Tombstone Tuesday — Elmwood Cemetery

by Laurel | September 16th, 2014

A random tombstone from Elmwood Cemetery. Click through to see a larger version of the images.

Nellie Dickinson Hartnett

Nellie Dickinson McClellan Hartnett,
Side 1

Nellie Dickinson Hartnett

Nellie Dickinson McClellan Hartnett
Side 2

Miss Nellie Josephine
Born Sept 13, 1861
Died March 27, 1952
Married to
Mr. George G. McClellan
Nov 9, 1892
Married to
Mr. Dennis Edward Hartnett
October 24, 1914

Easthampton, March 27, 1952 — Mrs. Nellie (Dickinson) McClellan Hartnett, 90, of Mineral Road, Loudville, died at her home this morning after a short illness. Born in Monroe, New Hampshire, she was the daughter of the late John and Lucy (Torrey) Dickinson and had lived in Loudville 57 years. She was married in 1892 to George McClellan, who died in 1913. In 1914 she married Dennis Hartnett, who died in 1946,. She was a member of the Springfield chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution and Plymouth Church of Pilgrims, Brooklyn, New York.

Obituary adapted from The Springfield Republican.

Leave a Reply

You must be logged in to post a comment.


Suggested Holyoke Books

Mountain Park -- The Holyoke destination we all loved.

Mount Holyoke College

Mount Holyoke College, Postcard History by Donna Albino. Many Holyoke women have attended Mount Holyoke. Author also maintains an amazing MHC website based upon her personal collection.

Holyoke - Chicopee, A Perspective

Holyoke-Chicopee: A Perspective, by Ella Merkel DiCarlo. DiCarlo, a former Transcript columnist offers a fascinating compilation of her essays. Published in 1982, this out-of-print book is worth looking for in the aftermarket.


Holyoke, by Craig Della Penna. The first Holyoke book in the Arcadia series, published in 1997.

Belle Skinner Collection

Belle Skinner Collection, by Ruth Isabel Skinner. Published in 1933, this book is long out of print but copies are still available in the aftermarket.

Mitch Epstein: Family Business

Mitch Epstein: Family Business Published in 2003, available in the aftermarket. Epstein's furniture.