The following is the front and back of my picture, 2 x 3 in size (fitting in the palm of my hand).
Of course, my first question was "Whose Grandpa?" I remember my great-grandfather, Frederick Parker Bustin (1886-1965), buried in Evergreen Cemetery in Portland, Maine. Was this his father or his grandfather?
My second question was "Where is Church Hill?" It was not a placename I was familiar with, although I had to assume it was in New Brunswick, where my great-grandfather grew up. Was this a church graveyard, or was this the name of a NB village, like Mechanic Settlement, where "Pap" was born.
Google Maps led me to a Church Hill Rd near Mechanic Settlement, as well as Elgin, a town I had also heard mention of:
After quite a bit of creative googling, going back and forth between Church Hill, Church Hill Cemetery, Church Hill United Church, I finally arrived at a list of Albert Co., New Brunswick, cemeteries, and lo and behold, there was my cemetery - Church Hill United Cemetery Est. 1865, in ELGIN! And it was annotated as being fully transcribed in 2010! You can only imagine how excited I was!
But here is the best part -- M. Helena Lewis, just this August, transcribed and photographed (!) every single grave, including those of my great-great Bustin grandparents. Here they are, with full credit to Ms. Lewis for doing all the work:
Samuel J Bustin
died Oct 29, 1897 aged 79 yrs 4 ms
Mary E Bustin
died July 10, 1904 aged 55 yrs 10 ms
As I finish this post, I realize suddenly that Great Great Grandmother Bustin died when she was the age I am now - 55. I can only speculate on her life, which undoubtedly was a hard one, and what caused her death. But I am thrilled with this "best yet" genealogy discovery, and hope to make it down east someday to pay my respects.