Hey, Find A Grave… — The Legal Genealogist – Tombstone Tuesdays October 8, 2019

… it really is time to take action It was two months ago that The Legal Genealogist added this space’s voice to that of others calling for a moratorium on non-family-members posting memorials for the recently-deceased on Find A Grave for at least some time to give the families of those involved a chance to…

via Hey, Find A Grave… — The Legal Genealogist

Cite/link to this post: Judy G. Russell, “Hey, Find A Grave,” The Legal Genealogist (https://www.legalgenealogist.com/blog : posted 7 Oct 2019).

Saw this last night and decided it would be this week’s Tombstone Tuesdays post.

Sadly, I think it would take a major P. R. fiasco to get Ancestry or Find-A-Grave to make such a change.

I have had several opportunities to add Famous memorials that hadn’t been posted, but decided it was more important to let family members deal with the grief privately. That didn’t stop others from adding them, but I didn’t feel it was my place to intrude on  family grief.

If I can afford it before I die, I am going to purchase a pre-need stone and place it in a cemetery so I don’t have to worry about my daughter, family, or friends having to deal with this situation.

Previous Tombstone Tuesdays posts: https://upsdownsfamilyhistory.wordpress.com/tag/Tombstone-tuesday/

About Wichita Genealogist

Originally from Gulfport, Mississippi. Live in Wichita, Kansas now. I suffer Bipolar I, ultra-ultra rapid cycling, mixed episodes. Blog on a variety of topics - genealogy, DNA, mental health, among others. Let's collaborateDealspotr.com
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