Cemetery/Graving Websites November 6, 2019

If you go to https://upsdownsfamilyhistory.wordpress.com/tag/Tombstone-tuesday/ or https://upsdownsfamilyhistory.wordpress.com/category/cemetery/, this is my weekly theme post about cemeteries, graving websites, and things related to the above items as well as posts that have been put in the Cemetery category. In addition to the above list, I do posts about these things outside of my weekly theme post.

I can’t find a link that included the Top Graving websites as I believe I have missed a couple. The below sites may or may not allow you to add records or memorials. Other sites welcome adding records, photos, etc. Each site has its own rules – what is acceptable with one site may not be allowed on another site. I will probably add to this list over time and occasionally update it as needed.

Some of the more popular graving websites below:

African American Cemeteries Online http://africanamericancemeteries.com/

American Battle Monuments Commission: American Battle Monuments Commission

BillionGraves: BillionGraves

Cemetery Census – http://cemeterycensus.com/

Commonwealth War Graves Commission (CWGC): https://www.cwgc.org

Cyndi’s List: https://www.cyndislist.com/cemeteries/

Find-A-Grave: Find A Grave

Genealogy Trails: http://genealogytrails.com/ (you have to choose a state, then a county)

US GenWeb Transcription Tombstone Project: usgwtombstones.org (you have to choose a state, then a county)

Gravestones.org: https://iowagravestones.org/gpp-info.php (list of the different state projects)

Histopolis: www.histopolis.com/cemeteries

Interment.net: Interment.net

JewishGen: https://www.jewishgen.org/databases/cemetery/

Names in Stone: http://www.namesinstone.com/default.aspx

Political Graveyard: https://politicalgraveyard.com/

RecordAGrave – https://www.recordagrave.com/records

United States National Cemetery System: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/United_States_National_Cemetery_System (this is a complicated one has it is divided between several branches of the government (U. S. Army, V. A., overseas military burials, etc.)

V. A. Nationwide Gravesite Locator: https://gravelocator.cem.va.gov

Names cannot be added to the listing if a government grave marker was not furnished for the grave, or if the existing government grave marker was furnished prior to 1997.

The above restriction only applies if the veteran was buried in a non-V. A. cemetery.

Worldwide Cemeteries – A Waymarking.com Category: https://www.waymarking.com/cat/details.aspx?f=1&guid=205c956b-25b3-47fe-9fb1-2c758098e5cb&st=2

World Wide Cemetery (paid site to add memorials, but free to view): https://cemetery.org/visit-a-memorial/



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

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