Category Archives: Cemetery

Fort Custer National Cemetery, Augusta, Michigan – Tombstone Tuesdays January 18, 2022

I decided to focus on Fort Custer National Cemetery, Augusta, Michigan for this week’s Tombstone Tuesday post. Official website: https://www.cem.va.gov/cems/nchp/FtCuster.asp BillionGraves: https://billiongraves.com/cemetery/Fort-Custer-National-Cemetery/160950 Cemetery Census – http://cemeterycensus.com/ No listing located Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/FtCusterNationalCemetery/ Find-A-Grave: https://www.findagrave.com/cemetery/109405/fort-custer-national-cemetery (1 Famous memorials https://www.findagrave.com/cemetery/109405/famous-memorials) Flickr: https://www.flickr.com/photos/billkimandthecats/37444340550 Foursquare: https://foursquare.com/v/fort-custer-national-cemetery/4bfac6d0328d76b00af314ec GenealogyTrails: http://genealogytrails.com/mich/kalamazoo/cemfortcuster.html Google Maps: Google Maps, Augusta, Mich (Street View … Continue reading

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1971 Missouri Death Certificates Are Being Indexed – Secretary of State Missouri January 11, 2022

I saw this in an e-mail from the Secretary of State’s Office in Missouri – The 1971 death certificates are online and ready to be indexed!: https://s1.sos.mo.gov/records/archives/evolunteers/. If you haven’t volunteered before, they have several people look at each record. … Continue reading

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10 Things You Didn’t Know About ‘The Beverly Hillbillies’ – Wide Open Country – Weirdness Wednesdays January 12, 2022

Here’s a nice post for this week’s Weirdness Wednesday post; saw it recently on 10 Things You Didn’t Know About ‘The Beverly Hillbillies’: https://www.wideopencountry.com/10-things-you-didnt-know-about-the-beverly-hillbillies/. Slightly longer article, but I included the topics below. This started after someone asked me where … Continue reading

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Why I Wasn’t Around Much Since Thursday – January 11, 2022

I was going out of town last Wednesday. My friend was doing a funeral on Saturday and offered to drop me off at my sister’s house as it was near enough that it was not that much out of the … Continue reading

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Change at Find A Grave — The Legal Genealogist

Not perfect, but it’s a start Find A Grave yesterday announced a new system for the posting of memorials for the “recently deceased” (defined as anyone who has died within the past year) in an effort to give the families some … Continue reading

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Massachusetts National Cemetery, Bourne, Massachusetts – Tombstone Tuesdays January 11, 2022

I decided to focus on Massachusetts National Cemetery,  Bourne, Massachusetts for this week’s Tombstone Tuesday post. Official website: https://www.cem.va.gov/cems/nchp/Massachusetts.asp BillionGraves: https://billiongraves.com/cemetery/Massachusetts-National-Cemetery/180884 Cemetery Census – http://cemeterycensus.com/ No listing located Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/pages/Massachusetts-National-Cemetery/112635118750484 Find-A-Grave: https://www.findagrave.com/cemetery/109426/massachusetts-national-cemetery (8 Famous memorials https://www.findagrave.com/cemetery/109426/famous-memorials) Flickr: https://www.flickr.com/photos/kimc1959/14286689196 Foursquare: https://foursquare.com/v/global-war-on-terror-memorial/5bc2649728374e002c497336 GenealogyTrails: Cemetery listed, but no information  http://genealogytrails.com/mass/barnstable/cemeteries.html Google Maps: Google … Continue reading

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Monthly Record Update for December 2021 – FamilySearch January 4, 2022

I saw this on FamilySearch recently – Monthly Record Update for December 2021: https://www.familysearch.org/en/blog/record-collection-december-2021. Over 1,000 words, but scroll through the list to see if something interests you. January 4, 2022 by  FamilySearch FamilySearch expanded its free online archives in December … Continue reading

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Atlanta airport’s piano man finds a friend for life after a stranger showed his kindness – CBS News December 30, 2021 – Weirdness Wednesdays January 5, 2022

Here’s a nice post for this week’s Weirdness Wednesday post; saw it recently on Atlanta airport’s piano man finds a friend for life after a stranger showed his kindness: https://www.cbsnews.com/news/atlanta-airport-piano-man-tonee-valentine-carter-carlos-whittaker/. Slightly longer article. BY MARK STRASSMANN December 30, 2021 Atlanta — … Continue reading

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The Final Resting Places of 3 Famous Artists — BillionGraves Blog January 3, 2022 Tombstone Tuesday January 4, 2022

Here’s a new BillionGraves topic posted last week – The Final Resting Places of 3 Famous Artists: The Final Resting Places of 3 Famous Artists that I thought was a good Tombstones Tuesday post. Much longer article. I included the … Continue reading

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Won’t Be Online Much This Week – January 2, 2022

I won’t be online much this week as I am going to be busy doing other things. I will post when I can. I may not post at all on Thursday and probably won’t do many of my theme posts … Continue reading

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