Category Archives: Cemetery

United States National Cemetery System – Tombstone Tuesdays July 16, 2019

I initially started this as a separate post last month, but decided it deserved to be a Tombstone Tuesdays post – United States National Cemetery System: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/United_States_National_Cemetery_System. It may get confusing as there several federal agencies (V. A., NPS, Army … Continue reading

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New Free Historical Records on FamilySearch: Week of 15 July 2019

I saw this earlier today on FamilySearch – New Free Historical Records on FamilySearch: Week of 15 July, 2019: https://media.familysearch.org/new-free-historical-records-on-familysearch-week-of-15-july-2019/. FamilySearch added new, free, historical records this week from Bolivia, Canada, England, Peru, South Africa, Sweden, Venezuela and the United States, including Alabama, California, Hawaii, … Continue reading

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Recently Added and Updated Collections on Ancestry – July 11, 2019

I saw this today on Ancestry.com – Recently Added and Updated Collections on Ancestry – July 11, 2019: https://www.ancestry.com/cs/recent-collections. It wasn’t on their site yesterday. New and Updated   UPDATED Caribbean, Obituary Index, 2003-2011 7/11/2019 UPDATED Canada, Obituary Collection, 1898-2018 … Continue reading

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The Problem with Cemeteries and GPS When Multiple Cemeteries Are Adjacent – July 12, 2019

When I first had the thought to do this post, I couldn’t figure out where it was coming from. Then I had an Aha (or Eureka effect) moment. My eyes saw it, but missed it. However, my brain put 2 … Continue reading

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June 2019 Double Prize Contest Winners! – BillionGraves

I am somehow missed this as it was posted almost a week ago – June Double Prize Contest Winners! – BillionGraves: https://blog.billiongraves.com/2019/07/05/june-double-prize-contest-winners/. Congratulations to the winners. Congratulations to June’s top BillionGraves photographer and transcriber Double Prize Contest winners! Thanks for … Continue reading

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Egyptian Gravestone Symbols – BillionGraves Tombstone Tuesdays July 9, 2019

I saw this on BillionGraves earlier this afternoon – Egyptian Gravestone Symbols: https://blog.billiongraves.com/2019/07/09/egyptian-gravestone-symbols/. Have you ever come across Egyptian gravestone symbols in the cemetery – perhaps even on your own ancestor’s gravestone – and wondered why they were there and … Continue reading

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New Free Historical Records on FamilySearch: Week of 8 July 2019

I saw this earlier today on FamilySearch – New Free Historical Records on FamilySearch: Week of 8 July, 2019:https://media.familysearch.org/new-free-historical-records-on-familysearch-week-of-8-july–2019/. FamilySearch added new, free, historical records this week from Australia, Brazil, Cape Verde, Costa Rica, the Dominican Republic, France, Italy, South Africa, Sweden, and the United … Continue reading

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N.E. Pennsylvania woman wins U.S. Supreme Court case to keep grave seekers off her land – The Philadelphia Inquirer June 20, 2019

Standard Disclaimer: I am not an attorney and any comments I post are not intended, nor should they be construed, as legal advice. If you need legal advice, please consult a legal expert who is familiar with the area of … Continue reading

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Recently Added and Updated Collections on Ancestry – July 3, 2019

I saw this yesterday on Ancestry.com – Recently Added and Updated Collections on Ancestry – July 3, 2019: https://www.ancestry.com/cs/recent-collections. New and Updated   NEW Web: Wayne County Indiana Marriage Records, 1811-1903 7/3/2019  

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Recently Added and Updated Collections on Ancestry – July 2, 2019

I saw this earlier on Ancestry.com – Recently Added and Updated Collections on Ancestry – July 2, 2019: https://www.ancestry.com/cs/recent-collections. New and Updated   NEW WEB: Idaho, Reconstructed State Census, 1890 7/2/2019 NEW WEB: Connecticut Marriage Records, 1897-1968 7/1/2019 NEW WEB: … Continue reading

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