Category Archives: Cemetery

New Free Historical Records on FamilySearch: Week of 14 September 2020 – FamilySearch

I saw this on FamilySearch today – New Free Historical Records on FamilySearch: Week of 14 September 2020: https://media.familysearch.org/new-free-historical-records-on-familysearch-week-of-14-september-2020/. Over 1,000 words, but scroll through the list to see if something interests you. FamilySearch added 100K new, digital images for Italy, Trieste … Continue reading

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Recently Added and Updated Collections on Ancestry – September 14, 2020

I checked recently and saw new updates – Ancestry.com – Recently Added and Updated Collections on Ancestry – September 14, 2020: https://www.ancestry.com/cs/recent-collections. Only including updates after September 11, 2020. New and Updated     UPDATED Sweden, Select Baptisms, 1611-1909 9/14/2020 … Continue reading

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Permissions and the tombstone photo – The Legal Genealogist – Tombstone Tuesdays September 15, 2020

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 – September 11, 2020

I checked recently and saw new updates – Ancestry.com – Recently Added and Updated Collections on Ancestry – September 11, 2020: https://www.ancestry.com/cs/recent-collections. Only including updates after September 1, 2020. New and Updated UPDATED Illinois, Federal Naturalization Records, 1840-1991 9/11/2020 NEW … Continue reading

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Researchers tentatively identify 72 men believed to be buried at Sugar Land 95 site – Houston Chronicle – September 8, 2020

I saw this on the Houston Chronicle – Researchers tentatively identify 72 men believed to be buried at Sugar Land 95 site: https://www.houstonchronicle.com/news/houston-texas/houston/article/Researchers-identify-72-men-believed-to-be-buried-15543818.php. Definitely worth a read as DNA is being used to try and identify those who were buried … Continue reading

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Arlington National Cemetery Reopens to the Public for Gravesite Visitation Only – Arlington National Cemetery – September 8, 2020

I initially did this post with the link to the Stars and Stripes article, but it is a pay site and while I saw it there first, the article is COVID-19 related and free for now on their website, I … Continue reading

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Occupational Gravestones are Family History Clues – BillionGraves Blog- September 8, 2020

I saw this on BillionGraves today – Occupational Gravestones are Family History Clues: http://blog.billiongraves.com/occupational-gravestones/. The article includes several occupations and has a list of obscure occupational terms. Cathy Wallace, 1 day ago Occupational gravestones can help you discover the story … Continue reading

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How to make connections across oceans with the Catholic Heritage Archive – FindMyPast August 18, 2020

I saw this recently on FindMyPast – How to make connections across oceans with the Catholic Heritage Archive: https://www.findmypast.com/blog/help/catholic-irish-american-ancestors. It’s a long article, but thought I would give a glimpse of it. There is a video in the link. Niall … Continue reading

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New Free Historical Records on FamilySearch: Week of 7 September 2020

I saw this on FamilySearch today – New Free Historical Records on FamilySearch: Week of 7 September 2020: https://media.familysearch.org/new-free-historical-records-on-familysearch-week-of-7-september-2020/. Over 1,000 words, but scroll through the list to see if something interests you. This week FamilySearch added over 1M new Catholic … Continue reading

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Geographic Names Information System (GNIS) – Tombstone Tuesdays September 8, 2020

For some reason, I thought I had posted about Geographic Names Information System (GNIS) – https://geonames.usgs.gov/index.html before now. In doing a search on my posts, I am not seeing any posts about it. It is part of the U.S. Geological … Continue reading

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