Category Archives: Cemetery

The Old Find-A-Grave Site Shutting Down August 20, 2018; Not Talking about Find-A-Grave New’s Site

I am talking about and not For those not aware, the old site is still available for not quite a week. There are advantages and disadvantages to both sites. In some ways, the old site is still much … Continue reading

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Eligibility for Military Headstone

Not all veterans qualify for a military headstone. In addition, the V.A. doesn’t pay the setting fee for a headstone placed in a private cemetery. (some things aren’t covered on this link, but I included the relevant link when … Continue reading

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World War II Submarine Memorials by State

Here is a list of  World War II submarine war memorials by state (in some states, it covers non-World War II submarine memorials and in other states, no submarine memorials have been established even though the goal is to establish … Continue reading

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5th Blogversary and 500th Post

5th Blogversary and 500th Post I set this up to be both my 5th Blogversary and 500th post (according to WordPress, which doesn’t include several scheduled posts – one of which is scheduled for March 2019 and you’ll understand why … Continue reading

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Remains Found in Jamestown May Be Early Settler

I saw a link to a Washington Post article on the subject, but it immediately sends me to a subscription page if I want to view it. A quick search using a search engine gave me this alternative: Here’s … Continue reading

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Unique Funeral Home Viewing

Here is Renard’s Find-A-Grave memorial: I could have added Renard’s memorial on July 9th or earlier, but thought waiting a few weeks more was appropriate, and I expected somebody would add him sooner. Unusual send-off, but interesting and nice … Continue reading

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Genealogy with a Rabbit? (Seriously?)

via Genealogy with a Rabbit? (Seriously?) I don’t run into too many leprechaun rabbits, much less knighted ones. The reference to rabbits is best summed up at

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