Category Archives: Cemetery

Recently Added and Updated Collections on Ancestry – November 23, 2020

I checked recently and saw new updates – Ancestry.com – Recently Added and Updated Collections on Ancestry – November 23 2020: https://www.ancestry.com/cs/recent-collections. Only including updates after November 19, 2020. New and Updated   New and Updated UPDATED Albemarle County, Virginia … Continue reading

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Happy Thanksgiving November 26, 2020

Happy Thanksgiving 2020. I realize it’s going to be hard for some people, especially during this pandemic. Please use masks and only eat with people who live with you. Canada’s Thanksgiving last month showed a large spike in COVID-19 cases … Continue reading

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New Free Historical Records on FamilySearch: Week of 23 November 2020 – FamilySearch

I saw this on FamilySearch today – New Free Historical Records on FamilySearch: Week of 23 November 2020: https://media.familysearch.org/new-free-historical-records-on-familysearch-week-of-23-november-2020/. Over 1,000 words, but scroll through the list to see if something interests you. Check out 5M new, free German historical church records on FamilySearch … Continue reading

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WINGED SKULL GRAVESTONE SYMBOLS – BillionGraves Tombstone Tuesdays November 24, 2020

I saw this yesterday on BillionGraves – WINGED SKULL GRAVESTONE SYMBOLS:  http://blog.billiongraves.com/winged-skull-gravestone-symbols/. Article is longer, but I shortened it to give a glimpse.    Cathy Wallace, November 23, 2020  10 min read   Winged skull gravestone symbols were common in 18th-century cemeteries. While they … Continue reading

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Apologies for Getting Behind on Posting – November 23, 2020

I received an e-mail about why I added someone to a cemetery. As my addition included an epitaph and a note about a symbol on the headstone, I didn’t expect it would take long to find where I saw the … Continue reading

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Brand new British and Irish military records – FindMyPast Fridays November 20, 2020

I checked last night and saw it posted. It usually shows up Thursday or Friday at  https://www.findmypast.com/blog/new.  I shortened it a fair amount. Here’s the direct link – Brand new British and Irish military records:  https://www.findmypast.com/blog/new/british-irish-military-records https://www.findmypast.com/blog/new/unique-wartime-records Niall Cullen 20 November … Continue reading

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Recently Added and Updated Collections on Ancestry – November 19, 2020

I checked recently and saw new updates – Ancestry.com – Recently Added and Updated Collections on Ancestry – November 19, 2020: https://www.ancestry.com/cs/recent-collections. Only including updates after November 17, 2020. New and Updated     UPDATED Germany, Lutheran Baptisms, Marriages, and … Continue reading

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Recently Added and Updated Collections on Ancestry – November 17, 2020

I checked recently and saw new updates – Ancestry.com – Recently Added and Updated Collections on Ancestry – November 17, 2020: https://www.ancestry.com/cs/recent-collections. Only including updates after November 13, 2020. New and Updated   UPDATED U.S., Obituary Collection, 1930-Current 11/17/2020

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New Free Historical Records on FamilySearch: Week of November 16, 2020 – FamilySearch

I saw this on FamilySearch today – New Free Historical Records on FamilySearch: Week of 16 November 2020: https://media.familysearch.org/new-free-historical-records-on-familysearch-week-of-16-november-2020/. Over 1,000 words, but scroll through the list to see if something interests you. FamilySearch added millions of Massachusetts Vital and Town Records … Continue reading

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Grand Gulf Cemetery – Tombstones Tuesdays November 17, 2020

I saw this cemetery, Grand Gulf Cemetery, yesterday on Mississippi Mondays post: http://Grand Gulf Military State Park, Port Gibson – Mississippi Mondays November 16, 2020. I thought the cemetery was a good Tombstones Tuesdays choice. On Find-A-Grave, it has 173 memorials, … Continue reading

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