Category Archives: Cemetery

Rainwater Observatory and Planetarium – French Camp Mississippi Mondays June 15, 2020

For today’s Mississippi Mondays post, I started with Walthall in Webster County, but switched to French Camp in Choctaw County after seeing Rainwater Observatory and Planetarium. Going to be interesting to see what I can find on it. Official websites: … Continue reading

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New and exclusive Scottish family records – FindMyPast Fridays June 12, 2020

I checked last night and didn’t see it posted. It usually shows up Thursday or Friday at  https://www.findmypast.com/blog/new. Here’s the direct link –New and exclusive Scottish family records: https://www.findmypast.com/blog/new/scottish-family-records Liam Kelly 12 June 2020 –snip– Findmypast is home to the … Continue reading

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Gravestone Photographic Resource – Tombstone Tuesdays June 9, 2020

I find this site, Gravestone Photographic Resource: https://www.gravestonephotos.com/index.php, through another blog post: https://loiswillis.blog/2020/04/07/cemeteries/ as I was looking for potential Tombstone Tuesdays for this week’s post. It’s not a site I was familiar with before seeing it on a list posted by … Continue reading

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Sam B. Olden Yazoo Historic Museum / Triangle Cultural Center – Yazoo City Mississippi Mondays June 8, 2020

For today’s Mississippi Mondays post, I decided to check out Yazoo City in Yazoo County. I found the Triangle Cultural Center – https://www.tripadvisor.com/Attraction_Review-g44101-d4688349-Reviews-Triangle_Cultural_Center-Yazoo_City_Mississippi.html; it also houses the Sam B. Olden Yazoo Historic Museum. Going to be interesting as I need … Continue reading

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Millions of new electoral registers and more – FindMyPast Fridays June 5, 2020

I checked last night and didn’t see it posted. It usually shows up Thursday or Friday at  https://www.findmypast.com/blog/new. Here’s the direct link –Millions of new electoral registers and more: https://www.findmypast.com/blog/new/british-canadian-records Liam Kelly 05 June 2020 –snip– This Findmypast Friday, we’ve … Continue reading

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Cemetery Sites – Tombstone Tuesdays June 2, 2020

This is a slightly different Tombstone Tuesdays post. It’s Cemetery Sites – https://www.cemeterysites.com/. It’s not a traditional genealogy cemetery website where you have listings for people buried in a cemetery. From its About page: https://www.cemeterysites.com/about.html About Us   Our mission … Continue reading

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Unita Zelma Brown Blackwell – Mississippi Mondays June 1, 2020

For this week’s Mississippi Mondays post, I decided to check out Mayersville in Issaquena County. In doing the research, I came across Unita Zelma (Brown) Blackwell, the first African American female mayor elected in Mississippi. Here’s the article about her … Continue reading

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New British military records from World War 2 and beyond – FindMyPast Fridays May 29, 2020

I checked last night and didn’t see it posted. It usually shows up Thursday or Friday at  https://www.findmypast.com/blog/new. I shortened the items as it would have been over 800 words if I included the entire article. Here’s the direct link … Continue reading

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How to Find a Gravestone at the Cemetery — BillionGraves Blog- Tombstone Tuesdays May 26, 2020

Have you ever tried to find a gravestone in a large cemetery? One with tens of thousands of gravestones? If so, you know how time-consuming, and even frustrating, it can be. Unless you use the BillionGraves app! Then it’s easy! … Continue reading

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Gulfport World War I Memorial Cenotaph – Mississippi Mondays May 25, 2020

There is a World War I Memorial in my hometown. I thought it was a fitting Memorial Day Mississippi Mondays post. It’s not too far from another place I mentioned about 2 months ago – Closing of Triplett-Day Pharmacy will … Continue reading

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