Category Archives: Tombstone Tuesday

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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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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World Wide Cemetery – Tombstone Tuesdays July 2, 2019

I found this graving/cemetery/memorial website today and decided it would be this week’s Tombstone Tuesdays addition – World Wide Cemetery – Tombstone Tuesdays July 2, 2019: https://cemetery.org/.There is a one-time $90 fee to add a memorial: https://cemetery.org/memorial-form/; additional information: https://cemetery.org/about/. … Continue reading

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Mark Every Grave Headstone Company – Tombstone Tuesdays June 25, 2019

I chose this company , Mark Every Grave – http://mark-every-grave.mybigcommerce.com/, for this week’s Tombstone Tuesdays post as headstones are often a sizeable investment and frequently you don’t think about them until somebody has died. I will repeat this below, but always … Continue reading

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Cemetery Census Website – Tombstone Tuesdays June 11, 2019

I found this website, Cemetery Census – http://cemeterycensus.com/ during a cemetery search. It only covers a handful of states right now. A volunteer effort to provide free listings of complete cemetery surveys along with photographs of grave markers. This is … Continue reading

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RecordAGrave Website – Tombstone Tuesdays June 4, 2019

I came across this website – RecordAGrave – https://www.recordagrave.com/records last week when I was looking for Tombstone Tuesdays possibilities. They are looking for photos you took and also offer the ability to do transcriptions of photos that others have taken. Note: … Continue reading

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Osawatomie State Hospital Asylum Bridge & Cemetery – Tombstone Tuesdays May 28, 2019

As I was searching for Osawatomie for https://upsdownsfamilyhistory.wordpress.com/2019/05/28/pronounce-this-kansas-names-youtube-video, I came across this YouTube video – Osawatomie State Hospital Asylum Bridge & Cemetery: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RPZTOzZld5o (about 6:02 minutes long). The cemetery is briefly mentioned in the beginning of the video and a lot … Continue reading

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Sedgwick County, Kansas KSGenWeb Cemetery Lists – Tombstone Tuesdays May 14, 2019

I decided to go with a local U. S. GenWeb Cemetery list – Sedgwick County, Kansas KSGenWeb Cemetery Lists – Tombstone Tuesdays May 14, 2019: http://www.ksgenweb.org/sedgwick/cems.html. If you click on the red (or orange; looks reddish orange to me) cemetery … Continue reading

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The Very First Thing You Should Do Before Cleaning Headstones or Doing Anything with a Cemetery Plot – Tombstone Tuesdays April 21, 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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Prairie Creek Conservation Cemetery – Tombstone Tuesdays April 9, 2019

I chose Prairie Creek Conservation Cemetery –  https://www.prairiecreekconservationcemetery.org/ as the Tombstone Tuesdays for April 9, 2019. It’s one of a growing trend for conservation cemeteries. According to Our Mission and Story – https://www.prairiecreekconservationcemetery.org/our-mission-and-story: Mission Statement: The mission of Prairie Creek … Continue reading

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