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Animals at the Cemetery: Wildlife Meets Afterlife — BillionGraves Blog – Tombstone Tuesday February 16, 2021

Cemeteries are usually associated with death, but they are actually full of life – animal life. As cities around the world expand and the number of urban green spaces decrease, animals are crowded out of their natural habitats. 21 more words … Continue reading

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Father’s Death Anniversary – February 7, 2021

On February 7, 1977, my father died. He passed away around 9 P. M. at night. Mom called the ambulance and I remember they had trouble getting Dad out of the house as it was a 3 foot drop to … Continue reading

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Using Gravestone Clues to Grow Your Family Tree — BillionGraves Blog Tombstone Tuesdays January 26, 2021

Using gravestone clues to grow your family tree may be one of genealogy’s best kept secrets! Do you have some brick walls in your family tree? 34 more words Using Gravestone Clues to Grow Your Family Tree — BillionGraves Blog. Decided … Continue reading

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What is the Difference Between BillionGraves and Find A Grave? Part Two: For Researchers – BillionGraves – Tombstone Tuesdays January 19, 2021

Disclosure: I pay a yearly subscription for BillionGraves+. I also sometimes earn free months through transcribing. In the past, I have occasionally won prizes during contests although it has been a while since I last won anything or transcribed enough … Continue reading

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KansasGravestones.org Cemeteries – Tombstone Tuesdays January 12, 2021

This week’s Tombstones Tuesdays post is about one state originally mentioned in this post – Gravestones.org Websites – Tombstone Tuesdays March 12, 2019, specifically Kansas Kansas Gravestones. Over 102,000 headstones from around Kansas. Going to be much shorter than most … Continue reading

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20 Tips for BillionGraves Transcribers — BillionGraves Blog Tombstone Tuesdays January 5, 2021

These tips for BillionGraves transcribers are fantastic! Whether you have been transcribing gravestone images for years or are just thinking about volunteering, there is something here for you! 29 more words 20 Tips for BillionGraves Transcribers — BillionGraves Blog. Direct link: … Continue reading

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Tournai Communal Cemetery, Tournai, Belgium – Tombstone Tuesdays December 29, 2020

After seeing this post last night – December 28. Tournai Communal Cemetery. Roll of Honour — Remembrance NI – Every day is a Remembrance Day, original post: December 28. Tournai Communal Cemetery. Roll of Honour — Remembrance NI – Every … 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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3 AMAZING GRAVESTONE OBELISKS — BillionGraves Blog – Tombstones Tuesdays November 10, 2020

I saw this yesterday on BillionGraves: https://blog.billiongraves.com/3-amazing-gravestone-obelisks/. Much longer article in the link. I thought this was a good Tombstones Tuesdays choice. 3 AMAZING GRAVESTONE OBELISKS  BillionGraves, November 9, 2020 14 min read Gravestone obelisks have been one of the most popular … Continue reading

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8 Outstanding Eagle Scouts Serving in Cemeteries — BillionGraves Blog – Tombstones Tuesdays October 20, 2020

There are some outstanding Eagle Scouts serving in cemeteries, taking hundreds of thousands of gravestone photographs to help others find their ancestors and expand their family trees. We would like to give a shout-out to a few of them. The rank … Continue reading

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