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New Languages and Suggesting a Merge — Find A Grave News January 2019

We’ve been working hard on some updates to the site and today we rolled a few of them out. A lot of today’s changes are smaller tweaks and bug fixes that you may or may not notice, but there are … Continue reading

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Johnny Cash And Roy Clark – Folsom Prison Blues — donaldelley

  via Johnny Cash And Roy Clark – Folsom Prison Blues — donaldelley. If the video doesn’t work, try https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=T6txoV_mGQg since some videos only work if you click on the original link or view them on YouTube. Here is Roy’s … Continue reading

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Sir Nicholas Winton Remembered

I saw a post on Facebook today about Sir Nicholas Winton. If you are not familiar with him, he helped rescue 669 children, mostly Jews, from Czechoslovakia shortly before World War II broke out. You can learn more about him … Continue reading

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Understanding Cemetery Symbols, Part II – BillionGraves

Understanding Cemetery Symbols, Part II: https://blog.billiongraves.com/2019/02/05/understanding-cemetery-symbols-part-ii/. I covered part I in: Understanding Cemetery Symbols Part I – BillionGraves which can be found at https://blog.billiongraves.com/2019/01/29/understanding-the-cemetery-symbols-on-your-ancestors-gravestones/. More information about each symbol below can be found on the first link above. Cemetery Symbol … Continue reading

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Happy Angel Day Dad February 7, 1977

I have memory issues, but some things stick in my memory. The death of Dad is one of those events. He died February 7, 1977. You can visit his grave on BillionGraves: https://billiongraves.com/headstone/Fredrick-Willard-Smith/843592  or Find-A-Grave: https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/85161383/f-smit – has a photo … Continue reading

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Some of the Strangest Locations for Headstones

As somebody who photographs headstones when I have the opportunity, I have seen them pop up in the most unusual places during my research. Some are in the middle of roadways, like: https://www.indystar.com/story/news/2016/06/14/remains-seven-found-grave-middle-road/85866202/; I haven’t run across any of these … Continue reading

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Awesome #BillionGraves May Contest

If you haven’t participated in #BillionGraves yet, this is the month to do it. For photos, you need to take them with the BG app (available for many Android and i-devices – tablets and phones, check here, not a complete … Continue reading

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