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Everyone Thought He Was Just A School Janitor, Then They Discovered His Heroic WWII Past – YouTube Video

I saw this on YouTube – Everyone Thought He Was Just A School Janitor, Then They Discovered His Heroic WWII Past: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Y46QTMtPF-4 (around 6:50 minutes long). Not to spoil the story too much, but he was presumed dead when the … Continue reading

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20 Creative Eagle Scout Project Ideas – BillionGraves October 15, 2019

Over 2,700 words. For a synopsis of the 20 ideas, just do a search for Creative Eagle Scout Project Idea #, or simply look at the bullet points below: Creative Eagle Scout Project Idea #1: Take Photos of Gravestones Creative … Continue reading

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BillionGrave’s Club, Society, and Fraternity Gravestone Symbols – My View October 2, 2019

While waiting on Part 3 to show up, I decided to give my experiences with the symbols from all three (3) parts. This post was started before Part 3 showed up on September 30, 2019 although it posting after I … Continue reading

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Club, Society, and Fraternity Gravestone Symbols: Part 3 – BillionGraves September 30, 2019

I saw this on BillionGraves yesterday – http://blog.billiongraves.com/2019/09/30/5501/. One group missing from the list is Modern Woodmen of America (MWA): https://www.modernwoodmen.org/. They were the forerunners of the Woodmen of the World started by the same individual who later created the … Continue reading

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Jackson County Illinois Poor Farm Cemetery – Tombstone Tuesdays October 1, 2019

I saw this on my Facebook feed earlier today – Castle Perilous Games & Books sharing an article about Forgotten in death: SIUC archaeologists, students try to find location of Jackson County Poor Farm Cemetery: https://thesouthern.com/news/local/siu/forgotten-in-death-siuc-archaeologists-students-try-to-find-location/. I chose it as … Continue reading

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Helping a Friend Find Where Some Relatives Are Buried – September 28, 2019

I have been busy helping a friend figure out where five (5) of her relatives were buried. They are not on Find-A-Grave or BillionGraves. I found the most recent one had an obituary on Legacy.com. The others died between the … Continue reading

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Why You Should Be Careful of Memories – September 23, 2019

This is actually a serious post, but I am injecting humor into it to show why you shouldn’t trust memories. I have memory issues and have frequently thought something happened in a year that was not correct. In my case, … Continue reading

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Club, Society, and Fraternity Gravestone Symbols: Part 2 – BillionGraves September 16, 2019

Updated: Fixed a broken link. Here’s Part 2 of 3 – Club, Society, and Fraternity Gravestone Symbols: Part 2 – BillionGraves: https://blog.billiongraves.com/2019/09/16/club-society-and-fraternity-gravestone-symbols-part-2/. This is near the bottom of this post, but thought it should at the top as well: To … Continue reading

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Granite, Oklahoma Cemetery & The Funniest Graves In America? – YouTube Video

I saw this on YouTube on Sunday – Granite, Oklahoma Cemetery & The Funniest Graves In America? – YouTube Video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=s0e–2Aw_-0 (around 21:32 minutes long). I will be making Comecos Cenotaph Cemetery today’s Tombstone Tuesdays post.

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Comecos Cenotaph Cemetery – Tombstone Tuesdays September 17, 2019

I thought this cenotaph cemetery would be an interesting Tombstone Tuesdays post. I don’t expect a lot from the usual cemetery and graving sites and put those sites separately under the No listing located for the below websites On Sunday, … Continue reading

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