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FUNERAL CLUBS IN THE 19TH CENTURY — BillionGraves Blog June 21, 2021 Tombstone Tuesday July 20, 2021

Here’s a new BillionGraves topic posted yesterday – FUNERAL CLUBS IN THE 19TH CENTURY: https://blog.billiongraves.com/funeral-clubs-in-the-19th-century/ that I thought was a good Tombstones Tuesday post. Much longer article. Cathy Wallace, July 19, 2021 The mortality rate was high for the Victorians, particularly … Continue reading

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10 VICTORIAN CEMETERY TRADITIONS — BillionGraves Blog June 21, 2021 Tombstone Tuesday July 6, 2021

As a follow-up to an earlier Tombstone Tuesdays post – 10 VICTORIAN CEMETERY TRADITIONS — BillionGraves Blog June 21, 2021 Tombstone Tuesday June 22, 2021. I noticed this BillionGraves post yesterday – https://blog.billiongraves.com/preparing-the-victorian-home-for-a-funeral/. I included the topics below. Cathy Wallace, July … Continue reading

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10 VICTORIAN CEMETERY TRADITIONS — BillionGraves Blog June 21, 2021 Tombstone Tuesday June 22, 2021

I saw this recently on BillionGraves – UNDERTAKER ADVERTISEMENTS FROM T10 VICTORIAN CEMETERY TRADITIONS: https://blog.billiongraves.com/victorian-cemetery-traditions/. I included the topics below. Cathy Wallace, June 21, 2021 Victorian cemetery traditions were very intimate. Funerals were often held in the home and mourning periods … Continue reading

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UNDERTAKER ADVERTISEMENTS FROM THE 1800S — BillionGraves Blog June 11, 2021 Tombstone Tuesday June 15, 2021

I saw this recently on BillionGraves – UNDERTAKER ADVERTISEMENTS FROM THE 1800S: https://blog.billiongraves.com/undertaker-advertisements-from-the-1800s/. I included the topics below. Cathy Wallace, June 11, 2021 Undertaker advertisements of the 1800s hold fascinating information about the days in which our ancestors lived. –snip– Undertaker, … Continue reading

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Natal Alecrim, CGWC Brazil – Tombstone Tuesdays June 1, 2021

Here’s one of the Commonwealth Graves Commission (CWGC) in Brazil – https://www.cwgc.org/visit-us/find-cemeteries-memorials/cemetery-details/2024338/NATAL%20(ALECRIM)%20CEMETERY/  BillionGraves: https://billiongraves.com/cemetery/Cemit%C3%A9rio-Alecrim/167559 CWGC: https://www.cwgc.org/visit-us/find-cemeteries-memorials/cemetery-details/2024338/NATAL%20(ALECRIM)%20CEMETERY/ Facebook: possibly https://www.facebook.com/CentralDoBoloRN/ Find-A-Grave: https://www.findagrave.com/cemetery/2519186/natal-(alecrim)-cemetery (No Famous memorials) Flickr: Some listings located https://www.flickr.com/photos/artetumular/3418408526/ Google Maps: Google Maps, Natal Alecrim Cemetery Historical Marker Database: No listing located https://www.hmdb.org/ Inspirock: … Continue reading

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Today Visiting a Cemetery Mausoleum – May 31, 2021

Today I am visiting a cemetery mausoleum. It’s only open a couple of times a year – Christmas Day and Memorial Day week-end. It’s located in Highland Cemetery – https://billiongraves.com/cemetery/Highland-Cemetery/37991 (BillionGraves) and https://www.findagrave.com/cemetery/92689/highland-cemetery (Find-A-Grave). Here’s the City of Wichita link … Continue reading

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NATIVE AMERICAN BURIAL RITUALS — BillionGraves Blog May 22, 2021 Tombstone Tuesday May 24, 2021

I saw this recently on BillionGraves – NATIVE AMERICAN BURIAL RITUALS : https://blog.billiongraves.com/native-american-burial-rituals/ Cathy Wallace, 2 weeks ago Native American burial rituals can help us to understand the values of unique groups of people. –snip– Aleut Native American Burial Rituals –snip– Arapaho … Continue reading

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Mount Shasta youth volunteers photograph more than 1,000 gravestones for ‘BillionGraves’ – Mount Shasta Herald April 21, 2021

I saw this recently on Mount Shasta Herald – Mount Shasta youth volunteers photograph more than 1,000 gravestones for ‘BillionGraves’: https://www.mtshastanews.com/story/news/2021/04/21/mount-shasta-youth-photograph-gravestones-billiongraves/7281389002/. Slightly longer article, but here’s a brief synopsis. Bill Choy Mount Shasta Herald April 21, 2021 A group of … Continue reading

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British Cemetery Buenos Aires Argentina CWGC – Tombstone Tuesdays May 4, 2021

I decided to start with Commonwealth War Graves Commission (CWGC) cemeteries in other countries for this week’s Tombstone Tuesdays post, Cementerio Británico de Buenos Aires – https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cementerio_Brit%C3%A1nico BillionGraves: https://billiongraves.com/cemetery/Cementerio-Brit%C3%A1nico/166474 CWGC: https://www.cwgc.org/visit-us/find-cemeteries-memorials/cemetery-details/2000382/Buenos%20Aires%20(Chacarita)%20British%20Cemetery/ Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/www.cementeriobritanico.org.ar Find-A-Grave: https://www.findagrave.com/cemetery/1712616 (6 Famous memorials https://www.findagrave.com/cemetery/1712616/famous-memorials) Flickr: No listings located https://www.flickr.com/ Google … Continue reading

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Genealogy Trips are the New Family Vacation — BillionGraves Blog Tombstone Tuesday April 20, 2021

I saw this yesterday on BillionGraves – Genealogy Trips are the New Family Vacation: Genealogy Trips are the New Family Vacation   Cathy Wallace, 1 day ago https://blog.billiongraves.com/cemetery-superstitions/ Thought this would be a good Tombstone Tuesday post. Here are the 15 … Continue reading

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