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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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12 CEMETERY SUPERSTITIONS — BillionGraves Blog Tombstone Tuesday April 6, 2021

I saw this yesterday on BillionGraves – 12 CEMETERY SUPERSTITIONS https://blog.billiongraves.com/cemetery-superstitions/  Cathy Wallace, 1 day ago Cemetery superstitions from the last century or two may have more influence over how you behave when it comes to family funerals and burials than … Continue reading

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Mobile National Cemetery – Tombstone Tuesdays March 30, 2021

Chose to look at Mobile National Cemetery in Mobile, Alabama for this week’s Tombstone Tuesdays post. Official website: https://www.cem.va.gov/cems/nchp/mobile.asp BillionGraves: https://billiongraves.com/cemetery/Mobile-National-Cemetery/180892 Cemetery Census – http://cemeterycensus.com/ No listing located Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/pages/Mobile%20National%20Cemetery/108528302505670/ Find-A-Grave: https://www.findagrave.com/cemetery/109427/mobile-national-cemetery (1 Famous memorial –  https://www.findagrave.com/cemetery/109427/famous-memorials) Flickr: Some listings … Continue reading

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Manila American Cemetery – Tombstone Tuesdays March 23, 2021

I decided to focus this week’s Tombstone Tuesday post on Manila American Cemetery https://www.abmc.gov/Manila. It’s an American Battle Monuments Commission (ABMC) Cemetery in Manila. Temporarily closed due to COVID-19.  BillionGraves: https://billiongraves.com/cemetery/Manila-American-Cemetery-and-Memorial/148374 CWGC: Not applicable https://www.cwgc.org/ Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/pages/Manila%20American%20Cemetery/119614674750771/; public group: https://www.facebook.com/groups/429765344261320 Find-A-Grave: https://www.findagrave.com/cemetery/1976551/manila-american-cemetery-and-memorial (34 Famous memorials … Continue reading

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WHAT ABOUT UNMARKED GRAVES? — BillionGraves Blog Tombstone Tuesday March 16, 2021

I saw this today on BillionGraves – http://blog.billiongraves.com/what-about-unmarked-graves/ Cathy Wallace, 1 day ago Unmarked graves are burial sites without visible markers. How will those who have been buried in graves without headstones be remembered? Thanks to the BillionGraves app, there is … Continue reading

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Burial Customs from Around the World — BillionGraves Blog Tombstone Tuesday March 9, 2021

Burial customs from around the world provide an important link to our ancestors. They are physical evidence of a society’s spiritual beliefs, sometimes dating back thousands of years. Most people believe that their ancestor’s spirits journey to an afterlife but … Continue reading

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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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