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Happy Angel Day Sabrina February 10, 2020 – Forgiveness Sundays February 9, 2020

Happy Early Angel Day Sabrina. You are missed and have not been forgotten. I chose to post this a day early for Forgiveness Sunday as the driver was never caught and I pray for him or her that they may … Continue reading

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Dad You Are Not Forgotten R. I. P. February 7, 1977

It’s hard to believe it’s been so long since Dad passed away. It was about this time of the night when he died. I never know how the anniversary will hit me. In some years, it’s harder than others. In … Continue reading

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Portraits in Stone – BillionGraves Tombstone Tuesdays January 21, 2020

I checked BillionGraves earlier and saw this –  Portraits in Stone: https://blog.billiongraves.com/portraits-in-stone/. Thought it made a good Tombstone Tuesdays post. Families have been immortalizing their loved ones with portraits in stone on their gravesites for thousands of years. After all, it’s … Continue reading

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A Mystery of Iwo Jima Solved – YouTube Video UPS

I saw this yesterday on YouTube – A Mystery of Iwo Jima Solved – YouTube Video UPS: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eh-06Hy45Qc (about 4:57 minutes long). Nice to see the two who died were finally identified thanks to the UPS executive. Find-A-Grave: https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/3774625/charles-gilbert-fischer and … Continue reading

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Australian Gravestone Images – BillionGraves January 7, 2020

I saw this yesterday on BillionGraves – Australian Gravestone Symbols – BillionGraves: https://blog.billiongraves.com/australian-gravestone-symbols/. The full article is over 2,800 words! Here’s a snippet of less than 400 words. BillionGraves January 7, 2020 about 14 minute read –snip– It’s a great … Continue reading

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Some Suggestions on Taking Headstone Photographs – January 7, 2020

If you are going to take headstone photographs, here are some suggestions I recommend. It doesn’t matter if you take them for Find-A-Grave, BillionGraves, or any other graving website that allows photo uploads. First, take a distant shot, preferably close … Continue reading

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Insider Secrets from BillionGraves Super-Fans — BillionGraves Blog December 10, 2019

Straight from BillionGraves Super-Fans, here are some insider secrets, professional tips, and new perspectives! These great ideas will help you become a better cemetery photographer, a more efficient data transcriber, and a more effective genealogist! Insider Secret #1: Finding a … Continue reading

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Coffelt Database of Vietnam Casualties – Tombstone Tuesdays December 10, 2019

I found this a while back – Coffelt Database of Vietnam Casualties: http://www.coffeltdatabase.org. More information: http://www.coffeltdatabase.org/srchbyname.php. MARCH 2019 We have imposed a usage limit. You can access a maximum of 14 casualty pages a day. If you exceed a daily … Continue reading

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Calvary Cemetery, Queens County, New York – Tombstones Tuesdays December 3, 2019

Calvary Cemetery (all four sections) is the largest cemetery – https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Calvary_Cemetery_(Queens,_New_York), by number of burials, inurnments, entombments, etc. in the United States. It has over 3 million permanent residents. It’s only 365 acres in size. It pales in land area … Continue reading

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Mayflower Family Gravestones — BillionGraves Blog – Tombstones Tuesdays November 26, 2019

Mayflower family gravestones help tell the story of the 102 passengers who set sail for America in 1620 with hopes of a better life and a place where they and their children could worship in peace. It was a harrowing … Continue reading

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