Tag Archives: Cemeteries

New Free Historical Records on FamilySearch: Week of April 22, 2019

I checked https://media.familysearch.org/ and saw FamilySearch had added – New Free Historical Records on FamilySearch: Week of April 22, 2019: https://media.familysearch.org/new-free-historical-records-on-familysearch–week-of-april-22-2019/. FamilySearch added an amazing 42.5 million new, free, indexed historical records this week from the 1939 England and Wales National Register. This collection is accessible through FamilySearch’s … Continue reading

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Biedenharn Coca-Cola Museum, Vicksburg – Mississippi Mondays April 22, 2019

Found this Mississippi Mondays choice on Atlas Obscura – Biedenharn Coca-Cola Museum: https://www.atlasobscura.com/places/biedenharn-coca-cola-museum. Facebook (website or blog page): https://www.facebook.com/Biedenharn-Coca-Cola-Museum-170178739687498/ Flickr: https://www.flickr.com/search/?text=Biedenharn%20Coca-Cola%20Museum%20Vicksburg (May be some mix with Monroe, Louisiana Museum) Google Maps: Google Maps Location (Street View if you click on the … Continue reading

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FindMyPast Fridays – April 19, 2019

I am glad that FindMyPast decided to post it on Thursday this week. Here’s the FindMyPast Fridays for April 19, 2019 – https://blog.findmypast.com/findmypast-friday-april-19th-2634977664.html. Durham Bishop’s Transcripts Baptisms Over 741,000 records have been added to our collection of Durham Bishop’s Transcripts … Continue reading

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Ruleville Hot and Cold Water Towers – Mississippi Mondays April 15, 2019

Found this Mississippi Mondays choice on Roadside America – Ruleville Hot and Cold Water Towers https://www.roadsideamerica.com/tip/51580. Atlas Obscura: No listing located Facebook (website or blog page): https://www.facebook.com/search/str/Ruleville+Water+Towers+MS/keywords_search Flickr: https://www.flickr.com/search/?text=Ruleville%20MS%20Water%20Towers Google Maps: Google Maps Location (if you click on the road … Continue reading

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Ground Penetrating Radar (GPR) in Cemeteries

This is a post I started working on years ago. There’s a Wichita, Kansas cemetery, Highland Cemetery – BillionGraves: https://billiongraves.com/cemetery/Highland-Cemetery/37991; Find-A-Grave: https://www.findagrave.com/cemetery/92689/highland-cemetery considered to be the first one according to many records. It was abandoned by its owners in the early … Continue reading

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FindMyPast Fridays April 12, 2019

Here’s FindMyPast Fridays for April 12, 2019: https://blog.findmypast.com/findmypast-friday-12-april-2019-2634406007.html I have been checking https://blog.findmypast.com/latest-records/ since yesterday, April 11, 2019, as they frequently post it on Thursdays instead of waiting until Friday. As of late Thursday evening, it had not posted. It … Continue reading

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RIP Richard “Dick” Cole, Doolittle Raider April 9, 2019

Updated with a link to several more Virtual Cemeteries. I was at home last night when I saw the note on Facebook about Doolittle Raider Dick Cole dying. He was 103 years old and the last surviving member of the … Continue reading

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