Tag Archives: Cemeteries

Fort Custer National Cemetery — Grandma’s Ramblings

My husband and I visited the Fort Custer National Cemetery today. We were impressed by the entrance to the cemetery. All along the main road were rows and rows of flags. This Avenue of Flags was dedicated May 26, 1986. … Continue reading

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What’s the Oddest Cemetery You Ever Seen (In Person Or Online)?

NOTE: I am not putting down this cemetery or any cemetery for being a little or a lot different. My paternal grandmother’s family runs funeral homes and cemeteries although I did not know this for a long time. I have … Continue reading

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New Free Historical Records on FamilySearch: Week of 10 June 2019

I saw this yesterday on FamilySearch –New Free Historical Records on FamilySearch: Week of 10 June 2019: https://media.familysearch.org/new-free-historical-records-on-familysearch-week-of-10-june–2019/. FamilySearch added new, free, historical records this week from Spain, Bolivia, South Africa, Mexico, Russia, Peru, Sweden, and the United States, including Alabama, Georgia, Louisiana, North Dakota, Texas, … Continue reading

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Watch “300 Year Old Cemetery Abandoned in the Woods” on YouTube

 

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Castro County Texas Cemeteries — Access Genealogy

A complete listing of all available online Castro County Texas cemeteries, with links to multiple cemetery transcriptions, gravestone photos, tombstone photos, official records, etc. The post Castro County Texas Cemeteries appeared first on Access Genealogy. via Castro County Texas Cemeteries — … Continue reading

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Cemetery Census Website – Tombstone Tuesdays June 11, 2019

I found this website, Cemetery Census – http://cemeterycensus.com/ during a cemetery search. It only covers a handful of states right now. A volunteer effort to provide free listings of complete cemetery surveys along with photographs of grave markers. This is … Continue reading

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May 2019 Contest Winners – BillionGraves

Congratulations to the May 2019 Contest Winners for BillionGraves – https://blog.billiongraves.com/2019/06/05/may-contest-winners/. Congratulations to all the Million More in May contest winners! You have made a million (and more!) people happy as they are able to find their ancestor’s burial locations … Continue reading

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Recently Added and Updated Collections on Ancestry – June 5, 2019

I saw this earlier today on Ancestry –Recently Added and Updated Collections on Ancestry: https://www.ancestry.com/cs/recent-collections. I am only including the latest updates since my last post on Ancestry‘s updates. New and Updated   UPDATED Web: Washington County, Maryland, Marriage Index, … Continue reading

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Father’s Day at Home and in the Cemetery – BillionGraves

I saw this on BillionGraves yesterday – Father’s Day at Home and in the Cemetery: https://blog.billiongraves.com/2019/06/04/10-life-lessons-from-fathers/. Sonora Smart Dodd had a great idea. It was such a good idea that we are still doing it more than 100 years later. In … Continue reading

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Catalina Island: A Tale of Chewing Gum, Grave Robbing, and Movie Stars — Atomic Redhead

On Sunday, Patrick and I finally made it over to the little island of Catalina. If you aren’t familiar with California geography, Catalina is a small island, roughly 30 miles off the coast of Long Beach, accesible by ferry from … Continue reading

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