Tag Archives: Cenotaph

Remembering Pearl Harbor December 7, 1941, 78th Anniversary – December 7, 2019

This is a bit later getting posted as I was planning for it to be posted around the time attacks were going on at Pearl Harbor. I re-checked those Mississippians –  Mississippians at Pearl Harbor – Mississippi Department of Archives … Continue reading

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Cenotaphs Revisited November 14, 2019

I ran across a weird situation on Find-A-Grave involving two (2) memorials – a memorial marked as a cenotaph even though the person is buried in the cemetery in an unmarked grave and the other memorial in a different cemetery … Continue reading

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Why Not To Rely on Obits, Death Certificates, and Cemetery Records When Adding Memorials to Find-A-Grave March 28, 2019

Apologies for the long blog post title, but there is a reason for it. Find-A-Grave has one major rule when it comes to adding memorials. The surname has to match the surname on the headstone. The first name, middle name, … Continue reading

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