Tag Archives: Find-A-Grave

Happy Thanksgiving November 26, 2020

Happy Thanksgiving 2020. I realize it’s going to be hard for some people, especially during this pandemic. Please use masks and only eat with people who live with you. Canada’s Thanksgiving last month showed a large spike in COVID-19 cases … Continue reading

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Today Would Have Been Mom’s 90th Birthday – November 15, 2020

As I don’t live close to her grave, around 950+ miles, I visit her on Find-A-Grave for both her birthdays and angel days. Same with Dad as he’s in the same cemetery. If I miss either day, I visit them … Continue reading

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Facts Vs. Copyright – October 22, 2020

Standard Disclaimer: I am not an attorney and any comments I post are not intended, nor should they be construed, as legal advice. If you need legal advice, please consult a legal expert who is familiar with the area of … Continue reading

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Zentralfriedhof AKA Vienna Central Cemetery – Tombstone Tuesdays October 6, 2020

https://www.youtube.com/results?search_query=Rookwood+Cemetery+AustraliaI mentioned the 7 largest cemeteries on a previous Tombstone Tuesdays – The 7 Largest Cemeteries in the World — BillionGraves Blog – Tombstone Tuesdays June 16, 2020, and I mentioned the 8th largest Arlington National Cemetery – Tombstone Tuesdays … Continue reading

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New Free Historical Records on FamilySearch: Week of 5 October 2020 – FamilySearch

I saw this on FamilySearch today – New Free Historical Records on FamilySearch: Week of 5 October 2020: https://media.familysearch.org/new-free-historical-records-on-familysearch-week-of-5-october-2020/. Over 1,000 words, but scroll through the list to see if something interests you. Discover more of your German roots in 8M … Continue reading

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Obituaries and Copyright Law – September 26, 2020

I sometimes see managers on Find-A-Grave say the obit needs to be as written. The problem is obits are covered by copyright law. Whoever wrote the obit owns the copyright. In rare instances, newspapers require shared copyright to publish an … Continue reading

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Rest in Peace Corporal Ed Bearrs, USMC and Chief Historian of the National Parks Service – 1923 – 2020

When I was looking at Find-A-Grave last night, I checked out the Famous section by most recent additions. I noticed that Ed Bearrs https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/105706134/edwin-cole-bearss was listed. I met Ed Bearrs one time. In fact, he has an indirect connection to … Continue reading

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Ancestry updates its terms, 2020 — The Legal Genealogist

Changes in privacy rules and terms and conditions Yes, Ancestry.com has changed its terms of service and privacy statement. Yes, like most every other customer, The Legal Genealogist got the email about the changes. Yes, probably unlike most every other … Continue reading

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Geographic Names Information System (GNIS) – Tombstone Tuesdays September 8, 2020

For some reason, I thought I had posted about Geographic Names Information System (GNIS) – https://geonames.usgs.gov/index.html before now. In doing a search on my posts, I am not seeing any posts about it. It is part of the U.S. Geological … Continue reading

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Remembering J. R. R. Tolkien September 2, 1973

As I was looking for information on the upcoming Amazon Lord of the Ring series for a different post, I found The One Ring post remembering J. R. R. Tolkien: https://www.theonering.net/torwp/2019/09/02/105478-today-in-middle-earth-september-2-in-remembrance-of-j-r-r-tolkien/. Note: I started this post a year ago and got … Continue reading

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