Tag Archives: Find-A-Grave

Happy 89th Birthday Mom, You Are Not Forgotten – November 15, 2019

Mom died July 31, 1997 at age 66. This post is to honor her memory. She was a very private person so I won’t share too much of her life. You can read some of her story on her Find-A-Grave … 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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The Wikipedia of Graves: Israeli App CemoMemo Brings Cemeteries Into The Digital Age – No Camels November 4, 2019

I found this today in a search – The Wikipedia of Graves: Israeli App CemoMemo Brings Cemeteries Into The Digital Age: nocamels.com/2019/11/wikipedia-graves-israeli-app-cemomemo/. For the direct CemoMemo link – https://cemomemo.kinneret.ac.il/home (choose English if it shows up in Hebrew). You can use … Continue reading

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Cemetery/Graving Websites November 6, 2019

If you go to https://upsdownsfamilyhistory.wordpress.com/tag/Tombstone-tuesday/ or https://upsdownsfamilyhistory.wordpress.com/category/cemetery/, this is my weekly theme post about cemeteries, graving websites, and things related to the above items as well as posts that have been put in the Cemetery category. In addition to the … Continue reading

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Cemetery Records Mistakes – Tombstone Tuesdays November 5, 2019

I was on a cemetery website the other day. I lost track of which one, but it was very detailed when you wanted to find someone who was buried in the cemetery. You could search by name and it included … Continue reading

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Recently Added and Updated Collections on Ancestry – November 1, 2019

I saw this today on Ancestry.com – Recently Added and Updated Collections on Ancestry – November 1, 2019: https://www.ancestry.com/cs/recent-collections. Only including updates since October 29. New and Updated   UPDATED Italy, Find A Grave Index, 1800s-Current 11/1/2019 UPDATED Germany, Find … Continue reading

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Muddy Waters Birthplace, Rolling Fork – Mississippi Mondays November 4, 2019

I saw this on the Waymarking page – https://www.waymarking.com/waymarks/WMH5RC_Muddy_Waters_Birthplace_Rolling_Fork_MS.  His is an interesting story that I chose as this week’s Mississippi Mondays post. Official website: https://muddywatersofficial.com/pages/bio Find-A-Grave Memorial: https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/4157/muddy-waters Address: Google Maps Rolling Fork 130 Walnut Street, across the parking … Continue reading

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Of leopards and spots… — The Legal Genealogist

Is Find A Grave ready to change? It’s been a long-term, persistent, growing problem at Find A Grave: that people utterly unassociated with a recently-deceased person race the grieving family to be the first to create a memorial. 797 more words … Continue reading

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What’s Not in an Obituary – October 30, 2019

In my earlier post today – Is It a Given Name or Nickname? – October 30, 2019, I talked about my friend’s Aunt Penny. What’s missing from her obituary and Find-A-Grave memorial – https://www.legacy.com/obituaries/name/janice-beard-obituary?pid=187925902 ; her Find-A-Grave memorial: https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/186830062/janice-kaye-beard, are … Continue reading

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JewishGen Online Worldwide Burial Registry – Tombstone Tuesdays October 29, 2019

I can’t believe I missed this database for Tombstone Tuesdays, https://www.jewishgen.org/databases/cemetery/ – see also https://www.jewishgen.org/databases/Cemetery/Submit.htm. The JewishGen Online Worldwide Burial Registry (JOWBR) is a database of names and other identifying information from Jewish cemeteries and burial records worldwide, from the … Continue reading

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