Tag Archives: Graving

The Problem with Cemeteries and GPS When Multiple Cemeteries Are Adjacent – July 12, 2019

When I first had the thought to do this post, I couldn’t figure out where it was coming from. Then I had an Aha (or Eureka effect) moment. My eyes saw it, but missed it. However, my brain put 2 … Continue reading

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Egyptian Gravestone Symbols – BillionGraves Tombstone Tuesdays July 9, 2019

I saw this on BillionGraves earlier this afternoon – Egyptian Gravestone Symbols: https://blog.billiongraves.com/2019/07/09/egyptian-gravestone-symbols/. Have you ever come across Egyptian gravestone symbols in the cemetery – perhaps even on your own ancestor’s gravestone – and wondered why they were there and … Continue reading

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N.E. Pennsylvania woman wins U.S. Supreme Court case to keep grave seekers off her land – The Philadelphia Inquirer June 20, 2019

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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Recently Added and Updated Collections on Ancestry – July 3, 2019

I saw this yesterday on Ancestry.com – Recently Added and Updated Collections on Ancestry – July 3, 2019: https://www.ancestry.com/cs/recent-collections. New and Updated   NEW Web: Wayne County Indiana Marriage Records, 1811-1903 7/3/2019  

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Recently Added and Updated Collections on Ancestry – July 2, 2019

I saw this earlier on Ancestry.com – Recently Added and Updated Collections on Ancestry – July 2, 2019: https://www.ancestry.com/cs/recent-collections. New and Updated   NEW WEB: Idaho, Reconstructed State Census, 1890 7/2/2019 NEW WEB: Connecticut Marriage Records, 1897-1968 7/1/2019 NEW WEB: … Continue reading

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Hollywood Graveyard Famous Tours Playlist – YouTube Video

Here’s the All Cemetery Tours – In Order for Hollywood Graveyard Famous Tours Playlist – YouTube Video: https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLIBayBl3YfsVwn9CXeQPtUnpzjMuTF59b (52 videos so it may take a while to watch them all)  

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World Wide Cemetery – Tombstone Tuesdays July 2, 2019

I found this graving/cemetery/memorial website today and decided it would be this week’s Tombstone Tuesdays addition – World Wide Cemetery – Tombstone Tuesdays July 2, 2019: https://cemetery.org/.There is a one-time $90 fee to add a memorial: https://cemetery.org/memorial-form/; additional information: https://cemetery.org/about/. … Continue reading

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Why My Uncle and Aunt Aren’t on Any Graving Website – Tombstone Tuesdays April 30, 2019

My uncle died in 2008; his wife died in 1993. I know when they died according to the Social Security Death Index (SSDI). I know the county in Florida where they died. I don’t know if they died at home … Continue reading

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Fish for Eternity in a Jon Boat Casket – I Haven’t Seen It All

As part of my irregular “I Haven’t Seen It All” series, I came across this on Facebook today Fish for Eternity in a Jon Boat Casket: https://www.wideopenspaces.com/fish-for-eternity-in-a-jon-boat-casket/. I have seen a couple of  people use a Jon Boat – https://www.pennlive.com/midstate/2014/01/motor_boat_funeral_for_mount_w.html, https://www.proptalk.com/outdoorsman-heads-grave-jon-boat, … Continue reading

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Gravestone Photographic Resource (GPR) – Tombstone Tuesdays March 26, 2019

I was browsing Cyndi’s List – https://www.cyndislist.com/ for cemetery and graving websites as part of my Tombstone Tuesdays project and came across this one: Gravestone Photographic Resource (GPR): https://www.gravestonephotos.com/index.php. This was a graving website new to me.  I used this link … Continue reading

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