Tag Archives: Obit

Went to the Historical/Genealogical Society Where I Volunteer Today – October 3, 2020

We are only open two days per week at the historical/genealogical society. With the COVID-19 stuff going on, we are only open 2 hours on those days. Normally we are open from 10 AM to 4 PM, but the hours … 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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Why I Chose to Highlight Mountain View Cemetery, Altadena, California – August 13, 2020

I chose Mountain View Cemetery as a Tombstone Tuesdays post back in mid-May Mountain View Cemetery and Mausoleum, Altadena, California – Tombstone Tuesdays May 19, 2020. I didn’t go into details as to why I chose the cemetery when I … Continue reading

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Obituary For A Denver House – June 30, 2020

I haven’t seen it all yet, but obituary for a house means I am getting a little closer. It’s a lot longer article and worth a read. Seems I had trouble getting a link to work – try Obituary For … Continue reading

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Update on MyHeritage Free Collection – June 6, 2020

As I mentioned on June 1, 2020 – Each Day of June, a Different Record Collection Will Be Free! – MyHeritage May 31, 2020, MyHeritage is offering a different free collection every day this month. I was able to see … Continue reading

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Rest in Peace Carol Skydell – March 4, 2020

I run across obituaries, like this one – https://vineyardgazette.com/obituaries/2020/03/11/carol-skydell-94 that are interesting. This one is somewhat humorous although it’s not as obvious to many and my suggestion to her family would be to split the ashes between both beaches. Here’s her … Continue reading

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Rosalind P. Walter (1924 – 2020), the original Rosie the Riveter – Legacy.com March 5, 2020

I went to Legacy.com to check for an obituary and noticed that Rosie the Riveter died on March 4th – Rosalind P. Walter (1924 – 2020), the original Rosie the Riveter: http://www.legacy.com/news/celebrity-deaths/notable-deaths/article/rosalind-p-walter-1924-2020-the-original-rosie-the. By: Linnea Crowther Rosalind P. Walter was an … Continue reading

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Understanding Jewish Gravestones – BillionGraves – Tombstone Tuesdays February 4, 2020

I made Understanding Jewish Gravestones – https://blog.billiongraves.com/understanding-jewish-gravestones/ posted on BillionGraves this week’s Tombstone Tuesdays post. The original post is over 2,200 words long, and I encourage reading it if you can. I am cutting it down to keep it just over … Continue reading

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USS Oklahoma Pearl Harbor Unidentified Burial – Gerald Homer Pirtle, Re-buried in Wichita November 2018 – Tombstone Tuesdays January 28, 2020

I apologize for not posting this sooner. I saw it last month and started a post that I thought posted, but turns out it was saved as a draft instead. I noticed today that it hadn’t been posted. I noticed … Continue reading

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Some Suggestions for Find-A-Grave/Ancestry.com – January 4, 2020

I would encourage Find-A-Grave or Ancestry.com to implement some changes on how many edits can be received by a Contributor. In the last year, there are times I get hundreds of edits from a single Contributor. I don’t have a … Continue reading

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