Tag Archives: Tombstone Tuesday

Learn How to be a Graveyard Detective — North Carolina Collection – Tombstone Tuesdsays October 27, 2020

We are featuring a new program from the North Carolina Collection all about burials and genealogy. At this hour long session, we will discuss different types of burial grounds, the symbolism on gravestones, what to do when visiting your ancestor’s … Continue reading

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8 Outstanding Eagle Scouts Serving in Cemeteries — BillionGraves Blog – Tombstones Tuesdays October 20, 2020

There are some outstanding Eagle Scouts serving in cemeteries, taking hundreds of thousands of gravestone photographs to help others find their ancestors and expand their family trees. We would like to give a shout-out to a few of them. The rank … Continue reading

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Crown Hill Cemetery – Tombstone Tuesdays October 13, 2020

I 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 this week I am focusing on the tenth largest cemetery; on … 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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Bethel Cemetery, Brandon, Mississippi – Tombstone Tuesdays July 29, 2020

This week’s Tombstone Tuesdays post is Bethel Cemetery in Brandon, Mississippi. This is where Ed Bearrs – Rest in Peace Corporal Ed Bearrs, USMC and Chief Historian of the National Parks Service – 1923 – 2020, , his wife, and … Continue reading

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5 Awesome Mausoleums from Around the World – BillionGraves – Tombstone Tuesdays September 22, 2020

I saw this yesterday on BillionGraves –  5 Awesome Mausoleums from Around the World http://blog.billiongraves.com/awesome-mausoleums-from-around-the-world/ and thought it was a good choice for this week’s Tombstone Tuesdays post. There are numerous photos of the mausoleums in the link.   BillionGraves, 1 … Continue reading

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Permissions and the tombstone photo – The Legal Genealogist – Tombstone Tuesdays September 15, 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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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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Catholic Cemetery Symbols — BillionGraves Blog – Tombstone Tuesdays September 1, 2020

Is your halo slipping or shining? Do you know why the rosary was invented? What does a sideways horizontal cross mean? This blog post will help you understand Catholic cemetery symbols. And after that, your trips to the cemetery will … Continue reading

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Find-A-Grave Was Down Temporarily – Tombstone Tuesdays August 25, 2020

I noticed when trying to access Find-A-Grave earlier today that it was down. Looks like it’s back up now. It came up a few minutes before this post was scheduled to go live Seems WordPress is also having an issue … Continue reading

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