Tag Archives: Tombstone Tuesday

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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Portraits in Stone – BillionGraves Tombstone Tuesdays January 21, 2020

I checked BillionGraves earlier and saw this –  Portraits in Stone: https://blog.billiongraves.com/portraits-in-stone/. Thought it made a good Tombstone Tuesdays post. Families have been immortalizing their loved ones with portraits in stone on their gravesites for thousands of years. After all, it’s … Continue reading

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Religious Symbols on V. A. Headstones – Tombstone Tuesdays January 14, 2020

Over 700 words! While I have posted about the V. A. Grave Locator website several times before – V. A. Nationwide Gravesite Locator – Tombstone Tuesdays December 31, 2019, United States National Cemetery System – Tombstone Tuesdays July 16, 2019, … Continue reading

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Interment.net – Tombstone Tuesdays January 7, 2020

This is a re-post of an earlier post – Interment.net Another Cemetery Site. Didn’t realize it wasn’t a Tombstone Tuesdays post yet. You can sign up for monthly updates on new records added, but decided to make it this week’s Tombstone … Continue reading

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V. A. Nationwide Gravesite Locator – Tombstone Tuesdays December 31, 2019

This is a re-post of an earlier Tombstone Tuesdays post – V. A. Nationwide Gravesite Locator – Tombstone Tuesdays February 19, 2019 – over 3,000 words. I decided to do an abbreviated version of that post since many won’t read … Continue reading

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Cemetery Angels BillionGraves – Tombstone Tuesdays December 24, 2019

I thought this was a good Tombstone Tuesdays post from BillionGraves – Cemetery Angels: http://blog.billiongraves.com/cemetery-angels/. Some of the most touching graveside monuments are cemetery angels. The angels appear in many forms. There are angels dressed in flowing robes with feathery wings … Continue reading

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Adding Obituaries to Sites Like Find-A-Grave – Tombstone Tuesdays December 17, 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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Coffelt Database of Vietnam Casualties – Tombstone Tuesdays December 10, 2019

I found this a while back – Coffelt Database of Vietnam Casualties: http://www.coffeltdatabase.org. More information: http://www.coffeltdatabase.org/srchbyname.php. MARCH 2019 We have imposed a usage limit. You can access a maximum of 14 casualty pages a day. If you exceed a daily … Continue reading

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Calvary Cemetery, Queens County, New York – Tombstones Tuesdays December 3, 2019

Calvary Cemetery (all four sections) is the largest cemetery – https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Calvary_Cemetery_(Queens,_New_York), by number of burials, inurnments, entombments, etc. in the United States. It has over 3 million permanent residents. It’s only 365 acres in size. It pales in land area … Continue reading

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Mayflower Family Gravestones — BillionGraves Blog – Tombstones Tuesdays November 26, 2019

Mayflower family gravestones help tell the story of the 102 passengers who set sail for America in 1620 with hopes of a better life and a place where they and their children could worship in peace. It was a harrowing … Continue reading

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