Tag Archives: Tombstone Tuesday

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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Biloxi National Cemetery, Biloxi, Mississippi – Tombstone Tuesdays November 19, 2019

Disclaimer: my parents, step-father, a niece, and several friends’ close family are buried in Biloxi National Cemetery. It is located on the grounds of the Biloxi V. A. Hospital. This is also the hospital where my oldest brother went to … Continue reading

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Kansas Veterans Cemetery, Wakeeney, Kansas – Tombstone Tuesdays November 12, 2019

As a follow-up to my post earlier today – Iwo Jima Memorial, Wakeeney – Kansas Tuesdays November 12, 2019, the Iwo Jima Memorial was originally placed at the future home of the Kansas Veterans Cemetery in Wakeeney. It was later … 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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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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Online cemeteries – Dutch alternatives to Find a Grave – Tombstone Tuesdays October 22, 2019

In looking for this week’s Tombstone Tuesdays post, I came across this article – Online cemeteries – Dutch alternatives to Find a Grave: https://www.dutchgenealogy.nl/online-cemeteries/. Below is a partial list from the above link; other links are for war graves and … Continue reading

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Atlas Obscura 286 or 287 Unusual Cemeteries in the United States – Tombstone Tuesdays October 15, 2019

I won’t list any of the cemeteries, but when I searched using my least favorite search engine, I came across an Atlas Obscura article titled 287 Unusual Cemeteries in the United States, but when I clicked on the link, it … Continue reading

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Hey, Find A Grave… — The Legal Genealogist – Tombstone Tuesdays October 8, 2019

… it really is time to take action It was two months ago that The Legal Genealogist added this space’s voice to that of others calling for a moratorium on non-family-members posting memorials for the recently-deceased on Find A Grave … Continue reading

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GenealogyBank – Tombstone Tuesdays September 24, 2019

I received this in an e-mail from GenealogyBank and went looking for a few other GenealogyBank related cemetery posts for this week’s Tombstone Tuesdays post – https://blog.genealogybank.com/genealogy-101-veterans-cemeteries.html Related Articles: Genealogy Tips: Debunking Myths about Cemetery 3 Genealogy Tips for Cemetery … Continue reading

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