Tag Archives: Tombstone Tuesday

The 7 Largest Cemeteries in the World — BillionGraves Blog – Tombstone Tuesdays June 16, 2020

The seven largest cemeteries in the world are worth a visit – even if it is a virtual one! They come in all varieties from those that are packed-tight with crowded tombstones to others with park-like settings or those that … Continue reading

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Mountain View Cemetery and Mausoleum, Altadena, California – Tombstone Tuesdays May 19, 2020

I chose Mountain View Cemetery in Altadena, California as this week’s Tombstone Tuesdays post. On Find-A-Grave, there are 60 Famous memorials, including George Reeves, better known as Superman. Official website: https://www.mtn-view.com/ Our Location MAIN ENTRANCE 2400 North Fair Oaks Avenue … Continue reading

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Why Cemeteries Aren’t Profitable in the Long Run – Tombstone Tuesdays May 12, 2020

I have distant family members, who are in the cemetery business. They run cemeteries or work for cemeteries. This is not a lesson I learned from them. It’s a lesson I learned locally where I have no family members working … Continue reading

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Find-A-Grave Search Options Update – Tombstone Tuesdays May 5, 2020

I noticed this yesterday on Find-A-Grave. There are supposedly some limitations on spouse, parent child, or sibling that I am working on figuring out. Note: you have to choose More Search Options to get the expanded list. I am hearing … Continue reading

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Stuck at Home? Transcribe BillionGraves Records! — BillionGraves Blog – Tombstone Tuesdays April 28, 2020

Has coronavirus got you stuck at home? Then transcribe BillionGraves records! In many places around the world, we have been advised to self-quarantine to keep the transmission of COVID-19 to a minimum. You could spend your home-bound days watching endless … Continue reading

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Volunteer Appreciation During COVID-19 — Oregon Heritage Exchange -Tombstone Tuesdays April 21, 2020

By: Dirk J. Siedlecki, President – Friends of Jacksonville’s Historic Cemetery The world as we knew it has been turned upside down by this dreadful virus. Not only has it changed our personal lives, it has also impacted the volunteer … Continue reading

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FAMOUS GRAVE TOUR – Hollywood Forever #3 (Vampira, Chris Cornell, etc.) YouTube Video Hollywood Graveyard Tombstone Tuesdays April 14, 2020

I thought this was a good Tombstone Tuesdays post – FAMOUS GRAVE TOUR – Hollywood Forever #3 (Vampira, Chris Cornell, etc.) YouTube Video Hollywood Graveyard Tombstone Tuesdays April 14, 2020: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=o1L_YotKyEI (about 22:02 minutes long). Previous Tombstone Tuesdays posts: https://upsdownsfamilyhistory.wordpress.com/tag/Tombstone-tuesday/   … Continue reading

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CemoMemo App – Tombstone Tuesdays March 31, 2020

I ran across this app recently CemMemo –  httphttp://nocamels.com/2019/11/wikipedia-graves-israeli-app-cemomemo/://nocamels.com/2019/11/wikipedia-graves-israeli-app-cemomemo/. Appears to be Android app only at this time.  Official website: looking for one, other than the Google Play Store. Facebook: No Camels page links to above article Previous Tombstone Tuesdays … Continue reading

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Remembering the Irish Famine – BillionGraves March 16, 2020 – Tombstone Tuesdays March 24, 2020

I saw this last week on BillionGraves – Remembering the Irish Famine – BillionGraves March 16, 2020: https://blog.billiongraves.com/remembering-the-irish-famine/. Over 2,000 words in the link above; cut it down to just under 600 words. Gone but not forgotten. Not forgotten because … Continue reading

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Keeping Kids Busy During Coronavirus Closures – BillionGraves March 16, 2020 – Tombstone Tuesdays March 17, 2020

I saw this on BillionGraves yesterday and decided it was a good fit for Tuesdays Tombstones this week – Keeping Kids Busy During Coronavirus Closures – BillionGraves March 16, 2020  https://blog.billiongraves.com/keeping-your-family-busy-during-a-coronavirus-quarantine/. A lot more information in the article. BillionGraves, March … Continue reading

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