In the course of driving back to Colorado from Washington, DC, TC and I stopped in Hannibal, Missouri: the hometown of Samuel Clemens (Mark Twain). Outside of the city proper is Mount Olivet cemetery. 106 more words
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ANOTHER NEW BOOK DEAD EAST STATISTICS FOR GRAVEMARKER RESEARCH This book is written for anyone interested in how statistics can help develop the potential of the gravemarker as an important and accessible artefact in the study of material culture.
I’ve talked before about how to research burials at Fernwood Cemetery in Lansdowne, Delaware County, Pennsylvania. One of the things I always stress to people researching burials there is to take the time to contact the cemetery office—via phone or mail—to inquire about burials and to hopefully receive valuable genealogical information. 164 more words
Thanking Scott Andersen of the Greenfield Historical Society for sharing this photograph that he took and added to the Peter Johnson Barkley Find A Grave Memorial. 25 more words