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The Family That Creeps It Together, Keeps It Together

Last week I indulged in five days of shenanigans in Rochester, NY. Why the hell would I endure the frozen tundra of the Empire State in March, you ask? 560 more words


What do you think of these funeral requests?

When you poll funeral directors, you can expect to receive some crazy answers. I couldn’t believe some of the responses to the question: “What is the weirdest request you’ve had from a client family?” 59 more words


Tombstone Tuesday : Sahrah Miksiwe

Sahrah Miksiwe was a Chippewa woman. She is buried at Bethany Lutheran Indian Cemetery along the Pine River near St. Louis, Michigan. The inscription on her small headstone reads: 102 more words


William H. Crutcher, August 27, 1817 – July 10, 1892.  Margaret J. Crutcher, January 27, 1826 – October 6, 1905.  Spring Hill Cemetery, Mercer County, Kentucky… 101 more words

Genealogy Ramblings

James Davis Shelton

James Davis Shelton, born 14 Mar 1838 in Clinton KY, is the fifth son of Ezekiel Henderson and Elizabeth Shelton. I have been able to find very little documentation specific to his military record and so I was very pleased to at least find this photo of the handsome gravestone at… 503 more words


San Francisco's Old Chinese Cemetery

Just south of the city, but, oddly, not in the necropolis of Colma itself, sits a hidden bit of San Francisco history: the Chinese Cemetery in Daly City. 148 more words