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Daniel Ball George - Find A Grave/Headstone

I located a Find A Grave page for Daniel George, created by volunteer Wimberly Genealogy.

Big thank you to Wimberly Genealogy for creating the page and posting the photos of the headstones. 132 more words

Family History

Grave Importance

It was a cold day in early January and the graveyard was a most uninviting place to be. Tall, leafless trees, silhouetted against the grey sky, swayed in the biting, cold breeze. 889 more words


In a Few Words

The Airbnb concept is somehow both weird and intuitive.  It is weird to spend the night in a perfect stranger’s home, but then again it makes sense to get some use out of something otherwise unused at a mutually beneficial price. 317 more words

Original Essays

Family Headstone – Sophie Winowich (née Просак / Procak / Protsack)

Sophie Winowich, my paternal grandmother, has a simple marker at her final resting place.

In Loving Memory

Sophie Winowich

1911    1982

Mother & Grandmother

This photo is actually an excellent illustration of why genealogists need to do more research than simply rely on what they find on a headstone.

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Surname: Winowich / Winowicz / Винович


I did visit her grave, eventually. When we had the headstone finally in place. After we all argued over what should be put on it, what shape it should be, what colour the fucking lettering should be. 320 more words


Thoughts on a Graveyard

Belmont Manor recently had an open house that my family took advantage of, my brother and I accompanying our parents to see the gardens our father designed and landscaped. 381 more words


#CemeteryDay - Toowong Cemetery

Blogger Alona Tester of Lonetester HQ has proposed that the 18th June be henceforth known as “Cemetery Day” and is encouraging every genealogically-minded person to become involved – whether sharing photos, writing stories or just visiting the local cemetery. 452 more words