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Tombstone Tuesday

P.A. Shuck Cemetery White Oak Rd, Fayette County, WV

For Tombstone Tuesday it seems only proper to begin with the place where my love for genealogy was born, the P.A. 225 more words

Tombstone Tuesday ~ Samuel Charles MOORE

Tombstone Tuesday

Name: Samuel Charles MOORE
Birth: 08 November 1888; Toronto, Jefferson County, Ohio
Death: 12 August 1964; Bergholz, Jefferson County, Ohio
Parents: James H. MOORE and Ida L. 24 more words


The Last to Die

As you may already know, I visit a lot of cemeteries and I read a lot of grave markers.

I try not to make assumptions about the deceased based on the information on their headstones. 85 more words

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Three-Dimensional Grief

Most of the headstones in Chicago’s Irving Park Cemetery are the run-of-the-mill variety one sees at many cemeteries.

I took hundreds of photos for Find A Grave… 53 more words

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Monuments Carved and Uncarved

Monuments do more than just mark spaces in cemeteries.

In Lakewood Cemetery in Minneapolis, Olaf, Christine and Effie Olsson rest near a large family monument with several meanings. 135 more words

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A Small Stone with a Big Story

I stumbled upon a little headstone in Chicago’s Rosehill Cemetery in July 2015.

I was surprised there wasn’t an existing memorial for this infant on… 423 more words

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