I recently have read a few articles about New York City's Potter's field on Hart Island. According to Wikpedia's article Hart Island (New York) and a New York City Corrections Department history ...
I am a complete newbie. I've heard there are compilations and other documentation of headstones, foot-stones, etc. from cemeteries in various countries. Is there such a compilation for Mexico? ...
I have several times now encountered limestone tombstones that are well weathered, as well as sometimes just dirty or have broken and have been face down or face up for years. There are numerous ...
I'm trying to locate the records of an undertaker for a burial in 1931. Goodman & Boller were in business as undertakers until at least 1952. They also had a furniture store of the same name as ...
I'm looking at the headstone picture shown on this page: http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=23185170 Which has an O.S. K.U.V. symbol with two hands shaking. The grave is ...
I have several complete cemetery headstone transcriptions and some additional partial cemeteries. None appear to be indexed online. What criteria from free sites or free content on paid sites should I ...
I am trying to help a friend. He has a Revolutionary War ancestor, Captain Robert Lenthall Eells, buried in the Hanover Center Cemetery in Hanover, Massachusetts ( findagrave, googlemaps). I grew up ...
I am looking for the death details of a grandmother for a child in care. I have: the first and married name of the deceased the name of her surviving husband the approximate year of death (2009 - ...
My relatives are in a cemetery where the gravestones are losing their readability. The hamlet office does not know who is buried in some of the graves anymore and they have asked our family for help. ...
Is there a federal government office that could provide information about a US civil war/military headstone?
I discovered that a Civil War ancestor has a relatively recent headstone that is actually for a distant cousin with the same name. I'd like to know what government office handles these and might there ...
I know that some families have 'family plots' and cemeteries on private land, but there are so many cemeteries open to the public - Am I allowed to just take a photo of any tombstone and publish it ...