My question relates to what can be done to preserve deteriorating gravestones of ancestors, particularly in a South Australian context. I already know it is important to locate and photograph them, ...
This is not a great photo but it comes from the gravestone of my great-great-great-granfather James Smyth Stacy, a Boot and Shoe Maker, who was buried in Adelaide (South Australia) in 1864. A symbol ...
One of my objectives is to find the gravestones of my ancestors. I notice many of them have date of death and age of the deceased instead of the birthday. This makes a certain sense to me since it's ...
3 related family members were buried (Church of England, deaths from 1913-1926) at Bell, Queensland cemetery facing westward. They are the only 3 doing so. What may have been the reason/cause for this ...
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 ...
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. ...
Of a death certificate and a gravestone, which record should be trusted more in determining birth date?
I have an ancestor for whom I have very little information for. I am trying to identify the exact birth date for this person. I have a death certificate which lists the birth date as "May 1st", ...
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 ...