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Your guide to cemetery research

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Published by Betterway Books in Cincinnati, Ohio .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States,
  • United States.
    • Subjects:
    • Cemeteries -- United States.,
    • United States -- Genealogy -- Handbooks, manuals, etc.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. 252-259) and index.

      StatementSharon DeBartolo Carmack.
      GenreHandbooks, manuals, etc.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsCS21 .C36 2002
      The Physical Object
      Pagination263 p. :
      Number of Pages263
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3559889M
      ISBN 101558705899
      LC Control Number2002022871
      OCLC/WorldCa49285451


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Save money and book directly from local suppliers. Fortunately, this short guide will show you how do cemetery research from your own home, as well as how to request tombstone photos at a distance.

Why Cemetery Research. For genealogists, cemeteries can contain a treasure-house of clues for further research: The inscription on just one stone can contain a maiden name, a place of birth, the.

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Cemetery research is about more than just finding where your ancestors are buried. It can also reveal a lot of previously unknown information on your ancestor and his or her family. Here’s how to get started in cemetery research and get the most possible information out of it.

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The item may have identifying markings on it or show other signs of previous use. If you photograph the cemetery entrance, it helps keep your photographs organized. Keep a record of each photograph in your research notebook. Complete a Cemetery Marker Survey Sheet for each individual.

o Identify markers and graves o Measurer the plot and individual markers o Describe the plot and markers o Transcribe inscriptionsFile Size: KB. Talk to the cemetery office (if one is available). Records kept by the sexton or cemetery office may have more information on your ancestor’s burial.

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The Ohio Genealogical Society has attempted to identify all Ohio cemeteries, encourages its Chapters to publish transcriptions, and offers advice on cemetery law and preservation methods.

The OGS Cemetery Committee has put together a variety of resources for those interested in reading, researching, or preserving cemeteries. " Hollywood Remains to Be Seen is the definitive guide to the final resting places of Hollywood's elite." - Hotel Bel-Air magazine.

"Mark Masek has written another great book on gravehunting. Yet another great addition to a gravehunter's library!" -Karen McHale, "It's the perfect bathroom book." -Jennifer Herrick. Cemeteries - from the Greek word meaning sleeping place. Bone yards, burial grounds, God's acre, graveyards, memorial parks, necropolis, potter's field, they go by various names.

They may also take various formats such as six feet under, sky burials, ossuaries, crypts, mausoleums, sepulchre, tombs, vaults or : Sylvia Reyna. A good overall book on researching cemeteries is Sharon DeBartelo Carmack's book, Your Guide to Cemetery Research. Source Information: GenWeekly, New Providence, NJ, USA: Genealogy Today LLC, The views and opinions expressed in this article are those of the author and do not necessarily reflect the views of Genealogy Today LLC.

Your Ancestors in the Cemetery What You Can Find Information on tombstones can include maiden names, birth and death dates, relationships, towns of origin, military service, and religious affiliation—all of which can lead breakthroughs in your research. Be sure to check with the cemetery office to see if other family members are in the plot.

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Often dates are written wrong or names are misspelled. Verify, verify, verify. Enjoy your cemetery research; gather your ancestors' information; and do leave gravestones in as good as or better than the condition in which you found them.

Bibliography and Links. Carmack, Sharon DeBartolo, Your Guide to Cemetery Research. In its now familiar format, this new “Genealogy at a Glance” publication addresses these grave issues, expertly covering the unique aspects of cemetery research in four specially laminated pages. First–and here’s the most unusual aspect of this genealogical research assignment–you need to locate your ancestor’s final resting place.

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A great reference book on cemetery symbols is Stories in Stone: A Field Guide to Cemetery Symbolism and Iconography by Douglas Keister. Step 3 - Take a close look around. Researching a cemetery can be lots of work but very informative and entertaining.

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