5    Jul 20110 comments

The Wonderful World of Cemeteries (and 3 of My Favourites)

Searching though cemeteries and graves is a key part of what we do as genealogists and family historians.

In my experience I’ve found that no two cemeteries are alike. Similarly, every grave and gravestone has it’s own story too.

The more time you spend in cemeteries the more you start to look at them differently – from that sad place you probably went to for the first time when an elderly family member passed away, to a peaceful place of beauty to, as you delve deeper into family history, a trove of information about people you’re researching and people in general as well.

And as you spend more time around them you start to find yourself becoming an aficionado of graves and cemeteries which is why a recent blog post over at GraveStoned caught my eye.

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