Category Archive: Cemetery Records

Jan 17

Tombstone Tuesday: Catholic Cemetery, Savannah

Catholic Cemetery, Savannah, Georgia

The two tombstones pictured here are locate in the Catholic Cemetery just outside of Savannah (Chatham County), Georgia. The cemetery is located on Wheaton Street, not far from the intersection with Skidaway Road. I last visited the lovely cemetery in 2005 when I was helping Pat Jones gather data for her book (which turned into two volumes), Across …

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Jun 21

Tombstone Tuesday: Texas State Cemetery

General Albert Sidney Johnston

The Sunday following the 2004 FGS Conference in Austin, Texas, Chuck, Pam, and I visited the Texas State Cemetery, a charming and peaceful final resting place for many great Texans. At every FGS, NGS, and IGHR we remember our great friend and genealogist who was taken from us far too soon. Chuck Knutson, we miss …

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May 25

Wordless Wednesday: W.D. Boyce gravesite

W.D. Boyce & Boy Scout Memorial, Ottawa Avenue Cemetery, Ottawa, Illinois

Jan 24

Military Monday: World War I Draft Cards


World War I draft registration cards are a valuable resource and many have used the microfilm copies that are on But have you held the “real thing” in your hand, the one your ancestor actually held in his hand (that is if he could write) when he signed his name? Have you seen the …

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