Gary W. Clark


Release Date: Nov, 2019

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  • Published on: Nov 1, 2019
  • ISBN: 978-0990761594
  • Original Language: English
  • Number of items: 1
  • Dimensions: 8½"x 11"
  • Binding: Soft cover
  • 108 pages, Color



Cemetery and Gravestone Handbook - For Genealogists & Family Historians

CEMETERY and GRAVESTONE HANDBOOK looks at a variety of topics that researches find difficult to master. Each and every one can enhance the history and story of your ancestors.

Discover how to:

  • Find and document your ancestors
  • Get the most out of cemeteries, safely.
  • Decipher gravestones to reveal stories.
  • Research veterans in national & local cemeteries.
  • Photograph gravestones as records and art.
  • Clean gravestones to preserve their image.

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Cemeteries and gravestones are as important to genealogy and family history as census data, vital records, and birth and death certificates, and other documents. Cemeteries give us a physical connection to our ancestors, a link sometimes more tangible than records..

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  • Chapter 1 ~ Finding Your Ancesters
    Chapter 2 ~ Visit the Cemetery
    Chapter 3 ~ Deciphering Gravestones
    Chapter 4 ~ Veteran and National Cemeteries
    Chapter 5 ~ Photographing Gravestones
    Chapter 6 ~ Cleaning Gravestones
    Appendix A ~ Emblems of Belief (VA)
    Appendix B ~ National Cemeteries
    Appendix C ~ State, Territory, Tribal Cemeteries
    Appendix D ~ CSA Cemeteries
    Appendix E ~ Branch and Service Abbreviations
    Appendix F ~ Resources and Links