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Article by George G. Morgan.
Technology for Lost and Found Cemeteries
Article by Candace L. Doriott in Genealogical Computing about risks to pioneer cemeteries, preservation efforts, and noninvasive geophysical methods used to rediscover this lost heritage.
Tombstones Are Secondary Sources
Using Burial Permits as Resources
Examples of Burial and Transit Permits
Archaeology, Genealogy, and GIS Meet at Columbia Cemetery
Online article on the use of Geographic Information Systems (GIS) mapping of the Columbia Cemetery in Boulder, Colorado.
Beyond the Index--Michael John Neill's Articles in the Ancestry Daily News
No Stone to Leave Unturned
Ideas for when your ancestor has no tombstone.
Rural Cemetery Excursions
This how-to article discusses visiting rural cemeteries along with some suggestions for preparing for your trip.
We Rub Stones
Cemetery Research and Gravestone Rubbings...a How To, Site
How to research cemeteries, care for tombstones and photograph the stones.
Pictures of Spring Grove Cemetery in Cincinnati Ohio and lesson plans for students.
CGN Cemetery Do's & Don'ts
Includes: Cleaning Basics, Graveyard Maintenance, Gravestone Rubbings, Reading Inscriptions, Should You Seal or Waterproof Gravestones?
How to article from the Connecticut Gravestone Network.
Cleaning Gravestones: Use the Gentlest Means Possible
By Camille Bowman, Architectural Conservator.
Family Research - English, Scottish and Irish Genealogy - Welsh Words and Phrases on Gravestones
FamilySearch Wiki - United States Cemeteries
Cemetery record types, locating cemeteries, address books, and other sources of cemetery records.
Finding a Burial Place in Cemeteries or Cemetery Records
Finding a Death Date in Cemeteries or Cemetery Records
Finding the Final Resting Place
Article by Sharon DeBartolo Carmack.
Gravestone Rubbing for Beginners
By Jessie Lie Farber.
How to do Tombstone Rubbings
How to Read A Graveyard
Locating Cemeteries and Cemetery Records
Monumental Inscriptions as Genealogy Resources
Recording Monumental Inscriptions
OVS-Genealogy - Taking Photos of Cemeteries, Monuments, and Tombstones
Tips and suggestions, and examples for taking photos of tombstones.
Recording Cemeteries with Digital Photography
From the Cemetery Column.
Reproducing brasses and incised slabs
From the Monumental Brass Society.
Researching and Recording Civil War Veterans Burials in Michigan Cemeteries
Standards for Transcribing Cemetery Headstones
Stones and Bones
A genealogical guide to researching cemeteries.
The Cemetery Column - A Tombstone in Your Palm
Article by Steve Paul Johnson about using your Palm Pilot to record tombstone details in a database.
The Claire Witch Project
A technique for locating unmarked graves using a process commonly referred to as divining or witching graves.
The Gravestone Gallery: Cemetery Curiosities and Tombstone Tributes -- Then, Today and Tomorrow
An article for new and experienced roots-seekers, accompanied by a photo tour that is being expanded regularly, on the role of cemeteries in genealogical research and in our culture.
The Mystique of Death & Mourning in the 19th Century
Describes mourning customs, jewelry & photography in the 19th century.
Things Gone By - Mourning Jewelry
During the Georgian and Victorian Periods, works of art and jewelry were created out of hair and other materials to commemorate the loss of loved ones. These mourning pieces served as an eternal memorial and reminder of the lost loved one.
Tips for Photographing Gravestones
Tiptoeing Through the Graveyard - Guide to Discovering Your Ancestors in Cemeteries
From the About.com genealogy section.
Tombstone Images and Articles by Michael John Neill Rootdig.Com
Articles on tombstone rubbing and links to several pictures showing rubbing stone techniques.
Transcribing Monumental Inscriptions
Article on locating cemeteries and graves.
Your Cemetery Equipment
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