At The Cemetery — Family Finds

819th Bomb Squad (B24), South Pacific, WWII

Whenever I want to visit my deceased ancestors at the cemetery, they are just a click away. This week I highlight the online memorials and virtual cemeteries found on the website Find A Grave, at[1] Find A Grave began as a community contribution site of grave site photos, mostly contributed by so-called “Gravers.” Gravers are people who enjoy visiting cemeteries and taking photos of headstones in order to document the deceased. Genealogists soon joined in and began contributing vital details and family connections for the shared grave images. Now, Find A Grave has nearly 200 million online memorials.

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Author: Barb LaFara

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