Re: [FHCNET] Re: Tree, nFS and AncQuest
- For additional information alongs thes lines see James Tanner's recent
blog post at
Finn S Hansen
Cottonwood Heights, UT
From: tmason1 <tmason1@...>
To: FHCNET <FHCNET@yahoogroups.com>
Sent: Sat, Apr 20, 2013 9:24 pm
Subject: [FHCNET] Re: Tree, nFS and AncQuest
Do local funeral homes, courthouses and cemetery caretakes have records
will not find if all you use is tombstones?
Several years ago my wife and I went to four cemeteries in a rural
community north of Toronto, Ontario where her father was from.
We made appointments with the cemetery caretakes who opened their
books up to us. We found that while there may only be two stones on the
there are often eight people buried in the plot. Six years later we are
building upon the records which were in the books that were opened for
Why limit your search to just the stones? Find out if the cemetery
record books are available for viewing or microfilming.
--- In FHCNET@yahoogroups.com, James W Anderson <genealogy248@...>
> On the BillionGraves siteelf they show what cemeteries have been
and to what extent. Completion rates range from one headstone out of
to the entire cemetery that may have 20,000 or more stones.
> FamilySearch actually went out one day and photographed in one day
cemetery in Murray, Utah. They got 14,000 headstones photographed.
be on FamilySearch now as transcribed records with the links to the
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