How Contemporary Was That Stone?


When transcribing and analyzing the information on a tombstone, keep in mind that the stone may have been erected years or decades after the individual died.

Some stones are replacement stones erected years after the person was buried.

That doesn’t mean the information is wrong any more than a stone erected right after the death is correct.

It’s just another piece of information to help you analyze what you do find on the stone when you compare it with other information that you have.