If you are fortunate enough to visit an ancestral graveyard, make certain to get pictures or images of not only your ancestor’s tombstone, but also other ones nearby. It is very possible the person was buried near relatives of which you are unaware. These individuals can be even easier to miss if the relatives have last names of which you are unaware.

Also take an overview picture showing the relative positions of the stone to the one you were actually interested in at the time.



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  1. And be sure to look for names etched on the sides (that’s where one set of my grandparents names are) and information on the back (that’s where someone put war service information).

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