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Consort and relic refer to a spouse, usually to women. A consort is a husband or wife of a living spouse. A relic is a widow.
Latin abbreviation: H.S.E.
hic situs est (here lies)
Latin abbreviation: H R
Hic Requiescit (here rests)
Latin abbreviation: AEC
Anno Emmanuelis Christi (In Christ Emmanuel)
Latin abbreviation: IHS"
Iesus Hominum Salvator (Jesus, Saviour of men)
"INRI" is an abbreviation for the Latin "Iesus Nazarenus, Rex Iudaeorum" ("Jesus the Nazarene, King of the Jews")
I need help with St. Michaels's cemetery, East Elmhurst, Queens county, New York.
Monroe County, Indiana Resources
Order Monroe County Obituaries
Monroe County Library: http://www.monroe.lib.in.us/pathfinder/Genealogy
Look for the Monroe County Obituary Index.
Smithville Newspaper It contains news for Harrodsburg and the surrounding area. http://mcpl.info/indiana/smithville-news
Roots Web Obits: http://archiver.rootsweb.ancestry.com/cgi-bin/search?path=INMONROE
Monroe County Historical Society: http://www.monroehistory.org/
Clover Hill cemetery, Harrodsburg, Indiana
Wonderful Harrodsburg history books, "Years of Glory" and "Remember When" by Ruth Seeley Heath and "Counties of Morgan, Monroe & Brown, Indiana", Charles Blanchard, Editor
The Monroe County Historical Society has some of these books for sale.
Lawrence County, Indiana, Resources
Current Lawrence County Obituaries
http://www.bedfordonline.com/ click on Around Bedford
Roots Web Obits:
latitude and longitude
To add latitude and longitude for a FindAGrave memorial, click on Edit Plot.
If you place the latitude and longitude in the URL of a browser, the browser will take you to that location. For example, copy and paste the following into the URL of a browser (include the comma and the space: 38.7338, -86.48588
If you download Google Earth (it is free software) and put in the search box the latitude and longitude (for example 38.7338, -86.48588), it will take you to the grave area.
I use Google Earth to find the latitude and longitude. I type in the latitude and longitude for the graveyard and then adjust the numbers until the pointer is on the gravestone.
Under Tools, Options, 3D View
- Decimal Degrees
Under Tools, Options, Navigation
- Do not automatically tilt while zooming
If you leave a space before the values, an error message, "values are not the correct format", will be returned.
Be sure to include the dash "-" for the longitude, otherwise the person will be buried in China.
Missouri Death Certificates
http://ddss.nu - Vital record database for Southern Sweden
http://gravar.se/ - Swedish grave database