RabbitTrack

RabbitTrack

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Find A Grave ID
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Please feel free to use my photos for your personal genealogy endeavors.

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
http://www.chastainfuneralhome.com/

Roots Web Obits:
http://archiver.rootsweb.ancestry.com/cgi-bin/search?path=INLAWREN

http://www.ingenweb.org/inlawrence/index.htm

http://lawrencecountyhistory.org/

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.


Illinois databases
http://cyberdriveillinois.com/
departments/archives/databases/home.html

Missouri Death Certificates
https://s1.sos.mo.gov/records/archives/archivesdb/BirthDeath/

Swedish databases
http://ddss.nu - Vital record database for Southern Sweden

http://gravar.se/ - Swedish grave database

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