Grave Hunting

A while back I was up at a great Antique store visiting with the owner, talking about blogging and traveling around, she asked me if I knew about the website Find A Grave.  She said I really should look into it.  Here is a link to their site:  Find A Grave 

I signed up!!  Anyone can go on the site and request a photo of a grave, then you are sent an email notice that there has been a request.  If you want you can “claim” it and then you have a few days to go locate and photograph the grave.  Yesterday Wylie and I went to locate 2 graves.  These were burials from 1930’s so they were easier to locate than some older graves.  The site’s mobile app is great.  When you are out and about, it’s so easy to look up the nearby cemeteries to see if there are any requests for photos.

I just received my new Reba McIntyre album “Sing It Now:  Songs of Faith & Hope”  I can’t wait to go out hunting again with her hymns guiding us along!

This was not one of the graves we located, but I couldn’t pass up this beautiful monument.

Unmeasured Journeys recently posted some beautiful Angels.  You can view them here: Angels

5 thoughts on “Grave Hunting

  1. Jessica

    That’s really cool that you can do that. A few years ago, I looked up my grandpa’s stone. It was so weird seeing family stones on the Internet. What really got me was you could send virtual flowers… Maybe I’m too old fashioned. Ha!

    Beautiful picture!!

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  2. shoreacres

    I’ve used Find a Grave for some time. In fact, I used it on my recent trip to find a grave in Arkansas. I never found the gravestone in real life, but that’s a story still waiting to be told.

    If you like angels, you might like this piece I wrote about my mother, an angel, and another blogger. It’s about a local cemetery, not even five miles from my place. I love that the angel in your photo is holding the flowers. She’s so graceful, it just seems right.

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    1. Debra Farmer Post author

      That would be awesome to have a family cemetery, especially one that sounds so far removed from anything. Would love to see a picture if you have one!!
      Wylie and I were out and about yesterday, I thought it was suppose to be in the 60’s. The cold front came thru sooner that it was forecasted and it was never above 32. I about froze!! Looking forward to the 70’s this weekend (I hope!).

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