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Resources : Epitaphs and Graves

A Collection of Unusual Epitaphs

Cemeteries and Tombstones - Miscellaneous cemetery burial lists for the US states of Alaska, Idaho, Nebraska, New York, South Dakota, Washington.

The War Graves Photographic project - Families able to get copies of war grave photographs from cemeteries all around the world. Site working in association with The Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

Memorials and monuments of the Isle of Wight

Friend of the Cemetery - Searchable database for over 21,000 burials in Minneapolis Pioneers and Soldiers (formerly Layman's) Cemetery in Minneapolis, Hennepin, Minnesota.

Putnam Graveyards - All active and closed cemeteries listed with address, GPS, description, and a developing list of all burials, by the Putnam Co. Cemetery Committee.

Photos of Gravestones Database - A site for gravestone photos with captions, for all of the United States.

Gravemarkers Canada - This is the oldest and the largest free access national Canadian site which collects and displays photos of grave markers in cemeteries. Currently there are almost 1,000 completely photographed cemeteries and 400,000 photos online.

UK War Memorials

The Charles R. Hale Collection of Connecticut Cemetery Inscriptions and Records - Cemetery records, information and maps extracted from the Charles R. Hale Collection of Connecticut Cemetery Inscriptions and Records.

Commonwealth War Graves Commission - The Commonwealth War Graves Commission pays tribute to the 1,700,000 men and women of the Commonwealth forces who died in the two world wars. Contains a searchable database with information on 23,000 cemeteries and memorials where they rest.

Canadian Virtual War Memorial - Canadian version of the above. Contains a registry of information about the graves and memorials of more than 116,000 Canadians.

Saskatchewan Cemeteries Project - Saskatchewan Cemetery Index - There are over 3300 cemetery and burial sites located in Saskatchewan. 951 cemeteries are transcribed or photographed & indexed on this site as of July 19, 2011.

Nationwide Gravesite Locator - Online searchable index of over 3 million military burials from the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs.

Florida's Lost & Abandoned Graveyards - Location, preservation & restoration of cemeteries throughout Florida.

For the Fallen - British and Commonwealth War Memorials and War Graves in the United Kingdom and Around the World.

World Burial Index - A new site dedicated to Memorials from Churches and Cemeteries. A searchable Name Index, browse our Unusual Headstone Inscriptions; visit our Photo Gallery and join in our project by adding your own family memorials from anywhere in the world. Watch the site grow day by day and search for your ancestors.

The Political Graveyard - “The Website That Tells Where the Dead Politicians are Buried”. A little morbid but fascinating website.


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