Your Guide to Cemetery Research

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Betterway Books, Apr 22, 2002 - History - 192 pages
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Your Guide to Cemetery Research is a comprehensive, in-depth resource that's perfect for genealogists, researchers and historians. It covers everything from cemetery and death-related terminology to clues offered by headstone art, and cemeteries' role in our culture and history. This guide also examines the funeral customs of various ethnic groups and includes a social history of death that reveals both the usual and unusual ways in which readers' ancestors coped with and celebrated death. Sharon DeBartolo Carmack is a Certified Genealogist and the editor of Betterway genealogy books. She is the author of several books including A Genealogist's Guide to Discovering Your Immigrant & Ethnic Ancestors, A Genealogist's Guide to Discovering Your Female Ancestors, and Organizing Your Family History Search.

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As a professional Genealogist, volunteer for Whispers from the Dust, and Findagrave.com, I love this site. This book goes in depth about areas outside the cemeteries to research burial records. This is a must need on your shelf genealogy book. Wish I could find it for sale somewhere. I checked mine out from our local library and exceeded my amount of time to check it out.  

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Great Guide for Genealogists & Graveyard Enthusiasts Alike! Let me begin by saying that I'm by no means a genealogist (not even an amateur genealogist!). In fact, I'm not even all that interested in ... Read full review

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Searching a Cemetery
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Carmack is a Certified Genealogical Record Specialist.

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