Begin Your Cemetery Research

by Julie Hill

Posted on September 24, 2010

Reverend Jehu Curtis Clay in front of Gloria Dei Church in Philadelphia. Circa 1860.

Reverend Jehu Curtis Clay in front of Gloria Dei Church in Philadelphia. Circa 1860.

Visiting a cemetery is a great way to enhance your genealogy research. It can also be extremely rewarding to pay a tribute to your deceased ancestor in person. New Expert Series author Andy Likins shows us the ins and outs of cemetery research, and how to get started in his article "Digging Into Cemetery Research".

Andy discuses the rewards of cemetery visits and practical ways to go about finding your ancestors' graves. He lists multiple online sources for grave information, explains how to locate grave markers, and more..

Begin your cemetery research now by reading Andy's article!

Expert Series readers: have you ever visited the grave of an ancestor? If so, tell us about your experience in the comments section!

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