Hanging Out in the Cemetery: Episode 24

By Family Tree Editors
backward cemetery, tombstones, cemetery tips

We’re hanging out in the cemetery this month, with advice on doing tombstone rubbings and info on a great cemetery website.

Ep. 24: May 2010

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In this episode:


The Editor’s Desk with Allison Stacy

LisLisa chats with Allison about the upcoming book Grave Humor. You can submit your own photos of funny headstones at the Funny Gravestone Photos group pool on Flickr.


News from the Blogosphere with Diane Haddad

Diane shares news from the recent NGS conference held in Salt Lake City.


Top Tips: Tombstone Tales

Sunny Morton and Lisa discuss the questions we should be asking about cemetery records from Sunny’s article Tombstone Tales in the July 2010 issue of the magazine. Family Tree Magazine Plus members can read the article here.

Here are some websites that Sunny recommends:


Best Websites: Names in Stone

Lisa talks with David Day of the Names in Stone website, which is in the 10 Best Places to See Dead People section of the 101 Best Web Sites list from the September 2009 issue.


Safe Keeping: Tombstone Rubbings

Grace provides safe keeping tips for doing tombstone rubbings.

Get more great advice here:


Your Host: Lisa Louise Cooke

Lisa Louise Cooke

Listen to Lisa Louise Cooke’s Genealogy Gems and Genealogy: Family History Made Easy podcasts in iTunes and visit her website for great research ideas, podcast episodes and videos.

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