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  • How to Decipher the Meanings of Tombstone Markings
    By on December 8th, 2009 | 10 Comments10 Comments Comments
    Cemeteries are filed with tombstones and many of them have markings, which can be symbols or words on the stones. Each of these has a meaning about the person’s life and when researching the family tree this can give insight into the ancestor’s life. These carvings on the stones can be in the form of words, they can be symbols or pictures. Thi...
  • How to Research Old Occupations
    By on December 2nd, 2009 | 2 Comments2 Comments Comments
    Tracing ancestors can be difficult and one of the ways to find many of the male and some female ancestors is by their occupation. These occupations had different names other than the names of the same occupations as today. There were also other occupations that no longer exist. There are many old occupations and lists of these can be found in book...


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