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Tuesday, January 21, 2014

Where are the Sources?

Tombstone Tuesday

We came across these "genealogy" tombstones eleven years ago in New York and seven years ago in North Carolina; they have always intrigued me. But nowadays when I see them, all I think is: "What are the sources behind those statements carved in stone?" Just because they are carved in stone I wouldn't take them as fact until I did the research myself. 

I guess I'd take the information with a grain of ... granite?

Note: I have not researched either of these families so I do not know the accuracy of these statements. The stone from New York is simply one we came across while searching for a family member's burial plot. The pictures are grainy due to wrong settings used on a new camera. The stones from North Carolina tie into a niece's husband's family that I may or may not get around to researching someday.







in New York (1 of 3 pictures)
in North Carolina (1 of 4 pictures)






















in New York (2 of 3 pictures)
in North Carolina (2 of 4 pictures)
in New York (3 of 3 pictures)
in North Carolina (3 of 4 pictures)






in North Carolina (4 of 4 pictures)
in North Carolina (1 of 1 picture)


























































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