Now, using the database’s search functions, any succession’s documents can be pulled together once more.” I have written before about the U. government’s Geographic Names Information System (GNIS) database at https://gov that provides exact latitudes and longitudes for thousands of cemeteries and other named places within the United States.
To find a cemetery, all you do is search the GNIS database, find the latitude and longitude for the cemetery you seek, enter those coordinates into a GPS, and follow the instructions shown on the GPS to drive directly to the cemetery.
Here are the articles in this week’s Plus Edition newsletter: ( ) Convert 35mm Slides to Digital My Heritage Adds New Historical Records in March 2018 Another Method of Finding Cemetery Locations How Many Friday the 13ths Have You Survived?
Caretakers are Restoring Life to Minnesota’s 5,876 Graveyards Louisiana Historical Center’s Colonial Documents Digitization Project This Friday falls on the 13th of the month.
Once digitized, the images are easy to view at any time and very easy to share with others. Then add in the dangers of flood, fire, mold, burst water pipes, and other in-home hazards, and you have to wonder if your films and slides will last for years and years. Making multiple copies of each image and then storing the images in multiple locations almost eliminates the possibility of loss or damage.“It’s an economic boom for the community.” By Joseph Lee Boyle. Thousands of white Europeans did not come to the American colonies as free men and women.They were transported from Britain as indentured servants, political exiles, or convicts.That is an especially bad day for people who suffer from a phobia famously called triskaidekaphobia, a fear of the number 13.Any Friday that falls on the 13th of the month is especially bad, causing the fear of Friday the 13th, called paraskevidekatriaphobia, from the Greek words Paraskeví (meaning “Friday”), and dekatreís (meaning “thirteen”).They might as well be shoeboxes although the boxes I use are a bit different size.I collected them over the past few decades and must admit I never looked at any of them again until recently.The 220,000 pages of handwritten French and Spanish documents are stored in the Louisiana State Museum in New Orleans.Unfortunately, not everyone can travel to New Orleans and view the original documents during the hours the State Museum is open.You can directly add information to the Calendar about your local genealogy event.I have hundreds of 35-millimeter slides stored in boxes.