This isn’t one of my highest ranking posts, but I was looking for genealogy posts to link to and came across this. It works best when the snow is snowman packable. Hopefully we’ve seen the last of snow for this year, but I wanted to share it again anyway. Enjoy!
Tonight I’m sharing a discovery I made a few years ago when I was trying to track down the records on the cemetery by our house (still didn’t succeed at that quest, but this was a pretty nifty discovery in the process). The best time I have found for taking photos of a tombstone is while there is snow on the ground, assuming it’s safe to travel there and that you already have the stone located so you aren’t poking around the snow.
This is the stone for two brothers. They owned our farm and one of them (I think the younger one) died by falling into a buzzsaw while building what is now…
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