This site is about helping the genealogy community find information
about their ancestors. Cemeteries are an excellent source for genealogy,
and are especially prone to surprises!
Many of the cemeteries in this directory are linked to transcriptions entered by volunteers, so
please remember to thank the individuals who took the time to prepare them.
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Join us on The Cemetery Trail where our host, Eric Miller, will be making many stops at
cemeteries around the country.
C.J. Gardens & Memorial Park was created for people who wish to share their loss with others so that their loved
ones will not be forgotten. Visit this service and learn how
you can add a memorial.
A total of 451 American children were buried in the Main Cemetery in Kaiserslautern, Germany between 1952 and 1971. Search this list.
More Information at Cemetery Junction
Copying tombstones to record a listing to share with others, can be a rewarding pastime. Kathleen Last shares some of her tricks
in Chalk One Up For the Ancestors.
Most cemeteries keep simple, but informative, records for plots within the cemetery. Find
out how to get copies in our article, Writing to a Cemetery for Lot Cards.
Cemetery History Lesson
Between 20,000 and 75,000 years ago, Neanderthals began to bury their dead. The first burials,
however, may have been quite unintentional. Read this
article about Cemeteries from Joel GAzis-SAx.
The name mausoleum comes from a grand tomb built for King
Mausolus by his wife (and incidentally also his sister) Artemisia, around 353 B.C..
Read this article about Mausoleums from Douglas Keister.
If you know of a cemetery that is not listed, use
our online form.