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Genealogical Epitaphs: Family History on a Gravestone

Gravestones can tell us much more about the deceased person than just their birthdate and deathdate.  The following examples of real epitaphs contain interesting family history.

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This website offers links to cemetery records around the world. Also includes guides and articles of use to those conducting cemetery research

Ontario Archives - Cemetery Transcriptions Available for InterLibrary Loan
This is a listing of cemetery transcriptions available for interlibrary loan

Ontario Cemetery Locator - OGS
Welcome to the Ontario Genealogical Society Cemetery Collection.  This index was begun in 2003 and includes names taken from transcriptions of the monumental inscriptions, cemetery records, and other sources that have been identified by Ontario Genealogical Society members and members of other historical groups.

Ontario Cemetery Finding Aid
A searchable database of over three million Ontario cemetery records.  This database gives the location of the burial but NOT the date of burial.