Tombstone Tuesday

Policeman Shot in the Line of Duty

William Foulks (1863-1900) This month’s Graveyard Rabbits Carnival is a “Carousel” edition, which means the post can be about anything relating to cemeteries.  I chose this tombstone because of the story behind William Foulk’s death.  I also find the shape of the stone, especially at the top, fascinating.  William is pictured in his police uniform in the photo above.  His story is below. William Foulks was born on 29 March

Tombstone Tuesday – Genung Marker

This is the Genung family marker for the plots in Markle Cemetery in Terre Haute, Vigo County, Indiana.

Tombstone Tuesday – Moultrie Chapel Cemetery Military Memorial

My Tombstone Tuesday posting for today is the military memorial at Moultrie Chapel Cemetery. The cemetery is located in Columbiana County, Ohio. I have several ancestors in this cemetery.

Tombstone Tuesday – Sanor Family Plot

It is time for my ‘Tombstone Tuesday’ post again; even though it really is Wednesday. The photo below is of the Sanor family plot in the Hawk and Sanor Cemetery in North Georgetown, Columbiana County, Ohio, USA. Notice the USA flag; that Sanor ancestor was in the American Revolutionary War. The large monument on the left is for all the Sanors that are buried there. I am a direct descendant

Tombstone Tuesday – Christopher Truby

Today’s blog subject is “Tombstone Tuesday.” Below is the tombstone of my ancestor, Col. Christopher Truby. He is the ancestor under whom I am applying for DAR (Daughter’s of the American Revolution) membership. He was born in Bucks County, Pennsylvania in 1736, and died February 20th, 1802 at the age of 66. He is buried in the German Cemetery, in Greensburg, Pennsylvania. The tombstone below reads: “Here lies the Body