Tuesday, September 1, 2009

Graveyard Rabbits Carnival – September 2009

Welcome to the September 2009 edition of Graveyard Rabbits carnival.  This is a “carousel” edition, where submissions are about anything cemetery-related.  We have 15 wonderful articles, so grab your favorite beverage, sit back, and enjoy.

Evelyn Yvonne Theriault presents St.Simon & St.Jude Cemetery: Grande Anse, New Brunswick posted at A Canadian Family, saying, "After 6 months of blogging I've decided to finally start focusing on the information I've collected through cemetery visits."

Linda Hughes Hiser presents Graveyard Rabbits Carnival--Carousel posted at Flipside, saying, "A graveyard carousel of trees."

Elyse presents Laid to Rest at Sea posted at The Graveyard Rabbit Student!.

Randy Seaver presents The La Vista GAR Memorial and Civil War soldiers posted at South San Diego County Graveyard Rabbit, saying, "One of my missions as a Graveyard Rabbit is to document the resting place of Civil War soldiers in South San Diego county. Here is one part of that work."

Dorene Paul presents Second Lieutenant Dolsen Vankirk of the Ohio 65th posted at Graveyard Rabbit of Sandusky Bay, saying, "Second Lieutenant Dolsen Vankirk, buried at Oakland Cemetery in Sandusky, Ohio, died in the line of duty on December 31, 1862 at the Battle of Stone River."

John Thomas Grant presents A Favorite Photo posted at "Cemetery" - Photography by John Thomas Grant, saying, ""Forever My Love" - one of my sweetest."

Linda Jean Limes Ellis presents Gilboa Cemetery - Paint Township - Highland County, Ohio - New Book published by Marianna Kerns Morgan posted at Exploring almost forgotten gravesites in Ohio, saying, "Announcing a newly published book for the Gilboa Cemetery - Paint Township, Highland County, Ohio."

Midge Frazel presents Traveling Photographer posted at Granite in My Blood, saying, "Grab the brass ring on the Carousel by visiting the gravestone of the "Traveling Photographer" who took many of my family's "Scholfield Bros" photographs. A man of adventure, Everett Scholfield even traveled to the West Indies!"

Teresa Elliott presents Graveyard Rabbit Carnival-September 2009 posted at Rutherford County, TN Cemeteries, saying, "This post is about grave robbing."

Gale Wall presents Library Shelf: Cemetery Resources posted at Digital Cemetery Walk, saying, "My personal research library contains resources for genealogy and cemeteries, among many other books. This is my list of cemetery resources.

Denise Olson presents Huguenot Cemetery – 1892 Inventory posted at The Graveyard Rabbit of Moultrie Creek, saying, "The 1892 inventory of the historic Huguenot Cemetery in St. Augustine, Florida, is a researcher's dream. Now that inventory has been transcribed and is available here."

Sean Lamb presents Finding the stones posted at Finding the Flock, saying, "I describe some of the successes I've had this week and one large caveat of using Find A Grave to locate cemetery and gravestone inscription information."

Janet Iles presents Graveyard Rabbit of Grey County, Ontario: Memorial to Rev. Fr. Granottier at St. Mary's Cemetery, Owen Sound posted at Graveyard Rabbit of Grey County, Ontario, saying, "I chose to feature the memorial at the local Catholic cemetery. While researching something else, I found the information about the dedication of the memorial."

Henk van Kampen presents Who is Private Riley? posted at The graveyard rabbit of Utrecht and Het Gooi, saying, "Private J. Riley, from the East Lancashire Regiment, died in 1919— shortly after the great war—and was buried in Amersfoort. Who was Private Riley and how did he end up in Amersfoort?"

Sheri Fenley presents The Great Restoration - Collegeville Cemetery, San Joaquin County posted at The Educated Graveyard Rabbit, saying, "The great restoration project in San Joaquin County, California."

That concludes this edition. Past posts and future hosts can be found on our blog carnival index page.  Be sure to join us for the next edition.


Anonymous said...

The link to my post on grave robbing is http://rutherfordcemetery.wordpress.com/2009/08/20/graveyard-rabbit-carnival-september-2009/

That will take you directly to the post.

Julie said...

As I was preparing the October edition of the carnival, I came across a post that didn't make it in the lineup for the September edition.

Carol Genung presents Policeman Shot in the Line of Duty posted at Illuminated Ancestries, saying, "This post tells the story behind a policeman's untimely death."

Julie said...

Just found another one that didn't get listed.

Diane Wright presents People at the Cemetery posted at The Grave Yard Rabbit Travels Wright. Diane shares a postcard of people at a cemetery.