Surgery

I will soon be having a break from Blogging as I am scheduled to undergo surgery in the near future, so early November is shaping as a lean period for my various Blogs. However, it is quite possible that there will be a large number of posts once I am able to sit comfortably in front of my computer again. I expect there will be no posts for possibly the first week of November. Up until November there will be short periods of no posts, with the various preparations required previous to surgery.

11 Mysterious Graves

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Some graves are mysterious because the identity of those within is unknown. Others, because of the legends surrounding them. And some, because the location is not quite known.

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The Female Stranger – One night in 1816 a couple walked into Gadsby’s Tavern in Alexandria, Viriginia. It was obvious to everyone inside that the woman was very sick. She was put up in a room and the doctor was called. But she soon died. The man requested that their identities be kept a secret, erected a grave marker and disappeared–his bills unpaid. Everyone kept the secret…we still don’t know who is buried in this grave. Some think it is Theodosia Burr.

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Lived Once, Buried Twice – While being buried alive was certainly possible, and greatly feared, it didn’t happen all that often. But Margorie McCall was one such person, who lived to see another day. Thank goodness for the grave…

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Ancestry.com Acquires Find A Grave

The link below is to an article reporting on the acquisition of ‘Find A Grave’ by Ancestry.com.

For more visit:
http://blogs.ancestry.com/ancestry/2013/09/30/ancestry-com-acquires-find-a-grave/