Family Research – English, Scottish and Irish Genealogy

3/3/2008

Interest in genealogy drives man to catalog grave stones

STAMFORD, Conn.—A broken marble headstone lies embedded in browned winter grass. A few faded characters describe a life 53 years, two days long — the only clues left to the identity of the person beneath.

more stories like thisMany other headstones in West Stamford Cemetery are unreadable, their inscriptions weathered away and obscured by lichen. Some have broken off near the ground and lean against other stones; some are gone entirely, leaving their graves unmarked. for more click here

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