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William Charles Mattson and a Find a Grave Success Story

A wonderful tribute to serendipity and dedication. Great find.

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Have you used Find A Grave?  If not, you are really missing an opportunity! With their new partnership with Ancestry.com, the hints for ancestors through Find of Grave have increased exponentially.  If you go to the Find a Grave website directly, often just a simple search for an ancestor will result in a picture of their gravestone. If you can’t find a picture of your ancestor’s grave, you can request that a local volunteer photograph and post the photo for you. You can create memorials with all the photos you have taken over the years of your family’s gravestones and make it available to relatives searching for the same ancestor. If you have the time, you can volunteer yourself in your local area to help other genealogists find graves.  All for free!

Sometimes when you are looking for a gravestone photo, not only is there a picture of a gravestone…

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