Castle Garden Free Searchable Databases | Royals | Famous | Historic | Your Family? | MAXIMILIAN GENEALOGY.COM Finding Funeral Cards Online for your Genealogy Background | Search With a long tradition both in the United States and Europe dating back to the 1800's, funeral cards (also sometimes called mass, mourning or remembrance cards) are an excellent source of information for genealogists. While not a traditional "vital record", they often provide great clues like death and birth dates, name of the cemetery where the deceased was interred, name of the funeral home, and sometimes even a photo of the ancestor. In her article, Funeral Cards, Elizabeth Kelley Kerstens explained that, "funeral cards were to be distributed to family members, friends, and the surrounding community in a timely manner to alert invitees to the date and time of the funeral. At a recent paper show, we stumbled across a bunch of funeral cards in a box labelled "all items ten cents each." Search the Funeral Cards Online collection Contributing Funeral Cards Looking for funeral cards in the United Kingdom? What is Ephemera? Related Articles Coping with a Recent Loss?
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Free genealogy family history photo search by surname - Dead Fred .com FamilyTree.com | Genealogy, Ancestry, and Family Tree Research Free Genealogy and Family History Online - The USGenWeb Project UNITED-EMPIRE-LOYALIST-L [UNITED-EMPIRE-LOYALIST] Authorizing use of UE From: firstname.lastname@example.orgSubject: [UNITED-EMPIRE-LOYALIST] Authorizing use of UE Date: Sat, 23 Feb 2008 10:39:22 -0800 It would be nice if you actually put the email/post that was back in Jan in your email. I searched and found no such post so hard to know what you are talking about. UELAC came about by Parliament so they do have some authority on things. Lord Dorchester authorized the use of UE: Realizing the importance of some type of recognition, on Nov 9, 1789, Lord Dorchester, the governor of Quebec and Governor General of British North America, declared "that it was his Wish to put the mark of Honour upon the Families who had adhered to the Unity of the Empire." UELAC prints this on the certificates it sends to those that have proven they descend from a Loyalist. I have not heard of them granting anyone use of U.E. Jill U.E. www.sybalsky.com/genealogy