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Cemeteries and Symbolism


Search for a cemetery by name or view a list of all cemeteries on this site.


Many tombstones speak the language of symbols -- from the innocent Lamb to beautifully ornate fraternal symbols. The Iconography pages contain definitions with photographs which may provide additional information about your ancestor's grave.

Common acronyms found on tombstones, such as "FLT" or "IHS" are defined with photographic examples.


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