The heavily damaged grave of Charles and Eliza Conkling, in Mount Hope Cemetery, Urbana, Illinois. Photo credit: Greg Kimberley (FindAGrave).
Interesting grave of Milton Okey, located at Olive Cemetery in Caldwell, Ohio. Photograph credit: Pamela Myers-Grewell (FindAGrave).
Son of William C.
and Ruth Okey
Died August 7th, 1866
Age 2 yrs, 4 mos, 5 ds
This week’s additions, including a post-mortem of two siblings, a boy propped upright with a book, and an interesting “copy” CDV.
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Writing on the back of Archive image #2468, with instructions to the photographer.
“Wanted only the bust picture of the corpse, with opened eyes. She has golden hair and blue eyes”.
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The grave of Myrtle Johnson, located at Salem West Cemetery in Hitterdal, Minnesota. Photograph credit: “CW” at FindAGrave.Click to view a circa 1912 photograph of Myrtle’s family at her graveside (Thanatos.net members only)
Some recent updates to the Archive member section, including several identified children, hand-tinted daguerreotypes, and a tragic double post-mortem of two young siblings.
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