Raising the Dead: Finding Clues to Ancestors from Headstones, Family Plots, and Burial Records



Raising the Dead: Finding Clues to Ancestors from Headstones, Family Plots, and Burial Records
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Raising the Dead: Finding Clues to Ancestors from Headstones, Family Plots, and Burial Records
Part of Massachusetts Archaeology Month
Presented by David Allen Lambert, Chief Genealogist
Wednesday, October 24, 12:00 – 1:00 pm
NEHGS Library and Archives, 99-101 Newbury Street, Boston
Cost: FREE

When they survive, headstones can offer important clues to understanding the lives of those who came before us. Join author of A Guide to Massachusetts Cemeteries, NEHGS Chief Genealogist David Allen Lambert to learn how these memorials—from the type of the stone used to the carvings to the position of the family plot to the burial documents left behind—can shed new light on your ancestor’s life.