Tuesday, April 9, 2013

Tombstone Tuesday - Mystery at the Cemetery


              What do you know about Cemeteries? 

     Do you need some help with Cemetery Research?

Come and Join Us April 11, 2013 Root Cellar SGS Meeting - This meeting is for you...7pm

Paul Hodel, an active genealogist with an obsession with cemeteries will be coming to our April 11 General Meeting to discuss what you can learn at the cemetery about your ancestors.  In this presentation, learn about the available information and how to find it; unique terminology; and the types of cemeteries, graves, and markers. read the whole story  (look down the right column of our home page at Root Cellar SGS)


a Little About Our Speaker

Paul E. Hodel has been active in genealogy for over 30 years. He worked for Caltrans for almost 30 years before taking early retirement due to a family illness. As a genealogist he got interested in cemeteries and has taken on cemeteries as his second hobby, or as he says, his "obsession." He is a regular contributor to www.findagrave.com and is an active volunteer with the cemeteries in El Dorado County, especially the pioneer cemeteries. He has done research in and photographed graves at over 200 cemeteries in 16 different states. Paul will be discussing cemeteries from both a genealogist's and taphophilia's viewpoint.


Root Cellar Sacramento Genealogical Society
Christ Community Church
5025 Manzanita Ave.
Carmichael, CA  (just south of Madison Ave, on the right side)

Park in the back. We are meeting on the second floor in the two story building (stairs & elevator avaiable)

posted by Sandra Gardner Benward

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