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A Few Days Left for Free Access to Ancestry's Cemetery & Gravestone Collections

I'm a little behind in posting this, but there's still time! Ancestry is providing free access to their "creepiest collections" of cemetery and gravestone data through November 5th. You may search them directly from this Halloween landing page.

One of the featured collections is Selected U.S. Headstone Photos, containing "more than 74,000 headstones (some with multiple names) for individuals who died in the early 19th century through the present day."

Other collections of southern graves included:

· Abstract of Graves of Revolutionary Patriots;
· Aiken County, South Carolina Cemetery Inscriptions;
· Aiken County, South Carolina Cemetery Inscriptions: Graniteville;
· Aiken County, South Carolina: Cemetery Records;
· Alabama Cemetery Records;
· Barbour County, Alabama Tombstone Inscriptions;
· Bullock Co., AL, Old Confederate Cemetery;
· Cemetery Records of Choctaw County, Alabama;
· Cemetery Records of Dale County, Alabama;
· Cemetery Records of DeKalb County, Alabama;
· Cemetery Records of Jefferson County, Alabama;
· Cemetery Records, Barbour County, Alabama;
· Cemetery Records, Blount County, Alabama;
· Cemetery Records, Fayette County, Alabama and Neighboring Counties;
· Cemetery Survey, Etowah County, Alabama;
· Covington Co., AL, Bushfield Cemetery;
· Etowah County, Alabama Cemetery Records;
· Graveyard Register of Friedland Moravian Church, Forsyth County, N.C.;
· Inscriptions from the Cemeteries of Dale County, Alabama;
· Loudon County, Tennessee Cemetery Inscriptions;
· Mason County, Kentucky, Cemetery Records, Volume I;
· North-Central Georgia Cemeteries;
· Oakland Cemetery, Atlanta, Georgia;
· Page County, Virginia, Cemetery Records, Vol. I (Luray Cemetery);
· Pleasant Hill Cemetery Inscriptions, Pritchett, Texas;
· Prospect Hill Cemetery Inscriptions, Front Royal, Virginia;
· Register of the Confederate Dead Interred in Hollywood Cemetery, Richmond, Va.;
· Shenandoah County, Virginia, Cemetery Records, Vol. 1 (Woodstock);
· Tennessee Records: Tombstone Inscriptions and Manuscripts;
· The Evergreen Old Historical Cemetery in Evergreen, Alabama, Conecuh County;
· The Old Jewish Cemeteries at Charleston, S.C.: a Transcript of the Inscriptions on Their Tombstones, 1762-1903;
· Tombstone Inscriptions of King George County, Virginia;
· Tombstone Inscriptions of Orange County, Virginia;
· Tombstone Records of St. John's Lutheran Graveyard, Cabarrus County, North Carolina from the 18th Century to June 1936;
· Tombstone Records Stanly County, North Carolina, Albemarle, N.C.;
· Tombstone Records, Stanley County, N.C., Albemarle, County Seat;
· U.S. Military Burial Registers, 1768-1921

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