Today we meet Graveyard Rabbit number 74, Julie Goucher. She is the author of Grave Encounters. Julie agrees with the rest of us Graveyard Rabbits that headstones and monuments deserve to be treated with respect and treasured. Sounds like a great addition to the organization to me! You can read more about her here, at the Graveyard Rabbit Association Blog. Enjoy!
The seventy third graveyard rabbit to join our association is Angela L. Burke. Angela's blog is "Headboards of Stone - A Mississippi Graveyard Rabbit Blog." Her featured bio can be found here at the main page of The Graveyard Rabbit Association Blog. Wait until you see how she spent her childhood! We welcome Angela! Enjoy!
I would once again like to share another Graveyard Rabbit feature from the Association. This time we meet Rabbit #72 Kellie Walton, author of the blog "She finds Friends." Kelli's father reminds me very much of my own father with his great sense of humor. Read what Kellie's father told his children when they were young! Do you think it has anything to do with why she became a Graveyard Rabbit today? You can find her story here! Enjoy!
I wanted to share another view of the San Lorenzo Pioneer Cemetery. This view shares a bit of the destruction that happened here in the past, along with some mature trees. You see a bit of this behind the headstone that is front and center. This is a view down one side of the cemetery, where you can see there was a black cyclone fence installed to help protect these monuments. This photo was taken quite a while ago so I am looking forward to heading there again one day soon to see how the refurbishing project is coming along that the Hayward Area Historical Society has been working on.
The headstone front and center is the resting place of:
There have been many new Graveyard Rabbits, I need to play catch up again!
Here is a start ~
Rabbit #71 is Sue Jones whose blog is "Sleeping Gardens and Other Final Resting Places." She is from Saffron Waldron in Essex England. You can read about her at the Graveyard Rabbit Association page here. Enjoy!
Can you imagine seeing a deed for a cemetery plot for sale on EBAY?
The article caught my attention because it referred to San Lorenzo Pioneer Cemetery. It also caught my attention because Toni Mann wrote the article. She writes for the San Lorenzo Patch. I have never met Toni, but have had a couple of correspondences with her online. We have San Lorenzo definitely in common along with the cemetery and maybe even genealogy research.
Toni shared with me the research she did for this article and explained she found the picture of the grave site on Find A Grave. She did the usual genealogical research, looking through census records and learning about the family that is involved.
Time to meet Graveyard Rabbit number seventy five. Her name is Robin Simonton and she writes the blog Graveyard Rabbit at the Triangle, N. C. She says "cemeteries are repositories of stories, dreams and hopes." I like that way of thinking. Why don't you head on over to her bio and learn more about her! Enjoy!