Grave Hunting

Grave Hunting

Recently, I went on a trip and hunted for a long-dead great-great grandfather in Russellville, KY. After finding the cemetery, my son, Josh, looked up his name on It showed us a map locating the exact location with GPS–we think. The limestone headstone from 1877 has eroded over the years until it is almost unreadable. I think I’ll see if someone can enhance the picture to see the words on this grave marker. Have you ever gone on a hunt such as this?

7 thoughts on “Grave Hunting

  1. Yes. Many times. The best way to deal with the problem of illegible writing on tombstones is to make a rubbing. If you’ve never done it, you’ll find it intriguing. I’ve been able to read and “see” much more that way.

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