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Thursday, March 11, 2010

Tombstone Thursday - Beanard

Dorothy Helm Beanard

John, this is called an anthropomorphic sandstone marker or human-effigy shaped gravestone. This one is in Old Home Cemetery, Pope Co IL marking the grave of Dorothy Helm Beanard [b. ca 1766] died April 5, 1846, she was the wife of Frederick A. Beanard. And that's the rest of the story!
- Photo taken & submitted by Judy Foreman Lee as a birthday present to me on 01 Mar 2010!

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