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Cemetery Walks


Olive Tree Genealogy YouTube Channel has many online Cemetery Walk videos for all to view freely.

What are Cemetery Walks? They are photographs of gravestones in cemeteries, converted to a video.

My husband and I stop at cemeteries whenever we can. We then photograph as many tombstones as possible. Sometimes we can photograph an entire cemetery. Sometimes we can only take pictures of part of the cemetery. We always try to return to finish a cemetery if we can.

We also welcome submissions from other genealogists and researchers. In fact Olive Tree Genealogy's October and November 2011 Genealogy Challenges were for readers to donate 15 minutes of their time and go photograph as many tombstones as they could in a local cemetery!

If you would like to participate in this project to bring as many cemetery photographs online as possible, please send your photos to Lorine at olivetreegenealogy@gmail.com  It is easiest if you upload them to a Picasa or Flickr Web Album or into shared cloud storage (such as Dropbox or SugarSync) and send me the link. But you may email photos directly to me if you prefer.

Take a look at Olive Tree Genealogy YouTube Channel for the videos of the following cemeteries in North America. I have linked some directly to the videos, but for others just go to my YouTube Channel and use the search engine.

* Alpine City Cemetery, Utah
* Batteau Hill Cemetery, Duntroon, Nottawasaga Twp, Simcoe Co. Ontario (23 tombstones)
* Central Texas State Veteran's Cemetery
* Christ Church Anglican Cemetery, Kingston, Frontenac Co. Ontario
* Cochrane Catholic Cemetery, Cochrane Ontario Canada (1400 gravestones) 9 videos
* Creemore Union Cemetery, Creemore, Simcoe County Ontario (60 tombstones)
* Diamond Springs Odd Fellows Cemetery , El Dorado County California.  Videos 1,2,3,4,5,6,7
* Donegal Cemetery, Elma Twp, Perth County Ontario (417 tombstones) 
* Farnham Cemetery near Arkell, Wellington County Ontario
* Fraserville Cemetery, Cavan Twp, Peterborough Co. Ontario (19 tombstones)
* Genier Catholic Cemetery, Cochrane Ontario Canada (50 tombstones) 2 videos.
* Hillsdale United Church Cemetery, Hillsdale, Simcoe County Ontario 
* Jaryszow Polish Cemetery in Opole, Poland   (2 videos, 391 tombstones) (not online)
* Locust Valley Church of God, Middletown, Frederick County, Maryland (68 tombstones)
* McKee Cemetery, Dufferin County Ontario
* Mono College Presbyterian Cemtery, Mono Twp, Dufferin Co. Ontario (25 tombstones)
* Panna Maria, Texas
* Price's Corners, Dufferin County Ontario. 4 videos
* Rose Hill Cemetery, Tulsa Oklahoma (109 tombstones) Videos 1, 2 
* Rural Cemetery, Stockton California (99 gravestones in 2 videos) 
* Saugeen Cemetery, Bruce Co. Ontario (16 tombstones)   
* Scotch Cemetery, Manilla, Brock Twp, Durham Co. Ontario (partial)
* St. Andrew's Presbyterian Cemetery, Hillsdale, Simcoe Co. Ontario (82 tombstones) Videos 1, 2
* St. Ann's Roman Catholic Cemetery, Penetanguishene, Tiny Twp, Simcoe Co. Ontario (150 tombstones)
* St. Columbkill Roman Catholic Cemetery, Uptergrove, Simcoe County Ontario (partial)  
* St. Croix Roman Catholic Cemetery, Lafontaine, Tiny Twp, Simcoe Co. Ontario (5 tombstones)
* St. James on the Line Anglican Cemetery, Penetanguishene, Tiny Twp, Simcoe Co. Ontario (303 tombstones)
* St. John's Anglican Cemetery Waverley Ontario. Cemetery Walk 1,2,3,4
* St. John's Anglican Cemetery, Waverley, Simcoe Co. Ontario (154 tombstones)
* St. Margaret's Roman Catholic Cemetery, Midland, Simcoe Co. Ontario (451 tombstones) 
* St. Mary's Catholic Cemetery, Victoria Harbour, Simcoe County Ontario (197 tombstones)
* St. Mary's Cemetery, Bluffton, Alberta (25 tombstones)
* St. Mary's Cemetery, St. Mary's, Blanshard Twp, Perth Co. Ontario (46 tombstones)
* Old St. Mary's Cemetery, St. Mary's, Blanshard Twp, Perth Co. Ontario (20 tombstones) 
* St. Michael's Catholic Cemetery (old one), Orillia Ontario in 8 videos) 
* St. Michael's Catholic Cemetery (new one), Orillia Ontario. 2 videos 
* St. Paul's Anglican Cemetery, Melancthon twp, Dufferin County Ontario
* St. Paul Cemetery, Oakville Missouri (339 gravestones in 6 videos) 
* St. Patrick's Roman Catholic Cemetery,  Perkinsfield, Tiny Twp, Simcoe Co. Ontario (33 tombstones) 
* Trinity United Church Cemetery, Nottawasaga Twp, Simcoe County Ontario (20 tombstones) 
* Trinity United Church Cemetery, Beeton, Simcoe County Ontario. 3 videos
* Union Cemetery, Victoria Harbour, Ontario Canada - Video 1 of several planned videos
* United Cemetery, Vasey Ontario Canada Videos 1-6. AncestorsAtRest also has photos and a transcription online for Vasey United Cemetery
* United Church Cataraqui Cemetery, Kingston 112 stones 
* Uxbridge Cemetery, Uxbridge Twp, Ontario County, Ontario (54 tombstones)
* Victoria Lawn Cemetery, St. Catharines, Ontario. (4 tombstones but many obituaries to come) 
* Waubaushene Protestant Cemetery, Waubaushene, Simcoe County Ontario. 2 videos
* Woodlawn Cemetery, Guelph, Wellington Co. Ontario (40 tombstones)
* Wyebridge Presbyterian Cemetery, Tiny Twp, Simcoe Co. Ontario (complete). AncestorsAtRest also has a partial transcription and images of tombstones online for Wyebridge Presbyterian Cemetery

Cemeteries that will be online soon:

* Allenford Cemetery aka Old Methodist, Amabel Twp, Bruce County Ontario (41 stones) See http://ancestorsatrest.com/bruce_county_death_records/allenford_cemetery.shtml
* Assumption Parish Cemetery, Mattese Missouri (210 tombstones)
* Atherley Union Cemetery, Atherley, Simcoe County Ontario (over 300 tombstones)
* Lakeview Cemetery, Midland, Tiny Twp, Simcoe Co. Ontario (40 tombstones)
* McIntyre Pioneer Cemetery, Grey County (73 tombstones)
* St. Patrick's Roman Catholic Cemetery, Stayner, Nottawasaga Twp., Simcoe Co. Ontario (166 tombstones) See http://ancestorsatrest.com/simcoe_county_ont/st.patricks_cemetery_pg1.shtml
* Sunnidale Corners Pioneer Cemetery, Sunnidale Twp, Simcoe Co. Ontario (51 tombstones) See http://ancestorsatrest.com/simcoe_county_ont/brentwood_cemetery_simcoe_county.shtml
* Vasey United Cemetery, Vasey Ontario. Meantime see the transcription at http://ancestorsatrest.com/cemetery_records/vasey-united-cemetery-index.shtml
* West Yarmouth Woodside Cemetery, Barnstaple Massachusetts (78 tombstones)


  There are also individual photos of tombstones in many N. American cemeteries online at AncestorsAtRest.com