Headstone Genealogy

I’ve seen many headstones that provide wonderful clues for anyone researching that particular family tree.

But none quite as wonderful as the Hollister headstone in Lakewood Cemetery in Minneapolis.

The names, dates and relationships on the front


and on the back


made it easy to find the right Hollisters in the 1900 census on Ancestry.com.


I wonder if someone in the family was a genealogist?

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