What is another word for cemetery in Spanish?
Wiktionary: cemetery → cementerio, camposanto, necrópolis, fosal.
Who owns Findagrave?
Jim TiptonFind a Grave / Owner
Over the past 18 years, it has grown to become an invaluable resource for genealogists, history buffs and cemetery preservationists. Find A Grave will become a wholly owned subsidiary of Ancestry.com, and will continue to be managed by its founder, Jim Tipton.
Where is Balzac buried?
Père Lachaise Cemetery, Paris, FranceHonoré de Balzac / Place of burialPère Lachaise Cemetery is the largest cemetery in Paris, France. With more than 3.5 million visitors annually, it is the most visited necropolis in the world. Notable figures in the arts buried at Pere Lachaise include Frédéric Chopin, Édith Piaf, Marcel Proust, Sarah Bernhardt and Jim Morrison. Wikipedia
Which is correct cemetery vs cemetary?
cemetery vs cementary – what’s the correct spelling?
|Comment||It’s correctly spelled “cemetery” Cemetary is wrong. Spellcheck in both US and UK English confirm it as a misspelling. Even Wikipedia acknowledges “cemetary” as incorrect. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cemetary|
What language does the word cemetery come from?
The word “cemetery” has its origins in the Greek word for “sleeping place”, and is land meant for burial. The term was originally applied to the Roman catacombs. A graveyard is a term that can be used interchangeably, but refers specifically to a churchyard burial ground.
What is the oldest grave in Père Lachaise?
The remains of Abelard and Héloïse (who died in 1142 and 1164, respectively) are reportedly the oldest identifiable bones in the cemetery.
How reliable is Find a Grave?
Find-a-Grave can be as accurate, or inaccurate as WikiTree, FamilySearch, Ancestry, etc., or any other public genealogy site, where the information is entered by people.