A month to enjoy flowers brought to bloom by April showers.
A month to first anticipate and then enjoy academic graduation.
A month to remember military relatives who died while in service to the country.
May is also my favorite month to conduct genealogical cemetery research for a couple of reasons: a.) the cemetery has been freshly mowed and b.) the weather isn’t too hot or too cold. Also, I’ve never seen a snake in a graveyard in May but they’re everywhere from June until it gets cold. Of course, I am speaking of my personal genealogical research which takes place in truly rural areas and not in weekly manicured urban final resting places.
So, if you haven’t had a chance to visit a cemetery where your ancestors are buried, THIS is the month to make time to do it! There may be a WEALTH of genealogical information waiting to be discovered by YOU.
Before you venture out there, however, there are three things you need to do:
Well, it looks like you're ready. Happy researching and let us know what exciting information you find!