How to use Tombstone in a sentence
She laid the phone on the tombstone and knelt beside her mother's grave, closing her eyes.
A badly eroded half of a figure statue lies beside the tombstone.
San Filippo Neri or dei Gerolomini, erected in the close of the 16th century, has a white marble façade and two campaniles, and contains the tombstone of Giambattista Vico.
The Canongate Tolbooth adjoins the parish church, in the burial-ground of which is the tombstone raised by Burns to the memory of Robert Fergusson, and where Dugald Stewart, Adam Smith and other men of note were buried.
Like another Archimedes, he requested that the logarithmic spiral should be engraven on his tombstone, with these words, Eadem mutata resurgo.Advertisement
It therefore became customary for those who possessed the means to dedicate at least a tombstone in the neighborhood of the staircase of the great god, as the sacred spot was called.
His book, Van den Circkel (Delft, 1596), gave the ratio correct to 20 places, but he continued his calculations as long as he lived, and his best result was published on his tombstone in St Peter's church, Leiden.
Greg drove through town, not caring who saw the tombstone.
If I don't do like he says, I see it's a case of writing my own tombstone.
It took him most of his life to do this, and the value was engraved on his tombstone.Advertisement
The old tombstone was beginning to crumble, but it looked like as good a site as any to set up.
Following Archimedes, Fagnano desired the curve to be engraved on his tombstone.
The Ledger graves have all gone now, but there is a record of the tombstone inscription.
Her husband lies in the Old Kirkyard of Stirling where, in recent years, descendants erected a tombstone in his memory.
This man has " bugged " my conscience since I found the tombstone of his wife at Castleton.Advertisement
It bears the initials of Alexander Galloway, Rector of Kinkell Maitland Grave Methlick A fine example of an 18th century tombstone.
St Michael's church has traces of structures more than a thousand years old, including an ancient hogback tombstone.
I have actually been to Tallow Ireland and seen the family tombstone and been in the old family house on Chapel Street.
By far the most notable of Harris's converts was William Williams (1717-1791), Panty Celyn, the great hymn-writer of Wales, who while listening to the revivalist preaching on a tombstone in the graveyard of Talgarth, heard the " voice of heaven," and was " apprehended as by a warrant from on high."
In Brittany the people flock into the cemeteries at nightfall to kneel bare-headed at the graves of their loved ones, and to fill the hollow of the tombstone with holy water or to pour libations of milk upon it, and at bedtime the supper is left on the table for the soul's refreshment.Advertisement
San Filippo Neri or dei Gerolomini, erected in the close of the 16th century, has a white marble faÃ§ade and two campaniles, and contains the tombstone of Giambattista Vico.
The other tombstone, rectangular in shape, records the death in 1731 of Mary Barclay, aged 107 !
The last burial was in 1929- the oldest tombstone in The churchyard is dated 1670.
Other national park visits may include Tombstone Territorial Park or Glacier Bay National Park.Tours always include amenities similar to the comforts of a cruise ship, even though they're still on land.
From there, a trip to Dawson City is provided, where visitors will visit historic Minto and Tombstone Park.Advertisement
It's a great home base for campers who want to visit the town of Tombstone, Kartchner Caverns State Park, Saguaro National Park, and many other local attractions.
The burial is then completed and once the grave has settled a tombstone is placed on the grave.
Find A Grave, a cemetery database that features cemetery enumerations and tombstone photographs.
You may be able to read the person's obituary from Ancestry.com and look at tombstone transcriptions from cemeteries on the website, Interment.net.
Find A Grave is a cemetery website that features grave enumerations and tombstone photographs from across the United States.Advertisement
The tombstone of your deceased relative can in-and-of-itself give some idea of your ancestor's religious or civic associations.
The inscription on the tombstone can also be informative and give insight into the life and character of your ancestor.
A tombstone with the decedent's date of birth is considered a good birth record.
Find A Grave is a cemetery database website with tombstone pictures and other genealogy information.
The site also features biographies, Civil War records and files, family histories, church records, cemetery records and tombstone photos, obituaries, resource links, marriage records, mission records, California maps, and much more.Advertisement
The site also features biographies, Civil War records and files, family histories, church records, cemetery records and tombstone photos, obituaries, resource links, marriages, mission records, California maps, and much more.
The Veterans Administration (VA) furnishes a tombstone for veterans.
You can contact the VA to see if a tombstone has been issued for an ancestor.
Neither young man noticed the towering dark shadow that rose from behind the tombstone until it was too late.
The next morning when the old caretaker showed up, he found the recorder laying on the ground in front of the tombstone.Advertisement
While tombstone investigating is time-consuming, many cemeteries have undertaken the documenting and cataloging of graves in databases that should assist you in a speedier approach.
If you prefer the moldy oldy treatment, something perhaps a little more Goth in nature, how about an old skull lying at the base of a tombstone?
A styrofoam tombstone can set the tone for an "Over the Hill" celebration, while plastic baby booties offer a great way to serve candy and nuts at a shower.
In 1840 he led a movement against the Rochdale church-rate, speaking from a tombstone in the churchyard, where it looks down on the town in the valley below.
King Alphonso the Great found his tombstone at Viseo with the inscription, "Hic requiescit Rodericus rex Gothorum."Advertisement
In the choir is the tombstone which Carlyle erected over the grave of his wife, Jane Baillie Welsh (1801-1866), a native of the town.
In what churchyard does the following curious epitaph appear on a tombstone?
The churchyard contains a tombstone to Thomas Bell of Spittal, who died on the 26th of November, 1791, aged 105.
The other tombstone, rectangular in shape, records the death in 1731 of Mary Barclay, aged 107!
They drove once again, the marble tombstone rocking in the trunk, the lid slamming against it like an unbalanced teeter totter.Advertisement
Christianity found its way into Clusium as early as the 3rd century, and the tombstone of a bishop of A.D.
A faculty was ordered to be issued for the erection of a tombstone, the inscription on which contained the name of a Wesleyan minister prefixed by "reverend";.
But he had virtu as well as fortuna; and on his tombstone it was written that he was "a second Judas Maccabaeus, whom Kedar and Egypt, Dan and Damascus dreaded."
He was a man of some property, and is spoken of on his tombstone as an excellent lawyer and mathematician.
The second half of the 19th century witnessed several great finds; first, of gold placers on the lower Gila and Colorado (1858-1869); later, of lodes at Tombstone, which flourished from 1879-1886, then decayed, but in 1905 had again become the centre of important mining interests; and still later the development of copper mines at Jerome and around Bisbee.