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blurped
23 January 2018, 08:21 PM
Where do you list the cemetery name? I have found myself divided between these 2 options, but am open to suggestions!

SGilbert
23 January 2018, 08:26 PM
Either, but I prefer the 2nd--all on one line

kmgenealogy
23 January 2018, 09:48 PM
Where do you list the cemetery name? I have found myself divided between these 2 options, but am open to suggestions!

I always use the 2nd one.Like having the memo area to show Plot: info, if have it. If I don't have the Cemetery name yet, but do have the town, I put the town info in and change everything later when I find the cemetery info (I always check Find A Grave and Billion Graves before I give up!)

Regards,
Kaye

Dennis J. Cunniff
23 January 2018, 11:15 PM
A third vote for the second alternative.

rwalcik
24 January 2018, 09:13 AM
2nd. I put the GPS determined latitude & longitude in the memo area.

Bob White
24 January 2018, 01:30 PM
I use the first. My logic is that it is an address just like any other address. e.g. Another address might have an apartment number or unit number; this has a plot number. :)

Knarressprings
24 January 2018, 06:10 PM
Vote for the second one; it looks tidier.

theKiwi
24 January 2018, 06:49 PM
Where do you list the cemetery name? I have found myself divided between these 2 options, but am open to suggestions!

I'd go with the second - the cemetery is a place name, and so appears in your list unique from, and as a subset of the name of the town the cemetery might be in.

Then it also allows for better interaction if you perhaps end up publishing online with TNG - you can get a page like this

http://lisaandroger.com/genealogy/cemeteries.php

which lets the software break down the fact that in say Balclutha, there are 2 different cemeteries.

Roger

A Ginn
24 January 2018, 08:06 PM
I'm having a déjà vu on this topic, as I know we have run through it several times before. I still prefer to put the grave, plot, section, lot, row, etc. into the Place field along with the cemetery name and location. Example:

S1/L17 Woodland Cemetery, Keene, Cheshire, NH

This creates a unique Place and is absolutely necessary for my work because I assign the exact GPS coordinates to the marker once I've found it. It is easy to zoom in and retrieve the coordinates for any point from the mapping websites. Without this detail all the graves in a particular cemetery would share the same Place, and geotagging would be far less useful.

I, too, put the coordinates into the Place's memo field, as there is no way to print a Place's geo codes in a report. Example:

N42-56.295, W072-16.298 or 42.93825 -72.27171487269973


Alan