You would do a text file that included all headstones you are sending for the
cemetery. Here are a couple of examples. The first is a couple out of a 27 or so
for a Waterford cemetery giving all info on the stone.:
Here rests in full assurance of a glorious resurrection the body of The Reverend
Nicholas Wilkinson A B
28 years the faithful devoted Rector of this parish he fell asleep January 6th
1876 aged 74 years
His last words were I am safe in the arms of Jesus if any man serve me let him
follow me wherever I am so also shall my servant be If any man serve me him will
my father honour I have not shunned to declare unto you all the counsel of God.
Acts XX 27
This tomb was erected in memory of him by his loving niece Rebecca Whitestone
Gloria in excelsis Deo
In loving memory of John William Carmody died September 27th 1889 aged 29 years
also his mother Catherine Carmody who died 6th July 1904 aged 73 and also his
aunt Margaret Cox who died 12th November 1906 aged 73 also his father Patrick
Carmody who died 8th January 1909 aged 75 his brother James Carmody who died
16th October 1943 aged 84
Blessed are the dead which die in the Lord Rev. 14. 13
The second example is from Kerry with the basics.
Depot. Royal Munster Fusiliers.
26th December 1918.
Eight yards West of main path.
Shronahiree More Graveyard Glencar
1st August 1940.
Son of Daniel M. and Bridget O'Connor of Glencar.
These had the stones arranged alphabetically.
We just want to be able to match up the order of stones to the order on the text
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| Do we do text files for each person on the headstone or use the
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| name and number for each name? Judy McKeon