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Tombstone Tuesday - Miglāns Family

In this series, I am providing pictures of tombstones from Latvian cemeteries, all with death dates prior to 1945. I do not have any further information on the people mentioned.

Photo taken by me, September 2012. Click to enlarge.

Top Inscription: “Miglānu ģimene” (“Miglāns Family”)

Names: Jānis, 1862-1927; Emīlija, 1872-1919; Olga, 1892-1893; Milda, 1895-1939

Location: Torņakalns cemetery, Rīga

WW1 Diary – September 22, 1915

Ninth installment from the diary of my great-grandfather’s sister Alise, written during the First World War. When the diary starts, she is living just a few miles from the front lines of the Eastern Front, and is then forced to flee with her husband and two young daughters to her family’s house near Limbaži as […]

WW1 Diary – September 20, 1915

Eighth installment from the diary of my great-grandfather’s sister Alise, written during the First World War. When the diary starts, she is living just a few miles from the front lines of the Eastern Front, and is then forced to flee with her husband and two young daughters to her family’s house near Limbaži as […]

Tombstone Tuesday - Marcis Balodis, 1873-1934

In this series, I am providing pictures of tombstones from Latvian cemeteries, all with death dates prior to 1945. I do not have any further information on the people mentioned.

Photo taken by me, April 2012. Click to enlarge.

Top inscription: “Še dus mūsu biedris” (“Here sleeps our friend/colleague”)

Name: Marcis Balodis, born August 17, 1873; died March […]

Tombstone Tuesday – Hermans Putniņš, 1913-1936

In this series, I am providing pictures of tombstones from Latvian cemeteries, all with death dates prior to 1945. I do not have any further information on the people mentioned.

Photo taken by me, April 2012. Click to enlarge.

Top Inscription: “Še dus mūsu mīļais dēls, brālis un draugs” (“Here sleeps our dear son, brother and friend”)

Name: […]

Tombstone Tuesday – Eduards Lazdiņš, 1886-1926

In this series, I am providing pictures of tombstones from Latvian cemeteries, all with death dates prior to 1945. I do not have any further information on the people mentioned.

Photo taken by me, April 2012. Click to enlarge.

Name: Eduards Lazdiņš, born February 15, 1886; died October 26, 1926.

Inscription on reverse: “Reiz Jūsu starpā dzīvoju, bet […]