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Tombstone Tuesday – Alois Tlapa, 1879-1936

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.

So we have an interesting one today – this individual is Czech, but was living in Latvia during the interwar period. The tombstone inscription is in [...]

Rīga Banns – Weeks of June 9 and June 16, 1925

Sorry I missed last week!

Part of my series of publishing the banns read in Rīga in the interwar period. See this post for more details.

June 8, 1925 (Latvijas Vēstnesis [Latvian Herald], June 9, 1925)

Carpenter Kārlis Zariņš (Aloja) and Emīlija Emsiņa (Rūjiena)
Iron-cutter Ernsts Veile (Rīga) and Marija Elza Eglīte (Rīga)
Chauffeur Jānis Fridrichs Alberts Brodiņš (Jaunmuiža) and [...]

Tombstone Tuesday – Hilda Teresia Miller, 1856-1937

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.

Something a bit different for the next few weeks – these are gravestones from the Swedish section of the Meža kapi cemetery in Rīga, so the [...]

Tombstone Tuesday – Erik Johannes Holmberg, 1910-1943

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.

Something a bit different for the next few weeks – these are gravestones from the Swedish section of the Meža kapi cemetery in Rīga, so the [...]

Rīga Banns – Week of June 2, 1925

Part of my series of publishing the banns read in Rīga in the interwar period. See this post for more details.

June 3, 1925 (Latvijas Vēstnesis [Latvian Herald], June 4, 1925)

Student Arvīds Borga-Vepris (Sātiņi) and Elza Leontine Lausteine (Celmenieki)
Shoemaker Krišjānis Priede (Nereta) and Anna Galveniece (Sauka)
Technician Arturs Veide (Valmiera) and Eleonora Trīne Kuvalde (Jelgava)
Student Kārlis Roberts [...]

Tombstone Tuesday – Carl Magnus Carlsson, 1909-1943

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.

Something a bit different for the next few weeks – these are gravestones from the Swedish section of the Meža kapi cemetery in Rīga, so the [...]

Rīga Banns – Week of May 26, 1925

Part of my series of publishing the banns read in Rīga in the interwar period. See this post for more details.

May 25, 1925 (Latvijas Vēstnesis [Latvian Herald], May 26, 1925)

Consul Otto Alberts Waklens (Sweden) and Regina Alise Johanson (Sweden)
Worker Konstantins Jankovskis (Grīva) and Lūcija Staškeviča (Posine)
Merchant Janis Briedis (Madliena) and Marija Pētersone (Vestiena)
Lawyer Aleksandrs Hanochs [...]

Rīga Banns – Week of May 19, 1925

Two days late! Sorry. I blame the long weekend.

Part of my series of publishing the banns read in Rīga in the interwar period. See this post for more details.

May 18, 1925 (Latvijas Vēstnesis [Latvian Herald], May 19, 1925)

Railway worker Jānis Prauliņš (Rīga) and Katrīna Kļaviņa (Rīga)
Carpenter Augusts Upenieks (Volkova) and Aleksandra Doriņa maiden name Cikova [...]

Tombstone Tuesday – Augusts and Emma Cinitis

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, October 2012. Click to enlarge.

Names: Augusts Cinitis, born December 8, 1888, died June 16, 1925; Emma Cinite (maiden name Asars), born August [...]

Tombstone Tuesday – Miķelis Vīksne, 1839-1915

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, October 2012. Click to enlarge.

Name: Miķelis Vīksne, born October 10, 1839, died October 10, 1915

Bottom Inscription: “Es esmu augšamcelšanās un dzīvība, kas [...]