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Tombstone Tuesday - Pauline Luise Jenny Sedat, 1872-1939

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.

Today we have another German tombstone.

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

Top inscription: Hier ruht in Gottes Heilgem frieden mein Unvergessliches innig geliebtes tantchen […]

Tombstone Tuesday – August Kušķis, 1873-1919

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: Augusts Kušķis, born June 11, 1873, died April 30, 1919.

Location: Meža kapi, Rīga

Tombstone Tuesday – Krišs and Lisette Wacks

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.

First Name: Kuģu kapteinis (“Ship Captain”) Krišs Wacks, born Dundaga February 20, 1854, died Rīga August 27, 1912

Second […]

Tombstone Tuesday - Jānis Berķis, 1875-1934

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.

Tombstone Tuesday – Dominiks Macerovskis, 1872-1935

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: “Mūsu biedrības biedris” (“Our Union Associate”)

Name: Dominiks Macerovskis, born October 15, 1872, died January 24, 1935

Bottom […]

Tombstone Tuesday – Matilde Kivkucens, 1879-1933

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: Matilde Kivkucens (maiden name Gaigals), born February 11, 1879, died October 6, 1933

Location: Meža kapi, Rīga

Tombstone Tuesday – Pēters and Liene Tiliks

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.

Names: Pēters Tiliks, born February 29, 1867, died May 3, 1934; Liene Tiliks (maiden name Žīgurs), born February […]

Tombstone Tuesday – Andrejs Vācietis, 1855-1930

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: Andrejs Vācietis, born October 18, 1855, died May 17, 1930

Inscription: “Mīļā piemiņā paturēs Dailes Teatra personāls” (“Dearly […]

Tombstone Tuesday – Krišjānis Skricfreijs, 1820-1895

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: Krišjānis Skricfreijs (old orthography Cristjahn Skritzfreij), born January 15, 1820, died June 14, 1895

Inscription: “Esi uzticīgs līdz […]

Tombstone Tuesday – Jānis and Marta Dambis

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: “Eduards Dambis Ģimenes Kapi” (“Family Grave of Eduards Dambis”)

Names: Jānis Adolps, born April 27, 1908, died […]