Anne Frank and her older sister, Margot, both died of typhus at Bergen-Belsen shortly before the liberation. A tombstone for them has been placed at the site of the former camp, but Anne and her sister are buried in one of the mass graves. No one knows the exact location of their remains. In the background of the photo is one of the mass graves.
Glenna June Bellomy Anderson (1926 - 2008). When the cemetery sexton sold Glenna her stone, her request for the inscription on it was "I Was. . . SOMEBODY. He said the reason was because many years after she had died, Glenna felt that no one would probably remember her anyway. By having this inscription on her stone, people would see & remember it. Park Cemetery, Carthage, Missouri
Capt Richard More - Mayflower Pilgrim. He came over on the Mayflower at the age of 9 (or 11) as an indentured servant, rose through the ranks and became a sea-captain who lived in Salem. Died at age 84.
"Sense of humor right up to the end!" I often wonder what my ancestors were like. I have such a strange sense of humor and wish I could know if they were funny and off- the-wall or somber & straight-laced.