Someone can find a grave memorial by inquiring from close relatives, going through local cemetery records or through online resources. To save time, it may be prudent to try all the techniques simultaneously.
While word of mouth and checking local cemetery records may reveal some details, the most efficient way to locate a grave memorial is through online research. Internet websites such as Find A Grave have an extensive database of records from across the world. Below are some details on how to find a grave memorial through this technique.
- Go to a grave locator website
- Enter search criteria
- Refine the search
Search for online resources that offer this service and click on the link that seems most relevant. Alternatively, simply enter the URL for a particular service provider.
On the search form, enter the required details, including name, date of birth, death and any other necessary information.
If no conclusive results are found on the first attempt, try refining the search by choosing a specific location or country.