Tuesday, May 11, 2010

Tombstone Tuesday -- Waldo

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I ran out of my own tombstone pictures several months ago, so I'm posting some in my "humor?" collection.

Is this a picture of the tombstone of the elusive Waldo?


It is nice and big, isn't it? How could anyone miss it?

However, I have no idea where this tombstone is located or who it commemorates. What is Mr. Waldo's first name and life years?

I thought a clue might be the gravestone of William S. McKemie (1864-1932) in the foreground, but a Google search for the name and years did not turn up a location for this particular stone.

So it looks like I found Waldo in a photograph, but have no clue where he is located!

3 comments:

geneseopam said...

I checked Ancestry and found a Wm. S. McKemie born about 1864 in the 1930 Census living with a wife (Sarah) in Fulton, Georgia. Perhaps this will lead you to Waldo.

Pam Hatton

Becky said...

Strangely enough, Waldo is a family name and we noticed this very grave last week while walking through Oakland Cemetery in Atlanta, GA. I ran over today at lunch and took pictures of the graves - including one that matches up with your shot. These Waldos and McKemies can now be found on Find a Grave. Here's one link:

http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GSmid=47284801&GRid=52259547&

Tamura Jones said...

This Flickr photo shows that there are several smaller stones in front of it: WALDO