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Cemetery 3.0

17. September 2017, Heike Leiacker - Family, General, Genealogy, Internet, Knowledge, Personalities

Gravestone of the family Duden in Bad Hersfeld, Germany, an example of a famous German personality that might be of interest for a virtual cemetery. Konrad Duden had quite an influence on German spelling (more information: Picture by 2micha (Own work) [GPL (], via Wikimedia Commons (

In 2015, we addressed the value of cemeteries for genealogy in the context of German cemetery day. We referred to the cemetery 2.0 and the habit of putting QR-Codes on gravestones to allow people to access further information on deceased persons. But with advanced technology there is always something new.

Cemetery 3.0