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Re: cemetery help. Old Carity Church in Parnell?
Posted by: Kathryn T. (ID *****1889) Date: April 09, 2004 at 17:55:04
In Reply to: Re: cemetery help. Old Carity Church in Parnell? by Derek Russell of 1100

Derek,

You asked what 'o.s.s.w' means on headstones. Those letters stand for 'on same stone with', so if you read one name and then see 'o.s.s.w' followed by another name, then those two people would be buried side by side and both names appear on the same headstone.

Kathryn T.


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