The Eternal Flame at John F. Kennedy’s Grave, Arlington Cemetery

November 22, 2013
The Eternal Flame at John F. Kennedy's Grave in Arlington Cemetery

The Eternal Flame at JFK’s Grave

JFK's Grave, Arlington Cemetery

From left to right the graves are:
Daughter (August 23, 1956)*
Jacqueline Bouvier Kennedy Onassis (1929-1994)
John Fitzgerald Kennedy (1917-1963)
Patrick Bouvier Kennedy (August 7, 1963-August 9, 1963)
*Arabella, a stillborn daughter of the president and Mrs. Kennedy
(click the image for a larger view)

For information on Arlington Cemetery burial records see the Arlington section at Online Virginia Death Records Indexes and Cemeteries


Finding U.S. Cemetery Burial Records Online

April 30, 2012

Cemetery Burial Indexes on the Internet – General

The Online Death Records Indexes, Cemeteries and Obituaries website has listings for some individual cemeteries with burial indexes. They are listed by state, then by county.

That website’s General Cemeteries Page has listings for websites that have collections of cemetery burials for more than one state, including the Tombstone Transcription Project, Find-A-Grave and others.

Military Cemeteries

The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs Nationwide Gravesite Locator is a database of burials in national military cemeteries throughout the United States.

The Online Military Indexes and Records website lists some Civil War cemeteries that have online databases.

Fort Logan National Cemetery, Denver, Colorado

Jewish Cemeteries

Star of David on a Grave MarkerThe JewishGen website has a Worldwide Registry for Jewish Burials.

The New York City section of the Online Death Indexes website has listings for six Jewish cemeteries in Queens: Online New York City Death Indexes and Cemetery Burials.

Some individual Jewish cemeteries can be found listed throughout the Online Death Indexes website. See the first link above.

Catholic Cemeteries

The Online Death Indexes Directory has listings for online Catholic cemetery burials in Fresno and Orange County, California; Wilmington, Delaware; Palm Beach, Florida; Portland, Maine; St. Louis, Missouri; Omaha, Nebraska; Newark, New Jersey; Cincinnati and Dayton, Ohio; Eugene and Portland, Oregon; Providence, Rhode Island; Seattle, Washington; Milwaukee, Wisconsin; and other places. Some of these databases cover the entire Diocese or Archdiocese. See: Catholic Cemeteries with Online Burial Indexes in the USA

Top Photo: Fort Logan National Cemetery, Denver, Colorado
Bottom Photo: Emanuel Cemetery at Fairmount, Denver, Colorado


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