A headstone is also commonly known as a tombstone or gravestone. It is a marker that is placed over a grave, listing the deceased person's name, date of birth, and date of death.

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What is the writing on Royal Tenenbaum's tombstone at the end of the movie The Royal Tenenbaums?

"Died Tragically Rescuing His Family From The Remains Of A Destroyed Sinking Battleship"

Who makes headstones?

Headstones are made by people that have been trained to design and carve the information about a loved one into a headstone.

One place that I could allows the consumer to design a headstone themselves, then it is made to those specifications. See related links.

What does Wyatt learn about life in the movie Tombstone?

At first he seems to learn that you can't deny who you are -- people with a violent past can't just set aside the violence. The movie Unforgiven treats similar themes. But then, Wyatt does wind up living happily ever after with that actress, which is not totally dissimilar to the historical Earp.

What did Jefferson insist be written on his tombstone?

"Here was buried

Thomas Jefferson

Author of the Declaration of American Independence

of the Statute of Virginia for religious freedom

& Father of the University of Virginia."

If you notice it does not mention his presidency. This is because after much unpopular actions, the embargo act being a big one, he felt as if his presidency was a failure. Little did he know how much adoration America would have for him in the future.

Does Jesse Garon Presley have a tombstone as his marker in a cemetery?

Answer Jesse Garon PresleyAfter visiting the birth place in Tupeol Miss., where Elvis and Jesse were born, and talking to the very knowledgable staff there, it is common knowledge that Jesse was buried in the Priceville cemetery in Tupelo, but the family could not afford a marker for his grave.

Also after visiting Graceland, there is a marker in the family plot at Graceland with Jesse's name and birthdate, but the body could not be located to move him there.

Where is cliff Burton's tombstone?

It is in Sweden, Europe. But he's not really 'there', he was cremated.

What did it say on Michael scofield's tombstone?

He was born on 10.8.1974 and died on 11.4.2005. It also says he was a beloved brother, father, uncle, and husband.

What is written on Rudolph hess tombstone?

"Ich hab's gewagt" is written on his tombstone; in English this translates to, "I have dared"

How far to Tombstone AZ from Tucson AZ?

It is 70.6 miles according to Google Maps.

What is the music on Duane Allman's Tombstone?

The music on Duane Allman's tombstone is the instrumental "Little Martha"

What name was written on Pablo Picasso tombstone?

Pablo Diego José Francisco de Paula Juan Nepomuceno María de los Remedios Cipriano de la Santísima Trinidad Ruiz y Picasso is his real name

What is written on the tombstone at fort Frederick port elizabeth South Africa?

one of the most perfect of human beings who has given her name to the town below

Robert F. Kennedy Tombstone inscription?

"He who learns must suffer, and even in our deep pain that cannot forget

falls drop by drop upon the heart, and in our own despair, against our will,

comes wisdom to us by the awful grace of God" - Escalus

What about undertaker's tombstone is it real?

yes its real wwe is real don't belive any body says you don't see fake moves any more do you wwe got real at 2001 it was on the parents site and it is getting better falls count anywhere in the begging of raw table the wwe sign on the stage so wwe is not fake everything i real you cant bleed with one punch can you you could go only 3 punchs to the head and their are no chair shots to head because criss beniot died because of real chair shots to the head and his finsher and he had a brain of a sick 70 year old man you could get relly heart with pro wtrestling pro dose not mean that it is fake it means that they know how to wrestlil like pro wwe is a sport like football baseball basketball socer

What is a Tombstone Centennial Colt SA .45 worth?

That is a great question. I just bought one and am wondering the same thing. Seriously. Email me and lets chat about what we do know about these. Mine says 1 of 300. They were asking $1800 and I got it down a bit from there. I think that was a bargain. the issue price was 995 and the NIB price is at 1495. only 300 made as stated about 200 sold in singles and 50 in pairs

What does the R stand for on Kirk's tombstone in Where No Man Has Gone Before?

nothing. it was just a continuity error, or a guess bye the person who made the tombstone, at his middle name....

Where do Jehovah's Witnesses bury their dead?

Usually in a cemetery. Or the body is cremated and the ashes disposed of as the family/loved ones of the family see fit.

1. (Ecclesiastes 3:20) ". . .All are going to one place. They have all come to be from the dust, and they are all returning to the dust."

Jehovah's Witnesses bury their dead in the ground. As all others, their dead are buried in a cemetery. Cremation is also an acceptable alternative.

2. (Ecclesiastes 9:5) ". . .For the living are conscious that they will die; but as for the dead, they are conscious of nothing at all, neither do they anymore have wages, because the remembrance of them has been forgotten."

Jehovah's Witnesses are keenly aware that there is no suffering, pain or torment in death.

3. (Acts 24:15) ". . .and I have hope toward God, which hope these [men] themselves also entertain, that there is going to be a resurrection of both the righteous and the unrighteous."

They eagerly anticipate seeing there dead loved ones once again.

What does BSM-PH OLC mean on the bottom of a military headstone?

BSM = Bronze Star Medal PH = Purple Heart OLC = Oak Leaf Cluster - This was a small oak leaf was a device issued to indicate a second award of a previous medal, such as the Purple Heart or the BSM.

What did John Adams want his tombstone to say?

"I desire no other inscription over my gravestone than:'Here lies John Adams, who took upon himself the responsibility of peace with France in the year 1800.'"

What three things were wrote on Thomas Jefferson's tombstone?

Thomas Jefferson's Epitaph (written by himself):

"Here was buried THOMAS JEFFERSON Author of the Declaration of Independence, of the Statute of Virginia for Religious Freedom and the Father of the University of Virginia"

This was his summation of what he considered to be his greatest achievements.


Book: Wester Intellectual Tradition author: J. Bronowski and Bruce Mazlish.

pg. 390