Linking two brothers via gravestones

What do you put on brothers headstones?

Consider using one of these memorial quotes for your brother:

  • My dearest brother.
  • Farewell.
  • Beloved brother.
  • Our loving brother.
  • In loving memory of our brother [insert name here]
  • Your memory lives on.
  • Rest in peace.
  • Missed forever.

How much does it cost to add a name to a headstone UK?

The price of adding an inscription to a headstone in the UK depends on the amount of lettering. It costs around £1.95 per letter or character when added to a new memorial. Some stonemasons offer free lettering (up to 80 letters) with a headstone.

Can you have 2 gravestones?

Finding two gravestones for the same person – particularly a widowed person who marries again, or perhaps moves further west – is something not uncommon in genealogical research. A gravestone may be inscribed with both parties’ names with the death date of the living party left empty for when their time comes.

What is a niche marker?

Bronze niche markers are used to mark cremation niches or columbaria used for inurnment of cremated remains. If the bronze niche marker will be placed in a private (not a national cemetery, state Veteran’s cemetery, or military post/base cemetery), the style chosen must be permitted by the cemetery administrators.

What is a good epitaph?

Examples of Common Epitaphs

Rest in Peace. In Loving Memory. Until We Meet Again. A Life Measured in Memories.

What is the poem on a gravestone?

A short poem intended for (or imagined as) an inscription on a tombstone and often serving as a brief elegy.

How do you add a name to a tombstone?

  1. 1 Ask at the local funeral home. Ask at the local funeral home, cemetery sextant office or municipal office for referral information about area stone engravers and headstone business sales. …
  2. 2 Call the engravers. …
  3. 3 Visit the engraver. …
  4. 4 Ask for a bill of service. …
  5. 5 Pay the down payment or full charge. …
  6. 6 Visit the cemetery.
  7. How much does it cost to have a name added to a headstone?

    You should plan on spending $500 to $1500 on average for engraving. This estimate is based on industry averages of $20 to $25 per character and half that amount for extra wording. For example, 30 characters of engraving will cost $600 to $750. This is usually the minimum required to document a name and key dates.

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