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Evergreen cemetery, richmond, virginia

African American burials and interments. Complete database reconstruction, beginning 2013. Research of little-known Civil War veterans.

Undocumented slave cemetery, north carolina

Burials and family histories.

oak lawn cemetery, suffolk, virginia

Complete list of interments, family histories, mapping, National Register nomination.

calvary cemetery, norfolk, virginia

African American burials and interments. Complete list of burials in “Old Calvary.” Research and documentation of all Civil War veterans, in marked and unmarked graves, beginning 2011.

Woodland cemetery, richmond, virginia

African American burials and interments.

Oakwood cemetery. Richmond, virginia

African American burials and interments.

Mt. Calvary cemetery complex, portsmouth, virginia

Complete interment database, 2011-2020. Photo: Max Jolly Orton, Mt. Olive Cemetery, September 8, 2010. Photo: Nadia K. Orton. All rights reserved.

east end cemetery. richmond, virginia

Complete list of interments, family histories, Orton paternal ancestry.

Oak Lawn Cemetery, Historical Marker, Suffolk, Virginia

Research, application, and text, 2018-2019. Noted as sponsor contact by the Virginia Department of Historic Resources.

Oak Lawn Cemetery, State funding granted, HB 2311 (2019)

Research and compilation of (incomplete) list of qualifying interments for state funding.

Mt. Calvary Cemetery Complex, Historical Marker, Portsmouth, Virginia

Mt. Calvary Cemetery Complex historical marker. Application prepared by Nadia K. Orton. All text, as finalized, by Nadia K. Orton, professional genealogist and historian. Sponsor: Virginia Department of Transportation. Dedicated September, 2016.

Mt. Calvary Cemetery Complex, United States Colored Troops Headstone Project – Portsmouth, Virginia