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A prayer card ('memorial card' or 'death card') is a small card that is often issued as a memento in the event of the death of a loved one. It finds its origin within the Catholic Church.


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The prayer cards as made available online by Heemkundevereniging Roerstreek, Rijckheyt, center for regional history, Regional Archive Tilburg, Local society Weerderheem, Dutch Prayer Cards Archives, Archive RK Friesland, Municipal archive Venray, West Brabant Archives, Municipal Archive Kerkrade, Heemkundekring Paulus van Daesdonck, Heemkundevereniging Helden, Heemkundekring De Vrijheijt van Rosendale, Heritage Lommel, Heemkundekring Vehchele, Heemkundekring De Kommanderij Gemert, Genealogical Center Zeeland, Regional archive Langstraat Heusden Altena, Heemkundekring de Heerlijkheid Oirschot, Heemkundige Kring De Oude Vrijheid, Zeelst Foundation Writes History, Heemkundereniging Medelo, Heemkundekring Het Land van Gastel, The Old Shoe Box Foundation, Heemkundekring Zeeland, Heemkundevereniging Op die Dunghen, Documentation center Maaseik, Heemkundekring Loon op 't Sandt, Heemkundekring Zevenbergen, Heemkring Molenheide, Municipal archive Zaanstad, Regional Archives Rivierenland can be searched here.

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