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Description

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, Archive RK Friesland, Dutch Prayer Cards Archives, Municipal archive Venray, West Brabant Archives, Municipal Archive Kerkrade, Historical Association Tweestromenland, 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, Heemkring Molenheide, Heemkundereniging Medelo, Heemkundekring Het Land van Gastel, The Old Shoe Box Foundation, Heemkundevereniging Op die Dunghen, Heemkundekring Zeeland, Documentation center Maaseik, Heemkundekring Zevenbergen, Heemkundekring Loon op 't Sandt, Heemkundekring Schijndel, Municipal archive Zaanstad, Waalres Heritage, Regional Archives Rivierenland, Local history circle Amalia van Solms can be searched here.

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