Re: Mother/Baby Burial 1918
- Thank you for that info. I know the old caretaker of Calvary Cemetery in Granger died recently, but SSCM is a small parish and if it is like other parishes, someone took his place or was his assistant.
--- In TexasCzechs@yahoogroups.com, "Rosemary Ermis" <roseermis@...> wrote:
> Hi Valorie,
> This is my experience in searching cemeteries:
> I can't be certain about Granger, but in Ellinger, Frydek, Plum, and Tours,
> the burials in the Catholic cemetery were recorded in a book held by an
> individual or family of the parish. That person was the responsible
> caretaker of the cemetery. Things may have changed, but in Ellinger, one
> still goes to a certain family to purchase a burial plot, who turns the
> money over to the parish. That family has the book of where people are
> When I was searching the city cemetery in Alvin, the records were held by
> someone in the City Hall.