Tag: disinterments

Pennsylvania church apparently moves graves without permission
Cemetery

Pennsylvania church apparently moves graves without permission

I came across this article from the Echo Pilot of Greencastle, Pennsylvania, the other day.  To me, it is a somewhat disturbing article on a church cemetery, or what I’ll call an annex, with apparently only two burials in the annex.  The church also owns a main cemetery and apparently were moving two vaults from graves in the annex to the main cemetery without family approval.  Oddly enough, a relative of the people being moved came upon the scene as […]

The Importance of Knowing
Cemetery

The Importance of Knowing

I recently read a printed article from Milwaukee Public Radio that you can read here.  The article deals with the defunct Milwaukee County Poor Farm Cemetery that operated from 1882 until 1974.  According to the article the cemetery served as the final resting place for many of the county’s poor, as well as those who died as a resident of one of the county institutions or were unidentified or unclaimed. According to the article, for the past two decades their […]