Sunday, July 17, 2005

Not Buried at Sea After All

From Galveston County (Tex.) Daily News:

Three tombstone mysteries solved
By Kelley Hawes
The Daily News

Published July 7, 2005

GALVESTON — The Archdiocese of Galveston-Houston says it has resolved most of the mystery surrounding the discovery of four tombstones in a bayou at Calvary Cemetery.


“Research of cemetery records and gravesites shows that three of the four tombstones had been discarded for legitimate reasons,” the archdiocese said in a news release. “The marker for one man was replaced with a tombstone matching other family members on their family plot. The stones for two others were replaced by headstones that included the names of their spouses.”


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