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Friday, December 30, 2005

Roving Stones Reunited

From the Daytona Beach (Fla.) News-Journal:

Out-of-place gravestones puzzle police

Last update: December 30, 2005

ORMOND BEACH -- Police have a mystery on their hands in the form of two cemetery headstones.

Bearing the names "John H." and "Pearl L.," the headstones were found Wednesday and Thursday at two separate locations in the city, Sgt. Kenny Hayes said.

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Police believe the headstones could be sections of another stone because they have adhesive material on the back and because the people named were close in age.

John H. was born in 1880 and died in 1965. Pearl L., meanwhile, was born in 1882 and died in 1964.

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Update (Dec. 31, 2005): The stones have been claimed by the couple's great-great-granddaughter.

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