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African American Cemeteries

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Re: African American Cemeteries

Posted: 26 Aug 2012 2:39PM GMT
Classification: Query
Yes, my message is concerning African American burial in Hempstead, Texas.
However, this is a private family burial lot. We have spoken to the owner of the
Singulatary Funeral Home and they could not help us. We went to the lot about, maybe 10 years ago, but have not been able to find it recently. My father and my great grand mother were buried there. My father is Melvin Garner, and my great grandmother is Sarah Gregory Spiller. Sarah died in El Paso, Tx. and was buried in Hempstead. Melvin died in Houston, Tx. and was buried in Hempstead.Sarah died in1929, and Melvin in 1934. I have seen a picture showing the plot of Sarah " burial plot and it was right under a big tree. Also when we were taken ther by my uncle it was near a highway and someone was living in a motor home nearby.
SubjectAuthorDate Posted
MelvaT28 26 Feb 2011 7:12AM GMT 
SALLRAYREE 10 Mar 2011 2:35AM GMT 
MelvaT28 10 Mar 2011 6:58AM GMT 
tutwia 13 Apr 2011 5:33PM GMT 
MelvaT28 16 Oct 2011 6:24AM GMT 
TreviaWBeverl... 16 Oct 2011 3:49PM GMT 
jeannine_rich... 25 Aug 2012 11:35PM GMT 
MelvaT28 26 Aug 2012 8:39PM GMT 
MelvaT28 19 Sep 2011 3:50AM GMT 
MelvaT28 19 Sep 2011 4:01AM GMT 
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