Types of Cemeteries in the U.S.

From Genealogical.com


Cemeteries in the U.S.
According to author Val Greenwood there are five types of cemeteries in the U.S.:

(1) Churchyard cemetery on church grounds;

(2) Church-operated cemetery not connected to church grounds or building;

(3) Government-owned cemetery;

(4) Privately-owned, non-church cemetery;

(5) and the Family Cemetery occupying a small corner of a family farm or estate.


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