TX-CEMETERY-PRESERVATION
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"Our Loose Ends" Genealogy Column
by Lynna Kay Shuffield
Houston, Texas

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CEMETERY SURVEY FORM ** Please Print **

Name of Cemetery: ___________________________________________________________

Name of Recorder: ___________________________________________________________
    (the name of the person who is completing this form)

Date Recorded: _____________________________________________________________

GPS Position of Marker: ______________________________________________________

Plot ______ Row ______ Grave No. ______ Section _______________________________

Full Name on Marker: ________________________________________________________

Inscription (copy exactly as found on marker – i.e., dates, epitaph, military – use back of form if needed):
__________________________________________________________________________

__________________________________________________________________________

__________________________________________________________________________

Check all that apply ---

Marker Type: [] Head  [] Foot   [] Vertical-Tablet  [] Obelisk
                       [] Above-ground Tomb  [] Horizontal-Flat  [] Military
                       [] Woodsman of the World  [] Mason/Eastern Star  [] Historic Medallion
                       [] Double-marker (other name) ______________________________________
                       [] Other Type ___________________________________________________

Marker Color: [] White  [] Lt. Gray   [] Dark Gray   [] Black
                        [] Pink  [] Other Color ____________________________________________

Number of People on Marker: _____________  Number of Markers for Person: ____________

Marker Material:  [] granite  [] marble  [] limestone  [] sandstone  [] cast stone
                             [] brick   [] stucco  [] stucco  [] zinc   [] wood
                             [] iron   [] concrete  [] temporary/funeral home
                             [] Other Material _____________________________________________

Marker Dimension: Height: ___________________ Width: ___________________

                                Thickness: ________________

Description of Design: ______________________________________________________

__________________________________________________________________________

Condition of Carving/Inscription: _____________________________________________

__________________________________________________________________________

Overall Marker: [] soiled  [] stained  [] mold (green/red)  [] graffiti
Condition:          [] biological activity   [] erosion  [] losses
                           [] blistering/flaking/scaling  [] fragmented  [] cracking
                           [] tilted/fallen/sunken  [] broken  [] open joints
                           [] other ____________________________________________________
                           [] repair recommended ________________________________________

Marker Repairs: [] adhesive/glue  [] replacement   [] cement pad
Observed:          [] encased   [] iron pins/braces
                           [] other ____________________________________________________
 
Other:                 [] iron fencing   [] wood fencing  [] chain fencing
Features:            [] cement boarder  [] metal objects (flower urn)
                           [] cement bench   [] vegetation (specify-tree, shrub) _________________
                           [] other ____________________________________________________

When facing grave, name on grave to the LEFT: _____________________________________

When facing grave, name on grave to the RIGHT: ___________________________________
 

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This webpage was last created on 14 Sept 2000 and was last revised on 21 Nov 2000

Copyright © 2000 Lynna Kay Shuffield - All rights reserved.
P. O. Box 16604
Houston, Texas 77222-6604

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World War I Burial Case Files and the WWI Document Archive - 25 May 2000

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