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A chain-link fence now encircles the lot that was a churchyard where people were buried from 1897 to 1937, with some burials perhaps as late as the 1940s, burial records show.
After that, a succession of developers bought the churchyard, and some city leaders suspected the bodies were moved.
He was wrapped in tent canvas and buried in a hasty grave in a churchyard.
After the war, the Army assigned unidentified bones found in a churchyard grave the number X-4685 and reburied them, along with thousands of others, in the American Cemetery in Manila.
Everyone in this churchyard succumbs to their baser instincts as the play unfolds.
She was buried next to her first husband in a churchyard near Chatsworth.
According to Church practice, Catholics needed to be buried in sanctified ground, so the solution, employed by similar churchyards across Europe, was simply to reuse the graves.
The church moved in the mid-19th century to Broad Street and graves in its churchyard were subsequently removed to Mount Moriah in 1860.
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