Delaware Cemeteries

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Delaware is the first state in the US, thus, acquiring "the First State" as its official nickname. It is also referred to as The "Blue Hen State." This nickname was given to Delaware after the fighting Blue Hen Cocks that were carried with the Delaware Revolutionary War Soldiers for entertainment during Cockfights. Its capital is Dover, but used to be New Castle. The residents are called the Delawarean. The state was named in the honor of Lord de la Warr, the first governor of Virginia.  

This state has miscellaneous symbols. Milk for an instance, was made the official beverage on June 3, 1983. They also have a state dessert. On July 30 just last year, peach pie became the official state dessert. The historical and agricultural significance of the state's peach farming industry was looked upon that is why the motioned dessert. There are even official state colors, which are buff and colonial blue.  

Scenic spots that Delaware boast of include the Fort Christina Monument, Hagley Museum and Holy Trinity Church built in 17th century. It is the oldest Protestant church in the United States that is still in use. Delaware is the home of the first log cabins in North America, built in 1683 by Swedish immigrants.  

Delaware residents have an Indian influence and it has affected funeral practices. They have this custom that they ought to prepare for death when they reach their late fifties. Meanwhile, the women shall make their preparations by sewing traditional burial outfit. This must include a skirt, blouse and leggings. Delawareans believe that there are signs when one is about to die. It was believed that the person who is near his death will change. He may get irritable so the people surrounding him would hate him and they won't grieve much.  

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Engulfed by the city, a family cemetery endures
The Perry Cemetery, founded when Chatam Perry died more than a century ago, takes up one lot in a seven-house cul-de-sac in the Hillcrest neighborhood off Manchaca Road. "It's just a nice little spot across the street," said John Jagou, who lives four ...
http://www.statesman.com/news/local/engulfed-by-the-city-a-family-cemetery-endures-1009368.html?srcTrk=RTR_781143

Today is Dia de los Muertos, or Day Of The Dead-Celebrate!
Today in Mexico, Central America, and parts of the United States People are celebrating Dia de los Muertos, a day in which they honor ... The Celebrations usually take place at the cemetary, where the Deceased favorite food and spirits are consumed in a ...
http://www.gather.com/viewArticle.action?articleId=281474978656685

Day of the Dead goes home -- to a cemetery in Silicon Valley
Calvary Catholic Cemetery, 11 a.m.-3 p.m., Saturday, 2650 Madden Way, San Jose. Cemeteryinfo@dsj.org or 408-258-2940. Free. Aztec dancing, poetry and a procession, 6:30 p.m., Saturday, Evergreen Valley College, 3095 Yerba Buena Road, San Jose. Free. El ...
http://www.mercurynews.com/ci_16460113

Dia de los Muertos celebrated across L.A.
Dia De Los Muertos, or Day of the Dead, is an ancient celebration that is always observed on Nov. 2. A popular place to participate in Day of the Dead festivities is the Hollywood Forever cemetery, where every year, more people gather to witness ceremonial ...
http://abclocal.go.com/kabc/story?section=news/consumer&id=7751120

Cemetery - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
A cemetery is a place in which dead bodies and cremated remains are buried. The term cemetery (from Greek : sleeping place) implies that the land ...
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cemetery

Cemetery Records Online - Search Cemeteries
An archive of cemetery records from tens of thousands of cemeteries across the world. Search for cemetery records, browse cemeteries, and contribute your ...
http://www.interment.net/

Cemetery Lookup - Find A Grave - Millions of Cemetery Records and ...
Find A Grave currently contains information for over 300000 cemeteries in over 170 different countries. Find A Grave has at least a partial listing of ...
http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=cs

xkcd: Cemetery
[[A person is in a cemetery, near a gravestone. Other people stand around staring.]] Person: Frankly, you deserve this. You KNEW I wanted a sans-serif font, ...
http://xkcd.com/736/

Cemetery - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
A cemetery is a place in which dead bodies and cremated remains are ... The term cemetery (from Greek : sleeping place) implies that the land ...
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cemetery

de Zavala Cemetery, Harris County, TX
This family cemetery was originally across the bayou from the San Jacinto Monument in Channelview. ... Lorenzo de Zavala was the first Vice President of the Republic of ...
http://www.usgwarchives.net/tx/cemph/harris/dezavala.htm

Index of U. S. Cemeteries
National Cemetery System (Dept. of Veterans Affairs) Cemetery and Graveyard Burial ... Cemetery Junction: United States Directory. African American ...
http://www.totentanz.de/usa.htm

The Story of Mikveh Israel Cemetery
The cemetery is the oldest tangible evidence of Jewish communal life in ... The appearance of the cemetery underwent several changes in the course of years. ...
http://www.ushistory.org/mikvehisrael/index.htm