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    Kelly Mitchell, Queen of the Gypsy Nation, died at age 47 while giving birth to what is said to have been her 14th or 15th child. Queen Kelly's burial at Rose Hill turned the cemetery into one of the main Romani burial grounds in the Southeast. Her husband, Emil, King of the Gypsy nation, her successor, Flora, and numerous other Gypsies have been buried alongside her.

    Witches Grave ~ This is the grave of Francis Wilson who died on the 15th July 1880. She/He was buried as a witch - facing the opposite way and just outside the burial ground.

    Selkup Christian graves with communication holes, normally the hole in the wooden dead humans house for contacts with other world is closed by special wooden stopper (cork), it can be opened when communication is needed and then closed again. Khanty make communication hole differently - on the side of the house and close it with cork and three planks.

    Queen of the Gypsies Grave-Meridian mississippi

    Cemetery, Lakeland, Florida. It was unusual for the time, for a woman to have multiples in birth, and also why they would not have survived.


    THIS humble grave is the final resting place of hellraiser DENNIS HOPPER. The Hollywood star wanted to be buried in the Native American-style burial mound — little more than a pile of rocks. Its only marker is a plastic wallet stuck in the ground with his name on. Jesus Nazareno Cemetery in Ranchos de Taos, New Mexico.

    Linking Heaven and Earth Crown Hill Cemetery, Indianapolis, Indiana.

    Grave of Sophia K. Afentakis Birth: 1860 Death: Dec. 17, 1878 This girl died at the age of eighteen, but little else seems to be known about her. The sculpture is by Giannoulis Halepis (1851-1938), one of Greece's most famous sculptors. Every day, a flower is placed in her right hand.)

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    Gypsy's grave with full-sized colorful renditions of the deceased.

    At Graceland Cemetery in Chicago, legends of Inez have been numerous. One story is that she died of tuberculosis. Another states she died when struck by lightning during a picnic or when locked outside during a thunderstorm. From this legend came the story that the statue disappears during thunderstorms because Inez is so afraid of them. At least one employee has reportedly ran from the cemetery terrified when he found the glass case surrounding the statue empty!

    Cemetery symbolism

    Two graveshelters in Agee Cemetery, Hasty, Arkansas ~ Graves of two young Agee children from early 1900's. Their grandfather, William N. Christian, built two little houses over the graves to protect them. He kept a split bottom chair inside the largest house. Every day he would walk the two miles up the hill to the cemetery, take out his chair, sit and whittle to "be with the babies" until evening. The old photo of the Agee family taken c.1915-16 is posted inside the gravehouse.


    Grace Sherwood Allen died in 1880 at the age of 4. Statue in Marble by Sydney Morse. Forest Hills cemetery Boston

    Gypsy so pretty!

    The Little Girl in the Rum Keg. This child died on the return trip from England, sometime in the mid 1700s. At that time, if you died at sea, you were either buried at sea or stored in a container of alcohol spirits. So, the only way her father could get her body home was to have the body sealed in a keg of rum. ∞

    The Witch of Yazoo County - This legendary (and fictitious) witch was made famous in the stories of Willie Morris, who is buried close by in the same cemetery.

    Human-Pet Burial. And this is WHERE????

    Five infant children of Theodore and Idalia Weed, Mount Muncie Cemetery, Lansing, Kansas. As their births and deaths spanned the years of 1860 through 1865, this elaborate and beautiful stone was created and placed at a later time. #headstone #gravestone #tombstone