Franklin County, Texas
Here we see one side of the cemetery, which has no lawn. The story is that in the time the area was settled, people here swept their yards with coarse home made brooms to keep them free of encroaching vegetation. The cemeteries were kept the same way until fairly recently.
Photograph Copyright © 2003, Jim Birdsong
Texas Death Records
- Texas Newspapers, Full Search (1813-1993), 408 titles - GenealogyBank.com
- Texas Obituary Search - (1984-current) - GenealogyBank.com
- Texas Funeral Notices - GenealogyBank.com