Thursday, May 23, 2013

Cemetery Log Date: May 23, 2013

I'm on a boat for the next few days, so we're doing things a little differently for #cadim.  I'll still get the posts up, but will have to go back in and edit in the details.

St. Ambrose Catholic Churchyard

This churchyard was established in 1875 at the same time the first church was built for St. Ambrose Parish.  The church grew from the spiritual needs of Menorcan farming families who began settling the interior of the county around the turn of the 19th century.  The names of these families’ are throughout the cemetery. 

Text: and images Sarah Miller, FPAN staff. 

For previous posts search: Cemetery a Day in May or #CaDiM

Intro, May 1: National, May 2: Oakdale, May 3: Murphy's Creek, May 4: Mt. Olive, May 5: Bosque Bello, May 6: Old City, May 7: Espanola, May 8: Tolomato, May 9: Pacetti, May 10: West View, May 11: Magnolia SpringsMay 12: St. Peter's, May 13: Gravely Hill, May 14: Pilgrim's Rest, May 15: God's Little Acre, May 16: Dummet's Grave, May 17: No Name, May 18: St. Monica, May 19: St. Joseph's, May 20:  Old St. Joseph's (Duval), May 21: Sampson, May 22: Fernandez Reserve, May 23: St. Ambrose

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