Cemetery Ordinance

The Cartersville Express
Cartersville, Georgia

April 7, 1876, page 2

Transcribed by 2006

Cemetery Ordinance.

Section 1. Be it ordained by the Mayor and alderman of the city of Cartersville, Bartow County, Georgia: That the city Cemetery be laid off in sections numbering from one upwards, and each section be divided into lots, numbering from one upwards.

Sec. 2. Be it further ordained: That the cemetery Committee, be and they are hereby authorized to employ a surveyor to lay off said cemetery in the manner aforesaid on the most reasonable terms that it can be done.

Sec. 3 Be it furthered ordained. That after said cemetery has been laid off in the manner aforesaid, said cemetery committee shall assess the value of said lots; which lot or lots may be purchased by any one occupying or desiring to occupy it or them, by paying said assessed values. Sec. 4 Be it further ordained: That whenever any person or persons shall purchase any lot or lots in said cemetery, it shall be the duty of the Clerk of Council to execute to said persons, for said city, a good and sufficient warrantee deed to the lot or lots so purchased as aforesaid. Sec. 5 Be it further ordained, That all ordinances and parts of ordinances militating against this ordinance be, and the same are hereby repealed. Approved April 3, 1876.

City Council Chamber, April 3, 1876
The foregoing is a true and correct copy of the original on the minutes of this date.
James B. Conyers, Clerk of Council.


[The cemetery is referred to as "Oak Grove Cemetery" in the obituary of John C. Williams, found on page 3 of this issue, as well as in a comment by the editor of the paper... Laurel]


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