BELOW IS A SAMPLE "ORDER FOR BURIAL", USED BY THE FRIENDS, AND RECORDED IN THEIR MEETING RECORDS. FOR A LIST OF BURIAL ORDER TRANSCRIPTIONS, CLICK HERE, or BELOW. (Be sure to "scroll" on the records; some have notes.)
Sample of Burial Order for the Friends
To: ______________ , Grave-Maker
The ____ Day of the _____ Month, 1____
Make a Grave on or before next _____ day, in Friends Burying Ground, at or near ______________ and therein lay the Body of __________ of __________ in the County of ________ (notes follow) aged about _________ who died in the ____Day of the ___ Month, One Thousand ____ Hundred and _________
The Body above-mentioned was buried the ____ Day of the ____ Month, 1 __
Signed ______ Grave Maker
This note to be delivered by the Grave Maker, as soon as may be, to the Person who signed it, or to the proper Meeting, in order to be registered.
A note sometimes appears in this location, stating "not a member".
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