Sunday, April 1, 2012

Shell Graves of the Texas Hill Country

There seems to be no factual explanation for the shell graves found in various cemeteries primarily in the south Texas communities which were settled by German immigrants in the 19th century.


FRANZ & EMMA

Kindor von

GUSTAV & LOUISE
BIERMANN

Buried in the Comfort Cemetery,
Comfort, Texas



Hier
Ruht in Gott
Unsere Liebe Tochter
(Here Rests in God
Our Dear Daughter)

IDA KUTZER

GEB
28 Nov 1864

Gest
5 Sept 1885

Buried in the Boerne City Cemetery
Boerne, Texas


Charlotte Henriette
LEEDER

GEB
Mai 29, 1821

GEST
Jan 12, 1898

RUHE SANFT
(Rest Gently)

Buried in the Comfort Cemetery
Comfort, Texas

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