Tombstone Tuesday: Is this a grave marker or a cemetery reference point?

A marker I found in Green Lawn Cemetery

I came across this marker while snapping photos in Green Lawn Cemetery. I was in Section 46. I can’t decide if this is someone’s small burial marker or if this is a marker in the section to tell the cemetery caretakers some special meaning. I’ve seen stones similar to this with a section number on it. So why would one say “Foreman?”

Devon Noel Lee

Devon Noel Lee

Devon Noel Lee is passionate about capturing and preserving family stories so no one alive today has to be researched, or forgotten, tomorrow. She has authored 6 how-to books, a memoir, two published family history biographies, and over 60 family scrapbooks. She's an enthusiastic speaker who energizes, encourages, and educates at the same time.

2 thoughts on “Tombstone Tuesday: Is this a grave marker or a cemetery reference point?

  1. This looks to me like a family plot marker. My family has a large section of Atoy Cemetery in Atoy, Cherokee, Texas, USA reserved for Waggoner family members. My family's plot marker looks like it is about the same size approximately 8" x 8" and is engraved simply with a "W". I would look to see if there are a few burials with the last name "Foreman" buried closely…. it could be that the stone was misplaced.

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