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Texas, Bexar County, San Antonio Cemetery Records, 1893-2007
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San Antonio, Bexar, Texas, 
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Location of San Antonio, Bexar County, Texas
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Record Description
Record Type Cemetery
Collection years 1893-2007
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What is in This Collection?[edit | edit source]

Original records are in the custody of the San Antonio Parks and Recreation Department. The records cover the years 1893 to 2007. The collection consists of miscellaneous cemetery records from the city of San Antonio, Texas. Records are from the following cemeteries:

  • Odd Fellows Cemetery
  • Old City Cemetery
  • San Jose Burial Park


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