If there was a tombstone in your back yard would you move it?

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  1. chapped

    chapped Well-Known Member

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    So yea I bought my house 5 yeas ago..it wasn't until I was in escrow that I found out there was a human tombstone in the back yard :facepalm:

    Long story short lets just say when I did a walk through of the house it had been sitting alone for almost a year and a half.. so the back yard which is a quarter acher

    had very, very tall weeds ... it wasn't until later that I literally bumped into it.. well the price of the house was too good to pass .. and for years now my mom and dad have been creeped outby it and

    want me to move it... the county has no record of a person being buried in my back yard so the only way of knowing for sure is digging....
     
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    landfill Well-Known Member

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    I grew up in a house with a cemetery on the property, about 30 graves, a few of my friends started to dig one up one night, I stopped them. Anyway, does the headstone say anything, have any dates on it?
     
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    Only if it was this one!
     
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    If you move it, make sure no kids get near the TV.
     
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    Moving unknown buried bodies, sounds like the Sopranos.
     
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    Yes..id have no trouble moving it
     
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    Does it have an inscription on it?
     
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    Post a pic when you can x. I would personally leave it as a conversation piece. :dontknow:
     
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    Don't move the tombstone without moving the grave!
     
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    How do you know it is for a human? Leave the body alone and move the tombstone.
     
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    yeah man. you'll get some real bad mojo otherwise.
     
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    what does the tombstone say? names? dates?

    if you know that information, you can probably pretty easily find out where and when that person actually died, and where they are buried -- in the past, genealogical societies frequently put out cemetery indexes in their counties

    you could also move the tombstone and call the coroner to say you found bones in your backyard :hhh:
     
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    Well unless it was a dog that lives like 60 something years..
     
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    It may not say anything, but that doesn't mean there is no body down there. Amongst the graves at my parents house many just say mother, father, brother, some say nothing or are so weathered that its gone, etc... I'm sure the city doesn't have records of all the graves.
     
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    You could always hire someone with ground penetrating radar to see if there are any abnormalities down there. It's not that expensive. :dontknow:
     
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    If you dig up the gravesite and find a body, you'll have to dispose of it following today's laws.that means $$$. You can't just get rid of the headstone; it may be illegal but certainly unethical.

    Leave it or build a doghouse around it or something.
     
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    here you go... give you an idea of the size its 3ft X 4Ft and weighs a good 50lbs

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    it is located on my upper back yard.. which you have to climb 20 steps to get to ...
     
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    There is NO WAY there isn't a body buried there.