|SCFH 25||Hudson and Tatnall’s Cemetery Records of Sussex Cty, DE|
These 26 ledgers comprise the handwritten records of Parsons Cemetery in Salisbury, Maryland, dating from the 1870s to 2011. Included are lot sale records, burial record ledgers, lot information booklets, lot owner binders, and more. There are both alphabetical listings of lot owners (binders) and lot-ordered listings for both single sites and family lots (ledgers). Listings include financial information for lot sales, internments, and names of deceased.
These ledgers document the Houston Cemetery in Salisbury, Maryland, which was founded in 1901 by African American community leader, Solomon Houston. The ledgers record interments, payments, and more from 1915 to 1937.
The ledgers come from the Linda Duyer African American History Collection at the Nabb Research Center (2012.021). For more information, visit the finding aid here.