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Lodi Cemetery

Lodi Cemetery image
Parent Issue
Day
3
Month
February
Year
1899
Copyright
Public Domain
OCR Text

The charter of the old Lodi cemetery Association has run out. Wednesday afternoon a meeting of the members was held at the residence of Sereno Bassett, the treasurer of the old society. Thö society was reorganizad by electing Philip Blum, sr. , Gilbert Hurd, Edward Hamel, Sereno Bassett, William Olements and Charles Herbert, directors. The board of directors then elected Gilbert Hnrd, president ; William Clements, vice president; Philip Blum, sr. , secretary, and Sereno Bassett, treasurer. The society have an option on two acres of the old Frank Finker 'homestead. It is proposed to plat this land and fix it up for the purpose. The new society propose to have one of the prettiest ceineteries in the county. The relativos of many of the old pioneers of Lodi have been buried here. This cemetery bas nmoh historical interest, being laid out in connection with the Liodi Plains Prwsbytetian church formerly standing across the road and whioh was later moved to Saline. On these grounds in days gone by, the pupils of Dr. Nutting' Latin school would promenade and possibly many a youth and maiden plighted their troth.