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Fountain Grove Cemetery

 

Fountain Grove Cemetery is located on the south side of Bryan on State Route 15 and County Road C

 

Lot availability

419.636.8547

 

Fountain Grove Cemetery was established in 1848. The City of Bryan maintains the cemetery which encompasses approximately 34 acres. Lots are available to residents and non-residents of the city.

 

To check availability, please contact the Street Department at (419) 636-8547

 

957.01  LIST OF LOT OWNERS; LOTS NONTRANSFERABLE.
The Clerk-Treasurer shall list the names of every owner of lots in the Bryan Fountain Grove Cemetery.  Lots are nontransferable. (Ord. 33-1961.  Passed 11-20-61.)

957.02  EVIDENCE OF NONTRANSFERABILITY; RETURN OPTION.
The Clerk-Treasurer shall print on every receipt or other evidence of ownership of a lot in the Bryan Fountain Grove Cemetery the following words:  "Lots in the Bryan Fountain Grove Cemetery are nontransferable; the lot or lots evidenced by this instrument can be turned back to Council, and the owner of this receipt shall be reimbursed the purchase price." (Ord. 33-1961.  Passed 11-20-61.)

957.03  RETURN OF LOTS; PURCHASE RIGHT.
Council shall pay back the purchase price in the event of the surrender of the evidence of ownership or receipt showing payment for a lot or lots.  The heirs or assigns of the original owner shall have the first right to purchase any unused portion of lots or lot. (Ord. 33-1961.  Passed 11-20-61.)

957.04  RECOGNITION OF OWNERSHIP; RECORDS.
No right of ownership in a lot or lots in the Bryan Fountain Grove Cemetery shall be recognized unless that person or persons claiming ownership is recognized as such on the records of the Clerk-Treasurer. (Ord. 33-1961.  Passed 11-20-61.)

957.05  REGULATIONS AND RATES.
    (a)     The following rate schedule shall be implemented for all lots sold and openings dug after June 1, 2007

Lots
   
  Resident  
 
   
  Non-Resident  
 
Adult space per grave space
   
  $200.00  
 
   
  $250.00  
 
Infant’s area per grave space (includes footer for headstone)
   
  $150.00  
 
   
  $200.00  
 
Mausoleum
   
  $350.00  
 
   
  $400.00  
 
Openings and Closings
   
  Resident  
 
   
  Non-Resident  
 
Adult grave Monday-Friday
   
  $225.00  
 
   
  $275.00  
 
Saturday
   
  $300.00  
 
   
  $350.00  
 
Crematory Urn
   
  $100.00  
 
   
  $150.00  
 
Infant Under One (1) Year
   
  $100.00  
 
   
  $150.00  
 
Crypt End Opening
   
  $100.00  
 
   
  $150.00  
 
Excavate for Removal
   
  Double the Opening Amount  
 
Footings for Headstones
   
  $265.00  
 
   
  $265.00  
 

     (b)     The infant’s area shall be restricted to use for infants under one year of age.
 
     (c)     No burials shall be made on Sundays or holidays unless ordered by the City- County Health Board.  (Ord. 14-2007.  Passed 5-17-07.)
 
957.06  CLOSING OF THE FOUNTAIN GROVE CEMETERY.
The Fountain Grove Cemetery shall be closed to the public during the hours beginning one- half hour before sunset to one-half hour after sunrise. (Ord. 27-1995.  Passed 5-15-95.)


 

 

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