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Re: [Nationwide] Funeral homes & Cemetaries
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_1908 *J. Dorsey 625 W. Walburg
_1929-30 *Savannah Undtk. 514 W. Broad
_1937-42 *Powell & Co. 712 W. Broad
_1940-42 *Roberts Fun. Hm. 520 W. Henry
_1942 *Steele's Fun. Hm.
_1950 -Sidney A. Jones
_1960 *Rakestraw 520 W. Henry
Bynes & Royall (Savannah's oldest black business)
1921 -25 Laurel Grove is the only black cemetery listed. This maybe because it is city controlled, the others are private.
The funeral directors with the (*) are no longer in business. Your Powell & Co. being one of them. Unless someone bought them out and kept there records. I don't where those records would be.
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