1915 private laws – Ch. 163 Sec. 1

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CHAPTER 163 AN ACT TO AMEND CHAPTER 464, PRIVATE LAWS OF NORTH CAROLINA, SESSION 1918, RELATIVE TO THE INCORPORATION OF THE STHWARTSVILLE CEMETERY ASSOCIATION. The General Assembly of North Carolina do enact:

That chapter four hundred and sixty-four of the Private Laws of one thousand nine hundred and thirteen be and the same is hereby amended by adding at the end of section four of said chapter the following: The said association is hereby given power to divide the said cemetery into two sections, assigning one to the white people, one to the colored people, and may assign one section to the Croatan Indians, and shall prescribe the bounds of each where white bodies, the bodies of colored persons, or those of Croatan Indians may be buried, and after the said association shall have laid off the same, shall have power to remove all bodies that have been or may be hereafter buried in the division assigned to the white race, and any person or persons who shall hereafter bury the bodies of one race in the division assigned for the burial of another race, as set forth above, shall be guilty of a misdemeanor, and the said cemetery association shall be the sole judges of the matter of the color of the person so buried.

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