Index to Records of
Ottawa County Cemeteries
Located on This Website

EXPLANATION: The following is an explanation of the terms - permit ground, old permit ground and potters field.
The 'potters field' is a place of burial for those who are unable to pay for a grave.  The permit ground and old permit
ground is the same.  A person paid $1.00 for the grave.  It didn't necessarily mean that they were poor but they
could have a gravesite for $1.00.  The burial sites were usually in the same area for the potters field and the permits.
A gravestone could be put on the gravesite. 

Numbered List of the Cemeteries in Ottawa County

Allendale,   Blendon,   Chester,   Crockery,   GeorgetownGrand Haven,
Holland,   Jamestown,   Olive,   Park,   Port Sheldon,   Polkton,   Robinson,  
Spring Lake,   Tallmadge,   Wright,   Zeeland

Map of Ottawa County

Map of Ottawa County
Divided into Townships


Created: 20 April 2002
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