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Where do we bury the dead?

Survivors may cause the deceased to be buried in a secret location or other unpublished place, or in a grave with a false name (or no name at all) on the marker. When Walt Disney was cremated his ashes were buried in a secret location in Forest Lawn Memorial Park Cemetery, California.

Also to know is, how deep do you have to bury a body?

There is no minimum safe depth at which a body must be interred. The depth of an in-ground burial can vary from 1.5 to 12 feet, sometimes even deeper. Individual jurisdictions specify their own minimum depths, but most are nowhere near six feet. The origin of the idiom “Six feet under”.

Can you be buried in the ground without a casket?

Burial vaults are not used unless required by the cemetery. In Israel, Jews are buried without a casket, in just the shroud. The cloth is sometimes perfumed, but as in natural burial, no chemical preservatives or embalming fluid are used, nor is there a burial vault, coffin or casket.

Which way does a body face in the grave?

Facing East Burial Method. Genealogy, History, Family History, American South. The traditional Christian method of positioning the coffin or shroud covered body in the grave was to have the body with the head to the west, feet to the east. The body was placed face up.
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