19th-Century Dutch gravestones reunite couple are featured on Tombstone Tuesday. These insanely cool 19th-century Dutch gravestones were the solution of a 19th-century couple of different religions. One was buried in a Protestant cemetery and the other interred in a Catholic cemetery, and yet still managed to be together.
This caused quite a commotion in Roermond. After being married for 38 years the colonel died in 1880 and was buried on the Protestant part of the cemetery against the wall. His wife died in 1888 and had decided not to be buried in the family tomb but on the other side of the wall, the closest she could get to her husband. Two clasped hands connect the graves across the wall.
Location: Het Oude Kerkhof, Roermond, the Netherlands
My tombstones are never this exciting. How about yours?