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They Invented What? (No. 93)

Posted in They Invented What? by Jake Ward on April 2, 2008

U.S. Pat. No. 6,799,399: Burial structure for the interment of human remains and significant memorabilia.

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Having, thus, described the invention, what is claimed is:

1. A burial structure for the interment of human remains and any associated memorabilia therewith while forming a lasting memorial structure thereby to those therein interred, the burial structure comprising: (a) a plurality of individual burial units to hold the human remains, each individual burial unit comprising: (1) an outer container having a plurality of side walls and a bottom formed perpendicular to the plurality of side walls, the side walls and bottom cooperating to define at least one chamber formed therein, the plurality of side walls and bottom defining within each of the at least one chamber an upper opening and a lower opening; (2) an inner container fitted into each of the at least one chamber of the outer container, the inner container having a separating member upon which a lower chamber is formed thereto, the inner container further having an upper chamber formed to the separating member, the separating member interacting with the plurality of walls particularly forming each of the at least one chamber of the outer container so that the inner container seats within the outer container; (3) a cover fitted atop the side walls, the cover acting to seal the at least one chamber formed therein the outer container, wherein each individual burial unit may be mounted upon another individual burial unit; wherein the at least one chamber comprises a plurality of chambers.

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