The James T. Callow Folklore Archive
After a funeral the best friend of the deceased is given a bowl of boiled wheat, a glass, and silverware. This little ceremony transfers the worldly goods of the deceased to the living.
Informant noted that this custom is not as popular as it used to be but it is still practiced.
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|Subject headings:||CUSTOM FESTIVAL -- Death Funeral Burial|