Sheep Pen Cemetery photographs courtesy of Scott Andersen - September, 2011 and April, 2012
"The Association for Gravestone Studies"
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"A cemetery may be considered as abandoned when all or practically all of the bodies have been removed therefrom and no
bodies have been buried therein for a great many years, and the cemetery has been so long neglected as entirely to lose its identity
as such, and is no longer known, recognized and respected by the public as a cemetery. 1953 OAG 2978."


A Straightened and Repaired Gravestone Restores Respect for the Deceased Person it Identifies

Tuesday, July 29, 2014

Marion County, Ohio - Spotlighting the Brucklacher Cemetery in Tully Township, Marion County, Ohio

Spotlighting the Brucklacher Cemetery   

Also known as 

On "Find A Grave":

"Brooklocker Cemetery, German Emanuel Reformed Cemetery, German Reformed Cemetery, Maple Grove Cemetery"
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And on Page 408 of the book:  "Ohio Cemeteries 1803 - 2003" K. Roger Troutman, editor, published by the Ohio Genealogical Society in 2003:

"Brucklocher/Brooklocker - (Brucklacher) Cemetery"

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On Facebook:


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"New book for sale about the "Brucklacher Cemetery" by Dennis A. Fabian:

"There is a detailed reference book for Brucklacher Cemetery that is now available for purchase! 

It includes a history of the cemetery and the German Emanuel Reformed Church; obituaries; alphabetical, burial date, plot number & surname indexes; historic photos and more! 

Published April 2014. 165 pages, black & white. $19.50 + $4.50 shipping. Please send a message for ordering information."

Saturday, July 26, 2014

Mary Stanfield Reams (1818 - 1876) - Find A Grave Memorial


Sharing this "Find A Grave" Memorial for Mary Stanfield Reams buried at the Butcher Cemetery in North Lewisburg, Champaign County, Ohio.  

Her maiden name was recently added to her memorial.