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

Sunday, April 6, 2014

Update: Finding the Burial Location of a Family Member or Friend Interred at a Cemetery of the Cleveland Catholic Diocese


Click on title to link to information about upcoming access for burial searches at the network of cemeteries under the Cleveland Catholic Diocese.  You will need to create an account.

"Coming Soon!

     Find the burial location of a family member or friend -

      Over the past two years the Catholic Cemeteries Association has embarked upon the consolidation of all burial records into a centralized database. Within the next several months our families will have the ability to use this website to find the burial location of family members and friends. 

      To search our database for names and burial locations, you will need to create an account..."
  
"UPDATE
     The data for All Souls Cemetery in Chardon is close to being ready. Within the next few weeks you will be able to search burials in this cemetery.

     Work continues on all the other cemeteries. All Saints Cemetery in Northfield should be available this summer."

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