Exploring Almost Forgotten Gravesites in the Great State of Ohio

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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."

Sunday, December 21, 2008

Otto W. Lowe family stone at the Butcher Cemetery in North Lewisburg

Before (upper left) and after (lower right) photographs of the Otto W. Lowe family stone at the Butcher Cemetery on Tallman Street in North Lewisburg, Ohio.
In 2005, Mr. Dick Holycross (in picture - now deceased) of North Lewisburg, Champaign County, Ohio, restored this large stone from the pieces lying on the ground you see in photographs on the upper left.
Click on the title to see the index of Lowe family members buried at the Butcher Cemetery who have memorials posted for them on the website of Findagrave.com