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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."

Thursday, January 15, 2009

Brothers - but buried at different cemeteries














Before and after cleaning views of the grave markers of Limes Brothers, John and Milton, of Hardin County, Ohio.

Milton Limes is buried at the Hale Cemetery in Hale Township, on the north side of SR 273, near Ridgeway and west of Mount Victory. Hale Cemetery is maintained by the Hale Township Trustees.


Milton Limes;128th Reg't O.V.I. Co. "H" Private. b. June 20, 1841 d. December 20, 1929 . His wife was Margaret Ann Watson.



John Limes is buried at the Ridgeway Cemetery, located on the west side of TR 179, south of SR 273 in Hale Township. Ridgeway Cemetery is maintained by the Village of Ridgeway.


John Limes;180th Reg't O.V.I. - Co. "I" d. on June 29, 1889 at age 42. He was a Private. Discharged on May 28, 1865. His wife was Harriet M. Hogue.

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