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."

Thursday, January 29, 2009

Names in Stone - Mapping a cemetery

Two internet sources that offer tools to help someone interested in documenting tombstone locations in a cemetery:

1. Grave Mappers Blog: The "Grave Mappers Blog" is a useful source that can be utilized as a companion tool prior to reading the information provided on the website "Names in Stone."

http://www.blogcatalog.com/blogs/grave-mappers.html

http://gravemappers.blogspot.com/2009/01/what-can-i-do-at-names-in-stone.html


2. Names in Stone: Free limited memberships are available as well as monthly or yearly memberships that offer more expanded benefits.

Check the membership comparison chart to determine which type of membership best suits your needs:

http://www.namesinstone.com/MembershipComparison.aspx

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