Exploring Almost Forgotten Gravesites in the Great State of Ohio

Dedicated to cemetery preservation in the great state of Ohio

"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."

Friday, May 22, 2009

Ohio Cemeteries - General information

Some links to sites offering general information about Ohio cemeteries:

From "Ohio Genealogical Society":

From "Interment.net":

From "Cemetery Junction":

From "Cyndislist.com" - much general information about Ohio. Scroll down to:

"Records: Census, Cemeteries, Land, Obituaries, Personal, Taxes and Vital(Born, Married, Died & Buried)"

From "Random Acts of Genealogical Kindness" where you may find a volunteer who photographs tombstones:

Memorial Day Ceremonies - 2009 at Ohio's two National Cemeteries

Excerpted from http://www.cem.va.gov/cems/2009MemDay.asp#OH

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Dayton National Cemetery
VA Medical Center4100 West Third StreetDayton, OH 45428-1008(937) 262-2115Ceremony: May 25 at 11:00 a.m.

Ohio Western Reserve National Cemetery
10175 Rawiga RoadP.O. Box 8Rittman, OH 44270(330) 335-3069Ceremony: May 24 at 3:00 p.m.

Memorial Day Events around Greater Cleveland including services at local cemeteries

Click on title for a list of Memorial Day activities including services to be held at Cleveland and NorthEast Ohio area cemeteries.


Cleveland Catholic Cemeteries Memorial Day Masses schedules

From the website of the Cleveland Catholic Cemeteries Association:

Memorial Day, May 25, 2009

Masses will be offered at select cemeteries.

To view or download a PDF of the schedule click HERE.