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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."

Friday, August 7, 2009

Hardin County, Ohio Genealogical Society Cemetery Readings Update

The Hardin County Genealogical Society has been busy with completing cemetery readings!
Per the Hardin County Genealogical Society's website and their latest newsletter, the HCGS calendar shows "August 10 at 6:00p.m. to continue with readings for Patterson Cemetery in Jackson Township, weather permitting."
Per the newsletter, the Patterson Cemetery tombstone reading is about half done.
For further information contact HCGS:
Email for the Hardin County Genealogical Society is:

Per the HCGS newsletter, the cemetery reading has been completed for Woodlawn Cemetery. "All Liberty Township cemeteries will be read by the end of summer." The Liberty Township book will be ready sometime between the Fair and Christmas."
"Smith Cemetery has been photographed and we are now photographing Dola Cemetery. When it is photographed then the Washington Township Cemetery publication will be ready (before Christmas hopefully)."
Hardin County Genealogy Society
211 W Franklin St
PO Box 520
Kenton, OH 43326
(419) 674-4088

The center is located 1 block west of the Court House, and is right next to the cinema.