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, October 1, 2009

Calvary Cemetery - Lorain, Ohio - Taking a Closer Look at the Szczepankiewicz burials

Click on Title for Szczepankiewicz burials listed on "Findagrave.com" for Calvary Cemetery in Lorain, Ohio

The later generations of this Szczepankiewicz household changed their family surname to Stevens and it is shown in smaller print on this stone.  

This is a good example which serves to remind us to be sure and take that second closer look at the inscriptions on gravestones, especially if only transcribing them without taking photographs.   

Erie Street Cemetery Marker Dedication - Cleveland - Saturday - October 3, 2009

Click on title for link to a "Plain Dealer" newspaper notice announcing the dedication of an Ohio Historical Society marker at the Erie Street Cemetery in Cleveland on Saturday, October 3, 2009 at 1:00p.m.

Link below to Erie Street Cemetery's contributor burial listings on the website of "Findagrave.com":