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."

Tuesday, March 30, 2010

Admiral Noble E. Irwin of Greenfield, Ohio - Where was he buried?

Admiral Noble E. Irwin died August 10, 1937 in Warner Springs, California, but according to family correspondence his ashes were buried at a small unnamed cemetery in Annapolis, Maryland. 

His grandmother, Priscilla Beals Rogers, was buried at Sheep Pen Cemetery located on the Highland and Fayette Counties border (Ohio).