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, June 11, 2010

Ohio Genealogical Society - New library location and contact information

As a reminder, the Ohio Genealogical Society, often referred to simply as "OGS" is moving its library to a new location in July, 2010. 
Per the OGS website:
New address:
611 State Route 97 West, Bellville OH 44813.
"Our old building phone number 419-756-7294 and our new building phone number 419-886-1903 will be active during this period.
We do not know if this will be our final published new phone number."
Email for the Cemetery Committee at the Ohio Genealogical Society is:

cemeterycommittee@ogs.org to contact them with any cemetery related issues you may have.

"History of Norton Cemeteries" - Norton, Summit County, Ohio

Tombstone Inscriptions Spencer Cemetery - Spencer Township, Medina County, Ohio

Click on title to access Tombstone Inscriptions for the Spencer Cemetery in Spencer Township, Medina County, Ohio.  This PDF document is currently at 193 pages.  It is found on the main site for the Medina County Chapter of the Ohio Genealogical Society.