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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 29, 2011

Perry Township, Fayette County, Ohio is now on Facebook

Perry Township, Fayette County, Ohio contains the following cemeteries that are currently being maintained by the township trustees: 
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Basic Information
Founded:
 Perry Township was organized in 1845 from parts of Wayne and Green Townships
Location 45123 / 43160 / 45135

Description:
 Perry Township is a local governing board.
We control maintenance of township roads and cemeteries.
We consists of 3 trustees and a fiscal officer all elected by the public to the board.
Meetings are the second Monday every month at 6:30 pm.
Everyone is encouraged to attend.

General Information:

 PERRY TOWNSHIP

Howard D. Smith, Perry Township Fiscal Officer
11 Zimmerman Rd. SW. WCH 43160
(This is the address where all mail should be sent to) .

Trustee's

Richard L Wilson, Jr. -- 9725 Wash.-New Martinsburg Rd. SE, Washington C H OH  43160
Heath Dustin Smith -- 55 Zimmerman Rd. SW. Washington CH OH 43160
Sam Bowers 161 Greenfield-Sabina Rd. Greenfield 45123
email-
 Sam Bowers
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 Dusty Smith

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From the January 2011 Township Trustee meeting minutes:

Motion by Smith sec by Wilson to divide roads and cemeteries as follows:
Wilson:
Ghormley Rd(New Mart to Bonner Rd) - Bonner Rd - Beatty Road
WALNUT CREEK CEMETERY

Bowers:
Ghormley Rd (Bonner to Paint Creek) - Staunton-Sugar Grove Road - Sturgeon Lane -
SUGAR GROVE CEMETERY

Smith:
Walnut Creek Road, - Fishback Road, - Zimmerman Road, - Waln Road, - 500ft of East Monroe - Road Cross Road and
COCHRAN CEMETERY

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