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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

Spotlighting Sollars Cemetery - Inactive cemetery in Perry Township, Fayette County, Ohio

Photograph from "Find A Grave" courtesy of Christopher Duckworth
Thank you Christopher!!
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This photograph also appears on page 1 of the publication: 
"Tombstone Inscriptions - Perry Township - Fayette County, Ohio"
by Charles R. Gossett & Peggy Gilmore - 2001
"This cemetery is located about a half mile east of State Route 41 half way between Miami Trace Road and Ghormley Road near the banks of the Paint Creek.  Jane Rankin got permission to enter the private property and accompanied Jack and Peggy Gilmore and Chuck Gossett to the site of the cemetery 12th of July, 1999. 

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