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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."

Monday, January 9, 2012

Update for Sugar Grove Cemetery, Perry Township, Fayette County, Ohio

From the December 12, 2012 Meeting of the Perry Township Trustees (Fayette County, Ohio)

"THERE WAS A BIG DISCUSSION ON THE SUGAR GROVE CEMETERY.  WAS RESOLVED TO MEASURE THE POTTERS FIELD AREA FOR APPROXIMATE GRAVE SITES ADDED TO THE GRAVE SITES THAT ARE ALL READY PLOTTED TO COME UP WITH A FAIR AMOUNT FROM THE CHURCH FOR SUCH.  BOWERS IS TO CONTACT THE COUNTY ASSIST PROS ATTORNEY WITH ALL THE PARTICULARS PERTAINING TO CEMETERY AND THE TOWNSHIP HAVING TAKEN CARE OF IT FOR YEARS AND HAVE HIM GET A READING FROM THE STATE ATTORNEY GENERAL AS TO THE TOWNSHIP TAKING THE CEMETERY DEED AND CONTROL OF IT BACK AND AS TO WHAT OBLIGATION THE CHURCH OWES TO TOWNSHIP FOR PAST CARE PLUS THE GRAVE SITES IT HAS TAKEN, AND A READING ON THE GRAVE SITE TO BE MOVED,  ONCE A READING IS OBTAINED FROM THE STATE LEVEL THERE WILL BE A MEETING WITH THE TWP BOARD AND THE CHURCH BOARD."
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"Find A Grave" shows 29 burials at the Sugar Grove Cemetery .

"OhioGravestones.org" shows 4 burials at the Sugar Grove Cemetery.

Also, on "Rootsweb" -  Sugar Grove Cemetery has 22 gravestone photographs on 6 pages. 
    
                                                                      

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