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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."

Thursday, March 15, 2012

Announcing a "Cemetery Invasion"coming May 19, 2012 to Summit County, Ohio!!!

Click on title to link to the "OGS Events Calendar by Date" on the "Ohio Genealogical Society" website where the information below is posted.
"19 May 2012 - Summit County Chapter, OGS - "Cemetery Invasion." Location to be determined."

"Kelly Holderbaum, Cemetery Chair, will lead us to one of the local cemeteries where we will read the stones in the cemetery or a portion of the cemetery. Instructions and materials will be provided. Our work will provide the information for new publications by our Chapter.

Bring your lunch, lawn chair, wear comfortable shoes and come enjoy the day!! Check website for time and location.. Akron-Summit County Public Library, 60 South High Street, Akron, Ohio."
Most of us know that The Ohio Genealogical Society is a premier resource for researching your ancestry in Ohio.

It also offers much for researching the cemeteries where your ancestors rest (hopefully in peace!).

OGS offers extensive cemetery preservation resources for your review online. Please check the links out: Cemetery Preservation at OGS.

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