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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."

Friday, April 13, 2012

Spotlighting the Butcher (AKA Walnut Grove) Cemetery and the Friends (Quaker) Cemetery in North Lewisburg, Champaign County, Ohio

Click on title to link to the Butcher Cemetery on "Find A Grave" where 99 known burials are listed.

The Friends (Quaker) Cemetery has 53 burials listed on "Find A Grave."
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Also, the website of the Village of North Lewisburg has burial records and other information for both the Friends and Butcher Cemeteries.

 The Village of North Lewisburg is responsible for the upkeep and maintenance of both cemeteries.

Partial 1874 Maps of North Lewisburg:

 Map directly below:

"Cemetery" on Cemetery Avenue (now Tallman Street) is the Butcher (AKA Walnut Grove) Cemetery. 

  
Below:
"Cemetery" on the corner of Elm and Winder Streets is the Friends (AKA Quaker) Cemetery


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