Exploring Almost Forgotten Gravesites in the Great State of Ohio

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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."

Wednesday, February 29, 2012

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

Abstracted from the Febraury 13, 2012 meeting minutes of the Perry Township Trustees:

"The Board will write a cemetery deed to the Richard Pattion Jr Estate for l grave site in the Sugar Grove Cemetery being SE corner lot #43 (1 grave site), then the Sugar Grove Bd of Trustees can sign it as they are presently the current deed holders. Motion by Smith and sec by Bowers to accept this policy til the deed is transferred back to the township."

Currently, there are 36 interments posted for Sugar Grove Cemetery on "Find A Grave."

There are 3 outstanding requests for gravestone photographs to be taken and posted for Sugar Grove Cemetery.