Exploring Almost Forgotten Gravesites in the Great State of Ohio

Dedicated to cemetery preservation in the great state of Ohio

"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, March 18, 2013

Re-visiting the Hale Cemetery in Hardin County, Ohio

Be sure and also check out the Hardin County Genealogical Society's website
for more information about researching your Hardin County, Ohio ancestors.  

Below are the cemetery books available for purchase from the Hardin County Genealogical Society (click at the link at the bottom of their Publication Page for the full listing, which includes:

Buck-Cessna Township Cemetery Book
Calvary Cemetery, Logan County Inscriptions
Dola Cemetery    
Dunkirk Cemetery Stone Readings
Hale Township Cemetery Listing  (Including Burial Permits)
Index to Hardin Co Veteran's Graves
Marion Township Cemetery Inscriptions
McDonald Cemetery Inscriptions
Pleasant Township Cemeteries
Preston Cemetery (Marion Twp) Burial Permit Records – Vol 1
Preston Cemetery (Marion Twp) Index to Burials
Roundhead Township Cemetery Inscriptions
St. Mary’s Cemetery 

Below are a few photographs from a June, 2012 trip to the Hale Cemetery, in Hale Township, Hardin County, Ohio.  

Currently, there are 647 interments listed for the Hale Cemetery on "Find A Grave" with 7 outstanding gravestone photograph requests