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."

Tuesday, September 10, 2013

Spotlighting the "Virtual Cemetery of Madison Truro Stones Found Buried" by Brent Nimmo

The "Virtual Cemetery of Madison Truro Stones Found Buried" on "Find A Grave" has been created by Brent Nimmo

Brent has been a regular visitor to the Madison Truro Cemetery  in Franklin County, Ohio for several years.  Thus far, during his visits he has unearthed 26 gravestones.  To document these stones, Brent has created a "Virtual Cemetery" of the memorials that include photographs of these gravestones that he has taken following his removal of dirt, grass, and weeds in order to photograph them.  

 Unless and until arrangements can be made and the resources found, these gravestones will remain as they are; lying in the ground and not standing tall as they should be. 

Thank you Brent for bringing this situation at the Madison Truro Cemetery to our attention and for locating,  uncovering, and photograhing these gravestones so that they will not be lost altogether.  We know they are there because of your exploration efforts.