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."

Wednesday, September 25, 2013

Dean Cemetery (Ross County, Ohio) Update from Scott Andersen

Scott shares his before and after photographs of the gravestone of Revolutionary War veteran Abraham Dean who is buried at the Dean Cemetery

Scott continues his work with improving the cemetery's grounds and locating more sunken gravestones at this almost forgotten burial ground in Ross County, Ohio.

A view of the Abraham Dean stone in September, 2011 prior to cleaning at the Dean Cemetery

 The Abraham Dean stone in September, 2011 - 3 days after the Dean Cemetery was cleaned.

The Abraham Dean stone in September, 2013 prior to straightening the stone.

The Abraham Dean stone in September, 2013 after its removal from the ground. Ready to be re-installation and straightened.

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The Abraham Dean stone in September, 2013 after its re-installation.

Upcoming Cemetery Walks at Oakland Cemetery in Sandusky, Ohio - September, 26th and 28th.

Click on the title to learn more about the "Kings of Commerce" Cemetery walk --  scheduled for the 26th and 28th of September beginning at 10:00a.m. 

This story about the cemetery walks at the Oakland Cemetery appears on the Sandusky Register website, was written by Tom Jackson.  

The Oakland Cemetery, listed also as "Sandusky Cemetery" on "Find A Grave," has 8,026 interments listed for it on "Find A Grave."