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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."

Thursday, December 11, 2014

Ohio Attorney General's Office Settles Issue of Who is Responsible for the County Infirmary Cemetery in Fairfield County, Ohio

Sharing a link to a story about the County Infirmary Cemetery that appears in the December 11, 2014 online edition of the "Lancaster Eagle-Gazette" (Lancaster, Fairfield County, Ohio) that will be of particular interest to those who are dealing with settling disputes over cemetery ownership, and responsibility for maintenance and care.  

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 Click HERE to read the full story by Jeff Barron, jbarron@lancastereaglegazette.com

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Currently, the County Infirmary Cemetery lists 85 interments for it on "Find A Grave." 

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