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."

Thursday, April 30, 2015

Spotlighting a News Story about Two Great-Grandsons Who Found the Gravesite of Their Confederate Ancestor Who was Buried at the Medway Cemetery in Clark County, Ohio

Click on the title above to link to the story entitled:  

"Family's 30 year search for Confederate Ancestor Ends in Medway Cemetery." From the "New Carlisle News." 

The Confederate Soldier was William Bailey.  

The story has a lot of twists and turns but ultimately William Bailey's gravesite went unmarked for 98 years.

Click HERE to link to William Bailey's "Find A Grave" memorial.


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