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, November 9, 2015

Update for the Catholic Cemeteries Association of the Diocese of Cleveland: Burial Records are Now Online for St. Mary's Cemetery in Elyria, Lorain County, Ohio

"Over the past two years the Catholic Cemeteries Association has embarked upon the consolidation of all burial records into a centralized database. 

The online burial search and shopping cart are only available at this current point in time for the following cemeteries":
  • All Saints, Northfield
  • All Souls, Chardon
  • Holy Cross, Akron
  • Holy Cross, Brook Park
  • Resurrection, Valley City
  • St. Joseph, Avon
  • Calvary, Lorain
  • St. Mary, Elyria

Old Burying Ground Work Session Slated for Sunday, November 15, 2015 Starting at 9:00a.m.

The next work session at The Old Burying Ground cemetery in Greenfield, Highland County, Ohio is scheduled for Sunday, November 15, 2015 beginning at 9:00a.m. 

The work sessions are part of an ongoing cemetery preservation project by the Greenfield Historical Society

The Greenfield Historical Society
PO Box 266
Greenfield, Ohio 45123

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