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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."

Monday, September 5, 2016

Upcoming: Monday, September 19, 2016 at 7:00p.m. - In Circleville - Presentation about the Frye / Frey Farm Cemetery in Pickaway County, Ohio


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"Monday, September 19 at 7 p.m. Joan Smith will present a program on Frey Cemetery located in Jackson Township. Joan has researched the occupants of the cemetery and will talk about their history and relationships to others buried there. If you have someone buried there, just want to know how to go about the research used to find out about someone who is a township pioneer or are interested in old cemeteries, this program is a good one to attend. See you then. Historical & Genealogical Library, 210 N. Court St."  In Circleville, Pickaway County, Ohio. 

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Interesting and informative description:
"Cemetery notes and/or description":
"The charting of the Frye Cemetery was done in 1971 by Mary Kusel. The Frye Cemetery is just off of State Road #104, 1.9 miles south of State Road # 316 and 1320 feet east of State Road #104 along the high bank of the Scioto River. The cemetery is on private property. 

The cemetery has not been maintained and has several headstones overturned. 

Anyone who has relatives in this grave yard or who has an interest in its preservation, please contact John Grove, 13904 105th Terr. North, Largo, Florida 33774.

The cemetery is located in Jackson Township, Pickaway County, Ohio, and is # 9492 (Frey Farm Cemetery) in “Ohio Cemeteries 1803-2003”, compiled by the Ohio Genealogical Society."

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