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."

Sunday, April 24, 2016

"Mystery Shrouds Deserted, Neglected Youngstown Cemetery" -- Spotlighting the Tod Homestead Cemetery

The Tod Homestead Cemetery in Youngstown, Ohio has a history unlike most cemeteries. 

The story of those buried in the Potter's Field portion of the Tod Homestead Cemetery unfolds in detail in this "Youngstown Vindicator" news report:  

Below is an almost full 28 page listing of names of individuals buried in an overlooked Potter's Field within Tod Cemetery: