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."

Friday, July 7, 2017

Spotlighting the "New County Home Cemetery" in Tallmadge, Summit County, Ohio


"Burials posted at the site are listed in the book Lest We Forget and Summit County Ohio Infirmary & Misc. Records 1916-1952 (Akron-Summit Co. Public Library, Call # GLH 929.277 Su955i) by the Summit Co. Genealogical Society. As of October 17, 2011, most names from those sources are herein documented via death certificates. The above noted books also list 178 Unknowns. 

Please see the listing for Unidentified Skeletal Remains for additional information."
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