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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."

Tuesday, September 12, 2017

Sharing a Great Story -- from Mansfield, Ohio - Historical Marker to be Dedicated on September 17, 2017 at the Mansfield Cemetery

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From "Find A Grave"

"Cemetery notes and/or description:

Mansfield Cemetery Association Incorporated.


Mansfield City Cemetery, Mansfield Catholic Cemetery is also included in this cemetery. Mansfield Catholic Cemetery is on the right hand side when you go in the main gates.

Established in 1845, and still active. It is very large, with many old gravestones throughout the cemetery. There are also several statues. The Mansfield Catholic Cemetery is adjacent to it. Mansfield Cemetery is to the left of the entrance, Mansfield Catholic to the right.The grounds are very well maintained by the Mansfield Cemetery Association.

The cemetery is located in the city of Mansfield, Richland County, Ohio, and is # 10217 (Mansfield Cemetery / Mansfield City Cemetery) in “Ohio Cemeteries 1803-2003”, compiled by the Ohio Genealogical Society. 

The cemetery is registered with the Ohio Division of Real Estate and Professional Licensing (ODRE) as Mansfield Cemetery Assoc., Inc. with registration license number CRC.0000981092.

The U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) Geographic Names Information System (GNIS) feature ID for the cemetery is 1955112 (Mansfield City Cemetery / Mansfield Cemetery)."

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