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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."

Wednesday, February 15, 2017

Spotlighting the Lithopolis Cemetery in Fairfield County, Ohio

The Lithopolis Cemetery Association  has an impressive website for the Lithopolis Cemetery in Fairfield County, Ohio.  It is organized in an easy to access arrangement.  The site gives a great start to researching information about the cemetery, its interments, and history.  


There is also a Facebook Page for the Lithopolis Cemetery Association.


In May of 2015, "The Columbus Dispatch" newspaper featured a great story about veterans buried at the Lithopolis Cemetery.  
Click HERE to read it!


To learn more about the history of the Lithopolis Cemetery, and view more gravestone photos submitted by contributors; access the Genealogy bug.net website:  
For Fairfield County, click HERE


The Lithopolis Cemetery on "Ohiogravestones"


"Billion Graves" is in need of more contributions with headstone photos and transcriptions for the Lithopolis Cemetery. 
 Click HERE to access the Lithopolis Cemetery on "Billion Graves."


And, there is "Find A Grave" which most of us access to search for ancestors and their gravestones.  

There are two famous interments at the Lithopolis Cemetery.  
Click HERE to learn who they are! 


Additional "Googling" for websites about the Lithopolis Cemetery can help you discover even more information and photographs for this unique and historical Ohio cemetery!