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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, September 5, 2018

Ohio Genealogical Society meeting set for Setp. 9

The Belmont County Chapter of the Ohio Genealogical Society meeting is Sunday, Sept. 9 at 3 p.m. in the Genealogy Room, at Barnesville Hutton Memorial Library, 308 E. Main St., Barnesville. 
Program will be a review of the story of the History and Mystery at Founders’ Cemetery by Rick Booth from Now and Then magazine. 
Meeting is free and open to the public. Come join in the excitement of finding your family’s history. Whoever would like to be in First Family or Pioneer Family application will be accepted until Aug 1, 2019. They will have the First and Pioneer Family Banquet on Oct. 11, 2019. 
Go to our website on Facebook to see pictures and event of BCC OGS or e-mail: Belmont County Chapter–OGS bccogs@outlook.com or the Web site: http://www.belmontccogs.org/