Exploring Almost Forgotten Gravesites in the Great State of Ohio

Dedicated to cemetery preservation in the great state of Ohio

"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."

Ohio History Connection - Civilian Grave Registration Cards - 1936 - 1940 State Archives Series 1166

Collection. Civilian grave registration cards,1936-1940. [State Archives Series 1166]
Collection Catalog Number
State Archives Series 1166
Scope and Content:
Each registration card includes cemetery name, location, section number, lot number, grave number, name of deceased, birth date, death date, and age at death.

Some records also include burial date and book and page number from cemetery records.

Records burial of men only.
44 cubic ft.
Archival Arrangement:
Arranged by county, then alphabetically by name.

Historical Records Survey (Ohio)
United States. Works Progress Administration Ohio.

Ohio History Center (Columbus)

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