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  • Washington Cemetery, Washington Court House, Ohio

    The cemetery, when platted in 1856, was originally 10 acres in size, but the area was later expanded to 23.5 acres. The cemetery was transformed over time into a garden cemetery and was designated the Washington Cemetery Historical District on the National Register of Historic Places in 2006. An online burial search of the cemetery is available on the city of Washington Court House Website . ...

  • Highland County, Ohio

    Please add projects for those who were born, lived or died in Highland County, Ohio.= Official Website =The county is named for the topography which is hilly and divides the watersheds of the Little Miami and Scioto Rivers. Adjacent Counties * Fayette County * Clinton County * Brown County * Adams County * Pike County * Ross County Cities & Villages *Greenfield*Highland*Hillsboro (County Seat)*...

  • Lucas County, Ohio

    Please add profiles for those who were born, lived or died in Lucas County, Ohio.= Official Website =The county was named for Robert Lucas, 12th governor of Ohio, in 1835 during his second term.[4] Its establishment provoked the Toledo War conflict with the Michigan Territory, which claimed some of its area. The Toledo War The Toledo War (1835–36), also known as the Great Toledo War, the Michig...

  • Wood County, Ohio

    Please add profiles for those who were born, lived or died in Wood County, Ohio. Official Website Wood County was established on February 12, 1820. It was named for Captain Eleazer D. Wood, the engineer for General William Henry Harrison's army, who built Fort Meigs in the War of 1812. For a complete list of Villages, Townships & Communities, please see Wikipedia . Adjacent Counties...

  • Oberlin College

    Wikipedia ==Oberlin College=Oberlin College is a private liberal arts college in Oberlin, Ohio, noteworthy for having been the first American institution of higher learning to regularly admit female and black students in addition to white males. The Oberlin Conservatory of Music, part of the college, is the oldest continuously operating conservatory in the country." Oberlin is noted for its pol...

  • Stark County, Ohio

    Please add profiles for people who were born, lived or died in Stark County, Ohio. Official Website The county was created in 1808 and organized the next year. It is named for John Stark, an officer in the American Revolutionary War. In the 1760s Moravian missionaries from Pennsylvania attempted to establish missions aimed at converting the native people. The earliest of these were Christia...

  • Holmes County, Ohio, USA

    Please add profiles of those who were born, lived or died in Holmes County, Ohio.Holmes County was formed from Coshocton, Tuscarawas and Wayne counties. It has the second largest Amish population behind Lancaster County, Pennsylvania. Cities, Towns and Communities: * +Denotes county seatBaltic - Becks Mills - Berlin - Big Prairie - Charm - Clark - Farmerstown - Glenmont - Hardy - Holmesville - ...

  • Baldwin Wallace University

    Wikipedia Baldwin Wallace University is a 4-year private, coeducational, liberal arts college in Berea, Ohio, United States. The school was founded in 1845 as Baldwin Institute by Methodist settlers. Eventually the school merged with nearby German Wallace College in 1913 to become Baldwin–Wallace College. As of July 1, 2012 the school became Baldwin Wallace University. The institution offers a...

  • Paradise Lutheran Cemetery, Canfield, Ohio

    The cemetery is located behind the Paradise Lutheran Church on 3689 West Western Reserve Road, Canfield, Mahoning County, Ohio. Find a Grave

  • St. Peter's Cemetery, Marlboro Township, Stark County, Ohio

    The cemetery is maintained by the Marlboro Township Trustees. The cemetery is located on the west side of St Peters Church Road NE about 0.1 miles south of its intersection with Beeson Road. The cemetery is located in Marlboro Township, Stark County, Ohio, and is # 11340 (Saint Peters Church Cemetery / Saint Peters Cemetery) in “Ohio Cemeteries 1803-2003”, compiled by the Ohio Genealogical So...

  • Lake County, Ohio

    Please add profiles of those who were born, lived or died in Lake County, Ohio.= Official Website =The county was established on March 6, 1840. Its name is derived from its location on the southern shore of Lake Erie. Adjacent Counties * Ashtabula County * Geauga County * Cuyahoga County Cities, Villages, Townships & Communities Concord | Eastlake | Fairport Harbor | Grand River | Kirtland | Ki...

  • Columbiana County, Ohio

    Please add profiles for those who were born, lived or died in Columbiana County, Ohio.Columbiana County was founded in 1803 and named in honor of Christopher Columbus, combining his surname with the suffix -iana. The county was the scene of one of the northern-most action fought during the American Civil War; on July 26, 1863 Confederate raiders under John Morgan were surrounded and captured by...

  • Mahoning County, Ohio

    Please add profiles for those who were born, lived or died in Mahoning County, Ohio.= Official Website =The county is named for a Lenape word meaning "at the licks" or "there is a lick", referring to the salt licks in the area. Mahoning County was formed on March 1, 1846; the 83rd county in Ohio. Adjacent Counties * Lawrence County, Penn. * Columbiana County * Stark County * Mercer County, Penn...

  • Massillon City Cemetery, Massillon, Ohio

    The cemetery is located on 1827 Erie Street South, Massillon, Stark County, Ohio. Find a Grave

  • Nold Mennonite Cemetery, Leetonia, Ohio

    The Nold Mennonite Cemetery is located in Section 7, Fairfield Twp., on Rte 344, east of Leetonia, Ohio. It is on the north side of the road and is clearly visible from Rte 344. Many of the stones in this cemetery are in very bad condition, being of the soft marble type, which corrodes easily. Henry R. Baldwin Records at the Youngstown Public Library, Vol. 4-5 p 9-11 listed some stones in this ...

  • Midway Mennonite Church Cemetery, Mahoning County, Ohio

    Midway Mennonite Cemetery, also known as the Bixler Cemetery , is in Mahoning County, Ohio, not far from the northern county line of Columbiana County Ohio. Note: It got it's name Midway because it is halfway between North Lima, Mahoning County and Leetonia, Columbiana County, Ohio. The cemetery is located in Beaver Township, Mahoning County, Ohio, and is # 7208 (Bixler Cemetery / Midway Menn...

  • Paradise Reformed Cemetery, North Lima, Ohio

    The Paradise Reformed Cemetery is in the southwest corner of Section 9. It is at the intersection of New Buffalo Road and Calla Road on the southeast corner, across the road from the Paradise United Church of Christ. In 1848, Pastor F.C. Becker of Lordstown began to hold services on Paradise Hill in Beaver Twp, Mahoning County, Ohio. Both German Lutheran and German Reformed members of the comm...

  • Cuyahoga County, Ohio

    Please add profiles for those who were born, lived or died in Cuyahoga County, Ohio.Cuyahoga County was originally part of the French colony of Canada (New France), which was ceded in 1763 to Great Britain and renamed Province of Quebec. In the late 18th century the land became part of the Connecticut Western Reserve in the Northwest Territory, then was purchased by the Connecticut Land Company...

  • Rock and Roll Hall of Fame

    The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame established in 1986 and located in Cleveland, Ohio, United States, is dedicated to recording the history of some of the best-known and most influential musicians, bands, producers, and others that have in some major way influenced the music industry, particularly in the area of rock and roll. Originally, there were four categories of induction: performers, non-per...

  • Ohio counties, cities and towns

    This project is part of the State of Ohio Portal. ==About the Project=Please use this project to add, research, document, and discuss your ancestors from Ohio. You can add profiles for:* People born in Ohio* People who lived in Ohio* People who died in OhioWhen you find helpful resources for research, please share them here so that others can benefit.If you have projects related specifically to...

  • Ashland County Ohio

    Anyone Born Died Lived in Ashland county Ohio welcome to post = Wikipedia =Ashland County formed on February 24, 1846. Residents chose the name in honor of Henry Clay, a prominent member of the Whig Party during this period. Clay's home in Lexington, Kentucky, was named Ashland. Thomas Coulter established Perrysville, the first white settlement in Ashland County, in 1815, although individual wh...

  • Darke County, Ohio

    Please add profiles of those who were born, lived or died in Darke County, Ohio.= Official Website =The county was created in 1809 and later organized in 1817. It is named for William Darke, an officer in the American Revolutionary War. Adjacent Counties * Mercer County * Auglaize County * Shelby County * Miami County * Montgomery County * Preble County * Wayne County, Ind.

  • Woodland Union Cemetery, Van Wert, Ohio

    The cemetery is located on the southwest corner of the intersection of Woodland Avenue (Township Road 134) and Township Road 83 and the north side of Old Tile Factory Road (Township Road 132).. The cemetery is located in Pleasant Township, Van Wert County, Ohio, and is # 12049 (Woodland Cemetery). Find a Grave Billion Graves

  • Ohio in the US Civil War (USA) 1861-1865

    This project is used to relate all units from Ohio who served in the Union Army.

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  • Miami University

    Wikipedia ==Miami University=Miami University (also referred to as Miami U, Miami of Ohio, or simply Miami) is a coeducational public research university located in Oxford, Ohio, United States. Founded in 1809, although classes were not held until 1824, it is the 10th oldest public university in the United States and the second oldest university in Ohio, founded five years after Ohio University...

  • University of Toledo

    Wikipedia The University of Toledo, commonly referred to as U of Toledo or UT, is a public research university located in Toledo, Ohio, United States. The university also operates a 450-acre Health Science campus, which includes the University of Toledo Medical Center, in the West Toledo neighborhood of Toledo; a 160-acre satellite campus in the Scott Park neighborhood of Toledo; the Center f...

  • Richland County, Ohio

    Please add profiles of those who were born, lived or died in Richland County, Ohio. Official Website The county was created in 1808 and later organized in 1813 and is named for the fertile soil found there. Adjacent Counties Huron County Ashland County Crawford County Morrow County Knox County For a complete list of townships and communities, please see: Wikipedia . ...

  • Van Wert County, Ohio

    Please add profiles of those who were born, lived or died in Van Wert County, Ohio. Official Website The county was created in 1820 and later organized in 1837. It is named for Isaac Van Wart, one of the captors of John André in the American Revolutionary War. Adjacent Counties Paulding County Putnam County Allen County Auglaize County Mercer County Adams County, Ind. Alle...

  • Medina County, Ohio

    Please add profiles of those who were born, lived or died in Medina County, Ohio.= Official Website =The county was created in 1812 and later organized in 1818. It is named for Medina, a city in Saudi Arabia. Adjacent Counties * Cuyahoga County * Summit County * Lorain County * Ashland County * Wayne County Cities & Villages *Brunswick*Chippewa Lake*Creston (part)*Gloria Glens Park*Lodi*Medina ...

  • Columbus, Ohio

    Please add profiles of those who were born, lived or died in Columbus, Ohio.= Official Website =Columbus is the county seat of Franklin County.The "Burough of Columbus" was officially established on February 10, 1816. Nine people were elected to fill the various positions of Mayor, Treasurer, and several others. In 1816-1817, Jarvis W. Pike would serve as the 1st Mayor. Although the recent War ...

  • Batavia Union Cemetery, Batavia, Ohio

    Located on 491 Cemetery Lane, Batavia, Clermont County, Ohio, it is also known as Citizens Cemetery and Union Cemetery . Find a Grave RootsWeb

  • Ansonia Cemetery, Ansonia, Ohio

    The cemetery is located on the south side of E Canal Street (Ohio State Route 47) about 0.1 miles west of its intersection with Beam Road (Township Road 287). The cemetery is located in Brown Township, Darke County, Ohio and is #2683 (Ansonia Cemetery) and # 2689 ( Ward Graveyard ) in “Ohio Cemeteries 1803-2003”, compiled by the Ohio Genealogical Society. The cemetery is registered with the Oh...

  • Licking County, Ohio

    Please add profiles for people who were born, lived or died in Licking County, Ohio.= Official Website =The county was formed on January 30, 1808. It is named after the Licking River, which is thought to be named for the salt licks that were in the area. However, one account explains it as an English pronunciation of the river's indigenous Delaware name W'li/'ik'/nk, which means "where the floo...

  • Barnes Cemetery, Mary Ann Township, Licking County, Ohio

    Please add profiles of those who are buried in this cemetery. Find a Grave Roots Web

  • Carroll County, Ohio

    Please add profiles of those who were born, lived or died in Carroll County, Ohio.= Official Website =Carroll County was formed on December 25, 1832 from portions of Columbiana, Harrison, Jefferson, Stark, and Tuscarawas counties. It is named for Charles Carroll of Carrollton, the last surviving signer of the Declaration of Independence. Carroll County lies upon an ancient trail known as the Gr...

  • Warren County, Ohio

    Please add profiles of those who were born, lived or died in Warren County, OH. Warren County was created in 1803 and is named after [ Major General Dr. Joseph Warren, III . Gen. Dr. Joseph Warren, III], a hero of the Revolution who sent Paul Revere and William Dawes on their famous rides and who died at the Battle of Bunker Hill. For a complete list of Townships & Communities, please see ...

  • Tuscarawas County, Ohio

    Please add profiles of those who were born, lived or died in Tuscarawas County, Ohio. Official Website The county was established on March 15, 1808. Residents named the county after a Native American word meaning “open mouth.” Among the first white residents of the county were Moravian missionaries, who sought to convert members of the Delaware natives. For a complete list of Townships &...

  • Ohio University

    Wikipedia Ohio University is a public research university in Athens, Ohio, United States. One of America's oldest universities, its charter was approved in 1804, and opened for students in 1809. As of 2014, the Athens campus had 23,300 students; the other five campuses had approximately 10,000, and eLearning 5,900. Alumni

  • Werner Chapel Cemetery, Middlebranch, Ohio

    This project is for those buried in Werner Chapel Cemetery, Middlebranch, Stark County, Ohio. Find a Grave

  • Harrison County, Ohio

    Please add people who were born, lived or died in Harrison County, Ohio.= Official Website =Harrison County was formed in 1813 and was named after General William Henry Harrison, the hero of the battle of Tippecanoe in the War of 1812 (and later to become the 9th US President). Adjacent Counties * Carroll County * Jefferson County * Tuscarawas County * Belmont County * Guernsey County Villages ...

  • Jefferson County, Ohio

    Please add profiles for those who were born, lived or died in Jefferson County, Ohio.Jefferson County was organized on July 29, 1797, by proclamation of Governor Arthur St. Clair. In 1786, the United States built Fort Steuben to protect the government surveyors mapping the land west of the Ohio River. When the surveyors completed their task a few years later, the fort was abandoned. During the ...

  • Butler County, Ohio, USA

    Please add profiles of those who were born, lived or died in Butler County, OH. History Successive cultures of ancient Indigenous peoples of the Americas occupied areas of the county. They built large earthworks, seven of which were still standing and recorded by a Smithsonian survey.Early French explorers likely passed through the area along the Miami River. The gravesites of David and Margare...

  • Miami County, Ohio

    Please add profiles of those who were born, lived or died in Miami County, Ohio.= Official Website =On January 16, 1807, the Ohio government authorized the creation of Miami County. Residents named the county in honor of the Miami Indians. Adjacent Counties * Champaign County * Clark County * Montgomery County * Shelby County * Darke County Cities, Villages, Townships & Communities Alcony | Bet...

  • Case Western Reserve University

    Wikipedia ==Case Western Reserve University=Case Western Reserve University (also known as Case Western Reserve, Case Western, Case, and CWRU) is a private research university in Cleveland, Ohio. The university was created in 1967 by the federation of Case Institute of Technology (founded in 1881 by Leonard Case Jr.) and Western Reserve University (founded in 1826 in the area that was once the ...

  • Hancock County, Ohio

    Please add profiles of those who were born, lived or died in Hancock County, Ohio.= Official Website =The county was created in 1820 and later organized in 1828. It was named for John Hancock, the first signer of the Declaration of Independence. Adjacent Counties * Allen County * Putnam County * Hardin County * Henry County * Seneca County * Wood County * Wyandot County

  • Williams County, Ohio

    Please add profiles for those who were born, lived or died in Williams County, Ohio. Official Website The county was created in 1820 and later organized in 1824. It is named for David Williams, one of the captors of John André in the American Revolutionary War. Adjacent Counties Hillsdale, Mich. Fulton County Henry County Defiance County DeKalb County, Ind. Steuben County, I...

  • Ohio State University

    Wikipedia =The Ohio State University, commonly referred to as Ohio State or OSU, is a public research university in Columbus, Ohio.Founded in 1870, as a land-grant university and ninth university in Ohio with the Morrill Act of 1862, the university was originally know as the Ohio Agriculture and Mechanical College.The college began with a focus on training students in various agricultural and m...

  • Portage County, Ohio

    Please add profiles of those who were born, lived or died in Portage County, Ohio. Official Website The county was created in 1807 and organized in 1808 and is named for the portage between the Cuyahoga and Tuscarawas Rivers. Cities, Towns and Communities: Atwater - Aurora - Black Horse - Brady Lake - Brimfield - Campbellsport - Charlestown - Deerfield - Diamond - Edinburg - Franklin - F...

  • Akron, Ohio

    Please add profiles of those who were born, lived or died in Akron, Ohio . Akron is the county seat of Summit County . Official Website History The city was founded in 1825 by Simon Perkins and Paul Williams, along the Little Cuyahoga River at the summit of the developing Ohio and Erie Canal. The name is derived from the Greek word signifying a summit or high point. It was briefly rename...

  • Summit County, Ohio

    Please add profiles for people who were born in Summit County, Ohio. The county was formed on March 3, 1840. It was named Summit County because the highest elevation on the Ohio and Erie Canal is located in the county. Adjacent Counties Cuyahoga County Geauga County Portage County Medina County Wayne County Stark County Cities Akron (County Seat) Barberton Cuyahog...

  • Neuhart Cemetery, Woodsfield, Ohio

    The cemetery is about two miles east of the Village of Woodsfield, in Center Township, Monroe County, Ohio. Find a Grave

  • Landis Cemetery, Brookville, Ohio

    The cemetery is located on Air Hill Road, Brookville, Montgomery County, Ohio Find a Grave

  • Mote Cemetery, Pitsburg, Ohio

    Please add profiles of those buried in Mote Cemetery, Pitsburg, Darke County, Ohio. Billion Graves Find a Grave

  • Pyrmont Cemetery, Pyrmont, Ohio

    Please add profiles of those buried in Pyrmont Cemetery, Pyrmont, Montgomery County, Ohio. Find a Grave

  • Oakland Cemetery, Gettysburg, Ohio

    The cemetery is located on the north side of Martin Road (Township Road 169) about 0.25 miles north of its intersection with Horatio-Harris Creek Road (County Road 32). The cemetery is located in Adams Township, Darke County, Ohio, and is # 2677 (Oakland Cemetery) in “Ohio Cemeteries 1803-2003”, compiled by the Ohio Genealogical Society. The cemetery is registered with the Ohio Division of Rea...

  • Old Ludlow Cemetery, Laura, Ohio

    Old Ludlow Cemetery is sometimes referred to as '"Laura Cemetery"'. The cemetery is located along Coppock Rd between Highway 721 and Wright Rd, in Laura, Miami County, Ohio. Find a Grave Interment.net The Troy Historical Society

  • Parish Cemetery, Arlington, Ohio

    The cemetery is located on 9388 National Road, Arlington, Montgomery County, Ohio. Find a Grave

  • Otterbein Cemetery, Otterbein, Ohio

    Please add profiles of those buried in Otterbein Cemetery, Otterbein, Darke County, Ohio. Find a Grave

  • Arnold Cemetery, Brookville, Ohio

    The cemetery is located 450 feet west of Diamond Mill Road on the south side of Westbrook Road. The cemetery is located in Perry Township, Montgomery County, Ohio and is #8369 in “Ohio Cemeteries 1803-2003”, compiled by the Ohio Genealogical Society. The U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) Geographic Names Information System (GNIS) feature ID for the cemetery is 1961453 (Arnold Cemetery). It is als...

  • Cincinnati, Ohio

    Please add profiles of those who were born, lived or died in Cincinnati, Ohio.= Official Website = Overview Settled in 1788, the city is located at the northern side of the confluence of the Licking and Ohio rivers, the latter of which marks the state line with Kentucky. The city is the economic and cultural hub of the Cincinnati metropolitan area, the fastest growing economic power in the Midw...

  • Preble County, Ohio

    Please add profiles of those who were born, lived or died in Preble County, Ohio. Official Website The county was formed on February 15, 1808. It is named for Edward Preble, a naval officer who fought in the American Revolutionary War and against the Barbary Pirates. Adjacent Counties Darke County Montgomery County Butler County Union County, Ind. Wayne County, Ind. Cities...

  • Dayton, Ohio

    Please add profiles of those who were born, lived or died in Dayton, Ohio.Dayton is the county seat of Montgomery County. History Wikipedia Dayton was founded on April 1, 1796, by 12 settlers known as the Thompson Party. They traveled in March from Cincinnati up the Great Miami River by pirogue and landed at what is now St. Clair Street, where they found two small camps of Native Americans. Amo...

  • Montgomery County, Ohio

    Please add profiles for those who were born, lived or died in Montgomery County, Ohio.= Official Website =Established May 01, 1803, Montgomery County was named in honor of Richard Montgomery, an American Revolutionary War general killed in 1775 while attempting to capture Quebec City, Canada. Adjacent Counties * Miami County * Clark County * Greene County * Warren County * Darke County * Preble...

  • Monroe County, Ohio

    Please add profiles for people who were born, lived or died in Monroe County, Ohio.= Official Website =Monroe County was formed on January 28, 1813 and was named after James Monroe, the U.S. Secretary of State when the county was formed, and later fifth President of the United States. Adjacent Counties * Belmont County * Marshall County, WV * Noble County * Tyler County, WV * Wetzel County, WV ...

  • Bowling Green State University

    Wikipedia =Bowling Green State University is a public research university located in Bowling Green, Ohio, United States. The 1,338-acre (541.5 ha) main academic and residential campus is located 15 miles (24 km) south of Toledo, Ohio. The institution was granted a charter in 1910 as a normal school, specializing in teacher training and education, as part of the Lowry Normal School Bill that aut...

  • Ayersville Cemetery, Ayersville, Ohio

    Located in Highland Township on the west side of Fruit Ridge Road (Co. Hwy 178). It is one mile north of Ayersville. The cemetery is located in Highland Township, Defiance County, Ohio, and is # 2831 (Ayersville Cemetery / Pleasant Bend Cemetery) in “Ohio Cemeteries 1803-2003”, compiled by the Ohio Genealogical Society. The cemetery is registered with the Ohio Division of Real Estate and Profe...

  • Weaver Cemetery, Bairdstown, Ohio

    Please add profiles of those buried Weaver Cemetery, Bloom Township, Bairdstown, Wood County, Ohio. There is a stone in the cemetery that says "In memory of these persons, their names known only to God, who have been moved to this site from Stoney Battery Cemetery. Find a Grave Billion Graves

  • Aurora Mennonite Cemetery, Aurora, Ohio

    The church and cemetery are located on 59 East Mennonite Road, Aurora, Portage County, Ohio. It is also known as Plainview Cemetery . Find a Grave

  • Champaign County, Ohio

    Please add profiles of those who were born, lived or died in Champaign County, Ohio.The county takes its name from the French word for "open level country". Adjacent Counties * Logan County * Union County * Madison County * Clark County * Miami County * Shelby County Cities & Villages *Christiansburg*Mechanicsburg*Mutual*North Lewisburg*St. Paris*Urbana (County Seat)*Woodstock Links Wikipedia

  • Cleveland, Ohio

    Please add profiles of those who were born, lived or died in Cleveland, Ohio.= Official Website =Cleveland is the county seat of Cuyahoga County. It is also known as "The Forest City", "The North Coast", "C-Town", "Mistake on the Lake" and "The Rock and Roll Capital of the World". It is home to the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame.Cleveland was established on July 22, 1796, by surveyors of the Connecti...

  • Augusta Christian Church Cemetery, Augusta, Ohio

    The cemetery is located on the east side of Andora Road NE (County Highway 10) beside and behind the Augusta Christian Church. The cemetery is located in Augusta Township, Carroll County, Ohio, and is # 1379 (Augusta Cemetery) in “Ohio Cemeteries 1803-2003”, compiled by the Ohio Genealogical Society. The U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) Geographic Names Information System (GNIS) feature ID for th...

  • Auglaize County, Ohio

    Please add profiles of those who were born, lived or died in Auglaize County, Ohio. Official Website Formed on February 14, 1848, Auglaize County was named from a French word meaning "clay-filled water." The county was originally parts of Allen and Mercer Counties. Auglaize County is located in the western part of Ohio . Its county seat is Wapakoneta, which is the largest city in the county...

  • Franklin County, Ohio

    Please add profiles for those who were born, lived or died in Franklin County, Ohio. It is not to be confused with the city of Franklin in Warren County. = Official Website =On March 30, 1803, the Ohio government authorized the creation of Franklin County. The county originally was part of Ross County. Residents named the county in honor of Benjamin Franklin. In 1816, Franklin County's Columbus...

  • Hamilton County, Ohio

    Please add profiles for those who were born, lived or died in Hamilton County, Ohio.= Official Website = History The southern portion of Hamilton County was originally owned and surveyed by John Cleves Symmes, and the region was a part of the Symmes Purchase. The first settlers rafted down the Ohio River in 1788 following the American Revolutionary War. They established the towns of Losantivill...

  • Athens County, Ohio

    Please add profiles of those who were born, lived or died in Athens County, Ohio . Official Website Formed on February 20, 1805, Athens County was named for Athens, Greece. Athens County was originally part of Washington County. Ohio University , the earliest institution of higher education in Ohio , was established in Athens in 1804. The county also was home to Ohio's first library, the Coo...

  • Athens County Memory Gardens, Athens, Ohio

    The cemetery is located on the northwest corner of the intersection of Cameron Road (County Road 30) and James A. Rhodes Appalachian Highway (Ohio State Route 32 / US 50). The cemetery is owned and operated by Roberts Funeral Home. The cemetery is located in Alexander Township, Athens County, Ohio, and is # 14943 (Memory Gardens) and #14429 (Athens Memory Gardens) in “Ohio Cemeteries 1803-2003...

  • Woodlawn Cemetery, Toledo, Ohio

    Founded in 1876 by a group of Toledo businessmen, Woodlawn Cemetery was designed in the tradition of the country’s “rural cemetery” movement, which was first popularized in Europe in the 1830’s. This movement reflects the change in American burial practices in the nineteenth century as attitudes of death changed from grim to sentimental. The cemetery’s landscape emphasizes nature and art. Besid...

  • Huron County, Ohio

    Please add profiles of those who were born, lived or died in Huron County, Ohio.Huron County was named in honor of the Huron Indians (Wyandot), an Iroquoian-speaking tribe who occupied large areas in the Great Lakes region. It was created in 1809 and later organized in 1815. Adjacent Counties * Erie County * Lorain County * Sandusky County * Ashland County * Crawford County * Seneca County * Ri...

  • Toledo, Ohio

    Please add profiles of those who were born, lived or died in Toledo, Ohio. Toledo is the county seat of Lucas County. Overview Wikipedia Toledo is in northwest Ohio, at the western end of Lake Erie bordering the state of Michigan. The city was founded in 1833 on the west bank of the Maumee River, and originally incorporated as part of Monroe County, Michigan Territory. It was re-founded...

  • Belmont County, Ohio

    Please add profiles for those who were born, lived or died in Belmont County, Ohio.= Official Website = History Belmont County was authorized in 1801 by the Northwest Territorial legislature, with area partitioned from Jefferson and Washington counties. Its area was reduced in 1810 when area was ceded for the formation of Guernsey and again in 1813 for the formation of Monroe counties. It has r...

  • Ashtabula County, Ohio

    Please add profiles for those who were born, lived or died in Ashtabula County, Ohio . Official Website After Europeans arrived in the Americas, the land that became Ashtabula County was originally part of the French colony of Canada ( New France ), which was ceded in 1763 to Great Britain and renamed Province of Quebec . In the late 18th century the land became part of the Connecticut Weste...

  • Ashley Union Cemetery, Ashley, Ohio

    The cemetery is located on 9800 Ashley Road, Ashley, Delaware County, Ohio. Find a Grave

  • Allen County, Ohio

    Please add profiles of those who were born, lived or died in Allen County, Ohio. Official Website Allen County is a county in the U.S. state of Ohio . The county was created in 1820 and organized in 1831. It is named for Colonel John Allen , who was killed leading his men at the Battle of Frenchtown , during the War of 1812 . It has also been claimed the county was named for Revolutionary Wa...

  • Scioto County, Ohio

    Please add profiles for those who were born, lived or died in Scioto County, Ohio. Official Website The county was founded March 24, 1804 and is named for a Native American word referring to deer or deer-hunting. Adjacent Counties Pike County Jackson County Lawrence County Greenup County, Ken. Lewis County, Ken. Adams County For a complete list of Townships & Communiti...

  • Guernsey County, Ohio

    Please add profiles of those who were born, lived or died in Guernsey County, Ohio.= Official Website =Guernsey County was first formed and organized on 10 March 1810 and it was named for the Isle of Guernsey in the English Channel, from which many of the county's early settlers emigrated. Adjacent Counties * Coshocton County * Tuscarawas County * Muskingum County * Belmont County * Harrison Co...

  • Ashland County Memorial Park, Ashland, Ohio

    The cemetery is 1058 State Route 250 North. Find a Grave Billion Graves

  • Ashland Cemetery, Ashland, Ohio

    The cemetery is located on 523 West Main Street, Ashland, Ashland County, Ohio. Find a Grave Billion Graves

  • Trumbull County, Ohio

    Please add profiles for those who were born, lived or died in Trumbull County, Ohio. Official Website The county, established on July 10,1800, is named for Jonathan Trumbull, Governor of Connecticut, who once owned the land in this region.[5] Early settlements were made along the Mahoning River and other waterways, which provided transportation access and water power to the industries that d...

  • Asbury Cemetery, Catawba, Ohio

    The cemetery is located on the northeast corner of the intersection of Vernon-Asbury Road (County Road 358) and Jones Road (County Road 367). The cemetery is located in Pleasant Township, Clark County, Ohio and is #1716 ( Asbury Chapel Cemetery ) in “Ohio Cemeteries 1803-2003”, compiled by the Ohio Genealogical Society. The U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) Geographic Names Information System (GN...

  • Army of the Ohio (USA), US Civil War

    The Army of the Ohio was the name of two Union armies in the American Civil War. The first army became the Army of the Cumberland and the second army was created in 1863. Commanders Maj. Gen. Don Carlos Buell (November 15, 1861 – October 24, 1862) also department commander until March 11 Maj. Gen. William S. Rosecrans (October 24 – October 30, 1862) became the Army of the Cumberland M...

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  • Gallia County, Ohio

    Please add profiles for those who were born, lived or died in Gallia County, Ohio.= Official Website = Overview Gallia County was formed on March 25, 1803 and was originally settled by French immigrants, who named the county “Gallia,” the Latin name for Gaul, the ancient region of Western Europe which included present day France.In the 19th century, the county was settled by numerous migrants f...

  • National Aviation Hall of Fame

    National Aviation Hall of Fame=The National Aviation Hall of Fame was founded in 1962 as an Ohio non-profit corporation in Dayton, Ohio, the home of the Wright Brothers and the “birthplace of aviation.” The five founders of this organization were James W. Jacobs, Gregory C. Karas, John A. Lombard, Larry E. O’Neil, and Gerald E. Weller. On July 14, 1964 the National Aviation Hall of Fame was cha...

  • Clark County, Ohio

    Please add profiles of those who were born, lived or died in Clark County, Ohio.= Official Website =The county was created on March 1, 1818, and was named for General George Rogers Clark, a hero of the American Revolution. Adjacent Counties * Champaign County * Madison County * Greene County * Montgomery County * Miami County Cities, Towns & Villages *Bethel*Catawba*Clifton*Crystal Lakes*Donnel...

  • Greene County, Ohio

    Please add profiles for those who were born, lived or died in Greene County, Ohio.= Official Website =Greene County is named after Maj. Gen. Nathanael Greene of the Continental Army. Adjacent Counties * Clark County * Madison County * Montgomery County * Fayette County * Clinton County * Warren County Cities & Villages

  • West Lawn Cemetery, Canton, Ohio

    This cemetery is located on the west side of US 62 north of 4th Street NW and south of 12th Street NW and east of McKinley Memorial Park. The cemetery was established in 1859. The cemetery is owned and operated by: The Canton Cemetery Association 4927 Cleveland Avenue NW Canton, Ohio 44709 The cemetery is located in Canton Township, Stark County, Ohio, and is # 11290 (Westlawn Cemetery) in “Oh...

  • Maple Grove Cemetery, Dover, Ohio

    Maple Grove Cemetery is a 40 acre site laid out in 1886. Towering monuments, ornate private mausoleums and dedicated military memorials are features of this beautiful site. Many graves at Maple Grove date to the 1918 flu epidemic which swept the globe at the time of World War One. Also interred in Maple Grove Cemetery, are numerous children who died while residents of the old orphans home on ...

  • Apple Creek Cemetery, Apple Creek, Ohio

    Located on the south side of Church Street west of Cemetery Street in East Union Township, Apple Creek, Wayne County, Ohio. The cemetery is # 11470 (Apple Creek 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 Apple Creek Cemetery Assoc. with registration li...

  • Souslin Cemetery, Eden Township, Licking County, Ohio

    Please add profiles of those who are buried in this cemetery. Find a Grave

  • Muskingum County, Ohio

    Please add profiles for people who were born, lived or died in Muskingum County, Ohio.= Official Website =The county was created in 1804 and the name is based on a Delaware American Indian word translated as "town by the river" or "elk's eye". Adjacent Counties * Coshocton County * Guernsey County * Noble County * Licking County * Perry County * Morgan County Cities & Villages *Adamsville*Dresd...

  • Washington County, Ohio

    Please add profiles for those who were born, lived or died in Washington County, Ohio. Official Website established July 27, 1788, the county, the oldest in the state, is named for George Washington. For a complete list of communities, please see Wikipedia . Adjacent Counties Noble County Monroe County Tyler County, WV Morgan County Athens County Wood County, WV

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