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Combined Index for Franklin County, Ohio
Cemeteries, Volumes I - XI
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Abbreviations:
   mov-moved/moved to
   ner-no evidence remains
   ns-no stones/no stones standing

Alphabetical by Townships:
Blendon | Brown | Clinton | Franklin | Hamilton | Jackson | Jefferson | Madison | Marion | Mifflin | Montgomery | Norwich | Perry | Plain | Pleasant | Prairie | Sharon | Truro | Washington | Bibliography

Alphabetical Index by Cemetery Name

NOTE:  Franklin County has, or had, at least two hundred seventy-four known cemeteries in its two hundred year history. Some cemeteries are gone and the only trace is a line in a family Bible, a sentence in a book, or a deed. Some were never recorded and have been plowed over.

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Blendon Township:
  Central Blendon (Old Church Pioneer) Cemetery
*Olde Methodist Cemetery
*St. Paul Lutheran Cemetery
  Olmsted-Noble Cemetery
     (mov Central Blendon, 1902)
  Otterbein Cemetery
  West Pioneer Cemetery

Brown Township: Has no cemeteries

Clinton Township:
  Amaranth Abbey
  Armbruster M. E. Cemetery (ner)
  Clinton Chapel Cemetery (ner)
  Cook/Cooke Cemetery (ner)
*Kempton Cemetery
*McKendree M. E. Cemetery
  Union Cemetery

Franklin Township:
*Camp Chase Confederate Cemetery
*Clime Cemetery
  Greenlawn Abbey (Columbus Cemetery)
  Green Lawn Cemetery
  Mt. Calvary Cemetery
  Feebleminded Cemetery
*Peters Cemetery (1)
*Peters Cemetery (2)
*State Old Insane & Penal Cemetery
*State New Insane Cemetery
*State of Ohio Asylum for the Insane Cemetery
*Old Franklinton Cemetery
*Temple Israel Cemetery
*Union Methodist Cemetery

Hamilton Township:
  County Pesthouse Cemetery (ner)
  Decker Cemetery
  Fernwood Cemetery
  Hamilton Presbyterian Cemetery (ner)
*Landes (Plum) (Travis) Cemetery
  Obetz (Zion's Lutheran) Cemetery
  Old Lockbourne Cemetery
  Ray Watkins Cemetery
*Smith Farm Cemetery
  St. Joseph Catholic Cemetery
  Stimmel Cemetery (ner)
  Walnut Hill Cemetery
*Williams Cemetery

Jackson Township:
*Concord U. M. (Old Concord) Cemetery
  East & West Concord Cemetery
  Grove City Cemetery
     (Includes Grove City Cemetery West)
  Harsh (Weygandt) (Gantz) Cemetery (ner)
*Hoover Cemetery
*Marsh Cemetery
  Meir Cemetery (mov Concord U. M.)
*Salem Heights U. M. Cemetery
*Scioto (Strader) Cemetery
  St. John's Lutheran (German Lutheran) Cemetery
*Thomas Adams - Barbee Cemetery
*Thomas Seeds Cemetery
  West Concord Cemetery (With East Concord)

Jefferson Township:
*Ayers Cemetery
  Baldwin Cemetery (ner)
*Dague Cemetery
  Evans Cemetery (ner)
  Forest Lawn Memorial Gardens & Mausoleum
*Havens (Edgar) Cemetery
  Headley Cemetery
  Hoffhines Cemetery (ner)
  Jefferson Twp. Cemetery
  Kline Cemetery (ner)
  Neiswander Cemetery (ner)
  Old Cemetery
  Rose Cemetery (exact location unkn.)
  Woodyard Cemetery (ner)

Madison Township:
*Arlington Field of Honor Memorial Garden
  Asbury (Asbury M. E.)
  Cox-Sharp Cemetery (ner)
  Edwards-Page Cemetery (mov Obetz Cem)
  Francis H. Game Cemetery (ner)
  Franklin Hills Memory Garden
  Gander Cemetery (ner)
*Grey/Gray Cemetery
     (List only; no photos)
  Groveport Cemetery (includes Huddle Cem)
*Hendren (Barnhart) Cemetery (ns)
*Hopewell M. E. Cemetery
  Huddle Cemetery (at Groveport Cem)
  Hughes Cemetery (part of Union Grove)
*Kile Cemetery
  Lutheran Cemetery (mov Union Grove Cem)
  Kramer/Cramer/Kraemer Cemetery
*Mennonite Cemetery
  Middletown (Stotler; Oregon) Cemetery
*Rarey Family Cemetery
  Reformed Cemetery (mov Union Grove Cem)
*Stevenson Cemetery
  Taylor Cemetery (mov Truro Presb. 1965)
  Truro Presbyterian (Madison-Truro) Cemetery
  Tussing Cemetery (ner)
  Union Grove Cemetery
*Vandemark (Shride) (Hockman) Cemetery
  Welton (Hanaway) Cemetery
  Whims Cemetery (ner)
  Winchester Abbey


Marion Township:
  New Jewish Cemetery
       Agudas Achim Cemetery
       Ahavas Sholom Cemetery
       Beth Jacob Cemetery
       Tifereth Israel Cemetery
  Old Jewish Cemetery
     *Agudas Achim Cemetery
       Ahavas Sholom Cemetery
       Beth Jacob Cemetery
       Tifereth Israel Cemetery
  Alum Crest County Infirmary Cemetery (ner)




Mifflin Township:
  Dill Cemetery (mov Riverside)
*Dominican Sisters Cemetery
  Eastlawn Cemetery
  Evergreen Cemetery
  Kingry Cemetery (ner)
  Kring Cemetery (ner)
  Mifflin Chapel Cemetery (Methodist Episcopal)
     (Graves removed; some to Green Lawn)
  Mifflin Twp. Cemetery
  Old Cemetery (ner)
  Park-Zinn (probably mov Riverside)
*Peace Ev. Lutheran Cemetery (Kramer-Kring)
  Ridenour Cemetery
  Riverside Cemetery
  Stelzer (ner)
  Turney (probably mov Riverside
  US Reservation Cemetery
     (ner; mov Mifflin Twp. 1930)

Montgomery Township:
(Twp. no longer exists, absorbed by Columbus)
  Catholic (St. Patrick/Aquinas) Cemetery (ner)
  East Graveyard (ner; mov Green Lawn)
  Jewish Cemetery (see Franklin Twp.)
  North (Old North) Graveyard
     (History only; ner; mov Green Lawn)
  South Graveyard (ner; mov Green Lawn)
  St. Jacob (German Cath.) Cemetery
     (ner; mov Mt. Calvary)

Norwich Township:
  Davis Cemetery (ner; mov Dublin Cem.)
  Dobyns Cemetery (ner)
  Evans (Britton) Cemetery (ner; mov Wesley Chapel)
*Hart Cemetery
  Hiser Cemetery (ner)
  Holland Cemetery (ner)
  Merchant-Sands Cemetery (ner)
  Saunders Cemetery (ner)
*St. James Lutheran Cemetery
  Wesley Chapel Cemetery (A ~ L | M ~ Z)
*White (Britton) Cemetery
  Wilcox Cemetery (ner)

Perry Township:
*Bickett-Richards Cemetery
  Clark Cemetery (ner)
*Davis Historical Cemetery
  Deardorff Cemetery (mov Dublin)
*Ferris Cemetery (ns)
*Leatherlips Cemetery
*Legg-Walcutt Historic Cemetery
  Litchford Cemetery (ner)
*Miller Family Cemetery (ns)
  Wilcox Cemetery (ner)

Plain Township:
*Burnside Cemetery (Smith's) (Pioneer)
  Maplewood Cemetery
*New Albany Cemetery
  Plain Town Cemetery (ner)
*Smith (Union) Cemetery
*Wagnor (Triplett) Cemetery
  Shott Cemetery
     (mov 1952-new location??)


Pleasant Township:
*Biggart/Biggert Cemetery
*Chenoweth Cemetery
  Duff Cemetery (ner)
*Ebenezer M. E. Cemetery
  Gardner Cemetery
*Gundy Cemetery
  Lily-Dyer Cemetery
*Little Pennsylvania Cemetery
  Moler Cemetery
*Noah Rose Cemetery
  Oak Grove Cemetery
  Story Cemetery (ns)
  Wahl Cemetery (ner; some graves mov Gundy)
  Waldo Cemetery (ner)

Prairie Township:
  Alton Cemetery
*Alton M. E. Cemetery
*Clover Cemetery
  Davis (Dellinger) Cemetery (ner)
  Dougherty Cemetery (ner)
  Elliot Cemetery (now part of Sunset?)
  Galloway Cemetery
  Neff Cemetery (ner)
*Postle Cemetery
  Sunset Cemetery
     (was Memorial Burial Park)

Sharon Township:
  Flint Road (Gardner) Cemetery
  Glenmary Cemetery (ner)
*Pool Gravestones
  Presbyterian (Archer) Cemetery (ner)
  Rathbone Cemetery (ner)
*St. John's Episcopal Church Cemetery
  Walnut Grove Cemetery
  Worthington Methodist Cemetery (ner)
  Wyandotte Cemetery (ns)

Truro Township:
*Carlisle Cemetery
  Glen Rest Memorial Estate
  Hill Road Methodist (Methodist Hill)
     (Reynoldsburg) Cemetery
  Indian Mound Cemetery
  J. C. Noe Cemetery (ner)
  Old Lutheran Cemetery (mov Silent Home)
  Pitz Cemetery (ner)
*Powell Methodist Cemetery (Brice Methodist)
*Primitive Baptist Cemetery
*Seceder (Old United Presb.) Cemetery
*Silent Home Cemetery
  United Brethren Cemetery (ner)

Washington Township:
  Babcock Cemetery (single grave; ner)
  Dublin (I.O.O.F.) Cemetery
*Indian Run Cemetery
*Mitchell Cemetery
*Mt. Zion U. B. Cemetery
*Rings Cemetery
*St. John's Lutheran (Horch) Cemetery
*Sandy Corners Cemetery
  • Bibliography:
    • Bareis, George Frederick, comp., History of Madison Township, including Groveport and Canal Winchester, Franklin County, Ohio (Canal Winchester, Ohio, Geo. F. Bareis Publisher, 1902)
    • Franklin County Auditor, Aerial Photographs
    • Franklin County Genealogical Society, Franklin County, Ohio Cemeteries, 11 volumes (Columbus, 1981-1997)
    • History of Franklin & Pickaway Counties, Ohio, (Williams Bros. 1880)
    • Knauss, William H., The Story of Camp Chase (Nashville & Dallas, 1906), indexed
    • Martin, William T., History of Franklin County (1858, rpt. 1969)
    • Schlegel, Donald M., The Columbus Catholic Cemetery: History and Records, 1846-1874 (Columbus 1983)
    • Schlegel, Donald M., The Columbus City Graveyards (Columbus, 1985)

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