Ohio, Marietta Cemetery Records - FamilySearch Historical Records
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Ohio, Marietta Cemetery Records, 1788-2013
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|Marietta, Washington, Ohio, |
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|Location of Marietta, Washington County, Ohio|
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|City of Marietta, Ohio|
What is in This Collection?[edit | edit source]
This collection consists of index and images of cemetery records from the Mound, Harmar, and Oak Grove Cemeteries in Marietta, Washington County, Ohio.
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What Can These Records Tell Me?[edit | edit source]
The records vary by cemetery. You may find any of the following:
- Name and age of deceased
- Date of Death
- Location of grave
- Race and marital status
- Place of nativity
- Name of undertaker or mortuary
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Research Helps[edit | edit source]
The following articles will help you in your research for your family in the state of Ohio.
- Sexton Records
- Ohio Guided Research
- Ohio Record Finder
- Research Tips and Strategies
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