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Grave Matters: Helping families in need

August 24, 2013 The three have similar criteria when finding a career — a desire to help people when they need it the most. more »»

Grave Matters: Lone grave in Grandview Twp.

August 17, 2013 GRANDVIEW TWP.—Rees Farra’s 139-year-old final resting place isn’t in the most accessible area of Grandview Township. more »»

Grave matters: ‘Guardian’ repairs headstones

August 8, 2013 Just last week Lucinda McIntosh’s Mound Cemetery headstone was cracked, covered in moss, and sinking into the ground. more »»

Grave Matters: Local site offers green burials

August 3, 2013 Angela Coffey already has made many decisions about what will happen to her after she dies. more »»

Final salute

July 25, 2013 Veterans and historical groups and families across the nation are facing road blocks as they try to bring official recognition to their long-dead ancestors. In 2009, the U.S. more »»

Waterford area cemetery dates back to 1700s

July 13, 2013 WATERFORD — Coming from humble beginnings in Rhode Island, he would grow up, determined to make something of himself, and become one of Waterford’s most prominent citizens in the 19th century. more »»

Grave matters: What happens if you have to move a grave?

July 3, 2013 Without a new location to rest in peace, a few Williamstown residents might have been lost forever to history under a major highway project. more »»

Grave Matters: Odd stories passed down

June 29, 2013 SALEM TWP. — Memories of the Mt. more »»

Bartlett, Cutler’s past

June 21, 2013 FAIRFIELD TWP. — It takes a while to get there, but it’s well worth the drive. more »»

Grave matters: Waterford's Nixon Cemetery

June 15, 2013 WATERTOWN TOWNSHIP — Tucked in a remote corner of a large property of rolling, green hills overlooking Wolf Creek is the final resting place of at least seven members of the Nixon family that once... more »»

Grave matters: Barlow Twp. burial ground

June 7, 2013 BARLOW TWP.—Less than a dozen scattered headstones, most from the 19th century, make up a small cemetery on a big plot at the edge of Barlow Township. more »»

Grave matters: Ashes to ashes...

June 1, 2013 Faced with the always difficult decisions surrounding a loved one's death, more and more people are opting to go with the highly customizable and cost efficient cremation process. more »»

Wade Cemetery opened in 1821 with 1 burial

May 16, 2013 INDEPENDENCE TWP. — Independence Township’s Wade Cemetery was established with the death of one woman in 1821. “The death and burial of Nancy Rea Sr. more »»

Grave matters: Discovery in Waterford added to collection at Beverly museum

May 11, 2013 WATERFORD—The entrance to the Oliver Tucker Museum in Beverly might seem like an odd place for the headstone of notable Waterford farmer and soldier Rotheus Hayward, who died in 1842 at the age of 60. more »»

Barlow Twp. cemetery full of stories

May 2, 2013 The Barnett Ridge Cemetery along Barnett Ridge Road in Barlow Township isn’t the area’s largest graveyard, but some interesting figures are buried there. more »»

Hidden graves an ongoing issue

April 25, 2013 Although written records date the earliest burials in Valley Cemetery at nearly 180 years ago, some unmarked graves there could be several years olde. more »»

Grave matters: Putting together the pieces on marker

April 20, 2013 A grave monument for a man who died more than 150 years ago may provide another clue to the final resting place of three Revolutionary War veterans and others interred before him. more »»

Preserving our history: Tombstone restoration

April 13, 2013 Marietta and Washington County is rich with history, and residents need look no further than local cemeteries to find historical figures and accomplishments unique to the area, that made Marietta a... more »»

Honoring the memory of a young soldier

April 4, 2013 AURELIUS Twp. —Several trees have stubbornly overtaken some of the graves resting inside the Atkinson Cemetery, just south of Macksburg on Ohio 821. more »»

Riverview Cemetery unique

March 28, 2013 WILLIAMSTOWN—It’s not the oldest graveyard in the Valley, but Williamstown’s Riverview Cemetery may be one of the most popular, according to Pat Peoples who, along with husband, Bill, took ownership... more »»



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