Ohio, Columbus, Union Cemetery, Burial Records - FamilySearch Historical Records

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Ohio, Columbus, Union Cemetery, Burial Records, ca. 1878-1980
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Columbus, Franklin, Ohio, 
United States
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Record Description
Record Type Union Cemetery, Burial Records
Collection years 1878-1980
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Union Cemetery Association, Columbus, Ohio


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  • The name of the deceased
  • Age
  • Race
  • Burial Date
  • Location of burial plot
  • The Undertaker

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  • Approximate death date

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