While we're in Cleveland, Mom and I are going to have a mother-daughter lunch and field trip with her second cousin and my third cousin (also mother-daughter) to visit our shared relatives.
Our first stop will be Monroe Street Cemetery in Ohio City to visit my Great Great Grandfather:
|Front entrance to Monroe Street Cemetery|
From this blog post I learned that the interment records for the public cemeteries in Cleveland are indexed and online. On the Cleveland District Round Table site, I accessed the Cleveland City Cemetery Index to find the record on my Great Great Grandfather, Theodore, who died in 1891.
Here is the index listing:
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|zoomed in on the detail|
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Close by the Monroe Street Cemetery is the Cuyahoga County Archives, which might be worth a visit. Especially since I'm pretty sure Mom is not going to be sold on the "Typhoid Malaria" cause of death listed at the cemetery.
Some records of interest:Coming next week - Part 2 of our plans. Stay tuned!
Tax Duplicates, 1819 to present (not inclusive) Common Pleas Journals, 1810-1943 (not inclusive), originals; microfilm in the office of the Clerk of Courts
Marriage license applications, 1831-1875, originals; microfilm in the Probate Court
Divorce case files, 1876-1882, Court of Common Pleas; also, Ohio Supreme Court records, 1811-1858, and Court of Common Pleas Special Docket files, 1876-1922
Naturalization records, 1818-1971, Court of Common Pleas; also, Probate Court naturalization records, 1852-1901
Death records, 1868-1908, originals, index; microfilm in the Probate Court List of Electors, 1893-1945, Board of Elections
Coroner's case files, 1833-1900 (not inclusive)
Probate Court Estate case files, 1813-1913