& LOCAL HISTORY COLLECTIONS
Cemetery inscriptions cover the
following areas: Lake County [except Fairport Cemetery and St. Mary's Cemetery
in Painesville], compiled 1926-1929; St. Mary's Cemetery, Painesville, compiled
1983; and Riverside Cemetery, Painesville, compiled 1990-1995.
The Lake County
Genealogical Society, A Chapter of the Ohio Genealogical Society has been
working on several projects to benefit those researching in Lake County.
One of these projects is reading the gravestones all over Lake County. The
townships, as they were about 1840, were read in alphabetical order. Cemetery
histories and descriptions have been provided. Complete stone inscriptions are
included along with stone condition, flag holders, emblems and decorations.
To access this database follow this link to the Lake
County Genealogical Society website.
Sexton records available for
Painesville include Washington Street Cemetery, 1847-1865, and Evergreen
Cemetery, 1860-1908, and 1909-1952 [index only]. The City of Painesville
has an online
Master Index to Evergreen Cemetery Burials 1860-1992.
Links to other local records:
RECORDS, CEMETERY RECORDS, CENSUS
ENUMERATIONS, CHURCH RECORDS, CITY
DIRECTORIES, DEATH RECORDS,
HIGH SCHOOL AND
COLLEGE YEARBOOKS, MAPS AND ATLASES,
MILITARY RECORDS, NATURALIZATION,
PROBATE AND WILLS and
Page last updated 21 MARCH 2013.