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Botzum Cemetery
(Northampton Township)
Ohio USA

Established: Late 1700's

Location: On north side of Yellow Creek Rd just west of junction with W Bath Rd

Responsible Party: Cuyahoga Falls Cemetery Operations, 2310 Second St, Cuyahoga Falls, OH 44221 - 330-971-8446

Status: Closed

History: One of the earliest cemeteries established in this area, Botzum is believed to have contained 150-175 graves at one time. Over the years, sandstone tombstones eroded due to weather and wandering livestock pushed over many stones. Today, there are no records of who is buried here and only a handful remain identifiable. The community of Botzum was purchased by the city of Akron in 1927 and no trace of it remains.

Readings: Information included in Lest We Forget, 2007





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