Alternate Names: Shade Road Cemetery
Established: Earliest known burial dates from circa 1861.
Current Status: Closed, maintained
Original Township: Bath
Directions: On the south side of Shade Road, west of Revere Road. Residence next to the cemetery is 2902 Shade Road.
Contact: Bath Township Trustees
3864 W. Bath Road
Akron, Ohio 44333
History: This small cemetery was used for burials from 1861 up until about 1937. Among those interred here are five veterans of the Civil War.
Families buried here: CARVER, COVER, HARDESTY, HARRIS, LUTZ, MILLER, SHOEMAKER
Chapter Publications: Cemeteries of Summit Co., OH, Vol. 1, Summit Co. Chapter OGS, 1978 [inscriptions] The original volume is available in the Special Collections Dept. of the Akron-Summit County Public Library (Main Branch) as well as many other local libraries.
This cemetery was read by Mrs. Joseph Weaver in 1976 and rechecked in 1978. The cemetery inscriptions have been updated and were published in the 2009 publication: "Bath Township Cemeteries".
The Summit County Chapter, OGS welcomes new information about our county's cemeteries. If you have any information on this cemetery or any other cemetery in the county, please contact the Chapter at: firstname.lastname@example.org