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Forest Hill Union Cemetery
Piqua, Miami County, Ohio
Forest Hill Union Cemetery, Piqua, OH
GPS: 40.165038, -84.258457
8660 N. State Route 66
Piqua, OH 45356
Published: January 29, 2020
Total records: 4,088
Forest Hill Union Cemetery is owned by the Forest Hill Joint Cemetery District.
Forest Hill Union Cemetery goes back to 1868 when officials from Washington Township and the City of Piqua purchased nearly 95 acres from Jacob Schmidlapp for a sum of $14,512.50. It held its first burial the same year, that of Sarah Barnett. In 1880, the Township and City purchased additional land from Jacob Schmidlapp.
In 1904, the Forest Hill Cemetery board of trustees by purchased the present-day St. Joseph section located in the far northeast are of the cemetery. At the time it was owned and operated by the Catholic Church.
As of today there are an estimated 29,500 burials and over 27,000 monuments.
Records linked below were acquired from the Forest Hill Joint Cemetery District on January 28, 2020. Dates of burial range from 1830 to 2020. Note that while the cemetery estimates there are 29,500 burials, it only has electronic records on 4,088 as of this writing...
- Forest Hill Union Cemetery, List of Plot Owners, sorted by Plot, (376 KB)
- Forest Hill Union Cemetery, List of Plot Owners, sorted by Name, (372 KB)
Piqua Veterans Memorial Park
Established in 1991, the Piqua Veterans Memorial Park lists the names of local area veterans, living or deceased. Each name is presented on a brick. The Memorial Park is located on the other side Washington Avenue from the cemetery, at the intersection with State Route 66.