Glenville Cemetery

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Glenville Cemetery
Also known as:  Temple on the Heights Cemetery

The cemetery is located on the north side of Shaw Avenue at its intersection with E 131st Street.

The cemetery is located in city of Beachwood, Cuyahoga County, Ohio, and is # 2560 (Glenville Cemetery / Temple on the Heights Cemetery) in “Ohio Cemeteries 1803-2003”, compiled by the Ohio Genealogical Society.

The U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) Geographic Names Information System (GNIS) feature ID for the cemetery is 1040919 (Glenville Cemetery / Temple on the Heights Cemetery).

The Hungarian B'nai Jeshurun Congregational Church Cemetery was established in 1883 on the western edge of Cleveland on what was called Gravel Road renamed Shaw. In 1906 The Cleveland short Line Railroad construction would intersect through the middle of the cemetery and a five acre plot was acquired immediately west of the rail line. Morris Amster, a trustee of the congregation and nine laborers moved the graves and by mid 1907 three hundred bodies were moved to the new cemetery Now known as Glenville cemetery. The congregation now worships at the Temple on the Heights - Buried beneath Cleveland - William G Krejci

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GPS Coordinates: 41.5419, -81.5925

  • Added: 2 Jan 2000
  • Find A Grave Cemetery: #41084