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Mimi-Malcolm

Sylvania Area Historical Society board member Mimi Malcolm inspects the inscription on a tombstone while talking about the Sylvania Association Cemetery as she walks through the area on Saturday, Jan. 19, 2012. When she started doing genealogical research in 1995 Malcolm realized she has ties to several of the founding families in the Sylvania area.

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General-David-White

General David White, the co-founder of Sylvania, is buried in the Sylvania Association in Sylvania. Many members of the area's founding families are laid to rest in the cemetery, though city and church records don't always match up as to who is buried where.

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Sylvania Area Historical Society board member Mimi Malcolm talks about her family's ties to the the Sylvania Association Cemetery.

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Mimi Malcolm said graves in the cemetery date back to the early 1800s, but there are several unmarked graves dating back even further.

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A grave marker placed the foot of a tombstone was uncovered during a tour of the Sylvania Association Cemetery in Sylvania.

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