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Woodland Cemetery and Arboretum is one of the oldest garden cemeteries in the United States. Woodland was incorporated in 1842 by John Whitten Van Cleve, the first male child born in Dayton. He was the son of Benjamin Van Cleve and Mary Whitten Van Cleve. Located on one of the highest point in Dayton, the cemetery provides a beautiful view of the city. The first interment occured in July 1843.
Additional information available including tombstone transcription - Montgomery County Chapter OGS Cemetery Book Volume I Book B - Mad River Township (Now Dayton), Woodland Cemetery (Four-book set)
Supplement Only - This supplement was published in 2006 and includes burials since the original four-book set was published in 2001.
These books are available at the Dayton Metro Library, Genealogy Department
Coming Soon - These books will be available for purchase in our Store.