Cemetery notes and/or description: Located in Hicksville Township, on SR 18, just north of Hicksville. The old section is on the south side of the road, and the new section on the north side.
This active cemetery has burials dating from 1844, although the 2.5 acres that constitute the old section of the cemetery were purchased in 1870. The cemetery is now 11 acres in size.
The cemetery is located in Hicksville Township, Defiance County, Ohio, and is # 2827 (New Forest Home Cemetery / Forest Home Cemetery) and # 2828 (Old Forest Home Cemetery) in “Ohio Cemeteries 1803-2003”, compiled by the Ohio Genealogical Society.
The cemetery is registered with the Ohio Division of Real Estate and Professional Licensing (ODRE) as Hicksville Union Cemetery with registration license number CGR.2007006408.
The U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) Geographic Names Information System (GNIS) feature ID for the cemetery is 1040566 (Forest Home Cemetery / New Forest Home Cemetery).