Near Essex in Union County, Ohio — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
Cheney Cemetery Veterans Memorial
Secluded Rural Setting
Henry Bennett Pvt War of 1812 Army
Benjamin Carter Pvt War of 1812 Army
Jason Chapman War of 1812 Army Militia
Benjamin F. Roberts Pvt Co F 31st Reg OVI
Allen B. Roberts Co F 31st Reg OVI
Abner K. Elliott Co H 82nd Reg OVI
Jesse Chapman Pvt Co F 31st Reg OVI
Ebenezer Cheney Ohio Militia Army
Topics. This historical marker and memorial is listed in these topic lists: War of 1812 • War, US Civil • War, US Revolutionary • Wars, US Indian. A significant historical year for this entry is 1812.
Location. 40° 28.593′ N, 83° 19.187′ W. Marker is near Essex, Ohio, in Union County. Marker can be reached from Ohio Route 739. Marker is back long lane, about ½ mile south of St Rt 739 on the north bank of Rush Creek, just west of Essex, Ohio. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 13243 St Rt 739, Richwood OH 43344, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 8 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. North Union District Veterans' Memorial Monument Richwood Opera House and Town Hall (approx. 3.7 miles away); Bethlehem Claibourne Veterans Memorial (approx. 5.9 miles away); Greenville Treaty Boundary Line (approx. 5.9 miles away); Green Camp (approx. 6.9 miles away); Prospect State Route 47 Bridge (approx. 7 miles away); Prospect War Memorial (approx. 7.2 miles away); Byhalia School Veterans Memorial (approx. 7.4 miles away).
More about this memorial. This was a long neglected cemetery, which was cleaned up and restored. Original stones were reset as possible. The large monument was constructed to record ALL names, but to especially recognize the Veterans.
Also see . . . Restoration of Cheney Cemetery. (Submitted on May 22, 2016, by Rev. Ronald Irick of West Liberty, Ohio.)
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on May 21, 2016, by Rev. Ronald Irick of West Liberty, Ohio. This page has been viewed 325 times since then and 17 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on May 21, 2016, by Rev. Ronald Irick of West Liberty, Ohio. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.