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Near Essex in Union County, Ohio — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
 

Cheney Cemetery Veterans Memorial

Secluded Rural Setting

 
 
Cheney Cemetery Veterans Memorial Marker image. Click for full size.
By Rev. Ronald Irick, May 19, 2016
1. Cheney Cemetery Veterans Memorial Marker
Side A
Inscription.  Side A
Veterans
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
Side B
Veterans
Jesse Chapman Pvt Co F 31st Reg OVI
Ebenezer Cheney Ohio Militia Army
Thomas Patrick
 
Erected 2001.
 
Topics. This historical marker memorial is listed in these topic lists: War of 1812War, US CivilWar, US RevolutionaryWars, 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 (approx.
Cheney Cemetery Veterans Memorial Marker image. Click for full size.
By Rev. Ronald Irick, May 19, 2016
2. Cheney Cemetery Veterans Memorial Marker
Side B
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3.1 miles away); 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.)
 
Cheney Cemetery Veterans Memorial Marker image. Click for full size.
By Rev. Ronald Irick, May 19, 2016
3. Cheney Cemetery Veterans Memorial Marker
Top stone has names of all persons buried in the cemetery. The bottom section has names of Veterans, on both sides
Cheney Cemetery Veterans Memorial Marker image. Click for full size.
By Rev. Ronald Irick, May 19, 2016
4. Cheney Cemetery Veterans Memorial Marker
Marker and cemetery are WAY BACK behind farm fields, along the creek.
 
 
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 299 times since then and 24 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.

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