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
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. Touch for map. 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. Marker is at or near this postal address: 13243 St Rt 739, Richwood OH 43344, United States of America.
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. 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 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 marker. 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.)
Categories. • War of 1812 • War, US Civil • War, US Revolutionary • Wars, US Indian •
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on May 21, 2016, by Rev. Ronald Irick of West Liberty, Ohio. This page has been viewed 161 times since then and 40 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.