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Manchester Founders Cemetery side or marker image, Touch for more information
By J. J. Prats, June 13, 2019
Manchester Founders Cemetery side or marker
1Ohio (Adams County), Manchester — 13-1 — Israel Donalson / Manchester Founders CemeteryMember of the First Constitutional Convention of Ohio / 1791-1888
Israel Donalson, member of the First Constitutional Convention of Ohio. In May 1800, Congress passed an act building the Northwest Territory, with the western division becoming Indiana Territory and the eastern called the Territory of the . . . — Map (db m136539) HM
2Ohio (Adams County), West Union — 14-1 — Lafferty Funeral Collection
The William Lafferty Memorial Funeral and Carriage Collection shows the development of the funeral business since the mid-1800s through an exhibit of caskets, funeral clothing, and hearses collected and preserved by James William . . . — Map (db m135347) HM
3Ohio (Allen County), Cridersville — Mary Shafer
. . . — Map (db m100183) HM
4Ohio (Allen County), Lima — East Cemetery
Former location of East Cemetery relocated in 1996 to Greenlawn Cemetery American Township. In 1832 John East of Pickaway County came to Allen County with his wife, Elizabeth Huffer, and family Mary, Isaac, Abraham, Elizabeth, and Samuel. He built . . . — Map (db m105378) HM
5Ohio (Allen County), Lima — Site Of Lima's First Cemeteryand burial place of Pvt. Elijah Stites 1758-1843
Site of Lima's First cemetery and burial place of Pvt. Elijah Stites 1758-1843 Minute Man of the Revolution who served in the Essex County Militia 1st Regiment New Jersey. — Map (db m93047) HM
6Ohio (Allen County), Lima — The Henry Boose Site
In 1959 this area was discovered to be an almost four thousand year old burial ground of the Glacial Kame People-named for the distinctive gravel elevations in which their dead were buried. The area was once a farm owned by Henry Boose, an early . . . — Map (db m78679) HM
7Ohio (Allen County), Spencerville — The Town of Hartford
Do you see the little cemetery to the east, high on the west bank of the Auglaize? It's all that remains of Hartford, thriving town in the 1830's with, it was expected, a bright future, since the new Miami and Erie Canal would one day be serving it- . . . — Map (db m80158) HM
8Ohio (Athens County), Nelsonville — Daniel Nelson
This tablet is erected in honor of Daniel Nelson founder of Nelsonville who donated the ground for the Fort Street Cemetery the Public Square and this lot for School and Meeting House purposes This stone was a part of the doorway . . . — Map (db m37040) HM
9Ohio (Athens County), Nelsonville — Fort Street CemeteryHistorical Site
. . . — Map (db m37283) HM
10Ohio (Athens County), Nelsonville — Unknown Soldier Monument
In Memorial to all Unknown Dead in all Wars Known Only to God — Map (db m37282) HM
11Ohio (Auglaize County), Minster — Cholera Marker
In pious memory of all our cholera victims over 300 especially of the year 1849 Eternal rest grant unto thee O Lord Erected in 1937 — Map (db m100145) HM
12Ohio (Auglaize County), St. Johns — Blackhoof's Last Home
Blackhoof: Born in Florida about 1721. Arriving in this vicinity 1783 - Surnames: Cut-The-We-Ka-Saw or Catahecassa - Principal Chief of Shawnee Indian Nation - erected here in 1822. In a clearing of the vast forest a two story 18'x24' log house - . . . — Map (db m29631) HM
13Ohio (Auglaize County), St. Johns — CatahecassaBlackhoof Memorial
Nearby sleeps Chief (Blackhoof) Catahecassa, last principle chief of the Shawnees prior to their removal to Kansas in 1832. This was Blackhoofs town where he lived and died in Sept. 1831, at the age of 109. He fought with the French against Braddock . . . — Map (db m16971) HM
14Ohio (Belmont County), Barnesville — 8-7 — Captina African Methodist Episcopal Cemetery
This cemetery stands as evidence of a once thriving African American farming community established in the 1820s. With the aid of community leader, Alexander "Sandy" Harper (c.1804-1889), Captina, originally called Guinea, became a stop on the . . . — Map (db m79263) HM
15Ohio (Belmont County), Colerain — Concord Hicksite Friends Meeting House
Colerain Township was the location of the earliest Quaker settlement and the first organized Friends Meeting in Ohio. The first meeting house was built in 1800. The log structure burned and was replaced with this brick building in 1815. . . . — Map (db m89234) HM
16Ohio (Belmont County), Colerain — Josiah Fox1763 - 1847
A Quaker, he wielded great influence in ship design during the early years of our country 1794 clerk, United States War Department 1795- 1798 assistant Navy Constructor 1798- 1801 Navy Constructor and Superintendent of Buildings, Gosport, . . . — Map (db m89226) HM
17Ohio (Belmont County), Martins Ferry — Elizabeth Zane
In memory of Elizabeth Zane whose heroic deed saved Fort Henry in 1782 Erected May 30, 1928 — Map (db m28446) HM
18Ohio (Belmont County), Martins Ferry — Martins Ferry Pioneers
. . . — Map (db m28447) HM
19Ohio (Belmont County), Martins Ferry — 3-7 — Walnut Grove Cemetery
The Walnut Grove Cemetery is the burial place of members of the Zane and Martin families. Their graves lie within the brick enclosure. The cemetery is also the resting-place of many early Martins Ferry residents, including veterans of the . . . — Map (db m28444) HM
20Ohio (Brown County), Fayetteville — Vera Cruz WW II MemorialSt. Angela Merici Parish
In honor of God and in memory of the members of ths parish who served in World War II Flischel, Robert E. killed in action December 31, 1944 (38 names) — Map (db m95538) WM
21Ohio (Butler County), Fairfield — Ezekiel Walker - Revolutionary War Soldier
Sergeant • Northern Continental Army Captain James Osgood’s Company of Rangers enlisted July 15, 1775 born February 22, 1745, in Rumsford, NH died July 22, 1823 in Butler Co., OH marker placed by John Reily Chapter, NSDAR and . . . — Map (db m116555) HM WM
22Ohio (Butler County), Fairfield — 42-9 — Miami Chapel Cemetery / Fair Play
Miami Chapel Cemetery. Around 1843, local Methodists organized a new Methodist Episcopal church at Fair Play and later erected a brick chapel. The congregation was short-lived, however, and fell into decline after one of its leading members, . . . — Map (db m158422) HM
23Ohio (Butler County), Hamilton — Symmes MonumentHollow Earth Theory
- “I declare the earth is hollow and habitable within,” said John Cleves Symmes in summarizing his “Theory of Concentric Spheres and Solar Voids” to a doubting scientific world in the early 1820’s. His theory is commemorated . . . — Map (db m116622) HM
24Ohio (Butler County), Hamilton — The Hollow Earth MonumentGrave of Capt. John Cleve Symmes
Capt. John Cleves Symmes as a philosopher, and the originator of ‘Symmes Theory of Concentric Spheres and Polar voids.’ He contended that the Earth is hollow and habitable within. Capt. John C. Symmes a Native of New . . . — Map (db m116618) HM
25Ohio (Butler County), Middletown — Middletown Veterans Memorial
Honoring all Veterans in times of peace and war [Includes an Honor Roll of] Area Veterans Who Died in the Service of Their Country Dedicated July 4, 2004 — Map (db m29991) HM
26Ohio (Butler County), Middletown — Middletown World War II Memorial Chapel & Plaza
Dedicated by the grateful citizens of Middletown to the members of the armed services who gave their lives to preserve the American ideals of liberty justice and democracy World War II Memorial This plot contains a cross for . . . — Map (db m29979) HM
27Ohio (Butler County), Miltonville — 5-9 — Village of Miltonville
The village of Miltonville, located along the banks of Elk Creek, was platted in 1816 by George Bennett, Theophilus Eaglesfield, and Richard V. V. Crane. The creek served two grist mills, one built around 1804 and operated by a free black, Bambo . . . — Map (db m28776) HM
28Ohio (Butler County), Oxford — 33-9 — Bunker Hill Universalist Church/Bunker Hill Cemetery
(side A) Bunker Hill Universalist Church The Bunker Hill Society was organized about 1845 and fellowshipped in 1854. A frame meeting house, capable of seating 300, was dedicated in 1855. Thirty people united with the church . . . — Map (db m107789) HM
29Ohio (Butler County), Oxford — 34- 9 — Indian Creek Baptist ChurchThe Indian Creek Pioneer Burial Ground
Side A The Indian Creek Regular Baptist Church was established in 1810 as an arm of the Little Cedar Creek Church of Brookville, Indiana. The congregation purchased three acres of land for a burial ground and church and built a log structure . . . — Map (db m120291) HM
30Ohio (Butler County), Oxford — 24- 9 — Stillwell’s Corners
side A A cemetery was established on the site in 1811 and became the final resting place for many of the area's early pioneer families. The Hanover Township Trustees obtained title to the land in 1823 from John and Anna Farnsworth, and it . . . — Map (db m97814) HM
31Ohio (Butler County), Oxford — 23-9 — The Restoration Movement / Doty Settlement Cemetery
Side A: The Restoration Movement In the early years of the nineteenth century, a religious unrest known as the Second Great Awakening spread across much of the American frontier. Among the most influential of the evolving religious . . . — Map (db m24051) HM
32Ohio (Butler County), Shandon — 17-9 — Paddy's Run
The foundation for the first Welsh settlement in Ohio was laid on June 29, 1801, when William and Morgan Gwilym purchased land in what is now Morgan Township at the Cincinnati Land Office. The Welsh, who settled in Pennsylvania beginning in the late . . . — Map (db m23991) HM
33Ohio (Butler County), Trenton — 18-9 — The Village of Trenton / The Elk Creek Baptist Church and Cemetery
Side A: The Village of Trenton Platted 1816. Incorporated as Village 1895. Became a city 1971 Trenton's founder, Michael Pearce, came to the area in 1801. The original village of 33 lots was named Bloomfield. When the post office was . . . — Map (db m28792) HM
34Ohio (Champaign County), Cable — Jacob and Martha Boggs Johnson1805- 1905 — Century Farm, from Indian Cabin —
This memorial is in memory of Jacob and Martha Boggs Johnson, and marks the spot where the Indian cabin stood Into which they moved April 1. 1805. With other pioneers they came as the Indians departed and worthily bore their part in subduing . . . — Map (db m127297) HM
35Ohio (Champaign County), Cable — 28-11 — Lincoln Funeral Train
President Abraham Lincoln's assassination on April 14, 1865, created a national tragedy, and the nationl mourned as his body was transported by rail from Washington, D.C. back to Springfield, Illinois, where he would be buried. As the nine-car . . . — Map (db m84946) HM
36Ohio (Champaign County), Mechanicsburg — 19-11 — Second Baptist Church
Side A: This site has long served the religious, education, and public interests of the residents of Mechanicsburg. A local Methodist congregation built its first church here in 1820, and the townspeople also used the structure as its . . . — Map (db m13731) HM
37Ohio (Champaign County), North Lewisburg — 20- 11 — Friends Church / Friends Cemetery
Friends Church Among the earliest settlers to Rush Township were members of the Religious Society of Friends or Quakers, who emigrated from the eastern states, mostly Pennsylvania and North Carolina. At first religious services were held in . . . — Map (db m86266) HM
38Ohio (Champaign County), Urbana — Capt. Simon Kenton
The Grave of Capt. Simon Kenton 1755 - 1836 Revolutionary War Soldier Clark Illinois Regiment, Virginia State Troops Brigadier General of the Ohio Militia - 1812 Inscription on Gravestone: In Memory of Gen. Simon . . . — Map (db m38277) HM
39Ohio (Champaign County), Urbana — 3-11 — In Memory of Simon Kenton
Simon Kenton who is buried here. During the Revolutionary War he frequently served as scout under George Rogers Clark and later praised Clark for his role in saving the Kentucky settlements. Kenton's Indian captivity of 1778-79 acquainted him with . . . — Map (db m34088) HM
40Ohio (Champaign County), Urbana — 12- 11 — Kings Creek Baptist Church
Side A The founders of what would become the Kings Creek Baptist Church first met on June 29, 1805 in the log home of local residents James and Ann Turner. The Baptist congregation continued to meet in people's homes until 1816 when . . . — Map (db m84858) HM
41Ohio (Champaign County), Urbana — 31-11 — President Lincoln’s Funeral Train in Urbana
(Side A) The nine-car funeral train for President Abraham Lincoln departed Washington, D.C. on April 21, 1865. It arrived in Urbana on April 29 at 10:40p.m. Urbana’s citizens erected an arch of evergreens and flowers near the station . . . — Map (db m84960) HM
42Ohio (Champaign County), Urbana — C22X — Simon KentonOhio Revolutionary Memorial Trail
1755 - Simon Kenton - 1836 »»«« In Oakland Cemetery, one mile east,is the grave and monument of Simon Kenton, pioneer, soldier, Indian scout. Also, "The Indian Hunter," by J.Q.A.Ward, noted sculptor and native of . . . — Map (db m44106) HM
43Ohio (Champaign County), West Liberty — 10-11 — Mt. Tabor Church / Mt. Tabor Cemetery
Mt. Tabor Church Side A: The first Mt. Tabor Church, a log meetinghouse, was erected on this site in 1816. It stood on land originally selected by Griffith and Martha Evans for a graveyard at the death of their daughter circa 1812. Deeds show . . . — Map (db m13769) HM
44Ohio (Champaign County), Westville — 18-11 — Harvey Haddix
Baseball great Harvey Haddix was born on September 18, 1925, and grew up on a farm just south of Westville. He attended Westville School until March 1940 and played his first organized baseball at this site. Entering Major League Baseball in 1952, . . . — Map (db m13888) HM
45Ohio (Champaign County), Woodstock — Cushman Monument
Roll of Honor of Woodstock Precinct (147 names) recorded by Warren Cushman Sculptor- 1895. Uncle George Gifford was a soldier in the 134 O.V.I. 1864 Bro. Charles Cushman The first man that offered to go to war to the . . . — Map (db m85202) WM
46Ohio (Champaign County), Woodstock — 24-11 — Lincoln Funeral Train
President Abraham Lincoln's assassination on April 14, 1865, created a national tragedy, and the nation mourned as his body was transported by rail from Washington, D.C. back to Springfield, Illinois, where he would be buried. On its way the Funeral . . . — Map (db m84945) HM
47Ohio (Clark County), Enon — Adena Mound Enon Ohio1200 BC - 1000 AD — National Historic Site —
This Adena Mound is the second largest conical mound in Ohio. These large conical mounds are believed to be Adena while the many small or effigy mounds are Hopewell, a later culture. This mound is the property of the Village of Enon. . . . — Map (db m100536) HM
48Ohio (Clark County), Enon — Mad River Township Civil War Memorial
In memory of the Patriots of Mad River Township who died for the Union. 1865. — Map (db m13302) HM
49Ohio (Clark County), Springfield — Asa Smith Bushnell1834 - 1904
Asa Smith Bushnell, born in Rome, New York, settles in Springfield in 1850. After serving in the Civil War, Bushnell begins to work for a company partially owned by Benjamin Warder, eventually becoming a partner, now the Warder, Bushnell, and . . . — Map (db m81955) HM
50Ohio (Clark County), Springfield — Asbury Methodist Church — Memories in rural Clark County, Ohio —
Site of Asbury Methodist Church 1840- 1907 — Map (db m79498) HM
51Ohio (Clark County), Springfield — Clark County Revolutionary War Memorial
In memory of the men buried in Clark County who fought in the American Revolution 1775 - 1783 Lt. John Bancroft • Jacob Ellsworth William McIntire • Frederick Brown Samuel Lippincott Sr. • James Kelly Corneilus Toland • Isaac . . . — Map (db m28796) HM
52Ohio (Clark County), Springfield — Eliza D. Stewart1816 - 1908
"Mother Stewart" as she is affectionately called, is the pioneering spirit behind the local and statewide temperance movement. In 1858 she lectures on and promotes temperance for the "Good Templars Society". During the Civil War she serves the . . . — Map (db m81938) HM
53Ohio (Clark County), Springfield — James Leffel1806 - 1866
Springfield's "first inventor", born in Virginia, brings a genius previously unparalleled in the history of our community. His passion for the use of the abundant water supply in the area accelerates Springfield into the early beginnings of the . . . — Map (db m81932) HM
54Ohio (Clark County), Springfield — Jeremiah Warder and Ann Aston Warder1780 - 1849 and 1781 - 1871
Jeremiah and his wife Ann, wealthy Quakers from Philadelphia, arrive in Springfield in 1830 to claim extensive acreage inherited from his late father’s estate. That same year, he purchases from the estate the village of Lagonda consisting of . . . — Map (db m81890) HM
55Ohio (Clark County), Springfield — John Dick1834 - 1906
John Dick, born in Aryshire, Scotland and educated at the Royal Botanical Gardens in Edinburgh, comes to the United States with his family in 1854 spending several years working on Long Island laying out the park system. He later moves to . . . — Map (db m81892) HM
56Ohio (Clark County), Springfield — John Ludlow1810 - 1883
Affectionately called by some, “The Father of Ferncliff Cemetery”, John Ludlow is a member of an early pioneer family in Clark County, eventually becoming a well-known pharmacist. In 1851, he is elected as a director of the Springfield . . . — Map (db m81896) HM
57Ohio (Clark County), Springfield — Oliver Smith Kelly1824 - 1904
O. S. Kelly grows up on a farm in Greene Township of Clark County later turning his efforts into carpentry trade. In 1852, Kelly temporarily leaves his family to seek his fortune in the California gold rush building dwellings for the miners, . . . — Map (db m82050) HM
58Ohio (Clark County), Springfield — Union Soldiers Monument
[Title is text] — Map (db m81872) WM
59Ohio (Clark County), Springfield — United States Colored TroopsInterred Fern Cliff Cemetery - Springfield Ohio
“Once let the black man get upon his person the brass letter, U.S., let him get an eagle on his button, and a musket on his shoulder and bullets in his pocket, there is no power upon earth that can deny that he has earned the right to full . . . — Map (db m157058) HM WM
60Ohio (Clark County), Springfield — War Memorial
Dedicated to the honor and glory of all veterans of Clark County who have so nobly served their country in all its wars and who, by offering their last full measure of devotion, have purchased freedom for our beloved nation A.D. . . . — Map (db m81873) WM
61Ohio (Clark County), Springfield — William Whiteley1834 - 1911
Known nationwide as the “Reaper King”, William Whiteley places Springfield on the map with his innovative improvements of Cyrus McCormack’s reaper. A born machinist with an inventive mind, Whiteley is constantly seeking ways to improve . . . — Map (db m82049) HM
62Ohio (Clermont County), Bethel — 2-13 — Early Settlers Burial Ground
Resting here among other pioneers are: Obed Denham, native of Plainfield, New Jersey, donor of this plot, founder of Bethel in 1798, and pioneer abolitionist; Thomas Morris, antislavery leader, veteran state legislator, U.S. senator . . . — Map (db m99989) HM
63Ohio (Clermont County), Cincinnati — Mt. Moriah Cemetery
The Union Township Trustees operate and maintain the cemetery. It is situated on land purchased in 1800 by Withamsville founder, Maurice Witham. Interred here are some prominent pioneers and citizens - - the Witham family, Indian fighter . . . — Map (db m99695) HM
64Ohio (Clermont County), Felicity — Edgington Mound
This burial mound was built during the time period 1000 B.C. to 400 A.D. Because the 15 foot 9 inch mound is conical shaped, it is believed to have been built by the Adenda Culture. It is 133 feet in diameter at the base. The mound received its . . . — Map (db m99947) HM
65Ohio (Clermont County), Loveland — Charlie Henry RichThe Tombstone
Here lies Charlie Henry Rich who dealt “Aces and Eights” to Wild Bill Hickok in the Blackhills of Deadwood South Dakota in No. 10 Saloon August 2, 1876 — Map (db m99468) HM
66Ohio (Clermont County), Loveland — The Ramsey/Paxton Cemetery
Col. Thomas Paxton (1739-1813) served with General George Washington at Valley Forge in 1777 and with General Anthony Wayne at the Battle of Fallen Timbers in 1794. This was the last major fight against the Indians before Ohio became a state in . . . — Map (db m99423) HM
67Ohio (Clermont County), Milford — Greenlawn Cemeterycirca 1811
Philip Gatch, 1751 – 1834, established the cemetery on his farm when his wife Elizabeth died in 1811. Originally this was a site of a Hopewell Indian mound building culture. In his will, Gatch gave his sons discretion to open the cemetery . . . — Map (db m99618) HM
68Ohio (Clermont County), New Richmond — 8-13 — Mt. Zion Chapel / Mt. Zion Cemetery - Lafayette School
Mt. Zion Chapel The Mount Zion Chapel of the Christian Church was built in 1872 on this hill adjacent to the members' cemetery outside of Clermontville. The site was part of a two-acre parcel that had been secured from the farm of William R. . . . — Map (db m99887) HM
69Ohio (Clermont County), Williamsburg — Stepping StonePioneer Artifact at Historic Site
This is the stepping stone from Revolutionary War veteran Adam Fisher’s log cabin. After the war he and his family came to Kentucky and then about 1799 moved across the Ohio River to settle between Little Indian Creek and what is now route 743 . . . — Map (db m95614) HM
70Ohio (Clermont County), Williamsburg — 29 — Williamsburg Township CemeteryClermont County, Ohio Freedom Trail — National Underground Railroad Network to Freedom —
{Titles are marker text}Map (db m108588) HM
71Ohio (Clinton County), Blanchester — 2-14 — Garrison Corner Community
Side A Descendants of Lemuel Garrison Sr., a Revolutionary War soldier, were among the first Europeans to own and settle land at Garrison Corner (intersection of State Route 123 and Shawnee Trace) . Garrison Cemetery burials took place from . . . — Map (db m121044) HM WM
72Ohio (Clinton County), Sabina — 4-14 — Beam Farm Mound
Built by people of the Adena or Hopewell cultures during the Early to Middle Woodland era (circa 800 B.C - 500 A.D), the Beam Farm Mound, 1200 feet northwest, has stood on the uplands overlooking Anderson Fork for two thousand years. Notable among . . . — Map (db m121070) HM
73Ohio (Clinton County), Wilmington — Chester Township Veterans Memorial
Dedicated to those Veterans interred here who sacrificed so much that we might remain free (87 names on front, 88 names on back including “the Unknown Soldier”) This monument is given in memory of our Veterans past and . . . — Map (db m106400) WM
74Ohio (Clinton County), Wilmington — Unknown Union SoldierSimple Marker in a Secluded Rural Cemetery
Unknown Union Soldier KIA Civil War 1861- 1865 “Here rests in honored glory an American Soldier known but to God” — Map (db m144519) WM
75Ohio (Columbiana County), East Liverpool — 12-15 — Riverview Cemetery
(front) Envisioned as a rural cemetery with careful attention to landscaping design and symmetrical lots, the Riverview Cemetery was established in 1883 on forty acres of land. The chapel was a gift to Riverview from the Grand Army of the . . . — Map (db m49715) HM
76Ohio (Columbiana County), Salineville — 52 — Monroeville-In A Trap — John Hunt Morgan Heritage Trail —
By July 26, 1863, Brigadier General John Hunt Morgan was in a race that was rapidly coming to an end. Union pursuers seemed to be everywhere as the Confederates worked their way north from Nebo (near present-day Bergholz). After passing through . . . — Map (db m111195) HM
77Ohio (Coshocton County), Plainfield — 4-16 — Plainfield Cemetery
This cemetery, established in 1810, is the final resting place of many of the founders of Plainfield and Linton Township. Besides the early date of its founding, it is notable for the number of armed forces veterans interred here, who represent . . . — Map (db m15275) HM
78Ohio (Coshocton County), Warsaw — Franklin J. FischerAddition — Opened in September, 1999 —
This fifteen-acre addition to the Valley View Cemetery was purchased in 1998 from Robert Bailey. The addition is named for Franklin J. Fischer because of his dedication, commitment, and service to the Valley View Cemetery for fifty years (from . . . — Map (db m14727) HM
79Ohio (Crawford County), Sulphur Springs — Remembering Our Veterans of Early Wars
In every war, the nation has used men from this community. This significant mound, once covered with flowers, and now flags, is dedicated to the Nations dead, which insures that no soldier is forgotten on Memorial Day. Adam Link, one of the . . . — Map (db m94790) WM
80Ohio (Cuyahoga County), Bay Village — 26-18 — Lakeside Cemetery
Laid out in 1814, Lakeside Cemetery became the first public burying ground in Dover Township, an area that now includes Bay Village, Westlake, and the northern portion of North Olmsted. Reuben Osborn 1778-1860) arrived in Dover on October 10, . . . — Map (db m134277) HM
81Ohio (Cuyahoga County), Berea — 93-18 — Adams Street Cemetery
Known as the “village Cemetery,” this was Berea’s main burial ground from 1834 to the 1880s. However, in 1886, the Cleveland Stone Co. purchased quarries adjacent to the cemetery, where Coe Lake is today. Quarrying had already . . . — Map (db m134166) HM
82Ohio (Cuyahoga County), Cleveland — Adella Prentiss Hughes1869-1950
Sponsored Cleveland performances by the world's best musicians beginning in 1901. Founded the Musical Arts Association in 1915 and the Cleveland Orchestra in 1918. — Map (db m12109) HM
83Ohio (Cuyahoga County), Cleveland — Benjamin Rose1828-1908
Briton, industrialist and philanthropist who came to Cleveland in 1848. Formed the Cleveland Provision Company in 1875, Cleveland's largest meat packer. Pioneered meat shipping using refrigerated cars. Built the Rose Building, E. 9th and Prospect, . . . — Map (db m12116) HM
84Ohio (Cuyahoga County), Cleveland — Burial Place of James A. Garfield
Twentieth President of the United States. Born November 18, 1831 Died September 19, 1881. — Map (db m92892) HM
85Ohio (Cuyahoga County), Cleveland — Carl B. Stokes1927-1996
First African American mayor of a major metropolitan area from 1967-1971 after serving in the Ohio House for six years. Elected municipal judge in 1983, appointed U.S. ambassador to the Republic of the Seychelles in 1994, first black anchor to . . . — Map (db m12108) HM
86Ohio (Cuyahoga County), Cleveland — 90-18 — Erie Street Cemetery
Side A In 1826, when Cleveland's first cemetery closed, Cleveland village trustees paid Leonard Case Sr. one dollar for eight acres of land and dedicated it as the Erie Street Cemetery. Built on what became prime property, the cemetery . . . — Map (db m102722) HM
87Ohio (Cuyahoga County), Cleveland — Ernest R. Ball1878-1927
The composer of "When Irish Eyes are Smiling", "Mother Machree", "A Little Bit of Heaven" and hundreds of other songs well known today. He also wrote musical scores for Broadway shows. — Map (db m12119) HM
88Ohio (Cuyahoga County), Cleveland — 40-18 — Frances Payne Bolton
Frances Payne Bolton (1885-1977) was the first woman from Ohio to serve in the United States Congress. Elected in 1940 to complete the term of her late husband, Chester C. Bolton, Mrs. Bolton represented the 22nd District for 28 years. Her life long . . . — Map (db m11927) HM
89Ohio (Cuyahoga County), Cleveland — Henry A. Sherwin1842-1916
Founded the Sherwin-Williams Company, the world's largest paint and sulfa drug base manufacturer in 1866. The company developed reliable ready mixed paint in 1880, the paint roller in 1944 and washable latex paint in 1950. — Map (db m12095) HM
90Ohio (Cuyahoga County), Cleveland — In Memory of the Teachers and Children Who Lost Their Lives in the Collinwood School Fire
Teachers and Pupils who lost their lives in the Collinwood School Fire, March 4, 1908 Teachers: Grace Fiske, Katherine Weiler Pupils: Ila Adams, Irene Apari, Adelbert Baldwin, Luretta Baldwin, Glenn Barber, Clayton Bell, George Blurm, Floy . . . — Map (db m60759) HM
91Ohio (Cuyahoga County), Cleveland — In Memory of Those Whose Bodies Were Moved From Ontario Street Cemetry to Erie Street Cemetery1826
Name - Age - Date of Death - Grave* Trumble - 32 - Oct. 1813 - 1st Deming Brainard - 25 - Aug. 28, 1824 - 2nd Unknown - - - 3rd Horace Pitkin - 20 - Dec. 20, 1822 - 4th Stephen Gilbert - 34 - Apr. 19, 1808 - 5th Adolphus Spafford - 16 - . . . — Map (db m18036) HM
92Ohio (Cuyahoga County), Cleveland — Jeptha Wade1811-1890
Financier, philanthropist, founder of the Western Union telegraph company in 1856. First president of Lake View Cemetery Association in 1869, donated land to City of Cleveland for Wade Park and co-founded the Case School of Applied Science in 1880. — Map (db m12110) HM
93Ohio (Cuyahoga County), Cleveland — Joseph Carabelli1850-1911
Sculptor, state legislator, founder of the Lake View Granite and Monumental Works in 1879. Called the "Father of Little Italy". He helped found the Alta House. While in the Ohio House of Representatives authored the bill making Columbus Day a legal . . . — Map (db m12107) HM
94Ohio (Cuyahoga County), Cleveland — 97-18 — Ohio City / Monroe Street Cemetery
Ohio City was originally part of Brooklyn Township, which was founded by Richard Lord and Josiah Barber in 1818. The township population increased rapidly with the completion of the Ohio Canal in 1832. The “City of Ohio” became an . . . — Map (db m136930) HM
95Ohio (Cuyahoga County), Cleveland — Raymond J. "Chappie" Chapman1891-1920
Cleveland Indians shortstop killed by a ball thrown by Yankee pitcher Carl Mays at the New York Polo Grounds. He is the only major league player killed by a pitched ball. Fans paid for his monument with nickles and dimes. — Map (db m12120) HM
96Ohio (Cuyahoga County), Cleveland — Rufus Dunham(1792-1862)
Freemason, public official, Whig Party activist. Well-known as the genial proprietor of Dunham's Tavern, a popular stagecoach stop on the Buffalo Road (Euclid Avenue) midway between Doan's Corner (East 105th Street) and Public Square. The tavern, . . . — Map (db m12106) HM
97Ohio (Cuyahoga County), Cleveland — Unknown Early Settlers
Originally buried in Cleveland's first cemetery whose remains now rest in this lot. Public reburial October 12, 1939 by Western Reserve Early Settlers Association. — Map (db m17899) HM
98Ohio (Cuyahoga County), Cleveland — Welcome to Monroe Street CemeteryEstablished 1841
The grand Gothic Revival gateway arch that frames the entrance was constructed in 1874. The arch is virtually identical to the one constructed at the Erie Street Cemetery. These gateways were designed by the architect Joseph Ireland . . . — Map (db m136936) HM
99Ohio (Cuyahoga County), Cleveland — 89-18 — Woodland Cemetery
[side A] Howard Daniels, who lived from 1815-1863, was a noted architect and landscape gardener. Over the course of his life, he designed six Ohio and New York cemeteries, including Woodland that began in 1852 when he laid out 20 of its 60 . . . — Map (db m21002) HM
100Ohio (Cuyahoga County), Fairview Park — Rockport Cemetery of Pioneer DaysNow Fairview Park Cemetery
[Main Marker]: Here rest early settlers of this area of old Rockport Township, soldiers of the American Revolution and of four succeeding wars. Dates of first burials have been lost to memory in their antiquity. [Top of two nearby . . . — Map (db m11548) HM

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