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Mt Pleasant Cemetery

 

Location Johnson Township north of St Paris in section 20 of Johnson Twp at the junction of Mt Pleasant Cemetery Road and Purk Road.
Source :Champaign County Cemeteries VOL I I Compiled 1955 Urbana Chapter DAR.
Posted with permission of Urbana Chapter DAR. Copied by Mrs Carl Pooler, Mrs Charles Russell and Mrs Robert Everett.
 Denise Kay Moore also transcribed these stones and notes: Over 20 years ago the tombstones were removed so the cemetery could be mowed. At one time these stones were piled along the fence, however today they could not be found. Some of the original stones escaped the degradation as they had long ago fallen and were buried in the ground. The cemetery retains one standing stone to date and others were found buried" She includes records of the Mt Pleasant Baptist Church in her book, which you may purchase from her. Contact
Denise Moore.
001 N Elm Tree Rd , St Paris, OH 43072
 
NOTE concerning DAR readings
from Karen Heber: DAR was tasked with certain things to identify.  They normally did not write down children, infants or single individuals.  Their objective was married people and those who served in the military.  That is why many of the readings differ so drastically from other readings done later.  However, some of the DAR representatives “read the whole cemetery”.  Again, they did not use interment or lot records and were subjective at their writings. Please be aware there are dozens of inaccuracies and dis-information from these readings.

BROWN, Mary, wife of Y 1/23/1874 66-4-6
BROWN, Thomas Y 1/25/1870 64-11-17
COMER, Hulda A d/o Joseph & M J 12/12/1864 1-8-19
DUNHAM, Catherine, dau of J B & C T 8/11/1854 3mo
KICHER, Elvira 8/31/1845 19-5-7
GOOD, Ida May, dau of A & S A 9/22/1864 11m
GRAVES, Sarah 3/17/1853 cant read
GRIMES, Catherine wife of C Grymes 10/6/1851 26y
HARVEY, Sarah A dau of R 5/1/1851 1y
LONG, Phillip 11/19/1852 cant read age
MILEY, Catherine, wife of Joel 11/8/1865 23-5-23
MORRIS, Jane, wife of Solomon 5/31/1876 84-1-24
MORRIS, Solomon 7/29/1876 83-5-1
REED, Mary, dau of G W & P 9/19/1851 6m
RIKER, William 5/24/1856 26-1-5
SROUFE, G D 7/16/1847 38y
STOVER, Nancy wife of Joseph 3/18/1869 70-5-27


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