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Pioneer Cemetery
Mantua, Ohio

 
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Located on Pioneer Trail Road, right at the intersection of Mantua Center Road. For a map of the location click here.

This cemetery is very old, and contains many of the original settlers of Mantua.

If a name is underlined, you may click on the link to view a photo of the headstone.

Names are listed in the order in which they were read (by rows), not alphabetically. To search for a name using the Internet Explorer browser, click Edit, then Find, type in the surname, then click Find Next. You can hit Find Next to keep searching.

Click here for a photo of the main gate of the cemetery.
Click here to see a text version of the inscriptions. The text version is typed direct from the tapes I transcribe. It will show tombstone inscriptions by stone, so you can see who shares stones.
Surname Given Name Birthdate Deathdate Age Inscription Notes
Miller Stephen   July 16, 1832 65 yrs    
Miller Solomon   Jan ?, 1832 (1852) ?? Son of J? & B? Miller  
Miller Jacob   ? 183? ?    
Ledpard Wm. C.   ? 1831      
Vaughn Truman 1809 1885      
Vaughn Caroline 1810 1841      
Vaughn Sally 1818 1904      
Vaughn Lida 1837 1856      
Vaughn Clarissa 1834 1859      
Vaughn Ernest 1859 1861      
Vaughn George 1835 1962      
Vaughn Willis 1843 1843      
Vaughn Amanzer 1850 1850      
Vaughn Caroline 1852 1855      
Vaughn Maryann Spencer 1806 1839      
Atwater Harvey   Aug ?, 1821 ? Son of Jotham & Laura Atwater  
Atwater Jotham   Nov 3, ?? ?    
Atwater Laura       Wife of Jotham Atwater  
Atwater Rebekah   Feb 25, 1851 68 yrs 9 mos Wife of Amzi Atwater Esq.  
Atwater Lois 1801 June 7, 1838 36? Yrs Born from ? In Mantua Ohio, Exalted by her son, Amzi Atwater Plaque in front reads: Lois Alling Atwater, Wife of Conn. Minuteman Enos Atwater. Placed by Old Northwest Chapter DAR
Atwater Amzi, Esq. May 23, 1776 June 11, 1851 75 yrs Born at Hamden Ct.  
Atwater Huldah   Oct 9, 1845 60 yrs Wife of Amzi Atwater Esq., Daughter of Eben Sheldon Esq.  
Atwater Lucy   Sep 13, 1876 21 yrs Daughter of Amzi & Huldah Atwater  
Lamb Orin   Apr 1, 1861 59 yrs 6 mos    
Lamb Joseph   Apr 28, 1851 76 yrs   Flag, War 1812 marker
Carpenter Mary S.   Nov 3, 1843 29 yrs Wife of Wm. Carpenter; Be ye also redy [sic]  
Carpenter Clarrissa G.   Sep 23, 1839 29 yrs Wife of Wm. Carpenter  
?? ??   Sep ?, 18?1 (1831?) 15 yrs    
Hyde Marinda   Dec 22, 1858 29 yrs Wife of Portland Hyde  
Parish Corintha   Jan 30, 1855 30 yrs Wife of E. A. Parish  
Collier Mary   Apr 30, 1830 45 yrs Wife of John Collier  
Snow Lydia   Mar 15, 1826 (1820) 57 yrs 5 mos ? Days Wife of Franklin Snow  
Pettibone Jacob W.   Nov. ?, 1872 ?    
Pettibone Martha   Feb 26, 1878 ?1 yrs 4 mos 22 days His wife (Jacob)  
Frost George   Mar 1, 1837 5 mos Son of ? & Simon Frost  
Frost Eleanor   May 17, 1825 61 yrs Wife of John Frost  
?? Corintha       Daughter of ??  
Young Lorena E.   Aug 13, 1839 20 yrs Wife of E. M. Young  
Lanning Henry Feb 9, 1808 Jan 15, 1890      
Bosworth Sarah   Dec. ?, 1851 ?1 yrs 10 mos. Wife of Elias W. Bosworth  
Wilmot Lucretia   Feb 13, 1863 72 yrs Wife of Ella Wilmot  
Wilmot Ella W.   Mar 25, 1832 43 yrs   Flag, War 1812 marker
Smith Hannah   Dec 24, 1843 81 yrs Widow; Be prepared to follow me  
Smith Hannah Wilmot   no dates      
Wilmot Ella 1789 1832     Flag, War 1812 marker
Wilmot Lucretia 1790 1863   his wife (Ella)  
Bosworth Sarah Wilmot 1816 1851      
Wilmot Sophronia 1821 1907      
Mog?? Mark   Sep 2, 1812 21 yrs Son of Sam & Eunice Mog?? Flag, War 1812 marker
Pettit Ellen L. Harper   May 20, 1860 23 yrs 9 mos Wife of William Pettit  
Harper Samuel   ? ? Yrs 8 mos 2? Days Son of Archibald & Emily Harper  
Harper Emily   Mar 26, 1819 19 yrs Wife of Archibald Harper  
Wadsworth Luke A. 1884 1966      
Maxam Anna L. 1873 1945      
Frost Julia   Sep 10, 1837 30 yrs 30 days Wife of ? Frost  
Cuningham Myron   Mar 11, 1887 37 yrs    
Cuningham Oren   ? 30, 18?? 18 yrs    
Cuningham Lauria   May 5, 1881 78 Wife of Oren Cuningham  
McKibbia Adam   Feb 14, 1883 65 yrs    
Hague Rebekah   Sep 27, 1811   Widow; Died ? Mantua, O.  
Wadsworth Hannah   Mar 3, 1818 56 yrs Wife of B. Wadsworth  
Wadsworth W B   May 26, 1860      
Wadsworth Seth A.   Mar 25, 1867 35 yrs 6 mos 19 days    
Draper Charles 1835 1885      
Draper Margaet 1840 1919     Spelled 'Margaet' on tombstone
Draper Burtie 1881 1882      
Judson Sarah   Dec 25, 1830 44 yrs Wife of Cpl? John Judson  
Blair Carlos   Mar 12, 1817 36 yrs Son of W? & Julia Blair Month of death could be May
Blair Caroline D.   Aug 20, 1835 20 yrs Wife of Nelson S. Blair  
Blair Burtie   Nov 21, 1856 12 yrs Our Little Burtie; Son of ER & LA Blair  
Blair Willie R.   July 7, 1870 15 yrs Son or ER & LA Blair  
Blair Herbert E. 1854 1866   Separate stone, duplicates of previous 2 entries  
Blair Willie R. 1855 1870   Separate stone, duplicates of previous 2 entries  
Patterson Avery 1797 1859      
Patterson Anna Blair 1803 1889      
Blair Alfred   Aug 11, 1835 37    
Blair Russil         unreadable
Blair Anson Aug 14, 1844 May 21, 1850   Son of C & M Blair  
Blair Patty Smith Oct 13, 1778 April 21, 1870   His wife (John)  
Blair John Sep 19, 1776 Jan 7, 1851   John & Patty came from Blanford Mass. In 1806; Pioneer settlers of Mantua  
Blair Anson   May 21, 1860 6 yrs 9 mos Son of C & M Blair  
Shepard Martha   ?? 51 yrs Wife of David S. Shepard  
Blair Jacob   April 9, 1807 33 In Memory of Mr. Jacob Blair who departed this life April 9, 1807 in the 33d year of his age, Killed by a fall from a building; Let this vain world ingage [sic] nomore [sic], Behold the gaping tomb, It bids us seize the present hour, tomorrow death may come  
Blair James 1772 1856      
? Sy?   ?? 15 yrs Our beloved has left our number for the ? And ? Tomb; closed his eyes in deathless ? Faded in her early bloom  

 

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