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Ye Olde Cemetery
Rootstown, Ohio

   
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Ye Olde Cemetery is located at the end of West Road in Rootstown, Ohio, and is visible from Rt. 18 (east of Rt. 44). To find the cemetery, go east of Rt. 44 on Rt. 18, turn right on Cook Road, and then turn left on West Road. The cemetery entrance is at the end of West Road. To see a map of the location, click here.
   

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Surname Given Name Birth Place of Birth Death Place of Death Age Inscription Notes
Gaylord ?     Oct 4, 1855   70 yrs   unreadable
Sapp Isaac     June 9, 1871   11 yrs    
Sapp Jacob     Jan 13, 1868   87 yrs    
Sapp Mary     Apr 9, 1852   64 yrs Wife of Jacob Sapp  
Chapman Sarah     Aug 21, 1846   61 yrs Wife of P. Chapman  
McKnight Rachel     Feb 4, 1843   29 yrs Wife of Wm McKnight  
Chapman Ephraim Nov 11, 1779   Nov 5, 1871       flag, US Veteran
Chapman Louis 1759   Oct ?4, 1835   In the year of ?   separate marker at the base reads: Lois Ely Chapman, 1759-1835' First name spelled inconsistently.
Chapman Nathan 1759   1809        
Bosworth John     Feb 8, 1822   80 yrs 1 mo   flag
Hayes Abigal?     Oct 7, 1829     Wife of Joseph Hayes  
Bosworth John     Apr 27, 1881   16 yrs    
Bosworth Everline     May 1, 1826   25 yrs 9 mos Wife of John Bosworth  
Huggins Levi     Aug 10?, 1815       could be 1845
Huggins Adna             broken
Norton Emma G.     Oct 30, 1834   In the 2nd year of ? Daughter of R. Norton & Emma Andrews  
O'Neill Thomas     Feb 22, 1835   In the 20 yr of his ? In memory of  
Norton ?     Sept. 30, 1834   ?   date could also be 1831 or 1881
Marn Lucy     May 26, 1863?   ?    
Payne Lois J.     Feb. 11, 1886     Wife of J. G. Payne SS Joyce G. & Bleazer
Payne Joyce G.     ? 13, 1810   36 yrs   SS Lois & Bleazer
Payne Bleazer           ? S. Tavos, Daughter of J.G. and L. Payne  
Clark Louisa Henrietta     March 24, 18?2   8 yrs Daughter of Hawkin & Minerva Clark  
Clark Minerva     June 21, 1845   46 yrs Wife of Hawkins Clark  
Clark Hawkins     March 16, 1846   53 yrs    
Clark Theodore H.     Apr 11, 1857   ?    
Dickerhoof Emma D. 1851   1936        
Barnard Sophia June 8, 1815   May 17, 1885       SS John E.
Barnard John E. June 28, 1813   Feb 10, 1855       SS Sophia
Payne Solomon     Aug 17, 1811   84 yrs   Flag - 1776; SS Mary
Payne Mary     June 11, 1850   85 yrs   SS Solomon
Payne Lucy Ann     Aug 31, 1833   ? Wife of W. ? Payne  
Payne William J.     Jan ?1, 1876   31? Yrs   could be 1836
? Norman G.     June ?, ????        
? Mercy             unreadable
Shewell Rev. Henry     Sept 2, 1844   79 yrs    
? Mary D.             broken
Shewell Sarah J. 1851   1855       SS Finetta
Shewell Finetta     1856       only one date; SS Sarah J.
Harris Catharine     June 1, 1856   75 yrs Wife of Barnard Harris  
Hartle James H.     May 8, 1848   13 yrs ? Mos Son of Samuel & Mary Hartle  
Harttle Michael     Nov 20, 1841   87 yrs    
Hartle Samuel     Dec 9, 1850   53 yrs   Flag, War 1812
Hartle Mary     Apr 15?, 1866   ?? Wife of Samuel Hartle  
? Elizabeth     Oct 9, 1851   76 yrs    
Colton Orlina M.     Dec 26, 1854   2? Yrs Wife of ? Colton  
Colton Stephen     May 1, 1874   78 yrs    
Colton Mary     ? 1848   79 yrs    
Russell Erastus     June 12, 18??   22 yrs    
Andrews E.     ?     The son of (rest is unreadable) Hand-carved!
Andrews Lydia     Sept. 16, 1813   65 yrs Wife of Thaddius Andrews  
Andrews Dea. Thaddius     Feb 25, 1813   67? Yrs   Flag, War 1812
Huggins Annis     Dec 13, 1865?   68 yrs   broken
Curley Lorin J.     Sept. 5, 1844   35 yrs    
Curley O.E.     Sept 9, 1810   19 yrs Son of A & L Curley  
Curley Asher     Oct 12, 1855   79 yrs    
Curley Laura     May 21, 1868   ?0 yrs Wife of A. Curley  
Payne Wilkes     Apr 18, 1883   90 yrs 9 mos 17 days   SS Phebe, Adaline, Edward, George, Angeline Neblick, Charley
Payne Phebe     Apr 23, 1851   58 yrs   SS Wilkes, Adaline, Edward, George, Angeline Neblick, Charley
Payne Adaline Pamelia     May 19, 1847   21 yrs Gathered Home SS Wilkes, Phebe, Edward, George, Angeline Neblick, Charley
Payne Edward     Apr 12, 1833   14 yrs   SS Wilkes, Phebe, Adaline, George, Angeline Neblick, Charley
Payne George W.     Apr 7, 1851   20 yrs   SS Wilkes, Phebe, Adaline, Edward, Angeline Neblick, Charley; '1883' at base of stone
Neblick Angeline Amelia     May 12, 1847   23 yrs   SS Wilkes, Phebe, Adaline, George, Edward, Charley
Neblick Charley     1846     Infant son SS Wilkes, Phebe, Adaline, George, Edward, Angeline Neblick
Frazer Matthew Henderson     July 31, 1839   10 yrs 6 mos Son of Joseph and Susannah Frazer  
Bosworth Ceila R.     May 12, 1855   ?? Son of F & P Bosworth  
? Dolly           His wife (Orrin Burk?) SS Orrin Burk, Arien & Roxey Ellsworth
Burk Orrin July 14, 1799   Aug 1, 1823       SS Dolly, Arien & Roxey Ellsworth
Ellsworth Arien M.     Aug 21, 1824   ? Daughters of ?? Ellsworth SS Dolly, Orrin Burk, Roxey
Ellsworth Roxey     July 1, 1831     Daughters of ?? Ellsworth SS Dolly, Orrin Burk, Arien
Bogue Daniel 1815   1906       SS Hitty, Emma
Bogue Hitty 1817   1888     His wife (Daniel) SS Daniel, Emma
Bogue Emma 1842   1843       SS Daniel, Hitty
Parsons E.C.     June 9, 1845   52 yrs 2 mos    
? Valina G.     Mar 7, 1854   43 yrs Wife of Thomas ?  
Opham David     ? 1871        
? Elizabeth     Mar 18, 1855   74 yrs His wife (?)  
Hinman Margaret     Aug 1, 1843       SS Zerah & Dan?
Hinman Zerah     July ?, 1845       SS Margaret, Dan?
Hinman Dan? ?     April 31, ?     Son of Z & M Hinman SS Margaret, Zerah
Caris Sarah     Oct 31, 1854   41 yrs 2 mos Wife of Frederick Caris  
Caris Sobeska     Feb 17, 1845   2 yrs Son of F & M M Caris  
Caris Mary M.     Feb 10, 1845   25 yrs Wife of F. Caris  
Caris Elihu H.     Sept 21, 1844   2 yrs Son of F & M M Caris  
Gillet ?           Father SS Alva, Mary
Gillet Alva     Oct 14, 1840   ?3 yrs   SS ?, Mary
Gillet Mary     Mar 3, 1888   49 yrs   SS ?, Alva
Stauffer Eliza     July 17, 1852   23 yrs Wife of Lewis V. Stauffer  

Reed
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Horace Oct 8, 1805 Rootstown O. Feb 19, 1886       SS Lois & Children
Reed
(full view)
Lois E. Feb 7, 1803 Granville, Mass. Feb 25, 1892     His wife (Horace) SS Horace & Children
Reed Melissa E.             SS Horace & Lois
Reed Anjanett E.             SS Horace & Lois
Reed John H.             SS Horace & Lois
Reed Edward A.             SS Horace & Lois
Reed Cornelius A.             SS Horace & Lois
Reed Horace L.             SS Horace & Lois
Reed Julia A.             SS Horace & Lois
Bostwick Christianna     Aug ?     Daughter of ? & Sophia Bostwick  
? Harland           Dear Little Harland  
? Laura     June 2, 18??   3 mos   SS Buel
? Buel     March 13, 1842   4 ??   SS Laura
Reed Siley     June 27, 1881   56 yrs 7 mos Wife of A. Reed  
Reed Druzilla     Feb. 15, 1845   54 yrs Wife of A. Reed  
Reed Abram     Jan 6, 1849   72 yrs   Flag - War 1812
Jones Charles H.     June 30, 1876   66 yrs    
Clark Mary A.     July 23, 1845        
Clark ?           Infant of ? unreadable
Beach L. L.     Sept 10, 1884   74 yrs   SS Julia E, Levi, Elizabeth
Beach Julia E.     Jan 13, 1882   67 yrs Wife of LL Beach SS LL, Levi, Elizabeth
Beach Levi     May 30, 1853   80 yrs   SS LL, Julia, Elizabeth
Beach Elizabeth     Aug 19, 1872   97 yrs His wife (Levi) SS LL, Julia, Levi
Jerome W. R.     Nov 10, 1852   28 yrs   SS Ann, Hubert
Jerome Ann S.     Jan. 15, 1847   24 yrs Wife of W.R. Jerome SS WR, Hubert
Jerome Hubert     1847     Our Son SS WR, Ann
Featherby Mary     Sept 16, 1834   49 yrs Wife of J. Featherby date could be 1831
Wilks Mary J.     Dec. 15, 1874   28 yrs 6 mos 18 ds Daughter of J & A Wilks SS Anna, John W., John
Wilks Anna Benton     Nov 6, 1870   61 yrs 7 mos 15 days Wife of John Wilks SS Mary, John W, John
Wilks John W.     Sept. 28, 1851   12 yrs 4 mos Son of J & A Wilks SS Mary, Anna, John
Wilks
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John     June 28, 1866   65 yrs 7 mos   SS Mary, Anna, John W.
Anderson James     Aug 24, 1856   11 yrs 12 ds Grandson of Martha & Arthur SS Arthur, Martha, Matthias, Sally
Anderson
(full view)
Arthur     Sept 6, 1842   61 yrs 7 mos 15 days   SS James, Martha, Matthias, Sally
Anderson Martha     Aug 10, 1860   81 yrs His wife (Arthur) SS James, Arthur, Matthias, Sally
Anderson Matthias     Jan 11, 1841   25 yrs Son of Martha & Arthur Anderson SS James, Arthur, Martha, Sally
Anderson Sally     Jan 28, 1895   77 yrs Daughter of Martha & Arthur Anderson SS James, Arthur, Martha, Matthias
Shak?? Joseph     Jun 1, 1838   27 yrs    
Moses Asa L.     Apr 30, 1846   25 yrs 6 mos    
Collins Chloe           Wife of John H. Collins rest of stone buried in ground
? Charles W.     Dec 2, 1815   5 yrs ??   SS Infant Daughter
? Infant Daughter     Mar 26, 1835   1 week   SS Charles W.
Burnett Julia Ann     May 12, 1846   29 yrs 1 mo 17 ds Wife of J. B. Burnett; Too Good for ? ? Gone to heaven  
Goodrich Mary     July 7, 1815   23 yrs Wife of John H. Goodrich; Formerly of Ellington, Conn.  
Goodrich John H.     Apr. 6, 1820   58 yrs Death Leave Melancholy Gloom; Makes an Empty Seat; Your living morals all must come; and join this long retreat flag - 1776
Tupper Sally     Aug ?, 1875   95 yrs    
Tupper Ezekiel     March 30, 1812   61 yrs 7 mos 15 days In memory of Ezekiel Tupper  
Collins Daniel, Sr.     Jan 19, 1855   70 yrs   SS Tirza H.
Collins Tirzah     Oct 27, 1819   31 yrs 9 mos His wife (Daniel) date could be 1813
Spelman Laura     May 15, 1848     Wife of Sam E. Spelman  
Spelman Orpha     July 4, 1815   6 mos In memory of Two children of Samuel B. and Laura Spelman SS Seymour
Spelman Seymour     Aug 26, 1823   5 yrs ?? In memory of Two children of Samuel B. and Laura Spelman SS Viz
Spelman Jacob     ?        
Spelman Stephen C.     Aug 20, 1826   22 yrs    
Seymour
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Gideon     July 9, 1815   44 yrs   SS Corinthia
Seymour Corinthia     Jun 11, 1878   77 yrs Wife of G.D. Seymour SS Gideon
Percy Harriet M.     Oct 2, 1855   21 yrs Daughter of Gideon Y. & Lucia Percy  
Mix Phebe     Jan 25, 188?   7 yrs    
Mix Josiah     Mar 13, 1815   91 yrs   Flag - 1776; SS Kezia
Mix Kezia     Aug 8, 1859?   87? Yrs Wife of Josiah Mix SS Josiah
Dronberger Henry     187?   77 yrs    
Dronberger Charlotte     May 12, 1846   27 yrs Wife of Elias Dronberger  
Munroe Elizabeth B.     J? 18, 1855   39 yrs Wife of Valentine Munroe  
Richardson ?           1861-1865 Flag GAR 1861-1865
Richardson ?anna E.     Aug 15, 1843   ? Daughter of ? Richardson  
Porter George B.     ? 25, 1858     Son of Alfred & Clarissa Porter  
Clark Cody           Dear little Cody  
Phelps W       Rootstown ? Died Rootstown 1839 SS Mary
Phelps Mary     Jan 25, 1879 Leesville 88? (86) yrs Died Leesville SS W Phelps
Burnham Martin     Aug 2, 1839   78 yrs    
Burnham Hannah     Feb 30, 1844   61 yrs Wife of Martin Burnham Yes, the stone really says FEB. 30!
Case Sarah Eliza     Feb 19, 1814   19 yrs Daughter of H & H Case  
Case Betsey     ?     Wife of Ariel Case unreadable
Case Ariel             Flag, War 1812 - unreadable
Heighton Thomas     Mar 4, 1842   51 yrs    
Goodrich Thomas J.     Sept. 15, 1814   39 yrs    
Heighton Sarah     Apr 6, 1851   62 yrs Wife of T. Heighton  
Case Sarah A.     Dec 16, 1814?   31 yrs 9 mos Wife of Harvey M. Case  
Case Porter H.     Oct 8, 1873   11 yrs Son of ? & ? Case SS Adin, Harvey
Case Adin B.     Aug 5, 1871   19 yrs Son of HM & EC Case SS Porter, Harvey
Case Harvey M.     Aug ?, 1859   40 yrs   SS Porter, Adin
Tagg James     Feb 7, 1875   33 yrs   age could be 53 yrs
Seymour Mary C     Aug 1, 1839   1 yr    
Case Matilda     Feb 2, ????     Daughter of ? & B Case  
Smith Mary A.     June 30, 1815   20 yrs    
Miller Clarina     Jan 21, 1849   79 yrs Wife of David Miller  
Scott Sarah A.     Nov 14, 1885   81 yrs 9 mos    
? Wilbert     April 1?, 1832     Son of ? & ? Case  
Hart Walter     Dec 5, 1813   10 yrs 6 mos Son of Fleur & Sophronia Hart could be 1843
Coe Israel     Sept 27, 1821   65 yrs   Flag - 1776, VERY tall stone - over 5'; SS Artemasia
Coe Artemasia     May 19, 1812   53 yrs His wife (Israel)  
Williams Jane     April 23, 1852   31 yrs 9 mos Wife of E. Williams  
Bissell Charity     April ??, 1819   30 yrs Wife of ? Bissell  
Sanford Anna     Jan 8, 1816   90 yrs    
Sanford Geo. A.     Dec 9, 1851   28 yrs    
? Edwin A.     Sept 18, 1833     Son of Asime?  
Luemecni? Ida     Sept 27, 1832   11 mos, 20 days Dear little Ida; Daughter of CH & FE Luemecni?  
? Martha M.             unreadable
Bissell Royal H.     March 19, 1815   13 yrs 6 mos Son of A & H Bissell  
Bissell Alanson A.     Jan 28, 1819   23 yrs Son of A & H Bissell  
Bissell Martin     Sept 25, 1841   65 yrs    
? John L.     May 1, 1813        
Pitkin Charity     Apr 12, 1811   39 yrs 1 mo   SS Mary
Pitkin Mary J.     Aug 12, 1817     Daughter of ? & Charles Pitkin SS Charity
Converse ?     Feb 28, 1854   33 yrs Wife of JW Converse  
Catlin Isaac     Mar 18, 1851        
Pitkin Stephen Sept. 19, 1754 Newhartford, Con. Nov 23, 1833 Rootstown, Ohio 80 In memory of Deacon Stephen Pitkin who was born in Newhartford, Con., Died in Rootstown, Ohio, in the 80th year of his age= of blessed memory. Also of Jemima, his first consort SS Jemima
Pitkin Jemima     Dec 28, 1810   54 Died in Newhatford [sic] Con., Stephen's consort SS Stephen
Seymour Helena     Aug 18, 1819     Wife of ? Seymour  
Seymour Emeroy     ?     Children of ? & M.A. Seymour SS Joseph E., John A.
Seymour Joseph E.     Feb 13, 1813     Children of ? & M.A. Seymour SS Emeroy, John A.
Seymour John A.     ? 15, ????     Children of ? & M.A. Seymour SS Emeroy, Joseph E.
Seymour Mary A.     March 5, 1852   31 (34) yrs Wife of James W Seymour  
Seymour Clarra     Oct 24, 1844   68 yrs Wife of Erastus Seymour  
Seymour Erastus     Oct 9, 18??   30    
Seymour Ashbel W. 1811   1892       SS Juliette, Perlea, Frank
Seymour Juliette 1818   1858     His wife (Ashbel) SS Ashbel, Perlea, Frank
Seymour Perlea M. 1828   1913     His wife (Ashbel) SS Ashbel, Juliette, Frank
Seymour Frank L. May 4, 1861   Apr 2, 1942       SS Ashbel, Juliette, Perlea
Seymour Juliett     ? 1858   39 yrs Wife of ? Seymour  
Seymour H Goodwin     ?     Wife of ? Seymour  
Bullock Mary     Feb 24, 1855   19 (49) yrs 5 mos Wife of James Bullock SS James, stone buried in ground
Bullock James 180?           SS Mary
Matley Wm             unreadable
Castner Mary S.             unreadable
Dunning Holly     July 31, 1866   71 yrs Wife of Amasa Dunning; Consort of John Titus, In memory of a loved mother  
Camp David P     May 28, 1837   68 yrs    
Bradshaw Sarah J.     Nov 16, 1815 (1845)   6 yrs 10 mos Daughter of N & M Bradshaw  
Bradshaw Lucy     Aug 29, 1827   48 yrs In memory of Lucy, Wife of Joseph Bradshaw  
Bradshaw Joseph     March 11, 1844        
Olmstead Sarah     Aug 15, 1819   49 yrs Wife of A Olmstead  
Sanford Mabel     March 26, 1884   94 yrs Wife of Robert W. Sanford  
Sanford Robert W.     July 7, 1879   92 yrs    
Barlow Robert L.     Jan 10, 1811   9 yrs Son of A Barlow  
Barlow Mary     July 31, 1845   64 yrs    
? Frances Cornelia           Daughter of ?; Little Frances  
Yonts William     Sept 15, 1834   62 yrs 9 mos    
? Francis C.              
Williams Lucretia R.     March 31, 1852   26 yrs Consort of R. Williams of Tiffin  
Roundy Hiram     Oct 19, 1839   71 yrs   Flag, War 1812
Bostwick Ez.     July 25, 1826   58 yrs   SS Louis
Bostwick Louis     April 5, 1859   74 yrs His wife (Ez) SS Ez.
Bostwick Ezbon     July 25, 1826   58 yrs   additional stone for Ezbon

 

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