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Middle Sandy Presbyterian Cemetery

Knox Twp.
Columbiana County

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For those that are perhaps seeing these transcriptions for the first time, the transcriptions may give on first glance, the appearance of a great many typos, so I feel obligated to explain that the abundance of y, m, and d represent abbreviations for year, month and day. Although you will find most engravers follow similar patterns, it seems there are several different abbreviations used to represent these three time terms including: y, yr, yrs, yr's & years; m. mo, mos, mo's, and months; d. da, das, da's, and days and on rare occasions, h, hr, hrs, hr's, and hours. I tend not to use commas except to separate surname from given name, given name from date, except where found on actual inscription, same goes for the [.] (period). When you see the symbol [_] (underscore), I use it to represent missing or unreadable letters, or if a lot of letters are unreadable I may express it by several periods, such as Jos...h . Sometimes you will find raised letters such as "c" in surnames such as in McClain, or if the engraver added smaller letters that were left out and added later, when I encounter them, tend to express them, when possible, as found on the stone. Sometimes engravers will use the latin term Æ or æ, this is just a term that generally replaces the word "aged". One last comment, all actual text found engraved, will come first in bold text. All comments, observations, personal knowledge remarks added by submitter, concerning an individual, but not inscribed on stone, will then proceed in regular text. ~R.M.Sizelove~

These tombstone photos have been generously donated by Meg Turner Kemp, on 31 Mar., 2007.
This cemetery is located north of Homeworth, Oh, on County Route 401.

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McLaughlin, Jeremiah, died July 1860, aged 82y 6m Jeremiah, was the son of James J. & Elizabeth (Mackey) McLaughlin. Jeremiah was born March 4, 1778, died July 15, 1860. He was an elder of his church, family records show he had brothers John Callvin & William, both are also buried at Sandy Presby. Cem., but no markers have been found. He married Mary (Macklin) McLaughlin, they have a daughter, Elizabeth Sheehan, also buried here.
Thompson, Elizabeth Sheehan, 1813 - 1896 -Mother-; Jesse U. Thompson, 1815 - 1890 -Father- Elizabeth Sheehan Thompson, was born June 17, 1813, and died 1896 in Homewoorth, OH. She is the daughter of Cornelius & Elizabeth M cLaughlin, Sheehan. Wife of Jesse Underwood Thompson.
McLaughlin, Elizabeth, 1774 - 1852; James Allison, 1744 - 1801; Cornelius Sheehan Elizabeth Mclaughlin, Allison, Sheehan was born March 4, 1774, PA, died May 17, 1852, Homeworth, OH. She is the daughter of James & Elizabeth (Mackey)McLaughlin. First husband, James Allison which bore one son and two daughters. Second husband, Cornelius Sheehan, which bore four sons and three daughters. Brothers Jeremiah, John Calvin, and William, son of Jeremiah and daughters Elizabeth and REbecca are also buried at Middle Sandy.
Sheehan, Clara May, 1866 - 1933 She was born in Knox Twp., Columbiana Co., OH. Clara is the daughter of Joseph & Angeline (Betts) Sheehan. She never married.
Sheehan, Samuel, born 1818, died 1903; Sarah A., his wife, 18123 - 1904 Samuel is the son of Cornelius & Elizabeth (McLaughlin. Sarah A. (Wallace), wife of Samuel Sheehan.

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