Saint Bernard Cemetery

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Allen Twp.
Darke 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 Rita Romer, on 01 Feb., 2007.
This cemetery is located in Burkettsville, OH.
The most recent update to this page made on 27 March, 2007.

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Romer, James H., 1929 - 1929 James was the son of Alphons Henry & Leona Stella (Broerman) Romer.
Schwieterman, Darlene A., 1956 - 1978 Darlene Ann, was born July 7, 1956 in Burkettsville, Darke Co., OH. She died April 30, 1978 in Minster, Auglaize Co., OH. She is the daughter of Arnold J. & Luella B. (Bruns) Schwieterman.
Schwieterman, Arnold J., 1914 - 1976; Luella B., 1919 - 1985 Arnold John Schwieterman, son of Edward G. & Eleanora M. (Kramer) Schwieterman. Arnold was born Nov. 15, 1914 in Saint Sebastian, Mercer Co., OH. He died March 8, 1976 in Coldwater, Mercer Co., OH. Eleanor Bernadine (Bruns) Schwieterman, his wife, was born Jan. 24, 1919 in McCartyville, Shelby Co., OH. She died Aug. 8, 1985 in Whelling, Ohio Co., WV. She is the daughter of August C. & Anna Elizabeth (Wilker) Bruns. Arnold & Luella married Nov. 25, 1939 in Cincinnati, Hamilton Co., OH.

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