Spindler Cemetery

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Defiance 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 seperate 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 term Æ or æ, this is just a latin 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 Sharon Onstott, on 20 July, 2005.
This cemetery is located in Section 31, West side of Breninger Rd., .3 mile South of Jericho Rd.
The most recent update to this page made on 11 Feb., 2007.

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Beeman, George, died may 27, 1874, aged 55y 2m 12d
Conley, Amos S., 3-5-1857 - 1-17-1900
Conley, Ethel G., 1890 - 1958; Guy O., 1891 - 1964
Conley, Harrison, son of A.A. & M.J. Conley, 1885 - 1892
Conley, Martha J., wife of Amos A. Conley, 1863 - 1945
Conley, Mattie E., 1893 - 1985; Claren O., 1893 - 1971
Evans, Emeline, wife of Elza C. Evans, died Oct. 21, 18__, aged 52y 5m Inscription hard to read.
Evans, Hannah, dau. of E.C. & E. Evans, died Sept. 26, 1864, aged 10y & 6m's
Hinsch, Barbara, 1816 - 1904
Hinsch, Frank L., 1887 - __ Death date not inscribed.
Hinsch, George L., 1849 - 1932
Hinsch, Jacob F., 1847 - 1943
Hinsch, John C. W., 1799 - 1881
Hinsch, Louisa, 1859 - 1887
Hinsch, Lydia, 1843 - 1919
Hinsch, Mable G., 1882 - 1966
Rhoades, Mary, wife of __Rhoades Very difficult to read.
Rhoades, Martha J., wife of J. T. Rhoades, May 7, 1852 - Nov. 28, 1895
Rhodes, Madison, Co. E, 111th?, Ohio Infantry
Unknown, Ida & Emma A. Unknown surnames/dates

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