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Berkshire Cemetery

Berkshire Twp.
Delaware 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 , 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 Gary R. Good, 27 July, 2005.
This cemetery is located on the south side of SR37, about one quarter mile east of I-71 at the cross roads at Berkshire Village. There's a cemetery sign on a post near the white fence and road.
The most recent update to this page was made on 20 May, 2008.


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Cook, Martha A., wife of L.S. Cook, and daughter of L.& F. Myers, died Dec. 23, 1850, aged 22y 1m 28d, Also Edward L., son of L.S. & M.A. Cook, died Dec. 23, 1850, aged 1y 11m 29d
Raush, memorial overview
Raush, John, died Mar. 21, 1834, age 58y 10m 8d -Husband-
Raush, memorial overview
Raush, Elizabeth, died July 20, 1827, in her 52ndyear -Wife-
Loop, overview
Loop, Christian, died Sept. 23, 1826m age 73y 8m
Myers, Lawrence, Co-Founder Sunbury, Ohio, Nov. 9, 1816, Erected by Sunbury Sesquicentennial Comm. 1967
Jones, Crocker, Continental Line, Revolutionary War, 1748 - 1839
Plumb, Ichabod, died Oct. 18, 1846, aged 68 years
Plumb, Catharine, wife of I. Plumb, died Oct. 29, 1847, aged 71 years
Jones, Leonard, died Nov. 14, 1858, in the 54 year of his age
Jones, Martha, died Sept. 1855, aged 69 y's & 3mo
Himrod, Andrew, PA Milita, Revolutionary War, 1763 - 1842
Himrod, Catharine, wife of Andrew Himrod, who died April 5, 1851, aged 62 years
Bull, In memory of William, who Emigrated from Everdon, England, 1815 & died June 4, 1842, in the 68 year os his age
Bockoven, Noe, died Nov. 28, 1848, aged 25 yrs 9ms & 19ds

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