Pisgah Cemetery

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Violet Twp.
Fairfield 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 William Fischer, Jr., on 7 Feb., 2008.
Pisgah Cemetery (395544N 0824717W), State Route 256 at State Route 204, One quarter mile south of I-70, Exit 112, Pickerington, Violet Township

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Ault, John, 1834 - 1909
Good, Henry, 1840 - 1872; Rebecca Good, 1845 - 1910
Kenney, George W., died 25 August, 1869, Aged 32 Years, Member of Company D, 78th Regiment O.V.I.[Ohio Volunteer Infantry]
Mull, Philip , [8 October, 1841] - 24 December, 1903, Aged 62Y. 2M. 16D.; Catharine Mull, [15 February 1847] - 23 February 1902, Aged 55Y. 8D.
Petty, John, 4 March 1836 - 3 September, 1869; Harriet Ream Petty, 6 February 1838 - 21 March 1887
Pickering, Jacob, [27 December, 1843] - 11 March, 1865, Aged 21 Y's. 2m. 12d., Company I 95th Regiment O.V.I. [Ohio Volunteer Infantry, Civil War] Died at Memphis Tennessee.
Pickering, Jacob, 1845 - 1926; Louvina Pickering, 1850 - 1927
Shrader, James, died 27 March, 1869, Aged 23 Ys. Stone is broken and laying on ground.

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