Butler Cemetery

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Chesterfield Twp.
Fulton 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 Keitha Morgan, on 30 Nov., 2005.
This cemetery is located south east of Oakshade, on the west side of CR16, south of SR20, (NE Section 14, Chesterfield Twp.).
Correction made on cemetery directions, 18 Oct., 2006, by the kindness of Becky Henricks.

Please Note: Click on underlined name to view tombstone image.
Johnston, Judson H., 1843 - 1916; Edna E., 1842 - 1910 Row 12
Johnston, Jane, wife of John Johnston, died Nov. 28, 1881, aged 62y 11m 28d -She was akind and affectionate wife, A fond mother and a friend to all. Click here for over view of her memorial stone.
Jones, Florence (Johnston), 1883 - 1906 Stone is located in row 12 with the other Johnston memorials.
Johnston, Wallace, Apr. 28, 1929 - Apr. 28, 1998; Barbara, May 3, 1931 - __ Stone located in row 12 with other Johnston memorials.
Johnston, Wallace F., USArmy, Korea, Apr. 28, 1929 - Apr. 28, 1998 Bronze military marker attached to other side of their stone memorial.
Johnston, Bertha M., 1893 - 19__; Ray H., 1887 - 1963 Stone located in Section F, Row 1

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