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Mound View Cemetery

Mt. Vernon
Clinton Twp.
Knox 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 Andrea Burke, on 20 Nov., 2010.
This cemetery is located between Old Mansfiled Rd and 5 Points, at Wooster Rd. (307). Located very close to Cavalry Cemetery.
The following information is courtesy of Mr. Guy VanNostrand: This mound was probably constructed by the "Mound-builders" in this area known as the Adena Indians, who lived in this part of Ohio from about 1000 BC. to 200 AD This mound was opened in the Summer of 1845 by Aaron Loveridge, and one skeleton of an Indian was found in a sandstone tomb at the original ground level. On July 30, 1894, James W. Hall and another Mound View Cemetery sexton were digging a grave and they dug into a grave that contained the remains of an Indian, and found the following artifacts: an iron tomahawk-pipe, a copper breastplate, a copper bracelet and a shell necklace. It was the custom of most Indian tribes to bury personal belongings with their dead, especially a chief or person of rank in a tribe. A Delaware Chief named Sac-A-Manc was killed near Mount Vernon around 1812, and it is possible that members of his tribe could have buried him in the Mound View mound.

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Hanger, Frank B., 1890-1932; M. Fidelia, his wife, 1889-1983
Hanger, Inez, 1896-1966; Clinton, 1898-1969; Lawrence, 1883-1929
Mills, Winifred E., 1923-1929
Fry, Sherman H., 1866-1948
Frasher, [nicely carved Family Headstone
March, Family; Grieving Mother Monument, this monument is featured on the Mound View Self-guided walking tour. (Lot 10, Section 13) Carlton A. March; Winnie E. March; Dana D. March; Beloved Sons of Gertrude Snyder March - Close view of family stone. Click here to view the March stone overview.
Moore, W.C., 1826-1892; Anna Moore Black, 1846-1911
Snyder, Samuel, 1798 - 1878
Snyder, Louisa A. Skeen, Wife of Samuel Snyder; b. 1821 d. 1863.
Snyder, Alcanzo F., 1852 - 1882
March, Dana D., 1885 - 1907
March, Carlton A., 1878 - 1899
March, Winnie E., 1880 - 1894
Huston, Infant son and daughter of R. R. Huston
Unknown, Isaac R. son of Isaac and Mary (inscription and dates worn off)
Smith, _(initial unreadable) Virginia, daughter of B. F. and Juliann Smith d. April 12, 1844, aged 1year 1 month
Smith, L. Finley son of B. F. and Juliann Smith d. 15 Apr. 1842, aged 5 months
Orr, Oscar T., son of Thomas and Lavinia Orr, died 12 Nov 1850
Newell, Margaret, wife of Hugh Newell, died Nov. 26, 1849, aged 89y 11m 26 days.
Newell, Hugh, 1811 - 1858 ; Sarah O., his wife, 1818 - 1898; Ann, daughter of Hugh and Sarah, 1843 - 1957
Marquis, Elizabeth, died 21 May, 18. (inscription worn off)
Marquis, Edward
Marquis, Mary E., Daut. of Edward and Elizabeth Marquis, died July 23, 1849; age 18 years 2 mo & 16 ds.

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