Homer Cemetery

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licking 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 B. Edman, on Oct., 2007.
The most recent update to this page made on 12 Oct., 2007.

Please Note: Click on underlined name to view tombstone image.
Veterans, marker in the Homer Cemetery
Veteran's Memorial, close view of plaque.
Phillips, John, Died March 19, 1861; Rosa Phillips Rosa, wife of John Phillips, no date
Phillips, Fredrick, Son of John Phillips; Elizabeth Phillips - Daughter of John Phillips No Dates on this stone
Youst, Sarah C., Sep. 13, 1829 - Aug. 22, 1901, wife of WmYoust Sarah Catherine Larimore, wife of William Youst, Grandmother of Edna B.Youst Edman.
Youst, William, July 16, 1829 - Jan. 10, 1913 h/o Sarah Catherine grandfather of Edna B. Youst Edman.
Youst, Sarah E., dau. of W. & S.E. Youst, Jan. 23, 1857 - June 16, 1877 d/o Sarah Catherine and William Youst
Youst, Laren A., son of W. & S.E. Youst, Aug. 26, 1855 - Apr. 17, 1856 s/o Sarah Catherine and William Youst
Youst, Lewis E., 1863-1940; Ruth C., 1863 - 1944 Lewis, s/o William and Catherine Youst. Ruth C., w/o Lewis E. Youst
Edman, Jurdon L. [Loren], 1893 - 1969; Edna B. (Youst), 1896 - 1968
Edman, Donald E., S SGT US ARMY WORLD WAR II, Dec 28, 1925 - Aug 16, 1988 Son of Jurdon L and Edna (Youst) Edman.
Edman, Thomas P., 1872 - 1958 (Tommy), s/o Lewis Loren and Emma Patterson Edman
Edman, Ethel S., 1879 - 1933 Ethel Suzana (Patton), w/o Tommy Edman
Edman, S. P., 1821 - 1895; Rachel, his wife, 1831 -1902
Edman, Charles H., 1871 - 1959; Gillie A., 1871 - 1952 w/o Charles H. Edman
Edman, John M.,(Edmon in Census) 1831 -1895; Martha, 1843 - 1915; Anna, 1871 - 1912 d/o John M and Martha Edman
Edman, William F., Sept. 28, 1873 - Jan. 14, 1951; Emma J., Jan. 3, 1878 - Jan. 1, 1967
Edman, Polly A., Feb. 27, 1833 - Mar. 17, 1913 d/o John and Mary Edman
Edman, James W., 1862 - 1944; Anna M., - 1868 - 1940 w/o James Edman
Edman, Joseph W., 1901 - 1969; Bernice A., 1902 - 1991 w/o Joseph W. Edman

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