Burnside Cemetery

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Jersey Twp.
Licking County

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These tombstone photos have been generously donated by Robert M. Sizelove, Sr., June 26, 2004.
Wish to present my readings of Burnside Cemetery. It is located at the corner of Burnside Rd. (TR29) & Jug Street Rd. (CR22). This is a small and well cared for township cemetery. Which contains burial dates ranging from 1836 to 1970s. As always, I have made every effort to transcribe the stones carefully. Some are so weathered it was difficult to read them, others were so deteriorated that only partial readings were possible. If you have additional information improving these readings, will be honored to update this page. Readings start nearest Burnside Rd. & Jug Street Rd. facing west, my readings are from right to left (north to south) I am responsible for both the readings and photographs in this report. Robert M. Sizelove, Sr. 19 June, 2004.

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Row 1.
i. Priest, Charles L., 1868 - 1910; Homer, 1847 - __; Martha M., his wife, 1847 - __; Lymon, 1870 - __
ii. "P" [plot marker]
iii. Jakeway, Myrtle P., 1889 1977 -Mother-
iv. Unknown, [war veteran medal]
v. Fowler, William, son of Samuel & Lucinda Fowler, died Aug. 16th 1858, aged 20years 1mo
vi. Fowler, Julyann, daughter of Samuel & Lucinda Fowler, died Dec. 16th 1848, aged 2years 1mo & 2 days
vii. Fowler, Angeline, daughter of Samuel S. & Lucinda Fowler, died Dec. 3, 1848, aged 7 years
viii. Unknown, __aged _years, 5 mo, 13 days [very badly damaged stone]
ix. R. M. F. [foot stone]
x. A. F. [footstone]
xi. Unknown burial[base only, headstone missing]
xii. Unmarked footstone for Sarah Jakeway
Row 2.
i. Smith, Joseph, 1832 - 1915; Mary, wife of Joseph Smith, died Apr. 17, 1906, aged 69y 11m 17d
ii. Smith, Deiadamia, wife of Isaac Smith, died Sept. 8, 1868, aged 72y 4m & 27d
iiia. Smith, John, died Dec. 30, 1877, aged 85y 2m 20d [Veteran of Civil War medal]
iiib. Smith, Catharine, wife of J. B. Smith, died Apr. 16, 1891, aged 92y & 2d
iv. Unknown burial [fieldstone marker]
v. Unknown burial [footstone]
vi. Headley, Jane, wife of Charles Headley, died June 12, 1851, aged 22ys
vii. Unknown, aged 45 years [lower fragment of headstone]
viii. Jakeway, Sarah, wife of Wm. Jakeway, died Dec. 27, 1877, aged 75y 1m 19d
Row 3.
i. VanKirk, Delno, son of Hahlon & Sarah VanKirk, died Feb. 8, 1857, aged 4 years & 2 mo.
ii. Smith, Phebe, wife of Peter Smith, died Oct. 19, 1857, aged 78years
iii. Smith, Peter, died Mar. 15, 1859, In the 88th year of his age
iv. Smith, James L., son of _ & L. Smith, died Jan. 23, 1863, aged 8y & 10m
v. Smith, Ezra, son of _ & L. Smith, died Apr. 27, 1863, aged 14ys
vi. Smith, Timothy, son of J. & M. Smith, died Sep. 10, 1851, aged 3ys
vii. Dowell, Nancy, wife of L. Dowel, died June 20, 18718, aged 48y 5m 23d
viii. Jakeway, Daniel, son of Wm. & Sarah Jakeway, died April 6, 1848, Æ 3 years
Row 4.
i. Smith, Carey A., 1873 - 1928; Lewis M., 1875 - 1917; Clyde F., 1878 - 1915; Cora B. Friddle, 1877 - 1931; Rodney B., 1850 - 1922; Mary E., 1851 - 1929
ii. Smith, Mary, wife of Joel Smith, died Mar. 10, 1908, aged 87y 9m 4d
iii. Smith, Joel, died Mar. 10, 1907, aged 87y 1m 18d
iv. [footstone fragment]
Row 5.
i. Unknown burial [fragment]
ii. Smith, Frank, son of A. & E. J. Smith, died Sep. 22, 1891, aged 22y 6m 2d
iii. Smith, Alexander, died Apr. 4, 1900, aged 65y 8m 12d; Jennetta, dau. Of A. L. & E. J. Smith, died June 19, 1877, aged 2y 9d; Elizabeth J., wife of A. L. Smith, died Apr. 13, 1877, aged 32y 2m
iv. Philbrook, Albert Oscar, son of B. & M. Philbrook, died Feb. 13, 1856,a ged 3mo 22d
v. Philbrook, Francis, 1827 - 1841
vi. Philbrook, Phineas, 1823 - 1841
Row 6.
i. Jakeway, George, son of Wm. & Sarah Jakeway, died Apr. 26, 1848 Æ 7 yrs
ii. Burnsides, William S., son of Joseph & Elizabeth Burnsides, died May 26, 1857, aged 8 months & 29 days
iii. J. S. [footstone]
iv. Burnsides, Mary Susannah, daughter of Joseph & Elizabeth Burnsides, died Oct. 30, 1851, aged 4 years
v. Burnsides, Susan, dau. Of Wm. & Sarah Burnsides, died Mar. 11, 1853, aged 17ys 5mo 20ds; John Westley, died Mar. 4, 1836, aged 1yr 11mo 14ds
This completes my readings of this cemetery.

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