Oakhill Cemetery

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Loudon Twp.
Madison 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 Judy Hopkins, on 03 Sept., 2006.

Please Note: Click on underlined name to view tombstone image.
Lewis, Bettie, 1856 - 1933
Lewis, John, 1855 - 1917
Lewis, Belle M., 1871 - 1948; Joseph S., 1865 - 1949
Lewis, Tillman, born Jan. 1, 1815, died Jan. 13, 1894; Mary A., his wife, born Nov. 10, 1819, died Nov. 27, 1897
Palmer, Mary "Our Dear Mother", Nov. 24, 1857 - July 11, 1927
Rice, Margaret (Lewis), wife of W. Rice, born Mar. 9, 1845, died Feb. 6, 1895
Summers, Catherine (Lewis), 1843 - 1911
Wheeler, Jesse, 1879 - 1966
Wheeler, Thomas, born June 17, 1841, died Mar. 26, 1898, Co. A. MD CAV.; Nancy (Lewis), his wife, 1840 - 1919
Wheeler, Aaron, born Feb. 22, 1809, died Aug. 17, 1896
Wheeler, Matilda, wife of Aaron Wheeler, died Aug. 19, 1888, aged 80yrs 5ms
Wheeler, Charlotte J., 1891 - 1975

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