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East Granger Cemetery

Granger Twp.
Medina 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 Lee Ann Shade, on 23 Jan., 2006.
The most recent update to this page made on 17 June, 2009.

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Aikman Alexander L., 1838 - 19--; Pauline C. (Lockhart), his wife, 1843- 19-- ALEXANDER LOUIS AIKMAN was born 17 Feb 1838 in Sharon Twp, Medina Co., Ohio, and died 20 Jan 1921. He married Paulina Celia Lockhart 24 Dec 1863 in Medina Co., OH, daughter of HUGH LOCKHART and ELIZA LOW. She was born Nov 1843 in Ohio, and died in 1924. Eliza Low was probably the daughter of Anthony and Mary (Baldwin) Low.
Aikman, Neal M. 1865 - 19--; Hugh E., 1871 - 19--; Albert L., 1877 - 19--; Perry M., son, 1879 - 19--; sons of AL & PC These are the sons of Alexander and Paulina (Lockhart) Aikman. - Sorry no image
Baldwin Guy M., died August 30, 1877, age 71 y'rs 18 D's, "weep not, he is at rest"
Bissell Maj L., 1841 -1924
Bissell, Mrs. M., wife of Maj. Bissell, Dec. 27, 1843 - Jan. 28, 1905
Bissell R. F., April 14, 1811 - April 19, 1889; Betsey, his wife, Sept. 15, 1812 - Jan. 12,1897
Everett, Elijah C., son of E. & J. Everett, died Jan. 1, 1879, aged 19 years 3ms 9ds
Everett, Elijah, Private, Ohio 6th Light Artillery Battery, died in Georgia, June 6, 1864 [Records slightly differ with inscription on stone: Elijah Everett, age at enlistment: 30, Enlistment Date: 11 Jun 1861 Rank at enlistment: Private State Served: Ohio Survived the War?: No, Service Record: Enlisted in the Ohio 6th Light Artillery Battery on 10 Dec 1861. Mustered out (died) on 06 Jun 1864 at Hospl. Birth Date: abt 1831 Sources: Official Roster of the Soldiers of the State of Ohio Roll of Honor of Ohio Soldiers] [possible father of Elijah C. Everett]
Everett, Henry, son of E. & J.Everett, died Sept. 23, 186_, aged 11y 17d [on same stone as last entry]
Everett, headstone overview
Foky James E., 1901 - 1982; Mildred H., 1908 - 1969
Ganyard, Almeda wife of SA. Ganyard, died Jan. 2, 1873, aged 39Y 11M; Louisa, daughter of S.A. & A., died Oct. 18, 1872, aged 11Y 10M Click here to see overview of stone.
Ganyard, Alzina M., wife of S.A. Ganyard, Oct. 18, 1839 - Feb. 14, 1908
Ganyard, Alzina & Almeda & Louisa (corner view)
Ganyard, Eliza, wife of Seymour Ganyard, died Mar. 14, 1888, aged 71Years
Ganyard, Esther, wife of Seymour Ganyard, died Nov. 21, 1869, aged 61Years
Ganyard, Louisa, daughter of S.A. & A., Ganyard, died Oct. 18, 1872, aged 11Y's 10Mo's
Ganyard, Seymour A., died Dec. 21, 1894 - 64Y 8M
Ganyard, Seymour B., died Nov. 27, 1896 - 88Y 25D
Hopkins Julia M. daughter of H. H.& B. A. Hopkins, died July 24, 1884, aged 19Yrs 1M 29D's [Julia Hopkins was the daughter of Henry Harrison Hopkins and Betsey A Kennedy. She was the granddaughter of William Hopkins and Mary Low Goodwin. Mary Low Goodwin was a daughter of Nathaniel A Goodwin and Lavinia Low, who are buried at Coddingville Cemetery.Obituary Medina County Gazette 8/1/1884 p. 1 Sharon News: Miss Julia Hopkins died at the residence of her grandfather, William Hopkins, Thursday, July 24, aged 21 years. The funeral took place at the Disciple church in Granger last Saturday. The deceased was a beautiful and accomplished young lady, and her amiable character will cause her death to be keenly felt by all her acquaintances.]
Jones Edward J., 1905 1976
Kennedy Joseph, died Nov. 11, 1892, aged 53yrs 6mos; Lucy A., his wife, died Dec. 28, 1907 , aged 61yrs 3mos
Kent, Thankful, wife of J., died Feb. 12, 1875 -73Y 6M 29D
Kent, John, died Feb. 5, 1875, aged 75Y 1M 4D
Kent Frank E., son of E.R. & H. Kent, died July 6, 1876, aged 19y [probable causality of Civil War, given the GAR marker accompanying memorial] View of opposite side of same memorial.
Lockhart, H.M., 1816 - 1866; Eliza, his wife, 1818 - 1892; Children, Delana, wife of R.W. Salisbury, 1841 - 1863; Edwin. 1847 - 1869, Member of Co. B, 23 O.V.I. [Company B, 23rd Regt. Ohio Volunteer Infantry, Civil War Veteran]
Low, James W., Oct. 12, 1877, aged 37y 1m 6d He fought in the Civil War, was a brother of Hiram Low, both were sons of Anthony & Mary Low, buried at Coddingville Cemetery.
Low, Nancy M., wife of Ben. E., died June 9, 1881, aged 31 years This is on the same monument as Benjamin E Low and Rebecca (Morgan) Low. Nancy M. (Shipman) Low was the second wife of Benjamin Elery Low. She bore him his only children: Grant, Ada and William Elery.
Low, Rebbecca, wife of Ben. E., died April 23, 1862, aged 60Y'rs 9M'os 15D's Rebecca (Morgan) Low was born in Virginia, the daughter of Hugh and Mercy (Ayers) Morgan and the first wife of Benjamin Elery Low. She and Benjamin had no children of their own.
Low, Benjamin E., died Nov. 15, 1880, aged 79Yrs 9Mos Benjamin Elery Low was a son of Anthony and Mary (Baldwin) Low. He donated the land for the E. Granger Church, cemetery and parsonage and contributed the timbers from his wooded land for the buildings.
Low, M. Clayton, died Sept. 18, 1893, aged 48Yrs Marion Clayton Low was born 16 Feb., 1845 in Ohio, and died 18 Sep., 1893 in Granger, Medina County, Ohio. He was the son of Isaac and Mary (Fuller) Low and the grandson of Anthony and Mary (Baldwin) Low. He married Phoebe Parker>
Low, Phoebe M., wife of M.C., died Dec. 18, 1891, aged 43Yrs. Phoebe, wife of Marion Clayton Low, daughter of Richard Parker and Martha Richardson. She was born Abt. 1848 in Ohio, and died 18 Dec 1891. They had two sons, Hart M. and Richard Hubert Low.
Low, Myron I., died Mar. 13, 1884, aged 47Yrs 8Ms 2Ds Myron Isaac Low was born 11 Jul., 1836 in Ohio, and died 13 Mar.,1884. He was the son of Isaac and Mary (Fuller) Low and grandson of Anthony and Mary (Baldwin) Low. He married Maria Moon 12 Apr., 1860 in Medina County.
Low, Maria, wife of Myron, 1840- 1921 Maria, wife of Myron, daughter of Moses Moon and Dorcas Page. She was born 05 Aug., 1840 in Granger, Ohio, and died 04 Aug.,1921 in Cleveland, Ohio.
Low, Wm. Grant, son of William G. & Temperance Low, Co. G, 115 Regt Ohio Volunteer Infantry, died May 19, 1864, aged 21Y 6M This brother and sister's inscriptions are on the opposite sides of the same tombstone. They both died young and unmarried. They, along with their siblings Rufus and Rebecca, were orphans of William Grant and Temperance (Morgan) Low, who died within months of one another in 1842. They were grandchildren of Anthony and Mary (Baldwin) Low. Benjamin E. Low, their uncle, was granted guardianship of the children. His wife, Rebecca Morgan, was the sister of Temperance Morgan. According to his obituary: "He enlisted Oct. 31st, in the 115th Regt. Co. G OVI, was taken to the hospital March 9th with measles, where he remianed until May 6th, when he started for home which he reached one week ago last Tuesday, where he failed gradually until Thursday morning last, when he suddenly sunk to rest." According to Mercy Low's obituary, she died of heart disease.
Low, Mercy A., daughter of William G. & Temperance Low, died Jan. 8, 1858, aged 18Y 9M 3D Sister of Wm. Grant Low. Click here for close view of symbol.
Mack, Hiram H., Apr. 15, 1833 - Sept. 1, 1886
Mack, Rebecca, wife of H. Mack, born Sep. 4, 1835, died Mar. 7, 1916 She, along with her siblings Rufus, Rebecca, and William Grant Low, were orphans of William Grant and Temperance (Morgan) Low, who died within months of one another in 1842. William Grant Low Sr's parents were Anthony and Mary (Baldwin) Low. Benjamin E. Low, their uncle, was granted guardianship of the children. His wife, Rebecca Morgan, was the sister of Temperance Morgan. Rebecca Low married, first, Hiram H. Mack, whose tombstone is next to hers. After her uncle, Benjamin E. Low died and his wife Nancy died a few months later, Hiram H Mack was granted guardianship of their children. After her husband's death, Rebecca (Low) Mack married James D. Wilson.
Mack, Headstone overview
McFarlin, Elsie A., born June 8, 1824, died July 3, 1897 [This is the second wife of John McFarlin. Elsie was the daughter of John Codding and Hannah Spencer.]
McFarlin, John, died Sep. 14, 1877, aged 72yrs 1mo & 18 days Click here for close view of memorial inscription.
[John McFarlin married Azuba Low on 01 Mar 1832 in Medina County. She may have been the daughter of Anthony Low Sr, but no one has been able to document this as of yet.] Click here to read history.
McFarlin, May, 1869- 1950 [Sister of John, They are the children of Anthony and Frances (Hurd) McFarlin.]
McFarlin, John H., 1872- 1927 [Brother of May, They are the children of Anthony and Frances (Hurd) McFarlin.]
McFarlin, Frances. M. Hurd, wife of Anthony McFarlin, Mar. 26, 1840 - Apri1 3, 1906; Anthony, Jan. 24, 1835 - July 25, 1910
McMillen, Rhoda, 1838- 1909
McNeil, Mary A. wife of Samuel M. McNeil, died Dec. 17, 1864, aged 32y's 7m's & 20d's [Data sent states she died 13 Dec., 1864, but stone has Dec. 17, 1864 inscribed] [Her maiden name was Smith. Samuel and Mary A (Smith) McNeil were the parents of Arthur Clayton McNeil, who married Hattie Viola Shaw. I have a photo of the Arthur & Hattie. My info about Arthur's parents come from his State of Ohio death certificate, April 15, 1943]
Osborn, W., died Mar. 9, 1865, aged 62ys 21ds
Porter Frances Louise, daughter of V.C. & H.L. Porter, Feb. 8, - 14, 1916
Phillips, Portia E., daughter of W.& A. L. Phillips, died, Apr. 10, 1870, aged 4Yrs
Rockwell, Betsy, wife of E. Rockwell, 1816- 1901
Rockwell, Cora E., Mar. 14, 1873 - May 5, 1939
Rockwell, D. Zerelda, 1846 -1897; Oliver, 1845- 1933; 5th INDPT Co., O.V.S.S. [5th Independent Co.,Ohio Volunteer Sharp Shooters, member G.A.R. Civil War Veteran]
Rockwell, Elias, died Oct. 24, 1884, aged 79Y 3M 20D
Smith, Martha L, 1836 -19-
Smith, Philenus, 1796 -1869
Smith Elcy, 1799 -1883
Smith, Minerva E., 1841 - 1866
Spencer Abijah, May 29, 1893, aged 68Y, 6M, 29D This was the second husband of Mary (Pierson) Low, the second wife of Anthony Low Jr.
Spencer, Mary, wife of Abijah Spencer, died Aug 13, 1887, aged 65 yrs [His wife, Mary Pierson, was the widow of Anthony Low, Jr. Mary and Anthony were married 04 Sep 1851, in Bath, Summit Co., Ohio. They had one child, Harriet. Anthony died 18 Mar 1854. Mary married Abijah Spencer on 24 Mar 1859 in Summit Co., Ohio.]
Spencer, Harriet L. wife of Gamma R., former wife of Samuel Howey, died July 12, 1884, aged 78Yrs
Spencer, John A., died Feb. 10, 1887, aged 26Yrs. 8M [This is on the same stone as Mary and Abijah Spencer]
Spencer, Abram B., June 9, 1848 - May 20, 1899; Elizabeth, his wife, Dec. 25, 1849- Aug. 6, 1924; Baby Anna; Baby George
Sumner Overview of headstone.
Sumner, Corinne, 1864 - 1917 Wife of Jason Sumner, daughter of Anthony McFarlin and Frances Hurd. She was born 18 Jul 1864 in Bath, Summit Co., Ohio, and died 20 May 1917 in #30 Rhodes St, 3rd Ward, Akron, Summit Co., OH.
Sumner, Jason, 1862 - 1935 Jason Sumner was born 03 Jan., 1862 in Spring Field Twp, OH, and died 03 Jul., 1935 in City Hospital, Akron, Summit Co., OH. He married (1) Corinne McFarlin. He married (2) Henrietta. He owned the Sumner Butter Company. Child of Jason & Corrine (McFarlin)Sumner is: Mac A. Sumner, b. 29 Jun 1888, Bath, Summit Co., Ohio; d. 23 Oct 1920, Akron, Summit Co., OH; m. Elizabeth
Sumner Mac A., 1887 - 1920 He was the son of Jason M and Corrinne (McFarlin) Sumner.
Turner, Louisa H., Mar. 30, 1861 - Mar. 6, 1895; Turner, W. S., 1856-1902; Low, Maria, wife of Myron, 1840- 1921 This is on the same tombstone as Myron and Maria Low. Louisa (Low) Turner was their daughter and she married William S. Turner on March 30, 1882 in Medina County. She died in Columbus, Ohio.
Turner, William S., 1856 -1902
Valentine, Robert H., 1837-1925; Ann M. Spencer his wife, 1842-1911
Vann, George, died Sep. 24, 1876, aged 66 years
Williamson Henry O., died _ 26, 18__, aged _y, 2mo, 21 d. [death date could be 1869, very difficult to read]
Williamson Mary, wife of Wm. B. Williamson, died Feb. 9, 1873, age 69yrs 9ms 18ds
Williamson William B., died Jan. 19, 1880, aged 78ys 4ms 27ds
Young, Ira, Nov. 8, 1846 - Oct. 6, 1888; Mary El1en Shade his wife, Nov. 9, 1847- April 23, 1917 [Mary Ellen Shade was my great grand aunt, daughter of Andrew and Lucinda (Jones) Shade. Lucinda was the daughter of Benjamin and Mary Jones of Sharon Twp, Medina Co., Ohio. Andrew's great grandfather was Andreas Schadt, who arrived in this country from Germany 21 Aug 1750. He is in the Patriot Index of the DAR because he signed an Oath of Allegiance on 25 May 1778.]
Young, Edith, 1880 -1946
Young, Franklin P., May 5, 1876 - Jan. 16, 1901; May, Oct. 1, 1883- Mar. 14, 1916
Young, Harriet Low, wife of Robert Young, July 8, 1852 - Dec. 22, 1913

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