Stringtown Cemetery

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Dublin Twp.
Mercer 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 Lynn Davis, on 4 Aug., 2006.
This cemetery is located in Dublin Twp. At the intersection of SR 33 & SR 127, is Mercer, OH. The next intersection north (less than a mile) of SR 33, is SR707. Turn left (west) onto SR 707, go 3 miles to Stringtown Cemetrey, it's on the north side of the road.
The most recent update to this page made on 1 Sept., 2006.

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Tester, Jacob, born Sept. 19, 1796, died Sept. 19, 1876, aged 80y Jacob is the son of George Tester.
Tester, Mary, died Sept 4, 1874, aged 58y 1m 6d Mary (Pence) Tester, wife of Jacob Tester (born in 1796).
Tester, Maria, died Mar. 2, 1872, aged 28y 10m 11d Maria (Berryhill) Tester, wife of Jacob Tester )born in 1836).
Tester, Cora May, died Apr. 3, `874, aged 10m 19d Cora May Tester, daughter of Jacob (1836) & Maria Tester.
Tester, David, born Dec. 20, 1825, died Mar. 25, 1895 David, son of Jacob (1796) & Mary Tester.
Tester, Elizabeth, born May 17, 1824, died Nov. 19, 1903 Elizabeth (Clutter), wife of David Tester.

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