Adcock-Cochran-Mt.Hope Cemetery

Jackson Twp.
Perry 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 seperate 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 term , this is just a term that generally replaces the work "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 Jen & Josh Guising, April 02, 2005.
This cemetery can be found by takling Township Road 238 (last road to left on Marietta before State Route 668), long hike or 4 wheeler only. Follow road till fork, take right, follow till pond on right, next road. Second fork just past beaver dams on left, and up hill. Where the woodline starts on top of hill, look for largest tree (peak of hill), behind tree. Once there, notice direction stones are facing, walk straight down hill following that direction (you can almost see it from graveyardd) about 200 yds. There is the structure, I don't know if it was a church or a house, but it has a very defined roadbed leading up to it from the bottom of the hill. I'm going to try and go back obtain more readings & photos.


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Cochran, Arthur, died June 21, 1858, aged 29yrs 1mo 17ds
Cochran, Catherine, wife of Peter, died Dec. 19, 1855, age 90
Bell, Daniel, son of Simon & Susannah, died Mar. 25 AD, 1839, aged 11y 4m 9d
Cochran, David, son of George & MAry Kishler, died OCt. 12 AD, 1837, aged 6 months & 12 days
Unknown, M. K. Probably footstone for Mary Kishler.
Cochran, C..., wife of John Cochran, died Mar. 18, 185_, aged 25y & 3m

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