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South Salem Cemetery

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Buckskin Twp.
Ross 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 Sandy Holladay, on 30 Jan., 2011.
This cemetery is located in South Salem, Ohio, on 3000 block of Church St., just north and west of Main St.

Please Note: Click on underlined name to view tombstone image.
Holliday, Robert, 7th& 5thCo's PA Mi1itia, 1747-1823 Rev. War Veteran
Hollyday, Eleanor, wife of John Hollyday, died June 18, 1867, aged 76y 11m 13d
Hollyday, John, died Nov. 13, 1852, aged 68y 1m 22d
Morter, Mary A., wife of R.N. Morter, born 1818, died Apr. 16, 1852, aged 34y 1m 4d, A native of England, wife of B. J. Half sister to Queen Victoria.
Pricer, Daniel, 1828 - 1904, Father
Pricer, David, born May 22, 1804, died Mar. 4, 1894
Pricer, Mary R., 1831 - 1905, Mother
Pricer, Matthew B., son of D. & G. Pricer , died Mar. 6, 1864, aged 32y 4m 6d,
Pricer, Samatha, daughter of D. & G. Pricer, age 27yrs 1mo 15ds [verse at bottom not readable]
Pricer, Sarah Ann, daughter of D.S. & M. R. Pricer, died Nov. 28, 1858, aged 7yrs 9mo 24ds

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