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St. Patrick's Cemetery

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St. Patrick
Turtle Creek Twp.
Shelby 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 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 Miles Meyer, on 1 July, 2005.
This cemetery is located south of Ft. Loramie, off SR 705.
The most recent update to this page was made on 12 Apr., 2008.

Please Note: Click on underlined name to view tombstone image.
Meyer, Mary L., 1934 - 1935; Alberta J., 1932 - 1935; Carl L., 1933 - 1935; Margaret A., 1930 - 1935 -Erected in loving memory of children of Joseph & Henrietta Meyer-
Puthoff, Elisabetha, Heir ruket, Gest 17 Jan 1892, Im Alter von 55 Jahre 6M & 24Tage Elisabetha died 17 Jan. 1892, aged 55y 6m 24days. Children's names listed at bottom of memorial: Johann, Franzz, Marta, Elisabeth, Rosa & Anna.
Puthoff, Bernard, Heir ruket, Gest 11 Aug. 1886, Alt 60 Jahre, -Der Herr ist mein Erbe, Der Vestorhane Herr, Lasst eine trauernde, Witwe and sechskinder-
Mc Monagle (headstone)
Gaier, Ferdinand, 1859 - 1945; Rachel, 1865 - 1922
Sherman, Rose C., died Sept. 8, 1920, aged 30y 2m 11d
Meyer, Heinrich, Gest 30 juli 1889, Alt 54 Jahre 5M & 18Tage Heinrich died July 30, 1889, aged 54 years, 5 months & 18 days.
Westerheide, Mary, daughter of Maurice & Doris Westerheide, 1949
Westerheide, Joseph E., 1916 - 1927
Westerheide, Gregory Raymond, Jan. 20, 1962
Westerheide, Doris K., 1923 - 1971; Maurice R., 1920 -

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