Glendale Cemetery

Akron
Summit 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 term , 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 George L. Wilson, Jan. 27, 2005.
The most recent update to this page made on 29 Aug., 2005.


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Wilson, George W., 1892 - 1958; Lillian P., 1894 - 1956 George William Wilson, born 155 Aug. 1892, died 25 June, 1958. Lillian Pearl (Weisenmiller) Wilson, born 23 Feb. 1894, died 11 Dec. 1956. Lillian was the wife of George W. Wilson & daughter of Carrie (Steinbaugh) Weisenmiller. Carrie was born 29 Dec. 1870, died 18 Mar. 1960. This is the name on the stone behind the Wilson's in the picture. They are all buried in Section 16, part of Lot 18
Wilson, J. Frederick, 1919 - 1988; Helen M., 1923 - __ James Frederick, is a Veteran of World War II, he always went by "Fred" & is the son of George & Lillian Wilson. Fred was an Engineer, active in Fairlawn politics & Fairlawn Citizen of the Year in 1985. Fred and Helen are my parents. My mother is still living. Section 16, part of Lot 18.

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