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Fredericksburg East Cemetery

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Saltcreek Twp.
Wayne 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 Terry Thompson, March. 05, 2005.
The village of Fredericksburg is only about four square blocks, the cemetery is on the immediate East edge of town. Fredericksburg East Cemetery is located on the South side of Route 2, Harrison Road.
The most recent update to this page made on 5 May, 2008.


Please Note: Click on underlined name to view tombstone image.
Criswell, Overview of large cement memorial.
Criswell, Memorial overview
Criswell, Martin S., 1864 - 1908 Husband of Nettie (Fluhart) Criswell & son of James F. & Elizabeth (Scott) Criswell.
Criswell, In Loving Remembrance of William, died Feb. 22, 1902, aged 79ys 3m 24ds; Elizabeth, died Aug. 4, 1908, aged 80 ys 27ds
Criswell, Elisabeth Forgy, Nov. 29, 1796 - Mar. 11, 1874 -Mother-; James, Jan. 4, 1790 - June 13, 1860 -Father- James Criswell married his step sister Elisabeth Forgy. James is the father of William Criswell, my 4th great-grandparents. Click here for view of other side of memorial.
Criswell, James F., died Sept. 15, 1898, aged 73y 8m 12d James Forgy Criswell, husband of Elizabeth (Scott) Criswell. Son of James & Elisabeth (Forgy) Criswell, brother of William Criswell.
Criswell, Elizabeth, wife of James F. Criswell, died Apr. 23, 1910, aged 77y 11m 22d Elizabeth (Scott) Criswell, wife of James Forgy Criswell.
Criswell, Flora I., Jan. 15, 18171 - Mar. 6, 1934 Flora I. Criswell, daughter of James F. & Elizabeth (Scott) Criswell.
Criswell, Overview of Jas. & Eliz. Criswell plot.
Criswell, James ?, son of J.F. & E. Criswell, died..., aged ?y 3mo 5d This marker to immediate right of James Forgy Criswell family plot. Memorial too worn to completely read.
Criswell, Emily, dau. of ... Headstone may say infant, too hard to read. This stone located immediately right of the James F. Criswell family plot headstone.
Goodin, Isabell, died Jan. 17, 1916, aged 91ys 23ds -Mother-
Harrison, Margaret A., wife of John Harrison, May 20, 1825 - Aug. 27, 1900 Margaret (Dizer) Harrison
Harrison, John F., 1855 - 1924; Ella, 1869 - 1952; Russell L., 1894 - 1968
Harrison, In loving remembrance of, Stephen, died June 21, 1888, aged 52y 2m 15d; Celesta J., his wife, 1839 - 1915 -Absent but not forgotten- Stephen Harrison, son of John & Margaret A. (Dizer,Dysert) Harrison., born 6 march, 1836, Franklin Twp., Wayne Co., OH. Celesta J.(Firestone) Harrison, daughter of John & Zella (Seawright) Firestone. Born 3 march, 1839, died 9 Apr. 1915 (death certificate).
Immler, Henry W., 1849 - 1929 -Father- Henry W. Immler, son of Henry & Ragalia Immler, husband of Mary Emma (Thompson) Immler. Click here to view Civil War medal
Immler, Mary Emma, 1859 - 1937 -Mother- Mary Emma (Thompson) Immler, wife of Henry W. Immler.
Immler, Charles B., 1876 - 1937 -Son- Charles B. Immler, son of Henry W. & Mary Emma (Thompson) Immler.
Reichenbach, Nellie Criswell, 1866 - 1943 This stone beside memorial for Martin S. Criswell. Nettie (Fluhart) Criswell Reichenbach, daughter of James & Margaret (Poorman) Fluhart & wife of Martin S. Criswell. Oct. 10, 1865 - June 25, 1943.
Thompson, John, Jr. The west face of this gravestone for John Thompson, Jr. & his second wife Mary Ann Bulger. A "lynchpin" gravestone in determining whether John Thompson Jr. was the son or grandson of John Thompson Sr. (family patriarch) buried in the Thompson Cemetery. This west face very well may bear the weathered inscription for a John William Thompson, oldest son of John Thompson Sr. As John Thompson, Jr. was born in 1812, assuming the DAR flag & medallion have been properly placed, then this is the case.
Click here to view the War of 1812 medallion.
Thompson, John, died Oct. 25, 1884, aged 72yr 2ms 13dys. South side of monument. Born Aug. 12th, 1812, he is either the son or grandson of John Thompson, senior buried in the Thompson Cemetery. As he was known to be born in 1812, it is most unlikely he was a veteran of the War of 1812.
Thompson, Mary Ann, wife of J. Thompson, died March 5, 1880, aged 59ys 5ms 19ds [north side of monument] Mary Ann (Bulger) Thompson, daughter of Michael & Rachel (Brown) Bulger, Jr., second wife of John Thompson, Jr.
Thompson, Pearl Myrtle Richeson, June 12, 1885 - Jan. 12, 1934 First wife of Lake Guy Thompson, married June 5, 1912, daughter of James Hall & Charlotte (Freed) Richeson.
Thompson, Lake G., 1886 - 1978; Minnie L., 1892 - 1985 Lake Guy Thompson, son of William & Sophronia (Sharp) Thompson. Lake Guy Thompson was born Sept. 28, 1886, died Aug. 27, 1978 and his second wife Minnie Lois Kerr.
Thompson, William, 1847 - 1939; Sophronia, 1846 - 1933; George, 1873 - 1884; Ulna, 1879 - 1880 William Thompson & his wife Sophronia (Sharp) Thompson, with their children George & Ulna. William was the son of Moses & Marthy (Akey) Thompson. Sophronia was the daughter of George & Elizabeth (Fluhart) Sharp.
Thompson, Matthew A., 1854 - 1900 -Father- Matthew A. Thompson, son of Moses & Sarah Ann (Moore) Thompson. Born 28 July 1854, died 3 Dec. 1909, Akron, Summit Co., OH.
Thompson, Phoebe A., 1850 - 1914 -Mother- Phoebe A. (Owings)Thompson, daughter of Ephriam & Anna (Mesomore) Owings. Born 21 Apr., 1850, Pennsylvania, died 17 Oct. 1914, Akron, Summit Co., OH.
Thompson, Arthur L., 1884 - 1928 Arthur Thompson, son of Matthew A. & POhoebe A. (Owings) Thompson. Born 28 Oct. 1884, Fredericksburg, Ohio, died 21 Jan. 1928, Toledo, Lucas Co., OH.
Thompson, Vesta O., 1897 - 1941 Vesta O. Thomopson, daughter of Ethan Thompson, born Apr. 1897.

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