|On the William & Clemency Preble Johnson farm, later owned by Dick Gray, one mile west of the Bethel
Church Cemetery and about three miles southeast of Versailles, Ind. are the following graves. |
The markers from which the above inscriptions were copied have been removed from the graves on the Johnson Farm and placed around the marker erected by the Ripley Co., Ind. Historical Society in memory of Roswell Johnson, the first treasurer of Ripley Co. at the Bethel Church Cemetery.
|Red text submitted by Patricia M. Mullen - Email firstname.lastname@example.org|
Jim & Lu Mahoney, of Florida, for typing these interments for me to use here.
|BUCHANAN, Martha Ann||~||25Dec1837|| d/o George & Mary Buchanan |
aged 9y 7m 27d
|BUCHANAN, Mary Johnson||~||08May1831|| w/o George Buchanan |
d/o Roswell Johnson
aged 23y 2m 3d
|BUCHANAN, George||~||17May1828||aged 23y|
|JOHNSON, Roswell||14Aug1769||17Jul1837|| aged 67y 11m 3d |
Supposedly a Drummer Boy in the Revolution.
During the War of 1812, he was a private attached to Swifts and Dobbins Regiment, New York Volunteers in 1814
|JOHNSON, Mary 'Polly'||03Feb1778||10Aug1844|| w/o Roswell Johnson |
aged 66y 5m 8d
|JOHNSON, Erastus L.||~||15Mar1862||s/o J. W. & Malinda Johnson|
|PREBLE, James M.||17Jul1844||22Dec1862||~|