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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

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 ~

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