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Leroy Township

Brakeman Cemetery Sections 1 and 2

 

Name

Sec- tion

Row

Stone #

Inscription

Symbols

Comments

 Beebe, Ezra

 Beebe, Lydia

1

1

1

Beebe/ Ezra Beebe/ Died/ Jan 10, 1860/ Aged 79 Years/ & 10 Months/ Lydia/ Wife of/ Ezra Beebe/ Died/ Sept.. 28, 1862/ Ag'd 85 y'rs./ & 6 Mo's./

 

Out of base - flat, top to side

 Thompson, Memphis F.

 Thompson, Emily M.

1

1

2

Thompson/ Memphis F./ Born May 19, 1847/ Died Apr 6, 1886/ Emily M. His Wife/ Born Aug. 7, 1849/ Died Dec 12, 1935/

Very old 3 men in star (Civil War) flagholder

Words Born and Died illeg. Remainder of stone getting dim. Limestone

 Smith, Estella

1

2

1

Estella/ Dau of/ B. & E. Smith/ Died/ July 12, 1863/ AE 1Yr 5(?) Mos & 11 dys/

Lamb

 

 Green, Frances

1

3

1

Frances/ wife of/ James Green/ Dec 22, 1839/ June 26, 1914

 

 

 Green, James

1

3

2

James Green/ June 26, 1839/ Aug 28, 1915/

 

 

 Green, Wallace D.

1

3

3

Wallace D. Green/ Mar. 4, 1878/ Nov. 2, 1902/ Our Dear Boy Is At Rest/

 

Pink rock - possible footstone?

 *,

1

4

1

 

 

pink rock, possibly footstone?

 Ray, David H.

 Ray, Margaret C. Prentis

 Ray, Eluida

 Ray, Daisey

1

5

1

David H. Ray/ 2. O. H. Art./ 1837-1899/ Margaret C. Prentis/ His Wife/ 1844-1917/ Eluida & Daisey/ Their Children/

GAR Flagholder

granite

 French, Nathan

1

6

1

Grandfather/ Nathan/

 

See French Mon. 1-7-3

 French, Mary

1

6

2

Grandmother/ Mary/

 

See French Mon. 1-7-3

 French, ?

1

6

3

My Child

 

 

 French, Sally A.

1

6

4

Mother/ Sally A./

 

See French Mon. 1-7-3

 French, Amos C.

1

6

5

Father/ Amos C./

 

See French Mon. 1-7-3

 French, Jane M.?

1

7

1

French, Jane M.?/ 1876-1924?

 

See French Mon. 1-7-3

 French, Chauncey A.

1

7

2

Brother/ Chauncey A./

 

See French Mon. 1-7-3

 French, Nathan

 French, Mary

 French, Infant Son

 French, Sarah E.

 French, Chauncey A.

 French, Amos G.

 French, Sally A.

1

7

3

[west face] Nathan French/ Died Aug. 30. 1847./ Aged 87 Yrs. 6 Ms. 27d's./ Mary/ Wife of the above/ Died Nov. 2. 1855/ Aged 84 years/ French/ [east side] Infant Son/ Died Apr. 21. 1826[effloresced]/ Sarah E./ Died Oct. 5. 1844/ Aged 4 Years & 7 Mos./ Chauncey A./ Died Oct. 11. 1844/ Aged 1 Year & 2 Mos./ Children of/ Amos C.& Sally A. French./ [south side] Amos G. French/ Died Oct. 25. 1889/ Aged 79 Yrs. 3 Mos. 13 ds./ Sally A./ His Wife/ Died Sep. 11. 1888/ Aged 80 Y'rs. 5 m's. 18 d's./

 

1920's reading indicated a Revolutionary War marker for Nathan French. It is now missing.

 French, Elizabeth

1

7

4

Sister/ Elizabeth/

 

See French Mon. 1-7-3

 French, Baby Boy

1

7

5

Baby/ Our Boy/

 

See French Mon. 1-7-3

 Tew, Francis

1

8

1

Francis/ Son of/ John & Mercy/ Tew/ Died Jan. 12,/ 1834/ Aged 7 Months

 

 

 Tew, Henry J.

1

8

2

Henry J./ Son of/ John & Mercy/ Tew/ Died Feb 1, 1849/ Aged 17 years -/ & 9 Mo.

 

 

 Tew, John

1

9

1

John Tew, died Jan 12, 1833, age 24 yrs, 10 mo [footstone] J. T./

 

From 1920's reading; footstone fallen over; brown stone broken off - illegible

 Tew, Enos

 Tew, Betsey Carrier

1

10

1

Tew/ Enos Tew/ 1801-1879/ Betsey Carrier/ His Wife/ 1805-1879/

 

granite

 Tew, Richard J.

1

10

2

Richard J. Tew/ 1847-1929/

 

granite

 Tew, Enos Jr.

1

10

3

Enos Tew Jr./ 1830-1920/

 

granite

 Doncaster, Emily L.

1

11

1

Emily L. Doncaster/ 1833-1875/

 

granite

 Comstock, Wealthy

1

11

2

Wealthy Comstock/ 1799-1870/

 

granite

 Comstock, Isreal

1

11

3

Isreal Comstock/ 1797-1870/

 

granite

 Rogers, Wealthy

1

11

4

Wealthy Rogers/ 1779-1870/

 

granite

 Comstock, Roderick I.

1

12

1

Roderick I. Comstock/ Born/ Sept. 21, 1825/ Died May 25, 1866/ The world which is without truth is done/ Is cold to all that might have been/ So here shall silence guide thy soul/ But somewhere out of heaven you/ Whatever thy hands are set to do/ Is wrought with him all of thy term [footstone] R. C./

Shaking hands

Off base, propped up. The verse almost unreadable- reconstructed with much guessing.

 Radcliffe, William

 Radcliffe, Jane Tear

1

13

1

William Radcliffe/ Born Mar. 17, 1816/ Died Mar. 28, 1876/ JaneTear/ His Wife/ 1826-1888/

 

granite

 Radcliffe, George H.

1

13

2

George H./ Son of/ W. & J. Radcliffe/ Died/ Oct. 27, 1863/ Aged 5 yrs./ Suffer little children to/ come unto me, and forbid them/ not for of such is the king/ dom of Heaven/

 

 

 Socie, Joseph K.

1

14

1

Joseph K. Socie/ 1889-1961/

 

granite

 Higley, Jasper W

 Higley, Clarence W.

 Higley, Bertha E.

 Higley, Ruth L.

1

14

2

Higley/ Jasper W/ 1915/ Clarence W/ 1890-1959/ Bertha E/ 1897-1964/ Ruth L/ 1922-1974/

 

Large granite - off base into next row.

 Scovill, James W.

 Scovill, Theodore M.

2

1

1

James W. Scovill/ Co.I 23 Regt OVI/ Died Nov. 20 1865/ Aged 34[?] years[pos. 31 or 37]/ Theodore M./ Son of J.W & M.J. Scovill/ Died May 1, 1864/ Aged 14 Months/ Of such is the Kingdom of heaven/

Civil War Veteran Insignia broken off

Stone slid off base; under big wild rose bush

 Sprague, Jonathon

2

1

2

Jonathon Sprague/ born/ Aug. 16, 1807/ Died/ Aug. 27, 1877.

ivy on bottom

 

 Wheeler, Ebenezer

 Wheeler, Hannah S.

2

1

3

Ebenezer Wheeler/ Died/ April 25, 1868/ Aged 84 years/ Hannah S./ wife of E. Wheeler/ Died Jan. 26, 1853/ aged 71 years./

 

 

 Teachout, William H.

2

1

4

William H. Teachout/ Died/ Aug. 28, 1863/ Co A. 125th Regt. O.V.I./

Confederate Veteran Insignia in front of stone

Civil War Veteran. Small rectangular stone

 Kellogg, J.E.

 Kellogg, Alma A.

 Kellogg, Preserved S.

 Kellogg, Sally

 Kellogg, Josephine E.

 Kellogg, Alice L.

 Kellogg, Edie

 Kellogg, Alta M.

2

2

1

[south side of stone] J.E. Kellogg/ born May 24, 1825/ Died Sept. 20, 1903/ Alma A. His wife/ born July 12, 1830/ Died Feb. 15, 1872/ [east side] Preserved S. Kellogg/ born Sept. 15, 1784/ died June 12, 1845/ Sally his wife/ born June 20, 1789[?]/ died Nov. 20, 1874[?]/ Parents of J.E. Kellogg./ [west side of stone] Josephine E. Kellogg/ born May 31, 1855[?]/ Died Oct. 1866[?]/ Alice L. Kellogg/ born May 14, 1851/ Died Mar. 23, 1869/ Edie Kellogg/ born Mar. 27 1876/ died Apr. 24, 1876/ Alta M. Kellogg/ born Feb. 3,1871- Died June 21 1872

 

Over 5 foot tall monument. 3 sides have inscriptions. south side very hard to see.

 Thompson, Martha Bates

2

2

2

Martha/ wife of/ Gurdon Thompson/ and daughter of/ Ezra & Lydia Bates/ died/ Sept. 11, 1857/ aged 42 yrs, 2m, 23 ds./ [Inscription below - not readable]/ [footstone] M.T.

 

Inscription on lower part of stone - not readable

 Thompson, Gurdon

2

2

3

Gurdon/ Thompson/ 1804-1874

 

 

 Thompson, Ann M.

2

2

4

 Ann M./ wife of Gurdon Thompson/ born Dec 27, 1812/ died July 24, 1897/ [footstone] Anne M.

 

 

 Davis, Gracie Manley

2

3

1

Gracie Manley Davis/ born June 12. 1859/ died June 11, 1924/

shaking hands

 

 Manley, Edgar A.

2

3

2

Edgar A. Manley/ born Nov. 8. 1845/ died Apr. 19. 1902

Shaking hands; Confederate vet flagholder

8 lines poetry - get later

 Manley, Louis E.

2

3

3

Louis E [on top]/ Son of Edgar A. & Gracie M./ Manley/ Died Apr. 23, 1887/ aged 1 Yr. 4mo's. 9ds./ Father, mother and brothers dear/ weep not for him, shed not a tear./ The casket molders 'neath the sod/ the jewel gleams in heaven with God./

 

fallen over

 Manley, Seth

2

4

1

Seth Manley/ Co. G/ 1 Ohio L.A./ July 3, 1821/ Jan. 3, 1894/

 

Gov't Civil War Shield type, with dates added at bottom.

 Upson, Louisa

2

4

2

Sister/ Louisa

 

See mon 2-2-4

 Upson, Job Jr.

2

4

3

Brother/ Job Jr.

 

 

 Upson, Job

 Upson, Maria

 Upson, Louisa

 Upson, Job Jr.

2

4

4

 [west side] Job Upson/ Died Nov. 20, 1872/ Aged 79 yrs/ [south side] Maria - wife of/ Job Upson/ Died/ Oc.t 24, 1869/ Aged/ 73 yrs./ [north side] Louisa Upson/ died/ Aug. 12, 1847/ Aged/ 14 yrs. & 10 mos./Job Upson Jr./ Died/ Sept. 7, 1847./ Aged/ 5 yrs. & 7 mos.

 

Very tall monument with 4 stones in front

 Upson, Job

2

4

5

Father/ Job

 

See mon 2-4-4

 Upson, Maria

2

4

6

Mother/ Maria

 

See mon 2-4-4

 Sprague, Olive

2

5

1

Mother/ Olive Sprague/ Mar. 14, 1809/ Aug. 4, 1887/

 

limestone

 Sprague, Sarepta U.

2

5

3

Sarepta U./ Sprague/ May 28, 1845/ June 7, 1911/

 

 

 Peters, Wayne

2

5

4

Wayne Peters/ 1904-1984/

 

granite

 Peters, Raymond G.

2

5

5

Raymond G. Peters/ 1907-1924/

hand with pen

old reading states 1822-1916 ??

 Peters, Charles

2

5

6

Charles Peters/ 1861-1918/

 

 

 Peters, Emily Waldorf

2

5

7

Emily Waldorf/ Peters/ 1822-1916/

 

 

 Peters, Lydia

2

5

7

Lydia Peters/ 1844-1914/

 

 

 Sprague, Emory

2

6

1

Emory Sprague/ Oct. 19, 1838/ Feb. 15, 1917/

 

 

 Brown, E.A.

 Brown, Cora Peters

2

6

2

E.A. Brown/ Born. May 7. 1862-Died. Jan. 7. 1946/ Cora Peters Brown/ Born. Aug. 11. 1868 - Died. Oct. 19. 1948

 

6 foot Mausoleum(vault) - brick

 

2

6

3

 

Antique War Memorial

Totally illegible. Rock

 Chappel, Nathan

 Chappel, Hannah Hungerford

 Chappel, Delesta H.

 Chappel, Lydia B

 Chappell, Major Adon

 Chappel, Lucios G.

 Matteson, Edward F.

 Matteson, Edson

2

6

4

[south side] Chappell/ Nathan Chappel/ July 4, 1792 - Oct. 14, 1852/ Hannah Hungerford His Wife/ Sep. 4, 1797 - May 28, 1846/ Their Children/ Delesta H./ Sep. 28, 1818 - Oct. 12, 1852/ Lydia B/ Jan. 8, 1821 - Nov. 15, 1844/ Major Adon/ Jan. 24, 1829 - Oct. 25, 1848/ Lucius G./ May 16, 1833 - Sep. 2 1863/ [north side] Edward F./ Aug. 5, 1850 - Feb. 24, 1852/ Edson/ Sep. 9, 1853 - Sep. 30, 1853/ Children of/ Abel & Nancy Matteson/

 

Newer granite stone

 Phillips, Thos. T

 Phillips, Julia

 Phillips, Kate

2

7

1

Phillips/ Thos. T. 1826 -1910/ Julia his wife/ 1829 - 1900/ Kate 1861 - 1904/

Mexican War bronze flag marker

Red Granite

 *, Lydia

2

8

1

Lydia

 

 

 *, Charles

2

8

2

Charles

 

 

 *, Anna

2

8

3

Anna

 

 

 Carn, William

 Carn, Joseph

 Carn, Ellen

 Carn, Hugh

 Carn, Ellenor

2

9

1

[east side] William Carn/ Died June 12, 1858/ Aged 18 yrs/ Joseph Carn/ Died Dec. 25, 1850/ Aged 22 yrs./ Ellen Carn/ Died June 9, 1866/ Aged 36 yrs./ [south side] Hugh Carn/ Died June 7, 1877/ Aged 81/ Ellenor his wife/ Died July 3, 1881/ aged 81

 

This stone largely now unreadable - parts taken from 1927 list

 Carn, William

2

9

2

William [footstone] W.K.

[old stone noted in 1927] William Kaighin/ died/ June 12, 1859[or 1850]/ aged 18

 

old stone now missing. Was face down on ground

 Carn, Joseph

2

9

3

Joseph [footstone] J.K.

[old stone noted in 1927] Joseph Kaighin/ died/ Dec. 25, 1850, aged 22 yrs.

 

old stone now missing, was on ground. Note in reading, "name changed to Carn"

 Carn, Ellen

2

9

4

Ellen

 

See Carn mon2-9-1

 Carn, Father

2

9

5

Father

 

See Carn mon2-9-1

 Carn, Mother

2

9

6

Mother

 

See Carn mon2-9-1

 Foster, Octava Clapp

2

10

1

O.C.F.

 

See mon. 2-10-5

 Foster, Phillip R.

2

10

2

P.R.F.

 

See mon. 2-10-5

 Clapp, Sophia

2

10

3

S. Clapp

 

See mon. 2-10-5

 Clapp, Amasa

2

10

4

A. Clapp

 

See mon. 2-10-5

 Clapp, Elah S.

 Foster, Phillip R.

 Foster, Octava Clapp

 Foster, Rebecca A.

 Clapp, Amasa

 Clapp, Sophia E. Beebe

2

10

5

[south side] Elah S. Clapp/ Died July 12, 1811/ Aged 24 years/ FOSTER-CLAPP/ [east side] Phillip R. Foster/ Died Nov. 15, 1883/ Aged 72 years/ Octava Clapp his wife/ Died Jan. 20, 1883/ Aged 72 years/ Rebecca A./ an infant daughter/ [north side] Amasa Clapp/ Died Jan. 20, 1892/ Aged 82 yrs./ Sophia E. Beebe/ his wife/ Died Aug. 3, 1885/ Aged 72 yrs./

 

Monument - gray granite pillar

 Lace, Charlie

 Lace, Susan E.

 Lace, Emma

2

11

1

Charlie/ Died/ Feb. 28, 1858/ Susan E./ Died Aug. 5, 1855/ aged 1yr. 1mo./ 18 dys./ Emma/ Died Apr. 9, 1856/ Æ 1mo. 23da/ Children of Charles & Caroline Lace/ Ere sin could blight death came/ with friendly care/ The opening buds to heaven conveyed/ and bade them blossom there./

Three babies(cherubs) in wreath at top

 

 French, Child

2

12

1

My Child/

 

 

 French, Mary

2

12

2

Mary/ wife of/ A. French/ Died/ June 6, 1860/ aged 31y 7 m/ 7 d. [4 illegible lines]

 

 

 Quine, James, Jr.

 Quine, Ann Harrison

 Quine, Chalmers L.

 Quine, Helen Hovey

 Quine, James

 Quine, Jane

2

12

3

[south side] James Quine Jr./ Died/ Feb. 8, 1899/ Aged 76 yrs./ Ann Harrison/ his wife/ Died/ Sept. 8, 1887/ aged 64 yrs./ QUINE/ [east side] Chalmers L. Quine/ son of/ James & Ann/ Quine/ Died July 8, 1907/ aged 60 yrs./ Helen Hovey/ his wife/ Died Mar. 5, 1927/ aged 77 yrs/ [north side] James Quine/ died/ Jan. 3, 1870/ aged 78 yrs/ Jane/ his wife/ died/ Feb. 3, 1862/ Aged 67 yrs./

urn on top; leaves; Q on 3 sides

Gray granite pillar

 Scribner, Henry B.

2

13

1

Henry B. Scribner Passed to spirit life Feb. 25, 1868 a 30/

 

Stone - down the hill

 Scribner, Luia

2

13

2

Luia - dau of HB & EA Scribner Passed on Oct. 2, 1867 age 4 yrs. 4 mos./

 

Stone split in half behind Valentine monument

 Valentine, John

 Valentine, Polly

 Valentine, Philo

 Valentine, Sarah

 Valentine, Alice Ann

 Valentine, Hannah

2

13

3

[south side] John Valentine/ born into/ the Spirit's Sphere/ Dec. 30, 1878/ aged 92 years/ Polly/ wife of/ John Valentine/ born into the Spirit's Sphere/ July 31, 1877/ aged 83 years/ [west side] Alice Ann/ Daughter of/ P. & S. Valentine/ Died/ Oct. 25, 1870/ Aged 18 years/ [east side] Hannah/ First Wife of/ Philo Valentine/ Died Apr. 8, 1876?/ Aged 28? yrs., 8? m./ [north side] Alice Ann/ Daughter of/ P. & S. Valentine/ Died/ Oct. 25, 1870/ Aged 18 years/ Philo Valentine/ born Mar. 13, 1815/ Died Aug 24, 1902/ Sarah Valentine born/ Feb. 13, 1819/ died/ Jan. 11, 1892/ Alice Ann/ dau./ died Oct 25, 1870/ age 18

 

 

 Herrick, Mary

 Herrick, James

2

13

4

Mary/ Died/ Aug. 16, 1846/ Aged 4 years/ James/ Died Aug. 18, 1846/ Aged 3 years Children of/ D. & H. Herrick

 

Herrick stone lying at base of Valentine monument

 Valentine, Mother

2

13

5

Mother

 

See mon. 2-13-3

 Valentine, Father

2

13

6

Father

 

See mon. 2-13-3

 U., L.

2

13

7

[small footstone] - L.U./

 

 

 Hungerford, Leona

2

13

8

Leona

 

granite; goes with Hungerford plot

 Hungerford, Hannah

2

13

9

In memory of/ Hannah wife of Deac. Josiah Hungerford/ Died Mar. 5, 1832/ in her 61st year/

willows

Now unreadable brownstone, except Hannah & a few words. Dark stone in fairly good condition per 1920's reading.

 Hungerford, Josiah

2

13

10

Dea. Josiah Hungerford/ died Sep 19, 18_1[11 or 41] in the _8 yr of his age/ [brownstone footstone] J. _. H.

Rev War bronze flagholder

Dark stone badly worn.

Reading taken from 1920's reading. History of Geauga and Lake Counties says died Sept. 19, 1841.

 Hungerford, Olive

2

13

11

In memory of/ Olive/ wife of Abner/ Hungerford/ wo died Sept. 16, 1845/ Æ 32 yrs/

 

Nearly unreadable. Taken from 1920's reading.

 Wetherill, Ruth B.

2

13

12

Wetherill/ Ruth B./ Born/ July 8, 1799/ Died/ March 13, 1897/

leaf dec

limestone

 Hungerford, Egbert O.

2

13

13

Egbert O./ son of/ A & O Hungerford/ Died/ Dec. 29, 1864/ aged 21 yrs 11 mos/

 

Nearly unreadable.

 Valentine, Hannah

2

14

1

[footstone] Hannah/

 

See Valentine Mon. 2-13-3

 Valentine, Alice Ann

2

14

2

[footstone] Alice Ann/

 

See Valentine Mon. 2-13-3

 Valentine, Sarah

2

14

3

[footstone] Sarah/

 

See Valentine Mon, 2-13-3

 Valentine, Philo

2

14

4

[footstone] Philo/

 

See Valentine Mon. 2-13-3

 Singletary, Stella C.

2

14

5

Stella C. Singletary/ Born/ Dec. 24, 1853/ Died/ May 10, 1855/

 

 

 Hungerford, Victor

2

14

6

Victor/

 

granite; see 2-14-8

 Hungerford, Adalaide L.

2

14

7

Mother/

 

granite; see 2-14-8

 Hungerford, Victor J.

 Hungerford, John B.

 Hungerford, Adalaide L.

 Hungerford, Leona E.

2

14

8

[south side] HUNGERFORD/ [east side] Victor J./ Sept. 11. 1862/ Oct. 24. 1922/ [north side] John B. Hungerford/ Oct. 29. 1816 - Apr. 30. 1884/ Adalaide L. Hungerford/ May 25. 1829 - Sep. 13. 1908/ [west face] Leona E./ Hungerford/ Feb. 14. 1861/ June 12. 1946

ivy

Big ivy wrapped cylinder on big block on base.

 Hungerford, John B.

2

14

9

Father/

 

See 2-14-8

 Hungerford, Olive L.

2

14

10

In memory of/ Olive L./ Dau of A & O/ Hungerford/ who died/ Mar. 5, 1847/ Æ 2 yrs./ [footstone] O.L.H./

 

flat; see 2-14-8

 Hungerford, Elliot W.

2

14

11

Elliot W./ son of/ Abner & Sylvia J./ Hungerford/ Died/ Mar. 7, 1852/ Æ 2 years/

 

age illegible now. From 1920's reading for age.

 Hungerford, Judson A.

2

14

12

Judson A./ son of/ A. & S.J. Hungerford/ Died/ May 28, 1863/ Aged 5 yrs 28 d./

 

 


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