Lake County Genealogical Society

Mentor Township

Mentor Cemetery   Section 5A Rows 1-6

Proofed 12 Sep 2002

Name

Sec- tion

Row

Stone #

Inscription

Symbols

Comments

 Munson, Eva Boyd

5A

1

1

Eva Boyd Munson/ 1847-1943/ Wife of Spencer

 

 

 Munson, Spencer Lieut.

5A

1

2

Lieut./ Spencer Munson/ Adjt./ 10 Tenn. Cav.

GAR flagholder

Gov't shield type marker

 Munson, Edward L.

5A

1

3

Edward L. Munson/ 1870-1932

 

 

 Munson, Sam Boyd

5A

1

4

Sam Boyd/ son of/ Spencer & Eva Munson/ [back side] Born Aug. 28, 1872/ Died June 16, 1883

 

 

 Shaw, Charlie L.

5A

1

5

Charlie L./ son of/ P.L. & C.M. Shaw/ Died____ 1883/ aged _____ [illeg]

 

Mostly illeg, used old reading, see mon 5A-1-7

 Shaw, Willie F.

5A

1

6

Willie F./ son of/ P. L. & C. M. Shaw/ died May 8, 1877./ aged 20 years & 7 m's

 

See mon 5A-1-7

 Shaw,

 Justus,

5A

1

7

[W face] Shaw/ Justus

 

 

 Shaw, Willie L.

5A

1

8

[top face] Willie L./ [front face] son of/ Charlie & Maggie Shaw/ died Oct. 16, 1900/ aged 19 years

 

See mon 5A-1-7; fine grained light pink stone

 Shaw, Caroline M.

5A

1

9

[top face] Mother/ [front face] Caroline M./ wife of/ P. L. Shaw/ died Mar 4, 1886/ aged 52 yrs.

 

See mon 5A-1-7; fine grained light pink stone

 Shaw, Philander L.

5A

1

10

[top face] Father/ [front face] Philander L. Shaw/ died June 19, 1897/ aged 79 yrs.

 

See mon 5A-1-7

 Feenstra, Thalia J.

 Feenstra, Rinze R.

5A

1

11

Feenstra/ Thalia J./ 1878-1955/ Rinze R./ 1867-1948

flowers

 

 Blakesley, Lulu G.

 Blakesley, John A.

5A

1

12

Blakesley/ Lulu G./ 1877-1948/ John A./ 1872-1952

flowers

 

 Starkweather, Oakley B.

5A

1

13

Oakley B./ 1859-1909

 

See mon 5A-1-17

 Starkweather, Bertha Marilla

5A

1

14

Bertha Marilla/ 1864-1865

 

See mon 5A-1-17

 Starkweather[?], Marilla M.

5A

1

15

Marilla M./ 1826-1902/ 'So near to heaven/ seems the sweet wood'

 

Inscription on bronze plaque mounted on rock, mid lot

 Starkweather, Ezra Belcher

5A

1

16

Ezra Belcher/ 1829-1893

 

See mon 5A-1-17

 Starkweather,

5A

1

17

[W face] Starkweather

 

Large mid-lot monument

 Starkweather, Laura Geer

5A

1

18

Laura Geer/ 1801-1896

 

See mon 5A-1-17

 Starkweather, Ezra

5A

1

19

Ezra/ 1803-1873

 

See mon 5A-1-17

 Douglass, Callista L.

5A

1

20

Callista L. Douglass/ 1841-1922

 

 

 Douglass, Oscar C.

5A

1

21

Oscar C. Douglass/ 1836-1925

 

 

 Justus, Florence Hudson

5A

2

1

Florence Hudson/ Justus/ 1897-1945

Masonic & Eastern Star flagholders

See mon 5A-1-7

 Justus, Arthur Karl

5A

2

2

Arthur Karl/ Justus/ 1894-1974

 

See mon 5A-1-7

 Justus, Kate Shaw

5A

2

3

Kate Shaw/ Justus/ 1855-1934

 

See mon 5A-1-7

 Justus, Charles Edwin

5A

2

4

Charles Edwin/ Justus/ 1852-1916

 

See mon 5A-1-7

 Klein, Michael F.

 Klein, Katherine A.

5A

2

5

Klein/ Michael F./ 1870-1944/ Katherine A./ 1874-1950

ivy; Knights of Pythian & Pythian Sisters flagholders

 

 Downing, Grace Roe

 Downing, George N.

5A

2

6

Downing/ Grace Roe/ 1883-1940/ George N./ 1882-19[NE]

flowers

 

 *, Ruth

5A

3

1

Ruth/ Aug 18, 1883/ Nov 5, 1898

 

limestone

 Gordon, Emma H.

5A

3

2

[top face] Emma H./ [front face] wife of W.L. Gordon/ Oct 16, 1851/ Feb 28, 1889

 

limestone, shpaed corners

 Gordon, W.L.

5A

3

3

[top face] W.L. Gordon/ [front face] July 28, 1850/ April 2, 1898

 

limestone, shpaed corners

 Gordon, Florence D.

5A

3

4

Florence D. Gordon/ 1862-1950

leaves

 

 Case, Eugene E.

5A

3

5

Eugene E. Case

 

See mon 5A-3-7

 Case, Alice M.

5A

3

6

Alice M. Case

 

See mon 5A-3-7

 Munson, Ashbel

 Munson, Candace Spencer

 Munson, George

 Munson, Mary E.

 Case, Eugene E.

 Case, Alice Munson

 Case, Alice

5A

3

7

[E face] Ashbel Munson/ died Dec. 19, 1841/ aged 71 years./ Candace Spencer Munson/ died Jan. 11, 1835/ aged 59 years./ [S face] George Munson/ died Mar. 6, 1869/ aged 54 years./ Mary E./ his wife/ died Oct. 14, 1883./ aged 65 years./ [N face] Eugene E. Case/ June 27, 1850/ Aug. 4, 1903/ Alice Munson/ wife of/ E. E. Case/ died May 19, 1889;/ aged 31 ys, 7 ms, 10 ds./ Alice, daughter of/ E. E. & A. M. Case/ died Sep. 18, 1889;/ aged 4 ms, 15 ds.

 

Large obelisk monument

 Case, Alice

5A

3

8

Alice

rosebuds

See mon 5A-3-7; very small nearly flush marble

 Munson, M. E.

5A

3

9

M. E. Munson

 

See mon 5A-3-7

 Munson, Geo.

5A

3

10

Geo. Munson

 

See mon 5A-3-7

 Allan, Irene A.

 Allan, John W. G.

5A

3

11

Allan/ Irene A./ 1913-1940/ John W. G./ 1906-1984

 

pink; two empty spaces for names

 Edmonds, Harry

5A

3

12

Harry Edmonds/ 1833-1940/ born in London England

Episcopal cross

light pink

 Hayden, Eugene M.

 Hayden, Laura M.

 Hayden, Elbridge G.

 Hayden, Eliza M.

 Hayden, Mary

 Hayden, Cora

 Hayden, H. Clifford

5A

3

13

[W face] Eugene M./ 1841-1920/ Co. E 105th O.V.I./ Laura M. his wife/ 1849-1900/ Hayden/ [E face] Elbridge G./ 1814-1873/ Eliza M. his wife/ 1815-1908/ Mary 1852-1877/ Cora 1857-1879/ H. Clifford/ 1844-1914/ 171st. O.N.G.

tulip design

Large stone midlot

 Neill, John H.

5A

3

14

John H. Neill/ Apr. 8-1872/ Apr 23-1873

 

 

 Neill, Clarence A.

5A

3

15

Clarence A. Neill/ Apr 25, 1870/ Aug 30, 1873

 

 

 Neill, Almira

5A

3

16

Almira Neill/ June 25-1846/ Mar 25-1923

 

 

 Neill, W. M.

5A

3

17

W. M. Neill/ 1837-1907

 

 

 Case, Robert Munson

 Case, Elma Lawrence

5A

4

1

Case/ Robert Munson/ 1883-1962/ Elma Lawrence/ 1883-1967

flowers

 

 Jeanes, Jane Lawrence

5A

4

2

Jane Lawrence Jeanes/ died May 4, 1948/ age. 92, yrs./ mother of Elma L. Case

flowers

 

 Munson, Candace

5A

4

3

In memory of Mrs./ Candace/ consort of Ashbel/ Munson. Died Jan'/ 11, 1835./ AE. 59 yrs./ She was a delightful child,/ A sprightly youth, a loving wife,/ A tender parent, & a kind neighbour,/ and an exemplary christian/ Sweet is the memory of the Just.

weeping willow, fans

See mon 5A-3-7; tall brownstone

 Munson, Candace

5A

4

4

C. M.

 

See stone 5A-4-3; footstone for Candace above, but next to it.

 Williamson, Lillie R.

 Williamson, Arthur B.

5A

4

5

Williamson/ Lillie R./ 1868-1940/ Arthur B./ 1865-1948

Eastern Star insignia

pink

 Manchester, F. L.

5A

4

6

F. L. Manchester/ 1863-1879

 

 

 Reynolds, Leo Dewitt

5A

4

7

Leo Dewitt Reynolds/ son of/ Henry Reynolds &/ Emma L. Manchester Reynolds/ July 9, 1877 - Nov. 20, 1914

 

 

 Manchester, D. C.

5A

4

8

D. C. Manchester/ 1826-1908

 

 

 Manchester, J. A.

5A

4

9

J. A. Manchester/ 1831-1902

 

 

 Reynolds, Emma L.

5A

4

10

Leo's beloved mother/ Emma L./ Nov. 4, 1851 - Sept. 4, 1920

 

See 5A-4-7

 Angier, Cynthia Heath

5A

5

1

Cynthia Heath/ wife of/ J. H. Angier/ 1822-1869

 

 

 Angier, James Harvey

5A

5

2

James Harvey Angier/ 1815-1893

 

 

 Angier, Mina Corning

5A

5

3

Mina Corning/ Angier/ 1833-1911

 

 

 Merwin, Augusta

5A

5

4

Augusta Merwin/ 1839-1922

 

See mon 5A-5-5

 Merwin, Noble W.

 Starr, Harriet Merwin

5A

5

5

[W face] Noble W. Merwin/ born/ Aug 15, 1804/ died/ July 4, 1873/ Merwin/ [S face] Harriet Merwin/ Starr/ Jan 28, 1820/ Oct 20, 1909

 

Tall mon. with ornate capstone, mid lot

 Starr, Harriet

5A

5

6

Harriet

 

See mon 5A-5-5

 Merwin, N. W.

5A

5

7

N. W. Merwin

 

See mon 5A-5-5

 Raider, Ida

5A

5

8

Ida Raider/ 1876-1939

 

 

 Rexford, Seymour Hall

5A

5

9

Seymour Hall Rexford/ 1807-1871

 

 

 Rexford, Louisa Somers

5A

5

10

Louisa Somers Rexford/ 1812-1890

 

 

 Rexford, Lavinia A.

5A

5

11

Lavinia A. Rexford/ 1846-1926

 

 

 Webster, Georgia W.

 Webster, Vernon L.

5A

5

12

Webster/ Georgia W./ 1924-[NE]/ Vernon L./ 1921-1968

flowers; WW II flagholder

 

 Rexford, Seymor H.

5A

5

13

Seymor H. Rexford/ died/ Sept 29, 1871,/ aged 65 yrs./ erected by his son, Marltines? / Rexford

leaf decs, each side different

Monument

 Walter, Emma L.

5A

5

14

Emma M. Walter/ 1859-1939

 

 

 Wells, Lutie J.

5A

5

15

Lutie J. Wells/ 1866-1951

 

 

 Welles, Louisa Bell

5A

5

16

Louise Bell Welles/ 1861-1928

 

 

 Jessee, June Marie

5A

5

17

June Marie/ Jessee/ June 19, 1933/ July 2, 1987/ In loving memory/ The Lord is my shepherd

inset oval photo, flowers

red

 Merwin, Sarah E.

5A

6

1

Sarah E. Merwin/ 1841-1928

 

 

 Merwin, Andrew H.

5A

6

2

Andrew H. Merwin/ 1844-1922/ Pvt. Co. E. 29, Wis. Inf.

Civil War flagholder

 

 Haker, Edward C.

5A

6

3

Father/ Edward C. Haker/ 1875-1939/ Stone Eternal

 

pink

 Haker, Carrie F.

5A

6

4

Mother/ Carrie F. Haker/ 1877-1959

Pythian Sister flagholder

pink

 Austin, Marieda E.

5A

6

5

Marieda E. Austin/ 1908-1981

roses

flush in footstone area of 5A-6-4

 Markell, Christina

 Markell, Benjamin K.

 Markell, Ralph Allen

5A

6

6

Markell/ Christina M./ 1890-1939/ Benjamin K./ 1888-1956/ Ralph Allen/ 1920-1942/ Lost at sea

cross, flowers; WW II flagholder

 

 Nagy, Louis J.

5A

6

7

Louis J. Nagy/ 1923-1977

flowers; Knights of Pythias flagholder

 

 Johnson, Hazel M.

 Johnson, Forrest R.

5A

6

8

Johnson/ Hazel M./ 1894-1971/ Forrest R./ 1893-1966

flowers, WWI flagholder

 

 Williams, N. Ethel

 Williams, E. Loraine

5A

6

9

Williams/ N. Ethel/ 1881-1954/ E. Loraine/ 1893-1958

flowers

 

 Holmes, Emma L.

5A

6

10

Emma L./ G. P. & E. L. Holmes/ Died Oct. 7, 1863 ?/ aged 7 mo. 6 ds. [NE]

rosebuds

nearly illegible. Some guessing

 Blatecky, Laura M. Utterback

 Blatecky, Albert A.

5A

6

11

Blatecky/ Laura M. Utterback/ 1919-1991/ Albert A./ 1918-1956 [gov't granite footstone] +/ Albert A Blatecky/ Ohio/ PFC Co H 355 Inf 89 Inf Div/ World War II BSM/ Dec. 6, 1918 Aug. 12, 1956

Mary, Jesus, Daughters of America & WWII flagholders

 

 Rexford, Jane Seymor

5A

6

12

Jane Seymor Rexford/ 1849-1873

 

 

 Wells, John B.

5A

6

13

John B Wells/ Ohio/ Cpl 158 Depot Brig/ World War I/ Sept 16 1894 Jan 27 1949

cross, WWI flagholder

gov't granite

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