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Perry Township

South Ridge Cemetery  Rows 1-7

Proofed 9 June 2003

Name

Sec- tion

Row

Stone #

Inscription

Symbols

Comments

 Orcutt, Reuben

NE

1

1

Reuben/ son of/ R&M Orcutt/ died/ Nov 14, 1859/ aged 1 yr. 10 mo. 20 ds.

 

Old reading- "The memory of the just is blest" -Not visible now

 Jarvis, Jonah

NE

1

2

Jonah Jarvis./ Born on Long Island/ Sept. 30, 1798/ Died/ May 15, 1834/ in the 35 year/ of his age.

 

 

 Gallagher, Donald F

NE

1

3

Donald F./ Gallagher/ Mar. 11, 1948/ Sept. 14, 1997/ Forever in our hearts/ [gov't bronzefootstone] Donald F Gallagher/ SP5 US Army/ Vietnam/ Mar 11 1948 + Sep 14 1997

heart border; cross, roses; Vietnam flagholder

heart-shaped

 Leonard, Willard G. Jr.

NE

1

4

"Butch"/ Willard G. Leonard Jr./ May 15,/ 1952/ "Freebird Forever" Aug. 4,/ 1995/ Life is Temporary, Our Love is Forever

Etched portrait of bearded man & monkey; eagles and mountains

 

 Lipus, Robert S.

 Lipus, Frances T.

SE

1

5

Lipus/ Robert S./ 1929 1992/ Frances T./ 1921 1998

dogwood; Korea flagholder

 

 Ford, Reuben

SE

1

6

Reuben Ford/ died/ June 26, 1874/ aged/ 57 years 3 ms./ Here lies one that kept the/ commandmentsof God and/ for Faith of Jesus.

 

 

 Ford, Climena

SE

1

7

Climena Ford/ 1819-1895/ Blessed are/ they that die/ in the Lord

 

replacement upright granite

 Loveland, Eunice G.

SE

1

8

Eunice G./ wife of/ H.A. Loveland/ died/ March 7th, 1866/ Aged 21 yrs. 6 mo. & 9 days./ Farewell, Eunice, thy rest is won.

 

 

 Ford, Fanny H.

SE

1

9

Fanny H./ daughter of/ Reuben & Climena/ Ford./ Died Jan. 5, 1866,/ 22 yrs. 5 mo. (3) days[date and age from old reading]

 

days from old reding

 Ford, Fremont C.

SE

1

10

Fremont C./son of/ R & C Ford/ died/ Nov. 1, 1860/ aged 4 ys. 1 mo. 20 d.

 

age from old reading

 Ford, Martha

SE

1

11

Martha/ daughter of/ R. & C. Ford/ died/ Sept 5, 1853/ age 1 year 6 mo.

 

 

 Ford, John Daniel

SE

1

12

[John Daniel]/ son of _ & _ Ford/ / died/ Nov. 18, 1842/ aged 1 yr. 9 mo. & 11 d

 

badly eroded; 10 in wide, 21 in high 1 in thick-much from old reading

 Hennessey, Melvin

 Hennessey, Jean

SE

1

13

Hennessey/ "Buck"/ Melvin/ 1935-1996/ Jean 1937-NE

Trees, Tractor, Horse

Etched trees and tractor for Buck, trees and horse for Jean

 Hockman, Curtis D. "Dale"

NE

2

1

Loving Father/ "Dale"/ Curtis D. Hockman/ Mar. 7,/ 1947/ Mar.12,/ 1996

Attacking eagle; leaping fish

 

 Mitchell, R. Virginia

 Mitchell, John B.

NE

2

2

Mitchell/ R. Virginia/ 1909-1992/ John B./ 1904-1986

Zinnia bloom

 

 Anzelc, Kathryn M.

SE

2

3

Anzelc/ Kathryn M./ October 2, 1915/ May 22, 2202

 

 

 Williams, Harry G.

NE

3

1

Harry G Williams/ Ohio/ Pvt 9 Co 151 Depot Brigade/ World War I/ April 26 1896 Aug 11 1961

cross; WW I flagholder

gov't granite

 Barnum, Marion L.

 Barnum, Leon D.

NE

3

2

[Single ring] Married/ Jan 28, 1931/ Barnum/ Marion L./1911 1999/ Leon D./1898 1988

cross; flowers

 

 Warren, Spencer W.

 Warren, Emily J.

SE

3

3

Warren/ Spencer W./ 1896-1959/ Emily J./ 1901-1980

Daffodils

 

 Jennings, Julia Ann

SE

3

4

Julia Ann/ daughter of/ C. H. & H./ Jennings/ died/ Aug 23, 1844/ Aged 10 years

 

 

 Priem, Carolyn L.

 Priem, Raymond C.

SE

3

5

Priem/ Carolyn L./ 1934 [NE]/ Raymond C./ 1930 1988

broken wagon wheel and prairie background; Korea flagholder

 

 Ormsbee, George L

SE

3

6

George L. Ormsbee/ 1954-1963

 

 

 Ormsbee, Herschel Lee

SE

3

7

Herschel Lee/ Ormsbee/ 1931-1974

 

 

 Snyder, Elmer L.

 Snyder, Wilma J.

SE

3

8

"Trigger"/ Snyder/ Elmer L./ 1932-1996/ Wilma J./ 1937-[NE]/ Starcher/ [double rings & ribbon] Married Dec 15, 1962/ Asleep in Jesus [gov't bronze footstone] Elmer L Snyder/ US Army/ Korea/ Feb 16 1932 + Oct 20 1995

Dog and racoon pictures; Korea flagholder

"Trigger" is over dog.

 Orton, Frederick

NE

4

1

[W face] O/ Frederick Orton/ May 12 1822-Jan 7 1897./ Orton

2' sphere; leaf decs

Large monument topped by a large sphere

 Orton, Milo

NE

4

2

Milo

 

See E-4-3

 Orton, John J.

 Orton, Beulah

 Orton, Irwin

 Orton, Milo

NE

4

3

[E face] O/

[N face] O/

[W face] O/ John J. Orton/ born/ Mar. 14, 1787,/ died/ Apr. 28.1870./ Beulah Orton,/ his wife born/ Sep. 18, 1793,/ died/ Jan. 15, 1871./ ORTON [S face] O/ Irwin Orton,/ born/ Jan. 6, 1819,/ died/ Feb. 10, 1887./ Milo Orton,/ born/ Dec. 31, 1827,/ died/ Sep. 24, 1833.

Ivy

Each "O" surrounded by ivy

 Orton, Irwin

NE

4

4

Irwin

 

See E-4-3

 Orton, Mother

NE

4

5

Mother

 

See E-4-3

 Orton, Father

NE

4

6

Father

 

See E-4-3

 Burt, Mildred E.

 Burt, Oliver F.

SE

4

7

Burt/ Mildred E./ Feb. 27, 1899/ July 27, 1981/ Oliver F./ Dec. 27, 1900/ June 11, 1983

Praying hands & ivy; Volunteer Fire Dept flagholder

 

 Vesey, Harry

SE

4

8

Harry [on back] Only son of/ David and Harriet/ Vesey/ died/ May 4, 1860,/ age 3 y's. 5 mo./ & 8 ds.

deep carved rose buds?

 

 Abel, Infant son

SE

4

9

Son/Baby/ [on back] Infant son of/ H.M. & E.A. Abel/ died Feb.16, 1865

lamb on top

 

 McMurphy, Caroline

SE

4

10

Caroline

 

See E-4-12

 *, Mother

SE

4

11

Mother

 

See E-4-12

 McMurphy, John

 McMurphy, Harriet Weaver

 Ford, Martha McMurphy

 Stone, Lucy A.

 McMurphy, Caroline

 Vesey, Harriet M.

 McMurphy, Edwin F.

SE

4

12

[W face] John McMurphy/ [Born in Londonderry, N.H.]/ June 1, 17[98]/ Died Feb. 23, 1879?/ Aged 82 years./ Harriet Weaver/ His wife/ [Born in Pharsalia, N.Y.] Sep. 26, 1805/ Died in Perry, O./ Oct. 15,? 1888/ McMurphy/ [S face] Mrs. Martha Ford/ Oldest daughter of/ John & Harriet/ McMurphy/ Born in Perry, O./ Dec. 24, 1823/ Died [in Lynden, Wis.]/ June 26, 1900/ [E face] Lucy A. Stone/ Born in Perry, O./ Sept. 13, 1837/ Died [at St. Charles, Minn.]/ Aug. 24, 1869/ Aged 33 years./ Caroline McMurphy/ Born/ May 2, 1825/ Died/ Aug. 17, 1892/ [N face] Harriet M. Vesey/ Born Dec. 3, 1830/ Died Jan. 9, 1890/ Edwin F. McMurphy/ Born in Perry, O./ Sept. 12, 1873/ Died in Macon, Mo./ May 10, 1897

 

Monument veined and unevenly eroded-place names & dates almost gone

 McMurphy, Father

SE

4

13

Father

 

See E-4-12

 Warren, Esther M.

 Warren, Merle E.

SE

4

14

Warren/ Esther M./ 1906-1977/ Merle E./ 1905-1986

Dogwood; scroll

 

 Bland, William M.

 Bland, Erdine M.

SE

4

15

Bland/ William M./ 1859-1951/ Erdine M./ 1874-1955

Morning glories

 

 Bland, Beryl

SE

4

16

Beryl Bland/ 1895 1976

Morning glories

 

 Bland, Dwight D.

SE

4

17

Dwight D. Bland/ 1900 1980

Morning glories

 

 Hale, Simeon

NE

5

1

Simeon Hale/ died/ Apr. 4, 1852,/ in the 56 year,/ of his age

 

decorative marble

 Hale, Sir Mathew

NE

5

2

Sir Mathew Hale/ Co. D./ Ohio Inf.

GAR flagholder

Gov't shield type

 S., P.

NE

5

3

P. S.

 

small rectangular like footstone

 Brainard, Richard O.

 Brainard, Elizabeth

NE

5

4

Brainard/ Richard O./ May 14, 1912/ June 5, 2003/ Elizabeth/ Apr. 24, 1916/ Nov. 2, 1995

Perry Fire Dept. flagholder

 

 Warren, Violet G.

 Warren, Arthur F.

SE

5

5

Warren/ Violet G./ Mar. 20, 1926/ [NE]/ Arthur F./Sept. 28, 1925/ Sept. 7, 2002/ Married Feb. 2, 1942/ [on back] Warren/ [gov't bronze footstone] Arthur F Warren/ US Navy/ World War II/ 1925 + 2002

line drawing of Perry Coal & Feed Co., with ads for Dad's & Bil-Jak dog foods; truck beside bld./ oval enamel photo of couple inset; WW I & Fire Dept. flagholders

 

 Wilson, George W.

SE

5

6

George W. Wilson/ died/ June 10, 1850/ in the 34 year/ of his age.

 

 

 Southack, Ford L.

SE

5

7

Ford L. Southack/ Aug. 20, 1899/ Mar. 8, 1908

 

lmestone

 Southack, Frances E.

SE

5

8

Frances E. Southack/ June 15, 1873/ Feb. 4, 1903

 

granite

 Klingman, Martin

NE

6

1

Martin Klingman/ died/ May 13, 1856/ Aged 64 years

 

Surrounded by bushes

 Keener, Eugene W.

NE

6

2

Eugene W./ son of/ M & C.G.Keener/ Born May 23, 1858/ died/ Sept 24, 1858

 

Surrounded by bushes

 Keener, Clara

NE

6

3

[Clara Keener]

 

Surrounded by bushes; now totally eroded, propped on empty base below

 

NE

6

4

 

 

empty base for 10X16" stone

 Gardner, Allen

NE

6

5

Allen Gardner/ died/ Dec. 28, 1851/ Aged 50 years 7 mo. + [19] ds.

 

broken off & reset in concrete

 Gardner, Clark W.

NE

6

6

Clark W. Gardner/ died/ Aug. 7, 1866,/ Aged 29 yrs./ & 9 mo's.

shield border

 

 Gardner, Bathsheba

NE

6

7

Bathsheba Gardner/ died/ Dec. 24, 1877/ Aged 72 yrs 5 mo 11 ds./ Blessed are the dead/ who die in the Lord.

 

 

 Cone, Edwin

 Cone, Lorinda

 Cone, Nelson

 Cone, Wilbur DeWitt

SE

6

8

Edwin Cone/ Nov. 28, 1805 Mar. 13, 1891/ Lorinda Cone/ Mar. 24, 1810 Dec. 13, 1882/ Nelson Cone/ Apr. 10, 1835 Dec. 10, 1836/ Wilbur DeWitt Cone/ Aug.26, 1836 Sep. 25, 1845

 

 

 Lindsley, Philena

SE

6

9

Philena A./ daughter of/ L & M Lindsley/ died/ Sept. 20, 1859/ Aged 25 years/ 4 mo. & 9 d's.

 

 

 Lindsley, Lucas

SE

6

10

Lucas Lindsley/ died/ Oct. 26, 1844/ Aged 53 years/ 1 mo. & 27 ds.

 

 

 Norwood, Stephen

SE

6

11

Stephen Norwood/ died/ Aug 1, 1842/ in the 80 year/ of his age/ C. U__?

Rev.War flagholder

could be Ule stone cutter; see mon. E-6-13

 Norwood, Elizabeth

SE

6

12

Elizabeth/ wife of/ Stephen Norwood/ died/ Dec 11, 1859/ Aged 89 years.

 

See mon. E-6-13

 Norwood, Stephen

 Norwood, Elizabeth

 Norwood, Stephen Jr

 Norwood, Amanda

SE

6

13

[N face] Stephen Norwood/ died/ Aug. 15, 1842/ Aged 69 years/ Elizabeth,/ his wife/ died/ Dec. 11, 1859/ Aged 89 years./ [S face]Stephen Norwood Jr./ died/ Feb 5, 1875/ Aged 74 years./ Elizabeth Norwood/ died/ Jan 8, 1877/ aged 74 years./ Amanda Norwood/ died/ Nov. 2, 1876/ Aged 68 years.

decorations

tall marble mon with ornate capstone, inscriptions very clear

 Gardner, John P.

NE

7

1

John P. Gardner/ died/ May 2, 1850/ Aged 34 years/

 

death date from old readings

 Hickok, Ida Ann

NE

7

2

[new stone] Ida Ann Hickok/ Age 9 mo. 2 days/ 1844/ [old reading of old stone] Ida Ann Hickok/ dau of F.S. & E.C. Hickok/ died Nov 11, 1844, ae 9 mo

 

New flush marker replaces old slab of which remnants remain

 Hilborn, Paul A.

NE

7

3

Paul A. Hilborn/ 1884-1970

 

Between Hilborn markers is a uniquely weathered rock.

 Hilborn, Irma R.

NE

7

4

Irma R. Hilborn/ 1888-1985

 

Between Hilborn markers is a uniquely weathered rock.

 Vesey, Jonathan

 Vesey, Sophia

SE

7

5

Jonathan Vesey/ Apr. 25, 1797-Apr. 5, 1886/ Sophia Vesey/ Dec. 12, 1804-Aug. 24, 1887

 

granite

 Vesey, Minerva

SE

7

6

Minerva/ daughter of/ J & S Vesey/ died/ Aug. 11, 1852/ age 14 years

book and anchor

 

 Vesey, Adeline

SE

7

7

Adeline/ daughter of/ J. & S. Vesey/ died/ July 25, 1852/ [from old readings[ age 22 yr 3 mo 5 da

book and anchor

stone reset in concrete; bar & bolt repair

 Vesey, Ellen

SE

7

8

Ellen L/ daughter of/ J. & S. Vesey/ died/ May 21, 1851/ aged 5 years/ 6 mo & 21 ds.

book and anchor

 

 Wright, E.A.

SE

7

9

Father

 

See mon. E-7-11; limestone

 Wright, Annis

SE

7

10

Mother

 

See mon. E-7-11; limestone

 Wright, E.A.

 Wright, Annis

 Wright, Henry

SE

7

11

[north and east faces blank]/ [W face]E.A. Wright/ born Dec. 11, 1808/ died/ Oct 26, 1888./ Annis D./ born Feb 15, 1811,/ died/ June 10, 1886/ Wright/ [S face] Henry E./ born/ Dec. 9,1846/ died/ Mar. 28, 1850

W on each face at top; toga border

limestone mon.

 Wright, Henry

SE

7

12

Henry

 

See mon. E-7-11; limestone

 Ford, Warren

SE

7

13

Warren Ford/ Oct. 19, 1810/ Oct. 4, 1876

 

limestone

 Ford, Sarah A.

SE

7

14

Sarah A. Ford/ Oct 14 1811/ Aug 27 1891

 

limestone

 Ford, Elizabeth

SE

7

15

Elizabeth Ford/ Dec 27 1822/ Aug 30 1900

 

limestone

 Ford, Orlson

SE

7

16

In/ memory/ of/ Orlson Ford/ Who departed this life/ January 3th?, 1833,/ Aged 20 years 6/ months & 7 days/ "Beneath this sod in death I sleep/ Killd by a limb droppd from a tree/ Retire my friends, in vain you weep/ Prepare for death and follow me."/ [footstone] O. F.

urn on pedestal, willow

Brownstone monument, head & shoulder shape, sunken or reset covering verse

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