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MIDDLE RIDGE CEMETERY
Amherst Twp., Lorain Co., OH

Map to Location, Latitude 41.388925,  Longitude -82.212119

Copied from Lorain County's out-of-print publication,
Cemetery Inscriptions of Lorain County, Ohio 1980, pps 33-34. The publication page number follows the surname. If there is no page number the info was transcribed from FindAGrave.com.

Located on the north side of Middle Ridge, 1 and 5/8 miles east of Route 58, the property was purchased in 1863 from three neighboring families, and is adjacent to an older burying ground. Additions were purchased in 1874 and 1877.  The first known burial is that of Esther, wife of Thompson Blair who died July 4, 1828 at 58 years of age.
For information on later burials contact: Middle Ridge Cemetery, c/o John Szcfcyk, Amherst Twp Garage, 7530 Oberlin Rd, Elyria OH 44035, 440-988-5882 or 440-988-5844

Cemetery Entrance Sign



ALDRICH  p. 33
    Eliza A., Feb 20, 1834 - Apr 21, 1920
    Ella E., d Feb 27, 1859, 6y 3m 27d

ALDRICH  p. 34
    Edith E., d Apr 27, 1862, 1y 4m 16d
ALDRICH  p. 34
    Albert, 1832-?
    Sarah, wife, 1835-1884
BARNES  p. 34
    Sardis N., father, 1838-1907, GAR
    Calista A., wife, mother, 1840-1919
    Nellie, dau, 1862-1915
BARNES  p. 34
    Gilbert H., 1826-1902
    Howard G. 1860-1944
    Emilie, wife Howard G, 1864-1939
    Sophia, wife Gilbert H, 1836-1918
BARNES  p. 34
    Ezekial, d Apr 11, 1860, 90y 3m
    Fanny, wife, d June 17, 1860, 84 yr 5m
BARNES  p. 34
    Ezekial C., Sept 1, 1799-Dec 23, 1881
    Elvira, wife, Mar 5, 1805-Jan 29, 1888
BARNES  p. 34
    Lydia A., mother, d July 16, 1869, 60y
    Henry D., father, d Apr 6, 1869, 62yr 8m 6d
BASSETT  p. 33
    Abigail T., d Jan 24, 1865, 85y 4m
    Gershom, d Feb 3, 1865, 86y 9m
BASSETT
    Mary, Jan 15, 1817 - Jan 14, 1902
    William, March 5, 1817 - May 7, 1877
BATTENHOUSE  p. 34
    H. George, 1900-1963
    Frances R., 1904-1978
BECHTEL  p. 33
    Newton W., 1894 - 1972
    Marie K., 1896 - 1976, m. 1921 to Newton W. BECHTEL
    Emma KOLBE, 1861 - 1934
    William C., 1859 - 1944
    Baby, d 1927
BIVINS  p. 33
    Benjamin, Jan 5, 1868, 83y
    Marion, dau Ben & Aseneth, d Mar10, 1841, 16y
    Aseneth, wife, Apr 18, 1788-Sept 7, 1877
BIVINS  p. 33
    Edwin A. 1837 - 1924
    Mary I., 1840 - 1925
    Lyman, 1808 - 1895
    Lydia, wife, 1806 - 1865
    Ebenezer, 1814 - 1888
    Josephine A., wife L. STEELE, 1844 - 1866
    Albert J., 1846 - 1849
BIVINS  p. 34
    no names or dates
BIVENS
    James, d. May 14, 1817
BLAIR  p. 34
    Esther, wife Thompson, d July 4, 1828, 58y
    Thompson, d Dec 5, 1849, 78y
BONSOR  p. 33
    William J., 1810-1887
    Lucy, 1807 - 1872
    John M., 1837 - 1864, CO K 23 OVI
    Sarah E. Leslie, 1839 - 1867
    Meina, d?, 10 y
    Alanson, d? 11y
    Julie, no dates
COTTON  p. 34
    Charles Washington., May 7, 1826 - Nov 14, 1894 GAR
    Catherine ARMAN, 1823- April 18, 1882
CUNNINGHAM  p. 34
    Ira, d Oct 10, 1873, 81y
    Mary, wife, d Sept 22, 1832, 38y
    Sophia, wife, d Mar 29, 1872, 70y
    Myron Hale, Sep 30, 1823 - Jan 1, 1926
    Caroline Calista BLACKMAN, wife, b. July 2, 1824 d. Sept 5, 1907, 83y
CUNNINGHAM  p. 34
    Marion, dau Ben & Asenath Bivins, d Mar 10,1841, 16y
    Anna, dau Ira & Mary, d Mar 10, 1841, 16y
DIMMICK  p. 34
    E.B. d June 20, 1868, 60 y
ELLIS  p. 34
    Nathan, d Nov 24, 1837, 54y 8m
FRINK  p. 33
    Capt. Ezra, b. 1823, d May 22, 1889, 66y 4m
    Aurilla / Aurelia, wife, b. Feb 18, 1826, d May 28, 1901, 75y
    Quincy A., March, 1850 - Nov 25, 1913
HARRIS  p. 33
    Calvin, June 11, 1805 - Mar 6, 1860
    Lucinda, wife, Aug 3, 1809 -?
    Julia M., dau, May 24, 1841 - Apr 29, 1847
HECOCK  p. 33
    William M., 1871-1964
    D. LaFayette STOUGH, Nov 23, 1844 - Apr 17, 1939
HECOCK  p. 34
    Maurice J., 1831-1906
    Maria, wife, 1838-1914
    John, 1857-1914
    Augusta, wife, 1858-1925
HECOCK  p. 34
    Harvey L., 1867-1944
    Vesta M., 1869-1943
HOWARD  p. 34
    Harry L., father, 1867-1943
    Stella E., mother, 1871-1927
    Linley, 1897-1916
JENNE  p. 34
    Frank, Sept 12, 1865 - June 17, 1884
    Phoebe WING, wife, Sept 1, 1837 - Dec 24, 1914
    Ella Bertha b., dau JP & AE 1855, d June 19, 1856, 1y 4m 22d
    John Stedman, son JP & AE, d Oct 29, 1861, 3y 11m 2d
   
John P., May 1, 1832 - Dec 27, 1905 GAR
    Ansel, b. Oct 16, 1796, Windsor County, Vermont, d July 9, 1872, Age illegible on stone
JENNE  p. 34
    Frank, no dates
    S., WING, no dates
    Polly, no dates
JENNE
    Ansel Jr., b. Aug 27, 1825 Cayuga Co., NY -  Feb 7, 1907
    Elizabeth BROWN, b. Oct 6, 1796 in NY, d. Aug 26, 1885
JOHNSON  p. 33
    Andrew, no dates, CO K 135 OVI
JOHNSON  p. 33
    Leonard, d ?, 75y
    Chloe, wife, d Sept 1, 1853
JORDAN
    Helen W., 1858-1943
JORDAN  p. 34
    Helen W., 1858-1943 -  duplicate entry - see page 33
KENT  p. 33
    Morris N., d Sept 28, 1863, 52y 5d
LESLIE  p. 34
    A.M., 1846-1892, CO E 128 OVI
    Leroy, Jan 4, 1848-July 3, 1899  (GAR)
MARLBORG  p. 34
    Joseph, d Jan 15, 1863, 19y GAR
MAUER  p. 34
    John P., May 9, 1825-Feb 20, 1844
    Kate, wife, 1833-1909
    Carrie, 1872-1883
    Edward, 1869-1929
    Andrew, 1860-1932
    J. E. Jr., Jan 31, 1862-Aug 20, 1891
McILRATH
    Eliza Ann JENNE, b. Apr 25, 1827 Solon, Cuyahoga Co., OH, d. Sept 18, 1871
    Solon, b. July 14, 1824 Euclid, Cuyahoga Co., OH, d. Feb 25, 1864, m. Eliza Ann JENNE
MILLER  p. 34
    Arthur H., 1900-1962
    Lydia M., mother, 1865-1949
    Mary, 1869-1873
NYE  p. 33
    Freeman, Aug 17, 1807 - Oct 15, 1885
    Mary A. B., wife, Aug 14, 1806-May 18, 1888
    William, d Aug 10, 1886
    Edward W., d Aug 30, 1837
    Mary E., d Nov 8, 1843
PHINNEY  p. 33
    Deborah, dau B&A, d Apr 16, 1839, 21y
RAHL  p. 34
    Lydia, 1889-1898
    Infant, 1881-1881
    Henry, 1852-1880
RAHL  p. 34
    John, 1844-1909
    Fredericka, wife 1848-1921
    John Jr., 1879-1968
RAWSON  p. 33
    Willard M., d Apr 21, 1846, 22y 6m 18d
    Charity, wife Lyman, d Oct 10, 1846, 50y
RICHMOND  p. 33
    Frank H., 1880 - 1962
    Florence E., 1882 - 1959
    Sarah Ellen JENNE, 1858 - 1940
    Freeman / Freman, 1786 - 1880
    Albert, 1831 - 1915
    Eunice, 1797 - 1883
    Mary L., 1829 - 1886
    Bird C., 1853 - 1933
RICHMOND  p. 34
    Frances A., wife Milo, May 4, 1840-Aug 6, 1879
    Milo J., father, Jan 2, 1837-Mar 20, 1890
ROBERTSON  p. 33
    John B., Dec 26, 1797-Mar 7, 1875
    Theodore H., Mar 21, 1821-Dec 23, 1871
    Temperance, Nov 7, 1800-Dec 21, 1893
    Sarah M., Apr 3, 1822-Dec 6, 1881
    Ebenezer, Apr 21, 1826-Dec 7, 1836
ROBERTSON  p. 34
    John B., Sept 19, 1828-July 7, 1896
SCHULZ  p. 34
    Johann H., 14 Sept 1829-8 Dec 1911
    Elsa, frau, 20 Aug 1832-5 Mar 1920
SHERMAN  p. 33
    John, d July 5, 1853
SILL  p. 34
    Bert R., 1851-1920
    Rosette, 1844-1921
SMITH  p. 34
    David, d May 1, 1861, 62y
    Fanny, wife, d Aug 6, 1888, 85y
    Vernon E. no dates, 25y
    Elliott A., d Nov 17, 1854, 22y
    Romeo W., d Nov 25, 1852, 16y
    Emma J., d Aug 5, 1852, 14y
    Spencer D., d May 27, 1845, 20y
SOMANN  p. 33
    John, 1857 - 1914
    Agusta, wife, 1855 - 1925
STARKWEATHER  p. 33
    Hiram. G., d Nov 11, 1847, 36y
    John B., son HG & CE, d Sept 19, 1851, 10y 1m 6d
    Calista, dau ORS, d Sept 12, 1851, 11y 1m 16d
    Frederick, no dates, 135 OVI
    Caroline E., no dates
STOW  p. 34
    Emilius S., no dates
    Sarah CUNNINGHAM, wife, no dates
STOWE  p. 33
    Eva, dau EL & SO, d Mar 16, 1857, 18m 14d
STOUGH  p. 34
    Eliza M. wife DL, d May 19, 1882, 40y 6m 6d,(?) GAR 1861-1865)
STOUGH  p. 34
    George W., 1816 - 1893 ( death date on stone 1888 )
    Salina, 1819-1880
    Walter, d July 30, 1868, 16y 9m
    Frank, no dates, CO H 128 OVI
TOLHURST  p. 34
    John, father, Mar 25, 1800-June 6, 1885
    Mary, wife, mother, Nov 2, 1806-Mar 10, 1899
WING  p. 34
    Polly, May 14, 1817-Dec 11, 1867
    Sterling, May 6, 1841-Feb 7, 1873  (DAR)
YOUNG  p. 33
    James S., son CW& L, d May 14, 1847, 14y 9m 24d


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