Middle Ridge Cemetery
Amherst Township, Lorain County, Ohio

Map to Location

Copied from Lorain County's out-of-print publication, Cemetery Inscriptions of Lorain County, Ohio 1980, by volunteer, Sue Strick, 1999.

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.

Note: Please be advised, these links go to the Find A Grave Site and are not on this site.

 

Cemetery Entrance Sign

 

YOUNG
James S., son CW & L, d May 14, 1847, 14y 9m 24d

ROBERTSON
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

BIVINS
Benjamin, Jan 5, 1868, 83y
Marion, dau Ben & Aseneth, d Mar10, 1841, 16y
Aseneth, wife, Apr 18, 1788-Sept 7, 1877

NYE
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

JOHNSON
Andrew, no dates, CO K 135 OVI

JOHNSON
Leonard, d ?, 75y
Chloe, wife, d Sept 1, 1853

BIVINS
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

PHINNEY
Deborah, dau B &A, d Apr 16, 1839, 21y

BASSETT
Abigail T., d Jan 24, 1865, 85y 4m
Gershom, d Feb 3, 1865, 86y 9m

SHERMAN
John, d July 5, 1853
JORDAN
Helen W., 1858-1943

BONSOR
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

KENT
Morris N., d Sept 28, 1863, 52y 5d

STOWE
Eva, dau EL & SO, d Mar 16, 1857, 18m 14d

HECOCK
William M., 1871-1964
D. LaFayette STOUGH, Nov 23, 1844 - Apr 17, 1939

BECHTEL
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

SOMANN
John, 1857 - 1914
Agusta, wife, 1855 - 1925

RICHMOND
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

FRINK
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

RAWSON
Willard M., d Apr 21, 1846, 22y 6m 18d
Charity, wife Lyman, d Oct 10, 1846, 50y

HARRIS
Calvin, June 11, 1805 - Mar 6, 1860
Lucinda, wife, Aug 3, 1809 -?
Julia M., dau, May 24, 1841 - Apr 29, 1847

STARKWEATHER
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

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

Edith E., d Apr 27, 1862, 1y 4m 16d

CUNNINGHAM
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

STOW
Emilius S., no dates
Sarah CUNNINGHAM, wife, no dates

BIVINS
no names or dates

CUNNINGHAM
Marion, dau Ben & Asenath Bivins, d Mar 10,1841, 16y
Anna, dau Ira & Mary, d Mar 10, 1841, 16y

JENNE
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

HECOCK
Maurice J., 1831-1906
Maria, wife, 1838-1914
John, 1857-1914
Augusta, wife, 1858-1925

MILLER
Arthur H., 1900-1962
Lydia M., mother, 1865-1949
Mary, 1869-1873

DIMMICK
E. B. d June 20, 1868, 60 y

ALDRICH
Albert, 1832-?
Sarah, wife, 1835-1884

STOUGH
Eliza M. wife DL, d May 19, 1882, 40y 6m 6d,(?) GAR 1861-1865)

SMITH
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

LESLIE
A. M., 1846-1892, CO E 128 OVI
Leroy, Jan 4, 1848-July 3, 1899 (GAR)

BARNES
Sardis N., father, 1838-1907, GAR
Calista A., wife, mother, 1840-1919
Nellie, dau, 1862-1915

BARNES
Gilbert H., 1826-1902
Howard G. 1860-1944
Emilie, wife Howard G, 1864-1939
Sophia, wife Gilbert H, 1836-1918

ROBERTSON
John B., Sept 19, 1828-July 7, 1896

BARNES
Ezekial, d Apr 11, 1860, 90y 3m
Fanny, wife, d June 17, 1860, 84 yr 5m

BARNES
Ezekial C., Sept 1, 1799-Dec 23, 1881
Elvira, wife, Mar 5, 1805-Jan 29, 1888

BARNES
Lydia A., mother, d July 16, 1869, 60y
Henry D., father, d Apr 6, 1869, 62yr 8m 6d

HOWARD
Harry L., father, 1867-1943
Stella E., mother, 1871-1927
Linley, 1897-1916

HECOCK
Harvey L., 1867-1944
Vesta M., 1869-1943

STOUGH
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

ELLIS
Nathan, d Nov 24, 1837, 54y 8m
SCHULZ
Johann H., 14 Sept 1829-8 Dec 1911
Elsa, frau, 20 Aug 1832-5 Mar 1920

WING
Polly, May 14, 1817-Dec 11, 1867
Sterling, May 6, 1841-Feb 7, 1873 (DAR)

JENNE
Frank, no dates
S., WING, no dates
Polly, no dates

SILL
Bert R., 1851-1920
Rosette, 1844-1921

BLAIR
Esther, wife Thompson, d July 4, 1828, 58y
Thompson, d Dec 5, 1849, 78y

MARLBORG
Joseph, d Jan 15, 1863, 19y GAR

TOLHURST
John, father, Mar 25, 1800-June 6, 1885
Mary, wife, mother, Nov 2, 1806-Mar 10, 1899

RAHL
Lydia, 1889-1898
Infant, 1881-1881
Henry, 1852-1880

RAHL
John, 1844-1909
Fredericka, wife 1848-1921
John Jr., 1879-1968

COTTON
Charles Washington., May 7, 1826 - Nov 14, 1894 GAR
Catherine ARMAN, 1823- April 18, 1882

RICHMOND
Frances A., wife Milo, May 4, 1840-Aug 6, 1879
Milo J., father, Jan 2, 1837-Mar 20, 1890

MAUER
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

BATTENHOUSE
H. George, 1900-1963
Frances R., 1904-1978

JORDAN
Helen W., 1858-1943 - duplicate entry - see page 33

Additional Decedents not listed in the original publication:

BASSETT
Mary, Jan 15, 1817 - Jan 14, 1902
William, March 5, 1817 - May 7, 1877

BIVENS
James, d. May 14, 1817

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

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

 
 
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