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Pioneer Cemetery
originally called the Baptist Graveyard (north) and Methodist Graveyard (south)
Lebanon, Ohio
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Baptist Graveyard

#160
In memory of
Mary Catharine Calvin
daughter of Stephen & Rhoda Calvin
who died Oct. 22, 1846
aged 5 years & 11 months
by
Dot Maruscik 
9 February 2008
Methodist Graveyard
# 93

Sacred to the memory of
James D. Camp
who died Feb. 8th 1824
aged 47 years 7 months and 29 days

[worn stone - inscription partly from Warren County Cemetery Records Volume 7 ]

by
Dot Maruscik  
4 August 2007

Baptist Graveyard

#267

Alzira Doggett Campbell
wife of
Richard Campbell
died Dec. 22, 1847
AE 34 years & 8 days

[worn stone - age partly from Warren County Cemetery Records Volume 7 ]

by
Dot Maruscik  
30 October 2007

Baptist Graveyard

# 270
Erected by Samuel Patterson to the memory of
Miss Hannah Jane Ceasar
who departed this life
Nov. 11, 1845
aged 16 years 4 months & 2 days
by
Dot Maruscik 
17 October 2007
Methodist Graveyard

# 71 & #72
Hannah I. Chamberlin Sam'l Chamberlin
died July 27, 1850
aged 63 years 9 months & 17 days
died June 22, 1863
aged 83 years 4 months & 21 days
[worn stone - inscriptions partly from Warren County Cemetery Records Volume 7 ]
by
Dot Maruscik
4 August 2007
Methodist Graveyard
CHAMBERLAIN MONUMENT
top #73 bottom #74
Lewis Chamberlain Deborah Chamberlain
wife of Lewis Chamberlain
born August 11, 1806
died March 4, 1854
born Dec. 19, 1808
died May 15, 1844
by
Dot Maruscik
17 October 2007
Methodist Graveyard
CHAMBERLAIN MONUMENT
top #76 bottom #75
Samuel Chamberlain Charles R. Chamberlain
born Sept. 14, 1829
died Aug. 2, 1830
born Feb. 26, 1835
died July 29, 1835
sons of Lewis & Deborah Chamberlain
by
Dot Maruscik
17 October 2007
Methodist Graveyard
CHAMBERLAIN MONUMENT
top #77  
Susan Jane Chamberlain
born Nov. 17, 1847
died July 15, 1851
 
daughter of Lewis & Nancy Chamberlain
[Warren County Cemetery Records Volume 7 has listed as daughter of Lewis & Deborah Chamberlain]
by
Dot Maruscik
17 October 2007

Methodist Graveyard
looking east

#242

In memory of
Amine Adel Choate
daughter of
Wm. & Laura E. Choate
who departed this life
Nov. 10, 1843
aged 14 months & 14 days
by
Arne H Trelvik
 
30 May 2006 


Baptist Graveyard
the Clark and Osborn monuments
looking west


Baptist Graveyard
the Clark and Osborn monuments
looking east


Baptist Graveyard
East Side
Clark Family
south side east side north side

#112

#112
In memory of
Rev. Daniel Clark
First Pastor of the Baptist Church Lebanon from 1798 to 1830 who
died Dec. 11, 1834
aged 90 years.
Sarah Clark
wife of
Rev. Daniel Clark
died May 10, 1842
aged 86 years & 11 months

Daniel Clark

The first Pastor ordained in the limits of Ohio.

by
Arne H Trelvik

Methodist Graveyard
right stone

# 162.2

Elizabeth Clark
died Mar. 23, 1855
aged 27 years & 4 days

stone on right of group is illegible
stone in center of group is for George H. Snyder

by
Dot Maruscik 
17 October 2007

Methodist Graveyard
left to right
GeorgeFoglesong
Georgiana Clark
Catharine Foglesong
Sarah H. Nixon
Catharine M. Foglesong

# 162.1

Georgiana M. Clark
daughter of
James & Jane A. Clark
died Mar. 14, 1849
aged 15 years

[partially buried stone - date and age from Warren County Cemetery Records Volume 7 ]

by
Dot Maruscik 
30 October 2007

Methodist Graveyard

row of stones west of the Chamberlain Monument

from left to right

# 87?
illegible inscription thought to be for
Ella Josephine Clements
dau. of Caleb B. & Susan Clements
born Dec. 23, 1827
died Oct. 26, 1832
aged 2 year 9 months 23 days
 
# ?
Large White Stone - No legible Inscription remains
 
# 88

Susan Amanda Clements
dau. of C. B. & Susan Clements
born Oct. 5th 1832
died March 2nd 1834
aged 16 months & 18 days

[worn stone with only dates still legible - rest of inscription from Warren County Cemetery Records Volume 7 ]


# ?


no legible inscriptions remain on the west side of the small stone in the right of the photo

East sided inscribed
C. R. C.

 
# 89

Meria Lee Ann Clements
daughter of C. B. & Susan Clements
born Jan. 15, 1837
died May 28, 1838
aged 1 year 4 months & 13 days

[worn stone - inscription mostly from Warren County Cemetery Records Volume 7 ]

by
Dot Maruscik 
17 October 2007

Methodist Graveyard
looking east

Colbert on left
Thompson of right

#42

[disintegrating stone between those for John W. Colbert & Eliza E. Colbert thought to be for]

Elenora Colbert
dau. of John W. & Elenora Colbert
Feb. 1, 1819 - Mar 1, 1821

[entire inscription from Warren County Cemetery Records Volume 7]

by
Arne H Trelvik
 
30 May 2006 
Methodist Graveyard
# 40

[stone fragment thought to be for]
Elenor Colbert
a native of the city of New York
born Feb. 3, 1786
died Sept. 3, 1862
aged 76 years 6 months

[entire inscription, except nativity, from Warren County Cemetery Records Volume 7 - note that 1941 newspaper listing had name spelled Elenore & b. in 1776]

by
Dot Maruscik 
4 August 2007

Methodist Graveyard
looking east

Colbert on left
Thompson of right

#43
Eliza E. Colbert
daughter of John W. & Elenora Colbert
died Feb. 23, 1833
AE 7 years & 11 months
corrected
Arne H Trelvik
 
25 July 2006 

Methodist Graveyard
l. John Martin
c. John W. Colbert
r. Sarah Ann Ross

John W. Colbert

[only name visible on reverse side of middle stone]

by
Dot Maruscik 
17 October 2007

Methodist Graveyard
looking east

Colbert on left
Thompson of right

#41

Erected to the memory of
John W. Colbert
a native of the City of New York,
who was born August 16th 1784
and died May 22nd, 1831;
aged 46 years 9 months and 6 days

[Based on previous readings, the stone for his wife, Elenora Colbert (1786-1862), should be located to the left of this stone]

by
Arne H Trelvik
 
30 May 2006 
  Baptist Graveyard Collett Family Tombstones

#53

--- the body of
Benjamin Collett
son of Daniel and Mary Collett
who was born June 11, 1793
died June 24, 1831
aged 38 years

[partially buried stone - inscription in part from Warren County Cemetery Records Volume 7]


#55
Eliza Van Horne Collett
wife of Joshua Collett
died Feb. 19, 1846
aged 69 years
some went before thee - the rest will soon follow thee.
   
by
Arne H Trelvik
 
28 Mar 2006 

Baptist Graveyard


Baptist Graveyard
[? replacement stone - also broken ]

The Tomb of
left
#53
right
#54
Mary E. Collett
only daughter of
Joshua & Eliza Collett
who died of pulmonary consumption Oct 7, 1836
aged 22 years
Ann Eliza Collett
wife of William R. Collett
& only daughter of Jacob and Lydia Suydam
who died April 12, 1839
aged 21 years
she lefe one son Robert Collett
[ broken stones - inscription in part from Warren County Cemetery Records Volume 7]
by
Arne H Trelvik
 
28 Mar 2006 

Baptist Graveyard

reverse side
#56

Joshua Collett
Born in Virginia in 1781; emigrated to Ohio in 1801; resided in Lebvanon until his death in 1855 aged 73 years and 6 months. Fifteen years a lawyer, eighteen years a Judge of the Common Pleas and Supreme Courts of the State, as a man and as a Christian he maintained a character for Piety, Simplicity, Righteousness and Love of Truth, such as only the Fear of God and Faith in the Gospel of Jesus Christ can impart.

reverse side:
Original stone replaced 1941, by the children of Joshua Collette, grandson and namesake of Judge Joshua Collett

by
Arne H Trelvik
 
28 Mar 2006 

Methodist Graveyard

John Conrey
died Nov. 29, 1864
aged 72 years 7 months 1 day
[War of 1812 flag holder]

Margaret Conrey
wife of John Conrey
who departed this life
Mar. 12, 1847
aged 52 years 8 months 20 days
#144 #145
[partially buried stones - ages from Warren County Cemetery Records Volume 7 ]
by
Dot Maruscik
9 February 2008
by
Arne H Trelvik
 
30 May 2011

Baptist Graveyard

#234

Erected as a tribute of affecttion to the memory of
Isaiah M. Corbly
who departed this life
March 15, 1843
aged 29 years 4 months and l1 days

[Warren County Cemetery Records Volume 7 has name as Sarah M. Corbly]

by
Arne H Trelvik
 
2 July 2007

Baptist Graveyard

#136
William Henry Corbly
son of Isaiah M. & Mary M. Corbly
died Jan. 30, 1841
aged 8 months and 18 days
by
Arne H Trelvik
 
2 July 2007

Baptist Graveyard

#141

Anna Corwin
daughter of J. B. & Rebecca Corwin
died March 2, 1846
AE 6 weeks

[see 2011 restoration photos]

by
Dot Maruscik 
9 February 2008

Baptist Graveyard

  
#189.1
   
#189

#189.2
David Corwin
born Aug. 5, 1776
died Apr. 2, 1872
[War of 1812 flag holder]
Hannah Corwin
wife of David Corwin
born Mar. 18, 1781
died Nov. 9, 1851
Elvira C. Bell
wife of Dan'l. S. Bell
died Jan. 25, 1885
aged 85 years 6 months
by
Dot Maruscik
31 October 2007
by
Arne H Trelvik
 
30 May 2011

Baptist Graveyard

#243
Elizabeth Corbley Corwin
wife of Mattias Corwin
died Feb. 23, 1855
aged 81 years
by
Arne H Trelvik
 
2 July 2007
 
Baptist Graveyard

Ichabod Corwin Family Plot  


#142

In Memory of
Ichabod Corwin
who was born March 30, 1808
and died October 2, 1843
aged 35 years


#143

Sacred to the Memory of
Sarah consort of Ichabod Corwin
who departed this life on the 3 day of May 1853
aged 81 years


#144

Sacred to the Memory of
Ichabod Corwin
who departed this life Oct. 26th, 1834
aged 67 years

The deceased was the first settler in the place Lebanon stands March AD 1796

[veteran of the War of 1812]

 by Arne H Trelvik

Baptist Graveyard

#139

James Corwin
son of J. B. & Rebecca Corwin
died June 17, 1844
AE 5 months

[see 2011 restoration photos]

by
Dot Maruscik 
9 February 2008


Baptist Graveyard
lot 220

John M. Corwin
son of J. & P. Corwin
member of Co. B 2 O.H.A.
died at Knoxville, Tenn.
Dec. 8, 1864
aged 28 years

 

by
Arne H Trelvik
 
3 July 2007
30 May 2011
 
Baptist Graveyard #137

Kezia Corwin

In Memory of
Kezia Corwin
who departed this life October 12 AD 1816
in the 79th year of her age

 by Arne H Trelvik
 
Baptist Graveyard #87

Lucinda Corwin

Lucinda
wife of David Corwin
and daughter of Jacob S. & Susan Sellers
died Feb. 24, 1859
in the 30th year of her age

 by Arne H Trelvik
 
Baptist Graveyard
Corwin & Drake tombstones

#177

In memory of
Matthias Corwin
who died September [4, 1829]
in the 69th year

[Matthias Corwin stone is badly worn - Warren County Cemetery Records Volume 7 lists the date of death as 13 Sep 1829 but his obituary appears in the September 5, 1829 edition of The Western Star, indicating that he had died the day before]


#166
In memory of
William Drake
son of Lewis & Mary Drake
died July the 26th A.D. 1812
aged 2 months & 12 days

#176
Sacred to the memory of
Patience Corwin
consort of Matthias Corwin
who departed this life
Sept. 18th A.D. 1818
in the 57th year of her age

left #205 right #206
In memory of
Abraham Drake
who died Sept. 15th 1816
in the 21st year of his age
In memory of
Henry Drake
who died Feby. 24th, 1818
in the 30th year of his age
 by Arne H Trelvik

Baptist Graveyard

#187

Martha Corwin
wife of William Corwin
died June 10, 1850
AE 21 years 1 month & 13 days

How blessed are they who ___
An interest in Christs ___
When called to leave this world of sin
The sweetly rest ___ ___

by
Dot Maruscik 
31 October 2007

Baptist Graveyard


Drake, Corbly, Coffeen & Corwin tombstones listed left to right

#167

In memory of
Mary Drake
consort of
Lewis Drake
who departed this life July 28, 1821
aged 50 years


#168

In memory of
Lewis Drake
who died Mar. 20, 1849
aged 82 years 9 months & 1 day

[War of 1812 flag holder]


#169

In memory of
Rachel Drake
consort of Lewis Drake
who departed this life Aug. 20, 1845
aged 55 years & 29 days


#136
In memory of
Cornelia Ann Corbly
daughter of Isaiah & Mary Corbly
who departed this life July 23, 1838
[age now buried - Warren County Cemetery Records Volume 7 says, "11 months & 14 days"]

#95
Mary Coffeen
daughter of Eleazer & Cynthia Coffeen
who died July 23d 1828
aged 10 months & 21 days
[top of stone with 1st name broken off - Warren County Cemetery Records Volume 7 says, "Mary"]

#170

x

Samuel Drake
died
June 16, 1865
aged
72 years 7 months & 9 days

[War of 1812 flag holder]


#111

Clara A. Corwin
daughter of William & Narcissa Corwin
born Oct 22, 1845
died Feb. 4, 1848

[broken stone found leaning against the back of the Mary Coffeen stone with both the top and bottom of stone missing - Given name and date of death listed above is from Warren County Cemetery Records Volume 7 ]

by
Arne H Trelvik
 
30 May 2011

Baptist Graveyard

#140
Little Robert Corwin
son of Robert G. & Eliza Corwin
born Oct. 10, 1844
died May 6, 1849
by
Dot Maruscik 
9 February 2008

Baptist Graveyard

#262

Sarah Corwin
wife of Amos Corwin
a native of Long Island NY
died Apr 26, 1852
in her 85th year

[partially buried stone - date & age from Warren County Cemetery Records Volume 7 ]

by
Dot Maruscik  
30 October 2007

Baptist Graveyard

#153
In memory of
Susannah Corwin
consort of Joseph Corwin
who died April 17, 1822
aged 52 years 6 months 11 days
by
Dot Maruscik 
9 February 2008

Baptist Graveyard

#238

Elvira Cowan
wife of Aaron K. Cowan
departed this life
Aug. 2, 1850
AE 22 years 11 months 12 days

[worn stone - age in part from Warren County Cemetery Records Volume 7 which has this listed as Elvira Corwin, died Aug. 2, 1830]

by
Dot Maruscik 
9 February 2008

Methodist Graveyard
looking east

#268

Sacred to the memory of
Catharine Crawford
consort of Alex'r Crawford
who departed this life
April 25, 1828
aged 57 years & 6 months

Jesus can make a dying head
Feel soft as downy pillows are.
While on his breast I lean my head
and breath my life out sweetly there.

by
Arne H Trelvik
 
30 May 2006 

Baptist Graveyard
l. Elizabeth Culy
r. Mary Ellen Liverpool

#165
Elizabeth Culy
wife of Ephraim Culy
died Sept. 1, 1853
aged 52 years 1 month 14 days
by
Dot Maruscik 
31 October 2007

Methodist Graveyard

#198

In memory of
William Cunningham
son of Joseph & Martha Cunningham
died April 28, 1833
aged 5 years 11 months 8 days

[partially buried stone - age from Warren County Cemetery Records Volume 7 ]

by
Dot Maruscik 
30 October 2007

Methodist Graveyard

# 250
Erected to the memory of
Capt. Jonathan Cushing
son of Jonathan Cushing and Sarah his wife
(of Hingham, Massachusetts.)
who died Sept. 12th 1818
aged 30 years
by
Dot Maruscik 
18 October 2007
       
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