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Bigger Cemetery
off of Barton lane in Magnolia Trails Subdivision
Turtlecreek Township, Warren County, Ohio

Index to Available Tombstone Photos
A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W Y Z [no surname/illegible] [___ Cemetery Home page]


This is an abandoned cemetery in poor condition located in a wooded area behind a home in the relatively new Magnolia Trails subdivision.  
The subdivision is located on the south side of Greentree Road about 8/10s of a mile east of Union Road.

Location:  
  • Landlocked cemetery located behind a dwelling on the east side of Barton Lane.
    IMPORTANT NOTE: THIS IS PRIVATE PROPERTY AND ACCESS IS RESTRICTED.
  • "Ohio Cemeteries 1803-2003" by the Ohio Genealogical Society , Cemetery #12296 [Bigger Cemetery]
  • Coordinates: 39° 27' 36.57"N, 84° 18' 15.48"W
  • TRS: Range 4 North Township 3 East Section 31
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Transcriptions:  
Variant Names:  
  • known known of

KNOWN BURIALS
THE NAME WILL BE HYPERLINKED IF A PHOTO OF THE GRAVESTONE IS ON LINE
[To contribute your photos email them in jpg format to Arne H Trelvik with any other details that you would like to share]
Name Veteran Death
[name missing]   1831
Bigger, Hannah   1830
Bigger, John   1809
Bigger, Martha   1815
Fullerton, Martha   1815
Long, Elizabeth   1841
Long, James   1841
Long, William D.   1812
Long, William D.   1816
Lowry, Fleming War of 1812 1818
Ralston, Andrew   1829
Ralston, Edward   1815
Ralston, Eleanor   1821
Ralston, Jane   1815
Ralston, Martha   1839
S [footstone], W. S.   [no dates]
Wilson, John Bigger   1843

 

[no name visible on this broken/partially buried stone]

..........
died June 11th 1831
in the 60th year of his age

This fragment located very near to the W. S. footstone

by
Dana Palmer
15 April 2009

H. B.

Sacred to the memory of
Hannah Bigger
wife of John Bigger
born Feb. 17, 1779 in the county of Lancaster PA
and departed this life
Dec. 31, 1830
aged 51 years 10 months 15 days   [see close-ups #1, #2, #3]

NOTE:  Hannah Bigger was the 1st wife of Colonel John Bigger who died in 1840.  After her death he became the 3rd husband of  Anna Clark , widow of William H. Clark, in 1831. 
We don't know of any record listing the final resting place of Colonel John Bigger..
by
Dana Palmer
15 April 2009

Sacred to the memory of
John Bigger
born Dec. 10th 1725 in the county of Antrim, Ireland
& departed this life December 5th 1809
aged 88 years 11 months 27 days
[see close-ups #1, #2]

[Warren County Cemetery Records Volume 6 had age as 83 years 11 months 27 days]

by
Dana Palmer
15 April 2009

In memory of
Martha Bigger
daughter of John and Hannah Bigger
born Jun 6, 1841
and departed this life Feb. 4, 1815
aged 7 months & 29 days

[Worn stone - inscription in part from Warren County Cemetery Records Volume 6]

by
Dana Palmer
15 April 2009

M. F.

Inviolate
In Memory of
Martha Fullerton
consort of John Fullerton
who departed this life
Feb. 21st 1815
in the 44th year of her age
by
Dana Palmer
15 April 2009
 
In memory of
Elizabeth Long
wife of James Long
who departed this life
Feb. 11, 1841
in the 80th year of her age
by
Dana Palmer
15 April 2009
In memory of
James Long
who departed this life
Dec. 13, 1841
aged 82 years 1 month and 26 days
by
Dana Palmer
15 April 2009

In memory of
William D. Long
who departed this life
Nov. 1, 1812
in the 23rd year of his age
by
Dana Palmer
15 April 2009
 
Ralston obelisk
Andrew Ralston
born
Aug. 27, 1800
died
Jan. 18, 1829
[or perhaps died Jan. 18, 1821]
by
Dana Palmer
15 April 2009
 
Ralston obelisk

Eleanor Ralston
born
Mar. 3, 1812
died
Jan. 13, 1821

[Warren County Cemetery Records Volume 6 has died 13 Jan 1829]

by
Dana Palmer
15 April 2009

Ralston obelisk

Jane Ralston
born
Aug. 6, 1814
died
Mar. 4, 1815

by
Dana Palmer
15 April 2009


In memory of
Martha Ralston
wife of Edward Ralston
who departed this life
Aug. 8, 1839
in the 66th year of her age
by
Dana Palmer
15 April 2009
 

W. S.

[footstone]

by
Dana Palmer
15 April 2009
 

In memory of
John Bigger Wilson
son of Wm. S. & Martha Wilson
who died
October 17, 1843
aged 14 days

[The DAR Early Vital Records Volume 19, page 94 lists as John Bigger, son of William S. & Martha (Wilson) Bigger]

by
Dana Palmer
15 April 2009
 
Illegible stone fragment by
Dana Palmer
15 April 2009
 

Illegible stone fragment

The bottom of the fragment has the top part of the name which we cannot make out or match to previous readings of this cemetery.

by
Dana Palmer
15 April 2009
       

NAME INDEX
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