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Bethel Baptist Church Cemetery
also known as

Fort Ancient Hilltop Cemetery
Turtlecreek Township, Warren County, Ohio

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Malinda Beaty
born Sep 7, 1808
died May 22, 1837

 


Photo contributed by Arne H Trelvik 3 Aug 2003

Nan Ella Belt
born Dec 3, 1872 Died Nov. 6, 1885

Willie L. Belt
born Sep 5, 1879 Died Apr 8, 1881

children of W. H. & M. Belt

 

Photo contributed by Arne H Trelvik 2 Aug 2003

Nancy Bowser
born Oct. 6, 1798
died Mar 23, 1881



Photo contributed by Arne H Trelvik 3 Aug 2003

Edward Bradley
died Dec. 3, 1880
aged 69y 3m 17d

 


Photo contributed by Arne H Trelvik 3 Aug 2003

Susannah Cassel [bottom of stone missing. Top was placed next to bottom of stone for Sarah Stibbs (see below)]
wife of James Cassel
daughter of Wm. & C. [Luce] Hulse
born Nov 25, 1807
"died Aug. 28 1878" [date of death from WCGS transcription]
Photo contributed by Arne H Trelvik 4 Aug 2003

Alice Clark
wife of Nath. Clark
formerly Kincaid
born Feb. 12, 1812
died Oct. 27, 1882 [year copied from WCGS transcription]


Photo contributed by Arne H Trelvik 4 Aug 2003

Clevenger

[anybody wish to offer a transcription?]

 

Photo contributed by Arne H Trelvik 2 Aug 2003

Judeth Clevenger
wife of M. Clevenger &
daughter of Wm. & M. P. Luce
died Jan 11, 1861
aged 22y 10m 15d [date and age from WCGS transcription]

 

Photo contributed by Arne H Trelvik 5 Aug 2003

Mahlon Clevenger
died Nov. 24, 1858
aged 25y 10m 20d

 

 

Photo contributed by Arne H Trelvik 5 Aug 2003

dau of W. _ Clevenger
died Oct 24, 1854 aged 24y em 17d

[DAR & WCGS show as Malinda Clevenger dau. of Wm. & L. Clevenger]

Photo contributed by Arne H Trelvik 2 Aug 2003

Chasandra Compton
wife of S. Compton
died May 14, 1842
aged 44y 1m. 17d

 

Photo contributed by Arne H Trelvik 3 Aug 2003

Daniel Compton
died Oct. 18, 1860
aged 81y 2m 17d

 

 

 

Photo contributed by Arne H Trelvik 3 Aug 2003

2 broken Compton Stones on either side of Jane Daugherty stone - see next three images

Photo contributed by Arne H Trelvik 2 Aug 2003

Susan L. Compton [left stone in above grouping]
died Apr 2, 1868 aged 51y 11m 24d

[DAR & WCGS show Susan L. Compton wife of W. Compton]


Photo contributed by Arne H Trelvik 2 Aug 2003

Jane Daugherty [center stone in above grouping]
Born Jan 1, 1794
Died June 10, 1862

 


Photo contributed by Arne H Trelvik 2 Aug 2003

Viola Compton [right stone in above grouping]
daughter of S. & S. L. Compton
died Oct 13, 1855
Aged 7y 11m 6d

[broken through date & listed as shown in DAR & WCGS readings]

Photo contributed by Arne H Trelvik 2 Aug 2003

Jimmet Conner
died Apr 18, 1861
aged 84y 5m 6d

 

Photo contributed by Arne H Trelvik 4 Aug 2003

Jimmet Conner
Co. G
17th Ohio Inf.

 

 

Photo contributed by Arne H Trelvik 5 Aug 2003

Crosley Family
3 members died of cholera within 24 hours of each other according to the transcription of their Obituary contributed by Arnold H. Breitenbach 9 Aug 2003.

Phebe Crosley

Phebe..
wife of Wm Crosley
Oct. 21, 1834
aged 53 years

Photo and transcription contributed by Arnold H. Breitenbach 26 Aug 2003 who writes
"William & Phebe are our gggg grandparents."
(also see newer photo taken 17 Aug 2003 which isn't nearly as legible as the photo provided by Arnie)

William Crosley
died Oct 21 1834
aged 57 years

Abner Stites
died Oct 21, 1834
in the 35th year of his age [son-in-law to Wm. & Phebe and husband of Cynthia Crosley]

Photo contributed by Arne H Trelvik 9 Aug 2003
also see an earlier photo and Lebanon Star clipping, both contributed by Arnold H. Breitenbach 26 & 31 Aug 2003

Florence I. Dilatush
daughter of C. D. & I Dilatush
died Sep. 29, 1854
aged 2y 8m 11d

 

Photo contributed by Arne H Trelvik 4 Aug 2003

Eliza Dunham
in Memory of Eliza
daughter of Ephraim & Eliza Dunham
who departed this life June 15, 1833
aged 10 m 1d


Photo contributed by Arne H Trelvik 3 Aug 2003

Ephraim Dunham
In Memory of Ephraim
son of Ephraim & Eliza Dunham
died Aug 22, 1830
aged 10yrs

Photo contributed by Arne H Trelvik 3 Aug 2003

Evans Family -the remains of 3 stones lying on the ground by the fence on the east side of the cemetery. From left to right

remains of footstone with the letters W. E.

In Memory of William Evans
died Jul 25, 1827
aged 68 years

[also see William Evans Estate records]

In Memory of Rebecca Evans
who died on Nov 12, 1839
aged 3 years & 25 days

[Rebecca's connection to the Evans family is not known but it is thought that she is probably the daughter of Thomas Evans & Sidney Hyser and that she is buried next to her grandfather, William Evans.]

Photos contributed by Arne H Trelvik 17 Aug 2003

Robert Frazer
son of Peter and Elizabeth
died May 6, 1859
aged 6m 23d

 

Photo contributed by Arne H Trelvik 5 Aug 2003

Mary J. Guttry
dau. of G. & B. Guttry
Died Aug 11, 1840
Age 8yrs 11ms 6ds

 

Photo contributed by Arne H Trelvik 2 Aug 2003

Nathan Harrell [Revolutionary War Veteran Marker next to stone]
born May 8, 1763
died May 24, 1824
aged 61y 16d
Photo contributed by Arne H Trelvik 3 Aug 2003. Also See Beers History of Warren County page 1055

Two Hizar family stones recording 3 burials - 2 on the left monument and 1 on the right monument. See next three photos

Photos contributed by Arne H Trelvik 26 Jul 2003

Eva Hizar
dau. of Henry & Ann Hizar
Died oct 14, 1870 aged 24y, 11m & 9d

Emma wife of A. G. McDonald & Dau. of H. & A. Hizar
died Aug. 28, 1870 aged 22y 11m & 3d

Frank Hizar
Died June 30, 1871
Aged 33Ys & 16Ds

 

{note: Franklin Hizar was the son of Henry & Ann Hizar and the husband of Elizabeth Robertson]

Jno. Hughes
Co. E
79th Ohio Inf.

 

 

Photo contributed by Arne H Trelvik 5 Aug 2003

Robert Hughs
died June 7, 1879
in the 85.year of his ___ [WCGS has "85 yrs this Nov."]


Photo contributed by Arne H Trelvik 2 Aug 2003

Ellis Kincaid
died Nov. 20, 1848
aged 38y 9m 26d

 

 

Photo contributed by Arne H Trelvik 4 Aug 2003

Robert Kincaid
died May 24, 1842
aged
[rest of stone missing]

Contributed 6 April 2005 by Margaret Jo (Kincaid) Culberson who writes, "My g-great grandfather, Robert Kincade/Kincaid was buried in the cemetery near Ft. Ancient. I have just visited your GenWeb site and found photos of his wife and eldest son's stones, but not his. I would like to offer my photo, taken in the Spring of 2000. As you can see, his stone was in very bad condition."

Ruth Kincaid
wife of Robt Kincaid
died Jan. 18, 1856
aged 67y 10m

 


Photo contributed by Arne H Trelvik 4 Aug 2003

Benj. Kingsnorth
born Apr 20, 1798
died Jun 18, 1876

Photo contributed by Arne H Trelvik 5 Aug 2003

Alice Koebel
daughter of Geo. and Melinda Koebel
died April 14, 1866
aged 2y 8m 26d

Photo contributed by Arne H Trelvik 5 Aug 2003

Asaph Koebel
son of Geo. and Malinda Koebel
died Dec. 20, 1865
aged 4y 1m 26d


Photo contributed by Arne H Trelvik 5 Aug 2003

Sarah Lambert
In Memory of
Sarah
wife of James Lambert
who died Nov. 23 1823
aged 18y 1m 7d
Photo contributed by Arne H Trelvik 3 Aug 2003

Catharine Lee
dau. of Zeph & Elizabeth Lee
died Aug 10, 1833
aged 10y 10m

 

 

Photo contributed by Arne H Trelvik 3 Aug 2003

Mary P. Luce
wife of Wm. Luce
died Sep. 10, 1863
aged 49y 8m 9d

 

Photo contributed by Arne H Trelvik 5 Aug 2003

William Luce
born Feb. 9, 1799
died Feb. 10, 1877

 

Photo contributed by Arne H Trelvik 5 Aug 2003

John McDonald
died May 27, 1861
age 67y


Photo contributed by Arne H Trelvik 4 Aug 2003

Maria McDonald
wife of J. McDonald
died Sep 8, 1882
aged 81y 10m 24d

 


Photo contributed by Arne H Trelvik 4 Aug 2003

Jeremiah Mills
born near Westfield, Essex County New Jersey March 1, 1769
emigrated to this state about 1802
died Dec 11, 1860 aged 91y 9m 10d
as soldier, pioneer and citizen he served his country well


Photo contributed by Arne H Trelvik 4 Aug 2003
[the 1776 marker reported to be on this gravesite was missing when the photo was taken 2 Aug 2003]

Lucinda Shotwell
wife of M. Shotwell
died Sep 26, 1868 aged 56y 9d [DAR & WCGS show as 9 months rather than 9 days]
Photo contributed by Arne H Trelvik 3 Aug 2003
Elizabeth E. Simonton
daughter of
John S. & Sarah A. Simonton
died
Mar 15, 1845
aged 2 years & 11 months
Photo contributed by Arne H Trelvik 6 April 2005 who indicates that Elizabeth was the daughter of Sarah Ann Oxley (1823-1900) and John S. Simonton (1818-1863)

Margaret Sinnard
died in the 89th year of her age

 

 

 

Photo contributed by Arne H Trelvik 9 Aug 2003

Elmira Snyder
wife of J. Snyder
died Jul. 7, 1863
aged 32y 4m 9d [age taken from WCGS transcription]

Photo contributed by Arne H Trelvik 5 Aug 2003

John N. Snyder
died May 16, 1856
aged 25y 10d

 

 


Photo contributed by Arne H Trelvik 4 Aug 2003

Jackson Stibbs
son of John & Mariah Stibbs
[middle of stone missing]
"died Nov. 11, 1850" [inscription from WCGS reading]
aged 20y 6m 17d

Photo contributed by Arne H Trelvik 3 Aug 2003

"Sarah Stibbs" [top of stone gone. Bottom laying on ground with top of stone for Sussanah Cassel. Name and kinship from WCGS transcription]
"dau. of H. & S."
died Feb. 4, 1855 aged 10m 4d

Photo contributed by Arne H Trelvik 4 Aug 2003

Rachel Stites

In memory of RACHEL
consort of
Hezekiah Stites
who departed this life July 18, 1846, aged 57 y, 4 mo., & 26 days

Transcription and photo contributed by Arnold H. Breitenbach 26 Aug 2003 who writes, "Rachel Stites is the daughter of Ross and Sarah Crosley, and the sister of William Crosley, who is buried in Ft. Ancient cemetery."

St. John Family Burials - see below for the six of the seven stones (from left to right) for Sarah St.John, John St. John, Anna St. John, Joseph St. John, Rebecca St. John and Levi St. John.

NOTES:
Terry D. Prall
indicates that he is a descendant of John and Anna St. John
Beverly Hawysz writes, "father to my James St. John. Stites also ties in"

Sarah St. John
died 18 Aug 1811
aged 25y 8m 20d

 

Photo contributed by Arne H Trelvik 3 Aug 2003

no
photo
The second stone from the left appears to be the bottom of the John St. John stone below and has no markings on it.

John St. John

"d. July 5, 1819 Age 69-5-3 Rev. War Soldier" [inscription from WCGS reading]

 

Photo contributed by Arne H Trelvik 3 Aug 2003

Anna St. John
wife of John St. John
died Aug 23, 1830
aged 76 yrs


Photo contributed by Arne H Trelvik 3 Aug 2003

Joseph St. John
died Aug 25, 1875
aged 25y 11m 15d


Photo contributed by Arne H Trelvik 3 Aug 2003

Rebecca St. John
wife of J. St. John
died Jul 9, 1879
aged 71y 7m 17d

Photo contributed by Arne H Trelvik 3 Aug 2003

Levi St. John
son of Joseph & Rebecca St. John
died May 9, 1879
"aged 11y 5d" [inscription of age from WCGS reading]
Photo contributed by Arne H Trelvik 3 Aug 2003
Photos contributed by Arne H Trelvik 3 Aug 2003

William Terry
born May 20, 1807
died Jul 14, 1888
aged 81y 1m 24d

 

Photo contributed by Arne H Trelvik 5 Aug 2003

James Watkins
son of
Joseph & Catharine
Watkins
died Dec 29 1861 [WCGS has year as 1864]
aged 22ys 1m 6ds

Photo contributed by Arne H Trelvik 2 Aug 2003

A. S. Williams [note: name listed as Amos S. Williams in military records]
Co. A
4th Ohio Cav.

Photo contributed by Arne H Trelvik 5 Aug 2003

Alfred J. Williams
1874-1890


Photo contributed by Arne H Trelvik 3 Aug 2003

Daniel W. Williams
died Nov. 15, 1864
aged 80 years

 

Photo contributed by Arne H Trelvik 5 Aug 2003

Zentmeyer Family - Inscriptions on 2 facing sides of monument [WCGS has name spelled Zentmyer]

 

David W. Zentmeyer
died Dec 19, 1884
aged 82y 10m 9d

Mary Terry wife of D. W. Zentmeyer
died Dec 19, 1890
aged 87y 26d

Photo contributed by Arne H Trelvik 5 Aug 2003

     
 

Mary J. Zentmeyer [no dates on stone - WCGS lists 1836-1857]

Louiza Zentmeyer [no dates on stone - WCGS lists 1849-1853 & spells name as Louise]

Sarah Zentmeyer [no dates on stone - WCGS lists 1840-1858]

Amanda Zentmeyer [no dates on stone - WCGS lists 1832-1859]

Charlotte Locke [no dates on stone - WCGS lists 1834-1878 & lists name as "Zentmyer, Charlotte Locke"]
Photo contributed by Arne H Trelvik 5 Aug 2003


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