Charlevoix and Tantiboth speak of Indians who inhabited the region of country around Lake Michigan, who were well skilled in the art of erecting mounds and fortifications, Charlevoix also states that the Wyandots and the Six Nations disinterred their dead and took the bones from their graves where they had lain for several years and carried them to a large pit previously prepared, in which they deposited them, with the property of the deceased, filling up the pit with earth and erected a mound over it. A string of sleigh-bells much corroded, but still capable of tinkling, is said to have been found among the
Location: Adams County OH
Adams County, Ohio (Loc. 8 Mi. SE Of West Union) BERRY G. W. Co. F. 81st. Ohio Inf. Civil War Stone. BRADFORD E. H., b, 18 Oct. 1901, d. 25 Mar. —-. 7th. Day Adv. Eady, d. Feb. 1903. 7th Day Adv. BURNSIDE J. M. Co. F. 1st. Ohio L A. Civil War Stone. COLDIRON (Infant), child of Jesse Aaron. Will Hen, d. 1963. DAVIS (Infant), b. 18 June 1903, d. 19 June 1903. Dessie, b. 10 May 1915, d. 5 Dec. 1915. Twin. Leslie, b. 10 May 1915, d. 15 Oct. 1915, Twin. Mary G., b. 26 Jan. 1850,
(Loc. abt. 9 mi. WNW of PEEBLES and abt. 6 mi. NE of SEAMON in Scott two.) AROSMITH or ARRASMITH Charles, husb. of Sarah. Co. D. 4th Batt. Ohio Cav., Civil War. Sarah, d. 1 Oct. 1871, ae. abt. 25 yrs. Wife of Charles. CLARK Samantha, d. 30 May 1905, ae. 60 yrs., 3 mos., 11 days. Wife of Wesley. Wesley, d. 19 Feb. 1906, ae. 61 yrs., 7 mos., 24 days. Husb. of Samantha. CAPLINGER Ellen. DUTTON Altie Lee, son of L. 0. and A. A., d. 3 Dec. 1900, ae. 1 yr. 11 mos., 11 days. STERN Frederick,
(Loc. abt. 2 mi. N. of Route 125) MCKINLEY A. J., b. 15 Nov. 1817, d. 28 Mar. 1897. Husb, of Nancy. Nancy, b. 27 May 1818, d. 15 may 1894. Wife of A. J. There are 27 unidentified graves in this cemetery.
(Loc. NW of junction of U.S. Hwy. 52 and Adams Co Rd. C-98 on Brush Creek) CARTER Sarah, b. 23 July 1848, d. 4 Oct. 1884. JONES Emma, b. 12 Sept. 1865, dau. of Loue Stag d. 23 Jan. 1874. Isaac (Rev.), b. 1853, d. 1922. John E., b. 25 Dec. 1857, d. 13 Mar. 1887. John S., b. 10 Agar. 1821, d. 7 Jan. 1879. Susan, b. 9 Sept. 1814 or 1824, d. 18 Apr. 1889. Wife of John S. Telitha, b. 22 Par. 1855, d. 3 Oct. 1880 TAYLOR Ida May, dau. of James and Mary, d. 19
(Loc. abt. 4 mi. NW of West Union) LEPLEY Adam, b. 14 Jan. 1786, d. 21 Dec. 1867, ae. 81 yrs., 11 mos., 21 days. Elanor M., b. 18 Nov. 1834, d. 17 Mar. 1866. Wife of Joseph. Ephriam, b. 8 Mar. 1817, d. 15 Mar. 1867. John R., b. 20 Sept. 1855, son of J. and E., d. 8 Nov. 1856. Mary, b. 4 Feb. 1792, d. 15 Mar. 1875, ae. 83 yrs., 1 mo., 11 days. LLOYD A. L. (Civil War Tombstone). David, d. 16 Apr. 1864, ae. 82 yrs. Also three foot stones marked Mother, Father, Clerman.
Located Abt. 4 mi. NE of Blue Creek on SR#125 BROWN James, son of J. B. and S. E. Brown, d. 22 Mar. 1885, ae. 17 yrs., 4 mos., 10 Days. Sarah, b. 8 Oct. 1843, d. 27 Aug. 1927. COLEMAN Albert Lee., b. 18 Mar. 1900, d. 16 Jan. 1918. Annie, b. 5 Sept. 1861, d. 11 July 1917. Wife of W.E. Coleman. Gracie, b. 28 July 1887, dau. of J. W. and R. J. Coleman, d. 31 July 1887 W. E., b. 14 Apr. 1858, d. 21 Apr. 1920. Husb. of Annie. Willie, b. 25 Dec. 1894, son
Fred R. Long, general manager of the S. N. Long Warehouse of St. Louis, was born in Winchester, Ohio, April 16, 1879. His father, Samuel N. Long, was also a native of Ohio, born in 1848. He came to Missouri in 1885 and here engaged in the manufacture of syrup under the name of the S. N. Long Syrup Company, continuing active in that business for a period of twenty years. He later established the warehouse business which has been carried on under the name of the S. N. Long Warehouse. Through a period of thirty-five years he has been
Van B. Swearingen was at once one of the most successful business men and most honored citizens of Champaign County. His name is especially associated with the community of St. Joseph, where the best years of his life were spent. Mr. Van Swearingen was born in Adams County, Ohio, June 2, 1837, and died January 21, 1901. His father, Andrew J. Swearingen, was a native of Pennsylvania who early migrated to Ohio, where he married Mary Brady. From Ohio he brought his family to Illinois, first locating near Homer and afterwards a mile south of the village of St. Joseph.
EVANS S. McCOMAS. – One of the earliest pioneers of what is now Union county, and intimately acquainted with all of eastern Oregon, having been a prominent figure here from the time of his advent into the region, the gentleman, whose name is at the head of this article, is to-day one of the leading representatives of Union county and has ever maintained a walk manifesting public spirit and an ardent interest in the welfare of all, while he has been instrumental in upbuilding the county by his own efforts in the business enterprises that he has fostered and consummated