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Atkinson-Pioneer Cemetery

Salem Township, Monroe County, Ohio

 

 

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This old Cemetery is located on OLD RT 78. in Clarington.   As you are headed EAST on Rt. 78, going into Clarington, OLD RT. 78  turns off the present Rt. 78 to the left shortly after entering the city limits.  Atkinson-Pioneer Cemetery is just a short distance off RT 78 on the left above the street.

 

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Table of Contents of Photographs

 

1.               Atkinson-Pioneer Cemetery Sign

2.               Atkinson-Pioneer Cemetery Stones

 

 

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Atkinson-Pioneer Cemetery

 

 

 

 

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Approximate length of cemetery (north to south) is 150 feet

Approximate width of cemetery is 48 feet

Top of above chart is North

The cemetery is oriented almost exactly on North/South (length) and East/West (width) axes

 

Names listed by Stone Number

 

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Can’t read – stone broken

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In memory of Thomas Atkinson son of Wm & Mary Atkinson born July 31st 1809  died July 16th 1840 aged 30 yr, 11 mo, 15 da

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In memory of William Atkinson son of Wm & Mary Atkinson born March 31st 1806  died March 13th 1832 aged 25 yr, 11 mo, 18 da

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Rebecca A. Darcy born Dec 3, 1831 died July 11, 1855

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Helena J. daughter of I & Elizabeth McConnvell d May 19, 1851 aged 1 yr, 9 mo

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In memory of Arthur Carter born Feb ?, 1807 died Aug ?, 1839

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Rubin Sturgeon d Apr 23, 1832 aged 19 years

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Robert Sturgeon d Jan 22, 1829 aged 13

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Will--- son of W & M Fairor?d d Oct 12, 1819 aged 50 yr, ? mo, 12 da

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Elizabeth S. Words d July 1st 1849 aged 43 y

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Roll--- Baldwin d Oct 2, 1836 aged 32 yr, ? mo, ? da

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Geo M? son of H & Holi? Burkees d Apr 18, 1832

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Sarah dau of Joh---- (remainder unreadable)

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E. M. Anuel d F (probably Feb) 1865 b Jun 12, 1846

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Permelin Shinn d Aug 23, 1811 aged 1 yr, 5 mo, 25 da

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Location of Costal and Geodedic Survey Marker that reads: “Coastal and Geodedic Survey U.S. Bench Mark: elevation 655.1 Y63  1934

Note:  A Global Position System (GPS) unit measurement made on this Survey marker reads:  Accuracy = +/- 16 feet; elevation = 645 feet; latitude = N39o 46.043’; longitude = W080o  52.400’

 

Inventoried, Measured, and Charted November 9, 2003 by R.E. Harrington

 

Latitude/Longitude/elevation measurements for the Atkinson Cemetery were made on the headstone of William Atkinson (3/31/1806 – 3/13/1832).  Accuracy = +/- 17 feet;  elevation corrected to ground level = 672 feet; latitude = N39o 46.044’; longitude = W080o 52.391’

 

 

We are indebted to Clyde and Vivian Potts for photographing this cemetery. Click on the above hyperlinks (in blue) to access the photos

 

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