Search billions of records on Ancestry.com
   

 

 

 

 

 

Welcome to the Monroe County History and Genealogy Website

Click here for more about this website

Click here to return to the MCHS website

Click here to return to the MCC of OGS website

 

 

CDs of important Monroe County record books are now available.  Each page of dozens of Monroe County record books have been photographed and made into CDs.  For a current list of available CDs click here.

 

 

 

 

LOCATIONS OF SELECTED SITES

 

 

The following are locations of selected sites made using a Global Positioning System (GPS) unit.  All latitudes and longitudes (L/L) are given in degrees and minutes.  Minutes are given to the third decimal place and are generally within about 20 feet of the true location.  Elevation is measured in feet above sea level. Elevation measurements are usually within 30 feet of the true elevation. For more information about where these data come from and how you can include your own data, click here.  For more information about Latitudes and Longitudes and their relationship to the GPS and this database, click on the highlighted words “Latitudes and Longitudes” in this sentence.  For information about how you can use L/L data to locate specific sites, click here.

 

 

TABLE OF CONTENTS –

 

Building, Public Building

Cemetery

Church

Grave

Home/House

Park

Reference

School

Store

Town

Other

Format

 

 

Building, Public Building

(Return to TOC at top of page)

 

Monroe County Infirmary -- former Monroe County Health Center (Site # 106)

Elevation:  1182

Latitude:  N 39o 46.606'

Longitude: W 081o 06.713'

Description:  The Monroe County Infirmary is located about 2 miles north of Woodsfield, Ohio.  The original building is a large brick facility.  An addition has been added and is used as the Monroe County Care Center.  It is occupied largely by the aged.  The L/L measurement was made in front of the old building at a point about 40 feet from the front door.

Measurement made on November 11, 2002 by Richard Harrington

Approximate Accuracy: within 18 feet

 

Monroe County Center; Health Department and County Offices (Site # 107)

Elevation:  1158

Latitude:  N 39o 45.555'

Longitude: W 081o 06.539'

Description:  The Monroe County Center; Health Department and County Offices is a relatively new building in 2002.  It is located on Home Street in Woodsfield, Ohio.  This L/L measurement was made at the south west corner of the building at a point about 30 feet from the corner.

Measurement made at 2:00 p.m. on November 11, 2002 by Richard Harrington

Approximate Accuracy: within 19 feet

 

 

Cemetery

(Return to TOC at top of page)

 

Cemetery in Malaga (Site # 010)

Elevation: 1282

Latitude: N 39o 51.201'

Longitude: W 081o 09.002'

Description: Measurement made at the approximate center of a cemetery (name of cemetery unknown) located in the town of Malaga, OH.

Measurement made on September 1, 2002 by Richard Harrington

Approximate Accuracy: within 20 feet

 

Cemetery, Miltonsburg Cemetery (Site # 006)

Elevation: 1271

Latitude: N 39 o 49.866

Longitude: W081 o 09.787

Description: Measurement made about the middle of the cemetery.

Measurement made on September 1, 2002 by Richard Harrington

Approximate Accuracy: within 20 feet

 

Cemetery, Pioneer (Site # 020)

Elevation: 1224

Latitude: N 39 o 45.851

Longitude: W081 o 06.990

Description: Measurement made at the eastern gate leading to the Pioneer Cemetery. This eastern gate opens onto Sycamore Street in Woodsfield, Ohio, USA

Measurement made on September 2, 2002 by Richard Harrington

Approximate Accuracy: within 20 feet

 

Cemetery, (Un-named 1) (Site # 128)

Elevation: 1290

Latitude: N 39 o 49.604

Longitude: W081 o 09.741

Description: Measurement made at the at the edge of the road beside the cemetery.  This un-named cemetery is located on Monroe County Road # 2 about 1,000 yards east of the intersection of MC road # 2 and Ohio Route # 145.  There are two intersections of MC #2 and Ohio # 145 since both roads coincide through Miltonsburg.  The above intersection is on the south end of Miltonsburg, the end opposite the direction toward the town of Malaga.

Measurement made on November 14, 2002 by Richard Harrington

Approximate Accuracy: within 28 feet

 

Cemetery, Schell (Site # 129)

Elevation: 1347

Latitude: N 39 o 50.099

Longitude: W081 o 10.161

Description: Measurement made on the headstone of Francis F. Schell in this cemetery.  The locals call this cemetery the Schell Cemetery likely because of the names on the stones.  It is located at the top of a hill that is almost impenetrable due to the dense growth of raspberry, blackberry and greenbrier plants.  The cemetery is best accessed by driving about 0.1 mile (uncertain of this distance) along Monroe County Road # 2 in a north-westerly direction from the intersection of Monroe County Road # 2 and Ohio Route # 145 on the north end of Miltonsburg, Ohio.  There is a metal shed near the road that is part of the natural gas metering station at this location.  Climb the hill behind this shed to the crest.  The cemetery is at the top of this hill.

Measurement made on November 14, 2002 by Richard Harrington

Approximate Accuracy: within 25 feet

 

Cemetery, Steed (Site # 144)

Elevation: 877

Latitude: N 39 o 43.877

Longitude: W081 o 07.152

Description: Measurement made at the at the southeast corner of the cemetery.  This Steed Cemetery is located about 500 yards from the intersection of  Monroe County Road # 26 and Ohio Route # 800 which is about 2 miles south of Woodsfield, Ohio.

Measurement made on March 24, 2003 by Richard Harrington

Approximate Accuracy: within 25 feet

 

Church, Monroefield Old German Methodist Church Cemetery  (Site # 184)

Elevation: 1342                      

Latitude: N 39o 48.604

Longitude: W 081o 12.740

Description: Measurement made on top of a stone step of the Monroefield Old German Methodist Church.  The Stone step is all that remains of the church.  A small, well maintained cemetery is immediately beyond the stone step.

Measurement made on September 20, 2003 by Richard Harrington

Approximate Accuracy: not recorded

 

Cemetery, Mt. Carrick Cemetery, Center Twp.  (Site # 180)

Elevation: 1272' - 4' = ground level = 1268'

Latitude: N 39o 44.960

Longitude: W 081o 03.203

Description: This measurement was made as the location of the Mt. Carrick Cemetery. The Mt. Carrick Grange Hall and cemetery are located approximately 4 miles east of the Woodsfield public-square on Route # 78, going toward Clarington, Ohio.  Turn right on the first road after the Ault Lake or Pond (also located on the right or south of Rt # 78) onto Paulus Ridge road.  Immediately (within about 30 yards)turn right off of Paulus Ridge Road and go up the hill to the Grange Hall and the cemetery. This measurement made on top of the large tombstone of Abraham Jeffer b. Dec 22, 1822 d. Sept 13, 1900 and Margaret b. Dec 12, 1823 d. June 8, 1887.  This tombstone is about 50 feet in back of and about 4' off the centerline of the church

Measurement made on September 19, 2003 by Richard Harrington

Approximate Accuracy: within 18 feet

 

Cemetery, Fairview Cemetery  (Site # 157)

Elevation:  1137’ = about ground level at the front of the cemetery

Latitude: N 39 o 42.839’

Longitude: W081o 06.055

Description: This measurement was made on the top step of what must have been steps leading to the church.  There is no church on the site in June 2003

Measurement made about June 10, 2003 by Richard Harrington

Approximate Accuracy of Lat/Long as stated by the GPS device: 16’

 

Cemetery, Masterton Cemetery (Site # 169)

Elevation: 1034

Latitude: N 39 o 36.744’

Longitude: W081o 16.539’

Description: This measurement was made on a tomb stone that was said to have been a meteorite that fell in the state of Kansas and was brought back to Ohio to be used as a tombstone in the Masterton Cemetery.  The Masterton Cemetery is near Lebanon, Monroe County, Ohio.  There was no name associated with this tombstone.  [editorial comment:  The stone showed no sign of having been subjected to high temperatures that would be expected from a falling meteorite.]

Measurement made on about June 10, 2003 by Richard Harrington

Approximate Accuracy of Lat/Long as stated by the GPS device: 45’

 

Cemetery, Potts Cemetery on Potts Ridge (Site # 138)

Elevation: 1271

Latitude: N 39 o 45.542

Longitude: W081o 09.923

Description: This measurement was made in the Potts Cemetery on Potts Ridge, also known as Sawmill Road.  This cemetery is located at the intersection of Center Twp Road # 2313 and Center Twp. Road # 267.

Measurement made about March 2003 by Richard Harrington

Approximate Accuracy of Lat/Long as stated by the GPS device: not recorded

 

South-west corner of Steed Cemetery (Site # 139)

Elevation: 1388’ ??

Latitude: N 39 o 43.887

Longitude: W081o 07.214

Description: This measurement was made

Measurement made about March 2003 by Richard Harrington

Approximate Accuracy of Lat/Long as stated by the GPS device: 32’

 

North-west corner of Steed Cemetery (Site # 140)

Elevation: 922

Latitude: N 39 o 43.891

Longitude: W081o 07.178

Description: This measurement was made at the northwest corner of the fence surrounding Steed cemetery

Measurement made about Mar. 2003 by Richard Harrington

Approximate Accuracy of Lat/Long as stated by the GPS device: 22’

 

North-eastern corner of Steed Cemetery (Site # 143)

Elevation: 867

Latitude: N 39 o 43.890

Longitude: W081o 07.152

Description: This measurement was made at the northeast corner of the fence surrounding Steed cemetery

Measurement made about Mar. 2003 by Richard Harrington

Approximate Accuracy of Lat/Long as stated by the GPS device: Not recorded

 

Southeastern corner of Steed Cemetery (Site # 144)

Elevation: 877

Latitude: N 39 o 43.877  (a recorder’s note observed that the elevation and decimal of the latitude are the same number, 877.)

Longitude: W081o 07.152

Description: This measurement was made at the northwest corner of the fence surrounding Steed cemetery

Measurement made about Mar. 2003 by Richard Harrington

Approximate Accuracy of Lat/Long as stated by the GPS device: not recorded

 

Cemetery, Fairview Cemetery (Site # 150)

Elevation: 1129

Latitude: N 39 o 42.842

Longitude: W081o 06.043

Description: This measurement was made across the road, Route 800, from the steps that were apparently the steps leading to the church when it was present.

Measurement made on May 5, 2003 by Richard Harrington

Approximate Accuracy of Lat/Long as stated by the GPS device: 21

 

Cemetery, Rutter Cemetery measurement made on the grave of Raymond P. Henthorn; Cynthia F. Henthorn; Oriville J. Henthorn; & Eugine C. Henthorn in the Rutter Cemetery near Clarington, Ohio (Site # 190)

Elevation: 1251 = ground level

Latitude: N 39 o 44.027

Longitude: W080o 55.035

Description: This measurement was made at the single tombstone of the above Henthorn children in the Rutter Cemetery

Measurement made Sept. 12, 2003 by Richard Harrington

Approximate Accuracy of Lat/Long as stated by the GPS device: 15 feet

 

Cemetery, Atkinson-Pioneer Cemetery (Site # 191)

Elevation: (as measured by GPS unit = 645 = ground level

Latitude: N 39 o 46.043

Longitude: W080o 52.400

Description: This measurement was made on top of a Costal & Geodedic Survey Bench Mark that is located near street level at a corner of the cemetery.  Printed on the marker was the Elevation 655.1.  Other information was Y63, 1934 This Atkinson-Pioneer Cemetery is located in Clarington, Ohio

Measurement made Nov. 9, 2003 by Richard Harrington

Approximate Accuracy of Lat/Long as stated by the GPS device: 16 feet

 

Cemetery, Atkinson-Pioneer Cemetery (Site # 192)

Elevation: (as measured by GPS unit = 675 - 3 = ground level

Latitude: N 39 o 46.044

Longitude: W080o 52.391

Description: This measurement was made on top of the tombstone of William Atkinson born March 31, 1806, died March 13, 1832.  This Atkinson-Pioneer Cemetery is located in Clarington, Ohio

Measurement made Nov. 9, 2003 by Richard Harrington

Approximate Accuracy of Lat/Long as stated by the GPS device: 17 feet

 

Cemetery, (Name not known at time of visit) Cemetery (Site # 193)

Elevation: (as measured by GPS unit = 1305 - 4 = ground level

Latitude: N 39 o 47.598

Longitude: W080o 53.406

Description: This measurement was made on top of the tombstone of Jacob Yost born June 8, 1813, died April 3, 1896.  This Cemetery is located on the right side of Rt 556 driving from the intersection of Ohio Rt. #7 and Rt. 556 near/in Clarington, Ohio.  The cemetery is located at the top of a hill (probably the top of the Ohio River bank) about 1 or so miles from the Ohio River.  There are 4 rows of tombstones.  There are about 30 tombstones in the cemetery on this date.

Measurement made Nov. 9, 2003 by Richard Harrington

Approximate Accuracy of Lat/Long as stated by the GPS device: 17 feet

 

Cemetery, Zesiger Cemetery (Site # 194)

Elevation: (as measured by GPS unit = 704 - 4 = ground level

Latitude: N 39 o 45.441

Longitude: W080o 54.411

Description: This measurement was made on top of the tombstone of Rudolph Zesiger died March 21, 1872, aged 61 years, 4 mo. 11 days.  This Zesiger Cemetery is located on the south side of Ohio Route# 78, 2.6 miles from the intersection of Ohio Routes # 78 and # 7 in Clarington, Ohio.  There are 7 tombstones in this cemetery although one of the stones is not planted in the ground and is leaning against another that is firmly planted.  It is located between two houses that face Route @ 78 at a distance of about 50 yards from each.

Measurement made Nov. 16, 2003 by Richard Harrington

Approximate Accuracy of Lat/Long as stated by the GPS device: 18 feet

 

Cemetery, Wise Cemetery (Site # 196)

Elevation: (as measured by GPS unit = 956 - 1 = 955 ground level

Latitude: N 39 o 46.524

Longitude: W080o 15.015

Description: This measurement was made on the base of the tombstone of Thomas Mead died August 24, 1859.  This Wise Cemetery is located on the right side of Ohio Rt. 78 driving west a distance of 2.2 miles from the intersection of Routes 78 and 145 in Lewisville, Ohio.  It is located on the north side of the road and across a small stream.  The cemetery is about 40 yards from the road.

Measurement made Nov. 10, 2003 by Richard Harrington

Approximate Accuracy of Lat/Long as stated by the GPS device: 15 feet

 

Cemetery, Rucker Cemetery (Site # 197)

Elevation: (as measured by GPS unit = 1018’ – 1’ = 1017’ ground level

Latitude: N 39 o 48.709

Longitude: W081o 18.215

Description: This measurement was made on the tombstone of John Stephen born March 31, 1800 died September 2, 1886.  This Rucker Cemetery is located on the right side of Ohio Rt. 78 driving west from Lewisville, Ohio a distance of 6.1 miles from the intersection of Routes 78 and 145 in Lewisville, Ohio.  It is located on the north side of the road on a hill behind the house of Ruby Heft.  The cemetery is about 300 yards from the road up a steep hill.  The cemetery is about 45 feet wide by 135 feet long.  It has about 13 rows of graves with an average of 12 graves per row.  If it were filled this could represent about 150 graves.  On the date of this visit, the cemetery was in a sorry state of maintenance.  Cattle grazing in the cemetery had done extensive damage to the terrain.

Measurement made Nov. 10, 2003 by Richard Harrington

Approximate Accuracy of Lat/Long as stated by the GPS device: 15 feet

 

Cemetery, Hamilton Cemetery (Site # 198)

Elevation: (as measured by GPS unit = 1081 - 4 = 1077 = ground level

Latitude: N 39 o 46.859

Longitude: W080o 14.672

Description: This measurement was made on the top of the tombstone of Charles F. Billman (1829 – 1883) and Hannah J. Billman (1839 – 1918).  This tombstone is the largest stone in the cemetery.  From its appearance, it was probably placed within the last 50 or so years.  It is much newer and grander than other stones in the cemetery.  This Hamilton Cemetery is located on a side road (Township Road # 71) that turns off to the north (turn to the right, driving west from Lewisville) from Ohio Route # 78.  The intersection of Township Road # 71 and Ohio Route 78 is 2.5 miles from the intersection of Routes 78 and 145 in Lewisville.  Proceed along Twp. Road # 71 for 0.4 miles to the second farm on the left.  This is the farm of Clayton and Theresa (Ulrich) Farnsworth.  The cemetery is about 200 yards from the road (Township Road # 71) up a long hill, behind the Farnsworth house.

Measurement made Nov. 10, 2003 by Richard Harrington

Approximate Accuracy of Lat/Long as stated by the GPS device: 14 feet

 

Cemetery, Neptune Cemetery (Site # 199)

Elevation: (as measured by GPS unit = 1274 - 5 = 1269 = ground level

Latitude: N 39 o 51.562

Longitude: W081o 09.917

Description: This measurement was made on the top of the John Jones tombstone that is located about the center of the cemetery.  The John Jones tombstone reads: John Jones born May 16, 1815 died Oct 8, 1893 and Margaret Jones born Aug 13, 1819 died May 9, 1914.  The Neptune Cemetery can be reached as follows:  Starting from the intersection of Routes # 800 and # 145 in the town of Malaga, take 145 toward Miltonsburg for 0.4 miles.  Turn right on Monroe County Route # 39 and proceed for 0.7 miles to the Neptune Cemetery on the right side of Route # 39.

Measurement made Nov. 11, 2003 by Richard Harrington

Approximate Accuracy of Lat/Long as stated by the GPS device: 19 feet

 

Cemetery, (Name not known at this time) Cemetery (Site # 200)

Elevation: (as measured by GPS unit = 1311 - 3 = 1303 = ground level

Latitude: N 39 o 51.557

Longitude: W081o 10.521

Description: This measurement was made on the top of the William Turax tombstone that is located near the back of this small  cemetery of about 20 graves.  The William Truax tombstone reads: William Truax born died Nov. 11, 1856 in the 42nd year of his life and Jane his wife died April 5, 1898 in the 80th year of her life.  This cemetery is located near the Neptune Cemetery.  It can be reached as follows:  Starting from the intersection of Routes # 800 and # 145 in the town of Malaga, take 145 toward Miltonsburg for 0.4 miles.  Turn right on Monroe County Route # 39 and proceed for 1.2  miles to this Cemetery on the right side of Route # 39.  It is located at the intersection of Monroe County Road # 39 and Malaga Township road # 10.

Measurement made Nov. 11, 2003 by Richard Harrington

Approximate Accuracy of Lat/Long as stated by the GPS device: 14 feet

 

Cemetery, Stafford Cemetery (Site # 204)

Elevation: 1020

Latitude: N 39 o 42.766’

Longitude: W081o 16.365’

Description: This measurement was made near the center of the cemetery.

Measurement made on Jan 22, 2004 by Richard Harrington

Approximate Accuracy of Lat/Long as stated by the GPS device: 21’

 

Cemetery, Old Cameron Cemetery or Hartline Cemetery (Site # 205)

Elevation: 747 feet above sea level

Latitude: N 39 o  46.030’

Longitude: W080o  56.808’

Description: This measurement was made on top of the tombstone of Mazy, wife of Hannibal Young who died Feburary 3, 1889, aged 45 years.  Other names on the stone include Laura M. died June 8, 1882, aged 8 years, 10 months 7 days; Effie May died March 20, 1885 aged 2 years 7 months and 1 day; and willie B died Dec 20, 1885 aged 7 months and 1 day.

Measurement made on February 22, 2004 at about 6:00 p.m. by Richard Harrington

Approximate Accuracy of Lat/Long as stated by the GPS device: 21 feet

 

Cemetery, Adamson Cemetery (Site # 206)

Elevation: 1050 (corrected to ground level)

Latitude: N 39 o 41.949’

Longitude: W081o 02.312’

Description: This measurement was made on a headstone of Isabel Lnn daughter of A & R Shriver who died Nov 24, 1854 aged 11 years, 6 months and 1 day.  This stone was approximately in the center of the cemetery.  This cemetery is not maintained.  It is overgrown with trees and brush.  It is located at the top of a hill and is difficult to find.

Measurement made on February 24, 2004 at about 1:00 p.m. by Richard Harrington

Approximate Accuracy of Lat/Long as stated by the GPS device: 22 feet

 

Cemetery, Adamson Cemetery (Site # 207)

Elevation: 1100 (corrected to ground level)

Latitude: N 39 o 41.946’

Longitude: W081o 02.307’

Description: This measurement is a second reading taken in the Adamson Cemetery on a different but unreadable stone from that of Site # 206 above.  This stone could also be approximately in the center of the cemetery since the boundaries of this cemetery are not clear.  This cemetery is not maintained.  It is overgrown with trees and brush.  It is located at the top of a hill and is difficult to find.

Measurement made on February 24, 2004 at about 1:30 p.m. by Richard Harrington

Approximate Accuracy of Lat/Long as stated by the GPS device: 22 feet

 

Cemetery, Fletcher’s Chapel Cemetery (also called Ott Cemetery) (Site # 209)

Elevation: 958  (corrected to ground level)

Latitude: N 39 o 42.445’

Longitude: W081o 02.583’

Description: This measurement was made on top of the tombstone with the following inscription:  Joshua Jaclson Co. A 77th O.V.I. 1847 – 1927 and Margaret D. Jackson, his wife 1854 – 1936.  This monument was chosen as the spot to measure the latitude and longitude of the Ott or Fletcher’s Chapel Cemetery because it appears to be very substantial and not likely to be moved for many decades.

Measurement made on February 24, 2004 at about 2:30 p.m. by Richard Harrington

Approximate Accuracy of Lat/Long as stated by the GPS device: 18’

 

Cemetery, St. Joseph Chapel Hill Cemetery (Site # 214)

Elevation: 1230’ (corrected to ground level)

Latitude: N 39 o 48.525’

Longitude: W081o 15.510’

Description: This measurement was made on top of the gravestone of John Adam Ulrich that, as of this date, was a stone nearest to the entrance to the cemetery.  This stone bears the inscription:  John Adam Ulrich born Nov 8, 1906, died June 22, 1997.  This stone is black granite and has the further distinction of having the likeness of John Adam Ulrich (as an old man) etched on one side.  On the other side of the stone is etched, and in color, a view of his farm including a barn painted with the still-frequently-found, “Chew Mail Pouch Tobacco” sign on the end of the barn.  The Chapel Hill Cemetery can be found by starting at the intersection of Ohio Route # 78 and Monroe County Route # 145 in Lewisville; continue west 3.5 miles on Ohio Route # 78 to a dirt road, Monroe County Route # 33, on the right just beyond the St. Joseph Catholic Church.  The church is also on the right or north side of Route # 78. Take Monroe County Route # 33 for 0.7 miles to the first dirt road on the left. This road is marked # 63.  Take road # 63 for one mile to the Chapel Hill Cemetery.

Measurement made on February 26, 2004 by Richard Harrington

Approximate Accuracy of Lat/Long as stated by the GPS device: 17’

 

Cemetery, St. Joseph Chapel Hill Cemetery (Site # 215)

Elevation: 1239’ (corrected to ground level)

Latitude: N 39 o 48.537’

Longitude: W081o 15.520’

Description: This measurement was made on top of the gravestone of Conrad Burkhart (1861 – 1946) that is a gravestone located in the approximate center of the Chapel Hill cemetery.  The Chapel Hill Cemetery can be found by starting at the intersection of Ohio Route # 78 and Monroe County Route # 145 in Lewisville; continue west 3.5 miles on Ohio Route # 78 to a dirt road, Monroe County Route # 33, on the right just beyond the St. Joseph Catholic Church.  The church is also on the right or north side of Route # 78. Take Monroe County Route # 33 for 0.7 miles to the first dirt road on the left. This road is marked # 63.  Take road # 63 for one mile to the Chapel Hill Cemetery.

Measurement made on February 26, 2004 by Richard Harrington

Approximate Accuracy of Lat/Long as stated by the GPS device: 20’

 

Cemetery, (Farnsworth)* Cemetery (Site # 217)

Elevation: 1114’ (corrected to ground level)

Latitude: N 39 o 43.277’

Longitude: W081o 13.504’

Description: This measurement was made on top of the gravestone of Mary Worth died (month not readable) 28, 1811, aged 47 years 10 months and 1 day.  The name of this cemetery was unknown to me (R. Harrington) at the time this measurement was made.  I subsequently was told by Dennis and Ruth Weber, who own land nearby, that the cemetery was cleared a few years ago by an old man named Mr. Farnsworth (now deceased) and that the Trustees now keep it maintained.  I have used the name “Farnsworth Cemetery” as a temporary name because the old man named Farnsworth who cleared the cemetery of brush and trees claimed that his kin were buried there and that the cemetery name was the Farnsworth Cemetery.  This cemetery can be found by starting at the intersection of Ohio Route # 78 and Monroe County Route # 145 in Lewisville, Ohio; continue southwest for about one mile (approximate) on Monroe County Route # 145 (in the direction of Stafford) to Monroe County Route # 77.  Turn left onto Rt. 77 and go about one-half mile to Monroe County Route # 17.  Go right on Rt. # 17 for about 1½ miles to where Monroe County Route # 99 intersects Rt. # 17.  Turn right onto Rt. # 99 and proceed about three quarters of a mile.  This stretch of road on Rt. # 99 is known locally as Smith Hill.  At the top of Smith Hill, a small un-numbered dirt road or lane turns off to the left.  This road will accommodate an automobile in dry or frozen weather but in wet weather, maybe not. This cemetery is out this road about a quarter mile, on top of a knoll on the right side of the road.  The cemetery cannot be seen from the road.  Note:  As of the year 2004, there is an abandoned house on the left almost immediately upon entering this un-numbered road.  Proceed along this road until you come to a hunting trailer on the left.  At this point, you have passed the cemetery maybe 100 yards or so. All of the distances given in this description are rough estimates – allow for possible significant error.

Measurement made on February 26, 2004 by Richard Harrington

Approximate Accuracy of Lat/Long as stated by the GPS device: 20’

 

Cemetery, (Farnsworth)* Cemetery (Site # 219)

Elevation: 1198’

Latitude: N 39 o 43.278’

Longitude: W081o 13.496’

Description: This measurement was made on the grave stone of Elizabeth Farnsworth died 1811.  The stone is located in the Farnsworth Cemetery.  This cemetery can be found by driving west on Ohio Route # 78 from Woodsfield.  At the intersection of Ohio Routes 78 and 145 in Lewisville, Ohio turn left onto Rt. 145 and drive 1.2 miles to Monroe County (MC) Rt. # 17.  Turn left onto MC Rt. 17 and drive 2.3 miles to MC Rt. # 99.  Turn right onto MC Tr. 99 and drive 0.9 miles to an un-numbered dirt-road that turns off to the left.  Drive 0.6 miles on this dirt road.  In the spring of 2004 there was a 1.5 inch diameter PVC pipe driven into the ground at the entrance of the path to the cemetery.  Another landmark is that beginning about 50 feet beyond the path entrance to the cemetery is the beginning of a stand of large evergreen trees on the right (south side) of the dirt-road.

Measurement made on March 22, 2004 at about 10:00 a.m. by Richard Harrington

Approximate Accuracy of Lat/Long as stated by the GPS device: 22’

 

Cemetery, (Farnsworth)* Cemetery (Site # 220)

Elevation: 1238’

Latitude: N 39 o 43.274’

Longitude: W081o 13.501’

Description: This is a repeat measurement was made on the grave stone of Elizabeth Farnsworth died 1811.  The stone is located in the Farnsworth Cemetery.  This cemetery can be found by driving west on Ohio Route # 78 from Woodsfield.  At the intersection of Ohio Routes 78 and 145 in Lewisville, Ohio turn left onto Rt. 145 and drive 1.2 miles to Monroe County (MC) Rt. # 17.  Turn left onto MC Rt. 17 and drive 2.3 miles to MC Rt. # 99.  Turn right onto MC Tr. 99 and drive 0.9 miles to an un-numbered dirt-road that turns off to the left.  Drive 0.6 miles on this dirt road.  In the spring of 2004 there was a 1.5 inch diameter PVC pipe driven into the ground at the entrance of the path to the cemetery.  Another landmark is that beginning about 50 feet beyond the path entrance to the cemetery is the beginning of a stand of large evergreen trees on the right (south side) of the dirt-road.

Measurement made on March 22, 2004 at about 10:30 a.m. by Richard Harrington

Approximate Accuracy of Lat/Long as stated by the GPS device: 22’

 

 

Church

(Return to TOC at top of page)

 

Church, Neuhart Baptist Church (Site # 119)

Elevation: 1199

Latitude: N 39 o 44.790'

Longitude: W 081o 04.967'

Description: This measurement was made about 25 feet from the left side of the Neuhart Baptist Church (as you stand in front of the church facing it).  The church is located on Paulus Ridge about 5 miles east of Woodsfield, Ohio.  The measurement was made on the tombstone of Clarence and Lourena Norris.

Measurement made on November 12, 2002 by Richard Harrington

Approximate Accuracy: within 25 feet

 

Church, Buchanan United Presbyterian Church (Site # 058)

Elevation: 1254

Latitude: N 39 o 46.110'

Longitude: W081o 10.768'

Description: Measurement made about 10 feet from the front door of the Buchanan United Presbyterian Church.  This point is also at the intersection of Monroe County Route 41 and Ohio Route 78. The Buchanan United Presbyterian Cemetery is located about 40 feet across Ohio Route 78.

Measurement made on September 3, 2002 by Richard Harrington

Approximate Accuracy: within 20 feet

 

Church, Church of Christ Meets Here Creighton Ridge (Site # 095)

Elevation: 1116

Latitude: N 39 o 39.833

Longitude: W081o 15.614

Description: This measurement was made about 30 feet in front of the main entrance of the Church of Christ Meets Here Creighton Ridge, also known as the Creighton Ridge Church of Christ.

Measurement made on October 2, 2002 by Richard Harrington

Approximate Accuracy of Lat/Long as stated by the GPS device:

 

Church, Conner Ridge United Methodist Church 1874 (Site # 036)

Elevation: 1088


Latitude: N 39 o 42.075

Longitude: W081o 09.657

Description: Measurement made about 30 feet in front of the Conner Ridge United Methodist Church 1874.

Measurement made on September 2, 2002 by Richard Harrington

Approximate Accuracy: within 20 feet

 

Church, Graysville Church of Christ (Site # 038)

Elevation: 1132

Latitude: N 39 o 39.831

Longitude: W081o 10.256

Description: Measurement made about 20 feet from the front door of the Graysville Church of Christ and at the northeastern corner of the cemetery.

Measurement made on September 2, 2002 by Richard Harrington

Approximate Accuracy: within 20 feet

 

Church, Hartshorn Ridge Church of Christ (Site # 130)

Elevation: 1107

Latitude: N 39 o 42.304'

Longitude: W081o 10.004'

Description: Measurement made about 100 feet from the front door of the Hartshorn Ridge Church of Christ.

Measurement made on November 14, 2002 by Richard Harrington

Approximate Accuracy: within 17 feet

 

Church, Low Gap Christian Union Church (Site # 024)

Elevation: 738

Latitude: N 39 o 36.465

Longitude: W081o 09.517

Description: Measurement made in front of Low Gap Christian Union Church. Several Dillons buried at this church.

Measurement made on September 2, 2002 by Richard Harrington

Approximate Accuracy: within 20 feet

 

Church, Middle Church (former) and Cemetery (Site # 054)

Elevation: 1247

Latitude: N 39 o 48.130

Longitude: W081o 12.965

Description: Measurement made on the steps of the former Middle Church that is located on Monroe County Route 18. The steps of the old church remain in place and a pagoda has been built on the site where the old church stood. A small building is located in front and to the side of where the old church stood. This building is used for tool storage.

Measurement made on September 3, 2002 by Richard Harrington

Approximate Accuracy: within 20 feet

 

Church, Pleasant Ridge Church of Christ (Site # 028)

Elevation: 1082

Latitude: N 39 o 39.742

Longitude: W081o 12.466

Description: Measurement made on the edge of the road in front of the Pleasant Ridge Church of Christ which is perhaps 70 feet from the church.

Measurement made on September 2, 2002 by Richard Harrington

Approximate Accuracy: within 20 feet

 

Church, Pleasant Ridge Church of Christ (Site # 085)

Elevation: 1101

Latitude: N 39 o 39.756

Longitude: W081o 12.449

Description: Measurement made 30 feet from left front corner of Pleasant Ridge Church of Christ, facing church front.

Measurement made on October 2, 2002 by Richard Harrington

Approximate Accuracy:

 

Church, Presbyterian Church in Woodsfield, Ohio, USA (Site # 049)

Elevation: 1185


Latitude: N 39 o 45.650'

Longitude: W 081o 06.939

Description: This measurement made on the sidewalk at the southeast corner and about 30 feet from the front door of the Presbyterian Church in Woodsfield, Ohio.

Measurement made on November 11, 2002 by Richard Harrington

Approximate Accuracy: within 20 feet

 

Church, St. John's Catholic Church near Miltonsburg, Ohio, USA (Site # 124)

Elevation: 1425


Latitude: N 39 o 50.263'

Longitude: W 081o 10.525'

Description: This measurement was made in a driveway 30 feet from the rear of the St. John's Catholic Church located about 1 mile northwest of Miltonsburg on Monroe County Road #2.

Measurement made on November 13, 2002 by Richard Harrington

Approximate Accuracy: within 25 feet.

 

Church, St. Paul's United Church of Christ in Woodsfield, Ohio, USA (Site # 111)

Elevation: 1184


Latitude: N 39 o 45.559'

Longitude: W 081o 07.070'

Description: This measurement was made on the sidewalk about 20 feet from the front door of the St. Paul's United Church of Christ in Woodsfield, Ohio.

Measurement made on November 11, 2002 by Richard Harrington

Approximate Accuracy: within 16 feet

 

 

Church, St. Peter's Old German Church in Lewisville, Ohio, USA (Site # 049)

Elevation: 1256


Latitude: N 39 o 45.781

Longitude: W081o 13.110

Description: This measurement was made at the rear of the St. Peter's Church in Lewisville, about center of the old part of the cemetery and about 20 feet from the rear of the church. The church has been converted into a tire repair garage and shop.

Measurement made on September 3, 2002 by Richard Harrington

Approximate Accuracy: within 20 feet

 

Church, St. Peter's Old German Church in Lewisville, Ohio (Site # 081)

Elevation:

Latitude: N 39 o 45.801

Longitude: W081o 13.116

Description: This measurement was made between 5 and 10 feet in front of the entrance of the former St. Peter's Church in Lewisville, Ohio.  This is the same old German church from which some of the records came that were used by Dr. Shirley Harmon in her book, titled, "Monroe County, Ohio Church Records:  Nineteenth Century Records of Lewisville, Middle (St. John's) and Miltonsburg (St. Peter's) German Evangelical Protestant Churches."  This old church building is now owned by Martin Stimpert and has been converted into a work area for a garage and tire repair facility.

Measurement made on September 30, 2000 by Richard Harrington

Approximate Accuracy of Lat/Long:

 

Church, St. Peter's Old German Church in Miltonsburg, Ohio (Site # 120)

Elevation: 1257

Latitude: N 39 o 50.005'

Longitude: W 081o 09.926'

Description: This measurement was made in the street about 40 feet from the front of the entrance of the former St. Peter's Church in Miltonsburg, Ohio.  This is the same old German church from which some of the records came that were used by Dr. Shirley Harmon in her book, titled, "Monroe County, Ohio Church Records:  Nineteenth Century Records of Lewisville, Middle (St. John's) and Miltonsburg (St. Peter's) German Evangelical Protestant Churches."  This old church building is made of red brick.  It is abandoned but may be used for storage.  A section of the western outside wall has fallen out.

Measurement made on November 12, 2000 by Richard Harrington

Approximate Accuracy of Lat/Long: 20 feet

 

Church, St. Sylvester Catholic Church in Woodsfield, Ohio (Site # 109)

Elevation: 1204

Latitude: N 39 o 45.415'

Longitude: W081o 07.126

Description:  The St. Sylvester Catholic Church is located on South Main Street in Woodsfield, Ohio.  The L/L measurement was made on the sidewalk about 60 feet from the front door.

Measurement made on November 11, 2000 by Richard Harrington

Approximate Accuracy of Lat/Long: 16 feet

 

Church, Trinity United Church of Christ (Site # 005)

Elevation: 1226

Latitude: N 39 o 47.042

Longitude: W081o 13.259

Description: Twenty feet from the front door of the Trinity United Church of Christ on County Route 18 near Lewisville, Ohio

Measurement made on September 1, 2002 by Richard Harrington

Approximate Accuracy: within 20 feet

 

Church, Monroefield Old German Methodist Church Cemetery  (Site # 184)

Elevation: 1342                      

Latitude: N 39o 48.604

Longitude: W 081o 12.740

Description: Measurement made on top of a stone step of the Monroefield Old German Methodist Church.  The Stone step is all that remains of the church.  A small, well maintained cemetery is immediately beyond the stone step.

Measurement made on September 20, 2003 by Richard Harrington

Approximate Accuracy: not recorded

 

Church, Mt. Carrick Church -- now a Grange Hall  (Site # 182)

Elevation: 1257' - 1.5' = ground level

Latitude: N 39o 44.969'

Longitude: W 081o 03.179'

Description: Measurement made 5 feet from the front door of the Mt. Carrick Grange Hall.  The Mt. Carrick Grange Hall and cemetery are located approximately 4 miles east of the Woodsfield public-square on Route # 78, going toward Clarington, Ohio.  Turn right on the first road after the Ault Lake or Pond (also located on the right or south of Rt # 78) onto Paulus Ridge road.  Immediately (within about 30 yards)turn right off of Paulus Ridge Road and go up the hill to the Grange Hall and the cemetery.

Measurement made on September 19, 2003 by Richard Harrington

Approximate Accuracy: within 36 feet

 

Church, Moffett-Fletcher United Methodist Church  (Site # 156)

Elevation: 1201

Latitude: N 39 o 43.343’

Longitude: W081o 05.835

Description: This measurement was made 20’ in front of the Moffett-Fletcher United Methodist Church

Measurement made on June 9, 2003 by Richard Harrington

Approximate Accuracy of Lat/Long as stated by the GPS device:  24’

 

Church, in Antioch  (Site # 159)

Elevation: 1063

Latitude: N 39 o 39.661’

Longitude: W081o 04.130’

Description: This measurement was made on the front step of the church at the junction of Rt # 800 and Monroe Co. Rt. # 47 in the center of Antioch, Monroe County, Ohio.  This building is no longer used as a church.  It is privately owned and may being used as storage.  It is a fairly large, wooden building.  I was unable to discover the name or denomination of the church.

Measurement made about June 10, 2003 by Richard Harrington

Approximate Accuracy of Lat/Long as stated by the GPS device: not recorded

 

Church, West Union Church of Christ (Site # 148)

Elevation: 907’

Latitude: N 39 o 39.657

Longitude: W081o 00.760

Description: This measurement was made 30 feet from the front of the church.

Measurement made on May 5, 2003 by Richard Harrington

Approximate Accuracy of Lat/Long as stated by the GPS device: 16’

 

 

Church, Goudy Church of Christ (Site # 188)

Elevation: 1300’ = ground level

Latitude: N 39 o 45.043

Longitude: W081o 02.650

Description: This measurement was made 16 feet from the front of the church.

Measurement made on Sept 12, 2003 by Richard Harrington

Approximate Accuracy of Lat/Long as stated by the GPS device: 17’

 

Church, Fletchers Chapel 1872 (Site # 210)

Elevation: 936’

Latitude: N 39 o 42.453’

Longitude: W081o 02.596’

Description: This measurement was made at ground level, 10 feet in front (toward the road) of the front door (there are two front doors – this measurement was in front of the right door – the observer’s right when facing the church).  This church has the name tag, “Fletcher’s Chapel 1872” mounted on the front of the church.  It is also known as Ott Church to many.  A few years ago, the church bell fell from its tower.  It was re-hung is a special enclosure at ground level in front of the church.

Measurement made on February 24, 2004 at about 3:00 p.m. by Richard Harrington

Approximate Accuracy of Lat/Long as stated by the GPS device: 22’

 

Church, Rich Fork Church of Christ Nov. 10, 1901 (Site #)

Elevation: 831

Latitude: N 39 o 42.068’

Longitude: W081o 09.087’

Description: This measurement was made at ground level 15 feet directly in front of the front door

Measurement made on February 25 by Richard Harrington

Approximate Accuracy of Lat/Long as stated by the GPS device: 22’

 

 

Grave

(Return to TOC at top of page)

 

Grave of ?? (Site # 047)

Elevation: 1301

Latitude: N 39 o 45.567

Longitude: W081o 13.331

Description: Measurement made at a grave site in Friendship Cemetery just outside of Lewisville, Ohio, USA on Route 145. (However, I forgot to record the name of person buried there. It will be added later.)

Measurement made on September 3, 2002 by Richard Harrington

Approximate Accuracy: within 20 feet

 

Grave of Baker, Elizabeth Sullivan Baker (Site # 141)

Elevation: 921

Latitude: N 39 o 43.888


Longitude: W081o 07.168

Description: Measurement made at the tombstone of Elizabeth Sullivan Baker in Steed Cemetery just outside of Woodsfield, Ohio, USA about 500 yards from the intersection of Ohio Route # 800 and Monroe County Route # 26.

Measurement made on March 24, 2003 by Richard Harrington

Approximate Accuracy: within 20 feet

 

Grave of Brubach, Jacob Brubach (Jan. 6, 1846 - Aug. 6, 1932) and Mary A. his wife (May 10, 1848 - Dec 18, 1910) (Site # 110)

Elevation: 1215

Latitude: N 39 o 45.385'


Longitude: W081o 07.075'

Description: Measurement made on the tombstone of Jacob Brubach and wife in St. Sylvester Cemetery in Woodsfield, Ohio.

Measurement made on 2:30 p.m. on November 11, 2002 by Richard Harrington

Approximate Accuracy: not recorded

 

Grave of Frank, Osal Frank (Site # 046)

Elevation: 1298

Latitude: N 39 o 45.597


Longitude: W081o 13.344

Description: Measurement made at the tombstone of Osal Frank in Friendship Cemetery just outside of Lewisville, Ohio, USA on Route 145. The name of the wife of Osal Frank, Ethel (still living) is also carved on the tombstone.

Measurement made on September 3, 2002 by Richard Harrington

Approximate Accuracy: within 20 feet

 

Grave of Frank, Oscar Frank (Site # 050)

Elevation: 1239

Latitude: N 39 o 45.762

Longitude: W081o 13.110

Description: Measurement made at the tombstone of Oscar Frank located in the cemetery of the Old German Church in Lewisville, Ohio, USA

Measurement made on September 3, 2002 by Richard Harrington

Approximate Accuracy: within 20 feet

 

Grave of Hines, Lawrence W. Hines (1904 - 1929) (Site # 048)

Elevation: 1297

Latitude: N 39 o 45.563

Longitude: W081o 13.348

Description: Measurement made at the tombstone of Lawrence Hines, first husband of Audra L. Young Harrington, in Friendship Cemetery just outside of Lewisville, Ohio, USA on Route 145..

Measurement made on September 3, 2002 by Richard Harrington

Approximate Accuracy: within 20 feet

 

Grave of Hodge, George and Mary Jane Hodge (Site # 029)

Elevation: 1108

Latitude: N 39 o 39.730

Longitude: W081o 12.437

Description: Measurement made at the tombstone of George and Mary Jane Hodge in Pleasant Ridge Cemetery.

Measurement made on September 2, 2002 by Richard Harrington

Approximate Accuracy: within 20 feet

 

Grave of Hodge, George and Mary Jane Hodge (Site # 086)

Elevation: 1114

Latitude: N 39 o 39.733

Longitude: W081o 12.437

Description: Measurement made at the tombstone of George Washington (1862 - 1909 (sic)) and Mary Jane (1865 - 1943) Hodge in Pleasant Ridge Cemetery.

Measurement made on October 2, 2002 by Richard Harrington

Approximate Accuracy:

 

Grave of Hodge, James and Agnes Hodge (Site # 011)

Elevation: 1264

Latitude: N 39 o 51.204

Longitude: W081o 09.021


Description: Graves of James died Oct. 29, 1851 in the 73 year of his life and Agnes Hodge wife of James Hodge died Oct 27, 1819.  Both graves are located in the northwest corner of the cemetery located in Malaga, Ohio, USA.

Measurement made on September 1, 2002 by Richard Harrington

Approximate Accuracy: within 20 feet

 

Grave of Jackson, Carl and Wilene Jackson (Site # 062)

(See the entry for Grave of  William E. and Julia Viola Young (Site # 062))

 

Grave of Jackson, Eddie Jackson (1938 - 1953) (Site # 062)

(See the entry for Grave of  William E. and Julia Viola Young (Site # 062))

 

Grave of Jackson, Lois Arlene Jackson (Site # 062)

(See the entry for Grave of  William E. and Julia Viola Young (Site # 062))

 

Grave of Menkel, Henry (Jan. 31, 1823 - July 29, 1889) & Caroline (Dec. 4, 1825 - Apr. 7, 1890) Menkel (Site # 125)

Elevation: 1313

Latitude: N 39 o 49.995'

Longitude: W 081o 10.171'

Description: This measured was made at the head stone of the grave of Henry and his wife, Caroline Menkel.  This grave is in an un-named (at least to me) cemetery that is about 500 yards due west of the northern town limit of Miltonsburg, OH, USA.  This is the largest tombstone in a cemetery of 11 remaining stones.  It is a red granite stone and while it is uncertain how long it has been there (probably at least 70 years) it shows no sign of erosion or damage.

Measurement made on November 13, 2002 by Richard Harrington

Approximate Accuracy: within 23 feet

 

Grave of Norris, Clarence (1888 - 1981) & Lourena (1897 - 1965) Norris (Site # 119)

Elevation: 1199

Latitude: N 39 o 44.790'

Longitude: W081o 04.967'

Description: Measured at head stone of the grave of Clarence and Lourena Norris in the Neuhart Baptist Church located on Paulus Ridge about 5 miles east of Woodsfield, OH, USA.  This tombstone is located about 25 feet from the Neuhart Baptist Church.

Measurement made on November 12, 2002 by Richard Harrington

Approximate Accuracy: within 25 feet

 

Grave of Reich, Janet R. (Reich) Frank (Site # 007)

Elevation: 1274

Latitude: N 39 o 49.380

Longitude: W081o 09.770

Description: Measured at head stone of the grave of Janet Frank in Miltonsburg Cemetery near Miltonsburg, OH, USA.

Measurement made on September 1, 2002 by Richard Harrington

Approximate Accuracy: within 20 feet

 

Grave of Steele, Glenn and Mabel Steele (Site # 061)

Elevation: 1186

Latitude: N 39 o 45.952

Longitude: W081o 07.412

Description: Measurement made at the tombstone of the Grave of Glenn and Mabel Steele in Oak Lawn Cemetery, Woodsfield, OH. Also, on a line running northeast from this spot and at a distance of about 20 feet is the Grave of Charles W. Young (1879 - 1946) and Lorena M. Young (1884 - 1956).

Measurement made on September 3, 2002 by Richard Harrington

Approximate Accuracy: within 20 feet

 

Grave of Whitacre, Sydnor and Julia Ann Whitacre (Site # 039)


Elevation: 1067

Latitude: N 39 o 39.818

Longitude: W081o 10.267

Description: Measurement made at the tombstone of Sydnor and Julia Ann Whitacre in the Graysville Church of Christ cemetery.

Measurement made on September 2, 2002 by Richard Harrington

Approximate Accuracy: within 20 feet

 

Grave of Young, Eva Young (1840 - 1919) (Site # 052)

Elevation: 1230

Latitude: N 39 o 45.766

Longitude: W081o 13.121

Description: Measurement made at the tombstone of Eva (Pfeiffer) Young located in the cemetery of the Old German Church in Lewisville, Ohio, USA

Measurement made on September 3, 2002 by Richard Harrington

Approximate Accuracy: within 20 feet

 

Grave of Young, Frederick Young (1829 - 1912) (Site # 051)

Elevation: 1230

Latitude: N 39 o 45.755

Longitude: W081o 13.121

Description: Measurement made at the tombstone of Frederick Young (1829 - 1912) located in the cemetery of the Old German Church in Lewisville, Ohio, USA

Measurement made on September 3, 2002 by Richard Harrington

Approximate Accuracy: within 20 feet

 

Grave of Young, Harold K and Edna M. Young (Site # 057)

Elevation: 1219

Latitude: N 39 o 48.097

Longitude: W081o 12.968

Description: Measurement made at the tombstone of Harold K and Edna M. Young in the Middle Church Cemetery. Also, nine feet to the west is located the Grave of Kay Lorraine Young.  About 60 feet across the road (Monroe County Route 18) toward the east stands the former home of Ward C. and Irene J. Young. This spot is also about 50 feet from the intersection of Monroe County Routes 18 and 33.

Measurement made on September 3, 2002 by Richard Harrington

Approximate Accuracy: within 20 feet

 

Grave of Young, Kay Lorraine Young (Site # 057)

(See the entry for Grave of Young, Harold K and Edna M. Young (Site # 057))

 

Grave of Young, Louise (Young) Keylor (Site # 013)


Elevation: 1112

Latitude: N 39 o 47.438

Longitude: W081o 07.401

Description: Measurement made at the grave of Louise (Young) Keylor, mother of William Edward Young and daughter of Frederick and Eva (Pfeiffer) Young. Louise is buried in Hope Cemetery located about 2 miles north of Woodsfield on S. Rt. 800.

Measurement made on September 1, 2002 by Richard Harrington

Approximate Accuracy: within 20 feet

 

Grave of Young, Michael J. and Mollie (Frank) Young (Site # 055)

Elevation: 1240

Latitude: N 39 o 48.105

Longitude: W081o 12.961

Description: Measurement made at the tombstone on the Grave of Michael J and Mollie (Frank) Young in the Middle Church Cemetery.

Measurement made on Tuesday, September 3, 2002 by Richard Harrington

Approximate Accuracy: within 20 feet

 

Grave of Young, Ward C. and Irene J. Young (Site # 056)

Elevation: 1230

Latitude: N 39 o 48.106

Longitude: W081o 12.959

Description: Measurement made at the tombstone on the Grave of Ward C. and Irene J. Young in the Middle Church Cemetery.

Measurement made on September 3, 2002 by Richard Harrington

Approximate Accuracy: within 20 feet

 

Grave of Young, William E. and Julia Viola Young (Site # 062)

Elevation: 1178

Latitude: N 39 o 45.995

Longitude: W081o 07.391

Description: Measurement made at the tombstone of William E. and Julia Viola Young in Oak Lawn Cemetery, Woodsfield, OH. Also, seven feet to the north of this spot is a tombstone for Edith E. (sic.) Young. Also seven feet to the south of this spot is a stone of Lois Arlene Jackson, infant daughter of Carl and Wilene Jackson. Also, eighteen feet south of this spot is the tombstone of Carl and Wilene Jackson. Also 21 feet to the south of this spot is the tombstone of Eddie Jackson (1938 - 1953).


Measurement made on September 3, 2002 by Richard Harrington

Approximate Accuracy: within 20 feet

 

Grave of, Abraham Jeffer and Margaret, Center Twp.  (Site # 180)

Elevation: 1272' - 4' = ground level = 1268'

Latitude: N 39o 44.960

Longitude: W 081o 03.203

Description: This measurement was made as the location of the Mt. Carrick Cemetery. The Mt. Carrick Grange Hall and cemetery are located approximately 4 miles east of the Woodsfield public-square on Route # 78, going toward Clarington, Ohio.  Turn right on the first road after the Ault Lake or Pond (also located on the right or south of Rt # 78) onto Paulus Ridge road.  Immediately (within about 30 yards)turn right off of Paulus Ridge Road and go up the hill to the Grange Hall and the cemetery. This measurement made on top of the large tombstone of Abraham Jeffer b. Dec 22, 1822 d. Sept 13, 1900 and Margaret b. Dec 12, 1823 d. June 8, 1887.  This tombstone is about 50 feet in back of and about 4' off the centerline of the church

Measurement made on September 19, 2003 by Richard Harrington

Approximate Accuracy: within 18 feet

 

Grave of, Alva E. and Charlottie A. Jackson  (Site # 160)

Elevation: 1125 measured on top of stone 3 feet above ground level

Latitude: N 39 o 42.852’

Longitude: W081o 06.062’

Description: This measurement was made on top of the gravestone of Alva and Charlottie Jackson which was 3 feet above ground level. 

Measurement made about June 10, 2003 by Richard Harrington

Approximate Accuracy of Lat/Long as stated by the GPS device:  18’

 

Grave of, Simon P. and Ellen J. Jackson  (Site # 161)

Elevation: 1179’

Latitude: N 39 o 42.644’

Longitude: W081o 06.062’

Description: This measurement was made on top of the gravestone of Simon P. and Ellen J. Jackson

Measurement made about June 10, 2003 by Richard Harrington

Approximate Accuracy of Lat/Long as stated by the GPS device:  not recorded

 

Grave of, Abraham Jackson, died 1861  (Site # 162)

Elevation: 1160

Latitude: N 39 o 42.839’

Longitude: W081o 06.073’

Description: This measurement was made on top of the gravestone.  Note:  Abraham is buried 5 feet north-west of Robert Jackson.

Measurement made about June 10, 2003 by Richard Harrington

Approximate Accuracy of Lat/Long as stated by the GPS device:  18’

 

Grave of, Simon Jackson  (Site # 163)

Elevation: 1153

Latitude: N 39 o 42.855’

Longitude: W081o 06.083’

Description: This measurement was made on top of the gravestone of Simon Jackson.  Note:  Simon Jackson’s grave is 5 feet northwest of the grave of William T. and Arminda Jackson

Measurement made about June 10, 2003 by Richard Harrington

Approximate Accuracy of Lat/Long as stated by the GPS device:  18’

 

Grave of, Jacob Winland (Site # 165)  (See also Margaret Driess Winland in the text of this entry below.)

Elevation: 1189’

Latitude: N 39 o 45.857’

Longitude: W081o 07.002’

Description: This measurement was made 1 foot above ground level, on top of the gravestone of Jacob Winland, died Nov. 10, 1821, aged 48 years.  [From the webmaster’s database:  Jacob Winland was the son of Henry Winland, the immigrant, and Dorothia "Dolly" Dries.  Jacob Winland was born January 22, 1773 in Berk Co., Albany Twp. PA.  He married Margaret Driess who is buried beside him.]  Jacob’s gravestone is 3 feet north of the gravestone of Margaret Winland.  Her grave reads, “Margaret Winland, consort of (unreadable) died April 19, 1821.  Both graves are located in Pioneer Cemetery, Woodsfield, Ohio.  The graves are near the main entrance of the cemetery that opens onto Sycamore Street.

Measurement made about June 15, 2003 by Richard Harrington

Approximate Accuracy of Lat/Long as stated by the GPS device: 15 feet

 

Grave of, Benjamin and Charlott Hendershot  (Site # 166)

Elevation: 1181

Latitude: N 39 o 45.881’

Longitude: W081o 07.065’

Description: This measurement was made on top of the gravestone of Benjamin Hendershot, Jan 27, 1825 and Charlott Hendershot, July 4, 1827 – Mar. 14, 1915.  The Benjamin Hendershot grave is 4 feet to the south of the Jacob Truex, Nov 4, 1849 – Dec 9, 1922 and Margaret Truex, Aug 12, 1848 – Aug 15, 1926 grave.  These graves are located in the back of the Pioneer Cemetery about opposite the front entry to the cemetery on Sycamore Street, Woodsfield, OH.

Measurement made about June 15, 2003 by Richard Harrington

Approximate Accuracy of Lat/Long as stated by the GPS device: 15’

 

Grave of Charles C. & Anna L. Gramlich (Site # 135)

Elevation: 1189

Latitude: N 39 o 45.966’

Longitude: W081o 07.256

Description: This measurement was made on top of the gravestone of Charles C. Gramlich, Nov 21. 1896 – Feb 11, 1953 and Anna L Gramlich May 10, 1901 – Feb 19, 1948 (about 4 feet above ground level).  Note:  There are several Ackerman stones at this location in the Oaklawn Cemetery in Woodsfield, Ohio.

Measurement made about January 2003 by Richard Harrington

Approximate Accuracy of Lat/Long as stated by the GPS device: 21’

 

Grave of Elizabeth Sullivan Baker (Site # 141)

Elevation: 921

Latitude: N 39 o 43.888’

Longitude: W081o 07.168’

Description: This measurement was made at the grave of Elizabeth Sullivan Baker, wife of Captain John Baker

Measurement made about March 2003 by Richard Harrington

Approximate Accuracy of Lat/Long as stated by the GPS device: Not recorded

 

Grave of Martin Baker (Site # 142)

Elevation: 991

Latitude: N 39 o 43.880

Longitude: W081o 07.168

Description: This measurement was made at the gravestone of Martin Baker

Measurement made about March 2003 by Richard Harrington

Approximate Accuracy of Lat/Long as stated by the GPS device: Not recorded

 

Grave of Simon P. Jackson and Ellen J. Jackson (Site # 151)

Elevation: 1165’

Latitude: N 39 o 42.845

Longitude: W081o 06.063

Description: This measurement was made at the tombstone of Simon P. Jackson, 1855 – 1957, and Ellen J. Jackson, 1851 - 1937

Measurement made about May 5, 2003 by Richard Harrington

Approximate Accuracy of Lat/Long as stated by the GPS device: 17 feet

 

Grave of Sarah, wife of C. Hart in Gillespie cemetery (Site # 186)

Elevation: 1349’ = ground level

Latitude: N 39 o 45.190

Longitude: W081o 03.451

Description: This measurement was made at the tombstone of Sarah Hart, wife of C. Hart in Gillespie Cemetery

Measurement made Sept. 12, 2003 by Richard Harrington

Approximate Accuracy of Lat/Long as stated by the GPS device: 41 feet

 

Grave of John H. and Amanda M. Gillespie in the Gillespie cemetery (Site # 187)

Elevation: 1320’ = ground level

Latitude: N 39 o 45.197

Longitude: W081o 03.444

Description: This measurement was made at the tombstone of John H. and Amanda M. Gillespie in the Gillespie Cemetery

Measurement made Sept. 12, 2003 by Richard Harrington

Approximate Accuracy of Lat/Long as stated by the GPS device: 16 feet

 

Grave of Mary E. Clark and Allen Clark in the Goudy C of C Cemetery (Site # 189)

Elevation: 1251 = ground level

Latitude: N 39 o 45.015

Longitude: W081o 02.617

Description: This measurement was made at the tombstone of Mary E. Clark and Allen Clark in the Goudy Cemetery

Measurement made Sept. 12, 2003 by Richard Harrington

Approximate Accuracy of Lat/Long as stated by the GPS device: 15 feet

 

Grave of Raymond P. Henthorn; Cynthia F. Henthorn; Oriville J. Henthorn; & Eugine C. Henthorn in the Rutter Cemetery near Clarington, Ohio (Site # 190)

Elevation: 1251 = ground level

Latitude: N 39 o 44.027

Longitude: W080o 55.035

Description: This measurement was made at the single tombstone of the above Henthorn children in the Rutter Cemetery

Measurement made Sept. 12, 2003 by Richard Harrington

Approximate Accuracy of Lat/Long as stated by the GPS device: 15 feet

 

Grave of Dr. James W. Norris and his family in the Oaklawn Cemetery in Woodsfield, Ohio (Site # 201)

Elevation: 1203’ – 5’ = 1198’ = ground level

Latitude: N 39 o 46.007

Longitude: W081o 07.256

Description: This measurement was made on the top of a large Norris Monument that locates the graves of the Dr. James W. Norris family.  The graves located at this site are:  James W. Norris, Jr., Captain U.S. Army, WW II born Dec 9, 1907, died May 14, 1972; Dr. James W. Norris (1870 – 1913); Zula W. Norris (1879 – 1946); and Eugene T. Norris (1910 – 1944) Lieutenant Aviation Volunteer, USNR.

Measurement made Nov. 11, 2003 by Richard Harrington

Approximate Accuracy of Lat/Long as stated by the GPS device: 17 feet

 

Grave of Joshua Jackson (1847 – 1927) and Margaret D. Jackson, his wife (Site # 209)

Elevation: 958  (corrected to ground level)

Latitude: N 39 o 42.445’

Longitude: W081o 02.583’

Description: This measurement was made on top of the tombstone with the following inscription:  Joshua Jaclson Co. A 77th O.V.I. 1847 – 1927 and Margaret D. Jackson, his wife 1854 – 1936.  This monument was chosen to measure the latitude and longitude of the Ott or Fletcher’s Chapel Cemetery because it appears to be very substantial and not likely to be moved for many decades.

Measurement made on February 24, 2004 at about 2:30 p.m. by Richard Harrington

Approximate Accuracy of Lat/Long as stated by the GPS device: 18’

 

Reference measurement for grave of Michael Cronin (Site # 212)

Elevation: 848 (corrected to ground level)

Latitude: N 39 o 40.760’

Longitude: W081o 12.525’

Description: At the time of this reading, the exact location of the Michael Cronin grave is not known.  However, to provide a latitude and longitude reference that is probably within half a mile of his grave, this measurement was made.  The location of this measurement is at the edge of the road, Monroe County Route # 17C, and a small stream/ditch about 200 yeard for  a house sitting up on a knoll on the north side of Route # 17C.  This ditch flows into Rich Fork Creek about 100 yards from the measurement site. The house belonged to the late Paul Drake had his living widow, Lucy Drake.  The property currently belongs to the son of Paul and Lucy Drake, Leo Drake.

Measurement made on February 25,2004 by Richard Harrington

Approximate Accuracy of Lat/Long as stated by the GPS device: 15’

 

Grave of  John Adam Ulrich (Site # 214)

Elevation: 1230’ (corrected to ground level)

Latitude: N 39 o 48.525’

Longitude: W081o 15.510’

Description: This measurement was made on top of the gravestone of John Adam Ulrich that, as of this date, was a stone nearest to the entrance to the cemetery.  This stone bears the inscription:  John Adam Ulrich born Nov 8, 1906, died June 22, 1997.  This stone is black granite and has the further distinction of having the likeness of John Adam Ulrich (as an old man) etched on one side.  On the other side of the stone is etched, and in color, a view of his farm including a barn painted with the still-frequently-found, “Chew Mail Pouch Tobacco” sign on the end of the barn.

Measurement made on February 25, 2004 by Richard Harrington

Approximate Accuracy of Lat/Long as stated by the GPS device: 17’

 

Grave of Conrad Burkhart (1861 – 1946) (Site # 215)

Elevation: 1239’ (corrected to ground level)

Latitude: N 39 o 48.537’

Longitude: W081o 15.520’

Description: This measurement was made on top of the gravestone of Conrad Burkhart (1861 – 1946) that is a gravestone located in the approximate center of the Chapel Hill cemetery.  The Chapel Hill Cemetery can be found by starting at the intersection of Ohio Route # 78 and Monroe County Route # 145 in Lewisville; continue west 3.5 miles on Ohio Route # 78 to a dirt road, Monroe County Route # 33, on the right just beyond the St. Joseph Catholic Church.  The church is also on the right or north side of Route # 78. Take Monroe County Route # 33 for 0.7 miles to the first dirt road on the left. This road is marked # 63.  Take road # 63 for one mile to the Chapel Hill Cemetery.

Measurement made on February 26, 2004 by Richard Harrington

Approximate Accuracy of Lat/Long as stated by the GPS device: 20’

 

Grave of Anton Burkhart (1831 – 1920) and his wife, Hannah (1831 – 1927) (Site # 216)

Elevation: 1245’ (corrected to ground level)

Latitude: N 39 o 48.540’

Longitude: W081o 15.525’

Description: This measurement was made on top of the gravestone of Anton Burkhart (1831 – 1920) and his wife, Hannah (1831 – 1927)  located in the Chapel Hill cemetery.  The Chapel Hill Cemetery can be found by starting at the intersection of Ohio Route # 78 and Monroe County Route # 145 in Lewisville; continue west 3.5 miles on Ohio Route # 78 to a dirt road, Monroe County Route # 33, on the right just beyond the St. Joseph Catholic Church.  The church is also on the right or north side of Route # 78. Take Monroe County Route # 33 for 0.7 miles to the first dirt road on the left. This road is marked # 63.  Take road # 63 for one mile to the Chapel Hill Cemetery.

Measurement made on February 26, 2004 by Richard Harrington

Approximate Accuracy of Lat/Long as stated by the GPS device: 17’

 

 

Home/House

(Return to TOC at top of page)

 

Home of the late Jackson, Carl and Wilene (Young) Jackson (Site # 076)

Elevation: 1281

Latitude: N 39 o 45.487

Longitude: W081o 11.450

Description: This measurement was made on the concrete lid of a cistern located at the North-Eastern corner of and about 10 feet from the Jackson house.  This house is located about 1 mile east southeast of Lewisville, Ohio.  [Note: replicate measurements will be made of this location to secure a measure of the error associated with the latitude, longitude and elevation measurements.]

Measurement made on September 30, 2002 in the morning by Richard Harrington

Approximate Accuracy of Lat/Long as stated by the GPS device:

 

(The following note was made on July 14, 2003)  Measurement made on the cistern lid at the Jackson Farm.  The Jackson farm is located 1 mile east of Lewisville, Ohio and about 6 miles west of Woodsfield, Ohio and about 0.1 mile south of Rt # 78 on a road called “Sixteen.”  (Note: The picnic table on which all of the Jackson Farm Cistern measurements have been made is sitting on top of the concrete cistern lid.  Beginning about this date or perhaps a month or two earlier, the table has been moved about 3 feet toward the north-north east.  So, a shift in the L/L could reflect this movement.)

 

(The following note was made on Sept. 20, 2003)  Typically, the measurement was made on a wooden table that is about 3 feet above the cistern lid and the ground level.  The location is about 2 feet east of the center of the lid, and about centered in the north/south dimension of the lid.  The lid measures about 15 feet in the north/south direction and about 12 feet in the east/west direction.  The center of the lid is 12 feet from the house and the center of the lid is about one foot north of the northern wall of the house.  The north/south and east/west axes of the cistern lid are the same orientation as the same axes of the house.  The axes of the house and cistern lid are not truly aligned with true north/south and east/west.  The front of the house faces predominantly south and slightly west. This is caused by the north/south axis of the house (the north/south axis of the house is perpendicular to the crown of the house) being about 10 degrees off true north/south.

 

 

Replicate Measurements at the Home of the late Carl and Wilene (Young) Jackson

 

N

Date

Time (military time)

Site #

Elevation ft above sea level

Latitude (all latitudes are North latitude)

Longitude (all longitudes are West Longitude)

GPS Accuracy in feet

Measured by:

1

9/30/02

1730

84

1259

N 39o 45.487'

W 81o 11.447'

not rec.

reh

2

9/30/02

?

98

1271

N 39o 45.488'

W 81o 11.447'

not rec.

reh

3

11/11/02

0900

103

1275

N 39o 45.491'

W 81o 11.447'

31

reh

4

11/11/02

1100

104

1341

N 39o 45.484'

W 81o 11.445'

20

reh

5

11/13/02

0900

121

1283

N 39o 45.488'

W 81o 11.445'

33

reh

6

11/14/02

0830

127

1253

N 39o 45.489'

W 81o 11.446'

27

reh

7

11/15/02

1100

132

1243

N 39o 45.485'

W 81o 11.438'

18

reh

8

12/15/02

0920

134

1266

N 39o 45.490'

W 81o 11.448'

21

reh

9

3/24/03

0945

136

1244

N 39o 45.488'

W 81o 11.446'

26

reh

10

3/25/03

1810

146

1282

N 39o 45.490'

W 81o 11.446'

Not rec.

reh

11

5/4/03

?

147

1270

N 39o 45.488'

W 81o 11.447'

Not rec.

reh

12

5/6/03

?

153

1284

N 39o 45.487'

W 81o 11.445'

17

reh

13

5/6/03

?

154

1326

N 39o 45.479'

W 81o 11.447'

21

reh

14

7/14/03

?

171

1256

N 39o 45.490'

W 81o 11.448'

15

reh

15

7/14/03

?

172

1260

N 39o 45.489'

W 81o 11.446'

16

reh

16

7/14/03

1900

175

1258

N 39o 45.488’

W 81o 11.447'

20

reh

17

7/15/03

0932

176

1263

N 39o 45.489'

W 81o 11.445'

22

reh

18

8/18/03

1000

178

1270

N 39o 45.488'

W 81o 11.447'

18

reh

19

8/19/03

?

179

1249

N 39o 45.489'

W 81o 11.448'

16

reh

20

9/9/03

Evening

185

1264

N 39o 45.489'

W 81o 11.448'

19

reh

21

11/13/03

?

202

1279-3

N 39o 45.493'

W 81o 11.444'

28

reh

22

11/16/03

1000

203

1267-3

N 39o 45.490'

W 81o 11.448'

14

reh

23

2/26/04

?

218

1259-3

N39o  45.488'

W 81o 11.447'

17

reh

24

3/22/04

0930

221

1278-3

N39o  45.488'

W 81o 11.445'

18

reh

25

3/23/04

0930

222

1260-3

N39o  45.488'

W 81o 11.445'

18

reh

26

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

27

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

House of the Menkel family (Site # 113)

Elevation: 1244

Latitude: N 39o 49.942'

Longitude: W 081o 09.983'

Description: This measurement was made within 5 feet of the southeast corner of the historical Menkel House.  It is located on the main street (Ohio Route 145) of Miltonsburg, Ohio.

Measurement made on November 11, 2002 by Richard Harrington

Approximate Accuracy: 19 feet

 

House of Steele, Glenn and Mabel (Young) Steele (Site # 105)

Elevation: 1174

Latitude: N 39o 46.416'

Longitude: W081o 07.824'

Description: Measurement made at the edge of Ohio Route 78 at the end of the sidewalk that runs to the house -- about 40 feet from the front door of the house.

Measurement made on November 11, 2002 by Richard Harrington

Approximate Accuracy: not recorded

 

Home of Young, Michael Young/Jung (1802 - 1879) (Site # 043)

Elevation: 980

Latitude: N 39 o 45.215

Longitude: W081o 12.076

Description: Measurement made at the location where the log cabin stood that was bought by my immigrant ancestor, Michael Jung/Young. This is the site where Audra L. Young Harrington was born.

Measurement made on September 3, 2002 by Richard Harrington

Approximate Accuracy: within 20 feet

 

House where William Edward Young died  (Site # 174)

Elevation: 1200

Latitude: N 39o 45.881'

Longitude: W 081o 12.799

Description: Measurement made at the edge of the road, Ohio Route # 78, in front of the house where William Edward Young was cared for in a nursing home and where he later died.  This house is located east of Lewisville, Ohio.

Measurement made on July 14, 2003 by Richard Harrington

Approximate Accuracy: not recorded

 

House in Lewisville, Ohio where Mary Jane Whitacre Hodge rented and lived.  (Site # 173)

Elevation: 1199

Latitude: N 39o 45.921'

Longitude: W 081o 13.037'

Description: Measurement made 15 feet from the front steps of the house and the steps on which she sat when a picture was taken of her in about 1940 (est.)

Measurement made on July 14, 2003 by Richard Harrington

Approximate Accuracy: not recorded

 

House on Solomon Weber Farm (Site # 137)

Elevation: 1107

Latitude: N 39 o 46.386

Longitude: W081o 11.008

Description: This measurement was made about 30 feet from the south-west corner of the house. 

Measurement made March 24, 2003 at 1015 a.m. by Richard Harrington

Approximate Accuracy of Lat/Long as stated by the GPS device: not recorded

 

House where Otto and Lena Weber lived (Site # 147)

Elevation: 1387

Latitude: N 39 o 44.952

Longitude: W081o 11.277

Description: This measurement was made in front of the Otto and Lena Weber house on Sixteen (Sixteen is the name of the road).  The measurement was made in the middle of the road about 30 feet from the front door.

Measurement made on March 26, 2003 at 0900 a.m. by Richard Harrington

Approximate Accuracy of Lat/Long as stated by the GPS device: Not recorded

 

 

Park

(Return to TOC at top of page)

 

Lake, Monroe Lake (Site # 116)

Elevation: 1107

Latitude: N 39 o 49.526'

Longitude: W081o 08.685'

Description: This measurement was made at a point on the main body of the lake.  It was reached by following the access road that turns off of Ohio Route # 145, going east, from the center of Miltonsburg.  At the intersection of this access road with the lake, I crossed a feeder-creek on the left (via a newly constructed foot-bridge) and followed the edge of the lake to the first point (this being on the main north-south body of water).  At the time this measurement was made, the lake was dry to accommodate repairs on the dam.

Measurement made on November 11, 2002 by Richard Harrington

Approximate Accuracy: within 19 feet

 

Park, Fisher Grove Park and rest stop. (Site # 059)

Elevation: 1230

Latitude: N 39 o 45.961

Longitude: W081o 10.468

Description: Measurement made at a point about 10 feet from the well and pump located near the Ohio Route 78. The plaque located in the park reads, "Fisher Grove Park, property donated by Marion M. Fisher to the State of Ohio, Department of Highways, Sept. 17, 1958."


Measurement made on September 3, 2002 by Richard Harrington

Approximate Accuracy: within 20 feet

 

Reference

(Return to TOC at top of page)

 

Reference - intersection of Big Wheeling Creek into the Ohio River (Site # 065)

Elevation: 620

Latitude: N 40 o 03.832

Longitude: W080 o 43.500

Description: Measurement made on the south shore of the Ohio River and mid-point across the Big Wheeling Creek. At this point, a bridge that is part of a pedestrian walking-bicycle path runs parallel to and about 30 feet from the southern shore of the Ohio River and across the Big Wheeling Creek, making it possible to get the measurement of this location in the middle of Big Wheeling Creek. The City of Wheeling, West Virginia, USA is located at this intersection, although this is probably not the geographical center of the City. The objective of making this measurement was to have the latitude and longitude coordinates of a reference point on earth that is not likely to change over the next several decades or possibly centuries. Such reference points are needed for subsequent users of this data to be able calibrate to some fixed points on earth that can then be used to apply corrections to the other locations in this database if they are needed.

Measurement made on September 3, 2002 by Richard Harrington

Approximate Accuracy: within 20 feet

 

Reference - intersection of Captina Creek into the Ohio River (Site # 064)

Elevation: 672

Latitude: N 39 o 51.567

Longitude: W080 o 48.073


Description: Measurement made at the intersection of the southern (about), down- stream bank of Captina Creek and the northern bank of the Ohio River, Ohio, USA. At the time of the measurement, a large, cut, 4 feet by 2 feet by 2 feet stone rested on the corner of this point. The measurement was made on this stone.   Note: While this stone is large and heavy, it could be moved and even rolled into the river with enough deliberate force or as the result of erosion. The small town of Powhatan Point is located at this point. This point is about 0.9 miles into Belmont County, Ohio, USA, as measured in a perpendicular direction from the common boundary between Monroe County and Belmont County. The objective of making this measurement was to have the latitude and longitude coordinates of a reference point on earth that is not likely to change over the next several decades or possibly centuries. Such reference points are needed for subsequent users of this data to be able calibrate to some fixed points on earth that can then be used to apply corrections to the other locations in this database if they are needed.

Measurement made on September 3, 2002 by Richard Harrington

Approximate Accuracy of measurement as read from the GPS unit: within 20 feet

 

Reference - intersection of Captina Creek into the Ohio River (Site # 102)

Elevation: 604

Latitude: N 39 o 51.584

Longitude: W080 o 48.076


Description: Measurement made at the intersection of the southern (about), down- stream bank of Captina Creek and the northern bank of the Ohio River, Ohio, USA. At the time of the measurement, a large, cut, 4 feet by 2 feet by 2 (actually the width of the stone tapers from about 2.5 feet to 1-5 feet) feet stone rested on the corner of this point. The measurement was made on this stone.   Note: While this stone is large and heavy, it could be moved and even rolled into the river with enough deliberate force or as the result of erosion. The small town of Powhatan Point is located at this point. This point is about 0.9 miles into Belmont County, Ohio, USA, as measured in a perpendicular direction from the common boundary between Monroe County and Belmont County.

Measurement made on October 3, 2002 by Richard Harrington.

Approximate Accuracy of measurement as read from the GPS unit:

 

Reference - intersection of Sunfish Creek into the Ohio River (Site # 063)

Elevation: 674

Latitude: N 39 o 45.792

Longitude: W081o 52.228

Description: Measurement made on the north shore of the Ohio River and mid-point across the Sunfish Creek.  At this point, a railroad trestle runs immediately by the shore of the Ohio River and across Sunfish Creek, making it possible to get the measurement of this location in the middle of Sunfish Creek. The town of Clarington, Ohio, USA is located about 100 yards to the east (up-river) and about 100 yards from the northern bank of the Ohio River. Ohio Route 7 and a railroad runs parallel to the Ohio River between the north bank of the river and the town of Clarington, Ohio, USA. The objective of making this measurement was to have the latitude and longitude coordinates of a reference point on earth that is not likely to change over the next several decades or possibly centuries. Such reference points are needed for subsequent users of this data to be able calibrate to some fixed points on earth that can then be used to apply corrections to the other locations in this database if they are needed.

Measurement made on September 3, 2002 by Richard Harrington

Approximate Accuracy: within 20 feet

 

Reference - intersection of Sunfish Creek into the Ohio River (Site # 100)

Elevation: 954

Latitude: N 39 o 45.845

Longitude: W081o 52.231

Description: Measurement made on the north shore of the Ohio River and mid-point across the Sunfish Creek.  At this point, a railroad trestle runs immediately by the shore of the Ohio River and across Sunfish Creek, making it possible to get the measurement of this location in the middle of Sunfish Creek. The town of Clarington, Ohio, USA is located about 100 yards to the east (up-river) and about 100 yards from the northern bank of the Ohio River. Ohio Route 7 and a railroad runs parallel to the Ohio River between the north bank of the river and the town of Clarington, Ohio, USA.

Measurement made on October 3, 2002 by Richard Harrington

Approximate Accuracy as read from the GPS: within 100 feet

 

Reference - Sideling Pass on US Route # 68 (Site # 66)

Elevation: 1200 (average elevation at road level)

Latitude: N 39 o 43.088

Longitude: W 078 o 16.888


Description: About 10 miles west of the town of Hancock, MD, USA a fairly large (about 200 feet deep) cut was made in the top of the mountain, which runs predominantly north and south, to provide a more favorable passage for US Interstate Route # 68.  This cut is called Sideling Pass.  Route # 68 runs predominantly east and west through this cut.  The cut exposes several strata of limestone and cuts through a weak aquifer.  An exhibit center has been built on the eastern side of the cut and the northern side of the highway.  A pedestrian walkway is constructed over the highway leading to the exhibit center from the parking lot that is located south of the highway and on the eastern end of the cut.  This parking lot is used by east-bound traffic.  The measurements for this site (Site # 66) were taken from the pedestrian overpass walkway which is an estimated 45 feet above the surface of the road.  The pedestrian overpass walkway runs predominantly north and south and is located about 350 feet from the center of the cut and the apex of the mountain.

Measurement made on September 4, 2002 by Richard Harrington

Approximate Accuracy: within 20 feet

 

Reference - The Ohio State University, Oval Long Walk - (Site PEY)

Latitude:  N 39o 59.95'

Longitude: W 083 o 00.77'

Description:  There is a latitude N 40o 00.00' marker between the Library and University Hall. This measurement was made just south of the Latitude N 40o 00.00' marker.

Measurement made in September 2002 by Paul E. Young

 

Reference - West Virginia Penitentiary (Site #133)

Elevation: 651

Latitude: N 39 o 54.963'

Longitude: W080o 44.588'

Description: This measurement was taken on the sidewalk in front of (the side facing the Ohio River) the penitentiary perhaps 50 to 100 feet from a visitors entrance to.

Measurement made on November 15, 2002 by Richard Harrington

Approximate Accuracy of Lat/Long as stated by the GPS device: 15 feet

 

School

(Return to TOC at top of page)

 

School, Bethel Township School Public School (Site # 096)

Elevation: 807

Latitude: N 39 o 37.785

Longitude: W081o 13.603

Description: This is a red brick structure typical of the red brick high schools constructed in the early 1930s.  It is located at Marr, Ohio.

Measurement made on October 2, 2002 by Richard Harrington

Approximate Accuracy of Lat/Long as stated by the GPS device:

 

School, Brown School (Site PEY)

Elevation: 

Latitude: N 39o 48.76'

Longitude: W 081 o 06.74'

Description: 

Measurement made in September 2002 by Paul E. Young

 

School, Campfire School (Site PEY)

Elevation: 

Latitude: N 39 o 49.51'

Longitude: W 081o 08.76'

Description:  This site is just about covered by Monroe Lake. The building
has been gone for many years.

Measurement made in September 2002 by Paul E. Young

 

School, Davis School (Site # 091)

Elevation: 1100

Latitude: N 39 o 38.992

Longitude: W081o 12.439

Description: This is the location that was pointed out to be the location of Davis School.  Davis School was a one-room school that no longer exists.  It is at a location not far from the site of the Mary Jane Whitacre Hodge home on Pleasant Ridge.  It was said to have been moved from the intersection of Pleasant Ridge Road and MC Road # 13 at Site # 087

Measurement made on October 2, 2002 by Richard Harrington

Approximate Accuracy of Lat/Long as stated by the GPS device:

 

School, Graysville High School (Site # 092)

Elevation: 1109

Latitude: N 39o 39.725

Longitude: W081o 10.569

Description: This measurement was made 20 feet in front of the left double door (left when facing the school) of the Graysville High School.  This is a red brick school of about the same design and structure as most of the high schools that were built in the early 1930s in Monroe County.  This school is now known as the Graysville Community Center.

Measurement made on October 2, 2002 by Richard Harrington

Approximate Accuracy of Lat/Long as stated by the GPS device:

 

School, Grizzle Ridge School (Site PEY)

Elevation:

Latitude: N 39o 50.97'

Longitude: W081o 04.42'

Description:

Measurement made in September 2002 by Paul E. Young

 

School, Lewisville High School (white wooden) (Site # 053)

Elevation: 1225

Latitude: N 39 o 45.849

Longitude: W081 o 12.957

Description: Measurement made 20 feet on the west side of the schoolhouse, near the front door of the old Lewisville High School that was attended by Audra L. Young Harrington and her Young siblings.  This school was built around the turn of the century.  It is wooden and painted white.  As of this date the building was being used by the Lewisville, Ohio fire department for storage and possibly functions.

Measurement made on September 3, 2002 by Richard Harrington

Approximate Accuracy: within 20 feet

 

School, Lewisville High School (white wooden) (Site # 077)

Elevation:

Latitude: N 39 o 45.845

Longitude: W081 o 12.951

Description: Measurement made 15 feet on the west side of the schoolhouse near the front door of the old Lewisville High School.

Measurement made on September 30, 2002 by Richard Harrington

Approximate Accuracy of Lat/Long as stated by the GPS device:

 

School, Lewisville High School (red brick) (Site # 078)

Elevation: 1215

Latitude: N 39 o 45.847

Longitude: W081 o 12.998

Description: Measurement made 10 feet from the front door located on the north side of the schoolhouse. This school was built around 1933 and succeeded the white wooden school identified as Site # 077, above.  It is made of brick.  As of this date the building was used as the Lewisville, Ohio Community Center and hosts functions such as the alumni banquet.

Measurement made on September 30, 2002 by Richard Harrington

Approximate Accuracy of Lat/Long as stated by the GPS device:

 

School, Monroe County Central High School (Site # 118)

Elevation: 1194

Latitude: N 39 o 45.088'

Longitude: W 080 o 58.550'

Description: This measurement was made in the parking lot in front of the Monroe County Central High School.  It was perhaps 150 feet from the northwest corner of the school. This school opened around 1993 and succeeded two or three of the previously consolidated high schools such as the Skyvue High School that was located on Hartshorn Ridge near Lewisville, Ohio. 

Measurement made on November 12, 2002 by Richard Harrington

Approximate Accuracy of Lat/Long as stated by the GPS device: not recorded

 

School, Skyvue Elementary School (Site # 097)

Elevation:

Latitude: N 39 o 42.559

Longitude: W081 o 13.446

Description: This is a large brick school house that was opened about 1966 as the site of one of the Monroe County consolidated high schools.  The red brick schools such as the one found in Bethel, Graysville, and Lewisville that had been constructed in the early 1930s were consolidated in 1958 as "Skyvue" high school and was located at Stafford, Ohio.  The Skyvue School of this site was subsequently constructed and occupied in January of 1966.  It served as a high school for many years until the Monroe County High School located about 12 miles east of Woodsfield on Ohio Route # 78 was constructed.  At that time this Skyvue site became an elementary school.

Measurement made on Oct 3, 2002 by Richard Harrington

Approximate Accuracy of Lat/Long as stated by the GPS device:

 

School, Starr School (Site # 042)

Elevation: 1286

Latitude: N 39 o 45.509

Longitude: W081 o 11.512

Description: Measurement made at the site that Carl Jackson had pointed out as being the site of the Starr School. Based on the terrain I figure this spot is within 50 feet of where the school probably stood.  The measured spot is also about 100 yards, on an east northeast line, to the little house that Carl and Wilene Jackson built and first set up housekeeping.

Measurement made on September 3, 2002 by Richard Harrington

Approximate Accuracy: within 20 feet

 

School, Sycamore Valley One-room School (Site # 094)

Elevation: 779

Latitude: N 39 o 39.827

Longitude: W081 o 14.932

Description: This is the location of the Sycamore Valley one-room schoolhouse.  It is located along side Ohio Route # 260, just outside (less than one mile) of the town of Sycamore Valley, Ohio.  This one-room schoolhouse is very well maintained and still has the school bell in the tower.  This measurement was made about 30 feet from the front door of the school.  This school is said to have been moved from a location a short distance up the hill.  The school was used as a one-room school at both locations.

Measurement made on October 2, 2002 by Richard Harrington

Approximate Accuracy of Lat/Long as stated by the GPS device:

 

School, Way School House (Site # 026)

Elevation: 1049

Latitude: N 39 o 38.479

Longitude: W081 o 11.124

Description: Measurement made about 10 feet in front of the front door of the Way School House. This was a one-room school and is now owned by Koy Whitacre. It is located about 100 yards behind his house which is located approximately between the Way School and the Whitacre Store.

Measurement made on September 2, 2002 by Richard Harrington

Approximate Accuracy: within 20 feet

 

School, Woodsfield High School (Site # 108)

Elevation: 1165

Latitude: N 39 o 45.599'

Longitude: W081 o 06.945'

Description: Measurement made at the southwest corner of the building about 50 feet from the corner.  The building is a very large yellow brick schoolhouse.  It is no longer used as a school except to host some special classes from time to time.

Measurement made on November 11, 2002 by Richard Harrington

Approximate Accuracy: within 16 feet

 

School, Monroefield 1-room School (Site # 183)

Elevation: 1276

Latitude: N 39o 49.310'

Longitude: W 081o 12.317'

Description: Measurement made at the site identified by residents of Monroefield as being the location of the former 1-room Monroefield School.

Measurement made on September 20, 2003 by Richard Harrington

Approximate Accuracy: not recorded.

 

School, location of former Antioch High School  (Site # 158)

Elevation: 944

Latitude: N 39 o 39.783’

Longitude: W081o 04.104’

Description: This measurement was made at the location that was pointed out by 3 people as being the former location of the Antioch High School.  This is about 50 feet from the current Fire Station in Antioch, Monroe County, Ohio

Measurement made about June 10, 2003 by Richard Harrington

Approximate Accuracy of Lat/Long as stated by the GPS device: 20’

 

School, location of the former Jackson Ridge 1-room School (Site # 164)

Elevation: 1141

Latitude: N 39 o 40.089

Longitude: W081o 06.164

Description: This measurement was made at ground level in the parking lot, 50 feet south of the existing Jackson Ridge Church of Christ.  This location for the Jackson Ridge School was proven with a picture of the school and church that was in the possession of Mike and Beth Roberts who currently lives directly across the road from the church. 

Measurement made on June 15, 2003 by Richard Harrington

Approximate Accuracy of Lat/Long as stated by the GPS device: 24’

 

School, location of the former West Union 1-room school (Site # 148)

Elevation: 907

Latitude: N 39 o 39.657

Longitude: W081o 00.760

Description: This measurement above is NOT the measurement of the location of the West Union 1-room school but rather is the measurement of the West Union Church of Christ.  The measurement was made 30 feet in front of the church.  However, the West Union 1-room school was located abut 50 yards from the church in the direction of the intersection of about 4 roads near the church.  The location of the school beside the church was confirmed by a photograph shown me by a woman who lives close to the church (I have no name).

Measurement made on May 5, 2003 by Richard Harrington

Approximate Accuracy of Lat/Long as stated by the GPS device: 16

 

School, Dent Ridge School 1-room school (Site # 149)

Elevation: 1079’

Latitude: N 39 o 41.926

Longitude: W081o 04.764

Description: This measurement was made at the Morgan Junk Yard.  This is the site that was identified to be the former location of the Dent Ridge School by Amos Eickelberry who was over 90 years old in 2003 and lived on the Dent Ridge Road most of his life.

Measurement made on May 5, 2003 by Richard Harrington

Approximate Accuracy of Lat/Long as stated by the GPS device: not recorded

 

School, Kerr School (Site # 155)

Elevation: 1146

Latitude: N 39 o 46.364’

Longitude: W081o 07.777’

Description: This measurement was made in front of the Kerr School building.

Measurement made on May 6, 2003 by Richard Harrington

Approximate Accuracy of Lat/Long as stated by the GPS device: 30

 

School, Ott or Laurel Grove School (Site # 208)

Elevation: 1092

Latitude: N 39 o 42.365’

Longitude: W081o 02.489’

Description: This measurement was made on a stone that once was the front step of the school.  Only the foundation of the school now exists.  This school was located on what is now County Route 10A

Measurement made on Feb 24, 2004 about 2:00 p.m. by Richard Harrington

Approximate Accuracy of Lat/Long as stated by the GPS device: 18 feet

 

School, Wayne School (Site #)

Elevation:

Latitude: N 39 o 40.022’

Longitude: W081o 10.736’

Description: This measurement was made about 50 feet in front of the front door of the school.  The Wayne School is no longer used as a school.  Rather it is a Township building that is used for occasional meetings and storage of Wayne Township road equipment, etc. It is an attractive brick structure with two symmetrical wings.  The front door is recessed from the front of the school in a structure that connects the two wings.  The building is located on Monroe County Road # 17C west of the Rich Fork Church of Christ Nov10, 1901.

Measurement made on February 25, 2004 by Richard Harrington

Approximate Accuracy of Lat/Long as stated by the GPS device: 19’

 

 

Store

(Return to TOC at top of page)

 


Store, Hill Top Store (Site # 035)

Elevation: 1105

Latitude: N 39 o 41.814

Longitude: W081 o 09.225

Description: Measurement made in front of the Hill Top Store located at the intersection of Ohio Route (might be a County Road) and Conners Ridge Road (Monroe County Rt. 48).

Measurement made on September 2, 2002 by Richard Harrington

Approximate Accuracy: within 20 feet

 

Store, Hine's Store and town of Sprague, Ohio (Site # 030)

Elevation:1096

Latitude: N 39 o 40.751'

Longitude: W081 o 13.022'

Description: Measurement made at the intersection of Monroe County Roads 73 and 14. This is also the location of the old Hine's Store and the area formerly know as the town of Sprague.  The Hine's Store has been converted into a home.  The only trace of the town of Sprague that remains are the five roads that intersect at this point.

Measurement made on September 2, 2002 by Richard Harrington

Approximate Accuracy: within 20 feet

 

Store, Menkel Bros. Marble and Granite Works in Woodsfield, Ohio (Site # 117)

Elevation:1184

Latitude: N 39 o 45.692'

Longitude: W 081o 06.999'

Description: This measurement was made at the site where the Menkel Bros. Marble and Granite Works of Woodsfield, Ohio once stood.  The location was confirmed by several older residents of Woodsfield, Ohio.  In 1970 this building and two adjacent buildings were razed to make way for a bank parking lot.  These coordinates, therefore, are within about 30 feet from the southeast corner of the current Citizens National Bank on South Main Street (Ohio Route # 800) in Woodsfield, Ohio.

Measurement made on November 12, 2002 by Richard Harrington

Approximate Accuracy: within 19 feet

 

Store, William O. Menkel Monument Store Site in Miltonsburg, Ohio (Site # 126)

Elevation: 1271

Latitude: N 39 o 49.970'

Longitude: W 081o 09.976'

Description: This measurement was made on the sidewalk in front of an old stone foundation that was identified to me as being the site where the William O. Menkel Monument Store of Miltonsburg, Ohio once stood.  It is on the eastern side of Ohio Route # 145 in the northern end of Miltonsburg.

Measurement made on November 13, 2002 by Richard Harrington

Approximate Accuracy: within 17 feet

 

Store, Miltonsburg General Store (Site # 115)

Elevation: 1279

Latitude: N 39 o 49.888'

Longitude: W 081o 09.955'

Description: Measurement made in front of the building that once served as the Miltonsburg General Store. This building is located about the center of Miltonsburg on the west side of Ohio Route # 145.  The building has since been converted into a garage.  The front door and one of the windows of the old store have been replaced by a garage door.  A ramp for auto entry replaced the steps.  A photograph of the old Miltonsburg General Store taken in 1918 and a recent photo taken in November 11, 2002 can be seen by clicking the respective highlighted links.

Measurement made on November 11, 2002 by Richard Harrington

Approximate Accuracy: within 18 feet

 

Store, Whitacre Store (Site # 025)

Elevation: 1018

Latitude: N 39 o 38.458

Longitude: W081 o 11.016

Description: Measurement made in front of the present Whitacre Store. This is also the approximate location of the original Whitacre Store.  This is also the approximate center of the former town of Way, Ohio, USA.

Measurement made on September 2, 2002 by Richard Harrington

Approximate Accuracy: within 20 feet

 

Store, John Whitacre General Store located at Lebanon, Ohio  (Site # 170)

Elevation: 1055'

Latitude: N 39o 36.463'

Longitude: W 081o 16.429

Description: Measurement made on the street in front of the old John Whitacre General Store

Measurement made about June 10, 2003 by Richard Harrington

Approximate Accuracy: within 15 feet

 

Store, John Whitacre General Store by Stone Quarry (Site # 168)

Elevation: 799

Latitude: N 39 o 35.522’

Longitude: W081o 13.233’

Description: This measurement was made at the location of a general store owned and operated by John Whitacre, July 21, 1869 - February 7, 1959, father of Foster Whitacre.  It was called the Quarry or Stone Quarry store because it was close to a spot where stone was quarried.  John L. Whitacre and Ameda Wilda Whitacre, the two older children of John and Minnie Dora Rose Whitacre lived at this site.  Foster Whitacre, born 8 years after John L. Whitacre, never lived there.

Measurement made about June 10, 2003 by Richard Harrington

Approximate Accuracy of Lat/Long as stated by the GPS device: 26’

 

 

Town

(Return to TOC at top of page)

 

Town of Clarington, OH, USA (Site # 063)

Elevation: 674

Latitude: N 39 o 45.792

Longitude: W080o 52.228


Description: Measurement made on the north shore of the Ohio River and mid-point across the Sunfish Creek.  At this point, a railroad trestle runs immediately by the shore of the Ohio River and across Sunfish Creek, making it possible to get the measurement of this location in the middle of Sunfish Creek. The town of Clarington, Ohio, USA is located about 100 yards to the east (up-river) and about 100 yards from the northern bank of the Ohio River. Ohio Route 7 and a railroad runs parallel to the Ohio River between the north bank of the river and the town of Clarington, Ohio, USA. The objective of making this measurement was to have the latitude and longitude coordinates of a reference point on earth that is not likely to change over the next several decades or possibly centuries. Such reference points are needed for subsequent users of this data to be able calibrate to some fixed points on earth that can then be used to apply corrections to the other locations in this database if they are needed.  See also, Reference - intersection of Sunfish Creek into the Ohio River (Site # 063)

Measurement made on September 3, 2002 by Richard Harrington

Approximate Accuracy: within 20 feet

 

Town of Clarington, OH, USA (Post Office) (Site # 101)

Elevation: 1078

Latitude: N 39 o 46.307

Longitude: W080 o 52.120

Description: This measurement was made near the front door of the US Post Office in Clarington, Ohio. [Only three satellites were available for this fix.]

Measurement made on October 3, 2002 by Richard Harrington

Approximate Accuracy of Lat/Long as stated by the GPS device: 174 feet             

 

Town of Graham, Ohio (Site # 090)

Elevation: 807

Latitude: N 39 o 38.794

Longitude: W081o 12.837

Description: This town no longer exists.  I am told that there are some foundations at this location.  This town was probably never much more than the location of a post office and a few other buildings; maybe a store.  It is located at the bottom of the hill going perpendicular from the ridge on which Pleasant Ridge Road runs and on the opposite side of Pleasant Ridge Road from the Pleasant Ridge Church of Christ.  This postal address was found on at least a post card and a letter sent to the members of the Hodge family who lived on top of the hill that would have overlooked (geographically, if not actually) Graham, Ohio.

Measurement made on October 2, 2002 by Richard Harrington

Approximate Accuracy of Lat/Long as stated by the GPS device:

 

Town of Graham, Ohio (Site # 131)

Elevation: 800

Latitude: N 39 o 38.790

Longitude: W081o 12.832

Description: This is a replicate measurement at the point that has been identified as the location of the town of Graham, Ohio.  It repeats on November 14, 2002 the measurement made of this same spot identified as Site 090 above.

Measurement made on November 14, 2002 by Richard Harrington

Approximate Accuracy of Lat/Long as stated by the GPS device: 22 feet

 

Town of Graysville, Ohio, USA (Site # 037)

Elevation: 1109

Latitude: N 39 o 39.906

Longitude: W081 o 10.455

Description: Measurement made about 10 feet in front of the Graysville, Ohio Post Office which is about the center of the town.

Measurement made on September 2, 2002 by Richard Harrington

Approximate Accuracy: within 20 feet

 

Town of Lewisville, Ohio, USA (Site # 045)

Elevation: 1167

Latitude: N 39 o 45.927

Longitude: W081 o 13.091

Description: Measurement made at the northeastern corner of the intersection of Ohio Route 145 and Ohio Route 78. This point is about the center of the town of Lewisville, Ohio, USA

Measurement made on September 3, 2002 by Richard Harrington

Approximate Accuracy: within 20 feet

 

Town of Malaga, Ohio, USA (Site # 012)

Elevation: 1310

Latitude: N 39 o 51.280

Longitude: W081 o 08.952

Description: Measurement made at the southeast corner of the crossroads of Route 145 (running east - west) and Route 800 (running north - south) at the approximate center of the town of Malaga, Ohio, USA

Measurement made on September 1, 2002 by Richard Harrington


Approximate Accuracy: within 20 feet

 

Town of Miltonsburg (Site # 009)

Elevation: 1295

Latitude: N 39 o 49.842

Longitude: W081o 09.918

Description: Measurement made at the approximate center of Miltonsburg at the only intersection in town. The road intersection was on Route 145 and the only road or street off of Route 145 going east toward Monroe Lake.

Measurement made on September 1, 2002 by Richard Harrington

Approximate Accuracy: within 20 feet

 

Town of Rinard Mills (Site # 023)

Elevation: 678

Latitude: N 39 o 35.101

Longitude: W081o 90.305

Description: Measurement made about 20 feet in front of the Rinard Mills Store in the town of Rinard Mills, Ohio, USA. This point of measurement is at the side of Route 26.

Measurement made on September 2, 2002 by Richard Harrington

Approximate Accuracy: within 20 feet

 

Town of Sprague, Ohio, USA (Site # 030)

Elevation: 1096

Latitude: N 39 o 40751

Longitude: W081o 13.022

Description: Measurement made at the intersection of Monroe County Roads 73 and 14. This is also the location of the old Hine's Store and the area formerly know as the town of Sprague.  Sprague no longer exists as a town.

Measurement made on September 2, 2002 by Richard Harrington

Approximate Accuracy: within 20 feet

 

Town of Sycamore Valley, Ohio, USA (Site # 032)

Elevation: 809

Latitude: N 39 o 40.021

Longitude: W081o 14.580

Description: Measurement made in the front of the Morrison Store in the town of Sycamore Valley post office.

Measurement made on September 2, 2002 by Richard Harrington


Approximate Accuracy: within 20 feet

 

Town of Way, Ohio, USA (Site # 025)

Elevation: 1018

Latitude: N 39 o 38.458

Longitude: W081o 11.016

Description: Measurement made in front of the present Whitacre Store. This is also the approximate location of the original Whitacre Store.  This is also the approximate center of the former town of Way, Ohio, USA.

Measurement made on September 2, 2002 by Richard Harrington

Approximate Accuracy: within 20 feet

 

Town of Woodsfield, OH - Monroe County Courthouse (Site # 014)

Elevation: 1296

Latitude: N 39 o 45.778

Longitude: W081o 06.949

Description: Measurement made at the edge of the street by the sidewalk, about 40 feet from the front door (eastern door) of the courthouse. This is also approximately the center of the town of Woodsfield, OH. This point is approximately 50 feet from the intersection of Ohio Route 78 and Ohio Route 800.

Measurement made on September 1, 2002 by Richard Harrington

Approximate Accuracy: within 20 feet

 

Other

(Return to TOC at top of page)

 

Hotel in Lewisville, OH (Site # 080)

Elevation: 1275

Latitude: N 39 o 45.849

Longitude: W081o 13.130

Description: This is structure that has been used as a house for many years.  It is said to have been one of the hotels in Lewisville, Ohio in the early part of the century.  At the time this measurement was made it was not occupied and was being renovated.  The measurement was made on the sidewalk in front of the front door of the building that faces to the east.  The building is located on Ohio Route 145 near and south of the intersection of Routes # 78 and # 145.

Measurement made on September 30, 2002 by Richard Harrington

Approximate Accuracy of Lat/Long as stated by the GPS device:

 

Intersection of Pleasant Ridge Road and Monroe County Road # 13 (Site # 087)

Elevation: 1077

Latitude: N 39 o 39.544

Longitude: W081o 12.367

Description: This is the intersection at which you turn off of Pleasant Ridge Road and enter MC Road 13 to go to the house of the farm of Mary Jane Whitacre Hodge.

Measurement made on October 2, 2002 by Richard Harrington

Approximate Accuracy of Lat/Long as stated by the GPS device:

 

Town Hall of Lewisville, OH (Site # 079)

Elevation: 1249

Latitude: N 39 o 45.854

Longitude: W081o 13.101

Description: This measurement was made about 5 feet from the front door (street side, facing south) of the Town Hall of Lewisville, Ohio.  This building has the appearance of a small, one room school or a church.

Measurement made on September 30, 2002 by Richard Harrington

Approximate Accuracy of Lat/Long as stated by the GPS device:

 

Woodsfield Nursing and Rehabilitation Center (Site # 099)

Elevation: 1195

Latitude: N 39 o 45.923

Longitude: W081o 08.056

Description: This measurement was made in the parking lot and at the northwestern corner of the Woodsfield Nursing and Rehabilitation Center in Woodsfield, Ohio.

Measurement made on September 30, 2002 at 5:30 p.m. by Richard Harrington

Approximate Accuracy of Lat/Long as stated by the GPS device:

 

Format:

 

(Site #)

Elevation:

Latitude: N 39 o

Longitude: W081o

Description: This measurement was made

Measurement made on date at time p.m. by Richard Harrington

Approximate Accuracy of Lat/Long as stated by the GPS device:

 

(Return to TOC at top of page)

 

 

Use the “Back-arrow” at the top of this web-page to return to the “Previous Page.” 

 

 

 

CDs of important Monroe County record books are now available.  Each page of dozens of Monroe County record books have been photographed and made into CDs.  For a current list of available CDs click here.

 

 

                                Last modified 1 March 2011 by reh