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Mt. Pleasant Cemetery
and Church

Photos by Adina Watkins Dyer
also: Salem Cemetery, Fountain County, IN

from Mt. Pleasant Baptist Church and Cemetery,
Madison Twp., Butler County OH

Also see: more Butler County OH pictures

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sign cemetery church
John and Jemima (Robbins) Lucas
John Lucas
John Lucas
b. 7 September 1760 in Frederick Co., MD
d. 16 June 1836, Madison Twp., Butler Co., OH
m. ca. 1784 to Jemima Robbins
Served in Rev. War, and at one time served under Lt. Elijah Mills. This stone is not real legible and has a military marker on it "1776" Birth information comes from his pension and the death info comes from Butler Co. cemetery record book.
Jemima (Robbins)
Children of John and Jemima (Robbins) Lucas
John Lucas
John Lucas
John Lucas
died March 5, 1873
aged 79y, 7mo., 5d

Samuel Lucas
Samuel Lucas
Samuel Lucas
died August 15, 1872
aged 74y, ?m, ?d

(from the Lucas Family History:
he was born Dec. 9, 1797 in Kentucky)

William Lucas
William Lucas
William Lucas
stone reads:
died Oct. 17, 1859
aged 57y, 3m, 19d

Mary Potter
wife of Wm. Lucas
died July 7, 1864
55y, 11m & 24d

note: he was married to Mary Potter Dec. 20, 1827 in Butler Co.
Mary (Potter)
Mary  Potter Lucas
Jemima (Lucas)
buried in IN
see below
Another child of John and Jemima LUCAS, Jemima Lucas MILLS, married James F. MILLS in Butler Co OH. She lived and died in Fountain County, IN (tombstone below) James F. Mills
buried in IN
see below
Elijah and Mary MILLS
Elijah Mills
Elijah Mills

Photo taken
September 2000
Elijah Mills
b. 5 September 1753 in Frederick Co., MD
d. 21 October 1837 - Madison Township, Butler Co., OH - aged 84 yrs.
m. March 1789 in Hamilton Co., OH
to Mary Bailey - First marriage in the county. Marriage performed by Judge John Cleves Symmes. Elijah served in the Rev. War as Ensign and Lieutenant. Pensioner. One of the members of the Stite's expedition and an original settler of Columbia, Hamilton Co., OH.
Mary (Bailey)
Zachariah and Mary SELBY
Zachariah Selby
Zachariah Selby
Died July 14, 1841
Aged 83 yrs, 4 m & 8 days
His grave was marked with a military marker which reads: 1776 Not an ancestor of mine, don't have any other info about him.

wife of Zachariah Selby
died --- unreadable, date is buried except the year of 1844.

Salem Cemetery
in Fountain County, Indiana
Photos by Adina Watkins Dyer

Jemima Lucas Mills
Sacred to the Memory of Jemima
wife of J. F. Mills
who departed this life
Aug. 8, 1843
aged 51 years & 8 months

Jemima Lucas Mills was the daughter of John Lucas and Jemima Robbins. She was married to James F. Mills on Oct. 8, 1815, in Butler County, Ohio. James and Jemima removed to Fountain County, Indiana about 1833 and lived there until their deaths. They are buried in Salem Cemetery in Fountain County, Indiana. Photo taken December 2001 by Adina Dyer