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Mt. Olive
Cemetery

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Located in Melrose Township 
This was originally known as Kenderdine Cemetery

Read April 30, 2003 by Olive Cornwell

*This is a partial transcription.*

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Reading North to South, starting East side of old part.

Row I

Bias Hoskinson, died Dec. 16, 1904 aged 77 Y4 M, 21D

Martha Hoskinson, 1836 - 1930

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Row 2

Hoskinson (One stone for the 3)

Father-Henry W.,1857 1943;

Mother- Lusetta 1867 1950:

Son Ethelbert 1885-1900

Kenderdine

Enoch Thomas, Apr. 11 1833 Feb. 14, 1916

Elizabeth Sweet, Dec22 1841 Feb. 8, 1916

Stone illegible

Kenderdine

Tacy Lucinda, Daughter of E. T & E. Kenderdine 186?

Stone illegible

Emma Bryan, dau. Of R. M. and Lydia B. Clements 1896 -1897

Audrey, Dau. Of R. M & Lydia B. Clements 1898 -1899

Clements

(Father) Rush M 1868 1942

(Mother) Emma Nidey, 1874- 1894

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Row 3

Burnemy McDonnall, 1833 - 1914

John M. Clements, Dec. 7, 1899, aged 37 Y 9 M.

Sarah E, wife of James Mirtle, Jan 23, 1897

Tressie, daughter of D. H. & L. E. Clements, Sept 5 1891 5 D.

William N. Elliott, 1921 - 1922

George B. Correll, July 27, 1911 - March 15 1990

(Mom) Julia Elliott, 1886 1972

 

(Father) William A. Correll, 1878 1913

Nathaniel Medsker, died June 9, 1887, 30Y, 7M, 24D

(Mother) Sarah 3, Medsker, 1850 - 1920

Tacy, wife of A. Kenderdine, Oct. 5, 1896, 78(?) V

Kenderdine

Tacy, 1807 - Oct. 3, 1885

Armitage, 1804 - June 19, 1854

ARMITAGE KENDERDINE 1854

Elisabeth, daughter of A. & T. Kenderdine, 184?.

Stone illegible

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Row 4

(Mother) Margaret R. Weilman, wife of Joseph Bassett, 1853 -1920

Bassett

Alvin H 1873 -1957

Pearl 1879-1955

Esther, daughter of A & Pearl Bassett

Feb. 28, 1916 - Nov. 16, 1917

Walter, son of M. & T. M. Clements

Arthur H., son of M. & T. M. Clements, 189(?)


Lithe Mae Clements, born Sept. 25 1897 - Sept. 25, 1898

Clements

Theodore M 1869 - 1933

Orra, 1873 - 1947

MoI?y, J. & T. Cooper

Arden D.

(son of) C. W. & MA. Reynolds

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Row 5

Wheeler

DoIlle, 1874-1943

Reason C. 1872 1931

Wheeler

Arthur Leroy Wheeler, Aug. 15, 1897-Dec. 17 1921

Esther Wheeler Leasure, March 22, 1987-June 1, 1979

Claudie, son of D. A. & S. F. McDonnall, died May 5, 1897, aged 4 M, 15 D

Clara Clements McCrory, 1888 1921

(Father) D. H. Clements. Oct. 4, 1848-Nov. 6 1920 72 Y 250.

(Mother) Mahala (His wife) Dec. 20, 1852, 76 Y 25 D

Clements

Elvy ft Dec. 8, 1890 - Mar 20, 1916

Everett Ross, son of D. H & M. P. Clements, accidentally shot & died, Jan. 30, 1902, Aged 15Y, 3M, 20D

Eld Thomas J. Wheeler, Son of Benjamin & Margaret Wheeler, Oct.7 1870-Jan 30 1954.

His Wife, Rose Ella Wheeler, daughter of Prevo & Angeline Ralston,

Oct. 5, 1871 - Feb 9, 1953

United in marriage Dec. 31 1891

Thy memory can never perish, unending through the years,
it is ours to love & cherish, until Heavenly reward destroys an fear
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Orilla, Foster daughter of T. J & Ella Wheeler, 1893-1915

Deacon B. F. Wheeler, died Dec. 10, 1903, Aged 57Y 1M. 24D

Margaret F., wife of Ben. F. Wheeler, died Nov. 23, 1892, Aged 46Y, 6M, 7D

Daniel E. Son of B. F. & M. F. Wheeler, Feb. 26, ????


West side of creek:

E. R. C. on a stone leaning against the tree in the South East corner of new part.

Row I 

Effie E., wife of H. E Goss, April 17 1898- May 6, 1922

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Row 2

Ralph son of T. V. & E. M. Nidey, June 20, 1904-Aug 17 1906

Harry Ralston, 1897-1915

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Row 3

(Mother) Laura A. Olmsted 1885-1950

Artman

Edward A. 1891 1942

Lena 0 1898-1978
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Row 4 

Ralston

Addle 1888-1955

Everett, 1882-1970

Brenda Sue Weir May 27, 1973

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Row 5

Carroll Douglas, son of Joan & Carroll Cornwell, Feb. 20, 1959 - Jan 23 1960

Cornwell

Mabel Joan 1938-1960

Carroll V. 1935




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