Tuesday, October 6, 2015

Weeping Willow Cemetery

Today's Walk Through the Tombstones is at Weeping Willow Cemetery in Beanblossom, Indiana in Brown County.




This is a lovely little cemetery in Brown County, Indiana that weaves around into the trees and down a small hill.  The newer portion of the cemetery is laid out in nice rows, with a few across the road, while the older portion is more haphazardly laid out.  I am not sure exactly when this cemetery was established, but I believe that the sign says it was in the 1830s.  We visited on July 19. 2015.
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Our first stop is at the grave of William Alexander.

Born: June 25, 1848
Died: July 14, 1878

He was the son of D.K. Alexander (?-?) and Jane O. Alexander (1811-1878).  She is buried in Weeping Willow Cemetery. I am not sure where his father was buried.










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This is the grave of Jacob Banta.

Born: June 22, 1829
Died: August 2, 1855

His parents were Peter Banta (1791-1851) and Leah Vourchie VanNuys Banta (1792-1851).  They are buried in Hopewell Presbyterian Church Cemetery in Hopewell, Johnson County, Indiana.

He had several siblings:
Abraham Banta (1820-1843) - buried in Hopewell Presbyterian Church Cemetery, Johnson County, Indiana.
Isaac Banta (1824-1908) - buried in Hopewell Presbyterian Church Cemetery, Johnson County, Indiana.
Albert Banta (1827-1882) - buried in Woodlawn Cemetery, Vigo County, Indiana.
Samuel Banta (1831-1905) - buried in Hopewell Presbyterian Church Cemetery, Johnson County, Indiana.

He was married to Sarah F. Waltman Kelso (1835-1910).  She is buried in Oak Ridge Cemetery in Helmsburg, Brown County, Indiana.

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Here we have the grave of Nancy Campbell.

Born: 1810
Died: December 31, 1874

I am not sure what her connection is to any of the other members of the Campbell family that are buried here.  Her headstone was broken and badly damaged.










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This is the grave of Arthur B. Clark.

Born: unknown
Died: November 22, 1877

He was the son of W.D. Clark (?-?) and M.A. Clark (?-?).  I am unsure as to where they are buried.












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We now stop at the grave of Adeline Waltman Cornelius.

Born: 1835
Died: January 23, 1860

Her parents were Michael Waltman (1808-1877) and Susan Shields Waltman (1810-1868).  They are both buried in Weeping Willow Cemetery.

She had several siblings: 
William H. Waltman (?-1867) - buried in Weeping Willow Cemetery, Brown County, Indiana.
Hiram McIntire Waltman (1843-1923) - buried in Weeping Willow Cemetery, Brown County, Indiana.
Sarah Catherine Waltman Yoder (1846-1872) - buried in Weeping Willow Cemetery, Brown County, Indiana.
Jacob Waltman (1852-1873) - buried in Weeping Willow Cemetery, Brown County, Indiana.

She was the wife of James Cornelius (?-?).  I am unsure as to where he is buried.

Her headstone has been badly damaged and is in need of repair.

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Here we have the grave of Lemuel Glidden.

Born: 1845, Ohio
Died: March 29, 1875, Johnson County, Indiana

His parents were Francis F. Glidden (1826-1865) and Margaret E. Westbrook Glidden (1826-1908).  His father is buried in the Francis Glidden Gravesite in Bamberg County, South Carolina, but his mother is buried in East Hill Cemetery in Morgantown, Morgan County, Indiana.

His siblings were:
Miles Glidden (1847-1919) - buried in Church of Christ Cemetery, Brown County, Indiana.
James Taylor Glidden (1859-1928) - buried in East Hill Cemetery, Morgan County, Indiana.
Francis O. Glidden (1863-1883) - buried in Weeping Willow Cemetery, Brown County, Indiana.

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We now stop at the grave of William E. Gooden.

Born: 1864
Died: October 28, 1864

He was the infant son of S. Gooden (?-?) and M. Gooden (?-?).  I am not sure where they are buried.











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Here is the grave of Elizabeth Henry.

Born: 1805
Died: January 8, 1865

She was the wife of T. Henry (?-?).  I am unsure as to where he is buried.










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This is the grave of Minnie Hopper.

Born: unknown
Died: May 5, 1888

She was the daughter of H. Hopper (?-?) and S.J. Hopper (?-?).  I am unsure as to where they are buried.

Her husband was J.E. Hopper (?-?).  I have yet to find where he is buried.








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Here is the grave of Margaret Johnston.

Born: 1825
Died: February 25, 1863

She was the wife of Christopher Johnston (?-?).  I am not sure as to where he is buried.











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Here is the grave of Lewis Jones.

Born: October 9, 1824
Died: June 20, 1912

His wife was Margaret Jones (1826-1897).  She is buried in Weeping Willow Cemetery.  I believe that her name is carved on the opposite side of the headstone.










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Here is the grave of Margaret Jones.

Born: June 20, 1826
Died: May 15, 1897

She was the wife of Lewis Jones (1824-1912).  He is buried in Weeping Willow Cemetery as well.










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This is the grave of John Gates Kain.

Born: October 29, 1816
Died: February 2, 1876

I am unsure of his wife's name, but he did have several children:
Mercy A. Brandenburg (?-1890) - buried in Southview Cemetery, Brown County, Indiana.
George W. Kane (?-1861) - buried in Antietam National Cemetery, Washington County, Maryland.
Charles Kain (1851-1925) - buried in Weeping Willow Cemetery, Brown County, Indiana.
William W. Kain (1857-1941) - buried in Lanam Ridge Cemetery, Brown County, Indiana.



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Here is the grave of Ardelia Kelso.

Born: March 15, 1868
Died: December 12, 1880

There is a lamb carved into the top of her headstone. This generally is placed for children.











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We now stop at the grave of Mary King "Polly" Alexander Kennedy.

Born: 1804, Greene County, Tennessee
Died: April 22, 1887, Johnson County, Indiana

She was the daughter of Stephen Alexander (?-?) and Rebecca King Alexander (?-?).  I am unsure as to where they are buried.

She had at least eight siblings, though I only have found the name of one:
Daniel King Alexander (?-?) - unknown

She married John Davis Kennedy (1801-1864) on July 22, 1824.  His name is listed on the opposite side of hers.

They had several children:
Lucy Patience Kennedy Kennedy (1825-1857) - buried in Rest Haven Cemetery, Johnson County, Indiana.
Lieutenant Stephen Alexander Kennedy (1826-1911) - buried in Greenlawn Cemetery, Brown County, Indiana.
1st Sergeant William Davis Kennedy (1830-1918) - buried in Laurel Cemetery, Reno County, Kansas.
Rebecca Jane Kennedy (1831-1860) - unknown
Private Franklin Kennedy (1832-1864) - buried in Beaufort National Cemetery, Beaufort County, South Carolina.
Private John Davis Kennedy (1833-1910) - buried in Garland Brook Cemetery, Bartholomew County, Indiana.
Margaret Kennedy (1836-1854) -
Mary Patience Kennedy Richardson (1841-?) - buried in Unity Baptist Church Cemetery, Brown County, Indiana.
Corporal Thomas Allen Kennedy (1843-1908) - buried in Hilldale Cemetery, Morgan County, Indiana.
James P. Kennedy (1846-1906) - buried in Ninevah Christian Church Cemetery, Johnson County, Indiana.

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Here we have the grave of Emaline Martin.

Born: 1850
Died: June 26, 1851

She was the daughter of James Martin (?-?) and Mary Martin (?-?).  There is a James Marin buried in Weeping Willow Cemetery, though I am not sure if this grave is that of her father or not.









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This is the grave of James D. Martin.

Born: 1818
Died: August 27, 1853

I am unsure about family connections.  It is possible that Emaline Martin (1850-1851) that is buried in Weeping Willow is his daughter, but I am not sure.










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Here we have the grave of Robert McIlhenny.

Born: November 12, 1804
Died: February 8, 1856

He is listed as being a Mercantile Proprietor around 1839.












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This is the grave of Jacob Neeley.

Born: unknown
Died: September 2, 1844

He is listed as having a large Tannery in the Beanblossom area in 1839.

He was married to Nancy Neeley (?-?).

They had at least one child:
Jerusa Neeley (1851-1852) - buried in Weeping Willow Cemetery, Brown County, Indiana.





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This is the grave of Alexander Obeny.

Born: unknown
Died: June 20, 1888

The interment records show his name spelled Obney.

He served in the Civil War in the 82nd Indiana Infantry, Company II.








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Here is the grave of Andrew F. Oliver.

Born: unknown
Died: June 21, 1882

He was married to Jane Oliver (1815-1896).  Her name is on the opposite side of the headstone.










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Here is the grave of Elizabeth Ortto.

Born: unknown
Died: unknown

The headstone is broken at the birth/death date.











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We now stop at the grave of Daniel Yandes Parmerlee.

Born: unknown
Died: July 30, 1861

His parents were James Clark Parmerlee (1806-1872) and Nancy Swift Parmerlee (1813-?).  His father invented a self-adjusting leather scourer which received at patent on August 8, 1871.  His father is buried in Weeping Willow Cemetery, but his mother is buried in Crown Hill Cemetery, Pettis County, Missouri.

His siblings were:
William Parmerlee (1836-1902) - buried in Goshen Church Cemetery, Brown County, Indiana.
Marcus B. Parmerlee (1838-1896) - buried in Unity Baptist Church Cemetery, Brown County, Indiana.
Louisa Hamblen (1839-1883) - buried in Goshen Church Cemetery, Brown County, Indiana.
Elizabeth Shaffer (1842-1878) - buried in Weeping Willow Cemetery, Brown County, Indiana.
Mary Jane Parmerlee (1845-1845) - buried in Weeping Willow Cemetery, Brown County, Indiana.
James C. Parmerlee (1848-1913) - buried in Crown Hill Cemetery, Pettis County, Missouri.
Rebecca L. Parmerlee Alder (1857-1903) - buried in Crown Hill Cemetery, Pettis County, Missouri.

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This is the grave of Marcus Hurlbutt Parmerlee.

Born: 1808, Connecticut
Died: 1866, Brown County, Indiana

I believe that his parents were Marcus Beecher Parmelee (?-?) and Lois Fairchild Parmelee Shepard (?-?).  I have no information as to where they are buried.

He was married to Rebecca Jane Staples Parmerlee (1811-1883).  She is buried in Weeping Willow Cemetery near him.

They had at least five children:
Anna Parmerlee (1832-?) - unknown
Harriet Louisa Parmerlee (1840-?) - unknown
George Parmerlee (1840-?) - unknown
Amos Parmerleee (1845-1895) - buried in Weeping Willow Cemetery, Brown County, Indiana.
Anna Eliza Parmerlee (1848-?) - unknown.

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Here we have the grave of Mary Burgett Parmerlee.

Born: October 1, 1815, Ohio
Died: May 16, 1845, Beanblossom, Brown County, Indiana

She was the husband of James Clark Parmerlee (1806-1872).  He is buried in Weeping Willow Cemetery as well.  His name is carved on the opposite side of the headstone.

They had several children:
William Parmerlee (1836-1902) - buried in Goshen Church Cemetery, Brown County, Indiana.
Marcus B. Parmerlee (1838-1896) - buried in Unity Baptist Church Cemetery, Brown County, Indiana.
Louisa Hamblen (1839-1883) - buried in Goshen Church Cemetery, Brown County, Indiana.
Elizabeth Shaffer (1842-1878) - buried in Weeping Willow Cemetery, Brown County, Indiana.
Mary Jane Parmerlee (1845-1845) - buried in Weeping Willow Cemetery, Brown County, Indiana.

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This is the grave of Rebecca Jane Staples Parmerlee.

Born: October 3, 1811, Fairfield County, Connecticut
Died: 1883, Brown County, Indiana

She was the daughter of Samuel Staples (1783-1840) and Anna Staples (1784-1825).  They are buried together in Huntingtown Cemetery in Newtown, Fairfield County, Connecticut.

She had at least three other siblings:
Maria Staples Osborn (1817-1861) - buried in Fairfield East Cemetery, Fairfield County, Connecticut.
George Staples (1820-1877) - buried in Weeping Willow Cemetery, Brown County, Indiana.
Talcott Staples (1824-1888) - buried in Pioneer Memorial Cemetery, San Bernardino County, California.

She was the wife of Marcus Hurlbutt Parmelee (1808-1866).  They were married on November 30, 1830 in Monroe, Fairfield County, Connecticut.

They had at least five children:
Anna Parmerlee (1832-?) - unknown
Harriet Louisa Parmerlee (1840-?) - unknown
George Parmerlee (1840-?) - unknown
Amos Parmerleee (1845-1895) - buried in Weeping Willow Cemetery, Brown County, Indiana.
Anna Eliza Parmerlee (1848-?) - unknown.

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We now stop at the grave of Christopher Columbus Parsley.

Born: March 11, 1830, Johnson County, Indiana
Died: August 24, 1914, Brown County, Indiana

His parents were Solomon S. Parsley (?-1880) and Susan Parsley (?-?).  They are both buried in Weeping Willow Cemetery.

He had several siblings:
Mary Parsley (?-?) - unknown
William F. Parsley (?-?) - unknown
Rachel E. Parsley (1836-1895) - buried in Goshen Church Cemetery, Brown County, Indiana.
Jasper Parsley (1838-1928) - buried in Goshen Church Cemetery, Brown County, Indiana.
Newton Parsley (?-?) - buried in Weeping Willow Cemetery, Brown County, Indiana.
Robert Martyr Parsley (?-?) - unknown
Henry Parsley (?-?) - unknown

He was married at twice.  His first wife was Elizabeth Angeline Chapell Parsley (1832-1871).  She was buried in Weeping Willow Cemetery, Brown County, Indiana.

They had at least four children:
Solomon S. Parsley (?-?) - unknown
Amanda Jane Parsley Staples (1856-1944) - buried in Crown Hill Cemetery, Marion County, Indiana
Susan M. Parsley Noe (1859-1940) - buried in Weeping Willow Cemetery, Brown County, Indiana.
Robert N. Parsley (?-?) - unknown

His second wife was Sarah Jane Stephens Parsley (1843-1909).  They were married on May 7, 1873 in Brown County, Indiana.  She is buried in Weeping Willow Cemetery.  Her name is under his on the headstone.

There were four children born to their union:
Clarence Parsley (?-?) - unknown
John T. Parsley (?-?) - unknown
Elsa Parsley (?-?) - unknown
Otto Parsley (?-?) - unknown

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Here we have the grave of Elizabeth Angeline Chapell Parsley.

Born: April 29, 1832
Died: December 16, 1871

She was married to Christopher Columbus Parsley (1830-1914).  He is buried in Weeping Willow Cemetery as well.

They had at least four children together:
Solomon S. Parsley (?-?) - unknown
Amanda Jane Parsley Staples (1856-1944) - buried in Crown Hill Cemetery, Marion County, Indiana
Susan M. Parsley Noe (1859-1940) - buried in Weeping Willow Cemetery, Brown County, Indiana.
Robert N. Parsley (?-?) - unknown


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Here is the grave of Newton Parsley.

Born: February 10, 1838, Hamblen Township, Brown County, Indiana
Died: August 16, 1876

He was the son of Solomon S. Parsley (?-1880) and Susan Parsley (?-?).  They are both buried in Weeping Willow Cemetery.

He had several siblings:
Mary Parsley (?-?) - unknown
William F. Parsley (?-?) - unknown
Christopher Columbus Parsley (1830-1914) - buried in Weeping Willow Cemetery, Brown County, Indiana.
Rachel E. Parsley (1836-1895) - buried in Goshen Church Cemetery, Brown County, Indiana.
Jasper Parsley (1838-1928) - buried in Goshen Church Cemetery, Brown County, Indiana.
Robert Martyr Parsley (?-?) - unknown
Henry Parsley (?-?) - unknown

He has a very nice Freemason symbol carves into the head of his stone.

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This is the grave of Eliza C. Patterson.

Born: October 5, 1848
Died: March 13, 1875

She was the wife of T. H. Patterson (?-?).  I am unsure as to where her husband in buried.










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Here we have the grave of Nancy Proser.

Born: unknown
Died: December 13, 1865

She was the young daughter of James Prosser (1821-1885) and Margaret Prosser (?-1876).  They are both buried in Weeping Willow Cemetery.










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Here is the grave of Franklin Prosser.

Born: December 5, 1837
Died: November 12, 1851

His parents were Daniel M. Prosser (1787-1873) and Catherine Keith Prosser (1798-1858).  They were both buried in Weeping Willow Cemetery.

He had at least two siblings:
Lewis Prosser (1826-1863) - buried in Weeping Willow Cemetery, Brown County, Indiana.
Isaac Newton Prosser (1832-1866) - buried in Weeping Willow Cemetery, Brown County, Indiana.




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We now stop at the grave of James Prosser.

Born: April 5, 1821, Richland County, Ohio
Died: March 1, 1885

He was the husband of Margaret Prosser (?-1876).  She is buried near him in Weeping Willow Cemetery.

They had at least one child:
Nancy Prosser (?-1865) - buried in Weeping Willow Cemetery, Brown County, Indiana.







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Here is the grave of Doctor John Prosser.

Born: December 31, 1818, Ohio
Died: May 27, 1850, Brown County, Indiana

He was married to Sarah E. Prosser (?-1875).  There is a large monument nearby with her name carved into it and her husband's name on the opposite side.

I have not yet found any records of them having had any children.







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This is the grave of Manerva J. Prosser.

Born: November 2, 1842, Brown County, Indiana
Died: May 20, 1844, Brown County, Indiana

She was the young daughter of Abraham Prosser (1805-1882) and Martha Wilkins Prosser (1816-1881).  They are both buried in Weeping Willow Cemetery.

She had several siblings:
Daniel W. Prosser (1832-1882) - burial location is unknown at this time.
Rebecca Susan Prosser (1843-?) - unknown
John J. Prosser (1846-?) - unknown
James P. Prosser (1848-1900) - unknown
Martha E. Prosser (1854-1854) - buried in Weeping Willow Cemetery, Brown County, Indiana.
Martha Inez Prosser (1855-?) - unknown
William R. Prosser (1858-?) - unknown


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Here is the grave of Martha Wilkins Prosser.

Born: 1816
Died: September 13, 1881

She was the wife of Abraham Prosser (1805-1882).   His name is carved into the opposite side of the headstone.

She and Abraham had at least two children:
Manerva J. Prosser (1842-1844) - buried in Weeping Willow Cemetery, Brown County, Indiana.
Rebecca Susan Prosser (1843-?) - unknown
John J. Prosser (1846-?) - unknown
James P. Prosser (1848-1900) - unknown
Martha E. Prosser (1854-1854) - buried in Weeping Willow Cemetery, Brown County, Indiana.
Martha Inez Prosser (1855-?) - unknown
William R. Prosser (1858-?) - unknown







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Here we have the grave of Martha E. Prosser.

Born: September 18, 1851, Brown County, Indiana
Died: September 24, 1851, Brown County, Indiana

She was the infant daughter of Abraham Prosser (1805-1882) and Martha Wilkins Prosser (1816-1881).  They are both buried in Weeping Willow Cemetery.

She had several siblings:
Daniel W. Prosser (1832-1882) - burial location is unknown at this time.
Manerva J. Prosser (1842-1844) - buried in Weeping Willow Cemetery, Brown County, Indiana.
Rebecca Susan Prosser (1843-?) - unknown
John J. Prosser (1846-?) - unknown
James P. Prosser (1848-1900) - unknown
Martha E. Prosser (1854-1854) - buried in Weeping Willow Cemetery, Brown County, Indiana.
Martha Inez Prosser (1855-?) - unknown
William R. Prosser (1858-?) - unknown

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This is the grave of Margaret Shaffer.

Born: unknown
Died: June 12, 1892














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Here is the grave of Louis Shephard.

Born: unknown
Died: unknown

This headstone is broken and leaning against another grave.  There is nothing left to indicate the birth/death dates.



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Here is the grave of Alfred Smith.

Born: unknown
Died: February 20, 1879














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This is the grave of Margaret A. Smith.

Born: unknown
Died: June 15, 1864

She was the daughter of J.W. Smith (?-?) and E. Smith (?-?).  I am unsure of their names or where they are buried.











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We now come to the grave of Virgil B. Spencer.

Born: unknown
Died: December 29, 1801

He was the young son of A.C. Spencer (?-?) and A.E. Spencer (?-?).  I am unsure of their names or where they are buried.











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This is the grave of Ann Elmyra "Allie" Maxwell Staples.

Born: April 19, 1838, Jefferson County, Ohio
Died: October 21, 1921, Indianapolis, Marion County, Indiana

Records show that Ann Elmyra Maxwell was christened on October 8, 1838 at Island Creek Presbyterian Church in Toronto, Jefferson County, Ohio

She was the daughter of John Maxwell (1799-1876) and Mary Cochran Maxwell (1803-1851).  He is buried in Presbyterian Church Cemetery in Homeworth, Columbiana County, Ohio, but she is buried in Island Creek Cemetery in Toronto, Jefferson County, Ohio.

She had several siblings:
Eliza Maxwell (?-1838) - buried in Island Creek Cemetery, Jefferson County, Ohio.
James M. Maxwell (1826-1904) - buried in Toronto Union Cemetery, Jefferson County, Ohio.
Joseph C. Maxwell (1828-1881) - buried in Toronto Union Cemetery, Jefferson County, Ohio.
Martha Maxwell Bell (1832-1886) - buried in Goshen Church Cemetery, Brown County, Indiana.
Harriet A. Maxwell Gilson (1834-1904) - buried in Hillcrest Cemetery, Thomas County, Nebraska.
Mary Ellen Maxwell Packer (1845-1912) - buried in Ithaca Cemetery, Gratiot County, Michigan.

She was married twice.  Her first husband was George T. Staples (1820-1877). They were married on November 16, 1865 in Brown County, Indiana.   She was his third wife.  He is buried in Weeping Willow Cemetery.  I believe that his name is carved on the opposite side of the headstone.

They had three children:
Flora Belle Staples (1867-1923) - buried in Shockey Cemetery, Grant County, Kansas.
Hattie Eudora Staples Anderson (1870-1952) - buried in Shockey Cemetery, Grant County, Kansas.
John Maxwell Staples (1872-1965) - buried in Gravel Lawn Cemetery, Madison County, Indiana.

She took Isaac Pryor (?-?) as her second husband on October 14, 1908 in Daviess County, Indiana.

She was a teacher by profession.  

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This is the grave of Ann Ryan Staples.

Born: 1834
Died: July 17, 1865, Brown County, Indiana

She was the wife of George Staples (1820-1877).  They were married on July 14, 1855 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.  She was his second wife.  I believe that his name is carved on one of the other sides of the headstone.

They had four children:
George T. Staples (1856-1873) - buried in Weeping Willow Cemetery, Brown County, Indiana.
Zachary T. Staples (1857-1925) - buried in Crown Hill Cemetery, Marion County, Indiana.
Prudence M. Staples (?-?) - unknown
Mary A. Staples (?-?) - unknown

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Here we have the grave of George T. Staples.

Born: 1856, Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania
Died: February 27, 1873, Brown County, Indiana

He was the son of George Staples (1820-1877) and Ann Ryan Staples (1834-1865).  They are both buried in Weeping Willow Cemetery, Brown County, Indiana.

He had several siblings:
George Scott Staples (1849-1853) - buried in Lawnview Cemetery, Montgomery County, Pennsylvania.
Jeanette Staples Taylor (1853-1926) - buried in Beechwood Cemetery, Pulaski County, Illinois.
Zachary T. Staples (1857-1925) - buried in Crown Hill Cemetery, Marion County, Indiana.
Flora Belle Staples (1867-1923) - buried in Shockey Cemetery, Grant County, Kansas.
Hattie Eudora Staples Anderson (1870-1952) - buried in Shockey Cemetery, Grant County, Kansas.
John Maxwell Staples (1872-1965) - buried in Gravel Lawn Cemetery, Madison County, Indiana.
Prudence M. Staples (?-?) - unknown
Mary A. Staples (?-?) - unknown

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We now stop at the grave of George Staples.

Born: September 20, 1820, Newtown, Fairfield County, Connecticut
Died: April 18, 1877, Beanblossom, Brown County, Indiana

He was the son of Samuel Staples (1783-1840) and Anna Staples (1784-1825).  They are both buried in Huntingtown Cemetery in Newtown, Fairfield County, Connecticut.

He had several siblings:
Rebecca Jane Staples Parmerlee (1811-1883) - buried in Weeping Willow Cemetery, Brown County, Indiana.
Maria Staples Osborn (1817-1861) - buried in Fairfield East Cemetery, Fairfield County, Connecticut.
Talcott Staples (1824-1888) - buried in Pioneer Memorial Cemetery, San Bernardino County, California.

He was married three times.  His first wife was Jennett Osborne Staples (1824-1854).  They were married on June 23, 1845 in Naugatuck, New Haven County, Connecticut.  She was buried in Lawnview Cemetery in Rockledge, Montgomery County, Pennsylvania.

They had two children:
George Scott (1849-1853) - buried in Lawnview Cemetery, Montgomery County, Pennsylvania.
Jeanette Staples Taylor (1853-1926) - buried in Lawnview Cemetery, Montgomery County, Pennsylvania.

His second wife was Ann Ryan Staples (1834-1865).  They were married on July 14, 1855 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.  She is buried in Weeping Willow Cemetery, Brown County, Indiana.

They had four children:
George T. Staples (1856-1873) - buried in Weeping Willow Cemetery, Brown County, Indiana.
Zachary T. Staples (1857-1925) - buried in Crown Hill Cemetery, Marion County, Indiana.
Prudence M. Staples (?-?) - unknown
Mary A. Staples (?-?) - unknown

His third wife was Ann Elmyra Maxwell Staples (1838-1921).  They were married on November 16, 1865 in Brown County, Indiana.  She is buried in Weeping Willow Cemetery, Brown County, Indiana.

They had three children:
Flora Belle Staples (1867-1923) - buried in Shockey Cemetery, Grant County, Kansas.
Hattie Eudora Staples Anderson (1870-1952) - buried in Shockey Cemetery, Grant County, Kansas.
John Maxwell Staples (1872-1965) - buried in Gravel Lawn Cemetery, Madison County, Indiana.

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Here we have the grave of Armentia C. Stone.

Born: September 3, 1843, Greenville, East Tennessee
Died: December 1, 1872

Her parents were Washington W. Stone (?-?) and Hannah L. Stone (1811-1892).  They were both buried in Weeping Willow Cemetery.

She was raised in Georgia.








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This is the grave of Hannah L. Stone.

Born: February 3, 1811, Greenville, East Tennessee
Died: January 1, 1892

She was the wife of Washington W. Stone (?-?).  He is buried in Weeping Willow Cemetery.  His headstone is broken and in bad shape.

They had at least one child:
Armentia C. Stone (1843-1872) - buried in Weeping Willow Cemetery, Brown County, Indiana.






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We now stop at the grave of Bertha J. Turner.

Born: September 9, 1876
Died: November 21, 1896













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Here is the grave of Edgel Turner.

Born: April 23, 1887
Died: September 7, 1887

He was the infant son of L.A. Turner (?-?) and T. Turner (?-?).












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This is the grave of Elizabeth Strahl Turner.

Born: October 27, 1798, Maryland
Died: September 21, 1881, Brown County, Indiana

She was married to John Wesley Turner (1798-1871).  He is buried near her in Weeping Willow Cemetery.  He was born in Scotland.

They had at least two children:
Elisha Daniel Turner (1828-1920) - buried in Weeping Willow Cemetery, Brown County, Indiana.  (He marched with Sherman in the Union Army.)
John William Turner (1833-1867) - buried in Weeping Willow Cemetery, Brown County, Indiana.



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This is the grave of Jessie R. Turner.

Born: June 18, 1891
Died: March 22, 1892














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Here we have the grave of Martha B. Turner.

Born: January 1, 1862
Died: January 5, 1895

She was the wife of John William Turner (1852-1916).  He is buried in Weeping Willow Cemetery.











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Here is the grave of William P. Turner.

Born: November 17, 1874
Died: November 14, 1893














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This is the grave of James Dewitt Campbell.

Born: 1831
Died: February 10, 1880














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Here is the grave of Mary Elizabeth Jones Glidden.

Born: 1847
Died: September 19, 1912

She was the wife of Lemuel Glidden (1845-1875).  He is buried in Weeping Willow Cemetery.

They had at least one child:
Lewis F. Glidden (1866-1871) - buried in Weeping Willow Cemetery, Brown County, Indiana.







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This is the grave of Mary M. Obney.

Born: unknown
Died: March 15, 1877

Also listed is David C. Obney.

Born: unknown
Died: March 23, 1858

They were the children of Alexander Obney (?-1888) and Anna Obney (?-?).  He is buried in Weeping Willow Cemetery, but I am not sure where she is buried.





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This is the grave of an Unknown woman named Sarah E.

Born: unknown
Died: unknown

Her headstone was very badly damaged.  The name is broken off as well as the birth and death dates.











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Here is the grave of Thomas Wallace.

Born: unknown
Died: unknown

He served in the Civil War in the 82nd Indiana Infantry, Company H.











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This is the grave of Catherine Wolfe Waltman.

Born: December 22, 1809
Died: April 19, 1854

She was the child of Lewis Wolf (1767-1841) and Charlotte Runner Wolf (1771-1844).  They are both buried in Mount Pleasant Cemetery, Monongalia County, West Virginia.

She had at least one sibling:
John Wolfe (1819-1895) - buried in Brookhaven United Methodist Church Cemetery, Monongalia County, West Virginia.

She was married to Thomas Waltman (1806-1881).  He is buried in Weeping Willow Cemetery with her.

They had at least three children:
Hiram Waltman (1830-1901) - buried in Weeping Willow Cemetery, Brown County, Indiana.
Thomas Waltman (1837-1907) - buried in Weeping Willow Cemetery, Brown County, Indiana. (He served as Brown County Commissioner for two terms).
William M. Waltman (1844-1918) - buried in Weeping Willow Cemetery, Brown County, Indiana. (He was one of the founders of the Brown County Democrat newspaper.)

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This is the grave for the Infant Son Waltman.

Born: May 12, 1858
Died: May 12, 1858

His parents were Hiram Waltman (1830-1901) and S.J. Waltman (?-?).  His father is buried in Weeping Willow Cemetery, but I am not sure where his mother is buried or what her name was.

He had at least two siblings:
Robert D. Waltman (1852-1880) - buried in Weeping Willow Cemetery, Brown County, Indiana.
Elizabeth A. Waltman (1858-1862) - buried in Weeping Willow Cemetery, Brown County, Indiana.



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Here is the grave of Jacob Waltman.

Born; February 2, 1852, Brown County, Indiana
Died: March 24, 1873, Indiana

He was the son of Michael Waltman (1808-1877) and Susan Shields Waltman (1810-1868).  Both are buried in Weeping Willow Cemetery.

He had several siblings:
William H. Waltman (?-1867) - buried in Weeping Willow Cemetery, Brown County, Indiana.
Adeline Waltman Cornelius (1835-1860) - buried in Weeping Willow Cemetery, Brown County, Indiana.
Hiram McIntire Waltman (1843-1923) - buried in Weeping Willow Cemetery, Brown County, Indiana.
Sarah Catherine Waltman Yoder (1846-1872) - buried in Weeping Willow Cemetery, Brown County, Indiana.

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This is the grave of Robert D. Waltman.

Born: October 13, 1852
Died: June 12, 1880

His parents were Hiram Waltman (1830-1901) and S.J. Waltman (?-?).  His father is buried in Weeping Willow Cemetery, but I am not sure where his mother is buried or what her name was.

He had at least two siblings:
Infant Son Waltman (1858-1858) - buried in Weeping Willow Cemetery, Brown County, Indiana.
Elizabeth A. Waltman (1858-1862) - buried in Weeping Willow Cemetery, Brown County, Indiana.



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Here is the grave of Thomas Waltman.

Born: January 2, 1806
Died: May 28, 1881

He was the husband of Catherine Wolfe Waltman (1809-1854).  She is buried in Weeping Willow Cemetery.

They had at least three children:
Hiram Waltman (1830-1901) - buried in Weeping Willow Cemetery, Brown County, Indiana.
Thomas Waltman (1837-1907) - buried in Weeping Willow Cemetery, Brown County, Indiana. (He served as Brown County Commissioner for two terms).
William M. Waltman (1844-1918) - buried in Weeping Willow Cemetery, Brown County, Indiana. (He was one of the founders of the Brown County Democrat newspaper.)

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This is the grave of William H. Waltman.

Born: unknown
Died: August 2, 1867

He was the son of Michael Waltman (1808-1877) and Susan Shields Waltman (1810-1868).  Both are buried in Weeping Willow Cemetery.

He had several siblings:
Adeline Waltman Cornelius (1835-1860) - buried in Weeping Willow Cemetery, Brown County, Indiana.
Hiram McIntire Waltman (1843-1923) - buried in Weeping Willow Cemetery, Brown County, Indiana.
Sarah Catherine Waltman Yoder (1846-1872) - buried in Weeping Willow Cemetery, Brown County, Indiana.
Jacob Waltman (1852-1873) - buried in Weeping Willow Cemetery, Brown County, Indiana.

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Here we have the grave of John Wesley.

Born: unknown
Died: April 10, 1852

He was the son of John G. Wesley (?-?) and Elizabeth Kain Wesley (?-?).  I am unsure as to where they are buried.











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Here is the grave of Jerusa Neeley.

Born: 1851
Died: March 16, 1852

She was the daughter of Jacob Neeley (?-1844) and Nancy Neeley (?-?).  He is buried in Weeping Willow Cemetery, though I am not sure where her mother is buried.










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Our last stop today is at the grave of Sarah Catherine Waltman Yoder.

Born: August 31, 1846
Died: April 25, 1872

Her parents were Michael Waltman (1808-1877) and Susan Shields Waltman (1810-1868).  Both are buried in Weeping Willow Cemetery.

She had several siblings:
William H. Waltman (?-1867) - buried in Weeping Willow Cemetery, Brown County, Indiana.
Adeline Waltman Cornelius (1835-1860) - buried in Weeping Willow Cemetery, Brown County, Indiana.
Hiram McIntire Waltman (1843-1923) - buried in Weeping Willow Cemetery, Brown County, Indiana.
Jacob Waltman (1852-1873) - buried in Weeping Willow Cemetery, Brown County, Indiana.

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I hope that you have enjoyed your walk through Weeping Willow Cemetery.

If you have any information about any of the graves listed here, please let me know.

Please visit the listing at Find-A-Grave.
















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