THE HARTSHORN CEMETERY
Marion Township, Allen County, Ohio
by Jason FerencziClick here to go to the Cemetery Index
The Hartshorn Cemetery is located in Section 28 of Marion Township, Allen County. It is along the Auglaize River on Defiance Trail, near old Lincoln Highway, North of US Route 30. It is on a hill on the East side of the road.
This record was completed in the summer of 1992, using various resources. These included: D.A.R. records found in volume I (Allen County Bible and Cemetery Records). Record Book of Fergason Bryan, sexton of Hartshorn Cemetery and rereading of all legible stones. The original records were taken by John Breese and Mary Longsworth Breese in 1941. This record includes several more recent burials, as well as addition from other resources.
Here is a list of abbreviation used in this record:
Description of where the rows begin, if not listed, row beings at North end of cemetery.
Row #3 Begins with small stone North West of large pine in center of back of cemetery.
Row #5 North West of mulberry tree
Row #8 Just South of flagpole
Row #9 Southwest of flagpole
Row #11 Near large pine tree in Northwest corner.
A list of all the unmarked graves in Hartshorn Cemetery is available at the Allen County Museum, Lima, Ohio, in the cemetery's sexton's record book. It lists all names, with a number. The number corresponds with small, flat stones, most of which are now covered with dirt and grass. All the stones that were readable in June, 1992, were copied, and matched with the record. There are approximately 90 other burials also listed in the book which were not found. The book is in the handwritten records section of the genealogy library.
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