I have recently had transferred to Findagrave Administrative management most of my memorials in Geauga County, OH. Members of Geauga Genealogy Society are embarking on a major project of linking families' together, and this can be done by many under management of F-A-G.
I have been working on cemeteries in both Trumbull & Geauga counties, and most recently, a little in Lake County, all in Northeast Ohio. This area of Ohio is part of the Connecticut Western Reserve. Many of the original settlers came from Connecticut; many on foot!
A lot of the birth and death information I have been able to get online from Death Certificate Records at familysearch.org, which provides images of the actual Ohio Death Certificates from 1908-1953. This also gives women's maiden names, and their mothers' maiden names, etc, which is very helpful to those doing geneology and trying to trace their family.
Many of the records for Trumbull county came from "Trumbull County Cemetery Inscriptions 1800-1930", published 1983, compiled by the Trumbull County Chapter of the OGS. Others I obtained from walking the cemeteries.
Since 2011, I have used the above inscription book to enter the records included the book for the following areas of Trumbull County
Greene Township - Greenlawn & Old South
Gustavus - North View Cemetery
Kinsman - Kinsman Cemetery
Mecca - East Mecca & West Mecca cemeteries
Bazetta - Hillside (Cortland) & West Bazetta Cemeteries
West Farmington - Hillside Cemetery
North Bloomfield - Brownwood Cemetery
Mesopotamia - Fairview Cemetery
Vernon - West View Cemetery
Hartford - West Street Cem
Fowler - North & Dugan Cemeteries
Brookfield - Brookfield Center
Bristolville - Evergreen
North Bristol - Sager
Hubbard - Maple Grove & Old North
Liberty - Church Hill & Seceder's Corners
Howland - Howland Twp. Cem
Weathersfield - Weathersfield Twp & Kerr (in Mineral Ridge)
Vienna - Vienna Township
Southington - Southington Center/Pinecrest, Deacon Creek, and Delightful
This is a joint effort. Many people have worked tirelessly on this website. Many hands make light work. Everyone's combined efforts is greatly appreciated!
For Trumbull County, most of the burials I have entered are older. In many areas, other contributors have been photographing entire cemeteries, and adding more recent burials along with photos.
Since January 2011, I have also been working on burials in Geauga County, Ohio; using records compiled by the Geauga County Genealogy Society; and computerized by county historian and Findagrave Contributor Teeter Grosvenor.
For Geauga Co., the DODs on the Cemetery Records may differ slightly from the DODs found on the Death Certificates found at Familysearch.org. The death dates given in memorials I create are those appearing in the Cemetery Records, and some of those may indicate the date of burial, not the actual date of death. Also, most of the birth/death locations appearing in my Geauga Memorials are from death certificates at Familysearch.org. A few are from the Geauga Vital Records info compiled by Teeter Grosvenor.
Also, at times, spelling of the same name appears a couple of different ways. For example, for the name "Gilmore", it appears as "Gilmore" and "Gillmore".
I have tried to enter the info into Find-A-Grave exactly as it appears on the Cemetery Records provided me by Jeanette Grosvenor. In my limited experience, I have found that Census Records, Death Certificates, etc. are not always spelled correctly, on the original document when they were originally written decades ago and even over a century ago, and subsequent transcriptions reflect how they were written originally. I apologize for any confusion in spelling.
Certain entries for Ashtabula County, such as Orwell, Windsor and Colebrook Township; records obtained from and used with permission of Mr. Andrew Davis, Director of Grand Valley Public Library, Orwell, Ohio.
Have just begun working on burials in Lake County, Ohio, (east of Cleveland), using Lake County Genealogy Societys Cemetery inscrption pages at rootsweb.com. I will do these as I have time.
If you would like a transfer of a memorial I have created, please don't hesitate to ask. I will be more than happy to transfer the memorial to you. If there are any corrections that need to be made (i.e. dates, locations, etc.), please let me know and I will gladly make these changes.
However, please do not ask me to add information that is copyrighted, such as a direct copy and paste from another website. Please cite your sources so that I can include these.
I would appreciate it very much if you do not leave biographical info in the flower posts. If you have something you'd like for me to add and I will add it, or a transfer if you would prefer.
If you ask for a photo of a grave, a plot location would be appreciated. Where these have been made available on the records I have obtained info from, I have included these. These can usually be obtained by calling the cemetery and asking the people who work in the office, or the township where the cemetery is located, and talking to the trustees or the cemetery sexton.
I will be travelling to Ohio for a visit in July and am wondering if by chance you might be able to point me in the right direction. Your memorial #78760921, for Daniel Rex, Jr., my great-grandfather is one I'm interested in visiting. I haven't been able to find who to contact that may be able to give me an idea where in Brownwood cemetery it might be located. I know it's been a while (2011) since you entered it into Find A Grave, any chance you might know?
Mary A Gilmore South Cemetery I think the memorial for Mary A. (Granger) Gilmore # 81496970 at http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=81496970
Is this woman below. Her stone in the memorial says she is a daughter of a D(?) & R Gilmore. The death record lists her as single. https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:F66Y-WYM
Would you mind checking your source book against the above record, please? I'm looking for Granger-Gilmore connections and would like to verify or deny this connection. Thank you for your time (and work).
Belle Willard There are two memorials for Belle Willard in Painesville, Ohio. One is under Belle Willard Cook and the other is for E. Belle Willard Chapman. They are the same person, just married Elton A. Cook and Fred Chapman. How do you put them together and show both marriages?
E Belle Willard Cook Joel, Yes, Belle did marry Fred H. Chapman (1930 census). I found no children with either husband.
I'm still working on Orsa Jane Willard Osmond. I am beginning to believe that she is Rebecca's daughter, born before Rebecca married Robert Willard. There is a Jennie Quinn, age 8, living with Robert and Rebecca in the 1870 census. Later census records give Orsa Jane's birthdate as 1861, not the date in Find-a-grave, which is more like her husband's. In the 1910 census Rebecca says she has had two children, both living.
I'm not positive yet, but am continuing the search Mim
James M Patchin This seems to be a duplicate with this one: Birth: Aug. 19, 1838 Death: Jun. 24, 1920
Burial: Perry Township Cemetery Perry Lake County Ohio
Created by: KChaffeeB Record added: Feb 07, 2011 Find A Grave Memorial# 65306408 made in 2011. Have you been in touch to see which will be deleted so reference can be made to just one? Just wondering. Barb :)
You left a message for me regarding Fanny Parks. Fanny was the first wife of Daniel Dayton and died in 1819 leaving behind several children. She is buried in the same cemetery as Daniel and his second wife Chloe Sophronia Humphrey.
Fanny Sophronia Dayton Fowler was the first child of Daniel and his second wife Chloe Sophronia. Fanny was named by her father for both of the women he loved, and was born 4 years after Fanny’s death. She was the first child of Chloe Sophronia Humphrey and my direct ancestor.
If you wish to add information to Fanny’s memorial please contact the Find A Grave member who oversees her memorial page. If Fanny & Daniel are direct ancestors for you and you want more information or a link added please let me know and I will be happy to add it.Since Fanny is not my ancestor this has not been a priority for me.
Thanks for connecting with me and for the work you are doing in an area rich with my ancestors.