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Strait Cemetery

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This cemetery is no longer used.
It is located along the east side of Section 13, Jackson Twp., the Coletown-Lightsville Rd. passes on the East side of the cemetery.  It is fenced in but not very well cared for.  Many of the stones are broken.
Cemetery transcribed in 1964.
NAME BORN DIED AGE COMMENTS
Anderson, Benjamin M.   1849 Aug. 28 ae 33 yrs. 17 ds.  
Antondes, Fredhena   1861 Feb. 8 ae 27 yrs. 11 mos. 26 ds. w/o William
Auker, Fanny   1878 Mar. 12 ae 40 yrs. 3 mos. 5 ds.  
Bailey, William   1840 Nov. 15 ae 27 yrs. 6 mos. 9 ds. s/o James & Elizabeth
Bailey, David M.   1893 Mar. 4 ae 70 yrs. 4 mos. 5 ds.  
Bailey, Elisabeth 1799 Jul. 12 1881 Mar. 5 ae 81 yrs. 7 mos. 25 ds. w/o Peter
Bailey, Elizabeth   1836 Aug. 25 ae 45 yrs. 4 mos. 1 da. w/o James Bailey
Bailey, Elizabeth   1851 Dec. 12 ae 1 mo. 3 da. d/o J. & S.
Bailey, Infant   1840 Apr. 22 ae 1 mo. 1 da s/o Henry & Nancy
Bailey, Jacob   1867 Jun. 7 ae 16 yrs. 3 mos. 18 ds. s/o John & Mary
Bailey, James   1851 Oct. 27 ae 73 yrs. 6 mos. h/o Elizabeth
Bailey, James   1851 Oct. 27 ae 21 yrs. 5 mos. 11 ds. s/o Joseph & C.
Bailey, Joseph   1852 Apr. 21 ae 27 yrs. 5 mos. 1 da  
Bailey, Mary E.   1849 Aug. 4 ae 8 yrs. 5 mos. 27 ds. d/o John & Mary
Bailey, Matthew P.   1869 Aug. 25 ae 25 yrs. 11 mos. 21 ds. s/o Peter & Elizabeth
Bailey, Peter   1861 May 20 ae 76 yrs. 2 mos. 3 ds.  
Bailey, Susan   1852 Jan. 4 ae 28 yrs. 1 mo 27 ds. w/o David
Bailey, Thomas W.   1857 Feb. 6 ae 11 yrs. 5 mos. 11 ds. s/o John & Mary
Bailey, William A.   1852 Apr. 23 ae 3 mos. 27 ds. s/o David & Susannah
W A B - F W       (nothing more on stones)
Boze, Lettitia   1852 Oct. 4 ae 8_ yrs. 4 mos. d/o Peter & Birtha? (Stone broken)
_____, Infant       (stone just marked Infant)
Brown, Ezekial   1865 May 25 ae 21 yrs. 4 mos. __ ds. (stone broken)
Brown, Mary E.   1849 Feb. 15 ae 29 yrs. 3 mos. 8 ds. w/o Samuel
Brown, Mary Rebecca   1850 May 2 ae 1 yr. 2 mos 2 ds.  
Brown, Sarah Ettie   1863 Jul. 19 ae __ yrs. 10 mos. 27 ds. d/o N. & E. (stone broken)
Chapman, Henry   1870 Jan. 6 ae 35 yrs. 1 mo. 24 ds. G. A. R. - Co. I, Ohio Inf. - h/o Fanny
Christian, Elizabeth   1858 Apr. 29 ae 29 yrs. 10 mos. 3 ds. w/o Joseph
Coppess, Nancy A.   1863 Mar __ d/o J. & M. - (stone effaced)
Denniston, Christana Ann   (illegible) ae 42 yrs. 7 mos. 4 ds. (stone broken)
Denniston, Mary   1881 Mar. 17 ae 67 yrs. 7 mos. 22 ds. w/o William
Denniston, William   1853 Apr. 19 ae 48 yrs. 5 mos. 3 ds.  
Dentner, Joseph*   1873 Feb. 2 ae 56 yrs. (h/o Rhoda Strait) (stone broken)
Dentner, Rhoda*   1873 Jan. 4 ae 38 yrs. 11 mos. 4 ds. w/o Joseph (stone effaced)
Dentner, Rachel*   1872 Nov. 26 ae 7 yrs. 2 mos 3 ds. d/o Joseph & Rachel
Dickson, Rebecca   1853 Sep. 10 ae 3 __? __ mos. d/o William & Catharine
Duvall, Harriet A.*   1848 Jul. 17 ae 4 ds. d/o Hardin & Mary Strait Duvall
Duvall, Mary E.*   1852 Aug. 8 ae ___? d/o Hardin & Mary (stone effaced)
Duvalll, William L*.   1856 Feb. 17 ae ____? s/o Hardin & Mary (stone effaced)
Gentner, Infant son   1853 Aug. 10 ae 7 wks. 3 ds. s/o Samuel & Mary
Unknown   1857 Feb. 13 ae 41 yrs. 1 mos. 22 ds. (top of stone missing)
Gentner, Mary   1856 May 13 ae 30 yrs. 7 mos. 17 ds. w/o Samuel - d/o J. & S. Loy
W. G.       (initials only)
Lehmer, Anne   1854 Sep. 28 ae 48 yrs. 11 mos. 14? ds. w/o Henry
_____?, Ann Elizabeth   1853 Jan. 22 ae 42 yrs. 7 mos. w/o J. P. L. (stone effaced)
Martin, William   1853 Apr. 12 ae ___(illegible) s/o John F. or J. S. & Nancy
McDowney (McEldowney?), Job   1856 Apr. 5 ae 25 yrs. 7 mos. 27 ds.  
McDowney, Infant son   1851 Jan. 30 ae 1 wk? s/o Job & Rachel Stevens McDowney (stone broken)
Mendenhall, Nancy E.   1853 Dec. 30 ae 15 ds. d/o John & Margaret Teeter Mendenhall
Unknown, Stephen       Co. G, 40th Ohio Inf. (stone effaced)
Porter, James W.
Porter,, Margaret J.
  1846 Oct. 14
1850 May 1
ae 6 (5?) yrs. 17 ds.
ae. infant
Children of Samuel & Letty
Porter, John J.   1871 Jul. 22 ae 20 yrs. 15 ds.  
Porter, Letitia   1882 Jun. 13 ae 64 yrs. 1 (11?) mo. 27 ds. w/o Samuel
Porter, Samuel   1870 Jun. 9 ae 68 yrs. 6 mos. 14 ds.  
Strait, Infant*   1840 Mar. 30   child of Jacob & Letty Bailey Strait (stone effaced
Strait, Isaac*   1863 Jan. 15 ae 20 yrs. 7 mos. 27 ds. s/o Richard & Rachel
Strait, Melissa Ann*   1833 Jun. 29 ae 8 mos. 16 ds. d/o Richard & Rachel - (on same stone as Isaac Strait)
Strait, Jacob*   1847 Nov. 30 ae 11 ds. s/o Jacob & Letty
Strait, Jacob*   1879 Jan. 30 ae 77 yrs. 6 mos. 11 ds. h/o Letty
Strait, Letitia*       w/o Jacob Strait (stone cemented underground)
Strait, Peter*   1848 Apr. 10 ae 79 yrs. 15ds. (stone effaced)
Strait, Richard*   1878 Oct. 15 ae 82 yrs. 1 mo. 15 ds. (stone effaced)
Strait, Rachel (Jennings)*   1876 Dec. 4 ae 76 yrs. 6 mos. 13 ds. w/o Richard Strait
Strait,,,,, Sarah*   1850 Sep. 14 ae 74 yrs. 11 mos. 13 ds. w/o Peter
I. S.*       (probably footstone)
R. S.*       (probably footstone)
Strait, Sarah*   1886 Jul. 25 ae 67 yrs. 6 mos. 11 ds.  
Strait, Willialm H.       s/o Jacob & Letitia died in Service of his country at Ashland, Ky. (Stone broken & effaced)
Streight, Melisean*   1833 Jun. 29 ae 8 mos. 16 ds. d/o Richard & Rachel Jennings Strait (on double stone with Isaac)
Shannon, Anbeth*   1859 Sep. 1 ae 1 yr. 2 ds. d/o Andrew C. & Mahala Strait Shannon
Shannon, Andrew T.*   1859 Sep. 1 ae 1 yr. 3 ds. s/o Andrew C. & Mahala
Shannon, Richard F.*   1867 Feb. 11 ae 17 ds. s/o Andrew C. & Mahala
Stephen, Infant       with initials R. F. S.
(Stevens) Infant        
Stephen, Willie H.       s/o __ (stone effaced)
Stephen, Levi E.*   1859 Feb. 24 ae 4 wks. 2 ds. s/o John & Sarah Strait Stephens
Stephen, John   1892 Jun. 9 ae 81 yrs. 11 mos. 4 ds.  
Stephen, William R.*   (1872 Aug. 25) ae 33 yrs. 11 mos. 13 ds. s/o John & Sarah (stone completely effaced)
Westfall, Eliza L.   1850 Dec. 12 ae 8 yrs. 9 mos. 14? ds. d/o Jonathan & Elizabeth
Westfall, James J. Lewis   1870 Aug. 15 ae 4 mos. 15 ds. s/o J. S. & F. A. V (F. A K?)
Westfall, Elizabeth   1904 Oct. 14 ae 87 yrs. 2 mos. 17 ds w/o J. S.
Westfall, J. S.   1853 Apr. 22 ae 42 yrs. 2 mos. 2 ds. (on same stone as Elizabeth)
Westfall, Fanny A. Villa   187_ Apr. 15 ae 21 yrs. 3 mos. 9 ds. w/o J. S. Westfall
Westfall, Jonathan S.       (on same monument as above)
Williams, Fannie   1878 Sep. 7 ae 63 yrs. 1 mos. 11 ds. (m/b died 1879)
Word, Elizabeth   1854 Jan. 30 ae 35 yrs. 2 mos. 5 ds. w/o J. Word
Unknown       Rev. War Marker (next to Elizabeth Word)
Wright, Charity*   1833 Jun. 19 ae 2 yrs. 2 mos. 12 ds. d/o John & Bethany Straight Wright
Wright, Calvin   1850 Apr. 18 ae 4 mos. 11 ds.  
Wright, Susannah   1853 Jan. 17 ae 24 yrs. 6 mos. 25 ds. w/o S. Wright

NOTES:

* Members of the Strait family line

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