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Jacksonburg Cemetery
Located on Route 744
The cemetery *may* be located in the Churchyard of the Jacksonburg Evangelical United Brethern Churchyard

Jacksonburg, Wayne Township
[Source: "A History & Biographical Cyclopaedia of Butler County, Ohio" - Evansville, Ind. 1882]

"The grave yards of this township are numerous, there being as yet no township cemetery. Among those whose names should be perpetuated in remembrance, and whose inscriptions are fast becoming obliterated in consequence of many years of exposure to the weather, are:

John THOMAS, who died April 4, 1856, aged 56.
Eleanor, his wife, died March 24, 1873, aged 75.
Gilbert COX, died November 22, 186[3?], aged 85 ("9mos, 13 dys")
Anna COX, died October 28, 1862, aged 76.
James CRAIG, died March 31, 1872; aged 71.
John CRAIG, died December 4, 1840, aged 78. Craig was a Revolutionary soldier.
James TODD, one of the first Blacksmiths in Jacksonburg, died February 27, 1850, aged 61.
John BAIRD, died September 3, 1855, aged 69.
Nancy BAIRD, died December 3, 1862; aged 74.
Samuel STOKES, died October 11, 1860, aged 66"

The foregoing were buried at the old yard of the Methodist Episcopal Church, Jacksonburg" [Source: "A History & Biographical Cyclopaedia of Butler County, Ohio" - Evansville, Ind. 1882 - KT - Sub by FoFG]





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