Franklin County, Ohio
The following is not a complete list of all the persons buried in the various graveyards of the Township, but only such as will recall the names of persons who have lived in the Township. The names are alphabetically arranged. Many, very many---perhaps fifty percent of the burials are unmarked.
From the sign at the cemetery:
Following service in the Revolutionary War, Captain John Stevenson and his family left Maryland and moved to Ohio in 1805, this part of Franklin County's Madison Township became known as the "Stevenson Settlement", in 1806. The Stevenson home hosted the area's first Christian fellowship meeting, this was the beginning of Asbury church and Methodism in the region. John Stevenson died in 1831 at the age of 72. He is buried with nine others in Stevenson Cemetery.
Hannah Nickerson, wife of Uzzie Nickerson, died 1835, aged 41 years.
Elizabeth Purdy, consort of Wm. Purdy, died 1835, aged 38 years.
Rebeccah Richard Dirrick, daughter of J. and M. Stevenson, died 1816, aged 27 years.
Matilda Ann Stevenson, daughter of Peter Hannah Stevenson, died 1832, aged 7 years.
William Stevenson, son of R. and R. Stevenson, died 1848, aged 19 years.
John W. Stevenson, son of James Q. and Rachel Stevenson, died 1844, aged 2 years.
Richard Stevenson, died 1875, aged 55 years.
Joshua Stevenson, son of J. and M. Stevenson, died 1856, aged 52 years.
John Stevenson, died September 11, 1851, aged 72 years.
Mary Stevenson, wife of John Stevenson, died September 4, 1851.
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