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MONUMENTAL INSCRIPTIONS FROM ROSSE CHAPEL CEMETERY,
GAMBIER, KNOX COUNTY, OH.

By Edward A. Gorman of Columbus, Ohio
Source:  "The Old Northwest Genealogical Quarterly", Vol. V., 1902

Transcribed by Cheryl Gravereau Quinn

Name

Death Date

Age

Notes

Drope, James

29 Mar 1863

66y

Dobb, George W.

3 Apr 1865

29y

Lt. Col., 4th O.V. V. Cavalry, killed at the battle of Selma, Ala.
Drope, Sarah

29 Jan 1863

65y

w/o James
Drope, John

10 Mar or May 1874

46y 1m 14d

Drope, William E.

21 Aug 1859

6mo

s/o J. K. & M. Gray
Drope, Mary P.

26 Feb 1849

39y

w/o S. A. Bronson
Drope, Richard G

8 Jul 1854

6mo, 20d

s/o J. & S. A. Cunningham
Wing, Marcus D. D.

26 Feb 1863

b - 15 Oct 1798
Earnest Clifford

28 Jul 1863

b - 23 Dec 1861 - s/o B & L A Hunt
Wing, Marcus O

Jun 1857

2 y

Morse, Intreped

15 Feb 1866

* See Note Below 1
Andrews, Lorin

18 Sep 1861

42y

* See Note Below 2
Morse, Rebecca R

26 Feb 1873

72y

In Memoriam
w/o Rev I. Morse
French, Robert

17 Jun 1883

French, Sarah

28 Apr 1880

Dobb, Sarah Anne

22 Jul 1858

64y

Dobb, Thomas Rev.

21 Oct 1861

76y

Badger, Norman

3 Jun 1876

* See Note Below 3
Badger, Mary Elizabeth

10 Sep 1878

b- 5 May 1815
w/o Rev. N. Badger
Coumbe, W. B.

27 Oct 1839

39y

Sidney, Jemima

10 Sep 1854

b- 28 May 1852
Rhodes, John

13 Apr 1857

27y 11m 4d

Dealy, Jane

23 Jul 1859

b- 28 Mar 1859
Rhoads, James

7 Apr 1860

6y

s/o John & Sarah Rhoads
Ann Henrietta

18 Sep 1865

b- 24 Jul 1846
Lebiete, Kwaku

* See Note Below 4
Badger, Hadie

25 Dec 1878

b- 14 Jun 1848
w/o Lt. L. P. Hunt, U. S. A.
Sarah Alice

5 Nov 1879

b- 2 Nov 1855
John

10 Apr 1844

21y 4d

s/o Lawrence & Rachel Croy
Morrel, Little Harry

16 Feb 1855

5m 12d

s/o H. H. & M. E. Morrel
Tress, Carrie J

4 Feb 1861

1y 4m 20d

d/o C. & R. Tress
Rogers, Ann H.

21 Sep 1862

2y 4m

d/o E. & G. Rogers
Summers, Daniel M

15 Apr 1838

20y

s/o John & Cidney Summers
Clark, Thomas

13 Jun 1866

71y

Isaac

1770-1849

Mary

1770-1836

His wife
Williams, Wm. R.

22 sep 1839

21y

In Memory of
Myers, Geo. W.

30 Sep 1864

in the 64 year of his age.
Cowen, Harriett

29 Sep 1855

*See Note Below 5
Sawyer, Infant Child

29 Jun 1856

of F. S. & S. Sawyer
Douglass, Thomas

2 Feb 1872

65y

Douglass, Archibald

19 Dec 1872

65y

Douglass, Rachel

Nov 1837

53y

w/o A. Douglass
Walter

29 Jun 1856

7m

Andrews, Frank

18 Feb 1855

9m

Alfred Scott

20 Aug 1858

6y

Wright, George

30 Aug 1841

7m

Children of Robert & Betsy Wright
Rufus

1835-1850

Buttles, Douglass

19 Mar 1860

42y

s/o H. K. Buttles
Fish, Joseph

10 Feb 1867

12y 9m 10d

s/o W. & W. Fish
Buttles

*See Note Below 6
Buttles, A.

2 Apr 1864

72y

Kilbourne, Harriet

9 Jul 1866

71y

w/o A. Buttles
Isaac, Mary

Jun 1852

In the 50th year of her age.
Bronson, Mary A. P.

1809-1949

w/o Rev. S. A. Bronson, D. D.
Prince, Willie R.

3 Feb 1869

2y 8m 14d

s/o H. R. & E. M. Prince
Buttles, Lucy

27 Jul 1867

29y

w/o Rev. J. G. Aver
d/o A. & H. K. Buttles
Davis, Ann

15 Aug 1851

about 76y

In Memory of
w/o Thos. M. Davis
A native of Wales
Kilbourne, Mary

w/o E. G. Knight
d/o A. & H. K. Buttles
Young, Charles Huntington Rev.

28 Sep 1882

44y 6m

Case

Clippinger, Simon

9 July 1856

36y 9m 19d

s/o J. & Elizabeth Clippinger
Elizabeth Bradley

9 Aug 1864

9m 23d

d/o Rev. C. H. & E. A. Young
French, Thomas

18 Sep 1844

28y 1m 22d

Wing, Fanny Z.

29 Mar 1852

20y 3m 21d

d/o Algernous & Mary B. Wing - died in Gambier
French, Edw'd

20 Aug 1844

23y 9m 13d

Buttles, Ellen

Apr 1857

25y

w/o Oscar Buttles
d/o A. & H. K. Buttles
Married June 1856
Penhorwood, Mary

10 Dec 1843

20y 4d

d/o Penhorwood
Lewis, John Newton

1818-1891

*Notes

1. Morse, Intreped, born in Cornish, N. H., Mar. 21, 1791. Ordained Priest by BP. Chase Worthington 1819 - 45 years Rector of St. Paul's church, Steubenville, O.

2. Andrews, Lorin, President of Kenyon College, Eminent as a Teacher, Patriot and Christian. The first in Ohio to answer the call of his Country in 1861, he served as Col. of the 4th O.V. I. in the campaign against The Great Rebellion and died a Martyr to the Union.

3. Norman Badger, Presbyter of P.E. Church and Post Chaplain U. S. A. Born in Springfield, Mass., Jan. 3, 1812 Died in Fort Concho, Texas

4. Kwaku Lebiete, Sam'l Mart De Witte ofi A kropong Coast W. Africa, Owni Feb 17, 1865, nafrihyia 14 Usuro ade bekve.

5. Harriett Cowen, Our Mother, Born in Suffolk, England, Died at Gambier, Knox Co., Ohio, In the 77 year of her age.

6. Sons of A. & H. K. Buttles - Edwin died at Worthington - Aug 14, 1824, aged 15m - Henry died at Columbus July 20, 1836, aged 10 wks.



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