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The photos below were taken in 2006.  Below the photo is the inscription.  Below the inscription, in italics, is information gathered from ancestry.com, familysearch.org, heritagepursuit.com and family members.  Birth dates in italics are calculated from headstones.

Surnames A

In Memory of
Amy E da
ughter of Wm
& Emely S.
Abernathy
died March
7, 1844 aged
3 years 3 mo.
& 1 day
Sarah M
daughter of
Wm & Emely S.
Abernathy
died March
25, 1844 aged
4 years 8 mo. &
4 days
ALEXANDERMYRA B
DAU OF
S. M. & S.
ALEXANDER
DIED
SEPT. 8, 1880
AGED 6 YRS
10 MO & 8 DS
SAMUEL M
ALEXANDER
DIED
MARCH 22, 1880
AGED
49 Y & 12 D
ELEANOR
1897 - 19--
RUTH
1903 - 19--
Amy b. 12-7-1840, Sarah b. 7-22-1839.

I have yet to find a connection of any kind between this family and the Clifton area. Why they came here and why they left is a mystery.
Eleanor & Ruth are sisters.

Parents: Hugh E. Alexander & Flora Addie Raney.
Paternal grandparents: Hugh Addison Alexander & Caroline.
Maternal grandparents: Samuel Raney & Jane Turner.
Maternal great-grandparents: Adam Turner & Eleanor Spencer.
Siblings: Grace, Dorothy.

Parents: Samuel M. Alexander & Sarah.
Paternal grandparents: Jacob Alexander & Margaret Alexander.
Siblings: Lucy, Whitmer, Mary, Samuel.

Her father shares her stone, they died within 6 months of each other.
Shares a stone with his daughter, Myra. At the beginning of 1880, Sam's wife, Sarah was 40 years old, had been married less than 10 years and was pregnant with her 5th child. In March her husband died, in April she gave birth to a son, in September her 6 year old daughter, Myra, died. By the end of 1880 Sarah was a 40 year old widow with 4 children under age 8.

 

INFANT
SON OF
C. B. & M. A.
ANDERSON
DIED
OCT. 10, 1873
AGED
20 DAYS
NANNIE BELLA
DAU. OF
C. B. & M. A.
ANDERSON
DIED
MAR. 14, 1873
AGED
3 YRS. 1 MO.
& 19 DS.
ERECTED
to the memory of
LODRICK AUSTIN
who departed this life
Sep. 1st
1836
Aged 26 years. 7 months.
& 1 day.
Remember friends, as you pass by,
As you are now, so once was I.
As I am now, so you shall be.
Prepare you all to follow me.
This baby boy rests beside his sister, Nannie Bella Anderson.

Parents: Charles Barton Anderson & Margaret Ann Finney.
Paternal grandparents: Thomas Anderson & Isabella Barton.
Maternal grandparents: Elijah Finney & Nancy Crane Stewart.
Parents: Charles Barton Anderson & Margaret Ann Finney.
Paternal grandparents: Thomas Anderson & Isabella Barton.
Maternal grandparents: Elijah Finney & Nancy Crane Stewart.
Stone is signed: Saml F. Bunnel, Xenia, O.

Lodrick Austin is the victim of Greene County’s first fatal traffic accident; in 1836 he lost control of his stage coach and fell to his death very near where he is buried.

Surnames B

ASA A. BAKER
1878 -----1963
AUGUSTA M. BAKER
1852 -- 1932
THOMAS H. BAKER
1850 - 1919
Parents: Thomas Hialmer Baker & Augusta Maria McGrath.
Paternal grandparents: Asa Daniel Baker & Catherine Leffel.
Maternal grandparents: Andrew McGrath & Rachel Johnson.
Siblings: Earl Irwin, Thomas.
Augusta Maria McGrath. Known as Maria.

Parents: Andrew McGrath & Rachel Johnson.
Paternal grandparents: Dominick McGrath & Catherine Huston.
Siblings: Charles H., Harriet E., Joseph, William. Frank.
Spouse: Thomas H. Baker.
Children: Asa, Earl Irwin, Thomas.
Thomas Hialmer Baker born Jan 25, 1850 Clark Co, died Sep 26, 1919.

Parents: Asa Daniel Baker & Catherine Leffel.
Paternal grandparents: Daniel Baker & Nancy Snodgrass.
Maternal grandparents: Thomas Leffel & Margaret Carney.
Siblings: Margaret A., Sarah E., Alice A., John B.
Spouse: Augusta Maria McGrath.
Children: Earl Irwin, Thomas, Asa A.

 

George Thomas
Son of Joshua
and Matilda
Baker died
Feb. 28, 1834
aged 5 years
9 Mos. 5 days
Hannibal son
 of Joshua and
 Matilda Baker
 died Feb. 21
 1834 aged 4
 years 2 Mos.
 & 19 days
HAZLE M. BAKER
1898 1963
S. C. M. BOASE
Parents: Joshua Baker & Matilda Kiler.
Paternal grandparents: Thomas Baker & Sarah Woodward.
Maternal grandparents: George Kiler & Lydia.
Sibling: Harriet.
Hazle M. Cottrell.

Parents: Charley Cottrell & Clara Boase.
Maternal grandparents: William Boase & Anna.
Siblings: John N., Unknown.
Spouse: Aaron Baker.
Susanna E. Cottrell Mosley Boase

Spouse: Mosley
Children: Olive Rose, Martha Viola.
Spouse: Benjamin Boase.

Surnames C

 
COECHRISTENA L. COE
1853 - 1906
HERMON N. COE
1854 - 1935
OLIVE D. COE
1881 - 1947

Hermon N. Coe's first wife was Christena L. Davis, great-granddaughter of Rachel Donovan and John Brewer. Hermon and Christena had 3 daughters; Lulu who married Alfred Swaby, Olive who was a teacher and never married and Stella who died a baby. Hermon next married Sarah Barnett when they were both in their 60s. Sarah was known as Sadie and was married for the first time in 1907 to Edward Currie.

Christena L. Davis.
Parents: Charles Davis & Angelina Brewer.
Siblings: Asahel, Barbara, Martha, Mary, John, Caroline, Thomas, Hannah, Charles, Nathaniel, Joseph, William, Samuel, Angelina.
Paternal grandparents: Richard Davis & Anna Barbara Washburn.
Maternal grandparents: Ashael Brewer &Martha Day.
Maternal great-grandparents: John Brewer and Rachel Donovan.
Spouse: Hermon Coe.
Children: Lulu, Olive, Stella.

Hermon Nelson Coe was born April 25, 1854.
Parents: Moses Coe & Martha Elizabeth Boal.
Siblings: Heber, Martha, Almer.
Spouse: Christena L. Davis.
Children: Lulu, Olive, Stella.
Spouse: Sarah Barnett.

The Clifton Historical Society has a photo of Sadie and Hermon on their wedding day; the Society also owns Sadie's wedding dress.

 

Parents: Hermon Coe & Christena L. Davis.
Siblings: Lulu, Stella.
Paternal grandparents: Moses Coe & Martha Elizabeth Boal
Maternal grandparents: Charles Davis & Angelina Brewer.
Maternal great-grandparents: Richard Davis & Anna Barbara Washburn.
Maternal great-grandparents: Ashael Brewer &Martha Day.
Maternal great-great-grandparents: John Brewer and Rachel Donovan.

Olive was a teacher, never married.

 

SARAH BARNETT COE
1858 - 1944
STELLA COE
DIED AUG. 3, 1888
AGED 4 YS. 12 DS.
COOPERJAMES COOPER
DIED
OCT. 7, 1893
AGED
48 Y. 6 M. 22 D.
MYRTLE
1877 - 1925
CHARLES W.
1869 - 1926

Parents: Levi Barnett & Eliza Ann Sturgeon.
Paternal grandparents: Samuel Barnett & Mary Mitchell.
Maternal grandparents: Allen Sturgeon & Eliza Snodgrass.
Siblings: Mary Elizabeth.
Spouse: Edward Currie.
Spouse: Hermon Nelson Coe.

Parents: Hermon Coe & Christena L. Davis.
Siblings: Lulu, Olive.
Paternal grandparents: Moses Coe & Martha Elizabeth Boal
Maternal grandparents: Charles Davis & Angelina Brewer.
Maternal great-grandparents: Richard Davis & Anna Barbara Washburn.
Maternal great-grandparents: Ashael Brewer &Martha Day.
Maternal great-great-grandparents: John Brewer and Rachel Donovan.

Charles W. Cooper.
Parents: James K. Cooper & Jane Rebecca Lorton.
Paternal grandparents: William Cooper & Lydia Fluke.
Maternal grandparents: William Lorton & Melissa.
Siblings: Ada J., Katherine, James H., Ellen, John W.
Spouse: Myrtle Melton.
Children: Roy, Harold, Ruth.

James K. Cooper was born March 18, 1845 in OH and died Oct. 7, 1893.
Parents: William Cooper & Lydia Fluke.
Siblings: Susanna, Mary Jane, Rebecca, Jacob, Lydia, William.
Spouse: Jane Rebecca Lorton.
Children: Charles W., Ada J., Katherine B., James Harrison., Ellen, John W.

Company F, 8th Cavalry Regiment Ohio

 

ANNA B.
COTTRELL
1901 - 1982
JOHN N.
COTTRELL
1896 - 1978
CHARLEY M. COTTRELL
1860 1924
CLARA C. CRAGER
1878 - 1946

Wife of John N. Cottrell.

Parents: Charley Cottrell & Clara Boase.
Maternal grandparents: William Boase & Anna B.
Siblings: Hazle, Unknown.
Spouse: Anna B.

Charles M. Cottrell. Known as Charley.
Spouse: Clara Boase.
Children: John, Hazel, unknown.
Spouse: Goldie A.

Parents: William Boase & Anna B.
Siblings: Walter, Cecil, Mabel, Nellie, Verna.
Spouse: Charles Cottrell.
Children: John N., Hazel M., Unknown.
Spouse: Crager.

 

GEORGE CULTICE
DIED
Feb. 14, 1872
AGED
47 y's 11 m's 9 d's
SUSAN R. CULTICE
DIED
FEB. 17, 1892
AGED
69 YS. 2 MS. 25 DS.

Dear mother has laid down to sleep
On the Saviour's loving breast.
Oh dear children do not weep,
For there she will sweetly rest.

JOHN H.
Son of
GEORGE & SUSAN
CULTICE
DIED
Apr. 25, 1873
AGED
24 y's 2 m's 20 d's

Rest, brother rest, in quiet sleep
While friends in sorrow o'er you weep.
 

George H. Cultice was born March 5, 1824.
Parents: Gabriel Cultice & Susanna Marian Judy.
Siblings: Noah, Hannah, Elizabeth, Jacob, Henry, Thomas, Mary Ann, Martin, Phillip, Sarah, John Harvey.
Spouse: Susan Rebecca Williams.
Children: Walter, Jemima, John, Jane, Margaret, Martha, William, Hester, Thursa Jane, George H.

Susan Rebecca Williams was born November 28, 1822.


Parents: Jesse Williams & Sarah Rice.
Siblings:
Spouse: George H. Cultice.
Children: Walter, Jemima, John, Jane, Margaret, Martha, William, Hester, Thursa Jane, George H.

Stone signed: Maxon & Forbes

Parents: George H. Cultice & Susan Rebecca Williams.
Paternal grandparents: Gabriel Cultice & Susanna Judy.
Maternal grandparents: Jesse Williams & Sarah Rice.
Siblings: Walter, Jemima, Jane, Margaret, Martha, William, Hester, Thursa Jane, George H.

Surnames E

GEORGE ELDER
1839 - 1912
JANE A. ELDER
1843 - 1913
MAY
1872 - 1899
MATTIE
1870 - 1888
ELDER
Parents: Thomas Elder & Margery Anderson.
Siblings: Robert B., John A., Agnes, James A., David, William, Ann Elizabeth, Thomas Russell.
Spouse: Sarah Matilda Kitchen.
Children: May, Mattie.
Spouse: Jane Amanda Duval.
Children: William D., Lida, Elmer.
Jane Amanda Duval.

Parents: Louis Duval & Eliza.
Siblings: Mary, Hannah, Sarah.
Spouse: George Elder.
Children: William D., Lida, Elmer.

Parents: George Elder & Sarah Matilda Kitchen.
Step-Siblings: William D., Lida, Elmer.
Paternal grandparents: Thomas Elder & Margery Anderson.
Maternal grandparents: Abraham Kitchen & Matilda Jones.

May & Mattie's mother died a few weeks after May’s birth, the girls were raised by their step-mother, Jane Amanda Duval.

 

WILLIAM D. ELDER
1877 - 1939
ROBERT
SON OF
JOHN ELDER
DIED
APRIL 28, 1886
AGED
28 YS. 3 MS. 10 DS.
SAMUEL S. ELDER
DIED
JUNE 13, 1879
AGED
24 YS. 11 MS. 7 D.
Parents: George Elder and Jane Amanda Duval.
Siblings: Lida, Elmer.
Step-sisters: May, Mattie.
Paternal grandparents: Thomas Elder & Margery Anderson.
Maternal grandparents: Louis Duval & Eliza.
Robert Elder was born January 18, 1858.
Parents: John Elder & Phoebe Casey.
Siblings: Anne, James, Thomas, Sarah, Samuel S., Andrew, David, Charles.
Paternal grandparents: Robert Elder & Ann Ingram.
Paternal great-grandparents: Thomas Elder & Elizabeth Mary Patterson.
Samuel S. Elder was born July 7, 1850.
Parents: John Elder & Phoebe Casey.
Siblings: Anne, James, Thomas, Sarah, Andrew, David, Robert, Charles.
Paternal grandparents: Robert Elder & Ann Ingram.
Paternal great-grandparents: Thomas Elder & Elizabeth Mary Patterson.
Robert and Samuel's mother died when Robert was 2 years old, leaving their father to care for 9 children. Their father, John, lived into his 80s, never remarried and outlived most of the children; Thomas died aged 19, James died aged 23, Annie died aged 28, Sarah died aged 30, Samuel died aged 29, Robert died aged 28.

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