Also known as: Deersville Methodist Episcopal Cemetery, Deersville United Methodist Cemetery, Old Deersville Cemetery, Old Deersville Methodist Episcopal Cemetery
Postal Code: 44699
|Cemetery notes and/or description:|
Old Deersville Cemetery is located to the rear and west side of the Deersville Methodist Church on Main Street in Deersville (Franklin Township), Harrison county, Ohio. Unlike most early settlements, Deersville had one cemetery. Members of other churches were buried there. Most of the burials were in the eighteen hundreds. Patterson Union cemetery, across the street, has most of the burials in the nineteen hundreds. Deersville is at the crossroads of county roads 2 and 21. Since it is located in the corner of Franklin Township by Stock, Nottingham, and Washington Townships, many of the people buried here lived in the other tonwships. It is the southwest quarter of section 25, township 12, range 6.
Source: Franklin, Stock & Washington Township Cemeteries (Harrison County, Ohio) published 1987 by The Harrison County Genealogical Society
The cemetery is located in Franklin Township, Harrison County, Ohio, and is # 15276 (Old Deersville Methodist Episcopal Cemetery) in “Ohio Cemeteries 1803-2003”, compiled by the Ohio Genealogical Society.
The U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) Geographic Names Information System (GNIS) feature ID for the cemetery is 1699590 (Deersville Methodist Episcopal Cemetery / Deersville Union Cemetery / Old Deersville Cemetery / Patterson Cemetery).
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