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The cemetery was officially established in 1868. It is believed that Charles H. Shurts who died 26 August 1868 is the first person buried here. The first ROI entry is in 1874 for John Irwin. Tombstones death dates predate 1868 due to individuals who were moved and re-interred here from other cemeteries. Burials may have also occurred prior to the cemetery creation. The cemetery is 33 acres in size, and includes many veterans. Revolutionary war veterans include: Jonathan Holcomb and William Mason. War of 1812 Veterans include: Ellis C. Kitchel and Mason Seward.
The cemetery is 34 acres in size and is owned and maintained by Deerfield Township. The cemetery office is in the cemetery itself in a white building on the north side toward the rear of the cemetery.
The cemetery is located in the city of Mason, Warren County, Ohio, and is # 12219 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 1045183 (Rose Hill Cemetery).