|Photo of Cornersburg Cemetery|
|"Location: Extreme northeast corner of Canfield Township. On Tippecanoe Road just south of its intersection with U.S. Rte 62 at Cornersburg. On west side of road.|
Earliest burial: 1810. Cemetery still in occasional use. Although it is geographically on the Canfield side of the township line, Austintown Township officials are responsible for its maintenance and current records.
This early cemetery had been essentially a community cemetery for most of its existence, with no strong religious affiliation. A log church at this site is said to have been used early by the Baptists, who had formerly been meeting in Osborne's schoolhouse, but most of that congregation became members of the Disciple Church at Four Mile Run in Austintown Township. A union church stood here at the turn of the century and is now a remodeled Baptist Chapel, but it has no connection with the cemetery.
In one sense it is a family cemetery. Nicholas Osborne, who had extensive land holdings here and over the line in Youngstown Township, was buried here in 1814 and there are stones for many of his large family as well as affiliated families who came with the Osbornes from Virginia.
Because of its location at the junction of four townships – Austintown, Boardman, Canfield, and Youngstown - Residents of all these townships will be found in this cemetery, as well as members of the same families who are buried at Old North Cemetery." - Canfield Twp. Cemetery & Death Records, Mahoning Co. OH, 1983 p. 63
Added by: Jennifer L. Neff
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