Sugar Creek Baptist Church Cemetery

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Sugar Creek Baptist Church Cemetery
Also known as:  Old Centerville Cemetery

  • N. Main Street (Ohio State Route 725), Centerville, Montgomery County, Ohio, 45459 USA
  • 651 Memorials added (68% photographed)

Sugar Creek Baptist Church Cemetery (East side of 725, northeast of Bill's Donut Shop and south of Williamsburg Lane)

This cemetery should not be confused with the other "Sugar Creek Baptist Chuch Cemetery" a short distance away in Washington Court House.

Below posted by Washington Township Government, Montgomery Co, OH at http://www.washingtontwp.org/cem/index.html
"Historical Briefs of the Cemeteries
Sugar Creek Baptist Church Cemetery (Northeast of Bill's Donut Shop)
The first recorded meeting of the Sugar Creek Baptists (now Centerville Baptist Church) was November 2, 1799. In 1802, property was purchased from Aaron Nutt and by 1803 a meeting house was erected on the west side of the cemetery. Early residents traveled to the church on trails which were blazed through the wilderness from settlements five miles away. On July 4, 1807, the church trustees appointed Benjamin Robbins and Whitely Hatfield "to lay off a burial ground in proper manner." Additions to the cemetery continued until 1868, which extended the cemetery to its present boundaries. Many early settlers, including veterans of the Revolutionary and other wars, are interred there."

The cemetery is located in Washington Township, Montgomery County, Ohio and is # 8418 (Old Centerville Cemetery / Sugar Creek Baptist 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 1960379 (Old Centerville Cemetery).

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GPS Coordinates: 39.63675, -84.15797

  • Added: 19 Sep 2006
  • Find A Grave Cemetery: #2189628