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 record of interment 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 34 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 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 (Rose Hill Mason Cemetery / Rose Hill Cemetery) in “Ohio Cemeteries 1803-2003”, compiled by the Ohio Genealogical Society.
The cemetery is registered with the Ohio Division of Real Estate and Professional Licensing (ODRE) as Rose Hill Cemetery with registration license number CGR.0000980117.
The U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) Geographic Names Information System (GNIS) feature ID for the cemetery is 1045183 (Rose Hill Cemetery).
GPS Coordinates: 39.3547, -84.3119
- Added: 2 Jan 2000
- Find A Grave Cemetery: #43004
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