Saint Johns Cemetery

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Saint Johns Cemetery

Also known as Saint Johns Lutheran Cemetery

Location
County Road F and County Road 16C
Holgate, Henry County, Ohio, 43527 USA
Memorials 519 added (91% photographed)

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This cemetery and Saint Peters Cemetery are adjacent and separated by an east-west driveway that exits County Road 16C about 350 feet north of its intersection with County Road F.

Saint Johns Cemetery is to the south of the driveway continuing to County Road F.

Saint Peters Cemetery is to the north of the drive - closest to Holgate. Land for Saint Peters Lutheran Cemetery was purchased in May 1906.

The majority of Saint Peters founding charter members (or members or their families) had been Saint Johns members prior. At the time of the breakaway, Saint Johns was Missouri Synod and conducted services in the German language. The young people differed in doctrine and wanted English spoken at services. The newer church, Saint Peters, affiliated first as Evangelical, later LCA -Lutheran Church in America, and then as a member of ELCA (Evangelical Lutheran Church in America).

The cemetery is located in Pleasant Township, Henry County, Ohio, and is # 5102 (Saint Johns Lutheran Cemetery / Saint Johns 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 St. John Lutheran Church Cemetery with registration license number CBR.2016005685.
The U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) Geographic Names Information System (GNIS) feature ID for the cemetery is 1050170 (Saint Johns Cemetery).

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GPS Coordinates: 41.2394, -84.1464

  • Added: 2 Jan 2000
  • Find A Grave Cemetery: #43099