Warren County Genealogical Society
Warren County, Ohio
Chapter of Ohio Genealogical Society

Friends Turtlecreek Cemetery
Turtlecreek Township

 

(513) 695-1144

 


406 Justice Drive, Lebanon, Ohio 45036
Hours: 9 AM-4 PM Monday through Friday

Driving Directions

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Alphabetical Surname Index Cemetery Description Virtual Cemetery Cemetery Main Page


This online index only lists the individual, death date (if known) and reference page. We are creating a master index of everyone who is buried in this county and their burial location to aid researchers. We are especially in need of people buried here who have no stones or whose stones no longer exist. If you have any of this information or if you have additional information for anyone who is buried in this cemetery, please email the Warren County Genealogical Society.

 

Cemetery Description

Cemetery Name

Turtlecreek

Variant Name(s) Friends Turtlecreek

Minst Cemetery name listed in Warren County Property Records. 
CAUTION:
  The Minst name is a variant name for the Jeffery Cemetery located on private property south of this cemetery in Section 7, Township 4, Range 4.

Township

Turtlecreek

Status

Inactive

First Known Burial

1814

General Condition

Average Maintenance

Tombstone Condition

Good

OGS Cemetery #

14208

Location:

East side of Waynesville Road, 4/10 mile north of Hatfield Road near 2530 Waynesville Rd.

Coordinates:

39 28' 12.23" N, 84 07' 25.59" W

STR/ VMD

Section 8, Township 4 East, Range 4 North

Property Account:

5323576

Parcel ID:

09081000010

Map:

GIS Map of Location      Plat Map      Township Map 

 

Cemetery History

This location was the site of the Turtle Creek Friends Preparative Meeting and cemetery which was established in 1806.  See details and photo below.  This cemetery is fenced and locked.  The tombstones are located in the north quarter of the cemetery. 

We know of 104 burials in the cemetery ranging from 1814 (Eunice Hollingsworth) to the 1953 burial of Douglas Hollingsworth
CAUTION:
  There is also a Turtlecreek Cemetery on State Route 48 that was originally known as the Kirby Cemetery. FindAGrave, has mixed burials from both cemeteries together under the name Turtlecreek Cemetery.

Civil War veterans include: Lewis G. Kuhn, George Hidee,William Schuyler and Michael M. Young. 

Turtle Creek Preparative Meeting.
Photo taken in May, 1983 by Duncan Hill and submitted by his father, Thomas C. Hill who also provided the following:
 
Superior Meetings: Miami M.M., Miami Q.M., Indiana Y.M. until 1891, Wilmington Y.M. after 1892
Established: Indulged 10 Apr 1806
Worship 14 Aug 1824
Preparative 14 May 1859
Laid Down: Worship Nov 1915
Preparative 31 May 1942 (attached to Harveysburg)

"Property of Meetings in Wilmington Yearly Meeting" by Thomas C. Hill at http://www2.wilmington.edu/academics/documents/WYMDeedsto25January2010.pdf
Pages 67 & 68 provide a detailed history of the property to include the following:

17 Jun 1819 Henry & Martha Steddom deeded the property to John Steddom et.al. for use of the Turtle Creek Meeting of the Society of Friends
17 May 1947 Trustees of the Wilmington Yearly Meeting deeded the property to Dr. R. P. Steddom
6 Apr 1950 Will of Rice P. Steddom admitted to Probate. It establishes a Charitable Trust for the care of the Turtle Creek Graveyard.
28 Nov 1983 Judgment of Warren County Common Pleas Court (Case No. 3810) authorizing the razing of the meeting house and treating the meeting house grounds as part of the cemetery.

 

Cemetery Transcriptions

  • D.A.R. Turtlecreek Chapter & Warren County Historical Society (available at the Historical Society Library)
    • Early Vital Records Volume 4, pages 36-39 & Volume 10, pages 6-11
  • Warren County Genealogical Society
    • Warren County Cemetery Records Volume 6 pages 411-413 lists 97 burials based on a reading of the cemetery done in 1984 by Chester & Betty Dunn and Evelyn Preest.
      See WCGS website at http://www.co.warren.oh.us/genealogy/cem/Turtlecreek.htm
    • Our thanks to Dana Palmer who visited the cemetery on 24 & 26 October 2009 and photographed all extant gravestones for the "Warren County Virtual Cemetery" Project. Her photos have been added to this website and her efforts will be incorporated into the new cemetery books planned by the society. Dana found all but one of the graves listed in the 1984 reading plus 7 additional gravestones that were not included in the 1984 reading.
      We still need a photo of the gravestone for Narcissa P. Steddom, wife of Isaac K. Steddom, b. 26 Apr 1828, d. 25 Aug 1891
  • Other Known Transcriptions
    • None known of

Gravestone Images

Gravestone photos for the Warren County, Ohio Virtual Cemetery Project are being posted to the Warren County OHGenWeb Project
To view images ===> Friends Turtlecreek Cemetery
To submit images ==> email to Arne H. Trelvik at atrelvik@gmail.com [please send high resolution digital images if available]

 

Alphabetical Index

A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z

Photo # Deceased Death Military Cemetery Vol Page Twp.
A Armitage, Edwin 1946   Turtlecreek Friends 6 411 Turtlecreek
  Armitage, Elizabeth W. 1881   Turtlecreek Friends 6 411 Turtlecreek
  Armitage, Mark 1880   Turtlecreek Friends 6 411 Turtlecreek
  Armitage, Myrtle K. 1921   Turtlecreek Friends 6 411 Turtlecreek
G Graham, Anna R. 1917   Turtlecreek Friends 6 412 Turtlecreek
H Hidee, Geo. [no dates] Civil War Turtlecreek Friends 6 411 Turtlecreek
  Hollingsworth, A.[bram] 1905   Turtlecreek Friends 6 413 Turtlecreek
  Hollingsworth, Abraham 1849   Turtlecreek Friends photo   Turtlecreek
  Hollingsworth, Albert R. 1923   Turtlecreek Friends 6 413 Turtlecreek
  Hollingsworth, Alpheus D. 1946   Turtlecreek Friends 6 412 Turtlecreek
  Hollingsworth, Angelina E. 1880   Turtlecreek Friends 6 412 Turtlecreek
  Hollingsworth, C[eleste]. S. 1927   Turtlecreek Friends 6 413 Turtlecreek
  Hollingsworth, C[larence]. Wildie 1897   Turtlecreek Friends 6 413 Turtlecreek
  Hollingsworth, Douglas 1953   Turtlecreek Friends 6 412 Turtlecreek
  Hollingsworth, Elwood 1897   Turtlecreek Friends 6 412 Turtlecreek
  Hollingsworth, Eunice 1814   Turtlecreek Friends 6 413 Turtlecreek
  Hollingsworth, Francina Wilda 1898   Turtlecreek Friends 6 413 Turtlecreek
  Hollingsworth, infant son of E & A. E. [no dates]   Turtlecreek Friends 6 412 Turtlecreek
  Hollingsworth, J. Gurney 1865   Turtlecreek Friends 6 412 Turtlecreek
  Hollingsworth, Jabez 1883   Turtlecreek Friends 6 413 Turtlecreek
  Hollingsworth, Jabez 1885   Turtlecreek Friends 6 413 Turtlecreek
  Hollingsworth, John 1885   Turtlecreek Friends 6 413 Turtlecreek
  Hollingsworth, Joseph 1882   Turtlecreek Friends 6 413 Turtlecreek
  Hollingsworth, Laura 1909   Turtlecreek Friends 6 413 Turtlecreek
  Hollingsworth, Lena 1892   Turtlecreek Friends 6 413 Turtlecreek
  Hollingsworth, Mary J. 1852   Turtlecreek Friends 6 412 Turtlecreek
  Hollingsworth, Sally 1892   Turtlecreek Friends 6 413 Turtlecreek
  Hollingsworth, Sarah 1849   Turtlecreek Friends 6 412 Turtlecreek
Need photo Hollingsworth, W. L. 1862   Turtlecreek Friends 6 412 Turtlecreek
  Hollingsworth, Wm. 1863   Turtlecreek Friends photo   Turtlecreek
  Hollingsworth, Wm. Francis 1867   Turtlecreek Friends 6 412 Turtlecreek
J John, Isaac 1843   Turtlecreek Friends 6 412 Turtlecreek
  John, Rhoda 1845   Turtlecreek Friends 6 412 Turtlecreek
  John, Sam'l. J. 1841   Turtlecreek Friends 6 412 Turtlecreek
K Kersey, Anna 1867   Turtlecreek Friends 6 412 Turtlecreek
  Kersey, Anna 1844   Turtlecreek Friends 6 413 Turtlecreek
  Kersey, Arena E. 1924   Turtlecreek Friends 6 412 Turtlecreek
  Kersey, Eleazar 1891   Turtlecreek Friends 6 412 Turtlecreek
  Kersey, Elizabeth A. 1905   Turtlecreek Friends 6 412 Turtlecreek
  Kersey, Ellen 1865   Turtlecreek Friends 6 412 Turtlecreek
  Kersey, Eva G. 1872   Turtlecreek Friends 6 412 Turtlecreek
  Kersey, Fannie H. 1900   Turtlecreek Friends 6 412 Turtlecreek
  Kersey, Gertrude Hill 1910   Turtlecreek Friends 6 412 Turtlecreek
  Kersey, Henry [no dates]   Turtlecreek Friends 6 413 Turtlecreek
  Kersey, John 1868   Turtlecreek Friends photo   Turtlecreek
  Kersey, Mary C. 1865   Turtlecreek Friends 6 412 Turtlecreek
  Kersey, Nora 1898   Turtlecreek Friends 6 412 Turtlecreek
  Kersey, Samuel 1897   Turtlecreek Friends 6 412 Turtlecreek
  Kersey, Thomas C. 1901   Turtlecreek Friends 6 412 Turtlecreek
  Kersey, William Rufus 1944   Turtlecreek Friends 6 412 Turtlecreek
  Kuhn, Lewis G. 1893 Civil War Turtlecreek Friends 6 411 Turtlecreek
  Kuhn, Maria E. 1935   Turtlecreek Friends 6 411 Turtlecreek
M Mather, Lurana S. 1852   Turtlecreek Friends 6 413 Turtlecreek
  McCurdy, Charity E. 1882   Turtlecreek Friends 6 411 Turtlecreek
  Mote, Edwin L. 1856   Turtlecreek Friends 6 411 Turtlecreek
  Mote, John H. 1896   Turtlecreek Friends 6 411 Turtlecreek
  Mote, Lydia A. Harvey 1883   Turtlecreek Friends 6 411 Turtlecreek
N Neumann, August 1901   Turtlecreek Friends 6 411 Turtlecreek
  Neumann, Franciska 1899   Turtlecreek Friends 6 411 Turtlecreek
  Neumann, Juliana 1858   Turtlecreek Friends 6 411 Turtlecreek
  Neumann, Laura 1949   Turtlecreek Friends 6 411 Turtlecreek
  Neumann, Maria 1853   Turtlecreek Friends 6 411 Turtlecreek
  Neumann, Rudolph 1858   Turtlecreek Friends 6 411 Turtlecreek
S H. S.  [footstone] 1822   Turtlecreek Friends photo   Turtlecreek
  J. S. [footstone] [no dates]   Turtlecreek Friends photo   Turtlecreek
  M. S. [footstone] 1842   Turtlecreek Friends photo   Turtlecreek
  Schuyler, Wm. [no dates] Civil War Turtlecreek Friends photo   Turtlecreek
  Sherwood, Margaret A. H. 1867   Turtlecreek Friends 6 412 Turtlecreek
  Steddom, Albert W. 1858   Turtlecreek Friends photo   Turtlecreek
  Steddom, Alice 1865   Turtlecreek Friends 6 412 Turtlecreek
  Steddom, Alpheus 1863   Turtlecreek Friends 6 411 Turtlecreek
  Steddom, Anna 1881   Turtlecreek Friends 6 411 Turtlecreek
  Steddom, Bruce A. 1914   Turtlecreek Friends 6 411 Turtlecreek
  Steddom, E. A. 1854   Turtlecreek Friends 6 412 Turtlecreek
  Steddom, Elizabeth C. 1938   Turtlecreek Friends 6 411 Turtlecreek
  Steddom, Esther P. 1916   Turtlecreek Friends 6 412 Turtlecreek
  Steddom, Evelyn Kinsey 1910   Turtlecreek Friends 6 412 Turtlecreek
  Steddom, Isaac K. 1897   Turtlecreek Friends 6 411 Turtlecreek
  Steddom, Isaac Roy 1874   Turtlecreek Friends 6 411 Turtlecreek
  Steddom, John 1855   Turtlecreek Friends 6 412 Turtlecreek
  Steddom, John F. 1879   Turtlecreek Friends 6 412 Turtlecreek
  Steddom, John W. 1887   Turtlecreek Friends 6 411 Turtlecreek
  Steddom, Margery 1851   Turtlecreek Friends 6 412 Turtlecreek
  Steddom, Martha 1853   Turtlecreek Friends 6 413 Turtlecreek
  Steddom, Mira M. 1896   Turtlecreek Friends 6 411 Turtlecreek
  Steddom, Moses 1893   Turtlecreek Friends 6 412 Turtlecreek
  Steddom, Narcissa P. 1891   Turtlecreek Friends 6 411 Turtlecreek
  Steddom, Rice Price 1949   Turtlecreek Friends 6 412 Turtlecreek
  Steddom, Sallie C. 1860   Turtlecreek Friends 6 412 Turtlecreek
  Steddom, Samuel 1871   Turtlecreek Friends photo   Turtlecreek
  Steddom, Samuel T. 1895   Turtlecreek Friends 6 412 Turtlecreek
  Steddom, Sarah Anna 1877   Turtlecreek Friends 6 412 Turtlecreek
  Steddom, Sarah P. 1901   Turtlecreek Friends 6 412 Turtlecreek
  Steddom, Seth 1849   Turtlecreek Friends 6 412 Turtlecreek
  Steddom, Susanna 1871   Turtlecreek Friends photo   Turtlecreek
  Steddom, Wm. C. 1920   Turtlecreek Friends 6 411 Turtlecreek

T

Thompson, Joseph 1851   Turtlecreek Friends 6 412 Turtlecreek
Y Young, Bridget 1895   Turtlecreek Friends 6 411 Turtlecreek
  Young, Eleanor 1900   Turtlecreek Friends 6 411 Turtlecreek
  Young, Henry B. 1899   Turtlecreek Friends 6 411 Turtlecreek
  Young, James 1903   Turtlecreek Friends 6 411 Turtlecreek
  Young, John 1842   Turtlecreek Friends 6 412 Turtlecreek
  Young, Lucinda B. 1877   Turtlecreek Friends 6 411 Turtlecreek
  Young, Mary J. 1882   Turtlecreek Friends 6 411 Turtlecreek
  Young, Michael M. 1892 Civil War Turtlecreek Friends 6 411 Turtlecreek
  Young, Rachel 1834   Turtlecreek Friends 6 412 Turtlecreek

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