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Bethany Church, Turtlecreek Twp, Warren County, Ohio
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Warren County, Ohio Virtual Cemetery Project
a project of the Warren County Genealogical Society a chapter of the Ohio Genealogical Society
in partnership with the Warren County OHGenWeb Project.

Bethany Church Cemetery
Turtlecreek Township, Warren County, Ohio
(now Bethany United Church of Christ)

Index to Available Tombstone Photos
A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W XYZ [no surname] [Dunham Family Bible] [Bethany Church Cemetery Home page] [former Bethany Home Page]

According to Beers History of Warren County, a Bethany Church was located on this site as early as 1815. The first preacher, Richard Simonton was ordained on the 18th of October, 1821 and the church was formally organized as a Christian (or New Light) Church on Dec. 15, 1821. The church is now occupied by the Bethany United Church of Christ who continue to operate this active cemetery.
  • The Bethany United Church of Christ Cemetery is located in Turtlecreek Township 1026 N State Route 123 (just west of Interstate 71)
  • "Ohio Cemeteries 1803-2003" by the Ohio Genealogical Society
    • Cemetery #12293
  • Coordinates: 39° 25' 01"N, 84° 09' 21"W
  • RTS: Range 3 North, Township 5 East, Section 22 [per Warren County Auditor site]
  • RTS: Range 3 North, Township 5 East, Section 23 [per 1867 Warren County Wall Map]
Warner's 1867 Wall Map of Warren County, Range 3 North, Township 5 East, Section 23
Variant Names:  

WPA Veteran Grave Registration Project, Page 40 Bethany Cemetery No. 8
The WPA listed 23 veterans on their plat map as shown in the table. We were not able to find information to confirm service of five of them. We do not know of a Joseph L. Hathaway buried here.
We have identified at least 57 other veterans buried at Bethany Cemetery including 3 from the War of 1812, 6 from the Civil War, 2 from the Spanish American War, 11 World War I vets, 32 World War II vets, 2 Korean War vets, 1 Vietnam War vet and 1 casualty from the Middle East Conflicts.

Lot Grave War Conflict Name Comments
218 2 19 Civil War Albertson, Josh.  
144 1 19 Civil War Ayersman, Dan'l.  
211 8 1 Revolutionary War Banta, Peter  
215 1 19 Civil War Brown, Isaac W.  
212 1 19 Civil War Brown, J. R.  
88 2 19 Civil War Brown, Josiah A.  
30 1 19 Civil War Brown, Norman  
145 1 19 Civil War Burns, Henry  
48 1 19 Civil War Hatfield, Lew. P.  
202 3 19 Civil War Hatfield, Jno. W.  
211 2 19 Civil War Hathaway, Jos. L. no records found
206 3 19 Civil War Hunter, Jos. L.  
144 2 10 War of 1812 Jack, Sam'l S.  
48 3 33 Other Service Jack, T. S. no records found
7 4 19 Civil War LeFever, Jno.  
108 1 31 World War I Lyons, Art. L.  
201 2 19 Civil War Maple, Wm.  
204 4 19 Civil War Nixon, Jno. no service information
58 5 19 Civil War Stephenson, M. L. no service information
16 7 19 Civil War St. John, D. F.  
23 1 19 Civil War Stokes, Ben'j. F.  
23 1 19 Civil War Tremble, Jno. H.  
30 2 19 Civil War Walker, Jno. L. no service information
7 4 31 Other Service Winkler, Alb. World War I Vet


Photographic Records. [Click on the thumbnail images for larger photos]
[To contribute your photos email them in jpg format to Arne Trelvik with any other details that you would like to share]
  Looking south from road Looking at Row X Looking east from road Looking east
Looking south Looking southeast Looking West Old Section    


     Old Bible inside donated (or owned) by Mrs Wm Dunham (probably William Henry Dunham which would make her Lydia Wilgus Dunham)
images contributed by Christopher Strauss 9 Mar 2005


Index to Available Tombstone Photos
A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W XYZ [no surname] [Dunham Family Bible] [Bethany Church Cemetery Home page] [former Bethany Home Page]

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This page created 9 January 2007 and last updated 26 February, 2013
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