Swamp College Cemetery (Beaver Cemetery)
Celina, Mercer County, Ohio
Lat: 40° 32' 14"N, Lon: 84° 39' 31"W
Jefferson Twp, Sec 8
To reach cemetery take Rt. 29, west out of Celina, OH., to Karch Rd., south. The Cemetery is located on both sides of the road.
On Apr 27, 1866, John Patterson Redman deeded, to the trustees of Beaver Cemetery, one acre of land for a cemetery, on the east side of Karch Rd. On Mar 07, 1888, John again deeded one acre, and a third time, on Apr 13, 1888, deeded another acre. On Aug 03, 1887, David H. Richardson, and his wife, Mary, deeded 45/100 of an acre. David and Mary sold another 5 acres to the trustees on Jan 29, 1914, also to be used for cemetery purposes, creating a new section on the west side of Karch Rd. This cemetery is well kept and still being used.
This is not a complete listing of burials! The records below were provided by contributors to Cemetery Records Online. last edited Jun 30, 2006. Total records = 15.
- [LD] Lynn Davis [firstname.lastname@example.org]
Allison, Nancy B.(Spillers), b. 1860, d. 1927, d/o George & Mary
Boley, James Cloyral, b. 13 Feb 1924, d. 17 Sep 2001
Burch, Anson, b. 17 Feb 1845, d. 3 Sep 1914, s/o Zebulon & Sarah
Burch, Dorcy, b. 17 Mar 1850, d. 18 Jul 1914, s/o Zebulon & Sarah
Burch, Emma Roy (Mead), b. 11 Feb 1854, d. 19 Aug 1891, w/o Dorcey
Burch, Eunice, d. 1871, age: 16?y, d/o Zebulon & Sarah
Burch, Isral, b. 1839, d. 1870, age: 31y, s/o Zebulon & Sarah
Burch, Joseph Z., b. 1886, d. 1926, s/o Dorcey & Emma
Burch, Nathan Dorcy, b. 24 Jun 1884, d. 25 Sep 1941, s/o Dorcey & Emma
Burch, Sarah (Burch), d. 8 Oct 1897, age: 77y, 3mo 4da, w/o Zebulon
Burch, Zebulon, b. 1809, d. 1870, age: 61y
Davis, Ben F., b. 1871, d. 1926
Davis, Katie (Deitsch?), b. 1872, d. 1950, w/o Ben, "Asleep in Jesus, gone but not forgotten"
Spillers, George, b. 1852, d. 1923
Spillers, Mary (Burch), b. 1865, d. 1919, w/o George, d/o Zebulon
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