Sunday, May 10, 2009

Marissa Cemetery (Continued)

The front of the stone has just the surname JOHNSON.

On one side is engraved:
James Johnson, Born Feb. 25, 1847, Died July 7, 1907

On other side:
Sarah, Wife of James Johnson, Born May 31, 1850, Died Nov. 5, 1916

[Note: Sarah's maiden name was Smith.]

JOHNSON is on top of stone.

Inscription on front reads:

Wm. H. Johnson
Aug. 18, 1869

Feb. 11, 1900

[Note: William was the son of Sarah and James above.]

This stone sits beside the above stone.

Sept. 15, 1878
Jan. 24, 1965

[Note: Edward was the son of Sarah and James.]


Edwin, Dec. 3, 1889, Dec. 29, 1980
Rose, June 27, 1891, Dec. 22, 1959

[Note: Rose's maiden name was Johnson.]

While this stone's markings have worn away, it is the stone for Thomas Smith, Jr. According to the Marissa Cemetery book and family sources, it originally was ingraved:

Thomas Smith, Emigrated from Antrim County,
Died Nov. 2, 1879, Aged 67

1 comment:

Sinter Knicker said...

If you are ever in Lancaster, you are not far from the Amish cemetery where the five girls from the 2006 shooting are buried.

Here are some pictures: