Pioneer Cemetery in Lebanon, Ohio   Save
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Description: Reverse reads "Warren Co., Lebanon, O., Mar. 24, 1938. Old Cemetery and Church". The Pioneer Cemetery occupies one city block in Lebanon, Ohio and is bounded by West Main Street, South West Street, West Mulberry Street, and South Harrison Street. There is a wrought iron arch at the corner of West Main Street and South West Street that reads "Pioneer Cemetery 1799." The white church with Doric columns is located at the corner of West Mulberry Street and Ross Street. The graveyard used to be split into two halves, the north being the Baptist Cemetery and the south being the Methodist Cemetery. Because of this, it is sometimes called the Pioneer - Old Baptist - Old Methodist Cemetery. The large rounded gravestone on the right in the photograph reads "Sacred. To the memory of Ichabod Corwin. who departed this life Oct. 26th, 1834: Aged 67 years. The deceased was the settler in the place where Lebanon stands: March ? 1796. 'And I heard a voice from heaven saying unto me, Write, Blessed are the dead which die in the Lord from henceforth.'." The center gravestone of the three reads: "Sacred to the Memory of Sarah, Consort of Ichabod Corwin, Who departed this life on the 3rd day of May 1852. Aged 81 years. She was a member of the Baptist Church for 65 years her life was ? ? to the doctrine of Christ and her death that of a ? happy and consistent CHRISTIAN. Her remains sleep herein, Jesus ? the ? of her Savior. Blessed are the dead who die in the Lord, Amen. She ? nearly two hundred of her descendants for ? that they might follow her example as she followed Christ. What joyful meeting, that in the bright realms of..." The leftmost gravestone in the grouping of three reads, "In memory of Ichabod Corwin who was born March 30, 1808 and died October 2, 1843 aged 35 years." View on Ohio Memory.
Image ID: SA1039AV_B03F06_009_001
Subjects: Churches--Ohio; Cemeteries--Ohio--Warren County
Places: Lebanon (Ohio); Warren County (Ohio)