(The following was written by Nola Freeman, and is reprinted from “Reflections”, a collection of local stories available at the Grove City Welcome Center and Museum).

The following is a partial listing of the persons buried in the Alton cemetery. This listing is not included in the Franklin-Prairie Township cemetery book.

 

BEATTY, Ambrose      Died Feb 18, 1855      Aged 21 y, 8 m, 29 days

BOWEN, Ann      Wife of L. Bowen      Died Feb, 26, 1862      Aged 16 y

BOWEN, Isaac      Died June 8, 1860      Aged 55 y

COLE, Abram B.      Son of D.B. and M. Cole      Died April 15, 1847      Aged 24 days

DAUGHERTY, James W.      Son of J. and M. Daugherty      Aged 9 y, 12 days

FIPPEN, Mary      Died Nov 12, 1868      Aged 71 y, 5 m, 20 days

FOLEY, Levi      Died Nov 12, 1849      Aged 22 y, 9 m, 18 days

GRAY, Daniel W.      Son of J. and R. Gray      Died March 17, 1858      Aged 2 y

HAMMOND, John      Co. C 40th Inf.

HOPPER, Alex      Died Aug 19, 1849

INGALLS, Isaac      Son of H and E. Ingalls      Died June 19, 1858      13 y, 3 m, 28 days

INGERSOLL, John      Son of E. and M. Ingersoll      Died Aug. 9, 1850      Aged 21 y, 5m

INGERSOLL, Samuel      Son of E. and M. Ingersoll      Died Aug. 8, 1850      Aged 19 y, 6m, 20 days

KITZMILLER, Mary      Daughter of Emanuel and Catherine Kitzmiller      Died July 4, 1844      Aged 16 y

O’HARRA, Adeline Beatty      April 9, 1870

O’HARRA, J.T.      Co. C95th Inf.      April 7, 1870

SLY, Susan      Wife of Henry Sly      Died June 2, 1867      Aged 86 y

SYLVESTER, Malenda      Wife of B.f. Sylvester      Died Aug 14, 1860      Aged 34 y, 9 m

SYLVESTER, Sarah E.      Daughter of B.F. and M. Sylvester      Died Oct 6, 1857      Aged 8 m, 10 d

THOMPSON, Fannie

WARRELL, Caroline      Daugher of Sam’l and M. Warrell      Aged 9 y, 7 m, 21 days

WILLSON, Christin O.      Died Sept. 5, 1852      Aged 29 y, 5 m, 4 days

WILLSON, Emily      Wife of Christin O. Willson      Died Sept. 15, 1852      Aged 34 y, 29 d