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Mrs. Ivy Viola Lute

“Mrs. Ivy Viola Lute, 77, of Tatman Road, McDermott, died at 4 a.m. Sunday in Portsmouth General Hospital following a stroke which she suffered Thursday at her home. Born April 8, 1876, in Scioto County, she was a daughter of George and Drucilla Crabtree Lute. She was married to Daniel F. Lute who preceded her …

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A Virtual Tour of Cissa-Patterson Cemetery

On February 1, 2024, we had the opportunity to visit the small family cemetery of Cissna-Patterson. This visit was made possible by the diligent efforts of the Works Progress Administration (WPA) in the 1930s and the recent work of Paul Goode, Doug Williams, and Patty Robinson from the Seal Township Office. Thanks to their dedication, …

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A Virtual Tour of Worley’s Run Cemetery

During our visit to Worley’s Run Cemetery in Nile Township, Scioto County, Ohio, on December 3, 2023, we were immersed in the distinctive character of rural burial grounds that serves the needs of specific communities. This site exemplifies the blend of historical and currently active cemeteries, illustrating the evolution of burial practices within a smaller …

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Sexton’s Report of Burials for December 1871

“1st- Charles Lawson, aged twenty years.1st- John Speed, aged eighty-six years; heart disease.3rd- Mrs. Philippa Davy, aged eighty years.4th- Elizabeth Nichel, aged sixty-six years, two months and five days; disease dropsy.5th- Mrs. Elizabeth Reinhart, aged forty-one years, five months and eight days; disease in ward sickness.5th- Harry Gregory, aged sixteen years and seven days; disease …

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A Virtual Tour of Hayward-Newland Cemetery

On January 13, 2024, facing an impending snowstorm in the Southern Ohio Valley, we seized the opportunity to explore remote cemeteries. Earlier, while mapping Vernon Township cemeteries, we had noticed a cluster with imprecise locations and vague directions. Confident in our existing evidence and ability, we ventured out, aiming to visit and accurately record these …

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A Virtual Tour of Seymore Cemetery

Back in the warmer weather of June 2022 we had the opportunity to visit Seymore Cemetery, in Washington Township, Scioto County, Ohio. I had first seen mention of this cemetery in the WPA created maps of veterans burials held by the Scioto County Recorder’s office. These maps only noted the burials of veterans who were …

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A Virtual Tour of Chaffin Cemetery #1

In Lyra, Vernon Township, Ohio, we visited the small stone-wall-enclosed family burying ground of Reuben Chaffin. For years, the low wall had shielded the three graves from animals and the elements, and on this day, it protected us from the cold wind cutting across the open fields. The stark reality revealed by the headstones is …

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A Virtual Tour of Holt Cemetery

Embark on a virtual journey through the hauntingly beautiful Holt Cemetery in Nile Township, Scioto County, Ohio. As the camera gently glides over weathered headstones adorned with tales of lives lived, viewers are transported to a serene resting place where history whispers through the rustling leaves. The video captures the essence of this tranquil cemetery, …