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  • 17-45 Grave marker of Dr. Oliver Bigelow 17-45 Grave marker of Dr. Oliver Bigelow
  • 17-45 New Bigelow Cemetery Marker Rear 17-45 New Bigelow Cemetery Marker Rear
  • 17-45 New Bigelow Cemetery Marker Front 17-45 New Bigelow Cemetery Marker Front
  • 17-45 Johnstown Cemetery 17-45 Johnstown Cemetery
  • 17-45 Johnstown Cemetery War Veterans 17-45 Johnstown Cemetery War Veterans
Title, side A
Bigelow Cemetery
Title, side B
Bigelow Cemetery War Veterans
Text, side A
In 1810, Dr. Oliver Bigelow from Lansing, New York purchased a 4,000 acre tract of land in Monroe Township for $10,000. Dr. Bigelow planned to build a town. After mapping out streets, the town square, and a cemetery, he named the village Johnstown. Dr. Bigelow was the town's first medical doctor and the first mayor. He died on November 5, 1817 and was buried in Bigelow Cemetery. Located in the southwest corner of the village, the cemetery became the resting place for more than 275 early residents as well as veterans of three wars. Their grave markers, though weathered by the seasons, serve as a reminder of their great contributions to their community and the nation.
Text, side B
Revolutionary War Elijah Adams; Oliver Bigelow, M.D.; Benjamin DeWolf; Caleb Hill; Abel Jewett; John (Jacob) Martin; Thomas Perkins; Moses Scovill, Thomas Scovill, Peter Stevens War of 1812 Claudius Brittell, David Buxton, Joseph Evans, Daniel Gardner, Stephen Grove, Isreal Harding, Emanuel Hoover, Samuel Hoover, Samuel Martindale, David Scovill Civil War John Adams, Leroy Bell, Albert Cady, John Cummins, Samuel DeWolf, Charles Peck, Israel Scovill
Address
NW of and behind 210 W. Coshocton Street
Johnstown, OH 43031
Location
This marker replaced the Johnstown Cemetery marker.
Coordinates
Latitude: 40.152451, Longitude: -82.690437.
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