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THE TOMLINSON CEMETERY Warren County, Indiana The Tomlinson Cemeterywas establishedat a later date and is very well kept and mowed. The 1966 History of Warren County gives this information on page 115: Jesse and Mary (McFarland) Tomlinson had a large family and Mary's sister Jane also lived with them. Since the cemeteries at West Lebanon and Baltimore seemed too distant, and since Mrs. Tomlinson did not care for the location of the Sisson Cemetery, they decided to make one of their own. There is a tradition that the first grave was that of a little child who died in the spring while Opossum Run was at flood stage. It being impossible to cross to Sisson, the burial was made at the new site. Jesse Tomlinson deeded this acre to himself as a "sacred burial ground" for him and his family. Most of the family were buried here and the cemetery remains today. The lad for this family cemetery was set aside in the second codicil of Jesse Tomlinson's last will and testament, dated January 7, 1853. The cemetery is located on Section 30, Steuben Township, Warren County, Indiana--now the George Edens Estate Farm, one and three-quarters miles southwest of Marshfield. ROW ONE, West Side 1) TOMLINSON, John, no dates 2) TOMLINSON, Zeruiah Fairwell 12/19/1851-10/05/1866 36y 9m 16d 3) TOMLINSON, Albert, s/o Wm and Margaret A d. 7/05/1848 5y 7m 19d 4) TOMLINSON, Margaret A., w/o William d. 4/24/1867 45y 2m 10d 5) TOMLINSON, William d. 12/16/1878 55y 1m 17d 6) TOMLINSON, Jesse D.; Ill Cpl 17 Div Sup TN d. 1/31/1943 7) TOMLINSON, Vayne R., w/o Jesse D 9/22/1875-7/30/1950 (no stone marker) ROW TWO 8) TOMLINSON, Jonathon d. 1/31/1892 56y 3m 8d 9) TOMLINSON, Jesse d. 11/21/1875 37y 8m 13d 10) TOMLINSON, Jesse d. 3/31/1853 57y 7m 22d 11) TOMLINSON, John d. 3/30/1853 31y 2m 15d 12) TOMLINSON, Mary, consort of Jesse d. 1/11/1853 53y 8m 6d 13) McFARLAND, Jane d. 4/18/1866 14) MILLER, Levin Dean, s/o Walter B and Juliett 6/20/1858-1/17/1867 9y 6m 28d 15) MILLER, Mary Jessie, d/o Walter B and Juliett d. 7/27/1858 1y 7m 24d 16) MILLER, Walter B. 5/18/1826-5/13/1908 17) MILLER, Juliett 1/15/1831-1/17/1910 18) MILLER, Zeruiah F. 11/06/1860-10/03/1921 19) MILLER, Juliett T. B. 8/03/1868-11/23/1924 20) MILLER, Nancy Sumner 4/16/1866-5/27/1958 (no stone) sister of Juliett and James 21) MILLER, James Malcolm 9/21/1862-4/04/1940 ROW THREE 22) SUMNER, Fariwell Nancy, w/o Nelson d. 9/25/1872 37y 5m 8d infant said to have been buried with her 23) TOMLINSON, Fanna 10/31/1872-6/25/1906 24) TOMLINSON, Infant s/o FD and MC d. 2/15/1889 25) TOMLINSON, Francis Dean 3/25/1842-8/31/1918 26) TOMLINSON, Matilda C., w/o FD d. 2/22/1889 37y 27d 27) TOMLINSON, Mary Jessie, d/o FD and MC d. 9/10/1874 10m 16d 28) TOMLINSON, Walter Dean, s/o FD and MC d. 7/25/1876 1y 5m 1d ROW FOUR, East side 29) TOMLINSON, Charles S. 4/14/1880-10/23/1929 30) TOMLINSON, Cecelia A. 7/20/1882-2/15/1955 31) TOMLINSON, James R. 11/10/1903-5/18/1963 32) TOMLINSON, Infant d/o Charles Scott and Cecelia A (no stone marker) 33) HUFFMAN, Infant s/o GD and Juliet TOMLINSON d. 9/16/1879 2m 5d (no stone marker) 34) Footstone marked O.E.W. TOMLINSON, Asbury; Pvt Co D 44th Regt Missouri Vol Inf s/o Wm and Margaret A b. 1845 d. 5/19/1865 (no marker; this record taken from cemetery records of Nancy S Miller and RK Dawson) Cemetery information as here was researched by Jane (Mrs. Tom) Burwash of Rossville, Illinois. She is a great-granddaughter of Jesse Tomlinson, Sr. 1983. Additional notes on Tomlinson Family from a list: WATKINS, Mary Tomlinson, 1823-1869, interred in Mann's Chapel Cemetery south of Rossville, IL. WATKINS, John Straun, s/o Mary, 1850-1939 WATKINS--three small children Maiden names were given for: TOMLINSON, Mary McFARLAND (Row 2) MILLER, Juliett TOMLINSON (Row 2) SUMNER, Fairwell Nancy TOMLINSON (Row 3) TOMLINSON, Matilda C. YOUNG (Row 3)

Date: 7/23/1985
Origin: Warren County, Indiana Cemetery Inscriptions
Author: Rosella Rasmussen Jenkins
Record ID: 00002897
Type: Cemetery Record
Source Archive: Jenkins-Knowles
Date Entered: 10/31/2010
Collection: Williamsport-Washington Township Public Library
Entered By: WCHS

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