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Ray Watkins Cemetery
(AKA Stimmel Cemetery)
Hamilton Township,
Franklin County, Ohio

Ray Watkins Cemetery (Stimmel Cemetery), Hamilton Twp., Franklin County, OH

Gravestone Photographs

Ray Watkins Cemetery, located on the northeast side of Parsons Avenue at I-270, has few stones remaining.  The earliest gravestone dates back to 1856 and the most recent bears a 1875 date.  The cemetery is in fair to good condition and is cared for by Hamilton Township Trustees.

All photographs on this page were taken by Joyce Robinson, .

Aerial Photo of Cemetery,
Spring 2004


Underlined information and additional interments found in Franklin County, Ohio Cemeteries, Hamilton Township, compiled by The Franklin County Genealogical Society (Columbus 1987), page 1.

  • McDonald, Michael, Jan 16, 1834-Nove 12, 1861, and on same stone, Christenia Hacker, Sept 30, 1808 Nov 26, 1881
  • Pursel, Rebecca, wife of William, died Mar 27, 1859, aged 39 yrs 11 mo 16 ds
  • Shoaf, Rachel, wife of Henry, Nov 4, 1809-July 29, 1875, aged 65 yrs, 8 mo, 25 ds
  • Shofe, Henry, died Sept 13, 1862, aged 54 yrs 18 ds
  • Shofer, son of H. & R., died Sept 14, 1856, aged 15 yrs 11 mo 17 ds
  • Stimmel
    • Catharine, wife of Michael, died Sep 11, 1872, aged 82 yrs, 6 mo 8ds
    • Michael, died Mar 27, 1859, aged 72 yrs 3 mo 16 ds

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