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White Cemetery (AKA Britton Cemetery)
Norwich Township,
Franklin County, Ohio

White Cemetery (AKA Britton Cemetery) Norwich Twp., Franklin County, OH

Gravestone Photographs

White Cemetery (also known as Britton Cemetery) is located about a half mile north of Trabue Road and slightly less than a quarter of a mile west of the Scioto River. The earliest stone that we found was for J__ Dobyns, who died Jan. 19, 1811 (see below). The cemetery is on property owned by Marble Cliff Quarry and is nearly impossible to find unless one of their representatives escorts you to the site. For all practical purposes the cemetery has been abandoned. We were allowed to photograph the few stones that we could find in early November, 2005. We hope to return someday in order to make rubbings of most of the stones and to try to locate additional readable stones. The photo above is an accurate view of the cemetery and when viewed in high resolution (366KB) a few stones can be seen through the trees. We found one stone that had been almost completely swallowed by large tree. The stone is being crushed by the pressure of the tree, though it looks like it would be fairly easy to read if the tree could be removed without further damage to the stone.

According to the plat map of the cemetery, drawn in 1925, there was space for 396 graves, though there may not have been that many burials. Records indicate that a veteran of the War of 1812, George Skidmore, is buried at the cemetery.

For additional views of the cemetery click on the following links:


NOTE:  Some of the high resolution photograph may take a little extra time to download for viewing, please, be patient.

  • Clapp (Contact Elaine Universal, )
  • Dobyns, In memory of John [?], who died Jan 19, 1811 in the 59th year of his age. (High resolution 110KB)
  • Jenkins, John. died Aug 18, 1856, aged 77 ys, 7 mo 2ds and Judia, wife of John, died Apr 24, 1840, aged 66 ys (High Resolution) 118KB)
  • Winegardner, Lucinda A., dau of J & Rebecca, died Sept 13, 1867, aged 19 yrs 11 mo & 18 ds

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