Strong or Crawford Cemetery

Kentuckiana Genealogy: County: Harrison Co., Indiana: Strong or Crawford Cemetery
By Board Administration (Admin) on Monday, July 24, 2000 - 01:32 pm:

Taylor Township
Harrison County, Indiana

The Strong or Crawford Cemetery is located on top of the Ohio River hills one
mile above Rosewood in Taylor Township, Harrison County, Indiana, in the
southwest quarter of Section 23, Township 5 south, Range 5 east. This
information is extracted from Harrison County Cemeteries, Frederick Griffin
Collection, Scott, Spencer and Taylor Township, New Albany, Indiana Public

William D. Carter, born Jan. 1, 1796 and died June 6, 1873

Elleanor, wife of W.D. Carter, born July 15, 1798 and died Mar. 9, 1874. Married Sept. 1820

Martha, daughter of F.M. and E. Carter, died Sept. 7, 1873, aged 13 days

David J., son of F.M. and E. Carter, died May 23, 1868, aged 17 days

Infant sons of F.M. and E. Carter, died Aug. 6, 1866

Infant of M. and E. Carter, born and died Aug. 22, 1872

Margaret, wife of Thomas Strong, born Oct. 29, 1806 and died Jan. 19, 1878

Thomas Strong, born Dec. 4, 1806 and died Mar. 20, 1894

C.H. Steward, Co. G, 23rd Ind. Inf.

Elizabeth Cooley, aged 2 years

Mary A. Cooley, aged 4 years

John B. Crawford, born Jan. 20, 1878 and died Mar. 18, 1947

George McLellan Crawford, born Oct. 26, 1881 and died Dec. 22, 1957

Lewis G. Crawford, Mar. 11, 1877 to May 24, 1957

Nancy C., daughter of J. and M. Crawford, born Aug. 8, 1884 and died July 21, 1886

Mary Crawford, Feb. 14, 1854 to Sept. 6, 1911

Josiah Crawford, June 24, 1834 to Oct. 24, 1922

Infants of T.S. and N.A. Steward, born and died Mar. 20, 1868

Laura M., daughter of J. and L. Hickman

Clara S. Croninger, 1871 to 1938

Hosea W. Croninger, 1845 to 1923

4 unmarked graves

"Ann Reader Sampson was buried in this cemetery between 1898-1900, her grave was
robbed by James Arnold and Peter De Alus, taken to Arnold’s home at Rosewood,
they put the body in Iron Kettle and cooked the flesh off the skeleton they kept
the skelleton, they were trying to be Doctors, but they left the country fast."
By Estyle Reader Phillips (her niece).

Elleanor (Eleanor or Ellen) Carter above was born Eleanor Lemmon.
The five Carter children listed above were children of Francis Marion Carter (a
son of William D. and Eleanor Lemmon Carter) and Ellen Strong, a daughter of
Thomas and Margaret Strong. Margaret was born Margaret Coons.

submitted by Judy Damewood

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