Exploring Almost Forgotten Gravesites in the Great State of Ohio

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"A cemetery may be considered as abandoned when all or practically all of the bodies have been Removed therefrom and no bodies have been buried therein for a great many years, and the cemetery has been so long neglected as entirely to lose its identity as such, and is no longer known, recognized and respected by the public as a cemetery. 1953 OAG 2978."

Tuesday, December 30, 2014

The Gravesite of Revolutionary War Veteran, Pvt. Robert Dickey, will be Marked by a Hand Carved Gravestone Created by Notable Indiana Carver, Casey Winningham

Thanking Scott Andersen for sharing two photographs (shown below) of the Robert Dickey gravestone that was recently hand carved by well-known Indiana carver, Mr. Casey Winningham
The gravestone recreates an original design with detailed carved motifs and inscription appropriate for the date of death time period.   
Rev. War veteran, Robert Dickey, was buried at the Dean Cemetery, in Buckskin Township, Ross County, Ohio.

Abstracted from the "Find A Grave" Memorial of Robert Dickey:

"Revolutionary War Patriot.
Light horseman in Capt Thomas Kirkpatrick's Company, Col Tom Bratton's Regiment in South Carolina.
Member of the 2nd Provincial Congress, 1775-1776.
Born in Albermarle County, Virginia.
Son of John Dickey and Martha McNeeley, both of Ireland."

(Two views of the Pvt. Robert Dickey Gravestone)
 (Photograph below taken by Scott Andersen - June, 2014)
The gravesite of Pvt. Robert Dickey

(Photograph below)
Scott Andersen at the Dean Cemetery in September, 2011

(Photograph Below)
Gravestone Carver, Casey Winningham