Genealogy and Local History in Union County, Ohio
Mill Creek Township

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Bouic Cemetery


Hierarchical nameBouic Cemetery, Mill Creek Township, Union County, Ohio
Alternate namesProvidence Presbyterian Church Cemetery
First use1860
Last use1924
Coordinates40°13'48" N 83°12'24" W
USGS 7.5' series mapShawnee Hills
LocationEast side of State Road approximately 2/10 mile north of Long Road
Condition/RemarksThe cemetery is visible from the road, fenced but readily accessible, and is well maintained.

The cemetery is on land originally donated by John H.P. Bouic, an early settler in the area, who helped organize the Providence Presbyterian Church in 1860. The church was initially associated with the cemetery so that it was sometimes referred to as the Providence Presbyterian Church Cemetery. The church itself was located further south on State Road opposite the intersection of Brown Road.

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Watkins Cemetery


Hierarchical nameWatkins Cemetery, Mill Creek Township, Union County, Ohio
Alternate namesNone
First use1817
Last useActive
Coordinates40°12'31" N 83°14'28" W
USGS 7.5' series mapShawnee Hills
LocationApproximately 1/10 mile east of Watkins-California Road and 3/10 mile south of Watkins Road
Condition/RemarksThe cemetery is visible from the road and is well maintained.

Although located .1 mile off the road, the cemetery is clearly visible when approaching from the north or south. The cemetery is accessible via a drive leading from Watkins-California Road. The cemetery is well maintained and many of the older monuments have been repaired and straightened. Unfortunately, a number of the older monuments have been reset in cement in recent years obliterating some of the information of interest to genealogists and historians.

The History of Union County, Ohio indicates that the first burial occurred here in 1817 with the death of a child of Ephraim Burroughs followed by Sarah, a daughter of Pierce Lamphere. No monuments for either of these individuals are found in the cemetery today. The earliest death date found on any remaining monuments is 1829.

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Neighboring Townships

The following is a list of cemetery pages for neighboring Union County townships.

In addition to cemeteries in neighboring townships in Union County, it may be useful to search cemeteries in Concord Township and Scioto Township in neighboring Delaware County.

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