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Licking County
Ohio

Cemeteries and Memorial Sites of Politicians in Licking County

Index to Locations

  • Johnstown Green Hill Cemetery
  • Newark Cedar Hill Cemetery
  • Newark Dawes Arboretum
  • Newark Newark Graveyard
  • Newark Old Cemetery


    Green Hill Cemetery
    Johnstown, Licking County, Ohio
    Politicians buried here:
      William Albert Ashbrook (1867-1940) — also known as William A. Ashbrook — of Johnstown, Licking County, Ohio. Born near Johnstown, Licking County, Ohio, July 1, 1867. Democrat. Newspaper editor and publisher; postmaster; banker; member of Ohio state house of representatives, 1905-06; U.S. Representative from Ohio 17th District, 1907-21, 1935-40; defeated, 1920, 1922; died in office 1940. Methodist. Member, Freemasons; Elks; Knights of Pythias; Odd Fellows; Eagles; Woodmen. Died in Johnstown, Licking County, Ohio, January 1, 1940 (age 72 years, 184 days). Interment at Green Hill Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of William Ashbrook and Lucy (Pratt) Ashbrook; married, December 24, 1889, to Jennie B. Williston; father of John Milan Ashbrook (1928-1982) (who married Emily Jean Spencer).
      Political family: Ashbrook family of Newark and Johnstown, Ohio.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial
      John Milan Ashbrook (1928-1982) — also known as John M. Ashbrook; "The Small Paul Revere" — of Johnstown, Licking County, Ohio. Born in Johnstown, Licking County, Ohio, September 21, 1928. Republican. Newspaper publisher; lawyer; delegate to Republican National Convention from Ohio, 1956 (alternate), 1960 (alternate), 1964; member of Ohio state house of representatives, 1957-60; U.S. Representative from Ohio 17th District, 1961-82; died in office 1982; candidate for Republican nomination for President, 1972. Baptist. Member, Freemasons; Knights of Pythias; Kiwanis; Elks; Lions; Delta Theta Phi; Sigma Delta Chi. Suffered a massive gastrointestinal bleed, and died soon after, in Licking Memorial Hospital, Newark, Licking County, Ohio, April 24, 1982 (age 53 years, 215 days). Cremated; ashes interred at Green Hill Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of William Albert Ashbrook (1867-1940) and Marie Swank Ashbrook; married 1948 to Joan Needles (divorced 1971); married 1974 to Emily Jean Spencer.
      Political family: Ashbrook family of Newark and Johnstown, Ohio.
      Campaign slogan: "No Left Turns."
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article — NNDB dossier — Find-A-Grave memorial


    Cedar Hill Cemetery
    Newark, Licking County, Ohio
    Politicians buried here:
      William Burnham Woods (1824-1887) — of Newark, Licking County, Ohio; Mobile, Mobile County, Ala.; Montgomery, Montgomery County, Ala. Born in Newark, Licking County, Ohio, August 3, 1824. Lawyer; mayor of Newark, Ohio, 1856-58; member of Ohio state house of representatives, 1858-62; general in the Union Army during the Civil War; Judge of U.S. Court of Appeals for the 5th Circuit, 1869-80; Associate Justice of U.S. Supreme Court, 1880-87; died in office 1887. Member, Freemasons. Died in Washington, D.C., May 14, 1887 (age 62 years, 284 days). Interment at Cedar Hill Cemetery.
      See also federal judicial profile — Wikipedia article — Ballotpedia article — NNDB dossier
      Willard Warner (1826-1906) — of Newark, Licking County, Ohio; Tecumseh, Cherokee County, Ala. Born in Ohio, September 4, 1826. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Ohio, 1860; delegate to Republican National Convention from Alabama, 1868, 1876, 1880, 1888; member of Alabama state legislature, 1860; U.S. Senator from Alabama, 1868-71. Died November 23, 1906 (age 80 years, 80 days). Interment at Cedar Hill Cemetery.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article
      Gibson Atherton (1831-1887) — of Newark, Licking County, Ohio. Born near Newark, Licking County, Ohio, January 19, 1831. Democrat. Mayor of Newark, Ohio, 1860-64; candidate for Ohio state senate, 1863; candidate for municipal judge in Ohio, 1866; U.S. Representative from Ohio, 1879-83 (14th District 1879-81, 13th District 1881-83); justice of Ohio state supreme court, 1882; defeated, 1882. Died in Newark, Licking County, Ohio, November 10, 1887 (age 56 years, 295 days). Interment at Cedar Hill Cemetery.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
      William Mitchell Morgan (1870-1935) — also known as William M. Morgan — of Newark, Licking County, Ohio. Born in Licking County, Ohio, August 1, 1870. Republican. In carriage and implement business; later in wool and grain business; president, Central Ohio Foundry Company; U.S. Representative from Ohio 17th District, 1921-31. Methodist. Member, Knights of Pythias; Elks; Kiwanis. Died in 1935 (age about 64 years). Interment at Cedar Hill Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of James M. Morgan and Mary Eleanor Morgan; married, May 1, 1903, to Jennie Legg.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
      William Wilson (1773-1827) — of Newark, Licking County, Ohio. Born in New Hampshire, 1773. U.S. Representative from Ohio 8th District, 1823-27; died in office 1827. Died in 1827 (age about 54 years). Original interment at Old Cemetery; reinterment in 1853 at Cedar Hill Cemetery.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
      William Stanbery (1788-1873) — of Newark, Licking County, Ohio. Born in Essex County, N.J., August 10, 1788. Lawyer; member of Ohio state senate, 1824-25; U.S. Representative from Ohio 8th District, 1827-33; censured by the Congress for use of unparliamentary language, July 11, 1832. Died in Newark, Licking County, Ohio, January 23, 1873 (age 84 years, 166 days). Interment at Cedar Hill Cemetery.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
      James W. Owens (1837-1900) — of Ohio. Born in Indiana, 1837. Democrat. Member of Ohio state legislature, 1870; U.S. Representative from Ohio, 1889-93 (16th District 1889-91, 14th District 1891-93). Died in 1900 (age about 63 years). Interment at Cedar Hill Cemetery.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
      Jonathan Taylor (1796-1848) — of Ohio. Born in Connecticut, 1796. Democrat. Member of Ohio state legislature, 1831; U.S. Representative from Ohio 2nd District, 1839-41. Died in 1848 (age about 52 years). Original interment at Old Cemetery; reinterment at Cedar Hill Cemetery.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
      Joshua Mathiot (1800-1849) — of Ohio. Born in Connellsville, Fayette County, Pa., April 4, 1800. Mayor of Newark, Ohio, 1834; U.S. Representative from Ohio 12th District, 1841-43. While attending a temperance convention, contracted cholera, from which he later died, in Newark, Licking County, Ohio, July 30, 1849 (age 49 years, 117 days). Interment at Cedar Hill Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of George Friedrich Mathiot (1759-1840) and Ruth (Davies) Mathiot (1771-1860); married 1828 to Mary Ellen Culbertson; first cousin of John Mathiot (1784-1843).
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page


    Dawes Arboretum
    Newark, Licking County, Ohio
    Politicians buried here:
      Beman Gates Dawes (1870-1953) — also known as Beman G. Dawes — of Marietta, Washington County, Ohio; Columbus, Franklin County, Ohio; near Newark, Licking County, Ohio. Born in Marietta, Washington County, Ohio, January 14, 1870. Republican. U.S. Representative from Ohio 15th District, 1905-09; oil executive; delegate to Republican National Convention from Ohio, 1920. Died in Newark, Licking County, Ohio, May 15, 1953 (age 83 years, 121 days). Entombed at Dawes Arboretum.
      Relatives: Son of Rufus R. Dawes and Mary Beman (Gates) Dawes (1842-1921); brother of Charles Gates Dawes and Rufus Cutler Dawes; married, October 3, 1894, to Bertie Burr (1872-1958); great-grandson of Ephraim Cutler; second great-grandson of Manasseh Cutler (1742-1823); second cousin four times removed of Amaziah Brainard; second cousin five times removed of Henry Champion and Epaphroditus Champion; third cousin thrice removed of Leveret Brainard; fourth cousin once removed of Tewksbury Loring Swett.
      Political family: Upson-Dawes family of Connecticut (subset of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial


    Newark Graveyard
    Newark, Licking County, Ohio
    Politicians buried here:
      Daniel Duncan (1806-1849) — of Ohio. Born in Shippensburg, Cumberland County, Pa., July 22, 1806. Member of Ohio state house of representatives, 1843; U.S. Representative from Ohio 10th District, 1847-49. Died in Washington, D.C., May 18, 1849 (age 42 years, 300 days). Interment at Newark Graveyard.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page


    Old Cemetery
    Newark, Licking County, Ohio
    Politicians formerly buried here:
      William Wilson (1773-1827) — of Newark, Licking County, Ohio. Born in New Hampshire, 1773. U.S. Representative from Ohio 8th District, 1823-27; died in office 1827. Died in 1827 (age about 54 years). Original interment at Old Cemetery; reinterment in 1853 at Cedar Hill Cemetery.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
      Jonathan Taylor (1796-1848) — of Ohio. Born in Connecticut, 1796. Democrat. Member of Ohio state legislature, 1831; U.S. Representative from Ohio 2nd District, 1839-41. Died in 1848 (age about 52 years). Original interment at Old Cemetery; reinterment at Cedar Hill Cemetery.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page


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