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Union County
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Cemeteries and Memorial Sites of Politicians in Union County

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  • Marysville Oakdale Cemetery


    Oakdale Cemetery
    Marysville, Union County, Ohio
    Politicians buried here:
      Cornelius Springer Hamilton (1821-1867) — of Union County, Ohio. Born in Gratiot, Muskingum County, Ohio, January 2, 1821. Republican. Delegate to Ohio state constitutional convention from Union County, 1850-51; member of Ohio state senate, 1856-57; U.S. Representative from Ohio 8th District, 1867; died in office 1867. Killed by his insane son, in Marysville, Union County, Ohio, December 22, 1867 (age 46 years, 354 days). Interment at Oakdale Cemetery; cenotaph at Congressional Cemetery, Washington, D.C.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
      James Wallace Robinson (1826-1898) — also known as James W. Robinson — of Marysville, Union County, Ohio. Born in Ohio, 1826. Republican. Member of Ohio state house of representatives from Union County, 1865; U.S. Representative from Ohio 9th District, 1873-75. Died in 1898 (age about 72 years). Interment at Oakdale Cemetery.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
      Philander Blakeslee Cole (1815-1892) — also known as Philander B. Cole — of Marysville, Union County, Ohio. Born in Columbus, Franklin County, Ohio, October 10, 1815. Republican. Lawyer; member of Ohio state house of representatives, 1852-60; member of Ohio state senate, 1860; Presidential Elector for Ohio, 1884. Died in Marysville, Union County, Ohio, February 17, 1892 (age 76 years, 130 days). Interment at Oakdale Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Jerusha (Blakeslee) Cole (1786-1831) and James Cole (1787-1858); married, July 30, 1839, to Dorothy Barden Witter (1820-1918); father of Cornelia Cole Fairbanks (1852-1913) (who married Charles Warren Fairbanks); second cousin twice removed of Luther Hotchkiss; third cousin twice removed of Almer Fisk Gallup; fourth cousin of Ida Martha Libby; fourth cousin once removed of Frank L. Stiles.
      Political families: Libby-Felt family of Maine; Fairbanks-Adams family of Massachusetts; Gallup family of Marysville, Ohio; Kellogg-Adams-Seymour-Chapin family of Connecticut and New York; Beakes-Greene-Witter family (subsets of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial

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