Tuesday, August 12, 2014

Tombstone Tuesday: Bloomfield Cemetery in South Bloomfield Twp., Morrow County - Surname Messinger and Gibbons

While at the Bloomfield Cemetery, I helped a cousin by taking pictures of some tombstones of the surname Messinger. These stones were in the front of the cemetery near the road.  These stones are part of a puzzle that several cousins were trying to figure out regarding a Mary Goss and Lemuel Gibbons.  Mary Goss is a sister to my Solomon Goss.  I refer you to my blog about this man by pointing to the panel on the right side of this blog for the link.  I have not yet launched into discussing Solomon's ancestors but soon after I finish the Kellers and Spracklins.

You can learn more at Find A Grave under the Bloomfield Cemetery under the name Gibbons. 

Bloomfield Cemetery Sign and road out front

Gibbons and Messinger tombstones in the center front area.
Pamela Norton, w/o of Isaac Norton, d. April 25, 1852 Age 70 y 10 m 20 d.

Betsey Messinger, w/o Wm. Messenger, d. Aug. 11, 1852 age 49 y.

William H. Messinger, b. June 5, 1808 d, May 11, 1889. 

The row of Messinger and Gibbons stones William, Betsey Messinger then Pamela Norton
These two stones are unclear as to the relationship to the above if any.
This stone was to the left of the others and unreadable.

Farther to the left - Mary J. Churchill, dau B & NM Churchill, d. June 20, 1836

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