Casterline Cemetery

Casterline Cemetery (HM2A8B)

Location: Cortland, OH 44410 Trumbull County
Country: United States of America

N 41° 19.416', W 80° 43.721'

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Side A
Originally part of the Casterline farm, this cemetery was once the site of the 1824 Bazetta Presbyterian Church, the first church in Bazetta Township. Ziba Casterline deeded .75 acres for the cemetery to the church in 1829 for five dollars. When the small log structured church was relocated to Lot 55 in the township, the cemetery remained. Buried in the cemetery are several early settlers, including Moses Hampton, Joseph Headley, Joseph Pruden, and John Hulse, the first white child born in the township. [continued on other side]

Side B
[continued from other side] Those interred in the Casterline Cemetery reflect the nation's military history from the Revolutionary War through the Civil War. Moses Hampton, Joseph Headley Sr., Joseph Pruden, and Edward Dray are Revolutionary War soldiers. At least two are from the War of 1812, William Dray and Joseph Headley Jr. David Wilson was a veteran of the Mexican-American War, and Chauncey Hayden fought during the Civil War. Ziba Casterline, born in 1801, was a physician in the Civil War. Many of their descendents continue to live in the area.
HM NumberHM2A8B
Series This marker is part of the Ohio: Ohio Historical Society series
Year Placed2009
Placed ByCity of Cortland, Cortland Beautification Association, Bazetta-Cortland Historical Society, and The Ohio Historical Society.
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Saturday, August 11th, 2018 at 10:03am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)17T E 522706 N 4574716
Decimal Degrees41.32360000, -80.72868333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 41° 19.416', W 80° 43.721'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds41° 19' 24.96" N, 80° 43' 43.26" W
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Area Code(s)330, 234
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 422 State Rte 5, Cortland OH 44410, US
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