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Warren County WCGS Vital Records Main Page
Sellers. Sellars, Sollaer... This is someone's personal site, but might be of help. It has a lot of information on it.
Warren, Ohio High School 1923 Basketball Team

On the team (and probably in the photograph):

Elmer Cope - captain, Syd Jones, Happy Greene, Archie Hyde, Gene Craig, Don Lea, Johnny Richards, Bruce Dixon, George Antonell, McLain, Clarence Polena.

The names of the rest of the players are unknown. Perhaps you might recognize some of them.

Coach - Sidney W. Jones

More Ohio Old Photos
Morningstar/Coon Cemetery

Day property, 7468 Franklin-Madison Rd., Franklin Twp., Warren Co., Ohio - wooded area
-has been listed as the Barkalow/Barkelow Cemetery, named for who were later landowners in that area.
-there is a Barkalow Cemetery in a landlocked parcel at the Atlas Roofing Corp., 675 Oxford Rd., Franklin Twp., Warren Co., Ohio.
-has been listed as being in Madison Twp., Butler Co. but it is across the road in Franklin Twp.
-some stones have been repaired with mortar making bits of the inscriptions unreadable.
-several stone pieces and unmarked graves.
-visited & transcribed by J. Larry Helton, Jr. on November 18, 2008.

1.) Unreadable "verse", possibly in another language (German?); In memory of J.G.M. Morningstar, born June 18, 1768, died April 23, 1841, aged 73 years, 9 mo. & 29 days.

2.) Elizabeth, wife of John Morningstar, Sep. 10, 1822, foot stone - E.M.

3.) Rachel Ann, daughter of John & Mary Morningstar, died Feb. 26 1854, died 2 weeks & 4 d's.

4.) My husband's grave, John Morningstar, died June 6, 1864, 41 ys., 8 mo. & 24 d.. foot stone - J.M.

5.) In memory of John Coon who departed this life Oct. 10, A.D. 1836 in the 71 y. (1/2 stone)

6.) In memory of Susannah wife of John Coon who departed this life July 22, 1841 the 75th year of her.

7.) /unreadable/ of Samuel son of George and Susanna /unreadable/ A.D.

8.) OPHLAH, O1 bya /unreadable/ 1O (hand carved)

9.) In memory of John son of Peter and Rachel, TE M/unreadable/LE who departed this life (1/2 stone)

Take care,
J. Larry Helton, Jr.

More info from this mailing list is:
Think I have shared this info in the past, but just in case there are new researchers. Think TE M in your last entry in the Morningstar/Coon cemetery is “TEMPLE”

I have a Peter Temple married to Rachel Coon. Peter died in 1814 and then Rachel Coon Temple married Middleton Selby in 1816.
The Crosson Cemetery pages for the Warren County Virtual Cemetery
Project have been updated and are now on line at
We now have photos on line for 503 of 537 known burials in the
cemetery. About a dozen of those photos are of gravestones that are no
longer legible.

The Crosson Cemetery will be the site for our 2nd Annual Cemetery
Restoration Clinic. A copy of the press release for the clinic in
provided below.
Arne Trelvik
Warren County Genealogical Society (513) 695 1144 or
For Immediate Release
January 18, 2010
Contact: Terry Easton 937-746-8534
The Crosson Cemetery Restoration Clinic, Harlan Township, Ohio
April 10, 2010, 9 am - 4 pm
Sponsored by the Warren County Genealogical Society & the Clinton
County Genealogical Society
This advanced clinic in cemetery restoration will teach in-depth
techniques of gravestone repair as well as the fundamentals of
cemetery preservation. The clinic will empower participants providing
them with the tools they will need to document, preserve and restore
gravestones. The clinic will demonstrate in a step-by-step fashion how
to preserve and restore a graveyard. Restoration is described with
recommendations as to what lay people should and should not undertake.
In the workshop you will learn basic and advanced techniques of
gravestone repair and preservation, proper cleaning of gravemarkers,
leveling stones, building new bases and repairing cracked and broken
stones. Under the supervision of experienced professionals,
participants will learn techniques and regulations of probing for
finding hidden stones and will have the opportunity to work on actual
gravestones. The clinic will include detailed handouts and carefully
describe the correct and incorrect ways to approach preservation and
The clinic will be conducted by professional restorers educated in the
principles of gravemarker restoration and graveyard conservation as
established by and studied at the Association for Graveyard Studies of
Greenfield, Massachusetts.
The Crosson Cemetery is located five miles southeast of Morrow.
The daylong clinic, including workshop materials, is $35.
For more information go to



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