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Kincaid Spring Cemetery, Mifflin Township, Pike County, Ohio

submitted by Shirlee Rice Brown

Location: This Family Plot is located on the grounds of the Kincaid Homestead. It is documented that JOHN KINCAID was one of the first settlers to this area, arriving before 1800. The burial ground is located west of Latham, Ohio on State Route 124, bear right past the Fish Hatchery to Lapparell Road. The graves are on the left, on the hill behind the old springhouse, formerly known as Kincaid Spring, now owned by the State of Ohio. When the Kincaid family lived there, it was known as the Big Spring. The cemetery has been abandoned, is overgrown, most tombstones are barely readable.

The head of this family, John Kincaid was born in Augusta, Virginia, believed to have served in the American Revolution, settled in Ross, now Pike County, Ohio at the Big Spring. He had his wife Mary had three known children: William (probably never married); Elizabeth, married 23 May 1805, Ross Co., Ohio to John Stewart (the next road west of the cemetery is named Stewart Hollow); and Mary who married Albert Campbell., who eventually inherited the Kincaid property. One known daughter Aurosa P. Campbell married first to John A. Anderson.

Grave 1: JOHN KINCAID 11 Jan. 1756-29 April 1826, age 69
Grave 2: MARY KINCAID 7 March 1757-7 March 1833
Grave 3: WILLIAM KINCAID 11 Aug. 1788-2 May 1841 (son)
Grave 4: ELIZABETH STEWART, died 31 July 1852, wife of John Stewart, daughter of John & Mary Kincaid
Grave5: MARY CAMPBELL 1818-16 Aug. 1864, wife of Albert Campbell
Grave 6: ALBERT CAMPBELL 1810-6 May 1866, age 54-9-4

Pike County, Ohio

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