Batavia Twp. Inactive
Take Rt. 222 out of Batavia towards Rt. 125. First road on your right out of the Village of Batavia (Old S. Riverside). After first driveway on left there is a group of trees - the cemetery is on top of a small but steep hill. I parked on the road - pulled off a little in the grass. Not much traffic.
Not maintained - steep hill to climb from road - full of poison ivy - cover yourself completely from head to toe. It’s very dangerous – the ground is very uneven and full of briars and poison ivy vines.
Pictures and additional transcriptions taken by Pamela M. Smith, CCGS member; and volunteers Vicky Kellum and Deborah Thomason on 8/5/06, 8/9/06 and 8/12/06. We used the DAR transcriptions for reference but we ended up reading each stone and I retyped the whole cemetery- too many discrepancies and missed stones. We added approx 60 new stone inscriptions. Most of the burials were early settlers of Batavia area. In 1882 the Clermont Sun newspaper stated most of the stones were illegible during their visit. So you can only imagine the time we spent making sure we had the correct inscription.