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Wooster Digital History Project

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  • Tags: Wooster Cemetery

Levi Cox’s grave in the Wooster Cemetery, where he was buried in 1862. His large gravestone is a testament to his legacy left as a rich, elite member of the Wooster community.

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The Civil War Memorial near the entrance to the Wooster Cemetery.

Students, faculty, and trustees paid for the monument that paid tribute to both sisters’ accomplishments and contributions to the University.

Map of the Wooster Cemetery

Photo of men working on the Wooster Cemetery grounds, 1904.

Front page of a pamphlet on the "History, By-Laws, Rules & Regulations of the Wooster Cemetery Association."

Annie B. Irish: This woman served as the University of Wooster’s first female professor, starting in 1882.

Adam Foss: This man was the founder of Wooster Brush Works, now known as Wooster Brush Company. (Notestein book, 11)

- Reasin Beall: This prominent Wooster businessman served for many years as a member of the US Congress, and later as the Register of the Land Office for the Wooster Land District. Today, he is probably most well known for the street that bears his…

Richard L. Morrison, Sr: One of Wooster’s first african american residents, Morrison made a name for himself in the community as a respected barber at the Morrison Barber Shop and as a leader at second Baptist Church. (“Dick Morrison, Color Man…

Col. John B. Sloane: This man held many important roles in the local, state, and federal government levels. Throughout his life, he served as an Ohio State Representative, a Clerk of the Court of Common Pleas of Wayne County, the Secretary of State…

Charles Frost: This man served as the first Mayor of Wooster, starting when it was incorporated as a City in 1808.
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