Lett Cemetery
Lett Road on the West Side - 12 miles South of Pipestone Road - in Sodus Township
Cemetery on old (1887) map appears on the SE Corner of Section 25 on Sophia Lett property adjacent to George W. Lett property.

Brief History: Othias and Sophia, along with several children and other Lett families living close by can be found in 1850 Census-Meigs, Muskingum, OH,.
In viewing various census reports, the Lett family appears to be in the area as early as 1860. The families in this cemetery are listed as Mulatto and Black on some of these same census reports.
Much of the information below is taken from family files and obituaries. As in many other small cemeteries throughout the county, a couple of facts should be realized. Old wood crosses quickly deteriorate and fall away, while some stones made of a cheaper grade of limestone or granite do not weather well and are illegible. Also several graves are unmarked.

Ref: George Lett, we have no evidence at this time of where George and his wife Dilsey (West) Lett are buried, but she filed for his Civil War pension in August of 1894 Dilsey had a total of 5 children.

Photo by: Teresa O'Riley

 Overview and sign

Small Partial Donated & Researched Listing

Partial Burial Listing      
       
Name Date of Birth Date of Death
of obit if indicated
Notes/Comments
Arnold, Ernestine 52 yrs Nov 14, 1958  
Batton, Ida Mrs. 78 yrs Dec 22, 1962 born Alabama, do Columbus and Georgia Ann Hardy
widow of Magor
Berry, Emmitt 46 yrs Aug 4, 1965 obit date  
Bridges, James A 42 yrs Jan 11, 1963 obit date Veteran
Brown, Dink 63 yrs Sep 24, 1957 died at the home of his nephew, J. B. Brown
Brown, Hudson Jr. 4 yrs July 19, 1965 fatal injury when struck by car
Butler, Luke 77 yrs Dec 30, 1962  
     
Clark, Annie abt 55 yrs Sep 11, 1956 obit date wo Meaker Clark
Crocker, Thomas Jefferson age 49 yrs Mar 11, 1957 obits
Cross, Katie Mae 1886 1960  
Davies or Davis, Mildred Mary 62 yrs Apr 21, 1965 obit date wo Oscar
Davis, Henry 1898 Nov 23, 1956 obit date  
Davis, Mandy 84 yrs Apr 29, 1959 obit
Davis, William age 72 yrs Oct 12, 1956 obit date  
Evans, Willie age 66 yrs Sep 22, 1962  
Foster, Gary Lee infant died at birth June 23, 1962 son of Wm Foster
Gamble, Willie age 33 yrs Jan 21, 1957 obit date  
Goines, Helen E 1863 1890 OL
Goldsmith, Paul 63 yrs Sep 6, 1958 obit date  
Govance, George 82 yrs Nov 27, 1962 obit
Gowens, Phebe 1828 1884 per OL
Green, Salina A 1854 1924 -
Gregorey, Preston E 40 yrs Oct 4, 1962 common law wf Lucille Jackson
Hackley, Rebecca 1838 1909 OL
Harden, Robert 48 yrs Mar 22, 1963 obit
Harper, Elnora 1858 1932 OL
Harris, William 67 yrs Dec 3, 1957  
Humbles, Wilbert Jan 11, 1926 Amite, LA July 30, 1960 killed in hit & run accident
wf was Lillie Mae
so Mary & Wilbert Humbles Sr. per obit
Hunt, Cattrell   July 30, 1957  
Hurt, Andrew Oct 20, 1887 Sep 15, 1959 obit
Hutchinson, James Aug 25, 1956 obit
Jackson, Mary Mrs. 53 yrs Mar 25, 1961 obit date  
Johnson, infant 3 days May 27, 1958 so Mr & Mrs. Robert Johnson
Jones, Charles 1910 1956 obit
Jones, Charley Aug 7, 1907 Apr 20, 1963 born Blythesville, AR
Jones, Ivory age 60 Sep 4, 1957 obit date  
Kelly, Zollie Mar 13, 1898   born Lambert, AR
do Moody & Ella Pruit
King, Beatrice 38 yrs May 18, 1959  
King, JoeAlis 84 yrs Mar 5, 1963  
Lee, Joseph 52 yrs Nov 26, 1963  
Lett, Albin abt 1849 per census Oct 21, 1880 Civil War, Pvt. Co B 27th Regt. USCT
Govt. stone ordered June 1, 1890
dob & dod from family records
so - Othias an Sophia
Lett, O B (Othias) 67 yrs 6 mos 13 d's Nov 27, 1876  
Lett, Sophia 1815 1897 wo Othias
Macabee, Luzanie 71 yrs May 31, 1960 obit date  
Martin, James June 25, 1912 Dec 16, 1961 born Memphis, TN
Mason, Hattie age 68 yrs Feb 15, 1952 wo Frank
born Sep 30, 1884 Shreveport, LA
Mason, Miranda 1838 1885 wed James Mason 18 Apr 1867
appears in earlier census with Othias an Sophia Lett - born Ohio
Mason, Sewell June 8, 1914 Apr 16, 1931 obit date so DeMolt Mason
McCovings, Grant age 62 yrs Sep 9, 1957  
Miles, Calep 62 yrs Dec 22, 1962 obit
Miller, Cairo 57 yrs Feb 16, 1963  
Miller, Clarence 61 yrs Jan 14, 1960 Obit
Mills, John 78 yrs Jan 14, 1958 obit date  
Mitchell, Edith Dec 24, 1874 May 2, 1937  
Mitchell, Elmer Harris 72 yrs Oct 29, 1962 obit date  
Mitchell, Priscilla 1831 1912 OL
Moses, Samuel age 42 yrs July 5, 1957 July 13, 1957 brief obit
Nash, Robert 46 yrs Aug 31, 1965 obit date  
Nathaniel, Lonnie 63 yrs Feb 25, 1959 obit date  
Pointer, Alfred C 1857 1874 OL
Pointer, Rebecca 1835 1878 OL
Price, George 64 yrs Mar 3, 1964 obit date  
Rattley, Jesse 61 yrs June 30, 1960  
Reece, Roberta Aug 27, 1956 Sep 12, 1956 do David Reece
Robinson, Annie Belle Mrs. age 58 yrs Nov 4, 1957  
Ruff, Emma age 52 yrs Aug 1, 1957  
S      
Sheilds, Tracy V 23 months Sep 26, 1957 do Mary Shield
Tracy died in house fire
Sims, Preston 23 yrs July 28, 1957  
Smith, Allen 56 yrs Mar 13, 1961 obit date -
Smith, Joe Feb 8, 1896 Jan 5, 1963 born Fadey, Miss.
so Sandy & Julia Smith
his wf Lucille
Smith, Lillie Mrs. 47 yrs Jan 14, 1958 obit date  
Stenson, Henry age 68 yrs Jan 21, 1957  
Taylor, Elizabeth 80 yrs June 23, 1957 obit
Tracie, James Apr 24, 1923 Nov 25, 1958 so Aycel Tracie
Vaughn, Charley Lee 29 yrs Nov 3, 1959 obit
Vivertte, Calvin Jean Oct 29, 1965 Feb 24, 1966 so Mr. and Mrs. Albert (Emma Taylor) Vivertte
Ward, Mark infant   July 28, 1965 obit date so James Ward
White, John   Sep 2, 1956 brief obit - Sep 5, 1956
White, Lee Annie Mrs.   Jan 20, 1959  
Williams, Frank 44 yrs Feb 1, 1959 died in tenant building fire
Williams, Harriette Mrs 68 yrs Dec 1, 1958 obit date wo Garner
Willis, Judge 60 yrs Oct 29, 1958 obit date  
Wofford, Collis 14 mth July 24, 1958 do Mr. & Mrs. Benton Wofford
Zandres, Paul 56 yrs Oct 26, 1958  
Other possible research sources and publications see our main cemetery list.

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