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Harrison Township – Pickaway Cemetery




The James Short and William Millar families donated the land establishing what became the Harrison Township Cemetery in South Bloomfield.  These families were among the early settlers who arrived in 1798 and 1799. Sarah Holmes (1799-1801), daughter of Jonathan and Rachel Holmes, and granddaughter of James Short was the first burial in October 1801.

Harrison Township Cemetery 5501 S. Union Street, Ashville, Ohio 43103

Located off St Rte 23 south of SR 316 in the Village of South Bloomfield

Jared Conner Sexton and Operations Manager 740-983-3601 Contact for purchase of cemetery plots and burials

Shawn Rawlins 740-­285-1356 or Spencer Cheek 740-983­-6414 Contact for monument foundations or military markers


  Harrison Twp Cemetery Rules Revised 01-27-2022

Cemetery lot and opening/closing fees will be waived for any Harrison Township resident who is serving as active duty military, firefighter, or law enforcement when killed in the line of duty.  This waiver will also apply to a non-resident firefighter when killed in the line of duty while working for Harrison Township Fire Department.