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Tale of two tombstones: Luman Willard grave marker discovered in Ashland backyard

ASHLAND — Tom and Gigi Oakley found a headstone on their Brookside Drive property. Then the situation got weird. The grave marker, split in half, bears the name Luman Willard, who died in Hayesville in 1849. Records and a visit to the Hayesville-Vermillion Cemetery more than eight miles away indicate Willard is buried there — with another marker in place. Online sleuthing turns up information that indicates Willard is likely the grandfather of […]
Source: The Daily Jeff – News from Camberidge OH

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