Warren County Genealogical Society
Warren County, Ohio
Chapter of Ohio Genealogical Society

Bethany Christian Church Cemetery
Turtlecreek Township


(513) 695-1144


406 Justice Drive, Lebanon, Ohio 45036
Hours: 9 AM-4 PM Monday through Friday

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This online index only lists the individual, death date (if known) and reference page. We are creating a master index of everyone who is buried in this county and their burial location to aid researchers. We are especially in need of people buried here who have no stones or whose stones no longer exist. If you have any of this information or if you have additional information for anyone who is buried in this cemetery, please email the Warren County Genealogical Society.

Cemetery Description

Cemetery Name

Bethany Christian Church

Variant Name(s) Bethany United Church of Christ Cemetery





First Known Burial


General Condition

Highly Maintained

Tombstone Condition


OGS Cemetery #



The Bethany United Church of Christ Cemetery is located in Turtlecreek Township 1026 S. State Route 123 (just west of Interstate 71, exit 32) .  Address:  1026 S. State Route 123, Lebanon, Ohio 45036
Phone: 513-932-7139


39 25' 0.41" N, 84 09' 20.39" W


Section 23, Township 5E, Range 3N

Property Account:

5323444 (Bethany Christian Church)

Parcel ID:

13222000031 (3.4 acres)


GIS Map of Location      Plat Map      Township Map


Cemetery History

According to Beers History of Warren County, a Bethany Church was located on this site as early as 1815. The first preacher, Richard Simonton was ordained on the 18th of October, 1821 and the church was formally organized as a Christian (or New Light) Church on Dec. 15, 1821. The church is now occupied by the Bethany United Church of Christ who continue to operate this active cemetery.  Revolutionary War veteran is Peter Banta / Bonta.  War of 1812 veterans include: Samuel S. Jack, Cyrus Simonton and Joseph Young.   Many other veterans buried here. 


Cemetery Transcriptions

Tombstone Images

Gravestone photos for the Warren County, Ohio Virtual Cemetery Project are being posted to the Warren County OHGenWeb Project
To view images ===> Bethany Cemetery
To submit images ==> email to Arne H. Trelvik at atrelvik@gmail.com [please send high resolution digital images if available]


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