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

Hobgden Farm Cemetery
Franklin 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

Hobgden Farm

Variant Name(s) Hodgen Farm, Dearth





First Known Burial


General Condition


Tombstone Condition

Very Poor

OGS Cemetery #



One mile SW of Franklin.  Off private drive on the north side of East Decker Rd.   Mailboxes 6360 and 6338 Decker Rd. lead to the private drive. Turn on this private drive and walk to the end of the cul-de-sac. You will see a red brick house with white columns to your left and a tall board fence behind the house with an opening in the fence to the right side of the house.  The cemetery is behind the fence under the two large trees (maple and ash). 


39 32' 22.92'' N, 84 19'  12.36'' W


Section 6, Township 1 East, Range 5 North

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GIS Map of Location      Plat Map      Township Map

Cemetery History

The cemetery is now a part of a cow pasture owned by Vester Powell.  Jim Hodgen owned the farm in the 1950's.  Ron Ruppert bought the Hodgen Farm.  The original farm containing the cemetery was split at some point.  Vester Powell owns the cemetery and Ron Ruppert owns another part of the farm. 

Cemetery Transcriptions

This cemetery was visited and photographed by Linda Eckert in December 2009. Five tombstones were found with two being for the same person. All the stones were broken and lying in a field.  The earliest burial was for Jane Harlatt wife of Peter, who died on 26 May 1827.  Surnames in this cemetery include Hahn, Harlatt and Davis.

Gravestone Images

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


Alphabetical Index

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This page was created on 22 December 2009 last updated on 18 November 2011