Where is Catherine Simmons Minteer, 1801-1846, Harrison County, Ohio burial cemetery?

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John and Catherine Simmons Minteer, resided in Cadiz, Harrison County, Ohio. They were married 1822, had 5 children, Eli, Elizabeth, John, Joseph, Catherine and Lewis.  Catherine's birth date is 1801 and death is 1846 or 1847. It is believed two children, Elizabeth and John did not reach adult maturity and are buried in the same area as their mother. A second marriage for John Minteer was to Ann Moffett in 1847.
in Genealogy Help by Patricia Schaffer G2G Rookie (250 points)
I'm also trying to find Simmons ancestors in the 1820-1850 era in Ohio.

I have recently discovered that our ancestor Lafayette W Simmons ( born Ohio 1832) appears to have been indentured as a 'poor boy' in 1839 in Shelby County, Indiana.  So his parents or father may have died in Ohio between 1832 and 1839.  Still no clue to their names or any siblings.

Some census records show his father as born in Baden, Germany, so there may have been a German spelling of the family name.

Good hunting!

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Catherine Minteer's marriage in Harrison, Ohio in 1850 to Jacob Barger. 

Catherine Minteer

mentioned in the record of Jacob Barger and Catherine Minteer

Name Jacob Barger
Spouse's Name Catherine Minteer
Event Date 09 Jul 1850
Event Place Harrison,Ohio

CITING THIS RECORD

"Ohio Marriages, 1800-1958," database, FamilySearch(https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:XDK8-2JC : accessed 11 May 2016), Jacob Barger and Catherine Minteer, 09 Jul 1850; citing Harrison,Ohio, reference ; FHL microfilm 0894638 V. D-F.

by Frank Gill G2G Astronaut (2.3m points)
Mr. Gill:  Thank you for addressing my inquiry regarding Catherine Minteer, the daughter to Catherine Simmons Minteer.  It is validation of the research I have for Catherine Minteer Barger.

In my research for Catherine Minteer Simmons, 1801-1846, I have hit a "brick wall" trying to locate her and the two children, John and Elizabeth, who all passed and believed buried in Cadiz or near area, Harrison County, Ohio.  In reaching out to Wiki, other genealogist's sources may lead to further research and the ability to add another piece of the puzzle to the family ancestry. Wiki does excellent standards in this capacity. Thank you for being a part of this organization.  I remain optimistic, but I realistically may have to admit my query, and this part of my family ancestry may not be resolved.

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