Mayfield Township was organized on April 17, 1843 at a meeting held at a school near the home of Martin Stiles. One of the first decisions made that day was to establish a "burial ground". Indeed, a burial ground was established. And it was named after Stiles.
Today, Stiles Cemetery, located adjacent to the
A Veterans Memorial Garden and Civil War cannon (top left) honor our nation's veterans in Stiles Cemetery. Most recentlyadding a Cremains Columbarium. The cemetery is the resting place for many veterans, some of whom served in conflicts dating back to the Civil War.