Cemeteries

To assist you in your genealogical research, here are links to local web sites with cemetery and tombstone information:

Wayne County Cemeteries

Brittain-Reynolds Cemetery - New Garden Township, Wayne County, Indiana

Cook Cemetery - Morgan Creek Road, Williamsburg, Indiana

Concord Methodist Episcopal Cemetery - Franklin Township, Wayne County, Indiana
(Restoration Project)

Evans Family Cemetery - Clay Township, Wayne County, Indiana

Fairfield Cemetery - Greens Fork, Indiana

Friendship Baptist Cemetery - New Garden Township, Wayne County, IN

Heiney Cemetery - Jackson Township, Wayne County, Indiana

Kepler Family Cemetery - Harrison Township, Wayne County, Indiana

Locust Grove Cemetery - Abington Township, Wayne County, IN

Mount Pleasant Cemetery - North of Williamsburg, Indiana

Mount Vernon Cemetery - Franklin Township, Wayne County, IN

South Cemetery - Greens Fork, Indiana

Sugar Grove Cemetery - Sugar Grove Road, Clay Township, East of Hagerstown, Indiana.

West Grove Cemetery - Center Township, northwest of Centerville, Indiana.

Randolph County Cemetery

Union Chapel Cemetery - near Carlos, Indiana, just north of the Wayne County line.

Reference Books

Available at Morrisson-Reeves Library in Richmond - among others:

R 929.5 D28 -- Dean, Arnold. CEMETERY DIRECTORY OF WAYNE COUNTY, INDIANA. 1991.

R 929.5 G33 -- Gennett, Hazel Reid. CEMETERY RECORDS OF EASTERN WAYNE COUNTY, INDIANA. D.A.R., 1948.

R 929.5 Y81 -- Yount, Beverly. TOMBSTONE INSCRIPTIONS IN WAYNE COUNTY, INDIANA. 1968. (Index in vol. 4.)

Resources

The Political Graveyard - Wayne County - Information on the political history, politicians, cemeteries and memorial sites in the county.

Wayne County Pioneer Cemeteries Restoration Project

Find-a-Grave: Wayne County, Indiana

Cemetery Etiquette

Cemetery Locator Database - locations of Indiana cemeteries, by the Indiana State Library, Genealogy Division

Find-a-Grave: Indiana

Henry County Cemetery Web Sites

Indiana Cemeteries - by Interment.net

Indiana Cemetery Information

The Indiana Pioneer Cemeteries Restoration Project

Gravestone FAQ - information on rubbings, proper cleaning procedures, identification, and symbolism.

How to do Tombstone Rubbing

The Records Project - public records database

Tombstone Meanings

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