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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 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.)


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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Did You Know?

Wilbur Wright, co-inventor of the airplane with his brother, Orville, attended school in Richmond, Indiana. His family moved to Dayton, Ohio in June of 1884 just before he would have received his diploma from Richmond High School. The diploma was awarded to him posthumously on April 16, 1994.