Cemeteries in Randolph County, Indiana

Franklin Township

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New Dayton Cemetery  (Bear Creek Cemetery) Located between county roads 300 and 400 west on the north side of 400 north. The earliest known burial was in 1840s.  At one time a church was on the south side of the road.


Race Street Cemetery

In Ridgeville, east of Walnut Street between First and Second Streets on Race Street is a small cemetery.  One of the first burials was Delilah Pierce (infant daughter of Burket) who died in 1819.


Riverside Cemetery

In the southeast edge of Ridgeville near the Mississinewa River is the old cemetery. 

The earliest known burial is 1860.  Sam Ginger, Civil War Veteran and author of the Reminiscence of the Mississinewa.


Silver's Family Cemetery

On a farm (possibly owned by the family) located along the Mississinewa River south of state road 28, near county road 500 west.  Only a few names are known for those buried here.


Unknown Cemeteries

Two other cemetery sites have been reported by residents. One is between county roads 500 west and 600 west.

The second is between state road 28 and the river in section 9.


Unnamed Cemetery 

In the 1865 plat map there is a cemetery located south of the River on county road 400 west just north of 800 north.  Nothing else is known about it at this time.

Green Township

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Caylor Family Cemetery

(Caylo Cemetery)

Shedville, Indiana

2 Memorials

Located on the north side of Indiana State Highway 28 about 0.2 miles east of its intersection with Indiana State Highway 1. 

Samuel Caylor, his first wife and an infant are buried along state road 28, just east of state road 1, on his farm.  It was said that when she died the river was too high to cross so he had no choice but to bury her here.


Emmetsville Cemetery

(Emmetsville Evangelical Cemetery)

(United Brethren Cemetery)

Ridgeville, IN

29 memorials

On state road 28 at county road 675 west is a small cemetery with the first known burials being in the 1880s.  The Church has been gone for many years; was mostly a German settlement.


Fairview Cemetery

On state road 28 at the east edge of Fairview is the burial side of Joseph McKinney, Revolutionary War Veteran.  Burials were started here by 1840.  A Memorial Stone for the soldiers of the War of 1812, is here (in front of the church) where they passed by on the way to and from the Battle of the Mississinewa.

Section 4, Town 21, Range 12, Green Township. Source: Page 121, Tucker history, 1882. 


Hopewell Cemetery

An old cemetery, with a newer part called Greenlawn, is located on the north side of county road 550 north between 700 and 800 west.  This was started in the early 1850s.

Protestant Methodist. Section 30, Town 21, Range 13, Green Township. Source: Page 121, Tucker history, 1882. 


Rockingham Cemetery

South of Emmetsville at the Mississinewa River on county road 700 west was the location of a village platted by Wm. Merine in 1833 and old-timers have reported seeing the remains of graves in the river banks.


Soldiers of 1812 Cemetery

(Battle Of Mississinewa Memorial)

Fairview, IN

3 Memorials

Just north of the Mississinewa on state road 1, where Dinner Creek crosses the road, is the site of the graves of three soldiers of 1812, Jesse Benton, Thompson Carnahan, and Salem Peyatt.  A memorial is being built there at the present time.  Alwyn Carder’s family, for three generations, has kept the site marked and his working with a Preservation Society to get this memorial set, and to erect information signs. On the side of the road, there are three monuments here, all of fallen War of 1812 enlisted men: a volunteer from Kentucky, a Volunteer from Pennsylvania, and a Regular. There is an informative Historical Marker at the site. WARNING: DO NOT VENTURE INTO THE WOODS AT THIS SITE! THE GROUND IS DANGEROUS AND KNOWN TO HAVE AREAS OF QUICKSAND.


Steubenville Cemetery

On the east side of state road 1 at the south side of the Mississinewa River is the old cemetery started in the 1830s.  When the road was straightened, after the cover bridge was gone, it left the cemetery without an access.  It is being taken care of at the present time.  This area is prone to flooding, and mosquitoes and other bugs are rampant during the warmer months, so take precautions.


Cherry Grove Cemetery

County Road 900 West, Fairview, IN. 

About 92 memorials.

Now located in the McVey forest where the town of Steubenville stood at one time,about 1/4 mile down a path off Hwy 1. 1/4 mile north of the River.
This is not called Steubenville Cemetery. First Burial 1839 and the last in 1903. 

Greensfork Township

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Alexander Cemetery

(Alexander Graveyard)

(Alexander's)

Spartanburg, IN

About 69 memorials.

Section 1, Tonw 16, Range 1, Greensfork Township.  Source: Page 121, Tucker history, 1882.

 

Arba Cemetery

Arba, IN

About 856 memorials

Friend's Cemetery, Section 33, Town 16, Range 1, Greensfork Township. Source: Page 121, Tucker history, 1882. 


Hopewell Cemetery

Farmland, Indiana

About 1,735 memorials. 


Mt. Gilead Cemetery

Gilead

Crete, Indiana.

About 163 memorials.

Located by County Road 900 south, southeast from Lynn and southwest from Crete, Indiana.

Disciples. Section 21, Town 16, Range 1, Greensfork Township. Source: Page 121, Tucker history, 1882. 


Norwich Cemetery

(Crist Cemetery)

(Wiggs Cemetery)

Spartanburg, Indiana.

About 33 memorials.

Established in 1825. Pioneer families of Randolph County burial site. A survey of the cemetery was conducted by Tom Allen in September 2013. Located in a grove of trees about 1/2 mile from the nearest road on the farm located at 7392 South 750 East.  A Friends meeting-house and school were once located about 150 feet south. Private property, please be respectful if you plan to visit the site. 


Spartanburg Cemetery

Spartanburg, Indiana

About 2,292 memorials.


Jackson Township

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Brick Memorial Park Cemetery

(German Baptist Cemetery)

(Brethren Brick Cemetery)

(Brethren Cemetery)

(Dunkard Cemetery)

Union City, Indiana

About 611 memorials. 

North State Line Road (County Road 900 E / County Road 12), north of Union City: about 400 feet north of its intersection with E County Road 400 N. 

Friends. Section 13, Town 18, Range 1, Jackson Township. Source: Page 121, Tucker history, 1882. 


Hoover Cemetery

(Peter Hoover Cemetery)

Union City, Indiana

About 98 memorials.

Located: East County Road 50 South; about 0.4 miles east of its intersection with Indiana State Route 227. 


Johnson Family Cemetery

Johnson's Family

Union City, Indiana.

About 10 memorials.

Section 33, Town 18, Range 1, Jackson Township. Source: Page 121, Tucker history, 1882. 


New Lisbon Cemetery

New Lisbon, Indiana

About 221 memorials.

Located on the southwest corner of the intersection of County Roads 800 East and 550 North. Some of the stones are written in German. The old cemetery is a short distance south of the new one, and on the other (the east) side of the highway.

Disciples. Sections 11 & 12, Town 18, Range 1, Jackson Township. Source: Page 121, Tucker history, 1882. 


New Pittsburg Cemetery

New Pittsburg, Indiana

About 579 memorials.

Located: 1000 East County Road 1000 North. 


Pleasant Hill Cemetery

Details not available at this time. 


Unmarked Graves


Monroe Township

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Bear Creek Cemetery

(New Dayton Cemetery)

Farmland, IN

About 682 memorials.


Booher Cemetery

No information available at this time.


Garringer Family Cemetery

Parker City, Indiana

About 6 memorials.

Small family cemetery north of Parker City for the family of Isaac Jacob and Sarah Boots Garringer. It has one large monument with headstones and four smaller individual stones. In the 1970s, the cemetery was enclosed with an iron fence. Burials include Isaac, his wife Sally Boots Garringer, his mother Elizabeth Smith Garringer, two children and one grandchild.


Macy Cemetery 

(Bush Creek Cemetery)

No information available at this time. 


Pleasant Hill Cemetery

No information available at this time.


Rehobeth Cemetery

(Rehobeth Methodist Episcopal Cemetery)

Parker City, Indiana

About 105 memorials.

Location: East of the Rehoboth United Methodist Church on the east side of North County Road 1000 West about 200 feet south of its intersection with West County Road 400 North. 


Unknown Cemetery




Stoney Creek Township

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(Also called Stony Creek Township.) 


African Methodist, Section 12, Town 19, Range 12, Stony Creek Township. Page 151, Tucker history, 1882.  


Cedar Cemetery
About 215 memorials.

Friends. Section 26, Town 20, Range 12, Stony Creek Township. Source: Page 121, Tucker history, 1882. 


Old Terrel Cemetery (Union Cemetery)


Poplar Run Cemetery


Swingley Cemetery


Thornburg Cemetery


Unnamed Cemetery


White River Christian Cemetery


Windsor Cemetery


(? name)

"west of Maxville", Section 26, Town 20, Range 12, Stony Creek Township. Source: Page 121, Tucker history, 1882. 



Union Township

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Cabin Creek Cemetery

(Bethel African Methodist Episcopal Cemetery) (Union Baptist Cemetery) 

(AME Cemetery) (Cabin Creek North Cemetery) (Wood Cemetery)

Scott Corner, Indiana

About 36 memorials. Located on the east side of E County Road 800 W (Indiana State Highway 1) about 0.4 miles north of its intersection with W County Road 400 S. 

Cabin Creek Settlement was started in the early 1820's by people of color. Some were escaped or freed slaves, others were born free. The Underground Railroad was active in the area. 


Buena Vista Cemetery

Winchester, IN

About 2,633 memorials.



Cropper Cemetery


Huntsville Cemetery


Leeka Cemetery


Little Creek Cemetery


Nettle Creek Baptist Cemetery


Old Losantville Cemetery


Pleasant Ridge Cemetery


Riverside Cemetery




White River Township

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Clark Family Cemetery

Winchester, IN

9 Memorials.

This burial plot contains 8 members of the Clark Family. There is one stone marker. 


Dunkirk Friends Cemetery

Located: West County Road 50 South, Winchester, IN

About 67 memorials.

 It is three and 1/2 miles west of Winchester. 

Friends. Section 26, Town 20, Range 14, White River Township. Source: Page 121, Tucker history, 1882. 


Fountain Park

Section 20, Town 20, Range 13, White River Township. Source: Page 121, Tucker history, 1882. 


Maxville.

Methodist. Section 20, Town 20, Range 13, White River Township. Source: Page 121, Tucker history, 1882. 


Mt. Zion.

Methodist, Section 2, Town 19, Range 14, White River Township. Source: Page 121, Tucker history, 1882. 


Neff.

Family.

Section 33, Town 20, Range 14, White River Township. Source: Page 121, Tucker history, 1882. 


N. Dayton.

Section 35, Town 21, Range 14, White River Township. Source: Page 121, Tucker history, 1882. 


Woodlawn.

White River Township. Source: Page 121, Tucker history, 1882. 


Wysong Cemetery

Winchester, IN

2 unmarked memorials on a high ridge to the rear of a log cabin home.

Located on land that belonged to the
Valentine Wysong Family. South of Winchester and north of W 300 S.Road, between what is today, S. Bloomingport Road. and S.Base Road.

Washington Township

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Cherry Grove Cemetery.

8950  S 50 E, Lynn, IN 47355.

About 915 memorials.

The cemetery is located in Washington Township on the east side of South County Road 50 East about 0.1 miles south of its intersection with East County Road 875 South. 

Friends. Section 4, Town 18, Range 14, Washington Township. Source: Page 121, Tucker history, 1882. 


Liberty.

Section 32, Town 19, Range 14, Washington Township. Source: Page 121, Tucker history, 1882. 


Lynn.

Friends. Section 11, Town 18, Range 14, Washington Township. Source: Page 121, Tucker history, 1882. 



Wayne Township

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Bartonia Cemetery

Bartonia, IN

About 72 memorials.


Brick Memorial Park Cemetery

(Brick Cemetery)

(Brethren Brick Cemetery)

(Dunkard Cemetery)

(German Baptist Cemetery)

Union City, IN

About 611 memorials. 

N State Line Road (County Road 900 E / County Road 12)

The cemetery is located in Jackson Township on the west side of North State Line Road about 400 feet north of its intersection with East County Road 400 North. 


Catholic

Union City, Indiana. Section 23, Town 18, Range 1, Wayne Township. Source: Page 121, Tucker history, 1882. 


Griffis Family

Section 25, Town 17, Range 1, Wayne Township. Source: Page 121, Tucker history, 1882. 


Hoover's

Section 12, Town 17, Range 1, Wayne Township. Source: Page 121, Tucker history, 1882. 


Jericho.

Friends. Section 20, Town 20, Range 15, Wayne Township. Source: Page 121, Tucker history, 1882. 


Peacock's

Family. Section 10, Town 20, Range 15, Wayne Township. Source: Page 121, Tucker history, 1882. 



Ward Township

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Clear Creek Cemetery

(Brouse Cemetery)

(Browse Cemetery)

(Mocks Cemetery)

(Nickey Cemetery)

6 memorials

Located in east of US 27 and north of County Road 600 North.


West River Township

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Buena Vista 

Section 9, Town 19, Range 13, West River Township. Source: Page 121, Tucker history, 1882. 


Huntsville.

Section 28, Town 19, Range 13, West River Township. Source: Page 121, Tucker history, 1882. 



Nettle Creek Township

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Little Creek.

Baptist. Section 13, Town 18, Range 12, Nettle Creek Township. Source: Page 121, Tucker history, 1882. 


Losantville (South).

Section 16, Town 18, Range 12, Nettle Creek Township. Source: Page 121, Tucker history, 1882. 



Cemetery

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