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Bethel Cemetery

Every man should keep a fair-sized cemetery in which to bury the faults of his friends.
~ Henry Ward Beecher


Located on east side of County Road 500 Easwt and about 1/3 mile north of the intersection with County Road 900 North.
Oldest cemetery in Union Township; also known as Alpha/Bethel Cemetery.
Earliest known burial was in 1853, while the latest known burial was in 1887.
NSF = no stone found

Many thanks to Deb Curry for sharing her photographs of this old cemetery!

Updated 9/25/2016
Bethel Cemetery
Last Name First Name (Maiden) Birth Date Death Date Parents Military Obit Stone
Barkley Harriet (Daugherty) 12/25/1805 9/21/1879 photo
Barkley Harry Oren 12/30/1866 2/17/1867 L & M photo 1; photo 2
Barkley Howard M 6/21/1866 3/12/1886
Barkley Hulda A 11/21/1849 6/30/1871 photo
Barkley Jacob 9/1/1805 1/24/1856 Jacob & Rosanna photo 1; photo 2
Barkley Leonard M 6/26/1867 3/17/1887
Barkley Maria B 3/2/1847 6/9/1873
Barkley Mary T 3/1/1872 10/31/1879 Elias & Mary Clem Barkley photo
Barkley Samuel L 2/1/1852 3/11/1853 S & E C from burial records NSF
Crick Susan 4/19/1866 11/20/1868 J & J photo
Gideon Henry 9/25/1810 12/17/1868 photo 1; photo 2
Gideon Lydia 9/10/1811 10/12/1880 photo 1; photo 2
Gideon Maria Eva (Steele) 2/1/1857 5/21/1886 photo 1; photo 2
Handon Susannah 11/18/1826 7/18/1855 photo 1; photo 2
Henderson Anna Jane 11/12/1851 11/21/1872 S R & R Henderson photo
Henderson Rosannah 6/28/1815 10/29/1880 photo 1; photo 2
Krick Elsetta 8/28/1869 1/1/1874 E & L (Elijah and Louisa Krick?) photo
Krick Henry 10/16/1845 8/16/1857 D & L
Martin Mary 1811 8/27/1870 photo
Ploucher Anna Mary 3/10/1803 4/15/1887 photo 1; photo 2
Ploucher Frederick 6/29/1829 10/21/1880
Ploucher Godlep 6/29/1829 10/21/1880 military marker photo 1; photo 2
Swartz Effie I E 2/12/1877 8/30/1877 photo 1; photo 2
Swartz Lorna L 3/21/1873
Trimble Elizabeth 1795 6/17/1871 from burial records NSF



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