Directions: Smithfield Township
T°35N R°13E 41 29.911' W°085
This private cemetery was located on CR31, north of CR10, on the
east side of the road (CR31) on the edge of a private owned woods.
From US6 in Waterloo, go north on Center St. and CR35, then west on CR10.
From I69 at Ashley, go east on County Line Rd/Old SR4/Steuben CR800S, then
south on CR31.
From Waterloo, take SR427 south to CR36 and turn east. The
private cemetery is located on the north side of the road between 0.25
and 0.5 miles west of SR427. It is located to the side of a private
From "History of DeKalb County Cemeteries" by Dorothy A. Ditmars, April
This following description was given by John Hammon of
"This cemetery is located on the John Hamman farm.
It is seven rods north, five rods east, in South West corner of Section 9,
Smithfield township. It contains 35 square rods. The ground was
given by William Hoffman. The first burial made here, was 1857, and
was the wife of Mr. Hoffman. His daughter is also buried here.
The Henry Forney family also rest in this cemetery.
Pictures and Transcriptions
of Stones in the Forney Cemetery
Meril, Emma A.