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Forney Cemetery


Directions: Smithfield Township, S°9    T°35N   R°13E   41 29.911'  W°085  02.716'
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 home.

From "History of DeKalb County Cemeteries" by Dorothy A. Ditmars, April 18, 1924.

    This following description was given by John Hammon of Ashley, Indiana.
    "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

Forney, Henry
Forney, Nelly
Hoffman, Mar(y?)
Hoffman, William
Meril, Emma A.
Till, Amanda

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