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Eel River Township, Hendricks County, Indiana
SW ¼ of the NE ¼ of Sec 7, T16N R2W
First visited August 14, 2005

This cemetery is on the north side of 550N across from #8501.  From that house, walk north across the road, through the field to the woods.  Follow the line between the field and the woods east until the woods turn to the south.  Enter the woods and walk north on what is currently a mowed path.  The cemetery is on the south edge of the ridge.

NW: N39°50.625’ W86°40.690’
SE: N39°50.615’ W86°40.684’

Approximate Center:
N39°50.620’ W86°40.687’ or
N395037 W864041

This cemetery was fully restored in the summer of 2008 by Jessica Felix and the Page descendents.  It is on property that was recently bought by Ed Britton.  A small plot that surrounds the cemetery will be deeded to the Page descendents. When this cemetery was first visited there were no stones standing.  Most were piled against a stack base in the middle of the cemetery. All but one tablet stone was broken, many in multiple pieces. The land was logged a few years ago, which added to the already poor condition.  Small trees, brush and weeds were removed from the cemetery then the stones were cleaned, repaired and reset.  The result is a beautiful pioneer family cemetery.
Buried in the cemetery are Williamson and Elizabeth (McCloud) Page, their daughter Elizabeth (Page) Baber, their son Steven Page, and their grandsons Oliver Page, James Shepherd and Jeremiah Shepherd. Individual headstone photos and biographies can be found at Find-A-Grave .

     Pile    During     Wm Before
                                Before: Pile of Stones                                             After Site Clearing & Before Stone Restoration               Williamson Page's Stone Before

Finished       Wm Finished
                                                                            Finished Cemetery                                             Williamson Page's Stone After Restoration

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