LaGrange County Cemetery Burial Listings

If you have an cemetery listing involving LaGrange County please e-mail Patti Norton and I'll put it online. 
Also see our list of LaGrange Cemeteries Here.



Bev Draper has begun walking some of the LaGrange County Cemeteries and posting her findings on a website. You can find her current listings here- My Diggings in LaGrange County
 


BORNTRAGER FAMILY CEMETERY
Greenfield twp., W side of 375E, S of 750N.

Row 1 East side, So. to No.

1  Allen Borntrager, son of J.C.&E.          8 yrs.old,       Jan. 12, 1885
2  Joseph C. Borntrager                      Dec. 22, 1837,   Apr. 19, 1915
3  Elizabeth Brontrager, wife of J.C.        July 6, 1851,    July 28, 1918
4  Sylvia Borntrager, dau. of J.C.&E.        1885             1918
Row 2
1  David F. Borntrager, son of J.C.&L.       10 mo. old, Jan. 11, 1880
2  Isaac C. Borntrager, son of J.C.&L.       4 yrs. old, Jan. 15, 1880
3  Nancy A. Borntrager, dau. of J.C.&L.      8 yrs. old, Jan. 11, 1880
4  Rebecca Borntrager, wife of Benjamin      25 yrs. old, Oct. 30, 1866
5  Sarah E. Borntrager, dau. of J.C.&L.      10 yrs. old, Jan. 09, 1880
6  Lydia Borntrager, wife of Joseph C.       34 yrs. old, Jan. 25, 1880
Row 3, Outside of Iron Fence.
1  Peter Keim  1782                          July 28, 1870
2  Mary Troyer, dau. of N.J. & F. broken     Sept. 9, ?
Contributed by Lori Kime

FILLMORE FAMILY CEMETERY
Greenfield twp., S. Side of St. Rd. 120, at 1000E.

Cemetery was destroyed when St. Rd. 120 was widened. One stone remains inside the 
old Fillmore home, east of the cemetery site.

1  Laura A. Francis, wife of J.C.             21 yrs. old   Aug. 11, 1848
Contributed by Lori Kime
HARDING FAMILY CEMETERY
Lima twp., N. Side of 700N, E. of 250 E.
This cemetery was destroyed in the construction of the Toll Road. Dirt was removed from the
cemetery site. One stone was saved, that of Micajah Harding Jr. & his wife Lydia. 
This stone was erected on the Donald Dilts property (Private) on the banks of a stream near 
the cemetery site. Following taken from records...
1  George E. Chapman, son of M.S. & E.E.       1848                   1848
2  Moses S. Chapman                            1813                   1854
3  Micajah Harding Jr.                         41yrs.                 July 23, 1854
   Lydia Harding, wife of Micajah Jr.         65yrs.                 Jan. 8, 1880
4  Micajah Harding Sr.                         1761                   1849 
       A Revolutionary Soldier.  Served as Captain of the 4th Company in the 2nd Regiment, 
       of the Luzerne Brigade, of the Militia, of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania in 1793 - 
       August 17 Governor of Penn. for a term of 7 yrs.  He was 68 yrs. old when he moved to
       this  area.  His wife Betsey may have died in Wayne County, New York.  Father of 5 children. 
       Micajah Jr., Daniel, Jesse, Sallie, & Lucy.
Contributed by Lori Kime
PRETTY PRAIRIE (UNITED METHODIST CHURCH) CEMETERY
Greenfield Twp. CR 750N just west of CR 475E

"My great grandfather and mother with two of their sons are buried there."
Thomas Sweeney (d) 7/8/1880
Mary Sweeney (b) 9/12/1837 - (d) 2/24/1925 (in Washington DC)
Julian O. Sweeney 1873 - (d) 6/30/1910
Edward Sweeney 7/19/1863 - (d) 3/29/1943
Contributed by Don Caton
 

Louis O. DeBow July 28, 1830-May 10, 1903
Mahala, His Wife Nov. 6, 1830- Aug., 24, 1904
Deslina Mar. 12, 1856-July 5, 1884
Contributed by Dave DeBow (aka de Beaux)
Picture of Gravestone
 
 

SEXAUER FAMILY CEMETERY
Lima twp., East side of Still Lake
Only two stones remain in this cemetery.

1  Rachel Lock, dau. of Thomas G. Lock           1yr.    Aug. 1, 1886
2  John Gardner                                  65yrs.  Sep. 20, 1830
Contributed by Lori Kime

ST. JAMES CHAPEL CEMETERY
Lima twp., On the Howe Military School Campus.

In the Crypt inside the Chapel.

1  The Rt. Rev. Walter Conrad Klein               1904     1980    
                     4th Bishop of Northern Ind. 1962-1972 
2  Reginald Mallett                               1893     1965    
                     3rd Bishop of Northern Ind. 1944-1963
3  Lucy Atkinson Murchison Mallett                1898     1959    
                     Wife of Reginald Mallett
4  Frances Marie (Glidden) Howe            May 20, 1825    May 21, 1904     
                     Founder of Howe School, wife of John B. Howe 
5  John Bedlam Howe                        March 3,1812    Jan. 22, 1883    
                     Founder of Howe School
6  Campbell Gray                           1879            1944    
                     Bishop of Northern Ind. 1925-1944
7  Virginia (Morgan)Gray                   1886            1878    
                     Wife of Campbell Gray
8  John Hazen White                        1849            1925    
                     4th Bishop of Ind.- May 1, 1895    
                     1st Bishop of Ind.- April 25, 1899
9  Louise (Holbrook) White                 1858            1928    
                     Wife of John H. White
10 John Hayward McKenzie                   May 31, 1862    Aug. 3, 1920     
                     Rector, 1895-1920  On the Lawn South of the Chapel.
11 Burrett B. Bouton                       Dec. 3, 1902    Oct. 23, 1965     
                     Supt. of Howe Military School, 1934-1965
12 Rev. Robert J. Murphy                   Mar. 24,1896    Nov. 30, 1978     
                     Priest, Scholar, Beloved Husband.     
   Marion W. Murphy, his wife              Mar. 21, 1896   Not dec.
Contributed by Lori Kime

Mack Cemetery
Van Buren Twp. - On St. Rd. 120, South Side. 3/10 mile W. of 1150 & 600 N. 
West end, North to South.

Row 1
1  Ann Brockman          79 yrs.      Oct. 25, 1880
2  Edwin Owen                         1824        1908
3  Mary Owen                          1827        1900

Row 2
1  Leonard Baker, son of J.F. & A.    1865        1865
2  Evaline Baker, dau. of J.F. & A.   11yrs.      1865
3  Marow Mack, son of R. & E.         3 yrs.    Mar. 12, 1851

Row 3
1 Josiah Remington       No marker.                1837
2 Polly M. Vangilder, dau. of B. & H. 9 yrs.    Sept. 17, 1857
3 William Vangilder, son of B. & H.   11 yrs.   June 20, 1857
4 Willis Dwight, son of Chas. & Ann   1858      Oct. 21, 1863
5 Mary Dwight, 1st wife of Chas.      1818         1854
6 Charles Dwight                  --           Mar. 24, 1889
7 Mary Dwight, dau. of Chas. & Ann--             1863
* 8 Addie Dwight, dau. of Chas. & Ann 1853     18 yrs.  1871

*Addie was shot by a young man, at Stone Lake in view of her class of
Pupils.  First tragic murder in Van Buren Twp.

9 Ann Dwight, 2nd wife of Chas.       48yrs.     Apr. 8, 1879
10 Lydia Dower  No Marker.            1847          1863

Row 4
1 Orson Mack                          1824         1879
  Catherine Mack, wife of Orson       1841         No date.
2 Mary Jane Mack, dau. of Orson and Catherine      1857  1858
3 Margaret Adelia Mack,
    dau. of Orson and Catherine       1864         1891
4 Infant son of E. & A. Lee           8 days.      1900
Contributed by Lori Kime