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Elkhart County
Indiana Pioneer Cemeteries Restoration Project

The Indiana Pioneer Cemeteries Restoration Project was begun in October 1997 as an effort to generate public awareness about the neglected pioneer cemeteries of Indiana. The state of Indiana is home to thousands of abandoned or neglected pioneer cemeteries, the oldest of which now approach 200 years. The goal of this project is to restore and preserve as many of these cemeteries as possible. This project was founded on the belief that we owe our pioneer ancestors a better monument than a forgotten grave amid bramble and thicket.
Hello, my name is Rebecca Akens and I am the county coordinator for Elkhart and LaGrange Counties. If you have any questions about the project, please e-mail me. This page is under major construction, so please bear with me. I have a lot in mind for this project and of course, there are never enough hours in the day!

Elkhart County Cemeteries
Adams Neff Alonzo Gilbert Alwine Baker Street
Studebaker/Bainter Baintertown Bethel Conservative Benton Lutheran
Bonneyville Brown Bull Burkett
California Carlton/Clevland Union Cart Cathcart
Clinton Brick Clinton Frame Clinton Union Cooper Public
Cornell Ox Bow County Home (last) County Home (old) Cripe
Dieredorf Dodge Graveyard Dutch Lutheran/German Reformed Eight Square
Eldridge Elkhart Prarie Fairhaven Amish First Congregational Church
First Presbyterian Church Flickinger Forest Grove Geisinger/Cooper Public
German Baptist/Pleasant Valley German Reformed/Dutch Lutheran Grace Lawn Greenwood
Griner Harrison Chapel Heaton Baptist/Proctor Hess
Hire Hochstetler Hoke/Miller Holdeman Mennonite
Hostetler/Kauffman Inffert-Wambaugh/Union Center-East Illionois/Town Burying Ground Inbody/Union Chapel
Indian Burial Grounds A Indian Burial Grounds B Indian Burial Grounds Ivins/Osborn
Jackson Little Pine Locke Township/Weldy Lutheran/Benton Lutheran
Maple Grove/Whitehead/Turkey Creek Mast/Alonzo Gilbert Mast/Stutsman McConaughy Farm
Mennonite-Brethren/Old Yellow Creek Middlebury Street Middleton Run/Middleton-Downing Miller
Miller/Hoke Miller/Thomas/Fairhaven Amish Morris/St.John's Catholic Morris
Neff-Adams New Paris Nisley Noffsinger
North Union Oakland Avenue/Pleasant Plain Oakridge Oakridge
Old German Baptist Old Yellow Creek/Mennonite-Brethren Olive/Dodge Graveyard/Shaum's Burial Ground Osborn/Ivins
Osceola Osolo Pine Creek/Pleasant View Pippenger/Union Center-West
Pleasant Plain/Oakland Ave. Pleasant Valley/German Baptist Church Pleasant View/Pine Creek Pletcher
Prarie Street Prairie View/Alwine/Elkhart Prairie Primative Baptist Proctor/Heaton Baptist
Rice Rock Run Rodibaugh/Baintertown Rowe
Sailor Salem Mennonite Shutts Farm Shaum's Burying Ground/Olive/Dodge Graveyard
Solomon Creek South East Clinton South Haven South Union
Sparklin St. John's St. John's Catholic/Morris St. John's Episcopal Church
St. John's of the Cross Episcopal/St. John's St. Vincent Stouder Studebaker/Bainter
Stutsman Stutsman/Mast Sugar Grove Terwilliger
Thomas/Fairhaven Amish/Miller Town Burying Groud/Illinois Trout Creek Turkey Creek/Whitehead/Maple Grove
Union/Yellow Creek Brick Union Center West/Pippenger/Stouder Union Chapel/Inbody Unitarian Universal Fellowship- Scattering Ground
Union Center-East/Iffert/Wambaugh Union Chapel/Clinton Union Violett Vistula
Weldy/Locke Township Wenger West Goshen Weymer
Wheeler Whisler/Yellow Creek Frame Whitehead/Turkey Creek/Maple Grove Woodlawn Amish Mennonite
Yellow Creek Brick/Union Yellow Creek Frame/Whisler Yoder Zion (Lutheran)

This list was compiled by Patricia K. Jones