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Keister Cemetery
Located in Lynn Township
Adjacent to Indiana Highway 69
(In the 1950s the location was described as 100 yards south of Benton's Garage.  That building is now long gone.)
38.06325, -87.92263
(Private Property.)

Last update:    02 Dec 2014

SurnameGiven NameBirth DeathNotes VeteranPhoto
Gough Lewis A
abt 1843
24 Apr 1878
Husband of Tamzel (Hobbs) Gough.  Married 15 Aug 1866. 

Son of Green & Maria (Keister) Gough. 

Corp'l. Co. M, 6th Ind. Cav.
Enlisted in Company A, Indiana 91st Infantry Regimen on 10 Aug 1862. 

Enlisted in Company H, Indiana 91st Infantry Regiment on 19 Jul 1863.  Mustered out on 7 Sep 1863.

Enlisted in Company M, Indiana 6th Cavalry Regiment on 9 Oct 1863.  Promoted to Full Corporal.  Mustered out on 15 Sep 1865 at Murfreesboro, Tennessee.

Keister Daniel
16 May 1825
20 Nov 1848
Son of James & Sarah (Saltzman) Keister.

Keister George
abt 1769
19 July 1844
Husband of Katherine (Schaffer) Keister. 

"Aged about 75 yrs."

Keister George, Jr.
-- 14 Dec 1889
Son of George & Katherine (Schaffer) Keister.

Aged:  75 Yrs. 6 Mo. 4 Ds.

Keister James
abt 1801
abt 1876
Husband of Sarah (Saltzman) Keister.  Married 20 Jun 1822.

Son of George & Katherine (Schaffer) Keister. 

Aged:  71 Yrs. 

Note:  Sarah (Saltzman) Keister may also be buried here, but there is no documentation.  She was born abt 1804 in Westmoreland County, Pennsylvania to John & Salome Saltzman.  No information on her date of death. Information supplied by Linda (Saltzman) McCall.

NSF; from C Cox book.
Keister Josiah
abt 1807
15 Dec 1891
Son of George & Katherine (Schaffer) Keister.

Aged:  84 Yrs.

Keister Romeo
abt 1839
19 Apr 1873
Son of Elias & Malinda Jane (Linton) Keister. 

Pvt., Fifer, Co. A, 25th Reg. Ind. Inf.  Enlisted in Company A, Indiana 25th Infantry Regiment on 19 Aug 1861.

View of west end of cemetery.

View of the east side of cemetery.

View of north half looking east.

View of south half, looking east.

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