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The HULL Cemetery

in Washington Twp. on what used to be the Obed Stevens farm and later the John Hull farm and later owned by Mr. Harvey Preble. This farm is south of Milan, Indiana and about two and one-half miles northeast of Elrod, Indiana and about half a mile west of the Dearborn County line. The cemetery was once a public burying ground with many more graves, but many have been removed to other cemeteries. There are still fifteen unmarked graves in this cemetery. The present inscriptions (1930's) are:


Amanda & Vickie Lohrig, of Jefferson County - IN, for typing these interments for me to use here.

CASSADY, James ~11Feb1849 Aged 73 yrs. 7 mos. & 18 days
CONN, Annabel~06Dec1859 d/o R. C. & Elizabeth Conn - aged 11 mos. & 14 days
PERRY, Peter G.~03Feb1858 Aged 34 yrs. 10 mos. & 3 days
RUDISYL, Clarice~~ w/o Sylvester Rudisyl - (There were no dates on this plain limestone marker. The story is told of this marker that the poor but loving husband had no money wherewith to buy his dead wife a marker but he went down to the creek near Dillsboro and secured a smooth piece of limestone on which he laboriously scratched the inscription given above. Then he wheeled the stone on a wheelbarrow out to the Hull Cemetery and marked his wife's grave. M. Preble said he had a very reverent respect for this loving husband. ca 1930s)
SHUTT, J. H.~~ Co. C, 3rd Ind. Cav. - Civil War Soldier
P, ?~ ~ Note - There was one marker with the initials "A. P."

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