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Arenac County Burials - Sterling Cemetery

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Sterling Cemetery - Deep River Township


Sterling Cemetery is located in Section 18 of Deep River Township.  To visit Sterling Cemetery:  Travel M-76 north westerly from the Village of Sterling to Melita Road.  Turn north on to Melita Road and travel a very short distance, the cemetery is nestled in a wooded area and is not visible from the road.  Do not miss the older graves which are on the hillside facing M-76.

44.0411N, -84.0300W      Google Map


Graves date from the late 1870's.    Information from multiple sources indicates that graves in the old section on the hill were disturbed many years ago when M-76 was paved.  It has been said that there may be burials on the other side of M-76.  


information on the whereabouts of official burial records is needed

Internet sources of burial information:

Find-a-Grave - Sterling Cemetery

Published burial information:

     From "Arenac County Michigan Cemetery Inscriptions", compiled in 1992 by Betty Brokoff Barringer, Carlie Welker Klumpp, Barbara Briggs Foster and JoEllyn Lawson Pedota.   Used with permission.   This copy contributed 2005 for use on this MIGenWeb site.

This material is searchable via the search feature located on this site's home page.

Cemetery Overview

Section Map


Section A:
page 413

Section B-1:
page 414
page 415
page 416
page 417

Section B-2:
page 418
page 419
page 420
page 421

Section B-3:
page 422
page 423
page 424
page 425
page 426
page 427
page 428
page 429
page 430
page 431
page 432
page 433
page 434
page 435
page 436
page 437

Section B-4:
page 438
page 439
page 440
page 441
page 442
page 443
page 444
page 445

Section C:
page 446
page 447
page 448
page 449
page 450
page 451
page 452
page 453
page 454
page 455
page 456

Section D:
page 457
page 458
page 459
page 460
page 461
page 462
page 463
page 464
page 465

Section E:
page 466
page 467
page 468
page 469
page 470
page 471
page 472
page 473

Old Section on the hill:
page 474
page 475
page 476

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