Eel River Township Cemeteries

Organized in April 1834

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Huntertown is the main town in rural Eel River Township straddles over the eastern line from Perry Township.

The Allen County Genealogical Society has a name only index to all county cemeteries through the 1980's publishing date. Check the Allen County Lookup page for a volunteer willing to do lookups from the cemetery books, which are published and for sale by the Allen County Genealogical Society of Indiana.

The Mary Penrose Wayne Chapter NSDAR, (National Society Daughter's of the American Revolution) Allen County Indiana Cemetery Project contains transcribed names from the DAR readings in 1932 and ACGSI readings in the 1980's and will eventually have photographs of all tombstones in all Allen County, Indiana cemeteries.

Find-A-Grave may have names, dates, similar tombstone photos, some newspaper obituaries and occasionally additional family information. Obituaries can be found in the Genealogy Center Obituary Index where volunteers will find, photocopy and mail the copies when ordered for a small copying fee. Recent obituaries will often be found online on the Funeral Home web sites or within one year of publication on the local Fort Wayne newspapers Legacy.com site.

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Township Trustees are responsible for cemetery maintenance. The Allen County, Indiana government web site has a list of Township Trustees and their contact information. Links to Indiana State laws related to county and township cemeteries are found on our Cemetery page.

Eel River Cemetery

Rural cemetery on northeast corner of Carroll and Madden Roads, near U.S. 33, across from Riverview Cemetery

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Earliest date 1840. Still in use. Early records lost. IN DNR Latitude 41.1911 Longitude 85.2861. Grave Book on Facebook has location photos.

Fairview Cemetery

Rural cemetery on south side of 3235 West Shoaff Road, 0.8 mile west of old State Road 3, west of Huntertown

Earliest date August 7, 1847. Still in use. Also known as Warcup Cemetery. IN DNR Latitude 41.235 Longitude 85.1908.

Jonston (Johnston) Cemetery

See Watterson Cemetery

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Riverview Cemetery

Rural cemetery, 11425 Carroll Road, northwest corner of Carroll and Madden Roads, near U.S. 33 across from Eel River Cemetery
Corporate Office – 1140 Lake Ave, Fort Wayne, IN 46805 Phone: (260) 408-6011  Fax (260) 426-2730, web site

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Earliest date 1910. Still in use. IN DNR Latitude 41.1903 Longitude 85.2881.

1835 - Wesley Chapel - Jonston - Watterson Cemetery - 1895

Rural cemetery on northwest corner of Taylor and Aetna Roads

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Methodist Cemetery. Earliest date 1835. No longer in use. Records no longer exist. The photo is a metal plaque with all the names and dates on it. IN DNR Latitude 41.2058 Longitude 85.2686.

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