Lafayette Township Cemeteries
Organized in 1846
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Zanesville straddles the southern line into Wells County to the south as the main town in rural Lafayette 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.
Rural cemetery at intersection of Winters, Coverdale and Indianapolis Roads, at Nine Mile
German Evangelical Church members were sometimes called German Methodists or Albright's. The persons in this cemetery more than likely belonged to this sect. Earliest date 1855. Not in use. IN DNR Latitude 40.9747 Longitude 85.2256 are off slightly putting the cemetery in the Indianapolis, Road.
Rural cemetery sometimes appears on this township map, even though it belongs to Aboite Township.
Rural cemetery on southwest corner of Airport Expressway and Coverdale Road, 0.4 mile north of Ferguson Road.
Was located on the north side of Lower Huntington Road, just east of the intersection of Lafayette Center Road. No markers. If you know anything about this cemetery please let us know.
Rural cemetery on the Aboite Road, between Hamilton and Yoder Roads.
Rural cemetery near Nine Mile, on the north side of 6550 Winters Road, 0.1 mile west of the Indianapolis Road.