Lake Township Cemeteries

Organized in May 1837

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Arcola is the main town in rural Lake 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.

Arcola Roman Catholic Cemetery

See Saint Patrick Roman Catholic Cemetery below

Hadley Lake Township Cemetery

Rural cemetery on south side of Yellow River Road, 0.5 mile from Bass Road

Earliest date April 12, 1833. Not in use. Possibly two cemeteries together, (One cemetery might have been associated with the Baptist Church across the road). IN DNR Latitude 41.0917 Longitude 85.2458.

Lake Chapel Cemetery

Rural cemetery on west side of 8050 Butt Road, behind the church 1.5 miles north of the Leesburg Road

Not in use. This cemetery was vandalized some years ago. It includes a large flat marker with individual plaques of name and dates, replacing the identifiable stones destroyed. The earliest date on this marker is 1816. IN DNR Latitude 41.1547 Longitude 85.3239.

Saint Patrick's Roman Catholic Cemetery

Rural cemetery on north side of 10800 Bass Road, between Scott and Eme Roads

Earliest date 1854. In use. Also know as Arcola Roman Catholic Cemetery. IN DNR Latitude 41.0897 Longitude 85.2847.

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