Eel River Township Cemeteries

Eel River Township was organized in April 1834

Huntertown is the main town in rural Eel River Township straddling the eastern line with Perry Township.

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Eel River Cemetery

Northeast corner of Carroll and Madden Roads, near U.S. 33, across from Riverview Cemetery on land conveyed by John and Martha McKee bought in 1837. Martha McKee died January 17, 1839 and is the first person buried in the cemetery in Area 1 on the DAR page. From the Annals of Eel River Township page 307 in Valley of the upper Maumee River, with historical account of Allen County and the city of Fort Wayne, Indiana published in 1889.

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Earliest date 1840. Still in use. Early records lost. IN DNR Latitude 41.1911 Longitude 85.2861.

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Riverview 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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Founded in 1905*, earliest date 1910. Still in use. IN DNR Latitude 41.1903 Longitude 85.2881. *Praise, prayer for service, sacrificeRiverview Cemetery Veterans Day Ceremony by Jamie Duffy published November 10, 2014 in The Journal Gazette newspaper

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See also Vietnam Era M-41 Walker Bulldog Tank has Moved by Tara Petitt published November 4, 2013 on FortWayneHomePage.net and Old M-41 tank finds new home in cemetery by Bob Caylor published November 02, 2013 by The News-Sentinel newspaper and Vietnam Era tank rededicated at cemetery published November 11, 2013 by WANE-TV NewsChannel 15.

M-41 Tank Dedication on YouTube published November 18, 2013 by D.O. McComb and Sons. Read The Quest for a Tank? by Lynette Fager of Fort Wayne Living magazine published February 6, 2014 on D.O. McComb and Sons Facebook.

1835 - Wesley Chapel - Jonston - Watterson Cemetery - 1895

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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Page updated: February 22, 2018