Jefferson Township Cemeteries

Jefferson Township was organized in 1840

Part of New Haven straddles over the western border line from Adams Township as the major town in rural Jefferson Township.

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Doyle Cemetery

Was located on north side of U.S. 30, east of the Doyle Road. No longer exists and no records found. If you know what happened to this rural cemetery please let us know. See on Google map

Emanuel Lutheran Cemetery

North side of 11800 Edgerton Road, between Linden and Doyle Roads. East of New Haven between I-469 and Doyle Road, about a half mile west of Doyle Road on Edgerton Road, about a mile north of Dawkins Road / Lincoln Highway, a mile east of I-469.

DAR Emanuel Lutheran Cemetery sign
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Still in use. WHITNEY Family Cemetery is across the Road. The Emanuel Lutheran Church in New Haven, Adams Township has records of burials which date to 1853-1855. IN DNR Latitude 41.0786 Longitude 84.9869.

Go to: DAR tombstone photos, Find-A-Grave, or Google map.

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Platt Cemetery

Rural cemetery no longer exists. Was located on the Jacob Platt farm at the corner of Snyder and Paulding Roads.

There were about 25-30 burials at one time. This cemetery was abandoned in the 1930’s. Earliest tombstone was 1823. If you know what happened to the tombstones and burials let us know.

Go to: NSDAR 1932 transcription of 12 tombstone names and Google map

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Saint Louis Roman Catholic Cemetery - Old

15601 Lincoln Highway E, old U.S. 30, Besancon, adjacent to the church.

Old St. Louis Besancon Cemetery
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The church has been extended over part of the cemetery. Early French and German settlers. Also known as "New France". IN DNR Latitude 41.0511 Longitude 84.9375.

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Unknown Cemetery

Located near Snyder and Paulding Roads. Early settlers. Cemetery was described in a farm deed. No longer exists. No markers remain. NSDAR lists this location as the Jacob Platt Farm Cemetery.

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Page updated: February 22, 2018