Lafayette Township Cemeteries

Township was organized in 1846

Zanesville straddles the southern line into Wells County to the south as the main town in rural Lafayette Township.

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Albright Cemetery

Intersection of Winters, Coverdale and Indianapolis Roads, at Nine Mile

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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.

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Branstrator Family Cemetery

Rural cemetery sometimes appears on this township map, even though it belongs in Aboite Township.

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Indian Burial Ground

Was on the north side of Lower Huntington Road, east of the intersection of Lafayette Center Road. No markers. If you know anything about this cemetery please Contact Allen INGenWeb.

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Kelsey Family Cemetery

On the Aboite Road, between Hamilton and Yoder Roads.

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Cannot be seen from the road, stones are found on the east side of the road, back in woods, before you cross the creek. Earliest date 1847. Not in use. IN DNR Latitude 40.9403 Longitude 85.3176.

Cleaned in 2013 by an IPFW professor and her students ... working to breathe new life into (Kelsey) and other forgotten graveyards – for the sake of the living, if not the dead. IPFW class builds awareness by cleaning forgotten cemeteries by Kevin Leininger of The News-Sentinel April 25, 2013.

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Page updated: February 22, 2018