Madison Township Cemeteries

Madison Township organized in 1840

Monroeville straddles over the eastern line from Monroe Township into rural Madison Township as the main town.

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Massillon Evangelical Lutheran Cemetery

Near 17400 Barkley Road, between Massillon and Clayton Roads.

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Earliest date is January 13, 1856. No longer used. Some of the markers are flat on the ground, some are missing, and many are difficult to read. No recent burials. The congregation disbanded in 1925 with members going to Marquardt, Saint Mark, Saint John and elsewhere. IN DNR Latitude 40.9339 Longitude 84.9103.

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Pleasant Valley Cemetery

Rural cemetery located on the north side near 13016 Adair Road, between Emenhiser and Houck Roads.

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Baptist. Earliest date February 20, 1863. No longer used. 9 names are on the DAR list while Find-A-Grave lists 14 names - 6 are different from the DAR listing. IN DNR Latitude 40.9455 Longitude 84.9729.

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A newspaper article about a South Carolina genealogist researching his relative buried here found the neglected cemetery had been used as a dumping ground for many years in the Forgotten Hoagland cemetery ‘disgrace’ Responsibility for upkeep uncertain by Jeff Wiehe of The Journal Gazette newspaper published on December 9, 2012.

Troy McDonald the Madison Township Trustee left a comment on the ACGSI Facebook page stating we are now in the process of coming up with a plan as to how to address the clean-up of this cemetery. If you would like to help or have ideas please contact Troy McDonald at 260-639-6052.

UPDATE: Reviving a broken cemetery Hoagland lot fixed up to keep town’s history by Jeff Wiehe published November 4, 2013 in The Journal Gazette newspaper and Members of the American Legion in Rome City and Veterans of Foreign Wars in Kendallville honor a Civil War vet. copied from Hoagland cemetery rededicated after cleanup by Jeff Wiehe published November 13, 2013 in The Journal Gazette newspaper.

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Page updated: February 22, 2018