Maumee Township Cemeteries

Maumee Township organized in March 1836

Woodburn is the main town in rural Maumee Township.

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Amish Cemetery
East Allen County Amish Cemetery

North side of East Notestine Road (State Route 101) less than 0.1 mile from Fahlsing Road, it is on the left side of the road at the second ā€œSā€ curve in State Route 101.

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Started in 2005. Fenced with a small storage shed on the property. It is in good condition. DAR information on the burials in this cemetery was supplied by the cemetery caretaker in May 2010.

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Christ Evangelical Lutheran Church Cemetery
Woodburn German Lutheran Cemetery.

Near 5400 State Road 101, 0.7 mile north of Main Street in Woodburn, where the church is located.

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Earliest date on stone, 1905. In use. has only 15 internments. IN DNR Latitude 41.1367 Longitude 84.8486.

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Saylor Cemetery

Near 7790 Scipio Road, 0.2 mile north of U.S. 24 and the old Wabash-Erie Canal. A small 19th-century cemetery near the Ohio border. A bridge no longer crosses the Maumee River.

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Earliest date 1861, about 50 headstones including Civil War veterans. Not in use. IN DNR Latitude 41.1619 Longitude 84.8117 puts you in the field just south of the tombstones. Built near the home of Ulrich Saylor, a Maryland native who arrived in Maumee Township in 1836 and bought a lot near the Wabash & Erie Canal lock No. 1, the eastern most lock. He built a store and post office at the site and later became the lock's chief operator. Visitors can see remanants of the canal on the south side of U.S. 24. Discussed in Grave secrets Old cemeteries offer history lesson, scenic views by Devon Haynie published July 19, 2009 in The Journal Gazette newspaper. An Allen County Public Library account is needed to read the article online through the ProQuest web site.

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Page updated: November 15, 2018