Perry Township Cemeteries

Perry Township organized in September 1835

Fort Wayne straddles over the southern line from Washington Township and Huntertown is the main town in rural Perry Township.

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Allen County Health Center/Irene Byron Hospital
County Home Cemetery

DAR on their cemetery page, says this cemetery is located on a lane off Carroll Road, behind the County Home, aka Irene Byron Hospital in Huntertown IN. There are no markers. Is occasionally referenced in newspaper articles as the county discusses what to do with the property when the Allen County Sheriff moves their offices to Fort Wayne in 2012. IN DNR has a pdf map. It you know anything about the exact location please let us know. IN DNR Latitude 41.1928 Longitude 85.1733. Find-A-Grave has over 125 names. See location on Google map. The original grounds on Lima Road had at least one graveyard. In 2020, the county hired American Locating Services of Indianapolis, to use ground-penetrating radar to look for caskets or bodies according to the newspaper article County to look for possible graves Commissioners hire surveyor to study Byron property by Rosa Salter Rodriguez published February 22, 2020 in The Journal Gazette newspaper. It also stated: The need for the study came a few months ago when a longtime area resident told county officials he remembered seeing a second graveyard on the site when he was a teenager in the 1960s to 1970s. The Irene Byron Cemetery was discussed July 27, 2020 on You are positively from Fort Wayne, if you remember... Closed group on Facebook.

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Huntertown Cemetery - Old

Near Huntertown across from the New Huntertown Cemetery on the south side of West Cedar Canyons Road at Dunton Road. 0.7 miles east of State Road 3

DAR Old Huntertown Cemetery photo
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Earliest date February 11, 1812. No longer in use. DNR GPS Coordinates: Latitude 41.235 Longitude 85.1519.

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Robinson Chapel Cemetery

Intersection of Tonkel and Union Chapel Roads

DAR Robinson Chapel Cemetery photo
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Earliest date August 3, 1848. This cemetery is no longer in use. This cemetery has been moved to the northwest corner of the church property. Many of the stones have been replaced. GPS Coordinates: Latitude: 41.20151 Longitude: -85.07841.

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Page updated: August 24, 2020