Perry Township Cemeteries

Organized in September 1835

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

The Allen County Genealogical Society has a name only index to all county cemeteries through the 1980's publishing date. Check the Allen County Lookup page for a volunteer willing to do lookups from the cemetery books, which are published and for sale by the Allen County Genealogical Society of Indiana.

The Mary Penrose Wayne Chapter NSDAR, (National Society Daughter's of the American Revolution) Allen County Indiana Cemetery Project contains transcribed names from the DAR readings in 1932 and ACGSI readings in the 1980's and will eventually have photographs of all tombstones in all Allen County, Indiana cemeteries.

Find-A-Grave may have names, dates, similar tombstone photos, some newspaper obituaries and occasionally additional family information. Obituaries can be found in the Genealogy Center Obituary Index where volunteers will find, photocopy and mail the copies when ordered for a small copying fee. Recent obituaries will often be found online on the Funeral Home web sites or within one year of publication on the local Fort Wayne newspapers site.

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Township Trustees are responsible for cemetery maintenance. The Allen County, Indiana government web site has a list of Township Trustees and their contact information. Links to Indiana State laws related to county and township cemeteries are found on our Cemetery page.

Allen County Health Center - County Home Cemetery

Located on a lane off Carroll Road, behind the County Home. No markers. Also known as County Home Cemetery. 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 2 internments - although John "Johnny Appleseed" Chapman memorial is actually in Johnny Appleseed Park across from the War Memorial Coliseum in Fort Wayne.

Dutch Ridge - Salem Reformed Church - Garman Family Cemetery

Rural cemetery located on the corner of the Old Auburn Road and Chapman Road

Earliest date November 15, 1865. Is on the National Register of Historic Places. No longer in use. IN DNR Latitude 41.2506 Longitude 85.0961.

Huntertown Cemetery - New

Rural cemetery located near Huntertown across from the Old Huntertown Cemetery on the north side of West Cedar Canyons Road at Dunton Road. 0.7 miles east of State Road 3

Still in use. DNR GPS Coordinates: Latitude 41.2358 Longitude 85.1536.

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Huntertown Cemetery - Old

Rural cemetery located 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

Earliest date February 11, 1812. No longer in use. DNR GPS Coordinates: Latitude 41.235 Longitude 85.1519.

Robinson Chapel Cemetery

Rural cemetery located at the intersection of Tonkel and Union Chapel Roads

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.

Union Chapel Cemetery

Rural cemetery located on the southeast corner of Union Chapel Road and Coldwater Road, formerly Royville

Earliest date November 10, 1848. No longer in use. Next to United Brethren Church. GPS Coordinates: Latitude: 41.19952, Longitude: -85.13244.

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