Pleasant Township Cemeteries

Organized in June 1842

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Fort Wayne straddles the northern township line with Yoder the main town of rural Pleasant 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.

Brenton Chapel - Coverdale - Robinson Cemetery

Rural cemetery located on the east side of the Coverdale Road, 0.2 mile north of the Ferguson Road

Methodist. Earliest date October 2, 1851. Not in use. DAR page states "The township trustees along with descendants of those buried in the cemetery erected new stones that list the name of those buried there." IN DNR Latitude 40.9922 Longitude 85.2253.

LINDLAG Family Cemetery

Rural cemetery located near 1090 Maples Road, about ¼ mile west of Anthony Boulevard South

Earliest date 1851. Not in use. IN DNR Latitude 41.0025 Longitude 85.1128 is off slightly placing into a cultivated field. The SHAARD has one photo.

Local Man Fighting to Save Family Cemetery Indiana NewsCenter video on restoration of the cemetery by Eric Olson June 18, 2010

Nine Mile Methodist - Five Points - Maple Lawn - United Brethren Cemetery

Rural cemetery located near 6000 Winters Road at Buskirk Road. Earliest date October 10, 1856.

Still in use. IN DNR Latitude 40.9753 Longitude 85.2214.

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Saint Aloysius Roman Catholic Cemetery

Rural cemetery located at 14623 Bluffton Road, State Road 1 - Purple Heart Memorial Highway (part 2), ½ mile south of I-469

Earliest date 1855. Still in use. IN DNR Latitude 40.9483 Longitude 85.1656.

Saint Marks Lutheran Cemetery - New

Rural cemetery located at 16933 Thiele Road, ½ mile south of the Yoder Road

Earliest date 1870. In use. IN DNR Latitude 40.9264 Longitude 85.1381.

Saint Mark's Lutheran Cemetery - Old

Rural cemetery located at 14101 Thiele Road, between Hamilton and Pleasant Center Roads

Only one German language stone remains from 1858. IN DNR Latitude 40.9533 Longitude 85.1389.

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