Springfield Township Cemeteries

Organized in September 1837

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Harlan is the main town in this rural 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 Legacy.com 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.

Amish Cemetery - Roth Road Amish Cemetery

Rural cemetery south of Grabill, located on the east side of the Roth Road, 0.1 mile south of the Antwerp Road

Oldest Amish cemetery in this area. Earliest date 1871. Still in use. Identical tombstones without identification. Information on the burials in this cemetery supplied to the DAR by the cemetery caretaker in May 2010. IN DNR Latitude 41.1936 Longitude -84.9597.

Amish Cemetery - Spencerville Amish Cemetery

Rural cemetery located on the south side of Hurshtown Road less than 0.1 mile east of Boger Road

Started in 1991, still in use, fenced and in good condition. Information on the burials in this cemetery was provided by the cemetery caretaker in May 2010 to the DAR.

Harlan Memorial Cemetery - New

Rural cemetery located 0.2 miles south of State Road 37, Maysville Road, east side of the Roberts Road, southwest of Harlan

Earliest date November 4, 1838. In use. Some burials were moved here from the old cemetery. Also known as Maysville Memorial Cemetery. IN DNR Latitude 41.1925 Longitude -84.9208. Grave Book on Facebook has location photos.

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Old Maysville - Harlan Cemetery

Rural cemetery located on south side of 18000 State Road 37, Maysville Road, on east end of Harlan, across from Repp Road

Earliest date 1841. No longer in use. The cemetery was adopted by Harlan Elementary School 6th grade on 1998 memorial stone. IN DNR Latitude 41.1968 Longitude -84.9128 does not agree with Google Lat 41.1987 Long -84.9129. Grave Book on Facebook has location photos.

Salem Evangelical Lutheran - Springfield Center Cemetery

Rural cemetery located on the southeast corner of the Spencerville and Springfield Center Roads

Earliest date September 11, 1845. No longer in use. IN DNR Latitude 41.2247 Longitude 84.9131. Former church building is the residence next door to the east.

Walnut Ridge Lutheran Cemetery

Rural cemetery formerly located on the southeast corner where Springfield Center Road crossed State Road 37, Maysville Road, a triangle section of land. No stones remain. IN DNR Latitude 41.2258 Longitude 84.8792. If you know what happened to the tombstones please let us know.

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