Horney Family Cemetery
Submitted by Jim Harney
L'Anguille Valley Memorial Association Report
of 29 October 1940 - Near southwest corner of southeast quarter of northwest quarter of Section 13, T. 27 N., R.1E., 2nd Ind. P.M. Cemetery is about one mile and one-tenth north of Logansport's Northern Avenue (at Engle Heights), and is about 1100 feet west of the Middle Road (Clifton Ave.) and about 1540 ft. east of paved State Highway 17.
Cemetery is well-fenced with wire (and concrete posts), has a gate at southwest corner, and measures about 70 ft. square. It often is visible from the Middle Road; though a woods now prevents its being seen from the S.R. 17.
On the grassy, West terrace-rim of an east branch of Horney Creek (a tributary of Eel River). About 220 feet south of a rows of telephone poles, which extends from State Road 17 (Logansport to Culver) to the Middle Road. Almost due east of a swale, or low place which (swale) is just south of a Dairy.
Cemetery contains several small stones, three or four metal (undertaking firm's) markers (the pen-and-ink inscriptions of which are as a rule now illegible), and one quite imposing modern monument about nine feet high.
Aside from the names mentioned in James Harney's findings are listed the following:
|HORNEY, James Jacob||d. 24 May 1923|
|HORNEY, Nancy||d. 24 Dec 1929||w/o James Jr.?. Said to have been descended from Miami Indian chief Godfrey|
Several children and grandchildren of the Horneys are said to be buried in graves now unmarked.