CREEK UNITED BRETHREN
of N.W.1/4, Sec. 16, T. 27 N., R. 2 E., 2nd P.M..
was 1/2 mile N.N.W of
The Old-Timers of the area are in agreement that the cemetery was on the West side of Fish Pond Creek Hollow. The late, former county historian, Dr. J.Z. Powell in 1909 interviewed the older residents of this region authorized that there were originally 30-40 persons buried in this cemetery between 1830’s-1840’s & that most or even all of them were subsequently removed to the Bethel Methodist Cemetery just 1/2 mile south. According to Powell’s report those persons buried here were:
Sarah [Mrs. George] 1830’s
husband built a saw-mill on Tick Creek
-children of John Murphy who operated a tannery just across
the road a bit
ROSE: A brother to
Noah La Rose
George (A Henry Rush owned land 2 mile E. during late 1840’s.
An Edward Welch purchased land adjoining this cemetery., after Jan.17,
many others & other families.
Rose: Was a candidate for the Clerk of Indiana Supreme Court-1868. Son
Phillip & Anna Maria [Sherer] La Rose of NC. Noah had two adult
named Joshua & John S. La Rose, who like Noah may have born in
special help from
Chas. Thomas; F.H. Whipperman; Manice Crowe; Roscoe Martin
This report was input by Pat Fiscel February 2007 for the Cass County INGenWeb Project.
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