Corner of Northwest 1/4 of Sec.29 T27N, R3E
Northwest of the Hamlet of Lewisburg [formerly an important
shipping—point on the Wabash & Erie Canal, and which
[hamlet] there today
is a concrete bridge crossing the
is in EASTERN CASS COUNTY and one and a half miles West of NEW WAVERLY;
SOUTH of the WABASH RAILROAD [track] and NORTH of U.S. HWY.24., both of
is 3 miles west of the
CASS-MIAMI County-line, and is one mile North of
ground was set aside for Burial Purposes as early as 1831 or 1832, and
hence is one of Earliest American
report was submitted to the
VALLEY MEMORIAL ASSOCIATION
W. Scott, R.R.4, Peru, IN [on request of the
Hon. Chester Henson, Township
Trustee, Miami Twp., R.R.4,
Logansport] who did the fieldwork
compiled by, Mr. J. Slaton Kline,
verifications & remarks added by secretary of the L.V.M.A.,
Powell (local historian), about 1907, visited this large cemetery and
few of the very oldest inscriptions, some of which are longer found on
were found to be undecipherable in our 1940 canvass of this cemetery.
This report includes those notes which he made nearly a
third of a
report contained several inconsistencies between the notes that J.Z.
and what is recorded in the 1940 report. I have attempted to make notes
to data by verification of said data by the means of other reports
The (N.P.S.), National
Civil War database; The (C.C.D.I.), Cass County death index; The
(I.G.I.), International Genealogical Index, and the
Security death index.
used are w/o,
s/o, d/o, h/o =wife of, son of, daughter of, husband of
(L’Anguille Valley Memorial Association;
J.Z.Powell; (R.B.W.Jr.), Robert B. Whitsett Jr.
Film numbers in the veteran’s database are those provided by the N.P.S.
Pat Fiscel -volunteer transcriber for the Cass Co. INGenWeb Project
and web preparation by
Debby Beheler. On Tuesday, 23 May 2000, I went exploring
with my daughter April and friends Becky and Andy Miller. Debby
This file uploaded 16 Jan 2007