900E and 525N, Adams Township, Cass County, Indiana
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of The Progressive Dunkard Brethren“]
Quite often called
North-South gravel road which forms its western boundary, cemetery is
Southward-pointing finger of high land formed by a radical bend in
nameless, [but sizeable] eastern branch of Twelve Mile Creek, a branch
here flows through a deep and beautiful, winding hollow.
the West edge of S.W. 1/4 of Section 28 of T.28 N., R. 3 E., of the 2nd
the south-central portion of
Cemetery is 2
miles (or more), N.W. of the Hamlet of “
local historian who repeated stated that the said cemetery was in the
corner of 28”, was in error.
cemetery was done on Memorial or Decoration day May 30, 1941 by two
Robert B. Whitsett
[who later compiled the information] for the
aide & checking by Mrs. Anna Cary Whitsett
Comments & Notes by R.B.Whitsett.
Clouse, John R.: Son of J.L. Clouse, W.W.I. (1917) period. An educator from Washington Co., PA.. He was Superintendent of Cass County Schools.
Son of Herman Ludders who was one of the seven sons of
Dietrich Ludders Sr., a widely respected dairyman who was
a native of
PRU [GER] & came to Cass Co., IN during the
1850’s. Following the
death of his first wife, Dietrich married again (& had one
daughter by the
second marriage), and lies buried a short distance N.E. of [very large]
County Soldiers and
Wife of Jacob E. & maiden name of Lunsford. She was a
School-Teacher at the
time of her death. They resided just west of the Hamlet of Adamsboro
which is a few miles S.W. of this (
Among her ancestors was a full-blooded Miami Indian maiden. For this and other reasons, she was deeply interested in the work of the L’A.V.M.A. of which she was a valued member.
McClain, Mary: Carver used peculiar form of script for the number making difficult for copyist to decipher 5 or 6. Transcriber doesn’t know why 4 is following the  when it is the 5 or 6 that is being questioned.
Displaced footstone ? E.K.D. found bet. Mr. Daniel & Mrs.
”Remember me as you pass by, As you are now, so once was I, etc.”
Whitsett comment: Elizabeth K. was a sister of Wm.H. & d/o Daniel Dillman, a Virginian.
Wagner: Family- stone says simply “WAGNER” and “ In Hoc Signo Vinces”, but has carved upon it a Maltese Cross containing a circle, containing a crown in which is a cross “Knight Templar,” F.& A.M.
Levi P…. Civil War Vet., Co.F. 2
Civil War Vet., Co. G. 51
Hopkins family monument w/o names or dates
R.B.J.Whitsett noted by Mae M. Obechain, " G.W. was s/o Allen Obechain,
Botetourt Co., Virginian"
noted abt. Woodhouse "Certain pioneers of this vicinity & of
surname were Ohioans.
small displaced stone next to E.C.(Young?) Crook near E. fence
USC calls Daniel's wife "Ellender"
Ashford C. Aged 74-7-0. Prob.surname, Crook. USC-1900 b: Jun-1856 & 1920 aged 63 w/w Sarah C., Clay Twp.
J.Z.Powell, says given-name was Joseph &
gave dates. Government
J.Z.Powell says "4 children of Mr.F & Mrs(-)
J.Z.Powell says, "a child of John Simmons was
buried in this cemetery in 1833."
S.C.-also Brotherhood of Locomotive, Firemen &
see Veteran metal
-Whitsett's comment " A Franklin Co.,
Virginian, s/o Samuel & Dorothy (Miller) Leffel."
Whitsett comment "base of mon.says "
"Two Precious Ones From Us Has Gone,
Voices We Loved Are Still" etc, etc.
notes on Shipe, N.E. (It was common, (in the not
so distant past), to bury young married women in lot of her parents.
small stone bet. Lacie Minnick & J.M. Damm
card in metal marker bet. R.M. Applegate &
small stone next to J.H. Kingery
small stone bet. M.H.A.M. McGuire & I.N.L.
undecipherable card in metal marker bet. V. & M. Townsend
pen & ink inscribed under glass set in
cement bet. Dangerfield & N.E. Kinzie
undecipherable small stones betw. J.C. & M.A.B.
small stone bet. Susan Cooper & O.H. Smith
small stone bet. A.M. Sherrard & R.V.
2 markers, 1
missing card & 1 undec. Bet. E. Smeltzey
& J.A. Spencer
A ruined base
for a now missing slab next to Malinda Haney
marker - card undecipherable beg.
Row next to Peter Enyart
row next to Peter Enyart
marker-undecipherable card between D.B.Enyart & W.H. Crook
marker-undecipherable card between.F.J. Lunsford & N.G.
small stone between A.M. Sherrard & R.V.
2 markers, 1
missing card & 1 undecipherable between. E.
Smeltzey & J.A. Spencer
Submitted for the Cass County INGenWeb Project 18 Jan 2007.
Updates by Mark Brubaker, Web update by Sadie & Debby