Monroe Township, Clark County, Indiana

Jeanne Burke reports that this cemetery is located in Grant 281, Letter D, on Mike Bridges' property. It is on Highway 160, about 1-1/2 miles west of Henryville. Persons who wish to visit must get prior permission. Ms. Burke abstracted the following information in 1995.

McBRIDE         Isaac McBride, Senior   b. about        d. 12/1830


                "Here rests the remains of ISAAC McBRIDE, SEN.,

                the Christian and Soldier.  He rests on the 

                land he served for in Clark's Expedition to 

                the Illinois Towns in the Revolutionary War."

                Isaac was born about 1757 and died in a bliz-
                zard in December of 1830.  His daughter, Mary

                McBride, was the wife of James ALLEN.

ALLEN           Mary (McBride)          b. 03/14/1798   d. 08/04/1877

ALLEN           James                   b. 04/25/1793   d. 12/27/1852

BIGGS           Jane, consort of

                Robert Biggs, Sr.,

                age 84 yrs, 2 mos,

                11 days.  Formerly

                Jane MILLER.            b. 1755         d. 04/01/1839

BIGGS           Robert                  b. ????         d. 11/09/1831

                "In memory of Robert BIGGS, who departed this

                life Nov. 9, 1831, aged 79 years."

                "Robert BIGGS was the first settler in what be-

                came Monroe Twp.  He came here in 1806 from

                Shelby Co., Kentucky, and prior to that, he

                lived in Westmoreland Co., Pennsylvania.  He

                is referred to in David McBride's narrative

                as 'Old Father Biggs'.  David McBride was

                the son of Isaac."
I have no further information on this cemetery. Additional information may be available from the Jeffersonville Township Public Library, 211 East Court Avenue, Jeffersonville, Indiana 47130, telephone: (812) 285-5635.

E-mail: Dee Pavey

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