West Haven, an African-American Cemetery

Stone of Joseph Daniel Finley

This is the stone for Joseph “Joe” Daniel Finley. The death Record CH 41-163 says he died Aug 25, 1951. The burial card states that he is buried in the last grave of the Huggins lot, however, Martin Finley has a lot near that location. His obituary was in the newspaper on 29 Aug 1951.

Photo © Sue P. Carpenter 2005


For more information see the book

West Haven, an African-American Cemetery in New Albany, Floyd County, Indiana, Sometimes Recorded in Death Records as Rest Haven, West Street, West Union and Colored Cemetery, published 2004 and available from the

Southern Indiana Genealogical Society

PO Box 665

New Albany, IN 47151-0665








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