Monroe Township Cemeteries

BAKER CEMETERY, page 1, Monroe Twp. Cemeteries
Located in NW 1/4, Section 34, T4N, R4E.
(12.0 miles from the Courthouse)
Directions: From the Courthouse, go north on N. Main St. (SR 135) 8.4 miles to the intersection of Rooster Hill Road, turn right, go 1.7 miles to the intersection of Winslow Road, turn left, go 0.9 miles to the intersection of Old Babe Road, turn left, 1.0 miles to the crest of a small hill, on the left is a cleared area, turn into the cleared area and park.
Baker Cemetery is located on the top of the ridge immediately to the west of the cleared area approximately 150 yards. As you look to the west, to your left, at approximately a 45 degree angle there is an old road bed up through the woods, (do not take the old road that goes to the south) follow the old road, continually bearing to the right approximately 300 yards, and it will lead around the draw to the ridge the cemetery is on; walk down the peak of the ridge to the cemetery.

BECK GRAVEYARD, page 3, Monroe Twp. Cemeteries
Located in SW 1/4, Section 26, T4N, R4E.
(17.7 miles from the Courthouse)
Directions: From the Courthouse, go north on N. Main St. (SR 135) 12.1 miles to the intersection of Delaney-Millport Road, turn right, go 0.1 miles to the intersection of Mt. Eden Road, bear right, go 2.3 miles to the intersection of Hattabaugh Road and Old Babe Road, turn right, go 1.9 miles to the intersection of Delaney Creek Road, turn left, go 1.3 miles to a curve. On the right side of the road, at the top of the bank is an electric utility pole; northeast of that pole and across a small intermittent stream is the toe of a ridge running northeasterly. The Beck Graveyard is located up the ridge, 250 feet from the road.

COLLETT GRAVEYARD, page 5, Monroe Twp. Cemeteries
Located in NE 1/4, Section 31, T4N, R4E.
(10.7 miles from the Courthouse)
Directions: From the Courthouse, go north on N. Main St. (SR 135) 10.6 miles to the entrance to a farm field on the left, (this is not very well marked; there is no gate or fence at the edge of the field; the entrance is just past a house on your left, a s you are going around a left hand curve; if you get to Goat Hollow Road, you've gone too far, by a couple of hundred yards), turn left, go back through the field, bearing left, about 0.1 miles to a farm gate at the edge of a woods. The cemetery is just past the gate.

HATTABAUGH CEMETERY, page 7, Monroe Twp. Cemeteries
Located in NW 1/4, Section 34, T4N, R4E.
(12.0 miles from the Courthouse)
Directions: From the Courthouse, go north on N. Main St. (SR 135) 8.4 miles to the intersection of Rooster Hill Road, turn right, go 1.7 miles to the intersection of Winslow Road, turn left, go 0.9 miles to the intersection of Old Babe Road, turn left, 1.0 miles to the crest of a small hill, on the left is a cleared area, turn into the cleared area and park. Leaving the cleared area to the south is an old road bed in a deep cut, (there is also an old road bed leaving the cleared area in a southwest direction, do not take this road) walk south in the old road bed approximately 150 yards, to the crest of a small hill, at the crest, turn left (to the east) and climb the bank of the cut, at the top of the bank, continue to walk to the east approximately 200 feet. The
Hattabaugh Cemetery is on the left side of crest of the small ridge you are walking down; look for a large twisted maple.

KOSSUTH OR LOGAN CEMETERY, page 11, Monroe Twp. Cemeteries
Located in NW 1/4, Section 17, T3N, R4E.
(7.1 miles from the Courthouse)
Directions: From the Courthouse, go north on N. Main St. (SR 135) 7.0 miles to the intersection of Walnut Ridge Road, turn left, go 0.1 miles to Kossuth Cemetary. The cemetery is on the south side of the road.

LONG CEMETERY, page 9, Monroe Twp. Cemeteries
Located in SW 1/4, Section 32, T4N, R4E.
(10.0 miles from the Courthouse)
Directions: From the Courthouse, go north on N. Main St. (SR 135) 10.0 miles to the intersection of Old SR 135 (this is not marked with a road sign, but the old road is obvious to your right as you approach), turn right on to old road, then turn left, g o to the gate in the fence. The
Long Cemetery is approximately 200 yards north-north east of this gate. The cemetery is tucked behind the corner of the woods nearest to you. If you walk up in the field, you will be able to see the cemetery, unless the weeds are high.

PEUGH CEMETERY, page 23, Monroe Twp. Cemeteries
Located in NE 1/4, Section 20, T3N, R4E.
(6.1 miles from the Courthouse)
Directions: From the Courthouse, go north on N. Main St. (SR 135) 5.8 miles to the intersection of Gross Road, turn right, go 0.2 miles to the intersection of Lake John Hay Road, turn right, go 0.1 miles to Peugh Cemetary. The cemetery is on the right side of the road.

PIDGEON-PIGEON CEMETERY, page 65, Monroe Twp. Cemeteries
Located in NW 1/4, Section 29, T4N, R4E.
(12.7 miles from the Courthouse)
Directions: From the Courthouse, go north on N. Main St. (SR 135) 12.1 miles to the intersection of Old SR 135, turn left, go 0.3 miles to the intersection of Wheeler Hollow Road, bear left, go 0.3 miles to the Pidgeon
Family Cemetery marker. The mark e r is located on the left (east) side of Old SR 135, at the right side of a driveway entrance from the left. This cemetery does not exist today.

PLATTSBURG CEMETERY, page 31, Monroe Twp. Cemeteries
Located in SW 1/4, Section 4, T3N, R4E.
(8.4 miles from the Courthouse)
Directions: From the Courthouse, go north on N. Main St. (SR 135) 8.1 miles to the intersection of Plattsburg Road, turn left, go 0.2 miles to a cross street, turn left into a pathway at the edge of a yard, go 0.1 miles to Plattsburg Cemetery.

WESTON CEMETERY NO. 1, page 59, Monroe Twp. Cemeteries
Located in NW 1/4, Section 35, T4N, R4E. (17.5 miles from the Courthouse)
Directions: From the Courthouse, go north on N. Main St. (SR 135) 12.1 miles to the intersection of Delaney-Millport Road, turn right, go 0.1 miles to the intersection of Mt. Eden Road, bear right, go 2.3 miles to the intersection of Hattabaugh Road and Old Babe Road, turn right, go 1.9 miles to the intersection of Delaney Creek Road, turn left, go 0.9 miles to a farm gate on the right hand side of the road (you can see Weston Cemetery No. 1 from the road, it is on the hill side, 1/4 mile to the right [east]), turn right through the gate into a field, follow the farm lane 0.2 miles to the cemetery. This cemetery is located on private land, ask for permission and close the gate behind.

WESTON CEMETERY NO. 2, page 63, Monroe Twp. Cemeteries
Located in SW 1/4, Section 2, T3N, R4E. (11.6 miles from the Courthouse)
Directions: From the Courthouse, go north on N. Main St. (SR 135) 8.4 miles to the intersection of Rooster Hill Road [follow signs to Delaney Park], turn right, go 1.7 miles to the intersection of Winslow Road, turn right, go 0.6 miles to the intersection of Delaney Park Road, turn left, go 0.2 miles to the entrance to Delaney Park, turn right, go 0.4 miles to the entrance road to the campground, turn left, go 0.3 miles to the end of a cul-de-sac (follow the campground road up the hill and then bear left and go back downhill to the cul-de-sac), look for a trail leaving the cul-de-sac to the west (right); the end of the trail is marked by an orange railroad spike in a tree. Follow the trail approximately 200 yards to the
Weston Cemetery. The main stone is at the base of a large cedar tree.

 

ated in SW 1/4, Section 2, T3N, R4E. (11.6 miles from the Courthouse)
Directions: From the Courthouse, go north on N. Main St. (SR 135) 8.4 miles to the intersection of Rooster Hill Road [follow signs to Delaney Park], turn right, go 1.7 miles to the intersection of Winslow Road, turn right, go 0.6 miles to the intersection of Delaney Park Road, turn left, go 0.2 miles to the entrance to Delaney Park, turn right, go 0.4 miles to the entrance road to the campground, turn left, go 0.3 miles to the end of a cul-de-sac (follow the campground road up the hill and then bear left and go back downhill to the cul-de-sac), look for a trail leaving the cul-de-sac to the west (right); the end of the trail is marked by an orange railroad spike in a tree. Follow the trail approximately 200 yards to the Weston Cemetery. The main stone is at the base of a large cedar tree.

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