Vernon Township Cemeteries

BANKS-STANDISH CEMETERY, page 140, Vernon Twp. Cemeteries
Located in SE 1/4, Section 31, T2N, R3E.
(7.9 miles from the Courthouse)
Directions: From the Courthouse, go north on N. Main St. 0.2 miles to the intersection of SR 56, turn left, go 7.6 miles to the intersection of Old SR 56, (this looks like a farm lane, is unmarked, and 0.3 miles after West Washington School Road) turn left, go 0.1 miles to the cemetery. The cemetery is on the left (south) side of the lane.

Campbell Cemetery

CHASTAIN CEMETERY MARKER, page 152, Vernon Twp. Cemeteries
Located in SE 1/4, Section 22, T2N, R2E.
(13.5 miles from the Courthouse)
Directions: From the Courthouse, go north on N. Main St. 0.2 miles to the intersection of SR 56, turn left, go 10.7 miles to the intersection of North St., in the Town of Livonia, turn right, go 2.6 miles to the Chastain Cemetery Marker. The marker is on the right (east) side of the road, at the top of a bank. It has a heavy steel wire fence around it.

CLAYSVILLE CEMETERY, page 1, Vernon Twp. Cemeteries
Located in NW 1/4, Section 10, T2N, R2E.
(13.4 miles from the Courthouse)
Directions: From the Courthouse, go north on N. Main St. 0.2 miles to the intersection of SR 56, turn left, go 1.4 miles to the intersection of SR 60, turn right, go 9.5 miles to the intersection of Saltillo / Bono Road, turn left, go 2.1 miles to the intersection of Lost River Road (in downtown Claysville), turn left, go 0.2 miles to Claysville Cemetery. The cemetery is on the left side of the road.

Collier Cemetery

Collier-Dernick-Hackett Cemetery

Elgin Cemetery

GABBERT GRAVE, page 151, Vernon Twp. Cemeteries
Located in SE 1/4, Section 30, T2N, R3E.
(8.7 miles from the Courthouse)
Directions: From the Courthouse, go north on N. Main St. 0.2 miles to the intersection of SR 56, turn left, go 7.3 miles to the intersection of West Washington School Road, turn right, go 1.2 miles to the Gabbert Grave. This small cemetery is on the right (east) side of the road, in the middle of a pasture, about 50 yards from the road. It is fenced with four large posts and hog wire.

HACKETT CEMETERY, page 150, Vernon Twp. Cemeteries
Located in NW 1/4, Section 10, T2N, R2E.
(13.2 miles from the Courthouse)
Directions: From the Courthouse, go north on N. Main St. 0.2 miles to the intersection of SR 56, turn left, go 1.4 miles to the intersection of SR 60, turn right, go 9.5 miles to the intersection of Saltillo / Bono Road, turn left, go 2.1 miles to the intersection of Lost River Road (in downtown Claysville), turn left, go about 100 yards and turn left into a private drive (Stewart Automotive), drive up the hill to the shop. The cemetery is located approximately 100 yards north (behind) the shop in the edge of the tree line on the left, about 50 feet south of the east-west fence line. The cemetery is at the top of a small bluff overlooking the creek.

HAYES CEMETERY, page 148, Vernon Twp. Cemeteries
Located in NE 1/4, Section 4, T2N, R2E.
(11.9 miles from the Courthouse)
Directions: From the Courthouse, go north on N. Main St. 0.2 miles to the intersection of SR 56, turn left, go 1.4 miles to the intersection of SR 60, turn right, go 9.5 miles to the intersection of Saltillo / Bono Road, turn left, go 0.8 miles to a residence driveway on the right, turn right into the drive. (Ask at the house) The
Hayes Cemetery is located directly behind (to the west) the house about 150 yards at the base of a large white oak which can be seen from the road. Walk behind the house to the near edge of the woods; cross through the woods to your right and cross the farm fence; walk along the fence to the west until you come to the stream; continue west about 50 feet, the cemetery and the large white oak in the corner of the cemetery should be a 50 feet south of this location. This area is very brushy and overgrown with briars and horse weeds; don't wear your Sunday best to this one.

Kirk Cemetery

MOUNT TABOR CEMETERY AND CHURCH, page 57, Vernon Twp. Cemeteries
Located in SE 1/4, Section 19, T2N, R3E.
(7.3 miles from the Courthouse)
Directions: From the Courthouse, go north on N. Main St. 0.2 miles to the intersection of SR 56, turn left, go 2.6 miles to the intersection of Mt. Tabor Road, turn right, go 4.5 miles to Mt. Tabor Church and Cemetery.

OLD MOUNT TABOR CEMETERY, page 90, Vernon Twp. Cemeteries
Located in NE 1/4, Section 18, T2N, R3E.
(9.3 miles from the Courthouse)
Directions: From the Courthouse, go north on N. Main St. 0.2 miles to the intersection of SR 56, turn left, go 1.4 miles to the intersection of SR 60, turn right, go 5.2 miles to the intersection of Smedley Road, turn left, go 1.6 miles to the intersection of Bee Line Road, turn left, go 0.6 miles to a small flat bridge, after the bridge, turn right into a farm field, follow the edge of the field, keep the wooded area on your right, 0.3 miles to the NE corner of the field, walk east (to the right) along the fence line 150 feet to the cemetery. The cemetery is located under two large hickory trees.

MOUNT PLEASANT MEETING HOUSE and CEMETERY or OLD SMEDLEY CEMETERY or OLD QUAKER CEMETERY, page 135, Vernon Twp. Cemeteries
Located in NW 1/4, Section 5, T2N, R3E. (7.0 miles from the Courthouse)
Directions: From the Courthouse, go north on N. Main St. 0.2 miles to the intersection of SR 56, turn left, go 1.4 miles to the intersection of SR 60, turn right, go 4.7 miles to the intersection of Knapp Lane, turn right, go 0.2 miles to the Monon Railroad, cross the track and turn left, follow a farm lane 0.1 miles, going to the left of and behind a clump of trees, bend right behind the trees to the lane running between agricultural fields, follow the lane, through the woods 0.4 miles to Old Smedley Cemetery. It is located at the end of the lane. This cemetery is located on land owned by Jim Knapp. [Ask at the house.]

LOST RIVER or OLD UNION CEMETERY, page 94, Vernon Twp. Cemeteries
Located in NW 1/4, Section 23, T2N, R2E.
(13.7 miles from the Courthouse)
Directions: From the Courthouse, go north on N. Main St. 0.2 miles to the intersection of SR 56, turn left, go 10.7 miles to the intersection of North St., in the Town of Livonia, turn right, go 2.7 miles to the intersection of Mt. Tabor Road, turn right, go 0.1 miles to Lost River Cemetery.

Scott-Maudlin Cemetery

SMEDLEY CEMETERY, page 117, Vernon Twp. Cemeteries
Located in NW 1/4, Section 8, T2N, R3E.
(7.3 miles from the Courthouse)
Directions: From the Courthouse, go north on N. Main St. 0.2 miles to the intersection of SR 56, turn left, go 1.4 miles to the intersection of SR 60, turn right, go 5.2 miles to the intersection of Smedley Road, turn left, go 0.5 miles to the intersection of Lost River Road. The
Smedley Church of Christ and Cemetery is located on the southeast corner of this intersection.

Unknown Graves

 

y:Arial'>SMEDLEY CEMETERY, page 117, Vernon Twp. Cemeteries
Located in NW 1/4, Section 8, T2N, R3E. (7.3 miles from the Courthouse)
Directions: From the Courthouse, go north on N. Main St. 0.2 miles to the intersection of SR 56, turn left, go 1.4 miles to the intersection of SR 60, turn right, go 5.2 miles to the intersection of Smedley Road, turn left, go 0.5 miles to the intersection of Lost River Road. The
Smedley Church of Christ and Cemetery is located on the southeast corner of this intersection.

Unknown Graves

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