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Index of Old Rock Creek Cemetery, Wells County, Indiana

Read by Jim Cox & Penny Baughman North - April 2011

NOTE: Additional information was provided by Wells County Public Library's Genealogy Department.

Old Rock Creek Cemetery is on County Road 300 North, east of County Road 200 West, in Rock Creek Township. The original introduction states: "Older residents of this area cannot recall any other name for this except the Old Cemetery. It lies across the road from the Saint Paul Lutheran Church and Saint Paul Cemetery. The first burial here was that of Jonathan Decker in 1846."

ABBREVIATIONS USED:
ch/o = child of
d/o = daughter of
h/o = husband of
s/o = son of
w/o = wife of

Last Name First Name Birth Death Inscriptions and Notes
Amy Charles Levi 1/25/1888 1/27/1902  
Amy Elizabeth 1870 1948  
Amy John 1861 9/5/1908  
Amy Lizzie 1840 1924  
Conrad Emery M 1/9/1890 9/20/1896 s/o A & EE
Conrad William 1882 1890  
Cotton A   stone illegible
Cotton Allide E 5/24/1860 4/5/1861 d/o SC & D
Crum Catharine 10/30/1857 3/1/1869 d/o J & S
Crum Daniel  12/26/1850 s/o J & S
Crum John 1/17/1852 9/14/1918  
Crum John 1815 12/29/1887  
Crum Samuel 7/30/1857 12/1/1893  
Crum Sarah ("Sallie") 10/16/1816 6/8/1889  
Crum Sarah (Farling) 5/14/1821 9/29/1893 w/o John
Decker Elizabeth 1847 1854  
Decker Jonathan 12/4/1808 10/26/1846  
DeWitt Infant   d/o W & E - stone illegible otherwise
Falk Albert 3/28/1806 4/28/1879  
Falk Catharine J 1809 3/6/1858 w/o Albert
Falk Jacob 6/25/1835 1/28/1889  
Falk Sarah E (Straw) 9/6/1846 3/14/1881 w/o Andrew
Falk Susannah   d/o A & C - stone illegible otherwise
Farling Abraham (Rev) 2/4/1798 6/27/1849  
Farling John H 7/17/1855 3/11/1861 s/o J & E
Farling Mariah C 10/30/1798 12/19/1867 w/o Abraham
Farling Samuel 1861 1898  
Farling Samuel 4/24/1861 3/8/1869 s/o J & E
Farling Sarah J 8/18/1864 12/24/1864 d/o J & E
Folk Sarah Jane 10/27/1852 6/7/1884 w/o Eli
Harnish Israel 6/17/1799 5/20/1861  
High Leon 12/6/1905 4/2/1907  
High Sarah Alice 1859 3/17/1900 w/o Amos
Houtz Darius C 1858 1870  
Houtz Henry Daniel 6/4/1843 4/6/1869  
Houtz Homer 1777 1849  
Houtz John  1856 stone illegible otherwise
Houtz M Elizabeth 3/6/1848 8/13/1849 d/o Henry & Fanny
Houtz Noah J 1854 1870  
Houtz Permilia (Stoever) 8/3/1822 8/1/1856 w/o John
Houtz [blank]   stone illegible
Kahn Christena (Gilbert) 7/7/1845 6/24/1939 w/o Myer
Kahn David Alonzo ("Lon") 2/16/1869 12/5/1932  
Kahn Myer 9/16/1836 11/6/1918  
Kahn William L 12/22/1905 2/24/1906  
McAfee Mary 5/4/1827 11/15/1856  
McFarlands Abraham 2/4/1798 6/27/1849  
Miller Jane E 2/10/1822 5/9/1894 w/o Robert
Miller Joseph L   stone illegible
Miller Mary Ann 1824 4/16/1880 w/o Samuel
Miller Robert 2/12/1815 2/6/1886  
Miller Robert 4/21/1855 8/13/1856 s/o R & J
Miller Samuel 4/3/1842 4/15/1861 s/o R & J
Miller Samuel R  11/7/1864 stone illegible otherwise
Miller Thomas   s/o R & J - stone illegible otherwise
Miller Thomas 9/5/1856 10/24/1880  
Nestler Daniel Henry 5/10/1850 12/20/1925  
Nestler Freddie 4/13/1893 5/10/1893 s/o D & M
Nestler Infant Son 4/13/1893 4/13/1893 s/o D & M
Nestler Mary Catherine (Straw) 12/16/1854 10/22/1933 w/o Daniel - Married 5-12-1881
Plank Joel 12/8/1809 3/5/1899  
Plank Josiah 1845 1/31/1927  
Plank Lydia (Kendal) 5/26/1822 4/10/1911 w/o Joel
Plank Mahala Rachel 3/11/1860 9/12/1925  
Price Nancy E 12/13/1856 3/20/1861  
Raber Israel J 8/11/1852 6/11/1854 s/o J & E
Sellers James M 12/23/1850 8/5/1851  
Sellers Jenny 8/13/1870 5/4/1871  
Sellers Kerlin Baker 6/3/1824 6/4/1911  
Sellers Matilda 2/20/1856 8/12/1856  
Sellers Matilda (Kline) 12/30/1825 2/28/1856 w/o Kerlin B
Sellers Richard P 12/23/1850 8/5/1851  
Smith Jane 1780 1855  
Straw Elmer E 1/9/1864 9/7/1893  
Straw Ethel May 8/1/1886 3/13/1887 d/o BF & SE
Straw Eva 7/27/1890 3/8/1912 d/o BF & SE
Straw Homer  12/19/1884 s/o BF & SE - stone illegible otherwise
Straw John 5/12/1846 6/12/1865  
Straw Mary A 6/22/1822 6/25/1898 w/o Samuel
Straw Samuel 12/16/1849 3/6/1915  
Straw Samuel Sr 3/3/1821 12/22/1894  
Straw Sarah A (Arnold) 1/3/1855 12/18/1893  
Straw Sarah E 1847 1881  
Straw Sarah E (McConnel) 1/8/1855 4/2/1901 w/o Frank
Straw William H 1862 8/10/1862  
Williamson James 6/28/1806 12/29/1860  
Williamson Maria 1797 8/23/1865 w/o James
Zimmerman Mary 9/11/1832 9/16/1905 w/o Samuel
Zimmerman Samuel 7/2/1830 10/12/1888 Co E 153rd IN Inf



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