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Shank Cemetery
Huntington County, Indiana

Contributed by Ellen Callahan, Jul 20, 2002, last edited Apr 05, 2007 [gingerabbit2@hotmail.com]. Total records = 95.

It is located on Mayne Rd about a half mile south of 900N. This is about a mile southeast of the town of Roanoke, Indiana.

This is a list of only tombstone inscriptions, I went to the cemetery and did this list myself in the spring of 2002, the names of people with markers missing or unreadable were recorded in 1951-1952 by Thomas H. Anson, only their date death will be mentioned. I used the older transcription to fill in the death date of worn markers. Mr. Anson makes a note that there are 30 to 50 unmarked graves.

- Ellen Callahan

???, Dora, d. 21 Apr 1864, (marker missing or unreadable)
???, Infant Son, '1 May 1852', s/w ???, Infant Son, (marker missing or unreadable)
???, Infant Son, d. 11 Apr 1853, s/w ???, Infant Son, (marker missing or unreadable)
???, Luther, d. 21 Jul 1871, (marker missing or unreadable)
???, Oris, d. 24 May 1866, (marker missing or unreadable)
Arick, Dessie Pearl, d. 5 Aug 1879, age ??, Dau of JJ & SA, (marker worn)
Arick, Elmer W., d. 21 Feb 1872, age 2y 7m, Son of JJ & SA
Arick, Mertie, d. ??, age ??, Dau of JJ & SA, s/w Sarah L. Arick
Arick, Sarah A., d. 30 Nov 1879, age 34y 16d, Wife of JJ
Arick, Sarah L., d. ??, age ??, Dau of JJ & SA, s/w Mertie Arick
Bolinger, E.?, d. ??, (marker missing or unreadable)
Bolinger, George, d. 17 Feb 1882, age 52y 11m 24d
Borden, Jane R., d. 8 May 1879, age 61y 11m 23d
Bowman, Harriet, d. 14 Jul 1894, age 79y 5m 9d, s/w Henry Bowman
Bowman, Henry, d. 30 Dec 1891, age 76y 5m 22d, s/w Harriet Bowman
Bowman, Sarah E., d. 27 Apr 1872, age 26y 2m 27d, Wife of MW
Chaney, Isaiah, d. 13? Jun 1853, (marker missing or unreadable)
Chaney, J.W., d. 1 Sep 1875, age 63y 1m 20d
Chaney, James W., d. 11 Jun 1863, (marker missing or unreadable)
Chaney, Lorana, b. 9 Nov 1831, d. 16 Nov 1905
Chaney, Lura Matilda, d. 9 Apr 1867, (marker missing or unreadable)
Chaney, Mary Ellenor, b. 15 Nov 1843, d. 16 Oct 1909, s/w W.H. Chaney
Chaney, Thomas A., d. ??, (marker missing or unreadable)
Chaney, W. H., b. 17 Oct 1839, d. 25 Feb 1914, s/w Mary Ellenor Chaney
Coppernall, Lucia E., d. 10 Oct 1878, age 4m 3d, dau of HW & M
Crabbs, George, b. 1824, d. 1896, s/w Jane S. Crabbs
Crabbs, Jane S., b. 1822, d. 1906, s/w George Crabbs
Harris, Willy F., d. 14 May 1881, (marker missing or unreadable)
Hoffman, Willard, b. 11 Jan 1878, d. 11 Jan 1878, Son of J & E
Hoopingarner, Francene, d. 5 May 1886, age 30y 7m 2d, Wife of John H.
Huston, Hannah, d. 26 Mar 1876, (marker missing or unreadable)
Hyser, Alice M., '1873 ', Child of JB & MA, s/w Frank O. Hyser
Hyser, Annie B., d. 3 Oct 1865, age 11d, Child of A & M, s/w Maryetty Hyser
Hyser, Daniel, d. 13 Mar 1890, (marker missing or unreadable)
Hyser, Frank O., b. 1869, d. 1879, Child of JB & MA, s/w Alice M Hyser
Hyser, Maryetty, d. 14 Oct 1865, age 1y 23d, Child of A & M, s/w Annie B. Hyser
Hyser, Sarah, d. 25 Aug 1881, age 69y 7m 29d Wife of Daniel
Jester, Adaline, b. 1821, d. no date, s/w John, Ezra, and Infant Jester
Jester, Ezra, b. 1853, d. 1855, s/w Adaline, John, and Infant Jester
Jester, Infant, no dates -, Son of J & A
Jester, John, b. 1822, d. 1853, s/w Adaline, Ezra, & Infant Jester
Maly, W.W. (Rev.), d. 15 Mar 1868, (marker worn)
Marker, E. Mary, d. 1922, (marker missing or unreadable)
Mathais, Nathan, d. 30 Oct 1879, (marker missing or unreadable)
Matthias, S.S., d. 30 Jan 1883, age 35y 3m 23d, Son of C or G & L
Maxwell, Elizabeth, d. 13 Mar 1890, (marker missing or unreadable)
McGinnias, Mary C., d. 11 Nov 1868, (marker missing or unreadable)
McMadden, George H., b. 28 May 1891?, d. 28 May 1891?, s/w Stella McMadden
McMadden, Stella, d. 16 Feb 1891, age 2y 3m 8d, s/w George H. McMadden
McVick, Elmina J., d. 2 Feb 1889, age 35y 7m 25d, Wife of Lawrence
Piatt, B.W., b. 1852, d. 1887, s/w Jacob Piatt
Piatt, Jacob, b. 1810, d. 1898, s/w B.W. Piatt
Rathfon, Catherina, b. 1836, d. 1907
Rathfon, Infant, d. 14 Apr 1860, age 16d, Dau of J & M, (marker worn)
Rathfon, Jacob, d. 20 Aug 1890, age 67y 9m 5d
Rathfon, Margaret, d. 18 Mar 1860, age 3_y 1m 22d, Wife of J
Reynolds, Burr H., d. 11 Jun 1878, (marker missing or unreadable)
Reynolds, Edie E., d. 10 Feb 1871, (marker missing or unreadable)
Reynolds, Freddie, d. 9 Feb 1866, (marker missing or unreadable)
Reynolds, Martha A., d. 21 Nov 1870, (marker missing or unreadable)
Riley, Bell M., d. 15 Aug 1865, age 23y 9m 11d, Dau of HL & MA, s/w William Riley
Riley, William, d. 27 Feb 1874, age 36y 8m 11d, Son of HL & MA, s/w Bell M. Riley
Salisbury, James, d. 18 Jul 1866, age 47y 2m 10d
Salisbury, Maria A., d. 28 Sep 1872, age 16y 6m 20d, Dau of James & FJ
Scott, Kisiah, d. ??, age ??
Sewell, Aaron, d. 14 Jan 1894, age 82y 8m 26d, s/w Sarah A.,Tamsen, Nancy, & Nancy E. Sewell
Sewell, Eliza P., b. 4 Feb 1844, d. 24 Sep 1923
Sewell, Nancy E., d. 2 Mar 1864, age 25y 9m 19d, Dau of A & T, s/w Aaron, Tamsen, Nancy, & Sarah A. Sewell
Sewell, Nancy, d. 9 Apr 1870, age 59y 4m 3d, Wife of Aaron, s/w Aaron, Tamsen, Nancy E. & Sarah A. Sewell
Sewell, Sarah A.., d. 14 Sep 1854, age 2m 8d, Dau of A & T, s/w Nancy E., Nancy, Tamsen, & Aaron Sewell
Sewell, Tamsen, d. 6 Sep 1854, age 41y 5m 7d, Wife of Aaron, s/w Aaron, Nancy, Nancy E. & Sarah A. Sewell
Tracey, James, d. 28 Aug 1869, age 30y 6m 10d, (marker worn)
Wallace, Ester, b. 1904, d. 1905, s/w Ren Wallace
Wallace, Ren, b. 1901, d. 1905, s/w Ester Wallace
Watson, Hettie, d. 28 Feb 1871, (marker worn)
Watson, Mary J., d. 22 Jan 1873, age 21y 9m 11d, Wife of George
Watson, William M., d. 13 Feb 1869, age 3 weeks, Son of ? & MJ
Weaver, Conrad, d. 8 Jul 1874, age 48y 20d, s/w Mary J. Weaver
Weaver, Mary Francis, d. 23 Mar 1865, age ??, Dau of C & MJ, (marker worn)
Weaver, Mary J., d. 4 Apr 1892, age 64y 4d, Wife of Conrad, s/w Conrad Weaver
Weaver, Sarah Eliza, d. 10 Jan 1872, age 6y 9m 7d
Wiley, William M., d. 27 Feb 1874, (marker missing or unreadable)
Wilson, Arzella L., d. 2 Apr 1878, age 9y 4m 1d, Dau of IA & ME, s/w Mary E. Wilson
Wilson, Isaac, b. 27 Oct 1827, d. 31 Mar 1897
Wilson, John F., d. 2 Sep 1873, age 25y 8m 9d, Son of S & S
Wilson, Mary E., d. 23 Jul 1874, age 39y 9m 23d, Wife of Isaac, s/w Arzella L. Wilson
Wilson, Ruth, d. 26 Jul 1850, age 67y
Wilson, Stephen Joshua, b. 1 Feb 1860, d. 30 Jul 1879, (marker missing or unreadable)
Wilson, Stephen, d. 18 Jan 1877, age 57y 11m 25d
Wilson, William, d. ? Mar 1856, age 1y 3m 10d, Son of JE & S
Wire, Abigail, d. 7 Dec 1882, age ?y 5m 14d
Wire, Eliza A., d. 12 Mar 1864, age ??, Wife of Jonah
Wire, J.E., Co H 153rd IN
Wire, Mary, d. 24 Sep 1860, (marker missing or unreadable)
Wisong, Lucindars, d. 9 Dec 1864, (marker missing or unreadable)

 

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