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Big Run Baptist Cemetery
Indianapolis, Marion County, Indiana

6500 S. Franklin Rd, Indianapolis IN

Lat: 39° 40' 28"N, Lon: 86° 01' 05"W
Franklin Township, Section 7

Contributed by Beth Orsay, Oct 30, 2007, last edited Nov 05, 2007 [obituary@laduealum.com]. Total records = 67.

To reach this cemetery, driving north on Hwy 65, turn right or east onto Edgewood and continue for about 4.5 miles turning right or south onto S Franklin Road. The cemetery will be on the left or east side of the road in less than one mile at the corner of Indian Creek Road.

This cemetery was established in 1854. It is owned and maintained now by the Franklin Township Historical Society. I found the cemetery in good condition with some fallen stones. The most recent burial was in 1986.

This historic cemetery is listed in the Indiana Cemetery and Burial Grounds Registry of the Indiana Department of Natural Resources.

I walked and read this cemetery on Sep 24, 2007 using a digital camera. This includes all existing and legible headstones and markers.

- Beth Orsay

Adams, Elizabeth A, d. 2 Aug 1865, age: 10y 7m 4d, daughter of J & M Adams
Adams, Isaac N, d. 29 Jul 1865, age: 12y 2m 25d, son of J & M Adams, not sure of the age
Benjamin, ??C?N, d. 20 May 1863, age: 30y 10m 25d, first name has 5 letters, looks like it starts with "O" or "G"
Benjamin, Cynthia A, d. 29 Jul 1909, age: 76y 5m 22d, wife of O. Benjamin
Carney, Caroline, d. 15 Feb 1865, age: 37y 2m 19d, wife of Eli Carney
Carson, Freddie A, b. 19 Dec 1866, d. 23 Jan 1891, son of Jos C. & Lidia A Carson
Carson, Gus, no dates
Carson, Joseph C, b. 18 Aug 1831, d. 16 Feb 1905, s/w Lydia, his wife
Carson, Joseph, d. 19 Dec 1858, can't read age
Carson, Lydia A, b. 18 Mar 1833, d. 7 Jun 1918, s/w Joseph C.
Carson, Mary, d. 10 Aug 1857, age: 76y 4m, wife of Joseph Carson
Carson, Samuel L, d. 6 Nov 1868, age: 1y 27d, son of Joseph L & Nancy Carson
Carson, Thomas, b. 3 Sep 1801, d. 30 Apr 1874
Cochran, Elizabeth, d. 29 Nov 1862, age: 22y 6m 24d, wife of A. J. Cochran
Ferguson, Dr J. Allen, d. 1 Jun 1864, age: 29y 8m
Ferguson, Isabella, d. 22 Oct 1867, age: 31y 10m 23d
Ferguson, Thomas, d. 24 Oct 1865, age: 66y
Hall, Isabella, d. 6 Sep 1869, age: 46y 9m, wife of Hiram H Hall
Kemper, Alice A, d. 3 Jul 1870, age: 14y 9m 14d, daughter of Tilman & Lucy Kemper
Kemper, Anna J, b. 1845, d. 1916
Kemper, Fielden S, b. 1855, d. 1935
Kemper, Hezekiah P, b. 1861, d. 1926
Kemper, John J, b. 1846, d. 1920
Kemper, Joseph A, b. 1853, d. 1873
Kemper, Lucy M, d. 12 Jan 1866, age: ??y 3m 17d, wife of Tilman J Kemper
Kemper, Nancy A, b. 1848, d. 1927
Kemper, Polly A, b. 1852, d. 1872
Kemper, Susanah, b. 1821, d. 1863, Mother, s/w William
Kemper, Tilman J, d. ? Jan 18??
Kemper, William H, b. 1858, d. 1928
Kemper, William, b. 1819, d. 1866, Father, s/w Susanah
Marryman, James E, b. 2 Mar 1845, d. 21 Jun 1868, age: 23y 3m 19d, son of ? & S.A. Marryman
Mathews, Cyrus, d. 5 Nov 1869, age: 47y 9m 13d
Mathews, Hannah E, b. 1865, d. 1923, s/w James T.
Mathews, Jacob B, d. 15 May 1872, age: 73y 8m 11d
Mathews, Jacob, d. 16 Jun 1886, age: 22y 5m 14d
Mathews, James A, d. 21 May 1891, age: 41y 10m 29d
Mathews, James T, b. 1836, d. 1906, Hannah E. His Wife
Mathews, Oscar, no dates, son of ? & ? Mathews, can't read dates
Mathews, Sarah, b. 22 Nov 1803, d. 4 Nov 1884, age: 80y 11m 12d, wife of Jacob B. Mathews
Maze, ??sabet?, b. Dec 1810, d. 1898, wife of Thomas Maze, can't read months or age
Maze, Amelia A, d. 15 Mar 1856, age: 16d, daut of T & M Maze
Maze, Cassius T, d. 13 Dec 1876, age: 3y 1m 2d, son of Elijah & Mary A Maze
Maze, Charlotte T, d. 9 Sep 1872, daut of Elijah & Mary A Maze
Maze, Cora, d. 5 Sep 1879, age: 8m 15d, daut of Elijah & Mary A Maze
Maze, Grover B, b. 1887, d. 1889
Maze, infant, d. 12 Mar 187?, dau of Jos & Nancy Maze
Maze, John, b. 1 Jan 1780, d. 30 Apr 1855, Senior
Maze, Mary M, d. 11 Oct 1863, daughter of ? Maze, can't read age
Maze, Riley, d. 11 Jul 1876
Maze, Thomas, d. 5 Feb 1874, age: 65y 3m 1d
Moore, infant, d. 15 Jan 1861, age: 4y 10m 8d, daughter of D & G Moore, name at top broken off
Moore, Lucy, d. 24 May 1877, age: 88y ?m 5d, wife of Daniel Moore
Myers, Margaret A, b. 2 Jun 1865, d. 10 Jul 1865, children of A & R Myers, s/w William O
Myers, William O, b. 2 Jun 1865, d. 10 Jul 1865, children of A & R Myers, s/w Margaret A
Pentecost, Maryetta, d. 5 Jan 1863, age: 1y 8m 1d, daughter of M.B. & N.J. Pentecost
Pentecost, Sarah, d. 9 Sep 1864, age: 1y 4m 10d, daughter of M? & ? Pentecost
Pollard, infant, d. 30 Sep 1878, daughter of ? & Julia Pollard
Power, Lucinda, d. 17 Apr 1880, wife of Sylvester Power
Smith, Mary H, b. 1904, d. 1981, s/w Ray E
Smith, Ray E, b. 1897, d. 1986, s/w Mary H
Smither, Hester, d. 21 Dec 1854, age: 12y 2m 9d, wife of William Smither
Smither, Martha, b. 4 Dec 1847, d. 6 Aug 1891
Smither, Willis, b. 28 Jul 1807, d. 11 Apr 1894
Tolin, James E, b. 1780, d. 1860
Tolin, Nancy A, b. 1782, d. 1873
Wells, Mary V, b. 15 Nov 1872 New Orleans, LA, d. 6 Mar 1874 Marion County, IN, age: 1y 3m 21d, daughter of G & M Wells

 

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