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Old Methodist Cemetery
Mooresville, Morgan County, Indiana

Lat: 39° 34' 38"N, Lon: 86° 20' 39"W
Brown Twp, Sec 8

Contributed by Jeff Curtis, Aug 25, 2006 [jefftcurtis@earthlink.net]. Total records = 23.

To reach cemetery, in Mooresville go east on IN 144 from the intersection of IN 67 and IN 144 for 1/4 mi to the first light. Turn right or south onto Rooker Road and continue for 2.2 miles to Shady Lane. Turn left onto Shady Lane and go .3 miles to an 'S' curve. After the 2nd bend the cemetery is on top of a ridge to the right.

This cemetery is also known as East White Lick Methodist cemetery. (White Lick is the name of a creek in the area).

I attempted to find this cemetery on Aug 20, 2006 and found that two private residences were also on the ridge. I saw no one I could ask about the location of the cemetery. There was also no where to park other than the driveways to the homes so I left. I will return this fall after the leaves are off the trees in hopes the cemetery might be visible.

I have transcribed, with permission, from work completed in Sep of 1967 by Carl and Janet Cowen, when they read all existing and legible stones.

- Jeff Curtis

Evans, David S, d. 17 Mar 1855, age: 18y 7m 7d, son of Samuel and Elizabeth Evans
Farmer, Alvaro, d. 5 Jul 1878, age: 10y 11m 7d, son of George and Lydia Farmer
Farmer, Jacob, d. 13 Oct 1858, age: 7y 10m 29d, son of George and Lydia Farmer
Griggs, David E, b. 1832, d. 1881
Griggs, Harriett, b. 1832, d. 1868, , s/w David Griggs
Griggs, James, b. 26 Oct 1805, d. 6 Aug 1859, age: 53y 9m 10d
Griggs, Martha C, b. 1856, d. 1869, daughter, s/w David Griggs
Griggs, Nancy, b. 15 May 1799, d. 8 Sep 1857, age: 58y 3m 23d, wife of James, s/w James Griggs
Griggs, Sirrilda A, d. 13 May 1857, age: 19y 10m 19d, wife of Willis
Hiatt, Thomas A, d. 7 Sep 1857, age: 13y 3m 9d, son of Joseph and Lucinda Hiatt
Hiatt, William , d. 16 Sep 1863, age: 6m 6d, son of Henry H and Martha N Hiatt
Hyatt, William A, d. 7 Nov 1862, age: 20y 3m 27d, son of J and L Hyatt
Martin, George W, b. 7 Jul 1843, d. 19 Sep 1857, son of James W and Mary A Martin
Martin, John, d. 6 Nov 1866, age: 90y 3m 3d
McNeff, Annis, d. 22 Jun 1872, age: 6y 3m 8d, son of P.C. and M.E. McNeff
McNeff, Ella, d. 16 Dec 1875, age: 5y 3m 6d, daughter of Pierce and Mary E McNeff
McPherson, Sarah L, d. 23 Nov ????, age: 17y 5m , Daughter of H and P McPherson, Part of stone is missing
McPherson, Schuyler, no dates, son of H and P McPherson, Part of stone is missing
Moss, Emily, d. 21 Mar 1861, age: 15y 5m 20d, daughter of Wm and Mary Moss
Moss, Mary, d. 23 Jul 1861, age: 42y 11m 14d, Wife of Wm Moss
Pennington, James, no dates, age: 32y 8m 19d, , Stone is broken and part is missing.
Rareden, John, d. 15 Jul 1857, age: 35y 3m
Ware, Pierce A, d. 2 Sep 1857, age: 1y 5m, son of Wm and M.J. Ware
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