Old Baptist Cemetery is located in Bearcreek Township, Bryant. The cemetery is also known as Bear Creek Cemetery or Bear Creek Amish.
The current listing is taken from the information on the previous Jay Co Burials page. Updated with information from tombstone photographs and county histories.
Capitolized last names have a biography attached. Click on the First name to read the bio.
If anyone knows the history of the cemetery or anyone buried here, please get in touch with Jim Cox.
Thanks to Jim Cox for the photographs taken fall 2016!
Old Baptist Cemetery
Last Name First Name (Maiden) Birth Date Death Date Spouse
Parents Military Obit Photo BUFORD Edward 1841 Julia A Goodrich - 5/31/1822 War of 1812 scout Byrd Caroline 2/19/1849 5/18/1875 A J photo Byrd Even J 2/23/1837 8/24/1863 Civil War Co G 100th Reg IN Vol Byrd Hannah 1839 5/10/1862 Even J photo Byrd Infant photo Byrd Mary E 5/4/1866 9/21/1870 A J & C photo Byrd William E 4/30/1862 7/25/1862 E & H photo Dynes Frances M 5/3/1856 7/18/1925 Harriet J Kiger -1882; Mary Jane Goodson - 1893 photo Dynes Infant son 6/29/1896 6/29/1896 Frances M & M J photo Dynes Viola May 9/1/1911 9/14/1912 Frances M & M J photo Fifer Abraham 1/15/1794 4/2/1857 Lydia Fry - 7/30/1813 photo Fifer Lydia (Fry) 3/2/1794 10/26/1871 Abraham - 7/30/1813 photo Fifer Mary 2/7/1875 photo Goodson Sally (Armantrout) 7/21/1835 2/21/1924 Bennet - 3/2/1867 Charles & Susanna Michael Armantrout photo McCroskey Mary Isabelle (Byrd) 9/17/1873 4/9/1915 photo McCroskey Unknown 1871 1915 More Benjamin B 1853 1868 A & E J photo More Martha C 11/24/1857 4/12/1863 A & E J Sibery John W 1/10/1832 3/3/1862 Sarah Jane Whiteman photo Whiteman Christian 1/1/1838 6/24/1861 Henry & Sarah Wilson Whiteman photo Whiteman Henry 6/5/1809 3/7/1864 Sarah Wilson - 9/2/1830 photo Whiteman James Wilson 2/4/1833 7/22/1908 Phidelia Antles - 11/13/1859 Henry & Sarah Wilson Whiteman photo Whiteman Phidelia 9/25/1841 8/4/1907 James W photo Whiteman Sarah (Wilson) 9/8/1811 9/25/1874 Henry - 9/2/1830 photo Whiteman Susannah Natalie 2/16/1866 9/2/1868 James N & Margaret I Jay Whiteman photo Wilson Anna 1830 1864 s/s Stephen L photo Wilson Cassius M 8/24/1856 11/25/1857 Lorendus & Ann Glentzer Wilson photo Wilson Ella V 9/30/1854 9/20/1855 Lorendus & Ann Glentzer Wilson photo Wilson Mary Ann "Anna" 10/21/1830 1/12/1864 Stephen L - 6/17/1849 John & Nancy A Kappes Glentzer photo Wilson Stephen Lorendus 1827 1909 Suel photo Wilson Suel 5/7/1789 7/17/1857 Esther Burnett - 1815
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