Old Brethren Cemetery


Located near the intersection of County Roads E 1200 S and N 400 E near New Corydon, Bear Creek Township.

The cemetery has more names than you can shake a stick at:
Bear Creek, Boehm Farm, Chapel Hill, Frank Boehm Chapel, Macklin and/or Wabash Cemetery.
The current listing is taken from the information on the
previous Jay Co Burials page, tombstone photos, obituaries and county histories.
Capitolized surname indicated that there is a biography attached. Click on the First name to read the bio.
NSF = no stone found; information from other sources; M/M = Mr & Mrs; * = birth date calculated from age at death; s/s = same stone
Photos taken June 2016 by Margie Pearce

Please contact Margie Pearce with information on the history of the cemetery or anyone buried here.

updated 11/11/2016
Old Brethren Cemetery
Last Name First Name (Maiden) Birth Date Death Date Spouse
Marriage Date
Parents Military Obit Stone
Armantrout Huldah 2/7/1856 9/10/1908
Armstong Charles 1856 1922 photo
Armstrong Charles G 3/16/1819 10/10/1885
Armstrong Elizabeth Ellen 1859 1926 photo
Armstrong Isaac Clark 8/25/1869* 11/2/1891 C & M photo
Armstrong Miriam 1835 1919 Stephen photo
Armstrong Orren W 10/30/1857* 11/6/1873 photo
Armstrong Rosalie 11/25/1871 4/17/1900 photo
Armstrong Stephen 1825 1885 Miriam photo
Armstrong William P 11/6/1873 photo
Augburn Henry no dates Civil War PriCo A 27th OH Inf
Barrus Rodney 3/22/1836* 11/25/1900 photo
Barrus Timothy 7/27/1805 1/14/1874
Bartmess Jacob 1799 11/15/1876 Mary photo
Bartmess Mary 1801 4/6/1872 Jacob photo
Beerbower Emanuel 9/12/1863 1/3/1901 photo
Beerbower infant son 12/21/1894
Beerbower Orlando M 6/24/1885 E F & R M photo
Butcher Elizabeth (Nelson) 12/14/1830 5/1/1901 George W - 1845 Charles & Sarah Hilton Nelson photo
Butcher Evora M 9/27/1898* 3/16/1901 A C & E J
BUTCHER George W 10/27/1822 1/20/1899 Elizabeth Nelson - 3/0/1845 Jacob & Rachel McCollum Butcher Pvt 40th Reg OH Inf photo
Butcher Samuel Jasper 1/29/1859 8/1/1929 Sarah Betz - 1884 Samuel & Mary Ann obit
Butcher Sarah F (Betz) 3/25/1860 6/8/1928 Samuel J Jackson F & Sarepta M Stevens Betz
Campbell Chester G 9/25/1861 3/6/1908
Clark Isaac 9/13/1869 11/21/1891
Coblentz Eli M 1/16/1937 1/3/2016 Mattie E Schwartz - 2/14/1957 Menno J & Mary Troyer Coblentz obit
Coblentz Mattie E (Schwartz) 10/8/1932 4/19/2005 Eli M
Cunningham Louisa 1844 1917
Cunningham Marjion E 1847 1912
Eicher Paul V 9/5/1941 12/21/2013 Margaret G. Schwartz Menno E & Veronica Schwartz Eicher obit
Felty Cyntha A 1/1/1838 11/10/1892 photo
Felty John D 8/22/1818 2/15/1892 photo
Ford Adam C 1/29/1879
Hathaway Almanzar 12/14/1833 5/26/1875
Hathaway Eddy 9/16/1867* 1/6/1871 Almanzar & Deborah Lawrence Hathaway aka: George Edward Hathaway
Hilton Samuel Civl War Pvt Co C 8th IN Cav
Hilty Menno J S 9/9/2005 9/9/2005 Joseph R B & Sylvia E M Coblentz Hilty obit
Juday Amanda C 4/29/1847 7/4/1865 Andrew J
Knepper Joseph 1817 7/14/1868 Elizabeth (Flick) Knepper
Knepper Martha 4/10/1850 8/5/1860 J & M photo
McLeod Cramalia 3/4/1846* 6/10/1863 L & Thrizy Civil War Co E 7th IN Cav photo
Mendenhall Elijah J 6/12/1782 12/21/1870 photo
Miller Barsema Seymour 3/9/1871 5/11/1872 J & E J photo
Miller Henry 12/29/1836 9/26/1919 Naomi; Martha F Isaac & Sarah Knepper Miller photo
Miller Martha F 7/26/1846 4/25/1909 Henry photo
Miller Naomi 3/30/1842 2/16/1872 Henry photo
Nelson Charles 1798 1860
Nelson Isaac 8/17/1788 10/2/1849
Nelson John S 9/5/1821 5/9/1890 photo
Nelson Julia Ann 6/9/1833 9/10/1907 J S
Nelson Mary Ann 4/16/1859 7/28/1862 James S & M
Nelson Miriam 3/13/1801 10/14/1868 photo
Nelson Sarah 8/31/1812 12/10/1853 Charles
Nelson Stephen 1846 2/21/1852 F & M photo
Nelson Weltha L 1/22/1829 4/6/1871 J B
Nicholas Mary 11/25/1810 9/11/1897
North Caleb 8/15/1848 3/8/1860
North Martha 1834 12/24/1860 J & L photo
Pickett William A 10/17/1879 3/14/1896 photo
Pyle Christiann P 1842 1916 John C
Pyle Emma 7/9/1871 2/15/1903 Robert
Pyle John C 1838
Rayn Edna C 4/9/1845 5/30/1878 Alex. photo 1; photo 2
Rayn Jemima 9/6/1872 same base as William photo
RAYN William 1789 7/30/1872 same base as Jemima photo
Runyon Daniel 8/16/1814 7/9/1887 photo
Runyon infant 6/15/1889 D & A photo
Schwartz Jacob B 1/6/2016 1/6/2016 Benjamin & Malinda obit
Schwartz Jacob I 9/24/2009 11/20/2009 Jacob & Ida S Schwartz Schwartz obit
Schwartz Jacob J L infant 10/2/2015 Joseph & Elizabeth E Weaver Schwartz obit
Siberry Mary (Kraner) 10/12/1799 6/26/1873 William photo
Siberry Thomas J no dates Civil War Co I 26th IN Inf
Siberry William, Rev 1799 4/29/1866 Mary Kraner
Smith John A 1816 12/18/1870 photo
Thompson John W 10/8/1847 4/14/1880
Thompson Mary S 1/9/1858 8/16/1887 photo
Vinning Francis D Civil War Co B 11th IN Cav






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