Pingry Cemetery

Pingry Cemetery is located in West Liberty, Bearcreek Township on unmarked Liberty Road, the 1st road W of US 27 on CR 500N.

The current listing is taken from the information on the previous Jay Co Burials page, county histories, obituaries, and tombstone photos.
Capitolized surname indicates a biography is attached. Click on the First name to access the bio.

If anyone knows the history of the cemetery or the families buried here, please get in touch with Jim Cox.

Tombstone photographs by Jim Cox and Margie Pearce in June 2016.*

Updated 10/21/2016
Pingry Cemetery
Last Name First Name (Maiden) Birth Date Death Date Spouse
Marriage Date
Parents Military Obit Photo
Avey Hiram 11/13/1836 11/15/1878
Awilf James 3/18/1853 12/18/1853 T H & A
Bailey Edwin E
Bailey Hiram 182 11/15/1858 photo
Bailey Isaac N 4/8/1868 10/13/1870 George W & C A photo
Bailey Joel 1815 1/16/1871
Bailey John 1/16/1871
Bailey Phebe A 2/16/1865 2/1/1884 George W & C A photo
Bair John Trone 2/15/1815 12/26/1874 Mary M Wentz George M & Maria M Trone Bair
Bair Mary M (Wentz) 4/23/1821 5/5/1862 John T Jacob & Maria Sharrets Wentz photo
Bair William 1841 no dates Sarah M Wagner - 1864; Jemima A Chenoweth - 1873 John T & Mary M Wentz Bair Co G 11th IN Cav photo
Baldwin Martha 5/5/1838 5/28/1839
Baldwin Mary Ann 9/12/1808 12/9/1850 William
Baldwin Sarah 1/28/185 6/12/1862 William
Ballard Thomas A 4/18/1849 11/17/1862 R & M
Black Charles A 9/6/1826 3/1/1849 photo
Brighton Rachel 10/22/1839 4/4/1860 Samuel & Sarah Mills Brighton
Brighton Samuel 1808 5/1/1852 Sarah Mills
Bryan Jackson 3/2/1855 7/2/1865 John & Hannah Huey Bryan
Bryan Mary (Huey) Peter
Bryan Nora abt 1875 12/22/1895 obit
Bryan Peter 8/28/1796 8/14/1854 Mary Huey
Bryan William Riley 11/5/1889 1/23/1893 John & Hannah Huey Bryan photo
Bryant William Riley 10/21/1854 1/25/1893 obit
Bune Elizabeth 6/15/1827 11/12/1849 Henry A
Carson Mary Samuel photo
Curtis William R 10/17/1855 1/7/1860 photo
Dennis Charles Curtis abt 2/0/1901 2/27/1901 M/M Calvin obit
Dudley Sarah E (Odonel) 1845 1889 James W photo
Freemyer Melvin F 1/18/1865 2/13/1871 W H & E H photo
Freemyer Vernum Arloa 10/4/1891 8/31/1892 William H & Elizabeth H obit obit
Gibson Mary 5/12/1774 7/22/1856 Samuel
Gillum Indiana 5/31/1858 4/6/1866 J & E
Gillum Sarah 1/14/1799 2/6/1849 Thomas
Gillum Thomas 10/11/1807 1/3/1866
Glentzer James M 12/15/1859 10/7/1861 Madison A & Nancy A Wheeler Glentzer
GLENTZER Nancy Ann (Wheeler) 11/12/1838 6/2/1883 Dr Madison Aaron - 1857
Gray Elizabeth (Huey) 7/31/1826 11/16/1857 John Isaac & Mary Whiteman Huey photo
Gubbison Andrew J 4/23/1847 2/23/1850 Andrew
Gubbison George W 1/6/1843 10/11/1855 A M & M
Gubbison Margaret J 7/18/1849 9/27/1855 A M & M
Gubbison Sarah G 12/23/1851 10/15/1855 A M & M
Hassick Mary 1783 5/12/1857 Francis photo
Holley Minnesota 1/30/1898 Charles obit
Hough John 9/27/1877
Hough Merrill E 9/11/1877 J H & M A
Huey Elva R 5/11/1861 5/6/1862 photo
Huey infant 2/21/1865 4/26/1865 J & E photo
Huey infant 12/12/1859 12/12/1859 J & E
Huey James W 1/11/1861 J & E
Huey Manuel 12/30/1836 1/20/1841
Huey Maria E (Hand) 1/21/1831 5/30/1853 Christopher
Huey Mary 1/1/1834 2/2/1850 Isaac & Mary Whiteman Huey photo
Huey Mary (Whiteman) 12/31/1809 2/6/1855 Isaac Christian & Hannah Huey Whiteman photo
Huey Rachel 1/23/1838 8/7/1838 photo
Huey Warner 9/1/1797 7/1/1846 Jonas photo
Hurt Eliza S 4/22/1831 11/6/1849 David photo
Iliff James 12/8/1855 T R & A
Isenhart Inez 6/18/1888 10/20/1889 John S & Mollie obit
Isenhart Mollie (Huey) Joseph & Elizabeth photo
Jordan Alice (North) 2/23/1875 7/21/1894 Wesley - 10/4/1891 Walter & Catherine Scott North photo
Jordan Ruthie Ethel 11/15/1892 8/13/1894 Wesley & Alice North Jordan photo
Karns Henry 9/1/1842 1/12/1902 Nancy E Leigh - 2/24/1881 Henry & Judith Shelton Karns Civil War Co C 22 IN Inf; obit: Harry obit photo
Karns Henry 8/31/1787 7/16/1858
Karns infant son 9/4/1858 9/4/1858 H & J photo
Karns Isaac 3/18/1872 8/23/1873 J & EA photo
Karns Judith 2/4/1805 5/20/1895 Henry photo
Karns Nancy E (Leigh) 5/21/1858 7/12/1881 Henry photo
Karns Phillip 5/8/1827 1/9/1894 photo
Lanning Evanis 6/13/1832 1/31/1852 John T
Leonard Caroline 9/27/1828 2/3/1873 photo
Leonard Francis 1/6/1872
Leonard Martha M 4/22/1865 4/24/1869 P & G
Ligget Elizabeth 3/7/1855 8/5/1858 Alexander & Mary photo
Ligget Isabella 7/25/1865 8/2/1866 Alexander & Mary photo
Ligget John 4/5/1850 John photo
Ligget Lavina 2/15/1869 4/11/1881 Alexander & Mary photo
Marsh Arlo 1911
May infant son 3/20/1843 3/20/1843 A D & L
May Louvinia R 8/23/1858 5/17/1879 A D & L
May Lucinda 12/11/1877 A D
May W H 1844 A D & L
McClain Anna 10/10/1776 2/3/1860
McLellan Charles F 3/27/1869 I M & L A
McLellan Eliza 5/7/1807 5/31/1852 William photo
McLellan Eliza A 5/21/1852 9/19/1853 William W & ME
McLellan infant son 8/9/1859 8/9/1859 I M & L A photo
McLellan Isaac M "I M" 4/13/1831 4/15/1886 Civil War Co B 11th IN Cav photo; military
McLellan John L 2/18/1870 7/18/1870 I M & L A
McLellan Lydia A 3/31/1839 2/19/1870 I M
McLellan William Civil War 11th IN Cav
McLellan William A 2/18/1870 7/19/1870 I M & L A
McMullen Ida Josephine 3/8/1873 9/30/1878
McMullen William L
Nevins Sarah (Mills) 4/20/1811 4/24/1869 Samuel Brighton - 1832; Joseph Nevius photo
North Evey (Hammel) 9/2/1817 8/21/1872 Thomas John & Mary Curnicum Hammel photo
North Thomas 5/16/1803 2/24/1893 May Hammel; Evey Hammel - 1835 William & Susannah Dilshaver North obit photo
Northern Catherine 1777 11/15/1859
Northern Elizabeth 5/22/1857 2/26/1859
Northern Jesse R 2/5/1866 1/3/1867
Northern John A 4/4/1870 12/29/1870
Northern Nancy 7/8/1852 11/15/1859 photo
Northern Sarah J 12/3/1867 4/28/1888
Northern W B 12/12/1827 6/2/1889 Catharine Scott
Northern Walter B 1786 1/26/1868
Parks Susan L photo
Pierson Eleanor 1/24/1850 BA & P
Pingrey John 11/1/1797 3/24/1871
Pingry Alburt 1794 1856
Pingry Alexander 1841 1871 photo
Pingry Clara Daisy 1/0/1874 11/6/1874 William & Anna obit
Pingry David 6/16/1824 12/22/1845
Pingry Elizabeth Sarah (Babcock) 1/24//1798 1/12/1873 John Richard Babcock photo
Pingry Eve Marie (Marquis) 3/28/1839 6/28/1869 Alexander W photo
Pingry Hannah 2/13/1850 2/26/1850 photo
Pingry infant son 9/8/1860 9/15/1860 A W & E M photo
Pingry Isabel (Carson) 1/30/1800 4/7/1886 Silas S - 4/17/1828 Samuel & Mary Kinney Carson photo
Pingry John 11/1/1797 3/24/1871 Elizabeth Babcock John & Mary Alger Pingry photo 1; photo 2
Pingry John R 8/5/1871 H R & H A
Pingry Kliburn 8/24/1829 10/21/1853 photo
Pingry Lavina 5/19/1846 6/11/1864
Pingry Margaret 10/17/1824 8/22/1849 John photo
Pingry Silas S 10/31/1803 2/24/1894 Isabel Carson - 4/17/1828 John & Mary Alger Pingry photo
Platter Eliza J 4/7/1848 9/30/1848 N & M photo
Platter Sarah J 7/29/1845 7/24/1849 H & H photo
Renner Thomas W 3/11/1868 4/9/1868 Eli & D
Shelton Sarah 1767 1844 photo
Spade Mary Isabel (Pingry) 1/31/1829 5/31/1889 William R - 7/6/1848 Silas S & Isabel Carson Pingry photo
Spade William Riley 4/18/1826 3/16/1913 Mary Pingry - 7/6/1848 last known burial photo
Strausburg Florence O 11/30/1869 6/8/1871 S & L photo
Tucker Adda Nell 2/13/1870
Tucker Alvah 5/26/1804 12/12/1877 Hannah Wood - 7/25/1826 Isaac & Sarah Stevens Tucker photo
Tucker Alvah C 3/15/1876 5/28/1877 Isaac D & Elizabeth Karns Tucker
Tucker Daniel 4/26/1819 6/30/1903 Deborah Carpenter - 1840; Jane Wagner - 1868; Martha D Gove - 1873
Tucker Debrah (Carpenter) 6/13/1822 11/4/1866 Daniel - 1/30/1840 William & Susan Toner Carpenter
Tucker Henry Irving 6/13/1873 2/20/1878 Isaac D & Elizabeth Karns Tucker
Tucker infant daughter 9/23/1863 8/29/1864 F M & M E photo
Tucker Isaac D 8/11/1866 12/2/1877
Tucker James Madison 1857 9/30/1871 Daniel & Debrah Carpenter Tucker
Tucker Mary E (Bailey) Francis M
Tucker Orvial 7/25/1888 8/2/1889 Windfield & Ella
unknown Olive S T & S J
Votaw Elizabeth 8/24/1854 photo
Votaw Elmer 7/7/1855 7/30/1872 William & S E photo
Votaw Harriett T 12/2/1822 8/24/1854 Quimby B
Votaw Harriett T 6/24/1854 9/7/1854 Q B & H photo
Wagner Ann F 2/18/1819 5/2/1874
Wagner John G, Rev 8/29/1835 6/12/1882 photo
Wagner Orville 3/18/1873 2/14/1875 J G & M E
Wheeler George W 1846 J & N
Wheeler James 5/18/1806 8/6/1882
Wheeler James H 1/9/1831 8/15/1858
Wheeler Nancy A 1/15/1807 2/11/1897
Wheeler Rebecca A 10/19/1843 2/16/1860 photo
White Eliza A 2/6/1819 8/13/1840 Alex
White Eliza Ann 1840 1840 Alex & Eliza A photo
White James 4/7/1829 8/2/1843 George & Mary photo
White John 5/11/1819 8/13/1837 George & Mary photo
Whiteman Anna 1811 1838 photo
Winner Eugenie Oakledell (Bryant) 3/1/1870 3/23/1893 Albert - 3/23/1890 obit
WOODARD Asa B 6/10/1833 4/4/1890 Mary E Wagner - 11/27/1872 Rheumy & Peris Abbott Woodward Civil War Co E 139th IN Inf photo
Zoll Margaret 3/29/1790 8/29/1852 Frederick photo




This beautiful old cemetery has many stones that are illegible. The earliest known burial was in 1838 and the last known burial was in 1913. Not sure who gets mail at the cemetery.




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