Ruple-Union Cemetery is located on the west side of N County Road 250 W about 300 feet north of its intersection with W County Road 500 N. in
Wayne Township, Portland.
The current listing is taken from the information on the previous Jay Co Burials page and tombstone photographs.
Many thanks to Jackie Sanders and Max Haines for generously sharing their pictures!
All photos by Jackie Sanders unless otherwise marked.
If anyone knows the history of the cemetery or anyone buried here, please get in touch with Jim Cox.
Last Name First Name (Maiden) Birth Date Death Date Spouse
Parents Military Obit Stone Brewer Christopher no dates Co B 13th IN Inf photo Chenoweth Charity Rhoda (Stults) 1810* 1/17/1876 William E - 3/27/1834 Peter & Jemima Meeks Stults photo Chenoweth Elias 1832 Margaret Oler - 9/16/1856 William & Charity Civil War Co C 23rd IN Inf Chenoweth William E 10/15/1805 2/26/1881 Charity E - 3/27/1834 Elias & Nancy Carleton Chenoweth photo Clark Barbara J 1/7/1844 11/23/1862 J & M photo DeHoff Solomon no dates Cpl Co F 75th IN Inf photo Downing Effie Jane 6/23/1871 9/10/1875 J R & Lydia photo Downing Jesse 1873 1875 C & S A photo Gladding William, Rev 1794 6/18/1862 photo Kessler Anna M 1868 1942 latest known burial photo Lanning Jesse Stith 10/19/1857 9/14/1897 Sarah Emerick - 10/19/1881 David M & Mary Eleanor Powell Lanning photo Letts Amelia J 2/5/1871 8/18/1878 A W & Francis photo Letts infant illegible A W & Francis photo McCroskey Rachael A 9/1/1860 11/20/1860 Jacob & Minerva photo Metheny Lettitia 4/26/1840 10/21/1856 William & B photo Metheny William 6/29/1794 6/6/1851 photo Moore Margaret L 11/16/1849 2/23/1850 S & L photo Phillips Jesse 3/21/1815 11/22/1891 photo Phillips Malinda J (Mills) 10/16/1835 8/26/1910 Jesse Hezekiah & Dorcas A Bentley Mills photo Phillips Mary (Sumtion) 6/21/1828 12/24/1854 Jesse photo Poling Early 12/15/1883 12/22/1883 photo Poling Henry M 8/30/1890 10/15/1890 Poling infant 8/31/1896 9/2/1896 E L & M J Poling Isaac 12/21/1853 10/4/1854 William & S photo Poling Norma E 2/4/1887 7/23/1892 photo Potter David 12/10/1783 9/3/1858 photo Potter Rachel 3/21/1791 2/26/1860 David photo Rupel James 10/19/1811 12/13/1886 photo Rupel Mary 3/21/1821* 2/8/1903 James photo Rupel Minerva 6/9/1838* 8/21/1838 D & M photo Slack Charles L 3/31/1871 9/24/1871 E M & M R photo Slack William C 9/24/1869 3/2/1888 E M & M photo States Chalottee 6/17/1834 4/10/1881 photo Stowe Benjamin Samuel 4/17/1797 3/12/1882 Orpha Holcombe photo Stowe Joshua 1819 1870 Benjamin S & Orpha Holcombe Stowe Co B 34th IN Inf photo Stowe Orpha 1/28/1801 3/19/1886 Benjamin S stone: Stow photo 1; photo 2 Strate Della E stone sunken William & E E photo Strate Eliza S 12/28/1853 2/28/1855 J M & J photo Strate Samuel J 3/29/1860 2/6/1862 M & E photo Stults Agnes 1866 1937 Peter & Sarah A Stults photo Stults infant 3/25/1846 4/5/1846 J & S S earliest known burial photo Stults Jemima (Meeks) 1773 4/18/1849 Peter photo Stults Jemima J 3/27/1847 6/4/1855 J & S S Stults Peter 1842 1934 Sarah A John & Susannah Overmier Stults Co G 8th IN Inf photo Stults Sarah Ann 5/16/1842 1906 Peter photo West Edward 6/26/1878 6/28/1878 photo West Harriet 8/28/1838 7/4/1878 H F photo Wilson Sarah 1794 1875 photo Wolford Anna C 10/25/1815 12/17/1891 photo Wolford Arthur 10/1/1850 9/20/1853 M & A photo Wolford Charles L 9/25/1860 3/15/1898 s/s William photo Wolford Jacob H 11/3/1836 8/3/1876 Co F 75th IN Inf photo Wolford Martha 11/4/1855 3/13/1858 Martin & Anna Wolford William M 8/3/1871 5/16/1899 photo
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