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.

Updated 8/31/2016
Ruple-Union Cemetery
Last Name First Name (Maiden) Birth Date Death Date Spouse
Marriage Date
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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