Wells or Union Chapel Cemetery


Wells or Union Chapel Cemetery is located in Pennville.
The listing is taken from the information on the
previous Jay Co Burials page, obituaries, funeral home records and tombstone photographs.
Baird = Baird Funeral Home Records (1946-1948)

If you know the history of the cemetery or have an obituary to share, please contact Jim Cox.


Many thanks to Barbara Baker Anderson and Jackie Sanders for sharing their photographs!
Unmarked photos are by Barbara Baker Anderson.


Created 5/3/2014; updated 4/2/2017
Wells or Union Chapel Cemetery
Last Name First Name (Maiden) Birth Date Death Date Spouse
Marriage Date
Parents Military Obit Photo
Abbott Harvey C 6/22/1903 2/17/1968 Ruby H
Abbott Ruby Helen (Bucher) 3/20/1905 4/29/1905 Harvey C
Allen Mabel E (Franks) 7/29/1942 1/22/1992 Orville L & Clara Corle Franks obit
Beeson Janet M (Stocker) 12/2/1938 5/10/2014 James - 2/7/1971 Harold & Ruth Weaver Stocker obit
Betz Rena L 1900 sunken stone
Binegar Emma May M 4/9/1894* 6/25/1896 Libbie obit
Bonham Bennett 3/9/1893 8/27/1893 Luther & Genevra obit
Boozier Minnie V (Rush) 4/13/1882 12/26/1946 Benjamin Israel & Sally Williams Rush Baird
Brenner Angela J 2/23/2009 2/23/2009
Brookman Freddie 8/20/1883 7/24/1897 John & Caroline obit
Brown Mary B 9/10/1859 3/12/1865 J W
Burley William H 3/13/1886 Lewis M & M A
Butcher Anna F (Lloyd) 4/12/1925 3/8/2002 Charles D - 5/1/1959 Joseph & Hazel LeMaster Lloyd obit photo
Butcher Charles Donford 2/23/1915 3/25/1982 Anna F Arms - 5/1/1959 Edward & Cecil M Steen Butcher obit photo
Butcher Clarence Edward 6/26/1917 6/27/1968 Edward & Cecil M Steen Butcher WW II PFC Co E 354 Inf Regt obit photo
Butcher Donford L 1/25/1937 4/2/1999 Shirley Z Long - 12/7/1956 Charles D & Dorothy Hiestand Butcher obit photo
Butcher Dorothy Grace (Hiestand) 2/20/1920 6/23/1979 Willis M & Elizabeth Booher Hiestand obit photo
Butcher Edward S
Butcher Priscilla (Butler) 12/7/1945 8/4/2012 Clarence Russell & Joyce A Hackworth Butler obit
Butcher Shirley Z 12/12/1936 Donford L - 12/7/1956 photo
Butcher-Houck Cecil Merl (Stein) 2/1/1890 4/13/1970 Edward S Butcher; Asel Houck Robert W & Christina E Landers Stein obit
Butler Russell E Sr 4/17/1947 11/23/2003 Linda (McCormick Romine - 1998 Russell & Joyce A Hackworth Butler obit
Campbell Gene Keith 5/26/1942 11/3/2010 Marion E Lee - 6/10/1972 Keith & Ruby Timmons Campbell obit photo
Campbell Marion F (Lee) 3/2/1945 10/12/2005 Gene K - 6/10/1972 William & Helen Cummings Lee obit photo
Cecil Peggy I (Nichols) 6/11/1930 3/3/1992 Ernest - 1/11/1956 Othel & Etta Dotty Nichols obit photo
Collins Theadric Co C 17th IL Cav
Comstock Kyler J, Jr 7/25/1917 8/11/1971 WW II PFC Co B 351 Inft photo
Corle Rhoda M (Masters) 3/9/1919 6/8/2002 John R Steen; Herman Corle Samuel & Della Martin Masters obit photo
Court Mary M 3/5/1871 7/29/1896 William Court
Court William 3/31/1820 4/1/1904 Matilda Dawson - 1847 obit
Crum Hester Ann 1897* 6/17/1898 obit
Crum Willis 4/28/1900 4/24/1901 John & Anna obit
Crumm infant 4/0/1894* 7/29/1895 John obit
Dale Deborah (Lairson) 12/30/1952 1/27/2015 Arthur Bud & Carolyn Howard Lairson obit
Davis Bertha J 8/28/1879 10/30/1886 J & Miriam
Davis Chancey A 12/17/1887 1/22/1900 Jacob & Miriam
Davis Clara C 2/16/1872 3/8/1893 Jacob & Miriam
Davison Burnice A (Hiestand) 8/13/1930 3/17/2009 Willil & Elizabeth Booher Hiestand obit
DeLong Chauncy Melvin 9/20/1887 1/25/1900 M/M Jacob obit
DeLong Effie May 3/0/1901 obit
Didion Frances Ellen 6/3/1870 12/16/1893 Jacob & Miriam
Erwin Jacques J Jr 11/5/1995 11/5/1995 photo
Evans E Leota 1879 1941
Faulkner Harrison 1862 1959 Nancy
Faulkner Nancy C (Lanning) 1856 5/0/1940 Harrison obit
Forrest Cynthia Ann 9/18/1829 4/18/1901 photo
Forrest James 5/11/1829 2/12/1909 photo
Franks Clifford Dwayne 12/23/2009 3/7/2010 Dustin & Kandi Ervin Franks obit
Franks Clifford L 9/19/1934 6/20/2006 Joan Goubeaux - 2/23/1962 Orval & Clara L Corle Franks US Army obit
Franks Henry Albert 10/8/1931 7/28/1950 Korea PFC 25 Recon Co 25 Inf Div - KIA
Guntle Bradley A 1970 1986
Guntle Richard L 9/12/1940 11/16/2015 Jacqueline Jones - 11/22/1967 Earl & Ethel M Landers Guntle obit
Hahn Mark A 3/4/1958 3/3/1992 photo
Hartley-Rowles Grace Helen (Abbott) 7/9/1926 4/9/2010 William E Hartley - 1951 Harvey C & Ruby H Bucher Abbott obit
Herman David E 4/23/1956 1/29/2016 Daniel & Mary obit
Hiestand James Monroe 12/29/1925 12/12/1979 WW II Sgt US Army photo
Hiestand Willis Monroe 7/4/1888 6/3/1965 photo
Hinshaw infant 7/25/1898 M/M Re G obit
Hough Carolyn Ann (Butcher) 12/9/1940 10/26/2014 Lonnie - 1959 Charles & Dorothy Hiestand Butcher obit
Hough Debra E 1958 1983
Hutzler Ronnie 2/2/1954 6/8/2016 Ronald & Barbara Stocker Hutzler Vietnam US Navy obit
Jenney Ernest Elmer 2/8/1903 M/M John obit
Jenney Ethel Erma 8/15/1896 11/20/1899
Jones James "J J" 7/20/1938 9/23/1996
Jones Martha I 8/11/1966 11/4/1967 twin
Jones Mary E 8/11/1966 5/12/1967 twin
Jones Theresa A (McGraw) 10/16/1943 8/2/2013 Stephan - 3/21/1975 Richard & Mary Bentz McGraw obit
Jordan Burl 1902 1969 s/s Mae photo
Jordan Mae 1903 1975 s/s Burl photo
Kelly Dick O 5/3/1928 1/17/2017 Bettie Farris - 5/16/1946 Jacob & Josephine Harden Kelly obit
Kelly Samuel A 1/4/1925 6/17/2001 Valerya Mae Weaver Andrew & Margaret Templin Kelly WW II US Army obit
Kelly Vallery Mae (Weaver) 10/12/1939 9/30/1994 Samuel A Harry L & Sarah C Priest Weaver
Lawson Thomas E 1930 1982 WW II Korea Pvt US Army photo
Lee Effie J 5/3/1879 10/28/1891 Martin M & E O
Lee Elias Andrew 12/25/1865 3/1/1896 obit
Lee Elizabeth (Court) 1857 1941 Martin M
Lee Martin M 1851 1891 Elizabeth
Leigh Amos W 1860 1905 photo
Leigh Andrew E 12/26/1865 3/1/1896 photo
Leigh Elias L 1825 1909 photo
Leigh Mary Jane 1835 1900 Elias L photo
Martin infant abt 1/0/1892 8/14/1892 William obit
McCroskey Cleo L 5/9/1895 7/8/1896 Joseph & Etta obit
McKibben Faye (Hall) 5/18/1917 8/1/1975 Virgil C Pearl & Grace Hall obit
McKibben Mary E 1891 1985
McKibben Paul O 4/20/1917 6/23/1973 WW II T Sgt US Army photo
McKibben Virgil C 12/15/1910 3/2/1980 Faye WW II Tec 4 US Army photo
Meek Barbara A (Stocker) 12/8/1935 3/1/2013 Harold & Ruth Weaver Stocker obit
Miles Sarah 9/27/1845 10/20/1890 A C
Miller Donna M (Philebaum) 9/5/1932 2/4/2017 Delmer N & Rachel Weaver Philebaum obit
Moore Margaret 7/4/1826 2/9/1896 John G Martin; William Moore - 1876 obit
Moore Oliver Chester 10/5/1898 11/7/1899
Myers infant abt 12/0/1901 5/11/1902 M/M John obit
Nerio Sonja E (Herman) 1950 4/11/2000 Daniel & Mary Herman obit
Nichols Charles C 7/14/1917 11/21/1973 WW II Pvt US Army photo
Nichols Charles Edward 1878 1941 Lillie M photo
Nichols Lafayette O 6/5/1887 1/13/1964 WW I Pvt Co A 128 Inf PH photo
Nichols Lillie May 1885 1963 Charles E photo
Nichols Ralph W 1925 1945 Charles E & Lillie M WW II Co B 160 Ing C BN - KIA Luxembourg photo
Noble Kaylee Ann 9/19/2011 10/17/2011 Jimmy D & Charity D Luedeke Noble obit
Noble Mason Lee 7/23/2010 4/17/2011 Jimmy D & Charity D Luedeke Noble obit
Pace Ada (Holloway) 2/29/1900 2/21/1978 obit
Pace James 3/9/1892 5/0/1965 Ada Lambert - 1917 James & Ida Marker Pace obit
Pace Melvin W 7/30/1924 8/8/1995 James & Ada obit
Peake Charlene 9/30/1950 4/24/2007 Charles F & Elizabeth C Steinmacher Peake obit
Philebaum Rachel (Weaver) 2/15/1908 11/0/1970 John & Gladys Steen Weaver obit
Pochodzay Kermit Ezekiel 8/23/1981 3/4/2004 Kermit L & Teresa A Randolph Pochodzay obit
Poe Karen L (Ricker) 4/1/1942 2/25/2005 Floyd & Grace Miller Ricker obit
Premer Elozan (Votaw) 1852 1896
Priest Arthur L 1/23/1888 10/26/1932 IL Pvt 113 Inf 29 Div photo
Priest Aurie L 1863 1940 s/s Newton photo
Priest Freddie E 10/14/1887 1/23/1890 J W & M
Priest Isaac 6/10/1823 6/29/1887 May Grimes - 8/24/1846 Co G 23rd IN Inf obit photo
Priest John W Co F 140th IN Inf
Priest Nancy (Forrest) 6/30/1865 2/14/1890 George W
Priest Newton 1861 1940 s/s Aurie L photo
Read Aurie E 6/15/1852 6/5/1893 S W
Redmon Diana S (Davison) 5/29/1953 1/4/2013 William F - 6/6/1981 Delbert & Burnice Hiestand Davison obit
Reel Telea Marie 1948 1949 photo
Renner Peggy (Hodge) 10/4/1954 2/23/2017 Jim & Stella Weaver Hodge obit
Richards Buster E 6/14/1913 5/6/1998 Mildred P Hiestand WW II S2 US Navy photo
Richards Donna J (Morrical) 9/30/1957 Jerry L - 3/4/1980
Richards Jerry Lee 4/15/1956 3/4/2011 Donna J Morrical - 3/4/1980
Richards Mildred Pearl (Hiestand) 3/20/1924 9/6/2005 Buster - 7/7/1957 Willis & Susanna Booker Hiestand obit
Saunders Thompson Leroy 1942 photo
Scott Mary E (Coons) 11/7/1937 8/6/2015 Tom - 12/7/1953 Walter & Garnet Starr Coons obit
Shewalter Arthur Eugene 8/6/1868 11/8/1890 J W & Lydia E
Shewalter Gertrude Alice 5/20/1872 3/9/1894 J W & L E obit
Shirk Charles A 1880 1955 photo
Shirk Elizabeth Minnie (Sanders) 4/17/1881 8/1/1942 Charles A William K & Sarah E Perry Sanders photo
Shirk infant son 4/26/1898 M/M Matthias obit
Shirk Susanna Elizabeth 1898 1974
Slack Matilda P 6/12/1845 11/17/1896 Elias
Steen Albert J 8/9/1904 3/30/2001 Jessie Lawson - 8/5/1926 Frank & Delia Geesaman Steen obit
Steen Cecil Orren 4/23/1923 3/5/2007 Helga Hartley Frank & Delia Geesaman Steen WW II PFC US Army obit
Steen Clarence 12/11/1916 10/0/1985 Frank & Delia Geesaman Steen obit
Steen Delia Rachel (Gessaman) 10/7/1889 2/6/1976 Frank B John & Nancy Lanning Geesaman obit
Steen Dorothy (Gaskill) 12/4/1934 6/26/2014 Homer - 7/11/1953 John & Iney J Ramseyer Gaskill obit
Steen Floyd Edward 7/4/1909 1965 Frank & Delia Geesaman Steen obit
Steen Frank Benjamin 2/11/1884 1/23/1958 Delia Geesaman Robert W & Christina E Landers Steen obit
Steen Helga Imogene (Hartley) 2/20/1912 2/1/2003 Cecil O - 2/20/1912 Harry C & Gertie Lamott Hartley obit
Steen Jessie Lucille (Lawson) 1/22/1911 2/28/1982 Albert - 8/5/1926 Harvey & Ellen Hardy Lawson obit
Steen John Robert 6/14/1914 8/25/1967 Frank & Delia Geesaman Steen obit
Steen Linda Lou 9/23/1941 6/13/1942
Stein Nick 12/28/1978 11/19/2011 Nick & Peggy Hodge Comstock obit
Stocker Harold B 2/10/1912 3/27/1993 Ruth O Weaver - 11/12/1935 Orval & Opal Wogoman Stocker obit
Stocker Jo Ann 10/22/1949 1/7/1956 Harold & Ruth Weaver Stocker
Stocker Rhonda Sue 3/12/1953 11/29/1953
Stocker Robert L 5/23/1941 10/21/2006 Harold & Ruth Weaver Stocker obit
Stocker Ruth O (Weaver) 1/27/1920 1/1/2013 Harold B - 11/12/1935 John L & Gladys R Steen Weaver obit
Stoltz John abt 1810 7/13/1896 obit
Straly Chancy A 3/28/1879 10/22/1885 S & M J
Straly Clyde J 11/4/1894 9/20/1895 Therson G & Ida J obit: Straley obit
Strausburg infant daughter abt 4/3/1896 Jesse & Mary obit
Strausburg Susan 3/7/1816 1/10/1892 Jacob
Stults John 7/18/1810 7/13/1896 Susannah Peter & Jemima Meeks Stults
Stults Susannah (Overmier) 6/15/1810 6/2/1903 John John G & Catharine Hoffman Overmier
Sughrue Betty Jean (Philebaum) 2/1/1930 11/12/2006 Dale Berry - 1957; Edward Sughrue - 1974 Delmer N & Rachel Weaver Philebaum obit
Thwaits Thomas W 12/2/1941 9/20/2013 John W Heistand & Idabelle Thwaits Army National Guard obit
Townsend Walter E 3/26/1882 8/17/1884 W J & B
Townsend Willie E 9/6/1869 9/26/1884 W J & B
VanFleet Amy 4/12/1820 9/24/1885 W M
VanFleet Effie M 3/30/1882 5/13/1882 John & Sarah
Votaw Mary (Mason) 11/9/1825 10/31/1888
Votaw Quinby B 5/23/1813 12/14/1892
Weaver Gladys Rosetta (Steen) 7/4/1892 1963 s/s John L Robert W & Christina E Landers Steen
Weaver Harry Lee "Bill" 12/15/1909 3/22/1987 Sarah C Priest - 1/14/1937 John & Gladys Steen Weaver obit
Weaver John E 8/11/1886 6/18/1888 J D & M J
Weaver John Lawrence 3/8/1880 1958 s/s Gladys R
Weaver Sarah Catherine (Priest) 4/29/1920 8/17/1970 Harry L
Weaver Thomas E 6/2/1943 9/23/2010 Norma S Rodriguez 2/10/1984 Harry L & Sara K Priest Weaver Vietnam SP4 US Army obit
West Elias H no dates Civil War Sgt Co B 11th IN Cav
West Emily M (Hale) 1818 1890 Rev Henry G
West Frederick E 1855 1862 Henry G & Emily M Hale West
West George H 1852 1862 Henry G & Emily M Hale West
West Henry G, Rev 1816 1886 Emily M
West Mary E 1840 1857 Henry G & Emily M Hale West
West Mary E (Slack) 1845 1876 E H
West Orville E 1856 1866 E H & M E
West Robert K 1827 1868
Whitacre Joseph Lee 1970 1990 photo
Whitacre William A 10/8/1945 5/28/2010 Alice Bennett - 9/7/1968 LeRoy & Mary Maddox Whitacre Vietnam SP4 US Army obit photo


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