Westchester Cemetery

Westchester or Axe Cemetery is a church cemetery located 0.75 mile east of Westchester on the north side of CR 400N.
According to the sign, the cemetery was established in 1841.

The current listing is taken from the information on the previous
Jay Co Burials page, tombstone photos, county histories, funeral home records and obituaries.
Capitolized surnames have a biography attached. Click on the First name to read the bio.
BHFHR = Baird-Hardy Funeral Home Records - 1909-1911
* = birth date calcutated from age at death; s/s = same stone


updated 9/13/2016
Westchester or Axe Cemetery
Last Name First Name Birth Date Death Date Spouse
Marriage Date
Parents Military Obit Photo
Adams Alva C 12/20/1873 9/25/1874 J H & S H
Adams David 10/27/1806 11/5/1876 Elizabeth Walter
Adams David W 10/28/1837 1/1/1913 s/s Harriet J
Adams Elizabeth 10/21/1814 12/9/1902 David
Adams Elizabeth E 8/5/1859 8/29/1868
Adams Ellsworth L 12/17/1852 9/13/1868
Adams Harriet J 4/6/1844 10/7/1921 s/s David W
Adams Isabella A 8/8/1858 8/8/1858
Adams John 6/17/1794 1/14/1876
Adams Seth Albertus 3/30/1875 10/5/1910
Antles Cornelias Barton 4/29/1850 3/2/21852 J S & M
Antles David A 7/22/1830 10/14/1892 Rebecca Ann Stanley - 4/7/1850 Joseph S & Mary M Hough Antles obit
Antles David, Jr 1812 1848
Antles Dennis H 2/16/1844 3/7/1852 J S & M
Antles Himelias Marton 2/28/1842 3/2/1852 J S & M
Antles Joseph Shackleford 8/5/1810 3/17/1852 Mary M Hough - 10/12/1849 David & Elizabeth McCullough Antles
Antles Maria 4/22/1842* 1/13/1865 D Antles
Antles Mary M (Hough) 1/20/1812 3/28/1864 Joseph S David & Elizabeth Byron Hough
Antles Rebecca Ann (Stanley) 6/15/1829 5/9/1909 David A - 4/7/1850 M/M Thomas C Stanley obit
Arnold Lydia Ann Christina (Black) 2/6/1860 9/28/1883 G W Robert & Magdalena Kershner Black
Axe Edwin S 6/8/1868 8/1/1868 F & Mary
Axe George, Sr 3/7/1795 10/6/1847
Axe Hannah 8/28/1798 3/26/1888 George
Axe Hannah L D 4/3/1880 7/20/1880 G & E
Axe infant 2/1/1859 8/3/1861 F & M
Axe infant daughter 1/22/1869 2/14/1869 P & E
Axe Mary 10/7/1835 10/23/1875 Frederick
Axe Peter, Sr 1802 8/27/1853
Axe William 4/20/1823 1/27/1905 never married George & Hannah Lessely Axe obit
Beals Sarah A 11/19/1872 11/20/1899 Oliver
Beck Charles 6/23/1810 6/27/1853 Phebe Cochran - 1/23/1845
Beck Edward 12/23/1856 11/14/1864 N & S
Beck Phebe (Cochran) 3/24/1825 11/24/1861 Charles - 1/23/1845 George Cochran
Black Magdalena (Kershner) 7/25/1818 1/2/1884 George Bromley - 1837; Jacob Ormer - 1854; Robert Black - 1857 article
Black Robert 6/29/1816 3/29/1886
Bone Cindarella (Shepherd) 1/5/1841 7/5/1894 William M or R - 2/20/1867 Alexander & Nancy Shepherd obit
Bromagem Mary Ann 1/24/1839 1/16/1859 Simon
Brown Aaron 4/24/1833 12/20/1889
Brown Aaron 8/1/1785 12/1/1848
Brown Elmer 10/17/1868 7/20/1871 A & M B
Brown Elmer 8/1/1785 12/1/1848
Brown Emily 11/7/1835 11/3/1897 Thomas
Brown Harvey 1822 1897 s/s Judy A & Sarah A
Brown Judy A 8/4/1830 11/10/1905 Harvey s/s Harvey & Sarah A obit: Judah obit
Brown Lydia 2/24/1842 9/2/1863 T & E M
Brown Mary 12/24/1787 10/1/1878 Aaron
Brown Sarah A 1855 1859 s/s Harvey & Judy A
Brown Thomas 9/24/1810 6/11/1875 Emily
Burk Edeth 1824 1884 s/s John T
Burk John T 1812 1894 s/s Edeth
Burk unknown 1823 1884
Cochran George 8/12/1801 12/23/1843
Cummins Ida L 8/12/1857 8/19/1883 B F
Drake Betsey A 10/27/1829 5/25/1882 James
Drake Daniel 5/8/1842 7/22/1866
Drake Ebenezer 2/3/1798 4/18/1864
Drake Elizabeth 10/7/1836 1/17/1892 E
Drake Elnora 12/14/1842 3/29/1844
Drake James 4/29/1830 12/31/1875
Drake unknown
Dugdale Betsey A 10/27/1829 5/25/1882
Dugdale Daniel 5/8/1842 7/22/1866
Dugdale Ebenezer 2/3/1798 4/18/1864
Dugdale Elizabeth 10/7/1806 1/17/1892
Dugdale Elnora 12/14/1869 3/29/1871
Eis David S 1858 1926
Eis Mary A 1860 1895
Fairchild Catherine 10/2/1834 9/2/1924
Fairchild Emeline 1/20/1854 9/1/1854
Fairchild Emma J 9/11/1858 1/25/1892
Fairchild Enoch 6/22/1828 12/20/1897
Fairchild John 10/29/1868 11/15/1868 E & C
Fairchild Lorena 2/15/1872 8/10/1872
Fairchild Michael 3/26/1864 2/12/1867 E & C
Fairchild Wilmina 7/5/1860 8/10/1861
Garbric George 10/5/1873 2/7/1874 Israel & Emma
George Emeline B 1/21/1841 1/26/1875 J H
George John H 6/26/1838 11/4/1874
George Mary A 4/3/1835 2/13/1871 John H
Grattis infant 8/18/1864 8/29/1864
Green Eliza A 1835 1881 s/s William H
Green Elizabeth V (Beck) 1853 1937 James V
Green Florence A 8/22/1873 2/24/1879 James V & Elizabeth V Beck Green
Green Harry L 1876 1943 James V
Green James V 10/18/1846 12/9/1890 Elizabeth V Beck Justice & Sarah Ann Vale Green
Green Justice 4/26/1818 11/20/1863 Civil War Co F 75 IN Inf
Green Ralph W 1795 1835
Green Sarah 1838 1926 s/s William H
Green Sarah Ann (Vale) 2/6/1823 4/11/1889 Justice
Green William H 1830 1912 s/s Eliza A & Sarah
Greene Ralph W 1785 1839
Haffner Ada L 10/20/1888* 4/14/1901 Albert & Almeda Haffner obit
Hall Cheryle Gene 3/29/1944 6/9/2006
Hanlan infant 4/9/1861
Harmon Walter F 2/15/1869* 8/28/1910 Daniel & Purcella BHFHR
Hoover infant daughter John A & Mary E Snook Hoover
Hoover John Alexander 11/5/1839 3/12/1885 Mary Ellen Snook - 1/28/1854
Hoover Joseph Frederick 8/20/1882 12/4/1882 John A & Mary E Snook Hoover
Hoover Mary Ellen (Snook) 3/12/1845 6/8/1904 John A Hoover - 1854; Alexander Gibson - 1890 obit
Hough Sarah Ella 2/28/1858 12/6/1891 Jasper
Huey Isaac 10/25/1830 1/18/1891
Jelleff Cornelia J 11/28/1855 3/30/1875
Jelleff Daniel 8/19/1850 8/20/1851 H O & E
Jelleff Elizabeth 3/19/1825 6/29/1880
Jelleff H O 10/1/1822 6/11/1855
Jones Ann 2/6/1856 11/12/1880 J H
Jones Caleb H 1/6/1856 4/22/1876
Jones Daniel T 10/6/1843 9/19/1868 J H & Ann Civil War Co I 39 IN Inf
Jones Joseph E abt 1842 5/20/1867 J H & Ann
Jones Joseph, Rev 12/12/1878
Landes Charles E 1y 10m 15d S S & H S
Loofbourrow Elizabeth Ann 4/30/1840 10/18/1864 Preston S
Luck Sylvan 3/13/1852
McGiff Rosetta 2/1/1855 9/24/1855
Miller Catharine 6/18/1812 10/5/1904 s/s John W
Miller David Brent 4/26/1960 3/27/2011 Michelle Pierzchala - 9/2/1989 Norman & Barbara Franks Miller obit
Miller Eve 1765 12/17/1853
Miller John W 2/21/1810 3/14/1870 s/s Catharine
Miller William 11/14/1836 11/3/1858
Millet Nora M 1886 1962
Montgomery Angeline 5/26/1844 9/1/1859
Montgomery Elizabeth 2/8/1825 6/11/1848 William H
Montgomery Elwood 6/1/1848 9/9/1959
Montgomery Emma Pearl 10/29/1881* 8/30/1887 A D & Julia obit
Montgomery Frank C 1882 1916
Montgomery infant 3/22/1853
Montgomery infant daughter 1m ?d William H & E
Montgomery Isaac W 1/31/1848 4/20/1848 William H & E
Montgomery Isaac Y 3/31/1847 4/20/1849
Montgomery John G 7/26/1811 1/3/1872
Montgomery Lydia A 4/8/1858 6/22/1899 William H
Montgomery Melvon H 1853 1916
Montgomery Orlando 7/21/1866 1/8/1869
Montgomery Rebecca 5/28/1803 3/12/1873
Montgomery Reuben 8/15/1774 9/20/1854
Montgomery Warfield 4/20/1861 3/7/1862 William H & M
Montgomery William G 2/6/1837 7/6/1859
Montgomery William H 7/3/1818 10/24/1869
Nicholas Emma May 1873 1931
Nicholson Mary (Fisher) 1823 11/10/1853 Zenas
Ninde Fredric C 4/24/1920 3/17/2016 Mary Elizabeth Haley - 10/20/1942 R Claude & Aetna Glendining Ninde obit
Ninde Mary Elizabeth (Haley) 1/17/2922 9/1/2015 Fredric C - 10/20/1942 Vernon & Wilma Freemyer Haley obit
Parish John William 1847 1895
Phipps Maria D 3/25/1879 7/2/1883 William & Mary A
Phipps Mary A 2/0/1882
Phipps Naoma A B 4/13/1873 10/28/1882 William & Mary A
Phipps Robert S 10/30/1874 8/4/1876 William & Mary A
Pitt Elmer 2/8/1867 3/3/1875 James A & S
Pitt Emanuel 2/6/1813 1/29/1874
Pitt Rachel 2/9/1815 9/12/1875 Emanuel
Pumphrey Josiah 1/7/1840 3/20/1862 S & M
Reed Arthur M 5/13/1837 4/16/1850
Reed Chaning 1/1/1835 10/19/1858
REED Charles F L 12/13/1870 1934 Nora E Ashcraft - 5/13/1900 Hezekiah & Harriet Thompson Reed
Reed E[verts], Dr 6/24/1819 5/16/1863 Peninah Harry & Phebe Everts Reed
Reed Francis M 7/7/1842 6/3/1866 Civil War Co G 8 IN Cav
Reed Fred L H 6/6/1902 11/27/1917 Charles F L & Nora E Ashcraft Reed
Reed Harriet M (Thomson) 5/10/1844 7/26/1911 Hezekiah
Reed Harry 9/24/1794 11/12/1852
Reed Hezekiah 2/2/1844 12/13/1928 Harriet M Thompson Civil War veteran
Reed Nora Ethel (Ashcraft) 1/1/1878 3/27/1947 Charles F L David & Viola Gibson Ashcraft HHFHR
Reed Norman F 9/6/1824 11/15/1847
Reed Peninah 3/27/1824 5/7/1870 Everts
Reed Phebe 4/21/1856 9/25/1858
Reed Phebe (Everts) 3/24/1799 9/27/1874
Reed Rosa 6/10/1858 6/10/1858 Chaning & Emily Sage Reed
Reed Wallace N & P
Sage Ebenezer 8/25/1791 11/26/1865 Sarah Montgomery Giles
Sage Sarah (Montgomery) 7/11/1803 7/12/1844 Ebenezer
Sager Ann E 9/3/1831 8/26/1893 Levi
Schmuck Curtis 8/7/1851 3/27/1863 John & ?Elen
Shephard Charles A 2/11/1871 8/8/1872 J W & G D
Shephard Francis M 2/4/1851 10/6/1860 A & N
Shephard Solomon 9/20/1858 Alexander & Nancy
Shepherd Alexander 4/18/1811 8/16/1879
Shepherd Bertha Estella 10/5/1888 8/5/1890 W E & Emma
Shepherd Charles M 2/11/1876 8/8/1877
Shepherd John W 12/19/1843 11/10/1879
Shepherd Nancy 9/3/1813 1/16/1872 Alexander
Shepherd unknown
Sibery Elvin O 1857 10/29/1859
Sibery Elvin O 9/1/1856 10/29/1859
Sibery Mary Jane (Sage) 4/22/1831 2/1/1852 Ebenezer & Sarah Montgomery Sage
Sibery Mary R 7/25/1854 9/18/1854
Sibery twin infant daughters 7/4/1851 7/5/1851 L & Mary Jane
Skudder Emeline (Dean) 4/17/1815 5/15/1913 John McDermitt - 12/9/1834
Snyder Nancy B (Reed) 3/3/1843 9/10/1862 Henry H - 12/19/1861
Stoltz Adam 12/11/1808 3/22/1886 Sarah Jane Brown
Stoltz George 7/24/1848 3/14/1849 Adam & Sarah J Brown Stolz
Stoltz Harmon 8/16/1838 7/28/1841 Adam & Sarah J Brown Stolz
Stoltz Sarah Jane (Brown) 12/19/1816 12/10/1878 Adam Aaron & Mary Brown
Straly Rosa E (Antles) 12/28/1855 10/9/1881 Samuel
Stults Arabela J 9/30/1844 1/13/1877 J B
Towle Alva T 5/25/1830 6/21/1849 S & C
Towle Ira 6/25/1796 10/25/1851
Towle Ira 3/5/1836 11/7/1854 S & C
Towle James A 3/13/1831 11/20/1851 S & C
Towle Margaret 7/14/1779 2/7/1835 Ira
Towle Mary J 11/4/1842 12/27/1844 S & C
Towle Samuel 1/19/1800 6/4/1867
unknown infant
unknown infant son
unknown unknown x 3
Viely Catharine D 1847 1912
Walter Alta M 10/13/1855 11/20/1856 William & S F
Walter Phebe S 7/7/1860
Walter Sarah F (Reed) 1871 1910
Walter Sarah S (Sherman) 6/16/1843 12/28/1873 T S L & S P Sherman
Walter unknown no dates
Walter William 1825 1917
Waltermire Emma 7/26/1877 9/20/1889 A W & Sarah Waltermire
Waltermire William C 6/11/1866 9/29/1889 A W & Sarah Waltermire
Walters Harriet 1/24/1816 10/20/1868 Peter - 11/10/1842
Walters Peter 12/31/1816 10/23/1895 Harriet Montgomery - 1842; Mary Hahn - 1872 obit
White Jane R 5/7/1818 3/2/1878
White Mary E 4/11/1861 8/29/1879
Whiteman Elven C 1890 1897 s/s infant
Whiteman infant 1894 1894 s/s Elven C
Williams Elizabeth 9/26/1817 12/2/1880 Jeremiah
Williams Ellenora 12/8/1856 1/22/1860 Jeremiah & Elizabeth
Williams Jeremiah 11/29/1798 8/6/1876 Elizabeth
Williams Martha 11/8/1788 9/12/1856 Isaac B
Williams Sovener 4/22/1867 Jeremiah & Elizabeth
Williams Willie D 3/26/1875
Yaney Anna Katherine 3/7/1782 9/16/1875



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