“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
Waynetown in Montgomery County, Indiana — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)

Old Pioneer Cemetery

Old Pioneer Cemetery Marker image. Click for full size.
By Al Wolf, November 24, 2007
1. Old Pioneer Cemetery Marker
Inscription.  Estab. Dec. 1829, the Cemetery predates Waynetown (then Middletown) which was estab. July 1830. The last burial was in 1908. William Bratton, the only member of the Lewis and Clark Expedition (1804 - 1806) to be buried in Indiana, is buried here. The Cemetery is the final resting place for these veterans:

War of 1812: William E. Bratton - Simeon Osborne - Arthur Hicks - Phillip Moore - Christopher DeVoore.
Mexican War: George A. Bratton - Joseph T. Hendricks - Frederick Zuck - Sylvester Osborne.
Civil War: John Bassess - John W. Reed - John N. Hartsock - Barton Bunnell - Ashel B. Ellis - Archie P. Bratton - Hiram L. Thomas - John W. Miller - John Moore.
(This plaque dedicated to the memory of H. M. Bounnell, MD and his sons Heath & Ralph)
Location. 40° 5.262′ N, 87° 3.541′ W. Marker is in Waynetown, Indiana, in Montgomery County. Marker is at the intersection of U.S. 136 and State Road 25, on the left when traveling east on U.S. 136. Cemetery located at East Edge of Waynetown, Indiana. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Waynetown IN 47990, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within
Old Pioneer Cemetery image. Click for full size.
By Al Wolf, November 24, 2007
2. Old Pioneer Cemetery
Take the greatest of care in this cemetery. It is best to not have small children when visiting, due to the very old head stones that could easily be damaged. OR, please hold the hands of the children when visiting ! !
9 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. William Bratton (here, next to this marker); Potts Cemetery (approx. 3.6 miles away); Hillsboro Service Memorial (approx. 5.4 miles away); Oldest Surviving Veteran of American Revolution (approx. 7.6 miles away); Veterans of All Wars (approx. 7.9 miles away); Phanuel Lutheran Church - - Jackson Township (approx. 8.2 miles away); Soldiers Buried in "Old Town Cemetery" - Crawfordsville, Indiana (approx. 8½ miles away); Council Grove Minute Men (approx. 8.6 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Waynetown.
Categories. Cemeteries & Burial SitesWar of 1812War, Mexican-AmericanWar, US Civil

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Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on November 30, 2007, by Al Wolf of Veedersburg, Indiana. This page has been viewed 2,964 times since then and 55 times this year. Last updated on March 19, 2015, by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on November 30, 2007, by Al Wolf of Veedersburg, Indiana. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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