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Rockport in Spencer County, Indiana — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
 

Rockport Pioneer Cemetery

 
 
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Photographed By Duane and Tracy Marsteller, September 25, 2022
1. Rockport Pioneer Cemetery Marker
Inscription.  The Old Rockport Pioneer Cemetery contains the graves of Rockport's early settlers, including Daniel Grass, the founder of the town, his wife and son. The names of people buried were taken from newspapers and tombstone readings in 1926, 1965, 1985, 2004 and 2006. Included are the first doctor in Rockport (1), publisher of the first newspaper (2), first clerk and recorder of Spencer County (3), and the son of the builder of the Methodist Church and the Seminary School (4).

Brudy (Brady), Ann Delila • Carnes, Malinda • Cissna, Stephen P. (1) • Crooks, William • Dodd, Nancy • Dodd, William • Drumm, Elizabeth M. • Earl, Anna • Grass, Daniel • Grass, Jane • Grass, Joseph • Gray, Joseph A. • Harmah, David R. • Hazen, Barbara • Hildebrant, Sarah E. • Hutton, Mary F.

Jackson, Ann • Kerr, James • Langdon, Thomas J. (2) • Maning, William H. • Marithew, John T. (4) • Mitchell, Alzada J. • Morgan, John (3) • Morgan, Eliza Jane • Rogers, Conosca • Shackelford, Magdalene • Smith, S.D. • Smith, John H. • Smith, Lucy A. • Smith, Lee Tarlton • Stewart, Abel L. • Thompson, Edmund • Walters, Bernard Herman
 
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in this topic list: Cemeteries & Burial Sites. A significant historical year for this entry is 1926.
 
Location. 37° 52.741′ N, 87° 3.016′ W. Marker is in Rockport, Indiana, in Spencer County. Marker can be reached from South 5th Street, 0.1 miles south of Seminary Street, on the left when traveling south. Marker is behind the South Spencer School Corp. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 321 S 5th St, Rockport IN 47635, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Daniel Grass (here, next to this marker); Mathias Sharp House (approx. Ό mile away); Rockport High School (approx. 0.3 miles away); A Rocky Beginning (approx. 0.3 miles away); Abraham Lincoln (approx. 0.3 miles away); Revolutionary War Honor Roll - Spencer County (approx. 0.3 miles away); General James C. Veatch (approx. 0.3 miles away); Spencer County, IN (approx. 0.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Rockport.
 
Rockport Pioneer Cemetery Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Duane and Tracy Marsteller, September 25, 2022
2. Rockport Pioneer Cemetery Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on October 4, 2022. It was originally submitted on October 4, 2022, by Duane and Tracy Marsteller of Murfreesboro, Tennessee. This page has been viewed 133 times since then and 47 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on October 4, 2022, by Duane and Tracy Marsteller of Murfreesboro, Tennessee.

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