Clark County, Indiana PCRP

Francis Wells
Project Coordinator: Dan and Betty Johnson -- Silver Creek Township "Captains" for Clark County Cemetery Preservation Committee
Location: Off Highway 31, behind the Sellersburg Industrial Park, behind a cultivated field, in the woods; Moose Lodge is on the opposite side of Hwy. 31
History:  The family of Francis Wells and his wife Hannah Howell, two of Silver Creek Township's earliest pioneers, are buried at Francis Wells Family Cemetery.) The property has been neglected for decades, partially because its location is so remote.

The known burials here include four children; unknown if Francis Wells and his wife are buried here.

First Known Burial: 1831
Last Known Burial: 1860
Project Status:
  • Property owner Jesse Ballew has given us permission to clean up Francis Wells Family Cemetery
  • Restoration efforts are set to begin in March 1998
Plat Map/Record:
Photos: No photos presently available, but see Lois Mauk's Clark County Cemeteries page for Francis Wells Family Cemetery
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Copyright 1997, 1998 by Scott Satterthwaite.
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Last update 03/01/1998

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