Fairview Cemetery
Fairview Cemetery is located on the corner of West 13th St, and Bartley St, Jasper, Indiana. Lat 3823'51.8"N
Lon -8656'11.1"W

No transcription is available online. For transcription, see Dubois County Genealogical Society Cemetery Transcription Book Vol 4, Page 129.

The historical information below is courtesy of Helen Keusch


Note to Fairview researchers: A few tombstones predate January 1905. These deceased were first buried in other cemeteries and later moved to their family plots at Fairview.

Wilson’s Historical notes on Dubois CO—vol. 12, page 73

 Fairview Cemetery, at Jasper is the property of a corporation and is used as a burial ground for Protestants and Catholics.The first person buried in Fairview Cemetery was Howard L. Russell, son of S. E. and A. J. Russell, born May 22, 1889 and died Jan 1, 1905. The grave is on the crown of the hill and affords the fairest view of all the surrounding country. The second person buried in Fairview was Dr. Edw. J. Kempf—1858-1905.Young Russell was a Protestant
and Dr. E. J. Kempf was an ardent Catholic.   

 
Jasper Herald—Sept 23, 1904

Fairview Cemetery Association has organized.    The board of directors are John Gramelspacher;  Jos. F. Friedman, SR;  John A. Sermersheim; r. M. Milburn and J. T. Melchior.    The board elected Mr. Friedman, pres; John A. Sermersheim, treas, and J. T. Melchior sec.   Fifteen acres of land have been bought of Martin Rees for $1, 800 and one acre and dwelling from the Rees heirs for $800.   This land adjoins the northwest corner of the Catholic cemetery and lies on a sloping hillside, very favorable situated for the purpose.    The association have sent their articles of incorporation to the secretary of state for a charter.   

Jasper Courier—Dec. 9, 1904—

The Fairview Cemetery Ass'n have their land laid out into lots and beautiful walks and now have burial lots for sale.