Typed by Sharon Bryant, Norfolk,
The following reading was taken from records located in the Putnam
County Library. These are known as the "green books" and were
compiled by the Putnam County Historical Society. Information added
to the listing below is in red.
This cemetery is located in Section 36, N 1/2 of NW 1/2 of NE 1/4. It
is the Old Bethel Baptist Church burying ground but is usually called
the Vermillion Cemetery. Quotes from Abner Goodwin's will
state: "I, Abner Goodwin of Owen County, State of Indiana . . . direct
that my body be decently buried by the side of my first wife . . .
There is one acre of land that I gave to the Baptist Church in Putnam
County for a public burying ground to be used for that purpose by the
Chandler, Scady d 7 Mar 1865 age 69y 11m 24d
Elizabeth, his wife, b 15 Dec
1795 d 10 Nov 1841 "Sacred
to the memory of Elizabeth, daughter of William & Margaret
Shreve and wife of Scady Chandler. A Native of Kentucky. "
Goodwin, Abner d 12 Sep 1849 age
Mary, his wife, d 11 Apr 1855
Charlotte, wife of
Abner Goodwin, no dates readable.
Vermillion, Isaiah d 23 Oct 1871
age 79y 6m 29d
Tillitha (his wife) b 8 Jan
1799 d 15 Sep 1879
Franklin (his son) d 24 May 1864 age
29y 1m 6d
daughter of A & S Sigler, d Mar 17, 1844, aged 10y 2m
daughter of A & S Sigler, d Mar 26 1844, age 4y 11m 31d
wife of Chalkey Lane, d Apr 16, 1868, aged 26y 7m 4d
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