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Mead Cemetery

Posey Township
Recorded by Wanda Morford in 1980


This cemetery is on Meads Ridge Road, which is four tenths of a mile from State Route 250




Bennett,
Joseph D., 1862-1941 - funeral home marker, also a field stone by it

Buckley,
George, d.  Apr. 6, 1862  aged 59 y

Butler,
James, d.  Feb. 11, 187(9)?   aged 76 y 10 28 d
Ann, wife of James, b.  Oct. 17, 1803 d.  Jun. 14, 1874
Jeremiah, d.  Jun. 8, 183⁄   aged 3 d/ - right corner of stone broken off
Hiram, d.  May 31, 1833   aged 2 y 3 m 24 d

Cushard
Peter, 1802-1878
Elender, wife of John,   d.  May 26, 1851   aged 19 y 4 m 15 d

Douglas,
Charles H., d.  Mar. 12, 1890 aged 34 y 7 m 6 d}single stonfse
Mary, no dates}

Douglass
Martha A., wife of W.B., d.  Jan. 7, 1870   aged 41 y 7 m 28 d
Melissa, dau. of W.B. & M.A., d.  Jul. 19, 1870 aged 5 y 4 m 28 d

Eakins
John, son of C. & J., b.  Apr. 1, 1860 d.  Dec. 10, 1883   aged 23 y 8 m 6 d}single stone
George N.,  son of C. & J., d.  Aug. 6, 1883   aged 2 m 14 d}

Garver,
Emma Ann, wife of Stephen, b.  Mar. 19, 1819 d.  Jan. 26, 1887   aged 67 y 10 m 7 d

Gillis,
John H.,   Co. I. 139 Ind. Inf.

Green,
Richard S., d.  Dec. 21, 1865   aged 61 y 8 m 20 d

Gurley,
Cordelia M., wife of Mason G., b. Apr. 1816 d.  Aug. 13, 1858
J.C., b.  1811 d.  1891}single stone
Hanna, b.  1824 d.  1894}
Jimmie, b.  Feb. 1897 d.  Mar. 1897

Houze,
Valentine, 1818 -1875}
Cornelia Hutchinson, his wife, 1820 - 1892}
Rosa A., 1859 - 1875}
foot stones, Father, Mother, Sister
Mary E., wife of Samuel, d.  Jan. 12, 1859   aged 19 y 9 m 17 d
Humphrey A., d.  May 6, 1885   aged 1 y 5 m 9 d

Humphrey,
Stephen, d.  Sep. 16, 1865   aged 71 y 4 m 29 d - Masonic emblem
Hannah, wife of Stephen, d.  Dec. 23, 1874   aged 75 y 1 m 1 d

McLaughlin,
William, b.  Oct. 9, 1827 d.  Jan. 7, 1905
Lizzie, b.  Mar. 21, 1870 d.  Apr. 27, 1886

Marwick,
Lewis H., d.  Feb. 9, 1870   aged 20 y 11 m 26 d

Mead,
James, d.  Feb. 27, 1860   aged 68 y 6 m 25 d - Masonic emblem
P.,  wife of James, d.  May 21, 1875   aged 78 y 5 m 15 d
Benjamin G., b.  Sep. 15, 1828 d.  May 22, 1904 - Masonic emblem
Mary C., b. Dec. 25, 1842 d.  Jun. 7, 1932
Georgie,  son of B.G. & Mary, d.  Jul. 26, 1872   aged 6 d
Purrilla F.,  wife of Ben G., d. ? 2, 1861   aged 23 (or 28) y 2 m 11 d - broken
Mary, dau. of Ben G. & Purrilla F., d.  Mar. 30, 1861   aged 2 y 11 m 3 d
Harriet, wife of D.C., born in Pa.  Aug. 14, 1819 d.  Jan. 5, 1854
E.R.,   Co. C.  83 Ind. Inf.
Virginia,  dau. of G.L. & Emily, d.  Aug. 8, 1862   aged 3 m 28 d
Dau. of D. & L., d.  Dec. 13, 1862   aged 7 m 1 d
Bess E., b.  Jan. 8, 1892 d.  Mar. 16, 1895

Samson,
Eunice, wife of Seth, d.  Oct. 20, 1833   aged 47 y
Marvin L.,  son of Seth & Margaret, b.  Sep. 12, 1819 d.  May 2, 1850

Sheets
Alda(?), dau. of J. & S., d.  Aug. 14, 1864   aged 11 y 3 m 23 d
Arthur, son of William & Alice, d.  Oct. 1, 188(4)?,   aged 2 y 7 m 5 d
J.M., b.  Dec. 1, 1842  d.  Dec. 27, 1868
Mary D., wife of J.M., b. Dec. 25, 1847 d.  Jul. 4, 1866

Taylor,
Mrs. Elizabeth,  wife of J.B., d.  Feb. 23, 1844   aged 26 y

Vauter
Sile,  no dates} single stone
Hannah,  no dates}

foot stones - E.M.M.,  P.F.M.,  E.C.,  M.M., lots of field stones, several stones partially buried and down.  Most of the stones are broken, probably because of the use of a brush hog to clean up the cemetery at one time.  The groundhogs have also done a great deal of damage.