North Union (Friends) Cemetery is also referred to as Burns Cemetery and the Pearson Cemetery in old documents. The earliest burial appears to be in 1842. The land belonged to John Votaw and some called it the Votaw Cemetery. [It is located in Northwest Waltz Twp between Hwy 124 and Treaty Pike, and between Burns and Bowman Rd.] After several years use as a private burying ground, the cemetery was deeded to the Society of Friends. Mrs. Anna Harvey recorded this cemetery in September of 1976. Additions and corrections were made by the Wabash Middle School History Club in 1991 using obituaries from local newspapers and Society of Friends records.
In August of 2000, Kim & Karen Massey cleaned up the cemetery and found 46 additional stones. Kim is a descendant of Uz and Sarah Gaunt.
AGBARGER, Michael died 6-11-1882 age 74 yrs BAKER, Peter died 5-13-1842 aged 36-1-2 BENTLEY, George S. son of C died 6-14-1852 age 1yr 6mo 2da George W. son of Silas & Pamelia died 9-21-1852 age 9yr 5mo 17da Mary T. dau of C & LE died 11-15-1840 age 1y 11m infant dau of C & LE died 12-20-1845 BOYER, George died 7-21-1861 age 34y, 5m, 10d BROCK, Hannah wife of B. P. 9-3-1866 10-31-1893 BROWN, Eliza Jane wife of Joel died 6-6-1846 age 26yr 11mo 2da BURNS, Anderson 1-5-1834 5-6-1914 Benjamin June 1858 - October 1875 Hannah G. wife of Benjamin d. 9-15-1888 age 80yr 5mo 8da Hannah C. wife of John 3-25-1883 8-24-1906 John died 4-19-1872 aged 41 yrs 2mo 20da John L. 1869-1930 Martha 10-14-1833 3-10-1922 Mary January 1863 - June 1865 Maude Marie dau of John & Eve 1888 3-6-1912 age 23-7-5 CONN, Joseph H. son of E & E died 2-3-1883 age 9mo 5da FLEMING, Eliza B. Sep. 1828 - Jan. 1914 Thomas F. April 1819 - July 1909 GAUNT, Sarah wife of Uz died 9-22-1884 age 65yr 10mo 4da Uz died 4-23-1872 age 58 years GINTER, Elizabeth 2nd wife of David died 2-19-1878 aged 59 yrs Lucinda 1st wife of David died 1-6-1871 age 61 yrs HAINES, Levi died 10-14-1869 age 52yr 7mo 17da Rachel dau of Levi and Charlotte d. 5-11-1861 age 20yr 4mo 10da Henrietta dau of Levi and Charlotte d. 5-11-1861 Lydia J. dau of Levi and Charlotte - no dates KILCORMICK, Liday wife of Kilcormick died 10-1-1857 age 37 years Martha dau of Kilcormick died 7-12-1858 age 8 months KENDALL, Asa wife of Harrison d. 4-19-1866 age 53yr 7mo 6da Marshall son of Asa & Harrison died 4-9-1863 age 13yr 4mo 29da KIRTLAN, Astwood died 1-22-1878 Estella died 6-4-1866 age 3-3-16 Lulaona died 4-23-1872 age 3-3-17 Leonard A. son of A & E died 4-13-1880 REEVES, George W. died 6-23-1864 age 51-10-23 Laura A. dau of G W (rest unreadable) Margaret T. dau of Thomas & Becca died 3-16-1853 age 2yr 6mo Mary Ann wife of George died 9-24-1849 age 32yr 3mo 15da Sarah dau of G W died 12-11-1831 age 11yr 11mo 16da SHELLHAMER, Caroline dau of S & MM died 8-4-1846 age 4yr 11da Gilbert son of DC & E died 9-3-1873 age 1yr 1mo Mary M. wife of Samuel died 8-10-1879 age 75-2-3 Samuel died 11-14-1891 age 85-6-11 STANLEY, Joseph son of Josiah and Rebecca died 1861 age 2yr Josiah husband of Rebecca died 6-19-1863 34yr 2mo 1da Rebecca Stanley Jenkins died 6-29-1882 age 44yr 6mo 22da Three footstones with initials WS LVS ES THOMAS, Margaret A. wife of G.G. died 5-11-1871 age 21yr 11mo 29da VOTAW, Allen J. son of Joseph & Lydia died 5-3-1863 age 24yr 2mo 29da Arthur son of J & ME died 3-16-1850 age 1yr 11mo 15da Anna Mary dau of Robert & Susan died 4-4-1878 age 13-3-15 Asenath 8-27-1844 2-23-1863 Charles T. son of Joseph & Lydia 12-19-1873 9-15-1877 Elam son of Joseph & Ruth 7-6-1842 2-13-1849 Elwood infant of Daniel & Louise died 7-13-1878 age 1mo 3da Enos son of Joseph & Lydia died 9-23-1852 age 3 days Hannah Hannah M. dau of Charles & Sarah died 8-11-1860 age 9yr 2mo 3da Infant son of Charles & Sarah died 12-18-1857 John son of J & ME died 11-16-1852 age 5yr 6mo 10da Joseph son of J & ME died 2-12-1851 20yr 11mo 25da Joseph died 4-26-1895 age 82yr 8mo 5da Joseph A. son of Charles & Sarah died 8-11-1860 age 2yr 8mo 16da Joseph L. son of Joseph & Lydia died 6-6-1860 age 1yr 2mo 11da Lydia 2nd wife of Joseph died 12-20-1893 age 63yr 7mo 16da Martha dau of Issac & Rebecca died 9-26-1842 age 13yr 27da Nathan 6-17-1861 1934 Phebe wife of Joseph died 8-16-1861 age 82yr 1mo Phebe dau of Joseph & Phebe died 9-10-1855 38yr Ruth 1st wife of Joseph died 2-25-1849 age 30yr 4mo 1da Ruth Ann dau of Daniel and Louise died 8-5-1872 Sarah dau of G & L Sarah C. dau of Joseph & Lydia died 6-12-1860 age 4yr 3mo 6da Susan E. dau of Charles & Sarah died 5-25-1860 age 6yr 9mo 2da Thaddeus W. son of R.Y. & S.R. died 3-12-1877 age 5-9-1 Walter E. son of Daniel & Louise died 5-2-1874 age 7yr 2mo 28da WALTON, Sallie wife of Amos died 7-22-1870 age 35yr 3mo 2da Phebe dau of Abraham & Ann died 7-21-1867 age 25yr 2mo 17da WILLIAMSON, Asenath wife of Hiram B. died 2-23-1863 age 18yr 5mo 23da
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