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Burials in Holtzworth/Holtzwarth Cemetery
Ross Township
400 W. 82nd Place
Merrillville, IN

Source: NWIGS readings, which are based on previous D.A.R. readings

Transcribed for Genealogy Trails by K.T.

It is located about an eighth of a mile from the house, which is on the east side of the Merrillville Road just before it crosses US 30.
It is on a small knoll, just beyond a ditch, where four trees and a dense growth of grass conceals the stones from view from the road

According to previous records, the land had been a grant by President Polk to Mathias Holtzworth in 1846

There may be as many as 9 individuals buried here.
In July 1992, only 2 stones were remaining.

Holtzworth (or Holtzwarth), Catharine - d. 2-5-1847, aged 17(or 12?)y, 11m , 12d
Holtzworth (or Holtzwarth), Rosina - d. 10-6-1856, aged 54y, 7m, 4d

4 small stones with the following initials:

From previous records, the following are buried, but no stones were found:

Holtzworth, Magdalena - dau of M. & R.; d. 2-15-1847; aged 6y, 1m, 13d
Holtzworth, Hannah - dau of M. & R.; d. 3-7-1856; aged 1y, 6m

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