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LAKE COUNTY INDIANA

Burials in Sturdevant Cemetery
aka W.T. Dennis Cemetery

Ross Township
Merrillville, Indiana

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

Located on 89th Avenue, east of Randolph St, up on a sand hill, overgrown. Not viewable from the road.

First read by Mrs. McBride and Mrs. Watkins for the DAR in July 1956
Read again in June 1988 by Eagle Scouts, who found only a few stones.
It was too overgrown in August 1992 for the Genealogical Society to read.

The records below are from the July 1956 reading

Sturdevant, John - d. 1-17-1850, aged 52y, 9m, 19d
Sturdevant, Lona -- wife of John -- d. 12-25-1851, aged 35y, 5m, 27d

Granger, Zara -- son of N. & E. -- d. 4-20-1862; aged 18y, 2m
Sturdevant, Carloss -- Private in Co. G., 9th Regt. Illinois Cav. Died at Keokuk, Iowa; d. 11-20-1862, aged 19y, 2m, 11d
Sturdevant, Lydia -- wife of D.B.; 6-1-1864, aged 27yrs
Burge, Burton -- son of Milo & Lucy Burge; d. 6-6-1864, aged 4m, 16d
Granger, Flora -- dau of H. & E. -- d. 6-21-1864, aged 1y, 6m, 29d
Granger (not readable) --- stone and base just north of Granger
Peck, Esther A. - wife of Z.E. Peck -- d. 5-29-1866; aged 17y, 7m, 3d

Footstone north of this with no marking






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