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This volume of cemetery inscriptions includes the south west secton of Warren County. The second in a set of three volumes, this book is intended as a guide and a reference to tombstone inscriptions for the townships of Mound, Kent, Steuben, and PIke. The map included in this volume includes locations of all known cemeteries in Warren County. Because of a major highway addition since Volume 1 was published, an updated map was included. Several cemeteries in this secton of the county had been copied previously by other persons. In order to compile this work and index all the material, these people generously allowed me to use their records. Each cemetery description includes the name of the researcher and the date the work was done. Some lists and partial lists were found in the Indianapolis State LIbrary. These lists were compared to my lists and discrepancies re-checked. This makes a more accuracte reading, as well as locating stones that might have been missed. In some cases, lists made in the 30's and 40's included stones that are gone now. This information is included. Many people have written, giving their support to this project and remarking about their experiences in working in some of the more isolateed, overgrown cemeteries. Mosquitoes, weeds, briars, fences, and snakes all provide less than ideal conditions! Plenty of insect repellant was needed during this summer. I found the residue on my hands tended to dissolve the plastica on ballpoint pens. Sometimes when it became very cold and I was working against time before winter stopped my project, I would try to imagine how hot it had been! Nevertheless, the work is done and valuable genealogical information recorded. Everytime I found a stone so weathered as to be almost impossible to read, I would think that perhaps this very stone would be just the one someone needed for their records. On these very old stones it is easy to misread initials and dates, so as with any record such as this, mistakes can occur. A supplement is planned for the purpose of correcting and adding to information in both volumes, so if you have proof of errors, send that information to the author. Underlined material is not found on the stones. I would like to thank the following people for the use of material and for their help: Rev. Grover Williams, Barbara Leak, Jane Ellen Foxworthy, John Henry, Walter Salts and Diana Knowles. I also wish to thank the Illiana Genealogical Society for their work on the Upper Mound Cemetery. Many other people helped with questions on maps, locations and background. -Rosella Rasmussen Jenkins

Date: 7/1/1985
Origin: Warren County, Indiana Cemetery Inscriptions Volume 2
Author: Rosella Rasmusssen Jenkins
Record ID: 00002649
Type: Cemetery Record
Source Archive: Jenkins-Knowles
Date Entered: 7/1/2010
Collection: Williamsport-Washington Township Public Library
Entered By: Chris Brown

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