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Chapman Cemetery
Waldron, Shelby County, Indiana

Lat: 39° 28' 00"N, Lon: 85° 39' 47"W
Liberty Township, Section 29

Contributed by Stephen Haymond, Aug 28, 2008, last edited Sep 15, 2008 [haymond4@gmail.com]. Total records = 10.

To get to this cemetery, take the Michigan Road southeast from the city of Shelbyville approximately seven miles to the intersection with County Road 600E. Turn right onto 600E and proceed south about one fourth of a mile. The cemetery is visible on a hilltop east of the road.

The Chapman Cemetery is a small family cemetery located on private land on a bluff above Buck Creek. The smaller gravestones in this cemetery are badly weathered and lean forward.

I made an effort to document every visible burial in this cemetery. A few gravestones were not inscribed at all. Most detailed maps of Shelby County show this cemetery. At the time this record was compiled, the cemetery was surrounded by an iron fence which was in good condition.

I am the one who made this record on Nov 01, 1992 by visiting the cemetery to compile tombstone inscriptions.

- Stephen Haymond

Chapman, Isabelle, b. 4 Nov 1790, d. 4 Jan 1879, s/w Josiah Chapman
Chapman, James H., b. 3 Jul 1847, d. 15 Feb 1849, "Son of Nelson and Fanny Chapman"
Chapman, Josiah, b. 19 May 1789, d. 20 Oct 1837, s/w Isabelle Chapman
Roberton, Josiah C., b. 4 Apr 1838, d. ?? ??? 184?, "Son of David and Selene Robertson"
Robertson, ??, d. 1849, "Daughter of David and Selene Robertson"
Tindall, Lydia A., b. 21 May 1832, d. 7 May 1903, age: 70y 11m 16d, s/w Thomas Tindall
Tindall, Marcus Freeman, b. 29 Dec 1856, d. 10 Dec 1862, age 5y 11m 11d
Tindall, Mary B., "Daughter of T. and F. Tindall"
Tindall, Mary Bell, b. 15 Aug 1854, d. 5 Jan 1863, age: 8y 4m 20d
Tindall, Thomas, b. 27 Feb 1826, d. 10 Sep 1881, age: 55y 6m 13d, s/w Lydia A. Tindall

Misc:
I.C.R., footstone
??, two unknowns

 

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