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Huron Township Cemetery
New Boston, Wayne County, Michigan

Lat: 42° 07' 36"N, Lon: 83° 21' 51"W

Contributed by Connie Carpenter, Mar 07, 2004 [meandsasha3133@aol.com]. Total records = 128.

Depart New Boston on Huron River Dr (south) 0.3 mi, continue (south) on Waltz Rd 3.3 mi Turn Left (east) onto Willow Rd 1.7 mi. Arrive Willow Metropark-South entrance. Once inside the park go to the Chestnut Indian Ridge Picnic Area. You will see a sign for the cemetery. Park at Indian Ridge Parking area and walk a short distance (about 1/10th of a mile) to the cemetery.

I cannot find a listing for Huron Township Cemetery on the register of Michigan cemeteries nor is it listed as a part of the park. By looking at it's location, though, I believe that it is the same cemetery known as “Huron” or “Fay and Smith” cemetery.

There is not much information about the cemetery. There is a $4.00 daily fee to enter the park. Once inside there is only a small brown marker to tell where the cemetery is located. You must take a short footpath approximately one tenth of a mile from a parking lot at the Indian Ridge Picnic Area to reach the cemetery.

The grass is kept neatly trimmed by the Park Rangers, however the cemetery itself is in bad shape. There are many headstones either missing or unreadable. Only a handful of people have been buried in this cemetery within the last 50 years. The latest interment date I could find was 1978. There are two Civil War graves.

This is a complete list of all readable stones. There were probably about 30 unreadable or broken stones. I recorded this transcript on Feb 28, 2004.

- Connie Carpenter

??, Charles Henry, no dates, age: 2y 2m
Aldrich, Mr, b. 1833, d. 1895, Father
Aldrich, Mrs, b. 1840, d. , Mother
Alford, Alex, b. 1865, d. 1950, s/w Ida Alford
Alford, Ellen, b. 1869, d. 1900, s/w William D.
Alford, Frankie, no dates
Alford, George, no dates
Alford, Harry, no dates
Alford, Ida, b. 1870, d. 1939, His Wife, s/w Alex
Alford, Mary Eliza, b. 1846, d. 1884, Wife, s/w Oliver B
Alford, Oliver B., b. 1846, d. 1916, s/w Mary Eliza
Alford, William D., b. 1869, d. 1942, s/w Ellen
Caldwell, Margaret, b. 10 Jun 1867, d. 7 Jul 1909, wife of John Caldwell
Downs, Amanda, b. 1858, d. 1949
Downs, Arthur H., b. 20 Jul 1908, d. 15 Feb 1914
Downs, Cynthia J., b. 1858, d. 1932
Downs, Frank H., b. 1858, d. 1947
Downs, Halen M., b. 1862, d. 1916
Downs, Pamelia, d. Mar. 1893, age: 63y 10d, Wife of Thomas, s/w Thomas
Downs, Seril C., b. 5 Jan 1864, d. 11 Dec 1888, age: 24y 11m 6d
Downs, Thomas A., no dates
Downs, Thomas J., d. 24 Sep 18?8, age: 7y 11m 2d, son of T&P Downs
Downs, Thomas, d. 28 Jan 1876, age: 51y 5m 3d, husband of Pamelia
Englehart, ??, no dates, mother
Englehart, John L., d. Dec 1889
Fay, Ann, d. 2 Oct 1853, age: 2m 2d, dau of T & F Fay, s/w Fanny Fay & Laura Swap
Fay, Fanny S., d. Aug 1885, age: 68 yrs., s/w Ann Fay & Laura Swap
Fay, Jonathon, b. 28 Jan 1795, d. 26 Dec 1883
German, ??, b. 21 Oct 1893, d. 2 Nov 189?
German, Andrew C., b. 8 Sep 1891, d. 20 May 1920
German, Anna, b. 1857, d. 1913, wife of Fred
German, Donald, b. 1918, d. 1921
German, Ellene J., b. 9 Apr 1862, d. 31 Jan 1906, Wife of W. German
German, Fred, b. 1862, d. no date, s/w Anna his wife
German, Laura, b. 1888, d. 1917
German, William, b. June ??, d. 25 Jul 1895, s/w Ellene
Graden, Nicholas, b. 1825, d. 1912, s/w Ruth his wife
Graden, Ruth, b. 1846, d. 1925, s/w Nicholas
Grubba, Marie, b. 1862, d. 1947
Grubba,, ,38200,, b. ,1855, d. 1947
Hale, Amos A., b. 1821, d. 1894, Father
Hale, Jas. H., no dates, Co.D 4 Mich Inf
Hale, Margaret, b. 1822, d. 1894, Mother
Head, Charles S., b. 1859, d. 1911, Father
Head, Mary Alice, b. 1863, d. 1940, Mother
Head, Nina, d. 1896, age: 21d., Daughter
Hostick, Anna, no dates, age: 23y, In Loving Memory, s/w Mary A. Laura
Hulbert, John R., b. 1841, d. ??
Hurd, Chancy, b. 10 May 1810, d. 20 Dec 1887, age: 77y 7m 10d
Hurd, infant b. 7 Jul 1887, d. 7 Jul 1887, Infant of D & R Hurd
Jacklin, Martha, b. 1858, d. 1893
Johnson, Henry B., b. 1841, d. 1912, Co.K 1st Mich Inf., s/w Katie his wife
Johnson, Katie, b. 1860, d., His Wife, s/w Henry B.
Laura, Mary A., d., age: 32y, In Loving Memory, s/w Anna Hostick
Leslie, Elizabeth, b. 1861, d. 1913
Livernois, Joseph F., b. 1885, d. 1962, Father
Livernois, Olive B., b. 1891, d. 1919
Mintoyne, Edson V., b. 1821, d. 1889, s/w Eugene and James H.
Mintoyne, Eugene, b. 1870, d. 1895, s/w James H. and Edson V.
Mintoyne, James H., b. 1851, d. 1892
Norton, Harriet, d. 8 Sep 1887, age: 50y 1m 12d, His Wife, s/w Homer
Norton, Homer, d. 1 Apr 1890, age: 61y 2m 19d, s/w Harriet (his wife)
Nowland, Belinda, b. 1825, d. 1897, Mother
Reid, Mrs, d. 20 Feb. ???, Wife of Thos. Reid
Reid, Thomas, b. 1828, d. 1899
Rice, ??, b. 1880, d. 4 Feb 1895
Rice, ??, d. Sep 1892
Rice, Benjamin S., b. 28 Aug 1884, d. 2 Sep 1943
Rice, Orrillia, b. 1849, d. 1929
Roatz, Christina, d. 27 Dec 18??, wife of Fredrick, s/w Fredrick
Roatz, Fredrick, d. 22 Oct 1889, age: 72y
Root, Fanny B., b. 1821, d. 1932, His Wife, s/w James V
Root, James V., b. 1807, d. 1888, s/w Fanny B. (his wife)
Ryan, Clara M., b. 1845, d. 1926, Daughter of Johnathon Fay
Seaton, Bee, b. 1890, d. 1906, Loved dau. of W.&R. Seaton
Seaton, Rose M., b. 1868, d. 1932, s/w William B.
Seaton, WIlliam B., b. 1854, d. 1929, s/w Rose M.
Shick, Burgin, d., age: 2y, Son
Shick, Edward, b. 1872, d. 1946
Shick, Sarah, no dates, Wife
Shick, William, d. 3,075, age: 78y
Smith, Ida, b. 1861, d. 1940, His Wife, s/w Samuel
Smith, Samuel, b. 1843, d. 1906, s/w Ida, his wife
Sparrow, Anna, b. 1874, d. 1941, wife of Fred
Sparrow, Earl, d., Son of J.B. & E. Sparrow
Sparrow, Fred, b. 1875, d. 1950
Sparrow, infant, b. 30 Jul 1897, d. 2 Feb 1898
Sparrow, Mary R., b. 1878, d. 1935
Sparrow, William, b. 1869, d. 1933
Stuck, Adelbert, b. 1885, d. 1920, Husband
Stuck, Artemas L., b. 15 Aug 1858, d. 30 Mar 1909
Stuck, Carl L., b. 26 Oct 1915, d. 6 Feb 1956, Husband and Father
Stuck, George A., b. 5 Jun 1880, d. 12 Jun 1947, Father
Stuck, Henry H., b. 1877, d. 1926
Stuck, Hulda C., b. 22 Dec 1874, d. 27 Aug 1932, Mother
Stuck, Lillian F., b. 25 Nov 1882, d. 12 Nov 1962, Mother
Swap, Laura, d. 5 Feb 1847, Wife of J Swap, s/w Fanny S & Ann Fay
Tishhauser, Gottlieb, b. 1860, d. 1925
Turner, Mary, b. 17 Mar 1831, d. 10 Sep 1908
Vandercar, Mary A., d. 9 Aug 1871, age: 29y, Wife of N. Vandercar
Vandercar, Mary, d. 7 May 1862, age: 38 y of her age, Wife of Geo. A. Vandercar
Wagar, Annanias, b. 1819, d. 1878
Wagar, Elizabeth, b. 1829, d. 1912
Wagar, Harrison, b. 1855, d. 1924
Wagar, Hattie, b. 1871, d. 1951, Mother
Warner, Clarence, b. 7 Jan 1885, d. 10 Jan 1887, Son of Catherine Warner
Warner, E. W., no dates
Warner, Henrietta P., no dates, Wife of James
Warner, Kate, b. 1858, d. 1948, Aunt
Warner, Marshall, d. 1884, age: 81y 1m 10d
Warner, Matilda, b. 1852, d. 1925, Wife of William C.
Warner, Nancy, d. 2 Aug 1881, age: 84 yrs
Warner, Philip, b. 15 Dec 1863, d. 9 Oct 1903
Warner, S. W., no dates
Warner, W. H. W., no dates
Warner, William C., b. 1856, d. 1912
Warner, William, b. 1834, d. 1912, Father
Warner, William, d. 10 Jul 1881, age: 31y, son of William, in the Warner section
Wendt, Ernst, b. 1818, d. 1890
Will, Peter, d. 21 Feb 1881, age: 46y
Williamson, Lucinda, d. 16 May 1829, Wife of G. Williamson
Winnie, Caroline, no dates, Wife of Francis
Winnie, Francis E., b. 31 Mar 1882, d. 11 Nov 1894
Wohfeil, Christian, b. 1847, d. 1918
Wohfeil, Edward August, b. 1890, d. 1940, Grandad
Wohfeil, Eleanora, b. 1850, d. 1940, Mother
Wohlfeil, ??, b. 1885, d. 1929
Wohlfeil, Emma L., b. 1886, d. 1920

Misc:
Downs, ??, no dates
Warner, , no dates
Nowland, ??, d., Father

 

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