Hell's Half Acre Cemetery
Columbia Township
Whitley County Indiana

WHITLEY COUNTY CEMETERIES

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HELL'S HALF ACRE CEMETERY

The following is Marjorie Kite’s introduction to her reading done in the early 1960’ s.
“(Also known as Helms or Dowell cemetery).
Located north of State Rd 205 on Wolfe Rd. to the Panhandle tracks,
west 40 rods on tracks then 20 rods north in a field. A knoll with 3 large trees.
Between 4 1/2 to 5 miles south west of Columbia City or 6 miles northeast of South Whitley.”

Kaler-Maring in their 1907 History of Whitley Co give an extensive run down as to origins and
events that occurred in the area known as Hell’s Half Acre. pages 193-197


Dowell Army D — died aged 1 year 3 months child of J & C — Hell's Half Acre
Dowell Desta M — died March 20 1864 aged 1 year 1 month child of J & C — Hell's Half Acre
Dowell Harrison — died February 7 1879 aged 79 years 8 months 5 days — Hell's Half Acre
Dowell Lurge A — child of J & C — Hell's Half Acre
Dowell Mary — died November 16 1888 aged 86 years 9 months 26 days wife of Harrison — Hell's Half Acre
Dowell William F — died February 15 1886 aged 2 years 6 months child of J & C — Hell's Half Acre
Dowell William W — died August 9 1889 aged 64 years 10 months 3 days — Hell's Half Acre
Helms Jno — Co F 100th Ind Inf — Hell's Half Acre
Littlefield Daniel K — died January 15 1884 aged 60 years 8 months 21 days — Hell's Half Acre
Littlefield Lucinda — died April 12 1894 aged 65 years wife of D K Littlefield — Hell's Half Acre
Unknown — died April 24 1852 aged 15 years 7 months 6 days — Hell's Half Acre


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