Shank Cemetery
Washington Township
Whitley County Indiana


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Washington Twp.--- Shank family cemetery

The Shank cemetery is described by Kaler Maring in their 1907 “History of Whitley County” as being in Section 20 on land owned by Jonas Baker. Started in 1845, Kaler Maring report it as being “almost gone” in 1907. Of the original buriels, some of the names were Bills, Weybright, Harber and Karns in addition to the Shanks. Most of the graves were moved from the site.

Original location places it on County Road 200W and south of 800S

Name — Details — Location Key

Ollinger, Jacob — born May 4 1777 died 1855 — Shank
Shank, Jacob — died February 1845 s/o Henry Shank [1st twp death per Kaler-Maring] — Shank
Shank, John — died April 16 1865 —14-6 — Shank
Shank, Susanna — [wife of Henry Shank per Kaler-Maring]

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