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Joshua Powers Burial Grounds
Prairie Township, Henry County, IN
This burial ground was set-aside in a deed dated 17 Dec 1876. Joshua H. Powers, and his wife, Martha H. Powers, deeded to John S. Powers, Samuel J. Dragoo and Isaac V. Rees, trustees as of 6 Apr 1876, of the burial ground. On the 14th day of June, 1907, in pursuance of an act by the General Assembly, approved 4 Mar 1905, Samuel J. Dragoo, John V. Patterson and George Holbert of Delaware County, IN, trustees of the Powers burial ground, conveyed unto the Prairie Township trustee, Henry county, IN the Powers burial ground.
This burial ground is located about one mile south of the Delaware county line at the intersection of Henry county roads 900 north and the Old Muncie pike A lot of the people buried here lived in Delaware county IN
The last time I was there, which was about four years ago, it was being well taken care of by the local landowner and the township trustee.
Mr. Thomas Hamm and the New Castle Junior High School Junior History Club recorded the names listed here in 1974.