Cemetery notes and/or description: The cemetery is actually in Downs Township. Directions: From the intersection of Highways 160 and K-49, it is 4 miles south and 1/2 mile east. Downs Twp. Location: 2 ½ W of the south end of the Wellington Lake.
The Chikaskia cemetery was laid out about 1882. The oldest marker bears the date July 24, 1883 for Cora E. Milne, 1 year and 10 months old.
A family traveling through the country lost a child. It was buried in the unplatted area in the Northeast corner of the cemetery. The marker reads: --Chesterman, Sept 10, 1884.
In early years, there was a United Presbyterian church in one corner of this tract of land.