White Lake Cemetery

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White Lake Cemetery

Location
White Lake Rd at McKeachie Rd
White Lake, Oakland County, Michigan, 48383 USA
Memorials 1,296 added (92% photographed)

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This cemetery was established by Robert Garner when his nine-month-old child, Mary, died in 1837. White Lake Road, which runs past it, was once an Indian trail. Garner, a pioneer of White Lake Township, was involved in the establishment of the First Presbyterian Church of White Lake and was the superintendent of a pioneer sabbath school in White Lake. Buried in the cemetery are many of the pioneer families of the township, including the Garners, Seeleys and Voorheises. Also buried here are twenty-eight Civil War veterans and just over forty veterans of succeeding wars. In 1856 the cemetery was formally deeded to the Board of Health of White Lake Township.

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GPS Coordinates: 42.6919, -83.5325

  • Added: 2 Jan 2000
  • Find A Grave Cemetery: #1958