Garth Point Cemetery

Location
Garth Point Lane
Rapid River, Delta County, Michigan, 49878 USA
Memorials 1 added (100% photographed)

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Cemetery located on North side of Garth Point Lane.
Cemetery bulldozed in late 1940's.
Many sunken graves still visible where the caskets decayed and the ground fell in. A day lily grows between two side-by-side sunken graves.
Margaret Dausey's gravestone is the only one visible; more may be buried.
There is a headstone base in another section of the cemetery, and an old iron fence in another section that was around a family plot - locals believe a Johnson Family.
There are two lilac bushes along the road, believed to have been on either side of the original cemetery entrance.
An old photo at local library shows the cemetery originally had a white board fence around the perimeter.
Other known graves: Bert Ames; Mary (Monteville) Ames & baby - Mary wife of Ernest; Sidney Ames.

The cemetery is located in Masonville Township in Section 33.

The U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) Geographic Names Information System (GNIS) feature ID for the cemetery is 2351947 (Garth Point Cemetery).

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GPS Coordinates: 45.9001, -86.94688

  • Added: 9 Oct 2016
  • Find A Grave Cemetery: #2624733