This cemetery was built on land donated by the Akers Family to Bear Creek Baptist Church of Friendship, Indiana for the purpose of being a cemetery for the community.
The cemetery is located in Brown Township (SE quadrant of the SE quadrant of the SE quadrant of Section 11 Township 6N Range 12E) about 500 feet west of S Friendship Road about 0.4 miles north of its intersection with Main Street (Indiana State Highway 62).
Indiana Cemetery Locations, Volume 2, published by the Indiana Genealogical Society (01 April 2006), gives the primary cemetery name as Akers Cemetery with an alternate name of Friendship Cemetery.
The cemetery is listed in the Cemetery and Burial Grounds Registry of the Indiana Department of Natural Resources (DNR) and in the State Historical Architectural and Archaeological Research Database (SHAARD) with Cemetery Record Number CR-69-12 (Akers).
The U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) Geographic Names Information System (GNIS) feature ID for the cemetery is 430035 (Akers Cemetery).
GPS Coordinates: 38.97572, -85.14929
- Added: 2 Jan 2000
- Find A Grave Cemetery: #85079
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