The cemetery is located on the east side of Middletown Pike (S. County Road 500 W.) 450 feet north of its intersection with W. County Road 950 N in Jefferson Township, Henry County, Indiana. The land for Lutheran Presbyterian Church and its associated cemetery was donated on 20 March 1843. Known burials in the cemetery occurred from 1844 to 1882.
Indiana Cemetery Locations, Volume 2, published by the Indiana Genealogical Society (01 April 2006), gives the primary cemetery name as Bowers Cemetery with an alternate name of Sharp 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-33-71 (Bowers / Lutheran Presbyterian / Sharp).
The Indiana Historic Sites and Structures Inventory (IHSSI) survey number for Bowers Cemetery / Lutheran Presbyterian Cemetery / Sharp Cemetery is 065-618-15007 with the dataset compiled in 1992.
The U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) Geographic Names Information System (GNIS) feature ID for the cemetery is 443302 (Sharp Cemetery).
GPS Coordinates: 40.07091, -85.47976
- Added: 2 Jan 2000
- Find A Grave Cemetery: #86845
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