Olde Rockport Pioneer Cemetery Tombstones

This is a copy of the list from the Spencer County Historical Society readings done in 1926 and 1965.

The following grave markers were found during workdays in 2004 and are not on any of the cemetery lists from 1926 or 1965.

More information about these people can be found in the Eagle Scout manuscript by Dakota Schmitt.

Malinda Carnes

The stone reads:
memory of
daughter of Peter
& C Carnes
who died
July 1, 1839
in her 11 year

John Merithew

The stone reads:
John T.
Son of
Hosea & Mary J.
Feb. 11 1853
Aged 9ms 17ds

William Crooks

The stone reads:
William Crooks

Other stones in the cemetery on January 21, 2004.

John Morgan

Mary Hutton

Nancy Gray

William Dodd

This tombstone of Stephen Cissna was uncovered by a high school student January 24, 2004.

Stephen Cissna

These appear to be two stone bases or markers found on the February 28, 2004 work day.

Tombstone Base

William H. Maning

William H. Maning is not listed on the 1926/1965 survey of the cemetery. His stone was recovered in 2006 by Dakota Schmitt under about a foot of dirt. The stone states that he was the adopted son of A. T. and F. D. Bullock. Born September 4, 1855 and died July 13, 1857.