Each of the cemeteries has hundreds of grave sites. Some early pioneers are buried in Harris Prairie Cemetery. If you have information you’d like to reference or add, please contact the trustee.
If you own a grave site and need information, please contact the trustee. It will help if you have a copy of the deed or other paperwork.
Harris Prairie Cemetery
14500 Adams Road (approximation)
Granger, Indiana 46530
A narrow grass driveway accessible from Adams Road bisects the cemetery and also serves as a parking lane. Please be careful when the ground is wet. The driveway is not plowed in the winter.
- There is one data point showing this cemetery was established in 1834
- Headstones date back to the 1800s
- Find A Grave: We can’t vouch for this site, but you might find it interesting
- For history buffs, the reason a township maintains a cemetery is because state law says it must as long as it existed in 1939 and was abandoned
- For genealogy buffs, don’t assume a township maintaining a cemetery has original records, at least those from the beginning years of the cemetery
- More History on Harris Prairie Cemetery (PDF)*
- May be posted on site
- Please don’t leave anything at a cemetery that could be considered litter, or that would have to be thrown out later by someone other than you
- There are no garbage cans and no waste service at the cemeteries
- New cemetery rules are in effect, with plants subject to removal
Please contact the trustee if you’re interested in researching the history of the cemetery or those buried there, or improving cemetery records. You can also offer feedback on the Harris Prairie Cemetery.
* The cemetery PDF is courtesy of Josh and Sue Dylewski and used with permission. Facts have not been checked by the current township officials. Any reference to lot sales is outdated.