Wednesday, October 28, 2015

Chitwood Cemetery

Today's Walk Through the Tombstones is at Chitwood Cemetery in Unionville, Indiana.  



I don't have any GPS Coordinates for this particular cemetery.  It is located on State Road 45 just outside of Unionville in what used to be a lovely corn field.  The land has been cleared and it looks as if some construction had been started.  No one was there the day that we stopped by so I am not sure if it is considered to be on private property or not.  There are no signs to indicate as such.  I am not sure how large this cemetery was to begin with as there are only a few headstones and some base stones.  

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Our first stop is at the grave of David Chitwood.

Born: 1800, Tennessee
Died: April 26, 1850, Unionville, Monroe County, Indiana

He was the son of Pleasant Chitwood (1775-1851) and Sarah Chitwood (1778-1847).  Both are buried in Perkins Cemetery in Winfield, Scott County, Tennessee.

He had several siblings:
Daniel Chitwood (1808-1889) - buried in Hazel Dell Cemetery, Cedar County, Missouri.
Hugh Chitwood (1812-1885)buried in Seth Chitwood Cemetery, Reynolds County, Missouri.
Shelby Chitwood (1815-1870) - buried in Buster Cemetery, Jefferson County, Kansas.
Pleasant Chitwood (1819-1905) - buried in Chitwood Cemetery, Scott County, Tennessee.

He was married to Sarah Richardson Chitwood (1808-1864).  She is buried with him in Chitwood Cemetery in Unionville, Monroe County, Indiana.

They had at least three children:
Elizabeth Chitwood Neal (1824-1868) - buried in Lanam Ridge Cemetery, Brown County, Indiana.
Emanuel Chitwood (1826-1880) - buried in Little Union Cemetery, Monroe County, Indiana.
Andrew Jackson Chitwood (1834-1874) - buried in Little Union Cemetery, Monroe County, Indiana.

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Here is the grave of Sarah Richardson Chitwood.

Born: 1808, Tennessee
Died: November 20, 1864, Unionville, Monroe County, Indiana

She was the daughter of Thomas Richardson (1769-1839) and Nancy Ann Queensbury Richardson (1774-1864).  He may be buried in the Old Hatfield Gravesite in Greene County, Indiana, though his grave has not yet been found.  She is buried in Little Union Cemetery in Unionville, Monroe County, Indiana.  They were married on June 7, 1790 in Christianburg, Virginia.

She had several siblings:
John Richardson (1792-1864) - buried in Little Union Cemetery, Monroe County, Indiana.
Benjamin B. Richardson (1810-1873) - buried in Diamond Grove Cemetery, Morgan County, Illinois.
Mary Richardson Hatfield (1811-1887) - buried in Armstead Hatfield Cemetery, Greene County, Indiana.
Andrew Richardson (1818-1898) - buried in Little Union Cemetery, Monroe County, Indiana.
Millie Richardson Hatfield (1819-1875) - buried in Flynn Cemetery, Greene County, Indiana.

She was married to David Chitwood (1800-1850).  He is buried next to her in Chitwood Cemetery, Monroe County, Indiana.

They had at least three children:
Elizabeth Chitwood Neal (1824-1868) - buried in Lanam Ridge Cemetery, Brown County, Indiana.
Emanuel Chitwood (1826-1880) - buried in Little Union Cemetery, Monroe County, Indiana.
Andrew Jackson Chitwood (1834-1874) - buried in Little Union Cemetery, Monroe County, Indiana.

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Here is the grave of Nancy Sears Goodmon.

Born: January 18, 1800, Kentucky
Died: September 5, 1873, Unionville, Monroe County, Indiana.


She was the wife of John Goodmon (1784-1841).  He is buried near her in Chitwood Cemetery.  

Their children were:
Elizabeth Goodmon Robinson (1832-1871) - buried in Hindustan Cemetery, Monroe County, Indiana.
Elijah Francis Goodman (1838-1887) - buried in Little Union Cemetery, Monroe County, Indiana.

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Here we have the grave of Sarah Neal.

Born: unknown
Died: August 4, 1858

She was the wife of William N. Neal (?-?).  I am unsure as to where he is buried.











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Our last stop is at the grave of James D.  His last name can't be read as the headstone is broken right in that area.

Born: unknown
Died: unknown

The stone is badly damaged and broken right across the last name and the death date.










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I hope that you have enjoyed your walk through Chitwood Cemetery.

Please let me know if you have any information on any of the graves listed here.

Visit the listing at Find-A-Grave.







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