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Churchman Chapel Cemetery
(Marion Co, Franklin Twp)
3500 S. Cinncinnati
Beech Grove, IN
GSMC Code: FR010      WPA Code: No. 23
AKA Methodist Episcopal Cemetery 
     This site sits on a small hill behind the Beech Grove Administration building, overlooking the railroad shops and yard.The cemetery was part of the Methodist Wesley Chapel, also called the Methodist Episcopal Church, which was organized in 1838. The church was closed by the 1880's.  The known burials were between 1848 and 1909. 
     It is maintained by the Franklin Twp. Trustee. The cemeteries of Franklin Township were surveyed by the Franklin Township Historical Society in 1999. These readings were published in a book, titled "Called Home: The Pioneer Cemeteries of Franklin Township."  A copy is availabe at the GSMC library.
     GSMC publication "Readings of various Cemeteries in Franklin Township" also has a burial list compiled by J. Eugene Reilly in Feb 1945.  We have used this reading for the burials entered  here.
Churchman Chapel Cem Map WPA 1939