DeFord Cemetery
AKA “Old Ford” Cemetery
GSMC # WA 104
4700 E. 75TH St., Indianapolis,
Washington Twp., Marion County, IN
This data entered from records of Marion Co., IN Genealogical Society by Dave Wright, 3 July 2002.  This info came from a single typed sheet at the Genealogy Division of the Indiana State Library, entitled “New Information on the DeFord Cemetery”, provided 3/17/77 by Kathleen DeFord, 9145 N. Delaware St., Indianapolis, IN.
JAMES SHAWDRESS/JAMES SHAWCROP – individual used both names
            20th Indiana Artillery
            Enrolled August 20, 1862 in Indianapolis by J.F. Armstrong
            Mustered in: September 19, 1862 in Indianapolis by J.F. Armstrong
            He was 35 years old with Hazel eyes and Auburn hair, 5-11 with dark complexion
            Born in Sa_______, NY
            Occupation:  Cotton Spinner
            Indianapolis, June 28, 1865    [assume this is death date]
            (Note does not specify if there is a headstone or monument for James Shawdress.)
ELIZABETH JENNINGS — Wife of James —                  Died Oct. 18, 1847, age 64y-5m-5d
            Approx. Birth: May 13, 1783               (wife of James Shawdress???)
ANTHANY WILLIAMS                                                      D. Jan. 24, 1856, Age 41y, 11m, 13d
            Approx.Birth: 02-11-1815
MALINDA– His Wife –                                                        D. May 18, 1896, Age 71y, 8m, 2d
            Approx. Birth:  Sept. 16, 1825
MABEL A. FAGLIN                       B. 07-17-1897              D. 06-19-1919
CARENA DEAN                               B. 1843                        D. 1918
SARAH D. WADSWORTH             B.1873                         D. 1915
C. DEAN WADSWORTH                B. 1898                        D. 1943
JOHN WEST                                                                         D. 12-03-1860  Age 66y, 2m, 8d
JAMES A. DeFORD             1834-1910                  
               (Is John A DeFord husband of Eden—1836-1911 ?)

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