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Jennings County
Indiana

Cemeteries and Memorial Sites of Politicians in Jennings County

Index to Locations

  • North Vernon Hillcrest Cemetery
  • Vernon Vernon Cemetery


    Hillcrest Cemetery
    North Vernon, Jennings County, Indiana
    Politicians buried here:
      Randall S. Harmon (1903-1982) — of Muncie, Delaware County, Ind. Born in North Vernon, Jennings County, Ind., July 19, 1903. Democrat. U.S. Representative from Indiana 10th District, 1959-61. Died in Muncie, Delaware County, Ind., August 18, 1982 (age 79 years, 30 days). Interment at Hillcrest Cemetery.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
      Hiram Prather (1809-1874) — of Jennings County, Ind. Born in Clark County, Ind., October 13, 1809. Farmer; Jennings County Treasurer, 1838; served in the U.S. Army during the Mexican War; member of Indiana state house of representatives, 1847-50, 1865-67; delegate to Indiana state constitutional convention, 1850-51; colonel in the Union Army during the Civil War. Methodist. English ancestry. Died in North Vernon, Jennings County, Ind., March 27, 1874 (age 64 years, 165 days). Interment at Hillcrest Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of William Ira Prather (1766-1858) and Lettice (McCarroll) Prather (1777-1863); married, April 24, 1834, to Mary Ann Huckleberry (1816-1904); father of Alonzo Smith Prather (1840-1910); second cousin twice removed of Asa Porter Prather.
      Political family: Prather family of North Vernon, Indiana.
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial


    Vernon Cemetery
    Vernon, Jennings County, Indiana
    Politicians buried here:
      Lincoln Dixon (1860-1932) — of North Vernon, Jennings County, Ind. Born in Vernon, Jennings County, Ind., February 9, 1860. Democrat. Lawyer; prosecuting attorney, 6th Judicial Circuit, 1884-92; member of Indiana Democratic State Committee, 1897-1904; U.S. Representative from Indiana 4th District, 1905-19; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Indiana, 1924 (member, Committee on Permanent Organization). Died in Lyndon, Jefferson County, Ky., September 16, 1932 (age 72 years, 220 days). Interment at Vernon Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Samuel M. Dixon and Belinda (Foster) Dixon; married, October 16, 1884, to Kate Storey.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
      Jeptha Dudley New (1830-1892) — of Vernon, Jennings County, Ind. Born in Vernon, Jennings County, Ind., November 28, 1830. Democrat. Lawyer; common pleas court judge in Indiana, 1864-68; U.S. Representative from Indiana 4th District, 1875-77, 1879-81; circuit judge in Indiana, 1882-88. Died in Vernon, Jennings County, Ind., July 9, 1892 (age 61 years, 224 days). Interment at Vernon Cemetery.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page


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