Lake Eliza Cemetery, Porter TownshipIndex of Lake Eliza Cemetery burials . . . .

The Lake Eliza Cemetery was located in the northwest quarter of Section 1. The 1876 plat map of Porter Township indicates that the Leonard Brothers owned the northwest quarter of Section 1 at that time; later owners of the property included Alvah Leonard (1895), Emma Leonard (1906), and John Fitzgerald (1921). No plats maps indicate the existence of a cemetery adjacent to Lake Eliza.

The Northwest Indiana Genealogical Society cemetery index for Porter Township states that:

       "The cemetery was at the west side of Lake Eliza and when
        a dance hall was built the ground was levels and the stones
        were either covered or pushed into the lake."

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Lake Eliza Cemetery data prepared by Steven R. Shook


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