Old Baptist Cemetery, Plymouth, Wayne County, Michigan
Old Baptist Cemetery (also known as Plymouth Village Cemetery, North Village Cemetery, Old York Street Cemetery, or North Plymouth Cemetery) is located at York and Pearl Streets in Plymouth, Michigan. It was founded in 1845 when Plymouth was known as Plymouth Village. The cemetery is currently maintained by the City of Plymouth.
Some bodies were removed to Riverside Cemetery but many still remain. This cemetery contains the remains of soldiers who fought in the Black Hawk War and the Civil War in addition to many early area settlers.
The information in this database was collected from the following sources:
- Original "Records of Internments" currently on file in the Plymouth Historical Museum
- D.A.R. in the 1930's (MSL: M929.3 M52 W35cc) and (BHC: 74D4 929.3 D2 Sc)
- Arthur Booth copied the inscriptions in 1960 (BHC: 74W4 929.3 D48F0 and MSL: M929.3 M62 W35Fo)
- Ronald Wm. Collopy copied the inscriptions and published his findings on December 7, 1972
- Excerpts were taken from the records of Plymouth, Michigan City Hall as of January 15, 1962
- Death records and obituaries internments currently on file in the Plymouth Historical Museum
- Michigan Regimental Records (MRR) - official "brown books" - index and regimental records of Civil War
- Don Harvy's Michigan In The Civil War web site (MICW)
- Sons of Union Veterans (SUV)
- Obituaries from the Plymouth Mail newspaper
- State of Michigan Death Index 1868 - 1879
The data was provided by Garry D. Packard who generously supplied it to the Genealogy Center for distribution to individual genealogical researchers. Mr. Packard states, "Great care was taken to make the information correct and to exclude any information related to living persons." For additional information about individuals or families found in this database, please contact Mr. Packard, c/o Plymouth Historical Museum, 155 S. Main St., Plymouth, MI 48170; phone (734) 455-8940.
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