Indian Fileds Cemetery
Portage, Kalamazoo County

Tombstone Photographs

Indian Fields Cemetery - Section 2, 2027 East Milham Avenue (O Avenue), just west of Portage Road (and south of the Kalamazoo Airport ), City of Portage. In pre settlement times the largest Indian encampment was at what the early settlers called Indian Fields, a large open tract that eventually became the Kalamazoo Airport. The Indians Fields Cemetery was likely an Indian burial grounds, but the settlers took it over and established their own cemetery in 1832. It is just west of Portage Road, once a main Indian trail from Kalamazoo to the south area of the county.


Headstones

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Text & Description (Click this Link for Description, Photo Link for Image) Photo Link Date Submitter
Indian Fields Cemetery Sign 2005 Image 155K Aug 2005 Richard Branch
Indian Fields Cemetery Entrance Road 2005 Image 122K Aug 2005 Richard Branch
Indian Fields Cemetery View 2005 Image 157K Aug 2005 Richard Branch
Indian Fields, Cemetery Sign Image 37K Nov 2006 Katie Platte
Adams, Abigail Image 38K Nov 2006 Katie Platte
Bacon, John And Sarah Image 216K Aug 2005 Richard Branch
Bender, Ira Image 38K Nov 2006 Katie Platte
Blodgett, Lucy Image 31K Nov 2006 Katie Platte
Blodgett, O. Melville And Anna Image 68K Aug 2005 Richard Branch
Buck, Charles & Maria Image 165.8 K Aug 2005 Richard Branch
Carpenter, Pruie A. Image 58K Aug 2005 Richard Branch
Chaffee, T. J. And Rebecca Image 224K Aug 2005 Richard Branch
Clark, Emma Image 39K Nov 2006 Katie Platte
Cohn, Morris Image 44K Nov 2006 Katie Platte
Cooper, Mary Image 39K Nov 2006 Katie Platte
Downey, C Image 131K Aug 2005 Richard Branch
Downey, Francis Image 151K Aug 2005 Richard Branch
Downey, Wm. Image 202K Aug 2005 Richard Branch
Eastwood, Charles W. - Close Up Image 44K Nov 2006 Katie Platte
Eastwood, Charles W. - Full View Image 32K Nov 2006 Katie Platte
Estes, Eleanor Irene Image 36K Aug 2005 Richard Branch
Estes, Fred C. And Alice Image 41K Aug 2005 Richard Branch
Fornoff, Elizabeth Image 30K Nov 2006 Katie Platte
French, Enoch And Electra Image 146K Aug 2005 Richard Branch
French, Richmond And Cora Day Image 269K Aug 2005 Richard Branch
Gilbert, Family Monument Image 30K Nov 2006 Katie Platte
Gilbert, S. M. Image 37K Nov 2006 Katie Platte
Graham, Joseph Bonaparte And L. Maria Image 254K Aug 2005 Richard Branch
Hallock, Ann L. Image 72K Aug 2005 Richard Branch
Hambright, Maurice H. And Esther G. Image 196K Aug 2005 Richard Branch
Harrison, Eli Image 36K Nov 2006 Katie Platte
Harrison, Julia Image 47K Nov 2006 Katie Platte
Hastings, Jonathan Image 42K Nov 2006 Katie Platte
Hawkins, Eveline And Jesse Image 120K Aug 2005 Richard Branch
Hawkins, Frank W. Image 35K Nov 2006 Katie Platte
Hawkins, Frank And John Image 162K Aug 2005 Richard Branch
Hawkins, Jesse B. Image 42K Nov 2006 Katie Platte
Henika, Ruth A. Image 37K Nov 2006 Katie Platte
Henshaw, Orlow C. Image 232K Aug 2005 Richard Branch
Jackson, H. Clair & Josephine Wing Image 48K Nov 2006 Katie Platte
Lamphere, Harry H. And Adaline A. Image 165K Aug 2005 Richard Branch
Law, Persephine Image 32K Nov 2006 Katie Platte
Lee, Lois Image 39K Nov 2006 Katie Platte
McGee, Margaret Image 24K Nov 2006 Katie Platte
Milham, Family Marker Image 294K Aug 2005 Richard Branch
Milham, Frank & Cora Image 199K Aug 2005 Richard Branch
Milham, Libbie Image 243K Aug 2005 Richard Branch
Milham, Richard Image 241K Aug 2005 Richard Branch
Moon, Nettie Image 37K Nov 2006 Katie Platte
Moon, William Image 39K Nov 2006 Katie Platte
Moore, John Image 40K Nov 2006 Katie Platte
Oliver, George G. Image 36K Nov 2006 Katie Platte
Oliver, Rachel L. Image 37K Nov 2006 Katie Platte
Oliver, Sarah L. Image 37K Nov 2006 Katie Platte
Osborn, Alonson & Priscilla Image 203K Aug 2005 Richard Branch
Sherwood, Seth H. Image 35K Nov 2006 Katie Platte
Smith, Daniel Image 57K Nov 2006 Katie Platte
Smith, Daniel M. Image 262K Aug 2005 Richard Branch
Smith, Emily Image 41K Nov 2006 Katie Platte
Stork, Elizabeth Image 35K Nov 2006 Katie Platte
Sweetland, Byron And Mae Image 56K Aug 2005 Richard Branch
Sykes, Carrie Image 42K Nov 2006 Katie Platte
Sykes, Mary C. Image 61K Aug 2005 Richard Branch
Sykes, Richard And Ophelia Image 83K Aug 2005 Richard Branch
Synes, Hannah Image 36K Nov 2006 Katie Platte
Synes, Merilla Image 36K Nov 2006 Katie Platte
Tyrrell, Phebe Image 177K Aug 2005 Richard Branch
Vande Bor, Ryan Image 227K Aug 2005 Richard Branch
Vande Bor, Trena S. Image 207K Aug 2005 Richard Branch
Van Pelt, Chrystal Image 178K Aug 2005 Richard Branch
Van Pelt, Claude C. Image 166K Aug 2005 Richard Branch
Webber, Israel Image 318K Aug 2005 Richard Branch
Zimmerman, Clayton Image 42K Nov 2006 Katie Platte
Zylman, Amos P. & Majorie A. Image 180K Aug 2005 Richard Branch
Zylman, Beverly J. Image 52K Aug 2005 Richard Branch
Zylman, Buddie L. Image 235K Aug 2005 Richard Branch
Zylman, Isaac And Rebecca Image 211K Aug 2005 Richard Branch
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