Jefferson County, Indiana
April 2000 Survey – done by Jackie Owen & Granddaughter Morigan Tuggle
|Lonis||Henry||B.||04 Jun 1870||Age 61y 8m 13d|
|Rodgers||Benjmain||08 Jul 1844||S of Wm. & Mary Ann – Age 2y 4m 17d|
|Rodgers||Eliza||Jane||09 Feb 1841||D of Wm. & Mary Ann – Age 4y 4m 12d|
|Rodgers||James||O.||Co. G. 12th Ind. Inf.|
|Rodgers||Mary||Ann||02 Aug 1869||W of Wm. – Age 57y|
|Rodgers||William||03 Mar 1808||23 Feb 1891|
|Rogers, Jr.||William||24 Jun 1876||Age 26y 1m|
COMMENTS: Located at 6146 E. Lonnis Hill Road, Canaan, IN on the property of Robie Jones.
One stone was found with the only thing readable of “13 days” – assume it must have been all that was left of Henry B. Lonis’ stone. Not sure if the spelling is right, the spelling of the hill is Lonnis.
KEY: SS = Same Stone, W = Wife, S = Son, D = Daughter, y = year(s), m = month(s), d = day(s)
HISTORY: By Robert W. Scott
The DAR transcription (1940s) describes this as being on the Jackson farm, south of Canaan. Jefferson Co. Road maps show a cemetery (presumably this one) in the SE1/4 of Section 35 and south of Lonis Hill Road (also known as Jackson Hill.)
People in the same families varied [the spelling of their surname]. The family for whom the cemetery is named is Rogers in William Rogers estate. In my family at Brushy Fork the husband is Rogers and the wife Rodgers.
Lonis is one of those names that's all over the lot, double n, single n, final i, final e.