Greenwood Cemetery

Michigan Township
153 Tilden Avenue
Phone (219) 873-1521
La Porte County, Indiana

Most recently updated on September 16, 2014 - work in progress


1.  Volume 1. A - M Volume 2. N-Z Compiled by: Gertrude Davison Flotow, INDEX GREENWOOD CEMETERY Burial Books  Approximately 20900 burials are listed in the burial books  Greenwood up to         from the start of January 1950, which will be recorded in this INDEX OF BURIALS, Greenwood Cemetery 1873 - 1950.
2. A partial listing obtained over 10 years ago from actual cemetery records.
3. Donated  burial information from family files and newer obituaries.
4. Calvary Cemetery listing on line  

Other Sources Available:
  Available for purchase is: Old Buryal Ground of Michigan City, IN  Lists all known burials removed from this original cemetery (1835-64) to Greenwood Cemetery. Includes photos of tombstones, news articles of removal and 2003 IPFW archaeological survey report of Old Graveyard. 279 pp - by Patricia Gruse Harris
2.    Graves moved to Greenwood - this is a partial listing of the book above.  and   

The following listing is a combination listing with the above sources noted

Aa to AeAf to AlAm to Ap Ar to AzBaa to BanBap to BazBea to BenBer to Bi
BlBob to BooBor to BouBov to BozBra to BreBro to BruBry to ByrCa
Ce to ClCoCr to CzD' to DaDeDiDoDr to Dy
Ea to EiEk to EmEn to EpEr to Ew

 see revised listing above for  A to  E 
  F    G    Ha    He to Hy    I    J    K    La to Le    Li to Lz    
    N    O    P    Q    R    Sa to Se    Sh   Si to Sl  Sm  Sn to Sp  Sq to St  Su to Sz    T    U    V    W    XYZ

 see revised listing above for  A to  E
   F     Ga to Goe    Gof to GY    Haa to Haz    He to Hi    Ho to Hy  
 I     J     Ka to Ke     Ki to Koh     Koi to Kro     Krs to Kw     La to Lay     Le to Liz    Ll to Lyt     Maa to Maz     Mea to Mill     Milm to My     Mac and Mc   
N     O    Pa to Pe    Pf to Py     Q     Ra to Ri     Ro to Ry     Saa to Schn     Scho to Seh     Sei To Sl     Sm to Sta     Ste to Sz     T     U-V     Wa to Werdin,G    
Werdin, H to Wy    Y     Z

Partial Burial listing by Section
Our Alphabetical listing organized into sections by Tara Anderson

1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8
9 10 11 12 13 14 15 Misc.
U V --- --- --- --- Lutz Vault County
Praying Hand Circle Vet All Wars Circle World War I Circle World War II Circle Babyland Area Calvary Cemetery Islamic Cemetery Sinai Cemetery


Donated Burial Listings & Obituaries     


Thank you from this transcriber, Deanna West, to Mark Tomsheck, Superintendent of Greenwood Cemetery and Janet Tomsheck for their patience and information.
Russell Hapke, MA archaeologist and myself, Deanna West, Greenwood Cemetery historian, will be transcribing earlier and later burials as they become available.

Additional Credits and thank you's mentioned in the:
INDEX GREENWOOD CEMETERY Burial Books 1873 - 1950 - to those who donated their time in transcribing, typing and proofreading the two volumes of burials were:
Cheri Babbitt Jones, Janet Czizek Dolson, Nancy Nichols Irk, Sally Lundmark Janowski, Monica Zeese Nowatzke, Carun Tolchinsky Glossinger, Leona Schmock Minke.
With thanks also to the Reference Department staff of the Michigan City Public Library, LaPorte County Health Department's Lavelda Faull and Bernard Burns,
Superintendent of Greenwood Cemetery (1988) and Marvella Baines and Mary Frances Mitchell.
File Donations Thank you to all those who are helping us extend our Greenwood Cemetery information by donating their family biographies,
obituaries and burial information. If anyone has information on the re-burials from the "Old City Cemetery of Michigan City" or would like to donate obituaries
for burials at Greenwood cemetery, please contact me at:

Please remember, I am doing this on a volunteer basis. It's going to take a very long time to get the almost 40,000 burials for Greenwood Cemetery into the system. Deanna West

History of Greenwood Cemetery:

Greenwood Map

UNKNOWN Names of Internments

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