Sauktown Cemetery

Wills Township

150 N between 875 E and 925 E

LaPorte County, Indiana

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Updated on September 4, 2015

Thanks to Jean Lempke Caddy  and Ruth Lempke Judson for their recent information.

Overview of Cemetery

Our thanks to Brenda Horton who supplied many of the photos for this site. Please note that due to identity theft, I do not list
preneed stones on site.
The listing below is a combination of several readings that were done. That is why you will see contradicting numbers in some instances.
Would be happy to hear from those of you who have information on this cemetery or the families of LaPorte County.
Contact Deanna West at
John Cuson is the Sauktown Cemetery Association President.

Sauktown Cemetery Tour 2010

October 26 2002 - Civil War Enactment Group & American Legion honor fallen comrad.

Additional Information

Charles Rufus Allsop - Born St. Joseph County, IN in 1851 to William and Louise Allsop. He died 20 October 1899 at Mill Creek,
La Porte County, IN. He married Nancy Ellen Brown 8 April 1874 in La Porte County.

Reed and Wiltfong families - for more Information contributed in part by: Brenda Horton at:
please view our biography pages at:  Biographies

Carson Siddles, misspelled in the Pleasant twp 1860 Taken the 9th day of June, census as Siddler. Carson is 43 years of age coming out of New York.
His wife Catherine is 40. Children are John A. 17, James P 15, Ophelia 12, Emma 2
John A. Siddles (LaPorte Co.) will enlist as a Private on 31 Aug 1862 into Co. G 87th Inf. Reg. Ind.Civil War.
He died as a prisoner of war on 29 November 1864 in Danville, VA.

Reuben Hill
Herald Chronicle: La Porte, Indiana, Thursday 9 December 1886

An Entire Family Killed
Tuesday afternoon while Reuben Hill, two of his daughters and two sons were attempting to cross the Grand Trunk at Mill Creek,
the limited express going west struck the wagon between the forward and hind wheels, demolishing it, killing Mr. Hill and his sons and
one daughter and injuring the other daughter so badly that she died about nine p.m. The bodies were dreadfully mangled.
The girl that was not instantly killed had the back of her head mashed to a jelly and her breast was crushed. When taken up she was unconscious. 
The accident is attributed to the fact that that some freight cars which were standing on the track prevented Mr. Hill from seeing the approaching train,
which was the limited express going at the rate of fifty-five miles an hour. Witnesses of the accident testified before the Coroner
that no warning was given by the engineer. Mr. Hill was a widower and was about fifty-five years of age. One daughter was aged seven
and the other nine years. The sons were fifteen and seventeen respectively. The party were on their way to Walkerton where two
of Mr. Hillís married daughters reside. Deputy Coroner Annis was conveyed to the scene by Constable Walker to whom we are indebted
for the above facts. The Constable has subpoenaed by telegraph the conductor, engineer and fireman of the train who are at Battle Creek,
directing them to report here forth with as witnesses.

Sauktown obituaries

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