Blue River Friends Cemeteries

For information regarding either of the Blue River Friends cemeteries contact Steve Trueblood at 812-883-3042. 

Blue River Hicksite Church Cemetery

The Blue River Hicksite Church Cemetery contains 669 memorials.

Chalkey Albertson, Sr. was the first person buried in this cemetery. Burial date was February 25th 1817. 

The cemetery is located next to the meeting house at 1232 North Quaker Road.  It is 1.7 miles east of Salem and 0.2 miles north of State Road 56 in the country surrounded by farm fields. 

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Blue River Friends Orthodox Church CemeteryBlue River Friends Orthodox Church Cemetery

The Blue River Friends Orthodox Cemetery contains 527 memorials.

The first burials were in the 1830s. Since the Underground Railroad went through the Quaker community, when some of the runaway slaves died, they were buried in this cemetery.

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Honor your family legacy with a donation to assist in the Restoration Efforts of the

Hicksite Meeting House Restoration Project

Please Mail Your Donation to: 

Todd Ewen
2660 East Quaker Road
Salem, IN 47167

Make checks payable to Blue River Friends Church and a notation of Attn: Hicksite Project


Blue River is an Historic Quaker Settlement established in 1815