Washington School or Washington Township School


Washington School was located in Perry Township; it was a grade school.  Washington Township School was located at Bowling Green, obviously in Washington Township.  It included grades one through twelve.

Pictured are students attending Washington School in Perry Township in 1893.

Top Row: Lloyd RECTOR, Albert TURNER, George RECTOR, Otto RECTOR, Emery TURNER, Fred RECTOR, Berlin GREEN, Clara DONHAM, Eliza STARPER.

 Second Row: Robert O. ___, William DONHAM, George H. RECTOR, Forest MILLER, John ROBERTSON, Frank RECTOR, Otto HOLMES, Ross NEES, Fred GREEN, Myrtle JEFFERS, Rilla NEESE,

Third Row:  Bertha HOLMES, Mollie RECTOR, Della RECTOR, Flora NEES, Mabel DONHAM, Alice HARPER (teacher), Sarah DONHAM, Rosie REXROAD Jane …CUP, Angeline JEFFERS, Nora RECTOR.

Fourth Row:  Lulu MODESITT, Nora MODESITT, Lena REXROAD, Minnie MILLMAN, Edith JEFFERS, Elsie JEFFERS, Beulah DONHAM, Lizzie SIEGLIN, Iva TURNER, Pearl JEFFERS, Grace HARPER.  

Fifth Row:  Harry MODESITT, Harry DONHAM, Louis NEES, Ivalu HARPER, Angus JEFFERS, Clara SIEGLIN, Orville JEFFERS, Otis JEFFERS, Herbert GREEN, Alva Donham, ___ RECTOR.

Sixth Row:  Thomas RECTOR, Hubert JEFFERS, Elizabeth JEFFERS, __ola HARPER, Otto GREEN, Clarence JEFFERS, Melvin DONHAM,  Otis NEE__, ___ TURNER, Leroy HARPER, Melvin JEFFERS, and Curtis NEES.

Cemetery Restoration Workshop

8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.     Saturday, September 14, 2019    

           The Clay County Genealogical Society will hold a one-day Cemetery Restoration Workshop on Saturday, September 14, 2019, at the Zion United Church of Christ located in Poland, Indiana, one mile south of Highway 42 on the Poland/Bowling Green Road.

            The morning session will be held in the Zion United Church of Christ basement, which is handicapped accessible.  The session will include information from Jeannie Regan-Dinius of the Indiana Department of Natural Resources, who will explain the Indiana Codes relating to county cemeteries and the responsibilities of local officials.  Her presentation will be followed by instructions from Wayne Langman and Jeff Dickerson on cleaning and repairing cemetery stones.

            The afternoon portion of the workshop will be spent cleaning and repairing stones in the historical section of the Zion United Church of Christ Cemetery.  You may wish to wear or bring work gloves, a hat, sunscreen, and sturdy shoes.  Drinking water will be provided at the cemetery.

            Space is limited; please register before September 1, 2019. The registration fee of $25.00 and will include morning refreshments and a catered lunch with water, tea, and soda.   Registrants will receive a “goodie bag” containing items relating to the workshop.

        If you have any questions, you may visit the Clay County Genealogy Library in Center Point, Indiana, on Monday, Wednesday, or Saturday between 10:00 a.m. and 4:00 p.m. or call 812-835-5005 during the same hours.

       If you wish to attend, fill out the  2019-Cemetery Registration Form and mail it with accompanying check or money order to the address listed.  We are not able to accept credit card,  debit cards, or Pay Pal for payment.

Clay County Indiana