Tucker Cemetery
Carsonville, Sanilac County, Michigan

Cemetery: Tucker Cemetery
Other:
Sign: No
Street: Ruth Road
City: Carsonville
Township: Bridgehampton
County: Sanilac
State: MI
Nation: USA
Zip:
Status: Abandoned
Size: Small
Directions: 4 miles south of Deckerville on Ruth Road, SE corner of Snover Road
Type: Road-public
Location: Rural-woods
Terrain: Level
Watersource: No
Features: tree covered area
Land Type: Public
Access: Open
Enclosure: None
Gate: None
Established: 1860s
Gravestones: 80
Oldest: 1860s
Newest: 1920x
Removed: Unknown
Relocated: No
Repairs: Unsure
Methods:
Restoration: Yes
Association: No
Records: Unsure
Inventory: Unsure
Records location:
Landscaping: No
Paths: No
Trees: No
Crypts: No
Fencing: No
Walkways: No
Brickwork: No
Ironwork: No
Sculpture: No
Fountains: No
Roads: No
Buildings: No
Cement: Unsure
Granite: Yes
Marble: Yes
Native Stone: Unsure
Slate: Unsure
Other Stone: Unsure
Wood: Unsure
Materials: Unsure
Architectural: Unsure
Angels: Unsure
Draperies: Unsure
Fraternal: Unsure
Hands: Unsure
Lambs: Unsure
Monograms: Unsure
Plants: Unsure
Photos: Unsure
Religious: Unsure
Scrollwork: Yes
Urns: Unsure
Other Carvings: Yes
Condition: Cemetery vandalized
Unmarked: Yes
Broken: Yes
Toppled: Yes
Disintegrating: Yes
Buried: Yes
Weather problems: Unknown
Pollution problems: No
Vandalized: Yes
Police report: Yes
VA: Gravestones-Overturned
VA: Gravestones-Broken
Overgrowth: Gravestones-Damaging
Vegetation: Trees
Vegetation: Ground-Cover
Vegetation: Vines
Drainage: Good
Problem: Apathy
Owner: Cemetery
Use:
Bordering: Agricultural
Change: Same
Reason:
Visited: Rarely
Archeology: No
Habitat: No
Contacted: Bridgehampton Township Board

Surnames

Anderson Baer Bombard Bopra Bowling Bradley Bice Brown Cook Currie Doan Eisinger Ennest Fletcher Foster Fisher Fountain Godfrey Kenny Kidd Kreiner Lawther London Maxon Phillips Nichol Raysin Smith Samson Swartz Tucker Watts Warner Williamson Young

Other Information

Several descendents of those interned in the cemetery have written letters, made phone calls, and met with township officials and expressing a willingness to share the burden of maintenance. Early attempts to have the cemetery protected go back to the 1960s.

Support

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name: Bob Nichol
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Date: April 3, 2002