Photo courtesy of Gloria Dettleff
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The photo shows the remains of the stones that were probably the Potts and the Shoal Creek Baptist Creek Cemetery, now just stacked on top of each other. This "cemetery" sits in a grassy area which Popeye Lane detours around. At least one stone has been unearthed, so this land was a portion of the original cemetery. A farmer's field abuts the grassy area on the south side, which is to the left of this photo. We were able to glean a few names, but did not attempt to lift/move the larger stones. The congregation later built a church two miles north of Breese in Breese Township (Source: 1881 History of Marion and Clinton Counties).
Jeannie Potts Nolte and Mike Timmermann, St Rose Township Supervisor, moved the stones out of the big pile on 20 Nov 2008 but the chill index prevented photographing all of the stones. There are some photos in the Photo Gallery.