First Cemetery in Northville, Michigan

Location: Oakwood Cemetery, West Cady Street, one block south of W. Main Street, Northville, Wayne Co., MI 48167

Title: First Cemetery in Northville, Michigan





“Pioneers born in the 1700’s settled the tiny
Northwest Territory village long before its plat as
Town One South Range 8 East. In 1835, Julia Robinson
deeded land to Daniel Cady, William Dunlap and
Elisha Morse, School Directors District No. 2, “To be used as
a Public, free burying ground.” Pioneers rest among
veterans of many wars. Earliest veterans:
William Gregory, American Revolutionary War,
and Caleb Harrington, War of 1812,
are buried here.
National Society Daughters of the American Colonists
Michigan State Society”

Date of Dedication: 8 October 2017