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Morton Cemetery

Barton Township

Gibson County, Indiana

Coordinates:Latitude, 38.2604 N;  Longitude, 87.3589 W
Congressional Location:SE-1/4; SE-1/4; SECTION 12; TOWNSHIP 3S; RANGE 9W
Common Direction.

Travel about 2700 feet north on CR 1100 E, from its intersection with CR 700S.  The gate is now located on the east side of the cemetery, in a wooded area, 1300 feet east across a field from CR 1100E.  Roughly 2 and 1/4 miles east of Mackey.  (Burials are found only in the southeast quarter of the cemetey.)

Last updated  11 Feb 2010

The following list is an attempt to show all known graves, using several different sources. There may be other graves which are unknown due to missing, unreadable, destroyed or broken markers.   Minor updates to Notes & Inscriptions on 11 Feb 2010.  Photographs added 8 Oct 2010.  There may have been other graves that are now unknown due to missing, unreadable, destroyed or broken markers. This cemetery has suffered severe destruction over the years. 
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Surname

Given Name

Birth Date

Death Date

Notes & Inscriptions

Photo#                     Photo

Sect-
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Row

Butcher

John G

25 Dec 1831

8 Jul 1872

Husband of Mary Ann (McCONNELL) BUTCHER.  Married 11 Oct 1859.

(Body relocated to Montgomery Cemetery in Oakland City.)

No headstone found or identified, 8 Oct 2010.

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B

K G

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(Footstone)

No headstone found or identified, 8 Oct 2010.

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Castleberry

Susan

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 --

No headstone found or identified, 8 Oct 2010.

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Castleberry

Infant

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(Child of Susan Castlebery)

No headstone found or identified, 8 Oct 2010.

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Dalrymple

Margaret

1 Jun 1789

21 May 1855

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1852

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Faris

David

1780

1864

Husband of Nancy FARIS.  Son of Robert & Hannah FARIS.  Born in South Carolina.

Aged 84 years.

No headstone found or identified, 8 Oct 2010.

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Faris

George

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No headstone found or identified, 8 Oct 2010.

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Faris

James

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Brother of Melvina FARIS.

No headstone found or identified, 8 Oct 2010.

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Faris

Lucy

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Daughter of Riley & Mary Ann FARIS

No headstone found or identified, 8 Oct 2010.

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Faris

Luther

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Son of Riley & Mary Ann FARIS.

No headstone found or identified, 8 Oct 2010.

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Faris

Mary Ann

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Wife of Riley FARIS.

Aged 48 years.

No headstone found or identified, 8 Oct 2010.

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Faris

Melvina

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Sister of James FARIS

No headstone found or identified, 8 Oct 2010.

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Faris

Moses

abt 1831

abt 1851

Son of David & Nancy FARIS.

Aged 20 years.

No headstone found or identified, 8 Oct 2010.

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Faris

Nancy

1785

1860

Wife of David FARIS.  Born in South Carolina.

Aged 75 years.

No headstone found or identified, 8 Oct 2010.

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Faris

Riley

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Husband of Mary Ann FARIS.

Aged 45 years.

No headstone found or identified, 8 Oct 2010.

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Faris

Robert

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 --

 Aged 35 yrs.

No headstone found or identified, 8 Oct 2010.

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Faris

William

 --

 --

 Aged 22 yrs.

No headstone found or identified, 8 Oct 2010.

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Fields

Jane

 --

 --

(Mother of Caroline SOVERCOOL)

No headstone found or identified, 8 Oct 2010.

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Gray

Infant

Apr 1861

22 Jun 1861

Daughter of Reverend Robert & Lucinda. L. GRAY.

Aged 2 mos.

No headstone found or identified, 8 Oct 2010.

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Harbison

Isaiah

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10 Sep 1850

Husband of Margaret D. (McCULLOUGH) HARBISON.  Married 18 Jun 1846.  Son of James & Margaret (McCRORY) HARBISON.  Born in South Carolina

Aged 49 Y. 1 M. 8 D.

1811

1808

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Harbison

Margaret D

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28 Apr 1866

nee McCULLOUGH.  Wife of Isaiah HARBISON.  Married 18 Jun 1846.  Daughter of George, Sr. & Nancy V. McCULLOUGH.  

Aged 41 Y. 10 M. 27 D.

(Cornerstone with initials M H)

1807

1809

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Harper

Adam Brown

2 May 1776

7 Dec 1855

Husband of Katherine (BELL) HARPER.  Married about Jun 1814.  Son of Robert & Margaret (BROWN) HARPER.

(Note:  Top of stone is separated from bottom.)
1853

1832

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Harper

John B

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12 Feb 1847

Husband of Mary “Polly” (O’NEAL) HARPER, married 18 Jun 1836.  Son of Adam R & Katherince (BELL) HARPER.

Aged 33 Y.. 2 M.. 6 d.

(Footstone - J. B. H.).  (Body relocated to General Baptist Church Cemetery in Oakland City.)

1825

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Harper

Katherine

7 Jan 1788

26 Apr 1859

nee BELL.  Wife of Adam Brown HARPER.  Married about Jun 1814.  Daughter of Thomas & Nancy (STEEL) BELL.

1837

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Harper

Margaret

18 May 1755

25 Nov 1841

Wife of Robert HARPER. 

1835

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Harper

William

30 Oct 1786

29 Aug 1854

Husband of Margaret HARPER.

Indiana militia, War of 1812

1824

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Kell

Ellen

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24 Nov 1863

 Aged 72 years.

1850

1847

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Kell

Jane

--

22 Jul 1840

Aged 77 years.

(First person known to be buried in this cemetery)

1813

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Kell

Mary Ann

--

9 Feb 1865

Wife of Mathew KELL.

Aged 82 years.

1842

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Kell

Mathew

14 Jan 1785

1 Jan 1862

Husband of Mary Ann KELL

1839

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McConnell

Ann Maria

6 Nov 1850

25 Jul 1856

5 Yr. 8 M. 19 D.

1815

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McConnell

Martha Jane

 --

 --

 --

No headstone found or identified, 8 Oct 2010.

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McConnell

Nancy Ann

 --

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 --

No headstone found or identified, 8 Oct 2010.

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McConnell

Robert

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5 Feb 1862

Husband of Margaret (THOMPSON) McCONNELL.

Aged 74 yrs.

1844

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McConnell

William F

20 Dec 1830

1 May 1855

Son of Robert & Margaret (THOMPSON) McCONNELL.

24 yYrs. 5 M. 10 Ds.

No headstone found or identified, 8 Oct 2010.

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McCullough

John D

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26 Jul 1852

Son of Francis D & Nancy F (SMITH) McCULLOUGH.

Aged 6 mos. 1 dys.

1817

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McCullough

Samuel

 --

 --

Son of Francis D & Nancy F (SMITH) McCULLOUGH.

No headstone found or identified, 8 Oct 2010.

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Morton

Alexander

 --

 --

Husband of Susan J. (McCONNELL) MORTON.  Son of Thomas & Margaret (BELL) MORTON.  Born in Chester District, South Carolina

No headstone found or identified, 8 Oct 2010.

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Morton

Margaret

abt 1784

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nee BELL.  Wife of Thomas MORTON

No headstone found or identified, 8 Oct 2010.

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Morton

Maria

 --

 --

Daughter of Thomas & Margaret (BELL) MORTON

No headstone found or identified, 8 Oct 2010.

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Morton

Robert

 --

 --

Son of Thomas & Margaret (BELL) MORTON

No headstone found or identified, 8 Oct 2010.

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Morton

Thomas

 abt 1780

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Husband of Margaret (BELL) MORTON.  Born in South Carolina

No headstone found or identified, 8 Oct 2010.

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M

J D

 --

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(Footstone only)

No headstone found or identified, 8 Oct 2010.

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Smith

John E

--

21 Mar 1864

Son of William & Sarah SMITH.

Aged 50 ys. 7 ms. 2 ds.

1820

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Smith

Sarah

3 Dec 1786

7 Mar 1849

Wife of William SMITH

Aged 63 yrs.

(Note:  Footstone is separated from the headstone.)

1822

1814

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Smith

Infant

 --

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Infant child of Aaron & Nancy L. (McCULLOUGH) SMITH

No headstone found or identified, 8 Oct 2010.

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Smith

Infant

 --

 --

Infant child of Aaron & Nancy L. (McCULLOUGH) SMITH

No headstone found or identified, 8 Oct 2010.

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Sovercool

Caroline

 --

 --

nee FIELDS.  Wife of James SOVERCOOL

No headstone found or identified, 8 Oct 2010.

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Steveson

?

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Wife of Jacob STEVENSON.  "Colored"

No headstone found or identified, 8 Oct 2010.

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Burial marked by large rough stones.

1806

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(Broken stones)

1818

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(Footstone - unreadable)

1826

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(Broken stone)

1827

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(Stone with no legible markings)

1828

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(Broken stone)

1829

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(Footstone - no markings)

1830

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(Broken stone)

1831

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(Broken stone)

1833

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(Broken stone)

1834

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(Broken stone)

1845

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(Broken stone)

1846

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Section and Row definitions. 

All one section.  Rows can not be clearly defined due to condition of cemetery.  Several grave depressions have been marked that have no visible headstone.

1860  New gate at southwest corner of cemetery.

1803  Interior view of cemetery.
1804  Interior view of cemetery.
1805  View from southeast corner of cemetery.