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Providence Cemetery

Barton Township

Gibson County, Indiana

Coordinates:Latitude, 38.2737 N;  Longitude, -87.4415 W
Congressional Location:NE-1/4; NW-1/4; SECTION 8; TOWNSHIP 3S; RANGE 9W
Common Directions:

Located adjacent to Providence Church, on the south side of County Road 550S, at the intersection with County Road 675E; about 3 miles west of Somerville.

Last updated    04 Jul 2016

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.   The original of this list apparently was created in the early 1980's.  Corrections and updates to the old list have been made, newer burials have been added and updates to Notes & Inscriptions have been made.  There may have been other graves that are now unknown due to missing, unreadable, destroyed or broken markers.
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Surname

Given Name

Birth Date

Death Date

Notes & Inscriptions

Photo#                      Photo

Sect-
ion

Row

Skeen

Charles

--

--

--

9383

W

19

Skeen

Jacob C

--

27 Oct 1856

Husband of Susan L SKEEN.

Aged 64 years.

9384

W

19

Skeen

Millard F

13 Aug 1856

4 Oct 1857

Son of Jacob C & Susan E SKEEN 

9385

W

19

Skeen

Rebecca

4 Jul 1805

15 Dec 1845

  --

9381

W

19

Skeen

Susan L

--

?? ??? ????

Wife of Jacob C SKEEN

Aged 44 ys. 4 ms. 21 ds.

(Note:  Date of death is illegible.)

8720

W

4

Skeen

Wilson D

abt 1837

15 Aug 1862

Pvt. Co. F, 24th Inf. Reg., Indiana, Civil War.

Enlisted on 31 Jul 1861 at Vincennes, Indiana, age 24, resident of Vanderburgh County, Indiana.

Died of pneumonia at Regimental Hospital near Helena, Arkansas.


Headstone not found or indentified.
 

?

?

Skelton

?

?

?

Illegible.

8801

W

5

Skelton

?

--

--

(Note:  May be individual marker for James R SKELTON.)

9308

W

16

Skelton

?

?

?

(Note:  In row of burials of the children of James R & Mary Jane (MARTIN) SKELTON)

9310

W

16

Skelton

?y

?? Sep 18?4

?

Daughter of Ralph & Mary SKELTON.

(Note:  Only fragments of the stone can be found.

9235

W

15

Skelton

Ada L

--

24 Mar 1876

Daughter of E V & M J SKELTON 

Aged 6 yrs. 18 dys.

8871

W

6

Skelton

Albert M

1853

1946

Husband of Hannah SKELTON 

8250

C

1

Skelton

Almarinda

--

18 Apr 1871

Wife of John A SKELTON

Aged 36 Y. & 6 D.

8903

W

7

Skelton

Alvar ?

--

20 Mar 1884

Son of Joseph Marion & Rachael Wilson (GOURLEY) SKELTON.

Aged  ? yrs. 6 ms. 26 ds.

9403

W

19

Skelton

Arthur

1887

1976

Husband of Augusta SKELTON 

8085

E

7

Skelton

Arvel J

1911

10 Feb 1994

Son of Joseph A & Minnie A SKELTON.

US Navy, WW II.

“Erected by Donald C and Barbara M SKELTON”

(Note:  On reverse of memorial to Jacob & Ede SKELTON, SR.)

(Note:  Obituary reports he is buried at North View Cemetery in Elberfeld, IN)

9225

W

14

Skelton

Augusta

1890

1968

Wife of Arthur SKELTON 

8085

E

7

Skelton

Barbara M

20 Jan 1938

--

nee RIS.  Wife of Donald Charles THOMPSON. 


Married: 10 Nov 1962. 


Daughter of Fred & Dot RIS.  

3295

3296

C

9

Skelton

Brizzilla

--

12 Feb 1867

Consort of Jacob M. SKELTON

Aged 23 y’s. 5 m’s. 3 d’s.

8902

W

7

Skelton

Charles W

1860

--

Son of James M & Permelia SKELTON 

9173


W

12

Skelton

Christopher

1834

1896

  --

8926

W

8

Skelton

Clarence

--

12 Jul 1882

Son of Joseph Marion & Rachael Wilson (GOURLEY) SKELTON.

Aged 11 ms. 28 ds.

9401

W

19

Skelton

Clarrissa E

--

14 Aug 1884

Daughter of Joseph Marion & Rachael Wilson (GOURLEY) SKELTON.

Aged 1 Yr. 5 Mo. 23 Ds.

9405

W

19

Skelton

Curtis Ray

10 Oct 1960

29 Oct 2014

Husband of Janet Marie (MENY) SKELTON. 


Son of Darrell Ray & Dallas Lorraine (PECK) SKELTON.

0035

0033

E

8

Skelton

Dallas Lorraine

19 May 1937

5 Oct 2011

nee PECK.  Wife of Darrell Ray SKELTON.  Married 25 May 1957.

Daughter of William & Laurena (GERHARDT) PECK.


“Parents of:  Curtis R” 


(Click here to view obituary.)

0297

8118

E

8

Skelton

Darrell Ray

23 Jan 1934

25 Jan 1996

Husband of Dallas (PECK) SKELTON.  Married 25 May 1957.  Son of Howard & Maude (GENTRY) SKELTON.

“Parents of: Curtis R”

0297

8118

E

8

Skelton

Dicy T

5 Nov 1843

26 Jun 1844

Daughter of J W & Salley SKELTON 

9312

W

16

Skelton

Donald Charles

12 Apr 1937

28 May 2015

Husband of Barbara M (RIS) THOMPSON. 


Married: 10 Nov 1962. 


Son of Orvil "Jack" & Lillian (WEISHEIT) SKELTON. 


Pfc., US Army.

3295

3296

C

9

Skelton

Earl

1916

28 Feb 1977

Son of Arthur & Augusta SKELTON 

8085

E

7

Skelton

Ede

--

2 Sep 1842

Wife of Jacob SKELTON, Sr.. 

(Born in Anderson County, South Carolina)

“In the 60th year of her age.”

9224

9221

W

14

Skelton

Elias

7 Dec 1827

31 Dec 1862

“He died for his country and he died for his LORD.”


Pvt., Co. A, 58th Regiment, Ind. Inf.  Enlisted 12 Nov 1861. Mustered out on 31 Dec 1862 at Stones River, Tennessee.

9026

W

10

Skelton

Elias B

18 Feb 1853

19 Feb 1853

Son of Wilson & Elizabeth SKELTON 

9209

W

14

Skelton

Eliza

1847

1923

Wife of Robert A SKELTON 

8774

W

5

Skelton

Elizabeth

--

9 Oct 1858

Wife of Wilson SKELTON

Aged 28 yrs. 11 dys.

9207

W

14

Skelton

Elizabeth B "Lizzie"

1863

1936

nee WILDE.  Wife of Henry Washington SKELTON.

“Mother” 

8237

C

1

Skelton

Emma B

18 Apr 1863

2 Dec 1872

Daughter of Jacob D & Sarah E SKELTON.

8905

W

7

Skelton

Emory S, Jr

--

--

  --

No headstone found or identified, August 2010.

?

?

Skelton

Forrest Eugene “Gene”

1916

1962

Son of Howard H & Maude E SKELTON.

Veterans medalion.

8124

E

8

Skelton

Frederick Wayne

25 Aug 1936

4 Aug 2004

Husband of Jeanette Sue SKELTON.  Married 27 Apr 1968.

7955

E

3

Skelton

George Sidney

19 Mar 1926

3 Apr 2006

Husband of Shirley R  SKELTON.  Son of Joseph & Minnie (BRIDGENBAGE) SKELTON.


Pfc., US Army, WW II.

(Click here to view obituary.)

0050

8462

C

8

Skelton

George T

--

2 Jun 1874

 Aged 1 mo. 24 dys.

No headstone found or identified, August 2010.

?

?

Skelton

Hannah

1853

1939

Wife of Albert Marion SKELTON 

8250

C

1

Skelton

Hardy

--

6 Jan 1860

 Aged 19 yrs. 11 mos.

No headstone found or identified, August 2010.

?

?

Skelton

Henry Washington

1858

1931

Husband of Elizabeth "Lizzie" B (WILDE) SKELTON.

“Father” 

8237

C

1

Skelton

Howard H

1888

1957

Husband of Maude E SKELTON 

8125

E

8

Skelton

Howell

11 Nov 1831

7 Oct 1893

Husband of Susanna “Susan” SKELTON.

Cpl., Co. B, 65th Reg. Ind. Infantry.  Enlisted 18 Aug 1862.  Mustered out 22 Jun 1865.

9192

9193

W

13

Skelton

Infant

--

23 Nov 1868

Daughter of W L & Jane SKELTON 

9441

--

--

Skelton

Infant

--

22 Feb 1876

Daughter of E V & M J SKELTON 

Aged 1 mo. 12 dys

8869

W

6

Skelton

Infant

--

Jan 1854

Son of James R & Mary Jane (MARTIN) SKELTON.

Aged 15 dys.

(Note:  Half of the face of the marker is missing.)

9309

W

16

Skelton

Infant

10 Sep 1850

10 Sep 1850

Son of James R & Mary Jane (MARTIN) SKELTON 

9311

W

16

Skelton

Isaac M

--

22 Mar 1876

Son of E. M. & M. J. SKELTON

Aged 1 yr. 8 mos. 4 dys.

No headstone found or identified, August 2010.

?

?

Skelton

Jacob W

24 Oct 1822

13 Jul 1888

Husband of Sarah A "Sallie" SKELTON.

Pvt., Co. F, 42nd Inf. Reg., Indiana

8820

W

5

Skelton

Jacob, Sr 

--

23 Sep 1853

Husband of Ede SKELTON.  Son of William & Sarah SKELTON. 

“In the 85th year of his age”

Born in Union County, South Carolina

Member of the Indiana Militia and fought in the Battle of Tippecanoe.

9222

9221

W

14

Skelton

James M

2 Jul 1833

3 Oct 1867

Husband of Permelia SKELTON.

1st Lt., Co. B, 65th Inf. Reg., Indiana.



9125

9173

W

12

Skelton

James M

1867

1909

Son of James M & Permelia SKELTON 

9174

W

13

Skelton

James M

--

15 Mar 1882

Aged 9 Ys. 8 Ms. 16 Ds.

9353

W

18

Skelton

James R

29 Jul 1826

12 Jun 1900

Husband of Mary J (MARTIN) SKELTON.  Married 20 Oct 1846. 

9306

W

16

Skelton

James, Sr

7 Sep 1792

26 Dec 1866

Husband of Dysea “Dicy” (REAVIS) SKELTON.  Married 3 Apr 1822.

9176

W

13

Skelton

Jane

16 Feb 1836

3 Jan 1876

Wife of W L SKELTON 

9440

W

20

Skelton

Janet Marie

31 Dec 1960

15 May 2014

nee MENY.  Wife of Curtis Ray SKELTON. 


Daughter of Eugene & Esther MENY.

0032

E

8

Skelton

Jeanette Sue

31 Dec 1940

24 Mar 1991

Wife of Frederick Wayne SKELTON.  Married 27 Apr 1968.

7955

E

3

Skelton

Joel H

22 Oct 1851

26 Aug 1905

Husband of Mary E SKELTON 

9089

W

12

Skelton

John 

--

28 Mar 1862

Aged 21 yrs. 10 mos. 24 dys.

Company "A", 58th. Regiment, Indiana Volunteers.  "Died in the hospital at Louisville, Kentucky"

9152

W

13

Skelton

John E

1871

1944

Husband of Phoebe A. SKELTON.

“Father”

8202

E

10

Skelton

John R

--

Jul 1877

Son of Robert & Eliza SKELTON.

(Note:  Age information is not legible.)

8776

W

5

Skelton

Joseph Marion

1856

26 Nov 1896

Husband of Rachael Wilson (GOURLEY) SKELTON.  Married 16 Oct 1880.

9406

W

19

Skelton

Joseph O

1885

1951

Husband of Minnie SKELTON.

“Father” 

8094

E

7

Skelton

Josiah

1862

1863

Son of James M & Permelia SKELTON 

9173

W

13

Skelton

Katie C

1889

1972

Wife of William R SKELTON 

8241

C

1

Skelton

Landers

--

21 Oct 1899

Aged 21 Y. 5 M. 11 D.

8773

W

5

Skelton

Laurilla

16 Jun 1858

27 Jul 1858

Daughter of Jacob & Sarah SKELTON 

9053

W

11

Skelton

Lemuel

--

16 Oct 1839

Aged  56 yrs.

No headstone found or identified, August 2010.

?

?

Skelton

Levi S

1865

--

Son of James M & Permelia SKELTON 

9173

W

13

Skelton

Lydia J

--

28 Feb 1864

Daughter of William S & Harriet M (HARPER) SKELTON, Jr. 

Aged 9 yrs 1 mo. 16 dys.

8881

W

7

Skelton

Margaret Ann

--

21 Nov 1877

Wife of Elias SKELTON

Aged 27 ys. 10 ms. 25 ds.

9336

W

17

Skelton

Margaret Verlinda

--

30 Aug 1858

Daughter of Wilson & Elizabeth SKELTON

Aged 10 ms. 6 ds.

9208

W

14

Skelton

Marion

7 Nov 1877

17 Jun 1878

Daughter of Jacob & Sarah SKELTON 

8563

C

12

Skelton

Mary “Polly”

--

27 Dec 1854

nee McCLEARY.  Mary "Polly" (McCLEARY) SKELTON.  First wife of Jacob SKELTON.  (Possibly born in Union County, South Carolina)

Aged 55 yrs. 6 mos. 10 dys.

9220

W

14

Skelton

Mary “Polly”

9 Jan 1805

7 Dec 1845

nee BASS.  Wife of Ralph SKELTON 

9233

W

15

Skelton

Mary Ann

10 Aug 1840

16 Dec 1913

Wife of Zachariah SKELTON.

“Mother”

8511

C

10

Skelton

Mary E

18 Sep 1859

17 May 1938

Wife of Joel H SKELTON 

9089

W

12

Skelton

Mary E

--

24 Jul 1864

Daughter of W L & Jane SKELTON

Aged 1 yr. 3 m’s.

9443

W

20

Skelton

Mary J

29 Aug 1826

21 Aug 1910

nee MARTIN.  Wife of James R SKELTON.  Married 20 Oct 1846.

“Mother”

9306

9307

W

16

Skelton

Maude E

1890

1969

Wife of Howard H SKELTON 

8125

E

8

Skelton

Minerva J

15 Jun 1840

26 Jan 1864

Wife of Joseph W SKELTON 

9162

W

13

Skelton

Minnie

1884

1976

Wife of Joseph O SKELTON.

“Mother” 

8094

E

7

Skelton

Nancy

--

6 Jan 1850

Consort of John SKELTON

Aged 19 y’s. 11 m’s.

8900

W

7

Skelton

Naomi E

--

21 Mar 186?

Daughter of W & S J SKELTON

Aged 6 m’s. 24 ds.

9165

W

13

Skelton

Nicy

--

21 Jun 1844

Daughter of J W & Salley SKELTON 

9314

W

16

Skelton

Noresis

21 ??? 18??

3 Nov 18??

Child of Ralph & Margaret SKELTON  ? yrs. 2 dys.

9231

W

15

Skelton

Patty

--

10 Nov 1864

Wife of John SKELTON, Sr.  Aged 57 yrs.

8868

W

6

Skelton

Perlina

16 Nov 1835

6 Mar 1836

Daughter of Ralph & Mary SKELTON 

9232

W

15

Skelton

Permelia

1833

1915

Wife of James M SKELTON 

9173

W

13

Skelton

Phoebe A

1868

1942

Wife of John E SKELTON.

“Mother” 

8203

E

10

Skelton

R S 

 25 Mar 1820

1 Feb 1870

Son of Zachariah and Nancy (SCALES) SKELTON.

Company "C", 63rd. Indiana Infantry. 

 

8906

W

7

Skelton

Rachael Wilson

30 May 1857

5 Mar 1927

nee GOURLEY.  Wife of Joseph Marion SKELTON.  Married 16 Oct 1880.

9406

W

19

Skelton

Ralph

3 Apr 1807

11 Sep 1875

Husband of Mary SKELTON.

Aged 68 Yrs. 5 Ms. 8 Days.

9236

W

15

Skelton

Rebecca

--

7 Mar 1852

Consort of Robert SKELTON

Aged 34 yrs.

9150

W

13

Skelton

Rhoda A

--

16 Apr 1876

Daughter of William & Harriet SKELTON.

Aged  8 ys. 2 ms. 23 ds.

8802

W

5

Skelton

Robert 

--

15 Mar 1853

Consort of Sarah V (ROBERTS) SKELTON.  Son of William & Sarah SKELTON.  Born in Elbert County, Georgia. 

(Member of the Indiana Militia) 

8898

W

7

Skelton

Robert

8 Dec 1811

29 Jul 1855

Husband of Rebecca SKELTON 

9151

W

13

Skelton

Robert A

--

11 Mar 1895

Husband of Eliza SKELTON

Aged 68 y. 3 m. 28 d.

Pvt., 1st Reg., Co. D, Indiana Cavalry.


8775

W

5

Skelton

Robert A

--

30 Sep 1880

Son of William & Harriet SKELTON 

Aged 20 yrs. 9 mos.

8808

W

5

Skelton

Sarah

--

--

nee ROBERTS.  Wife of Robert SKELTON 

No headstone found or identified, August 2010.

?

?

Skelton

Sarah C

9 Dec 1833

6 Jan 1859

Consort of J M SKELTON 

9161

W

13

Skelton

Shirley R

11 Sep 1936

--

Wife of G Sidney SKELTON.

8461

C

8

Skelton

Susanna “Susan”

10 Mar 1829

8 Oct 1892

Wife of Howell SKELTON

9194

9195

W

13

Skelton

Tempy

9 Jun 1844

2 Aug 1845

Daughter of Robert & Rebecca SKELTON.

9149

W

13

Skelton

Walter

11 Feb 1860

7 Jul 1861

Son of Joseph W & Minerva J SKELTON 

9162

W

13

Skelton

William

--

1 Oct 1872

 Aged 47 yrs. 1 m. 6 ds.

8800

W

5

Skelton

William M

--

31 Oct 1862

Son of E & A SKELTON.

Aged (illegible)

9337

W

17

Skelton

William R 

11 Sep 1891

16 Mar 1963

Indiana, Private, 138th. Infantry, WW I.

8241

8242

C

1

Skelton

Willie

10 Sep 1875

6 Jun 1878

Son of Jacob & Sarah SKELTON 

8563

C

12

Skelton

Zachariah

28 Jan 1827

21 Jan 1890

Husband of Mary Ann SKELTON.

“Father”

8512

C

10

Section and Row definitions. 

For purposes of this listing the cemetery was divided into three sections:  East (E,) Center (C) and West (W).  Row were numbered beginning on the east side of each section.  Rows in the older West section are somewhat irregular.
8941
7897
7898 View of the East Section, looking south.
8228  View of the Center Section, looking south.
8576  View of the south half of the West Section, from the southwest corner of church.
  9460 USGS, Bench Mark at nothwest corner of cemetery.