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St. John's Cemetery

Barton Township

Gibson County, Indiana

Coordinates:

Latitude, 38.2290 N;  Longitude, -87.4143 W

Congressional Location:

NE-1/4; NE-1/4; SECTION 28; TOWNSHIP 3S; RANGE 9W

Common Directions:

Located adjacent to Saint John's Church in Buckskin; on CR 880S, about 1/4 mile east of the intersection with SR 57.

Last updated

  28 Nov 2017

Transcribed records by James L "Jim" Harbison (27 Aug 1931 - 7 Nov 2001); photographs, updates and corrections 17 Aug 2010 by Daniel L Elliott.   Notes were supplemented with marriage and census records plus genealogy records. 
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Surname

Given Name

Birth Date

Death Date

Notes & Inscriptions.

Photo#                   Photo

Sect-
ion

Row

Sanders

Eva M

27 Jun 1907

9 Jun 1979

Wife of Harold E SANDERS.

6714

C

3

Sanders

Harold E, Jr

11 Mar 1936

1 Nov 2001

Pfc., US Marine Corps, Korea.

6732

C

4

Sanders

Harold E, Sr

11 Jun 1911

4 Feb 1992

Husband of Eva M SANDERS.

6714

C

3

Sanders

Maria Rene

30 Aug 1825

2 Sep 1884

nee MARGOT. 

Born in Weimar

No headstone found or identified.

--

?

Sasse

Albertine

1867

11 Feb 1961

Daughter of Theodore & Emma (SCHREIBER) SASSE

6772

C

5

Sasse

Annnette

3 Aug 1849

30 Jun 1919

nee BUSKUHL.  Second wife of Theodore SASSE.  Daughter of Friedrich & Minna BUSKUHL.

Born in Germany

6764

C

5

Sasse

Emil

29 Mar 1833

15 Sep 1886

Born Enger, Westphalen, Germany

6847

C

6

Sasse

Emile

30 Oct 1869

30 Jul 1870

Daughter of Theodore & Emma (SCHREIBER) SASSE

6849

C

6

Sasse

Emma

1840

1869

nee SCHREIBER.  First wife of Theodore SASSE.

Born Westphalen, Prussia

6850

C

6

Sasse

Frieda

1877

11 Mar 1965

Daughter of Theodore & Annette (BUSKUHL) SASSE

6770

C

5

Sasse

Louise

1874

15 Jul 1943

 --

6769

C

5

Sasse

Marie

16 Sep 1875

18 Aug 1876

Daughter of Theodore & Annette (BUSKUHL) SASSE

6763

C

5

Sasse

Otto

17 Mar 1881

17 Aug 1881

Son of Theodore & Emma (SCHREIBER) SASSE

6762

C

5

Sasse

Selma

1878

3 Feb 1958

Daughter of Theodore & Emma (SCHREIBER) SASSE

6771

C

5

Sasse

Theodore

31 Mar 1830

3 Apr 1908

Husband of Emma (SCHREIBER) SASSE & Annette (BUSKUHL) SASSE.  Son of Pastor Christian SASSE.

Born Westphalen, Prussia

6848

C

6

Schillinger

Christine

8 May 1804

10 Dec 1883

nee MARTIN. 

Born Baden, Germany

No headstone found or identified.

--

?

Schlosser

Cora A

17 Feb 1876

3 Sep 1962

 --

6882

W

1

Schmett

Ruth Laverne

1930

1973

 --

6707

C

3

Schmidt

Caspar

13 Nov 1838

20 Feb 1920

 --

6871

W

1

Schmidt

Ernest Edward

20 Jul 1932

4 Jul 2002

Husband of Judy SCHMIDT.

US Army.

6967

6968

W

4

Schmidt

Johan L

29 Nov 1825

31 Dec 1880

 --

7000

W

5

Schmidt

Valada E

18 Oct 1908

19 Jun 1993

nee STRUNK.

6902

W

2

Schmitt

Sophia Dorothea

17 Feb 1849

6 Mar 1897

nee LEMME.  Wife of C SCHMITT.

Born in Prussia

6912

W

2

Scholz

--

--

--

(Note:  No visible marking other than the surname on base of monument!)

6759

C

4

Scholz

Carolina H

13 May 1865

5 Jan 1941

nee BUCK.  Wife of Henry C. SCHOLZ.  Married 20 Nov 1889.

“Mother”

6678

C

2

Scholz

Darwin

11 Jul 1931

11 Jul 1931

Son of Fred C & Gertrude SCHOLZ

6603

C

1

Scholz

Esther D

26 Jan 1902

4 Aug 1902

Daughter of Henry C & Carolina H SCHOLZ.

6601

6602

C

1

Scholz

Fred C

16 Mar 1898

5 Jun 1998

Husband of Gertrude SCHOLZ.

6594

E

4

Scholz

Gertrude

1899

1972

Wife of Fred C SCHOLZ

6594

E

4

Scholz

Henry C

9 Feb 1865

14 Mar 1927

Husband of Carolina H. (BUCK) SCHOLZ.  Married 20 Nov 1889.

“Father”

6678

C

2

Scholz

Johann Carl Wilhelm

28 Sep 1823

9 Feb 1898

Husband of Maria Elisabeth (VOGEL) SCHOLZ.

Born Schlesien, Germany

No headstone found or identified.

--

?

Scholz

Maria Elisabeth

18 Jan 1830

21 Dec 1881

nee VOGEL.  Wife of Johann Carl Wilhelm SCHOLZ.

Born Rheinbaiern, Germany

No headstone found or identified.

--

?

Scholz

Marilyn L

10 Oct 1936

23 Jun 2001

Wife of Reuben W SCHOLZ.  Married 9 Jun 1962.

“Sons:  Gregory D, Dack W”

“Grandsons:  Jesse F, Jake D”

6564

6565

E

3

Scholz

Reuben W

15 Feb 1935

--

Husband of Marilyn L SCHOLZ.  Married 9 Jun 1962.

“Sons:  Gregory D, Dack W”

“Grandsons:  Jesse F, Jake D”

6564

6565

E

3

Scholz

Susanne Phillippine

24 May 1861

26 Dec 1881

Daughter of Maria Elisabeth SCHOLZ

No headstone found or identified.

--

?

Scholz

Wilhelmine E

27 Nov 1890

28 Feb 1892

Daughter of Henry C & Carolina L SCHULZ.

6679

C

2

Schreiber

Emma

17 Feb 1846

22 Dec 1872

nee KNOLE.  Wife of Eduard.

Born Minden, Prussia

No headstone found or identified.

--

?

Schultz

Charles 

--

--

Pvt., Co. E, 26th. Indiana Infantry

6760

C

4

Schumacher

Albert J

1908

1965

Husband of Mary M (MARVEL) SCHUMACHER ESAREY. 


Married 9 Jan 1948.

3195

E

4

Schumacher - Esarey

Mary M

21 Oct 1927

12 Oct 2015

nee MARVELL.  Wife of Albert J SCHUMACHER, 1st, married 9 Jan 1948; and Ellsworth ESAREY, 2nd. 


Daughter of Eldon & Nora (SPEIGHT) MARVELL. 


(Click here to view obituary.)  


See also:  Esarey, Mary M.

3195

E

4

Schwerdtfeger

Emma A

29 Jun 1879

4 Jul 1945

nee STREHL.  Wife of Fred W SCHWERDTFEGER.  Daughter of Frank & Mary STREHL

6819

C

6

Schwerdtfeger

Fred W

1879

1962

Husband  Emma A (STREHL) SCHWERDTFEGER

6819

C

6

Schwerdtfeger

Lillian

5 Feb 1920

8 May 1989

 --

6789

C

5

Siekman

Clifford William

22 Sep 1912

6 May 1940

 --

6879

W

1

Siekman

Gary W

24 Apr 1940

17 Feb 2016

Husband of Gwendlyn J "Gwen" (CORN) SEIKMAN. 


Married:  12 May 1961.


Son of Ivan Wendell & Irene Ida (BESING) SIEKMAN.   


Our Children: Tracy Ann; Stacey Lynn. 


Our Grandchildren:  Grace Kathryn; Eva Joan.


(Click here to view obituary.)

3188

3189

E

4

Siekman

Gwendlyn J "Gwen"

7 Apr 1942

--

nee CORN.  Wife of Gary W  SEIKMAN. 


Married:  12 May 1961.


Our Children: Tracy Ann; Stacey Lynn. 


Our Grandchildren:  Grace Kathryn; Eva Joan.

3188

3189

E

4

Siekman

Irene Ida

30 Nov 1917

30 Oct 2011

nee BESING.  Wife of Ivan Wendell SIEKMAN.


Daughter of Elmer & Tina (STEEL) BUSING. 


(Click here to view obituary.)

6533

E

2

Siekman

Ivan Wendell

12 Jun 1912

28 Nov 1989

Husband of Irene Ida (BESING) SIEKMAN.


Son of Ivan & Alma (McCULLOUGH) SIEKMAN

6533

E

2

Siekman

Mary Corinne

13 Jan 1943

--

nee DOERNER.  Wife of Terry Wayne SIEKMAN.  Married 15 Jun 1962.

“Our Sons:  Gregory Wayne & Jeffrey Scott”

“Our Grandchildren:  Kyle Wayne, Ryan Scott, Tyler Gregory”

6576

6577

E

4

Siekman

Pamela M

18 Jan 1953

--

Wife of Randall Lee SIEKMAN.  Married 19 Jul 1975.


“Our Daughter:  Lisa Marie”


“Our Grandchildren:  Miles Glenn, Zoe Renee”

0637

0640

C

1

Siekman

Randall Lee

7 Sep 1948

--

Husband of Pamela M SIEKMAN.  Married 19 Jul 1975.


“Our Daughter:  Lisa Marie”


“Our Grandchildren:  Miles Glenn, Zoe Renee”


US Army, Vietnam.

0637

0640

0639

C

1

Siekman

Terry Wayne

4 Apr 1943

29 Apr 2000

Husband of Mary Corinne (DOERNER) SIEKMAN.


Married 15 Jun 1962.


“Our Sons:  Gregory Wayne & Jeffrey Scott”

“Our Grandchildren:  Kyle Wayne, Ryan Scott, Tyler Gregory”

6576

6577

E

4

Sizemore

Morris B "Tiny"

11 Oct 1920

9 May 2005

--

6965

W

3

Skelton

Mary L

25 Sep 1889

20 Oct 1890

Daughter of H W & B E SKELTON.

Aged 1 Yr. 25 ds.

6949

W

3

Sloan

Valada C

28 Feb 1927

--

--

6720

C

3

Smith

Cornelius B, Jr

29 Aug 1925

21 Mar 1988

Husband of Elsie Marie (BOEDEKER) SMITH. 


Married 1 Jun 1947.


“Our Sons:  Rick and Rex”


Cpl., US Marine Corps, WW  II.

6590

6591

E

4

Smith

Elsie Marie

1 Feb 1925

27 Nov 2017

nee BOEDEKER.  Wife of Cornelius B. SMITH, Jr. 


Married 1 Jun 1947.


Daughter of Henry & Sophie (JEIDE) BOEDEKER.


“Our Sons:  Rick and Rex” 


(Click here to view obituary.)

6590

6591

E

4

Smith

George H

1888

1937

Husband of Myrtle SMITH.

“Husband”

6878

W

1

Smith

Myrtle L

1895

1937

Wife of George H SMITH.

“Wife”

6877

W

1

Speicher

Amil P

1910

1992

“Brother” of Lyda L SPEICHER.

6793

C

5

Speicher

Carrie

21 May 1880

Dec 1968

Wife of Henry SPEICHER

6802

C

6

Speicher

Glenda L

27 Dec 1939

--

nee SNYDER.  Wife of Royce Veloris SPEICHER.  Married 13 Aug 1960. 


Parents of Bradley & Tarah.

0006

C

6

Speicher

Henry

1878

1954

Husband of Carrie SPEICHER

6802

C

6

Speicher

John

1884

1964

Husband of Lula SPEICHER.  Married 8 Oct 1913.

6589

E

4

Speicher

Lula

1893

1976

Wife of John SPEICHER.  Married 8 Oct 1913

6589

E

4

Speicher

Lyda L

1904

1986

"Sister" of Amil P SPEICHER.

6793

C

5

Speicher

Norman Eugene “Gene”

31 Jan 1938

--

Husband of Patricia “Pat” (YOUNG) SPEICHER. 


Son of Norman John & Pearl Louise (WILKISON) SPEICHER.


“Children of Gene:  Kim, Mike, McKayla, Ralph-Toby”

“Our Children:  Chad – Stephanie”

6520

6521

E

1

Speicher

Norman John

6 Jul 1914

13 Apr 2003

Husband of Pearl Louise (WILKISON) SPEICHER.  Married 19 Feb 1935.

“Father”


“Our Children:  Pearl, Lavonne & Norman Eugene.”

6588

E

4

Speicher

Patricia “Pat”

30 May 1938

27 Nov 1997

nee YOUNG.  Wife of Norman Eugene “Gene” SPEICHER.  Married 19 Apr 1975.


“Children of Pat:  Greg, Jeff, Bryan, Laurie, Jodi”

“Our Children:  Chad – Stephanie”

6520

6521

E

1

Speicher

Pearl Louise

25 Mar 1914

29 Jul 1997

nee WILKISON.  Wife of Norman John SPEICHER.  Married 19 Feb 1935.


“Father”


“Our Children:  Pearl, Lavonne & Norman Eugene.”

6588

E

4

Speicher

Royce Veloris

22 May 1932

7 Jan 2014

Husband of Glenda L (SNYDER) SPEICHER.  Married 13 Aug 1960.   


Son of John & Lula (SELTZER) SPEICHER.


Parents of Bradley & Tarah.


Cpl., US Army, MP

.

0006

0007


C

6

Spiker

John

28 Apr 1840

29 Dec 1896

Husband of Margaret (FRITZ) SPIKER.

Born Trier, Germany.

Co. A, 22nd Reg. Ind. Vol.

6838

C

6

Spiker

Margaret

5 Dec 1843

3 Oct 1911

nee FRITZ.  Wife of John SPIKER.

6837

C

6

Steel

Clara E

22 Aug 1892

19 Jul 1923

nee WILD.  Wife of Henry STEEL

6870

W

1

Stoffel

Arthur

1888

1973

Husband of Cora (BUSING) STOFFEL.  Son of Christoph & Louise STOFFEL.

6756

C

4

Stoffel

Christoph C

23 Mar 1845

7 Apr 1895

Husband of Louise C STOFFEL.

Born Lothringen, Germany

6757

C

4

Stoffel

Cora

1891

1956

nee BUSING.  Wife of Arthur STOFFEL

6756

C

4

Stoffel

Frances C

27 Aug 1921

10 Nov 2017

nee MEIER.  Wife of Norman D STOFFEL. 


Married 30 Mar 1950


Daughter of Frederick William Benjamin & Frieda Augusta (SCHOLTZ) MEIER.


“Our Sons:  Steven N, Gary L, Larry A”

“Our Grandchildren:  Jason, Ashley, Pamela, Cynthia, Julie, Chris, Jessica”


(Click here to view obituary.)

6547

6548

E

2

Stoffel

Frank C

26 Sep 1881

20 Jan 1883

Son of Christoph  C & Louise C STOFFEL

6935

W

3

Stoffel

Louise C

21 Mar 1853

29 Jul 1937

Wife of Christoph C  STOFFEL

6757

C

4

Stoffel

Norman D

7 Jun 1916

2 Aug 2004

Husband of Frances (MEIER) C STOFFEL.


Married 30 Mar 1950


Son of Arthur & Cora (BUSING) STOFFEL.


“Our Sons:  Steven N, Gary L, Larry A”

“Our Grandchildren:  Jason, Ashley, Pamela, Cynthia, Julie, Chris, Jessica”

S Sgt., Co. I, 29th Inf, European Theatre, US Army, WW II.



(Click here to view obituary.)

6547

6548

6549

E

2

Strottman

Infant

10 Jul 1870

23 Sep 1870

Son of Heinrich & Wilhelmine STROTTMAN

No headstone found or identified.

--

?

Sunderman

Anna M

6 Feb 1897

10 Sep 1897

 --

No headstone found or identified.

W

?

Sunderman

Edward

29 Aug 1897

5 Sep 1897

Son of Bernhard & Wilhelmine SUNDERMAN

6973

W

4

Section and Row definitions. 

Three sections:  East (E,) Center (C) and West (W.)  Rows were numbered starting on the east side of each section.

7850 

6512  East (E) Section

6639  Center (C) Section

7004  West (W) Section.