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Cemetery Records with photographs of headstones.


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Francisco I.O.O.F. Cemetery

Center Township

Gibson County, Indiana

Coordinates:

Latitude, 38.3290 N;  Longitude, -87.4510 W

Congressional Location:

SW-1/4; NE-1/4; SECTION 19; TOWNSHIP 2S; RANGE 9W

Common Directions:

Located on the west side of the south end of Second Street in Francisco.

Last updated

  27 Oct 2017

The prior transcription on this site was updated 19 Apr 2010 by Daniel L Elliott.  There likely are unmarked graves plus a few unknown due to missing, unreadable, destroyed or broken markers.   If you have knowledge of any other graves which may not be shown below, please drop us an e-mail and let us know.   email016.gif (1209 bytes)

                                                                                                                                                                  



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Surname

Given Name

Birth Date

Death Date

Inscriptions & Notes

Photo #                   Photo

Sect-
ion

Row

Bacon

J Seth

1875

1933

Husband of Maude BACON.

1423

C

7

Bacon

Maude

1884

1965

Wife of J Seth BACON.

1423

C

7

Bailey

Amelia E

1883

1968

Wife of Clifford BAILEY 

0772

B

9

Bailey

Anna L

14 Oct 1927

--

Wife of Charles E BAILEY.

1385

C

5

Bailey

Arnold

1911

1931

--

1501

C

9

Bailey

Beulah P

11 Feb 1925

2 Sep 2009

nee STOTT.  Wife of David H BAILEY.  Married 31 Dec 1960.

1551

D

17

Bailey

Charles E

11 Mar 1926

1 Mar 1976

Husband of Anna L BAILEY.

1385

C

5

Bailey

Clifford R

1882

1928

Husband of Amelia BAILEY


(Click here to view obituary.)

0772

B

9

Bailey

David H

17 Apr 1925

18 Mar 2007

Husband of Beulah P (STOTT) BAILEY.  Married 31 Dec 1960.  Son of Homer & mary (OCKERMAN) BAILEY.


TEC 5, US Army, WW II.

(Click here to view obituary.)

1551

1552

D

17

Bailey

Elmor

8 Jan 1916

6 Oct 1920

Son of Clifford R & Amelia BAILEY 

0774

B

9

Bailey

Fern M

9 Apr 1911

19 Aug 2001

"Mother" 

1752

D

2

Bailey

Frances

28 Feb 1922

28 Feb 1922

Daughter of Oscar & Pha BAILEY 

0699

B

6

Bailey

Irmgard

16 May 1922

17 Nov 2003

nee WAGNER.  Wife of Russell L BAILEY. 


Daughter of Otto & Lina (HAUB) WAGNER.

1597

D

13

Bailey

Ivan

14 Jul 1905

30 Mar 1982

"Father"  

1713

D

5

Bailey

James Robert

16 Sep 1929

6 Apr 2001

(Handwritten note attached to funeral home marker.)

Note:  Confrrmed dates using S.S.D.I.

1745

D

3

Bailey

Jerry D

12 Aug 1932

9 Apr 1981

"Dad"


 US Army

1750

1751

D

2

Bailey

Loren

1903

9 Dec 1926

Husband of Nellie M BAILEY.  Son of Clifford & Amelia BAILEY.


Killed in (Francisco) #2 Mine 

0608

1205

B

3

Bailey

Nancy Fern

18 May 1955

20 Oct 2001

Daughter of Russell L & Irmgard BAILEY.

1597

D

13

Bailey

Nellie M

1907

--

Wife of Loren BAILEY.

0608

B

3

Bailey

Oscar

30 Aug 1901

8 Sep 1993

Husband of Pha BAILEY. 

“Father”

0699

B

6

Bailey

Pha

1 Oct 1902

7 Feb 1988

Wife of Oscar BAILEY.  “Mother” 

0699

B

6

Bailey

Russell L

14 Jan 1928

24 Feb 2017

Husband of Irmagard (WAGNER) BAILEY.


Son of Ivan & Fern (BEASLEY) BAILEY.


U. S. Army

  


(Click here to view obituary.)

1597

D

13

Barber

Albert L

1858

1938

--

1493

C

8

Barber

David

1853

1942

Husband of Eliza H BARBER.

"Father" 

1494

C

8

Barber

Eliza H

1871

1949

Wife of David BARBER.

"Mother" 

1494

C

8

Barber

Elizabeth

--

13 Nov 1904

Aged 67 Y’s.

0839

A

3

Barber

Sarah A

6 Feb 1829

10 Feb 1861

Wife of William BARBER 

0865

A

4

Barber

William

28 Nov 1823

6 Feb 1887

Company "A", 58th. Indiana Volunteer Infantry

0864

A

4

Barker

Alga Emma

20 Jun 1887

16 Dec 1914

nee BRADSHAW.  First wife of Cleveland Silas BARKER.

0581

0582

B

2

Barker

Cleveland Silas

13 Dec 1884

9 Feb 1934

Huaband of Alga Emma (BRADSAW) BARKER. 1st.

0581

B

2

Barrera

Jill Ann

7 Aug 1977

5 Sep 2011

nee HARDIN.  Daughter of David & Harriett HARDIN. 


(Click here to view obituary.)



(See also:  Hardin, Jill Ann)

0001  Photo courtesy of Don Hoke

D

17

Bartley

Edward Thomas

25 Feb 1933

10 Sep 2010

Husband of Lillian Rowena (CADELL) BARTLEY.  Married 15 Oct 1955.  Son of Frank T & Carrie (GRAHAM) BARTLEY.


Cpl. US Army, Korea.


1367

1368


D

7

Bartley

Lillian Rowena

20 May 1936

8 Jul 2008

nee CADELL.  Wife of Edward Thomas BARTLEY.  Married 15 Oct 1955.  Daughter of William Clarence & Grace (McPHERSON) CADELL.


(Click here to view obituary.)

1367

D

7

Bartley

Shirley A

20 May 1936

--

Wife of Virgil R BARTLEY. Married 27 May 1955.  

0003

D

?

Bartley

Virgil R

2 Apr 1931

--

Husband of Shirley A BARTLEY.  Married 27 May 1955

0003

D

?

Barton

Charles B

18 Sep 1916

3 Aug 1987

Husband of Emma C BARTON.

1394

C

6

Barton

Emma C

2 Sep 1919

13 May 2004

Wife of Charles B BARTON.

1394

C

6

Barton

James A

24 Mar 1827

16 Mar 1876

Husband of Mary J BARTON.

0971

A

10

Barton

Mary J

17 Nov 1827

19 Dec 1911

Wife of James A BARTON.

0968

A

10

Bass

Emma E

1899

1977

Wife of James L BASS.

1434

C

7

Bass

James L

1899

1954

Husband of Emma E BASS.

1434

C

7

Beach

Clo Ann

28 Jul 1909

6 Feb 1987

Wife of Howard H BEACH.

1527

C

9

Beach

Howard H

29 Apr 1900

4 Sep 1989

Husband of Clo Ann BEACH.

1527

C

9

Beard

Lillian Ruth

18 Aug 1922

9 May 2012

nee BURNS.  Wife of Willard “Bill” BEARD, 1st; and Maruice "Much" GASTON, 2nd.  Daughter of George & Tillie (KRUSE) BURNS. 


(Click here to view obituary.) 


See also Gaston, Lillian Ruth.

1250

C

2

Beard

Willard "Bill"

14 Oct 1916

25 Mar 1969

Husband of Lillian Ruth (BURNS) GASTON BEARD.

1250

C

2

Beasley

Ben.

--

9 Mar 1880

Husband of M. BEASLEY 

Aged 21 yrs. 6 ms.

1050

A

13

Beasley

Bonnie Kaye

8 Nov 1958

--

--

0001

D

17

Beasley

Brade H

1891

1963

Husband of Ella BEALSEY 

1098

A

15

Beasley

Clea

16 Apr 1904

26 Jun 1996

Wife of Virgil T BEASLEY 

1091

A

15

Beasley

Darrell "Buss"

1916

1979

--

1099

A

15

Beasley

Ella

1896

1971

Wife of Brade H BEASLEY 

1098

A

15

Beasley

Francis D

1912

1918

--

0747

B

8

Beasley

Grant B

1883

1944

Husband of Lena A BEASLEY. 


(Click here to view obituary.)

1208

C

1

Beasley

Hardy

11 Oct 1810

23 Feb 1888

Husband of Mary A (REAVIS) BEASLEY.  Married 22 Sep 1857.

1015

A

11

Beasley

Howard Duane "Jingles"

8 Feb 1945

8 May 2013

Husband of Janie (WOOD) BEASLEY.  Married 27 Mar 1970.


Son of Howard & Mabel A (McKINNEY) BEASLEY.


(Click here to view obituary.)

Contributed by Don Hoke.

D

16

Beasley

Infant

--

1922

Infant child of Virgil T & Clea BEASLEY 

1092

A

15

Beasley

Joe A

13 Mar 1938

21 Jun 2005

Husband of Sherry G (BINGHAM) BEASLEY.  Married 21 May 1960.  Son of Oren & Dell (HINKLE) BEASLEY.

(Click here to view obituary.)

1705

D

5

Beasley

John

23 Sep 1819

16 Oct 1903

Husband of Martha E. BEASLEY.

"Our Parents"

0886

0887

A

5

Beasley

Joseph A  "Little"

24 May 1874

26 Aug 1875

Son of L B & P R BEASLEY.

Aged 1 Yr. 3 Mo’s 2 Da’s.

0899

A

5

Beasley

Landers

7 Dec 1823

8 May 1903

--

0949

A

8

Beasley

Lena A

1907

1943

Wife of Grant B BEASLEY.

1208

C

1

Beasley

Martha E

22 Dec 1827

19 Oct 1899

Wife of John BEASLEY.

"Our Parents" 

0885

0887

A

5

Beasley

Mary A

24 Jun 1823

8 Jan 1902

nee REAVIS.  Wife of Hardy BEASLEY.  Married 22 Sep 1857.

1014

A

11

Beasley

Mary Jane

25 Jan 1950

--

nee WOOD.  Wife of Howard Duane "Jingles" BEASLEY.  Married 27 Mar 1970.



Contributed by Don Hoke.

D

16

Beasley

Oren V

1914

1960

--

1174

A

19

Beasley

Samuel

24 Jul 1862

24 Jul 1862

Son of L B & P R BEASLEY.

0888

A

5

Beasley

Sherry G

24 Feb 1941

--

Wife of Joe A BEASLEY.  Married 21 May 1960.

1705

D

5

Beasley

Virgil T

9 Jul 1899

1 Dec 1980

Husband of Clea BEASLEY 

1091

A

15

Beasley

William B

--

9 Feb 1862

Son of John & Martha BEASLEY  14 yrs. 8 mos.

0897

A

5

Beck

Donald Ray

18 Apr 1930

4 Dec 1969

Indiana, Corporal US Army Korea

1237

1238

C

1

Beck

Nannie B

--

25 Sep 1875

Daughter of H ?. & C M BECK 

Aged 10 yrs. 2 mos.

0951

A

9

Beckner

Charles Lester

27 Jun 1941

5 Jun 1995

Husband of Phyllis Jean (WRIGHT) BECKNER.

"Our Daughter, Angela Dawn" 

1638

1639

D

10

Beckner

Harley L

7 Jul 1938

8 Jul 1938

--

0793

B

10

Beckner

Phyllis Jean

6 Apr 1950

1 Oct 2008

nee WRIGHT.  Wife of Charles Lester BECKNER.  Daughter of Lewis & Estella (BROWN) WRIGHT.


"Our Daughter, Angela Dawn" 


(Click here to view obituary.) 

1638

1639

D

10

Belcher

Chester P

19 Jan 1900

16 Aug 1969

Husband of Eloise M BELCHER. 

0683

B

5

Belcher

Chester P , Jr

3 Jul 1931

20 Jun 1997

Husband of Rurth A (BEADLES) BELCHER.  Married 13 Apr 1952 

“Our children:  David R, Mark W, Frances L, Lynne M”

0681

0682

B

5

Belcher

Eloise M

28 Sep 1909

10 Oct 1993

Wife of Chester P BELCHER.

0683

B

5

Belcher

Gay

8 Nov 1903

18 Feb 1910

--

0676

B

5

Belcher

George W

1863

1931

--

0677

B

5

Belcher

Joseph E

30 Jan 1896

21 Jul 1984

Husband of Mary A BELCHER.


Private, US Army, W. W. II

0679

0680

B

5

Belcher

Lucy M

1863

1940

--

0678

B

5

Belcher

Mary A

10 Sep 1904

4 Mar 1969

Wife of Joseph E BELCHER.

0679

B

5

Belcher

Ruth Ann

27 Aug 1933

16 Mar 2000

nee BEADLES.   Wife of Chester P BELCHER, Jr.  Married 13 Apr 1952.

“Our children:  David R, Mark W, Frances L, Lynne M”

0681

0682

B

5

Bell

Dora W

22 Oct 1906

30 Apr 1997

Wife of Walter E BELL.  Married 24 Dec 1928 

1469

C

8

Bell

Vonda Lou

4 Oct 1929

9 Oct 1929

Daughter of W E & D W BELL 

0573

B

1

Bell

Walter E  "Shorty"

6 Oct 1904

21 Dec 1984

Husband of Dora W BELL. 


Private, US Army, W. W. II

1469

1470

C

8

Berger

Edward L

7 Jun 1921

13 Feb 1987

Tec 5, US Army W. W. II

0784

B

10


         Sections and Rows
The cemetery presently is divided into four sections:  A (northeast,) B (northwest,) C (southwest) & D (southeast.)  Rows were numbered starting on the east side in Sections A, B & C and on the west side of Section D.  Another section platted immediately to the north of Section D, contains no visible burials to date.

 
0807  View of Section A from the southwest corner.

0551  View of Section B, looking northwest.

1204  View of Section C, looking southwest.

1564  View of Section D.