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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

   23 Aug 2016

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

Caddell

Grace Lee

21 Jul 1914

10 Apr 1989

Wife of William Clarence CADDELL.  Married 3 Feb 1933. 

1679

D

7

Caddell

William Clarence

2 Oct 1911

30 Jan 2000

Husband of Grace Lee CADDELL.  Married 3 Feb 1933.

1679

D

7

Camp

Joseph

--

--

--

No headstone found; 13 Apr 2010.

C

9

Caniff

Donna K

25 Jun 1944

7 Dec 1995

--

1621

D

12

Canniff

Arthur W

1903

1924

Son of Floyd & Mary E CANNIFF.

1177

A

20

Canniff

Floyd

9 Sep 1874

19 Jan 1950

Husband of Mary E. (STREET) CANIFF. 


Indiana, Private, 11th Infantry, Spanish American War

1178

1179

A

20

Canniff

Mary E

1881

1970

nee STREET.  Wife of Floyd CANIFF.  (Daughter of Benjamin & Salina STREET) 

1178

A

20

Cantrell

Deva

1881

1957

Second wife of Loren A CANTRELL.

0615

B

3

Cantrell

Loren A

1878

1976

Husband of Mary B. CANTRELL and Deva CANTRELL.

0615

B

3

Cantrell

Mary B

9 Oct 1883

4 Sep 1913

First wife of Loren A CANTRELL 

0616

B

3

Carrell

Ollie T

11 Mar 1896

12 Jan 1975

Husband of Vada A CARRELL.  

“Dad”


Corporal, US Army, W. W. I

1218

1219

C

1

Carrell

Vada A

8 Apr 1898

7 Feb 1971

Wife of Ollie T CARRELL 

“Mother”

1218

C

1

Carter

Adell

20 Jul 1915

10 May 2008

nee HANNAH.  Wife of Robert D CARTER.  Daughter of Jefferson & Olive (SMITH) HANNAH. 


(Click here to view obituary.)

1740

D

3

Carter

David E

10 Mar 1942

--

Husband of Linda Sue CARTER.

?

?

Carter

Linda Sue

22 Sep 1942

--

Wife of David E CARTER.

?

?

Carter

Robert D

16 Apr 1916

6 May 2003

Husband of Adell CARTER.

1740

D

3

Cesar

Anna Marie

1900

1988

Wife of Jacob CESAR. 

1416

C

6

Cesar

Jacob

1898

1953

Husband of Anna Marie CESAR. 

1416

C

6

Cesar

Joseph

4 Aug 1896

4 Dec 1955

--

1415

C

6

Chappell

G Eileen

15 Feb 1919

3 Apr 1985

Wife of John E. CHAPPELL.

“Mother”

1738

D

3

Chappell

Jennie G

1891

1974

--

1403

C

6

Chappell

John E

7 May 1916

23 Nov 1980

Husband of G Eileen CHAPPELL.

“Father”


TEC 4, US Army, WW II.

1739

1737

D

3

Chappell

William Floyd

1881

1955

--

1404

1400

C

6

Chappell

William J

1912

1999

--

1401

C

6

Church

Ema A

27 Sep 1863

13 May 1865

(Stone is now very hard to identify.)

0914

A

6

Clark

David L

13 Aug 1931

8 Feb 2002

Husband of Paula F CLARK.  Married 22 Jun 1956.

“Our children:  Terrie, Wes, J D.

Our grandsons:  Shane, David, Joey.”


Cpl., US Marine Corps., Korea.

1622

1623

D

12

Clark

Mary H

25 Aug 1925

18 Feb 1995

Daughter of William A & Mary M CLARK.

1409

C

6

Clark

Mary M

5 Jun 1888

29 Mar 1967

Wife of William A CLARK.

1409

C

6

Clark

Paula F

13 Apr 1938

--

nee WARNER.  Wife of David L CLARK.  Married 22 Jun 1956.

“Our children:  Terrie, Wes, J D.

Our grandsons:  Shane, David, Joey.”

1622

1623

D

12

Clark

William A

10 Apr 1890

28 Dec 1952

Husband of Mary M CLARK.

1409

C

6

Clay

Emly

--

17 Jan 1885

Aged 45 years.

0838

C

3

Coburn

Frieda M

23 May 1933

6 Oct 2014

nee RODERICK.  Wife of Kenneth W. COBURN.  Married 8 Dec 1951


Daughter of Cecil & Eva Ruth RODERICK.


"Our Children   Ken A., Debra A. & Steven M." 


(Click here to view obituary.)

0090

1646

D

10

Coburn

Kenneth W

17 Nov 1931

12 Nov 1997

Husband of Frieda M (RODERICK) COBURN.   Married 8 Dec 1951.


"Our Children   Ken A., Debra A. & Steven M."


Cpl., US Army, Korea.

0090

1646

D

10

Cochran

Imogene

23 Feb 1905

20 Mar 1925

Daughter of Margaret & Luther COCHRAN 

0710

B

7

Cochran

Pamela Elizabeth
“Millie Elizabeth”

9 Jun 1836

6 Jun 1908

Married 1st to A P McCONNELL on 26 Oct 1853 & 2nd to Charles M COCHRAN on 3 Oct 1867.  (Alternate source gives date of death as 3 Jun 1908) 

0866

0868

A

4

Collins

Billy M

18 Oct 1925

31 Oct 2014

Husband of Frances I COLLINS.  Married 12 Nov 1948. 


Son of William Edward & Fannie Elizabeth (MAXAM) COLLINS.


“Children:  Darvin L., Dennis R. & Harold W.”


US Navy, WW II.



(Click here to view obituary.)

1767

1768

D

1

Collins

Fannie E

1895

1979

-- 

1766

D

1

Collins

Frances I

15 Sep 1926

27 Nov 1998

Wife of Billy M COLLINS.  Married 12 Nov 1948. 

“Children:  Darvin L., Dennis R. & Harold W.” 

1767
1768

D

1

Colvin

Elma

17 Dec 1895

21 Jun 1982

Wife of Wright COLVIN.

1248

C

2

Colvin

Jesse Paul "Butch"

19 Dec 1916

6 Dec 2000

Husband of Mary Helen (McCONNELL) COLVIN.  Married 28 Dec 1940.


MSgt., US Air Force.  Veteran of both W.W. II & the Korean Conflict.

1247

1249

C

2

Colvin

Mary H

17 Mar 1918

5 Sep 2005

nee McCONNELL.  Wife of Jesse Paul “Butch” COLVIN.  Married 28 Dec 1940.  Daughter of John H & AGnes (FITZGERALD) McCONNELL. 


(Click here to view obituary.)

1247

C

2

Colvin

Wright

3 Mar 1895

12 Sep 1977

Husband of Elma COLVIN.

1248

C

2

Conder

Ancil

16 Apr 1911

2 Jul 1988

Husband of Thelma J CONDER.  Married 28 Nov 1936. 

1455

C

7

Conder

Thelma J

6 Jan 1910

10 Aug 1989

Wife of Ancil CONDER.  Married 28 Nov 1936.

1455

C

7

Coomer

Calmer D

25 Feb 1927

15 Apr 1963

Indiana, Private First Class, Company "C", 63rd. Infantry, W. W. II

0696

B

6

Coomer

Eldora White

20 Oct 1889

25 Jul 1929

Wife of Henderson C. COOMER 

"Mother"

0695

B

6

Coomer

Frankie

11 Dec 1914

20 Sep 1915

--

0693

B

6

Coomer

Henderson C

27 Jul 1883

29 Nov 1962

Husband of Eldora White COOMER 

"Father"

0695

B

6

Coomer

Nanna Fay

31 Mar 1916

3 Apr 1916

--

0694

B

6

Cooper

G  Essel, Rev.

1899

1966

Husband of Gertrude M. COOPER 

"God is our refuge and strength"

1139

A

18

Cooper

Gertrude M

1897

1984

Wife of Rev. G Essel COOPER 

"God is our refuge and strength"

1139

A

18

Corne

Zelma E Hume

8 Jul 1898

11 Aug 1991

--

0672

B

5

Cox

Dora McClure

20 May 1868

3 Oct 1918

Wife of Enoch McCLURE, 1st, married 17 Feb 1886; and COX, 2nd.

0967

A

10

Cox

Faryl S

14 Jun 1921

--

Wife of Jack F COX.

1398

C

6

Cox

Jack F

30 Sep 1919

22 Sep 2011

Husband of Faryl S COX.


1st Army, 4th. Infantry Division, W.W. II

1398

C

6

Creamer

Ella

7 Sep 1881

14 Jan 1882

Daughter of J & F CREAMER 

1069

A

13

Creamer

Francis A

8 Nov 1852

30 Mar 1902

--

1093

A

15

Criswell

William  H  H

abt 1834

--

Husband of Matilda CRISWELL.  Son of B H & Rhoda CRISWELL.


Pvt., Company "H", 25th. Indiana Infantry.  Enlisted as resident of Warrick County, Indiana on 19 Aug 1861.  Mustered out on 15 Jul 1865.
 

0983

A

10

Cross

Oscar J  "Little"

--

1854

--

0889

A

5

Crothers

Alzada

--

13 Sep 1879

(Broken stone; very worn.)

0907

A

6

Curless

Freddie W

6 Jul 1925

6 Feb 1985

Son of Raymond R & Ida M CURLESS.

0732

B

8

Curless

Ida M

9 Nov 1903

23 Nov 1991

Wife of Raymond R CURLESS.

0732

B

8

Curless

Raymond R

13 Aug 1893

7 Jan 1928

Husband of Ida M CURLESS.

Indiana, Mech., 34th Infantry, 7th Division, W. W. I

0732

0731

B

8

Curtice

Emily D

1870

1930

Wife of William J CURTICE.

“Mother” 

0758

B

9

Curtice

William J

1870

1936

Husband of Emily D CURTICE.

“Father”

0758

B

9


         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.