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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

   30 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

Davidson

Beatrice

15 Jul 1896

3 Dec 1982

Wife of Jesse W DAVIDSON.  Married 24 Apr 1922.

1544

C

10

Davidson

Jesse W

4 Oct 1895

10 May 1980

Husband of Beatrice DAVIDSON.   Married 24 Apr 1922 

1544

C

10

Davidson

Lani Marie

31 May 1991

2 Jun 1991

--

1652

D

9

Davis

Albert W

31 Jul 1924

23 Sep 1987

Husband of Laura Ella DAVIS.  Married 13 Sep 1947 

1684

D

7

Davis

Audie B

24 Jan 1889

3 May 1976

--

0623

B

3

Davis

Bennie

26 Nov 1866

4 Jan 1968

Son of Sardius R & Priscilla D DAVIS.

1165

A

19

Davis

Conrad William "Coonie

9 Apr 1912

15 Oct 1993

Husband of Mary Irene (SNOW) DAVIS.  Married 3 Oct 1936 

1665

D

9

Davis

Edward E

23 Dec 1938

27 Apr 2009

--

1608

D

13

Davis

Esther “Dink”

28 Apr 1928

26 Sep 2004

“Our beloved Mother, also father and teacher”

“Mother of Glenna & Rod.

Grandmother of Anda, Dustin & Devin”

1223

1224

C

1

Davis

Frank

28 Mar 1873

2 Sep 1875

Son of Sardius R & Priscilla D DAVIS.

1161

A

19

Davis

Fred “Jack”

21 Apr 1940

27 Jun 2003

“Dad”

“Father of:  Jackie, Jeff”

1609

1610

D

13

Davis

George W

--

1 Apr 1884

Aged 46 y. 3 m. 1 day.


Company "B", 58th. Indiana Infantry
 

1011

1010

A

11

Davis

Isaac N

14 Mar 1876

8 Oct 1948

--

0624

B

3

Davis

Jack L

1930

1967

--

1222

C

1

Davis

Jesse

7 Aug 1876

24 Aug 1877

Son of Sardius R & Priscilla D DAVIS.

1162

B

19

Davis

Laura Ella

7 May 1929

7 Dec 1985

Wife of Albert W DAVIS.  Married 13 Sep 1947

1684

D

7

Davis

Leweldo E

6 May 1863

7 Dec 1885

Child of Sardius R & Priscilla D DAVIS.

1163

A

19

Davis

Mary Irene

24 Jul 1918

30 Apr 1998

nee SNOW.  Wife of Conrad W. DAVIS.  Married 3 Oct 1936 

1665

D

9

Davis

Nancy

23 Jul 1840

9 Sep 1905

--

1012

A

11

Davis

Oletha

31 Jan 1864

25 Jan 1934

Wife of Stacy DAVIS.

0626

B

3

Davis

Priscilla D

12 Feb 1846

9 Apr 1917

Wife of Sardius R DAVIS.

“Mother”

1158

1159

A

19

Davis

Ray E

--

4 Nov 1896

Son of S & O DAVIS.

Age 6 Y. 4 M. 12 D.

0963

A

9

Davis

Roula

28 Nov 1870

29 Jul 1873

Child of Sardius R & Priscilla D DAVIS.

1164

A

19

Davis

Sardius R

5 Dec 1840

25 Apr 1927

Husband of Priscilla D DAVIS.

“Father”


Company "G", 145th. Indiana Volunteers
 

1158

1160

A

19

Davis

Stacy

20 Jul 1862

16 Mar 1908

Husband of Oletha DAVIS.

0626

B

3

Day

Alzada

--

29 Dec 1878

Son of James Andrew & Cassandra (WOODS) DAY. 

0827

A

2

Day

David

--

?? May 1875

Son of James Andrew & Cassandra (WOODS) DAY. 

0829

A

2

Day

Infant

--

15 Aug 1868

Child of James Andrew & Cassandra (WOODS) DAY. 

0828

A

2

Day

Infant

--

5 Oct 1870

Daughter of James Andrew & Cassandra (WOODS) DAY. 

0830

A

2

De Jarnett

Glen

15 Aug 1897

6 May 1943

Husband of Opha M De JARNETT.

1426

C

7

De Jarnett

Opha M

3 Dec 1898

21 Jan 1970

Wife of Opha M De JARNETT.

1426

C

7

DeBord

Bertha M

27 Oct 1893

22 Jul 1975

Wife of Luther A DeBORD.

1442

C

7

DeBord

Charles K

25 Oct 1915

16 May 1957

Husband of Margaret E DeBORD.



1441

C

7

DeBord

Harvey

10 Sep 1909

31 Mar 1991

Husband of Ruth DeBORD.  Married 17 Apr 1926 

1280

C

2

DeBord

James E

1928

1943

"Our Beloved Son" 

1279

C

2

DeBord

James L

14 Jan 1865

4 Jan 1945

Husband of Mary A DeBORD.

1209

C

1

DeBord

John Franklin “Sandy

4 Mar 1887

7 Aug 1960

Husband of Mary Lillian “Lillie” DeBORD.

1271

C

2

DeBord

Luther A

29 Jun 1893

27 Jan 1966

Husband of Bertha M DeBORD.

1442

C

7

DeBord

Margaret E

20 Jan 1918

22 Nov 2001

Wife of Charles K DeBORD.

1441

C

7

DeBord

Mary A

14 Jan 1864

13 Dec 1952

Wife of James L DeBORD.

1209

C

1

DeBord

Mary Lillian “Lillie”

26 May 1887

25 Dec 1960

Wife of John Franklin”SandyDeBORD.

1271

C

2

DeBord

Myrtle

15 Apr 1888

10 Sep 1972

Wife of William Oscar DeBOARD.

1246

C

2

DeBord

Ruth

26 Jun 1910

23 Sep 2000

Wife of Harvey DeBORD.  Married 17 Apr 1926.

1280

C

2

DeBord

William Oscar

28 Dec 1888

17 Feb 1973

Husband of Myrtle DeBORD.

1246

C

2

Deffendall

Agnes G

1898

1931

--

1064

A

13

Deffendall

Bessie V

1900

1969

Wife of William Claude DEFFENDALL.

1505

C

9

Deffendall

Cecil F

22 Jan 1896

27 Jun 1896

Son of J Franklin & Estella DEFFENDALL 

1065

A

13

Deffendall

Estella

1874

1947

nee DOWNEY.  Wife of James Franklin DEFFENDALL.  Married 4 Apr 1895.

1541

C

10

Deffendall

James E

25 Aug 1919

9 Oct 1957

Indiana, Tec 5, Battery "A", 163rd. Field Artillery, Battalion, W. W. II


1508

C

9

Deffendall

James Franklin

1865

1939

Husband of Estella (DOWNEY) DEFFENDALL.  Married 4 Apr 1895.

1542

C

10

Deffendall

Ruth Ellen Dunning Williams

13 Nov 1887

6 Oct 1974

“Dunning children:  Elsie I, Roy C, Lela M, David D, Thomas H, A Kathryn, Leslie L, Virginian P, Carl Edwin.”

1443

1445

C

7

Deffendall

William Claude

1896

1950

Husband of Bessie V DEFFENDALL.

1505

C

9

Del Mastro

Helen

8 Dec 1905

23 Aug 1996

nee CANIFF.  Wife of Sebastian "Bush" DelMASTRO.  (Daughter of Floyd & Mary E CANNIFF) 

1151

A

19

Del Mastro

Sebastian “Bush”

13 Sep 1899

12 Nov 1980

Husband of Helen (CANIFF) Del MASTRO.

1151

A

19

Deweese

Jessie

1893

1961

Wife of John DEWEESE.

1479

C

8

Deweese

Jimmie Andrew

1 Dec 1921

19 Jun 1994

Private First Class, US Army, W. W. II

1675

D

8

Deweese

John

6 Apr 1888

1 Nov 1962

Husband of Jessie DEWEESE.


Indiana, Private, Company "A", 9th. Ammo Train, W. W. I

1477

1478

C

8

Deweese

Nella E

12 Jun 1923

27 Mar 1996

S1, US Navy, W. W. II

1676

D

8

Deweese

Otte

30 Sep 1894

2 Oct 1896

Daughter of M L & Sophia DEWEESE 

1005

A

11

Deweese

Sophia

30 Sep 1856

19 Oct 1919

Wife of M L DeWEESE.

"Mother" 

1002

A

11

Dill

Charles

8 Oct 1868

19 Mar 1960

Husband of Edna DILL.

1110

A

16

Dill

Edna

1 Feb 1876

6 Aug 1907

Wife of Charles DILL. 

1110

A

16

Dill

Elias

1855

1923

Husband of Elizabeth DILL.

1047

A

13

Dill

Elizabeth

1856

1894

Wife of Elias DILL

1047

A

13

Dill

Howard A

--

7 Dec 1905

Son of Charles & Edna DILL 

Age 10 yrs. 27 ds.

1109

A

16

Dill

Nora

17 Feb 1903

8 Mar 1989

Wife of Ted E DILL.  Daughter of Dan & ESTHER (STORMONT) STEVENS. 

1313

C

3

Dill

Ted E

26 Jul 1900

25 Apr 1984

Husband of Nora (STEVENS) DILL.

1313

C

3

Dillon

Eddie E

27 Oct 1928

--

Husband of Sara E DILLON.

“Children:  Ernestl, Danny R, Patty G, Karen E”

1580

1581

D

14

Dillon

Sara E

6 Jun 1931

29 Jul 2003

Wife of Eddie E DILLON.

“Children:  Ernestl, Danny R, Patty G, Karen E”

1580

1581

D

14

Dillon

Virginia R

6 Oct 1926

20 Mar 1977

"Wife" 

1524

C

9

Dixon

Bertha A

14 Mar 1947

21 Jul 2012

Daughter of David DIXON & Anna Jean SEALE. 


(Click here to view obituary.)

0001

D

8

(S 1/2, 35B)

Dorton

Joyce Elaine

--

11 Jul 1955

--

1303

C

3

Dossett

Andrew Jackson

8 Dec 1843
10 Oct 1921

Husband of Mary E (RENEER) DAWSON, 1st, married 29 Jan 1866; Celia (STONE) DOSSETT, 2nd, married 29 Aug 1900 in Daviess County, Indiana; and Elizabeth (CASH) BONNELL, DOSSETT, 3rd, married 21 Apr 1908. 


Son of Thomas J & Sarah "Sallie" (SHANK) DOSSETT. Elizabeth DOSSETT.


Pvt., Co. G, 65th Reg., Inf., Indiana.


0781

C

9

Dossett

Elizabeth

22 Jul 1858

23 Mar 1948

nee CASH.  Third wife of Andrew Jackson DOSSETT, 3rd,married:  21 Apr 1908. 


Daughter of Joseph & Nancy (WILLIS) CASH. 


Note:  Born in Jefferson County, Illinois.

0781

C

9

Dougan

Charles H

29 Mar 1923

10 Dec 1993

Husband of Mary M DOUGAN.  Married 21 Apr 1946 

1762

D

2

Dougan

Mary Ann

16 Sep 1842

18 Mar 1877

"Wife" 

(This stone is now very worn.)

0965

A

9

Dougan

Mary M

24 Jun 1921

--

Wife of Charles H DOUGAN.  Married 21 Apr 1946.

1762

D

2

Doughty

Theodore A

--

8 Sep 1861

Aged 21 yrs. 6 mo. 11 ds.

0853

A

3

Douglas

Clara I

1886

1932

nee THOMPSON.  Wife of Robert McELLHINEY, 1st ; and DOUGLAS, 2nd.

1122

A

17

Douglas

Cornelius

25 Jan 1851

19 Jul 1924

Husband of Sophia J DOUGLAS.  Married 23 Mar 1871.

“Father”

1113

1114

A

16

Douglas

Effie L

14 Aug 1872

26 Jun 1897

Daughter of Cornelius & Sophia J DOUGLAS 

0984

A

10

Douglas

Jeneva E

13 Jul 1913

17 Jan 2007

nee ATNIP.  Wife of John DOUGLAS.  Daughter of Asa G & Winfred (MdNETT) ATNIP. 


(Click here to view obituary.)

1245

C

2

Douglas

John

28 Jul 1908

1 Oct 1972

Husband of Jeneva E (ANTIP) DOUGLAS.

1245

C

2

Douglas

Noble

11 Jun 1890

29 Oct 1918

Son of Cornelius & Sophia J DOUGLAS.

1112

A

16

Douglas

Norman

20 Jul 1893

8 May 1977

Son of Cornelius & Sophia J DOUGLAS.

"Life Member of IMAW No. 46745" 

1120

1121

A

17

Douglas

Raymond

1919

1934

Son of Norman DOUGLAS.

1119

A

17

Douglas

Sophia J

27 Dec 1852

30 Oct 1926

nee TAYLOR.  Wife of Cornelius DOUGLAS.  Daughter of James & Martha (SWANSON) TAYLOR.  Married 23 Mar 1871.

1113

A

16

Downey

Anna

13 Aug 1853

13 Mar 1931

--

1068

A

13

Downey

Carrie A

1880

1947

Wife of Walter F DOWNEY.

1425

C

7

Downey

Della

1875

1925

Wife of James C DOWNEY.

0686

B

6

Downey

Denzel D

26 Dec 1885

20 May 1926

"Father" 

0685

B

6

Downey

Gertrude

27 Jul 1869

19 Sep 1888

Daughter of William T  & Millie C DOWNEY  Aged 19 Y. 1 M. 22 D.

1066

A

13

Downey

Gladys

--

10 Oct 1892

Aged  4 M’s. 13 D’s.

1023

A

12

Downey

James C

1875

1925

Husband of Della DOWNEY.

0686

B

6

Downey

James E

1912

1926

Son of James C & Della DOWNEY.

0686

B

6

Downey

James M

14 May 1821

22 Jul 1902

Husband of Mary A DOWNEY.

“Father:


Sergt., Company "B", 65th. Indiana Infantry

1025

1028

1027

A

12

Downey

M  I

--

??  Feb 18??

Son of ? & ? DOWNEY.

Aged 25 yrs. 1 mos. 27 dys.

0817

A

1

Downey

Mary A

13 Jan 1822

2 Jul 1882

Wife of James M DOWNEY.

“Mother”

1025

1026

A

12

Downey

Millie C

1849

1933

Wife of William T DOWNEY.

“Mother”

0687

B

6

Downey

Permelia F

17 Jul 1855

25 Apr 1904

Daughter of James M & Mary A DOWNEY.

1025

1029

A

12

Downey

Walter F

1872

1939

Husband of Carrie A DOWNEY.

1425

C

7

Downey

William T

1846

1913

Husband of Millie C DOWNEY.

“Father”


Company "D", 120th, Indiana Infantry

0687

0688

B

6

Dowthitt

James M

17 May 1853

29 Apr 1922

Son of James & Minerva (HALEY) DOWTHITT.

0790

B

10

Drew

Beulah

17 Mar 1909

30 Jun 1968

nee BAILEY.  Wife of Vance DREW 

1220

C

1

Drew

Jesse Edward “Jess”

1910

1941

 --

1503

C

9

Drew

Vance

7 Mar 1918

17 Jan 1967

Husband of Beulah DREW.

 Indiana, Private 1114th. SVC Command Unit, W. W. II

1220

1221

C

1

Droll

Edward C

1887

1957

Husband of Jessie B. DROLL, 1st;  and Velma C. DROLL, 2nd.

1141

A

18

Droll

Elizabeth

1865

1942

Wife of Frank DROLL.

“Mother” 

1142

A

18

Droll

Frank

1860

1931

Husband of Elizabeth DROLL.

“Father”

1142

A

18

Droll

Jessie B

1889

1908

First wife of Edward C DROLL 

1141

A

18

Droll

Velma C

1894

1958

Second wife of Edward C DROLL 

1141

A

18

Duncan

Adie

--

23 Dec 1875

Daughter of Ira H & Tempie (McNEELY) DUNCAN 

Aged 2 M’s. 5 D’s.

0981

A

10

Duncan

Dale E

23 Dec 1953

16 Nov 2002

SN US Navy, Vietnam.

1746

D

3

Duncan

Infant

--

--

Son of Ira H & Tempie (McNEELY) DUNCAN 

Aged 16 dys.

0812

A

1

Duncan

Tempie

--

10 Mar 1878

nee McNEELY.  Wife of Ira H DUNCAN.  Married 8 Feb 1863, Vanderburgh County, Indiana.

Aged 39 yr’s. 11 mo’s. 16 d’s.

0982

A

10

Duncan

Willie E

--

12 Oct 1870

Son of Ira H & Tempa (McNEELY) DUNCAN.

Aged 5 yrs. 1 mo. 9 dys.

0810

A

1

Dunn

Barbara L

19 Jun 1942

--

nee GRIESEMER.  Wife of Jimmie J  DUNN. 


Married 15 Aug 1964.



Our Children:  LeAnne, Gina, Joe, Lisa.

0001


0002

D

17

Dunn

Ida Mae

3 Jun 1924

24 Jul 2009

Wife of William E Gene "Buck" DUNN.

1775

D

1

Dunn

Jerry Lee

14 Jan 1948

29 Apr 2015

Son of Percy & Dessie (MURPHY) DUNN. 


(Click here to view obituary.)

0001

.

D

18

Dunn

Jimmie J

16 Mar 1945

18 Jul 2015

Huband of Barbara (GRIESEMER) DUNN. 


Married 15 Aug 1964.


Son of Percy & Dessie (MURPHY) DUNN. 


Our Children:  LeAnne, Gina, Joe, Lisa.


(Click here to view obituary.)

0001


0002

D

17

Dunn

Melissa Ann

4 Jun 1977

12 Jan 1979

Daughter of William E & Ida Mae DUNN. 

1774

D

1

Dunn

William E "Gene" "Buck"

15 May 1928

21 Nov 2014

Husband of Ida Mae DUNN. 


Son of John W & Margaret (GILMORE) DUNN. 


(Click here to view obituary.)

1775

D

1

Dyer

Connie Rae

20 Aug 1954

29 Dec 2004

--

1593

1594

D

13


         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.