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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

   12 Oct 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

Hale

Arvil W

1906

1974

Husband of Emma W HALE.

1317

C

4

Hale

Elden

1894

1953

Husband of Stella HALE.

“Father”

1084

A

14

Hale

Emma W

1910

12 Jun 1990

Wife of Arvil W HALE.

1317

C

4

Hale

James H

6 Oct 1903

29 Aug 1971

Husband of Lois E HALE.  Married 15 Aug 1925 

1319

C

4

Hale

Kenneth H

8 Nov 1914

9 Feb 1976

Husband of Wanda Mae HALE.  Married 10 Nov 1934.

“Dad”

1082

A

14

Hale

Lois E

25 Jan 1904

11 Nov 1986

Wife of James H HALE.  Married 15 Aug 1925. 

1319

C

4

Hale

Stella

1892

1923

Wife of Elden HALE.

“Mother”

1084

A

14

Hale

Stella Mae

1941

1942

Daughter of Kenneth H & Wanda M HALE 

1081

A

14

Hale

Wanda Mae

12 Aug 1915

1 Jun 2005

Wife of Kenneth H HALE.  Married 10 Nov 1934.  Daughter of Clarence & Maude (QUEEN) HARPER.


“Mom”


(Click here to view obituary.)

1082

A

14

Haley

Hearsel

1891

1967

Husband of Pearl HALEY 

1326

C

4

Haley

Jessie

16 Sep 1892

30 Aug 1968

Wife of Victor D. HALEY 

1358

C

5

Haley

Pearl

1894

1971

Wife of Hearsel HALEY 

1326

C

4

Haley

Victor D

15 Nov 1893

27 Nov 1957

Husband of Jessie HALEY.

1358

C

5

Haley

Victor Harold

12 Mar 1918

13 Feb 1934

Son of Victor D & Jessie HALEY.

1358

C

5

Hall

Charles E “Charlie”

1 Nov 1929

7 Aug 2014

Husband of Dorothy (LINNE) HALL. 


Son of Edward & Nellie (GATES) HALL. 


Cpl. US Army, Korea. 



(Click here to view obituary.)

1389

1389

C

6

Hall

Dorothy

12 Jun 1931

--

nee LINNE.  Wife of Charles E “Charlie” HALL.

1389

C

6

Hall

Edward L

27 Jan 1905

23 Apr 1973

Husband of Nellie F HALL. 

1390

C

6

Hall

Nellie F

5 Jun 1909

4 Oct 2003

Wife of Edward L HALL.

1390

C

6

Hamilton

Infant

7 Sep 1905

7 Sep 1905

Infant son of J A & Nettie HAMILTON 

1100

A

15

Hannah

Bobby D

25 Aug 1925

14 Jun 1984

Husband of Dolores J HANNAH.  Married 8 Jul 1966.


US Army, W. W. II


1727

1728

D

4

Hannah

Cleta M

29 Sep 1923

27 Mar 2005

nee KIDD.  Wife of Donald H "Don" HANNAH.  Daughter of Arthur & Icy KIDD.

“Children:  Jeff & Vicki”


(Click here to view obituary.)

1590

D

14

Hannah

Delores Jean

22 Oct 1936

25 Apr 1998

Wife of Bobby D HANNAH.  Married 8 Jul 1966.

"Wife & Mother" 

1727

D

4

Hannah

Donald H "Don"

17 Sep 1921

11 Dec 2011

Husband of Cleta M (KIDD) HANNAH.  Son of Jeff & Estel (SMITH) HANNAH.


“Children:  Jeff & Vicki” 


(Click here to view obituary.)

1590

D

14

Hannah

Estel

1887

1968

Wife of Jefferson HANNAH 

0717

B

7

Hannah

Infant

--

--

Son of Jeff & Estel HANNAH 

0719

B

7

Hannah

Infant

--

--

Son of Jeff & Estel HANNAH 

0719

B

7

Hannah

Jefferson

1884

1968

Husband of Estel HANNAH 

0717

B

7

Hannah

Julia E

27 Oct 1893

7 Mar 1988

Wife of Leslie HANNAH.

0647

B

4

Hannah

Kandace K

5 Mar 1958

--

Mother of Jamie & Michael.

0647


B

4

Hannah

Leslie

9 May 1887

16 Jan 1980

Husband of Julia E HANNAH.

0647

B

4

Hannah

Mark Edward

3 Apr 1959

1 May 2007

Husband of Denise (PITTS) HANNAH.  Son of George HANNAH and Linda HANNAH WHITE McCANNON.


(Click here to view obituary.)

1561

D

16

Hannah

Nellie

1913

1921

Daughter of Jeff & Estel HANNAH 

0718

B

7

Hannah

Teresa Fay

1965

1967

Daughter of George & Linda HANNAH.

0716

B

7

Hannah

Viola M

1894

1960

Wife of William F HANNAH.

1296

C

3

Hannah

William F

1883

1965

Husband of Viola M HANNAH.

1296

C

3

Harbison

Flora A

1880

1977

Wife of James T. HARBISON 

"Mother". 

0660

B

5

Harbison

George L

1911

1928

--

0658

B

5

Harbison

James T

1878

1941

Husband of Flora A. HARBISON 

"Father". 

0660

B

5

Harbison

John W

8 Jan 1922

8 Apr 1945

Indiana, Staff Sergeant,


Company "B", 134th. Infantry, W. W. II, PH   Killed in Germany
 

0662

0663

B

5

Harbison

Kathleeen

1920

1921

--

0659

B

5

Harbison

Mae

1887

1979

Wife of Virl HARBISON, Sr.

1231

C

1

Harbison

Virl, Sr

1889

1982

Husband of Mae HARBINSON.

1231

C

1

Harbison

Wayne H

19 Apr 1917

19 Nov 1977

Staff Sergeant, U. S. Army, W. W. II

0664

B

5

Hardin

Jill Ann Barrera

7 Aug 1977

5 Sep 2011

nee HARDIN.  Daughter of David & Harriett HARDIN. 


(Click here to view obituary.)



(See also:  Barrera, Jill Ann)

0001  Photo courtesy of Don Hoke


D

17

Hardin

Richard G

27 Nov 1949

5 Jul 1996

Married to Sheila (TERRY)  HARDIN; and Sue P (PFEIFFER) HARDIN, 20 Feb 1982.
My daughters:  Stephanie L., Kimberly A., & Amy J.

1642

1643

D

10

Harmon

?

1883

1941

--

0667

B

5

Harmon

Betty Jean

22 Jun 1924

--

Wife of Grester A HARMON.

1382

C

5

Harmon

Grester A

19 Jul 1918

23 Feb 1973

Husband of Betty Jean HARMON.


Indiana, Private, US Army, W. W. II

1382

1383

C

5

Harper

Charles D

17 Jul 1869

21 Dec 1920

(Note:  Buried in area with FIELD family.)

0566

B

1

Harris

Floyd

1908

1975

Husband of Marie HARRIS.

1334

C

4

Harris

James M

26 Feb 1865

3 Oct 1940

Husband of Melinda E HARRIS.

1102

A

15

Harris

Leah “Frances

30 Jan 1914

11 Dec 2006

--

1103

A

15

Harris

Marie

1909

1967

Wife of Floyd HARRIS.

1334

C

4

Harris

Melinda E

29 Jan 1874

28 Mar 1965

Wife of James M HARRIS.

1102

A

15

Harvey

Delta M

24 Feb 1926

7 Sep 2016

nee BURNS.  Wife of Paul Joseph HARVEY.


Married 22 Oct 1949.  


Daughter of Lonnie & Ethel BURNS.


(Click here to view obituary.)

1718

D

4

Harvey

Dennis A

28 Oct 1943

13 Jan 2011

Husband of Rebecca S HARVEY. 

Age:  67. 


(Note: Back of stone --  "American Sign Language for "I Love You."  Dennis was hearing impaired.)


(Click here to view obituary.)

Photos courtesy of Don Hoke.


D

15

Harvey

Paul Joseph

11 Feb 1919

7 Jan 1999

Husband of Delta M (BURNS) HARVEY. 


Married 22 Oct 1949. 


S1, U. S. Navy, W. W. II

1718

1719

D

4

Harvey

Rebecca S

30 Jul 1955

--

Wife of Dennis A HARVEY.

Photos courtesy of Don Hoke.


D

?

Hasselbrinck

George William

14 Oct 1893

27 Nov 1961

Husband of Nola M (REAVIS) HASSELBRINK


Son of William C & Elizabeth (ROMERHAUSEN) HASSELBRINCK.

1254

C

2

Hasselbrinck

Marietta C

10 Mar 1929

4 Oct 2004

nee COUCH.  Wife of William Reavis HASSELBRINK.


Daughter of Marion "Mell" & Lura (WITHERSPOON) COUCH.

1253

C

2

Hasselbrinck

Nola Madeline

27 Mar 1901

20 May 1980

nee REAVIS.  Wife of George William HASSELBRINK


Daughter of Daniel P REAVIS.

1254

C

2

Hasselbrinck

William Reavis

11 Jun 1929

27 Jul 2016

Husband of Marietta C (COUCH) HASSELBRINK. 


Son of George & Nola Madeline (REAVIS) HASSELBRINCK. 


US Army, Korea.


(Click here to view obituary.)


1253

C

2

Helsley

David S

1871

1954

Husband of Harriett J HELSLEY.

1339

C

4

Helsley

Harriet J

1870

1958

Wife of David S HELSEY.

1339

C

4

Helsley

Julia

1910

1950

Daughter of Floyd & Mary E (STREET) CANNIFF.

1176

A

20

Helsley

Laufa M

9 Mar 1896

23 Feb 1989

Wife of W Frank HELSEY.

0635

B

4

Helsley

W Frank

30 Sep 1893

9 Dec 1926

Husband of W Frank HELSELY.

Killed in Francisco #2 Mine 

0635

1205

B

4

Hembree

Elbert F

6 Sep 1928

22 Mar 1996

Husband of Mary L HEMBREE.  Married 11 Sep 1948.  


AMAA, US Navy, WW II.

1657

D

9

Hembree

Mary L

7 Mar 1931

--

Wife of Elbert F HEMBREE.  Married 11 Sep 1948. 

1657

D

9

Hendrick

William

12 Nov 1795

15 Jul 1876

Aged ? (buried)

0854

A

3

Henning

Cordia B Gross

2 Nov 1903

9 Mar 1991

nee GROSS.  Wife of Eddie Raymond HENNING.

“Mother”

1668

D

8

Henning

Earlene "Nene"

6 Apr 1924

--

Daughter of Eddie Raymond & Cordia B (GROSS) HENNING.

1668

D

8

Henning

Eddie Raymond

27 Mar 1904

28 Apr 1992

Husband of Cordia (GROSS) HENNING.

“Father”

1668

D

8

Henning

Eddie Russell

1 Aug 1948

14 Jun 1967

"Son & Brother". 


Indiana, Private 101st. Airborne Divison

1663

1664

D

9

Hensley

Albert P

23 Dec 1882

3 Jul 1957

Husband of Irene B HENSLEY.

1480

C

8

Hensley

Irene B

17 May 1887

19 Oct 1971

Wife of Albert P HENSLEY.

1480

C

8

Hensley

Jerry Ray

15 Oct 1939

7 Feb 1945

Son of Harold & Opal (CLARK) HENSLEY.

1427

C

7


         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.