Genealogy


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

  19 Jun 2012

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

Ikerd

William C

26 Sep 1922

9 Oct 2003

Husband of Wilam L (BURNS) IKERD.  Married 9 Jan 1960.

“Our sons:  Tracey R, Nicholas J.”

Our grandchildren:  Karala, Deanna, Joshua, Stephen, Caleb, Andrew, Hannah, Jacob.”


S1, US Coast Guard, WW II.

1582

1584

1583

D

14

Ikerd

Wilma L

25 Jul 1934

--

nee BURNS.  Wife of William C IKERD.  Married 9 Jan 1960.

“Our sons:  Tracey R, Nicholas J.”

Our grandchildren:  Karala, Deanna, Joshua, Stephen, Caleb, Andrew, Hannah, Jacob.”

1582

1584

D

14

Ireland

?

?

?

Funeral home marker; name is missing.

1182

A

20

Ireland

Annie L

--

?? ??? 1862

Daughter of Dr. John M &  Elizabeth IRELAND 

Aged 2 yrs. 6 mos. 17 dys.

0849

A

3

Ireland

Byron B

1884

1886

Son of Dr. John M & Elizabeth IRELAND 

Age 2 yrs. 10 mos.

0850

A

3

Ireland

Elizabeth

25 Dec 1842

26 Mar 1929

Wife of John M IRELAND, M.D. 

1187

1186

A

20

Ireland

Florence M

1877

1920

"Mother" 

1181

A

20

Ireland

Hiram L

1884

1957

--

1184

A

20

Ireland

Infant

--

4 Sep 1858

Infant daughter of Dr. John M & Elizabeth IRELAND 

0847

A

3

Ireland

Infant

--

12 Nov 1859

Infant son of Dr. John M & Elizabeth IRELAND 

0848

A

3

Ireland

Jay Patrick

--

19 Jul 1975

"Our Baby" 

1463

C

8

Ireland

Jennie

14 Dec 1865

29 Aug 1880

Daughter of Dr. John M & Elizabeth IRELAND 

0846

A

3

Ireland

John M , Jr

1902

1926

Son of John M & Elizabeth IRELAND, M.D.

Killed in Francisco Mine #2 

1180

1205

A

20

Ireland

John M, M.D.

5 Jul 1825

1 Sep 1912

Husband of Elizabeth IRELAND.

"Father" 

1187

1188

A

20

Ireland

John S

--

7 May 1940

--

1189

A

20

Ireland

Kenneth V

15 Oct 1904

19 Aug 1964

Corporal, 1951st. SVC Command Unit, W. W. II

1183

A

20

Ireland

Tessie

14 Feb 1881

8 Apr 1973

"Mother" 

0642

B

4

Ireland

William

1870

1957

(Name and dates no longer readable.)

1182

A

20

Jefford

Lawrence

--

?? ??? 18??

Aged ? (no longer readable.)

0892

A

5

Jenkins

Clara M

1901

1927

Wife of Lloyd J JENKINS. 

“Mother”

0806

B

1

Jenkins

Clarence Merle “Chick”

24 Jul 1928

26 Jun 2009

Husband of Dona Marlene (PEAVLER) JENKINS.  Married 28 Nov 1957.

“Our daughters:  Kimberly Jan – 2 Jan 1963 and Tamela Ann – 30 Dec 1966.”


SSgt., US Air Force, Korea.

1742

1743

D

3

Jenkins

Dona Marlene

10 Sep 1936

--

nee PEAVLER.  Wife of Clarence Merle “Chick” JENKINS.  Married 28 Nov 1957.

“Our daughters:  Kimberly Jan – 2 Jan 1963 and Tamela Ann – 30 Dec 1966.”

1742

1743

D

3

Jenkins

Ella

1874

1959

Wife of Linus JENKINS.

"Mother" 

1293

C

3

Jenkins

Linus

1875

1947

Husband of Ella JENKINS.

"Father" 

1293

C

3

Jenkins

Lloyd J

1899

1926

Husband of Clara M JENKINS.

“Father”

Killed in Francisco #2 Mine 

0806

1205

B

1

Jenkins

Ralph E

18 Sep 1905

10 Aug 1946

Husband of Virginia L JENKINS.

“Father”

1294

C

3

Jenkins

Virginia L

30 Aug 1911

--

Wife of Ralph E JENKINS.

"Mother" 

1294

C

3

Johnson

Bessie Vera

17 Aug 1900

22 Jun 1969

Wife of Homer M JOHNSON.  Daughter of John & Olive (SMITH) JONES 

No headstone found; 13 Apr 2010.

 

 

Johnson

Clarence O

22 Nov 1894

23 Jul 1939

--

1360

C

5

Johnson

Elmer R

14 Apr 1900

28 Oct 1964

--

1376

C

5

Johnson

Eva

29 Mar 1869

4 May 1948

Wife of William W JOHNSON.

“Mother”

1361

C

5

Johnson

Gladys W

13 Apr 1908

26 Jun 1966

Wife of Raymond R JOHNSON.

“Mother”

1413

C

6

Johnson

Homer M

25 Mar 1896

25 Jan 1960

Indiana, Private First Class, 8th. Company, 159th. Depot Brigade, W. W. I

1359

C

5

Johnson

Ivan Ray

17 Dec 1902

30 Jun 1980

Husband of Mary S JOHNSON.


CM 2, US Navy, W. W. II

1706

1707

D

5

Johnson

Jacob A

17 Nov 1871

15 Aug 1922

Husband of Louisa E JOHNSON.

0638

B

4

Johnson

Jake A

28 Jan 1898

17 Dec 1964

Indiana, Private First Class, 565th. Base Unit, AAF W. W. II

1376

0423

C

5

Johnson

Louisa E

17 Aug 1862

4 Dec 1910

Wife of Jacob A JOHNSON.

0638

B

4

Johnson

Mary S

2 Oct 1904

30 Jul 1994

Wife of Ivan Ray JOHNSON.

1706

D

5

Johnson

Raymond R

19 Jan 1905

30 Aug 1991

Husband of Gladys W JOHNSON.

“Father”

1413

C

6

Johnson

S  W

20 Aug 1878

28 Sep 1878

Son of M V & M T JOHNSON 

0998

A

11

Johnson

William W

29 Feb 1864

5 Jul 1952

Husband of Eva JOHNSON.

“Father”

1361

C

5

Jones

Clifford E

1913

1947

--

1540

C

10

Jones

Darlene L

2 Jul 1954

--

Wife of Larry T JONES.  Married 5 Jun 1999.

1575

D

15

Jones

Juanita Wells

13 Apr 1915

15 Oct 1962

nee WELLS.

1537

C

10

Jones

Larry T

17 Nov 1950

--

Husband of Darlene L JONES.  Married 5 Jun 1999.

1575

D

15

Joseph

William T

1880

1964

Private, Company "C", 345th. Infantry, 37th. Division, W. W. I, Illinois

1536

C

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.