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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

  22 Nov 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

Neely

John L

12 Mar 1845

3 Jul 1866

Civil War.

0851

A

3

Nett

Alfred A, Sr

25 Nov 1914

29 Nov 1984

Husband of Dell H (DAVIS) NETT.

1704

D

5

Nett

Dell H

26 Jan 1918

4 Dec 2012

nee DAVIS.  Wife of Alfred A NETT, Sr.  Daughter of John & Laura Clyde (PUGH) DAVIS. 


(Click here to view obituary.)

1704

D

5

Newton

Billy Mack

26 Oct 1933

5 Dec 1999

Husband of Martha J NEWTON.  Married 25 Nov 1961.

“Pappaw”


SN, U. S. Navy, A1C, U. S. Air Force, Korea

1760

1761

D

2

Newton

Martha J

25 May 1928

20 Aug 2006

Wife of Billy Mack NEWTON.  Married 25 Nov 1961.

“Mammaw”

1760

D

2

Norick

Bernitice

29 Nov 1917

11 May 1918

--

0778

B

9

Norick

Claud

1890

1966

Husband of Maggie NORICK. 

0780

B

9

Norick

Maggie

1896

1921

Wife of Claud NORICK.  (Another source gives date of birth as actually 1895) 

0780

B

9

Norris

JoAnn

13 Oct 1952

27 Nov 2008

nee BAILEY.  Wife of Richard Dean "Rick" NORRIS.


Daughter of Russell & Irmgard (WAGNER) BAILEY.


“Daughter, Sister, Mom, Grandma”

1598

D

13

Norrick

Elsie M

18 Feb 1933

27 Feb 2014

nee BUCKNER.  Wife of Harold NORRICK. 


Daughter of Millard BUCKNER & Anna Mae (WELCH) BUCKNER COVINGTON. 


(Click here to view obituary.)

0397

D

18

Norrick

Harold D

24 May 1927

18 Jan 2016

Husband of Elsie M (BUCKNER) NORRICK. 


Son of Melvin & Lori (JENKINS) NORRICK. 


US Army, WW II.


(Click here to view obituary.)

0001

D

18

Norris

Richard Dean “Rick”

20 May 1944

23 Aug 2007

Husband of Joann (BAILEY) NORRIS. 


Son of Wilbur & Macil (WINCLEY) NORRIS.


US Army.

No headstone found; 13 Apr 2010.

 D

 13

O'Dell

Martha A

1876

1958

Wife of Sylvester M O’DELL.

1090

A

15

O'Dell

Sylvester M

1868

1933

Husband of Martha A O’DELL.

1090

A

15

O'Neal

Della

23 Mar 1875

27 Feb 1906

-- 

1111

A

16

Onyett

T

--

14 Apr 1870

Aged 38 years.

0843

A

3

Osborne

Clyde V

13 Aug 1896

24 Oct 1964

Husband of Iris M OSBORNE.

1474

C

8

Osborne

David S

--

15 Dec 1961

--

1538

C

10

Osborne

Harold L

11 Jun 1927

18 Mar 1990

Husband of Woanetta J (WILLIS) OSBORNE.  Married 18 Jul 1945.

1674

D

8

Osborne

Iris M

21 Aug 1906

27 Feb 1995

Wife of Clyde V OSBORNE.

1474

C

8

Osborne

Joey Lee

16 Feb 1970

23 Apr 1970

"Our Little Angel" 

1473

C

8

Osborne

John F

11 Sep 1918

27 Dec 1991

Husband of Mildred D "Mid" (EDWARDS) OSBORNE. 


Married 20 Nov 1946.


TSgt., US Army, WW II.

1522

1523

C

9

Osborne

Mildred D "Mid"

23 Apr 1929

25 Apr 2016

nee EDWARDS.  Wife of John F OSBORNE. 


Married 20 Nov 1946


Daughter of Finis & Gertrude (ROBLING) EDWARDS.


(Click here to view Obituary.)

1522

C

9

Osborne

Stephen L

--

13 Feb 1946

--

1545

C

10

Osborne

Terry Lynn

19 Jul 1950

29 Jun 1976

--

1472

C

8

Osborne

Woanetta J

1 Jul 1925

29 May 2012

nee WILLIS.  Wife of Harold L OSBORNE.  Married 18 Jul 1945.  Daughter of George & Edith (WILLIAMS) WILLIS. 


(Click here to view obituary.)

1674

D

8

Ott

Ada

1891

1984

nee PEAVLER.  Wife of Howard O. OTT, Sr. 

1449

C

7

Ott

David Lee

22 Dec 1929

17 Sep 1995

Husband of Joy Lee (TIPTON) OTT.


Son of Howard & Ada (PEAVLER) OTT.


“Father”


Corporal, U. S. Army, Korea

1459

C

7

Ott

Henry Jackson "Jack"

4 Jun 1922

30 Dec 1987

Husband of Virginia (VANCE) OTT.  Son of Ada & Howard O OTT, Sr.

“Vance:  Barbara, Sharon, Willa, Rhondell, Thomas, Michael.

Ott:  David, R J, Steven, Glenn, Roger, Andrew.”

1444
1446

C

7

Ott

Howard M, Jr

30 May 1919

24 May 1997

Husband of Wanda OTT.  Married 7 Oct 1939. 

Our Children: Edward & Patricia.

“Dad”


S1, US Navy, WW II.

1715

1717

1716

D

4

Ott

Howard O, Sr

15 Jul 1893

8 Jun 1971

Husband of Ada (PEAVLER) OTT. 


Indiana, Private, Company "M", 325th. Infantry, W. W. I

1447

1448

C

7

Ott

Jerry C

23 Nov 1926

--

Husband of Mary L OTT.

1711

D

5

Ott

John Pat

30 Jun 1936

9 Nov 2016

Son of Howard O & Ada (PEAVLER) OTT, Sr.

 

(Click here to view obituary.)

Photo not yet available.

?

?

Ott

Joy Lee

24 Oct 1936

26 Apr 2016

nee TIPTON.  Wife of David Lee OTT.


Daughter of Roy Jennings TIPTON & Ether Fern (WILLIAMS) TIPTON McDEVITT. 


(Click here to view obituary.)

1592

D

13

Ott

Joseph D "Joe"

7 Jun 1931

13 Nov 2011

Husband of Melva (EDWARDS) OTT, 1st; and Joan (RAMBO) OTT, 2nd, married 21 Jan 2000.  Son of Howard & Ada (PEAVLER) OTT. 


Memorial Monument:  Not buried at this location. 


(Click here to view obituary.)

1592

3613

D

13

Ott

Mary L

20 Jan 1931

11 Feb 1986

Wife of Jerry C OTT.

1711

D

5

Ott

Melanie Ann

24 Sep 1960

11 May 1977

--

1458

C

7

Ott

Melva M

10 Jun 1935

11 Mar 1998

nee PEAVLER.  First wife of Joseph D "Joe" OTT.

1699

D

6

Ott

Ruby J

4 Nov 1929

6 Nov 2015

nee SHOULTZ.  Wife of William Robert "Bob" OTT. 


Daughter of Denver & Grace (BRANDENBURG) SHOULTZ. 


(Click here to view obituary.)

1633

1634

D

11

Ott

Virginia Vance

12 Oct 1925

--

Wife of Henry Jackson “Jack” OTT.

“Vance:  Barbara, Sharon, Willa, Rhondell, Thomas, Michael.

Ott:  David, R J, Steven, Glenn, Roger, Andrew.”

1444

1446

C

7

Ott

Wanda

20 Jan 1922

16 May 1993

Wife of Howard M OTT, Jr.  Married 7 Oct 1939.  

Our Children: Edward & Patricia

“Mom”

1715

1717

D

4

Ott

William Robert "Bob"

24 May 1928

3 Nov 2001

Husband of Ruby J (SHOULTZ) OTT.


US Army, WW II.

1633

1634

D

11

Ottes

Eliza F

--

4 Apr 1868

Wife of ? OTTES.

Aged 24 Ys. 11 Ms. 14 Ds.

0845

A

3


         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.