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

   24 Jul 2017

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

Skelton

Herschel G

1905

1909

Son of John H SKELTON & Jo Anna (STAPELTON) SKELTON DePRIEST.

1129

A

17

Skelton

Jo Anna

1885

1972

nee STAPELTON.  Wife of John H SKELTON, 1st, married 10 Apr 1904 and Omer DePRIEST, 31 Aug 1912, 2nd..


Daughter of Joshua & Lucy STAPELTON.

1130

A

17

Skelton

John H

1881

1907

First husband of Joanna (STAPELTON) SKELTON DePRIEST. 


Married:  10 Apr 1904. 


Son of Ollie & May (KELLY) SKELTON.

1130

A

17

Skelton

Mary I

abt 1861

--

nee KELLY.  Wife of Oliver SKELTON.  Married 28 Aug 1877.

1048

A

13

Skelton

Oliver

abt 1857

--

Husband of Mary I (KELLY) SKELTON.  Married 28 Aug 1877.

1049

A

13

Slinker

L Maybelle

8 Oct 1919

20 Dec 1994

Wife of Wilbur SLINKER.

1370

C

5

Slinker

Wilbur

25 Feb 1912

30 Jul 1987

Husband of Maybelle L SLINKER.

1370

C

5

Smallwood

Kenneth R

25 Jul 1962

1 Oct 1970

--

1521

C

9

Smith

Delores M

13 Apr 1907

31 Jan 1992

Wife of Ray SMITH.

1525

C

9

Smith

Jesie

--

?

Son of J H & M A SMITH 

Aged 5 mos. 4 dys.

0939

A

8

Smith

John T

1889

1951

Husband of Ruby M SMITH.

1410

C

6

Smith

Jonny B

--

2 Oct 1877

Son of J H & M A SMITH 

Aged 5 Ms. 10 Ds.

0938

A

8

Smith

Ray

27 Oct 1907

19 Mar 1976

Husband of Dolores M SMITH.

1525

C

9

Smith

Ruby M

1902

1982

Wife of John T SMITH.

1410

C

6

Snow

Harley

1889

1926

Husband of Maggie SNOW.

Killed in Francisco #2 Mine 

0759

0761

1205

B

9

Snow

John Homer

29 Apr 1910

15 Feb 1981

"Brother" 

1757

D

2

Snow

Maggie

1880

--

Wife of Harley SNOW. 

0759

0760

B

9

Snow

Paul Foster

12 Jan 1921

25 Feb 2004

“Brother”


Pvt., US Army.


1753

D

2

Stapleton

Dale P

1897

1944

Husband of Josephine A STAPLETON.

1291

1292

C

3

Stapleton

Devin P

1902

1903

--

0991

A

11

Stapleton

Ebert Roy

1895

1948

Husband of Retta (ANNIS) STAPLETON.

1484.

C

8

Stapleton

Eloise C

7 May 1918

8 May 2005

nee REDMAN.  Wife of Harold J STAPLETON.  Daughter of Charles & Ada (COLLINS) REDMAN. 


(Click here to view obituary.)

1483

C

8

Stapleton

George L

1888

1889

--

0995

A

11

Stapleton

Harold J

1917

1963

Husband of Eloise C (REDMAN) STAPELTON. 

1483

C

8

Stapleton

Herbert J

1883

1893

--

0994

A

11

Stapleton

Josephine A

1895

1976

Wife of Dale P STAPLETON.

1291

C

3

Stapleton

Joshua

1861

1928

Husband of Lucy A STAPLETON 

1128

A

16

Stapleton

Lucy A

1862

1937

 Wife of Joshua STAPLETON 

1128

A

16

Stapleton

Mary F

1900

1901

--

0992

A

11

Stapleton

Retta Annis

1892

1973

nee ANNIS.   Wife of Ebert Roy STAPLETON.

1484

C

8

Stapleton

Virgil V

1890

1896

--

0993

A

11

Steele

Infant

15 Nov 1901

16 Nov 1901

Infant son of G A & Gertrude STEELE.

0962

A

9

Steinhall

Amanda M

1864

1959

Wife of George W. STEINHALL.

0764

B

9

Steinhall

George W

1862

1921

Husband of Amanda M STEINHALL.

“Father”

0764

0765

B

9

Steinhall

Rufus

1902

1926

Son of George W & Amanda M STEINHALL.

Killed in Francisco # 2 Mine 

0763

1205

B

9

Sterne

Infant

1 Feb 1887

4 Feb 1887

Daughter of John W & Alice B STERNE 

1042

A

12

Sterne

John W

14 Apr 1858

4 Dec 1896

--

1040

A

12

Sterne

Myrtle

31 Dec 1883

6 Feb 1891

Daughter of John W & Alice B STERNE. 

1041

A

12

Stevens

Esther A

1883

1920

Wife of J Daniel STEVENS.

Aged 37 Yrs.

1157

A

19

Stevens

Ezekiel

1849

1922

Husband of Julia STEVENS 

1156

A

19

Stevens

Frances M

--

27 Nov 1870

Daughter of W R & M E STEVENS 

Aged 10 Days.

0948

A

8

Stevens

Isabel

29 Jan 1826

12 Feb 1900

Wife of Rev. James STEVENS 

0988

A

10

Stevens

J Daniel

1882

1920

Husband of Esther A STEVENS.

Aged 38 Yrs.

1157

A

19

Stevens

James, Rev.

4 Jul 1817

17 Jul 1879

Husband of Isabel STEVENS.

0988

A

10

Stevens

Julia

1857

1929

Wife of Ezeakiel STEVENS 

1156

A

19

Stevens

Nancy Isabel

17 Oct 1870

8 May 1872

Daughter of H C & Charlotte STEVENS 

0816

A

1

Stevens

Rosamond

1912

1948

"Sister" 

1155

A

19

Stevens

William R

--

29 Mar 1879

Aged 36 Ys. 5 Ms. 10 D.

0987

A

10

Stiefel

Elmer A

1903

1974

--

1308

C

3

Stiles

Burnetta

10 Aug 1928

24 Jul 1995

Wife of John W STILES.

1549

D

17

Stiles

John W

26 Nov 1923

18 Mar 1994

Husband of Burnetta STILES.


Private First Class, U. S. Army, W. W. II

1549

1550

D

17

Stormont

Clifford K

31 Oct 1906

17 Oct 1919

--

0600

B

2

Stormont

Margaret A

29 Dec 1881

10 Sep 1972

Wife of Robert C STORMONT.

0593

B

2

Stormont

Marion R

28 Jul 1916

1 Mar 1942

--

0598

B

2

Stormont

Ralph

15 Oct 1901

6 Oct 1909

--

1138

A

18

Stormont

Robert C

21 Dec 1877

26 Mar 1968

Husband of Margaret A STORMONT.

0592

B

2

Stormont

Robert R “Bobb”

3 Aug 1938

20 Nov 2006

SN, US Navy.

0594

0595

B

2

Strubble

Shirley M Beckner

18 Jun 1937

16 Feb 1994

nee BECKNER.  "Mother"

“Children: Jennifer Lyn, Jimmie Lee" 

1636

1637

D

10

Sutton

Martha E

--

20 Sep 1870

Daughter of T & M SUTTON 

Age 1 yr. 6 mos.

0947

A

8

Swan

Claude

18 Jul 1899

15 Nov 1961

--

1510

C

9

Swan

Ethel

12 Mar 1892

26 Mar 1956

--

1509

C

9

Swartz

Josephine B

1892

1970

Wife of Ralph P  SWARTZ.

1215

C

1

Swartz

Ralph P

8 Nov 1893

15 Dec 1963

Husband of Josephine B SWARTZ. 


Indiana, Cook, 1st. Military Police Company, W. W. I, PH.

1215

1216

C

1


         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.