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Mead Cemetery

Center Township

Gibson County, Indiana

Coordinates:

Latitude, 38.3600 N;  Longitude, -87.4313 W

Congressional Location:

NW-1/4; NE-1/4; SECTION 8; TOWNSHIP 2S; RANGE 9W

Common Directions:

Located on the west side of County Road 725E, about 1/4 mile south of the intersection with County Road 50N, about 2 1/2 miles northeast of Francisco.

Last updated

    29 Aug 2017

This transcription was submitted by Georgia McEllhiney, June 2000 and updated 10 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

Notes & Inscriptions

Photo#                                                    Photo      

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Row

King

Allen Monroe

31 Jan 1873

12 Oct 1942

Husband of Clara Omega (KENDLE) KING. 


Married:  27 Aug 1896.


Son of Marion & Indiana (INGRAM) KING.

0110

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2

King

Charles Marion

9 Jun 1875

18 May 1905

Husband of Emma F (DOUGLASS) KING, 1st, married 7 Sep 1894; and second husband of Martha Frances "Fannie" (McGARRAH) BROWN KING,married:  10 Jul 1904.


Son of Monroe D & Julia A (INGRAM) KING.

No headstone found.

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?

King

Clara

25 Aug 1878

31 Oct 1955

nee KENDLE.  Wife of Allen Monroe KING. 


Daughter of George & Mahala (MEADE) KING.

0110

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2

King

Eathel

24 May 1895

18 Jan 1896

Daughter of Charles M & Emma F (DOUGLASS)  King

0134

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3

King

Emma F

19 Nov 1878

17 Sep 1902

nee DOUGLASS. Wife of Charles M KING. 


Married:  7 Sep 1894.


Daughter of Cornelius & Sopha J (TAYLOR) DOUGLASS


Aged 25 Y. 9 M. 28 D.

0131

0133

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3

King

Infant

2 Jul 1904

2 Jul 1904

Stillborn daughter of Allen Monroe & Clara Omega (KENDLE) KING

0109

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2

King

Jessie

23 Sep 1898

31 Jan 1899

Daughter of Charles M & Emma F (DOUGLASS)  King


Aged 4 mos. 7 dys

0130

0128

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3

King

John Smith

9 Nov 1900

"19 Nov 1900"

30 Jan 1904

Infant son of Charles M & Emma F (DOUGLASS) KING.

0127

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3

King

Richard D

25 Jun 1903

18 Apr 1982

Son of Alan Monroe & Clara Omega (KENDLE) KING.

0108

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2

King

Sarah Ann

13 Mar 1866

19 Dec 1903

nee ANNIS.  Wife of Charles Marion KING


Daughter of Thomas & Jane (BUCHER) ANNIS.


Aged 37 Y 9 M. 6 D.

0135

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3

Lance

Harrison "Harry"

1871

1920

First husband of Mariah E (OSBORNE) LANCE TRIBLE. 


Married:  24 Sep 1891. 


Son of John W & Martha (WITHERSPOON) LANCE.


"Father"

0233

0237

0234

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12

Lance

Infant

1892

1892

Infant of Harrison "Harry" & Mariah E (OSBORNE) LANCE.

0235

0234

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12

Lance

Joanna

3 Apr 1818

9 Mar 1891

Wife of Olly LANCE.


Aged 72 years.

0262

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15

Lance

John W

16 Dec 1842

12 Sep 1892

Husband of Martha (WITHERSPOON) LANCE, 1st, married 5 Sep 1867; and America (HARGROVE) LANCE, 2nd, married:  7 Mar 1878.


Company "B", 58th  Indiana Volunteers.

0243  No individual monument found.


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13

Lewis

Mary E

1 Nov 1852

19 Feb 1938

nee HILL.  Second wife of Samuel Marshall "Sam" LEWIS. 


Married:  20 Oct 1872.


Daughter of James & ? (GIBBONS) HILL.

0164

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5

Lewis

Stella

--

27 Sep 1873

Daughter of Ssmuel Marshall "Sam" & Mary E "May" (HILL) LEWIS.


Aged 17 d’s.

0163

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5

Madden

Charles P

22 Feb 1851

8 May 1916

Husband of Mary Ann (DEFFENDALL) MADDEN. 


Son of Wright & Jean (HOLLINGSWORTH) MADDEN.

0263

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15

Madden

Mary Ann

19 Oct 1866

"1870"

15 Oct 1949

nee DEFFENDALL.  Wife of Charles P MADDEN. 


Daughter of George & Catherine  (KIRK) DEFFENDALL.

0263

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15

Madden

Palmer

3 Apr 1896

15 Nov 1896

Son of Charles P & Mary Ann (DEFFENDALL) MADDEN.

0265

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15

Malone

Andrew Jackson

29 Dec 1814

5 Mar 1869

Husband of Lydia MALONE. 


Son of John & Elizabeth MALONE.


Aged 54 ys. 2 ms. 7 ds.

0311

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18

Malone

Infant

17 Jul 1867

17 Jul 1867

Son of Andrew Jackson & Lydia A (YAGER) MALONE.

0309

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18

Malone

Logan

23 Sep 1846

14 Dec 1846

Son of Andrew Jackson & Lydia A (YAGER) MALONE.

0258

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14

Malone

Lydia A

27 Oct 1820

10 Apr 1863

nee YEAGER.  Wife of Andrew Jackson MALONE.

0313

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18

Malone

Nickolas

28 Sep 1839

2 Dec 1853

Son of Andrew Jackson & Lydia A (YAGER) MALONE.


(Stone is broken into two pieces.)

0315

0316

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18

Malone

Smith Miller

9 Sep 1857

3 Sep 1858

Son of Andrew Jackson & Lydia A (YAGER) MALONE.


Aged 11 mos. 24 ds.

0317

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18

Mans

Elizabeth

1 Dec 1837

25 Apr 1904

nee MALONE.  Wife of Henry MANS "MANTZ" 


Married:  30 Oct 1859.


Daughter of Jackson & Elizabeth (YEAGER) MALONE.


“Mother”

0324

0325

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18

Mans

Henry

25 Jul 1831

4 Feb 1917

Husband of Elizabeth (MALONE) MANS. 


Son of Henry MANS.


Our Parents

“Father”

0320

0322

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18

Mans

Henry Willis

14 Feb 1865

22 May 1929

Husband of Mary Delencia (BROADWELL) MANS. 


Married 10 Aug 1891. 

(Later divorced.)


Son of Henry & Elizabeth (MALONE) MANS. 


Buried here:  24 May 1929.


Note:  Information from Certificate of Death.

No headstone found or identified.  Probably buried on parents lot.

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18

Mans

Infant

--

--

Infant son of Henry & Elizabeth (MALONE) MANS.

0319

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18

Massey

Florah Hester "Flora"

14 Mar 1870

15 May 1910

nee CLARK.  Wife of William J MASSEY. 


Daughter of R H & Bell (DUNCAN) CLARK.

0078

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1

Massey

Infant

--

--

Child of William J & Flora MASSEY.

0079

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1

Massey

William J

5 Sep 1862

14 Jan 1914

Husband of Flora H (CLARK) MASSEY. 


Son of Jeremiah H & Frances  C "Fannie" (HENSON) MASSEY/MASSIE.


“Erected by his mother.”

0077

0080

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1

Massie

Frances C "Fannie"

29 Apr 1841

20 Feb 1881

nee HENSON.  Wife of Jeremaih MASSIE 


Married:  23 Dec 1860.


Daughter of McPhelon & Abigail Jane (DUFF) HENSON.

No headstone found.

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21

Massie

Jeremiah

29 Apr 1841

20 Feb 1881

Husband of Frances C "Fannie" (HENSON) MASSIE. 


Married:  23 Dec 1860. 


Son of Thomas B & Eliza MASSIE.

0374

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21

Massie

Thomas E

1872

13 Mar 1888

Son of Jeremiah H & Frances C "Fannie" (HENSON) MASSIE.

0376

0377

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21

McCune

Sarrah

1781

1855

Aged 74 years. 

0328

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19

McKedy

Daniel S

19 Jul 1891

2 Nov 1898

Daughter of John N & Mary A (MADDEN) McKEDY

0217

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10

McKedy

George

20 Nov 1893

26 Sep 1894

Son of R S & R H McKEDY

0226

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11

McKedy

Infant

14 Jun 1882

--

Daughter of John N & Mary A (MADDEN) McKEDY

0201

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9

McKedy

Infant

27 Mar 1878

--

Daughter of John N & Mary A (MADDEN) McKEDY

0201

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9

McKedy

John

11 Apr 1850

1 Jan 1928

Husband of Mary A (MADDEN) McKEDY. 


Married:  11 Mar 1877.


Son of Thomas & Marie (TEAL) McKEDY.

No headstone found

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?

McKedy

Mary A

10 Feb 1853

31 Dec 1897

nee MADDEN.  Wife of John N McKEDY 


Married:  11 Mar 1877.

0216

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9

Meade

Mary A

22 May 1860

2 Mar 1899

Daughter of John & Minerva MEADE

 

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Messersmith

Arthur W

--

15 Jul 1881

Son of Mitchel M & Laura Elizabeth (MEADE) MESSERSMITH.


Aged 9 yrs. 3 mos. 9 dys.

0099

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2

Messersmith

Grant Earl

--

17 Oct 1889

Son of Mitchel M & Laura Elizabeth (MEADE) MESSERSMITH.


Aged 8 M’s 6 D’s.

0103

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2

Messersmith

Laura Elizabeth

27 Nov 1852

17 Feb 1923

nee MEADE.  Wife of Mitchell M MESSERSMITH.


Married:  6 Jan 1876.


Daughter of John S & Minervia (YAGER) MEADE.

0095

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2

Messersmith

Margaret Z

3 Aug 1887

14 Apr 1915

Daughter of Mitchel M & Laura Elizabeth (MEADE) MESSERSMITH.

0097

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2

Messersmith

Minerra K

11 Sep 1896

25 Sep 1899

Daughter of Mitchel M & Laura Elizabeth (MEADE) MESSERSMITH."Our Darling"

0098

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2

Messersmith

Mitchel M

5 Jul 1846

6 Jan 1926

Husband of Laura Elizabeth (MEADE) MESSERSMITH. 


Married:  6 Jan 1876.


Son of Joseph MESSERSMITH, Sr.

0095

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2

Monroe

Amelia Ann

8 Apr 1852

27 Dec 1932

nee AYDELOTTE.  Wife of Frederick K MONROE.


Married:  30 Sep 1874.


Daughter of James T & Syntha Ann (HOLLINGSWORTH) ADLET.

0225

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11

Monroe

Frederick Kilpatric

13 Feb 1845

"1846"

9 Nov 1915

Husband of Amelia A (AYDELOTTE) MONROE. 


Married:  30 Sep 1874.


Son of Charles & Nancy (CLINTON) MONROE.

0225

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11

Monroe

Pearl

1881

1886

--

0383

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11

Nunley

Thomas H

--

18 Feb 1879

Son of Elijah NUNLEY & Angeline (McPHEARSON) NUNLEY PEARSON.


Aged 20 Y. 27 D.

0204

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9

Osborn

Charles

4 Mar 1847

25 Oct 1921

Husband of Ruth OSBORN.


Company "I", 186th  Regiment, New York Infantry

0267

0268

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16

Osborn

Ruth

1834

1924

Wife of Charles OSBRORN.

0267

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16

Parker

Alfred

15 Feb 1879

21 Jul 1907

Husband of Celia (LOVELESS) PARKER.   


Married:  28 Sep 1903.


Son of Sharach & Julia Ann (ESKEW) PARKER.

0160

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4

Pearson

Hiram A

1824

1863

Husband of Nancy DRYSDALE. 


Married:  13 Oct 1859.


Cook, Company "K", 58th Indiana Infantry

0255

0256

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14

Pearson

Nancy

1824

1897

nee DRYSDALE.  Wife of Hiram A PEARSON. 


Married:  13 Oct 1859.

0255

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14

Pearson

William

1832

1854

 

0255

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14

Pearson

William A

--

21 Apr 1885

Husband of Angeline (McPHEARSON) NEWLY PEARSON. 


Married:  14 Jul 1866.


Son of John & Elisabeth PEARSON.


Aged 52 Y. 8 M. & 7 D.


Company "H", 17th  Indiana Volunteers.

0203

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9

Roberts

Margret A

2 Jan 1824

22 Feb 1879

Aged 55 Yrs. 1 Mo. 20 Ds.

0181

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7

Shafer

Margaret J

30 Oct 1885

8 Aug 1896

Daughter of S  & S  E  SHAFER

0081

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1

Simpson

Mary J

--

3 Feb 1881

nee LANCE.  Wife of Mose WITHERSPOON, 1st, married 5 Apr 1864; and William  Johnson SIMPSON, 2nd, married 10 Aug 1873.


Daughter of Olly & J LANCE.


Aged 40 yrs. 1 mo. 8 dys.

0260

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15

Simpson

William Johnson

24 Jan 1847

3 Jun 1923

Husband of Mary J (LANCE) WITHERSPOON SIMPSON, married 10 Aug 1873; and Hellen "Ellen" (SIMS) SIMPSON, married 12 Aug 1891.


Son of William & Elizabeth (LOVE) SIMPSON.


"A Father Near, A Husband Dear, A Faithful Friend, Lies Buried Here"

0261

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15

Snyder

George W

6 May 1885

16 Mar 1965

Husband of Ida B (BEASLEY) SNYDER. 


Married:  3 Jun 1908. 


Son of Isaac J & Julia A (KERSTEIN) SNYDER.

0172

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6

Snyder

Ida B

6 Mar 1887

1962

nee BEASLEY.  Wife of George W SNYDER. 


Married:  3 Jun 1908.  Daughter of Thomas F & Elizabeth (SKELTON) BEASLEY.

0172

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6

Snyder

Infant

13 Jan 1909

13 Jan 1909

Infant of George W & Ida B (BEASLEY) SNYDER.

0170

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6

Taylor

John

20 Sep 1815

30 Jan 1839

--

0368

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20

Taylor

Rachel

18 Feb 1796

12 Apr 1855

Wife of William G TAYLOR.

0362

 

20

Taylor

William G

--

24 Oct 1846

Husband of Rachel TAYLOR.


Aged 54 yrs. 8 mo. & 10 ds.

0365

0364

 

20

Thomas

James Oliver

13 Dec 1871

25 Jun 1951

Husband of Rosetta "Ettie" (GEARS) THOMAS. 


Married 30 Sep 1894. 


Son of Milton & Matilda (ABBET) THOMAS.

0082

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1

Thomas

Rosetta "Ettie"

23 Sep 1870

6 Sep 1947

nee GEARS.  Wife of Oliver THOMAS. 


Married 30 Sep 1894.


Daughter of Noah & Ellen (PRIDE) GEARS.

0082

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1

Thompson

Clark A

27 Apr 1844

12 May 1863

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


Enlisted 18 Aug 1862.  Died 11 May 1863 at Henderson, Kentucky.


0354

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20

Tooley

Cora Ellen

7 Jan 1891

2 Jul 1975

nee ANNIS.  Wife of Sherman  TOOLEY. 


Married:  1 Dec 1911.


Daughter of Charles Thomas & Necy Ann (GEAR) ANNIS.

0296

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18

Tooley

Vonnetta F

2 Oct 1914

26 Dec 1941

Daughter of Sherman & Cora Ellen (ANNIS) TOOLEY.

0297

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18

Trible

Mariah Elizabeth Lance

30 May 1874

25 Jun 1955

nee OSBORNE.  Widow of Harrison "Harry" LANCE, married:  24 Sep 1891; and second wife of William TRIBLE, 2nd.


Daughter of Charles & Ruth (LAMON) OSBORNE.


“Mother”

0232

0236

0234

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12

Trippet

Infant

--

--

Infant son of Joseph D & Ruth A (JOHNSON) TRIPPET.

0184

 

7

Trippet

Ruth A

--

20 Apr 1874

nee JOHNSON.  Wife of Joseph D Trippett


Daughter of David Johnson.


Aged 24 ys 9 ms 15 days

0183

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7

Turpin

Nancy Ellen "Ella"

4 Nov 1877

22 Oct 1932

nee JENKINS.  Wife of William E TURPIN. 


Married 24 Apr 1897. 


Daughter of James William & Rachel W (ROSS) JENKINS. 


(Click here to view obituary.)

No headstone found or identified.

 

?

Vickers

Esmerelda

24 Nov 1853

7 Jul 1856

Daughter of H C & Marinda Ann VICKERS.

0283

 

17

Vickers

Marinda Ann

abt 1833

25 May 1873

nee FARMER.  First wife of Henry C VICKERS. 


Married:  7 Oct 1851. 


Daughter of Fleming & Luvine FARMER.


Aged ? (buried) 


Note:  Henry C VICKERS and his second wife are buried at Montgomery Cemetery, Oakland City, Indiana.

0294

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17

Vickers

Mary L

4 Jan 1856

17 Sep 1856

Daughter of Henry C & Marinda Ann (FARMER) VICKERS

0285

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17

Vickers

Wilbur

--

24 Oct 186?

Son of Henry C & Marinda Ann (FARMER) VICKERS


(Bottom of stone is now severly damaged.)

0291

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17

Vickers

Windfield C

5 Oct 1852

3 Nov 1852

Son of of Henry C & Marinda Ann (FARMER) VICKERS

0284

0281 (footstone)

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17

Wallace

Nancy

--

16 Sep 1845

Second wife of John T WALLACE.


Aged about 27 Years.

0370

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20

White

Gladys Brucine

14 May 1927

14 Aug 1927

--

0346

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20

Wilhite

Ardelia

--

28 Sep 1876

Daughter of Woodson William & Mary Etta (NUNLY) WILHITE.


Aged 1 Yr. 8 Days.

0197

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8

Wilhite

Carl William

8 Feb 1877

20 Jul 1937

Husband of May (CRILLY) WILHITE.


Son of Woodson William & Mary Etta (NUNLY) WILHITE.



WW I.


0111

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2

Wilhite

Infant

21 Jan 1902

"27 Jan 1902"

23 Jan 1902

"31 Jan 1902"

Premature daughter of Carl William & Nancy Mary (CRILLY) WILHITE. 


Note:  Dates on Death  Certificate do not agree with the headstone.  Buried 23 Jan 1902.

0113

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2

Wilhite

Infant

15 May 1869

15 May 1869

Twin daughter of Cornelius & Sarah Ellen (LANCE) WILHITE.

0198

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8

Wilhite

Infant

15 May 1869

15 May 1869

Twin daughter of Cornelius & Sarah Ellen (LANCE) WILHITE.

0198

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8

Wilhite

Nancy May

7 Sep 1876

18 Mar 1969

nee CRILLY.  Wife of Carl William WILHITE. 


Daughter of Isham & Mary Jane (HARPER) WILHITE.

0112

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2

Wilhite

Sidney Harold

8 Jul 1908

25 Feb 1958

Son of Carl William & Nancy Mary (CRILLY) WILHITE. 


"Father   We Miss You"

0114

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2

Witherspoon

Nanie Lucella

--

19 Apr 1885

Daughter of James Thomas & Etta  Aldie "Ettie" (POLK) WITHERSPOON.


Aged 1 yr 2 mos 20 dys

  Headstone not found or identified, 6 Apr 2010.

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Witherspoon

Vilet Ann

5 May 1866

3 Nov 1877

Daughter of Moses C & Mary Jane (LANCE) WITHERSPOON.


Grand Daughter of Olly L & Joann LANCE

0356

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20

Woolsey

Celia

--

10 Dec 1847

Aged 63 YRS 10 MOS 6 DYS.

0358

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20

Woolsey

Sarah A

21 Jul 1855

25 May 1856

Daughter of George & Jemima Jane (TAYLOR) WOOLSEY.

0360

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20

Yager

Eleanor "Elenor"

--

30 Nov 1849

nee DUNCAN.  First wife of Jeremiah Vardeman YAGER. 


Married:  14 Oct 1838.


Aged 30 yrs. 2 m’s. 3 d’s.

0278

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16

Yager

Jasper

 --

4 Mar 1871

Son of Jeremiah Vardeman & Catherine (TAYLOR) YAGER.


Aged 18 yrs. 4 mos. 5 dys.


(Note:  Stone is broken in two pieces.)

0271

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16

?

?

 --

 --

Base of monument only.  (Probably a JULIAN.)

0104

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2

?

?

 --

-- 

No readable markings.

0182

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7

?

?

--

 --

Infant; no readable information

0239

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12

?

?

--

 --

No readable information; footstone “L. F. ?.”

0240

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12

?

?

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 --

Several footstones and other pieces of headstones are stacked on an old stump; in row with VICKERS burials.

0280

0281

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17

         Sections and Rows
The cemetery is all one section.  Rows were numbered starting on the east side of the cemetery.

 
0073  View looking west from entrance.

0378  View looking north at west end of cemetery.

0379  View looking northeast from the southwest corner.

0380  View looking east from the southwest corner.