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First General Baptist Church Cemetery

Oakland City, Columbia Township

Gibson County, Indiana

Coordinates:Latitude, 38.3413 N;  Longitude, -87.3468 W
Congressional Location:NE-1/4; SW-1/4; SECTION 18; TOWNSHIP 2S; RANGE 8W
Common Directions:

Located on the west side of the First General Baptist Church, which is on the south side of Harrison Street, between Grove and Mulberry Streets, in Oakland City.

Last updated   30 Sep 2015

The following list is an attempt to show all known graves, using several different sources.  Photographs by Daniel L Elliott, 5 Mar 2010.  There may be other graves which are 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
Section
Row
Black
Henry H
16 Jan 1853 4 Mar 1861 Son of Robert & Malinda J BLACKNo headstone found or can no longer be identified.


Black
 J M
Mar 1816 --   --No headstone found or can no longer be identified.

Black  John 2 Jan 1837
31 Dec 1883
Husband of Mary Jane (CROW) BLACK.  Married 13 Nov 1859.  Son of David Albert & Martha (COLEMAN) BLACK.
Aged 47 years.
Pvt., Co. E, 80th Ind. Inf., enlisted on 9 Sep 1862, mustered out on 22 Jun 1865.
(Note:  Date of death from "Headstones Provided for Deceased Union Civil War Veterans 1879-1903.")

7987


5
Black
 Mary J
24 Aug 1838
16 ??? 1871 nee CROW.  Wife of James CROW.  Married 13 Nov 1859.
7988


5
Black
 Robert  -- --  __________J. M. BLACK7986


5
Chappell
 Lee Ruth
 --  -- "Fuller CHAPPELL's wife and baby, Lee Ruth"No headstone found or can no longer be identified.

Chappell
 Martha "Mattie" 10 Jan 1865 25 Jun 1873 Daughter of Capt. James E & Nancy Jane CHAPPELL.No headstone found or can no longer be identified.

Clifford  Harriet 18 Dec 1865 1880 Daughter of Ambrose G & Martha J (FARMER) CLIFFORD7947



1
Cockrum
 Clarence C
20 Aug 1874 15 Apr 1878 Son of James Marion & Sarah Francis
"Fannie" (THOMAS) COCKRUM.
No headstone found or can no longer be identified.

Cockrum   Henry Clay
2 Aug 1845 31 Mar 1862 Son of James Washington & Judah P (BARRETT)  COCKRUM.
Co. F, 42nd Ind. Inf.  Died at Murfreesboro, Tennessee.

7966


2
Cockrum Infant15 Aug 1858 15 Aug 1858Infant son of James Marion & Mary Elizabeth (RITCHEY) COCKRUM.7972


3
Cockrum   James Washington
12 Jan 1799 19 Nov 1875 Husband of Sally (BARRETT) COCKRUM, 1st, married 8 Oct 1818; and  Juda P (BARRETT) COCKRUM, 2nd, married 11 Jul 1835.  Son of James Wallace & Jane (SHEPARD) COCKRUM.
Colonel

7964

7965

2
Cockrum
 Judah P
4 Dec 1813 24 Nov 1875 nee BARRETT.  Second wife of James Washington COCKRUM.  Married 11 Jul 1835.  Daughter of William & Lucinda S (SAUNDERS) BARRETT.
(She was a charter member of the Keg Creek Church of General Baptists)
(Alternate birth date:  1 Dec 1813.)
7963

7965


2
Cockrum  Mary Elizabeth
22 Sep 1837 21 Mar 1866 nee RITCHEY.  Second wife of James Marion COCKRUM.  Married 15 Jan 1857.
7973


3
Cockrum  Minnie R
5 May 1860 3 Jan 1870 Daughter of James Marion & Mary Elizabeth (RITCHEY) COCKRUM.
Aged 9 yrs. 7 mos. 28 dys.

(Note:  Stone is broken, two separate pieces.)
7971 & 7971



3
Cockrum.  William T
20 Mar 1870 1 Apr 1884 Son of James Marion & Sarah Francis
"Fannie" (THOMAS) COCKRUM.
No headstone found or can no longer be identified.
 
Cockrum  Willie 14 Oct 1863 6 Feb 1864 Son of William M & Lucretia COCKRUM7968

2
Crow  Celia May
22 Jun 1875 18 Mar 1876 Daughter of Edward & Cinderilla K "Linda" (COCKRUM) CROW.7949
7951


1
Crow  Chesterfield B
16 Mar 1861 22 Mar 1882  Son of Edward & Cinderilla K "Linda" (COCKRUM) CROW.7950

7951



1
Crow  Cinderilla K "Linda"
8 Dec 1837 13 Feb 1879  nee COCKRUM.  Wife of Edward CROW.  Married 25 Oct 1853.  Daughter of James Washington & Judah P (BARRETT) COCKRUM.
7953


1
Crow  Edward 30 Sep 1825 8 Apr 1876 Husband of Cindrella K "Linda" (COCKRUM) CROW.  Married 25 Oct 1853.
7952


1
Crow  Helen Beatrice
9 Apr 1863 21 Mar 1882 Daughter of Edward & Cinderilla K "Linda" (COCKRUM) CROW.No headstone found or can no longer be identified.

Crow  James R
10 Apr 1871 12 Feb 1872 Son of Edward & Cinderilla K "Linda" (COCKRUM) CROW.
Aged 10 mos. 2 dys.
No headstone found or can no longer be identified.

Crow  William M "Willie"
31 Jul 1873 30 Jul 1874 Son of Edward & Cinderilla K "Linda" (COCKRUM) CROW.7954


1
Dill  Charles 26 Feb 1872 25 Mar 1876 Son of William B & Emeline M "Emma" (BLACK) DILL.7961


2
Dill  Dicey  abt 1808
 ? nee BARRETT.  Wife of Solomon DILL.  Married 11 May 1836.
7962


2
Dill   Solomon 1817
 11 May 1868  15 Apr 1876
Husband of Dicey (BARRETT) DILL. 

Married 11 May 1836.

(Note:  Date of death on memorial plaque is "1868")
Pvt., Company "D", 58th. Indiana Infantry.  Enlisted 16 Dec 1861, mustered out 21 Spr 1862, disability discharge. 


(Note:  The older military headstone is in Row 2 and the newer stone at tne north end of Row 1.)

NOTE:  Date of death from Headstones Provided for Deceased Union Civil War Veterans, 1879-1903 records his date of death as "Apl 15 1876."  Also, he is still living with his family on 4 Jun 1870 when the Federal Census was recorded for Columbia Twp., Gibson County, Indiana.

Thanks to Russ Dill for the additional date of death information.
7960

7957


1
Eppling  James 1853 abt 1864 (Note:  Dates on memorial plaque.)
No headstone found or can no longer be identified.

Eskew  ?  --  -- (Note:  Not found on memorial plaque.)
No headstone found or can no longer be identified.

Harper  John B
6 Dec 1815 12 Feb 1847 First husband of Mary (O'NEAL) HARPER KINMAM.  Married 18 Jun 1836.  Son of Adam Brown & Catherine (BELL) HARPER.

(First buried in Morton Cemetery, Barton Township.  In 1871, his remains were moved to here.  The headstone still exists at the Morton Cemetery.)
7982



Harper  Mary "Polly"
21 Mar 1809 25 Aug 1871 nee O'NEAL.   Wife of John HARPER, 1st, married 18 Jun 1836; and John KINMAN, Jr, 2nd, married 22 Aug 1850 in Pike County, Indiana. 

Daughter of James & Lucretia (POTTS) O'NEAL.
7985



Higgins  Nettie B
 -- --  Possibly a child of Joseph & Sarah (VANSANDT) HIGGINS.
No headstone found or can no longer be identified.

Hobbs  Lynda  1877 Dec 1880 Daughter of Oliver F & Nancy L HOBBS.
Aged 3 yrs. 8 mos. 10 dys.
8008


8
Hon  Martie 2 Jul 1875 --   --7978


5
Kimball  Caroline Lee
11 Jan 1807 22 Sep 1876 Wife of Charles KIMBALL.
Born in Lynchburg, Virginia.
8004


8
May
?
?
?
Child of J C & Mary A MAY.
(Note;  Not found on memorial plaque.)
7993


6
May
John T
--
24 ?? ???
Son of J C & Mary A MAY.
(Note:  Not found on memorial plaque.)
7992


6
Morris
?
--
1863
"Mrs. MORRIS"
(Information from memorial plaque.)
No headstone found or can no longer be identified.

Norcross  Hannah H
1812 30 Oct 1879 First wife of Reverend Sheperd NORCROSS.No headstone found or can no longer be identified.

Ragsdale.  Lucinda S
4 May 1840 21 Sep 1863 nee BARRETT.  Wife of James M RAGSDALE.  Married 17 Apr 1859.
7999


7
Richardson  Missouri A
 abt 1841
 -- nee DILL.  Wife of David L RICHARDSON.  Married 7 Jul 1859.  Daughter of Solomon & Dicey (BARRETT) DILL.
No headstone found or can no longer be identified.

Thomas  David 2 Jan 1871 14 Feb 1871 Son of Frank M & Lavonia Ann THOMASNo headstone found or can no longer be identified.

Thomas  Jonathan Mar 1810 1 Jul 1870 Husband of Lucinda THOMAS.
No headstone found or can no longer be identified.

Thomas  Lavonia Ann
30 May 1847 16 Nov 1871 Wife of Frank M THOMASNo headstone found or can no longer be identified.

Thomas  Viola Belle
29 Sep 1867 24 Aug 1868 Daughter of Frank M. & Lavonia Ann THOMASNo headstone found or can no longer be identified.

Thomas  Infant 14 Nov 1871 16 Nov 1871 Infant son of Frank M. & Lavonia Ann THOMASNo headstone found or can no longer be identified.

Tooley  Charles 1807 ?? ??? 1868  Husband of Nancy TOOLEY.
Aged 61 yrs. 7 mos. & 17 days.
7956


1
Wheeler
 Johnson abt 1818
 -- Husband of Elizabeth WHEELER.
A charter member of Keg Creek Church
Civil War soldier.  Pvt., Company "D" 58th Indiana Inf., enlisted 8 Sep 1862, discharged for wounds, 9 Apr 1863.

7991


6
Wirth  Emma C
25 Jan 1867 1 Feb 1876 Daughter of Charles & Caroline (KOENER) WIRTH.7996

7995


6
?
?
?
?
Located between CLIFFORD and CROW.
Probably a child of Edward & Cinderilla K "Linda" (COCKRUM) CROW.
7948


1
?
?
?
?
Located between two CROW burials.
Probably a child of Edward & Cinderilla K "Linda" (COCKRUM) CROW.
7950


1
?
 ?
?
?
Located at the north end of the row.
7958


1
?
?
?
?
Located between Henry Clay and Willie COCKRUM. 
Could be either Clarence C or William COCKRUM.
7976


2
?
?
?
?
Buried near Mary Elizabeth (RICHEY) COCKRUM.
7974


3
?
?
?
?
Stone is too worn to read.
7976


4
?
?
?
?
Broken and badly weathered stone, between MAY and WHEELER.
7994


6
?
?
--
2 Sep 18??
Too worn to read
8000


7
? ? ? ? Too worn to read.
8001

7
? ? ? ? Only base of stone remains.
8002

7
? ? ? ?? Broken stone.
8005

8
? ? ? ? Broken stone.
8006

8

8011

8014

8015

7945