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Forsythe Cemetery


Columbia Township

Gibson County, Indiana

Coordinates:Latitude, 38.3111 N;  Longitude, -87.3889 W
Congressional Location:NW-1/4; SW-1/4; SECTION 26; TOWNSHIP 2S; RANGE 9W
Common Directions:

4 miles southwest of Oakland  City. Located adjacent to the Forsythe  Church, on the east side of County Road 950E, at the intersection with County Road 300S.

Last updated  8 Oct 2010

This list was originally proofed and verified by Georgia McEllhiney in June 2002.  Headstones were photographed by Daniel L Elliott in August 2010, updates and corrections were made to the listing.  It is an attempt to show all known graves, using several different sources. 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

Sect-

ion

Row

Alcorn

Phylecta

1855

1899

Wife of Thomas ALCORN.

“Mother”

5915

5917

NW

14

Alcorn

Thomas

1851

27 Jan 1894

Husband of Phylecta ALCORN.

“Father”

5915

5916

NW

14

Alderson

Leila Steele

1892

1955

nee STEELE.

"Mother"

5807

NW

17

Allen

Eunice E

1883

1961

nee BASS.  Wife of Shirely W ALLEN.  Married 18 Sep 1905.  Daughter of John & Anna L (McCLEARY) BASS.

5732

NE

3

Ammon

Threcia

6 Jun 1891

20 Jul 1912

Wife of Arthur AMMON

5797

NW

17

Anderson

Alexander

7 Jun 1801

18 Mar 1878

(Note:  Stone has been reset in concrete hiding the date of death.)

6493

NW

3

Anderson

Martha Pride

1855

1930

nee PRIDE.  Wife of John W Anderson.  Married 13 May 1900.

6036

NW

12

Andrew

Harvey John, Sr

1897

1957

Husband of Leo Maud ANDREWS

5640

SW

2

Andrews

Elizabeth Anne

20 Nov 1945

--

Wife of Harvey John ANDREWS, Jr..   Married 2 Sep 1978

5512

SE

4

Andrews

Harvey John, Jr

5 Jul 1935

9 Feb 1995

Husband of Elizabeth Anne ANDREWS.   Married 2 Sep 1978.

5512

SE

4

Andrews

Leo Maud

29 Oct 1899

14 Jan 1995

Wife of Harvey John ANDREWS, Sr.

Aged 95 yrs.

5641

SW

2

Arbuthnot

Loyd B 

16 Feb 1925

12 Jan 1974

Husband of Vernetta (SMITH) ARBUTHNOT.  

Indiana, 2nd. DLT, U. S. Army Air Force, WW II.

5678

5679

SW

1

Arbuthnot

Madge G

1900

1950

Wife of William C. ARBUTHNOT

5811

NW

17

Arbuthnot

Vernetta

4 Apr 1913

28 Apr 2004

nee SMITH.  Wife of Loyd B ARUTHNOT

5678

SW

1

Arbuthnot

William C

1896

1960

Husband of Madge G. ARBUTHNOT

5811

NW

17

Arnold

George R

17 Aug 1824

4 Dec 1897

 --

5895

NW

14

Ashby

Alena

12 Jun 1910

21 Dec 1990

Wife of Clifford ASHBY.

5443

SE

6

Ashby

Clifford

24 Sep 1910

19 Nov 1991

Husband of Alena ASHBY

5443

SE

6

 Sections and Rows.

For purposes of this listing, the cemetery was divided into four Sections:  Northwest (NW), Northeast (NE), Southwest (SW), and Southeast (SE.)  Rows were numbered beginning on the west side of each section.  Please be advised rows 1-5 in the Northwest sections are somewhat irregular. 

5411 Sign at entrance, Southwest section of cemetery.
5414  View of Northwest section of the cemetery.
5413  Front side of Veterans Memorial
6445 Back side of Veterans Memorial.