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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   12 Oct 2016

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

Camp

Benjamin F

--

10 Mar 1868

Son of W. P. & E. CAMP.

Aged 13 ys. 11 ms. 15 ds.

6457

NW

5

Camp

Mary M A

--

2 Mar 1868

Daughter of W. P. & E. CAMP.

Aged 10 ys. 6 ms.

6456

NW

5

Campbell

Elizabeth

--

3 Oct 1877

Aged 77 years.

6467

NW

4

Cansler

Bruce Alan

7 Dec 1947

26 May 2012

Son of Glenn & Nina (HOPKINS) CANSLER. 

AM3, US Navy, Vietnam.


(Click here to view obituary.)

3598

SE

6

Cansler

Nina Lee

26 Oct 1926

6 Nov 2007

nee HOPKINS.  Daughter of Dee & Mable (GARRISON) HOPKINS.

“Our Mother”

“My Children:  Bruce, Mark, Melanie” 


(Click here to view obituary.)

5453

5454

SE

6

Chambers

Abram

15 Oct 1853

7 Nov 1863

Son of J. M. & C. CHAMBERS

6397

NW

6

Channell

Helen W

19 Mar 1904

2 Feb 1979

Wife of Wallace E. CHANNELL

5498

SE

4

Channell

Wallace E

19 Apr 1899

6 Oct 1968

Husband of Helen W. CHANNELL

5498

SE

4

Chappell

Matilda

--

23 Jul 1881

Wife of Nathaniel T CHAPPELL.

Aged 55 Yrs. 9 Mos. 14 Dys.

6506

NW

1

Chappell

Nathaniel T

--

22 May 1886

Husband of Matilda CHAPPELL.

“Father”

Aged 62 Yrs. 7 Mos. 11 Dys.

Company "D", 44th. Indiana Infantry.   (Enlisted as a Private on 2 Sep 1864, mustered out on 27 Jun 1865)

(Note:  Military headstone has middle initial as “F”)

6505

6507

NW

1

Chism

Cecil C

21 May 1921

13 Feb 1999

Married Mildred P CHISM, 1st, 2 Mar 1946 and Betty CHISM, 2nd.

MMC, US Navy, WW II.

5479

5480

SE

5

Chism

Mildred P

8 May 1920

5 May 1982

Wife of Cecil C. CHISM.   Married 2 Mar 1946.

5479

SE

5

Clifford

Ambrose C

8 May 1826

21 Oct 1902

Husband of Martha J CLIFFORD.

“Father”

Pvt., Co. F, 42nd Inf. Reg., Indiana.


5960

5961

NW

13

Clifford

John W

25 Sep 1845

20 Dec 1881

Son of Ambrose C & Martha J CLIFFORD.

5957

NW

13

Clifford

Martha J

13 Aug 1829

14 Feb 1905

Wife of Ambrose C. CLIFFORD.

"Mother"

5960

5962

NW

13

Cloin

Robert H

21 Jul 1933

24 Mar 2016

Husband of Patsy (OSBORNE) CLOIN. 


Son of Herman Thomas & Ruth (HUTTON) CLOIN. 


(Click here to view obituary.)

Photo not yet available.

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Cochren

Carolyn R

8 Oct 1944

--

nee KINDER.  Wife of John R COCHREN. 


Married: 2 Jun 1962. 


Parents of:  Jeffery; Larry; Michael; Tony.

3357

SE

6

Cochren

John R "Dick"

4 Sep 1941

--

Husband of Carolyn R (KINDER) COCHREN. 


Married: 2 Jun 1962. 


Parents of:  Jeffery; Larry; Michael; Tony.

3357

SE

6

Coleman

Iva

29 Dec 1873

19 May 1955

Wife of Lemuel COLEMAN

5870

NW

15

Coleman

Lemuel

4 May 1869

26 Feb 1941

Husband of Iva COLEMAN

5870

NW

15

Coleman

Robert 

--

--

Pvt., Company "C", 12th. Missouri SM Cavalry

5869

NW

15

Collins

Arlie

29 Sep 1910

1 May 1966

Wife of Herschell COLLINS

5545

SE

2

Collins

Herschel

12 Jun 1905

12 Jan 1963

Husband of Arlie COLLINS

5545

SE

2

Collins

Ronald D

11 Mar 1943

10 Apr 1998

"Dad"

5546

SE

2

Collins

Vonnetta Carol

--

23 Nov 1938

(Note:  Buried next to Herschel & Arlie COLLINS.)

5544

SE

2

Conrad

Raymond August

17 Apr 1919

22 Jul 2010

Husband of Velma Lorine (HEDGES) CONRAD.  Son of August & Hester CONRAD.
US Army Air Corps., WW II.


(Click here to view obituary.)

5491

SE

5

Conrad

Velma Lorine Hedges

13 Jan 1924

18 Nov 2010

nee HEDGES.  Wife of Raymond August CONRAD.  Daughter of Daniel & Cumi HEDGES.
(Click here to view obituary.)

5491

SE

5

Corn

E Lloyd

1894

1959

Husband of Marjorie A. CORN.  

5698

NE

7

Corn

Marjorie A

1904

1949

Wife of E. Lloyd CORN

5698

NE

7

Cotterill

Anna “Annie”

1848

1884

nee HUDDLESTON.  Wife of John COTTERILL

6274

NW

8

Cotterill

Bert L

12 Apr 1909

10 Aug 1985

Husband of Evelyn (RUSS) COTTERILL

5635

SW

2

Cotterill

Eva Lincoln

1875

1939

nee LINCOLN.  Wife of James Ephraim COTTERILL

6273

NW

8

Cotterill

Evelyn

31 Aug 1914

24 Sep 2016

nee RUSS.  Wife of Bert L. COTTERILL. 


Daughter of Claude & Ota (BRUCE) RUSS. 


(Click here to view obituary.)

5635

SW

2

Cotterill

John

1833

2 May 1903

Husband of Anna “Annie” (HUDDLESTON) COTTERILL.  Civil War.


6274

NW

8

Cotterll

James Ephraim

1876

1960

Husband of Eva (LINCOLN) COTTERILL

6273

NW

8

Coulter

Grover M

1885

1960

-- 

5594

SE

1

Coulter

Hoyt G

14 Nov 1911

26 Jan 1927

--

5593

SE

1

Cousert

Mary O

11 Sep 1854

3 Dec 1881

Wife of Thomas COUSERT.

5975

NW

13

Cox

Helen Steele

1906

1950

nee STEELE.  Daughter of Samuel Chester & Della (McCAIN) GLADISH STEELE.

5606

SE

3

Creasey

Barbara Ann

25 Apr 1965

--

nee KINSEY.  Wife of Errol Bryan  CREASEY.  Married 13 Aug 2008. 

1111

SE

2

Creasey

Errol Bryan

25 Sep 1962

10 Dec 2010

Husband of Barbara Ann (KINSEY) CREASEY.  Married 13 Aug 2008.  Son of Howard & Patsy CREASEY. 


(Click here to view obituary.)

1111

SE

2

Creasey

Howard Eugene “Gene”

14 Jun 1938

29 Jul 2003

Husband of Patsy (HOPKINS) CREASEY.  Married 20 Aug 1960.  Son of Rev. J W & Pauline CREASEY.

“Our Children:  Troy O, Errol B, Antia M, Kyle L, Justin E”

MM2, US Navy, Vietnam.

5549

5550

SE

2

Creasey

Patsy R

21 Sep 1939

--

Wife of Howard Eugene “Gene” CREASEY.  Married 20 Aug 1960.

“Our Children:  Troy O, Errol B, Antia M, Kyle L, Justin E”

5549

5550

SE

2

Creasey

Troy Owen

13 Sep 1961

23 Jan 1962

Infant son of Howard & Patsy CREASEY.

"Our Baby"

5548

SE

2

Crilley

Charles W

23 Oct 1867

28 Mar 1898

Son of Isham & Mary A CRILLEY.

6216

NW

9

Crilley

Isham

--

1895-1900

Husband of Mary A. CRILLEY.  

Pvt., Company "G", 58th. Indiana Infantry

6215

NW

9

Crilley

Maggie

13 Oct 18??

8 Sep 1880

Daughter of Isham & Mary A CRILLEY

6138

NW

10

Crilley

Mary A

16 Oct 1841

13 Oct 1905

Wife of Isham CRILLEY

6214

NW

9

Crow

Elsie M

22 Apr 1899

29 Oct 1995

Wife of William CROW

5528

SE

3

Crow

William 

29 Dec 1895

10 Jan 1962

Husband of Elsie M. CROW.  

I

ndiana, Private First Class, U. S. Army, W.W. I

5528

5529

SE

3

Crum

Robert G

6 Jul 1934

31 Jul 2010

Husband of Vivian D “Dede” CRUM.

“Parents of Rusty”

1104

SE

5

Crum

Vivian D “Dede”

6 May 1938

14 Nov 2004

Wife of Robert G CRUM.

“Parents of Rusty”

1104

SE

5

Cunningham

Ronald Leo

14 Apr 1933

9 Oct 2006

Husband of Sandra Lou (HOLLON) CUNNINGHAM.  Married 28 Oct 1956.  Son of Thomas Hendricks CUNNIGHAHM & Mary Lucinda (CHUMBLEY)  CUNNINGHAM WHEELER.

“Our Daughters:  Anita, Teresa, Gina”

SKGSN, US Navy, Korea.


(Click here to view obituary.)

5493

5494

SE

4

Cunningham

Sandra Lou

19 Jul 1937

--

nee HOLLON.  Wife of Ronald Leo CUNNINGHAM.  Married 28 Oct 1956.

“Our Daughters:  Anita, Teresa, Gina”

5493

SE

4

Curtice

Barbara A

29 Feb 1936

8 Apr 2006

nee LEDBETTER.  Daughter of Marshall & Julia LEDBETTER.

"Mother" 


(Click here to view obituary.)

5434

SE

7

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.