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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   05 Jul 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

Garrison

Infant

20 Mar 1891

22 Mar 1891

Infant son of F & A GARRISON.

6048

NW

12

Garrison

Nancy

1 Jul 1836

27 Feb 1903

Wife of Simon GARRISON

“Mother”

6051

6052

NW

12

Garrison

Nellie

12 Jan 1894

8 Sep 1897

Daughter of F & A GARRISON

6049

NW

12

Garrison

Simon

20 Jan 1830

1 Jan 1887

Husband of Nancy GARRISON.

“Father”

Cpl., Co. D, 82nd Ind. Inf.

6053

6054

5413

NW

12

Gehlhausen

Nancy

--

--

Wife of Terry GEHLHAUSEN.

5421

SE

8

Gehlhausen

Terry

--

--

Husband of Nancy GEHLHAUSEN.

5421

SE

8

Gentry

David W

21 Apr 1862

26 Aug 1943

--

6208

NW

9

Gentry

Elvira

14 Apr 1838

--

Wife of James M. GENTRY.

“Mother”

6060

6062

NW

11

Gentry

Emma E

1879

1966

Wife of William F. GENTRY

6025

NW

12

Gentry

Floyd

15 Feb 1904

9 Sep 1932

Son of William F & Emma E GENTRY.

6026

NW

12

Gentry

James M

14 Jun 1832

9 Sep 1909

Husband of Elvira GENTRY

“Father”

Civil War.


6060

6061

NW

11

Gentry

Sallie A

26 Jan 1857

4 Feb 1886

Daughter of James M. & Elvira GENTRY.

Aged 29 years.

6064

NW

11

Gentry

William F

1875

1953

Husband of Emma E. GENTRY

6025

NW

12

Georges

John M

4 Jan 1886

28 Jan 1968

--

No headstone found or identified Aug 2010.

?

?

Gillispie

Infant

4 Jan 1892

4 Jan 1892

Son of William I. & Mary A. GILLISPIE.

6066

6067

NW

11

Gillispie

Mary A

21 May 1860

19 Mar 1892

Wife of William I. GILLISPIE.

6066

6068

NW

11

Gillispie

William I 

17 Feb 1831

6 Jul 1900

Husband of Mary A. GILLISPIE.  

Company "B", 58th. Indiana Infantry

6066

6069

NW

11

Goldman

Glenn

23 Dec 1888

27 Mar 1878

Husband of Margie O. GOLDMAN.

S2, US Navy., WW I.

5579

5413

SE

1

Goldman

Margie O

26 Jan 1896

18 Sep1973

Wife of Glenn GOLDMAN

5579

SE

1

Goodwin

Byron R

12 Nov 1917

8 Jun 1995

Husband of Mildred B. (HEATHMAN) GOODWIN

6270

NW

8

Goodwin

Mildred B

18 Jul 1914

16 Jul 2000

nee HEATHMAN.  Wife of Byron R. GOODWIN

6270

NW

8

Graham

Alice

1923

1971

nee FLACK.  Daughter of Charles A & Sybil C FLACK.

5609

SW

3

Green

Andrew Jackson

14 Oct 1880

13 Feb 1914

First husband of Claudia May "Claud" (FARMER) GREEN FENIMORE. 


Married:  10 Sep 1903.


Son of Arthur M & Julia A (ROGERS) GREEN.

No headstone found or identified.

?

?

Green

Dollie

12 May 1896

31 Dec 1985

nee JOHNSON.  Second wife of Walter Freeman GREEN.

5697

NE

7

Green

Ervin F 

--

24 Jul 1907

Husband of Mary F GREEN. 


Son of John Adam & Olive (SMITH) GREEN.


Aged 62 years, 1 month, 14 days.


Company "F", 10th. Indiana Calvary.   (Enlisted as a Private on 8 Jan 1864, mustered out at Vicksburg, Mississippi on 31 Aug 1865)

6198

NW

9

Green

John Caleb

5 Jul 1852

25 Dec 1921

Husband of Mary Elizabeth. (COLEMAN) GREEN. 


Married:  14 Apr 1887.


Son of John Adam & Olive (SMITH) GREEN.


“Father”

5744

NE

2

Green

John L 

8 May 1922

10 Jun 1967

Indiana, Private First Class, 4197th. Base Unit, AAF, WW II.

5696

NE

7

Green

Margory Ellen

10 May 1911

10 Oct 1913

Daughter of Andrew Jackson  GREEN & Claudia May "Claud" (FARMER) GREEN FENIMORE. 

No headstone found or identified.

?

?

Green

Mary Alice

6 Aug 1858

6 Jul 1884

Wife of William Perry GREEN

6432

NW

6

Green

Mary Elizabeth

6 May 1858

20 Mar 1938

nee COLEMAN.  Wife of John C. GREEN.


Married:  14 Apr 1887. 


Daughter of Joel COLEMAN.


“Mother”

5743

NE

2

Green

Mary T

--

20 Oct 1878

Wife of Ervin F. GREEN.


Aged 29 ys. 10 ms. 26 ds.

5996

NW

13

Green

Orville 

22 Jun 1895

12 Feb 1930

Son of William Perry & Sarah E (LOWE) GREEN.


Aged 34 Yrs. 7 Mos. 19 Dys.

Indiana, Private, Medical Department

(Note:  Birth date from WW I Draft Registration Card.)

6431

NW

6

Greene

Walter Freeman

31 Mar 1889

13 Jun 1949

Husband of Maggie (BRYANT) GREEN, 1st, married 6 Jun 1912; and Dollie (JOHNSON) GREENE, 2nd. 


Son of John & Mary Elizabeth (COLEMAN) GREEN.

5697

NE

7

Green

William Perry

11 Sep 1847

6 Feb 1905

Husband of Mary Alice GREEN

6432

NW

6

Griggs

Esther H

21 Feb 1897

12 Oct 1985

Wife of Jesse E. GRIGGS

5902

NW

14

Griggs

Jesse E

1886

1961

Husband of Esther GRIGGS

5902

NW

14

Grubb

Edward H

1874

1958

Husband of Margaret E “Maggie” (MELTON) GRUBB.  Married 18 Aug 1892.  Son of Abraham & Mary (EDWARDS) GRUBB.

5901

NW

14

Grubb

Margaret E “Maggie”

1872

1953

Wife of Edward H. GRUBB.  Married 18 Aug 1892.  Daughter of R & Rebecca J MELTON.

5901

NW

14

Gudgel

A M

--

15 Sep 1874

Daughter of Edward T & Elizabeth GUDGEL.

Aged 2 y. 11 m.

6014

NW

12

Gudgel

Andrew W

19 Feb 1825

23 Jul 1910

Husband of Elvira GUDGEL.  


“Father”


Sergeant, Company "A", 58th. Indiana Infantry

6088

6093

NW

11

Gudgel

Clarrietta

--

--

--

No headstone found or identified Aug 2010.

?

?

Gudgel

Edward T 

5 Feb 1835

16 May 1908

Husband of Elizabeth GUDGEL.  

Company "A", 58th. Indiana Infantry.   (Enlisted 12 Nov 1861, mustered out 11 Nov 1864)

6017

6019

NW

12

Gudgel

Elizabeth

9 Oct 1836

24 Apr 1899

Wife of Edward T GUDGEL

“Mother”

6017

6018

NW

12

Gudgel

Elnorah

8 May 1860

--

Daughter of Andrew W & Elvira GUDGEL

6089

NW

11

Gudgel

Elvira

13 Sep 1826

20 Apr 1898

Wife of Andrew W GUDGEL.

“Mother”

6088

6094

NW

11

Gudgel

George Marion

8 Aug 1856

23 Feb 1868

Son of Andrew W & Elvira GUDGEL

6091

6095

NW

11

Gudgel

James E, Dr.

10 Mar 1858

--

Son of Andrew W & Elvira GUDGEL.

“Doctor”

6089

NW

11

Gudgel

John F, Dr.

29 Jan 1849

5 Oct 1901

Son of Andrew W & Elvira (WALLACE) GUDGEL.


“Doctor”


(“Buried at Hazleton, Indiana”

Note:  No headstone found in any of the Hazleton cemeteries in September of 2009.)

6090

NW

11

Gudgel

John F, Jr.

1868

1933

Husband of Margaret (KENNEDY) GUDGEL.  Married 12 Jun 1899.

6022

NW

12

Gudgel

Levin W

26 Jun 1850

--

Son of Andrew & Elvira GUDGEL

“Honorable”

6089

NW

11

Gudgel

Lucy F

26 Jun 1850

18 May 1851

Daughter of Andrew W & Elvira GUDGEL

6091

NW

11

Gudgel

Margaret L

1863

1933

nee KENNEDY.  Wife of John F GUDGEL, Jr.  Married 12 Jun 1899.

6021

NW

12

Gudgel

Martha J

11 Jul 1852

11 Jul 1853

Daughter of Andrew W & Elvira GUDGEL

6091

NW

11

Gudgel

Thomas H

--

24 Oct 1873

Son of Edward T & Elizabeth GUDGEL.

Aged 12 yrs. 4 mos.

6013

NW

12

Gudgel

William C

24 Aug 1856

7 Aug 1893

Son of Edward T & Elizabeth GUDGEL.

6010

NW

12

Gudgel

William H

18 Jul 1847

10 Dec 1905

Son of Andrew W & Elvira GUDGEL. 

“Honorable”

(“Buried at South Bend, Wash.”)

6090

NW

11

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.