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Genealogy


Cemetery Records with photographs of headstones.



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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

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Row

Jaynes

Geneva A

22 Mar 1925

8 Sep 2011

nee BRAGG.  Wife of Granville Levi JAYNES.  Married 3 Feb 1957.  Daughter of Garlin & Pauline (WILSON) BRAGG. 


(Click here to view obituary.)

1096

SE

6

Jaynes

Granville  Levi

29 Mar 1911

4 Feb 1992

Husband of Geneva A (BRAGG) JAYNES.  


Private First Class, U. S. Army, W.W. II

1096

1097

SE

6

Jenkins

Sally

8 Jul 1784

4 Feb 1877

Wife of William JENKINS

Aged 92 Yr’s. 7 M’s 27 D’s.


(Note:  Broken stone.)

6121

NW

10

Jerrell

Infant

1911

1911

Infant son of Samuel Heber JERRELL.

(On the same stone with Samuel Heber JERRELL)

5798

NW

17

Jerrell

Samuel Heber

1888

1935

(On the same stone as "Infant Son")

5798

NW

17

Jobe

Everett L

22 Jul 1914

24 Oct 1987

Son of Fred & Nettie L JOBE.

Tech Sergeant, U. S. Army, W.W. II.  

5645

5646

SW

2

Jobe

Fred

26 Aug 1885

Apr 1968

Husband of Nettie L JOBE.

5645

SW

2

Jobe

Nettie L

1892

1948

Wife of Fred JOBE.

5645

SW

2

Johnson

Edna

1899

--

Wife of Herbert R. JOHNSON

5723

NE

4

Johnson

Herbert R

1892

1924

Husband of Edna JOHNSON

5723

NE

4

Jones

Anna

1878

1953

nee MELTON.  Wife of Arthur JONES.  Married 22 Oct 1899.  Daughter of Robert Alexander & Rebecca J (WELLMAN) MELTON.

6328

NW

7

Jones

Arthur

19 Apr 1877

Apr 1973

Husband of Sarah Anna (MELTON) JONES.   Married 22 Oct 1899.  Son of Calvin & Frances JONES

6328

NW

7

Jones

Calvin

8 Jan 1842

1 Jul 1908

Husband of Frances (WALLACE) JONES, 1st, married 16 Jul 1863; and Elizabeth (ALLMON) JONES, 2nd, married 8 Feb 1894.


“Father”

6329

6330

NW

7

Jones

Frances

27 Oct 1843

9 Sep 1889

nee WALLACE.  First wife of Calvin JONES.  Married 16 Jul 1863.  Daughter of Robert & Ann (WITHERSPOON) WALLACE.


“Mother”

6329

6331

NW

7

Jones

Robert C

19 Jul 1907

25 Dec 1982

Son of Arthur & Anna (MELTON) JONES.

6262

NW

8

Kapperman

C Raymond

1 Jan 1911

17 Jul 1980

Husband of Lillie Belle (WILLIAMS) KAPPERMAN.   Married 19 Jun 1937.

0435

SW

3

Kapperman

Lillie Belle

20 Feb 1916

28 Apr 2012

nee WILLIAMS.  Wife of C Raymond KAPPERMAN.   Married 19 Jun 1937.


Daughter of James Henry & Ada Mae (McDOWELL) WILLIAMS. 


(Click here to view obituary.)

0435

SW

3

Kays

Charles Thomas

28 Aug 1904

15 Aug 1988

Husband of Mildred D KAYS.

"Parents of Charles T., Linda F., Jennie C. & Joy K.".  

5575

SE

1

Kays

Charles Thomas, Jr.

24 Sep 1937

14 Jan 2011

Husband of Martha Jean KAYS.  Married 24 Oct 1970.  Son of Charles Thomas & Mildred D KAYS. 

Our Son:  Paul J.
Our Grandchildren:  Grace E & William T.

(Click here to view obituary.)

1121

1122


SE

7

Kays

Joy Kathleen

--

31 Mar 1943

Infant daughter of Charles Thomas & Mildred D KAYS

5574

SE

1

Kays

Martha Jean

15 Jan 1942

--

Wife of Charles Thomas KAYS, Jr.  Married 24 Oct 1970.  Son of Charles Thomas & Mildred D KAYS. 

Our Son:  Paul J.
Our Grandchildren:  Grace E & William T.

1121

1122


SE

7

Kays

Mildred D

2 Jan 1907

Jun 1978

Wife of Charles Thomas KAYS.

"Parents of Charles T., Linda F., Jennie C. & Joy K.".  

5575

SE

1

Kell

Carl Royce

9 Aug 1960

14 Jun 2015

Son of Carlos "Sam" & Donna Joy (SKELTON) KELL. 


US Marine Corps. 


(Click here to view obituary.)

3354
 

SE

6

Kell

Carlos “Sam”

30 May 1938

--

Husband of Donna Joy (SKELTON) KELL. 


Married 18 Apr 1958.


“Our Children:  Carl, Elaine, Ellen, Chad”

0098

5456

SE

6

Kell

Donna Joy

6 May 1942

29 Oct 2014

nee SKELTON.  Wife of Carlos “Sam” KELL. 


Married 18 Apr 1958. 


Daughter of William Royce & Alice Evangeline (HOPKINS) SKELTON.


“Our Children:  Carl, Elaine, Ellen, Chad” 


(Click here to view obituary.)

0098

SE

6

Kell

Frances S

6 Jan 1913

16 Sep 2000

nee STEELE.   Wife of Marlin E. KELL.   Daughter of Bertis & Mamie (NULL) STEELE

5675

SW

1

Kell

Marlin E

21 Nov 1906

11 Mar 1980

Husband of Frances S. (STEELE) KELL

5675

SW

1

Kelle

George Frederick William

1827

--

Husband of Wilhelmenia (ADAMS) KELLE.  Married 19 Oct 1856 in Vanderburgh County, Indiana.


“Father”   

6023

NW

12

Kelle

Wilhelmenia

1835

1897

nee ADAMS.  Wife of George Edward William KELLE.  Married 19 Oct 1856 in Vanderburgh County, Indiana.


“Mother”

6023

NW

12

Kelle

Henry

18 Nov 1862

21 Oct 1942

Son of George Edward William & Wilhelmenia (ADAMS) KELLE.

6024

NW

12

Kelley

Verdie

17 Nov 1871

17 Dec 1892

Wife of R. B. KELLEY

5947

NW

13

Kelly

Hester

1871

1921

Wife of H B KELLY.

“Mother”

5796

NW

17

Keneipp

Edward H

8 Oct 1911

11 Sep 1994

Husband of Ethel (HOPKINS) KENEIPP

5687

SW

1

Keneipp

Ethel H

6 Aug 1909

7 Dec 2009

nee HOPKINS  Wife of Edward H. KENEIPP.  Daughter of James & Minnie (RAIBORN) HOPKINS.

(Click here to view obiturary.)

5687

SW

1

Keneipp

Michael Ray 

14 Nov 1950

14 May 1980

"Son"

 "Mike at Rest in Peace".  

EM3, U. S. Navy, Vietnam

5686

SW

1

Kennedy

Daniel O

1861

26 Mar 1913

Husband of Lula A. KENNEDY.

“Father”

5764

5765

NE

1

Kennedy

James R 

12 Mar 1897

21 Oct 1971

Husband of Lillian D. KENNEDY. 


Private, U. S. Army, W.W. I

5621

5622

SW

3

Kennedy

Lillian D

17 May 1911

27 Feb 1984

Wife of James R. KENNEDY

5621

SW

3

Kennedy

Lula A

1868

1931

Wife of Daniel O. KENNEDY.

“Mother”

5764

5767

NE

1

Kinder

Lawrence R

8 Feb 1920

19 Feb 2009

Husband of Mabel A (HARPER) KINDER.   Married 12 Apr 1941. 


Son of Alsie Ray & Nora (SUTTON) KINDER.


"Dad".  

"Parents of Judy, Carolyn, Betty & Steve"


(Click here to view obituary.) 

5506

SE

4

Kinder

Mable A

17 Dec 1923

3 Nov 2002

nee HARPER  Wife of Lawrence R KINDER.   Married 12 Apr 1941.  


Daughter of Elmer & Mable (FARMER) HARPER.


"Mom".  

"Parents of Judy, Carlyn, Betty & Steve".  

5506

SE

4

King

Daniel J 

21 Apr 1832

8 Nov 1915

Husband of Sally A KING.

QM Sergeant, Company "G", 12th. Kentucky Cavalry.   (Enlisted as a Farrier on 20 Aug 1862 at Munfordsville, Kentucky, enlisted in Company "G", 12th. Kentucky Cavalry on 13 Feb 1863, transferred 10 Aug 1864, promoted to full QM Sergeant 10 Aug 1864 & full QM on 17 Jun 1865, mustered out 23 Aug 1865 at Louisville, Kentucky)

5978

NW

13

King

Sally A

27 Jun 1840

8 Oct 1871

Wife of Daniel J KING.

5977

NW

13

Kirkpatrick

Enoch B

19 Aug 1899

25 Jul 1963

Born in Fauquier County and died in Greeley, Colorado

5668

SW

1

Knowles

Ezra R

26 Oct 1878

10 Dec 1881

Son of E. W. & Fannie KNOWLES

5856

NW

15

Kraay

Robert W "Bob"

1 Mar 1975

15 May 2011

Son of William & Karen (GARDINER) KRAAY.

 (Click here to view obituary.)

1124

SE

8

Lance

Louis C

--

3 Mar 1886

Son of William H & Nancy W LANCE.

Aged 33 Yrs. 8 Mos. 10 Dys.

6207

NW

9

Lance

Nancy W

--

5 Mar 1886

Wife of William H. LANCE.

Aged 53 yrs. 9 ms. 8 Days.
"Mother"

6206

6204


NW

9

Lance

William H

27 Jan 1826

4 Sep 1910

Husband of Nancy W. LANCE.

“Father”

6203

6204

NW

9

Landrus

Frances J

10 Mar 1942

18 May 2011

nee MEIER.  Wife of Fred BOYLE, Jr, 1st; Gary SCHATZ, 2nd; and James R. LANDRUS, 3rd,   married 3 Mar 1988.  Daughter of Floyd E & Eva M (ALSMAN) MEIER.


(Click here to view obituary.)

1093

SW

2

Landrus

James Robert 

8 Jan 1934

21 May 2000

Husband of Frances J. (MEIER) LANDRUS.   Married 3 Mar 1988.   Son of Albert and Bessie LANDRUS. 


Corporal, U. S. Marine Corps.   (Military plaque states the date of death was 22 May 2000)

1093

5633

SW

2

Langley

Sue

1933

2008

Married Billy WRIGHT, 1st, and Wade LANGLEY, 2nd.

5689

SW

1

Langley

Wade

1930

2000

Second husband of Sue LANGLEY

5689

SW

1

Ledbetter

Julia

1 Nov 1915

23 Feb 1994

Wife of Marshall L. LEDBETTER

5536

SE

3

Ledbetter

Marshall L

27 May 1910

6 Sep 1996

Husband of Julia LEDBETTER

5536

SE

3

Lee

Charles E “Bud”

6 May 1929

--

Husband of Vera Louise LEE.

5461

SE

5

Lee

Ora Etna

1899

1921

"Wife"

5738

NE

3

Lee

Vera Louise

28 Jan 1930

--

Wife of Charles E “Bud” LEE.

5461

SE

5

Leister

Earnest

--

--

(On the same stone as King LEISTER)

6071

NW

11

Leister

King

--

--

(On the same stone as Ernest LEISTER)

6071

NW

11

Lemma

Nellie E

27 May 1886

Feb 1917

nee BARRETT.  Wife of Herbert J. LEMMA.  Married 10 Aug 1905.  Daughter of William G & Martha E BARRETT.

6113

6112

NW

11

Lincoln

Benjamin

1830

17 Sep 1920

Husband of Angeline (BURTON) LINCOLN.  Married 20 Jul 1854 in Harrison County, Indiana.

(On the same stone as Thomas LINCOLN)

6462

NW

5

Lincoln

George W

1864

1937

Son of Benjamin & Angeline (BURTON) LINCOLN.

6463

NW

5

Lincoln

Thomas

1860

1900

Son of Benjamin & Angeline (BURTON) LINCOLN.

6462

NW

5

Liniger

Alvin G

16 Jul 1902

28 Jan 1984

Husband of Bertha V. (REYBURN) LINIGER.

“Father”

5485

SE

5

Liniger

Bertha V "Bert"

9 Mar 1916

12 Jan 1997

nee REYBURN.  Wife of Alvin G.LINIGER.

“Mother”

5485

SE

5

Liniger

Clyde E

22 Aug 1909

26 Sep 1993

Husband of Dorothy J. (ANDERSON) LINIGER.

“Father”

5486

SE

5

Liniger

Dean E

4 Feb 1942

--

Husband  of Judith D LINIGER.  Married 24 Dec 1960.


Our Children:  Jodi & Deena. 


US Army.


1108

SE

6

Liniger

Dorothy J

16 Apr 1912

18 Apr 2002

nee ANDERSON.  Wife of Clyde E. LINIGER.   Daughter of Theodore & Josephine (WILCOX) ANDERSON.

“Mother”

(Born in Storm Lake, Iowa)

5486

SE

5

Liniger

Judith D

30 Jan 1942

--

Wife of Dean E  LINIGER.  Married 24 Dec 1960.


Our Children:  Jodi & Deena. 

1108

SE

6

Logestan

Joseph, Sr.

21 Sep 1942

28 Dec 2009

Husband of Nancy LOGESTAN.

Married 31 Dec 1962.  Son of Oscar Charles & Lillie Pearl LOGESTAN.


“Our Children:  Joseph Jr., Larry, Patricia”


(Click here to view obituary.)

1115

1116

SE

7

Logestan

Lillie Pearl

23 Jan 1909

13 Jan 1997

Wife of Oscar Charles LOGESTAN.   Married 10 Jul 1940.

"Our Children:  David, Joseph, Esther, Naomi, Martha".  

5451

5452

SE

6

Logestan

Nancy L

5 Apr 1943

--

Wife of Joseph M LOGESTAN, Sr.  Married 31 Dec 1962.


“Our Children:  Joseph Jr., Larry, Patricia”

1115

1116

SE

7

Logestan

Oscar Charles

8 May 1908

6 Sep 1988

Husband of Lillie Pearl LOGESTAN.   Married 10 Jul 1940.

"Our Children:  David, Joseph, Esther, Naomi, Martha".  

5451

5452

SE

6

Loper

Charles W

1834

1922

Husband of Sarah E (ANDREWS) LOPER, 1st, married 29 Apr 1858; Frances (ARBURN) LOPER, 2nd, married 30 Jul 1861; and Elizabeth (HAMRICK) LOPER, 3rd, married 21 Apr 1881.

5966

NW

13

Loper

Elizabeth

1850

1937

Wife of Charles W. LOPER.  Married 21 Apr 1881.

“Mother”

5966

5967

NW

13

Loper

Elmer

1863

23 Jan 1899

 Son of Charles W & Francis (ARBURN) LOPER.

5968

NW

13

Lounsdale

John G 

--

--

Company "B", 58th. Indiana Infantry.   (Enlisted as a Private on 12 Nov 1861, discharged 9 Feb 1864, enlisted 26 Aug 1864 as a Private, promoted to full Corporal, mustered out 25 Jul 1865 in Louisville, Kentucky)

6101

NW

11

Lowery

Dova C

1886

18 Feb 1887

Daughter of William & J. LOWERY.

Aged 5 mos.

(Note:  Partially illegible.)

6055

NW

12

Ludwig

Annie Laurie

24 Aug 1923

16 Jun 1998

nee WILLIAMS.  Wife of Theodore Frederick LUDWIG.  Daughter of Maurice & Estel WILLIAMS.

1095

SE

2

Ludwig

Theodore Frederick

8 Jul 1924

7 Feb 2012

Husband of Annie Laurie (WILLIAMS) LUDWIG.  Son of Ben & Annie (HEIBULT) LUDWIG.


(Click here to view obituary.)

1095

SE

2

Lynn

Curtiss

--

--

Son of William T. & Pheba A. LYNN.   (Believed to be buried here -- refernce Evangline SKELTON)

No headstone found or identified Aug 2010.

?

?

Lynn

Della B

1874

1963

Wife of Thomas C. LYNN.

“Mother”

5783

NW

18

Lynn

J T

--

--

--

No headstone found or identified Aug 2010.

?

?

Lynn

Nathan A

20 Aug 1863

6 Mar 1896

Son of William T. & Pheba A. LYNN

6428

NW

6

Lynn

Phebe L

--

22 Jan 1869

Daughter of William T. & Pheba A. LYNN

Aged 1 yr. 2 ms. 8 ds.

6401

NW

6

Lynn

Thomas C

1869

1943

Husband of Della B. LYNN.

“Father”

5783

NW

18

Lynn

William T 

8 Jan 1822

?? ??? 189?

Company "A", 58th. Indiana Infantry

(Note:  Dates on shaft of monument are illegible.)

6312

6310

NW

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.