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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

Null

Erma Louise

4 Dec 1917

16 Aug 2005

nee SHAW.  Wife of John Marvin NULL.  Married 4 Dec 1937.  Daughter of Elmer & Sallie (ROTHROCK) SHAW.

“Our Children:  Sandra Sue & Judith Elaine”

5623

5624

SW

3

Null

John Marvin

26 Jul 1913

24 May 1957

Husband of Erma L (SHAW) NULL.  Married 4 Dec 1937.

“Our Children:  Sandra Sue & Judith Elaine”

5623

5624

5625

SW

3

Ott

Patsy Jean

31 Dec 1933

2 May 1954

--

5670

SW

1

Parker

Alfa R

--

26 Sep 1876

Daughter of S. & J. A. PARKER.

Aged 8 ms. 27 ds.

6399

NW

6

Parker

Andrew L

1861

1931

Husband of Mary E. PARKER

6424

NW

6

Parker

Bessie Florence

1892

1894

Daughter of Andrew L & Mary E PARKER.

6422

NW

6

Parker

Cora Estella

1888

1889

Daughter of Andrew L & Mary E PARKER.

6421

NW

6

Parker

Georgia Holt

30 Oct 1907

1 Feb 1996

nee HOLT.  (On the same stone as Ramona [HOLT] WINCHELL)

“Sisters”

5669

SW

1

Parker

Lewis F

13 Dec 1876

8 Mar 1906

6415

NW

6

Parker

Mary E

1866

1938

Wife of Andrew L. PARKER

6424

NW

6

Parker

Robert H

1 Jan 1832

9 May 1907

Husband of Susanah PARKER. 

“Father” 

Company "B", 58th. Indiana Infantry.   (Enlisted as a Private on 8 Sep 1862, mustered out on 4 Jun 1865)

6417

6419

6420

NW

6

Parker

Robert Loren

1902

1950

Son of Andrew L & Mary E PARKER.

6423

NW

6

Parker

Shadrach

--

26 Sep 1929

Aged 82 yrs. 15 dys.

(Born in Tennessee)

No headstone found or identified Aug 2010.

?

?

Parker

Susanah

17 Dec 1841

1 Feb 1906

Wife of Robert H. PARKER.

“Mother”

6417

6418

NW

6

Parr

Infant

--

--

(Stone not found. Believed to be buried here. Reference Mrs. Wayne YOUNG)

No headstone found or identified Aug 2010.

?

?

Parr

Jesse M

--

20 Oct 1900

Wife of J. W. PARR.

Aged 25 YEARS AND 7 MO’S.

6246

6247

NW

8

Parr

Willard Scott

--

--

(Stone not found.  Believed to be buried here.  Reference Mrs. Wayne YOUNG)

No headstone found or identified Aug 2010.

?

?

Pflug

Christine R

9 Nov 1969

15 Jun 1889

Daughter of Larry W & Becky PFLUG

5442

SE

6

Pflug

Hilda D

13 Apr 1913

14 Jan 2004

Wife of Melvin A. PFLUG.   Married 10 Jan 1938.

"Parents of Donald R., Gene A. & Larry W.".  

5440

5441

SE

6

Pflug

Melvin A

28 May 1917

17 Jan 1994

Husband of Hilda D PFLUG.   Married 10 Jan 1938.

"Parents of Donald R., Gene A. & Larry W.".  

5440

5441

SE

6

Powers

Esther

28 Sep 1884

Jun 1974

Wife of Ray POWERS

5657

SW

2

Powers

John T

18 Apr 1856

6 Jun 1911

Husband of Priscilla E (WALLACE) POWERS.  Married 11 Aug 1878.

“Father”

6155

6156

NW

10

Powers

Paris Gross

--

17 Aug 1881

Son of John T & Priscilla E (WALLACE) POWERS.

Aged 1 Yr. 5 Mos. 8 Dys.

6339

NW

7

Powers

Priscilla E

20 Feb 1860

2 Aug 1893

nee WALLACE.  Wife of John T POWERS.  Married 11 Aug 1878.

6154

NW

10

Powers

Ray

17 Nov 1886

Dec 1968

Husband of Esther POWERS

5657

SW

2

Pride

Albert

17 Feb 1851

10 Mar 1925

First husband of Margaret (THOMPSON) PRIDE UPTON.  Married 16 Jul 1874.

5911

NW

14

Pride

Benjamin Franklin

17 Mar 1859

24 Feb 1929

Husband of Cynthia A. PRIDE.   Son of Burrell & Cynthiana (Lusintha?) (NOLAN) PRIDE.

“Father”

5950

NW

13

Pride

Burrell

22 Mar 1924

17 Jul 1893

Husband of Lusintha PRIDE.

6040

NW

12

Pride

Cynthia A

2 Mar 1875

2 Jul 1962

Wife of Benjamin Franklin PRIDE.

“Mother”

5950

NW

13

Pride

David

30 Jun 1861

16 Apr 1903

Husband of Dicy A. PRIDE

6074

NW

11

Pride

Dicy A

23 Apr 1870

--

Wife of David PRIDE

6074

NW

11

Pride

Infant

30 Dec 1890

17 Jan 1891

Child of David & Dicy A. PRIDE

6075

6076

NW

11

Pride

Infant

16 Oct 1894

4 Dec 1894

Child of David & Dicy A. PRIDE

6075

6077

NW

11

Pride

Infant

27 Jan 1901

22 Feb 1901

Child of David & Dicy A. PRIDE

6075

6078

NW

11

Pride

Lusintha

--

20 Jul 1887

Wife of Burrell PRIDE.

Aged 62 Yrs. 11 D.

6038

NW

12

Pride

Orval

24 Sep 1885

17 Oct 1893

Son of Albert & Margaret (THOMPSON) PRIDE

5913

NW

14

Pride

Seward J

14 Sep 1895

5 Oct 1895

Buried adjacent to Benjamin Franklin & Cynthia A PRIDE.

5951

NW

13

Pride

Siles M

--

16 Aug 1876

Son of Albert & Margaret (THOMPSON) PRIDE.

Aged 2 mos. 7 dys.

5912

NW

14

Pritchett

Arlene N

22 Jan 1911

19 Jul 1988

Wife of W. Hovey PRITCHETT

5634

SW

2

Pritchett

W Hovey

22 Dec 1894

7 Oct 1981

Husband of Arlene N. PRITCHETT

5634

SW

2

Pugh

Charles H
“Charlie”

18 Oct 1884

Oct 1970

Husband of Ivy Belle PUGH

5654

SW

2

Pugh

Drucie A

27 Feb 1866

17 Sep 1946

Wife of Malcum M. PUGH.

“Mother”

5656

SW

2

Pugh

Hazel E

1908

1954

Daughter of Charles H “Charlie” & Ivy Belle PUGH.

5655

SW

2

Pugh

Ivy Belle

1889

1942

Wife of Charles H “Charlie” PUGH

5654

SW

2

Pugh

Malcum M

28 Mar 1860

3 Jul 1943

Husband of Drucie A. PUGH.

“Father”

5656

SW

2

Reavis

Alexander D

28 Apr 1860

17 Jan 1906

Son of James R & Margaret J REAVIS.

6006

NW

12

Reavis

James R

24 Jan 1826

22 Nov 1882

Husband of Margaret J. REAVIS.

“Father”

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


6002

6003

NW

12

Reavis

Margaret J

26 Sep 1883

4 Feb 1899

Wife of James R. REAVIS.

“Mother”

6002

6004

NW

12

Reavis

Mary E

--

10 Aug 1868

Daughter of James R. & Margaret J REAVIS.


Aged ?? yrs. 5 mos. 22 dys.

6001

NW

12

Reavis

Rebecca R

1 Mar 1862

1 Aug 1903

Daughter of James R & Margaret J REAVIS.

6005

NW

12

Redman

A R

--

--

-- 

No headstone found or identified Aug 2010.

?

?

Redman

Leroy A

6 Jun 1871

31 Aug 1872

Son of Andrew R & Sarah E REDMAN.

Aged 1 yr. 2 mos. 25 dys.

6468

NW

4

Redman

Wesley C

18 Aug 1864

7 Aug 1890

--

6015

NW

12

Rembe

Bernard H

10 Oct 1902

18 Jul 1970

Husband of Orpha T. REMBE

5501

SE

4

Rembe

Charles Rex

30 Dec 1895

9 Dec 1926

Son of Charles & Sarah REMBE.

Illinois, Wagoner, 132nd. Infantry, 33rd. Division

(Note:  Birth date from WW I Draft Registration Cards)

5715

NE

5

Rembe

Madonna

7 Nov 1929

--

Wife of William H. REMBE.   Married 15 Mar 1947.

5482

SE

5

Rembe

Orpha T

4 Jul 1907

7 Sep 1992

Wife of Bernard H. REMBE

5501

SE

4

Rembe

Virginia Viola

1923

1933

 --

5714

NE

5

Rembe

William A

--

5 Oct 1977

"Our Little Darling"

5502

SE

4

Rembe

William H 

22 Jun 1924

6 Nov 1977

Husband of Madonna REMBE.   Married 16 Mar 1947.  

Corporal, U. S. Army, WW II.

5482

5483

SE

5

Rheuff

John

1849

1918

Husband of Martha A (SKELTON) RHEUFF

5850

NW

16

Rheuff

Martha A

15 Sep 1851

18 May 1921

nee SKELTON.  Wife of John RHEUFF. 


Daughter of Andrew & Hannah T (MASON) SKELTON.

5850

NW

16

Richardson

Christian M

--

18 May 1863

Daughter of George Westly & Joannah H. S. RICHARDSON.

Aged 9 days.

No headstone found or identified Aug 2010.

?

?

Richardson

George Wesley

31 Jan 1821

23 Nov 1879

Husband of Joannah "Joan" (HEARDIN) RICHARDSON. 


Aged 58 yrs. 9 mos. 22 dys.


Sgt., Co. A, 58th Reg. Inf., Indiana.


5994

NW

13

Richardson

Union F

--

1 Jun 1861

Son of George Westly & Joannah H. S. RICHARDSON.

Aged 1 mo. 8 dys.

5995

NW

13

Rinehart

Nettie E Kirk

1903

18 Aug 1993

nee KIRK.  Wife of Zak RINEHART

(Note:  Other source gives date of birth as 4 May 1904.)

5979

NW

13

Roach

Brittany Nicole

--

14 May 1988

Stillborn daughter of Tommy & Stephanie (HARDIN) ROACH.

"Our Darling".  

5673

SW

1

Robinson

Virginia Fern

1919

1926

Daughter of I. U. & Alice (WALLACE) ROBINSON.

(Note:  Other source gives date of death as 25 Sep 1927. Aged 7 yrs. 3 mos. 5 dys)

5908

NW

14

Rowe

Dorothy M

11 Dec 1913

1 Oct 1964

nee MINNIS  Wife of Earl W. ROWE

5662

SW

2

Rowe

Earl W

13 Jan 1913

23 Dec 1987

Husband of Dorothy M. (MINNIS) ROWE

5662

SW

2

Rowe

LeNora E

1946

1950

Daughter of Earl W. & Dorothy M. (MINNIS) ROWE

5663

SW

2

Rutledge

Jesse W

1871

1928

Husband of Margaret A. RUTLEDGE.


(Note:  Fallen tree, knocked this stone off the base; it fell ‘face” down.  Tree has been removed, but stone was not reset.)

1132

6243

6244

NW

8

Rutledge

Joseph H

1920

1947

"Son"

1133

6244

NW

8

Rutledge

Margaret A

1873

1916

Wife of Jesse W. RUTLEDGE.


(Note:  Fallen tree, knocked this stone off the base; it fell ‘face” down.  Tree has been removed, but stone was not reset.)

1132

6243

6244

NW

8

Rutledge

Marie M

14 Dec 1897

15 Jun 1986

Wife of Ralph G. RUTLDEGE

1134

6244

NW

8

Rutledge

Ralph G

1 Sep 1894

16 Jun 1941

Husband of Marie M. RUTLEDGE

1134

6244

NW

8

Rutledge

William R 

12 Jun 1915

13 Mar 1992

Private, U. S. Army, WW II.

6290

NW

8

Rutter

Avis

1890

1969

Wife of Thomas RUTTER.

5849

NW

16

Rutter

George A 

1841

1917

Corporal, Company "E", 42nd. Indiana Infantry.   (Enlisted as a Private on 30 Oct 1861, promoted to full Corporal, mustered out in Louisville, Kentucky on 21 Jul 1865)

5846

NW

16

Rutter

Thomas

10 Sep 1888

May 1964

Husband of Avis RUTTER 

5849

NW

16

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.