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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

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Row

Taylor

David Eugene "Gene"

25 Mar 1918

 

Husband of Helen Marie (BLAIR) TAYLOR.   "Parents of Donald Eugene".  

5562

SE

2

Taylor

Helen Marie

12 Dec 1920

--

nee BLAIR  Wife of David Eugene "Gene" TAYLOR.  

“Parents of Donald Eugene”

5562

SE

2

Terry

Claudett

1953

1953

Infant

5672

SW

1

Thomas

Martha D

22 Jul 1886

26 Jun 1914

-- 

5734

NE

3

Thompson

Amanda H

1868

3 Feb 1938

nee KELLEY  Wife of Robert F. THOMPSON

6087

NW

11

Thompson

John F

1 Dec 1927

19 May 1997

Husband of Joyce A. THOMPSON.   Married 15 Aug 1948.

TEC 4, US Army, WW II.

5431

5432

SE

7

Thompson

Joyce Ann

19 Jun 1927

18 Oct 2016

nee FINCH.  Wife of John F. THOMPSON.  


Married 15 Aug 1948


Daughter of Willis & Lillian (JONES) FINCH. 


(Click here to view obituary.)

5431

SE

7

Thompson

Mary Ann

--

12 Aug 1874

Wife of George THOMPSON.

Aged 43 years.

6241

NW

9

Thompson

Robert F

1861

1928

Husband of Amanda H. (KELLEY) THOMPSON

6087

NW

11

Tibbs

Naomi H

4 Sep 1885

May 1972

--

6309

NW

7

Tichenor

James I

--

?? ??? 186?

Son of J. T. & Mary Ann TICHENOR/

Aged 3 Ms. 29 ds.

(Note:  Stone was broken across date of death.)

6407

NW

6

Tichenor

Mary Ann

--

22 Feb 1865

Wife of J. T. TICHENOR.

Aged 22 yrs. 7 mos. 21 days.

6408

NW

6

Tresize

F, Sen.

10 Mar 1803

11 Sep 1868

“Our Father”

5993

NW

13

Tuffs

Phylinda

--

15 Feb 1874

Wife of William TUFFS.Aged 72 yrs. 5 ms. 20 days.

(Note:  Born in Canada according to the 1850 Kent County, Michigan Federal Census.)

6498

NW

2

Turpen

Dicy A

1870

1949

--

5836

NW

16

Upton

George

21 Aug 1855

9 Aug 1941

Second husband of Margaret (THOMPSON) PRIDE UPTON.

5914

NW

14

Upton

Margaret Pride

4 Mar 1857

--

nee THOMPSON.  Wife of Albert PRIDE, 1st, married 16 Jul 1874; and ? UPTON, 2nd.

5911

NW

14

Van Meter

Anna Eliza

9 Nov 1874

16 Jan 1963

Wife of William VAN METER

5617

5618

SW

3

Van Meter

Charles Hubert 

25 Mar 1899

12 Jul 1956

Son of William & Anna Eliza VAN METER Indiana, Private First Class, Headquarters Det. Station Com., WW II.

5612

5613

SW

3

Van Meter

Flo

15 Aug 1903

26 Nov 1992

nee HOPKINS  Wife of William H. VAN METER

5620

SW

3

Van Meter

James Pearce 

5 Jan 1907

22 May 1946

Son of William & Anna Eliza VAN METER Indiana, Private First Class, 37th. Coast Artillery Battalion, 94th. Division

5614

5615

SW

3

Van Meter

Laura Ella

12 Feb 1926

6 Apr 1998

Daughter of William H & Flo (HOPKINS) VAN METER.

5619

SW

3

Van Meter

Nellie Louise

4 May 1904

13 Sep 1939

Daughter of William & Anna Eliza  VAN METER

5616

SW

3

Van Meter

William

28 Aug 1867

7 Apr 1942

Husband of Anna Eliza VAN METER

5617

5618

SW

3

Van Meter

William H

1900

11 Feb 1949

Husband of Flo (HOPKINS) VAN METER.   Son of William & Anna Eliza VAN METER

5620

SW

3

Vaught

Cora Ethel

1891

1895

Daughter of Thomas Judson & Mira A (STEVENS) VAUGHT.

6264

NW

8

Vaught

Elsie Dawn

16 Dec 1913

16 Jan 1914

Daughter of Jud & Julia D (SPENCER) VAUGHT.

6268

NW

8

Vaught

Henry Arthur

14 Jul 1895

18 Jul 1896

Son of Jud & Julia D (SPENCER) VAUGHT.

6265

NW

8

Vaught

Jud

7 Jul 1897

--

Son of Jud & Julia D (SPENCER) VAUGHT.

6266

NW

8

Vaught

Lawrence S

6 Mar 1898

24 Jan 1902

Son of Jud & Julia D (SPENCER) VAUGHT.

6267

NW

8

Vaught

Mira A

22 May 1871

12 May 1892

nee STEVENS.  First wife of Thomas Judson VAUGHT.  Married 26 Jan 1888. 

6263

NW

8

Vieht

?

--

--

10th Ind. Inf.

(Note:  No individual headstone found.  Named on Memorial.)

5413

?

?

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.