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Cemetery Records with photographs of headstones.

 
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Rickard Cemetery

(aka Clifford Cemetery)

Columbia Township

Gibson County, Indiana

Coordinates:Latitude, 38.3705 N;  Longitude, -87.3350 W
Congressional Location:SE-1/4; NE-1/4; SECTION 6; TOWNSHIP 2S; RANGE 8W
Common Directions:

Located about 1200 feet east of Indiana State Road 57, and 1400 feet north of CR 75E.  Stones were found beginning about 50 feet north of the east/west treeline.

Last updated 08 Oct 2010

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Surname Given Name Birth Date Death Date Notes & InscriptionsPhoto#                               Photo
Sect-
ion
Row
Gohorn Ides E  --  7 May 1876  Aged 35 yrs. 9 mos. 11 dys.No headstone found or identified, 8 Oct 2010.
N/A
N/A
Jenkins  Amanda  -- 11 May 1880 Wife of Alexander JENKINS.  Married 30 Sep 1866.  Daughter of Henry & Polly RICKARD.
Aged 31 Y. 3 M. 29 D.
1862
N/A N/A
Jenkins  Katie  --  -- Buried with Amanda (RICKARD) JENKINS.No headstone found or identified, 8 Oct 2010. N/A N/A
Jenkins  ?  --  -- Buried with Amanda (RICKARD) JENKINS.No headstone found or identified, 8 Oct 2010. N/A N/A
Jenkins  ?  -- 21 Oct 1874 Son of A & J. JENKINS
Aged 6 mos. 21 dys.
No headstone found or identified, 8 Oct 2010. N/A N/A
Loveless  Barbara "Barbary"  -- Sep 1876 nee SHOULTZ.   Wife of Elijah LOVELESS.  Married 27 Jul 1856.
(Note:  Year of birth reported as: 1831, 1834, 1836 in three different census records.)
No headstone found or identified, 8 Oct 2010. N/A N/A
Morris.  Albert M 1866 1875 Son of Thomas T & Emily J MORRIS.
(Note:  On same stone as his mother.)
1874
N/A N/A
Morris  Emily J 1832 --  Wife of Thomas T MORRIS.
(Note:  Tree has grown over the corner of the headstone and covers the date of death.)
(Not found with the family at the time of the 1870 census; Albert M is the youngest child in the household.)
1874

N/A N/A
Rickard  Henry  -- 21 Feb 1874 Husband of Polly RICKARD, 1st; and Elisabeth WIGGS RICKARD, 2nd,  married 4 Oct 1868.
 Aged 48 yrs. 4 ms. 17 ds.
1864

N/A N/A
Rickard  ?  -- 15 Jun 1880 Son of C. D. & A. J. RICKARD.
Aged 8 mos. 21 dys.
No headstone found or identified, 8 Oct 2010. N/A N/A
? ???(Base only; slab not found.)1871
N/A N/A
? ???(Monument shaft; no visible markings.)1870
N/A N/A
? ???(Small stone, no visible markings.)
1868
N/A N/A
? ???(Base for large monument.)
1866
N/A N/A
Sections and Rows
No relevant definition can be determined.  Stones that were located were scattered in a general north/south direction, between two large trees about 50 feet apart.  Fallen tree branches and briars made a through search for other stones impossible.

1880  View of cemetery location as seen from CR 75N.

1878  Headstones located about 50 inside of treeline; center of photo.

1877  General condition of cemtery location.
1867 Stone of Amanda JENKINS to left of tree, Henry RICKARD's to the right.