Genealogy


Cemetery Records with photographs of headstones.

New Salem Cemetery

(aka Stunkel Cemetery, Holcomb Cemetery, Ballard Cemetery, Duff Cemetery and Skelton Cemetery.)

Johnson Township

Gibson County, Indiana

Coordinates:Latitude, 38.2035 N;  Longitude, -87.5084 W
Congressional Location:SE-1/4; SE-1/4; SECTION 34; TOWNSHIP 3S; RANGE 10W
Common Directions:

3-1/2 miles east of Haubstadt. Located on the east side of County Road 325E, about 2/10 mile south of the intersection with County Road 1025S.

Last updated  23 Mar 2012

The following list is an attempt to show all known graves, using using photographs of the headstones.  Notes were supplemented with marriage and census records plus genealogy records.  There certainly are unmarked graves plus a few 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.   
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Surname

Given Name

Birth Date

Death Date

Inscriptions & Notes

Photo #                   Photo

Section

Row

Arburn

Martha Bell

17 Oct 1850

?

Infant daughter of John & Angeline ARBURN.  (Bottom of stone with date of death is broken.)

7167

 N/A

7

Ballard

Annie

21 Jul 1815

17 Aug 1889

--

7180

 N/A

10

Ballard

Bertha A

1893

1978

Wife of Silas H BALLARD.

7178

 N/A

9

Ballard

Elizabeth

16 Dec 1847

17 Jul 1856

--

7182

 N/A 

10

Ballard

Francess E

8 Mar 1850

8 Jul 1854

--

7182

 N/A

10

Ballard

James W

15 Dec 1853

25 Jul 1856

--

7182

 N/A

10

Ballard

John, Dr.

16 Jul 1839

12 Jun 1904

--

7181

 N/A

10

Ballard

Johnnie

7 Oct 1885

26 Jan 1888

--

7181

 N/A

10

Ballard

Martha Isabelle

21 Sep 1859

20 Jan 1883

--

7180

 N/A

10

Ballard

Mary Ann

11 Apr 1846

6 Mar 1918

--

7180

 N/A

10

Ballard

Minnie A

1878

1955

Wife of William R BALLARD.

7173

 N/A

9

Ballard

Robert

23 Mar 1849

21 Jun 1854

--

7182

 N/A

10

Ballard

S H, Dr.

26 Mar 1856

8 Feb 1885

--

7182

 N/A

10

Ballard

Silas H

1875

1946

Husband of Bertha A BALLARD.

7178

 N/A

9

Ballard

Thomas, Jr.

3 May 1844

15 Jan 1929

--

7180

 N/A

10

Ballard

Thomas, Sr.

2 Oct 1809

29 Jun 1898

--

7180

 N/A

10

Ballard

William R

1873

1958

Husband of Minnie A BALLARD.

7173

 N/A

9

Criswell

Eleanora “Ellen”

25 Oct 1829

?

nee HOLCOMB.  Wife of James R CRISWELL.  Married 15 Apr 1851.

Date of death buried.

7140

 N/A

3

Criswell

Infant

--

5 Nov 1853

Infant daughter of James R & Eleanora “Ellen” (HOLCOMB) CRISWELL.

7141

 N/A

3

Criswell

Louisa G

22 Jul 1839

21 Feb 1865

nee HOLCOMB.  Wife of James R GRISWELL.  Married 5 Sep 1862.

7171

 N/A

8

Dilbeck

John

1862

1941

--

7133

 N/A

2

Dilbeck

Rosetta Wheeler

21 Dec 1871

29 Sep 1893

nee WHEELER.  Wife of John DILBECK.

7134

 N/A

2

Duff

Elijah

17 Oct 1809

10 May 1880

--

7162

 N/A

6

Duff

Elizabeth

14 Mar 1806

15 Apr 1877

--

7160

 N/A

6

Duff

James

11 Apr 1823

28 Jun 1879

--

7161

 N/A

6

Duff

John

26 Oct 1825

1 Oct 1843

--

7158

 N/A

6

Duff

Nancy

29 Oct 1783

13 Jan 1857

--

7159

 N/A

6

Foster

Jerry Lee "Jake"

16 Feb 1930

4 Jan 2005

Son of Elwood & Maude A (PIERCE) FOSTER.


Pvt. US Army, WW II.


(Click here to view obituary.)

7129

 N/A

2

Foster

Maude A

17 Mar 1905

13 Jun 1978

nee PIERCE.  Wife of Elwood FOSTER.


“Mother”

“To live in hearts we leave behind is not to die”

7127

 N/A

1

Grim

Marie Ballard

23 Mar 1900

8 Aug 1966

nee BALLARD.  Wife of Reuben Joseph GRIM, Ph.D.

7174

 N/A

9

Grim

Reuben Joseph, Ph.D.

8 Sep 1896

3 Sep 1958

Husband of Marie (BALLARD) GRIM.

Indiana, Pfc., Ambulance Sec. 588, WW I.

 

7174

7175

 N/A

9

Grimm

Catharine

8 Mar 1842

20 May 1917

Wife of John W GRIMM

7124

 N/A

1

Grimm

John W

16 Jun 1835

--

Husband of Catharine GRIMM.

7124

 N/A

1

Hedge

George H, Sr.

Jun 1900

22 Jan 1933

Pvt., 20 Field Arty., US Army, WW I.

7131

 N/A

2

Hill

Jane

--

29 May 1879

Wife of Belitha G HILL.

Aged ? (broken stone.)

7153

 N/A

6

Holcomb

Elijah

12 Dec 1825

?

Date of death buried.

7143

 N/A

4

Holcomb

Hosea

29 Dec 1787

15 Jun 1850

Husband of Mary HOLCOMB.

7145

 N/A

4

Holcomb

Mary

6 Sep 1787

16 Feb 1839

Consort of Hosea HOLCOMB.

7144

 N/A

4

Ireland

Lutetia

28 Aug 1839

7 Jan 1848

Daughter of William A & Jane IRELAND.

7157

 N/A

6

Ireland

Mary Ann

--

18 Nov 1859

Daughter of William A & Jane IRELAND.

7155

 N/A

6

Ireland

William A

?

?

Stone broken and buried.  No other information can be seen.

7154

 N/A

6

Litchfield

Sarah

--

9 Jun 1831

Aged 58 years 5 ms. 19 ds.

7164

 N/A

7

Paulson

Anna Victoria

1870

1964

--

7177

 N/A

9

Paulson

Rudolph John

--

27 Apr 1942

Indiana, Pvt. E. A. Central Officers Training Sch.

7176

 N/A

9

Pierce

Frances

27 Jan 1907

2 Sep 1909

--

7130

 N/A

2

Riley

Mary J

28 Jan 1889

5 Nov 1964

“Mother”

7132

 N/A

2

Skelton

Catherine

16 Jul 1822

2 Oct 1855

Consort of R S SKELTON.

7151

 N/A

5

Skelton

Elijah Newton

3 Jul 1840

?

Son of R S & Catherine SKELTON.

Date of death buried.

7149

 N/A

5

Skelton

Sarah Jane

--

5 Jul 1858

Daughter of W T & M J SKELTON. 

Aged 13 days.

7138

 N/A

3

Skelton

Silas Elihu

1 Mar 1844

2 Sep 1845

Son of R S & Catherine SKELTON.

7150

 N/A

5

Stallings

Jasper

2 Mar 1810

8 Jun 1850

Son of R & M STALLINGS.

7139

 N/A

3

Stunkel

Flora E

12 Apr 1883

14 Apr 1883

Daughter of O R & E STUNKEL.  (Dates on stone are very hard to read.)

7148

 N/A

5

Stunkel

Henry D

12 Dec 1822

17 Aug 1900

Husband of Johanna L STUNKEL.

7169

 N/A

7

Stunkel

J Friedrich

1781

1863

Husband of Maria Louisa (KUHLMAN) STUNKEL.

Empede, Hanover

7168

 N/A

7

Stunkel

Johanna L

6 Apr 1827

3 Aug 1900

Wife of Henry D STUNKEL.

7169

 N/A

7

Stunkel

Maria Louisa Kuhlman

--

--

nee KUHLMAN.  Wife of J Friedrich STUNKEL.

7168

 N/A

7

Stunkel

Theodore A

1869

1950

--

7147

 N/A

5

Walker

Cathy E

1957

2007

--

7136

 N/A

3

Wheeler

Delia

1878

1952

Wife of James WHEELER.

7126

 N/A

1

Wheeler

James

1868

1950

Husband of Delia WHEELER.

7126

 N/A

1

Wheeler

Mary F

--

23 Apr 1901

Wife of J N WHEELER.

Age 35 YRS. 17 DAYS.

7125

 N/A

1

Wood

Patrick H

--

26 Jul 1866

Aged 40 yrs. 7 mos. 16 days.

7137

 N/A

3

?

?

?

?

“Mother”  All information on face of stone has flaked away.

7185

 N/A

11

?

D

?

?

“Father”  Face of stone badly weathered.

7184

 N/A

11

?

Nancy J

?

?

Child’s headstone.

7165

 N/A

7

???erson

William M

16 Jul 1886

2 May 1893

Son of J N & ? ???erson

7123

 N/A

1

Row are only approximate and were numbered beginning at the west edge of the cemetery along CR 325E.

               

7122  View of the west edge of the cemtery along CR 325E.
7186  View of the cemetery from CR 325E, looking east.