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Cemetery Records with photographs of headstones.

St. James (New) Cemetery

Johnson Township

Gibson County, Indiana

Coordinates:Latitude, 38.1777 N;  Longitude, -87.5784 W
Congressional Location:SW-1/4; NW-1/4; SECTION 18; TOWNSHIP 4S; RANGE 10W
Common Directions:

Located across from the St. James Church on the west side of County Road 50W, less than 2 miles south of SR 68 in Haubstadt.

Last updated  05 Dec 2016

The following list is an attempt to show all known graves, using information taken from photographs of the headstones and the St. James Church records.  
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Surname

Given Name

Birth Date

Death Date

Inscriptions & Notes

Photo #                   Photo

Section

Row

Caufield

George M

1943

1943

On stone of George J & Frances V ZILIAK.

0222

East

1

Caufield

Infant

1931

1931

On stone of George J & Frances V ZILIAK.

0222

East

1

Dassel

Magdalena

22 Feb 1897

10 Oct 1985

Wife of Oscar C DASSEL.. “Mom”

0776

East

20

Dassel

Oscar C

8 Jun 1896

9 Jun 1935

Husband of Magdalena DASSEL.  “Dad”

0776

East

20

Davis

Edward T

12 Jun 1922

19 Jul 1993

Husband of Helena A (BERFANGER) DAVIS. 


Married: 14 Jun 1944. 


Son of Louis A & Minnie (KEOWN) DAVIS.

4255

East

22

Davis

Helena A

22 Feb 1922

16 Oct 2015

nee BERFANGER.  Wife of Edward T DAVIS.


Married: 14 Jun 1944.


Daughter of John & Agnes (BRUMLEY) BERFANGER.

4255

East

22

Dewig

Adam G

1866

1926

--

0495

East

9

Dewig

Barbara

1862

1934

On same stone as Catherine DEWIG.

0401

East

7

Dewig

Catherine

1839

1929

On same stone as Barbara H DEWIG.

0401

East

7

Dewig

Edward F

24 Jun 1889

18 Feb 1967

On back of the stone of Fred & Anna ELDERBROOK.



Indiana, Pvt., 303 Wagon Co., QMC, WW I.


0660

0668


East

16

Dewig

Francis

--

24 Apr 1910

Son of Joseph DEWIG.

Age 36 years.

No headstone found; information from church records.*

East

?

Dewig

Frank W

24 Dec 1877

24 Apr 1900

--

0550

East

11

Dewig

George

1872

1971

Husband of Sophia DEWIG.

0510

East

10

Dewig

Joseph

18 Jan 1832

5 Jun 1920

Husband of Theresia DEWIG.

0496

East

9

Dewig

Joseph Adam

?

?

WW I.  


(Note:  Added from 1939 WPA Veteran Graves Survey.)

No headstone found or identified.

?

?

Dewig

Leonard J

31 Aug 1907

7 Apr 1937

Husband of Esther DEWIG.

0551

East

11

Dewig

Louis H

1890

1920

Two stones:  Single and also on side of stone of Fred & Anna ELDERBROOK.


WW I.


0656

0658

East

15

Dewig

Sophia

1881

1954

Wife of George DEWIG.

0510

East

10

Dewig

Theresia

25 Sep 1834

10 Nov 1924

Wife of Joseph DEWIG.

0496

East

9

Dickmeyer

Josephine

1886

1910

On same stone as Henry & Rosalia HEITZMAN.

0636

East

15

Dixon

Courtney Marie

--

21 Nov 2004

Infant daughter of Loren & Ann DIXON.

0896

West

2

Dougan

Laura J

20 Jun 1959

5 Aug 2013

nee DWYER.  Wife of ? NUSSMEIER, 1st; and Jim DOUGAN, 2nd.


Daughter of Jack & Irene DWYER. 


Children:  Michelle, Michael, Amanda, Jonathan.

0945

0946

East

16

Dwyer

Irene E

29 Dec 1930

--

Wife of John G DWYER.  Married 7 Feb 1953.  “Mom”

Our girls:  Cathlin, Lynda, Jackie, Maureen, Laura, Ellen, Karen, Missy.

0492

0493

East

9

Dwyer

John G

12 Oct 1929

17 Jun 2000

Husband of Irene E DWYER.  Married 7 Feb 1953.  “Dad”

Our girls:  Cathlin, Lynda, Jackie, Maureen, Laura, Ellen, Karen, Missy.



0492

0493

East

9

Eckart

Agness M

1862

1920

Wife of John ECKART.

0218

East

1

Eckart

John

1849

1936

Husband of Agness M ECKART.

0218

East

1

Eckart

Peter

1882

1963

--

0219

East

1

Elderbrook

Anna

1866

1927

Wife of Fred ELDERBROOK.

0657

East

15

Elderbrook

Dan

1900

1948

On side of the stone of Fred & Anna ELDERBROOK.

0659

East

15

Elderbrook

Dan

7 Aug 1900

23 Nov 1946

--

0669

East

16

Elderbrook

Fred

1875

1965

Husband of Anna ELDERBROOK.

0657

East

15

Elderbrook

Frederick H

24 Aug 1930

23 Mar 1995

Husband of Katherine T ELDERBROOK.  Married 28 Nov 1964.

Our daughters:  Jeanette, Joan.  Grandchildren:  Steve, Stan, Scott, David, Tammy.


Sgt., US Army, Korea.

0638

0639

East

15

Elderbrook

Katherine T

19 Nov 1918

6 Dec 2002

Wife of Frederick H ELDERBROOK.

Married 28 Nov 1964.

Our daughters:  Jeanette, Joan.

Our daughters:  Jeanette, Joan.  Grandchildren:  Steve, Stan, Scott, David, Tammy.

0638

0639

East

15

Elderbrook

Sophia E

14 Nov 1893

13 Mar 1968

--

0661

East

15

Elliott

Dennis Wary

25 Oct 1947

--

Husband of Linda J  (REXING) ELLIOTT. 


Married 24 Jun 1967.


"Parents of Candy Rene & Denny Wary II"


1203

1206


East

16

Elliott

Linda J

23 Feb 1949

--

Wife of Dennis Wary ELLIOTT.


Married 24 Jun 1967.


"Parents of Candy Rene & Denny Wary II"



1203

1206


East

16

Elpers

Anthony A

17 Oct 1919

12 Feb 2010

Husband of Catherine Nadine (SEIB) ELPERS.  Son of John B & Caroline (KEIL) ELPERS.


Pfc., US Army, WW II, PH.

(Click here for link to obituary.)

4329

East

7

Elpers

Bernard

1859

1943

Husband of Margaret ELPERS.

0696

East

17

Elpers

Betty Sue

28 May 1930

19 Nov 2007

Wife of Vernon J ELPERS.  Married 5 Jun 1948.

0301

East

4

Elpers

Carrie C

1882

1966

nee KEIL.  Wife of John B ELPERS.

On back of stone of her siblings.

0431

East

7

Elpers

Catherine Nadine

12 Mar 1923

24 Mar 2013

nee SEIB.  Wife of Anthony A ELPERS.  Married 4 Oct 1947.  Daughter of Clem & Theresa (GERARD) SEIB. 


(Click here to view obituary.)

4329

East

7

Elpers

Cecilia

1892

1931

Wife of Peter J ELPERS.

On the back of the stone of Bernard & Margaret ELPERS.

0697

East

17

Elpers

Clarence J

1916

1986

Husband of Loretta C ELPERS.  Son of John B & Carrie C (KEIL) ELPERS.

On back of stone of his uncle and aunts.

0431

East

7

Elpers

Donald F

24 May 1950

11 Feb 2004

--

0515

East

10

Elpers

Eugene W "Gene"

28 Sep 1935

2 Mar 2014

Husband of Rita (RETTIG) ELPERS. 


Married 12 Aug 1961.


Son of Frank & Lorine (WOLF) ELPERS. 


Our Children:  Kathy, Daryl, Patricia. 


Our Grandchildren:  Chase, Lexie, Cameron, Zachary, Garrett, Madison.


(Click here to view obituary.)

0931

0932

West

2

Elpers

Flavian J

--

23 Apr 1921

--

0263

East

3

Elpers

Henrietta

1902

1978

Wife of William ELPERS.

0297

East

3

Elpers

Ida O

1901

1974

Wife of Peter B ELPERS.

0250

East

2

Elpers

Jeremy R

29 Aug 1981

20 Jul 1999

“Loving Son”

0893

West

1

Elpers

Jerome

1939

1951

On back of stone of William & Henrietta ELPERS.

0298

East

3

Elpers

John B

1886

1969

Husband of Carrie C (KEIL) ELPERS.

On back of stone of his brother and sisters-in-law.

0431

East

7

Elpers

Joseph

--

21 Apr 1951

Infant.

(Note:  Church records show birth and death on 22 Mar 1951; d.p. Evansville, IN. 


Son of Sylverius, Jr. & Valeria (REXING) ELPERS.)

0360

East

5b

Elpers

Joseph

1890

1972

Husband of Thekla ELPERS.

0745

East

19

Elpers

Kaleb J

16 Nov 1995

4 Dec 2016

Son of Jim & Angie ELPERS.

 

(Click here to view obituary.)

Photo not yet available.

?

?

Elpers

Lillian A

3 Dec 1927

20 Mar 2005

Wife of Raphael J ELPERS.  Married 30 Aug 1949.

0602

East

13

Elpers

Loretta C

1919

2006

nee JOCHIM.  Wife of Clarence J ELPERS.

0431

East

7

Elpers

M Louise

--

--

Wife of Richard C ELPERS.

0432

East

7

Elpers

Margaret

1863

11 Oct 1960

Wife of Bernard ELPERS.

0696

East

17

Elpers

Meghan A

19 Dec 1991

25 May 2014

Daughter of Theodore "Ted" & Julie (BAEHL) ELPERS. 


Grandparents:  Bernard & Ruth Baehl.  Virgil & Mildred Elpers. 


Brother:  Tyler.

0217

0219

West

2

Elpers

Mildred A

1932

--

Wife of Virgil R ELPERS.  Married 2 Sep 1950. 


“Mom”


Parents of:  Jerome T, Thomas W, Cynthia A, Timothy R, Constance J, Augustina M, Theodore J, Christopher, Brenda S, Norma R, Gregory A, Kevin A, Brian E.

0376

0377

East

6

Elpers

Peter B

1893

1987

Husband of Ida O ELPERS.



0250

East

2

Elpers

Peter J

1890

1973

Husband of Cecilia ELPERS.

On the back of the stone of Bernard & Margaret ELPERS.

0697

East

17

Elpers

Raphael J

18 Nov 1927

3 May 1984

Husband of Lillian A ELPERS.  Married 30 Aug 1949.

0602

East

13

Elpers

Raymond R

8 Dec 1950

5 Jun 1999

--


0617

East

14

Elpers

Richard C

--

--

Husband of M Louise ELPERS.

0432

East

7

Elpers

Rick Alan

1967

1969

On back of stone of William & Henrietta ELPERS.

0298

East

3

Elpers

Rita A

22 Aug 1939

--

nee RETTIG.  Wife of Eugene W "Gene" ELPERS.  Married 12 Aug 1961.


Our Children:  Kathy, Daryl, Patricia. 


Our Grandchildren:  Chase, Lexie, Cameron, Zachary, Garrett, Madison.

0931

0932

West

2

Elpers

Sylverius J, Sr.

5 Jun 1922

4 Mar 2012

Husband of Valeria M (LUIGS ELPERS.


Our children:  Carolyn, Flavien, Eugene, Joseph, Rosemary, Barbara Jean, Sylverius Jr., Debbie Marie. 


(Click here to view obituary.)

0950

0422

East

7

Elpers

Thekla

1894

1962

Wife of Joseph ELPERS.

0745

East

19

Elpers

Valeria M

25 Oct 1921

30 Aug 2013

nee LUIGS.  Wife of Sylverius J ELPERS, Sr. 


Daughter of August & Louisa (SCHMITT) LUIGS, Sr.


Our children:  Carolyn, Flavien, Eugene, Joseph, Rosemary, Barbara Jean, Sylverius Jr., Debbie Marie.

0950

0422

East

7

Elpers

Vernon J

6 Feb 1925

--

Husband of Betty Sue ELPERS.  Married 5 Jun 1948.

0301

East

4

Elpers

Virgil R

1928

1990

Husband of Mildred A ELPERS.  Married 2 Sep 1950.  “Dad”

Parents of:  Jerome T, Thomas W, Cynthia A, Timothy R, Constance J, Augustina M, Theodore J, Christopher, Brenda S, Norma R, Gregory A, Kevin A, Brian E.

0376

0377

East

6

Elpers

William

1900

1988

Husband of Henrietta ELPERS.

0297

East

3

Epperson

Armella C

26 Oct 1912

31 Jan 2002

Mother of Earl E, Stanley R.

0485

0486

East

9

Farney

Charles

1852

1928

Husband of Elizabeth FARNEY.

0706

East

17

Farney

Dorothy M

1918

1986

--

0731

East

18

Farney

Elizabeth

1845

1932

Wife of Charles FARNEY.

0706

East

17

Farney

Joseph W

1893

1939

--

0707

East

17

Farney

Lora E

1900

1985

--

0730

East

18

Farny

Rebecca

31 Mar 1962

16 Oct 1962

--

0382

East

6

Fieth

Elvira C

29 Dec 1926

--

nee KLINGLER.  Wife of Raymond J FIETH.  Married 14 Sep 1949.

Our daughter:  Theresa Cayle WILSON.

0774

0775

East

20

Fieth

Raymond J

27 Aug 1924

25 Apr 2005

Husband of Elvira C (KLINGLER) FIETH.  Married 14 Sep 1949.

Our daughter:  Theresa Cayle WILSON.


Cox., USN

Navy, WW II.

0774

0775

East

20

Franklin

Gregory Wayne

8 Jul 1962

10 May 2004

Husband of Lisa A (PFISTER) FRANKLIN.  Married 11 Aug 1990.  Son of Wayne & Parsy Sue FRANKLIN.

Our children:  Sydney Christine, Spencer Gregory, Andrea Lauren.

0572

0573

East

12

Franklin

Lisa A Pfister

4 Jan 1968

--

nee PFISTER.  Wife of Gregory Wayne FRANKLIN.  Married 11 Aug 1990.

Our children:  Sydney Christine, Spencer Gregory, Andrea Lauren.

0572

0573

East

12

French

Darlene L

31 Dec 1938

--

Wife of Richard W FRENCH.

0871

West

1

French

Margaret E

1924

--

Wife of William E FRENCH.

(On same stone as Eugene G & Ida L ROOS.)

0265

East

3

French

Richard Warren

22 Feb 1930

1 Feb 2006

Husband of Alberta FRENCH, 1st and Darlene L FRENCH, 2nd.

0871

West

1

French

William E

1930

--

Husband of Margaret E FRENCH.

(On same stone as Eugene G & Ida L ROOS.)

0265

East

3

Freppon

Kathrine J

1848

1931

Wife of Matthew FREPPON.

0500

East

9

Freppon

Matthew

1844

1920

Husband of Kathrine J FREPPON.



0500

East

9

Fuhs

Kevin A

7 Nov 1952

--

Husband of Rose M FUHS.  Married 22 Nov 1974.

Our children:  Andrea S, Matthew A, Kent D.

0829

0830

East

21

Fuhs

Rose M

27 Nov 1955

21 Apr 1989

Wife of Kevin A FUHS.  Married 22 Nov 1974.

Our children:  Andrea S, Matthew A, Kent D.

0829

0830

East

21

Fulbert

John

1869

1934

--

0231

East

1

                *Information taken from a printed listing of the church’s death records; the latest information was dated 6 Jul 1981.

Section and Row definitions.

"East" section, inside the boundary formed by the access lane and the county highway.  The “West” section is west of the access lane.  Rows were numbered beginning on the east side of each section of the cemetery.

               

0165  Memorial plaque at east edge of the cemetery.
00435  View of the center of the cemetery looking south.