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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    23 Mar 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

Sauer

Cecilia

1897

1991

Wife of Theodore SAUER.

0557

East

11

Sauer

Clarence A

18 Mar 1906

17 Apr 1907

Son of John & Mary SAUER.

On back of stone of Sherry L SAUER.

0556

East

11

Sauer

John

1871

1961

Husband of Mary SAUER.

On back of stone of Theodore & Cecilia SAUER.

0558

East

11

Sauer

Mary

1872

1955

Wife of John SAUER.

On back of stone of Theodore & Cecilia SAUER.

0558

East

11

Sauer

Sherry L

--

19 Jul 1957

Daughter of William E & Amie M SAUER.

0555

East

11

Sauer

Theodore

1896

1979

Husband of Cecilia SAUER.

0557

East

11

Schaefer

Infant

--

9 Jan 1956

Infant son; twin.

0357

East

5a

Schaefer

Infant

--

6 Dec 1956

Infant son; twin.

0357

East

5a

Schaefer

Nora

23 May 1904

16 Aug 1980

Age 76 years.

No headstone found; information from church records.*

East

?

Schillinger

Elfrieda Kissel

19 Oct 1895

23 mar 1927

--

0415

East

7

Schmitt

Alice Rose

16 Jul 1946

22 Sep 1957

Daughter of Wilfred & Irma SCHMITT.


“Our little girl”

0338

East

5

Schmitt

Anthony J “Tony”

10 Aug 1923

8 Mar 2011

Husband of Magdalen C (HOEFLING) SCHMITT.


Married 2 Jun 1948


Son of Adam & Tillie (ELPERS) SCHMITT.


(Click here to view obituary.)

0900

West

2

Schmitt

Carolyn H

18 Dec 1937

15 Dec 2004

nee BAEHL.  Wife of William SCHMITT.

Stepchildren:  Bonnie J, Dan L, Gary J, Becky A, Brenda G, Carol S. Niece, Brenda K; nephew, Alan A.

0378

0379

East

6

Schmitt

Doris O

1949

23 Oct 1964

Daughter of Anthony J & Magdalen C (HOEFLING) SCHMITT.


On back of stone of her maternal grandparents, Sylvester H & Amelia K (KISSEL) HOEFLING.

0243

East

1

Schmitt

Irma H

7 Dec 1921

29 Jul 2010

Wife of Wilfred G SCHMITT.  Married 30 Dec 1941.

Our children:  Alvin L, Alice R, Melvin C, James R, Norma J, William A, Barbara L, Wilfred J.

1227

1228

East

7

Schmitt

Magdalen C

15 Nov 1928

16 Feb 2016

nee HOEFLING.  Wife of Anthony J “Tony” SCHMITT. 


Daughter of Sylvester & Amelia (KISSEL) HOEFLING. 


(Click here to view obituary.)

0900

West

2

Schmitt

Marie Margaret

--

23 Jul 1901

Age 73 years.

No headstone found; information from church records.*

East

?

Schmitt

Mike

--

1962

Infant son of Wilfred & Irma SCHMITT.

0364

East

5b

Schmitt

Norman

-

1948

Infant son of Wilfred & Irma SCHMITT.

0364

East

5b

Schmitt

Wilfred G

25 Apr 1921

17 Mar 1991

Husband of Irma H SCHMITT. 


Married 30 Dec 1941.


Our children:  Alvin L, Alice R, Melvin C, James R, Norma J, William A, Barbara L, Wilfred J.

1227

1228

East

7

Schneider

Ernest Lee, Sr.

25 Feb 1936

7 Nov 2010

Husband of Norma Jean (BIRCHLER) SCHNEIDER.  Married 25 Jun 1955.

Our children:  Ernest Lee Jr., Susan Marie, Patricia Ann.
(Click here to view obituary.)

0837

0838

East

22

Schneider

Norman Jean

14 Dec 1936

4 Nov 1992

nee BIRCHLER.  Wife of Ernest Lee SCHNEIDER, Sr.  Married 25 Jun 1955.

Our children:  Ernest Lee Jr., Susan Marie, Patricia Ann.

0837

0838

East

22

Schultheis

Joseph H

1881

1963

Husband of Mollie A SCHULTHEIS.

0626

East

14

Schultheis

Mollie A

1879

1957

Wife of Joseph H SCHULTHEIS.

0626

East

14

Schweder

Joseph

--

21 Aug 1905

Son August SCHWEDER.

Age 32 years.

No headstone found; information from church records.*

East

?

Seib

Andrew

1914

1918

--

0568

East

12

Seib

Joseph E

6 Aug 1920

--

Husband of Margaret M (BITTNER) SEIB.

0517

East

10

Seib

Margaret M

28 Dec 1921

8 Feb  2009

nee BITTNER.  Wife of Joseph E SEIB.   Daughter of Antone & Elanora (ADLER) BITTNER. 


(Click here to view obituary.)

0517

East

10

Seib

Michael

--

27 May 1975

Son of Ron SEIB.

0810

East

21

Seib

Robert L

18 Feb 1962

29 Apr 1978

Son of Joseph SEIB.

0466

East

9

Simon

Christina

1864

1920

nee KNAPP.  Wife of Peter SIMON.  Married 20 Apr 1889 in Vanderburgh County, Indiana.

0531

East

11

Simon

Helen

2 Dec 1917

8 Aug 2007

Wife of Wilbur SIMON.  Married 9 Aug 1941.

0438

East

8

Simon

Ivan C

2 Mar 1927

24 Aug 2008

Husband of Lila Rose SIMON.  Married 28 Nov 1948.

Our children:  Donna, Linda, Danny, Sharon, Elaine, Barbara.

0427

0428

East

7

Simon

John

25 Dec 1891

1977

Husband of Theresia (HAPPE) SIMON.  Married 10 Oct 1916 in Vanderburgh County, Indiana.  Son of Peter & Christina (KNAPP) SIMON.


(Click here to view photograph.)


0429

East

7

Simon

Katherine R

11 Mar 1882

8 Mar 1919

nee KEIL.  “Mother”

“d.p. Chicago, IL

0337

East

5

Simon

Lila Rose

17 Nov 1928

--

Wife of Ivan C SIMON.  Married 28 Nov 1948.

Our children:  Donna, Linda, Danny, Sharon, Elaine, Barbara.

0427

0428

East

7

Simon

Mary

1890

1971

Daughter of Peter & Christian (KNAPP SIMON.


On the side of the stone of Peter & Christina SIMON.

0533

East

11

Simon

Norman E

28 Jan 1952

26 May 1970

--

0437

East

8

Simon

Peter

1864

1919

Husband of Christina (KNAPP) SIMON.  Married 30 Apr 1889 in Vanderburgh County, Indiana.

0531

East

11

Simon

Peter, Sr.

1830

27 Feb 1902

On stone of Peter & Christina SIMON.

0532

East

11

Simon

Ricky A

--

16 Oct 1952

--

0436

East

8

Simon

Theresia

1895

(24 May 1896)


1977

nee HAPPE.  Wife of John SIMON.  Married 10 Oct 1916. 


(Click here to view photograph.)

0429

East

7

Simon

Wilbur

27 Jan 1921

27 Jul 1984

Husband of Helen SIMON.  Married 9 Aug 1941.

0438

East

8

Simon

William

1893

1977

Son of Peter & Christian (KNAPP SIMON.


On the side of the stone of Peter & Christina SIMON.

0533

East

11

Singer

Joseph F

1866

1948

Husband of Katharine SINGER.  “Father”

0633

East

15

Singer

Katharine

1869

1943

Wife of Joseph F SINGER.  “Mother”

0633

East

15

Skaggs

Kristen C

--

29 Dec 1987

--

0386

East

6

Slattery

Curtis

1917

1984

Husband of Rita M SLATTERY.

0574

East

12

Slattery

Rita M

1920

--

Wife of Curtis SLATTERY.

0574

East

12

Smith

Mary

1846

1915

nee BECKER.  Wife of Warren SMITH.

0286

East

3

Smith

Warren

1842

1915

Husband of Mary (BAKER) SMITH.

0286

East

3

Spindler

Albert

1934

1934

Son of Frank & Rosa (POHL) SPINDLER.


On same stone as Pauline SPINDLER.

0690

East

17

Spindler

Cecilia T

2 Feb 1925

2 Mar 2007

Wife of Edward A SPINDLER.  Married 27 Aug 1947.  Daughter of Joseph & Rosa (ELPERS) GRIES.


Our children:  Marilyn R, Rose Ann, Melvin A, Mildred M, Albert E, Eugene A.


(Click here to view obituary.)

0726

0727

East

18

Spindler

Edward A

5 Nov 1922

8 Jan 2009

Husband of Cecilia T SPINDLER.  Married 27 Aug 1947


Son of Frank Adam & Rosa (POHL) SPINDLER.


Our children:  Marilyn R, Rose Ann, Melvin A, Mildred M, Albert E, Eugene A.


S. Sgt. US Army, WW II.  Bronze Star Medal.



(Click here to view obituary.)

0726

0727

East

18

Spindler

Frank Adam

9 Jun 1888

5 Jan 1977

Husband of Rosa Catherine (POHL) SPINDLER. 


Son of Henry Joseph & Eva Mary (SEILER) SPINDLER.

0691

East

17

Spindler

John J

--

17 Sep 1899

Son of John Henry SPINDLER.

No headstone found; information from church records.*

East

?

Spindler

Joseph Henry

--

30 Apr 1900

Age 35 years.

No headstone found; information from church records.*

East

?

Spindler

Leonard M

15 Mar 1919

19 Sep 2003

Son of Frank & Rosa (POHL) SPINDLER.


TEC 4, US Army, WW II.

0737

East

18

Spindler

Pauline

1921

1925

Daughter of Frank & Rosa (POHL) SPINDLER.


On same stone as Albert SPINDLER.

0689

East

17

Spindler

Rosa Catherine

25 Aug 1891

20 Jul 1970

nee POHL.  Wife of Frank Adam SPINDLER.


Daughter of Matthew Sebastian & Margaretha (KIESEL) POHL.

0691

East

17

Stadkler (sic)

Appolonia Veronica

--

--

--

0282

East

3

Staples

Barbara J

26 Apr 1935

4 Feb 2013

nee KISSEL.  Wife of Chester D STAPLES. 


Daughter of Norman & Eleanora KISSEL.

0948

East

8

Staples

Chester D

11 May 1939

--

Husband of Barbara J STAPLES.

0948

East

8

Steckler

Adam

24 Aug 1849

--

Husband of Veronica STECKLER.

0281

East

3

Steckler

Appoloina

11 May 1844

3 Mar 1908

Wife of John STECKLER, Sr.

0230

East

1

Steckler

Arliene M

13 mar 1932

--

nee WILZBACHER.  Wife of Joseph H STECKLER.  Married 29 Apr 1952.

Our children:  Richard, Keith, Jeff, Pam, Tim, Carol.  Grandchildren:  Wendy, Terry, Jeremy, Eric.

0561

East

11

Steckler

Catherine M

7 Feb 1921

4 Dec 1994

Wife of Oscar J STECKLER.

Our children:  Rosalie T, Lawrence, Stephen T, Eugene R, Ronald J, Jane A.

0307

0309

East

4

Steckler

Eugene Raymond

4 Jan 1949

17 Mar 2010

Son of Oscar & Catherine (SNYDER) STECKLER.


"Father of Jennifer & Mark"

1247

1248


East

1

Steckler

Francis

1910

1918

--

0559

East

11

Steckler

Gilbert

1913

1913

--

0560

East

11

Steckler

John, Sr.

1 Jun 1838

4 Jul 1915

Husband of Appoloina STECKLER.

0230

East

1

Steckler

Joseph H

27 Nov 1929

--

Husband of Arliene M (WILZBACHER) STECKLER.  Married 29 Apr 1952.

Our children:  Richard, Keith, Jeff, Pam, Tim, Carol.  Grandchildren:  Wendy, Terry, Jeremy, Eric.

0561

East

11

Steckler

Louis M

1917

1917

--

0283

East

3

Steckler

Maggie

11 Feb 1882

2 Apr 1906

--

0279

East

3

Steckler

Oscar J

14 Aug 1916

21 Feb 1990

Husband of Catherine M STECKLER.  Married 29 Apr 1941.

Our children:  Rosalie T, Lawrence, Stephen T, Eugene R, Ronald J, Jane A.


Tec. 4, US Army, WW II.

0307

0309

0308

East

4

Steckler

Ramond John

--

23 Mar 1905

Son of Francis & Caroline (KLINGER) STECKLER.

No headstone found; information from church records.*

East

?

Steckler

Richard Joseph “Rich”

27 Sep 1953

15 Jul 2000

Son of Joseph H & Arliene M (WILZBACHER) STECKLER.

0562

East

11

Steckler

Veronica

19 Jun 1854

--

Wife of Adam STECKLER.

0281

East

3

Stratmann

Clemens P

11 Aug 1904

29 Nov 1991

Husband of Verlada M STRATMANN.  Married 30 Sep 1931.

Our daughters:  Imogene E, Judy Ann.

0822

0823

East

21

Stratmann

Verlada M

4 Sep 1909

11 Dec 1992

Wife of Clemens P STRATMAN.  Married 30 Sep 1931.

Our daughters:  Imogene E, Judy Ann.

0822

0823

East

21

        *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.
00866  View of the center of the west secton of the cemtery looking north-northwest.