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Knowles Cemetery

Montgomery Township

Gibson County, Indiana


Coordinates:

 Latitude, 38.2349 N; Longitude, -87.7123 W

Congressional Location:

NW-1/4; SE-1/4; SECTION 23; TOWNSHIP 3S; RANGE 12W

Common Directions:

3 miles southwest of Owensville. Located about 3/10 mile north of County Road 850S, about 1 mile west of the intersection with Indiana State Road 65.

Last updated

  02 Aug 2012

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Surname

Given Name

Birth Date

Death Date

Inscriptions and Notes.

Image #                  Image

Knowles

Calvin L

23 Jan 1853

21 Aug 1853

Son of John Lowery & Patsy (MONTGOMERY) KNOWLES.

Aged:  6 ms. 29 ds.

(Note:  There appears to be at least 5 children's graves of this couple along the west edge of the cemetery; three have surviving headstones.)

0434


 

Knowles

Charles S

3 Mar 1838

4 Feb 1862

Son of Dr. Eli & Elizabeth  (SCOTT) KNOWLES.


Pvt., Co. K, 24th Reg. Indiana Infantry.



(On 1939 WPA Veteran Graves Survey.)

0415


0417

 

Knowles

David

2 Jun 1777

2 Jun 1832

Husband of Nancy (PIPER) KNOWLES.  Married 1802 in Greene County, Georgia.  Son of Richard and Prudence (MARVEL) KNOWLES.

"Aged:  55 Years."

0421


 

Knowles

Eli, Dr.

2 Sep 1799

15 Feb 1868

Husband of Elizabeth (SCOTT) KNOWLES.  Married 7 Oct 1824.  Son of James & Patience (MARVEL) KNOWLES.

"Father"

0416


0418

 

Knowles

Elizabeth Scott

12 Apr 1803

22 Oct 1858

nee SCOTT.  Wife of Dr. Eli KNOWLES.  Married 7 Oct 1824.

"Mother"

0416


0419

 

Knowles

James

9 May 1757

23 Oct 1839

Husband of Patience (MARVEL) KNOWLES.


(Note:  Stone not found Jan 2012.)

Photo by Eric Knoles, June 1996


 

Knowles

James

--

13 Oct 1850

Son of John Lowery & Patsy (MONTGOMERY) KNOWLES.

Aged:  5 yrs. 1 mo. 22 ds.

(Note:  There appears to be at least 5 children's graves of this couple along the west edge of the cemetery; three have surviving headstones.  Stone not found Jan 2012.)

Photo by Eric Knoles, June 1996


 

Knowles

Malinda

--

12 Feb 1854

Daughter of John Lowery & Patsy (MONTGOMERY) KNOWLES.

Aged:  5 yrs. 1 mo. 22 ds.

(Note:  There appears to be at least 5 children's graves of this couple along the west edge of the cemetery; three have surviving headstones.)

0407


 

Knowles

Matilda

23 Jun 1804

13 Jun 1858

nee MONTGOMERY.  First wife of Asa KNOWLES.  Married 7 Jun 1828.  Daughter of Walter Crockett & Nancy (ROBERTS) MONTGOMERY.

(Note:  She and her daughter's graves are in the center of the cemetery.)

(Note:  Asa remarried.  He is buried in Quincy, Greenwood, Kansas.)

0424


0425 (footstone)

0426

Knowles

Nancy E

18 May 1835

13 Jun 1849

Daughter of Asa & Matilda (MONTGOMERY) KNOWLES.

Aged:  14 YS & 26 DS.

(Note:  She and her mother's graves are in the center of the cemetery.)

0427


0412 (footstone)

0426

Knowles

Nancy S

12 May 1837

14 Sep 1854

Daughter of Marvel & Eliza Ann "Betsy" KNOWLES.

(Note:  There appears to be at least 5 children's graves of this couple along the west edge of the cemetery; three have surviving headstones.  Stone not found Jan 2012.)

Photo by Eric Knoles, June 1996


 

Knowles

Sarah Ellen

23 Aug 1854

4 Oct 1855

Daughter of John Lowery & Patsy (MONTGOMERY) KNOWLES.

Aged:  1 yr. 1 mo. 12 ds.

(Note:  There appears to be at least 5 children's graves of this couple along the west edge of the cemetery; three have surviving headstones.)

0407


 

Knowles

Wily E

--

23 Aug 1866

Son of John Lowery & Patsy (MONTGOMERY) KNOWLES.

Aged:  7 ms. 19 ds.

(Note:  There appears to be at least 5 children's graves of this couple along the west edge of the cemetery; three have surviving headstones.  Stone not found Jan 2012.)

Photo by Eric Knoles, June 1996

0431 (Top of stone not found, January 2012.)

 

Knowles

?

?

Possibly a child of John Lowery & Patsy (MONTGOMERY) KNOWLES.

(Note:  There appears to be at least 5 children's graves of this couple along the west edge of the cemetery; three have surviving headstones.)

0432 (Top of stone is missing.)


 

 The original layout of the cemetery appears to have had room for at least 5 north/south rows.  If numbered from east to west, only rows 1, 3 and 5 have visible headstones.  Ground depressions indicated several other unmarked burials. (No headstone remains in it's original upright position!)


0402 (Looking north,  approaching cemetery from south.)
0422 (Looking south at burials along east edge of cemetery.

0403 (View from west edge of cemetery, looking east.)
0430 (Looking south at burials along west edge of cemetery.)