Cemetery Records with photographs of headstones.

Mounts Cemetery

Montgomery Township

Gibson County, Indiana

Coordinates:38.3605 N Latitude; -87.6952 W Longitude
Congressional Location:NW-1/4; SE-1/4; SECTION 24; TOWNSHIP 3S; RANGE 12W
Common Directions:

2-1/2 miles south of Owensville. Located on top of a small hill, about 350 feet west of Indiana State Road 65, about 1/4 mile north of the intersection with County Road 850S.  (Only the bases of a few stones are visible from SR 65 when no crops are growing.)

Last updated  12 Jan 2012

The following list is an attempt to show all known graves, using several different sources. There may be other graves which are unknown due to missing, unreadable, destroyed or broken markers.  This cemetery has suffered much destruction as evidenced by present condition.
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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Last NameFirst NameBirthDeathInscriptions and NotesPhoto#                         Headstone
ArmstrongInfant--31 Jan 1873Son of J W & M L ARMSTRONG.6603

MontgomeryInfant----Infant daughter of J T & J A Montgomery.6613
MountsInfant11 Nov 186511 Nov 1865Infant of Smith & Mary A MOUNTS.6604

Mounts    James Smith177012 Sep 1834Husband of Rachel (MONTGOMERY) MOUNTS.  Married 31 Mar 1796 in Lincoln County, Kentucky.  Son of James Mathias & Mary Lydia (SMITH) MOUNTS.

Indiana Militia War of 1812. 
No headstone found.
MountsJames Smith9 Nov 18159 Nov 1897Husband of Lucy MOUNTS, 1st and Permilia (DAVIS) MOUNTs 2nd married 1 Dec 1846.  Son of James Smith & Rachel (MONTGOMERY) MOUNTS.
MountsJane--25 Oct 1847nee ROSOBOROUGH.  Wife of Montgomery MOUNTS.  Married 27 Jul 1826.

Aged 44 years.
MountsLucy1 Feb 182110 Nov 1843nee MONTGOMERY.  1st wife of  James Smith MOUNTS.6620

MountsMenece11 Jul 182211 Feb 1844nee BOREN.  Wife (1st) of Thomas A MOUNTS.
Aged 21 Y's 9 M's.


MountsManerva J16 Nov 18259 Apr 1893nee REDMAN.  Wife (2nd) of Thomas A MOUNTS.  6611
MountsMontgomery20 Nov 180325 Dec 1855Husband of Jane (ROSOBOROUGH) MOUNTS.  Married 27 Jul 1826.  Son of James Smith & Rachel (MONTGOMERY) MOUNTS.

Aged 52 y's 4 m's 5 d's.
MountsPermelia24 Jul 18269 Aug 1908nee DAVIS.  Wife of James Smith MOUNTS.  Married 1 Dec 1846.No headstone found.
MountsRachel26 Nov 1777
5 May 1851
nee MONTGOMERY.  Wife of James Smith MOUNTS.  Married 31 Mar 1796.  Daughter of Samuel & Mary "Polly" (McFARLAND) MONTGOMERY.
No headstone found.
MountsRachelabt 1869
3 Nov 1870Daughter of Thomas A & Minerva Jane (REDMAN)  MOUNTS.  "Broken stone."6616
MountsSilas Lenden6 Apr 185218 Jan 1885Son of James Smith & Permelia (DAVIS) MOUNTS.
32 yrs 8 mo 22 dys

MountsThomas A10 Jun 181831 Dec 1888Husband of  Menece (BOREN) MOUNTS (1st) and Maneeva J (REDMAN) MOUNTS (2nd.)6610

MountsWashington----"Broken stone"6615
NewsumDorcas--30 May 1855nee MOUNTS.  Wife of Harrison NEWSUM.  Aged  44 Yrs 2 Mo.008

Photographs by Martha Earls on 8 Apr 2008 and Daniel L Elliott on 16 Sep 2009.

6602  Base of Mounts marker with stones stacked around.
6607  View north to Benson Cemetery.
6614  View southwest  and view of broken and scattered stones.
6617  View of large depression in middle of cemetery.
6601  Base of  monument along east edge of cemetery; dug out by combine, 16 Sep 2009.