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Cemetery Records with photographs of headstones.

Owensville Cemetery

(aka Owensville I.O.O.F. Cemetery)

Montgomery Township

Gibson County, Indiana

Coordinates:Latitude, 38.2711 N;  Longitude, -87.6975 W
Congressional Location:NE-1/4; NW-1/4; SECTION 12; TOWNSHIP 3S; RANGE 12W
Common Directions:

Located on the west side of Owensville.  Main entrance is at the intersection of Elm and West Montgomery Streets.  Bounded on the north by West Brumitt Street (Hwy 165), on the east by Elm Street, and the south by West Warrick Street.  Second entrance at the northwest corner of the cemetery from West Brumitt (Hwy 165).

Last updated    30 Oct 2017

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.  
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Surname

Given Name

Birth Date

Death Date

Inscriptions & Notes

Photo #                   Photo

Sect-ion

Row

Baker

Benjamin

1878

1943

Husband of Minnie F BAKER.

6675

CW

2

Baker

Corellen

27 Jan 1954

8 Jul 2010

nee ASHBY.  First wife of James Smith BAKER, III. 


Married 20 Aug 1971. 


Daughter of Rudolph ASHBY & Edith (DAUBENSPECK) ASHBY BECK.


(Click here to view obituary.)

0259


W

2

Baker

James Smith, III

8 Dec 1948

27 Jun 2014

Husband of Corellen (ASHBY) BAKER, 1st,  married 20 Aug 1971; and second husband of Debbie (KIEL) STRAW BAKER, 2nd, married 15 Jun 2012..


Son of James S & Phyllis (DRAGOO) BAKER, II. 


Cpl., US Marine Corps, Vietnam.


(Click here to view obituary.)

0259

0261

4386

W

2

Baker

Martha Jane

9 Jun 1908

16 Jul 1908

Daughter of Benjamin “Ben” & Minnie F BAKER.

6674

CW

2

Baker

Minnie F

1882

952

Wife of Benjamin “Ben” BAKER.

6675

CW

2

Barnes

Eliza

1860

1928

--

5891

NE

12

Barnes

Ida

1882

19__

--

5890

NE

12

Barnett

Ann Myers

19 Mar 1912

24 Mar 1985

nee MYERS.

6201

CE

5

Barnett

James W

1832

5 Aug 1916

Husband of Lavanah J BARNETT. 

Civil War.


6199

CE

5

Barnett

Lavanah J

1847

2 Nov 1920

Wife of James W BARNETT.

6199

CE

5

Barnett

Warren W

2 Feb 1904

8 May 1967

Indiana, LCDR, USNR, WW II.

6200

CE

5

Barrett

Anna

1 Mar 1900

5 Jun 1966

nee GORDON.  Wife of Orville BARRETT.  Daughter of Richard GORDON. 


(Click here to view obituary.)

6043

CE

1

Barrett

Carolyn

23 Feb 1931

22 Dec 1931

Daughter of Benjamin H "Ben" & Lillian (FEVERSTON) BARRETT.

6041

CE

1

Barrett

Charles F

1 Mar 1916

29 May 1984

Husband of Eva L BARRETT.


MMS1, US Navy, WW II.

5495

5496

SE

5

Barrett

Charles R

20 Jan 1881

5 Apr 1966

Husband of Mabel G (DOUGLAS) BARRETT.

5463

SE

4

Barrett

Eva L

13 Aug 1916

24 Jan 1999

Wife of Charles F BARRETT.

5495

SE

5

Barrett

Francis Lee "Lefty"

25 Jan 1921

10 Aug 1980

(Click here to view obituary.)

5762

NE

4

Barrett

Geraldine

31 Mar 1926

10 Aug 2010

nee WALTERS.  Wife of Robert Wayne BARRETT.  Married 28 Mar 1948.  Daughter of Lilburn & Stanza (McREYNOLDS) WALTERS.

"Our Children:  Jeanne, Donald, John"


(Click here to view obituary.)

0631

0632


CW

9

Barrett

Harold L

13 May 1938

--

Husband of Jo Ann (CREEK) BARRETT.  Married 24 Jun 1958.

Our children:  Harold Benja, Ronald Owen, Cody Joe, Carol Ann.

7330

7331

CW

17

Barrett

Infant

--

8 Mar 1921

Infant of Benjamin H "Ben" & Lillian (FEVERSTON) BARRETT.

7137

CW

12

Barrett

Jerry Gordon

14 Nov 1938

--

Husband of Mary Jane (SHOULDERS) BARRETT.  Married 17 Sep 1960.

Daughters:  Lisa, Linda, Lana.

Grandchildren:  Nikki, Tyler, Amy, Nathan, Trenton, Kelsey, Brennan.

7359

7360

W

2

Barrett

Jo Ann

18 Mar 1941

--

nee CREEK.  Wife of Harold L BARRETT.  Married 24 Jun 1958.

Our children:  Harold Benja, Ronald Owen, Cody Joe, Carol Ann.

7330

7331

CW

17

Barrett

Lillian

20 Sep 1904

12 Aug 1931

nee FEVERSTON.  First wife of Benjamin H "Ben" BARRETT.


“Mother”


(Click here to view obituary.)

6039

CE

1

Barrett

Mabel G

14 Jan 1887

26 Jan 1984

nee DOUGLAS.  Wife of Charles R BARRETT.  Daughter of William & Mary (WILLIAMS) DOUGLAS. 


(Click here to view obituary.)

5463

SE

4

Barrett

Mary Jane

1 Nov 1941

31 Mar 2009

nee SHOULDERS.  Wife of Jerry Gordon BARRETT.  Married 17 Sep 1960.  Daughter of Henry & Mary MARTIN.

Daughters:  Lisa, Linda, Lana.

Grandchildren:  Nikki, Tyler, Amy, Nathan, Trenton, Kelsey, Brennan.

7359

7360

W

2

Barrett

Orville

29 Apr 1900

6 Sep 1978

Husband of Anna (GORDON BARRETT.

6043

CE

1

Barrett

Robert W

5 Aug 1921

7 Oct 1989

Husband of Z Maxine BARRETT.

Our children:  Anne and Kim.

Grandchildren:  Amber, Amanda, Andrew.

5461

5462

SE

4

Barrett

Robert W

1 Sep 1923

--

Husband of Geraldine (WALTERS) BARRETT.  Married 28 Mar 1948. 

0631

0632


CW

9

Barrett

Z Maxine

19 Mar 1920

3 May 2005

Wife of Robert W BARRETT.

Our children:  Anne and Kim.

Grandchildren:  Amber, Amanda, Andrew.

5461

5462

SE

4

Barry

Carl M

26 Jul 1908

1970

Husband of Thelma BARRY. 


(Click here to view obituary.)

5718

NE

2

Barry

Thelma

1908

1991

Wife of Carl M BARRY.

5718

NE

2

Bates

Mary Alice

17 Oct 1934

18 Feb 2009

nee CHOATE.  Wife of Hugh BATES.  Daughter of Porter W & Clestie (RILEY) CHOATE.

5825

NE

8

Beardsley

Esther

16 Mar 1891

19 Aug 1891

Daughter of S W & Ollie BEARDSLEY.

6529

CE

12

Beasley

Harry

1889

1918

--

7221

CW

13

Becht

Alta C

1905

1987

Wife of Willard N BECHT.

6324

CE

7

Becht

Willard N

1907

1989

Husband of Alta C BECHT.

6324

CE

7

Beck

Albert F “Ab”

1915

1972

“Town marshall 21 yrs.”

6321

CE

7

Beck

Edith Marie

23 Sep 1916

22 Dec 2012

nee DAUBENSPECK.  Wife of Levi BECK.  Daughter of Vernon & Margaret Ellen (GRIFFIN) DAUBENSPECK. 


(Click here to view obituary.)

4257

W

Beck

Iola Mae

1919

1963

Wife of Levi BECK.

5392

SE

2

Beck

Levi

1917

1989

Husband of Iola Mae BECK.

5392

SE

2

Beck

Phyllis

1922

27 Feb 1995

(Obituary indicates two marriages:  1st to James S BAKER and 2nd to BECK.)

6320

CE

7

Belcher

Ella Frances

1928

18 Apr 2009

nee FARMER.

5440

SE

4

Bell

Arthur V

1892

14 Nov 1983

Pvt., US Army, WW I.



(Click here to view obituary.)

5766

5768

NE

4

Bell

Martha W

1864

1928

Wife of Thomas M BELL.

5992

NE

23

Bell

Nelia

1893

1950

“Mother”

5765

NE

4

Bell

Thomas M

1857

1929

Husband of Martha W BELL.

5992

NE

23

Beloat

G Jenny

21 Feb 1935

--

nee ANDERSON.  Wife of Gerald L BELOAT.

Children:  Greg, Brian, Chris Ann.

5869

5870

NE

11

Beloat

Gerald L

20 Apr 1934

13 Oct 1990

Husband of G Jennry (ANDERSON) BELOAT.

Children:  Greg, Brian, Chris Ann.

5869

5870

NE

11

Beloat

Mary K

8 Jun 1916

30 Apr 2006

nee GARRETT.  Wife of Ralph M BELOAT.  Married 16 Dec 1932.

Our sons:  Gerald Lynn, Larry Dean.

5865

5868

NE

11

Beloat

Ralph M

7 Apr 1912

29 Sep 1983

Husband of Mary K (GARRETT) BELOAT.

Married 16 Dec 1932.


Our sons:  Gerald Lynn, Larry Dean. 


(Click here to view obituary.)

5865

5868

NE

11

Bennett

Barnes S

3 Sep 1885

26 Sep 1901

Son of Augustus N "Gus" & Elizabeth (SKELTON) THOMPSON BENNETT.

6259

CE

6

Bennett

Elizabeth

13 Sep 1854

9 Feb 1899

nee SKELTON.  Wife of Joseph Humphry THOMPSON, 1st, married 28 Jan 1872; and Augustus N "Gus" BENNETT, 2nd, married 28 Dec 1876.

6262

CE

6

Bennett

Infant

?

?

Child of Augustus N "Gus" & Elizabeth (SKELTON) THOMPSON BENNETT.


(Stone is badly weathered and worn.)

6261

CE

6

Benson

Burnell C “Red”

1902

1992

Husband of Ruby (GORDON) BENSON.

5353

SE

1

Benson

Lois Jeanine

18 Feb 1936

28 Sep 1980

nee GARRETT.  First wife of William Jacob BENSON.

5430

SE

3

Benson

Reba C

27 may 1937

--

Second wife of William Jacob BENSON.

5432

SE

3

Benson

Ruby Gordon

1906

1975

nee GORDON.  Wife of Burnell C “Red” BENSON.

5353

SE

1

Benson

William Jacob

11 Sep 1932

4 Feb 2008

Husband of Lois Jeanine (GARRETT) BENSON, 1st; and Reba BENSON, 2nd. 


Son of William & Vivan (FLNER) BENSON.


Pfc., US Army, Korea.

5430

5431

SE

3

Bernard

John, Sr.

31 Jan 1897

16 Feb 1966

Husband of Mamie Ruth (COAN) BERNARD. 


Son of William ? & Addie May BERNARD SPORE.


Indiana, Sgt., 152nd Infantry, WW I.

7082

CW

10

Bernard

Mamie Ruth

26 Jul 1904

17 Aug 1990

nee COAN.  Wife of John BERNARD, Sr.

7081

CW

10

Bernard

Robert “Bobby Joe”

21 Nov 1934

5 Apr 1979

Son of John & Mamie Ruth (COAN) BERNARD, Sr.


Pfc., US Army.

7083

7084

CW

10

Best

James H

1934

2001

--

7301

CW

16

Betz

Ein Matthew

5 Oct 2005

24 Oct 2005

Son of Katie BETZ.

7305

CW

16

Bilderback

Mabel

28 Aug 1889

19 Feb 1916

nee MERCHANT.  Second wife of Downey Jeanes BILDERBACK.


Married 31 Jul 1909.


Daughter of John & Emma MERCHANT.

7095

CW

11

Bird

Maria

20 Jul 1840

28 Aug 1879

Wife of J F BIRD.

Aged 29 YRS. & 29 DYS.

7044

CW

9

Bishop

Francis A

27 Apr 1818

14 May 1869

Wife of C BISHOP.

6682

CW

2

Blood

Nelle S

1902

1984

Wife of Stephen A BLOOD.

5351

SE

1

Blood

Stephen A     

1897

1982

Husband of Nelle S BLOOD.

5351

SE

1

Bloomfelter

James M

1872

1952

Husband of Mary E BLOOMFELTER.

5895

NE

13

Bloomfelter

Mary E

1875

1924

Wife of James M BLOOMFELTER.

5896

NE

13

Blythe

Edith Imojean

1921

1934

(Buried next to Henry & Ida May BLYTHE.)

6045

CE

1

Blythe

Henry

1894

1969

Husband of Ida May BLYTHE.

6046

CE

1

Blythe

Ida May

1896

1965

Wife of Henry BLYTHE.

6046

CE

1

Boase

Paul L

4 Jun 1941

27 Jun 1969

Husband of Rebecca BOASE.  Married 1 Jan 1965.

5467

SE

4

Boase

Rebecca

11 Mar 1941

--

Wife of Paul L BOASE.  Married 1 Jan 1965.

5467

SE

4

Bolin

Nellie A

1868

1939

Wife of William A BOLIN.

6352

CE

8

Bolin

William A

1863

1939

Husband of Nellie A BOLIN.

6352

CE

8

Boren

C Fred

1878

1964

--

5751

NE

3

Boren

Eliza C

1851

1934

nee WELBORN.  Wife of Thomas J BOREN.  Married 22 Aug 1872.

7285

CW

15

Boren

Frank W

30 Oct 1876

26 Aug 1928

Husband of Minnie (PRUITT) BOREN.  Married 19 Apr 1905.  Son of Thomas J & Eliza C (WELBORN) BOREN.

7286

CW

15

Boren

Infant

22 Aug 1882

6 Sep 1882

Son of Thomas J & Eliza C BOREN.

Aged 15 D’s.

7284

CW

15

Boren

Minnie P

28 Jun 1878

10 Nov 1968

nee PRUITT.  Wife of Frank W BOREN.  Married 19 Apr 1905.  Daughter of J & Elizabeth PURITT.

7287

CW

15

Boren

Samuel W

27 Oct 1875

27 Jul 1876

Son of Thomas J & Eliza C BOREN.

Aged 9 Months.

7283

CW

15

Boren

Thomas J

1850

1932

Husband of Eliza C (WELBORN) BOREN.  Married 22 Aug 1872

7285

CW

15

Bowman

Henry Blanch

1871

1950

--

6176

CE

4

Bowman

Sarah E

3 Sep 1879

13 Apr 1880

Daughter of A & ? C BOWMAN.

6175

CE

4

Boyle

Brock Lane

15 Jan 1963

3 Sep 2016

Husband of Laura (WEINZAFEL) BOYLE. 


Son of Warren Jackson "Jack" & Phyllis Ann (LINXWILER) BOYLE. 


(Click here to view obituary.)

4371

SE

9

Boyle

Phyllis Ann

27 Dec 1937

--

nee LINXWILER.  Wife of Warren Jackson "Jack "BOYLE.


Married 3 Jan 1956.


Our children:  Kimberly, Brock, Stacy.

5658

5659

SE

9

Boyle

Warren Jackson "Jack"

12 Oct 1931

26 Aug 2000

Husband of Phyllis Ann (LINXWILER) BOYLE. 


Married 3 Jan 1956.


Our children:  Kimberly, Brock, Stacy.


Cpl., 279th Inf., US Army, Korea.

5658

5659

SE

9

Bradley

Charles M

1890

1968

Husband fo Inez S BRADLEY.

6605

CE

13

Bradley

Effie Pearl

1891

1934

First wife of Simon BRADLEY.


“Wife”

6602

CE

13

Bradley

Inez S

1909

1983

Wife of Charles M BRADLEY.

6605

CE

13

Bradley

Lotus Ellen

1932

1932

(Buried next to Charles M & Inez S BRADLEY.)

6604

CE

13

Bradley

Simon

1884

1959

Husband of Effie Pearl BRADLEY, 1st; and Lucy V (COLE) GARRETT BRADLEY, 2nd.


“Husband”

6602

CE

13

Braselton

Chester P

18 May 1932

--

Husband of Roselyn Ann (DICKINSON) BRASELTON.  Married 8 Nov 1959.


Daughters:  Lori, Gayla.


Pfc., US Army, Korea.

0282

6152

CE

4

Braselton

Roselyn Ann

24 Jan 1938

13 Jan 2015

nee DICKINSON.  Wife of Chester P BRASELTON.  Married 8 Nov 1959. 


Daughter of Robert & Floriene (BICKES) DICKINSON.


Daughters:  Lori, Gayla. 


(Click here to view obituary.)

0282

6152

CE

4

Brown

Eugene L "Gene"

19 Mar 1920

3 Sep 2007

Husband of Irma Jean (WILSON) BROWN.  Son of Lawrence & Sarah (DUCKWORTH) BROWN.


Sgt., 1st Bn., 303rd Regt., 97th Inf. Div., WW II.



(Click here to view obituary.)

5846

5847

NE

9

Brown

Eva Wright

1915

1994

nee WRIGHT.  Wife of Kinnie Hubert BROWN.

5519

SE

6

Brown

Irma Jean

24 Dec 1923

24 Dec 2008

nee WILSON.  Wife of Eugene L "Gene" BROWN.  Daughter of Arthur & Ruby (VanWINKLE) WILSON. 


(Click here to view obituary.)

5846

NE

9

Brown

Kinnie Hubert

27 Feb 1919

23 Mar 2003

Husband of Eva (WRIGHT) BROWN.

AM3, US Navy, WW II.

5519

5520

SE

6

Bruce

George H

3 May 1837

19 Nov 1925

Husband of Sarah A BRUCE.

“Father”

6784

6785

CW

5

Bruce

John Thomas

28 Aug 1868

16 Feb 1870

Son of George H & Sarah A BRUCE.

Aged 1 Y. 5 M. 18 D.

6787

CW

5

Bruce

Sarah A

13 Jul 1836

5 Feb 1914

Wife of George H BRUCE.

6784

CW

5

Bruce

Theadocia

21 Sep 1877

26 Aug 1893

Daughter of George H & Sarah A BRUCE.

6786

CW

5

Brumfield

Martha Boren

23 Aug 1908

13 Sep 2007

nee BOREN.  Wife of Richard BRUMFIELD.  Daugther of Fank W & Minnie P (PRUITT) BOREN. 


(Click here to view obituary.)

7288

CW

15

Brumfield

Richard M

21 Oct 1909

12 Aug 2001

Husband of Martha (BOREN) BRUMFELD.

(Note:  Co-founder of Potter & Brumfield Co. with Elbet Potter.)

7289

CW

15

Bullock

Evelyn I

18 Oct 1936

29 Oct 2011

nee THOMPSON.  Wife of James Robert BULLOCK.  Daughter of Coba Russell & Wilma Marie (HOBBS) THOMPSON. 


(Click here to view obituary.)

0080

SE

3

Burdette

Margaret

1855

1941

(On same stone as Geroge & Etta LOWE.)

6044

CE

1

Burkett

Amanda Thompson

21 Sep 1869

2 Jul 1953

nee THOMPSON.  Wife of Erastus BURKETT.

6158

CE

4

Burkett

Erastus

22 Jan 1869

11 Dec 1928

Husband of Amanda (THOMPSON) BURKETT.

6158

CE

4

Bush

Benjamin L

1861

1934

Husband of Sarah A BUSH.

6165

CE

4

Bush

Brittie E

17 Apr 1891

1 May 1966

Wife of William Orville BUSH.

5636

SE

9

Bush

Earl

9 Feb 1917

11 Jan 1977

Husband of Evelyn Frances (MADDEN) BUSH. 


Died from a heart attack.

6887

0792

CW

6

Bush

Evelyn Frances

8 Mar 1918

10 Oct 2013

nee MADDEN.  Wife of Earl BUSH. 


Daughter of John & Lucretia (WALTERS) MADDEN. 


(Click here to view obituary.)

0793

0792

CW

6

Bush

G Marie

31 Mar 1917

15 Jun 2005

Wife of Robert L BUSH, Sr.

5478

SE

5

Bush

Robert L, Jr.

18 Aug 1939

21 Jun 1996

Son of Robert L & G Marie BUSH, Sr.

5479

SE

5

Bush

Robert L, Sr.

22 Dec 1914

13 Mar 2003

Husband of G Marie BUSH.

5478

SE

5

Bush

Ronald Mike

29 Dec 1952

14 Apr 2002

Son of William BUSH & Juanita McINTYRE.

5501

SE

6

Bush

Sarah A

1868

1943

Wife of Benjamin L BUSH.

6165

CE

4

Bush

William Orville

24 Sep 1887

16 Sep 1956

Husband of Brittie E BUSH.

5636

SE

9

Bush

William Orville, Jr

27 Feb 1932

13 Apr 2017

Husband of Laretta (PEACH) BUSH. 


Son of William Orville & Brittie E (BOWMAN) BUSH. 


867 th Aviation Battalion, US Army Air Corps, WW II.


(Click here to view obituary.)

Photo not yet available.

?

?

Butler

Karen Sue Murnahan “Nana”

22 Jul 1953

1 Apr 2005

nee MURNAHAN.  Daughter of Robert MURNAHAN and Ester Jane (KNOWLES) MURNAHAN DICKENSON.

Daughter:  Brandy.

Grandchildren:  Madyson, Avery, Hunter.

5345

5346

SE

1

Butler

Rosaila

--

--

Wife of George B BUTLER.  Married 24 Dec 1856.  Daughter of Daniel WARD, Sr.

6643

CE

14

Byes

Jesse F

13 Jun 1897

17 Dec 1973

Husband of Elsie A (GRIGSBY) BYES. 


Son of Joseph & Zylphia (CARR) BYES.


Note:  His wife is buried at Saulmon Cemetery.

6242

CE

6

Byrd

Arthur J

1878

1975

Husband of Etta BYRD.

“Father”

5717

NE

2

Byrd

Etta

1876

1962

Wife of Arthur J BYRD.

“Mother”

5717

NE

2

Section and Row definitions. 

Five sections were defined for this survey:  North (N), southeast (SE), center-east (CE), center-west(CW) and west (W.)  Rows were numbered starting at the east side of each section.

               

5330  View of the southeast section of the cemetery.
6649  Access road dividing center-east and center-west sections of the cemetery.
5875  View of the northeast corner of cemetery.
7737  View of center-west section from northwest entrance from Brumitt St.