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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

Irwin

Lester R

13 Jan 1913

12 Jun 1982

--

7303

CW

16

Jackson

Kenneth L

1 Mar 1927

16 Oct 1992

First husband of Virginia Mae (FREEMAN) JACKSON LUFF.


Married 12 Nov 1953.


Children:  Kenneth L Jackson Jr, Twila M JENNINGS.

Grandchildren:  Carling JENNINGS, Lacey JENNINGS.


US Navy.

7311

7312

7313

CW

17

Jackson

Virginia Mae Luff

29 Apr 1930

3 Mar 2017

nee FREEMAN.  Wife of Kenneth L JACKSON, 1st, married 12 Nov 1953; and Claud

LUFF, 2nd, married 29 Nov 1993.


Daughter of Russell & Lora Mae (GREENWELL) FREEMAN.


Children:  Kenneth L Jackson Jr, Twila M JENNINGS.

Grandchildren:  Carling JENNINGS, Lacey JENNINGS. 


(Click here to view obituary.)

7311

7312

CW

17

Jacquess

Paul K

6 Feb 1915

13 May 2002

Husband of F Pauline (RILEY) JAQUESS. 


Married 22 Aug 1947.


US Army Air Corps, WW II.

5522

SE

6

Janke

Henry F

17 Sep 1914

3 Feb 1983

Husband of Herberta D JANKE.

5812

NE

7

Janke

Herberta D

3 Apr 1915

28 Feb 1978

nee GARDNER.  Wife of Henry F JANKE.  Daughter of Herbert F & Demontious “Maude” (DUGAN) GARDNER.

5813

NE

7

Jaquess

F Pauline

11 Mar 1924

23 Apr 2017

nee RILEY.  Wife of Paul K JAQUESS. 


Married 22 Aug 1947. 


Daughter of Charles & Mary Ann "Mollie" RILEY. 


(Click here to view obituary.)

5522

SE

6

Jennings

Emma Jean

17 Feb 1935

--

Wife of Robert L JENNINGS.  Married 20 Oct 1951.  Daughter of Tracy & Marguerite (TUCKER) COMPTON.

0650

0651

W

3

Jennings

Michael L

23 Oct 1953

13 Jun 2009

Husband of Twila (JACKSON) JENNINGS.  Son of Robert L & Emma Jean (COMPTON) JENNINGS.

7395

W

3

Jennings

Robert Lawrence

2 Sep 1929

2 Nov 2010

Husband of Emma Jean JENNINGS.  Married 20 Oct 1951.

Our sons:  Michael L, D Keith.

Our grandchildren:  Kyle, Kurt, kately, Carling, Lacey.

SSgt., 27th Regiment, 25th Infantry Division, Korea.


(Click here to view obituary.)

0650

0651

0652


W

3

Johnson

Byron M

30 Jan 1882

13 Nov 1918

Husband of Fern (SUMNER) JOHNSON SPILLER. 


Son of Henry & Mary J (DAVIS) JOHNSON.


Spanish American War.

Co. K. 159th Ind. Vol.

7295

CW

16

Johnson

David T

26 Nov 1927

2 Dec 2014

Husband of Ruth (SPRAY) JOHNSON. 


Married 17 Aug 1952.


Son of George W & Myrtle (WEBB) JOHNSON. 


Our Children:  Deborah R, David M. 


Grandchild:  Allison N.


Pvt,1st Class, 42nd Engineer Construction Battalion.


(Click here to view obituary.)

0277

0278

CE

8

Johnson

George W

1897

1968

Husband of Myrtle W (WEBB) JOHNSON.

5795

NE

6

Johnson

Gertrude F

1895

1952

Wife of Warner L JOHNSON.

5796

NE

6

Johnson

Henry

1853

1922

Husband of Mary J (DAVIS) JOHNSON.  Married 12 Aug 1877.

7296

CW

16

Johnson

Homer A

27 Jul 1881

25 Aug 1973

Husband of Susan M JOHNSON.

5483

SE

5

Johnson

James Aubrey

13 Aug 1868

10 Jun 1939

Son of Thomas J & Nancy (WATERS) JOHNSON.

6311

CE

7

Johnson

Jowyn Beth

14 Apr 1956

--

nee REED.  Wife of Robert Michael "Mike" JOHNSON. 


Married 27 Oct 1979.


Daughters:  Cara, Kylie.

0299

0300

SE

5

Johnson

Kermit Webb

9 Feb 1936

26 Nov 1996

Son of George W & Myrtle (WEBB) JOHNSON.

5794

NE

6

Johnson

Laura E

19 Aug 1871

16 Nov 1874

--

6702

CW

2

Johnson

Levi

24 Dec 1824

26 Nov 1904

Husband of Louisa JOHNSON.

6701

CW

2

Johnson

Louisa

12 Jun 1829

26 Sep 1916

Wife of Levi JOHNSON.

6701

CW

2

Johnson

Luella

1878

1940

--

6698

CW

2

Johnson

Mary E

16 Apr 1873

10 Jan 1922

Daughter of Thomas J & Nancy (WATERS) JOHNSON.

6310

CE

7

Johnson

Mary J

1854

1925

nee DAVIS.  Wife of Henry JOHNSON.  Married 12 Aug 1877.

7296

CW

16

Johnson

Myrtle W

1900

1978

nee WEBB.  Wife of George W JOHNSON.

5795

NE

6

Johnson

Robert Michael "Mike"

18 Nov 1949

14 Sep 2014

Husband of Jowyn (REED) JOHNSON. 


Son of Nolie & Grace (MADDEX) JOHNSON. 


Daughters:  Cara, Kylie.


E-5, US ARMY, Vietnam. BS.


(Click here to view obituary.

0299

0300

SE

5

Johnson

Ruth C

14 Feb 1932

--

nee SPRAY.  Wife of David T JOHNSON. 


Married 17 Aug 1952.


Our Children:  Deborah R, David M. 


Grandchild:  Allison N.

0277

0278

CE

8

Johnson

Susan M

18 Jul 1893

1 Feb 1977

Wife of Homer A JOHNSON.

5483

SE

5

Johnson

Violet Benson

22 Sep 1891

16 Feb 1983

nee BENSON.  Wife of Warren Boren JOHNSON.

5800

NE

6

Johnson

Warner L

1896

1976

Husband of Gertrude F JOHNSON.

5796

NE

6

Johnson

Warren Boren

13 Feb 1890

2 Mar 1960

Husband of Violet (BENSON) JOHNSON.

5800

NE

6

Jones

Alfred

1 ??? 1831

6 May 1885

Husband of Elizabeth C (HERRING) JONES.  Married 18 Oct 1855.

Aged 51 y. ? m. 5 d.

6793

CW

5

Jones

Charles

abt 1792

25 Aug 1878

Husband of Ellenor (WARRICK) JONES.  Married 26 Feb 1819.

Aged ? yr. 7 ms & 12 days.

(Stone was broken across the “aged” information.) 

War of 1812.


7102

CW

11

Jones

Daisy

1 Jul 1884

9 Jan 1957

Wife of William H JONES.

6018

NE

26

Jones

Darvin W

10 Oct 1921

13 Dec 1984

Pfc., US Army, WW II.

5530

5531

SE

6

Jones

Elizabeth C

10 Sep 1837

11 Oct 1871

nee HERRING.  Wife of Alfred JONES.  Married 18 Oct 1855.

6794

CW

5

Jones

Ella

22 Feb 1870

--

Daughter of Thomas C & Mary V JONES.

7197

CW

13

Jones

Ellenor

9 May 1799

--

nee WARRICK.  Wife of Charles JONES.  Married 26 Feb 1819.

Aged 71 ys. 10 ms. 28 ds.

7103

CW

11

Jones

Elmer

9 Nov 1868

--

Son of Thomas C & Mary V JONES.

7197

7198

CW

13

Jones

Elva J

1901

26 Nov 1994

Wife of Welzie JONES.

5777

NE

5

Jones

Fannie E

--

12 Feb 1895

Daughter of William & Martah E (MASSEY) JONES.

Aged 1 yr. 5 mos.

7202

7205

CW

13

Jones

Finn

1862

1930

Husband of Matilda JONES.

6774

CW

4

Jones

Florence

1878

1944

Daughter of William & Martha E (MASSEY) JONES.

7202

7204

CW

13

Jones

Fred

1886

1968

--

5711

NE

1

Jones

George

23 Jan 1874

--

Son of Thomas C & Mary V JONES.

7197

CW

13

Jones

George B

1 Oct 1896

20 May 1961

Husband of Grace I JONES.

Indiana, Pfc., Btry. F, 49th Arty. CAC, WW I.

5534

5535

SE

6

Jones

George S

1853

1933

“Father”

7302

CW

16

Jones

Grace I

1903

1991

Wife of George B JONES.

5534

SE

6

Jones

James S

--

6 Mar 1902

Son of Charles & Ellenor JONES.

Aged 58 Ys. 6 Ms.

7100

CW

11

Jones

Johnie M

30 Jul 1877

13 Oct 1886

Son of Thomas C & Mary V JONES.

7193

7192

CW

13

Jones

Leslie M

1906

1923

Husband of Opha G JONES.

5619

SE

8

Jones

Loren D

21 Nov 1923

16 May 1993

Husband of Ruth L (McILREE) JONES.  Married 23 Nov 1944.

5602

SE

8

Jones

Marion F

1894

1964

Husband of Verlie E JONES.

5750

NE

3

Jones

Martha E

18 Jul 1850

8 Jan 1928

nee MASSEY.  Wife of William JONES, Sr.  Married 8 Mar1874.

7199

7201

CW

13

Jones

Martha P

--

28 Jan 1890

Daughter of Charles & Ellenor JONES.

Aged 53 YS & 8 DS.

7101

CW

11

Jones

Mary E

21 Oct 1907

9 Jul 1996

Wife of Orris D JONES.

5609

SE

8

Jones

Mary V

9 Oct 1846

--

Wife of Thomas C JONES.

7196

CW

13

Jones

Matilda

1871

1946

Wife of Finn JONES.

6774

CW

4

Jones

Opha G

1904

1965

Wife of Leslie M JONES.

5619

SE

8

Jones

Orris D

2 Apr 1904

28 Oct 1974

Husband of Mary E JONES.

5609

SE

8

Jones

Pearl J

7 Sep 1922

1 Jun 1984

Wife of Raymond A JONES.

5532

SE

6

Jones

Raymond A

18 May 1920

29 Jul 1973

Husband of Pearl J JONES.

S Sgt., US Army, WW II.

5532

5533

SE

6

Jones

Ruth L

5 Jan 1925

--

nee McILREE.  Wife of Loren D JONES.

5602

SE

8

Jones

Sarah

18 ??? 186?

?

Daughter of Alfred & Elizabeth C (HERRING) JONES.

(Badly weathered and bottom of stone is buried.)

6792

CW

5

Jones

Thomas C

11 Jan 1839

--

Husband of Mary V JONES.

7196

CW

13

Jones

Verlie E

1894

5 Dec 1984

Wife of Marion F JONES.

5750

NE

3

Jones

Verna

10 Aug 1891

--

Daughter of Thomas C & Mary V JONES.

7197

CW

13

Jones

Walter

16 Jun 1903

1 Aug 1953

Son of Finn & Matilda JONES.

Indiana, Pfc., Co. D, 761st Mi. Police Bn., WW II.

6775

CW

5

Jones

Welzie

1896

1948

Husband of Elva J JONES.

5776

NE

5

Jones

William

15 Sep 1879

--

Son of Thomas C & Mary V JONES.

7197

CW

13

Jones

William H

15 Sep 1879

24 Mar 1923

Husband of Daisy JONES

6018

NE

26

Jones

William, Sr.

22 Sep 1832

14 Mar 1908

Husband of Martha E (MASSEY) JONES.  Married 8 Mar 1874. 

Civil War.


7199

7200

CW

13

Jones ?

?

?

?

(Completely unreadable; assumed to be a child of Alfred  & Elizabeth C (HERRING) JONES.)

6791

CW

5

Jordan

Leland Kern

27 Jul 1920

29 Mary 1999

Husband of Thelma Irene (CREEK) JORDAN.  Married 30 Mar 1946.

Pfc., 104th Infantry, US Army, WW II.

6136

6137

CE

3

Jordan

Thelma Irene

26 Jul 1919

10 Jan 2002

nee CREEK.  Wife of Leland Kern JORDAN.  Married 30 Mar 1946.

6136

CE

3

Judd

Effie

1865

1952

--

5963

NE

20

Julian

Jerry P

--

1937

--

5888

NE

12

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.