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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  23 Jul 2011

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

Kelley

Dora Hook “Dody”

8 Sep 1943

21 Oct 2000

nee HOOK.  Wife of Galen R KELLEY.  Married 24 Mar 1961.

Our children:  Debra, Michael.

7333

7334

CW

17

Kelley

Galen R

22 Jul 1941

--

Husband of Dora (HOOK) “Dody” KELLEY.  Married 24 Mar 1961.

Our children:  Debra, Michael.

7333

7334

CW

17

Keneipp

Arthur M

1876

1961

Husband of Nola B KENEIPP.

6569

CE

13

Keneipp

James B

26 Aug 1904

2 Dec 1981

Husband of Vada C KENEIPP

6648

CE

14

Keneipp

John A

1901

1955

--

6647

CE

14

Keneipp

Louisa G

abt 1833

--

nee LUCAS.  Wife of Edward KENEIPP.  Married 18 Sep 1859.

(Bottom of stone is buried;  birth date from 1850 census.)

6971

CW

8

Keneipp

Louisa J

--

--

Daughter of Edward & Louisa G KENEIPP.

Aged 3 mos. 19 ds.

(No dates on stone.)

6972

CW

8

Keneipp

Nola B

1879

1964

Wife of Arthur M KENEIPP.

6569

CE

13

Keneipp

Vada C

11 Jul 1904

14 Dec 1993

Wife of James B KENEIPP.

6648

CE

14

Keneipp

Wayne B

Sep 1903

Oct 1903

(Buried next to Arthur M & Nola B KENEIPP.)

6568

CE

13

Kennett

Grace C

1902

1994

Wife of John M KENNETT.

6248

CE

6

Kennett

Heber R

1878

1955

Husband of Mary M KENNETT.

6249

CE

6

Kennett

John M

1904

1965

Husband of Grace C KENNETT.

6248

CE

6

Kennett

Mary M

1884

1931

Wife of Heber R KENNETT.

6249

CE

6

Kennett

Wilma Frances

--

18 Sep 1918

Daughter of Heber R & Mary M KENNETT.

6245

CE

6

Kerns

Alma G

2 Jul 1911

28 Jun 1995

Wife of Elvin KERNS.

5354

SE

1

Kerns

Billie Jean

3 Dec 1930

24 Jan 2017

nee CUZZORT.  Wife of Harold E KERNS.


Married 23 Mar 1950. 


Daughter of William Thomas & Leona (BECK) CUZZORT.


Parents of:  Kimberly K, Karen K, KameronK.


(Click here to view obituary.)

5357

5358

SE

1

Kerns

Elvin

8 Dec 1906

30 Aug 1976

Husband of Alma G KERNS.

5354

SE

1

Kerns

Elvin Andrew

4 Jun 1927

15 Jul 1982

Husband of Martha Joan KERNS.  Married 4 Feb 1948.

Children:  Diane & Kim L.

Sgt. US Army, WW II.

5355

5356

SE

1

Kerns

Harold E

7 Jan 1932

16 Oct 1990

Husband of Billie J KERNS. Married 23 Mar 1950.

Parents of:  Kimberly K, Karen K, Kameron K.

5357

5358

SE

1

Kerns

Martha Joan

25 Oct 1930

18 Jun 1992

Wife of Elvin Andrew KERNS.  Married 4 Feb 1948.

Children:  Diane & Kim L.

5355

SE

1

Kesterson

Charley M

13 Jul 1868

26 Aug 1899

Son of George & Delia KESTERSON.

7185

7186

CW

13

Kesterson

Delia

9 Sep 1841

9 Dec 1935

Wife of George KESTERSON.

7184

7188

CW

13

Kesterson

George

18 May 1838

2 Feb 1903

Husband of Delia KESTERSON.

7184

7187

CW

13

Kesterson

Grant

12 Apr 1864

20 Apr 1914

Husband of Leann KESTERSON.

6174

CE

4

Kesterson

Leann

15 Feb 1864

--

Wife of Grant KESTERSON.

6174

CE

4

Kesterson

Mary E

23 Jan 1864

24 Oct 1877

Daughter of George & Delia KESTERSON.

(Separate stone is broken in half; middle badly damaged and no longer readable.  Complete information from family monument.)

7182

7183

CW

13

Kesterson

Stella

17 Feb 1895

4 Jan 1997

nee REEVES.  Wife of William Shirl KESTERSON.

5393

SE

2

Kesterson

William Frank

3 Nov 1862

20 Apr 1929

Son of George & Delia KESTERSON.

7183

7189

CW

13

Kesterson

William Shirl

22 Jul 1892

18 Oct 1972

Husband of Stella (REEVES) KESTERSON.

5393

SE

2

Kimball

Rebecca Meadows

9 Mar 1832

2 Oct 1881

nee MEADOWS.  Wife of William B KIMBALL.  Married 6 Aug 1849.

7270

7271

CW

15

Kimball

Rena P

1904

1987

Wife of W Hersel KIMBALL.

5631

SE

9

Kimball

W Hersel

1899

1947

Husband of Rena P KIMBALL.

5631

SE

9

Kimball

William B

12 Jun 1826

27 Apr 1905

Husband of Rebecca (MEADOWS) KIMBALL.  Married 6 Aug 1849. 

Sgt., Co. F, 33rd Reg. Indiana Inf.

Pvt., Co. E, 136th Reg. Indiana Inf. (100 days.)


7268

7269

CW

15

Kimmel

Alma J

1919

26 Sep 1986

Wife of Charles E KIMMEL.

6150

CE

4

Kimmel

Charles E

1919

13 Oct 1987

Husband of Alma J KIMMEL.

WW II.

6150

CE

4

Kimmel

Elsie J

1895

1987

Wife of James L KIMMEL.

5672

SE

10

Kimmel

James L

1881

1977

Husband of Elsie J KIMMEL.

5672

SE

10

Kimmel

Linda J

1953

--

Daughter of Charles E & Alma J KIMMEL.

6150

CE

4

King

Charles Wes

1861

1947

Husband of L E KING.

7046

CW

9

King

Ella

9 Jan 1862

18 Mar 1873

Daughter of Sylvester & Mary J (KENNET) KING.

6731

CW

3

King

Florettmia

7 Jan 1858

8 Jul 1858

Daughter of Sylvester & Mary J (KENNET) KING.

6734

CW

3

King

Gertrude

29 Sep 1854

3 May 1876

Daughter of Sylvester & Mary J (KENNET) KING.

6730

CW

3

King

John

1876

1916

“Husband”

5996

NE

23

King

Mary J

23 Aug 1834

6 Mar 1886

nee KENNET.  Wife of Sylvester KING.  Married 16 Sep 1852.

“Mother”

6728

6729

CW

3

King

Molie

29 Feb 1856

13 Feb 1860

Daughter of Sylvester & Mary J (KENNET) KING.

6732

CW

3

King

Sylvester

13 Dec 1830

27 Jan 1905

Husband of Mary J (KENNET) KING.  Married 16 Sep 1852.

“Father”

6726

6727

CW

3

King

Thomas M

20 Jul 1853

27 Oct 1853

Son of Sylvester & Mary J (KENNET) KING.

6733

CW

3

Kirkpatrick

Alexander "Alex"

--

19 Jan 1907

Husband of Lavisa (TAYLOR) KIRKPATRICK, 1st, married 7 Aug 1853 in Vanderburgh County, Indiana; Lillias (MILLER) KIRKPATRICK, 2nd, married 1 Feb 1859 in Vanderburgh County, Indiana; and Lydia MARTIN KIRKPATRICK, 3rd, married 18 Mary 1864. Son of Samuel & Elizabeth "Betsy" (THURMAN) KIRKPATRICK.

Age:  78 years.

First Sgt., Co. B, 25 Ind. Inf.

5974

NE

21

Kirkpatrick

Elizabeth “Betsy”

13 Jul 1801

24 Oct 1867

nee THURMAN.  Wife of Samuel KIRKPATRICK.  Married 16 Jan 1821.

Aged 66 ys. 3 ms. 11 ds.

6373

CE

8

Kirkpatrick

Hattie

4 Jul 1866

4 Oct 1943

--

6083

CE

2

Kirkpatrick

Margaret E

12 Dec 1834

31 Aug 1908

nee MASSEY.  Second wife of William D KIRKPATRICK.  Married 2 Apr 1857.  Daughter of Abraham & Sallie (HENSLEY) MASSEY.

“Mother”

(Click here to view obituary.)

6361

6362

CE

8

Kirkpatrick

Samuel

24 May 1798

21 May 1885

Husband of Elizabeth “Betsy” (THURMAN) KIRKPATRICK.  Married 16 Jan 1821.

Aged  86 Yr’s 11 Mo’s & 27 D’s.

6372

CE

8

Kirkpatrick

William Daniel

31 Jul 1833

14 Feb 1893

Husband of Martha (RICHARDS) KIRKPATRICK, 1st, married 9 Oct 1853; and  Margaret E (MASSEY) KIRKPATRICK, 2nd, married 2 Apr 1857.  Son of Samuel & Elizabeth (THURMAN) KIRKPATRICK.


“Father”


Co. H, 17 Ind. Mt. Inf.



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6364

6363

6365

CE

8

Knowles

Alice D

1874

1941

Wife of Orien J KNOWLES.

6901

CW

7

Knowles

Alice M

1920

1920

On same stone as Julia F KNOWLES.  Next to Orien J & Alcie D KNOWLES.

6900

CW

7

Knowles

Dale G

7 Jan 1894

26 Jul 1967

“Mother”

5342

SE

1

Knowles

Edward Earl

-

24 Jul 1932

Son of John O & Mary S KNOWLES.

Indiana, Sgt., 35 Inf., 84th Div., WW I.

6897

CW

7

Knowles

Gertie

--

28 Dec 1889

Daughter of James L & Susan L (MASSEY) HERRING

KNOWLES.

Aged 5 Y. 7 M. 1 Day.

7151

CW

12

Knowles

Gracie

--

? Mar 1884

Daughter of James L & Susan L (MASSEY) HERRING

KNOWLES.

 (No other readable information.)

7152

7153

CW

12

Knowles

James L

1856

1933

Husband of Julia F KNOWLES.

6902

CW

7

Knowles

John O

1857

1937

Husband of Mary S KNOWLES.

“Father”

6896

CW

7

Knowles

Julia F

1893

1894

On same stone as Alice M KNOWLES.

Next to Orien J & Alice D KNOWLES.

6900

CW

7

Knowles

Julia F

1854

1877

Wife of James L KNOWLES.

6902

CW

7

Knowles

Kenneth Ross

17 Sep 1927

--

Husband of Sharon B KNOWLES. 


Married 8 May 1954.


Our Children:  Rebecca, Gregory, Kevin. 


Grandchildren: Melissa, Paige, Eli Brody.

4346

0310

SE

1

Knowles

Maria Cornelia

26 Sep 1863

21 Nov 1865

Daughter of William & L A KNOWLES.

? ys. 1 ms. 24 ds.

6404

CE

9

Knowles

Mary S

1861

1955

Wife of John O KNOWLES.

“Mother”

6895

CW

7

Knowles

Nellie

1875

1877

Buried next to James L & Julia F KNOWLES.

6903

CW

7

Knowles

Orien J

1872

1957

Husband of Alice D KNOWLES.

6901

CW

7

Knowles

Sharon B

31 Jan 1935

8 Jun 2015

nee ZEHNER.  Wife of Kenneth Ross KNOWLES. 


Married 8 May 1954. 


Daughter of George & Melissa (LUCAS) ZEHNER. 


Our Children:  Rebecca, Gregory, Kevin. 


Grandchildren: Melissa, Paige, Eli Brody.


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0309

0310

SE

1

Krieg

Altha V

7 Jul 1908

30 Jun 1992

Wife of Clarence F KRIEG. 

5460

SE

4

Krieg

Clarence F

30 Dec 1902

20 Oct 1971

Husband of Altha V KRIEG.

5460

SE

4

Krieg

Rhea Deanne

1965

1965

--

5336

SE

1

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.