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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  11 Dec 2016

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

S

F C

--

--

(Footstone with “M. A. S. & F. C. S.” at south end of row.)

7249

CW

14

S

M A

--

--

(Footstone with “M. A. S. & F. C. S.” at south end of row.)

7249

CW

14

Sampson

Catharine

11 Aug 1846

3 Mar 1919

“Grandma”

5973

NE

21

Sampson

Charles W

1869

1934

Husband of Julia E SAMPSON.

“Father”

5970

NE

21

Sampson

Gertrude A

1902

1960

Sister of Mildred R SAMPSON.

5691

SE

10

Sampson

Jerry V

11 Mar 1935

27 Oct 1996

Pfc., US Army.

5971

NE

21

Sampson

Julia E

1876

1927

Wife of Charles W SAMPSON.

“Mother”

5970

NE

21

Sampson

L Carl

1897

1930

“Son”

5972

NE

21

Sampson

Louis H

10 May 1909

16 Aug 1976

Husband of Marie SAMPSON.

5689

SE

10

Sampson

Marie

15 Aug 1914

27 Aug 1966

Wife of Louis H SAMPSON.

5689

SE

10

Sampson

Mildred R

1895

1977

Sister of Gertrude A SAMPSON.

5691

SE

10

Sampson

William W

7 Sep 1906

12 Oct 1906

Son of Charles W & Julia E SAMPSON.

“Baby”

5969

NE

21

Schatz

Braden Jay

--

1 Feb 2008

Son of Herman & Christy SCHATZ.

5662

SE

10

Schatz

Brenna Rachelle

--

22 Sep 1995

Daughter of Herman & Christy SCHATZ.

5667

SE

10

Schatz

Darrell Joseph

24 Feb 1949

19 Aug 1949

Son of Herman & Dorothy (RILEY) SCHATZ, Sr.

6318

CE

7

Schatz

Herman O

1914

1983

Pvt., US Army, WW II.

5452

SE

4

Schatz

Herman Otis

14 Feb 1946

31 May 2014

Husband of Shirley Ann (PUGH) SCHATZ. 


Married 22 Apr 1965. 


Son of Herman & Dorothy (RILEY) SCHATZ, Sr. 


(Click here to view obituary.)

0294

5666

SE

10

Schatz

Shirley Ann

12 Apr 1947

19 Nov 1996

nee PUGH.  Wife of Herman Otis SCHATZ. 


Married 22 Apr 1965.

5666

0294

SE

10

Schmittler

Bessie L

13 Oct 1907

3 Sep 1982

Wife of Charles A SCHMITTLER.

5362

SE

2

Schmittler

Charles A

23 Oct 1909

7 Jan 2000

Husband of Bessie L SCHMITTLER.

Pfc., US Army, WW II.

5362

5363

SE

2

Schmittler

Harold E

17 Jul 1916

6 Dec 1944

Pfc., Cannon Co. 307th Infantry.

5703

NE

1

Schmittler

Leanne

21 Jun 1968

11 May 2004

Daughter of Walter “Wally” & Shirley SCHMITTLER.

5704

5705

NE

1

Schmittler

Minnie Jane

29 Oct 1885

30 Mar 1993

nee REEVES.  Wife of Stephen A  "Stever" SCHMITTLER. 


Married:  22 Oct 1904 in Paragould, Arkansas. 


Daughter of James A & Ida (HECK) REEVES.

5702

NE

1

Schmittler

Paul L

17 Jun 1911

31 Aug 1978

Husband of Rozella (WOODS) SCHMITTLER. 


Son of Stephen A "Steve" & Minnie Jane (REEVES) SCHMITTLER.


“Father”

5706

NE

1

Schmittler

Rozella

2 Mar 1910

29 Nov 1973

nee WOODS.  Wife of Paul L SCHMITTLER. 


Daughter of Harry & Lizzy (SIMMONS) WOODS.


“Mother”

5706

NE

1

Schmittler

Stephen A "Steve"

10 Jan 1883

28 Jan 1958

Husband of Minnie Jane (REEVES) SCHMITTLER.   


Married:  22 Oct 1904 in Paragould, Arkansas. 


Son of John & Lucinda Jane (NEAVEILL) SCHMITTLER.

5702

NE

1

Schoeny

Charles, Jr.

--

4 Jun 1916

Son of Charles

5965

NE

20

Schoeny

Charles, Sr.

1879

1973

Husband of Rose A (KIRBY) SCHOENY, 1st married 24 Dec 1900; and Emma Jane (BURGO) SCHOENY, 2nd married 3 Sep 1915.  Son of Barker & Martha SCHOENY.

5966

NE

20

Schoeny

Emma J

1898

1971

nee BURGO.  Second wife of Charles SCHOENY.  Married 3 Sep 1915.

5966

NE

20

Schoeny

Lois G

1905

1973

Daughter of Charles & Rose A (KIRBY) SCHOENY, Sr.

5966

NE

20

Schoeny

Medrith L

1910

1959

Daughter of Charles & Rose A (KIRBY) SCHOENY, Sr.

5965

NE

20

Schoeny

Rose A

1882

1914

nee KIRBY.  First wife of Charles SCHOENY, Sr.  Married 24 Dec 1900.

5965

NE

20

Schulte

Martha

14 Oct 1878

29 Jan 1881

Daughter of J D & E SCHULTE.

Aged 2 Y. 3 M. & 15 D.

7093

CW

11

Scott

Bettie Jean

1 Jun 1928

5 Jan 2004

nee CHAMBERLIN.  Wife of Clyde D SCOTT.  Married 4 Nov 1943.

6072

CE

2

Scott

Clyde D

10 Dec 1924

13 Dec 1991

Husband of Bettie Jean (CHAMBRLIN) SCOTT.  Married 4 Nov 1943.

US Navy.

6072

6073

CE

2

Scott

Cordelia Fletcher

13 Jul 1842

5 Sep 1883

nee FLETCHER.  Wife of Samuel W SCOTT.

6446

CE

10

Scott

Darby C

17 Jul 1893

24 May 1983

30 May 1983

(conflicting dates)

Husband of Mabel (CARNEY) SCOTT.

Pvt., US Army, WW I.

5395

5396

SE

2

Scott

Darrel L

3 Mar 1935

16 Jan 1991

“With love from Wappel’s friends.”

US Army.

5367

5368

SE

2

Scott

Infant

26 May 1887

26 May 1887

Infant son of Samuel F & M SCOTT.

6278

CE

7

Scott

John W

abt 1842

--

Pvt., Co., B & G, 1st Ret. Kentucky Cavalry.

5910

NE

14

Scott

Lois Davis

29 Jan 1896

16 Mar 1985

nee DAVIS.  Wife of Ronald R SCOTT.

5397

SE

2

Scott

Lorna M

12 Mar 1897

8 Apr 1990

--

5399

SE

2

Scott

Mabel Carney

28 Dec 1900

1 Aug 2003

nee CARNEY.  Wife of Darby C SCOTT.

5395

SE

2

Scott

Maggie Simpson

1865

1937

nee SIMPSON.  Wife of Samuel F SCOTT.  Daughter of Samuel & Martha J SIMPSON.

6280

CE

7

Scott

Monzella

1867

1935

Wife of Willie M SCOTT.

6663

CW

1

Scott

Ronald R

18 Dec 1889

22 Apr 1974

Husband of Lois (DAVIS) SCOTT.

SEA 2 USNR

5397

5398

SE

2

Scott

Samuel F

1864

1935

Husband of Maggie (SIMPSON) SCOTT.

6279

CE

7

Scott

Susan Elizabeth

1831

1908

nee PREWITT.  Wife of William SCOTT.

6444

CE

10

Scott

William

20 Jun 1829

8 Jan 1885

--

6492

CE

11

Scott

Willie M

1864

1940

Husband of Monzella SCOTT.

6663

CW

1

Seals

Catherine

1849

1929

Wife of George SEALS.
“Mother”

6993

CW

8

Seals

George

1839

1908

Husband of Catherine SEALS.

“Father”

6993

CW

8

Shaffer

Gary L “Doc”

24 Sep 1944

4 Aug 1988

Husband of Judith A SHAFFER.  Son of Mr & Mrs Ken SHAFFER.

5594

5595

SE

8

Sharp

Alletha

11 Sep 1851

2 Apr 1865

Daughter of George T & Sallie SHARP.

Aged 13 Yrs 6 Mos. 21 Dys.

6562

CE

12

Sharp

Billie M

20 Apr 1935

--

nee SMITH.  Wife of Kenneth L SHARP.  


Married 5 Jun1952.


Our Children:  Debra, Terri L. 


Our Grandchildren:  Ashley, McKenzie, Matthew, Lindsay.

0271

0272

CW

17

Sharp

Clara E

22 Apr 1850

26 Arp 1864

Daughter of Dr. Thomas & Elizabeth SHARP.

6545

CE

12

Sharp

Eliza Ann

14 Jun 1836

26 Mar 1866

Daughter of G T & S SHARP.

(“Aged” information is buried.)

6558

CE

12

Sharp

Emeline

20 Jan 1836

7 Sep 1859

nee RICHARDS. Consort of Calvin SHARP.  Married 27 Mar 1856.  Daughter of Alfred E & Martha “Patsy” (GRIGSBY) RICHARDS.

Aged 23 ys. 7 Ms. 18Ds.

(Note:  She is listed on two stones!)

7022

7025

CW

9

Sharp

George T

16 Nov 1807

12 Dec 1873

Husband of Sallie SHARP.

6560

CE

12

Sharp

George W

3 Nov 1839

16 May 1857

Consort of Mary ? SHARP.

Aged ? Yr. ? Ms.24 Ds.

6411

CE

9

Sharp

Infant

--

--

Infant son of Dr. Thomas & Elizabeth SHARP.

(No dates)

6546

CE

12

Sharp

Kenneth L

25 May 1930

14 Aug 2014

Husband of Bille (SMITH) SHARP.  


Married 5 Jun1952.


Son of  Berl Thomas & Zelma Beatrice (McREYNOLDS) SHARP. 


Our Children:  Debra, Terri L. 


Our Grandchildren:  Ashley, McKenzie, Matthew, Lindsay. 


A1C, US Air Forces, Korea.


(Click here to view obituary.)

0271

0272

CW

17

Sharp

Mary A

--

30 Apr 18??

Second wife of Calvin SHARP.  Married 11 Feb 1861.

Aged 36 yrs. 3 ms. 12 ds.

7026

CW

9

Sharp

Mary E

3 Apr 1835

20 Oct 1870

nee MAPLEY.  Wife of George W HERRING, 1st, married 27 Dec 1854; and Calvin SHARP, 2nd, married 13 Sep 1868.

(Note, inscription reads:  “Mary E SHARP, Consort of Calvin SHARP, Born April 3, 1835, Married G W HERRING, Dec. 27, 1854.  Married Calvin SHARP, Sept. 13, 1868.  Died Oct. 20, 1870.”)

6410

CE

9

Sharp

Melvin E

29 Sep 1903

20 May 1974

Husband of Viola Mae SHARP.

Pvt., Army Air Forces.

5427

5428

SE

3

Sharp

Nancy J

--

19 Jan 1892

Wife of J E SHARP.

Aged 52 Yrs. 11 M’s. 5 d’s.

6481

CE

11

Sharp

Nola Fay

Nov 1901

Jun 1903

--

6715

CW

2

Sharp

Sallie

1 Jul 1811

18 Jul 1865

Wife of George T SHARP.

Aged 64 Yrs. 17 Dys.

6561

CE

12

Sharp

Sarah

--

16 Aug 1869

Wife of William SHARP.

Aged 74 Years.

6102

CE

2

Sharp

Sarah

--

16 May 1867

Wife of William SHARP.

Aged 68 y’s 10 d’s.

(Broken and buried stone.)

7027

CW

9

Sharp

Thomas G

11 Nov 1852

16 May 1872

Son of Dr. Thomas & Elizabeth SHARP.

6544

CE

12

Sharp

Thomas, Dr.

17 Jan 1818

26 Aug 1875

Husband of Elizabeth SHARP.

“In the 57th Yr. of his age”

6543

CE

12

Sharp

Viola Mae

21 Nov 1907

4 Nov 1981

Wife of Melvin E SHARP.

5427

SE

3

Sharp

William

24 Jun 1787

3 Dec 1865

Husband of Sarah SHARP.

6102

CE

2

Sharp

William M

3 Apr 1832

16 Mar 1862

Aged 29 Yrs. 7 Mos.

(days in concrete base)

6557

CE

12

Sharp

William T

9 Dec 1835

6 Jun 1858

Son of William & Sarah SHARP.

Aged 22 ys. 5 ms. 29 ds.

6101

CE

2

Shepherd

Elsie Pegram

1888

1925

nee PEGRAM.  Wife of John W SHEPHERD.  Married 1 Jan 1908.

6244

CE

6

Short

Bernadine W

29 Jan 1904

12 Jun 1997

nee WILEY.  Wife of Darwin M SHORT, M.D.

5948

NE

19

Short

Darwin M

2 May 1939

7 Nov 1999

Husband of Louise SHORT.  Son of Darwin M & Bernadine W SHORT, M.D.

US Army.

5947

NE

19

Short

Darwin M, M.D.

19 Jul 1904

7 Feb 1941

Husband of Beradine W SHORT.  Son of Porter F & Rose B SHORT.

5949

NE

19

Short

Dexter A

1854

30 Oct 1933

Son of Lewis W & Lucinda (KIRKPATRICK) SHORT.

(Click here to view obituary.)

6294

CE

7

Short

John Lewis

15 Jun 1850

14 Mar 1901

Husband of Sarah “Sallie” (MASSEY) SHORT.  Married 9 Nov 1876.  Son of Lewis W & Lucinda (KIRKPATRICK) SHORT.

(Click here to view obituary.)

6291

6292

CE

7

Short

Johney ?

--

12 Aug 1883

Son of John L & Sarah “Sallie: (MASSEY) SHORT.

Aged 6 m. 12 d.

(Stone is badly weathered.)

6295

CE

7

Short

Lewis Washington

31 Mar 1826

23 Feb 1890

Husband of Lucinda (KIRKPATRICK) SHORT.  Married 26 Oct 1848. 

Cpl., Co A, 42nd Reg. Indiana Infantry.


(Click here to view obituary.)

6290

CE

7

Short

Lucinda

13 Jul 1823

17 Apr 1880

nee KIRKPATRICK.  Wife of Lewis W SHORT.  Married 26 Oct 1848.

6289

CE

7

Short

Porter F

28 Feb 1880

25 Feb 1946

Husband of Rose B SHORT.

(Click here to view obituary.)

5951

NE

19

Short

Rose B

7 Jul 1881

2 Dec 1965

Wife of Porter F SHORT.

5950

NE

19

Short

Sarah “Sallie” Massey

6 Feb 1856

10 Oct 1893

nee MASSEY.  Wife of John L SHORT.  Married 9 Nov 1876.

(Click here to view obituary.)

6293

CE

7

Shoultz

Edwin Marshall

7 Aug 1887

25 May 1960

Husband of Pearl Bessy SHOULTZ.

6934

CW

7

Shoultz

Pearl Bessy

9 Dec 1884

24 Dec 1971

Wife of Edwin Marshall SHOULTZ.

6934

CW

7

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.