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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    19 Nov 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

Sides


Ella M

1882

1960

Wife of Jesse F SIDES.

5464

SE

4

Sides


Jesse F

1881

1967

Husband of Ella M SIDES.

5464

SE

4

Simpson


?

?

?

(Assumed to be a SIMPSON; stone is not readable.)

6287

CE

7

Simpson


Infant

23 Apr 1871

19 Aug 1871

Child of Samuel & Martha J (NEWSOM) SIMPSON.

(Stone is broken into two pieces; given name not readable.)

6282

CE

7

Simpson


Infant

--

23 ??? ????

Infant of Samuel & Martha J (NEWSOM) SIMPSON.

(Stone is badly worn.  Stacked against parent’s monument.)

6283

CE

7

Simpson


Infant

28 Dec 1867

29 Dec 1867

Infant son of James M & Laura SIMPSON.

6288

CE

7

Simpson


James H

--

25 Oct 1883

Husband of Laura SIMPSON.

Aged 36 Y. 8 M. 21 D. 

Pvt., Co F, 42nd Reg. Indiana Infantry.


6286

CE

7

Simpson


John

14 Jan 1802

3 Aug 1876

Husband of Margaret M (STEWART) SIMPSON.  Married 8 Nov 1827.

Aged 73 Y. 6 M. 20 D.

6266

6267

CE

6

Simpson


John C

19 May 1841

23 Aug 1872

--

6284

CE

7

Simpson


Laura

--

16 Sep 1877

Wife of James H SIMPSON.

Aged 29 Y. 6 M. 4 D.

6285

CE

7

Simpson


Margaret M

24 Nov 1807

13 Dec 1891

nee STEWART.  Wife of John SIMPSON.  Married 8 Nov 1827.

Aged 84 Ys. 19 Ds.

6263

6264

CE

6

Simpson


Martha J

10 May 1838

9 Feb 1903

nee NEWSOM.  Wife of Samuel SIMPSON.  Married 11 Dec 1864.

7860

CE

7

Simpson


Samuel

--

7 Dec 1886

Husband of Martha J (NEWSOM) SIMPSON.  Married 11 Dec 1864.

Aged 50 Ys. 8 Ms. 16 Ds.

6281

CE

7

Skelton


Henry M

abt 1868

--

Husband of Leola K (WILSON) SKELTON.  Married 27 Dec 1904.  Son of Benjamin F & Ann L SKELTON. 

7051

CW

10

Skelton


Leola K

abt 1865

--

nee WILSON.  Husband of Henry M SKELTON.  Married 27 Dec 1904.  Daughter of John D & Mary J WILSON.

7050

CW

10

Sla??


Mattie ?

--

--

Daughter of C B & L A SLA??

Aged 7 Mo’s & 21 D’s.

6555

CE

12

Slater


Barbara Sue

12 Jun 1943

22 Aug 2000

nee RACINE.  Wife of Edgar R SLATER.

7344

W

1

Slater


Edgar R

21 Mar 1942

1 Aug 2003

Husband of Barbara Sue SLATER.

7344

W

1

Smith


Allie ?

?

?

Child of J F & S J SMITH.

6549

CE

12

Smith


Beulah F

1902

1950

“Mother”

6254

CE

6

Smith


Carl R

1911

1946

“Beloved Son”

6890

CW

6

Smith


Charles

1884

1971

--

5908

NE

14

Smith


Chauncey M

6 May 1891

11 Mar 1915

Indiana, Sgt., Med. Dept.

6180

CE

5

Smith


Claude A

18811

1958

Husband of Phoebe B SMITH.

“Father”

6442

CE

10

Smith


Cleopatra “Cleo”

1857

1943

nee BIRD.  Wife of John F SMITH.  Married 27 Arp 1876.

6494

6496

CE

11

Smith


Cora

--

4 Aug 1874

Daughter of Warrick & Margaret M SMITH.

Aged 2 ys. 8 ms. 4 ds.

6268

CE

6

Smith


Darlene E

22 Dec 1916

10 May 1965

Daughter of Charles “Charlie” & Marie B SMITH.

7000

CW

9

Smith


Eliza A

2 May 1867

12 Jan 1916

Wife of James O SMITH.

5994

NE

23

Smith


Elsie L

1887

1974

Wife of Thomas H SMITH.

6893

CW

7

Smith


Elsie M

1866

1905

nee MONTGOMERY.  Wife of Columbus B SMITH.  Married 14 Sep 1887.

6539

6540

CE

12

Smith


Eva M

1887

1911

Daughter of Charles Wes & & L E KING.

7047

CW

9

Smith


George W

1859

1931

Husband of Wilmina F (MONTGOMERY) SMITH.  Married 27 Mar 1890.

“Father”

6271

CE

6

Smith


Harrison H

8 Mar 1819

--

--

6552

CE

12

Smith


Heber

9 Feb 1930

27 Jan 1985

Husband of Jennie R SMITH.

5377

SE

2

Smith


Heber Worth

9 Feb 1898

30 Nov 1952

Indiana, Pvt., US Marine Corps. WW I.

6181

CE

5

Smith


Ida M “Mamie”

11 Dec 1906

17 Aug 1996

Wife of Russell “Rosco” SMITH.

5493

SE

5

Smith


Infant

--

23 Jul 1898

Son of Columbus B & E (MONTGOMERY) SMITH.

6541

CE

12

Smith


Infant

--

2 Jul 1900

Daughter of Columbus B & Elsie M (MONTGOMERY) SMITH.

6542

CE

12

Smith


James F

1847

1889

Husband of Sarelda J (BROTHERS) SMITH.

6532

CE

12

Smith


James M

10 Feb 1868

28 Nov 1919

--

5928

NE

16

Smith


James O

1866

1953

Husband of Eliza A SMITH.

“Father”

5993

NE

23

Smith


Jennie R

29 Nov 1931

--

Wife of Heber SMITH.

5377

SE

2

Smith


Jerry Paul

6 Dec 1933

23 Dec 2003

Son of Russell “Rosco” & Ida M “Mamie” SMITH.

5492

SE

5

Smith


John F

1853

1893

Husband of Cleopatra “Cleo” (BIRD) SMITH.  Married 27 Apr 1876.

6494

6495

CE

11

Smith


John H

26 Dec 1884

17 Jul 1978

Husband of Maggie E SMITH.

5843

NE

9

Smith


Kerry Ray

22 Jun 1957

23 Sep 1973

Son of Heber & Jennie R SMITH.

5377

SE

2

Smith


Lyle W

31 Oct 1891

24 May 1954

Indiana, Sgt., 3 Prov. Regt., USMC, WW I.

5725

NE

2

Smith


Madeline

1902

1904

Daughter of George W & Wilminia F SMITH.

6272

CE

6

Smith


Maggie E

23 Apr 1889

2 Nov 1948

Wife of John H SMITH.

5843

NE

9

Smith


Margaret M

4 Dec 1838

14 Jan 1896

nee SIMPSON.  First wife of Warrick SMITH.  Married 19 Feb 1856.

6269

CE

6

Smith


Marie B

14 Nov 1893

21 Feb 1992

Wife of Charles
“Charlie” SMITH.

“Mother”

7000

CW

9

Smith


Mary “Polly”

--

28 May 1870

Aged 71 yrs.

6550

CE

12

Smith


Mary C

--

14 Sep 1871

Daughter of J F & S J SMITH.

Aged 1 yr ? ms. 14 d.

6548

CE

12

Smith


Mary Elizabeth

28 ??? 1858

22 ??? 1867

Daughter of ? & ? SMITH.

6547

CE

12

Smith


Mary Isabelle

1861

1929

Wife of Samuel SMITH.

5905

NE

14

Smith


Nancy

1865

1930

--

5889

NE

12

Smith


Norma R

13 Nov 1926

27 Dec 1998

“Sister, Mother, Grandma”

5509

SE

6

Smith


Norman B

1908

4 Jul 1980

Son of George W & Wilminia F SMITH.

6270

CE

6

Smith


Otto

26 Dec 1897

16 Dec 1972

Husband of Winifred E SMITH.

5426

SE

3

Smith


Phoebe B

1879

1938

Wife of Claude A SMITH.

“Mother”

6442

CE

10

Smith


Rosanna

--

16 Jun 1886

Wife of Harrison H SMITH.

Aged 67 y. 10 m. 29 d.

6554

CE

12

Smith


Roy Del

--

17 Aug 1959

--

6251

CE

6

Smith


Rule

22 Sep 1914

19 Jun 1916

Son of J H 7 M E SMITH.

6006

NE

25

Smith


Russell “Rosco”

17 Nov 1899

30 Dec 1989

Husband of Ida M “Mamie” SMITH.

5493

SE

5

Smith


Samuel

1856

1923

Husband of Mary Isabelle SMITH.

“Father”

5904

NE

14

Smith


Sarelda J

1848

19 Nov 1922

nee BROTHERS.  Wife of James F SMITH.

(Click here to view obituary.)

6531

CE

12

Smith


Thomas H

1883

1959

Husband of Elsie L SMITH.

6893

CW

7

Smith


Thomas Michael

--

14 Apr 1946

Son of Carl R & Ruth SMITH.

6889

CW

6

Smith


Walter M

1891

1912

Son of James O & Eliza A SMITH.

5995

NE

23

Smith


Warrick

23 Sep 1831

26 Jun 1903

Husband of Margaret M (SIMPSON) SMITH,1st, married 19 Feb 1856; and Serelda SMITH, 2nd, married 28 Jul 1895.

6269

CE

6

Smith


Willis Frank

29 Feb 1896

22 Nov 1969

Indiana, Pvt., US Army, WW II.

6253

CE

6

Smith


Wilmina F

1872

1960

nee MONTGOMERY.  Wife of George W SMITH.  Married 27 Mar 1890.  Daughter of Benjamin Franklin MONTGOMERY.

“Mother”

6271

CE

6

Smith


Winifred E

4 Jun 1901

25 Jan 1984

Wife of Otto SMITH.

5426

SE

3

Smothers


James L

7 Nov 1844

6 Apr 1888

Husband of Rachel F SMOTHERS.

“Father” 

Pvt., Co. B, 42nd Reg. Indiana Infantry.


7124

7125

CW

11

Smothers


Rachel F

6 Oct 1846

9 Dec 1895

Wife of James C SMOTHERS.

“Mother”

7122

7123

CW

11

Smothers


William L

--

--

Co. K, 159th Ind. Inf., Spanish American War.

7130

CW

11

Sneddon


Charles P

1882

1974

Husband of Nellie H SNEDDON.

5394

SE

2

Sneddon


Nellie H

1887

1959

Wife of Charles P SNEDDON.

5394

SE

2

Sobotka


Thomas Lee

17 May 1991

10 Nov 2012

Son of Charles NEAL & Lorraine (SOBOTKA) MARGERISON. 


(Click here to view obituary.)

4254

4255

W

3

Sparacino


Carl T

27 May 1943

4 Dec 1994

Husband of Carol A SPARACINO. 


Married 11 Jul 1964.


Son of Calogero & Mary Lou (PALMER) SPARACINO.


Our children:  Theresa I, Dawn M, Carl A, William K.

5586

5587

SE

8

Sparacino


Carol A

12 Jan 1946

--

Wife of Carl T SPARACINO. 


Married 11 Jul 1964.


Our children:  Theresa I, Dawn M, Carl A, William K.

5586

5587

SE

8

Sparacino


Sammie

2 May 1946

24 Jun 2010

Son of Calogeron & Mary Lou (PALMER) SPARACINO.
Father of:  Wendie, Calogero, Samuel, Jeremy.

(Click here to view obituary.)

0596

SE

10

Sparks


Billy R

1928

1977

Pfc., US Air Force, WW II.

5605

SE

8

Sparks


Ella Jessie

27 May 1901

22 Nov 1982

“Mother”

5606

SE

8

Sparks


Greely “Junior”

14 Sep 1930

10 Sep 2000

Husband of Gertrude (RYBACHEK) SPARKS.  Son of Ella Jessie SPARKS.

“Son” 

US Navy, Korea.

5606

5607

SE

8

Sparks


Joe Vernon

18 Nov 1938

11 May 2003

“Father”

Beloved children:  Mary, Sandy, Joseph, Elizabeth, Lois, Bobby.

5584

5585

SE

8

Sparks


Mary Lou

23 Oct 1939

27 Oct 2017

nee SPARACINO. 

Daughter of Carl Kelly & Mary Lou (PALMER) SPARACINO.

(Click here to view obituary.)

Photo not yet available.

?

?

Spenser


William

20 Sep 1800

21 Jan 1859

Consort of Catharine SPENSER.

6642

CE

14

Spenser


William A

30 Mar 1851

20 Oct 1851

Son of Daniel B & Mary SPENSER.

6641

CE

14

Spiller


Fern Sumner

1884

1970

Wife of Byron M JOHNSON, 1st, married 23 Sep 1903; and SPILLER.  Daughter of James S & Ida C (WILSON) SUMNER.

7294

CW

16

Spindler


Alice E

19 Sep 1919

8 Oct 2004

nee FIELD.  Daughter of Erastus E & Fannie M FIELD.

Mother of:  Mary Martha, Eliazabeth Ann, Nancy Pauline, William Emery.

7241

7242

CW

14

Spore


Addie May

26 Jul 1876

1 Sep 1933

Second wife of William V SPORE. 


Married 27 Jan 1903.


Daughter of John B & Ann (HANNAH) BERNARD. 


Buried here:  2 Sep 1933. 


Note:  Information on dates and burial location from Death Certificate.

No headstone found or identified.

?

?

Spore


Amanda

--

20 Aug 1860

Daughter of  Julius & Eliza (McCRARY) SPORE.

7030

CW

9

Spore


Dorothy Catherine "Dot"

20 Sep 1923

12 Sep 2015

nee MOORE.  Wife of Gerald L "Jerry" SPORE. 


Married 4 Jun 1950.


Daughter of  Harry Virgil & Dorothy K (ROMISER) MOORE. 


(Click here to view obituary.)

2647

2648

CE

13

Spore


Eliza

10 Jul 1835

24 Nov 1869

nee McCRARY.  Wife of Julius SPORE.  Married 17 Feb 1858.

7054

CW

10

Spore


Gerald L "Jerry"

26 Oct 1927

--

Husband of Dorothy Catherine "Dot" (MOORE) SPORE. 


Married 4 Jun 1950.


Son of  John Horace & Lelah Fern (SHORT) SPORE..  


Cpl. US Army.

2647

2648

CE

13

Spore


Henrietta V

5 May 188?

?

Daughter of J H & Nancy SPORE.


(Date of death is worn away.)

7076

CW

10

Spore


John Horace

9 Jun 1883

13 Jan 1968

Husband of Lelah Fern (SHORT) SPORE. 


Married 24 Aug 1910. 


Son of Andrew J & Alice A (FRAVEL) SPORE.


“Father”

(Click here to view obituary.)

6587

CE

13

Spore


Lelah Fern

17 Apr 1889

17 Dec 1939

nee SHORT.  Wife of John Horace SPORE. 


Married 24 Aug 1910.  Daughter of John L & Sallie (MASSEY) SHORT.


“Mother”


(Click here to view obituary.)

6587

CE

13

Spore


Margaret H

1918

--

Wife of Robert M SPORE.

6585

CE

13

Spore


Robert M

12 Arp 1912

2 Aug 1978

Husband of Margaret H SPORE.


LCDR, US Navy, WW II.

 


(Click here to view obituary.)

6585

6586

CE

13

Sprague


Alfred W

10 Sep 1838

25 Nov 1917

Husband of Parmelia SPRAGUE.

5959

5957

NE

19

Sprague


Callie G

6 Dec 1874

17 Jan 1895

Daughter of Alfred W & Parmelia SPRAGUE.

5955

5956

NE

19

Sprague


Charles L

2 Aug 1868

18 Oct 1891

Son of Alfred W & Parmelia SPRAGUE.

5953

5954

NE

19

Sprague


Parmelia

22 Jul 1841

21 Apr 1913

Wife of Alfred W SPRAGUE.

5958

5957

NE

19

Spray


Carmen L

17 Sep 1956

--

nee LANG.  Wife of Cary L SPRAY. 


Married:  2 Jan 1995. 


Children: Bobby Joe Linson, Amanda, Robert.  Grandchildren:  Mackenzie, Michael, Jacob.

4402

4403

CE

9

Spray


Cary L

26 Apr 1941

--

Husband of Carmen L (LANG) SPRAY. 


Married:  2 Jan 1995. 


Children: Bobby Joe Linson, Amanda, Robert.  Grandchildren:  Mackenzie, Michael, Jacob.

4402

4403

CE

9

Spray


Cleora L

4 Jul 1901

26 Jul 1971

Second wife of Dolphus J SPRAY.

6341

CE

8

Spray


Clyde Henry

1897

1963

Husband of Mary Mildred (PFISTER) SPRAY.

6327

CE

8

Spray


Dolphus J

12 Jun 1896

2 Feb 1972

Husband of Lelah G (ANDERSON) SPRAY, 1st, married 29 Jul 1920; and  Cledora L SPRAY, 2nd.  Son of John & Sarah SPRAY.

Pvt., Btry. D, 321st Fld. Arty., WW I.

6341

6342

CE

8

Spray


Irene A

6 Mar 1910

11 Jan 1982

Wife of Omar V SPRAY.

6430

CE

9

Spray


John A

30 Mar 1867

29 Jan 1948

Husband of Sarah A SPRARY.

6338

CE

8

Spray


Joyce Evelyn

9 Dec 1930

22 Dec 1930

Daughter of Clyde Henry & Mildred Mary (PFISTER) SPRAY.

6340

CE

8

Spray


Lelah G

19 Dec 1904

12 Mar 1925

nee ANDERSON.  First wife of Dolphus J SPRAY.  Married 29 Jul 1920.

6343

CE

8

Spray


Mary Evelyn

26 Jul 1921

9 Aug 1922

Daughter of Dolphus & Lelah G (ANDERSON) SPRAY.

6344

CE

8

Spray


Mary Mildred Pfister

1900

10 May 1989

nee PFISTER.  Wife of Clyde Henry SPRAY.

6327

CE

8

Spray


Omar V

5 Nov 1905

3 Jul 1967

Husband of Irene A SPRAY.

6430

CE

9

Spray


Sarah A

8 Apr 1874

4 Dec 1935

Wife of John A SPRAY.

6336

CE

8

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.