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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

St Clair

Charles M

15 Sep 1866

30 Jan 1872

Son of Robert & A J St CLAIR.

Aged 5 ys. 4 ms. 15 ds.

6301

CE

7

Steelman

Hestira

29 Mar 1829

10 Nov 1889

nee COOPER.  Wife of Dr. Henry WILSON, 1st; and John W STEELMAN, 2nd, married 23 Nov 1881.  Daughter of Samuel & Kezaih (HOLLISTER) COOPER.


Aged 60 Ys. 7 Ms. 11 Ds. 


(Click here to view her Hollister family background. )


6819

CW

5

Sterne

Emma Hart

3 Jul 1865

5 Jan 1904

Wife of William STERN.

6443

CE

10

Stewart

Jack Onyett

21 Apr 1922

22 Mar 2015

Husband of Nova Ellen (WILLIAMS) STEWART. 


Son of John Wesley & Mary Marie (ONYETT) STEWART. 


(Click here to view obituary.)

4379

SE

10

Stewart

Nova Ellen

5 May 1920

13 Jan 2015

nee WILLIAMS.   Wife of Joack Onyett STEWART. 


Daughter of Lewis & Lula WILLIAMS.


(Click here to view obituary.)

4379

SE

10

Stone

Bertha

1883

1937

Wife of Jesse C STONE.

7244

CW

14

Stone

George C

1885

1954

Husband of Mary K STONE.

5473

SE

5

Stone

Grace

1894

1974

Wife of James A STONE.

5715

NE

2

Stone

Henry J

1 Oct 1838

13 Jul 1904

Husband of Sarah E STONE. 

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


7004

7005

CW

9

Stone

Ida M

17 Sep 1864

17 Mar 1888

Wife of Marshall STONE.

7052

CW

10

Stone

Infant

?

?

Son of Henry & Sarah E STONE.

(Dates are buied.)

7003

CW

9

Stone

James A

1891

1975

Husband f Grace STONE.

5715

NE

2

Stone

Jesse C

1882

1970

Husband of Bertha STONE.

7243

CW

14

Stone

John C

9 Apr 1886

17 Oct 1904

--

7053

CW

10

Stone

Lucy  Wardlow

21 Jun 1814

7 Jul 1903

nee MADDOX.  Wife of Samuel Montgomery STONE.  License issued 27 Feb 1830.


“Mother”

7075

7074

CW

10

Stone

Mary K

1885

1974

Wife of George C STONE.

5473

SE

5

Stone

 Minnie

1888

1984

Wife of Rollie P STONE.

5472

SE

5

Stone

Rollie P

1889

1975

Husband of Minnie STONE.

5472

SE

5

Stone

Samuel Montgomery

3 May 1810

11 Feb 1883

Husband of Lucy Wardlow (MADDOX) STONE.  License issued 27 Feb 1830.


Son of Thomas Allen & Dorcas (MONTGOMERY) STONE.


Aged 72 Yrs. 9 Mo’s. & 8 Dy’s.


“Father”

7073

7072

CW

10

Stone

Sarah E

11 Dec 1843

29 Jan 1925

Wife of Henry STONE.

7004

7006

CW

9

Straw

Debra Rae

22 Jun 1955

--

nee KEIL.  Wife of Michael Ray STRAW, 1st married 10 Aug 1974; and second wife of James Smith "Jim" BAKER, III, 2nd, married 15 Jun 2012.


Our children:  Christopher, Kyle, Emily.

Our grandchildren:  Blake, Alexander, Mackenzie, Izaac.

6059

4385

0261

CE

1

Straw

Elvis O

25 Jun 1922

11 Aug 1988

Husband of Mary Lou STRAW.

Our children:  Linda, Janet, Michael.

Sgt., US Army, WW II.

6061

6062

CE

1

Straw

Mary Lou

1929

--

Wife of Elvis O STRAW.

Our children:  Linda, Janet, Michael.

6061

CE

1

Straw

Michael Ray

11 Jan 1953

30 Jan 2009

Husband of Debra Rae (KEIL) STRAW. 


Married 10 Aug 1974. 


Son of Elvis O & Mary Lou (COMPTON) STRAW.


Our children:  Christopher, Kyle, Emily.

Our grandchildren:  Blake, Alexander, Mackenzie, Izaac.

6059

6060

CE

1

Strehl

Blanche L

20 Jan 1889

19 Mar 1958

Wife of Frank A STREHL.

5778

NE

5

Strehl

Frank A

13 Oct 1880

23 Jan 1953

Husband of Blanche L STREHL.

5778

NE

5

Strehl

Frank Love

11 Sep 1907

10 Dec 1994

Husband of Margaret E STREHL.

TEC 4 US Army, WW II.

5779

5780

NE

5

Strehl

Lueza B

19 Nov 1887

27 Apr 1888

--

6196

CE

5

Strehl

Margaret E

19 Feb 1912

18 Oct 1989

Wife of Frank Love STREHL.

5779

NE

5

Strehl

Sarah

1858

1928

Wife of Sebastian STREHL.

6195

CE

5

Strehl

Sebastian

1848

1927

Husband of Sarah STREHL.

6195

CE

5

Strickland

Ada L Fletcher

10 Nov 1853

8 Feb 1887

First wife of Horace L STRICKLAND.  Married 27 Dec 1875.

6463

CE

10

Strickland

Alice Elizabeth

22 Jun 1912

2 Oct 2009

Nee BUSH.  Wife of Floyd Edward STRICKLAND.  Daughter of William Orville & Brittie Ethel (BOWMAN) BUSH.

5490

SE

5

Strickland

Georgeanna “Anna”

1885

1921

nee JOHNSON.  Wife of J Roy STRICKLAND.  Married 20 Sep 1904.  Daughter of Henry & Mary J (DAVIS) JOHNSON. 

7297

CW

16

Strickland

Horace L

1853

1929

Husband of Ada L (FLETCHER) STRICKLAND, 1st; and Minnie DeMOTT STRICKLAND, 2nd.

6462

CE

10

Strickland

J Roy

--

19 Sep 1956

Husband of Marie E STRICKLAND.

Age 73.

“Paragraphy”

(Note from obituary:  “Author of ‘Paragraphy’ in the [Evansville] Courier since 1919.  Byline, Jroy.  Owensville pharmacist.  37 years writer, wit & philosophy for the Courier.”)

5811

NE

7

Strickland

Karl S

1880

1964

Husband of Martha M (MALES) STRICKLAND.  Married 15 Jan 1908.  Son of Horace L & Ada L (FLETCHER) STRICKLAND.

6464

CE

10

Strickland

Marie E

--

19 Dec 1984

Wife of J Roy STRICKLAND.

“Teacher”

5811

NE

7

Strickland

Martha M

1879

1955

nee MALES.  Wife of Karl S STRICKLAND.  Married 15 Jan 1908.

6464

CE

10

Strickland

Minnie DeMott

1859

1932

Second wife of Horace L STRICKLAND.

6462

CE

10

Strohm

Christopher L “Chris”

16 Jun 1828

17 Jun 1898

Second husband of Nancy Jane (KESTERSON)  COLLINS STROHM.  Married 16 Jun 1864.

6515

CE

12

Strohm

George W

1873

1942

Husband of Tabitha Jane (HATFIELD) STROHM.  Married 12 Jan 1898.  Son of Christopher L "Chris" & Nancy Jane (KESTERSON) COLLINS STROHM.

6519

CE

12

Strohm

Infant

15 Jan 1900

16 Apr 1900

Infant daughter of George W & Tabitha Jane (HATFIELD) STROHM.

6517

CE

12

Strohm

Nancy Jane

Jul 1841

3 Feb 1917

nee KESTERSON.  Wife of Louis COLLINS, 1st, married 11 Sep 1860 in Dubois County, Indiana; and second wife of Christopher L "Chris" STROHM, married 16 Jun 1864.  Daughter of Squire & Rebecca (WATSON) KESTERSON.


Note:  Age is in question; birth abt. 1839-42.

No headstone found.

CE

12

Strohm

Rebecca J

--

2 May 1886

Daughter of Christopher L "Chris" & Nancy  Jane (KERSTERSON) COLLINS STROHM.


Aged 9 Ys. 8 Ms. 13 Ds.

6516

CE

12

Strohm

Tabitha Jane

1879

1960

Wife of George W STROHM.  Married 12 Jan 1898.  Daughter of Sam & Susan HATFIELD.

6519

CE

12

Strupe

Josephine

1853

1920

Wife of Samuel W STRUPE.

“Mother”

6008

6007

NE

25

Strupe

Samuel W

1857

1916

Husband of Josephine STRUPE.

“Father”

6009

6007

NE

25

Stunkel

Edward F

11 Nov 1850

26 Feb 1902

Husband of Ellen STUKEL.

6000

5999

NE

24

Stunkel

Ellen

28 Nov 1852

2 Sep 1930

Wife of Edward F STUNKEL.

6000

NE

24

Stunkel

Martha Elizabeth

12 Dec 1906

8 Aug 1977

--

6927

6926

CW

7

Stunkel

Mary Virginia

27 Dec 1904

8 Dec 1917

--

6928

6926

CW

7

Stunkel

Stella G Kadyk

1906

12 Mar 1989

--

6929

CW

7

Stunkel

William Burl

29 Sep 1882

24 May 1947

--

6932

CW

7

Summers

Azriah

15 Aug 1857

21 Jan 1875

Son of Gidion & Levinia SUMMERS.

Aged 17 yr. 3 ms. 6 ds.

(Note:  In household of Thomas C & Mary V JONES at time of 1870 census.)

7193

7191

CW

13

Summers

Eugene C

--

12 mar 1859.

Son of T & J SUMMERS (sic).

7045

CW

9

Summers

Johnie M

30 Jul 1877

13 Oct 1885

Son of Gidion & Levinia SUMMERS.


7193

CW

13

Sumner

Ida C Wilson

1860

1947

nee WILSON.  Wife of James S SUMNER. 


Married 14 Mar 1878.

7278

CW

15

Sumner

James S

1850

29 Nov 1905

(1906)

Husband of Ida C (WILSON) SUMNER. 


Married 14 Mar 1878. 


(Click here to view obituary.)

7277

CW

15

Sumner

Julia Kathryn

1899

1975

Daughter of James S & Ida C (WILSON) SUMNER.

7293

CW

16

Sumner

Maurice

1885

1886

Son of James S & Ida C (WILSON) SUMNER.

7281

CW

15

Sumner

Richey

1891

1891

Son of James S & Ida C (WILSON) SUMNER.

7279

CW

15

Sumner

Ruth

1889

1889

Daughter of James S & Ida C (WILSON) SUMNER.

7280

CW

15

Sumner

Wallace

1896

1896

Son of James S & Ida C (WILSON) SUMNER.

7282

CW

15

Sumners

?

?

?

(Assumed to be a SUMNERS; only base of monument remains.  Could be Mary “Polly” (MONTGOMERY) SUMNERS, wife of Richard “Richey” SUMNERS – he is buried in adjacent plot.)

6946

CW

8

Sumners

Caroline

14 Jul 1855

10 Jan 1875

Daughter of Gideon & Levinia SUMNERS.

Aged 19 Y’s. 5 M’s. & 27 D.

6738

CW

3

Sumners

Cassander B

4 May 1841

13 Aug 1863

Daughter of William & J SUMMERS.

Aged 22 y’s. 3 mo’s. ? d’s.

6487

CE

11

Sumners

Charles

1909

1974

--

6930

CW

7

Sumners

Emma

7 Mar 1865

18 Nov 1884

Daughter of Joseph M & Minerva SUMNERS.

6945

CW

8

Sumners

Ida

13 Oct 1857

28 Sep 1879

Wife of Henry M SUMNERS.

Aged 21 Yrs. 11 Mo. 15 Dys.

6448

CE

10

Sumners

Ida

28 Dec 1882

12 Apr 1960

--

6931

CW

7

Sumners

Infant

?

?

Daughter of William & J SUMMERS.

6488

CE

11

Sumners

Isaac M

--

17 Nov 1865

Aged 16 yrs. 6 Mos. 29 Days.

6948

CW

8

Sumners

Jane C

?? Oct 1833

23 Oct 1863

Wife of Robert M SUMNERS.

Aged 29 ys. 11 mo. 15 ds.

6954

CW

8

Sumners

John

--

2 Nov 1858

Son of Joseph M & Minerva SUMMERS (sic).


Aged 1 yr 7 ds.

6941

CW

8

Sumners

Joseph M

13 Feb 1829

7 Feb 1868

Husband of Minerva SUMNERS.

6942

CW

8

Sumners

Julia Ann

17 Mar 1819

11 May 1860

Wife of Thomas M SUMNERS.

Aged 41 yrs. 1 mo. 25 ds.

7041

CW

9

Sumners

Julia B

31 Oct 1877

14 Nov 1877

Daughter of Richey & Roxanna (JACQUES) SUMNERS.

(Stone is badly eroded.)

7227

CW

14

Sumners

Mary

1 Dec 1845

10 Jun 1892

Wife of Robert M SUMNERS.

6950

CW

8

Sumners

Minerva

9 Nov 1828

1 Mar 1896

Wife of Joseph M SUMNERS.

6943

CW

8

Sumners

Otto P

27 Aug 1876

25 Jul 1893

--

7049

CW

10

Sumners

Perly

--

21 Sep 1879

Daughter of Henry M & Ida SUMNERS.

Aged 1 Mo. 12 Dys.

6449

CE

10

Sumners

Richard  "Little Richard"  "Dick"

26 Jul 1874

3 Jun 1889

Son of Robert M & Mary SUMNERS.


(Click here to view obituary.)

6949

CW

8

Sumners

Richard “Richey”

10 Aug 1803

7 Jan 1873

Husband of Mary “Polly” MONTGOMERY.  Married 31 Aug 1826.

Aged 69 yrs. 4 Ms. 28 days.

6947

CW

8

Sumners

Richey, Sr.

23 Jan 1843

23 Mar 1918

Husband of Roxanna (JACQUES) SUMNERS.  Married 10 Jun 1875. 

Pvt., Co. K, 17th Reg. Indiana Infantry.


7228

CW

14

Sumners

Richey J

1894

5 Jun 1970

Husband of Gladys (BENSON) SUMNERS. 


Married 13 Mar 1917. 


Son of Richey & Roxanna (JACQUES) SUMNERS.

7229

CW

14

Sumners

Robert M

5 Oct 1836

8 Dec 1878

Husband of Mary SUMNERS.

6951

CW

8

Sumners

Roxanna

5 Aug 1858

6 Feb 1938

nee JACQUES.  Wife of Richey SUMNERS. 


Married 10 Jun 1875.

7228

CW

14

Sumners

Thomas

Jan 1853

17 Apr 1912

Husband of Maude (MATTHEWS) SUMNERS.


Married 23 Mary 1877.


Son of Joseph M SUMNERS.


“Father” 


(Click here to view obituary.)

6639

CE

14

Sumners

Thomas M

29 Aug 1811

25 Jul 1863

Husband of Julia Ann SUMNERS.


Aged 51 yrs. 10 mos. 24 ds.

7043

CW

9

Sutter

Deanna

14 Nov 1945

2 Apr 2017

nee CALLIS.  Wife of Jim SUTTER. 


Married 21 Feb 1978. 


Daughter of Lawrence & Margaret CALLIS. 


(Click here to view obituary.)

Photo not yet available.

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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.