Genealogy


Cemetery Records with photographs of headstones.

Skelton Cemetery

(aka, Thompson aka, Union Church)

Montgomery Township

Gibson County, Indiana

Coordinates:Latitude, 38.2689 N;  Longitude, -87.7249 W
Congressional Location:SW-1/4; NW-1/4; SECTION 11; TOWNSHIP 3S; RANGE 12W
Common Directions:

Located on the east side of County Road 850W about 0.4 mile south of the intersection with Indiana State Road 165.   1-1/4 miles west of Owensville. 

Last updated  25 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

Section

Row

Forbis

Eliza

?

4 Jul 1873

Daughter of Larkin P & Lucinda FORBIS.

Aged 1 Y’r. 6 M. 17 D’s.

(Stone is broken in two pieces that are laying side by side.)

NOTE:  This surname has been previously read incorrectly as "FORRIS,"  Thanks to Pat Moore, a descendant of the FORBIS family for the correction.

(18 Nov 2009)

1138

1140

1139

N/A

4

Forbis

Maria

8 Aug 1860

22 Aug 1872

Daughter of Larkin P & Lucinda FORBIS.Age 12 Yrs.. 14 Days.

1137

N/A

4

Maddox

Jane

--

3 Sep 1846

nee MONTGOMERY.

Married (1st.) to Captain Jacob WARRICK and (2nd.) John W. MADDOX.

"Sacred to the memory of Jane, Consort of John W MADDOX; who departed this life, September 3rd  A.D. 1846, aged 72 years and 7 days.”

(Also listed in Oak Grove Cemetery.)

1122

N/A

2

Malone

John

11 Dec 1806

16 Jun 1853

--

1124

N/A

2

Montgomery

Thomas

3 Feb 1811

19 May 1870

Civil War.


1127

1128

N/A

2

Montgomery

M or W ?

18 Jan 1811

9 Jan 1868

Top of stone is broken off.  Footstone initial appears to be either a “M” or “W.”

1125

1126

N/A

2

Skelton

Barnes R

24 Feb 1824

20 Jan 1855

Age 30 y’s. 10 m’s. 26 d’s.

(Same stone as Thomas M SKELTON.)

1135

N/A

3

Skelton

Joseph

--

25 Nov 1858

Husband of Nancy (MONTGOMERY) SKELTON.

Age information is brokern off.

1131

N/A

3

Skelton

Nancy

26 Mar 1815

8 Mar 1884

nee MONTGOMERY.  Wife of Joseph SKELTON.

Age 68 Y’s. 11 M’s. 12 D’s.

1132

N/A

3

Skelton

Thomas M

19 Dec 1828

9 Aug 1851

Age 22 y’s.. 6 m’s.. 20 d’s..

(Same stone as Barnes R SKELTON.)

1135

N/A

3

Smith

Willis Jackman, Dr.

--

17 Aug 1835

. About 35 Ys.

1119

1120

N/A

1

?

?

?

?

No readable information.

1123

N/A

2

?

?

?

?

Stone broken at “age” information section; top part not found.

1133

N/A

3

Section and Row definitions. 

It appears that there were four north/south rows in the cemetery.  They were numbered beginning on the west side along the county road. 

There are several large depressions in the ground indicating graves that are not marked.  All headstones found at the time of the 1996 survey are still present in November 2009.

               

1115  View of the west edge of the cemtery along CR 850W.
1117  View of the cemetery from CR 850W, looking northeast.