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Cemetery Records with photographs of headstones.

David Smith Cemetery

(aka Bethel Cemetery)

Montgomery Township

Gibson County, Indiana

Coordinates:Latitude, 38.3026 N;  Longitude, -87.6606 W
Congressional Location:NE-1/4; NW-1/4; SECTION 32; TOWNSHIP 2S; RANGE 11W
Common Directions:

Located adjacent to the north side of the Old Owensville-Princeton Road, about 3/10 mile northeast of the intersection with County Road 525W; 2.5 miles northeast of Owensville.

Last updated  25 Nov 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

Jones

Marcia "Yvonna"

11 Jan 1932

4 Jun 2013

nee WOODS.  Daughter of Noble A & Doris F (RAINEY) WOODS. 


Children:  Mike, Frank, Tom, Pam, Debbie.


(Click here to view obituary.)

0868

0322

West

10

Jones

Oral L

1883

1936

Son of William H JONES.

4743

East

3

Keneipp

America

27 Feb 1830

27 Apr 1917

nee LUCAS.  Wife of Robert KENEIPP. 


Married 13 may 1852.

4754

East

4

Keneipp

Catharine H “Kittie”

1857

1945

nee MATTHEWS.  Wife of George T KENEIPP.


Married 20 Oct 1875.


“Mother”

4720

East

2

Keneipp

Edith M

1864

1933

nee KIRKPATRICK.  Wife of Fielding L KENEIPP. 


Married 22 Jan 1885.


“Mother”

4756

East

4

Keneipp

Elsie

2 Aug 1889

5 Jun 1897

Aged 7 Y 10 M 3 D.

4718

4719

East

2

Keneipp

Fielding L

1855

1940

Husband of Edith M (KIRKPATRICK) KENEIPP.


Married 22 Jan 1885.


“Father”

4756

East

4

Keneipp

George T

1853

1919

Husband of Catharine H “Kittie” (MATTHEWS) KENEIPP.


Married 20 Oct 1875.


“Father”

4721

East

2

Keneipp

Harry Dorsey

24 Mar 1908

31 May 1968

Husband of Mary D (FITZSIMMONS) KENEIPP.

4764

East

5

Keneipp

Hervey

1879

1967

Husband of Margaret (DORSEY) KENEIPP.


“Father”

4920

West

11

Keneipp

Margaret Dorsey

11 Oct 1880

18 Feb 1933

nee DORSEY.  Wife of Hervey KENEIPP. 


Daughter of Samuel O & N A (WARD) DORSEY..


“Mother”

4919

West

11

Keneipp

Mary D

20 Nov 1908

20 Feb 2005

nee FITZSIMMONS.  Wife of Harry Dorsey KENEIPP.


Daughter of John V & Irene (DUNCAN) FITZSIMMONS.

4764

East

5

Keneipp

Robert

18 Dec 1824

16 Dec 1893

Husband of America (LUCAS) KENEIPP. 


Married 13 May 1852.

4752

East

4

Kensler

Beulah C

1911

2003

Wife of Herbert KENSLER. 


Daughter of Oliver Martin & Fannie Lake (KNOWLES) SPEER.

4971

West

13

Kirby

Edgar

17 May 1884

10 Jan 1907

Son of A J & N E KIRBY.

5007

West

15

Knowles

Edith Lorraine

24 Apr 1911

10 Oct 1921

--

4837

East

8

Knowles

Eliza Jane

1848

1928

nee SMITH.  Wife of William B KNOWLES.  Married 27 jul 1871.

4973

West

14

Knowles

Mary L

--

6 Jun 1888

Wife of J M KNOWLES.

Aged 27 Ys 1 Mo 11 Ds.

4838

East

8

Knowles

Nellie

--

5 Mar 1887

Infant daughter of William B & Eliza Jane (SMITH) KNOWLES. 

Aged 22 DS.

4974

4973

West

14

Knowles

William B

1839

1887

Husband of Eliza Jane (SMITH) KNOWLES.  Married 27 Jul 1871.

4973

West

14

Knowles

William B

--

16 May 1887

Aged ?

(Age is not readable.)

4975

West

14

Knox

Elisabeth Ann, MSN, RN

31 Dec 1936

--

Wife of Lawerence Joseph KNOX, M.D.  Married 21 Feb 1976.

4765

East

5

Knox

Lawerence Joseph, M.D.

29 Aug 1920

23 Sep 1996

Husband of Elisabeth Ann KNOX. 


Married 21 Feb 1976.


Captain, US Army, WW II.

4765

4766

East

5

Krack

Boyd

15 Apr 1955

27 Mar 1998

Son of Floyd Ervin & Myrtle Irene (BILDERBACK)  KRACK.


MM2, US Navy


4742

East

3

Krack

Floyd Ervin

1 Feb 1928

29 Jun 1994

Husband of Myrtle Irene (BILDERBACK) KRACK. 


Married 31 May 1947. 


Son of Joseph W & Mary L (KING) KRACK.



“Father”

4741

East

3

Krack

Myrtle Irene

1927

1965

nee BILDERBACK.  Wife of Floyd Ervin KRACK. 


Married:  31 May 1947.


Daughert of Alonzo & Madge Erma (BRUcE) BILDERBACK.


“Mother”

4740

East

3

Lancaster

Effie E

10 Jun 1873

5 May 1893

Daughter of Jesse D & Mary E LANCASTER.

Aged 19 yrs. 10 ms. 25 d.

4934

West

12

Lancaster

Infant

26 Oct 1880

? Nov 1880

Son of Jesse D & Mary E LANCASTER.

Aged 19 D.

(Stone is very badly worn.)

4932

West

12

Lancaster

Jesse D

17 Feb 1849

29 Apr 1909

Husband of Mary E (MAY) LANCASTER.  Married 5 Sep 1872.

Pvt., Co. C, 136th Reg. Indiana Infantry Vol.

4935

West

12

Lancaster

Mary E

18 Oct 1849

1 May 1930

nee MAY.  Wife of Jesse D LANCASTER.  Married 5 Sep 1872.

4935

West

12

Lee

Beales

1850

1932

Husband of Susan LEE.

4769

East

5

Lee

Clarence

--

21 Jan 1894

Age 9 Y 10 M 1 D

4770

East

5

Lee

Infant

--

--

No other readable information.

4771

East

5

Lee

James H

26 Aug 1874

15 Mar 1897

Aged 22 Ys. 6 Mo. 17 Da.

4772

East

5

Lee

Jesse H

2 Nov 1888

25 Jan 1901

Son of Beals & Susan LEE.

4773

East

5

Lee

Robert E

1885

1957

--

4776

East

5

Lee

Susan

1853

1932

Wife of Beales LEE.

4769

East

5

Linton

Clayborne H

25 Aug 1889

20 Oct 1967

Husband of Pearl A (HIGBIE) LINTON.


Indiana, Pvt., Co. F, 15th Infantry.

4943

4944

West

12

Linton

Pearl A

1889

1990

nee HIGBIE.  Wife of Clayborne H LINTON.

4943

West

12

Long

Lisa Mae

20 Feb 1969

2 Feb 2016

nee JACKSON.   Wife of Scott LONG.


Daughter of Jim & Wanda JACKSON. 


(Click here to view obituary.)

3849

3848

East

1

Lowe

Dovie B

21 Aug 1875

26 Aug 1943

nee NEWCOME.  Wife of George G LOWE.  Married 6 Jun 1896.  Daughter of William H & Amanda NEWCOME.

4761

East

5

Lucas

Anna May

1902

1903

Daughter of Daniel & Ethel E LUCAS.

4737

East

3

Lucas

Emma

13 Dec 1849

4 Dec 1890

Wife of John S LUCAS.

4801

East

7

Lucas

Emma R

27 Jan 1880

15 Nov 1882

--

4800

East

7

Lucas

Ethel E

1875

1903

nee MULL.  First wife of Daniel LUCAS.  Married 4 Jul 1891, Wabash Co., Illinois.


“Mother”

4738

East

3

Lucas

Floy E

27 Dec 1889

14 Apr 1978

nee JOHNSON.  Wife of Pleasie E LUCAS. 


Married 18 Apr 1912.


Daughter of Ellis & Mina JOHNSON.

4839

East

8

Lucas

Henry W

19 Aug 1875

20 Jan 1897

--

4799

East

7

Lucas

Mary

1862

1949

nee BINGHAM.  Wife of William Oscar LUCAS.


Married 30 Oct 1881


“Mother”

4841

East

8

Lucas

Pleasie E

3 Apr 1888

24 Jan 1976

nee JOHNSON.  Husband of Floy E LUCAS.  Married 18 Apr 1912.  Son of William Oscar & Mary (BINGHAM) LUCAS

4839

East

8

Lucas

William Oscar

1861

1934

Husband of Mary (BINGHAM) LUCAS. 


Married 30 Oct 1881.


“Father”

4841

East

8

Section and Row definitions. 

There is a center lane extending from the entrance gate, which divides the cemetery into east and west sections.  Rows were numbered beginning on the east side of the cemetery.

               

4709  View from the entrance gate of the west side of the cemetery.
4708  View from the entrance gate of the east side of the cemetery.
4881  View of west section from bottom of the hill.
4782  View of the east section from the bottom of the hill.