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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  13 Oct 2015

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

Malone

James

1851

1907

Husband of Parmelia J (CRAWFORD) MALONE.  Married 21 May 1874.

4872

West

10

Malone

Parmelia J

1858

1903

nee CRAWFRRD.  Wife of James MALONE.  Married 21 May 1874.

4872

West

10

Manion

William H

1884

1944

--

4942

West

12

Marquez

Donald

17 Oct 1940

--

Husband of Patricia "Patty" (CRAWFORD) MARQUEZ. 

4290

West

17

Marquez

Patricia "Patty"

31 Oct 1942

29 Sep 2012

nee CRAWFORDWife of Donald MARQUEZ.  Daughter of Vaughn Emerson & Mary Julia (CHUMBLER) CRAWFORD. 


(Click here to view obituary.)

4290

West

17

Marvel

Anna Mae

30 May 1889

2 Nov 1960

nee KENEIPP.  Wife of Hugh Corwin MARVEL.  Married 7 Feb 1909.    Daughter of Fielding L & Edith M (KIRKPATRICK) KENEIPP.
(Additional information courtesy of Donald Douglas)

4731

East

3

Marvel

Hugh Corwin

15 Jul 1886

1 Jun 1939

Husband of Anna Mae (KENEIPP) MARVEL.  Married 7 Feb 1909.

Son of David & Sarah Elizabeth "Betty" (BARTON) MARVEL.
(Additional information courtesy of Donald Douglas)

4731

East

3

Marvel

William

10 Oct 1858

29 Mar 1942

--

4844

West

9

Mathews

Eliza

1819

1912

Wife of Henry MATHEWS.

4905

4907

West

11

Mathews

Henry

1822

1877

Husband of Eliza MATHEWS.

4905

4906

West

11

Mattingly

Forrest W

10 Sep 1900

11 May 1970.

Third husband of Mary Merle (WOODS) CLEVELAND HICKROD MATTINGLY. 


Son of John W & Odessal Odell "Della" MATTINGLY. 


(Click here to view obituary.)

5000

West

15

Mattingly

Mary Merle

10 Dec 1900

19 Dec 1986

nee WOODS.  Wife of Earl CLEVELAND, 1st, married 15 Jul 1919; Roy HICKROD, 2nd; and Forrest W MATTINGLY, 3rd. 


Daughter of Louie & Lorena (EMERSON) WOODS. 


(Click here to view obituary.)

5000

West

15

Mauck

Annie H

1888

1914

Daughter of Christina C & Eliza J (THOMPSON) MAUCK.

5008

5010

West

15

Mauck

Augusta J

1 Mar 1849

16 Jan 1913

--

4985

West

14

Mauck

Christian C

1861

1934

Husband of Eliza J (THOMPSON) MAUCK.  Married 23 Aug 1883.

5008

West

15

Mauck

Eliza J

1861

1926

nee THOMPSON.  Wife of Christian C MAUCK.  Married 23 Aug 1883

5008

West

15

Mauck

Etta Mae

1864

1954

nee WOODS.  Wife of Henry A MAUCK.  Married 1 Feb 1883.

4714

East

1

Mauck

Floyd A

1893

1896

Son of Christian C & Eliza J (THOMPSON) MAUCK.

5008

5009

West

15

Mauck

Henry A

1858

1927

Husband of Etta Mae (WOODS) MAUCK.  Married 1 Feb 1883.

4714

East

1

McClure

Versa Bruce

1907

1930

“Mother”

4828

East

8

McGowan

Betty Ann

5 Jan 1928

23 Nov 2014

nee DAVIS. 


Daughter of James Devid DAVIS & Versa Marie (BRUCE) McCLURE. 


My Children:  Sandra, Dave, Charlie, Cathy, Dale, Helen, Treecia, Faye, Wanda, Dean, Tomi Su, Virgil, Marlin.


(Click here to view obituary.)

0318

0319

East

8

Miller

Kesler M

1899

1963

Husband of Marie MILLER.

5038

West

16

Miller

Marie

1901

30 Aug 1994

Wife of Kesler M MILLER.

5038

West

16

Moore

Clarence L

13 Nov 1892

26 Oct 1972

Husband of Vangia B (SMITH) MOORE.  Married 22 Jan 1918.

WW I.

4788

East

6

Moore

Vangia B Smith

10 Jun 1895

1 Nov 1983

nee SMITH.  Wife of Clarence L SMITH.  Married 22 Jan 1918.

4788

East

6

Moser

Hattie E

1881

1968

nee FRAVEL.  Wife of Jacob MOSER.  Married 31 Jul 1901.  Daughter of Benjamin & Tisha FRAVEL.

4819

East

7

Moser

Jacob

1878

1960

Husband of Hattie (FRAVEL) MOSER.  Married 31 Jul 1901.  Son of Jacob & Anna MOSER.

4819

East

7

Moser

Thurman E

1909

1910

--

4820

East

7

Mosier

Flora E

1878

1965

nee KNIGHT.  Wife of Lafayette E MOSIER.  Married 3 Mar 1919.  Daughter of Frank & L KNIGHT.

4882

West

11

Mosier

Lafayette E

8 May 1871

1 Nov 1960

Husband of Flora (KNIGHT) MOSIER.  Married 3 Mar 1919.  Son of George & Bell MOSIER.

Indiana, Co. H, 22nd Regt. Infantry, Spanish-American War.

4882

4883

West

11

Mosier

Mary F

1 Aug 1878

26 Dec 1916

--

4817

East

7

Mounts

Beatrice “Bettie J”

1869

1944

nee REED.  Second wife of William L MOUNTS.  Married 5 Apr 1891.  Daughter of James & Elizabeth REED.

4807

East

7

Mounts

Bessie

29 Jan 1891

14 Jun 1974

Wife of John T MOUNTS.

4747

East

4

Mounts

Flora M

18 Aug 1886

1 Feb 1931

nee HALEY.  Wife of Otto Rufus MOUNTS.  Married 2 Feb 1912.  Daughter of John & Flora HALEY.

“Mother”

4809

East

7

Mounts

John T

27 Jun 1886

11 Mar 1956

Husband of Bessie MOUNTS.

4747

East

4

Mounts

Ollie C

--

3 Oct 1890

nee STONE.  First wife of WillIam L MOUNTS.  Married 3 May 1885.

Aged 24 YS. 7 MS. 27 DS.

4806

East

7

Mounts

Otto Rufus

21 Aug 1892

9 Aug 1967

Husband of Flora M (HALEY) MOUNTS.  Married 2 Feb 1912.  Son of William & Beatrice “Bettie J” (REED) MOUNTS.

“Father”

4808

East

7

Mounts

William L

1 Feb 1865

11 Jan 1907

Husband of Ollie C (STONE) MOUNTS, 1st, married 3 May 1885 and Beatrice “Bettie J” (REED) MOUNTS, 2nd , married 5 Apr 1891. Son of Thomas & Minerva J MOUNTS.

4805

East

7

Mowrer

Charles K “Kenny”

17 Oct 1920

30 Aug 1990

Husband of Rachel K “Jackie” MOWRER.

5035

West

16

Mowrer

Delphina Winona

14 Sep 1940

--

nee WARNER. Wife of Gary Warren MOWRER.   Married 22 Dec 1978.

"Son:  Kristopher Warren"  "Grandchildren:  Graydon Warren, Cormac William"

0586


West

17

Mowrer

Emma Verdene

1 Jun 1918

22 Nov 1999

nee WALLACE.  Wife of Paul Warren MOWRER.  Married 24 Sep 1938.

Our children:  Gary, Carol.

5045

West

17

Mowrer

Gary Warren

12 Apr 1947

22 Apr 2011

Husband of Delphina Wiona "Del" (WARNER) MOWRER.  Married 22 Dec 1978.  Son of Paul Warren & Emma Verdene (WALLACE) MOWRER. 

"Son:  Kristopher Warren"  "Grandchildren:  Graydon Warren, Cormac William"



Army National Guard.

(Click here to view obituary.

0586

0587

West

17

Mowrer

Henry

1865

1929

Husband of Ida (SPORE) MOWRER  Married 7 Aug 1890.

4792

East

6

Mowrer

Ida

1872

1946

nee SPORE.  Wife of Henry MOWRER.  Married 7 Aug 1890.

4792.

East

6

Mowrer

Infant

--

28 Mar 1913

Infant daughter of Henry & Ida MOWERER.

4791

East

6

Mowrer

Mary Estella “Stella”

1897

1950

nee BOWMAN.  Wife of Vesper Julius MOWRER.  Married 4 Sep 1915.  Daughter of David & Alice MOWRER.

5036

West

16

Mowrer

Mary Martha

1907

2000

Wife of Shelby REED, 1st and Vesper MOWRER, 2nd.

5037

West

16

Mowrer

Paul Warren

29 Mar 1917

29 Jan 2005

Husband of Emma Verdene (WALLACE) MOWRER.  Married 24 Sep 1938.  Son of Vesper Julius & Mary Estella “Stella” (BOWMAN) MOWRER.

Our children:  Gary, Carol.

5045

West

17

Mowrer

Rachel K

17 Apr 1925

26 Mar 1985

nee KERR,  Wife of Charles K “Kenny” MOWRER.

5035

West

16

Mowrer

Vesper Julius

1894

23 Sep 1972

Husband of Mary Estella “Stella” (BOWMAN) MOWRER, 1st married 4 Sep 1915; and Mary Martha REED MOWRER, 2nd.  Son of Henry & Ida MOWRER.

(Click here to view obituary.)

5036

West

16

Murphy

Jesse H B

--

7 Mar 1901

Husband of Mary (HUSTIS) MURPHY. 

Age 64 Ys. 9 Ms. 9 Ds. 

Pvt., Co. I, 21st Reg. Kentucky Infantry.


4889

West

11

Murphy

Mary Hustis

1851

1929

nee HUSTIS.  Wife of Jesse H B MURPHY.

4889

West

11

Newcome

Amanda

1855

1929

Wife of William H NEWCOME.

“Mother”

4762

East

5

Newcome

Myrtle ?

10 Jul ????

10 Jul ????

Daughter of William H & Amanda NEWCOME.

“Born & Died” (same date)

(On same stone as brother Russell R NEWCOME.)

4763

East

5

Newcome

Russel R

11 Feb 1896

14 Sep 1897

Son of William H & Amanda NEWCOME.

(On same stone as sister Myrtle NEWCOME.)

4763

East

5

Newcome

William H

1852

1930

Husband of Amanda NEWCOME.

“Father”

4762

East

5

Rainey

Estella B  “Stella”

1880

1955

nee ARMSTRONG.  Wife of Frank RAINEY.  Married 10 Aug 1902.  Daughter of Willis & ? (CLARK) ARMSTRONG.

4887

West

11

Rainey

Frank

1875

1936

Husband of Stella B (ARMSTRONG) RAINEY.  Married 10 Aug 1902.  Son of John & ? (JONES) RAINEY.

4887

West

11

Redman

Henry Alvin

1857

1937

Husband of Martha Ann “Mattie” (THOMPSON) REDMAN.  Married 22 Aug 1878.

4936

West

12

Redman

J Arthur

16 Jul 1879

16 Apr 1892

Buried adjacent to Henry Alvin & Mattha Ann “Mattie” REDMAN.

4937

West

12

Redman

Letha J

18 Sep 1884

21 Apr 1885

Buried adjacent to Henry Alvin & Mattha Ann “Mattie” REDMAN.

4938

West

12

Redman

Martha Ann “Mattie”

1859

19__

nee THOMPSON.  Wife of Henry Alvin REDMAN.  Married 22 Aug 1878.

4936

West

12

Redman

Noble Russell

10 Jun 1896

18 Aug 1950

Son of Henry Alvin & Mattha Ann “Mattie” REDMAN.

“Educator”

4939

West

12

Reed

Esther O

15 Nov 1898

11 May 1960

nee EUBANK.  Wife of Jesse C REED.

“Mother”

5027

West

16

Reed

James

1862

1942

Husband of Lucy L REED.

5033

West

16

Reed

Jesse C

21 Oct 1890

29 Aug 1970

Husband of Esther O (EUBANK) REED.

“Father”

5027

West

16

Reed

Lucy L

1869

1942

Wife of James REED.

5033

West

16

Reed

Walter L

1888

1951

--

5034

West

16

Richards

Sarah Elizabeth

17 Jul 1854

13 Mar 1945

nee HARRIS.  Wife of John L RICHARDS.  Married 13 Dec 1874. 


Daughter of Robert & Amanda HARRIS.


(Click here to view obituary.)

No headstone found or identified.

West

 ?

Richards

William Robert

26 Jul 1882

25 Nov 1907

Son of John L & Sarah Elizabeth (HARRIS) RICHARDS. 


(Note:  Died of pneumonia.  Never married.)

5003

West

15

Rogers

Elizabeth

25 Feb 1882

9 Apr 1982

nee LEE.  Wife of James Wesley ROGERS.  Married 24 Apr 1911.  Daughter of Beales & Susan LEE.

4774

East

5

Rogers

James Wesley

13 Mar 1885

22 Sep 1952

Husband of Elizabeth (LEE) ROGERS.  Married 24 Apr 1911.  Son of Solomon & Annie ROGERS.

4774

East

5

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.