Genealogy


Cemetery Records with photographs of headstones.

William H H Smith Cemetery

Montgomery Township

Gibson County, Indiana

Coordinates:Latitude, 38.2892 N;  Longitude, -87.6479 W
Congressional Location:SW-1/4; SW-1/4; SECTION 33; TOWNSHIP 2S; RANGE 11W
Common Directions:

Located about 160 yards east of CR-450W, and 1 mile north of the intersection of with CR-525S.  (north-northeast of an  abandoned farm house.)

Last updated10 Jun 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 probably 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

DeuFriend

William “Little Willie”

19 Sep 1880

10 Sep 1881

Infant son of William Bayless & Mary Elizabeth (SMITH) DEUFRIEND. 


Grandson of Thomas Lewis & Nancy S (DEVIN) SMITH.


Aged 11 ms. 21 days.  Twin of "Little Mamie"

2639  (08 Mar 2016)2644  footstone (08 Mar 2016)5213

N/A

N/A

DeuFriend

Mamie “Little Mamie"

19 Sep 1880

9 Aug 1881

Infant daughter of William Bayless & Mary Elizabeth (SMITH) DEUFRIEND. 


Grand-daughter of Thomas Lewis & Nancy S (DEVIN) SMITH.


Aged 10 ms. 20 days. 


Twin of "Little Willie"

2642  (08 Mar 2016)

N/A

N/A

Smith

James Andrew

14 Aug 1774

24 Nov 1855

Husband of Mary “Polly” (McCREARY) SMITH. 


Son of James Andrew & Alice Margert (TRUAX) SMITH.


Aged 81 ys 3 Ms.


(Top half of original stone could not be located.)



A new replacement monument was set 9 Jun 2016.

Major, War of 1812.


Ellis_M_01 (9 Jun 2016)

2635  (8 Mar 2016)

5221  (30 Nov 2009)

N/A

N/A

Smith

James A

3 Jun 1840

27 May 1865

Son of Thomas Lewis & Nancy S (DEVIN) SMITH.

2623  (8 Mar 2016)2625 Footstone  (8 Mar 2016)5223  (30 Nov 2009)

N/A

N/A

Smith

Mary “Polly”

--

bef. 1850

nee McCREARY.  Wife of James SMITH.


Aged about 85 Years.


(Top half of original stone could not be located.)



A new replacement monument was set 9 Jun 2016.

Ellis_M_01 (9 Jun 2016)

2635  (8 Mar 2016)

5221  (30 Nov 2009)

N/A

N/

Smith

Nancy S

23 Dec 1814

15 Mar 1876

nee DEVIN.  Wife of Thomas Lewis SMITH. 


Daughter of Alexander & Susanna “Sulky” (NOWLIN) DEVIN. 

Born in Gibson Co. Ind. ... Died in Gibson Co. Ind. 


Aged:  61 s. 2 Ms. 22 Ds.


2615  (8 Mar 2016)

N/A

N/A

Smith

Susan Devin

--

18 Aug 1849

Daughter of Thomas Lewis & Nancy S (DEVIN) SMITH. 


Aged 10 yr’s 10 ms. ? ds.

2632  top section (03 Mar 2016)2628  bottom section (03 Mar 2016)5219  (30 Nov 2009)

N/A

N/A

Smith

Thomas Lewis

2 May 1799

18 Jan 1876

Husband of Nancy S (DEVIN) SMITH. 


Son of James SMITH.


“Born in Fayette Co., Ky. .. Died in Gibson Co., Ind.


Aged 76 Ys. 8 Ms. 16 Ds.

2615  (8 Mar 2016)

5216  (30 Nov 2009)

N/A

N/A

Smith

William H H

17 Jan 1842

22 Sep 1861

Son of Thomas Lewis & Nancy S (DEVIN) SMITH.


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


2612  (8 Mar 2016)2621  Footstone  (8 Mar 2016)5214  (30 Nov 2009)

N/A

N/A

Smith

?

--

--

Note: Carving below the surname "SMITH" seems to read "Virginia"

2629  (03 Mar 2016)

N/A

N/A

Smith?

?rac?

--

--

Note:  Given name could be Rachel. 


Not sure these two stones should be together!

2618  (03 Mar 2016)

2613  Footstone  (8 Mar 2016)

N/A

N/A

Section and Row definitions.


Photos below show the condition of the cemetery in March 2016; the area has been cleared and stones repositioned.  In June 2016 a new replacement monument

was set to honor Major James Smith and his wife.  


Click on this link to see a reconstructed plat of the cemetery courtesy of CT Mongomery and Mark Ellis.


2607  View from the edge of the cemetery on 9 Jun 2016.
2609  View from north edge of cemetery.
2638  Displaced grave marker.
2636 Displaced grave marker.

Photos below show the condition of the cemetery in November 2009.

               


5212  View from the west edge of the cemetery.
5224  View of stones within the cemetery.
5218  View of stones within the cemetery.
5225  View of the cemetery from the corner of a shed to the south of the cemetery.