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Archer Cemetery


Patoka Township

Gibson County, Indiana

Coordinates:Latitude, 38.3717 N;  Longitude, -87.5796 W
Congressional Location:SW-1/4; NE-1/4; SECTION 1; TOWNSHIP 2S; RANGE 11W
Common Directions:

Located west of the Hillside United Methodist Church and north of Brumfield School, north of CR-100N, about 1/4 mile east of the intersection with Old Patoka Road.

Last updated   08 Jan 2013

The following list is an attempt to show all known graves, using several different sources; headstone photographs, July 2010,  by Daniel L Elliott,  There certainly are other graves which are unknown due to missing, unreadable, destroyed or broken markers. If you have knowledge of any other graves which may not be shown below, please drop us an e-mail and let t us know.       email016.gif (1209 bytes)

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Surname

Given Name

Birth Date

Death Date

Notes & Inscriptions

Photo#     Photo

Sect-

ion

Row

Acoff

Mary W

--

--

--

2731

C

5

Akin

Jane

9 Jan 1807

7 Aug 1819

--

3210

NE

5

Alda

Roy

10 Mar 1884

10 Jun 1892

No headstone.

N/A

?

?

Allen

Andrew

--

28 Oct 1876

Husband of Mary ALLEN.


“Grand-Father”


Age 88 Y’s. 14 D’s.

3123

NE

3

Allen

Cunningham

--

10 Aug 1881

Husband of Isabella (McMILLEN) ALLEN.  Married 5 Oct 1854.  Son of Andrew & Mary ALLEN.


“Father”


Age 52 Y’s 1 Mo. 23 D’s.

3122

NE

3

Allen

Daniel

?

?

(Note:  Broken stone; two pieces, buried.  First part of one date appears to be “24 Aug 18..”)

3937

NW

8

Allen

Infant

--

17 Dec 1898

Infant son of James & Sharlotte D (EVETTE) ALLEN.

2818

SE

1

Allen

Infant

--

1 Jan 1902

Infant daughter of James & Sharlotte D (EVETTE) ALLEN.

2819

SE

1

Allen

John

--

3 Dec 1899

Husband of Letitia (COOKE) ALLEN.  Son of Andrew & Mary ALLEN.


Aged 77 Yrs.


“Father” 


(Click here to read short biography.)

3119

3120

NE

3

Allen

Letitia

15 Mar 1825

3 Apr 1909

nee COOKE.  Wife of John ALLEN.


“Mother”


(Click here to read short biography.)

3119

3120

NE

3

Allen

Mary

--

25 Sep 1872

Wife of Andrew ALLEN.

“Grand-Mother”

Age 86 Y’s.

3124

NE

3

Allen

Nathaniel G

abt 1843

18 Nov 1864

"Born in Louisiana."
Cpl., Co H, 17th Reg. Indiana Infantry.  Enlisted on 12 Jun 1861.  Mustered out (died from wounds) 18 Nov 1864 at Chattanooga, Tennessee.

(Note:  Added from 1939 WPA Veteran Graves Survey.)

No headstone found or identified

?

?

Anderson

Elizabeth

13 Mar 1833

24 Jul 1853

Daughter of William & Mary Anderson.

Aged 20 Yrs. 4 Mos. & 11 Dys.

“Born in Ireland

(Note:  Listed on two stones.)

3850

3851

NW

6

Anderson

James

--

10 Nov 1883

Son of William & Mary ANDERSON.

Aged 47 years.

Corporal, Co. A. 80th Reg. Ind. Vols.

“Enlisted 11 Aug 1862 at Princeton, Indiana, age 23.  Mustered out at Salisbury, North Carolina, 1 Dec 1864.  Occupation:  Farmer.”

3855

NW

6

Anderson

John

1829

29 Oct 1895

Son of William & Mary ANDERSON.

Aged 86 Years.

“Born In Ireland, Co. Donagal … Came To This Country With His Parents In 1850 …”

3857

3858

NW

6

Anderson

Mary

Jun 1792

17 Jun 1872

Wife of William ANDERSON.

Aged 79 Yrs.

3854

3852

NW

6

Anderson

Nancy Louisa

9 Feb 1839

19 Feb 1900

nee GARRETT.  Wife of William ANDERSON, Jr.

Aged 61 Yrs & 10 Ds.

“Mother”

3506

3508

SW

3

Anderson

William

17 Mar 1795

27 Jun 1878

Husband of Mary ANDERSON.

Aged 83 Yrs. 8 Mos. & 10 Dys.

3853

3852

NW

6

Anderson

William, Jr.

2 Mar 1836

11 Apr 1880

Husband of Nancy Louisa (GARRETT) ANDERSON.

“in the 45 Year of his age”

“Father”

3505

3507

SW

3

Archer

?

?? Mar ????

?? Oct ????

Son of L & M ARCHER.

(Note:  Tree has grown around the stone.)

3654

NW

1

Archer

Ann Shaw

8 Jan 1797

24 Sep 1872

nee SHAW.  Wife of Robert ARCHER.

“In the 75th year of her age.”

3739

NW

3

Archer

Beza

26 Jan 1849

10 Mar 1920

Son of David & Martha M ARCHER.

3754

3760

3748

NW

3

Archer

Calvin Beza Kell

5 Jul 1822

13 May 1847

Son of Thomas & Mary ARCHER.

“In the 23rd Year of his age.”

3762

NW

3

Archer

Catherine

15 Oct 1803

10 Jan 1872

nee McMULLAN.  Wife of John ARCHER.  Married 13 Mar 1827.

Aged 68 ys. 2 ms. 25 ds.

3287

NE

7

Archer

David

1816

2 Jun 1883

Husband of Martha M  ARCHER. 

Aged 67 YRS 10 DS.

“Father”

3750

3748

3747

NW

3

Archer

David Frank

1878

1950

Husband of Elizabeth G ARCHER.  Married 16 Jul 1905.  Son of Samuel & Elizabeth O ARCHER.

3216

NE

6

Archer

David John

15 Jul 1944

23 Jul 1984

Son of David Milton & Vera (HOWE) ARCHER.

3214

NE

6

Archer

David Milton

17 Feb 1914

18 Oct 2001

Husband of Vera (HOWE) ARCHER.  Son of David Frank & Elizabeth G ARCHER.

3215

NE

6

Archer

Elizabeth G

1883

1960

nee GRAY.  Wife of David Frank ARCHER.  Married 16 Jul 1905.  Daughter of James & Margaret J GRAY.

3216

NE

6

Archer

Elizabeth O “Lizzie”

1846

1926

nee ROBB.  Wife of Samuel H ARCHER.  Married 13 Apr 1871.

3282

NE

7

Archer

Evangeline G

14 Oct 1912

23 Mar 2004

Wife of James S ARCHER.

3137

NE

4

Archer

Infant

--

30 Oct 1938

Infant son of David Milton & Vera (HOWE) ARCHER.

3134

NE

3

Archer

Infant

--

24 Nov 1937

Infant daughter of David Milton & Verra (HOWE) ARCHER.

3135

NE

3

Archer

Isabella

1854

1 Jul 1863

Daughter of David & Martha M ARCHER.

Aged 8 YRS. 9 MOS. 7 DS.

3751

3746

3748

NW

3

Archer

J

--

--

--

3745

3748

NW

3

Archer

James R

12 Nov 1831

10 Jul 1839

--

3296

NE

7

Archer

James S

30 Nov 1911

20 Oct 1998

Husband of Evangeline G ARCHER.  Son of David H & Elizabeth G ARCHER.

3137

NE

4

Archer

James W

3 Nov 1830

8 Nov 1852

Son of John & Catharine (McMULLAN) ARCHER.

(Note:  Date of death is now buried.)

3300

NE

7

Archer

John

26 Jun 1804

28 Jan 1866

Husband of Catherine (McMULLAN) ARCHER.  Married 13 Mar 1827.

Aged 61 ys. 6 ms. 27 ds.

3288

NE

7

Archer

Johnie

1874

1877

--

No headstone found.

?

?

Archer

Martha J

18 Apr 1836

4 Jul 1839

--

3297

NE

7

Archer

Martha M

23 Feb 1822

20 Feb 1895

Wife of David ARCHER.

“Mother”

3756

3758

NW

3

Archer

Mary

12 Oct 1776

1 May 1836

Wife of Thomas ARCHER.

“…in the 60th year of her age.”

3293

NE

7

Archer

Mary Ann

25 Feb 1831

2 Jul 1839

--

3236

NE

6

Archer

Mary Elizabeth

“Lizzie”

8 Dec 1852

1 Dec 1939

Daughter of David & Martha M ARCHER.

3754

3748

3759

NW

3

Archer

Mayme

1880

1932

Daughter of Samuel H & Elizabeth O “Lizzie” (ROBB) ARCHER.

3280

NE

7

Archer

Rebecca Ann

16 May 1837

5 Oct 1845

Age 5 yrs 4 m 20 d.

3299

NE

7

Archer

Robert

1748

1818

"ARCHER, ROBERT, b. 1748 Chester District, S.C. d. 1818 Princeton, Ind. m 1775, Mary STEELE b. 1749 Penn. or S. Carolina d. 1817 Princeton, Ind.
SERVICE:   Private in Captain John Steele's Company of Mouted Rangers in State of South Carolina shown by affidavits of the loss of a gray mare while in service filed in Camden District South Carolina Jun 10, 1783, allowed and paid as appears on file in the office fo the Historical Commission of S. Carolina No. 577 Book P.
CHILDREN:  Isabella m. George Taylor; Mary b. 1787 m. Vincent WOODS; Rosanna b. 23 Oct 1813 m. James HOGUE; Catherine m. Purnell FISHER; Mary Agnes b. 1790 m. Robert MILBURN; Margaretta b. 1799 m. John McMILLAN; Ebenezer; Thomas b. 1777 d. 29 Dec 1841 m. Mary McCALLA 3 Dec 1799; William b. 1779 m. Anna PETERS" 
Source: 
A roster of Revolutionary ancestors of the Indiana Daughters of the American Revolution : commemoration of the United States of America bicentennial, July 4, 1976. Evansville, Ind.: Unigraphic, 1976.

Soldier of the Revolution

3291

NE

7

Archer

Robert

30 Jul 1802

22 Jan 1877

Husband of Ann (SHAW) ARCHER.

Aged 74 Ys. 5 Ms. 25 Ds.

3740

NW

3

Archer

Samuel H

1833

1926

Husband of Elizabeth O “Lizzie” (ROBB) ARCHER.

3281

NE

7

Archer

Sarah I

--

21 Sep 1843

Ć 29 yrs. 11 mo.

3298

NE

7

Archer

Sarah L

11 Dec 1885

13 Feb 1976

Daughter of Samuel H & Elizabeth E ARCHER.

3140

NE

4

Archer

Theodore B

--

10 Jan 1862

Son of John & Catharine (McMULLAN) ARCHER.

Aged 18 y’s 2 m’s 10 d’s.

Co., F, 33rd Reg. Ind. Vol.

“Died in Crab Orchard Hospiital”

3302

NE

7

Archer

Thomas

--

29 Dec 1841

Husband of Mary ARCHER.

Aged 64 years. 

Indian Wars.


3294

NE

7

Archer

Vera Howe

13 Dec 1920

--

nee HOWE.  Wife of David Milton ARCHER.

3215

NE

6

Archer

William

1807

1825

(Note:  This appears to be a replacement stone.  Footstone has been reset in Row 6.)

3289

3237

3290

NE

7

Archer

William

--

14 May 1864

Son of John & Catharine (McMULLAN) ARCHER.


Aged 35 y’s 3 m’s 29 d’s


Co. A, 80th Reg. Ind. Vol.

“Fell at Resaca Ga.

3303

NE

7

Archer

Willie

1876

1877

--

No headstone found.

?

?

Artist

Jesse

abt 1844

2 Aug 1899

Cpl., Co. D, 27th U.S.C.T.

“Born in Edgecomb, North Carolina, Enlisted 10 Feb 1864, Van Wert, Ohio at the age of 20.  Mustered out on 21 Sep 1865.”

2846

SE

3

Aston

Hannah

--

10 Nov 1828

“…in the 35 year of her age.”

3328

NE

8

Aston

William

--

4 Mar 1875

“…in the 82 year of his age.”

3329

NE

8

Avitt

Samuel

abt 1831

1 Jan 1908

Husband of Laura AVITT.

3546

SW

4


Sections and Rows.
For purposes of this listing, the cemetery was divided into five Sections:  Northwest (NW), Northeast (NE), Center (C), Southwest (SW), and Southeast (SE.)  Rows were numbered beginning on the east side of each section.  Please be advised rows in the north sections are very irregular.  See the image below for reference.
 

Sign at entrance.
Aerial view of the cemetery location, with section definitions used for this listing.
2615  View from entrance looking north.
2616 View of Center Section of the cemetery.