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Columbia Cemetery

Also known as White Church Cemetery

Patoka Township

Gibson County, Indiana

Coordinates:Latitude, 38.3430 N;  Longitude, -87.6121 W
Congressional Location:SW-1/4; NW-1/4; SECTION 14;; TOWNSHIP 2S; RANGE 11W and SE-1/4; NE-1/4; SECTION 15; TOWNSHIP 2S; RANGE 11W
Common Directions:

Located at the intersection of White Church Road and CR-250W; just under 0.9 mile due south of SR-64.

Last updated  16 Nov 2017

The following list is an attempt to show all known graves, using several different sources; headstone photographs, May 2010,  by Daniel L Elliott,  There may be 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

Bichler

Joseph  A, II

12 Aug 1979

7 Jun 2015

Son of Robbie Carl BICHLER & Deana (WINKLEMAN) DAGES. 


Father of:  Joe III and Dezi.


(Click here to view obituary.)

4018

2F

1

Bingham

Ada A

7 Sep 1881

25 Sep 1975

nee SPORE.  Wife of John C BINGHAM.


(Click here to view obituary.)

9059

1E

2

Bingham

Alma Jane

24 Apr 1905

6 Jan 1998

nee BIDDINGER.  Wife of Robert H BINGHAM.  Married 31 Dec 1926


Daughter of Lewis Andrew & Nettie B (BANTA) BIDDINGER.

9613

2A

3

Bingham

Genevieve

3 Nov 1921

14 Dec 1921

Daughter of John C & Ada A BINGHAM.

9058

1E

2

Bingham

John C

22 Nov 1874

17 Nov 1960

Husband of Ada A (SPORE) BINGHAM.

(Click here to view obituary.)

9059

1E

2

Bingham

Robert H

5 Mar 1899

12 Nov 1982

Husband of Alma Jane BINGHAM.  Married 31 Dec 1926


Son of Hiram & Martha E (McDANIELS) BINGHAM.

9613

2A

3

Binkley

Ada Ellen

22 Apr 1874

8 Jun 1909

nee WATKINS.  Wife of William R BINKLEY.

“Mother”

8895

8896

1D

8

Binkley

Annie Eliza

23 Jun 1843

30 Jul 1902

nee LaGRANGE.  First wife of Louis BINKLEY. 


Married:  28 Nov 1867. 


Daughter of Richard & Hannah Belle (TICHENOR) LaGRANGE.

8601

1B

16

Binkley

Artimesa

17 Nov 1845

6 Dec 1880

Wife of William M BINKLEY.

Aged 35 Yrs. & 19 Dys.

8325

1B

10

Binkley

Cecil R

4 Aug 1902

20 Dec 1910

--

8894

1D

8

Binkley

Clarence

3 Feb 1872

12 Mar 1957

Husband of Ida (AYERS) BINKLEY.  Married 19 Feb 1893.  Son of Louis & Anna Eliza BINKLEY.

7687

1C

4

Binkley

Elijah

1833

1917

Husband of Matilda BINKLEY.

7807

1C

9

Binkley

Elmer

1878

1899

--

8330

1B

10

Binkley

Flossie A

1890

1980

Wife of J Roy BINKLEY.

8608

1B

16

Binkley

Frederick L

8 Dec 1894

23 Feb 1913

--

8893

1D

8

Binkley

George M

1916

1968

Husband of Mildred B BINKLEY.

8607

1B

16

Binkley

Henry Lewis

23 Feb 1859

21 Nov 1942

Husband of Mary Alice BINKLEY.

7808

1C

9

Binkley

J Roy

1883

1977

Husband of Flossie A BINKLEY.

8608

1B

16

Binkley

Lillie B

22 Dec 1877

17 Nov 1945

nee WILSON.  Wife of Thomas E BINKLEY. 


Married 1 Apr 1900. 


Daughter of William & Amanda WILSON.

7688

1C

4

Binkley

Louis

11 Jan 1847

25 Nov 1933

Husband of Annie Eliza (LaGRANGE) BINKLEY, 1st, married:  28 Nov 1867; and Margaret A (BARNETT) BINKLEY, 2nd, married 2 Nov 1904.


Pvt., Co. C, 136th Reg. Indiana Infantry.  (100 days, 1864)



8601

1B

16

Binkley

Margaret A

1 Oct 1860

4 Jan 1953

nee BARNETT.  Wife of John B MONTGOMERY, 1st, married 11 Dec 1885; second wife of Louis BINKLEY, 2nd, married 2 Nov 1904.


“Mother”

7796

1C

9

Binkley

Mary Alice

17 Jun 1860

24 Aug 1951

Wife of Henry Lewis BINKLEY.

7808

1C

9

Binkley

Matilda

1840

1917

Wife of Elijah BINKLEY.

7807

1C

9

Binkley

Mildred B

1916

2004

Wife of George M BINKLEY.

8607

1B

16

Binkley

Myrtle

8 Jun 1883

14 Jan 1897

Daughter of William M & M C BINKLEY.

8329

1B

10

Binkley

Sarah

--

16 Jan 1866

Wife of Calvin BINKLEY.

Aged 21 Yrs. 3 Ms. 27 Dys.

7738

1C

6

Binkley

Thomas E

24 Jun 1876

20 Dec 1955

Husband of Lillie B (WILSON) BINKLEY. 


Married 1 Apr 1900. 


Son of Louis & Anna Eliza BINKLEY.

7688

1C

4

Binkley

Victor P

27 Mar 1901

5 Jan 1919

--

8892

1D

8

Binkley

W M

30 Sep 1873

17 ??? 18??

Son of Louis & Annie E BINKLEY.

(Edges of stone are damaged.)

8604

1B

16

Binkley

William M

--

24 Mar 1887

Husband of Artimesa BINKLEY.

Aged 48 YRS.

Co. A, 17th Reg. Indiana Vol.

8327

8326

1B

10

Binkley

William R

23 Nov 1873

--

Husband of Ada Ellen (WATKINS) BINKLEY.

8895

1D

8

Bird

David P

1864

1934

Husband of Etta S BIRD.

9263

1E

7

Bird

Etta S

1880

1969

Wife of David P BIRD.

9263

1E

7

Bishop

Imogene V H Hadfield

28 Feb 1915

30 Aug 2009

nee HADFIELD.  Daughter of Bert George & Isabelle (WAGNER) HADFIELD.


(Click here to view obituary.)

1493

1F

2

Bivin

James M

--

4 Mar 1863

Consort of Paulina (BURKLEY) BIVIN. 


Married 27 Feb 1856. 


Son of William & Mariah (POLK) BIVIN.


Aged 28 y 3 m. 9 d.

7629

1C

1

Bivin

John Erwin

--

24 Apr 1855

Husband of Sarah Ann (BROWN) BIVIN.  Married 2 Dec 1853.

Aged 25 Years 9 mos & 1 d.

7634

1C

1

Bivin

Mariah

3 Jun 1812

9 Jun 1867

nee POLK.  Wife of William BIVIN. 


Daughter of James & Ann POLK.


Aged 55 yrs. 6 ds.

Headstone not found.
 

1C

1

Bivin

William

29 Feb 1807

16 Apr 1870

Husband of Mariah (POLK)  BIVIN.


Aged 63 yrs. 1 mo. 17 ds.

7627

1C

1

Black

Cora E

7 Apr 1893

15 Dec 1968

Wife of Harry V BLACK.

9691

2A

4

Black

Harry V

22 Oct 1888

24 Oct 1966

Husband of Cora E BLACK.

9691

2A

4

Black

Lucy M

1889

1981

Wife of Marion J BLACK.

9579

2A

2

Black

Marion J

1886

1956

Husband of Lucy M BLACK.

9579

2A

2

Blackard

Eleanor J

30 Aug 1922

11 Mar 2003

--

9616

2A

3

Blackard

Lula M

1894

1919

Wife of Claude Blackard.

“Mother”

9159

1E

5

Blaize

Barbara J

16 Jan 1928

9 Aug 2017

nee SOULES.  Wife of Carl G BLAIZE. 

Married 22 Nov 1947. 

Daughter of Leslie & Marian (SHANNON) SOULES.

 (Click here to view obituary.)

0038

2E

15

Blaize

Carl G

16 Sep 1924

--

Husband of Barbara J (SOULES) BLAIZE. 

Married 22 Nov 1947.

0038

2E

15

Bledsoe

John H

6 Nov 1877

10 Aug 1964

Husband of Marie L BLEDSOE.

9266

1E

7

Bledsoe

Marie L

19 May 1877

24 Nov 1932

Wife of John H BLEDSOE.

9266

1E

7

Bledsoe

Thelma C

13 Sep 1908

1 Dec 1982

nee SPORE. 


Daughter of Jesse & Sarah N (WOODS) SPORE.


“Mother”

9267

1E

7

Blemker

Jennie

1879

1962

Wife of William BLEMKER.

7871

1C

12

Blemker

Jess W

1906

4 Apr 1997

Husband of Leona E (McATEE) BLEMKER.

7872

1C

12

Blemker

Leona E

2 Nov 1912

9 May 1996

nee McATEE.  Wife of Jess W BLEMKER


Daughter of Jefferson L & Ada (BARRETT) McATEE.

7872

1C

12

Blemker

William

1869

1934

Husband of Jennie BLEMKER.

7871

1C

12

Boes

Beverly Y

12 Nov 1948

23 Nov 2007

nee SPRAGGINS.  Wife of Harold J BOES. 


(Click here to view obituary.)

11231

2E

14

Boes

Harold J

8 Sep 1938

--

Husband of Beverly Y (SPRAGGINS) BOES.

11231

2E

14

Bolden

Alice Faye

19 Oct 1937

-

nee HENSLEY.  Wife of Floyd Eugene "Gene" BOLDEN.  Married 18 Jun 1960.

1654

1655

2B

1

Bolden

Floyd Eugene “Gene”

1 Nov 1935

23 Sep 2009

Husband of Alice Faye (HENSLEY) BOLDEN.  Married 18 Jun 1960.


(Click here to view obituary.)

1654

1655

2B

1

Bond

Esther Frances

1 Apr 1918

2 Mar 1991

Wife of Virgil Noel BOND. 


Daughter of Gilbert P & Nora (KIRK) SHOULTZ.

10359

2D

7

Bond

Virgil Noel

1 May 1912

14 Nov 1986

Husband of Esther Frances (SHOULTZ) BOND. 


Son of Charles & Emma Lou (ROSS) BOND.


Sgt., US Army, WW II.

10359

10360

2D

7

Booker

Jimmie Lynn

15 Aug 1941

17 Aug 1941

Premature infant son of Jas. & Verdlyn (HENRY) BOOKER.

9486

1F

6

Borah

Blanche M

5 Oct 1902

17 Aug 2006

nee RECTOR.  Wife of Robert Theodore BORAH. 


Daughter of Hiram & Martha (SHECKELFORD) RECTOR. 


(Click here to view obituary.)

9944

2A

8

Borah

Frances Maxine

14 Jul 1925

19 Dec 2010

nee RANDOLPH.  Wife of Jacob Ted BORAH.  Daughter of Ben & Josie RANDOLPH.


“Mom”


(Click here to view obituary.)

1576

2D

16

Borah

Jacob Ted

19 Aug 1923

16 Nov 2010

Husband of Frances Maxine (RANDOLPH)  BORAH. 


Son of Robert Theodore & Blanche M BORAH.


“Dad”


WW II.


(Click here to view obituary.)

1576

2D

16

Borah

Robert Theodore

17 Jul 1891

6 Oct 1964

Husband of Blanche M (RECTOR) BORAH. 


Son of Jacob Alvin & Nora Florence (CREWS) BORAH.

9944

2A

8

Bottoms

Emma Colley

31 Jan 1897

26 Feb 1984

nee COLLEY.  Wife of Proctor E BOTTOMS.

7864

1C

12

Bottoms

Florence J

1868

1958

Wife of William BOTTOMS.

“Mother”

7867

1C

12

Bottoms

Proctor E

3 Dec 1898

3 Aug 1967

Husband of Emma (COLLEY) BOTTOMS.

Indiana, Pvt., STU, Army, Tng., Corps., WW I.

7865

1C

12

Bottoms

William

1857

1934

Husband of Florence J BOTTOMS.

“Father”

7868

1C

12

Botts

Janet L Terry

14 Jun 1944

9 Jun 2007

nee TERRY.  Wife of Kenneth BOTTS.  Daughter of Stanley & Thelma (WHITE) TERRY. 


(Click here to view obituary.)

11306

2F

2

Bowman

Shelly L

28 Jul 1966

7 Dec 1966

--

10477

2D

12

Boyken

Betty J

22 May 1933

7 Apr 2001

Wife of Calvin L BOYKEN, Sr.  Married 28 May 1966.

“Our Children:  Mark, Steve, Cathy, Calvin Jr, David”

11095

11096

2D

21

Boyken

Calvin L, Sr.

23 May 1920

8 Jan 1998

Husband of Betty J BOYKEN.  Married 28 May 1966.

“Our Children:  Mark, Steve, Cathy, Calvin Jr, David”

11095

11096

2D

21

Boyle

Clara M

1911

1929

Daughter of Julius & Flora BOYLE.

7647

1C

2

Boyle

Darwin S

12 Mar 1902

31 Oct 1968

Husband of Ruth BOYLE.

9360

1F

1

Boyle

Donald Paul, Sr

17 Feb 1937

1 Jul 2012

Husband of Norma (GRIFFIN) BOYLE. 


Son of Michael Vesper "Vep" & Eula Mae "Toots" BOYLE. 


FN, US Navy, Korea. 


(Click here to view obituary.)

4461

4462

2C

4

Boyle

Effie A

24 Aug 1861

25 Aug 1880

Daughter of George Franklin & Lucinda M (BARKER) BOYLE.

7644

1C

2

Boyle

Flora

1892

1964

Wife of Julius M BOYLE.

9189

1E

5

Boyle

Fred

19 Aug 1897

9 Feb 1960

Husband of Ociaola M BOYLE.

9547

2A

1

Boyle

Fred, Jr.

1 Jun 1934

12 Feb 1982

“Father”

SF1, US Navy, Korea.

9917

9918

2A

8

Boyle

George Franklin

24 Aug 1832

25 Jul 1908

Husband of Lucinda M (BARKER) BOYLE.  Married 25 Sep 1858.  Son of John & Elizabeth (ROSS) BOYLE.


“Father”

7648

7649

1C

2

Boyle

Hazel Pearl

27 Apr 1925

20 Aug 1995

--

9548

2A

1

Boyle

Hoyt

3 Jan 1912

--

--

8742

1D

2

Boyle

James Hugh

18 Sep 1863

31 May 1942

Son of George Franklin & Lucinda M (BARKER) BOYLE.


“Father”

7645

1C

2

Boyle

Jessie K

21 Jan 1872

14 Dec 1874

Child of George Franklin & Lucinda M (BARKER) BOYLE.

No headstone found.
 

1C

2

Boyle

Joseph Earl “Pa”

7 Jan 1932

26 Feb 1979

First husband of Juanita “Gran” (IGLEHART) BOYLE SUTTON.  Married 12 Jun 1954.

Pfc., US Army, Korea.

9357

9356

1F

1

Boyle

Juanita J “Gran”

3 Mar 1935

--

nee IGLEHART.  Wife of Joseph Earl “Pa” BOYLE, 1st, married 12 Jun 1954; and Billy SUTTON, 2nd.

(Note:  See also SUTTON, Juanita J.)

9355

1F

1

Boyle

Julius M

1869

1949

Husband of Flora BOYLE.

9189

1E

5

Boyle

Larry

1940

1941

--

9359

1F

1

Boyle

Lucinda M

1837

1913

nee BARKER.  Wife of George Franklin BOYLE.  Married 25 Sep 1858.

7648

1C

2

Boyle

M Emogene

1922

1930

--

8031

1A

3

Boyle

Martha L

11 May 1906

11 Oct 1906

Daughter of Robert A & Nora M BOYLE.

8415

1B

12

Boyle

Michael Vesper

6 Jun 1965

12 Jul 1965

Son of Donald Paul & Norma Jean (GRIFFIN) BOYLE.

10173

2C

4

Boyle

Norma Jean

14 Nov 1938

23 Sep 2017

nee GRIFFIN.  Wife of Donald Paul BOYLE.  


Daughter of W Kendirck & Lottie (REED) GRIFFIN. 


(Click here to view obituary.)

Photo not yet available.

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Boyle

Nora M

26 May 1875

25 Feb 1935

Wife of Robert A BOYLE.

8413

1B

12

Boyle

Ociaola M

14 Nov 1890

29 Apr 1967

Wife of Fred BOYLE.

9547

2A

1

Boyle

Ralph C

1900

1956

Husband of Stella G BOYLE.

9572

2A

2

Boyle

Robert A

11 Feb 1874

11 Sep 1909

Husband of Nora M BOYLE.

8413

1B

12

Boyle

Roy A

20 Sep 1936

10 Jul 1985

BM2, US Navy, Vietnam.

9358

1F

1

Boyle

Ruth

14 Apr 1901

30 Apr 1984

Wife of Darwin S BOYLE.

9360

1F

1

Boyle

Stella G

1908

1985

Wife of Ralph C BOYLE.

9572

2A

2

Boyle

William E "Willie"

1876

1877

(Note:  From information at Princeton Library.)

No headstone found.
 

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Sections and Rows.
For purposes of this listing, the cemetery was divided into Sections 1A, 1B, 1C, 1D, 1E, 1F, 2A, 2B, 2C, 2D, 2E and 2F.  Rows were numbered beginning on the east side of each section.  See the images below for reference.
 

Section divisions used for this listing.
Aerial view of the cemetery location; church building in upper-right corner.
7624  Sign over original entrance to the cemetery
8006 View of Section 1A, immediately west of the church.