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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    29 Oct 2016

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

Broadhurst

Jesse Ronald

18 May 1919

10 Sep 2006

Husband of Norma E (DAUGHERTY) BROADHURST. 


Married 3 Mar 1940


Son of Noah Henry & Bessie E (McWILLIAMS) BROADHURST.


Y2, US Navy, WW II.



(Click here to view obituary.)

11122

11123

2D

22

Broadhurst

Norma E

23 Aug 1921

17 Mar 2016

nee BROADHURS.  Wife of Jesse Ronald BROADHURST.


Married 3 Mar 1940


Daughter of Roy L & Jane Grace (PEARSON) BROADHURST. 


(Click here to view obituary.)

11122

2D

22

Brokaw

Claude F

1902

1960

Husband of Dorothy P BROKAW.

9281

1E

7

Brokaw

Doris R

5 Apr 1943

5 Apr 1943

Daughter of Claude F & Dorothy P BROKAW.

9282

1E

7

Brokaw

Dorothy P

1909

1965

Wife of Claude F BROKAW.

9281

1E

7

Brokaw

Wayne F

24 Jun 1932

19 Oct 1932

Son of Claude F & Dorothy P BROKAW.

9282

1E

7

Brooks

Jacob A

1873

1969

Husband of Maude K BROOKS.

9326

1E

8

Brooks

Maude K

1873

1946

Wife of Jacob A BROOKS.

9326

1E

8

Brooks

Sarah

16 Aug 1849

1 Nov 1868

Wife of Lewis BROOKS.

8554

1B

15

Brown

Abraham

--

28 Sep 1882

Aged 65 y 6 m 22 d.

8454

1B

13

Brown

Arthur F

1874

1933

Husband of Florence B BROWN.

9069

9067

1E

3

Brown

Arval Clark, Sr

7 Nov 1899

22 Oct 1983

Husband of Rella (THOMPSON) BROWN.

9287

1E

7

Brown

Arval Clark, Jr.

17 Sep 1922

23 Mar 2016

Husband of Monzell (RIGGS) BROWN. 


Married 29 Aug 1946. 


Son of Arval & Rella (THOMPSON) BROWN, Sr.


Our Children:  David W, Rella Mae. 


(Click here to view obituary.)

3954

3955

2E

9

Brown

Carrol J

26 Aug 1943

--

nee DAVIS.  Wife of Robert "Bud" BROWN. 


Married:  17 Apr 1992.


Children:  Harold "Tank," Debby, Barbara, Robert, Carol

3945

3946

2E

6

Brown

Charles Douglas "Doug"

17 May 1926

27 Sep 2008

Husband of Velma M (THOMPSON) BROWN.  Son of Walter B & Charlotta (DOCKERY) BROWN.


US Army, WW II.



(Click here to view obituary.)


11127

2D

22

Brown

Chester R, Jr.

19 Jul 1933

1 Sep 2001

Husband of Ruth Ann BROWN.  Married 27 Jun 1953.

AM2, US Navy, Korea.

10279

10280

2D

3

Brown

Clarence E

25 Nov 1918

18 Jun 1997

Husband of Elizabeth "Betty" (MOUNTS)  BROWN.

1613

2D

7

Brown

Claud O

1891

1966

Husband of Mable E BROWN.  Married 17 Aug 1913.

9245

1E

6

Brown

David

14 Nov 1808

16 Jul 1888

Husband of Elizabeth Ann BROWN.

Aged 79 Y’S. 8 M’S. 2 D’S.

8452

1B

13

Brown

Dwayne Porter

--

23 Mar 1946

Son of Luther & Marie BROWN.

9184

1E

5

Brown

Elizabeth

29 Apr 1800

7 Aug 1888

nee CALVIN.  Second wife of Frederick BROWN.  Married 25 Jan 1842.

8441

1B

13

Brown

Elizabeth Ann

--

31 Aug 1851

Wife of David BROWN.

Aged 37 Yrs. & 9 Mos.

“Mother”

(Note:  On two monuments.)

8447

8449

8450

1B

13

Brown

Elizabeth "Betty"

17 Aug 1929

3 Apr 2011

nee MOUNTS.  Wife of Clarence E BROWN.  Daughter of Jesse & Flossie (SNYDER) MOUNTS.


(Click here to view obituary.)

1613

2D

7

Brown

Florence B

1878

1919

Wife of Arthur F BROWN.

9068

9067

1E

3

Brown

Frederick

1787

?? ??? 1865

Husband of Sarah (COLE) BROWN, 1st, married 16 Dec 1808 in Greene County, Tennessee; and Elizabeth (CALVIN) COCHRAN, 2nd, married 25 Jan 1842. 


Son of George BROWN.


(Note:  Stone is buried.  Information from genealogy sources.)

8438

1B

13

Brown

G Merle

1915

1986

Wife of Joseph C BROWN.  Married 3 Aug 1934.

9246

1E

6

Brown

Harvey O

1889

1958

--

8470

1B

13

Brown

Infant

?

?

Infant son of J L & Sarah J BROWN.


(Note:  Stone had been reset with concrete with covers the “Aged” information.)

8440

1B

13

Brown

Infant

8 Nov 1869

8 Nov 1869

Infant daughter of Jhn. L & Sarah J BROWN.

8457

8463

1B

13

Brown

J E

--

24 Aug 1876

Son of Jhn. L & Sarah J BROWN.

Aged 4 Days.

8460

8462

1B

13

Brown

Jacob A

--

27 Mar 1860

Son of David & Elizabeth Ann BROWN.

Aged 18 Y’s. 1 Mo. 5 d’s.

8446

1B

13

Brown

John L

--

4 Oct 1920

Husband of Sarah J BROWN, 1st; and Malissa J BROWN, 2nd.

Aged 76 Y. 2 D.

“Father” 

Sgt., Co. F, 120th Reg. Indiana Infantry.


8464

8465

1B

13

Brown

Joseph C

1856

1937

Husband of Rebecca BROWN, 1st; and Sarah A BROWN, 2nd.

8812

1D

5

Brown

Joseph C

1914

1995

Husband of G Merle BROWN.  Married 3 Aug 1934.

9246

1E

6

Brown

Lewis Oscar

28 Jun 1907

24 Jan 1974

Son of Oscar & Lottie (SNIDER) BROWN.


(Click here to view obituary.)

No headstone found.
 

?

?

Brown

Lottie

1883

1957

nee SNIDER.  Wife of Oscar BROWN.  Married 4 Jul 1901 in Wabash County, Illinois.  Daughter of William "Bill" & Lilly (LAGRANGE) SNIDER.


“Mother”

9582

2A

2

Brown

Mable E

1896

1978

Wife of Claud O BROWN.  Married 17 Aug 1913.

9245

1E

6

Brown

Malissa J

--

21 Dec 1913

Second wife of Jhn. L BROWN.

Aged 52 Y. 6 M. 21 D.

“Mother”

8466

8469

1B

13

Brown

Mary Elizabeth

6 Mar 1879

22 Mar 1964

--

9566

2A

2

Brown

Monzell

3 Aug 1926

4 Apr 2012

nee RIGGS.  Wife of Arval C BROWN. 


Married 29 Aug 1946.


Daughter of Aaron & Mabel Ida Bell (BAKER) RIGGS.  


Our Children:  David W, Rella Mae.


(Click here to view obituary.)

3954

3955

2E

9

Brown

Nettie D

1883

19__

Wife of William H BROWN.

7907

1C

14

Brown

Oscar

1881

1952

Husband of Lottie (LAGRANGE) BROWN.  Married 4 Jul 1901 in Wabash County, Illinois.


“Father”

9583

2A

2

Brown

Rebecca

1861

1890

First wife of Joseph C BROWN.

8813

1D

5

Brown

Rella

27 Jul 1900

6 Jan 1978

nee THOMPSON.  Wife of Arval Clark BROWN, Sr.

9287

1E

7

Brown

Robert "Bud"

2 Jun 1940

18 Sep 2015

Husband of Carrol J (DAVIS) BROWN. 


Married:  17 Apr 1992.


Son of Earl & Hazel (FULTON) BROWN.   


Children:  Harold "Tank," Debby, Barbara, Robert, Carol.


(Click here to view obituary.)

3945

3946

2E

6

Brown

Ruth Ann

2 Oct 1933

--

Wife of Chester R BROWN, Jr.  Married 27 Jun 1953.

10279

2D

3

Brown

Sarah A

1873

1923

Second wife of Joseph C BROWN.

8814

1D

5

Brown

Sarah Elizabeth

--

18 Nov 187?

Daughter of James F & Disa A BROWN.

Aged 6 ys. 8 ms. ? ds.

(Bottom right corner or the stone is damaged.)

8439

1B

13

Brown

Sarah J

--

19 Mar 1894

First wife of Jhn. L BROWN.

Age 43 Y. 8 M. 13 D.

“Mother””

8461

8467

1B

13

Brown

Velma M

3 Nov 1920

31 Jul 1992

nee THOMPSON.  Wife of Charles Douglas BROWN.

11127

2D

22

Brown

William H

1866

1954

Husband of Nettie D BROWN.

7907

1C

14

Brown

William K

--

26 May 1867

Son of David & Elizabeth Ann (KENDLE) BROWN.


Aged 30 Ys. 5 Ms. 3 Ds.

8455

1B

13

Brown

Zella V

--

10 Jan 1897

Daughter of Jhn. L & Malissa J BROWN.

Aged 3 M. 15 D.

(Note:  Given name marked is displaced in Row 12.)

8468

8392

1B

13

Brubeck

John W

1890

1963

Husband of Lula E BRUBECK.

9683

2A

4

Brubeck

Lula E

1894

1989

Wife of John W BRUBECK.

9683

2A

4

Bruce

Bessie Montgomery

2 Apr 1895

--

Wife of George O BRUCE.

8191

1B

7

Bruce

Elizabeth C

1905

1997

Wife of Garvin BRUCE.

9040

1E

2

Bruce

Garvin

1901

1970

Husband of Elizabeth C BRUCE.

“Father”

9039

1E

2

Bruce

George L

1930

1950

Son of Garvin & Elizabeth C BRUCE.

9041

1E

2

Bruce

George O

19 Apr 1894

3 Aug 1928

Husband of Bessie MONTGOMERY BRUCE.

8190

1B

7

Brucks

Gaige Carter

9 Dec 1997

9 Dec 1997

Infant son of Jason & Telisa (MEADOWS) CARTER BRUCKS.

11046

2D

18

Brunson

Aaron

abt 1845

--

Son of William & Susan BRUNSON.

Pvt., Co. F 33 Ind. Inf.  Enlisted 18 Nov 1863, mustered out 21 Jul 1865.

7673

1C

3

Brunson

Enos

abt 1841

--

Husband of Sarah J (CARBAUGH) BRUNSON.  Married 18 Aug 1867.  Son of William & Susan BRUNSON.

Pvt., Co. F 33rd Ind. Inf.  Enlisted 16 Sep 1861, mustered out 21 Jul 1865.

7672

1C

3

Brunson

Martha W

22 Jul 1858

22 Sep 1864

Daughter of Francis & Sophia BRUNSON.

7739

1C

6

Brunson

Sophia

23 Oct 1831

15 Nov 1875

Wife of Francis BRUNSON.

7740

1C

6

Brunson

Susan F

15 Sep 1861

5 Feb 1873

Daughter of Francis & Sophia BRUNSON.

7741

1C

6

Bryan

Alice

1891

1961

Wife of Alph BRYAN.

9629

2A

3

Bryan

Alph

1886

1958

Husband of Alice BRYAN.

9629

2A

3

Bryant

Mary Ellen

27 Apr 1938

15 Jan 2006

nee JACKSON.  Wife of Robert M “Spanky” BRYANT.  Married 11 Jun 1958.  Daughter of Amos Coy & Nana Lee JACKSON. 


(Click here to view obituary.)

4518

2E

6

Bryant

Robert M “Spanky”

17 Feb 1936

11 Apr 2013

Husband of Mary Ellen (JACKSON) BRYANT.  Married 11 Jun 1958.  Son of Golden & Evangeline (LASHBROOK) BRYANT. 


(Click here to view obituary.)

4518

2E

6



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.