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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   24 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

Eads

Anna E

21 Jan 1883

8 Aug 1968

Wife of Jacob “Jake” EADS.

9646

2A

3

Eads

Christopher Dean

26 May 1965

26 May 1965

--

9648

2A

3

Eads

Ethel I

1900

1957

Wife of William H EADS.

“Mother”

9575

2A

2

Eads

Jacob “Jake”

31 Jan 1876

15 Jun 1964

Husband of Anna E EADS.

9646

2A

3

Eads

Joe G

23 Jul 1920

31 Oct 2013

Husband of O Jean (NOSSETT) EADS.  Married 8 Sep 1946.


Son of John & Elma (KIRK) EADS. 


US Army, 95th Infantry Division, WW II.



(Click here to view obituary.)

1306

2E

16

Eads

O Jean

27 Sep 1925

--

nee NOSSETT.  Wife of Joe G EADS.  Married 8 Sep 1946.

1306

2E

16

Eads

William H

1900

1976

Husband of Ethel I EADS.

“Father”

9575

2A

2

Easley

Berthel E “Gene”

28 Mar 1931

21 Mar 2000

Husband of Wilma I EASLEY.  Married 25 Jul 1951.

“Our Children:  Sharon and Mike”

10464

2D

11

Easley

Wilma I

10 Apr 1928

--

Wife of Berthel E “Gene” EASLY.  Married 25 Jul 1951.

“Our Children:  Sharon and Mike”

10464

2D

11

Eaton

Betty Melton

8 Feb 1931

8 May 1970

nee MELTON.

9776

2A

5

Eck

Wilma J Hadfield

5 Apr 1920

1 May 2007

nee HADFIELD.  Second wife of Sidney A ECK.  Daughter of Bert G & Isabella M (WAGNER) HADFIELD.


(Click here to view obituary.)

9375

1F

2

Eckensberger

Ula S Alcorn

24 Dec 1911

21 Sep 1994

nee ALCORN.  Wife of Edgar J ECKENSBERGER.

8725

1D

1

Edgar

Charles Orville

1917

1949

Son of Robert M & Mamie I EDGAR.

9503

1F

7

Edgar

Mamie I

30 May 1895

30 Julo 1976

Wife of Robert M EDGAR.

9504

1F

7

Edgar

Robert M

11 Apr 1896

11 Sep 1979

Husband of Mamie I EDGAR.

9504

1F

7

Edwards

Alice B

1887

1972

Wife of Clarence EDWARDS.

9736

2A

5

Edwards

Clarence

19 Sep 1896

4 Sep 1955

Husband of Alice B EDWARDS.


Indiana, Pvt., Base Hosp. 69, WW I.

9736

9737

2A

5

Edwards

Ina Marie Phillips

2 Aug 1935

8 Apr 2009

nee HARTLEY.  Wife of Charles Max PHILLIPS, 1st, married 13 Oct 1960; and Dale EDWARDS, 2nd, married 16 Jan 2005.  Daughter of Golden & Elva (SLINKER) HARTLEY. 


(Click here to view obituary.)

1668

2A

7

Eggleston

S Logan

--

13 Dec 1991

(Added from cemetery records.  Lot #068)

No headstone found.
 

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Elgan

Cora Lee

29 Jul 1900

20 Oct 1992

Wife of Earnest W ELGAN.

9618

2A

3

Elgan

Earnest

--

May 1965

Added from cemetery records.

No headstone found.
 

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?

Elgan

Earnest W

21 Aug 1900

26 Sep 1966

Husband of Cora Lee ELGAN. 


USNRF, WW I.


9618

2A

3

Elgan

Herald E

1936

1936

--

9354

1F

1

Elliott

Clarence Wilshire "Joe"

30 Aug 1910

12 Feb 1997

Husband of Martha R (HUNT) ELLIOTT.

Married 4 Jan 1933.  Son of John & Emma (SLAUGHTERBACK) ELLIOTT. 


(Click here to view obituary.)

9593

2A

2

Elliott

Martha R "Mart"

4 Apr 1915

29 Sep 1992

nee HUNT.  Wife of Clarence Wilshire "Joe" ELLIOTT.

Married 4 Jan 1933.  Daughter of John & Sarah (ELSFELER) HUNT. 


(Click here to view obituary.)

9593

2A

2

Ellis

Janet Lankford

23 May 1931

19 Jul 2000

Daughter of Jessie LANKFORD MOODY.

“Mother of:  Bill, Bob, Jim, Nina, Richard.”

9435

9436

1F

4

Ellison

Claude H

1887

1968

Husband of Hazel M ELLISON.

9672

2A

4

Ellison

Hazel M

1892

1976

Wife of Claude H ELLISON.

9672

2A

4

Elmore

Sharon Jane

7 Nov 1948

17 Aug 2000

nee VITITO. 


Wife of ? WATSON; and ? ELMORE. 


Daughter of James W & Iva P (HOBSON) VITITO.

4015

2F

1

Elsfelder

John Daniel

26 Aug 1850

18 Oct 1929

Husband of Martha Jane (FLINN) ELSFELDER. 


Son of Daniel & Henrietta (OSBORNE)  ELSFELDER.


(Click here to view obituary.)

8539

1B

15

Elsfelder

Lydia

28 Oct 1894

13 Aug 1897

Daughter of John D & Martha J ELSFELDER.


Aged 3 yrs. ? ms. ? ds.

8541

8540

1B

15

Elsfelder

Martha Jane

1853

1917

nee FLINN.  Wife of John Daniel ELSFELDER. 


(Click here to view obituary.)

8539

1B

15

Embree

Albert H

1886

1942

Husband of Ina Mae EMBREE.

8220

1B

8

Embree

Cora D

24 Apr 1896

29 Jan 1984

nee DICKEY.  Second wife of William Lamon EMBREE.

8249

1B

8

Embree

Cynthia A

20 May 1826

20 Aug 1899

Wife of James H EMBREE.

“Mother”

8514

8516

1B

14

Embree

Dale

--

26 Sep 1890

Daughter of Henry T & Sarah E EMBREE.

Aged 9 Ms.

(Note:  Mother and daughter died on same date.)

8798

1D

5

Embree

Debra Sue

7 Nov 1955

16 Aug 2006

Daughter of Robert A EMBREE & Mary Jane  EMBREE COCHRAN.


(Note:  See also Debbie LASLEY.)


(Click here to view obituary.)

11105

2D

21

Embree

Harvey A

1889

1955

Husband of Louisa B EMBREE.

8206

1B

7

Embree

Henry L

15 Mar 1883

26 Jun 1953

--

8221

1B

8

Embree

Henry T

14 Apr 1846

15 Dec 1896

Husband of Lydia E EMBREE, 1st; and Sarah E EMBREE, 2nd.  Son of John & Paulina EMBREE.

8799

1D

5

Embree

Ina Mae

1888

1970

Wife of Albert H EMBREE.

8220

1B

8

Embree

James H

29 Aug 1819

4 Dec 1880

Husband of Cynthia A EMBREE.

“Father”

8517

8518

1B

14

Embree

John

3 Sep 1817

2? Feb 1864

First husband of Paulina EMBREE KENDLE.

8795

1D

5

Embree

John M

4 Oct 1850

26 Jan 1880

Aged (illegible).

(Stone is badly worn.)

8442

1B

13

Embree

John T

1850

1899

Husband of Laura E EMBREE.

8222

1B

8

Embree

Laura E

1854

1928

Wife of John T EMBREE.

8222

1B

8

Embree

Louisa B

1887

1992

Wife of Harvey A EMBREE.

8206

1B

7

Embree

Lydia E

--

9 Oct 1875

First wife of Henry T EMBREE. 

Aged 19 Ys. 10 Ms. 10 Ds.

8800

1D

5

Embree

Lydia E

--

16 Jul 1876

Daughter of Henry T & Lydia E EMBREE.

Aged 9 Ms. 9 Ds.

8801

1D

5

Embree

Mark Allen

26 Dec 1956

17 Jun 1996

Husband of Lisa EMBREE.

“Father of: Brittney”

11106

11107

2D

21

Embree

Martha Isabella

May 1875

1938

nee GARRISON.  First wife of William Leamon EMBREE.


Daughter of Thomas J & Ellen GARRISON.

8248

1B

8

Embree

Mary E

9 Jun 1857

23 May 1902

Wife of A B EMBREE.

“Mother”

8204

8205

1B

7

Embree

Samuel M

1854

1938

Son of James H & Cynthia A EMBREE.

8519

1B

14

Embree

Sarah E

--

26 Sep 1890

Second wife of Henry T EMBREE.

Aged 22 Y. 10 M. 29 D.

(Note:  Mother and daughter died on same date.)

8798

1D

5

Embree

Stephen W "Steve"

10 May 1960

26 Nov 2002

--

11108

2D

21

Embree

Velma R

1910

1977

--

8219

1B

8

Embree

W H T

--

5 Aug 1855

Son of James H & Cynthia A EMBREE.

Aged 7 Y. 6 M. 16 D.

8515

1B

14

Embree

William 

12 Jan 1795

21 Oct 1862

Husband of Elizabeth (WOODS) EMBREE.  Married 23 Nov 1814 in Gibson County, Indiana. 


Son of Joshua & Elizabeth "Betsy" (EDMONDSON) EMBREE.


Aged:  67 Y, 9 M, 9 D.

8524

1B

14

Embree

William Leamon

17 Dec 1877

26 May 1972

Husband of Martha Isabelle (GARRISON) EMBREE, 1st; and Cora (DICKEY) EMBREE, 2nd.


Son of John T & Laura E (MANGRUM) EMBREE.

8248

1B

8

Emmerson

William Clarence

1 Sep 1896

16 Feb 1899

--

8882

1D

8

Engler

Paul D

31 Jul 1924

12 Feb 2014

Husband of Virginia L (TAYLOR)
ENGLER.  Married 21 Aug 1945. 


Son of Hassel & Pearl (SELBY) ENGLER.


Our Sons: Daniel R, Tim A.

 

Our Grandchildren:  Ashley, Jared, Tally. 


US Army.

 


(Click here to view obituary.)



(NOTE:  Prior to 2012 this headstone was located at Maple Hill Cemetery on Sec. 17, Row 4, Lot 33.)


3949

3950

2E

8

Engler

Virginia L

29 May 1926

5 Jan 2016

nee TAYLOR.  Wife of Paul D ENGLER. 


Married 21 Aug 1945. 


Daughter of Glenn & Jessie (BENBROOK) TAYLOR.


Our Sons: Daniel R, Tim A. 

Our Grandchildren:  Ashley, Jared, Tally. 


(Click here to view obituary.)



(NOTE:  Prior to 2012 this headstone was located at Maple Hill Cemetery on Lot 17, Row 4, Lot 33.)

3949

3950

2E

8

Ervin

Anna D

1867

1955

Wife of Robert F ERVIN.

7878

1C

13

Ervin

Glenn D

1891

1957

Husband of Marjorie E (TRIPPETT) ERVIN.

7877

1C

13

Ervin

Marjorie E

15 Jun 1896

7 Oct 1977

nee TRIPPETT.  Wife of Glenn D ERVIN.

7877

1C

13

Ervin

Robert F

1861

1949

Husband of Anna D ERVIN.

7878

1C

13

Erwin

Charles

--

9 Jul 1880

Aged 74 YEARS 6 M”S. 4 D’S.

8354

1B

11

Erwin

Charles Victor

11 Nov 1871

3 Aug 18??

Son of John T & Maria ERWIN.

8358

1B

11

Erwin

Infant

--

11 Apr 1866

Infant daughter of John T & Maria ERWIN.

8356

1B

11

Erwin

R J

--

31 Jul 1891

Aged 45 Y’s. 6 M’s. 25 D’s.

8353

8355

1B

11

Eskew

Edna A

1891

1985

Wife of William M ESKEW.

9038

1E

2

Eskew

James W

3 Dec 1920

22 Jan 2011

Son of William M & Edna (COATS) ESKEW.

Photo not yet available.
 

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?

Eskew

William M

1895

1950

Husband of Edna A ESKEW.

9038

1E

2

Evensen

George H

25 Jun 1930

30 Sep 1998

--

11288

2F

1

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.