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Genealogy


Cemetery Records with photographs of headstones.



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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  27 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

Wood

Francis H, Dr.

1850

1941

Husband of Lida WOOD.

9345

1E

8

Wood

Lida

1866

1952

Wife of Dr. Francis H WOOD.

9346

1E

8

Woods

A C

12 May 1831

21 Jun 1914

Wife of W L WOODS.

8790

1D

4

Woods

Albert Franklin "Frank"

1858

1939

Husband of Mary L (BOYLE) WOODS.  Married 8 Sep 1881.

7636

1C

1

Woods

Alvey E

8 Sep 1867

16 Sep 1867

Son of Isaac & Mary E WOODS.

Aged 8 days.

8942

8937

1D

10

Woods

Amanda

17 Aug 1843

15 Jun 1906

nee SPORE.  Wife of Isaac N WOODS.

(Click here to view obituary.)

7821

1C

10

Woods

Andrew Lewis

--

12 Sep 1872

Son of W L & A C WOODS.

Aged 6 Y. 10 M. 7 D.

8791

8792

1D

4

Woods

Anna

1823

1911

--

8655

1B

17

Woods

Anna Louise

17 Oct 1859

18 Jul 1949

nee SPORE.  Wife of Joseph H WOODS.

8134

1B

5

Woods

Arnett Archibald

21 Aug 1903

12 Jun 1957

Husband of Esther Luvera (RANSFORD) WOODS.   Married 19 Mar 1927 at Mount Carmel, Wabash, Illinois

9568

2A

2

Woods

Bertha M

1879

1983

Wife of Henry E WOODS.

9206

1E

5

Woods

Bessie A

25 Aug 1880

20 Jul 1881

Daughter of Isaac & Mary E WOODS.

Aged 10 m’s. 27 d’s.

8949

8937

1D

10

Woods

Betty L

27 Aug 1930

--

nee CONKLIN.  Wife of Howard Loyd "Woody" WOODS, Sr.  Married 26 Jul 1948.


“Our Children:  Howard L Jr., Walter R, Brenda J”

1597

1598

2D

13

Woods

C Gertrude

1887

1968

Wife of Evert B WOODS.

9609

2A

2

Woods

Carl L

1890

1972

Husband of Leona WOODS.

9247

1E

6

Woods

Charety Eckly

3 Sep 1859

4 Jun 1880

Wife of William H WOODS. 


Married:  17 Sep 1879.


Aged 20 yrs. 9 ms. 1 d.

8218

1B

8

Woods

Charlie E

29 Aug 1871

6 Sep 1871

Son of Isaac & Mary E WOODS.

Aged 7 days

8940

8937

1D

10

Woods

David C

--

30 Jan 18??

Aged 6 Yrs. 4 Ms. 3 D.

8395

1B

12

Woods

David T

9 Jul 1863

15 Jan 1866

Son of Isaac & Mary E WOODS.

Aged 3 y’s 5 m’s 6 d’s.

8946

8937

1D

10

Woods

Deloris J

30 Jul 1932

2 Aug 1932

“Daughter”

7941

1C

16

Woods

Dora

3 Nov 1885

14 Mar 1976

Wife of Rev. Louis WOODS. 


Daughter of Thomas & Rachel (WOODS) ANDERSON.

8258

1B

9

Woods

Doyle E

3 Apr 1931

--

Husband of Sharon S WOODS.  Married 15 Oct 1953.

“Our Daughters:  Tara, Deborah, Melissa”

10481

10482

2D

12

Woods

Earl J

30 Nov 1921

1 Apr 2005

Husband of Wanda N WOODS.  Married 4 Sep 1943.

Capt., US Army, WW II., Korea, Vietnam.

9073

9074

1E

3

Woods

Eleanor

11 Jan 1826

12 Aug 1883

Wife of Joseph J WOODS.

Aged 63 Y’S. 7 M’S. 1 D.

“Mother”

8135

8136

1B

5

Woods

Eliza E

19 Apr 1858

11 Jul 1948

--

7833

1C

10

Woods

Eliza E

24 Nov 1870

26 Mar 1935

nee BROWN.  Wife of George W WOODS. 


Daughter of John Leman & Sarah Jane (CLARK) BROWN.

9265

1E

7

Woods

Elizabeth Jane

17 Sep 1850

29 Oct 1936

nee BRAZELTON.  Wife of Samuel H WOODS. 


Married 30 Sep 1874. 


Daughter of John B & Nancy (COLVIN) BRAZELTON.

8129

1B

5

Woods

Ellis

1880

1960

Husband of Jessie WOODS.

8123

1B

5

Woods

Elsie Olive

13 Aug 1894

11 Feb 1995

nee SPORE.  Wife of Grover C WOODS, 1st; and Earl R SMITH, 2nd. 


Daughter of Andrew J "Jack" & Alice (FRAVEL) SPORE.


(Note:  See also -- SMITH, Elsie Olive.)


(Click here to view obituary.)



(Click here to read an early autobiography and an article regarding her 100th birthday.)

9057

1E

2

Woods

Emma Lou

--

24 Feb 1938

--

9365

1F

1

Woods

Emma O

--

3 Nov 1885

Daughter of James H & Jane G WOODS.

8399

1B

12

Woods

Esther Luvera

22 Apr 1908

16 Sep 1944

nee RANSFORD.  Wife of Arnett Archibald WOODS.  Married 19 Mar 1927 at Mount Carmel, Wabash, Illinois.


Daughter of Roscoe Murry "Merrs" RANSFORD & Mary Ethel (DAVIS) RANSFORD MILLER.

9495

1F

7

Woods

Ethel

1884

1934

Wife of Simon G WOODS.

9366

1F

1

Woods

Evert B

1884

1958

Husband of C Gertrude WOODS.

9609

2A

2

Woods

Fern Ruth

11 Apr 1921

21 Aug 2012

nee GHOLSON.  Wife of Ralph P WOODS.  Married 23 Jul 1938.  Daughter of Warren GHOLSON & Esther (NICHOLSON) GHOLSON MUNDELL.


(Click here to view obituary.)

4449

1C

16

Woods

Flossie S

6 Feb 1896

28 Feb 1943

Wife of George K WOODS. 


“Mother”

9506

1F

7

Woods

Floyd S

7 Jun 1908

6 Jul 1909

Son of P N & G M WOODS.

7834

1C

10

Woods

Francis H

--

1 Nov 1900

Aged 43 Yrs. 24 Days.

7832

1C

10

Woods

Freelove

4 Apr 1812

7 Apr 1871

nee WIGGINS.  Wife of Patrick N WOODS. 


Married 20 Nov 1832.


Daughter of James H & Martha M WIGGINS.


Aged 59 yrs. 3 ds.

“Mother”

7707

7706

1C

5

Woods

George K

28 Feb 1891

9 Jan 1976

Husband of Flossie S WOODS.


Son of Isaac Arnett & Mary K (McDOWELL) WOODS.


“Father”

9506

1F

7

Woods

George W

12 Apr 1868

18 Jan 1958

Husband of Eliza E (BROWN) WOODS

9264

1E

7

Woods

Gertrude

20  Jun 1890

17 Dec 1892

Daughter of Albert Franklin & Mary Louisa (BOYLE) WOODS.


On same stone as “Infant” WOODS.

7635

1C

1

Woods

Grover C

1894

18 Oct 1952

First husband of Elsie O (SPORE) WOODS SMITH.

(Click here to view obituary.)

9057

1E

2

Woods

H Leon

1900

1982

--

8561

8560

1B

15

Woods

H Shelby

29 Nov 1913

26 Feb 1973

Son of Patrick N & Nancy A WOODS.

9344

1E

8

Woods

Harry M

10 Jun 1913

6 Sep 1994

Husband of Helen M WOODS. 


Married 13 Oct 1945.


“Our Children:  Suzanne, Suzanne E, Rich A”

10510

10511

2D

14

Woods

Harvey Elmer

1 Nov 1879

26 Jan 1954

Husband of Nora Belle (TAYLOR) WOODS. 


Son of Joseph & Anna (SPORE) WOODS.

7946

1C

16

Woods

Helen M

9 Sep 1910

26 Dec 1993

Wife of Harry M WOODS. 


Married 13 Oct 1945.


“Our Children:  Suzanne, Suzanne E, Rich A”

10510

10511

2D

14

Woods

Henry E

1876

1951

Husband of Bertha M WOODs.

9206

1E

5

Woods

Herman Brenton

20 Mar 1912

20 Dec 1979

Husband of Dorothy WOODS, 1st; and Mary Martha CAMPBELL WOODS, 2nd, married 24 Nov 1948 in Pike County, Indiana.


Son of Patrick Newton & Nancy Ada (LAMPKINS) WOODS.

No headstone found or identified
 

?

?

Woods

Howard Loyd, "Woody" Sr.

1 Mar 1925

2 Jan 2011

Husband of Betty L (CONKLIN) WOODS.  Married 26 Jul 1948.  Son of John & Stella (CAPPS) WOODS.


“Our Children:  Howard L Jr., Walter R, Brenda J" 


Pfc., US Army, WW II.



(Click here to view obituary.)

1597

1598

2D

13

Woods

Infant

20 Dec 1892

20 Dec 1892

Infant son of Albert Franklin "Frank & Mary Louisa (BOYLE) WOODS. 


Sister of Gertrude WOODS.

7635

1C

1

Woods

Infant

17 Dec 1886

24 Dec 1886

Infant son of Samuel H & Elizabeth J WOODS.

8128

1B

5

Woods

Infant

--

20 Jan 1876

Son of  John D & Mary A WOODS.

8262

1B

9

Woods

Infant

?

?

Son of John D & Mary A  WOODS.

(Most of stone is buried.)

8264

1B

9

Woods

Infant

7 Jun 1863

7 Jun 1863

Infant daughter of Isaac & Mary E WOODS.

8944

8937

1D

10

Woods

Infant

15 Mar 1866

15 Mar 1866

Infant son of Isaac & Mary E WOODS.

8937

1D

10

Woods

Isaac

--

7 Feb 1891

Husband of Mary E WOODS.

Aged 50 y’s. 10 m’s. 15 d’s.

8952

1D

10

Woods

Isaac Arnett

18 Sep 1848

4 Mar 1937

Husband of Mary K (McDOWELL) WOODS, 1st, married 27 Jul 1869; and Rachel Isabelle "Bell" (BRAZELTON)  ANDERSON WOODS, 2nd, 1925. 


Son of Joseph M & Elizabeth C (BINGHAM) WOODS.


Pvt., Co. E, 136th Reg. Indiana Infantry.


8531

1B

14

Woods

Isaac Miller

28 Mar 1910

13 Jun 1950

--

9204

1E

5

Woods

Isaac N

30 Sep 1841

17 Sep 1885

Husband of Amanda (SPORE) WOODS.

Co. B, 58th Ind. Inf.


(Click here to view obituary.)

7821

1C

10

Woods

Isaac T

1856

1913

Husband of Mary F WOODS.

“Father”

8654

1B

17

Woods

James H

24 Dec 1821

20 May 1874

Husband of Jane G WOODS.

“Father”

8396

8398

1B

12

Woods

James Oliver

24 Apr 1915

2 Jan 1919

Son of John W & Millie (SPRAGGINS) WOODS.


Note:  Buried here 4 Jan 1919.

No headstone found
 

?

?

Woods

James T

1859

1877

--

8634

1B

16

Woods

Jane G

8 May 1826

3 Oct 1899

Wife of James H WOODS.

“Mother”

8396

8397

1B

12

Woods

Jeanette Fern

4 Aug 1905

14 Mar 1992

(14 Mar 1991)

nee HENRY.  Wife of William Vincent WOODS. 


Daughter of John & Dora (NOBLE) HENRY.

9901

2A

7

Woods

Jerry L

14 May 1926

10 Dec 1998

“Father”

10509

2D

14

Woods

Jessie

1886

1909

Wife of Ellis WOODS.

8123

1B

5

Woods

Jno. F

1858

1916

Husband of Laura E WOODS.

8786

1D

4

Woods

John

1863

--

Husband of Unit WOODS.

9361

1F

1

Woods

John A

5 May 1885

4 Nov 1929

Husband of Stella M WOODS.

8025

1A

2

Woods

John B

1869

1929

Husband of Mary K WOODS.

8563

8560

1B

15

Woods

John Orr

23 Apr 1848

8 Aug 1924

Husband of Mary Rebecca (FRAVEL) WOODS, 1st, married 4 Feb 1873; and Mary A (RHOTEN) WOODS, 2nd, married 5 Agu 1877.


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

8259

1B

9

Woods

John W

10 May 1843

28 May 1871

Son of Patrick N & Freelove (WIGGINS) WOODS.

Aged 28 Y’s. 18 d’s. 


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


7696

1C

4

Woods

John Wesley

18 Dec 1885

24 Nov 1971

Husband of Sarah Edith WOODS.

9174

1E

5

Woods

Joseph

22 Aug 1745

16 Jan 1835

Husband of Mary (HAMILTON) WOODS.  Married 28 Jan 1768 in Charlottesville, Albermarle, Virginia. 


Son of Michael & Ann (LAMBERT) WOODS, JR.


Revolutionary War.

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


(On 13 Nov 1934, relatives moved what remains could be found from Marsh Creek to this cemetery.  His old sandstone marker apparently was also moved, but has not survived, or is not now readable..)


Later descendants erected a monument to him at MARSH CREEK Cemetery -- see listing there! 


(Click here to see newspaper article from 13 Nov 1934.)



No headstone found or identified
 

?

?

Woods

Joseph H

22 Jun 1859

5 Feb 1930

Husband of Anna Louise (SPORE) WOODS. 


Son of Joseph J & Eleanor (MAUCK) WOODS.

8134

1B

5

Woods

Joseph J

18 Aug 1822

9 Feb 1877

Husband of Eleanor WOODS.

Aged 54 Y’S. 5 M”S. 11 D’S.

“Father”

8137

8138

1B

5

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.