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Cemetery Records with photographs of headstones.

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Maple Hill Cemetery


Princeton, Patoka Township

Gibson County, Indiana

Coordinates:Latitude, 38.3433 N;  Longitude, -87.5419 W
Congressional Location:SE-1/4; NE-1/4; SECTION 17; TOWNSHIP 2S; RANGE 10W
Common Directions:

Southeast side of Princeton. Located at the east end of Ohio Street, just east of the intersection with County Road 100E.  Adjacent and to the east of St. Joseph Cemetery.

Last updated   23 Jun 2016

The following list is an attempt to show all known graves, using several different sources; headstone photographs, 2011,  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 us know.  Corrections and updates accepted.     email016.gif (1209 bytes)

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Surname

Given Name

Birth Date

Death Date

Notes & Inscriptions

Photo#      Photo

Sect-
ion

Row

Lot
No.

Cameron

Hazel Slifer

1904

1950

nee SLIFER.  Daughter of Daniel D & Ethel SLIFER.

9629


16

22

56

Caniff

Adelia B

2 Oct 1922

10 Feb 1989

nee PAVEY.  Wife of Luther L “Punk” CANIFF.  Married 19 Jun 1929.

7626

3

1

18

Caniff

Diane

1941

11 Aug 1941

--

2355

13

3

23

Caniff

Ella

1876

1948

nee SHAFER.  Wife of Willmer CANIFF.  Married 3 Aug 1898 in Pike County, Indiana.

9314

16

13

84

Caniff

John William

28 May 1931

6 Sep 1993

Son of Louis H “Pood” & Marian J CANIFF.

Cpl, US Army, Korea.

9312

16

13

84

Caniff

Louis M “Pood”

4 Sep 1906

17 Jul 1970

Husband of Marian J CANIFF.  Married 3 May 1930.

9313

16

13

84

Caniff

Luther L “Punk”

30 Sep 1907

21 Sep 1991

Husband of Adelia B (PAVEY) CANIFF.  Married 19 Jun 1929.

7626

3

1

18

Caniff

Marian J

16 Nov 1912

5 Apr 2001

Wife of Louis M “Pood” CANIFF.  Married 3 May 1930.

9313

16

13

84

Caniff

Willmer

1868

1 Jul 1964

Husband of Ella (SHAFER) CANIFF.  Married 3 Aug 1898 in Pike County, Indiana.

9314

16

13

84

Cansler

Agnes G

1896

10 Aug 1951

Wife of Howard R CANSLER.

“Mother”

8915

14

41

104

Cansler

Bessie M

1893

28 Oct 1977

Wife of Clyde G CANSLER.

9309

16

13

86

Cansler

Clyde G

1889

31 May 1951

Husband of Bessie M CANSLER.

Sgt., 49th Co. Trans. Corp., WW I

9309

16

13

86

Cansler

Florence M

26 Jun 1934

--

Wife of Glenn M CANSLER.  Married 20 Oct 1989.

“My Children:  Debra, Diana, Karen”

8529

8530

14

17

189

Cansler

Glenn M

20 Feb 1926

18 Sep 2002

Husband of Florence M CANSLER.  Married 20 Oct 1989.

“My Children:  Bruce, Mark, Melanie”

PR3, US Navy, WW II.

8529

8530

14

17

189

Cansler

Howard R

1897

1966

Husband of Agnes G CANSLER.

“Father”

8915

14

41

104

Cansler

Howard R, Jr.

30 Jan 1928

12 Jun 1992

Pvt., US Army, KOREA, Purple Heart.

9310

16

13

86

Cantrell

Clinton L

8 Oct 1871

12 Dec 1950

Husband of Sallie E CANTRELL.

“Father”

8528

14

17

193

Cantrell

Jessie H

25 Oct 1896

23 Sep 1916

Daughter of Clinton L & Sallie E CANTRELL.

8528

14

17

193

Cantrell

Sallie E

15 Apr 1873

28 Jul 1961

Wife of Clinton L CANTRELL.

“Mother”

8528

14

17

193

Capehart

Randall E

15 Oct 1924

12 Jan 2001

Husband of Zetta M (SMITH) CAPEHART.  Married 6 Apr 1946

S1, US Navy, WW II.

1472

7763

5

1

39

Capehart

Randall E, Jr.

8 Jun 1947

7 Aug 1966

Son of Randall E & Zetta M (SMITH) CAPEHART, Sr.

7760

5

1

39

Capehart

Zetta Mae

15 Mar 1927

20 Mar 2012

nee SMITH.  Wife of Randall E CAPEHART, Sr.  Married 6 Apr 1946.  Daughter of Oscar M & Bessie W (MOUNTS) SMITH. 


(Click here to view obituary.)

1472

5

1

39

Carey

Dixie L

7 Nov 1934

16 Jul 2003

nee FARRIS.  Wife of Harold L “Ab” CAREY.  Married 7 Jan 1956.

7683

3

4

10

Carey

Harold L “Ab”

10 Jul 1931

10 Oct 1994

Husband of Dixie L (FARRIS) CAREY.  Married 7 Jan 1956.

SP3, US Army, Korea.

7683

3

4

10

Cargal

Joseph, Jr. "Joe"

24 Nov 1938

5 Sep 2011

Husband of Shirley CARGAL. 


Son of Joseph & Odyne (NOLAND) CARGAL, Sr.

US Air Force

(Click here to view obituary.)

2295

3

6

3

Cargal

William S “Bill”

17 Oct 1967

23 Jan 1984

Son of Joseph "Joe" & Shirley CARGAL, Jr.

“Killed in car-train” accident.

(Click here to view news article.)

7740

7739

3

6

3

Carithers

Billy Bob

1930

1946

(Note:  Thought to be the son of Ralph & Olive M (McCLURE) CARITHERS.)

7973

5

12

14

Carithers

Joseph P "Joe Prent"

5 Oct 1919

--

Husband of Martha A (SMITH) CARITHERS.  Married 6 Apr 1947.

2940

5

10

44

Carithers

Martha Allison

23 Oct 1920

25 Oct 2014

nee SMITH.  Wife of Joseph P CARITHERS.  Married 6 Apr 1947


Daughter of Chester & Ida (WRIGHT) SMITH. 

(Click here to view obituary.)

2940

5

10

44

Carithers

Mary W

16 Mar 1899

21 Sep 1971

Wife of Prentice P CARITHERS.

Indiana, TEC4, Women’s Army Corps, WW II.

8738

14

26

132

Carithers

Olive M

1899

29 Jul 1982

nee McCLURE.  Wife of Ralph CARITHERS.  Married 10 Sep 1918.

7974

5

12

14

Carithers

Prentice P

Sep 1898

23 Dec 1940

Husband of Mary W CARITHERS.

8737

14

26

132

Carlisle

Bernard H

1886

19 Jan 1965

Husband of Ella M CARLISLE.

9846

17

10

19

Carlisle

Clarence E

6 Jun 1909

25 Jan 1973

Husband of Mary M CARLISLE.

9820

17

9

18

Carlisle

Ella M

1887

25 Jan 1976

Wife of Bernard H CARLISLE.

9845

17

10

19

Carlisle

Lorena M

26 Sep 1917

18 Oct 2008

nee ROBINSON.  Wife of Ray CARLISLE.  Daughter of Wilbert ROBERTSON & Mattie (BRYAN) ROBERTSON WILLIAMS.

Born in Linton, Indiana

(Click here to view obituary.)

9821

17

9

18

Carlisle

Mary M

8 Nov 1920

23 Dec 1972

Wife of Clarence E CARLISLE.

9820

17

9

18

Carlisle

Ray

9 Aug 1912

31 Oct 1988

Husband of Lorena M CARLISLE.

9821

17

9

18

Carlson

Ellen S

4 Jul 1909

17 Nov 1997

--

7708

3

5

1

Carnahan

Archie E

1892

17 Apr 1942

Husband of Nellie M (HALL) CARNAHAN.  Married 1 Dec 1912.  Son of E T & Martha (McWILLIAMS) CARNAHAN.

“Dad”

8690

14

24

166

Carnahan

Donald Eugene

20 Feb 1924

18 Sep 2012

Husband of Gayle Jayne (THOMPSON) CARNAHAN.  Married 10 Nov 1947.  Son of Archie E & Nellie E (HALL) CARNAHAN. 


BM2, US Navy, WW II.

“Father” 

(Click here to view obituary.)

3658

3659

14

25

166

Carnahan

Earl E

1906

24 Sep 1987

Husband of Etta M CARNAHAN.

8090

13

1

21

Carnahan

Etta M

1911

27 May 1978

Wife of Earl E CARNAHAN.

8090

13

1

21

Carnahan

Gayle Jayne

24 Mar 1930

20 Dec 2005

nee THOMPSON.  Wife of Donald Eugene CARNAHAN.  Married 10 Nov 1947.  Daughter of James & Clara Helen THOMPSON.

“Mother”

3658

14

25

166

Carnahan

Harold E

1 Jun 1937

6 Jul 1980

Son of Earl E & Etta M CARNAHAN.

8091

13

1

21

Carnahan

Marion Francis

11 Nov 1938

7 May 1954

--

8119

13

2

22

Carnahan

Nellie M

1890

1992

nee HALL.  Wife of Archie E CARNAHAN.  Married 1 Dec 1912.  Daughter of Jefferson & Alice (FUQUAY) HALL.

“Mom”

8690

14

24

166

Carpenter

Billy Winston “Bill”

24 Oct 1923

24 May 2010

Husband of Virginia Mae "Jenny" (LUTTRELL) CARPENTER.  Son of William & Ona (SMITH) CARPENTER.

Pfc., US Army, Air Forces, WW II.  Purple Heart & OLC


(Click here to view obituary.)

8810

8811

14

30

111

Carpenter - Watkins

Florence R

16 Jul 1906

4 Mar 1996

nee RUSSELL.  Wife of John A CARPENTER, 1st; and John WATKINS, 2nd.

9823

17

9

26

Carpenter

James T

1844

19__

Husband of Margaret H CARPENTER.

9253

16

10

87

Carpenter

John A

1888

27 May 1958

First husband of Florence R (RUSSELL) CARPENTER WATKINS.

9823

17

9

26

Carpenter

John Darrell

1931

1 Mar 1965

Husband of Mary Lou (HUNT) CARPENTER.

Pfc., US Army, Korea.

9699

17

2

29

Carpenter

Margaret H

1857

1927

Wife of James T CARPENTER.

9253

16

10

87

Carpenter

Mary Lou

26 Jun 1932

18 Nov 2008

nee HUNT.  Wife of John Darrell CARPENTER.  Daughter of Jesse & Magdalene (CRANDALL) HUNT. 


(Click here to view obituary.)

9699

17

2

29

Carpenter

Ona

28 Apr 1905

3 May 2002

nee SMITH.  Wife of William CARPENTER.

8868

14

35

101

Carpenter

Virginia Mae

“Ginny”

11 May 1926

13 Oct 2010

nee LUTTRELL.  Wife of Billy Winston “Bill” CARPENTER.  Daughter of Carmel David & Emma Jean (WRIGHT) LUTTRELL.

(Click here to view obituary.)

8810

14

30

111

Carpenter

William

29 Jul 1899

25 Jan 1951

Husband of Ona (SMITH) CARPENTER.

8868

14

35

101

Carr

Bertha Agnes

1908

17 Dec 1986

Wife of William W CARR.

9809

17

9

1

Carr

William W

1902

1 Aug 1961

Husband of Bertha Agnes CARR.

9809

17

9

1

Carrel

John E

1883

12 Jul 1913

Husband of Wilhelmina (COOMES) CARREL.  Married 1 Jan 1911 in Harrison County, Indiana.  Son of John W & Susan A (PRUITT) CARRELL.

8269

14

4

154

Carrel

John W

1853

1929

Husband of Susan A (PRUITT) CARREL.

8271

14

4

178

Carrel

Minerva Jane

1889

23 Mar 1909

Daughter of John W & Susan A (PRUITT) CARREL.

8270

14

4

178

Carrel

Susan A

1859

10 Mar 1916

nee PRUITT.  Wife of John W CARREL. 


Daughter of David & Margaret PRUITT. 

(Click here to view obituary.)

8271

14

4

178

Carrel

Wilhelmina

1888

1916

nee COOMES.  Wife of John E CARREL.  Married 1 Jan 1911 in Harrison County, Indiana. 


Daughter of Sylvester C & Irene F (ROUTH) COOMES.

8269

14

4

154

Carroll

Osburn W

13 Apr 1939

13 Apr 1939

--

8144

13

3

23

Carter

Mary Kathryn Johnson

17 Nov 1919

26 Jul 2008

nee JOHNSON.  Daughter of George & Della E (BARRETT) PARKER JOHNSON.

(Click here to view obituary.)

8285

14

5

155

Carter

Pete

--

--

--

3011

13

3

23

Carter

Reintha Nellie

26 Nov 1902

20 Oct 1988

nee HENDERSON.  Wife of William Posey CARTER.


Daughter of Lewis J & Ella (TOOLEY) HENDERSON.

8134

13

3

23

Carter

William Posey

17 Mar 1896

4 Mar 1943

Husband of Reintha Nellie  (HENDERSON) CARTER.

Son of Franklin W & Corda CARTER.

Born in Zion, Kentucky.

Kentucky, Pvt., US Army.

(Note:  Birth date and place of birth from WW I Draft Reg. Card.)

8136

13

3

23

Cato

Jacob

6 Oct 1852

20 Sep 1901

Husband of Maggie CATO.

“Father”

9191

9192

16

9

87

Cato

Jennie Clyde

1876

10 Mar 1952

nee KELL.  Wife of William W CATO.  Married 27 May 1896.  Daughter of A R & Nancy (WILSON) KELL.

9476

9473

16

17

48

Cato

Maggie

23 Dec 1857

--

Wife of Jacob CATO.

9191

16

9

87

Cato

Margaret Alice

1918

11 Jan 1920

--

9194

16

9

87

Cato

Oscar R

1888

1 Nov 1916

Son of Jacob G & Mary M CATO.

9252

16

10

87

Cato

William W

1872

7 Jun 1915

Husband of Jennie Clyde (KELL) CATO.  Married 27 May 1896.  Son of Jacob & Laura (SHIVELEY) CATO.

9477

9473

16

17

48

Cavett

Charles S “Chuck”

22 Sep 1948

4 May 1995

SP4, US Army, Vietnam.

8067

12

3

58

Chamberlain

Eva Maud

--

26 Oct 1906

Age:  2 years, 6 months, 19 days.

“Last residence:  Huntingburg”

(Note:  From cemetery records.  Row 24, Grave 16.)

NSF

13

?

?

Chambers

Alexander

1853

1902

Husband of Minervia A CHAMBERS.

“Father”

9013

9015

16

4

38

Chambers

Flora

abt 1872

16 Apr 1944

Wife of Walter O CHAMBERS.  Married 6 Sep 1891.  Daughter of William & Grace (ROBERTS) MUNFORD.

(Note:  From cemetery records.  “2nd grave, SE Cor., E ”)

NSF

16

?

22

Chambers

Henry H

1874

15 Jul 1936

Husband of Iva M CHAMBERS. 


Pvt., Spanish American War.  Served  26 Apr 1898 to 23 Nov 1898.


9208

16

9

22

Chambers

Henry P

1839

12 Oct 1903

Husband of Miranda J (JONES) CHAMBERS. 

Pvt., Co. K, 1st Reg. Ohio Infantry.


9232

16

10

22

Chambers

Iva M

1880

1936

Wife of Henry D CHAMBERS.

9208

16

9

22

Chambers

Manervia A

1857

1930

Wife of Alexander CHAMBERS.

“Mother”

9016

9015

16

4

38

Chambers

Miranda J

1841

21 Oct 1916

nee JONES.  Wife of Henry P CHAMBERS.

9231

16

10

22

Chambers

Walter O

abt 1869

5 Nov 1913

Husband of Flora (MUNFORD) CHAMBERS.  Married 6 Sep 1891.  Son of Henry & Marindy (JONES) CHAMBERS.

(Note:  From Cemetery records.)

NSF

16

?

22

Charles

Infant

--

23 Jan 1956

Infant of Lloyd CHARLES.

(Note:  From cemetery records.)

NSF

16

?

29

Charlton

Edward E

4 Dec 1893

2 Jun 1963

Indiana, Pfc., Hq. Co., 152nd Infantry, WW I.

9872

17

11

36

Chesser

John

--

21 Aug 1913

(Note:  From cemetery records.  “Single grave” location not stated.)

NSF

?

?

?

Chesser

John J

abt 1845

1929

Wife of Elizabeth M CHESSER.  Married 7 Jan 1866 in Pike County, Indiana.

Age:  85 years.

(Note:  From cemetery records.)

NSF

14

?

183

Childers

Mary Scott

1914

1 Mar 1996

Age:  72 years.

(Note:  From cemetery records.)

NSF

14

?

114

Christian

George H

1907

1988

Husband of Mary E (SCOTT) CHRISTIAN.

7780

5

2

37

Christian

Mary E Scott

1914

1 Mar 1996

nee SCOTT.  Wife of George H CHRISTIAN.  Daughter of Albert S & Elizabeth C SCOTT.

7779

5

2

37

Clark

Barbara Jean

29 Jan 1943

6 Apr 1975

nee HAMER.  Wife of Barry E CLARK.  Daughter of Otto HAMER, Jr. 


(Click here to view obituary.)

9702

17

2

13

Clark

Barry E

20 Apr 1940

--

Husband of Barbara J CLARK.

9702

17

2

13

Clark

Steven D

8 Mar 1963

17 Mar 2016

Son of Larry L CLARK & Barbara (DANNER) CLARK JONES.

“Father”

(Click here to view obituary.)

2977

12

2

?

Clark

Thomas B

Mar 1855

1903

Husband of Lillian CLARK.

“Father”

7989

5

13

7

Clarke

Annie Rentoul

10 Aug 1863

11 Oct 1911

nee RENTOUL.  Wife of James CLARKE.

9237

16

10

44

Clarke

Erminda R

1896

7 Sep 1956

Daughter of James & Anna CLARKE.

9201

16

9

44

Clarke

James

9 Aug 1854

28 Jan 1921

Husband of Annie (RENTOUL) CLARKE.

9237

16

10

44

Clarke

Mary

--

19 Sep 1942

Infant

(Note:  From cemetery records.)

NSF

16

?

44

Clarke

Mary Jane

--

26 Mar 1903

Sister of James CLARKE.

Age:  66 years.

“Miss”

“Carcinoma of bladder”

(Note:  From cemetery records.)

NSF

16

?

44

Clemens

Charles P

1870

1928

Husband of Ollie C (CLARK) CLEMENS.  Married 25 Dec 1903 in Decatur County, Indiana.  Son of Jasper & Eliza (POOL) CLEMENS.

“Father”

9203

16

9

33

Clemens

F Faye

5 Dec 1917

30 Dec 2005

nee HILL.  Wife of Loyd A CLEMENS.


(Click here to view obituary.)

9206

16

9

33

Clemens

Loyd A

13 Jul 1913

9 Jan 1990

Husband of F Faye (HILL) CLEMENS.  Son of Charles P & Ollie L (CLARK) CLEMENS.

9206

16

9

33

Clemens

Ollie L

1881

14 Nov 1966

nee CLARK.  Second wife  of Charles P CLEMENS.  Married 25 Dec 1903 in Decatur County, Indiana.  Daughter of Marion & Isadora (HULL) CLARK.

“Mother”

9204

16

9

33

Clemmence

William J, Jr.

abt 1844

16 Jul 1902

Husband of Hannah J CLEMMENCE.

Age:  58 YRS.

“Born:  Sand Lake, New York.  Enlisted at Troy, New York

“G.A.R.”

New York, Cpl., Co. H, 169th Inf. Reg.

(Note:  Additional information from Civil War Muster Roll Abstracts.)

8422

14

12

213

Cleveland

Donald O

1898

1918

Son of Edward & Ida CLEVELAND.

8577

14

19

211

Rows were numbered beginning on the west side of each section.  The Section plats of this cemetery are all of irregular shapes.  Twenty-one sections appear on the original layout, but only about the south half of the original is in use.

7621  Cemetery enterance.  Sections 3, 4, 5 and 6 are through the gate on the right (south)
8052  Looking east from Section 6.  View of Sections 12, 13 and 14; Sections 16 and 17 are in the far background.
8928  View of Secton 14, looking back toward the entrance (west) from the southeast corner of the cemetery.


9678  View of Section 16, looking west from the top of the hill.  The top of the county courthouse can be seen in the center of the photograph (1.75 miles.)  Coal mine silos and conveyors northwest of Princeton, in the  background (4.5 miles)