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Genealogy


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  12 Oct 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.

Shafer

Bertha P

1882

12 Sep 1974

Wife of Henry C SHAFER.

“Mother”

9320


16

13

82

Shafer

Carl H

1902

1947

Son of Henry C & Bertha P SHAFER.

9321

16

13

82

Shafer

Gladys Y

11 Sep 1903

28 Dec 1923

nee YOUNG.  Daughter of Sherman & Doar A (SKELTON) YOUNG.

8321

14

7

156

Shafer

Henry C

1880

11 Aug 1959

Husband of Bertha P SHAFER.

9322

16

13

82

Shafer

Mary E

--

Dec 1923

(Note:  From cemetery records.)

NSF

14

?

156

Shanks

Elizabeth Jane

1891

23 May 1941

Wife of John SHANKS.

“Mother”

8258

14

1

180

Shanks

Jerry Lee

9 Oct 1943

23 Jan 1980

Pfc., US Army, Vietnam.


9695

17

1

31

Shanks

John

1884

1971

Husband of Elizabeth Jane SHANKS.

“Father”

8259

14

1

180

Shanks

Lawrence

--

27 Oct 1918

Age:  9 months.

(Note:  From cemetery and Health department records.)

NSF

14

?

180

Sharp

Lola

6 Apr 1904

6 Jul 1904

Daughter of Robert H & Nellie Jane (PEARSON) SHARP.

8410

8412

14

12

171

Sharp

Nellie Jane

2 Feb 1882

12 May 1904

nee PEARSON.  Wife of Robert H SHARP.  Married 21 Jun 1903.  Daughter of Albert & Sarah J (WERERT) PEARSON.

8410

8413

14

12

171

Shaw

Essie

1883

4 May 1914

Wife of Irwin SHAW.

8375

8376

14

11

225

Shaw

Irwin

1880

--

Husband of Essie SHAW.

8375

14

11

225

Sheldon

Eldon L

20 Nov 1919

21 Sep 1974

Husband of Norma J SHELDON.  Married 2 Nov 1946.

T Sgt., US Army.

8905

8919

14

40

83

Sheldon

Norma J

1925

9 Jun 1992

Wife of Eldon L SHELDOH.  Married 2 Nov 1946.

8905

14

40

83

Shine

Sara Emma

9 Feb 1899

7 Feb 1984

“Mother”

8871

14

35

86

Shipman

Amos Wayne

1 Nov 1907

8 Jan 1987

Husband of Norman Jean SHIPMAN.

Pvt., US Army, WW II.


9726

9727

17

4

16

Shipman

Amos Wayne, Jr.

19 Oct 1948

6 Nov 1966

Son of Amos Wayne & Norma Jean SHIPMAN.

(Click here to view obituary.)

9725

17

4

16

Shipman

Margorie

20 Jan 1909

10 Feb 1971

nee WILSON.  Daughter of Leonard R & Flora WILSON.

Age:  62 years. 

(Click here to view obituary.)

(Note:  From cemetery records.)

NSF

16

?

103

Shipman

Norma Jean

26 Nov 1924

23 Aug 1997

Wife of Amos Wayne SHIPMAN.

9726

17

4

16

Shoaf

Floy A

--

29 May 1914

Age:  1 year. “Female”

(Note:  From cemetery and Health department records.)

NSF

16

?

33

Shomate

Dorothy M

29 May 1925

10 Jan 1994

nee NEWTON.

8569

8570

14

18

192

Shomate

Elsie

1900

20 Nov 1937

Second wife of Ray G SHOMATE.

8571

14

18

192

Shomate

Ethel

1889

1921

First wife of Ray G SHOMATE.

8571

14

18

192

Shomate

Eugene I

25 Jul 1917

22 Aug 2008

Son of Ray G & Ethel SHOMATE.

8622

14

20

192

Shomate

Ray G

1893

26 Mar 1955

Husband of Ethel SHOMATE, 1st; and Elsie SHOMATE, 2nd.

8571

14

18

192

Shopbell

Clifford

1871

5 Aug 1939

Husband of Winfred L (DUNLAP) SHOPBELL.  Married 21 Nov 1894 in Marion County, Indiana.  Son of George W & Nancy (ERWIN) SHOPBELL.

9376

9369

16

16

25

Shopbell

George W

1843

1925

Husband of Nancy (ERVIN) SHOPBELL.  Married 25 Feb 1869.


Sgt., Co. D, 58th Reg. Indiana Infantry.


9371

9369

16

15

25

Shopbell

Nancy Ervin

1842

1922

nee ERVIN.  Wife of George W SHOPBELL.  Married 25 Feb 1869.

9372

9369

16

15

25

Short

Charles A

1892

27 May 1953

Husband of Ollie C SHORT.

9932

17

14

8

Short

Ollie C

1894

25 Jul 1983

Wife of Charles A SHORT.

9931

17

14

8

Shoulders

James S

4 Feb 1921

18 Sep 2007

Husband of Olive Jean (CARITHERS) SHOULDERS.  Married 23 Feb 1947.  Son of William B & Oma (FINCH) SHOULDERS.

“Our Children:  Carol J, Joyce M, William J, Janis L”

Sgt., 301st AAF, Base Unit, WW II.

7919

7920

5

9

43

Shoulders

Nan Maud

13 Oct 1895

26 Jun 1975

--

8896

14

38

103

Shoulders

Olive Jean

16 Mar 1925

2 Oct 2016

nee CARITHERS.  Wife of James S SHOULDERS.

Married 23 Feb 1947

Daughter of Ralph & Olive CARITHERS.

“Our Children:  Carol J, Joyce M, William J, Janis L”

(Click here to view obituary.)

7919

7920

5

9

43

Shubart

Arminta C

1872

1 Jun 1943

Wife of Clemson A SHUBART.

9450

16

15

47

Shubart

Clemson A

1869

1946

Husband of Arminta C SHUBART.

9450

16

15

47

Shuel

Estelle U

1901

1945

Wife of John L SHUEL.

9064

16

7

91

Shuel

John L

1898

18 Nov 1975

Husband of Estelle U SHUEL.

9064

16

7

91

Simmons

Adolph F

1908

25 Aug 1994

Husband of Naomi SIMMONS.

9261

16

11

105

Simmons

Naomi

1909

14 Dec 1982

Wife of Adolph F SIMMONS.

9261

16

11

105

Singleton

Jacquelyn Rae

--

20 Feb 1966

--

8191

13

6

30

Sinkhorn

Charles F

1895

16 Nov 1962

Husband of Thelma B SINKHORN.

Wagoner, 120th Infantry, WW I.

9837

17

10

36

Sinkhorn

D Edith

8 Jan 1901

17 Jul 2000

Wife of James Floyd SINKHORN.  Married 19 Dec 1917.

“Mother”

1500

16

9

103

Sinkhorn

Frances E

28 Jun 1919

9 Mar 2012

Daughter of James Floyd & D Edith (LINDSAY) SINKHORN. 


(Click here to view obituary.)

1500

16

9

103

Sinkhorn

James Floyd

31 Aug 1893

9 Jan 1980

Husband of D Edith SINKHORN.  Married 29 Dec 1917.

“Father”

1500

16

9

103

Sinkhorn

Thelma B

1901

20 Nov 1986

Wife of Charles F SINKHORN.

9837

17

10

36

Sisk

Jesse Alfred

--

1964

--

8224

13

7

30

Sisk

Maude A

27 Dec 1899

21 Mar 1987

nee MULINAUX.  Wife of Ruby A SISK.

9258

16

11

105

Sisk

Ruby A

29 Dec 1894

11 Aug 1967

Husband of Maude A (MULINAUX) SISK.

9258

16

11

105

Skelton

Amon H

1870

1941

Husband of Lola C (CORDER) SKELTON.  Married 26 Feb 1896.  Son of Joseph M & Mary E (BARR) SKELTON.

9591

16

20

49

Skelton

Benjamin F “Ben”

1898

1930

Son of John H & Mary Elizabeth “Lizzie” SKELTON.

7930

5

10

16

Skelton

Charles Edwin “Bud”

26 Sep 1917

9 Oct 1992

Husband of Mildred Louise “Mid” (STEPHENS) SKELTON.  Married 23 Sep 1939.

National Guard.

7688

3

4

11

Skelton

Dianna Gail

10 Oct 1943

--

Daughter of Charles Edwin “Bud” & Mildred L “Mid” (STEPHENS) SKELTON.

7689

3

4

11

Skelton

Doyle C

8 Sep 1906

23 Jan 1977

Husband of Lura M SKELTON.  Married 6 Sep 1929.  Son of Amon H & Lola C (CORDER) SKELTON.

Col., US Army, WW II.

9592

9593

16

20

49

Skelton

Elsie Ross

7 May 1915

29 Jun 2013

nee ROSS.  Wife of Raymond Bruce SKELTON. 


Daughter of Elbert & Effie (JOHNSON) ROSS. 

(Click here to view obituary.)

2980

14

19

146

Skelton

Fannie J

1872

1937

nee JOHNSON.  Wife of George S SKELTON.  Married 12 Apr 1896.

8340

14

9

218

Skelton

George S

1870

1929

Husband of Fannie J (JOHNSON) SKELTON.  Married 12 Apr 1896.

8340

14

9

218

Skelton

John H

Nov 1863

1928

Husband of Mary Elizabeth “Lizzie” SKELTON.

“Father”

7931

5

10

16

Skelton

John Wesley

5 Oct 1906

4 Jun 1995

Husband of Mary H SKELTON.

9776

17

7

11

Skelton

Kenneth P

13 Apr 1937

7 Jul 1988

Son of John Wesley & Mary H SKELTON.

9777

17

7

11

Skelton

Lillian I

14 Aug 1916

13 Jan 1972

nee AYERS.  Second wife of Roger I SKELTON.

9757

17

6

27

Skelton

Lola C

1876

17 Feb 1944

nee CORDER.  Wife of Amon H SKELTON.  Married 26 Feb 1896.  John & ? (BELL) CORDER.

9591

16

20

49

Skelton

Lura M

28 Mar 1909

26 Sep 1997

Wife of Doyle C SKELTON.  Married 6 Sep 1929.

9592

16

20

49

Skelton

Mary Elizabeth “Lizzie”

Dec 1869

1955

Wife of John H SKELTON.

“Mother”

7932

5

10

16

Skelton

Mary H

5 Nov 1906

1 Oct 1993

Wife of John Wesley SKELTON.

9776

17

7

11

Skelton

Mary Jane

1888

26 Aug 1980

nee INGLE.  Wife of William Dale SKELTON.  Married 1 Jul 1908.

“Mom”

9758

17

6

27

Skelton

Mildred Louise “Mid”

30 Sep 1920

1 Nov 1998

nee STEPHENS.  Wife of Charles Edwin “Bud” SKELTON.  Married 23 Sep 1939.

7688

3

4

11

Skelton

Raymond Bruce

20 Jan 1921

7 Feb 1984

Husband of Elsie (ROSS) SKELTON.

Pfc., US Army, WW II.

2980

8594

14

19

146

Skelton

Roger Dale “Bud”

23 Mar 1937

8 Oct 2002

Son of Roger I & Nina Katheryn (McCARTY) SKELTON JOSLIN.

9756

17

6

27

Skelton

Roger I

3 Nov 1910

10 Jun 2008

Husband of Nina (McCARTY) SKELTON, 1st; Lillian I (AYERS) SKELTON, 2nd; Marcia (RINSHE) SKELTON, 3rd.  Son of William Dale & Mary Jane (INGLE) SKELTON.

9757

17

6

27

Skelton

Ruby

Dec 1888

1961

Husband of Pearl SKELTON.  Son of John H & Mary Elizabeth “Lizzie” SKELTON.

7933

5

10

16

Skelton

Russell R

23 Sep 1896

31 May 1989

Husband of Viola H SKELTON.  Married 7 Aug 1924.

9540

16

19

49

Skelton

Viola H

4 Oct 1896

24 Mar 1990

Wife of Russell R SKELTON.  Married 7 Aug 1924.

9540

16

19

49

Skelton

William Dale

1886

9 May 1963

Husband of Mary Jane (INGLE) SKELTON.  Married 1 Jul 1908.

“Dad”

9758

17

6

27

Slade

Bruce A

1955

8 Aug 1960

Son of James E & Marion D SLADE.

9827

17

9

35

Slade

James E

15 May 1925

--

Husband of Marion D SLADE.  Married 24 Jan 1946.

9828

17

9

35

Slade

Marion D

2 Feb 1927

--

Wife of James E SLADE.  Married 24 Jan 1946.

9828

17

9

35

Slater

Edgar R

1888

1975

Husband of Emma SLATER.

Pvt., US Army, WW I.

8081

13

1

21

Slater

Emma

20 Jan 1895

14 Aug 1982

Wife of Edgar R SLATER.

8080

13

1

21

Slater

Morris Gleen

24 Nov 1928

16 Jan 1945

Son of Edgar R & Emma SLATER.

8124

13

2

22

Slinker

Sherry Lynn

--

23 May 1978

Daughter of David & Barbara SLINKER.

8205

13

6

32

Sloan

Stanley “Pat”

18 Aug 1950

20 Aug 1964

--

9981

17

18

40

Slotboom

Mary Ann

1878

16 May 1968

Wife of William H SLOTBOOM.

9186

16

8

93

Slotboom

William H

1874

13 Mar 1957

Husband of Mary Ann SLOTBOOM.

9186

16

8

93

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)