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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     02 Jul 2014

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.

Small

Edward R

1867

13 Mar 1937

Husband of Maud C (PATRICK) SMALL.  Married 19 Nov 1899.  Son of R C & Emma J (BEACH) SMALL.

8819


14

31

135

Small

James Michael

6 Mar 1946

7 May 1967

Indiana, A3C, 341st Comm. Sq, AF.


9248

16

10

89

Small

Maud C

1876

2 Jun 1952

nee PATRICK.  Wife of Edward R SMALL.  Married 19 Nov 1899.  Daughter of L G & Martha (HOUGHTON) PATRICK.

8819

14

31

135

Smith

Allen

--

18 Apr 1938

Husband of Celia SMITH.

Age:  71 years.

(Note:  From cemetery records.  Row 23, Grave 28.)

NSF

13

23

?

Smith

Benjamin W “Ben”

abt 1821

1 Feb 1913

Age:  92 years.

(Note:  From cemetery and Health department records.)

NSF

?

?

?

Smith

Celeste B

1887

17 Oct 1972

Wife of Wayne L SMITH.

9021

16

4

19

Smith

Charles Verner

1898

1954

Husband of Margaret Mae (SWAIN) SMITH.  Married 30 Nov 1916.  Son of Charles W & Lula (HARPER) SMITH.

8817

14

30

135

Smith

Claudia C

--

27 Jul 1906

Age:  10 years.

(Note:  From cemetery and Health department records.)

NSF

14

?

175

Smith

David Wilson

28 Mar 1844

8 Nov 1911

Husband of Sarah (ERWIN) SMITH.  Married 28 Feb 1867.

2nd Lieut., Co. F, 120th Regt. Indiana Vol. Infantry.

8986

8987

16

1

37

Smith

Edna F

1871

13 Aug 1955

Wife of Fred M SMITH.

“Daughter:  Zena Katherine”

9445

16

15

80

Smith

Edward W

4 Aug 1928

3 Nov 2004

Son of Shirley M & Goldie E (TAYLOR) SMITH.  Husband of Glenda SMITH.

Sgt., US Air Force, WW II.

9401

16

14

47

Smith

Emeline Cleveland

--

Sep 1920

Infant

(Note:  From cemetery records.)

NSF

14

?

211

Smith

Fred M

1869

27 Apr 1941

Husband of Edna F SMITH.

9445

16

15

80

Smith

Freddy

1919

1928

Son of Shirley M & Goldie E (TAYLOR) SMITH.

9405

16

14

68

Smith

George A

1933

19 Dec 1955

Son of Shirley M & Goldie E (TAYLOR) SMITH.

2nd Lt., US Air Force.

9402

16

14

47

Smith

Goldie E

1893

1964

nee TAYLOR.  Wife of Shirley M SMITH.  Married 17 Jun 1913.  Daughter of George H & Mary R (WINDLE) TAYLOR.

9404

16

14

68

Smith

Hattie L

21 Mar 1899

19 Aug 1995

nee RECTOR.  Wife of Martin Ott SMITH.  Married 15 Aug 1917.  Daughter of Hiram & Martha (SKAKELFORD) RECTOR.

8337

14

8

175

Smith

Helen T

10 Oct 1917

22 Apr 1985

nee CYPERT.  Wife of Herman L “Dock” SMITH.

“Mom”

“Our Daughters:  Quinith, Barbara, Diana”

7744

7745

3

6

2

Smith

Heman L “Dock”

28 Apr 1910

4 Jul 1996

Husband of Helen T (CYPERT) SMITH.

“Dad”

“Our Daughters:  Quinith, Barbara, Diana”

7744

7745

3

6

2

Smith

James F

--

Sep 1928

(Note:  From cemetery records.)

NSF

16

?

80

Smith

John E, Jr.

1961

1962

--

8227

13

7

30

Smith

Kaci Joanne

--

21 Mar 1994

(Note:  From cemetery records.)

NSF

13

?

32

Smith

Laura W

1883

22 Oct 1974

Wife of Lewis SMITH.

8038

5

17

4

Smith

Margaret Mae

1893

15 Jun 1961

nee SWAIN.  Wife of Charles Verner SMITH.  Married 30 Nov 1916.  Daughter of Robert H & Isabella (COMETIANS) SWAIN.

8817

14

30

135

Smith

Marma L

--

Aug 1924

(Note:  From cemetery records.)

NSF

13

?

28

Smith

Marshall Forrest

1898

1931

Son of Fred M & Edna F SMITH.

2nd Lt. Co. L, 102nd Inf., 26th Div., WW I.

9446

16

15

80

Smith

Martin G

1 Mar 1862

29 Jan 1939

Huband of Melville (TAYLOR) SMITH.

8336

14

8

175

Smith

Martin Ott

26 Nov 1899

27 Feb 1937

Husband of Hattie L (RECTOR) SMITH.  Married 15 Aug 1917.  Son of Martn G & Melville (TAYLOR) SMITH.

8337

14

8

175

Smith

Melvina

--

9 Sep 1907

Age:  34 years.

(Note:  From cemetery and Health department records.)

NSF

14

?

175

Smith

Nancy E

6 Apr 1827

5 Jul 1902

Wife of Benjamin SMITH.

8158

13

4

24

Smith

Nettie H

29 Aug 1900

16 Aug 1997

Wife of Lester SMITH.

9045

16

7

21

Smith

Randall Dean

--

19 Dec 1974

Infant son of Aubrey & Susan SMITH.

8210

13

7

32

Smith

Sarah Erwin

1 Oct 1843

2 Feb 1931

nee ERWIN.  Wife of David Wilson SMITH.  Married 28 Feb 1867.

“Mother”

8985

8986

16

1

37

Smith

Shirley M

1893

3 Apr 1962

Husband of Goldie E (TAYLOR) SMITH.  Married 17 Jun 1913.  Son of Fred M  & Edna F (PARKER) SMITH.

9404

16

14

68

Smith

Shirley T

1915

1924

Daughtter of Shirley M & Goldie E (TAYLOR) SMITH.

9403

16

14

47

Smith

Theo L

1913

11 Nov 1940

Son of Lewis & Laura W SMITH.

8037

5

17

4

Smith

Verner

--

16 Jul 1954

Husband of Mae SMITH.

Age:  55 years.

(Note:  From cemetery records.)

NSF

14

?

135

Smith

Walter B

8 Oct 1892

14 Nov 1908

Son of Otis & Eliza A SMITH.

8578

14

19

211

Smith

Wayne L

1883

14 Mar 1953

Husband of Celeste B SMITH.

9021

16

4

19

Smith

Zena Katherine

1904

1906

Daughter of Fred M & Edna F SMITH.

9445

16

15

80

Snapp

Addie M

1873

13 Jul 1888

Daughter of William L & Charlotte Elizabeth “Lizzie” (MILBURN) SNAPP.

9121

9118

16

7

15

Snapp

Charlotte Elizabeth “Lizzie”

1849

13 Oct 1936

nee MILBURN.  Wife of William L SNAPP.  Married 1 Oct 1872.

9123

16

7

15

Snapp

Frank

1876

1927

Son of William L & Charlotte Elizabeth “Lizzie” (MILBURN) SNAPP.

9119

9118

16

7

15

Snapp

Fred

1878

1 Jun 1902

Son of William L & Charlotte Elizabeth “Lizzie” (MILBURN) SNAPP.

9120

9118

16

7

15

Snapp

William L

1849

31 Mar 1919

Husband of Charlotte Elizabeth “Lizzie” (MILBURN) SNAPP.  Married 1 Oct 1872.

9122

9118

16

7

15

Snyder

Carl J

17 Nov 1912

8 Oct 1974

Son of Carl J & Margaret SNYDER.

S Sgt., US Army.

9672

9673

9671

16

25

65

Snyder

Ethel F Cato

1897

1 Sep 1960

nee CATO.  Wife of Joseph Paul SNYDER.  Married 27 Jun 1917.  Daughter of William W & Jennie Clyde (KELL) CATO.

9475

9473

16

17

48

Snyder

James P

1921

16 Feb 1961

--

9291

16

12

46

Snyder

Joseph Paul

1899

26 Apr 1965

Husband of Ethel F (CATO) SNYDER.  Married 27 Jun 1917.  Son of Joseph & Sarah (HUMPHREY) SNYDER.

9474

9473

16

17

48

Snyder

L Raymond “Ray”

1890

11 Jan 1963

Husband of Nelle SNYDER.

9294

16

12

46

Snyder

Nelle C

1892

1945

Wife of L Raymond “Ray” SNYDER.

9293

16

12

46

Snyder

Sarah D

1855

1926

--

9292

16

12

46

Solomon

Benjamin L “Benny”

--

13 Aug 1911

Son of Lincoln P & Cora E (KNIGHT) SOLOMON.

Age:  14 years.

(Note:  From cemetery and orther records.)

NSF

5

?

7

Solomon

Cora E

--

9 Jan 1919

nee KNIGHT.  Wife of Lincoln P SOLOMON.  Married 24 Nov 1886 in Vigo County, Indiana.

Age:  53 years.

(Note:  From cemetery and other records.)

NSF

5

?

7

Solomon

George F

--

28 Mar 1905

Son of Lincoln P & Cora E (KNIGHT) SOLOMON.

Age:  17 years.

(Note:  From cemetery and other records.)

NSF

5

?

7

Solomon

Lincoln P

--

Nov 1927

Husband of Cora E (KNIGHT) SOLOMON.  Married 24 Nov 1886 in Vigo County, Indiana.

(Note:  From cemetery and other records.)

NSF

5

?

7

Solomon

Luella A

--

25 Sep 1966

nee SKELTON.  Wife of Lawrence L SOLOMON.  Daughter of John H & Mary E SKELTON.  Married 3 Oct 1917.

Age:  75 years.

(Note:  From cemetery records.)

NSF

5

?

16

Sowder

Charlie Hurll

26 Nov 1903

3 Jan 1926

Son of Jehue H & Louise E (FARCE) SOWDER.

8566

14

18

161

Sowder

Jehue H

8 Feb 1870

8 May 1936

Husband of Louise E (FARCE) SOWDER.


(Click here to view obituary.)

8565

14

18

161

Sowder

Louise Byrne

1890

31 Jan 1961

Wife of John Charles BYRNE, 1st; and W Thomas SOWER, 2nd.

8563

14

18

147

Sowder

Louise E

20 Jun 1869

5 Jun 1957

nee FARCE. Wife of Jehue H SOWDER.


(Click here to view obituary.)

8565

14

18

161

Sowder

W Thomas

17 Mar 1891

14 Apr 1970

Second husband of Louise BYRNE SOWDER.  Son of Jehue H & Louise E (FARCE) SOWDER.

8564

14

18

147

Spacy

Nancy F

1906

19 Sep 1987

nee BURTON.  Wife of Paul L SPACY.

9945

17

15

47

Spacy

Paul L

1907

5 Sep 1964

Husband of Nancy F (BURTON) SPACY.

9945

17

15

47

Sparacino

Wendie Chesera

21 May 1977

21 Jun 1977

--

8201

13

6

32

Sparrow

Belle

1860

1947

Wife of Addison SPARROW.

9468

16

17

29

Sparrow

Esmond Thomas

1883

10 May 1957

Husband of Jennie (HUDELSON) SPARROW.  Son of Addison & Belle (BOTTOM) SPARROW.  Married 15 Nov 1917.

9469

16

17

29

Sparrow

Jennie Hudelson

1888

24 Nov 1974

nee HUDELSON.  Wife of Esmond Thomas SPARROW.  Married 15 Nov 1917.  Daughter of James P & Nancy Isabelle (LAWRENCE) HUDELSON.

9469

16

17

29

Speedy

Dimple I

5 Dec 1908

28 Sep 1990

Wife of Floyd SPEEDY.  Married 16 Feb 1923.

“Mother”

7698

3

4

14

Speedy

Douglas Lee

--

5 Dec 1962

Infant son of Joh & Sandra SPEEDY.

8226

13

7

30

Speedy

Floyd

11 Dec 1903

28 Apr 1986

Husband of Dimple I SPEEDY.  Married 16 Feb 1923.

“Father”

7698

3

4

14

Speedy

Glenn Roy

29 May 1926

21 Sep 2005

Husband of Joanne (BATES) SPEEDY, 1st; and Etta Joyce (FOLEY) SPEEDY, 2nd.  Son of Floyd & Dimple (ESSARY) SPEEDY.  Born in Crawford County, Indiana.

MM2, US Navy, WW II.

(Note:  He is buried with his second wife at Walnut Hill Cemetery, Union Twp.  Also see his record there.)

8790

14

28

136

Speedy

Joanne

1925

1948

nee BATES.  First wife of Glenn Roy SPEEDY.  Daughter of Wesley E & Florence B (JEFFERS) BATES.

8790

14

28

136

Speedy

John L “Bud”

9 Dec 1935

12 Jan 2000

Husband of Rita J SPEEDY.

“Our Children:  Tim, Angela”

A1C, US Air Force.

7700

7701

3

4

15

Speedy

Rita J

6 Nov 1945

--

Wife of John L “Bud” SPEEDY.

“Our Children:  Tim, Angela”

7700

3

4

15

Spurgeon

Brenda S

7 Jan 1947

28 Jan 2014

nee BARRETT.  Wife of Paul D SPURGEON. 


Daughter of James Bernard & Delores Irene (BURTON) BARRETT. 

(Click here to view obituary.)

1503

17

10

50

Spurgeon

Paul D

6 Oct 1942

1 Feb 2010

Husband of Brenda S (BARRETT) SPURGEON.

(Click here to view obituary.)

1503

17

10

50

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)