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Princeton I.O.O.F. Cemetery


Princeton, Patoka Township

Gibson County, Indiana

Coordinates:Latitude, 38.3647 N;  Longitude, -87.5694 W
Congressional Location:SE-1/4; SW-1/4, SECTION 6; TOWNSHIP 2S; RANGE 10W
Common Directions:

Located on the west side of North Main Street (SR-65) and north of West Warnock (Old Highway 41) in Princeton, Indiana, at the north end of Hart Street.

Last updated  21 Apr 2012

The following list is an attempt to show all known graves, using several different sources; headstone photographs, 2010-11,  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

Lot
No.

Applegath

Carl G

5 Jul 1888

8 Mar 1974

Husband of Ruby D APPLEGATH.

Sgt., US Army

1886


1887

SC

2

257

Applegath

Fannie

1867

1936

Wife of Joseph G APPLEGATH.

1889

SC

2

257

Applegath

Joseph G

1865

1951

Husband of Fannie APPLEGATH.

1888

SC

2

257

Applegath

Ruby D

1900

1973

Wife of Carl G APPLEGATH.

1885

SC

2

257

Arburn

Grace

1907

1979

Wife of Roy ARBURN.

1374

ENE

17

 181

Arburn

Roy

1908

26 Jan 1988

Husband of Grace ARBURN.

1374

ENE

17

 181

Arbuthnot

Harriet L Lisban

1865

1920

Wife of John ARBUTHNOT.

2041

2042

SC

7

283

Arbuthnot

John

1857

1941

Husband of Harriet (LISBAN) ARBUTHNOT.  Son of Ulysses & Laurane ARBUTHNOT.

2041

2043

SC

7

283

Arbuthnot

Laurane

27 Jan 1832

27 Oct 1915

Wife of Ulysses ARBUTHNOT.

“Mother”

2037

2040

SC

7

283

Arbuthnot

Ulysses

18 Mar 1813

14 Jul 1893

Husband of Laurane ARBUTHNOT.

Age:  80 Y. 3 M. 16 D.

“Father”

2037

2039

SC

7

283

Armstrong

Belle

1861

1931

--

2468

SC

24

430

Armstrong

Joe Michael

21 Aug 1946

6 Sep 1946

--

6940

NC

21

419

Armstrong

William “Billy”

6 Aug 1873

10 Apr 1936

(Note:  Cemetery records show the date of death on the headstone is in error.  He died 10 Apr 1936 and was buried 13 Apr 1936, age 62 years of age.  Sister, Mrs. Ada Turnage.)

2251

SC

15

372

Arnold

Arthur B

28 Mar 1896

27 Dec 1898

Son of D E & Nannie L ARNOLD.

1849

N*

2

391

Arnold

Nannie L

24 Sep 1874

22 Oct 1906

Wife of D E ARNOLD.

“Pneumonia, Malaria”

1850

N*

2

391

Ashby

Hattie

abt 1880

11 Aug 1902

nee MALONE.  First wife of Alfred A ASHBY.  Married 5 Aug 1900.  Daughter of Ephriam & Mary (KIME) MALONE.

(Note:  From cemetery and other records.  All burials in this Lot are “single” graves.  Handwriting is not always easy to read and spelling can be “creative.”)

NSF

NW

9

540

Ashby

Jo Marie

--

1 Jun 1961

--

6210

SW

inf

557

Ashby

Millie A

1 Oct 1893

17 Jan 1975

nee BOSWELL.  Wife of Paul WEST, 1st, married 12 Oct 1911; and ? ASHBY, 2nd.  Daughter of Robert & Anna (SHERRY) BOSWELL.

6985

NC

22

418

Ashby

Russel

--

5 Sep 1901

Probably a son of Alfred A & Hattie (MALONE) ASHBY.

Age:  4 months.

(Note:  From cemetery and health department records.  Grave sold to “A A Ashby.”

All burials in this Lot are “single” graves.  Handwriting is not always easy to read and spelling can be “creative.”)

NSF

NW

9

540

Aspel

James

--

Oct 1922

(Note:  From cemetery records.)

NSF

NW

16

575

Atkinson

Earl C

3 Dec 1904

25 Nov 1990

Husband of Elinor Jean (REDMAN) ATKINSON.

6261

SW1

2

3

Atkinson

Elinor Jean

10 Jul 1918

28 Nov 1988

nee REDMAN.  Wife of Earl C ATKINSON.

6261

SW1

2

3

Atkinson

Lois

7 Nov 1894

27 Jun 1896

Daughter of L C & O J ATKINSON.

1781

N*

1

332

Atterbury

Gertrude

1873

13 Nov 1955

“Miss”

(Note:  Sister of Della (ATTERBURY) BALDWIN.)

2513

SC

26

441

Austin

Bronte E

1900

1944

Wife of Fred AUSTIN.

“Mother”

2624

SW

4

495

Austin

Floyd

1 Aug 1889

22 Oct 1918

Husband of Ruth AUSTIN.

2400

SC

21

409

Austin

Fred

1897

1932

Husband of Bronte E AUSTIN.

2623

SW

4

495

Austin

Jack Dewey

26 Mar 1923

28 Mar 1923

Infant son of Dewey B & Amelia Ellen (GREEK) AUSTIN


(Note:  From cemetery records, and Certificate of Death.)

NSF

NW

17

599

Austin

Jack Everett

30 Dec 1916

6 Jan 1917

Infant son of Lewis & Hazel (JONES) AUSTIN.


(Note:  From cemetery records, and Certificate of Death.)

NSF

W

1

622

Austin

Mildred

19 Sep 1915

16 Nov 1915

Infant daughter of Lewis & Hazel (JONES) AUSTIN.


(Note:  From cemetery records, and Certificate of Death.)

NSF

W

2

621

Austin

Robert Norris

28 Dec 1924

28 Dec 1924

Stillborn son of Dewey B & Amelia Ellen (GREEK) AUSTIN.  

(Note:  From cemetery records, and Certificate of Death.)

NSF

NW

17

598

Awenius

Amelia

1866

1928

Daughter of George & Caroline AWENIUS.

0282

ESE

9

14

Awenius

Caroline

10 Jan 1829

2 Sep 1897

Wife of George AWENIUS.

Aged:  68 Y’s 7 M’s 22 D.

0237

0283

ESE

9

14

Awenius

Carrie

1870

9 Nov 1938

Daughter of George & Caroline AWENIUS.

0281

ESE

9

14

Awenius

Charles

1842

1926

Husband of Henrietta W (CARNSTADT) AWENIUS, 1st, married 20 Apr 1868; and Louisa M DASH AWENIIUS, married 17 Apr 1873 in Richald County, Illinois.

0653

ESE

21

66

Awenius

Frank

1874

1912

Son of Charles & Louisa M AWENIUS. 

0655

ESE

21

66

Awenius

George

--

2 Apr 1894

First husband of Alice (APPENFIELD) AWENIUS BRAUNSWORTH.  Married 19 Feb 1889.  Son of George & Caroline AWENIUS.Age:  33 Y. 7 M. 2 D.

0279

ESE

9

14

Awenius

George

9 May 1830

20 Nov 1886

Husband of Caroline AWENIUS.

Aged:  56 Y’s 6 M’s 11 D.

0236

0284

ESE

9

14

Awenius

Henrietta W  

--

18 Apr 1872

nee CARNSTADT.  First wife of Charles AWENIUS.  Married 30 Apr 1868.

Age:  23 y. 2 m. 1 d.

(Note:  Date of death is clearly written as 18 Apr 1872.  However, this is four years before the cemetery was plotted.  Pehaps her body was reburied here at a later date. Information from cemetery records.)  

NSF

SE

21

66

Awenius

Louis

1873

23 Jul 1900

Son of George & Caroline AWENIUS.

Aged 27 Ys. 1 Mo. 16 Ds.

0235

0238

ESE

8

14

Awenius

Louisa M

1845

1935

nee DASH.  Second wife of Charles AWENIUS.  Married 17 Apr 1873 in Richland County, Illinois.)

0654

ESE

21

66

Awenius

Lydia

--

--

--

0656

ESE

21

66

Awenius

Mary

?? ??? 1882

?? ??? 1885

Daughter of Charles & Louisa M AWENIUS.

Age:  2 y. 7 m. 11 d.

(Note:  Stone is very worn and difficult to read.)

0652

ESE

21

66

Ayers

Ada I

1888

May 1949

Wife of Huston N AYERS.

0022

ESE

1

658

Ayers

Essie

Mar 1879

4 Jan 1943

Daughter of Henry L & Ida May (THORNBURG) AYERS.

(Note:  From cemetery and other records.)

NSF

SC

13

347

Ayers

Eva May

1867

1925

nee CROW.  Wife of George B AYERS.  Married 16 Jun 1892.

2371

SC

20

403

Ayers

Huston N

1890

1959

Husband of Ada I AYERS.

0021

ESE

1

658

Ayers

Ida May

Jun 1861

16 Nov 1905

nee THORNBURG.  Wife of Henry L AYERS.  Married 16 May 1877.

Age:  44 years.

“Heart” problem

(Note:  From cemetery and other records.)

NSF

SC

13

347

Ayers

Martha Sue

1938

1973

First wife of Raymond Cleo AYERS.

0318

ESE

10

673

Ayers

Raymond C

4 May 1938

9 Jan 2000

Husband of Martha Sue AYERS, 1st; and Betty AYERS, 2nd.  Son of Ishmael & Shelia (COX) AYERS. 


(Click here to view obituary.)

0318

ESE

10

673

Ayers

Richard G “Rick”

11 Oct 1952

21 Jan 1999

“Brother”

0706

ESE

23

77

Rows were numbered beginning on the east side of each section; these rows can be hard to define in many places.  See the image below for reference.


Rough map of the cemetery; for general loction of burials in the above listing. Neither sections or rows are defined in the cemetery records.  Not shown are lots in the "SW" section set aside for infant burials  Most burials are in North/South rows; the exceptions are indicated by the single East/West lines along the north side of the cemtery.
Princeton Lodge No. 64 Chartered July 11, 1849
Cemetery Plotted April 1, 1876
Marker Ereceted 1968