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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   03 Aug 2016

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.

Chamberlain

Charles L

1879

1947

Husband of Wilhelmina “Minnie” (PINION) CHAMBERLAIN, 1st, married 17 Dec 1901; and Grace Bell ALCORN CHAMBERLAIN, 2nd, married 4 Mar 1919.

2320


SC

18

380

Chamberlain

Grace Bell

1884

1934

Second wife of Charles L CHAMBERLAIN.  Married 4 Mar 1919.

2321

SC

18

380

Chamberlain

Wilhelmina “Minnie”

1884

30 Aug 1910

nee PINION.  First wife of Charles L CHAMBERLAIN.  Married 17 Dec 1901.

2319

SC

18

380

Chance

Joshua B

1858

1927

Husband of Mary Viana “Anna” (SUMMERS) CHANCE.  Married 13 Nov 1894.  Son of Samuel CHANCE.

2415

SC

22

411

Chance

Mary Viana “Anna”

1866

1918

nee SUMMERS.  Wife of Joshua B CHANCE.  Married 13 Nov 1894.

2416

SC

22

411

Chapman

Bonnie Lou

20 Aug 1937

16 May 1943

--

3013

SW

inf

526

Chapman

Henry M

--

4 Dec 1886

First husband of America S (GENTRY) CHAPMAN LAMB.  Married 3 Jul 1881.  Son of Samuel & Martha CHAPMAN.

Aged:  27 y. 6 m.

0268

ESE

9

10

Chapman

Jerry Don

23 Jun 1940

23 Jun 1940

--

3012

SW

inf

526

Chapman

Jesse M

13 May 1875

21 Mar 1954

Son of Samuel & Martha CHAPMAN.

0267

ESE

9

10

Chapman

Martha A

--

22 Apr 1910

Wife of Samuel CHAPMAN.

Age:  76 years.

(Note:  From cemetery records.  Health department records give age as 75.)

NSF

SC

19

406

Chapman

Minne M

--

28 Sep 1886

Daughter of Henry M CHAPMAN & America S (GENTRY) CHAPMAN LAMB.

Aged 7 m. 21 d.

“Malley fever”

0266

ESE

9

10

Chapman

Sally

--

4 Nov 1911

(Note:  From cemetery records.)

NSF

NW

5

507

Chapman

Samuel

abt 1833

8 May 1907

Husband of Martha CHAPMAN.

Pvt. Co. G, 131st Ohio Infantry (National Guard)

2313

SC

18

378

Chattman

James “Jimmie”

16 Mar 1914

8 Jul 1935

Son of R C & Ethel CHATTMAN.

2578

SW

2

467

Chism

Grace B

1861

1940

nee MAUCK.  Wife of John D CHISM.  Married 17 Nov 1881.

“Mother”

6712

6711

NC

12

337

Chism

John D

1852

1932

Husband of Grace B (MAUCK) CHISM.  Married 17 Nov 1881. 

“Father”

6712

6711

NC

12

337

Christmas

Clara M

1906

1937

Wife of David CHRISTMAS.

“Mother”

2868

SW

16

583

Christmas

David

2 May 1888

3 Nov 1968

Husband of Clara M CHRISTMAS.

“Father”

Indiana,  Pvt., 9th Co., 3rd Br. 159th Dep. Brig.

2868

SW

16

583

Christmas

Reba M

1935

1935

Daughter of David & Clara M CHRISTMAS.

2870

SW

16

583

Clark

Amy E

6 Jan 1871

5 May 1944

nee HEISZ.  Wife of Arthur A CLARK.  Married 28 Feb 1895.

2293

SC

17

383

Clark

Arthur A

20 Jun 1871

13 Jul 1912

Husband of Amy E (HEISZ) CLARK.  Married 28 Feb 1895.

2294

SC

17

383

Clark

Augusta

--

15 Apr 1974

(Note:  From cemetery records.)

NSF

ENE

5

223

Clark

Bertha C

15 Mar 1890

5 Feb 1948

Wife of John E CLARK.

“Mother”

1604

ENE

26

170

Clark

Charlotte A “Carrie” Johnson

15 Nov 1898

27 May 1981

“Mother”

1252

ENE

12

185

Clark

Elva R

--

11 Feb 1903

Age:  1 month.

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

NSF

NW

10

540

Clark

Frances D

1872

1939

nee TURPEN.  Wife of Samuel W CLARK.  Married 26 Jan 1890.

1425

ENE

18

208

Clark

Georgia Ellen

1 Feb 1925

5 Nov 1925

Daughter of John E & Bertha C CLARK.

1607

ENE

26

170

Clark

Hugh M

11 Sep 1833

30 Sep 1910

Husband of Mary (MOATS) CLARK.  Married 24 Feb 1858.

“Father” 

Pvt., Co. H, 143rd Reg. Indiana Infantry.


1426

1427

ENE

18

208

Clark

James Allen

1846

1924

Husband of Martha (BODGER) CLARK.  Married 4 Sep 1879.

Sgt., Co. D, 42nd Reg. Indiana Infantry

0854

ESE

29

94

Clark

James M

29 Mar 1876

13 May 1928

Son of John C & Sarah H (McCONNELL) CLARK.

2333

SC

18

383

Clark

John Calvin

11 Aug 1835

19 May 1907

Husband of Sarah H (McCONNELL) CLARK.  Married 8 Apr 1857.

“Father”

“Heart valve”

Second Lieutenant, Co. D, 58th Reg. Indiana Vol. Infantry

2330

2331

SC

18

383

Clark

John E

17 Dec 1884

6 Oct 1963

Husband of Bertha C CLARK.

“Father”

1604

ENE

26

170

Clark

Larry L

8 Jun 1936

6 Jun 2013

Husband of Pamela J (DILL) CLARK.  Son of William Thomas CLARK & Mary (HEWITT) CLARK McMINN. 

US Marine Corps.



4566

1388

NWn

2

483

Clark

Martha

1857

1927

nee BODGER.  Wife of James Allen CLARK.  Married 4 Sep 1879.  Daughter of William S & Ann BODGER.

0853

ESE

29

94

Clark

Mary

16 Jan 1840

28 Mar 1921

nee MOATS.  Wife of Hugh M CLARK.  Married 24 Feb 1858.

“Mother”

1426

1428

ENE

18

208

Clark

Melvin R

1911

1921

Son of John E & Bertha C CLARK.

1605

ENE

26

170

Clark

Pauline D

1907

1922

Daughter of John E & Bertha C CLARK.

1606

ENE

26

170

Clark

Samuel W

1866

1931

Husband of Frances D (TURPEN) CLARK.  Married 26 Jan 1890.  Son of Samuel & Carrie (MASSEY) CLARK.

1425

ENE

18

208

Clark

Sarah H

2 May 1838

20 Apr 1923

nee McCONNELL.  Wife of John Calvin CLARK.  Married 8 Apr 1857.

“Mother’

2330

2332

SC

18

383

Claspell

John A

20 Feb 1879

22 Feb 1906

Son of Lemuel & Julia CLASPELL.

2169

SC

11

346

Cleveland

Alvin N

1898

1981

Husband of Helen A CLEVELAND.  Son of John & Nancy J “Nannie” (BENBROOK) CLEVELAND.

2830

SW

14

560

Cleveland

Helen A

1903

1989

Wife of Alvin N CLEVELAND.

2831

SW

14

560

Cleveland

John

1875

1933

Husband of Nancy J “Nannie” (BENBROOK) CLEVELAND.  Married 19 May 1897 in Posey County, Indiana.

2827

SW

14

559

Clinton

Robert

--

23 Oct 1911

(Note:  From cemetery records.)

NSF

ENE

18

209

Cloin

Agness

25 Feb 1880

21 Jul 1964

nee BRITTINGHAM.  Wife of Lawrence CLOIN. 

Married 2 May 1898. 

Daughter of George & Letetia (CHANDLER) BRITTINGHAM.

2925

SW

18

591

Cloin

Charles A

10 Jul 1881

7 Aug 1945

Second husband of Emma F (GREEN) OLDHAM CLOIN. 


Son of Alvin & Flora (GRUBB) CLOIN.

0093

ESE

3

653

Cloin

Claude

6 Jun 1910

29 Jun 1946

Son of Lawrence & Agness (BRITTINGHAM) CLOIN.

2924

SW

18

591

Cloin

Emma F

1 Dec 1883

19 Aug 1961

nee GREEN.  Wife of Hobert OLDHAM, 1st, married 19 Nov 1902, and Charles A CLOIN, 2nd. 


Daughter of Arthur & Julia (ROGERS) GREEN.

0093

ESE

3

653

Cloin

Helen Virginia

29 May 1919

20 May 1999

nee FORTNER.  Wife of Paul L CLOIN. 


Daughter of Sadie & Grace (JACKSON) FORTNER.

0069

ESE

2

665

Cloin

Herschell F

31 Jan 1908

8 Mar 1981

Son of Lawrence & Agnes (BRITTINGHAM) CLOIN.

0070

ESE

2

665

Cloin

Lawrence

26 Feb 1872

11 Aug 1955

Husband of Agness (BRITTINGHAM) CLOIN. 

Married 2 May 1898. 

Son of Sylvester & Jane (CUNNINGHAM) CLOIN.

2925

SW

18

591

Cloin

Paul L

5 Sep 1918

14 Aug 1996

Husband of Helen Virginia (FORTNER) CLOIN. 


Son of Lawrence & Agnes (BRITTINGHAM) CLOIN.

Cpl., US Army Air Corps, WW II.

0069

0071

ESE

2

665

Cloise

Ron

--

Nov 1921

(Note:  From cemetery records.)

NSF

ENE

30

136

Coburn

Ernest Ray

1938

1939

--

3007

SW

inf

526

Cocanower

George S

1861

1929

Husband of Mary Luella “Ellen” (ALVIS) COCANOWER.  Married 4 Mar 1886. Son of Christopher Gechenauer & Mary Ellen (MOSLEY) COCANOWER.

6923

NC

20

395

Cocanower

Georgia Mae

1894

1917

nee GORMAN.  Wife of Raymond G COCANOWER.  Married 27 Dec 1914.  Daughter of John C & Mary L (McGINNIS) GORMAN. 

6885

NC

19

395

Cocanower

Mary Luella “Ellen”

1871

1959

nee ALVIS.  Wife of George S COCANOWER.  Married 4 Mar 1886.

6924

NC

20

395

Cocanower

Raymond G

1892

1958

Husband of Georgia M (GOMAN) COCANOWER.  Married 27 Dec 1914.  Son of George S & Mary Luella “Ellen” (ALVIS) COCANOWER.

6886

NC

19

395

Cochran

America

1875

1946

nee STEELE.  Wife of John COCHRAN.

6783

NC

15

364

Cochran

Esther

1903

1907

Daughter of John W & America (STEELE) COCHRAN.

6782

NC

15

364

Cochran

John W

1875

1929

Husband of American (STEELE) COCHRAN.

6784

NC

15

364

Cogswell

Joyce Brown, R.N.

9 Jul 1936

--

Daughter of George & Verna Corean BROWN HIGHTOWER.

2688

SW

7

522

Colbert

Leonard

16 Aug 1900

14 Sep 1955

Husband of Mary E COLBERT.

2935

SW

19

610

Colbert

Mary E

22 Sep 1885

29 Jan 1965

Wife of Leonard COLBERT.

2935

SW

19

610

Colbert

Orville E

--

27 Jul 1911

(Note:  Identification from cemetery records and health department records.  Shown as “Calbert, Orul” in GCSH publication.)

NSF

 

 

322

Cole

Emma J

--

Jun 1927

(Note:  From cemetery records.)

NSF

ESE

16

44

Coleman

Cecil

--

Jan 1923

(Note:  From cemetery records.)

NSF

NW

11

546

Coleman

Clarence E

1892

1918

Second husband of Emma M JOHNSON COLEMAN.

6943

NC

21

419

Coleman

Curtis

25 Feb 1892

18 Sep 1964

Indiana, Pvt., Co. C, 1st Development Bn., WW I.

1100

ENE

5

223

Coleman

Emma M

1893

1952

Wife of ? JOHNSON, 1st, and Clarence E JOHNSON, 2nd.

6942

NC

21

419

Coleman

Margret M

7 Jun 1841

14 Jun 1908

Wife of Willis M COLEMAN.

“Cancer”

1174

ENE

9

129

Coleman

Newton E

--

20 Mar 1919

Husband of Hettie COLEMAN.

Age:  59 years.

(Note:  From cemetery and health department records.)

NSF

ENE

9

129

Coleman

Nora E

1890

1936

--

7418

NW

11

548

Coleman

Richard

--

21 Oct 1915

Age:  5 months.

(Note:  From cemetery and health department records.)

NSF

W

2

621

Coleman

Willis M

abt 1834

21 Mar 1911

Husband of Margret M COLEMAN.

Age:  76.

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

1175

ENE

9

129

Collins

Charles Edgar

--

16 May 1919

Infant son of William & Ora Ethel (STEWART) COLLINS.

Age:  8 months.

(Note:  From cemetery and health department records.)

NSF

NW

19

605

Collins

Estella

1885

1945

Wife of Mack COLLINS.

0155

ESE

5

643

Collins

Jemara

--

5 Dec 1971

Age:  5 months.

(Note:  From cemetery records.)

NSF

SW

inf

556

Collins

Lana G

31 Mar 1898

3 Mar 1997

“Mother”

6869

NC

18

388

Collins

Laverne

1914

13 Jan 1990

Daughter of Mack & Estella COLLINS.

USM, WW II.

0152

ESE

5

643

Collins

Mack

1884

1955

Husband of Estella COLLINS.

0154

ESE

5

643

Collins

Ora Ethel

--

25 May 1919

nee STEWART.  Wife of William COLLINS.  Married 25 Jan 1913.  Daughter of Samuel & Emma (RICHARDSON) COLLINS.

Age:  29 years.

(Note:  From cemeter and health department records.)

NSF

NW

19

605

Collis

Lena Kate

abt 1860

Apr 1945

Daughter of Edward M & Sarah A COLLIS.

(Note:  From cemetery and census records.)

NSF

ESE

10

15

Collis

Minnie

abt 1862

1938

Daughter of Edward M & Sarah A COLLIS.

(Note:  From cemetery and census records.)

NSF

ESE

10

15

Collis

Sarah A

Jul 1832

12 Jul 1908

Wife of Edward M COLLIS.

(Note:  From cemetery records.)

NSF

ESE

10

15

Colvin

Carrie I

1885

1955

nee GREEK.  Wife of Luther C COLVIN.  Married 20 Oct 1904.  Daughter of Louis E & Nancy E (SKEEN) GREEK.

6774

NC

14

360

Colvin

Doris R

1907

26 Apr 1996

nee RITCHIE.  Wife of W Herold COLVIN.  Daughter of W Mell & Myrtle M (MOSIERI) RITCHIE..

6947

NC

21

416

Colvin

Doyle L

3 Dec 1915

10 Mar 1917

Son of Luther C & Carrie I (GREEK) COLVIN.

6775

NC

14

360

Colvin

Luther C

1877

1939

Husband of Carrie I (GREEK) COLVIN.  Married 20 Oct 1904.  Son of Elisha & Susannah (GRUBB) COLVIN.

6773

NC

14

360

Colvin

W Herold

1906

1975

Husband of Doris R (RITCHIE) COLVIN.

PHM3, US Navy.

6948

6949

NC

21

416

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