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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   26 Sep 2017

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.

Phar

Frank Blaine

15 Nov 1884

1 Apr 1944

Husband of Stella (LEE) PHAR. 

Married 19 Mar 1910. 

Son of Josiah & Jane "Jennie" (DAVIS) PHAR.

(Note:  From cemetery and census records.)

NSF

ESE

10

20

Phar

Iola

4 Feb 1892

5 May 1936

Daughter of Josiah & Jane "Jennie" (DAVIS) PHAR.


“Single”

2515


SC

26

442

Phar

Jennie

3 Sep 1856

18 Dec 1924

nee DAVIS.  Second wife of Josiah PHAR.  

Married 8 Apr 1880.  

Daughter of James & Jane "Jennie" (HOLMES) DAVIS.

(Note:  From cemetery records.  Name is shown as “Phar, Mrs.”) 

Buried:  19 Dec 1924.

NSF

ESE

10

20

Phar

Josiah

25 Mar 1842

16 Dec 1924

Husband of Tabitha L (BARNETT) PHAR, 1st, married 1 May 1866; and Jennie (DAVIS) PHAR, 2nd, married 8 Apr 1880


Son of John & Caroline (HELSEY) PHAR.

Pvt., Co. A, 42nd Reg. Indiana Infantry.


Note:  Buried 18 Dec 1924.

0306

ESE

10

20

Phillippe

Bertha M

29 Dec 1907

16 Nov 1986

Wife of Howard E PHILLIPPE.

0641

ESE

21

691

Phillippe

Howard E

3 May 1903

28 Jan 1988

Husband of Bertha M PHILLIPPE.

0641

ESE

21

691

Phillips

Charles A, Jr.

29 Aug 1923

17 Feb 2011

Husband of Marion C PHILLIPS.  Son of Charles Alexander & Goldie A (COOMER) PHILLIPS.

S1, US Navy WW II.

(Click here to view obituary.)

(Note:  Inscription inside heart on small flower holder reads:  "Gladys, Dec 8 1978."  Gladys [Godare] Phillips was Charles' second wife.)

1806

1807

SW

10

530

Phillips

Charles Alexander

20 Feb 1896

25 Sep 1971

Husband of Goldie A (COOMER) PHILLIPS.

Pvt., Co. F, 318th Engrs, WW I.

2746

SW

10

530

Phillips

Elsie Josphie Rothrock

30 Oct 1922

5 Aug 2016

nee ROTHROCK.  Wife of Henry PHILLIPS.

Daughter of Cordie & Mattie (STEWART) ROTHROCK. 

(Click here to view obituary.)

1801

N*

1

481

Phillips

Forrest H

1899

1956

Husband of Helen Ann F (FINNEY) PHILLIPS.

2699

SW

8

525

Phillips

Goldie A

1898

1981

nee COOMER.  Wife of Charles Alexander PHILLIPS.

2746

SW

10

530

Phillips

Helen Ann F

1899

31 Jan 1989

nee FINNEY.  Wife of Forrest H PHILLIPS.  Daughter of Thomas F & Minnie J (WOODS) FINNEY.

2699

SW

8

525

Phillips

Jack F

28 Apr 1931

29 Apr 1931

Son of Forrest H & Helen Ann (FINNEY) PHILLIPS.

2697

SW

7

525

Phillips

Laura Jean

--

7 Aug 1956

Infant.

(Note:  From cemetery records.)

NSF

SW

inf

557

Phillips

Lester

--

Nov 1923

(Note:  From cemetery records.)

NSF

NW

18

599

Phillips

Marion C

8 Nov 1922

7 Oct 1976

Wife of Charles A PHILLIPS.

S1, US Navy, WW II.


(Note:  Inscription inside heart on small flower holder reads:  "Gladys, Dec 8 1978."  Gladys [Godare] Phillips was Charles' second wife.)

1806

1807

2748

SW

10

530

Phillips

Patricia L

20 Apr 1927

30 Jul 2008

nee GILMOUR.  Wife of Robert E "Bob" PHILLIPS.  Married 22 Dec 1946.  Daughter of Alex & Mildred (WHITTED) GILMOUR. 


(Click here to view obituary.)

0158

ESE

24

78

Phillips

Robert E "Bob"

30 Aug 1926

15 Feb 2014

Husband of Patricia L (GILMOUR) PHILLIPS.  Married 22 Dec1946. 


Son of Charles A & Goldie A (COOMER) PHILLIPS, Sr.

US Navy, WW II.

(Click here to view obituary.)

0158

0159

ESE

24

78

Phillips

Ryan S

2 Oct 1972

23 Jun 2008

Son of Nolan & Judy PHILLIPS.

6359

SW1

12

13

Phillips

Sarah

1868

1945

--

0158

ESE

5

645

Phillips

W Michael

--

--

(Note:  Next to Charles A & Marion C PHILLIPS, Jr. monument.)

2749

SW

10

530

Pierce

Alma E

--

24 Oct 1918

Age:  5 years.

(Note:  From cemetery and health department records.)

NSF

ENE

13

125

Pierce

Anna Bryant

1882

1949

Wife of John T PIERCE.

0124

ESE

4

645

Pierce

Blanch M

--

17 Oct 1897

Daughter of Thomas E & E E PIERCE.

Aged:  13 YS 5 MS 10 D.

1241

1277

ENE

13

125

Pierce

David Harvey

1892

19 Oct 1918

Age:  26 years.

(Note:  From cemetery and health department records.)

6835

NC

17

389

Pierce

Dovie

1885

1962

nee SHIPP.  Wife of Robert C PIERCE.  Married 21 Sep 1904.  Daughter of Thomas & Catherine A (SPORE) SHIPP.

6883

NC

19

394

Pierce

Edward Ernest

1 Aug 1918

15 Jun 1971

Indiana, Sgt., Btry. C, 261st, Arty. Bn., WW II, Korea.

6873

NC

18

389

Pierce

Elizabeth

--

--

--

1239

ENE

12

125

Pierce

Eunice Holder

1885

1865

Wife fo George F PIERCE.

0088

ESE

3

654

Pierce

George F

1886

1948

Husband of Eunice HOLDER PIERCE.

0088

ESE

3

654

Pierce

Harrison

17 Dec 1888

3 Aug 1978

Husband of Lula (FINNEY) PIERCE, 1st, married 24 Mary 1917; and Lillie L PIERCE, 2nd.  Son of Nathan & Mary I (WALLACE) PIERCE.

SN, US Navy.

6870

NC

18

389

Pierce

Infant

--

--

Infant daughter.

1240

ENE

12

125

Pierce

Infant

--

Jul 1933

Infant of Jess PIERCE.

(Note:  From cemetery records.)

NSF

W

2

622

Pierce

John T

1881

1945

Husband of Anna Bryant PIERCE.

0124

ESE

4

645

Pierce

John Thomas

--

21 May 1920

Age:  3 years.

(Note:  From cemetery and health department records.)

1238

ENE

12

125

Pierce

Lillie L

1897

1952

Second wife of Harrison PIERCE.

6871

NC

18

389

Pierce

Lula A

1894

1935

nee FINNEY.  First wife of Harrison PIERCE.  Married 24 Mar 1917.

6871

NC

18

389

Pierce

Mary Alice

16 Nov 1911

7 Nov 1929

--

1276

ENE

13

125

Pierce

Robert C

1883

1947

Husband of Dovie (SHIPP) PIERCE.  Married 21 Sep 1904.  Son of Isaac C & Margaret M (LEWIS) PIERCE.

6883

NC

19

394

Pierce

Thomas E

--

20 Oct 1897

Aged 48 YS. 3 MS. 17 D.

“Father”

1237

1279

ENE

13

125

Pierce

Verdie

--

7 Jun 1909

Age:  24 years.

(Note:  From cemetery and health department records.)

NSF

NWn

1

573

Pierce

William Henry Harrison

26 Oct 1953

2 Nov 1953

--

6872

NC

18

389

Ping

Infant

--

Dec 1922

(Note:  From cemetery records.)

NSF

SC

23

434

Pinkston

Katherine “Katie”

1875

27 Jun 1961

--

0194

ESE

6

669

Pinney

?

?

?

Illegible.

1577

ENE

25

111

Pinney

Erastus R

1850

11 Dec 1897

Husband of Katherine M (HISGEN) PINNEY. 


Married
9 Oct 1879


(Click here to view obituary.)

1533

ENE

24

112

Pinney

Harry

1879

12 Aug 1881

Son of Erastus R & Katherine M (HISGEN) PINNEY.

Age:  8 mo. 16 d.

“Cholera Infantum”

1533

ENE

24

112

Pinney

John E

1849

1920

Husband of Sarah J “Jennie” (BANKS) PINNEY.  Married 27 Dec 1882.

1531

ENE

24

112

Pinney

Katherine Marguerite

2 Feb 1856

19__

(5 Feb 1947)

nee HISGEN.  Wife of Erastus R PINNEY.

Married 9 Oct 1879. 

Note:  She is NOT buried here.  She moved to California and is buried in the Forest Lawn Memorial Park, Glendale, Los Angeles County, California, USA

1533

ENE

24

112

Pinney

Roderick

1891

1892

Son of Erastus R & Katherine M (HISGEN) PINNEY.

1533

ENE

24

112

Pinney

Sarah J “Jennie”

1853

1930

nee BANKS.  Wife of John E PINNEY.  Married 27 Dec 1882


Daughter of Thomas & Caroline (RUNSHE) BANKS.

1532

ENE

24

112

Pinney

William R

1887

1903

Son of Erastus R & Katherine M (HISGEN) PINNEY.

“Scarlet Fever”

1533

ENE

24

112

Pinnick

George M

14 Dec 1874

6 May 1937

Husband of Sarah E PINNICK.

7498

NW

15

578

Pinnick

Sarah E

2 Aug 1878

23 Sep 1962

Wife of George M PINNICK.

7498

NW

15

578

Pitman

Eli

1856

1930

Husband of Mary E PITMAN.  Married 6 Sep 1877 in Harrison County, Indiana.

“Father”

6780

NC

15

363

Pitman

Elizabeth Mary

1881

1915

nee SCHWARTZ.  Second wife of William I PITMAN.  Married 20 Apr 1916 in Vanderburgh County, Indiana.  Daughter of John L & Celestia (WOLFE) MURR.

(Note:  Marriage record gives date of birth as 1 Apr 1890)

6778

NC

15

363

Pitman

Florence

1 Feb 1901

25 Feb 1989

Wife of Roland E PITMAN.

1114

ENE

5

133

Pitman

Mary E

1860

May 1934

nee BATES.  Wife of Eli PITMAN.  Married 6 Sep 1877 in Harrison County, Indiana.

“Mother”

6779

NC

15

363

Pitman

Roland E

9 Nov 1903

27 May 1971

Husband of Florence PITMAN.

1114

ENE

5

133

Pitman

Russell R

9 Aug 1894

25 May 1962

Indiana, Sgt., Co. C, 10th Field Sig. Bn., WW I.

6828

NC

16

363

Pitman

William I

17 Nov 1879

1928

Husband of Maud Vina (MURR) PITMAN, 1st, married 26 May 1901, in Harrison County, Indiana; and Elizabeth Mary (SCHWARTZ) PITMAN, married 20 Apr 1916 in Vanderburgh County, Indiana.  Son of Eli & Mary E (BATES) PITMAN.

6778

NC

15

363

Poett

Jessie

1882

1904

nee EATON.  Wife of Claude F POETT.  Daughter of George F & Nancy E (HARLAND) EATON.

6665

NC

10

324

Poett

Thelma F

1902

19__

Daughter of Claude F & Jessie (EATON) POETT.

6666

NC

10

324

Pohlmeier

Louise

1840

1928

--

0755

ESE

25

79

Pollock

Claudia J

8 Jan 1922

10 Sep 2003

nee TAYLOR.  Wife of ? McQUEEN, 1st; and Richard L POLLOCK, 2nd.  Daughter of Ralph & Electa (CORN) TAYLOR.

0622

ESE

20

690

Pollock

Ernest

28 Mar 1903

13 Oct 1958

Husband of Mildred POLLOCK.  Married 28 May 1925.

0537

ESE

18

680

Pollock

Joseph O

21 Feb 1928

20 Aug 1980

Husband of Marilou POLLOCK.

0621

ESE

20

690

Pollock

Marilou

24 Sep 1927

--

Wife of Joseph O POLLOCK.

0621

ESE

20

690

Pollock

Mildred

6 Jul 1910

10 Oct 1996

Wife of Ernest POLLOCK.  Married 28 May 1925.

0537

ESE

18

680

Pollock

Richard L

2 Apr 1932

10 Nov 1982

Husband of Claudia J POLLOCK.

0622

ESE

20

690

Polls

James

--

Jul 1922

(Note:  From cemetery records.)

NSF

NW

19

607

Pond

Eden H

13 Sep 1910

4 Aug 2003

Wife of Edward C POND.  Married 27 Jun 1943.

0608

ESE

20

67

Pond

Edward C

14 Mar 1902

4 Jan 1963

Husband of Eden H POND.  Married 27 Jun 1943.

0608

ESE

20

67

Poneleit

Carl

--

26 Dec 1896

Aged:  26 Yrs. 6 Mos. 14 Ds.

“Killed in coal mine explosion at Princeton, Ind.

1845

N*

2

421

Poneleit

Robert

--

26 Dec 1896

Husband of Josephine (PRUGH) PONELEIT.

Aged 33 Yrs. 2 Mos. 22 Ds.

“Killed in coal mine explosion at Princeton, Ind.

1846

N*

2

421

Posey

H A

--

17 Apr 1902

Age:  61 years.

“Consumption”

(Note:  From cemetery records.)

NSF

ENE

30

136

Potter

Tipton T

1 Aug 1871

11 Sep 1913

Son of John P & Mary POTTER.

2537

SC

27

466

Potts

Henry Bascom "H B"

20 Apr 1826

18 Feb 1899

Husband of Mary Ellen (CAMPBELL) POTTS.  Married 10 Jun 1850 in Washington County, Kentucky.  Son of John & Catherine (BACH) POTTS. 


(Click here to view obituary.)

No headstone found.

 

?

?

?

Powell

Bridget

1857

1939

nee RYAN.  Wife of William POWELL.  Married 18 Mar 1875 in Perry County, Indiana.

“Mother”

2777

SW

11

554

Powell

D G, Dr.

1840

1894

Husband of Mary S (PEED) POWELL, 2nd.  Married 17 Dec 1884.

“Father”

0819

ESE

27

87

Powell

Edward “Ed”

1888

1959

Husband of Myrtle L POWELL.

1787

N*

1

362

Powell

George H

9 Feb 1884

12 Dec 1974

Husband of Ruth (WHITE) POWELL.  Married 24 Sep 1914 in Vanderburgh County, Indiana.


Sgt. US Army.

2981

SW

21

698

Powell

Grace Cuppy

1885

1971

nee CUPPY.  Wife of Mashall C POWELL.  Married 14 Nov 1905.  Daughter of Melville & Elizabeth (ELLIOTT) CUPPY.

2107

2106

SC

9

319

Powell

Heilman

1880

28 Jul 1943

Husband of Etta May (DAVIS) POWELL, 1st, married 26 Aug 1904; and Laura Bell “Cookie” (DAVIS) POWELL, 2nd, married 27 Dec 1913.

(Note:  Wives were sisters.)

7561

NW

18

594

Powell

Helen J

--

25 May 1914

Infant.

0787

ESE

26

87

Powell

Infant

--

23 Jan 1875

Infant daughter of Dr. D G & L G POWELL.

Aged:  23 Days.

0817

ESE

27

87

Powell

Infant

--

16 Oct 1885

Infant of Dr. D G & L G POWELL.

“Premature”

(Note:  From Cemetery records.)

NSF

ESE

27

87

Powell

Infant

--

29 Nov 1911

Infant of Lizzie POWELL.

(Note:  From cemetery records.)

NSF

 

inf

436

Powell

James

1892

1927

Husband of Margaret M (FLACK) POWELL.  Married 13 Jul 1911.

2705

SW

8

522

Powell

James Dennis “Denny”

1869

22 Jul 1902

Son of D G & Louise J POWELL, Jr.

“Accident”

2128

SC

10

319

Powell

Laura Bell “Cookie”

17 May 1894

2 Nov 1981

nee DAVIS.  Second wife of Heilman POWELL.  Married 27 Dec 1913.  Daughter of Jasper & Mary (FORD) DAVIS.

“Mother – Grandmother”

7560

NW

18

594

Powell

Louise J

24 Apr 1846

11 May 1923

nee KIRKMAN.  Wife of D G POWELL, Jr.  Married 8 Nov 1866.

“Mother”

2127

SC

10

319

Powell

Margaret M

1892

1982

nee FLACK.  Wife of James POWELL.  Married 13 Jul 1911.

2706

SW

8

522

Powell

Margaret Ruth

9 Mar 1916

31 Jul 1916

Daughter of George H & Ruth (WHITE) POWELL.

6439

6441

W

3

631

Powell

Marshall C

1876

1956

Husband of Grace (CUPPY) POWELL.  Married 14 Nov 1905.  Son of Dr. G & Louise J (KIRKMAN) POWELL.

2108

2106

SC

9

319

Powell

Mary S

1858

Sep 1922

nee PEED.  Second wife of Dr. D G POWELL.  Married 17 Dec 1884.

“Mother”

0819

ESE

27

87

Powell

Myrtle L

1898

1981

Wife of Edward “Ed” POWELL.

1787

N*

1

362

Powell

Nicky Gene

--

27 Apr 1957

--

6201

SW

inf

557

Powell

Ocean P

1887

1961

Daughter of Dr. D G & Mary S (PEED) POWELL.

0820

ESE

27

87

Powell

Robert L

12 Feb 1943

12 Feb 1992

Husband of Bettye Jo POWELL. 

6334

SW1

9

10

Powell

Ruth A

1 May 1897

23 Nov 1982

nee WHITE.  Wife of George H POWELL, married 24 Sep 1914 in Vanderburgh County, Indiana.  Daughter of George Bailey & Helen Nancy (MORRIS) WHITE.

(Note:  Location and date of death from cemetery records.  Birth date and parents courtesy of Beverly A (MINNIS) HEDGE, 21 Oct 2011)

No headstone.

SW

21

698

Powell

W Russell

1909

1945

Son of Heilman & Etta May (DAVIS) POWELL.

7562

NW

18

594

Powell

William

1857

1932

Husband of Bridget (RYAN) POWELL.  Married 18 Mar 1875 in Perry County, Indiana.

“Father”

2777

SW

11

554

Powers

Simeon M

18 Aug 1881

20 Feb 1955

(Note:  Edges of stone have been chipped off.)

0043

ESE

2

651

Preusz

Daniel

14 Dec 1872

6 Feb 1923

Husband of Ella (CALLAHAN) PREUSE, 1st; and Lula M PREUSZ, 2nd.

7489

NW

15

574

Pride

Carrie Dell

1889

1970

nee PITMAN.  Wife of William E PRIDE.  Married 17 Oct 1915.  Daughter of Eli & Mary E (BATES) PITMAN.

6826

NC

16

363

Pride

Eloise

1917

1989

Daughter of William E & Dell PRIDE.

6827

NC

16

363

Pride

Farrel K

1 Apr 1929

26 May 1995

Husband of Rosanna (DUNN) PRIDE.  Married 20 Jun 1951.  Son of Merle PRIDE (mother.)

US Army, Korea.

6343

SW1

10

11

Pride

Rosanna

11 Dec 1932

12 Feb 1994

nee DUNN.  Wife of Farel K PRIDE.  Married 20 Jun 1951.

6343

SW1

10

11

Pride

William Elmer

1891

Jul 1919

Husband of Carrie Dell (PITMAN) PRIDE.  Married 17 Oct 1915.  Son o fLayfaette & Elizabeth (SIMPSON) PRIDE.

6825

NC

16

363

Pritchett

Charles F

--

30 May 1899

Age:  26 years.

(Note:  From cemetery 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

Pritchett

Charles W

abt 1823

?

Blacksmith, Co. C, 1st Reg. Indiana Cavalry.

(Note:  Added from 1939 WPA Veteran Graves Survey.)

NSF

?

?

?

Pritchett

George

1863

1911

Husband of Mary A (WEATHERLY) PRITCHETT.  Married 2 Jan 1893.

1859

N*

2

293

Pritchett

Infant

--

Aug 1924

(Note:  From cemetery records.)

NSF

NW

18

598

Pritchett

Infant

--

Jun 1926

(Note:  From cemetery records.)

NSF

NW

18

598

Pritchett

Infant

--

May 1923

(Note:  From cemetery records.)

NSF

NW

18

599

Pritchett

John C

1854

6 Jul 1912

--

0371

ESE

13

23

Pritchett

Mary

--

23 Jul 1888

Age: 57 Years.

(Note:  From cemetery records.)

NSF

ESE

13

23

Pritchett

Mary A

abt 1866

14 Feb 1907

nee WEATHERLY.  Wife of George PRITCHETT.  Married 2 Jan 1893.

“Mother”

1860

N*

2

293

Pritchett

Raymond

--

10 Dec 1914

Age:  2 years.

(Note:  From cemetery and health department records.)

NSF

SC

27

466

Pritchett

Robert

--

Sep 1922

(Note:  From cemetery records.)

NSF

NW

19

607

Pritchett

Ruth

--

17 Dec 1915

Age:  60 years.

(Note:  From cemetery and health department records.  Lot owne by Isaac Newton Sloan.)

NSF

NE*

1

235

Pugh

George Loven

5 Sep 1912

17 Dec 1990

Husband of Kathleen Elizabeth (ARNOLD) PUGH.

Age:  78 years.

(Note:  From cemetery records and obituary.)

NSF

SW

18

616

Pugh

Kathleen

7 May 1915

15 Jul 1989

nee ARNOLD.  Wife of George Loven PUGH.  Daughter of Virgil & Carrie (MOORE) ARNOLD.

Age:  74 years.

(Note:  From cemetery records and obituary.)

NSF

SW

18

616

Pugh

Lillian L

10 Dec 1928

1 Jan 2000

Wife of Nola F PUGH.

2901

SW

17

587

Pugh

Nolan F

31 Jul 1920

11 Jan 1979

Husband of Lillian L PUGH.

2901

SW

17

587

Pugh

Robert E, Sr.

25 Aug 1947

19 Mar 1992

Son of Lillian PUGH.

“Father”

2907

SW

18

587

Pugh

Shawn Allen

29 Jun 1970

2 Jul 1970

--

6218

SW

inf

586

Purcell

Eunice

1885

1985

Wife of David PURCELL.

2573

SW

1

467

Purcell

Meltin

--

1 Dec 1911

(Note:  From cemetery records.  Surname appears to be “Purchell” in cemetery record.)

NSF

SC

25

437

Purcell

William David

1886

27 Mar 1935

Husband of Eunice PURCELL.

Philippines Insurrection.

Gunnersmate, 3rd Class, US Navy. 

2573

SW

1

467

Pyeatte

Mollie

--

Sep 1919

(Note:  From cemetery records.)

NSF

ESE

19

53

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