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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  28 Jul 2015

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.

Shafer

Carl J

--

4 Dec 1928

Infant of Carl J SHAFER.

(Note:  From cemetery records.)

7553


NW

18

596

Shaffer

Luella R

1883

--

Daughter of Richard & Ella M (WHITING) HUSSEY.

0979

ESE

32

241

Shandy

Mary A

--

29 Jul 1930

nee SPAIN.  Wife of Ellis F TICHENOR, 1st, married 29 Dec 1886; and ? SHANDY, 2nd.

Age:  64 years 5 months 25 days.

“Myocarditis”

(Note:  From cemetery records.)

NSF

NC

27

460

Shanks

Alonzo

1 Jun 1898

8 May 1987

Son of Jacob & Bettie (DYE) SHANKS.


Pvt.
, US
Army, WW I.  Enlisted 19 Feb 1918 at Princeton, Indiana; Discharged 11 Feb 1919.

Note:  Died at Wabash Health Care Center, Wabash, Indiana.

1835

N*

2

512

Shanks

Alva

1881


(13 Jul 1884)*

12 Sep 1935

Husband of Margaret May “Maggie” (COOMER) SHANKS, 1st;married 21 Jan 1907; and Hattie SHANKS, 2nd. 


Son of Jacob & Bettie (DYE) SHANKS.


Son of Jacob & Bettie (DYE) SHANKS.

“Father”

*Birthdate from 1st marriage record and WW I Draft Registration Card.

317

NW

7

514

Shanks

Alva T “Bud”

14 Mar 1912

4 Oct 1984

Son of Alva & Margaret May “Maggie” (COOMER) SHANKS.

7313

NW

7

514

Shanks

Alva, Jr.

--

17 Jan 1940

(Note:  From cemetery records.)

NSF

NW

7

514

Shanks

Earl

--

Nov 1922

Infant.

(Note:  From cemetery records.)

NSF

NW

7

514

Shanks

George W

21 Mar 1906

27 Feb 1931

Son of Alva & Margaret May “Maggie” (COOMER) SHANKS.

7314

NW

7

514

Shanks

Hattie Lee

18 Feb 1897

6 Jan 1969

Second wife of Alva SHANKS.


“Mother”

2618

SW

4

496

Shanks

Margaret May “Maggie”

3 Sep 1881

12 Oct 1924

nee COOMER.  First wife of Alva SHANKS.  Married 21 Jan 1907.


Daughter of William Thomas & Fannie (SAULSBERRY) COOMER.

7316

NW

7

514

Shannon

Anna E

1859

1926

nee GOURLEY.  Wife of William C SHANNON.  Married 3 Nov 1881.

2435

SC

23

431

Shannon

Anna Vanzandt

1907

1965

--

6578

NC

6

302

Shannon

Charles A

1864

1936

Husband of Lillian B (BUCKLIN) SHANNON.  Married 1 Mar 1894.  Son of Andrew A & Mary L (ROBB) SHANNON.

6580

NC

6

302

Shannon

Ella Hall

abt 1844

24 Mar 1924

nee HALL.  Wife of Samuel H SHANNON.  Married 20 Apr 1870.

(Note:  From cemetery and census records.)

NSF

ENE

22

115

Shannon

John D

18 Feb1832

12 Aug 1881

Husband of Mary F SHANON.

Aged: 49 Y. 5 M. 24 D.

“Father”

1488

1492

ENE

21

114

Shannon

Lillian B

1867

1921

nee BUCKLIN.  Wife of Charles A SHANNON.  Married 1 Mar 1894.

6579

NC

6

302

Shannon

Mary F

17 Feb 1837

29 Nov 1892

Wife of John D SHANNON.

Aged:  55 Y. 9 M. 12 D.

“Mother”

1489

1493

ENE

21

114

Shannon

Mary L

--

15 Aug 1895

Wife of A A SHANNON.

Aged:  56 Years 4 Mos. 25 Dys.

“Mother”

6566

6577

NC

6

302

Shannon

Paul

abt 1882

Aug 1946

Son of Samuel H & Ella (HALL) SHANNON.

(Note:  From cemetery and census records.)

NSF

ENE

22

115

Shannon

Robert H

abt 1884

Dec 1928

Son of Samuel H & Ella (HALL) SHANNON.

(Note:  From cemetery and census records.)

NSF

ENE

22

115

Shannon

Samuel H

abt 1842

Jan 1914

Husband of Ella (HALL) SHANNON.  Married 20 Apr 1870.

Pvt., Co. K, 24th Reg. Indiana Infantry.  Enlisted on 31 Jul 1861.  Mustered out on 31 Jul 1864.

(Note:  Cemetery records say “Shipped in Jan 12-14”)

1498

ENE

22

115

Shannon

William C

1857

1940

Husband of Anna E (GOURLEY) SHANNON.  Married 3 Nov 1881.

2436

SC

23

431

Sheets

Frederick J

23 Feb 1892

23 May 1910

Son of John G & Josephine V (SNYDER) SHEETS.

6674

NC

10

327

Sheets

John C

--

13 Feb 1908

Age:  52 years.

“Acute nephritis”

(Note:  From cemetery records.)

NSF

ENE

27

138

Sheets

John G

4 Dec 1855

13 Feb 1906

Husband of Josephine V (SNYDER) SHEETS.

6672

NC

10

327

Sheets

Josephine V

22 Mar 1858

19 Jul 1935

nee SNYDER.  Wife of John G SHEETS.

6673

NC

10

327

Shelton

Emory A

--

Oct 1929

(Note:  From cemetery records.)

NSF

NW

13

566

Shelton

Robert Allen

29 Apr 1917

7 Oct 1917

--

6431

W

2

623

Shelton

Rosa B

1870

1918

“Mother”

7404

NW

10

539

Sherman

Jack A

19 Jun 1945

25 Aug 1993

First husband of Peggie J SHERMAN STEWART.  Married 10 Feb 1968.

“Parents of:  Brenda Denise”

6411

6412

SW2

5

30

Sherman

Peggie J

30 May 1948

2 Aug 2006

Wife of Jack A SHERMAN, 1st, married 10 Feb 1968; and ? STEWART, 2nd.

“Parents of:  Brenda Denise”

(Click here to view obituary.)


6411

6412

SW2

5

30

Sherrer

Edward H

1885

1955

Husband of Sallie ALSTOT.  Married 5 Dec 1891.

6527

NC

3

299

Sherry

Anna

abt 1837

25 Apr 1892

nee BROWNLEE.  Wife of Joseph SHERRY.

1767

NE*

1

229

Sherry

Edward

1869

1950

--

0175

ESE

5

649

Sherry

Effie B

abt 1885

12 Sep 1911

nee STEVENS.  Wife of Curtis Lee SHERRY.  Married 12 Sep 1906.  Daughter of William STEVENS.

(Note:  From cemetery and other records.  Last residence, Danville, Illinois.)

NSF

SC

24

436

Sherry

Harriett

--

25 Aug 1917

Wife of Joseph B SHERRY.  Married 13 Jan 1913.  Daughter of Hiram R & Anna (STEWART) YOUNG.

Age:  53 years.

(Note:  From cemetery health department records.)

NSF

ESE

30

105

Sherry

Joseph “Joe”

abt 1834

24 Aug 1911

Husband of Anna (BROWNLEE) SHERRY.

Age:  76 years.

Pvt., Co A, 80th Reg. Indiana Infantry.

(Note:  Some information from cemetery and health department records.)

1766

NE*

1

229

Sherry

Joseph B

abt 1868

9 Mar 1936

Husband of Harriet E (YOUNG) SHERRY. Married 13 Jan 1913.  Son of Joseph & Anna (BROWNLEE) SHERRY.

Spanish American War.  Illinois, Pvt., 20th U. S. Inf.

1769

NE*

1

229

Shewmaker

Proctor K

1876

1954

Husband of Lelia M SHEWMAKER, 1st; and Ruth M (MILBURN) SHEWMAKER.  Son of William B & Martha B SHEWMAKER.

7002

NC

23

425

Shewmaker

Ruth Milburn

1875

1959

nee MILBURN.  Wife of Geroge BURTON, 1st, marrie d1 Dec 1898; and Proctor K SHEWMAKER, 2nd.  Daughter of Preston & Malinda (WRIGHT) MILBURN.

7049

NC

24

424

Shine

Edward M

1 Nov 1919

21 Jul 1997

Hubsand of Mayble SHINE, 1st; and Darla SHINE, 2nd.

TEC 4, US Army, WW II.

1352

1353

ENE

16

151

Shine

Mayble

1890

1937

nee McDONALD.  First wife of Edward Francis SHINE.  Married 30 Dec 1914.  Daughter of Samuel M & Anna B (NORRIS) McDONALD.

1354

ENE

16

151

Shine

Pansy E

21 Aug 1911

14 May 2001

nee O”NEAL.  Wife of Raymond SHINE.

6685

NC

11

333

Shine

Rickey A

1892

1972

nee COLLINS.  Wife of Millard Otis “Red” HILL, 1st; and Edward Francis SHINE, 2nd.  Daughter of Vincent SHINE.

“Mother”

2820

SW

13

559

Shipman

James W

1868

1941

Husband of Viney J SHIPMAN.

2665

SW

6

497

Shipman

Viney J

1866

1953

Wife of James W SHIPMAN.

2665

SW

6

497

Shipp

Catherine

25 Mar 1842

2 Aug 1918

nee SPORE.  Wife of Thomas SHIPP.

(Note:  Alternate spelling of surname on large monument.)
(Click here to view obituary.)

1715

ENE

30

197

Shipp

James

1867

1931

Husband of Nora (PIERCE) HARTLEY SHIPP, 1st, married 16 Mar 1909; and Rosa SHIPP, 2nd.  Son of Thomas & Caroline (HUDSON) SHIPP.

1674

ENE

29

197

Shipp

Paul

1912

1932

Son of James SHIPP & Nora (PIERCE) HARTLEY SHIPP.

1673

ENE

29

197

Shipp

Rosa

1888

1957

Second wife of James SHIPP.

 “Mother”

1672

ENE

29

197

Shipp

Thomas

26 Feb 1832

6 Jan 1908

Husband of Catherine SHIPP.

Corpl., Co. C, 82nd Reg. Indiana Infantry.

“Disease of heart”
(Click here to view obituary.)

1715

1713

ENE

30

197

Shirrell

Lenord A

--

--

Note:  Cemetery records report all graves in this Lot (189) owned by “single graves.”  There are no dates or other information.  Whether or not these individuals are actually buried here has not been determined.)

NSF

ENE

9

189

Shoaf

Amos K “Emil”

--

11 Sep 1917

Age:  1 year.

(Note:  From cemetery and health department records.  Given name is “Emil” in cemetery records.)

NSF

W

2

623

Shoaf

Daisy E

1880

1969

Wife of Frank SHOAF.

0131

ESE

4

643

Shoaf

Frank

1873

1971

Husband of Daisy E SHOAF.

0131

ESE

4

643

Shoaf

Harry L

29 Nov 1920

23 Mar 1946

Son of Frank & Daisy E SHOAF.

Cpl., US Army Air Force, WW II.

0129

ESE

4

643

Shoaf

Verle R

1918

--

Son of Frank & Daisy E SHOAF.

0130

ESE

4

643

Shomate

George

7 Jun 1862

21 Dec 1916

--

1793

N*

1

392

Shomate

Lucinda

--

5 Aug 1908

Age:  3 months.

“Inanition”

(Note:  From cemetery records.)

NSF

N*

1

392

Shoptaugh

Etta Epperson

1866

1923

nee EPPERSON.  Wife of M Edgar SHOPTAUGH.  Married 18 Jan 1894.  Daughter of J S & Esther (MAUCK) EPPERSON.

2148

SC

10

323

Shoptaugh

M Edgar

1867

1939

Husband of Etta (EPPERSON) SHOPTAUGH.  Married 18 Jan 1894.  Son of Shelton H & Sarah J (BURCHFIELD) SHOPTAUGH.

2147

SC

10

323

Shoptaugh

Sarah J

abt 1849

5 May 1914

nee BURCHFIELD.  Wife of Shelton H SHOPTAUGH.  Married 10 Apr 1866.  Daughter of William & Eliza (DRYSDALE) BURCHFIELD.

“Mother”

2146

2144

SC

10

323

Shoptaugh

Shelton H

abt 1841

 

Husband of Sarah J (BURCHFIELD) SHOPTAUGH.  Married 10 Apr 1866.

“Father”

2145

2144

SC

10

323

Short

Jennie Adcock

--

May 1934

Wife of William P ADCOCK, 1st; and ? SHORT, 2nd.

(Note:  From cemetery census records.)

NSF

ENE

7

131

Shuel

Anna Mae

1896

1944

Wife of Charles F SHEUL.

0910

ESE

30

103

Shuel

Beatrice C

2 Sep 1907

25 Apr 2003

Wife of Max M SHUEL.  Married 12 Jun 1939.

6950

NC

21

415

Shuel

Catharine

6 Dec 1857

8 May 1913

nee KRAFT.  Second wife of John W SHUEL.  Married 27 Sep 1877.

“Mother”

6953

NC

22

415

Shuel

Charles F

1894

1976

Husband of Anna Mae SHUEL.

0910

ESE

30

103

Shuel

Darwin Frederick

1920

30 Jul 1920

Age:  1 month.

6483

NC

1

287

Shuel

Donald F

11 Jul 1912

24 Mar 1986

Husband of Vivian M SHUEL.

0416

ESE

14

676

Shuel

Emily S

1883

1949

nee MILLER. Wife of Fred SCHUEL.  Married 24 Jun 1905 in Knox County, Indiana.  Daughter of Stephen & Marth (BUETHERS) SHUEL.

6951

6974

NC

22

415

Shuel

Flora

1871

1951

nee KING.  Wife of Jacob SHUEL. Married 22 Jun 1893.

6954

NC

21

415

Shuel

Fred

1883

19__

Husband of Emily S (MILLER) SHUEL.  Married 24 Jun 1905 in Knox County, Indiana.  Son of John W & Catherine (KRAFT) SHUEL.

6951

6973

NC

22

415

Shuel

Harry W

14 Nov 1879

1 Oct 1913

Son of John W & Catharine (KRAFT) SHUEL.

6952

6972

NC

22

415

Shuel

Jacob

1872

1947

Husband of Flora SHUEL.  Son of John W & Barbara (STRUPP) SHUEL.

6954

NC

21

415

Shuel

John W

17 Apr 1849

3 Jul 1921

Husband of Barbara (STRUPP) SHUEL, 1st, married 12 Dec 1871 in Vanderburgh County, Indiana; and Catharine (KRAFT) SHUEL, 2nd, married 27 Sep 1877

“Father”

US Navy.

6953

6970

NC

22

415

Shuel

Max M

16 May 1906

12 Jul 1992

Husband of Beatrice C SHUEL.  Married 12 Jun 1939.

6950

NC

21

415

Shuel

Vivian M

7 Jan 1913

16 Nov 1989

Wife of Donald F SHUEL.

0416

ESE

14

676

Shumate

Carrie T

1869

29 Jul 1940

nee SPROWL.  Wife of George Lannes TAYLOR, 1st, married 24 Dec 1890; and John W SHUMATE, 2nd, married 18 Sep 1900.

6479

6505

NC

2

288

Shumate

John W

1866

Nov 1949

Second husband of Carrie T (SPROWL) TAYLOR SHUMATE.   Married 18 Sep 1900.

6506

NC

2

288

Simmons

Alvin

1858

1920

Husband of Mary A (JACKSON) SIMMONS.

7453

NW

13

568

Simmons

Charles S

1885

1954

Husband of Mary Hazel SIMMONS.

7280

NW

5

507

Simmons

Herschel A

1911

1969

56th Engineers

0420

ESE

15

677

Simmons

Mary A

1862

1947

nee JACKSON.  Wife of Alvin SIMMONS.

7453

NW

13

568

Simmons

Mary Hazel

1900

1985

Wife of Charles S SIMMONS.

7280

NW

5

507

Simpson

Ada B

1869

1947

nee ERVIN.  Wife of William E SIMPSON.  Married 1 Sep 1891.

7092

NC

26

447

Simpson

William E

1866

1950

Husband of Ada B (ERVIN) SIMPSON.  Married 1 Sep 1891.

7092

NC

26

447

Sinclair

Don

27 Oct 1915

16 Aug 1982

Husband of Flossie (GOURLEY) SINCLAIR.

TEC 4, US Army, WW II.

2994

SW

22

698

Sinclair

Flossie

14 Dec 1915

10 Nov 1993

nee GOURLEY.  Wife of Don SINCLAIR.

2994

SW

22

698

Sinclar

Claud M

17 Mar 1876

1 Jul 1916

(Note:  Dates are now mostly illegible.)

7173

NWn

1

600

Singer

Carolyn F

22 Aug 1951

--

nee GOODLOE.  Wife of Phillip W SINGER.  Married 4 May 1968.

“Our Children:  Lisa Michelle and Derek Wayne”

0748

0749

ESE

24

2-g

Singer

Derek Wayne

29 Oct 1978

20 Oct 2013

Husband of Jeannine "Lou" SINGER. 


Son of Phillip W & Carolyn F (GOODLOE) SINGER. 

(Click here to view obituary.

0151

ESE

21

?

Singer

Phillip W

23 Jan 1947

25 Sep 2002

Husband of Carolyn F (GOODLOE) SINGER.  Married 4 May 1968.

“Our Children:  Lisa Michelle and Derek Wayne”

0748

0749

ESE

24

2-g

Sinkhorn

Oather

1871

1956

--

0076

ESE

3

666

Sisson

Daisy Florine

1890

1972

nee ALTON.  Second wife of Samuel F SISSON.  Married 16 Oct 1915.

2525

SC

27

462

Sisson

Dorothy F

17 Aug 1918

10 Aug 2008

Daughter of Samuel F & Daisy F SISSON.

2524

SC

27

462

Sisson

Eldon

7 Oct 1895

5 Sep 1951

Husband of Mabel (BEADLE) SISSON.  Married 5 Sep 1917 in Clark County, Indiana.  Son of Samuel F & Pearl N SISSON.

Indiana, Sgt. 152nd Infantry, 38th Div., WW I.

2546

SC

28

462

Sisson

Floyd E

7 May 1912

22 Sep 1912

Son of Goldie E (GRACE) SISSON.

1209

ENE

11

217

Sisson

Jeana Faye

12 May 1962

13 May 1962

--

6225

SW

inf

586

Sisson

Jessie Helen

29 Sep 1915

2 Aug 1937

Daughter of William J & Essie Pearl (KING) SISSON.

2263

SC

15

374

Sisson

Joshua S

Jan 1846

9 Oct 1919

Husband of Flora E SISSON.

Age:  73 years.

(Note:  From cemetery and health department records.)

NSF

ENE

9

188

Sisson

Lewis Zelbert

--

27 Feb 1919

Infant son of Roscoe & Maggie SISSON.

(Note:  From cemetery, census and health department records.)

NSF

NW

19

606

Sisson

Mabel R

10 Feb 1900

--

nee BEADLE.  Wife of Eldon SISSON.  Married 5 Sep 1917 in Clark County, Indiana.

2547

SC

28

462

Sisson

Ray Clinton

--

24 May 1951

--

3038

SW

inf

556

Sisson

Samuel F

1869

1949

Husband of Pearl N SISSON, 1st; and Daisy Florine (ALTON) SISSON.  Married 16 Oct 1915.  Son of John C & Sarah (McCLURE) SISSON.

2525

SC

27

462

Sisson

William J

19 Dec 1889

15 Nov 1951

Husband of Essie Pearl (KING) SISSON.  Married 10 Oct 1914.  Son of Hiram Perry & Mary J (STEWART) SISSON.

Indiana, Pvt., 3rd Infantry.

2261

SC

15

374

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