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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.

Skelton

Arvil H

1 Oct 1902

6 Sep 1990

Husband of Mildred A SKELTON.

“Father”

6781


NC

15

364

Skelton

Betty J

--

Oct 1926

(Note:  From cemetery records.)

NSF

N*

1

482

Skelton

Charles Oscar

12 Apr 1862

24 May 1936

Husband of Fannie C (CLIFFORD) SKELTON. 


Married 11 Oct 1892.

Age:  74 years.

(Note:  Burial location from cemetery records.)

NSF

NC

28

454

Skelton

Charles W

22 Jan 1890

2 Aug 1967

Husband of Lucile SKELTON.

“Father”

7009

NC

23

426

Skelton

Connie Kay

1942

1943

--

3019

SW

inf

526

Skelton

Elisha Edward “Ed”

1882

1952

Husband of Mary (MILLS) SKELTON.  Married 17 Apr 1897.  Son of Joseph M & Mary E SKELTON.

0396

ESE

14

30

Skelton

Elmer L

2 Jul 1914

22 May 1981

Son of Levi Jackson & Florence Louisa SKELTON.

 “Father”

Pfc., US Army, WW II.

7202

NW

1

479

Skelton

Emma Elizabeth

4 Nov 1886

14 Apr 1957

nee GENTRY.  Wife of James Arthur SKELTON.  Married 20 Jun 1903.  Daughter of James & Susan A (FORBES) GENTRY.

0048

ESE

2

654

Skelton

Estella E

1891

1986

Wife of Willard SKELTON.

0611

ESE

20

66

Skelton

Esther M

1926

1948

Daughter of James Arthur & Emma Elizabeth (GENTRY) SKELTON.

0058

ESE

2

656

Skelton

Fannie C

Oct 1866

20 Oct 1943

nee CLIFFORD.  Wife of Charles Oscar SKELTON.  Married 11 Oct 1892.

Daughter of Cornelius JE & Priscilla (ROWE) CLIFFORD.

(Note:  Burial location from cemetery records.)

NSF

NC

28

454

Skelton

Florence Louisa

18 Oct 1874

1 Feb 1958

nee ANGLE.  Wife of Levi Jackson SKELTON. 


Daughter of John Wesley ANGLE.

7198

NW

1

479

Skelton

George V

14 Dec 1911

13 Oct 1964

Indiana, Pfc. US Army, WW II.

0341

ESE

12

27

Skelton

Hobart K

27 Sep 1896

31 Jul 1982

Son of Levi Jackson & Florence Louisa SKELTON.

Pvt., US Army, WW I.

7201

NW

1

479

Skelton

Infant

--

Feb 1928

Infant of Phil J SKELTON.

(Note:  From cemetery records.)

NSF

NC

15

364

Skelton

Infant

25 Oct 1944

25 Oct 1944

Infant daughter of Charles & Mildred SKELTON.

"Stillborn"

(Note:  Positive ID by Darla Skelton Lewis.)

3022

SW

inf

527

Skelton

Jack W

1 Aug 1929

30 Jun 1998

Husband of Vivian B (GREEK) SKELTON.  Married 17 Apr 1949.

“Our Children:  Ralph G, Michael R and Deborah K.”

6257

6258

SW1

2

3

Skelton

James Arthur

1874

1952

Husband of Emma Elizabeth (GENTRY) SKELTON.  Married 20 Jun 1903.  Son of Robert R & Nancy J (BREEDEN) SKELTON.

0049

ESE

2

654

Skelton

Joseph M

30 Jun 1842

27 Dec 1923

Husband of Mary E SKELTON.

“Father”

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

0397

ESE

14

30

Skelton

Levi Jackson

14 Sep 1871

1 Aug 1950

Husband of Florence Louisa (ANGLE) SKELTON.

7198

NW

1

479

Skelton

Lillie

1866

1938

Wife of Walter SKELTON.

6642

NC

9

330

Skelton

Lucile

10 Sep 1892

7 Apr 1975

Wife of Charles W SKELTON.

“Mother”

7009

NC

23

426

Skelton

Mary E

1851

1922

Wife of Joseph M SKELTON.

“Mother”

0397

ESE

14

30

Skelton

Mary L Ritchie

25 Jun 1923

21 Jan 2003

Wife of Charles F RITCHIE, 1st; and Fred SKELTON, 2nd.

6389

SW2

1

34

Skelton

Mary Ethel Mills

9 Dec 1878

11 May 1966

nee MILLS.  Wife of Elisha Edward “Ed” SKELTON. 

Married 17 Apr 1897

Daughter of John MILLS & Frances A (KING) MILLS FARMER.

0396

ESE

14

30

Skelton

Mildred A

23 Jan 1906

31 May 1968

Wife of Arvil H SKELTON.

“Mother”

6781

NC

15

364

Skelton

Rosetta “Rose”

--

14 Sep 1918

Age:  48 years.

(Note:  From cemetery and health department records.)

NSF

NW

9

538

Skelton

Ruth N

--

19 Jul 1952

Age:  77 years.

(Note:  From cemetery records.)

NSF

ESE

12

27

Skelton

Sophia Ann Burton

22 Dec 1907

12 Mar 1995

nee HOADLEY.  Daughter of James Arthur HOADLEY & Minnie (REAS) HOADLEY NEWTON.

“Mother”

7449

NW

13

569

Skelton

Susie Kath

31 Jan 1898

19 Jul 1990

nee AYERS.  Wife of William Elza SKELTON.  Married 4 Jun 1917.  Daughter of Frank & Mary (NUNLEY) AYERS.

7145

NC

28

454

Skelton

Vivian B

24 Dec 1927

--

nee GREEK.  Wife of Jack W SKELTON.  Married 17 Apr 1949.

“Our Children:  Ralph G, Michael R and Deborah K.”

6257

6258

SW1

2

3

Skelton

Walter

1865

1951

Husband of Lillie SKELTON.

6643

NC

9

330

Skelton

Walter P

19 Sep 1918

28 Jun 1972

Son of Levi Jackson & Florence Louisa SKELTON.

Indiana, Pfc., HQ, 765th Mil. Police Bn., WW II.

7199

NW

1

479

Skelton

Willard

1877

15 Feb 1937

Husband of Estella E SKELTON.

0611

ESE

20

66

Skelton

William Elza

1 Aug 1893

29 Aug 1942

Husband of Susie Kath (AYERS) SKELTON.  Married 4 Jun 1917.  Son of Oscar & Fannie (CLIFFORD) SKELTON.

Pvt., Co. C, 70th Engrs., WW II.

7147

NC

28

454

Skelton

William Kenneth

1913

 8 Mar 2003

US Army.


0367

ESE

13

675

Skidmore

Elrick H

1908

1952

Son of Ira Vance SKIDMORE.

7282

NW

5

506

Skidmore

Ira Vance

1882

1954

Second husband of Nellie Luzannah (HYNEMAN) BINKLEY SKIDMORE.  Married 14 Aug 1926.

7283

NW

5

506

Skidmore

Nellie Luzannah Binkley

16 Aug 1887

27 Nov 1966

nee HYNEMAN.  Wife of Luther Roy BINKLEY, 1st, married 10 Mar 1909; and Ira Vance SKIDMORE, 2nd, Married 14 Aug 1926.  Daughter of Willis Smith & Harriet Ann (FORD) HYNEMAN.

7284

NW

5

506

Slayback

Eva

--

23 Feb 1883

Wife of Charles SLAYBACK.

Age:  54 yrs. 8 m. 28 d.

“Paralysis of the Brain”

(Note:  From cemetery records.)

NSV

ESE

32

244

Slayback

Harry

--

6 Aug 1864*

Age:  25 days.

(Note:  From cemetery records.)

*”Removed from the Warnock Cemetery; reburied here 6 Mar 1883.”)

NSV

ESE

32

244

Slayback

Lyda

--

1 Dec 1897

(Note:  Identified from cemetery reocords.)

0957

0955

0956

ESE

32

245

Slayton

Lucie W

1893

1973

nee WILKERSON.  Wife of Herbert W SLAYTON.  Married 2 Dec 1916.

0786

0785

ESE

26

86

Slayton

Maida K

1 Dec 1918

19 Sep 2003

nee KOHLMEYER.  Wife of Robert W SLAYTON.  Daughter of John G & Mable E KOHLMEYER.

2164

SC

11

344

Slayton

Robert W

23 Sep 1917

1 Apr 1978

Husband of Maida K (KOHLMEYER) SLAYTON.

2164

SC

11

344

Slinker

Archie

8 Jun 1891

--

Husband of Belle SLINKER.

0056

ESE

2

656

Slinker

Belle

7 Sep 1886

12 Jul 1947

Wife of Archie SLINKER.

0056

ESE

2

656

Sloan

Isaac Newton

--

14 Dec 1937

(Note:  From cemetery records.)

NSF

NE*

1

235

Slunder

Gary Duane, Jr.

--

11 Nov 1969

--

6221

SW

inf

586

Smith

Ada F

1885

1984

Daughter of Charles & Florence (JENKINS) SMITH.

6647

NC

9

328

Smith

Alberta

1922

1985

Daughter of Allen J & Maude E SMITH MARTIN.

2934

SW

19

610

Smith

Anne Palmer

1881

--

Wife of Ducan Vernon SMITH.

1556

ENE

25

201

Smith

Arvilla

--

17 Jan 1917

(Note:  From cemetery and health department records.)

NSF

W

2

623

Smith

Caroline

1855

--

nee SNOW.  Wife of John W SMITH.  Married 25 Nov 1880.

0378

ESE

13

28

Smith

Charles

1862

1939

Husband of Florence (JENKINS) SMITH.  Married 15 Oct 1884.

6648

NC

9

328

Smith

Charlotte Goodman

30 Jul 1894

22 Jan 1977

--

0362

ESE

13

675

Smith

Clara M

1891

1924

--

2217

SC

13

348

Smith

Cora

--

4 Aug 1968

Age:  83 years.

(Note:  From cemetery records.)

NSF

NC

9

328

Smith

David E

--

May 1916

(Note:  From cemetery records.)

NSF

ESE

9

13

Smith

Duncan Vernon

1884

1948

Husband of Anne (PALMER) SMITH.

(Note:  Cemetery records report he was buried 4 Apr 1949.)

1556

ENE

25

201

Smith

E B

--

17 Oct 1942

(Note:  From cemetery records.)

NSF

SW

inf

526

Smith

Ella Belle

--

Mar 1927

(Note:  From cemetery records.)

NSF

NW

18

597

Smith

Ethel M

1875

1953

nee HARTIN.  Wife of Herbert  SMITH.  Married 29 Dec 1904.  Daughter of James J & Mary C (McKISSICK) HARTIN.

6626

NC

8

313

Smith

Gilbert F

1887

1925

Husband of Hester SMITH.

2646

SW

5

503

Smith

Gilbert F

31 Mar 1921

5 Mar 1944

Son of Gilbert F & Hester SMITH.

Sgt., 319th Bomb Sqdn., 90th Bomb Group, US Army Air Forces, WW II.

2642

SW

5

503

Smith

Greeba Vivian

1923

1924

Infant daughter of Martin G & Nellie M (McGREGOR) SMITH.

7327

NW

7

518

Smith

Haskell P

25 Jun 1915

12 Mar 2005

Second husband of Leora E (RESLER) SMITH SMITH.

1405

SW2

4

31

Smith

Herbert

1872

1934

Husband of Ethel M (HARTIN) SMITH.  Married 29 Dec 1904.

6627

NC

8

313

Smith

Herbert L

27 Dec 1916

12 Jan 1947

Son of Gilbert F & Hester SMITH.

Indiana, Tech. Sgt, 32nd AAF Air Service Sq., WW II.

2643

SW

5

503

Smith

Hester

1888

3 Feb 1953

Wife of Gilbert F SMITH.

2645

SW

5

503

Smith

Infant

--

Aug 1924

Infant of Wesley SMITH.

(Note:  From cemetery records.)

NSF

NW

18

598

Smith

Infant

1883

1883

Infant of John W & Caroline (SNOW) SMITH.

0386

0378

ESE

13

28

Smith

Irene

abot 1835

--

(Note:  From cemetery records.)

NSF

ESE

28

92

Smith

J Willis

--

--

--

0385

ESE

13

28

Smith

James Kent

25 Nov 1961

--

Son of James Shirley & Wanda Lee (ANGLE) SMITH.

US Navy.  Persian Gulf Operation Desert Storm, NATO Allied Forces, 1991.

6281

6286

SW1

4

5

Smith

James Shirley

26 Mar 1918

29 Nov 2000

Husband of Wanda Lee (ANGLE) SMITH.  Son of Martin O & Hattie SMITH.

MM1, US Navy, WW II.

6282

6283

6284

SW1

4

5

Smith

Jesse M

10 Apr 1852

15 Dec 1920

--

0269

ESE

9

11

Smith

John Sherman

1922

1923

Infant son of Martin G & Nellie M (McGREGOR) SMITH.

7328

NW

7

518

Smith

John W

1851

1908

Husband of Caroline (SNOW) SMITH.  Married 25 Nov 1880.

0378

ESE

13

28

Smith

Karen Colene

7 Apr 1978

9 May 1978

--

6235

SW

inf

587

Smith

Leatha

1889

23 Aug 1985

Wife of Raleigh SMITH.

0105

ESE

4

649

Smith

Lee Anna

8 Nov 1937

6 Jul 1938

Daughter Edward J & Leora SMITH.

7330

NW

7

518

Smith

Leora E

13 Dec 1916

28 Jan 2014

nee RESLER.  Wife of Edward T SMITH, 1st; and Haskell P SMITH, 2nd.  

 Daughter of Robert & Edith (BRUCE) RESLER. 

(Click here to view obituary.)

1405

SW2

4

31

Smith

Lewis

23 Apr 1919

30 Jul 1920

Son of Clarence & Minnie SMITH.

7360

NW

10

539

Smith

Louisa

--

7 Feb 1875

Wife of David E SMITH.

Aged:  28 yrs. 2 ms. 27 ds.

0275

ESE

9

13

Smith

Marie

22 Aug 1908

23 Apr 1994

Wife of Melvin T SMITH.

“Mother”

1103

ENE

5

222

Smith

Mary

--

17 Mar 1883

Aged 60 Yrs.

“Mother”

0381

0388

ESE

13

28

Smith

Mary Murphy

22 May 1883

22 Jun 1962

--

0577

ESE

19

54

Smith

Matthew

--

1 Nov 1905

(Note:  From cemetery records.)

NSF

SC

12

346

Smith

May

--

Jul 1921

(Note:  From cemetery records.)

NSF

NW

19

607

Smith

Melvin T

29 Aug 1903

2 Jan 1979

Husband of Marie SMITH.

“Father”

1103

ENE

5

222

Smith

Nellie

9 Mar 1868

5 Nov 1887

Daughter of David E & Louisa SMITH.

Aged:  19 Y. 7 M. & 6 D.

0278

ESE

9

13

Smith

Nellie M

23 Dec 1886

1935

nee McGREGOR.  Wife of Martin G SMITH.  Married 4 Nov 1908 in Vanderburgh County, Indiana.

7329

NW

7

518

Smith

Raleigh

1888

1965

Husband of Leatha SMITH.

0104

ESE

4

649

Smith

Susie

--

Oct 1927

(Note:  From cemetery records.)

NSF

NW

14

567

Smith

Walter Zane

--

May 1930

Infant.

(Note:  From cemetery records.)

NSF

W

1

621

Smith

Wanda Lee

2 Aug 1924

--

nee ANGLE.  Wife of James Shirley SMITH.  Daughter of Paul & Elizabeth ANGLE.

6282

6283

SW1

4

5

Smyth

Anna B

23 Sep 1868

3 Nov 1909

Daughter of Dr. Richard & Maria E SMYTH.

1871

1864

1863

SC

1

262

Smyth

John A, Dr.

7 Nov 1858

21 Jun 1888

Son of Dr. Richard & Maria E SMYTH.

1868

1867

1863

SC

1

262

Smyth

Maria E

22 Feb 1834

17 Dec 1914

Wife of Dr. Richard SMYTH.

“Mother”

1867

1863

1870

SC

1

262

Smyth

Richard, Dr.

28 Apr 1830

11 Dec 1904

Husband of Maria E SMYTH.

“Father”

1865

1863

1869

SC

1

262

Smythe

Edward Howard

4 Sep 1911

10 Mar 1985

“Father”

6921

NC

20

396

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