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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   30 Oct 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.

Stiles

Howard

--

19 Jun 1914

Son of Charles STILES.

Age:  9 years.

(Note:  From cemetery and health department records.)

NSF

 

 

624

Stiles

James

--

Jan 1934

(Note:  From cemetery records.)

NSF

W

2

624

Stiles

Jeffery Lynn

--

24 Dec 1962

Infant.

6222


SW

inf

586

Stiles

Ruth

--

8 Jan 1917

Age:  3 years.

(Note:  From cemetery and health department records.)

NSF

W

2

624

Stillwell

William H

--

1 May 1918

Age:  34 years.

(Note:  From cemetery records.)

NSF

NW

19

604

Stokes

Albert E

abt 1850

25 Jan 1936

Husband of Mary J “Jennie” (ALLEN) STOKES.  Married 29 May 1873.

2044

SC

7

284

Stokes

James

--

1904

(Note:  On back of stone for Albert E & Mary J “Jennie” STOKES.)

2046

SC

7

284

Stokes

James

abt 1847

12 Dec 1903

Husband of A M STOKES.

Musician, Co. C, 25th Reg. Indiana Infantry.

Enlisted 19 Aug 1861.  Mustered out 17 Jul 1865.

2053

SC

8

284

Stokes

Mary J “Jennie”

abt 1855

18 Apr 1934

nee ALLEN.  Wife of Albert E STOKES.  Married 29 May 1873.

2044

SC

7

284

Stone

Lullia C

10 Jul 1864

16 Nov 1891

nee COLEMAN.  Wife of Thomas M STONE.  Married 4 Aug 1887.

1176

ENE

9

129

Stoneburger

Gorgia K

1912

1946

Daughter of Laura Frances (ALLEN) GARRISON.

0089

ESE

3

654

Stoops

Edith Pauline

--

1919

Daughter of Elias H & Alba I (GOOCH) BILDERBACK STOOPS.

“Infant”

6446

W

3

629

Stoops

Elias H

11 Apr 1854

13 Feb 1929

Husband of Matilda J STOOPS.

“Father”

1349

ENE

16

150

Stoops

Matilda J

9 Oct 1864

7 Jun 1914

Wife of Elias H STOOPS.

“Mother”

1349

ENE

16

150

Stormont

Alva E

6 Nov 1896

15 Jul 1897

Son of Charles E & Ada E (ARMSTRONG) STORMONT.

1788

N*

1

362

Stormont

Charles E

1870

1955

Husband of Ada E (ARMSTRONG) STORMONT, 1st, married 11 Sep 1895; and Sarah C STORMONT, 2nd.

1789

N*

1

362

Stormont

Eunice Heston

1876

1946

nee HESTON.  Wife of Harry K STORMONT.  Daughter of Joseph S & Margaret Ann “Peggy” (WALLIS) HESTON.  Married 14 Dec 1899.

2091

SC

9

322

Stormont

Harry K

1875

1948

Husband of Eunice (HESTON) STORMONT.  Married 14 Dec 1899.

2092

SC

9

322

Stormont

J Frank

1865

1940

Husband of Rosa (BURTON) STORMONT.  Married 16 May 1889.

“Father”

2297

SC

17

382

Stormont

Jennie

1866

1948

--

2428

SC

22

413

Stormont

Louisa

4 Jul 1844

21 Jan 1916

nee CROW.  Wife of Robert P STORMONT.  Married 28 Mar 1867.

6718

NC

12

335

Stormont

Rachel M

20 Apr 1900

19 Jan 1985

--

2379

SC

20

402

Stormont

Robert P

25 Apr 1835

9 Jul 1906

Husband of Louisa (CROW) STORMONT.  Married 28 Mar 1867.

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

“Carcinoma stomach”

6718

6719

NC

12

335

Stormont

Rosa Burton

1866

1949

nee BURTON.  Wife of J Frank STORMONT.  Married 16 May 1889.

“Mother”

2297

SC

17

382

Stormont

Sarah C

1883

1962

Second wife of Charles E STORMONT.

1789

N*

1

362

Stout

Frances “Fanny”

1837

1894

“Mother”

1617

ENE

26

201

Strain

Agnes G

--

22 Sep 1893

nee SUMMERS.  First wife of Ross H STRAIN. 

Married:  19 Oct 1892. 

Daughter of Robert & Mollie (GOODNIGHT) SUMMERS.


Aged:  20 Yrs. 6 M.

1364

ENE

16

210

Strain

Clara

--

6 Jan 1916

Infant.

(Note:  From cemetery and health department records.)

NSF

W

2

622

Strain

Dorothy May

--

Nov 1922

(Note:  From cemetery records.)

NSF

NW

18

599

Strain

Helen

--

2 Apr 1930

Infant of Silas STRAIN.

(Note:  From cemetery records.)

NSF

NW

18

596

Strain

Infant

--

Dec 1929

Infant of Silas STRIAN.

(Note:  From cemetery records.)

NSF

NW

18

596

Strain

Infant

--

Jun 1925

Infant of Ed STRAIN.

(Note:  From cemetery records.)

NSF

NW

18

598

Strain

Lenora

--

10 Feb 1916

Age:  2 years.

(Note:  From cemetery and health department records.)

NSF

W

2

622

Strain

Margaret

1854

1936

Wife of S Vet STRAIN.

2467

SC

24

430

Strain

Nina T

24 Aug 1866

3 Jan 1906

(Note:  Barely legible.)

1366

ENE

16

210

Strain

Paul

--

10 Aug 1918

(Note:  From cemetery and health department records.)

NSF

W

2

623

Strain

Sadie

--

10 Oct 1914

(Note:  From cemetery and health department records.)

NSF

W

2

620

Strain

Sarah

--

16 Oct 1918

Age:  23 years.

(Note:  From cemetery and health department records.)

NSF

NW

19

604

Strain

Sylvester “Vet”

1846

25 Nov 1914

Age:  68 years.  Husband of Margaret STRAIN.

2466

SC

24

430

Strain

William

1921

1947

--

0057

ESE

2

656

Strawn

?

--

--

(Note:  From cemetery records.)

NSF

ESE

28

92

Strawn

Nathaniel J

--

Jan 1919

(Note:  From cemetery records.)

NSF

NW

10

539

Strickland

Freda

2 Jun 1930

11 May 2008

nee CUNDIFF.  Wife of Robert E STRICKLAND. 

Married 24 Aug 1956

Daughter of Leslie & Annie Lee (COLLINS) CUNDIFF.

1817

SW

16

585

Strickland

Robert E

25 Jun 1927

30 Apr 2017

Husband of Freda (CUNDIFF) STRICKLAND.

Married
24 Aug 1956.


Son of Louchin & Alice (RIDDLE) STRICKLAND. 

(Click here to view obituary.)

2861

SW

16

585

Stroebel

Mary Cox

1896

Feb 1929

nee COX.  Wife of Edward STROBEL.  Married 20 Mar 1920.  Daughter of Edward & Missouri D (JENKINS) COX.

7140

NC

28

456

Strouse

Adam C

1866

1942

Husband of Catharine STROUSE.

6874

NC

18

390

Strouse

C R

1904

1934

Son of Adam & Catharine STOUSE.

6876

NC

18

390

Strouse

Catharine

1873

1964

Wife of Adam C STROUSE.

6874

NC

18

390

Strouse

Minnie E

1912

1918

Daughter of Adam & Catharine STROUSE.

6875

NC

18

390

Stuckey

Alton C “Doc”

23 Sep 1905

28 Oct 1980

Husband of Hazel (ANTELL) STUCKEY.

1117

ENE

5

132

Stuckey

Hazel Antell

30 Jun 1908

23 Mar 2007

nee ANTELL.  Wife of Alton C “Doc” STUCKEY.  Daughter of Harry & Jane (ZEHR) ANTELL.

1117

ENE

5

132

Stuckey

Tamara Rena

10 Jul 1971

4 Dec 1971

--

6191

SW

inf

556

Sturgeon

Dutch

3 Dec 1942

4 Dec 1942

Infant male.

“Removed from Abilene, Tex.

Buried 30 Sep 1943.

(Note:  From cemetery records.)

NSF

SW

inf

526

Sturges

Alexander Newton

1859

Jan 1923

Husband of Sarah L (Van CAMPEN)  STRUGES.  Married 22 Oct 1890.

“Father”

2489

2485

SC

25

440

Sturges

Gertrude

1901

1941

Wife of Van Newton STRUGES.

2487

2485

SC

25

440

Sturges

Sarah L

1868

1938

nee Van CAMPEN.  Wife of Alexander Newton STURGES.  Married 22 Oct 1890.

2488

2485

SC

25

440

Sturges

Van Newton

16 Aug 1896

26 Mar 1966

Husband of Gertrude STURGES.  Son of Alexander Newton & Sarah L (Van CAMPEN) STRUGES.

Indiana, Pvt., Medical Dept., WW I.

2486

2484

2485

SC

25

440

Stutman

?

--

Feb 1928

Husband of Jesse Ora STUTMAN.

(Note:  From cemetery records.)

NSF

NW

18

599

Stutman

Jesse Ora

--

Jan 1924

(Note:  From cemetery records.)

NSF

NW

18

599

Summers

Billie

--

25 Jul 1927

--

7545

NW

17b

597

Summers

James F

abt 1862

--

Son of James & Martha (STALES) SUMMERS.

Pvt., Co. K, 159th Indiana Infantry, Spanish American War.  Enlisted 26 Apr 1898.  Mustered out 23 Nov 1898.

2417

SC

22

411

Summers

Jim

1933

1964

“Coach”

7502

NW

15

579

Summers

John W

19 Feb 1952

20 Oct 2014

Husband of Mary E SUMMERS. 


Married 27 Jun 1970.

Son of Rosanna SUMMERS. 

(Click here to view obituary.)

0146

ENE

16

?

Summers

Mary E

19 Apr 1952

--

Wife of John W SUMMERS.


Married 27 Jun 1970.

0146

ENE

16

?

Summers

Sherman

1864

1924

Husband of Effie (SUTTON) SUMMERS.  Married 24 Sep 1903.  Son of Fielding & Martha (STRATEN) SUMMERS.

6769

NC

14

359

Sumner

Andrew

1884

1962

--

1066

ENE

3

194

Sumner

Frank

1888

1940

--

2920

SW

18

590

Sumner

Lewis A

--

24 Arp 1962

Age:  77 years.

(Note:  From cemetery records.)

NSF

ENE

2

165

Sunderman

George

--

--

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

Sutton

Alfred N

1864

1915

Husband of Emma B (TURNAGE) SUTTON.  Married 9 Aug 1883.

6631

NC

8

311

Sutton

Dora L

1 Dec 1869

28 Oct 1950

Wife of William T SUTTON.

“Mother”

0346

ESE

12

22

Sutton

Emma B

1865

Oct 1937

nee TURNAGE.  Wife of Alfred N SUTTON.  Married 9 Aug 1883.  Daughter of John W & Anna TRUNAGE.

6632

NC

8

311

Sutton

George E

10 Nov 1875

17 Mar 1905

Husband of Mary SUTTON.

1512

ENE

22

205

Sutton

Mary

2 Mar 1835

27 May 1917

nee NEWMAN.  Wife of Thomas SUTTON.

1510

ENE

22

205

Sutton

Millard

1886

1966

Son of Alfred N & Emma B (TURNAGE) SUTTON.

6635

NC

8

311

Sutton

Pearl L

2 Sep 1886

8 Apr 1903

Daughter of Alfred N & Emma B (TURNAGE) SUTTON.

6633

NC

8

311

Sutton

Thomas

31 May 1836

10 Jan 1902

Husband of Mary (NEWMAN) SUTTON.

“Father”

“Bright’s Disease”

1510

1511

ENE

22

205

Sutton

William T

19 Mar 1862

20 Oct 1931

Husband of Dora L SUTTON.

“Father”

0346

ESE

12

22

Sutton

Willis N

1884

18 Apr 1956

Son of Alfred N & Emma B (TURNAGE) SUTTON.

6634

NC

8

311

Swain

Cloris

--

Jan 1938

(Note:  From cemetery records.)

NSF

SW

5

497

Swain

Ella Mae

--

12 Mar 1938

(Note:  From cemetery records.)

NSF

SW

5

497

Swain

George L

--

26 Aug 1930

(Note:  From cemetery records.  Buried 28 Aug 1930, in the 4th grave from the NE corner of Lot 576.)

NSF

 

NW

16

576

Swain

Harley

25 Sep 1891

8 Jul 1924

Son of Melissa A SWAIN.

Indiana, Cpl., Co. M, 353rd Inf., 89th Div., WW I.

7523

NW

16

574

Swain

Infant

--

Apr 1920

Infant of Roy SWAIN.

(Note:  From cemetery records.)

NSF

NW

19

606

Swain

May

--

Oct 1925

(Note:  From cemetery records.)

NSF

NW

18

598

Swain

Robert

--

5 May 1917

Age:  2 years.

(Note:  From cemetery and health department records.)

NSF

W

2

623

Swain

Roy

--

Dec 1921

(Note:  From cemetery records.)

NSF

NW

15

575

Swan

Cora B

1883

1986

Wife of John H SWAN.

0212

ESE

7

6

Swan

John H

--

18 Jul 1954

Husband of Cora B SWAN.

Age:  77 years.

(Note:  From cemetery records.)

NSF

ESE

7

6

Sweppy

Anna M

1853

1923

nee LAWRENCE.  Second wife of Henry SWEPPY.  Married about 1878 per 1900 census record.

0764

ESE

25

81

Sweppy

Charles

--

9 Jan 1910

Husband of Mary (ERWIN) SWEPPY.  Married 6 Nov 1862.

Age:  75 years.

(Note:  From cemetery records.)

NSF

ESE

25

79

Sweppy

Edgar

1882

1895

--

0735

0737

ESE

24

79

Sweppy

Fred

1872

1942

Husband of Nellie SWEPPY.  Son of Henry & Anna SWEPPY.

0736

0737

ESE

24

79

Sweppy

Henry F

1838

1932

Husbaand of Mary (PAYNE) SWEPPY, 1st, married 12 Feb 1866; and Anna M (LAWRENCE) SWEPPY, married about 1878 per 1900 census record.

0765

ESE

25

81

Sweppy

James H

abt 1865

Oct 1939

Son of Charles & Mary A (ERWIN) SWEPPY.

(Note:  From cemetery and census records.)

NSF

ESE

25

79

Sweppy

Jess

--

6 Jul 1972

Age:  87 years.

(Note:  From cemetery records.)

NSF

ESE

24

81

Sweppy

Margaret E

--

27 Jun 1957

Age:  94 years.

(Note:  From cemetery records.)

NSF

ESE

24

81

Sweppy

Mary

--

May 1923

(Note:  From cemetery records.)

NSF

ESE

24

81

Sweppy

Mary

1843*

1873*

nee PAYNE.  First wife of Henry F SWEPPY.  Married 12 Feb 1866.

(*Note:  Cemetery records show her date of death as 24 Jan 1878, burial 26 Jan 1878.  Age:  29 y. 8 m. 24 d.  Headstone dates must be in error since first burial in the cemetery did not occur until 1876 or this is a reburial from another cemetery.)

0766

ESE

25

81

Sweppy

Mary A

--

21 Jan 1917

nee ERWIN.  Wife of Charles SWEPPY.  Married 6 Nov 1862.

Age:  76 years.

(Note:  From cemetery and heath department records.)

NSF

ESE

25

79

Sweppy

Oscar

--

22 Aug 1941

(Note:  From cemetery records.)

NSF

ESE

24

81

Sweppy

Pauline E

11 Jan 1906

13 Aug 1970

Wife of Perry A SWEPPY.

“Mother”

0763

ESE

25

81

Sweppy

Perry A

28 Jul 1902

13 Mar 1973

Husband of Pauline E SWEPPY.

“Father”

0763

ESE

25

81

Swisher

William Henry

1866

1929

--

6563

NC

5

306

Switzer

George E “Petie”

1926

1930

--

7374

NW

9

536

Switzer

Lyman N

1876

1924

Husband of Mary (POPE) SWITZER.  Married 9 Jun 1900.  Son of John & Lydia (BUTLER) SWITZER.

“Father” 

Pvt., Spanish American War.  Served from 27 Jun 1898 to 30 Apr 1899.


7377

NW

9

536

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