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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.

Wade

John

--

3 Feb 1880

Son of Francis & Charlotte WADE.

Age 22.

(Note:  From cemetery records.)

0829

ESE

28

98

Wade

Reba Fay

20 Jun 1911

4 Nov 1993

nee TAFT.  Wife of Paul WADE. 

Daughter of Charles E & Lillian G (YOUNG) TAFT.

NSF

SW

10

533

Wagner

Ewell L

29 Dec 1918

13 Aug 1988

Husband of Mary E WAGNER.

S3, US Navy, WW II.

6380

6381

SW1

16

17

Wagner

Mary E

14 Mar 1919

26 Aug 1996

Wife of Ewell L WAGNER.

6380

SW1

16

17

Waldroup

Barbara Jo

10 Jul 1935

14 Nov 2015

nee DOSSETT.  Wife of Billie Lee WALDROUP. 

Married 25 Nov 1949

Daughter of Morton & Hilda (WHITE) DOSSETT.

“Parents of:  Larry William, Dennis Ray” 

(Click here to view obituary.)

2883

6271

SW1

3

4

Waldroup

Billie Lee

23 Jun 1932

1 Aug 2005

Husband of Barbara J (DOSSETT) WALDROUP. 

Married 25 Nov 1949. 

Son of William Harrison & Dorothy Grace (JONES) WALDROUP.

“Parents of:  Larry William, Dennis Ray”

2883

6271

SW1

3

4

Waldroup

Cary Don

18 Oct 1965

18 Oct 1965

Infant son of Teddy & Glenna (BARR) WALDROUP.

6213

SW

inf

586

Waldroup

Dorothy Grace

18 Nov 1906

9 Mar 1972

nee WIRTH.  Wife of William H WALDROUP. 


Daughter of  Robert & Beatrice (HINES) WIRTH.

1094

ENE

4

222

Waldroup

Leslie Michael

29 Mar 1964

29 Mar 1964

Infant son of Teddy & Glenna (BARR) WALDROUP.

6229

SW

inf

586

Waldroup

William H

15 Jun 1903

28 Oct 1960

Husband of Dorothy G WALDROUP.

1094

ENE

4

222

Walker

Beatrice B

17 Nov 1911

29 Jul 2001

Wife of Lawrence R WALKER.  Married 15 Oct 1928.

1156

ENE

8

218

Walker

Carrie E

5 Apr 1846

19 Jan 1917

Wife of Edward D WALKER. 


Married
16 Aug 1881.

(Note:  From cemetery and death records.)

NSF

ESE

15

33

Walker

Edna L

5 Feb 1891

29 Dec 1977

Daughter of Lenora WALKER.

2049

SC

7

284

Walker

Edward D

1834

6 Mar 1901

Husband f Carrie E WALKER.  Married 16 Aug 1881.

“Minister of Episcopal Church of England.”

“Organic Dis. Heart”

0433

ESE

15

33

Walker

Infant

--

3 Mar 1977

(Note:  From cemetery records.)

NSF

SW

inf

587

Walker

J Edward

16 Aug 1907

21 Apr 1970

Husband of Leona WALKER.

Pfc., Btry. A, 533rd AAA, AW, Bn. CAC, WW II.

1158

ENE

8

218

Walker

Lawrence R

2 May 1910

14 Nov 1969

Husband of Beatrice B WALKER.  Married 15 Oct 1928.

1156

ENE

8

218

Walker

Leona

14 Mar 1913

10 Dec 1984

Wife of J Edward WALKER.

1158

ENE

8

218

Walker

Mary Lenora

15 Jul 1865

15 Jun 1933

--

2048

SC

7

284

Wallace

Columbus Monroe

15 Nov 1853

24 Apr 1948

Husband of Mary (BINKLEY) WALLACE.  Married 7 Aug 1880.


Son of William R & Hannah E (WILLIAMS) WALLACE. 

1954

SC

4

267

Wallace

Edward Albert  "Al"  "Allen"

18 Oct 1866

or

23 Oct 1865*

11 Jan 1929

Husband of Ella WALLACE. 

Son of William R & Hannah E (WILLIAMS) WALLACE. 

*Note:  Birth date on stone and St. Clair County, Illinois death record do not agree.

1921

SC

3

267

Wallace

Rosalie

1855

1938

Wife of Samuel WALLACE.

6598

NC

7

311

Waltz

Clarence

--

Jun 1916

(Note:  From cemetery records.)

NSF

NC

20

397

Waltz

Frank S

1906

1976

Husband of Lois E WALTZ.  Son of Rufus R & Lettie T (SHRODE) WALTZ.

1718

ENE

31

253

Waltz

Lettie T

22 Aug 1883

27 Jan 1973

nee SHRODE.  Wife of Rufus R WALTZ.  Married 29 Apr 1903 in Pike County, Indiana.

1719

ENE

31

253

Waltz

Lois E

1912

1980

Wife of Frank S WALTZ.

1718

ENE

31

253

Waltz

Lydia

22 Sep 1899

5 Sep 1900

Daughter of P J & K WALTZ.

1163

ENE

9

218

Waltz

Rufus R

11 Feb 1881

31 Mar 1941

Husband of Lettie T (SHRODE) WALTZ.  Married 29 Apr 1903 in Pike County, Indiana.

1719

ENE

31

253

Ward

Bert E

16 Jan 1915

29 Dec 1957

Husband of Imo J WARD.

0081

ESE

3

666

Ward

Bertha L

1899

1975

Wife of David C WARD.

0544

ESE

18

680

Ward

Charles Emory

17 Sep 1944

26 Jun 2010

Son of Laverne Jane (STEPHENSON) FOLEY WARD.

0679

0681

ESE

22

71

Ward

Charles H

18 Sep 1934

19 Sep 1934

--

6422

W

1

621

Ward

David C

1904

1985

Husband of Bertha L WARD.

0544

ESE

18

680

Ward

Ina Isabelle

29 Aug 1914

24 Sep 1990

nee SHIPP.  Wife of William Perry WARD.


Married
9 Aug 1930.

Daughter of James & Nora (PIERCE) HARTLEY SHIPP.

6882

NC

19

394

Ward

Imo J

26 Feb 1919

3 Aug 1955

Wife of Bert E WARD.

0081

ESE

3

666

Ward

Janeva E

3 may 1918

27 Jan 1981

Wife of Ray E WARD.

“Mother”

0190

ESE

6

669

Ward

John P, Dr.

5 Dec 1860

1 Oct 1923

Husband of Kate (DIMICK) WARD.  Married 15 Oct 1885.

2291

2288

SC

16

370

Ward

Kate Dimick

17 Mar 1859

19 Dec 1945

nee DIMICK.  Wife of Dr. John P WARD.  Married 15 Oct 1885.

2290

2288

SC

16

370

Ward

Laverne Jane

7 May 1923

16 Oct 1991

nee STEPHENSON.  Wife of ? FOLEY, 1st; and ? WARD, 2nd.  Daughter of Thom. & Alta STEPENSON.

0677

ESE

22

71

Ward

Lewis Dimick

27 May 1887

19 Aug 1906

--

2289

2288

SC

16

370

Ward

Louis J

--

--

“Moved from Texas

(Note:  From cemetery records.)

NSF

SC

16

370

Ward

Lula B

23 Feb 1912

1 Jun 1989

nee ROBERTS.  Wife of Perry H WARD.

2995

SW

22

698

Ward

Perry H

15 Apr 1909

26 Feb 1981

Husband of Lula B (ROBERTS) WARD.

2995

SW

22

698

Ward

Ray E

8 Feb 1901

4 Sep 1969

Husband of Janeva E WARD.

“Father”

0190

ESE

6

669

Ward

Ricky Lynn

5 Nov 1982

18 Feb 1983

--

6236

SW

inf

587

Ward

William Perry

30 Jan 1909

13 Jun 2003

Husband of Ina Isabelle (SHIPP) WARD. 


Married
9 Aug 1930.

6882

NC

19

394

Warner

George W

abt 1814

10 Oct 1901

Age:  86 or 87 years.

“Cancer”

(Note:  From cemetery and census records.  Lot owned by D A Hicks.)

NSF

NE*

1

233

Warren

Elvis

1899

1966

Husband of Mina M WARREN.

1482

ENE

21

145

Warren

Mina M

1902

1990

Wife of Elvis WARREN.

1482

ENE

21

145

Watkins

Charles L

7 Oct 1922

9 Nov 2010

Husband of Mary Bella WATKINS.  Son of Brian & Edith WATKINS.

US Army, WW II.

(Click here to view obituary.)

1769

1770

ENE

25

170

Watkins

Lucinda

--

Aug 1926

(Note:  From cemetery records.)

NSF

NW

11

547

Watson

Robert

16 Sep 1862

15 Nov 1945

Son of Andrew & Mary (ROSS) WATSON.

Age:  85 years.  "

Died from injuries from being struck by and automobile."

(Note:  From death and cemetery records.)

NSF

ESE

3

653

Watt

Ben Hur

1889

1961

Husband of Vera C WATT. 


Son of Robert G & Hannah H WATT.

12th Army Grp., WW II.

6488

NC

1

286

Watt

Elma F

27 Jul 1903

7 May 1904

Daughter of W J & S M WATT.

1152

ENE

7

130

Watt

Elsie

--

--

Daughter of John & Tirzah M WATT.

0217

ESE

7

4

Watt

Grace M

1891

1974

Wife of Walter S WATT.

1151

ENE

7

130

Watt

Hannah H

1859

1941

Wife of Robert G WATT.

6486

NC

1

286

Watt

Infant

--

--

Child of John & Tirzah M WATT.

0216

ESE

7

4

Watt

Isabel L

9 Nov 1892

10 Oct 1991

Daughter of Robert G & Hannah H WATT.

6487

NC

1

286

Watt

James

--

20 Jun 1938

Husband of Tirzah M WATT.

Age:  86 years.

(Note:  From cemetery records.)

NSF

ESE

6

4

Watt

Jettye C

30 Nov 1907

12 Sep 2003

Wife of Lloyd V WATT.

1150

ENE

7

130

Watt

John

13 Sep 1885

23 Jan 1891

Son of James & Tirzah M WATT.

0186

ESE

7

4

Watt

John

1884

1890

Son of John & Tirzah M WATT.

0221

ESE

7

4

Watt

Lloyd V

14 Oct 1914

7 Dec 1995

Husband of Jettye C WATT.

1150

ENE

7

130

Watt

Mabel R

1886

1932

Daughter of John & Tirzah M WATT.

0222

ESE

7

4

Watt

Oliver "Ollie"

1876

5 Sep 1919

Husband of Nora B (WILSON) WATT. 


Married:  17 Dec 1897.


Son of John & Mary (LUCAS) WATT.

(Note:  Veteran per 1939 WPA Veteran Graves Survey)

NSF

NW

10

539

Watt

Paul R

1892

16 Jul 1940

Son of John & Tirzah M WATT.

0220

ESE

7

4

Watt

Robert G

1856

1940

Husband of Hannah H WATT.

6486

NC

1

286

Watt

Tirzah M

1857

1911

Wife of James WATT.

“Mother”

0187

0219

ESE

6

4

Watt

Vera C

1897

10 Aug 1993

Wife of Ben Hur WATT.

6488

NC

1

286

Watt

Walter S

1884

1949

Husband of Grace M WATT.

1151

ENE

7

130

Weatherly

Hudson

20 Oct 1872

22 Mar 1905

Husband of Vadie "Vad" (McGINNIS) WEATHERLY. 

Married:  20 Aug 1902.

Son of Alford W & Sarah J (PEARSON) WEATHERLY. 

"Died in a coal mine explosion; suffocation."

1242

ENE

12

125

Weatherly

Robert H

19 Dec 1904

19 Nov 1906

Son of Hudson & Vadie "Vad" (McGININIS) WEATHERLY.


Age:  2 years.

“Marasmus”

(Note:  From death and cemetery records.)

NSF

ENE

12

125

Weathers

Margaret R

1901

1980

nee RIGGS.  Daughter of James W & Nellie J RIGGS.

7033

NC

24

427

Weber

Pamela K

19 Sep 1960

--

nee BARRET.  Wife of Stephen A WEBER.  Married 15 Oct 1988.)

0134

SW2

1

?

Weber

Stephen A

20 Mar 1952

5 Oct 2013

Husband of Pam (BARRETT) WEBER.  Married 15 Oct 1988.

Son of James & Gertrude (REXING) WEBER, Sr.

(Click here to view obituary.)

0134

SW2

1

?

Webster

John Wesley

abt 1831

5 Dec 1870

Husband of Mary J (UTLEY) WEBSER. 


Married
2 Nov 1859.

Pvt., Co. C, 58th Reg. Indiana Infantry.  Enlisted on 12 Nov 1861.  Discharged 12 Jan 1865.

1304

ENE

14

213

Webster

Mary J

11 Oct 1830

1 Nov 1895

nee UTLEY.  Wife of John Wesley WEBSTER.  Married 2 Nov 1859.

“Mother”

1302

ENE

14

213

Webster

Mary M

14 Feb 1864

25 May 1935

nee GRANT.  Wife of James H WEBSTER. 


Daughter of John GRANT.

(Note:  From death, cemetery and census records.)

NSF

NE*

1

234

Webster

Nola May

4 May 1922

16 Nov 1922

Daughter of Robert & Cora (DYER) WEBSTER.

7566

NW

19a

607

Weisgerber

Bertha M

18 Sep 1913

22 Oct 1997

Wife of Rudolph W WEISGERBER.

2654

SW

5

500

Weisgerber

Edward

1874

1958

Husband of Gertrude L WEISGERBER.

“Father”

2653

SW

5

500

Weisgerber

Emil

abt 1828

--

Husband of Gertrude (KARDELL) WEISGERBER.

Pvt., Co. F, 33rd Reg. Indiana Infantry.

1269

ENE

13

184

Weisgerber

Gertrude

13 Feb 1872

22 Apr 1897

nee KARDELL.  Wife of Henry WEISGERBER.

1267

ENE

13

184

Weisgerber

Gertrude L

1880

1927

Wife of Edward WEISGERBER.

“Mother”

2652

SW

5

500

Weisgerber

Henry

20 Feb 1870

29 Apr 1943

Husband of Gertrude WEISGERBER.  Son of Emil & Gertrude (KARDELL) WEISGERBER.

1266

ENE

13

184

Weisgerber

Rudolph W

5 Jun 1908

22 Dec 1984

Husband of Bertha M WEISGERBER.

2654

SW

5

500

Weisgerber

Sophia

17 Mar 1867

17 Apr 1952

Daughter of Emil & Gertrude (KARDELL) WEISGERBER.

(Note:  From death, cemetery and census records.)

NSF

ENE

12

184

Weist

Billy Joe

8 Sep 1929

10 Nov 1933

Son of Frank T & Mary Eva (DEGENHART) WEIST.


(Note:  From death and cemetery records.)

NSF

NW

3

487

Weist

Clayton

14 May 1867

4 Dec 1904

Husband of Rachel WEIST.  Son of Jacob WEIST.

0405

ESE

14

33

Weist

Dale Thomas

11 Dec 1937

28 Dec 1937

Infant son of Clarence Elwood & Marjorie Marie (KELLAMS) WEIST.


Age:  14 days.

(Note:  From death and cemetery records.)

NSF

NW

3

487

Weist

Dixie J

2 Jul 1926

1 Mar 1927

Daughter of Frank T & Mary Eva (DEGENHART) WEIST.


(Note:  From death and cemetery records.)

NSF

NW

3

487

Weist

Frank T

11 Jul 1890

26 Sep 1956

First husband of Mary Eva (DEGENHART) WEIST HART. 

Married 1 Jul 1911. 

Son of Andy WEIST & Sarah F “Sallie” (WRIGHT) WEIST BROWN.

Pvt., Btry. F, 7th Regt. FARD, WW I.

7244

NW

3

487

Weist

Infant

--

15 Mar 1912

(Note:  From cemetery records.)

NSF

NW

3

487

Weist

Marjorie Marie

8 Sep 1916

5 Apr 1997

nee KELLAMS.  Wife of Clarence Elwood WEIST. 


Daughter of William T & Bertha L (BILDERBACK) KELLAMS.

“Mom”

7276

NW

5

508

Welborn

Martha B

1882

1935

nee BARR.  Wife of Maurice J WELBORN.  Married 11 Jan 1905.  Daughter of Henry C & Mattie (EMISON) BARR.

2346

2344

SC

19

403

Welborn

Maurice J

1878

1938

Husband of Martha B (BARR) WELBORN.  Married 11 Jan 1905.  Son of W P & Mary (JERAULD) WELBORN.

2345

2344

SC

19

403

Welt

Minnie Cullivan

11 Mar 1901

24 Feb 1965

Wife of Frank CULLIVAN, 1st; and ? WELT, 2nd.

7263

NW

4

485

Wernke

JoAnn Harbison

7 May 1946

16 Sep 1992

nee HARBISON.  Daughter of Ella HARBISON.

6328

SW1

8

9

West

Cordelia

8 May 1821

18 Feb 1881

nee ROBB.  Wife of Vincent T WEST.  Married May 1845.

“Mother”

1633

1690

ENE

30

106

West

Dennis D

4 Nov 1951

--

Husband of Sandra L (DOUGLAS) WEST.  Married 6 Nov 1970.

“Our Children:  Denise Michelle, Robert Daniel”

6368

6369

SW1

13

14

West

Floretta

1 Sep 1858

28 Apr 1878

Aged 19 y’s. 7 m’s 27 d’s.

(Note:  Buried on Witherspoon lot.)

0769

ESE

25

83

West

Laura Eleanor

4 Sep 1852

20 Jan 1882

Daughter of Vincent T & Cordelia (ROBB) WEST.

1634

1691

ENE

30

106

West

Melda Mae

7 Nov 1893

12 Apr 1969

nee COX. 


Daughter of Ed & Della (WILLIAMS) COX.

0414

ESE

14

676

West

Paul

1890

1918

First husband of Millie (BOSWELL) WEST ASHBY. 

Married 12 Oct 1911. 

Son of Robert & Parmelia (SMITH) WEST.

6984

NC

22

418

West

Sandra L

15 Mar 1952

19 Mar 2002

nee DOUGLAS.  Wife of Dennis D WEST.  Married 6 Nov 1970.

“Our Children:  Denise Michelle, Robert Daniel”

6368

6369

SW1

13

14

West

Vincent T. Dr.

16 Feb 1812

28 Apr 1899

Husband of Cordelia (ROBB) WEST.  Married May 1845.

“Father”

1632

1689

ENE

30

106

Westfall

Felix Newton

12 Sep 1844

5 Jun 1938

Husband of Rosalie (DAUGHERTRY) WESTFALL.  Married 13 Dec 1866


Son of Calvin & Juliana (CORMICK) WESTFALL.

“Father”

Cpl., Co. F, 80th Reg. Indiana Vol. Infantry.

6738

NC

13

357

Westfall

Joseph Carl

1888

1957

Husband of Lula Pearl (DUKE) WESTFALL, 1st, married 29 Aug 1909; and Margaret WESTFALL, 2nd.

“Father”

7005

NC

23

425

Westfall

Lula Pearl

1891

1920

nee DUKE.  First wife of Joseph Carl WESTFALL.  Married 29 Aug 1909.

“Mother”

7004

NC

23

425

Westfall

Margaret

14 Jul 1899

23 Jun 1971

Second wife of Carl WESTFALL.

“Mother”

7003

NC

23

425

Westfall

Rosalie

16 Dec 1849

22 May 1917

nee DAUGHERTY.  Wife of Felix Newton WESTFALL.  Married 13 Dec 1866.

“Mother”

6738

NC

13

357

Wetzel

Court C

1876

1934

Husband of Lucy A  (OKES) WETZEL. 


Married
23 Jun 1901 in Floyd County, Indiana.

2819

SW

13

559

Wetzel

Howard L

abt 1909

11 May 1964

Husband of Pauline M (HYSLOP) WETZEL.

0160

ESE

5

645

Wetzel

Lucy A

1875

1953

nee OKES.  Wife of Court C WETZEL. 


Married
23 Jun 1901 in Floyd County, Indiana.

2819

SW

13

559

Wetzel

Pauline M

20 Nov 1911

6 Feb 1945

nee HYSLOP.  Wife of Howard L HYSLOP. 


Daughter of Ophir & Mable (MUNCY) WETZEL.

0161

ESE

5

645

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