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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 2011

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.

Wolsifer

Henry

--

28 Aug ????

“Shot”

(Note:  From cemetery records.)

NSF

ESE

29

92

Wood

Isabelle

16 Jul 1851

24 Aug 1915

--

1823

N*

1

542

Wood

Louis

--

29 Apr 1911

(Note:  From cemetery records.)

NSF

SC

8

278

Wood

Mary

1852

29 Jan 1910

Wife of William WOOD.

2406

SC

22

407

Wood

William

1852

1922

Husband of Mary WOOD.

2406

SC

22

407

Woodburn

Belle

1858

1943

nee MAKEMSON.  Wife of Robert WOODBURN.  Married 10 Agu 1886.

1420

ENE

18

149

Woodburn

Bertha E

30 Dec 1887

26 Mar 1985

Wife of Monroe M WOODBURN.

1380

ENE

17

149

Woodburn

Ellsworth

--

--

“Our Babies”

1377

1362

ENE

17

149

Woodburn

Frank

2 Jul 1867

2 Apr 1899

Son of Samuel & Sarah WOODBURN.

1282

1314

1329

ENE

15

123

Woodburn

Helen I

--

--

“Our Babiesl”

1377

1362

ENE

17

149

Woodburn

Infant

--

--

Infant of Robert & Belle (MAKEMSON) WOODBURN.

1418

ENE

18

149

Woodburn

Infant

--

--

--

1363

1362

ENE

16

181

Woodburn

James

1859

1920

Husband of Josie WOODBURN.

1360

1362

ENE

16

181

Woodburn

Josie

1856

1920

Wife of James WOODBURN.

1361

1362

ENE

16

181

Woodburn

Mary Ethel

29 Jan 1889

13 Sep 1979

Daughter of Robert & Belle (MAKEMSON) WOODBURN.

1417

ENE

18

149

Woodburn

Mary J

7 Feb 1865

25 Jan 1949

Daughter of Samuel & Sarah WOODBURN.

1327

ENE

15

123

Woodburn

Monroe M

6 Jun 1887

6 Aug 1960

Husband of Bertha E WOODBURN.

1380

ENE

17

149

Woodburn

Robert

1857

1926

Husband of Belle (MAKEMSON) WOODBURN.  Married 10 Aug 1886.

1419

ENE

18

149

Woodburn

Samuel

20 Jul 1826

20 Jan 1915

Husband of Sarah WOODBURN.

“Father”

Pvt., Co. D, 58th Reg. Indiana Infantry.

(Note:  Lot sold (to Samuel Woodburn) Aug 28th 97”)

1283

1314

1331

ENE

15

123

Woodburn

Sarah

13 Mar 1833

27 Aug 1897

Wife of Samuel WOODBURN.

“Mother”

1283

1314

1330

ENE

15

123

Woodburn

William

6 Jul 1861

11 Feb 1936

Son of Samuel & Sarah WOODBURN.

1328

ENE

15

123

Woods

B

--

--

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

Woods

Bessie

1886

14 May 1893

Daughter of James T & Sarah E WOODS.

Aged:  6 y. 9 m. 20 ds.

0474

0498

ESE

16

37

Woods

Calvin

1828

16 Aug 1908

Husband of Catherine WOODS.

“Father”

1701

ENE

30

137

Woods

Catherine

1837

1888

Wife of Calvin WOODS.

“Mother”

1702

ENE

30

137

Woods

Charles C

1872

1950

Husband of Ruth E (HALLETT) WOODS.  Married 2 May 1901.

2052

SC

8

284

Woods

Cleo L

1895

24 Mar 1970

Wife of Ralph E WOODS.

1988

SC

5

271

Woods

Crawford

1860

1935

Husband of Mollie WOODS.

“Father”

1681

ENE

29

137

Woods

Elizabeth Vierling

1865

1946

nee VIERLING.  Wife of Milton Joseph WOODS.  Married 26 Aug 1903.

“Mother”

2421

2419

SC

22

412

Woods

Eunice M

31 Jul 1903

11 Mar 1985

Wife of James H WOODS.

1074

ENE

3

135

Woods

Fred

1895

1897

--

1680

ENE

29

137

Woods

Gladys H

1907

1944

Daughter of Joseph William & Lulu Bell WOODS.

0118

ESE

4

646

Woods

Infant

--

May 1916

(Note:  From cemetery records.)

NSF

W

2

622

Woods

Infant

1904

1904

Infant daughter of Milton Joseph & Elizabeth (VIERLING) WOODS.

2422

SC

22

412

Woods

Infant

1905

1905

Infant daughter of Milton Joseph & Elizabeth (VIERLING) WOODS.

2422

SC

22

412

Woods

Iva G

1907

Oct 1996

Wife of Robert M WOODS.

2473

2474

SC

25

442

Woods

James H

11 Feb 1888

28 Dec 1951

Husband of Eunice M WOODS.

1074

ENE

3

135

Woods

James T

1851

1925

Husband of Permelia WOODS, 1st; and Sarah E WOODS, 2nd.

0494

0495

ESE

17

37

Woods

Jennie A

1869

Oct 1949

Wife of Melville S WOODS.

(Note:  From cemetery records.  Last residence, Oxford, Ohio.)

2475

2474

SC

25

442

Woods

Joseph William

1871

1945

Husband of Lulu Bell WOODS.

0119

ESE

4

646

Woods

Kenneth A

16 Sep 1915

21 Apr 2005

Husband of Mary E (CUMMINS) WOODS.  Married 26 Jul 1940.  Son of Joseph W & Lula (SUTHERLAND) WOODS.

US Navy, WW II.

2758

SW

10

533

Woods

Lulu Bell

1881

1952

Wife of Joseph William WOODS.

0119

ESE

4

646

Woods

Martha Ann

1857

1936

--

1703

ENE

30

137

Woods

Mary E

13 Sep 1916

12 Jan 2000

nee CUMMINS.  Wife of Kenneth A WOODS.  Married 26 Jul 1940.

2758

SW

10

533

Woods

Matthew M

--

15 Dec 1895

Aged:  77 YRS. 5 MO. 3 DS.

1679

ENE

29

137

Woods

Melville S

1860

1921

Husband of Jennie A WOODS.

2475

2474

SC

25

442

Woods

Milton Joseph

1862

1939

Husband of Elizabeth (VIERLING) WOODS.  Married 26 Aug 1903.

“Father”

2420

2419

SC

22

412

Woods

Mollie

1860

1936

Wife of Crawford WOODS.

“Mother”

1681

ENE

29

137

Woods

Permelia

--

9 Mar 1883

nee MONTGOMERY.  First wife of James T WOODS.  Married 19 Dec 1872.

Aged:  34 yrs. 2 m. 9 d.

“Consumption”

0496

ESE

17

37

Woods

Ralph E

1893

13 Oct 1981

Husband of Cleo L WOODS.

Cpl., US Army, WW I.

1988

SC

5

271

Woods

Robert M

1903

1983

Husband of Iva G WOODS.  Son of Melville S & Jennie A WOODS.

2473

2474

SC

25

442

Woods

Ruth Edna

1878

1944

nee HALLETT.  Wife of Charles C WOODS.  Married 2 May 1901.

2052

SC

8

284

Woods

Sarah E

1854

1927

Second wife of James T WOODS.

0473

ESE

16

37

Woods

Thomas

?

?

Pvt., Co. E, 136th Reg. Indiana Infantry. (100 days, 1864.)

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


NSF

 

?

?

?

Woodyard

Anna L

1869

1951

--

6668

NC

10

325

Woolard

Buddy Wesley

--

10 May 1975

--

6234

SW

inf

587

Woolems

George

20 Nov 1896

29 Feb 1984

Husband of Roma Alice (SHIPMAN) WOOLEMS, 1st; and Helen (JENKINS) WOOLEMS, 2nd.

6393

SW2

1

34

Woolems

Helen

7 Feb 1907

24 Apr 1992

nee JENKINS.  Second wife of George WOOLEMS. 


Daughter of James L & Suana Emily (COMPTON) JENKINS.

6393

SW2

1

34

Woolems

Minnie

1877

1964

Wife of Victor A WOOLEMS.

0064

ESE

2

665

Woolems

Roma Alice

1897

2 Feb 1935

nee SHIPMAN.  First wife of George WOOLEMS. 


Daughter of Jacob F & Levina Jane (HALL) SHIPMAN.

“Mother” 

Note:  Buried here, 4 Feb  1935 in plot 3, SE corner, Lot 467.

2574


SW

1

467

Woolems

Victor A

1873

1956

Husband of Minnie WOOLEMS.

0064

ESE

2

665

Worth

Carl

14 Jan 1883

2 Dec 1968

Husband of Ida WORTH.

0490

ESE

17

679

Worth

Ida

14 Jun 1901

21 Mar 1963

Wife of Carl WORTH.

0490

ESE

17

679

Wright

Alpha

28 Sep 1885

5 May 1951

Husband of Emma N (MORRIS) WRIGHT.  Married 17 Feb 1919 in Vanderburgh County, Indiana.

Indiana, 2nd Lietuenant, US Army, WW I & II.

7503

7504

NW

15

579

Wright

Amy Lynn

--

7 Oct 1967

--

6215

SW

inf

586

Wright

Beatrice M

5 Mar 1915

--

Wife of Jesse B WRIGHT.

1099

ENE

4

223

Wright

Carrie S

1881

1918

Wife of John W WRIGHT.

“Mother”

7109

NC

27

453

Wright

Chadis Maudy

--

9 Feb 1964

(Note:  From cemetery records.)

NSF

SW

2

470

Wright

Charles Roy

14 Feb 1944

13 Mar 1965

Son of Jesse B & Beatrice M WRIGHT.

1098

ENE

4

223

Wright

Clifford

24 Feb 1867

15 Apr 1892

Son of Theophilus & Josephine (LAMB) WRIGHT.

0904

0903

0933

ESE

31

102

Wright

D C

--

5 May 1907

Age:  75 years.

“Heart failure”

(Note:  From cemetery records.  Health department records give date of death as 3 May 1907.)

NSF

SC

17

377

Wright

David

--

Nov 1918

(Note:  From cemetery records.)

NSF

NW

20

604

Wright

Delia

--

Feb 1919

(Note:  From cemetery records.)

NSF

NW

19

606

Wright

Emma

3 Jun 1889

1964

nee MORRIS.  Wife of Alpha WRIGHT.  Married 17 Feb 1919 in Vanderburgh County, Indiana.

7503

NW

15

579

Wright

Forna Miller

1878

1953

nee MILLER.  Wife of Burt Z WRIGHT.  Married 22 Jan 1902.  Daughter of Daniel S W & Margaret F “Fannie” (FOWLER) MILLER.

0619

ESE

20

64

Wright

George

1874

1960

--

1028

ENE

1

682

Wright

Infant

--

Feb 1925

Infant of Edwin WRIGHT.

(Note:  From cemetery records.)

NSF

NW

18

598

Wright

Infant

--

Sep 1922

Infant of Alpha WRIGHT.

(Note:  From cemetery records.)

NSF

NW

19

607

Wright

Jesse B

1 Oct 1913

3 Jan 1966

Husband of Beatrice M (DOSSETT) WRIGHT.

1099

ENE

4

223

Wright

John W

1890

1929

Husband of Carrie S WRIGHT.

“Father”

7109

NC

27

453

Wright

Josephine

9 Sep 1860

29 Dec 1920

Daughter of Theophilus & Josephine (LAMB) WRIGHT.

0907

0903

0930

ESE

31

102

Wright

Josephine Lamb

1 Apr 1831

15 Sep 1881

nee LAMB.  Wife of Theophilus WRIGHT.

“Mother”

0907

0903

0934

ESE

31

102

Wright

Lee I

5 Jun 1899

8 Jul 1957

Wife of Mervile F GORHAM, 1st; and ? WRIGHT, 2nd.

2248

SC

15

372

Wright

Mary

--

Feb 1923

(Note:  From cemetery records.)

NSF

NW

16

574

Wright

Mervil F

1909

1936

First husband of Lee I GORHAM WRIGHT.

2248

SC

15

372

Wright

Theophilus

6 Mar 1816

14 Oct 1897

Husband of Josephine (LAMB) WRIGHT.

“Father”

0907

0903

0935

ESE

31

102

Wyant

Martha

abt 1836

17 Aug 1914

Age:  75 years.

(Note:  From cemetery and health department records.)

NSF

ESE

25

82

Wyman

John L

1920

1969

Husband of Margaret M WYMAN.

2845

SW

15

581

Wyman

Margaret M

1919

1965

Wife of John L WYMAN.

2844

SW

15

581

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