Genealogy


Cemetery Records with photographs of headstones.

St. Bernard Cemetery

(aka Snake Run Cemetery)

Union Township


Gibson County, Indiana
 
Coordinates: Latitude, 38.2535; Longitude, -87.4684
Congressional Location:SE-1/4; NE-1/4; SECTION 13; TOWNSHIP 3S; RANGE 10W
Common Directions:

Located behind Saint Bernard Church on the north side of Indiana State Road 168; six miles east of Fort Branch in the former village of Obertsville, now known as Snake Run.

Last updated 06 Jul 2016 

The following list is an attempt to show all known graves from photographs, information taken from church records, census, marriage and other genealogical records.  However, there could be other graves which are unknown due to missing, unreadable, destroyed or broken markers. 
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Surname

Given Name

Birth Date

Death Date

Inscriptions & Notes

Photo #                   Photo

Sect-
ion

Row

Erdell

Andrew M

2 Dec 1898

17 Nov 1976

Husband of Elnora R ERDELL.

“Father”

2387

West

13

Erdell

Elnora R

8 Dec 1902

5 Dec 1973

Wife of Andrew M ERDELL. 

“Mother”

2387

West

13

Erdell

Florence

21 Jan 1903

9 Jun 1991

Daughter of Robert & Mary (GERHART) ERDELL.

2345

West

12

Erdell

Mary

1 Jun 1866

30 Mar 1935

nee GERHART.  Wife of Robert ERDELL.  Married 27 Nov 1884.

“Mother”

2344

West

12

Erdell

Robert

10 Oct 1862

15 Feb 1941

Husband of Mary (GERHART) ERDELL.  Married 27 Nov 1884.

“Father”

2344

West

12

Erdell

Robert A

18 Nov 1886

28 Feb 1877

--

2193

East

6

Erdell

Rose B

1 Apr 1897

1 Apr 1897

--

2194

East

6

Erdell

Veronica M

23 Oct 1885

15 Dec 1885

--

2192

East

6

Erne

Marie E

14 Mar 1862

28 Nov 1885

--

2145

East

8

Fister

Joseph

--

1887

Based on church records.

No headstone found.

East

7

Foley

Annie J

22 Jun 1862

8 Aug 1883

Daughter of Michael & Catharine FOLEY.

2164

2159

East

7

Foley

Catharine

25 Nov 1825

1 Dec 1865

Wife of Michael FOLEY.

2162

East

7

Foley

James

8 Apr 1856

8 Apr 1882

Son of Michael & Catharine FOLEY.

2163

2158

East

7

Foley

John

14 Jul 1856

8 Aug 1942

Son of Michael & Catharine FOLEY.

2163

East

7

Foley

John

14 Jul 1856

8 Aug 1942

Son of Michael & Catharine FOLEY.

2163

East

7

Foley

Lillie

14 Oct 1864

8 Feb 1908

Daughter of Michael & Catharine FOLEY.

2163

East

7

Foley

Mary E

15 Sep 1860

18 May 1861

Daughter of Michael & Catharine FOLEY.

2163

East

7

Foley

Michael

29 Sep 1817

17 Jun 1899

Husband of Catharine FOLEY.

2162

2160

East

7

Foley

Nora E

15 Jun 1857

29 Aug 1931

Wife of Thomas M FOLEY.

2164

East

7

Foley

Patrick

27 Jun 1853

21 Nov 1899

Son of Michael & Catharine FOLEY.

2163

2161

East

7

Foley

Thomas M

20 Nov 1854

17 Aug 1935

Son of Michael & Catharine FOLEY.

2164

East

7

Fuhs

Alice J

9 Nov 1935

9 Oct 2012

nee WOLF.  Wife of Edward A FUHS.  Married 3 Aug 1954.  Son of Andrew & Cecelia (BRAHM) FUHS.

Our children:  Frederick A, Randall E, Mary Alice, Christopher P. 

(Click here to view obituary.)

3885

2431

West

15

Fuhs

Andrew W

1883

1974

Husband of Cecelia M (BRAHN) FUHS.

2393

West

14

Fuhs

Cecelia M

1887

1959

nee BRAHN.  Wife of Andrew W FUHS.

2393

West

14

Fuhs

Edward A

13 Aug 1920

29 May 2008

Husband of Alice J (WOLF) FUHS.  Married 3 Aug 1954.  Son of Andrew & Cecelia (BRAHM) FUHS.

Our children:  Frederick A, Randall E, Mary Alice, Christopher P.

Pfc., US Army, WW II.  PH, Bronze Star, French Legion Medal of Honor.

(Click here to view obituary.)

3885

2431

West

15

Fuhs

Fredrick M "Freddie"

25 Jan 1926

1 May 2015

Husband of Kathryn (REXING) FUHS.


Married:  28 Sep 1955.

Son of Andrew & Cecilia (BRAHN) FUHS. 

Our Children:  Karen E; Robert J; David W; Diana C.

(Click here to view obituary.)

3517

3518

West

14

Fuhs

Helen C

18 Jan 1934

19 Nov 1990

Daughter of Andrew & Cecilia (BRAHN) FUHS.

2394

West

14

Fuhs

Kathryn E

26 Mar 1928

--

nee REXING.  Wife of Fredrick M "Freddie" FUHS.

Married:  28 Sep 1955.. 

Our Children:  Karen E; Robert J; David W; Diana C.

3517

3518

West

14

Fuhs

Margaret A

8 Jan 1933

--

Wife of Victor T FUHS.  Married 2 Apr 1965.

3887

West

15

Fuhs

Victor T

18 Aug 1922

21 Jun 2012

Husband of Margaret A FUHS.  Married 2 Apr 1965


Son of Andrew & Cecelia (BRAHM) FUHS.  


(Click here to view obcituary.)

3887

West

15

Geis

Joseph

26 Feb 1878

17 Mar 1933

Husband of Mary E (ECKART) GEIS, 1st, married 25 Oct 1898; and Rosa C (SCHWARTZ) GEIS, 2nd,married 25 Sep 1906 in Cannelton, Perry, Indiana. 


Son of Gregory & Sabina (BENAR) SCHWARTZ.

2348

West

12

Geis

Joseph William

20 Jun 1914

22 Feb 1982

Son of Joseph & Rosa C (SCHWARTZ) GEIS.

2349

West

12

Geis

Rosa C

24 Aug 1875

30 Jun 1958

nee SCHWARTZ.  Second wife of Joseph GEIS. Married 25 Sep 1906 in Cannelton, Perry, Indiana.

Daughter of Nicholas & Mary Ann (FISHER) SCHWARTZ.

2348

West

12

Georges

Amanda L

1891

1964

nee KEMPER.  Wife of Victor M GEORGES.  Married 2 May 1916.  Daughter of Eliss & Lucinda M KEMPER.

2274

West

10

Georges

Betty Ruth

21 Apr 1923

26 Jun 2010

nee MAY.  Wife of Vincent "Vince" GEORGES.  Married 20 Feb 1946.  Daughter of Ernest C & Faye B (WIRTH) MAY.

Our children:  Roger V, Ronald M, Tanya F, Victoria L, Richard J, Ruben M.
(Click here to view obituary.)

1376

2342

West

11

Georges

Edwin J

1894

1948

Husband of Isel Matilda (REDMAN) GEORGES.  Married 14 Apr 1917. Son of John & Veronica GEORGES.

“Father”

2139

East

8

Georges

Floyd E

13 Aug 1917

19 May 1973

Husband of Mildred M (GREUBEL) GEORGES.  Married 28 Dec 1939.  Son of John M & Frona V GEORGES.

2140

2141

East

8

Georges

Isel Matilda

1895

1976

nee REDMAN.  Wife of Edwin J GEORGES.  Married 14 Apr 1917.  Daughter of John & Ella REDMAN.

“Mother”

2139

East

8

Georges

Karen M

3 Feb 1954

10 Feb 1996

nee HOLZMEYER.  Wife of Richard J “Rick” GEORGES.

Daughter of Kenneth H & Theresa Ann (ELPERS) HOLZMEYER.

Our children:  Richard J Jr., Ashlee M, Thekla M.

2424

2425

West

15

Georges

Lance Patrick

29 Mar 1959

20 Dec 1997

Husband of Tammy GEORGES.  Son of Larry Floyd GEORGES & Judith L WILSON.

Brother of Sean M & Arthur L.

2142

2143

East

8

Georges

Mary Aline

12 Jul 1917

17 Jan 1999

nee YATES.  Wife of Roy Victor GEORGES.  Married 20 Dec 1937.

2339

2340

West

11

Georges

Michael

1868

1947

Husband of Veronica GEORGES.

“Father”

2154

East

7

Georges

Mildred M

25 Mar 1917

3 Dec 2003

nee GREUBEL.  Wife of Floyd E GEORGES.  Married 28 Dec 1939.  Daughter of Matthew & Mamie (SCHAUTZ) GREUBEL. 


(Click here to view obituary.)

2140

2141

East

8

Georges

Richard J “Rick”

1 Aug 1954

--

Husband of Karen M (HOLZMEYER) GEORGES.

Our children:  Richard J Jr., Ashlee M, Thekla M.

2424

2425

West

15

Georges

Roy Victor

18 Apr 1917

18 Jan 1985

Husband of Mary Aline (YATES) GEORGES.  Married 20 Dec 1937.

2339

2340

West

11

Georges

Veronica

1869

1935

Wife of Michael GEORGES.

2154

East

7

Georges

Victor M

1893

1980

Husband of Amanda L (KEMPER) GEORGES.  Married 3 May 1916.  Son of John & Veronica M GEORGES.

2274

West

10

Georges

Vincent “Vince”

25 Jul 1924

17 Jul 2005

Husband of Betty Ruth (MAY) GEORGES.  Married 20 Feb 1946.  Son of Victor & Amanda (KEMPER) GEORGES.

Our children:  Roger V, Ronald M, Tanya F, Victoria L, Richard J, Ruben M. 

(Click here to view obituary.)

1376

2342

West

11

Gerhardt

Adam G

1862

1883

Husband of Caroline A GERHARDT.

2195

East

6

Gerhardt

Caroline A

1871

1923

Wife of Adam G GERHARDT.

2195

East

6

Goebel

Leo A

22 Oct 1907

16 Jan 1990

Husband of Zelma V GOEBEL.

2382

West

13

Goebel

Zelma V

26 Aug 1911

2 Jul 1987

Wife of Leo A GOEBEL.

2382

West

13


Section and Rows
For purposes of this work the section to the east side of the paved center path is herein referred to as "East" and that part west of the path as "West."

Rows were numbered beginning at the east side of the cemetery (Rows 1 - 9) and the numbering was continued into the west side (Rows 10 - 15.)

2437  The church from entrance off SR 168; cemetery is behind the church.
2096  Cemetery entrance; view is looking north from parking lot.
2097  East section of the cemetery.
2435  West section of the cemetery.



Transcriptions taken from the headstones photos and "information compiled 28 Feb 1990 by Margaret Fuhs with the assistance of members of St. Bernard Church, Gibson County Historical Society and family and friends."

Photographs by Daniel L Elliott on 5 Nov 2009.