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Walnut Hill Cemetery

(Also known as Genung Cemetery)

Union Township

Gibson County, Indiana 
Coordinates: Latitude, 38.2700; Longitude, -87.5748
Congressional Location: SW-1/4; NW-1/4; SECTION 7; TOWNSHIP 3S; RANGE 10W
Common Directions:

Located on the east side of County Road 50W, about 0.2 mile north of the intersection with County Road 600S; about 1.25 miles north of Fort Branch.

Last updated   28 Nov 2017

The following list is an attempt to show all known graves using photographs, and other sources. Additions and corrections are appreciated.  There may be other graves which are unknown due to missing markers.   If you have knowledge of any other graves which may not be shown below, please drop us an e-mail and let us know.   email016.gif (1209 bytes)

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Surname

Given Name

Birth Date

Death Date

Notes and Inscriptions

Photo#              Photo

Lot

Sec - Row

Beadle

Charles Harry

8 Apr 1903

3 Dec 1997

Husband of Lorine Y (YEAGER) BEADLE. 


Son of Charles Preston & Carrie BEADLE.

7273

1265

SA-38

Beadle

Lorine Y

1 Jul 1909

14 Dec 1990

nee YEAGER.  Wife of Charles Harry BEADLE.

7273

1265

SA-38

Beal

Brandon J

25 Jul 1980

17 Feb 2017

Husband of Olivia (HOLLANDER) BEAL. 

Son of Larry J & Margie E (FEAR) BEAL. 

(Click here to view obituary.)

Photo not available at this time.

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Beard

Delores G

12 Jun 1932

8 Sep 2008

nee KRUSE.  Wife of Ray BEARD, Jr.  Married 11 Aug 1962. 


Daughter of Gilbert & Hazel (JONES) KRUSE. 

(Click here to view obituary.)

7536

?

SA-57

Beard

Ray, Jr.

9 Jul 1937

--

Husband of Delores G (KRUSE) BEARD.  Married 11 Aug 1962.

7536

?

SA-57

Beck

Bessie

9 Apr 1898

30 Jun 1975

nee GRUBB.  Wife of Raymond H BECK. 

 (Click here to view obituary.)

5139

71

N-57

Beck

Bleemell L

22 Sep 1912

12 Oct 1980

Son of Levi & Cora A BECK.

TEC4, US Army, WW II

.

(Click here to view obituary.)

6896

6898

1308

SA-02

Beck

Eldred

18 Sep 1919

3 Aug 1973

Son of Levi & Cora A BECK.

Indiana, TEC 4, US Army, WW II.

6897

1308

SA-02

Beck

Hildred K

4 Mar 1917

29 Dec 1983

Daughter of Levi & Cora A BECK.

6895

1308

SA-02

Beck

Joseph S "Joe"

1863

1954

Husband of Margaret K BECK.

5140

71

N-57

Beck

Lester O "Lack"

5 Mar 1910

23 Feb 1993

Son of Levi & Cora A BECK.

6894

1308

SA-02

Beck

Margaret K

1873

1953

Wife of Joseph S BECK.

5140

71

N-57

Beck

Raymond Henry

27 Mar 1898

7 Jun 1964

Husband of Bessie BECK.

5139

71

N-57

Beckes

Beverly A

11 May 1936

--

--

1057

?

SA-23

Bedford

Fred Doyle

25 Jan 1943

10 Oct 2004

Husband of Sally (WALLACE) BEDFORD.

3871

3846

?

NW-02

Bedford

Sally Wallace

5 Jan 1951

19 Jan 2009

nee WALLACE.  Wife of Fred Doyle BEDFORD. 


Daughter of Paul & Sue (NOLZE) WALLACE.

3870

3846

?

NW-02

Bell

Ann

1836

5 Feb 1914

nee LeGRANGE.  Wife of George W BELL. 

Married 16 May 1858.

5948

410

S-28

Bell

Bert

--

Mar 1909

Infant son of George BELL. 


Buried:  18 Mar 1909


No headstone found.

410

S-28

Bell

Carl E

25 Mar 1922

19 Jun 2014

Husband of Evelyn E BELL, 1st; and Buelah P BELL, 2nd.

Son of Charles E & Mary A (MUENSTERMAN) BELL.  

US Army Air Forces, WW II.

(Click here to view obituary.)

Photo not yet available.
 

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Bell

Charles

--

Apr 1926

Infant son of George BELL. 


Buried 6 Apr 1926.

No headstone found.

410

S-28

Bell

Charles F

12 Dec 1897

4 Jan 1942

Husband of Marie (BARRETT) BELL. 

Married 13 Sep 1919. 

Son of Clinton & Rhona BELL

5634

849

S-13

Bell

Charlestine

abt 1920

Aug 1947

Daughter of Charles F & Marie F (BARRETT) BELL.

Buried:  17 Aug 1947.


No headstone found.

580

S-46

Bell

Clinton G "Clint"

5 Nov 1859

14 May 1955

Husband of Rose E (LINCOLN) BELL. 


Married 26 May 1886.

6479

583

S-49

Bell

Donald W "Donnie"

1944

May 1959

Son of Thomas C BELL & Dorothy (EARLEY) BELL SHACKLEFORD.


Buried:  9 May 1959.

6596

1083

S-54

Bell - Shackleford

Dorothy

14 Aug 1912

16 Mar 2003

nee EARLEY.  Wife of Thomas C BELL, 1st; and Denver Francis "Dink" SHACKLEFORD, 2nd. 


Daughter of William & Flora (BECK) EARLEY.

“Mother”

(Note:  Inscription on block reads “The Tenbarge Family Ron and Jamie Rachel and Jessica”)

6596

1083

S-54

Bell

George W

1829

19 Nov 1901

Husband of Ann (LeGRANGE) BELL.  

Married 16 May 1858.

5948

410

S-28

Bell

Joy E

1926

1928

--

5947

410

S-28

Bell

Marie

26 Oct 1902

7 Nov 1936

nee BARRETT.  Wife of Charles F BELL. 

Married 13 Sep 1919. 

Daughter of Henry & Cynthia BARRETT.

5634

849

S-13

Bell

Mary

abt 1901

Apr 1926

Daughter of Clinton G "Clint" & Rosa (LINCOLN) BELL.


Buried 25 Mar 1926.

No headstone found.

580

S-46

Bell

Ralph

abt 1896

12 Mar 1917

Son of Clinton G "Clint" & Rosa (LINCOLN) BELL.

No headstone found.

580

S-46

Bell

Robert E

3 Nov 1941

26 Oct 1973

Son of Thomas C BELL & Dorothy (EARLY) BELL - SHACKELFORD.

RM1, US Navy.

6596

6599

1083

S-54

Bell

Rose E

30 Sep 1862

6 Sep 1938

nee LINCOLN.  Wife of Clinton G "Clint" BELL. 


Married 26 May 1886.

6479

583

S-49

Bell

Thomas C

1905

1953

Husband of Dorothy (EARLY) BELL SHAKLEFORD.

“Father”

(Note:  Inscription on block reads “The Tenbarge Family Ron and Jamie Rachel and Jessica”) 

Buried:  2 Jan 1954.

6596

S

S-54

Bellah

Helen Lasater Hopkins

1915

1967

Wife of James Warner BELLAH.


Cremains.  Buried:  26 Sep 1968.

4779

57

S-43

Beloat

Augusta A

1862

1942

nee GULIAH.  Wife of George W BELOAT.  

Married 8 Jan 1884. 

Buried:  16 Apr 1942.

3997

858

N-07

Beloat

Byron "Herschel"

1916

1941

Son of Curtis & Cicley BELOAT. 


Buried 20 Jul 1941

3996

858

N-07

Beloat

Cicely

1883

1958

Wife of Curtis BELOAT.


Buried:  7 May 1959

3996

858

N-07

Beloat

Curtis R

8 Nov 1884

28 Oct 1968

Husband of Leafie S (STONE) BELOAT. 


Married 12 Mar 1908.

4555

106

N-33

Beloat

George W

1862

1936

Husband of Augusta A (GULIAH) BELOAT. 

Married 8 Jan 1884. 

Buried:  14 May 1936.

3997

858

N-07

Beloat

Infant

17 Oct 1908

17 Oct 1908

Infant son of Curtis R & Leafie S (STONE) BELOAT.

4553

106

N-33

Beloat

Infant

27 Nov 1909

27 Nov 1909

Infant son of Curtis R & Leafie S (STONE) BELOAT.

4554

106

N-33

Beloat

Leafie S

3 Nov 1885

5 Dec 1909

nee STONE.  First wife of Curtis R BELOAT. 


Married 12 Mar 1908.

4555

4556

106

N-33

Bennett

Alice G

abt 1849

3 Jul 1912

nee HOPKINS.  Wife of Thomas G CRUMBAUGH, 1st, married 24 Dec 1872.; and Silas D BENNETT, 2nd, married 12 Oct 1887. 


Daughter of Hiram & Martha (RALSTON) HOPKINS.

No headstone found.
 

208

S-42

Bennett

Jessie M

1886

25 Feb1965

Daughter of Jonathan A & Nancy (GOODSON) BENNETT.

6210

572

S-38

Bennett

Jonathan A

1847

1934

Husband of Nancy (GOODSON) BENNETT.  Married 18 Aug 1875.

“Father"

Cpl. Co. H, 8th Reg. Indiana Cavalry.  Enlisted on 23 Feb 1864.  Mustered out on 20 Jul 1865 at Indianapolis, Indiana.

Buried:  27 Feb 1934.

6211

572

S-38

Bennett

Nancy

1854

12 Aug 1915

nee GOODSON.  Wife of Jonathan A BENNETT.  Married 18 Aug 1875.

“Mother”

6211

S

S-38

Bent ??

Alma M

1909

1925

--

4184

4183

772

N-16

Bent

Cathryn R "Kitty"

30 Nov 1926

27 Jan 2000

nee SACKETT.  Wife of Charles William BENT. 

Married 23 Aug 1947.

“Our Children:  Dawn, Carol, Darryl, Bill”

3893

3909

?

N-02

Bent

Charles William

21 Jun 1921

23 Aug 2005

Husband of Cathryn R (SACKETT) BENT.  Married 23 Aug 1947. 


Son of William G & Stella (REDMAN) BENT.

“Our Children:  Dawn, Carol, Darryl, Bill”

M Sgt., US Army, WW II.

(Click here to view obituary.)

3893

3909

?

N-02

Bent

Eliza

3 Oct 1855

28 Feb 1941

Wife of Isaac BENT.

4170

771

N-15

Bent

George

1858

1949

Husband of Elizabeth Ruth "Jennie" BENT.

5431

974

N-05

Bent

George F

13 Apr 1897

8 Jul 1972

Husband of Oma O BENT. 

Son of George & Jennie Ruth BENT.

Indiana, Pfc., US Army, WW I.

5432

5433

974

N-05

Bent

Isaac

11 Apr 1857

30 May 1926

Husband of Eliza BENT.

4171

771

N-15

Bent

Elizabeth Ruth  "Jennie"

1855

1939

Wife of George BENT.

5431

974

N-05

Bent

John W

18 Aug 1916

25 Apr 1995

Husband of Marshetta (SAULMON) BENT. 

Son of William G & Stella BENT.

6884

1627

SA-01

Bent

Kenneth W "Bill"

18 Jan 1952

2 Nov 2017

Husband of Jennie (LEWIS) BENT. 

Son of Charles & Cathryn (SACKETT) BENT. 

(Click here to view obituary.)

Photo not yet available.

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?

Bent

Marshetta

18 Jul 1922

11 Aug 2017

nee SAULMON.  Wife of John W BENT. 

Daughter of Clarence & Irene (LOCKYEAR) SAULMON. 

(Click here to view obituary.)

6884

1627

SA-01

Bent

Norma C

22 Jan 1922

3 Jan 1987

nee JOHNSON.  Wife of Norman Leslie "Lec" BENT. 


Daughter of Elmer Norman & Ethel Gerturde ((PULLIAM) JOHNSON.

TEC 5, WAAC, WW II.

5469

5470

973

S-06

Bent

Norman Leslie "Lec"

29 Mar 1923

23 Sep 1996

Husband of Norma C (JOHNSON) BENT. 


Son of William G & Stella (REDMAN) BENT.

TEC 4, US Army, WW II.

5469

5471

973

S-06

Bent

Oma O

4 Feb 1900

25 Jun 1977

nee CASKEY.  Wife of George F BENT. 


Daughter of Robert & Della (LAPSLEY) CASKEY.

5432

974

S-05

Bent

Stella R

1886

1948

nee REDMAN.  Wife of William G BENT. 

Married 3 Jun 1913. 

Daughter of W & Frances REDMAN.

“Mother”

3880

897

N-01

Bent

William Broc

17 Dec 1951

16 Jul 2010

Son of John W & Marshetta (SAULMON) BENT.

(Click here to view obituary.)

(Note:  Carving on reverse of parent's headstone.)

2521

1627

SA-01

Bent

William G

13 Sep 1890

27 Nov 1984

Husband of Stella R (REDMAN) BENT.  

Married 3 Jun 1913. 

Son of George & Elizabeth Ruth  "Jennie" (WILLIAMS) BENT.

“Father”

3881

897

N-01

Benton

Catharine

25 Sep 1834

15 Aug 1918

nee DOUGAN.  Wife of William H BENTON. 


Married 23 Aug 1860.

“Mother”

6655

6657

513

S-55

Benton

Infant

--

20 Aug 1898

Infant of William S & Mary (ROBINSON) BENTON.

6671

513

S-56

Benton

Mabel May

1878

Mar 1958

nee SPORE.  Second wife of William S BENTON. 

Married 27 Oct 1903. 

Daughter of James A & Annie SPORE. 


(Click here to view obituary.)

Buried:  28 Mar 1958.

6668

514

S-56

Benton

Mary

27 Aug 1873

20 Aug 1898

nee ROBINSON.  First wife of William S BENTON. 

Married 6 Jun 1897.

Daughter of Richard I “& Loucinda (WOODS) ROBINSON.

6671

S

S-56

Benton

William H

20 Aug 1837

27 Jun 1899

Husband of Catharine (DOUGAN) BENTON. 


Married 23 Aug 1860.

“Father” 

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


6655

6656

513

S-55

Benton

William S

1873

1944

Husband of Mary BENTON, 1st, married 6 Jun 1897; and Mabel May (SPORE) BENTON, 2nd, married 27 Oct 1903. 


Son of William H & Catherine "Kate" (DOUGAN) BENTON.

6669

514

S-56

Berlien

Hazel

1891

1965

First wife of Hervie B BERLIEN.

7352

1258

SA-45

Berlien

Hervie B

1890

1984

Husband of Hazel BERLIEN,1st; and Paulean TURPIN BERLIEN, 2nd. 


Son of Thomas M & Mary T BERLIEN.

7352

1258

SA-45


Sections and Rows
The cemetery can be defined as having five sections.  Three large sections: North (N,) South (S) and South-Addition (SA); and two small sections at the west end of the larger sections:  Northwest (NW,) Southwest (SW).  For purposes of this listing, rows were numbered beginning on the west side of each section.

3844  View of the cemetery entrance from CR-50W
3843  View from the center of the cemetery, looking west to the entrance.
6873  View of the South Section from the southeast corner.
7622  View of the South-Addition Section from the northeast corner.

Transcriptions taken from the headstones.

Photographs by Daniel L Elliott on 27 Apr, 29 Apr and 4 May 2010.