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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    30 May 2016

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

Sect-
ion

Row

Buck

Catherine

20 Jan 1900

11 Nov 1970

nee KRUSE.  Wife of Walter H BUCK. 

Married 18 Sep 1919. 

Daughter of Louis & Mary KRUSE.

“Mother”

7071

1282

SA-21

Buck

Walter H "Shorty"

17 Jun 1894

4 Apr 1966

Husband of Catherine (KRUSE) BUCK. 

Married 18 Sep 1919.

Son of Gottlieb & Justine (SCHOLZ)  BUCK.

“Father”

Indiana, Pvt. Hq. Btry, 24th Field Arty., WW I.

7071

7072

1282

SA-21

Buesking

Anna Madge

1899

Oct 1972

Daughter of Henry C & Flora B (BAYER) BUESKING. 


Buried:  23 Oct 1972.

5649

834

S-14

Buesking

Flora B

1880

Jun 1963

nee BAYER.  Wife of Henry Chris BUESKING. 

Married 8 Sep 1897. 

Daughter of L & Mary BAYER. 

Buried:  16 Jun 1963

5650

834

S-14

Buesking

Henry Chris

1876

Feb 1954

Husband of Flora B (BAYER)  BUESKING. 

Married 8 Sep 1897. 

Son of Henry BUESKING. 

Buried:  11 Feb 1954.

5650

834

S-14

Bump

Charles Gordon “Chod”

16 Aug 1920

13 Aug 1992

Husband of Florence E (THOMPSON) BUMP. 

Married 27 May 1939.

S1, US Navy, WW II.

1038

7064

1520

SA-19

Bump

Florence E

16 May 1921

27 Mar 2012

nee THOMPSON.  Wife of Charles Gordon “Chod” BUMP. 

Married 27 May 1939. 

Daughter of Berna & Velma (HUME) THOMPSON. 

(Click here to view obituary.)

1038

1520

SA-19

Bump

Larry G

24 Oct 1942

--

Son of Charles Gordon "Chod" & Florence E (THOMPSON) BUMP.

039

1520

SA-19

Burger

Jacob J

1873

Nov 1932

Husband of Matilda A BURGER. 


Buried:  8 Nov 1932.

5488

879

S-7

Burger

Matilda A

1887

Dec 1960

Wife of Jacob J BURGER. 


Buried:  24 Dec 1960

5489

879

S-7

Burk

A Jewel

25 Sep 1903

28 Jul 1975

nee JEFFRIES.  Wife of Otto N BURK.

4597

28

N-35

Burk

Dickey Ray

11 Apr 1943

11 Apr 1943

Infant son (stillborn) of Otto N & A Jewel (JEFFRIES) BURK.

(From Health Dept:  Book H-5:92)

No headstone found.
 

28

N-5

Burk

Elizabeth

--

27 Jul 1890

nee DAVIS.  Wife of James S BURK. 

Married 27 Apr 1881. 

Daughter of Samuel  H & Mary J DAVIS.

Aged 27 yrs. 6 mos.

(Stone is now mostly illegible.)

6702

10

S-57

Burk

Evans Spencer

15 Oct 1850

20 Dec 1948

Husband of Lenora E (NEWTON) BURK. 

Married 25 Dec 1879. 

Son of William Burk(e)

(Click here to view obituary.)

No headstone found.
 

81

N-58

Burk

Infant

--

Jun 1925

Son of Otto N "Ott" & A Jewel (JEFFRIES) BURK. 


Buried:  6 Jun 1925.

No headstone found.
 

150

N-60

Burk

Johanna E

4 Sep 1912

24 May 1987

nee KLAUSMEIER.  Wife of John Clifford BURK.

5491

879

S-7

Burk

John Clifford

22 Dec 1908

12 Feb 1991

Husband of Johanna E (KLASUMEIER) BURK.


WW II

.

5490

879

S-7

Burk

Lenora E

14 Feb 1863

16 Dec 1927

nee NEWTON.  Wife of Evans Spencer BURK. 


Married 25 Dec 1879.

Note:  1900 census reports her birth as “Feb 1861.”

5163

81

N-58

Burk

Otto N "Ott"

20 Jun 1894

31 Dec 1976

Husband of A Jewel (JEFFRIES) BURK. 


Son of Evans Spencer & Lenora E (NEWTON) BURK.

Cook, US Army, WW I.

4597

4598

28

N-35

Burke

James W

4 Jan 1888

15 Feb 1936

Husband of Mary M (CONNOR) BURKE. 

Married 1 Sep 1909.  

Son of Evans & Lenora BURKE. 

Buried:  17 Feb 1936.

5028

10

N-53

Burke

Mary M "Maggie"

30 May 1888

2 Oct 1982

nee COONER.  Wife of James W BURKE. 

Married 1 Sep 1909. 

Daughter of Marion & Roxanne CONNOR.

5028

10

N-53

Burrucker

Mary E

--

26 Dec 1869

nee WAGNER or WAGONER.  First wife of John W BURRUCKER. 


Married 22 Mar 1866.

4707

282

N-40

Burrucker

Mary E

27 Dec 1868

28 Dec 1938

Daughter of John W & Mary E (WAGONER) BURRUCKER..

4709

282

N-40

Burton

Floyd N "Parker"

16 Dec 1898

1 Dec 1972

Son of Ronald C & Nina J BURTON.

5384

969

S-3

Burton

Lester V

18 May 1896

7 Jul 1978

Husband of Mineta L (LANGFORD) BURTON. 


Married 10 Jul 1918.

Sgt., US Army, WW I.

5424

5423

970

S-4

Burton

Mildred E

14 Mar 1904

5 Jan 1979

Wife of Roy W "Doc" BURTON.

5335

5294

964

SW-1

Burton

Mineta L

19 Nov 1900

3 Feb 1982

nee LANGFORD.  Wife of Lester V BURTON. 


Married 10 Jul 1918.

5425

970

S-4

Burton

Nancy E “Nannie”

1857

Jun 1944

nee WILSON.  Wife of Albert BURTON. 

Married 2 Sep 1875. 

Buried:  27 Jun 1944.

5560

798

S-10

Burton

Nina J

1875

Jul 1947

nee WILLIAMS.  Wife of Ronald C BURTON.   

Married:  8 May 1895. 

Daughter of Sam & Sue (STENGARS) WILLIAMS.


Buried:  24 Jul 1947.

5385

969

S-3

Burton

Nolan Carvel

1926

May 1939

Son of Lester V & Mineta L (LANGFORD) BURTON. 


Buried:  10 May 1939.

5426

970

S-4

Burton

Ronald C

1872

Apr 1960

Husband of Nina J (WLLIAMS) BURTON. 

Married:  8 May 1895. 

Son of George T & Nancy (GESER) BURTON. 

Buried:  8 Apr 1960.

5386

969

S-3

Burton

Roy W "Doc"

17 Jun 1900

8 Jan 1965

Husband of Mildred E BURTON.

5334

5294

964

SW-1

Bush

James Woodrow

5 Oct 1913

2 Jan 2009

Husband of Mary Josephine (WILHITE) BUSH. 


Son of William Orville & Brittie Ethel (BOWMAN) BUSH.

4163

742

N-15

Bush

Mary Josephine

14 Nov 1918

1 Mar 2009

nee WILHITE.  Wife of James Woodrow BUSH. 


Daughter of Oscar C & Clyde A (ENGLISH) WILHITE.

(Click here to view obituary.)

4163

742

N-15

Bush

Pearl M

1897

1975

Wife of Umphrey Madison BUSH.

“Mother”

6869

1093

S-63

Bush

Umphrey Madison

8 Mar 1896

24 Aug 1961

Husband of Pearl M BUSH.

Indiana, Cpl., Co. E, 78th Infantry, WW I.

6868

1093

S-63

Busing

Caroline J “Carrie” Wheeler

18 Mar 1898

31 Mar 1995

nee SCHURMEIER.  Wife of Floyd WHEELER, 1st; and Roy BUSING, 2nd


Daughter of Henry & Helen (GURLICK) SCHURMEIER.

“Mother”

5870

407

S-25

Busking

Friedrich J

31 Oct 1879

11 Sep 1880

Son of K Henry Christian & Loetha L BISKING or BUSKING.

6282

391

S-40

Busking

Sarah J

26 Mar 1871

1 Aug 1873

Daughter of K Henry Christian & Loetha L BISKING or BUSKING..

6285

391

S-40

Bye

Alice M

29 Jun 1915

23 Aug 2003

nee MILLER.  Daughter of Jacob G & Myrtle Jane (TRACER)  MILLER.

5795

712

S-21

Byers

Gyneth M

3 Sep 1930

24 Nov 2003

nee MAYFIELD.  Wife of Roy James BYERS, Jr., 1st; and Carol HELDT, 2nd.  Daughter of Marshall & Golda (ELLIS) MAYFIELD. 


(Click here to view obituary.)

7347

1350

SA-44

Byers

Infant

1896

1896

Infant daughter of B & M BYERS.

4759

173

N-42

Byers

James Alan

18 Oct 1953

15 Apr 1980

Son of Roy James & Gyneth M BYERS, Jr.

7347

1350

SA-44

Byers

Roy James, Jr.

14 Nov 1927

20 Oct 1997

Husband of Gyneth M BYERS.

Pvt., US Army, WW II.

7347

7348

1350

SA-44

Byrd

Ada E

1 Dec 1883

29 Jul 1932

nee GOODSON.  Wife of John W BYRD. 

Married 7 Aug 1900. 

Daughter of George & Jane BYRD.

“Mother”

5977

487

S-29

Byrd

Edith A

29 Aug 1901

29 Aug 1904

Daughter of John W & Ada E (GOODSON) BYRD.

5978

487

S-29

Byrd

Infant

--

Feb 1910

Infant of John W & Ada E (GOODSON) BYRD.

No headstone found.
 

487

S-29

Byrd

John W

2 Sep 1877

22 Feb 1964

Husband of Ada E (GOODSON) BYRD. 

Married 7 Aug 1900. 

Son of William & Eliza J BYRD.

“Father”

5979

487

S-29


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.