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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   05 Dec 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

Lot

Sec - Row

Dame

Alma Jean

1924

18 Sep 1951

nee BLYTHE.  Wife of Roy DAME. 

Daughter of Russell H & T Ruth BLYTHE.

4978

65

N-51

DaVault

Albert Norton

Mar 1860

3 Nov 1919

Husband of Sarah Anna (WILHITE) DaVAULT. 

Married 8 Sep 1889. 

Son of Eldridge Tipton & Mary Jane (BISHOP) DaVAULT.


No headstone found.

83

N-56

DaVault

Catherine

?

Apr 1896

Daughter of James H & Sarah (WILHITE) DaVAULT. 


Buried:  12 Apr 1896.

No headstone found.
 

206

N-40

DaVault

David

22 May 1934

--

“Our brother”

5174

1114

N-58

DaVault

Edith

20 May 1898

26 Sep 1900

Daughter of Lungrem F “Lawrence” & Themis A (DeLONG) DAVAULT. 

(Now mostly illegible.  Dates confirmed from census and Health Dept Death Record.)

5000

239

N-52

DaVault

Elizabeth

?

Jun 1901

Daughter of James H & Sarah (WILHITE) DaVAULT. 


Buried:  22 Jun 1901

No headstone found.
 

206

N-40

DaVault

Henry “Red”

1865

Feb 1940

Husband of Lucy Jane (DeLONG) DaVAULT.

Married 19 Oct 1897.

Son of Jack & Jane DAVAULT. 

Buried:  27 Feb 1940.

4269

608

N-20

DaVault

James H

abt 1851

Oct 1933

Husband of Sarah (WILHITE) DaVAULT. 

Married 8 Jan 1874.  

Son of Andrew & Parthena Jane DaVAULT.

Buried:  19 Oct 1933

No headstone found.
 

206

N-40

DaVault

Jane

?

Mar 1912

Buried:  7 Mar 1912.

No headstone found.

181

N-34

DaVault

Leavia

29 Jan 1900

18 Aug 1940

Wife of Welzie DaVAULT.

5122

83

N-56

DaVault

Lucy Jane

1877

Mar 1961

nee DeLONG. Wife of Henry “Red” DaVAULT. 

Married 19 Oct 1897. 

Daughter of Samuel & Nancy DeLONG. 

Buried:  3 Mar 1961.

4269

608

N-20

DaVault

Mary Ann

28 Feb 1925

--

Daughter of Welzie & Leavia DaVAULT

“Our sister”’

5173

1114

N-58

DaVault

Paul Allen

22 Jul 1940

7 Aug 1997

Son of Welzie & Leavia DaVAULT


“Our brother”

5175

1114

N-58

DaVault

Rosette

abt 1874

Dec 1880

Daughter of James H & Sarah (WILHITE) DaVAULT.  Buried:  27 Dec 1880.

No headstone found.
 

206

N-40

DaVault

Sarah

abt 1856

?

nee WILHITE.  Wife of James H DaVAULT. 

Married 8 Jan 1874.  

Daughter of William & Catherine (BROYLES) WILHITE.

No headstone found.
 

206

N-40

DaVault

Sarah Anna

Mar 1870

Apr 1930

nee WILHITE.  Wife of Albert Norton DaVAULT.   

Married 8 Sep 1889. 

Daughter of Franklin "Frank" & Margaret WILHITE.

Buried:  19 Apr 1930.

No headstone found.

83

N-56

DaVault

Sarah Ellen

17 Aug 1874

6 Feb 1901

nee LANPHAIR.  First wife of George DaVAULT.

Married 21 Jul 1892 in Wabash County, Illinois, USA. 

Daughter of Daniel & Mary J LANPHAIR.

4580

181

N-34

DaVault

Themis A

22 Mar 1881

18 Aug 1901

nee DeLONG.  Wife of Lungrem F “Lawrence” DaVAULT. 

Married 5 Oct 1897. 

Daughter of Samuel & Nancy DeLONG.

4998

4999

239

N-52

DaVault

Welzie

5 Aug 1890

27 Aug 1976

Husband of Leavia DaVAULT. 

Son of Albert Norton & Sarah Anna (WILHITE) DaVAULT.

Pvt., US Army, WW I.

5122

5142

83

N-56

Dassel

Infant

?

?

No other information.

No headstone found.
 

392

S-39

Dassel

Infant

?

?

No other information.

No headstone found.
 

392

S-39

Davenport

Carl Lester

15 Jan 1909

28 Jan 1910

Infant son of Richard M & Flora B (SIDES) DAVENPORT.

4626

50

N-36

Davenport

"Child"

?

1882

Child of Chappell & Elizabeth (STUKINS) DAVENPORT.

No headstone found.
 

260

N-31

Davenport

Flora B

1882

Dec 1964

nee SIDES.  Wife of Richard M DAVENPORT.  

Married 7 Dec 1905. 

Daughter of Alex & Manervia (KITE) SIDES. 

Buried:  1 Jan 1964.

4627

50

N-36

Davenport

Francis Marion "Frank"

15 Feb 1840

17 Mar 1925

Husband of Percilla DAVENPORT, 1st, and Mary E (DOUGLAS) McINTIRE DAVENPORT, 2nd, married 4 Sep 1883.

4824

210

N-44

Davenport

Frank McIntyre

19 Apr 1879

5 Mar 1944

Husband of Minnie (YEAGER) DAVENPORT. 

Married 9 Oct 1898. 

Son of Francis M & Percilla (TRAYLOR) DAVENPORT. 

Buried:  8 Mar 1944.

4275

1151

N-21

Davenport

George B

3 Apr 1876

27 May 1888

Son of Francis M & Percilla (TRAYLOR) DAVENPORT.

Aged  12 ys. 1 ms. 24 ds.

4823

210

N-44

Davenport

Mary E

23 May 1848

21 Dec 1927

nee DOUGLAS.  Wife of William H McINTIRE 1st, married 6 Jul 1867; and second wife of Francis M "Frank" DAVENPORT, 2nd, married 4 Sep 1883. 


Daughter of John Wilson & Martha Ann (FRAZIER) DOUGLAS.


Buried: 23 Dec 1927.

No headstone found.
 

210

N-44

Davenport

Minnie

1873

30 Nov 1955

nee YEAGER.  Wife of Frank McINTYRE DAVENPORT. 

Married 9 Oct 1898. 

Daughter of J & Nannie YEAGER.

Buried:  3 Dec 1955.

4274

?

N-21

Davenport

Richard M "Mal"

21 Sep 1880

2 Dec 1971

Husband of Flora B (SIDES) DAVENPORT. 

Married 7 Dec 1905. 

Son of Francis Marion "Frank" & Percilla (TRAYLOR) DAVENPORT.

Veteran of Spanish American War.

4627

50

N-36

Davidson

Fred C

15 Mar 1906

16 Jul 1993

Husband of Naoma S (SKELTON) DAVIDSON. 

Son of Clarence Y & Elmina "Mina" (GOWEN) DAVIDSON.

7032

1287

SA-16

Davidson

Naoma Agnes

3 Mar 1907

18 Feb 1990

nee SKELTON.  Wife of Fred C DAVISON.


Daughter of Festus Orel & Malinda E (WAGNER) SKELTON.

7032

1287

SA-16

Davis

Ben

?

May 1879

"Hired man of Simon French"

No headstone found.
 

344

S-38

Davis

Claud C

1890

6 Aug 1893

Son of John F & Laura F (HICKROD) DAVIS.

6723

6722

449

S-58

Davis

Colemon

28 Jul 1930

22 Nov 2008

Husband of Minnie J (DAVIS) DAVIS. 

Married 21 May 1949. 

Son of Basil & Lonie (GIPSON) DAVIS.

“Our Children:  Tim, Deborah.” 

(Click here to view obituary.)

1098

7580

1568

SA-60

Davis

Donald Eugene "Donnie"

12 Dec 1940

10 Dec 2012

Husband of Sandra M "Sandy" DAVIS. 


Married 25 Nov 2005. 

Son of Russell "Crickett" & Mary Davis.

SP4, US Army, Vietnam.


(Click here to view obituary.)

4414

4415

1674

SA-43

Davis

Earl Samuel

10 Oct 1884

24 May 1966

“Uncle”

“Veteran WW I”

5262

1

N-62

Davis

Elizabeth E

1861

Aug 1933

nee AYRES.  Wife of Henry DAVIS. 

Married 9 Sep 1877. 

Buried:  23 Aug 1933

6174

343

S-37

Davis

Frances "Fanny"

?

Jan 1880

nee COOPER.  Wife of George W DAVIS. 

Married 12 Nov 1874.

No headstone found.
 

374

S-57

Davis

Fannie Walters

31 Jan 1889

10 Jul 1973

nee WALTERS.  Wife of Frank M DAVIS. 

Married 18 Apr 1907. 

Daughter of Richard S & Margaret M WALTERS.

4043

733

N-9

Davis

Francis Marvin

1906

9 May 1972

Son of Frank M & Fannie (WALTERS) DAVIS.

4042

733

N-9

Davis

Frank Marion

2 Apr 1880

2 Oct 1957

Husband of Fannie (WALTERS) DAVIS. 

Married 18 Apr 1907. 

Son of Henry & Elizabeth E (AYRES) DAVIS.

4043

733

N-9

Davis

Geraldine

8 Apr 1930

--

Wife of Willard M DAVIS. 

Married 23 Apr 1954.

7480

1576

SA-52

Davis

Glen Edward

20 Apr 1934

18 Mar 2015

Husband of Martha Ann (INGRAM) DAVIS. 

Married 5 Feb 1955. 

“Our Children:  J R, Cindi” 

US Army.

(Click here to view obituary.)

4186

6963

?

SA-9

Davis

Hallam Walter

Oct 1884

Aug 1960

Wife of Jessie Mae (HEDDEN) DAVIS. 

Married 28 Dec 1910. 

Son of John B & Lucy (WALKER) DAVIS. 

Buried:  13 Aug 1960.

6403

461

S-46

Davis

Harry E

abt 1886

Jan 1950

Son of Henry & Elizabeth E (AYRES) DAVIS.

Age 64 years. 

Buried:  10 Jan 1950.

6173

343

S-37

Davis

Henry

1852

Aug 1942

Husband of Elizabeth E (AYRES) DAVIS. 

Married 9 Sep 1877. 

Buried:  22 Aug 1942.

6174

343

S-37

Davis

Infant

?

Jun 1890

Daughter of Samuel H & Mary Jane DAVIS. 


Buried:  28 Jun 1890.

No headstone found.
 

450

S-57

Davis

Infant

?

Dec 1877

Infant of George W & Frances "Fannie" DAVIS..

No headstone found.
 

374

S-57

Davis

Infant

?

Dec 1877

Infant of George W & Frances "Fannie" DAVIS..

No headstone found.
 

374

S-57

Davis

Jessie Mae H

Mar 1888

Jan 1972

nee HEDDEN.  Wife of Hallam Walter DAVIS. 

Married 28 Dec 1910. 

Daughter of Jacob R & Frances L (GENUNG) HEDDEN. 

Buried:  4 Jan 1972.

6401

461

S-46

Davis

John H

May 1858

Jun 1926

Husband of Laura F (HICKROD) DAVIS. 

Married 13 mar 1881.

“Father” 

Buried:  11 Jun 1926.

6726

6722

449

S-58

Davis

Laura F

Feb 1861

Aug 1946

nee HICKROD.  Wife of John H DAVIS. 


Married 13 Mar 1881.

“Mother”

Buried:  3 Aug 1946.

6727

6722

449

S-58

Davis

Lee A

21 May 1963

--

(On same stone as Ernie M & Antosie B (WYSOCKIE) SNYER.)

7450

?

SA-51

Davis

Louella Ann

1 Nov 1945

10 Jan 2015

nee SMITH.  

Daughter of Vernon & Erma (ZIMMERMAN) SMITH. 

(Click here to view obituary.)

0158

?

SA-5

Davis

Martha Ann

4 Feb 1937

--

nee INGRAM.  Wife of Glen Edward DAVIS. 

Married 5 Feb 1955.

“Our Children:  J R, Cindi”

4186

6963

?

SA-9

Davis

Mary Jane

1 Nov 1828

6 Jun 1898

nee BARKER.  Wife of Samuel H DAVIS. 

Married 26 Jan 1848.

6705

6703

450

S-57

Davis

Maud M

1890

Jul 1896

Daughter of John F & Laura F (HICKROD) DAVIS. 

Buried:  11 Jul 1896.

6724

6722

449

S-58

Davis

Minnie J

17 Jul 1932

22 Nov 2016

nee DAVIS.  Wife of Colemon DAVIS. 

Married 21 May 1949. 

Daughter of Isaac & Susie (HARPER) DAVIS.

“Our Children:  Tim, Deborah” 

(Click here to view obituary.)

1098

7580

1568

SA-60

Davis

Noble B

1900

15 Jun 1916

Son of John F & Laura F (HICKROD) DAVIS. 

Buried:  17 Jun 1916.

6725

6722

449

S-58

Davis

Ruthann

29 Mar 1942

20 Sep 2011

nee ALLEN.  Wife of Eddie DAVIS. 

Daughter of Floyd & Almeada (MONROE) ALLEN. 

(Click here to view obituary.)

2497

759

N-14

Davis

Samuel H

7 Mar 1819

15 Sep 1902

Husband of Mary Jane (BARKER) DAVIS. 

Married 26 Jan 1848.

6706

6703

450

S-57

Davis

Sandra M "Sandy"

2 Jul 1964

--

Wife of Donald E "Donnie" DAVIS. 


Married 25 Nov 2005.

4414

4415

1674

SA-43

Davis

Willard M

26 Feb 1916

4 Feb 2005

Husband of Geraldine "Geri" DAVIS. 

Married 23 Apr 1954.  

Son of Maude DAVIS. 

(Click here to view obituary.)

7480

1576

SA-52


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.