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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   17 Sep 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

Frakes

Emily Belle

1882

1966

--

5589

1040

S-11

Frederick

Gay L

1 Oct 1947

--

nee SOUTHWOOD.  Wife of Malvern R FREDERICK. 


Married 14 Feb 1980.

“His Children:  Alesia C, Michael L”

Our Childr:  Deann L”

Her Children:  Maury D, Dawn L, Mellisa L”

6889

6890

1626

SA-2

Frederick

Malvern Ray

13 Mar 1938

11 Jan 2006

Husband of Gay L (SOUTHWOOD) FREDERICK. 

Married 14 Feb 1980. 

Son of Harold & Daisy (WOOD) FREDERICK.

“His Children:  Alesia C, Michael L”

Our Children:  Deann L”

Her Children:  Maury D, Dawn L, Mellisa L”

(Click here to view obituary.)

6889

6890

1626

SA-2

Freels

Brandon Lee

24 Apr 1993

24 Apr 1993

Infant son of Charles & Melissa (BOND) FREELS. 


Grandson of Francis “Frank” & Vera Pauline (DAVENPORT) FREELS and Mr. & Mrs. Marvin BOND.

4317

1150

N-22

Freels

Frank Beverly

28 Jan 1936

10 May 2014

Husband of Shirley L (JONES) FREELS. 


Son of Francis Franklin "Frank" & Vera Pauline (DAVENPORT) FREELS.

4218

?

N-21

Freels

Francis Franklin “Frank”

28 Jan 1912

15 May 1962

Husband of Vera Pauline (DAVENPORT) FREELS.

4319

1150

N-22

Freels

Shirley L

13 Jul 1939

--

nee JONES.  Wife of Frank Beverly FREELS.

4218

?

N-21

Freels

Vera Pauline

8 Apr 1911

8 Mar 2000

nee DAVENPORT.  Wife of Francis F “Frank” FREELS. 


Daughter of Frank & Minnie DAVENPORT.

4318

1150

N-22

Freeman

Allen

17 Nov 1911

14 Jun 1985

First husband of Rosa Cletis (CASKEY) FREEMAN WEST. 

Son of A C & Eva FREEMAN.

“Born in Nady, Arkansas”

7590

1437

SA-61

French

Alice W

5 Sep 1924

--

Wife of Samuel R FRENCH. 


Married 21 Dec 1942

6258

6261

1069

S-40

French

Amy Alice

30 Mar 1881

28 Jan 1943

nee McCLURE.  Wife of Jessie B FRENCH. 

Married 12 Mar 1903.

“Mother”

6249

573

S-39

French

Annie

1866

Apr 1940

nee HICKROD.  Wife of Phillip B FRENCH. 

Married 5 Nov 1885

Buried:  14 Apr 1940.

6058

490

S-32

French

Barney

8 Dec 1889

25 Oct 1918

Husband of Myrtle M (CONRAD) FRENCH. 

Married 17 Apr 1912.

“Father”

4289

4292

641

N-21

French

Bertie C

22 Jun 1899

1 Feb 1979

nee RICHIE.  Wife of Verner FRENCH. 

Married 24 Sep 1917. 

Daughter of William H & Ida RICHIE.

7055

1284

SA-19

French

Brett A

1 Feb 1960

4 Jul 2010

Husband of Jackie (CONNER) FRENCH. 

Married 15 Sep 1987. 

Son of Jessie B & M Delores (CONNER) FRENCH. 

Parents of:  Michelle.

(Click here to view obituary.)

2575

2576

1667

SA-36

French

Caroline Biel

1857

1943

nee BIEL.  Wife of Dr. William W FRENCH.

4559

199

N-33

French

Charles

--

Dec 1873

Son of Peter & Malinda J (KEY) FRENCH. 


Buried:  10 Dec 1873.

No headstone.

289

N-53

French

Charles E

17 Jun 1920

12 Dec 2004

Husband of Vivian M (BUCK) FRENCH. 

Married 9 May 1941. 

Son of Verner & Bertie (RICHIE) FRENCH. 

(Click here to view obituary.)

7057

?

SA-19

French

Charles E “Bug”

13 Sep 1926

11 Feb 1993

Husband of Dorothy R (FARROW) FRENCH. 

Married 19 Nov 1950. 

Son of J B & Amy FRENCH.

Pfc., 12th Airdrome Sq., US Army, WW II.

Jan 25, 1945 – Nov 23, 1946

7417

7418

7419

?

SA-49

French

Chloe M

8 Feb 1906

23 Oct 1971

nee McCLARY.  Wife of Roy J "Ted" FRENCH.

6204

1066

S-37

French

Clarcie F ? "Georgia"

13 May 1889

13 Jul 1889

Child of Dr. William W & Caroline (BIEL) FRENCH.

(Stone is partially illegible; given name is uncertain.   Interment records report "Georgia.")

4561

199

N-33

French

Curtis A

23 Sep 1892

Mar 1959

Husband of Emma Fay (WARREN) FRENCH. 


Buried:  13 Mar 1959.

6050

1061

S-32

French

Darwin M

25 Feb 1904

19 Mar 1981

Husband of Gladys (SLINKER) FRENCH. 


Son of Jesse B & Amy Alice (McCLURE) FRENCH.

Cpl., US Army, WW II.

6254

6255

1068

S-39

French

Dorothy R

20 Mar 1931

22 May 2003

nee FARROW.  Wife of Charles E “Bug” FRENCH. 


Married 19 Nov 1950.

7417

?

SA-49

French

Doyle Raymond

29 Jun 1914

30 Jan 1990

Son of Jesse B & Amy Alice (McCLURE) FRENCH.

“Daddy”

TEC 5, US Army, WW II.

6390

6392

579

S-45

French

Effie Lou

23 Oct 1924

14 Nov 2010

nee CRAWFORD.  Wife of George S FRENCH. 

Daughter of James & Isabel (WEISGERBER) CRAWFORD.

(Click here to view obituary.)

6202

1066

S-37

French

Emma Fay Warren

1895

Jul 1976

nee WARREN.  Wife of Curtis A FRENCH. 

Daughter of James M & Louise E (CLEVELAND) WARREN. 

Buried:  10 Jul 1976.

6050

1061

S-32

French

Erastus

1 Oct 1897

30 Nov 1976

Son of Phillip B & Annie (HICKROD) FRENCH.

Pvt., US Army, WW II.

6057

490

S-32

French

Ernest E

17 Aug 1899

10 May 1987

Husband of Myrtle FRENCH, 1st; and Irene E (GERLACH) FRENCH, 2nd


Son of Phillip B & Annie (HICKROD) FRENCH.

5679

835

S-15

French

Genevieve S

17 Aug 1924

18 Apr 1994

nee ANDERSON.  Wife of Winifred C FRENCH. 


Daughter of John M & Bessie (REED) ANDESON.

7282

1459

SA-39

French

George P

10 Jun 1889

4 Jul 1973

Husband of Rosetta M (GULICH) FRENCH.   


Married 15 Jul 1911.

Son of Phillip B & Annie (HICKROD) FRENCH.

3907

916

N-2

French

George S "Barney"

1 Jan 1918

4 Oct 1986

Husband of Effie L (CRAWFORD) FRENCH. 


Son of Jesse B & Amy Alice (McCLURE) FRENCH.

Maj., US Army, WW II, Korea.

6202

6203

1066

S-37

French

Gertrude V

1 Oct 1913

30 Jul 1998

nee SCHMITTLER.  Wife of William G "Bill" FRENCH. 


Daughter of Steve & Minnie (REEVES) SCHMITTLER.

6208

1067

S-38

French

Gladys

22 May 1917

22 Aug 1998

nee SLINKER.  Wife of Darwin M FRENCH. 


Daughter of Thera & Emmie SLINKER.

6254

1068

S-39

French

Infant

--

Apr 1904

Child of Phillip B & Annie (HICKROD) FRENCH. 


Buried:  6 Apr 1904.

6059

490

S-32

French

Infant

--

Mar 1916

Infant daughter of Jesse B & Amy Alice (McCLURE) FRENCH. 


Buried:  9 Mar 1916.

6251

573

S-39

French

Irene

2 Sep 1921

--

--

6398

580

S- 46

French

Irene E

20 Aug 1914

22 Mar 1977

nee GERLACH.  Second wife of Ernest E FRENCH.

5679

835

S-15

French

Jackie M

3 Oct 1961

--

nee CONNER.  Wife of Brett A FRENCH. 


Married 15 Sep 1987.

Parents of:  Michelle.

2575

2576

1667

SA-36

French

Jesse B

15 Oct 1877

15 Aug 1953

Husband of Amy Alice (McCLURE) FRENCH. 


Married 12 Mar 1903.

“Father”

6249

573

S-39

French

Jesse B

23 May 1922

30 Jan 2000

Husband of M Delores (CONNER) FRENCH. 

Married 17 Nov 1951. 

Son of Jesse B & Amy Alice (McCLURE) FRENCH.

“Parents of Brett”

TEC 5, US Army, WW II.  Purple Heart.

7261

7262

?

SA-37

French

John W

7 Feb 1871

28 Apr 1895

Son of Peter & Malinda J (KEY) FRENCH.

5045

289

N-53

French

Loann

19 Sep 1925

--

--

6209

1067

S-38

French

Lottie B

27 Dec 1881

30 May 1958

Daughter of William W & Caroline FRENCH.

6665

590

S-56

French

Louisa

1850

Feb 1926

nee DAVIS.  Wife of Simon FRENCH. 


Married 15 Feb 1872.

“Mother” 

Buried:  6 Feb 1926

5040

5039

238

N-53

French

M Delores

9 Aug 1925

17 Nov 2005

nee CONNER.  Wife of Jesse B FRENCH. 

Married 17 Nov 1951. 

Daughter of Harry M & Edna (MILLER) CONNER.

“Parents of Brett” 

(Click here to view obituary.)

7261

?

SA-37

French

Mary “Mamie”

--

Sep 1908

Daughter of Dr. William W & Caroline (BIEL) FRENCH. 


Buried:  26 Sep 1908.

4562

199

N-33

French

Murel W

13 Jan 1909

8 Mar 1972

Son of Samuel R & Sylvia M (WILLIAMS) FRENCH.

6260

6261

1069

S-40

French

Myrtle

1902

Aug 1926

First wife of Ernest E FRENCH. 

Buried:  21 Aug 1926.

5679

835

S-15

French

Myrtle M

12 Dec 1890

11 Dec 1977

nee CONRAD.  Wife of Barney FRENCH, 1st, married 17 Apr 1912:  Lawrence ZWISSLER, 2nd; and Walter SYMONDS, 3rd. 

Daughter of Ephraim M & Emma A (BATES) CONRAD.

4291

641

N-21

French

Nevada

1875

Nov 1877

Daughter of Simon & Louisa (DAVIS) FRENCH. 


Buried:  12 Nov 1877.

5043

5039

238

N-53

French

Oscar

--

Dec 1875

Son of Peter & Malinda J (KEY) FRENCH. 


Buried:  3 Dec 1875.

No headstone.

289

N-53

French

Peter

11 Sep 1837

30 Oct 1881

First husband of Malinda J (KEY) FRENCH WEED. 


Married 5 Sep 1867.

5047

289

N-53

French

Phillip B

1856

Aug 1942

Husband of Annie (HICKROD) FRENCH. 

Married 5 Nov 1885. 

Buried:  29 Aug 1942.

6058

490

S-32

French

Phillip B, Jr.

1907

Jun 1952

Son of Phillip B & Annie (HICKROD) FRENCH. 


Buried:  19 Jun 1952.

6058

490

S-32

French

Rosetta M

1891

9 May 1973

nee GULICK.  Wife of George P FRENCH.   

Married 15 Jul 1911. 

Daughter of Joseph & Elizabeth (NORDHAM) GULICK.

(Click here to view obituary.)

3907

916

N-2

French

Roy J "Ted"

23 Jan 1910

30 May 1980

Husband of Chloe M FRENCH. 


Son of Jesse B & Amy Alice (McCLURE) FRENCH.

6204

1066

S-37

French

Samuel R

8 Apr 1922

12 Aug 2008

Husband of Alice W FRENCH.  Married 21 Dec 1942. 


Son of Samuel R & Verna M FRENCH.

S Sgt., US Army, WW II

.

6258

6259

6261

574

S-40

French

Samuel R

1884

Oct 1932

Husband of Sylvia M (WILLIAMS) FRENCH, 1st, married 21 Aug 1907; and Verna M (C FRENCH, 2nd.  Son of Simon & Louisa FRENCH. 


Buried:  4 Oct 1932.

6263

6261

574

S-40

French

Simon

1846

Mar 1925

Husband of Louisa (DAVIS) FRENCH. 


Married 15 Feb 1872.

“Father” 

Buried:  8 Mar 1925.

5042

5039

238

N-53

French

Sylvia M

1885

18 Jul 1915

nee WILLIAMS.  First wife of Samuel R FRENCH. 


Married 21 Aug 1907. 

Daughter of Samuel & Susan WILLIAMS.

“C&EI RR struck buggy they were riding in…4 yr old son injured”

6264

6261

574

S-40

French

Verna M

28 Jul 1895

11 Feb 1977

nee CHURCHMAN.  Second wife of Samuel R FRENCH.

6262

6261

574

S-40

French

Verner

12 Dec 1895

26 May 1971

Husband of Bertie (RICHIE) FRENCH. 

Married 24 Sep 1917. 

Son of Phillip E & Anna FRENCH.

Indiana, Pvt., Base Hospital Bn, WW I.

7055

7056

1284

SA-19

French

Vivian M

28 Jan 1922

16 May 1984

nee BUCK.  Wife of Charles E FRENCH. 

Married 9 May 1941. 

Daughter of Walter & Cathrine (KRUSE) BUCK.

7057

1284

SA-19

French

William G

3 Oct 1905

30 Aug 1961

Husband of Gertrude V (SCHMITTLER) FRENCH.

6208

1067

S-38

French

William W, Dr.

1854

Apr 1932

Husband of Caroline (BIEL) FRENCH. 


Buried:  25 Apr 1932.

4559

199

N-33

French

Winifred C "Wendy"

13 Dec 1917

29 Nov 1984

Husband of Genevieve S FRENCH. 


Son of Walter & Myrtle (CONRAD) FRENCH.

1st Sgt., US Army, WW II.

7281

1459

SA-39

Freund

Edwin J

13 Dec 1901

13 Nov 1995

Husband of Virginia M (GARRIS) FREUND. 

Son of John G & Mary (WEHMER) FREUND.

7610

1532

SA-63

Freund

Virginia M

30 Sep 1911

13 Oct 1995

nee GARRIS.  Wife of Edwin J FREUND. 


Daughter of James & Hattie GARRIS.

7612

1532

SA-63

Fuchs

Buffie Jean

--

12 Apr 1974

Infant daughter of Mr. & Mrs. Robert FUCHS.


(Note:  Two infant burials in this plot; other is Tracy Don GREEN.)

5277

77

62

Fullington

Roderick G

11 Jan 1953

10 Aug 1994

Son of Patrick W FULLINGTON & Donna FULLINGTON DILBECK. 

“Son & Brother”

7309

1542

SA-41


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.