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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  12 Oct 2015

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

Head

Cecil L

18 Aug 1910

7 Feb 1996

Second husband of Oliva (RINGHAM) HOLLIS HEAD.

T Sgt., US Army, WW II.

4881

4882

1125

N-47

Head

Olivia

21 Nov 1905

27 Apr 2006

nee RINGHAM.  Wife of Hobart HOLLIS, 1st; and Cecil HEAD, 2nd. 


Daughter of Harry & Olivia (HOLLIS) RINGHAM. 

(Click here to view obituary.)

4879

4881

1125

N-47

Heady

George W

22 Apr 1858

Mar 1922

First husband of Rebecca A "Becky" (PRITCHETT) HEADY WRIGHT. 

Married 29 Jul 1911 in Vanderburgh County, Indiana. 

Buried:  14 Mar 1922.

5764

704

S-20

Hedden

Cynthia

11 Oct 1856

Aug 1892

nee BROKAW.  Wife of Emanual RICHEY, 1st, married 6 Jan1870; and Daniel "Dan" HEDDEN, 2nd, married 11 Sep 1879. 


Daughter of William D & Mary Ann (BLACKARD) BROKAW.

Buried:  6 Aug 1892.

No headstone found.

194

N-28

Hedden

Daniel  "Dan"

abt 1855

Aug 1910

Second husband of Cynthia (BROKAW) RICHEY HEDDEN.

Married 11 Sep 1879.

Buried:  2 Aug 1910.

No headstone found.

194

N-28

Hedden

Frances “Fannie” L Genung

1867

Oct 1952

nee GENUNG.  Wife of Jacob R HEDDEN. 

Married 25 Oct 1886.

Buried:  31 Oct 1952.

6384

462

S-45

Hedden

Infant

?

Oct 1898

Child of Lorenzo Dow & Rosa A (SMITH) HEDDEN.

Buried:  9 Oct 1898.

No headstone found.

443

S-61

Hedden

Infant

?

Oct 1898

Child of Lorenzo Dow & Rosa A (SMITH) HEDDEN.

Buried:  9 Oct 1898.

No headstone found.

443

S-61

Hedden

Jacob Richard "Dick"

1851

Nov 1893

Husband of Frances “Fannie” L (GENUNG) HEDDEN. 

Married 25 Oct 1886. 

Buried:  26 Nov 1893.

6384

462

S-45

Hedden

John Richard

23 Nov 1893

Mar 1940

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


Buried:  13 Mar 1940.

6383

462

S-45

Hedden

Ola

?

?

Daughter of Daniel "Dan" & Cynthia (RICHEY) HEDDEN.

Age:  2 years.

Buried:  ?.

No headstone found.

194

N-28

Hedges

Barbara M

2 Dec 1932

16 Feb 1999

nee BASS.  Wife of William E HEDGES. 

Married 4 Feb 1956, 

Daughter of Hollis G & Anna Mae (MONTGOMERY) BASS.

7456

?

SA-51

Hedges

William E

27 Aug 1933

9 Jun 1989

Husband of Barbara M (BASS) HEDGES. 

Married 4 Feb 1956. 

Son of William E & Nora HEDGES.

SP3, US Army, Korea.

7456

?

SA-51

Hefele

George J

1878

7 Jun 1957

Husband of Jessie M HEFELE. 


Son of Lewis & Barbara HEFELE.

5468

990

S-6

Hefele

Jessie M

1888

28 Jan 1967

Wife of George J HEFELE.

5468

990

S-6

Hefley

Homer, Sr.

2 Feb 1889

Jan 1952

Husband of Maud (COCHRAN) HEFLEY. 

Married 25 Mar 1909. 

Son of Ben & Floren HEFLEY. 

Buried:  21 Jan 1952.

4231

4230

1154

N-18

Hefley

Homer, Jr.

30 Dec 1913

21 Apr 1972

Husband of Marzella M HEFLEY.

4200

1155

N-17

Hefley

Marzella M

11 May 1914

5 Jan 1994

nee WIEDING.  Wife of Homer HEFLEY, Jr.

4199

1155

N-17

Hefley

Maud

1892

Aug 1961

nee COCHRAN.  Wife of Homer HEFLEY, Sr.

Married 25 Mar 1909. 

Buried:  12 Aug 1961.

4232

4230

1154

N-18

Heldt

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

1355

SA-44

Helm

Kyle Edward

12 Dec 1989

8 Mar 1993

Son of Edward L & Sarah (SCHMIDT) HELM.

5020

1120

N-52

Helm

Robert W H

21 Jun 1993

21 Jun 1993

Infant son of Robert & Heather (SCHMIDT) HELM.

5021

1120

N-52

Hemenway

Adabelle "Ada"

2 Jul 1907

5 May 2003

nee JONES. 


Daughter of Jesse & Leora J (GILPARTIRCK) JONES.

7414

1254

SA-49

Hemenway

Elizabeth A

16 Dec 1827

8 Jan 1899

nee HOLCOMB.  Wife of Edward H RALSTON, 1st, married 1 Jan 1851; John FINCH, 2nd, married 21 Sep 1852; and third wife of Israel S HEMENWAY, 3rd, married 27 Jun 1877.


“Our Sister”

6425

460

S-47

Hemmer

Albert Burkett

12 May 1918

16 Feb 1998

Husband of Carrie M (WILLIAMS) WRAY HEMMER. 


Son of Edwin John & Zelpha (BURKETT) HEMMER.

“Children:  Sharon Wray, Stephen Dexter, Shelley Dean”

Lt. Col., US Air Force, WW II, Korea, Vietnam.

4013

4016

864

N-8

Hemmer

Carrie M

1920

21 May 2011

nee WILLIAMS.  Wife of Albert Burkett HEMMER. 


Daughter of Paul & Bessie WILLIAMS.

“Children:  Sharon Wray, Stephen Dexter, Shelley Dean”

(Click here to view obituary.)

4013

4349

864

N-8

Hemmer

Donald John

9 Jan 1928

8 Nov 1966

Husband of Sue (GWALTNEY) HEMMER.


Son of Edwin John & Zelpha P (BURKETT) HEMMER.

Indiana, Major, US Air Force, Korea, DFC-AM & 3 OLC-AFCM.

4018

864

N--8

Hemmer

Edwin John

30 Nov 1887

29 Aug 1972

Husband of Zelpha (BURKETT) HEMMER. 

Married 3 Jun 1917. 

Son of Henry & Louisa HEMMER.

Indiana, Sgt., US Army, WW I.

4003

4005

4019

4021

863

N-7

Hemmer

Susan B Jones

20 Mar 1901

6 Aug 1989

nee JONES.  Wife of Frank BUSCH, 1st; and Second wife of Edwin John HEMMER, 2nd.


Daughter of Beecher T & Mary (LITTIG) JONES.

4004

4005

863

N-7

Hemmer

Zelpha P Burkett

1893

Jan 1932

nee BURKETT.  First wife of Edwin John HEMMER. 

Married 3 Jun 1917. 

Daughter of Erastus & Amanda BURKETT. 

Buried: 14 Jan 1932.

4002

4005

4021

863

N-7

Hennon

Charles T

abt 1862

Oct 1947

Husband of Della CLARK, 1st, married 25 Dec 1895 in Vanderburgh County, Indiana; and Ethel PULLIAM, 2nd, married 4 Oct 1916 in Posey County, Indiana. 

Son of Alexander & Maryland HENNON.

Buried:  25 Oct 1947..

No headstone found.

7

N-56

Herman

Margaret Alice

1862

Jan 1923

(On same stone as her sister Helen F HAMILTON and Thomas A HAMILTON.) 

Buried:  11 Jan 1923.

5817

695

22

Heuring

Aleda Joy

23 Mar 1920

15 Oct 1985

nee WELMAN.  Wife of George Henry HEURING. 

Married 3 Jun 1939. 

Daughter of Charles & Anna (BRIDENHAGER) WELMAN.

5844

707

S-23

Heuring

Callie

1895

1895

Daughter of George W & Emma C (HECKMAN) HEURING.

6110

6105

567

S- 34

Heuring

Emma C

1868

May 1961

nee HECKMAN.  Wife of George W HEURING. 

Married 4 Jul 1893. 

Buried:  18 May 1961.

6104

6105

567

S-33

Heuring

George Henry

9 Jul 1914

3 Dec 1982

Husband of Aleda Joy HEURING. 

Married 3 Jun 1939. 

Buried:  6 Dec 1982.

5844

707

S-23

Heuring

George W

1866

1926

Husband of Emma C (HECKMAN) HEURING. 


Married 4 Jul 1893.

6104

6105

567

S-33

Heuring

Marshall H

1898

Jan 1916

Son of George W & Emma C (HECKMAN) HEURING. 


Buried:  8 Jan 1916.

6112

6105

568

S-34

Heuring

Nellie M

1901

May 1919

Daughter of George W & Emma C (HECKMAN) HEURING. 


Buried:  May 1919.

6111

6105

568

S-34


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.