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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

Hickrod

Albert Henry

8 Jan 1872

24 Nov 1960

Husband of Rosetta (DAVAULT) HICKROD. 

Married 15 Feb 1891. 

Son of William H & Sarah E (BLACKARD) HICKROD.

4781

96

N-43

Hickrod

Andrew Bates "A.B"

8 Dec 1898

28 Dec 1967

Husband of Margaret Dean (WEST) HICKROD. 

Son of William H & Dora (BATES) HICKROD.

5324

5323

1018

SW-1

Hickrod

Benjamin Franklin "Bennie"

5 May 1893

18 Jul 1968

Son of James & Mary M "Mollie" (O'NEAL) HICKROD.

Indiana, Pfc., Co. M, 152nd Infantry, WW I.

5136

1115

N-57

Hickrod

Carrie

Apr 1872

Dec 1940

nee OSBORN.  Second wife of John S HICKROD

Married 9 Feb 1898. 

Daughter of J R & Elizabeth (SIMPSON) OSBORN. 

Buried:  30 Dec 1940

4023

861

N-8

Hickrod

Charles P "Sug"

10 Mar 1930

30 May 2000

Son of Jesse & Della Frances (BEADLE) HICKROD.

Cpl., US Army, Korea.

6478

534

S-49

Hickrod

Clarence

22 Nov 1891

15 Sep 1972

Husband of Lilly Rose (RINGHAM) HICKROD. 

Son of Albert Henry Rosetta (DAVAULT) HICKROD. 

Indiana, Pfc., US Army, WW I.

4970

1122

N-50

Hickrod

Della Frances

10 Aug 1894

23 Apr 1974

nee BEADLE.  Wife of Jesse HICKROD. 

Married 2 Mar 1916. 

Daughter of Charles P & Carrie E BEADLE.

6477

534

S-49

Hickrod

Dixie Ann

18 Nov 1931

18 Jan 2010

nee COOMER.  Wife of Harold Dean HICKROD. 

Married 19 Jun 1952.

Daughter of Frank E & Mildred (MILEY) COOMER.

(Click here to view obituary.)

7415

1355

SA-49

Hickrod

Dora Bates

5 Jan 1865

7 Oct 1939

nee BATES.  Wife of William H HICKROD. 


Married 16 Jul 1882. 


Daughter of David & Catherine R (McCLURE) BATES.

“Mother” 

(Click here for more family information.)

6091

6090

6093

474

S-33

Hickrod

Florence Evelyn“Eva”

1878

May 1957

nee CLEVELAND.  Wife of George Omar HICKROD. 

Married 13 Sep 1894. 

Daughter of James & Julia CLEVELAND. 

Buried:  28 May 1957.

5382

968

S-2

Hickrod

Florence K

22 Jul 1888

3 Mar 1895

Daughter of William H & Dora (BATES) HICKROD.

“Daughter”

6091

6090

6092

474

S-33

Hickrod

George Alan Karnes Wallis, Prof.

16 May 1930

27 Dec 2007

Husband of Prof. Jen “Lucy” (HUANG) LIU HICKROD, 1st; and Prof. Marcia ESCOTT HICKROD, 2nd. 


Son of Herchell R & Berncie K HICKROD. 

(Click here to view obituary.)

5340

967

S-1

Hickrod

George Omar

1874

Feb 1957

Husband of Florence Evelyn “Eva” (CLEVELAND) HICKROD. 


Married 13 Sep 1894. 

Son of George & Mary A (STUNKINS) HICKROD. 

Buried:  3 Feb 1957.

5381

968

S-2

Hickrod

George W

Oct 1835

7 Mar 1904

Husband of Mary A (STUNKINS) HICKROD. 

Married 10 Jan 1858.

“Father”

6645

6646

376

55

Hickrod

Harold Dean

1 Feb 1924

25 Sep 2007

Husband of Dixie Ann (COOMER) HICKROD. 

Married 19 Jun 1952. 

Son of Jesse & Della (BEADLE) HICKROD. 

Sgt., US Army, WW II.

(Click here to view obituary.)

7415

1355

SA-49

Hickrod

Herchell Roy "Herschel"

19 Apr 1895

Aug 1949

First husband of Bernice K HICKROD HAMILTON. 

Son of George Omar & Florence Evelyn “Eva” (CLEVELAND) HICKROD.

WW I.

Buried:  22 Aug 1949.

5344

967

S-1

Hickrod

Infant

12 May 1909

12 May 1909

Infant of Albert Henry & Rosetta (DaVAULT) HICKROD.

4781

96

N-43

Hickrod

Infant

--

Sep 1895

Child of John S & Nancy Etta (KITCHEN) HICKROD.

Buried: 13 Sep 1895.

No headstone found.

260

N-31

Hickrod

Infant

--

Dec 1896

Infant son of John S & Nancy Etta (KITCHEN) HICKROD.

Buried: 3 Dec 1896.

No headstone found.

260

N-31

Hickrod

James

2 Oct 1874

Sep 1938

Husband of Mary M "Mollie" (O'NEAL) HICKROD.   

Married 28 Oct 1892.

Son of William H & Sarah Eva (BLACKARD) HICKROD.

Buried: 25 Sep 1938.

No headstone found.

133

N-43

Hickrod

Jen “Lucy” Huang

1926

26 Apr 1987

Wife of ? LIU, 1st; and Prof. G Alan Karnes, Wallis, HICKROD, 2nd


Daughter of Huang Ts Ang Hai 'Aka Huing Chung Po & Huang Lan Ching Lien.

5341

967

S-1

Hickrod

Jesse

17 Nov 1892

29 Jan 1973

Husband of Della Frances (BEADLE) HICKROD. 


Married 2 Mar 1916. 


Son of Albert Henry &
Rosetta (DAVAULT) HICKROD.

6477

534

S-49

Hickrod

John S

1866

Sep 1942

Husband of Nancy Etta (KITCHEN) HICKROD, 1st, married 18 Jul 1886; and Carrie (OSBORN) HICKROD, 2nd, married 9 Feb 1898. 

Son of Henry T & Elizabeth (STUKINS) HICKROD. 

Buried:  3 Sep 1942.

4024

861

N-8

Hickrod

Kenneth M

29 Oct 1931

12 Oct 1958

Son of Clarence H & Lilly Rose (RINGHAM) HICKROD.

Indiana, Cpl., 6 Armd. Div. Trains.

4968

1122

N-50

Hickrod

Lilly Rose

25 Apr 1902

27 Apr 1991

nee RINGHAM.  Wife of Clarence HICKROD. 


Daughter of Frank & Bena (GORE) RINGHAM.

“Mother”

4969

1122

N-50

Hickrod

Mabel

11 Mar 1901

14 Apr 1901

Infant daughter of John S & Carrie (OSBORN) HICKROD.

Buried: 15 Apr 1901.

No headstone found.

260

N-31

Hickrod

Margaret Dean

12 Apr 1899

4 Aug 1971

nee WEST.  Wife of Andrew Bates "A.B." HICKROD.. 


Daughter of Samuel F & Agnes (BLESSING) WEST, Jr.

5325

5323

1018

SW-1

Hickrod

Mary A

22 Feb 1839

10 Jan 1910

nee STUNKINS.  Wife of George W HICKROD. 

Married 10 Jan 1858.

“Mother”

6645

6647

376

S-55

Hickrod

Mary M "Mollie"

Jul 1876

Dec 1938

nee O'NEAL.  Wife of James HICKROD.   

Married 28 Oct 1892.

Daughter of George W & Emma (DYE) O'NEAL.

Buried: 8 Dec1959.

No headstone found.

133

N-43

Hickrod

Max T

27 Oct 1926

31 Aug 1993

Son of Roy HICKROD & Mary "Merle" (WOODS) CLEVELAND HICKROD MATTINGLY.


Cpl. US Army, WW II.

7479

?

SA-52

Hickrod

Nancy Etta

abt 1866

Sep 1896

nee KITCHEN.  First wife of John S HICKROD. 

Married 18 Jul 1886. 

Daughter of James & Maria KITCHEN.

Buried: 23 Sep 1896.

No headstone found.

260

N-31

Hickrod

Rosetta Davault

27 Dec 1875

25 Nov 1950

nee DaVAULT.  Wife of Albert Henry HICKROD.


Married 15 Feb 1891.  Daughter of James H & Sarah (WILHITE) DaVAULT.

4781

96

N-43

Hickrod

Roy "Dutch"

9 Oct 1894

7 Mar 1949

Second husband of Mary "Merle" (WOODS) CLEVELAND HICKROD MATTINGLY.

Son of Albert Henry & Rosetta (DaVAULT) HICKROD.

Indiana, Cpl., 22nd Engrs., WW I

.

NOTE:  Mary "Merle" (WOODS) CLEVELAND HICKROD MATTINGLY is buried at the DAVID SMITH (BETHEL) Cemetery.

4780

96

N-43

Hickrod

Sarah Ellen

15 Oct 1838

29 Jun 1910

nee BLACKARD.  Wife of William H HICKROD. 

Married 1 Apr 1858.

Age 72 Y. 6 M. 2 D.

“Mother”

“She was faithful to the end”

4784

4782

4785

133

N-43

Hickrod

Steven R

26 Jan 1957

14 Jul 1992

Son of Kenneth M HICKROD.

“My Children:  Melanie C, Shane L.”

“My Friend:  Jack Purcell”

4971

4972

1122

N-50

Hickrod

Thomas H

--

23 Jul 1882

Son of Henry C & Elizabeth (STUKINS) HICKROD DAVENPORT.

Aged 15 Y. 8 M. 5 D.

6678

375

S-56

Hickrod

William H

8 Sep 1862

3 Jul 1934

Husband of Dora (BATES) HICKROD. 

Married 16 Jul 1882. 

Son of George W & Mary H (STUNKINS) HICKROD.

“Father”

6091

6090

6094

474

S-33

Hickrod

William H

18 Dec 1836

12 Aug 1905

Husband of Sarah Ellen (BLACKARD) HICKROD. 

Married 1 Apr 1858.

Age 68 Y. 7 M. 24 D.

Pvt., Co. C, 58th Reg. Indiana Vol. Infantry. 

Enlisted on 12 Nov 1861.  Mustered out on 25 Jul 1865 at Louisville, Kentucky.

4788

4782

133

N-43

Hicks

Hazel Fern

18 Sep 1896

3 May 1942

nee ALLSUP.  Wife of James Clay HICKS. 

Married 2 Oct 1916. 

Daughter of Harry & Lydia (YEAGER) ALLSUP.

“Mother”

4059

747

N-10

Higginbotham

Infant

--

bef 1870

Child of James G & Nancy A HIGGINBOTHAM.

(Re-interred from “Adams” Cemetery, 2 Feb 1870.)

6298

314

S-41

Higginbotham

Infant

--

bef 1870

Child of James G & Nancy A HIGGINBOTHAM.

(Re-interred from “Adams” Cemetery, 2 Feb 1870.)

6298

314

S-41

Higginbotham

James G

23 Mar 1823

11 Jan 1912

Husband of Nancy A HIGGINBOTHAM.

“Father” 

Cpl., Co. B, 10th Reg. Indiana Cavalry.


6294

6295

314

S-41

Higginbotham

Nancy A

25 Jun 1825

15 Feb 1905

Wife of James G HIGGINBOTHAM.

“Mother”

6294

6296

314

S-41

Higginbotham

Samuel A

23 Oct 1857

12 May 1866

Son of James G & Nancy A HIGGINBOTHAM.

6297

314

S-41

Higginson

Makynlee Grace

13 May 2012

13 May 2012

Daughter of Kellen C & Rachelle (JORDEN) HIGGINSON. 


(Click here to view obituary.)

2602

4425

?

SA-52

Highfil

Infant

--

Mar 1954

Infant HIGHFIL.

Buried: 23 Mar 1954. 

Note:  Buried on same plot as a stillborn ODOM.

No headstone found.

153

N-62

Highsmith

John A

7 Oct 1886

Aug 1948

Husband of Martha F HIGHSMITH. 


Buried: 1 Sep 1948.

4229

603

N-18

Highsmith

Martha F

1876

Jul 1956

Wife of John A HIGHSMITH. 


Buried:  19 Jul 1956

4229

603

N-18

Hill

Dora W

19 Sep 1898

14 Dec 2001

nee WARREN.  Wife of Russell HILL. 


Daughter of James & Lora WARREN.

7463

1252

SA-51

Hill

Frederick “Fred”

7 Dec 1889

25 Apr 1936

Son of Louis S & Emma HILL.

Indiana, Corp., Med. Dept., WW I.

6848

444

S-62

Hill

Harry David

7 Feb 1929

4 Jul 2009

Son of Russell & Dora W HILL.

Pfc., US Army, Korea.

(Click here to view obituary.)

7477

1252

SA-52

Hill

Marie

1903

11 Jan 1964

nee ADAMS.  Wife of Ralph Earl HILL. 

Married 26 Oct 1920. 

Daughter of Thomas & Emma ADAMS.

4205

605

N-17

Hill

O Bruce

8 Oct 1921

10 Jun 2002

Son of Ralph Earl & Marie (ADAMS) HILL.

Sgt. 82nd Airborne, US Army Air Forces, WW II.  Purple Heart & OLC.

4206

605

N-17

Hill

Ralph Earl

25 Oct    1899

26 May 1973

Husband of Marie (ADAMS) HILL. 

Married 26 Oct 1920. 

Son of Ed & Laura HILL.

4205

605

N-17

Hill

Russell

31 Oct 1895

25 Sep 1989

Husband of Dora W (WARREN) HILL. 


Son of Benjamin & Laura J HILL.

7463

1252

SA-51

Hillard

Diane E

16 Oct 1951

14 Jul 2015

nee NOIRFALISE.  Wifeof Ernest M HILLARD. 

Married:  18 Jun 1977.

Our Children:  Tammy and Michael.

4140

4141

?

SA-26

Hillard

Ernest M, Jr.

16 Oct 1951

14 Jul 2015

Husband of Diane E (NOIRFALISE) HILLARD. 


Married:  18 Jun 1977.

Son of Ernest M & Mary (PORTER) HILLARD. 

Our Children:  Tammy and Michael.

SP4, US Army, Vietnam.

(Click here to view obituary.)

4140

4141

?

SA-26

Hillyard

Alice

9 Jan 1892

27 Aug 1977

nee WILHITE.  Second wife of Alva Earl HILLYARD. 

Married 3 Jun 1919. 

Daughter of John & Elizabeth (DAVAULT) WILHITE.

4967

64

N-50

Hillyard

Alva Earl

28 Aug 1887

25 Nov 1977

Husband of Effie M (JONES) HILLYARD, 1st, married 10 Oct 1908; and Alice (WILHITE) HILLYARD, 2nd, married 3 Jun 1919. 


Son of Abraham HILLYARD & Eliza A (DOWNS) HILLYARD WOODS

Married 3 Jun 1919.

4967

64

N-50

Hillyard

Billy J

1928

Dec 1933

Son of John C & Pear E (JONES) HILLYARD. 


Buried:  22 Dec 1933.

4240

607

N-19

Hillyard

Effie May

11 May 1890

7 Dec 1918

nee JONES.  First wife of Alva Earl HILLYARD. 

Married 10 Oct 1908. 

Daughter of Francis & Rosella JONES.

“Mother”

4966

64

N-50

Hillyard

Ishmael P

14 Dec 1912

17 Oct 1917

Son of Alva Earl & Effie May (JONES) HILLYARD.

4965

64

N-50

Hillyard

John C

20 Sep 1878

3 Oct 1955

Husband of Pearl (JONES) HILLYARD. 


Married 12 Dec 1908.

4239

607

N-19

Hillyard

Norma Jean Blum

23 Mar 1928

23 Oct 2007

nee BLUM. 


Daughter of Rudolf O & Flora (RICHIE) BLUM.

“Beloved Mother” 

(Click here to view obituary.)

5295

981

SW-1

Hillyard

Pearl

1883

Nov 1932

nee JONES.  First wife of John C HILLYARD. 


Buried:  28 Nov 1932.

4241

607

N-19

Hillyard

Ralph L, Sr.

17 Aug 1915

16 Jul 2008

Husband of Roberta (BELLES) HILLYARD. 

Son of Alva Earl & Effie May (JONES) HILLYARD. 

(Click here to view obituary.)

6201

571

S-37

Hillyard

Roberta

1 May 1917

27 Mar 2003

Wife of Ralph L HILLYARD, Sr. 

Daughter of Hugh & Ona (NELLIS) BELLES.

6201

571

S-37

Hineman

Nancy A

--

?? May 1881

Wife of  L L HINEMAN.

Age ?? ds. 7 ms. ?? ds.

(Bottom of stone is eroded.)

6160

395

S-36

Hinman

Adah Mae

19 Dec 1879

11 Jan 1969

nee SPEER.  Wife of Samuel Roscoe HINMAN. 

Married 24 Jul 1904. 

Daughter of Charles & Laura SPEER.

6838

596

S-62

Hinman

Clora E

31 Oct 1895

23 Jul 1957

Second wife of Orlo A HINMAN.

6828

595

S-61

Hinman

James A

31 Mar 1934

--

Husband of Vivian A (ALLEN) HINMAN.

7292

1458

SA-40

Hinman

John O

1909

Jul 1945

Son of Samuel Roscoe & Adah Mae (SPEER) HINMAN. 


Buried:  9 Jul 1945.

6837

596

S-62

Hinman

Orlo A

5 Mar 1888

19 Dec 1972

Husband of Viola Dale “Ola” (SPEER) HINMAM, 1st, married 28 Feb 1909; Clora E HINMAN, 2nd, and Josie Ann DANT HINMAN, 3rd.

Son of I M "Bowen" & Malinda HINMAN.

6827

595

S-61

Hinman

Samuel Roscoe

20 Feb 1881

21 Nov 1969

Husband of Adah Mae (SPEER) HINMAN. 

Married 24 Jul 1904. 

Son of Bowen & Malinda HINMAN.

6838

596

S-62

Hinman

Viola Dale “Ola”

1888

Jun 1935

nee SPEER.  First wife of Orlo A HINMAN. 

Married 28 Feb 1909. 

Daughter of Charles & Laura SPEER. 

Buried:  15 Jun 1935.

6826

595

S-61

Hinman

Vivian A

5 Jul 1936

8 Aug 1982

nee ALLEN.  Wife of James A HINMAN. 


Daughter of George & Agnes ALLEN.

7292

1458

SA-40

Hinton

James Woodruff

19 Mar 1906

15 Jul 1981

Husband of Mary G HINTON. 


Married 10 Sep 1926.

7060

1325

SA-19

Hinton

Mary G

12 Sep 1905

22 Dec 1985

Wife of James W HINTON. 


Married 10 Sep 1926.

7060

1325

SA-19


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.