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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    29 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

Lot

Sec - Row

Hooker

Dollie

22 Oct 1886

31 Aug 1967

nee BRADLEY.  Wife of Vird HOOKER. 


Married 12 Mar 1911.

“Mother”

4455

1144

N-28

Hooker

Verner W

15 Apr 1918

13 May 1986

Husband of Virginia Jean (CHESTERFIELD) HOOKER. 


Son of Vird & Dollie (BRADLEY) HOOKER.

4402

40N

N-26

Hooker

Vird

5 Apr 1885

23 Sep 1953

Husband of Dollie (BRADLEY) HOOKER. 


Married 12 Mar 1911.

“Father”

4455

1144

N-28

Hooker

Virginia Jean

28 Jan 1921

9 Oct 1992

nee CHESTERFIELD.  Wife of Verner W HOOKER.

4402

40

N-26

Hooker

Weller Ronald

22 Sep 1913

19 May 1949

Son of Vird & Dollie (BRADLEY) HOOKER.

4363

597

N-24

Hoopengardner

George E

1 Apr 1894

4 Mar 1977

Husband of Martha Louvada HOOPENGARDNER.

Pvt., US Army, WW I.

7094

7095

1329

SA-23

Hoopengardner

Martha Louvada

30 Aug 1899

15 Feb 1993

Wife of George E HOOPENGARDNER.

7094

1329

SA-23

Hopkins

Andrew Ralston

19 Jan 1838

25 Jun 1902

Husband of Nancy Jane (CUNNINGHAM) HOPKINS 1st,married 23 Mar 1863 and Loretta (LEWIS) HOPKINS, 2nd, married 12 Sep 1878.

Son of Hiram Abiff & Martha Jane (RALSTON) HOPKINS.

Pvt., Co. A, 80th Reg. Indiana Infantry.


Buried:  27 Jun 1902.

4753

249

N-42

Hopkins

Alice Isabel

15 Jun 1882

Aug 1977

Daughter of Ezekiel Theodore & Sarah Ellen “Sallie (CUNNINGHAM) HOPKINS. 


Buried:  25 Aug 1977.

5118

222

N-56

Hopkins

Beulah

--

--

“Mother of William G HOPKINS”

6368

540

S-43

Hopkins

Charles W

24 Nov 1901

22 Mar 1979

Second husband of Edna M ASHTON HOPKINS.  

Married 24 Apr 1924 in Corydon, Harrison County, Indiana. 

Son of Joseph Neely & Olive May (STORK) HOPKINS.

4776

57

N-43

Hopkins

Donald Arbuthnot

24 Aug 1916

5 Mar 1950

Son of George Abiff & Grace HOPKINS.

Iowa, Sgt., 1505th AAF Base Unit, WW II.

5659

818

S-14

Hopkins

Edna M

12 May 1899

25 Nov 1988

nee STEPHENSON.  Wife of George Alvin ASHTON, 1st; married 5 Jul 1917 in Clark County, Indiana; and Charles W HOPKINS, 2nd, married 24 Apr 1924 in Corydon, Harrison County, Indiana . 

Daughter of Joseph Benton & Mildred Anna (BRUDEN) STEPHENSON.

4776

57

N-43

Hopkins

Emma

Mar 1848

25 Dec 1920

nee PORTER.  Second wife of William G HOPKINS, M.D.  

Married 7 May 1871 in Gallatin County, Illinois. 

Buried:  27 Dec 1920.

6368

540

S-43

Hopkins

Ezekiel Theodore

14 Oct 1846

16 Oct 1924

Husband of Sarah Ellen “Sallie” (CUNNINGHAM) HOPKINS.  Married about 12 Mar 1872. 

Son of Hiram Abiff & Martha Jane (RALSTON) HOPKINS.

“Father”

5114

5117

222

N-56

Hopkins

Florence

abt 1876

Mar 1919

nee RUNCIE.  Wife of Willard T “Willie” HOPKINS. 

Married 1 Nov 1900. 

Daughter of John W & Mary RUNCIE. 

Buried:  19 Mar 1919.

6368

539

S-44

Hopkins

George Abiff

1872

1928 

Mar 1929 

7 Dec 1931

Husband of Cordelia D (KENDLE) HOPKINS, 1st, married 30 Oct 1893; and Grace HOPKINS 30 May 1912. 

Son of Ezekiel Theodore & Sarah Ellen (CUNNINGHAM) HOPKINS.

(Note:  Cunningham family history gives birth and death as:  19 Aug 1873 – 7 Dec 1931,  The cemetery burial record has a burial date of 31 Mar 1929 and age, 56.)

5656

818

S-14

Hopkins

Grace

1885

Apr 1975

Second wife of George Abiff HOPKINS.

Married 30 May 1912. 

Buried:  23 Apr 1975.

5657

818

S-14

Hopkins

Hiram Abiff

26 Nov 1815

24 Feb 1874

Husband of Martha J (RALSTON) HOPKINS.


“Father”

4739

4740

207

N-41

Hopkins

Infant

Nov 1898

Nov 1898

Infant of Andrew Ralston & Loretta (LEWIS) HOPKINS.

Buried 25 Nov 1898.

4754  (No readable identification on stone.)

249

N-42

Hopkins

John D

26 Apr 1868

4 Feb 1869

Infant son of Andrew Ralston & Nancy Jane (CUNNINGHAM) HOPKINS. 

Reinterrmet: Buried here 6 Nov 1870.

4755  (No readable identification on stone.)

249

N-42

Hopkins

Joseph Neely, M.D.

1854

7 Oct 1913

Husband of Olive May (STORK) HOPKINS.

“Father” 

Buried: 9 Oct 1913.

4778

57

N-43

Hopkins

Martha J

10 Dec 1820

22 Apr 1908

nee RALSTON.  Wife of Hiram Abiff HOPKINS.

4739

207

N-41

Hopkins

Mary C

13 Jun 1866

31 Jul 1868

Infant daughter of Andrew Ralston & Nancy Jane (CUNNINGHAM) HOPKINS. 

Reinterrmet: Buried here 6 Nov 1870.

No headstone found.

249

N-42

Hopkins

Nancy Jane

26 Aug 1845

5 Nov 1870

nee CUNNINGHAM.  First wife of Andrew Ralston HOPKINS.   

Married 23 Mar 1863. 

Daughter of Joseph & Mary Jane (ARBUTHNOT) CUNNINGHAM.

Buried:  6 Nov 1870.

No headstone found.

249

N-42

Hopkins

Olive May

1865

Apr 1914

nee STORK.  Wife of Dr. Joseph Neely HOPKINS.

“Mother”  Buried:  16 Apr 1914.

4778

N

43

Hopkins

Percy Cunningham

15 Jan 1874

7 Dec 1931

Son of Ezekiel Theodore & Sarah E “Sallie” (CUNNINGHAM) HOPKINS.

5091

221

N-55

Hopkins

Sarah Ellen “Sallie”

20 Dec 1849

26 Jan 1905

nee CUNNINGHAM.  Wife of Ezekiel Theodore HOPKINS. 

Married 12 Mar 1872. 

Daughter of Joseph & Mary Jane (ARBUTHNOT) CUNNINGHAM.

“Mother”

5114

222

N-56

Hopkins

Stella

abt 1876

--

Daughter of Dr. William G & Emma (PORTR) HOPKINS.

6368

540

S-43

Hopkins

Theodore Arbuthnot

8 Oct 1886

Oct 1924

Son of Ezekiel Theodore & Sarah Ellen “Sallie (CUNNINGHAM) HOPKINS. 

 WW I.


Buried:  18 Oct 1924.

5119

222

N-56

Hopkins

Theodore Guymore

11 Sep 1913

24 May 1937

Son of George Abiff & Grace HOPKINS.

5658

818

S-14

Hopkins

Willard T “Willie”

abt 1874

16 Jul 1904

Husband of Florence (RUNCIE) HOPKINS.

Married 1 Nov 1900.

Son of William G & Emma (PORTER) HOPKINS. 

6368

539

S-44

Hopkins

William G, M.D.

abt 1844

1923

Husband of Nancy Ann (NELSON) HOPKINS, married 22 Nov 1868 in Gallatin County, Illinois; and Emma (PORTER) HOPKINS, married 7 May 1871 in Gallatin County, Illinois.

6368

540

S-43

Hopper

Carmila “Millie”

1892

29 Mar 1964

nee FISHER.  Wife of Charles HOPPER. 

Married 8 Mar 1912. 

Daughter of William & Amanda FISHER.

4974

1121

N-51

Hopper

Charles

9 Jun 1892

7 Jan 1963

Husband of Carmila “Millie” (FISHER) HOPPER. 

Married 8 Mar 1912. 

Son of George & Lillie A HOPPER.

4974

1121

N-51

Hopper

Clara H Gehl

22 Sep 1911

13 Jan 1997

nee GEHL. 


Daughter of Louetta GEHL.

“Aunt”

7343

1454

SA-44

Hopper

Effie May

1889

Apr 1966

nee SIMPSON.  Wife of James Gilford HOPPER. 

Married 11 Apr 1909 in Warrick County, Indiana.

Buried:  9 Apr 1966.

5161

148

N-58

Hopper

Everet P "Gilford"

1920

Apr 1922

Son of James Gilford & Effie May (SIMPSON) HOPPER. 


Buried:  abt 5 Apr 1922.

5160

148

N-58

Hopper

Henry L

1912

Jun 1912

Son of James Gilford & Effie May (SIMPSON) HOPPER. 


Buried:  7 Jun 1912.

5067

161

N-54

Hopper

Herbert L

1913

Jun 1944

Son of James G & Effie M (SIMPSON) HOPPER. 


Buried:  18 Jun 1944.

5160

N

58

Hopper

James Gilford

9 Apr 1886

Jun 1960

Husband of Effie May (SIMPSON) HOPPER.   

Married 11 Apr 1909 in Warrick County, Indiana. 

Buried:  13 Jun 1960.

5161

148

N-58

Hopper

William H

1910

28 Feb 1912

Son of James Gilford & Effie May (SIMPSON) HOPPER.

5066

161

N-54

Horn

Alice

1858

Jan 1948

nee FLACK. Wife of William PURCELL, 1st, married 22 Dec 1881; and Henry HORN, 2nd, married 30 Dec 1895 or 1 Jan 1896 (Two different dates in records.) 


Buried:  31 Jan 1948

6051

566

S-32

Horn

Henry

15 Aug 1868

24 Jan 1916

Second husband of Alice (FLACK) PURCELL HORN. 

Married 20 Dec 1895 or 1 Jan 1896 (Two different dates in records.)

Son of David & Barbara (BROWN) HORN. 

6051

566

S-32

Houchins

Anita Gail

30 Mar 1943

--

Wife of Max Dale HOUCHINS.

7420

1449

SA-49

Houchins

Betty L

20 Feb 1925

--

nee LEWIS.  Wife of Robert D HOUCHINS.

“Parents of Max & George”

7434

7435

?

SA-50

Houchins

Dabner R

abt 1825

28 Apr 1899

Second husband of Elzina (HARMON) CREEK HOUCHINS.  Married 27 Apr 1869.

    Pvt., Co. B, 25th Ind. Inf. 

Enlisted on 8 Sep 1862.  Mustered out on 29 May 1865.

"Died at Ft. Wayne, Indiana ... while A.W.O.L." from Home for Disabled Volunteer Soldiers at Marion, Grant County, Indiana."

Buried here:  1 Sep 1899

4434

264

N-27

Houchins

James L "Deafy"

13 Mar 1891  "1890"

18 Nov 1967

Husband of Mary M HOUCHINS. 


Buried:  20 Nov 1967.

5137

6

N-57

Houchins

Mary E, Mrs.

abt  1845

28 Oct 1912

Buried:  30 Oct 1912.

No headstone found.
 

87

N-52

Houchins

Mary M

1892

Nov 1951

Wife of James L HOUCHINS. 


Buried:  24 Nov 1951.

5137

6

N-57

Houchins

Max Dale

9 May 1943

13 Mar 1988

Husband of Anita Gail HOUCHINS. 


Son of Robert & Betty (LEWIS) HOUCHINS.

7420

1449

SA-49

Houchins

Robert D

6 Feb 1923

1 Feb 1996

Husband of Betty L (LEWIS) HOUCHINS. 


Son of Arvil & Florence (HOUCHINS) HARTLEY.

“Parents of Max & George” 

TEC 4, US Army, WW II..


7434

7435

7455

?

SA-50

Houchins

William Edward "Eddie"

1876

Apr 1954

Son of Dabner HOUCHINS & Elzina (HARMON) CREEK HOUCHINS.

4431

264

N-27

Housewright

Mary A

Dec 1904

18 Sep 1905

Daughter of James & Clara (ROBINSON) HOUSEWRIGHT.


Grandchild of James ROBINSON.

Buried:  19 Sep 1905.

No headstone found.

437

S-56

Howard

Arnetta F

23 Jul 1946

12 Apr 2004

nee HASTEN.  Wife of Bernard G HOWARD. 

Married 20 Sep 1964. 

Daughter of Arthur Hasten & Vera Lucille (MARX) HASTEN, Jr. 

(Click here to view obituary.)

7165

?

SA-29

Howard

Bernard G

3 Sep 1943

--

Husband of Arnetta F (HASTEN) HOWARD.

7165

?

SA-29

Howard

Ernest

abt 1887

Jan 1958.

"Poor Farm"

Buried:  14 Jan 1958.

No headstone found.

6

N-57

Howell

Anna Katherine

29 Oct 1915

2 Feb 2004

nee ROMERHAUSEN.  Wife of Elzie G HOWELL, 1st; and John EADS, 2nd. 


Daughter of John & Mabel (BROTHERS) ROMERHAUSEN. 

(Click here to view obituary.)

7300

1263

SA-40

Howell

Elzie G

1909

2 May 1966

Husband of Anna K HOWELL. 

Son of Clarence A HOWELL & Maggie M (PHILLIPS) HOWELL ARMSTRONG.

7300

1263

SA-40


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.