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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     06 Nov 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

Kamman

Donald E

12 Dec 1933

--

Husband of Ruth A KAMMAN.


Married 25 Jan 1957.

“Our Children:  Jeff, Carla, Darla”

7551

7552

?

SA-58

Kamman

Ruth A

23 Dec 1935

--

Wife of Donald E KAMMAN. 


Married 25 Jan 1957.

“Our Children:  Jeff, Carla, Darla”

7551

7552

?

SA-58

Karaff

Bridget A

2 Apr 1954

--

Wife of Lyndell M KARAFF.

7196

1271

SA-32

Karaff

Connie S

23 Apr 1960

--

nee WIRE.  Wife of Michael Terrance "Terry" KARAFF. 

Married 15 Aug 1981.

Our Children:  Angela, Steven, Stefanie, Ryan

2564

SA

SA-31

Karaff

Lyndell M

22 Mar 1951

15 Jan 2003

Husband of Bridget A KARAFF. 


Son of Ralph & Maxine (McINTYRE) KARAFF.

7196

1271

SA-32

Karaff

Maxine

8 Dec 1920

15 Apr 1983

nee McINTYRE.  Wife of Ralph M KARAFF. 


Daughter of Burtis & Ester (WHITMAN) McINTYRE.

7197

1271

SA-32

Karaff

Michael Terrance “Terry”

9 Apr 1946

11 May 2010

Husband of Connie S (WIRE) KARAFF. 

Married 15 Aug 1981. 

Son of Ralph & Maxine (McINTYRE) KARAFF. 

Our Children:  Angela, Steven, Stefanie, Ryan.

(Click here to view obituary.)

2564

?

SA-31

Karaff

Ralph M

1906

Sep 1963

Husband of Maxine (McINTYRE) KARAFF. 


Buried:  24 Sep 1963.

7197

1271

SA-32

Karnes

Clarence B

1872

Dec 1938

Husband of Mettie J (WALLACE) KARNES.

Married 2 Jan 1895. 

Buried:  20 Dec 1938. 

Son of Jesse Scott & Ellen Ella (WOODS) KARNES. 

4293

648

N-21

Karnes

Ellen E

1850

Mar 1937

nee WOODS.  Wife of Jesse Scott KARNES. 

Married 1 Jan 1869.

“Mother” 

Buried:  24 Mar 1937.

4445

118

N-28

Karnes

Gilbert W

1905

Oct 1945

First husband of ?; and second husband of Vada PHILLIPS KARNES.

Son of Welsy & Hester Ann (WALLACE) KARNES. 

Buried:  11 Oct 1945.

4463

119

N-29

Karnes

Hester Ann

1872

Jan 1964

nee WALLACE.  Wife of Welsy KARNES. 

Married 7 May 1893 

Daughter of James & Mary J WALLACE.

Buried:  24 Jan 1964.

4464

119

N-29

Karnes

Jesse Scott

1846

Jul 1929

Husband of Ellen Ella (WOODS) KARNES. 


Married 1 Jan 1869.

“Father” 

Buried:  19 Jul 1929.

4445

118

N-28

Karnes

Mettie J

1876

Apr 1957

nee WALLACE. 

Wife of Clarence B KARNES. 

Married 2 Jan 1895. 

Daughter of Jack & Francis (STENGAN) WALLACE. 

Buried:  3 Apr 1957.

4293

648

N-21

Karnes

Welsy

1870

Jun 1908

Husband of Hester Ann (WALLACE) KARNES. 

Married 7 May 1893.   

Son of Jesse Scott & Ellen Ella (WOODS) KARNES.

Buried:  9 Jun 1908.

4465

4466

119

N-29

Karns

Infant

?

Sep 1874

Infant of Joe KARNS. 


Buried:  28 Sep 1874.

No headstone found.
 

326

S-29

Keegan

Ora Juanita

4 Jul 1915

13 Feb 1989

nee MONTGOMERY. 

Wife of Warren Jack KEEGAN.

7164

1469

SA-29

Keegan

Warren Jack

29 Aug 1914

5 Oct 1992

Husband of Ora Juanita (MONTGOMERY) KEEGAN. 

Son of Edsel & Effie KEEGAN.

7164

1469

SA-29

Kell

Vonda Jean

15 Mar 1930

30 Sep 2003

nee SHEPHARD.

Daughter of Jessie Lee & Verna Marie (EADS) SHEPHARD.

“Sons:  Dana Patterson, David L Patterson.”

4772

4773

20

N-43

Kelley

Dorothy Y

1903

19 Dec 1992

nee YATES.  Wife of William J KELLEY. 


Daughter of Edward & Chlotilde E (SMITH) YATES.

6195

495

S-37

Kelley

Gerald L "Jerry"

6 Sep 1936

10 Sep 2010

Husband of Helen Marie (ROGERS) KELLEY.

Son of Samuel & Hazel (GARRETT) KELLEY.

0105

1464

SA-34

Kelley

Helen Marie

19 Jan 1939

15 Jul 2014

nee ROGERS.  Wife of Gerald L "Jerry" KELLEY. 

 Daughter of Edgar & Susie (WITHROW) ROGERS. 

(Click here to view obituary.)

0105

1464

SA-34

Kelley

James William

7 Jan 1926

27 Oct 2009

Husband of Jane KELLEY. 

Son of William & Dorothy (YATES) KELLEY.

Sgt. US Marine Corps, WW II.

2582

7266

?

SA-38

Kelley

Jane L

12 Dec 1927

--


Wife of James William KELLEY
.

2582

?

SA-38

Kelley

Keith A

15 Nov 1958

6 Apr 1983

Son of Gerald L "Jerry" & Helen Marie KELLEY.

0105

1464

SA-34

Kelley

William J

1 Apr 1894

7 Nov 1981

Husband of Dorothy M Y (YATES) KELLEY. 

Son of George W & Amanda D KELLEY.

WW I.

6195

495

S-38

Kendle

Robert Hanks

29 Apr 1920

3 Feb 1961

First husband of Virginia June (ADAMS) KENDLE JONES. 

Married 20 Dec 1941 in Cape Girardeau, Missouri.

Son of Horace T & Alice W (MILLER) KENDLE.

Indiana, TEC4, Co. D, 25th Tank Bn., WW II, BSM.

7034

7035

1286

SA-17

Keneman

Wilhelm “William”

1849

17 Jan 1883

(Born in Prussia.)

5038

219

N-53

Kennerly

Isaac

14 Feb 1815

16 Jun 1897

Husband of Levenia KENNERLY. 

Son of Everton & Sarah Bork (LOGAN) KENNERLY.

4513

197

N-31

Kennerly

Levenia or Lavina

abt 1822

15 May 1912

Wife of Isaac KENNERLY. 

Buried:  17 May 1912.

No headstone found.
 

197

N-31

Kessel

Mabel Pearl Dilbeck

3 Oct 1897

24 Mar 1939

nee DILBECK. 

Daughter of William “Abe” & Margaret E DILBECK.

6117

492

S-34

Keys

Charles

7 Jun 1811

24 Jul 1895

Husband of Lucinda C KEYS, 1st; and Sarah (McWILLIAMS) NELSON KEYS, 2nd, married 31 May 1877.

“Father” 

(Click here to view obituary.)

6336

6338

313

S-42

Keys

Lucinda C

7 Oct 1812

30 Mar 1875

First wife of Charles KEYS.

“Mother”

6336

6337

313

S-42

Keys

Sarah M

7 May 1808

20 Apr 1898

nee McWILLIAMS.  Second wife of Charles KEYS.  Married 31 May 1877.

“Mother”

6336

6339

313

S-42

Kiefer

Edith M

16 Jan 1903

21 Apr 1980

nee MARTIN.  Wife of Lester E KIEFER. 


Married 9 Sep 1924 in Vanderburgh County, Indiana.

“Married 55 Years.”

7354

1351

SA-45

Kiefer

Lester E

25 Sep 1903

19 Oct 1994

Husband of Edith M (MARTIN) KIEFER. 


Married 9 Sep 1924 in Vanderburgh County, Indiana.


Son of John & Lena KIEFER.

“Married 55 Years”

7354

1351

SA-45

Kiesel

Pauline

23 Jul 1920

8 Jan 2009

nee KRUSE.  Wife of Kenneth BLACKARD, 1st; and Cletus KIESEL, 2nd. 


Daughter of Gilbert & Marla "Mamie" (GRAPER) KRUSE. 

(Click here to view obituary.)

(Buried with first husband.  See BLACKARD, Pauline.)

4083

778

N-11

Kifer

Estelle June

28 July 1909

20 Nov 2005

nee PEARSON.  Wife of Otis W KIFER. 


Daughter of Joseph & Mary (HENSON) PEARSON. 

(Click here to view obituary.)

7296

1346

SA-40

Kifer

Otis W

5 Jan 1899

3 Apr 1981

Husband of Estelle June (PEARSON) KIFER. 


Son of Albert S & Maggie KIFER.

Pvt., US Army, WW I.

7296

1346

SA-40

King

Bert Emery

14 Nov 1882

Jun 1959

Husband of Maggie E (BROTHERS) KING. 

Married 15 Jul 1901. 

Son of Monroe & Anna KING. 

Buried:  13 Jun 1959.

5680

838

S-15

King

Grace G

15 Sep 1908

21 Mar 1986

nee PIERSON.  Wife of Louis M KING. 


Daughter of Oscar & Katie (SCOTT) PIERSON.

5692

837

S-16

King

Infant

27 Sep 1928

27 Sep 1928

Stillborn infant of Louis M & Grace G (PIERSON) KING. 

Note:  Cemetery records indicate the infant was buried on  23 Sep 1928.

5691

837

S-16

King

Louis M

25 Apr 1903

11 Dec 1993

Husband of Grace G (PIERSON) KING. 


Son of Bert Emery & Maggie E (BROTHERS) KING.

5692

837

S-16

King

Maggie E

1882

3 Aug 1966

nee BROTHERS.  Wife of Bert Emery KING.

Married 15 Jul 1901. 

Daughter of Luke & Katie BROTHERS.

5680

838

S-15

King

Marjorie L

31 Oct 1907

6 Oct 1981

nee FRENCH. 


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

“Mother”

6250

573

S-39

King

Sarah Louise

15 Mar 1909

18 Feb 1986

nee BUESKING.


Daughter of Christian & Flora BUESKING, Jr.


Daughters:  Ardella and Marcia.

5648

834

S-14

Kinney

Adeline M

30 Jun 1922

20 May 1989

nee HELDT.  Wife of Paul F KINNEY. 


Married 22 Nov 1947.  Daughter of Norman & Hulda (KRACHT) HELDT.

“Mom”

TEC 5, US Women's Army Corps, WW II.

7375

7376

1352

SA-46

Kinney

Paul F

8 Jan 1923

24 Jul 1987

Husband of Adeline M (HELDT) KINNEY.

Married 22 Nov 1947. 

Son of Frank & Cathyrn (DALTON) KINNEY.

“Dad”

TEC 5, US Army, WW II

.

7375

7376

1352

SA-46

Kirk

Martha Frances

27 Sep 1921

26 Mar 2015

nee ANDERSON. 

Daughter of John & Bess (REED) ANDERSON. 

(Click here to view obituary.)

Photo not yet available.
 

?

?

Kirkpatrick

Charles Edward

abt 1869

May 1870

Son of Madison Bray & Eliza A (FORSYTH) KIRKPATRICK. 


Buried:  20 May 1870.

No headstone found.
 

317

S-37

Kirkpatrick

Infant

?

Aug 1870

Daughter of Madison Bray & Eliza A (FORSYTH) KIRKPATRICK. 

Buried:  19 Aug 1870.

No headstone found.
 

317

S-37

Kirkpatrick

Sarah Ellen "Ella"

1858

2 Jun 1907

nee WILKINSON. Wife of Joseph HUMPHREYS, 1st, married 3 May 1878; and third wife of Madison Bray     KIRKPATRICK 2nd, married 10 Feb 1881.

6169

318

S-37

Kirkpatrick

Wilmina

10 Dec 1881

23 Oct 1892

Daughter of Madison Bray KIRKPATRICK & Sarah Ellen (WILKINSON) HUMPHREYS KIRKPATRICK.

6170

318

S-37

Kister

Caroline C

22 Sep 1845

6 May 1919

nee MEYER.  Wife of George KISTER. 


Married 13 Feb 1868.

4603

4601

104

N-35

Kister

George

4 Feb 1848

4 Dec 1934

Husband of Caroline C (MEYER) KISTER. 


Married 13 Feb 1868.

4604

4601

104

N-35

Kister

George H, M.D.

1871

Feb 1939

Son of George & Caroline C (MEYER) KISTER. 


Buried:  2 Feb 1939.

4602

4601

104

N-35

Kister

Henry

14 Jan 1873

Mar 1957

Husband of Katherine E (GRAF) KISTER.  

Married 24 Aug 1897 in Vanderburgh County, Indiana. 

Son of George & Caroline C (MEYER) KISTER. 

Buried:  11 Mar 1957.

4121

744

N-13

Kister

Homer W

1901

Feb 1960

Son of Henry & Katherine E (GRAF) KISTER. 

Buried:  24 Feb 1960.

4121

744

N-13

Kister

Katherine E

1876

Jan 1951

nee GRAF.  Wife of Henry KISTER.   

Married 24 Aug 1897 in Vanderburgh County, Indiana. 

Daughter of C & K (WEBER) GRAF. 

Buried:  22 Jan 1951.

4121

744

N-13

Kister

William Martin

26 Jan 1884

16 Dec 1966

Husband of Matilda J (FUHS) KISTER. 

Married 3 May 1906.

Son of George & Caroline C (MEYER) KISTER.

4625

104

N-36

Kitchens

Caleb Louis "Kip"

17 Feb 1833

2 Oct 1910

Son of James & Nancy (DUNCAN) KITCHENS.

4538

N

32

Kline

Timothy J

29 Mar 1973

1 Jul 1996

“Son of Joseph and Patricia” (BAUER) KLINE.

“Brother of Cheryl and Chris”

6935

6934

?

SA-6


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.