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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    03 Jun 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

Polk

Agnes Addaline

10 Mar 1880

26 Sep 1947

nee CLASPELL.  Wife of Charles S ROBINSON, 1st, married 24 Mar 1898; Henry Charles KIRCHOFF, 2nd, married 6 Feb 1907; and Claude Caleb POLK, 3rd, married in 1922.  

Daughter of Theophilus & Loucyntha A (DaVAULT) CLASPELL.


Buried:  28 Sep 1947.

4369

38

N-25

Polk

Bertha Genung

1 Feb 1875

13 Oct 1958

nee GENUNG. 

Second wife of Walter Clyde POLK. 

Married 3 Jan 1900. 

Daughter of William R & Louisa GENUNG.

6609

512

S-54

Polk

Bertha W

1889

Aug 1956

nee WASSON.  Wife of William A "Willie" POLK.  

Married:  26 Feb 1913 in Posey County, Indiana.  

Daughter of James L & Manesa (BOREN) WASSON.


Buried:  8 Aug 1956.

4049

765

N-9

Polk

Clayborne S

4 Feb 1884

18 Jan 1899

Son of William Arthur & Eliza A (RYCROFT) POLK.

6606

512

S-54

Polk

Eliza Ann

14 Mar 1851

11 Feb 1941

nee RYCROFT.  Wife of William Arthur POLK. 

Married 17 Sep 1871. 

Daughter of Benjamin & Mary Eliza RYCROFT.

6581

511

S-53

Polk

Elizabeth Marlette

1830

Dec 1908

nee MARLETTE.  Wife of Irvin G POLK. 

Married 15 Sep 1853. 

Daughter of Joseph & Sidney MARLETTE.

“Mother” 

Buried:  1 Jan 1909.

4841

4843

94

N-45

Polk

Ernestine

1913

19 Feb 1915

Daughter of Robert Kendle & Hattie E (FISHER) POLK.

6607

512

S-54

Polk

Hattie E

17 Sep 1889

6 Oct 1970

nee FISHER.  Wife of Robert K POLK.

6365

1073

S-44

Polk

Irvin G

1835

6 Nov 1917

Husband of Elizabeth (MARLETTE) POLK. 

Married 15 Sep 1853. 

Son of Claiborn C & Rachel (SHOPLAUGH) POLK

“Papa” 

Died in Chicago, Cook County, Illinois. 

Buried:  9 Nov 1917. 

Civil War.  Indiana Volunteers, 33rd Reg. Co. F. Enrolled at Indianapolis, Indiana 29 Aug 1861.  Discharged:  21 Jul 1865.

4841

4842

N

45

Polk

Nellie

--

20 May 1897

nee GRAM.  First wife of Walter Clyde POLK. 

Married 6 Aug 1896. 

Daughter of Casper & Josephine GRAM.

Aged 22 Y. 3 M. 19 D.

6608

512

S-54

Polk

Robert Kendle

6 Aug 1878

Feb 1958

Husband of Hattie E (FISHER) POLK. 

Son of William Arthur & Eliza Ann (RYCROFT)  POLK. 

Buried:  13 Feb 1958.

6365

1073

S-44

Polk

Walter Clyde

20 Jul 1872

20 Mar 1968

Husband of Nellie (GRAM) POLK, 1st, married 6 Aug 1896; and Bertha (GENUNG) POLK, married 3 Jan 1900. 


Son of William Arthur &
Eliza Ann (RYCROFT)  POLK. 

6605

6604

512

S-54

Polk

William Arthur

8 Aug 1848

25 Jan 1904

Husband of Eliza A (RYCROFT) POLK. 

Married 17 Sep 1871.

Son of Claiborn C & Rachel (SHOPLAUGH) POLK

Pvt. Co. H, 143rd Reg. Indiana Infantry.  Resident of Princeton, Indiana: 

Enlisted on 25 Jan 1865, mustered out on 26 May 1865.


6582

511

S-53

Polk

William Arthur "Willie"

1 Jan 1886

5 Nov 1951

Husband of Bertha (WASSON) POLK.    

Married:  26 Feb 1913 in Posey County, Indiana. 

Son of William Arthur & Eliza Ann (RYCROFT)  POLK.

Buried:  9 Nov 1951.


4049

765

N-9

Pollock

Julian Doyle

3 Dec 1930

30 May 2015

Husband of Mary Betty POLLOCK. 

Son of William Ernst & Mildred (POWELL) POLLOCK. 

Indiana National Guard. 

(Click here to view obituary.)

7061

?

SA-19

Pollock

Mary Betty

17 Mar 1930

13 Mar 1997

Wife of Julian Doyle POLLOCK.

7061

?

SA-19

Pool

Iva Dot

7 May 1903

28 Jan 1964

nee ROWLAND.  Wife of William G POOL.

“Mother”

7302

1262

SA-41

Pool

William G

11 Nov 1898

31 Jan 1969

Husband of Iva Dot (ROWALAND) POOL.

“Father”

7302

1262

SA-41

Poole

Carol R

31 Jan 1933

6 May 1973

Husband of Nancy POOLE.

7304

1347

SA-41

Poole - Sollman

Frances M

8 Aug 1923

16 Apr 2016

nee DILBECK.  Wife of Wayne G POOLE, 1st; and Herman SOLLMAN, 2nd. 

Daughter of Herbert & Cecil (HART) DILBECK. 

(Click here to view obituary.)

7305

1347

SA-51

Poole

Nancy

1933

--

Wife of Carol R POOLE.

7304

1347

SA-41

Poole

Wayne G

3 Jan 1923

5 Mar 1974

First husband of Frances M (DILBECK) POOLE SOLLMAN. 

Son of William G POOLE.

Indiana, S Sgt., US Marine Corps, WW II.

7305

7306

1347

SA-51

Potter

Alma D

14 Jul 1877

13 Nov 1955

nee ROSE.  Wife of Lewis L POTTER. 

Married 18 Dec 1892. 

Daughter of Lewis & Mary ROSE.

“Mother”

5835

5838

678

S-23

Potter

Lewis L

27 Dec 1868

9 Sep 1919

Husband of Alma D (ROSE) POTTER. 

Married 18 Dec 1892. 

Son of Lemuel & Lidia POTTER.

“Father”

5835

5837

678

S-23

Potter

Opal Olsop

31 May 1904

23 May 1985

nee ALSUP. 

Daughter of Wesley Anthony & Myrtle (PRITCHETT) ALSUP.

4723

130

N-40

Powell

Joanna

abt 1860

Feb 1937

nee BELL.  Wife of William H POWELL. 

Married 25 Oct 1882 in Posey County, Indiana. 

Daughter of Major C & Harriet (BRADLEY) BELL. 

Buried:  16 Feb 1937

No headstone found or identified.


877

S-8

Powell

Welloughby or Willoughby

11 Sep 1888

20 Oct 1939

Son of William H & Joanna (BELL) POWELL.


Indiana, Pvt., 348th M.G.En., 91st Div.  WW I.

5508


876

S-8

Powell

William H

abt 1860

Sep 1931

Husband of Joanna (BELL) POWELL.

Married 25 Oct 1882 in Posey County, Indiana. 

Son of Willoughby & Mary A (DETY/DOTY) POWELL. 

Buried:  14 Sep 1931.

No headstone found or identified.


877

S-8

Powers

James H, Jr

9 Nov 1918

Sep 1929

Son of James H & Bessie (SPITZER) POWERS.

Buried:  20 Sep 1929.

No headstone found or identified.


185

N-30

Preiss

Hazel Jones

1903

Sep 1939

nee JONES. 


Daughter of Thomas Beecher & Mary B (LITTIG) JONES.


Buried:  26 Sep 1939.

4583

124

N-34

Prettyman

Zachery David

--

11 Feb 1999

Infant son of Rick & Julie (REED) PRETTYMAN.

7022

?

SA-15

Prignitz

Henry J

Aug 1856

Dec 1933

Husband of Mary C (GARVIS) PRIGNITZ.


Married:  27 Nov 1895 in Warrick County, Indiana.


Buried:  21 Dec 1933.

5205

79

N-60

Prignitz

Mary C

May 1869

Apr 1935

nee GARVIS.  Wife of Henry J PRIGNITZ. 

Married:  27 Nov 1895 in Warrick County, Indiana

Buried:  16 Apr 1935.

5205

79

N-60

Pritchett - Wilm

Alma M

8 Aug 1901

26 Mar 1985

Wife of Floyd William “Bill PRITCHETT, 1st; and John M WILM, 2nd.

3859

893

NW-1

Pritchett

Askren McIntire

--

--

Infant son of Willis & Hester A (WALLIS) PRITCHETT.

5052

290

N-54

Pritchett

Bernie

--

7 Jan 1887

Daughter of William H & Martha E "Mattie" (FUNKHOUSER) PRITCHETT.

Aged 4 y. 9 m. 4 d.

6547

455

S-52

Pritchett

Clyde

?

Apr 1870

Child of James L PRITCHARD. 


Buried:  23 Apr 1870.

Not headstone found or identified.
 

245

N-47

Pritchett

Eddie

?

Dec 1884

Child of J W PRITCHETT

Buried:  4 Dec 1884

Not headstone found or identified.
 

456

S-51

Pritchett

Edward Cleveland "Eddie"

31 Oct 1884

Jan 1929

Son of James M & Sophia (SMITH) PRITCHETT.

Buried:  30 Jan 1929.

5675

819

S-15

Pritchett

Elisha Leander

24 Sep 1844

23 Aug 1897

Husband of Martha Emily “Mattie” (ROBINSON) PRITCHETT. 

Married 26 Dec 1869. 

Son of John & Mary J "Polly" (WEST) PRITCHETT.

“Father” 

Pvt., Co. E, 42nd Regiment, Indiana Infantry.

4800

4802

209

N-43

Pritchett

Floyd William “Bill”

1901

Mar 1958

First husband of Alma M PRITCHETT WILM. 

Son of William H & Nancy Jane (NORMAN) PRITCHETT. 

Buried:  17 Mar 1958.

3859

893

NW-1

Pritchett

Frances

?

Apr 1870

Child of James L PRITCHARD. 


Buried:  23 Apr 1870.

Not headstone found or identified.
 

244

N-47

Pritchett

Grace M

27 Nov 1879

23 Dec 1950

Wife of James William PRITCHETT.

5673

819

S-15

Pritchett

Hester A

abt 1860

24 Jan 1914

nee WALLIS.  Wife of Willis PRITCHETT. 

Married 12 Apr 1879 in Wabash County, Illinois. 

Daughter of John L & Martha A (WOODS) WALLIS.

From Estate Probate Records:  "Robert Alsop, Opal Alsop and Georgia Mead are the grand-children and only heirs of said decedent..."

Not headstone found or identified.
 

100

N-39

Pritchett

Infant

?

?

Child of James M & Sophia (SMITH) PRITCHARD.

Not headstone found or identified.
 

245

N-46

Pritchett

Infant

?

?

Child of James M & Sophia (SMITH) PRITCHARD.

Not headstone found or identified.
 

245

N-46

Pritchett

Infant

?

?

Child of James M & Sophia (SMITH) PRITCHARD.

Not headstone found or identified.
 

245

N-46

Pritchett

Infant

?

Apr 1893

Child of J W PRITCHETT

Buried:  4 Apr 1893

Not headstone found or identified.
 

456

S-51

Pritchett

Infant

?

Apr 1893

Child of William H  & Nancy Jane (NORMAN) PRITCHETT.

Buried:  4 Apr 1893

Not headstone found or identified.
 

455

S-52

Pritchett

Infant

?

Aug 1924

Child of Floyd William "Bill" PRITCHETT &.Alma M PRITCHETT WILM. 

"Twin" 

Buried:  30 Aug 1924.

Not headstone found or identified.
 

456

S-51

Pritchett

Infant

?

Jun 1931

Infant of Floyd William "Bill" PRITCHETT &.Alma M PRITCHETT WILM.

Buried:  8 Jun 1931

Not headstone found or identified.
 

456

S-51

Pritchett

J L (James?)

?

Jan 1877

Buried:  Jan 1877.

Not headstone found or identified.
 

244

N-47

Pritchett

James M

1844

May 1927

Husband of Sophia (SMITH) PRITCHETT. 

Married 30 Sep 1865. 

Son of John & Margaret (JONES) PRITCHETT.

Buried:  3 May 1927. 

Pvt., 9th Kentucky Cav.  Enlisted 10 Aug 1862 at Louisville, Kentucky.  Discharged:  21 Aug 1863.

4856

245

N-46

Pritchett

James William

2 Feb 1875

26 Jan 1936

Husband of Grace W PRITCHETT. 

Son of James M & Sophia (SMITH) PRITCHETT.

Buried:  28 Jan 1936.

5674

819

S-15

Pritchett

Martha Emily “Mattie”

21 Sep 1850

1 May 1912

nee ROBINSON.  Wife of Elisha Leander PRITCHETT.

Married 26 Dec 1869. 

Daughter of James Allen & ouisa (BENSON) ROBINSON.

“Mother”

4800

4801

209

N-43

Pritchett "Prichett"

Martha Emily "Mattie"

10 Feb 1858

13 Apr 1885

nee FUNKHOUSER.  Second wife of William H PRITCHETT.  

Married:  21 Sep 1879 in Vigo County, Indiana. 

Daughter of Isaac F & Hila (SHEW) FUNKHOUSER.

Aged 26 yr’s. 

Note:  Carving of surname is incorrect (see husband's monument.)

6543

455

S-52

Pritchett

Mrs. James

?

Dec 1902

Buried:  12 Dec 1902

Not headstone found or identified.
 

244

N-47

Pritchett

Nancy Jane

22 Jan 1863

Feb 1950

nee NORMAN.  Third wife of William H PRITCHETT. 

Married:  3 Feb 1887. 

Daughter of Dr. John Strother & Susan B (ING) NORMAN,Jr. 

Buried:  7 Feb 1950.

6521

456

S-51

Pritchett

Robinson F

15 Jan 1888

May 1953

Son of Elisha Leander & Martha Emily “Mattie” (ROBINSON) PRITCHETT. 


Buried:  23 May 1953.

Not headstone found or identified.


209

N-43

Pritchett

Roy

abt 1879

15 Sep 1880

Son of Elisha Leander & Martha Emily “Mattie” (ROBINSON) PRITCHETT.

4803

209

N-43

Pritchett

Sophia

31 Jan 1847

8 Jul 1920

nee SMITH.  Wife of James M PRITCHETT.

Married 30 Sep 1865 

Daughter of William SMITH & Elizabeth (DUNK) SMITH CLEVELAND.

Buried:  10 Jul 1920.

4856

245

N-46

Pritchett

William H

9 Dec 1837

24 Feb 1921

Husband of Indiana (PURCELL) PRITCHETT, 1st, married 1 Mar 1859 in Harrison County, Indiana; Martha Emily "Mattie" (FUNKHOUSER) PRITCHETT, 2nd, married 21 Sep 1879 in Vigo County, Indiana; and Nancy Jane (NORMAN) PRITCHETT, 3rd, married 3 Feb 1887.

Son of John & Mary (JONES) PRITCHETT.

Pvt., Co. B, 71st Reg., Indiana Infantry and Sgt., Co., F, 6th Reg. Indiana Cavalry. 

Resident of New Goshen, Indiana:  Enlisted as Pvt., in 71st Reg. on 18 Aug 1862, promoted to full Sergeant, mustered out on 23 Feb 1863 at Indianapolis, Indiana.  Transferred to 6th Reg. on 23 Feb 1863, mustered out on 17 Jun 1865 at Pulaski, Tennessee.

(Note:  Two headstones)

6545

6548

455

S-52

Pumphrey

Allen

abt 1849

Oct 1870

Son of John & Bethsheba (BENSTEAL) PUMPHREY.

Buried:  30 Oct 1870.

Not headstone found or identified.


388

S-43

Pumphrey

Allen Weed

Apr 1882

Sep 1960

Husband of Sophia A (WIEDING) PUMPHREY. 

Married 22 Dec 1907. 

Son of William & Eliza E A (WEED) PUMPHREY. 

Buried:  1 Oct 1960.

4228

603

N-18

Pumphrey

Arthur Richard

3 Mar 1877

7 Nov 1940

Husband of Louise (MATHIS) PUMPHREY.


Son of John Franklin & Jennie H (BARKER) PUMPHREY.

6239

468

S-39

Pumphrey

Bethsheba

26 Jan 1826

10 Sep 1900

nee BENSTEAD.  Wife of John PUMPHREY.

“Mother” 

6351

6349

388

S-43

Pumphrey

Florence Pearl

1891

Oct 1963

nee BAYER.  Wife of Zenas John PUMPHREY. 

Married 8 Jan 1916. 

Daughter of Ben & Rosa BAYER. 

Buried:  28 Oct 1963.

6483

1079

S-50

Pumphrey

Inez Graper

6 Jan 1916

--

nee GRAPER.  Wife of Zenas Olen PUMPHREY, D.V.M.

6481

1078

S-49

Pumphrey

Jennie H

10 Feb 1853

19 Feb 1894

nee BARKER.  Wife of John Franklin PUMPHREY. 


Married 12 Dec 1875.

6237

468

S-39

Pumphrey / Pomfret

John

1823

1 Oct 1882

Husband of Bethsheba PUMPHREY. 


Son of Allen & Sarah (FISHER) POMFRET.

“Father”

6350

6349

388

S-43

Pumphrey

John “Jack”

1859

23 Oct 1925

Husband of Lorainey “Raina” (ROBINSON) PUMPHREY. 

Married 26 Nov 1895. 

Son of James & Sarah A (DOOLEY) POMFRET.

Buried:  25 Oct 1925.

5618

5617

808

S-13

Pumphrey

John Franklin

Aug 1853

8 Jun 1914

Husband of Jennie H (BARKER) PUMPHREY. 

Married 12 Dec 1875.

Son of John & Bathsheba (BENSTEAD) PUMPHREY/POMFRET.

"Moved here from Maumee, Illinois, 26 Jun 1938.

6238

468

S-39

Pumphrey

Lorainey “Raina”

1869

Feb 1940

nee ROBINSON.  Wife of John “Jack” PUMPHREY. 

Married 26 Nov 1895. 

Daughter of B F & Mary (LEGRANGE) ROBINSON.

Buried:  19 Feb 1940.

5619

5617

808

S-13

Pumphrey

Sophia A

1881

Dec 1953

nee WIEDING.  Wife of Allen W PUMPHREY. 

Married 22 Dec 1907. 

Daughter of Thomas & Eliza WIEDING.

Buried:  18 Dec 1953.

4228

603

N-18

Pumphrey

Zenas John

7 Sep 1893

23 Jun 1980

Husband of Florence Pearl (BAYER) PUMPHREY. 

Married 8 Jan 1916. 

Son of William & Eliza PUMPHREY.

6483

1079

S-50

Pumphrey

Zenas Olen, D.V.M.

29 Jul 1918

18 Jul 2009

Husband of Inez (GRAPER) PUMPHREY. 


Son of Zenas J & Florence P (BAYER) PUMPHREY.

(Click here to view obituary.)

6481

1078

S-49

Purcell

Dorothy Marguerite

21 Mar 1916

14 Dec 2009

nee DeBORD.  Wife of William F DeBORD. 


Daughter of W O & Myrtle (HAMM) DeBORD.

(Click here to view obituary.)

5567

799

S-11

Purcell

Ermal A

26 Mar 1915

8 Dec 1985

nee KEENE.  Wife of Russell P PURCELL. 


Daughter of Benona & Myrtle (KEENE) ALVIS

5609

800

S-12

Purcell

Frank

1888

1944

Husband of Viola (DILBECK) PURCELL. 

Married 5 Sep 1905. 

Son of William & Alice PURCELL.

3934

3931

941

N-4

Purcell

Geraldine D

14 Dec 1921

23 Oct 2003

nee SCHULTZ.  Wife of James F PURCELL, Sr. 


Daughter of Robert & LaVerne (SPECK) SCULTZ.

3904

943

N-2

Purcell - Gwaltney

Grace Pearl

23 Jun 1890

4 Aug 1970

nee STORMONT.  Wife of Guy Downey PURCELL. 


Married 12 Jun 1907, 1st; and ? GWALTNEY, 2nd. 

NOTE:  See also:  Gwaltney, Grace Pearl

5611

5610

800

S-12

Purcell

Guy Downey

18 Mar 1884

Aug 1927

Husband of Grace Pearl (STORMONT) PURCELL.

Married 12 Jun 1907. 

Son of William & Alice PURCELL. 

Buried: 7 Aug 1927

5612

5610

800

S-12

Purcell

James F, Sr.

23 Oct 1915

20 Dec 1991

Husband of Geraldine D (SCHULTZ) PURCELL. 


Son of Frank &
Viola (DILBECK) PURCELL.

1st Sgt., US Army, WW II.

3904

3905

943

N-2

Purcell

Jesse D "Jess"

14 Apr 1908

3 May 1980

Husband of Margaret (MITCHELL) PURCELL.


Son of Frank &
Viola (DILBECK) PURCELL.

3929

3931

942

N-3

Purcell

Margaret

6 Feb 1913

13 Jun 2005

nee MITCHELL.  Wife of Jesse D "Jess" PURCELL. 


Daughter of Grover & Cora (FLACK) MITCHELL.

3929

3931

942

N-3

Purcell

Robert F

26 Jan 1947

6 Aug 1977

Husband of Darlene (HICKROD) PURCELL. 


Son of James & Geraldine (SCHULTZ) PURCELL.

RM3, US Navy, Vietnam.

3932

941

N-4

Purcell

Russell P

4 Jun 1916

26 Feb 1966

Husband of Ermal A (KEENE) PURCELL. 


Son of Guy D & Grace Pearl (STORMONT) PURCELL.

5609

800

S-12

Purcell

Viola

26 May 1888

20 Apr 1973

nee DILBECK.  Wife of Frank PURCELL. 


Daughter of Daniel & Anna DILBECK.

3933

3931

941

N-4

Purcell

William David

1939

Apr 1941

Son of William F & Dorothy Marguerite (DeBORD) PURCELL. 

Age:  23 months. 

Buried:  28 Apr 1941.

5566

799

S-11

Purcell

William F

27 Jun 1914

13 Apr 1992

Husband of Dorothy Marguerite (DeBORD) PURCELL.  Son of Guy Downey & Grace Pearl (STORMONT) PURCELL.

5565

799

S-11


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.