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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 updated06 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

Rice

Jennifer Marie

11 Jul 1982

13 Jul 1982

Infant daughter of Melvin & Carol Jean RICE.

7515

1362

SA-56

Richardson

Donnie G

30 Jul 1953

--

Husband of Patricia M (KARAFF) RICHARDSON.

“Father”

7168

?

SA-30

Richardson

Patricia M

22 Oct 1952

31 Oct 2003

nee KARAF.  Wife of Donnie G RICHARDSON. 

Daughter of Ralph & Maxine (McINTYRE) KARAFF.

“Mother”

7168

?

SA-30

Richie

Alta Marie

11 Aug 1910

3 Apr 1974

nee SULLIVAN.  Wife of Virgil Clifford RICHIE. 

Daughter of John H & Stella SULLIVAN.

4092

768

N-12

Richie

Daisy E

13 Feb 1910

27 Feb 2010

nee McCORMICK.  Wife of Doyle E RICHIE. 


Daughter of Ralph & Mabel (WILLIAMS) McCORMICK.

(Click here to view obituary.)

2495

1160

N-12

Richie

Dorothy Louise Clara

13 Nov 1919

16 Jun 2009

nee WELT.  Wife of Kenneth Melvin RICHIE. 


Daughter of Louis& Ella (KRUSE) WELT.

(Click here to view obituary.)

4039

1163

N-9

Richie

Doyle E

5 Apr 1905

19 Sep 1991

Husband of Daisy E (McCORMICK) RICHIE. 

Son of Elmer & Katherine F (O'NEAL) RICHIE.

2495

1160

N-12

Richie

Elmer

1872

Nov 1949

Husband of Katherine F (O’NEAL) RICHIE. 

Married 27 May 1893.

Son of Emanuel & Cynthia RICHIE. 

Buried:  31 May 1949.

4081

767

N-11

Richie

Ethel M

23 Jan 1903

28 May 1973

Second wife of John B RICHIE. 

Married 21 Sep 1940.

7085

1328

SA-22

Richie

Jackie Joe

13 Apr 1933

24 Jun 1958

Son of Virgil Clifford & Alta Marie (SULLIVAN) RICHIE.

Indiana, BM3, US Navy, Korea

.

4091

768

N-12

Richie

John B

11 Nov 1894

15 Jun 1978

Husband of Blanch RICHIE, 1st; and  Ethel M RICHIE, 2nd, married 21 Sep 1940. 

Son of William W & Ida A RICHIE.

7085

1328

SA-22

Richie

Katherine F "Katie"

1877

8 May 1980

nee O’NEAL.  Wife of Elmer RICHIE.

Married 27 May 1893. 

Daughter of George & Emily O’NEAL.

4082

767

N-11

Richie

Kenneth Melvin

24 Sep 1907

22 Aug 1970

Husband of Dorothy Louise Clara (WELT) RICHIE.. 

Son of Elmer & Katherine F (O'NEAL) RICHIE.

4038

1163

N-9

Richie

Larry C

12 Jun 1944

12 Apr 1964

Son of Kenneth Melvin & Dorothy Louise Clara (WELT) RICHIE.

4040

1163

9

Richie

Virgil Clifford

23 Jun 1897

21 Apr 1982

Husband of Alta Marie (SULLIVAN) RICHIE.   

Son of Elmer & Katherine F (O'NEAL) RICHIE.

WW I


4092

768

N-12

Richie

Virgil C, Jr.

8 Jan 1929

30 Nov 1929

Son of Virgil Clifford & Alta Marie (SULLIVAN) RICHIE.

4090

768

N-12

Ricker

Aubrey M

27 Nov 1907

23 Jan 1995

nee DuVALL.  Wife of John R RICKER. 

Daughter of Harvey & Lidona (ALLEN) DuVALL.

7191

1466

SA-32

Ricker

John R

15 May 1898

16 Oct 1985

Husband of Aubrey M RICKER. 

Son of John G & Mary Ann (RAIBLEY) RICKER.

Cpl., US Army, WW I.

7191

7192

1466

SA-32

Riley

Alice Lou

25 Feb 1921

27 Jul 1976

nee STONE.  Wife of Alva G “Abe” RILEY. 


Daughter of Jesse B STONE & Mary M STONE ROBINSON.

7114

1331

SA-25

Riley

Alva G “Abe”

6 Apr 1908

15 Oct 1989

Husband of Alice Lou (STONE) RILEY. 


Son of Charles W & Mary Ann (HATFIELD) RILEY.

7114

1331

SA-25

Riley

John T

25 Feb 1928

12 Feb 1974

First husband of Shirley M (ADAMS) RILEY McDONIE.

4360

612

N-24

Ritchie

Alexander H “Eck”

28 Sep 1880

Jul 1926

nee MYRICK.  Husband of Mollie (MYRICK) RITCHIE. 

Married: 24 Aug 1912. 

Son of William & Vitular (BENTON) RITCHIE. 

Buried:  5 Jul 1926.

5606

809

S-12

Ritchie

Barbara Jean Brokaw

9 Mar 1929

1 Oct 1991

nee BROKAW.  Wife of Charles "Pat" Melvin RITCHIE. 

Daughter of Claude Frederick & Dorothy Pearl (LUCAS) BROKAW.

5688

1045

S-16

Ritchie

Charles

5 Nov 1889

2 Sep 1954

Husband of Ruth Pearl (PATTON) RITCHIE. 

Son of William & Vitular (BENTON) RITCHIE.

Indiana, Pfc., Medical Department, WW I.

5683

1044

S-15

Ritchie

Eva Alice

1884

Mar 1936

nee WILLIAMS.  Wife of John Wesley "Wes" RITCHIE. 

Married 24 May 1908. 

Daughter of Thomas & Talitha A (WALLACE) WILLIAMS. 

Buried:  30 Mar 1936.

5607

809

S-12

Ritchie

Infant

Mar 1961

Mar 1961

Stillborn infant grand-daughter of Charles & Ruth Pearl (PATTON) RITCHIE. 

Buried:  10 Mar 1961.

No headstone found or identified
 

1044

S-15

Ritchie

John Wesley "Wes"

26 Jan 1879

Nov 1938

Husband of Eva Alice (WILLIAMS) RITCHIE. 

Married 24 May 1908.  

Son of William & Vitular (BENTON) RITCHIE. 

Buried:  12 Nov 1938.

5607

809

S-12

Ritchie

Marion Earl

7 Jan 1928

7 Jun 1994

Son of Charles & Ruth Pearl (PATTON)  RITCHIE.

5689

1044

S-16

Ritchie

Mary E

25 Jan 1897

15 Apr 1977

Daughter of William & Vitular (BENTON) RITCHIE.

5570

810

S-11

Ritchie

May

15 May 1900

20 Jul 1973

Daughter of William & Vitular (BENTON) RITCHIE.

5608

809

S-12

Ritchie

Melvin

28 Apr 1888

13 Mar 1937

Son of William & Vitular (BENTON) RITCHIE.

Indiana, Pvt., Co. D, 102nd Engineers, WW I.

5568

810

S-11

Ritchie

Ruth Pearl

8 Dec 1904

(1903)

3 Jun 1967

nee PATTON.  Wife of Charles RITCHIE. 

Daughter of Stephen & Jeanette "Nettie" (BARRETT) PATTON. 

Note:   Birth date in obituary does not agree with that carved on monument.

5684

1044

S-15

Ritchie

Vitular

1862

Aug 1930

nee BENTON.  Wife of William RITCHIE. 

Married 3 Aug 1878. 

Daughter of William H & Catherine (DOUGAN) RITCHIE. 

Buried:  5 Aug 1930.

5569

810

S-11

Ritchie

William

1853

Oct 1939

Husband of Vitular RITCHIE. 

Married 3 Aug 1878. 

Son of Alexander & Jane (REAVIS) RITCHIE. 

Buried:  26 Oct 1939.

5569

810

S-11

Robb

Alice Louise

12 Nov 1925

27 Mar 2008

nee ROBINSON.  Wife of Eddie C ROBB. 


Daughter of Arthur Luke & Olive Marie (STEWART) ROBINSON.


(Click here to view obituary.)

5365

5362

1022

S-2

Robb

Eddie C

2 Jul 1927

26 Mar 2010

Husband of Alice Louise (ROBINSON) ROBB. 


Son of Claude & Lula (CARR) ROBB.

US Navy.

(Click here to view obituary.)

5363

5362

1022

S-2

Robb

Frances

--

3 Sep ????

(Carving is now illegible.)

6696

374

S-57

Robbins

Carolyn Sue

27 Jun 1938

4 Dec 2013

nee PETRO.  Wife of Richard "Dick" ROBBINS.

Daughter of Beryl & Velma (RIRTEL) PETRO. 

(Click here to view obituary.)

1021

?

SA-6

Robbins

Richard E “Dick”

15 Jun 1935

6 Oct 2006

Husband of Carolyn (PETRO) ROBBINS. 


Son of Maurice & Ruth (GREEN) ROBBINS. 

(Click here to view obituary.)

6944

?

SA-6

Roberts

Charles Nye

13 Sep 1882

15 Apr 1966

Husband of Susan Rebecca ROBERTS. 


Married 7 Sep 1908.

“To this union five daughters.”

3849

930

NW-1

Roberts

Helen M

11 Jul 1923

3 Apr 1992

nee BELL.  Wife of Russell E ROBERTS.

7269

?

SA-38

Roberts

Madge Boren

13 Jul 1893

(13 Jul 1894)

27 Jan 1973

Wife of Walter E ROBERTS. 

Married  28 Apr 1917 in Vanderburgh County, Indiana.

Daughter of John & Amanda (CONNER) BOREN.

4656

279

N-37

Roberts

Russell E

11 Feb 1921

7 Apr 1986

Husband of Helen M (BELL) ROBERTS. 

Son of Frank & Anna (POST) ROBERTS.

S Sgt., US Marine Corps, WW II.

7269

7270

?

SA-38

Roberts

Susan Rebecca "Susie"

7 May 1891

11 Aug 1975

Husband of Charles Nye ROBERTS. 

Married 7 Sep 1908.

“To this union five daughters.”

3849

930

NW-1

Roberts

Walter E

30 Sep 1890

(1889)

Nov 1961

Husband of Madge (BOREN) ROBERTS. 

Married  28 Apr 1917 in Vanderburgh County, Indiana. 

Son of Walter & Delia (TAYLOR) BOREN.

Buried:  1 Dec 1961.

4656

279

N-37

Robeson

Dewey

26 Nov 1898

30 Jan1978

Husband of Luvenia (DURHAM) ROBESON. 


Son of William W ROBESON.

5983

563

S-29

Robeson

Dewey Eugene "Red"

22 Aug 1926

14 Aug 2016

Husband of Pauline (McCARTY) ROBESON, 1st, married 20 Feb 1955; and Bernice (LAMPKIN) HARRIS ROBESON, 2nd, married 18 Apr 1994 in Rockport, Spencer, Indiana. 

Son of Dewey & Luvenia (DURHAM) ROBESON.

“Father” 

(Click here to view obituary.)

5995

5994

564

S-30

Robeson

Evelyn L

28 Aug 1916

31 Aug 1995

Wife of William M ROBESON.

7387

1353

SA-47

Robeson

Joseph C

20 Sep 1895

18 Jan 1979

Husband of Mary H (ALBRIGHT) ROBESON.

7388

1353

SA-47

Robeson

Luvenia

15 Aug 1911

27 Mar 1964

nee DURHAM.  Wife of Dewey ROBESON.

5983

563

S-29

Robeson

Mary H

23 Feb 1900

7 Jul 1984

Wife of Joseph C ROBESON. 


Daughter of Marshall & Eva (SHERBAUM) ALBRIGHT.

7388

1353

SA-47

Robeson

Pauline

22 Jan 1931

19 Oct 1993

nee McCARTY.  Wife of Eugene ROBESON. 

Married 20 Feb 1955.

“Mother”

5996

5993

564

S-30

Robeson

William M

30 Jun 1916

26 Oct 1972

Husband of Evelyn L ROBESON. 


Son of Joseph C & Mary H (ALBRIGHT) ROBESON.

7387

1353

SA-47


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.