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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   27 Oct 2017

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

Sides

Albert Ransom

19 Feb 1888

28 Jul 1971

Husband of Floretta Janie (WOOLSTON) SIDES. 

Married 12 Nov 1907. 

Son of Sylvester M & Lucinda SIDES.

6875

1302

SA-1

Sides

Alexander

Jun 1855

Dec 1929

Husband of Minerva Jane (KIGHT) SIDES. 


Married 20 Nov 1878 in Posey County, Indiana.


Son of Hiram F & Nancy D (BREWER) SIDES.


Buried:  21 Dec 1929.

4600

49

N-35

Sides

Amey Mae

1873

Dec 1956

nee ALLEN.  Wife of Clarence A SIDES. 

Married 12 Dec 1895. 

Daughter of Henry & Margaret ALLEN.

“Mother”  Buried:  29 Dec 1956.

6593

1082

S-53

Sides

Clarence A

1871

Jul 1956

Husband of Amey Mae (ALLEN) SIDES. 

Married 12 Dec 1895. 

Son of John & Livina SIDES.

“Father”  Buried;  14 Jul 1956.

6592

1082

S-53

Sides

Floretta Janie

10 Jan 1888

17 Nov 1965

nee WOOLSTON.  Wife of Albert Ransom SIDES. 

Married 12 Nov 1907. 

Daughter of James & Elizabeth WOOLSTON.

6875

1302

SA-1

Sides

Helen M

1912

Jun 1941

First wife of William Roger SIDES.

5375

995

S-2

Sides

Ilene J

7 May 1913

16 Jan 2004

nee JONES.  Second wife of William Roger SIDES.

5376

995

S-2

Sides

Mary Catherine

12 May 1902

21 Mar 1991

nee FRANK.  Wife of Paul SIDES.

6594

1082

S-53

Sides

Minerva Jane

Aug 1856

Sep 1934

nee KIGHT.  Wife of Alexander SIDES.

Married 20 Nov 1878 in Posey County, Indiana. 

Daughter of Jesse & Malinda (BOYLE) KIGHT. 

Buried:  15 Sep 1934.

4600

49

N-35

Sides

Paul G

1901

Jan 1960

Husband of Mary Catherine (FRANEK) SIDES.

Son of Clarence A & Amey Mae (ALLEN) SIDES.

6591

1982

S-53

Sides

Robert Eugene

25 Jul 1908

18 May 1982

First husband of Minnie (BARRETT) SIDES BREHOLD.

Son of Albert R & Floretta Janie (WOOLSTON) SIDES.

5373

1004

S-2

Sides

Thomas Franklin

Apr 1940

Dec 1940

Son of Robert Eugene SIDES & Minnie (BARRETT) SIDES BREHOLD.

Aged 8 Mo. 15 Days. 

Buried:  22 Dec 1940.

5374

1004

S-2

Sides

William Roger

30 Dec 1910

25 May 1994

Husband of Ilene J (JONES) SIDES. 


Son of Albert Ransom & Floretta Janie SIDES.

5376

995

S-2

Sidle

Barbara

--

28 Apr 1880

Wife of George SIDLE.

Aged 90 Yrs.

4953

242

N-49

Sidle

Charles "Charley"

21 Feb 1879

22 Jun 1960

Husband of Media (PRITCHETT) SIDLE. 

Married 9 Aug 1900. 

Son of Samuel & Eliza (WILHITE) SIDLE.

4942

139

N-49

Sidle

Eliza E

19 Dec 1843

13 Mar 1881

nee WILHITE.  Wife of Samuel SIDLE. 

Married 13 Apr 1865.

Daughter of William & Cathaine  WILHITE.

“Mother”

4956

4957

241

N-50

Sidle

George

--

19 Nov 1861

Husband of Barbara SIDLE.

Aged 71 Yrs.

4951

242

N-49

Sidle

Ida S

1882

1947

nee SCHUMAKER. Wife of William M SIDLE. 

Married 25 Sep 1900.

4928

15

N-48

Sidle

Infant

?

?

Infant of George SIDLE.

4947  (Appears to be base for Sidle family plot monument.)

242

N-49

Sidle

Infant

?

?

Infant of George SIDLE.

4947  (Appears to be base for Sidle family plot monument.)

242

N-49

Sidle

Infant

?

Dec 1872

Infant of George SIDLE.

4947  (Appears to be base for Sidle family plot monument.)

242

N-49

Sidle

Infant

?

Dec 1872

Infant of Samuel & Eliza (WILHITE) SIDLE.

4948  (Appears to read "Infant.")

242

N-49

Sidle

Infant

15 Apr 1877

15 Apr 1877

Infant of Samuel & Eliza SIDLE.

4950

242

N-49

Sidle

Infant

21 Feb 1881

22 Feb 1881

Infant of Samuel & Eliza (WILHITE) SIDLE.

4949

242

N-49

Sidle

Infant

--

Mar 1901

Infant of Charley & Media (PRITCHETT) SIDLE. 

Buried:  10 Mar 1901

No headstone found or identified.
 

139

N-49

Sidle

Infant

--

Apr 1902

Infant of Charley & Media (PRITCHETT) SIDLE. 

Buried:  22 Apr 1902

No headstone found or identified.
 

241

N-50

Sidle

Infant

--

Dec 1907

Infant of Charley & Media (PRITCHETT) SIDLE. 

Buried:  20 Dec 1907..

No headstone found or identified.
 

139

N-49

Sidle

Media

15 Dec 1880

1 Mar 1975

nee PRITCHETT.  Wife of Charley SIDLE. 


Married 9 Aug 1900.

4942

139

N-49

Sidle

Oscar

21 Feb 1894

21 Dec 1894

Son of George & Pauline (BRUNER) SIDLE.

4959

241

N-50

Sidle

Samuel

abt 1835

Oct 1923

Husband of Eliza E (WILHITE) SIDLE. 


Married 13 Apr 1865.


Son of George & Barbara SIDEL.

“Father”

(Dates are illegible.) 

Buried:  11 Oct 1923.

4955

4958

241

N-50

Sidle

William M

1873

1951

Husband of Ida S (SCHUMAKER) SIDLE. 

Married 25 Sep 1900. 

Son of Samuel & Elza (WILHITE) SIDLE.

“Husband”

4928

15

N-48

Silkey

Courtland

21 Sep 1898

(1899)

7 Feb 1998

Husband of Maxine (REDMAN) SILKEY. 

Son of Fred & Mary (KOHLMEYER) SILKEY.

4056

750

N-10

Silkey

David Brian

24 Oct 1963

--


Son of Melvin H & Kathleen R (HENDRICKS) SILKEY.

4118

?

SA-45

Silkey

Estel H

11 Jul 1905

17 Sep 1991

Husband of Florence L (CRAIG) SILKEY. 

Son of Fred & Mary (KOHLMEYER) SILKEY.

7338

?

SA-43

Silkey

Florence L

29 May 1913

14 Mar 1998

nee CRAIG.  Wife of Estel H SILKEY. 


Daughter of Hight & Nancy (BROWN) CRAIG.

7338

?

SA-43

Silkey

Frederick Ray “Freddy”

3 Oct 1961

3 Nov 1984

Son of Kenneth & Margaret B (STARNES) SILKEY. 

“Beloved Son, Brother, Granson,…”

7218

7219

1340

SA-34

Silkey

Kathleen R

29 Dec 1935

22 Feb 2013

nee HENDRICKS.  Wife of Melvin H SILKEY. 


Married 22 Jun 1957. 

Daughter of Glen & Marie (DIMMETT) HENDRICKS.

“Our Children:  Richard M, David B” 

(Click here to view obituary.)

1090

7362

?

SA-45

Silkey

Kenneth

27 Jul 1938

--

Husband of Margaret B (STARNES) SILKEY. 


Married 3 Aug 1957.

“Father”

7220

7221

1340

SA-34

Silkey

Margaret B

30 Dec 1938

--

nee STARNES.  Wife of Kenneth SILKEY.

Married 3 Aug 1957  

Daughter of Jack & Alma B (HALPIN) STARNES.

“Mother:”

7220

7221

1340

SA-34

Silkey

Maxine

1909

8 Jan 1930

nee REDMAN.  Wife of Courtland SILKEY.

Daughter of Denzil & Elsie REDMAN.

4056

750

N-10

Silkey

Melvin Hight

24 Sep 1932

27 Feb 2017

Husband of Kathleen R (HENDRICKS) SILKEY. 

Married 22 Jun 1957. 

Son of Estel & Florence (CRAIG) SILKEY.

“Our Children:  Richard M, David B”

(Click here to view obituary.)

1090

7362

?

SA-45

Silkey

Richard Melvin

9 May 1958

--


Son of Melvin H & Kathleen R (HENDRICKS) SILKEY.

4117

?

SA-45

Silkey

Samuel Alan
“Sammy”

16 Dec 1958

2 Sep 1979

Son of Kenneth & Margaret B (STARNES) SILKEY. 

“Beloved Son, Brother, Granson,…”

7222

7223

1340

SA-34

Silkey

Viola D

18 Jan 1897

16 Sep 1986

Daughter of Fred & Mary (KOHLMEYER) SILKEY.


Sister of Courtland SILKEY.

4057

750

N-10

Simms

Pearl Trible

27 Oct 1893

6 Jan 1986

nee TRIBLE.  Wife of Timothy SIMMS. 


Married 28 Oct 1914.

Daughter of William T & Eliza Jane TRIBLE.

4569

275

N-33

Singleton

Albert

7 Dec 1912

16 May 2004

Husband of Alma L (FORTNER) SINGLETON. 


Son of Joseph "Joe" & Martha (LAUDERDALE) SINGLETON.

7096

1475

SA-23

Singleton

Alma L

16 Mar 1915

21 Mar 2002

nee FORTNER.  Wife of Albert SINGLETON.


Daughter of William & Ruby (MESSAMORE) FORTNER.

7096

1475

SA-23

Singleton

Barbara J

9 Aug 1935

--

nee EDWARDS.  Wife of Donald E SINGLETON.

“Our Children:  Victoria, Michael, Richard, Nicholas”

4404

4405

37

N-26

Singleton

Donald E

19 Jul 1933

2 Jan 2010

Husband of Barbara J (EDWARDS) SINGLETON. 


Son of Walter & Mildred (CARNAHAN) SINGLETON.

“Our Children:  Victoria, Michael, Richard, Nicholas”

(Click here to view obituary.)

4404

4405

37

N-26

Singleton

Dorothy Mae

18 Aug 1908

23 Jul 1998

Wife of William Frank SINGLETON.

7110

1279

SA-24

Singleton

Gaskel “Chat”

30 May 1910

Dec 1959

Husband of Paulina F SINGLETON. 


Son of Joseph "Joe" & Martha (LOUDERDALE) SINGLETON.

“Father”

7090

1280

SA-23

Singleton

Hickrod

Dec 1937

Dec 1937

Infant son of Joseph "Joe" & Stella (HICKROD) SINGLETON.

Buried: 19 Dec 1937.

Note:  "Buried in the same grave with his mother."

No headstone found or identified.

260

N-31

Singleton

Infant

Aug 1932

Aug 1932

"Stillborn."

Buried: 19 Aug 1932

No headstone found or identified.

821

S-16

Singleton

Joseph M "Joe"  "Juicy"

1872

Aug 1952

Husband of Martha (LOUDERDALE) SINGLETON, 1st, married:  23 May 1900 in Dubois County, Indiana; and Stella (HICKROD) SINGLETON, 2nd, married 7 Dec 1922.   

Son of George & Sarah Jane (HEACOCK) SINGLETON

Buried:  26 Aug 1952.

5845

710

S-23

Singleton

Maggie B

17 Oct 1889

Sep 1955

nee WALDRIP.  Wife of Perry F SINGLETON.

Married 5 Nov 1906 in Pike County, Indiana. 

Daughter of Thomas & Palistine (DAVIS) WARDRIP. 

Buried:  22 Sep 1955.

5727

699

S-18

Singleton

Martha

1877

Feb 1922

nee LAUDERDALE.  First wife of Joseph SINGLETON.


Married:  23 May 1900 in Dubois County, Indiana; .


Buried:  17 Feb 1922.

5845

710

S-23

Singleton

Mildred

8 Sep 1914

31 Dec 1943

Wife of Walter SINGLETON.


“Mother”

4403

37

N-26

Singleton

Paulina F

12 Feb 1916

9 Jan 1984

Wife of Gaskel “Chat” SINGLETON.

“Mother”

7091

1280

SA-23

Singleton

Perry F

26 Apr 1875

9 Apr 1970

Husband of Maggie B (WARDRIP) SINGLETON.

Married 5 Nov 1906 in Pike County, Indiana. 

Son of George & Sarah Jane (HEACOCK) SINGLETON.

Co. B, 161st Ind. Inf., Spanish American War.

5728

S

18

Singleton

Sarah Jane

Feb 1844

Mar 1923

nee HEACOCK.  Wife of George SINGLETON. 


Buried: 1 Apr 1923.

5729

699

S-18

Singleton

Robert "Bobbie"

abt 1918

Mar 1937

Son of Joseph "Joe" & Martha (LOUDERDALE) SINGLETON.

Buried: 19 Dec 1937.

Note:  "Buried in the same grave with his mother."

No headstone found or identified.

710

S-23

Singleton

Stella

abt 1892

Mar 1923

nee HICKROD.  Second wife of Joseph "Joe" SINGLETON.   

Married 7 Dec 1922.   

Daughter of John & Etta (KITCHENS) HICKROD.

Buried: 19 Dec 1937.

Note:  "Buried in the same grave with her son Hickrod."

No headstone found or identified.

260

N-31

Singleton

William Frank

1903

May 1962

Husband of Dorothy Mae SINGLETON. 

Buried:  24 May 1962.

7111

1279

SA-24

Sisk

Dale

14 Jul 1947

--

Husband of Elaine SISK.

Married 10 Nov 1981.

4129

?

SA-29

Sisk

Elaine

19 Mar 1942

--

Wife of Dale SISK.

Married 10 Nov 1981.

4129

?

SA-29

Sisk

Katie Mae

14 Nov 1927

4 Nov 2001

nee WEST.  Wife of Rubin A SISK.

Married 15 Jun 1946.

Daughter of John & Mattie WEST.

7481

?

SA-52

Sisk

Rubin A

19 Jul 1923

29 May 2008

Husband of Katie Mae (WEST) SISK. 

Married 15 Jun 1946. 

Son of Elgin & Maude SISK. 

(Click here to view obituary.)

7481

?

SA-52

Skelton

Mable

15 Mar 1867

16 Apr 1880

Daughter of Joseph & Martha Ann (ALLEN) SKELTON.

6493

432

S-50

Slater

Alice Elizabeth

Jun 1852

10 Feb 1920

Wife of Samuel M "Sam" SLATER. 

Married:  16 Sep 1875. 

Daughter of Joseph & Mary Jane (ARBUTHNOT) CUNNINGHAM.

Buried:  13 Feb 1920

No headstone found or identified.

174

N-41

Slater

Clyde

26 May 1883

18 Feb 1886

Daughter of Samuel M & Alice Elizabeth (CUNNIHGHAM) SLATER.

Aged 3 years.

(Mostly illegible.  Date of death from Gibson County Health Dept. Death Records.)

4735

174

N-41

Slater

Harry

Dec 1885

22 Jan 1886

Son of Samuel M & Alice Elizabeth (CUNNIHGHAM) SLATER.

Aged 1 month

(Mostly illegible.  Date of death from Gibson County Health Dept. Death Records.)

4735

174

N-41

Slater

Samuel M "Sam"

Feb 1852

Jul 1929

Husband of Alice Elizabeth (CUNNINGHAM) SLATER. 

Married:  16 Sep 1875.

Buried:  29 Jul 1929.

No headstone found or identified.

174

N-41

Slinger

Clarence

23 Jul 1880

27 Jun 1979

Husband of Ida Mae (PHILLIPS) SLINGER. 

Married 23 Jul 1903 in Posey County, Indiana.

Son of Henry & Jennette (LOCKWOOD) SLINGER.

4844

135

N-45

Slinger

Henry

1859

Feb 1947

Husband of Jennette (LOCKWOOD) SLINGER. 

Married 4 Oct 1870 in Wabash County, Illinois.

Son of Thomas & Caroline SLINGER.

Buriied:  5 Feb 1947.

4830

134

N-44

Slinger

Ida Mae

1883

May 1946

nee PHILLIPS.  Wife of Clarence SLINGER.

Married 23 Jul 1903 in Posey County, Indiana. 

Daughter of Barnet & Rebecca (DUCKWORTH) PHILLIPS.

Buried:  29 May 1946.

4845

135

N-45

Slinger

Jennette

1860

Nov 1939

nee LOCKWOOD.  Wife of Henry SLINGER.

Married 4 Oct 1870 in Wabash County, Illinois. 

Daughter of John M & Caroline (BELOAT) LOCKWOOD.

Buried:  12 Nov 1939.

4830

134

N-44

Slinger

Willard K

28 Dec 1904

22 Jul 1905

Son of Clarence & Ida Mae (PHILLIPS) SLINGER.

4846

135

N-45

Slinker

Cora Lee

1 Nov 1907

16 May 1984

nee RINGHAM.  Wife of Bernard LEE, 1st; and Ules SLINKER, 2nd


Daughter of George F & Bena RINGHAM.

5187

80

N-59


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.