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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   16 Nov 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

Smith

--

--

--

Large family stone.

4260

633

N-20

Smith

?, Mrs.

?

Nov 1877

No other information.

Not headstone found.

277

N-35

Smith

Alexander D

1833

13 Jan 1917

Husband of Jenice Ann (ALLISON) SMITH, 1st, married 28 Jan 1858; and Nancy A (HARRIS) SMITH, 2nd, married 9 Mar 1882. 

2nd Lieutenant,Co. F, 80th Reg. Indiana Infantry. 
Resident of Cynthiana, Indiana:  Enlisted on 18 Aug 1862, mustered out on 31 Jan 1864.



6073

6071

323

S-3239

Smith

Barbara Alice

--

16 Aug 1950

Infant daughter of Harry W & Martha Julia (FRENCH) SMITH.

6256

573

S-39

Smith

Betty Jo

26 Jul 1936

22 Jul 2015

nee SILLS.  Wife of Sammy John "Sam" SMITH. 


Married:  21 Aug 1959.

Daughter of Forrest & Thelma (FULK) SILLS. 

Our Son:  Tim. 

Our Granddaughters:  Kiana, Kyra.

(Click here to view obituary.)

4180

?

SA-8

Smith

Cecil Roy

11 Aug 1886

Mar 1924

Son of James T & Laura B (CLEVELAND) SMITH. 


Buried:  28 Mar 1924.

4243

N

N-19

Smith

Charles E "Chuck"

22 May 1951

19 Feb 2008

Husband of Patricia A (LAGNEAU) SMITH.

Pvt., US Army, Vietnam.

6993

?

SA-11

Smith

Clarence H

20 Apr 1924

30 Sep 1977

Husband of Mary Jean SMITH. 


Son of George H & Emma C SMITH.

TEC 4, US Army, WW II.

7460

1357

SA-51

Smith

Daniel W "Danny"

20 Jun 1958

24 Dec 2007

Son of William E & Virginia (STRAIN) SMITH. 

(Click here to view obituary.)

6991

?

SA-10

Smith

Darrell

19 Sep 1902

11 Apr 1999

Husband of Geraldine M (BELOAT) SMITH. 


Son of Samuel "Sam" & Mary Isabelle (BARSHAM) SMITH.

6957

1490

SA-8

Smith

Dora

?

Dec 1893

Buried:  16 Dec1893.

No headstone found or identified.

413

S-31

Smith

Elsie

1860

Apr 1906

nee GALLAHER.  Wife of James M SMITH.


Married 19 Oct 1880.

“Mother” 

Buried:  3 Apr 1906.

6212

545

S-38

Smith

Emma C

7 May 1903

18 Feb 1954

Wife of George Henry SMITH.

“Mother”

4884

16

N-47

Smith

Frederick "Fred"

27 Feb 1891

5 Jul 1971

Husband of Rosella SMITH.

Indiana, Pvt., Co. A, 67th Infantry, WW I.

7331

7332

1349

SA-43

Smith

George A

19 Feb 1862

5 Mar 1885

Son of Alexander D & Jenice Ann (ALLISON) SMITH.

(Difficult to read.)

6070

6071

323

S-32

Smith

George Henry

3 Jan 1897

23 Dec 1973

Husband of Emma C SMITH, 1st; and second husband of Minnie MISKELL SMITH, 2nd.


Son of John & Amelia (UPPENKAMP) SMITH.

“Father”

Pvt., US Army.

4884

4885

16

N-47

Smith

Gerald Lee

12 Sep 1924

16 Mar 1955

First husband of Margie L (BARRETT) SMITH MULLEN. 


Son of Darrell &
Geraldine M (BELOAT) SMITH.

Indiana, Co. A, 5th Mt. Bn. 5th Marine Div., WW II.

5410

5452

1033

S-4

Smith

Geraldine M

25 May 1904

13 Oct 1987

nee BELOAT.  Wife of Darrell SMITH. 


Daughter of John D & Jessie BELOAT.

6957

1490

SA-8

Smith

Harry W

18 Dec 1921

20 Aug 2000

Husband of Martha Julia (FRENCH) SMITH. 

Married 9 Apr 1949. 

Son of Charles & Marie SMITH.

TEC 5, 29th Field Artillery, US Army, WW II.

“June 29, 1942 – Nov 9, 1945”

6252

6253

573

S-39

Smith

Hazel

18 Jul 1896

24 Jan 1980

nee McINTYRE or McINTIRE.  Wife of Roy SMITH.

Married 19 May 1917.

Daughter of Emery & Della A (WOODS) McINTYRE.

3876

933

N-1

Smith

Hazel

1893

24 Jan 1919

nee STEWART.  Wife of William Floyd SMITH. 

Married 12 Apr 1916. 

Daughter of Benjamin F & Sarah (STRONG) STEWART.

4258

633

N-20

Smith

Herbert Chester

28 Sep 1886

Jun 1969

Husband of Ida Viola (WRIGHT) SMITH. 

Married 27 Jun 1915. 

Son of William & Martha (EMMERSON) SMITH.

4498

4497

1142

N-30

Smith

Herbert W

14 Dec 1912

5 Apr 1942

Son of John L & Amelia (UPPENKAMP) SMITH.

4883

16

N-47

Smith

Ida J "Nita"

25 Apr 1951

--

Wife of Jeffery O "Jeff" SMITH. 


Married 11 Sep 1960.

Our Children:  Cindy, Jay. 
Our Grandchildren:  Holli, Hayley, Austin.

1018

1019

?

SA-1

Smith

Ida Viola

11 Aug 1892

19 May 1986

nee WRIGHT.  Wife of Chester SMITH. 


Married 27 Jun 1915.


Daughter of Isaac E & Mary E (WALLIS) WRIGHT.

4499

4497

1142

N-30

Smith

James Aaron

3 Nov 1978

4 Nov 1978

Son of James E & Lisa Anne  (HALLAM) SMITH.

6942

6943

1312

SA-6

Smith

James E

31 Aug 1959

30 May 1994

Husband of Lisa Anne (HALLAM) SMITH. 


Son of William E & Virginia (STRAIN) SMITH.

6990

?

SA-10

Smith

James M

1851

Oct 1938

Husband of Elsie (GALLAHER) SMITH. 

Married 19 Oct 1880.

“Father” 

Buried:  3 Oct 1938.

6212

545

S-38

Smith

James T

1863

Jan 1929

Husband of Laura B (CLEVELAND) SMITH. 

Married 24 Dec 1885. 

Buried:  20 Jan 1929.

4242

618

N-19

Smith

Jan Elaine

29 Mar 1956

--

Wife of John Jay SMITH. 

Married 23 Jul 1977. 

Parents of:  Amy & Jill..

0118

?

SA-28

Smith

Jeffery O "Jeff"

22 Feb 1951

1 Oct 2011

Husband of Ida J "Nita" SMITH. 

Married 11 Sep 1960. 

Son of Raby & Marge SMITH. 

Our Children:  Cindy, Jay. 
Our Grandchildren:  Holli, Hayley, Austin.


(Click here to view obituary.)

1018

1019

?

SA-1

Smith

John Jay

26 Jul 1954

--

Husband of Jan Elaine SMITH. 

Married 23 Jul 1977. 

Parents of:  Amy & Jill..

0118

?

SA-28

Smith

Laura B

1865

Jan 1929

nee CLEVELAND.  Wife of James T SMITH. 

Married 24 Dec 1885. 

Buried:  20 Jan 1929.

4242

618

N-19

Smith

Laura Marie

4 Nov 1981 

7 Oct 2014

nee McKIMMY. 

Wife of Dusty SMITH.  

Daughter of Anthony & Linda (SOLLMAN)  McKIMMY.

Mother of Isaiah Anthony Smith, Elijah Lee Smith.

Aunt of Sawyer Brian McKinney.

(Click here to view obituary.)

0160

0162

?

SA-4

Smith

Lester J

1906

Sep 1956

Husband of Nettie H (PADGETT) SMITH.

“Husband”  Buried:  2 Sep 1956.

4270

601

N-20

Smith

Lisa Anne

4 Jul 1963

--

nee HALLAM.  Wife of James E SMITH.

6990

?

SA-10

Smith

Madison M

1884

1885

Son of Madison M & Nancy J (WALLIS) SMITH.

5061

220

N-54

Smith

Madison M

--

1 May 1890

Husband of Nancy J (WALLIS) SMITH. 

Married 10 Sep 1879.

Aged 33 Ys. 4 Ms. 20 Ds.

5063

220

N-54

Smith

Margaret C “Marge”

24 Nov 1929

7 Feb 2006

nee BLYTHE.  Wife of Raby L SMITH. 

Married 24 Apr 1965.

1114

828

S-9

Smith

Martha Julia

23 Dec 1920

16 Nov 2006

nee FRENCH.  Wife of Harry W SMITH.  

Married 9 Apr 1949. 

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

6252

573

S-39

Smith

Minnie

1883

Oct 1884

Daughter of Madison M & Nancy J (WALLIS) SMITH.

5061

220

N-54

Smith

Nancy A

1859

1922

Second wife of Alexander D SMITH. 


Married 9 Mar 1882.

6072

6071

323

S-32

Smith

Nancy J Wallis

1857

Jan 1943

nee WALLIS.  Wife of Madison M SMITH. 

Married 10 Sep 1879. 

Daughter of Robert & Catharine (BROTHERS) WALLIS. 

Buried:  24 Jan 1943.

5062

220

N-54

Smith

Nettie H

29 Aug 1900

16 Aug 1997

nee PADGETT.  Wife of Lester J SMITH. 


Daughter of Benjamin F & Bertha (KOEHLER) PADGETT.

(NOTE:  No headstone found.  Obituary reports she was buried at Maple Hill Cemetery in Princeton, Indiana.  Son named John GREER.)

Not headstone found.

601

N-20

Smith

Raby L, Jr. "Chick"

28 Jun 1931

13 May 2014

Husband of Margaret C “Marge” SMITH, 1st, married 24 Apr 1965; and Patsy (CABLE) SMITH, 2nd.

Son of Raby Lee & Ola Mae (LEWIS) SMITH, Sr

1114

828

S-9

Smith

Randy L

23 Apr 1947

22 Sep 2017

Husband of Rose SMITH. 

Son of Gerald Lee SMITH & Margie (BARRETT) SMITH MULLEN.

(Click here to view obituary.)

Photo not yet available.

?

?

Smith

Rosella

23 Jul 1905

15 Apr 1987

Wife of Frederick SMITH. 


Daughter of Walter & Lucy (GROSSMAN) GREEN.

7331

1349

SA-43

Smith

Roy

23 Nov 1892

14 Nov 1978

Husband of Hazel SMITH. 

Married 19 May 1917. 

Son of Samuel "Sam" & Belle (BARSHMAN) SMITH.

3876

933

N-1

Smith

Roy Kenneth

2 Jun 1918

6 Nov 2001

Husband of Evelyn (KIRBY) SMITH, 1st; and Maxine (BATES) SMITH, 2nd. 


Son of Roy & Hazel (McINTIRE) SMITH.

US Army, WW II.

7117

SA

SA-25

Smith

Sammy John "Sam"

31 Dec 1938

--

Husband of Betty Jo (SILLS) SMITH. 

Married:  21 Aug 1959.

Our Son:  Tim. 

Our Granddaughters:  Kiana, Kyra.

4180

?

SA-8

Smith

Sharon Louise

29 Jan 1938

--

nee DILLON.  Wife of Warren Louis SMITH.

“Children:  Kenneth Wayne DILLON, Karren K DILLON HALE.”

7607

?

SA-63

Smith

Virginia Rose  

10 Aug 1932

28 Sep 2013

nee STRAIN.  Wife of William Edward "Bill" SMITH.  Married 12 Apr 1953.

Daughter of Silas & Beatrice STRAIN.

(Click here to view obituary.)

Photo not yet available.
 

?

?

Smith

Voneda F

19 Oct 1912

7 Jun 1989

nee GENTRY. 


Daughter of Walter & Annie (STIEHL) GENTRY.

3889

N

2

Smith

Warren Louis

13 Apr 1927

23 Oct 1996

Husband of Patricia Ann SMITH, 1st; and Sharon Louise (DILLON) SMITH, 2nd. 


Son of Alvin L & Opal L (HUGHES) SMITH.

“Children:  Scott, Kimberly, Brian, Stephanie & Patrick”

WW II:  Merchant Marine.  Korean War:  US Army.

7607

?

SA-63

Snyder

Antosie B

31 Oct 1930

--

nee WYSOCKIE.  Wife of Ernie M SNYER.

7450

?

SA-51

Snyder

Ernie M

3 Oct 1937

17 Sep 2009

Husband of Antosie B (WYSOCKIE) SNYDER. 


Son of Albert & Retha (HILTON) SNYDER.

SSG, US Army, Korea, Vietnam

(Click here to view obituary.)

7450

7452

?

SA-51

Snyder

Jerry B

1945

2006

--

4036

?

N-8

Snyder

Mary Ollie

13 Mar 1903

Aug 1982

--

5587

1040

S-11

Sollman

Benjamin Gerhard "Bennie"

3 Nov 1889

3 Aug 1951

Husband of Hazel I SOLLMAN. 


Son of Gerhard & Maria "Mary" (GRAPER) SOLLMAN.

Indiana, Cpl., 313th TN HQ & MP 88th Div., WW I.

4635

4636

1135

N-37

Sollman

Carol Jean

12 Feb 1930

--

nee ROHL.  Wife of Robert I SOLLMAN. 


Married 3 Apr 1949.

“Our Sons:  (Eagle Scouts) Michael, Thomas, Daniel”

4689

4691

24

N-39

Sollman

Edith

1890

May 1943

nee WIEDING.  Wife of William O SOLLMAN. 

Married 11 Aug 1911. 

Daughter of Thomas & Sarah (ATKINS) WIEDING. 

Buried:  3 May 1943.

4001

862

N-7

Sollman

Edwin E

4 Feb 1923

7 Apr 2000

Husband of Ina Mae (STROHM) SOLLMAN. 

Married 12 Apr 1946. 

Son of George H & Huelda SOLLMAN.

“Parents of:  Dennis R and Linda M”

TEC 4, 97th Inf. Div., Div. Headquarters, US Army, WW II.

Feb 1943 – Feb 1946

6918

6919

6920

1310

SA-4

Sollman

Emma Lou

29 Jan 1925

1 Mar 1965

First wife of Herschel W SOLLMAN.

2586

1266

SA-37

Sollman

Hazel I

19 Feb 1891

11 Jul 1985

Wife of Benjamin G SOLLMAN. 


Daughter of Herny  & Ida (KLINGENBERGER) COYNE.

4635

1135

N-37

Sollman

Herschel W

8 Apr 1924

5 May 2012

Husband of Emma Lou (McCARTY) SOLLMAN, 1st; and Opal (GRIMM) KEEKER SOLLMAN, 2nd.


Son of George H & Hulda (HASSELBRINCK) SOLLMAN. 

 (Click here to view obituary.)

2586

1266

SA-37

Sollman

Ina May

16 Dec 1925

30 Dec 1991

nee STROHM.  Wife of Edwin E SOLLMAN. 

Married 12 Apr 1946. 

Daughter of Fred & Gladys (BUSING) STROHM.

“Parents of:  Dennis R and Linda M”

6918

1310

SA-4

Sollman

Robert I

31 Jul 1928

11 Jun 1996

Husband of Carol Jean (ROHL) SOLLMAN. 

Married 3 Apr 1949. 

Son of Benjamin & Hazel (COIN) SOLLMAN.

“Our Sons:  (Eagle Scouts) Michael, Thomas, Daniel”

Sgt., US Army, US National Guard, Korea.

4689

4691

4690

24

N-39

Sollman

Ronald E

3 Jun 1944

29 Mar 2015

Husband of Brenda (CORN) SOLLMAN.

Son of Ervin & Mildred (LOWENKAMP) SOLLMAN. 

(Click here to view obituary.)

0099

?

SA-55

Sollman

William Otto Henry

8 Jan 1887

Dec 1935

Husband of Edith (WIEDING) SOLLMAN. 

Married 11 Aug 1911. 

Son of Gerhart & Maria "Mary" (GRAPER) SOLLMAN. 

Buried:  8 Dec 1935.

4001

862

N-7

Southwood

George J

4 Mar 1914

2 Jan 1972

Husband of Wanda L (SCHURHARDT) SOUTHWOOD.

4422

1359

SA-53

Southwood

Wanda L

14 Dec 1924

12 Jan 2012

nee SCHURHARDT. Wife of George J SOUTHWOOD. 

Daughter of Earl & Clyda (CAMDEN) SCHURHARDT. 

(Click here to view obituary.)

4422

1359

SA-53

Spain

Alma Kruse

1918

27 Jul 1985

nee KRUSE.  First wife of William Bufford SPAIN.


Daughter of Gilbert & Mary KRUSE.

5349

996

S-1

Spain

William Bufford

13 Mar 1918

3 Dec 1991

Husband of Alma (KRUSE) SPAIN, 1st; and Wanda VINCENT SPAIN, 2nd.

S2, US Navy, WW II.

5349

5350

996

S-1

Speedy

Etta Joyce

14 Dec 1928

21 Jul 2016

nee FOLEY.  Second wife of Glenn R SPEEDY. 

Daughter of William & Harriet (CLABOUGH)  FOLEY. 

(Click here to view obituary.)

6950

SA

7

Speedy

Glenn R

29 May 1926

21 Sep 2005

Husband of Joanne (BATES) SPEEDY, 1st; and Etta Joyce (FOLEY) SPEEDY, 2nd. 

Son of Floyd & Dimple (ESSARY) SPEEDY. 

Born in Crawford County, Indiana. 

MM2, US Navy, WW II.

(Note:  His first wife, is buied at Maple Hill Cemetery, Patoka Twp.  He is also listed on the monument there with her.  Also see his record there.)

6950

6951

SA

7

Speedy

William F

26 May 1951

22 Feb 2016

Husband of Susan (TOLBERT) SPEEDY. 

Married 2 Jul 2010. 

Son of Glenn R & Etta Joyce (FOLEY) SPEEDY. 

(Click here to view obituary.)

4178

SA

8

Speer

Carrie B

1868

Nov 1937

nee PUMPHREY.  Wife of Henry SPEER. 

Married 19 Dec 1890.  

Daughter of John & Bethsheba PUMPHREY.

Buried:  29 Nov 1937.

6839

521

S-62

Speer

Christine

1866

Feb 1911

Daughter of John M & Drucilla C (LEWIS) SPEER. 


Buried:  23 Feb 1911.

6822

522

S-61

Speer

Drucilla C

1842

Apr 1928

nee LEWIS.  Wife of John M SPEER. 

Married 24 Sep 1863. 

Buried:  5 Apr 1928.

6824

522

S-61

Speer

Henry

1865

Nov 1936

Husband of Carrie B (PUMPHREY) SPEER. 

Married 19 Dec 1890. 

Son of John & Drucilla C (LEWIS) SPEER.

Buried:  10 Nov 1936.

6840

521

S-62

Speer

John M

1840

26 Oct 1919

Husband of Drucilla C (LEWIS) SPEER. 


Married 24 Sep 1863.

6823

522

S-61

Spencer

?

--

Aug 1879

Infant of Mrs. SPENCER.

No headstone found or identified.
 

344

S-38

Spitzer

Themis A

1862

Apr 1921

nee CONNER.  Wife of George A SPITZER. 

Married 18 May 1890. 

Daughter of Daniel & Nancy CONNER.

“Mother”

4489

185

N-30

Spore

Columbus B "Lum"

abt 1870

Apr 1952

Son of James H & Susan Elizabeth (WOODS) SPORE.

Buried:  23 Apr 1952.

No headstone found.
 

60

N-46

Spore

James Andrew

1850

May 1924

Husband of Sarah Anna (SWALLOW) SPORE. 

Married 1 Aug 1875.

Son of Elbert & Nancy SPORE.

Buried:  1 Jun 1924.

5921

409

S-27

Spore

Martha Olive "Ollie"

abt 1883

Aug 1955

Daughter of James H & Susan Elizabeth (WOODS) SPORE.

Buried:  1 Sep 1955.

No headstone found.
 

60

N-46

Spore

Sarah Anna

1856

Apr 1939

nee SWALLOW.  Wife of James A SPORE. 

Married 1 Aug 1875. 

Buried:  4 Apr 1939.

5921

409

S-27

Spore

Susan Elizabeth

--

2 Mar 1915

nee WOODS.  Wife of James H SPORE. 

Married 5 Aug 1868.

Age 66 years.

(Click here to view obituary.)

No headstone found.
 

60

N-46

Spore

Walter

10 Jul 1876

15 Jan 1903

Son of James A & Sarah Anna (SWALLOW) SPORE.

5925

5922

409

S-27

Spray

Wanda Lee

1925

18 Oct 1941

Daughter of Ralph & Faye C SPRAY.

“Our Dream That Never Came True”

On same stone as Frank J GRIFFIN.

(Note:  Both killed in a head-on automobile accident near Ft. Branch.)

5404

1023

S-3

Springer

Ira Shane

25 Jan 1936

--

Husband of Linda (LARSON) SPRINGER.

4413

SA

SA-43

Springer

Linda

7 Jul 1939

--

nee LARSON. Wife of Ira Shane SPRINGER.

4413

SA

SA-43

Sprinkle

Gerald A

13 May 1940

31 May 1999

Husband of Glenda J (GEORGES) SPRINKLE. 


Son of Estel & Dorothy (MAUCK) SPRINKLE.

7594

1242

SA-61

Sprinkle

Glenda A

9 Aug 1938

6 Nov 2005

nee GEORGES.  Wife of Gerald A SPRINKLE.


Daughter of Densil & Margaret (McCLARY) GEORGES. 

(Click here to view obituary.)

7594

1242

SA-61

Sprinkle

James Thomas

?

?

Age:  1 day. 
 

No headstone found or identified.
 

79

N-60


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.