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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   13 May 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

Weiss

Donald T

6 Jul 1911

9 Dec 1984

Husband of Virginia B (EDWARDS) WEISS. 

Son of Jacob & Myrtle (EATON) WEISS.

7325

1261

SA-42

Weiss

Virginia B

30 Oct 1920

16 Nov 1965

nee EDWARDS.  Wife of Donald T WEISS.

7325

1261

SA-42

Wellman

Adah C "Gladys"

12 Sep 1896

31 Dec 1963

nee SMITH.  Wife of Robert "Ray" KIMBROUGH, 1st, married 13 Sep 1913; second wife of John YEAST, 2nd, married, 1 Aug 1918 in Pike County, Indiana; and second wife of Charles Bertis "Bert" WELLMAN, 3rd.

Daughter of Jacob & Caroline "Carrie" (JOHNSON) SMITH.

6103

550

S-33

Wellman

Charles Bertis  "Bert"

4 Dec 1884

19 Aug 1968

Husband of Norma (STOLTZ) WELLMAN, 1st, married, 24 Apr 1906 in Vanderburgh County, Indiana; and second husband of Adah C "Gladys" (SMITH) YEAST WELLMAN, 2nd.  

Son of Samuel B & Lora (HOAR) WELLMAN.

"Cremains"

6103

550

S-33

Wellman

John R

1826

Nov 1910

Husband of Martha Jane (CHAMBERLAIN) WELLMAN. 

Married 9 Nov 1848 in Crawford County, Indiana. 

Buried:  19 Nov 1910.

6102

550

S-33

Wellman

Martha Jane

1830

7 Dec 1905

nee CHAMBERLAIN.  Wife of John R WELLMAN. 


Married 9 Nov 1848 in Crawford County, Indiana.

6101

550

S-33

Wellman

Ruth A

Mar 1860

1930

nee WALLACE.  Second wife of Samuel B WELLMAN. 

Married 3 Nov 1896. 

Daughter of John A & Martha A WALLACE. 

Buried:  12 Feb 1931?

6323

500

S-42

Wellman

Samuel B

Jan 1850

1933

Husband of Loar (HOAR), 1st, married 24 Apr 1879; and Ruth A (WALLACE) WELLMAN, 2nd, married 3 Nov 1896.. 


Son of John & M WELLMAN.

(Also spelled WELMAN on his first wife’s and children’s headstones.)

Buried:  29 Nov 1932?

6323

500

S-42

Wellman

Walter W

19 Mar 1900

13 Dec 1900

Son of Samuel B & Ruth A (WALLACE) WELLMAN.

6325

500

S-42

Welman

Anna Elizabeth

6 May 1889

21 Apr 1964

nee BRIDENHAGER.  Wife of Charles WELMAN. 


Daughter of Charles & Mary (NIEDERHAUSE) BRIDENHAGER.

“Mother”

4537

122

N-32

Welman

Charles

15 Jan 1877

4 Jul 1956

Husband of Adella Agnes (DAY) WELMAN, 1st, married 3 Aug 1898. and Anna E WELMAN,2nd.


Son of Charles Richard & Naomi (WARD) WELMAN.

“Father”

4537

122

N-32

Welman

Charles Richard

30 Jan 1842

8 May 1903

First husband of Naomi (WARD) WELMAN McCAY. 

Married 20 Sep 1871. 

Son of Samuel & Mary "Polly" (PETER) WELMAN.

4519

273

N-31

Welman

Floral O

19 May 1898

9 Nov 1906

Daughter of Charles & Adella Agnes (DAY) WELMAN.

4535

122

N-32

Welman

John S

10 Feb 1875

5 Apr 1891

Son of Charles Richard & Naomi (WARD) WELMAN. 

4517

273

N-31

Welman

Lora D

10 Sep 1858

5 Oct 1893

nee HOAR.  First wife of Samuel B WELMAN. 

Married 24 Apr 1879. 

Daughter of William & Sarah M (RADCLIFF) HOAR.

6328

424

S-42

Welman

Minnie E

--

19 Jul 1880

Infant daughter of Samuel B & Lora (HOAR) WELMAN.

6329

424

S-42

Welman

Naomi

5 Nov 1848

26 Jan 1929

nee WARD.  Wife of Charles Richard WELMAN, 1st, married 20 Sep 1871; and James McCAY, 2nd, married  29 Dec 1906.

Baughter of Daniel & Phoebe (PEACOCK) WARD.

4518

273

N-31

Welman

Verlia Mary

24 Jun 1918

22 Feb 1985

Daughter of Charles & Anna Elizabeth (BRIDENHAGER) WELMAN.

“Beloved Aunt”

4536

122

N-32

Welman

John William "Willie"

Aug 1882

5 May 1901

Son of Samuel B & Lora (HOAR) WELMAN.

(Stone is now illegilble.)

6330

424

S-42

Welt

Carlos J

31 Dec 1917

31 Jan 1990

Husband of Gladys P (BEARD) WELT. 

Married 23 Nov 1940.

Son of Louis F & Ella Louise (KRUSE) WELT.

Sgt., US Army, WW II.

3914

3915

1169

N-3

Welt

Ella Louise

1 Nov 1894

8 Mar 1951

nee KRUSE.  Wife of Louis Fredrick "Fred" WELT. 

Married 29 Nov 1916. 

Daughter of John & Elizabeth C (KLUSMEIER) KRUSE.

3947

1168

N-4

Welt

Gladys P

26 Sep 1920

24 Jun 1988

nee BEARD.  Wife of Carlos J WELT. 

Married 23 Nov 1940. 

Daughter of Henry W & Laura (ADKINS) BEARD.

3914

1169

N-3

Welt

Louis Frederick "Fred"

27 Oct 1894

1 Aug 1980

Husband of Ella Louise (KRUSE) WELT. 

Married 29 Nov 1916. 

Son of Frederick "Fred" & Anna (MEYER) WILT.

3947

1168

N-4

Wesmolan

Vicki C

6 Aug  1951

22 Aug 1964

Daughter of Rance & Nina Lee (LOCKERBY) WESMOLAN, Jr.

7328

1260

SA-43

West

Agnes E

1875

Sep 1937

nee BLESSING.  Wife of Samuel H WEST. 


Married 21 Oct 1897. 

Daughter of John & Letta BLESSING. 

Buried:  16 Sep 1937.

6641

361

S-55

West

Artmer A

26 May1903

28 Sep 1973

First husband of Rosa Cletis (LAPSLEY) WEST FREEMAN. 


Son of Ebbert B & Ovie A (CARPENTER) WEST.

7591

1367

SA-61

West

Bertha A

1 Nov 1877

6 Feb 1881

Daughter of Willliam L & Lissettie D (SPECK) WEST.

(Stone is now mostly illegible.)

6638

361

S-55

West

Bruce B

1920

May 1960

First husband of Eleanor B (BROWN) WEST GARRETT.  


Son of Harley R & Alta (SUTTON) WEST.


Buried:  17 May 1960.

5723

1047

S-18

West

Catherine

1823

Dec 1910

nee SIDLE.  Wife of Samuel H WEST. 


Married 3 Jun 1846.

“Mother”  Buried:  1 Jan 1911.

6772

6774

448

S-59

West - Garrett

Eleanor B

2 Sep 1921

21 Jul 2010

nee BROWN.  Wife of Bruce WEST, 1st; and Marion GARRETT, 2nd. 

Daughter of Albert & Elizabeth BROWN.

(Click here to view obituary.)

5723

1047

S-18

West

Freddie

--

30 Aug 1887

Son of William L & Lissettie D (SPECK) WEST.

6639

361

S-55

West

Gussie

16 Dec 1891

9 Apr 1894

Daughter of Samuel H & Martha C (COOPER) WEST.

6686

362

S-56

West

Henry C

30 Apr 1825

29 May 1874

Husband of Phoeba E “Phebe” (GENUNG) WEST. 

Married 14 Aug 1850.   

Son of Alfred & Lydia WEST.

Civil War.  2nd Lt., Co. I, 25th Reg. Ind. Vols.  (Enlisted as Sergeant at Evansville, Indiana on 19 Aug 1861.  Promoted to 2nd Lieutenant on 1 Jun 1862.  Resigned and mustered out on 14 Feb 1863.)

4808

286

44

West

John A

16 Dec 1891

9 Apr 1894

Son of Samuel H & Martha C (COOPER) WEST.

6682

6681

S

S-56

West

Mabel

30 Aug 1890

30 Sep 1890

Daughter of Samuel H & Martha C (COOPER) WEST.

6683

6687

6681

S

S-56

West

Martha C

30 May 1864

12 Mar 1896

nee COOPER.  Wife of Samuel H WEST. 

Married 20 Sep 1886. 

Daughter of William & Mary A COOPER.

“Mother”

6684

6685

6681

362

S-56

West

Mary G L "Fanny"

30 Mar 1855

17 Jan 1859

Daughter of Henry C & Phoeba E “Phebe” (GENUNG) WEST.

"Reinterred from Newburgh" on 30 Oct 1869.

4809

286

N-44

West

Ogle E “Jack”

1 Feb 1905

10 Aug 1963

Husband of Zeda Ellen (ELLIOTT) WEST. 

Son of James M & Rachel M WEST.

Indiana, Pvt., Trp. A 2nd Cav. Tng. Sq., WW II.

6980

1293

SA-10

West

Phoeba E “Phebe”

23 Nov 1829

13 Nov 1906

nee GENUNG.  Wife of Capt. Henry C WEST. 

Married 14 Aug 1850. 

Daughter of Elam & Elizabeth (TUCKER) GENUNG.

4814

286

N-44

West - Freeman

Rosa Cletis

2 Aug 1914

9 Jul 2004

Husband of Artmer A WEST, 1st; and Allen FREEMAN, 2nd. 

Daughter of Robert & Della (LAPSLEY) CASKEY.

7591

1367

SA-61

West

Samuel H

1820

Jun 1898

Husband of Catherine (SIDLE) WEST. 

Married 3 Jun 1846.

“Father” 

Buried:  16 Jun 1898.

6772

6773

448

S-59

West

Samuel H, Jr.

1861

Dec 1924

Husband of Agnes E (BLESSING) WEST. 

Married 21 Oct 1897. 

Son of Samuel & Catherine (SIDLE) WEST, Sr. 

Buried:  5 Dec 1924.

6640

361

S-55

West

Willie M

10 May 1867

9 Mar 1869

Son of Henry C & Phoeba E “Phebe” (GENUNG) WEST.

"Reinterred from Smith Farm" on 1 Oct 1869.

4810

286

N-44

West

Zeda Ellen

30 Aug 1909

4 Feb 1995

nee ELLIOTT.  Wife of Ogle E “Jack” WEST. 

Daughter of James I & Fanny E (FOWLER) ELLIOTT.

6980

1293

SA-10

Westerman

Carl B

22 Nov 1900

3 May 1991

Husband of Clara Ethel (GROVES) WESTERMAN.   


Son of Theodore J & Myrtle L WESTERMAN.

WW I.

6439

582

S-48

Westerman

Carl B, Jr.

25 Jun 1930

24 Jan 1985

Husband of Donna (HALL) WESTERMAN.


Son of Carl B & Clara Ethel (GROVES) WESTERMAN.

Cpl., US Army, Korea.

6438

582

S-48

Westerman

Clara Ethel

26 Mar 1908

27 Jul 1992

nee GROVES.  Wife of Carl B WESTERMAN. 


Daughter of Francis Marion & Martha J (WILSON) GROVES.

6439

582

S-48

Westfall

Clara Edith

Aug 1895

21 May 1967

nee McCULLOUGH.  Wife of Omer Elza WESTFALL. 

Married 25 Apr 1914. 

Daughter of George & Malinda R "May" (BARNETT) McCULLOUGH.

6870

1093

S-63

Westfall

Omer Elza

30 Jun 1892

17 Sep 1961

Husband of Clara Edith (McCULLOUGH) WESTFALL. 

Married 25 Apr 1914.  

Son of William & Lalissa (COMBS) WESTFALL.

6870

1093

S-63

Westfall

William Charles

3 Feb 1915

14 Jun 1969

First husband of Wilma A (COX) WESTFALL JONES. 


Son of Omar Elza &
Clara Edith (McCULLOUGH) WESTFALL. 

4662

253

N-38

Westfall - Jones

Wilma A

9 Feb 1917

25 Jul 1973

nee COX.  Wife of William Charles WESTFALL, 1st; and Virgil S JONES, 2nd. 


Daughter of Jesse Raymond & Minnie E COX.

4662

253

N-38

Wheeler

Alice

2 Sep 1901

2 Oct 1989

nee WELTON.  Second wife of Henry WHEELER. 


Daughter of Mance & Maude (DYER) WELTON.

On same stone as mother-in-law, Emma A (WIEDING) WHEELER in Row 12.

5575

826

S-11

Wheeler

Andrew G

1862

Jul 1925

Husband of Emma A (WIEDING) WHEELER. 

Married 29 Sep 1897. 

Son of Andrew & Ann (SIMMONS) WHEELER.

Buried:  27 Jul 1925.

4188

4187

756

N-16

Wheeler

Bertha

1888

19__

Daughter of Samuel T & Emma (HILL) WHEELER.

On same stone as her sister, Tropha W (WHEELER) COON in Row 11.

5601

5597

825

S-12

Wheeler

Emma

5 Nov 1870

11 Jan 1947

nee HILL.  Wife of Samuel T WHEELER. 


Married 25 Dec 1887 in Warrick County, Indiana. 


Daughter of William R & Marila (BELL) HILL.

“Mother”

On same stone as daughter-in-law, Alice WHEELER in Row 11.

5600

5597

825

S-12

Wheeler

Emma A

20 Feb 1874

3 Jan 1949

nee WIEDING.  Wife of Andrew G WHEELER. 

Married 29 Sep 1897. 

Daughter of Thomas & Sarah (ADKINS) WIEDING.

4189

756

N-16

Wheeler

Floyd

1903

1930

First husband of Caroline J “Carrie” WHEELER BUSING

“Father”

5871

407

S-25

Wheeler

George F

1859

1923

Husband of Verna Ellen (CLARK) WHEELER. 

Married 4 Sep 1904. 

Son of Andrew & Ann (SIMMONS) WHEELER.

“Father”

6464

382

S-49

Wheeler

Henry

1890

May 1949

Husband of Nellie (CLARK) WHEELER, 1st, married, 23 Jun 1912; and Alice (WELTON) WHEELER, 2nd.


Son of Samuel T & Emma (HILL) WHEELER.


On same stone as parents, Samuel T & Emma (HILL) WHEELER in Row 12.

5576

826

S-11

Wheeler

James A

13 Jan 1915

7 Oct 1989

Husband of Mary Louise "Lou" (DeLONG) WHEELER.

Married 1 Sep 1934.

Son of Theodore "Bud" & Mary C (COX) WHEELER.

4150

1158

N-14

Wheeler

Larry Don

20 Jul 1939

7 May 1967

Son of James A & Mary Louisa "Lou" (DeLONG) WHEELER.

“Father of Dana K & James L”

Indiana, Pvt., US Marine Corps.

4151

4152

1158

N-14

Wheeler

Mary Ellen "Maude"

Dec 1876

Jan 1932

nee WHEELER.  Wife of David Johnson PHILLIPS. 


Married: 8 Jan 1896.


Daughter of Charles W & Mary Ann (CARNES) WHEELER. 


Buried:  24 Jan 1932.

5896

557

S-26

Wheeler

Mary Louise "Lou"

15 Mar 1915

25 Mar 1990

nee DeLONG.  Wife of James A WHEELER. 

Married 1 Sep 1934.

4150

1158

N-14

Wheeler

R Joyce

26 Jan 1928

--

Daughter of Floyd WHEELER & Caroline J “Carrie” WHEELER BUSING.

5869

407

S-25

Wheeler

Samuel T

19 Jun 1867

9 Dec 1949

Husband of Emma (HILL) WHEELER.

Married 25 Dec 1887 in Warrick County, Indiana. 

Son of Monterville & Catherine (WILLIAMS) WHEELER.

“Father”

On same stone as their son, Henry WHEELER in Row 11.

5598

5597

825

S-12

Wheeler

Verna Ellen

25 May 1884

1 May 1970

nee CLARK.  Wife of George F WHEELER. 

Married 4 Sep 1904. 

Daughter of Henry L & Martha Louisa (DOUGAN) CLARK.

“Mother”

6464

382

S-49


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.