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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   24 Jul 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

White

?

--

Mar 1922

Child of Oscar & Anna (OHNING) WHITE.

Buried:  7 Mar 1922.

No headstone found or identified.

45

N-31

White

?

--

Oct 1924

Child of Oscar & Anna (OHNING) WHITE.

Buried:  21 Oct 1924.

No headstone found or identified.

45

N-31

White

Anna

3 Oct 1884

17 Jan 1952

nee OHNING.  Wife of Oscar WHITE. 

Married 9 Jan 1905. 

Daughter of Fredrick "Fred" & Hannah (KNEECAMP) OHNING.

4542

1140

N-32

White

Arthur O

26 Mar 1922

17 Nov 1988

Husband of Betty J (GODWIN) WHITE. 

Son of Oscar & Anna (OHNING) WHITE.

Pfc., US Army, WW II.

0093

1369

SA-63

White

Betty Jane

15 Sep 1923

19 Feb 2015

nee GODWIN.  Wife of Arthur O WHITE.

Daughter of Charles E & Irene GODWIN. 

(Click here to view obituary.)

0093

1369

SA-63

White

Eugenia H

10 Aug 1909

27 Apr 1997

nee HOLLIS.  Wife of Harry A WHITE.


Daughter of Francis Allen "Frank" & Mary Effie (MARTIN) HOLLIS.

7509

?

SA-55

White

Harry A

25 Apr 1908

26 Apr 1982

Husband of Eugeia H (HOLLIS) WHITE.

7509

?

SA-55

White

Infant

--

Oct 1909

Infant of Oscar & Anna (OHNING) WHITE.

Buried:  5 Oct 1909.

No headstone found or identified.

45

N-31

White

Infant

--

Sep 1913

Infant of Oscar & Anna (OHNING) WHITE.

Buried:  4 Sep 1913.

No headstone found or identified.

45

N-31

White

Lorene F

19 Feb 1905

10 Feb 1962

Daughter of Oscar & Anna (OHNING) WHITE.

4595

1137

N-35

White

Oscar

31 Jan 1882

16 May 1955

Husband of Anna (OHNING) WHITE. 

Married 9 Jan 1905. 

Son of David R WHITE & Viena "Vinnie" (GREEN) WHITE SKELTON.

4542

1140

N-32

Whitehead

Louisa Marie Lockwood

14 Apr 1868

Jan 1951

nee LOCKWOOD.  First wife of William Davidson WHITEHEAD.

Married 20 Jul 1892. 

Daughter of James Tucker & Juliet (ADAMS) LOCKWOOD. 

Buried:  24 Jun 1951.  Note:  "Cremains." 

(Click here to view obituary.)

6783

524

S-59

Whitehouse

Donnabel

15 Dec 1941

7 Aug 2014

nee JONES.  Wife of Phillip Michael STEVENS, 1st; and  Rex Steven WHITEHOUSE, 2nd.

Daughter of Carson JONES & Martha Bell (YEAST) JONES CONNER. 

(Click here to view obituary.)  

0100

?

SA-53

Whitehouse

Rex Steven

28 Nov 1948

10 Sep 2012

Second husband of Donnabell (JONES) STEVENS WHITEHOUSE. 

Son of Wilbur "Bib" & Edith J WHITEHOUSE. 

S2, US Navy, Vietnam.


(Click here to view obituary.)

0100

4428

?

SA-53

Whitlock

Thelma Rose

12 May 1927

16 Nov 1997

nee BUTLER.  Wife of William “Bill” WHITLOCK. 


Daughter of William & Opal (McDADE) BUTLER.

6484

584

S-50

Whitlock

William “Bill”

11 Nov 1917

1 Sep 1969

Husband of Thelma Rose (BUTLER) WHITLOCK. 


Son of Charles Edward & Melvina (SMITH) WHITLOCK.

6484

584

S-50

Whitsell

Essel J

27 Apr 1917

23 May 1995

Second husband of Mildred L (FLORO) MILLS WHITSELL. 


Son of James T & Augusta WHITSELL.

7400

?

SA-48

Whitsell

Mildred Louise

22 May 1918

13 Mar 1991

nee FLORO.  Wife of Thomas I MILLS, 1st; and Essel J WHITSELL, 2nd.

Daughter of William F & Carrie E (CROCKETT) FLORO.

7400

?

SA-48

Whittaker

?

--

Aug 1902

Grandchild of Sam WILLIAMS.

Buried:  13 Aug 1902

No headstone found or identified.

373

S-58

Whittaker

Ethel

24 Oct 1894

24 Oct 1909

Daughter of Zachariah “Zack” & Martha E (LAWS) WHITTAKER. 


Note:  Apparently the surname was carved incorrectly.

6154

494

S-36

Whittaker

Lloyd

--

Jan 1923

Buried:  4 Jan 1923.

No headstone found or identified.

68

N-54

Whittaker

Martha E

1850

Mar 1919

nee LAWS.  Wife of Zachariah “Zack” WHITTAKER. 

Married 25 Feb 1866 in Edwards County, Illinois. 

Buried:  6 Mar 1919

6155

494

S-36

Whittaker

Ross

6 Apr 1885

31 Jan 1906

Son of Zachariah “Zack” & Martha E (LAWS) WHITTAKER.

6153

494

S-36

Whittaker

Zachariah
“Zack”

1850

Feb 1929

Husband of Martha E (LAWS) WHITTAKER. 

Married 25 Feb 1866 in Edwards County, Illinois. 

Buried:  18 Feb 1929.

6155

494

S-36

Wieding

Charles

25 May 1841

29 Jun 1909

“Uncle”

4711

4713

251

N-40

Wieding

Charles H

2 Jan 1874

8 Aug 1874

Son of Thomas & Sarah E (ATKINS) WIEDING

4710

251

N-40

Wieding

David Clayton

11 Jul 1879

Jan 1936

Husband of Luella “Lula” Mae (GOODSON) WIEDING. 

Married 19 Jun 1913.

Son of Thomas & Sarah E (ATKINS) WIEDING

Buried: 25 Jan 1936.

4926

62

N-48

Wieding

Hattie J

19 Dec 1889

13 Dec 1946

nee KING.  Wife of Homer Thomas WIEDING. 

Married 22 Dec 1910. 

Daughter of Monroe D & Julia A (INGRAM) KING.

4165

755

N-15

Wieding

Homer Thomas

3 Feb 1888

15 Dec 1957

Husband of Hattie J (KING) WIEDING. 

Married 22 Dec 1910. 

Son of Thomas & Sarah E (ATKINS) WIEDING.

4166

755

N-15

Wieding

Jack

9 Aug 1923

23 Feb 2010

Son of Homer Thomas & Hattie J (KING) WIEDING.

(Click here to view obituary.)

2499

755

N-15

Wieding

John F

21 Sep 1871

7 Jun 1872

Son of Thomas & Sarah E (ATKINS) WIEDING.

4712

251

N-40

Wieding

Sarah E

22 Nov 1850

15 May 1926

nee ATKINS.  Second wife of Thomas WIEDING. 

Married:  11 Feb 1869 in Lawrence County, Illinois.

“Mother”

4710

4716

251

N-40

Wieding

Thomas

26 Oct 1826

18 Sep 1910

Husband Frances (ERMANN) WIEDING, 1st, married 8 Sep 1855; and Sarah E (ATKINS) WIEDING, 2nd, married 11 Feb 1869 in Lawrence County, Illinois.

“Father"

Co. B, 58th Ind. Vol.

“19 Mo. & 8 Da in Confederate Prison”

4710

4714

4715

251

N-40

Wilburn

Marcia Ruth

23 Sep 1923

29 Dec 1987

nee MONTGOMERY. 

Daughter of Roy & Gladys F (REED) MONTGOMERY.

4197

1156

N-16

Wild

Margaret

9 Aug 1804

20 Mar 1882

Wife of ? BLESSING, 1st; and ? WILD, 2nd.

4747

283

N-41

Wiley

Barton Lewis

21 Dec 1889

14 Mar 1974

Husband of Rose M (FRENCH) WILEY. 

Son of John Melvin & Alice (McAHRON) WILEY.

Indiana, 1st Lt., Air Service, WW I.

(Note:  One marker states year of birth as “1888” and the other “1889”.  HIs WW I, Draft Registration Card, reports 1889.)

6858

6860

1096

S-63

Wiley

Rose M

27 Dec 1884

3 Apr 1971

nee FRENCH.  Wife of Barton Lewis WILEY. 

Daughter of Dr. William W & Caroline (BIEL) FRENCH.

6858

1096

S-63

Wilhite

Amzetta Clyde

1881

1971

nee ENGLISH.  Wife of Oscar C WILHITE. 

Married 17 Dec 1899. 

Daughter of William & Josephine E ENGLISH.

(Note:  Given name on marriage record is given as “Jetta Clyde.”

4164

742

N-15

Wilhite

Annie C

23 Apr 1916

7 Jan 1976

nee HOLTZCLAW.  Wife of Juel Clint WILHITE. 


Daughter of William Frye "Willie" & Nancy Frances "Nannie" (FOLEY) HOLZCLAW.

4632

1136

N-36

Wilhite

Avanell

5 Dec 1922

14 Dec 1922

Infant of Ernest "Ernie" & Ethel G (CARNAHAN) WILHITE. 

6306

423

S-41

Wilhite

Bertis

19 Apr 1902

8 Feb 1985

Second husband of Dessie A (BLACKITOR) NANCE WILHITE.

Son of John H & Ollie (BLACKARD) WILHITE.

3957

904

N-5

Wilhite

Burnell Cornelius

1906

Jun 1966

Husband of  Katherine WILHITE, 1st; and Louise (McCLELLAN) WILHITE, 2nd. 

Son of Oscar & Amzetta Clyde (ENGLISH) WILHITE.

“Husband  Father” 

Buried:  11 Jun 1966.

4159

726

N-15

Wilhite

Charles C

6 Jul 1947

21 Oct 2008

Son of Juel Clint & Annie (HOLTZCLAW) WILHITE.

SP5, US Army, Vietnam. 


(Click here to view obituary.)

7366

?

SA-45

Wilhite

Darwin

4 Jun 1904

3 Sep 1983

Husband of Olive WILHITE. 

Son of Leroy & Minerva B (ZENGLER) WILHITE.

5170

72

N-58

Wilhite

Dessie A

22 Sep 1904

7 Jan 1978

nee BLACKITOR.  Wife of Norman Hunter NANCE, 1st, married 12 Jan 1921 in Pike County, Indiana; and Bertis WILHITE, 2nd. 


Daughter of Charles "Charlie" & May (AMOS) BLACKITOR.

3957

904

N-5

Wilhite

Dollie Jane

30 Aug 1874

2 Nov 1950

nee GOODSON.  Wife of Joseph Williams PHILLIPS, 1st, married 9 May 1894; and Simon WILHITE, 2nd, married 2 Oct 1901. 

Daughter of Ervin & Nancy (VanHOOSER) GOODSON. 

Buried:  4 Nov 1950.

4178

773

N-16

Wilhite

Eliza  

abt 1838

19 Jan 1901

nee PIERCE.  Wife of Gordon WILHITE. 

Married:  18 Apr 1859. 

Daughter of James & Juliana (SIDLE) PIERCE. 

Note:  Her year of birth was variously reported (1833 - 1840).

No headstone found or identified.

423

S-41

Wilhite

Ernie

May 1899

Apr 1960

Husband of Ethel G (CARNAHAN) WILHITE. 

Married 28 Apr 1917. 

Son of Leroy & Minerva B (ZENGLER) WILHITE.
“Father” 

Buried:  23 Apr 1960.

7136

1276

SA-27

Wilhite

Ethel G

1 Jul 1899

6 Aug 1978

nee CARNAHAN.  Wife of Ernie WILHITE. 

Married 28 Apr 1917. 

Daughter of John F & Lucy (RIGLEY) CARNAHAN.

“Mother”

7136

1276

SA-27

Wilhite

Franklin "Frank"

abt 1864

Aug 1931

Second husband of Nancy Bell (CORN) CLARK WILHITE. 

Married 18 Oct 1886. 

Son of Franklin "Frank" & Emeline (BLACKARD) WILHITE.

Buried:  13 Aug 1931.

No headstone found or identified.

369

S-62

Wilhite

Franklin, Sr.
"Frank"

abt 1819

20 Mar 1893

Husband of ? WILHITE, 1st; Elizabeth Jane (BLACKARD) WILHITE, 2nd, married 1 Mar 1855 ; Emeline (BLACKARD) WILHITE, 3rd, married 10 Jul 1863; and third husband of Margaret (RUMBLE) NOLAND NOLAND WILHITE, married 23 Apr 1867.

Son of Joseph & Mary "Polly" (SPILLMAN) WILHITE.

Pvt., Co. F, 10th Reg. Indiana Cavalry. 
Enlisted on 8 Jan 1864.  Mustered out on 31 Aug 1865 at Vicksburg, Mississippi.


4441

263

N-28

Wilhite

Garland S

15 Aug 1908

16 Aug 1985

Husband of Mabel C (CLARK) WILHITE. 


Son of Oscar C & Amzetta Clyde (ENGLISH) WILHITE.

4140

754

N-14

Wilhite

Helen Florence

5 Oct 1915

1 Jul 1993

nee STEPHENS.  Wife of Hubert ELLIS, 1st; and Roy C WILHITE, 2nd. 


Daughter of Charles A & Effie P (BISHOP) STEVENS.

4033

856

N-8

Wilhite

Ida Bell

20 Oct 1939

25 Sep 1953

Daughter of Juel Clint Annie C (HOLTZCLAW) WILHITE. WILHITE.

4631

1136

N-36

Wilhite

Ida Belle

20 Mar 1867

8 Nov 1928

nee SMITH.  Wife of Allen Joshua HATCHER, 1st, married 5 Jul 1888; and second wife of James Franklin "Frank" WILHITE, married 22 Sep 1903. 

Daughter of Henry & Martha (MONTGOMERY) SMITH.

6179

419

S-37

Wilhite

Infant

--

?

Infant.  No other information found.

No headstone found or identified.

398

S-33

Wilhite

Infant

--

1880

Infant of Gordon & Eliza (PIERCE) WILHITE..

No headstone found or identified.

423

S-41

Wilhite

Infant

--

May 1956

Stillborn infant grandchild of Oscar & Amzett Clyde WILHITE.

Buried:  12 May 1956..

No headstone found or identified.

423

S-41

Wilhite

James A

24 Nov 1880

11 Dec 1959

Husband of  Malinda Bell (TRACER) WILHITE, 1st, married, 21 Aug 1907 and Lucy B WILHITE, 2nd. 

Son of John Franklin & Elizabeth (DAVAULT) WILHITE.

Indiana,Cpl., Co. M, 2nd Regt. Inf. Ind. NG., WW I

5034

143

N-53

Wilhite

James Franklin "Frank"

27 Feb 1856

1 Jun 1930

Husband of Mary J (WOODS) WILHITE, 1st; married 15 Oct 1879; and second husband of Ida Belle (SMITH) HATCHER WILHITE, married 22 Sep 1903. 

Son of J & Mary (THOMPSON) WILHITE.

(Birth date on both “old” and “new” stones.)

6179

6181

6186

419

S-37

Wilhite

Jesse

27 Feb 1883

18 Jul 1884

Son of James Franklin "Frank" & Mary J (WOODS) WILHITE.

6188

419

S-37

Wilhite

John Franklin

abt 1843

May 1927

Husband of Elizabeth (DAVAULT) WILHITE. 

Married:  21 Dec 1871. 

Son of William & Catharine (BROYLES) WILHITE.


Buried:  22 May 1927.

No headstone found or identified.

145

N-55

Wilhite

John H

1878

Sep 1942

Husband of Ollie S (BLACKARD) WILHITE. 

Married 27 Jul 1898.

Son of Franklin "Frank" & Margaret (RUMBLE) NOLAND NOLAND WILHITE, Sr. 

Buried:  2 Sep 1942.

3958

904

N-5

Wilhite

John L

1 Jun 1918

15 Oct 1985

Husband of June R (SMITH) WILHITE. 

Married 28 Jun 1947. 

Son of Ernie & Ethel G (CARNAHAN) WILHITE.

Sgt., US Army, WW II.

7137

7138

1276

SA-27

Wilhite

Juel Clint

1 Jan 1906

21 Apr 1996

Husband of Annie C (HOLTZCLAW) WILHITE. 


Son of James Franklin "Frank" & Ida Belle (SMITH) HATCHER WILHITE.

4632

1136

N-36

Wilhite

June Roberta

29 Jan 1922

17 Mar 1989

nee SMITH.  Wife of John L WILHITE. 

Married 28 Jun 1947. 

Daughter of Roy & Hazel (McINTYRE) SMITH.

7137

1276

SA-27

Wilhite

Katherine Anna

1903

Dec 1943

First wife of Burnell Cornelius WILHITE.


Buried:  23 Dec 1943.

4160

726

N-15

Wilhite

Leroy

5 May 1871

1 Nov 1950

Husband of Minerva B (ZENGLER) WILHITE. 

Married 22 May 1898.

Son of Gordon & Eliza (PIERCE) WILHITE.

“Father”

5169

72

N-58

Wilhite

Louise

15 Oct 1925

11 Oct 2007

nee McCLELLAN. Second wife of Burnell Cornelius WILHITE. 


Daughter of Babel & Mildred (WILLIAMS) McCLELLAN.

“Loving mother of:  Paul, Dwight, Teresa, Tony, Tina & Bobby”

4157

4158

726

N-15

Wilhite

Lucy B

1882

Sep 1939

Second wife of James A WILHITE. 

Buried:  19 Sep 1939.

5033

143

N-53

Wilhite

Mabel C

20 Jul 1908

6 Jul 1979

nee CLARK.  Wife of Garland S WILHITE. 


Daughter of David A & Katie C (STRAIN) CLARK.

4140

754

N-14

Wilhite

Malinda Bell

Jul 1890

May 1916

nee TRACER.  First wife of James A WILHITE. 

Married:  21 Aug 1907.

Daughter of Daniel & Cordelia TRACER.

Buried:  5 May 1916

No headstone found or identified.

145

N-53

Wilhite

Margaret

abt 1838

Mar 1897

nee RUMBLE.  Wife of William K NOLAN, 1st, married 27 Dec 1855 in Pike County, Indiana; George NOLAN, 2nd, married 26 Sep 1861 in Pike County, Indiana; and fourth wife of Franklin "Frank" WILHITE, Sr. 3rd, married 23 Apr 1867.

Daughter of Alexander & Cynthia Lucinda "Ann" (LOVELESS) RUMBLE. 

Buried:  2 Mar 1897.

No headstone found or identified.
 

263

N-28

Wilhite

Mary Jane

29 Jun 1860

21 Apr 1897

nee WOODS.  First wife of James Franklin "Frank" WILHITE. 

Married:  15 Oct 1879. 

Daughter of William G & Susan Ellen (DAVIS) WOODS.

6184

6185

419

S-37

Wilhite

Minerva B

23 Aug 1877

23 Nov 1954

nee ZENGLER.  Wife of Leroy WILHITE.

Married 22 May 1898. 

Daughter of Charles & Hulda "Huldy" (O'LEARY) ZENGLER.

“Mother”

5169

72

N-58

Wilhite

Nancy Bell

abt 1856

Sep 1930

nee CORN.  Wife of Benjamin F CLARK, 1st, married 11 Jan 1875 in Pike County, Indiana; and Franklin "Frank" WILHITE, 2nd, married 18 Oct 1886. 

Daughter of James CORN & Susan (BRUISTER) SHAW CORN.

Buried:  1 Oct 1930

No headstone found or identified.

369

S-62

Wilhite

Nellie M

1897

1 Oct 1992

Wife of Ralph WILHITE.

3980

903

N-6

Wilhite

Olive

16 Feb 1907

12 Dec 1961

Wife of Darwin WILHITE.

5170

72

N-58

Wilhite

Ollie S

1882

1950

nee BLACKARD.  Wife of John H WILHITE. 

Married:  27 Jul 1898.

Daughter of Robert & Amanda J (WILHITE) BLACKARD.

3958

904

N-5

Wilhite

Oscar C

1878

1933

Husband of Clyde A (ENGLISH) WILHITE. 

Married 17 Dec 1899. 

Son of Joseph E & Phoeba (McINTIRE) WILHITE.

4164

742

N-15

Wilhite

Paul Oscar

10 Sep 1944

11 Sep 1944

Son of Burnell Cornelius & Louise (McCLELLAN) WILHITE

4156

726

N-15

Wilhite

Ralph "Bear"

6 Aug 1899

25 Jun 1978

Husband of Ollie (SMITH) WILHITE, 1st, married 20 Jun 1918; and Nellie M WILHITE, 2nd.

Son of John H & Ollie (BLACKARD) WILHITE.

3980

903

N-6

Wilhite

Ralph Arthur

28 Apr 1919

6 Aug 1919

Son of Ralph & Ollie (SMITH) WILHITE.

3981

903

N-6

Wilhite

Richard "Dick"

abt 1850

Mar 1939

Son of William & Catherine (BROYLES) WILHITE.


Buried:  14 Mar 1939.

No headstone found or identified.

216

N-50

Wilhite

Roy C

15 May 1904

25 Oct 1977

Second husband of Helen S (STEPHENS) ELLIS WILHITE.

Son of John H & Ollie (BLACKARD) WILHITE.

4033

856

N-8

Wilhite

Sarah Belle

abt 1865

Jul 1921

nee GOODSON.  Wife of Joesph E WILHITE.

Married 5 Aug 1894.

Daughter of Ervin & Nancy (VanHOOSER) GOODSON.

Buried: 3 Jul 1921.

No headstone found or identified.

336

S-30

Wilhite

Simon

1880

Dec 1954

Second husband of Dollie Jane (GOODSEN) PHILLPS WILHITE. 

Married 2 Oct 1901. 

Son of Joseph E & Phoebe (McINTIRE) WILHITE. 

Buried:  22 Dec 1954.

4178

773

N-16

Wilhite

Thomas Franklin "Frank"

1877

Feb 1911

Son of Gordon & Eliza (PIERCE) WILHITE.

Buried:  5 Feb 1911.

6305

423

S-41

Wilhite

Wesley

30 Jun 1897

Jun 1957

Son of Franklin “Frank” & Nancy Bell (CORN) CLARKE WILHITE.

Buried:  11 Jun 1957.

No headstone found or identified.

369

S-62

Wilhite

Willford Clifford “Pete”

23 Jun 1904

26 Jun 1938

Son of James Franklin "Frank" & Ida Belle (HATCHER) WILHITE

4679

52

N-38

Wilhite

William H "Bill"

10 Aug 1886

4 Sep 1955

Husband of Lizzie (MOATS) WILHITE. 

Married 30 Nov 1914. 

Son of Franklin “Frank” & Nancy Bell (CORN) CLARKE WILHITE.

4091

369

S-62


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.