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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   03 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

Yabrody

Lois Violet

6 Dec 1918

20 May 2007

nee HARRIS.  Wife of Carl ROY, 1st; and ? YABRODY, 2nd. 

Daughter of Albert D & Elva (SAULMON)HARRIS. 

(Click here to view obituary.)

(See also ROY, Lois Violet)

7442

?

SA-50

Yager

Mary D

1879

24 Jan 1965

nee SMITH.  Wife of Parry B M YAGER.  

Married 7 Apr 1903. 

Daughter of Isom & Martha (TOWNSLEY) SMITH.

5393

994

S-3

Yager

Parry Brown M

1879

May 1951

Husband of Mary D (SMITH) YAGER. 

Married 7 Apr 1903. 

Son of George E &Martha Carrie (TOWNSLEY) YAGER. 

Buried:  9 Mar 1951.

5393

994

S-3

Yager

Thelma Mae

1915

31 Jan 1995

Daughter of Parry B M & Mary D (SMITH) YAGER.

5394

S

3

Jahn / Yahn /
Iahn

Christian

abt 1838

Feb 1893

Husband of Sophia JAHN.

Mustered in on 24 Aug 1861 at Indianapolis, Indiana, as Private.  Age: 23.

Mustered out on 7 Sep 1864 at Indianapolis, Indiana, as 1st Sgt., Co. K, 32nd Ind. Inf.

Buried:  1 Mar 1893. 

Note:  On the Roster of Co., K as "Jahn, Christian"

4485

196

N-30

Yahn / Jahn

Ferdinand "Johnnie"

11 Jun 1876

28 Aug 1895

Son of Christian & Sophia JAHN.

4486

196

N-30

Yancey

Daniel R

28 Mar 1955

29 Jun 2016

Husband of Debra (DOUGLAS) YANCEY. 

Son of James & Rose Ann (HELFURT) YANCY.

(Click here to view obituary.)

4172

?

SA-13

Yates

Chlotilde

1882

Nov 1937

nee SMITH.  Wife of Edward YATES. 

Married 7 or 19 Jun 1900. 

Daughter of James M & Elsie (GALLOHER) SMITH. 

Buried:  27 Nov 1937

6194

495

S-37

Yates

Edward "Ed"

1880

May 1904

Husband of Chlotilde (SMITH) YATES. 

Married 7 or 19 Jun 1900. 

Son of E & Elizabeth (KIRKPATRICK) YATES. 

Buried:  31 May 1904.

6194

495

S-37

Yeager

Alex Bert

13 Oct 1887

26 Jun 1961

Husband of Robbie (ALLSUP) YEAGER. 

Married 8 Sep 1917. 

Son of George E & Carrie (TOWNSLEY) YEAGER.

Indiana, Pfc., Supply Co. QMC, WW I.

5421

993

S-4

Yeager

Betty Jo

30 Oct 1926

31 Aug 2012

nee HARTLEY.  Wife of Elmer Kenneth YEAGER. 


Daughter of Arthur & Ethel HARTLEY. 

(Click here to view obituary.)

1092

?

SA-46

Yeager

Charlena Gayle

3 Jun 1945

21 Jan 1946

“Granddaughter” of Alex Bert & Robbie (ALLSUP) YEAGER.

5418

993

S-4

Yeager

Elijah

28 Mar 1816

12 Dec 1885

Husband of Drucilla (SMITH) YEAGER. 

Married:  10 Nov 1832 in Lincoln County, Kentucky. 

Alternate marriage date and place:  25 Mar 1836 Mercer County, Kentucky.

Son of Joshua & Mary (WAYLAND) YAGER / YEAGER.

Buried: 14 Dec 1885.  (from cemetery records.)

Note:  Date of death confirmed from Gibson County Certificate of Death.

No headstone found or identified.

211

N-45

Yeager

Elmer Kenneth

2 Feb 1924

29 Aug 1990

Husband of Betty Jo (HARTLEY) YEAGER. 

Son of Alex Bert & Robbie (ALLSUP) YEAGER.

Cpl., US Army, WW II.


1092

7380

?

SA-46

Yeager

Georgann

1863

Sep 1936

Third wife of Hiram L YEAGER.

Buried:  16 Sep 1936

4022

861

N-8

Yeager

George Ed

7 May 1856

18 May 1922

Husband of Martha Caroline "Carrie" (TOWNSLEY) YEAGER.

Married:  15 Jul 1874.

Son of Elijah & Drucilla (SMITH) YEAGER.

Buried: 10 May 1922  (from cemetery records.)

Note:  Birth, death and burial dates confirmed from Gibson County Certificate of Death.

No headstone found or identified.

211

N-45

Yeager

George Willis

4 May 1938

16 Sep 2004

Son of Alex B "Burt" & Robbie (ALSOP) YEAGER. 

(Click here to view obituary.)

5419

993

S-4

Yeager

Gladys M

1905

20 Oct 1906

Daughter of Miller P & Maude (NOLAN) YEAGER.

4734

131

N-41

Yeager

Hiram L

27 Apr 1847

23 Dec 1932

Husband of Nancy E (ROBINSON) YEAGER, 1st, married 29 Aug 1866;3rd husband of Nancy Ann "Mertie" (Hannah) ELLIOTT YEAGER, 2nd, married 16 Mar 1914 in Vigo County, Indiana

Son of Joseph & Pheobe Ann (PALMER) YEAGER.

Pvt., Co., B, 10th Reg. Indiana Cavalry, Civil War.


6554

6555

358

S-52

Yeager

John W

20 Aug 1844

19 Nov 1935

Husband of Nancy E (WALLIS) YEAGER. 

Married 7 Mar 1869. 

Son of Joseph & Pheoba YEAGER.

Pvt., Co. G, 63rd Reg. Indiana Vol. Infantry.


(Notes:  "President Lincoln's bodyguard.  Served as Assessor and Constable in Gibson County.")

5666

802

S-14

Yeager

Lillie Belle

1870

Jul 1923

Daughter of Joel & Martha (TRIBLE) YEAGER. 

Buried:  1 Aug 1923.

4620

126

N-36

Yeager

Loren B

19 Jul 1918

22 Apr 1966

Husband of Pauline (MONTGOMERY) YEAGER SHULER. 

Son of Alex B & Robbie YEAGER.

Indiana, Sgt., 135th Base Unit, AAF, WW II.

7384

1256

SA-47

Yeager

Martha

1834

13 Jan 1908

nee TRIBLE.  Wife of Joel YEAGER. 

Married:  14 Jun 1864.

4619

126

N-36

Yeager

Martha Caroline "Carrie"

abt 1856

14 Sep 1915

nee TOWNSLEY.  Wife of George Ed YEAGER.

Married:  15 Jul 1874.

Daughter of Newton & Catherine (WILSON) TOWNSLEY.

Buried: 16 Sep 1915.

No headstone found or identified.

211

N-45

Yeager

Miller P

1883

1924

First husband of Maude (NOLAN) YEAGER BRENNAN. 

Married:  24 Sep 1904. 

Son of George Ed & Martha Carrie (TOWNSLEY) YEAGER.

4732

131

N-41

Yeager

Minnie Rigg

9 Jul 1884

Sep 1947

nee RIGG.  Wife of William Otto YEAGER. 

Married  19 Apr 1908 in Vanderburgh County, Indiana.  Daughter of James S & Eliza (LANDGREBE) RIGG.

Buried:  9 Sep 1947.

4044

748

N-9

Yeager

Murel

?? ??? 1875

6 Oct 1875

Infant daughter of George Ed & Martha Carrie (TOWNSLEY) YEAGER.

4853

211

N-45

Yeager

Nancy Ann Elliott   "Mertie"

1847

May 1922

nee HANNAH.  Wife of John A J WOOD, 1st, married 4 Jul 1865; Reuben G “Ruby” ELLIOTT, 2nd married 7 Dec 1869; and Hiram L YEAGER, 3rd, married 16 Mar 1914 in Vigo County, Indiana 

Daughter of William & Martha HANNAH. 

Buried:  3 May 1922.

5899

557

S-26

Yeager

Nancy E "Nan"

1847

Nov 1925

nee WALLIS.  Wife of John W YEAGER.

Married 7 Mar 1869.  

Daughter of Samuel Dougan & Sarah (McNEELY) WALLIS.

Buried:  6 Nov 1925.

5665

802

S-14

Yeager

Nancy E

10 May 1845

21 Sep 1910

nee ROBINSON.  First wife of Hiram L YEAGER. 

Married 29 Aug 1866. 

Daughter of John & Mary "Polly" (WOODS) ROBINSON.

6554

358

S-52

Yeager

Nellie LeGrange

1914

1933

nee LeGRANGE. 

Daughter of William Roy & Lizzie (BLACKARD) LeGRANGE.

4266

617

N-20

Yeager

Oscar A

Feb 1870

Oct 1927

Husband of Nellie YEAGER.

Son of John W & Nancy E (WALLIS) YEAGER. 

Buried:  27 Oct 1927.

5663

802

S-14

Yeager

Phoebe

?

?


Daughter of Hiram L & Nancy E (ROBINSON) YEAGER.


No headstone found or identified.

358

S-52

Yeager

Robbie

4 Feb 1899

15 Feb 1964

nee ALLSUP.  Wife of Alex Bert YEAGER. 

Married 8 Sep 1917. 

Daughter of Will & Myrtle (PRITCHETT) ALLSUP.

5420

993

S-4

Yeager

Robert Joseph

12 Apr 1929

4 Oct 1978

Son of Edward & Mildred (DITTS) YEAGER.

Son:  Robert E 
Brother:  Kenneth

6878

1307

SA-1

Yeager

Roberta Anne “Bobbi”

5 Jul 1954

--

Daughter of Loren B & Pauline (MONTGOMERY) YEAGER.

7383

1256

SA-47

Yeager

Rozetta A

1872

Oct 1951

Daughter of Joel & Martha (TRIBLE) YEAGER. 

Buried:  29 Oct 1961.

4622

126

N-36

Yeager

Thomas

?

Feb 1873

Son of Hiram L & Nancy E (ROBINSON) YEAGER. 

Buried:  18 Feb 1873.

No headstone found or identified.

358

S-52

Yeager

William Otto

16 Jul 1885

14 Jun 1964

Husband of Minnie (RIGG) YEAGER. 

Married 19 Apr 1908 in Vanderburgh County, Indiana. 

Son of John W & Nancy E (WALLIS) YEAGER.

4044

748

N-9

Yeast

Adah

28 Jul 1890

19 Jan 1976

nee ASHBY.  Wife of James R YEAST. 

Married 18 May 1910. 

Daughter of Daniel & Mary (McCAIN) ASHBY.

5671

806

S-15

Yeast

Albia

30 May 1914

31 Mar 1999

Husband of Mary E (GODWIN) YEAST. 

Married 9 Jun 1937. 

Son of James R & Adah (ASHBY) YEAST.

7574

1366

SA-60

Yeast

Anna Lee

23 Jun 1893

16 Sep 1984

nee YEAST.  Wife of Elba YEAST.   

Daughter of Thomas Basil & Mary Jane (DENNIS) YEAST.

Buried:  18 Sep 1984

5787

696

S-21

Yeast

Charles William

22 Apr 1921

28 Jan 1979

Son of Elba & Anna Lee (YEAST) YEAST.

Pvt., US Army, WW II.

5788

696

S-21

Yeast

Edward T

9 Dec 1923

16 Feb 1945

Son of Elba & Anna L (YEAST) YEAST.

Pfc., Troop C, 23rd Cav. Rec. Sq. Mecz.

5789

696

S-21

Yeast

Elba

14 Apr 1878

Nov 1959

Husband of Anna Lee (YEAST) YEAST. 

Son of William H & Amanda Jane (GRAY) YEAST. 

Buried:  22 Nov 1959.

5787

696

S-21

Yeast

Infant

--

Apr 1920

Infant of Elba & Anna L (YEAST) YEAST. 

Buried:  17 Apr 1920.

No headstone found or identified.

696

S-21

Yeast

James R

7 Aug 1888

20 Mar 1988

Husband of Adah (ASHBY) YEAST. 

Married 18 May 1910.

Son of William H & Amanda Jane (GRAY) YEAST.

5671

806

S-15

Yeast

John

--

Sep 1925

Infant.

Buried:  7 Sep 1925.

No headstone found or identified.

149

N-59

Yeast

Mary E

5 Feb 1919

5 Jul 1998

nee GODWIN.  Wife of Albia YEAST.

Married 9 Jun 1937. 

Daughter of Charles E & Irene (ADKINSON) GODWIN.

7574

1366

SA-60

Yeast

Mildred O

1910

Oct 1925

Daughter of James R & Adah (ASHBY) YEAST.


Buried:  2 Nov 1925.

5671

5672

806

S-15

Yockey

Joseph Louis

27 Mar 1918

--

Husband of Leola A YOCKEY. 

Married 18 Feb 1945.

7167

?

SA-30

Yockey

Leola A

15 Oct 1922

3 Jun 2007

nee MYERS.  Wife of Joseph Louis YOCKEY.

Daughter of John W & Bessie MYERS. 

(Click here to view obituary.)

7167

?

SA-30

Zengler

Charles

27 Apr 1837

13 Mar 1886

Husband of ? ZENGLER, 1st; and Hulda ULRICH ZENGLER, 2nd, married 9 Oct 1873.

(Dates are very hard to read.)

6084

6081

398

S-33

Zengler

John D

18 Oct 1862

26 Jul 1934

Husband of Dora H (HENNON) ZENGLER. 

Married 26 Dec 1888. 

Son of Charles ZENGLER.

6086

398

S-33

Zinn

Marian Louise

13 Nov 1918

21 Sep 1999

nee McREYNOLDS.  Wife of ? ROSE; and Leroy ZINN.

Daughter of James Augustus & Josephine McREYNOLDS.

(On same stone as her sister, May M McREYNOLDS.  See also:  McReynolds, Marian Louise Zinn.)

5900

481

S-26

Zwissler

John A

Dec 1850

12 Nov 1919

Husband of Margaret A (McWILLIAMS) ZWISSLER. 

Married 30 Oct 1879.

“Father”

US Army.  15th Reg. Co. I.

Enlisted 22 Apr 1872 at Evansville.  Native of Bavaria. Occupation:  Harnessmaker. Eyes: Grey. Age:  21 4/12.  Hair:  D. Brown.  Complexion:  Dark.  Height:  5  9 1/2.

Discharged 22 Apr 1877 at Santa Fe, New Mexico, expiration of service.

4717

4719

175

N-40

Zwissler

Katie

--

--

Aged 4 yrear.

Daughter of John A & Margaret A (McWILLIAMS) ZWISSLER.

4721

4719

175

N-40

Zwissler

Lawrence

10 Mar 1886

1925

Second husband of Myrtle (CONRAD) FRENCH ZWISSLER SYMONDS.

Son of John A & Margaret A (McWILLIAMS) ZWISSLER.

4290

641

N-21

Zwissler

Margaret A

1858

1940

nee McWILLIAMS.  Wife of John A ZWISSLER. 

Married 30 Oct 1879.

4718

4719

175

N-40

Zwissler

Mary

--

10 May 1903

Daughter of John A & Margaret A (McWILLIAMS) ZWISSLER.

Aged 3 Yrs.

4720

4719

175

N-40

Zwissler

Sarah Ellen 
"Sallie"

10 Jul 1883

21 Nov 1896

Daughter of John a & Margaret A (McWILLIAMS) ZWISSLER..

4722

4719

175

N-40


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.