Genealogy


Cemetery Records with photographs of headstones.

Woods Cemetery

(aka Dewees Cemetery)

Union Township


Gibson County, Indiana
 
Coordinates: Latitude, 38.2194; Longitude, 87.5814
Congressional Location: SE-1/4; NW-1/4; SECTION 28; TOWNSHIP 3S; RANGE 11W
Common Directions:

Located 3/4 miles north of CR 1000S at the north edge of Haubstadt, and   about 500 yards west of the Old Princeton Road (CR 25 W) and the railroad tracks, in a field (behind the home and outbuildings) via a dirt farm access road.  The cemetery sets on a knoll 175 yards south of the dirt road across a field.

Last updated  3 Dec 2009

The following list is an attempt to show all known graves, using several different sources. There certainly are other graves which are unknown due to missing, unreadable, destroyed or broken markers.   Remaining stones have been stacked/piled in two general locations.  The destruction of the headstones here has been severe; only a few appear to be in their original location.
If you have knowledge of any other graves which may not be shown below, please drop us an e-mail and let us know.   
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Surname

Given Name

Birth Date

Death Date

Inscriptions & Notes

Photo #                   Photo

Sect-
ion

Row

Adams

John B Fran(klin)

?

?

Son of Samuel & Margaret ADAMS.

(Most of right side and bottom of stone is missing.)

5186

N/A

N/A

Adams

Mary C

--

Oct 1840

Daughter of Samuel & Margaret ADAMS.

“Died … In the 4 year of her age.”

5179

N/A

N/A

Bonner

Paul

--

27 Sep 1851

Son of John N & Malinda R (WOODS) BONNER.

5189

N/A

N/A

Carder

Joseph B

--

2 Oct 1874

Son of Isaac T & Melvina Y (WOODS) MONTGOMERY CARDER.

Aged 2 M’s. & 1 Day.

5190

N/A

N/A

Carder

Melvina Y

--

20 Feb 1875

nee WOODS.  Wife of William R MONTGOMERY, 1st married 22 Mar 1864; and Isaac T CARDER 2nd,   married 31 Dec 1867.

Aged 28 Ys. 17 D’s.

5182

N/A

N/A

Cleaveland

Margaret Ann

--

17 Apr 1853

nee REEL.  Wife of George W CLEAVELAND (sic.)  Married 7 Sep 1841.

Aged 28 yrs. 11 ms. 11 ds.

5192

N/A

N/A

Hedden

David S

31 Mar 1872

14 Aug 1872

Son of J C & M A HEDDEN.

5171

N/A

N/A

J

I

--

--

Footstone.  No matching headstone found.

5193

N/A

N/A

Jeffries

John W

--

12 Sep 1883

Son of W & M J JEFFRIES.

Aged 8 m. 16 d.

5172

N/A

N/A

Jones

Ellen

26 Jan 1841

20 Aug 1878

nee WOODS.  Wife of William R JONES.  Married 3 Jan 1875.

Aged 38 Yr’s. 6 Mo’s. & 20 Dy’s.

5178

N/A

N/A

Jones

Infant

6 Jan 1876

6 Jan 1876

Infant of William R & Ellen (WOODS) JONES.

5177

N/A

N/A

Jones

Infant

17 Aug 1877

21 Sep 1877

Infant daughter of William R & Ellen (WOODS) JONES.

5177

N/A

N/A

Reel

Catharine

13 Dec 1794

10 Nov 1874

nee NEELY.  Wife of Henry REEL.  Married 7 May 1815.  Daughter of Joseph & Martha R (JOHNSTON) NEELY.

Aged 69 yrs. 11 ms. 27 ds.

5174

N/A

N/A

Reel

Henry

14 Feb 1793

25 Mar 1871

Husband of Catharine (NEELY) REEL.  Married 7 May 1815.  Son of John & Catherine (STUCKY) REEL.

Aged 77 yrs. 1 mo. 11 ds.

5173

N/A

N/A

Steward

Elisabeth E

--

?? Feb 1874

Wife of Robert D STEWART.

(Stone is broken across date of death; bottom piece was not found.)

5180

N/A

N/A

Trible

Celia A

--

25 Nov 1872

Wife of G W TRIBLE.

Aged 39 YEARS.

5194

N/A

N/A

Woods

Benjemin D

20 Mar 1845

4 Nov 1893

Son of Joseph M & Susan B (TOMPKINS) WOODS.

Aged 47 Y’S. 7 M’S. 14 D’S.

5176

N/A

N/A

Woods

Ellen L or C

12 Nov 1836

1 Mar 1837

Daughter of Joseph M & Susan A B (TOMPKINS) WOODS.

Aged 3 m’s. 19 d’s.

5188

N/A

N/A

Woods

Joseph M

28 Jan 1802

23 Dec 1875

Husband of Susan B (TOMKINS) WOODS.  Married 16 Mar 1823 in Warrick County, Indiana.

Aged 73 Ys. 10 Ms. 16 Ds.

5183

N/A

N/A

Woods

Joseph Hamilton

25 Nov 1823

30 Dec 1846

Son of Joseph M & Susan B (TOMPKINS) WOODS.

Aged 23 y’s 1 m. 5 days.

5187

N/A

N/A

Woods

Susan B

?

9 Nov 1876

nee TOMPKINS/TOMKINS. Wife of Joseph M WOODS.

Married 16 Mar 1823 in Warrick County, Indiana.

Aged 74 Ys. 10 Ms. 15 Ds.

(Stone is broken across the birth date.)

5184

N/A

N/A


5168  View of the interior of the cemetery from the southwest corner.
5167  Monument of Benjamin Woods and other stones stacked around a tree.
5170  Southeast corner; Reel family stones.
5196  Reel family stones (after photographing) looking northwest.

Transcriptions taken from the headstones.

Photographs by Daniel L Elliott on 16 Nov 2009.