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Cemetery Records with photographs of headstones.

Hazleton Community Cemetery

Formerly new Hazleton I.O.O.F.

White River Township

Gibson County, Indiana

Coordinates:Latitude, 38.4885 N;  Longitude, -87.5310 W
Congressional Location:SW-1/4; LOCATION 101; TOWNSHIP 1N; RANGE 10W
Common Directions:Located along the north side of Indiana Highway 56 (East 2nd Street) at the east edge of Hazleton, Indiana.  (Northeast corner of Texas and East 2nd Street.)
Last updated  12 Apr 2017

The following list is an attempt to show all known graves, using using photographs of the headstones.  Notes were supplemented with marriage and census records plus genealogy records.  There certainly are unmarked graves plus a few unknown due to missing, unreadable, destroyed or broken 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.   
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Surname

Given Name

Birth Date

Death Date

Inscriptions and Notes.

Image #                  Image

Sect-

ion

Row

Sanders

James Robert

22 Jun 1906

23 Nov 1969

Son of Thomas E & Sarah A (PIERCE) SANDERS.


Same stone as Marvin BELCHER.

3555

1

20

Sanders

Sarah A

4 Dec 1870

22 Jul 1961

nee PIERCE.  Wife of Thomas E SANDERS.  Daughter of Elvin & Julia (HUBBARD) PIERCE.


Buried in 4' walkway.

Lot #67.


(Buried:  25 Jul 1961)

No headstone found.

 

2

?

Sanders

Thomas

7 Nov 1870

8 Sep 1946

Husband of Sarah A (PIERCE) SANDERS. 


Son of Henry & Susan (WHEELER) SANDERs.


Lot #67, plot W-4. 


(Buried:  10 Sep 1946)

No headstone found.

 

2

?

Schrode

Alma Lucile

21 Oct 1948

13 Jan 1949

Daughter of William SCHRODE and Evelyn THORTON.


Age:  2 months, 22 days.


Lot #49, SE 1/4.
"White pipe marks grave."

7065

2

7

Scott

Harry B

1890

1937

Husband of Olive A SCOTT.

4050

4

2

Scott

Jacquelyn L  “Jackie”

9 Apr 1926

31 Dec 1997

Wife of Ross C SCOTT, Jr

3889

2

23

Scott

Nora P

16 Sep 1901

13 May 1971

Wife of Ross C SCOTT, Sr.  Married 25 Mar 1921.

3749

2

11

Scott

Olive A

1899

1940

Wife of Harry B Scott

4051

4

2

Scott

Ross C, Jr

20 Jun 1924

21 Sep 2003

Husband of Jacquelyn L “Jackie” SCOTT.

3889

2

23

Scott

Ross C, Sr

9 May 1896

23 Feb 1979

Husband of Nora P SCOTT.  Married 25 Mar 1921.

3749

2

11

Scott

William H

18 Nov 1951

12 Apr 1982

--

3886

2

22

Seamon

Virgil F

21 Apr 1897

15 Feb 1938

Husband of Audie M (STEELE) SEAMON.


Son of Lewis Napoleon & Estelle "Ila" (FINCH) SEAMON.


WW I. 


(Note:  Added from 1939 WPA Veteran Graves Survey.) 


Note:  He apparently was reinterred at the Princeton IOOF Cemtery adjacent to his wife.  See their headstone there.

No headstone found.

 

?

?

Seifert

Gladys E Gieseke

26 Aug 1907

11 Jan 1997

nee GIESEKE.

3835

2

19

Selby

Marlin W

20 Jun 1926

19 Aug 1994

Husband of Yvonne (WILLIAMS) SELBY.


SP3, US Army, Korea.

3735

2

10

Selby

Yvone

15 Nov 1935

19 Dec 2016

nee WILLIAMS.  Wife of Marlin W SELBY


Daughter of William Alvin & Margaret E (EVANS) WILLIAMS. 


(Click here to view obituary.)

3735

2

10

Self

Charles E

12 Oct 1911

30 Dec 2004

--

3699

2

7

Self

Charles W

15 Oct 1879

14 Jul 1946

“Father”

3696

2

7

Self

Enoch

1859

1926

Husband of Mary SELF.  “Father”

3761

2

12

Self

Mary

1862

1937

Wife of Enoch SELF.  “Mother”

3761

2

12

Selfe

Alonzo R

1895

1953

Husband of Dessie A (KENDALL) SELFE.

3880

2

22

Selfe

Claude P

16 Jul 1904

1 Jun 1977

Son of Charles W & Catherine (HAMMOND) SELF.


US Army, WW II

3697

2

7

Selfe

Dessie A

1897

1984

nee KENDALL.  Wife of Alonzo R SELFE.

3880

2

22

Selfe

Infant

7 Jul 1921

7 Jul 1921

Infant son of Felix & Clara (LANCASTER) SELFE.


Services ordered by Felix SELFE.


"Stillborn"


(Note:  Burial location has not been identified.)

No headstone.

 

?

?

Selfe

Vincent E

21 Dec 1885

3 Jul 1969

--

3760

2

12

Selfe

Vincent E

31 Oct 1917

31 Oct 1917

Infant son of Alonzo R & Dessie (KENDALL) SELFE.

3896

2

23

Selfe

Warren T

20 Jan 1921

12 Oct 1970

Son of Alonzo R & Dessie (KENDALL) SELFE.


Indiana, Tec 5, US Army, WW II

3894

2

23

Shafer

Maurice Samuel “Sam”

27 May 1895

28 Nov 1976

Husband of Rachel C SHAFER.

2nd Lt. US Army, WW I

3544

1

19

Shafer

Rachel C

10 Jun 1911

26 Jan 1998

Wife of Maurice Samuel SHAFER.  Daughter of Fred D & Aurelia D STEELMAN.

3544

1

19

Sherman

Alma L

10 Aug 1937

1 Dec 2006

Wife of Charles “Bud” SHERMAN.  Married 4 Oct 1960.

3733

2

10

Sherman

Arthur Charles

19 Feb 1904

27 Jun 1977

Husband of Ola Vestie (YADEN) SHERMAN. 


Married 1 Sep 1924

3683

2

5

Sherman

Becky

29 Mar 1956

3 Oct 2009

--

7076

1

8

Sherman

Charles “Bud”

28 Aug 1933

19 Jul 2000

Husband of Alma L SHERMAN.  Married 4 Oct 1960.

Sgt. US Army, Korea.

3733

2

10

Sherman

David E

1925

1929

--

3588

1

22

Sherman

David L

19 Sep 1883

22 Sep 1954

Husband of Esther (YADEN) SHERMAN.  “Father”

3586

1

22

Sherman

David W

12 Oct 1930

30 Sep 2016

Son of Arthur Charles & Ola Vestie (YADEN) SHERMAN. 


"Cremains" 


(Click here to view obituary.)

Photo not yet available.


?

?

Sherman

Della

1907

1940

--

3587

1

22

Sherman

Dessie I

9 Sep 1925

--

Wife of James C SHERMAN.  Married 6 Jan 1946.

3960

3

5

Sherman

Dustin W

4 Oct 1983

22 May 2006

“Beloved Father of Jada”

3418

1

8

Sherman

Elbert

25 May 1901

5 May 1985

Husband of Nanie SHERMAN.

3681

2

5

Sherman

Esther

10 Nov 1886

18 Nov 1976

nee YADEN.  Wife of David L SHERMAN.  “Mother”

3586

1

22

Sherman

James C

2 Jun 1922

--

Husband of Dessie I SHERMAN.  Married 6 Jan 1946.

3960

3

5

Sherman

Nanie

12 Apr 1906

27 Aug 2002

Wife of Elbert SHERMAN.

3681

2

5

Sherman

Ola Vestie

17 Apr 1904

4 Jun 2002

nee YADEN.  Wife of Arthur C SHERMAN. 


Married 1 Sep 1924.

3683

2

5

Sherman

Robert E

1918

1994

--

3602

1

23

Shouse

Lucile Spain

14 Dec 1908

10 Jun 1973

nee SPAIN.  Wife of Marlin E SHOUSE.

4083

4

5

Shouse

Marlin E

26 Jun 1907

22 Jun 1997

Husband of Lucile (SPAIN) SHOUSE.

4083

4

5

Shouse

Richard Spain

11 May 1937

27 Jan 2013

Husband of Anita SHOUSE.  Son of Marlin E & Lucile C (SPAIN) SHOUSE. 


My Boys"  Scott Richard, Todd Marlin, Grant Thomas, Wade Arnold.


(Click here to view obituary.)

0068

0069

4

5

Sisson

Elizabeth

17 Oct 1873

4 Feb 1949

nee WOLFE.  Wife of Emanuel Edward SISSON.  Married 18 Feb 1904.  Daughter of Joseph William & Elizabeth Ann (KAME) WOLFE.


“Daughter, Leota SISSON SMITH”

4054

4

2

Sisson

Emanuel Edward

4 Apr 1875

20 Sep 1952

Husband of Elizabeth (WOLFE) SISSON.  Married 18 Feb 1904.  Son of John & Sarah (McCLURE) SISSON.


“Daughter, Leota SISSON SMITH”

4054

4

2

Sisson

Paris Beeman

1870

1926

--

3904

2

24

Sisson

Paris L

11 Jan 1908

12 Mar 1949

Son of Emanuel Edward & Elizabeth  (WOLFE) SISSON. 


“Son”

4054

4

2

Smith

Benjamin H

10 Oct 1888

21 Mar 1919

Husband of Lulu E SMITH.

3862

2

21

Smith

Eunice

27 Oct 1923

--

Wife of George W SMITH.  “Our children:  Judy, Mike, Sandy

3977

3

7

Smith

George A

1891

1949

Husband of Ruth SMITH HITCH.

3971

3

6

Smith

George W

13 Jun 1921

8 Nov 1960

Husband of Eunice SMITH.  “Our children:  Judy, Mike, Sandy

TEC5, Btry C 44 Fld Arty BN, WW II, Bronze Star Metal, Purple Heart.

3977

7086


3

7

Smith

Lulu E

29 Nov 1892

6 Apr 1953

Wife of Benjamin H SMITH.

3862

2

21

Snyder

Carl John, Sr

1878

1931

Husband of Margaret A SNYDER.

3565

1

20

Snyder

Frank H

1903

1984

--

3567

1

20

Snyder

Leona M

1902

1984

--

3566

1

20

Snyder

Margaret A

1882

1957

Wife of Carl John SNYDER, Sr.

3564

1

20

Snyder

Rebecca June

1928

1930

--

3572

1

21

Souser

Lucille C

1874

1931

Wife of William H SOUSER.

3585

1

22

Souser

William H

1871

--

Husband of Lucille C SOUSER.

(Not buried here, per cemetery records.)

3585

1

22

Spafford

Alan K, M.D.

9 Dec 1931

5 Jul 1969

Husband of Mary Melissa (MAXAM) SPAFFORD. 


“A stranger came I hither…no stranger I depart”

3976

3

7

Spafford

Alice M

4 Nov 1900

11 Jan 1986

Wife of Oral K SPAFFORD.

3972

3

6

Spafford

Mary Melissa

13 Mar  1933

29 Apr 2015

nee MAXAM.  Husband of Mary Melissa (MAXAM) SPAFFORD.  


Daughter of Robert & Mary (HARMON) MAXAM. 


(Click here to view obituary.)

Photo not yet available.

 

3

?

Spafford

Oral K

18 Nov 1891

3 Oct 1967

Husband of Alice M SPAFFORD.

3972

3

6

Spain

Arvilla M

1913

1933

Daughter of Fred P & Hallie J SPAIN.

3532

1

18

Spain

Fred P

1875

1945

Husband of Hallie J SPAIN.

3532

1

18

Spain

Hallie J

1884

1963

Wife of Fred P SPAIN.

3532

1

18

Speight

Homer E

13 Nov 1913

10 May 1983

M Sgt., US Army, WW II.

4075

4

4

Sprinkle

Azzie B

1883

1959

Husband of Rachel A SPRINKLE.

3634

1

26

Sprinkle

John H

23 Nov 1923

4 Apr 1987

Husband of Marie D SPRINKLE.

S Sgt., US Army, WW II

3644

1

27

Sprinkle

Marie D

10 Dec 1927

12 Jun 2002

Wife of John H SPRINKLE.

3644

1

27

Sprinkle

Ola

1882

1932

Wife of Woodie SPRINKLE.

3633

1

26

Sprinkle

Rachel A

1889

1977

Wife of Azzie B SPRINKLE.

3634

1

26

Sprinkle

Woodie

1881

1965

Husband of Ola SPRINKLE

3633

1

26

Starnater

Harold M "Harlan"

1864

1926

Husband of Mary L (TURNER) STARNATER, 1st, married 11 May 1886 in Knox County, Indiana; & Eliza B "Lydia" (RUMBLE) SHELBY, STARNATER, JONES, married 29 Dec 1901.  Son of Richard & Elizabeth "Eliza" (CROW) STARNATER.


3746

2

11

Steelman

Arthur K

1889

1917

Husband of Rebecca B STEELMAN.

3859

2

20

Steelman

Aurelia D

1879

1970

Wife of Fred D STEELMAN.

3540

1

19

Steelman

Betty Ann

Jul 1923

Sep 1939

Daughter of Frank L & Edna B STEELMAN.

3627

1

26

Steelman

Carolina A

1852

1929

Wife of John W STEELMAN.

3858

2

20

Steelman

Edna B

24 Sep 1883

20 Nov 1962

Wife of Frank L STEELMAN.  “Mother”

3626

1

26

Steelman

Ethel H

23 Jun 1889

24 Jul 1915

Wife of Muril M STEELMAN.

3809

2

16

Steelman

Frank L

4 Sep 1880

28 Feb 1959

Husband of Edna B STEELMAN.  “Father”

3625

1

26

Steelman

Fred D

1879

1959

Husband of Aurelia D STEELMAN.

3540

1

19

Steelman

Fred D, Jr

1913

1944

Son of Fred D & Aurelia D STEELMAN.

“In memory of … buried in Normandy, France.

119th Inf., 30th Div., WW II.

3540

1

19

Steelman

John W

1853

1931

Husband of Carolina A STEELMAN.

3858

2

20

Steelman

Lucy K

1858

1933

Wife of Mark STEELMAN.

3808

2

16

Steelman

Madge M

7 Oct 1904

7 Jun 1985

Daughter of Fred D & Aurelia D STEELMAN.

3543

1

19

Steelman

Marjorie

Mar 1907

May 1920

Daughter of Frank L & Edna B STEELMAN.

3628

1

26

Steelman

Mark

1855

1919

Husband of Lucy K STEELMAN.

3808

2

16

Steelman

Muril M

20 Mar 1890

7 Apr 1937

Husband of Ethel H STEELMAN.

3809

2

16

Steelman

Rebecca B

1894

--

Wife of Arthur K STEELMAN.

(Note:  Not buried here per cemetery records.)

3859

2

20

Stiles

Florence L

30 Apr 1892

17 Dec 1968

nee THORNE.  Wife of Thomas STILES.  Married 22 Dec 1909.  Daughter of Henry F & Louise (McKINLEY) THORNE.  “Mother”

3772

2

13

Stiles

Norman Lee

10 Jul 1936

30 Oct 2001

Husband of Reba F (ROEDER) STILES.  Married 15 Nov 1966.

3397

1

5

Stiles

Reba F

21 Feb 1938

8 Mar 2003

nee ROEDER.  Wife of Norman Lee STILES.  Married 15 Nov 1966.

3397

1

5

Stiles

Thomas Edward

5 Mar 1887

20 Jan 1975

Husband of Florence L (THORNE) STILES.  Married 22 Dec 1909.  Son of James R & Rachel (McBRIDE) STILES.  “Father”

3772

2

13

Stone

Darwin C

11 Feb 1913

9 Jun 1997

Husband of Mary Ellen (JAMES) STONE.


Sgt. US Army, WW II, Purple Heart

3631

1

26

Stone

Mary Ellen

11 May 1919

2 Sep 2015

nee JAMES.  Wife of Darwin C STONE. 


Daughter of Earle & Della (HAYES) JAMES. 


(Click here to view obituary.)

3632

1

26

Sullivan

Alexander

1851

1921?

Husband of Rebecca R SULLIVAN.

3617

1

24

Sullivan

Bessie

1905

2003

Wife of Virgil D SULLIVAN.

3584

1

22

Sullivan

Henry C

6 Feb 1879

21 May 1949

Husband of Mae (HASTING) SULLIVAN.

3613

1

24

Sullivan

John R

1848

1934

Husband of Myra SULLIVAN.

3616

1

24

Sullivan

Laurence F

1885

1948

Husband of Myrtle SULLIVAN.  Son of Alexander & Rebecca R SULLIVAN.

3619

1

24

Sullivan

Leota

1903

15 Mar 1992

Daughter of Thomas & Margaret SULLIVAN.

3614

1

24

Sullivan

Leslie A, Sr

2 Jun 1974

10 Oct 1995

Husband of Norma Lee SULLIVAN.  “Our children:  Patricia, Les, Jr., Diana, Lana”

Cpl., US Army, WW II.

3961

3

5

Sullivan

Mae Hasting

30 Sep 1896

27 Oct 1992

nee HASTING.  Wife of Henry C SULLIVAN.

3613

1

24

Sullivan

Margaret

1876

1918

Wife of Thomas SULLIVAN.  “Mother”

3614

1

24

Sullivan

Myra

1850

1928

Wife of John R SULLIVAN.

3615

1

24

Sullivan

Myrtle

1885

1977

Wife of Laurence F SULLIVAN.

3620

1

24

Sullivan

Norma Lee

13 May 1925

--

Wife of Leslie A SULLIVAN, Sr.  Married 29 Jul 1944.  “Our children:  Patricia, Les, Jr., Diana, Lana”

3961

3

5

Sullivan

Rebecca R

1859

1928

Wife of Alexander SULLIVAN.

3618

1

24

Sullivan

Thomas

1872

1963

Husband of Margaret SULLIVAN.

3614

1

24

Sullivan

Virgil D

1898

1957

Husband of Bessie SULLIVAN.

3584

1

22

Sullivan

William

--

--

Infant.

Lot #125, plot E-1.

No headstone found.

 

1

24

Sutch

G Lester

10 Sep 1916

9 Feb 2007

Husband of Jane L (McFETRIDGE) SUTCH.

3599

1

23

Sutch

Jane L McFetridge

13 Apr 1920

20 Jul 1990

nee FETRIDGE.  Wife of G Lester SUTCH.

3599

1

23

               

Section definitions.  For reference, arbitrary sections were defined for this listing (see below, NOT to scale.) 

Section 1:  Located on the northwest corner of the cemetery directly north of the access road. 

Row numbers were assigned beginning along the west edge (Texas Street) of the cemetery and 

ending at the service road separating Section 1 & 4.

Section 2:  Located on the southwest corner of the cemetery directly south of the service road. 

Row numbers were assigned beginning along the west edge (Texas Street) of the cemetery 

and ending at the service road separating Sections 2 & 4.

Section 3:  Located on the northeast corner of the cemetery, east of the service road separating 

Sections 1 & 3.  Row numbers were assigned beginning on the west edge along the north-south 

service road and continuing to the east edge of the cemetery.

Section 4:  Located on the southeast corner of the cemetery, east of the service road separating 

Sections 2 & 4.  Row numbers were assigned beginning on the west edge along the north-south 

service road and continuing to the east edge of the cemetery.

       Gray Lane                                                         Indiana Highway 56 (East 2nd Street)

 

 

       Southeast, Section 4

 

 

 

                     Southwest, Section 2

 

 

 

 

Texas

Street

 

Private

Property

 

 

 

 

Old

Hazleton I.O.O.F. Cemetery

          Service lane

                        Service lane

  

       Northeast, Section 3

 

                     Northwest, Section 1

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