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Hazleton I.O.O.F. Cemetery

aka "Old" Hazleton I.O.O.F. Cemetery

White River Township

Gibson County, Indiana

Coordinates:Latitude, 38.4894 N;  Longitude, -87.5327 W
Congressional Location:SW-1/4; LOCATION 101; TOWNSHIP 1N; RANGE 10W
Common Directions:Located just north of Indiana Highway 56 (East 2nd Street) at the east edge of Hazleton, Indiana.  From Hwy 56 take Texas Street about 150 yards, cemetery is on the left side of the street.  (Bounded by Texas Street on the east, Rhode Island Street on the west and East Center Street on the north.)
Last updated   28 Jun 2016

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. 
NOTE:  The prior listing for this cemetery contained burials from BOTH this cemetery and the newer Hazleton Community (aka "New" I.O.O.F.) cemetery.
 

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Surname

Given Name

Birth Date

Death Date

Inscriptions and Notes.

Image #                  Image

Sect

-ion

Row

Adams

Eliza A

15 Mar 1840

20 Jan 1917

nee PRITCHETT.  Wife of Samuel ADAMS.


Married 6 Nov 1884.


Daughter of Elisah & Elizabeth (RUTLEDGE) PRITCHETT.

2902

1

3

Adams

Samuel

16 Dec 1844

28 Jan 1894

Husband of Eliza A (PRITCHETT) ADAMS. 


Married 6 Nov 1884.


Aged 49 Y. 1 M. 12 D. 


Pvt. Co. G, 143rd Reg. Indiana Infantry. 


Resident of Hazleton, Indiana:  Enlisted on 20  Jan 1865, mustered out on 17 Oct 1865 at Nashville, Tennessee.


2901

1


Lot 29

3

Banks

?

22 ?? 1856

?? ?? 1882

? of BANKS.  Aged 26 ys. 8 m. ?? ds.

3147

1

17

Banks

Cora Belle

22 Feb 1868

19 Jun 1953

nee SANDERS.  Second wife of Kenneth D BANKS. 


Married 14 Mar 1886.

3144

1

17

Banks

Kenneth D

14 Mar 1857

6 Oct 1911

Husband of Mary L (SNYDER) BANKS, 1st, married 2 Oct 1878 in Nicholas County, Kentucky; and  Cora Belle (SANDERS) BANKS, 2nd,married 14 Mar 1886.


Son of John & Anne BANKS.

3146

1

17

Barnett

Carrie Ida

18 Oct 1866

15 Aug 1927

nee BECK.  Wife of William A BARNETT. 


Daughter of Martin & Mary E BECK.

3301

2

10

Barnett

Leota G

31 Dec 1899

30 Jan 1978

nee KOLB.  Wife of Wilbur A BARNETT. 


Daughter of Willard & Lillie (CUNNINGHAM) KOLB. 


Note:  Death Certificate reports burial at Decker Chapel Cemetery, but there is no record of her burial here.

3303

2

10

Barnett

Virgil

10 Feb 1905

24 Feb 1905

Infant son of William A & Carrie Ida (BECK) BARNETT.

3302

2

10

Barnett

Wilbur A

22 Aug 1896

"1895"

25 Oct 1921

Husband of Leota G BARNETT. 


Son of William A & Carrie Ida (BECK) BARNETT..


Co. E 2nd Sup. Train.  WW I.

3303

3304

2


Lot 81

10

Barnett

William A

1859

1936

Husband of Carrie Ida BARNETT.

3301

2

10

Beard

Robert

2 May 1881

2 Feb 1960

Husband of Bertha (BYRD) BEARD. 


Married:  13 Feb 1902 in Pike County, Indiana.


“Father”

3310

2

10

Bennett

Charles

27 Feb 1903

1 Feb 1914

Son of Wesley F & Minnie M (COLEMAN) BENNETT.

3239

2

6

Bennett

Estella M

21 Jun 1867

31 Mar 1893

nee ELLIS.  First wife of Wesley F BENNETT. 


Married:  11 Jul 1886. 


Daughter of Robert G & Ellen ELLIS.

3242

2

6

Bennett

Wesley F

16 Jul 1862

21 Jan 1924

Husband of Estella M (ELLIS) BENNETT, 1st, married 11 Jul 1886; and second husband of Minnie (PEARSON) COLEMAN BENNETT, 2nd, married 4 Sep 1900.


Son of Silas D & Phoebe BENNETT.

3241

2

6

Biggs

Muriel Mae

1 Feb 1898

5 Jun 1947

nee JEFFRIES.  Wife of D Albert BIGGS.


Daughter of William Thomas & Grace Olive (MILLS) JEFFRIES. 


(According to Patricia Bryant, 9 Jul 2001:  “She is buried on the other side and three or four rows back from them, where the driveway is now.)”

3355

2

14

Bl???

James

10 Apr 1833

?? ?? 1880

--

3005

1

9

Blythe

Azzie L

29 Apr 1858

13 May 1946

Husband of Ola BLYTHE. 


Married:  27 Jan 1884.


Son of John Craig & Eliza Ann (PRITCHETT) BLYTHE.

3148

1

17

Blythe

Viola "Ola"

5 Aug 1862

23 Aug 1887

nee SANDERS.  Wife of Azzie L BLYTHE. 


Married:  27 Jan 1884. 


Daughter of William & Amanda (DILLON) SANDERS.

3150

1

17

Boyles

Jesse J

1 Oct 1879

2 May 1937

Son of Lyman & Anna BOYLES.

2937

1

6

Brice

James E

12 Jan 1872

11 Jul 1929

Son of William & Margaret (ROBB) BRICE.

3213

2

4

Brice

Margaret A

7 Oct 1848

16 May 1943

nee ROBB.  Wife of William BRICE.  Daughter of Edwin & Rebecca (O'NEAL) ROBB

3214

2

4

Brice

William

5 May 1844

5 May 1907

Husband of Margaret A (ROBB) BRICE. 


Son of James H & Margaret (MacNUTT) BRICE.


Pvt., Co. F, 91st Reg. Indiana Infantry. 


Resident of Hazleton, Indiana:  Enlisted on 22 Aug 1862, mustered out on 26 Jun 1865 at Salisbury, North Carolina.


3214

2


Lot 116

4

Brice

William Willard

1879

1903

Son of William & Margaret A (ROBB) BRICE. 


“Killed on bridge construction in Pennsylvania.”

3214

3215

2

4

Briner

Andrew J

5 Sep 1864

"1865"

28 Nov 1944

Husband of Bettie R (ROBINSON) BRINER. 


Son of George & Nancy (CAIN) BRINER.

3237

2

6

Briner

Ann

25 Dec 1833

2 Feb 1891

Wife of John BRINER.

3348

2

13

Briner

Bettie R

22 Jul 1871

20 Oct 1941

nee ROBINSON.  Wife of Andrew J BRINER. 


Daughter of Jos. & Louise (ARMSTRONG) ROBINSON.

3237

2

6

Briner - Kightly

Della T

10 Jul 1863

11 Feb 1940

nee THOMAS.  Wife of George Andrew BRINER, 1st, married 30 Oct 1884; and Francis J KIGHTLY, 2nd, married 28 Apr 1903.


Daughter of James & Cynthia (KEY) THOMAS.

3346

2

13

Briner

George Andrew

1855

12 Mar 1901

First husband of Della (THOMAS) BRINER KIGHTLY.


Married 30 Oct 1884. 


Son of George & Ann BRINER.

3347

2

13

Briner

John

3 Nov 1820

17 May 1900

Husband of Ann BRINER.

3349

2

13

Briscoe

W W

29 Nov 1817

21 Jan 1878

Aged 60 Ys 3 Mo. 23 Ds.

3160

1

18

Brown

Annie B

8 Aug 1872

15 Jun 1885

Daughter of D T & M A BROWN.

3152

1

17

Brown

Gloria Rose

10 Apr 1931

10 Apr 1931

--

3105

1

15

Brown

Infant

--

--

Infant son of H A & L A BROWN.

3344

2

13

Bruner

Edward

1 Apr 1860

9 Oct 1923

Husband of Nancy Josephine (CUNNINGHAM) BRUNER. 


Married:  21 Sep 1881.


Son of John Clark & Sarah Ann BRUNER.

3108

1

16

Bruner

Nancy Josephine

9 Nov 1861

3 May 1937

nee CUNNINGHAM.  Wife of Edward BRUNER. 


Married:  21 Sep 1881.


Daughter of Waitman Trippett & Elizabeth T  "Eliza" (SULLIVAN) CUNNINGHAM.

3108

1

16

Buck

Zella Editha "Edith"

16 Jan 1912

23 Jul 1999

nee ROBB. 


Daughter of John & Celia (PHILLIPS) ROBB.


“Mother”

3086

1

14

Byrd

Augustine "Augusta"

4 May 1881

12 Jul 1881

Son of George Washington & Elizabeth Margaret "Lizzie" BYRD.

3280

2

8

Byrd

Elizabeth Margaret "Lizzie"

27 Mar 1863

31 Dec 1920

nee ARNOLD.  Wife of George Washington BYRD. 


Married 19 Jul 1880. 


Daughter of ? & ? (ABBOTT) ARNOLD.


(Note:  Dates from Byrd Family Bible.)

3278

2

8

Byrd

George Washington

22 Feb 1862

25 Mar 1933

Husband of Elizabeth Margaret "Lizzie" (ARNOLD) BYRD. 


Married 19 Jul 1880. 


Son of Eli Hence BYRD & Martha Adeline (SHANKLES) BYRD II. 


(Note:  Dates from Byrd Family Bible.)

3278

2

8

Byrd

Loral L

14 Jul 1908

21 Sep 1934

Son of Elza Samuel & Susie F (ABLE) BYRD.


“Son”

3309

2

10

Byrd

Louis Franklin

29 Jul 1892

12 Nov 1905

Son of George Washington & Elizabeth Margaret "Lizzie" BYRD.

3279

2

8

Cain

Odis C

6 Oct 1884

17 Jan 1907

Son of Archibald Taylor & Sarah J (WILLIAMS) CAIN.

2877

1

1

Cain

Sarah J

23 Sep 1850

23 Sep 1897

nee WILLIAMS.  Wife of Archibald Taylor CAIN. 


Married 12 Dec 1866.

2879

1

1

Cain

Taylor A or Archibald Taylor

22 Apr 1851

27 Jun 1927

Husband of Sarah J (WILLIAMS) CAIN.


Married 12 Dec 1866.


Son of Allen & Elizabeth CAIN. 


Note:  Date of birth carved on stone can not be correct.  He is  listed with his parents on the 1850 census, age "3."  Other census records also record the year of birth as about 1847.)

2878

1

1

Cassidy

Dora T

7 Sep 1871

17 Jan 1943

nee TRIPPETT.  Wife of William F CASSIDY. 


Daughter of Aaron & Susan (ROBB) TRIPPETT.

3053

1

11

Cassidy

Edith Lucille

3 jan 1910

1 Jul 1992

nee HIGHTOWER.  Wife of Maurice CASSIDY. 


Daughter of Rufus & Lettie (WALTON) HIGHTOWER.

3054

1

11

Cassidy

Maurice W

14 Mar 1902

27 Nov 1982

Husband of Edith Lucille (HIGHTOWER) CASSIDY. 


Son of William F & Dora T (TRIPPETT) CASSIDY.

3054

1

11

Cassidy

William F

12 Sep 1856

21 Jul 1909

Husband of Dora T (TRIPPETT) CASSIDY.


Son of William CASSIDY.

3053

1

11

Chamberlain

Pierce

6 Sep 1846

1 Jul 1919

Husband of Sarah E (PUTMAN) CHAMBERLAIN.


Married:  8 May 1867 in Spencer County, Indiana. 


Son of William R & Sarah CHAMBERLAIN.

3192

2

2

Chamberlain

Sarah E

5 Jun 1849

18 May 1925

nee PUTMAN.  Wife of Pierce CHAMBERLAIN. 


Married:  8 May 1867 in Spencer County, Indiana.


Daughter of Abner & Emily (COAL) PUTMAN.

3192

2

2

Cox

Albert C

--

14 Jul 1873

Son of M F & L A COX.


Aged 9 m’s & 14 d’s.

3258

2

7

Crowe

Harley

4 Sep 1894

8 Aug 1958

Husband of Mary A (RADER) CROWE.


Son of Charles & Julia (SULLIVAN) CROWE.


“Father”

2893

1

2

Crowe

Mary A

6 Apr 1899

4 Oct 1980

nee RADER.  Wife of Harley CROWE.


Daughter of George & Edith (CASSIDY) RADER.


“Mother”

2894

1

2

Cummings

Charles

1870

1934

Husband of Emma M CUMMINGS.


“Father”

2881

1

1

Cummings

Emma M

1873

1955

Wife of Charles CUMMINGS. 


“Mother”

2881

1

1

Cunningham

Alexander

6 Dec 1878

4 Jul 1903

Husband of Bertha (PRITCHETT) CUNNINGHAM. 


Married:  20 Jan 1898 in Knox County, Indiana. 


Son of Benjamin Franklin "Frank" & Nancy E (SULLIVAN) CUNNINGHAM.

3019

1

10

Cunningham

Andrew Wayne

26 Sep 1841

13 Nov 1884

Husband of Catherine H (HOUSTON) CUNNINGHAM. 


Son of Stewart Clark & Rachel (TRIPPETT) CUNNINGHAM.


Aged 43 y. 1 m. 17 d.

3026

1

10

Cunningham

Bertha M

26 May 1880

20 Sep 1959

Wife of Alexander CUNNINGHAM.


Married:  20 Jan 1898 in Knox County, Indiana. 


Daughter of Charles & Margeritte (HARNESS) PRITCHETT.


3019

1

10

Cunningham

Catherine H

2 Apr 1846

17 Aug 1928

nee HOUSTON. Wife of Andrew Wayne CUNNINGHAM.


“Mother”

3023

1

10

Cunningham

Elizabeth T "Eliza"

--

18 Jun 1887

nee SULLIVAN.  Wife of Waitman Trippett CUNNINGHAM. 


Married 28 Apr 1859. 


Aged 51 Ys 8 Ms 20 Ds.

3114

1

16

Cunningham

Florence Alverda "Allie"

21 Mar 1860

27 May 1940

nee CUNNIGHAM.  Wife of Tompson John ELLIS. 


Married 21 Mar 1878.


Daughter of Stewart Clark & Rachel (TRIPPETT) CUNNINGHAM.

2897

1

3

Cunningham

Isaac N

1 Aug 1867

30 Jan 1906

Husband of Artie (HOWELL) CUNNINGHAM. 


Married 18 May 1891. 


Son of Waitman Trippett & Elizabeth T (SULLIVAN) CUNNINGHAM.


Pvt., Co. B. 161st Reg. Indiana Infantry, Spanish American War.  Served from 25 Jun 1898 to 27 Sep 1899.

3113

1


Lot 19

16

Cunningham

Rachel

3 Feb 1816

6 Apr 1899

nee TRIPPETT.  Wife of Stewart Clark CUNNINGHAM. 


Married 11 May 1837


Daughter of Waitman & Mary (WADE) TRIPPETT.

2898

1

3

Cunningham

Ruby Nell

--

9 Mar 1885

Daughter of Andrew Wayne & Catherine (HOUSTON CUNNINGHAM. 


Aged 1 y. 11 m. 24 d.

3024

3025

1

10

Cunningham

Thomas J

--

1 Jun 1883

Husband of Ida M (PRICE) CUNNINGHAM.


Son of Waitman Trippett & Elizabeth T (SULLIVAN) CUNNINGHAM.


Aged 22 y. 11 m 22 d.

3111

1

16

Cunningham

Virgel

1883

1883

Son of Thomas J & Ida M (PRICE) CUNNINGHAM.

3110

1

16

Cunningham

Waitman Trippett

--

1 Jun 1883

Son of Waitman Trippett & Elizabeth T (SULLIVAN) CUNNINGHAM. 


Aged 11 y. 5 m. 16 d.

3112

1

16

Cunningham

Waitman Trippett

3 Feb 1839

10 Jul 1900

Husband of Elizabeth T (SULLIVAN) CUNNINGHAM. 


Married 18 Apr 1859. 


Son of Stewart Clark & Rachel (TRIPPETT) CUNNINGHAM.


“Sleep My Beloved Sleep and Take Thy Rest.  Lay Down Thy Head Upon Thy Saviours Breast and Tho the Body Molders Here the Soul is Safe in Heaven.”

3115

1

16

Curtner

Edith

13 Apr 18?3

28 Aug 1906

--

2945

1

6

Curtner

Emma S

14 Sep 1852

20 Nov 1906

Wife of Dr. Paul H CURTNER.

2941

1

6

Curtner

Ethelbert Ernesetht

10 Sep 1876

31 Jul 1978

Husband of Nellie Dot (SPAIN) CURTNER. 


Son of Paul H & Emma Serena (HAZLETON) CURTNER.


Pvt. US Army, Spanish American War.

2947

1

6

Curtner

Nellie Dot Spain

22 Nov 1879

5 Oct 1955

nee SPAIN.  Wife of Ethelbert Ereesetht CURTNER


Daughter of Byron & Arvilla (DECKER) SPAIN.

2946

1

6

Curtner

Paul H, Dr

30 Nov 1842

6 Jul 1892

Husband of Emma S CURTNER.


Resident of Carlisle, Indiana:  Pvt., Co. D, 21st Reg. Indiana Infantry, enlisted on 24 Jul 1861, transferred to  Co. D, 1st Reg. Indiana Heavy Artillery on 1 Feb 1863, mustered out as Sgt. on 13 Jan 1866.

2941

1


Lot 27

6

               


2875  Section 1; looking east from Rhode Island Street.
3176  Section 2; looking east from Rhode Isalnd Street.


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

Section 1:  Located on the north side of the cemetery directly north of the service road.  Row numbers were assigned beginning along the west edge (Rhode Island Street) of the cemetery and ending at the east edge along Texas Street.

Section 2:  Located on the south side of the cemetery directly south of the service road.  Row numbers were assigned beginning along the west edge (Rhode Island Street) of the cemetery and ending at the east edge along Texas Street.

                          Indiana Highway 56 (East 2nd Street)

Hazleton

Community Cemetery

                                                                                                      Private Property

 

 

 

           Hazleton Community Cemetery

 

 

 

 

Texas

Street

 

 

                          South, Section 2

 

 

 

 

Rhode

Island

Street

 

Private

Property

 

 

 

 

Private

Property

 

                        Service lane

 

                          North Section 1

                East Center Street

                                                    HAZLETON I.O.O.F (Old) CEMETERY

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