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Oak Hill Cemetery

Patoka, White River Township

Gibson County, Indiana

Coordinates:

38.4094 N Latitude; -87.5813 W Longitude

Congressional Location:

SW-1/4; SE-1/4; SECTION 24; TOWNSHIP 1S; RANGE 11W

Common Directions:

Located east of East Street, between Cross Street and School Street, on the northeast edge of Patoka.

Last updated

  01 Aug 2017

The following list is an attempt to show all known graves, using several different sources. There may be other graves which are unknown due to missing, unreadable, destroyed or broken markers.  Photos by Daniel L Elliott, April 2010.
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

Notes & Inscriptions

Photo#                                   Photo

Sect-

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Row

Danks

Edith

1888

1972

nee HITCH.  Wife of John Anderson DANKS. 


Married 21 Feb 1908.


Daughter of Edward Washington & Edna Alice  HITCH.

3519

W

8

Danks

Florence A

1 Mar 1859

24 Jul 1889

nee STEWART.  First wife of Joseph C DANKS.  Married 13 Apr 1881.  Daughter of Thomas & Susan L (HUDDLESON) STEWART.

3567

3568

W

8

Danks

John Anderson

1882

3 Sep 1953

Husband of Edith DANKS


Married 21 Feb 1908. 


Son of Joseph & Florence DANKS.

3520

W

8

Danks

John Joseph

1909

18 Apr 1959

Son of John Anderson & Edith (HITCH) DANKS.


“Father”

3518

W

8

Danks

Joseph C

30 Jan 1857

8 Aug 1927

Husband of Florence A. (STEWART) DANKS, 1st, married 13 Apr 1881; and  Nellie (ALVIS) DANKS, 2nd, married Jun 1891.  Son of Rev. Thomas C. & Mary D. (YOUNG) DANKS. 

(Born in Pennsylvania)

3569

W

8

Danks

Mary D

24 Sep 1834

1 Mar 1904

nee YOUNG.  Wife of Rev. Thomas C DANKS.

“Mother”

3570

3571

W

8

Danks

Nellie

1872

1941

nee ALVIS.  Second wife of Joseph C DANKS.  Married Jun 1891.

3504

W

7

Danks

Thomas Charles, Rev.

5 Apr 1831

12 Dec 1905

Husband of Mary D (YOUNG) DANKS. 


Pvt., Co. E, 6th Reg. Pennsylvania Heavy Artillery. (212 th Volunteers)


3570

3572

W


Lot 246

8

Daugherty

Carnelia Jerauld

1861

10 Aug 1926

Daughter of Joseph & Katherine (RHARDON) DAUGHERTY.  (On the same stone as Catherine THOMPSON)

Age, 64 yrs. 9 mos. 10 dys.

"Mother - Daughter" 

2570

E

5

Daugherty

Effie

26 Mar 1875

30 Aug 1931

nee BROCK.  Wife of James R DAUGHERTY.  Married 4 Sep 1894.  Daughter of Stroher & Delila (HELSEY) BROCK.


(Click here to view obituary.)


(Note:  Her father  & mother's names carved on other side of this monument.)

3245

W

2

Davis

Alissa J

20 Jun 2006

3 Aug 2016

Daughter of David DAVIS and Vickie BRUCE.


(Click here to view obituary.)

3565

EA

6

Davis

Karla Janine

4 Aug 1953

21 Jan 2015

nee HARMON. 


Daughter of Robert Nelson & Martha Joyce (HENNE) HARMON. 


Daughter:  Janine Elyce.


(Click here to view obituary.)

3562

EA

6

Day

Arvey A

1886


(8 Nov 1885)*

1936

First husband of Alice (JONES) DAY WILLIAMS.  Married 21 Nov 1907. 


Son of William G & Sarah A (YARBER) DAY.


*NOTE:  Date of birth on marriage license application is 8 Nov 1885.

2371

E

2

Day

William G

-- 

3 Apr 1920

Husband of Sarah A (YARBER) DAY. 


Son of George DAY.


Age 58 yrs. 7 mos. 11 dys.

Headstone not found or not identifiable.

?

?

Denton

Samuel D

17 May 1833

6 Nov 1902

Husband of Matilda (CRAWFORD) DENTON, 1st; and Mary J DENTON, 2nd, married 30 Sep 1896. 


Son of Benjamin & Carolyn (FARMER) DENTON.


Cpl., Co. D, 58th Reg. Indiana Infantry.  Resident of Princeton, Indiana:   Enlisted on 16 Dec 1861.


3467

W


Lot 183

6

Devin

Clara E

1851

1938

Wife of John P DEVIN

3751

W

12

Devin

John P

1849

1925

Husband of Clara E DEVIN

3752

W

12

Dixon

Edyth

17 Oct 1903

1 Nov 1944

Wife of Frank L DIXON.

"Mother"

"In God's Care"

2486

E

3

Dixon

Esther “Teddy”

12 Jul 1914

15 Nov 2000

Wife of Lester O DIXON

3527

W

8

Dixon

Frank L

18 Apr 1906

20 Jul 1990

 Husband of Edyth DIXON.

2485

E

3

Dixon

Lester O 

1 Aug 1909

28 Apr 1977

Husband of Esther “Teddy” DIXON. 

TEC3, U.S. Army, W. W. II

3527

3528

W

8

Dodson

Deborah Lee

11 Jan 1952

--

Wife of Thomas Lee DODSON.  Married 31 Dec 1972.

3077

EA

3

Dodson

Margaret A

2 Nov 1923

-- 

Wife of Stephen Arthur DODSON.  Married 1 Sep 1950

3075

EA

3

Dodson

Stephen Arthur 

7 Oct 1921

31 Jul 1986

Husband of Margaret A DODSON.  Married 1 Sep 1950. 

TEC5, U. S. Army, W.W. II

3075

3076

EA

3

Dodson

Thomas Lee

10 Nov 1951

9 Nov 2003

Hubsand of Deborah Lee DODSON.  Married 31 Dec 1972.  Son of Margaret DODSON.

3077

EA

3

Donaldson

Clara

1859

12 Aug 1887

Wife of William DONALDSON.

“Mother”

2973

E

13

Dorsey

Dorothea L

10 Feb 1921

18 Jun 1977

"Mother"

2365

E

2

Dossett

Kevin M

12 Mar 1975

5 Dec 1993

Son of Kenneth & Judy DOSSETT.

“Grandson of Rex & Nettie NELSON and Myrtle Jane (IBBOTSON) SCHWARTZLOSE"

3160

3161

EA

5

Dossett

Nettie M

1 May 1923

12 Sep 2012

nee MORRISON.  Wife of Rex DOSSETT. Married 5 Sep 1942.  Daughter of Roy & Charlotte Pearl (BARNES) MORRISON. 


(Click here to view obituary.)

4002

EA

5

Dossett

Rex

24 Apr 1922

7 Jun 1990

Husband of Nettie M (MORRISON) DOSSETT.  Married 5 Sep 1942.


Private First Class, U.S. Army, W.W. II

4002

3159

EA

5

Duke

Carrie

abt 1886

 --

Daughter of Abraham DUKE & Mary (MANUS) DUKE HODGES.


Age 34 yrs. 4 mos. 21 dys.

Headstone not found or not identifiable.

?

?

Duke

Ethelbert

6 Sep 1890

18 Mar 1926

Son of Joshua Seigal & Malissa (HUMPHREYS) DUKE.

Age 35 yrs. 6 mos. 12 dys. 


WW I.


3235

3239

W


Lot 57

2

Duke

George Samuel

1885

1950

Husband of Nora W DUKE.  Son of Joshua Seigal & Malissa (HUMPHREYS) DUKE

2604

3235

3238

E

5

Duke

Infant

19 Sep 1870

25 Mar 1871

Infant daughter of Joshua C & Sarah (MILTON) DUKE.

3482

W

7

Duke

James P

--

25 Jul 1909

Son of Joshua C & Sarah (MILTON) DUKE.


Age:  53 years.

3480

W

7

Duke

Joshua C 

 --

19 Jan 1889

Husband of Sarah (MILTON) DUKE.  Married 13 Jan 1856 in Dubois County,Indiana.


Age 58 yrs.


Pvt., Co. E, 58th Reg. Indiana Infantry.  

(Stone is very hard to read.)

3201

W


Lot 14

1

Duke

Joshua Seigal

1862

 --

Husband of Malissa H (HUMPHREY) DUKE.  Married 11 Jun 1884. Son of Joshua C & Sarah (MILTON) DUKE

3235

3236

W

2

Duke

Malissa H

23 Dec 1865

14 Jul 1929

nee HUMPHREYS.  Wife of Joshua Seigal DUKE.  Married 11 Jun 1884.  Daughter of Arthur "Archie" & Pricilla (McNEILEY) HUMPHREYS. 


(Click here to view obituary.)

3235

3237

W

2

Duke

Marion S

27 Oct 1860

3 Jun 1892

Son of Joshua C & Sarah (MILTON) DUKE

3481

W

7

Duke

Nora W

1877

1948

Wife of George Samuel DUKE

2604

E

5

Duke

Sarah

21 Feb 1836

16 Nov 1921

nee MILTON.   Wife of Joshua C DUKE.  Married 13 Jan 1856 in Dubois County, Indiana.  Daughter of Richard MILTON.


Age 80 Y.

3202

W

1

Duke

Sarah M

19 Sep 1875

25 Mar 1891

Daughter of Joshua C & Sarah (MILTON) DUKE.


Age 15 years.

Headstone not found or not identifiable.

?

?

Duncan

Arilla J “Rilla”

12 Dec 1848

22 Nov 1908

 nee WOODS.  Wife of John J DUNCAN.  Married 17 Feb 1874.

2398

E

2

Duncan

James Burr “Burr”

-- 

26 Jun 1891

Son of John J & Arilla J “Rilla” DUNCAN.

Aged 15 Yrs. 8 Ms. 27 Ds.

2400

2403

E

2

Duncan

John Obed

1878

1937

Husband of Pansy W DUNCAN

3312

3314

W

3

Duncan

Joseph J “Joe”

 

4 Aug 1900

Son of John J & Arilla J “Rilla” DUNCAN.

Age 19 Yrs 6 Ms 7 Ds.

2401

2402

E

2

Duncan

Pansy W

11 Mar 1885

20 Jan 1979

Wife of John Obed DUNCAN

3313

3314

W

3

Duncan

Rosalie

1893

-- 

Wife of William Carl DUNCAN

3450

W

6

Duncan

William Blair, Dr.

26 Jan 1851

20 Jul 1900

--

2582

E

5

Duncan

William Carl

1893

1919

Husband of Rosalie DUNCAN

3450

W

6

Dunning

Albert C

1851

1922

Husband of Sophronia A (MORRISON) DUNNING

2654

E

6

Dunning

George

2 Nov 1875

7 Feb 1901

Son of Albert C & Sophronia (MORRISON) DUNNING.

Age 25 Yrs. 3 Ms. 5 Days.

2655

E

6

Dunning

Sophronia

1854

1935

nee MORRISON.  Wife of Albert C DUNNING

2654

E

6

Dutton

Ethel M

1880

1951

Wife of James F DUTTON

2522

E

4

Dutton

James E

1872

1941

Husband of Ethel M DUTTON

2522

E

4

Dyson

Tod A

11 Apr 1971

22 Sep 1999

Husband of Marie DYSON.   Son of Judy (SCOTT) HART & Ronald GREENE.


"Son and Brother".    (Died in Hawkinsville, Georgia) 


(Click here to view obituary.)

3121

EA

4

Eaves

Dudley 

10 Dec 1887

19 Mar 1969

Husband of Mildred C EAVES. 

Indiana, Private First Class, U.S. Army, W.W. I

(Note:  Regular headstone gives date of birth as “1886”)

2340

2342

E

2

Eaves

Eunice E

1882

1931

Wife of John H EAVES

2343

E

2

Eaves

John H

1874

1954

Husband of Eunice E EAVES

2343

E

2

Eaves

Mildred C

6 Jul 1900

Mar 1974

Wife of Dudley EAVES.

2340

E

2

Edgin

Kristan Renee

21 Dec 1980

23 Dec 1980

"Gone to be an Angel"

2941

E

12

Eldridge

Clarence

-- 

6 Jan 1879

Son of Elijah S & Laura A (VOORHEES) ELDRIDGE.

Aged 1 Ys. 10 Ms. 22 Days.

3778

W

12

Eldridge

Elijah S

17 Jan 1843

5 Feb 1907

Husband of Laura A (VOORHEES) ELDRIDGE.

“Father”

3774

3776

W

12

Eldridge

George M

1909

1959

Son of William Lewis & Minerva B (MARTIN) ELDRIDGE MORTON.

3365

W

4

Eldridge

Laura A

3 Oct 1848

2 May 1920

nee VOOREES.  Wife of Elijah S ELDRIDGE.  Daughter of Holmes & Elizabeth (CASPER) VOORHEES

3774

3775

W

12

Eldridge

Lucinda

-- 

1920

--

Headstone not found or not identifiable.

?

?

Eldridge

William Lewis

3 Apr 1865

16 Sep 1920

William Lewis ELDRIDGE.  First husband of Minerva (MARTIN) ELDREDGE MORTON .  Married 12 Feb 1896.  Son of Elijah S & Laura A (VOORHEES) ELDREDGE.  (Born in Ohio)

3367

W

4

Ellerbrook

Carolyn E

15 Apr 1944

--

nee MARVELL.  Wife of Robert E ELLERBROOK.  Married 21 Dec 1963.

“Maw Maw”

“Our Children:  Robin, Jamie, Jill, Dan, Laura”

3065

3066

EA

3

Ellerbrook

Robert E “Bob”

24 Oct 1941

10 Jul 2004

Husband of Carolyn E (MARVELL) ELLERBROOK.  Married 21 Dec 1963.

“Poppy”

“Our Children:  Robin, Jamie, Jill, Dan, Laura”

SP5, US Army.

3065

3066

3067

EA

3

Elliott

Charles Arthur

Oct 1887

24 May 1914

Son of Thomas W & Eliza C ELLIOTT.

(Note:  "Died of pneumonia.  Self-employed blacksmith at Southern Shops.")
Information courtesy of Janet Elliott Douglas.

Headstone is reported to be "missing."

?

?

Elliott

Eliza C

1858

11 Apr 1929

nee LYNCH.   Wife of Thomas W ELLIOTT.  Married 10 May 1878.


Daughter of Thomas & Nancy (NASH) LYNCH.


Age 70 yrs 2 mos. 2 dys.

(Click here to view obituary.)

2915

E

11

Elliott

George Thomas

7 Jan 1882

13 Sep 1910

Son of Thomas W & Eliza C ELLIOTT.

(Note:  "Died of Typhoid Fever.")

Information courtesy of Janet Elliott Douglas.

No headstone found.

?

?

Elliott

Thomas W

1857

20 Jan 1929

Husband of Eliza C (LYNCH) ELLIOTT.  Married 10 May 1878. 


Son of George & Eliza (NEAL) ELLIOTT

Age 71 yrs. 5 mos.

(Click here to view obituary.)

2915

E

11

Ellis

Leonard O

25 Jul 1923

27 Mar 2003

Husband of O Kathryn "Nanny" (MILLER) ELLIS.  Married 23 Dec 1939.


Son of William ELLIS & Catherine I "Katie" (CULLIVAN) ELLIS MOORE SCHWANDER.


Pvt., US Army, WW II.

3620

3621

W

9

Ellis

O Kathryn "Nanny"

24 Feb 1924

8 Jul 2012

nee MILLER.  Wife of Leonard O ELLIS.  Married 23 Dec 1939. 


Daughter of Charles H & Mary F (MONTGOMERY) MILLER. 


(Click here to view obituary.)

3620

W

9

Erwin

Alice

1860

29 Jun 1918

Wife of John W ERWIN

3767

W

12

Erwin

Edna F

1880

1962

 --

3558

W

8

Erwin

Infant

27 Dec 1883

13 Feb 1884

Son of J L & Jennie ERWIN

3648

W

10

Erwin

James L

1846

28 Jan 1904

Husband of Jane (MARTIN) ERWIN. 


Cos. C & E, 136th Reg. Indiana Infantry.  (100 days, 1864)


3644

3646

W Lot 361

10

Erwin

Jane

1849

12 Oct 1918

nee MARTIN.  Wife of James L ERWIN

3644

W

10

Erwin

John W

1844

 --

Husband of Alice ERWIN


Co. E, 136th Reg. Indiana Infantry.  (100 days, 1864)


3767

W


Lot 373

12

Erwin

Lorah L

16 Jul 1888

19 Mar 1908

 --

3645

W

10

Eskew

Cyrus N

5 Feb 1857

2 Nov 1941

Husband of Mary C (HARRIS) ESKEW.


“Father” 


Son of John & Mary A ESKEW.

3538

W

8

Eskew

Infant

 

12 Jan 1884

Infant child of Cyrus N & Mary C (HARRIS) ESKEW.

3540

3539

W

8

Eskew

Infant

 

6 Jun 1886

Infant child of Cyrus N & Mary C (HARRIS) ESKEW.

3542

3539

W

8

Eskew

Infant

 

1 Jun 1894

Infant child of Cyrus N & Mary C (HARRIS) ESKEW.

3541

3539

W

8

Eskew

Mary C

30 Oct 1864

6 Oct 1945

nee HARRIS.  Wife of Cyrus N ESKEW.


“Mother”

3538

W

8

Esra

Thomas

15 Feb 1796

30 Aug 1879

Son of Abner ESERY.


Aged 83 Y’s 6 M’s 15 D’s.

2972

E

13

Etter

Alta M

 --

27 Oct 1896

Son of William Newton ETTER.

2453

E

3

Etter

Elizabeth C

1858

29 Oct 1929

nee JOHNSON.  Wife of Charles T TWEEDY, 1st, married 28 Sep 1882; and William Newton ETTER, 2nd, married 12 May 1898.  Daughter of William H & Hannah (KEY) JOHNSON.

3705

W

11

Etter

Elmer

Dec 1892

1914

Son of William Newton & Lydia M “Lyddia” (WHITE) ETTER.

2452

E

3

Etter

Infant

 --

--

Next to William Newton & Elizabeth C (JOHNSON) TWEEDY ETTER.

3707

W

11

Etter

Infant

 --

--

Next to William Newton & Elizabeth C (JOHNSON) TWEEDY ETTER.

3706

W

11

Etter

Lydia M “Lyddia”

1866

1895

nee WHITE.  Second wife of William Newton ETTER.  Married 8 Mar 1892.  Daughter of John & Eliza WHITE.

"Mother"

2455

E

3

Etter

Ray

 --

--

Son of William Newton & Lydia M “Lyddia” (WHITE) ETTER.

2454

E

3

Etter

William Newton

1855

1938

Husband of Mary ETTER, 1st;  Lydia M “Lyddia” (WHITE) ETTER, 2nd, married 8 Mar 1892; and Elizabeth C (JOHNSON) TWEEDY ETTER, 3rd, married 12 May 1898.  Son of William & Mary E (MARSH) ETTER.

3705

W

11

Evans

Christena

1850

10 Mar 1924

nee LYNN.  Wife of David EVANS.  Married 26 Oct 1870.  Daughter of Isaac & Margaret LYNN.

2651

E

6

Evans

David E

9 Dec 1840

5 Jun 1918

Husband of Christena (LYNN) EVANS.  Married 26 Oct 1870. Son of Thomas & Margaret (RILEY) EVANS. 


(Click here to view obituary.)

2651

E

6

The above (without photographs) was originally transcribed in April, 2002, and submitted by Georgia McEllhiney; corrections and updates, 2010, 2011 & 2012 by Daniel L Elliott.

Sections and Rows:

The cemetery plat recorded 24 Nov 1883 contains east (E) and west (W) sections, each with 13 north-south rows.  An east addition (EA) containing 5 north-south rows was recorded 17 Jul 1973.  For purposes of this listing, rows were numbered beginning on the west side of each section.

2247 East section, looking south.

2249 West section, looking south.

2618 East section, looking north.

2987 East addition, looking north.