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Patoka

Cemetery

White River Township

Gibson County, Indiana

Coordinates:

38.4065 N Latitude; -87.5880 W Longitude

Congressional Location:

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

Common Directions:

Located in Patoka, on the north side of Grave Street, immediately west of the Presbytarian (Old Columbia) Church, Spring (High) Street and the railroad crossing.

Last updated

 14 Oct 2011

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 01 Apr 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#                       Photos

Sect-

ion

Row

Palmar

Infant

--

13 Agu 1874

Daughter of T T & S P PALMAR.

Aged 1 mo. 10 ds.

9325

All

5

Palmar

Infant

--

15 Aug 1874

Infant of T T & S P PALMAR.

Aged 1 mo. 12 ds.

9236

All

2

Palmar

Mary J

--

11 Aug 1874

Daughter of T T & S P PALMAR.

Aged 9 ys. 2 m. 4 ds.

9392

9244 (footstone)

All

8

Parrett

Louis S

 --

9 Oct 18?7

Son of Robert & A M  PARRETT.

Aged ? Yr. 3 Ms. ? Ds.

9353

All

6

Patterson

William J

abt 1834

18 Jan 1868

Pvt., Co. E, 80th Reg. Indiana Infantry.  Resident of Patoka, Indiana:  Enlisted on 14 Aug 1862, mustered out on 15 Mar 1863.
.

9550

All

12

Paul

George R

8 Dec 1861

19 Apr 1866

Aged 4 Yr’s. 4 Mo’s. 5 Da’s. (sic)

9466

All

9

Paul

Jemina E

8 Dec 1861

18 Apr 1866

Aged 4 Yr’s. 4 Mo’s. 4 Da’s. (sic)

9464

All

9

Paul

William N

2 Oct 1859

21 Apr 1866

Aged 6 Yr’s. 6 Mo’s. 18 Da’s.

9448

All

8

Pearce

Monroe B

18 Sep 1855

17 Jun 1857

Aged 1 yr. 9 mos.

9525

All

10

Pearce

William C

16 Nov 1851

16 May 1864

Son of J & J A PEARCE

Headstone not found or identified.

All

?

Philbrick

Jesse

 --

6 Dec 1844

Aged 36 years.

Headstone not found or identified.

All

?

Phillips

Jessie

1775

16 Dec 1841

--

Headstone not found or identified.

All

?

Pickrell

Emily D

1863

1942

--

9375

D

7

Pickrell

Mary A

-- 

1 Nov 1876

Wife of Wilson M PICKRELL.

Aged 38 ys. 7 ms. 6 ds.

9568

All

13

Rasmund

Samuel

-- 

9 Apr 1872

Son of Holmes RASMUND.

Aged 16 years.

Headstone not found or identified.

All

?

Rhairdon

William

17 Mar 1804

17 Dec 1875

Aged 71 years.

9443

All

8

Richards

??rma D

--

6 Aug 1873

Daughter of ? M & R RICHARDS.

Aged 1 yr 5 ms. 12 ds.

9437

All

8

Riley

Ethelyn “Little Ethelyn”

--

15 Jul 1875

Infant daughter of Lucius “Lute F” & Margaret H “Maggie” (ORR) RILEY.

Aged 19 Days.

9626

All

19

Riley

Frank 

 --

Jun 1865

Sgt., Co. C., 58th Reg. Indiana Infantry.

9502

All

9

Riley

Harry E

--

12 Apr 1877

Son of John & Jane RILEY.

Aged 5 Y’rs. 21 D’s.

9631

All

19

Riley

James

14 Oct 1817

8 Oct 1876

Aged 58 Yr’s 11 M’s. 21 D’s.

(Top of stone is now missing.)

9548

All

12

Riley

Lucius “Lute F”

1850

1920

Husband of Margaret “Maggie” (ORR) RILEY.  Married 5 Mar 1870.

9627

All

19

Riley

Margaret “Maggie”

1851

1898

nee ORR.  Wife of Lucius RILEY.  Married 5 Mar 1870.

9627

All

19

Rogers

William

 --

8 Sep 1847

Aged 38 Y’s 19 D’s.

9435

All

8

Rose

Benjamin Bradford

1775

19 Sep 1838

Husband of Mary ROSE. 


Son of Bennett & Sarah (BRADFORD) ROSE.

(Only top half of stone remains; surface is flaking off.)

9433

All

8

Ruppert

John

--

14 Oct 1871

Husband of Mary A RUPPERT.

Aged 78 ys. 11 ms. 1 day. 


Indian Wars?.


9607

All

17

Ruppert

Mary A

3 Sep 1809

8 Feb 1893

Wife of John RUPPERT.

9605

All

17

Sibert

Joseph

1 May 1795

12 Aug 1874

Husband of Lucy SIBERT.

Aged 79 Ys. 3 Ms. 11 Ds.

9233

All

2

Sibert

Lucy B

18 Mar 1803

29 Oct 1873

Wife of Joseph SIBERT.

Aged 64 ys. 7 ms. 11 ds.

9232

All

2

Sibert

Phebe A

25 Oct 1847

14 Jul 1872

nee STEELMAN. Wife of Reuben SIBERT.  Daughter of John Wesley & Phebe Elizabeth (HINKLE) STEELMAN, Sr.

9608

All

17

Sibert

William

9 Jul 1872

23 Jul 1872

Son of Reuben & Phebe A SIBERT.

Aged 14 Days.

9609

All

17

Spain

Archibald

26 Nov 1798

3 Oct 1879

Husband of Sarah "Sally" (WOODS) SPAIN.  Married 6 May 1819.

Aged 71 Yrs. 10 ms. 7 Das

9282

All

3

Spain

Archibald W

abt 1839

?

Husband of Viola C (COLE) SPAIN.  Son of Archibald & Sarah "Sally  (WOODS) SPAIN.  Married 22 May 1866 in Hamilton County, Indiana.

Resident of Patoka, Indiana:  Commissioned an officer (Asst. Surgeon) Co. F&S, 136th Reg. Indiana Infantry on 24 May 1864, mustered out on 2 Sep 1864 at Indianapolis, Indiana.
Resident of Patoka, Indiana:  Commissioned an officer (Asst. Surgeon) Co. F&S, 80th Reg. Indiana Infantry on 16 Dec 1864, mustered out on 22 Jun 1865 at Indianapolis, Indiana.

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

Headstone not found or identified.

All

?

Spain

Elizabeth

11 Aug 1808

25 Jun 1842

nee MARTIN.  Wife of Pleasant SPAIN.  Married 13 Apr 1830.

Aged 34 years.

Headstone not found or identified.

All

?

Spain

Emma Bell

12 Feb 1860

17 Mar 186?

Daughter of of William A & Jemina M SPAIN.

Aged ?.

9452

All

8

Spain

Harrison M C

?

?

Son of of William A & Jemina M SPAIN.

9455

All

8

Spain

James A

15 Mar 1831

27 Jun 1876

Husband of Sarah (HOWE) SPAIN.  Married 4 May 1865.

9310

All

4

Spain

Louisa

--

1 Mar 1877

Daughter of James A & Sarah (HOWE) SPAIN.

Aged 11 Yrs. 13 Days.

9309

All

4

Spain

Pleasant N

13 Nov 1853

20 Nov 1867

Son of William A & Jemina M SPAIN.

Aged ?.

9451

All

8

Spain

Sarah “Sally”

3 Mar 1803

19 Mar 1872

nee WOODS.  Wife of Archibald SPAIN.  Married 6 May 1819.

Aged 69 yrs. 16 dys.

9281

All

3

Spencer

Mary D

“Mollie”

--

15 Feb 1872

nee MILLER.  Wife of John E SPENCER.  Married 20 Feb 1867.

Aged 25 Ys. 9 Ms. 15 Ds.

9597

All

16

Steelman

Eva May

17 Jul 1876

21 Jun 1878

Daughter of John Wesley & Caroline Adelia (KNAUB) STEELMAN, Jr.

9647

All

22

Steelman

Mary J

28 Mar 1857

14 Jan 1875

Daughter of John Wesley & Phebe Elizabeth (HINKLE) STEELMAN, Sr.

Aged 17 yrs. 9 mos. 17 dys.

9610

All

17

Steelman

William

25 Oct 1849

7 Feb 1871

First husband of Ellen "Ella" (ROBB) STEELMAN HITCH.  Married 27 Dec 1870.  Son of of John Wesley & Phebe Elizabeth (HINKLE) STEELMAN, Sr.

Aged 21 ys 3 ms 13 ds.

9611

All

17

Stein

Catherine

7 Mar 1829

14 Aug 1874

nee STEWART.  Wife of Stephen STEIN.

Aged 45 Ys. 5 Ms. 7 Ds

9403

All

8

Stein

Stephen

7 May 1828

18 Dec 1873

Husband of Catherine STEIN.

Aged 45Ys. 7 Ms. 11 Ds.

9405

All

8

Stermer

Sally

-- 

19 Nov 1879

nee WITHERSPOON.  Wife of William STERMER.  Married 16 Jan 1873.

9547

All

12

Stewart

?

?

?

May be other children of Samuel A & Lucinda STEWART on other side of this large shaft – too large to move by hand.

9395

All

8

Stewart

James W

 --

14 Aug 1866

Son of T & S L STEWART.

Aged ? (too worn to read.)

9364

All

7

Stewart

Lucinda

 --

5 Apr 1874

nee HOWE.  Wife of Samuel A STEWART.  Married 29 Jan 1824.

Aged 68 yrs. 1 mo. 2 dys.

9401

All

8

Stewart

Minnie Edith

 --

8 Oct 1874

Daughter of T & S L STEWART.

Aged 6 yrs. 4 ms. 24 ds.

9362

All

7

Stewart

Robert H

--

8 Sep 1832

Son of Samuel A & Lucinda (HOWE) STEWART

9396

All

8

Stewart

Samuel A

 --

24 May 1849

Husband of Lucuida (HOWE) STEWART.  Married 29 Jan 1824.

Aged 61 yrs. 5 ms. 14 ds.

9399

All

8

Stewart

Sarah

--

1 Mar 1841

Daughter of Samuel A, & Lucinda (HOWE) STEWART.

Aged 3 mo. 24 ds.

9397

All

8

Stewart

William

 --

7 Jul 1827

Son of Samuel A & Lucinda (HOWE) STEWART.

Aged ? ms. 15 ds.

9395

All

8

Stott

Albert J

 --

27 Dec 1875

Aged 19 yrs. 8 mos. 20 dys.

Headstone not found or identified.

All

?

Stott

William

21 May 1819

21 Dec 18??

Bottom of stone broken.

9661

All

23

Sturgess

Louisa

-- 

11 Jan 1848

Consort of James N STURGESS.

“who departed this life Jany 11th 1848.  Aged 25 years and 5 month.”

(Top of stone is now missing.)

9491

All

9

Trickett

Infant

25 Sep 1875

8 Oct 1875

Infant son of H M & Nannie E TRICKETT.

Aged 13 Days.

9554

All

12

Trickett

Johnnie

16 Oct 1873

17 Sep 1875

Son of H M & Nannie E TRICKETT.

Aged 1 Yr. 11 Mo’s 1 Day.

9556

All

12

Trickett

Nannie E

23 Sep 1850

30 Sep 1875

Wife of H M TRICKETT.

Aged 25 Yrs. 7 Days.

9553

9551

All

12

Truckey

Nicholas 

1839

28 Nov 1887

Husband of Carrie M (WILHITE) TRUCKEY.  Married 11 Sep 1887.


Private, Co. I, 60th Reg. Indiana Infantry.  Enlisted on 1 Jan 1862, mustered out on 21 Mar 1865 at Indianapolis, Indiana.

(Exact date of death from “Headstones Provided for Deceased Union Civil War Veterans, 1879-1903)

Headstone not found or identified.

All

?

Voohrees

Samuel Edmund

--

9 Apr 1872

Son of Holmes & Elizabeth VOORHEES.

Aged 16 yr’s 1 month.

9593

All

16

Weist

Henry C

--

24 Feb 1875

Son of J & E A WEIST.

Aged 19 yrs. 8 m’s. 12 d’s.

9629

All

19

Welborn

Charles

21 Aug 1874

4 Sep 1877

Son of Oscar M & Mary J (JERAULD) WELBORN.

9416

9412

W

8

Welborn

Infant

19 Jan 1873

19 Jan 1873

Infant child of Oscar M & Mary J WELBORN.

“Born & Died Jan 19, 1873.”

9427

W

8

Welborn

Infant

19 Mar 1873

19 Mar 1873

Infant child of Oscar M & Mary J WELBORN.

“Born & Died Jan 19, 1873.”

9427

W

8

Welborn

Infant

?

?

(Stone not readable.)

9424

W

8

Welborn

Infant

?

?

(Stone not readable.)

9425

W

8

Welborn

Infant

10 Apr 1876

15 Sep 1877

Infant son of Oscar M & Mary J (JERAULD) WELBORN.

9413

9411

W

8

Welborn

Mary Jerauld

20 Jun 1844

21 Apr 1877

nee JERAULD.  Wife of Oscar M WELBORN.

9407

9408

W

8

West

Henry C

 --

24 Feb 1875

Son of Jacob & Eliza A WEST.

Aged 19 yrs. 8 mos. 12 dys.

Headstone not found or identified.

All

?

Williams

Mattie

?

?

Daughter of M S & S J WILLIAMS.

(Dates buried.)

9558

All

12

Williams

Minnie

9 Dec 1862

30 Jun 1866

Daughter of M S & S J WILLIAMS.

9565

All

12

Wise

Mary Louise

14 Mar 1869

24 Jul 1886

Daughter of Abram B & Louise (JONES) WISE.

9250

All

2

Witherspoon

Emma J

6 Sep 1844

7 Jan 1915

nee ALVIS. Wife of Moses C WITHERSPOON.  Married 16 Aug 1866.

9572

All

13

Witherspoon

Fannie

 --

6 Mar 1877

Wife of J C WITHERSPOON.

Aged 30 yrs. 10 days.

9539

All

12

Witherspoon

John B

22 Jul 1834

13 Jun 1867

Son of William P & Permelia WITHERSPOON. 


Pvt., Co H, 17th Reg. Indiana Infantry.  Resident of Patoka, Indiana: Enlisted on 12 Jun 1861, mustered out on 8 Aug 1865 at Macon, Georgia.


9544

All

12

Witherspoon

Moses C

22 Nov 1836

13 Dec 1924

Husband of Emma J (ALVIS) WITHERSPOON.  Married 16 Aug 1866


Pvt., Co. A, 80th Reg. Indiana Infantry.  Resident of Patoka, Indiana:  Enlisted on 4 Sep 1862, mustered out on 22 Feb 1865.


9572

All

13

Witherspoon

Permelia

22 Oct 1814

23 Jan 1879

Wife of William P WITHERSPOON.

Aged 64 Ys. 3 Ms. 1 Day.

(Named on two monuments.)

9541

9542

All

12

Witherspoon

William P

30 Mar 1807

7 Apr 1892

Husband of Permelia WITHERSPOON.

Aged 85 Ys. 8 Ds.

9540

All

12

Woods

Atha V ?

--

25 ??? 1872

Son of A B & K D WOODS.

Aged 2 mos.  d’s.

9628

All

19

Woods

Ephriam E

abt 1827

?

Husband of Elizabeth F (CHAPPELL) WOODS.  Married 22 Apr 1848 in Pike County, Indiana.

1st Lt., Co. C, 58th Reg. Indiana Infantry.  Resident of Princeton, Indiana:  Enlisted on 10 Jan 1861.  Mustered out on 2 Aug 1862.

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

Headstone not found or identified.

All

?

Woods

Sarah “Sallie”

6 Jan 1850

19 Mar 1869

Daughter of Ephriam E & Elizabeth F (CHAPPELL) WOODS.

Aged 19 years.

Headstone not found or identified.

All

?

?

?

?

?

Buried stone.

9276

All

2

?

?

?

?

Rough field stone.

9305

All

4

?

?

?

?

Rough field stone.

9306

All

4

?

?

?

?

Only base of monument.

9344

All

6

?

?

?

?

Rough field stone.

9372

All

7

?

?

?

?

Aged 29 ys. 10 ms. 27 ds.

(Top of stone is missing.)

9390

All

7

?

?

?

?

Probably footstone.

9440

All

8

?

?

?

?

Too worn to read.

9445

All

8

?

?

?

?

No visible markings.

9446

All

8

?

?

?

?

Only base of monument.

9461

All

8

?

?

?

?

No readable information.

9521

All

10

?

?

?

?

Large base; no readable information.

Footstone “J.W.N.” may be marking this burial.

9530

9532 (footstone)

All

10

?

?

?

?

Large monument; side with inscription is buried.

9528

All

10

?

?

?

?

Large shaft; buried.

9557

All

12

?

?

?

?

Only base of monument.

9567

All

13

?

?

?

?

Small piece of stone.

9579

All

15

?

?

?

?

Small piece of stone.

9581

All

15

?

?

?

?

Small piece of stone.

9583

All

15

?

?

?

?

Bottom of large slab stone.

9594

All

16

?

?

?

?

Top of monument is buried; too heavy to lift.

9599

All

16

?

?

?

?

Broken stone.

9633

All

20

?

?orana

?

?

Child’s stone; too worn to read.

9288

All

3

?

Ephraim

16 Jan182?

8 Jan 1875

Corner of monument missing.

9523

All

10

?

Jessie

 

28 May 18??

Infant Son.

Headstone not found or identified.

All

?

?

Kathy “Our little Kathy” ?

--

18 ??? 1865

Aged ? ys 8 ms. 3 ds

9513

All

9

?

William C

?? Sep 1852

?? Feb 18??

Stone is badly eroded.

9347

All

6

 Sections and Rows
Cemetery is in one section, with three family burial sections enclosed by iron fences, herein abbreviated as:  "B" Bingham Family; "D" Daniel's Family and "W" Welborn.  Rows were numbered beginning on the east side of the cemetery and the alignment, north to south is often irregular.
9221

9406

9669

9671