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BETHEL CEMETERY
On 50S east of 600E (turn right at Rush Branch Methodist Church) approximately one mile from Rush Banch
Graves moved from Jefferson Proving Ground in early 1940s. Some recent burials also
Another combination of cemetery lists, please send in corrections or additions to Sheila



A few photos after cemetery list


Infant son of M & M Adam     Born and Died - Nov. 15, 1902

Anson, Emily G.    1842 - 1902

John F. son of Nickolas & Mary A. Augustine    May 17, 1882 - Apr. 10, 1883

Rachel C. Baker     Feb. 15, 1862 - July 1, 1847

Alice A. Barnes    Wife of D. C. Barnes    Jan. 8, 1881  Age 32 yr 7 mo 22 days

James G. Boswell    Dec. 31, 1846 - May 5, 1902

Emily H. Boswell     Apr. 12, 1852 - ________

James Boswell    Sep. 12, 1827 - Aug. ___, 1897    Served in Co. D.  34th Reg. Ind. Vol. Inf. (Civil War)

Sarill Boswell     Aug. 27, 1829 - Dec. 17, 1900

Hester A. Brenner   Dec. 11, 1843 - June 24, 1875

Calvin Brown   1878 - 1921
Lavada Brown  1878 - 1961

Mary E. Byram    June 28, 1848 - Jan. 12, 1901

Lois Perkins Campbell    1915 - 1936

Ann F. Campbell  Born June 18, 1855   Daughter of C. & M.A. Campbell

Charles Joseph Churchill    1862 - 1920

Charles Churchill    June 24, 1825 - Feb. 15, 1872

Nettie L. Churchill    Died  Aug. 2, 1861  Wife of Charles Churchill

Charles Albert Clerkin    Mar. 12, 1912 - Dec. 29, 1930

Philip Ambrose Clerkin    Dec. 1, 1878 - April 18, 1953   Son of Wm. & Mary

Iva J. Surber    July 27, 1881 - July 30, 1912  Wife of Amb. Clerkin

Dayle Coomes    Mar. 27, 1897 - Aug. 18, 1914

Laura Isabel Coomes    Aug. 5, 1869 - Aug. 4, 1904   Daughter of L. & M. McHardson

Larry R. Coomes    Nov. 17, 1898 - Dec. 3, 1898   Son of Laura Coomes

Stephen Decker    1855 - 1895

Victoria Decker    1855 - 1905   Wife of Stephen Decker

Estella S. Decker    1880 - 1894   Daughter of Victoria & Stephen Decker

Minnie Wright Demaree

William W. Demaree

Albert J. Demaree

John J. Demaree

Lawrence Dougherty    Died  March 9, 1891  Age 76 years

Frances Downing    Died Feb. 2, 1871   Wife of Wm Downing

Juilet Dudley    Oct. 3, 1839 - Sep. 13, 1900

Wm. Edwards    July 15, 1802 - Dec. 19, 1893

Susan Edwards    Aug. 30, 1799 - June 3, 1894   Wife of Wm. Edwards

George Ray Estall    Sep. 24, 1919 - Feb. 3, 1943   Pvt. Coast Artillery Corps  WWII   PH

S. Anna Estell    1893 - 1919

Russell S. Estell    1892 - 1919

Hanna L. Fry    1891 - 1947

Homer E. Fry    1890 - 1940    Pvt. 58 Spruce SO.  Oct. 18, 1940

Haselm Fry    1893 - 1932

Syrania Goldy   June 21, 1861   63 yrs  6 mo 6 dys.   Wife of Shedlock Goldy

Aquila Griffith    July 17, 1851  59 yrs  5 mo 1 dy   Wife of Benfield Griffith

James Andrew Guirl  Born  b. July 6, 1841 - d. Dec. 20, 1868   Age  27 yrs 5 mo 14 dys   Son of Isaac & Jane Guirl

Frances Hadan    1805 - 1890
John Hadan    Apr. 21, 1863  Aged 61 yrs 13 days

Irene Haily

John A. Hains    Dec. 14, 1828 - Feb. 13, 1886
Eliza K. Hains    April 2, 1835 - Aug. 9, 1906
Mary K. Hains   Mar. 23, 1854 - Oct. 19, 1861  Our Daughter  on Adjacent Tombstone,  Mary Lizzie same dates

Jonathan Hains    Nov. 10, 1794 - Apr. 30, 1864   Aged 69 yrs 5 mo 2 dys.

Angeline Haines    Apr. 27, 1805 - Dec. 24, 1878

Daisy E. Hallett    1886 - 1940
Arthur D.    1882 - 1954

Leonard Hanby    Died  Oct. 1967   55 years    Dowd Funeral Home

Elizabeth Hand    Died  Dec. 28, 1873  Ages 18 yrs 8 mo 8 dys   Daughter of O. & M. Hand

Jesse Hand    Mar. 4, 1840 - Jan. 30, 1909

George B. Haney    Died  Dec. 9, 1899   70 years   8th Ind. Cav.  Civil War

George B. Happe    1818 - 1903

George M. Hawthorn    Oct. 13, 1863 - July 23, 1891
Rachel C. Hawthorn     Feb. 15, 1862 - July 14, 1947 

Hinds, James    July 23, 1842 - Jan. 23, 1870
Hinds, Mary    May 15, 1813 - Apr. 23, 1887

Dallas E. Higgins    July 27, 1875 - July 20, 1957
India M. Higgins    Sept. 24, 1882 - Apr. 18, 1911
Elva D. Higgins      Aug. 20, 1900 - Mar. 20, 1913
Roy L. Higgins       May 6, 1901 - Apr. 18, 1912

Wm. O. Higgins    1846 - 1925
Nancy M. his wife    1849 - 1918
Chesley T. Higgins   Apr. 11, 1889 - Jan. 21, 1928

Francis Holton    Jan. 30, 1847   Aged   45 yrs. 8 mos.  21 dys.

George B. Hoppe    1818 - 1903

Samuel Hughey   July 13, 1810 - Sept. 27, 1841   Son of Joseph & Jane Hughey

W. H. Hulse    Jan. 2, 1822 - Apr. 10, 1887

James Hund    Mar. 24, 1807 - Apr. 23, 1881

Barnet P. Johnson    May 12, 1811 - Dec. 19, 1875
Lucy Johnson, his wife  Oct. 4, 1811 - Apr. 9, 1877
S. Emaline Johnson

Barry Johnson    June 27, 1802 - Oct. 7, 1852
Francis M.    Aug. 17, 1829 - Sept. 21, 1881
Jas. R.    June 24, 1793 - Aug. 12, 1846

Edith A. Johnson    1880 - 1956

Everett E. Johnson    Sept. 4, 1872 - Oct. 26, 1912

John H. Johnson    Apr. 19, 1928 - May 17, 1907
Susan Johnson    Mar. 10, 1833 - Jan. 6, 1918

Lucy E. Johnson    Mar. 17, 1866 - Jan. 22, 1884

Margaret Johnson    1842 - 1906
Meredith Johnson    1838 - 1923

Nancy E. Johnson, wife of W. G. Johnson    Apr. 23, 1884   Aged  59 yrs. 1 mo. 3 dys.

Wm. M. Johnson    Feb. 6, 1880    Aged  93 yrs. 5 mos. 29 dys.
Sallie Johnson, wife of Wm. M. Johnson    May 19, 1880   Aged 93 yrs. 25 dys.

Margaret A. Losey    Aug. 9, 1834 - Mar. 31, 1899

Elizabeth McDowell, wife of Wash. McDowell    Feb. 12, 1862   Aged 55 yrs. 17 dys.

Washington McDowell    July 28, 1866    Aged 65 yrs. 10 mo.

Lawrence Merrell    Oct. 25, 1872 - Sept. 29, 1873

Malissa Merrell, Wife of Francis Merrell    Dec. 29, 1830 - Feb. 7, 1853

Nancy  Merrell,  Dau. of F. M. & M. Merrell    June 28, 1851 - Apr. 10, 1852

Samuel Neil    April 22, 1803    Aged  73 yrs. 11 mo. 5 dys.

Elmer Ellsworth Neill    July 7, 1861 - Sept. 15, 1889

Nancy Jane Neill    1836 - 1917

William Morton Neill,     Aug. 29, 1863 - Oct. 30, 1885  Aged 22 yrs. 2 mo. 1 day  Son of W.A. & N. J. Neill

Willits A. Neill    Sept. 2, 1830    April 1, 1884

Maude Paugh    1904 - 1932

Flora M. Perkins   July 2, 1863 - November 29, 1905

John H. Perkins    September 8, 1815 - March 5, 1905

Sarah A. Perkins    October 14, 1835 - December 3, 1912

Forrest R. Perkins    August 9, 1904 - February 10, 1905

Frank B. Perkins    1871 - 1958

Elva E. Perkins    1873 - 1958

Wife of Joe Ralstin    November 5, 1850 - Sept. 29, 1905

Lida I. L. Ralstin    July 19, 1880 - December 25, 1904

Gertie B. Ralstin    November 30, 1884 - March 21, 1900

Elizabeth Ransdell    November 15, 1799 - January 10, 1885

Noah Ransdell    August 29, 1792 - December 18, 1872

Jesse G. Ransdell    July 26, 1823 - August 3, 1895

Infant son of J.C. & Elizabeth Ransdell    February 25, 1868

Hilda Spann Rich    1907 - 1954

Malissa M. Richardson, wife of Issaac N.    September 13, 1825 - October 4, 1896

I. N. Richardson    January 9, 1822 - February 15, 1893

Mary M. Richardson    1853 - 1927

Emily M. Rickman (maiden name Mason) , wife of Fielding Rickman     June 16, 1911   67 years 6 m

Fielding Rickman    December 8, 1842 - December 4, 1906

William M. Rickman, Son    March 10, 1876 - May 27, 1892

Augustine Rickman   June 2, 1866 - Nov 18, 1889

James M. Rickman    Died  September 1, 1842   18 years  5 mos. 14 dys

Mary Ryker    1810 - 1903

Peter Ryker    June 28, 1791   Aged 47 years  1 mos. 7 dys.

Nancy E. Sawyer    1846 - 1929   Her son Charles S. Van Cleave  1875 - 1929

Lillie R. Schonfield    1869 - 1903

Henry W. Schonfield    1868 - 1934

Edmon Semon    1851 - 1914
Mary A. His wife

Willard N. Semon    September 16, 1893 - April 27, 1919

Baby Semon    February 15, 1890 - February 19, 1890

Elsie L. Semon    November 26, 1887 - March 16, 1891

Willits A. Semon    September 1, 1880 - January 19, 1891

Flora E. Semon    1899 - 1919

Lon Semon    1885 - 1971

James J. Shaw    December 3, 1834 - November 30, 1863

Sarah C. Shreve,  Daughter of J. & E. Shreve    Died  January 9, 1861   Aged 22 yrs. 9 days


Hazel M. Smith   April 15, 1893 - February 15, 1932
U. E. Smith    August 6, 1867 - March 28, 1938
Almira Smith, wife    March 22, 1865    May 8, 1928

Lora E. Sprague    1878 - 1932

Melvin Sprague    August 12, 1832 - January 9, 1917

Elizabeth Sprague, Wife    January 9, 1850 - July 5, 1930

_______Spurgin,  Dau. of S. & M. Spurgin    June 16, 1874 - October 29, 1874

Martha E. Spurgin, Wife of Samuel Spurgin    July 16, 1874    Aged 31 yrs. 10 mos. 20 dys.

Mary E. Spurgin    December 20, 1830 - January 21, 1928

George R. Spurgin    June 16, 1833 - ?

S. Spurgin    Died   February 24, 188?

Walter E. Stanley,  Son of Wm. & E. C. Stanley    November 10, 1876   Aged  2 yr. 11 mos. 4 dys.

Eliza C. Stanley,  Wife of Wm. Stanley    July 15, 1880   Aged 28 yrs. 8 mos. 18 dys.

Beatrice C. Stout,  Wife of Harry Stout    November 19, 1899 - July 9, 1922

Isaac N. Sullender    1846 - 1930

Elizal Sullender    1851 - 1923

Martha J. Sullender   1845 - January 26, 18??

Alisabeth Sullender    March 4, 1834 - January 25, 1884

John T. Surber    1879 - 1946

Ephraim Surber    1852 - 1936

Mary E. Surber    1854 - 1941

Jno Surber    Co. H. 10th Ind. Cav.  Civil War

Euen Swaidner    Oct. 5, 1845 - Feb. 4, 1865

Abram Swaigner    Dec. 18, 1800 - Feb. 20, 1890

Mary Swaigner, His wife    Jan. 5, 1802 - Aug. 5, 1885

Joseph L. Tatam    Feb. 2, 1801 - July 1, 1876

Mary A. Tatam    Nov. 7, 1816 - Feb. 21, 1889

Mary J. Tatam    1852 - 1938

Enoli O. Townsend,  Dau. of S. & S. F. E. Townsend     Feb. 8, 1858 - Aug. 22, 1859

Mary L. Townsend,  Wife of E. T. Townsend    April 10, 1862 - June 21, 1886

Chas. E. Vincent    1856 - 1949

Sarah E. Vincent    1859 - 1920

George Van Cleve    Sep. 24, 1869 - Mar. 28, 1891

John Van Cleve    1843 - 1908   Co. D. 35th Reg. Ind. Vol. Civil War

Henry Waddle    Feb. 14, 1885   Agedd 73 yr. 5 mo. 11 days

Clarissa (Brown) Waddle,  Wife of Henry    Died  Feb. 24, 1885   Aged 80 yr. 8 mo. 24 dys.

Mary E. Waggoner, Wife of J. M. Waggoner   Died  April 27, 1865   Aged 20 yrs. 8 mo.

Stephen A. Waggoner   Died  Dec. 12, 1862

Jesse Waltor    Co. H. 25th Ind. Inf.

Silas West    April 18, 1860 - July 29, 1887

Infant Son of S. & M. E. Wilson    Feb. 9, 1893   9 days

Cora Ellen Wilson    1907 - 1909

Grant M. Wilson    1868 - 1929

Margaret E. Wilson    1868 - 1934

Hannah Wilson,  Wife of B. Wilson    Dec. 13, 1873   Age 61

Noah W. Wilson    April 30, 1857   3 mo. 2 days

(These were all on separate markers with no dates)

Electa Wright
Eliza Wright
Harvey Wright
Sarah Wright
Thomas Wright

Frederick J. Wright    Sept. 21, 1843 - Dec. 30, 1917

Catharine Wright,  Wife of Frederick J. Wright    Sept. 22, 1848 - Nov. 3, 1930

Peter Wright    Jan. 24, 1876 - July 7, 1918

Lucy M. Wright,  Wife of Peter Wright    Feb. 17, 1874 - Dec. 26, 1919

Minnie Young    Mar. 24, 1870 - Feb. 18, 1903

Clarissa & Henry Waddle

Noah Ransdell

Barnet P. & Lucy Johnson


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