Wednesday, September 2, 2015

Mount Carmel Cemetery

Today's Walk Through the Tombstones is at Mount Carmel Cemetery in Stinesville, Monroe County, Indiana.



Early county maps show that the former Mount Carmel church sat on this site.  But surely, if this had been a church cemetery, it would be laid out in neat rows.  We discovered on June 08, 2015 that this cemetery is a twisty curvy, beautiful oddity.  There is a small area to park which makes this cemetery easily accessible.  The ground is somewhat hilly which leads me to believe there is a Karst formation in the area.  There are are more small sinkholes near the back area of the cemetery.  These sinkholes have disturbed some of the graves here.  
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Our first stop is at the grave of Francis Ashbaugh.

Born: September 16, 1829
Died: March 29. 1898

He was married to Nancy Shelburn Ashbaugh (1830-1910).  She is buried with him in Mount Carmel Cemetery.

They had several children:
Jinsey Ashbaugh (1852-1859) - buried in Mount Carmel Cemetery, Monroe County, Indiana.
Mary E. Ashbaugh Baker (1855-1915) - buried in Mount Carmel Cemetery, Monroe County, Indiana.
Samantha J. Ashbaugh (1859-1859) - buried in Mount Carmel Cemetery, Monroe County, Indiana.
Margarete Ashbaugh Gillaspy (1863-1947) - buried in Chambersville Cemetery, Owen County, Indiana.
Susan C. Ashbaugh (1867-1872) - buried in Mount Carmel Cemetery, Monroe County, Indiana.

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Here is Nancy Shelburn Ashbaugh's grave.  She is listed on the opposite side of her husband.

Born: March 15, 1830
Died: July 2, 1910

Her parents were William Shelburn (1783-1852) and Jinsey Robertson Shelburn (1794-1875).  Both are buried in Mount Carmel Cemetery.

She was the youngest of her siblings:
Mills Shelburn (1809-1874)buried in Mount Carmel Cemetery, Monroe County, Indiana.
Squire Shelburn (1818-1894)buried in Mount Carmel Cemetery, Monroe County, Indiana.
Mary Jane Shelburn Kean (1824-1882)buried in Mount Carmel Cemetery, Monroe County, Indiana.
James Shelburn (1826-1912) - buried in Worthington Cemetery, Greene County, Indiana.

She was married to Francis Ashbaugh (1829-1898).  He is on the opposite side of the headstone.


They had several children:

Jinsey Ashbaugh (1852-1859) - buried in Mount Carmel Cemetery, Monroe County, Indiana.
Mary E. Ashbaugh Baker (1855-1915) - buried in Mount Carmel Cemetery, Monroe County, Indiana.
Samantha J. Ashbaugh (1859-1859) - buried in Mount Carmel Cemetery, Monroe County, Indiana.
Margarete Ashbaugh Gillaspy (1863-1947) - buried in Chambersville Cemetery, Owen County, Indiana.
Susan C. Ashbaugh (1867-1872) - buried in Mount Carmel Cemetery, Monroe County, Indiana.

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We now come to the grave of James M. Ashbaugh.

Born: December 21, 1840
Died: December 3, 1861

He was the son of Jacob Ashbaugh (1815-1869) and Cassandra Overstreet Ashbaugh (1821-?).  I haven't been able to find out where they are buried as of yet.

He had several siblings:
Nancy Jane Ashbaugh (1845-?) - unknown
Thomas Benton Ashbaugh (1848-1872) - unknown
Alonzo Ashbaugh (1848-1872) - unknown
Mary E. Ashbaugh (1857-?) - unknown

He served in the Civil War in the 38th Indiana Infantry, Company G with his cousin, Joseph Aquila Ashbaugh (1843-1862) who is buried in the Ashbaugh Cemetery in Stinesville, Indiana.  James became very ill less than three months into his enlistment.  He died from a fever while under the care of William A. Clapp, the surgeon assigned to the 38th Indiana Regiment.

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Here is the grave of Susan C. Ashbaugh.

Born: December 22, 1867
Died: September 19, 1872

She was the daughter of Francis Ashbaugh (1829-1898) and Nancy Shelburn Ashbaugh (1830-1910).  Both are buried in Mount Carmel Cemetery.

She was the youngest of her siblings:
Jinsey Ashbaugh (1852-1859) - buried in Mount Carmel Cemetery, Monroe County, Indiana.
Mary E. Ashbaugh Baker (1855-1915) - buried in Mount Carmel Cemetery, Monroe County, Indiana.
Samantha J. Ashbaugh (1859-1859) - buried in Mount Carmel Cemetery, Monroe County, Indiana.
Margarete Ashbaugh Gillaspy (1863-1947) - buried in Chambersville Cemetery, Owen County, Indiana.

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We now come to the Baker Monument.  This is one of the first groupings of stones that you will find at Mount Carmel Cemetery.  It is in very good condition and is surrounded by a low stone wall.  There are several graves just outside of the stone wall of family members and other relations.

The main grave with the beautiful veil draped urn on the top is of the Baker Family.

The first that we will look at is that of Thomas Baker.

Born: November 13, 1847
Died: January 18, 1896

He was married to Mary E. Ashbaugh Baker (1855-1915).  Her name is shown on the opposite side of the monument.  Their children, Bertha E. Baker (1877-1904) and Francis T. Baker (1874-1874) are also listed on the monument, though it appears that Francis has a separate headstone just outside of the stone wall.

 I am unsure as to why there are two memorials to Francis.  His name is clearly carved under his father's name on the main monument.  It is possible that they just wanted a separate headstone for him because he was on infant.  I am not sure.  I have also found conflicting dates for his birth.  The dates on the monument show that he was born and died in the same year, February 23, to October 10, 1874.  There is no birth date on the headstone with his name on it, but I have found at least one place that lists his birth date as being September 23, 1867 and his death date as being October 10, 1874.  I am more inclined to believe that this last birth date as being a mistake.

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This is a newer headstone erected in memory of Martin Cornman.

Born: April 3, 1798, Pennsylvania
Died: October 5, 1875

He was married to Anna Amelia Uhler Cornman (1823-1864).  She is buried near him in Mount Carmel Cemetery and his shown to be his third wife.  

They had at least one child:
William H. Cornman (1826-1891) - buried in Springville Cemetery, Cumberland County, Pennsylvania

There is a small metal marker with Martin's name and birth and death year on it near the newer headstone.  I suppose, therefore, that his original headstone is long since gone.

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This is the grave for Anna Amelia Uhler Cornman.

Born: April 24, 1823
Died: June 15, 1864

She was the third wife of Martin Cornman (1798-1875) who is buried near her in Mount Carmel Cemetery.












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This is the grave of William G. Easton.

Born: July 18, 1826
Died: March 18, 1894

He was married Delila Virgina Williams Easton (1836-1909).  She is buried in Mount Carmel Cemetery near him.











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This is the grave of Elsie E. Easton.

Born: July 17, 1889
Died: July 31, 1890

She was the daughter of J.W. Easton (?-?) and A.I. Easton (?-?).  I am unsure of their names or where they are buried.






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Here we have the grave of Elsie P. Easton.

Born: April 7, 1866
Died: December 24, 1889

Her name is listed on the Easton monument so it likely that her father is William G. Easton (1826-1894) and her mother is Delila Virginia Williams Easton (1836-1909).  They are both buried in Mount Carmel Cemetery.

The inscription on her monument says, 
"Gone thou art in youthful sweetness,
Time is short changeful voyage over;
Now thy beauty in completeness,
Blooms on heavens unfading shore,
What to us is life without thee,
Darkness and despair alone;
When with sighs we seek to find thee, 
This tomb proclaims that thou art gone."

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We now move on to the grave of Emily Emma Walker Farmer.

Born: December 11, 1818
Died: September 12, 1872

She was the daughter of Gideon Walker (1775-1851) and Susanna May Walker (1790-1872).  They are buried in Walker Cemetery, Monroe County, Indiana.

She had at least one other sibling:
Ware Stokes Walker (1821-1904) - buried in Walker Cemetery, Monroe County, Indiana.

Her husband was John E. Farmer (1815-1877).  He is buried at Mount Carmel Cemtery as well. I believe that his name is carved on the opposite side.

I have found reference to at least two children:
Gabriel Farmer (1842-1858) - buried in Mount Carmel Cemetery, Monroe County, Indiana.
Mary Farmer (1862-1862) buried in Mount Carmel Cemetery, Monroe County, Indiana.

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Here we have the grave of Sarah Robertson Farmer.

Born: December 11, 1774
Died: August 1, 1846

Her parents were Oliver Mills Robertson (1752-1831) and Sarah Robertson (1755-1785).  He is buried in Beech Creek Baptist Church Cemetery.  A couple of interesting notes about his grave.  In 2010 when the Shelby County, Kentucky, Cemetery Preservation board was cleaning up the cemetery, they did not realize that the pile of stones they were cleaning was a burial area but instead they though they were the steps to the old church that had burnt down in 1944.  There is a metal sign that has been erected by family that I found very interesting.  It reads,
"Oliver Mills Robertson b. 25 April 1752 VA d. 1831 KY
desc from a crusader knight, Kings Charlemagne, Wm. the Conqueror, Robert "the Bruce", and Price Henry Sinclair, discoverer of America in 1398. Cousin to 15 US Presidents, 4th cousin to Patrick Henry, Ancestor to 1,000s of 
descs by 2 wives."
His wife, Sarah, was buried in Augusta Stone Presbyterian Church Cemetery, Augusta County, Virginia.

She had at least one other sibling:
Olevia Robertson Reddish (1803-1850) - buried in Reddish Cemetery, Parke County, Indiana.

She was married to Elias Farmer (?-?).  I am unsure as to where he is buried.

They had the following children:
Mary Farmer Williams (1796-1867) - buried in Mount Carmel Cemetery, Monroe County, Indiana.
Elizabeth Farmer Briscoe (1802-1871) - buried in Pleasant Grove Cemetery, Floyd County, Iowa.

She has a lovely willow tree carved into the top of her headstone.  It symbolizes sadness or mourning.

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He we have the grave of Sarah Frances Shelburn Hupp.

Born: July 27, 1842
Died: July 11, 1870

Her parents were Squire Shelburn (1818-1894) and Mary A. King Shelburn (1820-1871).  They are buried in Mount Carmel Cemetery.

She was the oldest of her siblings:
John William Shelburn (1846-1926) - buried in Mount Pleasant Cemetery, Monroe County, Indiana.
James T. Shelburn (1848-1914) - buried in Mount Carmel Cemetery, Monroe County, Indiana.
Jency Ann Shelburn Lemon (1850-1937) buried in Mount Pleasant Cemetery, Monroe County, Indiana.
Samuel S. Shelburn (1854-1899)buried in Mount Carmel Cemetery, Monroe County, Indiana.
Missouri Adeline Shelburn Brown (1859-1959) -  buried in Simpson Chapel Methodist Church Cemetery, Monroe County, Indiana.

She was married to George Hupp (?-?) on August 26, 1866.

I believe that she died before they had any children.

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Here we have the grave of Mills Keen.

Born: September 30, 1850
Died: unknown

He was the son of Levi Shockley Kean (1808-1877) and Mary Jane Shelburn Kean (1824-1882).  They were married on May 17, 1841 in Spencer County, Kentucky.  They are buried at Mount Carmel Cemetery.

He had several siblings:
Nancy K. Kean Cline (1842-1911) - buried in Chambersville Cemetery, Owen County, Indiana.
John William Kean (1845-1898) - unknown (According to a family history, he was murdered and his body was never recovered)
Mary Ann Kean Mosier (1848-1931) - buried in Lenora South Cemetery, Norton County, Kansas.
Squire Keen (1853-1873) - buried in Mount Carmel Cemetery, Monroe County, Indiana.
Thomas Alexander Kean (1859-1934) - buried in Mount Union Cemetery, Benton County, Oregon.
Levi Shockley Kean (1862-1939) - buried in Crown Hill Cemetery, Marion County, Indiana.
Eliza Magnolia Kean Shields (1865-1950) buried in Chambersville Cemetery, Owen County, Indiana.

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Here is the grave of Squire Keen.

Born: March 6, 1853
Died: March 18, 1873

He was the son of Levi Shockley Kean (1808-1877) and Mary Jane Shelburn Kean (1824-1882).  They were married on May 17, 1841 in Spencer County, Kentucky.  They are buried at Mount Carmel Cemetery.

He had several siblings:
Nancy K. Kean Cline (1842-1911) - buried in Chambersville Cemetery, Owen County, Indiana.
John William Kean (1845-1898) - unknown (According to a family history, he was murdered and his body was never recovered)
Mary Ann Kean Mosier (1848-1931) - buried in Lenora South Cemetery, Norton County, Kansas.
Mills Keen (1850-?) - buried in Mount Carmel Cemetery, Monroe County, Indiana.
Thomas Alexander Kean (1859-1934) - buried in Mount Union Cemetery, Benton County, Oregon.
Levi Shockley Kean (1862-1939) - buried in Crown Hill Cemetery, Marion County, Indiana.
Eliza Magnolia Kean Shields (1865-1950) buried in Chambersville Cemetery, Owen County, Indiana.

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We now stop at the grave of Martin King.

Born: October 24, 1791
Died: December 1, 1875

His grave is placed just outside of the Baker monument, so I am not sure if he is a relative of someone that married into the Baker family.










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This is the grave of Sarah Williams King.

Born: August 30, 1826
Died: November 22, 1847

Her mother was Mary Farmer Williams (1796-1867) and her father was William Park Williams (1795-1846).  They were married on April 8, 1821 in Shelby County, Kentucky.  Her mother is buried in Mount Carmel Cemetery, but I am not sure where her father is buried.  It is believed that he may be buried in Mount Carmel Cemetery, but it is not certain.

She had several siblings:
Vincent Edward Williams (1822-1894) - buried in Headings Chapel Cemetery, Owen County, Indiana.
William Parker Williams (1823-1902) - buried in Greenwood Cemetery, Johnson County, Indiana.
Nancy Jane Williams McCown (1828-1892) - buried in Chambersville Cemetery, Owen County, Indiana.
Mary Elizabeth Williams Ellett (1830-1894) - buried in Presbyterian Cemetery, Monroe County, Indiana.
James Williams (1832-?) - unknown

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Here is the monument for the Paynes.  First is Elizabeth Payne.


Born: October 30, 1828
Died: October 6, 1900

With her is buried John P. Payne.

Born: December 10, 1819
Died: July 27, 1889

I can find no information on whether or not they had any children or any other family members buried here.  There is a stone fence at their monument with not other headstones visible.

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Here we have the grave of Artie C. Pugh.

Born: October 14, 1875
Died: April 16, 1877

He was the son of A.J. Pugh (?-?) and N.C. Pugh (?-?).

I have not seen any Pugh's at this cemetery with these initials, so I am not sure where his parents are buried or who they are.








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We now stop at the grave of Mary A. King Shelburn.

Born: January 27, 1820
Died: August 30, 1871

She was married to Squire Shelburn (1818-1894) who is buried in Mount Carmel Cemetery.

They had several children:
Sarah Frances Shelburn Hupp (1842-1870) - buried in Mount Carmel Cemetery, Monroe County, Indiana.
John William Shelburn (1846-1926) - buried in Mount Pleasant Cemetery, Monroe County, Indiana.
James T. Shelburn (1848-1914) - buried in Mount Carmel Cemetery, Monroe County, Indiana.
Jency Ann Shelburn Lemon (1850-1937) buried in Mount Pleasant Cemetery, Monroe County, Indiana.
Samuel S. Shelburn (1854-1899) - buried in Mount Carmel Cemetery, Monroe County, Indiana.
Missouri Adeline Shelburn Brown (1859-1959) -  buried in Simpson Chapel Methodist Church Cemetery, Monroe County, Indiana.

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This is the grave of Squire Shelburn.

Born: April 15, 1818
Died: December 9, 1894

His parents were William Shelburn (1783-1852) and Jinsey Robertson Shelburn (1794-1875).  They are both buried in Mount Carmel Cemetery.

He had several siblings:
Mills Shelburn (1809-1874) - buried in Mount Carmel Cemetery, Monroe County, Indiana.
Mary Jane Shelburn Kean (1824-1882) - buried in Mount Carmel Cemetery, Monroe County, Indiana
James Shelburn (1826-1912) - buried in Worthington Cemetery, Greene County.
Nancy Shelburn Ashbaugh (1830-1910) - buried in Mount Carmel Cemetery, Monroe County, Indiana.

He was married twice.  His first wife was Mary A. King Shelburn (1820-1871).  She is buried in Mount Carmel Cemetery.

Together they had several children:
Sarah Frances Shelburn Hupp (1842-1870) - buried in Mount Carmel Cemetery, Monroe County, Indiana.
John William Shelburn (1846-1926) - buried in Mount Pleasant Cemetery, Monroe County, Indiana.
James T. Shelburn (1848-1914) - buried in Mount Carmel Cemetery, Monroe County, Indiana.
Jency Ann Shelburn Lemon (1850-1937) buried in Mount Pleasant Cemetery, Monroe County, Indiana.
Samuel S. Shelburn (1854-1899) - buried in Mount Carmel Cemetery, Monroe County, Indiana.
Missouri Adeline Shelburn Brown (1859-1959) -  buried in Simpson Chapel Methodist Church Cemetery, Monroe County, Indiana.

His second wife was Rachael C. Moore Shelburn (1827-1890).  Her name appears to be carved on the opposite side of his headstone.  I do not see that they had any children.

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Here is the grave of Rachel C. Shelburn.

Born: April 28, 1827
Died: May 9, 1890

She was the second wife of Squire Shelburn (1818-1894) who is buried with her at Mount Carmel Cemetery.

I have not seen any records that they had any children, nor do I know of any of her family.







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This is the grave of Thomas Shelburn.

Born: October 30, 1873
Died: March 7, 1874

He was the son of Charles W. Shelburn (1852-1949) and Mary E. Scott Shelburn (1854-1921).  They are buried in Hutton Memorial Cemetery, Boone County, Indiana.

He was the only child born to them, but had siblings from his mother's other marriage:
Thomas Shelburn (1872-1874) - buried in Hutton Memorial Cemetery, Boone County, Indiana.
Ora Shelburn (1874-1883) buried in Hutton Memorial Cemetery, Boone County, Indiana.
Pearl Shelburn (1886-1889)buried in Hutton Memorial Cemetery, Boone County, Indiana.

I always find it odd that one child is not buried with the rest of the family.

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Here is the grave of Jinsey Robertson Shelburn.

Born: September 15, 1794
Died: May 12, 1875

She was married to William Shelburn (1783-1852) who is buried in Mount Carmel Cemetery near her.

They had several children:
Mills Shelburn (1809-1874) - buried in Mount Carmel Cemetery, Monroe County, Indiana.
Squire Shelburn (1818-1894) - buried in Mount Carmel Cemetery, Monroe County, Indiana.
Mary Jane Shelburn Kean (1824-1882) - buried in Mount Carmel Cemetery, Monroe County, Indiana
James Shelburn (1826-1912) - buried in Worthington Cemetery, Greene County.
Nancy Shelburn Ashbaugh (1830-1910) - buried in Mount Carmel Cemetery, Monroe County, Indiana.

Even though her name is spelled with the "G" on her headstone, the 1860 census shows it spelled with a "J".

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We now stop at the grave of Clara M. Shields.

Born: March 12, 1887
Died: August 1, 1888

She was the infant daughter of John R. Shields (1859-1943) and Eliza Magnolia Kean Shields (1865-1950).  They are buried in Chambersville Cemetery, Owen County, Indiana.

She had several siblings, some of whom are from Eliza's other marriage:
Otis L. Shields (1889-1924) - buried in Chambersville Cemetery, Owen County, Indiana.
Ross Summit Shields (1891-1944) - buried in Rose Hill Cemetery, Monroe County, Indiana.
Earl B. Shields (1895-1955) - buried in Chambersville Cemetery, Owen County, Indiana.
Forrest Damon Shields (1897-1946) - buried in Chambersville Cemetery, Owen County, Indiana.

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Here with have the grave of H.M. Smith.

Born: unknown
Died: unknown

He served in the Civil War in the 18th Indiana Infantry, Company H.











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This is the grave of William Riley Smith.

Born: unknown
Died: unknown
He served in the Civil War in the 18th Indiana Infantry, Company H.  He was said to be 7'2" tall, possibly the tallest man in Indiana.








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This is the grave of Joseph Steinhagen.

Born: June 28, 1840, Germany
Died: March 9, 1914, Stinesville, Monroe County, Indiana

His parents were John Joseph Steinhagen (1816-1889) and Sophia Steinhagen (1819-1901).  Both are buried in Green Hill Cemetery, Lawrence County, Indiana.  Both of his parents were born in Germany.

He had eight siblings, though I have only found listings for three:
Charles Godlove Steinhagen (1842-1865) - buried in Green Hill Cemetery, Lawrence County, Indiana.  (It is noted that he was killed in a train wreck near Chicago, Illinois)
William Steinhage (1849-1884) - buried in Green Hill Cemetery, Lawrence County, Indiana.
Gottlieb G. Steinhagen (1852-1933) - buried in Union Cemetery, Huntington County, Indiana.

He served in the Civil War in the 15th Indiana Infantry as a Private, but transferred to the Signal Corps on October 27, 1863.  He mustered out in June of 1864, but reenlisted with the 145th Indiana Infantry, Company B, as a sergeant, mustering out for the final time on January 21, 1866 in Cuthbert, Georgia.

He was married to Mary Ann Ducker Steinhagen (1852-1934).  She is buried in Chambersville Cemetry, Owen County, Indiana.

They had at least three children:
Charles E. Steinhagen (1872-1938) -  buried in Chambersville Cemetery, Owen County, Indiana.
Benjamin Harrison Steinhagen (1889-1937) - buried in Chambersville Cemetery, Owen County, Indiana.
John Christopher Steinhagen (1896-1916) - buried in Chambersville Cemetery, Owen County, Indiana. (It is noted that he was killed in what was termed as a friendly fire accident in the Mexican border while serving with the 6th Cavalry, Troop F.)

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This is the grave for P. Stewart.

Born: unknown
Died: unknown

I have no information concerning this person.  The grave is very plainly carved with nothing more than a name.






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This is the grave of Henry M. Williard.

Born: unknown
Died: October 19, 1868

He was the son of William Willard (?-?) and L. Williard (?-?).  I am not sure if he was the son of William Willard (1845-1888) that is buried in Mount Carmel Cemetery or not.











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Here we have the grave of William L. Willard.

Born: January 1, 1845, Wales
Died: May 10, 1888

He was a stone carver as is indicated by the mallet carved into his monument.

He served in the Civil War in the 23rd Indiana Regiment, Company A.








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We now stop at the grave of Mary Farmer Williams.

Born: July 18, 1796, Rowan County, North Carolina
Died: July 4, 1867, Monroe County, Indiana

She was the daughter of Elias Farmer (?-?) and Sarah Robertson Farmer (1774-1846).  She is buried in Mount Carmel Cemetery, but I am not sure where her father is buried.

She had at least one sibling:
Elizabeth Farmer Briscoe (1802-1871) - buried in Pleasant Grove Cemetery, Floyd County, Iowa.

She was married to William Parker Williams (1795-1846).  They were married on April 8, 1821 in Shelby County, Kentucky.  It is believed that he may be buried in Mount Carmel Cemetery, but it is not certain.

They had at least six children:
Vincent Edward Williams (1822-1894) - buried in Headings Chapel Cemetery, Owen County, Indiana.
William Parker Williams (1823-1902) - buried in Greenwood Cemetery, Johnson County, Indiana.
Sarah Williams King (1826-1847) - buried in Mount Carmel Cemetery, Monroe County, Indiana.
Nancy Jane Williams McCown (1828-1892) - buried in Chambersville Cemetery, Owen County, Indiana.
Mary Elizabeth Williams Ellett (1830-1894) - buried in Presbyterian Cemetery, Monroe County, Indiana.
James Williams (1832-?) - unknown

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Here is the grave of Henry F. Wilson.

Born: February 17, 1859
Died: August 23, 1890

He was the son of Benjamin F. Wilson (1837-1861) and Mary C. Wilson (1833-1863).  They are both buried in Mount Carmel Cemetery.

The inscription on his headstone says that he died at Percell, Indian Territory.


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This is the grave of Mary C. Wilson.

Born: November 11, 1833
Died: May 22, 1863

She was the wife of Benjamin F. Wilson (1837-1861) who is also buried in Mount Carmel Cemetery.

They had two children that I have found reference to:
Henry F. Wilson (1859-1890) - buried in Mount Carmel Cemetery, Monroe County, Indiana.
Nervie J. Wilson (1860-1862) - buried in Mount Carmel Cemetery, Monroe County, Indiana.




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This is the grave of David Torphy.

Born: July 10, 1886
Died: July 11, 1886

He was the infant son of M. Torphy (?-?) and K. Torphy (?-?).  I have no idea who his parents were or where they are buried.










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Here we have the grave of John C. Cox.

Born: August 16, 1871
Died: October 15, 1873

He was the son of W.H. Cox (?-?) and B.M. Cox (?-?).  There are no other Coxes buried in Mount Carmel Cemetery, so I am not sure who his parents are are where they are buried.  I also am not sure who the small headstone leaning against his belongs to.

There was at least one sibling who is buried near him:
Infant Cox (1887-1887) - buried in Mount Carmel Cemetery, Monroe County, Indiana.




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Here is the grave of Jennie Cravens Keene.

Born: June 8, 1843
Died: May 7, 1897

She was the daughter of John William (?-?).  I can only assume that her father's last name was Cravens.  I am unsure as to where he was buried.

She was married to John William Kean (1845-1898).  According to a family history, he was murdered and his body was never recovered.

They did have three children together, though so far I have only found reference to one:
Katharyn Eliza Keene Hoadley (1878-1932) - buried in Chambersville Cemetery, Owen County, Indiana.

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Here is the grave of William Shelburn.

Born: March 1, 1783
Died: March 2, 1852

He was the son of Augustine Shelburne (?-?) and Jane Bush Shelburn (?-?).  I am unsure as to where they are buried.

He was married to Jinsey Robertson Shelburn (1794-1875).  She is buried in Mount Carmel Cemetery near him.


They had several children:
Mills Shelburn (1809-1874) - buried in Mount Carmel Cemetery, Monroe County, Indiana.
Squire Shelburn (1818-1894) - buried in Mount Carmel Cemetery, Monroe County, Indiana.
Mary Jane Shelburn Kean (1824-1882) - buried in Mount Carmel Cemetery, Monroe County, Indiana
James Shelburn (1826-1912) - buried in Worthington Cemetery, Greene County.
Nancy Shelburn Ashbaugh (1830-1910) - buried in Mount Carmel Cemetery, Monroe County, Indiana.

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Here is the grave of Samuel C. Williams.

Born: May 23, 1850
Died: June 9, 1859

His parents were Vincent Edward Williams (1822-1894) and Amelia Jane Sandsberry Williams (1832-1873).  They are buried in Headings Chapel Cemetery, Owen County, Indiana.

He had many siblings:
Vincent E. Williams (?-1884) - buried in Headings Chapel Cemetery, Owen County, Indiana.
William Park Williams (1846-1847) - buried in Mount Carmel Cemetery, Monroe County, Indiana.
Pryor Edward Williams (1848-1930) - buried in Williams Cemetery, Floyd County, Georgia.
James David Williams (1852-1889) - buried in Riverside Cemetery, Owen County, Indiana.
Sarah Frances Williams Fisher (1855-1885)buried in Riverside Cemetery, Owen County, Indiana.
Amelia J. Williams Maners (1864-1926) - buried in Chambersville Cemetery, Owen County, Indiana.
Glapha Belle Williams Cooksey (1879-1917) - buried in Cloverdale Cemetery, Putnam County, Indiana.
Mary Evaline Williams Williams (1880-1952) - buried in Defore Cemetery, Owen County, Indiana.

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This is the grave of the Infant Cox.

Born: December 5, 1887
Died: December 6, 1887

It's a little hard to read, but I believe that this was a newborn girl, the daughter of W.H. Cox (?-?) and S.M. Cox (?-?).

This is the sibling of John C. Cox (1871-1873) who is also buried at Mount Carmel Cemetery.








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And finally we come to the grave of Nervie J. Wilson.  

Born: September 22, 1860
Died: June 1, 1862

She was the daughter of Benjamin F. Wilson (1837-1861) and Mary C. Wilson (1833-1863).  They are both buried in Mount Carmel Cemetery.

She had at least one sibling:
Henry F. Wilson (1859-1890) - buried in Mount Carmel Cemetery, Monroe County, Indiana.

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I hope that you have enjoyed your walk through Mount Carmel Cemetery.

Please let me know if you have any questions or information about any of the graves listed here. 

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2 comments:

Laura Mitchell said...

Anna Uhler and Martin Cornman could not have had a son together named William H. Cornman as listed above unless his birth date is wrong. She would have been 3 years old when he was born. Laura Mitchell, Terre Haute, lmitch1967@ma.rr.com

Amber said...

Hi Laura, Thank you for the clarification. More information about his family has come to light recently and I haven't been able to get back and adjust it. William H. Cornman is Martin Cornman's son with his first or second wife. Anna is his third wife. Once again, thank you for noticing and bringing it to light. Have a nice day!

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