Old Union Cemetery
Located in Marrs Township
Southwest corner of Wolfinger & Overpass Roads
(Free access is assumed.)
37.94801, -87.73640
(Photographed 20 Nov 2012)
 

  Surname
Given
Name
Birth
Date
Death
Date
Notes and Inscriptions Military Service Photos
  Ball Elizabeth 16 May 1818 5 ??? 1861 nee Sirkle.  Consort of William Ball.  Married 15 May 1834 in Vanderburgh County, Indiana. 

"Sacred to the Memory of Elizabeth Ball.  She was mother to 2 children whom she left to lament her lost."  (Note:  Inscription worn away.  20 Nov 2012, dle.)
  1693
  Ball Huldah 6 Jan 1825 15 Jul 1854     1689
* Ball William 12 May 1812 3 Feb 1851 Husband of Elizabeth (Sirkle) Ball.  Married 15 May 1834 in Vanderburgh County, Indiana.   Headstone not found 20 Nov 2012.
  Benner David A 10 Sep 1836 18 Apr 1863 Son of John L & Mary Benner.   1781 1754  1753
  Benner Feilden N 15 Oct 1841 2 Oct 1864 Son of John L & Mary Benner.   1756  1753
  Benner Infant 18 Nov 1872 20 Nov 1872 Infant son of Romela B & Jane (Oliver) Benner.   1775
  Benner Infant 22 Sep 1881 22 Sep 1881 Infant daughter of Romela B & Jane (Oliver) Benner.   1744
  Benner Infant 23 Jun ???? 23 Jun ???? Infant daughter of Romela B & Jane (Oliver) Benner. 

(Note:  Right corner of stone is missing.)
  1776
  Benner James 1 Sep 1877 1 Sep 1877 Son of James A & Mary A (Harrison) Benner.   1748
  Benner James A 28 Nov 1852 14 Mar 1947 Husband of Mary A (Harrison) Benner, 1st, married 17 dec 1874; and Lucinda Sanders Benner, 2nd, married 14 Oct 1880.   1741
  Benner John E 25 Oct 1833 17 Feb 1867 Son of John L & Mary Benner.   1754  1753
  Benner John L 4 May 1838 10 Aug 1908 Husband of Amanda E (Green) Benner, 

Cpl., Co. A, 25th Indiana Infantry.  Enlisted on 19 Aug 1861.  Promoted to full Corporal.  Mustered out on 18 Aug 1864.
1739
  Benner John L 13 Dec 1867 19 Mar 1886 Son of Romela B & Jane (Oliver) Benner.   1732
  Benner John L 11 Jul 1807 29 May 1861 Husband of Mary Benner.   1764  1755  1753
  Benner Lucinda Sanders 4 Oct 1857 18 Apr 1953 Second wife of James A Benner.  Married 14 Oct 1880.   1741
  Benner M M -- -- ? Child of John L & Mary Benner.    1761
  Benner Martha 4 Apr 1878 14 Jul 1878 Daughter of Romela B & Jane (Oliver) Benner.   1774
  Benner Mary ? ? Broken and illegible stone;  could be Mary A (Harrison) Benner, first wife of John L Benner who is buried in adjacent plot.   1762
  Benner Mary A 13 Dec 1854 7 Mar 1879 nee Harrison.  First wife of James  A Benner.  Married 17 Dec 1874.   1743
  Benner Minneola 27 Sep 1875 3 Sep 1876 Daughter of James A & Mary A (Harrison) Benner.   1746
  Benner Rachel C 21 Dec 1834 18 Jul 1878 Daughter of John L & Mary Benner.   1757  1753
  Benner Theodore F 11 Jan 1847 6 Mar 1865 Son of John L & Mary Benner. 

Pvt., Co. F, 143rd Reg. Indiana Infantry.  Enlisted on 28 Jan 1865.  Mustered out (died) on 6 Mar 1865 at Evansville, Indiana.
1758  1753  1760
  Benner Thomas 8 Jul 1843 10 Apr 1863 Son of John L & Mary Benner.   1758  1753
  Benner ? ? ? ? (Note:  Broken stone and empy base in area of Benner family burials.)   1734  1735
  Bishop Jane R 1852 1931     1702
  Blair John M 22 Nov 1809 19 Jun 1851 Aged:  44 years. (sic)   1793
  Burlison Charles H -- 3 Nov 1853 Son of Rev. Roley B & Margret Burlison. 

Aged:  3 yrs. 1 mo. 15 da.
  Headstone not found 20 Nov 2012.
  Burlison Margret 24 Mar 1823 11 Feb 1881 Wife of Roley B Burlison.   1812
  Burlison Roley B 7 Nov 1870 22 Jul 1871 Son of T Roley & Mary A Burlison.   1811
  Burlison Roley B, Rev 26 Oct 1823 1 May 1877 Husband of Margret Burlison.   1814  1813
  Caldwell James R 13 Apr 1824 7 Jun 1887 Husband of Martha M Caldwell.   1701
  Caldwell Martha M 26 Mar 1832 1 Aug 1909 Wife of James R Caldwell.   1701
  Carson C H 30 Mar 1797 28 Jul 1873 Husband of Jane Carson. 

Aged:  76 Yr's. 3 Mo's. 28 Days. 
  1772
  Carson Jane 5 Feb 1804 22 Apr 1855 Wife of C H Carson. 

Ag.  51 y's 2 m's 14 d's.
  1770
  Catlett Charles C 17 Aug 1854 27 Sep 1858 Son of J S & E D Catlett.   1683
  Catlett Infant 5 Apr 1846 5 Apr 1846 Son of J S & E D Catlett. 

Born & Died the same day.
  1687
  Catlett Infant 5 Apr 1846 5 Apr 1846 Daughter of J S & E D Catlett. 

Born & Died the same day.
  1687
* Cornett Emma 8 Aug 1867 17 Sep 188?     Headstone not found 20 Nov 2012.
  Darnell James M 25 Mar 1834 11 Sep 1877 Husband of Rachel Darnell. 

(Note:  Stone is now damaged at date of death.  20 Nov 2012, dle.)
  1750
  Darnell Rachel 21 Dec 1834 18 Jul 1878 Wife of James M Darnell. 

(Note:  Stone is now damaged across dates.  20 Nov 2012, dle.)
  1751
  Dixon Isaac E
abt 1845 1880 Husband of Cornelia A (Barton) DIXON.  Married 22 Dec 1867.  Son of Samuel & Hannah Dixon.

Pvt., Co. F, 143rd Ind. Inf.
1804
  Dixon Maggie A 21 Jul 1860 7 Oct 1872 Daughter of S G & M A Dixon.   1718
  Dixon Mollie L 5 Nov 1867 19 Sep 1868 Daughter of M A & S C Dixon. 

Aged:  10 Mo's. 14 Dy's.
  1779
  Harison David -- 28 Sep 1860 Husband of Mary A Harrison. 

"An old settler of Posey Co." 

Aged about 71 yr.
  1784
  Harms Sadie L 1893 1950 "Mother"   1709
  Harrison Nancy 8 Jun 1822 3 Oct 1874 Wife of Zephaniah Harrison.   1797
  Harrison Sarah E 5 Apr 1851 18 Sep 1866 Daughter of Zephaniah & Nancy Harrison.   1791
  Harrison Zephaniah 8 Apr 1866 29 Oct 1889 Son of Zephaniah & Nancy Harrison.   1787
  Harrison  Zephaniah 22 Feb 1822 13 Jun 1873 Husband of Nancy Harrions. 

Aged:  52 yrs. 3 mos. 21 Dys.
  1795
  Hayes ? -- -- Aged:  19 yrs. 9 mo. 2 days.   Headstone not found 20 Nov 2012.
  Hayes Andrew J 1 Apr 1851 2 Mr 1878     Headstone not found 20 Nov 2012.
  Hogue Margret -- 18 Aug 1869 Wife of John Hogue. 

Aged 64 yrs. 28 das.
  1808
  Jewell Jacob abt 1835
1878 Son of Margret Jewell.

Pvt., Co. A, 91st Ind. Inf.
1803
  King Levina 9 Jul 1832 ? Wife of James W King. 

"Born in Hardin Co., Ky."
  Headstone not found 20 Nov 2012.
  Leishman Donald 2 Mar 1939 31 May 2000 US Army. 1726
  Leishman Helen I 14 Feb 1914 14 Sep 1999 Wife of Roy W Leishman.   1725
  Leishman Richard K "Skeetch" 26 Oct 1952 11 Sep 1993     1726
  Leishman Roy W 3 Sep 1911 12 Jul 1994 Husband of Helen I Leishman.   1725
  Long Jasper 6 Jul 1830 23 Feb 1871     1688
  Marrs Susanna -- 29 Feb 1868 Wife of Urbin Marrs. 

Aged:  66 Yrs.
  1675
  Marrs Urbin -- 28 Aug 1875 Husband of Susanna Marrs. 

Aged:  73 Yrs.
  1674
* Martin Elizabeth 12 Mar 1805 14 Jan 1871 Wife of William E Martin.     Headstone not found 20 Nov 2012.
* Martin Sarah -- 24 Dec 1863 Wife of Thomas Martin. 

Aged:  79 yrs. 6 mos.
  Headstone not found 20 Nov 2012.
  Martin William J 11 Jul 1844 27 Sep ???? Son of William E & Elizabeth Martin. 

(Note:  Stone is displaced and broken.  Bottom of stone is missing.  20 Nov 2012.)
  1730
  Mills Parthena 13 Mar 1878 1 Nov 1915 Wife of William J Mills.

 
"Mother"
  1737
  Mills Willam J 15 Apr 1870 25 May 1930 Husband of Parthena Mills. 

"Father"
  1737
  Ruminer Edward E 1860 1944 Husband of Louise W Ruminer.   1676
  Ruminer Gelania 1849 1922 Wife of John Ruminer.   1703
  Ruminer Jane 10 Dec 1825 9 Nov 1911 Wife of Michael Runiner.   1678
  Ruminer John 1845 1920 Husband of Gelania Ruminer.   1704
  Ruminer Louise W 1866 1950 Wife of Edward E Ruminer.   1676
  Ruminer Mary 11 Feb 1863 5 Dec 1882 Aged:  19 Y's 7 M's & 24 D's.   1681
  Ruminer Michael 18 Feb 1821 15 Dec 1887 Husband of Jane Ruminer.   1677
  Ruminer Nettie 1875 1876 Daughter of John & Gelania Ruminer.   1705
  Ruminer Urban -- 29 May 1883 First husband of Alice M (Lawrence) Ruminer.  Married 21 Apr 1879 in Vanderburgh County, Indiana.  Son of Michael & Jane (Marrs) Rumner. 

Aged:  39 Yrs 3 Ms & 12 D. 

Sgt. Civil War.  Co. A, 10th Cavalry Reg. Indiana.
1708
  Sirkel Sarah 15 Jun 1788 7 Mar 1859 Wife of Lewis Sirkel. 

(Note:  Corner with given name is missing.  20 Nov 2012. dle)
  1788
  Sirkle Andrew -- 9 Dec 1862 Husband of Nancy Sirkle. 

Aged:  68 yr. 2 ms. 13 ds.
  1699
  Sirkle Grace -- -- Aged:  7 Months. 

"Baby"
  1722
  Sirkle Infant 1901 1901     1712
  Sirkle Irene -- -- Aged:  5 Months. 

"Baby"
  1723
  Sirkle Joseph 28 Oct 1875 ? (Note:  Stone is very badly worn.  Standing against tree.)   1714
  Sirkle Luther  24 Jun 1873 7 Apr 1874 (Note:  Stone is very badly worn.  Standing against tree.)   1716
  Sirkle Nancy abt 1798 -- Consort of Andrew Sirkle. 

(Note:  Dates are buried.)
  1697
  Sirkle Nancy -- 24 Jan 1847 Daughter of A & N Sirkle.  In her 10 year. 

(Note:  Stone is now broken across date of death.  20 Nov 2012, dle.)
  1695
  Sirkle Philip 19 Jun 1866 20 Jan 1867     1721
  Sirkle Savilla -- 22 Dec 1839 Daughter of A & N Sirkle.  In her 19 year.   1694
  Spillman Infant 6 Feb 1900 6 Feb 1900 Infant son of L G & G W Spillman.

(Note:  Information reported previously to be on this stone.  Stone is now worn and damaged.  20 Nov 2012, dle.)
  1751
  Stephens David 28 Mar 1805 2 Apr 1883     1682
  VanBibber Martha D 18 Dec 1871 6 Dec 1876     1766
  VanBibber William   -- 12 Oct 1878 Aged:  47 Years.   1768
  West Catherine 14 Mar 1779 25 Aug 1859 "Born in Shenandoah Cou. Virginia.  Raised in Tennessee.  Died in Indiana.  Erected by her stepbrother, Lewis Serkel."   1786
  Wilson Mary M -- 3 Jun 1861 Wife of E H Wilson.  Married 14 Oct 1860.  In the 19 year of her age. 

(Note:  Top of stone is now missing.  20 Nov 2012, dle)
  1729
  Wolfinger George 15 Jan 1835 27 Dec 1866 "Born in Allentown Penn.  Died in Posey Co. Ind." 

Aged:  31 y's. 11 m's. 12 d's. 

Pvt., Co. H, 10th Reg. Ind. Vol. Cav. 
1728
  Wright Malinda C 9 Sep 1826 6 Feb 1900 Wife of Theo. G Wright.   1806  1805
  Wright Theodore G 22 Sep 1825 9 Aug 1884 Husband of Malinda C Wright.   1807
  ? ? -- -- Base only; no other part of monument found.   1710
  ? ? -- -- Base only; no other part of monument found.   1717

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