Poor Farm Asylum Cemetery
In "Historical Notes On Dubois County, Indiana" historian George R. Wilson wrote:
"On Sunday October 11, 1936, the writer visited the Dubois County Infirmary to ascertain the names of the deceases inmates that were buried in the Potter's Field on the farm since the autumn of 1881 when the present farm became the poor asylum.
It developed that no record of burials were kept and the graves were not marked or even numbered. The unfortunate people were buried in rows, but no plat was made of the burial plot. The dead took the next grave and that was all.
The following is a listing off all individuals that from county health department records are believed to be buried here. Some who died at the infirmary were buried elsewhere. This information was obtained from death records by the Dubois County Genealogical Society and published in Volume 6 of Dubois County Cemetery Records  by the society.
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Poor Farm Asylum History
Last NameFirst NameAgeMarital StatusDied
BaldingerHerman88y 4m 25d Single10/15/1932
ClarkJohn85y 9m 18dSingle10/30/1938
EndtrichtHugo67y 2m 7dDivorced6/24/1945
EvansCharles37y Single6/6/1915
KunklerJacob74y Widowed1/20/1920
MaulterMatAbout 70yWidowed5/17/1914
MillerChas79y 2m 18dSingle6/7/1928
MorrisFrank45y 6m 18dDivorced1/31/1915
SchneiderJohn94y 5m 30dSingle5/31/1943
StallAlta B.52y 1m 24dSingle12/2/1943
WallhanierFred69y 7m 12dSingle3/23/1928
WeberFred68y Single7/23/1917
Weking (Whibking)Roxena72yWidowed6/4/1919
ZimmerAugust82y Single7/2/1941