Cemetery Records with photographs of headstones.

Emmerson Cemetery

Johnson Township

Gibson County, Indiana

Coordinates: Latitude, 38.2068 N; Longitude, 87.6708 W
Congressional Location:SW-1/4; SECTION 32; TOWNSHIP 3S; RANGE 11W
Common Directions:

4-1/2 miles west of Haubstadt. Located atop a hill, on the west side of County Road 550W, about 0.7 mile north of the intersection with Indiana 68 (about 200 yards south of the intersection of CR 550W with CR1000S.) This cemetery has been restored by the Emerson/Bratton family. 

Last updated  9 Sep 2009

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.  
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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Last NameFirst NameBirthDeathInscriptions and NotesPhoto#                         Headstone
EmmersonEliza M6 Oct 184322 Sep 1844Daughter of James & Nancy EMMERSON4918

EmmersonElizabeth8 May 178023 Jan 1863nee LOGAN.  Wife of Reuben EMMERSON.  Married 30 Jun 1802.4919

EmmersonJames J15 Feb 184525 Jul 1847Son of J & M EMMERSON.
Probably James & Nancy EMMERSON.

EmmersonLydia E29 Aug 185325 Dec 1853Daughter of James & Nancy EMMERSON.4921

EmmersonPermelia E7 Feb 184919 Feb 1850Daughter of James & Nancy EMMERSON.4924

EmmersonRubin (Reuben)1 Apr 178229 Nov 1832Husband of Elizabeth (LOGAN) EMMERSON.
"Reuben born in Virginia moved to Lincoln Co., KY.  Married Elizabeth LOGAN on June 30, 1802.  Moved to this site 1811, purchased from Bureau of Land Management, May 24, 1814"


HarrisJames H21 Dec 183328 Dec 1845Son of Stephen & Polly H (EMMERSON) HARRIS.4917

RosboroughThomas1 Jan 184912 Sep 1849Son of Alexander & Lucille ROSBOROUGH.4925
SmithElizabeth28 May 182611 Feb 1852Consort of Manoah SMITH.4922
WilsonEliza--25 Sep 1851nee EMMERSON.  Consort of James WILSON.  Married 15 Aug 1830.
Aged 42 Ys 1 Mos 13 Dys.


Transcriptons taken from the headstones, with supplemental information from 1850 Federal Census and Indiana Marriage records.

Photographs by Daniel L Elliott, 9 Sep 2009.