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This is an historical transcription of Higbee Cemetery, Madison, Jefferson County, Indiana which was transcribed in 1941 as part of the WPA cemetery transcription project. The value of this transcription is that in many cases they transcribed headstones which may today no longer exist. Had it not been for this project, created to provide employment opportunities during the depression, these records may have been lost due to the natural regression of cemeteries. Many of the cemeteries may be known by a different name today, we use the name they were identified as in 1941.

Davidson, Thomas, Apr 22 1767 – Jan 11 1829

Edwards, James, Sr., d. Jul 14 1818, in his 50th year

Elvin, Mary Josephine, d/o Robert J. & Esther, d. Jun 9 1845, age 1y 5m 27d
Elvin, William Augustus, d/o same, d. May 12 1851, age 5y 5m 25d
Elvin, Jesse Hubbard, d/o same, d. Jul 3 1855, age 2y 8m 14d
Elvin, Mary Belle, d/o same, d. Jul 14 1863, age 7y 10m 27d

Higbee, Josiah, b. New Jersey, Apr 18 1790 – Sep 19 1865, in his 76th yr
Higbee, Jerusha, w/o Josiah, b. in Gloucester Co., New Jersey Sep 24 1795, d. in Jefferson Co., Ind Nov 1 1852
Higbee, Jesse, s/o Jos. & Jer. Higbee, d. Aug 5 1857, age 32 yrs
Higbee, Jeremiah, s/o same, d. Jul 3 1849, age 29 yrs
Higbee, Augustus S., s/o same, d. Feb 15 1849, age 32 yrs
Higbee, Japhet, Sep 30 1830 – Oct 30 1918

Hubbard, Caroline, d/o Josiah & Jerusha Higbee, w/o Richard, d. Aug 5 1852, age 24y

Logan, W. Scott, 1879 – 1927

Mains, Harriet Sooy, w/o John Mains, May 2 1868 – Jun 12 1927

Simmons, Clarence H., Oct 10 1860 – Apr 22 1909
Simmons, Annie, d/o Josiah & Jerusha Higbee, w/o W.H. Simmons, May 13 1833 – Jan 12 1902

Sooy, Samuel, d. May 5 1878, in his 89th yr
Sooy, Sylvia, d. Sep 21 1876, in her 79th yr
Sooy, Joel, Jul 27 1830 – May 21 1913
Sooy, Sarah A., w/o Joel, Aug 13 1835 – Dec 24 1911
Sooy, Walter, B.L., Dec 25 1838 – Mar 6 1918
Sooy, Virginia, w/o Walter, Aug 23 1848 – May 8 1940
Sooy, Luella, d/o W.B. & Jennis, Oct 20 1878 – Jul 4 1896

Thompson, Sarah, d/o J. & J. Higbee, w/o Joel, Apr 13 1822 – Apr 11 1897

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