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Cemetery Information


The Cemetery Information resource is a compilation of data and a variety of primary sources about each person buried in the Carlisle Indian School cemetery. Use the table below to find information on each person interred, including the date of decease, plot location, and primary documents regarding the death and burial. Search through our collection of additional content for more information on the cemetery, including an aerial map, a comparative table, and resources on the history of the cemetery.

This resource was created in response to a number of requests for detailed information about the cemetery of the Carlisle Indian School, using information from various repositories including the National Archives and Records Administration, the Cumberland County Historical Society, and Dickinson College. The information presented here is only as reliable as that recorded in the original documents, and as such may be prone to change as additional information is shared or discovered. See our Research Methodology documentation to learn more about the process of gathering and presenting this information.

Additional Information

Discover more information about the Carlisle Indian School cemetery with the following interactive content:

Explore the Modern Cemetery: Interactive Map

Use this aerial map of the Carlisle Indian School cemetery to find the location of each headstone (between 1927 and July 2017), and information on the person buried in that plot.

Compare Headstones and Records: Tables

These downloadable tables, representing information accurate between 1927 and July 2017, show the information presented on each headstone with the same information as found in the records from the Carlisle Indian School.

Resources for Cemetery History

This section includes maps of the original and modern Carlisle Indian School cemeteries, a brief history of the cemetery, and citations for further reading.

Cemetery Information

Modern Plot Location Name Nation Date of Death
D-23 Katie Helen Adams Crow
C-28 Della T. Aitkens Shoshone ; Shoshone (Nevada)
C-10 Albert Seminole
Repatriated Alvan (One That Kills Horse) Sioux
D-39 Edward Angalook Alaskan ; Alaskan (Eskimo)
B-24 Ezra Anigoon (An-i-goon) Apache
C-40 Eva Anosaien Apache ; Apache (Chiricahua)
B-04 Martha Anton Pima
Repatriated Anastasia Ashouwak Aleut ; Alaskan
B-13 Wade Ayres Catawba
C-32 Florence Barnett (Co-te-quah) Ottawa
C-30 Guy Basket (Basket) Apache ; Apache (Tonto)
A-10 Boise Bassford Paiute
B-18 Given Bat (Bat) Apache ; Apache (San Carlos)
E-21 George Bears Arm Gros Ventre
E-09 Ida Bennett Yurok ; Klamath
D-18 John Bitzclay (Jack) Navajo
A-22 Frances Bones Comanche
A-03 Lorenzo Bonito Apache ; Apache (Chiricahua)
A-36 Alida Booth (Ta-pe-na-nah-clin-ah) Apache ; Apache (Chiricahua)
Unknown Solomon Brown Assiniboine
D-07 John Bull (The Dwarf) Gros Ventre
Unknown Wilson Carpenter Seneca (Tonawanda) ; Tonawanda Seneca
E-02 Lena Carr Pueblo ; Pueblo (Queres) ; Queres ; Queres (Laguna) ; Pueblo (Laguna)
D-30 Tabitha Carroll Arapaho
A-02 Albert Cassadore Apache
C-33 Fannie Charging Shield Sioux
D-03 Alfred Charko Wichita
A-39 Horace Chato (Cha-to) Apache
A-34 Leonidas Chawa San Luisenos ; Mission
A-04 Belle Cohoe Arapaho
D-35 Seth Contanito (Con tan ito) Apache
A-06 James Cornman Sioux ; Sioux (White Bird)
Repatriated Sophy Coulon Oneida
Unknown Willie Curley Arapaho
D-33 Frank Cushing Pueblo ; Pueblo (Zuni)
C-23 Simon Dakosin (Dak-o-sin) Apache ; Apache (Chiricahua)
E-07 Elsie Davis Cheyenne
C-18 Margaret Davis Chippewa ; Chippewa (Michigan)
C-25 Eva De Zey (Node-con-e-de-zey) Apache ; Apache (Tonto)
A-07 Hannah Dechezin Apache ; Apache (Chiricahua)
E-24 Wilbur Dechezin (De-che-zin) Apache
A-20 Titus Deerhead (Deer with sore head) Apache ; Apache (Tonto)
Repatriated Dennis (Strikes First) Sioux
Repatriated Dickens (Little Chief) Arapaho ; Arapaho (Northern)
A-27 Kate Dionta Apache
Repatriated Dora (Her Pipe) Sioux ; Sioux (Brule)
B-10 Rogers Dudzarda (Dud-zar-da) Apache ; Apache (Chiricahua)
B-23 Margaret Edgar Pueblo ; Pueblo (Acoma)
C-17 Basil Ekarden Apache ; Apache (Chiricahua)