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Introduction to 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.

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Additional Information

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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 Name Nation Date of Death
Repatriated Ernest (Knocks Off) Sioux December 13, 1880
D-22 Rudolph Esenday (E-sen-day) Apache, Apache (Chiricahua) March 1, 1889
D-10 Roderic Fatty Apache, Apache (Chiricahua) June 14, 1887
C-04 Pariscovia Fiedoff Alaskan, Alaskan (Aleut) April 29, 1906
B-05 Owen Fire (Put on the Fire) Apache, Apache (Tonto) June 26, 1886
A-33 Charles Fisher Crow September 17, 1886
E-13 Samuel Flying Horse (Tasunke Kinyela) Sioux, Sioux (Oglala) May 31, 1893
B-17 Ada Fox Catcher (In nah ilth tah hoze hee) Apache, Apache (Tonto) July 13, 1888
B-07 Jim Foxcatcher (Foxcatcher) Apache, Apache (Tonto) June 27, 1885
D-28 Helen Fraties Alaskan December 14, 1903
C-27 Eric Gatay (Gat-ay) Apache, Apache (Chiricahua) October 3, 1887
A-31 Fannie Gibson Shawnee December 6, 1900
D-04 Samuel Gilbert (La-coo-hoo-he-kaw) Winnebago October 24, 1895
C-14 Cooki Glook Alaskan, Alaskan (Eskimo) January 4, 1904
C-20 Edna Graham (Bet-ah-kat-oth) Apache, Apache (Chiricahua) July 5, 1887
Repatriated Frank Green Oneida June 25, 1898
C-09 Harry Greenbird Chippewa November 5, 1895
C-35 Giles Cheyenne May 8, 1881
C-29 Fred Harris (Ko-woot-ke-ish) Alaskan, Alaskan (Tlingit) June 9, 1890
A-15 George Harrison Cheyenne September 12, 1890
Repatriated Hayes (Little Plume) Arapaho, Arapahoe, Arapahoe (Northern), Arapaho (Northern) April 15, 1882
B-08 Almeda Heavyhair (Heavy Hair on side of head) Gros Ventre August 28, 1894
B-31 Albert Henderson Sac & Fox September 15, 1880
E-03 Edward Hensley Winnebago January 29, 1899
Repatriated Friend Hollow Horned Bear (Friend) Sioux, Sioux (Brule) May 21, 1886
Repatriated Horace (Horse) Arapaho, Arapahoe (Northern), Arapahoe, Arapaho (Northern) June 12, 1882
A-40 How se-eh Pueblo, Pueblo (Queres), Queres April 12, 1886
D-27 Peter Howe Assiniboine June 5, 1896
B-16 Eli Hunlona (Hun-lo-na) Apache March 9, 1895
B-27 Maggie Iahanetha Apache, Apache (Chiricahua) October 14, 1889
E-05 Geoffrey Iske (Is-kee) Apache, Apache (Chiricahua) July 5, 1889
A-26 Beulah Istone Apache August 12, 1889
B-11 Nora Izancho Apache, Apache (Chiricahua) November 12, 1888
A-35 Albert Jackson Seneca December 7, 1906
Repatriated Raleigh James Washoe April 18, 1900
C-16 Jemima John Oneida May 10, 1896
D-19 Samuel John Nez Perce February 11, 1888
Repatriated Henry Jones Iowa March 19, 1880
C-03 Louise Juan Pima March 20, 1900
B-25 Judith Kainkak Apache, Apache (Warm Springs) March 8, 1888
D-09 Caleb Kechjolay (Kech-jo-lay) Apache, Apache (Chiricahua) April 13, 1889
D-13 Mabel Kelcusay (Gos-cheese-zey) Apache, Apache (Tonto) December 25, 1884
D-11 Mira Kiecha Apache, Apache (Chiricahua) March 31, 1889
B-22 Susan King Chippewa October 21, 1891
Unknown Mary Kinninook Alaskan December 28, 1908
Unknown Katie Kinzhuna Apache, Apache (Chiricahua) July 13, 1888
A-14 Elliot Kiowa Kiowa May 21, 1889
E-10 Sara Cook Kirk Kickapoo March 6, 1901
A-19 Amos LaFramboise Sioux, Sioux (Sisseton), Sioux (Santee), Sioux (Yankton) November 26, 1879
A-09 Laublock Alaskan, Alaskan (Eskimo) September 15, 1899