09 September 2009
This tombstone is located in Brown Cemetery, Blackhawk, Vigo County, Indiana. The right pillar is for James Rudisel, born Jan 10, 1844 and died Aug 29, 1881. The left pillar is for William Rudisel, born March 2, 1824 and died on Dec 1, 1881, and father of James. William is the 3rd great gradfather of my husband. According to information given to us by a relative, William homesteaded a section of land in Peirson Twp., Vigo Co., Indiana, where the small town of Blackhawk is located. There is a street named for him, and possibly a creek. He had three sons and three daughters, and they each had big farms.