STRONGS PRAIRIE CEMETERY


Section 23, Adams Township, Adams Co WI



Transcribed by Gordon and Mary Lee Klaus 2005

Location: This cemetery is located in Strongs Prairie Township on Chicago Drive, north of State Highway 21 or one and  miles 
west of County Highway Z in Section 2. Gordon and Mary Lee Klaus documented this cemetery in September 2005. Don't forget to 
check this link for your surname of interest: Adams Co MessageBoard Obits


Row 1, East Section
Starting on the west and reading each row from the north to the south.

GERTH Lot, Father

GERTH, Fred E. 
Born on 4 October 1838 and died on 15 June 1912. Transcribers Note: Information is on the same headstone as Hannah E. Gerth. 

GERTH, Hannah E.
Wife of Fred E. Gerth. Born on 20 April 1842 and died on 5 September 1905. Transcribers Note: Information is on the same 
headstone as Fred E. Gerth.

GERTH Lot, Mother

BOWEN, Robert 
Died on 10 June 1882, aged 60 years, 3 months and 28 days. There is a footstone with the initials R. B.

SHANKS, Henry
This is a military headstone, Company K, 25th Wisconsin Infantry. Transcribers Note: There is a Civil War, Grand Army of 
the Republic veteran's marker by this headstone.

SHANKS, Jas. W.
This is a military headstone, Company E, 16th Wisconsin Infantry. Transcribers Note: There is a Civil War, Grand Army of the Republic veteran's marker by this headstone.

SHANKS, J. W.
Died on 16 June 1899, aged 59 years, 9 months and 24 days. Member of Company E, 16th Regiment, Wisconsin Volunteers Infantry. 

SHANKS, Jenette
Born on 9 July 1844 and died on 24 December 1920.  Note: See Gilbert VanKuren's information in this cemetery.

HOWARD, Samuel
Father. Born in 1851 and died in 1921. 

HOWARD, Nellie
Mother. Born in 1868 and died in 1964. Note: See Samuel Howard's information in this cemetery.

HOWARD, Ruth
Born in 1900 and died in 1901.

TUMPACH, Frank
Son. Born in 1909 and died in 1930. Transcribers Note: Information is on the same headstone as Father James Tumpach, Son 
James Tumpach and Mother Josephine Tumpach.

TUMPACH, James
Father. Born in 1880 and died in 1929. Transcribers Note: Information is on the same headstone as Son James Tumpach, Frank 
Tumpach and Josephine Tumpach.

TUMPACH, James
Son. Born in 1905 and died in 1923. Transcribers Note: Information is on the same headstone as Father James Tumpach, Son 
James Tumpach and Mother Josephine Tumpach.

TUMPACH, Josephine
Mother. Born in 1883 and died in 1943. Transcribers Note: Information is on the same headstone as Frank Tumpach, Father 
James Tumpach and Son James Tumpach.

TRUEX, Bernice
Daughter. Born and died in 1930. Transcribers Note: Information is on the same headstone as Elric, Grace and Ira Truex. 

TRUEX, Elric
Son. Born in 1924 and died in 1931. Transcribers Note: Information is on the same headstone as Bernice, Grace and Ira Truex. 

TRUEX, Grace
Ma. Born in 1893 and died in 1982. Transcribers Note: Information is on the same headstone as Bernice, Elric and Ira Truex. 

TRUEX, Ira
Dad. Born in 1887 and died in 1957. Transcribers Note: Information is on the same headstone as Bernice, Elric and Grace Truex. 

UNKNOWN
No stone or information. Transcribers Note: There is a World War II veteran's marker and flag on this spot. 

WADE, Stephanie N.
Born on 24 May 2000 and died on 3 October 2000.

MCCOY, Luke
Born on 29 May 1971 and died on 22 October 1998. He loved racing.

MCCOY, Anita
Born on 1 April 1940 and died on 22 August 2002. Transcribers Note: Information is on the same headstone as Kirk McCoy.

MCCOY, Kirk
Born on 1 April 1935. Transcribers Note: Information is on the same headstone as Anita McCoy.

 
Row 2, East Section 

WYMAN Lot, Father.

WYMAN, Loring
Born on 17 July 1824 and died on 5 February 1913. Transcribers Note: There is a Civil War, Grand Army of the Republic 
veteran's marker by this headstone.

MATTISON, Evie
Wife of G. A. Mattison. Born on 11 September 1870 and died on 28 May 1897. There is a footstone leaning up against the main headstone.

KEYES, Ellsworth V.
Born in 1869 and died in 1937. Transcribers Note: Information is on the same headstone as Bertha A. Keyes.

KEYES, Bertha A.
Born in 1872 and died in 1941. Transcribers Note: Information is on the same headstone as Ellsworth V. Keyes.

KEYES, Lillian
Child of E. V. and B. Keyes. Died in 1897. Transcribers Note: Information is on the same headstone as James Keyes.

KEYES, James
Child of E. V. and B. Keyes. Died in 1907. Transcribers Note: Information is on the same headstone as Lillian Keyes.

PNIAK, John
Born on 30 May 1887 and died on 21 November 1942. 

Row 3, East Section

SHORT, Paul A.
Father. Born on 5 July 1920 and died on 18 July 1998. Transcribers Note: Information is on the same headstone as Loretta 
M. Short. There is a World War II veteran's marker by this headstone. 

SHORT, Loretta M.
Mother. Born on 27 July 1920 and died on 30 July 1973. Transcribers Note: Information is on the same headstone as Paul 
A. Short. 

HOVORKA, Baby Girl
Born and died on 15 June 1931.

OLESON, Freddie O.
Son of S. and H. Oleson. Born on 1 February 1907 and died on 2 February 1907. 

KEYES Lot, Willie
Aged 10 months.

KEYES, Stephen P. 
Born on 8 June 1839 and died on 30 March 1879. There is a military headstone at the foot of the grave, Company I, 12th 
Regiment, Wisconsin Volunteers. Transcribers Note: There is a Civil War, Grand Army of the Republic veteran's marker by 
this headstone. 

BABCOCK, Lucie Keyes
Born on 15 February 1846 and died on 10 October 1934. 

KEYES, Amelia E.
Born in 1892 and died in 1957.

BUCHANAN, Mary H.
Born on 17 October 1919. Transcribers Note: Information is on the same headstone as John A. Buchanan. 

BUCHANAN, John A.
Born on 29 August 1912 and died on 29 August 1991. Transcribers Note: Information is on the same headstone as Mary H. 
Buchanan.

STINE, John C.
Born on 26 September 1957 and died on 5 October 1998. Married on 27 October 1984. Transcribers Note: Information is on 
the same headstone as June M. Stine.

STINE, June M.
Born on 3 August 1961. Transcribers Note: Information is on the same headstone as John C. Stine.  

Row 4, East Section

TOWN, Cassie
Wife of F. A. Town. Born on 21 September 1865 and died on 10 February 1885. 

ROBINSON, Edith
Died on 20 June 1886. There is a footstone with the initials E. R. Transcribers Note: Information is on the same headstone 
as Edna A. Robinson. 

ROBINSON, Edna A.
Died on 20 October 1884. There is a footstone with the initials E. R.  Transcribers Note: Information is on the same headstone 
as Edith Robinson.

TOWN, David H.
Born on 27 October 1830 and died on 27 February 1910. Transcribers Note: There is a Civil War, Grand Army of the Republic 
veteran's marker by this headstone.

TOWN, Cornelia V. 
Wife of D. H. Town. Born on 19 November 1830 and died on 15 October 1888. 

WORDEN, Olive L.
Wife of O. R. Worden. Died on 18 February 1891, aged 35 years. 

WORDEN, Orlando R.
Father. Born in 1853 and died in 1930. Transcribers Note: Information is on the same headstone as Dolly E. Worden. 

WORDEN, Dolly E.
Mother. Born in 1867 and died in 1955. Transcribers Note: Information is on the same headstone as Orlando R. Worden.

CHAFFEE, Lillian E.
Born on 2 October 1893 and died on 20 March 1894 aged 5 months and 18 days.

CHAFFEE, Robert D.
Born on 6 March 1902 and died on 17 February 1903. 

CHAFFEE, Maria A.
Born in 1908 and died in 1909.

PRUTZMAN, Verner
Born on 26 August 1861 and died on 14 September 1900. There is a Woodman of the World symbol on this headstone. 

PRUTZMAN, Leonora
Mother. Born in 1871 and died in 1931.

BABCOCK, D. Rae
Son of D. E. and Lucie K. Babcock aged 3 years. 

PRESTON, George B.
Born in 1871 and died in 1953. Transcribers Note: Information is on the same headstone as Dolly M. Preston.

PRESTON, Dolly M.
Born in 1872 and died in 1942. Transcribers Note: Information is on the same headstone as George B. Preston.

Row 5, East Section

SCOVELL, Willy H.
Father. Born on 24 February 1896 and died on 19 January 1978. There is also a military plaque at the foot of the grave, 
Private First Class, U.S. Army, World War I. Transcribers Note: There is a World War I veteran's marker by this headstone.

SCOVELL, Ruth I.
Mother. Born on 18 January 1905 and died on 19 November 1999. 

SCOVELL, Max W.
Son. Born on 2 May 1940 and died on 13 August 1965. There is also a military plaque at the foot of the grave, Max Willy 
Scovell MM 3, U.S. Navy, Vietnam. Transcribers Note: There is a Vietnam War veteran's marker by this headstone.

MCNABB, Clinton C.
Husband. Born in 1890 and died in 1970. Vet. WW I. There is also a military plaque at the foot of the grave, born on 20 
February 1890 and died on 24 October 1970, Wisconsin, AFC, Headquarters Troop, 1st Army Corp, World War I. Transcribers 
Note: There is a World War I veteran's marker by this headstone.

MCNABB, Edith F.
Wife. Born in 1900 and died in 1992.

WORDEN, Clark B.
Born in 1848 and died in 1927.

CHAFFEE, Grace
Daughter of R. D. and S. A. Chaffee. Born on 24 August 1874 and died on 18 January 1904.

CHAFFEE Family Stone

CHAFFEE, C. E. 
Born on 3 September 1870 and died on 4 August 1961.

CHAFFEE, Bertha M.
Wife of C. E. Chaffee. Born on 8 August 1873 and died on 23 September 1912. 

UNKNOWN, V. K.
This is a footstone.

Row 6, East Section

KENT, Fred B.
Father. Born in 1864 and died in 1933.

KENT, Diantha
Mother. Born in 1866 and died in 1937.

KENT, Max M.
Son. Born in 1888 and died in 1981. Vet. WW I. There is also a military plaque at the foot of the grave, born on 1 October 
1888 and died on 27 January 1981, Private First Class, U.S. Army, World War I. Transcribers Note: There is a World War I 
veteran's marker by this headstone.

KENT, Eugene L.
Born in 1902 and died in 1992.

KENT, Willie E.
Son of F. B. and D. J Kent. Died on 1 February 1893 aged 6 weeks and 2 days. There is a footstone with the initials 
W. E. K.

WALKER, William
Born in 1822 and died in 1910.

WALKER, Sarah Ann
Wife of Wm. Walker. Born in 1816 and died in 1891.

BANKES,  Christopher E.
Son of W. and H. R. Bankes. Born on 18 November 1895 and died on 27 May 1898. 

BANKES, C. W.
This headstone is to the east of the other headstones in this lot. Born on 27 August 1898 and died on 25 April 1899 
aged 8 months.

BANKES, Eliza A.
Born on 17 March 1899 and died on 14 January 1901 aged 1 year, 9 months and 28 days.

HAYES, Mary Emily
This is a Hamilton Funeral Home marker. Born in 1890 and died in 1918. There is an old stone.

WISE, Dorcas
This is a Hamilton Funeral Home marker. Born in 1891 and died in 1920.

SAUBERT, Mary E.
Mother. Born in 1855 and died in 1930. 

SAUBERT, Christopher H.
Father. Born in 1852 and died in 1926.

Row 7, East Section

KENT, Grace Adell
Born on 7 November 1866 and died on 22 January 1896 aged 29 years. There is a footstone with the initials G. A. K.

KENT, Edith M.
Daughter of Wm. and K. A. Kent. Died on 4 March 1892 aged 23 years. There is a footstone with the initials E. M. K.

KAMNETZ, Susanah
Died on 18 February 1892 aged 61 years. Transcribers Note: Information is on the same headstone as S. F. Kamnetz.

KAMNETZ, S. F.
Died on 15 November 1887 aged 59 years. There is a footstone with the initials S. K. Transcribers Note: Information is 
on the same headstone as Susanah Kamnetz. There is a Civil War, Grand Army of the Republic veteran's marker by this 
headstone. Note: At the time this was transcribed, the Adams County Veteran's Administration was making preparation 
to place a Military plaque by this headstone.

WARD Family Stone

WARP, Orlando A.
Born in 1922.

KEENA, Ada Bell
Born in 1909 and died in 1925.

KEENA, Alice P. 
Born in 1907 and died in 1908.

KEENA, Francis H. 
Father. Born in 1870 and died in 1951. Transcribers Note: Information is on the same headstone as Hester A. Kenna.

KEENA, Hester A. 
Mother. Born in 1886 and died in 1952. Transcribers Note: Information is on the same headstone as Francis H. Keena.

KEENA, Mathew
Born in 1833 and died in 1908.

KEENA, Rollin M.
Born in 1927. Transcribers Note: Information is on the same headstone as Lois A. Keena.

KEENA, Lois A.
Born in 1934. Transcribers Note: Information is on the same headstone as Rollin M. Keena.

Row 8, East Section

DUNBAR, Miles H.
Born on 7 April 1828 and died on 21 October 1886. There is a footstone with the initials M. H. D.

KENT, Joseph A.
Father. Born on 11 March 1803 and died on 29 January 1887. There is a footstone with the initials J. A. K. Transcribers 
Note: Information is on the same headstone as Lucy Kent.

KENT, Lucy
Mother. Wife of A. J. Kent. Born on 4 June 1800 and died on 14 March 1883. There is a footstone for this grave. Transcribers 
Note: Information is on the same headstone as Joseph A. Kent.

CASE, Flora
Infant daughter of A. and M. Case.  There is a footstone with the initials F. C.

SPOOR, Putnam F.
Died on 7 March 1876 aged 65 years and 6 months.

Row 9, East Section

SWEET, Lovina B.
Born on 8 March 1834 and died on 12 August 1912. There is a footstone with Mother on it.

SWEET, Geo. W.
Born on 6 March 1887 and died on 10 December 1903. There is a footstone for this grave.

REINE, Nettie B.
Wife of Jos. L. Reine. Born on 9 June 1872 and died on 12 April 1894 aged 21 years, 10 months and 3 days. There is a 
footstone with the initials N. B. R.

JOHNSON Lot, Peter 
Father. Born in 1864 and died in 1911.

JOHNSON Lot, Hannah
Mother. Born in 1872 and died in 1953.

JOHNSON Lot, Paul J.
Son. Born in 1896 and died in 1934. This headstone is set to the east of the other Johnson headstones.

JOHNSON Lot, Anna Halvorsen
Born in 1868 and died in 1955. This headstone is set to the east of the other Johnson headstones.

JOHNSON Family Stone
This headstone is set to the east of the other Johnson headstones.

HOFMANN, Emma
Born in 1894 and died in 1912.

HOPPIE, Wm. E.
Born on 4 February 1885 and died on 5 January 1900. 

Row 10, East Section

KORVAS Lot, Ignatz A.
Father. Born in 1868 and died in 1940. 

KORVAS Lot, Josephine F.
Mother. Born in 1868 and died in 1948. 

KORVAS Family Stone
This headstone is set to the east of the other Korvas headstones.

KORVAS Lot, Joseph P.
Son. Born in 1894 and died in 1935. 

HOVORKA, Anna Korvas
Born in 1895 and died in 1983. 

HOVORKA, Joseph
Born in 1892 and died in 1956. This headstone is set to the east of the other headstones in this lot.

STONE, Orvel James
This is a military headstone, born on 29 June 1898 and died on 24 October 1947, Wisconsin, Private, 161st Depot 
Brigade, World War I. Transcribers Note: There is a World War I veteran's marker by this headstone.

ROLLER, Bernard W.
This is a wooden cross, born on 19 June 1913 and died on 22 October 2002.

ROLLER, Steven Robert
This is a military plaque, born on 11 November 1947 and died on 16 August 1999, Corporal, U.S. Marine Corp, Vietnam. 
Transcribers Note: There is a Vietnam War veteran's marker by this plaque.

Row 11, East Section

ROWE, Sarah J.
Born in 1825 and died in 1895.

CHINN, William
Born in 1819 and died in 1885.

CHINN, Mary A.
Born in 1820 and died in 1897.

BLOOMFIELD, Ada M.
Mother. Born in 1861 and died in 1934.

BLOOMFIELD, Hamdon C.
Father. Born in 1850 and died in 1936.

BLOOMFIELD, Ada F.
Born in 1894 and died in 1913.

BLOOMFIELD Family Stone

ODELL, Mary
Born in 1887 and died in 1909.

OLESON, Halver
Born in 1842 and died in 1918. Transcribers Note: Information is on the same headstone as Anna Oleson.

OLESON, Anna
Wife of Halver Oleson. Born in 1842 and died in 1914. Transcribers Note: Information is on the same headstone as Halver Oleson.

OLESON Lot, Mother

OLESON, Ben H.
Born in 1883 and died in 1969.

Row 12, East Section

BLOOMFIELD, Arthur G.
Born in 1882 and died in 1937.

BLOOMFIELD, Pearl E.
Born in 1886 and died in 1957.

BLOOMFIELD, Hamdon
Born in 1900 and died in 1909.

ODELL, Nina
Born and died in 1909.

Row 13, East Section

YASZCAK, Mathew A.
Our little angel. Born and died on 7 August 1924.

HOHENSTEIN, Janet L., Nee Short
Born on 26 March 1950 and died on 2 August 2005. Married on 9 March 1969. Transcribers Note: Information is on the same 
headstone as Christ W. Hohenstein. 

HOHENSTEIN, Christ W.
Born on 4 November 1945. Transcribers Note: Information is on the same headstone as Janet Hohenstein.

Row 1, West Section
Starting on the east and reading each row from the south to the north.

UNKNOWN
There is a cement outline of a grave.

HOWARD, Clarence S.
Born in 1897 and died in 1963.

HOWARD, Glen Allen
This is a military plaque, born on 9 October 1909 and died on 10 January 1949, Wisconsin, Private, Company A, 1844 Engineer 
Aviation Battalion. Transcribers Note: There is a World War II veteran's marker by this plaque.

MARK, Christina
Wife of Charles H. Mark. Born on 27 February 1849 and died on 6 April 1915. Transcribers Note: Information is on the same 
headstone as Clara Mark.

MARK, Clara
Born on 11 April 1888 and died on 16 February 1905. Transcribers Note: Information is on the same headstone as Christina Mark.

FIEGEL Lot, Mother

FIEGEL Lot, Father

WOOCK, Peter 
Died on 6 September 1868. There is also a footstone with the initials P. W. 

Row 2, West Section

MARK Lot, Father

MARK Lot, Mother

MARK Lot, Clara

ROBINSON Family Stone

ROBINSON Lot, Lilly
Born and died in 1869.

ROBINSON Lot, Orman James
Born in 1855 and died in 1856.

ROBINSON, Lot, Jesse Frank
Born in 1858 and died in 1875.

MILLER, Geo. W.
Died on 1 May 1881 aged 55 years and 8 months. Transcribers Note: There is a Civil War, Grand Army of the Republic veteran's 
marker by this headstone.

MILLER, Hannah L.
Wife of Ransom Miller. Died on 26 March 1879 aged 76 years, 7 months and 26 days.

MILLER, Ransom
Died on 29 May 1882 aged 82 years.

MILLER, Abigail
Wife of J. R. Miller. Died on 16 June 1897 aged 63 years, 2 months and 29 days.

SMITH, Francis
Child of E. and M. A. Smith. There is a footstone. Transcribers Note: Information is on the same headstone as Bessie and 
William Smith.

SMITH, Bessie
Child of E. and M. A. Smith. There is a footstone. Transcribers Note: Information is on the same headstone as Francis and 
William Smith.

SMITH, William
Child of E. and M. A. Smith. There is a footstone. Transcribers Note: Information is on the same headstone as Francis and 
Bessie Smith.

FIEGEL, John G.
Born on 7 December 1823 and died on 26 August 1902. Transcribers Note: Information is on the same headstone as Hannah L. 
Fiegel.

FIEGEL, Hannah L.
Born on 10 January 1827. Transcribers Note: Information is on the same headstone as John G. Fiegel.

HAMMOND, John R.
This is a military headstone, Company E, 16th Wisconsin Infantry. Transcribers Note: There is a Civil War, Grand Army of 
the Republic veteran's marker by this headstone.

Row 3, West Section

LEIGHTON, James
Born in 1824 and died in 1903.

SWEET, Cordelia
Wife of J. Sweet. Died on 13 February 1880 aged 55 years, 5 months and 8 days. There is also a footstone with Mother on it 
leaning against the main headstone.  Transcribers Note: Information is on the same headstone as Alma and Joseph Sweet.

SWEET, Alma J.
Died on 24 July 1869 aged 1 year, 11 months and 5 days. There is also a footstone with Alma on it leaning against the main 
headstone. Transcribers Note: Information is on the same headstone as Cordelia and Joseph Sweet.

SWEET, Joseph
Died on 14 November 1889 aged 67 years. There is also a footstone with Father on it leaning against the main headstone. 
Transcribers Note: Information is on the same headstone as Cordelia and Alma J. Sweet.

CAGE, Wilford E.
Son of W. E. and L. E. Cage. Born on 4 March 1886 and died on 7 September 1886. 

CAGE, Lenna E.
Wife of W. E. Cage. Died on 3 December 1891 aged 25 years.

Row 4, West Section

VAN TASSEL, W. R.
Born on 17 November 1843 and died on 11 February 1912. Company K, 38th Regiment. 

VAN TASSEL Lot, Father
This is probably the headstone of W. R. Van Tassel. Transcribers Note: There is a Civil War, Grand Army of the Republic 
veteran's marker by this headstone.

REINE, Jennie M.
Wife of J. G. Reine. She gave her life for life. Died on 13 March 1893 aged 18 years, 4 months and 23 days. There is a 
footstone that says Mother. 

KNIGHT, Lewis E. 
Son of E. and R. Knight. Died on 8 April 1862 from a wound received at the Battle of Shiloh aged 17 years and 9 months. 
Enlisted on October 18, 1861 in Company E, 16th Regiment, Wisconsin Volunteers. Transcribers Note: There is a Civil War, 
Grand Army of the Republic veteran's marker by this headstone. 

KNIGHT Family Stone

KNIGHT, Rachel
Wife of E. Knight. Born on 24 September 1826 and died on 10 January 1904. 

KNIGHT, Ezra
Born on 5 January 1824 and died on 8 July 1912.  

WOOCK Family Stone

BUCHANAN, Mercy
Born on 10 April 1818 and died on 25 May 1900. Transcribers Note: Information is on the same headstone as T. Buchanan.

BUCHANAN, T.
Born on 25 May 1816 and died on 16 July 1888. Transcribers Note: Information is on the same headstone as Mercy Buchanan.

BUCHANAN Lot, Father

BUCHANAN, Armenia
Wife of L. Buchanan. Died 29 November 1876 age 30 years and 11 months.

Row 5, West Section

SMITH Lot, Lewis S.
This headstone is broken and badly worn making it unreadable. 

KNIGHT, Geo. W.
Died on 7 March 1880 aged 44 years, 3 months and 14 days. Transcribers Note: There is a Civil War, Grand Army of the 
Republic veteran's marker by this headstone.

KNIGHT, Ezra
No other information is readable. Transcribers Note: Information is on the same headstone as Elizabeth Knight.

KNIGHT, Elizabeth 
Wife of Ezra Knight. Born on 3 January 1793 and died on 24 September 1870. Transcribers Note: Information is on the same 
headstone as Ezra Knight.

WOOCK, Herbert E.
Son of W. and M. Woock. Born on 15 June 1882 and died on 7 June 1883. 

WOOCK, Maria A.
Born in 1852 and died in 1891. 

WOOCK, William A.
Born in 1838 and died in 1901. 

DERING, Grace Woock
Born in 1883 and died in 1911. 

WOOCK, William P.
Born in 1872 and died in 1912. 

CHAFFEE Lot, Mother
Born in 1837 and died in 1923.

CHAFFEE, Sarah A.
Mother. Born in 1840 and died in 1922.

CHAFFEE, Richard D.
Died on 6 May 1877 aged 32 years, 3 months and 3 days. There is also a footstone leaning against the main headstone with 
the initials R. D. C. Transcribers Note: There is a Civil War, Grand Army of the Republic veteran's marker by this headstone.

WHEELER, Alice E.
Daughter of J. C. and E. Wheeler. Died on 14 September 1868 aged 7 years, 11 months and 21 days.

WHEELER, Wilbur T.
Son of J. C. and E. Wheeler. Died on 11 September 1868 aged 6 years and 10 days.

WHEELER, Emma
Daughter of J. C. and E. Wheeler. Died on 26 August 1869 aged 3 years, 11 months and 7 days.

WHEELER, John C.
Died on 18 September 1865 aged 36 years, 2 months and 1 day.

Row 6, West Section

MARTIN Lot, Mother

MARTIN, Eunice C.
Mother. Born on 30 October 1818 and died on 1 March 1903. Transcribers Note: Information is on the same headstone as 
Henry Martin.

MARTIN, Henry
Father. Born on 10 March 1810 and died on 5 June 1895. Transcribers Note: Information is on the same headstone as Eunice 
C. Martin.

MARTIN Lot, Father

KEYES, Charles
Died on 22 April 1867 aged 28 years, 5 months and 16 days. Transcribers Note: There is a Civil War, Grand Army of the 
Republic veteran's marker by this headstone. 

KEYES, Samuel Jacob 
Died on 23 November 1879 aged 80 years, 3 months and 27 days. 

KEYES, Johanna Gahan
Wife of Sam J. Keyes. Died on 8 April 1892 aged 51 years and 9 months. Transcribers Note: This headstone is lying flat 
on the ground. 

Row 7, West Section

DEWITT, David P.
Born on 26 December 1859 and died on 3 July 1888. 

DEWITT, Reuben
Born on 28 September 1872 and died on 9 September 1880. Transcribers Note: Information is on the same headstone as Lincoln 
DeWitt.

DEWITT, Lincoln
Born on 29 October 1875 and died on 1 October 1880. Transcribers Note: Information is on the same headstone as Reuben 
DeWitt.

MARTIN, Elenora
Daughter of H. and E. G. Martin. Died on 11 July 1875 aged 30 years, 7 months and 26 days.

SMEDBRON, Ray M.
Born in 1926 and died in 1927.

CANNING, Mary E.
Daughter of Wm. and M. E. Canning Jr. Died on 10 April 1874 aged 5 years, 8 months and 17 days.

KEYES, Catherine
Wife of P. G. Keyes. Died on 11 July 1868 aged 47 years, 1 month and 7 days.

KEYES, Julia
Daughter of P. G. and C. Keyes. Died on 7 September 1863 aged 9 years.

UNKNOWN, 
Headstone without any information. Top half appears to be broken off. 

Row 8, West Section

OENS, Jerome C. "Jerry"
Born on 26 September 1942 and died on 29 October 2001. Parent of Jim, John, Jerry Jr. and Cindy. Transcribers Note: 
Information is on the same headstone as Judith M. Oens.

OENS, Judith M. "Judy"
Born on 2 December 1942. Parent of Jim, John, Jerry Jr. and Cindy. Transcribers Note: Information is on the same 
headstone as Jerome C. Oens.

ACKLEY, Anthony L.
Born on 28 July 1945. Transcribers Note: Information is on the same headstone as Christine B. Ackley.

ACKLEY, Christine B.
Born on 23 August 1947 and died on 12 October 1998. Transcribers Note: Information is on the same headstone as Anthony 
L. Ackley.

MATTISON, Sharon A.
Wife of Robert Mattison. Born in 1933 and died in 1982.

KASEY, Kalman
Second husband of Charlotte. Born in 1911 and died in 1997.

MATTISON, Charlotte O.
Born in 1917 and died in 1993. Transcribers Note: Information is on the same headstone as George M. Mattison.

MATTISON, George M.
Born in 1904 and died in 1973. Transcribers Note: Information is on the same headstone as Charlotte O. Mattison.

MATTISON, Jennie S.
Mother. Born in 1862 and died in 1942. Transcribers Note: Information is on the same headstone as Charles A. Mattison.

MATTISON, Charles A.
Father. Born in 1862 and died in 1957. Transcribers Note: Information is on the same headstone as Jennie S. Mattison.

BLANCHER, Nancy M
Born on 21 July 1832 and died on 26 March 1899 aged 67 years. Transcribers Note: Information is on the same headstone 
as Isaac Blancher. 

BLANCHER, Isaac
Born on 18 August 1794 and died on 18 December 1901 aged 107 years. Transcribers Note: Information is on the same 
headstone as Nancy M. Blancher.

BLANCHER, Amanda
Daughter of D. and N. M. Blancher. Died on 26 November 1863 aged 1 years and 10 months.

KREB, Amanda
Wife of J. C. Kreb. Died on 30 November 1862 aged 26 years.

WHITE, Sarah Ann
Wife of E. S. White. Died on 29 November 1860 aged 40 years, 8 months and 15 days.

WHITE, Enos
Born on 6 April 1812 and died on 9 May 1885. Transcribers Note: This headstone is lying flat on the ground.

DARROW, Sarah E.
Daughter of W. R. and E. Darrow. Died on 8 May 1961 aged 8 years, 7 months and 11 days. There is a footstone for this grave.

LAMB, Alfred
Dear Husband. Died on 20 July 1860 aged 60 years and 11 months.

Row 9, West Section

JACOB, Carl J.
This is a military plaque, born on 17 August 1918 and died on 1 March 1990, U.S. Navy, World War II. Transcribers Note: 
There is a World War II veteran's marker by this plaque.

GERAGHTY, Gilbert Nicholas
Born in 1930 and died in 2001. Transcribers Note: Information is on the same headstone as Carol Ann Geraghty. 

GERAGHTY, Carol Ann
Born in 1938 and died in 1999. Transcribers Note: Information is on the same headstone as Gilbert Nicholas Geraghty.

BUCHANAN, Walter T. Family Stone

BUCHANAN, James P. "Pat"
Born in 1958 and died in 1979.

BUCHANAN, Harold E.
Son. Born in 1947 and died in 1949.

BUCHANAN, Walter D. "Sonny"
Born in 1946 and died in 1975.

BUCHANAN, Verdena
Mother. Born in 1926 and died in 1993.

BUCHANAN, Walter T.
Father. Born in 1918 and died in 2002. Transcribers Note: There is a World War II veteran's marker by this headstone.

ROBINSON, Carol Arthur
Son. Born in 1904 and died in 1949.

ROBINSON, Albert J.
Husband of Allie M. Robinson. Born in 1886 and died in 1946.

BUCHANAN, Timothy
Born in 1877 and died in 1962. Transcribers Note: Information is on the same headstone as Lorena and Rosa M. Buchanan. 

BUCHANAN, Lorena
Born in 1920 and died in 1921. There is also a footstone that says, Lorena, 1920 - 1921. Transcribers Note: Information 
is on the same headstone as Timothy and Rosa M. Buchanan.

BUCHANAN, Rosa M.
Born in 1889 and died in 1965. Transcribers Note: Information is on the same headstone as Timothy and Lorena Buchanan.

MUELLER, Amalia
This headstone is between rows 8 and 9. Mother. Born in 1868 and died in 1953. Transcribers Note: Information is on the 
same headstone as August Mueller.

MUELLER, August
This headstone is between rows 8 and 9. Father. Born in 1862 and died in 1939. Transcribers Note: Information is on the 
same headstone as Amalia Mueller.

STRAND, Charlotte
Born in 1890 and died in 1932. 

PETTIS, Sarah
Wife of A. N. Pettis. Died on 13 April 1860 aged 55 years, 9 months and 14 days.

ROBINSON, Wm. Harry
Born on 8 September 1833 and died on 2 October 1883. Transcribers Note: Information is on the same headstone as Lillian A. 
Robinson. 

ROBINSON, Lillian A.
Born on 26 June 1877 and died on 17 July 1877. Transcribers Note: Information is on the same headstone as Wm. Harry Robinson.

ROBINSON, Amanda
Wife of S. H. Robinson. Died on 1 October 1871 aged 36 years, 1 month and 10 days.

ROBINSON, William S.
Son of S. H. and A. Robinson. Died on 6 March 1861 aged 9 months.

VANKUREN, E. H.
Died on 22 May 1862 at Shiloh, Tennessee aged 19 years, 9 months and 23 days. He was a Member of Company E, 16th Regiment, 
Wisconsin Volunteers. Transcribers Note: There is a Civil War, Grand Army of the Republic veteran's marker by this grave.
 
VANKUREN, Sarah
Daughter of G. and P. Van Kuren. Died on 17 February 1866 aged 11 years, 9 months and 15 days. Transcribers Note: Information 
is on the same headstone as E. H. VanKuren.

VANKUREN, Pheby
Wife of G. Van Kuren. Died on 17 October 1891 aged 81 years and 4 months.

VANKUREN, Gilbert 
Born on 2 April 1817 and died on 19 September 1894. 

Row 10, West Section

ROBINSON Family Stone

KENT, Martin E.
Son of A. J. and J. Kent. Died on 13 January 1892 aged 22 years, 2 months and 6 days.

ORLON, Ann M.
Wife of Amos Orlon. Born on 1 August 1808 and died on 29 February 1875.

HAMMOND Family Stone

PARKS, Elsie S.
Sister. Born in 1812 and died in 1888.

MORSE, George W.
Died on 6 April 1863 aged 52 years, 1 month and 12 days.

MORSE, Elizabeth
Wife of Ebenezer Morse. Died on 15 January 1877 aged 87 years, 2 months and 6 days. 

MORSE, Ebenezer
Died on 1 July 1859 aged 75 years and 7 months. Transcribers Note: There is a War of 1812 veteran's marker by this headstone.

Row 11, West Section

ROBINSON Lot, Charles S.
Father.  Born on 6 March 1863 and died on 13 November 1951. Buried in Riverview Cemetery, Oroville, Washington.

ROBINSON Lot, Ada M.
Mother. Born on 28 May 1863 and died on 26 September 1903.

KENT, Jane
Wife of A. J. Kent. Died on 17 January 1874 aged 28 years, 6 months and 3 days.

MORSE, Willie H.
Son of A. C. and J. W. Morse. Died on 3 June 1875 aged 10 years, 1 month and 3 days. There is a footstone.

MORSE, Uriah R.
Son of A. C. and E. Morse. Died on 31 May 1875 aged 26 years, 6 months and 13 days. There is a footstone.

MORSE, Albert
Died on 10 September 1874. Transcribers Note: There is a Civil War, Grand Army of the Republic veteran's marker by
this headstone. This headstone is damaged.

MORSE, Charles M.
Son of Capt. Albert C. and Eveline Morse. Died on 28 April 1866, aged 21 years, 10 months and 11 days.

MORSE, Laura E.
Daughter of A. C. and J. W. Morse. Died on 3 July 1873 aged 13 years, 9 months and 2 days.

HAMMOND, John R. 
Father. Born on 18 March 1840 and died on 14 April 1907. Transcribers Note: There is a Civil War, Grand Army of the 
Republic veteran's marker by this headstone. 

HAMMOND, Amelia
Mother. Born on 5 May 1847 and died on 13 February 1902. 

KNOX, George G. N.
Son of S. and A. Knox. Died on 5 May 1858 aged 1 year, 5 months and 21 days.

Row 12, West Section

BUCHANAN, Stanley
Born in 1915 and died in 2002. This is a wooden plaque and Cross. 

NEWTON, William H.
Born on 7 July 1942 and died on 22 August 2003. Transcribers Note: Information is on the same headstone as Lorena M. 
Newton.

NEWTON, Lorena M.
Born on 13 June 1940. Transcribers Note: Information is on the same headstone as William H. Newton. 

KENT, Lorinda M.
Mother. Wife of Alson J. Kent. Born on 18 July 1854 and died on 11 June 1914. There is a footstone for this grave.

KENT, Alson J.
Born in 1920 and died in 1937.

NORTON, Peter
Died on 28 January 1874 aged 68 years. There is a footstone with P. N. - G. N. Transcribers Note: Information is on the 
same headstone as Gezine Norton.

NORTON, Gezine
Died on 29 June 188_ aged 63 years. There is a footstone with P. N. - G. N. Transcribers Note: Information is on the 
same headstone as Peter Norton.

BEESTON, Peter
Died on 30 January 1891 aged 64 years. Transcribers Note: There is a U.S. War Veteran's marker by this headstone. 

BEESTON Lot, Unknown
Died on 19 July 1880 aged 65 years, 6 months and 7 days.

BEESTON, William
Died on 12 March 1875 aged 69 years, 3 months and 23 days.

BEESTON, Seth W.
Son of W. and A. Beeston. Died on 13 September 1858 aged 2 years and 7 months.

BEESTON Lot, Sarah A.
Mother. Born in 1833 and died in 1925. 

BEESTON Family Stone

BEESTON, Reuben
Father. Born in 1827 and died in 1903. Transcribers Note: There is a Grand Army of the Republic veteran's marker by this 
grave.

BEESTON, William H.
Born in 1857 and died in 1858.

BEESTON, Mary E.
Born in 1855 and died in 1858.

WILLIAMSON, Martha
Wife of Edward A. Williamson. Died on 4 October 1890 aged 80 years, 6 months and 11 days. Transcribers Note: Information 
is on the same headstone as Edward A. Williamson.

WILLIAMSON, Edward A.
Died on 17 September 1881 aged 69 years, 10 months and 17 days. Transcribers Note: Information is on the same headstone 
as Martha Williamson.

WILLIAMSON, Ida E.
Daughter of E. and C. M. Williamson. Died on 22 August 1871 aged 9 months and 28 days.

WILLIAMSON, George A. 
Son of E. and C. M. Williamson. Died on 8 September 1870 aged 1 year and 14 days.

WILLIAMSON, Cornelia M., Nee Bassett
Died on 23 December 1892 aged 52 years, 3 months and 15 days.

WILLIAMSON, Lettie M.
Daughter of E. and C. M. Williamson. Died on 25 March 1882 aged 5 months.

BASSETT, Roxana
Wife of Perez Bassett. Died on 23 October 1857 aged 51 years.

BASSETT, Perez
Died on 20 August 1880 aged 83 years. 

Row 13, West Section

WILLIAMSON, George
Son of M. and E. A. Williamson. Died on 31 July 1863 in the Lake Providence Hospital aged 21 years, 9 months and 5 days. 
He enlisted on 20 September 1861 in Company E. 16th Regiment, Wisconsin Volunteers. Transcribers Note: There is a Grand 
Army of the Republic veteran's marker by this grave.

WILLIAMSON, Mabel C. 
Born in 1876 and died in 1907.

WILLIAMSON Lot, Mother

WILLIAMSON, Edward
Born on 1 November 1844 and died on 25 April 1909. 

Row 14, West Section

PHELPS, Dewitt C.
This headstone is located in the far southwest corner of the cemetery. Son of N. D. and E. H. Phelps. Died on 30 October 
1871 aged 15 years, 11 months and 11 days.




Transcription donated by Gordon and Mary Lee Klaus 2005
This page last updated February 2006
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