IAGenWeb Project - Clayton co.
updated 05/27/2017


Council Hill
Cemetery Burials
(through 2010)

Sec. 3, Giard twp. Clayton co. Iowa

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Council Hill cemetery - photo taken June 2010 by 'Gemni'


The original list of burials from the WPA grave survey has been updated and corrected from gravestone inscriptions and other sources. It will continue to be updated as additional information or burials are available.

Sources:
~Burials & inscriptions recorded when cemetery was walked and photographed by 'Gemni' in 2010
~Allamakee co. Death Records (ACDR), contributed by Richard O'Brien
~Census records for family relationships & estimated birth years
~Obituaries
~SSDI records

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Last Name
First Name Birth Date Death Date Comment
Adney Adeline Katherine 01/19/1914 06/13/1998 w/o Archie C., nee Kamp
Adney Alton Carl   1937 s/o Archie C. & Adeline Kamp Adney
Adney Archie C. 1911 2008 h/o Adeline K.
Adney Arthur 8/21/1879 05/19/1964 Lot 3 Block 8
Adney Henry S. 1915 1988 ssa Violet L.
Adney Laverna M. 12/13/1941 03/03/2004 ssa Allen A.
Adney Violet L. 1914 2001 ssa Henry S.
Almanrode Alma B. 1876 1965 ssa William S.
Almanrode William S 1872 1961 ssa Alma B.
Anderson Elvie M. 08/27/1872 06/22/1899  
Anderson Lawrence Daniel 05/07/1821 09/11/1892  
Anderson Mary 12/15/1820 12/09/1897  
Atwood Burl 04/12/1901 02/11/1906 s/o F.N. & L.M. Atwood
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Last Name
First Name Birth Date Death Date Comment
Baeth Johanna 1854 1943 ssa John
Baeth John 1843 1927 ssa Johanna
Baeth William 1885 1983  
Barnes Jones   03/01/1880 aged 54 yr 4 mo 29 d
Barnes Jeremiah      no dates; [WPA record]
Barnes Mary E. 09/08/1895 03/19/1973  
Barnes Mary Jane   07/27/1866 d/o J.C. & M.A. Barnes; stone is on the ground, off it's base
Barnes Rachel 1858 1936 "Mother"; w/o Samuel
Barnes Samuel 1853 1938 "Father; h/o Rachel
Barnhardt Anna Margaret   ?/02/1872 w/o Geo Barnhardt
Batchelder Albert N. 07/24/1866 11/01/1867 ssa Sarah R.; he also has another gravestone w/name only
Batchelder B. S. 01/30/1829 1913 "Father"' h/o Susan I. & Sarah M.; [WPA record gives dod= 09/01/1913]
Batchelder Ben S. 10/23/1860 07/31/1896 ssa Susie
Batchelder Sarah M. 03/31/1826 02/08/1905 w/o B.S.
Batchelder Sarah R. 05/24/1869 01/18/1872 ssa Albert N.; she also has an individual stone
Batchelder Susan I. 04/30/1829 01/07/1872 w/o B.S.
Batchelder Susie 07/01/1863 12/26/1917 ssa Ben S.
Beck Carl L.E. 11/19/1863 10/23/1900  
Beck Henry F. 05/16/1876 02/27/1926 Born in Sievershousen, State of Brunswick, Germany; ssa Mary L.
Beck Mary L. 08/24/1857 03/11/1926 nee Renziehausen; born in Irontan, Ohio; ssa Henry F.
Beisker Marvin C. 12/06/1928 10/23/1974 military marker: SN US Navy; also shares a gravestone w/ Shirley J.
Beisker Shirley Jean 02/04/1934 04/25/1971 ssa Marvin C.; nee Knight
Bernhard Elizabeth 1838 1913 w/o John
Bernhard John 1819 1870 h/o Elizabeth
Bily Edna G. 1887 1944 "Mother"
Blaha Anna     no dates; ssa Charles
Blaha Catharine   07/03/1873 aged 80 years; w/o M. Blaha; ssa Mathias; she also has an individual stone
Blaha Charles     no dates; ssa Anna
Blaha Frank 03/25/1835 03/05/1927 ssa Mary
Blaha John W.   4/16/1872 Age 10m 23d; s/o F & M Blaha; ssa Mathias
Blaha Mary   02/05/1878 Aged 25 y 9 m 9 d; ssa Frank; w/o Frank; she also has an individual stone
Blaha Mathias   05/30/1869 Aged 73 yr 6 m 4 d; ssa Catharine; he also has an individual stone
Blaha Victor 05/02/1907 05/21/1907  
Bonzer Henry Simon 1862 1916  
Bonzer Joseph 1864 1941 ssa Mary
Bonzer Mary 1878 1958 ssa Joseph
Bouzek Patricia A. ? 08/01/1937 nee Adney; d/o Henry & Violet Adney
Brooks Infants     no dates
Brooks Joseph 1818 1886 ssa Sarah J.
Brooks Libbie S.   03/?/1878 d/o J & S.J. Brooks
Brooks Sarah J. 1835 1924 ssa Joseph
Burns Thomas     Co I, 27th Ia. Inf., no dates on stone
Butts Charles Leroy ca1907 - Note: the Butts gravestone has 4 names Charles, George, Homer & Nellie, but no dates; Charles was s/o George & Nellie; age 3, 1910 census
Butts George H. ca1870 01/18/1923 h/o Nellie; s/o L.A. & Mary; DOD from death certificate; Note: the family lived in Linton twp., Allamakee co.)
Butts Homer G. ca1905 aft 1940 s/o George & Nellie; age 5, 1910 census
Butts Maude 12/21/1902 02/21/1903 d/o George & Nellie
Butts Nellie ca1874 aft 1940 w/o George H.; d/o Walter Ind
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Last Name
First Name Birth Date Death Date Comment
Cahoon Alberta M. 10/07/1907 07/25/1988 ssa Kenneth R.; nee Huff
Cahoon Kenneth Raymond 05/25/1908  01/24/1992 ssa Alberta M.
Cahoon Raymond A. 1876 1958  "Father"; h/o Zelda Denning
Cahoon Zelda Jane 08/27/1880 12/23/1932 "Mother"; w/o Raymond; nee Denning
Candee Asa   09/18/1871  
Chase James William 02/05/1938 06/12/2008 military marker: SP4 US Army; ssa Carol
Clem Allen 11/09/1894 05/29/1917  
Clem Catherine 11/11/1811 04/09/1918  
Clogston George M. 1832 1907  
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Last Name
First Name Birth Date Death Date Comment
Davis Marie 1894 1983  
Deball / Duball August 1858 1939 ssa Augusta
Deball / Duball Augusta 1861 1924 nee Fett; w/o August
Denning Charles Barron  03/10/1874 Jan 1957 s/o James & Elizabeth (Sawvell) Denning
Denning Elizabeth 1844 1943 nee Sawvell; w/o James
Denning Elsie J. 1865 1872 d/o James & Elizabeth (Sawvell) Denning
Denning Franklin 1863 1872  
Denning George 1855 1908 h/o Huldah
Denning Huldah 1864 1890 w/o George
Denning James 1833 1916  
Denning John   11/01/1856 age 3 yr 8 mo 3 da
Denning Orin 1867 1947 s/o James & Elizabeth (Sawvell) Denning
Denning Son     age 1 year; No dates visible
Denning Vernon 1910 1911 s/o Leonard & Beaulah Denning
Dickens Ann 1822 06/05/1909 [WPA record]
Dickens Edward G. 'Ned' 1815 01/17/1894 Back Hawk war veteran
Dickens M. E.   08/03/1880 aged 35 yr 4 mo 7 d; 1st h/o Evaline Glover [see Ostrander]
Dickens Robert R. 1854 1937 ssa Sarah F.
Dickens Sarah F. 1856 1937 ssa Robert R.
Dickens William M.   08/03/1895 aged 57y 4m 8d
Dickenson Porter F. 05/08/1817 04/08/1879 ssa Roxana; lot 25 Block 8
Dickenson Roxanna 1816 1900 ssa Porter; lot 25 Block 9
Dickinson Eliza A.F.   05/08/1848 age 2 yr 8mo
Dickinson Martha Jane   04/25/1839 aged 2y 11m 5d; d/o A & S.J. Dickinson
Dickinson Orlando P.   08/02/1847 age 2yr 7mo
Dixon Fred H. 02/19/1911 02/26/1961 Iowa, PFC, 145 Field Arty BN, World War II
Downing Charlotte   05/27/1878 aged 60y 8m ?d
Downing Eliza J.   05/22/1863 aged 5y? 3m 2d; d/o H & C Downing
Downing Emeline   09/02/1868 aged 2y 3m 2d; d/o H & C Downing
Downing Ester   01/30/1861 aged 8y 6m 21d; d/o H & C Downing
Downing Hiram   ?/07/1866  
Downing Maude     no dates legible on stone
Duball Lottie P. 1889 1961 ssa Otto H.
Duball Otto Herman 01/08/1884 06/29/1975 h/o Lottie P.; s/o August & Augusta (Fett) Duball; died in Waukon, IA; Thornburg Funeral home (ACDR)
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Last Name
First Name Birth Date Death Date Comment
Ehlet Henry 1895 1919 PVT Co. I, 18th Inf.; WWI; lot 30 Block 4
Elet Andrew 1881 1900  
Elet Caroline 1863 1933 "Mother"; ssa Fred; nee Meier
Elet Fred 1873 1940 "Father"; ssa Caroline
Elet Minnie 01/29/1892 03/25/1977 2nd w/o Adolph Elet (01/23/1889-03/11/1965, his 1st wife was Elizabeth Kishman 1878-1939); d/o Carl & Hannah (Kiester) Sieg; she d. in Postville, IA. Funeral by Schultz Funeral home; ACDR
Ellinger Elizabeth 04/05/1855 04/22/1905  
Entwisle Elizabeth   ?/25/1857 aged 39 yrs; w/o Thomas
Entwisle Thomas   1886 aged ?yrs ?m 23d
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Last Name
First Name Birth Date Death Date Comment
Fett Carl 1858 1934 ssa Wilhelmina
Fett Frederick 1836 1933 ssa Henriette
Fett Henriette Dorothea 03/13/1832 02/23/1924 nee Schroeder; w/o Fredrick
Fett Lydia 1891 1979  
Fett Oscar W 1902 1953  
Fett Wilhelmina 1868 1954 ssa Carl
Fett William L. 1904 1907  
Figgie Anna M. 1869 1961  
Figgie Frederick 1838 06/27/03 ssa Louise; lot 27 Block 2
Figgie Henry G. 1867 1950  
Figgie J. Frederick 'Fred' 1877 01/09/1951  
Figgie Louise 1839 04/10/1918 ssa Frederick; lot 27 Block 2
Figgie Minnie K. 1873 1960  
Figgie S. Elizabeth 1875 1927 lot 27 Block 2
Figgie William I. 1871 1940  
Fischer Wilhelmina 06/24/1850 10/17/1873 d/o Christona Fischer
Flack Alys G. 1898 1975 ssa Vern J.
Flack Vern J. 1891 1960 ssa Alys G.
Foster Anna M. 1892 1971 ssa Warren A.
Foster Caroline C. 1856 1926 lot 10 Block 1
Foster Eden S. 1847 1866 ssa Eveline Wilson & Homer T. Foster; on Micajah Foster Lot, lot 2?
Foster Elizabeth 1817 1906 nee Tucker; Mrs. Micajah
Foster Ernest J. 1852 1924 lot 10 Block 1
Foster Homer Gustavus 08/08/1891 06/20/1978 ssa Vida M.
Foster Homer T. 1839 1909 ssa Eden S. Foster & Eveline Wilson
Foster Micajah 1807 1885 ssa Elizabeth, Lot 23 Block 1
Foster Roger Warren 05/04/1923 02/21/1935 s/o Warren & Anna Foster
Foster Vida Marjorie 12/18/1894 04/01/1985 w/o Homer G.; nee Kersten
Foster Warren A. 1886 1961 ssa Anna M.
Francis Delia   03/?/1879 w/o Hiram Francis; lot 20 Block 3
Francis Hiram   09/27/1890? h/o Delia; aged 84y 2m 24d; lot 20 Block 3
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Last Name
First Name Birth Date Death Date Comment
Gardner Eli 02/191846 09/18/1934  Co D, 75th Ind Inf.; ssa Maryett; lot 28 Block 2
Gardner Joseph 05/09/1834 08/01/1934 [dod may be 1904]
Gardner Maryette 04/28/1850 10/16/1904 ssa Eli
Gardner William 1836 02/01/1911  
Geppart Barbara E. 1869 1877  
Geppart Edward 1850 1851  
Geppart Father 1842 02/21/1904 [WPA record, may be same as entry below - dates difficult to read]
Geppart Father 01/20/1812 02/20/1901 "Father" inscribed on top of stone; Geppart is the family stone [see note for entry above]
Geppart George H. 01/08/1881 08/26/1891 Geppart is the family stone; given name inscribed on top
Geppart Grandma     no dates legible on stone; "Grandma" inscribed on the top, Geppart is the family stone
Geppart Grandpa     no dates legible on stone; "Grandpa" inscribed on the top, Geppart is the family stone
Geppart Lydia A. 07/16/1882 07/17/1882 Geppart is the family stone; given name inscribed on top
Geppart Terrell   06/17/1891  
Gile Catherine Ann 09/15/1822 01/19/1871 w/o J.K. Gile
Gile Joshua K. [illegible] 03/03/19?? dates difficult to read
Glen Allen 1854 1917 [from WPA list of burials]
Glen Catherine 1811 1918 [from WPA list of burials]
Grady Maurice W. 1914 1919  
Gray Charles 1863 09/15/1879 ssa Elizabeth; lot 7
Gray Elizabeth ?/30/1824 11/03/1892 ssa Charles; lot 7
Gray F. M.     Co F 27 Ia. Inf.; lot 50; no dates on stone [important: this burial & comments are from the WPA list, but he may be buried in Strawberry Point]
Gray William 08/28/1830 02/01/1900  
Griffin William 01/09/1884 02/24/1923 lot 21
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Last Name
First Name Birth Date Death Date Comment
Hagensick Frank 02/07/1888 12/04/193[7?] "Father"
Hagensick Ida 02/07/1872 05/??/1938 "Mother"; w/o Frank
Hakes Amelia 1869 1921  
Hancock Alma 1854 1935 lot 36
Hancock Edward 1854 1938 lot 32
Hanson Frieda R. 1890 1976  
Hanson Lester A. 08/24/1918 10/05/1978 PVT US Army, World War II
Hardtke Addie Mathilda 1886 06/26/1982 nee Deball; ACDR: h/o John; d/o August & Augusta (Fiet) Deball; DR gives DOB 02/18/1884, gravestone is inscribed 1886; d. Waukon hospital; Thornburg Funeral home
Hardtke John REV 1889 1977 ssa Addie
Henning Ermina 1911 1978 ssa Howard
Henning Howard 1917 1986 ssa Ermina
Hensel Arthur H. 1889 1971  
Hensel Dewey H. 1899 1965  
Hensel Emma A. 1868 1951  
Hensel Herman W. 1859 1930  
Hoch Elizabeth 04/?/1799 10/23/1863 lot 45
Huff Fred 1881 1962 ssa Mary
Huff Mary 1882 1946 nee Schlitter; ssa Fred
Hulse Eliza J. 10/08/1827 01/12/1902 w/o Henry; lot 18
Hulse Gilbert B. 10/27/1835 11/081929 h/o Mary E.; G.A.R.; Waukon Democrat obit
Hulse Henry 10/23/1830 05/25/1915 h/o Eliza J.; lot 18
Hulse Laura F. 12/12/1882 10/23/1905  
Hulse Mary E. 1843 1938 nee Gardner; w/o Gilbert B.
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Last Name
First Name Birth Date Death Date Comment
Inger Nancy 1852 1935  
Jarms Ludwig C. 01/10/1854 07/19/1899 lot 22 Block 4
Jarms Magdalena 01/06/1860 12/23/1939  
Jones Clara E. 10/26/1886 05/21/1903 ssa Viola & Guy; lot 15 Block 2
Jones Frank 1860 1925 lot 15 Block 2
Jones Guy R. 1897 1901 ssa Viola & Clara; lot 15 Block 2
Jones Viola May 05/26/1870 05/06/1956 ssa Guy & Clara; lot 15 Block 2
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Last Name
First Name Birth Date Death Date Comment
Kenndy James 1865 1886 ssa John; lot 13 Block 2; [dates from WPA]
Kenndy John 1826 1913 ssa James; lot 13 Block 2; [dates from WPA]
Kenndy Robert 1867 1902 lot 13 Block 2
Kersten Amel L. 05/20/1867 01/04/1937 ssa Lula
Kersten Cecil Eloise 1901 1921  
Kersten Irva 08/05/1896 07/16/1907 d/o Amel & Lula Kersten
Kersten Lula 08/17/1868 08/11/1920 nee Walters; ssa Amel L.
Kicherer Christiana 01/02/1822 12/07/1904 w/o John D. Kicherer
Kicherer Johan D. 18?7 1884  
Kicherer John Henry 1864 1881  
Kiester Ferdinand A. 1859 1946 h/o Minnie
Kiester George Harris 07/07/1917 01/23/1981 s/o Ferdinand & Minnie; never married; died in Allamakee co. Monona rural rt.; ACDR
Kiester Herman 1863 1942   
Kiester Ida Minna 12/29/1904 07/04/1981 "Daughter"; d/o Ferdinand & Minne; ACDR
Kiester Mary A. 10/09/1911 12/30/1994 "Daughter"; d/o Ferdinand & Mina; ACDR
Kiester Minnie 'Mina' 1872 1946 "Mother"; nee Timmerick; w/o Ferdinand A.
Kiester Ruben Gustav 09/18/1908 01/18/1990 "Son"; s/o Ferdinand & Mina; ACDR
Kinsley Alice 03/16/1865 11/18/1931 lot 2 Block 8
Kinsley Eugenia 1864 1949 ssa Frank L.
Kinsley Frank L. 1857 1935 ssa Eugenia; lot 5 Block 8
Kinsley Guy 02/12/1825 03/21/1921 age 96; Boxholm Newspaper burial record
Kinsley Jason W. 10/25/1833 10/12/1903 born in Fletcher, VT; died in Monona, IA; Served in Co. K 1st Ia. Cav from July 1861-Mar 15, 1866; lot 1 block 1
Kinsley Lucinda 08/09/1830 07/07/1889 nee Ellsworth; lot 2 Block 1
Kinsley Lucy L. 08/12/1856 09/25/1943  
Kinsley Prudy 06/25/1866 03/17/1884 lot 2 Block 1
Klett Ragina   12/09/1867 aged 17 or 47 yrs; lot 7
Klett Wilhelm   05/16/1868 aged 34 yrs; lot 7
Klotzbach Edna E. 1920 1999 ssa Gerald J. SR
Klotzbach Gerald J. SR 1911 1982 ssa Edna E.
Kluckhohn F. W., Rev.   11/02/1875 aged 27y 2m 16d; lot 37
Knapp Amanda E. 02/21/1876* 04/13/1965 w/o John M.; nee Denning; *note: obit gives year of birth 1879, gravestone has 1876
Knapp Clarice M. 05/15/1908 02/05/2001 w/o John; nee Kohl
Knapp John LaVerne 12/12/1898 01/23/1984 h/o Clarice M.; SFH; ACDR
Knapp John M. 1871 1959 ssa Amanda E.
Knight Louis Alpha 'Alf' 11/27/1894 05/21/1965 lot 4 block 2; ssa Lelia; a nearby military marker reads: Pvt. Co B, 326 Infantry WWI
Knight Eva June   06/08/1937 ssa Alpha JR
Knight Ina R. 12/23/1931 06/25/1932  
Knight Lelia E. 10/09/1901 12/07/1999 lot 4 block 2; w/o Louis Alpha; nee Cahoon
Knight Louis Alpha JR   04/07/1940 ssa Eva June
Koch George   10/01/1884 aged 61y 3m 18d; lot 37
Koch George E.   08/24/1883 s/o Geo & C. Koch; aged 2m 2d
Koch Hattie 08/18/1870 11/03/1900 lot 37
Koch John 02/17/1856 08/01/1903 lot 37
Koch Mary C.   10/14/1874 aged 21y 10m 25d; d/o G & C Koch; lot 37
Koch Ruth   1900 aged 6 M
Koss John Henry 12/16/1877 08/??/1938 "Father"; h/o Reaka W.
Koss Reaka W. 1881 1951 "Mother; nee Glawe; w/o John H.
Krueger August 1858 1911 ssa Carl F. & Henrietta; lot 29
Krueger Carl Frederick 1822 1875 ssa Henrietta; lot 28
Krueger Henrietta 1830 1912 w/o Carl Frederick; lot 29
Kuester Adolph 1900 1954 PVT 1131st Tech School, SO (SP) B.T.C. 9, World War II
Kuester Anna 1878 1936 nee Levenhagen; w/o Charles
Kuester Augusta 1827 1873 "Mother"; lot 24
Kuester Charles F. 1861 1936  
Kuester Christine 12/29/1833 10/15/1894 ssa Ferdinand; lot 14 block 2
Kuester Ferdinand 09/25/1821 06/03/1906 ssa Christine; lot 14 block 2
Kuester Karl 1820 1896 "Father"; lot 24
Kuester Malinda Josephine 09/23/1901 11/13/1973 d/o Charles & Anna (Levenhagen) Kuester; d. Postville, IA hospital; Schultz Funeral Home (ACDR)
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Last Name
First Name Birth Date Death Date Comment
Lehn Anton J. 1875 1941  
Lehn Henry J. 1875 1930 "Father"; lot 39
Lehn John Henry 11/01/1923 09/18/1979 never married; s/o Hazel Schlitter; d. Waukon, IA, Schultz Funeral home (ACDR)
Lehn Sarah M. Jones 03/28/1866 12/28/1921 1st husb. unkn. Jones, 2nd husb. d/o John Gregory; ACDR; Conflict! Year of birth on gravestone is 1853, on death certificate 1866
Leviness Anna Catherine 05/19/1867 04/03/1933 lot 33; w/o Walter; nee White
Leviness Walter 1868 1961 h/o Anna C. White
Liebenstein ? 1833 1871 "Mother"; lot 12
Liebenstein Adaline 1879 1956  
Liebenstein Amalie 1883 1950  
Liebenstein Clara 1873 1904 lot 14
Liebenstein Edward      "Infant son"; no dates; lot 12
Liebenstein Father 1832 1899 "Father"; lot 12
Liebenstein Harry J. 1889 1939  
Liebenstein Henry     Age 6 yrs.; no dates
Liebenstein John 1862 1947  
Liebenstein Mother 1847 1924 "Mother"; lot 12
Liebenstein Philip      "Infant son"; no dates; lot 12
Liebenstein Sarah 1861 1949  
Lofland Fredie H. 1841 01/17/1874 [surname may be Loveland]
Lucey Louise J. 06/22/1908 06/23/1977  


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