IAGenWeb Project - Clayton co.


Blanchaine Cemetery
(aka Ruegnitz cemetery)

Sec 28 NW/NW, Volga Twp
on Grandview Rd. out of Elkport

sketch - copyright 2005 by Dwight Hansel
Sketch of cemetery & location of graves


*Gravestone Photos for this cemetery have been contributed*
View the gravestones for Blanchaine cemetery

# Name Birth date Death date Comments
         
1. Bendschneider, Augusta 1846 1916 Mother
  Bendschneider, August 1843 1921 Father
         
2. Krouse, Ida 09/29/1864 05/08/1913 wife of Henry
         
3. Bendschneider, Caroline 09/08/1886   died age 16 mo.
4. Bendschneider, Fred 02/26/1884   died age 16 mo.
5. Bendschneider, Max 09/22/1878   died age 18 mo.
6. Bendschneider, Bertha *see below 09/28/1877 11/01/1878  
        children of August & Augusta
         
7. Blanchaine, August C. 11/18/1852 08/31/1853  
         
8. [name unreadable] 08/29/1798 06/27/1873 [comparing WPA records dates & visible letters on the stone, this could be Fredrick Blanchaine]
         
9. Sucow, Fredrick 11/14/1841 06/16/1871 G.A.R. marker
         
10. Sucow, Sophie 03/16/1870
or
05/16/1870
04/07/1871  
         
11. Blanchaine, Wilhelm 12/05/1858 09/15/1859  
         
12. Meder, Friedericke 10/24/1797 08/18/1876  
         
13. Schnieder, Barney Reno 03/26/1858 02/10/1876  
         
14. Blanchaine, William 08/24/1863 03/26/1883  
         
15. Blanchaine, Carolina 02/08/1827 08/15/1891  
         
16. Phelan, Anna 12/01/1865 12/07/1895  
         
17. Blanchaine, Carl 04/20/1826 08/22/1910  
         
18. [name unreadable] 12/20/1823 10/20/1870
or
10/20/1878
[I believe this is John Bartels, some of the letters are visible]

- source: graves as recorded by Dwight Hansel by walking the cemetery in March 2005
- hand-drawn sketch by Dwight Hansel
- comments from the submitter are in [brackets] all others are information inscribed on the gravestones

*Note: #6, listed in Dwight's transcription - Bertha Benschneider actually is Bertha Ruegnitz, daughter of George and Augusta Blanchaine Ruegnitz (9/28/1877- 11/01/1878). Correction & gravestone photo sent by Helen Jennings, 10/09/06.

Bertha Ruegnitz's gravestone in Blanchaine cemetery

WPA records for Blanchaine & a photo of the cemetery

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