IAGenWeb Project - Clayton co.
updated 05/30/2017


Elk Valley Cemetery
aka Brookshier, Elk Creek or Taylor cemetery
Elk Twp., Sec 26 SW/NW

The cemetery is located a short distance off of the road in a field west of Iowa Ave. and less than mi. north of the intersection of Iowa Ave. and Horseshoe Rd.

Traveling from Edgewood, take Hwy 3 east, turning left (north) on Hilton Rd./Mill St. (C7X). Turn right on Horseshoe Rd., following it to the intersection with Iowa Ave. Turn left.

Elk Valley Cemetery - photo by Phyllis Peterson


Birdseye view - from Google maps


View gravestone photos for Elk Valley cemetery
Included are several photos of unidentified graves, indicated as either 'primative marker' or Unknown

Sources used to compile this burial list:
~The original list of burials was contributed by Charlene Barnhart and did not include dates.
~Photo survey of the cemetery April 2016 by
Cheryl Locher Moonen
~Clayton County Death Records (CCDR)
~Additional burials, dates and other information have been added from obituaries, newspapers, gravestone inscriptions, military, marriage records, census and misc. other sources by S. Ferrall

 

A
Alzarquany, Annette E. nee Heitz - 04/06/1966-07/17/2009; w/o Ali Alzarqany; d/o Leo & Joyce (White) Heitz

B
Besst, Alva
Besst, A.R. - no dates on stone
Besst, Archie - died 08/21/1911
Besst, J.E. - no dates on stone
Besst, Jim
Besst, Marta nee Henderson - no dates on stone; w/o Solomon
Bloodworth, Alpha - 06/09/1816-01/17/1902
Bloodworth, Charley - 05/27/1859-06/07/1884
Bloodworth, Emily nee Nichols - died 03/12/1877; 29y 10m 21d; w/o John H.
Bloodworth, James - 01/02/1850-11/20/1907; h/o Lucy
Boardman, C.P.
Boardman, Elsie B. - 06/26/1896-08/29/1896; d/o Charley & Phoebe Jane (Rulon) Boardman
Boardman, Isah S. - died 03/04/187?; 21dy's; s/o C.B. & P.J.
Boardman, J.
Brookshier, Carrie E. - died 10/20/1874; 9y 1d; d/o J.P. & Mary
Brookshier, Ida Mae - 01/01/1868-04/27/1883; 15y 3m 26d; d/o John & Mary
Brookshier, John P. - 11/12/1836-1909; h/o Mary; CW veteran - Co. E, 41st IL Inf.
Brookshier, Mary nee Andrews - 06/16/1836-03/17/1903; w/o John P.
Brookshier, Josie nee Locknane - 1863-1931; w/o William W.
Brookshier, Stella - 01/??/18??-10/10/1877 (dates are 'best guess); d/o J.P. & Mary
Brookshier, Walter W. - 11/27/1925-12/22/1925; s/o A.J. & H.I.
Brookshier, William - 09/07/1864-1906; h/o Josie; s/o J.P. & Mary

C
Clute, Arthur E. - 1864-1931; h/o Mary Jane
Clute, Mary Jane nee Taylor - 1879-1906; w/o Arthur E.
Combs, Alice nee Ross - 08/04/1859-03/18/1935; w/o Job A.; d/o Robert Ross & Elizabeth G. Oliver Ross Rulon
Combs, Alma Pearl nee Hook - 05/21/1899-08/12/1921; w/o Frank A.; d/o Charles & Melvina (Ingles) Hook
Combs, Job A. - 05/07/1852-11/20/1909; h/o Alice; s/o Samuel S. Combs & Mary Pinkley
Combs, Mary nee Pinkley - died 12/19/1868; 46y 8m; w/o Samuel S.
Combs, Samuel Stockwell - 02/28/1824-04/27/1894; h/o Mary
Cornwell, baby - 1912-1912; likely is child of Claricy & Sam
Cornwell, Claricy - 1886-1919; w/o Sam
Cornwell, Sam - 1876-1956; h/o Claricy

D
Dodds, Sarah nee Combs - 06/06/1850-06/17/1910; w/o Elbert E. (1855-1943, buried in Florida); d/o Samuel S. Combs & Mary Pinkley

F
Fisher, Bernice Elvira - 04/06/1908-04/28/1908; d/o Jos & H.C.
Freeman, Elijah J. - 1844-1920; h/o Hester
Freeman, Hester A. nee Rulon - 12/26/1852-11/18/1904; w/o Elijah; d/o Joseph & Mary (Hall) Rulon

G
Gleason, Alonzo D. - 02/14/1857; s/o Nelson Gleason & Rebecca Keiser
Gleason, Charles H. - 08/27/1859-02/01/1917; h/o Elizabeth J.
Gleason, Clarence Leroy - 11/23/1883-05/01/1954; h/o Maude; s/o Charles H. & Elizabeth J. (Taylor) Gleason
Gleason, Claude- 08/25/1896-05/20/1969; s/o Charles H. & Elizabeth J. (Taylor) Gleason; Wagr, Supply Co., 87th Inf., WWI
Gleason, Edith nee Sunderson - 11/05/1920-02/09/1941; is buried with her infant daughter
Gleason, Elizabeth Jane 'Lizzie' nee Taylor - 06/26/1866-10/03/1936; w/o Charles H.; obit gives her name as Mary Ann Elizabeth
Gleason, Gilbert - 12/16/1906-05/25/1921; s/o Clarence L. & Maude G. (Smothers) Gleason
Gleason, Grace Jane - 08/08/1888-04/05/1981; d/o Charles H. & Elizabeth J. (Taylor) Gleason
Gleason, John Milo - aged 2m 13d; s/o William & Rebecca
Gleason, Louie Frank - 04/10/1885-12/15/1903; s/o C.H. & L.
Gleason, Maude G. nee Smothers - 08/14/1888-02/03/1951; w/o Clarence; d/o Edmon & Martha (Maddox) Smothers
Gleason, Rebeca nee Keiser - 12/12/1821-06/24/1870; 1st w/o William N.
Gleason, William Nelson - 08/15/1816-1898; 1st w/Rebeca Keiser, 2nd w/Susan Taylor

H
Haddeman, Matilda nee Hook - 09/25/1893-04/26/1913; w/o William; d/o Samuel & Frances (Ingles) Hook
Halfhill, Josiah - 1839-1908; h/o Sarah; s/o Abraham & Sarah (Pickney) Halfhill; CW veteran
Halfhill, Sarah nee Bloodworth - 1840-1919; w/o Josiah; d/o John B. & Alphebe (Waggoner) Bloodworth
Hall, John J. - 10/20/1830-12/28/1904; Co D, 27th IA Inf. Civil War
Hankins, Iva Florence nee Besst - 06/22/1868-12/07/1939; w/o David T.; d/o Solomon & Martha
Hogen, Hilma M. - 03/03/1896-11/22/2002; w/o Orville
Hogen, Orville B. - 04/17/1896-01/09/1948; h/o Hilma
Holland, Alvina - died 05/??/1934; death notice: "Funeral services fro Zion M.E. church and burial was made at the Elk Valley cemetery"
Hook, Charles
Hook, Earnest Theodore 'Ted' - 01/13/1904-10/04/1962; h/o Mae Moser; Pvt., 104 Medical TNG BN, WWII
Hook, Iney - 01/18/1898-05/27/1898; d/o Samuel & M. Frances
Hook, Mae nee Moser - 1916-(?living); w/o Ted
Hook, Melvina nee Ingles - 10/09/1879-08/09/1921; w/o Charles; d/o Benjamin & Catherine (Smith) Ingles
Hook, Minnie - 01/29/1897-01/30/1897; d/o Samuel & M. Frances (Ingles) Hook

I
Ingles, Anda F. - 08/19/1896-11/07/1896; s/o M.A. & E.N.
Ingles, Benjamin - 05/10/1844-02/21/1882; h/o Catherine; Civil War veteran, Co. E, 140th PA Inf.
Ingles, Calvin - 04/30/1936-12/13/1963
Ingles, Clarence E. 'Shorty' - 1913-1976; h/o Violet
Ingles, Donald F. - 1920-1987; h/o Mildred G. Tindell
Ingles, Dorothy nee McDowell - 07/23/1928-12/16/1960; w/o Philip J.
Ingles, Gertrude nee Smock - 1896-1970; w/o Philip James
Ingles, Harold - 08/23/1909-07/29/1910; s/o Henry & M.L.
Ingles, Kerry P. - 12/24/1952-07/15/1989; s/o Donald & Mildred
Ingles, Marvin H. - 1936-2003
Ingles, Phillip J. - 07/22/1929-04/11/1962; h/o Dorothy
Ingles, Phillip James - 1897-1980; h/o Gertrude
Ingles, Robert L. - 1937-2007
Ingles, Sheila M. nee Wistrick - 04/23/1947-09/07/2008
Ingles, Terry - 1951-1975; s/o Don & Mildred
Ingles, Travis Allen - 05/31/1978-05/31/1978; s/o Arne & Cindy
Ingles, Violet M. nee Ingles - 1918-02/28/1986; w/o Clarence E.
Irish, Catherine nee Ingles - died aft 1922; w/o William (burial presumed)
Irish, William J. - 1842-01/26/1922, age 78y; 159th N.Y. Infantry, Civil War

J
Jenkins, baby
Johnson, Osie J. nee Combs - 1900-1970; w/o Walter
Johnson, Walter C. - 1894-1973; h/o Osie
Jones, Abe B. 02/03/1908-05/28/1984; h/o Bernice; s/o Wm. & Gertrude (Phelps) Jones
Jones, Bernice V. nee Smock - 1915-1961; w/o Abe

K
Kafer, Roy G. - 1895-1920

M
McMonigal, Della nee Smothers - 1873-1938; w/o Seldon
McMonigal, Seldon - 1884-1959; h/o Della
Morley Hazel F. nee Smock - 09/20/1898-07/28/1958; w/o Ross
Morley, baby
Morley, Ross W. - 10/20/1900-04/18/1981; h/o Hazel

N
Nicol, Bennie - Note: this could be William 'Uncle Billy' Nicol, residence Elk Creek, who died August 1891 (obit)
Nicol, John
Nicol, Mary - 07/27/1836-09/17/1896; w/o John
Nimmo, Arlene - 08/09/1918-11/24/1919; d/o Ray & Ruby
Nimmo, Esther nee Rizer - 07/31/1853-04/28/1930; w/o William
Nimmo, F.E.
Nimmo, Forest - 09/25/1916-12/02/1918; s/o Ray & Ruby
Nimmo, Frank I. - 08/04/1887-01/23/1888
Nimmo, Leroy W. - 11/14/1878-10/29/1880
Nimmo, Nellie M. - 02/23/1882-12/13/1884; d/o Wm & Esther
Nimmo, Osea E. - 04/28/1884-03/15/1885
Nimmo, Ray F. - 12/01/1892-12/12/1918; h/o Ruby
Nimmo, William - 04/03/1853-11/24/1928; h/o Esther
Nimmo, William H. - 11/20/1888-08/04/1889
Noggle, Cassius - 12/09/1881-05/22/1901; s/o Jacob & Sarah
Noggle, Dora
Noggle, Jacob - 03/12/1833-12/08/1902; h/o Sarah
Noggle, Sarah nee Dark - died 03/05/1908, age 65y; w/o Jacob

R
Rizer, Nancy nee Hall - 02/14/1833-12/22/1906; w/o William; obit & CCDR give burial in Brookshier cemetery
Ross, John E. - 09/28/1851-07/14/1903
Rulon, Allie R. nee Combs - 04/17/1855-05/30/1895; w/o William
Rulon, Elizabeth nee Ross - 1856-1934; w/o Perry
Rulon, George A.
Rulon, Joseph - 09/08/1828; h/o Mary
Rulon, Mary nee Hall - 12/10/1826-12/14/1894; w/o Joseph
Rulon, Minnie F. nee Combs - 1869-1907; w/o George A.
Rulon, Perry - 1859-1933; h/o Elizabeth
Rulon, William K. - 07/20/1850-02/27/1927; h/o Allie

S
Smock, B.R.
Smock, Bert S. - 1893-1943
Smock, C.V. - 05/07/1902-08/07/1902
Smock, Cecil H. - 07/27/1907-02/04/1951; h/o Martha
Smock, Claude Alton - 09/20/1909-04/04/1972; h/o Edith; s/o George W. & Minnie
Smock, Edith nee Hansel - 1899-1979; 1st h/ unkn. Wathan, 2nd h/ Claude Smock
Smock, Emma J.- no dates, 9m 12d; d/o Wiliam A. & Emma (Starr) Smock
Smock, George W. - 02/22/1861-07/19/1928; h/o Minnie
Smock, J.A.
Smock, L.R.
Smock, Martha M. nee Brady - 05/24/1910-10/10/1973; w/o Cecil H.
Smock, Minnie Belle nee Hall - 01/19/1871-03/20/1920; w/o George W.
Smock, R.C.
Smock, Ray L. - 1900-1942
Smock, Rosco Franklin - 11/14/1888-10/24/1908; s/o William A. & Emma (Starr) Smock
Smothers, Dale F. - 1912-1913
Smothers, Delbert - no dates
Smothers, Ed
Smothers, Edmon - 04/14/1847-04/01/1891; h/o Martha; Civil War veteran, Co. A, 136th IL Inf.
Smothers, Ester Anne - 1870-05/02/1871; d/o Isaac & Mary
Smothers, G.A. - 10/14/1866-10/20/1888
Smothers, J.N. - 01/04/1869-01/13/1869
Smothers, Martha nee Maddox - 1847-1928; w/o Edmon
Smothers, Mary E. nee Dickey - 02/18/1843-01/16/1869; w/o Jas.
Smothers, S.A. - 03/14/1884-03/22/1885 (or 03/22/1895)
Smothers, T.E. - 03/06/1873-03/06/1873
Smothers, W.E. - 03/06/1873-03/03/1878

T
Taylor, Cliff - 1961
Taylor, Cora Belle nee Smothers - 07/01/1883-05/18/1901; w/o Thomas
Tottman, infant son - died 03/03/1922; s/o Floyd
Tuecke, Janet Rose nee Smock - 01/20/1940-06/20/1993; w/o Louis E.; d/o Claude & Edith

V
Van Sickle, Charles - 02/22/1870-10/10/1918
Van Sickle, Vina nee Rizer - 03/23/1860-04/20/1952; w/o Charles

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