IAGenWeb Project - Clayton co.
updated 05/06/2020


Giard Cemetery

Page 1: A - D and unknown

E - K * L - R * S - Z & notes

Cemetery location: Sec. 3 NE/SE Farmersburg twp. - intersection of Hwy 52 and Harness Rd.

The original burial list was created when the cemetery was walked and researched by Bev Bernhard. It has been updated by the Clayton co. coordinator from gravestone inscriptions, Iowa Death Certificates, obituaries, biographies, census records & newspapers. Also Richard O'Brien contributed some updates by using Allamakee co. Death Records (ACDR).

Aerial view of Giard cemetery, courtesy of Bing maps
Aerial view of Giard cemetery, courtesy of Bing maps


Iowa Gravestone Photo Project: View gravestone photos for Giard cemetery

Jan Miller photographically surveyed the cemetery in 2017, adding the photos to the Find-A-Grave website:
View gravestone photos for Giard cemetery (this link navigates away from the IAGenWeb project)


Obituaries have been contributed for some of the people buried in Giard cemetery
Clayton co. Obituary Index & Allamakee co. Obituary Index


Name Birth Death Comments
unknown   12/20/???? 74y 9m 12d; top of stone broken off
unknown, Wilhelmine (best guess) 10/??/1809 07/??/1884 74y ?9m; engraving is in German
unknown - - "Mother", is with William & Katherine Gebhardt stone
unknown   08/21/1871 70y 5m ?d; stone broken & may have 2 names engraved
unknown, Charles - - buried in Lange lot so may be a Lange
unknown, Sophia - -  
Adney - McMillin, Ruth nee Higley 01/12/1808 12/23/1894 w/o 1st Wm. Adney (d. 1873), 2nd Henry McMillin (d. 1886)
Allert, Amanda Frances nee Witter 03/23/1899 01/13/1933 w/o Oscar P.; d/o Ben; Eastern Star
Allert, Anna nee Thomas 04/17/1848 01/03/1937 w/o Herman; d/o Wm. & Marria
Allert, Anna Willemiena 'Minnie' nee Rolves / Rowles 09/22/1849 07/06/1930 w/o William
Allert, Betty N. nee Bachtell 10/01/1925 05/13/2015 w/o LaVerne; d/o Fred & Jessie (Vaughn)
Allert, Carl F. 1848 1932 h/o Pauline; Methodist minister, hobby photographer/painter
Allert, Celia nee Yearous 02/4/1873 07/02/1901 1st w/o William J.; d/o George & Catharine; died of blood poisoning
Allert, George H. 11/04/1876 10/09/1962 s/o Herman & Anna; Note: obit gives DOB 11/4/1878, gravestone 1876
Allert, Herman 1843 1928 h/o Anna
Allert, Herman H. 02/29/1884 08/30/1980 h/o Ruth; s/o Herman & Anna
Allert, La Verne 05/30/1920 12/18/1989 h/o Betty; s/o William J. & Nettie
Allert, Matilda E. 'Tillie' 1873 1964 d/o Herman & Anna
Allert, Nettie nee Bernhard 05/30/1882 11/16/1969 2nd w/o William J.; d/o John & Catherine (Rosencrans)
Allert, Oscar P. 'Mike' 03/12/1893 12/05/1979 h/o Amanda; s/o Carl & Pauline; 50y Mason, Bezer Lodge No. 135 A.F. & A.M.
Allert, Pauline Fredricka E. nee Radke / Raadke / Roake 06/21/1855 07/01/1933 w/o Carl; b. Podewilz, Germany, at age 7y immigrated w/an aunt & uncle
Allert, Ruth M.E. nee Voegeding 6/17/1903 11/07/2000 w/o Herman H.; d/o Henry L. & Mary M. (Teske)
Allert, William 12/15/1838 04/16/1915 h/o Minnie 'Anna'
Allert, William J. 'Will' 03/16/1869 03/11/1958 h/o 1st Celia, 2nd Nettie; s/o William & Minnie
Alvord, John Calvin   1858 WPA record, no gravestone located; he is on the 1856 Iowa State census in Giard twp., age 38, b. Conn.
Alvord, Lura nee Smith   1855 61y; w/o Melzer (d. 1850 in IN)
Anderson, Verna L. nee Dieckman, PhD 11/20/1912 09/23/1989 w/o Paul (divorced 1967); d/o Fred C. & Katherine (Bernard); d. San Diego, CA
Andrews, Gertrude nee Mann 1902 1950  
Arnold, Christena Barbara nee Saxauer 03/03/1825 11/06/1904 w/o Frederick
Arnold, Christmann 08/10/1819 10/29/1879 b. Meisenheim, Baden Germany
Arnold, Frederick J. 'Fred' 10/31/1813 01/04/1870 h/o Christena; b. Meisenheim, Germany
Baade, Theodore 1885 1888 s/o John & Marie
Bagley, Cyntha Ann nee Hollingsworth   01/24/1873 59y; w/o Horace
Bagley, Jerusha   08/04/1858 WPA record; no gravestone located
Barber, Charlotte Emma   10/22/1874 w/o William
Barber, Daniel M. 1818 11/01/1847 29y; 1st h/o Jennette Phillips
Barber, Joseph K.   06/06/1847 11m 26d; s/o D.M. & J.
Barber, William F.   09/17/1871 59y; h/o Charlotte Emma
Bass, Albert T. 1870 09/26/1883 s/o John & Phebe
Bass, Florence Saraj 1862 1865 d/o John & Phebe
Bass, John G. JR 01/07/1857 08/20/1879 s/o John & Phebe; killed by lightening in Windom twp. Minn.
Bass, John Gilbert SR 1828 09/30/1912 h/o Phebe
Bass, Phebe Ann nee Draper 1834 01/11/1909 w/o John; d/o Timothy & Sarah (Ware)
Becker, Florence Evelyn nee Meier 01/23/1916 01/01/1996 w/o Frederick V.; d/o John & Flora (Schultz); d. Waukon hosp.; Schultz Funeral home (ACDR)
Becker, Frederick Victor 09/06/1909 03/27/1992 h/o Florence; s/o Frederick L. & Lena (Hagensick); d. Postville; Schultz Funeral home (ACDR)
Becker, Henry 1860 02/07/1934  
Becker, Oscar 04/13/1872 12/25/1907 h/o Anna Ahlers (d. 1957, bur. Pleasant Grove)
Becote, David B.   18?? 22y 22d; s/o John & Fannie
Beimfohr, Marion Dorothea nee Helwig 11/23/1900 12/19/2003 w/o Melvin; d/o August & Clara (Datisman)
Beimfohr, Melvin Frederick 05/18/1906 08/04/1979 h/o Marion; s/o Harry F. & Anna (Kirchoeffer); 32 Scottish Rite Mason
Benzing, Alberta Annette nee Nichols 11/28/1883 03/09/1959 w/o Arthur; d/o Charles & Martha
Benzing, Angeline Ethel 03/17/1906 06/26/1906 d/o John H. & Ellen S.
Benzing, Arthur Monroe 'Art' 05/22/1881 03/01/1948 h/o Alberta; s/o Charles & Martha
Benzing, Charles 06/16/1834 10/04/1922 h/o Martha
Benzing, Daisy Elma nee Nichols 09/10/1903 04/18/1988 w/o Kenneth; d/o Warren & Elvena (Wentland)
Benzing, Ellen S. nee Klotzbach 03/02/1873 01/08/1960 w/o John H.
Benzing, Irene M. nee Jones 02/23/1921 11/09/2005 w/o Robert
Benzing, Irene Maria nee Miller 04/22/1919 02/05/2012 w/o Newton; d/o Arno & Emma (Duwe)
Benzing, John Floyd 04/26/1899 10/06/1899 s/o John H. & Ellen S.
Benzing, John H. 03/02/1867 09/20/1934 h/o Ellen; s/o Charles & Martha
Benzing, Kenneth Oran 02/08/1901 05/24/1940 h/o Daisy; s/o John & Ellen
Benzing, Martha nee Schneider 02/19/1841 06/07/1923 w/o Charles
Benzing, Newton Monroe 03/24/1912 12/21/1990 h/o Irene Marie
Benzing, Robert W. 'Bob' 08/17/1919 04/30/2000 h/o Irene M.
Berg, Eva E.   1874 84y
Berger, Peter - - aged 24y; dates on stone are illegible
Bernhard, infant   1895 child of August & Kate
Bernhard, infant   1897 child of August & Kate
Bernhard, August Theodore 05/16/1867 04/29/1939 h/o 1st Kathryn, 2nd Martha; s/o John A. & Catherine
Bernhard, Byron Christopher 02/17/1894 09/12/1990 s/o John H. & Dena D.; 1st h/o unkn. Hollingsworth, 2nd Myrtle
Bernhard, Carrie nee Witter 1869 11/05/1900 w/o William G.
Bernhard, Catherine nee Rozencranz 12/25/1843 03/10/1911 w/o John A.
Bernhard, Clara W. nee Schellhammer 1894 08/??/1987 w/o Ruben W.
Bernhard, Dena Dora nee Schiesow 1869 1967 w/o John H.; d/o Christopher & Dora (Muenkel)
Bernhard, Elizabeth nee Heilman 07/29/1832 03/06/1908 w/o George
Bernhard, Emma Louise nee Hartke 08/29/1899 07/17/1948 1st w/o Byron
Bernhard, George 10/7/1822 01/28/1886  
Bernhard, Gregory Alan 05/07/1950 11/03/2013 h/o Beverly A. Sturgis
Bernhard, Henry   09/??/1864 s/o John A. & Catherine
Bernhard, Jeanette Louise nee Darnell 08/30/1927 10/30/2008 w/o John H.; d/o Claude P. & Marie (Erickson)
Bernhard, John A. 11/15/1835 08/11/1888 h/o Catherine
Bernhard, John Henry 07/16/1865 08/22/1939 h/o Dena; s/o John A. & Catherine
Bernhard, John Henry 03/22/1924 07/13/2012 h/o Jeanette; s/o Byron C. & Emma L. (Hartke)
Bernhard, Katheryn E. 'Katie' nee Yearous 05/16/1867 07/28/1926 1st w/o August; d/o George & Catherine (Eibel)
Bernhard, Louisa 1858 12/09/1934 d/o George & Elizabeth
Bernhard, Martha Y. 05/4/1871 04/12/1937 2nd w/o August
Bernhard, Myrtle Hollingsworth nee Rion 02/25/1907 10/??/1971 w/o 1st Elgie Hollingsworth, 2nd Byron; d/o Charles & Jennie (Dibble)
Bernhard, Ruben William 01/21/1897 11/05/1973 h/o Clara W.; s/o William G. & Carrie; d. Postville hospital, Schultz Funeral Home (ACDR)
Bernhard, William 08/31/1869 03/08/1954 s/o John A. & Catherine
Bernhard, William George 01/17/1853 03/08/1932 s/o George & Elizabeth
Bernhard, William Wesley 07/15/1921 06/27/1922 s/o Ruben & Clara
Beyer, Ferdinand 10/03/1849 11/03/1924 h/o Minnie; s/o Henry & Maria (Sader)
Beyer, Minnie "Mina" nee Rhode 04/14/1851 03/20/1922 w/o Ferdinand; Note: Gravestone dates as on left; Death Cert. dates = 4/14/1852-3/19/1923
Bickel, Annie E. 01/26/1822 10/15/1899 w/o Daniel
Bickel, Daniel 10/04/1817 10/08/1899 h/o Annie
Bickel, Daniel F. 01/07/1836 01/18/1912 h/o Martha
Bickel, Martha Cevilla nee Steel 09/19/1841 04/05/1922 w/o Daniel F.; d/o Solomon & Mary A. (Kelley)
Bickel, Raymond Adam 12/21/1878 11/02/1914 h/o Martha Schlein, later Bergman (bur. Clark co., WA); s/o John & Martha (Froelich)
Biehlmeyer, Christine nee Lau   12/30/1886 aged 29y 2m 10d; w/o William
Blair, Merrellis L.   1878 s/o Harvey & Persis; Note: WPA record, stone not located
Bonza, Anna E. nee Henkes 06/18/1826 03/10/1895 w/o Henry
Buehlmeyer, F.J. REV 04/26/1865 02/02/1896 aged 31y 2m 24d
Bugenhagen, Louisa 10/15/1833 07/20/1889  
Butts, children - - children of S.J. & Maggie
Butts, Bennie   04/19/1876 possibly is s/o Conrad & Martha
Butts, Conrad M. 03/01/1828 11/13/1913 h/o Martha; Co. B, 4th IA Inf.
Butts, Frank C. 04/17/1857 02/05/1937 h/o Lena; s/o Conrad & Martha
Butts, Magdalena 'Lena' nee Klotzbach 07/03/1861 07/27/1938 w/o Frank; d/o Nicholus & Elizabeth (Heisnert)
Butts, Martha nee Warner 1831 1879 w/o Conrad
Butts, Mary J.   08/06/1876 d/o Conrad & Martha
Butts, Willie C.   1867 s/o Conrad & Martha
Calvert, George H.   1859 WPA record, no gravestone located
Carlson, Roland E. 04/25/1930 03/03/2009 U.S. Army, Korea
Chase, John - 08/28/18?? WPA record; no gravestone remains; Note: there is a John Chase, 39, on the 1860 U.S. census, Farmersburg, wife is Susan. This may be their son, born after the census was taken.
Chase, Mary nee Converse 1798 1859 w/o Joseph; no gravestone remains; Note: this burial is listed on Find-a-Grave but lacks a source for the info. so should be confirmed
Clemens, Wilhelm - - WPA record; no gravestone located
Collins, Jerusha Ann - 01/04/1873 37y 9m 16d; d/o L.G. & P.
Collins, Lemuel Gilbert - 02/24/1876 67y 22d; h/o Prudence; Note: middle name is from GLO land record (1845)
Collins, Prudence nee Bagley   1883 72y 8m 17d; w/o Lemuel
Comstock, Blanche nee Marsh 07/04/1875 05/02/1947 w/o Henry (d. 8/15/1921 in McGregor, bur. Chicago, IL); d/o Dr. & Mrs. M.L. Marsh; she & husband lived in Chicago 20yrs; obit=b. 1871, gravestone=b. 1875
Corlett, Alfred - 08/22/1887 16y 10m; s/o John E. & Catherine A.
Corlett, Catherine Amanda nee Crawford 09/17/1833 08/19/1906 w/o John E.; d/o James & Eleanor
Corlett, Cyrus Raymond 1890 08/29/1962 h/o Ella
Corlett, Dorothy Bernice nee Knudson 09/11/1918 03/02/2004 w/o Robert K.; d/o Hanford & Alice (Haltmeyer)
Corlett, Ella nee Sass 07/25/1893 07/01/1970 w/o Cyrus; d/o Wm.
Corlett, Emma Amanda nee Kaiser 12/25/1883 09/??/1968 w/o Hale SR; d/o Gerhardt & Mary (Weigman)
Corlett, Frank 05/08/1856 04/24/1931 h/o Mary & Lillian; s/o John & Catherine
Corlett, Hale Alfred SR 07/22/1887 01/21/1959 h/o Emma; s/o Frank & Mary L.
Corlett, Hale JR 04/18/1917 03/17/1994 h/o Marjorie; s/o Hale SR & Emma; U.S. Army, WWII
Corlett, John Edward 07/04/1827 10/06/1912 h/o Catherine
Corlett, Lillian B. 06/15/1871 12/13/1914 2nd w/o Frank; died of burns when an oil lamp exploded
Corlett, Lucas A. 02/14/1860 09/19/1878 18y 7m 5d; s/o John E. & Catherine A.
Corlett, Marjorie Nell nee Knudson 1921   w/o Hale Corlett Jr.; d/o Hanford & Alice (Haltmeyer)
Corlett, Mary L. nee Hill   01/25/1894 32y 3m 25d; 1st w/o Frank Note: age is 'best guess' inscription eroded
Corlett, Mattie   1886 d/o F.L & M. L Corlett (Frank & Mary)
Corlett, Robert Kaiser 1915 05/??/1971 h/o Dorothy; s/o Hale & Emma
Corlett, Samuel D. 1872 1896 s/o J.E. & C.A.; died of appendicitis
Cottrell / Cottrill, John   10/24/1930 age 70y; s/o G. Cottrill & Sarah Adney (Death Certif.); gravestone not located, D.Cert. gives burial place as Giard cemetery
Crawford, Eleanor 'Elen nee Quick 06/09/1804 09/20/1884 80y 3m 11d; w/o James; d/o Jacob & Leentie (Van Garden)
Crawford, James 06/28/1807 06/12/1892 84y 11m 15d; h/o Elen
Crawford, Marshall A. 03/27/1828 12/08/1913 h/o Mary; s/o James & Eleanor
Crawford, Mary B. nee Richards 06/07/1821 03/01/1904 w/o Marshall
Crawford, Ralph B. 07/2/1840 04/11/1926  
Datisman, Fred   01/30/1867 53y 2m 16d; h/o Louise Datisman; cenotaph, died in Ennsbach, Germany
Datisman, Louise   02/10/1884 69y 10m 28d; w/o Fred
Datisman, Rosina 1857 1943  
Davies, Carl Richard 08/24/1936 12/09/1936 s/o Leslie & Lucetta
Davies, Evelyn Marlene 10/19/1937 05/04/1938 d/o Leslie & Lucetta
Davies, Johnie   07/10/1889 4m 2d
Davies, Leslie E. 1895 06/15/1969 h/o Lucetta; s/o Richard & Lena (Siegele); WWI veteran
Davies, Lewis 02/11/1805 11/26/1875 h/o Mary
Davies, Lucetta nee Noeding 03/14/1905 10/02/1995 w/o Leslie; d/o Carl & Laura (Luckerman)
Davies, Mary A. 05/1/1819 02/21/1895 w/o Lewis
Davies, Richard D. 12/29/1860 10/15/1930 h/o Lena Siegle (divorced, d. 1937, bur. Pleasant Grove); s/o Lewis & Mary
Davies, Robert 1932 1949 s/o Leslie & Lucetta
Delahooke, Harry Harold 05/29/1913 09/03/2005 s/o Henry & Ida
Delahooke, Henry Ackland 03/27/1860 11/09/1930 h/o Ida; died in Chicago
Delahooke, Ida Evelyn nee Pederson 04/29/1878 01/24/1975 w/o Henry A.; d/o Peter & Christina (Nelson)
Delahooke, Robert Acland 02/01/1912 02/09/1918 infant s/o Henry & Ida
Dieckman, Fred Charles DVM 09/17/1884 09/26/1970 h/o Kathryn; s/o Julius & Catherine; d. San Diego, CA
Dieckman, Kathryn Amanda nee Bernard 09/20/1885 11/05/1954 w/o Fred; d/o John & Catherine (Rozencranz)
Douglass, Albert 1881 05/10/1960 h/o Addie Mann (remarried to unkn. Henderson, d. 1967, Prairie du Chein, WI); s/o George S. & Juliette
Douglass, Basil Jonathan 01/21/1920 05/26/1947 h/o Marjorie Thornton; s/o Albert & Addie; raised by Ella Elvert (aunt)
Douglass, Juliette R. nee Watts 02/23/1848 08/27/1933 w/o George S. (d. 1930, bur. Pleasant Grove); d/o Wm. & Sarah (Robinson)
Draper, Sarah nee Ware 09/21/1790 11/08/1857 w/o Timothy
Draper, Timothy 09/30/1788 08/09/1865 h/o Sarah

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