IAGenWeb Project - Clayton co.
updated 02/19/2019


Giard Cemetery

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A - D * E - K * 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
Lange, Adam 01/11/1828 08/07/1909 h/o Anna;
Lange, Anna Jeanette 'Nettie' nee Corlett 07/03/1866 01/24/1952 w/o Julius
Lange, Anna Katherine nee Gutheil   03/01/1892 57y 2m 12d; w/o Adam
Lange, Charles Nicholas 'Carl' 09/21/1868 07/12/1899 1st h/o Lena; s/o Adam & Anna
Lange, Cleyta Zoe nee Gorkow 01/31/1907 08/05/2011 w/o Wesley; d/o Charles & Lorena (Jones)
Lange, David Wesley 'George' 11/17/1958 09/1?/2000 h/o Bonnie Freilinger; s/o Duane & Kathleen
Lange, Dexter David 'Doc' 03/19/1991 10/16/2010 s/o David & Bonnie
Lange, Duane Donald 10/03/1925 07/09/2003 h/o Kathleen Gordon; s/o Wesley & Cleyta
Lange, Frederick William 09/21/1868 02/26/1926 2nd h/o Lena; s/o Adam & Anna
Lange, Julius Theodore 09/18/1870 11/25/1943 h/o Anna J.; s/o Adam & Anna
Lange, Lena Emoline Lange nee Allert 02/26/1865 06/30/1952 w/o 1st Charles N., 2nd Frederick W.; d/o William & Caroline (Borcherding); Note: her husbands were twin brothers
Lange, Lowell Wesley 10/20/1932 11/02/1990 h/o JoAnne Smith (?divorced); s/o Wesley & Cleyta; PFC US Army, Korea
Lange, Wesley 05/07/1904 08/13/1998 h/o Cleyta; s/o Frederick & Lena
LaPoint, Tammy Ann   10/11/1966  
Leimbach, Marian nee Haefner 08/29/1896 02/15/1974 w/o Will (m. 1940, he d. 1943 in FL, was WWI vet); d/o Louis & Julia (Klotzbach)
Linton, Esther / Hester A. 06/12/1827 04/27/1862 may have been w/o Thomas (source: 1857 MN territorial & 1850 U.S. census, Filmore co. MN) no extant gravestone
Linton, Julia J.   03/09/1861 11m 14d; d/o W.C. & J.
Lovig, Annette 01/01/1947 01/13/1947 infant d/o Conrad & Gertrude
Lovig, Conrad Jonas 03/18/1910 03/10/1988 h/o Gertrude; s/o Andrew & Ingeborg (Olson)
Lovig, Gertrude nee Wickersheim 09/22/1915 09/20/2006 w/o Conrad; d/o Benjamin & Grace (Schwieger)
Luckerman, Charles Lewis 04/20/1851 11/11/1936 h/o Louisa; s/o Christian & Sophia (Kohlkorn)
Luckerman, Elmer C. 02/28/1883 08/30/1971 s/o Charles & Louisa
Luckerman, John C.   04/03/1874 26y; Notes: he may share a stone w/Louise; 1870 U.S. census Giard: in household of Christian & Sophia Luckerman are John (22y) & Louisa (12y)
Luckerman, Louisa nee Klotzbach 03/21/1858 03/20/1932 w/o Charles; d/o Nicholas & Elizabeth (Heisner)
Luckerman, Louise 1857 1874 16y; Notes: she may share a stone w/John; 1870 U.S. census Giard: in household of Christian & Sophia Luckerman are John (22y) & Louisa (12y)
Mann, Annie C. 1892 1904 d/o Frederick & Lucy
Mann, Bela B.   09/16/1856 34y 3m; from Ashtabula co., OH; died suddenly of epilepsy
Mann, Catherine 02/24/1817 10/08/1896 w/o Jonathan
Mann, Dewey H. 1901 1902 s/o Frederick & Lucy
Mann, Elisabeth 08/25/1804 05/11/1882 w/o REV Johann
Mann, Frederick J. 1857 1904 h/o Lucy; s/o Jonathan & Catherine
Mann, Henry Elmer 1885 1962 s/o Frederick & Lucy
Mann, Johann REV 02/??/1810 11/02/1881 71y 8m 27d; h/o Elisabeth; organized the Emanuel German M.E. church in Giard (1847)
Mann, Jonathan 04/??/1817 08/23/1894 h/o Catherine
Mann, Lucy M. nee Schneider / Snyder 09/10/1857 08/31/1933 w/o Frederick; d/o Herman & Margaret (Foster)
Mann, Nettie K. 10/29/1883 05/12/1886 d/o Frederick & Lucy
Marfilius, Charles Henry 03/22/1857 05/09/1928 h/o Mary; s/o Anton & Wilhelmina
Marfilius, Mary nee Meier 05/24/1859 08/12/1945 w/o Charles
Marsh, Casson Harlin 1877 1879 s/o Mr & Mrs. M. L. Marsh
Marsh, Ella Lenora   09/16/1857 1y 9m 22d; d/o Jason & Maria
Marsh, Jason M. - - h/o Maria; Note: stone broken into several pieces, dates no longer legible
Marsh, Maria   07/21/1861 27y 7m 16d; w/o Jason M.
Marsh, Merril Allison 1874 1881 s/o Mr. & Mrs. M. L. Marsh
McCloud, William   12/05/1857 24y; ssa Henry Pooler, Timothy & Sarah Draper
McGill, Milfred Arlie nee Crawford 06/20/1857 12/30/1889 w/o David L.
McKinnon, Christina 'Crissie' 1859 1874 d/o Hugh & Mary; Note: 1860 census Mendon twp., age 1; 1870 census, Mendon twp., age 10y
McKinnon, Elizabeth 'Bessie' 1857 1875 d/o Hugh & Mary; Note: 1860 census Mendon twp., age 3; 1870 census, Mendon twp., age 12y
McKinnon, Hugh 1824 1901 h/o Mary
McKinnon, Mary 1819 1896 w/o Hugh
McMullen, James   02/01/1872 58y; h/o Rebecca
McMullen, Rebecca   09/14/1869 50y; w/o James
Meier, Barbara nee Bier / Zier 12/24/1836 10/30/1934 w/o Michael; Death cert. maiden name Bier, Obit maiden name Zier
Meier, Blanche C. 1902 1904 d/o John & Flora
Meier, Esther L. 03/27/1898 10/13/1974 d/o John & Flora
Meier, Flora Amelia nee Shultz / Schultz 01/06/1876 03/23/1953 w/o John D.; d/o Henry & Caroline
Meier, John D. 06/03/1867 11/26/1949 h/o Flora; s/o Michael & Barbara; Bev B.: "the 'D' was just an initial, he never had a middle name, the initial was for the mailman to get the John Meiers straight"
Meier, Mathilda   09/??/1875 5y 11m 7d; d/o Michael & Barbara
Meier, Michael 08/06/1824 01/23/1904 h/o Barbara
Meier, Milton John 01/05/1918 01/20/1999 s/o John & Flora
Meier, Willis Roy 02/26/1909 07/02/1993 s/o John & Flora; U.S. Army, WWII
Messenger, Charles Gray 1886 1961 h/o Lillie
Messenger, Lillie C. 11/11/1888 04/??/1956 w/o Charles
Meyer, Christine Winifred nee Henkes 03/23/1898 12/18/1951 w/o Gilbert; d/o William & Agnes (Farley)
Meyer, Delia Bertha nee Brandt 07/13/1902 01/18/1989 w/o Irvin F.; d/o Fred & Minnie (Meyer)
Meyer, Ewald T. 05/16/1895 03/21/1923 s/o William A. & Mathilda; WWI Veteran
Meyer, Gilbert Nelson 07/25/1890 04/22/1982 h/o Christine; s/o Wm A. & Mathilda
Meyer, Irvin Fred 10/26/1901 02/26/1986 h/o Delia; s/o William A. & Mathilda
Meyer, Mathilda M. nee Hartwick 05/16/1867 01/05/1935 w/o William A.; d/o John & Christina (Arnold)
Meyer, Maurice Irvin 04/13/1932 01/09/2011 h/o Bonnie Cahoon; s/o Irvin & Delia
Meyer, Otto LeRoy Conrad 12/30/1887 04/16/1899 s/o William & Mathilda
Meyer, Ruth Marjorie nee Bernhard 07/28/1922 11/21/1980 w/o William G.; d/o Clarence G. & Emma S. (Hartke)
Meyer, William A. 10/20/1857 06/18/1927 h/o Mathilda; s/o Conrad & Anna (Schroeder)
Meyer, William Gilbert 07/08/1920 05/31/1989 h/o Ruth; s/o William & Christine
Mielke, Alice Sarah Nichols nee Snyder 1894 06/17/1970 w/o 1st Perry Nichols, 2nd William Mielke; d/o John & Josephine (Beeman)
Mielke, William Max 'Billy' 1892 03/22/1961 h/o Alice
Miller, Clara May nee Mayhew or Schneider / Snyder 07/17/1876 07/12/1955 w/o Frank B.; Note: obit of her husband gives maiden name as Snyder, obits of her children Eleva & Lawrence say Mayhew
Miller, Elizabeth nee Helwig 02/17/1857 12/19/1929 w/o Jacob; d/o Conrad & Dorathea (Oelke)
Miller, Ella 07/26/1894 08/19/1979 d/o Jacob & Elizabeth
Miller, Emma 06/13/1879 05/04/1963 d/o Jacob & Elizabeth
Miller, Frank B. 02/18/1874 10/10/1947 h/o Clara; orphaned as child & lived in an orphanage in La Crosse, WI until age 12
Miller, Frank Earl 05/11/1918 07/13/2008 h/o Virginia; s/o Frank & Clara; U.S. Navy 31 yrs.
Miller, George 05/05/1850 01/22/1927 s/o Jacob & Mary
Miller, Grover Cleveland 08/26/1884 04/30/1978 s/o Jacob & Elizabeth; shares a gravestone w/sister Norma
Miller, Jacob JR 09/22/1847 04/07/1920 h/o Elizabeth; s/o Jacob & Mary
Miller, Jacob SR 06/14/1795 10/26/1883 h/o Mary; s/o Matthew; joined German army in 1815, served 6 yrs.
Miller, Kevin P. - - infant son of Duane Miller; grandson of Lawrence & Mabel
Miller, Lawrence Everett 09/09/1898 09/07/1990 h/o Mabel; s/o Frank & Clara
Miller, Mabel Marie nee Siege 12/14/1905 09/14/2007 w/o Lawrence; d/o Theodore & Alma (Herchart)
Miller, Mary nee Sheifele / Shivel 07/21/1806 04/26/1883 wife of Jacob; d/o John & Maria
Miller, Norma 02/22/1896 08/22/1980 d/o Jacob & Elizabeth; shares a gravestone w/brother Grover
Miller, Virginia A. nee Knostman 08/04/1919 06/27/2015 w/o Frank E.; d/o George & Clara
Milson, Lucille nee Witter 1893 1985 w/o Samuel
Milson, Samuel Laurence 05/14/1893 02/20/1939 h/o Lucille; s/o Michel & May A. (Heinby)
Mitchell, Elizabeth 'Lizzie' nee Schiff 09/23/1865 05/14/1904 w/o Sherman (1868-1912, buried Arkansas)
Mitchell, Howard 05/15/1903 11/21/1903 infant s/o Sherman & Lizzie
Mitchell, Leroy - - infant? No further information, may not have a gravestone
Mundt, Fred 1830 1892 h/o Christinana Abele; Alert! Burial in this cemetery is assumed but not verified, obit: "remains taken to his old home near Giard for burial"
Mundt, John J. 02/13/1856 11/02/1881 s/o Christian & Elizabeth; died of typhoid fever at Sioux Falls, SD
Mundt, Peter J.C. 'Christian' 12/24/1821 07/10/1902 h/o Elizabeth Jacobs; he went by Christian; obit DOB=12/21/1820
Neill, Chauncy Johnson 10/06/1854 09/11/1934 h/o Mamie/Mary; s/o Joseph & Emily
Neill - Belliss, Emily Elizabeth nee Johnson 10/31/1819 12/22/1898 w/o 1st Joseph Neill (d. 1859, bur. Monona City cem.), 2nd John H. Belliss; Note: although buried as Emily Neill, she remarried aft. Joseph's death to John Belliss/Billis (d. 10/20/1876, unkn. burial place)
Neill, Mamie / Mary nee Bickel 08/28/1860 1949 w/o C.J.; d/o Daniel F. & Martha (Steele)
Nichols, Algie L. 08/01/1891 02/18/1980 h/o Marie E.; s/o C.E. & Martha
Nichols, Charles Edward MD 12/10/1846 02/13/1935 1st w/Martha; 2nd w/Jennie Hash Harrington; s/o Merritt & Miranda A. (Siloway); Co. K, 3rd Minn inf. CW
Nichols, Charles Jesse 01/09/1872 12/16/1954 h/o Beulah Lee (divorced); s/o C.E. & Martha
Nichols, Emma Etta   11/02/1874 1y 8m 22d; d/o M. & A.M.
Nichols, Kenneth 1903 1905 s/o Charles & Beulah (Lee)
Nichols, LaVerne Lee 03/12/1903 02/27/1907 s/o Clarence & Bessie (Lee)
Nichols, Marie E. nee Shaffer / Schaefer 1906 1984 w/o Algie
Nichols, Martha Jane nee Schneider / Snyder 04/16/1851 05/23/1920 1st w/o Charles E.; d/o Herman & Margaret (Foster); Note: maiden name is found spelled either Schneider or Snyder in various records; her obit spells as Snyder
Noeding, Carl Henry 06/10/1875 08/22/1929 h/o Laura Luckerman; s/o Frederick & Cerenda (Hoffman)
Noeding, Floyd 1911 1986 brother of Lucetta (Noeding) Davies
Parks, William J.   03/14/18?? Stone is broken, DOD & age no longer visible
Parks, William S.   10/09/1851 11m 23d; s/o P.H. & N.; Note: Parents may be Pleasant H. & Nancy Parks, enumerated on the 1850 U.S. census Monona twp.
Parks, Zerelda   10/??/1853 d/o P.H. & N.; Note: Parents may be Pleasant & Nancy Parks, enumerated on the 1850 U.S. census Monona twp., she is possibly 13y/o dau. C-ida
Payne George Leo 04/22/1897 05/1979 h/o Ora; Rainbow Division, WWI
Payne, Ora Orvetta nee Klotzbach 11/05/1899 06/02/1978 w/o George; d/o George & Zella (Nichols); d. Daytona Beach, FL
Pederson, Christina nee Nelson / Nielsen 05/26/1854 09/28/1933 w/o Peter C.; d/o Aufin Nelson/Knielsen & Anna Knudson; buried in Delahooke lot
Phillips, Simeon   06/13/1864 71y 3m 11d
Pixler, Albert "Bud" 06/02/1904 09/01/1984 3rd h/o Paula; s/o William & Ida (Barnhouse)
Pixler, Paula Katherine Bente Davies nee Boege 11/01/1904 06/23/2006 w/o 1st Samuel L. Bente, 2nd Frank I. Davies & 3rd Albert Pixler (divorced); d/o William F. & Magdalene (Behms); Note: although Albert & Paula's stone has her name & DOB, no DOD is engraved, she is buried in Pleasant Grove cemetery, McGregor
Pohlman, Carrol ca1854 09/05/1867 s/o Frederick & Charlotte (they are buried in Pleasant Grove cem.); Note: the 1860 census Coxsackie, Greene co., NY gives Carrol's age as 6y
Pooler, Henry   12/08/1857 8m 28d; s/o Herman & Betsey; ssa William McCloud
Probert, May   08/31/1871 11m 9d; d/o R.W & V.H.
Purdy, Ida     1y 6m; ssa Julia Purdy, who may be her mother
Purdy, Julia L. nee Hurd   02/02/1865 22y; w/o G. A.; ssa Ida; Note: husb. George Alonzo Purdy was in Co. B, 21st IA Inf. during the Civil War, he is buried in CA
Randell, Angeleane   04/??/1854 d/o Wm & E.A. Note: DOD is best guess
Randel, Emeline   02/16/1854 2y ?m 4d; d/o Wm & E.A.
Reece, Frances   09/21/1855 59y
Reed, Charles H. 1846 04/11/1863 17y 4m 3d; s/o Wm & Pamelia; inscription is on his parent's stone: "Died in service to his country Jackson, Tenn."; served in the 27th IA Inf.; buried in Corinth National Cemetery, Corinth, MS
Reed, Pamelia nee Watkins   12/02/1892 72y 3m 28d; w/o Wm.; "She done what she could", other names unreadable
Reed, Willeroy   11/10/1849 6m 22d; s/o William & Pamelia; inscription says "died in ----oga Falls, N.Y."
Reed, William   04/02/1887 67y; ssa Pamelia, Charles & Willeroy
Reinke, Charles August 10/18/1879 12/16/1939 h/o Floretta; s/o Ferdinand & Bertha
Reinke, Floretta M. nee Westfall 03/16/1884 09/13/1953 w/o Charles; d/o Heinrich
Rohde, Christian 10/09/1815 08/17/1894 h/o Minna
Rohde, Wilhelmiena Louisa F. 'Minna' nee Lehman 11/27/1818 08/08/1895 76y 8m 12d; w/o Christian
Rollins, Charles H. 1878 1964 s/o L.P. & Lura
Rollins, Lura Ann nee Reed 03/18/1952 12/01/1932 w/o Lamartine P. (?divorced); d/o William & Pamelia (Watkins)
Rosencranz, Anna Martha 08/26/1848 03/05/1903 d/o Johann & Martha
Rosencranz, Martha nee Frolich ca1818 07/22/1901 82y 6m 23d; w/o Johann

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