IAGenWeb Project - Clayton co.
updated 01/04/2015


Giard Cemetery
Walked and researched by Bev Bernhard 2006
(updated as new info. becomes available)
Sec. 3 NE/SE Farmersburg twp. - intersection of Hwy 52 and Harness Rd.

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*Gravestone photos have been contributed for this cemetery*
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*Obituaries have been contributed for some of the people in Giard cemetery*
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Clayton co. Obituary Board & Allamakee co. Obituary Board


Name Dates - Age Bev's notes
Sass, Fred b. 1867 d. 1945  
Sass, Minnie b. 1872 d. 1955 wife of Fred Sass
Sass, Raymond b. 1/22/1904 d. 3/1/1905 infant
Sawvell, Leola (Broszeit) b. 2/28/1923 d. 3/28/2003 wife of Raymond G. Sawvell
Sawvell, Raymond G. b. 4/20/1916 d. 12/7/2004  
Saxauer, Maria Barbara (Loeffel) b. 7/10/1796 d. 7/3/1883 wife of Christian Saxauer
Scarff, Hallie b. 1/22/1985 d. 10/26/1999  
Schellhamer, Maria b. 1834 d. 1918  
Schellhamer, Sibilla b. 1831 d. 1865  
Schellhamer, William b. 1861 d. 1903  
Schiff, Ella b. 9/14/1881 d. 4/27/1907  
Schiff, Elmer b. 1/26/1884 d. 6/23/1909  
Schiff, Louis b. 6/27/1826 d. 5/12/1912  
Schiff, Marie b. 11/21/1843 d. 7/9/1914  
Schmidt, Johanna S. d. 6/15/1880 age 64 mother of Mrs. John Korte
Schneider, Baby son d. 1886 with Herman Schneider group
Schneider, Catherine (Eiffert) d. 1854 first wife of Henry Schneider
Schneider, Conrad d. 5/23/1864 age 79  
Schneider, Edward b. 2/28/1868 d. 5/31/1899  
Schneider, Emil b. 11/4/1864 d. 2/8/1890  
Schneider, Fannie b. May 27, 1890 d. 2 y 1 m 1 d with Herman Schneider group
Schneider, Heinrich (Henry) b. 1/5/1810 d. 8/9/1884 brother of Herman Schneider. Herman had sent for friends and relatives in Germany. Herman and company arrived at McGregor's Landing on June 6, 1847.
Schneider, Henry (Jr.) b. 1841 d. 1/15/1907  
Schneider, Margaret (Foster) d. 4/2/1895 age 83 y 6 d wife of Herman Schneider/Snyder
Schneider, Martha (Bernhard) b. 11/15/1835 d. 2/6/1921 b. Hessen, Germany wife of Henry Schneider and possibly a sister to John A. Bernhard
Schneider, Mary d. 3/19/1878 age 34 wife of Adam Schneider
Schneider, Rev. Conrad b. 1785 d. 1864 age 79  
Schneider, Sarah b. 7/16/1847 d. 7/24/1928  
Schneider / Snyder, Herman b.1812 d. 10/31/1894
age 82 y 2 m 16d
From Hessen, Germany. One of the first settlers in the area. Was a gunsmith for the Indians at FT. Atkinson.
Schuldt, _____ b. 1850 d. 1914 "Mother"
Schuldt, Sophia F. b. 1865 d. 3/12/1905 wife of (unreadable)
Schweisow, Bertha b.1870 d. 1959 never married
Schweisow, Christopher F b. 1840 d. 1917 father of Bertha Schweisow and Dena D. Bernhard
Schweisow, Dora (Muenkel) b. 1843 d. 1921 mother of Bertha Schweisow and Dena D. Bernhard
Schweitert, Gustav b. 1898 d. 1963  
Schweitert, Herbert H. b. 11/14/1924 d. 8/4/1970 Cpl US Army WWII BSM
Schweitert, Hermine b. 1898 d. 1990 wife of Gustav Schweitert
Selleg, E. J. b. 1800 d. 6/26/1879  
Selleg, Ida May d. 5/4/1858 infant dau of E. J. & Mary E. Selleg
Selleg, Mary E. d. 5/4/1858 wife of E. J. Selleg
Selleg, Willie J. d. 9/31/1856 son of E. J. & Mary E. Selleg
Sherman, Howard b. 5/15/1903 d. 5/21/1903  
Sherman, Lizzie b. 9/23/1885 d. 5/14/1904  
Silloway, Anna d. 12/24/1866 wife of John Silloway
Sneider, Katherine E. d. 7/13/1854 age 38 wife of Henry Sneider
Snyder, Elizabeth C. "Bessie" b. 1900 d. 1992 wife of Herman D. Snyder
Snyder, Herman D. b. 1891 d. 1974 brother of John L. Snyder
Snyder, John L. b. 1854 d. 1937  
Snyder, Josephine B. b. 1862 d. 1927 wife of John L. Snyder
Sophia no dates  
Sparks, Elizabeth d. 9/13/1885 age 83  
Sparks, Henry d. 6/10/1863 age 26 3rd IA Inf. ; son of J. & F Sparks
Sparks, James d. 1851 age 59  
Spaulding, B. F. d. 12/22/1862 45y 4m 14d  
Sporleder, Conrad d. 2/17/1863 stone almost buried
St. John, Belle A. b. 11/24/1860 d. 6/6/1879 daughter of JR & EC St. John (WPA says Nellie)
St. John, Esther C. b. Oct 1841 d. 5/24/1925 wife
St. John, Ida b. 1869 d. 10/2/1891 daughter of JR & EC St. John
St. John, James R. b. 9/16/1938 d. 6/19/1904  
Standorf, Carlotta d. 1978 wife of Harvey Standorf
Standorf, Harvey b. 1902 d. 1975  
Steel, Mary d. 5/18/1889 age 78 y 1 m 4 d wife of Solomon Steel
Steel, Solomon d. 2/9/1896 age 84 y 5 m 5 d owned Steel's Hotel (early settler)
Sterns, Joshua T. d. 4/21/1862 broken stone
Surdam, T. Janet b. 1912 d. 1990 Methodist Missionary to China*, never married
Thompson, Dale    
Thompson, Dorothy wife of Dale Thompson  
Tidwell, "Coach" b. 1/1/1914 d. 11/7/2000  
Towers, Patricia Henkes b. 10/17/1935 d. 5/19/1978 buried with Henkes
Townsend, Henry b. 6/10/1875 d. 2/11/1913  
Trueger, Katrina b. Sep 1823 d. 18 May 1852  
Welch Twins 1903 children of Charles H. Welch & Anna
Welch, Anna A. b. 1847 d. 1965 wife of Charles H. Welch
Welch, Charles H. b. 1864 d. 1941  
Welch, Frederick b. 1885 d. 1908 children of Charles H. Welch & Anna
Welch, Willard b. 1910 d. 1911 children of Charles H. Welch & Anna
Wessel, Clara b. 1869 d. 1946 buried with Hartwick group
Wessel, E. Herschel b. 2/15/1895 d. 3/26/1898 buried with Hartwick group
Wessel, George M. Rev. b. 1863 d. 1944 buried with Hartwick group
Wickersheim, Anna C. "Mother" b. 1869 d. 1945 Wiekersheim on tombstone
Wickersheim, Atherton S. b. 7/18/1896 d. 8/27/1951 b. Earlville, IA Veteran marker
Wickersheim, Benjamin J. b. 11/11/1877 d. 10/27/1955 son of George & Catherine Wickersheim
Wickersheim, Catherine (Rosenkranz) b. 9/9/1840 d. 3/18/1927 wife of George Wickersheim
Wickersheim, Edward b. 1861 d. 11/03/1903 son of George & Catherine Wickersheim
Wickersheim, Esther Ruth (Bernhard) b. 1897 d. 1932 wife of Atherton, daughter of John Henry Bernhard and Dena Dora Schweisow [note: added by P. Peterson 4/4/11: Atherton & Esther were married in 1922]
Wickersheim, George b. 2/13/1834 d. 2/25/1900  
Wickersheim, Grace E. b. 11/8/1888 d. 8/8/1982 wife of Benjamin J. Wickersheim
Wickersheim, Infant daughter b. 1917 d. 1917 daughter of George & Catherine Wickersheim
Wickersheim, John b. 4/2/1912 d. 1/7/1981 SSgt US Army WWII
Wickersheim, Kate b. 10/12/1883 d. 5/31/1960 daughter of George & Catherine Wickersheim
Wickersheim, Lena M. b. 1865 d. 1938 daughter of George & Catherine Wickersheim
Wickersheim, Maurice b. 1928 d. 1928 son of George & Catherine Wickersheim
Wickersheim, Nelda b. 1904 d. 1995 [note: added by P. Peterson 4/4/11: this is Nelda Marie Gray, Atheron Wickersheim's third wife; they married April 2, 1935 in Giard.]
Wickersheim, William B. "Father" b. 1863 d. 1947 Wiekersheim on tombstone
Witter, Anna b. 1868 d. 1934 wife of Benjamin Witter
Witter, baby 1/12/1930 son of Herman & Mae Witter
Witter, Benjamin b. 1861 d. 1942  
Witter, Emma no dates  
Witter, Herman b. 1904 d. 1973  
Witter, Mae b. 1907 d. 2003 wife of Herman Witter and sister of Ruth Allert
Yearous, Catherine b. 1847 d. 1927 wife of George Yearous
Yearous, Emma E. b. 5/5/1875 d. 10/29/1959 wife of Leonard Yearous and daughter of William Allert
Yearous, George b. 1843 d. 1874  
Yearous, Lenard b. 1/1/1869 d. 4/15/1934  
Yearous, Minnie R. b. 10/24/1874 d. 1/1/1932  
Zeigler, George d. 10/8/1872 age 72y 10m 7d  

*T. Janet Surdam and Luella Koether called themselves "Janella" and ministered as a team. They were missionaries to China during the communist takeover and they spent 200 days in solitary confinement in a communist prison.

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Additional names from the Work's Project Administration (WPA) cemetery records

Name Bev's Notes
Allert, Tillie on WPA list, no stone found
Alvord, John Calvin on WPA list, no stone found
Alvord, Melzer on WPA list, no stone found
Anderson, Verna Dieckman on WPA list, no stone found
Bagby, Jerusha on WPA list, no stone found
Benzing, Alberta A. on WPA list, no stone found
Benzing, Arthur M. on WPA list, no stone found
Benzing, Robert on WPA list, no stone found
Bernhard, Elizabeth b.1838 d. 1913 on WPA list for Giard but buried Council Hill
Bernhard, John b.1819 d. 1870 on WPA list for Giard but buried Council Hill
Bickel, Annie E. on WPA list, no stone found
Bickel, Martha Cervilla (Steele) b. 1841 d. 1922 on WPA list, no stone found
Blair, Merrellis L. on WPA list, no stone found
Calvert, George H. d. 1859 on WPA list, no stone found
Chase, John on WPA list, no stone found
Clemens, Wilhelm on WPA list, no stone found
Corlett, C. Raymon on WPA list, no stone found
Corlett, Ella on WPA list, no stone found
Corlett, Glen H. on WPA list, no stone found
Cotrell, John on WPA list, no stone found - see obit for John Cottrell, died 1930
Eibel, Johnny on WPA list, no stone found
Farley, Sarah S. d. 1862 on WPA list, no stone found
Haefner, Carl age 91 on WPA list, no stone found
Harding, Elizabeth b. 1854 d. 1935 on WPA list, no stone found
Harding, Samuel b. 1848 d. 1887 on WPA list, no stone found
Howard, Solomon d. 1858 on WPA list, no stone found
Klotzbach, Bella on WPA list, no stone found
Klotzbach, Carrie d. 1884 on WPA list, no stone found
Klotzbach, George T. b. 1871 d. 1904 on WPA list, no stone found
Klotzbach, Henry d. 1863 on WPA list, no stone found
Linton, Esther A. b. 1829 d. 1892 on WPA list, no stone found
Luckerman, John C. d. 1874 on WPA list, no stone found
Mayfield, George on WPA list, no stone found
Meyer, B on WPA list, no stone found
Noeding, John on WPA list, no stone found
Noeding, Willie on WPA list, no stone found
Payne, George on WPA list, Payne stone
Payne, Ora Orvetta on WPA list, Payne stone
Sawyre, Roswell on WPA list, no stone found
Schneider, Edward b. 1839 d. 1863 on WPA list, no stone found
Siegele, Sam on WPA list, no stone found
Spencer, Charlie B. on WPA list, no stone found

 

This transcription is published on the Clayton co. IAGenWeb with permission of Bev Bernhard.
Thank-you for your hard work and generosity Bev!!

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