IAGenWeb Project - Clayton co.
updated 01/03/2016


Goshen Cemetery
Millville Township , Section 15 SE/SE


Goshen cemetery photo taken by Dean & Sue Boone, 2007


*Many Gravestone Photos for Goshen cemetery have been contributed by researchers*
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*Obituaries for some of the deceased have been posted on the Clayton co. Obituary Board*
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WPA Records

Name Birth Death Comments
Boone, Jane 1810 1874  
Bretz, R. W. 1868 04/07/1910  
Brown, J. W. 1856 10/03/1901  
Brown, Sarah 1820 08/15/1893  
Brown, Thomas Henry 1822 1881  
Campbell, L J. 1861 1884  
Christensen, Niels 1822 1899  
DeSotal, William 1877 1919  
Ferris, ?? 1859 04/07/1930 "Mother"
Ferris, Alexander 1810 1894  
Ferris, Bell 1846 01/30/1936  
Ferris, Joseph I. 1877 1934  
Frashier, Laura 1866 1919  
Frashier, Lewis 1882 09/03/1915  
Gibbs, Sye 1840 12/10/1901 (male); Co. A 3rd Iowa infantry
Graybill, Daniel 1830 1893  
Graybill, Grandma 1808 1891  
Graybill, Grandpa 1797 1864  
Graybill, Harman 1831   Co. G 21st Ia. Inf.
Graybill, Liddie 1884 03/28/1915  
Graybill, Lydia 1831 1857  
Graybill, Mary 1837 08/11/1891  
Graybill, Mary 1852 1872  
Graybill, Mary A. 1834 02/19/1926  
Graybill, Mary Walker 1836 1875  
Graybill, Thomas 1837 06/27/1910 Co. G 21st Ia. Inf.
Graybill, William A. 1841 02/05/1910  
Harrison, Obed 1843 1873  
Harrison, Vincent 1801 1870  
Harwick, Grace     (no dates)
Holms, Peter     (no dates)
Hunter, John 1797 1855  
Hyde, Irene 09/28/1906 10/28/1927  
James, Amelia 1834 12/07/1922  
James, Charles 1825 08/17/1896  
Kenyon, John 1799 05/04/1876  
Kinyon, Walter 1849 10/26/1894  
Kolkerm, Thos. E. 1852 08/20/1914  
Marshall, Alice 1826 05/02/1910  
Marshall, Allie Scott 1865 02/11/1898  
Marshall, M. 1825 03/28/1890  
McClain, Wm. Jr. 1855 12/27/1930  
McDowell, William 1816 08/18/1893  
McIver, Robert 03/26/1885 06/26/1904  
Minger, Ethel May 1891 1919  
Mosely, G. W. 1847 06/10/1891  
Patrick, Jonathan D. 1831 03/25/1905  
Patrick, Lena 1872 09/22/1923  
Patrick, M. 1842 01/07/1914  
Patrick, Mathaniel E. 1834 01/08/1862  
Patrick, W. M. 1868 11/21/1923  
Patterson, William 1825 10/09/1904  
Payton, Maria 1824 03/14/1871  
Payton, Martha E. 1840 06/24/1909  
Pennhollow, Amelia 1855 1926  
Pennhollow, Ansel E. 1851 1934  
Ricker, ?? 1854 09/28/1935 "Father"
Ricker, Adaline 1833 04/06/1908  
Ricker, Mary 02/27/1899 02/10/1933  
Ricker, William R. 07/28/1880 02/20/1900  
Smith, Ann 1818 09/08/1910  
Smith, Charles 1804 01/13/1894  
Smith, Charles 1820 1870  
Smith, Elizabeth 1836 07/22/1928  
Smith, Harriet 1825 1889  
Smith, Henry 1819 03/11/1872  
Smith, James 1850 05/19/1931  
Smith, Jennie 1860 1883  
Smith, John 1819 01/25/1861  
Smith, Leeson 1816 03/1904  
Smith, Martha 1834 05/15/1915  
Smith, Mary A. 1817 1862  
Smith, Sarah 1824 02/27/1905  
Smith, William 1823 1895  
Smyth, Elizabeth 1820 03/12/1902  
Smyth, Thomas 1817 03/04/1875  
Springer, Lloyd     (no dates)
Thompson, E. C. 1820 03/03/1906 Co. G Pa. inf.
Thompson, James 1795 1872  
Thompson, John E. 1870 03/15/1913  
Thorpe / Tharp, Jacob 1840 12/03/1914 Co G, 21st IA Inf; note: DOD is from WPA, other records give 1820-4/11/1894, the 1840-1914 dates may be his wife Sarah's
Thorpe, Sarah     see note for Jacob Thorpe
Walker, Llewellyne P. 1841 11/26/1917  
Walker, Mary E. 1846 02/29/1916  
Walker, Wm. M. 1869 05/15/1889  
Welsh, Emily A. 1854 1879  
Welsh, William     (no dates); Co G 21st Ia inf.
Wentworth, Earl 1890 1934  
Wentworth, Geo. D. 1857 1920  
Wentworth, John B. 1828 1/31/1904  
Wentworth, Susan 1852 1932  
Westfall, Nettie 1847 1936  
White, William A. 1871 01/23/1916  
Wiltse, Jane 1861 03/01/1894  

~Work Projects Administration (WPA) Iowa Graves Registration Survey
~transcribed by Phyllis Montour

WPA records, compiled in the 1930's, are known to be incomplete & may contain errors - please use only as an additional resource in conjunction with other Goshen cemetery burial records.

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Goshen cemetery lot owners

There are 10 lots running north and south, and rows running east and west. The book shows lots 1-8 as empty but doesn't indicate on which end.

B
Benwell
Blume
Bolsinger
Boone
Brown

C
Campbell
Christenson
Crist

D
Desotal
Donnan

E
Elmer

F
Ferris
Fraser

G
Gibbs
Goeschel
Graybill
Griffith

H
Harrison
Harwick
Holmes
Hyde

J
James

K
Kelley
Kinyon
Kolker

L
Lester
Livingston
Ludovissy

M
MacMillan
Marshall
Matzelle
McClain
McDowell
Minger
Mosley

P
Patrick
Patterson
Penhollow
Peyton

R
Ricker

S
Smith
Smyth
Springer

T
Thompson
Thorpe
Tindell
Tomkins
Tucker

W
Walker
Welsh
Wentworth
Westfall
Weyant
White
Wiltsie
Wormer

~Goshen cemetery plat, showing lot owners (not necessarily the persons buried in the plots), unknown date
~contributed by Charlene Barnhart

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Soldiers known to be buried in Goshen cemetery

Daniel Boone
Homer Donnon
Sye Gibbs
Thomas Graybill
Obe Harrison
Peter Holms
Wilbur Hyde
Wm. McClaine
Jonathone Patrick
Nathaniel Patrick
Ernest Penhollow
Charles Smith
Henry Smith
Lesson Smith
E. C. Thompson
John Thompson
Jake Thorpe
Harvey Thompkins
Luellen Walker
Billie Welsh
Bonewell Womer

~ "The First One Hundred Sixty Years" The History of Millville 1833 to 1993
~ transcribed by
Loras Gassmann

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Goshen Record of burials
(a more complete list of burials from several sources)

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