IAGenWeb Project - Clayton co.
updated 01/04/2016


Goshen Cemetery
Millville Township, Section 15 SE/SE

Record of burials


Goshen cemetery photo taken by Dean & Sue Boone, 2007

 

Sources:

1) "The First One Hundred Sixty Years" The History of Millville 1833 to 1993 ~ transcribed by Loras Gassmann
2) Gravestone Inscriptions
3) Obituaries
4) Clayton county Death Records (CCDR)
5) Biographies
6) Newspaper articles


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*Obituaries of some of the deceased have been posted on the Clayton co. Obituary Board*
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NAME BORN DIED COMMENTS
Ary, Caroline July 17,1848 Dec 3, 1883 w/o F.O. Ary
Bartlett, Mary A.   Feb 12, 1872 16 y/o; d/o L.S. & M. Bartlett
Batterson, Margaret 'Pearl' nee Cornwell   Nov. 26, 1921 age 39y; w/o James; died of diphtheria
Blume, infant - - Child of Mr. & Mrs. Kenneth Blume
Bolsinger, ? 1884 1944  
Boone, Daniel     Veteran
Boone, Jane   Aug 30, 1874 64 y/o; w/o George Boone
Bretz, R.W. Oct 30, 1868 Apr 7, 1910  
Brown, Elizabeth C. 1857 1944 w/o J.W.
Brown, Herbert Mar 29, 1880 Apr 6, 1880 s/o J.W. & Elizabeth Brown
Brown, John Henry Dec 14, 1882 Apr 3, 1885 age 2yrs 8m 16d; s/o J.W. & Elizabeth Brown; has an individual gravestone & also an inscription on the side of his parents stone
Brown, J.W. April 5, 1856 Oct 3, 1901 ssa Elizabeth C.
Brown, Sarah C. April 18, 1820 Aug 15, 1893 w/o Thomas H. Brown
Brown, Sarah C. - - "Mother"; no dates on stone
Brown, Thomas Henry   Oct 2, 1881 aged 59 years
Campbell, L.J.   July 13, 1884 aged 23 yrs 7 mos
Cassel, Mary C.   Sep 14, 1863 9 yrs 7 mo; d/o H & C Cassel
Christensen, Niels 1882 July 3, 1899  
Crist, Lewis Hubert May 8, 1874 May 17, 1940 ssa Mary
Crist, Mary nee Penhollow 1876 Dec 26, 1932 w/o Lewis H.
DeSotel, William 1877 01/03/1919 died of influenza
Donnan, Grace Stella nee Smith Jan 27, 1900 1992 d/o John & Sarah (Minger) Smith; w/o Homer
Donnan, Homer April 14, 1895 April 14, 1938 h/o Grace
Ferris, Alex Nov 8, 1854 Sept 28, 1935 "Father"
Ferris, Alexander 1810 1894  
Ferris, Bell Sept 21, 1846 Jan 30, 1936  
Ferris, Earl F. June 19, 1883 April 5, 1888 s/o Alex & Ella Ferris
Ferris, Ella Jan 31, 1859 April 7, 1930 "Mother"; w/o Alex
Ferris, Jennie E. Nov 11, 1878 June 5, 1883 d/o Alex & Ella Ferris
Ferris, Joseph 1877 1934  
Ferris, Ken L. - - no dates inscribed on stone
Fraser, Dennis 1882 1915  
Fraser, Lewis Nov 1882 Sept 3, 1915  
Frashier, Laura 1866 1919  
Frashier, Mary nee Holmes 1825 1909 w/o William
Frashier, William 1824 1872 ssa Mary
Gibbs, Sye     Veteran
Goeschel, Andrew Dec 20, 1883 Jan 1, 1965  
Goeschel, Orpha Jan 31, 1888 July 20, 1985  
Graybill, Amelia nee Womer 1808 1891 "Grandma"; s/o Thomas SR
Graybill, Andrew M. 1864 1864 only one date on stone, unknown if birth or death date, or both
Graybill, Anna nee Smith 1854 1945 w/o John S.
Graybill, Bennie 1888 1890 ssa Morris
Graybill, Byron W. Dec 13, 1928 Nov 16, 1974 h/o Jo Ann
Graybill, Daniel 'Dan' 1830 11/24/1893 aged 64y 9m 18d; ssa Mary
Graybill, Daniel Oct 24, 1878 Mar 6, 1880 ssa Sarah I. & Thomas W.
Graybill, Daniel Chester 1864 1947 ssa Nettie
Graybill, Effie 1892 1904 d/o Daniel Chester & Nettie Graybill
Graybill, George Dec 11, 1872 Dec 20, 1943 ssa Lydia
Graybill, John S. 06/30/1848 02/07/1939 ssa Anna
Graybill, Joseph May 16, 1874 Aug 9, 1953  
Graybill, Lloyd 1901 1969 s/o Daniel C. & Nettie
Graybill, Lydia 1831 1867  
Graybill, Lydia May 25, 1883 March 29, 1915 w/o George
Graybill, Mary 1854 1872  
Graybill, Mary Ann nee Welsh June 3, 1834 Feb 19, 1926 w/o Thomas; Note: gravestone has DOB shown here, obit gives 5/2/1834
Graybill, Mary nee Fauser March 30, 1937 Aug 11, 1891 "Our Mother"; w/o W.A.
Graybill, Mary nee Walker 1836 1875 w/o Daniel
Graybill, Morris 1870 1872 ssa Bennie
Graybill, Naomi June 27, 1879 April 4, 1959  
Graybill, Sarah Nettie 1867 1961 w/o Daniel Chester
Graybill, Sarah Isabell Sept 26, 1861 June 10, 1864 ssa Daniel & Thomas Wm.
Graybill, Thomas SR 1797 1864 "Grandpa"; ssa Amelia
Graybill, Thomas Sept 6, 1837 June 27, 1910 ssa Mary A.; Co. G, 21st IA Infantry
Graybill, Thomas Wm. Apr 15, 1864 Mar 29, 1866 ssa Sarah I. & Daniel
Graybill, William A. Aug 23, 1841 Feb 5, 1910  
Graybill, Wm T. 1860 1861  
Griffeth, ? - - no dates, there are two small stones in the cemetery with "Griffeth" crudely inscribed on them
Harrison, George V.   Sept 2, 1872 (2 yrs or 12 yrs) & 8 days, s/o Obed & Melvina
Harrison, Obed   Dec 14, 1873 aged 30 yrs, 9 mos, 10 days; veteran marker
Harrison, Vincent   July 27, 1870 aged 69 yrs, 7 mos, 10 ds
Harwick, Grace     no dates on stone; crude inscription
Holms / Holmes, Peter 1755 1850 New York, Pvt, 5th NY Regt, Revolutionary War; DAR bio gives DOB as 08/07/1754; he is one of only 36 Revolutionary War soldiers buried in Iowa (Oelwein Daily Register, 10/4/1972)
Hornaday, June M. nee White May 11, 1925 May 11, 1990 w/o Lewis A.
Hornaday, Lewis A. Aug 11, 1924 Apr 19, 1995 ssa June M.; Veteran marker
Hunt, Rebecca nee Hyde 07/16/1868 02/20/1934 w/o James
Hunter, John   Jan 14, 1855 aged 58 yrs
Hyde, Irene nee Smith Sept 28, 1906 Oct 28, 1927 1st w/o Wilbur
Hyde, Wilbur Earl May 28, 1895 Nov 12, 1962 1st w/Irene, 2nd w/ Gertrude (Hansel) Jennings (d. 1972, bur. w/1st husb. in Mount Harmony cem.); s/o Lawrence & Ella (White); veteran WWI
James, Amelia nee Graybill Oct 4, 1834 Dec 7, 1922 "Mother"; w/o Charles
James, Charles Apr 5, 1826 Aug 17, 1896 "Father"; born at Dillon Staffordshire, England
James, Dwight H. June 19, 1878 Nov 21, 1879 s/o C & A James
James, Esther J. May 25, 1868 May 23, 1872 d/o C & A James
Kelley, Andrew J. June 6, 1892 Feb 23, 1893 s/o John & Nancy Kelley
Kenyon, Edward 1874 1940 ssa Susie
Kenyon, Phoebe 1853 1940 w/o Walter
Kenyon, Susie 1875 1954 w/o Edward
Kenyon, Walter 1850 1894 ssa Phoebe
Kickbusch, Louisa   Dec 1, 1873 aged 7 mos 8 ds; d/o Wm & J.
Kinyon, Caroline   1903  
Kinyon, John Feb 8, 1799 May 4, 1876  
Klug, Gertrude M. 1923 2001  
Kolker, Frank 01/23/1877 04/10/1943 h/o Lenora; s/o Thomas
Kolker, Harry Donald Dec 23, 1910 Mar 27, 1911 s/o Frank & Lenora
Kolker, Helen B. Mar 29, 1926 May l, 1926  
Kolker, infant   Jan 20, 1915 1 day old, Infant of Tom & Myrtie Kolker
Kolker, John T. 1916 1945  
Kolker, Larell May 2, 1895 Mar 26, 1896 s/o Thos & Mellisa Kolker
Kolker, Lenora nee Funk 1877 1963 w/o Frank
Kolker, Mary Ellen   Nov 11, 1869 15 yrs, 3 mos, 29 ds; d/o J.G. & A. Kolker
Kolker, Melissa Jan 27, 1857 Feb 4, 1938 w/o Thomas E.
Kolker, Myrtie 1890 1968 w/o Thomas
Kolker, Thomas 1889 1953 ssa Myrtie
Kolker, Thomas E. Nov 6, 1852 Aug 20, 1914 ssa Melissa
Kunzman, Arlene A. nee Smith Feb 3, 1918 March 4, 1992 d/o Irvin & Lillian (Penhollow); w/o William
Lester, Henry L. 1850 1920 ssa Sarah J.
Lester, Sarah J. 1850 1889 w/o Henry L.
Livingston, Hattie July 13, 1877 Jan 6, 1956 w/o John A.
Livingston, John A. June 20, 1877 Dec 25, 1956 ssa Hattie
Livingston, Raymond D. April 23, 1898 Mar 16, 1913 s/o John & Hattie
Ludovissy, Isa D. 1896 1918  
Ludovissy, Jennie D. nee Springer May 26, 1902 Mar 20, 1937 w/o Nick; d/o Dan; killed when hit by a car in La Crosse, WI
Ludovissy, John W. July 10, 1924 June 1, 1999  
Ludovissy, LeRoy     no dates on the crudely inscribed stone
Ludovissy, Nicklous 'Nick' Mar 20, 1889 July 3, 1958 h/o Jennie
MacMillian, Paul Brown   Mar 26, 1939  
Marshall, Alice   May 2, 1910 83 yrs, 10 mos, 2 days, w/o M. Marshall
Marshall, Allie May 2, 1850 Feb 11, 1898 w/o Scott Marshall
Marshall, M.   Mar 28, 1890 64 yrs, 10 mos, 26 days
Matzelle, Johnnie Oct 31, 1918 Nov 5, 1918  
McClaine, Wm Apr 26, 1816 Oct 25, 1913  
McDowell, William Apr 22, 1816 Aug 18, 1893  
McIver, Robert Mar 26, 1885 Jan 26, 1904 ssa William Patterson
McLane, William July 17, 1855 Dec 27, 1930  
McNeill, Minnie F. Welsh nee Batterton Aug 7, 1911 Sep 30, 1973 1st h/Joe Welsh, 2nd h/Percy McNeill; d/o Charles & Chole (Hook)
Meyer, Eva May 16, 1924 May 18, 1929  
Meyer, Henry   Sept 20, 1906  
Meyers, Clyde Russell 1914 1916  
Meyers, Henry 1879 1942 h/o Mae
Meyers, Mae P. nee Wentworth Feb 4, 1883 08/08/1944 w/o Henry; d/o Frank
Minger, Ethel May 1891 01/06/1919 w/o George; died of influenza
Minger, George 1890 1943  
Minger, infant daughter   Dec 7, 1913 d/o George & Ethel Minger
Minger, infant son   Nov 22, 1917 s/o George & Ethel Minger
Moore, Mary E. 1852 1935  
Mosely, G.W. Feb 14, 1847 June 10, 1891  
Mosely, Henry   Mar 11, 1860 7 mos, 11 days, s/o J.B. & J. Mosely
Patrick, John James   Mar 6, 1872 1 yr, 5 mos, s/o J. & M. Patrick
Patrick, Jonathan D. Oct 28, 1831 Mar 25, 1901  
Patrick, Lena nee Woodingson Aug 15, 1872 Sept 22, 1920 w/o William SR
Patrick, Nathaniel E. Jan 18, 1834 Jan 8, 1862  
Patrick, Simeon 1874 1875 s/o J. & M. Patrick
Patrick, William SR Mar 6, 1863 Nov 21, 1923 h/o Lena; died in San Antonio, TX; Note: obit gives DOB 3/6/1869
Patterson, William Oct 7, 1825 Oct 9, 1904 ssa Robert McIver
Penhollow, Alice A. 1891 1894  
Penhollow, Amelia nee Graybill 1855 01/20/1926 aged 70y 9m; w/o Ansel
Penhollow, Ansel E. 1851 1934 ssa Amelia
Penhollow, Ernest A. 'Barney' Apr 10, 1890 May 12, 1960 Iowa, Pvt, Cas Det 1580 Demob Gp, WWI
Penhollow, George R. 1895 1896  
Penhollow, Richard H. Sept 1, 1895 Feb 14, 1961  
Peyton, Maria June 17, 1824 Mar 14, 1871 aged 46y 8m 27d; w/o S.W. Peyton
Peyton, Martha E. Feb 3, 1840 June 24, 1909  
Ricker, Adaline nee Walker Nov 5, 1833 Apr 16, 1908 w/o William R. Ricker
Ricker, Amanda Ellen nee Graybill Dec 30, 1862 Jan 22, 1973 d/o Thomas & Mary Ann (Welsh); w/o Malon W.
Ricker, Irvin R. Feb 9, 1897 Jan 7, 1908  
Ricker, Malon W. 1863 Oct 13, 1943 h/o Amanda E.
Ricker, Mary E. Feb 27, 1899 Feb 19, 1933  
Ricker, Melvin M. July 31, 1867 August 2, 1940 s/o William & Adeline R.; h/o Nellie Lyster
Ricker, William R. July 28, 1830 Feb 12, 1900 h/o Adeline
Sauerbry, Laura Ilean nee Tindell 1926 2003 "Mom", "Granma"
Smith, Ann nee Laurence Feb 22, 1818 Sept 8, 1910 w/o John
Smith, Charles   June 20, 1870 50 yrs
Smith, Chas Nov 25, 1804 Jan 13, 1894 aged 90y 1m 18d; ssa Sarah
Smith, Earl   June 8, 1893 1yr, 6mos, 28 days; s/o William & Mary S. Smith
Smith, Elizabeth nee Farley Mar 26, 1836 July 22, 1928 ssa Leeson
Smith, Hannah June 30, 1847 Apr 15, 1881  
Smith, Harriet Frances nee Boyd   June 8, 1889 age 64yrs; w/o William Smith
Smith, Henry June 6, 1819 Mar 11, 1872 ssa Martha
Smith, Infant son   Jan 12, 1928 s/o Harry & Sadie
Smith, Irvin 1891 November 1963 ssa Lillian
Smith, James L. 1858 05/??/1931 ssa Susan, Thomas & Jennie; died in an auto accident near Dubuque
Smith, James W. Jan 1, 1850 May 19, 1931 ssa Mary J.; Note: his obit gives dates as 12/31/1849-5/20/1931
Smith, Jennie 1860 1883 ssa Susan, Thomas & James L.
Smith, John Mar 19, 1819 Jan 25, 1861 ssa Ann
Smith, John 1864 1960 "Father"
Smith, Lillian 1894 1976 w/o Irvin
Smith, Leeson SR March 1816 Mar 1, 1904 ssa Elizabeth
Smith, Martha nee Cross May 28, 1834 May 15, 1915 w/o Henry
Smith, Mary A.   Feb 9, 1862 45 yrs; w/o Leeson Smith, SR
Smith, Mary Jane nee Frazier Feb 3, 1860 Jan 12, 1948 w/o James W.
Smith, Sarah Dec 25, 1824 Feb 27, 1905 w/o Chas Smith
Smith, Sarah L. 1868 1940 "Mother"
Smith, Sarah C.   Dec 23, 1880 22 yrs, 1mo, 23 days, w/o Charles Smith
Smith, Susan 1864 1865 ssa Thomas, Jennie & James
Smith, Theodore Feb 14, 1907 Sept 17, 1907 s/o Leeson & Susie Smith
Smith, Thomas 1862 1868 ssa Susan, Jennie & James L.
Smith, William   Feb 14, 1895 72 yrs
Smyth, Elizabeth nee Mannon Jan 11, 1820 Mar 12, 1902 w/o Thos L.
Smyth, Thos L. Sept 12, 1817 Mar 4, 1875 ssa Elizabeth
Springer, Ben 1921 1937  
Springer, Lloyd 1911 1918  
Thompson, Bertha Dec 12, 1877 Jan 8, 1963 w/o John E.; Royal Neighbors of America marker
Thompson, Grant     Buried in England, WWII
Thompson, James   Oct 15, 1872 77 yrs, 6 mos, 25 days
Thompson, John E. May 19, 1870 Mar 15, 1913 ssa Bertha; Veteran marker next to his gravestone
Thorp / Tharp, Jacob 'Jake' 1820 April 11, 1894 Co. G, 21st IA Infantry
Thorp / Tharp, Sarah M. nee Bliss ?1840 ?1914 3rd w/o Jacob
Tindell, Elga Leona nee Welch   April 19, 1997 age 93 yrs
Tindell, Howard 1900 1975 h/o Elga
Tindell, James   1935 s/o Howard & Elga
Tomkins, Alo Elizabeth nee Kolker   Nov 10, 2000 w/o Harvey
Tomkins, Darlene Fay   Aug 1, 1950 Infant d/o Harvey & Alo
Tomkins, Harvey L. Sept 4, 1917 Sept 1, 1990 h/o Alo; s/o Roy & Gusta (Blaker); U.S. Army, WWII
Tucker, Etta Frances June 6, 1904 May 13, 1906 d/o E.R. & M.E. Tucker
Tucker, infant daughter Dec 27, 1914 Jan 29, 1915 d/o E.R. & M.E. Tucker
Unknown, Della - - gravestone is broken, this may be Della Wentworth (see below)
Walker, C. Elmer Mar 20, 1868 May 4, 1876  
Walker, Frank Nov 19, 1881 Nov 22, 1881  
Walker, Llewellyn P. July 12, 1841 Nov 26, 1917 ssa Mary E.
Walker, Mary E. Oct 24, 1846 Feb 29, 1916 w/o Llewellyn
Walker, William M. Aug 20, 1869 Mar 15, 1889  
Wathan, Ada A. 1883 Mar 3, 1883 d/o R & B Wathan
Welsh, Cecil James May 6, 1920 Feb 15, 1994 h/o Shirley Thornton; s/o Melvin & Elise (Hook); Pfc U.S. Army WWII
Welsh, Clyde O. 1915 1971  
Welsh, Daniel 1878 1951  
Welsh, Darla nee Knospe Jan 8, 1955 Oct 8, 2010 w/o Kenneth; d/o Eugene & Vivian (Phelps)
Welsh, Elsie nee Hook 1893 1972 w/o Melvin
Welsh, Emily A.   Sept 9, 1879 25yrs, 1mo, 9 days; w/o James Welsh
Welsh, Harvey M. 1878 1936 h/o Mary
Welsh, Harvey Joseph 'Joe' 03/30/1900 12/21/1961 h/o Minnie Batterson (burial place unknown); s/o Harvey M. & Elizabeth
Welsh, Mary Elizabeth nee Lester 1883 1947 w/o Harvey M.
Welsh, Melvin 1884 1958 ssa Elsie
Welsh, Melvin LaVerl "Bo" 05/20/1931 June 21, 1993 s/o Melvin & Elsie (Hook); U.S. Army, Korean conflict
Welsh, Wm - - Corporal, Co G, 21st IA Infantry
Wentworth, Della July 7, 1882 Nov 4, 1882 d/o George & Susan
Wentworth, Elzina 'Doll' nee Wathen 1890 - w/o Earl; Note: name is on ssa Earl, but with no DOD, she may have remarried after his death
Wentworth, Earl 03/02/1890 08/??/1934 aged 44y 5m 19d; h/o Elzina 'Doll'; s/o George & Susan
Wentworth, Emily Oct 5, 1847 Oct 27, 1913  
Wentworth, George D. 1857 1920 ssa Susan
Wentworth, John B. Nov 29, 1828 Jan 31 1904  
Wentworth, Susan 1852 1932 w/o George D.
Westfall, Nettie nee Lacey 12/19/1847 04/02/1936 w/o Orin (1844-1922, bur. Scandinavian Christian cemetery, Otter Tail co., MN)
Weyant, Barbara K.   Sept 12, 1939  
White, Ella M. 1872 1948  
White, Elsie M. 1885 Oct. 1968 ssa Nelson J.
White, Nelson J. 1879 1946 ssa Elsie M.
White, Wm A. 1871 1916  
Wiltsie, H. Jane June 8, 1861 Mar 1, 1894 w/o B.P. Wiltse
Womer, Benewell   June 6, 1866 6yrs, 11 mos, 1 day, s/o D & E Womer

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