IAGenWeb Project - Clayton co.
updated 05/26/2017


Mt. Harmony Cemetery
Originally named Hall cemetery

Elk Township, Section 11 NW/NE

A-I * J-Q * R-Z

Sources:
1) Clayton county record of deaths (CCDR)
2) Gravestone inscriptons
3) Burial records contributed by Charlene Barnhart
4) Obituaries
5) Social Security Death Index
6) WPA records

*700+ Gravestone photos have been contributed for Mount Harmony cemetery. View gravestone photos (opens in a new window)

*Obituaries for some of these people have been posted on the Clayton co. Obituary Board

Name Birth Death Comments
Rentschler, Bernadine Louise nee Smock 07/31/1921 02/21/2004 d/o Earnest & Emma (Jaster) Smock; w/o Lloyd
Rentschler, Delbert 1895 1948 ssa Ina
Rentschler, Emma nee Rodas 1870 1944 ssa Jacob F.
Rentschler, Ina nee Livingston 1902 1995 ssa Delbert
Rentschler, Jacob F. 1865 1931 ssa Emma
Rentschler, Lloyd 1922 2004 h/o Bernadine
Rentschler, Marie 1884 1934  
Rodas, Bertha B. 05/02/1887 02/23/1892 d/o C. & I. Rodas
Rodas, Carl 11/11/1880 10/20/1927  
Rodas, Fred 04/08/1827 02/04/1901  
Rodas, Grace 03/09/1894 12/12/1907  
Rodas, Isabell nee Hagemann 07/01/1863 01/10/1925  
Rodas, Grace 1894-1907    
Rodas, Frederick 1827 02/04/1900 CCDR
Rodas, Mary nee Wenkstern 1838 1928 "Mother"
Rodas, Mary 08/24/1901 01/13/1914  
Roeder, Alma 1879 1879  
Roeder, Anna 1865 1865  
Roeder, Conrad 1827 1873  
Roeder, Conrad 1877 1878  
Roeder, Conrad S 1827 1895  
Roeder, George 1820 1881  
Roeder, Wilhelmina 1843 1915  
Roeder, William 1876 1876  
Rohde, John 1845 1910  
Rulon, Anna nee Scott 1872 1940 "Mother"
Rulon, Jeanette 1902 1902 "Daughter"
Rutledge, Agnes Helene nee Amsden 04/23/1920 05/23/1978  
Rutledge, Allyn Bertram 05/04/1918 02/06/1991  
Rutledge, Bertha H. nee Thein 1879 1942 w/o William L.
Rutledge, Gilbert 1909 1952 ssa Walda
Rutledge, Hazel Eva nee Wilkinson 09/12/1912 07/06/1974 1st marriage to Moser, 2nd to Rutledge
Rutledge, Lynn C. 03/22/1950 07/17/1974  
Rutledge, Walda nee Lenhardt 1907 1999 w/o Gilbert
Rutledge, William L. 1878 1955 ssa Bertha H.
Rutledge, William Merlin 07/27/1912 03/28/2001 ssa Agnes H.; military stone: S2 US Navy, World War II
Sabin, Halsey 1891 1974 ssa Mary A.
Sabin, Mary nee Combs 1897 1977 ssa Halsey L.
Sandusky, William H. 1863 01/24/1911  
Schecker, Charles 01/??/1826 10/13/1906 Co D, 27th IA Inf., Civil War; Research Alert! WPA records show this cemetery as burial place, but he has a gravestone in East Side w/his son Henry F.
Schecker, Magdalena Schnepf 02/??/1826 1900 1st h/unkn Schnepf, 2nd h/ Charles Schecker; 2nd w/o Charles
Schecker, Margaret 1839 1887  
Schires, baby      
Schmidt, Caroline 1845 19??  
Schmidt, Charley E. 1876 11/25/1893  
Schmidt, John H. 1836/38 09/01/1906  
Schnack, Augusta nee Rath 1874 1951 w/o John
Schnack, Earl E. 1896 1983 ssa Eva C.
Schnack, Eva C. nee Walters 1900 1963 w/o Earl E.
Schnack, John 1869 1934 ssa Augusta
Schnepf, Arthur J. 1891 1943 h/o Laura M.
Schnepf, Conrad 1857 1931 "Father"
Schnepf, Edward P. 1883 1885  
Schnepf, George K. 1896 1971  
Schnepf, Hattie 1891 1952  
Schnepf, Henry 1882 1970  
Schnepf, Ina P 1881 1911  
Schnepf, Laura M. nee Waterman 1893 1979 ssa Arthur J.
Schnepf, Melinda nee Stiefel 1861 1944 "Mother"
Schnepf, Susanna 1851 1884  
Schnepf Virginia 03/15/1916 02/08/2003 d/o Arthur & Laura (Waterman) Schnepf; PH.D.
Schroeder, Clarence 02/27/1912 10/02/1979 ssa Irene
Schroeder, Irene     ssa Clarence
Schroeder, LaVern L. 04/29/1921 05/08/1995 ssa LaVonne E.; military stone: PFC US Army, World War II veteran
Schroeder, LaVonne E. nee Kuhlman      
Schultz, Arthur H. 'Art' 1913 1970 ssa Edna F.B.
Schultz, Bertha J. nee McSperrin 1876 1954 w/o Henry A.
Schultz, Charles 'Charley' 01/22/1896 or 01/26/1896 04/09/1960 ssa Ernestine; military marker: Iowa, PVT Base Hospital 127, World War I; Note: the 2 gravestones have a different day of birth
Schultz, Edna F.B. nee Kruse 1913 2003 w/o Arthur H.
Schultz, Ernestine 'Tena' nee Waterman 10/22/1898 09/15/1960 w/o Charley
Schultz, Henry A. 1873 1959 ssa Bertha J.
Schultz, Henry C. 1862 1940 ssa Lena
Schultz, Lena nee Krieg 1869 1953 w/o Henry C.
Schweikert, Anna 1878 1971  
Schweikert, Chris J. 1871 1933  
Schweikert, Earl 1890 01/05/1890 s/o Jacob & Lusetta
Schweikert, Infant
Schweikert, Infant
05/04/1909
08/08/1911
05/04/1909
08/08/1911
children of C. & A.
Schweikert, Jacob 'Jake' 1859 1935 h/o Lusetta A.
Schweikert, Lusetta Ann nee Walters 1849 1940 w/o Jake
Scott, Ann 1836 02/09/1879  
Scott, John H. 1844 1906 or 1916  
Scott, Mary 1879 1879  
Sear, Mary A. nee Clark 1908 1975 w/o Rodger W.
Sear, Rodger W. 1920 1978 ssa Mary A.
Shea, Brett Wm. Helmer 1967 1988  
Shea, Hugh Francis 1930 1989 ssa Marjorie E.
Shea, Marjorie E. nee Peterson 1937 11/26/1957 w/o Hugh F.
Shea, Patrick Allen 1964 1968  
Sherwood, Albert 1884 1885  
Sherwood, Arletta 1882 1883  
Sherwood, Avis 1889 1892  
Sherwood, Infant     infant of A. & J.
Smith, Abigah H. 'Abijah' 08/02/1793 11/13/1866 h/o Ruthey M. Baldwin
Smith, Alta May nee Mallory 10/21/1867 11/19/1957 w/o Reuben F.; d/o August & Rose (Knee)
Smith, Anton 'Tony' 1902 1983 h/o Gladys M.
Smith, Asa 03/16/1833 03/13/1916 h/o Sarah J.
Smith, Carl 10/22/1891 01/17/1892 s/o R.F. & A.M. Smith
Smith, Carrie Leona nee Noack 12/27/1908 11/19/2006 w/o Ernest; DOD is not inscribed on gravestone
Smith, Carter 1900 1966 h/o Hildegard Clefisch
Smith, David A. 1860 1916  
Smith, Elizabeth Ellen 07/14/1866 10/08/1882 d/o W. M. & Sarah
Smith, Ernest Samuel 'Stick' 1904 1976 ssa Carrie
Smith, Frank Allen 02/06/1895 09/08/1954 s/o Reuben & Alta; Corporal, Iowa, Co. D, 140 Infantry, World War I veteran
Smith, Fred P. 1875 1936  
Smith, George W. 05/08/1868 08/25/1868 s/o W. M. & Sarah
Smith, Gladys M. nee Hansel 1912 1998 w/o Anton
Smith, Hildegard M. nee Clefisch 06/10/1936 03/13/2003 d/o Fred & Louisa (Lewin) Clefisch; w/o Carter
Smith, Ida Bell 02/11/1870 10/19/1870 d/o W. M. & Sarah
Smith, Ira T. 05/12/1858 10/23/1858 s/o W. M. & Sarah
Smith, Infants     children of W.M. & S.
Smith, Mary A. nee Rentschler 1889 1957  
Smith, Mary L. nee Hansel 1872 1956 ssa Samuel J.
Smith, Minnie M. nee Hansel 1894 12/12/1932 w/o Winfrey S. Smith
Smith, Reuben F. [Rueben] 1862 08/17/1924 h/o Alta M.
Smith, Ruby L. 11/13/1897 01/22/1902 d/o S.J. & M.L.
Smith, Ruthey M. nee Baldwin 07/04/1797 02/27/1872 w/o Abijah
Smith, Samuel J. 1862 1952 ssa Mary L.
Smith, Sarah J. nee Amsden 05/13/1840 12/07/1920 ssa Asa
Smith, Sarah S. nee Wilkinson 10/30/1830 10/21/1902 w/o Winfred M.
Smith, Wayne 1913 1988 ssa Joyce
Smith, Winifred McHenry 12/09/1825 10/23/1914 h/o Sarah S.
Smith, William McHenry 06/17/1855 10/24/1872 s/o W. M. & Sarah
Smith, Winfrey Strother 10/08/1891 06/03/1968 s/o Mr. & Mrs. Samuel Smith; h/o 1st Minnie M. Hansel, h/o 2nd Thelma Harris Hansel
Smock, Bentley D. 1930 1971 h/o Jaleen L. Fassbinder; Sgt., Korean war veteran
Smock, Emma nee Jaster 03/17/1893 02/10/1973 "Mother"; w/o Ernest
Smock, Ernest 'Ernie' 02/14/1890 1945 "Father"; ssa Emma
Smothers, Elizabeth J. 1857 02/31/1889  
Smothers, Elizabeth 1867 1882  
Smothers, Mary A 1874 1877  
Smothers, Sidney      
Soyster, Libby 1866 1877  
Soyster, Nancy nee Enslow 1832 02/14/1914  
Soyster, Solomon J. 1833 03/01/1908  
Spores, infants     infants of J. & E.
Stadelmeyer, Casper 06/15/1825 05/10/1916 ssa John; h/o Barbara Krieg (d. 05/10/1870, unknown if she is buried in Mt. Harmony)
Stadelmeyer, John 1861 1894 s/o Casper
Staton, Richard Mark 09/09/1954 12/18/1995 h/o S. Willie
Stiefel, Christian 09/19/1832 04/26/1923 ssa Maria
Stiefel, Elisa ' Lizzie' 1871 1875 s/o Christian & Maria
Stiefel, Maria nee Muller 12/06/1840 08/06/1933 w/o Christian; d/o Johannes & Sophia (Krueger)
Stoffel, Paulette Joel nee Peterson 09/06/1954 03/01/2002  
Stover, James 1857 02/19/1869  
Stover, Julia 1832 09/22/1870  
Stover, Phillip 1826 11/20/1909  
Straus, Harvey L. 10/23/1937 10/??/1993 h/o Sharon Chettinger
Straus, Muriel 01/08/1916 06/24/2010 dates are from SSDI
Straus, Willie J. 1911 12/09/1992 h/o Muriel
Strube, Infant 1908 1908 infant of J. Strube
Strube, Matilda J. nee Jennings 1864 1952  
Strube, Raymond B. 1891 1947  
Strube, Rudolph C. 1856 1922  
Swisher, Sarah 1828 1883  
Swisher, Sarah F.      
Taft, infant 1888 1888 infant child of Dr. O.
Taylor, Ruby nee Shea 1914 1997  
Thayer, Ann R. 1820 08/29/1867  
Thein, Augusta Anna Marie nee Hildebrand 11/10/1889 01/11/1977 d/o Mr & Mrs. Henry Hildebrand; w/o John
Thein, Berniece nee Scanlong 1918 2000 w/o Lester
Thein, Edith Corletta nee Harbaugh 03/13/1912 03/04/2010 w/o LaVerne M.
Thein, Elsie / Elsay M. 1897 1917  
Thein, Friedereka 'Reka' nee Benschneider 1877 1970 w/o Jacob C.
Thein, George W. 1885 1941 "Father"; ssa Selma C.
Thein, Helen L. nee Leibold 09/04/1913 06/23/2004 w/o Walter M.
Thein, Howard A. 'Doc' 1908 1997 ssa Nancy C.
Thein, Hubert Joseph 02/04/1920 06/13/1992 PFC US Army, World War II veteran
Thein, Jacob C. 'Jake' 1879 1959 ssa Friedereka
Thein, John 1886 1967 h/o Augusta A.M. Hildebrand
Thein, Joseph L. 09/05/1854 07/20/1922 ssa Minnie
Thein, Joseph 1887 1968  
Thein, LaVern M. 1914 1999 ssa Edith C.
Thein, Lester 1917 1992 ssa Berniece
Thein, Martin 1883 1942 ssa Melinda
Thein, Melinda nee Feidt 1896 1987 w/o Martin
Thein, Minnie nee Jauert 10/29/1860 01/29/1910 w/o Joseph L.
Thein, Nancy C. nee MacNeill 1911 2000 w/o Howard A.
Thein, Selma C. nee Winch 1889 1976 "Mother"; w/o George W.
Thein, Walter M. 09/15/1911 03/29/1987 ssa Helen L.
Tiede, Edward A. 04/01/1864 05/19/1902  
Tiede, Henriette 06/22/1827 08/29/1902 "Mother"
Tolbert, H. L.   04/06/1887  
Tonkinson, Carol E. nee Kraus 1916 2003  
Note! There are no "U" surnames      
Voss, Elizabeth 'Lizzie' nee Osterman 1882 1961  
Voss, Fred 05/17/1879 12/16/1969 ssa Minnie C.
Voss, Henry 1873 1949  
Voss, Minnie C. nee Lundt 08/24/1881 04/21/1958 w/o Fred
Waggoner, Rebecca J. nee Baxter   06/10/1879 Aged 32y 2m; d/o B. & M.E. Baxter
Walker, J. R. 1804 01/06/1856  
Walsh, Patrick 1941 1975  
Walter, Jacob J. 1807 1880 ssa Pleazzy
Walter, Pleazzy nee Alcott 1808 10/20/1874  
Walters, Alex C. 1852 1923  
Walters, Elizabeth nee Laxson 1854 1935  
Walters, Gilbert C. 09/04/1894 09/26/1951  
Walters, Howard L. 1889 1912  
Walters, Raymond 1893 1973  
Walters, Thomas Jefferson 'T.J.' 1859 1938  
Walters, William 1881 1963  
Waterman, Alice nee Brandenburg 1908 1984 w/o Lawrence
Waterman, Carl L. 1922 2003 h/o June R.
Waterman, Charles C. 1873 1961 ssa Tillie
Waterman, Edward J. 1891 1958 ssa Leta
Waterman, June R. nee Reimer 1929 1984 w/o Carl L.
Waterman, Lawrence 1904 1980 ssa Alice
Waterman, Leta D. nee Smith 1893 1977 Aged 84y; w/o Edward J.
Waterman, Ottilda 'Tillie' nee Wille 1881 1976 w/o Charles C.
Wathen, Alma Carolina nee Bischke 09/19/1882 10/29/1945 d/o Mr. & Mrs. Frederick Bischke; w/o Fred J.
Wathen, Bert 1874 1948  
Wathen, Fred J. 1881 1956 h/o Alma Bischke
Wathen, Helen 1914 1921  
Wathen, Louis Joseph 08/17/1908 08/11/1936  
Wathen, Mary Carter 1845 1910  
Wathen, Russell 1906 1976  
Wathen, Stella 1879 1956  
Wendt, Catherine 1881 1935 w/o Henry C.
Wendt, Henry C. 1878 1943 ssa Catherine
Wenkstern, Augusta nee Koehn 1850 1919 "Mother"; w/o Charles
Wenkstern, Bertha nee Lovett 1874 1972 ssa William
Wenkstern, Charles F. 1873 1920 "Father"; h/o Mary R.
Wenkstern, Charles H. 1843 1933 "Father"; h/o Augusta
Wenkstern, Geneva   12/16/1908 d/o C.F. & M.R.; ssa Pearl
Wenkstern, Mary 1876 1971  
Wenkstern, Mary R. nee Amsden 1883 1961 "Mother"; w/o Charles F.
Wenkstern, Pearl   05/31/1910 d/o C.F. & M.R.; ssa Geneva
Wenkstern, Rose 1911 1911  
Wenkstern, William 1875 1958 ssa Bertha
Wentz, Elsie P. 04/03/1907 10/09/1997  
Westcott, Elizabeth 1842 1898  
White, Edna K. nee Brandenburg 1906 1969 w/o Martin O.
White, Florence 1876 1924 ssa Samuel
White, George 02/04/1827 03/05/1911 Aged 84y 1m 1d; "The Boys of Sixty One"; Civil War veteran of Co I, 3rd MO Inf
White, Martin O. 1900 1983 ssa Edna K.
White, Samuel 1868 1942 ssa Florence
Williams, Bernice L. nee Henkels 11/18/1924 03/01/2005 w/o Marvin H.
Williams, Bertha E. nee Wille 1902 1987 w/o Floyd H.
Williams, Floyd H. 1900 1990 ssa Bertha E.
Williams, Ivan Floyd 02/20/1931 07/28/1952 PFC, US Army, 3rd Inft Div. Co G, 15th Reg.; Korean War veteran, Killed in Action
Williams, Julius Allen 03/28/1942 03/31/1942  
Williams, Marvin H. 03/16/1926 07/14/1989 ssa Bernice L.
Willie, Delores Ralph 'Dutch' 05/31/1911 05/??/1968 h/o Edna K.
Willie, Edna Katherine nee Schlee 08/07/1917 12/07/2008 w/o Dutch
Willie, Nelda Mae nee Thein 05/11/1921 01/30/2010 d/o Fred & Emma (Barton) Thein; w/o Wilbert
Willie, Realto JR 05/16/1932 12/18/1995 h/o Shirley A.
Willie, Wilbert C. 1918 1971 ssa Nelda M.
Wilson, Adelade 1841 10/03/1857  
Wilson, G.W. 1812 05/26/1879 WPA gives initials as D.W.
Wilson, Laurette 1851 03/07/1869  
Wiskus, Faye Charlene nee Williams 11/06/1928 05/27/2006 d/o Floyd & Bertha (Willie) Williams; w/o Lavern
Witter, Eddie 1867 1885  
Woodall, George 1835 1895  
Woodall, George 1809 04/13/1840  
Woodall, Martha 1805 1889  
Woodall, William G. 1831 1918 Mexican war veteran
Note! There are no "X" surnames      
Younkman, Samuel V. 02/19/1874 10/16/1935 ssa Veronica L.
Younkman, Veronica L. nee Kriebs 06/24/1887 12/24/1960 ssa Samuel V.
Zittergruen, Caroline nee Brandenburg 11/08/1865 11/01/1949 "Mother"; d/o Mr. & Mrs. Charles Brandenburg; w/o Charles
Zittergruen, Charles J. 03/09/1855 02/23/1940 "Father"; h/o Caroline Brandenburg
Zittergruen, Charles Richard 09/29/1888 05/27/1960 s/o Charles J. & Caroline (Brandenberg) Zittergruen; ssa Herman T.
Zittergruen, Edward E. 'Little Ed' 1962 1979 s/o Elmer A. & Marion L.
Zittergruen, Elmer Albert 05/01/1909 03/01/1997 ssa Marion L.
Zittergruen, Evelyn Mary nee O'Connor 06/25/1903 09/12/1989 w/o William H.
Zittergruen, Herman Theodore 11/13/1885 03/10/1940 s/o Charles J. & Caroline (Brandenberg) Zittergruen; ssa Charles R.
Zittergruen, James F. 1948 1966 s/o Elmer A. & Marion L.
Zittergruen, Maloy William 09/02/1918 10/02/2001 ssa Selma A.
Zittergruen, Marion Louise nee Knoke 04/15/1928 05/22/2006 w/o Elmer A.
Zittergruen, Richard W. 10/18/1929 06/10/1987 h/o Jean Peck
Zittergruen, Selma A. nee Moser 09/19/1916 01/20/2009 w/o Maloy W.
Zittergruen, William Henry Frederick 12/26/1899 03/19/1988 h/o Evelyn M.

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