IAGenWeb Project - Clayton co.
updated 09/09/2017


Sacred Heart
Catholic Cemetery - Littleport

Section 36, Cox Creek twp.


Sacred Heart Catholic cemetery - Littleport ~photographed by S. Ferrall


Birds-eye view courtesy of Bing Maps
Birds-eye view courtesy of
Bing Maps

The cemetery is located at the intersection of Littleport Rd. (X-21) and Fox Ave., south of Littleport. It is just north of, and across Littleport Road from Union cemetery

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There are 3 Sacred Heart cemeteries in Clayton county. Please check all 3 of these cemeteries & confirm burials with additional sources.

*Sources used for this burial list:
WPA cemetery records, transcribed by Phyllis Montour
Gravestone inscriptions
Obituaries
Newspaper articles
Census

*Many gravestone photos have been contributed for this cemetery
View gravestone photos for Sacred Heart Catholic cemetery - Littleport

*Obituaries have been submitted for some people buried in this cemetery: Clayton co. Obituary Index (opens new window)


Name Birth Death Comments
unknown, James F.     gravestone is all but illegible, the date 1861 and 21 days, and the first name & initial is all that can be read
Beatty, Anna 03/20/1879 11/10/1902 w/o Charles
Becker, George 09/26/1906 10/28/1906 s/o Henry & Rosa Becker
Becker, Rosa M. 11/30/1881 11/15/1909 w/o Henry F.
Brady, Anna M. 1882 1969 w/o Thomas H.
Brady, Thomas H. 1881 1957 h/o Anna M.
Brich, Joseph J. 1857 1922 "Father"
Brich, Minnie H. 1862 1933 "Mother"
Brich, William J. 1884 1938 "Husband"
Buechel, Anton 08/24/1840 06/04/1917 same stone as Regina
Buechel, Mary 02/05/1876 02/12/1893 d/o A & R. Buechel
Buechel, Regina 02/13/1848 02/29/1932 same stone as Anton
Byrnes, James 1824 07/20/1898  
Byrnes, John 1857 01/13/1895  
Byrnes, Owen 1792 04/18/1887  
Byrnes, Sarah Jane 1859 1921  
Conerty, Bernard 1821 1878  
Conerty, John 1861 11/03/1893  
Conway, Daniel 1851 1927 same stone as Maurice
Conway, Maurice 1855 1926 same stone as Daniel
Conway, Patrick 1805 1897  
Culligan, Thomas 1867 09/14/1885  
Curtis, James   08/24/1885 aged 63 yrs.
Devick, Johanna 1830 04/15/1882  
Donahue, Bridget   03/05/1887 aged 56 years, w/o J. Donahue
Donahue, Bridgeta 1858 07/27/1879 d/o John & Bridget
Donahue, John   10/01/1886 aged 53 years, a native of Co Cork Ire.
Emerling, Katerina 1828 1902  
Farrell, Bridget 08/15/1824    
Farrell, John 1812 03/12/1899  
Farrell, Joseph 1889 1926  
Farrell, Peter 1859 1891  
Finley, Mathew S. 1900 1928  
Gibbons, Dennis F. 03/15/1863 09/15/1891  
Glennon, Anna 1829 03/05/1895  
Glennon, John 1862 1933  
Glennon, Mary 1854 1934  
Glennon, P. H. 1851 1934  
Glennon, Peter B. 1869 1936  
Glennon, Timothy 1818 10/16/1900  
Gonerton, Catherine nee Carney 05/19/1809 02/22/1884 w/o Patrick, born in the parish of Kill in the loursland of Ballindery near Moat Co West Mead Ireland
Gutman, Mary 1836 1919  
Harris, Margaret 08/13/1859 05/16/1900 w/o Geo. Harris, [not sure of dates]
Hayes, John D. 1855 01/12/1882 aged 26y 4m 27d, s/o Dennis & Briset
Hennesey, Hennorah 05/30/1801 03/04/1891 w/o M. Hennesey
Hennesey, Mary 1848 1897  
Hennesey, Michael March 1800 04/06/1885 h/o Hennorah
Henry, Nancy   03/20/1920 age 81
Holtz, Infant daughter 1929 1929  
Howard, Margaret 1817 1890  
Kafer, Anton 'Tony' Sr. 01/24/1860 12/13/1929 h/o Catherine; s/o Mathias & Dorathea (Hartche); DOB on gravestone 1861, in obit 1860
Kafer, Anton 'Tony' Jr. 10/28/1885 03/24/1919 1st h/o Elizabeth 'Lizzy' Baars; s/o Anton SR & Catherine
Kafer, Catherine nee Pfrommer / Frommer 07/14/1859 03/29/1930 w/o Anton; d/o Frederick & Regina (Miller)
Kafer, Joseph 1893 1945 h/o Louise C.
Kafer, Louise C. 1896 1930 w/o Joseph
Larkin, Michael   01/16/1885/86 aged 74 yr
Larkin, Ellen   10/11/1887 aged 62 yr
Lawlor, Margaret 1821 1878  
Lecour, Joseph 1821 1913  
Lecour, Lucy 1827 1897  
Liddy, Annie 06/12/1861 04/06/1894 w/o M.H.
Liddy, Dennis 06/12/1821 10/15/1904 "Father", h/o Margaret
Liddy, Hannah 1869 1923 same stone as T. Frank
Liddy, J. J. 1851 08/25/1902 "Father"
Liddy, Joseph R.      
Liddy, M.H. 08/08/1856 11/28/19?8 same stone as Nelle D.; s/o Dennis & Margaret
Liddy, Margaret nee Hayes 06/28/1816 06/04/1910 "Mother", w/o Dennis
Liddy, Margaret Harris 1859 05/16/1900  
Liddy, Mary 1851 1921  
Liddy, Mildred 1886 1977  
Liddy, Nelle D. 09/?/18?2 08/27/19?3 same stone as M.H.
Liddy, Robert Emmett 09/04/1888 12/29/1966 Iowa PVT Co G 111th Infantry World War I
Liddy, Susan   11/17/1867 d/o D & M Liddy
Liddy, T. Frank (Dr.) 1862 1934 same stone as Hannah; s/o Dennis & Margaret
Lucey, Bridget 1827 06/01/1902  
Lucey, Cornelius 1822 02/20/1903  
Lucey, Daniel L. 02/18/1872 06/18/1928  
Lucey, Ella 04/10/1898 04/20/1898 d/o M.F. & J. Lucey
Lucey, Joanna     same stone as Michael F.
Lucey, John J. 1868 01/01/1912  
Lucey, Michael E. 03/15/1908 12/14/1938  
Lucey, Michael F.     same stone as Joanna
Madden, Ellen 1845 03/23/1877 nee Hennesey, w/o J. Madden
Madden, Theresa 1883 1959 "Mother", w/o Thomas
Madden, Thomas 1864 1946 "Father", h/o Theresa
McDonough, Michael 1847 11/22/1917  
McGreal, Shannon Kathleen 03/12/2001 04/07/2001 "Beloved Daughter"
Meyer, George 09/05/1845 09/12/1932  
Meyer, Joseph 10/15/1880 01/13/1970  
Meyer, Minnie 03/26/1894 07/30/1907  
Meyer, Regina 01/30/1860 09/18/1912  
Meyer, Rudolph 10/07/1884 05/22/1915  
Meyer, unknown 01/24/1901 01/29/1921 gravestone is located within a few feet of Rudolph & Joseph Meyer's stones, and is within the parimeters of the Meyer family plot
Murphy, Julia 11/30/1825 02/04/1897 w/o Timothy Murphy, born at New Market Co Cork, Ireland; died at Littleport, Iowa
O'Connor, Edward 04/15/1871 01/??/1951  
O'Connor, John 1836 1900 h/o Margaret; Note: WPA records show that he is buried in the Cox Creek Sacred Heart, but he is more likely buried in the Littleport Sacred Heart where his wife is buried.
O'Connor, Margaret nee Murphy 1842 08/02/1918 w/o John; Note: WPA records show her buried in the Cox Creek Sacred Heart, but her obit states she is buried in the Littleport Sacred Heart cem.
O'Day, Jane A. 05/18/1879 05/07/1897 same stone as Michael & Margaret
O'Day, Margaret 1856 02/24/1891 w/o Michael
O'Day, Michael 1840 02/13/1919 h/o Margaret; s/o Micheal & Catherine (Cain); CW veteran; Note: gravestone has DOB 1940 & obit gives DOB 1/6/1835
O'Daily, Michael D. 10/29/1888 04/15/1924  
O'Daily, Patrick Henry 05/14/1882 09/06/1899 same stone as Michael & Margaret
O'Loughlin, Patrick O. 1841 1914 Born in Co Clare Ireland, Died in Littleport, Clayton Co. IA
Pauli, Anna 1811 06/25/1886  
Pauli, Anton K. 05/24/1886 06/12/1894  
Pauli, John 1853 1885  
Pauli, Joseph 04/01/1884 06/12/1884  
Petras, Marta 03/?/1883 07/?/1968  
Quinlin, Martin 1838 1901  
Richardson, Alfred V. 1894 1960  
Richardson, Mary C. 1899 1957  
Sadler, Catherine Larkin 1815 1877  
Schaffer, Aiden Christopher 04/10/2012 01/27/2013 s/o Glenn & April (Riniker)
Schwartz, Joseph 1828 1917  
Schwartz, Wallurga 1828   (no death date on stone)
Shine, Daniel 1876 05/05/1936  
Shine, Daniel 1819 1912 h/o Mary
Shine, Margaret 1876 1924  
Shine, Mary 1834 1911 w/o Daniel
Shine, Mary 1874 1924  
Shine, Timothy 1860 1939  
Smith, John 1815 1876  
Sullivan, John 1857 05/29/1896  
Sullivan, Mary 1865 05/11/1891  
Thurn, Albert 1894 1905  
Thurn, Anton 1868 01/16/1892  
Thurn, Charles 09/17/1888 07/08/1907 s/o Franz & Elisabeth Thurn
Thurn, Elizabeth 1848 1932  
Thurn, Franz J. 1838 1927  
Thurn, Michael D. 1888 1934  
Wach, Albert A. 04/01/1906 12/04/1959 Iowa PVT 1908 SVC Comd Unit World War II
Wach, Anton 1873 1959 h/o Elizabeth
Wach, Elizabeth 1877 1964 w/o Anton
Wach, Ludwig J. 06/23/1908 11/01/1943 Iowa COX USNR World War II
White, Mary   11/24/1900 w/o Lewin White, aged 67 yrs
White, Thomas 1862 1913  
Wiley, Ann nee Cooley 06/03/1820 11/19/1897 a native of Co Clare Ire
Wiley, Doris M. 09/03/1910 03/13/1997 w/o John M., married Oct 27, 1941
Wiley, John M. 01/09/1914 07/17/1990 h/o Doris M.
Wiley, Leona R. nee Kafer 1898 1982 w/o Martin
Wiley, Martin Brian 1896 01/03/1960 h/o Leona; s/o Thomas & Mary E. (McManus)
Wiley, Mary A. 1851 1921 same stone as Michael
Wiley, Mary J. 1839 1878  
Wiley, Michael 1851 1921 same stone as Mary A.
Wiley, Patrick 03/15/1811 08/01/1891 A Native of Co Clare Ire
Winch, Louis 1878 1962 h/o Wilhelmina
Winch, Wilhelmina 1883 1947 w/o Louis
Zapf, Clarence   09/23/1910 aged ? yrs 2 mos
Zapf, Darlene 06/27/1922 06/27/1987 w/o Romanus
Zapf, Estella I.     w/o John C.
Zapf, Januarius 1912 1960 same stone as Una
Zapf, Joel 07/29/1949 02/12/2001 s/o Romanus & Darlene
Zapf, John C.     h/o Estella I.
Zapf, John Daniel   1922 s/o J.P. & Hazel
Zapf, Romanus T. 08/?/1914 03/15/1968 h/o Darlene J., Iowa WT 3 USNR World War II
Zapf, Una 1916 1992 same stone as Januarius

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