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Alexander Cemetery
Scott township, Franklin co. IA

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  • The Alexander cemetery was established on June 7, 1894. The first person buried in the cemetery was Mrs. Reynolds.
  • This burial list & information was compiled by Sharyl Ferrall from obituaries, gravestone photos, WPA graves registration, SSDI records, census records, veteran burial records & newspaper articles. It is not yet a complete listing & will be updated as additional burials are found. You can help - do you know of a burial in Alexander cemetery that isn't listed? Dates? Corrections? Email the Franklin co. Coordinator with your information.

Surnames A-H

Name Birth Death Notes
Allison, A.J. 1916 1945  
Ammerman David Leon   09/27/1958  
Ammerman, Albert J. 10/31/1914 03/19/1968 s/o George & Anna; h/o 1st Janet Daniels, h/o 2nd Jeanette Weedman; PFC, Iowa, Co M. 263rd Inf 66 Div., World War II
Ammerman, Anna nee Thompson 11/08/1878 08/11/1953 w/o George
Ammerman, Brendina 1905 1981 w/o Jerry L.
Ammerman, Carolina 1851 1921  
Ammerman, Caroline 1913 1913  
Ammerman, Carrie H. nee Symens 08/29/1881 03/18/1961 w/o William P.
Ammerman, George C.   05/16/1958 age 83y
Ammerman, Jacob 'Jack' 1882 1935 "Father"
Ammerman, Jake 10/28/1914 11/28/1988 h/o Ruth
Ammerman, Jerry L. 1907 1983 ssa Brendina
Ammerman, John L.   09/18/1963 age 70y
Ammerman, Lena 1906 1998  
Ammerman, Leo 1904 1971  
Ammerman, LeRoy M. 1956 1956 s/o Jake & Ruth
Ammerman, Lupke 11/21/1847 01/25/1901  
Ammerman, Lyle 1847 1901  
Ammerman, Melvin R.   02/16/2001 age 70y
Ammerman, Melvina 1930 1996  
Ammerman, Minnie Dora 04/04/1901 07/04/1901  
Ammerman, Mrs. 1851 1921 w/o Jacob
Ammerman, Mrs. 02/08/1885 01/??/1944 w/o Jacob
Ammerman, Ruth 01/12/1929 2007 w/o Jake
Ammerman, Tena 1885 1944  
Ammerman, William Phillip 01/08/1877 08/29/1952 s/o Caroline & Lupke; h/o Carrie H. Symens
Anderson, Jacqueline J. nee Draper   03/04/2012 age 49y; d/o Gene & Judy (Boelman) Draper; w/o 1st Drew Kragel (divorced), w/o 2nd Alan Anderson
Andrews, Benjamin F. 1843 1916 WPA
Andrews, Catherine C. 1850 1913 WPA
Arends, Aite B. 10/07/1848 03/30/1935 "Father"; h/o Caroline Latch
Arends, Alvena 1883 1976 w/o Berend
Arends, Anna C. 06/26/1884 12/24/1961 "Mother"; w/o John C.
Arends, Audrey L. 1912 2007 w/o Bennie L.
Arends, Bennie L. 1905 1988 h/o Audrey L.
Arends, Berend 'Ben' 10/01/1875 10/22/1954 age 79y; h/o Alvena
Arends, Caroline nee Latch 12/19/1853 12/30/1944 "Mother"; w/o Aite
Arends, Edwin A. REV 06/09/1885 02/16/1974 age 88y; s/o Aite & Caroline; h/o 1st Ella M.L., h/o 2nd Margaret L.
Arends, Ella M.L. nee Rudloff 12/17/1897 10/12/1956 d/o Mr. & Mrs. Ferdinand Rudloff; 1st w/o Rev Edwin Arends
Arends, Hattie Reeka nee Bell 05/13/1881 03/17/1957 age 75y; w/o John G.
Arends, Hiske 1812 1901 WPA
Arends, Itena H. nee Peters 1836 09/28/1909 WPA
Arends, John C. 11/21/1878 11/13/1950 "Father"; h/o Anna C.
Arends, John Gottlieb   01/08/1944 age 67y; h/o Hattie Bell
Arends, Margaret L. 05/02/1900 06/17/1988 2nd w/o Rev Edwin Arends
Arends, Orville William 07/09/1915 04/09/1997 h/o Pauline G. Meinders; US Army, World War II veteran
Arends, Pauline G. nee Meinders 1917   w/o Orville W.
Barkema, Carl W. 1908 2008 h/o Verla M.
Barkema, Evelyn J. nee Schulte 1919   w/o Foster D.
Barkema, Flora nee Eden 02/02/1879 01/06/1958 b. Bunderhamrich, Germany; d/o Else & Dena Eden; w/o Hans
Barkema, Foster D. 1918   s/o Mr. & Mrs. Hans Barkema; h/o Evelyn J.
Barkema, George 1906 1955 h/o Marie D.
Barkema, Hans 06/04/1877 05/31/1954 h/o Flora Eden
Barkema, James L. 1940 1987 s/o George & Marie
Barkema, Janelle Kay 1949 1995 d/o Foster & Evelyn
Barkema, Marie D. 1904 1999 w/o George
Barkema, Verla M. 1908 1978 w/o Carl W.
Beemer, Klaas W. 1879 11/22/1918 WPA
Beemer, Theo W. 1840 03/05/1914 WPA
Beene, Dina     WPA
Beenen, Aldrich 1888 1967 s/o Theodore & Grietje; h/o Luella
Beenen, Anna 10/11/1884 09/30/1970  
Beenen, Clara nee Hansen 1877 11/28/1917 1st w/o Rudolph Beenen
Beenen, Gertrude R. 1900 1969 w/o Theodore W. 'Ted'
Beenen, Grace E. 1917 1918  
Beenen, Greitje nee Wildeboer 02/19/1848 11/09/1921  
Beenen, Jerry 1899 1990  
Beenen, Klaas Walter 09/11/1879 11/22/1978 s/o Theodore & Grietje
Beenen, Luella 1898 1994 w/o Aldrich
Beenen, Mattie nee Modderman 12/01/1892 11/21/1978  
Beenen, Rudolph 02/23/1870 10/14/1962 h/o 1st Clara Hansen, 2nd Anna L. Fowler (d. 1946); at the time of his death he was Alexander's oldest citizen
Beenen, Theodore W. 'Ted' 1894 1980 h/o Gertrude R.; US veteran
Beenen, Theodore Wilhelmus 02/23/1840 03/15/1914 h/o Grietje
Bell, Anna 1867 08/24/1892 WPA
Bell, Dora B. 1887 1988  
Bell, Emma E. 1867 04/04/1904 WPA
Bell, Jessie C. 1879 1939  
Bell, John F. 1851 11/25/1933 WPA
Bell, Lewis B. 1887 1983  
Bell, Mary Ellen 1852 04/23/1926 WPA
Bell, Susie 07/29/1889 08/28/1908 WPA
Bell, William 1858 12/06/1921 WPA
Bier, Arlene R. 02/16/1923 12/20/2007  
Bier, Merlin Lloyd 04/25/1923 07/08/2003 age 80y; s/o Arthur & Ruth
Blair, Kasina nee Blankman 04/06/1865 01/14/1933 w/o John
Blau, Clara 1865 1933 WPA; Note: may be same person as Kasina Blair
Blau, Clarence 07/12/1919 07/24/1991 s/o Mr. & Mrs. Clyde Blau; h/o Delores Dorenkamp; US Army, Tec-4, World War II veteran
Blau, Clyde   06/06/1960 age 65y; h/o Martha
Blau, Dick 1907 1989 h/o Leona
Blau, Dick B. 03/30/1909 01/23/1932 WPA
Blau, Gary L. 1948 2007  
Blau, George 08/08/1892 12/25/1931 s/o John & Clara; h/o Reka
Blau, Grace 1874 1942  
Blau, Infant son 1952 1952  
Blau, Jerry 1864 1947  
Blau, Jerry 1900 1927  
Blau, John 1861 1937 h/o Clara
Blau, John J. 1896 1974  
Blau, Leona 1910 2000 w/o Dick
Blau, Margaret nee Gerdes 1890 1923  
Blau, Martha 1896 1975 w/o Clyde
Blau, Marvin G. 12/11/1925 02/09/2011 s/o George & Reka
Blau, Mrs.   1942 age 68; w/o Jerry
Blau, Reka 02/26/1886 05/03/1969 w/o George
Blau, Rosie 1911 1914  
Blau, Walter J. 09/02/1924 03/09/1997 PFC, US Army, World War II veteran
Blau, William 1910 1992  
Bobst, Charles D. 'Charlie' 10/24/1899 10/24/1957 age 58; died in a hunting accident in Michigan; Veteran
Bobst, Dora 1870 03/15/1898 WPA
Bobst, Floyd 1907 1937  
Bobst, Paul   09/17/1947 age 81y; died when struck by a car on Hwy 3
Bobst, Rosetta J. 07/11/1909 03/13/1988  
Boheman, Gebke 1857 01/04/1937 WPA
Bohlen, Clarence C. 1895 1971 ssa Sylvia; Veteran
Bohlen, Ella nee Bunen 1901 1995 d/o Rudolph & Clara (Hansen) Bunen; w/o Frank E.
Bohlen, Frank Edward 10/28/1897 1988 s/o Heit J. & Mary (Borchers) Bohlen; h/o Ella; Pvt US Army, World War I
Bohlen, Heit J. 1865 09/20/1942 h/o Meidina B.
Bohlen, Herbert J. 1906 1954  
Bohlen, Karl Peter 08/05/1890 02/15/1946 "Father"; s/o Peter C. & Mathilda; 1st h/o Harriet 'Hattie' Arends (see Michaels)
Bohlen, Mathilda nee Bell   04/11/1941 w/o Peter
Bohlen, Mildrene 'Meidina' 'Mary' nee Borchers 08/23/1867 12/24/1940 b. in Drewer Germany; w/o Heit J.; note: gravestone has Meidina inscribed & obit has her given name as Mildrene; 1925 Iowa State census has Mary
Bohlen, Peter 03/08/1863 06/??/1942 h/o Mathilda
Bohlen, Priscilla 01/30/1921 01/04/1956  
Bohlen, Roland F. 11/18/1929 05/04/2006 h/o Judith A.
Bohlen, Sylvia O. nee Kinseth 1901 1989 ssa Clarence C.
Bohlen, Theodore R. 1904 1986  
Bohman, Bernard George 05/21/1927 12/05/1999 SGT, US Army, Korea veteran
Bohman, Gebke 'Effie' nee Brunken 1857   d/o Bronk & Gussie (Veyman) Brunken; w/o Henry SR
Bohman, Gertie nee Modderman 03/14/1891 12/02/1966 w/o Henry B.
Bohman, Henry B. 09/01/1886 01/08/1950 s/o Henry SR & Gebke; h/o Gertie Modderman
Bohman, Henry SR 1850 04/27/1933 s/o Dick & Effie (Gerken) Bohman; h/o Gebke
Bohman, John D. 09/29/1882 05/03/1949 s/o Henry SR & Gebke
Bohman, John Henry 10/12/1923 12/19/1996 PFC, US Army, World War II veteran
Bohman, Kristen 1954 1954  
Bohman, Norma Marie nee Stearns 11/16/1933 03/24/2005  
Bonjour, Grace 09/15/1879 11/20/1918 "Mother"; w/o H.W. Bonjour
Bonjour, Ruth 02/20/1905 06/11/1908 d/o H.W. & G. Bonjour
Bonte, Anna M. nee Ostendorf   07/16/1942 age 54y; d/o Mr. & Mrs. Frank Ostendorf; w/o Frank Bonte
Bonte, Engel   10/05/1940 age 85y; w/o John
Bonte, Frank 1885 1920 WPA
Bonte, John 1859 1918  
Bradley, Henretta      
Bradley, Lloyd R. 07/29/1919 09/19/1991 h/o Henrietta D.; US Army veteran
Braum, Otto H. 1864 1912 WPA
Brophy, Anna 1888 1919 w/o Jos.
Brown, Frances 'Fanny' 1891 12/??/1965 age 70y; w/o Harry; died in Des Moines
Brown, Harry 1891 1957 h/o Fanny
Burger, Ina M.   11/25/2000 age 84y
Burger, Laurell   1961  
Buterbaugh, Lois V. 02/16/1914 02/05/1930 WPA
Buterbaugh, Roman E. 10/30/1889 06/12/1959 h/o Virgie Brewbaker
Buterbaugh, Virgie V. nee Brewbaker 12/26/1889 05/14/1954 w/o Roman
Campbell, Charles Thomas 08/09/1925 11/08/2002 h/o Helen Perkins
Campbell, Helen Mae nee Perkins 05/03/1925 07/19/1995 d/o Robert Ellsworth & Gertrude (Yule) Perkins; w/o Charles
Card, Duane L. 10/14/1951 07/21/1998 h/o Janice K.
Carr, Franklin Elliot 'Frank' 05/17/1882 09/07/1951 s/o George & Etta Carr
Carr, George A. 1857 02/04/1912 WPA
Carr, Jehiel Spencer 1861 1920 s/o Darius & Elvira (Spencer) Carr
Carr, Sarah   1942 w/o Jehiel
Carr, Sarah Etta 1863 1954 w/o George A.
Chandler, Bernadine   2009  
Chandler, John K.   1972  
Christensen, Myrtle M. 1876 1918 WPA
Christensen, Ardath M.   2002  
Christensen, John   1942  
Christensen, Lloyd   1993  
Clement, Clark R.     Veteran
Clement, Lelah      
DeBour, Klaus   10/28/1915 WPA
DeMaris, Gladys M. 01/11/1898 03/16/1917 WPA; d/o J.F. & Kate DeMaris
DeMaris, Hazel A. 06/27/1889 02/08/1912 WPA
DeMaris, J. D. 05/16/1828 10/20/1905 h/o Nancy
DeMaris, John F. 04/20/1862 04/06/1919 "Father"
DeMaris, Kate nee Leckey 01/22/1872 12/01/1940 "Mother"
DeMaris, Nancy E. nee Treese 08/02/1831 03/09/1903 w/o J.D.
Depping, Henry 10/14/1914 07/01/1999 h/o Leone V.
Depping, Leone V. nee Finkle     ssa Henry
Dirksen, Dirk R. 1878 1959 "Father"; h/o Jettie
Dirksen, Jettie 1885 07/21/1977 "Mother"; w/o Dirk R.
Dirksen, Klaus D. 03/18/1845 08/27/1913 WPA
Dirksen, Louis 1911 2006 h/o Marie
Dirksen, Marie 1914 1999 w/o Louis
Dirksen, Robert D. 1943 1987 h/o Marcia
Dorenkamp, Ben E. 1907 1980 h/o Doris E.
Dorenkamp, Doris E. 1909 1998 w/o Ben E.
Dorenkamp, Peter 1873 1938 h/o Rieka
Dorenkamp, Rieka 05/16/1883 05/16/1919 w/o P.; WPA
Douglas, Claire 1908 1913 s/o John & Carrie
Douglas, John   04/??/1932 h/o Carrie
Douglas, Lowell James 03/25/1919 07/22/1936 s/o John & Carrie
Douglas, Marion     s/o John & Carrie
Dreyer, Carl W. 04/15/1896 05/13/1916 WPA
Dunn, Elsie T. 11/21/1894 12/05/1892 ssa Walter F.
Dunn, Walter F. 12/11/1890 03/06 /1948 ssa Elsie T.
Eckhoff, Darrell Allen   08/08/1966 age 14y; s/o Mr. & Mrs. Harold Eckhoff
Eckhoff, Dorothy      
Eckhoff, George 02/02/1890 01/06/1971 "Father"; h/o Grace
Eckhoff, Grace 09/23/1897 07/28/1949 "Mother"; w/o George
Eckhoff, Harold A. 02/14/1921 01/24/2012 s/o George & Grace (Schmidt) Eckhoff
Eckhoff, Marsha E. 1957 1987 "Sister, Daughter"
Eckhoff, Raymond H. 03/23/1919 12/13/1964 s/o George K. & Grace; US Air Force veteran World War II
Edens, Adolph 02/29/1884 12/20/1922 WPA
Edens, Dena 1857 04/12/1918 WPA
Edens, Elsie 1854 03/16/1905 WPA
Egge, Hazel A. nee DeMaris 06/27/1889 02/08/1912 w/o E.N. Egge
Elder, Clarence M. 1887 1954 h/o Johanna Gerdes
Elder, Johanna nee Gerdes 10/06/1888 06/??/1933 w/o Clarence M. Elder
Ellefson, Anne S.   04/05/2002  
England Sarah E. nee Thompson 1877 1956  
England, E.J. 08/02/1862 04/14/1949 ssa Sarah J.
England, Sarah J. 09/01/1864 06/03/1903 w/o E.J.
Farrer Eileen nee Johnson   04/05/2001 age 70y
Farrer, Donald L.   06/19/2001 age 71y
Finkle, Mary E. nee Larsen 08/21/1885 11/30/1965 age 80y; w/o Vernon
Finkle, Vernon 10/09/1871 08/24/1958 s/o Gilbert & Nancy Finkle; h/o Mary Larsen; US Army & Coast Guard veteran
Foughty, Julia Maude 1878 1920 WPA; w/o W.F. Foughty
Frey, Bert 03/02/1911 02/10/1998 h/o Clara J.
Frey, Clara J. 08/15/1911 05/26/1996 w/o Bert
Frohling, Anna 1895 1976 w/o Hero
Frohling, Hero   10/19/1963 age 69y; h/o Anna
Garrison, William Jacob JR 07/01/1954 01/06/2007 US Navy veteran
Givens, Lucy nee Andrews 08/05/1886 09/01/1961 she was the 3rd child born in the newly established town of Latimer; d/o Mr. & Mrs. Benjamin Andrews/ w/o Robert M. (d. 1947)
Givens, Robert M. 1881 1947 h/o Lucy
Green Emmagene   02/27/1930 d/o Mr. & Mrs. Lloyd Green
Green, Annabel   12/21/1963 age 76y; w/o Lloyd
Green, Lloyd   10/26/1964 age 84y; h/o Annabell; died in Tucson, AZ
Greenfield, Fred L. 1881 1968 ssa Lula M.
Greenfield, Frederick William 09/04/1917 01/27/2012 s/o Fred L. & Lula; h/o Luella E.
Greenfield, Henry 1893 06/20/1971 s/o Mennon & Hellen (Schulte) Greenfield; h/o Lena Eden
Greenfield, Lena nee Eden 1896 1978 w/o Henry
Greenfield, Luella E. nee Schroeder 1921 07/08/2002 age 81y; w/o Frederick W.
Greenfield, Lula M. 1883 1974 w/o Fred L.
Groeneveld, Hilke 1865 07/03/1907 WPA
Groeneveld, Menno 05/04/1861 09/23/1945  
Hall, Earl H. 1881 06/06/1934  
Hall, George J. 1841 1915 WPA
Hall, Jewel nee Simpson 10/14/1887 12/07/1955 "Mother"; w/o Lyle E.
Hall, Lyle E. 02/04/1884 09/28/1954 b. Pukwana, SD & d. in Spencer, IN; h/o Jewell Simpson
Hall, Mary J. 1848 1926 WPA
Hansen, baby   01/03/1914  
Hansen, Carrie B. nee Yaw 10/23/1875 12/28/1947 w/o Charles
Hansen, Charles W. 11/03/1868 10/19/1925 h/o Carrie
Hansen, Dena nee Vierkant 1901 1969 w/o Merle L.
Hansen, Harry Clifford 10/05/1895 08/28/1957 s/o Charles & Carrie (Yaw) Hansen; h/o Margaret Hall; veteran WWI
Hansen, June R. 1916 2001 w/o Wilbert B.
Hansen, Margaret S. nee Hall 1915 1979 w/o Harry C.
Hansen, Merle L. 1898 1977 h/o Dena
Hansen, Wilbert B. 1911 1994 h/o June R.
Hanson, Caroline 1821 1914 WPA
Hanson, Richard O. 04/29/1910 07/10/1981  
Hanson, Swain 1823 1901 WPA
Harms, Arthur L. 'Art' 1925 2009 h/o Lila F. Wendt; U.S. Army, WWII
Harms, Harm   02/14/1954 age 63y
Harms, Jerry L. 1959 1999 s/o Art & Lila
Harms, Lila F. nee Wendt     w/o Arthur L.
Harms, Rose C. 1897 1989 w/o Will D.
Harms, Will D. 1897 1970 h/o Rose C.
Heiter, William 1899 1956  
Hensel, Carroll A. 03/26/1920 06/13/2004 US Army, World War II veteran
Hensel, Donald Paul 09/15/1921 06/05/2001 h/o Mabryn L.; S SGT, US Army, World War II veteran
Hensel, Dorothy J. 03/16/1918 10/26/1950 "Mother"; w/o Carroll
Hensel, Harold Edward 08/24/1924 02/11/1992 U.S. Army, World War II
Hensel, Mabryn L. 01/21/1920 03/16/1999 w/o Donald P.
Hensel, Marie nee Arends 1897 1994 w/o Oscar
Hensel, Oscar W.   09/23/1976 age 93y; h/o Marie
Hensel, P. Marguerite 1929   ? Living
Hildyard, Henrietta 08/22/1818 02/18/1908 w/o John T.
Hildyard, Thomas R. 02/12/1857 09/25/1936  
Hopkey, Clara 10/15/1915 09/14/1985 w/o Marvin C.
Hopkey, Marvin C. 10/27/1913 10/30/1993 ssa Clara

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