|Marshall County, Iowa|
This cemetery was formed long before Luray was a town in Timber Creek Township. It is located
on the Riley Magers Farm in Section 19 near the town of
LAST NAME FIRST NAME BIRTH DATE DEATH DATE NOTES
MAGERS Francis Milton 12 Aug 1856 08 Nov 1863 7y 3m ? d
Son of Riley Magers & Elizabeth “Eliza” Whiteside
Riley (Father) 25 Jan 1828 10 Mar 1878
Maybe others - no records as of this date.
Riley MAGERS, b. 25 Jan., 1828, TN, and d. 10 Mar., 1878, Marshall Co., IA. Riley was the son of William and Rachel (MCGEE/MCGHEE) MAJORS, of White co., IL. Riley married Elizabeth "Eliza" WHITESIDES, 02 Oct, 1845, Carmi, White Co., IL. Eliza was b. 8 May, 1827, White Co., IL, and d. 10 Nov., 1911, Jamestown, Cloud Co., KS. (Sometime around 1875, Riley and Eliza divorced. On a Marshall Co., IA, deed dated 21 Feb 1878, Riley's wife is listed as Susan Magers.
Riley Magers married Susan Wailes, 04 Jul 1877 in Appanoose County Iowa
#2 marriages for Riley Magers
Riley and Eliza had 7 sons: William, b. 5 Aug., 1847, IA, and d. bef. 1900. Marr. #1 - Helen M. LIBBY, 4 July, 1873, Marshall co., IA, and #2 - Alice? John Mitchell, b. 8 June, 1851, Marshall co., IA, and d. 30 Aug., 1889, Hebron, Thayer co., NE. Marr. Hester A. VAN WINKLE, 16 Dec., 1883, Saline co., NE; Isaac, b. 5 May, 1854, Marshall co., IA, and d. 31 Oct., 1944, Holton, Jackson co., KS. marr. #1 - Hattie A. STAFFORD, 6 Feb., 1878, Saline co., NE, and #2 - Lucina Amy DAUGHERTY, 12 Oct., 1893, Hebron, Thayer co., NE; Francis Marion, b. 12 Aug., 1856, Marshall co., IA, and d. 8 Nov., 1863, Marshall co., IA; Charles Henry, b. 19 Jan., 1859, Marshall co., IA, and d. 24 Sep., 1896, Jamestown, Cloud co., KS. Marr. Anna Belle SLONECHER; Albert Benjamin, b. 19 Jan., 1863, Marshall co., IA, and d. 27 June, 1905, Devizes, Norton co., KS. Marr. Addie May SYPHERS, 25 Feb., 1884, Lincoln co., NE; and Edmund/Edward "Eddie" MAGERS, b. 23 June, 1865, Marshall co., IA, and d. 19 Oct., 1885, Jamestown, Cloud county, Kansas.
Mrs. Harold Robertson writes that when they moved to Timber Creek TWS -NW ¼ of NW ¼ Sec 19 in 1948- 2 grave bases and one stone were piled by the fence. The marker read Magers Francis M. son of _______ and E. Magers - Nov 8, 1863 –age 7 years & ______ days
Data from Merrill Price’s Cemetery Books, 1871 Marshall County Plat Book (Timber Creek Township) 1860 Iowa Census & Roots Web Message Board
1 April 2010
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