Ringgold County Courthouse built in 1884
Ringgold County Courthouse built in 1884
Ringgold County Courthouse built in 1884
Ringgold County Courthouse built in 1884
Ringgold County Courthouse built in 1884
 

 What's New

Coordinator Contact

About Us

Return to the Home Page
Contact the Ringgold Cemeteries
Census the Ringgold Counties
 Ringgold County Churches
family pages links to family
Ringgold County IAGenWeb Copyright Statement
History Ringgold County
Ringgold County IAGenWeb History-Biography Project
Ringgold County IAGenWeb Lookups
Ringgold County IAGenWeb Mailing Lists
Ringgold County Maps IAGenWeb Project
Ringgold County IAGenWeb Messageboards
Ringgold County IAGenWeb Military
Ringgold County IAGenWeb News Clippings
Ringgold County IAGenWeb Obituaries
Ringgold County IAGenWeb Penny Post Cards
Ringgold County IAGenWeb Photographs
Ringgold County IAGenWeb Queries
Ringgold County IAGenWeb Resources
Ringgold County IAGenWeb Resources
Ringgold County IAGenWeb Site Map
Ringgold County IAGenWeb Surnames
Ringgold County IAGenWeb Front Porch


This site is supported by
Friends of IAGenWeb
Welcome to Ringgold County IAGenWeb Project
Welcome to Ringgold County IAGenWeb Project
Welcome to Ringgold County IAGenWeb Project

Visit the IAGenWeb Project Website

Visit the USGenWeb Project Website

 

   

powered by FreeFind
 
     

PLEASANT RIDGE CEMETERY
a.k.a. BEVER CEMETERY

Jefferson Township, Ringgold County, Iowa

Photograph contributed by Tony Mercer

Pleasant Ridge United Bretheran Cemetery, a.k.a. Bever Cemetery, was established in 1857 at the site of the first Church building in Ringgold County. It was used until 1874. The cemetery is located 1/4 mile west off 220th Avenue on 115th Street, Jefferson Township, Ringgold County, Iowa.

The cemetery has also been referred to at the Grimes Cemetery. It was called the Stephenson Cemetery on the 1930's WPA survery.

These interments were recorded for the Ringgold County Historical Society by Don and Esther Butt and Betty and Doug Ruby, all of Diagonal, Iowa.

 Feature Name:Cemetery
bevermap.jpg
Feature Type: cemetery
State: Iowa
County: Ringgold
USGS 7.5' x 7.5' Map: Diagonal
Latitude: 405236N
Longitude: 0941449W
Map by google maps

 

 

Photograph contributed by Tony Mercer

INTERMENTS:
    B    C     D    G     J    S

 

 

designates a Veteran
GRID NAME BORN DIED COMMENTS
 B        
21 BEVER, Julia A. 14 Sep1844 10 Oct 1864
Aged 20y 26d
"Dau. of M. & A. BEVER"
20 BEVER, Wade 17 Jan 1868 06 Jan 1869
"Son of
E.E. & Marie BEVER"
 C        
 4 CAIN, Benjamin F. 20 Jun 1861 23 Sep 1862 "Son of
J.J. & S.P. CAIN"
 3 CAMP, child circa Dec 1864 27 Aug 1865
Aged 9m
 D        
 9 DUNLAP, Alfred E. circa Nov 1862 25 Dec 1868
Aged 6y, 1m, 4d
"Son of L.W. & R. DUNLAP"
 7 DUNLAP, Caroline F. circa 1850 04 Aug 1860
Aged 9y, 7m, 5d
"Dau. of W.P. & B.J. DUNLAP"
8.5 DUNLAP, Mary F. circa 1864 15 Dec 1868
Aged 4y, 1m, 28d
"Dau. of L.W. & R. DUNLAP"
 5 DUNLAP, Rebekah 07 Aug 1819 08 Aug 1900
"Wife of
W.P. DUNLAP
 8 DUNLAP, R. D.
believed to be
Rebecca DUNLAP
01 Mar 1831 22 Jan 1864
aged 32y 8m
wife of
L.W. DUNLAP
PHOTOGRAPHER'S NOTE:
No other markings than "R.D." This is a secondary marker. Primary stone is missing. Stone is in the Dunlap family line of stones.
 6 DUNLAP, W.P. 29 Mar 1819 02 Feb 1886
Aged 66y 10m 4d
spouse of Rebekah DUNLAP
 G        
15 GRIMES, Eleanor (HAM) 01 Mar 1831
Indiana
22 Jan 1864
aged 32y 8m
"Wife of
P. J. GRIMES"
14 GRIMES, George M. 1871 23 Oct 1873
aged 2y 8m 4d
"Son of
P.J. & E. GRIMES"
12 GRIMES, James William 1856 12 Oct 1860
aged 4y 3m
"Son of
P.J. & E. GRIMES"
12 GRIMES,
Pleasant Jacob
07 Oct 1827
Putnam Co. IN
27 May 1877
aged 48y
BIOGRAPHY
OBITUARY
Civil War Veteran
Co. C Southern Iowa Border Brigade, Union
married 1st 04 Jul 1850
Fountain Co. IN
Eleanor HAM
married 2nd 06 Aug 1865
Mary M. TALBOT
16 GRIMES, Sarah E. 10 Jun 1851 06 Dec 1867
aged 16y 5m 9d
"Dau. of
P.J. & E. GRIMES"
13 GRIMES, William M. 1859 05 Nov 1860
aged 2y 1m 13d
"Son of
P.J. & E. GRIMES"
 J        
22 JONES, Florence E. 11 Jan 1860 11 Mar 1861
aged 1y 2m
"Dau. of
A. & Frances JONES"
22 JONES, Frances 21 Jan 1869 22 Jan 1869
aged 1d
"Dau. of
A. & Frances JONES"
22 JONES, James F.   22 Feb 1868
aged 2m
"Son of
A. & Frances JONES"
22 JONES, Sarah J.   17 Mar 1864
aged 2y 5m
"Dau. of
A. & Frances JONES"
19 JONES, Willie N.   10 Jan 1870
aged 7m 14d
"Son of
G.L. & M.E. JONES"
 S        
 2 SHAFER, Mary E. circa 1847 10 Jan 1866
Aged 19y, 7m, 12d
 1 SHIELDS, Unknown      
11 SHOCKEY, John M. 28 Oct 1822
Fleming KY
20 Feb 1868
aged 45y 3m 23d
married 25 May 1845
Fountain Co. IN
Julianna Jeanette BLACK
b. Jun 1829 IN
parents of
9 children
10 SHOCKEY, Mary Ellen circa 1853 25 Jan 1861
Aged 8y
10 SHOCKEY, Sarah Janet   21 Jan 1861  
18 SMITH, Christean   30 Feb 1865*
aged 1m 14d

*Stone is engraved February 30th even though February doesn't have 30 days.

"Son of A.D. & _. SMITH"

 

Transcription updated by Sharon R. Becker, June of 2012

Pleasant Ridge (a.k.a. Bever) Cemetery
at IAGenWeb's Gravestone Photograph Project site
Early Cemetery interments may be found on WPA’s searchable database for Ringgold County located at:
iowawpagraves.org/cemetery_list.php?CID=80
Photograph contributed by Tony Mercer

 

 

IaGenWeb Gravestone Photograph Project

To submit your photographs to the Iowa GenWeb Gravestone Photo Project, click on link directly
above, or go to IAGenWeb Gravestone Photo Project’s submission page



 Thank You for stopping by!


© Copyright 1996-
Ringgold Co. IAGenWeb Project
All rights Reserved.