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FORREST HOME CEMETERY

forest home

Photograph by Tony Mercer, December of 2015

 

forest home

Photograph by Tony Mercer, December of 2015

 

 

forest home

Photograph by Mike Avitt, 2009

 

Forrest Home Cemetery is located approximately 3 miles north of Redding, Iowa, on County Highway P27, Benton Township of Ringgold County, Iowa

Forest Home Cemetery was canvassed and photographed by Tony Mercer for IAGenWeb in January of 2015. Veteran information updated May of 2015 courtesy of Cathy Kilgore, Ringgold County Veteran Affairs; plot location from Raymond Banner's book, Cemetery Gravestone Recordings of Ringgold County.

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Interments at FOREST HOME CEMETERY

Surnames:

gold star designates a Veteran

A B C D E F G H
I J K L M N O P
Q R S T U V W X
        Y Z    

gold star Designated as a Veteran

NAME BORN DIED COMMENTS
A      
ATZ, Anna Maria 1828
Switzerland
12 Dec 1881
aged 53y
"Zum andenken Anna Maria
Frau von
Johannes ATZ
Den 12ten Decemb 1881
In iherer von 53 jahr"

Translation:
"To remember
Anna Maria
Wife of
Johannes ATZ
Died
The 12th of December 1881
In her 53rd year"
ATZ, Johannes Jakob   13 Dec 1881 "Zum andenken Johannes Jakob
Sohn des
Johannes ATZ
Goestoben
Den 13ten Decemb 1881
alter von 18 Jahr"

Translation:
"To remember
Johannes Jakob
Son of Johannes ATZ
Died the 13th of December 1881
At the age of 18"
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B      
BELLAMY, John E. 10 Aug 1823
19 Aug. in obit.
Bedford Co. VA
08 Jun 1915
aged 91y 9, 28d
Redding IA
son of
M/M Benjamin BELLAMY
married 05 May 1851
Martha Virginia BUTTON
BELLAMY, Martha Virginia (BUTTON) 09 Feb 1835
Barron Co. KY
[uncut]
25 Dec 1922 per obit
aged 87y 10m 16d
"His Wife"
J. E. BELLAMY
married 05 May 1851
BENNETT, Charity Louisa (MARSHALL) 24 Jan 1841
Warren Co. IN
22 Dec 1926
aged 85y 10m 18d
married 1870
Edwin BENNETT
BENNETT, Ebenezer B. 05 Dec 1809 18 Jul 1870
aged 69y 7m 13d
 
BENNETT, Edwin 30 May 1849
Michigan
06 Apr 1900
aged 55y 7m 28d
married 1870
Charity Louisa (MARSHALL)
BENNETT, Lutie H.   11 Apr 1881
aged 2y 8m 8d
"Son of
E. & C.L. BENNETT"
BENNETT, Sarah 26 Feb 1802 19 Jan 1896
aged 93y 10m 23d
 
BRYANS, Margaret (ARMSTRONG) 11 Jul 1811
Fermanaugh Co. Ireland
27 Jun 1892
aged 75y
married 1835 Ireland
John BRYANS
*BYERLY,
Arminda Genetta (OUDERKIRK)
27 Jan 1859
Knox Co, Illinois
11 Feb 1930
age 71y 14d
Redding
daughter of Bonde & Frances (THURMAN) OUDERKIRK
married 25 Mar 1880
Reuben Edward BYERLY

*Tentative location based on husband's burial. Two infant daughters buried in Forrest Home Cemetery
BYERLY, Ethel F. 30 Apr 1890 28 Oct 1895 daughter of Reuben Edward & Arminda Genetta (OUDERKIRK) BYERLY
BYERLY, Ettie M. 30 Apr 1881 17 Sep 1895 daughter of Reuben Edward & Arminda Genetta (OUDERKIRK) BYERLY
*BYERLY,
Hazel Armanda
24 Sep 1905
Redding
21 Dec 1925
Redding
daughter of Reuben Edward & Arminda Genetta (OUDERKIRK) BYERLY

*Tentative location based on parent's burial. Two infant sisters buried in Forrest Home Cemetery
*BYERLY, Reuben Edward 11 Apr 1859
Knowlton
26 Feb 1935
75y 10m 15d
Redding
son of Jacob & Armina BARNETT
BYERLY
married Arminda Genetta
OUDERKIRK
WPA Record, Row 9

*No stone found. Death certificate confirms burial here.
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C      
CROCKETT, Elvious Clifton 23 Jan 1903 26 Nov 1949 son of James Franklin & Margaret (MURPHEY) CROCKETT
spouse of Mildred CROCKETT
CROCKETT, Evertt Leon 19 Jul 1896 Jan 1970 son of James Franklin & Margaret (MURPHEY) CROCKETT
married circa 1915
Grace Marie BROWN
CROCKETT, James Franklin “Frank” 22 Oct 1865 21 Feb 1946 son of William Henry & Sarah Ann (PARSONS) CALLOWAY CROCKETT
married 12 Feb 1889
Margaret MURPHEY
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D      
DEIBERT, Christenia   12 Aug 1878
aged 63y 4m 23d
 
DEIBERT, Osker R.   19 Feb 1867
aged 10m 24d
"Son of
Wm. & C.A. DEIBERT"
DEIBERT, Twins   26 Oct 1872
aged 1 day
"Son of
Wm. & C.A. DEIBERT"
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J      
JOHNSON, Margaret (MURPHEY) CROCKETT 03 Mar 1869 14 Jan 1931
St. Joseph
daughter of Benjamin & Serena Ann (LIVENGOOD) MURPHEY
married 1st 12 Feb 1889
James Franklin CROCKETT
married 2nd
John P. JOHNSON
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L      
LEPLEY, Ida May (LOWDER) 02 Aug 1866
Albia IA
28 Feb 1922
aged 44y 6m 26d
"His Wife"
John J. LEPLEY
married 09 Jun 1887
LEPLEY, John   12 Oct 1894
aged 77y 1d
"Husband of Mary LEPLEY"
LEPLEY, John J. 11 Jul 1862
Burlington IA
27 May 1952
aged 89y
Idaho Falls ID
son of Mary Ann & John David LEPLEY
married 09 Jun 1887
Ida May LOWDER
LEPLEY, Mary   27 Mar 1882
aged 65y
"Wife of John LEPLEY"
LEWIS, Mary Lanna (DARROUGH) 07 Mar 1871
Iowa Co. WI
18 Feb 1894
aged 22y 11m 11d
"Wife of B.L. LEWIS"
married 10 Apr 1887
Colby KS
LOWDER, Abner L. 04 May 1884 17 Oct 1905
aged 71y
married 1859
Catherine BABB
LUNDERS, Amalia "Emma" (ATZ)
Amalia on gravestone
Emma in
06 Jul 1866
Switzerland
14 Aug 1890
"Wife of Chas. LUNDERS"
married 15 Dec 1882
LUNDERS, Nellie 12 Feb 1890 09 Aug 1890
aged 5m 27d
"Dau. of
C & A LUNDERS"
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M      
MALOY, Cynthia Alice (CRAIG)
Plot 10A
28 Dec 1870 06 May 1900 daughter of William George & Julia Ann (KELLY) CRAIG
married 03 Mar 1889
Perry Dixon MALOY
MALOY, David Hughes
Plot 10A
25 Mar 1819 08 Feb 1885 spouse of Elva J. MALOY
MALOY, Elva B.   11 Jan 1892
aged 4y 2m
"Dau. C.L. & E.A. MALOY"
MALOY, Elva Jane
Plot 10A
02 Aug 1837 28 Sep 1910 "Wife of David MALOY"
MALOY, Infant Son   07 Dec 1886
aged 2 wks.
"Infant son of
C.L. & C.H. MALOY"
MALOY, Perry Dixon
Plot 10A
01 Jun 1869 20 Apr 1914 son of David Hughes & Elva Jane (LITTLE) MALOY
married 1st 03 Mar 1889
Cynthia W. CRAIG
married 2nd 17 Mar 1903
Ada Jane (FULLHART) KING
McCLURG, Marion F.   01 Aug 1876
aged 1y
"Son of J.A. & S.A. McCLURG"
MULL, Marion F. 15 Jan 1874 25 Sep 1945  
MURPHEY, Benjamin 19 Oct 1822
Drake Co, Ohio
09 Mar 1896 married 08 Dec 1851
Serena LIVENGOOD
MURPHEY, Serena (LIVENGOOD) 1830 1913 "His Wife", Benjamin MURPHEY
"At Rest"
MURPHEY, B. Frank 1861 25 May 1946 spouse of Iva A. MUPRHY
MURPHEY, Iva Adell (DEIBERT) 11 Feb 1868 29 Aug 1958 daughter of William & Charlotte DIEBERT
married 18 Feb 1883
B. Frank MUPRHY
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O      
OSBORNE, Mary A.
(MATTHEWS)
11 Sep 1834 09 May 1919 married
03 Sep 1857
Taylor V. OSBORNE
inter. Forrest Home Cemetery
OSBORNE, Taylor V. 25 Nov 1832
Fayette Co. PA
18 Feb 1889
aged 56y 2m 23 days


married 03 Sep 1857
Mary A. MATTHEWS
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P      
POLLEY, Infant Son   21 Nov 1886
aged 2 weeks
"Infant Son of
E.F. & D.M. POLLEY"
POORE, Lucy A. 23 Feb 1860
Monroe Co. IA
26 Apr 1928
aged 68y 2m 3d
daughter of
Abner L. & Katherine LOWDER
married 17 May 1891
W. A. POORE
POTTORFF, Albert M. 27 Aug 1874 11 Sep 1893 son of Ninevah Alibon & Sarah Jane (PITTMAN) POTTORFF
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R      
RICH, Eva (MALOY) 1863 1934 "His Wife", Newton RICH
RICH, Gladys L. 31 Dec 1887 12 Oct 1906
aged 18y 9m 11d
"Dau. of
Newton & Eva RICH"
RICH, Newton 1854 1936 spouse of Eva MALOY
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S      
SEATON, Adaline (HARTLEY) 13 Jul 1837
Green Co. PA
17 Sep 1924
daughter of
Samuel & Elizabeth (HAMMERS) HARTLEY
2nd wife of
Franklin M.SEATON
married 16 Mar 1867, Greene Co. PA
SEATON, Elizabeth Leona 09 Sep 1872
Green Co. PA
05 Jan 1909
aged 29y
daughter of
Franklin M. & Adaline (HARTLEY) SEATON
SEATON, Elizabeth J. (OSBORN) 23 Sep 1860 23 Nov 1933 spouse of
Thomas Prather SEATON
gold star SEATON, Frank L.
Plot 10-B
16 Mar 1889 20 Nov 1939 World War I Veteran
U.S. Army, IOWA
Pvt. 20 Engineers
son of
Thomas Prather & Elizabeth J. (BROWN) SEATON
SEATON, Franklin M. 1832
Greene Co. PA
1903
son of
Thomas Prather & Elizabeth (BROWN) SEATON
married 1st 1855
Lydia M. EVANS
married 2nd 16 Mar 1867
Green Co. PA
Adaline HARTLEY
SEATON, George B. 07 Oct 1860
[1862 on obit.]
Whitely PA
28 May 1925
aged 62y 7m 21d
son of
Franklin M. & Lydia M. (EVANS) SEATON
SEATON, Ralph E. Feb 1881 05 Mar 1882
1y 1m
 
SEATON, Samuel Hartley 16 Jun 1870
Greene Co. PA
19 Feb 1953
Des Moines IA
son of
Franklin M. & Adaline (HARTLEY) SEATON
married 03 Jul 1900
Sarah Adelaide "Addie" BENNETT
SEATON, Sarah Adelaide "Addie" (BENNETT) 08 Oct 1871 17 May 1952 daughter of Edwin & Louisa (MARSHALL) BENNETT
married 03 Jul 1900
Samuel Hartley SEATON
SEATON, Thomas Prather 20 Sep 1859
Greene Co. PA
22 Mar 1902 son of Franklin M. & Lydia (EVANS) SEATON
married
circa 1878
Elizabeth Jane BROWN
STEEL, Annie M. (SEATON) 1855 1934 "His Wife", Elmer W. STEEL
married 04 Jul 1879
STEEL, Elmer Wilkerson 06 Mar 1845
Davistown PA
28 Dec 1923
son of
James & Rachel STEEL
married IA
04 Jul 1879
Annie M. SEATON
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U      
ULLERY, Ada M. (MURPHEY) 11 Feb 1869 11 Oct 1960 daughter of Benjamin & Serena MURPHEY
08 Nov 1891
John W. ULLERY
ULLERY, Bessie 17 Oct 1894 10 Apr 1985
aged 90y
Missionary teacher 33 years
Navajo Indian School
Farmingotn NM
ULLERY, John W. 1867 23 Mar 1957 spouse of
Ada M. ULLErY
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W      
gold star WELLS, Absalom
Plot 5-B
1831
Grayson Co. KY
14 May 1887
aged 55y 2m 27d
Civil War Veteran
1st Lt. Cos. D & I
18th MO Infantry

Union
spouse of
Elizabeth Ann (WARE) WELLS HOPKINS
d. 29 Jan 1917
inter. Redding Cemetery
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ADDITIONAL SOURCES: obituaries

Transcription by Sharon R. Becker, January of 2015

Veteran interments updated May of 2015 courtesy of Cathy Kilgore, Ringgold County Veteran Affairs

Forrest Home Cemetery page
at IAGenWeb Gravestone Photographs Project

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