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MOUNT ZION (a.k.a. MODOCK) CEMETERY

near Lamoni, Riley Township, Ringgold County, Iowa

Photograph by Sharon R. Becker, 2009

Mt. Zion Cemetery is located west of Lamoni at the intersection of 310th Street and 310th Avenue in rural Riley Township, Ringgold County, Iowa. [SE 1/4 Sec. 16, T67, R28, Riley Township, Ringgold County, Iowa]. Early obituaries refer to this cemetery as "Modock" Cemetery.

Mt. Zion Cemetery was recorded for Ringgold County Historical Society by Dora and Charles Bennett, Betty Ruby, and Ruth Haley of Diagonal. Transcriptions updated by Sharon R. Becker January of 2010 and June of 2012. 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.

Interments at Mt. Zion Cemetery

Surnames:

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       Y    Z   

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Designated as a Veteran

NAME BORN DIED COMMENTS
A      
ALLEN, Nicholas J.
Plot 7-C
04 May 1851
Van Buren Co. IA
30 Dec 1888
aged 37y 7m 26d
Kellerton IA
OBITUARY
son of
Albert J. & Mary (BROOK) ALLEN
married 29 Sep 1872
Scotland MO
Betty Ann CASSIDAY
(1854-1929)
ASHER, Keller
Plot 12-A
08 Mar 1831
Owen Co. IN
12 Oct 1908
aged 77y
Lamoni IA
son of
William & Mary (WOOLETT) ASHER
married 16 Jan 1851
Owen Co. IN
Orpha A. MURPHY
(1834-1875)
interment Owen Co. IN
AYERS, Delilah 29 Dec 1819 16 Feb 1898
aged 78y 1m 17d
OBITUARY
 
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B      
BADGETT, Ella Lee
Plot 9-B
00 Dec 1888 22 Apr 1891
aged 2y 3m 27d
 
BADGETT,
Joseph H.

Plot 9-B
1844 16 Feb 1900
aged 55y 9m 15d
Civil War Veteran
Co. G, 13th TN Cavalry
Union
BAYLESS,
Martha Alice "Mattie" (JOHNSON)

Plot 6-B
22 Apr 1859
Ringgold Co. IA
05 Dec 1886
aged 27y 7m 15d
Ringgold Co. IA
OBITUARY
daughter of
Abraham & Lucinda (WOODS) JOHNSON
married 19 Apr 1885
Frank BAYLESS
parents of
1 child
BENT,
Emma Miriam (ROBERDS)

Plot 7-B
26 Oct 1844
Iowa
28 Nov 1905
aged 61y
Ringgold Co. IA
daughter of Nason & Syrena (LEWIS) ROBERDS
married 15 Aug 1863
Hamilton Kerr BEND
BENT,
Hamilton Kerr

Plot 7-B
10 Apr 1834
Marion Co. OH
10 Oct 1890 Civil War Veteran
Co. C. S. Border Brigade
Union
son of
Elijah & Maria (KERR) BENT
married 15 Aug 1863
Emma Miriam ROBERDS
BENT, Homer L.
Plot 7-A
10 Mar 1896 06 Mar 1897 son of
G.N. & B.E. BENT
BOOTH, Agnes
Plot 1-D
Feb 1875
Iowa
1921 married 1897
Theodore A. BOOTH
BOOTH,
Theodore A.

Plot 1-D
14 Aug 1875
Mercer MO
1969 son of
Thomas Jefferson & Eliza Jane (HART) BOOTH
married 1897
Agnes BOOTH
BRADLEY, Herbert
Plot 1-D
13 Mar 1895
England
01 Jun 1939
aged 44y
Ringgold Co. IA
son of
John & Sarah Ann (HARTLEY) BRADLEY
came to America & Iowa 1912
married 26 Feb 1934
Majel HAGANS
"Son"
BRADLEY, James
Plot 5-C
20 Oct 1829
Ayr
Ayrshire Scotland
09 Mar 1907
aged 78y 1m 9d
Lenox IA
son of
James & Ella (McCALLUGH) BRADLEY
BRADLEY,
Sarah Ann (HARTLEY)

Plot 1-D
04 Jun 1854
Yorkshire England
06 Oct 1924
aged 70y
Mount Ayr IA
spouse of
John BRADLEY
(1843-1924)
son of
James & Ella (McCALLUGH)
came to America & Iowa 1912
"Mother"
BUCHANAN, James C.
Plot 8-B
  04 Feb 1887
aged 1y 11m
son of
M.F. & Martha A. BUCHANAN
BUCHANAN, M. F.
Plot 8-B
15 Oct 1857 17 Jan 1924 spouse of
Martha A. BUCHANAN
BUCHANAN, Martha A.
Plot 8-B
25 Jun 1861 18 Jul 1909 spouse of
M. F. BUCHANAN
BURCHETT,
Donald

Plot 4-C
1910 1910 son of
William B. & Mary Scott (RICHARDSON) BURCHETT
BURCHETT,
George Allen

Plot 4-C
  04 Jun 1906
aged 8y 5m 15d
son of
William B. & Mary Scott (RICHARDSON) BURCHETT
BURCHETT,
Infant Daughter

Plot 2-D
30 Nov 1920 07 Dec 1920
aged 7 days
daugher of
William B. & Mary Scott (RICHARDSON) BURCHETT
BURCHETT,
Infant Son

Plot 4-C
1910 1910 son of
William B. & Mary Scott (RICHARDSON) BURCHETT
BURCHETT,
Jennie Arlen

Plot 4-C
1905 1907 daughter of
William B. & Mary Scott (RICHARDSON) BURCHETT
BURCHETT,
Mary Scott (RICHARDSON)

Plot 4-C
24 May 1869
Ringgold Co. IA
27 Jan 1932
aged 62y 8m 3d
Ringgold Co. IA
OBITUARY
daughter of
William & Ellen (BRADLEY) RICHARDSON
married 05 Apr 1892
William B. BURCHETT
parents of 8 children
BURCHETT,
William B.

Plot 4-C
1868 1945
aged 77y
Ringgold Co.
son of
Mahlon W. BURCHETT
married 05 Apr 1892
Mary Scott RICHARDSON
parents of 8 children
BURNS,
Infant Daughter

Plot 7-D
04 Jun 1893 01 Jul 1893 daughter of
James Albert & Minnie Catherine (SWIGART) BURNS
BURNS,
James Albert, Jr.

Plot 7-D
1907 1907 daughter of
James Albert & Minnie Catherine (SWIGART) BURNS
BURNS,
Leona Opal

Plot 7-D
04 Jun 1896 01 Jul 1897
aged 4m 24d
OBITUARY
daughter of
James Albert & Minnie Catherine (SWIGART) BURNS
BURNS, Robert
Plot 7-D
07 Jul 1894 28 Jul 1895 son of
James Albert & Minnie Catherin (SWIGART) BURNS
BUSH, Earl L.
Plot 6-D
19 Jan 1900 07 Jul 1900 son of
J.L. & B.M. BUSH
BUSH
Infant Son

Plot 6-D
  04 Aug 1909 son of
J.L. & B.M. BUSH
"Budded on earth
to bloom in heaven."
BUSH, Vera
Plot 6-E
15 Nov 1911 16 Nov 1911 daughter of
_. & Ada BUSH
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C      
CASADY, Emma Jane
Plot 4-B
1875 1966 spouse of
Lewis Elmer CASADY
CASADAY, Lewis Elmer
Plot 4-B
1874
Elkader IA
1957 son of
Thomas & Martha CASADY
spouse of
Emma Jane CASADY
CASADY, Sampson
Plot 7-C
1819
IN or OH
19 Apr 1888
aged 68y 8m 29d
Riley Twp.
Ringgold Co. IA
son of
William W. & Sarah Hale (WEBB) CASADY
married 10 Sep 1847
Mary DAVIS
CHAPMAN, Freddie G.
Plot 8-B
17 Feb 1900 20 Aug 1900
aged 6m 3d
 
CLARK,
Phalla M. (HINCKLEY)

Plot 11-C
04 Aug 1861
Ringgold Co. IA
20 Jan 1949 daughter of William Robinson & Lovina Avery (GRANT) HINCKLEY
COLE, Alva
Plot 9-B
27 Oct 1890 30 Jul 1897
aged 7y 9m 9d
OBITUARY
son of
M. COLE
CONKLIN, Benjamin "Ben"
Plot 5-B
1839 02 Jan 1922
aged 82y
son of
James Dunham & Elizabeth (HILL) CONKLIN
spouse of Mary DeHART
CONKLIN,
Mary (DeHART)

Plot 5-B
19 May 1838
Indiana
29 Mar 1893
aged 54y 10m 14d
Ringgold Co. IA
daughter of
Elisha Larkin & Sarah (COLLETT) DeHARTspouse of
Benjamin "Ben" CONKLIN
CORNELL, Mary
Plot 8-A
20 Feb 1825 20 Mar 1906 spouse of
William CORNELL
CREVELING, Mary
Plot 5-E
21 Feb 1838 31 Jan 1900
aged 61y 11m 10d
spouse of
J. W. CREVELING
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D      
DANIELSON,
Marguerite Angelina

Plot 13-B
09 Aug 1909 24 Nov 1913  
DRAKE,
Rev. Joseph R.

Plot 5-B
1846
Daviess Co. MO
18 Jan 1897
aged 50y 7m 25d
son of
James Presley & Catherine (WOOD) DRAKE
married 21 Aug 1864
Daviess Co. MO
Julia Eveline DENHART
DRAKE,
Julia Eveline (DENHART)

Plot 5-B
23 Feb 1847
Indiana
23 Feb 1888
aged 41y
OBITUARY
daughter of
Elisha Larkin & Sarah (COLLETT) DENHART
married 21 Aug 1864
Daviess Co. MO
Rev. Joseph R. DRAKE
parents of 5 children
DRAKE, Rudy
Plot 5-B
23 Jan 1877 29 May 1900
aged 23y 4m 6d
son of
Rev. Joseph R. & Julia Eveline (DENHART) DRAKE
Return to Top      
F      
FRANCY,
Infant Son

Plot 8-C
07 Feb 1892 10 Mar 1892
aged 1m 3d
 
FULLERTON,
Clarissa (McKEE)

Plot 10-B
23 Apr 1851
Muskingum Co. OH
01 Jan 1889
aged 37y 8m 10d
full view of gravestone
daughter of
John & Mary Ann (BAIN) McKEE
1st wife of
James R. FULLERTON
(1843-1933)
interred Maple Row Cemetery
Kellerton IA
FULLERTON,
Infant Son

Plot 10-B
  28 Nov 1896 son of
James R. & R.A. FULLERTON
FULLERTON,
Mary Ann

Plot 10-B
  28 Oct 1888
aged 6y 11m 4d
daughter of
James R. & Clarissa (McKEE) FULLERTON
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G      
GARRISON, Hannah 11 Mar 1857 14 Jun 1904
Decatur Co. IA
spouse of
James GARRISON
mother of 5 children
GERINGER,
Amos A.

Plot 4-D
22 Mar 1859
Fulton Co. OH
23 Oct 1916 son of
John Jacob & Dorothy (AYERS) GERINGER
GERINGER,
Dorothy (AYERS)

Plot 4-D
14 Jun 1840
Knox Co. OH
13 Aug 1914
aged 74y 1m 29d
Riley Township
Ringgold Co. IA
OBITUARY
daughter of
David & Delilah (SHELLENBARGER) AYERS
married 05 Mar 1854
Fulton Co. OH
John Jacob GERINGER
parents of 11 children
GERINGER,
George C.

Plot 4-D
16 Apr 1878
Ringgold Co. IA
08 Jan 1943
Photograph
World War I Veteran
U.S. Army
son of
John Jacob & Dorothy (AYERS) GERINGER
member Ringgold Post #172 American Legion
GERINGER,
John Jacob

Plot 4-D
23 Jan 1828
Holmes Co. OH
13 Jul 1916
aged 88y
Ringgold Co. IA
son of John Jacob & Elizabeth (BOWERSMITH) GERINGER
married 05 Mar 1854
Fulton Co. OH
Dorothy AYERS
parents of 11 children
GERINGER,
Mable L.

Plot 5-D
09 Feb 1894 05 Aug 1895  
GERINGER,
Mamie L.

Plot 5-D
24 Mar 1895 03 Aug 1895  
GIBSON, Clyde M.
Plot 6-D
12 Dec 1903
Tuskeego
Decatur Co. IA
03 Aug 1904
aged 7m 23d
Tuskeego
Decatur Co. IA
son of
William J. & Emma Belle (HUSTON) GIBSON
GIBSON,
Emma Belle (HUSTON)

Plot 6-D
26 Jan 1868
Marion Co. IA
11 Aug 1949
aged 81y
Leon IA
daughter of
David & Sarah Jane (VERNON) HUSTON
married 08 Jun 1885
Iowa
William J. GIBSON
GIBSON, Mabel G.
Plot 6-D
09 Oct 1890
Iowa
20 Nov 1908
18y 1m 11d
Tuskeego
Decatur Co. IA
daughter of
William J. & Emma B. GIBSON
"She was the sunshine of our home."
GIBSON, William J.
Plot 6-D
01 Sep 1854
Warren Co. IL
22 Apr 1926
aged 72y
Lamoni IA
Spanish-American War Veteran
U.S. Army
3rd MO Infantry
son of
Robert C. & Martha E. (BAKER) GIBSON
married 08 Jun 1885
Iowa
Emma Belle HUSTON
GILLILAND,
Ardelia Martha (PAYNE)

Plot 12-A
01 Feb 1871 04 Sep 1954
aged 83y
daughter of
Esquire & Susan Elizabeth (DONAHEAN) PAYNE
spouse of
William Riley GILLILAND
GILLILAND,
John William

Plot 13-A
03 Nov 1889
Kellerton IA
02 Feb 1913
aged 23y 2m 27d
Kellerton IA
son of
William Riley & Ardelia Martha (PAYNE) GILLILAND
spouse of
Harriett Anna WAERS
GILLILAND, Orra Wilton
Plot 12-A
24 May 1895
Ringgold Co. IA
09 Apr 1959
aged 63y
son of
William Riley & Ardelia Martha (PAYNE) GILLILAND
married 15 Sep 1917
Van Wert IA
Velma Marie NORMAN
GILLILAND, Velva Marie (NORMAN)
Plot 12-A
08 Apr 1898
Decatur Co. IA
01 Jan 1974
La Vegas NV
daughter of
William L. & Sarah M. (ORFIELD) NORMAN
married 15 Sep 1917
Van Wert IA
Orra Wilton GILLILAND
GILLILAND,
William Riley

Plot 12-A
07 Feb 1863
Eagleville MO
06 Feb 1944
aged 80y
Kellerton IA
son of
Alonzo Hugh & Martha Jane (HOPKINS) GILLILAND
spouse of
Ardelia Martha PAYNE
GORSUCH, Earl
Plot 11-B
19 Jun 1884 01 Sep 1893 son of
Robert H. & Jennett "Jennie" (RICHARDSON) GORSUCH
GORSUCH,
Jennett "Jennie" (RICHARDSON)

Plot 11-B
1858
Iowa
1942
Ringgold Co. IA
spouse of
Robert H. GORSUCH
GORSUCH, John
Plot 11-B
03 Oct 1881 30 Sep 1912
aged 30y
Ringgold Co. IA
son of
Robert H. & Jennett "Jennie" (RICHARDSON) GORSUCH
GORSUCH, Junia
Plot 11-B
06 May 1885 06 Jan 1970  
GORSUCH, Robert H.
Plot 11-B
17 Dec 1851
Beaver Co. PA
17 May 1931
aged 80y 5m
Kellerton IA
OBITUARY
son of
John & Ann (RAMBO) GORSUCH
spouse of
Jennett "Jennie" RICHARDSON
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H      
HEFFNER, Cora May
Plot 10-A
03 Jan 1907 04 May 1908
aged 1y 4m 1 day
 
HERSHBERGER, Wesley
Plot 14-D
1891 1955 son of
Charles H. & Emma A. (ROACH) HERSCHBERGER
HINCKLEY,
Lovina Avery (GRANT)

Plot 11-C
16 Feb 1825
Halifax VT
06 May 1916
Ringgold Co. IA
daughter of
Joshua & Caroline (HINCKLEY) GRANT) married 07 Nov 1850, MA
William Robinson HINCKLEY
HINCKLEY,
William Robinson

Plot 11-C
08 May 1826
Stonington CN
07 Feb 1899
Riley Township
Ringgold Co. IA
OBITUARY
Civil War Veteran
Co. C Southern Border Brigade
Union
enlisted 14 Oct 1862
son of
Thomas & Mary (SCHOLFIELD) HINCKLEY
married 07 Nov 1850, MA
Lovina Avery GRANT
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J      
JOHNSON, Abraham
Plot 6-C
02 Aug 1818
Rockcastle Co. KY
04 Feb 1890
aged 72y 6m 2d
Riley Township
Ringgold Co. IA
BIOGRAPHY
OBITUARY
son of
Robert W. & Anna (CHAMBERS) JOHNSON
married 1839
Putnam Co. IN
Lucinda WOOD
parents of 8 children
JOHNSON, Church circa 1833 15 Sep 1913
OBITUARY
 
JOHNSON, G. W.
Plot 3-D
1858 1927  
JOHNSON,
Jertha Scott

Plot 6-C
10 Nov 1854
Champaign Co. IL
19 Dec 1912
Ringgold Co. IA
son of
Abraham & Lucinda (WOODS) JOHNSON
married 19 Jul 1878
Mahala J. SHACKELFORD
"He died as he lived for the Lord."
JOHNSON,
Lucinda (WOOD)

Plot 6-C
1819
Kentucky
08 Apr 1897
aged 78y
Ringgold Co. IA
BIOGRAPHY
daughter of
Joseph & Kitty (McFARLAND) WOOD
married 1839
Putnam Co. IN
Abraham JOHNSON
parents of 8 children
JOHNSON, May S.
Plot 6-C
1858 1934  
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L      
LASSWELL,
Amanda Catherine (FINE)

Plot 10-C
07 Apr 1840
Fountain Co. IN
24 Apr 1902
62y 17d
daughter of
Peter & Eliza Ann (HYBARGER) FINE
married 27 May 1858
Taylor Co. IA
John LASSWELL
LASSWELL,
Carrie A. (SMITH)

Plot 9-C
05 May 1879 15 Mar 1917  
LASSWELL, John
Plot 10-C
23 Nov 1827
KY
21 Jan 1913
MO
son of
Benjamin F. & Elizabeth (JARBOE) LASSWELL
married 27 May 1858
Taylor Co. IA
Amanda C. FINE
LOSE, Adolphus J.
Plot 13-D
31 Aug 1861 10 Mar 1936 son of
Levi & Sarah (FUGIT) LOSE
spouse of Mary "Edith" LOSE
LOSE, Mary "Edith"
Plot 13-D
30 May 1874
Missouri
  spouse of
Adolphus J. LOSE
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M      
McCHESNEY,
Alfred B.

Plot 11-D
1873
Iowa
1947 Spanish-American War Veteran
U.S. Army, 3rd Infantry
son of
Nathan C. & Miranda Anna (HAYES) McCHESNEY
McCHESNEY,
Caroline "Carrie"

Plot 11-D
1878
Iowa
1950 daughter of
Nathan C. & Miranda Anna (HAYES) McCHESNEY
McCHESNEY, Josephine
Plot 11-D
1890
Iowa
1899
Iowa
daughter of
Nathan C. & Miranda Anna (HAYES) McCHESNEY
McCHESNEY,
Miranda Anna (HAYES)

Plot 11-D
06 Aug 1853
Iowa
1902
aged 48y
daughter of
John & Margaret Ann (KEEVER) HAYES
married 30 Jul 1872
Louisa Co. IA
Nathan C. McCHESNEY
McCHESNEY, Nathan C.
Plot 11-D
1845
Illinois
1921
aged 76y
son of
James T.S. & Rebecca McCHESNEY
married 30 Jul 1872
Louisa Co. IA
Miranda Anna HAYES
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P      
PERKINS, Clarke Eldon 06 Nov 1956
Emmetsburg IA
29 Dec 2011
age 55 years
Lamoni IA
OBITUARY
son of
Marvin Lee Sr. PERKINS & Mary Jane (TURCK) PERKINS LOVELL
lifemate of
Trudy SCHOONover
PERKINS, Marvin Lee "Butch" 28 Jan 1950
Emmetsburg IA
02 Oct 2012
Leon IA
OBITUARY
son of
Marvin Lee Sr. PERKINS & Mary Jane (TURCK) PERKINS LOVELL
married 26 Jun 1976
Cainsville MO
Brenda Joline LEDGERWOOD
PETERSON,
M. Victoria

Plot 4-B
01 Jan 1881 05 Sep 1906 daughter of
B.F. & M.B. PETERSON
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R      
RAY, C. M.
Plot 13-C
07 Aug 1850 13 Dec 1923  
RAY, Mary L.
Plot 13-C
27 Aug 1854 18 Apr 1912  
RICHARDSON,
Alice Florence (WILKINSON)

Plot 2-D
16 Oct 1863
Jordanis Co. IL
25 Aug 1932
aged 68y 10m 9d
Ringgold Co. IA
OBITUARY

daughter of
Richard & Mary WILKINSON
married May 1883
Ringgold Co. IA
William M. RICHARDSON
parents of 3 children
RICHARDSON, Andrew
Plot 13-A
26 Feb 1863
Riley Township
Ringgold Co. IA
05 Sep 1944
aged 81y 6m 10d
Lamoni IA
OBITUARY
son of
William & Ellen (BRADLEY) RICHARDSON
married 30 May 1888
Ringgold Co. IA
Emma Malinda SULLIVAN
parents of 4 children
RICHARDSON, Claudie
Plot 5-C
21 Jan 1889
Ringgold Co. IA
22 Jan 1889
aged 1 day
Ringgold Co. IA
daughter of
John Jacob "Jake" & Sarah E. (FARMER) RICHARDSON
granddaughter of
William & Ellen (BRADLEY) RICHARDSON
RICHARDSON,
Ellen (BRADLEY)

Plot 5-C
31 Mar 1830
Ayr, Ayrshire Scotland
12 Sep 1905
aged 75y
Riley Township
Ringgold Co. IA
daughter of
James & Ella (McCALLUGH) BRADLEY
spouse of
William RICHARDSON
arrived in Pennsylvania
circa 1851 with infant son Hugh
RICHARDSON,
Emma Malinda (SULLIVAN)

Plot 13-A
04 Jul 1865
Caledonia IA
10 Apr 1939
aged 73y
Ringgold Co. IA
daughter of
Madison & Elizabeth (FOSTER) SULLIVAN
married 30 May 1888
Ringgold Co. IA
Andrew RICHARDSON
parents of 4 children
RICHARDSON,
Everett G.

Plot 4-C
07 Aug 1915 11 Aug 1915 son of
Carl & Rullah RICHARDSON
"At Rest"
RICHARDSON,
Fannie A.

Plot 2-D
21 Nov 1879 00 Mar 1978
aged 98y

Ringgold Co. IA
spouse of
Jimmie R. RICHARDSON
RICHARDSON,
Florence Elma (BEAN)

Plot 13-A
17 May 1897
Davis Co. IA
1973
aged 76y
married Jun 1918
Homer Dee RICHARDSON
RICHARDSON,
Homer Dee

Plot 13-A
07 Apr 1900
Lamoni IA
1981
aged 81y
Lamoni IA
son of
Andrew & Emma Malinda (SULLIVAN) RICHARDSON
married Jun 1918
Florence Elma BEAN
RICHARDSON, James
Plot 9-A
08 Jul 1853
Schuykill Co. PA
or Mahaska Co. IA
29 Sep 1921
aged 68y
Kellerton IA
OBITUARY
son of
William & Ellen (BRADLEY) RICHARDSON
married 11 Nov 1879
Stockton KS
Malinda Jane WARREN
(1860-1949)
interred Fairport MO
parents of 4 children
RICHARDSON,
James William

Plot 9-A
30 Apr 1881
Kansas
14 Feb 1978
aged 96y
Mount Ayr IA
son of
James & Malinda Jane (WARREN) RICHARDSON
married 07 Oct 1903
Lottie WEARS
RICHARDSON,
Jennie May

Plot 5-C
28 Mar 1889
Iowa
22 Jun 1893
aged 4y 2m 25d
Denver CO
daughter of
John Jacob "Jake" & Sarah E. (FARMER) RICHARDSON
RICHARDSON,
Jimmie R.

Plot 2-D
Nov 1882
Iowa
1937
aged 55y
Ringgold Co. IA
son of
William M. & Alice Florence (WILKINSON) RICHARDSON
spouse of
Fannie A. RICHARDSON
RICHARDSON, Lessie
Plot 3-C
30 Nov 1888
Iowa
19 Nov 1961
aged 72y
son of
Charles & Emma L. (FARMER) RICHARDSON
grandson of William & Ellen (BRADLEY) RICHARDSON
married 10 Nov 1909
Hatfield MO
Estella M. "Stella" TULL
"At Rest"
RICHARDSON,
Lottie (WEARS)

Plot 9-C
01 Jul 1882
near Kellerton IA
14 Feb 1922
aged 39y
Mount Ayr IA
OBITUARY
daughter of
V. B. WEARS
married 07 Oct 1902
James W. RICHARDSON
RICHARDSON, M. Jane
Plot 9-A
1860 1949  
RICHARDSON,
Estella M. "Stella" (TULL)

Plot 3-C
23 Mar 1892
Missouri
28 Nov 1916
aged 24y
Mount Ayr IA
daughter of
John & Lovina Jane (LOY) TULL
married 10 Nov 1909
Hatfield MO
Lessie RICHARDSON
"At Rest"
RICHARDSON, William
Plot 5-C
28 Jul 1824
Ayr, Ayrshire Scotland
09 Oct 1885
aged 61y 2m 11d
Riley Township
Ringgold Co. IA
son of
John & Mary RICHARDSON
spouse of
Ellen BRADLEY
arrived in New York NY
05 Jul 1849
aboard the ship "Yorkshire"
RICHARDSON,
William M.

Plot 2-D
08 Jan 1861
Riley Township
Ringgold Co. IA
1934
aged 73y
Ringgold Co. IA
son of
William & Ellen (BRADLEY) RICHARDSON
married May 1883
Ringgold Co. IA
Alice Florence WILKINSON
parents of 3 children
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S      
SISSEL,
Elizabeth (BAKER)

Plot 8-D
25 Apr 1824
Iowa
12 Dec 1911
aged 86y
spouse of
James Madison SISSEL
SISSEL,
Infant Son

Plot 8-D
08 Feb 1888 09 Feb 1888  
SISSEL, James M.
Plot 8-D
25 Jan 1829
Ohio
22 Mar 1908
aged 89y
Page Co. IA
son of
John B. & Sarah (BEATTY) SISSELL
spouse of
Elizabeth BAKER
STOBER, Amos C.
Plot 10-D
  06 Mar 1880
aged 2y 27 6m 5d
 
STOBER, Ephraim
Plot 10-D
  15 Feb 1890
aged 37y 6m 15d
 
STRINGER,
Katherine L.

Plot 4-A
1864 1941  
SWIGART, Evert
Plot 12-E
1896
Iowa
21 Nov 1896
Iowa
son of
Samuel & Loenice Belle (TRIPP) SWIGART
SWIGART, J. T.
John Thomas

Plot 3-D
01 Dec 1856
Iowa
02 Jan 1943
aged 86y
Bates Co. MO
son of
Isaac & Frances (WALTER) SWIGART
married 26 Feb 1882
Mary Angeline JOHHNSTON
SWIGART,
Mary Angeline (JOHNSTON)

Plot 3-D
22 Nov 1860
Lotts Creek Township
Ringgold Co. IA
31 May 1919
aged 58y 6m 9d
Riley Township
Ringgold Co. IA
OBITUARY
daughter of
J. W. & Margaret JOHNSTON
married 26 Feb 1882
J[ohn]. T[homas]. SWIGART
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T      
TOWNSLEY
John Walker

Plot 7-C
04 Dec 1846
Miami Co. OH
02 May 1918
aged 71
OBITUARY
son of
William Jackson & Margaret (ROGERS) TOWNSLEY
spouse of
Sarah J. TOWNSLEY
TOWNSLEY
Sarah J.

Plot 7-C
02 Mar 1855
Illinois
28 Jan 1937 spouse of
John Walker TOWNSLEY
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V      
Van WINKLE
Sarah E.

Plot 8-A
1866 24 Aug 1934
aged 68y
 
Van WINKLE, William
Plot 8-A
1857 1935  
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W      
WAERS,
Ida B. (FOLTZ)

Plot 9-D
1863   spouse of
Virgil B. WAERS
WAERS,
Infant Son

Plot 9-D
17 Dec 1897 17 Dec 1897  
WAERS, Virgil B.
Plot 9-D
03 Aug 1856
Ohio
1924
Ringgold Co. IA
son of
Samuel B. "Sam" & Sarah Ann (GRACY) WAERS)
spouse of
Ida FOLTZ
WARDRIP,
Myrtle Frances (SWIGART)

unmarked grave
25 Aug 1886
Lotts Creek Township
Ringgold Co. IA
23 Dec 1932
aged 46y 3m 29d
Iowa City Hospital
OBITUARY
daughter of
John Thomas & Mary Angeline (JOHNSTON)
married 26 Feb 1919
Charles "Charley" WARDRIP
parents of 2 children
WERNINGER, Hannah L.
Plot 12-B
21 Sep 1820 06 Mar 1886  
WHITE, Lester
Plot 12-C
1887 15 Apr 1888
aged 7m 29d
 
WISER, Daniel Adam
Plot 6-A
22 Nov 1842
Kentucky
22 Mar 1906
Riley Township
Ringgold Co. IA
son of
Philip & Margaret "Peggy" (COX) WISER
spouse of
Mary Jane GLAZEBROOK
WISER,
Margaret "Peggy" (COX)

Plot 6-A
21 Sep 1817
Kentucky
27 Jul 1914
aged 96y 10m 6d
Riley Township
Ringgold Co. IA
daughter of
Henry Davis & Mary "Polly" (AYRES) COX
spouse of
Philip WISER
(1818-1864)
WISER,
Mary Jane (GLAZEBROOK)

Plot 6-A
06 Jul 1839
Kentucky
02 Jul 1916 daughter of
Huston & Malinda (MALONE) GLAZEBROOK
spouse of
Daniel Adam WISER
WISER, Uriah
Plot 6-A
05 Jul 1847
Kentucky
01 Nov 1921
aged 74y
son of
Philip & Margaret "Peggy" (COX) WISER
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Y      
YATES, Donna Lea (EASTIN) GILLILAND 11 Nov 1930
near Eagleville MO
03 Dec 2010
aged 80y
Eagleville MO
OBITUARY
daughter of
Chalmer & Minnie Elra (STANLEY) EASTIN
married 1st 31 Jul 1948
Rolland GILLILAND
married 2nd 01 Jul 1978
William "Bill" YATES
YOUNG,
Ahino A. M.

WPA records as Ahiniam
Plot 12-D
     
YOWELL,
John Wesley

Plot 3-B
18 Jan 1894
Riley Township
Ringgold Co. IA
05 Dec 1928
aged 34y 10m 14d
OBITUARY
son of
Thomas Jefferson "Tom" & Mary Jane (SMITH) YOWELL
YOWELL, Laura May
Plot 3-B
21 Dec 1883
Ringgold Co. IA
15 Apr 1961
aged 77y
Mount Ayr IA
daughter of
Thomas Jefferson "Tom" & Mary Jane (SMITH) YOWELL
YOWELL,
Mary Jane (SMITH)

Plot 3-B
06 Aug 1854
Illinois
1945
aged 91y
Lamoni IA
daughter of
Charles William & Elizabeth Lavina (BENWAY) SMITH
married 06 Mar 1883
Thomas Jefferson "Tom" YOWELL
parents of 3 children
YOWELL,
Thomas Jefferson
"Tom"

Plot 3-B
13 Mar 1846
near Louisville KY
15 Jul 1930
aged 84y 4m 2d
OBITUARY
son of
William & Elizabeth YOWELL
married 06 Mar 1883
Mary Jane SMITH
parents of 3 children
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Mt. Zion Cemetery Page

Mt. Zion Cemetery Page
at IAGenWeb Gravestone Photo Project

ADDITIONAL SOURCES:
WPA Graves Survey
American Civil War Soldier Database, ancestry.com
BANNER, Raymond. Cemetery Gravestone Recordings of Ringgold County, Ringgold County Historical Society.
various biographies and obituaries

Transcription updated by Sharon R. Becker, January of 2010; June of 2012
Veteran interments updated May of 2015 courtesy of Cathy Kilgore, Ringgold County Veteran Affairs

To submit you Ringgold County gravestone photographs, go to

http://iowagravestones.org/submit.php

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The Iowa GenWeb Gravestone Photo Project serves as a photographic archive to honor our ancestors and preserve records of gravestones that are deteriorating, some even disappearing, through the passage of time. New contributions are posted as they come in. The link for this searchable project can be found at:

http://iowagravestones.org/

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In the 1930ís the WPA canvassed and recorded burials in most Iowa Counties. The link for Ringgold Countyís searchable database can be found at:

http://iowawpagraves.org/index.php?cid=80

 

 

The link for all Iowa Counties included in the WPA searchable database can be found at:

http://iowawpagraves.org/


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