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Cemetery Index

Blanchaine Cemetery
aka Ruegnitz cemetery

Blanchaine cemetery - photo by Helen Jennings

Sec 28 NW/NW, Volga Twp
on Grandview Rd. out of Elkport

*Gravestone Photos for this cemetery have been contributed*
View the gravestones for Blanchaine cemetery

*Obituaries have been posted for some of the people buried in this cemetery*
Clayton co. Obituary Index

* Sketch of Blanchaine cemetery grave placement, burial list & notes from Dwight Hansel *

WPA cemetery records, transcribed by Phyllis Montour
Obituaries & Gravestones

Name Birth Death  
Bartels, John 1823 12/20/1878  
Bendschneider, August 01/02/1843 02/1?/1921 h/o Augusta; s/o Ludwig/Louis & Freiderika
Bendschneider, Augusta Caroline nee Sucow 1846 1916 d/o Fredricka
Bendschneider, Barney 03/26/1858 02/10/1876 s/o August & Augusta
Bendschneider, Caroline 09/08/1886 ? d/o August & Augusta
Bendschneider, Fred 02/26/1884 ? s/o August & Augusta
Bendschneider, Max 09/22/1878 04/1?/1880 s/o August & Augusta
Blanchaine, August C. 1852 08/31/1853  
Blanchaine, Charles 'Carl' 1826 08/22/1910 h/o Caroline
Blanchaine, Caroline Marie 02/18/1827 08/15/1891 w/o Charles; Note: her obit names her as Marie Caroline
Blanchaine, Frederick 1790 01/27/1873  
Blanchaine, Wilhelm 1863 03/26/1883  
Blanchaine, William 1858 09/15/1859  
Dittmer, Fredricka Sucow nee Brigman 04/04/1821 03/16/1907 married 1st unkn Sucow, 2nd unkn Dittmer; mother of Augusta Bendschneider; informant on death cert. was August Bendschneider
Krouse, Ida Caroline Friedericke nee Benschneider 09/29/1864 05/08/1913 w/o Henry; d/o August & Augusta
Meder, Fredericke 1797 08/18/1876  
Phelan, Anna E. nee Blanchaine 1865 12/07/1895 w/o Thomas (he remarried, d. 1945, bur St. Michaels); d/o Charles & Caroline
Ruegnitz, Bertha 09/28/1877 11/01/1878 d/o George & Augusta
Ruegnitz, George SR - - h/o Augusta; see Union cemetery, he was originally buried in Blanchaine; from the Elkader Register 10/25/1923: "L.A. Zarley on Tuesday removed the body of George Ruegnitz Sr. to the Union Cemetery at Littleport to be laid to rest by the side of his wife who recently passed away."
Sucow, Frederick 1841 06/15/1871  


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