IAGenWeb Project - Clayton co.
updated 04/19/2019

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

* 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 1858 02/10/1876  
Blanchaine, August C. 1852 08/31/1853  
Blanchaine, Carl 1826 08/22/1910  
Blanchaine, Caroline 1827 08/15/1891  
Blanchaine, Fred'k. 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. 1865 12/07/1895  
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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