IAGenWeb Project - Clayton co.
Updated 12/20/2021

Cemetery Index


Buena Vista Twp.
Cemetery


42.678N / 90.954W
Buena Vista twp.

North Buena Vista cemetery - photo by Phyllis Peterson, Oct 2008

 

Gravestone photos have been contributed for this cemetery.
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Obituaries have been contributed for some of the people buried in the Buena Vista cemetery - Clayton county Obituary Index

Sources:
1) WPA cemetery records; transcribed by Phyllis Montour
2) Gravestone inscriptons
3) Obituaries
4) Clayton County Death Records

 

Name Birth Death Comments
Atchison, John S.   10/05/1902 Age 72y
Atchison, Mary Pearl 1904 12/12/1904 Age 2m
Bebber, Bernice L. 1914 07/??/1990  
Bebber, Louallen F. 'Lou' 1914 01/??/1981  
Beckler, Al 1826 01/04/1887 Co. G 21st IA Infantry Note! This is a WPA entry & very likely the name & dates are in error. The entry more likely is for John Martin Beckler (see below)
Beckler / Boeckler / Bigler, John Martin ca1836 06/25/1864 h/o Margaret nee Black (d. 1893, bur. Guttenberg City cem.); s/o Celestine & Therese; Co. G, 21st IA Inf.; died in New Orleans; buried Chalmette National Cemetery, St. Bernard Parish, Louisiana; name on stone is Martin Bigler; No gravestone exists, possible had a cenotaph in this cemetery that no longer exists.
Beckler/ Boeckler, Magdalene 'Lena'   03/31/1883 aged 21y 7m 5d; d/o John & Margaret (Black)
Berner, Andrew 1886 07/06/1914  
Birch, Edward A. 08/21/1906 03/06/1907 s/o A & C Birch
Birch, Cora Anna   01/18/1911 Age 26y
Birch, Etta J. 1904 10/29/1904 Age 8m
Brunson, Joseph L. 03/12/1905 12/21/1907 s/o Semer & Julia
Brunson, Julia A. nee Wallace 1864 1929  
Brunson, Semer C. 1901 04/09/1901 Age 25d
Brunson, Semer D. 1862 1929 h/o Julia A.
Buckley, Michael 1823 1872  
Doeckler, Magdalene 1861 03/31/1882  
Flowers, William - 09/10/1879 Co. G, 21st Iowa Infantry
Happen / Heppen, Beim - -  
Henderson, James   01/31/1857 Aged 53y
Hoffmann, Charles L. 1823 1873 h/o Cordelia A.
Hoffmann, Cordelia A. 1834 1866  
Kamm, Dorothy May   1920  
Karnan, Henry C.   03/19/1908 Age 31y
Kendall, Benjamin K.   09/18/1900 Age 76y
Kuykendall, Benj. 07/11/1824 09/18/1900  
Kuykendall, Benj. U. 07/17/1867 04/30/1874 h/o Susie E.
Kuykendall, Geo. L. 10/07/1873 12/30/1901  
Kuykendall, Geo. W. 05/15/1858 10/25/1861 aged 2y 5m 10d; s/o C. & S.J.
Kuykendall, Laura J. 10/11/1861 04/21/1890  
Kuykendall, Susa J. 09/13/1834 07/01/1915  
Kuykendall, Susie E. 04/02/1870 01/11/1874  
Leechleidner, Louisa   05/17/1870 Aged 1y 4m 29d; d/o W. & M.
Little, Absalom   05/02/1864 Aged 32y 7m; Alert! the WPA record notation: "Co. G 21st Iowa Infantry; killed at New Orleans" is erroneous. Update! Feb. 2021 by C. Ingwalson: " I ordered his military records on 01/27/2020, and today received a response from the National Archives that they searched but found no record."
Mason, Alfred 01/20/1805 10/13/1862 Born in Lebanon, Connecticut
Merkle, Ernest 07/07/1832 09/26/1899 h/o Magdalena Southeimer; born in Oagendorf, Wartenberg, Germany
Meuth, Carl 11/29/1832 02/01/1914 Born in Zweihrucker, Rheirpfalz
Meuth, Fanny 01/19/1834 03/14/1915  
Meuth, L. Eugene 09/25/1835 10/15/1889 Born in Zweihrucker, Rheirpfalz
Meuth, Robert W. 1840 08/20/1908 Born in Kaiserslnolern bair. Rheirpfalz
Meuth, Rudolph 07/15/1830 02/17/1907 Born in Weinnweiler Rheinpfalz
Meuth, Rudolph A. 01/01/1871 03/27/1911  
Moser, Elizabeth 'Eliza' 12/28/1827 02/05/1916 w/o Anthony
Nagle, Carl F. 06/10/1876 03/05/1915  
Potter, Jessie 08/17/1889 07/07/1891 ssa Merill & Nellie; "Our Darlings"
Potter, Merill 12/04/1895 04/11/1896 ssa Jessie & Nellie; "Our Darlings"
Potter, Nellie 06/03/1892 01/06/1893 Merill & Jessie; "Our Darlings"
Regner, Andrew 11/18/1836 08/06/1914  
Riniker, Anna nee Simmen 09/07/1828 09/16/1899  
Riniker, Jacob 06/06/1824 06/17/1892 h/o Anna
Riniker, William 10/04/1868 03/15/1870 s/o Jacob & Anna
Sawyer, E. P. 03/06/1843 12/21/1918 Note: first name may be Eugene
Saylor, John N.   09/19/1939 Iowa, Pvt, 347 M.C. BN, 91 Div
Strong, George G. 11/15/1812 07/19/1887  
Tharp, Jacob 1862 1931 h/o Martha
Tharp, Martha nee Hounsell 1865 1932  
Thorpe, Catherine   04/11/1874 Aged 44y 4m 12d; w/o J.M. Thorp
Tinkey, son 06/2?/1921 03/??/1923 infant s/o Fred & Ruby (Hosier); died of pneumonia
Tinkey, son - - infant s/o Fred & Ruby (Hosier); both of his parent's obits say predeceased by 3 infant sons
Tinkey, son 05/16/1931 05/2?/1931 infant s/o Fred & Ruby (Hosier)
Tinkey, Florence May 1885 1885  
Tinkey, George   10/15/1908 Age 90y
Tinkey, Ida May   08/03/1900 Age 2y; d/o Fred & Ruby (Hosier)
Tinkey, Michael 'Mike'   07/??/1921 h/o Nellie
Tinkey, Nancy Ann 1886 1887  
Tinkey, Nellie nee Thorpe 02/02/1871 10/01/1931 w/o Michael; d/o George & unkn.
Tittle, John 1841 04/24/1911 Co D, 1st Tenn. Light Artillery
Vansickle, Eliza   ?/28/1860 w/o Moses E. Vansickle
Vansickle, Eugen F.   01/07/1859 Aged 2y 2m; s/o M.E. & E.
Wick, Andrew 01/26/1830 10/12/1900 h/o Nancy A.; Co. G, 21st IA Infantry
Wick, Bertha Louella nee Penrod   01/18/1911 Age 24y; w/o James
Wick, Catherine 'Katie' 1879 10/17/1900 Aged 21y; w/o J.C. Wick
Wick, George Andrew 02/26/1870 09/05/1936 s/o Andrew & Nancy; h/o Ida B. Erie; died in a car accident
Wick, Jacob 'Jake' 08/02/1860 08/06/1933 h/o Margaret Homis; s/o Andrew & Nancy; Note: Death Cert. gives burial in Buena Vista City cem. & obit not specific, but it is possible he's buried in Immaculate Conception cemetery with Margaret
Wick, Nancy Ann nee Brandenberg 05/08/1840 04/26/1917 w/o Andrew
Woodall, Obediah 1811 1894 Q. M. Sergt, 6th Iowa Calvary

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