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Apostolic / Dunkard Cemetery

The cemetery is now is referred to as the Apostolic cemetery. Historically it was known as the Dunkard cemetery. In older records it was also called the German Bottoms cemetery.

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Apostolic/Dunkard cemetery - photo by S. Ferrall Oct 2006

Sec. 29, NW/NW
Intersection of Abbey Rd (W-7C) & Chariot Rd. (C-1X)
Marion twp. Clayton co. Iowa

Birds-eye photo of Apostolic cemetery
Birds-eye photo from Bing maps

View Apostolic cemetery gravestone photos

Obits have been posted for some of the people buried in this cemetery:
Clayton co. Obituary Index * Allamakee co. Obituary Index * Fayette County Obit Board

~Sources used for this list of burials:
WPA cemetery records, contributed by Phyllis Montour
Clayton co. death records,contributed by Constance Diamond (CCDR)
Allamakee co. death records, contributed by Richard O'Brien (ACDR)
Obituaries, Gravestone inscriptions, Social Security Death Index

Corrections & additions are welcome. Email the Clayton co. coordinator.

Name Birth Death Comments
Aschliman / Aeschliman, A.     surname on gravestone is spelled Aschliman (without the 'e')
Aschliman / Aeschliman, Anna nee Studer     w/o Jakob
Aeschliman, C.      
Aschliman / Aeschliman, Fritz 1835 1922 s/o Jakob & Anna
Aschliman / Aeschliman, Jakob     h/o Anna
Aschliman / Aeschliman, Maria      
Bauman, Joseph 01/30/1869 09/28/1869 s/o Johan & Anna
Baumann, Christian 03/12/1813 01/11/1870 h/o Maria
Baumann, Maria   10/04/1867 aged 62 yrs; w/o Christian
Baumgartner, Adolph 10/01/1858 01/13/1933 h/o Mary Ann; s/o Nicholas & Elizabeth
Baumgartner, Alexander 04/29/1862 07/21/1925 h/o Rosa; s/o Nicklaus & Elizabeth
Baumgartner, Anna nee Friederich 06/28/1906 02/22/1939 w/o Ernest; d/o Fred & Eliza (Bills)
Baumgartner, Elisabeth nee Yunker 08/21/1821 03/29/1897 w/o Nicholas
Baumgartner, Frederick 11/26/1863 12/28/1913  
Baumgartner, Joseph 09/01/1892 12/22/1961 Pvt Co G 352nd Infantry, WWI
Baumgartner, Leslie 03/12/1895 05/06/1939 s/o Alex & Rosa
Baumgartner, Mary Ann nee Miller 03/18/1860 09/10/1932 w/o Adolph; d/o Rudolph & Anna
Baumgartner, Nicholas 05/14/1814 09/07/1889 h/o Elizabeth
Baumgartner, Oscar 'Pat' 08/02/1887 10/8/1953 s/o Adolph & Mary Ann
Baumgartner, Rosina 'Rosa' nee Schneider 1870 1955 w/o Alexander
Baurmann, Christian 1813 01/11/1870  
Berger, Christan 'Christ' 06/1844 02/16/1905 according to death cert. he was married; born Switzerland; DOB & mother unkn.; and father was N. Berger; died Pleasant Valley twp., Fayette co. IA
Bigler, Bricila 1877 2/22/1905  
Bigler, Gottlieb 03/31/1843 09/04/1913 h/o Mary
Bigler, Louis 'Louie' 10/29/1875 08/15/1934 h/o Amanda Jauert; s/o Gottlieb & Mary
Bigler, Mary nee Mairs / Maues / Mauses 1838 02/01/1910 w/o Gottlieb
Block, Christina 1809 03/09/1878  
Bohanan, Anna nee Garber 1828 1898 w/o George H.
Bohanan, Frank 10/18/1856 12/8/1940 h/o Mary Ann; s/o George & Anna (Garber)
Bohanan, George H. 1813 1910 h/o Anna
Bohanan, Mary Ann nee Frieden 11/04/1858 12/10/1903 w/o Frank
Bracker, Fannie Beninger nee Voidet 06/23/1852 10/21/1929 1st husb. Edward Beninger / Benninger, 2nd husb. Samuel Bracker
Bracker, Peter   5/31/1896 aged 78y 9m; CCDR Vol I, pg 108
Bracker / Braker, Samuel 1830 4/24/1915  
Braker, Andrew 5/5/1900 11/6/1976 h/o Florence; s/o Andrew & Louisa (Lederman)
Braker, Andrew   01/15/1907 aged 79y
Braker, Esther 07/21/1896 10/29/1993 d/o Andrew & Louisa (Lederman)
Braker, Florence Helen nee Thoman 9/5/1902 4/22/1970 w/o Andrew; d/o Timothy & Slome (Frieden)
Bryant, Leo Marshall JR 11/3/1943 7/26/1986 h/o Dr. Edith Gehring; s/o Leo M. SR & Katharine (Burkett)
Burki, Elizabeth 09/?/1840 10/17/1925  
Burki, Johny      
Burki, Peter      
Butikofer, Adolf 03/06/1872 03/02/1879  
Butikofer, Albert 1888 11/13/1961 h/o Marie
Butikofer, Anna 1805 05/18/1889  
Butikofer, Anna E. 1847 1925 w/o Jacob
Butikofer, Anna Elizabeth 8/1/1915 7/22/1978 "Sister"; d/o Albert & Marie (Schupbach)
Butikofer, Anthony 'Tony'   5/21/1972 s/o Bert; aged 18y
Butikofer, Carolyn Marie nee Wiegand 12/1/1915 9/19/1999 w/o Lawrence; d/o Ben & Carrie (Moser)
Butikofer, Celia nee Frieden 9/16/1887 6/19/1978 w/o Daniel
Butikofer, Daniel 1880 1962 h/o Celia
Butikofer, Donna Mae nee Bergan 8/3/1935 11/8/2004 w/o John JR; d/o Willie & Lena (Kjosa)
Butikofer, Elizabeth 05/15/1840 7/29/1917  
Butikofer, Elmer William 4/2/1919 8/12/2004 s/o Dan & Celia (Frieden); h/o Lydia Rose
Butikofer, Ernestine F. nee Friederich 02/09/1927 11/22/2004 w/o Lewis O.
Butikofer, Fred 07/21/1870 05/12/1904 Note: his obit spells surname as Beutikofer
Butikofer, George 09/23/1896 04/23/1985 s/o Fred & Rose (Friederich); Pvt US Army, WWI veteran
Butikofer, Heather Jane   08/16/1976 there is only one date on gravestone, she likely is an infant
Butikofer, Ida nee Frieden 1892 1946 w/o Samuel
Butikofer, Jacob 1811 1891  
Butikofer, Jacob 1839 1893 h/o Anna E.
Butikofer, Jacob 11/26/1876 6/15/1960 s/o Jacob & Anna Elizabeth (Marti); h/o Rose
Butikofer, Jerry Lynn 1/13/1982 7/10/1998 s/o Lon & Sandra
Butikofer, John 1848 1924  
Butikofer, John 04/28/1873 10/2/1928 h/o Louisa Sutter
Butikofer, John JR 7/26/1926 12/24/1989 h/o Donna; s/o John SR & Louisa (Sutter)
Butikofer, Joseph 1871 10/?/1934 drowned
Butikofer, Lawrence L. 8/22/1911 6/4/1999 s/o Hohn & Louisa (Sutter); h/o Carolyn Wiegand
Butikofer, Lewis O. 02/25/1918 05/10/2006 h/o Ernestine
Butikofer, Louis 'Lou' 1882 1889 2nd h/o Louisa
Butikofer, Louisa 11/24/1880 2/2/1894  
Butikofer, Louisa nee Sutter 10/24/1889 5/12/1966 d/o Fred & Rachel (Schneider); 1st/h John Butikofer, 2nd/h Lou Butikofer
Butikofer, Lydia Rose nee Martie 7/7/1908 10/25/1999 d/o Louis & Louisa (Schneider) Martie; w/o Elmer W.
Butikofer, Marie nee Schupbach 05/05/1890 11/27/1992 d/o Frederick & Elizabeth (Grimm); w/o Albert
Butikofer, Minnie Rose 2/28/1900 12/26/1984 d/o Fred & Rose (Friederich)
Butikofer, Reuben LeRoy 9/7/1919 8/10/2002 s/o Albert & Marie (Schupbach);  h/o Bertha C. Borwig
Butikofer, Rose 1871 1950 w/o Jacob
Butikofer, Samuel 2/5/1876 3/8/1939 h/o Ida Frieden
Butikofer, Sarah Lea nee Seitz 11/18/1940 4/7/2009 d/o Rufus & Sybil (Cowell) Seitz; w/o Larry
Butikofer, son 2/11/1916 2/11/1916 s/o Sam & Ida
Christen, Benjamin 9/30/1900 9/30/1900 s/o J. & L.
Christen, Fred 1869 7/28/1916  
Christen, George 09/10/1898 12/18/1934 s/o John & Louesa; h/o Ida
Christen, Hans   10/11/1909 d. in Seattle, WA; Note! obit doesn’t specifically state he is buried in the Apostolic cemetery – researchers should confirm burial place
Christen, Ida nee Dennler 8/20/1900 8/25/1995 d/o Jacob & Pauline (Hofer); w/o George
Christen, Jacob 8/21/1870 4/18/1956 h/o Ursula Theus
Christen, John 1832 11/3/1904  
Christen, John 1874 10/11/1909  
Christen, Joseph 9/29/1892 5/20/1894 s/o J. & L.
Christen, Louisa / Louesa 10/15/1859 4/2/1942 w/o John
Christen, Marie 1881 1919  
Christen, Marie 1881 1919  
Christian, Nellie 3/10/1902 3/16/1902 d/o J. & L.
Daniels, Minnie nee Schneider 05/20/1899 05/0?/1958 d/o Ben; w/o Otto
Daniels, Otto 12/2/1904 5/21/1936 s/o William & Ida; h/o Minnie
Dennler, Florence 7/22/1908 11/5/1926  
Dennler, Fred 3/22/1872 1/1/1946 s/o Samuel & Elizabeth; h/o Louisa Fiechter
Dennler, Freddie 07/01/1896 2/16/1907 s/o Jacob & Pauline
Dennler, Gottlieb 4/12/1874 11/10/1945 s/o Jacob & Pauline; h/o Rose Hofer
Dennler, Harry 4/6/1909 7/22/1984 s/o Jacob & Pauline
Dennler, Louise   12/2/1959 aged 84
Dennler, Pauline nee Hofer 10/02/1871 12/27/1952 d/o Nichelas & Eliza; w/o Jacob
Dennler, Rose nee Hofer 9/6/1878 9/22/1953 d/o Nichelas & Eliza; w/o Gottlieb
Falb, Frederick 7/7/1840 1/9/1930 h/o Anna Elizabeth Moser (d. 1887)
Fankhauser, Caroline      
Fredrich, George 10/1891 12/1/1919  
Fredrick, Bertha   5/7/1901 CCDR Vol A, pg 18
Frieden, Anna nee Baumg 1829 1870  
Frieden, Anna 11/14/1835 3/30/1923  
Frieden, Anna nee Matthys 1855 1886  
Frieden, Anna nee Yunker 1866 1890  
Frieden, Benedick 1827 1893  
Frieden, Benjamin 1867 1934 1st/w Leah Snyder, 2nd/w Rachel Snyder Sutter; ssa Leah
Frieden, Cora nee Hanson 1902 1990 w/o Emil
Frieden, Edwin R. 2/25/1915 12/24/1993 s/o Gottfried & Fanny (Benninger) Frieden; h/o Joy Fordyce
Frieden, Emil 3/3/1902 5/23/1962 s/o Benjamin & Leah (Schneider) Frieden; h/o Cora Hanson
Frieden, Fanny nee Benninger 5/18/1885 8/13/1965 d/o Edward & Fannie Benninger; w/o Gottfried
Frieden, Gottfried 7/27/1882 6/13/1939 ssa Fanny
Frieden, Ida E. 5/13/1909 3/5/1996  
Frieden, Jakob 03/01/1830 12/26/1906  
Frieden, Joseph 1864 1888  
Frieden, Joy J. nee Fordyce 9/5/1926 4/12/2003 w/o Edwin R.
Frieden, Larry Robert 5/28/1946 5/19/1992 s/o Edwin & Joy (Fordyce) Frieden; US Navy Vietnam veteran; 1st/w Barbara Manning, 2nd/w Betty Henry
Frieden, Leah nee Snyder / Schneider 1866 1905 1st w/o Benjamin Frieden; d/o Joe Snyder / Schneider
Frieden, Magdalena 1835 1886  
Frieden, Maria 9/29/1906 1/7/1910  
Frieden, Marie A. 4/9/1840 12/22/1915  
Frieden, Marie B. 1913 1936  
Frieden, Martha nee Friederich   1/10/1965 aged 79 years; d/o Fred & Rosina (Salvisberg) Friederich; w/o Oscar
Frieden, Oscar 1/2/1882 11/5/1956 s/o Fred & Anna (Mathews) Frieden; h/o Martha Frederick
Frieden, Rachel 1864 1950  
Frieden, Robert Lavern 3/19/1921 04/20/1921 s/o Joe Frieden
Frieden, Rose nee Garber 3/13/1880 12/15/1960 w/o George
Frieden, Samuel Jacob 9/16/1910 12/4/1984 s/o Gottfried & Fanny (Benninger) Frieden; WWII veteran
Frieden, son 4/12/1921 4/14/1921 s/o Gottfried & Fannie
Friederich, Adeline 1874 1948 "Mother"
Friederich, Albert 11/3/1876 7/10/1941  
Friederich, Arthur A. 1912 1983 ssa Josephine C.
Friederich, Bertha 3/3/1900 5/2/1901  
Friederich, Celia nee Lanz 10/24/1883 1/28/1919  
Friederich, Clara 6/16/1906 6/26/1906 d/o J. & C.
Friederich, Elizabeth nee Bill 1870 1951 w/o Fred
Friederich, Ernest 06/19/1878 08/30/1899  
Friederich, Ernest Albert 'Ern' 9/28/1901 1/5/1990 s/o Fred & Elizabeth (Bill); h/o Florence
Friederich, Florence nee Baumgartner 12/26/1904 10/02/1954 d/o Alex & Rosa; w/o Ernest 'Ern'
Friederich, Fred 07/18/1869 7/16/1925 h/o Elizabeth
Friederich, Fred JR 8/11/1911 1/29/1974 s/o Fred & Elizabeth (Bill)
Friederich, Freddie 4/7/1901 4/12/1904 s/o F & E
Friederich, George 10/?/1891 12/01/1919  
Friederich, Henry W. 11/6/1907 1/7/1910 s/o J & C
Friederich, Ida nee Schneider 1893 1945 w/o Jacob
Friederich, Jacob SR 12/04/1882 12/02/1971 s/o Fred & Rosina (Salvisbeig) Friederich; h/o Ida Schneider
Friederich, Jean Louise nee Schultz 8/31/1933 2/2/2000 d/o Elmer Louis Schultz & Esther Hildegard Allen; w/o Robert
Friederich, John 4/28/1873 12/16/1942 s/o Frederick & Roseina; h/o Celia Lantz
Friederich, Josephine C. 1910 1988 w/o Arthur A.
Friederich, Palmer G. 8/2/1918 12/10/1918  
Friederich, Rosena 7/6/1845 7/30/1918  
Friederich, Theodore Lee 'Teddy' 11/12/1941 9/29/1962 s/o William & Waneta (Hicks) Friederich
Friederich, Waneta nee Hicks 1912 1951 "Mother"; 1st w/o William
Friederich, William 3/29/1908 10/31/1998 s/o Gottfried & Adeline (Butikofer) Friederich; 1st w/ Waneta Hicks, 2nd w/ Mary Lamphiear
Friederich, Willie 6/4/1897 6/4/1897 s/o F & E
Fritz, Rosetta      
Gehring, Edna Sarah nee Brackin 9/4/1907 10/28/1983 d/o John Butler & Louise V. (Miller) Brackin; w/o Lawrence
Gehring, Ella 11/25/1890 8/10/1980 d/o Jacob & Mary Gehring
Gehring, Isaac 3/6/1888 3/24/1962 s/o Jacob & Mary (Clark) Gehring; WWI veteran
Gehring, Jacob 01/20/1853 05/28/1949 h/o Mary Clark
Gehring, Jacob Milo 8/13/1898 11/19/1979 s/o Jacob & Mary (Clark) Gehring; h/o Bertha Mary Mogler
Gehring, Lawrence 7/3/1895 12/26/1979 s/o Jacob & Mary (Clark) Gehring; h/o Edna Sarah Brackin
Gehring, Maria 'Mary' nee Clark 05/19/1856 10/2/1918 w/o Jacob
Gerber, Albert 1861 11/17/1892  
Gerber, Daniel 09/23/1864 07/29/1886  
Gerber, Katherina 1833 12/27/1871  
Gerber, Magdalena 1839 9/3/1927 w/o Peter
Gerber, Peter 10/1814 07/05/1887 h/o Magdalena
Grimm, Anna Elizabeth nee Eberhart 12/10/1852 3/1/1939 d/o Benjamin & Elizabeth; w/o John
Grimm, John 1854 8/27/1924 h/o Anna E. Eberhart
Grimm, John JR 10/4/1890 03/24/1982 s/o John & Anna Elizabeth (Eberhard) Grimm; h/o Julia Braker
Grimm, Julia W. nee Braker 08/24/1894 01/27/1983 d/o Andrew & Louisa (Lederman) Braker; w/o John Grimm JR
Grimm, Lawrence Leo 11/4/1913 07/06/2000 s/o John & Julia (Braker) Grimm; h/o Effie West; WWII US Army veteran
Grimm, Lester 01/13/1927 5/17/1941 s/o John Grimm; drowned in the Turkey river
Habeger, Abraham 09/14/1841 05/28/1926 1st/w Babetha Pfister, 2nd/w Eliza Ny---ger
Habeger, Eliza nee Ny---ger 11/28/1872 06/10/1954 2nd w/o Abraham
Hanni, Fritz   c1894 "Rosette, Fritz & Walter Hanni"; no dates; obit of Rosetta: "27 years ago this last spring their three children died within nine days of each other during a scarlet fever epidemic"
Hanni, Rosetta 11/9/1862 9/17/1921 d/o Samuel & Elizabeth Egli; w/o Fred Hanni (d. 2/5/1923 & buried in the Elgin cemetery)
Hanni, Rosette   c1894 "Rosette, Fritz & Walter Hanni"; no dates; obit of Rosetta: "27 years ago this last spring their three children died within nine days of each other during a scarlet fever epidemic"
Hanni, Walter   c1894 "Rosette, Fritz & Walter Hanni"; no dates; obit of Rosetta: "27 years ago this last spring their three children died within nine days of each other during a scarlet fever epidemic"
Hannie, Carolina   08/31/1881 aged 18y 9m 26d
Hanson, Anna nee Meyer 10/12/1894 10/11/1966 d/o Christian & Rosina Meyer; w/o Martin A.
Hanson, Beulah Eileen nee Hofer 1/5/1934 2/26/1999 d/o Clarence & Bessie (Voshell) Hofer; w/o Robert M.
Hanson, Eliza nee Baumgartner 2/26/1857 9/8/1923 w/o Thomas
Hanson, Gladys Ruby 7/19/1920 4/2/1997 d/o Martin & Anna (Meyer)
Hanson, Henry William 3/28/1903 4/11/1927 s/o Thomas & Eliza; h/o Adelia Olson
Hanson, Marie 03/25/1802 07/29/1896  
Hanson, Martin August 8/1/1887 10/6/1983 h/o Anna; s/o Thomas & Eliza
Hanson, Robert Martin 8/30/1930 4/22/2012 h/o Beulah; s/o Martin & Annie (Meyer) Hanson
Hanson, Theodore   09/25/1895 age 14y; s/o Thomas & Eliza
Hanson, Thomas 1/23/1848 10/1/1932 h/o Eliza
Herman, Samuel Rudolf   10/24/1874 aged 56y
Hertig, Anna 1841 04/30/1899 w/o John
Hertig, John 1842 1926 h/o Anna
Hofer, Benjamin 'Ben' 05/07/1887 07/13/1957 h/o 1st Mollie, 2nd Loretta Imhoff (later Streeter); s/o Nick & Eliza
Hofer, Carole Jane   04/15/1959  
Hofer, Clifford George 06/27/1918 07/29/1957 Iowa, PFC Battery N, 6th Coast Artillary, WWII; s/o Samuel & Louise
Hofer, De Etta Jean 07/16/1963 02/21/1964 d/o Samuel & Louise
Hofer, Eliza nee Sutter 08/25/1851 05/17/1909 w/o Nick; Note: maiden name is from entry on Find-a-Grave, her death cert. gives "unknown"
Hofer, Fred 04/04/1885 12/30/1960 s/o Nicklus & Eliza
Hofer, John 09/05/1874 02/11/1901 h/o Solom Freiden; s/o Nick & Eliza; Note: obit gives incorrect date of birth
Hofer, Louise Ann nee Pfarrer 12/03/1886 07/18/1980 d/o Godfried & Anna (Studer); w/o Samuel
Hofer, Mollie nee Reitz 1891 12/29/1918 1st w/o Benjamin; may have died of post-natal complications from the birth of their daughter Helen on 11/22/1918
Hofer, Nicklaus 'Nick'   11/22/1902 aged 56y; h/o Eliza
Hofer, Paula 03/11/1958 03/14/1958  
Hofer, Rose E. 1934 1950 d/o Ben & Loretta
Hofer, Samuel 11/09/1881 03/03/1939 s/o Nicholas & Eliza; h/o Louise A.
Imhof, Rachel 04/25/1873 04/30/1938  
Imholf, Anna 03/11/1842 01/21/1913  
Janmanod, Maria L. 10/06/1868 11/04/1894 born in Switzerland, Gunton Wall

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