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Cemetery Index


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
Kohler, Fred 12/05/1833 7/26/1907  
Kohls, Selma Magdalena nee Baechler 06/20/1903 10/?/2001 d/o Ernest & Rose (Baumgartner) Baechler; 1st husband John Schneider, 2nd husband Herman Kohls
Kurth, Jacob 03/15/1866 11/06/1939 h/o Emma Fleckeger
Lantz, Eliza nee Freiden 03/23/1856 04/02/1903 w/o Joel Lantz
Lantz, Joel 11/07/1852 11/10/1937 h/o Eliza Freiden; s/o Christian & Sophie (Meyer) Lantz
Lehman, Adeline 12/29/1903 11/13/1993 d/o Tolfield & Emma (Butikofer) Lehman
Lehman, Daniel 5/29/1910 6/20/1992 s/o Tolfield & Emma (Butikofer) Lehman
Lehman, Emma nee Butikofer 09/23/1882 05/25/1937 w/o Tofield Lehman
Lehman, Jacob   09/17/1883  
Lehman, Jacob 1835 03/24/1919  
Lehman, John 1806 09/06/1893  
Lehman, Marie 1807 1888  
Lehman, Rosanna nee Hess 1845 02/24/1907  
Lehman, Tofield 5/5/1873 09/27/1958 s/o Jacob & Rosa (Hess) Lehman; h/o Emma Butikofer
Lerch, Anna nee Zaugg 08/22/1882 09/24/1924 1st w/o Ernest
Lerch, Ernest 08/02/1884 09/11/1940 "Father"; 1st w/ Anna, 2nd w/ Selma Friederich (d. 1987, as Selma Hofer, bur. Highland Lutheran cem.)
Letherman, Anna   07/04/1908 age 83y 4m 25d;
Light, child   1860 name is illegible; child of J & M
Light, George   02/17/1860 aged 10y; s/o J & M
Light, Jacob 1808 07/06/1876 h/o Magdelena; Note! All of the Light's are on the same stone
Light, Magdelena 1812 12/09/1876 w/o Jacob
Light, Phillip   02/07/1860 aged 12y; s/o J & M
Marie, Anna 1823 1894  
Martie, Elizabeth 04/20/1820 10/29/1896  
Martie, Emma 1859 1923  
Martie, Fred Joseph 10/15/1902 1/27/1978 s/o Louis & Louisa (Schneider) Martie; Note! Obit does not specifically state he is buried in this cemetery - researchers should confirm
Martie, Jacob 1826 09/04/1886  
Martie, Louis 1861 1934 h/o Louisa
Martie, Louisa nee Schneider 11/18/1872 6/25/1949 w/o Louis; d/o Joseph & Mary
Martie, William 1857 02/22/1875  
Marty / Marte, Jacob 'Jake' 1850 03/23/1902 died of injury in a steamsaw accident
Metzger, Edward 11/26/1889 9/??/1958 1st/w Salome Butikofer, 2nd/w Louisa Butikofer; Conflict! gravestone is engraved with 1957 as year of death, his obituary appeared in the Elgin Echo on Thursday, September 11, 1958
Metzger, Ervin 12/12/1917 11/1/1989 s/o George & Louisa (Martie) Metzger; h/o Ruth Schneider; WWII US Army veteran
Metzger, George 1887 11/?/1961 h/o Louisa (Martie)
Metzger, Louisa nee Martie 1890 1965 w/o George
Metzger, Louisa nee Butikofer 1878 1960 2nd w/o Edward
Metzger, Noah 3/14/1919 1/30/1998 s/o George & Louisa (Martie); WWII US Army veteran
Metzger, Ruben 5/16/1916 9/27/1983 s/o Edward & Salome (Butikofer); h/o Anna E. Keller
Metzger, Ruth Alice nee Schneider 11/11/1913 04/27/2011 d/o Fred & Elizabeth (Gehring); w/o Ervin
Metzger, Salome nee Butikofer 03/22/1885 3/24/1919 1st w/o Edward Metzger
Meyer, Albert 05/12/1892 02/01/1919 s/o Christ & Rosa; h/o Louisa; ssa John, Louisa & Ida
Meyer, Celia Ann nee Baumgartner 08/19/1885 04/11/1932 d/o Adolph & Marian; w/o George
Meyer, Christian 'Chris' 03/10/1846 11/10/1928 h/o Mary
Meyer, Christian 01/13/1859 06/30/1910 h/o Rose Yost
Meyer, David 1889 2/24/1920  
Meyer, George 1882 11/24/1909 h/o Celia Ann; s/o Christ & Mary
Meyer, Ida nee Baumgartner 04/11/1893 10/12/1966 d/o Adolph & Mary Ann (Miller); w/o John; ssa Albert, John & Louisa
Meyer, John 06/05/1890 2/6/1919 s/o Christ & Rosa; h/o Ida; ssa Albert, Louisa & Ida
Meyer, Lena 11/20/1879 10/20/1948 d/o Christian & Mary
Meyer, Louisa nee Baumgartner 12/12/1889 2/2/1919 d/o Adolph & Mary Ann (Miller); w/o Albert; ssa Albert, John & Ida ;
Meyer, Mary nee Baumgartner 1853 01/26/1923 w/o Christian
Miller, Lena 5/7/1876 6/18/1947 d/o Fred & Marie Miller
Moore, Elizabeth Louise nee Butikofer 11/21/1921 3/13/1991 d/o Albert & Marie (Schupbach) Butikofer; w/o Werner
Moore, Esther nee Frieden 3/9/1895 6/22/1967 d/o Ben & Leah (Schneider) Frieden; w/o Emil
Moore, Sarah nee Metzger 1/11/1915 12/13/1989 d/o George & Louisa (Martie) Metzger; w/o Orville
Moore, Wyl 2/18/1956 1/17/1996 s/o Werner & Elizabeth (Butikofer) Moore
Nygaard, Elizabeth nee Schneider 1907 1959 d/o Benjamin & Rosina (Butikofer)
Pfarrer, Mary     ssa Nicklaus
Pfarrer, Nicklaus     ssa Mary
Pfister, Gottfried   07/04/1957 aged 73; h/o Louisa Schneider
Pfister, Harold Lloyd 07/16/1926 06/14/2002 s/o Gottfried & Louisa; h/o Shirley Mae
Pfister, Mary Ann nee Hofer 08/7/1939 06/28/2011 d/o Ben & Loretta (Imhoff); w/o William L.
Pfister, Shirley Mae nee Bachman 12/29/1934 02/07/2012 d/o Leo & Mabel (Boeckenheuer); w/o Harold L.
Pfister, William Lester 'Bill' 12/02/1930 10/15/2010 s/o Gottfried & Louisa; h/o Mary Ann; US Marine Corps, Korean war
Pulfer, Anna Elizabeth nee Traschel 1859 1937 w/o Rudolph
Pulfer, Charles 07/28/1881 5/10/1936 s/o Rudolph & Anna
Pulfer, Edward 05/12/1898 8/11/1988 s/o Rudolph & Anna
Pulfer, Ernst 12/27/1894 11/14/1934 s/o Rudolph & Anna
Pulfer, Fritz 11/19/1877 8/14/1926 s/o Rudolph & Anna E.
Pulfer, George 7/18/1900 12/14/1990 s/o Rudolph & Anna
Pulfer, Gottlieb 9/26/1883 1/26/1982 s/o Rudolph & Anna; h/o Bertha Ruch
Pulfer, Ida Fannie nee Fischer 4/14/1901 10/5/1967 d/o Tolfield; w/o John
Pulfer, John 11/10/1890 6/16/1952 s/o Rudolph & Anna; h/o Ida I.
Pulfer, Mary 9/12/1886 1/4/1978 d/o Rudolph & Anna
Pulfer, Rudolph 03/12/1856 10/02/1937 h/o Anna; died at State Hospital, Independence, Buchanan co. IA
Rathen, Anna      
Reagg, Jacob 1816 4/19/1904  
Reagg, Marie 1810 12/09/1886  
Reinhard, Maryann 08/28/1857 07/18/1884 aged 26y 10m 2d
Reinhardt, Anna Barbara 1813 08/06/1898 aged 85y
Reinhardt, Emma 1862 1938  
Reinhardt, Fred 03/01/1874 09/07/1912 surname is spelled Reinhart in his obit
Reinhardt, Jacob 01/08/1846 4/5/1923  
Reinhardt, Mary 04/04/1832 11/9/1916 w/o John
Reinhart, Mary 1878 1918  
Reitz, Fred 03/20/1852 9/14/1928 "Father"; h/o Rosette; s/o John & Magalena
Reitz, John 1883 1919  
Ritz, John 1816 1892 h/o Magalena
Ritz, Magalena 1821 08/25/1912 w/o John
Ritz, Rosette 10/11/1862 11/22/1898 w/o Fred
Ruegg, Catharine nee Bracker 7/20/1839 9/8/1909 1st h/ J. Lehman, 2nd h/ Jacob Ruegg;
Ruegg, Jacob   04/19/1904 2nd w/ Catharine Bracker Lehman
Schlupp, Alfred 8/25/1878 6/30/1970 adopted s/o Sam & Lisetta Schlupp
Schlupp, Frederick 9/22/1847 4/5/1929 1st w/ Rosena Rothenbuehler, 2nd w/ Rosa (Yost) Meyer
Schlupp, Rosa nee Yost 4/11/1862 10/13/1941 1st h/ Christian Meyer, 2nd h/ Fred Schlupp
Schlupp, Rosena nee Rothenbuehler 1845 9/3/1917 1st w/o Frederick
Schlupp, Sam      
Schlupp, Susana 1814 1887  
Schmid, Augusta 1841 1/15/1930  
Schmid, Emma 1869 2/11/1905 ssa Johnie
Schmid, Frederick 1832 1/9/1908  
Schmid, Herman 1875 03/09/1894  
Schmid, Johnie 1871 1871 ssa Emma
Schmid, Mary 6/24/1867 3/29/1943  
Schmid, Rose   1962  
Schneider, Allen R. 1907 1971 s/o Fred & Elizabeth
Schneider, Ben JR 1911 6/?/1960 aged 49 yrs; s/o Benjamin & Rosina
Schneider, Benjamin 05/18/1868 11/3/1947 s/o Joseph & Mary; h/o Rosina
Schneider, Bertha      
Schneider, Cecelia nee Schneider 11/26/1878 12/9/1957 d/o Joseph & Mary; w/o Joseph V.
Schneider, Clarence Charles 5/5/1909 5/19/1952 s/o Joe & Celia; h/o Mabel Dennler; Veteran
Schneider, Eli 1904 1933 h/o Mollie; s/o Louis S. & Mary (Christen)
Schneider, Elizabeth nee Gehring 10/16/1883 03/18/1977 w/o Fred; d/o Jacob & Mary (Clark) Gehring; d. in Postville, IA hospital; Muehlether Funeral Home; ACDR
Schneider, Fred J. 12/15/1876 05/10/1953 h/o Elizabeth
Schneider, George      
Schneider, Harold Clifton 3/8/1911 1/16/1982 s/o Joseph & Cecelia
Schneider, Jacob     ssa Mary Ann
Schneider, John 11/06/1895 12/26/1945 s/o Ben & Rosa; h/o Selma
Schneider, Joseph 01/11/1827 5/7/1914 h/o Marie
Schneider, Leslie 10/25/1902 8/10/1928 s/o Louis
Schneider, Maria 1844 3/23/1900 ssa Victor
Schneider, Marie / Mary 1836 9/5/1917 aged 86y 8m 11d; w/o Joseph
Schneider, Marie Elizabeth 03/22/1911 04/03/1983 unmarried; d/o Fred J. & Elizabeth; d. Postville hosp.; Muehlethaler Funeral home; ACDR
Schneider, Mary 05/10/1881 9/22/1914  
Schneider, Mary Ann     ssa Jacob
Schneider, Mollie nee Schneider 11/15/1902 2/2/1978 w/o Eli; d/o Benjamin & Rosina (Butikofer) Schneider
Schneider, Rosina nee Butikofer 01/23/1870 7/5/1939 d/o John & Elizabeth; w/o Benjamin
Schneider, Selma nee Baechler 1903 2001 w/o John
Schneider, Victor 1830 08/22/1898 h/o Maria
Schneider, Willie      
Schupbach, Albert 08/22/1885 01/25/1959 s/o Frederick & Elizabeth (Grimm); h/o Sarah Maibach
Schupbach, Anna R. nee Friederich 08/06/1888 5/24/1977 w/o Wm. H.
Schupbach, Elizabeth 8/4/1850 9/1/1922 w/o Frederick
Schupbach, Elizabeth 8/5/1910 1/22/1930  
Schupbach, Frederick 1/1/1826 12/14/1915 h/o Elizabeth
Schupbach, George F. 2/8/1917 8/22/2003 s/o Albert & Sarah (Maibach) Schupbach; h/o Mildred Butikofer
Schupbach, Lena 1879 1984  
Schupbach, Lewis F. 7/10/1915 2/28/1916  
Schupbach, Mildred E. nee Butikofer 7/28/1920 3/21/1998 d/o John & Louisa (Sutter) Butikofer; w/o George
Schupbach, Robert Cloy 11/30/1943 6/25/1967 s/o George & Mildred (Butikofer) Schupbach; US Marine Corps, Sgt SVC Co HQBn 1 Mar Div, Viet Nam veteran
Schupbach, Ruth Lydia 6/2/1912 1/2/2004 d/o Albert & Sarah (Maibach) Schupbach
Schupbach, Sarah Magdaline nee Maibach 1/28/1884 1/10/1964 d/o Gottlieb & Lydia; w/o Albert E.
Schupbach, William Henry 09/14/1883 10/22/1928 s/o Frederich & Elizabeth; h/o Anna Friederich
Sova, Lydia 1859 02/18/1888  
Streeter, Dolly Loretta nee Imhof 1/19/1909 12/27/1971 b. Bethlehem, IA, d/o Mrs. Mary Bates; adopted by Alfred & Rachel Imhof of Elgin, IA at age 9; 1st h/ Ben Hofer, 2nd h/ Ruel Streeter
Sutter, Dan 8/27/1891 6/16/1947 s/o Fred & Rachel; h/o Hulda; WWI veteran
Sutter, Fred     1st h/o Rachel Snyder / Schneider
Sutter, Hulda nee Friederich 09/02/1898 5/29/1989 d/o Fred & Elizabeth (Bill); w/o Dan
Sutter, Joseph 10/05/1886 11/25/1886 s/o F. & R. Sutter
Tankhauser, Caroline      
Thoman, Alta Marion 8/29/1898 2/17/1983  
Thomann, Bertha 01/06/1877 04/19/1897  
Voidet, Rose Adele [Viodet] 1850 July 1932 Note: gravestone spells surname Voidet, obit spells it Viodet
Weiman, Anna Barbara 08/12/1805 04/12/1889  
Wenger, Marie Adeline nee Frederick 11/28/1942 11/2/1995 d/o William & Adeline Frederick; w/o Ronald
Wohlheter, Henry N.   11/16/1862 aged 13y 3m; s/o Frid & Venjtlelink
Wuthrich, Christian 1839 10/9/1914  
Wuthrich, Maddaline 1840 4/25/1915  
Yost, Fred 1869 1946  

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