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Cemetery Index


Ebenezer Cemetery
(aka Wood Community or Woodland cemetery)
Elk Township Section 21 SW/NW

Ebenezer cemetery - photo by Phyllis Peterson

 

~source: personal recording of burials by Phyllis Peterson who walked the cemetery in October 2004 & updated September 2011
~submitters note: I added the lot numbers from the WPA records, and added my own comments.
~Updates from obituaries, Death Certificates, gravestones & other sources by the site coordinator from time to time


*Many gravestone photos have been contributed for this cemetery*
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Clayton co. Obituary Index
Obituaries of people buried in this cemetery may have been transcribed

Name Birth Death Comments
Ackman, Anna E. 1893 1979 w/o Ernest
Ackman, Bernard H. 05/08/1851 10/21/1941 h/o Wilhelmina; s/o Harman H. & Adaline (?Ruc---)
Ackman, Ernest A. 1886 1971 h/o Anna
Ackman, Wilhelmina nee Mecklenkamp 12/10/1858 05/31/1935 w/o Bernard; d/o John & unkn
Adams, Elsie I. 12/13/1884 1/20/1916  
Appleton, Bernetta J. ---- ---- ssa Randall L.
Appleton, Floy 1888 1983 ssa Otto
Appleton, Mark A. 9/3/1958 2/7/1993 Married Nancy, 1983. Father of Brian, Sarah, Amber & Brett
Appleton, Otto 1885 1982 h/o Floy
Appleton, Randall L. 4/7/1921 6/23/2007 ssa Bernetta J. Parents of Mark, Elaine & Andy
Appleton, Vivian I. 9/20/1913 9/12/1917 Dau. of O. & F.
Banner, John David 4/17/1923 11/24/1995 ssa Mary - U.S. Navy WW II
Banner, Mary E. 3/11/1925 ---- ssa John, Married 18 Oct 1944, Parents of Rosie, David, & Sandy.
Berens, Elise 1863 1936 ssa Herman
Berens, Herman 1862 1907 ssa Elise
Berens, infant dau 1901 ---- Infant of H. & E.
Berens, infant son 1900 ---- Infant of H. & E.
Brockmeyer, Bessie Ann 1925 1926  
Brockmeyer, Frank H. 1858 3/22/1901  
Brockmeyer, Harold Raymond 1903 1973 ssa Irene
Brockmeyer, Infant     With Harold & Irene
Brockmeyer, Infant 1929 ---- With Harold & Irene
Brockmeyer, Irene Alice nee Sykes 1905 1994 ssa Harold
Brockmeyer, John 1851 1946 ssa Maria
Brockmeyer, Margaret D. 2/28/1885 1/31/1910  
Brockmeyer, Maria nee Hildebrandt 1868 1951 ssa John
Ernst, Marguerite nee Staub 3/12/1916 3/2/2006 ssa Roy
Ernst, Marshall 8/29/1981 ---- Our Baby, Son of Jerry & Rosie
Ernst, Roy Edwin 6/14/1917 8/26/1991 ssa Marguerite
Fensterman, David Orval 6/151942 3/28/2009 Sgt US Army, Vietnam
Fensterman, Dorothy Floy nee Blaker 9/12/1914 5/24/1992 ssa Orval N. Parents of Darla, David, Norman, Marsha, Charles, John, & Diane
Fensterman, Fred H. 1873 1947 ssa Ida C. [Frederich Herman]
Fensterman, Ida Christina nee Walters 1878 1953 ssa Fred H.
Fensterman, Orval Norman 7/30/1917 2/24/1995 ssa Dorothy
Fenstermann, Arlen 7/2/1936 ---- Infant twin sons of Howard & Lenora
Fenstermann, Arlo 7/2/1936 10/9/1936 Infant twin sons of Howard & Lenora
Fenstermann, Carl Martin 6/13/1909 7/4/1997 ssa Clara
Fenstermann, Clara Louise nee Matthews 2/21/1912 9/20/2003 ssa Carl
Fenstermann, Dorothy Alice 5/15/1908 9/17/1984  
Fenstermann, Emma M. 7/24/1873 10/7/1909 Wife of Henry, ssa H.H.J.
Fenstermann, H. H. J. 6/17/1870 1/26/1955 [Henry], ssa Emma
Fenstermann, Howard E. 1902 1967 ssa Lenora
Fenstermann, infant dau unreadable unreadable Infant dau. of Henry
Fenstermann, Lenora G. nee Kraus 10/19/1906 6/30/2007 ssa Howard
Fenstermann, Marea 10/27/1871 7/16/1958  
Friedley, Anna 1867 1925 Mother
Friedley, Berdien Oscar 9/6/1916 5/3/1993 S/Sgt US Army, WWII
Friedley, Ella 1890 1962  
Friedley, Fred 1857 1939 Father
Friedley, Jr. 1954 1956 Son of Mr. & Mrs. B. O. Friedley
Friedley, Lucille M. 8/10/1918 9/1/2003  
Friedley, Oscar 1890 1966  
Hamlett, Hulda 1898 1993 ssa Otley
Hamlett, infant dau 1922 1924 Infant dau. of Otley & Hulda
Hamlett, Otley 1899 1973 ssa Hulda
Hilgendorf, Benjamin M. 02/13/1894 5/25/1910 Son of E.C. & Emma
Hilgendorf, Clara M. 05/21/1862 2/6/1909 lot 2; Dau. of E.C. & Emma
Hilgendorf, Edward C. 05/20/1857 6/13/1908 lot 2; h/o Emma
Hilgendorf, Emma 8/27/1861 Blank w/o Edward C.
Hilgendorf, Frieda D. 8/6/1897 12/24/1909 Dau. of E.C. & Emma
Hilgendorf, G. F. Edward 8/26/1821 10/23/1900 lot 1; h/o Johanna
Hilgendorf, George F. 09/20/1882 11/28/1907 lot 2 – Son of E.C. & Emma
Hilgendorf, Infant - - Child of Edward & Emma
Hilgendorf, Johanna D. nee Schwightenberg 2/25/1824 03/05/1891 lot 1; w/o G.F. Edw.
Hilgendorf, Laura M. 09/08/1888 11/3/1907 lot 2 – Dau of E.C. & Emma
Holland, Alvina 6/9/1860 5/6/1934  
Holland, H. 1858 1921 [Herman]
Kraus, Anna 1872 1947 ssa John
Kraus, Harley 1902 1983 ssa Laura
Kraus, John 1868 1942 ssa Anna
Kraus, Laura 1903 1987 ssa Harley
Kurrelmeyer, B. 11/25/1836 10/23/1914 [Bernard]
Kurrelmeyer, Edna Mary 4/17/1901 6/24/1901  
Kurrelmeyer, Elsabein nee VonTalge 7/18/1835 1/3/1918 lot 3
Kurrelmeyer, Infant Son 1898 1898  
Moser, Elizabeth N. 1/20/1827 3/20/1900 lot 4
Moser, Ernest Oscar 1888 1967 ssa Sarah Grace
Moser, Nick 1855 1933 lot 4, ssa Rosa
Moser, Rosa 1861 1930 lot 4 , ssa Nick
Moser, Sarah Grace nee Brockmeyer 1892 1979 ssa Ernest O.
Sargent, Helen A. 1909 2002 ssa Paul
Sargent, Paul W. 1906 1969 ssa Helen
Staub, Dorothy 2/10/1920 6/3/2000  
Van Talge, Bertha 1887 1927  
Van Talge, Edward John 07/22/1892 06/20/1931 h/o Irma unkn.; s/o Herman & Ida; death cert.: committed suicide
Van Talge, Herman Dietrick 09/101851 02/20/1933 h/o Ida; s/o G. Van Talge & unkn.
Van Talge, Ida Alvina nee Thiel 12/10/1860 11/301932 w/o Herman
Wessel, Albert 1883 1954  
Wessel, Anna nee Van Talge 08/10/1882 06/26/1937 w/o Benjamin; d/o Herman & Ida (Thiel)
Wessel, Arthur H. 1891 1966  
Wessel, Benjamin 'Ben' 03/15/1872 12/22/1942 h/o Anna; s/o Bernard & ?Nane (Kramer)
Wessel, Burdette E. 1913 2001 h/o Lucile; father of Edward, Marla, Robert, David, Calvin, Esther & Diane
Wessel, Doris V. 07/19/1921 12/29/1935 d/o Ben & Anna
Wessel, Edward F. 08/301885 07/01/1920 lot 14; h/o Flora; s/o Herman & Mary (Brockmeyer); Death cert.: died of a brain tumor @ Iowa Methodist Hosp., Des Moines
Wessel, Elsie M. 1913 1989  
Wessel, Erwin G. 1/7/1897 9/4/1897  
Wessel, Esther M. 1899 1945  
Wessel, Flora E. 1891 1949 w/o Edward
Wessel, Helen O. 1890 1950  
Wessel, Herman 09/05/1848 04/22/1926 lot 14; h/o Mary; s/o Albert & Adalide (Hartbeck)
Wessel, Irving 1898 1981 h/o Mildred M.
Wessel, Kate 1887 1950  
Wessel, Lucile L. 1914 2003 w/o Burdette
Wessel, Maria Elsie 'Mary' nee Brockmeier 03/16/1859 04/01/1925 lot 14; w/o Herman; d/o John & Elsie (Krimple)
Wessel, Mildred Mae nee Brockmeyer 1905 2001 w/o Irving
Wessel, Wayne Bernard 1923 02/23/1994  
Withell, Anna Marie 1888 1977  
Withell, Ed Randal 3/12/1897 2/20/1992  


Ebenezer WPA records

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