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Hillcrest Cemetery
aka Volga City cemetery

12818 Cass St., Volga, Sperry Twp., Sec 9 NE NE 9-92-6

Hill Crest cemetery - photo by Jim Steele SR

J & L surnames
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The cemetery is a short distance east of Volga City on Cass St. It is on the south side of the road, directly across from Sacred Heart Catholic / School House Yard Cemetery.

Birdseye view of Hillcrest cemetery - from Bing Maps
Birdseye view from Bing Maps

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*Obituaries have been posted for some of the people buried in this cemetery
Clayton co. Obituary Index & Allamakee co. Obituary Index

~The original list of burials was contributed by Charlene Barnhart from an unknown source
~WPA records were transcribed and added to the original list by Phyllis Montour; lot numbers, if given, are from WPA records
~Additional burials and information have been added by the Clayton co. Coordinator from Clayton county death records, Iowa Death Certificates; gravestone inscriptions, obituaries, newspapers, census and SSDI records
~Additional information and/or names were contributed by Judy Mellinger, a Cummings & Davis family researcher (June 2005)

J & L surnames

Name Birth Death Comments
Jackson, George      
Jackson, Orril      
Jellings, Amelia nee Herwig 03/05/1880 02/05/1933 lot 180; 2nd w/o James; d/o Justus & Katie
Jellings, Benjamin 1831 04/04/1897 lot 196; h/o Elizabeth
Jellings, Clarinda 1869 05/20/1891 lot 180; 1st w/o James
Jellings, Elizabeth nee Lowe 06/30/1838 08/08/1907 lot 196; w/o Benjamin; d/o James & Elizabeth (Bates)
Jellings, Elizabeth     lot 196
Jellings, Elizabeth Margaret nee Cummings 03/06/1881 08/14/1923 lot 248; w/o Will (divorced); d/o Thomas W. & Sarah J. (Robinson)
Jellings, James J.   12/25/1944 age 85y; h/o 1st Clarinda, 2nd Amelia
Jellings, Sarah E. 1843 1908 lot 196
Jellings, Will      
Jennings, Alla Ellen 'Allie' nee Walters 07/03/1866 07/24/1934 lot 30; w/o Henry; d/o Martin & Susan (Hess)
Jennings, Blanche 1900 1993 w/o Lyle
Jennings, E.M.      
Jennings, Ella     lot 227
Jennings, Eva nee Burrington 1889 1968 w/o Clifford?
Jennings Henry      
Jennings, James Shakespere   02/27/1870 19 months; s/o Joseph & Sarah
Jennings, Joseph      
Jennings, Joseph M. 11/11/1843 06/29/1930 lot 227; h/o Sarah, 2nd Martha Beavers (d. 1932, bur. Str Pt. cem. with 1st husb.); s/o Zachariah & Mary; Co. A, 38th IA Inf.
Jennings, Lyle C. 1898 1964 h/o Blanche; s/o Henry & Alla
Jennings, Mary nee Morris 1820 09/21/1901 lot 201
Jennings, Sarah Ellen nee Crane 09/01/1842 06/15/1908 1st w/o Joseph M.
Jennings, Sarah M.      
Jennings, Wm. M. 1861 11/16/1879 lot 202
Jennings, Zachariah 05/23/1817 04/03/1908 lot 202; h/o Mary
Jersey, Franklin J. 1826 03/24/1875 lot 195
Johnson, Daniel W. 07/01/1844 02/16/1923 lot 44; 8th IA Cav.
Jones, Abram Benjamin 11/30/1852 11/20/1928 h/o Hattie; died in Hawthorne, WI
Jones, Beverly June nee Chappell 06/12/1945 01/21/1994 w/o Gerald
Jones, Charlabelle      
Jones, Elma      
Jones, Gerald R.     h/o Beverly
Jones, Grace      
Jones, Hattie nee O'Neal 1851 12/31/1910 lot 7; w/o Abram
Jones, Julia M. 08/14/1880 10/12/1921 lot 2
Jones, Lester      
Jones, Richard      
Jones, William Henry 08/10/1857 01/28/1909 h/o Georgia Hold (remarried to James B. Westcott)
Jones, William 'Harold' 03/18/1899 10/20/1918 lot 245; s/o William H. & Georgia; died in the Spanish flu epidemic at Iowa City, IA
       
Kainz, Dorothe   1999 see Dorothe Larson below
Keehner, Carrol Gene 08/20/1948 12/21/1967 s/o Carrol G. & Velma (Glessner); Lance Corporal, U.S. Marine Corps, killed near Quang Tri, Vietnam
Keehner, Gary Lee 10/29/1949 06/22/2000 s/o Carrol G. & Velma (Glessner)
Keeling, Arthur Charles 06/01/1860 02/07/1901 lot 65; h/o Elizabeth Andrews; s/o John & Mary
Keeling, Ermine nee Phillips     w/o Frederick J.
Keeling, Frederick John 08/30/1863 10/16/1941 h/o Ermine; s/o John & unkn. (Basford)
Keeling, Fred J.     h/o Margaret; s/o John & Mary
Keeling, Hannah L.     lot 72
Keeling, Hannah      
Keeling John 1826 10/10/1894 lot 72; h/o Mary
Keeling John W.      
Keeling, Margaret B. 'Maggy' nee Robinson 11/05/1864 12/01/1914 lot 36; w/o F.J.; d/o William & Margaret (Gallagher); 1st president of the Hill Crest cemetery association
Keeling, Mary 1824 01/18/1869 lot 72; w/o John
Keeling, Susan nee Stearns 01/25/1829 11/30/1907 lot 72; d/o Thomas & Mary (Bull)
Keilholtz, Alice   01/03/1889 25y 9m 26d
Keilholtz, Carrie E. nee Larson 1893 07/12/1987 w/o Lester
Keilholtz, Edgar Willis 09/04/1879 05/17/1923 lot 33s/o Hamilton & Ella
Keilholtz, Ella Jane nee Marble 05/28/1857 02/19/1910 lot 151; w/o Hamilton; d/o Eli W. & Mary (Barber)
Keilholtz, Eunice 09/02/1855 12/20/1922 d/o Samuel & Susanna
Keilholtz, Hamilton Pratt 03/08/1857 07/17/1941 h/o Ella; s/o Samuel & Susanna
Keilholtz, James 02/28/1859 05/??/1882  
Keilholtz, Lester Leroy 06/??/1882 09/25/1957 h/o Carrie; s/o Hamilton & Ella
Keilholtz, Samuel K.   03/08/1889 h/o Susanna
Keilholtz, Susanna Margaret nee Wells or Welch 10/04/1827 07/29/1909 w/o Samuel; d/o James & Susan (Miller)
Kelly, Caroll      
Kelly, Velma C. nee Glesner 1926 1997 w/o William
Kelly, William B. 1913 1999 h/o Velma
Kelsey, Margaret Eleanor Wilson nee Davis 01/13/1847 02/17/1930 w/o 1st James Wilson (see his entry, this cem), 2nd Wm. Kelsey (2nd wife, d. 10/1/1916, bur. Campton cem., Buchanan co. IA w/1st wife); d/o Hiram & Huldah (Van Patten); Note: obit & death cert. give Str Pt cemetery as burial place, unknown if she's buried as Wilson (most likely) or Kelsey
Kerr, Urias 1867 1907 WPA surname = Keir
Kewley, Clarence      
Kewley, Emily Self nee Hunt 12/02/1836 08/20/1902 w/o 1st Osias Self (died 10/30/1868), 2nd James Kewley
Kewley, James 12/25/1826 11/15/1913 h/o 1st Beulah A. McClure (d. 1871, bur. Illinois), 2nd Emily
Kewley, Violet      
King, Justus 1807 01/31/1883 lot 87; h/o Rhoda; Civil War Veteran
King, Rhoda nee Vaughn 1810 11/23/1873 lot 87; w/o Justus
King, Rhoda     lot 87
Kingsley, James Lester 10/06/1926 05/31/1982 h/o Dorothy Stegen; s/o John & Florence (Thyne); U.S. Army, Korea
Kitterman, Francis Frederick 06/21/1911 03/20/1968 h/o Marjorie; s/o Thomas & Jennie
Kitterman, Jennie C. nee Davis 06/02/1878 03/30/1968 lot 38; w/o Thomas A.; d/o Francis & Eliza (Cummings)
Kitterman Marjorie S. nee Voshell 07/13/1911 03/12/1986 w/o Francis F.
Kitterman, Thomas Allen 06/29/1870 06/29/1917 lot 38; h/o Jennie C.
Knipper, Gail Ann nee Haynes 12/08/1955 10/03/2008 w/o Joseph; d/o Victor E. & Betty J. (Goranson); funeral home marker
Knipper, Joseph A. 10/16/1949 07/13/2020 h/o Gail; s/o Aloysius & Mary (Berns)
Knipper, Kari Lynn 10/??1975 11/12/1975 d/o Joseph & Linda (Anderegg); funeral home marker
Kottman, A. Louis 1877 04/13/1927 lot 8
Kottman, Dorothy     d/o Louis & Sarah
Kottman, Louis H. 03/31/1877 04/13/1937 h/o Sarah; s/o Henry & Lena (Baars)
Kottman, Sarah nee Revell      
Kunzman, baby   1949  
Kunzman, Albert D. 06/13/1912 12/08/1983 h/o Juliana
Kunzman, Arthur R. 1881 1967 h/o Mary
Kunzman, Julina / Juliana Ella nee Berns 03/17/1916 12/11/2007 w/o Albert; d/o LeRoy & Mary (Hass)
Kunzman, Kaye Ann 01/17/1940 09/22/1996 mother o/Stewart Hackett
Kunzman, Mary R. nee Duff 1880 1969 w/o Arthur
       
Lamphier, Anna M. 1866 04/22/1900 lot 24
Lamphier, Austin Lymon 08/06/1872 02/04/1959 h/o 1st Edith P., 2nd Sarah; s/o Lymon & Betsy
Lamphier, Bertha 03/??/1890 09/14/1890 age 6mo; d/o Elmer & Margaret; her mother died in or shortly after her birth
Lamphier, Bertha nee Fitak   1965 w/o Virgil I.
Lamphier, Betsy Jane nee Page 12/01/1837 07/03/1914 lot 25; w/o Lyman; d/o Lamuel & Betsy J. (Bevens)
Lamphier, Clarence 1899 1915 lot 24; s/o Elmer & Mary
Lamphier, Dennis 'Dennie'   07/14/1971 age 56; h/o Iva L.; s/o Austin & Sarah
Lamphier, Edith Pearl nee Phillips 05/14/1884 04/26/1905 lot 76; 1st w/o Austin; d/o C.B. & Charlotte (Butler)
Lamphier, Edward L.   1937  
Lamphier - Hummel, Elizabeth nee Maxwell   1927 w/o 1st William, 2nd Martin Hummel; see entry for Elizabeth Hummel, this cemetery
Lamphier, Elmer S. 08/06/1859 09/15/1938 h/o 1st Margaret, 2nd Mary; s/o Lyman & Betsy J.
Lamphier, Emeline Eurela nee Merdick 11/04/1846 05/18/1909 lot 24; w/o Myron
Lamphier, Emma E.   1952  
Lamphier, Emma M. 1910 1931 lot 24
Lamphier, Gracie May 12/25/1910 02/12/1931 d/o Elmer & Mary
Lamphier, Henry T.   1968  
Lamphier, Herman LeRoy 03/16/1911 09/01/1980 h/o Louise; s/o Austin & Sarah
Lamphier, Iva L. nee Davis   12/24/1984 w/o Dennie
Lamphier, Jessie   1962  
Lamphier, Kenneth L.   1960  
Lamphier, Lester Wm. 1894 1920 lot 24
Lamphier, Louise nee Haught     w/o Herman
Lamphier, Lyman     lot 190
Lamphier, Lyman Monroy 12/09/1831 01/26/1917 lot 24; h/o Betsy; s/o Lloyd & unkn. (Everett)
Lamphier, Margaret I. nee Suttlemeier 1859 03/19/1890 lot 239; w/o Elmer; died in childbirth
Lamphier, Mary E. nee Gipper 04/15/1872 10/22/1953 2nd w/o Elmer; d/o Henry & Mary (Vollmer)
Lamphier, Morris   1963 s/o Lyman & Betsy
Lamphier, Nellie - - lot 24; see Nellie Robbins' entry
Lamphier, Nellie Elizabeth Popenhagen nee Landis 03/19/1900 1973 w/o 1st John L. Popenhagen (d. 1924, bur. Lima cemetery, Fayette co. IA), 2nd Willis Lamphier; d/o Charles & Almina (Cline)
Lamphier, Norman 1805 05/26/1881 lot 192
Lamphier, Roger Dean   1945  
Lamphier, Sarah Ann nee Wooner   1943 2nd w/o Austin
Lamphier, Sylvia   11/26/1970  
Lamphier, Virgil Ivan 07/24/1903 08/14/1954 h/o Bertha; s/o Austin & Edith P.; died Monticello, IA after being gored by a bull
Lamphier, Wallace   1956  
Lamphier, William I. 1841 10/16/1908 lot 239; 1st h/o Elizabeth Maxwell (see entry for Eliz. Hummel, this cemetery)
Lamphier, Willis L.   1977 2nd h/o Nellie
Larson - Kainz, Dorothe Mae nee Christeleit 12/29/1921 10/02/1999 w/o 1st William, 2nd Rudy Kainz (d. 1979, bur. St. Joseph, Elkader); d/o William H. & Rose N. (Poor)
Larson, Edward 1904 1954 h/o Eva
Larson, Eunice Marie 11/16/1945 06/24/1954 d/o William & Dorothe; drowned
Larson, Eva M. nee Kottman 1909 1972 w/o Edward
Larson, Janice Lucille 11/01/1948 06/24/1954 d/o William & Dorothe; drowned
Larson, William 09/26/1918 06/13/1965 1st h/o Dorothe; s/o Leonard & Lulu (Starr); Obit = DOB 9/26/1919
Latham, Elizabeth 1876 06/27/1920 lot 44
Latham, John 1851 03/24/1926 lot 44
Latham, John (Mrs.)     lot 44
Lawrence Avery T.   02/01/1916 h/o Mary; died in Newton, IA; Co. C, 6th IA Cav.
Lawrence, Daniel T. 1803 10/04/1883 lot 211
Lawrence Mary C. nee Gill 1840 04/09/1893 w/o Avery; died in Newton, IA; lot 211
Leazenby Forest W.   1968  
Leazenby, Marjorie   1964  
Leete, son   1900 s/o George A. & Mary B.
Leete, Emma Marie nee Charter 10/18/1826 09/27/1919 lot 101; w/o Robert; d/o Charley & Mary (Pierce)
Lette, Ethel      
Leete, George A.   1943 s/o Robert & Emma
Leete, Gertrude   2001  
Leete, Hugh Fossy 1853 06/12/1892 lot 101; s/o Emma & Robert
Leete, Ione      
Leete, Mary Barbara nee Montz 08/14/1869 02/17/1926 lot 42; w/o George A.; d/o John & Mary Elizabeth (Klass)
Leete, Mary Jane   1912  
Leete, Ray Charter   1984  
Leete, Robert      
Leete, Robert Dickerson 10/26/1826 12/12/1909 lot 101; h/o Emma; s/o Tempest & Anna (Dickerson)
Leete, Ted Henry 06/30/1902 01/09/1968 h/o Gertrude Otterbeck (see Gertrude McMillan); s/o George A. & Mary B.
Leete, Thomas   1860 lot 101; likely the infant s/o Robert & Emma
Leete, William C.   1963 s/o Robert & Emma
Lendman, Ann 1831 11/17/1886 lot 155
Lendman, Minnie F. nee Stahl   1970 w/o Thomas
Lendman Thomas Kerr 08/03/1869 12/17/1944 h/o Minnie; s/o John & Anna (Kerr)
Lewis, Agnes nee Sloan 08/30/1830 03/19/1903 lot 93; w/o William; d/o David & Ellen (Johnston)
Lewis, William 02/17/1822 04/22/1890 lot 93; h/o Agnes
Libby, Eliza   1893  
Linder, George T. 1861 01/09/1930 lot 26; h/o Matilda A.
Linder, Matilda   1870 lot 26
Linder, Matilda Amelia nee Younkman 06/08/1870 12/31/1917 lot 26; w/o George; d/o Henry & Minnie
Little, Blanche Alice 1890 1969 Witt funeral home marker
Litts, Ralph M. 1906 1959 h/o Winifred
Litts, Winifred V. nee Voshel 1905 1999 w/o Ralph
Long, Walter George 01/06/1910 02/10/2015 h/o Linda Tenney; s/o George V. & Ila; died in Apache Jct., AZ
Lovejoy, Edward   02/07/1924 bachelor
Lovejoy, Lund 1812 07/22/1879 lot 172
Lovejoy, Naomi 1812 11/16/1883 lot 172
Lovett, Alice   1939  
Lovett, Charles E.   1947  
Lovett, Ruth      
Lowe, Arthur   1985 s/o David & Eliza
Lowe, Arthur David 07/03/1894 06/08/1985 h/o Nita Baker (divorced); s/o Daniel E. & Cora; U.S. Army WWI
Lowe, Caroline Davies nee Fobes 11/27/1843 06/12/1928 lot 86; 1st h/Henry E. Davies (d. 1887), 2nd h/John Lowe; d/o Artemus K. & Caroline
Lowe, Clarence E. 02/22/1884 07/24/1885 18 month; s/o David & Eliza
Lowe, Clyde D. 11/26/1920 01/22/1944 s/o Arthur & Nita; KIA Italy, WWII; re-interred at Hillcrest May 1949
Lowe, Cora Elizabeth nee Potter 08/26/1874 03/29/1959 w/o Daniel; d/o J. Leander & Maria (Phelps)
Lowe, Daniel E. 09/24/1871 07/05/1951 h/o Cora; s/o David & Eliza
Lowe, David P. 03/10/1844 02/27/1921 lot 218; 76y 11m 19d; h/o Elizabeth; s/o James M.& Elizabeth (Bates); Co. A 47th IA Inf.
Lowe, Elizabeth 'Eliza' nee Dempster 09/08/1846 03/26/1935 w/o David P.; d/o John & Margaret (Templeton)
Lowe, Elizabeth H.   1919  
Lowe, Harry S. 01/18/1877 01/04/1878 s/o David P. & Eliza; gravestone is next to Suzanna
Lowe, John W. 04/30/1834 09/??/1912 lot 86; 2nd h/o Caroline; s/o James M. & Elizabeth (Bates); Co. D, 21st IA Inf.
Lowe, Suzanne M. 12/07/1869 02/17/1870 d/o David & Eliza; stone is between her parents & brother Harry

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