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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

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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
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~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, gravestone inscriptions, obituaries, newspapers, census and SSDI records


Name Birth Death Comments
Palmer, Alda May 1866 05/01/1883  
Palmer, Josephus S. 1835 07/27/1885 lot 162; aged 50y 4m 8d
Pardee, Agnes nee Brannon 06/05/1910 01/25/2007 w/o Dean; d/o James E. & Bridget (Deeny)
Pardee, Agness      
Pardee, Ann 1819 04/23/1861 lot 43
Pardee, Dean 03/11/1913 01/13/1979 h/o Agnes; s/o Fred & Emma
Pardee, Elias 1849 1907 lot 58; h/o Sarah
Pardee, Emma nee Samp     w/o Fred
Pardee, Fred     h/o Emma
Pardee, Kenneth 10/24/1904 02/13/1919 s/o Fred & Emma
Pardee, Mary J. 1832 04/26/1912 lot 43; w/o Smith
Pardee, Sarah Eleanor nee Roe 1851 12/26/1931 lot 58; w/o Elias; d/o Charles B. & Sarah
Pardee, Smith 1816 08/06/1901 lot 43; h/o Mary
Parker, Albert      
Parker, Derwood 1861 03/16/1897 age 36y; h/o Lizzie Burr; s/o James & Ruth (Strong)
Parker, Mary      
Parsons, Baby      
Parsons, John A.      
Parsons, Lulu J.      
Parsons, Mabel J.      
Parsons, Mattie M.      
Patridge, Lucille Minnie 'Lucy' nee Newcomb     see entry for Lucille Goodin - Patridge
Peake, baby   1902 child of Charles & Rosa
Peake, son   04/??/1934 s/o Earl
Peake, Bessie Dohrer nee Taylor 01/23/1879 07/14/1953 1st h/Henry V. Dohrer, 2nd h/Chester Peake; buried next to 1st husband (see Dohrer); d/o Howard & Mary (Ingraham)
Peake, Charlie Mathew 09/25/1874 11/01/1923 h/o Rosa; s/o John & Nancy
Peake, Chester     2nd h/o Bessie (Taylor) Dohrer; s/o John & Nancy
Peake, Clarence M. 01/09/1901 02/26/1902 s/o Charlie & Rosa
Peake, Elmer 01/04/1882 05/01/1959 h/o Rosa; s/o John & Nancy; died in Oelwein, Fayette co. IA
Peake, Emily nee Kewley 1837 1902 lot 28
Peake, John 1848 08/17/1925 lot 29; h/o Nancy
Peake, Laverne      
Peake, Nancy Jane nee Self 05/06/1854 10/20/1926 lot 30; w/o John; d/o Osis & Emily (Hunt)
Peake, Rosa nee Schneider 03/25/1883 06/29/1934 lot 28; w/o Charlie; d/o U. Victor & Mary (Wenger)
Peake, Rosa nee Walter 1887 1980 w/o Elmer
Peake, Violet   1918 lot 28
Pearce - Lassiter, Zella Mae nee Rogers 09/09/1929 03/06/2014 w/o 1st Reed Lassiter, 2nd Robt Pearce; born St. Louis, MO; raised by her uncle & aunt Herald 'Hardy' & Clara (VanBibber) Rogers in Volga; died in W.Virginia, formerly of Demming, N.M.
Penfield, Sarah     lot 152
Penfield, Sarah L. 1817 08/03/1867 lot 152
Penfield, William A. 1819 12/03/1893 lot 152
Perkins, Abner      
Perkins, Addie      
Peterman, Birdie nee Wilson     w/o Earl
Peterman, Earl     h/o Birdie
Peterman, Hazel R. nee Probert 04/13/1908 05/0?/1945 1st w/o Herman; d/o Oaklin & Martha (Voss)
Peterman, Herman H. 1911 02/20/2001 h/o 1st Hazel, 2nd Jean
Peterman, Jean nee Wenthe 1919 02/06/1993 2nd w/o Herman
Peterson, Lena nee Lendman 08/14/1897 05/02/1933 lot 69; w/o William F.; d/o T.K. Lendman
Phillips, son     infant son
Phillips, Arthur      
Phillips, Carlyle Brunson 11/15/1835 12/21/1910 lot 15; h/o Charlotte; s/o Losha
Phillips, Charlotte nee Butler     lot 15; w/o Carlyle
Phillips, Earl P. 11/11/1881 03/19/1915 lot 6; s/o Orin & Kezia
Phillips, Francis 'Frank' Irving 1875 04/01/1958 h/o Viola; s/o Francis N. & Harriet M. (Tompkins)
Phillips, Grace nee White      
Phillips, Helen B.      
Phillips, Irving 11/14/1855 11/14/1933 lot 60; s/o Losha
Phillips, Keziah nee Bissel 02/09/1854 11/13/1934 lot 61; w/o Orin A.; d/o James & Lydia (Eaton)
Phillips, Leon P.   04/??/1948 h/o Grace; s/o Orin & Kezia; died in Des Moines
Phillips, Levi D.      
Phillips, Losha Ann nee Geer 01/25/1813 02/18/1911 lot 60; w/o Welcome H.; d/o Alba & Cynthia? (Bennett)
Phillips, Norma     d/o Leon & Grace
Phillips, Orin A. 03/23/1838 08/24/1921 lot 61; h/o Keziah; Co. K 1st IA Cav.
Phillips, Sherwood Addison 05/26/1877 04/26/1937 s/o Carlyle & Charlotte
Phillips, Viola B. nee Smith? 1874 12/22/1932 lot 40; w/o Frank; d/o M.C. & Harriet (Thompson)
Phillips, Walter     lot 60
Phillips, Welcome Horatio 05/20/1807 04/09/1891 lot 60; h/o Losha
Pimley, Mary     lot 193
Pimley, Robert Jr. 1844 07/06/1884 lot 193; Co. F, 96th IL Inf.
Pollock, Florence 11/04/1886 08/07/1912  
Pope, Charlotte Kay   03/05/1945 d/o John E. & Nellie
Pope, John Albert JR 07/13/1940 03/26/1989 s/o John E. & Nellie
Pope, John Edward 02/06/1901 1989 h/o 1st Nellie, 2nd Rose (McElhaney) Good; s/o Roland & Sara (Roys)
Pope, Nellie C. nee Rahmiller 1907 06/11/1961 1st w/o John E.
Potter, infant      
Potter, Charles Z.      
Potter, Grace      
Potter, James Leander 03/22/1852 03/03/1918 lot 6; 1st h/o Maria E. Phelps (per FindaGrave: d. 1935, bur. w/2nd husb. at Washington Soldiers' Home cem., Pierce co. WA); s/o John & Lois
Potter, John M. 1824 11/21/1889 lot 133; h/o Lois
Potter, Lois nee Martin 06/25/1825 10/14/1889 lot 133; w/o John
Potter, Maria      
Preuss, Fred 11/04/1837 05/07/1921 lot 46; h/o Frederika; s/o Christ & unkn.
Preuss, Frederika nee Brabandt 08/31/1854 12/19/1934 lot 46; w/o Fred; d/o Dietrich & Dorothy (Stendel)
Preuss, Edward 'Eddie' William 10/21/1888 02/07/1920 lot 46; s/o Fred & Fredarika; World War I vet; died from the effects of being gassed during the war
Preusse, Maxine 06/10/1924 04/03/1928 d/o Louie & ? (nee Front)
Prideaux, Ben 03/18/1884 10/23/1957 h/o Orah; s/o Thomas & Ellen (Hudson)
Prideaux, Orah Anita nee Masters 11/10/1887 12/13/1974 w/o Ben; d/o Stephen & Eugenia
Primley, Robert Corp      
Probert, infant   08/2?/1899 infant of John & Nellie; Note! Info. is from death notice, this is very likely Myrtle Probert (see below), John's obit states daughters Myrtle & Ruth died in infancy
Probert, Ernest O. 05/29/1886 06/20/1931 lot 71; 1st h/o Minnie; s/o William & Mary
Probert, Ethel Ann nee Roys 11/6/1894 02/13/1989 2nd w/o H. Oklin; d/o Benjamin & Jane (Mellors)
Probert, Euphamina 'Phamie' 10/19/1848 11/20/1912 lot 114; d/o James & Euphamia
Probert, Euphamia 'Effie' nee Muir / Mure 1823 04/29/1901 lot 114; w/o James SR
Probert, Florence Byrl 09/21/1909 09/15/1918 2nd d/o H. Oaklin & Martha
Probert, George Gerald 12/28/1921 08/18/1983 h/o Sally; U.S. Navy, WWII
Probert, Henry Oklin 05/18/1881 01/03/1962 h/o 1st Martha, 2nd Ethel; s/o William & Mary
Probert, Hulda A. 'Sally' nee Wells 1913 12/23/1990 w/o George
Probert, James ?/17/1862 08/23/1904 lot 114; h/o Jennie Bentley; s/o James & Euphamia
Probert, James SR 04/10/1822 07/17/1908 lot 114; h/o Euphamia; s/o William & Jennet (Jimeson)
Probert, John N. 11/05/1866 03/17/1951 h/o Nellie; s/o James & Effie
Probert, Julianne      
Probert, Martha nee Voss 02/14/1884 03/19/1928 lot 60; 1st w/o H. Oklin; d/o Henry & Amelia (Schides)
Probert, Mary 12/25/1843 04/30/1907 lot 114; d/o James & Euphamia
Probert, Mary nee Grim 10/06/1862 03/01/1927 lot 113; w/o William; d/o Nathaniel & Sarah (Allen)
Probert, Minnie nee Steckelberg 08/18/1887 05/01/1937 lot 71; w/o 1st Ernest, 2nd J.W. Donnell (See Minnie Donnell entry for more info.)
Probert, Myrtle   ?1899 infant d/o John & Nellie
Probert, Nellie Hannah nee Davis 08/19/1868 02/02/1932 lot 112; w/o John; d/o Henry C. & Caroline (Fobes)
Probert, Richard     lot 71
Probert, Ruth Davis 06/19/1907 07/23/1911 d/o John & Nellie
Probert, William 03/30/1858 08/01/1939 h/o Mary; s/o James & Euphamia
See also Preuss      
Pruess, Catherine      
Pruess, Donald      
Pruess, Eddie      
Pruess, Edna      
Pruess, Lloyd      
Pruess, Louie      
Puffett, Charles E. 05/04/1937 12/12/2006 partner of Clara Schuldt; s/o Vern & Myrl; U.S. Army, Korea
Puffett - Schuldt, Clara - -  
Puffett, Jamie      
Puffett, Melvyn      
Puffett, Myrl Marie nee Martin 08/17/1900 03/25/1965 w/o Vern; d/o Harry M. & Jenny (Hines)
Puffett, Vern Clinton 10/04/1896 11/23/1957 h/o Myrl; WWI veteran
       
Quarterman, Esther      
Quarterman, Walter      
       
Rahmiller, Howard Victor 09/25/1908 04/07/1981 h/o Vera; s/o Frederick & Loretta (Hancock)
Rahmiller, Vera L. nee Oldfather 10/11/1913 01/23/2015 w/o Howard; d/o Frank & Ina (Wilbur)
Revell, Fanny      
Revell, George 1843 03/21/1891 lot 166; h/o Mary
Revell, James 1850 06/25/1894 lot 166
Revell, Mary Ann nee Walker 10/01/1843 06/30/1931 w/o George
Rider, Sally 1803 01/15/1880 lot 206
Rinkert, Betty J. nee Hillgren 12/05/1923 01/06/2016 w/o Ralph; d/o William & Mabel
Rinkert, Emma nee Behrens 1865 1948 2nd w/o George
Rinkert, Eva M. nee Chapman 1888 1964 w/o Fred
Rinkert, Fred F. 02/09/1884 05/05/1958 h/o Eva; s/o George & Lena
Rinkert, Harry John 04/16/1890 10/02/1972 h/o Maria; s/o George & Emma
Rinkert, Johann 'George' 01/01/1858 08/02/1910 lot 243; h/o 1st Lena Meisner (d. 1885), 2nd Emma; s/o George & Christina (Kaiser)
Rinkert, John 12/15/1860 03/27/1929 h/o Mary Roach; s/o George & Christina (Kaiser)
Rinkert, Katherine nee Gamm 04/17/1924 07/07/1999 w/o Roy M.
Rinkert, Lew 07/03/1887 12/10/1918 s/o John & Mary
Rinkert, Maria Lizzette nee Lendman 09/30/1895 05/03/1993 w/o Harry; d/o Thomas & Minnie (Stahl)
Rinkert, Ralph E. 1912 2000 h/o Betty; s/o Fred & Eva; Veteran
Rinkert, Roy Merton 01/02/1918 10/15/1968 h/o Katherine; s/o Harry & Maria; PFC U.S. Army Medical Corps, WWII
Robbins, Nellie nee Lamphier 07/30/1873 03/03/1910 Lot 24; w/o James H.; d/o Myron & Emeline (Murdock)
Robinson, Alice Laura nee Hayes 07/05/1869 07/24/1928 lot 85; w/o David E. (divorced); d/o John & Adelade (Fairburn)
Robinson, Allen     s/o Thomas & Mary
Robinson, Dave G.      
Robinson, Kenneth     s/o Thomas & Mary
Robinson, Lera      
Robinson, Lillian      
Robinson, Margaret nee Gallagher 09/21/1831 10/03/1912 lot 78; 2nd w/o William; d/o unkn Gallagher; died in Cherokee co. IA
Robinson, Mary Jane nee Gowan 08/03/1862 01/04/1929 lot 75; w/o Thomas; d/o David & Elizabeth (Robinson)
Robinson, Teresa      
Robinson, Thomas George 03/26/1863 04/15/1937 lot 75; h/o Mary; s/o William & Margaret
Robinson, William 01/14/1830 01/05/1900 lot 78 ; h/o 1st Mary J. McCammon, 2nd Margaret Gallagher
Robison - Hartbeck, Fern Leota nee Robison 1914 11/0?/1970 w/o Glen R. Hartbeck (unkn. if they divorced or he died); d/o Leo & Ida; she shares Robison gravestone w/her parents; see also the entry for "daughter Hartbeck"
Robison, Ida Blanche nee Bissell 09/21/1897 11/18/1987 w/o Ida; d/o James E. & Jane (Dempster)
Robison, Kenneth 1903 06/25/1938  
Robison, Leo A. 'Deac Jones' 10/10/1893 10/??/1972 h/o Ida; s/o Frank & Rena (Jones)
Rodgers, Benjamin Butler 08/14/1864 05/07/1913 lot 11; 2nd h/o Clarinda Graves (see Clarinda Burns); s/o Stephen; died of internal injuries when hit by a train
Rodgers, John      
Rogers, Hardie      
Rogers, Harold      
Roquet, George      
Roquet, Grace      
Ross, Amelia nee Mecklenburg 01/17/1878 04/04/1900 lot 51; w/o Louis; buried in Mecklenburg lot with her parents Henry & Sophia (File)
Rowe, J.W.      
Rowell, Baby      
Rowell, Clara 1906 1924 lot 275
Rowell, Ella nee Wilson     w/o Willis
Rowell, Grace     lot 25
Rowell, Gracie   1902 lot 275
Rowell, Willis Harvey 09/15/1865 01/12/1933 lot 25; h/o Ella; s/o Stephen D. & Hulda (Whipple)
Roys, baby      
Roys, Benjamin 09/25/1862 10/28/1950 h/o Jane; s/o John & Sarah (Black)
Roys, Benjamin Franklin Mellors 'Mellors' 08/27/1891 08/2?/1962 h/o Nellie; s/o Benjamin & Jane
Roys, Doris Alberta nee Probert 09/30/1902 07/05/1998 w/o John 'Walter'; d/o John & Nellie (Davis)
Roys, Florence Kathryn nee Dohrer 10/06/1909 07/01/1997 w/o Jesse 'Dale'; d/o Henry & Dorothea (Meyer)
Roys, Jane nee Maellors / Mellors 02/14/1866 08/23/1916 lot 49; w/o Benjamin
Roys, Janette 06/09/1946 01/21/2013 d/o John 'Walter' & Doris
Roys, Jesse Dale 03/12/1903 09/22/1983 h/o Florence; s/o Benjamin & Jane
Roys, John 04/20/1860 03/05/1948 h/o Mabel; s/o John & Sarah (Black)
Roys, John Dale 01/10/1932 03/25/1983 h/o Louise; s/o Jesse 'Dale' & Florence; U.S. Air Force veteran - burial in Hillcrest should be confirmed, obituary: "memorial services and burial were at Spokane, WA"
Roys, John Walter 09/13/1900 12/26/1966 h/o Doris; s/o Benjamin & Jane
Roys, Mabel nee Thoday 07/27/1864 07/17/1931 lot 42; w/o John; d/o John A. & Harriet
Roys, Minnie Ph      
Roys, Nellie Belle nee Foster 1890 1947 w/o B.F. 'Mellors'
Roys, Robert Dale 05/31/1920 11/04/1943 s/o Mellors & Nellie; S/Sgt U.S. Inf. 34th Div, KIA in Italy, WWII; may be a cenotaph, his inscription is on parents gravestone
Roys, Ruth Elizabeth 09/19/1893 03/10/1980 d/o Benjamin & Jane
Roys, Samuel 04/01/1870 03/16/1930 lot 31; h/o Sarah; s/o John & Sarah (Black)
Roys, Sarah nee Duff 03/02/1865 05/29/1942 w/o Samuel; d/o Robert & Isabelle
Ruff, Lydia Cunningham nee Gould 1825 03/08/1891 1st husb. Richard Cunningham, 2nd husb. Francis Ruff (d. 1907, bur in CA)
Russell, Albert 1894 1921 World War I vet

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