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Cemetery Index


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

'T-Z' surnames
* A-B * C-D * E-F * G-I * J-L * M-O * P-R * S *

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

 

Name Birth Death Comments
Taylor, Howard     h/o Mary
Taylor, Janice E. nee Bolsinger - - w/o Jerald
Taylor, Jerald David 'Jerry' 01/09/1943 04/12/1991 h/o Janice; s/o Thomas E. & Catherine (Berger); U.S. Army, Vietnam
Taylor, John Howard   09/12/1951 age 21y; Sgt. U.S. Marine Corps, 1st Marine Division; KIA in Korea; buried Hill Crest 01/23/1952
Taylor, Julie A. 06/18/1968 04/25/1986 d/o Jerald & Janice
Taylor, Lulu G.      
Taylor, Mary nee Ingraham     w/o Howard
Tenney, infant     ? newborn of Lund & Libbie or Hugh & Mildred; confirmation needed for parents
Tenney, Alpheus 12/09/1839 02/24/1907 lot 116; h/o Polly A.; s/o unkn. & Nanette (Hollenbeck)
Tenney, Anna M.      
Tenney, Ella      
Tenney, Hugh Alf 12/25/1910 08/17/1970 h/o Mildred; s/o Lund & Libbie
Tenney, Libbie Nellie nee Chapman 12/08/1876 02/10/1958 w/o Lund; d/o Ingle & Mary (Jellings)
Tenney, Lola Janet 03/19/1915 02/25/1917 d/o Lund & Libbie
Tenney, Lund J.   01/02/1942 h/o Libbie
Tenney, Merilla F. 1846 04/14/1907 lot 210
Tenney, Mildred J. nee Oldfather 11/05/1911 09/21/1993 w/o Hugh; d/o Joe & Carrie (Younkman)
Tenney, Norma 06/03/1906 10/10/1973 d/o Lund & Libbie; died in a car accident near New Hampton, IA
Tenney, Polly Ann nee Chapman 06/17/1845 11/17/1934 w/o Alpheus; d/o Jeremiah & Fannie B. (Ross)
Tenney, Wilma Irene 03/29/1905 07/19/1979 d/o Lund & Libbie
Thiese, Dorothy      
Thiese, Edna nee Zimpfer 03/18/1917 06/23/2018 w/o Oliver
Thiese, Herman      
Thiese, Mary Ann 1963 1964  
Thiese, Oliver 11/27/1914 10/06/1985 h/o Edna
Thoday, Allen C. 01/12/1867 05/24/1928 lot 42; h/o Hallie; s/o John A. & Harriet
Thoday, Hallie Blake nee Sangston     w/o Allen C.
Thoday, Sarah 1790 07/04/1867 lot 105
Thoday, William      
Thompson, John     lot 157; added from WPA
Thulbon, David 1809 01/27/1866 1st h/o Ann Bedwell (she later married Wm. Crain - see her entry this cemetery); he is buried on Crain lot no. 153
Thyer, daughter 04/15/1943 04/15/1943 newborn of James & Veva; granddaughter of Minnie
Thyer, Cecil 08/06/1883 10/08/1933 h/o Minnie; s/o Joseph & Mary
Thyer, Charles Henry 06/09/1931 03/29/1932 s/o Cecil & Minnie; died of burns
Thyer, James Joseph 1917 04/19/2000 h/o Veva; s/o Cecil & Minnie
Thyer, Minnie Rebecca nee Revell 06/15/1888 01/05/1968 w/o Cecil; d/o James & Marian
Thyer, Patricia     d/o James & Veva; Note: this could be newborn daughter above
Thyer, Veva E. nee Voshell 1916 03/18/2007 w/o James; d/o Ray & Ella A. (Corbin)
Tinkham, Elizabeth nee Drake 1819 01/20/1890 lot 142; w/o John
Tinkham, Emma Reynolds Humbert nee Hitchcock 01/01/1844 07/10/1928 1st h/Rev. Jesse Reynolds, 2nd h/John Humbert, 3rd h/ O.J. Tinkham
Tinkham, John 09/21/1813 01/15/1881 lot 142; h/o Elizabeth
Tinkham, O.J. 05/13/1851 05/25/1930 3rd h/o Emma; s/o John & Elizabeth
Todd, Euphenia H. 1867 11/27/1887 lot 212; added from WPA
Tomkins, ?? 1846 09/20/1870 (on lot with Mary); lot 121
Tompkins, Alta Mae nee Kielholtz 1884 1962 w/o Lee; she remarried after he died - see Alta May Shaw
Tompkins, Leroy 'Lee'   1937 1st h/o Alta Mae
Tompkins, Mary     lot 121; added from WPA
Torrey, Stephen 1799 02/14/1857 added from WPA
Trout, Caroline      
Truman, Arch      
       
Upton, Bud      
Upton, Charles M.   05/??/1949 age 75y; h/o Elsie; s/o John & Amelia
Upton, Edward 04/05/1861 01/07/1930 s/o John & Amelia
Upton, Elsie nee Adams   01/??/1948 w/o Charles
       
Van Natta, Bernice Beth nee Becker 1917 09/02/1973 d/o Carl & Gladys (Smith); died in Park Ridge, IL
Volquardts / Volquartz, Wilhelmina M. nee Sierchs 03/28/1868 06/02/1934 lot 2; w/o John; d/o Fredrick & Margreta (Kutts)
Voshell, son 07/25/1903 07/31/1903 s/o Enas & Bessie
Voshell, Arthur E. 1911 1987 h/o Dorothy
Voshell, Bessie nee Bissell 1880 1975 w/o Eneas
Voshell, Clarence A. 02/28/1885 05/??/1920 lot 45; h/o Marian
Voshell, Dorothy L. nee Borden 10/01/1920 06/15/2001 w/o Arthur
Voshell, Edward W. 04/13/1865 07/24/1930 h/o Martha
Voshell, Eneas 1875 1962 h/o Bessie; s/o Jesse B. & Annaple M. (Dempster)
Voshell, Leo 10/11/1902 1906 s/o Edward & Martha
Voshell, Marian L. nee Susie 1887 1959 w/o Clarence; d/o William & Margaret
Voshell, Martha A. nee Potter 07/10/1869 10/20/1902 lot 278; w/o Edward W.; died following childbirth
Voss, Amelia nee Schide   09/??/1930 w/o Henry; died in Ft. Dodge, IA
Voss, Henry 10/18/1855 02/15/1944 h/o Amelia; s/o Frederick & Amelia
Voss, Julius     h/o Mary; s/o Henry & Amelia
Voss, Mary Belle nee Duff 02/15/1880 04/04/1928 lot 72; w/o Julius
       
Waltenbaugh, Alfred 1852 05/08/1897 lot 80; s/o Jacob & Nancy
Waltenbaugh, Charles 02/22/1882 06/12/1905 age 23y; s/o Jacob; drowned in Turkey river
Waltenbaugh, Jacob 1846 1887 h/o Lydia J. Gray (d. 1928, bur. MI); Co. F, 139th PA Inf; lot 162
Waltenbaugh, James ca1827 betw 1885 & 1900 h/o Nancy; s/o George & Rebecca; Dates & burial place have NOT been confirmed
Waltenbaugh, Nancy Agnes nee Hunter 07/14/1827 08/17/1918 lot 80; w/o James; d/o unkn Hunter & unkn Sweeney
Walters, infant      
Walters, Gertrude Bernice nee Cummings 07/26/1883 08/09/1923 lot 18; w/o Oren; d/o Thos. W. & Sarah
Walters, Kent LeRoy 10/11/1903 07/31/1945 age 41y; h/o Dillis D. (Hook) Hass; s/o Oren W. & Gertrude
Way, Calvin 1925 - h/o Norma; Veteran
Way, Norma Jean nee Moore 04/10/1930 08/16/2001 w/o Calvin; d/o William & Irene (Peterman)
Way, Oran / Orrin      
Wegner, Clyde Christian 1923 07/20/1992 h/o Mildred; U.S. Army, WWII
Wegner, Gladys E. nee Cook 1895 1988 w/o William
Wegner, Mildred M. nee Gernand 07/26/1924 02/04/2012 w/o Clyde; d/o Fred & Celia; lived in Fairbanks, AK, died in Chandler, AZ
Wegner, William W. DVM 09/07/1890 12/08/1974 U.S. Army veteran
Welch, Doris   08/03/1897 age 12y; d/o John D. & Ione; died of diphtheria
Welch, Edward D. 11/??/1823 04/15/1900 lot 160; h/o Leonora
Welch, Elizabeth 1798 05/11/1865 lot 171
Welch, Grace   09/16/1891 age 19m; d/o John D. & Ione
Welch, Ione O. nee Smith 04/17/1858 10/29/1947 w/o John D.; died in Oregon City, OR; Note: her obit gives burial in Portland, OR, but she also has a gravestone in Hillcrest. Confirmation is needed for accuracy.
Welch, John Denton 12/21/1847 12/04/1902 lot 160; h/o Ione; s/o Edward & Leonora
Welch, Joe     lot 160; added from WPA
Welch, Leonora nee Denton 09/25/1827 09/08/1907 w/o Edward; d/o John & Harriet (Harrington)
Welch, Nellie A. - - d/o Edward & Leonora
Welch, Norma      
Welch, Prua Adel nee Hoyt 06/14/1880 03/21/1932 lot 130; w/o Frederick A.; d/o John H. & Mattie A. (Whitford); died in Des Moines
Welch, Willie E. - - s/o Edward & Leonora
Wells, Franklyn Beryl 'Frank' 07/30/1908 09/17/1991 h/o Kaoru 'Kaye' (b. Odawara, Japan); s/o Henry & Maud; U.S. Navy, WWII
Wells, Maud Perlina nee Cox 07/14/1880 03/27/1966 w/o Henry MaRoy Wells (d. 1925); d/o Lewis & Addie
Wenger, Gladys      
Wenger, William      
Wescott, Virgil      
West, John 1821 09/01/1899 lot 59; Co. F 82 Ill. Inf.
West, Margarette 1822 10/20/1894 lot 59; added from WPA
Wheeler, Clifford      
Wheeler, Gretchen      
Whipple, Leroy 1879 07/21/1889 s/o J.N.
Whipple, Wayland      
White, Bert      
White, Bessie      
White, Clara nee Crain 07/28/1864 04/28/1959 w/o Ed; d/o James & Harriet
White, Clarissa P. 'Clara' nee Drake 09/26/1827 01/30/1915 lot 108; 2nd w/o Henry
White, Donald      
White, Dora Blanche nee Tenney 03/22/1868 08/20/1964 w/o Wendell; d/o Alf & Pollyanne (Chapman)
White, Edwin Warner 'Ed' 02/18/1859 05/03/1923 h/o Clara; s/o Sydney & Melissa; Note: Obit= d. 5/8/23
White, Emeline      
White, Emma Elizabeth nee Whitford 09/30/1858 09/24/1920 lot 223; w/o Wyllys
White, Frank Boardman 01/21/1866 05/19/1899 lot 143; h/o Minnie; s/o Henry & Clara P.
White, Grace      
White, Harriett      
White, Henry 11/06/1818 07/14/1898 lot 108; h/o 1st Rhoda Mott (d. 1850), 2nd Clara P.
White, Homer      
White, Ida nee Eppens 1871 1947 w/o Royce
White, James     lot 223; added from WPA
White, Jamie   1882 9 mo. old s/o Wyllys & Emma
White, Lou      
White, Melissa J. nee Hoyt 08/04/1837 06/24/1927 lot 109; 1st h/Sidney; 2nd h/ James Crain (see James' entry); d/o Daniel & Prua (Keeler)
White, Minnie nee Copeland     w/o Frank B.
White, Pearl      
White, Royce DeVille 1871 1948 h/o Ida
White, S.J.      
White, Sidney 18?? 05/23/1888 lot 109; 1st h/o Melissa (she later married James Crain)
White, Warner      
White, Wayne      
White, Wendell Eugene 'Pin' 06/24/1860 04/01/1909 h/o Dora Blanche; s/o Thomas & Celinda (Clark)
White, Wyllys Prescott 1854 09/16/1927 lot 223; h/o Emma; s/o Henry & Clara; died in Minot, N.D.
Whitford, infant son   12/30/1889 s/o Henry & Lovira
Whitford, Bert     lot 222; added from WPA
Whitford, Bessie     lot 222; added from WPA
Whitford, Betsy E. Sales nee Leal / Teal 03/26/1819 09/23/1901 lot 222; 1st husb. Franklin Sales (d. 1838), 2nd James G.
Whitford, Dora Evangeline nee Wyatt 08/29/1868 10/22/1922 lot 228; 2nd w/o Samuel
Whitford, Emeline     lot 222; added from WPA
Whitford, Henry 1862 08/18/1943 age 82y; h/o Lovira
Whitford, Henry Eugene     s/o Henry & Lovira
Whitford, James G. (REV) 11/08/1810 09/27/1900 lot 229; h/o 1st Amanda Hindes, 2nd Betsy
Whitford, James H. 01/05/1895 03/23/1969 h/o Mildred; s/o Henry & Lovira
Whitford, Janette E. nee Ensign 04/24/1854 05/21/1910 lot 228; 1st w/o Samuel; d/o Robert; died Finley Hosp., Dubuque
Whitford, Janus H. 1841 04/14/1862 lot 229; Co. K 1st IA
Whitford, Lovira 'Vira' Sylvia nee Sanborn 12/15/1867 05/27/1955 w/o Henry; d/o Lucius & Mary J.
Whitford, Maria Bennett nee Keeling 03/21/1853 09/24/1928 lot 72; w/o Wilbur F.; d/o John & unkn (Basford); died in Clay co., IA
Whitford, Marietta      
Whitford, Mildred L. nee Bentley 1893 1963 w/o James; d/o Wm & Margaret (Waltenbaugh)
Whitford, Samuel Bashford 04/13/1850 05/05/1926 lot 228; 1st w/Jeanette, 2nd w/Dora; s/o James G. & Betsy
Whitford, Warner     lot 222; s/o James & Betsy
Whitford, Wilbur Fisk 01/30/1848 09/09/1913 lot 72; h/o Maria; s/o Rev. James G. & Betsy
Whittenbaugh, Blanche E.   03/02/1993 age 92
Wilker, Rosena nee Lenth 1903 2001 w/o William
Wilker, William J. 1901 1994 h/o Rosena
Wilson, Genevive Leora 12/09/1908 04/03/1918 d/o Thomas L. & Millie
Wilson, James 1841 07/04/1887 h/o Martha E.; Co. G. 27th IA Inf.
Wilson-Kelsey, Margaret Eleanor nee Davis 01/13/1847 02/17/1930 w/o 1st James Wilson, 2nd Wm. Kelsey (his 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
Wilson, Millie Louisa nee Graham 06/06/1883 08/06/1951 w/o Thomas L.; d/o Charles & Emma
Wilson, Thomas Logan   10/??/1956 age 75y; h/o Millie; went by the name Logan in many records
Wood, Harry E. 03/29/1890 07/23/1969 h/o Helena; U.S. Army, WWI
Wood, Helena G. nee Becker 08/26/1890 01/23/1982 w/o Harry; d/o John D. & Charlotte (Brabrant)
Woods, Charles 02/01/1830 10/31/1904 lot 110; h/o Emma
Woods, Donald Warner 1907 02/04/1977 h/o Lena May; s/o Warner & Hattie; died in Huntington, TN
Woods, Emma nee Thurlbon 10/05/1833 12/05/1924 lot 110; w/o Charles; d/o David & Ann (Bedwell)
Woods, Hattie nee Piper - - w/o Warner
Woods, Lena May nee Thyer 1914 2004 w/o Donald W.; d/o Cecil & Minnie (Revell)
Woods, Russell - - infant s/o Warner & Hattie
Woods, Sidney Robert 1861 02/28/1883 lot 110; s/o Charles & Emma
Woods, Warner Thulbon 10/12/1867 07/13/1930 lot 28; h/o Hattie; s/o Charles & Emma
Wright, George 1822 12/20/1908 lot 136; h/o Martha
Wright, Martha nee Thornton 03/08/1821 12/16/1902 lot 138; w/o George
Wroe, John Wesley 02/02/1841 12/07/1906 lot 11; 1st h/o Clarinda Graves (see Clarinda Burns); s/o Samuel A. & Orphia A. (McCann); 6th W. Va inf.; buried on Rogers lot
Yearous, Eva May nee Lamphier 11/28/1866 04/22/1900 w/o Charles M.; died of consumption

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