IAGenWeb Project - Clayton co.
updated 04/26/2021


Musfeldt Cemetery
Volga Twp., Sec. 32, SW/NE

Musfeldt cemetery - photo by P. Peterson, 2005

Burials recorded & gravestones photographed by Phyllis Peterson, autumn 2005.

Updated by the Clayton co. Coordinator occasionally from obits, biographies, marriage & census records, and other sources.


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Name Birth Death Comments
Ball, Luella nee Krieg 1906 1952 w/o William 
Ball, Merlin Adolph Dec. 13, 1928 Dec. 20, 2001 CPL US Army Korea 
Ball, William 1903 1963 h/o Luella
Behrens, Carolina nee Kohn Dec. 10, 1812 June 5, 1865 w/o Christian, German script
Behrens, Christian Sr. Nov. 12, 1812 Dec. 25, 1894 h/o Carolina; German script 
Behrens, Christian 1846 Feb. 10, 1925 h/o Sophia
Behrens, Raymond C. Aug. 22, 1895 Feb. 20, 1896 s/o W.J. & L.C.
Behrens, Sophia nee Ortman 1841 Dec. 23, 1920 w/o Christian;  d/o John & Mary (Ahlers)
B__rns, Johann 30 Jun 1849 10 Apr 1874 German script, lichens have reduced legibility, surname may be Behrens or Barns, or neither
Fitch, Sarah A. - - w/o Edward Fitch, no dates 
Fritz, Bertha nee Jaster 1888 1977 w/o Louie W.
Fritz, Laura C. May 29, 1908 Oct. 10, 1918 d/o L. & D. Fritz
Fritz, Louie W. 1883 1961 h/o Bertha 
Gorkow, August 1838 Apr. 16, 1896 h/o Augusta
Gorkow, Lena 1884 1889  
Gorkow, Augusta nee Mitzner Jan. 18, 1853 Dec. 26, 1917 w/o August
Hildebrandt, C.   10/02/1899 obit = "quite aged ... remains laid to rest in Musfelt cemetery"
Hildebrand, Caroline nee Schottler May 2, 1819 Dec. 2, 1909 w/o Fred; ssa Henry & Mary Scheer
Hildebrand, Fred Aug. 2, 1814 Oct. 25, 1899 h/o Caroline; ssa Henry & Mary Scheer
Jaster, Albert E.A. June 8, 1910 Dec. 3, 1985 h/o Edna
Jaster, Edna E.M. Oct. 11, 1908 Sept. 21, 1996 w/o Albert 
Koehn, Fred H.   Oct 31, 1905 s/o William; murdered in Alabama (see obit for details)
Krieg, Adolph G. May 27, 1868 Mar. 3, 1948 h/o Lena 
Krieg, Arthur Gustav Aug 22, 1907 Jan 1, 1994 h/o 1st Bernice Fishel, 2nd Edna Schultz; s/o Gustav & Lena
Krieg, Bernice nee Fishel 1913 Mar. 31, 1971 w/o Arthur
Krieg, Christina nee Kiesling Oct. 12, 1830 Sept. 14, 1904 w/o John Jacob; died in Dubuque
Krieg, Edward H. Aug. 8, 1888 Apr. 1, 1942  
Krieg, Elizabeth nee Braun 1863 1938 w/o Henry
Krieg, Fred Apr. 28, 1853 July 8, 1926 h/o 1st Mary, 2nd Minnie
Krieg, Gustave A. 1859 1941 h/o Lena S.
Krieg, Henry Carl 'Charles' July 11, 1853 Nov. 19, 1911 h/o Elizabeth; s/o Jacob
Krieg, John Jacob Aug. 6, 1814 Apr. 15, 1892 h/o Christina; Note: her obit states he died 1889
Krieg, Lena nee Waterman Nov. 18, 1878 Nov. 18, 1937 w/o Adolph G.
Krieg, Lena Sophia nee Schlee 1872 1930 w/o Gustave
Krieg, Margratha nee Sperling Nov. 15, 1847 Jan. 8, 1911 w/o Matthias
Krieg, Mary nee Kuehl May 5, 1866 Mar 23, 1896 1st w/o Fred
Krieg, Matthias June 16, 1827 July 9, 1913 h/o Margratha 
Krieg, Minnie nee Benscheider Nov. 14, 1866 Aug. 4, 1929 2nd w/o Fred; d/o August & Augusta (Suckow)
Lamphiear, infant   1918 d/o Clifford & Mary S.
Lamphiear, Claude W. 1910 1922 s/o Clifford & Mary S.
Lamphiear, Clifford G. 1876 1919 h/o Mary S.
Lamphiear, Mary S. nee Koehler 1881 1973 w/o 1st Clifford, 2nd Roy Allen Showalter; see Mary Showalter below
Lenhart, Anna D. nee Behrens 1879 1958 w/o John
Lenhart, Carlos J. Nov 1, 1913 Nov 8, 1913 s/o John & Anna
Lenhart, John Andrew Feb. 24, 1874 Dec. 12, 1950 h/o Anna D.; s/o Phillip & Catherin (Eckhart)
Lenhart, Olive M. May 9, 1906 Nov. 8, 2000 d/o John & Anna
Musfeldt, Bertha   Dec. 5, 1879 6y 11m 2dy; d/o Henry & Sophia; Note: burial here is likely, but not confirmed
Musfeldt, Fredricke 'Riecke'   Apr 23, 1889 22y & 7m; d/o Henry & Sophia
Musfeldt, Henry Aug. 24, 1832 Mar. 7, 1920 h/o 1st unkn., 2nd Sophia
Musfeldt, Sophia Koehn nee Suckow Feb. 21, 1840 Dec. 30, 1909 w/o 1st Fred Koehn (d. 2/23/1862), 2nd Henry; d/o Frederick
Musfelt, Dora nee Spangenburg May 15, 1864 Sept. 13, 1909 w/o Henry H.
Musfelt, Henry Herman Apr 19, 1860 Sept. 10, 1943 h/o Dora
Ortman, August John Martin Frederich Sep 10, 1877 Dec. 23, 1958 h/o Bertha; s/o John & Mary
Ortman, Bertha Friederike nee Lindenberg Feb. 25, 1883 Sep. 21, 1973 w/o August; d/o Henry
Ortman, Marie Margaretha July 18, 1909 Jan. 31, 1911 d/o August & Bertha; twin of Marjorie
Ortman, Marjorie Mildred July 18, 1909 Jan. 18, 1911 d/o August & Bertha; twin of Marie
Ortmann, John Christoph Joschim Heinrich Aug. 27, 1844 Mar. 17, 1913 h/o Mary; s/o John
Ortmann, Mary / Maria nee Ahlers / Ehlers Apr. 6, 1838 Nov. 20, 1919 w/o John
Scheer, Henry June 2, 1859 June 14, 1904 h/o Mary
Scheer, Mary nee Hildebrand Aug. 3, 1860 Jan. 21, 1921 w/o Henry; d/o Fred & Caroline (Schottler)
Schultz, infant Jan. 16, 1895 Jan. 16, 1895 Child of Henry & Lena 
Schultz, infant Mar. 20, 1896 Mar. 20,1896 Child of Henry & Lena 
Schultz, Charles Sept. 28, 1821 Feb 8, 1901 h/o Elizabeth; inscription is difficult to read, not sure on dates
Schultz, Elizabeth nee Hoekner May 30, 1819 Feb 15, 1901 w/o Charles; inscripton is difficult to read, not sure on dates
Showalter, Mary S. Lamphiear nee Koehler 1881 1973 1st husb. Clifford Lamphiear, 2nd Roy A. Showalter; buried in Lamphiear lot
Showalter, Roy Allen 1889 1947 2nd h/o Mary; buried in Lamphiear lot
Suckow, Frederick July 28, 1809 Nov. 23, 1899  
Towslee, Nathan R.   25 Jul 1855 Aged 9ys, 10ms, lichen grown limits legibility
Wenkstern, Henry Aug. 2, 1827 July 3, 1914 h/o Sophia 
Wenkstern, Sophia Apr. 20, 1822 Feb. 4, 1912 w/o Henry
Willie, Dean Duane Sept. 20, 1936 Oct. 18, 1936 s/o Ervin & Eloise 
Willie, Eloise Gusta nee Fritz 1912 Nov. 8, 2001 h/o Ervin
Willie, Ervin Ferdinand June 28, 1904 Feb. 28, 1959 h/o Eloise; s/o Henry & Emma (Waterman) 
Willie, Larry Gene Mar. 17, 1938 Jan. 12, 2012 s/o Ervin & Eloise

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