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Cemetery Index


Pleasant Grove Cemetery
-originally named Oakland or Oak Woods cemetery-
McGregor, Mendon Twp. Sec 21 SE/SE
Platted 1859

Pleasant Grove cemetery

To reach the cemetery turn off of Main St. (Hwy 76) onto 4th St. Turn left on Kinney St., which changes to Giard St. as you follow next curve. Follow the road left onto Cemetery Rd. (138th St.) and follow it as it winds up the bluff to the cemetery.

'V - Z'

A-B * C-D * E-F * G-H * I-K * L * M-N * O-R * S-U

This is an ongoing project to list of burials in Pleasant Grove cemetery. Contributions & corrections are welcome.

Sources used to compile these records are:

*WPA cemetery records, transcribed by Phyllis Montour
*Gravestone inscriptions, Obituaries, Biographies, Newspaper items, contributed by S. Ferrall
*Names, dates and notes contributed by researchers
*Clayton co. Death Records (annotated CCDR), contributed by Constance Diamond
*Allamakee co. Death Records (annotated ACDR), contributed by Richard O'Brien
*Iowa Death Certificates (familysearch.org), contributed by S. Ferrall

* View gravestone photos for Pleasant Grove cemetery
*
Clayton co. Obituary Board Index & Allamakee co. Obituary Board Index *

Name Birth Death Comments
Van Pelt, John C. 'Mike'   03/03/1980 age 87; h/o Lula
Van Pelt, Lula Mae 'Lu' nee Latamore   09/03/1979 age 87; w/o Mike; d/o Elmer & Maude (Campbell)
Van Sickle, Moses E. 07/06/1815 03/03/1888 lot 27; 1st w/ Emma Eastman, 2nd w/ Isabella Evans, 3rd w/ Eliza Butcher; Capt. Eustes Co., Black Hawk War; Co. G 33rd Wis. Infantry, Civil War
Van Sickle, Phebe 1824 07/15/1895 lot 94
Van Staden, John 11/06/1828 03/05/1915 lot 8; Representative in the Iowa State Legislature '79-81
Van Staten, -      
Vaughn, Charles      
Vaughn, Charley F.      
Vaughn, Henry F.      
Vaughn, Ida Mae      
Vaughn, John 1848 1927 lot 48
Vaughn, John Jesse      
Vaughn, Kathryn      
Vaughn, Louise 1861 1933 lot 48
Vaughn, Robert W.      
Veit, ?? 1849 1919 "Mother"; lot 10
Veit, Alvina      
Veit, Charles Louis      
Veit, Ethyl 1886 1908 lot 10
Veit, Frank V.      
Veit, Mary E.      
Veit, May M. ?? 1883 1914 lot 10
Verhei, Jacob     (no dates); Co C 3rd Ia. Inf.; lot 25
Vogel, George      
Vogel, Verna M.      
Voth, Alfred      
Voth, Lulie Mary      
Wacker, George H.      
Wacker, Henry      
Wacker, Henry M.      
Wacker, Leota F.      
Wadsworth, Solomon 1812 1882 lot 29; h/o Ursula
Wadsworth, Ursula nee Van Sickle 1824 1885 lot 29; w/o Solomon
Wagner, Anna Ellen nee Albright 05/09/1916 05/10/2002 w/o Ted; d/o Charles & Rose (Beutler)
Wagner, Theodore F. 'Ted' 10/09/1911 11/13/1978 h/o Anna; s/o Peter & Catherine (Mertz)
Wakelee, Florence A.      
Walker, Charles      
Walker, Charles W. 1831 1910 lot 6
Walker, Elizabeth 1837 1917 lot 6
Walker, Margaret M.      
Wallace, Sol   05/14/1919 Age 50y. Note: WPA records indicate he is buried in the County cemetery & he did die at the county home. Death certificate gives Pleasant Grove cemetery, which is the correct cemetery. He was a McGregor barber for many years.
Wallace, William John      
Wallis, W. J. 1850 05/04/1903 lot 4
       
Note: Walter & Walters surname often are interchanged depending on the record
Walter, infant   12/21/1857 infant of Peter & Mary; Notes: obit of Peter states preceded by a 3 wk/old infant; burial here is assumed, but not verified
Walter, Aileen Laura      
Walter, Hilda M. nee Lungwitz     w/o John F.
Walter, John Frederick DDS 03/16/1893   h/o Hilda; WWI veteran
Walter, John 'Hans' 1831 11/05/1901 lot 20
Walter, John A. DDS 01/09/1861   h/o Odilda / Matilda; s/o Peter & Mary
Walter, Margaretha 1834 08/12/1921 lot 102
Walter, Marie 'Mary' nee Reiss / Rice 1835 1926 lot 101; w/o Peter
Walter, Odelda / Matilda nee Bergman 1865 1927 lot 8 ; w/o John A.
Walter, Peter 07/18/1833 11/20/1906 lot 101; h/o Mary; originator of the Walters Family band
Walter, Will W. 1866 1923 lot 101
Walter, William Bergman      
Walters, Bernice F. nee Schulte   12/06/1996 age 78y; w/o Wayne M.
Walters, Burton SR   1979 h/o Lorraine
Walters, Frank 1855 1890 lot 2
Walters, Henry H.      
Walters, Irving      
Walters, Lorraine V. nee Schott 09/09/1920 12/23/2009 w/o Burton; d/o Bertram & Violet (Goltz) Schott
Walters, Margaret      
Walters, Marie F.      
Walter, Mary nee Keen   07/22/1920 age 58y; w/o George; d/o George & Mary (Brodbeck)
Walters, Rosella 1847 1928 lot 20; (see Walter, John on same lot)
Walters, Wayne Marvin 05/19/1912 06/14/1989 h/o Bernice; s/o Marvin & Mae (Smith) Walters
Waltz, Chauncey W. 'Jack' 09/27/1894 07/08/1993 h/o Georgia; s/o Willis & Mary (Seright) Waltz; US Army, WWI
Waltz, Georgia Ruth   1984 w/o Chauncey
Wanger, ??     (no first name, sex or dates); lot 5
Ward, Clara Rosina nee Miersen 07/09/1902 01/03/2006 1st h/ Cecil Wheeler, 2nd h/ Fred 'Earl' Ward; d/o Christian & Ella Miersen
Ward, Frederick Earl      
Warley, Minnie Kramer 1861 05/04/1926 lot 2
Warmouth, Shirley Mae   01/21/1939 age 3y; d/o Francis Warmouth of Rockford, IL; the child died in a fire while visiting her grandparents Mr & Mrs. Charles Long in McGregor
Washburn, Annice 1859 11/29/1917 lot 7
Washburn, Betsey W. 1815 07/01/1901 lot 1; w/o James
Washburn, Charles      
Washburn, Edward E. 1852   lot 62
Washburn, Ella 1851 12/01/1906 lot 6
Washburn, Ethel Lee      
Washburn, George      
Washburn, Infant     (Vern)
Washburn, James 1814 06/29/1898 lot 1; h/o Betsey
Washburn, Josephine 1857 1934 lot 62
Washburn, Lloyd      
Washburn, Sidney C.      
Washburn, Vern O.      
Waters, Hanna 1823 07/18/1898 lot 2; w/o Samuel
Waters, Henry 1845 1922 lot 20; Co. F 87 Ind. Inf.
Waters, Samuel 1824 04/29/1897 lot 2; Co. K, 1st Regiment, Infantry. Mexican War
Watrous, Geo. F. 1861 02/26/1906 lot 66
Watson, Elinor      
Watson, John      
Wayne, Clarissa 1811 1879 lot 10
Wayne, Thos. David 1845 1889 lot 10; Co. L 5 Ia Cav.
Webb, Amy A.      
Webb, Anna A. 1836 02/21/1920 lot 16
Webb, C. Dayton 1868 09/17/1937 lot 16
Webb, Gayus Dayton      
Webb, Gertrude M.      
Webb, John E. Dr. 1876 12/31/1930 lot 20 1/2
Webb, L. G. 1834 01/03/1906 lot 20 1/2
Webb, Ralph 1861 07/25/1931 lot 16
Webb, Twin Infants      
Weidenbach, Harold      
Weidenbach, Tammy      
Weidenbach, Zeblin Wesley      
Weigle, Paul Allan      
Weir, Anna nee Henry     w/o David
Weir, Clara 07/31/1901 02/2?/1902 triplet d/o Ithel & Christine (Tweet) Weir; Note! Burial here is NOT confirmed, she may be buried in/near Lansing or Harper's Ferry, Allamakee county
Weir, Charles Ogden 03/02/1905 02/15/1953 s/o David & Anna; S/Sgt., Army Air Corps, Battery A, 8th Field Artillery, WWII (Note: entered service 1930, disched 1942)
Weir, David 01/24/1873 04/27/1922 h/o Anna; s/o Henry & Jane; CCDC
Weir, Dottie Pearl nee Williams 05/09/1896 12/08/1982 w/o Wm. C.
Weir, Florence nee Duerr 1887 1975 w/o George W.
Weir, Gale L. 04/04/1919 02/17/2006 w/o Raymond
Weir, George W. 1877 1945 h/o Florence
Weir, Hannah Jane nee Dodd 03/03/1831 11/25/1901 w/o Henry
Weir, Harvey L. 1901 1946 s/o David & Anna
Weir, Henry 1822 08/01/1900 h/o Hannah Jane
Weir, Henry A. 05/24/1854 07/21/1934 unmarried; s/o Henry & Hannah Jane
Weir, Joseph William 03/22/1858 04/16/1919 h/o Nancy Minck; s/o Henry & Jane
Weir, Marcella Alice nee Jones 1915 1973  
Weir, Raymond F. 08/31/1909 11/18/1909 h/o Gale L.; s/o George W. & Florence
Weir, William Charles 05/24/1908 08/23/1987 h/o Dottie; s/o George W. & Florence; Maj., WWII
Weisenberger, Philip 1851 1914 lot 14; h/o Eliza Castle (she remarried to George Gutheil - see Gutheil for her info.)
Welch, Catherine L.      
Weleb, Ray      
Weller, Ervin G.      
Weller, Nearl Raymond      
Wellner, Arena      
Wellner, Charles      
Wellner, George      
Wellner, Roy      
Wells, Fannie Louise nee Moncrief 11/08/1855 06/04/1936 w/o George D.; d/o William; died in Louisville, KY; Note! Obit in the NIT, 6/18/1936, pg 8 gives burial in Resthaven cemetery, Louisville, KY
Wells, Frank V. 01/06/1881 12/09/1953 h/o Sadie Presho Ploog
Wells, George Dwight 08/01/1848 10/12/1926 h/o Fannie; s/o Richard & Jewelette (Heard)
Wells, Morris Eugene 08/09/1900 09/04/1903 s/o George & Fannie
Wells, Nobel E.   05/01/1984 h/o Mary
Wells, Ralph      
Wells, Roy      
Wells, William 'Will' 10/10/1872 06/08/1905 s/o George D. & Fannie; drowned in Mississippi river
Wells, William Albert 1883 1925 lot 57
Welter, Jospeh      
Welter, Julia      
Werdeer, Theodore      
Werder, J. W. 1830 02/28/1892 lot 6
Werder, Milda Bishop      
Werder, Wilhelmina 1831 02/18/1900 lot 6
Werder, William 1857 06/17/1926 lot 6
Werder, William Jr.      
Werges, Fred 1858 1926 lot 13
Werges, Maggie      
West, Louisa 1824 1897 lot 23
West, William 1874 1908 lot 23
Weston, Mabel Grace      
Weston, Walter      
Weston, Walter H.      
Westphal, Clifford      
Westphal, Clifford Henry 05/11/1910 02/01/1990 h/o Pauline V.
Westphal, Pauline V. 12/04/1916 08/27/1993 w/o Clifford
Wetzel, Mattie 1882 195?  
Wetzel, Mrs. John      
Wetzlich, Cecelia C.      
Wheat, W. Infant      
Wheeler, Alice      
Wheeler, Cecil R.      
Wheeler, Ira     (no dates); Co. B 33 Wis. Inf.
Wheeler, Martha Jane 'Mattie' nee Strang 07/01/1862 ? w/o Wm. G.
Wheeler, Neil Pat   10/23/1973 s/o Cecil & Clara (Miersen) Wheeler; Veteran
Wheeler, Sarah E. 1818 02/02/1905 lot 16; w/o W.W.
Wheeler, W. W. 1816 1889 lot 16; h/o Sarah
Wheeler, William Gilman 1854 02/20/1927 lot 16; h/o Mattie
Wheeler, William Jay      
White, Benjamin Lyons 1868 04/15/1886 lot 14; s/o Pembroke & Caroline
White, Caroline Francis nee Perry     w/o Pembroke
White, Gertrude      
White, Le Grande 01/05/1874 01/13/1901 lot 14; h/o Altha Flagg; s/o Pembroke & Caroline
White, Pembroke 09/18/1819 02/26/1902 lot 14; h/o Caroline; born Berkhemated, Litchfield co., CT
Widman, Alfred J.      
Widman, Charles 1889 1934 lot 22
Widman, Gertrude      
Widman, John F. 1851 1924 lot 5
Widman, Laura      
Widman, Laura K. 1880 1921 lot 5;[middle int. could be L.]
Widman, Louisa 1851 1933 lot 5
Widman, Mary Alice 06/09/1890 07/19/1912 lot 61
Widman, Mary Morey 1809 1881 lot 5
Widman, Mrs. J.F.      
Wiegand, Catherina 1818 03/16/1902 lot 2
Wiegand, Elizabeth      
Wiegand, Henry 1818 03/16/1902 lot 2
Wiegand, John 1847 05/12/1937 lot 2
Wiegand, Louis 1856 1929 lot 2
Wiemerslage, Jerry      
Wiemerslage, Joseph Wm      
Wiemerslage, Lucille MaryAnn      
Wier, George William      
Wilhite, Clara      
Wilkinson, Arthur Zephren      
Wilkinson, Carolyn      
Wilkinson, Dennis A.      
Wilkinson, Infant      
Wilkinson, Robert A. 1861 1927 lot 51
Wilkinson, Sadie C.      
Williams, Catherine nee Luthe   06/??/1940 d/o Mr. & Mrs. H. Luthe
Williams, Doretta      
Williams, Ester 1875 1935 lot 12; [could be Esther D.]
Williams, John 1828 1872 lot 37
Williams, John R. 1863 1914 lot 11
Williams, Katherine      
Williams, Mary E. 1830 1870 lot 37
Williams, Pauline      
Williams, Stella      
Wilmer, Chas. 1856 1933 lot 18 1/2
Wilson, Etta Pearl 06/23/1884 03/??/1903 d/o Thomas & Melissa; died of typhoid fever
Wilson, George Philbert 09/17/1895 02/12/1949 U.S. Army, WWI
Wilson, Henry Ralph 06/??/1880 07/09/1902 s/o Thomas & Melissa; he was murdered (read more)
Wilson, H. Isabelle 'Belle' 08/10/1878 04/01/1962 d/o Thomas & Melissa; never married; died in Phoenix, AZ
Wilson, James 08/11/1807 04/0?/1899  
Wilson, John H. 05/29/1890 01/10/1971 US Army, WWI
Wilson, John R. 05/28/1946 10/24/1968 Vietnam veteran
Wilson, Julius W. 08/11/1807 03/29/1899 lot 34; h/o Nancy
Wilson, Marjorie R.      
Wilson, Mark D.      
Wilson, Mark Dan      
Wilson, Melissa nee Mason ca1850 unkn. w/o Thomas O.
Wilson, Phillip G. 1824 1903  
Wilson, Nancy Phinney nee Gibbs 07/08/1821 10/05/1889 lot 34; w/o Julius
Wilson, Phillip G. 1824 1903  
Wilson, Thomas Oliver 01/01/1842 04/24/1902 h/o Melissa
Winegar, Alice      
Winegar, Donald      
Winegar, Horace F.      
Winterlin, Alois   04/23/1912 s/o Joseph & Margaret
Winterlin, John A. 09/20/1883 03/14/1908 s/o Joseph & Margaret
Winterlin, Joseph Anton Jacob 'Joe' 04/18/1849 10/??/1913 h/o Margaret
Winterlin, Lorenze   09/??/1896 2 mo 2wk; s/o Joseph & Margaret; Note! burial here assumed, infant may be buried in Eastside Elkader, needs verificaton
Winterlin, Margaret nee Ashfolk / Astfalk 05/02/1856 01/05/1915 w/o Joseph
Winters, Elva Esther      
Wirkkler, Carolyn Mae      
Wirkler, May M.   11/19/1984 age 78y; w/o Woodrow
Wirkler, Woodrow E.     h/o May
Withrow, Daniel 1807 1876 lot 5
Withrow, Helen 1850 1864 lot 5
Withrow, J. 1837 1871 lot 5; Co. G 21 Ia. Inf.
Withrow, John McC. 1847 1864 lot 5
Withrow, Sarah 1814 1890 lot 5
Woerm, Alvin C.      
Wolf, Jeanette 1820 03/24/1893 lot 3
Wolters, Mathilda A.      
Wood, Anna L. 1862 04/18/1902 lot 36
Wood, Elizabeth 10/15/1833 09/15/1904 lot 36; w/o Thomas
Wood, Joseph      
Wood, Thomas W. Sr. (MD) 1836 04/11/1889 lot 36; h/o Elizabeth
Wooden, Alfred D. 01/??/1837 08/05/1906 lot 105; Co. I, 36th WI Inf.
Wooden, John W. 1871 10/13/1896 lot 105
Wooden, Lizzie 1873 03/12/1896 lot 105
Wooden, W. M.     (no dates); Co. F 10th Minn. Inf.; lot 27
Woodess, Mary E.      
Woodworth, Adelbarth      
Wormoth, Shirley      
Wright, Amy Marie      
Wright, Owen Floyd      
Wynne, Clarissa nee Howard 1811 02/02/1897 w/o William
Wynne, Thomas Davis 1845 1889 s/o Clarissa & William; Co. L, 6th IA Cav.
Wynne, William   between 1854 & 1860 h/o Clarissa; burial presumed here - confirmation necessary
Yalinova, Kay      
York, Anna E. 1847 02/??/1898 lot 20; d/o John & Sophronia
York, Belle 10/29/1864 04/22/1928 d/o John W. & Sophronia; deaf & dumb from scarlet fever at age 2y
York, Homer J. 10/22/1853 12/07/1904 s/o John & Sophronia; died in a wagon accident
York, John W. 1817 1898 lot 20; h/o Sophronia
York, Joseph M.     s/o John & Sophronia
York, Sophronia 1823 1892 lot 20; w/o John
Young, Ada Bell      
Young, Bartley R.      
Young, Jacob 1846 1892 lot 17
Young, James      
Young, James Shannon      
Young, John D.      
Young, Margaret 1856 1912 lot 17
Young, Mary L.      
Young, Robert      
Young, Ruth I.      
Young, Wayne      
Young, Wesley      
Zahn, Infant     (Henry)
Zahn, Carl Frederick 08/05/1889 07/14/1961 h/o Ethel; s/o Jacob & Marie
Zahn, Edwin Carl John 06/26/1924 01/03/1936 s/o Carl F. & Ethel; died in a sledding accident
Zahn, Ethel M. nee Winegar 05/16/1897 05/20/1981 w/o Carl F.; d/o Horace F. & Alice (Warren)
Zahn, Frank 09/27/1883 08/15/1950 67y; s/o Jacob & Marie; died in Seattle, WA
Zahn, George   10/15/1893 aged 2m 1d; s/o Jacob & Maria
Zahn, Helen 02/17/1946 03/15/2002  
Zahn, Henry Christian Ernest 'Hank' 11/24/1902 04/27/1958 age 55y; h/o Myrtle; s/o Jacob & Minnie
Zahn, Jacob 'Jake' 09/02/1854 06/07/1922 lot 19; 69y 9m 5d; h/o 1st Maria, 2nd Mina Bertschinger; Minnie; s/o Michael & Catherine (Walter)
Zahn, John 1892 1892 s/o Peter & Mary
Zahn, Mable nee Winegar 04/11/1895 09/07/1923 w/o Walter J.; d/o Fred & Alice (Warren)
Zahn, Maria nee Rupp 1856 07/23/1892 lot 19; 1st w/o Jacob; died in childbirth
Zahn, Mary nee Walters 12/24/1858 04/08/1933 lot 102; w/o Peter; d/o John & Margaretha (Kregle)
Zahn, Mildred   07/03/1931 age 10y; d/o Carl & Ethel; died at Children's Hosp. Iowa City, IA of a heart defect; Note: Death Cert. does not have DOB
Zahn, Minnie Louise nee Miene 04/05/1877 04/01/1942 2nd w/o Jacob
Zahn, Myrtle I. nee Russell 1905 1992 w/o Henry C.
Zahn, Paul Gregory   02/??/1986 s/o James; died in a car accident
Zahn, Peter John 02/27/1863 12/10/1917 lot 102; h/o Mary; s/o Jacob & Barbara (Dorn)
Ziegler, Abraham Miller 03/25/1838 04/07/1899 lot 20; h/o Sarah; Co. K, 46th IL Inf.
Ziegler, Sarah nee McCalla 1843 08/08/1934 lot 20; w/o A. M.
Zeigler, Serena Jane 1868 1877 d/o Abraham & Sarah
Zimmerman, Anna 1865 1911 lot 9
Zimmerman, Joseph H. 1869 1926 lot 9

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