new content added 11/05/2021
aka Cox Creek Cemetery
Cox Creek Sec. 25, SE/NW Sperry twp.
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* Look for obituaries of people buried in Ross cemetery: Obituary Index
- source of the original list of burials is unknown & was submitted by Charlene Barnhart
- additional names and/or information has been added by the Clayton co. coordinator from gravestone photos, obituaries or other sources
Alderson, Esther Mary, b. 15 Feb 1881 d. 25 Aug 1882 Daughter of John and Susannah
Alderson, Everett J., b. 1885 d. 1996
Alderson, John, b. 1852 d. 1921; h/o Susannah
Alderson, John Everitt, b. 05/15/1885 d. 03/22/1956, s/o John & Susannah
Alderson, Susannah nee Carpenter, b. 1861 d. 1945; w/o John
Bacon, Emma Julia, b. 30 Jul 1922 d. 26 Dec 1923, d/o Howard L. & Lottie M.
Bacon, Howard L., b. 1900 d. 1963, h/o Lottie M., Married 04 Oct 1920
Bacon, Lottie M., b. 1903, nee Heins, w/o Howard L., Married 04 Oct 1920
Bartholemew, Andrew, J., d. 02/29/1864, s/o Wm & E.M. Bartholomew; served in the 9th IA volunteer infantry & then reenlisted, died in the service of his country, 21Y & 26D
Bartholemew, William, d. 06/04/1862, 42Y & 7M; 1st h/o Emily Tremain; served in the 9th IA volunteer regiment; died at home while on sick furlough
Barton, Rosa, b. 17 Oct, 1851 d. 21 Sept, 1854, d/o James & Susan
Boyd, Maude E., b. 19 Dec 1885 d. 02 Jun 1898; d/o Wilbert & Emma (Easton)
Boyd, Ruth Mildred, b. 01 Dec 1898 d. 15 Jan 1899; d/o Wilbert & Emma (Easton)
Brandenburg, Francis P.,
Brandenburg, infant daughter
Brown, Libbie, d/o W.N. & S. Brown
Brown, Rufus, d. Sept 1863, 7 yrs & 14 days, s/o Wm. N. & S. Brown
Burdick, William H., d. 28 Aug 1852, aged 2m & 2d, s/o Joseph & Frances
Cain, Hattie, d/o Wm & Almira
Cain, Norman, d. 7 Nov 1875, s/o Wm & Almira
Carner, infant, son of ? & J.E.
Carnicle, Cyrus, b. 1882 d.1949, Father, h/o Ida B.
Carnicle, Donald E., b. 23 Apr 1920 d. 7 Feb 1998, h/o Maria C., father of Mary, Marla, Donald Jr., Ronald & Michele
Carnicle, Greenberry b.1861 d.1946, Father, h/o Nellie
Carnicle, Ida B., b. 1892 d.1965, Mother, nee Annis, w/o Cyrus
Carnicle, Jacob, b. 1820 d.1918, [b. 13 Jan 1820 in Leesburg, Loudoun co., VA]
Carnicle, Marian, d.1925
Carnicle, Nellie, b. 1871 d. 1940, nee Rich, Mother, w/o Greenberry
Carpenter, Ambrose, b. 13 Apr 1852 d. 21 Jan 1914, h/o Mabel Adell King
Carpenter, Bertha L., b. Aug 20, 1890 d. Aug 24, 1890, d/o William and Olive
Carpenter, Ethel Mary, b. Jan 15, 1885 d. Nov 11, 1889, d/o William and Olive
Carpenter, Harvey Jackson, b. April 25, 1890 d. October 19, 1935, s/o Ambrose & Mabel; Iowa Engineman 2nd Class U.S. Navy Oct 9, 1935
Carpenter, John Jackson, b. May 21, 1824 d. May 10, 1903, h/o Mary Marshall
Carpenter, Letia L., b. Nov 8, 1889 d. Mar 1, 1892, d/o A.C. & E.F
Carpenter, Mabel Adell, b. 27 Mar 1866 d. 7 Jan 1945, nee King, w/o Ambrose; d/o Harvey H. & Emily Bartholomew (Tremain)
Carpenter, Mary, b. May 15, 1824 d. Nov 05, 1904, nee Marshall, w/o John Jackson Carpenter
Carpenter, Olive Anna, b. Mar 2, 1858 d. Mar 1, 1911, nee Pratt, w/o Wm M.
Carpenter, William M., b. Jan 30, 1847 d. Dec 24,1899, h/o Olive Anna Pratt; CW veteran
Coonfare, Ada, b. 1870 d. 1947, w/o Dan
Coonfare, Billy, b. Dec 10, 1971 d. Aug 11, 1990, same stone as Leslie & Ruth
Coonfare, Carrie, b. 1897 d. 1988, nee Hines, w/o Lester
Coonfare, Clare, b. 1896 d. 1964
Coonfare, Dan, b. 1860 d. 1937, h/o Ada
Coonfare, Iva Joan, d. 1925, d/o Lester & Carrie
Coonfare, Leslie, b. Dec 18, 1925 d. Jan 18, 2001, h/o Ruth
Coonfare, Lester, b. 1891 d. 1970, h/o Carrie
Coonfare, Winnie, b. 1897 d. 1931, nee Carpenter
Davis, Belva, b. Jun 25, 1897 d. Sep 3, 1907, w/o Eldon
Davis, Eldon, b. May 31, 1895 d. May 29, 1897, h/o Belva
Davis, Myrtle, b. 1903 d. 1924
Davis, Reid M., b. Feb 21, 1895 d. Sept 14, 1956, Iowa, PFC 499 Aero SQ, World War I
Dill, Elmer E., 1869-1958; h/o Mary
Dill, Ralph Leroy, died 09/28/1892; infant s/o Elmer & Mary
Dill, Lawrence Howard, 09/25/1914 - 03/27/1917; s/o Elmer & Mary
Dill, Lloyd Edward, 03/18/1912 - 01/27/1935; s/o Elmer & Mary
Dill, Mary M., 1875-1936, nee Carpenter; w/o Elmer
Downer, Cordelia, d. May 2, 1863, 26Y & 10M, nee Lawrence, same stone as Dwight
Downer, Dwight, d. Aug 14, 1863, same stone as Cordelia
Duncan, Barbara S.
Easton, Caroline, d. Apr 5, 1889, nee King, w/o Joshua
Ehde, Dorothy E., b. Oct 30, 1900 d. Sept 30, 1968
Feay, Alestine/Celestine nee Tremain/Treumain; d. aft 1921; w/o Joseph. Note: burial in Ross cemetery is presumed, no kind of death record has been found so she may have died & been buried elsewhere; confirmation would be appreciated.
Feay, Joseph E. 'Joe', b. June 14, 1835 d. June 20, 1916; h/o Alestine/Celestine; s/o Alexander
Feay, Valentine, age 17 days, d. March 3, 1871; s/o Joseph & Celestine
Garner, Francis D.
Gordon, Dora, b. 1869 d. 1954
Gordon, Elmer, b. 1898 d. 1953
Gordon, Joseph, b. 1864 d. 1932
Hines, son, d. Feb 1915; s/o Albert; Note: death notice "Albert Hines' little boy was buried Friday in Cox Creek cemetery." ~Mail-Press, Thursday, February 11, 1915; he may have been the son born to Albert & Alice the day prior to her death in July 1914
Hines, son, b. 12/21/1917 d. 12/21/1917; s/o Almond ; Note: death notice "A baby boy was born to Mr. & Mrs. Almond Hines .... lived but a short time ... buried Cox Creek cemetery" ~Register & Argus, 12/27/1917
Hines, Alice May, b. 1876 d. 30 July 1914; nee Stone; w/o Albert L. (d. 1938, bur. Strawberry Pt. cem); d/o George
Hines, Amanda J., b. 1863 d. 1946, nee Carnicle, w/o Cyrus D.
Hines, Carl W., b. 27 Sept 1911 d. 16 Nov 1973, Iowa PVT US Army, World War II
Hines, Cyrus D., b. 1864 d. 1946, h/o Amanda J.
Hines, Dora Ethel, b. 16 Jun 1899 d. 06 Sept 1899, d/o A. & A. Hines (Albert L. & Alice M.)
Hines, Emma May, b. 07 Feb 1897 d. 15 Nov 1900, d/o A. & A. Hines (Albert L. & Alice M.)
Hines, Francis, b. 1909 d.1919
Hines, Henry, b. 1870 d. 1948
Hines, Henry, b. Nov 21 1937(?)
Hines, Henry R.
Hines, Hiram, b. 29 Sept 1848 d. 20 Oct 1909, h/o Martha A.
Hines, Jefferson Franklin, b. 1860 d. 1940
Hines, James R., b. 1876 d. 1951
Hines, John, b. 1846 d. 1926, h/o Mary Kellogg
Hines, Leah S., b. 16 Oct 1899 d. 31 Dec 1900, d/o Sylvester & Minnie
Hines, Louisa, b. Nov 24, 1839 d. Mar 8, 1910, nee Duncan, w/o Thomas
Hines, Martha A. nee Scretchfield, b. 21 Jan 1850 d. 29 Jan 1931, w/o Hiram
Hines, Mary Ann, b. 1858 d. 1954, nee Carnicle
Hines, Mary, b. 1856 d. 1940, nee Kellog, w/o John
Hines, Merlin Stephen, b. 15 Mar 1908 d. 30 Mar 1909, s/o Sylvester & Minnie
Hines, Minnie Alvina nee Stone, b. 1873 d. 1943, w/o Sylvester 'Vet'
Hines, Orville I., b. 1885 d. 1951
Hines, Ruth E., b. 1885 d. 1937, nee Carnicle
Hines, Samuel A., d. 2 Mar 1886, 76y 5m & 16d
Hines, Sylvester 'Vet', b. 1880 d. 1950
Hines, Thomas, b. 23 Apr. 1839, 14 May 1920, h/o Louisa; s/o Hiram J. & Martha
Hines, Thomas, b. 15 Jan 1837 d. 20 Feb 1918, h/o Augusta Bensley, s/o Samuel & Elizabeth; Death cert. = divorced
Hines, Walter M., b. 12 Mar 1897 d. 22 Nov 1976, PVT US Army, World War II
Hines, Willard, b. 1873 d. 1959
Johnson, Mary E., d. 20 Sept 1865, wife of J.H.
King, Emily M., b. 03/25/1821 d. 10/26/1918, nee Tremain / Truman, married 1st to Wm. Bartholomew, 2nd to Harvey H. King; d/o Henry & Rowena (Chapman)
King, Harvey H., b. 09/24/1836 d. 10/02/1914, h/o 1st Caroline M. Osborne (she had previously been married), 2nd Emily M. (Tremain) Bartholomew; s/o John & Sylvia (Rhyder)
Lamphere, Abigail, b. 1848 d. 1946, nee Mitchell, w/o Henry
Lamphere, Clara, d/o of H. & A.
Lamphere, David A., s/o H. & A., aged 12Y
Lamphere, Henry, b. 1840 d. 1926, h/o Abigail
Lamphier, Charlie A.
Lamphier, Henry, b. 1840 d. 1942
Lamphier, Henry, b. 1804 d. 11 Dec 1861
Lawrence, G.W., h/o Susan, [may be same as C.N. this stone is nearly illegible]
Lawrence, Susan, wife of G.W.
Lawrence, Susan, d/o G.W. & S.
Marshall, A.B., h/o Sarah J., [Aaron B.]
Marshall, Homer B., b. 18 May 1891 d 2 Sept 1893
Marshall, Myrtle S., b. 9 Jan 1877 d 11 Dec 1880
Marshall, Sarah J., d. Apr 17, 1897, aged ?y 10m 6d, nee Fincher, w/o A.B. Marshall
Marshall, Wealthy H., d/o A.B. & S.J.
Meyer, Charles, b.1869 d.1946
Meyer, John Alexander, b. 29 Jan. 1867 d. 13 Oct. 1946; s/o Nicholas & Celia (Thompson)
Mitchell, Elizabeth, b 15 Jun 1819 d. 17 Feb 1903, nee Miller, same stone as John A.
Mitchell, John A., b. 18 Nov 1820 d. 25 Apr 1895, same stone as Elizabeth
Nueton, Claude L., b.1891 d.1971
Nueton, Edna L., b.1891 d.1938, nee Heins
Opsahl, Alvin, b.1899 d.1958
Osborn, Henry, d 22 Dec 1858, 44Y 8M 11D
Peck, Maria E., d. 2 Mar 1863, 1Y 10M 14D
Peck, Sarah E., daughter of G.S. & N.E.
Randall, Elnora J., b. 16 Mar 1867 d. 30 Jan 1947, nee Marshall, w/o George A.
Randall, Felix, d. 15 Sept 1905, same stone as Joseph
Randall, Floyd Milton, b. 16 Jun 1886 d. 7 Dec 1909, s/o George A. & Elnora J.
Randall, George Alvia, b. 23 Jun 1860 d. 10 Jul 1912, h/o Elnora J.
Randall, Joseph, b. 15 Apr 1835 d. 27 Apr 1907, same stone as Felix
Randall, Milo H., b. 26 Dec 1892 d. 1894, s/o George A. & Elnora
Reddick, Roena, d. 1895, 90Y; nee Chapman, same stone as Solomon Tremain
Ross, Anna M.
Ross, Emiley E.
Ross, James R., 27 Sept 1854 - 21 years & 2 Mo. & 13 days
Ross, wife of James, d. 27 Sept 1854, 21Y 2M & 13D (top of stone broken off, her first name on broken top half)
Rowell, Millard, death date unkn., 10 y/o s/o Stephen & Hulda; obit of his mother states "3 children blessed their union, Millard, who died in his tenth year"; obit of his father states "laid to rest in the Cox Creek cemetery beside a little son who died many years ago"
Rowell, Hulda Wheeler, 09/18/1831-05/18/1899, nee Whipple; d/o Harvey & Martha; funeral home marker, no stone
Rowell, Stephen D., 1824 or 1826-10/10/1894; h/o Hulda; funeral home marker, no stone
Ruth Mildred Boy
Sauerbry, Addie, 1859-1957, nee Heins
Sauerbry, Thomas W., 1896-1962
Sauerbry, William G. 1869-1932
Scott, Virgalene E., b.1870 d.1954, nee Randall
Scovel, Julia H.
Scovel, Nathaniel S., b. 07 Apr 1804 d. 15 Jul 1862; h/o Olive
Scovel, Olive nee Lamphier, b. 8 Jul 1815 d. 30 Jul 1902; w/o Nathaniel; Note: Clayton Co. Record of death gives burial at Elkader, but obit = Cox Creek cemetery
Scovel, Thomas M.
Tremain, Solomon E, d. 1858, 12Y ?M & 9D, same stone as Roena Reddick [note Tremain may be his middle name & Reddick his surname]
Truman, Cyrus L., Co. ?, 9 IA Inf. [military info. is 'best guess']
Voshell, infant, 23 Jul 1937
Whipple, Harvey, d. 11 Sept 1864, 72Y, h/o Martha
Whipple Martha, d. 18 Nov 1864, w/o Harvey
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