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Sacred Heart
Catholic Cemetery - Littleport

Section 36, Cox Creek twp.


Sacred Heart Catholic cemetery - Littleport ~photographed by S. Ferrall


Birds-eye view courtesy of Bing Maps
Birds-eye view courtesy of
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The cemetery is located at the intersection of Littleport Rd. (X-21) and Fox Ave., south of Littleport. It is just north of, and across Littleport Road from Union cemetery

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There are 3 Sacred Heart cemeteries in Clayton county. Please check all 3 of these cemeteries & confirm burials with additional sources.

*Sources used for this burial list:
WPA cemetery records, transcribed by Phyllis Montour
Gravestone inscriptions
Obituaries
Newspaper articles
Census

*Many gravestone photos have been contributed for this cemetery
View gravestone photos for Sacred Heart Catholic cemetery - Littleport

*Obituaries have been submitted for some people buried in this cemetery: Clayton co. Obituary Index (opens new window)


Name Birth Death Comments
unknown, James F.     gravestone is all but illegible, the date 1861 and 21 days, and the first name & initial is all that can be read
Baker, Jerri Jo nee Zapf 04/28/1959 05/08/2017 w/o unkn. Baker; d/o Romanus & Darlene (Clinton)
Beatty, infant   07/2?/1902 infant of Charles & Anna
Beatty, Anna / Annie nee Buechel 03/20/1879 11/10/1902 w/o Charles
Becker, George 09/26/1906 10/28/1906 s/o Henry & Rosa
Becker, Rosa M. nee Meyer 11/30/1881 11/15/1909 1st w/o Henry F. (buried Immanuel Lutheran); d/o George & Regina (Eberhardt)
Brady, Anna M. 1882 1969 w/o Thomas H.
Brady, Thomas H. 1881 1957 h/o Anna M.
Brich, Joseph J. 1857 1922 "Father"
Brich, Minnie H. 1862 1933 "Mother"
Brich, William J. 1884 1938 "Husband"
Buechel, Anton 08/24/1840 06/04/1917 same stone as Regina
Buechel, Mary 02/05/1876 02/12/1893 d/o A & R. Buechel
Buechel, Regina 02/13/1848 02/29/1932 same stone as Anton
Byrnes, James 1824 07/20/1898  
Byrnes, John 1857 01/13/1895  
Byrnes, Owen 1792 04/18/1887  
Byrnes, Sarah Jane 1859 1921  
Conerton, Catherine nee Carney [Connerton] 05/19/1809 02/22/1884 w/o Patrick; born in the parish of Kill in the loursland of Ballindery near Moat Co West Mead Ireland
Conerton, Joseph   02/2?/1917 s/o Patrick & Catherine; died in St. Paul, MN
Conerton, Patrick   04/06/1897 h/o Catherine
Conerty, Bernard 1821 1878  
Conerty, John 1861 11/03/1893  
Conway, Daniel 1851 1927 same stone as Maurice
Conway, Maurice 1855 1926 same stone as Daniel
Conway, Patrick 1805 1897  
Culligan, Thomas 1867 09/14/1885  
Curtis, James   08/24/1885 aged 63 yrs.
Devick, Johanna 1830 04/15/1882  
Donahue, Bridget nee Murphy   03/05/1887 aged 56 years, w/o John
Donahue, Bridgeta 1858 07/27/1879 d/o John & Bridget
Donahue, Ellen Mary   11/??/1900 age 43y; unmarried; died in Mercy Hosp., Dubuque, IA
Donahue, John   10/01/1886 aged 53 years, h/o Bridget; a native of Co Cork Ire.
Downey, James Michael 12/08/1941 11/10/2013 s/o John 'Jack' & Mary (Lucey)
Emerling, Katerina 1828 1902  
Farrell, Alberta 'Bertha' nee Schwartz 1861 10/17/1958 w/o Peter; d/o Joseph & Walburga (Meyer)
Farrell, Bridget 08/15/1824 09/03/1899 w/o John
Farrell, John 03/04/1812 04/12/1899 h/o Bridget
Farrell, Joseph 1889 1926  
Farrell, Peter 'Pete' 1859 12/??/1891 h/o Alberta
Finley, Mathew S. 1900 1928  
Gibbons, Dennis F. 03/15/1863 09/15/1891  
Glennon, Anna 1829 03/05/1895  
Glennon, John 1862 1933  
Glennon, Mary 1854 1934  
Glennon, P. H. 1851 1934  
Glennon, Peter B. 1869 1936  
Glennon, Timothy 1818 10/16/1900  
Gutman, Mary 1836 1919  
Harris, Margaret 08/13/1859 05/16/1900 w/o Geo. Harris, [not sure of dates]
Hayes, John D. 1855 01/12/1882 aged 26y 4m 27d, s/o Dennis & Briset
Hennesey, Hennorah 05/30/1801 03/04/1891 w/o M. Hennesey
Hennesey, Mary 1848 1897  
Hennesey, Michael March 1800 04/06/1885 h/o Hennorah
Henry, Nancy   03/20/1920 age 81
Holtz, Infant daughter 1929 1929  
Howard, Margaret 1817 1890  
Kafer, Anton 'Tony' Sr. 01/24/1860 12/13/1929 h/o Catherine; s/o Mathias & Dorathea (Hartche); DOB on gravestone 1861, in obit 1860
Kafer, Anton 'Tony' Jr. 10/28/1885 03/24/1919 1st h/o Elizabeth 'Lizzy' Baars; s/o Anton SR & Catherine
Kafer, Catherine nee Pfrommer / Frommer 07/14/1859 03/29/1930 w/o Anton; d/o Frederick & Regina (Miller)
Kafer, Joseph 1893 1945 h/o Louise C.
Kafer, Louise C. 1896 1930 w/o Joseph
Larkin, Michael   01/16/1885/86 aged 74 yr
Larkin, Ellen   10/11/1887 aged 62 yr
Lawlor, Margaret 1821 1878  
Lecour, Joseph 07/20/1821 11/13/1913 h/o Lucy
Lecour, Lucy nee Colburn 1827 10/02/1897 w/o Joseph
Lehnertz, Robert A. 12/20/1934 09/12/2015 h/o Patricia Zapf
Liddy, Annie 06/12/1861 04/06/1894 w/o M.H.
Liddy, Dennis 06/12/1821 10/15/1904 "Father", h/o Margaret
Liddy, Hannah 1869 1923 same stone as T. Frank
Liddy, J. J. 1851 08/25/1902 "Father"
Liddy, Joseph R.      
Liddy, M.H. 08/08/1856 11/28/19?8 same stone as Nelle D.; s/o Dennis & Margaret
Liddy, Margaret nee Hayes 06/28/1816 06/04/1910 "Mother", w/o Dennis
Liddy, Margaret Harris 1859 05/16/1900  
Liddy, Mary 1851 1921  
Liddy, Mildred 1886 1977  
Liddy, Nelle D. 09/?/18?2 08/27/19?3 same stone as M.H.
Liddy, Robert Emmett 09/04/1888 12/29/1966 Iowa PVT Co G 111th Infantry World War I
Liddy, Susan   11/17/1867 d/o D & M Liddy
Liddy, T. Frank (Dr.) 1862 1934 same stone as Hannah; s/o Dennis & Margaret
Lucey, Bridget 1827 06/01/1902  
Lucey, Cornelius 1822 02/20/1903  
Lucey, Daniel L. 02/18/1872 06/18/1928  
Lucey, Ella 04/10/1898 04/20/1898 d/o M.F. & J. Lucey
Lucey, Joanna     same stone as Michael F.
Lucey, John J. 1868 01/01/1912  
Lucey, Michael E. 03/15/1908 12/14/1938  
Lucey, Michael F.     same stone as Joanna
Madden, daughter 08/08/1905 08/17/1905 d/o Thomas & Theresa; died of complications of a cleft palate
Madden, Julia   04/18/1889 12y 9m 20d; d/o Thomas & Ellen; died of diptheria
Madden, Ellen nee Hennesey 1845 03/23/1877 1st w/o Thomas
Madden, Theresa nee Kaffer / Kafer 11/19/1883 12/04/1959 "Mother", w/o Thomas; d/o Anton & Katherine
Madden, Thomas 1837 1923 h/o 1st Ellen; 2nd Catharine Hartung (widow of John Hartung)
Madden, Thomas 1864 1946 "Father", h/o Theresa; s/o Thomas & Ellen
McDonough, Michael 1847 11/22/1917  
McGreal, Shannon Kathleen 03/12/2001 04/07/2001 "Beloved Daughter"
Meyer, George 09/05/1849 09/12/1933 h/o Regina
Meyer, Joseph 10/15/1880 01/13/1970  
Meyer, Minnie 03/26/1894 07/30/1907 unmarried; d/o George & Regina
Meyer, Regina Catherine nee Eberhardt / Oberheart 01/30/1860 09/18/1912 w/o George; d/o Michael & unkn.
Meyer, Rudolph M. 10/07/1884 05/22/1915 unmarried; s/o George & Regina
Meyer, unknown 01/24/1901 01/29/1921 gravestone is located within a few feet of Rudolph & Joseph Meyer's stones, and is within the parimeters of the Meyer family plot
Murphy, Julia nee Scannell 11/30/1825 02/04/1897 w/o Timothy
Murphy, Timothy 07/25/1825 12/04/1906 h/o Julia
O'Connor, Edward 04/15/1871 01/??/1951 s/o John & Margaret
O'Connor, John J. 1836 02/08/1900 h/o Margaret
O'Connor, Margaret nee Linnane / Lennone 1837 or 03/20/1840 or 1842 07/31/1918 w/o John; d/o Michael & Bridget (Donahue); Note: obit DOB = 1837, gravestone DOB=1842, death cert.=1840
O'Day, Jane A. 05/18/1879 05/07/1897 d/o Michael & Margaret
O'Day, Margaret nee Murphy 1856 02/24/1891 w/o Michael
O'Day, Michael 01/06/1835 or
1840
02/13/1919 h/o Margaret; s/o Micheal & Catherine (Cain); CW veteran; Note: gravestone has DOB 1940 & obit & death cert. give DOB 1/6/1835
O'Day, Michael David 10/29/1888 04/18/1934 s/o Michael & Margaret; WWI Veteran, 32nd Engineers
O'Day, Patrick Henry 05/14/1882 09/06/1899 s/o Michael & Margaret
O'Loughlin, Patrick O. 1841 1914 Born in Co Clare Ireland, Died in Littleport, Clayton Co. IA
Pauli, Anna 1811 06/25/1886  
Pauli, Anton K. 05/24/1886 06/12/1894  
Pauli, John 1853 1885  
Pauli, Joseph 04/01/1884 06/12/1884  
Petras, Marta 03/?/1883 07/?/1968  
Quinlin, Martin 1838 1901  
Richardson, Alfred V. 1894 1960  
Richardson, Mary C. 1899 1957  
Sadler, Catherine / Katherine 'Kate' nee Larkin 1815 1877 w/o Robert (d. 1884, bur. Union cemetery)
Schaffer, Aiden Christopher 04/10/2012 01/27/2013 s/o Glenn & April (Riniker)
Schwartz, Joseph [Schwarz] 07/26/1829 01/26/1917 h/o Walburga; s/o Michael & Maria; soldier in the German army prior to immigrating to U.S.
Schwartz, Walburga nee Meyer 02/17/1828 06/09/1919 w/o Joseph; d/o Martin & Walburga; Note: obit gives DOB 2/17/1829
Shine, Daniel 1876 05/05/1936  
Shine, Daniel 1819 1912 h/o Mary
Shine, Margaret 1876 1924  
Shine, Mary 1834 1911 w/o Daniel
Shine, Mary 1874 1924  
Shine, Timothy 1860 1939  
Smith, John 1815 1876  
Steger, Mary Jane Francis nee Meyer 11/07/1928 01/07/2018 w/o Harold; d/o Leo & Loretta (Weber)
Sullivan, James 'Jim' 12/18/1864 09/23/1927 s/o Patrick & Margaret (Collins); Alert! conflicts between obituary & Death Certificate: DOB (obit 1864, DC 1862) Cause (obit = sudden death, DC = drowned in river)
Sullivan, John 1857 05/29/1896  
Sullivan, Mary 1865 05/11/1891  
Thurn, Albert 09/18/1894 03/12/1905 s/o Frank J. & Elizabeth
Thurn, Anton 1868 01/16/1892  
Thurn, Charles 'Charley' 09/17/1888 07/08/1907 s/o Frank & Elisabeth; died of complications of measles
Thurn, Elizabeth 'Lizzie' nee Pauli 1848 1932 w/o Frank
Thurn, Franz Joseph 'Frank' 1838 1927 h/o Elizabeth
Thurn, Michael D. 1888 1934  
Wach, Albert A. 04/01/1906 12/04/1959 Iowa PVT 1908 SVC Comd Unit World War II
Wach, Anton 1873 1959 h/o Elizabeth
Wach, Elizabeth 1877 1964 w/o Anton
Wach, Ludwig J. 06/23/1908 11/01/1943 Iowa COX USNR World War II
White, Lewin 10/13/1826 01/03/1910 h/o Mary
White, Mary   11/24/1900 67y; w/o Lewin
White, Thomas 02/10/1862 06/14/1913 s/o Lewin & Mary; died at the state asylum in Independence, IA
Wiley, Ann nee Cooley 06/03/1820 11/19/1897 a native of Co Clare Ire
Wiley, Doris M. 09/03/1910 03/13/1997 w/o John M., married Oct 27, 1941
Wiley, John M. 01/09/1914 07/17/1990 h/o Doris M.
Wiley, Leona R. nee Kafer 1898 1982 w/o Martin
Wiley, Martin Brian 1896 01/03/1960 h/o Leona; s/o Thomas & Mary E. (McManus)
Wiley, Mary A. 1851 1921 same stone as Michael
Wiley, Mary J. 1839 1878  
Wiley, Michael 1851 1921 same stone as Mary A.
Wiley, Patrick 03/15/1811 08/01/1891 A Native of Co Clare Ire
Winch, Louis 1878 1962 h/o Wilhelmina
Winch, Wilhelmina 1883 1947 w/o Louis
Zapf, Clarence   09/23/1910 aged ? yrs 2 mos
Zapf, Darlene 06/27/1922 06/27/1987 w/o Romanus
Zapf, Estella I.     w/o John C.
Zapf, Januarius 1912 1960 h/o Una
Zapf, Joel 07/29/1949 02/12/2001 s/o Romanus & Darlene
Zapf, John C.     h/o Estella I.
Zapf, John Daniel   1922 s/o J.P. & Hazel
Zapf, John Jeffery 02/20/1956 10/18/2017 s/o Januarius & Una; U.S. Marine Corps, LCPL, 1975-1979
Zapf, Marcia D. 'Mush' nee Swain 01/07/1948 01/02/2016 w/o Thomas 'Zip'; d/o Cliff & Dorothy
Zapf, Romanus T. 08/?/1914 03/15/1968 h/o Darlene J., Iowa WT 3 USNR World War II
Zapf, Una nee Lenhart 1916 1992 same stone as Januarius

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