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Cemetery Index


Sacred Heart
Catholic Cemetery - Cox Creek


Cox Creek Catholic Church Cemetery


Section 25, Sperry Twp

Sacred Heart-Cox Creek cemetery is north of Strawberry Point off Hwy 13 onto Crystal Rd (Clayton W7C) then a right on Cavalier Ave. The cemetery is past a residence on the left, then Ross cemetery, also on the left. The cemetery is a few hundred feet farther where the road comes to a dead-end.

Sacred Heart - Cox Creek cemetery photos by S. Ferrall Oct 2010


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

*Sources used to compile this list of burials:
WPA cemetery records, transcribed by Phyllis Montour
Obituaries
Gravestone inscriptions
Death Certificates
Marriage records

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*View gravestone photos for Sacred Heart Catholic Cemetery - Cox Creek

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


Name Birth Death Comments
Barton, Ellen Bridget nee Ryan 1814 03/08/1891 w/o Michael
Barton, Hugh P. 10/20/1888 04/12/1956 MD
Barton, Julia nee Maher 05/10/1851 04/04/1897 w/o Thomas
Barton, Michael 1793 02/27/1893 aged 100 yrs
Barton, Michael 'Mike'   11/06/1889 17y 7m 7d; s/o Thomas & Julia
Barton, Thomas 01/01/1846 02/21/1935 h/o Julia; s/o Michael & Ellen
Berns, Frances nee Gleason 1902 1980  
Berns, Joseph 1924 1924  
Berns, Kathleen 1926 1959  
Berns, Marvin 1899 1961  
Boland, John Simon 12/27/1884 04/22/1934 s/o Thomas A. & Ellen (Ivory); hit by car in Armstrong, IA; Note: burial here should be confirmed, may be in St. Mary's Catholic cemetery, Strawberry Pt.
Boland, Matthew 1931 1934 s/o Thomas E. & Rose L. (Quinn); died of diphtheria
Carr, Michael 09/05/1810 04/03/1875 reported to be the 1st burial in this cemetery; A Native of Dublin Ireland; age 65y; h/o Anna; note: obit gives death date as 04/08/1875
Carr, Anna nee McDonnell - 01/14/1899 w/o Michael; aged 94y
Casey, child   01/1?/1895 child of Will; scaled to death; obit gives burial in this cemetery
Cowley, James   10/03/1882 aged 4m 7d, s/o T. & M. Cowley
Daw, Annie Christena 03/15/1886 09/29/1886 aged 6m 14d, d/o John & Elisabeth
Dillon, Katie J. nee Morrison 03/??/1854 05/16/1885 aged 30y 2m 9d, w/o Christopher C.; died of Typhoid fever
Dunn, John   03/10/1880 aged 66y
Dunn, John J.   11/07/1893 aged 37y
Dunn, Sarah E. 08/15/1859 10/09/1909 w/o Will
Dunn, Will 02/13/1860 11/15/1933 h/o Sarah E.
Farmer, Anna nee Flaherty 09/20/1893 02/05/1893 aged 22y 3m 7d, w/o Felix
Farmer, Clara 1910 2001  
Farmer, Daisy nee Carpenter 1876 1955 w/o Francis
Farmer, Edward 1904 1990  
Farmer, Francis Woodrow, SR 1864 1939 h/o Daisy
Farmer, Francis Woodrow, JR 07/02/1913 12/27/1992 SGT US Army WWII
Farmer, J.S. 1859 1924 h/o Mary
Farmer, J.T.     child of J.S. & Mary
Farmer, James   10/02/1876 aged 62y; born in Co. Monaghan, Ireland; h/o Nancy
Farmer, Jessie   05/26/1896 d/o J.S. & Mary
Farmer, Joseph 1889 07/23/1934 h/o Hannah Childers (divorced); s/o Philip & Anna (Flarighty)
Farmer, Mary 1874 1958 w/o J.S.
Farmer, Nancy nee McPhillips   05/06/1889 aged 67y; born in Co. Monaghan, Ireland; w/o James
Farry, Mary nee Reilly 1821 01/??/1896 w/o James
Glennon, Anna nee Sculley 09/10/1829 03/05/1895 w/o Timothy
Glennon, John J. 11/01/1862 10/12/1933 s/o Timothy & Anna
Glennon, Mary 05/14/1854 03/31/1934 d/o Timothy & Anna
Glennon, Patrick H. 08/15/1851 05/25/1934 s/o Timothy & Anna
Glennon, Timothy 06/10/1818 10/16/1900 h/o Anna
Hannon, Julia nee Glennon 02/13/1867 08/27/1899 w/o Michael
Hannon, Michael 10/15/1865 07/14/1940 h/o Julia; s/o James
Harford, Helen M. nee O'Brien 11/13/1949 - w/o William O.
Harford, William Orville 11/07/1935 10/13/1979 h/o Helen M.
Henry, Alexander 03/20/1820 02/17/1909 h/o Anna Marie
Henry, Anna Katherine nee Olinger 12/12/18581858 09/01/1917 w/o Michael W.
Henry, Anna Marie nee Carr 11/27/1837 05/04/1920 born in Black Rock, County Cork Ireland; w/o Alexander
Henry, Michael W. 04/28/1856 08/19/1939 h/o Anna Katherine
Houska, Anna nee Proskova 1823 1905  
Houska, Thomas 11/23/1802 05/02/1884  
Ivory, Catharine Corbett nee O'Brien 12/17/1838 03/20/1899 2nd w/o James Ivory; her 1st husb. was unkn. Corbett
Ivory, Daniel 05/20/1786 09/19/1860 native of County Kilkenny Ireland; aged 75yr
Ivory, Daniel 'Dan' - 01/23/1911 s/o Daniel (d. 1860); died in Cloquett, MN; Co. F, 44th Wis. Inf.
Ivory, Dan 03/23/1868 02/03/1918 died at the State Asylum, Independence, IA
Ivory, James 12/17/1828 04/05/1908 h/o 1st Margaret, h/o 2nd Catharine; Note! His obit gives DOB= 2/20/1829
Ivory, J.W. 1878 05/31/1929  
Ivory, Julia nee McDermott 01/10/1881 01/05/1936 w/o Daniel J.
Ivory, Margaret nee Cooney 06/15/1832 03/31/1863 aged 31 yrs.; 1st w/o James Ivory
Ivory, Mary Jane 09/27/1861 11/12/1861 d/o Michael & Marg; aged 1m 16d; ssa Daniel Ivory
Ivory, Mary M. nee Gernon 01/15/1838 02/14/1912 w/o Patrick
Kenneally, John J. 08/23/1873 01/29/1906 ssa Michael F. & Mary A.
Kenneally, Margaret nee Scully 1854 12/27/1911 w/o Thomas; d/o Patrick & Margaret (Maher)
Kenneally, Mary A. 01/31/1890 08/12/1907 ssa Michael F. & John J.
Kenneally, Michael F. 02/17/1881 10/26/1905 s/o Thomas & Margaret; ssa Mary A. & John J.
Kenneally, Thomas 05/04/1837 06/12/1913 h/o Margaret; died in Des Moines; Co. 4, 16th U.S. Infantry, Civil War
Kenneally, Thomas Edw. 1887 03/11/1908  
Kuhl, Marie Antoinette nee Henry 04/05/1890 08/30/1972 w/o Edward M.; d/o Michael W. & Anna Katherine
Lane, Bridget nee Sweeney 02/02/1825 11/23/1899 born in the parish of Leagan, Co Longford Ireland; w/o John S.
Lane, John S. 06/25/1815 11/08/1899 born in the parish of Featherd, County of Tipperary, Ireland; h/o Bridget
Lane, Mary nee Conway 1809 08/12/1883 aged 74 yrs; w/o John E.
Leahy, Sarah   01/27/1861 aged 31 yrs; w/o Timothy
Leahy, Timothy   06/11/1879 aged 66 yrs; h/o Sarah
Maher, Bridget nee Purcell 1829 12/13/1876 aged 47yr; a native of Queen Co. Ireland; w/o Patrick
Maher, Patrick 01/1810 02/12/1864 aged ?4y ?m 20d; born in Queens Co. Ireland; h/o Bridget
Markham, Daniel 1878 1952 h/o Irene
Markham, Henrietta 'Irene' nee Lamphier 08/09/1878 05/12/1933 w/o Daniel; d/o Henry & Abigail (Mitchell)
McDermott, Coletta 07/28/1876 06/??/1943 d/o James J. & Julia; Note: obit gives DOB 7/28/1874
McDermott, James J. 1843 10/16/1917 h/o Julia
McDermott, John Joseph 02/01/1880 06/30/1933 s/o James J. & Julia; Death Cert. indicates he was divorced
McDermott, Julia nee Farry 07/06/1849 04/09/1926 w/o James; d/o James & Mary (Reilly)
McDermott, William F. 09/28/1882 12/14/1910 s/o J.J. & Julia
McTaggart, Edward Michael   10/1?/1923 18 mo/old s/o Joe
McTaggart, Ellen nee Carr 11/01/1853 04/26/1935 w/o Michael
McTaggart, Katie 1876 01/28/1901  
McTaggart, Michael 01/06/1836 04/15/1931 h/o Ellen
McTaggart, Thomas 1872 1919  
McTaggart, William 1859 1924  
Merkl, Bernard 1914 1918  
Meyer / Myer, Adelia 10/21/1889 04/14/1890 d/o Nicholas & Celia; Note: surname on gravestone is spelled MYER
Meyer / Myer, Celia M. nee Thompson 10/01/1847 04/17/1889 w/o Nicholas; Note: surname on gravestone is spelled MYER
Meyer, John P. 04/13/1874 12/16/1905 s/o Nicholas & Celia
Meyer, Nicholas N.M. 12/05/1834 01/14/1917 "Father"; h/o Celia; Co. A, 1st Batt. MO Cav. Civil War
Morris, Cecelia M. nee Meyer / Meyers / Myer 10/21/1887 04/27/1923 w/o Michael; d/o Nicholas & Celia (Thompson); died of burns
Morris, Elizabeth 1826 02/12/1888  
Morris, James Patrick 10/18/1912 02/26/1980 TEC 4 US Army World War II
Morris, Michael 07/06/1865 08/02/1943 h/o Cecelia
Morrison, John   07/07/1881 aged 64 yrs; a native of Co Farmannagh, Ire
Moyna, Edward John 12/17/1913 05/06/1988 PFC US Army World War II
Moyna, Elsie Elnore nee Alderson 09/05/1889 05/04/1923 w/o John M., m/o Mae, Cecil Joseph & Edward John
Moyna, John Michael 04/07/1885 12/12/1954 h/o Elsie E.
Moyna, Jessie 11/25/1897 06/15/1961  
Moyna, Katherine 'Kate / Kitty' nee Lane 07/15/1852 07/23/1907 1st w/o Patrick; DOD should be confirmed, Patrick's obit gives 7/23/1909
Moyna, Mary Francis Anna nee Ivory 1870 1943 2nd w/o Patrick
Moyna, Owen 07/20/1866 10/16/1899 h/o Veronica, born in Co. Monaghan, Ireland
Moyna, Patrick 07/10/1854 11/29/1923 born in Monaghan Co. Ireland; married 1st Katherine, 2nd Mary F.A.
Moyna, Veronica nee Conboy 01/20/1873 05/03/1894 w/o Owen; d/o Michael
Mullen, Anna M. nee Thyne 11/21/1879 02/28/1965 w/o Charles; d/o Austin & Mary (Henry)
Mullen, Charles 06/09/1875 01/15/1920 h/o Anna; s/o Neil & Nancy (McTaggart)
Myer, Adelia     see Adelia Meyer above
Myer, Celin Thompson     see Celia Meyer above
O'Brien, Dennis 11/1877 11/20/1880 3y; s/o John & Margaret
O'Brien, George 08/19/1904 02/09/1955 s/o James J. & Mary V.
O'Brien, James Joseph 03/04/1866 03/20/1930 h/o Mary V.
O'Brien, John Joseph 12/10/1871 05/28/1933 h/o Rose M.
O'Brien, John M. 08/04/1916 05/15/1991 h/o Kathryn Julie
O'Brien, Kathryn Julia nee Farmer 02/19/1920 09/27/2012 w/o John M.; d/o Francis & Daisy (Carpenter)
O'Brien, Katie 08/07/1876 03/10/1877 d/o Michael & Margaret
O'Brien, Margaret nee Ivory 06/15/1841 06/06/1920 w/o Michael
O'Brien, Mary 1873 08/05/1897  
O'Brien, Mary Virginia nee Stence 03/04/1876 04/24/1968 w/o James Joseph
O'Brien, Mary 11/1878 11/19/1880 6y 1m; d/o John & Margaret
O'Brien, Michael 01/05/1822 03/01/1881 h/o Margaret
O'Brien, Michael F. 03/25/1869 09/05/1927 h/o Catherine Henry
O'Brien, Nellie 03/13/1878 08/06/1943 d/o Michael & Margaret
O'Brien, Rosa 02/02/1868 04/21/1902 d/o Michael & Margaret
O'Brien, Rose M. nee Henry 04/14/1875 05/30/1956 w/o John J.
O'Connor, John J. 1914 1995 h/o Kathleen M.
O'Connor, Kathleen M. 1918   w/o John J.
Olinger, Englebert D. 03/09/1830 12/25/1923 h/o Susana H.
Olinger, Susana H. nee Hanson 12/20/1830 07/06/1917 w/o E.D.
Olinger, William   08/20/1875 aged 2y 5m 20d, "Little William"
Quinn, Catherine nee Ryan Sept 1867 1953 w/o John M.
Quinn, John Martin June 1863 11/18/1932 h/o Catherine
Quinn, Katherine 10/19/1903 01/11/1912 d/o John M. & Catherine
Quinn, Robert F. 09/07/1893 09/20/1967 Iowa PFC 147 Aero SQ World War I
Ryan, Genevieve Tinker nee Ivory 01/16/1876 05/03/1940 1st married to Jacob A. Tinker, then to unkn Ryan
Schmitz, Annie Alice   11/16/1882 aged 10 days, d/o Peter & Annie
Scully, Durward 11/08/1900 07/18/1990 h/o Gertrude
Scully, Mary Gertrude nee O'Brien 03/10/1907 02/06/2002 w/o Durward
Scully, Patrick 1849 10/12/1879 s/o Patrick & Margaret
Smith, Margaret Scully nee Maher 02/12/1827 06/28/1902 w/o 1st Patrick Scully, 2nd Michael Smith
Smith, Mary 1864 11/11/1886 d/o Michael & Margaret; died of typhoid fever
Smith, Michael - - 2nd h/o Margaret
Smothers, Lizzie     age 60y
Stalnaker, Agnes Julia nee O'Brien 04/06/1880 04/22/1928 w/o Earl Raymond Stalnaker
Stalnaker, Claire 03/03/1905 11/08/1937 d/o Earl & Agnes
Stalnaker, Marvin Austin 11/10/1917 05/25/1991 s/o Earl & Agnes; S SGT US Army World War II
Thyne, Austin 11/06/1849 01/13/1914 h/o Mary; s/o Austin & Jane (Dixon)
Thyne, Austin Joseph 03/20/1882 03/18/1952 h/o Margaret E.
Thyne, Hubert Michael 10/20/1896 09/13/1926 unmarried; s/o Austin & Mary; shot himself
Thyne, Josephine Ellen 04/04/1904 03/14/2003 d/o Austin & Mary
Thyne, Margaret E. nee O'Brien 03/05/1876 04/15/1948 w/o Austin J.
Thyne, Mary Catherine nee Henry 10/27/1857 12/29/1924 w/o Austin; d/o Alexandria & Anna (Carr)
Thyne, Patrick 05/04/1834 09/18/1915 unmarried; s/o Austin & Jane (Dixon)
Thyne, Robert Patrick 1886 1971 s/o Austin J. & Margaret E.
Thyne, William Alex 03/10/1884 09/25/1936 h/o Mildred; s/o Austin & Mary
Thynne, Andrew   1863? aged 4m, ssa Jane
Thynne, Austin 1784 1868 aged 84 y, ssa William
Thynne, Austin 08/22/1878 06/19/1880 aged 21m 28d
Thynne, Jane E. 1809 05/09/1882 ssa Andrew; Note: this is likely Jane E. nee Dixon
Thynne, John 1839 1843 aged 4y 7d, ssa Lissie
Thynne, Lissie 1839 1840 aged 16m 4d, ssa John
Thynne, William   1858 aged 2 yr, ssa Austin
Tinker, Albert 1816 08/13/1885 h/o Rosettee
Tinker, Jacob Adam 'Jake' 08/28/1872 02/03/1918 h/o Genevieve Anna Ivory (see Ryan); s/o Joseph & Mary
Tinker, John Jacob 01/03/1905 01/03/1905 s/o Jacob A. & Genevieve
Tinker, Joseph ca1845 04/05/1891 aged 43y 7m 13d; h/o Mary; s/o Albert & Rosettee; CW veteran
Tinker, Joseph Jr. 1882 1919 s/o Joseph & Mary
Tinker, Mary nee Lestina 08/15/1850 12/08/1935 w/o Joseph
Victoria, John 11/21/1880 06/02/1881 s/o Thomas & Mary
Victoria, Joseph 03/18/1878 06/03/1881 s/o Thomas & Mary
Victoria, Mary nee Soukup 05/16/1844 06/10/1884 w/o Thomas
Victoria, Thos. 1832 05/07/1903 h/o Mary
Victoria, Thomas 10/28/1878 06/02/1881 s/o Thomas & Mary

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