Berrien County Genealogy Project presents...

Johnson Cemetery

Niles Township, Berrien County, Michigan

by Daundra J. Baker

When I first recorded this cemetery, it was Summer 1964. I have revisited and updated the readings many times since. Johnson Cemetery is #36 in the Michigan Cemetery Atlas of 1991, and in Section 15. Located North of Niles on US-31, go past the M-140 turn off, just as 31 curves, the cemetery is located on the right. The cemetery was laid out on the property of John Johnson (1st) at the St. Joseph River Bend.

This information was complied from many sources, marker inscriptions, family & bible records, obituaries & death notices, old letters, Internet sites, Berrien & Cass county histories & census records. I also crossed referenced Civil War (GAR) Veterans burials with the "Michigan Volunteers, 1861-1865" and have sent that burial information to the Sons of the Veterans of the Civil War for recording on their web site. I have never found any true Sexton records, only notes regarding this cemetery in the Silverbrook Cemetery records. Every effort has been made to be as accurate as possible. As always, I truly welcome additions or corrections.

Johnson Cemetery has the distinction of being among the earliest burial sites in the Berrien County area. The oldest Cemetery in Niles township has to be on the hill where the Father Allouez cross stands on Bond Street, south of Niles. There are many other burials on that hill of the families from Fort St. Joseph.

Johnson Cemetery started as many others do, a family burial area. It also is the final resting place for some of the earliest pioneers to Berrien county. A quiet peaceful grove of old first growth trees and majestic markers. Markers that bear mute testament to the fact that these souls did live, marry, have children, work, play and die.


Our family's tradition tells that the first burial in Johnson Cemetery was a premature still-born infant of George and Fanny [Johnson] Claypool in the Summer of 1831. John Johnson [the childs grandfather] dug the grave, George Claypool [the baby's father] placed the baby, wrapped in a "lap quilt" that belonged to Amelia Johnson [the baby's grandmother], in the grave and marked it with a field stone. Daundra

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 Adams, Cora B. June 29, 1876  Sept. 10, 1979 3yrs, 2mos, 11dys, Dau. of G. W. & H. Adams
Adams, Emily 1844 1916 2nd Wife of George W. Adams
Adams, George E.   Jan. 20, 1877 9yrs, 18dys, Son of G. W. & H. Adams
Adams, George W. 1836 1915 Father
Adams, Helen  1846 Oct. 27, 1888 Mother, Wife of George W. Adams
Beattie, Ann    Aug. 5, 1873 73y, 2nd Wife of Robert Beattie [Marker broken, dates gone, info from obit.
Beattie, Margaret April 25, 1808 July 19, 1856 48yrs, 2mos, 24dys, Wife of Robert Beattie, nee Gulley
Beattie, Robert Apr. 25, 1797 Dec. 19, 1883 Born at [?] Belfast, Ireland, 86yrs, 7mos, 23dys
Berkey, Stuart July 26, 1852 Nov. 26, 1863 11yrs, 4mos, Son of L. & M. A. Berkey
Birdsell, Estella E.  June 21, 1858 Sept. 30, 1882 24yrs, 3mos, 9dys, Wife of Edwin C. Birdsell
Birdsell, Etta B. May 10, 1878 Mar. 28, 1879 16yrs, 10mos, 18dys, Little B
Birdsell, Laura M.  Feb. 24, 1839 Oct. 6, 1876 37yrs, 7mos, 10dys, Wife of Ranson Birdsell, Mother
Blasser, Jacob 1869 [May 21,] 1934 [Obit. in Niles Daily Star]
Blasser, Royann   [Niece of Jacob Blasser, marker missing in 2001.]
Branch, Hezekiah  Feb. 10, 1810 Apr. 6, 1862 GAR...Enlisted as Private, Oct. 30, 1861, Buchanan, age 44. Enlisted on Company C, 12th Infantry Regiment, MI, Dec. 19, 1861. Killed at the Battle of Shilo, TN; buried in National Cemetery, Pittsburg Landing, TN. [Official military record cites date of death as 6th of Apr., marker inscribed 7th.]
Branch, Mary A.  Sept. 27, 1815 Nov. 23, 1881 Wife of Hezekiah Branch
Broadhurst, Nancy [Garum]  Apr. 30, 1824 May 9, 1851 27yrs, 9dys, Wife of Joseph Broadhurst
Brown, May Oct. 8, 1850 Dec. 16, 1862 1yr, 2mos, 17dys, Dau. of D. & S. Brown
Cain, George  Apr. 9, 1806 Jan. 9, 1862 55yrs, 9mos
Cain, John Oct. 22, 1843 Jan. 28, 1864 20yrs, 3mos, 6dys, Son of George & Youthley Cain GAR...Enlisted as Private, Sept. 4, 1864, age 40. Enlisted in Company K, 29th Infantry Regiment, Michigan, Sept. 24, 1864. Mustered out Sept. 6, 1865 in Murfreesboro, TN. [This can not be the same John Cain that served in the 29th as the dates & age do not confirm his service. The information came from records at Silverbrook Cemetery, Niles, MI. Mike Cain a descendant, was the Sexton at Silverbrook at that time.]
Cain, Noah   Aug. 17, 1864 19yrs, Son of George & Youthley Cain; GAR...Enlisted as Private on June 20, 1863, Niles, MI (residence Buchanan, MI), age 18. Enlisted in Company G, 1st SS Regiment, MI on June 24, 1863. Killed at Petersburg, VA.
Cain, Youthley Apr. 17, 1817  Mar. 22, 1862 44yrs, 11mos, 5dys, Wife of George Cain
Chago, David    July 26, 1915 [Info from Doris Biggs, she found this in an obituary.]
Church, Ann      Wife of Lemuel [Lendel] Church [Date & age unreadable, marker very worn.]
Church, Lemuel   July __?__ [Date & age unreadable, marker very worn. I have seen his name as Lendel also.]
Church, Seymore A. Aug. 23, 1829 Jan. 23, 1861 31yrs, 5mos
Church, William L.  Feb. 21, 1836 Sept. 10, 1855 19yrs, 6mos, 18dys
Claypool, Emilia "Millie" Aug. 22, 1837 Sept. 17, 1876 39yrs, 26dys, Dau. of George H. & Fanny [Johnson] Claypool
Claypool, Fanny [Johnson]  Sept. 19, 1804 Nov. 19, 1864 60yrs, 1mo, 30dys, Wife of Geo. H. Claypool
Claypool, George Henry   Dec. 25, 1873 69yrs, 3mos, 22dys; Black Hawk War of 1832, local Brigade, Berrien Co.
Claypool, Infant  1831 1831 [Summer of accord. to Family.] Premature Stillbirth, Child of George & Fanny [Johnson] Claypool. George & Fanny were married May 1831; their second child Daniel was born in 1831[Census] or 1832 [Family Bible]. Daniel was evidently a premature birth also at 7 mo. GO FIGURE!!
Claypool, Morris R. Aug. 17, 1843 Sept. 12, 1853 10yrs, 26dys, Son of George H. & Fanny [Johnson] Claypool
Comer, John      Son of John & Susannah Comer [Death date and age unreadable, marker very worn.]
Cotten, Fannie L. June 30, 1864  Dec. 7, 1873 Our Darling Fannie, 9yrs, 5mos, 7dys, Dau. of J. M. & A. E. Cotten
Cox, Climena  Dec. 25, 1843 Aug. 25, 1845 1y, 8mos, Dau. of William H. & Sarah A. Cox
Cox, Jane Julia May 10, 1847 Sept. 18, 1848 1y, 4mos, 8dys, Dau. of Douglas & Jane Cox, Adopted Dau. of Lynford & S. R. Lardner
Cox, Jane M.  Sept. 18, 1819 May 15, 1847 28yrs, 7mos, 27dys, Wife of Douglas A. Cox [Died in childbirth.]
Cox, Ugene  Mar. 9, 1852 Mar. 20, 1852 11dys, Son of Luther & S. A. Cox
Cox, William H. Apr. 15, 1810 Oct. 23, 1842 32yrs, 6mos, 8dys
Dallmanus, Infant    May 27, 1909 [Stillborn, sex unknown.]
Dalrymple, Infant Son    Feb. 8, 1871 Son of J. & E. Dalrymple [Stillborn]
Dalrymple, Jackson Nov. 8, 1847 Apr. 21, 1880 32yrs, 5mos, 13dys; GAR...Served in 2 companies. Enlisted as Private Apr. 11, 1863, Buchanan, MI, age 18. Enlisted in Company Batty L, 1st Light Artillery Regiment,MI, Apr. 11, 1863. Discharged Apr. 16, 1863, Coldwater, MI. Enlisted as Private on Feb. 10, 1864, Buchanan, age 18. Enlisted in Company C, 12th Infantry Regiment, MI, Feb. 10, 1864. Mustered out Feb. 15, 1866 in Camden, AR.
Dalrymple, Katie  Oct. 16, 1878 Apr. 3, 1879 5mos, 18dys, Dau. of J. & E. Dalrymple
Davis, William B. Jan. 23, 1826 July 11, 1886 60yrs, 5mos, 19dys
DeLambert, Grandma    Aug. 29, 1869 [Age unknown]
DeLambert, Joseph June 21, 1812  June 21, 1884 72yrs
Derth, Charles F.  Sept. 13, 1804 Sept. 13, 1851 47yrs
Drew, Almira A.  Dec. 18, 1850 Mar. 18, 1852 1y, 3mos, Dau. of C. P. & E. A. Drew
Drew, Charlie F. Mar. 5, 1853 Oct. 13, 1853 7mos, 13dys, Son of C. P. & E. A. Drew
Drew, Charles P.  Nov. 10, 1869 Nov. 10, 1869 65yrs
Drew, Eliza A.       Wife of Charles P. Drew [Marker broken, dates unknown.]
Duncan, John   Dec. 3, 1859 [Age either 27yrs or 47yrs, 3mos, marker very worn.]
Dunifin, Mary Elizabeth [Murphy]    [unreadable] Wife of John E, Dunifin; listed in 1870 Berrien Co. Census as dumb & idiotic [No marker; Info. from Doris [Dunifin] Biggs, a descendant.]
Earnie, John "Johnny"  Dec. 16, 1872 Dec. 10, 1878 5yrs, 11mos, 25dys, Son of J. & M. A. Earnie
Foorhuis, Ada Mae Feb. 15, 1864 Jan. 15, 1866 1yr, 11mos, Dau. of O. & F. Foorhuis
Foster, Cordellia [Hopkins]  July 5, 1824 July 5, 1877 53yrs, Wife of John Foster [Cast iron, above ground, grave cover]
Foster, Charles B. "Charlie" June 24, 1860 Dec. 24, 1860 6mos, Son of C. & J. Foster
Foster, Fanny Oct. 21, 1795 Oct. 21, 1870 75yrs, Wife of Robert Foster
Foster, Jane Dec. 16, 1822 Aug. 21, 1850 27yrs, 8mos, 5dys
Foster, Jane     [Marker very worn; buried next to Charles Foster. Thought to be Mother of Charles and died in childbirth with him in 1860.]
Foster, John Oct. 22, 1818 Aug. 10, 1884 65yrs, 9mos, 19dys
Foster, John Apr. 9, 1790 Sept. 4, 1852 62yrs
Foster, Pamelia May 8, 1803 Nov. 17, 1855 52yrs, 6mos, 9dys
Foster, Robert  Aug. 1, 1796 July 1, 1858 61yrs, 11mos
Foster, Robert Nov. 3, 1828 Sept. 8, 1839 10yrs, 10mos, 5dys, Son of Robert & Fanny Foster [Foot stone imbedded in tree.]
Galley, William T. Sept. 8, 1847 Aug. 8, 1851 3yrs, 11mos, Son of William & Cynthia Galley
Gleason, Ray Anna    July 7, 1932 Dau. of Jacob & Olive Gleason [Obit. in Niles Daily Star.
Green, Almeria  Dec. 29, 1862 Sept. 6, 1869 Dau. of J. & E. Green [Marker very worn.]
Green, Catherine Mar. 11, 1806 Mar. 11, 1852 46yrs, Wife of Joseph Green
Green, James Dec. 11, 1836 Aug. 11, 1868 [Age is 31 or 81yrs, marker very worn.]
Green, Martha Sept. 2, 1797 Nov. 2, 1872 75yrs, 2mos
Green, Mary E. Mar. 25, 1829 Mar. 15, 1861 32yrs, Wife of James Green
Green, Maria  Nov. 11, 1802 Nov. 7, 1877 75yrs [Marker is falling apart, not sure where it belongs, found by Green Family.]
Griffith, Abraham L.  Nov. 24, 1861 May 4, 1862 5mos, 10dys, Son of Abner J. & Susan [Salee] Griffith
Griffith, Melisa Aug. 19, 1855 Nov. 15, 1855 2mos, 27dys, Dau. of Abner J. & Susan [Salee] Griffith
Groesback, Susannah* 1846 1911 Mother [See Johnson Family Monument]
Hadlock, Erastus      [Marker is broken, this looks like part of his name; not proven]
Hadlock, Hannah [Brooker] 1806 May 21, 1857 Born in Canada East, Sweetly sleep at Jesus Feet, Wife of Erastus Hadlock.
Hall, Anna  Sept. 3, 1780 Sept. 3, 1843 63yrs
Hall, Eliza E. Apr. 7, 1848 Oct. 3, 1849 1yr, 5mos, 26dys, Dau. of J. & M. Hall
Hall, Jasper M. Feb. 7, 1846 Aug. 14, 1848 2yrs, 6mos, 7dys, Son of J. & M. Hall
Hall, Rebecca  Dec. 23, 1800 Dec. 23, 1841 41yrs
Hall, Runels Aug. 13, 1843 Feb. 24, 1845 1yr, 6mos, 11dys, Son of J. & M. Hall
Hamilton, Levi  July 15, 1812 Aug. 23, 1839 27yrs, 1mo, 8dys
Hawkins, Erasmus Feb. 17, 1845 Aug. 6, 1849 4yrs, 5mos, 17dys, Son of Noah & Susan [Heckman] Hawkins
Hawkins, Lucinda      Dau. of Bulford & Susannah Hawkins
Hawkins, Susannah June 11, 1772  Nov. 11, 1858 86yrs, 5dys, Wife of Bulford Hawkins, Our Mother
Hunter, Elizabeth  [Stephens]  [Aug 22, 1824] [Mar 15, 1863] 38y, 6m, 24d, d/o J.&A. Stephens. b. in IN, 1st Wife of Liberty Hunter; m. Mar 1, 1842 in Berrien Co, MI; d. in Niles Twp, of "childbirth fever". Marker worn and falling apart. Elizabeth was listed in the 1860 census with husband Liberty. Thanks to Mary E. Drolet for confirming this information. DJB, 2009
Hunter, Jasper N.    Sept. 16, 1858 4yrs, 2mos, 12dys, Son of Liberty & Elizabeth Hunter
Hurlbutt, Annie [Murphy]    Mar. 17, 1897 Daughter of Isaac & Elizabeth [Dickerson] Murphy; Wife of William Francis Hurlbutt
Hurlbutt, Sarah [Murphy]    Mar. 19, 1883 Daughter of Isaac & Elizabeth [Dickerson] Murphy; Wife of William Francis Hurlbutt [William Francis Hurlbutt married many times and died in Buchanan Township Nov. 16, 1919.]
Johnson     [Family Monument, (see* for inscriptions) Susannah Groesback, Isaac Johnson, Guley Comer Johnson, John Samuel Johnson and Noah Johnson.]
Johnson, Amelia   Mar. 7, 1783 May 17, 1864 81yrs, 2mos, 10dys, Wife of John Johnson [1st]
Johnson, Anna [Lybrook]  July 5, 1800 June 18, 1876 Our Mother, 73yrs, 1mo, 11dys, Wife of John Johnson [2nd]
Johnson, Daniel Aug. 6, 1806  Mar. 29, 1897 Black Hawk War of 1832, local Brigade, Berrien Co.
Johnson, Ezekial July 17, 1810  July 17, 1874 64yrs
Johnson, Guley [Comer] * 1820 1905 Wife of Isaac Johnson [See Johnson Family Monument. Inscribed on south side of marker.]
Johnson, Henry L.  Oct. 3, 1835  Apr. 6, 1862 26yrs, 6mos, 3dys, Son of John [2nd] and Anna [Lybrook] Johnson; GAR...Enlisted as Private, Oct. 11, 1861, Berrien Co. age 26. Enlisted in Company I, 12th Infantry Regiment, MI, Dec. 19, 1861. Killed at the battle of Shilo.
Johnson, Isaac  Dec. 15, 1828 Mar. 10, 1841 12yrs, 2mos, 26dys, Son of John [2nd] & Anna [Lybrook] Johnson [First white child born in Berrien Township.]
Johnson, Isaac*      Asleep in Jesus blessed sleep, from which none ever wake to weep. [See Johnson Family Monument. Inscribed on west side of Johnson Family Monument.]
Johnson, Isaac R.  Jan. 20, 1820  Dec. 20, 1891 71yrs, 11mos; GAR...Enlisted as Private, Feb. 27, 1865, Niles, MI, age 28. Enlisted in Company B, 1st Cavalry Regiment, MI, Feb. 27, 1865. Discharged Dec. 5, 1865, Fort Leavenworth, KS.
Johnson, John [1st]  July 23, 1782 July 23, 1844 62yrs, Our Father
Johnson, John [2nd]  Mar. 7, 1803 Dec. 7, 1884 81yrs, 9mos, Our Father
Johnson, John Samuel*  Aug. 12, 1852 July 30, 1858 5yrs, 11mos, 18dys, Son of Isaac & Guley [Comer] Johnson [See Johnson Family Monument. Inscribed on north side of marker.]
Johnson, Noah* Jan. 25, 1852  Aug. 19, 1858 10yrs, 6mos, 25dys, Son of Isaac & Guley [Comer] Johnson [See Johnson Family Monument.]
Johnson, Samuel May 2, 1808 Aug. 17, 1835 27yrs, 3mos, 15dys, Son of John [1st] & Amelia Johnson, Our Brother
Jones      [Family Monument (see** for inscriptions) Milton L., Philip A., and Eliza Jones, also a Memorial to James A. Jones.
Jones, Albert L.  Oct. 22, 1863 Oct. 28, 1863 6dys, Son of James & Eliza Jones
Jones, Eliza**  Feb. 4, 1815 Aug. 6, 1891 76yrs, 6mos, 2dys, Wife of James Jones [Inscribed on west side of Jones Family Monument.] [nee Noel]
Jones, James A.**    May 5, 1864 52yrs, In Memory; GAR...Enlisted as Corporal, June 6, 1863, Niles, MI, age 44. Enlisted in Company G, 1st Regiment, MI. Killed in the Battle of the Wilderness.
Jones, Jessie A.  Apr. 8, 1841 June 8, 1907 Son of James A. & Eliza (Noel) Jones [Info. from L. Jones, descendant.]
Jones, Mary Jane [Salsbury]  Sept. 10, 1839 Feb. 7, 1880 40yrs, 4mos, 27dys, Wife of Morgan W. Jones [Died in childbirth.]
Jones, Milton L.**      5mos, Sons of James and Eliza Jones [Inscribed on north side of Jones Family Monument.] 
Jones, Minnie   Feb. 10, 1880 3dys [Dau. of Morgan & Mary Jane [Salsbury] Jones]
Jones, Morgan Wesley  abt. 1839 Mar. 31, 1917 Son of James A. & Eliza (Noel) Jones, Husband of Mary Jane Salsbury.
Jones, Philip A.**  Apr. 4, 1838 Apr. 10, 1838 2dys, Son of James & Eliza Jones [Inscribed on north side of Jones family marker.]
Jones, William    Mar. 27, 1895 36yrs, [Killed by train, b. Michigan City, IN, Obit. Apr. 3, 1895, came to Niles abt. 1893 to run a restaurant & candy store on Main St.]
Kain, Robert   May 14, 1913 (He worked for the Foster family for many years.)
Kirkham, John Van  1863 1923 .
Kirkham, Louise    1920 91yrs [Obit. Niles Daily Star]
Lane, Catherine Nov. 28, 1814 Jan. 30, 1840 25yrs, 2mos, 2dys
Lane, Charity Sept. 19, 1809 Mar. 19, 1843 33yrs, 6mos, Wife of Benjamin Lane
Lane, Orvill June 23, 1845 Sept. 26, 1853 8yrs, 3mos, 3dys
Lauman, Bion M.  Apr. 26, 1859 Sept. 26, 1864 5yrs, 5mos, "Little Bennie," Son of P. D. & M. A. Lauman
Lauman, James A. Nov. 30, 1849 July 6, 1850 7mos, 6dys, Son of P. D. & M. A. Lauman
Lauman, John W.  July 17, 1848 Feb. 1, 1851 2yrs, 6mos, 15dys, Son of P. D. & M. A. Lauman
Lauman, Laura Sue  Mar. 6, 1857 Sept. 20, 1864 7yrs, 6mos, 14dys, Dau. of P. D. & M. A. Lauman, "Little Susie"
Lauman, May Belle May 29, 1860 Sept. 29, 1864 3yrs, 4mos, Dau. of P. D. & M. A. Lauman, "Little Belle"
Lauman, Mary Ann [Martin] May 13, 1827 Apr. 7, 1896 68yrs, 10mos, 25dys, Wife of Phillip D. Lauman
Lauman, Nellie L. Jan. 27, 1866 Dec. 13, 1871 5yrs, 10mos, 17dys, Dau. of P. D. & M. A. Lauman, "Little Lottie"
Lauman, Phillip D.  Mar. 31, 1828 Sept. 17, 1892 64yrs, 5mos, 17dys
Lauman, Willia T. Sept. 17, 1853 Oct. 1, 1864 11yrs, 14dys, Son of P. D. & M. A. Lauman, "Little Willie"
Martin, Ballard P.  May 18, 1828 May 2, 1836 7yrs, 11mos, 15dys, Son of T. R. & S. Martin
Martin, Charlott A. 1838 1894 Wife of Noah Martin
Martin, Emma 1839 Oct. 29, 1907  
Martin, Jasper  Nov. 15, 1843  May 5, 1902  
Martin, John W. Oct. 13, 1828 Sept. 4, 1855 26yrs, 10mos, 22dys, Son of T. R. & S. Martin
Martin, Noah  1836 1907
Martin, Susannah   July 20, 1879 Wife of Thomas Martin
Martin, Thomas R. Feb. 14, 1803 Mar. 18, 1882 79yrs, 1mo, 4dys, Son of Josiah & Mary Martin
McCay, Lucy A.  Mar. 11, 1855 Sept. 11, 1855 6mos, Dau. of J. R. & Emma McCay
The following Meredith information is from Doris [Dunifin] Biggs, a descendant.
Merideth, Fred    July 16, 1938 Veteran of WWI, Michigan Corp., 413 Motor Supply; Son of Frank & Mary [Dunifin] Meredith
Meredith, Frank  1855 July 1, 1908 b. Cass County, Delaware [No marker.]
Meredith, Harvey 1880 June 1, 1903 Killed as he tried to jump a train; Son of Frank & Mary [Dunifin] Meredith. [Twin to Henry; No marker.]
Meredith, Henry  1880 Aug. 6, 1916 Died in Ionia County, MI, Son of Frank & Mary [Dunifin] Meredith. [Twin to Harvey; No marker.]
Meredith, Homer    Mar. 15, 1894 4yrs; Drown at the Niles Electric Plant, North 5th St.; Son of Frank & Mary [Dunifin] Meredith [No marker.]
Meredith, Mary Elizabeth  1859 Aug. 8, 1899 nee Dunifin; Wife of Frank Meredith [No marker.]
Morgan, Elizabeth [Price]  Aug. 3, 1824 Aug. 3, 1844 20yrs, Wife of Thomas Morgan
Morgan, John Aug. 12, 1844 July 12, 1845 11mos, Son of Thomas L. & Elizabeth Morgan
The following Murphy information is from Doris [Dunifin] Biggs, a descendant.
Murphy, Elizabeth [Dickerson] 1834 July 16, 1898 Wife of Isaac Murphy, b. Delaware [No marker.]
Murphy, Isaac 1832 May 19, 1919 b. Delaware, d. Jackson, MI [No marker.]
Murphy, Ziporah     Mother of Isaac Murphy [No marker; family believes she is buried in this cemetery.]
Payne, Robert    May 14, 1913 [Robert worked many years on the Geo. Foster farm. Obit. found in the Niles Daily Sun, May 15, 1913, pg. 1]
Price, Alexander P.  July 30, 1800 July 30, 1872 72yrs
Price, Ivan B. Nov. 5, 1870 Jan. 7, 1873 2yrs, 2mos, 2dys, Son of Alexander Mark & Minerva [Phillips] Price
Price, Ivan   Nov. 3, 1839 Aug. 3, 1841 1yr, 9mos, Son of A. P. & M. Price
Price, Mary  Sept. 6, 1798 Sept. 6, 1871 73yrs, Wife of Alexander P. Price
Price, Napoleon B. Jan. 10, 1852 Sept. 18, 1852 8mos, 8dys, Son of John & [?] Rominda Price
Price, Nellie B. Feb. 18, 1867 Mar. 6, 1873 6yrs, 16dys, Dau. of Alexander Mark & Minerva [Phillips] Price
Price, Tabitha Apr. 19, 1843 Apr. 28, 1843 9dys, Dau. of A. P. & M. Price [Shares marker with Nellie B. Price.]
Rice, Emma A. Jan. 20, 1858 July 22, 1880 22yrs, 6mos, 2dys, Dau. of T. & M. Rice
Rice, Frederick    Dec. 25, 1894 [Suicide, Niles Weekly Mirror]
Salee, Cora B.    Sept. 15, 1878 16yrs, 9mos, 27dys [Buried with Nora Salee.] Dau. of Jeremiah & Eleanor (Philips) Salee
Salee, Elizabeth      Wife of Stephen Salee
Salee, Lucy    Mar. 30, 1898 [Info. from Doris Biggs]
Salee, Nora May 19, 1877 May 19, 1877 Dau. of J. & E. Salee [Jeremiah & Eleanor]
Salee, Stephen Oct. 14, 1791 Oct. 14, 1875 84yrs
Salee, Susannah A.  Mar. 13, 1800 Sept. 16, 1875 75yrs, 6mos, 3dys, Wife of Stephen Salee
Shafer, Julia Ann  Oct. 24, 1807 Nov. 3, 1870 63yrs, 10dys
Shafer, Henry Sept. 15, 1814 Sept. 27, 1856 42yrs, 12dys
Shafer, Sarah Jane  Oct. 15, 1841 Feb. 4, 1866 24yrs, 3mos, 20dys, Dau. of Henry & Julia Ann Shafer
Sharp, Abigail [Voris]  Oct. 7, 1802 Dec. 8, 1874 72yrs, 2mos, 1day, Wife of Samuel Sharp
Sharp, Julis May 2, 1813 Feb. 6, 1871 54yrs, 9mos, 16dys [Death record cites 57yrs, 9mos, 4dys.]
Sharp, Mary M.  Apr. 9, 1843 May 29, 1862 19yrs, 1mo, 20dys, Dau. of J. & M. J. Sharp
Sharp, Samuel   Feb. 15, 1880 [Marker very worn; Date of death from newspaper, no age listed, he was 65yrs old in 1870 Fed. Census, Berrien Co.]
Simmons, Lucy M.  Sept. 14, 1858 Oct. 15, 1858 1mo, 1day, Dau. of Leonard & Sara Simmons [Shares marker with Sarah Simmons]
Simmons, Malinda E. Nov. 25, 1834  Feb. 24, 1911 Mother
Simmons, Sarah M.  Sept. 18, 1827 Sept. 18, 1858 31yrs, Wife of Leonard Simmons [Died in childbirth.]
Sparks, David  1817 1861  
Sparks, Harriet B. [Webster] Aug. 9, 1825 __?__ 1897 Wife of David Sparks, Dau. of Luke & Catherine Webster
Sparks, Infant Son     ...of David & Harriet [Webster] Sparks [Premature, stillborn; no marker.]
Sparks, Tilman Nov. 11, 1852 Feb. 17. 1854 1yr, 3mos, 4dys, Son of David & Harriet [Webster] Sparks
Sparks, Viola 1859 1865 Dau. of David & Harriet [Webster] Sparks
Stevens, James M.    Mar. 25, 1859 10mos, 10dys, Son of _?_ H. & S. N. Stevens
Stubbs, Nannie 1844 [Nov. 7,] 1910 Mother, Wife of Perry W. Stubbs
Stubbs, Perry W.  1844 1925 Father
Unknown, Ada M.    1866 [?] [Marker very worn.]
Unknown, Carol     [Possibly surname of Church, marker very worn.]
Unknown     [Field stone serves as marker.]
Unknown      [Deep indentation, marker base in ground; next to Johnson's lot.]
Unknown     [Marker very worn.] 
Unknown      [Foundation, marker missing.]
Unknown     [Large burial lot, cement abutment surrounds it; possibly Meredith.]
Unknown     [Large burial lot, cement abutment surrounds it; possibly Meredith.]
Vanvlear, Phebe  Oct. 8, 1766 Aug. 1841 74yrs, 10mos, Wife of John Vanvlear
Wallis, Carolina Apr. 10, 1788 Sept. 12, 1876 88yrs, 5mos, 2dys, Wife of Robert Wallis
Wallis, Chester S.   Sept. 3, 1860 27yrs [Marker very worn.]
Wallis, Robert  Dec. 1, 1785 Dec. 1, 1852 67yrs
Weaver      [Family Monument; see*** for burial info. Inscribed with two (2) names: Elizabeth & Henry Weaver]
Weaver, Elizabeth***  Jan. 5, 1810  Mar. 24, 1894 81yrs, Mother [Weaver Family Monument]
Weaver, Henry*** Mar. 24, 1813 Aug. 5, 1881  71yrs, 7mos, Father [Weaver Family Monument]
Webster, Ezekel J.  Aug. 31, 1836  Apr. 12, 1893 Son of Luke & Catherine Webster
Webster, Luke Oct. 27, 1795 Feb. 17, 1854 Son of Luke & Susannah [Bagby] Webster 
Webster, William L. Nov. 26, 1851 Apr. 18, 1853 Son of Walter C. & Malinda [Broadhurst] Webster
Whitney, Estella E. [Birdsell]  June 21, 1858 Sept. 30, 1882 24yrs, 3mos, 9dys; Died from Childbirth Fever.
Whitney, Etta D.  June 5, 1880 Mar. 22, 1881 9mos, 17dys, Daughters of Edwin C. & Estella Whitney; Twin to Eva Sue. Etta & Eva died in Hart, MI
Whitney, Eva Sue June 5, 1880  July 21, 1881 1yr, 1mo, 16dys, [Shares marker with Etta D. above.]
Whitney, Wallis D. "Willie"   Sept. 26, 1882 Son of Edwin C. & Estella Whitney; Premature stillbirth [Marker very worn]
Wynn, Elizabeth J. June 15, 1812 June 6, 1908 At Rest
Young, Hannah  May 24, 1799 Nov. 24, 1844 45yrs, 6mos, Wife of Peter Young
Young, Helen A.  July 5, 1843 May 5, 1845 1yr, 10mos, Dau. of Peter & Hannah Young
Young, Infant     Child of Peter and Hannah Young [Sex & age unknown.]
Young, Infant      Child of Peter and Hannah Young [Sex & age unknown.]
Young, Lumina Sept. 29, 1851 Mar. 8, 1855 3yrs, 5mos, 19dys, Dau. of P. & M. A. Young
Young, Martha A. Feb. 12, 1816 Apr. 12, 1852 36yrs, 2mos, Wife of Peter Young
Young, Peter May 18, 1814 May 18, 1888 74yrs
Young, Uriah Dec. 12, 1836 May 2, 1857 20yrs, 5mos, Son of P. & H. Young

Left: My daughter Carmean, assists with reading cemetery in 1964. Center: Johnson Cemetery, 1964; notice standing markers. Right: Johnson Cemetery, 2001

 

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