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Kniebes Cemetery

In Bainbridge Township, Berrien County, Michigan, the cemetery is located on the west side of Friday Road, 2 miles south of Coloma. Established in 1847 from the southeast corner of the Peter Kniebes farm, from an acre of his land. The first burial in the cemetery was of Louisa Kniebes on Aug 18, 1848.

Deceased  Birth Date Death Date Inscriptions & Comments
Ackerman, Arthur 24 Nov 1879 18 Aug 1892  
Arent, Anna 1879 22 Mar 1956 76y, Wife of Christian
Arent, Anna 1876 13 May 1949 72y
Arent, Anna 1899   Wife of Harry., nee Kietzer
Arent, Benjamin 1882 27 Apr 1944 62y
Arent, Christian 1872 16 Oct 1943 71y, Son of Daniel C & Henrietta
Arent, Daniel C.  25 Feb 1837 25 July 1910 (Son of Christian) 
Arent, Daughter 2 Oct 1902 10 Dec 1902  
Arent, Dorothy Lee  14 July 1904 1 Sept 1951 47y, Wife of Samuel, nee Powell
Arent, Eleanor L.  1925 4 Dec 1964 39y, Wife of Harry, Dau of John & Maria Steidel
Arent, Emma J. 1892 1915 Wife of Harry, nee Benedix
Arent, Ernest  1896 12 Sept 1946 50y
Arent, Frank C. 27 Aug 1865 5 Nov 1950 85y, Son of Daniel C & Henrietta
Arent, Fred C. 1868 11 May 1948 79y
Arent, Harry  1886 15 Jan 1942 55y, Husb of Emma Benedix
Arent, Harry Duane Sept 1921 1 Aug 1960 38y, Veteran, US Army, WWII, Son of Harry & Anna (Keitzer) Arent
Arent, Henrietta  22 Oct 1847 19 Sept 1900 Wife of Daniel C., Dau of Peter and Margaret Kniebes.
Arent, Iva 27 June 1905 4 Sept 1905 2m
Arent, Jacob  28 Aug 1877 7 Nov 1900 Son of Daniel C & Henrietta 
Arent, Louise 8 June 1867 29 Apr 1952 84y, Wife of Peter, nee Koerber, m Dec 24, 1890
Arent, Mary C. 3 Nov 1869 30 Nov 1936 67y, Wife of Frank
Arent, Minnie   7 Jan 1964 44y
Arent, Minnie A. 1901   Wife of Ernest
Arent, Paulina   28 May 1946 64y
Arent, Peter 8 Apr 1864 1 Jan 1930 Son of Daniel C. & Henrietta (Kniebes) Arent
Arent, Samuel  30 Apr 1892 15 Nov 1938 46y, Husb of Dorothy Powell, Son of Peter & Louise
Arent, Walter 13 May 1898 29 Jan 1972 73y, Son of Samuel & Dorothy
Benedix, Anna  22 Mar 1857 23 Aug 1930 Wife of Edward
Benedix, Ida A. 1878 22 July 1940 61y
Benedix, Lydia A. 1887 23 Jan 1942 54y, Wife of William, Dau of Daniel C. & Henrietta Arent
Benedix, William C. 1888 2 July 1948 60y
Breit, Jacob  1872 8 June 1955 82y
Breit, Sarah 1873 1953 Wife of Jacob
Bridges, Karen Rae 1934 2 Feb 1953 18y
Butzbach, Elizabeth 1894 8 Feb 1953 58y, Wife of Herman
Butzbach, Henrietta 1869 1932 Wife of Philip
Butzbach, Herman  30 Sept 1889 26 Dec 1964 86y
Butzbach, Philip Jr. 1865 14 Apr 1958 93y
Butzbach, Phillippina  1857 16 Jan 1949 91y, Wife of William
Buitzbach, William 24 Nov 1859 July 1927  
Dahlberg, Caroline A. 1889 19 Sept 1969 79y, Wife of Ernest
Dahlberg, Ernest W.  1891 4 Mar 1970 78y
Denner, Catherine B. 1815 18 Dec 1856 41y, Wife of John
Denner, Frances 1838 1919  
Denner, John 1812 22 Jan 1884 71y, 8m, 5d
Denner, William  3 Apr 1860 24 Jan 1946 85y, 9m, 21d
Dorstewitz, Frank 17 Dec 1884    
Dorstewitz, Lydia 18 Oct 1885 3 Aug 1968 82y, Wife of Frank
Drach, Anton  10 Jan 1833 3 May 1910  
Drach, Betty Jane 25 Aug 1945 25 Aug 1945  
Drach, Elizabeth 1870 20 Oct 1945 75y, Wife of William
Drach, Friedericka 29 July 1838 10 Oct 1888 Wife Anton
Drach, William  1870 2 May 1936 65y
Eber, Catherine 1911 14 July 1967 55y, Wife of Jonathan
Eber, Jonathan 1903 5 Oct 1970 67y
Farris, Alfred Albert    22 Nov 1960 47y
Fricke, Herman 1876 25 May 1954 78y
Fricke, Louise 1879 11 Mar 1966 86y, Wife of Herman
Fruehauf, Caroline 8 Mar 1861 11 Nov 1950 89y, Wife of Jacob
Fruehauf, Herman  23 Apr 1866 13 Apr 1935 68y
Fruehauf, Jacob 27 Mar 1850 18 Sept 1913 63y
Fruehauf, Lucille J. 21 Sept 1937 10 Nov 1937  
Fruehauf, Mabel 1885 19 Aug 1958 Wife of William
Freuhauf, William 1886 10 Nov 1958 72y
Haid, Albert 28 Feb 1868 7 June 1952 84y
Haid, Cora  28 Jan 1899 1 Feb 1899  
Haid, Daughter   12 Feb 1906  
Haid, Edward 1901 20 June 1965 64y
Haid, Emma 28 Sept 1875 17 Feb 1899  
Haid, Frank 1887 2 Mar 1948 70y
Haid, Kayus 2 Apr 1822 26 Jan 1898  
Haid, Lydia 1877 27 Mar 1960 82y, Wife of Frank
Haid, Mary  3 Dec 1882 9 Dec 1963 81y, Wife of Richard
Haid, Richard 5 May 1880 5 Sept 1940  
Haid, Son   25 Dec 1897  
Haid, Sophia 6 Sept 1876 27 Feb 1953 75y, Wife of Albert
Harman, Franklin  1856 4 Feb 1856 4m
Heuerman, Elzina Irene Feb 1887 25 Apr 1931 44y
Hirsch, Albert 1903 1958  
Hirsch, Henry  1895 23 Nov 1965 69y
Hirsch, Jacob J. 1868 1921  
Hirsch, Matilda 1875 14 Apr 1948 73y, Wife of Jacob
Hofer, Adam   20 Aug 1850  
Hofer, Elizabeth    31 Dec 1851  
Hofer, Josephine   10 Apr 1857 4d
Hofer, Levi   15 Sept 1866 9m, 21d
Hofer, Willie   20 Oct 1871 8y
Kibler, Frank W.  1881 30 Dec 1961 80y
Kibler, Ida B. 1887 22 July 1940 53y
Kibler, Minnie 1887 2 June 1958 71y, Wife of Frank
Kibler, Verda S. 1915 1915  
Kibler, William  1888 26 Sept 1946 58y
Kniebes, Alvin P. 1875 24 Aug 1953 78y
Kniebes, Anna C. 1881 13 Sept 1966 85y
Kniebes, Caroline  1853 26 Oct 1935 82y, Wife of Frederick
Kniebes, Cornelius C. 1876 6 Sept 1940 63y
Kniebes, Elizabeth      1y, 3m
Kniebes, Ellen E. 1883 3 Oct 1971 88y, Wife of Alvin
Kniebes, Florus D. 1904 1925  
Kniebes, Floyd C. 1919 1921  
Kniebes, Frederick W. 18 May 1845 21 May 1915  
Kniebes, Henry  9 Dec 1866 6 Apr 1867 3m, 29d
Kniebes, Iva B. 24 Sept 1883 27 Oct 1971 Wife of Cornelius
Kniebes, Jacob 1784 29 Nov 1864 80y
Kniebes, Jacob  17 Aug 1861 18 July 1949  
Kniebes, John 1857 10 Apr 1865 8y
Kniebes, John P. 1887 1968  
Kniebes, Levi      
Kniebes, Louisa 1806 18 Aug 1848 42y, Wife of Christian
Kniebes, Louise 1844 1924 Wife of Peter G.
Kniebes, Lydia 1885 18 May 1971 86y, Wife of John
Kniebes, Margaretha 1820 2 Feb 1890 70y, 4m, 17d, Wife of Peter
Kniebes, Melvina 24 Oct 1862 15 Aug 1932 Wife of Jacob
Kniebes, Peter  22 Oct 1819 7 Jan 1896 76y, 2m, 15d
Kniebes, Peter G. 1 Aug 1843 12 Feb 1923 79y, 6m, 11d
Koerber, Daughter   12 Oct 1906  
Koerber, Frederick J. 30 Aug 1879 28 Sept 1958 79y
Koerber, Sophronia  31 Oct 1881 16 Apr 1954 72y, Wife of Frederick
Koob, Belle   bef. 1920 Wife of Louis
Koob, Jacob 1836 1904  
Koob, Josie  1876 1888  
Koob, Louis   bef 1920  
Koob, Magdalena 1845 1928 Wife of Jacob
Krahl, Karl 1866 10 Oct 1952 86y
Krahl, Leah  1872 5 May 1964 92y, Wife of Karl
Krieger, Albert  1862 1930  
Krieger, Benjamin F. 21 Sept 1878 23 Mar 1964 85y
Krieger, Earl R. 1903 20 Sept 1911 8y, 3m, 13d
Krieger, Frederick 20 June 1864 30 Nov 1919 55y
Krieger, Ida  1866 18 Dec 1949 83y, Wife of Albert
Krieger, Jacob C. 4 Aug 1858 26 Oct 1919 61y
Krieger, Katie H.  6 July 1883 19 Sept 1934 51y, Wife of Benjamin
Krieger, Mary 1872 22 June 1964 92y, Wife of Frederick
Kreiger, Peter D.  10 Dec 1848 27 Dec 1927  
Kreiger, Sarah J. 1864 4 Sept 1945 81y, 4m
Kreiger, Sophia 16 Feb 1851 1 Sept 1942 91y
Kublic, Daniel 1901 22 May 1970 68y
Kublic, Elsie 1908   Wife of Daniel
Kuehl, Gustave 1879 1926  
Kuehl, Caroline D F   3 Aug 1860 60y, 4m, Wife of Frederick
Kunsman, Andras   18 Oct 1865 70y
Lindahl, Ernest W.  1889 11 Aug 1941 52y
Lindahl, Hattie A. 1890 20 Feb 1967 77y, Wife of Ernest, Dau of Daniel C and Henrietta Arent.
Marsac, Doris J.  1924 12 Oct 1937 13y
Marsac, Emma 1893 16 Sept 1951 58y,
Montai, Henry  4 Jan 1930 15 Feb 1930  
Montai, Martha Marie 17 Aug 1934 19 Aug 1936 2y
McKinley, Edna  1901 6 Feb 1952 50y
O'Neal, William    10 Apr 1958 54y
Plumley, Norman W.  1906 2 Mar 1967 60y
Raum, George   29 Feb 1857  
Richmond, Geraldine  1914 15 Aug 1939 23y
Schmaus, Lena J.  13 Mar 1874 17 Aug 1897 Wife of J. Wesley
Scherer, Albert H.  1882 14 Aug 1958 74y
Scherer, Henry R. 1889 Jan 1915  
Umphrey, Abby  1838 1923 Wife of Lewis I.
Umphrey, Alvin Peter  1886 19 Feb 1965 78y
Umphrey, Anna 1864  12 Aug 1947 82y
Umphrey, Bertha 1879 1953 Wife of George
Umphrey, Caroline  5 Sept 1855 29 Nov 1919 Wife of John
Umphrey, Fred  1875 18 Aug 1966 91y
Umphrey, George Apr 1880 7 Apr 1942 61y
Umphrey, Grace       
Umphrey, John B.  1854 19 Mar 1949 94y
Umphrey, Josephine 26 Nov 1878 4 Sept 1971 92y, Wife of Robert
Umphrey, Leon R. 1903 3 Sept 1942 39y
Umphrey, Lewis I 1830 1881  
Umphrey, Lewis II  17 July 1859 13 Jan 1953 94y
Umphrey, Lewis III  1893 17 Feb 1968 75y
Umphrey, Mildred   1896 11 Aug 1967 Wife of Lewis III, 71y
Umphrey, Philip 1867 1915  
Umphrey, Phyllis  1887 16 Apr 1966 Wife of AP, 78y
Umphrey, Robert  1872 1930  
Weber, Daniel 1870 18 Dec 1938 68y
Weber, Elizabeth   1858 15 Aug 1939 80y, Wife of Jacob C., Dau of Peter & Dorothy (Seel) Weber
Weber, Floy C.  1878 1956 Wife of Samuel E.
Weber, Frank A.  1870 29 Apr 1959 89y
Weber, Ida I. 1878 23 May 1943 65y, Wife of Roland
Weber, Jacob C.  1856 10 Sept 1937 81y
Weber, Lena M. 1874 12 Oct 1957 83y, Wife of Frank A.
Weber, Roland  1879 27 Nov 1955 76y
Weber, Samuel E.  1874 22 Oct 1939 64y
Weber, Stanley  1894 1930  
Westphal, August 1854 30 Oct 1938 83y
Westphal, Bessie    23 Nov 1960 67y
Westphal, Johanna 1856 20 Oct 1936 80y
Westphal, Otto 1888 13 May 1959 71y

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