Berrien County Genealogy Project presents....

St. Mary's Catholic Cemetery

Bainbridge Twp., Berrien County, Michigan


Transcriptions by Brenda Sears and Bob Apthorpe, Sept. 23, 2003

Copyright 2003-2004, Brenda Sears, Baroda, MI 49101 -- All rights reserved.

The cemetery is located south of Coloma on Hill Road, near Kibler Lake, approximately one-half (½) mile from Friday Road on the south side of the road. GPS: N 42° 8.698' & W 86° 17.477' It is in very poor condition and overgrown. Many markers are broken, toppled and/or badly worn. A large wooden cross decorates the front of the cemetery and reads "Catholic Cemetery 1851 - 1911 ."

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Deceased 

Birth Date

Death Date

Inscription & Comments
Auer, Clara * 1861 July 22, 1882 21y
Auer, Harman * 1863 Apr. 20, 1864 9m, 20d, Son of Z & A
Auer, John * Mar. 21, 1864 32y, 10m
Beck, Michael 1826 May 17, 1904 d. Watervliet Twp.
Becks, Katharina  1831    
Birkey, Amanda A. 1853 Apr. 11, 1869 16y, 1m, 9d
Bishop, Norris S. * Oct. 17, 1864  
Dell, Catherine 1792 Mar. 11, 1877 85y, 5m
Denner, John 1790 Oct. 26, 1884 (Jan 22, 1884?) 84y, 0m, 15d, d. Watervliet Twp.
Denner, Martin  * (144) Nov. 14, 1884 Jan. 9, 1889 d. Benton Twp., Son of John & Elizabeth 
Dennis, John F. * 1854 May 1, 1882 27y, 10m, 12d, d. Bainbridge Twp.
Dennis, John P. 1813 Oct. 6, 1867 54y
Dennis, Sophia  1856 July 3, 1873 17y, 3m, 23d, d. Bainbridge Twp.
DeTample, John B. * Oct. 13, 1818 Aug. 25, 1906  
DeTample, Jonny J. 1876 Jan. 7, 1877 4m, 21d
Dorstewitz, Gust A.  * (143) Nov. 26, 1890 Dec. 29, 1890  
Dorstewitz, Ida A. * (141) Apr 26, 1892 June 19, 1892  
Dorstewitz, Isabella  * 1847 Dec. 8, 1877 30y, Wife of Gust
Dukesherer, Charles * Dec. 13, 1835 Apr. 25, 1901 d. Watervliet Twp. 
Dukesherer, William   Oct. 23, 1879 89y, 11m, 12d, d. Bainbridge Twp.
Eagan, Ames    Oct. 5, 18__ 55y
Greif (Griffe?), Joseph 1809 1876 (May 3, 1875?) 67y 7d, d. Bainbridge Twp.
Haid, Gregory May 22, 1870 Oct. 3, 1873 3y, 4m, 13d
Haid, John  July 8, 1872 Oct. 9, 1873 1y, 3m, 11d, d. Bainbridge Twp.
Haid, Louisa * 1877 June 24, 1878 (Feb 14, 1896?) 8m, 29d, Daughter of R & L
Haid, Otto *   July 25, 1888  7m, 16d, Son of R & L, d. Bainbridge Twp.
Haid, Ussla  * Oct. 3, 1800 Dec. 11, 1897 Wife of Kayus Haid, d. Bainbridge Twp.
Herman, Anna *   Dec. 25, 1882 Daughter of G & S
Herman, Caroline (Carrie) 1859 Feb. 26, 1882 23y, 21d, d. St. Joseph Twp.
Herman, George W. * 1877 July 27, 1877 1y, 6m, 3d, Son of G & S
Herman, Irene A.  * (138) July 11, 1899 Apr. 4, 1900 d. Bainbridge Twp. 
Herman, Gennovefa   Apr. 14, 1874 68y, 27d
Herman, Jacob 1800 Aug. 2, 1863 63y, 5m
Herman, Martin    Mar. 12, 1873  
Herman, Rosa  * Sept. 11, 1865 Oct. 15, 1865 1m, 4d, Daughter of George & Susan
Himes, Lorah * (140) 1893 July 1894 10m
Hofer, Infant Daughter * (137) May 19, 1900 May 18, 1900 Bertha, d. Bainbridge Twp. 
Hosbein, Caroline   Apr. 10, 1889 (1882?) d. Watervliet Twp.
Hosbein, Edward * (1842) Aug. 26, 1890 48y, 5m, 21d, d. Watervliet Twp.
Hosbein, Emma   Sept. 24, 1867 10y, 4m, 12d, d. St. Joseph Twp.
Hosbein, Kresenzia  Feb. 15, 1877 Feb. 16, 1877  
Hosbein, Martin 1800 Oct. 18, 1881 (1884?) 80y, 11m, d. Watervliet Twp.
Kaiser, Joseph   May 2, 1876 25y
Kaiser, Joseph * Mar. 25, 1831 Dec. 21, 1908 Husband of Sophia, d. Royalton Twp. 
Kaiser, Mary * 1798 Oct. 26, 1886 88y
Kaiser, Sophia * Jan. 31, 1844 June 2, 1882 d. Bainbridge Twp. 
Kamerer, John  * 1829 Nov. 19, 1897 68y
Kessler, Christena * 1843 1896 Wife of Philip H.
Kibler, Arthur   Oct. 16, 1896  d. Bainbridge Twp.
Kibler, Irene * Apr. 5, 1822 Mar. 27, 1906 Wife of Nickolas, d. Watervliet Twp. 
Kibler, Jesse  * (139) May 30, 1892 Oct. 25, 1892 Asleep In Jesus, d. Bainbridge Twp. 
Kibler, Katharina * Mar. 23, 1812 Mar. 23, 1874 55y, d. Bainbridge Twp.
Kibler, Lizzie (Elizabeth) * Mar. 24, 1891 Jan. 24, 1900 d. Bainbridge Twp.
Krape, William 1860 Mar. 20, 1888 28y, 4m
Kraitmar, Frank  *   Apr. 27, 1851  
Kreitner, Frank L. * June 28, 1869 Feb. 25, 1897  
Kunsman, Mary 1832 Nov. 1, 1865 33y
Kunsman, Mary * (1802) Feb. 20, 1876 43y, 6m(8)?, 8d
Lamce, John  1816 May 30, 1881 64y, 6m
Lenc, Margaret *     95y
Lenz, Infant Son      
Lenz, Joseph   June 1903 (Mar. 11, 1906?)  
Loerscher, Paul 1812  Feb. 22, 1881 68y, 7m, 7d
Loerscher, Anna G. 1805 Nov. 12, 1869 64y, 3m, 17d
Loescher (Lorscher), John 1849 Feb. 22, 1887 37y, 7m, d. Bainbridge Twp.
Lorscher, Frankie * 1885 May 8, 1891(7?) 6y, 2m
Macher, Catherine E.  1836 Dec. 26, 1867 31y
Macher, Jacob * 1822 1911 (Husband of Mary)
Macher, Mary * (1868) Sept. 28, 1869 1y, 9m, 8d(?), Daughter of J & CE
Macher, Mary  * 1827 1909 (Wife of Jacob)
Marsner, Nettie 1878 Nov. 12, 1878 3m, 2d
Matrau, Joseph * 1877 Oct. 1, 1877 1m, 19d, Son of MC & MJ
Mauer, Martha      
Muth, George * (145) Sept. 25, 1883 Mar. 11, 1885 1y, 5m, 4d, Son of G Jr. & SM
Muth, Infant Son  Sept. 21, 1882 Sept. 21, 1882  
McGee, Paul E. * (136) Apr. 21, 1904 Oct. 28, 1904  
Rauher, ______  Sept. 29, 1880    
Rauner, John E. * May 28, 1879 Feb. 24, 1891 11y, 8m, 24d
Siever, Charles   Dec. 26, 1871 7y, 6m, 3d
Siever, Sophia C. * (142) Dec. 1, 1889 June 19, 1892 2y, 6m, 20d
Stracy, Magdale 1823 Feb. 3, 1893 70y, 24d
Walker, Margaret * 1795 Sept. 15, 1866 71y
Wetzsrein, Felix *