Potwin Cemetery
Butler County, Kansas

 

Cemetery located just outside the city on the Northwest corner.  Read by Deborah Hagerman on Jan 25-26, 2005.  There is a time capsule dated from April 18, 1885 to April 18, 1985 to be opened on Apr 18, 2085.

 

Submitted by Deborah Hagerman on March 26, 2005.

 

Name and Information

Birth Date

Death Date

Ackerly, Darius     Co. K 19th Mich Inf

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Adams, Green         (50y 9m 4d)

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31 Jan 1892

Adams, Jane I.

1934

1995

Adams, John C.

1845

1935

Adams, Nadine, wife of Richard “Doc”

20 Aug 1925

 

Adams, Nancy C., wife of John C.

1857

1895

Adams, Raymond E.

1901

1980

Adams, Reva L., wife of Raymond E.

1903

1969

Adams, Richard “Doc” parents of Gale “Nip”, James “Tuck”, Rick, Raymond “Skip”, Patrick & Mike

09 Feb 1927

08 Feb 1999

Alder, Frederick A.

01 Jan 1920

03 Mar 1967

Anderson, Anna Grace Davis, wife of Sylan L. Davis

15 Feb 1916

10 Apr 1987

Artz, Charles D.

10 May 1895

02 Apr 1974

Artz, Cleo Ellen    “twin sister”   (Theo Ella)

07 Sep 1903

27 Dec 1988

Artz, David Swobe

09 Nov 1907

03 Sep 1994

Artz, Luther Laverne, son of William N. & Anna

16 May 1917

23 May 1917

Artz, Mabel Edna

19 Aug 1899

27 Aug 1990

Artz, Mary Emily, wife of Noah

24 Aug 1867

16 Feb 1926

Artz, Noah

04 Sep 1863

04 May 1953

Artz, S. Milford

01 Sep 1923

09 Jan 1973

Artz, Ted D.

03 Mar 1918

27 Jan 2001

Artz, Theo Ella   “twin sister”   (Cleo Ellen)

07 Sep 1903

06 Jun 1922

Bailey, Myrtle, wife of S.M., dau of S.S. & S.E. Joseph

13 Aug 1877

11 Mar 1903

Ball, Amy S., wife of George W.

01 Apr 1883

28 May 1939

Ball, Edna Lillia, infant dau of G.W. & C.M.  (10days)

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18 Oct 1889

Ball, George W.

09 Jan 1880

18 Sep 1964

Ball, Kenneth R., son of  George W. & Amy S.

02 Feb 1924

02 Oct 1942

Ball, William Edwin, son of G.W. & C.M

22 Jul 1891

Oct 1891

Blackburn, Minnie L.

1881

1918

Boyke, Matthew       (26y 9m)

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26 Oct 1901

Brenner, Edward

28 Apr 1870

17 Feb 1967

Brenner, Infant son of Mr. & Mrs. Edward Brenner

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17 Aug 1902

Brenner, Leslie

1899

1944

Brenner, Rose, wife of Edward

06 Nov 1880

14 Nov 1971

Brown, C. F., son of W.F. & E.    (4m 20d)

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20 Jan 1887

Case, Euince G., wife of S.F.  (n/t unreadable stone)

16 Mar 1885

12 Dec 1908

Clawson, Augusta

1888

1965

Clawson, Clara, wife of John Henry

1860

1957

Clawson, Ella, wife of W.L.    (26years)

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19 Aug 1893

Clawson, John Henry

1860

1896

Clawson, John R.   (military marker)

1919

1976

Clawson, Nellie Florence, dau of W.L. & Ella  (10m 11d)

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27 Aug 1893

Clawson, Raymond A.    (military marker)

20 Sep 1890

09 Oct 1924

Clawson, Verna B., wife of John R.

1913

1971

Clifford, Elsie A. Ruckman

04 May 1903

19 Jul 1952

Cline, Pauline May Fowler

24 Nov 1927

29 Dec 1973

Cline, Ralph Raymond   S Sgt US Air Force WWII   Korea

01 Jan 1920

03 Mar 1994

Cobb, Ray, dau of Mr. & Mrs. S.E.     (6 days)

28 Aug 1911

02 Sep 1911

Colvin, Max

09 Apr 1925

08 Aug 1926

Comstock, Lura           (Age 85y)

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Corfman, Mertes

 

07 Feb 1898

Cornelius, George W.     Co. I 150th Illinois Infantry

1843

1913

Cornelius, Mary S., wife of George W.

1851

1940

Cornelius, W. Ervin, son of George W. & Mary S.

1868

1947

Crabtree, Stella

08 Aug 1888

13 Feb 1969

Crabtree, V. Eudene     (n/t Stella)

08 Jan 1912

28 Mar 1996

Crawford, Alta Mae, wife of Glen O.     m. 22 May 1948

12 May 1924

06 Dec 1992

Crawford, Glen O., parents of Mary Louise & Stephen Lee

26 Aug 1922

 

Curry, Diza C., wife of James A.          m. 16 Dec 1875

12 Feb 1858

05 May 1954

Curry, James A.

27 Nov 1849

15 Jan 1941

Curry, Hattie E., dau of J.A. & D.C.   (13y 9m 13d)

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24 Jan 1893

Davis, C. N.  “Cappy”

24 Sep 1900

19 May 1982

Davis, O. Irene, wife of C.N.

24 Jan 1909

28 Dec 1991

Davis, Ruth Burnett

08 Jan 1900

03 Jan 1958

Davis, Sylvan Leroy   (n/t Anna Davis Anderson)

30 Jul 1903

17 Mar 1958

Duncan, K.W.

19 Jan 1821

20 Apr 1891

Duncan, Mary J., wife of K. W.

18 Jan 1828

17 Apr 1907

Dunn, Margaret Adelia, nee: Vantuyl, wife of Robert James

11 May 1884

24 Sep 1958

Dunn, Robert James               m. 16 Mar 1920

20 Dec 1884

16 Jul 1957

Easton, Lester E., son of L.L. & A.E.    (12y 7m 1d)

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18 Nov 1895

Everett, Flora, wife of George

23 Oct 1860

17 Feb 1934

Everett, George

27 Dec 1865

28 Jul 1944

Ewing, Alice Joseph     (n/t George F. Joseph)

1867

1943

Farni, Charles E.

1876

1952

Farni, Charles S.

1906

1986

Farni, Fern, inf dau of Mr. & Mrs. J.S. Farni    (twin to Olive)

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11 Jul 1906

Farni, Iona B., wife of Jacob S.

1880

1958

Farni, Jacob S.

1881

1948

Farni, Julianne Rae, dau of Charles S. & Rosalie

1953

1960

Farni, Olive inf dau of Mr. & Mrs. J.S. Farni   (twin to Fern)

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21 Oct 1905

Farni, Rosalie, wife of Charles S.

1914

1994

Foley, Edith M. Marshall  (bet. Charles & Ada Marshall)

09 Sep 1910

15 Aug 1988

Fowler, Bryan Oral “son”  (n/t Fern Fowler Nance)

1931

1931

Fowler, Etta Mae, wife of Samuel T.     m. 06 Nov 1912

20 Jan 1888

06 Nov 1948

Fowler, Samuel Tony

29 Jul 1887

24 Mar 1964

Fresh, Bennie, son of Martin M. & Nancy J.

04 Jan 1889

08 Jan 1889

Fresh, Bessie, dau of Martin M. & Nancy J.

24 Dec 1886

31 Dec 1886

Fresh, Bluford              (n/t Catherine)   (28y 9m 12d)

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27 Jun 1895

Fresh, Catherine

1828

1919

Fresh, Effie M., wife of William S.

1879

1969

Fresh, Martin M., son of Martin M. & Nancy J.

11 Jan 1893

27 Sep 1893

Fresh, Martin M.

03 Feb 1853

26 Oct 1937

Fresh, Nancy J., wife of Martin M.

05 Feb 1853

02 Oct 1919

Fresh, William S.

1874

1932

Foulk, Benjamin F.

1882

1952

Foulk, David J. Jr.

1922

1923

Foulk, Edna Geraldine, dau of B.F. & V.L.

1919

1920

Foulk, Infant son of C.A. & Anna

14 Jul 1910

16 Jul 1910

Foulk, Jessie C., wife of John C.

1888

1953

Foulk, John C.

1880

1972

Foulk, V. Leona, wife of Benjamin F.

1887

1952

Fowler, Matilda E., wife of Thomas R.

1862

1931

Fowler, Ruth Cory

24 Aug 1894

09 Jan 1919

Fowler, Thomas R.

1857

1942

Garner, Everett

1901

1901

Garner, Floyd      (s/s Everett Garner)

1904

1923

Garner, Viola

1882

1968

Graham, James R.

1837

1897

Graham, Margaret C., wife of James R.

1846

1899

Gibson, Grace Noble

29 Aug 1879

21 Mar 1945

Gibson, John Harvey

19 Oct 1878

21 May 1965

Gibson, Leland Noble

05 Oct 1906

23 Jan 1938

Gray, O. J.  “Doc”

13 Mar 1913

13 Feb 1987

Gray, Orpha B., wife of O.J.

30 Oct 1905

28 Dec 1989

Grego, Fannie B, wife of George    (62y 5m 20d)

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19 Sep 1898

Grego, George

11 Oct 1822

20 Aug 1902

Guhr, Tim D.

1950

1999

Hainline, Thomas

18 Nov 1827

08 Aug 1895

Harms, John

1904

1976

Harms, Pauline, wife of John        m. 03 Oct 1925

1905

 

Harper, Florence J.     (n/t Glen A. Harper)

1876

1953

Harper, George M.    (military marker)

07 Dec 1929

18 Nov 1981

Harper, Glen A.     (military marker)

04 Oct 1901

31 Mar 1946

Harper, Millard A.    (n/t Wanda Mae Harper)

1863

1953

Harper, Ray R.

1891

1957

Harper, Terrie M., wife of Ray R.

1896

1973

Harper, Wanda Mae, wife of Glen A.

1906

1925

Heilman, Charles Herman

09 Dec 1865

12 Aug 1935

Heilman, Mary Isabel, wife of Charles H.

03 Nov 1869

17 Sep 1969

Higdon, Nellie Holmes

20 Sep 1875

26 Dec 1948

Holmes, Charles A.

1838

1925

Hopper, George C.

25 Jan 1859

28 Nov 1938

Hopper, Mary S., wife of George C.

06 Sep 1857

10 Jan 1919

Horton, Billy

20 May 1931

01 Oct 1946

Horton, Louis Harold

26 Oct 1905

12 Apr 1981

Horton, Thelma Birdene

30 Sep 1909

05 Jan 1988

Jackson, Sandra Smith, mother of Laurie, Matt & Danny

22 Mar 1952

08 Oct 1992

Johnson, Florence, infant dau of J.B. & Mattie

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17 Sep 1887

Johnson, Mary, dau of L. (C or G) & Amelia

13 Jun 1895

30 Aug 1895

Joseph, Alonzo A.

01 Apr 1868

10 Apr 1931

Joseph, Clara B., wife of Raleigh E.

1880

1970

Joseph, Elizabeth, wife of Frank M.

02 Oct 1876

03 Jul 1930

Joseph, Flora Belle, dau of S.S. & F.E.     (6m 17d)

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10 Mar 1889

Joseph, Flora J.            (20y 9m 11d)

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23 Nov 1883

Joseph, Frances E., wife of Sidney S.

22 Oct 1844

15 Dec 1909

Joseph, Francis W., son of Frank M. & Elizabeth

09 Aug 1910

26 Feb 1995

Joseph, Frank M.

12 Aug 1872

19 Jan 1962

Joseph, George F.  (n/t Alice Joseph Ewing)

1864

1942

Joseph, Infant    (n/t Nancy & James Joseph)

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10 Mar 1901

Joseph, James          (65y 7m 7d)

24 Jun 1833

01 Feb 1899

Joseph, Landora A., wife of William I.   (46y 1m 4d)

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01 Jun 1884

Joseph, Laura Lillie, dau of S.S. & F. E.   (22y 11m)

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01 Jun 1892

Joseph, Mary E.     (n/t Alonzo A.)

1878

1962

Joseph, Mary E., wife of Moses N.

22 Oct 1836

12 Mar 1904

Joseph, Moses Nathan   Pvt. Co. A 3rd Regt VA St. Line, Confederate States Army

21 Nov 1837

13 Jul 1919

Joseph, Nancy, wife of James    (57y 7m 20d)

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11 Sep 1892

Joseph, Raliegh E.

1875

1956

Joseph, Rufus Edgar, son of Rufus E. & Maggie

16 May 1918

05 Aug 1918

Joseph, Sidney S.

19 Apr 1841

09 Sep 1896

Joseph, Waitman E.

1873

1921

Joseph, William Moody

15 Aug 1875

22 Sep 1918

Kessler, Alvin Ray

21 Dec 1885

15 Jan 1976

Kessler, Mary Ann, wife of Alvin Ray

14 Jan 1887

10 Nov 1936

McCurry, Goldie G.

10 Aug 1900

19 Feb 1922

McElroy, Ora L.

1878

1932

McElroy, Nimrod

26 Oct 1825

19 Apr 1903

McElroy, William E.

1875

1936

Maloney, Betty M., wife of W.L. Jr.     m. 18 Mar 1944

24 May 1925

 

Maloney, Walter L. Jr., parents of Gary & Mike

30 May 1920

29 Apr 2000

Marshall, Ada Viola

12 Mar 1882

08 Mar 1928

Marshall, Charles J.

15 Apr 1886

23 Nov 1940

Marshall, Edward L.

22 Sep 1897

05 Jan 1919

Marshall, Ferol E., wife of Walter H.

17 Oct 1903

06 Apr 1985

Marshall, Jack Albert   A1C US Air Force Korea

04 Mar 1934

03 Feb 2003

Marshall, Martha I., wife of R.M.

09 Mar 1867

01 Nov 1933

Marshall, Ryland M.

30 Jan 1866

11 Jul 1963

Marshall, Walter H.

12 Jan 1907

23 Nov 1957

Mead, Ethel S., wife of Joseph G.

1894

1962

Mead, Harriet, wife of Joseph

1853

1930

Mead, Joseph      Inscription:  “Yankee soldier Pvt. Joe Mead served in the Union Army under the command of General US Grant and on May 23rd 1865 marched in the grand  review from our nation’s capital to the White House to mark the end of the Civil War.”

1843

1934

Mead, Joseph G.

1890

1963

Meredith, Walter L.

25 Feb 1868

06 Mar 1901

Mertz, Albert Leonard, son of J.A. & M.J.

1885

1976

Mertz, Edna Pauline, dau of J.A. & M.J.

1891

1962

Mertz, John A.

1849

1923

Mertz, Mae Malinda, dau of J.A. & M.J.

1895

1991

Mertz, Mary Jane

1861

1946

Minard, Alvin J.

27 Jan 1917

06 Nov 1925

Minard, Arlene M., wife of Arthur N.     m. 01 Jun 1946

15 May 1918

 

Minard, Arthur N.

27 Jan 1917

05 Aug 1987

Minard, James D.

06 Jan 1879

19 Nov 1933

Minard, L. Pearl, wife of Alvin J.

17 Nov 1918

12 Sep 1920

Minard, Nellie E., wife of James D.

15 Sep 1886

17 Apr 1968

Morgan, Ella Theodosia, wife of Riley Jackson

29 Jul 1866

26 Jun 1929

Morgan, James Ira

05 Dec 1904

19 Oct 1966

Morgan, John George, son of John & Mary

21 Jun 1921

11 Aug 1921

Morgan, Leslie Ann

25 May 1890

20 Feb 1973

Morgan, Peggy Francis

05 Nov 1891

23 Mar 1980

Morgan, Riley Jackson

25 Nov 1865

19 Oct 1943

Morton, Irene

1874

1965

Mosher, Fannie M.    

30 May 1863

25 Mar 1904

Moss, Floral

1837

1916

Moss, Jacob         Co. F 8th Regt Iowa Calvary

1829

1895

Myatt, Infant son of Earl & Ruth

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03 Jul 1918

Myatt, Ruth Agnes

11 May 1896

12 May 1973

Nance, Fern Fowler    “daughter”   (n/t Samuel Fowler)

1915

1952

Odor, Hazel Alma, dau of W.H. & M.E.

24 Feb 1893

02 Jun 1894

Opfer, Gustav H.    (n/t Anna Opfer Reimer)

1884

1936

Pearson, Benjamin        (n/t Elizabeth J.)

26 Nov 1839

20 Apr 1916

Pearson, Elizabeth J.

15 Jul 1831

30 Oct 1917

Perkins, Louisa M.  (born at Joseph’s Mills, VA & died at Eldorado, KS)

20 May 1836

10 Oct 1916

Peters, Hirum C.

1883

1927

Phelps, Claud

11 Oct 1868

05 Jan 1919

Poe, C. H.      Co. A 25th VA Infantry   CSA

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Poe, Samuel R.

1878

1955

Ranwell, James   (born at Maid Stone Kent Co. England)

1800

25 Aug 1886

Reimer, Anna Opfer    (n/t Gustav Opfer)

01 Jul 1891

15 Sep 1975

Rhoades, Carrie E.      (n/t Charley)

1887

1958

Rhoades, Charley

20 Jun 1877

17 Jan 1970

Rhoades, Cyrus B.

04 Mar 1841

17 Feb 1917

Rhoades, Cyrus L., son of Cyrus B & Sarah E.

04 Dec 1891

03 Jul 1919

Rhoades, Emma A.     (next to Jane E.)

1878

1917

Rhoades, Ernest              KS Pvt US Army WWI

18 Jan 1894

12 Oct 1972

Rhoades, George W.

1875

1963

Rhoades, Infant son of C.B. & S.E.

26 Sep 1892

09 Oct 1892

Rhoades, Jane E., wife of George W.

1882

1967

Rhoades, Sarah E., wife of Cyrus B.

08 Dec 1855

15 May 1921

Rhoades, Waneta       (n/t Carrie E.)

1924

1927

Ruckman, James E.     KS Pvt Co. I 69th Infantry WWI

20 Aug 1896

30 Mar 1970

Sell, Joseph W.

1928

1957

Shunterman, Evelyn B.

11 May 1911

14 May 1998

Slater, Bonnie June, wife of Russell E.     m. 01 Jan 1949

25 Nov 1926

 

Slater, Russell Eldon

14 Aug 1927

 

Smith, Eleanor Harms, wife of R. L.    m. 20 Jun 1948

15 May 1926

 

Smith, Robert L. “Bob”, parents of Rob, Sandee, Rick, John & Jim

22 Aug 1924

04 May 1986

Smith, William E. Jr.  HT1 US Navy Vietnam

20 Oct 1937

10 Mar 2002

Sommers, Dorothy N. Mead, wife of J.D.  m. 17 Aug 1933

28 Jun 1915

03 Apr 2001

Strasser, George

04 Mar 1855

16 Apr 1934

Sommers, John D.  parents of John Leland, Richard Loren, Paul Mason, Sue Arlene & Billy Gene

29 May 1900

11 Feb 2000

Sommers, Juanita Bowlinger, wife of Samuel     m. 1935

1912

1998

Sommers, Janice Lynn

1947

1947

Sommers, S. I., parents of Darell D., Jay Keith & Curtis W.

24 Sep 1913

24 Nov 1989

Sommers, Samuel, parents of Gary, Marilyn, Lila & Janice

1906

1998

Sommers, Wilma L., wife of S.I.      m. 24 Dec 1936

30 Aug 1917

 

Strasser, Edward A.

14 Mar 1901

26 Mar 2001

Strasser, Fern Ullum, wife of Edward A.

02 Jun 1904

09 Sep 1996

Strasser, Floyd E.     (n/t Kenneth Ullum)

1926

1934

Strasser, Lisetta, wife of George

29 Mar 1870

21 Jun 1949

Thomas, Aaron

18 May 1887

05 Dec 1968

Tarman, Amos B.

26 Jun 1838

23 Jul 1903

Thomas, Anderson    Co. F 1st Regt Agt. KY Rangers

21 Jan 1848

14 Jan 1932

Thomas, Claude H.

10 Jul 1881

09 Jan 1936

Thomas, Nina E., wife of Aaron       m. 18 Aug 1909

15 Apr 1891

07 Aug 1971

Thomas, Oliver

15 Nov 1906

28 Jul 1935

Thomas, Ressie L.

06 Sep 1885

18 Nov 1956

Ullum, Benjamin Franklin

24 Jul 1877

05 Aug 1958

Ullum, Carlene J.     “infant”

1937

1937

Ullum, Carol E., son of Kenneth & Luella Ullum, parents of  Chris, Tracy, Kim & Dave

17 Sep 1947

 

Ullum, Charles Floyd

31 Jan 1902

10 Jan 1937

Ullum, Charlie L.

08 Aug 1853

10 Sep 1886

Ullum, Elizabeth, wife of Jacob

1860

1886

Ullum, Elsie Marie     “infant”     (n/t Floyd E. Strasser)

1932

1932

Ullum, Frank L.

09 Sep 1900

04 Feb 1948

Ullum, Gail K., wife of Carol E.

31 Mar 1941

04 Jul 2003

Ullum, Gertrude, wife of William

1883

1966

Ullum, Jacob

1857

1922

Ullum, John H., son of Jacob & Elizabeth

1885

1886

Ullum, Karl E., parents of Carlene, Keith & Janice

21 Mar 1918

17 Sep 1993

Ullum, Kenneth Eugene    “infant”

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05 Oct 1935

Ullum, Lucas

1830

1901

Ullum, Mary Ann, wife of Lucas

1833

1923

Ullum, Nina M., wife of Frank L.

29 Dec 1910

02 Sep 1993

Ullum, Terinsa Lynn

01 Oct 1969

02 Oct 1969

Ullum, Waneta M., wife of Karl E.      m. 22 Jul 1936

26 Mar 1919

11 Apr 2002

Ullum, William   “Ran”

1877

1955

Vantuyl, James

16 Feb 1838

07 Sep 1916

Vantuyl, Penina J., wife of James

12 Sep 1849

14 Aug 1927

Vantuyl, Ralph L.

1888

1973

Ward, Anna L., wife of David C.

1902

1978

Ward, David C.

1895

1973

Watkins, Frederick S.  KS Pvt 8 Field Arty Tng Regt WWII

03 Jun 1900

07 Sep 1952

Watkins, Joseph   “Wade”, husband of Martha

20 Apr 1913

17 May 1987

Watkins, Joseph Willetts

1863

1943

Watkins, Martha Gates “Geneve”       m. 21 Apr 1932

29 Sep 1914

03 Jul 1995

Watkins, Zoe Ella, wife of Jospeh W.

1869

1965

Weber, Gottlob

10 Jan 1860

13 May 1944

Weber, Ida    (next to Gottlob)

24 Sep 1869

21 Apr 1947

White, James N       (34y 9m 18d)

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02 Dec 1887

White, John H.     Co. D 33rd MO Infantry

29 Mar 1834

27 Sep 1895

Whiteside, Dean V.

26 Feb 1961

11 Dec 1961

Whiteside, John V.   “Bud”

13 Oct 1906

06 Jul 1944

Whiteside, Justin Wesley

20 Aug 1979

23 Jul 2000

Whiteside, Norman A.    (n/t John V.)

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1938

Whiteside, Violet F., wife of John V.      m. 28 Nov 1930

17 Apr 1912

07 Jun 2002

Widick, James E.

1876

1949

Widick, Mary E., wife of James E.

1875

1954

Will, Darryl C.

25 Jan 1970

02 Jun 1990

Wilson, Elda E. Hummel, wife of Wallace    m. 22 Mar 1936

31 Jan 1911

25 May 2004

Wilson, Eugene Chandler      Pvt US Army

10 May 1916

18 Jul 1998

Wilson, Fred W.

14 Nov 1883

12 Oct 1969

Wilson, Laura K., wife of Fred W.

12 Sep 1881

08 Sep 1942

Wilson, Wallace E.

07 Feb 1911

 

Witt, Donna L., wife of Robert F.       m. 25 May 1952

23 Mar 1932

05 May 2001

Witt, Robert F.

20 May 1934

29 May 2001

 

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