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B 1 Messimer Harry ca 1881 - Penn 16 Jan 1917 Not Listed Amos S. Messimer - Penn Mary E. Higgins (Nancy) Single Age 37 yrs.  
B 2 Bush Mary 18 Jan 1917 - Station B Taft, Ca 18 Jan 1917 lot 319 Sec 2 Midway Cemetery Taft Ca H. K. Bush - Ohio Mary Cook- Ohio None Stillborn  
B 3 Patrick Carroll 15 Oct 1916 - Calif 29 Jan 1917 Not Listed George Patrick - Kan Lila Williams - Colo None None  
B 4 Harris Thomas C. 5 May 1859 3 Feb 1917 - Standard # 26, CA lot 111 sec 1 Midway Cemetery Taft Ca W. N. Harris Not Listed Not Listed Daughter Miss Clark  
B 5 McDonald Anna Ruth 1 April 1880 - Harrisburg, Penn 9 Feb 1917 Bakersfield, CA Jerriemyah B. Cronin - Penn Emma Fleming - Penn Not Listed None  
B 6 Phillips Wilber H. ca 1889 - Holister, CA 18 Feb 1917 - Dr. Taylor Hosp Shipped to Oceano, CA L.P. Phillips - US Elizabeth Beckert - US Not Listed Age 28 yrs.  
B 7 Tanner Albert Archie 12 April 1914 - CA 21 Feb 1917 - Maricopa, CA Not Listed Albert C. Tanner - CA Elizabeth Dunlap - Colo None None  
B 8 Colttor (Male) N/A 27 Feb 1917 - Gen Hosp. 27 Feb 1917 Midway Cemetery -lot #318, sec 2 Taft, Ca. Joe Colttor - Portugal Mary E. Reis - Portugal None Stillborn  
B 9 Taylor William W. 3 Sept 1882 - Maryland 4 March 1917 - Taft, CA Not Listed George Taylor Mary Brownell - Maryland Not Listed Informant Mrs. W.W. Taylor. Accidental gunshot wound.
B 10 Haas Olive Blanche ca 1915 - CA 9 March 1917 - Bed Rock Lease Shipped to Riverside, CA Elmer E. Hass - Iowa Blanche W. Twogood - Ill. None Age 1 yr 9 mo. 11 days.  
B 11 Brown William J. ca 1872 - Iowa 14 March 1917 M. Young & Sons, Ft. Dodge, Iowa. Not Listed Not Listed Single Age about 45 yrs. Lived in Taft about 3 Months. Occ. Laborer. Struck by auto.
B 12 Foley Patrick ca 1855 - Iowa 15 March 1917 lot 316 Sec 2 Midway cemetery Taft Ca Not Listed - Norway Not Listed Single Age 62 yrs. Occ. Cigar Clerk.  
B 13 McCaffery Thomas 14 Nov. 1856 - San Francisco, CA 2 March 1917 Shipped to Los Angeles, CA Not Listed - Ireland Not Listed - Ireland Adella McCaffery Shipped to Booth & Boylson Co. 1147 South Flower St. Los Angeles, Ca.
B 14 Smith Levie P. ca 1881 - Penn 21/29 March 1917 Bakersfield, CA Charles Smith - England Sarah Deribilbis/Derililbis - Penn Not Listed Age 35 yrs 8 mo 22 days. Oilworker, Lived Maricopa, Ca. Drowned.
B 15 Remss (Remp) Charles A. ca 1876 - Penn 21 March 1917 Put on train for Los Angeles Not Listed Not Listed Not Listed Age 41 yrs. Drowned Buena Vista Lake. Lived in Ca. 6 years.
B 16 Craighill Florance No Date - San Luis Obispo, CA 6 April 1917 - Rt. 6 Sec. 5 Not Listed W. J. McGuinness - Minn. Hannah Freeborn - Minn. Not Listed None  
B 17 Anderson Walter Eugene 20 Feb 1917 - Taft, CA 10 April 1917 Bakersfield, CA Carl Anderson - Tenn Mary Myers - Tenn None None  
B 18 Modie George Allen ca 1871 - Calif. 13 April 1917 Not Listed B. Modie - USA Clara Potter - USA Mary E. Modie Age 46 yrs.  
B 19 Eberle Lewis Walling 22 Jan 1869 - Calif. 15 April 1917 Not Listed William Eberle Osw ? Clara Eberle None  
B 20 Mason William Weber 13 April 1832 - Penn 17 April 1917 lot 331 sec 2 Midway Cemetery Taft Ca E. A. Mason Not Listed Divorced Farmer, in CA. 60 yrs. In place of death 3 weeks.
B 21 Gill Infant female 17 April 1917 - Kerto, Maricopa, CA 17 April 1917 lot 314 sec 2 Midway Cemetery Taft Ca Frank G. Gill - Maricopa, CA Lena Fulgham - CA None Stillborn  
B 22 Brown Ernest 2 Aug 1903 - W. VA 19 April 1917 - Maricopa, CA Not Listed Boon W. Brown - W. VA Arris Long - W. VA None None  
B 23 Milligan Anetia 13 March 1915 - Taft, CA 25 April 1917 Union Cem. Bakersfield, CA Edward Milligan - Texas Minnie Harras - New Mexico None Original site of grave Midway Cemetery #326. Moved to Union Cem. Bakersfield, Ca.
B 24 Markas Sigmond 12 April 1881 30 April 1917 Union Cem. Bakersfield, CA Not Listed - Germany Not Listed - Germany Mary Markas Oil worker for Standard Oil Co. In Taft 6 years.
B 25 Brown Edward Stewart 27 April 1917 30 April 1917 Bakersfield, CA Robert S. Brown - NY. Katherine Allen - CA None Age 3 days. Death by complications of birth.
B 26 Hill Essington K. 18 Sept 1843 - Penn 10 May 1917 Not Listed - Put on train to? William Hill - Penn Record says "Canno't Assertain" Not Listed In CA 1 yr 4 mo. In Shale 4 mo. - Chg. R.M. Simpson, Shale, Ca.
B 27 Mckeon (Male) N/A 12 March 1917 - Shale, CA 12 March 1917 lot 314 Sec 2 Midway Cemetery Taft Ca Paul McKeon - Iowa Burtha Musolf - Iowa None Premature Birth.  
B 28 Apostal (Male) twins Nike & George 20 May 1917 - Kerto Lease, Kern Co., Ca. 20 May 1917 lot 280 sec 2 Midway Cemetery Taft Ca Nicholas Apostal - Greece Martha Barnes/Bowers - Neb. None Stillborn  
B 29 Apostal George Nicholas Jr. 20 May 1917 - Kerto Lease, Kern Co.,Ca. 20 May 1917 lot 280 sec 2 Midway Cemetery Taft Ca Nicholas Apostal - Greece Martha Barnes Neb None Stillborn  
B 30 Witt Elbert Fletcher 25 July 1885 - Tenn 8 June 1917 Not Listed Not Listed Not Listed Margaret M. Jones In CA 12 yrs. Oil worker.  
B 31 Alsheimer John A. 22 July 1868 - Utica, NY 23 June 1917 Not Listed John A. Alsheimer - Germany Carol Acrutan - Germany Olga Alsheimer In CA 17 yrs. In MAricopa CA 18 mos.  
B 32 Wallace (Male) N/A ca July 1917 5 July 1917 Not Listed Arthur L. Wallace - MO Ellen Boyle - MO None Age 1 1/2 days.  
B 33 Friis Harry 19 Sept 1893 Wisc. 6 July 1917 - San Emidio Ranch lot 309 Sec 2 Midway Cemetery Taft Ca Nels Friis - Denmark Christine Hansen - Germany None In Taft 15 days.  
B 34 Ladd Lillie ca April 1878 - Mich. 11 July 1917 Not Listed Frank Gilliand - France Ellen Gonue - Canada E. H. Ladd Age 39 yrs 3 mo. 1 days. In Taft 5 Yrs.  
B 35 Thayer Newton No Date 11 July 1917 Not Listed Not Listed Not Listed Not Listed None  
B 36 Reaves James Carl ca 1916 - Fellows, CA 16 July 1917 - Age 9 mo 14 days. Payne Mora Co. Bakersfield, CA Jasper Reaves - MO Oma Blackwell - MO None Body exhumed & Delivered to above Co. 18 Sept. No year listed.
B 37 Hylschman Alfred ca 1855 19 July 1917 Union Cem. Bakersfield, CA Not Listed Not Listed Not Listed Occupation - Cook  
B 38 Hill Charles C. ca 1860 - Boust City? 24 July 1917 lot 308 Sec 2 Midway Cemetery Taft Ca Not Listed Not Listed Not Listed None  
B 39 Cook Chelsea Elwin (Female) 18 July 1917 30 July 1917 lot 307 sec 2 Midway Cemetery Taft Ca Anthony E. Cook Mabel H Canes None Age 12 days.  
B 40 Smith Edward Allen ca 1917 7 Aug 1917 Sent to L. A. by Auto Stage. Not Listed Not Listed None Age 15 days.  
B 41 Boyd Ella Elizabeth ca 1868 11 Aug 1917 Shipped to Santa Anna, CA John Glenn - Canada Aruseta Evens - MO Frank R. Boyd Age 49 yrs.  
B 42 Dilger Ellen 28 feb 1847 - 49 - Ireland 26 Aug 1917 Not Listed William Burk - Ireland Johana Long - Ireland Not Listed Age 70 yrs. 6 mo.  
B 43 Axman John ca 1872 Austria 26 Aug 1917 Midway Cemetery Taft Ca. lot 306 sec 2 Not Listed Not Listed Single Age 45 yrs. In Calif. 30 yrs. In Fellows, Ca. 3 years.
B 44 Unknown Man N/A Age about 28 yrs. 9 Sept. 1917 Potters Field. Bakersfield, CA Not Listed Not Listed Not Listed Body Del. to Payne Mora Co., Bakersfield, Ca. Ca. Brown hair, 6'3" tall, weight 175 lbs.
B 45 Landwehr Lucinda L. No Date - Durango, Colo. 10 Sept. 1917 Not Listed William Landwehr - Germany Anne Fikan - Ill Single Telephone Operator.  
B 46 McIntyre Fayette (Infant) male 11 Sept 1917 - Mckittrick, CA 11 Sept 1917 lot 305 sec 2 Midway Cemetery Taft Ca Claude A. McIntyre - Mich Maud Mildred Douglas - CA None Premature Birth. Mother Born Fresno, CA  
B 47 Taylor W. W. ca 1883 13 Sept 1917 Shipped to Baltimore, Md. Not Listed Not Listed Not Listed Age 34 yrs.  
B 48 Brians Adam Thorton ca 1829 - MO 19 Sept 1917 Shipped t St. Louis, MO Carrol Assitor Not Listed Not Listed Age 88 yrs, 1 mo. 29 days. Name Mae W. Harmer listed on record.
B 49 Coleman Infant 14 Sept 1917 - Fellows, Ca 24 Sept 1917 lot 303 sec 2 Midway Cemetery Taft Ca Harold M. Coleman - NY Jessie Willits - CA None Premature Birth. Father born Brooklyn, New York.
B 50 Simpson George C. ca 1872 - Georgia 27 Sept 1917 Not Listed J.W. Simpson - Georgia Not Listed Not Listed Age about 45 yrs. Worked as a Laborer.  
B 51 Hattoi Infant female 3 Sept 1917 6 Sept 1917 lot 375 sec 2 Midway Cemetery Taft Ca Thomas Hattoi - Japan Kenirn Ishoke - Japan None Age 3 Days.  
B 52 Jones Margaret 7 Oct 1917 - Lived 6 Hours. 8 Oct 1917 - Fellows, CA lot 376 sec 2 Midway Cemetery Taft Ca James George Jones - England Lida Ara Hoslanback - KY None Mothers name may be Hossanback  
B 53 Brandt Thomas 11 Oct 1917 11 Oct 1917 lot 301 sec 2 Midway Cemetery Taft Ca George Brandt - Ohio Edna Mae Howard - Mich None Stillborn  
B 54 Stewart Angus ca 1870 - Scotland 11 Oct 1917 - CA Murray Riba Prince Edw. Isle Donald Stewart - Scotland Catherine MacCloud -Scotland Single Age 47 yrs. In Ca. 25 years. In Taft, 5 years.
B 55 Merrill Jessie T. ca 1872 11 Oct 1917 Shipped to Glendale, CA Not Listed Not Listed Not Listed Age about 45 yrs.  
B 56 Danowho Altha 21 June 1916 - Texas 12 Oct 1917 - Taft, Ca. lot 300 sec 2 Midway Cemetery Taft Ca Robert W. Danowho - Texas Alice Arnold - Texas None Died top of 25 Hill  
B 57 Eweing Nancy No Date - LA 14 Oct 1917 Shipped to Crowley, LA Tilford I. McClenand - LA Mary Jones Adam Ewing Lived in Ca. for 2 years, in Taft 2 yrs.  
B 58 Lipscomb John ca 1892 18 Oct 1917 - Gen Hosp. Shipped on Oct. 22 to VA. Not Listed Not Listed Not Listed Age 25 yrs.  
B 59 Gorman Ruth 13 Oct. 1915 - Los Angeles, CA 31 Oct 1917 Bakersfield, CA Earl S. Gorman - Cincinatti - OH. Lura T. Sanford - Webster City, Ia. None In Ca for life. In Fellows 2 mo. father born Ohio, Mother Iowa.
B 60 McDonald Annie (Mrs.) No Date 11 Nov. 1917 Not Listed John Mcgregar - Scotland Annie Glenn - Scotland Not Listed None  
B 61 McElliot Belle (Mrs.) 10 May 1867 15 Nov. 1917 - Taft, Ca Fresno, Ca John Ainscogle - Scotland Marion Semain - England Richard McElliott In CA 20 yrs. In Taft 3 yrs.  
B 62 Brown Goerge Edmon 14 Sept 1868 - Toronto, Canada 18 Nov. 1917 - Fellows, CA Fresno, CA George Brown - England Isabella Clemeds - Canada Anna A. Brown W. H. & H. E. Brown Pd. Funeral. In Ca 29 years. In Fellows, Ca. 5 years
B 63 Jensen Carl C. Allen 10 June 1900 - Utah 26 Nov. 1917 Salt Lake City, Utah Peter R. Jensen - Ephre, Utah Mary A Jensen - Utah Single In Ca. 11 mos.  
B 64 Goodwilby Mary H. 1 Dec. 1917 - Stillborn Twin 1 Dec. 1917 - Taft, CA Midway Cemetery Potter field # 9 H.M. Goodwilby - Mass. Elizabeth Flanigan - Penn None Born on Asher St., Taft, CA Stillborn twin.
B 65 Norton Stephen 17 Sept 1846 3 Dec. 1917 - Gen Hosp. lot 302 sec 2 Midway Cemetery Taft Ca Stephen Norton - Maine Clara---? Not Listed Informant - F.L. Gordon  
B 66 Henthorn William Rowland 25 Aug 1894 - Okla. 7 Dec. 1917 Not Listed Hector V. Henthorn Clara Parks - Kansas None Student - In fellows 4 yrs.  
B 67 Snook Hazel Magnolia No Date - Mich 12 Dec. 1917 Union Cem., Bakersfield, CA James Edw. Palm - Nova Scotia Nora Smith - Ind. Perry B. Snook In CA 8 yrs.  
B 68 Shorten John W. ca 1875 13 Dec. 1917 Not Listed J.B. Shorten Unknown Single Lived in Taft 1 yr. Worked as Gang Pusher.  
B 69 Wegis Berahardine Wild ca 1867 - Germany 17 Dec. 1917 - Ventura, CA Not Listed Fraance Jos Wild - Germany Theresa Frankle - Germany Elburt Wegis Age 50 yrs 6 mos. 28 days.  
B 70 Lee Howard John 3 Dec. 1917 - Fellows, Ca 22 Dec. 1917 - Fellows, Ca. lot 327 sec 2 Midway Cemetery Taft Ca John H. Lee - Phil., Penn. Lillian Howker - England None None  
B 71 Carus Chester DeLus 18 Sept. 1835 - Mich 26 Dec 1917 Not Listed Henry Carus - NY Temperance Bishop - NY Not Listed In Ca 67 Yrs.- Taft 4 mos.  
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B 75 Sansome James Arthur 4 Jan 1918 7 Jan 1918 - 306 Kern St. Taft lot 299 sec 2 Midway Cemetery Taft ca Charles E. Sansome - Ca. Katherine Swartz - Ohio None Age 3 days.  
B 76 Dixon Allie Lee 7 Dec. 1917 11 Jan 1918 lot 298 sec 2 Midway Cemetery Taft Ca Grover C. Dixon - Texas Georgie M. Krobe - Texas None None  
B 77 Bartlett James Fredrick 23 Oct 1882 - Ferndale, CA 20 Jan 1918 - Fellows Not Listed James Carter Bartlett - N. H. Eliza Elda - Ohio Not Listed Oilworker.  
B 78 Moser William Pinkerton 29 Dec 1917 - CA 20 Jan 1918 - Pacific Grove, CA Not Listed H. Moser - Ohio Mary Pinkerton - Ca None None  
B 79 Perkins Frank Cran 13 March 1858 - Greece, NY 21 jan 1918 Shipped t L.A. Crematory James H. Perkins - Mich Livina Muarry - NY Not Listed Supt. Oil Worker - Bro. A.A. Perkins 506 Union Oil Building, Los Angeles, Ca.
B 80 Tobey Loren Edward 29 June 1901 6 feb 1918 - Gen Hosp. Los Angeles, CA Louis H. Tobey - Mich Adele Phar - Ill Single Bank Clerk, Phoenix, Az.  
B 81 Simpson Jack 1 May 1875 7 feb. 1918 Union Cem. Bakersfield, CA Not Listed Not Listed Single In CA 5 yrs. Worked for Honolulu Oil Co.  
B 82 Urban Maury J. 31 Dec. 1892 - Bradford, Penn 13 Feb 1918 - Naylor St. Taft Los Angeles, CA Charles J. Urban - Dunkirk, NY Fannie Maury - Buffalo, NY Not Listed None  
B 83 Sweeney Frank E. 17 Dec 1868 - Penn 20 Feb 1918 Not Listed D.L. Sweeney Not Listed Divorced In Ca 2 yrs. Informant- H. M. Green.  
B 84 Loven george Francis 5 Feb 1883 - New orleans, LA 22 Feb, 1918 Oakland, CA Gustave Lovin Christansen Mary Lovin -Oakland, CA In CA 8 yrs. Taft 7 yrs.  
B 85 Frick LeRoy 18 Mar. 1916 25 Feb. 1918 lot 277 Sec 2 Midway Cemetery Taft Ca. LeRoy Frick - Penn Mary Etta Wimmer- Ca None Age 1 yr. 11 mos. 4 days. Uncle C.W. Wimmer.
B 86 Cormutin Ruth No Date 2 March 1918 lot 314 sec 3 Midway Cemetery Taft Ca Paul Mckean - Souix City, Iowa Bertha Muself - Iowa Not Listed On record - Head Drlg. Co.  
B 87 Donnelly Francis Louise 11 Sept 1915 - Okla 3 March 1918 Union Cem. Bakersfield, CA Richard G. Donnelly - Penn Verna Maude Claffen - Iowa Not Listed In Ca. 5 days.  
B 88 Langellier Auguste Louis 29 March 1850 - Ill 8 March 1918 Shipped to Watseka, Ill Moses Langellier - Quebec, Can. Emelie Handyside - Canada Not Listed In Ca 4 mos. Taft 2 1/2 mos. Informant Anam Langellier. Anam Langellier.
B 89 Huddleston Gladys Marie 7 March 1918 18 March 1918 - Maricopa, CA lot 288 Sec 2 Midway cemetery Taft Ca Oral J. Huddleston - Kan Ethel Marrell - Ala None Age 11 days.  
B 90 Hobbs (Male) N/A ca 1918 19 March 1918 - Fellows, Ca. Not Listed Fred D. Hobbs - CA Gladys Forstur - CA None Stillborn  
B 91 Thompson Amanda ca 1853 25 March 1918 Bakersfield, Ca Jacob Callier (Caller) -Penn Not Listed Not Listed Services Maricopa Pres. Church. In Ca. 65 years.
B 92 Carroll Frankie (Mrs.) 15 April 1877 - Colo 26 March 1918 - 25 Hill, Taft, CA Not Listed Frank Breedlove - USA Not Listed Not Listed None  
B 93 Maule Charles Frances 21 Jan 1915 - San Francisco, CA 25 March 1918 - Fellows, CA Shipped to San Francisco, CA Robert M. Maule - Kan Mary Cowles - Ca. Single None  
B 94 Turner Iola 9 Feb 1903 - San Francisco, CA 10 April 1918 - Maricopa, CA Bakersfield, CA Sam L. Turner - USA Carrie Josephene Kenner - CA Not Listed Gr.Father, Joe Kenner - Uncle Ed Kenner. Lived in Maricopa, Ca. 10 years
B 95 Pipe J. E. ca 1853 19 April 1918 lot 304 sec 2 Midway Cemetery Taft ca Not Listed Mae W. ?? Not Listed Age abt 65 yrs. Found dead on Chicken Ranch. In Taft 6 years
B 96 Ainsworth Virginia Marie 13 June 1916 28 April 1918 Fresno Crematory Royal Ainsworth - Wyoming Elsie Lyons None None  
B 97 Carroll Sherman ca 1913 9 May 1918 - Gen Hosp. Shipped to Oil city, Penn Not Listed - Penn Not Listed None Age 5 yrs. Order to ship body from J. W. Osnider, Oil City, Pa.
B 98 Schwartz Paul ca 1893 9 May 1918 Not Listed Not Listed - Penn Not Listed Not Listed Here 6 days. Worked Oil Co.  
B 99 Barnhill Gertrude Margret 4 sept 1887 - Nova Scoita 12 May 1918 - Maricopa, Ca Not Listed James Barnhill - Nova Scoita Precilia Fulton - Nova Scoita Not Listed School Teacher. In Ca 3 Mos. Sister- Mrs. L.S. McNutt.
B 100 Wilson Edward Howard Col. 11 Sept 1840 - Louisville, KY 19 May 1918 - South Taft, CA lot 297 Sec 2 Midway Cemetery Taft Ca Edward Wilson - Albany, NY Susan B. Ebeningham- Brooklyn, NY Mary Wilson In CA 11 yrs. In Taft 8 yrs.  
B 101 Patton Henry J. ca 1878 - Penn 18 May 1918 - Gen Hosp. Not Listed Not Listed Not Listed Not Listed Informant - E.P. Barmgartiner. In Taft 5 years. Worked for S.C. Co. Pipeline.
B 102 Minkler Bruce Edward 20 Dec. 1880 - AZ 23 May 1918 Union Cem, Bakersfield, CA Harlow Minkler - Iowa Mrs. Frasser Carrie Minkler In CA 20 yr. Taft 3 yrs.  
B 103 Villa Clement ca 1916 - Ca 30 May 1918 shipped to Santa Margareta Delfino Villa Not Listed None Age 19 mos.  
                       

Last Updated on 4/6/2001
By Donna Jackson