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Koreshan Unity Cemetery - Pelican Sound

(Photo of Koreshans standing at tomb of Koresh)
    Koreshan Unity Cemetery Pelican Sound Development is located on Corkscrew Rd at US 41, on the Estero River, Estero Island , Florida. The cemetery is neglected and overgrown. There is a total of 55 graves. It was part of the Koreshan Unity Utopian Society community. The cemetery is now under care of The College of Life Foundation, located in Estero, Lee County, FL.
Name Dates Inscription
ANDREWS Allan H Jan 29 1873-Dec 21 1951
APPEL Wilhelm Mar 21 1852-Dec 14 1935
ARMOUR Bella Jun 15 1872-Sep 1 1949
ARMSTRONG Thomas Dec 2 1856-Jul 25 1935
BLEM Peter Kristian May 28 1880-May 12 1936
BOIS (DUBOIS) Harry Jan 29 1876-May 30 1934
BOOMER Bertha S Nov 12 1850-Jul 11 1935
BRADFORD Louise Oct 24 1846-Apr 23 1931
BUBBETT Evelyn Oct 6 1854-Oct 10 1935
BUBBETT Laurence Jan 28 1884-Aug 6 1960
BUBBETT Leroy H Sep 5 1871-Nov 4 1936
CAMPBELL Jennie May 6 1857-Aug 4 1952
CAMPBELL Peter Jan 27 1856-Aug 23 1935
CHRISTIANSEN Alfred Aug 1 1878-Jan 9 1963
DUMBLETON Richard d. Apr 25 1951
EHRISSOM Barbara Sep 13 1858-
FABER Gustav Aug 10 1852-Oct 25 1937
FAULKNER Charles Aug 15 1864-Nov 9 1942
FISCHER Ida Jan 25 1871-May 22 1945
FISCHER William Oct 10 1881-Mar 29 1938 Bro/o George W. Hunt, Emma Norton; b Ontario, Canada
FISKE Emma Feb 27 1856-Aug 30 1931
GILBERT Rose Oct 17 1871-Sep 12 1973
GRAHAM Alfred W Mar 14 1855-May 18 1931
GRAHAM Ella A Oct 13 1860-Apr 21 1945 b. Dubuque Co., Iowa
GRAHAM Florence L 1881-1950 b. Storm Lake, Iowa
GRAHAM Robert L Feb 23 1885-Sep 2 1951
HOHANSHELDT Alvera Apr 9 1854-Mar 23 1939
HUNT Charles Apr 23 1862-Mar 1 1943
HUNT G W Dec 31 1864-Jun 16 1942
IRVING John Mar 8 1854-Sep 26 1939
JACKE Franklyn Jan 12 1875-Mar 31 1936 b. Wisconsin, storekeeper for Koreshan Community,suicide
LEWIS Frank 1869-Dec 7 1945
MCCREADY Abigail Wallace Apr 15 1859-Jan 31 1943
MCCREADY William Feb 21 1854-Aug 20 1946
MCNAMARA Daniel 1866-Apr 29 1942
MEALY Charles 1882-1967
Hedwig Michal was the spiritual leader of the Koreshans
MICHAL Hedwig "Be ashamed to die until you have won some victory for humanity."
This grave stands alone in the center of the compound
MORGAN Martha Jul 20 1844-Feb 24 1932
NAESELLUS Theodor Oct 19 1875-Apr 27 1946
NEWCOMB Hattie Jan 28 1843-Feb 19 1932 b. Illinois , m/o Vesta and James
NEWCOMB Vesta Nov 19 1875-Apr 11 1974
NORTON Emma Jan 8 1857-Jan 12 1950
PLACE Viola Nov 10 1846-Feb 10 1934
PRICE James R May 21 1847-Sep 23 1932
PUTNAM Jesse Feb 25 1867-Sep 17 1950
RAHN Imogene Dec 24 1881-Sep 14 1932
RICHARDS David April 21 1879-Oct 31 1937
RUGG Lillian Jan 28 1879-Apr 22 1968
SARGENT John Stephen Mar 20 1846-Sep 22 1932 b. Hutton, Coles Co., Illinois
SCHLENDER Conrad Apr 11 1876-Oct 12 1965
SILVERFRIEND Henrietta Nov 29 1866-Jan 10 1944
SILVERFRIEND Henry Feb 6 1864-May 7 1949
STATON Lou Dec 25 1871-Mar 11 1950
STOTLER Esther Oct 23 1852-Aug 7 1932
TEED Cyrus Dr 1839-Dec 2 1908 Founder of Koreshan Unity
THATCHER Orline Mar 27 1851-Feb 5 1935
WATSON John Dec 11 1861-Feb 28 1941
WEAVER Tracy May 14 1866-Feb 12 1942
WELLS Fred 1889-Apr 11,1929
WILSON Frank Mar 18 1875-Apr 14 1937
WOODBURY Elzina Oct 10 1849-Feb 22 1938



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