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           FRANKLIN MILLS - OR - BURRIS CEMETERY   

Transcriber "Becke Dawson" <becke@qcom.net>

In FRANKLIN TOWSHIP, (Southeast area of Section 35) Des Moines County, Iowa, you will find the Franklin Mills -or- Burris Cemetery. The record of Franklin Mills/Burris Cemetery is complete as the caretaker and the Burlington D.A.R. have a plat of the cemetery.

These are dated from 1839 until 1939 and holds the resting place of JOHN MCDONALD, a Revolutionary War Veteran originally from Virginia. Information is included herein from the Plat Book.   

Directions: From the intersection of Mt. Pleasant and Roosevelt Sts, proceed North on U.S. 61 for approximately 5 1/2 miles. The cemetery is approximately 1/2 of a mile East of U.S. 61 and is accessed through a farm gate.   


NAME:                             INSCRIPTION:    

ALLEN, ALBERT

ALLEN, CATHERINE                 d. 9 June 1850 Age 4y 9m 20da
ALLEN, NANCY C.                 d. 12 Apr 1855 Age 6y 3m 27da Dau of JAMES                          & MARY
ALLEN, HUGH

ALLEN, WILLIAM                 Son JAMES & MARY d. 9 July 1853 Age 2y 11m 22da
ARROWSMITH, MARY                 Wife of WILLIAM b. 21 Oct 1814 d. 20 Aug                          1894
BALLARD, JAMES A.                 9 Feb 1838 - 10 Nov 1910
BALLARD, ALICE A.                 His Wife 2 Sept 1855 - 8- 15- 1884
BALLARD, ALEXA M.                 16 Aug 1879 - 6 May 1897
BALLARD, GUY B.                 15 Oct 1877 - 19 Mar 1878 Son of J. A. & A. A. Age 5m 11da
BALLARD, WILEY                 23 Oct 1796 - 23 Dec 1865 *He is the son of WYATT BALLARD, Revolutionary War soldier from North Carolina b. 1760
BALLARD, DRISCILLA DISON(maiden name) Wife of WILEY 11 Sept 1796 - 27 Aug                              1873
BALLARD, L. (LEONARD) D.        15 Mar 1820 - 9 Sept 1896
BALLARD, SARAH J.                 3 Sept 1820 - 15 Jan 1892
NICKELL, AMANDA S.            19 Mar 1849 - 13 July 1898
BURRUS, C. (COLBY) C.            17 Sept 1813 - 1 Jan 1853
BURRUS, CHARLES                 d. 8 Dec 1868 Age 81y 2m 11da
BURRUS, FRANCES CREDD(maiden name)

                                                  Wife of CHARLES d. 30 Oct 1852 Age 61y 4m 11da
BURRUS, T. (THORNTON) F.        26 Apr 1812 - 26 June 1882
BURRUS, ELIZABETH              22 June 1831 - 18 Mar 1907 *Post Master*
BURRUS, ENOCH S.                 31 May 1840 - 11 Nov 1896 *County                              Treasurer*
BURRUS, JOANNA WEIRMAN(maiden name)    3 Oct 1853 - 9 Apr 1919 Wife
BALLARD, TAYLOR

BARTON, HENRY                 d. 25 Sept 1856 Age 51y 6m 22da
BARTON, HENRY                 Son of H & N d 26 June 1845 Age 4m 3w 1d                          *Unnamed Son of NANCY & HENRY BARTON*
BARTON, JANE

BARTON, JANIE

BARTON, LUCY A.

BARTON,                     Was this JAMES???
BARTON, NELLIE V.                 Dau JOSEPH & VERLIN d. 15 Mar 1878 Age 4y                          4m *Plat states 1879*
BARTON, NANCY ANN                 d. 4 Nov 1882 Age 78y 6m 20da *born                              Cheshire, England Wife of HENRY*
BURRUS, CHARLIE H.              Son of THOS. J & HARRIET d. 1 Feb 1881 Age                          22y 11m 5da
BURRUS, ISAAC                 27 Mar 1867 - 1 June 1867
BURRUS, JAMES

BURRUS, JANE MARY                 1 Jan 1855 - 22 Aug 1855
BURRUS, LOVINA

BURRUS, ROLLIE E.

BURRUS, SARAH J.

COYNER, MARY

COYNER, MRS.

CRONK, ????

DISON, JENNIS

DISON, MRS.

DOWELL, ????

DUNHAM, SARAH J.

GERALD, EMILY

HAMMER, ????

HARRIS, CRAWFORD                 d. 14 Sept 1894 Age 86y 6m 2da
HARRIS, HARRIET                 Wife of M. C. 1 Sept 1838 - 12 Jan 1904
HARRIS, HOWELL

HARTZELL, ADAM   d. 14 Sept 1890 Age 81y 5m 8da
HARTZELL, CATHARINE A.             Wife *ADAM* d. 15 Apr 1905 Age 88y 9m 28da
HARTZELL, AUSTIN L. Son *of A. & C A* 9 Mar 1857 - 19 Sept 1939
HARTZELL, ANNA M. *Mrs. AUSTIN L* Dau 24 Jan 1854 - 14 Feb 1935
HARTZELL, SOPHIA M. Dau *of A & C A* d. 22 Nov 1928 Age 81y
JOHNSON, TWINS

LAMB, BETSEY

LARKIN, ???

LIGHTFOOT, FRANK

LIGHTFOOT, N. ELIZABETH

LOMIS, ???

LUSTER, LIZZIE

LUSTER, MRS.

LUSTER, VINCENT

LUSTER, ZACH

MCALLISTER, RA *RANDEL* d. 20 Mar 1851 Age 38y 3m 25da *Plat states 30 Mar 1851*
MCALLISTER, ELIZABETH   Wife of R. *RANDEL* d. 14 Aug 1851  Age 33y 7m 12da
MCDONALD, JOHN PVT COLONEL VIRGINIA MERRIWETHERS REV                              WAR *REVOLUTIONARY WAR VETERAN b. 1753 in Virginia d. sometime between                              1844 to 1850*
MCDONALD, AMANDA                     d. 18 June 1875 Age 42y
MCDONALD, BETSY                     *Was this Hugh's sister ELIZABETH b.                              1783?*
MCDONALD, CHARLES W.                 d. 10 Jan 1869 Age 2y 11m 17da
MCDONALD, FANNIE

MCDONALD, HUGH                     * b. 1781 Son of JOHN*
MCDONALD, JAMES

MCDONALD, JOHN                     *Probably the older son of JOHN and                              whose wife was POLLY *
MCDONALD'S LEE                     * Child*
MCDONALD, MARGARET                  *Daughter of HUGH & PRUDENCE *
MCDONALD, MARTHA

MCDONALD, POLLY                     * Wife of JOHN?? *
MCDONALD, PRUDENCE DISON(maiden name)    * Wife of HUGH *
MCELHINNEY, JAMES

MCELHINNEY, JOHN

MCELHINNEY, MARTHA

MCELHINNEY, MRS. ??

MCELWEE, KATE

MCELWEE, MR.

MORGAN, ???

ROBBINS, LUCY                     * 1850 - 1924 *
RAIDY, ????

SCHMEISER, REV. JACOB                 1827 - 1906
SCHMEISER, MARY M                     His Wife 1837 - 1911
SCHMEISER, MAGDALENA                 Dau 1868 - 1869
SCHMEISER, INFANT SON                 1879
SMITH, ??

SMITH, ???

VAN OSDOL, WILLIAMSON                 16 Mar 1816 d. 30 Oct 1868
VAN OSDOL, HANNAH                     Wife b. 12 Mar 1819 - 24 July 1894
VAN OSDOL, MENITTIA                 Dau of W & H 12 Oct 1859 Age 1y 10m
WALKER, CHARLES                     b. 15 Dec 1833 d. 16 Aug 1896
WEIRMAN, JACOB                     17 June 1914 d. 6 Aug 1876
WEIRMAN, MARIA                     5 May 1829 - 27 Nov 1896
WELCH, ELIZABETH A.                 16 Mar 1820 - 6 Sept 1866 * Second                              Wife of HENRY *
WELCH, HENRY B.                     13 Jan 1808 - 11 Nov 1889 Age 81y 9m 29da
WELCH, LUCINDA                     30 Apr 1806 - 19 Mar 1850 * First  Wife of HENRY *
WELCH, JOHN                         Son of H B & L 18 Apr 1839 - 6 July 1839
WIEGAND, ???

WOODSIDE, ???