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Monmouth Cemetery
"Remember, child, its not the people in here you need to worry about. It's the ones on the outside."
~ Matilda Gertrude Lord, buried in Monmouth Cemetery, said to her great niece Clara Baker in 1930



Located on County Road 850 North - just east of the former Monmouth School in Root Township.

Information from research done by Nola Schieferstein Rains and family history from Jim Cox (great great great grandson of Reuben & Sabrina Lord)
Formated by Jim Cox
Read by Penny Baughman North & Jim Cox in May 2010
Photos courtesy of Jim Cox

Updated 3/21/2013
with information from obits, biographies, abstracts from the Adams County Library System
and FindAGrave (FG) and/or Cemetery Seekers

Monmouth Cemetery
Deceased Name Birth Date Death Date Spouse
Marriage Date
Parents Military Obit Photo Bio
Aber, David 5-17-1822 4-28-1872     abstract: b 5/12/1822 abstract FG    
Aber, Mary Elizabeth (Rice) 2-5-1820 2-15-1892         photo    
Aber, Samuel 7-7-1820 6-12-1866         FG    
Aber, William G 3-3-1846 8-22-1862         FG    
Ames, Francis M 10-8-1848 7-5-1865   G W & M A          
Ames, George W 12-12-1822 3-7-1897         photo    
Auten, Jacob 7-28-1811 9-29-1888         photo    
Auten, Martha 2-12-1802 2-17-1873 s/s Jacob       photo    
Ballard, Violet May 10-29-1912 2-4-1920   John & Elizabeth Kurt Ballard   abstract      
Ballard, Vivian Paul 10-29-1912 2-16-1913   John & Elizabeth Kurt Ballard   abstract      
Baxter, James 1858 3-5-1908              
Blossom, Brayton B 9-1-1864 10-20-1870   Lyman & Emma          
Blossom, E L 8-9-1872 1-18-1873   Lyman & Emma          
Blossom, Emma Jane (Hill) 9-1-1843 2-1-1873 Lyman Aaron & Olive Hill   abstract      
Bottenberg, Ellsworth 2-10-1854 10-7-1854   Jacob & Nancy          
Bottenberg, Jacob 1-3-1810 12-20-1870              
Bottenberg, John M 11-7-1847 7-27-1853   Jacob & Nancy          
Bottenberg, Nancy (VanHorn) 3-16-1814 10-31-1890 Jacob            
Bottenberg, Tinna Ann 4-11-1890 4-25-1890   Charles A & Almira T Bobo Bottenberg          
Bradley, Rebecca 9-22-1845 12-22-1865   John & Mary Ann Bradley          
Brown, Mary E (Harkless) 10-1-1858 4-19-1884 Adam James & Nancy Harkless   obit photo    
Burk, Jane S 12-2-1817 5-2-1854 John            
Burk, John   1859              
Burk, Sarah T 3-23-1854 7-12-1854   John & Jane          
Burr, Charles E 1864 6-29-1931       abstract photo    
Burr, Clara M 1890 7-0-1943       abstract photo    
Burr, Joseph 1891 12-23-1932         photo    
Burr-Gaffer, Minnie Gertrude (Lord) 3-0-1871 1941 Charles Burr & Mr Gaffer Martin & Nancy Dutcher Lord   abstract FG    
Chenoweth, Thomas N 2-16-1859 4-26-1878         photo    
Christen, Alice Victoria 12-18-1871 11-13-1873   Godfrey & Catherine Garver Christen     photo    
Christen, Emma Floyd (Albright) 2-10-1876 10-6-1884   J & Mary O Lord Christen          
Christen, Marcus M 3-10-1878 5-28-1878              
Cline, Amasa R 11-9-1862 5-1-1870   J R & Agnes          
Cook, Frederick 7-7-1804 7-27-1881              
Cook, Margaret (Schafer)   1882              
Daugherty, Andrew 7-30-1805 10-1-1896 Jane Montgomery - 8/23/1832; Rachel Compton - 9/6/1883 Andrew & Mary Ferbee Daugherty     photo Bio  
Daugherty, Infant 9-1-1867 9-17-1867   Oliver & Martha Robinson Daugherty          
Daugherty, Jane (Montgomery) 9-25-1810 3-18-1882 Andrew - 8/23/1832       photo    
Daugherty, Robert G 7-5-1874 11-2-1875   Andrew B & Jeremiah E Evans Daugherty          
Deel, Anna Maria (Bottenberg) 1839 1880   Jacob & Nancy Bottenberg          
DeWitt, John 1855 2-11-1875   Samuel & Laura Wilder DeWitt          
Dickensheets, Joseph Collins 11-20-1831 10-17-1877         photo    
Dorwin, Calvin T 8-29-1796 3-3-1874         photo    
Dorwin, Fanny (Bell) 3-19-1804 7-28-1873 Calvin T       photo    
Dorwin, Ziba 1-21-1793 2-3-1864         photo    
Dutcher, Almond 1-26-1838 7-2-1902     Civil War Co G 51st IN Inf   photo    
Dutcher, Brada (Wise) 1840 10-3-1874 Almond       photo    
Dutcher, Catherine (Duddleson) 2-21-1811 5-18-1898 Samuel       photo    
Dutcher, Jane (Ramsey) 1857 10-20-1885 Almond       photo    
Dutcher, Samuel 2-2-1812 3-25-1899         photo    
Egg, Bertha C 8-31-1886 8-3-1889   Charles V & Hannah M Hart Egg          
Evans, Willie S 2-6-1877 4-1-1877   J K & B          
Fonner, Infant son 1-3-1861 3-14-1861   John A & Elizabeth Pillers Fonner          
Fonner, Infant son   no dates   John A & Elizabeth Pillers Fonner          
Fonner, Mary (Crouse) 9-22-1799 2-1-1855 John       photo    
Franks, J L         Spanish/American War Co B 160th 2nd Inf   FG    
Franks, Mary E 8-19-1871 6-5-1894 Harry            
Fritzinger, Lulu 8-5-1879 10-22-1879   O & M M          
Garver, Elizabeth 9-14-1807 5-7-1866 Daniel            
Garver, Mariah 1843     Daniel & Elizabeth Garver          
Garver, Samuel 5-18-1836 12-18-1864     Civil War Sgt IN Co K 89th Reg - Died in Nashville, TN        
Harkless, James 8-1-1831 12-21-1882         photo    
Harkless, Jimmie Glen 7/18/1917 12/26/1999 Aldine Curry Kline - 9/1/1947 James & Alvina Bucher Harkless   obit FG    
Harkless, Nancy Etta 2-8-1867 3-15-1870   James & Nancy Pillars Harkless     photo    
Harkless, Nancy Etta (Pillars) 8-9-1835 11-22-1886 James       photo    
Hart, A B (Albert) 2-21-1850 2-23-1880              
Hart, Esther E       Lyman & Harriet Lord Hart          
Hart, Harriett C (Lord) 1-23-1832 7-29-1907 Lyman       photo    
Hart, Infant daughter       L & H          
Hart, Louis H 9-9-1872 10-1-1872   A B & H I          
Hart, Luella S 1860 3-1-1865   Lyman & Harriet Lord Hart     photo    
Hart, Lyman 8-29-1825 10-19-1908              
Hill, Aaron 6-18-1809 12-14-1855              
Hill, Ellen (Breidenstein)   no dates              
Hill, John 3-25-1802 9-26-1871              
Hill, Mark Wood 6-19-1861 2-10-1866   J E & Ellen Breidenstein Hill          
Hill, Olive (Dawley)   1864              
Hoene, Ida F (Bottenberg) 1858 1883 John F            
Hooper, Ezekiel 5-17-1790 5-22-1871 also listed in Decatur Cemetery       photo    
Hooper, Lucinda C (Antom) 12-1-1834 11-21-1861 Jacob            
Hooper-Ames, Mary A 4-13-1824 3-20-1891 G W Ames       photo    
Houk, John P 10-18-1876 4-25-1878   S & C B          
Houk, Mary E 4-25-1862 7-12-1871   Phillip & Elizabeth Houk          
House, Elizabeth E 9-13-1862 3-27-1863   Thomas & Susan House     photo    
House, Susan (Shaffer) 3-26-1835 12/14/1913 Thomas Peter & Sarah Black Shaffer     photo    
House, Theodore 7-16-1858 9-7-1861   Thomas & Susan Shaffer House     FG    
House, Thomas H 8-19-1825 2-13-1894 Susanna Shaffer - 6/30/1853 John & Susan Hagan House Civil War Co E, 19th US Infty abstract photo Bio  
James, Elisha 2-7-1812 12-14-1865              
James, Susan Caroline 6-18-1862 10-29-1864   Elisha & Eliza James          
Kaylor, Bertha (Swygart) 1886 2-12-1916 Henry s/s Isabell Lee   abstract photo    
Kemp, Arta Meary (Lord) 3-19-1860 12-19-1914 John H            
Kemp, John H 1853 2-3-1919 Artie Lord     abstract      
Kennedy, Mary (Hunter) 7-18-1803 2-15-1891 David B James & Jane Hunter   abstract photo    
Krick, Homer 1868 9-21-1937 Sadie     obit photo    
Krick, Sadie E (Jenks) 1879 12-12-1949 s/s Homer     obit photo    
Kunkle, Effie 1858 11-10-1858   Samuel & Martha Kunkle          
Kunkle, Infant female 1885 1885   Calvin D & Sanna Kunkle     FG    
Kunkle, Infant male 1884 1884   Calvin D & Sanna Kunkle     FG    
Kurk, Rudolph 8-14-1810 5-14-1882              
Kurt, Godfrey 5-13-1861 4-19-1920              
Lee, Isabelle 1869 4-19-1926   s/s Bertha Kaylor   abstract photo    
Long, Infant son   9-3-1892   H B & Eddie          
Lord, Charles 8-8-1877 7-14-1914   Martin & Nancy Dutcher Lord   abstract      
Lord, Enos 5-5-1863 10-30-1939   Martin & Nancy Dutcher Lord   abstract      
Lord, F Michael 2-2-1879 12-27-1900     Spanish/American War Co E 39th Inf   photo    
Lord, Franklin Benson 4-16-1840 10-28-1916   Reuben & Sabrina Benson Lord   abstract      
Lord, Infant daughter 2/28/1904   Enos & Ida David Lord            
Lord, Infant son 8-15-1894   Enos & Ida David Lord            
Lord, Joda 1886     Martin & Nancy Dutcher Lord          
Lord, Josephine 1866     Martin & Nancy Dutcher Lord          
Lord, Leah (Hammond) 1897 1915         photo    
Lord, Lib (Yocum) 10-21-1836 7-25-1892 Frank Abraham & Mary Hoffman Yocum     photo    
Lord, Martin 5-14-1837 12-4-1925   Reuben & Sabrina Benson Lord   abstract      
Lord, Martin 1896 7-29-1899   Enos & Ida David Lord          
Lord, Maxine Elizabeth 4-27-1909     Enos & Ida David Lord          
Lord, Nancy (Dutcher) 12-1-1839 3-14-1923 Martin            
Lord, Oscar 1884     Martin & Nancy Dutcher Lord          
Lord, Reuben 7-16-1807 5-12-1889 Sabrina Benson - 3/6/1830; Mrs Ruth (Mickle) Chenoweth - 11/26/1869 Reuben & Mary Devoll Lord     photo Bio  
Lord, William H 2-13-1848 10-18-1928     Civil War Co C 11th Reg IN Cav abstract photo    
Lord-McChan, Sabrina Talmage )Benson) 12-29-1812 3-9-1887 Reuben Lord; Mr McChan       photo    
Marhenke, Carl F 3-22-1909 3-25-1909   Martin & Minnie Marhenke   abstract      
Marhenke, Hazel 10-4-1912     Martin & Minnie Marhenke          
Marhenke, Minnie (Watts) 6-2-1888 3-5-1930 Martin James Watts   abstract      
Marhenke, Robert Allen 1910 3-18-1913   Martin & Minnie Marhenke   abstract      
Marker, Oscar W 1-23-1876 4-17-1880   Albert & Matilda Lord Marker          
Marker, Susannah 11-19-1819 5-14-1902 John     abstract      
McCarty, George W   1859   Edward & Rosanna          
Mock, Peter 3-16-1829 8-14-1868              
Moses, Catherine 1920     Dale & Florence Moses          
Moses, Samuel 12-20-1911 12-22-1911   Dale & Florence Moses          
Murray, Diana (Dorwin) 6-14-1804 11-17-1855 Horatio            
Murray, Nancy 6-19-1832 2-14-1858 Nirum            
Numbers John 5-12-1825 11-18-1854 Mary Jane Yocum - 1/31/1848 John & Nancy Linton Numbers       Bio  
Patrick, Clyde R 10-16-1878 1-2-1879   J A & S E          
Patrick, Owen R 8-20-1868 8-21-1918   John & Martha Eagy Patrick   abstract photo    
Potts, Elizabeth Jane (Dutcher) 7-17-1835 9-18-1910 Thomas            
Potts, Hiram C   7-22-/1926       obit FG    
Purdy, Infant daughter 9-4-1855 9-6-1855   Dr T H & Sarah          
Purdy, Sarah 8-31-1812 9-4-1855 Theodore H maiden name may be Lewis          
Purdy Theodore H (Dr) 2-27-1813 6-13-1876              
Rabbitt, Joseph 1796 7-8-1866   John & Eleanore Miles Rabbitt          
Rice Mary E   9-3-1886   J & L B          
Robison Elizabeth (Dowden) 3-27-1815 9-7-1911              
Robison, Infant son 3-15-1861 4-15-1861   s/o Samuel & Mary          
Robison, James 1-26-1810 2-17-1855           Bio  
Robison, James T 1-21-1878 2-6-1879   Perry & Ellen          
Robison, Mariah 5-14-1841 4-15-1923              
Robison, Oliver J 12-11-1853 10-29-1856   James          
Ross, Ed   no dates     Civil War Veteran        
Shafer, John 1834 1-5-1904     Civil War Veteran        
Spence, Elizabeth 8-13-1842 9-10-1862              
Spence, John 9-17-1828 5-2-1863              
Thompson, Hannah 8-26-1809 6-9-1887              
VanBuskirk, Caroline (Clymer) 1849 1897 Herman       photo    
VanBuskirk, Herman Winfield 7-28-1849 1894   Andrew & Judith     photo    
Watts Annice C (Gates) 1836 1-26-1909 William W       photo    
Watts, William Wesley (Rev) 1831 1908     Civil War Veteran   photo    
Wilder, Alvin 2-10-1822 1-3-1879   Chauncy & Sarah Davis Wilder          
Wilder, Barnes S 3-31-1881 5-11-1867   Edmond & Sarah     photo    
Wilder, Carrie A 7-29-1867 4-23-1906   Edmond & Sarah     photo    
Wilder, Cora L 5-15-1875 6-17-1901   Edmond & Sarah     photo    
Wilder, Edmond 7-16-1826 9-15-1889   Chauncy & Sarah Davis Wilder     photo    
Wilder, Edwin 7-16-1826 9-27-1885 Mary Barkley - 10/20/1856 Chauncy & Sarah Davis Wilder     photo Bio  
Wilder, Guy   no dates   Edmond & Sarah          
Wilder, Mary Ann (Barkley) 1835 1863 Edwin       photo    
Wilder Mary J 8-7-1883 3-25-1902   Edmond & Sarah     photo    
Wilder Sarah (Davis) 7-20-1784 8-17-1855 Chancy       photo    
Wilder Sarah J (Thompson) 8-7-1846 2-27-1908 Edmond       photo    
Wilder-Dutcher, Martha A (Lord) 1-11-1833 10-16-1910 Alvin Wilder - 1/30/1851; Almond Dutcher - 4/10/1880 Reuben & Sabrina Benson Lord     photo    
Wolford, Charles Glen abt 1904 7-29-1931   Roy & Della   abstract      
Wolford, Jennie Lind (Lord) 2-16-1862 8-19-1921 John W Martin & Nancy Dutcher Lord   abstract photo    
Wolford, John William 7-11-1852 11-18-1922 s/s Jennie       photo    
Yocum, Abraham   no dates   John & Mary          
Ziegler, Georgia 11-22-1890 5-29-1898   d/o Margaret Lord, adopted by Louis H     photo    
Ziegler, Louis H (Dr) 3-24-1852 2-24-1936 s/s Margaret       photo    
Ziegler, Margaret (Lord) 1866 1941 Louis H       photo    




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