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Dry Prairie Cemetery

City of Portage

Kalamazoo County, Michigan

280 Entries

Transcribed 7/25/07

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Photographs by:  Scott W. Grinder     7/22/07

Transcribed by:  Scott W. Grinder     7/25/07

Verified by:  Scott W. Grinder     8/03/07

 

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Name

Birth

Death

 

Section

Row

Row

 

Transcribers

Last

First

Middle

Date

Date

Age

Number

Number

Pos.

Transcriptions

Comments

Abbott

Clyde

S.

1860

1941

2

12

12

Abbott

Franklin

S.

1812

1882

 

2

12

8

Father

Separate marker with Father

Abbott

Sarah

A.

1825

1887

 

2

12

10

Mother

Separate marker with Mother

Abbott

Sarah

E.

1864

1929

2

12

12

Abbott Family Monument

Plot View

Franklin S. & Sarah A.

2

12

9

 

 

Bacon

Close-up

Alvin

 

 

1/13/1867

63y 7m 10d

2

8

15

 

 

Bacon

Angeline

A.

1832

1925

2

9

13

Bacon

Top

Flag Stand

Calvin

J.

 

10/12/1878

35

1

2

5

Gone But Not Forgotten

US Veteran Flag Stand

Bacon

George

W.

1829

1900

2

9

12

Bacon

Harry

R.

 

 

 

2

11

23

 

Illegible

Bacon

Henry

A.

1855

1944

2

11

26

Bacon

Jessie

E.

1858

1862

2

9

14

Bacon

Johnnie

1883

1900

2

11

24

Bacon

Close-up

Julia

A.

 

3/1/1885

76y 8m 17d

2

8

17

Wife of Alvin Bacon / Gone To Rest

 

Bacon

Marion

J.

1854

1919

2

11

25

Bacon Family Monument

Plot View

Alvin & Julia A.

2

8

16

 

 

Bacon Family Monument

Plot View

 

2

9

11

 

 

Barber

Hannah

4/7/1835

33

2

7

9

In Memory of

Beckley

Clarissa

1815

1892

2

7

15

His Wife

Beckley

Joseph

1864

1962

1

1

1

Beckley

Joseph

1813

1892

2

7

15

Beckley

Lizzie

May

1886

1888

1

1

1

Beckley

Marjory

B

1894

1954

1

1

1

Beckley

Stella

E.

1866

1940

1

1

1

Bell

Separate

Close-up

Plot View

Issac

T.

1822

1893

71y 2m 7d

2

11

31

 

 

Bell

Plot View

Unknown

 

1830

1920

 

2

11

32

Note:  Wife of I.T. Bell

Also on this marker I.T. Bell

Bennedict

Close-up

Frank

A.

1884

1973

 

2

12

13

 

 

Bennedict

Close-up

Melissa

D.

1886

1973

 

2

12

13

 

 

Booth

Harlow

D.

1852

1853

1

4

5

Booth

Harvey

S.

1810

1889

1

4

9

Father

Booth

John

J.

1842

1842

1

4

4

Booth

Sarah

Belle

1860

1884

1

4

6

Booth

Tirzah

S.

1820

1908

1

4

8

Mother

Booth Family Monument

1

4

7

Briggs

Ann

Eliza

10/4/1842

2/11/1890

1

1

4

Mother

Briggs

Baby

 

 

 

 

1

1

5

 

Unmarked Grave / Data obtained from city records

Brooks

Frank

LeRoy

 

 

 

1

6

15

 

Partially Illegible / On Marker with Eveline Churchill

Brooks

Close-up

I.

A.

 

 

 

1

6

18

 

 

Brooks

Unknown

9/7/1852

41y 5m

1

6

16

Broken Marker

Buck

Ester

10/29/1853

26

2

9

9

Wife of W. Buck

Buck

Frank

1850

1905

2

11

30

Buck

Worter

S.

1822

1903

2

9

10

Buckland

Henry

M.

1856

1919

1

2

7

Buckland

Jennie

C.

1853

1937

1

2

7

Burgess

Close-up

John

H.

 

4/4/1866

33

1

6

22

U.S. Soldier 13 Mich. Inf.

 

Burgess

Mary

 

 

7/2/1867

 

1

6

23

 

Partially Illegible

Cahill

Caroline

2

10

11

Illegible

Cahill

Cornelia

2

10

12

Illegible

Cahill

Daniel

1812

1888

2

10

13

Our Father

Cahill

Back

Nellie

C.

 

5/29/1866

22

1

6

19

 

 

Cahill

Top

Sarah

A.

1820

1903

 

2

10

16

Our Mother

 

Cahill

Sarah

2

10

15

Cahill Family Monument

Plot View

 

2

10

14

 

 

Carlton

Close-up

Ira

 

 

7/9/1888

87y 9m 17d

1

3

1

At Rest

Data on monument and has a separate marker

Carlton

Close-up

Polley

 

 

7/5/1886

81y 10m 8d

1

3

4

At Rest / Wife of Ira Carlton

Data on monument and has a separate marker

Carlton Family Monument

 

1

3

3

At Rest

Data on monument and has a separate marker

Carpenter

Ida

F.

 

2/11/1858

1y 9m 6d

1

6

21

Dau. of E. M.L. Carpenter

 

Carpenter

Infant

 

 

4/12/1858

2m 7d

1

6

20

An Infant / Son of E.  M.L. Carpenter

Partially Illegible

Casteel

Cora

1876

1953

1

4

26

Casteel

Ernest

L.

1904

1952

1

2

13

Casteel

Josephine

1905

1972

1

2

13

Casteel

William

C.

1875

1958

1

4

26

Chubb

Caroline

5/2/1817

2/16/1867

2

7

29

Mother

Chubb

Louise

8/5/1841

12-13-1867

2

7

27

Chubb

Miles

5/30/1812

1/25/1897

2

7

28

Father

Chubb

Rosealtha

1/31/1844

4/7/1893

2

7

30

Chubb Family Monument

Plot View

 

2

7

31

 

 

Churchill

Eveline

F.

 

 

 

1

6

15

 

Partially Illegible / On Marker with Frank LeRoy Brooks

Clark

Grace

M.

1913

1984

2

9

15

Clark

Vern

D.

1908

1972

2

9

15

Coddington

J.

8/20/1873

85

2

10

20

Coddington

Maria

 

 

6/14/1872

78

2

10

20

Wife of James Coddington

 

Conklin

Top

Plot View

Elizabeth

 

1820

1901

 

2

12

6

Wife of A.T. Conklin

 

Cooley

Alvira

 

1842

1904

 

1

6

26

Mother / Wife of E.J. Cooley

 

Cooley

Separate

Plot View

Arad

 

 

3/11/1851

61 / 62

2

8

1

 

Has a separate Marker at 8-2

Cooley

Betsey

11/7/1868

80y 7m

2

9

1

Our Mother

Cooley

Close-up

Blanche

 

 

7/10/1879

4

2

8

1

 

 

Cooley

Charles

B.

1854

1909

1

4

20

Cooley

Plot View

Charlotte

 

 

8/17/1874

76

2

8

1

His Wife

 

Cooley

Close-up

 

Chas

W.

 

9/8/1867

5

2

8

1

 

 

Cooley

E.

J.

1834

1913

1

6

28

Father

Cooley

Fred

T.

1869

1953

1

6

29

Cooley

George

B.

1867

1900

1

6

25

Cooley

Harriet (McIntyre)

1861

1919

1

4

19

Cooley

Close-up

Base

Thomas

W.

3/25/1799

2/28/1880

 

2

7

14

 

 

Cooley - McIntyre Family Monument

Plot View

 

1

4

18

 

 

Cooley Family Monument

Plot View

 

1

6

27

 

 

Cooley Family Monument

Corbus

Bird

E.

1891

1988

2

12

18

Mother

Corbus

Howard

D.

1890

1959

2

12

18

Father

Cushman

Chloe

V.

1857

1936

1

5

11

Cutler

Back

Close-up

Separate

Charles

T.

9/6/1846

11/25/1862

16y 2m 19d

1

4

10

Son of Charles & Nancy M. Cutler

 

Cutler

Charles

T.

1868

1934

1

5

9

Cutler

Back

Close-up

Charles

 

 

10/12/1883

72

1

4

11

Charles T. Listed on this marker also

 

Cutler

Chester

R.

1868

1924

1

5

10

Cutler

John

W.

1836

1900

1

5

8

Father

Cutler

Lovina (Cushman)

 

1832

1900

 

1

5

7

Mother / His Wife

 

Cutler

Back

Close-up

Nancy

M.

 

4/20/1890

87

1

4

11

Charles T. Listed on this marker also

 

Cutler Family Monument

Plot View

 

1

5

6

 

 

Dayton

Close-up

Close-up

Charles

M.

4/5/1884

9/10/1961

 

2

12

17

Michigan Pvt Co A 22 Infantry World War I

 

Dayton

Earl

M.

12/1/1926

7/14/1992

 

2

10

24

PFC US Army Korea

 

Deyoung

Jacob

1884

1888

1

2

11

Deyoung

Lena

1882

1890

1

2

12

Dodgson

Charles

1/8/1834

7/28/1916

1

5

1

Father / At Rest

Dodgson

Daniel

2/1/1796

2/18/1837

1

6

8

Dodgson

Delia

E.

8/5/1835

1/5/1892

 

1

5

2

Mother / Wife of Charles Dodgson / At Rest

 

Dodgson

Jane

3/25/1874

74y 4m

1

6

9

Our Mother

Dodgson

Jefferson

S.

 

8/15/1913

46y 11m 16d

1

5

4

Son of C. & D.E. Dodgson

 

Dodgson

Samuel

 

 

1/15/1886

16y 8m 8d

1

5

3

Son of C. & D.E. Dodgson

 

Durkee

Duane

 

 

5/6/1876

 

1

3

9

Son of E. & L.A. Durkee

Partially Illegible

Durkee

Ebenezer

5/10/1875

67

1

3

6

Our Father

Durkee

Harriet

M.

8/22/1838

10/15/1838

 

1

2

8

 

Partially Illegible

Durkee

Henrietta

 

 

 

 

1

2

8

 

Partially Illegible

Durkee

Henry

B.

10/8/1836

4/23/1838

 

1

2

8

 

Partially Illegible

Durkee

Herbert

B.

 

 

 

1

2

8

 

Marker broken and replanted

Durkee

Top

Laura

A.

2/27/1811

9/20/1893

 

1

3

8

Mother / Wife of E. Durkee

 

Durkee Family Monument

1

3

7

Earl

Emugene (Abbott)

1845

1928

2

12

11

Eastland

Separate

Note

Joseph

DeForest

 

3/16/1854

18m

1

6

7

Children of Martha & Joseph Eastland Jr. / Baby Joe

On Monument plus has a separate marker

Eastland

Joseph

Y.

1017/1877

59y 8m 16d

1

2

9

Eastland

Separate

Joseph Jr.

 

 

11/26/1858

41

1

6

3

Father

On Monument plus has a separate marker

Eastland

Separate

Joseph Sr.

 

 

7/3/1856

84

1

6

2

Grandpa

On Monument plus has a separate marker

Eastland

Separate

Note

Mary

Elizabeth

 

4/9/1858

3

1

6

4

Children of Martha & Joseph Eastland Jr.

On Monument plus has a separate marker

Eastland

Narcassa

E.

1824

1906

1

2

10

Mother

Eastland

Separate

Sarah

 

 

11/30/1837

20

1

6

1

 

On Monument plus has a separate marker

Eastland

Separate

Note

Wallace

Jerome

 

4/1/1854

4

1

6

5

Children of Martha & Joseph Eastland Jr.

On Monument plus has a separate marker

Eastland Family Monument

Close-up

 

1

6

6

 

 

Floyd

Alonzo

C.

1891

1981

2

11

24

Floyd

Grace

L.

1899

1973

2

11

24

Fogleson

Naida

B.

1/29/1891

12/20/1981

 

1

2

6

The Lord is my shepherd

 

Gage

Juliette

 

 

1852

 

2

10

1

Wife of Luther H. Gage

 

Gage

Luther

H.

8/7/1851

25

2

10

2

Gage

Sara

 

 

9/6/1848

46y 6m 22d

2

10

4

Wife of Isaac Gage

 

Galerno

Top

Edith

 

3/1/1881

12/30/1890

 

2

7

34

Dau. of W.J. & Sarah Galerno

 

Galerno

Top

Fred

 

4/5/1891

9/26/1891

 

2

7

35

Son of W.J. & Sarah Galerno

 

Harper

Deborah

1956

2005

2

8

20

Mother

Harper

Glenn

E.

3/24/1923

12/6/1970

 

2

8

21

Michigan CPL 39 Photo Recon Sq World War II

 

Harper

Plot View

Grace

B.

8/20/1934

1/11/2001

 

2

9

17

Beloved Wife and Mother

 

Harper

Harlan

1975

2

8

20

Son

Harris

Close-up

Mary

L.

 

8/8/1855

23y 8m 28d

1

3

2

At Rest / Wife of B.B. Harris

Data on monument and has a separate marker

Harrison

Gladys

M.

1904

2

8

19

Harrison

Kenneth

A.

1906

2

8

19

Hassing

Kathleen

 

12/18/1947

1/12/2003

 

2

12

19

Born Redeemed / I know whom I have believed and am persuaded that he is able to keep that which I have committed unto him against that day.  II TIM 1 12

 

Hassing

Robert

A.

4/10/1944

 

 

2

12

19

Born Redeemed / I know whom I have believed and am persuaded that he is able to keep that which I have committed unto him against that day.  II TIM 1 12

 

Henderson

Flag Stand

Adelbert

 

1841

1912

 

1

5

21

Father and Mother

Grand Army Of The Republic 61-65 Flag Stand

Henderson

Alpheus

6/4/1862

60y 2m

1

5

18

At Rest

Henderson

Amanda

 

 

2/17/1868

29y 6d

1

5

20

Dau. Of A. & E. Henderson

 

Henderson

Anna

L.

1841

1931

 

1

5

21

Father and Mother

 

Henderson

Eliza

 

 

10/25/1882

76y 11m

1

5

19

Wife of Alpheus Henderson

 

Hewitt

Carroline

7/10/1845

26

2

10

3

Wife of ? Hewett

Howard

Albion

1806

1876

2

11

3

Howard

Amanda

M.

1/26/1842

5/14/1926

2

11

9

Howard

Belvia

1813

1911

2

11

1

Howard

Catherine

E.

6/8/1810

12/25/1890

 

2

11

7

Wife of Stephen Howard

 

Howard

Emily

 

1832

6/13/1935

 

2

11

4

 

 

Howard

John

Jay

8/24/1839

39y 10m 3d

2

11

5

Howard

Lydia

1803

1890

2

11

2

Howard

Stephen

1/1/1808

11/30/1893

2

11

8

Father

Howard Family Monument

2

11

6

Huffstutter

Jamie

2

11

10

Base Only

Ingersol

Patience

K.

 

 

 

1

2

4

Wife of SA Ingersol

Partially Illegible

Ingersol

Top

Polly

 

 

3/1840

24

1

2

1

Mother

 

Ingersol

Samuel

4/29/1814

5/16/1892

1

2

2

Father

Ingersol

Top

Sarah

A.

9/18/1821

7/24/1885

 

1

2

3

Mother

 

Johnson

Carl

R.

1893

1966

2

7

32

Kilgore

Close-up

Catherine

 

 

12/3/1882

63y 2m 24d

2

8

12

 

 

Kilgore

Dorothy

Marie

9/22/1912

10/3/1912

 

1

4

22

Inf't Dau of M.F. & M.H. Kilgore

 

Kilgore

Back

Monument Co.

Frankie

Thomas

 

1/18/1885

5y 20d

1

5

27

Our Darling Baby / Son of J.E. & M.L. Kilgore / He Shall Gather the Lambs With His Arms and Carry Them In His Bosom

Made by American White Bronze Co; Chicago, Ill.

Kilgore

George

E.

1848

1918

2

8

13

Father

Kilgore

Jessie

Gertrude

1872

1953

1

5

24

Kilgore

John

J

1881

1920

2

8

10

Son

Kilgore

Close-up

John

 

 

3/24/1874

64y 11m 23d

2

8

11

 

 

Kilgore

Joseph

E

1877

1931

1

5

23

Kilgore

Joseph

E

1839

1899

1

5

26

Kilgore

Margaret (McKay)

L.

1849

1935

1

5

22

Kilgore

Marie

H.

1891

1956

1

4

23

Kilgore

Melvin

F.

1888

1946

1

4

24

Kilgore

Rose

J.

1858

1943

2

8

14

Mother

Kilgore Family Monument

Plot View

 

1

5

25

Death Unites

 

Kilgore Family Monument

2

8

9

Kinne

Allie

1870

1883

2

10

9

Kinne

Back

Allison

 

1803

1873

 

2

10

6

 

 

Kinne

Almedia

1850

1909

2

10

8

Kinne

Henry

A.

 

1847

 

2

10

5

Son of Allison & Lydia Kinne

 

Kinne

Henry

A.

1849

1933

2

10

7

Kinne

Jennie

V.

1872

1965

2

10

10

Kinne

Lydia

1812

1890

2

10

6

Lathrop

Algimeda

E.