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Packard, Claude M .......Lot 15, sec 6, buried 4 April 1944, 53 years, died 2 April 1944 ....Note: papers of Geneva Smith has this burial on Lot 583.

Packard, Edwin Glenn....Plot 15, Sec 6, Grave 6, buried 16 March 1990, lived in Burr Oak, single, 71 years, died 13 March 1990

Packard, Rosella....Lot 15, Sec 6, Grave 7, buried 12 November 1975, died at home in Burr Oak twp, widow, 81 years, died 9 November 1975

Packer, Andrew....Lot 18, Sec 3, born 1834, died 1889

Packer, Georgiana....Lot 18, Sec 3, buried 4 September 1936, lived in Coldwater, born 1849, 87 years, died 2 September 1936

Packer, Henry.......Lot 154, born 1789 in New Jersey, 76 years, died 1876....Note: Geneva Smith gave the lot number and place of birth. She also gives the year of birth as 1799.

Packer, Henry Jr.....died 24 January 1895

Packer, Lecta....Lot 18, Sec 3, born 1883, died 1890

Packer, Lu Gene......Lot 18, Sec 3, born 1877, died 1911......Note: from the papers of Geneva Smith who states this was Eva Hackman's first husband.

Packer, Madeline...Lot 18, Sec 3, buried 18 January 1961, lived in Sturgis, 51 years, died 14 January 1961

Packer, Mary Ann (Vedder).....Lot 154, born 1806 in New Jersey, 73 years, died 28 February 1879

Palmer, Gladys V...Row 3, Sec 8, Grave 8, buried 26 March 1986, married, 64 years, died 22 March 1986

Palmer, Jeffrey L...Row 46, Sec 7, Grave 6, buried 27 December 1990, died in Sturgis, married, 33 years, died 22 December 1990, gunshot wound to chest

Parham, Aaron...Lot 432, Sec 1, buried 26 September 1906, no other information

Parham, Evaline...Lot 432, Sec 1, buried 22 December 1942, died in Burr Oak, widow, 88 years, died 20 December 1941

Parker, Clara......Lot 84, born 1816, died 1887.......Note: entire entry from the Geneva Smith papers, not in the cemetery book.

Parker, Hiram......Lot 84, born 1808, died 1889......Note: entire entry from the Geneva Smith papers, not in the cemetery book.

Parks, Alice Akey...Lot 65, Sec 3, born 1857, died 1902

Parsons, C. D. Dr.....Lot 82, Sec 3, born 1855, died 1903

Parsons, Carrie....Lot 109, Sec 2, born 1845, died 1873... nearest relative is F F Parsons, 8826 Aberdeen St, Chicago, Ill.

Parsons, Chauncy D.Dr,...Lot 82, born 1816, died 1863....Note: Lot number from the papers of Geneva Smith. Geneva also has his middle inital as S.

Parsons, Chauncy......Lot 82, Sec 3, born 1885, died 1887

Parsons, Esther...Lot 109, Sec 2, born 1820, died 1870.....name at top of page is Dr Fayette Parsons Note: death year from the papers of Geneva Smith.

Parsons, H A.... Lot 109, Sec 2, no more information

Parsons, Henry.....Lot 82, Sec 3, born 1830, died 1854

Parsons, May.... Lot 109, Sec 2, born 1871, died 1888

Parsons, Pamelia (Byrns)....Lot 83, born 1816, died 1853....Note: entire entry from the papers of Geneva Smith. She says that Pamelia is the daughter of Patrick and Sophia.

Parsons, Pamelia.....Lot 82, Sec 3, born 1830, died 1881

Parsons, Susy (Fleming)....Lot 109, Sec 2, born 1851, died 1899....Note: surname Flemming from the papers of Geneva Smith. Geneva says that Susy was the wife of D.F. Parsons.

Paslut, Chester C...Row 4, Sec 8, Grave 7, buried 16 October 1993, lived in Colon, married, 64 years, died 14 October 1993

Passohl, Agusta.....Lot 29, Sec 3, born 1870, died 1871.....Note: papers of Geneva Smith has the first name spelled Augusta. Surname spelled Passahl

Passohl, Baby.....Lot 29, no dates

Passohl, D.S.M......Lot 29, born 1812, died 1869, name at top of page is Henry J Passohf

Passohl, Eda....Lot 236, Sec 4, buried 4 May 1937, lived in Burr Oak, born 1858, 79 years, died 2 May 1937....Note: surname is spelled Passahl in the papers of Geneva Smith.

Passohl, Frederick.....Lot 189, Sec 2, born 1821, died 1909.......Note: Geneva Smith has this surname spelled Passahl.

Passohl, Henry J......Lot 236, Sec 4, buried 26 February 1939, lived in Burr Oak, born 1859, 79 years, died 24 February 1939.....Note: papers from Geneva Smith give the birth year as 1860.

Passohl, John...Lot 29, Sec 3, born 1824, died 1908.....Note: dates from the papers of Geneva Smith.

Passohl, Mary......Lot 29, Sec 3, born 1825, died 1908

Passohl, Sophie.....Lot 189, Sec 2, born 1822, died 1876......Note: Geneva Smith has this surname spelled Passahl.

Patrick, Amanda....Row 42, Sec 7, Grave 1, buried 18 December 1981, lived in Burr Oak, married, 71 years, died 15 December 1981

Patrick, Charles......born 1873, died 1911

Patrick, George... Lot 422, Sec 1, born 1852, died 1921

Patrick, Ida E...Lot 422, Sec 1, buried 10 October 1940, lived in Burr Oak, widow, born 25 July 1859, 81 yrs 2 mos 13 days, occupation as a domestic, born Rockford, Illinois, daughter of James B Davidson, born Illinois, mother Amanda Davidson, born Illinois, died 8 October 1940

Patrick, Josephine....born 1843, died 1924

Patrick, Juanita .....Lot 492A, Sec 5, buried 31 March 1959, lived in Sturgis, 69 years, died 29 March 1959

Patrick, Margaret.....Lot 170, Sec 2, born 1810, 90 years, died 1900

Patrick, Nellie....Lot 170, Sec 2, born 1866, died 1899

Patrick, Richard J.....Lot 422, Sec 1, buried 2 November 1943, lived in Burr Oak, 60 years, died 30 October 1943

Patrick, Richard W.....Lot 170, Sec 2, born 1813, died 1892 Note: taken from his obituary in the Burr Oak Acorn, week following his death, the following information. He was born 28 April 1813 in Walton, Delaware Co, New York and died at Burr Oak township, 30 January 1892. He was left practically alone at the age of 7 years. At age 18 he shipped out in a whaling vessel for 14 years in the South Indian Ocean. In October 1854, he married with Margaret Pine of Walton, New York, where they lived until 1858. Then they moved to Buchanan, Michigan and in 1859, they removed to Burr Oak. He is survived by two sons, George and William, both of Burr Oak and one daughter, Mrs Anna Drake of Detroit

Patrick, Sarah....Lot 170, born 1808, died 1887......Note: entire entry from the papers of Geneva Smith.

Patrick, Shelley...Row 42, Sec 7, Grave 6, buried 3 March 1993, male, 78 years, died 28 February 1993

Patrick, Walter G... Lot 422, Sec 1, Grave 8, buried 6 November 1975, lived in Bronson, 86 year, died 5 November 1975

Patrick, William.......Lot 170, Sec 2, born 1836, died 1917

Patrick, William.....Lot 170, born 1848, died 1925

Patrick, William G....buried 12 October 1967, died in Burr Oak twp, 48 years, died 9 October 1967

Patterson, Homer ....Lot 551, Sec 5, Grave 1, buried 5 January 1970, lived in Burr Oak, married, 65 yrs, born Ohio, died 1 January 1970

Pease, Baby.....Lot 101, infant child of Mary (Fry) Pease.....Note: entire entry from the papers of Geneva Smith, not in the cemetery book.

Pease, Daniel.....Lot 101, Sec 2, 68 years, born 1814, died 1882.....Note: birth year from the papers of Geneva Smith and she also states that Daniel was a minister.

Pease, Eliza....Lot 101, 65 years, born 1820, died 1885....Note: papers of Geneva Smith give the lot number, birth year, says that Eliza was the daughter of Mrs Brown, who is also buried here.

Pease, Frank.....Lot 20, Sec 3, born 1856, died 1917

Pease, Jane......Lot 101, born 1862 in New York, died 1883....Note: entire entry from the papers of Geneva Smith, not in the cemetery book.

Pease, Dr John W.....Lot 101, VET, born 1850, died 1895, Co D, 11th Michigan Infantry......Note: Lot number from the papers of Geneva Smith.

Pendleton, Dora.....Lot 5, Sec 3, born 1861, died 1865

Pendleton, Lewella Lois....Lot 5, Sec 3, buried 19 March 1945, lived in Burr Oak, 80yr 9m 20dys, born 1864/5, died 16 March 1945....Note: birth year from the papers of Geneva Smith.

Pendleton, Sarah.....Lot 5, Sec 3, born 1841, died 1923

Pendzich, Agnes C......Row 2, Sec 9, Grave 1, buried 15 June 1987, lived in Burr Oak, 71 years, died 13 June 1987

Pennell, Harry....Lot 553, Sec 5

Pennell, Oliver B....Lot 553, Sec 5

Pepper, Andrew....VET, Lot 134, Sec 2, born 1840, died 1921, Civil War, Co A, 11th Michigan Cavalry

Pepper, James.....VET, Lot 134, Sec 2, born 1813, 65 years, died 1878, Civil War, Co K, 7th Michigan Infantry

Pepper, Lovinia (Hackett).....Lot 134, Sec 2, born 1850, died 1929...... Note: compiler's notes. Lovinia was the daughter of Arristides Polititus

Pepper, Wallace.....Lot 134, Sec 2, born 1872, died 1873.....Note: Geneva Smith has the birth year as 1873.

Perrin, Mary Rosa..... born 1852, died 1874 ...buried in Tobey Cemetery

Perry, Don.....Lot 9, Sec 6, born 1889, died 13 Februrary 1954.....Note: dates from the papers of Geneva Smith.

Perry, Frank......Lot 445, Sec 1, born 1856, died 1919

Perry, Glenn L....Row 38, Sec 7, Grave 11, buried 21 June 1978, lived in Burr Oak, married, 66 years, died 19 June 1978

Perry, Keith Eugene...Row 16, Sec 7, Grave 7, buried 15 June 1974, lived in Ionia, Michigan, married, 55 years, died 12 June 1974

Perry, Leona M....Lot 9, Sec 6, buried 7 December 1964, died in Three Rivers, widow, 73 years, died 4 December 1964

Perry, Myrtie...Lot 12, Sec 7, buried 28 July 1964, lived in Burr Oak, widow, 78 years, died 25 July 1964

Perry, Neal F...Row 12, Sec 7, Grave 11, buried 13 December 1975, lived in Burr Oak, married, 53 years, died 11 December 1975

Perry, Ray......Lot 12, Sec 7, buried 7 February 1957, lived in Burr Oak, married, 71 years, died 4 February 1957

Perry, Robert Ray...Lot 12, Sec 7, buried 12 August 1952, died in LaGrange , Indiana, stillborn 10 August 1952

Perry, Ronald....buried 16 February 1954, lived in Burr Oak, married, 65 years, farmer, died 13 February 1954

Pettis, Bertha M...Plot 55, Sec 3, Grave 1, buried 26 July 1979, lived at Froh Nursing Home, widow, 98 years, died 23 July 1979

Pfenning, Daniel......Lot B21, Sec 3, buried 1 March 1934, died in Burr Oak twp, 74 years, died 28 February 1934

Pfenning, Elizabeth...Lot B21, Sec 3, buried 29 August 1940, lived in Burr Oak, widow, 78 years, died 27 August 1940

Phelps, Jennie...Lot 169, Sec 2, buried 29 September 1941, died in Fawn River twp, born 1880, 61 years, died 26 September 1941

Phillips, Grace....Lot 165, Sec 2, born 1877, died 1878

Pierucki, Annis John...Lot B16, Sec 3, buried 10 October 1939, lived in Bethel twp, baby 4 months, died 8 October 1939

Pierucki, John...Plot B16, Sec 3, Grave 8, buried 21 January 1994, lived in Burr Oak, married, died 17 January 1994

Pinney, Byard J...Lot 9, Sec 7, Grave 1, buried 27 May 1967, lived in Sturgis, married, 81 years, died 24 May 1967

Pinney, Edith.....Row 9, Sec 7, Grave 4, buried 21 March 1983, died in Kalamazoo, 83 years, died 18 March 1983

Pinney, Isobel......Lot 93, Sec 3, born 1857, died 1930.....Note: papers of Geneva Smith spelling of first name is Isabel.

Pinney, Hiram....Lot 93, Sec 3

Pinney, Mildred...Row 40, Sec 7, Grave 4, buried 19 June 1981, lived at 411 Center Avenue, Sturgis, died 15 June 1981 at Bay Side Hospital, Virginia Beach, Virginia while visiting at her brother's home. She was born in Michigan City, Ind, May 29, 1921, a daughter of Albert and Ida (Bucholtz ) Meska, and had lived in Sturgis since 1945, coming from Three Rivers. She married John F Pinney on September 29, 1940 in Michigan City, Indiana. She worked in the Sturgis High School cafeteria nine years. She was raised in the Lutheran faith. Surviving are her husband, two sons, Jeffy Pinney, Centreville, and Steven Pinney, Ann Arbor; two grandchildren, Jennifer and Mark Pinney, Centreville; her stepmother, Mrs Myrtle Meska, Dowagiac; three sisters, Mrs Harry (Dorothy) Beach, Dowagiac; Mrs Donald (Margaret) Morgenstern, Roscommon; and Laura Meska, Battle Creek; a brother, Donald Meska, Virginia Beach; several nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her parents, and a brother, Melvin Meska, in March of 1980.

Plant, Adda...Lot 210, Sec 1, born 1857, died 1882

Plant, Agusta M.....Lot 230, Sec 1, born 1838, died 1889

Plant, Alice....Lot 168, Sec 2, born 1823, died 1892

Plant, Althea....Lot 466, Sec 4, buried 23 May 1968, lived in Coldwater, widow, 70 years, died 21 May 1968

Plant, Christine A......Lot 466, Sec 4, buried 23 May 1962, lived in Coldwater, 7 years old, died 21 May 1962, skull fracture

Plant, Diana.....Lot 210, Sec 1, born 1869, died 1872

Plant, Edwin......VET, Lot 313, R, born 1845, died 1902, Civil War, 11th Michigan Infantry

Plant, Effie...Lot 230, Sec 1, buried 6 December 1940, lived in Burr Oak twp, widow, born 28 January 1866, 74 yr 10 mos 6 da, worked as a domestic, born in Michigan, daughter of Achilles Thurston, born in Michigan and Ellen Matherson, born in New York, died 4 December 1940

Plant, Fannie.....Lot 210, Sec 1, born 1862, died 1882

Plant, Francis....Lot 313, R, born 1843, died 1911

Plant, Harrison....Lot 210, Sec 1, born 1820, died 1883.....Note: entire entry in the papers of Geneva Smith, not in the cemetery book.

Plant, Harrison....Lot 210, Sec 1, buried 27 May 1962, lived in Coldwater, married, 69 years, died 24 May 1962

Plant, Harrison Dale.... Lot 466, Sec 4, buried 9 November 1984, lived in Coldwater, married, 61 years, died 6 November 1984

Plant, Ira...Lot 230, Sec 1, buried 21 July 1925, lived in Burr Oak, born 1848, 77 years, died 19 July 1925

Plant, John...Lot 210, Sec 1, born 1854, died 1855

Plant, Maria.....Lot 256, Sec 4, born 1847, died 1925

Plant, Martha.....Plot 466, Sec 4, Grave 6, buried 28 June 1986, 58 years, died 26 June 1986

Plant, Mary.....Lot 210, Sec 1, born 1846, died 1857

Plant, Morgan....Lot 168, Sec 2, born 1825, died 1897

Plant, "Mother"....Lot 210, Sec 1, born 1826, died 1911, nearest living relative, F.H. Plant, New Port, California

Plant, Robert........Lot 466, Sec 4, born 1919, died 1920

Plant, William.....Lot 256, Sec 4, born 1850, died 1897

Pokorny, James A.....Sec 7, Row 25, Grave 14, died 14 July 1997, 59 years old

Pokorny, John J...Row 25, Sec 7, Grave 12, buried 13 April 1972, lived in Noble twp, Branch co, married, 59 years, died 11 April 1972

Pooler, Rev George E.....Lot 448, Sec 1, born 1864, died 1926, nearest living relative, Mrs G.E. Pooler, 1520 Pallistar, Dept 21, Detroit is address at bottom of page......Note: name of George from the papers of Geneva Smith.

Pooler, Mable.....Lot 448, Sec 1, born 1892, died 1912

Pooler, Maxine.......Lot 448, Sec 1, born 1899, died 1903

Porter, Albert H....Lot 219, Sec 4, born 1853, died 27 April 1931 in Adrian, Michigan......Note: entire entry from papers of Geneva Smith, not in the cemetery book.

Porter, Aldeara...Lot 219, Sec 4, buried 18 January 1935, lived in Detroit, 70 years, died 17 January 1935.....Note: papers of Geneva Smith have this first name spelled Aldassa

Porter, Flora.....Lot 512, born 1866, died 1921.....Note: entire entry comes from the papers of Geneva Smith, not in the cemetery book.

Porter, Grace........Lot 219, Sec 4, born 1884, died 1889

Porter, Jonathan Jacob......Sec 10, Row 40, Grave 15, died 9 June 1997, 21 years old

Porter, Ida M....Lot 259, Sec 4, buried 27 April 1942, lived in Burr Oak, widow, born 1 December 1858, 83 years, died 25 April 1942

Porter, Ione.....Lot 512, Sec 5, born 1892, died 1920

Porter, John H......Lot 3, Sec 3, 57 years, born 1857 in New Hampshire, died 1922......Note: cemetery books have this man 57 years at time of death in 1922. Geneva Smith papers have his birth year as 1857, which would make him 65 years old at the time of his death. She also gives his place of birth. Compiler cannot state which is correct and not.

Porter, John H.....Lot 219, Sec 4, buried 30 April 1931, born 1853, died 27 April 1931

Porter, Lorentus Barnabus.....Lot 259, Sec 4, buried 26 October 1937, lived in Burr Oak, married, born 23 September 1848, 89 years, farmer, born in Burr Oak, son of Barnabus Porter and Mary Dickerson, died 24 October 1937, apoplexy......Note: middle name from the papers of Geneva Smith.

Porter, Lorenzo Dow...VET, Lot 112, Sec 2, lived in Charlevoix, married, born 26 November 1843 in Burr Oak twp, 64 years, son of Barnabus Porter, born New York, mother, ???? but born in New York, died 4 July 1908, strangulation......Note: from the papers of Geneva Smith comes the surname Dow. Also that Lorenzo (1) married 1857 to ?? Lovejoy; (2) married 1868 to Adelia Graham.

Porter, Mary (Ward) (Dickerson).....Lot 3, Sec 3, born 18 September 1811, 61 years, died 14 June 1873......Note: Ward and Dickerson surnames from the papers of Geneva Smith. She also has this burial on Lot 112.

Porter, Priscilla......Lot 3, Sec 3, born 1857, died 1918

Potter, Lorenzo D........VET, U.S. Navy

Powell, Eula Mae...Row 43, Sec 7, Grave 10, buried 1 December 1991, died in Sturgis, widow, 79 years, died 28 Novrmber 1991

Powell, Herman B...Row 43, Sec 7, Grave 9, buried 10 July 1990, lived in Berrien Springs, Berrien Co, married, 87 years, died 7 July 1990

Powell, Richard L...Row 3, Sec 9, Grave 38, buried 11 August 1993, lived in Colon twp, single, 65 years, died 7 August 1993

Powell, Virgil E...buried 8 December 1995, lived in Marcellus, 36 years, died 4 December 1995

Powers, Cassius M...Lot 416, Sec 1, buried 2 September 1964, lived in Fawn River twp, widower, 87 years, died 31 August 1964

Powers, Charles E...VET, Lot 35, Sec 3, born 1838, died 1889, Civil War, Co A, 11th Michigan Infantry

Powers, Charles Fred....Lot 270, Sec 4, buried 12 April 1935, died in Three Rivers, 31 years, born 1904, died 10 April 1935......Note: year of birth from the papers of Geneva Smith.

Powers, Dale......Lot 416 Sec 1

Powers, Eddie...Lot 209, Sec 1, born 1863, died 1866

Powers, Edith.......Lot 209, Sec 1, born 1875, died 1881

Powers, Elizabeth (Fish).....Lot 35, Sec 3, born 1838, died 1902.....Note: Fish surname from the papers of Geneva Smith.

Powers, Gale... born 1899, died 1899, under Gale Powers name in ( ) says Miller Girl Bob & Doris's baby, buried 9 June 1950, died 9 June 1950 dates in pen, same handwriting as "Miller Girl"

Powers, Harriet...Lot 209, Sec 1, born 1842, died 1880

Powers, Horace H....VET, Lot 144, Sec 2, born 1834, died 24 October 1873, Civil War, Co G, 3rd Michigan Infantry.....Note: first name Horace from the papers of Geneva Smith.

Powers, Jesse...no more information

Powers, John........Lot 35, Sec 3, no dates.

Powers, Lella F........Lot 416, Sec 1,buried 22 June 1949, lived in Burr Oak, 71 years, died 19 June 1949

Powers, Loran.....Lot 209, Sec 1, born 1831, died 1910...Note: first name spelled Loren in the papers of Geneva Smith.

Powers, Williston........Lot 35, Sec 3, no dates.

Powers, Zella F (Teft).......Lot 416, born 1989, died 19 June 1949.....Note: entire entry from the papers of Geneva Smith.

Prentice, George .....Lot 520, Sec 5, buried 16 March 1941, lived in Burr Oak, married, born 10 November 1858, 82 yrs 4 mo 4 days, born in Michigan, son of Cutis Prentice, born New York, and Emily Andrews, born Ohio, died 14 March 1941

Prentice, Martha Start....Lot 520, Sec 5, buried 27 December 1945, lived in Burr Oak, 77 years, born 1866, died 24 December 1945.....Note: birth year from the papers of Geneva Smith.

Presdorf, Lucy....Lot 7, Sec 6, buried 23 March 1942, lived in LaGrange, Indiana, married, 64 years, born 1878, died 29 March 1942......Note: death year from the papers of Geneva Smith. She has this burial on Lot 575.

Presdorf, Noah....Lot 7, Sec 6, buried 29 August 1966, lived in Indiana, married, 83 years, 27 August 1966

Prouty, Amelia.....Lot 141, Sec 2, born 1815, died 1874

Prouty, James L.....Lot 141, Sec 2, born 1811, died 1881

Pugh, Annie...Row 1, Sec 9, Grave 5, buried 17 August 1987, lived in Sturgis, married, 59 years, died 13 August 1987

Pugh, Edward Anthony...baby, died in Sturgis, 2 mos old. died 5 January 1963, advanced malnutrition

Pugh, Wilmer...Row 1, Sec 9, Grave 6, buried 2 April 1990, lived in Colon, widower, 71 years, died 29 March 1990

Pyle, Jane D....died 29 December 1891, extracted from Burr Oak deaths annual printed in the Burr Oak, January 1892

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Radabaugh, Herbert Sr...Row 2, Sec 7, Grave 11, buried 11 March 1992, died in Portage, widower, died 9 March 1992

Radabaugh, Irene L...Row 2, Sec 7, Grave 12, buried 20 November 1976, lived at 202 S Clay, Sturgis, married, 80 years, died 18 November 1976

Rahn, Anna....died 28 September 1891, extracted from Burr Oak deaths annual printed in the Burr Oak, January 1892

Rahn, Albert L...Lot 188, Sec 2, buried 21 May 1953, died in Sturgis, born 1890, 63 years, died 18 May 1953

Rahn, Herman J...Lot 100, Sec 2, buried 20 June 1944, lived in Sturgis, 79 years, born 1865, died 18 June 1944......Note: birth year from the papers of Geneva Smith.

Rambadt, Brenda........"Mother", Row 36, Sec 7, died 24 January 1984, mother of Misty Jo

Rambadt, Misty Jo...Row 36, Sec 7, Lot 9, buried 30 January 1984, lived in Sacramento, California, 2 1/2 years

Ramer, Baby Girl...Baby Haven, Row 1, Grave 21, buried 23 October 1992, parents Kandi and Andy Ramer, stillborn 20 October 1992

Ramer, Taylor Dean...Row 1, Grave 20, Baby Haven, buried 20 June 1990, newborn, died June 18 1990, son of Andy Ramer and Kandi Kane

Rasbaugh, Clayton...Lot 340, Rear, buried 6 March 1959, died in Centreville, married, 79 years, died 3 March 1959

Rasbaugh, Ida...Lot 340, Sec Rear, buried 10 August 1963, lived in Burr Oak, widow, 77 years, died 7 August 1963

Raykovitz, Karlene J.....Sec 9, Row 4, Grave 19, died 2 March 1997, 35 years old

Raynor, Jerusha....Lot 103, Sec 2, born 1823, died 1891

Ream, Catherine....Lot 216, Sec 4, born 1814, died 1897

Ream, Emanuel...Lot 216, Sec 4, buried 21 October 1922, lived in Burr Oak, 64 years, born 1858, died 19 October 1922......Note: papers of Geneva Smith give us the birth year.

Ream, Fannie......Lot 216, Sec 4, born 1848, died 1888

Ream, Lewis.......Lot 216, Sec 4, born 1816, died 1901

Ream, Louise......Lot 216, Sec 4, no dates

Ream, Lucy....Lot 216, Sec 4, buried 25 October 1929, lived in Burr Oak, 79 years, born 1850, died 22 October 1929...Note: papers of Geneva Smith give us the birth year.

Ream, Oliver.....Lot 216, Sec 4, born 1850 died 1860......Note: Geneva Smith has the name on this Olive which would change the gender of the person buried in this grave.

Reaper, Hiram Jr....Row 1, Sec 9, Grave 10, no burial date, lived in Chicago, Illinois, single, 38 years, died 23 March 1983

Reaper, Timothy R....Lot 14, Baby Haven, buried 28 Sep 1977, stillborn 25 September 1977, son of Larry Reaper and Dixie (Krontz) Reaper

Reed, Baby....In grave with Thomas Jefferson Reed who died 20 February 1945. No information on the baby. Note: Compiler of these records would suggest this is the child of Thomas Jefferson Reed and Margaret Althea Hermance, the twin of Maxine Virginia, Marcia Valencia, born 29 February 1916, died 1917

Reed, Cassius Charles...Lot 138, Sec 2, born 29 November 1867, 10 years, died 12 March 1876, son of Charles Wolverton Reed and Ellen Orisa (Hackett) Reed, born Michigan, father born Rush Twp, Northumberland Co, Pennsylvania......Note: days and months of the birth and death dates from the personal family file of this compiler.

Reed, Charity (Newell).....Lot 138, Sec 2, born 9 July 1834 at Butler, Wayne County, New York, 70 years, died 9 November 1904, wife of Thomas Jefferson Reed....Note: death and birth days and months from the papers of Geneva Smith. Geneva says Charity died at her sister's home, Mrs Harriet Thurston, south east of Sturgis.

Reed, Charles Kenneth...VET, Lot 27, Sec 7, Grave 9, buried 15 May 1968, 59 years, of 638 Elm Street, Colon, died Sunday, 12 May 1968 in Sturgis Memorial Hospital after suffering an apparent heart attack. He was born Burr Oak Township, a son of Thomas Jefferson Reed and Margaret Althea (Hermance) Reed and had resided in the Burr Oak and Colon areas all of his life. Both parents were born in St Joseph County, Michigan. He was graduated from Burr Oak High School in 1925. He was first married to Georgia Deal and she died 3 June 1949. Mr Reed served in the United States Navy in Iwo Jima during World War II. On 29 May 1954, he married Mariet Murphy Robbins at LaGrange, Indiana. He was a member of the Methodist Church in Colon, the Masonic Lodge, F&Am; the Ancient Accepted Scottish Rite, DeWitt Clinton Consistory of Grand Rapids and the Snyder-Lewis-Welty Post 454 of the American Legion. He was employed by R&I Materials in Howe, Indiana. In addition to his wife, he is survived by two daughters, Deborah and Annie Marie, both at home; two step-daughters, Mrs Joseph (Carla) Bogucki, of Burr Oak and Mrs Darwin (Mary) Wooddman of Colon; nine grandchildren; his mother, who resides in Burr Oak; three sisters, Mrs Marian Rudd of Battle Creek, Mrs Gerald G (Maxine) Foster of Burr Oak and Mrs Robert (Margaret) Baad of Colon; and four brothers, Clayton of Sturgis, William Ira, Robert Nathaniel and Theron John, all of Burr Oak.

Reed , Charles Wolverton...Lot 138, Sec 2, born 27 November 1832, 50 years, died 8 July 1883, son of Casper Reed and Mary (Wolverton) Reed, born in Rush twp, Northumberland Co, Pennsylvania...Note: birthdate and month and day of death date from the family papers of this compiler. Charles Wolverton Reed was my mother's paternal grandfather.

Reed, Clayton Jay...Row 2, Sec 7, Grave 1, buried 9 August 1988, 86 years, of Villa De Palma retirement home, Placenta, California, formerly of Burr Oak, died 5 August 1988 at Brea Community Hospital. He was born 9 August 1901 in Sturgis to Thomas Jefferson Reed and Margaret Althea (Hermance) Reed of Burr Oak. He was a resident of Burr Oak and Sturgis most of his life before moving to California. He was a graduate of Burr Oak High School, class of 1921. He attended International Business College of Fort Wayne and Metropolitan Business College of Chicago. On 20 June 1928 he married Mabel Klesert in Caledonia, Michigan. She died 30 January 1985. In 1966, he retired from Kirsch where he worked in accounting. He was a member of the Burr Oak United Methodist Church, a past master of Burr Oak Masonic Eagle Lodge 124, a past commander of Columbia Commandry 18 Knights Templar, a charter member of the Sturgis Kiwanis Club, a member of the St Joseph County Farm Bureau and a Managing Board Member of American Accounting Association of Chicago. He is survived by two daughters, Mrs Charles (Marilyn Jean) Warner of Anaheim, California, and Mrs Gene (Elizabeth Jane) Robinson of El Toro, California; three grandchildren; one brother, Robert Reed of Burr Oak; two sisters, Mrs Gerald G (Maxine) Foster of Burr Oak and Mrs Robert (Margaret) Baad of Colon; several nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his parents, three brothers, two sisters and one son. Services were held at the Burr Oak United Methodist Church with Rev William Bills officiating. Burial was at the Burr Oak Cemetery.

Reed, Ellen Orissa (Hackett).....Lot 138, Sec 2, Grave 5, was born at Burr Oak, Michigan, on 27 September 1841. She passed away on the morning of 4 April 1922 at 8:30 o'clock, being 80 years, 6 months and 7 days old. On 9 November 1862 she was united in marriage to Charles W Reed, having the following children: Mary Jane, Cassius Charles, Thomas Jefferson and Sarah A. Thomas Jefferson is the only child surviving. In 1836 Mrs. Reed's mother, Sarah Washburn came to Michigan from New York state. She was married to Nathan Atrides Hackett and seven children were born; Ellen, Lovinia, Aristides, Sarahan, Aristilla, Nathan and Stella, of which Nathan of Burr Oak, Lovinia of Burr Oak and Aristilla of Norton, Kansas are still living. Mrs Reed was a member of the Baptist Church being a very ardent worker for Christ. She was always ready with a helping hand to soothe and carress the needy. Even at the last moment her hands were raised in motherly love and she smiled her last into the the Great Beyond. Funeral services were held last Thursday afternoon from the home northwest of Burr Oak, conducted by Rev. W.R. Kitzmiller. Singing by Mr and Mrs Cyrus Bowdish. Interment in Burr Oak Cemetery.

Reed, F J Jr.......Lot 59, Sec 3

Reed, Francis...Lot 138, Sec 2, born 1850, died 1850, daughter of Thomas Jefferson Reed and Charity (Newell) Reed

Reed, Georgia (Deal).....Lot 543, Sec 5, buried 5 June 1949, lived in Colon twp, St Joseph Co, married, 42 years, daughter of Charles Deal and Emma (Binkley) Reed, died 3 June 1949, first wife of Charles Kenneth Reed

Reed, John.....Lot 138, Sec 2, born 1857, died 1857, son of Thomas Jefferson Reed and Charity (Newell)

Reed, L Marieta...Row 27, Sec 7, Grave 10, 81 years, 638 Elm Street, Colon, died 27 December 1996, at the Borgess Medical Center, Kalamazoo. She was born 4 September 1915, in Jackson, a daughter of Harry A and Letha Fay (Freeland) Murphy. On 29 May 1954, she married Charles Kenneth Reed, in LaGrange, Indiana. She was a 1933 graduate of Colon High School and attended Glen Oaks Community College and attended Western Michigan University. She was a homemaker, was the Colon Township Librarian for 25 years, and was coordinator for the Friendship Center of Colon. Surviving are four daughters, Mrs Joseph (Carla Robbins) Bogucki, Burr Oak, Mary L (Robbins) Hackenberg, Colon, Debra D (Reed) Bietz, Atlanta, Georgia and Anne Marie (Reed) Worley, Colon; 16 grandchildren; 14 great-grandchildren; four sister, Willadean Smith, Mrs Mervel (Jean) Delp, Mrs Arthur (Nancy) West, and Mrs Joyce Brandt, all of Colon; a brother, Gerald J Murphy, Bronson; and several nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her parents; husband; a sister, Cliveous Murphy; a grandson, Michael Bogucki; a great-granddaughter, Sarah Kate Bogucki; and twin infant great-granddaughters. Services were held at the Schipper Funeral Home, Ltd., Colon with Rev Ray D Flessner of the Colon United Methodist Church officiating. Burial in Burr Oak Cemetery. Memorials directed to the Colon Township Library.

Reed, Mabel (Klesert)...Lot 2, Grave 2, Sec 7, buried 2 February 1985, lived in Colon, married, 81 years, born 17 July 1903, died 30 January 1985, wife of Clayton Jay Reed, daughter of George Henry Klesert and Bertha Sophia Dobberteen Klesert.......Note: birthdate and names of parents from the family file of this compiler.

Reed, Margaret Althea....Lot 59, Sec 3, Grave 3, buried 16 January 1971, lived in Burr Oak, widow, 94 years, died 12 January 1971, born in Sherman twp, daughter of Robert Pembrooke Hermance and Margaret Ann Jenkins, widow of Thomas Jefferson Reed

Reed , Maurine Ida (Blossom)....Row 31, Sec 7, Grave 2, buried 20 October 1993, lived in Sturgis, widow, 81 years, born 14 February 1912 at Hudson in Lenawee County, Michigan, daughter of Winfield Reuben Blossom and Ella Irene DeLong, died 16 October 1993.....Note: birthdate, place of birth and parents from the family file of this compiler.

Reed, Maxine Lois (Fair)...Row 36, Sec 7, Grave 11, buried 6 June 1983, lived in Burr Oak, widow, 69 years, born 24 September 1914, died 3 June 1983, daughter of ?? Fair and Clara (Miller) Fair, wife of Theron John Reed

Reed, Theron John...Lot 36, Sec 7, Grave 10, buried 25 February 1970, lived in Burr Oak, married, 59 years, died 22 February 1970, son of Thomas Jefferson Reed and Margaret Althea Hermance

Reed, Thomas Jefferson....Lot 138, Sec 2, born 16 March 1828 Rush Twp, Northumberland County, Pennsylvania, 53 years, died 28 May 1881, husband of Charity, son of Casper Reed and Mary (Wolverton) Reed

Reed, Thomas Jefferson...Lot 59, Sec 3, buried 24 February 1945, lived in Burr Oak, married, 69 years, farmer, died 20 February 1945, born in Burr Oak twp, son of Charles Wolverton Reed and Ellen Orisa (Hackett) Reed, husband of Margaret Althea (Hermance) Reed. Baby also in this grave, no name or information although this compiler, being a granddaughter to this man, believes this baby is most probably the identical twin sister, Marcia Valencia, to my mother, Maxine Virginia Reed.

Reed, William Ira...Row 31, Sec 7, Grave 1, buried 9 August 1978, lived in Sturgis, married, 72 years, died 7 August 1978, son of Thomas Jefferson Reed and Margaret Althea (Hermance) Reed, born Burr Oak Twp, husband of Maurine Ida (Blossom) Reed

Repke, Marilyn J...Plot 443, Sec 1, Grave 5, buried 11 November 1986, died in Sturgis, 58 years, died 7 November 1986

Reuter, Edward E...Plot 208, Sec 1, Grave 3, buried 9 February 1987, died in Grand Rapids, Kent Co, widower, 75 years, died 6 February 1987

Reuter, Pauline M....Plot 208, Sec 1, Grave 4, buried 10 July 1976, died in Sturgis, married, 68 years, died 7 July 1976

Richardson, Alice......Lot 69, Sec 3, born 1852, died 1911

Richardson, Angeline......Lot 69, Sec 3, born 1815, died 1904

Richardson, Baby...Lot 69, Sec 3, name at top of page is Jno L. Richardson, no more information

Rickards, Bertha...Lot 435, Sec 1, buried 30 September 1942, lived in Bronson, married, 71 years, born 1871, died 28 September 1942.....Note: birth year from the papers of Geneva Smith and also has the surname spelled Rickard.

Rickards, Ruth...Lot 435, Sec 1, buried 17 May 1937, lived in Bronson, 23 years, born 1914, died 15 May 1937....Note: papers of Geneva Smith give us the birth year for this woman and the spelling of the surname as Rickard.

Ricker, Henry........Lot 38, born 1829, died 1911.....Note: entire entry from the papers of Geneva Smith.

Ricker, Katherine.......Lot 38, born 1829, died 1872.....Note: entire entry from the papers of Geneva Smith.

Rider, Albert F...Lot 338, Sec R, buried 27 March 1936, died in Burr Oak, married, died 24 March 1936

Rider, Leona S...Lot 338, Sec Rear, Grave 8, buried 11 November 1967, lived in Fawn River twp, 79 years, died 9 November 1967

Ridley, Lulu M...Plot 211, Sec 4, Grave 7, buried 21 November 1984, died in Sturgis, widow, 89 years, died 21 November 1984

Ridley, Walter Addison...Lot 211, Sec 4, Grave 8, buried 28 July 1973, died in Sturgis, married, 79 years, died 26 July 1973

Rieken, Henry.....Lot 38, Sec 3, born 1829, died 1911

Rieken, Katherine.....Lot 38, Sec 3, born 1829, died 1872

Riley, Ona May...Plot 484, Sec 4, Grave 1, buried 10 June 1980, lived in Mt Dora, Florida, born 29 November 1884 in Indiana, 96 years, registered nurse, daughter of Henry Diffenbaugh and Fanny Spice, died 14 February 1980

Ringler, Susie.....Lot 464, Sec 1, born 1886, died 1918

Rivers, Elmer..Row 31, Sec 7, Grave 1, buried 3 March 1979, lived in Burr Oak, married, 77 years, died 27 February 1979

Rivers, Lucile A...Row 31, Sec 7, Grave 4, no burial date, 84 years, died 6 May 1996

Roberts, Emma Ray...Row 28, Sec 7, Grave 11, buried 2 January 1971, lived in Bronson, widow, 83 years, died 30 December 1970

Roberts, Frank W.......Lot 28, Sec 7

Roberts, William F...buried 14 October 1962, lived in Burr Oak, married, 79 years, died 10 October 1962

Note: Compiler feels that Frank W Roberts and William F Roberts may be the same person.

Robinson, Baby...Lot 57, Sec 3, born 1885, died 1885, name at top on back is Henry Robinson, no more

Robinson, Clark.....Lot 233, Sec 4, born 1857, died 1903

Robinson, Eugene.....Lot 80, Sec 3, born 1844, died 1916

Robinson, George.....VET, Lot 316, Co A, born 1838 in Clark County, Virginia, died 1 November 1898, Note: information of birth year and place from papers of Geneva Smith, also date of death. She also says that this man was a 'colored' barber in Burr Oak; he enlisted 3 March 1864 in Co. A 33rd Mississippi Colored; 5th Mississippi Volunteer Colored Corps; honorably discharged 31 October 1865 at Clarksville, Texas. (Compiler note: Burr Oak Acorn says this man served with the 33rd Massachusetts Colored. In conversation with someone who is very knowledge about the colored troops, she says there was no 33rd Massachusetts Colored. I don't have any knowledge of this in order to clarify. I know from village legend this man had a family when he lived here and worked at his trade as a barber. It was said that he was 'treated poorly' and departed this place with his family.)

Robinson, Henry.....Lot 57, Sec 3

Robinson, John....Lot 220, Sec 4, born 1826, died 1889

Robinson, Kernie.......Lot 531, Sec 5, died 1930, lived in Burr Oak, born in 1853, 77 years

Robinson, Lillace...Lot 233, Sec 4, born 1884, died 1904, name on top of page is Clarke Robinson

Robinson, Margaret...Lot 220, Sec 4, born 1824, died 1902

Robinson, Philander.....Lot 220, Sec 4, born 1852, died 1857

Rockwood, Cynthia.....Lot 149, Sec 2, born 1834, died 1865...... Note: papers of Geneva Smith have this surname spelled as Rockwell.

Rocky, Adeline.....Lot 284, Sec 4, born 1837, died 1912

Rocky, David.....Lot 284, Sec 4, born 1837, died 1928

Rocky, Minnie....Lot 284, Sec 4, buried 27 September 1964, lived in St Joseph Co, 85 years, died 24 September 1965

Rodabaugh, C.B.......VET, Co E, 19th Michigan Infantry

Rodgers, Fernando...Lot 439, Sec 1, born 1851, died 1907, first husband of Mary Ann (Jennie) Reed

Rollman, Carl.......Lot 100, Sec 2, born 1879, died 1917

Rollman, Cornie....Lot 100, Sec 2, born 1877, died 1879

Rollman, Dilia.......Lot 100, Sec 2, born 1837, died 1912

Rollman, John C....VET, Lot 100, Sec 2, born 1836, died 1916, Civil War, Co K, 29th Illinois Infantry Note: papers of Geneva Smith state this man was a doctor.

Rolloff, Anna.......Lot 188, Sec 2, born 1868, died 1891

Rolloff, Charles........Lot 188, Sec 2, died 11 October 1911, in Lutherans' Old People's Home at Monroe Note: entire entry from the papers of Geneva Smith, not in the cemetery book.

Rolloff, Lina........Lot 188, Sec 2, born 1870, died 1876

Rolloff, Mrs. Charles......Lot 188, Sec 2, died 1910.......Note: entire entry from the papers of Geneva Smith, not in the cemetery book.

Ronk, Annie May...Lot 544, Sec 5, buried 14 April 1964, lived in Battle Creek, 77 years, died 10 April 1964

Root, Robert...Row 38, Sec 7, Grave 8, buried 7 July 1979, lived in Burr Oak, married, 60 years, died 3 July 1979

Rose, Arthur....Lot 87, Sec 3, born born 1861, died 1861, name on top of page is Jno I RoseNote: papers of Geneva Smith say this is the son of J. and L. Rose of Williamson, Wayne County, New York, died at the home of their daughter, Mrs D.W. Dodge in Colon; John died 1 November 1895; Lucinda Brisban Rose died 31 March 1895, buried in Colon; a son Stewart M Rose lived in Grand Rapids.

Rose, Hattie...Lot 237, Sec 4, buried 18 April 1949, lived in Detroit, born 1863, 86 years, died 14 April 1949

Rose, John... Lot 237, Sec 4, buried August ?1946, lived in Detroit, born 1858, 88 yrs, died 27 August 1946, reporting, Flora G Harris

Rosen, Bert.....Potters Field, Sec 2

Ross, Cornelia....Lot 30, Sec 3, born 1806, died 1850......Note: papers of Geneva Smith says the stone was down on this grave.

Ross, Janice R...Row 7, Sec 7, Grave 12, buried 8 July 1973, died in La Grange Indiana, 28 years, died 5 July 1973

Ross, Seneca......Lot 30, Sec 3, born 1803, died 1851.....Note: papers of Geneva Smith says the stone was down on this grave.

Rounds, Eliza....Lot 102, Sec 2

Rounds, Susan......Lot 102, Sec 2, born 1820, died 1909

Royer, Arthur C.....Lot 10, Sec 6, Grave 8, buried 25 August 1952, lived in Burr Oak, married, 69 years, died 23 August 1952.

Royer, Beatrice Virginia.....Plot 25, Sec 6, Grave 5, buried 30 June 1987, lived in Burr Oak, widow, 69 years, died 28 June 1987

Royer, Cora....Lot 10, Sec 6, Grave 7, buried 7 June 1956, died in Kalamazoo, 78 years, died 4 June 1956

Royer, Corless G....Plot 10, Sec 6, Grave 6, died 8 Apri; 1992, cremated.

Royer, George E....Lot 25, Sec 6, Grave 6, buried 2 January 1981, lived in Burr Oak, married, 68 years, died 30 December 1980

Royer, Helen A.....Lot 25, Sec 6, buried 25 November 1962, lived in Burr Oak, widow, 79 years, died 23 November 1962

Royer, Howard .....Lot 25, Sec 6, buried 2 June 1961, lived in Burr Oak, married, 79 years, died 30 May 1961

Royer, Rachael M....Plot 10, Sec 6, Grave 5, buried 17 April 1992, cremated, died 3 December 1991

Rudd, Claude A.....Lot 44, buried 8 July 1942, cremated......Note Lot number from the papers of Geneva Smith.

Rudd, Mary...Lot 44, Sec 3, buried 27 November 1931, lived in Culver City, California, cremated, born 1859, 72 years, died 27 November 1931

Rudd, Miriam Ellen Reed (Johnson) (Himebaugh)...Lot 59, Sec 3, Grave 4, buried 21 December 1976, lived in Battle, Creek, divorced, 62 years, born 28 July 1914, died 19 December 1976, born in Burr Oak, daughter of Thomas Jefferson Reed and Margaret Althea Hermance......Note: this article was extracted from the Burr Oak Acorn by this compiler. Although unnamed in the article, this was my aunt so know this was in reference to her; Tuesday, July 22nd, 1915... There is more misfortune at the home of Mr and Mrs T.J. Reed--their little daughter again has a broken leg. Monday morning the child, who is just now of creeping age, tipped over while in its rocking chair. Though the fall was only a few inches, it was sufficient to cause serious trouble for weeks to come. It will be remembered that the the little one broke its leg some months ago, but from this it entirely recovered. Now the break is a re-break, which we surely hope may speedily heal.

Rudd, William.....Lot 44, Sec 3, born 1859, died 1923

Ruhl, Levi....Lot 314, Sec R, buried 11 February 1950, 89 years, died 9 February 1950

Ruhl, Viola (Nichols).....Lot 314, Rear, born 1861, died 1905.....Note: surname Nichols from the papers of Geneva Smith.

Rusnell, Viola...Lot 495, Sec 5, Grave 4, buried 11 January 1973, wife of Harold, died in Branch Co, married, 60 years, died 9 January 1973

Russell, Albian...Lot 127, Sec 2, buried 9 August 1935, lived in Colon twp, born 1865, 70 years, died 7 August 1935...Note: papers of Geneva Smith have this first name spelled Albion

Russell, Augustus Alonzo......Lot 221, died 1883, age 27 years, from consumption.....Note: entire entry from the papers of Geneva Smith, not in the cemetery book.

Russell, J .....Lot 435, Sec 1, born 1890, died 1895

Russell, J......Lot 596, died 31 May 1946......Note: from the papers of Geneva Smith, not in the cemetery book

Russell, Joel S....VET, Lot 127, Sec 2, born 1831, died 1874, Civil War, 19th Michigan Infantry

Russell, John....Lot 127, Sec 2, born 1813, died 1880

Russell, Lovemae...Lot 127, Sec 2, born 1831, died 1909

Russell, Viola...Lot 495, Sec 5, Grave 4, buried 11 January 1973, wife of Harold, died in Branch Co, married, 60 years, died 9 January 1973

 

  

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