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Fairview Cemetery

updated March 31, 2009

Cemetery location: Section 4, Reading Twp., Rising City, Butler County, Nebraska

1. Burial list by Nancy Hartman, 1984; 2. Burial list by Ruth A. Hicks, 1976; 6 photos of Pearson and Smith stones by Ted & Carole Miller, 1990

Tombstone List


 

 

 

Birth

 

 

Death
 
 

 

 

 
Last Name First Name Middle Name Month Day Year Month Day Year Plot Inscription Photos
Allen Cyrus
 

 

 

 
12 25 1878
 
Age 39y 2m 18d Son of Martha W
 
Barmore Walter B
 

 

 
2 2 1884
 
Age 65y 7m 10d
 
Beebe David L
 

 

 
8 8 1884
 
Age 58y 6m 4d
 
Beebe James Ross 3 22 1895 9 23 1964
 
Iowa PFC CAS Det 1471 Demob GP WW I
 
Bowman Allen C 6 16 1863 3 6 1918
 

 

 
Bowman A Ardell 11 14 1863 12 31 1948
 

 

 
Bowman Lila May
 

 

 
9 22 1895
 
Age 2y 5m 18d
 
Burgess E
 

 

 

 
10 6 1885
 
Age 35y 6m 18d
 
Burgess Harvey S
 

 
1819
 

 
1914
 

 

 
Burgess Harriet
 

 

 
1828
 

 
1979
 
Wife of Harvey
 
Burgess Georgie B 11 13 1878 4 1 1879
 
Son of GW & MA
 
Burgess Howard B 1 6 1884 5 13 1884
 
Son of GW & MA
 
Catlin Ida M
 

 

 
7 2 1878
 
Age 17y 1m 17d - Dau of WW & MA Catlin
 
Cook Nancy D
 

 

 
2 18 1883
 
Age 68y 10m 5d
 
Daugherty Arthur W
 

 

 
3 16 1882
 
Age 2y Son of J & MA
 
Dorman Sarah E
 

 

 
6 27 1888
 
Age 18y
 
Drummond Infant
 

 

 

 
11 7 1888
 
Child of PE & MB
 
Drummond Gladys
 

 

 

 
10 29 1891
 
Age 3m 9d
 
Drummond Maria
 

 

 

 
1 9 1910
 
Mother
 
Drummond Peter
 

 

 

 
3 8 1891
 
Father
 
Feidler Emma M 9 29 1882 6 28 1902
 
Dau of F & A Feidler
 
Feidler Elizabeth E 9 29 1892 8 9 1893
 
Dau of F & A Feidler
 
Fozzard George E
 

 
1879
 

 
1887
 

 

 
Fozzard James B
 

 
1871
 

 
1881
 

 

 
Fozzard Edward
 

 

 
1829
 

 
1887
 
Father
 
Fozzard Catherine M
 

 
1848
 

 
1924
 
Mother
 
Gifford Naomi
 

 

 

 
10 15 1884
 
Age 1y 11m 24d Dau of JE & ME
 
Griffith Freddie O
 

 

 
10 11 1879
 
Age 2y 2m Son of WN & HJ
 
Hales Elizabeth C
 

 

 
1 8 1880
 
Age 6y 2m 2d Dau of WH & LM
 
Hamm Charles A
 

 

 
8 21 1880
 
Age 36y 6m 4d
 
Harris Stephen B
 

 
1844
 

 
1915
 

 

 
Harris Sarah
 

 

 
1843
 

 
1915
 
Wife of Stephen B
 
Hill Mortimer V
 

 

 

 

 

 

 
Co E 28 NY Inf
 
Holcomb Charlie
 

 

 

 
3 8 1879
 
Age 11y 6m 10d Son of L & Ellen
 
Horton Geo N
 

 

 
11 5 1871
 
Age 31y 11m GAR Marker
 
Jackson Corp Lalb't
 

 

 

 

 

 

 
Co H 59th US CT Gar Marker
 
Jockisch Charles A 6 10 1874 5 21 1876
 
Son of ET & SF
 
Jockisch Franklin L 12 28 1878 7 16 1880
 
Son of ET & SF
 
Jockisch Maggie M 3 10 1889 9 17 1899
 
Dau of ET & SF
 
Jones Infant
 

 

 

 
8 7 1886
 
Dau of JA & EF
 
Kersteter Margaret E
 

 

 
7 7 1884
 
Age 84y 6m 25d Wife of DH
 
Kidle Myron A
 

 

 
4 4 1880
 
Son of C & A Age 3y 1m 7d
 
King Amy
 

 

 

 
6 10 1885
 
Age 83y 6m 6d Mother
 
Merithew Lafayette
 

 

 

 
6 29 1876
 
Age 63y 11m 21d
 
Merithew
 

 

 

 

 
6 21 1876
 
Age 63y m24d ??
 
Merithew Maggie
 

 

 

 
3 31 1878
 
Age 11m 9d Dau of FF & KM
 
Minnick Adam
 

 

 

 
1 23 1882
 
Age 78y 5m 3d
 
Minnick Elizabeth
 
11 6 1813 12 14 1886
 
Wife of A
 
Moore W H
 

 

 

 

 

 

 
Co D 33rd Ill Inf
 
Pattersen Thomas J
 

 

 
11 27 1883
 
Age 42y 1m 3d GAR
 
Paulas Cortz A
 

 

 
8 15 1877
 
Age 1y 10m 11d Son of WM & AP
 
Paulas W A
 

 

 

 

 

 

 
Co A 1st Ind H A
 
Paulas W H
 

 
1842
 

 
1879
 

 

 
Paulas C A
 

 
1876
 

 
1877
 
Son
 
Pearson Luke
 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 
Co  B, 1st Iowa Cavalry
Photo
Pearson Martha J
 

 

 
9 18 1895
 
Age 49y 3m
 
Pearson Helen M
 

 

 
1 10 1883
 
Wife of Geo W Age 49y 11m 10d
Photo
Pearson George W
 

 

 
9 30 1892
 
Age 61y 11m 21d
Photo
Pearson Susan W
 

 

 
3 18 1884
 
Age 72y
Photo
Purshall Chas
 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 
Co K 22 Mich Inf GAR
 
Reynolds Frances I
 

 
1849
 

 
1924
 

 

 
Reynolds Lutlie
 

 

 

 
11 13 1879
 
1y 2m 2d Dau of DC & HE
 
Riblett David W
 

 

 
2 24 1880
 
Age 9m 8d Son of J & S
 
Roberts John
 
4 8 1800 3 26 1884
 

 

 
Roberts Mahala
 
12 4 1804 8 7 1885
 

 

 
Roberts Elizabeth A 11 2 1846 8 19 1892
 

 

 
Roberts A
 
7 15 1835 6 5 1906
 

 

 
Rowe Freddie
 

 

 

 
7 11 1881
 
Age 13y 10m 11d
 
Rush Henry N
 

 

 
12 28 1890
 
Age 31y 4m
 
Ruth Lydia A
 

 

 
2 5 1880
 
Wife of TJ Age 41y 10m 1d
 
Schutt Edith A 2 14 1890 7 3 1890
 
Dau of Mr/Mrs Gottleb
 
Shehan Julia
 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 
Age 23y
 
Smith Louis D
 

 

 
9 12 1925
 
Neb PVT 1CL 163 Depot Brig
 
Smith David B
 

 
1839
 

 
1915
 
Co A 52th Ill Inf
Photo
Smith Julia
 
5 6 1862 1 14 1900
 
Age 37y 8m 8d
Photo
Stoddard Eula
 
8 12 1883 3 25 1884
 

 

 
Sturgeon Hermon
 

 

 

 
8 7 1879
 
Age 5m 26d Son of JL & MH
 
Taylor Jessie A
 

 

 
4 1 1879
 
Dau of Thos & NG
 
Upton Thos  
 

 

 

 

 

 

 
Corporal Co F 40th Ind Inf GAR
 
Walter Rosa W
 

 

 
3 17 1875
 
Age 2m
 
Walter Frank E
 

 

 
6 20 1877
 
Age 1y
 
Want Wm Henry 10 19 1838 9 17 1919
 

 

 
Want Mary F 1 28 1845 2 2 1911
 

 

 
Want George B 3 23 1867 9 12 1884
 

 

 
Washburn Mary A
 

 

 
3 30 1879
 
Age 29y Wife of O
 

 



Source: NEBRASKA ANCESTREE, Vol 1, No 2, Fall 1978, Pp 63-65.
Compiled in 1976 by Mrs. Ruth A. Hicks, Lincoln, Nebraska

FAIRVIEW CEMETERY, READING TOWNSHIP, BUTLER COUNTY, NE
Cemetery is in Section 4 (middle of south edge), 0.5 mile north and 1 1/2 miles west of
Rising City, Nebraska
.

Photos or recent grave information are welcome.
Transcribers: Carole & Ted Miller

Burial List 1976


NEBRASKA ANCESTREE, Vol 1, No 2, Fall 1978, Page 63
Copied in 1976 by Mrs. Ruth A. Hicks, Lincoln Ne.
SMITH, Lewis D.                  12 Sep 1925 
     Julia, wife of David        6 May 1862   14 Jan 1900 Mother 
     (beside above stone a GAR marker)
? , Emma M. M.                   29 Sep 1882   28 Jun 1902 
? , Elizabeth E.                 29 Sep 1892   9 Aug 1893 
BURGESS, E.                      d. 6 Oct 1885 aged 35y 6m 18d 
DRUMMOND, Peter                  d. 8 mar 1891 aged 62y 11m 7d Father 
     Maria                       d. 9 Jan 1910 aged 82y 10m 22d Mother 
ROBERTS, Elizabeth A.            2 Nov 1846 19 Aug 1892 
     Aurelius                    15 Jul 1835 5 Jun 1906 
(7 footstones: A. R., E. R., E. R., J. B. R., M. F. R., Baby M. R., J. R.)
DORMAN, Sarah E., dau of H. & E. d. 27 Jun 1888 aged 18y
DRUMMOND, Gladys                 d. 29 Oct 1891 aged 3m 9d 
     Infant                      d. 7 Nov 1888 Children of P. E. & M. B.  
PURSHALL, Chas                   Co. K. 22nd Mich Inf GAR Marker 
FOZZARD, Catherine M.            1848-1924 Mother 
     Edward                      1829-1887 Father GAR Marker 
     James B.                    1871-1887 
     George E.                   1879-1887 Mother 
PEARSON, Percy A.                d. 17 Aug 1881 aged 1y 2m 21d 
     Infant son                  d. 20 Mar 1885 aged 19d 
        children of L. L. & M. J. 
     Luke                        Co. B. I Iowa Cav GAR Marker 
CATLIN, Ida M., dau of W. W. & M. A. d. 2 Jul 1879 aged 17y 1m 17d
JACKSON, Corp. Lalb't            Co. H. 59th U. S. C. T. GAR Marker 
GIFFORD, Naomi only dau of J. E. & M. E. d. 15 Oct 1844 aged 14y 11m 24d
WANT, Wm. Henry                   9 Oct 1838 17 Sep 1919 
     Mary E.                      28 Jan 1845 2 Feb 1911 
     George B.                    23 Mar 1867 12 Sep 1884 
REYNOLDS, Lutie dau of D. C. & H. E. d. 13 Nov 1879 aged 1y 2m 2d

BEEBE, Francis I.                1849-1924 Father 
     Cathern                     1853-1930 Mother 
     John W.                     1885-1929 
     Grant
     James Ross                  22 Mar 1895 23 Sep 1964 
Broken stone, can't read
MERITHEW, Maggie dau of F. F. & K. M. d. 31 May 1878 aged 1y 19d
     Lafayette                      29 Jun 1876 aged 63y 11m 21d 
SCHILTZ, Edith A. dau of Mr. & Mrs. Gotlieb 14 Feb 1890 31 Jul 1890
JONES, Edward T. son of Robert & Julia died (broken stone)
     Infant dau of J. A. & E. F. d. 7 Aug 1886 aged 20d
COOK, Nancy                      d. 18 Feb 1883 aged 68y 10m 5d Mother 
SHEHAN, Julia                    (broken) 23 years 
                                                            (continued) 

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NEBRASKA ANCESTREE, Vol 1, No 2, Fall 1978, Page 64
Copied in 1976 by Mrs. Ruth A. Hicks, Lincoln Ne.
BEEBE, David                     d. 3 Aug 1884 aged 58y 6m 4d 
BARMORE, Walter B.               d. 2 Feb aged 65y 7m 10d 
PEARSON, Susan W.                d. 18 Mar 1884 aged 72y Mother 
     George W.                   d. 30 Sep 1892 aged 61y 11m 21d 
     Helen M. wife of Geo.       d. 10 Jan 1883 aged 49y 11m 10d 
BOWMAN, Lida May                 d. 22 Sep 1895 aged 2y 5m 18d 
     A. Ardell                   14 Nov 1863 31 Dec 1948 Mother 
     Allen C.                    18 Jun 1853 6 Mar 1918 
PATTERSON, Thomas J.             d. 27 Nov 1883 aged 42y 11m 3d GAR 
Marker 
STEDDARD, Eula                   b. 12 Aug 1883 d. 25 Mar 1884 
KERSTETER, Margaret E. wife of D. H. d. 11 Oct 1879 aged 34y 6m 25d
GRIFFITH, Freddie O. son of W. N. & H. J. d. 11 Oct 1879 aged 2y 2m
TAYLOR, Jessie A. dau of Thos & N. G. d. 1 Apr 1879 aged 3y 19m 23d
WASHBURN, Mary A. wife of O.     d. 30 Mar 1879 aged 29y 
BURGESS, George W.                1855-1931 
     Mary Ann                     1857-1940 
JONES, Amy BURGESS                1878-1953 
BURGESS, Howard                   b. 6 Jan 1884   13 May 1884 
     Georgie                      13 Nov 1878   1 Apr 1879 
     Children of G. W. & M. A. 
     Harvey S.                     1819-1914 
     Harriet, his wife             1828-1979 
ALLEN, Cyrus, Consort of Martha W. d. 25 Dec 1878 aged 39y 2m 18d GAR 
Marker
King, Amy                        d. 10 Jun 1885 aged 83y 6m 6d Mother 
MOORE, W. H.                     Cod 33rd Ill Inf GAR Marker 
MINICH, Elizabeth, wife of A.    6 Nov 1813   14 Dec 1886
MINNICK, Adam                    d. 3 Jan 1882 aged 78y 5m 3d 
ROWE, Freddie                    d. 11 Jul 1881 aged 13y 10m 11d 
HILL, George M. son of M. V. & J. d. 8 Dec 1877 aged 2d
BLEVITS, Orley son of L. P. & R. 16 Mar 1883 11 Aug 1885
HALES, Elizabeth C. dau of W. H. & L. M. d. 8 Jan 1880 aged 6y 2m 2d
JOCKISCH, Charles A.              10 Jun 1874 21 May 1876 
     Franklin L.                  28 Dec 1879 16 Jul 1880 
     Maggie M.                    10 Mar 1889 17 Sep 1895 
     Children of E. T. & S. F. JOCKISCH, graves surrounded by cement frame
HORTON, Geo. N.                  d. 5 May 1871 aged 31y GAR Marker 
UPTON, Copl. Thos.               Co F 40th Ind Inf GAR Marker
RUSH# Henry N.                   d. 28 Dec 1880 aged 31y 4m 
HAMM, Charles A.                 d. 21 Aug 1880 aged 36y 6m 4d 
KIDLE, Myron A. son of O. & A.   d. 4 Aug 1880 aged 3y 1m 7d
HARRIS, Stephen B.               1844-1915 
     Sarah, his wife             1843-1915 
     Lucy A. dau of S. B. & S.  d 12 Oct 1877 aged 2y
     Stephen B.                  Co K 1 Ia Cav 
WALTER, Rosan                    d. 17 Mar 1875 aged 2m 
     Frank E.                    d. 20 Jun 1877 aged 1y 
     Children of J. L. & A.                              (continued) 

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NEBRASKA ANCESTREE, Vol 1, No 2, Fall 1978, Page 65
Copied in 1976 by Mrs. Ruth A. Hicks, Lincoln Ne.
RUTH, Lydia A. wife of T. J.     d. 5 Feb 1880 aged 41y 10m 1d 
STURGEON, Herman L. son of J. L. & M. H. d. 7 Aug 1879 aged 5m 26d
RIBLETT, David M. son of J. & S. d. 24 Feb 1880 aged 9m 8d
DAUGHERTY, Arthur M. son of J. & M. A. d. 16 Mar 1882 aged 2y
MOORE, Nannie dau of R. W. & M.  d. 11 May 1879 aged 4y 5m 
HOLCOMB, Carley son of L. & Ellen d. 8 Mar 1879 aged 1y 6m 10d
PAULUS, W. H.                    1842-1879 GAR Marker 
     A. P. his wife              1843-1881 
     C. A.                       1876-1877 Son 
     Cortz, A. son of W. H. & A. P. d. 15 Aug 1877 aged 1y 10m 11d
     W. A.                       Co A 1st Ind H A 

Extracted from Nebraska Ancestree, Vol 1, No 2, Fall 1978, Pp 63-65
By permission of the Nebraska State Genealogical Society


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