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Rising Sun Cemetery

updated October 26, 2007

Cemetery location "From SE corner of Rising City, Nebraska, 2 miles south to the NW corner of Section 26, Reading Township"

Historical note: On, 15 February 1876 at School District #43, Eli Armagost, J. C. Armagost, E.R. Lawver, Geo. Zahler, H. Reinheimer, W.C. McElravy, A.S. Wright, A. Duval, M.V. Hill, met and formed a Cemetery Association to be known as Rising Sun Cemetery Association.

Photo contributions or additional details are welcome.

Tombstone photo gallery by Ron & Ann Miller White (offsite)

Surnames: Albright, Armagost, Balliet, Barker, Butterfield, Claypool, Combs, Gubser,  DeTurk, Dietsch, Dixon, Dolgner, Doty, Duval, Engles, Fiedler, Futterlieb, Garhan, Haag, Harris, Hewitt, Ingalls, Jones, Keebaugh, Kernin, Kurrelmeyer, Landman, Lawver, Lemley, Lemon, Lockhart, Lott, Marble, McCoy, McElravy, Mease, Myers, Neubel, Patraw, Perry, Pierce, Price, Reinheimer, Roberts, Ruth, Scripter, Smith, Sperry, Starkey, Suddarth, Thomas, Waters, Way, Well, Westley, Wine, Wright, Yordy, Zahler [150+ images].

Partial Tombstone List

RISING SUN CEMETERY
OLDEST STONE 1873
Land donated from the homestead of the LAWVER Family
Not in order, just readings of family members - by Nancy Hartman, 1984.

DOTY
Gillis, 29 March 1822- 1 April 1904
Wife, Amanda J., 17 July 1836-26 Jan. 1905 (Amanda Jane Armagost)
Minnie B., 16 Dec. 1873- 15 Aug. 1875

DOTY
Charles P., 28 Aug. 1853- 23 Nov. 1934
Wife, Della 19 Sept. 1867- 24 Aug. 1911
Daughter, Hattie M. 20 Dec. 1884- 30 Jan. 1901

DOTY
Hallie R., 27 Jan. 1894-18 Dec. 1960
Ray G., 7 Oct. 1892-21 Dec. 1967
Infant no date, Gass Haney Marker.

DOTY
Edgar A., 15 Oct. 1870- 18 May 1931 (Edgar Armagost Doty)
Wife, Hester Jane, 15 May 1873-30 May 1960 (Jennings)

GRAVEL
Hector, 1892-1935 (Killed while using dynamite on tree stumps)
Grace V. 1889- (Lawver) (born 16 Feb. 1889 died 10 March 1971)

HAAG
Jacob F., 8 January 1949 - 18 April 1935(died in Palmer, Ne.,
Married Elizabeth Straub she is buried beside him. This information from his obituary)

LAWVER
Henry E., 1836-1913
Wife, Helen, 1838-1882, (Helena Price)
Bertha, 1878-1883

LAWVER
Charles R., CO. G. 49 Pa. Inf.
Elizabeth, 1851-1935 (Lapp)

LAWVER
Samuel, 1867-1948
Mary Ann, 1870-1911, (Butterfield)
Earl, 1905-1964
Alberta, 1901-1970

LAWVER
Charles E.1877-7 Jan. 1963, (born 11 Jan. 1878, Obit. date)
Della M., 1874- 1957 (Della Mae Smith)
Infant d.1902

PRICE
Jeremiah, 1845- 1919, (wife was Caroline B. Armagost, 1848-1906)

WAY
Jacob, 1845-1928
Wife, Mary, 1851-1881 (Adkins)
Samuel G., 1881-1881
Earl L., 1885- 1893
Emma J., 1866-1925 (Price)

WAY
Ray S., 1889- 15 Jun., 1965
Mary E. 1892- 11 Dec. 1981, (Yordy)

Way
Emerson V. 1918-1968 (s/o, Ira Vern Way and Mabel E. Yordy)

Way
Patricia Ann 1958- 8 Jan. 1959 (d/o Elmer & Dorene Goosman Way)

YORDY
John C., 1859-1909
Wife, Mary E., 1869-1956 (Lawver)

ZAHLER
George, 1844-1919
Mary J., 1845-1915 (Mary Jane Lapp, died 15 Feb. 1915)
George and Mary settled in Reading Twp. Sec. 24, had 11 children, 8 living.


Rising Sun Cemetery Association
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