DRY VALLEY CEMETERY


This is a public cemetery and is accessible from the road.  On Hwy 183, travel 10 miles south out of Sargent, Custer County, Nebraska and then turn and go ½  miles west - or from Broken Bow, take Hwy 70 east out of town.  Go 13 miles on Hwy 70, turn north on Hwy 183 and travel 6 miles.  Turn west and go ½  mile more.  The sign at the cemetery says, "Dry Valley Cemetery 1885"

The Dry Valley Cemetery Association was formed on June 2, 1897 at the Dry Valley Church in the Dry Valley community of Custer County, Nebraska.  J. W. Scott was elected as Chairman; H. B. Glover was elected as Secretary;  J. W. Scott, W. R. Mattox and J. W. McRae were elected trustees;  H. B. Glover was elected clerk.  the price of lots in Dry Valley Cemetery were set on June 8, 1898 as follows:  10 x 32 foot lot for $4.00; 16 x 32 lot for $6.00;  10 x 12 lot for $2.50; 16 x 12 lots for $3.50.  Mrs. Ester Amos gave fence material to erect a fence around the cemetery in May of 1924 and J. W. Mattox supervised its construction.
 



Adams, Joseph W.,  died April 12, 1890, Aged 53 ys 11 mos 17 ds, Civil War marker;  Elizabeth R., "Mother",  1835 - 1924

Amos, Otto O. Sr., "Father",  1878 - 1967, "In Loving Memory"

Amos, Frieda B., 1901 - 1951, member P. E. O. marker

Amos, Zachariah D.,  Jan 24, 1861 - July 2, 1954

Amos, Arabella, wife of Z. D. Amos, born Mar 15, 1861 - died July 26, 1908

Amos, Lycurgus, "Father", 1853 - 1931;  Isabelle, "Mother", 1854 - 1941

Amos, Nettie J.,  Aug 24, 1934 - Dec 10, 1934

Amos, Noel L., "Father",  1889 - 1969; Minnie I., "Mother",  Mar 23, 1903 - May 14, 1974

Amos, Frances L.,  Apr 3, 1922 - Apr 21, 1922;  Wilda G.,  July 10, 1919 - Mar 4, 1927

Amos, Ida L., wife of J. L. Amos,  Oct 26, 1889 - Mar 30, 1911

Amos, Alfred, "Father",  1851 - 1933;  Caroline, "Mother", 1861 - 1942, "Tho lost to sight, to memory dear", American War Mothers marker

Amos, John M.,  born Mar 25, 1831 - died July 13, 1905

Amos, Catherine, wife of John M. Amos, born Sep 26, 1831 - died May 2, 1914

Amos, Guy G.,  Jan 13, 1912 - July 27, 1967;  Pauline,  June 17, 1917 - Mar 19, 1997

Amos, John M., "Father", 1880 - 1953;  Bessie M., "Mother",  1895 - 1975

Amos, Gaylord, Nebraska Sgt., 160 Inf., 40 Inf. Div., Korea P. H.,  Dec 15, 1925 - June 16, 1952

Amos, Bryce, "Son",  Sep 16, 1920 - Dec 19, 1920

Amos, Darrell D., son of Ted Amos, 1924 - 1924

Amos, Cora L.,  1914 - 1917

Amos, Gylard, son of M. S. and E. M., Jan 4, 1912 - Apr 22, 1912,  "At Rest"

Amos, Murtin S., "Father", 1873 - 1953;  Ellen M., "Mother", 1878 - 1963,

Amos, Catharine, 1889 - 1921

Amos, Alvin N.,  CPL US Army, World War II,  Aug 10, 1922 - Apr 21, 1982

Amos, Eula M.,  1928 - 1997,  mortuary marker

Amos, Leone,  Nov 7, 1912 - Nov 7, 1912

Amos, Dale, died Sept 6, 1908 - Sept 7, 1908

Amos, Gary Lee,  April 18, 1958 - August 9, 1989, loving husband of Angela, father of Keaton, Joshua, Nathan

Amos, F. Edna, "Mother",  1903 - 1985, "In loving memory"

Amos, dau. of Z. D. & A. L. Amos, born May 21, 1893 - "Our first born"

Amos, Otto Jr., July 28, 1932 - May 13, 1998;  JoAnn,  Jan 4, 1937 - ____,  married Feb 13, 1953, parents of Sonja, Gary & Steven,  Korean War marker 1950 - 1955

Amos, Fern M. Petet,  Oct 4, 1906 - Sept 23, 1993;  Murl S.,  Mar 29, 1906 - Dec 12, 1993,  married Mar 3, 1927

Amos, Espy L, PFC US Army, World War II,  1908 - 1985

Arnitt, Miner M., died Dec. 18, 1897, aged 31 ys 2 ms 26 d


Bebout, John,  Sep 28, 1828 - Feb 5, 1915

Bebout, Nellie V., 1870 - 1933

Bebout, Emmet L., 1878 - 1923

Brodine, three infant children of Henry & Ingri, deaths from 1895 - 1900

Brumbaugh, Ellis, son of Ira & Mayr,  Apr 6, 1891 - Apr 22, 1917

Brumbaugh, John,  Jan 22, 1816 - Aug 8, 1904

Brumbaugh, Clarence,  died June 5, 1890, aged 4 yrs 11 mo 3 ds

Brumbaugh, Eliza J., wife of W. Brumbaugh,  Nov 20, 1848 - Nov 29, 1919, Age 71 yrs 9 ds

Brumbaugh, W.,  Feb 22, 1845 - June 10, 1929, Age 84 yrs 3 mos 19 d,  Civil War marker  (large enclosed lot with no other markers)


Campbell, Bessie O., died Dec 23, 1897, dau. of J. & M. C. Campbell, Aged 16 ys 4 ms 9 ds

Campbell, Grace, wife of D., 1888 - 1920

Campbell, Reuben, 1876 - 1953;  Maude, 1883 - 1944

Campbell, John,  1846 - 1919;  Catheren, his wife,  1854 - 1919

Campbell, Lloyd T.,  S. Sgt US Army Air Corps, World War II,  Nov 22, 1906 - Oct 25, 1993

Campbell, Dallie, husband of G. Campbell,  1875 - 1941

Christensen, James, "Father",  1842 - 1920;  Anna M., "Mother",  1860 - 1932

Close, Ira B., died Sept 11, 1934, aged 58 yrs 2 mos 20 d

Close, Rachel E., died Jan 15, 1909, Aged 27 yrs 1 mo 15 d, wife of I. B. Close


Elliott, Gorden D., July 15, 1917 -  Aug 7, 1917;  Ethel L.,  Sep 1, 1918 - Jan 11, 1919

Emerson, Louisa,  1856 - 1894,

Emerson, Rena B., our beloved daughter, 1918 - 1932

Emerson, Eddie W.,  May 1855 - Oct 1934

Evans, J. R., 1856 - 1923

Evans, Charlotte,  1864 - 1929

Evans, F. W., "Father", 1871 - 1932

Evans, Cora B., "Mother", 1871 - 1935


Faust, Ruth, died Mar 19, 1904, age 6 weeks

Fenske, Junior,  Feb 22, 1922 - Jan 26, 1992;  Arlene,  May 5, 1932 - _____, back of stone reads:  Arlene Armstrong and Albert Junior Fenske were united in marriage on August 8, 1954;  parents of Jack, Sharon, Dean, Mark, Greg & Brenda

Fountain, Jesse G., 1865 - 1953,  World War I marker;   Lulu Irene, 1872 - 1952


Gabriel, Inez, dau. K. & Laura,  1915 - 1925

Gallaher, Eva M., dau. of C. L. & M. E., died Feb 3, 1890, 1 y 4 m 21 d

Gallaher, Charles L., 1860-1907;  Mary E., 1863-1931  (also 2 cement markers with no inscription)

Gallaher, infant, no dates

Gallaher, Gertie,  1899 - 1923, mortuary marker

Gallaher, Elbert,  1921 - 1923,  mortuary marker

Gallaher, Elmer C.,  Sept 23, 1895 - May 14, 1974;  Goldie L.,  May 5, 1907 - Nov 24, 1986

Gallaher, Janiece,  1939 -1939, mortuary marker

Garris, Judy Irene,  Sep 18, 1947 - Sep 19, 1947

Glover, Rodger E., October 4, 1944

Glover, baby girl, dau. of P. D. and A. S. Glover, died Sep 20, 1899, Aged 5 ms 27 ds

Glover, Sydney L., "Father", 1864 - 1948;  Lena, "Mother", 1881 - 1932, wife of Sydney L.

Glover, Fay, "Father",  Nov 19, 1889 - Dec 18, 1965, GAR 1861 - 1865 marker;  Irma A., "Mother",  Sep 8, 1892 - Sep 2, 1932, beloved wife

Glover, Earl,  1888 - 1967,  World War I marker;  Ellen J. "Nellie", 1876 - 1959

Glover, Percy D., "Father", 1863 - 1950

Glover, Augusta S., "Mother", 1866 - 1914

Glover, Martha J., 1834 - 1924

Glover, Samuel L.,  1832 - 1918

Glover, Henry Bion,  1861 - 1939

Glover, Cordelia Johnson,  1862 - 1938

Glover, Guy,  Mar 1, 1891 - Apr 1, 1978;  Ray,  Mar 18, 1902 May 20, 1984

Glover, Ruth,  May 12, 1892 - Jan 18, 1983

Glover, Seth,  July 11, 1903 - Oct 18, 1985;  Edith M.,  Oct 15, 1911 - ____

Glover, Loyd,  1893 - 1977;  Lena Fountain,  1891 - 1974


Haptonstall, John J., son of J. W. & Minnie,  Sep 5, 1902 - Oct 3, 1926,  "At rest"

Haptonstall, Jacob W., "Father", 1863 - 1950;  Minnie E.,  "Mother",  1866 - 1938

Heller, Ailsa B.,  1895 - 1939

Heller, David Glen,  Sgt Maj US Army,  Nov 16, 1891 - Dec 13, 1974,  World War I veteran marker


Johnson, Charles G., born Guttenburg, Sweden,  died 20 June 1898, 32 yrs 2 mos 13 das

Jones, Richard D.,  born Mar 4, 1825 - died June 20, 1903, "Death is but to sleep in Jesus when this life is o'er and to sorrows sins, diseases, never to awaken more"

Jones, E. Elizabeth, wife of R. D. Jones,  born Nov 9, 1831 died July 15, 1901

Jorn, Sarah E., wife of J. F. Jorn, born Feb 19, 1858 - died Dec 18, 1897, Aged 39 y 9 m 29 d "Blessed are the sure in heart for they will see God"


Kaohn, August H.,  1846 - 1909, Provost Gd, Mich Inf, Civil War marker,

Kaohn, Nelley May,  1889 - 1890

Kaohn, Emma Eva,  1882 - 1887

Kaohn, Emma L.,  1851 - 1932

Kaoh, John F,  Sep 20, 1871 - Apr 15, 1958;  Lizzie,  Apr 5, 1878 - Feb 20, 1967


Lorenzen, Rudolph P., "Dad", 1902 - 1968;  Ellen N., "Mom",  1913 - 1994


Malm, Emill A., born Feb 2, 1890 - died Feb 2, 1891;  Eda E. N., born June 21, 1879 - died Aug 18, 1880;  Andrew, born May 26, 1852 - died Jan 16, 1899;  Olof E.,  born Nov 10, 1885 - died Oct 13, 1888

Marshall, Thomas E., "Father",  1898 - 1989;  Josephine, "Mother",  1907 - 1982

Mattox, Annie E., wife of T. H.' S. Mattox, died May 23, 1895, aged 30 ys 2 ms 27 ds; Harry C., son of T & AE

Mattox, died Feb 1, 1891, Age 20 ds; Marion, son of T & AE Mattox,  died Sept 19, 1895, Aged 4 ms;  May Rose, dau. of T & AE, died Sept 19, 1895, Age 4 ms

Mattox, Leona B., dau. of T. & E. Mattox, died jan. 31, 1903, aged 3 months, 16 days

Mattox, Mary E., dau. same, died Nov. 15, 1887, aged 16 years, 6 months, 13 days

Mattox, Wm. R., Aug 15, 1846 - May 6, 1932

Mattox, Mary F,   Jan 23, 1846 - Oct 17, 1931

Mattox, Gilbert ( old home-made stone - no date)

McIntosh, Arthur J., 1887-1966;  Lillie E.,  1889 - 1969,  "Together forever"

Melham, Lloyd J., son of Charles and Jennie Melham, Aug 1, 1904 -  Sep 17, 1904

Muck, Vern F., son of A. & H., died Dec 2, 1905, Age 11 yrs 8 mo 8 dys, "A precious one from us is gone, the one we loved so dear, a place is vacant in our home that never can be filled"

Muck, infant son of A & H Muck, died May 8, 1905, Aged 16 ds, "Gone but not forgotten"

Muck, Mable, dau. of A. & H. E. Muck, died Jan 12, 1893, Aged 13 ds, "God gave, He took, He will restore, He doeth all things well"


Newcomb, William F.,  June 26, 1854 - Aug 11, 1943;  Georgia A., May 22, 1870 - Oct 17, 1959

Newcomb, Olmer,  born Dec 13, 1904 - died Dec 13, 1904 (faded)

Niedt, Fred J., "Father", 1880 - 1958;  Anna, "Mother", 1879 - 1964

Niedt, Estie F., "Son", 1915 - 1955

Niedt, Don J., Feb 16, 1912 - Feb 16, 1912;  Glen R., Jan 11, 1914 - Jan 15, 1914

Nunn, Luella R.,  1919 - 1996, mortuary marker


Porter, Douglas S. (Doug),  mar 29, 1949 - ____;  Geraldine K. (Geri), Mar 15, 1950 - Sept 28, 1992, married Apr 26, 1970, daughters Sheila, Stacy & Serena


Reynolds, George Orval,  Oct 26, 1882 - Feb 24, 1967

Reynolds, Edward J., Pvt., 14 Cav.,  March 10, 1941,  World War II 1941 - 1945 marker

Reynolds, Emma E., dau. of G. E.  and A. J., died Apr 10, 1894, age 9 yrs 3 ms 20 da

Reynolds, Ethel, July 12, 1910 - April 17, 1927

Rogers, Olive May,  1917 - 1997, Mother of Henry, Edith, Ethel, Aaron

Ruchong, James D.,   died Apr 30, 1893, Aged 58 ys 3 ms 28 ds,  "On that bright immortal shore we shall meet to part no more",  Civil War marker

Ruchong, Ora, son of J. D. & S. Ruchong, died Oct 27, 1892, Aged 9 days, "Gone so soon, our loved one"

Ruchong, Charles,  1873 - 1932

Ruchong, John, Feb 4, 1885 - Nov 9, 1911

Ruchong, Sarah Varney,  Sept 17, 1850 - Oct 23, 1935

Ruchong, Anna,  1892 - 1971, mortuary marker


Sanford, Verna Pearl, "Mother",  1887 - 1932,

Scott, John L., "Our darling baby",  son of L. L. and M. E. Scott, died June 9, 1908,  aged 9 m & 9 d

Scott, Samuel L., "Father",  July 19, 1884 - Oct 26, 1949;  Mary Edna, "Mother",  Jan 9, 1884 - Oct 2, 1979

Scott, John Leslie,  1907 - 1908

Shadden, John H., died Oct 4, 1908, Aged 49 ys 10 mos 23 da

Shadden, Stella, wife of J. H. Shadden, died Feb 8, 1919, aged 56 ys 1 mo 15 da

Shadden, Clyde A., son of J. H. and S., died Feb 26, 1908, aged 11 yrs 2 mo 10 da

Slates, John B., "Father",  June 16, 1857 - July 9, 1931

Slates, Angeline, "Mother",  Dec 1, 1858 - July 27, 1888

Smith, Albert Lynn, "Son", May 2, 1910 - Jan 6, 1914

Smith, Daisy M., "Mother",  oct 16, 1874 - June 4, 1961

Smith, Harvey W., "Father",  Aug 11, 1862 - Feb 24, 1923

Sparks, E. V., died May 3, 1913, aged 58 years

Sparks, Eugene V., 1855-1913

Sparks, Grace G., 1859-1925

Stone, Richard L.  Oct 16, 1930 - May 12, 1931

Swanson, Charley A., "Father", 1884 - 1942;  Marie M., "Mother",  1888 - 1962,  "At Rest"


Tabor, L. Dean,  Feb 22, 1943 - Apr 26, 1997

Taylor, Lue Leroy, "Our beloved boy", 1927 - 1929

Taylor, Dorothy Lee, "Sister", 1932 - 1939

Thompson, Albert L.,  1882 - 1968;  Ethel M.,  1885 - 1950

Thompson, Bertha O., dau. L. and I., Nov 29, 1911 - Dec 10, 1911

Thompson, Andrew J., 1857 - 1952;  Vina O., 1858 - 1953

Thompson, Eva M., 1897 - 1967

Thompson, Leonard,  1984 - 1984

Thompson, Lester,  1886 - 1980;  Ismay,  1889 - 1982

Towns, Patrick  Jan 9, 1886 - Sep 14, 1960;  Ellen M., Nov 2, 1885 - Jan 30, 1966

Twombley, Dora Ann, Jan 4, 1887 - June 18, 1979;  Harvey, June 7, 1882 - May 4, 1955

Twombley, Herbert W.,  Nebraska, Pvt 171 Medical Bn  World War II,  Mar 4, 1914 - Mar 30, 1951

Twombly, Susan J., "Mother", died Oct 29, 1905, Aged 77 ys 6 mos 13 ds

Twombly, George Ray,  son of T. E. & G. A., born Apr 22, 1901 - died Nov 27, 1906, Aged 5 ys 7 ms 5 ds,  "Born by angels hands away to a home of peace & love"

Twombly, W. M.,  July 12, 1857 - Apr 23, 1916; and on same stone:  Bedford, C. W.,  Feb 13, 1854 - Mar 27, 1934


Ullom, Bonnie Jean,  Apr 28, 1941 - July 27, 1941


Waters, Eddie, son of C.E. & M. E., died Aug 27, 1897, aged 12 d

Waters, I. L.,  Co I, 10th Ind Inf,  Civil War marker

Waters, Isham L.,  born May 14, 1818 - died Sep 11, 1891

Waters, Rachel M., wife of  I. L. Waters,  born Oct 26, 1825 - died Mar 23, 1897

Westbrook, Frances M., dau. of C. & S. A. Westbrook, died Mar 20, 1887, Aged 2 y 10 m 1 d, "Sleep our daughter, thy work is done, Jesus has come and borne thee home"; Mary E, dau. of C. & S. A. Westbrook, died Nov 15, 1887, Aged 16 y 6 m 13 d,  "Weep not father and mother, for me, for I am waiting in glory for thee"

Westbrook, Charles, Co K, 1 N Y Mtd. Rifles, Civil War marker

Westbrook, William, "Father", 1867 - 1949;  Laura E., 1873 - 1955

Westbrook, Charles R., "Father", 1893 - 1965; Tressa, "Mother", 1897 - 1988

Westbrook, Vivian A.,  Oct 7, 1916 - Feb 9, 1917

Westbrook, Gilbert T., born Jan 15, 1913 - died Jan 18, 1913

Westbrook, Oral, "Father", 1891 - 1967;  Marie, "Mother", 1896 - 1929

Westbrook, Susan A., "Grandmother",  1848 - 1936

Westbrook, William John, "Father and Grandfather",  Nov 11, 1919 - July 26, 1978

Westbrook, Clarence W., TEC5  US Army,  World War II,  Mar 12, 1897 - June 13, 1983

Westervelt, Ethel V., dau. of E. T. & L. B.,  died July 14, 1888, Aged 11 ms 17 ds

Wood, Claris Y., son of E. M. & G. L. Wood, died Aug 4, 1897, Aged 9 ms 16 dys, "This lovely bud so young so fair called hence by bounty doom just came to show how sweet in paradise might bloom"


York, Effie, "Mother",  1894 - 1922;  Dolly, "Daughter",  1915 - 1922


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