NEGenWeb Project
Merrick County
Clarks Cemetery
Clarks gate

Clarks gate   Clarks gate

NOTE: Two names for one cemetery
Location: SE of Clarks.

Both posts show "Founded 1890"

Veterans buried at Clarks Cemetery provided by Darrell Widman. Thank you Darrell.

PHOTOS of a few gravestones at this cemetery:

Joint stone: LISS
Peter 1858 - 1930
Katherine, his wife 1858 - 1947

Joint stone: GOERL
Josepha Pech 1862 - 1934
Anna Bertha 1888 - 1946
"Fritz" Fredrick G. GOERL Feb 9, 1875 - July 13, 1968 Husband of Anna
Mary A. BECK Dec. 7, 1910 - Aug 4, 1988 Dau of Fredrich and Anna
Note: Above stones seem to form group.

Joint stone: GERBER
Helen E. Apr. 6, 1904 - Jan. 11, 1988
Frederick W. Oct. 27, 1899 - Jan. 2, 1989
(center: Married Oct. 3, 1925?)

Joint stone: BRUNK
William   May 9, 1835 - Mar. 23, 1914   Co. B 53 ILL. INF.
Elizabeth, his wife   Sept. 23, 1837 - Jan. 3, 1921

Joint stone: ABEL
Cyrus   Sept. 28, 1830 - Dec. 11, 1916
Susan M., his wife   Sept. 9, 1840 - May _, 1911
"asleep"

Joint Stone: GATES
Harriette E. - June 13, 1908 - Aug. 16, 1999
Amos M. - June 26, 1908 - Sept 11, 1994

(Jun 2006 - photo provided by Linda H. Goss)

EXTRACTS of a FEW STONES
(done in haste, while seeking gravestones we did not find)

Irene, dau of WD & E ABEL   July 26, 1899 - Aug 13, 1899
(buried adjacent to Cyrus & Susan M Abel)

WILSON (buried as if a family group)
Henry M.  1846-1934
Emma L.   Jan 30, 1852 - Apr 19, 1923
William M.   June 7, 1889 - Aug 12, 1916
Katherine MORRIS, Died Dec 2, 1905 Aged 76 Ys 6 Ms
WILSON
Helen Rose 1909-1909
David Harry 1917 - 1919

Wm. L. HATLEY, Kansas Pvt 164 Depot Brig, Oct 26, 1936

The following are buried adjacent to one another,
may be a family group with change in surname spelling.
Stanley HEADLEE   1874 - 1908
Infant dau of Mr. & Mrs. R. H. HEADLEE 1912
HEADLEE (joint stone)
William S.   1844 - 1922,   Father
Martha A.   1856-1940,   Mother
HEADLEY (joint stone)
Roger   1877-1944,   Father
Lillie   1888 - blank,   Mother

Our thanks to Mr. Staroska who recommended we try to find
Campbell stones at Silver Creek.


Gravestones of DITTMER family & relatives, provided by Lois Dittmer Fairfield.

(Feb 2006 - additions and replacements from Lois)

DITTMER - large plot stone, and 3 individual stones
M. Henry   Mar 18, 1857 - Aug 20 1926, Father

Margaret C.   May 2, 1861 - Apr 23, 1951, Mother
John F.   Mar 18, 1888 - Sept 13, 1938
NOTE: Lois says M. in front of Henry stands for "Max"

DITTMER Veteran son, buried adjacent to Henry of last photo
Hans H. Dittmer
Mar 5, 1893 - Jul 18, 1918
Co. F, 4th US Infantry, 3 Division

DITTMER
Herman DITTMER   8 Feb 1877 - 9 Oct 1948
Mary DITTMER   16 Dec 1877 - 12 June 1940
(NOTE: Wife's maiden name was REIMERS)

4 stones in row (none are legible in photograph)
Elmer & Vella DITTMER
(Jul 13, 1907 - May 23, 1994)    (Nov 20, 1909 - Aug 11, 1941)
(NOTE: Wife's maiden name was HEINEMEYER)

Close up of two DITTMER stones
left
Vella M. Heinemeyer, wife of Elmer C. Dittmer Nov 20, 1909 - Aug 11, 1941
right
Elmer C. Dittmer  Jul 13, 1907 - May 23, 1994

4 DITTMER gravestones in a row (none are legible in this photo)


Walter Dittmer   Mar 7 1901 - 29 May 1941

Claus Jochim Dittmer   Oct 29, 1867 - Dec 6, 1937 Father
Elizabeth Dittmer   Jan 13, 1868 - Jun 30, 1944 Mother
(NOTE: Wife's maiden name BLUMER)

Edward Dittmer   Nov 13, 1901 - Dec 29, 1994

3 DITTMER stones in a row (none are legible in this photograph)
Raymond F. and Mildred I. Dittmer
(Aug 28, 1909 - Aug. 15, 1985) (June 22, 1916 - Jan 21, 2000)
(NOTE: Wife's maiden name McLEAN)


Baby Dittmer, child of Jim & Linda

DITTMER, Lydia   17 May 1905 - 24 Feb 1993

DITTMER

Otto A.   1 Sept 1889 - 21 Jun 1967

Mary W.   31 Jul 1897 - 5 Oct 1995

Robert C. Dittmer Nov 19, 1949 - Jan 27, 1949

DITTMER

Mary L.   17 Feb 1923 - 15 Apr 1995

Teddie M. ( )

Overview of area with following 3 Dittmer and 1 Boss stones

DITTMER
Frederick  1894-1978   (Jan 2, 1894 - Sept 9, 1978)
Hazel   1902-2001  (1 Jun 1902 - 2001)
(NOTE: Wife's maiden name WEST)

DITTMER

Ruth   1901-1943

Herman   1895-1980

William & Bernita DITTMER
(Dec 7, 1896 - Dec 24, 1992)    ( )
(NOTE: Wife's maiden name FOX)

John H. and Clara BOSS
1894 - 1958       1899 - 1995
(NOTE: Wife's maiden name DITTMER)

DIDIER

Wilma E.   19 Mar 1924 - 9 Jul 2004

Bernard J.   16 Dec 1917 - 4 Aug 1988

(NOTE: Wife's maiden name DITTMER)

Elizabeth Ragsdale HARTWELL

Dec 22, 1819 - Nov 30, 1916

Grandmother

Frankie Lyn ANDERSON

1 Jun 1989    (single legible date)


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