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Perry Township

Perry Center Cemetery  Section 3 Rows 1-4

Proofed 5 July 2003

Name

Sec- tion

Row

Stone #

Inscription

Symbols

Comments

 Johnson, Paul R.

3

1

1

Paul R. Johnson/ Apr. 19, 1902/ Sep. 15, 1905

 

Gray granite

 Johnson, Kate C.

3

1

2

Kate C. Johnson/ Apr. 24, 1900/ Sep. 5, 1905

 

Gray granite

 Joiner, Williard W.

 Joiner, Emma Adams

 Joiner, Nettie May

 Joiner, Emma "Dot"

3

1

3

Williard W./ 1852-1934/ Emma Adams/ 1860-1938/ Joiner/ Nettie May/ 1882-1891/ Emma "Dot"/ 1888-1893

I.O.O.F. flag holder

 

 Bowen, Father

3

1

4

Father

War of 1812 flag holder

Zinc. See mon 3-1-6

 Bowen, Mother

3

1

5

Mother

 

Zinc. See mon 3-1-6

 Bowen, John Jr.

 Bowen, Amy Maria

 Bowen, John Sr.

 Bowen, Ann Roby

 Bowen, Ebenezer Roby

 Bowen, Hollis

3

1

6

[W face] John Bowen, Jr./ born in Westmoreland, N.H./ died March 2, 1887./ aged 87 yrs., 2 mos., 9 days./ Amy Maria, his wife,/ died April 11, 1901/ aged 90 years, 2 days./ Bowen/ [E face] John Bowen, Sr./ died August 2, 1859./ aged 87 y'rs 1 mo. 20 d'ys./ Ann Roby, his wife,/ died Jan. 10, 1833,/ aged 54 y's 10 mo's 17 d'ys./ Ebenezer Roby/ Bowen,/ died May 4, 1807,/ aged 8 y'rs 5 mo's 22 d'ys/ buried in Westmoreland, N.H./ Hollis Bowen,/ died Nov. 30, 1881/ aged 79 y'rs 5 mo's 16 d'ys/ buried in New Hampton, IA./ Bowen

tied bundle of wheat

Zinc monument between rows 1 and 2

 Bowen, John Jr.

3

1

7

John, Jr.

 

Zinc. See mon 3-1-6

 Bowen, Maria

3

1

8

Maria

 

Zinc. See mon 3-1-6

 Miller, Kenneth A.

3

1

9

Kenneth A Miller/ Ohio/ Cpl US Marine Corps/ World War II PH/ Aug 30 1924 Jan 22 1964

WWII flag holder

Flush Gov't granite

 Bennett, Dick

 Bennett, Kate M.

3

1

10

Bennett/ Dick/ 1860-1935/ Kate M./ 1864-1939

I.O.O.F. & Rebekah Lodge emblems, I.O.O.F. flag holder

 

 Bowen, Andrus

3

1

11

Andrus Bowen/ born/ Oct. 13, 1828/ died/ June 14, 1885.

 

 

 Bowen, Adelia

3

1

12

Adelia Bowen/ born/ Dec. 5, 1829/ died/ Dec. 18, 1895.

 

 

 Cameron, Pearl R.

3

1

13

Pearl R. Cameron/ Aug. 20, 1904 July 9, 1983

 

 

 Cameron, James A.

3

1

14

James A Cameron/ Ohio/ Captain US Army/ World War I/ Sept 10 1891 June 18 1957

cross, WWI flag holder

Gov't marker[?]

 King, Beatrice

3

1

15

Beatrice King/ July 8, 1889/ May 9, 1953

 

Similar to 3-1-18

 Schaefer, Donald J.

3

1

16

Donald J. Schaefer/ May 21, 1916/ Sept. 11, 1967

 

Similar to 3-1-18

 Ruetenik, Waldemar H.

3

1

17

Waldemar H./ Ruetenik/ Jan. 16, 1888/ Mar. 20, 1970

 

See mon 3-1-18

 Ruetenik,

3

1

18

Ruetenik

leaf decorations

Monument between rows 1 & 2

 Fleming, Sylvia S.

3

1

19

Sylvia S. Fleming/ Jan. 11, 1915/ Oct. 7, 1998

 

Similar to 3-1-18

 Fleming, Robert M.

3

1

20

Robert M. Fleming/ Nov. 18, 1904/ June 25, 1959

 

Similar to 3-1-18

 Shepard, Helen R.

3

1

21

Helen R. Shepart/ June 16, 1890/ Jan. 19, 1977

 

Similar to 3-1-18

 Shepard, Clarence A.

3

1

22

Clarence A. Shepard/ May 24, 1890/ Dec. 19, 1958

 

Similar to 3-1-18

 Compton, Leah M.

 Compton, Halley G.

3

1

23

Compton/ Leah M./ 1897-1986/ Halley G./ 1895-1959

leaf decorations

 

 Compton, Harry K.

 Compton, Lucy A.

3

1

24

Compton/ Harry K./ Jan. 9, 1869/ Apr. 17, 1934/ Lucy A./ Nov. 12, 1872/ June 1, 1932

leaf decs, I.O.O.F. & Rebekah Lodge emblems & flagholders

 

 Lombardy, Joseph D.

 Lombardy, Eva May

3

1

25

Lombardy/ Joseph D./ 1893-1994/ Eva May/ 1900-1974

WW I & D.A.R. flag holders

 

 Hill, Charles L.

 Hill, Lydia M.

3

1

26

Hill/ Charles L./ 1842-1918/ Lydia M., his wife/ 1855-1924

 

Monument between rows 1 & 2

 Hill, Mother

3

1

27

Mother

 

See mon 3-1-26

 Hill, Father

3

1

28

Father

Civil War flag holder

See mon 3-1-26

 Hill, Baby

3

X

X

Baby

 

from old reading with pencil note: Eva Josephine Lombardy, 1924-1924, Daughter of Joseph D. and Eva May (Walker) Lombardy.

 Johnson, Albert E.

3

2

1

Albert E. Johnson/ Jul. 19, 1898/ Sep. 27, 1984

 

 

 Wick, Frances M.

3

2

2

Mom and Gramma/ Frances M. Wick/ 1912-1980

cross with roses, praying hands

 

 Johnson, Karl

 Johnson, Anna

3

2

3

Johnson/ Karl/ 1874-1952/ Anna/ 1871-1961

 

 

 Williams, Ronald "Gene"

3

2

4

[E face] In loving memory/ Ronald "Gene"/ Williams/ 1934-1994/ You're always with us, Dad/ [W face] He shall wipe away all tears/ Isaiah 25 8

hearts & flowers

 

 Shaw, Joana

3

2

5

Joana/ wife of/ John Shaw/ died/ Nov. 4, 1839/ aged 19 yrs.

 

Effloresced marble

 Olsen, Patrick J.

3

2

6

Patrick J. Olsen/ 1944-1982/ "Butch"

 

 

 Olsen, Katherine L.

3

2

7

Katherine L. Olsen/ 1938/ [NE]/ Kathy

 

 

 Acker, John E.

3

2

8

John E. Acker/ Sept. 17, 1929/ July 20, 1972

 

 

 Barton, Jack E.

 Barton, Audrey R.

3

2

9

Barton/ Jack E./ 1905-1971/ Audrey R./ 1908-1984

cross

 

 Ruetenik, Otto S.

3

2

10

Otto S. Ruetenik/ Nov. 1, 1855/ Dec. 10, 1927

 

See mon 3-1-18

 Ruetenik, Katie

3

2

11

Katie Ruetenik/ Apr. 27, 1860/ July 11, 1942

 

See mon 3-1-18

 Schaefer, Mabel R.

3

2

12

Mabel R. Schaefer/ Dec. 21, 1885/ Oct. 11, 1974

 

Similar to 3-1-18

 Schaefer, John

3

2

13

John Schaefer/ Sept. 30, 1884/ Dec. 21, 1924

 

Similar to 3-1-18

 Compton, Gladys M.

 Compton, Norman J.

3

2

14

Compton/ Gladys M./ Feb. 8, 1921/ Nov. 20, 1998/ Norman J./ Mar. 17, 1920/ Jan. 30, 1999

 

 

 Compton, George Kyle

3

2

15

1934 - 1936/ George Kyle/ Compton

lamb

 

 Dodd, Viola E.

3

2

16

Judge not thy/ friend until/ thou standest/ in his place..../ Rabbi Hiliel/ Viola E. Dodd/ Oct. 26, 1897/ Aug. 30, 1967

 

 

 Hill ?, Baby

3

2

17

Baby

 

See mon 3-1-26

 Walker, George H.

3

2

18

George H. Walker/ 1874-1944

 

 

 Berer, Lizzie

3

3

1

Lizzie/ daughter of/ J. & D. Berer/ died/ Feb. 25, 1866/ aged 1 year 3 m.

sleeping lamb under flowers

 

 Fitz, George A.

 Fitz, Rosa

 Fitz, Frank W.

 Lapham, William S.

 Lapham, Jane E.

3

3

2

[W face] Fitz/ George A./ Jan. 24, 1829 - Oct. 9, 1911/ Rosa his wife/ Mar. 26, 1833 - Mar. 6, 1913/ 1858 Son - Frank W. 1923/ [E face] Lapham/ 1859 William S. 1927/ 1861 Jane E. his wife 1923

 

Monument between rows 3 & 4

 Fitz, Geo. E.

3

3

3

Geo E Fitz/ Co E/ 171 Ohio Inf

GAR flag holder

See mon. 3-3-2

 Sweeney, Jerry H.

3

3

4

In loving memory/ Jerry H. Sweeney/ Sept. 17, 1942/ Sept. 22, 1982/ [Gov't marble footstone] Jerry H. Sweeney/ Pvt US Army/ Sep 17 1942 Sep 22 1982

buck's head, cross on footstone, US flag holder

 

 Bowen, Mary Ann

3

3

5

Mary Ann/ wife of/ Henry J. Bowen/ died/ June 10, 1866,/ aged 22 yrs

 

 

 Bowen, Henry J.

3

3

6

Henry J. Bowen/ died/ Apr. 9, 1892/ aged 50 yrs./ 5 mos. 23 ds.

 

 

 Wymer, Paul C.

 Wymer, Syboline

 Wymer, Paul M.

3

3

7

[E face] Wymer/ Paul C./ 1906-1987/ Syboline/ 1911-1999/ Paul M./ 1940-1985/ [W face] Wymer

2 birds on dogwood branch, 3D rose stem with buds

 

 Harper, Caroline Ward

 Harper, Eliza A.

3

3

8

[E face] H/ Caroline Ward Harper/ 1830-1900/ Eliza A. Harper/ 1847-1918/ [W face] Harper

 

Monument on back of lot between rows 3 & 4

 Harper, C. W.

3

3

9

C. W. H.

 

See mon 3-3-8

 Harper, E. A.

3

3

10

E. A. H.

 

See mon 3-3-8

 Church, Clifford

3

3

11

At rest/ Clifford Church/ 1907-1925

flowers

 

 Church, Elinore L.

 Church, Herbert L.

3

3

12

Church/ Elinore L./ 1884-1958/ Herbert L./ 1879-1945

wild roses

 

 Sibcy, Lura

3

3

13

[top face] Lura/ [E face] Wife of/ Arthur Sibcy/ June 28, 1857/ Oct. 8, 1875

 

 

 Whitmore, Cephas

 Whitmore, Polly

3

3

14

Cephas Whitmore/ May 25, 1800/ May 2, 1867/ Polly Whitmore/ Apr. 9, 1809/ Nov. 28, 1891

 

Partly illegible, dates from old reading

 Young, A. Judson

3

3

15

[top face] A. Judson/ [E face] 1863-1890

 

Partly illegible, dates from old reading. Surname submitted by researcher.

 Young, Lucilla S.

3

3

16

[top face] Lucilla S.[?]/ [E face] 1826-1895

 

Partly illegible, dates from old reading. Surname submitted by researcher.

 Young, T. R.

3

3

17

[top face] T. R. Young/ Co D/ 7th O. W./ Co. M. 2nd O.H.A./ [E face] 1825-1867

GAR flag holder

From old reading, only name now legible

 Lapham, Frankie M.

 Lapham, Clyde

3

4

1

Lapham/ Frankie M./ Nov. 3, 1903/ Mar. 6, 1984/ Clyde/ Dec. 3, 1901/ Mar. 4, 1969

wild roses

See mon 3-3-2

 Lapham, Lila M.

3

4

2

Lila M./ Aug. 13, 1923/ Oct. 15, 1933/ Daughter of/ Clyde and Frankie Lapham

 

See mon 3-3-2

 Lapham, James D.

3

4

3

James D./ Sept. 22, 1937/ June 25, 1966/ Son of/ Clyde and Frankie Lapham

 

See mon 3-3-2

 Lapham, Helen

3

4

4

[top face] Little Helen/ Jan. 19, 1902/ aged 15 mo. 16 ds.

 

See mon 3-3-2. Old reading assigns surname of Fitz

 Sweeney, Katheryn

 Sweeney, Clyde E.

3

4

5

Sweeney/ Katheryn/ 1923-[NE]/ Clyde E./ 1904-1972

3D cross, roses

Diamond-shaped stone

 Dye, Genevieve

 Dye, Denzil

3

4

6

Dye/ Genevieve/ Dec. 25, 1916/ Jan. 15, 1982/ Denzil/ June 17, 1905/ April 4, 1984

leaf decorations

 

 Square, Dorothy M.

 Square, Vincent C.

3

4

7

[E face] Square/ Dorothy M./ 1922-[NE]/ Vincent C./ 1923-1979/ [W face] Square

crosses with roses

 

 Kammerer, William

 Kammerer, Ivah M.

3

4

8

[E face] Kammerer/ William/ 1896-1972/ Ivah M./ 1902-1990/ [W face] Kammerer

torch with leaves

 

 Baldauf, Florence M.

 Baldauf, Maurice E.

3

4

9

[E face] Baldauf/ Florence M./ 1917-[NE]/ [2 rings] July 11, 1942/ Maurice E./ 1912-1995/ Love is now the Stardust of yesterday/ [bronze gov't marker attached to W face] Maurice E Baldauf/ US Army Air Corps/ World War II/ Apr 18 1912 + Mar 23 1995

3D rose, US P.O. Dept. (Pony Express) insignia, 2 music notes each side of saying, WWII flag holder

 

 Church, Ione B.

3

4

10

Mother/ Ione B. Church/ 1848-1926

 

 

 Church, Amos R.

3

4

11

Father/ Amos R. Church/ 1848-1922

 

 

 Neff, Mary E.

3

4

12

Mary E./ wife of/ L. E. Neff/ died/ Jan. 11, 1861/ aged/ 26 ys. 7 ms. 23 ds.

 

Nearly illegible

 Thompson, Hihman

 Thompson, Isabelle Stephohs

3

4

13

[top face] Thompson/ [E face] Hihman[?] Thompson/ 1819-1889/ His wife/ Isabelle Stephohs[?]/ 1839-1920

 

Black text, difficult to decipher, nearly illegible

 Young ?, Mildred

3

4

14

Mildred/ 1899-1900

 

Nearly illegible

 Young ?, Gertrude

3

4

15

[top face] Gertrude/ [E face] 1898-1899

 

Nearly illegible

 Young ?, William

3

4

16

[top face] William/ [E face] Aug. 11, 1885/ Apr. 25, 1886

 

 

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