Peninsula Genealogical Society - Door Co. WI


Town of GIBRALTAR

* PIONEER/THORP CEMETERY *

INDEX-1977 & *PHOTO SURVEY by Nikkie HOWARD-2011

updated 26 Apr 2011


* YOU WILL FIND THE LOCATION OF THORP CEMETERY ON THE TOWN OF GIBRALTAR MAPS PAGE! *

LOCATION:  SE1/4 NE1/4 Section 29, Town of Gibraltar.  Located in the Peninsula State Park.  Take the park entrance on Highway 42 located in the Village of Fish Creek, along Shore Road.  Cemetery is located across from the Weborg Point Camp Area in the woods.

Copied 30 Jul 1977 by Judy SRNKA, Eileen SLABY and Beverly DIEFENBACH and typed by Sally TREICHEL all of the Wisconsin State Old Cemetery Society.

Retyped for the PGS Website by Sue HOHNEKE on 1 Oct 2009.  Dates have been changed where needed to read: dd-mmm-yyyy for uniformity on the PGS Website.

*Pictures taken by Nikkie HOWARD of a Photo Survey of the cemetery done in 2011 and sent to the PGS on 25 Apr 2011.  Index updated with new information and stone pictures linked. (26 Apr 2011)

CLICK ON PICTURE TO SEE ENLARGED!

Above:  View of entrance to the PIONEER/THORP Cemetery at Peninsula State Park-picture by Nikkie HOWARD (25 Apr 2011)


 

ATKINSON, Eliza ATKINSON THORP/Wife of Asa THORP/Died 28 Apr 1898/Aged 74 yrs 2 mo's 1 day.

ATKINSON, Sarah/wife of (James?)__s ATKINSON/Died 28 Jul 1858/AE 78 y's 8 m's & 27 d's/Blessed are the dead which die in the Lord, in ground stone, stone broken, picture contributed by Nikkie HOWARD (25 Apr 2011).

ATKINSON see THORP

BARABOO, Arthur Charles/23 Dec 1943 (no other dates), picture contributed by Nikkie HOWARD (25 Apr 2011).

CLAFLIN, Albert/WISCONSIN/PVT CO E 32 REGT WIS INF/CIVIL WAR/6 Sep 1826-7 Jun 1864, in ground metal service marker., next to Sarah Ann. Also, old in ground stone broken:  _?_, Albert/Died 3 Jun 1864/Age 39 yrs/Member Co. E./32 Reg. Wis. Vot., ossw Charles, stone broken where surname should have been, located next to Asa THORP, picture contributed by Nikkie HOWARD (25 Apr 2011).

CLAFLIN, Charles H./WISCONSIN/PVT CO F 32 REGT WIS INF/CIVIL WAR/2 Feb 1828-5 Nov 1965, in ground metal service marker, next to Albert.  Also, old in ground stone broken: _?_, Charles H./Died 5 Nov 1865/Age 37 yrs/Member Co. F./32 Regt Wis. Vot., ossw Albert, stone broken where surname should have been, located next to Asa THORP, picture contributed by Nikkie HOWARD (25 Apr 2011). 

CLAFLIN, Increase/1834 First Settler in Door County/Born 19 Sep 1795-Died 27 Mar 1868, picture contributed by Nikkie HOWARD (25 Apr 2011).

CLAFLIN, Mary Ann/wife of Increase CLAFLIN/Died 7 Sep 1873/Aged 74 yrs./Farewell we meet no more/On this side of Heaven,/The passing scene is o'er/The last sad look is given, old stone broken now preserved in concrete on ground, (not on 1977 index), picture contributed by Nikkie HOWARD (25 Apr 2011).

CLAFLIN, Sarah Ann/Died 20 Dec 1850/Age 28 yrs.

CLAFLIN, Children/Children of Increase & Mary Ann CLAFLIN.

CLAFLIN, Maria R. CLAFLIN THORP/wife of Jacob E. THORP/Died 7 Nov 1896/Age 61 Yr's 7 Mo's 18 D's, picture contributed by Nikkie HOWARD (25 Apr 2011).

CLAFLIN see also THORP.

MELVIN, Hugh A./Son of J. & E. MELVIN/Born 18 Dec 1898-Died 9 Aug 1905, picture contributed by Nikkie HOWARD (25 Apr 2011). And, additional side view of stone with sign: MELVIN, Hugh A., contributed by Nikkie HOWARD (25 Apr 2011).  And, Additional picture of sign by stone: MELVIN, Hugh A., picture contributed by Nikkie HOWARD (25 Apr 2011).  Also, footstone atop other footstone: MELVIN, Hugh A., H. M., no other names, picture contributed by Nikkie HOWARD (25 Apr 2011).

THORP, Jacob E./Died 25 Aug 1882/Age 53 yrs 10 mo's 5 d's, ossw Maria R. CLAFLIN.

THORP, Maria R. CLAFLIN THORP/wife of Jacob E. THORP/Died 7 Nov 1896/Age 61 Yr's 7 Mo's 18 D's, picture contributed by Nikkie HOWARD (25 Apr 2011).

THORP, Byron J./1853-1908, ossw Herbert A., picture contributed by Nikkie HOWARD (25 Apr 2011).

THORP, Herbert A./1850-1916, ossw Byron J., picture contributed by Nikkie HOWARD (25 Apr 2011).

THORP, Rollin B./1906 (no other dates), ossw Edgar C. and Matilda C., picture contributed by Nikkie HOWARD (25 Apr 2011).

THORP, Edgar C./1860-1943, ossw Matilda C. and Rollin B., picture contributed by Nikkie HOWARD (25 Apr 2011).

THORP, Matilda C./1871-1951, ossw Edgar C. and Rollin B., picture contributed by Nikkie HOWARD (25 Apr 2011).

THORP, Asa T./Born 28 Nov 1819-Died 7 Nov 1907, ossw Eliza ATKINSON, picture contributed by Nikkie HOWARD (25 Apr 2011).

THORP, Eliza ATKINSON/Wife of Asa THORP/Died 28 Apr 1898/Aged 74 yrs 2 mo's 1 day.

THORP, Freeman E./Born at Egg Harbor Wis/28 Oct 1859/Perished by the sinking of the Steamer Erie L. HACKLEY/3 Oct 1903/Age 43 yrs. 11 mos. 5 ds., (ship listed as the HACKLET on old 1977 Index), picture contributed by Nikkie HOWARD (25 Apr 2011).  (See picture of Steamer Erie L. HACKLEY & information on its demise). Also, footstone: THORP, Freeman E., F. T., no other names, picture contributed by Nikkie HOWARD (25 Apr 2011).

THORP, Horace O./Son of T. & M. THORP/was drowned 6 May 1856/AE 23 yrs., in ground broken stone, picture contributed by Nikkie HOWARD (25 Apr 2011).  And, footstone in ground:  THORP, Horace O./H. O. T., picture contributed by Nikkie HOWARD (25 Apr 2011).

THORP see ATKINSON

THORP see CLAFLIN

 

UNKNOWNS

 

A., S./S. A. footstone, no other names, picture contributed by Nikkie HOWARD (25 Apr 2011).

_?_, _?_/unknown stone, illegible possible letters for footstone at top, picture contributed by Nikkie HOWARD (25 Apr 2011).

_?_, _?_/unknown stone, picture contributed by Nikkie HOWARD (25 Apr 2011).

_?_, _?_/partial stone with nothing legible, picture contributed by Nikkie HOWARD (25 Apr 2011).

 

 


Also, Indexed and typed by Sally TREICHEL  in 1977

    -Microfilmed in 35mm as part of the Door County Cemeteries/Tombstone Inscriptions in 1988 by Sue Hohneke for the Genealogical Society of Utah.  FHL US/CAN Film #1421896 Item 10   -available to interloan at your nearest Family History Center of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints or to view at the Family History Library in Salt Lake City, Utah.

    -Index as part of the Door County Cemeteries/Tombstone Inscriptions at the Laurie Room of the Door County Public Library in Sturgeon Bay, WI.


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