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Bethesda M. E. Church and Cemetery {Jefferson County, Iowa}
Posted by: Deborah Brownfield - Stanley (ID *****1616) Date: February 12, 2004 at 09:09:24
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Bethesda M. E. Church and Cemetery
East of Fairfield (Iowa) on Highway #34.
Placque on church shows dates: 1861-1917.
Section 34, Buchanan Township


Young, Sarah J., wife of Wm. M. died August 23, 1873, aged 41 years 7 months 29 days
Children: Alice E., died September 14, 1857; Willard M., died September 22, 1858; Mary F., died September 5, 1860; Bertie, died August 17, 1873 (infant)

Young, Rachel, wife of Robert, died April 20, 1874, aged 55 years

Ball, J., died _____15, 1857 aged 27 years 1 month 11 days (stone broken)

Ball, Margaret M., daughter of J and E. C. Ball, died September 7, 1855, aged 1 month 7 days.

Roach, Mary M., wife of J., died February 27, 1857 aged 32 years

Roach, William D., son of J and M. A., died October 9, 1854 aged 11 months 2 days

Clapp, Catherine, daughter of W. D. and E. A., died September 15, 1854, aged 5 years 7 months 12 days

Clapp, William H.H., son of D. B. and R. Clapp, died March 29, 1851 aged 5 years 5 months 13 days.

Clapp, Solomon C. T., son of D. B. and R. Clapp, died July 21, 1867 aged 18 years 2 months 21 days

Clapp, Abraham A., son of D. B. and R. Clapp, died January 6, 1861 aged 23 years 3 months 14 days

Clapp, Daniel B., died January 27, 1861 aged 45 years 2 months 8 days

Clover, Elizabeth A., wife of Wm. M. Clover, died April 17, 1857 aged 16 years 10 months 9 days

Heyser, Eleanor, wife of Elias Heyser, died July 5, 1857 aged 34 years 9 months 2 days

Maxwell, B. Born in Cumberland Co., Pa. July 18, 1806, died June 25, 1884. (CW marker shows name Benjamin Maxwell, PVT 3rd Iowa Cavalry) (E. Face)
Maxwell, Sarah Ellen, born February 1, 1849, died February 27, 1851 (N. Face)
Maxwell, Jane, born in Rockberg Co., Pa. September 15, 1808, died August 25, 1883 (S. Face)
(Note: 1879 History Jefferson County, Iowa, give her maiden name Jane McCormick, birthplace Rockbridge Co., Va. and marriage date May 22, 1827.)

McCallister, Benjamin F. 1891- 1936
Fairfield Ledger May 21, 1936 page 3; obit May 29

McCallister, Mary C. 1894 - ______

Jones, Wm. C. (Father) July 9, 1809 – September 10, 1898

Jones, Permelia A., wife of Wm. C., died 18th October 1889 aged 78 years 15 days (Inscription on stone) “They were married in Wythe Co., Va. on Feb. 20, 1831.”

Jones, Elizabeth R., only daughter of W. C. and P. A. Jones, died October 14, 1864 aged 22 years 9 months 7 days

Jones, Wm. H., died August 30, 1882 aged 48 years 3 months 29 days

Jones, A. M., son of W. H. and R. E. Jones, died October 17, 1869 aged 1yr 25 days

Downing, John T., son of Wm. And Mary P. Downing, died September 17, 1878 aged 10 years 3 months 23 days

Downing, G. ?. died September 8, 1865, aged 25 years 4 months 22 days

Downing, Sarah Ann, wife of Wm., died January 26, 1852 aged 32 years 11 months 27 days

Downing, Samuel son of W. and S. Downing, died February 2, 1853 aged 15 years 8 days

Bose, Sarah, daughter of L. and S. Bose, died December 25, 1851 aged 12 years 9 months 21 days

Children of L. and S. Bose
William N., died December 1, 1854 aged 18 years 5 months 24 days
George died August 3, 1850 aged 4 months 6 days
Catharine died August 11, 1850 aged 4 months 14 days

Huff, John, May 11, 1811 – October 21, 1895
Huff, Sarah, His wife July 6, 1814 – December 23, 1871

“Farewell Dear Brother” (W. Face)
Shelley, David L., died August 8, 1883 aged 30 years 8 months 9 days

Campbell, Charles L., died October 25, 1867 aged 10 months 20 days (N. Face)
Campbell, George L., died March 14, 1873 aged 3 years 3 months 5 days
Children of B. R. and O. Campbell

Overholser, William, April 19, 1835 – May 31, 1917
Overholser, Rebecca Shelly, his wife December 5, 1846 – March 8, 1884
Overholser, Carrie May, February 23, 1872 – August 11, 1873
Overholser, Alberta Jane, December 5, 1876 – September 14, 1878

Amick, In memory of Barbara A., wife of Peter Amick, died March 9, 1852 aged 25 years 10 months 20 days

Jones, Nannie daughter of G. A. and E. E. Jones, died August 16, 1873 aged 1 year 8 months 22 days

Jones, Emma E., daughter of C. or G. A. and E. E. Jones, died November 24, 1862 aged 1 year 1 month 10 days

Root, A. C., born March 11, 1831, died February 6, 1907
Root, Elizabeth, his wife born February 24, 1838 died November 19, 1922

Root, Dell M. 1868 – 1947

Strong, Elizabeth H., daughter of J. M. and M. M. Strong, died August 31, 1853 aged 1 year 11 months 18 days

Strong, Hiram R., son of J. M. and M. M. Strong, died November 16, 1851 aged 11 years 4 days

Rizor, John September 23, 1828 – March 29, 1908
Rizor, Cynthia, his wife November 14, 1841 – September 10, 1907

Rizor, George died January 20, 1856 aged 68 years 9 months 8 days

Rizor, Margaret, wife of George Rizor (Fifecope) died August 26, 1875 aged 87 years 6 months 8 days

Grace, John H., 1858 – 1941
Grace, Emma, 1862 – 1949

Clapp, Thomas W. PVT 3 Iowa Cav. December 1861 (govt. stone)

Clapp, Thomas W., son of S. and A. Clapp died of fever December 4, 1861 aged 21 years 8 months 10 days (E Face)
Clapp, Margery E., daughter of S. and A. Clapp, died June 20, 1857 aged 18 years 6 months 19 days (N. Face)
Clapp, Ann, wife of S. Clapp died May 2, 1857 aged 44 years 3 months 15 days (W. Face)

Moore, Frank September 6, 1856 – June 24, 1889
Moore Ellen Shelly, his wife July 8, 1854 - _____

Caviness, Hannah A., wife of R. E. Caviness died March 26, 1873 aged 36 years 5 months 16 days

Caviness, Esther J. James, wife of R. E. Caviness died January 3, 1885 aged 32 years ( S. Face)
Caviness, Richard A., died November 21, 1880 aged 3 years (E. Face)
Caviness, Alice V., died April 3, 1881 aged 18 months
Caviness, John W., died September 6, 1885 aged 15 months (W. Face)
Caviness, Rolla E., died March 24, 1886 aged 4 years
Children of R. E. and E. Caviness

Ferguson, Margaret, wife of Joseph Ferguson, died May 16, 1864 aged 50 years 5 days

Ferguson, Esther J., daughter of J. and M. Ferguson, died September 11, 1858 aged 2 years 7 months 17 days

Minner, Philena E., daughter of W. H. and S. E. Minner died September 24, 1857 aged 5 months 2 days

Mulinix, James I., son of I. and M. Mulinix, died May 31, 1869 aged 24 years 7 months 16 days

Osborn, Lettisha died March 31, 1880 aged 84 years 1 month 27 days

Mullinix, Isriael died January 11, 1882 aged 72 years (W. Face)
Mullinix, Samuel L., son of I. and M. Mullinix died December 23, 1881 aged 13 years

Tuller, Ezekiel died January 28, 1859 aged 62 years 4 months 15 days

Rizor, Children of John and Cynthia
Rizor, Mary Thedore died December 26, 1871 aged 9 years 10 months 3 days (S. Face)
Rizor, John W., died November 22, 1870 aged 9 years 6 months 6 days (N. Face)

Larson, John 1855 – 1923
Larson, Barbara 1858 – 1923

Evans, Sarah A., wife of J. B. Evans died _____ 1866? (broken stone)

Crabb, John died September 26, 1866 in the 43? Year of his life

Howard, Our Mother, Gracie Ann Howard born February 16, 1822 died September 10, 1897
Howard, Laura E., born June 19, 1857 died December 25, 1889

Howard, John born September 9, 1810 – August 12, 1870

Howard, Ira E., son of J. and G. A. Howard died April 20, 1863 aged 3 months 6 days

Doughty, James S., died December 7, 1872 aged 35 years 3 months 22 days

James, Frances P., born April 25, 1807 died February 11, 1888 (S. Face)
James, Sally G., wife of F. P. James born January 21, 1812 died March 23, 1889

Love, Thomas L., died November 30, 1871 aged 75 years 1 month (S. Face)
Love, Hannah died January 29, 1871 aged 65 years 8 months 9 days (N. Face)

Huff, Edwin S. 1871 – 1944

Pugsley, Annie M., wife of C. G. Pugsley died January 20, 1874 aged 35 years 2 months 3 days (W. Face)
Pugsley, Joseph son of C. G. and A. M. Pugsley died March 25, 1871 aged 2 months 5 days

Huff, Our Mother, Susan A. Huff born April 1, 1849 died August 3, 1880

Davison, Children of E. and E. M. Davison (W. Face)
Davison, Francis S., born January 30, 1870 died October 21, 1878
Davison, Flora E., May 24, 1885 died January 28, 1886 (E. Face)
Davison, Martha H., born October 5, 1868 died December 13, 1885 (S. Face)
Davison, Anna M., born January 20, 1880 died November 17, 1880

Davison, Eunice M., wife of Eber Davison died June 22, 1900 aged 53 years 6 months

James, Walter M., died January 20, 1877 aged 4 years 1 month (S. Face)
James, Reuben E., died May 26, 1874 aged 20 years 11 months 6 days (N. Face)

Jones, Sarah, wife of Riley Jones died August 13, 1863 aged 49 years 9 months 5 days
Jones, Riley H. L., son of H. G. and W. L. ? Jones died September 8, 1863 aged 1 month 13 days

Parsons, R. E. 1835 – 1915 (W. Face)
Parsons, Katharine, His wife 1824 – 1870
Six infant children
Parsons, Malisa, His wife, 1840 – 1880 (S. Face)
Parsons, Josie E., 1877 – 1895
Parsons, Harmon R., 1875 – 1875
Parsons, John W., 1858 – 1885 (N. Face)

Parsons, Jesse E., 1877 – 1960

McCormick, Geo., 1837 – 1911
McCormick, Sarah A., his wife, 1838 – 1918

McCormick, Johnie died September 26, 1869 ( no age shown)
McCormick, Arminda died September 12, 1869 aged 2 years 8 months 4 days
Children of George and S. A. McCormick

McCormick, Wm. Co. B, 19 Iowa Infantry, died December 18, 1863 of a wound rec’d at the Battle of Prairie Grove aged 28 years 9 months. Buried at Fayetteville, Ark
McCormick, William PVT 19 Iowa Infantry December 18, 1862 (govt stone) 1862, 1863?

McCormick, John W., son of J. and M. A. McCormick died May 2, 1859 aged 6 years 10 months 5 days

McCormick, John born December 5, 1809 died February 27, 1889 (N. Face)
McCormick, Mary Ann wife of J. McCormick died June 8, 1876 aged 65 years 3 months 4 days
McCormick, Indiana daughter of J. and M. A. McCormick died March 6, 1876 aged 34 years 1 month 4 days (S. Face)

Clapp, Florence Belle, daughter of J. W. and S. J. Clapp died August 20, 1872 aged 1 year 25 days

Clapp, James W., June 2, 1836 – May 24, 1903
Clapp, Samantha J. June 10, 1840 – April 2, 1929 (McCormick) obit-Fairfield Ledger, May 11, page 4 col. 3

Clapp, Martha L., born April 11, 1881 – died April 16, 1881 (W. Face)
Clapp, Mary S. born September 25, 1886 died December 12, 1887 (E. Face)
Children of James W. and Samantha Clapp (N. Face)

Hill, T. J., died February 17, 1878 aged 66 years 2 months 7 days

Hill, Julia A., wife of T. J. Hill died May 31, 1877 aged 64 years 4 days

McCormack, Harlie E., son of H. and B. E. McCormack died December 20, 1882 aged 1 year 3 months 2 days

McCormick, Josie Belle daughter of Henry and S. E. McCormick died December 18, 1880 aged 13 years 9 months 14 days

McCormick, Henry died September 18, 1869 in the 37th year of his age

Clark, Ransom born 1795 died 1873 aged 78 years
Clark, Amelia born 1800 died September 2, 1878 aged 78 years

James, William F., Husband of Margia F. James born October 17, 1842 died May 26, 1885 Vol of Co. H 3d Iowa Cav (W. Face)
James, Eva daughter of W. F. and M. F. James born May 26, 1880 died March 30, 1881 (N. Face)

James, William F., Saddler 3 Iowa Cav. May 26, 1885 (govt stone)

James, Lester E., April 1, 1885 – March 17, 1888
James, Cora J., June 5, 1887 – June 14, 1890

Lee, Clora A., daughter of D. L. and E. L. Lee died August 20, 1881 aged 1 year 11 months 4 days

Robinson, Eliza A., wife of Henry Robinson died July 14, 1886 aged 65 years 8 months 22 days (W. Face)
Robinson, Henry buried at Marietta, Ga., aged ? 43 years 9 months 4 days (N. Face)

Robinson, Homer son of P. N. and E. A. Robinson died December 23, 1881 aged 1 year 10 months 3 days

Maxwell, James M., born May 30, 1851 died June 19, 1892 (W. Face)
Maxwell, Viola daughter of J. M. and L. L. Maxwell born April 25, 1876 died September 7, 1893 (N. Face)

Maxwell, Harry A., son of J. M. and L. L. Maxwell died February 12, 1881 aged 2 years 13 days

Britton, Theodore Ira, son of W. H. and S. E. Britton died November 14, 1880 aged 8 months 24 days

Davis, James R., 1847 – 1911
Davis, Mary E., his wife 1847 – 1899

Davis, John died October 31, 1884 aged 74 years 11 months 6 days (N. Face)
Davis, Elleoner E., wife of J. Davis died April 10, 1884 aged 67 years 1 month 14 days (S. Face)

Caviness, Eddie L., son of R. M. and E. Caviness died September 7, 1888 aged 13 years 6 months 2 days

Caviness, Franklin died April 12, 1874 aged 20 years 2 months 24 days

Caviness, Alonzo son of A. and A. Caviness died April 21, 1861 aged 5 years 5 months 9 days

Caviness, Alfred April 17, 1818 – November 24, 1893 (S. Face)
Osborn, Achsa, wife of A. Caviness, October 26, 1822 – January 3, 1892 (W. Face)

Fell, Geo., died October 28, 1887 aged 64 years 6 months 7 days (W. Face)
Fell, Ellen A. Tomlinson died August 5, 1883 aged 29 years 4 months 23 days

McCormick, Frank 1865 – 1946
McCormick, Minnie J. 1872 – 1957

Green, Dallas M. 1868 – 1948
Green, Pearl M. 1873 – 19__

Knight, Rachel wife of Peter Knight died June 27, 1874 aged 67 years 6 months 16 days

Davis, Wm. B., Co. E 15th Ohio Vol Inf. 1844 – 1916
Davis, Martha J., His wife 1844 – 1918

Davis, William B., PVT 15th Ohio Inf. November 9, 1916 (govt stone)

Davis, Alwilda M., daughter of W. B. and M. J. Davis died March 15, 1879 aged 10 years 8 months 26 days

Davis, John T., son of W. B. and M. J. Davis died March 14, 1879 aged 5 years 2 months 27 days

Davis, Hary A., son of W. B. and M. J. Davis died March 5, 1879 aged 9 months 3 days

Davis, Elizabeth E., daughter of W. B. and M. J. Davis died March 3, 1879 aged 7 years 9 months 6 days

Liblin, Frank 1878 – 1961

James, Charles F., 1872 – 1935
James, Etta M., 1871 – 19__ (Nelson)

Davis, George 1850 – 1904
Davis, Mary 1857 – 1932 (McCormick)

Prince, J. E., 1865 – 1942
Prince, Jennie L., 1871 – 1956

Davis, Elmer C., 1874 – 1959
Davis, Clara E., 1882 – 1952

Davis, Cora K., 1876 - 1956

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I posted this all as one piece, did not want to break up because I have no idea who is related to someone else in this section. If you are related to John Huff, check that surname board, will be posting a couple of pieces on him also.

Deborah


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