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Monmouth Cemetery

"Remember, child, its not the people in here you need to worry about. It's the ones on the outside."
~ Matilda Gertrude Lord, buried in Monmouth Cemetery, said to her great niece Clara Baker in 1930


Located on County Road 850 North - just east of the former Monmouth School in Root Township.

Information from research done by Nola Schieferstein Rains and family history from Jim Cox (great great great grandson of Reuben & Sabrina Lord)
Read by Penny Baughman North & Jim Cox in May 2010
Updated with information from obits, biographies, abstracts and tombstone photos.

Capitalized names have a biography attached. Click on the first name to read the bio.
Abstract: Adams Public Library System News Index
Zwick: Zwick's Funeral Home Records 1918-1922
Obit +: obituary also includes a tombstone photo

Unmarked photos courtesy of Jim Cox; others by Alicia Kneuss

Updated 6/23/2017
Monmouth Cemetery
Last Name First Name (Maiden) Birth Date Death Date Spouse
Marriage Date
Parents Military Obit Stone
Aber David 5/12/1822 4/28/1872 Eleanor Kennedy - 5/10/1849 abs: b 5/12/1822 obit +
Aber Mary Elizabeth (Rice) 2/5/1820 2/15/1892 Samuel - 5/26/1842 photo
Aber Samuel 7/7/1820 6/12/1866 Mary Elizabeth Rice photo
Aber William G 3/3/1846 8/22/1862 Samuel & Mary Elizabeth Rice Aber photo
Ames Francis M 10/8/1848 7/5/1865 George W & Mary A Hooper Ames
Ames George W 12/12/1822 3/7/1897 photo
Ames Mary A (Hooper) 4/13/1824 3/20/1891 George W photo
Auten Jacob 7/28/1811 9/29/1888 Martha photo
Auten Martha 2/12/1802 2/17/1873 Jacob photo
Ballard Violet May 10/29/1912 2/4/1920 John & Elizabeth Kurt Ballard obit
Ballard Vivian Paul 10/29/1912 2/16/1913 John & Elizabeth Kurt Ballard abstract
Baxter James 1858 3/5/1908
Blossom Brayton B 9/1/1864 10/20/1870 Lyman & Emma
Blossom E L 8/9/1872 1/18/1873 Lyman & Emma
Blossom Emma Jane (Hill) 9/1/1843 2/1/1873 Lyman Aaron & Olive Hill obit
Bottenberg Ellsworth 2/10/1854 10/7/1854 Jacob & Nancy
Bottenberg Infant daughter 4/11/1899 4/25/1899 C A & A T photo
Bottenberg Jacob 1/3/1810 12/20/1870 Nancy photo
Bottenberg John M 11/7/1847 7/27/1853 Jacob & Nancy
Bottenberg Nancy (VanHorn) 3/16/1814 10/31/1890 Jacob photo
Bottenberg Tinna Ann 4/11/1890 4/25/1890 Charles A & Almira T Bobo Bottenberg
Bradley Rebecca 9/22/1845 12/22/1865 John & Mary Ann
Brown Mary E (Harkless) 10/1/1858 4/19/1884 Adam James & Nancy Harkless obit photo
Burk Jane S 12/2/1817 5/2/1854 John
Burk John 1859
Burk Sarah T 3/23/1854 7/12/1854 John & Jane S
Burr Charles E 7/12/1864 6/29/1931 Minnie Gertrude Lord Peter S & Hester H Parrish Burr obit +
Burr Clara M 1890 7/0/1943 Charles E & Minnie G Lord Burr abstract photo
Burr Joseph Edward 10/27/1891 12/23/1932 Charles E & Minnie G Lord Burr obit +
Burr-Gaffer Minnie Gertrude (Lord) 3/19/1871 4/20/1941 Charles Burr & Peter Gaffer Martin & Nancy Dutcher Lord obit +
Chenoweth Thomas N 2/16/1859 4/26/1878 John P & Ruth Mickle Chenoweth photo
Christen Alice Victoria 12/18/1871 11/13/1873 Godfrey & Catherine Garver Christen photo
Christen Emma Floyd 2/10/1876 10/6/1884 J & Mary O Lord Christen photo
Christen Marcus M 3/10/1878 5/28/1878
Cline Amasa R 11/9/1862 5/1/1870 John R & Agnes Peoples Cline
Cook Frederick 7/7/1804 7/27/1881 Margaret
Cook Margaret (Schafer) 1882 Frederick
DAUGHERTY Andrew 7/30/1805 10/1/1896 Jane Montgomery -1832; Rachel Compton - 9/6/1883 Andrew & Mary Ferbee Daugherty photo
Daugherty Infant son 9/1/1867 9/17/1867 Oliver & Martha Robinson Daugherty
Daugherty Jane (Montgomery) 9/25/1810 3/18/1882 Andrew - 8/23/1832 John & Elizabeth Johnson Montgomery history: b 6/25/1810 photo
Daugherty Robert G 7/5/1874 11/2/1875 Andrew B & Jermima E Evans Daugherty
Deel Anna Maria (Bottenberg) 1839 1880 Jacob & Nancy Bottenberg photo
DeWitt John 1855 2/11/1875 Samuel & Laura Wilder DeWitt
Dickensheets Joseph Collins 11/20/1831 10/17/1877 Julia Bushnell - 1858 Henry & Marian Drake Dickensheets photo
Dorwin Calvin T 8/29/1796 3/3/1874 Fanny Bell photo
Dorwin Fanny (Bell) 3/19/1804 7/28/1873 Calvin T photo
Dorwin Ziba 1/21/1793 2/3/1864 photo
Dutcher Almond 1/26/1838 7/2/1902 Civil War Co G 51st IN Inf death notice photo
Dutcher Brada (Wise) 1840 10/3/1874 Almond photo
Dutcher Catharine (Duddleson) 2/21/1811 5/18/1898 Samuel Ralph & Catherine A Bush Duddleston obit +
Dutcher Jane (Ramsey) 1857 10/20/1885 Almond photo
Dutcher Samuel 2/2/1812 3/25/1899 Catharine Duddleson Levi & Elizabeth Hutchins Dutcher obit +
Egg Bertha C 8/31/1886 8/3/1889 Charles V & Hannah M Hart Egg photo
Evans Willie S 2/6/1877 4/1/1877 J K & B
Fonner Infant son 1/3/1861 3/14/1861 John A & Elizabeth Pillers Fonner
Fonner Infant John A & Elizabeth Pillers Fonner
Fonner Mary (Crouse) 9/22/1799 2/1/1855 John photo
Franks J L no dates Spanish/American War Vet - Co B 160th 2nd Inf photo
Franks Mary E 8/19/1871 6/5/1894 Harry
Fritzinger Lulu 8/5/1879 10/22/1879 Oscar & Mary M Dutcher Fritzinger
Garver Elizabeth 9/14/1807 5/7/1866 Daniel
Garver Mariah 1843 Daniel & Elizabeth
Garver Samuel 5/18/1836 12/18/1864 Daniel & Elizabeth Civil War Sgt IN Co K 89th Reg - Died in Nashville, TN
Harkless James 8/1/1831 12/21/1882 photo
Harkless Jimmie Glen 7/18/1917 12/26/1999 Aldine Curry Kline - 9/1/1947 James & Alvina Bucher Harkless WW II S/Sgt US Army obit photo
Harkless Nancy Etta 2/8/1867 3/15/1870 James & Nancy obit
Harkless Nancy Etta (Pillars) 8/9/1835 11/22/1886 James photo
Hart A B [Albert] 2/21/1850 2/23/1880 photo
Hart Esther E Lyman & Harriet Lord Hart
Hart Harriett C (Lord) 1/23/1832 7/29/1907 Lyman photo
Hart Infant daughter Lyman & Harriet Lord Hart
Hart Louis H 9/9/1872 10/1/1872 A B & H I
Hart Luella S 1860 3/1/1865 Lyman & Harriet Lord Hart photo
Hart Lyman 8/28/1825 10/19/1908 Harriet C Lord - 1849 obit
Hill Aaron 6/18/1809 12/14/1855
Hill Ellen (Breidenstein) no dates
Hill John 3/25/1802 9/26/1871
Hill Mark Wood 6/19/1861 2/10/1866 J E & Ellen Breidenstein Hill
Hill Olive (Dawley) 1864
Hoene Ida F (Bottenberg) 1858 1883 John F
Hooper Ezekiel 5/17/1790 5/22/1871 also listed in Decatur Cem photo
Hooper Lucinda C (Antom) 12/1/1834 11/21/1861 Jacob
Hooper-Ames Mary A 4/13/1824 3/20/1891 G W Ames photo
Houk John P 10/18/1876 4/25/1878 Samuel & Cinderella B
Houk Mary E 4/25/1862 7/12/1871 P & E
House Elizabeth E 9/13/1862 3/27/1863 Thomas & Susan Shaffer House photo
House Susan (Shaffer) 3/26/1835 12/14/1913 Thomas H Peter & Sarah Black Shaffer history: b 3/25/1835 photo
House Theodore 7/16/1858 9/7/1861 Thomas & Susan Shaffer House photo
HOUSE Thomas H 8/19/1825 2/13/1894 Susanna Shaffer - 6/30/1853 John & Susan Hagan House Civil War Co E 19th US Infty obit +
James Elisha 2/7/1812 12/14/1865
James Susan Caroline 6/18/1862 10/29/1864 Elisha & Eliza
Kaylor Bertha May (Swygart) 1886 2/12/1916 Harry Franklin M & Isabell Wilson Swygart obit +
Kemp Arta May (Lord) 3/19/1860 12/19/1914 John H Martin & Nancy Dutcher Lord obit
Kemp John H 1853 2/3/1919 Artie Lord obit
Kennedy Mary (Hunter) 7/18/1803 2/15/1891 David B James & Jane Hunter abstract photo
Kurt Godfrey 5/13/1861 4/19/1920 Arnneta Lord Rudolph & Elzabeth FHR: Godlib Zwick; obit
Krick Homer 12/6/1868 9/21/1937 Sadie Elias & Mary obit +
Krick Sadie E (Jenks) 5/12/1879 12/12/1949 Homer William & Isabell Wilson Jenks obit +
Kunkle Effie 1858 11/10/1858 Samuel & Martha Kunkle
Kunkle Infant daughter 1885 1885 Calvin D & Sanna Kunkle photo
Kunkle Infant son 1884 1884 Calvin D & Sanna Kunkle photo
Kurk Rudolph 8/14/1810 5/14/1882
Kurt Godfrey 5/13/1861 4/19/1920 Arnneta/Annette Lord Rudolph & Elizabeth Zwick; obit
Lee Isabell (Wilson) 7/1/1860 4/17/1926 Wm Jenks - 1874; Franklin Swygart - 1885; David Liby - 1896; Henry Wolfe - 1915; Henry Lee - 1918 Will/Joseph & Lea/Lela Steffler Wilson obit +
Long Infant 9/3/1892 H B & Eddie
Lord Charles 8/28/1877 7/14/1914 never married Martin & Nancy Dutcher Lord Spanish-America War veteran obit
Lord Enos 5/5/1863 10/30/1939 Martin & Nancy Dutcher Lord abstract
Lord F Michael 2/2/1879 12/27/1900 Spanish/American War Vet - Co E 39th Inf photo
Lord Franklin Benson 4/16/1840 10/28/1916 Reuben & Sabrina Benson Lord abstract
Lord Infant daughter 2/28/1904 Enos & Ida David Lord
Lord Infant son 8/15/1894 Enos & Ida David Lord
Lord Joda 1886 Martin & Nancy Dutcher Lord
Lord Josephine 1866 Martin & Nancy Dutcher Lord
Lord Leah (Hammond) 1897 1915 photo
Lord Lib (Yocum) 10/21/1836 7/25/1892 Frank Abraham & Mary Hoffman Yocum photo
Lord Martin 1896 7/29/1899 Enos & Ida David Lord
Lord Martin 5/14/1837 12/4/1925 Reuben & Sabrina Benson Lord abstract
Lord Maxine Elizabeth 4/27/1909 Enos & Ida David Lord
Lord Nancy (Dutcher) 12/1/1839 3/14/1923 Martin
Lord Oscar 1884 Martin & Nancy Dutcher Lord
LORD Reuben 7/16/1807 5/12/1889 Sabrina Benson - 3/6/1830; Ruth (Mickle) Chenoweth - 11/26/1869 Reuben & Mary Devoll Lord photo
Lord William H 2/13/1849 10/18/1928 Reuben & Samantha Civil War Co C 11th Reg IN Cav obit +
Lord-McChan Sabrina Talmage (Benson) 12/29/1812 3/9/1887 Reuben Lord; Mr McChan photo
Marhenke Carl F 3/22/1909 3/25/1909 Martin & Minnie abstract
Marhenke Hazel 10/4/1912 Martin & Minnie
Marhenke Minnie T (Watts) 6/2/1888 3/5/1913 Martin - 6/21/1906 James Watts obit
Marhenke Robert Allen 1910 3/18/1913 Martin & Minnie obit
Marker Oscar W 1/23/1876 4/17/1880 Albert & Matilda Lord Marker photo
Marker Susannah 11/19/1819 5/15/1902 Jonathan obit
McCarty George W 1859 Edward & Rosanna
Mock Peter 3/16/1829 8/14/1868
Moses Catherine 1920 Dale & Florence
Moses Samuel 12/20/1911 12/22/1911 Dale & Florence
Murray Diana (Dorwin) 6/14/1804 11/17/1855 Horatio
Murray Nancy 6/19/1832 2/14/1858 Nirum
NUMBERS John 5/12/1825 11/18/1854 Mary Jane Yocum - 1/31/1848 John & Nancy Linton Numbers history: b 1826
Patrick Clyde R 10/16/1878 1/2/1879 J A & S E
Patrick Owen R 8/20/1868 8/21/1918 John & Martha Eagy Patrick abstract photo
Potts Elizabeth Jane (Dutcher) 7/17/1835 9/18/1910 Thomas obit
Potts Hiram C 1862 7/22/1926 obit
Purdy Infant daughter 9/4/1855 9/6/1855 Theodore H & Sarah Lewis Purdy
Purdy Sarah (Lewis) 8/31/1812 9/4/1855 Dr Theodore
Purdy Theodore H (Dr) 2/27/1813 6/13/1876 Sarah
Rabbitt Joseph 1796 7/8/1866 John & Eleanore Miles Rabbitt
Rice Mary E 9/3/1886 J & L B
Robinson Elizabeth (Dowden) 3/18/1815 9/7/1911 James Valdez Dowden obit
Robinson Mariah 5/14/1841 4/15/1923 single James & Eizabeth Dowden Robinson obit
Robison Infant son 3/15/1861 4/15/1861 Samuel & Mary
ROBISON James 1/26/1810 2/17/1855 history: b 1/5/1810
Robison James T 1/21/1878 2/6/1879 Perry & Ellen
Robison Oliver J 12/11/1853 10/29/1856 James
Ross Ed Civil War Veteran
Schafer John 1834 1/5/1904 Civil War 4th IL obit NSF
Spence Elizabeth 8/13/1842 9/10/1862 John M & E Spence
Spence John 9/17/1828 5/2/1863
Thompson Hannah 8/26/1809 6/9/1887 photo
VanBuskirk Caroline (Clymer) 1849 1897 Herman photo
VanBuskirk Herman Winfield 7/28/1849 1894 Andrew & Judith photo
Watts Anice Cathrine (Gates) 5/12/1836 1/26/1909 William W James G Gates obit +
Watts William Wesley, Rev 1831 1908 Annice C James & Charity Mendenhall Watts Civil War Co E 46th OH Inf photo
Wilder Alvin 2/10/1822 1/3/1879 Chauncy & Sarah Davis Wilder history: b 2/16/1820 d 1/3/1878
Wilder Barnes S 3/31/1881 5/11/1897 Edmond & Sarah photo
Wilder Carrie A 7/29/1867 4/23/1906 Edmond & Sarah photo
Wilder Cora L 5/15/1875 6/17/1901 Edmond & Sarah photo
Wilder Edmond 7/16/1826 9/15/1889 Chauncy & Sarah Davis Wilder photo
WILDER Edwin 7/16/1826 2/27/1887 Mary Barkley - 10/20/1856 Chauncy & Sarah Davis Wilder photo
Wilder Guy Edmond & Sarah
Wilder Mary Ann (Barkley) 1835 1863 Edwin photo
Wilder Mary J 8/7/1883 3/25/1902 Edmond & Sarah photo
Wilder Sarah (Davis) 7/20/1784 8/17/1855 Chancy photo
Wilder Sarah J (Thompson) 8/7/1846 2/27/1908 Edmond photo
Wilder-Dutcher Martha A (Lord) 1/11/1833 10/16/1910 Alvin Wilder - 1/30/1851; Almond Dutcher - 4/10/1880 Reuben & Sabrina Benson Lord obit +
Wolford Charles Glen abt. 1904 7/29/1931 Roy & Della abstract
Wolford Jennie Lind (Lord) 2/16/1862 8/19/1921 John W Martin & Nancy Dutcher Lord abstract photo
Wolford John William 7/11/1852 11/18/1922 s/s Jennie photo
Yocum Abraham John & Mary
Zeigler Georgia 11/22/1890 5/29/1898 Margaret Lord, adopted by Louis H Zeigler obit +
Zeigler Louis H 3/24/1852 2/24/1936 s/s Margaret photo
Zeigler Margaret (Lord) 1866 1941 Louis H Franklin B & Lib Yocum Lord photo




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