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Diamond Cemetery
Hale Township
Section 35
41°57'10"N
091°02'55"W

AKA Minority Knob

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This reading was provided by the Jones County Genealogy Society.

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1ReynerFrank18891965ss as Nellie E Rayner
1ReynerNellie E18891915ss as Frank Reyner
1CruiseFrank C18771938 
1CruiseCharles L18721943 
1CruiseJ B18751953 
2StohsElsa4/17/19046/8/1907 
2SteinfeldSophie M C01/21/18558/17/1905 
2FrinkEliza (Root)05/13/183809/08/1881d/o James Robert & Maria (Nash) Root - w/o E P Frink
2CruiseEliza L18471939 
2PhillipsE Frank 18561908 
2PhillipsKapitola (Schaaf)18591938w/o E Frank Phillips
2PhillipsEdmund18291858Father
2PhillipsLorinda (Stone)18361910Mother (Lorinda C Phillips marr Ethel Samuel Stone pre-1840 in Athens, OH)
2KesebergOtto H18941955 
2HenrichsenIngwer Thomas12/16/185203/31/1893 
3HunterBlanchie 03/20/18876 mos -d/o C W & M A Hunter
3ThorntonEmily J11/23/185705/13/1882 
3AustinMary M (Presley)08/25/18347/26/1916ss as Thomas Austin
3AustinThomas 05/19/189866 yrs 2 mos 23 days -Co G Reg 31 IA INF
WPAAustinPearl E (Conley) SwitzerAug., 188001/19/1918d/o Rueben & Betsy (Walrod) Conley; w/o Thomas A. Austin, Jr. .37 yrs - per WPA
4FreemanHamilton01/11/183011/27/1910ss as Agnes Freeman
4FreemanAgnes12/12/183001/25/1895w/o Hamilton Freeman
4FreemanElizabeth 01/20/186261 yrs 5 days - w/o Benjamin Freeman
4FreemanBenjamin P 1/19/186362 yrs 10 mos 6 days
4FreemanJames M 09/13/187721 yrs 8 mos 9 days - s/o Hamilton & Agnes Freeman
WPAFreemanJohn 02/10/188425 yrs - per WPA
4KentLizzie 01/21/188025 yrs 11 mos - w/o H Kent
4BairdAnna B 01/22/189330 yrs 3 mos 10 days - w/o Elliott Baird
4SmithPerren R 11/15/187412 yrs 3 mos 18 days - s/o D L & M Smith
4SmithMaggie 10/24/187637 yrs 5 mos 12 days - w/o S S Smith
4Smithbaby 04/20/18764 mos 10 days - s/o S S & Maggie Smith
4StiffSharon G11/1/1937 ss as Donald D Stiff
4StiffDonald D5/18/193211/20/2007Korean War - marr 10/05/1958 - parents of Melinda
4YockWilliam W18871943Father
4YockGloria J1933 ss as William E York
4YockWilliam E19271996husband of Gloria J Yock -parents of Belinda, Cindy, William W & Margie
4AustinOrrin Glen18961918Co G G S A C T, Boulder, CO
4AustinSadie   
4AustinJames Oscar04/16/18664/30/1915 
4AustinSarah M03/06/187010/1/1923w/o James Oscar Austin
4AustinOtt   
5McClureJessie 07/14/18841 yr 10 days - s/o L M & M M
5McClureDavid 11/09/1862 19 yrs 4 mos 11 days - s/o Jesse & Elizabeth McClure
5McClureJesse 04/24/186648 yrs 9 mos 13 days - GAR -1st wife: Eliza Patrick marr 1837
5McClureJane (Patrick) 09/11/188251 yrs - 2nd wife of Jesse McClure - marr 1849
5HarringtonOtto U 10/15/1865s/o J & H W Harrington
5HarringtonAllie Gerty09/10/186610/21/186710 mos 29 days -d/o J & H W Harrington
5BradleyZilipha A 02/15/1873w/o Bennet Bradley
5CurleyVincent18331909 
5CurleyMary18381917w/o Vincent Curley
5YockMartha K18621940ss as Charles D Yock
5YockCharles D18501932ss as Marhta K Yock
5RobinsonJane 03/16/187863 yrs 7 days
6BelcherIna May 02/23/18845 yrs 7 mos 2 days - d/o B & I Belcher
6BelcherIda (Root)18591921Mother
6BelcherFrederick18831952 
6RootEdmund O18621941 
6RootEmily P11/02/182708/28/1895 
6RootOzias J08/22/182710/13/1897ss as Emily P Root
6RootLevi B07/09/18323/4/1910 
6RootEliza M01/24/18429/20/1906w/o Levi B Root
6CruiseMartha K 08/22/188167 yrs 4 mos 15 days - w/o Benjamin Cruise
6CruiseBenjamin Sr 05/12/188571 yrs 15 days
6CruiseBenjamin18371908 

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6CruiseErvin Oscar 05/15/18752 yrs 11 mos 3 days - s/o R W & M L Cruise
6CruiseFred R18923/30/1928ss as Leland Cruise
6CruiseLeland18997/17/1920ss as Fred R Cruise
6CruiseFred D18701915ss as Minnie Cruise
6CruiseMinnie L18711963ss as Fred D Cruise
7JansenHenry May05/16/18865/7/1904 
7JansenCelia02/12/18795/12/1900d/o John & Martha Jansen - ss as Henry May Jansen
7 (baby) 1912 
7DickinsonRobert D19101991 
7ClayOna E18851973 
7ClayOrren E18761943 
7CruiseIna E18941979 
7StephensonEthyl M18951966ss as Dr. Alferd R Stephenson
7StephensonAlferd R (Dr)18921970WWI - Mason - ss as Ethyl M Stephenson
8ChristophersonJacob N18961973ss as Albert Christopherson
8ChristophersonAlbert6/27/190212/11/1904s/o August & Juliane Christopherson
8ChristophersonJulianna18711945ss as August E Christopherson
8ChristophersonAugust E18621947ss as Julianna Christopherson
8LoganJohn C 03/18/187043 yrs 7 mos 8 days - ss as Lucy Logan
8LoganLucy 02/18/189658 yrs 6 mos 20 days - w/o John C Logan
8FurmanClara B 1875ss as M Alida Furman
8FurmanM Alida18481875ss as Clara B Furman
8Ansborg?Ira  s/o A M Ansborg? - cannot read tombstone.
8SpauldingAbi F 11/30/186617 yrs 1 mo 21 days
9BallouMyrtle (McClure) 4/3/191126 yrs - w/o Hosea Virgil Ballou - d/o Erasmus & Mary (Morton) McClure
9GardnerHattie M 01/25/18857 wks 1 day - d/o C H & P Gardner
9BallouJirah  02/21/1861 71 yrs - wife: Sylvia Phillips - s/o Jesse & Rose (Swift) Ballou
9BallouSilas Warren 08/01/186141 yrs
9BallouMary J (Smith) 08/21/188759 yrs 9 mos 9 days - w/o Silas Warren Ballou
9BallouEmily D 05/05/186217 yrs 2 mos 8 days - d/o Silas Warren & Mary Jane (Smith) Ballou
9BallouLydia Ann 10/06/187818 yrs 3 mos 10 days - d/o Silas Warren & Mary Jane (Smith) Ballou
9Clay(infant) 01/2/18736 days - s/o D & L Clay
9ClayOzias G 08/08/18795 yrs 3 mos - s/o D A & L Clay - ss as infant Clay
9ClayDavid A18431915ss as Lovisa M Clay - Co B 241A Vol.
9ClayLovisa M18481923w/o David A Clay
9AlbersAnna Lucie04/18/188909/08/1889 
10DeckerMargaret 09/04/186456 yrs 1 mo 3 days - w/o Casper Decker
10DeckerCasper 01/31/187074 yrs 6 mos
10DeckerJohn F09/12/186504/12/1868 
10DeckerWalter R04/10/187209/10/1872 
10DeckerWilliard R04/10/187211/01/1872 
10DeckerMaggie R 04/11/187618 yrs 5 mos 24 days - d/o J & R Decker
10StoneJulius E 08/08/188631 yrs 4 mos 13 days - s/o Ethel Samuel & Malvina (Boyles) Stone -Mason
WPAStoneMary 08/14/186937 yrs
10GarlandCatherine18351860Mother - w/o H H Garland
10AldrichJosephine 02/21/186625 yrs 5 mos 26 days - w/o John A Aldrich, Jr.
11Van BuskirkFred10/17/190210/18/1902s/o F & M Van Buskirk
11Van BuskirkGeorge R 05/11/189226 yrs 1 mo 24 days - s/o S & L Van Buskirk
11Van BuskirkSamuel02/25/18212/26/1905Father - ss as Lavina Van Buskirk
11Van BuskirkLavina06/20/18249/13/1902Mother - ss as Samuel Van Buskirk
11FashJames 01/04/1864s/o James & Rebecca Fash
11FashRebecca 01/00/1864 
11FashBella P 01/04/18643 yrs 2 mos 11 days - c/o James & Rebecca J Fash
11WilliamsSarah M 01/06/185969 yrs 10 mos 2 days - ss as Rebecca Williams
11WilliamsRebecca 02/28/188689 yrs 7 mos 7 days - ss as Sarah Williams
11CalkinsOrca19041942 
11CalkinsElroy C18671959 
11CalkinsMilie18621943 
11CalkinsEzra05/13/185107/20/1888s/o A & M Calkins
11CalkinsMaria 12/31/187722 yrs 2 mos - d/o A & M A Calkins
11CalkinsAmos 03/16/187954 yrs 5 days - ss as Maria Calkins
11CalkinsMary A05/01/182612/25/1907Mother
11WeeksCharles H 03/14/187141 yrs 3 mos 22 days
12RobisonDaniel L 10/13/18621 yrs 7 mos 7 days - s/o G & A Robison

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12FergusonWilliam Price 05/22/187935 yrs - s/o John & Rebecca J Ferguson - Co G 31 Reg IA Vol
12FergusonJas (Joseph?)  Co. G 31st IA Inf
12FergusonOrrin O 02/16/186911 yrs 6 mos 17 days - s/o J & R J Ferguson
12FergusonJohn Sibel 10/15/18671 yr 8 mos 20 days - s/o R & R J Ferguson
12FergusonWashington A 08/22/187319 yrs 6 mos 17 days - s/o J & R J Ferguson
12AldrichNellie E 04/19/186317 yrs 6 mos 10 days - d/o J & J Aldrich
12FergusonMary E 02/08/185911 mos 2 days - d/o J & D? Ferguson
12FergusonLua M 11/08/18701 yr 2 mos 22 days - d/o Charles & Sarah A Ferguson
12FergusonJohn Patrick 12/00/185817 yrs
12Ferguson(infant) 03/31/18673 mos 2 days - d/o Francis Marion & Mary Frances (Weeks)Ferguson
12FergusonCaroline 12/30/18623 yrs 3 mos 13 days - d/o Francis Marion & Mary Frances (Weeks) Ferguson
12FergusonElijah 02/23/186458 yrs 1 mo 9 days - s/o Aaron & Keziah (Price) Ferguson- wife: Lucinda Sutton
12FargusonMartha 05/17/0000? Yrs 6 days - d/o E & L Farguson
12FargusonEliza 04/25/18788 yrs 9 mos ? Days - d/o W & V Farguson
12PhillipsEdmund 09/13/187829 yrs 1 mo
12PhillipsEzra 11/28/187675 yrs 1 mo 10 days
WPAPhillipsGeorge E  `12/16/18891 yr
12WelchEmry D 10/06/18713 mos - s/o J S & I A Welch
12PhillipsEliza L (Plumm) 12/03/186121 yrs - w/o George A Phillips - Geo buried Pleasant Hill cem.
WPAPhillipsAlmira (Curtis) abt 1869w/o George A Phillips - Geo buried Pleasant Hill Cem
12FortneyLeland H 08/13/18855 mos 5 days s/o e N & E Fortney
12FortneyLeland  00/17/1878 
12FortneyElla18531930 
12FortneyBenjamin 06/09/187757 yrs 3 mos 18 days - Fayette Co., IA in 1870 census
12FortneyPermelia 12/25/188963 yrs - w/o B Fortney
13DavisHugh18871893 
13FooteEmelie 01/11/186757 yrs - w/o S Foote
13ReedJames S 02/27/187158 yrs 4 mos
13Van Callie 10/14/188517 yrs 7 mos 25 days - w/o Ira Van
13ReedWilliam 04/13/18619 mos 24 days
13FrinkElla Mae 04/19/18573 mos 26 days - d/o E P & Eliza M (Root) Frink
13FrinkKarla 03/21/18778 yrs 9 mos 4 days - d/o E P & Eliza M (Root) Frink
13ReedMartha 02/24/1861w/o Thomas Reed
13MillerJohn 07/20/187227 yrs 7 mos 9 days
13MillerDavid 04/01/186323 yrs 1 mo 18 days - Co H Reg 31 IA INF
13MillerJane R 01/08/187359 yrs 11 mos 4 days - w/o E Miller
13MillerE 07/03/186619 yrs
13RootJames 11/10/185656 yrs
13SchaafJacob N07/25/181701/20/1889born Bavaria - lived Clarence, IA
13SchaafSarah M (Root)04/04/182412/01/1860b Summit Co., OH - w/o Jacob N Schaaf
13RootMaggie M 07/18/18684 yrs 1 mo - d/o C A & P M Root
13Root(infant) 04/01/1867s/o C A & P M Root
13RootCharles F 09/06/18645 mos 4 days - s/o R & G Root
13RileyJames 12/21/186716 yrs 9 mos - s/o G & C Riley
13WilkinsonJohn McG. 11/02/187121 yrs 4 mos 2 days
14FieldFloyd06/27/188908/19/18912 yrs 1 mo 21 days - s/o Clifford George & Harriet L (Fowler) Field
14FieldJimmie 11/19/18835 yrs 3 mos 10 days - s/o George & Lydia (Tyrrell) Field Field
14FieldGeorge 1/6/190073 yrs 8 mos 25 days - veteran
14FieldLydia M (Tyrrell)  7/4/192479 yrs 6 mos 4 days - ss as George Field
14SutherlandJames 12/27/186824 yrs 4 mos - GAR
14TyrrellPerry C 03/21/18941 yr 2 mos 10 days - s/o George Perry & Elizabeth (Hammond) Tyrrell
14TyrrellElla A 08/22/187911 mos 15 days - d/o George Perry & Elizabeth (Hammond) Tyrrell
14TyrrellEmma E 08/29/18735 mos 4 days - d/o George Perry & Elizabeth (Hammond) Tyrrell
14HammondGeorge E  04/24/18658 yrs 2 mos 19 days - s/o Shadrach & Emeline (Kimball) Hammond
14HammondSarah M 04/22/18655 yrs 5 mos 21 days - d/o Shadrach & Emeline (Kimball) Hammond
14TitusHallet09/19/180310/12/1868parents of Polly Ann Titus (1824-1906) who married Mallory Tyrrell (1819-1877)
14TitusMary 01/20/188277 yrs 11 mos 20 days - w/o Hallet Titus - parent of Polly Ann Titus who married Mallory Tyrrell (buried Mayflower Cem.)
14ZeckJonathan G 11/31/186329 yrs 3 mos 3 days - Co G 31st Reg IA Vol
14YorkInie B 08/21/18882 mos 17 days - twin d/o G E & M R York
15DewellLydia (Wadsworth) 09/19/187526 yrs 10 days - w/o Nathaniel Dewell - marr 1874 Jones Co., IA
15DewellRuth Anna (Morton) 07/28/187331 yrs 9 mos 25 days -w/o Nathaniel Dewell - d/o Wm & Anna Maria (Ware) Morton
15DewellWinifred "Winney" Ann (McHone) 03/21/186533 yrs 5 mos 25 days - w/o Nathaniel Dewell - marr 03/22/1849 in Kosciusko, IN
15DewellNathaniel  03/31/189060 yrs 2 mos

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15DewellBlanchie 07/01/18821 yr 1 mo 23 days - d/o G A & A W Dewell
15Freeman(infant) 09/07/1895s/o Harry U & Gertie M Freeman
15Freeman(child) 3/8/1900d/o Harry U & Gertie M Freeman
15HammondJohn Bud03/18/18512/15/1939 
15HammondIda M (Hagar)09/06/185610/2/1908w/o John Bud Hammond
15CookMary E 03/20/18659 yrs 7 mos 19 days - d/o Abraham & Amanda Cook
15CookNathaniel R 05/09/188123 yrs 7 mos 19 days
15CookAmanda (Hammond)06/15/183609/08/1892w/o Abraham Cook - d/o Daniel & Louise (Carlock) Hammond
15CookAbraham01/26/18254/16/1904 
15 (cannot read) 08/07/18607 yrs 9 mos 26 days
15GerardJ L 02/25/18602 yrs 3 mos 10 days - child of John & Sarah (Leslie)Gerard
15GerardElizabeth 11/08/186118 yrs 7 days -d/o John & Sarah (Leslie) Gerard
15JeffreyAddie 12/01/187813 yrs 1 mos 25 days - d/o Samuel & Hester Jeffrey
15JeffreyHattie M 10/28/18887 yrs 1 mos 15 days - d/o Samuel & Hester Jeffrey
15LewisCalvin F 07/31/185734 yrs 9 mos 23 days - Moses & Leland Lewis b NH also in Hale Tsp in 1856
WPALewisPersis 04/13/186245 yrs - w/o Calvin F Lewis
15LewisFranklin 9/30/1845s/o Calvin F & Persis Lewis - died Marshfield (Ohio?)
15KinnistonEffie P 03/30/186310 mos 2 days - d/o L K & J R Kinniston
15KinnistonC Jane 11/01/186434 yrs - w/o L K Kinniston
15Whitney(children)  children of Roswell V & Amanda (Simpson) Whitney
15WhitneyRoswell V12/01/1845after 1895ss as Amanda Whitney
15WhitneyAmanda (Simpson)11/15/184709/08/1893ss as Roswell V Whitney
UnkWhitneyPhebe01/21/185409/13/1886Age 83 yrs 4 mos. (per death certificate). It would appear (using census records) that Phebe's husband, John, is also buried here with their son, Roswell V., and his wife. (Joanne Wilken)
15BronsonAsa S 08/16/186840 yrs 9 mos 9 days - Civil War
16HammondLloyd A18791954ss as Bertha Hammond
16HammondBertha18821960ss as Lloyd A Hammond
16HammondDaniel E09/22/184412/27/1904ss as Melvina M Hammond
16HammondMelvina M10/25/18462/12/1925ss as Daniel E Hammond
16HammondLillian M04/04/18973/29/1903d/o Rufus C. & Matilda C. Hammond. Thanks to Joe Conroy for help with this entry.
16HammondHarvey E 02/10/18821 yr 1 mo 8 days - s/o John B & Ida May Hammond
16HammondClayton S 09/06/18781 yrs 2 mos 17 days s/o John B & Ida May Hammond
16HammondEliza 01/01/187469 yrs - w/o Daniel Hammond
16HammondDaniel 04/09/187673 yrs 6 days - ss as Eliza Hammond -s/o Joshua & Dorothea (Headley) Hammond
16StoneMary E 06/05/186063 yrs
16StoneGeorge 09/19/186772 yrs 1 mo 11 days
16ShearerMary 08/14/186947 yrs 6 mos 17 days - w/o Wm Shearer
16ShearerEuphemia 09/12/187067 yrs - w/o W Shearer, Sr
16ShearerWalter 02/11/187170 years
17HammondJane L (Cummings) 01/20/188670 yrs 4 mos 25 days - w/o Noah Hammond
17HammondNoah 05/12/189081 yrs 9 mos 11 days - ss as Jane L Hammond
17ShoberJohn A07/31/183304/11/1865ss as Mary M (McLeod) Shober - s/o George & Susan Shober - children: Clayton Howard b 1860 & Cora Mary born 1858 died 1944 CA- Cora living with J R & Lynda McLeod in 1870 census
17ShoberMary M (McLeod)08/14/183608/04/1860ss as John A Shober
17SimpsonLouesa (Robinson) 11/19/186327 yrs 7 mos 8 days - w/o Thomas Simpson - born Ws -marr 1851
17BakerJohn 06/03/186032 yrs 5 mos 4 days
17BakerWilliam11/09/18304/21/1911wife: Jane Stone
17BakerMary   
17BixlerJohn Austin 04/10/187536 yrs 2 mos 19days
17BixlerAlpha G 12/17/18772 yrs 9 mos 16 days - d/o John A & M Bixler
17SilsbyAsaph18321897Co F 74th Ind Inf
17DuboisFranklin 07/22/1865s/o W & R A Dubois
17DuboisNancy M 06/28/1863d/o W & R M Dubois
17DuboisMary J 02/01/18601 mos 1 day - d/o W & R M Dubois
17BakerG F 10/16/185711 mos 19 days - s/o William & Jane (Stone) Baker
17Dubois(infant) 02/11/185421 days - s/o W & Rebecca Dubois
17DuboisWm08/22/181809/03/1899ss as Rebecca Ann Dubois
17DuboisRebecca Ann10/07/182306/30/1878ss as Wm Dubois
17BatchelderAmanda 04/02/18681 mo 7 days - d/o L & E H Batchelder
17KirkpatrickAnnie M (Scott)07/04/182508/28/1888Mother
17KirkpatrickMoore, Sr01/08/182707/09/1876Father - Mexican War
17KirkpatrickWilliam07/13/185101/22/1888 
17KirkpatrickMoore01/21/18544/17/1914single - brother: John W b 10/30/1865
WPAPattonJohn 12/00/185817 yrs - maybe in Pleasant Hill Cem.
WPAPattonLloyd S 01/05/189724 yrs - maybe in Pleasant Hill Cem. -s/o Albert S & Nellie E Patton

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