NEGenWeb Project
Merrick County
Clarks Cemetery

   

NOTE: Two names for one cemetery
Location: SE of Clarks.

Both posts show "Founded 1890"

 

PHOTOS of a few gravestones at this cemetery:

Joint stone: LISS
Peter 1858 - 1930
Katherine, his wife 1858 - 1947

Joint stone: GOERL
Josepha Pech 1862 - 1934
Anna Bertha 1888 - 1946
"Fritz" Fredrick G. GOERL Feb 9, 1875 - July 13, 1968 Husband of Anna
Mary A. BECK Dec. 7, 1910 - Aug 4, 1988 Dau of Fredrich and Anna
Note: Above stones seem to form group.

Joint stone: GERBER
Helen E. Apr. 6, 1904 - Jan. 11, 1988
Frederick W. Oct. 27, 1899 - Jan. 2, 1989
(center: Married Oct. 3, 1925?)

Joint stone: BRUNK
William May 9, 1835 - Mar. 23, 1914 Co. B 53 ILL. INF.
Elizabeth, his wife Sept. 23, 1837 - Jan. 3, 1921

Joint stone: ABEL
Cyrus Sept. 28, 1830 - Dec. 11, 1916
Susan M., his wife Sept. 9, 1840 - May _, 1911
"asleep"

EXTRACTS of a FEW STONES
(done in haste, while seeking gravestones we did not find)

Irene, dau of WD & E ABEL July 26, 1899 - Aug 13, 1899
(buried adjacent to Cyrus & Susan M Abel)

WILSON (buried as if a family group)
Henry M.  1846-1934
Emma L. Jan 30, 1852 - Apr 19, 1923
William M. June 7, 1889 - Aug 12, 1916
Katherine MORRIS, Died Dec 2, 1905 Aged 76 Ys 6 Ms
WILSON
Helen Rose 1909-1909
David Harry 1917 - 1919

Wm. L. HATLEY, Kansas Pvt 164 Depot Brig, Oct 26, 1936

The following are buried adjacent to one another,
may be a family group with change in surname spelling.
Stanley HEADLEE 1874 - 1908
Infant dau of Mr. & Mrs. R. H. HEADLEE 1912
HEADLEE (joint stone)
William S. 1844 - 1922, Father
Martha A. 1856-1940, Mother
HEADLEY (joint stone)
Roger 1877-1944, Father
Lillie 1888 - blank, Mother

Our thanks to Mr. Staroska who recommended we try to find
Campbell stones at Silver Creek.


Gravestones of DITTMER family, provided by Lois Dittmer Fairfield.

DITTMER - large plot stone, and 3 individual stones
M. Henry (Mar 18, 1857-Aug 20 1926, Father); Margaret C. (May 2, 1861-Apr 23, 1951, Mother);
John F. (Mar 18, 1888-Sept 13, 1938)
NOTE: Lois says M. in front of Henry stands for "Max"

DITTMER Veteran son, buried adjacent to Henry of last photo
Hans H. Dittmer
Mar 5, 1893 - Jul 18, 1918
Co. F, 4th US Infantry, 3 Division

DITTMER - extract only
Herman DITTMER Febr. 8, 1877 - 1948
Mary DITTMER  Dec. 16, 1877 - June 12, 1940
(NOTE: Wife's maiden name was REIMERS)

4 stones in row (none are legible in photograph)
Elmer & Vella DITTMER
(Jul 13, 1907-May 23, 1994)  (Nov 20, 1909-Aug 11, 1941)
(NOTE: Wife's maiden name was HEINEMEYER)

Bill & Bernita DITTMER
(Dec 7, 1896-Dec 24, 1992) ( )
(NOTE: Wife's maiden name FOX)

John and Clara BOSS
(no dates given)
(NOTE: Wife's maiden name DITTMER)

Close up of two DITTMER stones
left
Vella M. Heinemeyer, wife of Elmer C. Dittmer Nov 20, 1909-Aug 11, 1941
right
Elmer C. Dittmer  Jul 13, 1907-May 23, 1994

4 DITTMER gravestones in a row (none are legible in phtograph)
Walt Dittmer Mar 7 1901-29 May 1941

C.J. Dittmer Oct 29, 1867-Dec 6, 1937
Elizabeth Dittmer Jan 13, 1868-Jun 30, 1944
(NOTE: Wife's maiden name BLUMER)

Edward Dittmer Nov 13, 1901 - Dec 29, 1994

3 DITTMER stones in a row (none are legible in photograph)
Ray and Mildred Dittmer
(Aug 28, 1909-no date given) (June 22, 1916-Jan 21, 2000)
(NOTE: Wife's maiden name McLEAN)
Baby Dittmer, child of Jim & Linda

DITTMER
Frederick Jan 2, 1904 - Sept 9, 1978
Hazel ( )
(NOTE: Wife's maiden name WEST)


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