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- Sorter Cemetery, Ovid Township, Branch County, Michigan, USA

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Grave 1 - William H., son of B. & ?, Died ? 18?, Aged ?

Grave 2 - Minnie Kelly, 1869 - 1946

Grave 3 - Catherine A., ? Daniel Scheid? Nov. ?

Grave 4, two names on one marker
Grave 4a - Joshua Baker, Died Oct. 25, 1839, Aged 39 y'rs 9 mo & 25 d's ?
Grave 4b - Elc?, dau. of Joshua & Cathrin Baker, Died Oct. 22, 1839, Aged 1 mo & 26 d's ?

Grave 5 - [illegible]

Grave 6 - Almira, wife of Alonzo Quimby, 1853 - 1884

Grave 7, two names on one marker
Grave 7a - William P. Lawrence, Died June 8, 1869, Aged 41 y's 4 m & 4 dys
Grave 7b - Harriet, wife of Wm. P. Lawrence, Died Oct. 15, 1885, Aged 66 y's 8 [m] & 20 d's

Grave 8 - Nathaniel Mowry, Died Feb. 3, 1861, AE. 68 y 5 Mo. 16 D., gone but not forgotten

Grave 9 - Clarisa, wife of A. Mowry, Died Feb. 1, 1866, Aged 6? y'rs ?

Grave 10 - Statira ? Geo. W. Stevens, Died Sept. 7, 1854, Aged ? & 25 ?

Grave 11 - Helen A., dau. of ? & Bet? Smith, Died Dec. 2, 1851, Aged ?

Grave 12 - Rubin ?ath ? 6 Mich. Cav.

Grave 13 - Mathilda H. Heig, 1887 - 1977

Grave 14 - Charles M. Heig, 1876 - 1953

Grave 15 - Ellie ?, dau. of Hiesrobt, Died Ma?, 1867, Aged 16 y'rs & ? Mo's

Grave 16, two names on one marker, common inscription:  Hiesrodt
Grave 16a - Jane E., 1857 - 1922
Grave 16b - Eugene W., 1853 - 1931

Grave 17 - Madge Crow, 1893 - 19[intentionally left blank on marker]

Grave 18 - Robert Jay Crow, 1925 - 1933

Grave 19, two names on one marker, common inscription:  Tompkins
Grave 19a - Hazel E., 1900 - 1968
Grave 19b - Lee W., 1891 - 1966

Grave 20, two names on one marker, common inscription:  Peppiatt
Grave 20a - George, 1826 - 1917
Grave 20b - Eliza, his wife, 1835 - 1923

Grave 21, two names on one marker
Grave 21a - Elizabeth, wife of Alaxander Black, Died June 5, 18?, Aged 27 y 10 m & ? days
Grave 21b - Alaxander Black ? 186? days

Grave 22, two names on one marker
Grave 22a - Willie A., Died ?
Grave 22b - ? died ?

Grave 23 - Euthea L. Morgan, Died Apr. 11, 1862, Aged ? y'rs ?

Grave 24 - John McCagg, Died Dec. 17, 1850, AE. 53 y'rs. & 25 d's

Grave 25 - Mary Hough, wife of Harvey Starks, Died May 23, 1850, Aged 39 y'rs

Grave 26 - Frances Tompkins, 1842 - 1928

Grave 27 - John Tompkins, 1821 - 1908

Grave 28 - Mother, Mary Ann Ladd, May 26, 1934 - Mar. 17, 1968

Grave 29 - Son, Gary Daniel Ladd, May 3, 1958 - March 17, 1968

Grave 30 - Netti[e], wife o[f] Albert L. Mil?, Died Oct. 22, 187?, Aged ?

Grave 31 - W, George Weatherhead, 1847 - 1901

Grave 32, two names on one marker, common inscription:  Shafer
Grave 32a - Dorothy R., 1901 - 1931
Grave 32b - Clarance A., 1899 - 1930

Grave 33 - At rest, Ada Seevers, 1858 - 1941

Grave 34, two names on one marker, common inscription:  Shafer
Grave 34a - Flora B., 1870 - 1931
Grave 34b - Myron A., 1866 - 1937

Grave 35, two names on one marker, common inscription:  Lobdell
Grave 35a - Amos, 1873 - 1948
Grave 35b - Rose, 1875 - 1947

Grave 36, two names on one marker, common inscription:  McCollough
Grave 36a - John Lee, 1874 - 1943
Grave 36b - Yolanda A., 1884 - 1958


Notes:  Details beyond simple text not as appears on original; comments appear in brackets: [ ]; "?" substituted for unknown letter(s)/word(s)/line(s); not all graves transcribed or photographed; grave numbers for the convenience of the transcriber and photographer only; photographs taken 15 September 2001; transcription compiled from photographs.

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