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- Beckley Cemetery, Battle Creek Township, Calhoun County, Michigan, USA

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location:  South of Beckley (B Drive North) between 5 Mile Road and Riverside Drive


General views:  Southeast looking:  (1) West; (2) Northwest; (3) North

Grave 1 - His work is done, Henry Morehouse, Died Oct. 17, 1881. Aged 58 Y'rs 6 M's & 27 D's

Grave 2 - Meet me, Mary J., Wife of Henry Morehouse, Died Feb. 12, 1865. Aged [4]0 Y'rs 6 M's & 6 D's

Grave 3 - Franklin G., Son of Henry & Mary Morehouse, Died Dec. 27, 1873. AE. 24 Yrs & 8 Ds.

Grave 4 - In God we trust, Simon V. Carr, Died May 2, 1860, Aged 54 yrs 10 ms

Grave 5 - Sarah ?, Wife of An[d]rew J. Cran?, Died [Ap]r. 14, 1858, AE. 2? yrs. 2 [ms] & 14 ds

Grave 6 - Mary Janette, Dau. of F.S. and C.E. Hoag, 1903 - 1909

Grave 7 - Stephen ?aham, Died Oct. 23, 1868. Aged 69 y'rs 7 m's & 9 d's.

Grave 8, two names on one marker
Grave 8a - Catharine, Wife of Henry [B]radley, Died M[ar.] ? 1855, [AE.] 18 Yrs 10 M's & 20 D's.
Grave 8b - Also Catharine L., Daughter of H.I. & C. Bradley, Died July 13, 1855, AE. 7 [mos an]d 8 D's.

Grave 9 - Julia, Daughter of Stephen & M ? G[rayha]m [Died] February 8, [A].D. 1841, [A]ged 18 years & 8 months.

Grave 10 - Marth[a, Dau.] of ? D.M. Grayham, Died [M]ay 4, A.D. [1]843 [Aged 2 years], W.E. Peters Detr[oit]

Grave 11 - Rollin Roger Palmer, 1937 - 1941

Grave 12 - Frederic Blodget, Died April 2, A.D. 1848, Aged 25 years

Grave 13, two names on one marker, common inscription:  Hartselle
Grave 13a - James L., 1925 - 1988
Grave 13b - Ethlian I., 1931 - 1987

Grave 14 - Mary ?, Daughter of [H]. & S. Mason, and wife of H.D. Ward, Died May 9, 18??, AE. 22 yrs. 3 ?

Grave 15 - At Rest, Holy Bible, Sarah Ann, Daughter of Robert & Sarah Mason, Died Mar. 15, 1873, Aged ? Y'rs 3 Mo's & 9 D['s], ? hy trials ? with the angels si ? for ?

Grave 16, four names on one marker, inscription below last name:  [C]hildren of Robert & Sara[h] Mason. all natives o[f Ch]ambridgeshire, Englan[d]
Grave 16a - Sarah, Wife of Robert Mason, [D]ied 1810, Aged 36 Yrs
Grave 16b - Also, [El]izabeth, Died 183[9], Aged 3 Years
Grave 16c - Ann Died 1841, Aged 16 Years
Grave 16d - Charles, Died 1844, Aged 11 Years

Grave 17 - Charles, Son of R. and S. Mason, 1833 - 1844

Grave 18 - ?, Robert ?, Jan. 8, 1863, AE. 61 Y'rs. ?

Grave 19 - Jonathan Sprague, Died Sept. 9th, 1838, Aged ? 20 Days
separate metal grave marker: Margaret Carr Sprague, Daughter of ?

Grave 20 - In Memory of Jane Boylan, ? of ? C. ? Mitchell D. Richardson, Born in the county of ?, Died in the city of Battle Creek, [Apr.] 8, 186?, Aged about 72 y'rs, Erected by W ? [close up]

Grave 21, two names on one marker, common inscription:  ? any love my ?
Grave 21a - John Fowler, Died Dec. 31, 1839, Aged 59 Y'rs.
Grave 21b - [E]dward Mitchel[l], Died [F]eb. 11, 1851, Aged 18 Y'rs.

Grave 22 - Alexander Davie, Died Sept. 9, 1838. AE. 37 Y'rs.

Grave 23 - Thomas Bunton, Born at Georgia V.T. ? Mar. 29, 1796, Died Oct. 22, 1854, AE. 55 y'rs & [mos] & 2 d's.

Grave 24 - Our brother, Thaddeus Bunt[on], Born Georgia V. ? June 4, 1820 ? Sept. 2, 1838, Just one b??d in ? C?

Grave 25 - [I]nfant ? of ?.Du ? Died ?

Grave 26, two names on one marker
Grave 26a - Peter Dubois, Died Amy. 30, 1825. Aged 75 y'rs 3 m's & 25 d's.
Grave 26b - Sally, Wife of Peter Dubois, Died Feb. 25, 1869. Aged 61 y'rs 2 m's & 7 d's. ?

Grave 27 - Martha ? Died Aug. 20, ? Aged 21 yrs. & 4 ms.

Grave 28 - ?gelt?, Daughter of ?a & Marth[a] Langly, [Di]ed Aug. 15, 18??, Aged 1 y. 3 [m.] & 15 d.

Grave 29 - ?, Holy Bible, Sally, Wife of [Br]adley More[house], Born [S]ept. 10, 1794, Died ?. 26, 1875.

Grave 30, with separate "soldier of war of 1812" marker - ? Bradley Morehouse, Died Oct. 15, 1867. Aged ? y'rs 7 m's & 25 d's. ? the grave ? ve, ? Christ my ?

Grave 31 - Mercy M. Dunton, Born at Battle Creek Mich, Sept. 23, 1838, Died Dec. 24, 1868, AE. 30 y'rs 3 m's & 1 day.

Grave 32 - Our mother, Margaret, Wife of [J]onathan Sprag[ue], Died ? 188?, [in th]e 83[rd year] of her age. ?

Grave 33 - Fred'k W. Beckwith, Co.I. 3 WIS. INF.

Grave 34 - Clara A. Huber, 1871 - 1959

Grave 35 - Martha Ellen Wilkes, 1902 - 1931

Grave 36 - Velma A. Brauer, 1899 - 1967

Grave 37 - Julius J. Brauer, 1906 - 1964

Grave 38 - Mother, Ruth Beckwith, 1856 - 1921

Grave 39 - Fred J. ? Son of S.D. & ? Crane ?

Grave 40, with separate metallic markers, two names on one marker, common inscription:  Minty
Grave 40a - Harry M., 1878 - 1959
Grave 40b - Maud E., 1874 - 1948

Grave 41, with separate vase - Lena M. Minty, 1881 - 1972

Grave 42 - Luella A. Rosier, 1881 - 1898

Grave 43, associated with Grave 42 - Baby, 1900

Grave 44 - Sandra Jo Boice, 1937 - 1979

Grave 45 - Nellie E., Wife of Clarence D. Wheeler, and daughter of Onyx & Bessie W. Adams, [Bor]n December 8, 188?, ? November ?, 1 ? s ?

Grave 46 - Bessie W. Adams, 1838 - 1907

Grave 47 - Onyx Adams, Born May 29, 1843, Died ?er 27, 1899

Grave 48 - Robert, Son of M. and L. Marshall, 1882 - 1899

Grave 49 - Duane E. Spaulding, 1943 Husband & Father 1985, to our beloved dad who found his riches in the fullness of the life he lived

Grave 50 - Mother, Lillian, Wife of ?. C. Peck, 1870 - 1909, at rest

Grave 51, three names on one marker
Grave 51a - Clement A. Smith, 1856 - 1909
Grave 51b - Elmina B. Smith, 1862 - 1934
Grave 51c - Charles M. Brown, 1853 - 1930

Grave 52, two names on one marker, common inscription:  Snyder
Grave 52a - Loretta, 1902 - 1991
Grave 52b - Ora "Jack", 1904 - 1981

Grave 53, two names on one marker, common inscription:  Sons of Kenneth & Frances Comer
Grave 53a - Roger, 1947
Grave 53b - Ronald, 1950

Grave 54 - Frances E. Comer, 1915 - 1953

Grave 55 - Enoch Cummings, 1822 - 1887


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 3 March 2001; transcription compiled from photographs.


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