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- Banta Cemetery, Leonidas Township, St. Joseph County, Michigan, USA

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Grave 1 - ? died ? 11, 1845, AE. ?

Grave 2 - Joseph ?, son ? Died Sep. 29, 186? 22 ds

Grave 3 - Infant son of A. ? Lamport, Died Dec. 23, 1863, AE. 23 d's. ?

Grave 4 - Alma P., wife of William Miles, Died Jan. 17, 1853, AE. 22 y's & 17 d's.

Grave 5 - Samuel Bacheldor, Died Nov. 7, 1862, AE. 44 y 8 mo & 3 ds.

Grave 6 - William ?utt, Died ?, Aged 65 ?

Grave 7 - Caleb

Grave 8 - Mother

Grave 9 - Father

Grave 10 - [illegible]

Grave 11, three names on one marker  [close-up of inscription]
Grave 11a - Bassett Orcutt, 1782 - 1844
Grave 11b - Pa?nce, his [wife], 1779 - [18]50
Grave 11c - [Caleb], 180?

Grave 12 - Orrie M., son of D.?. & D. Gilbert, Died Dec. 20, 1861, AE. 4 Mo. 8 Ds. ?

Grave 13 - ? for thee, ? W. Gilbert, ? Co. G 11 Reg Mich Vol Inf, Died Jan. 4, 1863, a[t] the Battle Field of Stone River, Tenn, AE. ?8 ys. 11 mo 25 ds ?

Grave 14 - Calista B. Gilbert, Died Oct. 27, 1876, Aged 63 ys. 6 mo. 7 ds ?

Grave 15 - Nathaniel A. Gilbert, Died Dec. 5, 1851, Aged 75 ys 7 mo 11 ds, ?

Grave 16 - Mary M., dau. ?, N.A. ? C.B. Gilbert, Died ? 15, 1851, Aged 18 ys, 11 mo, 13 ds. ?

Grave 17 - Louisa J. Gilbert, Died June 14, 1846, Aged 12 ys 10 mo 10 ds ?

Grave 18 - ? Died ? 25, 18? AE. ?

Grave 19 - ? 27, 18?, AE. 47 ? 10 mo & 3 d's. ?

Grave 20 - Daniel W. Adams, Died June 17, 1849, AE. 63 yrs ? & 11 ds.

Grave 21 - Esther, wife of D.W. Adams, Born ?

Grave 22 - Miorall M. Adams, Died ? 18?5, Aged 53 ?

Grave 23 - Mary J., wife of A.B. Adams, Died Oct. 17, 1872 ?  [with a foot-marker inscribed:]  M.J.A.

Grave 24 - Martha D., wife of T.D. Crippen, Died July 7, 1832, AE. 21 y 1 m 11 d

Grave 25 - Charles ?., son of ?

Grave 26 - [human artifact, unknown if grave marker]

Grave 27 - [fieldstone, no markings]

Grave 28 - Farewell, Jonas Adams, Born May 16, 1800, Died ?2 ?

Grave 29 - [human artifact, unknown if grave marker]

Grave 30, family plot marker - M, Maynard

Grave 31 - Jonathan, 1822 - 1910

Grave 32 - James ?, Died ? 22, 18?7 ?

Grave 33 - In loving memory, wife - mother, Sherry Lynn Dobson, Oct. 1, 1958 - Nov. 28, 1996

Grave 34 - [illegible]

Grave 35 - Our beloved, Juli Marie Woolford, Feb. 4, 1968 - May 27, 1993

Grave 36, two names on one marker, common inscription:  Pastirko
Grave 36a - Joseph P., 1921 - 1986; Joseph P. Pastirko, CPL US Army, World War II, 1921 - 1986
Grave 36b - C. Jean, 1924 - [intentionally left blank on marker]

Grave 37 - [illegible]

Grave 38 - Harriett E. Olmsted, ? wife of Wm. Miles, Died Feb. 17, 18?0, Aged 32 y's

Grave 39, two names on one marker, common inscription:  Dunck Dunck
Grave 39a - Pearl L., 1898 - 1981
Grave 39b - John L. Sr., 1898 - 1973

Grave 40, two names on one marker, common inscription:  Snyder
Grave 40a - Glow E., 1914 - 1995
Grave 40b - P. Lorraine, 1918 - [intentionally left blank on marker]

Grave 41 - Carl J. Pollack, PVT US Army, World War II, 1915 - 1980

Grave 42 - Steven M. Pollack, 1949 - 1996, Schipper Funeral Home

Grave 43 - Levi Keyes, Died Mar. 10, 1871, Aged 64 y's 11 mo & 1 day  [with a foot-marker inscribed:]  L.K.

Grave 44 - Permelia, wife of Levi Keyes, Died Dec. 29, 1850, AE. 47 y's & ? ms ?

Grave 45 - Clarisa, daugh. of Levi & Permel? Keyes, Died ? 18?, Aged ?

Grave 46 - William ? of ? Died ?

Grave 47 - ? William A. ?, Died July ?

Grave 48 - Charlie E., son ? W.H. & J.S. Damon, Died Jan. 24, 1861, Aged 1 y'r 9 mo 10 ds

Grave 49 - Julia A., dau. of James & Emily C. Reynolds, Died Jan. 7, 1853, AE. 16 y'rs 7 mo & 14 d's.

Grave 50 - [human artifact, appears to be grave marker base]

Grave 51 - Jo?, Died March 4, 18?, Aged ?4 yrs

Grave 52 - Phebe M., wife of Joseph Kieth, Died ?

Grave 53 - W.C.?.

Grave 54 - Betsey J., wife of William Miles, Died Feb. 13, 1862, AE. 28 y's.

Grave 55 - Mary ?

Grave 56 - Shar?, Died Feb. ?, 185?

Grave 57 - Albert Keyes, Died Ma? 4, 1862, AE. 27 y's 8 mos 25 d ? son ? & ? 1860, AE. 13 d's.

Grave 58 - [human artifact, appears to be grave marker base]

Grave 59 - [illegible]

Grave 60 - Clark W. ? M.S. ?, Died Aug. 26, 1858, AE. 3 y's 2 mo 5 d's. ? on earth to bloom in heaven

Grave 61 - Merret ? Died, Sept. 7, 1850, AE. 3 y'rs 9 mo & 1 d.

Grave 62, family plot marker, common inscription:  Warren  [artwork/symbol]
Grave 62a - E.A. Warren, Died Sept. 8, 1858, Aged 55 years & 25 d's
Grave 62b - Madga?, wife of E.A. Warren, Died Feb. 16, 1878, Aged 61 y'rs 8 mo's & 23 d's

Grave 62(i) - M.W.

Grave 62(ii) - S.A.W.

Grave 63 - [illegible]

Grave 64 - Albert A. Warren, Died Oct. 4, 1855, AE. 6 y's. 7 mo. 25 d's.

Grave 64(i) - [General view of broken grave markers surrounding base of tree in one corner of cemetery.  Some individual markers photographed below.]

Grave 65, four prominent markers in one photograph
Grave 65a - M.M.G.
Grave 65b - [illegible]
Grave 65c - [illegible]
Grave 65d - ? G.

Grave 66 - Mary E. ? Died ? 18?0 ?

Grave 67, four prominent markers in one photograph
Grave 67a - A.K.
Grave 67b - T.K.
Grave 67c - [illegible]
Grave 67d - Betsey ?

Grave 68, only "legible" marker inscribed - ? 185?, AE. 1 y'r ? 20 d's.

Grave 69, three prominent markers in one photograph
Grave 69a - J.K.
Grave 69b - [illegible]
Grave 69c - ? 1871, AE. ?

Grave 70 - [all markers illegible]

Grave 71 - [all markers illegible]

Grave 72 - [illegible]

Grave 73 - Catherine Con?, wif? Elijah B. Olmstead ?

Grave 74 - [human artifact, appears to be grave marker base]

Grave 75 - [human artifact, appears to be grave marker base]

Grave 76 - William Miles, Born Feb. 23, 1826, Died Mar. 22, 1891, Miles  [close-up of inscription]

Grave 77 - Sarah E., wife of Williams Miles, Died Sept. 2, 1860, AE. 22 y's

Grave 78 - [human artifact, appears to be grave marker base]

Grave 79 - [illegible]

Grave 80 - Father, J.V. Burch, 1817 - 1901

Grave 81 - [human artifact, appears to be grave marker base]

Grave 82 - [human artifact, appears to be grave marker base]

Grave 83 - Hurbert U., son of J.V. & B.M. Birch, Died July 28, 1863, AE 1 yr 1 mo & 26 d's.


Notes:  Details beyond simple text not as appears on original; comments appear in brackets: [ ]; "?" substituted for unknown letter(s)/word(s)/line(s); all graves transcribed and photographed; grave numbers for the convenience of the transcriber and photographer only; photographs taken 6 October 2001; transcription compiled from photographs.

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