Burr Oak Cemetery, St. Joseph Co., MI
BURR OAK CEMETERY....
Burr Oak Township
St Joseph County, Michigan

Contributed to the Michigan USGenWeb Project

Transcribed and proof-read by Josephine Reed Garzelloni
4 May 1997

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Dagg, Anne Pearl .....Row 30, Sec 7, Grave 12, buried 6 March 1992, lived in Sturgis, widow, 93 years, died 4 March 1992

Dagg, Arthur R...Row 30, Sec 7, Grave 11, buried 19 February 1988, lived in Burr Oak, married, 89 years, died 17 February 1988

Dalph, Anson.....Lot 45, Sec 3

Dalph, Emma......Lot 45, Sec 3

Dabrymple, David Wayne...Lot 488, Sec 4, buried 31 January 1957, 8 hours old, died 30 January 1957

Danberry, Charles L...Plot 27, Sec 4, Grave 7, buried 18 December 1977, lived in Burr Oak, married, 84 years, died 15 December 1977

Danberry, Fannie Mae....Plot 277, Sec 4, buried 21 May 1987, 92 years, died 17 May 1987.

Danberry, Farley Rue.....no burial date.....born 15 December 1853, and departed this life 14 July 1915. On September 25, 1875, he was married to Lucia Mae Tyler, who passed away September 10, 1912?. Mr. Danberry leaves to mourn his death, four brothers; Nicholas of Manton, George of Matteson, William of Colon, Alpha of Burr Oak. For years the deceased was the village blacksmith at Findley and enjoyed a wide acquaintance and the confidence and respect of the whole community. For a great while he had been gradually failing in healthy, tho able to be up and about until within a few days of his demise. And to Mr and Mrs Roy JENKINS is great credit due for their extreme kindness throughout his decline.......Note: this entire entry taken from the Burr Oak Acorn, edition dated 15 July 1915. Extracted by this compiler.

Danberry, Janet....Lot 277, Sec 4, born 1862, 70 years, died 2 September 1932

Danberry, Lewis....Lot 277, Sec 4, born 1860, 60 years, died 1920

Daniels, Hattie...Lot 459, Sec 1, born 1867, died 1903

Daniels, Willis....Lot 459, Sec 1, died 1920

Dannely, Baby Girl.....Lot 13, Sec 7

David, Bert......Lot 39, Sec 6, buried 23 January 1952, 83 years, died 26 January 1952.... Note: Papers of Geneva Smith give the age as 85 years

David, Glenn.....no further information

David, Rachel....75 years, died 15 November 1949

David, Ralphael.....Lot 39, Sec 6

Davidson, Alan J... Row 37, Sec 7, Grave 7, 82, formerly of Burr Oak, died 20 October 1995, at the Christian Heritage Care Center, Upland, California. He was born 16 August 1913, in Ovid, a son of Frank and Henrietta (Sears) Davidson. On 10 June 1935, he married Enid M Crum, in Coldwater. She died 17 July 1993. He was a California resident since February 1995. Before that, he had lived in Rancho Viejo, Texas, eight years, coming from Burr Oak where he had lived several years. He had owned and operated the Davidson Supermarkets in Burr Oak and Bronson and he also was in partnership with Clarence Snyder operating Laundromats in Centreville, Bronson, Coldwater, Sturgis in Michigan and Angola, Indiana until 1983. He was a member of the Los Fresnos United Methodist Church, Texas, the Burr Oak Eagles Lodge 124 F&AM, and the Bronson Rotary Club with more than 50 years of perfect attendance. He had received the Paul Harris Fellow and he was a former member of the Burr Oak United Methodist church. He enjoyed playing golf and bridge. Surviving are one daughter, Sandra Schmidt, Pomona California; one son and daughter-in-law, John and Susan Davidson, Burr Oak; three grandchildren, Lisa Davidson Jerome, Royal Oak, Mark Schmidt, Portland, Oregon, and Julie Schmidt, Rancho Cucamonga, California; one sister, Ruth Gwynn, Longview, Texas; and several nieces, nephews and cousins. He was preceded in death by his parents; one sister, Sybil Kipp; and one brother, Jesse Davidson. There will be no vistation. Graveside services were held on Sunday at the Burr Oak Cemetery with Rev Millie Forward, Burr Oak United Methodist church. Burial will follow. Arrangements were handled by the Hackman-Foglesong Funeral Home, Sturgis. Memorials may be directed to the Bronson Rotary Club or Burr Oak United Methodist Church.

Davidson, Enid M...Row 37, Sec 7, Grave 8, buried 21 July 1993, lived Pizarro, Rancho Viejo, married, 82 yrs, died 17 July 1993

Davis, Abner.....Lot 213, Sec 4, born 1815, died 1888

Davis, Charlie....Lot 213, Sec 4, born 1864, died 1892

Davis, Clifford...Plot 64, Sec 6, Grave 3, no burial date, 90 years, died 31 May 1996

Davis, Davis S.....died 2 November 1891, name is listed as Davis S. Davis, extracted from the annual of Burr Oak burials in January edition of Burr Oak Acorn....Note: Papers of Geneva Smith have his first name as David.

Davis, Edna B.....Lot 45, Sec 6, buried 25 January 1960, died in St Joseph Co, 78 years, died 22 January 1960

Davis, Esther Ann....Lot 213, Sec 4, born 1819, died 1902 Note: extracted from the Burr Oak Acorn, edition week following her death, comes this information; Esther Ann died 17 January 1892, 72 yrs 10 mos 10 days. She was born at Geddes, Onandaga Co, New York on 7 March 1819. She married 2 January 1838 with Abner Davis. Shortly after marriage, they moved to Tioga Co, New York for 27 years. In 1868, they moved to Burr Oak. He died circa 1889. She is survived by one son, J.M. Davis of Grand Rapids and one daughter, Mrs F. Worden of Sturgis.

Davis, Frank......Lot 186, Sec 2, born 1839, died 1896

Davis, Helen I..Plot 64, Sec 6, Grave 4, buried 20 April 1990, died in Sturgis, 80 years, died 17 April 1990

Davis, John D.....Lot 45, Sec 6, buried July 13 1949, 69 years, born 1880, died 11 July 1949...Note: birth year from the papers of Geneva Smith.

Davis, Priscilla (Freed)......Lot 186, born 1827, died 1896....Note: Entire entry from papers of Geneva Smith, not in cemetery book.

Davis, Robert Earl.....Row 27, Sec 7, Grave 11, 73, died 11 May 1996, at the Veterans Administration Hospital, Battle Creek. he was born 3 August 1922 in Sturgis, a son of Willard and Margaret (Feek) Davis. On 24 June 1950, he married Betty Maystead in Sturgis. He was a Burr Oak resident for the past 46 years coming from Colon. He was a member of the U.S. Army serving in the South Pacific during WWII and a member of Holy Angels Catholic Church. He retired from Kirsch Company in 1982 after 34 years of employment. Surviving are his wife; two sons, Michael Davis, Grand Rapids, John Davis, Kalamazoo; one daughter, Mrs Charles Nuyen, Sturgis; four grandchildren, Michael, Austin, Kaleena and Charles; one sister, Mary Horvath, Sturgis; two brothers, Richard Davis, Colon and Donald Davis, Wichita, Kansas; several nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his parents; one sister, Helen May and one brother, Theodore Davis. Cremation has taken place, no visitation. Service was held at the Burr Oak Cemetery with the Rev Leon H Pohl of Holy Angels Catholic Church officiating. Memorials may be directed to Hospice of Sturgis.

Davis, Weatha (Dexter)....Lot 213, born 1843, died 1908.....Note: Total entry from papers of Geneva Smith, not in cemetery book.

Deal, Addison...Lot 211, Sec 4, born 1871, died 1890

Deal, Charles E .......Lot 543, Sec 5, buried 26 January 1938, lived in Fawn River twp, born 1865, 73 years, died 24 January 1938

Deal, Emma C.....Lot 543, Sec 5, no burial date, lived in Fawn River twp, 62 years, died 24 March 1934

Deal, Lloyd ....VET, Lot 543, Sec 5, no burial date, lived in Fawn River twp, born 1891, 40 years, died 1931

Deal, Lucy A...Lot 211, Sec 4, born 1833, died 1912

Deal, Manasses....Lot 211, Sec 4, born 1829, died 1906

DeBolt, Wilma (Schuler).......Lot 354, Sec R, buried 23 August 1969, lived in Bronson, widow, 55 years, daughter of Carl Schuler and Margaret ???, died 20 August 1969

Decker, Anna...wife of Victor E Decker, lived in Burr Oak, mother of Victor J Decker no dates

Decker, Jane...Lot 88, Sec 3, born 1836, died 1914

Decker, Victor E.....VET, Lot 32, Sec 6, buried 6 August 1944, lived in Burr Oak, married, 50 years, died 2 August 1944, husband of Anna

Decker, Victor J..........Plot 32, sec 6, Grave 3, buried 24 February 1990, lived in Burr Oak, married, died 21 February 1990

Dedt, Hazel.....buried 12 August 1991, died in LaGrange, 84 years, died 9 August 1991

Deeds, Carl L .......Row 13, Sec 7, Grave 8, buried 27 September 1986, lived in Sturgis, single, 56 years, died 24 September 1986

Deeds, Shane Kendall.....Lot 13, Sec 7, buried 12 June 1967, lived in Burr Oak, premature, died 9 June 1965

Deno, Albert Carl....Lot 413, Sec 1, buried 2 November 1947, lived in Burr Oak, 69 years, born 1878, died 30 October 1947....Note: birth year from papers of Geneva Smith

Deno, Bernice E....Lot 413, Sec 1, buried 22 March 1972, lived in Burr Oak, widow, 88 years, daughter of Coin Himebaugh and Eva ??, died 20 March 1972

Deno, Effie R....Lot 317, Rear, buried 8 June 1938, lived in Burr Oak, married, born 1866, 72 years, died 6 June 1938

Deno, Fred........Lot 413, Sec 1, Father, born 1838, died 1916

Deno, Hannah....Lot 413, Sec 1, Mother, born 1847, died 1924, wife of Fred Deno

Deno, Mary E........Lot 26, Sec 7, buried 22 September 1963, live in Burr Oak, widow, 84 years, died 19 September 1963

Dester, David....Lot 213, Sec 4, born 1839, died 1891

Dester, Weatha .......Lot 213, Sec 4, born 1843, died 1908

Deter, Josephine....Sec 6, Plot 2, Grave 5, cremated

Dexter, Betsy.......Lot 434, Sec 1, born 1869, 34 years, died 1903

Dexter, Huldah........Lot 434, Sec 1, born 1899, 1 year old, died 1900

Dietrick, George........Lot 132, Sec 2, born 1819, 63 years, died 27 January 1882....Note: month and day of death from papers of Geneva Smith

Diffenbaugh, Francis...Lot 484, Sec 4, buried 1 November 1939, lived in Jonesville, widow, 87 years, born 1852, died 30 October 1939......Note: papers of Geneva Smith have the first name spelled Frances (Compiler note: Frances would denote this was a woman buried whereas Francis is generally how this name is spelled for the male gender.)

Diffenbaugh, Harry T...Lot 484, Sec 4, born 1848, died 1930

Diffenbaugh, Vern....Lot 484, Sec 4, buried 14 March 1961, died in Kalamazoo, 71 years, died 12 March 1961

Dillivan, A I.....Lot 15, Sec 7, buried 30 April 1969, lived in Sturgis, married, 76 years, died 27 April 1960

Dillivan, Edith...Row 15, Sec 7, Grave 10, buried 8 July 1978, lived in Burr Oak, widow, 80 years, died 6 July 1978

Dillivan , John Thomas......buried 16 August 1966, 5 hours old, respiratory, in same grave with Michael Irving Dillivan

Dillivan , Michael Irving...Lot 15, Sec 7, buried 12 April 1975, lived in St Joseph co, single, 16 years, died 10 April 1975, severe head injuries

Dillivan, Michael Lee...Row 15, Sec 7, Grave 5, no burial date, 66 years, died 24 August 1996

Dimmick, Lucinda.....Lot 155, Sec 2, born 1831, died 1904

Dimmick, J L...........Lot 155, Sec 2, born 1815, died 1886

Dixon, Clinton D...Lot 306, Sec R, born 1862, died 1899...Note: Clinton from papers of Geneva Smith.

Dixon, Frances....Plot 306, Back Sec, Grave 2, lived and died in Kalamazoo, died 24 January 1995

Dixon, Harold......Lot 306, Sec R, died 16 April 1952, 49 years, born 1903.....Note: birth year from papers of Geneva Smith

Dixon, Letitia Adele

Dixon, Mary (Graves)....Lot 306, Sec R, buried 26 July 1937, lived in Kalamazoo, 72 years, died 25 July 1937.....Note: Graves from the papers of Geneva Smith

Dodt, Hazel I...Row 10, Sec 7, Grave 7, buried August 1991, 84 years old, no death date

Dolph, Anson.....Lot 45, Sec 3, born 1810, died 1881

Dolph, Baby...no more information

Dolph, Emma (Dow)......Lot 45, Sec 3, born 1819, died 1904.......Note: Dow name from the Geneva Smith papers. She also says this woman was the wife of Israll Negus.

Donley, Alta A....Lot 18, Sec 6, buried 21 September 1944, died in Fawn River twp, married, 55 years, died 19 September 1944....Note: Papers from Geneva Smith give Lot 586 as burial plot.

Donley, Baby Boy...Lot 486, Sec 4, buried 25 October 1958, died 24 October 1958

Donley, David Allen...Plot 491-A, Sec 5, Grave 3, died Beulahin Benzie Twp??, single, 48 years, died 30 March 1993

Donley, Harold Eugene......Row 24, Sec 7, buried 7 November 1971, lived in Sturgis, single, 41 years, died 9 November 1971

Donley, Harold Eugene....Row 24, Sec 7, Grave 10, buried 1 May 1985, died in Sturgis, widower, 75 years, died 29 April 1985 Donley, Letha M...Row 24, Sec 7, buried 27 October 1971, lived in Sturgis, married, 62 years, died 19 October 1971

Donley, Maude.......Lot 108, Sec 2, born 1887, died 1921

Donley, Viola .....Lot 18, Sec 6, buried 25 November 1964, lived in New Orleans, married, 70 years, died 22 November 1964

Donnelley, Baby Girl...25 October 1958, died Sturgis, died 24 October 1958, premature birth

Dost, Beatrice.....Plot 29, Sec 6, Grave 7, grave 7, buried 24 September 1977, Beatrice Dost, died in Sturgis, 79 years, died 20 September 1977

Dost, Ferdinand D VET..Lot 29, Sec 6, Grave 5, buried 17 February 1963, lived in Burr Oak twp, widower, born 2 December 1888, 74 years, died 15 February 1963

Dost, Ferdinand E.....VET, Lot 29, Sec 6, grave 5.5, buried 2 August 1982, died in Kalamazoo, divorced, 61 years, died 29 July 1982

Dost, Roy W.....Lot 29, Sec 6, grave 6, buried 4 January 1944, 15 years, died 31 December 1943

Dost, Sue Ann.....Lot 29, Sec 6, grave 5, buried 17 July 1948, 2 mos 12 days old, born 3 May 1948, died 15 July 1948....Note: Birth date from papers of Geneva Smith

Doudt, Kenneth N....Row 10, Sec 7, buried 15 May 1974, lived in Bronson twp, married, 69 years, died 15 May 1974

Douglas, George...Lot 171, Sec 2, born 1834, died 1914

Douglas, Mary...Lot 171, Sec 2, born 1837, died 1923

Dow, Perkins S...VET, Civil War, 11th Iowa Infantry

Dow, Stephen...Lot 45, Sec 3, born 1775 at Deering, New Hampshire, died 1845.....Note: birthplace from papers of Geneva Smith.

Dow, U S.........VET, Lot 46, Sec 3, grave 8, born 1825, died 1876, Veteran from the 4th Iowa Voluteeers, from Cuyago County, New York...Note: all information from the papers of Geneva Smith. Geneva give's this man's initials as P.S.

Dowles, Edward B

Downs, James......VET, Lot 194, Sec 1, born 1839, died 1910, Civil War, Co G., 55th Ohio Infantry Note: Geneva Smith has this burial on Lot 193

Downs, Mary E..Lot 194, Sec 1, born 1839, died 1910...Note: Geneva Smith has this burial on Lot 193.

Drake, Daniel.......Lot 170, Sec 2, born 1878, died 1878

Drake, Donald E...row 3, Sec 9, Grave 52, buried 11 October 1992, lived in Colon, married, 73 years, died 11 October 1992

Drake, William Harrison ....VET, grave 5, Co C., 2nd New York M.R.....Note: William from the papers of Geneva Smith.

Drouillard, Jessie...Lot 10, Sec 3, buried 10 October 1957, 73 years, died 7 October 1957 Dudley, Henry E...Lot 308, born 1815, died 1897.....Note: Entire entry from papers of Geneva Smith, not in cemetery book.

Duecker, Andrew Fred...Row 22, Sec 7, buried 10 March 1973, lived in Burr Oak, 82 years, died 8 March 1972

Duncan, Albert C..lot 41, sec 6, grave 3, buried 17 August 1968, lived in Sturgis, 62 years, died 14 August 1968

Duncan, Alonzo...Lot 37, Sec 3, born 1808, died 1872

Duncan, Emily.....Lot 70, Sec 3, born 1808, died 1861

Duncan, Henry...Lot 70, Sec 3, Lot 70, Sec 3, born 1812, died 1861

Duncan, Susan...Lot 37, Sec 3, born 1802 , died 1873

Dunham, Arthur J....Lot 2, Sec 6, Grave 3, buried 29 October 1944, lived in Burr Oak, married, 57 years, died 26 October 1944

Dunham, Charles E.....Lot 2, Sec 6, grave 2, buried 22 April 1955, lived in Burr Oak, 39 years, died 20 April 1955

Dunham, Clifford W Sr....Row 2, Sec 8, Grave 4, buried 20 June 1990, died in Sturgis, married, 68 years, died 15 June 1990

Dunham, Merle E.....Lot 2, Sec 6, lot 2, sec 6, grave 4, buried 14 January 1970, lived in Burr Oak, widow, 75 years, died 10 January 1970

Dunn, Lewis C...Row 32, Sec 7, Grave 1, buried 2 March 1978, lived at 122 First St, Burr Oak, married, 72 years, died 27 February 1978

Dunn, Lucille C...Row 32, Sec 7, Grave 2, buried 20 December 1994, lived in Burr Oak, widow, 85 years, died 19 December 1994

Dunn, Maggie (McDonald Kilmer)......Lot 100, Sec 2, no dates.....Note: McDonald Kilmer surnames from papers of Geneva Smith.

Dunn, Mary (Kline).......grave 6, buried 22 March 1939, lived in Burr Oak, married, born 1862, 77 years, died 18 March 1939, apoplexy......Note: Kline from the papers of Geneva Smith

Dunn, Perry.....buried 14 September 1950, 90 years, died 10 September 1950.....Note: Papers of Geneva Smith have the death date as 12 September 1950.

Dunn, Raymond L...Row 1, Sec 9, Grave 26, buried 27 July 1994, lived in Kingsley, Mi, married, 62 years, no death date

Durham, Alan C...Row 19, Sec 7, Grave 7, 29 June 1987, lived in Burr Oak, married, died 26 June 1987

Durham, Irene R....Plot 8, Sec 3, Grave 8, 21 August 1993, lived in Burr Oak, divorced, 90 years, died 18 August 1993

Dwight, Cornelia....Lot 418, sec 1, grave 3, born 1839, died 1926

Dwight, Edward.....Lot 418, Sec 1, born 1831, died 1910

Dwight, Emma ....Lot 418, Sec 1, grave 7, buried 18 February 1963, lived in Burr Oak, widow, born 1870, 92 years, died 15 February 1963

Dwight, Florence....Lot 418, Sec 1, grave 5, died 1898

Dwight T. Frank.....Lot 418, Sec 1, grave 8, born 1870, died 1931

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