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

Contributed to the Michigan USGenWeb Project

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

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Packard, Claude M .......Lot 15, sec 6, buried 4 April 1944, 53 years, died 2 April 1944 ....Note: papers of Geneva Smith has this burial on Lot 583.

Packard, Edwin Glenn....Plot 15, Sec 6, Grave 6, buried 16 March 1990, lived in Burr Oak, single, 71 years, died 13 March 1990

Packard, Rosella....Lot 15, Sec 6, Grave 7, buried 12 November 1975, died at home in Burr Oak twp, widow, 81 years, died 9 November 1975

Packer, Andrew....Lot 18, Sec 3, born 1834, died 1889

Packer, Georgiana....Lot 18, Sec 3, buried 4 September 1936, lived in Coldwater, born 1849, 87 years, died 2 September 1936

Packer, Henry.......Lot 154, born 1789 in New Jersey, 76 years, died 1876....Note: Geneva Smith gave the lot number and place of birth. She also gives the year of birth as 1799.

Packer, Henry Jr.....died 24 January 1895

Packer, Lecta....Lot 18, Sec 3, born 1883, died 1890

Packer, Lu Gene......Lot 18, Sec 3, born 1877, died 1911......Note: from the papers of Geneva Smith who states this was Eva Hackman's first husband.

Packer, Madeline...Lot 18, Sec 3, buried 18 January 1961, lived in Sturgis, 51 years, died 14 January 1961

Packer, Mary Ann (Vedder).....Lot 154, born 1806 in New Jersey, 73 years, died 28 February 1879

Palmer, Gladys V...Row 3, Sec 8, Grave 8, buried 26 March 1986, married, 64 years, died 22 March 1986

Palmer, Jeffrey L...Row 46, Sec 7, Grave 6, buried 27 December 1990, died in Sturgis, married, 33 years, died 22 December 1990, gunshot wound to chest

Parham, Aaron...Lot 432, Sec 1, buried 26 September 1906, no other information

Parham, Evaline...Lot 432, Sec 1, buried 22 December 1942, died in Burr Oak, widow, 88 years, died 20 December 1941

Parker, Clara......Lot 84, born 1816, died 1887.......Note: entire entry from the Geneva Smith papers, not in the cemetery book.

Parker, Hiram......Lot 84, born 1808, died 1889......Note: entire entry from the Geneva Smith papers, not in the cemetery book.

Parks, Alice Akey...Lot 65, Sec 3, born 1857, died 1902

Parsons, C. D. Dr.....Lot 82, Sec 3, born 1855, died 1903

Parsons, Carrie....Lot 109, Sec 2, born 1845, died 1873... nearest relative is F F Parsons, 8826 Aberdeen St, Chicago, Ill.

Parsons, Chauncy D.Dr,...Lot 82, born 1816, died 1863....Note: Lot number from the papers of Geneva Smith. Geneva also has his middle inital as S.

Parsons, Chauncy......Lot 82, Sec 3, born 1885, died 1887

Parsons, Esther...Lot 109, Sec 2, born 1820, died 1870.....name at top of page is Dr Fayette Parsons Note: death year from the papers of Geneva Smith.

Parsons, H A.... Lot 109, Sec 2, no more information

Parsons, Henry.....Lot 82, Sec 3, born 1830, died 1854

Parsons, May.... Lot 109, Sec 2, born 1871, died 1888

Parsons, Pamelia (Byrns)....Lot 83, born 1816, died 1853....Note: entire entry from the papers of Geneva Smith. She says that Pamelia is the daughter of Patrick and Sophia.

Parsons, Pamelia.....Lot 82, Sec 3, born 1830, died 1881

Parsons, Susy (Fleming)....Lot 109, Sec 2, born 1851, died 1899....Note: surname Flemming from the papers of Geneva Smith. Geneva says that Susy was the wife of D.F. Parsons.

Paslut, Chester C...Row 4, Sec 8, Grave 7, buried 16 October 1993, lived in Colon, married, 64 years, died 14 October 1993

Passohl, Agusta.....Lot 29, Sec 3, born 1870, died 1871.....Note: papers of Geneva Smith has the first name spelled Augusta. Surname spelled Passahl

Passohl, Baby.....Lot 29, no dates

Passohl, D.S.M......Lot 29, born 1812, died 1869, name at top of page is Henry J Passohf

Passohl, Eda....Lot 236, Sec 4, buried 4 May 1937, lived in Burr Oak, born 1858, 79 years, died 2 May 1937....Note: surname is spelled Passahl in the papers of Geneva Smith.

Passohl, Frederick.....Lot 189, Sec 2, born 1821, died 1909.......Note: Geneva Smith has this surname spelled Passahl.

Passohl, Henry J......Lot 236, Sec 4, buried 26 February 1939, lived in Burr Oak, born 1859, 79 years, died 24 February 1939.....Note: papers from Geneva Smith give the birth year as 1860.

Passohl, John...Lot 29, Sec 3, born 1824, died 1908.....Note: dates from the papers of Geneva Smith.

Passohl, Mary......Lot 29, Sec 3, born 1825, died 1908

Passohl, Sophie.....Lot 189, Sec 2, born 1822, died 1876......Note: Geneva Smith has this surname spelled Passahl.

Patrick, Amanda....Row 42, Sec 7, Grave 1, buried 18 December 1981, lived in Burr Oak, married, 71 years, died 15 December 1981

Patrick, Charles......born 1873, died 1911

Patrick, George... Lot 422, Sec 1, born 1852, died 1921

Patrick, Ida E...Lot 422, Sec 1, buried 10 October 1940, lived in Burr Oak, widow, born 25 July 1859, 81 yrs 2 mos 13 days, occupation as a domestic, born Rockford, Illinois, daughter of James B Davidson, born Illinois, mother Amanda Davidson, born Illinois, died 8 October 1940

Patrick, Josephine....born 1843, died 1924

Patrick, Juanita .....Lot 492A, Sec 5, buried 31 March 1959, lived in Sturgis, 69 years, died 29 March 1959

Patrick, Margaret.....Lot 170, Sec 2, born 1810, 90 years, died 1900

Patrick, Nellie....Lot 170, Sec 2, born 1866, died 1899

Patrick, Richard J.....Lot 422, Sec 1, buried 2 November 1943, lived in Burr Oak, 60 years, died 30 October 1943

Patrick, Richard W.....Lot 170, Sec 2, born 1813, died 1892 Note: taken from his obituary in the Burr Oak Acorn, week following his death, the following information. He was born 28 April 1813 in Walton, Delaware Co, New York and died at Burr Oak township, 30 January 1892. He was left practically alone at the age of 7 years. At age 18 he shipped out in a whaling vessel for 14 years in the South Indian Ocean. In October 1854, he married with Margaret Pine of Walton, New York, where they lived until 1858. Then they moved to Buchanan, Michigan and in 1859, they removed to Burr Oak. He is survived by two sons, George and William, both of Burr Oak and one daughter, Mrs Anna Drake of Detroit

Patrick, Sarah....Lot 170, born 1808, died 1887......Note: entire entry from the papers of Geneva Smith.

Patrick, Shelley...Row 42, Sec 7, Grave 6, buried 3 March 1993, male, 78 years, died 28 February 1993

Patrick, Walter G... Lot 422, Sec 1, Grave 8, buried 6 November 1975, lived in Bronson, 86 year, died 5 November 1975

Patrick, William.......Lot 170, Sec 2, born 1836, died 1917

Patrick, William.....Lot 170, born 1848, died 1925

Patrick, William G....buried 12 October 1967, died in Burr Oak twp, 48 years, died 9 October 1967

Patterson, Homer ....Lot 551, Sec 5, Grave 1, buried 5 January 1970, lived in Burr Oak, married, 65 yrs, born Ohio, died 1 January 1970

Pease, Baby.....Lot 101, infant child of Mary (Fry) Pease.....Note: entire entry from the papers of Geneva Smith, not in the cemetery book.

Pease, Daniel.....Lot 101, Sec 2, 68 years, born 1814, died 1882.....Note: birth year from the papers of Geneva Smith and she also states that Daniel was a minister.

Pease, Eliza....Lot 101, 65 years, born 1820, died 1885....Note: papers of Geneva Smith give the lot number, birth year, says that Eliza was the daughter of Mrs Brown, who is also buried here.

Pease, Frank.....Lot 20, Sec 3, born 1856, died 1917

Pease, Jane......Lot 101, born 1862 in New York, died 1883....Note: entire entry from the papers of Geneva Smith, not in the cemetery book.

Pease, Dr John W.....Lot 101, VET, born 1850, died 1895, Co D, 11th Michigan Infantry......Note: Lot number from the papers of Geneva Smith.

Pendleton, Dora.....Lot 5, Sec 3, born 1861, died 1865

Pendleton, Lewella Lois....Lot 5, Sec 3, buried 19 March 1945, lived in Burr Oak, 80yr 9m 20dys, born 1864/5, died 16 March 1945....Note: birth year from the papers of Geneva Smith.

Pendleton, Sarah.....Lot 5, Sec 3, born 1841, died 1923

Pendzich, Agnes C......Row 2, Sec 9, Grave 1, buried 15 June 1987, lived in Burr Oak, 71 years, died 13 June 1987

Pennell, Harry....Lot 553, Sec 5

Pennell, Oliver B....Lot 553, Sec 5

Pepper, Andrew....VET, Lot 134, Sec 2, born 1840, died 1921, Civil War, Co A, 11th Michigan Cavalry

Pepper, James.....VET, Lot 134, Sec 2, born 1813, 65 years, died 1878, Civil War, Co K, 7th Michigan Infantry

Pepper, Lovinia (Hackett).....Lot 134, Sec 2, born 1850, died 1929...... Note: compiler's notes. Lovinia was the daughter of Arristides Polititus

Pepper, Wallace.....Lot 134, Sec 2, born 1872, died 1873.....Note: Geneva Smith has the birth year as 1873.

Perrin, Mary Rosa..... born 1852, died 1874 ...buried in Tobey Cemetery

Perry, Don.....Lot 9, Sec 6, born 1889, died 13 Februrary 1954.....Note: dates from the papers of Geneva Smith.

Perry, Frank......Lot 445, Sec 1, born 1856, died 1919

Perry, Glenn L....Row 38, Sec 7, Grave 11, buried 21 June 1978, lived in Burr Oak, married, 66 years, died 19 June 1978

Perry, Keith Eugene...Row 16, Sec 7, Grave 7, buried 15 June 1974, lived in Ionia, Michigan, married, 55 years, died 12 June 1974

Perry, Leona M....Lot 9, Sec 6, buried 7 December 1964, died in Three Rivers, widow, 73 years, died 4 December 1964

Perry, Myrtie...Lot 12, Sec 7, buried 28 July 1964, lived in Burr Oak, widow, 78 years, died 25 July 1964

Perry, Neal F...Row 12, Sec 7, Grave 11, buried 13 December 1975, lived in Burr Oak, married, 53 years, died 11 December 1975

Perry, Ray......Lot 12, Sec 7, buried 7 February 1957, lived in Burr Oak, married, 71 years, died 4 February 1957

Perry, Robert Ray...Lot 12, Sec 7, buried 12 August 1952, died in LaGrange , Indiana, stillborn 10 August 1952

Perry, Ronald....buried 16 February 1954, lived in Burr Oak, married, 65 years, farmer, died 13 February 1954

Pettis, Bertha M...Plot 55, Sec 3, Grave 1, buried 26 July 1979, lived at Froh Nursing Home, widow, 98 years, died 23 July 1979

Pfenning, Daniel......Lot B21, Sec 3, buried 1 March 1934, died in Burr Oak twp, 74 years, died 28 February 1934

Pfenning, Elizabeth...Lot B21, Sec 3, buried 29 August 1940, lived in Burr Oak, widow, 78 years, died 27 August 1940

Phelps, Jennie...Lot 169, Sec 2, buried 29 September 1941, died in Fawn River twp, born 1880, 61 years, died 26 September 1941

Phillips, Grace....Lot 165, Sec 2, born 1877, died 1878

Pierucki, Annis John...Lot B16, Sec 3, buried 10 October 1939, lived in Bethel twp, baby 4 months, died 8 October 1939

Pierucki, John...Plot B16, Sec 3, Grave 8, buried 21 January 1994, lived in Burr Oak, married, died 17 January 1994

Pinney, Byard J...Lot 9, Sec 7, Grave 1, buried 27 May 1967, lived in Sturgis, married, 81 years, died 24 May 1967

Pinney, Edith.....Row 9, Sec 7, Grave 4, buried 21 March 1983, died in Kalamazoo, 83 years, died 18 March 1983

Pinney, Isobel......Lot 93, Sec 3, born 1857, died 1930.....Note: papers of Geneva Smith spelling of first name is Isabel.

Pinney, Hiram....Lot 93, Sec 3

Pinney, Mildred...Row 40, Sec 7, Grave 4, buried 19 June 1981, lived at 411 Center Avenue, Sturgis, died 15 June 1981 at Bay Side Hospital, Virginia Beach, Virginia while visiting at her brother's home. She was born in Michigan City, Ind, May 29, 1921, a daughter of Albert and Ida (Bucholtz ) Meska, and had lived in Sturgis since 1945, coming from Three Rivers. She married John F Pinney on September 29, 1940 in Michigan City, Indiana. She worked in the Sturgis High School cafeteria nine years. She was raised in the Lutheran faith. Surviving are her husband, two sons, Jeffy Pinney, Centreville, and Steven Pinney, Ann Arbor; two grandchildren, Jennifer and Mark Pinney, Centreville; her stepmother, Mrs Myrtle Meska, Dowagiac; three sisters, Mrs Harry (Dorothy) Beach, Dowagiac; Mrs Donald (Margaret) Morgenstern, Roscommon; and Laura Meska, Battle Creek; a brother, Donald Meska, Virginia Beach; several nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her parents, and a brother, Melvin Meska, in March of 1980.

Plant, Adda...Lot 210, Sec 1, born 1857, died 1882

Plant, Agusta M.....Lot 230, Sec 1, born 1838, died 1889

Plant, Alice....Lot 168, Sec 2, born 1823, died 1892

Plant, Althea....Lot 466, Sec 4, buried 23 May 1968, lived in Coldwater, widow, 70 years, died 21 May 1968

Plant, Christine A......Lot 466, Sec 4, buried 23 May 1962, lived in Coldwater, 7 years old, died 21 May 1962, skull fracture

Plant, Diana.....Lot 210, Sec 1, born 1869, died 1872

Plant, Edwin......VET, Lot 313, R, born 1845, died 1902, Civil War, 11th Michigan Infantry

Plant, Effie...Lot 230, Sec 1, buried 6 December 1940, lived in Burr Oak twp, widow, born 28 January 1866, 74 yr 10 mos 6 da, worked as a domestic, born in Michigan, daughter of Achilles Thurston, born in Michigan and Ellen Matherson, born in New York, died 4 December 1940

Plant, Fannie.....Lot 210, Sec 1, born 1862, died 1882

Plant, Francis....Lot 313, R, born 1843, died 1911

Plant, Harrison....Lot 210, Sec 1, born 1820, died 1883.....Note: entire entry in the papers of Geneva Smith, not in the cemetery book.

Plant, Harrison....Lot 210, Sec 1, buried 27 May 1962, lived in Coldwater, married, 69 years, died 24 May 1962

Plant, Harrison Dale.... Lot 466, Sec 4, buried 9 November 1984, lived in Coldwater, married, 61 years, died 6 November 1984

Plant, Ira...Lot 230, Sec 1, buried 21 July 1925, lived in Burr Oak, born 1848, 77 years, died 19 July 1925

Plant, John...Lot 210, Sec 1, born 1854, died 1855

Plant, Maria.....Lot 256, Sec 4, born 1847, died 1925

Plant, Martha.....Plot 466, Sec 4, Grave 6, buried 28 June 1986, 58 years, died 26 June 1986

Plant, Mary.....Lot 210, Sec 1, born 1846, died 1857

Plant, Morgan....Lot 168, Sec 2, born 1825, died 1897

Plant, "Mother"....Lot 210, Sec 1, born 1826, died 1911, nearest living relative, F.H. Plant, New Port, California

Plant, Robert........Lot 466, Sec 4, born 1919, died 1920

Plant, William.....Lot 256, Sec 4, born 1850, died 1897

Pokorny, James A.....Sec 7, Row 25, Grave 14, died 14 July 1997, 59 years old

Pokorny, John J...Row 25, Sec 7, Grave 12, buried 13 April 1972, lived in Noble twp, Branch co, married, 59 years, died 11 April 1972

Pooler, Rev George E.....Lot 448, Sec 1, born 1864, died 1926, nearest living relative, Mrs G.E. Pooler, 1520 Pallistar, Dept 21, Detroit is address at bottom of page......Note: name of George from the papers of Geneva Smith.

Pooler, Mable.....Lot 448, Sec 1, born 1892, died 1912

Pooler, Maxine.......Lot 448, Sec 1, born 1899, died 1903

Porter, Albert H....Lot 219, Sec 4, born 1853, died 27 April 1931 in Adrian, Michigan......Note: entire entry from papers of Geneva Smith, not in the cemetery book.

Porter, Aldeara...Lot 219, Sec 4, buried 18 January 1935, lived in Detroit, 70 years, died 17 January 1935.....Note: papers of Geneva Smith have this first name spelled Aldassa

Porter, Flora.....Lot 512, born 1866, died 1921.....Note: entire entry comes from the papers of Geneva Smith, not in the cemetery book.

Porter, Grace........Lot 219, Sec 4, born 1884, died 1889

Porter, Jonathan Jacob......Sec 10, Row 40, Grave 15, died 9 June 1997, 21 years old

Porter, Ida M....Lot 259, Sec 4, buried 27 April 1942, lived in Burr Oak, widow, born 1 December 1858, 83 years, died 25 April 1942

Porter, Ione.....Lot 512, Sec 5, born 1892, died 1920

Porter, John H......Lot 3, Sec 3, 57 years, born 1857 in New Hampshire, died 1922......Note: cemetery books have this man 57 years at time of death in 1922. Geneva Smith papers have his birth year as 1857, which would make him 65 years old at the time of his death. She also gives his place of birth. Compiler cannot state which is correct and not.

Porter, John H.....Lot 219, Sec 4, buried 30 April 1931, born 1853, died 27 April 1931

Porter, Lorentus Barnabus.....Lot 259, Sec 4, buried 26 October 1937, lived in Burr Oak, married, born 23 September 1848, 89 years, farmer, born in Burr Oak, son of Barnabus Porter and Mary Dickerson, died 24 October 1937, apoplexy......Note: middle name from the papers of Geneva Smith.

Porter, Lorenzo Dow...VET, Lot 112, Sec 2, lived in Charlevoix, married, born 26 November 1843 in Burr Oak twp, 64 years, son of Barnabus Porter, born New York, mother, ???? but born in New York, died 4 July 1908, strangulation......Note: from the papers of Geneva Smith comes the surname Dow. Also that Lorenzo (1) married 1857 to ?? Lovejoy; (2) married 1868 to Adelia Graham.

Porter, Mary (Ward) (Dickerson).....Lot 3, Sec 3, born 18 September 1811, 61 years, died 14 June 1873......Note: Ward and Dickerson surnames from the papers of Geneva Smith. She also has this burial on Lot 112.

Porter, Priscilla......Lot 3, Sec 3, born 1857, died 1918

Potter, Lorenzo D........VET, U.S. Navy

Powell, Eula Mae...Row 43, Sec 7, Grave 10, buried 1 December 1991, died in Sturgis, widow, 79 years, died 28 Novrmber 1991

Powell, Herman B...Row 43, Sec 7, Grave 9, buried 10 July 1990, lived in Berrien Springs, Berrien Co, married, 87 years, died 7 July 1990

Powell, Richard L...Row 3, Sec 9, Grave 38, buried 11 August 1993, lived in Colon twp, single, 65 years, died 7 August 1993

Powell, Virgil E...buried 8 December 1995, lived in Marcellus, 36 years, died 4 December 1995

Powers, Cassius M...Lot 416, Sec 1, buried 2 September 1964, lived in Fawn River twp, widower, 87 years, died 31 August 1964

Powers, Charles E...VET, Lot 35, Sec 3, born 1838, died 1889, Civil War, Co A, 11th Michigan Infantry

Powers, Charles Fred....Lot 270, Sec 4, buried 12 April 1935, died in Three Rivers, 31 years, born 1904, died 10 April 1935......Note: year of birth from the papers of Geneva Smith.

Powers, Dale......Lot 416 Sec 1

Powers, Eddie...Lot 209, Sec 1, born 1863, died 1866

Powers, Edith.......Lot 209, Sec 1, born 1875, died 1881

Powers, Elizabeth (Fish).....Lot 35, Sec 3, born 1838, died 1902.....Note: Fish surname from the papers of Geneva Smith.

Powers, Gale... born 1899, died 1899, under Gale Powers name in ( ) says Miller Girl Bob & Doris's baby, buried 9 June 1950, died 9 June 1950 dates in pen, same handwriting as "Miller Girl"

Powers, Harriet...Lot 209, Sec 1, born 1842, died 1880

Powers, Horace H....VET, Lot 144, Sec 2, born 1834, died 24 October 1873, Civil War, Co G, 3rd Michigan Infantry.....Note: first name Horace from the papers of Geneva Smith.

Powers, Jesse...no more information

Powers, John........Lot 35, Sec 3, no dates.

Powers, Lella F........Lot 416, Sec 1,buried 22 June 1949, lived in Burr Oak, 71 years, died 19 June 1949

Powers, Loran.....Lot 209, Sec 1, born 1831, died 1910...Note: first name spelled Loren in the papers of Geneva Smith.

Powers, Williston........Lot 35, Sec 3, no dates.

Powers, Zella F (Teft).......Lot 416, born 1989, died 19 June 1949.....Note: entire entry from the papers of Geneva Smith.

Prentice, George .....Lot 520, Sec 5, buried 16 March 1941, lived in Burr Oak, married, born 10 November 1858, 82 yrs 4 mo 4 days, born in Michigan, son of Cutis Prentice, born New York, and Emily Andrews, born Ohio, died 14 March 1941

Prentice, Martha Start....Lot 520, Sec 5, buried 27 December 1945, lived in Burr Oak, 77 years, born 1866, died 24 December 1945.....Note: birth year from the papers of Geneva Smith.

Presdorf, Lucy....Lot 7, Sec 6, buried 23 March 1942, lived in LaGrange, Indiana, married, 64 years, born 1878, died 29 March 1942......Note: death year from the papers of Geneva Smith. She has this burial on Lot 575.

Presdorf, Noah....Lot 7, Sec 6, buried 29 August 1966, lived in Indiana, married, 83 years, 27 August 1966

Prouty, Amelia.....Lot 141, Sec 2, born 1815, died 1874

Prouty, James L.....Lot 141, Sec 2, born 1811, died 1881

Pugh, Annie...Row 1, Sec 9, Grave 5, buried 17 August 1987, lived in Sturgis, married, 59 years, died 13 August 1987

Pugh, Edward Anthony...baby, died in Sturgis, 2 mos old. died 5 January 1963, advanced malnutrition

Pugh, Wilmer...Row 1, Sec 9, Grave 6, buried 2 April 1990, lived in Colon, widower, 71 years, died 29 March 1990

Pyle, Jane D....died 29 December 1891, extracted from Burr Oak deaths annual printed in the Burr Oak, January 1892

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