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

Contributed to the Michigan USGenWeb Project

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

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Wadsworth, Leon R...VET, Row 8, Sec 8, Grave 12, buried 30 September 1978, lived in Sturgis, married, 59 years, died 27 September 1978

Wadsworth, Mary A...buried 20 September 1988, died in Greenville, Montcalm Co, Michigan, widow, 64 years, died 17 September 1987

Wadsworth, Mary Evelyn...Row 24, Sec 7, Grave 8, buried 5 February 1982, died in Sturgis, 70 years, died 3 February 1982

Wadsworth, Ruben...Lot 27, Sec 7, Grave 7, buried 11 June 1965, lived in Sturgis, 70 years, died 8 June 1965

Wagner, Charles E...Lot 27, Sec 7, buried 25 February 1963, lived in Kendallville, Indiana, married, 71 years, died 22 February 1963

Wagner, Charles L.....Lot 497, Sec 5, buried 5 April 1934, born 1925, 19 days old, died 4 April 1925

Wagner, David Franklin...Lot 538, Sec 5, buried 17 November 1940, lived in Fawn River twp, widower, born 23 September 1863, 77 years, born Mifflin Co, Pa, son of Phyllip Wagner and Fannie Jane Bowersox, died 14 November 1940

Wagner, Gertrude (Gilkison)...Lot B20, Sec 3, buried 26 January 1946, lived in Wayne Michigan, 59 years, born 1887, died 23 January 1946.....Note: Gilkison surname and birth year from the papers of Geneva Smith.

Wagner, Irene...Plot 437, Sec 5, Grave 3, buried 5 May 1981, died in LaGrange, Indiana, 86 years, died 2 May 1991

Wagner, John P.....Lot 538, Sec 5, Grave 8, buried 10 March 1968, lived in Ann Arbor, Michigan, single, born 1895, 73 years, son of Frank Wagner, died 7 March 1968

Wagner, Lester Leverne(Pete)......Lot 497, Sec 5, buried 9 June 1959, died in Sturgis, 55 years, died 7 June 1959

Wagner, Mary E....Lot 538, Sec 5, buried 7 July 1927, lived in Burr Oak, born 1868, 59 years, died 5 July 1927

Wagner, Raymond D...Plot B20, Sec 3, Grave 8, buried 1 October 1975, lived in Taylor, Wayne Co, Michigan, widower, 88 yrs, died 30 September 1975

Wagner, Richard Charles...Row 27, Sec 7, Grave 8, buried 9 June 1971, lived in Kendallville, Indiana, married, 50 years, died 7 June 1971

Wagner, Roy Andrew....Lot 535, Sec 5, buried 6 May 1950, 61 years, died 3 May 1950....Note: Geneva Smith has this mans first name as Ray A and the birth year as 1889. Probably the same man.

Wagner, Wanda A...Row 27, Sec 7, Grave 5, buried 11 June 1985, lived at Froh's Home, Sturgis, widow, 82 years, died 8 June 1985

Wagner, William O....Lot 27, Sec 7, buried 6 October 1962, lived in Burr Oak, married, 63 years, died 4 October 1962

Wait, Davis M....VET, Lot 464, Sec 1, Civil War, Co C, 8th Michigan Infantry

Wait, Dellada......Lot 464, Sec 1, buried 10 April 1941, lived in Burr Oak, widow, 89 years, born 1852, died 7 April 1941.....Note: birth year from the papers of Geneva Smith.

Wait, William......Lot 464, Sec 1, born 1874, died 1920

Waite, Phillip S....Lot 464, Sec 1, Grave 5, buried 10 July 1968, lived in Sturgis, widower, 84 years, father Davis Wait, mother Della Stone, died 1 June 1968

Walker, Desiree Kay .......Row 3, Sec 7, Grave 14, buried 4 April 1975, parents lived in Burr Oak, stillborn, 3 April 1975

Walker, William E....VET, Lot 564, Sec 5, buried 25 May 1944, lived in Sherman twp, 73 years, born 1871, died 23 May 1944....Note: Geneva Smith has his middle initial "C" and a veteran of the Spanish-American War

Wall, Maxine L......Row 6, Sec 8, Grave 7, buried 20 October 1981, lived in Burr Oak, married, 54 years, died 23 October 1981

Wallace, Electa.....Lot 161, Sec 2, born 1846, died 1875

Wallace, Ella Electa (Lockwood)...Lot 160, Sec 2, born 1846, died 1936....Note: surname Lockwood from the papers of Geneva Smith.

Wallace, John...Lot 160, Sec 2, born 1843, died 1921

Wallace, Ruth...Lot 161, Sec 2, born 1815, died 1872

Wallace, William...Lot 161, Sec 2, born 1801, died 1883

Wallett, Fred......Lot 207, born 1846, died 1869....Note: entire entry from the papers of Geneva Smith, not in the cemetery book.

Wallman, Cora.....Lot 498, Sec 5, buried 16 March 1956, lived in Sturgis, 84 year, born 1872, died 15 March 1956.....Note: year of birth from the papers of Geneva Smith.

Wallman, Orpha.....Lot 561, Sec 5, buried 14 October 1949, lived in Sturgis, 39 years, died 12 October 1949

Wallman, William H....Lot 37, Sec 6, buried 19 April 1921, died in Burr oak, 2 years, son of Rosie Hill, died 16 April 1921

Walters, John.......died 19 July 1892, Burr Oak Acorn, son Oliver living in California, son William in New York and son Richard, living in Michigan City, Indiana.

Walters, Maude.....Lot 19, Sec 6, buried 13 October 1962, lived in Bronson twp, 72 years, died 11 October 1962

Walters, William A.....Lot 19, Sec 6, buried 18 October 1958, died in Centreville, 84 years, died 15 October 1958

Walterspaugh, Joseph.....Lot 498, Sec 5, born 1863, died 1920

Walterspaugh, Raymond....Lot 498, Sec 5, buried 23 September 1967, age 74 years, died in Indianapolis, Ind, cremated, died 21 March 1966

Ward, Charles.......Lot 181, Sec 2, born 1858......Note: birth year comes from the papers of Geneva Smith.

Ward, Chester....Lot 67, 85 years, born 1807 in New York, died 1892.....Note: Lot number and place of birth from the papers of Geneva Smith.

Ward, Eliza...Lot 181, born 1808 in New York, 75 years, died 1884.....Note: papers of Geneva Smith gives the lot number, state of birth to this burial.

Ward, Eliza......Lot 181, Sec 2, born 1877, died 1880

Ward, Lucy M (Van Vorst).....Lot 181, Sec 2, buried 17 January 1952, 94 years, died 15 January 1952....Note: papers of Geneva Smith give us the surname VanVorst.

Ward, Lydia "Mother".....Lot 67, born 1812 in New York, 76 years, died 1888 in Mt Pleasant, Michigan.....Note: "Mother" notation, Lot number and places of birth and death from the papers of Geneva Smith.

Ward, Mary... 83 years, died 14 March 1968

Ward, Mary....no more information

Ward, Moses....Lot 181, Sec 2, born 1805 in New York, 68 years, died 1873....Note: papers of Geneva Smith give the birth place for this burial.

Ward, Olivea (Dow).....Lot 45, born 1808, died 1895.....Note: entire entry from the papers of Geneva Smith. Olivea Dow was the daughter of Stephen Dow and the wife of Thomas Ward

Ward, Russell...Lot 67, Sec 3, no dates

Ward, Thomas......Lot 67, Sec 3, born 1805, died 1870.......Note: dates from the papers of Geneva Smith.

Ward, W E...Lot 67, Sec 3, born 1849, died 1914

Ware, Aaron Lee...Lot 489, Sec 4, buried 8 August 1972, Coldwater, MI, died 6 August 1972 at birth

Ware, Charles E........Plot 564, Sec 5, Grave 4, buried 7 March 1991, died 3 March 1991, cremation

Ware, Ernest C......Lot 564, Sec 5, Grave 6, buried 5 October 1970, lived Orange Park, Clay co, Florida, 77 years, died 1 October 1970

Ware, Jack E...Lot 564, Sec 5, buried 31 May 1941, lived in Sherman twp, 12 years old, no death date

Ware, Jane B....Plot 437, Sec 1, Grave 7, buried 27 May 1992, lived in Burr Oak, married, 67 years, died 23 May 1992

Ware, Jennifer Lyn... Plot 25, Sec 7, Grave 13, buried 3 June 1989, lived in Sturgis, single, 17 years, died 1 June 1989, head injuries in bus accident

Ware, John....Lot 489, Sec 4, died 1922

Ware, Norene......Lot 489, Sec 4, born 1918, died 1920

Ware, Regina B.....Lot 489, Sec 4, born 1896, died 1919

Warner, Delmer C....Lot 23, Sec 7, buried 8 December 1963, lived in Sturgis, 75 years, died 4 December 1963

Washburn, Sarah......died 29 December 1929

Watson, Baby...born 1876, died 1877, name on top of back page, John Watson

Watson, Ethel....Lot 126, Sec 2, born 1890, died 1895

Watson, Frank......Lot 126, Sec 2, buried 24 August 1942, 78 yrs, 10 mos, 4 days, born 1864, died 21 August 1942......Note: birth year from the papers of Geneva Smith.

Watson, Frank P......Lot 254, Sec 4, born 1867, died 1890.....Note: papers of Geneva Smith have this burial on Lot 126.

Watson, George.......Lot 513, Sec 5, buried 22 September 1957, born 1874, 83 years, died 20 September 1957

Watson, Gertrude....Lot 513, Sec 5, buried 3 May 1931, born 1872, 58 years, died 1 May 1931....Note: month and day of death from the papers of Geneva Smith.

Watson, Harold.....VET, Lot 513, Sec 5, born 1897, died 1920..... Note: VET from the papers of Geneva Smith.

Watson, Inez May......Lot 514, Sec 5, buried 24 February 1956, died in Kent county, 85 years, born 1871, died 23 February 1956...Note: year of birth from the papers of Geneva Smith.

Watson, John....Lot 130, Sec 2, born 1821, died 1883

Watson, Joseph....VET, Lot 126, Sec 2, born 1825, died 1903, Civil War, Co A, 15th Michigan Infantry

Watson, Mary...Lot 254, Sec 4, born 1845, died 1925

Watson, Rosa...Lot 130, Sec 2, born 1862, died 1872

Watson, Sophronia....Lot 126, Sec 2, born 1836, died 1920

Watson, William R (Willie)......Lot 254, Sec 4, buried 30 January 1943, lived in Burr Oak, 80 years, died 27 January 1943....Note: nickname Willie from the papers of Geneva Smith.

Watson, William......Lot 514, Sec 5, born 1837, died 1916.

Weaver, Anna...Lot 158, Sec 2, born 1844, died 1886

Weaver, Cora.....Lot 511, Sec 5, buried 27 December 1952, 79 years, born 1873, died 25 December 1952........Note: year of birth from the papers of Geneva Smith.

Weaver, Daniel.....Lot 511, Sec 5, buried 6 February 1931, born 1859, 82 years, died 4 February 1931

Weaver, Edward...Lot 158, Sec 2, born 1840, died 1901 ....nearest living relative, Mrs Oscar A Krinbill, 6706 S Hohman Ave, Hammond, Indiana

Weaver, Ernest....Lot 511, Sec 5, buried 11 March 1940, died 9 March 1940

Weaver, Esther.....Lot 511, Sec 5, born 1849, died 1921

Weaver, George F....Lot 76, Sec 3, no dates

Weaver, Gertrude.....Lot 76, Sec 3, born 1869, died 1870, name on top of page is George F Weaver

Weaver, Julia.....Lot 158, Sec 2, born 1864, died 1865

Weaver, Mary Ann....Lot 76, Sec 3, born 1846, died 1878

Webster, Faythe....Lot 407, Sec 1, Grave 3, died 1 May 1987 in California, Cremated, born 17 December 1934

Weldon, Elmer......Lot 433, Sec 1, no dates

Weldon, Julia Netta....Lot 433, born 1871, died 29 September 1923 in Branch County.....Note: entire entry from the papers of Geneva Smith, not in the cemetery book.

Weldon, Jay N.....Lot 433, Sec 1, buried 17 September 1957, 65 years, died 15 September 1957

Wellington, Frances G.....Plot 500, Sec 6, Grave 2, buried 19 July 1983, lived in Burr Oak, 74 years, died 16 July 1983

Wells, Hannah..Lot 497, Sec 5, born 1853, died 1925

Wells, Howard J......Lot 43, Sec 6, Grave 3, buried 29 August 1985, lived in Burr Oak, married, 55 years, died 27 August 1985

Wells, James W.....Lot 497, Sec 5, buried 18 March 1937, lived in Burr Oak, born 1850, 86 years, died 16 March 1937

Wells, Margaret T......Lot 43, Sec 6, buried 28 February 1953, 49 years, died 25 February 1953...Note: Geneva Smith has this burial on Lot 611

Wells, Nellie C....Lot 473, Sec 4, Grave 1, buried 8 February 1972, lived in Burr Oak, widow, born 1880, 90 years, died 6 February 1972

Wells, Olen.....Lot 43, Sec 6, buried 30 January 1967, lived in Burr Oak, married, 70 years, died 28 January 1967

Wells, S Monroe...Lot 473, Sec 4, Grave 2, buried 17 March 1968

Welty, Edith W....Lot 419, Sec 1, no burial date, lived in Centreville, 68 years, died 5 January 1957

Wendell, Philip F...Lot 22, Sec 7, Grave 11, buried 4 November 1971, cremated, lived in Burr Oak, married, 62, died 30 October 1971

Wert, Gertrude E......Lot 54, Sec 6, buried 30 May 1965, lived in Burr Oak, widow, 76 years, died 28 May 1965

Wert, Neil Franklin....buried 27 May 1943, died 26 May 1943

Wert, William Ray....Lot 54, Sec 6, buried 19 October 29 1948, 63 years, died 17 October 1948

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