Burr Oak Township
St Joseph County, Michigan

Contributed to the Michigan USGenWeb Project

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


Nabozny, Bennie S.......Row 19, Sec 7, Grave 8, buried 23 June 1975, lived in Burr Oak, married, 63 years, died 21 June 1975

Nabozny, Helen V...Row 19, Sec 7, Grave 9, buried 29 April 1981, lived in Burr Oak, widow, died 27 April 1981

Nadolny, Zelah...Lot 230, Sec 1, Grave 5, buried 13 October 1976, lived in St Joseph Co, widow, 82 years, died 9 October 1976

Neece, Linda L.......Row 2, Sec 9, Grave 6, buried 30 August 1995, lived in Constantine, divorced, 35 years, died 27 August 1995

Neaman, Clesson Earl...Lot 438, Sec 1, Grave 7, buried 9 April 1975, died in Savannah, Chatham Co, Georgia, 50 years, on 7 April 1975

Negus, A D.....Lot 45, Sec 3, no dates

Negus, Emma (Dow).....Lot 45, born 1819, died 1904, wife of Israel Negus.....Note: entire entry from the papers of Geneva Smith, not in the cemetery book. Geneva further says that Emma Dow was the daughter of Stephen Dow, sister to Olivea (Dow) Ward.

Negus, Israel.....Lot 45, Sec 3, 54 years, born 1816, died 18 October 1870....Note: birth year and death date from the papers of Geneva Smith.

Negus, Mother.......Sec 45, Sec 3, died after 1850, age 85 years......Note: information about approximate time of death and age from the papers of Geneva Smith.

Neihardt, Evelyn H...Row 9, Sec 7, Grave 5, buried 29 February 1972, lived in Burr Oak twp, married, died 26 February 1972

Neindorf, Fred...Lot 56, Sec 3, buried 12 April 1943, born 1863, died 9 April 1943

Neindorf, Lina.....Lot 56, Sec 3, born 1861, died 1927

Nelson, Ida.....Lot 490, Sec 5, buried 14 April 1956, lived in Burr Oak, 72 years, died 10 April 1956

Nelson, Irvin F....VET, Row 14, Sec 7, Grave 7, Irvin F Nelson, 79, of 702 Gateway Village, Sturgis, died 7 January 1997 in Kalamazoo. He was born 9 March 1917, in Detroit, a son of Lester A and Eloda May (Browning) Nelson. On 11 June 1938, he married Doris M Bunnell in Sturgis, He made his home in Sturgis for the past 58 years, since moving here from Detoit. A veteran of WWII, he served in Germany and received a Purple Heart for injuries received in action. He was employed by the National Carbon Coated Paper Company and was foreman of the press room when he retired in 1969. Then he was employed for Holiday Inn as a desk clerk for eight years. In 1976 he was voted "Mr Hospitality" and was honored by being in the Michigan Week Parade. He was a member of Trinity Lutheran Church, a member of the Jack Johnston D.A.V. Chapter #88 of Sturgis, and served for seven years as an advisor for Junion Achievement. Surviving are his wife, one son, Irvin G Nelson of Burr Oak; two daughters and sons-in-law, Mary Lou and Jack Sears of Mendon and Kathleen and Richard Yeckley of Sturgis; five grandchildren, Jack L Sears, Jr of Mendon, Cynthia Brundige of Vicksburg, Matthew Sears of Three Rivers, Kimberlee Hart of Burr Oak, Jeremy Nelson of Burr Oak; 12 great- grandchildren; one half brother, Lester A Nelson Jr of Detroit; and several nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his parents; one daughter, Loretta May; and two brothers, Robert A. and James Nelson. Services were at the Trinity Lutheran Church with the Rev. Robert Hoehner and the Rev Cal Kolzow officiating. Burial will be in Burr Oak Cemetery with full military honors by the Capt. John J Kelley V.F.W. Post #1335

Nelson, James B.....VET, Lot 490, Sec 5, buried 31 March 1945, lived in Burr Oak, 66 years, born 1877 in Steuben County, Indiana, died 28 March 1945.....Note: birth year and place from the papers of Geneva Smith. She also gives us his Veteran status and says James was in the Spanish-American War.

Nelty, Edith....Lot 419, Sec 1

Nettleton, E J...Lot 66, Sec 3, died 1860

Newberry, Mary J...Lot 88, Sec 3, died 1860

Newman, James....Lot 334, Back, buried 7 January 1954, died Steuben Co, Indiana 75 years, died 5 January 1954

Newman, Pansy Mae.....Lot 26, Sec 6, buried 28 December 1955, died in Kalamazoo, 55 years, born 1900, died 26 December 1955.....Note: birth year and date of death from the papers of Geneva Smith.

Newton, Mrs. E.B....Lot 18, E1/2, born 1823 in New York, died 17 March 1888....Note: entire entry in the papers of Geneva Smith, not in the cemetery book.

Newton, Eugene......Lot 18, E1/2, born 1823, died 1883....Note: this entire entry from the papers of Geneva Smith, not in the cemetery book.

Nichols, Almon.......Lot 304, Sec R, born 1854, died 1928

Nichols, Baby Girl...Lot 352, Sec R, buried 30 April 1942, parents lived in Burr Oak, 2 hours old, died 29 April 1942

Nichols, Elvira M....Lot 304, Sec R, buried 13 May 1935, born 1859, 75 years, born 1850, died 11 May 1935...Note: year of birth from the papers of Geneva Smith.

Nichols, Emeline.......Lot 304, age 69 years, from Hillsdale, Michigan, died 1889...Note: entire entry from the papers of Geneva Smith, not in the cemetery book.

Nichols, Marlyn Ann...Lot 352. Sec R, buried 21 November 1943, parents lived in Colon, 16 hours, died 21 November 1943

Nichols, Mary...Lot 352, Sec Rear, Grave 7, buried 13 December 1973, lived in Kendallville, Indiana, married, 52 years, died 10 December 1973

Nichols, Oliver....Lot 304, Sec R, born 1841, died 6 January 1892, death date extracted from Burr Oak Acorn, annual list of the burials in the Burr Oak Cemetery.

Nichols, Viola.......... born 1861, 44 years, died 1905

Nicodemus, Gladys...Lot 280, Sec 4, buried 16 August 1957, 51 years, died 14 August 1957

Northrup, Louise M...Row 15, Sec 7, Grave 14, buried 25 February 1986, died in Branch Co, 81 years, died 22 February 1986

Nusbaum, Bertha B....Plot 519, Sec 5, Grave 4, buried 30 August 1990, died in Sturgis, 87 years, died 27 August 1990

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