Zoar Cemetery
Jefferson County, Indiana


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HOOSIER JOURNAL OF ANCESTRY
JEFFERSON COUNTY SPECIAL #4
HANOVER TOWNSHIP - ZOAR CEMETERY
pages 28-30

Zoar Cemetery is located next to Zoar Methodist Church just south of Highway 256 on Road 800 West, east of Kent in Section 2, Township 3 North, Range 9 East. The church was founded in 1858. This cemetery was also re-checked and updated in 1990. We begin this cemetery at the front, next to the road, in the south corner, working toward the church.

Row 1

1-Suter, Capt. Wm. H., 1873-1939

2-Suter, Jacob, 23 Jan. 1843 - 22 July 1910 Sarah F., his wife, 27 July 1843 - 27 Dec. 1928

3-Jones, Anna Suter, 1872-1936 William D., 1867-1951

Row 2

1-Kreeger, William V., 9 Mar. 1904 - blank Irene Mae, 15 May 1907 - blank

2-Wright, Robert L., 7 Oct. 1869 -13 Mar. 1958 Cordie, 13 Jan. 1872 - 29 Mar. 1955

3-Vail, Ezra O., 1852-1945 Mary J., 1856-1943

4-Comly, David H., 2 June 1848 - 20 May 1913 Ann Brook, his wife, 1 Jan. 1850 - 15 Nov. 1920

5-Ferguson, Sarah Margaret, dau. of F & N, 14-18 Dec. 1918

6-Ferguson, Nellie Jane, 24-27 Jan. 1921

7-Ferguson, R. Frank, 1884-1962 Nellie B., 1889-1971

Row 3

1-Munier, C. Louis, 16 Jan. 1919 - blank Mary E., 15 Jan. 1921 - blank

C. Keith, 3 Feb. 1946 - 2 Oct. 1975

2-Goins, William O., 15 Sep. 1903 - 26 May 1972

Irene K., 11 Sep. 1906 - 21 Oct. 1976

3-Lichlyter, Russell A., 12 Nov. 1906 - 7 July 1907. "Son"

Laura M., 6 May 1888-20 Aug. 1970. "Mother"

Mary M. ,24-30 Nov. 1925. "Daughter"

4-Santschi, Edward G., son of G & K, 18 Feb. 1893 - 2 Sep. 1910

5-Santschi, Gadfred E., 1842-1919 (stones 5,6,7,8 match)

6-Sever, Lawrence L., son of CR & CM, 1919-1936

7-Santschi, Katherine, 1866-1957

8-Sever, Clara, 1892-1946 Russell, 1896-1962

Row 4

I-Jones, Bailey, 1866-1943 Flora 1867-1952

2-Schreiber, Rosa, 1859-1932

3-Lutz, John A., 21 Sep. 1861 - 2 Apr. 1940 Sarah A., his wife, 21 Sep. 1862 - 8 Jan. 1930

4-Trinkle, J. W., 15 Apr. 1849 - 5 June 1923

5-Trinkle, George, 10 May 1823 - 26 Aug. 1904 Johanna, his wife, 29 May 1827 - 20 Dec. 1913

6-Kreeger, David A., 4 Aug. 1875 - 17 Mar. 1956 Virginia H., 10 Jan. 1885 - 29 July 1965

Row 5

1-Jones, James H., 13 Mar. 1931 - only date - small stone

2-Jones, Raymond E., 31 July 1896 - 28 Nov. 1958. Ind. Pvt. 42 Rainbow Division, WW I

Fannie F., 1896-1984

3-Keller, Geo. Edw. 1814-1954 Jennie E., 1879-1936

4-Keller, George A., 6 June 1838 - 7 Jan. 1901 Ray V., 1900-1961

Row 6

1-Crim, Irven L., S Nov. 1890-23 Apr. 1982 Zella, 19 Nov. 1891 - 18 June 1978

2-Fewell, William T., 11 Feb. 1852 - 22 Apr. 1942

Martha A., his wife, 13 Nov. 1855 - 15 Apr. 1928

3-Kunkel, Rev. Walter, 1885-1931

4-Kunkel, John W., 1855-1925 Katherine L., 1862-1940

Roy, their son, 1890 - only date

5-Vath, Jacob, 10 Feb. 1822-1 Jan. 1899 Fredericka, his wife, 15 June 1823 - 30 Jan. 1906

6-Vath, J. Frieda, dau. of J & E., 16 Apr, 1899 - 10 Mar. 1906

7-Vath, Jacob, 1864-1945 Ella, 1866-1952

Row 7

1-Strohm, Carl Edward, 12 Apr. 1927 - 22 Sep. 1971. Ind. S 2 US Navy WW II

Marjorie R., 21 Apr. 1926 - blank

2-Kloepfer, William, 1866-1960 Ella S., 1869-1957

3-Kloepfer, George, 16 Dec. 1850 - 5 Feb. 1921

4-Kloepfer, Jacob, 6 June 1824 - 23 Feb. 1898 Maria, his wife, 12 Sep. 1828 - 26 Mar. 1922

5-Kuppler, Rose E., 29 Jan. 1813 - 16 Aug. 1952

6-Mundt, Norma Lee, 1937-1945 "daughter" (5, 6 & 7 are matching stones)

7-Mundt, Cosette, 1914-1985 John, 1910 - blank

8-Kreeger, Wm. H., 1 June 1849 - 10 Mar. 1918 Amanda, his wife, 22 July 1851 - 4 Mar. 1918

9-Kreeger, Samuel K., 14 Apr. 1881 - 28 July 1930

10-Kreeger, Grace E., 16 Apr. 1877 - 10 Aug. 1939 (8 & 9 match)

Row 8

1-Kuppler, George, 1873-1952 Minnie, 1813-1950

2-Kuppler, Brian Keith, 21 Jan. 1967 - only date - baby

3-Kuppler, Marion E., 27 Sep. 1934 - 30 Jan. 1962 "son"

4-Kuppler, Loraine - no dates - 22 months

5-Kuppler, Albert B., 1873-1965 Margaret K., 1819-1966

6-Kuppler, Balthas, 28 Sep.1832 - 19 Mar. 1911 Anna M., wife of B., 22 Sep. 1831 - 28 Apr. 1892

7-Kuppler, Mary K., 21 May 1861 - 27 Nov. 1923

8-Kuppler, Eliza J., 16 Apr. 1869 - 29 Mar. 1944

9-Kuppler, Jennie C., wife of Charles J., 29 Feb. 1869 - 20 July 1907 Charles J., 1863-1930

10-Kuppler, Hubert S., 15 Oct. 1902 - 13 Feb. 1913 Verne C., 6 Oct. 1904 - 3 Mar. 1974

11-Buhler, John, 1854-1921 Magdalena, 1855-1924

12-Cash, Phillip, 1841-1913 Amelia, 1831-1871

13-Borcherding, Katharine, 11 Oct. 1837 - 7 Nov. 1890

14-Trinkle, Hubert, son of Harvey W. & Mattie J., 18 Aug - 11 Dec. 1902

15-Trinkle, Harvey Wiley, 1869-1952 Mattie Jean, 1875-1979

16-Lutz, Catherine, 28 Oct. 1832 - 10 July 1912 John G., 27 Aug. 1832 - 30 Nov. 1885

17-Lutz, Andrew, 16 July 1879 - 29 Sep. 1929

18-Lutz, Amelia, 5 Dec. 1867 - 19 Aug. 1941 (matches #17)

Row 9

1-Courtney, Graham, 15 Mar. 1904 - 1 Feb. 1989 Belle, 30 Dec. 1900 - 21 Feb. 1977

2-Cash, Reb M., 1873-1941 Bertha M. 1879-1968

3-Thompson, Lloyd W., 10 Mar. 1896 - 28 June 1977. PEC US Army WW I

4-Thompson, David H., 1865-1940 Katherine, 1876-1946

5-Kersch, Peter 1814 Mary 1814

No other dates for either, homemade stones

6-grave, small stone in ground, no other marker

7-Cash, George, 1845-1906 Mary A., 1844 - blank

Lidie V., 1874-1878 Stella J., 1883-1886

8-Cash, James, 1904-1913

9 & 10 - 2 small stones in bushes, no visible markings.

11-Trinkle, William M., 10 Dec. 1885 - 10 Feb. 1872

Luella, 27 June 1863 - 1 Apr. 1881

12-Trinkle, Phillip Wesley, son of Geo. & Mary, 20 Mar - 3 June 1881

13-Trinkle, Maggie E., dau. of M & G., 10 Aug - 18 Sep. 1888

14-Trinkle, Hazel, dau. GW & Mary, 22 June - 16 Sep,1893

15-Trinkle, George W., 1850-1939 Mary A., 1855-1939

Row 10

1-Lutz, Chester C., 1 Apr. 1901 - 25 Feb. 1975

Flora B., 8 Mar. 1907 - 6 Nov. 1986 Betty Lou, 30 Nov - 8 Dec. 1935

2-Gassert, infant son of L & M., d. 19 Apr. 1903 aged 16 days

3-Gassert, Louis A. 1867-1936 Mayme A., 1814-1959

4-Gassert, Howard Jr., 8 Nov. 1936 - only date (baby)

5-Gassert, Howard L., 14 Feb. 1898 - 3 Apr, 1914

Faye M. 13 June 1902 - 16 June 1983. Married 4 June 1921

6-Schmidlap, Caleb, 24 Mar. 1865 - 29 Sep. 1933

7-Schmidlap, John D., 1863-1926 Arabella, 1855-1936

8-field stone (not found 1990) 9-foot stone - Lutz

10-Lutz, Mary A., 9 Nov. 1863 - 15 Oct. 1870

11-Dibler, Barbara S., wife of JF, 29 Mar. 1797 - 30 July 1879

Jacob F., husband of BS, 14 Dec. 1791 - 12 May 1881

Row 11

1-Mitchell, Dewey, 1877-1960 Stella 1877-1956

2-Lutz, Betty Lou, dau. CC & B., 30 Nov - 8 Dec. 1935

3-Mitchell, Frank M., 1849-1933 Mary E., 1856-1943

4-Mitchell, Donald E., 7-13 July 1930

5-Lutz, Wilber A., son of GJ & N. 1 Jan. 1905 - 15 July 1909

6-Lutz, George, 1872-1965 Nora, 1876-1951

7-Suter, Louis, 1840-1921 Clara S., 1852-1929

Charles W., 1888-1912

8-Shepherd, Billy Joe, 1939-1941

9-Schwab, Wilhelmina F., 8 Sep. 1804 - 26 Oct. 1880, born in Wintenberg, Germany.

John, S Sep. 1802 - 1 Apr. 1817, born in Niederodeibuch, Germany.

10-Kunkle, Frederick, 1809-1875 Sophia, 1812-1888

11-Holweger, Mary A., wife of Fredrick, 15 Oct. 1806 - 22 Oct. 1883

12-Holweger, Geo. Fredrick, 19 Mar. 1802 - 24 Mar. 1873

13-Galbreath, Mary Ann, 2 May 1828 - 16 Jan. 1870. Down & broken in 1990.

14-Bear, Christina, d. 8 June 1872 aged 88 years.


PART B

NORTH SIDE OF THE CHURCH

1-Washburn, George D., 1912-1984. Sgt. U.S. Army WW II

Opal N., 1914-1983. 1st Lt. U.S. Army WW II Nurse Corps

2-Kreeger, Milton R. 4 Nov. 1902 - l7 Nov. 1979

Helen M. Hicks, 19 Oct. 1916 -blank. Married 12 May 1940

3-Kuppler, Paul Henry, 3 Apr. 1913 - 15 Feb. 1978. "Husband"

Ore Virginia, 25 Feb. 1922 - blank. "Wife"

4-Kuppler, Robert A., 5 Mar. 1943 - blank Beverly J., 6 Aug. 1944 - 13 Nov. 1978. On back of stone. Our Children: Kamala b. 31 Oct. 1967; Kristal born 27 May 1970; Kacinda b. 18 Aug. 1971.


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