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Cox Cemetery
Also known as Primmer Cemetery
Section So. 4 of Polk Township, Benton County, Iowa
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Information in (parentheses) is from a source other than the headstone.

Last Name First Name Birth Date Death Date Epitaph Gravestone Photo project Obit Comments
~ ROW 1 ~
LeVelle Dorothy 16 May 1918         d/o Frank & Mary Irene LeVelle
LeVelle Marion Charles 18 Feb 1924 22 Sep 1998 U.S. Navy World War II     s/o Frank & Mary Irene LeVelle
LeVelle (Mary) Irene 9 Aug 1892 19 Sep 1969       d/o Michael & Sarah Haymaker; w/o Frank LeVelle
Frank 26 Dec 1887 12 Sep 1979       Benjamin Franklin, s/o Abraham Jacob & Mary Elizabeth (Kizer) LeVelle
Harrison Infant 10 Feb 1907 29 May 1907 Son of M. & A. Harrison   OBIT s/o Marion & Alma Harrison
Harrison Marion 27 Dec 1880 14 Apr 1917     OBIT s/o John W. & Lucinda Harrison. footstone 'Father'
Harrison Alma E. 6 Nov 1881 6 Dec 1957       d/o W. O. & Mary E. (Burkhart) Rice; m. 1st, Marion Harrison; m. 2nd, Fred Halgren. footstone 'Mother'
Halgren F. (Fred) A. (27 Aug) 1870 (23 Jun) 1947       s/o N. P. Halgren; m. Alma Rice Harrison. footstone 'Father'. Obit: Cedar Valley Times, 23 Jun 1947.
Harrison John W. 16 Jun 1832 4 Jun 1913     OBIT John Wesley, s/o James B. & Mahala. footstone 'Father'
Lucinda 13 Dec 1843 13 Jun 1924     OBIT nee Collicott. footstone 'Mother'
Washburn Lizzie 1866 1935        
Caldwell Hugh D. (9 Jul) 1877 1938   SAME
STONE
PHOTO
  s/o Daniel & Catherine Caldwell
Jennie F. (13 Dec) 1877 1957     d/o John W. & Lucinda Harrison; m. 15 Apr 1901. Obit states birth as 13 Dec 1878
Stookey Carrie B. 1871 1942       nee Harrison
David M. 1859 1919        
~ ROW 2 ~
(Haymaker) (Johnnie)   (11 Nov 1897)       courthouse record
Haymaker Michael (27 Jan) 1859 (1 Apr) 1907     OBIT  
Sarah Ellen (6 Nov) 1868 1938     OBIT d/o John W. & Lucinda Harrison
Berry (Betty Jane) 1921 1921 Infant Dau of L. L. & G. L. Berry     d/o Lloyd & Gladys
Berry Gladys L. (17 Aug) 1897 (12 Aug) 1991 west side of headstone SAME
STONE
  Gladys Lucinda, d/o Wm O. & Mary E. (Burkhart) Rice; w/o Lloyd L.
Lloyd L. (Lee) (1 Oct) 1895 (1 Mar) 1991   s/o of John L. & Jennie E. Berry. WWI veteran
John L. (18 Feb) 1872 (6 Jan) 1956 east side of headstone   s/o Samuel & Mary Ann Berry
Jennie E. (27 Mar) 1876 1963   d/o Wm & Theresa (Burkhart) Buttrick; w/o John L.
Tuttle Ed 1901 (11 Nov) 1961 Father      
Tuttle Marvin 27 Nov 1944 30 Jul 1998 PVI U.S. Army Vietnam      
Burkhart Sylvia (7 Jul) 1891 (27 Jan) 1964       Campbell Funeral Home Marker. d/o Albert & Anna (Davin) Topliff. w/o Walter S. Burkhart.
Burkhart Walter S. (18 Apr) 1881 (18 Dec) 1963       broken funeral home marker. s/o Jacob & Hattie (Jewell) Burkhart.
Snow Dorothy 1919 24 Dec 2001       nee Otten
Snow Ralph 1915 1994        
Wyckoff M. Lucille (1 Jul) 1908 (8 Oct) 1987       Mary Lucille, d/o Marion & Alma E. (Rice) Harrison
Sid A. (20 Jun) 1899 (17 Feb) 1983       Sidney Allen, s/o Robert E. & Charlotte (Mossman) Wyckoff
Tuttle Lynnae M. 1960 1984       nee Brustkern; w/o John Tuttle
Williams Billy Ray 2 Dec 1939 16 Nov 1991        
Tuttle Leila   20 Dec 1942        
Munsell Don Robert (3 Sep) 1946 1986       Marine Corps veteran, Vietnam War.
Frater Delos F. 29 Nov 1909 25 Jun 1991       s/o Frank F. & Bertha (Rude) Frater
Frater Marie J. 14 Nov 1916 13 Jan 1992       d/o Ernest & Johanna (Hruby) Schmidt; w/o Delos Frater
Boyles Dorothy M. (Mae) (14 Aug) 1916 (24 Mar) 1991       d/o Charles & Alice (Jett) Bascom. w/o Donald O. Boyles
Boyles Donald O. (2 Nov) 1911 (2 Aug) 1990       s/o Isaac Newton & Erma (Wheeler) Boyles
(Gallaher) (Infant)   (13 Jun 1912)       courthouse record. Child of Chas. & Electa A. (Dine) Gallaher
(Harrison) (Infant)   (4 Jun 1913) (18 days)     courthouse record. Son of James B. & Mahala (Osborn) Harrison
~ ROW 3 ~
Brody Crow Dollie 23 Sep 1863 10 Feb 1934   PHOTO OBIT nee Deeds
Brody Pearl (24 Jul) 1883 (24 Aug) 1942       s/o Everett & Dolly (Deeds) Brody
Brody Ida B. 21 Mar 1892 31 Dec 1966       d/o Wm. & Mary (Likens) Dauenbaugh. w/o Pearl Brody
Fox Goldie C. (4 Jul) 1886 (18 Jun) 1977       d/o Wm. O. & Mary E. (Burkhart) Rice. w/o Neal Fox
Neal R. (25 Jun) 1884 (5 Dec) 1996       Cornelius R. (Neal) Fox, s/o Jonah Fox
Rice William O. (20 Apr) 1856 (3 Mar) 1929   SAME
STONE
PHOTO
OBIT s/o James & Mary Rice
Mary E. (16 Jun) 1860 (10 Feb) 1937   OBIT d/o Washington & Charlotte Burkhart
Rice Infant     Son of Wm. & Mary Rice     no dates
Burkhart Hattie 1859 1932        
Burkhart Joseph   9 Feb 1892 Aged 71 yrs 8 mo 11 days     worn stone
Burkhart Mary 17 Jul 1820 25 Sept 1900        
Burkhart Josephus (12 Aug 1850) 21 Dec 1915 Aged 65 Yrs. Brother
Gone to Rest
PHOTO OBIT never married.
Burkhart Jacob C. (14 May) 1848 (5 Oct) 1923 Age 75 yrs 4 mo 27 days SAME
STONE
PHOTO
OBIT s/o Joseph & Mary (Markey) Burkhart
Hattie W. 1861 (10 Jun) 1942     d/o Henry J. Jewell
Strait Lila L. (22 Jul) 1928 20 Sep 2002       d/o Leo & Rosamond (Carson) Currier; w/o Fay Straight
Strait Fay A. 1929          
Fee Bernita V.   1936        
Fee Earl D. 1924          
Boyles Geraldine (27 Feb) 1924 24 Aug 2000       d/o Fred & Alma (Rice) Halgren
Howard I. (8 Feb) 1920 (8 Mar) 1983       s/o Isaac Newton & Erma (Wheeler) Boyles
Burkhart Infant     Son of ?     white colored old stone buried in ground
~ ROW 4 ~
Burkhart John H. 1852 1928   PHOTO   s/o Joseph Burkhart. never married. Obit: Cedar Valley Times, 6 Jul 1928
Burkhart Washington 21 Aug 1820 15 (7?) Sep 1887       a.k.a. Walsh Burkhart
Burkhart Charlotte 13 Dec 1840 8 (14?) Sep 1911     OBIT w/o Washington Burkhart
~ ROW 5 ~
Myers Sarah D. (19 Jun) 1854 (25 Jul) 1940       w/o Alfred Myers, a Civil War veteran. Obit: Cedar Valley Times, 26 Jul 1940
Wayson James H. (6 Sep) 1878 (Jun) 1949       s/o John & Alphretta Wayson. footstone 'Father'
Cynthia B. (3 Mar) 1883 (27 Oct) 1964       d/o John & Loiva Dine
Wayson Baby 1910 1910 Infant son of J. H. & Cynthia Wayson      
Dine Edson H. 9 Feb 1874 19 Nov 1903   PHOTO    
Dine Cora M.   29 Dec 1887 Age 1 yr 11 mo 5 days
Dau of J. C. & L. M. Dine
    d/o John C. & Loiva
Dine Alice A. (Ann)   28 Sep 1881 Aged 13 yrs 2 mo 22 days
Dau of J. C. & L. M. Dine
    d/o John C. & Loiva
Dine John C. (Calvin) 19 Dec 1840 12 Dec 1924 Co. A. 28th Iowa Inf
G. A. R. 1861-1865
  OBIT footstone 'Father'. s/o John & Abigail
Loiva M. 23 Dec 1848 10 Mar 1935 Mother   OBIT d/o Peter & Electa Wheeler
Hoffman Hannah 30 May 1825 4 Oct 1897        
Elias   18 Mar 1895 Age 71 yrs 2 mo 13 days      
Burkhart Nellie V. 1886 1965        
Charles H. 1880 (20 Feb) 1952        
~ ROW 6 ~
Collicott Jesse   5 Oct 1888 Aged 52 Ys 11 Ms 18 Ds PHOTO   s/o Wm & Levicy; m. Sarah Collicott, d/o Elijah & Sarah
~ ROW 7 ~
Lindeman             Family headstone
Lindeman Emma (17 Mar) 1863 (9 Jan) 1946       d/o Julius Hunt; w/o John Lindeman. Obit: Cedar Valley Times: 10 Jan 1946
Lindeman John A. 1870 (7 Jan) 1933        
~ ROW 8 ~
Floyd W. (William) H. (2 May) 1856 (24 Aug) 1934       m. Deliah Bolton, 2 Nov 1915. Obit: Cedar Valley Times, 25 Aug 1934
Putnam Floyd Bessie O. 1894 1957   PHOTO   nee Johnson. w/o Alfred A. Floyd
Floyd Alfred A. 15 Nov 1878 20 Jan 1957       s/o Darius & Matilda (Starff) Floyd; m. Bessie Johnson Putnam. Obit: Cedar Valley Times, 21 Jan 1957
              cement base - no marker remaining
Floyd Viola 1880 1929        
Floyd Burnace L. (25 Dec) 1901 (8 Jun) 1980       Campbell Funeral Home marker. s/o Fred & Viola Floyd
Keller             Family headstone
Keller Frank 3 Jul 1869 6 Aug 1935       Benjiman Franklyn, s/o John Keller. Obit: Cedar Valley Times, 6 Aug 1935
Keller Ida Belle 30 Jun 1875 7 Apr 1910     OBIT d/o Michael & Christine Linderman; w/o of Frank Keller
Keller Myrtle May 23 Jan 1900 13 Aug 1900       d/o Frank & Ida Belle
Collicott Frances E. 21 Dec 1873 29 Apr 1901       age 27. m. 1898 to Electa Dine d/o John & Loiva Dine. Obit: Urbana newspaper, 3 May 1901
Collicott Nancy M. 24 Sep 1845 5 Mar 1884 Mother     d/o Elijah & Elizabeth McGuire. w/o Frances E. Collicott, Sr.
Collicott Ann E. (Elizabeth)   21 Jul 1876 Age 30 yrs 7 mo 10 days
Wife of J. T. Collicott
    d/o Elijah & Elizabeth McGuire. w/o James T. Collicott
Collicott Eliza J.   15 Aug 1865 Age 1 (4?) yrs 5 mo 23 days
Dau of J. T. & A. E. Collicott
     
Collicott Cordan A.   17 Aug 1865 Dau of J. T. & A. E. Collicott      
Collicott William S.   26 May (Aug?) 1865 Age ? 3 or 8 yr 1 mo 18 days
Son of J. T. & A. E. Collicott
     
Dine John 1799 1862       footstone 'Father'
Abagill McGuyre 1815 1885 (1862?) His Wife     footstone 'Mother'
McGuire James L.   10 Sep 1861 Age 1 yr 6 mo ? days      
Deardoff T. (Thomas) K. 17 Sep 1844 24 Sep 1907 Gone but not forgotten   OBIT surname: Deardourff, Deerdoff or Deardorff; m. Delilah J. Collicott. footstone 'Father'
Floyd Deliah 6 Aug 1846 5 Oct 1936     OBIT Delilah Jane, d/o Wm & Levicy Collicott. 1st m. T. K. Deardoff, 2nd m. Wm. Floyd.
~ ROW 9 ~
Dine William A.   8 Jan 1862 Age 19 years 2 m
Son of J. & A. Dine
Our Comrade 1861-1865
     
        five small markers with no names or dates     south of Wm. A. Dine headstone
~ ROW 10 ~
McGuire Elijah   27 Dec 1890 Aged 84 Yrs      
McGuire Elizabeth   14 Nov 1854 Aged 77 Yrs     nee Butler? Wife of Jesse McGuire
McGuire Jesse   19 Sep 1854 Aged 79 Yrs      
McGuire Elizabeth   23 Jun 1856 Aged 37 Yrs     Wife of Elijah McGuire
Collicott John W.   15 Oct 1855 Son of Elijah & S. Collicott
Aged 18 y's 3 m's 18 d's
PHOTO   s/o Elijah & Sarah (McGuire) Collicott
Collicott Eliza A.   4 Sep 1871 Aged 25 yrs 11 m 26 days      
Collicott Levicy (24 Dec 1811) 31 Aug 1865 Aged 53 yrs 8 m 7 days
Wife of Wm. Collicott
    nee McGuire. 1st wife of Wm Collicott
W. A. D.             initials only
Collicott Nettie J.   26 Mar 1889 Dau of Wm. & Sarah Collicott      
N. J. C.             initials only
(Collicott) (Ray) (5 Oct 1898) (20 Nov 1898)       courthouse record
~ ROW 11 ~
Harrison John W.   9 Oct 1862 Son of J. W. & L. L. Harrison
aged 1 year & 4 days
PHOTO   s/o John W. & Lucinda
Harrison Frank M.   5 Sep 1866 Son of J. W. & L. L. Harrison     s/o John W. & Lucinda
Floyd Darius C. 21 Aug 1844 26 Nov 1922     OBIT footstone 'Father'
Matilda J. 18 Feb 1850 5 Jan 1926     OBIT footstone 'Mother'
Starff Katherina 24 Jun 1829 2 Nov 1898   SAME
STONE
  north side of headstone
Joseph 12 Oct 1821 10 Oct 1903     south side of headstone
~ ROW 12 ~
Starff Martha E. 6 May 1820 2 Dec 1893   SAME
STONE
  north side of headstone
John A. 27 Jan 1813 26 Aug 1886     south side of headstone
Rice Henry C. (Clay) 1846 1921   SAME
STONE
  top west side of stone. footstone 'Father'
Elnora G.   21 Sep 1891 Age 39 yrs 4 mos 21 days
Wife of H. C. Rice
  bottom west side of stone. footstone 'Mother'
Harriett C. 1849 1914 Wife of H. C. Rice   south side of stone
Charles L.   15 Apr 1891 Age 18 yrs 19 days
Son of H. G. & E. G. Rice
OBIT north side of stone
Rice Eva 1890 1921 Dau of H. C. & Elnora Rice     On side of family marker. footstone 'Eva'
  George           footstone only. Rice?
Rice Harriett 1849 1914 Mother     w/o H. C. Rice. 2nd stone for Harriett. Birth yr different.
~ ROW 13 ~
(Rice) (James) (6 Dec 1810) (1904)       See: 1878 History. might not have a stone
Rice Lucinda A.   21 Jan 1854 Wife of James Rice
Aged 37 ys. 7 ms. 19 ds.
PHOTO   d/o Fielding & Elizabeth Bryson; 2nd w/o James; died in childbirth.
(Rice) (Mary)           Mrs. Eden Floyd, 3rd w/o James. might not have a stone. See Dau's obit: Louisa Ellen Spencer, Cedar Valley Times, 12 Feb 1917
Rice Margaret   23 Sep 1852 Age 1 yr 9 mo 11 days
Dau of J. & L. Rice
    d/o James & Lucinda Rice
Pitts Susan Jane 18 Feb 1827 24 Feb 1873 Wife of Cadwallader J. Pitts
Aged 46 years & 6 days
PHOTO   d/o Fielding & Elizabeth Bryson
Pitts John F.   12 Jun 1852 Age 3 yrs 5 mo
Son of G. J. & S. J. Pitts
   
Pitts Josephine (17 Jul 1867) 21 Dec 1851
?(24 Dec 1871)
     
? (Ammerman) Mary E. ? (24 Mar 1847) ? (11 Mar 1875)       broken stone laying next to tree.
(? d/o Cadwallader & Susan J. (Bryson) Pitts. w/o James W. Ammerman. buried w newborn Josephine ?)
M. E. A.             small stone with initials only
Ammerman James W.   11 Mar 1871 Age 6 yr (26 yrs?) 11 mo 17 days     top of stone broken
Starff Infants   19 Mar 1851
24 Sep 1853
Children of of J. A. & M. E. Starff     children of John A. & Martha E. Starff
? Joseph E.           broken stone
Lindeman             Family headstone
Lindemann Lizzie   18 Dec 1890 Born in Germany
Aged 33 Y. 3 M. 8 D.
PHOTO OBIT  
Lindeman Michael (1 Nov) 1829 (20 Jan) 1922     OBIT  
Lindeman Christine (30 Nov) 1837 (28 Jan) 1921     OBIT  
Haymaker George W. (17 Mar) 1867 (15 Oct) 1926     OBIT s/o Samuel & Nancy Haymaker
Haymaker Anna E. (18 Apr) 1868 1948       d/o Michael & Christine Lindeman; w/o Geo. Haymaker
Bryson Fielding   12 Nov 1849 Aged 67 yrs 13 days      
Bryson Elizabeth   12 Mar 1869 (1868?) Aged 75 yrs 3 mo 18 days
Wife of Fielding Bryson
    broken stone by tree
Rice Adelia   23 (25?) Jul 1879 Aged 23 yrs 21 days
Wife of Leroy Rice
    nee Elwood?
~ ROW 14 ~
Wilson Wm. Henry   2 (21?) Jan 1889 Aged 17 yrs 10 days      
              Very large limestone rock. Probably marks a grave, but no names or dates. Sunken.
Starkweather Elisabeth S.   3 Jul 1857 Aged 18 yrs 6 m 24 days
Wife of H. N. Starkweather
     
~ ROW 15 ~
Brody Rhoda Ann   21 Aug 1852 Age 3 yrs 2 mo 23 days
Dau of J. & M. J. Brody
    d/o James & Mary Jane (Parker Wilson) Brody
Brody Matilda Jane   20 Aug 1852 Age 3 yrs 3 mos 20 days
Dau of J. & M. J. Brody
    d/o James & Mary Jane (Parker Wilson) Brody
~ ROW 16 ~
Brody Infant   9 Feb 1853 Age 1 yr 13 days
Dau of J. & M. J. Brody
PHOTO   d/o James & Mary Jane (Parker Wilson) Brody
Slattery Minerva   25 Nov 1858 Dau of J. & E. Slattery
AE 1 yr. 6 m's.
PHOTO  
Daman Joseph J. 10 Mar 1897 16 Apr 1899   SAME
STONE
  footstone 'Joseph'
Jossie C. 19 Nov 1869 4 Dec 1899      
?. A. B.             small stone with intitials only. First letter missing.
~ ROW 17 ~
(Brody) (Matild)   (31 Aug 1899)       courthouse record
Brody Cemantha   18 Aug 1853 Age 1 yr 9 mo 18 days
Dau of J. & I. Brody
PHOTO   d/o Jesse & Isabela Brody
Brody Hannah   1 Oct 1853 Age 1 yr 5 mo 2 days
Dau of J. & I. Brody
PHOTO   d/o Jesse & Isabela Brody
Brody Isabela   5 Apr 1857 Wife of J. Brody
Aged 21 Yrs 11 Ms 25 ds
PHOTO   w/o Jesse Brody. See: 1878 History
Harrison Rhody Caroline (19 Feb 1835) 18 Aug 1885 Aged 50 yrs 6 mos
Wife of James Harrison
PHOTO   nee Floyd
Harrison Susan   1846 Dau of J. B. & M. H. Harrison     infant
Harrison Mahala   14 Jul 1848 Aged 44 yrs ? mo ? days
Wife of J. B. Harrison
    nee Osborn. w/o James Brice Harrison
Harrison Cato 17 Jun 1898 3 Apr 1901 Gone to the hidden city PHOTO    
Goodwin Mary E. 5 Mar 1833 30 Jun 1912     OBIT w/o Ferris Goodwin. footstone 'Mother'
*****************  END OF TRANSCRIPTION  *****************
The following names are from sources other than headstone transcripts.
Collicott Elijah F.   4 Sep 1871 Aged 25 y's 11 m's 26 d's PHOTO  
Collicott Eliza A.   13 Dec 1858 Dau of Elijah & S. Collicott
Aged 18 y's 9 m's & 16? d's
PHOTO   d/o Elijah & Sarah (McGuire) Collicott
Belfield Isaiah 28 Nov 1843 16 Nov 1921 34th NY Inf. Civil War      
Belfield Margaret A. abt 1855 8 Oct 1897 Wife of Isaiah Belfield    
Brody Everett 23 Oct 1856 24 Nov 1903 Age 47 yrs 1 mo 1 day   OBIT s/o James & Mary Jane (Parker Wilson) Brody; m. Miss Dollie Deeds
Brody James 26 Sep 1818 17 Nov 1902       age 84. s/o Stephen & Mary (Wilcox) Brody. Might be buried at Kisling cem.
Burkhart Charles 30 J*n 1880 20 Feb 1952       s/o Jacob & Hattie (Jewell) Burkhart; m. Nellie Bayles
Burkhart Nellie   1965       age 79. d/o David Bayles. w/o Charles Burkhart
Burkhart Francis Lewis 18 May 1814 30 Nov 1894   NO
STONE
OBIT Courthouse death record states he was buried in Primmer cem. He owned lot #76 in Kisling cem.
Fetherkile Leland 23 Apr 1921 15 Aug 1922 1 yr 3 mo 22 days     s/o of Clarence & _?_ (Harrison) Fetherkile. Obit: Vinton Eagle, 16 & 21 Aug 1922
Goldsberry Mayland   8 Oct 1906 3 yrs 6 mos 1 day     s/o Arthur Goldsberry. Obit: Vinton Eagle, 12 Oct 1906
Haymaker Clarence R. 30 Jan 1903 ca 1960       s/o Michael Haymaker. Obit: no date
Phillips Donald B. 17 Aug 1916 10 Feb 2005       s/o John & Effie (Todd) Phillips. World War II Veteran
Phillips Bessie L. 30 Nov 1926 20 May 2001     OBIT d/o Asa & Gracie (Boyles) Van Fossen; w/o Donald B. Phillips
Rice Harry   4 May 1921     OBIT  
Rollinson Frank 29 Nov 1846 17 Mar 1925     OBIT  
Rollinson Florence   3 Feb 1917       nee Burkhart; w/o Frank Rollinson
Snydock Robert 13 Apr 1934 24 Dec 2001       s/o of Harry & Eunice (Pratt) Snydock; m. Hazel (Burkhart) Tuttle
Tuttle Eddie 6 Jun 1903 Nov 1961       s/o Benjamin Tuttle; m. Miss Hazel Burkhart


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