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Nishnabotna Cemetery List

Manilla, Crawford County, Iowa


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SurnameGiven NamesAdditional Information
BUCKLEY THOMAS Ella 1889-1920 Ella is buried on the Steckelberg plot.
FINNERN Wilhelmina Wilhelmina was married first to Henry Prosch, then Albert W. Schwiesow then to Herman Finnern
FINNERN Herman Herman Finnern b.1885 d.1948 was the third husband of Wilhelmina (Lenz) Finnern
GRAGE SCHWIESO Elvena Elvena was daughter of Claus and Celia (Jurgensen) Grage
HOLMES Charles By the way this headstone appears to me is that they were three infant brothers.
HOLMES Edward By the way this headstone appears to me is that they were three infant brothers.
HOLMES James By the way this headstone appears to me is that they were three infant brothers.
HOLMES Hazel M. Hazel was born on August 28, 1918 and passed away on March 19, 2000 at the age of 82 years young.
HOLMES Family Monument  
HOLMES K. Dee K. Dee was born on February 18, 1914 and passed away on October 30, 2001 at the age of 87 years young.
HOLMES Leo Neal Leo was born in 1911 and passed away in 2002 at the age of 91 years young.
HOLMES Millie Millie was born in 1883 and passed away in 1965 at the age of 82 years young.
KAHL STECKELBERG Elizabeth Caroline Elizabeth "Lizzie" was the daughter of Christian Kahl and Henrietta Koch. She was born in Germany and immigrated in 1891. She married Franz Steckelberg in Crawford Co, Iowa. They were the parents of Willie, Velma, Annie, Ella and Louie.
LENZ FINNERN Wilhelmina Wilhelmina was married first to Henry Prosch, then Albert W. Schwiesow then to Herman Finnern
MILLER Herman W  
MILLER Minnie M  
MOORE Thomas A July 1, 1884. December 31, 1915
MOORE Tombstone Thomas Moore Tombstone
MUNDT Minnie Mother Minnie Mundt 1861-1949
MUNDT Fritz  
MUNDT Tombstone Buried on this plot: Minnie 1861-1949. Fritz 1854-1935. William C 1882-1943
MUNDT William C  
PROSCH Henry Henry was first husband of Wilhelmina Finnern
PROSCH Manda (Amanda) Manda (Amanda) was daughter of Henry and Wilhelmina Prosch
PROSCH Donald Walter Donald was son of William and Alma Prosch
SCHWIESO August August son of Fred and Maria (Beckman) Schwiesow
SCHWIESO Elvena Elvena was daughter of Claus and Celia (Jurgensen) Grage
SCHWIESOW Albert W. Albert was second husband of Wilhelmina Finnern
SCHWIESOW John C. John C. Schwiesow b.1859 d.1936 son of Fred and Maria (Beckman) Schwiesow. Bertha (Wenzel) Schwiesow b.1863 d. 1939 daughter of Sabastian and Maria T. (Hagman) Wenzel
SCHWIESOW Bertha John C. Schwiesow b.1859 d.1936 son of Fred and Maria (Beckman) Schwiesow. Bertha (Wenzel) Schwiesow b.1863 d. 1939 daughter of Sabastian and Maria T. (Hagman) Wenzel
SCHWIESOW Herman W. F. Herman W. F. Schwiesow son of John C. and Bertha H. (Wenzel) Schwiesow (The inscription is in Germany, I think it says b.14 February 1892 d.? 9 months)
SCHWIESOW WENZEL Caroline Caroline (Schwiesow) Wenzel daughter of Fred and Maria (Beckman) Schwiesow
SPECKER STECKELBERG Sophia Castenia Sophia was married to Heinrich Steckelberg. They were the parents of Franz, John & Fred. She died Aug 19, 1898 AGED 59y 10m 13d
STECKELBERG Henry D  
STECKELBERG Hattie F  
STECKELBERG Fritz W  
STECKELBERG Margaret  
STECKELBERG Elizabeth Caroline Elizabeth "Lizzie" was the daughter of Christian Kahl and Henrietta Koch. She was born in Germany and immigrated in 1891. She married Franz Steckelberg in Crawford Co, Iowa. They were the parents of Willie, Velma, Annie, Ella and Louie.
STECKELBERG Franz F Franz F was the son of Henry Steckelberg and Sophia Castenia Specker. He was born October 10, 1860 at Elkader, Iowa and died February 10, 1947 reaching age of 86 years and 4 months. During his childhood his family moved to this vicinity where he grew to manhood. In early years he went to South Dakota settling in the neighborhood of Chamberlain. After spending a good many years in South Dakota, he returned to Iowa and located on a tract of ground one mile west of Manilla. Disposing of the land, he with his wife and daughter moved to town purchasing the home in which he resided up until a week before his death. The deceased was twice married, his 1st wife being Lizzie, nee Kahl. She proceeded him in death in 1903. Some three years later in 1906 he married Mrs Ida Holdsworth. She also preceeds him in death. The departed is mourned by the following Mrs AJ Anderson of Arcadia; Louis Steckelberg, Fort Dodge; Mrs Francis Heminger of Harlan; Lee Holdsworth of Coon Rapids, Myrtle (Mrs Arthur Hansen) Council Bluffs); Mrs Joe Schaub of Pukwana, South Dakota; Mrs Harold Touw of Branchmill, New Jersey; Mrs Bryan Cooper, Leonard and Ray Holdwsworth of Manilla; and Margie until recently with her father. 23 grandchildren and 5 great grandchildren. Two brothers John and Fred Steckelberg of Manilla.
STECKELBERG Willie Franz Willie was the son of Franz and Lizzie Steckelberg. He was born Sept 25, 1891 and died January 5, 1895.
STECKELBERG Sophia Castenia Sophia was married to Heinrich Steckelberg. They were the parents of Franz, John & Fred. She died Aug 19, 1898 AGED 59y 10m 13d
STECKELBERG Heinrich G Heinrich was married to Sophia Specker. They were the parents of Franz, John and Fred. He was born June 13, 1816 and died March 6, 1912.
STECKELBERG Heinrich G Heinrich was married to Sophia Specker. They were the parents of Franz, John and Fred. He was born June 13, 1816 and died March 6, 1912.
STECKELBERG John 1864-1947
STECKELBERG Leroy R Leroy R son of PH & AL Steckelberg. Jan 21, 1916, Oct 27, 1916
SUTTON Anna V. Anna was born in 1892 and passed away in 1961 at the age of 69 years young. Marion was born in 1886 and passed away in 1955 at the age of 69 years young.
SUTTON Marion F. Anna was born in 1892 and passed away in 1961 at the age of 69 years young. Marion was born in 1886 and passed away in 1955 at the age of 69 years young.
SUTTON Lizzie Lizzie was born on May 15, 1857 and passed away on January 25, 1908 at the age of 51 years young. John was born on May 15, 1857 and passed away on January 25, 1935 at the age of 78 years young.
SUTTON John Lizzie was born on May 15, 1857 and passed away on January 25, 1908 at the age of 51 years young. John was born on May 15, 1857 and passed away on January 25, 1935 at the age of 78 years young.
SUTTON William H. William was born in 1884 and passed away in 1963 at the age of 79 years young.
WENZEL Fred J. Fred J, Wenzel husband of Caroline (Schwiesow) Wenzel
WENZEL Caroline Caroline (Schwiesow) Wenzel daughter of Fred and Maria (Beckman) Schwiesow
WENZEL Alfred J. Alfred J. Wenzel son of Fred and Caroline (Schwiesow) Wenzel
WENZEL Eleonora Eleonora Wenzel b. 1897 d.1914 daughter of Fred and Caroline (Schwiesow) Wenzel
WENZEL Emil R. Emil R. Wenzel son of Fred and Carloina (Schwiesow) Wenzel
WENZEL Hugo H. Hugo H. Wenzel b.1882 d.1955 son of Fred and Caroline (Schwiesow) Wenzel
WENZEL Hilda M. Hugo H. Wenzel b.1882 d.1955 son of Fred and Caroline (Schwiesow) Wenzel
WENZEL William William and Freda Wenzel buried in the same area of cemetery as the Fred and Caroline (Schwiesow) Wenzel family
WENZEL Freda William and Freda Wenzel buried in the same area of cemetery as the Fred and Caroline (Schwiesow) Wenzel family
WENZEL SCHWIESOW Bertha John C. Schwiesow b.1859 d.1936 son of Fred and Maria (Beckman) Schwiesow. Bertha (Wenzel) Schwiesow b.1863 d. 1939 daughter of Sabastian and Maria T. (Hagman) Wenzel

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