PLEASANT GROVE CEMETERY:
          Peter Iosbaker Lots

Land Description

Peter Iosbaker retained a narrow strip of ground just south of the Lander Addition and north of the St. Mary's Addition, from which he sold lots. There appears to be no recorded plat of this area and not much information is available other than from the Cemetery Deed Records and from Grace Sanderson, who is Peter Iosbaker’s granddaughter. From this information, it appears the blocks are numbered from west to east, the numbering being similar to that of the adjacent St. Mary's Addition. These blocks hare only two lots and extend from the center road of the cemetery to the east boundary.

Headstones

Note: V in the margin before a name designates a veteran. M in the margin before a name designates that there is no stone at the grave, but a funeral home metal marker marks the grave site. No attempt was made to estimate the number of vacant spaces in the rows between the headstones read. Those spaces may represent unused burial plots or burials without headstones.

This row of lots lies to the north of St. Mary's Addition, running from the center cemetery road to the east fence. They were read by lots beginning at the west and going to the east.

Row 1, 2 (Block 1)
          Alonzo M. Pfaff, b. Jan. 13, 1885; d. Aug. 12, 1966
          Terry Orville Pfaff, b. Dec. 29, 1912; d. Sept. 16, 1913
          Ward L. Pfaff, 1895-1909
          Oniska B. Pfaff, 1862-1926
          Frank W. Pfaff, 1858-1944

Rows 3, 4 (Block 2)
          Almeda, wife of C. A. Meyer, 1864-1927
          C. A. Meyer, 1862-1920
          Frank A. Martin, d. Feb. 19, 1898; 23 yrs. 2 mos. 5 das.
          Esther Meyer Martin, b. Dec. 15, 1839; d. May 3, 1907
V       Isaac G. Gillett, b. Jan. 19, 1825; d. Nov. 7, 1905
          Maria, wife of I. G. Gillett, d. Dec. 11, 1891; age 67 yrs. 6 mos. 10 das.
          Egbert S. Gillett, b. July 14, 1856; d. July 13, 1920
          (Marker; not readable)

Rows 5, 6 (Block 3)
V       Martin Pfaff, d. Jan. 2, 1894; age 66 yrs. 11 mos. 17 das.
          Amelia, wife of Martin Pfaff, d. Dec. 12, 1924; age 89 yrs.
          Carrie E., wife of U. H. Cheney, d. Nov. 1, 1900; age 43 yrs.
          Mary Vogel (no dates on monument, or marker)
V       Andrew J. Vogel, d. Feb. 27, 1915; age 82 yrs. Co. F. 8th Iowa Inf.
          John Hartman, d. Mar. 15, 1894; age 83 yrs. 11 mos. 24 das.

Rows 7, 8 (Block 4)
          Frank Iosbaker, b. Aug. 3, 1859; d. Oct. 16, 1899
          Christina Iosbaker, b. Oct. 4, 1864; d. July 12, 1902
          Albert Fayette Utterback, b. July 10, 1873; d. Mar. 25, 1937
          Pearl Iosbaker Utterback, his wife, b. Aug. 21, 1884; d. Jan. 24, 1934
          Emma Iosbaker, b. Jan. 15, 1890; d. Jan. 15, 1890
          Peter Iosbaker, b. Aug. 18, 1833; d. Dec. 25, 1902
          Louisa Iosbaker, b. Feb. 12, 1835; d. Feb. 1, 1918
V       Frederick Stermer, 1838-1916
          August Stermer, 1840-1921

Rows 9, 10 (Block 5)
          Thomas Clary, 1857-1934
          E. Clary, b. Mar. 21, 1833; d. Sept. 21, 1922
          L. Clary, b. July 14, 1827; d. Mar. 21, 1893
          Ida M. Clary, b. Feb. 2, 1868; d. Dec. 26, 1915
          Jennie Clary, 1869-1957
          William Clary, 1853-1936
          Mahlon Clary, 1856-1936

Rows 11, 12 (Block 6)
          Leona Jenkins, 1876-1941
          Anna Iosbaker, 1878-1934
          Jacob Iosbaker, 1872-1946
          Grace Darland Needham, b. Dec. 4, 1883; d. June 10, 1968     }
                                                                                                                   } married June 19, 1907
          Sherman Needham, b. May 31, 1881; d. Jan. 16, 1959                }
          Marleen Karyl, dau. of Col. Marlowe C. Williams, USMC and Alice Needham Williams, b. Feb. 1l, 1943; d.                   Feb. 14, 1943

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Transcribed by Ralph Leonard

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