Lee County Genealogy
Cemeteries

Croton Cemetery    
Van Buren Township

Contributed by Pat Morrison, Compiled by Sally Youngquist

Croton Cemetery is approx mile out of Croton on 255th St. and is on the south side of the road.

ALEXANDRA
Jessie, d 21 Sep 1900, age 69

ALLEN
Annebelle, d 5 Oct 1874, age 5y 1m 22d, d/o Joseph

Francis Z., b 10 Dec 1803 d 19 Jan 1860
ALLEN
Irene, b 24 Feb 1805 d 28 Dec 1890, w/o F.Z.

ANDERSON
Andrew P., b 1879[1868] d 1938

Eva L. MOLINE, b 1878 d 1964, w/o Andrew P. (obit 2 Jul 1964 DR)

ANDERSON
Bertha, b 6 Mar 1844 d 11 Jun 1895, w/o P.

P., b 8 Jan 1842 d 3 Nov 1891

ANDERSON
Perry, b 1900 d 1951, (cement slab covers date) (obit 15 Jul 1951 DR)

ANDERSON
Hazel, d 1908, d/o P & Bertha


BALLIGOIN
Albert, b 1859 d 1939

Delia, b 1859 d 1942

BATTEN
Alice, b 5 May 1871 d 5 Apr 1926, w/o Wm.

William, b 24 Aug 1861 d 7 Aug 1910

Harold, b 3 Apr 1901 d 19 Jul 1901, s/o W.A. & A.A.


Darrell, b 7 Mar 1906 d 9 Apr 1926, s/o W.A. & A.a.

BATTEN
Charles E., b 10 Mar 1864 d 19 Aug 1916

Viola A., b 16 Jul 1867 d , w/o Charles

Elery, b 20 Sep 1893 d 12 May 1895, s/o C.E. & V.A.

BELDON
Luther W., b 8 Feb 1895 d 7 Oct 1918 Quebec, Canada

BLOMBERG
Charles, b 4 Apr 1837 d 7 Dec 1923

Eliza PEARSON, b 6 Mar 1840 d 4 Jun 1914, w/o Charles

BRABHAM
Effie M., d 8 Apr 1882, age 19y 5m 9d, w/o J.W.

Geo. W., d 29 Jul 1882, age 4m 21d, s/o J.W. & E.M.

BRIGGS
Minerva, d 20 Dec 1896, age 71y 10m 15d,

BRIGGS
Stella W., d 1874, age 90y
HARLAN
Eunice E., b 11 Mar 1812 d 26 May 1895, w/o A.S.[W]

BROWN
Sophia, d 28 Sep 1900, age 41y, w/o Henry


CALVERT
Olive, b Athens Co, OH d 21 Oct 1867, age 58y, w/o R.B.

CAMERON
Jacob, b 10 Dec 1808 d 30 Dec 1860, age 52y 20d

CAMERON
Ophelia, b 1 Sep 1857 d 3 May 1900, w/o G.W.


CAMP
Millie Jane, b 22 Nov 1831 d 12 Apr 1920, w/o Napolian B.


Napolian B., b 8 Nov 1830 d 7 Dec 1910

CHIDESTER
Emeline Claflin HARLAN, b 30 Apr 1841 d 19 Mar 1916, w/o Samuel

Samuel D., d 15 Sep 1879, age 48y 10m 25d

Emma, b 6 Jan 1864 d 22 Feb 1865, d/o S.D. & E.C.

CLOUD
Nettie, b 22 Dec 1864 d 2 Sep 1886, w/o Joseph

COCHRAN
Esther M., b 15 Nov 1902 d 2 Mar 1939

COURTNEY
Michael J., d 10 Mar 1915, age 71y

DAVIS
Docia, b 1854 d 1919

John, b 1851 d 1910

DAWSON
James J., b 1891

Blanche, b 1896 d 1962

DICKENSON
George R., b 15 Dec 1844 d 3 Aug 1902, same lot as H.B. ROWDEN

GLOVER
Amos, Delaware Drummer Capt. Moore's Co. 2nd Del. Reg't. Rev. War. (This
stone given by the government and set up by the Fort Madison Chapter of the
D.A.R. in May 1969) (from newspaper clipping)

GRANT
Frank J., d 1 Aug 1890, age 15y 9m, w/o L.M. & M.A.

Glover G., b 16 Oct 1898 d 16 Oct 1914, s/o O.P. & S.E.

Leslie M., b 27 Sep 1825 d 1 Jun 1917

Mary A., b 7 Jan 1845 d 2 Feb 1935, w/o Leslie M.


GUSTAFSON
August, d 30 Sep 1903

Christine, d 3 Dec 1910, his wife

GUYTON
Rhoda, d 25 Aug 1861, age 45[75]y 11m 21d, w/o A.

HANKOCK
John W., b 18 May 1833 d 23 Oct 1893[1899]

HANSON
Mary Ette, (home made stone - no other information)

HANSON
Robert, d 10 Jul 1862, age 31y 5m 17d

William Adolphus, d 29 Nov 1860, age 7m 14d, w/o R. & R.[B.]

HARLAN
Aaron W., Com. Sgt. Co. F 21st Mo. Inf. *

HARLAN
A. W., b 1811 d 1911, Co. F. 21st M.O. Inf. * (possibly Arron W.,)

HARLAN
Cecil F., b 1893 d 1896, d/o M. & N.W.

HARR
John C., b 1872 d 1948

Lucy A., b 1870 d 1951

HARRIS
Clyde, b 12 Oct 1876 d 12 Jan 1884, s/o H.T. & M.E.

HEADING
Ira.
A., b 7 Nov 1815 d 16 Nov 1883

CE
Mary, b 1838 d 1926

JOHNSON
Cecil, b 2 Jun 1891 d 21 Jul 1895, s/o John L. & C. B.


John L., b 1859 d 1949

Cora B., b 1867 d 1953

________, b 27 Aug 1898 d 19 Sep 1900

JOHNSON
John E., b 25 Feb 1873 d 28 Feb 1891
WATTS
Eliza JOHNSON, b 1849 d 1938
JONSON
John, b 1845 d 1910

JOHNSON
Sarah E., d 28 Jan 1875, age 5y 2m 3d, d/o D. & M.A.

JOHNSON
August, b 1883 d 1944

JOHNSON
Amanda, b 6 Aug 1898 d 3 Jul 1899

JOHNSON
Lillie B., b 3 Nov 1883 d 8 Aug 1898

JOHNSON
Isaac, b 8 Apr 1842 d 7 Jun 1926

Matilda, b 30 Jul 1850 d 26 Nov 1925

JOHNSON
Glen B., b 13 Nov 1892 d 22 Jul 1895, s/o J.L. & C.B.

JOHNSON
Ilam, b 2 Jun 1891 d 7 Jul 1895, d/o J.L. & C.B.


KECK
Charley, b 1876 d 1960

Clarence, b 1901 d 1938, son

Jennie, b 1882 d 1938

LaFEVRE
Joseph G., b 25 Nov 1811 d 25 Jul 1890

LaMERE
Laura Esther, b 1897 d 1966

LUCAS
Amos C., d 14 Nov 1882, age 79y 1m 8d

Catharine A., d 15 Apr 1855, age 1y 6m 3d, d/o J. & S.

Ira A., d 13 Dec 1875, age 5y 9m 8d

Catharine A., d 31 Oct 1855, w/o Amos, dates in ground

MAGNESS
Shirley, b 11 Jul 1890 d 2 Jan 1909, child/o Alexand & Anna

McCRACKEN
Dresilla B., b 1894 d 1963, mother

Melvin A., b 1915 d 1920, son

McFERSON
David W., b 3 Jul 1913 d 13 Feb 1914

McFERSON
Oliver Perry, b 1866 d 1944

Phylinda E., b 1870 d 1939

McFERSON
Orlow J., b 17 Jan 1905 d 4 Mar 1905

Robert H., b 13 Dec 1901 d 4 Mar 1905

McFERSON
Orville O., b 16 Apr 1911 d 9 Jan 1912

McKIERNAN
Abigal, b 29 Nov 1825 d 11 Mar 1917, w/o Patrick

Patrick, b 16 Oct 1819 d 29 Jan 1873[1872]

McKIERNAN
Arnold, b 18 Jul 1874 d 20 Aug 1874

Charles, b & d 10 Aug 1879

James, b 13 Dec 1869 d 13 Dec 1869

Hettie, b 13 Dec 1869 d 13 Dec 1869

Joseph, b 13 Dec 1869 d 13 Dec 1869

McKIERNAN
Bertha, b 13 Dec 1876 d 6 Aug 1889

Lucretia, b 1 Aug 1884 d 17 Aug 1889

McKIERNAN
James M., b 1846 d 1935, Co. H 23rd Regt. Ky Vol. Inf. *

Harriett CAMERON, b 1850 d 1927

McKIERNAN
Nettie, b 2 Oct 1859 d 9 Jul 1888, w/o John W.

McOMBER
Daniel K., b 7 Apr 1894 d 23 Sep 1895, s/o S.A. & N.C.


Jay Ivory, b 7 Nov 1891 d 26 Sep 1895, s/o S.A. & N.C.

McOMBER
Gertrude, b 1880 d 1964

Thomas O., b 1883 d 1963

Spencer, b 1846 d 1922, U.S. Vol. *

Nancy, b 1852 d 1926

McPHERSON
Bertha E., b 8 Feb 1899 d , mother

W. McKinley, b 4 Mar 1897 d 22 Nov 1933, father

McPHERSON
Nettie, b 2 Oct 1859 d 9 Jul 1888, w/o John W.

MOLINE
Cleo, b 1890

Perry M., b 1885 d 1952

MOLINE
Gust., b 31 Oct 1838 d 10 Sep 1910

Ellen, b 11 Nov 1848 d 22 May 1923

MORRIS
Ollie J., b 1872 d 1948

Miller J., b 1876 d 1969[1963]

MYERS
Hannah PEARSON, b 14 Jul 1830 d 9 Mar 1895

NELSON
Robert B., b 7 Dec 1862 d 1 Jan 1934

Josephine, b 2 Oct 1867[1857] d 18[16] Aug 1931, w/o R.B.

NELSON
Andrew, b 1849[1859] d 1926

Ellen, b 11 Nov 1848 d 22 May 1923

Hannah, b 1871, w/o Andrew

NELSON
Fred, b 25 Dec 1888 d 10 Oct 1912

Cleaver, b 3 Mar 1892 d 10 Sep 1892

PALMER
Audrey M., b 1897

Harry B., b 1889 d 1964

PALMER
Debbie, b 8 Oct 1871 d 27 Mar 1930

James, b 22 Jun 1865 d 21 Nov 1952

PARSONS
Anna, b 19 Mar 1827

H. J. , 19[10] Jan 1828 d 13 Feb 1900

PEARSON
Henry, b 28 Aug 1826 d 13 Nov[Mar] 1899

PHILLIPS
Asa W., b 28 Oct 1838 d 9 Oct 1916

Samantha, b 28 Nov 1838 d 15 Oct 1897, w/o Asa

POLLARD
Marguerite B., b 1860 d 1936

Thomas C., b 1859 d 1932

RAINES
Allen, b 16 Sep 1853 d 12 Nov 1913

Sylvia B., b 22 Feb 1884 d 27 Jul 1894, d/o A. & D.

Eva May, b 15 Oct 1875 d 2 Oct 1876, d/o A. & D.

Dora, b 31 Dec 1856 d 24 May 1926, w/o Allen

RAINES
Francis M., b 1857 d 1941

Priscilla E., b 1860 d 1932

RAINES
Hazel Lee, b 16 Nov 1901 d 15 Dec 1931, w/o Howard

ROWDEN
H. B., d 10 Jan 1857, age 57y, same lot as Geo. R. DICKERSON

RUBLE
Katherine, b 1820 d 1902

Theodore, b 1818 d 1900

SALTZGAVER
Hannah, b 18 Dec 1836 d 8 May 1868

Samuel, b 7 Nov 1826 d 1 Feb 1887

SALTSGAVER
Hettie, b 23 Aug 1857 d 6 Feb 1859, d/o H. & S.

Jennie, b 12 Jan 1865 d 25 Aug 1865, d/o H. & S.

Martha, b 29 Dec 1862 d 24 May 186_[1866], d/o H. & S.

_______, (a rock marks a grave next to Martha)

SALTSGAVER
Lewis, b 23 May 1859 d 23 Oct 1869, d/o H. & S.

Lottie, b 10 Mar 1869 d 12 Aug[Apr] 1890

SALTSGAVER
Lucy, b 2 Sep 1876 d 27 Aug 1879

SALTSGAVER
Mary E., d 27 Sep 1854, age 27y 10m 20d, w/o Samuel

SALTSGAVER
Thomas W., b 21 Feb 1852, d 1 Nov 1875, s/o M.E. & S.

SALTZGAVER
Ella M., b 1872 d 1958

Lycures S., b 1871 d 1929

Zela A., b 8 Aug 1895 d 8 Dec 1900, d/o Lycures & Ella

Paul Edward, b 1910 d 1923

SALTZGAVER
E. (?) M., (large rock, O.H. & E.M., no dates)

SALTZGAVER
Hilton H., b 15 Jul 1913 d 29 May 1968 (newspaper clipping)

SALTZGAVER
Mayme E., d 11 Dec 1835, age 8y 1m 4d, d/o O.H. & L.M.

SALTZGAVER
O. H. (large rock, O.H. & E.M., no dates)

SALTZGAVER
Winifred I., b 12 Apr 1924 d 4 Jul 1969 (newspaper clipping)

SAWYER
Hester M., b 25 Jan 1863 d 13 Feb 1916, w/o T.R.

T. R., b 16 Nov 1858 d 11 Aug 1944

Ina Eliza, b 1899 d 1920

SCOTT
Ada BATTEN, 1871 d 1951

Winfield, b 1859 d 1948

SHAW
Emma O.[C.], d 4 Aug 1877, age 2y 5m 5d, d/o L.D. & A.

SHEPHERD
Daniel, b 22 Nov 1803 d 30 Aug 1867

SHEPPARD
Mary D., b 4 Apr 1866 d 1 Jan 1922, w/o Wm.

William, (no dates)

SHERRICK
Adrian D., b 1882 d 1935

SHERRICK
Anna, b 1855 d 1897

George, b 1850 d 1916

SHERRICK
John, Corpl. (no dates) Co. E 37th IA Inf. *

SHERRICK
Vina, b 2 Feb 1871 d 24 Sep 1941

SIMMONS
Vera Peal[Pearl?], b 25 Jul 1901 d 26 Jan 1906, d/o S. & V.

SKAHAN
Willie, d 7 Nov 1895, age 8y 11m 14d, s/o Pat & Lizza

SLAUGHTER
Cora M., d 25 Aug 1852, age 2y, d/o M. & F.P.

SLUSHER
Isaac N., b 17 Sep 1863, d 27 Jan 1905

Mary E., b 27 Mar 1856 d 15 Jan 1911, w/o Isaac

SMITH
Millie M., d 1 Nov 1888, age 11y 1m 22d

SMITH
Simon, b 6 Apr 1853 d 2 May 1919

SPRINGER
Bertha, b 1897 d 1953

Morris, b 1891 d 1956

SPRINGER
Henry, b 1859 d 1926

May A., b 16 Apr 1859 d 3 Mar 1932[1936], w/o Henry

SPROUSE
W. M., 1st N.E. Mo. Inf. G.A.R. * no dates

STARR
(One large stone, very confusing to read:
In memory of our father, James S., b 30 Jul 1806 d 2 Nov 1877; sons buried here; John B., James P.,; John B., & Emily
(MOODY), their ch.: Perley, Jesse, Rosie & Hattie; James P. & Luella G (HARPER) & their ch.: Beverly, Minnie, Frank , & Wm.;
STATZEL & Harriet E., & their ch.; Wm. Sarah A. WINANS, Anna L., Lillian & Freddie - children of A.
L. STATZEL.

Erected by Elizah Loring STARR in memory of Father & other members of the Starr family buried here.

Correction   by Marjorie Bruggerman nee Starr  February, 2007

James S. Starr actually buried on home place on a bluff overlooking the Des Moines River.
Children actually buried at Croton or on the bluff overlooking the Des Moines River
See  Starr Family Page for explanation

Charles Leroy Starr & Anna Louisa Metzgar
Children: Lillie & Fred

John Braddock Starr
Children: Perley, Jesse, Rosie & Hattie

James Pearle & Perley Starr
Children: Minnie, Frank, Beverly & Willis

Harriet Starr Statzel
Children: James William & Perley
 


Correction  by Marjorie Bruggerman nee Starr
Amelia Ann Starr is a dau. of James S. Starr and was originally buried in Denmark, Iowa.
 
Harriet STATSEL (nee Starr) is a sister of Elijah Loring Starr, not a wife of James.  (See below)
Died shortly after birth of James, who was raised by brother, Elijah.
 

STARR
Elijah L., b 26 Aug 1841 d 8 Apr 1923, Co. F 21st MO Inf. G.A.R. *

Sarah WINANS, b 22 Jul 1847 d 10 Aug 1918[1916], w/o Elijah L.


STARR
Emily P., d 23 Dec 1890, age 36y 18d, w/o J.B.


STARR
Frank B., (no dates) 4y 4m 20d

STARR
James Pearl, b 20 May 1843 d 28 Feb 1905

Luella G., b 15 Jan 1850 d 1 Oct 1915, w/o James P.

STARR
James S., b 30[20] Jul 1806 d 2 Nov 1877

STARR
John B., (no dates), Co. F 73rd Ohio Inf. *

STARR
Minnie E., (no dates), age 6m 3d

Willas, (no dates), age 12d

STARR
Anna Louise, b 17 Feb 1859 d 19 Oct 1918

STATZEL
Harriet E., b 4 Aug 1845 d 16 Sep 1892, w/o J. S. STARR, buried IN Denmark IA

Ann Amelia, b 15 Apr 1851 d 2 Sep 1856
Erected by E. L. STARR in memory of his two sisters.

SUTLIN
William, b 18 May 1833 d 19 Jun 1913

Sarah G., b 14 Sep 1830 d 10 Feb 1918

TUCKER
Grandison, b 20 Feb 1823 d 9 Jul 1891, Co. F[I] 47th MS C.T.[U.S. Cal. Inf. MO] *

Harvey L., b 25 Mar 1868 d 4 Mar 1897, s/o G & S.J.

Swuldia, b 14 Feb 1844 d 17 Mar 1915, w/o Grandison


UNDERWOOD
Amelia, b 26 Aug 1836 d 7 Mar 1899, w/o John B.

Charles F., d 4 Jul 1898, age 1y 1m 23d, w/o J.B. & A.

George A., d 5 Jan 1881, age 20y 7m 26d, s/o J.B. & A.

Hannah W., d 28 May 1882, age 64y 4m 4d

John Bunyon, b 5 Apr 1828 d 17 Jun 1914

Orlena, d 1 Jul 1863, age 10m 27d, d/o J.B. & A.

Ralph W., b 5 Apr 1867 d 13 Jun 1869, w/o J.B. & A.

VAN CAMP
Lucinda, d 16 Apr 1852[1853], age 46[45]y 4m 21d, w/o Samuel

Samuel, d 21 Jan 1865, age 54y 2m 6d

WALSWORTH
Sharlotte[Charlotte] C., d 12 Jul 1854, age 3y 9m 11[19]d, d/o C.E. & M.A.

WASTE
Francis H., b 7 Nov 1827 d 30 Mar 1914, Co. G 3rd IA Cav. *
Mary Frye Cade Anthony Waste, his wife

WILLITS
Wayne  D. appx 1992.



WELLS
Bertha, b 6 Mar 1878 d 27 Aug 1878

Ellsworth, b 19 Nov 1883 d 17 Nov 1898

WELLS
Ogelia[Ocelia], b 4 Oct 1860 d 19 Feb 1927, w/o Samuel

Samuel, b 23 May 1856 d 23 Feb 1937

WITHROW
Beulah E., b 30 Aug 1853 d 26 Nov 1890 (large stone with surname)

WITHROW
Eva J., b 21 Aug 1861 d 5 Mar 1931

WITHROW
George F., b 13 Jul 1868 d 6 Oct 1896

WITHROW
Harriet G., b 1 Apr 1863 d 26 Jan 1931[23 Jan 1881?]

WITHROW
Hugh R., b 19 May 1829 d 15 Sep 1909, father

WITHROW
Mary E., b 22 Apr 1835 d 22[27] Apr 1903, mother

Additional listings found in the death books as buried in Croton Cemetery but not listed in the cemetery listing.

ALEXANDER
Robert, d 8 Jul 1888, age 22y 3m

HOUSE
Wm. R., d 11 Apr 1886, age 67y

LaFEVRE
Evaline Amanda, d 19 Feb 1886, age 67y

PHILLIP
Mrs. Acu, d 15 Oct 1896, age 55y

ALEXANDER
Edward, b 1874 d 11 Feb 1924

PERKINS
John Willis, b 15 Feb 1847 d 18 Nov 1925, h/o Sophia
 

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