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AVON CEMETERY, near Carlisle, Polk Co., Iowa
All headstones indexed, transcribed & photographed by Cindy L. Marcell, 2000.
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I visited and photographed known relations of my STUMBO, KEENEY & RANDLEMAN family lines at this cemetery in October of 2000. This list is not considered to be complete.

Avon Cemetery Polk Co. Iowa

Please NOTE just because photos may be grouped by surnames does NOT necessarily indicate a relationship nor are they necessarily buried beside each other.  This cemetery is partially transcribed. Currently there are 145 names transcribed & photgraphed. All names below have photos courtesy of Cindy Marcell.

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LAST NAME FIRST NAME Date of Birth Date of Death Comments
Berry Benjamin F. 1858 1930 ssw Frances L. Berry
Berry Frances L. 1861 1935 ssw Benjamin F. Berry
Berry Lester L. Apr 11 1896 Mar 25 1957 Iowa Pvt Co K 161 Inf - WWI
Bliss Elizabeth McGlothlen no date no date Mother [Note per T McKissick- "Mary Elizabeth (Liza) Bender McGlothlen Bliss"  Born-25th March 1848, Alico, Ohio; Died-6th February 1919]


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Deaton Agnes - Jul 7 1853 (Note family resaerch by CMarcell shows Agnes Powell is w/o Lewis T. Deaton)
Deaton Albert R. 1857 1918 Father
Deaton Bernard L. May 7 1929 no date ssw Louise Deaton
Deaton C. A. no date no date Masonic emblem
Deaton Cary R. Feb 9 1877 Dec 3 1947 beside Hattie Deaton
Deaton Hattie B. Jul 17 1878 Mar 20 1864
Deaton Iva 1890 1968 Eastern star emblem
Deaton James P. Jan 6 1820 Sep 5 1881 h/o Elizabeth Deaton
Deaton Jennie Jun 1 or 4 185? Apr 4 1926 ssw Noah M. Deaton
Deaton Lewis - Jan 4 1851 59Y 9D
Deaton Louise M. Sep 30 1934 no date ssw Bernard Deaton
Deaton Noah M. Sep 28 1846 Oct 17 1901 ssw Jennie Deaton
Deaton Presilla 1861 1923 Mother
Deaton Vearl E. 1891 1958 Masonic emblem
Ellison Orpha H. 1899 1996
Ellison Raymond 1897 1957
Fry
Elsie J. Overton
Oct 3 1853
Feb 19 1923
ssw F. M. Overton - His Wife
Fry
F. M.
Feb 23 1847
Oct 11 1938
ssw Elsie Overton
Futrell Hattie C. 1910 no date ssw J. Eldon Futtrell
Futrell J. Eldon 1910 1986 ssw Hattie Futtrell
Geil Minnie Keeney - Sep 12 1892 Aged 24Y 1M 5D. w/o D. B. Geil
Gooch Luella - Sep 17 1876 16Y 8M 14D d/o T. J. & N. Gooch
Gooch Mary Sep2 1861 Oct 7 1897 w/o N. L. Gooch
Gooch Nancy Keeney 1834 1871
Gooch Thomas J. 1831 1925
Hanson
John
May 9 1884 May 21 1930 Dates verified by Iowa Death Certificate & submitted by Betty Wells. No headstone photo available.
Hanson
Mary
July 18, 1873 July 16, 1964 Dates provided by Hamilton's Funeral Home. Husband listed as John Hanson. Info submitted by Betty Wells. No headstone photo available.
Johnson Kermit A. 1916 no date ssw Martha Johnson
Johnson Martha Keeney 1914 1998 ssw Kermit Johnson
Jones Mary E. - Jan 21 1854 4Y 2M 19D d/o E. & E. A. Jones
Keeney A. B. Jun 6 1874 Mar 22 1928 Father
Keeney Alpha M. - June 19 1892 Aged 18Y 1M 10D. d/o W. P. & N Keeney
Keeney Amanda M. - Sep 15 1857 23Y 10M 9D w/o Wm W. Keeney
Keeney Austin J. 1907 1987 ssw Elsie Keeney
Keeney Charles - Mar 22 1875 68Y (Family research by CMarcell reveals given name to be Charles Perry Keeney)
Keeney Charles W. - May 25 1857 2Y 7M 1(5?)D s/o S. T. & E. Keeney
Keeney Elizabeth Jul 8 1828 no date (Note family research by CM shows Elizabeth Kessler is w/o Samuel T. Keeney. Is Elizabeth buried here?)
Keeney Elsie M. 1914 1978 ssw Austin Keeney
Keeney Elvira E. - Sep 26 1857 1Y 9?M 18D. d/o J. O. & M. J. Keeney
Keeney Emma C or G. - Apr 22 1860 1Y 7M 7D
Keeney Ernest F. 1878 1964 ssw Laura Keeney
Keeney Esther E. - Mar 15 1872 24Y
Keeney Estor M. - Apr 4 1860
Keeney Ethel R. 1881 1970
Keeney Eugene F. 1870 1924
Keeney Eva M. 1875 1930
Keeney
Eva M.
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May 21 1856
u/a read anything else
Keeney Evelyn P. Mar 23 1913 Apr 8 1913 Stone actually reads "Evlyn P. Keeney d/o I. J. & M. L. Keeney"
Keeney George W. - Nov 12 1857 3M 24D w/o Wm W. & Amanda M. Keeney
Keeney Guy F. Jan 10 1897 Aug 28 1900 s/o E. F. & E. M. Keeney
Keeney I. James Mar 8 1882 Oct 17 1932 ssw Minnie L. Keeney
Keeney John F. - Jan 21 1851 21Ds. s/o S. T. & E. Keeney
Keeney Jonathan 1809 1887 ssw Matilda Keeney
Keeney Jonathan A. - Sep 23 1853 Aged 25Y 5M 21D
Keeney Jonathan Rev. - Sep 2 1850 Aged 72Y 6Ms 22Ds  Note stone reads surname as KEENY
Keeney Josiah - Nov 19 1858 AE 27Y 5M 5D
Keeney Laura E. 1875 1971 ssw Ernest Keeney
Keeney Levi M. Oct 29 1884 Dec 18 1949 Father. ssw Lillie Keeney
Keeney Lillie A. Aug 16 1885 Feb 28 1965 Mother. ssw Levi Keeney
Keeney Martha E. - Oct 15 1856 8M 7D d/o Wm W. & Amanda M. Keeney
Keeney Martin S. - 1951
Keeney Mary E. - Oct 15 1850 7M 18D. d/o W. W. & S. Keeney
Keeney Matilda 1815 1886 ssw Jonathan Keeney
Keeney Minnie L. May 25 1891 Feb 25 1965 ssw I. James Keeney
Keeney Nancy Ellen 1852 1902 Mother
Keeney Nathaniel F. Dec 21 1860 Mar 4 1890
Keeney Rozalia - Sep 22 1857 d/o J. & M. C. . u/a read rest of stone as buried in ground too far.
Keeney Samuel P. - Jan 13 1860 14Y 5M 23D. s/o J. & M. C. Keeney
Keeney Samuel T. Feb 21 1818 Dec 11 1900 82Y 9M 20D
Keeney Sarah E. - Feb 28 1859 10Y 6M 8D d/o J. & M. C. Keeney (Note Sara Watts Keeney was first person buried in this cemetery when it was known as WATTS Cemetery)
Keeney Sylvesta J. - Nov 16 1854 1Y 2M 12D
Keeney Virda E. McDaniel Dec 12 1879 Jul 15 1917 Mother w/o A. B. Note IOOF emblem beside Virda's stone - was it meant for A. B's?
Keeney West W. - Oct 4 1850 d/o J. & M. C. Keeney. AE 10Y u/a read rest as buried in ground too far.
Keeney William Perry 1843 1938
Kline Albert Sep 15 1877 Jan 27 1894
Kline Allen D. Aug 31 1913 Sep 22 1990 ssw E. Lorene Kline Parents of J. Philip & Donald R. Kline
Kline Carrie D. 1876 1957 ssw John F. Kline (Note Carrie Dell Keeney is maiden name per CMarcell's family research)
Kline E. Lorene Aug 27 1915 no date Family research per CMarcell reveals name to be Esther Lorene Fleming who died Sep 07 2005)
Kline Florence R. 1896 1981
Kline Floyd J. Aug 12 1903 Jun 28 1957
Kline Georgia Mar 1 1914 Oct 2 1996 Mother
Kline Harm 1910 1998 ssw Mary Kline. Married Dec 6 1930 +photo
Kline Jacob Aug 8 1844 Apr 7 1912 Father
Kline John F. 1871 1947 ssw Carrie D. Kline
Kline Mary 1914 1993 ssw Harm Kline. +photo
Kline Regina Jan 8 1850 Mar 17 1890 Mother
Kline Ruth - May 20 1909 4M 7D d/o J. F. & C. D. Kline
Kline Wilbert Nov 17 1912 Aug 16 1989 Father
Krysher L.
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u/a read any dates, etc. Borken unusual stone located near Jacob Krysher, could this be Levi Krysher born in 1828 death unknown? CMarcell
Krysher
Elizabeth
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Feb 6 1919
77Y 11M 19D
Krysher Elizabeth - Aug 2 1884 80Y 2M
Krysher Infant - June 31 1854 Aged 1 day. Stone is bet. Margaret Keeney McCoy & John E. Keeney
Krysher Jacob - Sep 27 1863 69Y 9M 26D
Krysher Levi - Jan 15 1863 3Y 1M 5D  s/o G. & E. A. Krysher
Lowder Edwin M. 1858 1948 ssw Luella Lowder
Lowder Luella 1864 1945 ssw Edwin Lowder
McCoy Margaret C. or G. - Aug 30 1853 5Y 7M 10D. d/o S. T. & N. McCoy
McGlothlen Charity M. - Jan 3 1860 W/o J. D. McGlothlen. 46Y 10M 13D (Reportedly maiden name Charity Beck)
McGlothlen Fern 1895 1952
McGlothlen James F. - Apr 5 1872 31Y 10M
McGlothlen
John

Apr 27 1878
Age  67y 4m 9dy
McGlothlen John M. - Oct 8 186? 5m 12d S/o J. D. & S. McGlothlen
McGlothlen Martha J. - Nov 20 1867 36Y 15D. D/o J. D. & C. M. McGlothlen
McGlothlen Mary C. Oct 30 1916 Nov 25 1940 Wife. ssw William T. McGlothlen
McGlothlen Sophia - Sep 23 1864 W/o J.D. McGlothlen. 29Y 28D
McGlothlen William T. Feb 27 1853 Nov 1 1914 ssw Mary C. McGlothlen
McGlothlen
Unknown
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June 1? 18??
AE 34Y ?M 14D
Overton J. H. - Nov 7 1912 Aged 64Y 4M 15D ssw Rachel Overton
Overton Lester C. 1909 1982 ssw Maude Overton
Overton Maude E. 1907 1982 ssw Lester Overton
Overton Rachel - Aug 8 1907 57Y 9M 4D w/o James H. Overton
Overton William - Jun 4 1867 7Y 7M 27D s/o W. & S. C. Overton
Randleman
Emma
Nov 24 1878
Dec 17 1886

Rothfus Beatrice A. July 11 1903 Jan 12 1925 ssw Truman Rothfus. (Note family research by C. Marcell - Bea is daughter of Arden W. Keeney)
Rothfus Bertha A. Jan 3 1882 Jun 29 1967
Rothfus Bessie F. 1890 1990 ssw Fred J. Rothfus
Rothfus C. Gayle 1920 blank ssw Howard Rothfus. Wed Jul 2 1938
Rothfus Carl T. Sep 4 1889 May 17 1968 Iowa Pvt Co E 151 Infantry - WWI
Rothfus Clara K. - Jun 29 1907 17Y 2M 2D d/o L. F. & L. Rothfus
Rothfus Dorothy Aug 8 1904 Aug 12 1944
Rothfus Elizabeth L. "Betty" Sep 10 1938 Nov 10 1998 ssw Raymond Rothfus. Parents of Cathy Amy Cindy & Paul Rothfus
Rothfus Fred J. 1885 1961 ssw Bessie F. Rothfus
Rothfus George H. 1887 1971 ssw Mable Rothfus
Rothfus Grace E. 1895 1951 ssw John C. Rothfus
Rothfus Howard H. 1917 1992 ssw C. Gayle Rothfus. Our Children: Leroy Nancy Richard & Roland
Rothfus John Mar 12 1853 Ap 17 1936 Father
Rothfus John G.
1888 1954 ssw Grace E. Rothfus
Rothfus Julia E. Deaton Aug 13 1850 May 17 1918 w/o John Rothfus - Mother
Rothfus Levi S. May 15 1867 Feb 28 1938
Rothfus Louie E. 1904 1989 ssw Ruby T. Rothfus
Rothfus Mable M. 1891 1984 ssw George Rothfus
Rothfus Mary Wilma 1907 1990 ssw Richard A. Rothfus
Rothfus Raymond R. "Ray" Jul 20 1934 no date ssw Elizabeth Rothfus. Married Aug 31 1957
Rothfus Richard A. 1903 1993 ssw Mary Wilma Rothfus Married Mar 1 1930
Rothfus Robert Marion Lieut. Oct 18 1919 Apr 7 1945 Lost in raid over Nagoya Japan
Rothfus Ruby T. 1908 1993 ssw Louie E.Rothfus
Rothfus Truman Oct 3 1901 Jan 13 1980 ssw Beatrice Rothfus. Married June 21 1923
Seid Dora M. - Nov 13 1872 54Y 2M 25D w/o Wm F. Seid
Seid F. Matilda Jan 13 18(66?) Feb 15 1932
Seid Fern Apr 21 1900 Dec 15 1975
Seid John A. Oct 25 1823 Feb 10 1912
Seid Jonathan A. Dec 14 1859 May 21 1924
Seid William F. - Jul 22 1889 69Y 9M 3D ssw Dora Seid
Sinclair
Robert Joseph
1910
1981
(Note from grandson RJS-
Please add name of my grandfather is Robert Joseph Sinclair
Watson John W.
Sep 26 1852
12Y 9M 6D s/o J. & E. Watson
Watts John - Nov 28 1857 AE 52Ys 9Ms 15Ds
Watts Martha - Dec 23 1873 16Y 23D
Watts Mason - Dec 4 1853 23Y 8M 7D s/o J. & R Watts
Watts Ruth - Mar 8 1879 74Y 6M 7D w/o John Watts

























































































































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