ZOAR CEMETERY

Sec. 2-3-9

Hanover Township
Jefferson County, Indiana

September 2004 Update– done by Leisa Grimmet
June 2001 Survey – done by Vivian L. (McDonald) Shatley
1990 Update done by Robert D. Kloepfer

Original entry:  HOOSIER JOURNAL OF ANCESTRY
JEFFERSON COUNTY SPECIAL #4
HANOVER TOWNSHIP - ZOAR CEMETERY
pages 28-30

LAST NAME FIRST MIDDLE BORN DIED INSCRIPTION(S) COMMENTS
Andrews George Wm. 13 Aug 1930 30 Nov 1995 “Buck” – Married Dec 27, 1967 SS Lena Rose – on back of stone is a Fire Dept. emblem with Washington 2 in the emblem
Andrews Lena Rose 10 Jan 1911 18 Feb 1996 “Lena” – Married Dec 27, 1967 SS George Wm.
Bear Christina     08 Jun 1872 Aged 88y  
Borcherding Katharine   17 Oct 1837 07 Nov 1890   1990 update shows birth date as 11 Oct
Buhler John   1854 1921   SS Magdalena
Buhler Magdalena   1855 1924 His wife SS John
Cash Amelia   1831 1871   SS Phillip
Cash Bertha M. 1879 1968   SS Ret M.
Cash George   1845 1906 “G.A.R.” SS Mary A., Lidie V., and Stella J.
Cash James   1904 1913    
Cash Lidie V. 1874 1878 “G.A.R.” SS George, Mary A. and Stella J. Cash
Cash Mary A. 1844 No date “G.A.R.” SS George, Lidie V. and Stella J.
Cash Phillip   1841 1913   SS Amelia
Cash Ret M. 1873 1941   SS Bertha M.– 1990 update shows name as Reb
Cash Stella J. 1883 1886 “G.A.R.” SS George, Mary A. and Lidie V.
Comly Ann Brook 01 Jan 1850 15 Nov 1920   SS David H.
Comly David H. 02 Jun 1848 20 May 1913   SS Ann Brook
Courtney Belle   30 Dec 1900 21 Feb 1977   SS Graham
Courtney Graham   15 Mar 1904 01 Feb 1989   SS Belle
Crim Irven L. 05 Nov 1890 23 Apr 1982   SS Zella– 1990 update has an “S” – assumed should have been 5 in birth date
Crim Zella   19 Nov 1891 18 Jun 1978   SS Irven L.
Dibler Barbara S. 29 Apr 1797 30 Jul 1879 W of J. F. Dibler SS Jacob F.– Crest like emblem on top, etching too weathered to read – 1990 update shows birth month as Mar
Dibler Jacob F. 14 Dec 1797 12 May 1881 Husband of B. S. Dibler SS Barbara S.– Crest like emblem on top, etching too weathered to read – 1990 update shows birth year as 1791
Ferguson Nellie B. 1889 1971   SS R. Frank
Ferguson Nellie Jane 24 Jan 1921 27 Jan 1921 D of F. & N. Ferguson  
Ferguson R. Frank 1884 1962   SS Nellie B.
Ferguson Sarah Margaret 14 Dec 1918 18 Dec 1918 D of F. & N. Ferguson  
Fewell Martha A. 13 Nov 1855 15 Apr 1928 His wife SS William T.
Fewell William T. 11 Feb 1852 22 Apr 1942   SS Martha A.
Galbreath Mary Ann 02 May 1828 16 Jan 1870   Stone broken from base, broken again and laying flat on top of base
Gassert Faye M. 13 Jun 1902 16 Jun 1983 Married Jun 4 1921 SS Howard L.
Gassert Howard L. 14 Feb 1898 03 Apr 1974 Married Jun 4 1921 SS Faye M.– 1990 update shows death year as 1914
Gassert Infant     19 Apr 1905 Infant S of L. & M. Gassert – Aged 16d 1990 update shows year as 1903
Gassert Louis A. 1867 1936   SS Mayme A.
Gassert Mayme A. 1874 1959   SS Louis A.– 1990 update shows birth year as 1814
Gassert, Jr. Howard     08 Nov 1936   Only one date given, assumed to be death date
Goins Irene K. 11 Sep 1906 21 Oct 1976   SS William O.
Goins William O. 16 Sep 1903 26 May 1972   SS Irene K.– 1990 Update shows birth as 15 Sep 1903
Holweger Geo Fredrick 19 Mar 1802 24 Mar 1873   Small stone with initials G.F.H. beside large stone
Holweger Mary A. 15 Oct 1806 22 Oct 1883 W of Fredrick Badly weathered - b/d information taken from 1990 update
Jones Anna Suter 1872 1936   SS William D.– Suter only has one “t”
Jones Bailey   1866 1943   SS Flora
Jones Fannie F. 1896 1984   SS Raymond E.
Jones Flora   1867 1952   SS Bailey
Jones James H.   31 Mar 1931   Only date on stone – assumed to be death date –1990 update shows date as 13 Mar 1931
Jones Raymond E. 1896 1958   SS Fannie F. - Adn’l military plaque:  “Raymond E. Jones, Indiana, Pvt, 42 Rainbow Div, World War I, July 31 1896 – Nov 28, 1958”
Jones William D. 1867 1951   SS Anna Suter
Keller Geo. Edw. 1874 1954   SS Jennie E.– 1990 update shows birth year as 1814
Keller George A. 06 Jun 1838 07 Jan 1901 “At rest” SS Roy V.
Keller Jennie E. 1879 1936   SS Geo. Edw.
Keller Roy V. 1900 1967 “At rest” SS George A.– 1990 update shows name as Ray and death year as 1961
Kersch Mary     1814   Refer to note #1
Kersch Peter     1814   Refer to note #1
Kloepfer Ella S. 1869 1957   SS William
Kloepfer George   16 Dec 1850 05 Feb 1921    
Kloepfer Jacob   06 Jun 1824 23 Feb 1896   SS Maria– 1990 update shows death year as 1898
Kloepfer Maria   12 Sep 1828 26 Mar 1922 His wife SS Jacob
Kloepfer William   1866 1950   SS Ella S.– 1990 update shows death date as 1960
Kreeger           Large stone, no other etching
Kreeger Amanda   22 Jul 1851 04 Mar 1918 His wife SS Wm. H.
Kreeger David A. 04 Aug 1875 17 Mar 1956   SS Virginia H.
Kreeger Grace E. 16 Apr 1877 10 Aug 1939    
Kreeger Helen Hicks 19 Oct 1916 No date Our children, Vicky Lynne Schirmer, Karin Kay Hamilton, Dan L. Kreeger, Norma J. Roberts - Married 12 May 1940 Crypt shared by Milton R.– contains a cross similar to the following:          ] | [          ] | [            | 1990 update shows a middle initial of “M”
Kreeger Irene Mae 15 May 1907 29 Dec 1991   SS William V.
Kreeger Milton R. 04 Apr 1903 17 Nov 1979 Our children, Vicky Lynne Schirmer, Karin Kay Hamilton, Dan L. Kreeger, Norma J. Roberts - Married 12 May 1940 Crypt, shared by Helen Hicks– contains a cross similar to the following:          ] | [          ] | [            | 1990 update shows birth as 4 Nov 1902
Kreeger Samuel W. 14 Apr 1881 28 Jul 1930   1990 update shows middle initial as “K”
Kreeger Virginia H. 10 Jan 1885 29 Jul 1965   SS David A.
Kreeger William V. 09 Mar 1904 01 Nov 1991   SS Irene Mae
Kreeger Wm. H. 01 Jun 1849 10 Mar 1918   SS Amanda
Kunkel Frederick   1809 1875   SS Sophia– small stone beside, “father”
Kunkel John W. 1855 1925   SS Katherine L. and Roy
Kunkel Katherine L. 1862 1940 His wife SS John W. and Roy
Kunkel Roy     1890 Their S SS John W. & Katherine L.– only one date shown, assumed to be death date
Kunkel Sophia   1812 1888 His wife SS Frederick– small stone beside, “mother”
Kunkel, Rev. Walter L. 1885 1931   1990 update did not include middle initial – “L”
Kuppler Albert B. 1873 1965   SS Margaret K.
Kuppler Anna M. 22 Sep 1831 28 Apr 1892 W of B. Kuppler SS Balthas
Kuppler Balthas   28 Sep 1832 19 Mar 1911   SS Anna M.
Kuppler Beverly J. 06 Aug 1944 13 Nov 1978 Our children Kamala    31 Oct 1967 Kristal      27 May 1970 Kacinda    18 Aug 1971 SS Robert A.
Kuppler Brian Keith   21 Jan 1967   Only one date on stone, assumed to be death date
Kuppler Charles J. 1863 1930   SS Jennie C.
Kuppler Eliza J. 16 Apr 1869 29 Mar 1944    
Kuppler Gaynell L. 16 Aug 1909 28 Jul 1993   SS Martin L.
Kuppler George   1873 1952   SS Minnie
Kuppler Hubert S. 15 Oct 1902 13 Feb 1973   SS Verna C.
Kuppler Jennie C. 20 Feb 1869 20 Jul 1907 W of Charles J. Kuppler SS Charles J.– 1990 update shows birth as 29 Feb
Kuppler Loraine       Age 22m No dates on stone
Kuppler Margaret K. 1879 1966   SS Albert B.– 1990 update shows birth year as 1819
Kuppler Marion E. 27 Sep 1934 30 Jan 1962 Son  
Kuppler Martin L. 11 Aug 1904 09 Dec 1989   SS Gaynell L.
Kuppler Mary K. 21 May 1861 27 Nov 1923    
Kuppler Minnie   1873 1950   SS George– 1990 update shows birth year as 1813
Kuppler Ora Virginia 25 Feb 1922 02 Mar 2001 “Beyond the sunset” SS Paul Henry– Scene of a man and woman walking up the path thru the gates of heaven with sun setting – 1990 update shows first name as Ore
Kuppler Paul Henry 03 Apr 1913 15 Feb 1978 Husband – “Beyond the sunset” SS Virginia– Scene of a man and woman walking up the path thru the gates of heaven with sun setting
Kuppler Robert A. 05 Mar 1943 No date Our children Kamala    31 Oct 1967 Kristal      27 May 1970 Kacinda    18 Aug 1971 SS Beverly J.
Kuppler Rose E 29 Jan 1873 16 Aug 1952   1990 update shows birth year as 1813
Kuppler Verna C. 06 Oct 1904 03 Mar 1974   SS Kubert S.– 1990 update shows name as Verne
Kuppler Wanda J. 18 Feb 1840 21 Sep 2003   Vail Holt funeral home marker
Lichlyter Laura M. 06 May 1888 20 Aug 1970 Mother SS Russell A. and Mary M. Lichlyter - *
Lichlyter Mary M. 24 Nov 1925 30 Nov 1925 Daughter SS Russell A. and Laura M. Lichlyter - *
Lichlyter Russell A. 12 Nov 1906 07 Jul 1907 Son SS Laura M. and Mary M. Lichlyter - *
Lutz Amelia   05 Dec 1867 19 Aug 1941    
Lutz Andrew   16 Jul 1870 29 Sep 1929   1990 update shows birth year as 1879
Lutz Betty Lou 30 Nov 1935 08 Dec 1935   SS Chester C. and Flora B.– 1990 update shows “dau. CC & B” not found on the stone
Lutz Catherine   28 Oct 1832 10 Jul 1912   SS John G.
Lutz Chester C. 07 Apr 1901 25 Feb 1975   SS Flora B. and Betty Lou– 1990 update shows birth day as 1 Apr
Lutz Flora B. 08 Mar 1907 06 Nov 1986   SS Chester C. and Betty Lou
Lutz George   1872 1965   SS Nora
Lutz John A. 21 Sep 1861 02 Apr 1940   SS Sarah A.
Lutz John G. 27 Aug 1832 30 Nov 1885   SS Catherine
Lutz Mary A. 09 Nov 1863 15 Oct 1870   Stone is badly weathered
Lutz Nora   1876 1951   SS George
Lutz Sarah A. 21 Sep 1862 08 Jan 1930 His wife SS John A.
Lutz Wilber A. 07 Jan 1905 15 Jul 1909 S of G.J. & N. Lutz Baby lamb on top of stone - 1990 update shows birth day as “1”
Mitchell Dewey   1877 1960   SS Stella
Mitchell Donald E. 07 Jul 1930 13 Jul 1930    
Mitchell Frank M. 1849 1933   SS Mary E.
Mitchell Mary E. 1856 1943   SS Frank M.
Mitchell Stella   1877 1956   SS Dewey
Mundt Cosette   1914 1985 “In God’s care” SS John
Mundt John   1910 No date “In God’s care” SS Cosette
Mundt Norma Lee 1937 1945 Daughter  
Munier C. Louis 16 Jan 1919 No date   SS Mary E. and C. Keith
Munier C. Keith 03 Feb 1946 02 Oct 1975   SS C. Louis Munier and Mary E. Munier
Munier Mary E. 15 Jan 1921 23 Oct 2003   SS C. Louis and C. Keith
Powell-Roberts Norma Jean 28 Feb 1925 17 Dec 1999 “Granny” – “Mother” SS Sandra Sue Powell-Roberts – stone has mountain scene, log cabin, lake, tall pine trees
Powell-Roberts Sandra Sue 26 Jan 1943 No date “Sandy” – “Daughter” SS Norma Jean Powell-Roberts – stone has mountain scene, log cabin, lake, tall pine trees
Santschi Edward G. 18 Feb 1893 02 Sep 1910 S of G & K Santschi – “At rest” *
Santschi Godfred E. 1842 1919   *
Santschi Katherine   1866 1957   *
Schmidlap Caleb   24 Mar 1865 29 Sep 1933   There is not a second “p” on this stone for Schmidlap
Schmidlapp Arabella   1855 1936 His wife SS John D.– 1990 update shows last name with one “p” – Schmidlap
Schmidlapp John D. 1863 1926   SS Arabella– 1990 update shows last name with one “p” - Schmidlap
Schreiber Rosa   1859 1932    
Schwab John   05 Sep 1802 01 Apr 1877 Born in Niederodeibuch, Germany Badly weathered - 1990 update shows birth day as “S” assumed to be “5” and shows death year as 1817
Schwab Wilhelmina F. 08 Sep 1804 26 Oct 1880 Born in Wintenberg, Germany Badly weathered - b/d information taken from 1990 update
Sever Clara   1892 1946   SS Russell - *
Sever Delphine   03 Jan 1939 No date “Joint Heirs with Jesus” SS Paul E.
Sever Lawrence L. 1919 1936 S of C.R. & C.M. Sever *
Sever Paul E. 22 Jun 1922 No date “Joint Heirs with Jesus” SS Delphine
Sever Russell   1896 1962   SS Clara - *
Shepherd Billy Joe 1939 1941    
Shepherd Kathryn E. 25 Jun 1910 28 Oct 2002   SS as Martin T. - Large etched scene on stone of farm house, barn, 3 other buildings, cows & chickens
Shepherd Martin T. 24 Aug 1908 09 Dec 1991   SS as Kathryn E.
Smart Bonnie F. 01 Jan 1924 No date Married Dec 14, 1941 – D of R. Frank Ferguson & Nellie B. Wallace – on back: “Our Family” – Alice M. Smart married Barry L. Allred – Ryan S. Allred, Cara D. Allred – Thomas F. Smart married Linda A. Wolfschlag – Jennifer A. Smart, Megan M. Smart SS Russell W.
Smart Russell W. 30 Jul 1923 03 May 1993 Married Dec 14, 1941 – S of George T. Smart & Mary H. Park – on back: “Our Family” – Alice M. Smart married Barry L. Allred – Ryan S. Allred, Cara D. Allred – Thomas F. Smart married Linda A. Wolfschlag – Jennifer A. Smart, Megan M. Smart SS Bonnie F.– adn’l military plaque:  “Russell W. Smart, Tec 5, U.S. Army, World War II, July 30 1923 – May 3, 1993”
Strohm Carl E. 12 Apr 1927 22 Sep 1971   SS Marjorie R. - Adn’l military plaque:  “Carl Edward Strohm, Indiana, S2 U S Navy, World War II, April 12 1927, Sep 22 1971”
Strohm Marjorie R. 21 Apr 1926 No date   SS Carl E.
Suter Charles W. 1888 1912   SS Louis and Clara S.
Suter Clara S. 1852 1929 His wife SS Charles W. and Louis– Clara appears under Louis, assumed she is Louis’ wife
Suter Jacob   23 Jan 1843 22 Jul 1910   SS Sarah F.
Suter Louis   1840 1921 At rest SS Charles W. and Clara S.
Suter Sarah F. 27 Jul 1843 27 Dec 1928 His wife SS Jacob
Suter, Capt. Wm H. 1873 1939   Suter only has one “t”
Thompson David H. 1865 1940   SS Katherne
Thompson Katherne   1870 1946   SS David H.– 1990 update shows name spelled Katherine and birth year as 1876
Thompson Lloyd W. 10 Mar 1896 28 Jun 1977   Adn’l military plaque:  “Lloyd W. Thompson, PFC U S Army, World War I, Mar 10 1896, Jun 28 1977” – 1990 update shows entry as PEC U S Army
Trinkle George   10 May 1823 26 Aug 1904 “Gone but not forgotten” SS Johanna
Trinkle George W. 1850 1939   SS Mary A.
Trinkle Harvey Wiley 1869 1952   SS Mattie Jean
Trinkle Hazel   22 Jun 1893 16 Sep 1893 D of Geo & Mary Trinkle  
Trinkle Hubert   18 Aug 1902 11 Dec 1902 S of Harvey W. & Mattie J. Trinkle  
Trinkle J. W. 15 Apr 1849 05 Jun 1923 At rest  
Trinkle Johanna   29 May 1827 20 Dec 1913 His wife – “Gone but not forgotten” SS George
Trinkle Luella   27 Jun 1863 01 Apr 1881   SS William M.
Trinkle Maggie E. 10 Aug 1888 18 Sep 1888 D of M & G Trinkle Stone is badly weathered
Trinkle Mary A. 1855 1939   SS George W.
Trinkle Mattie Jean 1875 1979   SS Harvey Wiley
Trinkle Phillip Wesley 20 Mar 1881 03 Jun 1881 S of Geo & Mary Trinkle Stone is badly weathered
Trinkle William M. 10 Dec 1885 10 Feb 1872   SS Luella
Vail Ezra O. 1852 1945 “It is sown in weakness; it is raised in power; it is sown a natural body; it is raised a spiritual body” SS Mary J.
Vail Mary J. 1856 1943 “It is sown in weakness; it is raised in power; it is sown a natural body; it is raised a spiritual body” SS Ezra O.
Vath Ella   1866 1952   SS Jacob
Vath Fredericka   15 Jun 1823 30 Jan 1906 His wife SS Jacob (1822-1899)
Vath J. Frieda 16 Apr 1899 10 Mar 1906 D of J & E Vath  
Vath Jacob   1864 1945   SS Ella
Vath Jacob   10 Feb 1822 07 Jan 1899   SS Fredericka – 1990 update shows death date as 1 Jan.
Washburn George D. 1912 1948 Sgt U S Army WW II On same concrete base as Opal N.
Washburn Opal N. 1914 1983 1st Lt U S Army WW II Nurse Corps On same concrete base as George D.
Wright Cordie   13 Jan 1872 29 Mar 1955   SS Robert L.
Wright Robert L. 07 Oct 1869 13 Mar 1958   SS Cordie
Wykoff Barbara L. 24 Sep 1930 No date   SS Richard A. – no death date
Wykoff Richard A. 11 Aug 1929 20 Jul 2000   SS Barbara L.

COMMENTS: By Vivian Shatley:

* The stones noted with the asterisk in the comment section all share the same long concrete base

The following stones were found but could not be accurately identified:

  1. Small flat stone – etchings completely weathered away – location:  beside Katherne Thompson – 1990 update indicates this to be the stone of Peter and Mary Kersch.         

  2. Broken stone (base ??) – no etching visible – location:  beside George Cash

  3. L.V.C. – Small rectangle stone, almost completely worn away – assumed to be Lidie V. Cash

  4. S.J.C. – Small rectangle stone, almost completely worn away – assumed to be Stella J. Cash

  5. Small rectangular stone, ”LUTZ” – location:  beside Mary A. Lutz

  6. 1990 update indicates there was a field stone (not found in 1990) beside John D. Schmidlap – this stone was still not visible in the 2001 update

KEY:  SS = Same Stone, W = wife, D = daughter, S = son