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Franklin District Cemetery

 

 

 

 

Located on the corner of Hood-Franklin Road

and Franklin Blvd. in the town of Franklin, south Sacramento County.

 

Updated August 20, 2004

 

Transcribed by Manuel Peters and Anita Schultz-Peters

Transcribers notes are in brackets.

 

Some of the headstones are in very bad shape and early records were not well kept. In addition some of the bodies were removed to Point Pleasant Cemetery when in was established in 1902. At the end of this transcription is a list of persons whose obituary states they were buried in Franklin Cemetery but no headstone exists.

 

The following partial 15 rows are for the south section bordering Hood-Franklin Road only. It covers about one-third of the cemetery.

 

Row 1:

        Baby Leland E. Kennedy, age 2 days. 15 October 1923

        Unmarked

        Mary A. Stewart 27 January 1867 - 12 August 1946

Gone But Not Forgotten

        John J. Stewart 26 May 1849 - 22 February 1930

Gone But Not Forgotten

        Lawrence R. Stewart [military stone] US Army 1894 - 1981

        Unmarked

        KING Oscar A. 1883 - 1924 [died of tuberculosis]

Hazel B. 1886 - 1930 [his wife]

        Charles I King Died 21 December 1922 age 47 years

        Laura Catherine King Died 23 October 1926 age 47 years [his wife, Laura Keema]

        Charles L. King 1902 - 1930 [son of Charles I and Laura]

        Darrold K. Kammerer 2 August 1935 - 3 August 1935 son of Edwin G. & Ann

        Juanita Kammerer 18 September 1930 - 20 November 1930, daughter of John J. & Katie

        Pauline Kamerer 15 December 1931 - 11 October 1933, daughter of John J. & Katie

        Fredrick Kammerer 25 June 1916, son of Johannes and Eva M.

        Henry T. Busch 1897 - 1931

        Otto Kammerer, [military stone] California Pvt. Infantry WWII

1 March 1910 - 12 September 1947

        Unmarked

        Loving Mother Catherine 1876 - 1922

[underneath] Ida Ruth Enoch Kammerer

        Mother Christina Kammerer 2 June 1877 - 27 January 1935

        Father Philip Kammerer 2 June 1875 - 24 February 1950

        Father Christian Rau 10 March 1873 - 24 June 1954

        Mother Christina Rau 13 August 1873 - 3 August 1934

        Konrad Ehresmann Born 3 February 1851 Died 15 May 1923 age 72y, 3m, 12d

        Magdalena Ehresman Born 5 October 1851 Died 20 April 1928

        Philipp Ehresman Born 21 February 1852 Died 7 November 1928

 

Row 2

        Unmarked

        Unmarked

        Leona H. Kloss Died 7 March 1916, age 33y, 6m, 18d [Leona Helen Kennedy,

wife of Edward C. Kloss]

        Mother Anna Doris Koster 15 October 1861 - 11 September 1937 [Anna Hein]

        Father Jerry Koster 10 March 1859 - 18 July 1936 [died in Castroville, California]

        Annie G. Schultz 8 July 1886 - 25 January 1890 [Annie Gesche actual death date

was 25 January 1891]

Jacob Schultz 10 May 1888 - 10 May 1888

Children of Jacob and Elisabeth Schultz [Elisabeth Zornig]

[Also buried in the same plot Anne Schultz 24 November 1884 - 5 December 1884,

buried 6 December 1884 eldest child of Jacob & Elisabeth Schultz]

        James Toole Died 31 December 1909 age 54 years

        Unmarked

        Unmarked

        Jerry Mohr 1811 - 1898

        Wilhelmina Schmidt 1849 - 1937 [wife of John]

        John Schmidt 1845 - 1896

        Leo Herzog Died 23 November 1898 age 54y, 22d. Native of Germany.

        Unmarked

        Brother John Meyer Died 5 September 1901 age 78 years. At rest

        George Tasker 1836 - 1920

        Unmarked

        Unmarked

 

Row 3

        Unmarked

        Unmarked

        Unmarked

        Unmarked [Arthur Kneppel 2 June 1907 - May 1908, son of Johannes M. Kneppel

and Martha Wicht]

        Johannes Sprock 1806 - 1892 [15 March 1807 - 11 November 1893]

        Antje Sprock 1806 - 1890 [Antje Johanni 9 March 1806 - 15 June 1890 wife of

Johannes Sprock]

        Johanness Sprock 1883 - 1883 [grandson of Johannes & Antje, eldest son of

John Sprock and Annetta Schmidt]

        Evie L. wife of D. Ogle Born 7 February 1844 Died 22 December 1876

age 31y, 10m, 15d.

        John Dubacher Died 23 March 1923 age 78y, 1m, 10d.

        Henry, son of Wm. Krumminga Born 14 August 1862 Died 20 November 1887

Native of Germany

        Mitchell Mott Born Queens County, New York 10 March 1817 Died 24 April 1886

        Alef Willem Jongeneel Born 8 May 1877 Died 31 December 1893 Native of Holland

        Unmarked

        Kajetan Zakal 1871 - 1919

 

Row 4

        [large plot with very large monument, inscriptions on monument plus each grave has

its own headstone]

Allice L. Keema Died 13 April 1906 28y, 4m. [Alice L. Beckley, first wife of

John M. Keema]

Fredricka, daughter of G. & M. Keema Died 21 October 1877 3y, 10m.

[Most likely daughter of Henry and Mary Keema]

George M. Keema Died 22 October 1877, aged 3y, 9m. Son of H & M Keema

Suffer little children come unto me and forbid . . . .[Son of Henry & Mary Keema]

H. Newton Keema 1867 - 1938 [Henry Newton son of Henry & Mary Keema]

Alice C. 1867 - 1947 [Alice C. Ellis, born in Maine]

Henry Keema 1816 - 1890

Eliza E. Keema 1881 - 1881

Mary Keema 1846 - 1935 [wife of Henry]

[additional information on monument]

Mary Keema Died 20 May 1935 age 88 years

Henry Keema Died 10 June 1890 age 74 years Native of Prussia Gone to Rest

George M. Keema Died 22 October 1877 age 2y, 9m.

Eliza E. Keema Died 16 October 1882 6m, 16d. [Individual marker states 1881]

        [second large Keema plot with very large monument information on monument only]

Frederick Joseph 20 September 1858 - 29 January 1949 [son of Frederick Karl

Keema and Anna Koch]

Katherine Koster 10 July 1863 - 5 May 1903 [wife of Frederick Joseph Keema]

Lizzie Keema Born 24 January 1868 Died 26 October 1877 [daughter of Frederick

Karl Keema and Anna Koch]

George F. Keema Born 30 December 1873 Died 28 October 1877 [son of Frederick

Karl Keema and Anna Koch]

Carl Keema Died 22 November 1894 age 69y, 5d [Frederick Karl Keema]

His wife Anna Keema Died 26 December 1908 age 76y [Anna Koch]

 

        Beloved Wife & Mother Pauline Louise Keema 1906 - 1990 [Pauline Christesen]

        Beloved Husband & Father Edward Keema 1895 - 1984

        Unmarked

        Schoech Father Herman 1864 - 1942 [Born in Iowa brother to Charles]

Mother Abbie M. 1870 - 1943

        Evelyn May Schoech 3 July 1913 - 8 October 1920 [footstone reads 7y, 3m, 5d , Evelyn was the daughter of Roby & Elizabeth Schoech was hit by an automobile while

playing in front of her house.

        Charles Schoech 1 October 1857 - 17 June 1940 Native of Iowa

        Eliza J. Schoech 3 September 1860 - 11 March 1929 Native of Missouri [wife of Charles]

        Roby Schoech 9 January 1893 - 14 February 1952

        Elizabeth Schoech 25 August 1893 - 22 April 1951 [Elizabeth Backer, wife of Roby]

        Charles Roby Schoech [military marker] MOMM3 US Coast Guard WWII 15 October 1925 - 26 February 1976 [son of Roby and Elizabeth]

Row 5

        Father, Frank Balliet Husband of Katherine, 27 November 1875 26 March 1951

        Mother, Katherine Balliet, wife of Frank, 31 October 1882 4 February 1929

        Mother, Katherine Balliet, wife of Frank 9 May 1879 10 September 1921

        F. Meinard Kunsting Died 27 May 1918 age 33 years. [committed suicide by jumping

into the Sacramento River]

        Nellie C. Atkins 24 December 1889 13 January 1973 [maiden name Frey, first married to Meinard Kungsting, second to Henry J. Luttig, third to Henry Atkins]

        Henry J. Luttig 1875 - 1936

        Husband, Archie Gilliam 24 February 1875 24 December 1936

        Wife, Maude Gilliam 12 October 1878 19 April 1953

        Wife, Louisa E. Hack, 7 August 1878 11 November 1974

        Husband, Harry N. Hack 27 April 1877 6 May 1947

        Julia A. Bilby 22 October 1856 7 November 1936 [wife of Richard A.]

        Richard A. Bilby 17 October 1852 19 December 1936

        Wife Mother , Jane wife of John Bilby Died 4 August 1899 age 77 years, 2 months, 7 days. Native of England

        John Bilby Died 2 December 1888 age 83 years, 8 months. Native of England.

        Sister, Margaretha Meinardi 1862 - 1922. Rest in Peace.

        Dina, wife of M S Meinardi Died 26 November 1882 age 58 years.

        Mary Meinardi Died 3 December 1882 age 78 years

        M S Meinardi Died 8 June 1892 age 73 years, 24 days. Native of Germany.

        Henry Frey Died 13 May 1911 age 73 years [Native of Germany]

        Elizabeth Frey Died 9 November 1935 age 88 years. [wife of Henry, maiden name Herzog]

        Baby Johnnie Frey 1856

        Johnnie Frey son of H & E Frey Died 30 September 1877 age 2 months, 22 days

        John N. Frey 1886 - 1959 [Died 29 December 1959 son of H & E Frey]

 

Row 6

        Mother Grace R. wife of Ralph Hein 1900 - 1935 [Grace R. Wyatt]

        Mother Gladys Hein 1892 - 1971 [Gladys Core, wife of Theodore Hein]

        Husband, Theodore Hein 1899 - 1935

        John Hein, Jr. 1 April 1891 17 November 1920 Son of John & Adeline Hein 145th Field Artillery

        Grace Anderson 15 July 1898 12 September 1900

        Evelyn Anderson 8 September 1899 8 September 1899

        Albert J. Anderson 25 September 1900 12 September 1905

        Cassie Anderson 1844 - 1898

        Margaret Anderson 14 January 1917 4 September 1917

        Lewis Conklin [no information, buried in plot with John Lytle]

        John W. Lytle Died 12 November 1890 age 18 years, 1 month, 4 days. We will meet again.

        Gustave Kirschner 1874 - 1948

        Samuel Kirscher May 1846 November 1921

        Elliott Bohanan Died 28 November 1867 age 30 years. Native of Kentucky.

        Vetura N. daughter of C. & L. Burton and wife E. Bohannan died 21 February 1862 age 24 years, 8 months, 22 days. Gone but not forgotten.

        Charles Burton 1 June 1812 13 September 1889 age 77 years, 8 months, 12 days. Native of Jefferson County, Kentucky.

        Lucy S. Nelson Burton 10 February 1814 14 February 1880. 66 years, 4 days. Native of Orange County, Virginia.

        Mom, Rose Fry 24 January 1887 15 September 1971. [Rose Lippert]

        Pop, Fred J. Frey 15 August 1880 27 June 1961

Row 7

        Father, Henry Hoertling 18 February 1863 12 June 1921

        Mother, Katherine Hoertling 8 October 1870 25 June 1941

        Peter Kneppel Born 22 February 1872 Died 26 November 1921 Rest in Peace [Peter was the son of Jurgen Knuepel and Kathrina Zornig, he was born in Siethewende, Schleswig-Holstein, Germany and died in San Luis Obispo]

        Unmarked with a plain cement slab.

        Our Baby Dora Besso Died 8 July 1908 age 9 months

        Brother, John Cedar Died 26 January 1903 age 33 years, 7 months.

        5 wooden markers totally unreadable

        Gammon [large stone]

Walter 1830 - 1867

Drusilla D. 1830 - 1906

Percy 1891 - 1953

Jessie Etta 1889 - 1930

Ernest 1866 - 1951

[next two are in the same plot but separate stones]

Walter Gammon of Sulivan Co., Tennessee Died 2 July 1867 age 37 yr, 3 mo.

Archibald Woods

Born 2 February 1828

Died 28 October 1866

 

        John W. Hall 17 July 1859 31 March 1884

 

Row 8

 

        A M Tullis [Aaron Moses native of South Carolina]

Died 1 August 1878 age 53 yrs [murdered on Grand Island by Troy Dye]

 

        Frye

Molly wife of Charles Frye Died 18 March 1899

William H. Frey Died 3 January 1906 92y, 7m, 6d

Sarah wife of W.H. Born 20 October 1828 Died 2 October 1892 native of NY

James R. son of W.H. and Sarah Died 21 August 1856 age 8m, 7d

        Sarah E. Twohig 12 March 1876 5 March 1927

        L. Ripley Twohig 1 February 1903 30 July 1975

        Dorothy C. Hill 14 April 1907 4 December 1935

        Frederick Backer 17 September 1858 5 August 1934

Anna M Backer 4 June 1869 12 March 1948

 

 

Row 9

 

        Ora E. Kloss 1883 - 1965

        Adolf G. Kloss 1877 - 1961

        Adolf Clarke Kloss 24 May 1910 15 July 1924

        Rachel Jane wife of Henry Ricketts 11 December 1821 6 April 1898

Blessed are the dead who die in the Lord

        Henry Ricketts 1824 - 1909 Arrived at Sutters Fort 1864 Wagon maker

        Mother Margaret Backer 10 December 1869 4 February 1945

        Father Jacob Backer 20 May 1864 30 November 1948

        Son Adam J. Backer 7 April 1891 6 May 1852

        Son Edward C. Backer 3 June 1900 13 February 1988

        Caroline Pearson Native of Sweden Died 25 February 1898 29y, 11m, 21d

Gone but not forgotten

        Margaret Kemble Died 4 October 1875 45y, 8m, 10d Native of Missouri

 

        Glann Plot [takes up end of Row 9 and beginning of Row 10

Vincent 13 July 1825 11 February 1905 76 years

Peter 22 February 1836 21 February 1914

Anna Glann Allen 1865 - 1954

Annie Katheryn Glann Born 29 January 1885 Died 3 May 1901

Daniel 5 March 1831 14 March 1887 53 years

 

Row 10 [after Glann plot]

 

        James Anderson Born 29 July 1828 Died 25 March 1888

        Perry McCutchen Died 10 October 1871 39y, 9m, 21d

He has gone from our home but not from our hearts

        Daughter Dena B. Backer 18 April 1906 1 February 1989

        Son Louis N. Backer 1 June 1909 10 August 1978

        Son Jake F. Backer 20 July 1898 12 February 1966

        Son Frank H. Backer 23 July 1896 22 June 1965

 

[All three on one stone]

        John W. Moore 1822 - 1882 Native of Tennessee

Good and Faithful servant thy duty has been done

        Amanda Hall Bradford 1840 - 1917 Native of Indiana

A life of great sweetness yet great fortitude

        Dowty Utter 1837 - 1870 Native of Indiana

Not dead but gone before

 

        John M. Kneppel 1873 - 1929

        John Martin Kneppel Died 10 September 1931 Age 19y, 7m, 1d

 

 

Row 11

 

[all six in one plot]

        Chilton H. Wasson Sgt. U. S. Army Air Force 19 January 1916 2 May 2001

Devoted husband, father, boumpy

        Margaret Jillson 2 September 1927 21 December 2002

        August F. Backer 19 May 1924 21 May 1926

        Mother Barbara [Backer] 8 November 1846 2 August 1928

        Father Henry Backer 21 July 1846 6 March 1896

        Jacob son of Henry and Barbara 18 November 1867 23 January 1886

 

        Mary Perkins Died 1 April 1871 65 years

Yet again we hope to meet thee; When the day of life has fled;

Then in heaven with joy to greet thee; Where no farewell tear is shed

 

        William Gillilam [rest is buried]

 

 

        Missouri A. daughter of A. C. & E. Etzler Died 18 October 1873 Age 18y, 11m

        Francis A. daughter of A. C. & E. Etzler Died 18 August 1885 Age 18y, 4m

Sister I have come to thee to part no more

 

[Row 12 through 16 have many unmarked plots]

 

Row 12

 

First six all in one plot

        Mary Stewart Kuhn 10 July 1895 10 June 1994 Beloved wife & mother

        Brother Harry Kuhn 1 March 1889 24 November 1922

        Daughter Dorris Kuhn French 27 December 1897 5 January 1981

        Walther Kuhn 15 January 1893 29 January 1967

        Father Peter G. Kuhn Died 7 December 1920 Age 82y, 8m, 25d

        Mother Malvina A. Kuhn Died 24 June 1909 Age 45y, 1m, 9d

 

        Missouri O. wife of C. Proffer Died 27 March 1872 age 27y, 7m, 5d

 

        John Ira, son of Sperry & Lizzie Dye Died 1 September 1877

Age 1y, 26d

        John Dye our son and brother Died 27 December 1875 Age 28y, 4m, 21d

This earth was once my dwelling place; But now Im laid away to rest; Do not

forget my last request; Live better that we may live forever.

        Troy Dye [This is an unmarked grave. Troy was the brother to John and was hung for

the murder of A. M. Tullis, whos grave lies a few rows away, on 30 May 1879.

Newspaper accounts state he was buried next to his brother in an unmarked grave.]

 

        Lizzie Daughter of Robert & Mary McErman Died 31 January 1870

Age 11y, 4m, 22d

 

        Next grave is marked Unknown

 

Row 13

 

None marked

 

Row 14

 

        My Husband Stephen J. Dillion Died 29 May 1878 age 46y, 1m, 24d

Native of New York

        Izora B. Dillion Died 25 December 1869 Age 4y, 9m, 13d

 

        Eliza O. wife of F. A. McClain Died 23 April 1888 Age 31 years

 

Nothing else marked in this row.

Row 15

[only one marked]

 

        Daisy B. daughter of J.K. & Anna Houston Died 13 October 1886

Age 14y, 6m, 2d Native of California


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