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                                                                            Bovee Cemetery
                                                                                                Bovee Cemetery
                                                               Orion Township, Richland County, Wisconsin  USA
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                                                           HERE THEY SLEEP Narrative

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                                                                                             (Last Updated April 22, 2011)

SURNAME   Given Name  MAIDEN-OTHER 

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BARRETT, Annie PAGE                1848 1880 07-01-1848 02-27-1880
     Married James W. Barrett on January 14, 1872. Aged 31Ys 7Ms 26Ds
     Daughter of Gideon & Clarisa Page.
BARRETT, James W.                  1846 1909 07-11-1847 09-03-1909
     Private Co C 32nd Wis Inf - Civil War
     Married Annie Page on January 14, 1872.
    
Married Ida Belle Showalter on October 12, 1884.
     Son of Andrew Jackson & Margaret Jane (Robinson) Barrett.
     Note: No dates listed! Used Family Search for all dates.
     Note: Family Search showed buried in Grey Eagle, MN
BERGER, Henry Paul William         1846 1921 10-09-1846 11-12-1921
     Private Co G 44th Wis Inf - Civil War   
     MS with Rebecca. Married Rebecca Ann Hough on March 28, 1870.
     Son of Phillip Daniel & Catharine Elizabeth (Miller) Berger.
     "At Rest"

BERGER, Rebecca Ann HOUGH          1842 1904 09-02-1842 02-15-1904
     MS with Henry. Married Henry Paul William Berger on March 28, 1870.
     Daughter of Isaac & Louisa Ann (Howard) Hough. 
     "At Rest"

BOVEE, Anna B. DUNCAN              1820 1911 11-18-1820 08-26-1911
     Married Durfee Bovee in 1837.
     Daughter of Robert & Anna (Boyles) Duncan.
BOVEE, Durfee                      1812 1897 02-27-1812 10-16-1897
     Married Anna B. Duncan in 1837.
     Son of Elisha & Catherine (Durfee) Bovee.
BOVEE, Elisha                      1840 1913 03-13-1840 10-18-1913
     Married Victoria Potter on October 1, 1862.
     Son of Durfee & Anna B. (Duncan) Bovee.

BOVEE, Elisha                      1788 1864 11-26-1788 04-27-1864
     Married Catherine Durfee about 1811. Aged 75Ys 5Ms 1Ds
     Married Sarah Smith in 1850 in Indiana.
     Son of Cornelius & Leucretia (Baily) Bovee.

BOVEE, Orpha Annie                 1873 1874 02-27-1873 07-13-1874
     Daughter of Samuel D. & Emily Bovee. Aged 1Ys 4Ms 16Ds
     Granddaughter of Durfee & Anna B. (Duncan) Bovee.
CONKLE, Archie Paul                1912 1978 09-08-1912 07-26-1978
     Married Evelyn Bernice Drake on June 15, 1946.
     Son of John M. & Dessie Maude (Berger-Kilby) Conkle. [See Dessie KILBY]
CONKLE, Harold                     1909 1934 08-18-1909 04-04-1934
     Son of John M. & Dessie Maude (Berger-Kilby) Conkle. [See Dessie KILBY]
CRAIG, Stephen V.                       1864            04-10-1864
     Private Co B 25th Wis Inf - Civil War   Died in Madison, WI of disease.
     Married Frances E. Robinson on February 26, 1862.
     Note: Birth date nor aged listed!
DONALDSON, Robert
     Private Co H 1st Wis H.A. Battery - Civil War
     Married Ann Laing.
     Note: No dates listed! Death before 1896 "graves decorated" article.

ELLIS, Abby G.                     1883 1907 09-07-1883 03-07-1907
EMSHOFF, Infant Son                1882 1882 10-29-1882 11-01-1882
     LS with Lester, Bessie & Jessie JONES.
    
Infant son of John H. & Mary Etta (Jones) Emshoff. Aged 3 days
     "He carries the lambs in his bosom"
EPRIGHT, (Baby)                    1894 1895 02-00-1894 01-20-1895
     Daughter of William DeWitt & Ida Belle (Holstead) Epright.
     Note: Added from death record. Cemetery not listed!
EPRIGHT, (Baby)                    1911 1911 08-05-1911 08-05-1911
     Son of William DeWitt & Ida Belle (Holstead) Epright.
     Note: Added from death record.
EPRIGHT, Bernard Gerold            1902 1911 06-07-1902 06-07-1911
     Son of William DeWitt & Ida Belle (Holstead) Epright.
EPRIGHT, Edna Leona                1908 1908 06-27-1908 09-27-1908
     Daughter of William DeWitt & Ida Belle (Holstead) Epright.
FISHER, Clara A.                   1850 1863 09-04-1850 10-20-1863
     Daughter of William F. & Laura Fisher. Aged 13Ys 1Ms 16Ds
FISHER, William A.                 1861 1863            05-01-1863
     Son of William F. & Laura Fisher. Aged 2 years.
GHER, (Twin1)                      1918 1918 11-27-1918 11-27-1918
     Twin son of George Roy & Lula (Smith) Gher.
     Note: Added from death record.
GHER, (Twin2)                      1918 1918 11-27-1918 11-27-1918
     Twin son of George Roy & Lula (Smith) Gher.
     Note: Added from death record.
GHER, Adella Nancy KILBY           1861 1928 11-03-1861 12-10-1928
     Married David A. Gher on November 2, 1879.
     Daughter of Hezekiah L. & Louisa Annette (Townsend) Kilby.
GHER, George Roy                   1892 1971 04-11-1892 07-20-1971
     Married Lula Smith on December 17, 1916.
     Son of David A. & Adella Nancy (Kilby) Gher.
GHER, Raymond H.                   1913 1921 02-26-1913 12-10-1921
     Son of Edward Benjamin & Martha Elizabeth (Bethke) Gher.
     Aged 8Ys 9Ms 14Ds
GLASIER, Emma                      1855 1875 06-14-1855 04-03-1875
     Daughter of Henry W. & Jane (Boswell) Glasier. Aged 19Ys 9Ms 20Ds
     Note: 1860 cenus shows as Emaline Glasier age 5.
HALL, Pearlie May                  1882 1885 05-04-1882 04-06-1885
     Daughter of Calvin George & Dora N. (Robinson) Hall.
HOUGH, Eliza Jane JONES            1837 1886 06-20-1837 03-22-1886
     Married Michael Hough on July 12, 1860. Aged 48Ys 9Ms 2Ds
     Daughter of Hezekiah & Sarah "Sally" (Marsh) Jones.
HOUGH, Glennie                     1890 1891 08-14-1890 07-16-1891
     Son of Joseph & Mary Elizabeth (Costerisan) Hough. Aged 11Ms 2Ds
HOUGH, Isaac                       1810 1886 03-01-1810 03-27-1886
     Married Louisa Ann Howard-Cooper. Aged 76Ys 26Ds
HOUGH, Joseph                      1846 1902 05-31-1846 11-09-1902
     Musician Co G 44th Wis Inf - Civil War
     Married Mary Elizabeth Costerisan.
     Son of Isaac & Louisa Ann (Howard) Hough.
HOUGH, Louisa Ann HOWARD-COOPER    1805 1890 12-16-1805 09-06-1890
     Married Isreal Cooper on November 10, 1825. Aged 81Ys 8Ms 21Ds
     Married Isaac Hough.
     Note: Isreal Cooper [1804-1831]

HOUGH, Mary Elizabeth COSTERISAN-FISHEL 1857 1932 03-21-1857 09-02-1932
     Married Joseph Hough.
     Married William Fishel.
     Daughter of Felix D. & Rachel (Sebring) Costerisan.
     Note: Some records show as Rachel Mary Elizabeth.

HOUGH, Michael                     1834 1889 12-15-1834 02-01-1889
     Private Co A 36th Wis Inf - Civil War
     Married Eliza Jane Jones on July 12, 1860.
     Son of Isaac & Louisa Ann (Howard) Hough.
HURD, Albert                       1839 1886            04-05-1886 
     Private 6th Wis L.A. Battery -  War    
     Married Sarah E. Jones on January 29, 1865.
     Son of Anson & Mary Ann Hurd.
     Note: No dates listed! Used RO-Obit for dates and Aged 47 years.
HURD, Harriet                      1806 1874 08-10-1806 07-10-1874
     Married Robert Hurd. Aged 67Ys 11Ms
HURD, Robert                       1792 1867 08-18-1792 04-28-1867
     Married Harriet _____. Aged 74Ys 8Ms 10Ds
HURD, Sally G.                     1875 1878 09-16-1875 04-05-1878
     Daughter of Albert & Sarah E. (Jones) Hurd. Aged 2Ys 6Ms 20Ds
HURD, Sarah E. JONES               1841 1878 12-06-1841 04-13-1878
     Married Albert Hurd on January 29, 1865. Aged 36Ys 4Ms 7Ds
     Daughter of Hezekiah & Sarah "Sally" (Marsh) Jones.
JONES, Bessie Lena                 1880 1881 12-09-1880 08-23-1881
     LS with her sister Jessie & brother Lester Jones and Infant EMSHOFF.
    
Daughter of William Jasper & Martha E. (Manley) Jones. Aged 8Ms 14Ds
     "Sheltered from sorrow"
JONES, Elizabeth C. "Betsy" DOAN   1794 1887 09-30-1794 09-13-1887
     MS with John. Married John Burge Jones on March 12, 1812.
     Daughter of Hezekiah & Nancy (Allen) Doan.
     Note: Headstone maiden is engraved as "DONE"
JONES, Hezekiah                    1815 1885 09-26-1815 12-08-1885
     MS with Sarah. Married Sarah Marsh in 1836. Aged 70Ys 2Ms 12Ds
     Son of Evan & Matilda "Lilly" "Mirani" (Doan) Jones.
JONES, James N.                    1849 1860 03-22-1849 04-27-1860
     Son of Hezekiah & Sarah (Marsh) Jones. Aged 11Ys 1Ms 5Ds
     Born in Indiana. Died of consumption.
JONES, Jessie Leah                 1880 1888 12-09-1880 01-21-1888
     LS with her sister Bessie & brother Lester Jones and Infant EMSHOFF.
    
Daughter of William Jasper & Martha E.(Manley)Jones. Aged 7Ys 1Ms 12Ds
     "Death Loves a Shining Mark"
JONES, John Burge                  1791 1866 05-18-1791 05-24-1866
     MS with Elizabeth. Married Elizabeth C. "Betsy" Doan March 12, 1812.
     Son of Evan & Margaret "Peggy" (Baker) Jones.
JONES, Lester Clyde                1886 1888 11-02-1886 01-25-1888
     LS with his sisters Bessie & Jessie Jones and Infant EMSHOFF.
    
Son of William Jasper & Martha E. (Manley) Jones. Aged 1Ys 2Ms 23Ds
     "With Christ in Heaven"
JONES, Sarah "Sally" MARSH         1817 1902 06-24-1817 06-26-1902
     MS with Hezekiah. Married Hezekiah Jones in 1836. Aged 85Ys 2Ds
     Daughter of Johnathan & Mary (Metz) Marsh.
     "In After Time We'll Meet Her"
KILBY, (Baby)                      1935 1935 08-23-1935 08-23-1935
     Daughter of Buford V. & Ruby (Mead) Kilby.
     Note: Added from death record.
KILBY, (Baby)                      1922 1922 10-30-1922 10-31-1922
     Son of Buford V. & Ruby (Mead) Kilby.
     Note: Added from death record.
KILBY, Albert S.                   1870 1904 11-09-1870 10-09-1904
     Married Dessie Maude Berger on April 28, 1891.
     Son of Hezekiah L. & Louisa Annette (Townsend) Kilby.
KILBY, Buford V.                   1896 1964 11-27-1896 07-30-1964
     South Dakota Cook Co O 150 MG BN 42 Div - World War I
     Married Ruby Mead on December 21, 1919.
     Son of Albert S. & Dessie Maude (Berger) Kilby.
KILBY, Dessie Maude BERGER-CONKLE-GASSEN  1871 1939 01-21-1871  
     Married Albert S. Kilby on April 28, 1891.
     Married John M. Conkle on August 10, 1907.
     Married Peter Gassen on November 27, 1926.

     Daughter of Henry Paul William & Rebecca Ann (Hough) Berger.
KILBY, Florence Victoria           1894 1895            02-09-1895
     Daughter of Albert S. & Dessie Maude (Berger) Kilby. Aged 1 year.
     Note: Added from death record.
KILBY, Frank                       1898 1972 06-01-1898 05-29-1972
     Married Lillian Marie Williams.
     Son of Albert S. & Dessie Maude (Berger) Kilby.
KILBY, Hezekiah L.                 1835 1907 06-29-1835 03-29-1907
     Private Co D 3rd Wis Inf - Civil War
     Married Louisa Annette Townsend on July 3, 1860.
     Son of James & Julia (Hill) Kilby.
KILBY, Lillian Marie WILLIAMS      1907 1973 05-08-1907 09-11-1973
     Married Frank Kilby.
     Daughter of Francis L. & Nancy (Baer) Williams.
KILBY, Louisa Annette TOWNSEND     1841 1919 01-20-1841 07-16-1919
     Married Hezekiah L. Kilby on July 3, 1860.
     Daughter of Aron & Elizabeth Townsend.
KILBY, Loyd L.                     1923 1990 08-07-1923 04-22-1990
     PFC US Army - World War II
     Married Dorothy Wood-Degenhardt on August 4, 1951.
     Son of Buford V. & Rudy (Mead) Kilby.
KILBY, Lyle Vear                   1900 1965 03-13-1900 05-00-1965
     Son of Albert S. & Dessie Maude (Berger) Kilby.

KILBY, Richard Rollin              1936 2002 09-22-1936 04-17-2002
     Married Irene Louise Hynek on May 9, 1959.
     Son of Frank & Lillian Marie (Williams) Kilby.
KUYKENDALL, Georgia                1895 1895 01-20-1895 02-03-1895
     Daughter of Maurice & Carrie Elizabeth (Berger) Kuykendall.
     Note: Has "In Memory of" marker at Richland Center Cemetery!

LAING, Caroline E. HARDT           1828 1890
     Married James Laing.
LAING, Charles C.                  1858 1933 07-04-1858 05-19-1933
     Married Frances C. Delmore.
     Son of James & Caroline E. (Hardt) Laing.
LAING, Frances C. DELMORE          1876 1923 12-02-1876 12-20-1923
     Married Charles C. Laing.
     Daughter of John S. & Mary C. (Reynolds) Delmore.
LAING, George W.                   1868 1921 12-16-1868 04-22-1921
     Married Nancy Tuffer on March 6, 1897.
     Son of James & Caroline E. (Hardt) Laing.
LAING, James                       1822 1897
     Married Caroline E. Hardt.
     Note: Here They Sleep listed first name as Dames.
MALLO, Audrey May KILBY            1892 1930 03-04-1892 10-31-1930
     Married Jesse Lee Mallo on April 8, 1911.
     Daughter of Albert S. & Dessie Maude (Berger) Kilby.
MAYFIELD, Charlotte A. HOUGH-PERKINS 1841 1893
     Married George Washington Mayfield on August 17, 1862.
     Married Henry Monroe Perkins on February 20, 1879.
     Daughter of Isaac & Louisa Ann (Howard) Hough.
MAYFIELD, David                    1808
     Veteran - Mexican War
     Married Elmira _____.
     Note: No dates listed! Used 1860 census birth year. Death aft 1880.
MAYFIELD, Elmira                   1827
     Married David Mayfield.
     Note: No dates listed! Used 1860 census birth year. Death aft. 1880.
MAYFIELD, Frank                    1858 1860 01-31-1858 04-12-1860
     Son of David & Elmira Mayfield. Aged 2Ys 2Ms 12Ds
MCMANIS, John                      1791
     Veteran - War of 1812
     Married Rachel Rodman on August 17, 1813 in Shelby, KY [death 1840 or before].
     Married Esther Duncan-Robison. [See Pine River Cemetery]
     Son of John R. & Nancy (Gassaway) McManis.
     Note: Surname varies on different documents: McManis/McManise/McMannis/McManus
     Note: Born about 1791 and death between 1880 cenus and 1896 article.
    
Note: Added from 1896 "graves decorated" newspaper article.
PERKINS, Della                     1873 1875 12-13-1873 07-28-1875
     Daughter of Henry Monroe & Charlotte A. (Hough-Mayfield) Perkins.
     [See Charlotte MAYFIELD]  Aged 1Ys 7Ms 15Ds
RICE, Bert Riley                   1888 1908 01-17-1888 01-15-1908
     Son of David H. & Sarah M. (Kilby) Rice.
ROBINSON, (Baby)                   1895 1895            04-04-1895
     Child of Luther Calvin & Delilah Frances "Della" (Kingery) Robinson.
     Note: Added from death record.  Aged 2 months.
ROBINSON, Abigail Jane HANNAN      1812 1900 06-12-1812 11-14-1900
     Married Robert Robinson.
     Daughter of William & Rosanna (Burris) Hannan.
ROBINSON, Chester A.               1886 1920
     Son of Luther Calvin & Delilah Frances "Della" (Kingery) Robinson.
ROBINSON, Clarke                   1865 1865 05-29-1865 09-08-1865
     Son of Robert D. & Lorinda M. Robinson. Aged 3Ms 10Ds
ROBINSON, Delilah Frances "Della" KINGERY 1867 1944 09-01-1867 07-23-1944
     Married Luther Calvin Robinson on December 9, 1883.
     Daughter of Aaron & Sarah (Duran) Kingery.
ROBINSON, Elsie J.A.               1863 1865 09-19-1863 01-11-1865
     Daughter of Robert D. & Lorinda M. Robinson. Aged 1Ys 3ms 23Ds
ROBINSON, Luther Calvin            1860 1938 06-13-1860 10-08-1938
     Married Delilah Frances "Della" Kingery on December 9, 1883.
     Son of William & Isabella Victoria Robinson.
ROBINSON, Robert                   1797 1862 03-03-1797 08-08-1862
     Veteran - War of 1812. Aged 65Ys 5Ms 5Ds
     Married Abigail Jane Hannan.
SCHWANZ, Odessa Marie MALLO        1920 2006 05-09-1920 01-27-2006
     Married Louis F. Schwanz on August 7, 1939.
     Daughter of Jesse Lee & Audrey May (Kilby) Mallo.
TOWNSEND, Almira "Mira" DALE       1841 1931 10-20-1841 09-07-1931
     Married Jacob Townsend.
     Daughter of Abraham Dale.
TOWNSEND, Jacob                    1839 1905 04-10-1839 04-11-1905
     Private Co C 113th Indiana Inf & Co B 11th Indiana Inf - Civil War
     Married Almira "Mira" Dale.
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                                      Maiden Name Cross - Reference
 

MAIDEN/Other marriages    Given Name                     Burial
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BERGER-Conkle-Gassen      Dessie Maude                   Kilby
Conkle-BERGER-Gassen      Dessie Maude                   Kilby
Cooper-HOWARD             Louisa Ann                     Hough
COSTERISAN-Fishel         Mary Elizabeth                 Hough
DALE                      Almira "Mira"                  Townsend
DELMORE                   Frances C.                     Laing
DOAN                      Elizabeth C. "Betsy"           Jones
DUNCAN                    Anna B.                        Bovee
Fishel-COSTERISAN         Mary Elizabeth                 Hough
Gassen-Conkle-BERGER      Dessie Maude                   Kilby
HANNAN                    Abigail Jane                   Robinson
HARDT                     Caroline                       Laing
HOUGH-Perkins             Charlotte A.                   Mayfield
HOUGH                     Rebecca Ann                    Berger
HOWARD-Cooper             Louisa Ann                     Hough
JONES                     Eliza Jane                     Hough
JONES                     Emma                           Glasier
JONES                     Sarah E.                       Hurd
KILBY                     Adella Nancy                   Gher
KILBY                     Audrey May                     Mallo
KINGERY                   Delilah Frances "Della"        Robinson
MALLO                     Odessa Marie                   Schwanz
MARSH                     Sarah "Sally"                  Jones
PAGE                      Annie                          Barrett
Perkins-HOUGH             Charlotte                      Mayfield
TOWNSEND                  Louisa Annette                 Kilby
WILLIAMS                  Lillian Marie                  Kilby
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        Veteran's Report for Bovee Cemetery
      (Total of 14 as of February 6, 2011)

       Revolutionary War [1775-1783]
{No Veterans from this war buried in Richland County}

      War of 1812 Veterans [1812-1814]
McMANIS, John                                 1791         W
ROBINSON, Robert                              1797  1862   W

      Mexican War Veterans [1846-1848]
MAYFIELD, David                               1808         M

       Civil War Veterans [1861-1865]
BARRETT, James H.                             1846  1909   C
BERGER, Henry Paul William                    1846  1921   C
CRAIG, Stephen V.                                   1864   C
DONALDSON, Robert                                          C
HOUGH, Joseph                                 1846  1902   C
HOUGH, Michael                                1834  1889   C
HURD, Albert                                  1833  1886   C
KILBY, Hezekiah L.                            1835  1907   C
TOWNSEND, Jacob                               1839  1905   C

     Spanish American War Veterans [1898]
{No Veterans from this war buried in this cemetery}

       World War I Veterans [1917-1918]
KILBY, Buford V.                              1896  1964   1

      World War II Veterans [1941-1945]
KILBY, Loyd L.                                1923  1990   2

     Korean Conflict Veterans [1950-1953]
{No Veterans from this war buried in this cemetery}

      Vietnam War Veterans [1964-1973]
{No Veterans from this war buried in this cemetery}

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