Pewamo Cemetery

Submitted by Anna Thelen

Pewamo Cemetery is located in Section 14 on Pewamo Road west of  Pewamo, Lyons Twp., Ionia County, Michigan

In March 2010 Wayne Summers photographed all markers and updated the readings.  Updated September 2016 with information compiled by Pat Currigan.
 

Name Date of Birth Date of Death Comments
?, Eva     Hard to read -- appears to say daughter of -?- Sunderlin
Arnold, John   1830   1903  
Briggs, Morris   1893 joint stone with Woodbecks
Brown, J.W. small stone with initials, near large Brown stone
Brown, Harry L.  9-28-1874 5-8-1892 illegible
Chubb, Albert S.   10-1830   8-21-1903   b. NY
Chubb, Effaline   2-28-1823   2-2-1891   Joint stone with Lorenzo
Chubb, Emma S.   1880   1956  
Chubb, Kelsey   1-5-1818   8-28-1891   At Rest
Chubb, Lorenzo W.    4-5-1817   3-17-1887   Joint stone with Effaline
Chubb, Mary A. Everest    8-5-1823   4-19-1905   wife of Kelsey
Clark, George H.   1876   1890   Son of R. & S.A. Clark
Clark, Robert   Civil War - Co. K, 30 Michigan Infantry
Clark, Sarah A.   1848   1932  
Cooper, Ella E.   1920  Baby
Deits, Ezra B.   8-19-1840   1-8-1902   Our Brother
Deits, Joshua   3-26-1883 82 yrs, 10 mos, 26 days
Deits, Minerva   6-22-1870 Wife of J. Deitz, 72 yrs, 3 mos
Dunn?, Lucretia V.    4-24-1839   1-19-1881  
Green, George W.   8-31-1860   2-21-1912  
Green, Samuel   4-26-1894 68 yrs, 2 mos, 3 days
Green, Wallace   11-7-1889 37 yrs 4 mo 4 days
Greenwood, James   1825   1894   Joint stone with Mary
Greenwood, Mary   5-21-1880 Joint stone with James, 56 years old, wife of James
Hammond, Charles A.    4-19-1859   7-18-1880   Joint stone with Ezra D. & Lawrence - stage curtains on stone
Hammond, Ezra D.   6-4-1825   7-8-1897   Joint stone with Charles A. & Lawrence - stage curtains on stone
Hammond, Lawrence    7-6-1881   7-7-1898   Joint stone with Charles A. & Ezra D. - stage curtains on stone
Hathaway, Augusta    1846   1906  
Hathaway, Stephen    1844   1905  
Hattis, 1863 1863 twin daughters of John R. & Harriet; no marker; probably buried here
Hattis, Arnold   9-5-1919   6-1983   (couldn't locate marker 3/2010)
Hattis, Dorothy Margaret 12-19-1936 12-19-1936 dau of Harry & Margaret; no marker; burial next to Joseph R. & Eva M. (grandparents)
Hattis, Eva M. Lynch 10-31-1871 12-30-1964 wife of Joseph R.; no marker
Hattis, Frank Elmer   10-1876   11-4-1973   Joint stone with Mable; son of John & Melissa; age 97
Hattis, Geraldine M. 6-5-1915 1-25-1921 dau of John E. & Nina (Parks)
Hattis, Harriet Melisa Mosher 3-5-1841 6-18-1925 wife of John R.; no marker
Hattis, Howard L. "Waldo" 12-1879 bef. 1885 son of John R. & Harriet; probably buried here; no marker
Hattis, James William "Will" 5-4-1864 1-23-1936 son of John R. and Harriet; no marker
Hattis, John R. 12-12-1838 4-12-1905 no marker; burial believed to be across the culvert in the first row all the way to the right
Hattis, Joseph R. 8-28-1865 4-11-1938 age 72; no marker
Hattis, Mable   1900   1919   Joint stone with Frank; nee Ritenburgh
Hattis, Vernon Ivan 11-30-1913 4-12-1914 son of John E. & Nina (Parks)
Hattis, William   1-23-1936 age 71; brother of Joseph, Waldo, & Frank
Holly, Emeline L.    1826   1882   Joint stone with Orson
Holly, George W.   1879   1944  
Holly, Harry   1891   1913  
Holly, Mary Tosh   7-14-1859   6-18-1921   d. Pontiac age 62; dau. of James Tosh & Ellen (Gaul)
Holly, Orson W.   7-28-1830   1-26-1911   Joint stone with Emeline L.; b. NY; d. Pewamo age 80; son of Chester W.
Holly, Ward J.   1856   1-12-1944   d. Pontiac age 87; son of Orson W. & Emaline
Hunt, Anna Tripp   6-13-1820   2-18-1905   joint stone with Nehemiah & Arvilla
Hunt, Arvilla   5-8-1845   4-8-1860   daughter of N.C.& A. Hunt, joint stone with Nehemiah & Anna
Hunt, Benjamin F.    5-10-1831   4-30-1901  
Hunt, Nehemiah C.    5-11-1818   1-20-1892   joint stone with Arvilla & Anna; Civil War - Co C 47th NY Inf
Hunt, Prudence   10-11-1827   1-10-1861   wife of Benjamin F.
Huntington, Forrest C.    11-25-1890 2 mos, 21 days, Son of C.E. & E.A. Huntington
Irish, Jane   1843   5-9-1907   age 63; nee Cowe
Irish, Welcome M.    1839   3-5-1913   d. Soldier's Home, Grand Rapids age 73; Civil War - Co D 9th Michigan Infantry
Keister, David   1838   4-16-1905   Father; Civil War - Co. K. 40 Ohio Inf; Large family stone on plot with names: Rice, Keister, Rich, Miller, Trask
Keister, J. Wesley    1866   1894   Large family stone on plot with names: Rice, Keister, Rich, Miller, Trask
Ludwick, Asa   3-26-1855   2-18-1895  
Ludwick, Blanche   8-18-1877   4-8-1884   daughter of A.W. & S.A. Ludwick
Ludwick, Mitta      
Ludwick, Sarah A.    1-23-1857   1-27-1899   wife of Asa
Marshall, Henry J.    8-10-1888 Aged 54, joint stone with Sally Ann
Marshall, Sally Ann    10-19-1810   2-24-1888   wife of Henry J., joint stone
Mather, Carrie   4-10-1873   5-5-1892  
Maxted, George W.    d. 7-8-1880 age 31 yrs 3 mo 18 days; son of William & Frances; also footstone "G.W.M."
Maxted?,   1848 1921 mother
McGowan, Maude   6-2-1875   3-15-1888   Amiable she won all, Intelligent she charmed all, Fervent she loved all, And dead she saddened all"
McGowan, Rosanna   1851   1933  
McGowan, Wickliff C.    1848   8-31-1928   age 80; Civil War - Co K 182nd OH Inf
McLoud, Henry   1835   1911  
McLoud, Huldah   1845   7-13-1915   age 68; nee: Shoemaker
Mells, Mary   4-11-1842   10-29-1903   wife of Thomas
Mells, Thomas   11-20-1839   12-11-1892  
Mosher, Benjamin   1-5-1823   10-26-1894   Father
Mosher, Mary A.   12-7-1827   2-13-1914 Wife of B. F.
Parks, Betsey   wife of S. W. Parks
Parks, Emily A. 8-3-1825 6-4-1901 b. OH; d. age 75 Pewamo; dau of Able & Liza (Carton) Leach of Scotland; no marker
Parks, S. W.  
Pennington, John   1831   1-31-1901   Civil War - Co D 12th MI Infantry
Pennington, Mary Matilda  10-16-1847   6-21-1911   age 63; wife of John; nee: Millis
Proctor, B. F.   10-22-1883 33 yr, 1 mo, 22 days
Proctor, May R.   6-6-1881 (marker could not be located 3/2010 - perhaps illegible side of Proctor marker)
Proctor, Nellie    1-13-1869   8-10-1891   no last name on stone. Identification by death records. Daughter of John and Mary M. Pennington
Proctor, Ray S. 9-19-1872 age 2 mo 27 days
Randolph, Blanch Clark    1867   1892   Wife of E. Randolph
Randolph, Eugene   1866   6-3-1903   age 38
Randoph, Joseph   Civil War - Sergt. Co. F, 13 Michigan Infantry
Rich, Alice (Keister)  9-22-1871   9-1-1901   Wife of Edward B. Rich, Large family stone on plot with names: Rice, Keister, Rich, Miller, Trask; d. Pewamo age 29-11-23; dau of David Keister & Elizabeth (Stratsberg)
Ritenburgh, James    1872   12-27-1945   age 73; Joint stone with Lucinda
Ritenburgh, Lucinda    1880   1962   Joint stone with James
Ritenburgh, Oscar A.   6-1-1913   7-3-1966   age 53; son of James & L.; Joint stone with Semmear
Ritenburgh, Semmear    1905   1965   Joint stone with Oscar
Robertson, Anna 1826   6-10-1859   Mother next to Father (Hugh); nee Eart; d. Lyons Twp.
Robertson, Eutencia Caroline 1854   2-1920   Joint stone with James H.
Robertson, Grace E.    1894   1989  
Robertson, Hugh    1818   8-1887   Father next to same kind of stone for Mother; d. North Dakota
Robertson, Hugh J.    4-12-1881   11-20-1965   Pvt Cas Det 15 Btry FA Spanish American War
Robertson, James H.    1844   5-9-1895   joint stone with Eutencia C.; Civil War - Co H 2nd MI Inf
Robinson, Catherine    8-24-1824   12-27-1907   d. age 83 Pewamo; next to same kind of stone for William; nee: Millis
Robinson, G  
Robinson, T.W.   11-28-1881 59 yr, 7 mo, 16 days
Robinson, William B.    10-8-1858   1-30-1919   d. Age 60 Pewamo; son of Thomas W.; next to same kind of stone for Catherine
Rosekrans, Almon   5-3-1817   11-10-1892  
Rosekrans, Caroline    9-28-1822   4-20-1898   wife of Almon
Rudd, Elizabeth Ann   3-9-1825   10-12-1916   d. age 91 Pewamo; nee: Coe
Rudd, Henry Alfred   8-26-1849   11-10-1912   d. age 63 Lake Co.; son of Wm H. & Elizabeth
Rudd, Maggie   1862   1883   Also Infant Dau., wife of H. A. Rudd
Rudd, Rosetta E.  1-16-1866   8-30-1902   d. age 36 Baldwin, MI; nee: Gerard
Rudd, W. Hunter   9-28-1810   3-21-1900  
Rudd, Wm Nelson   6-28-1847   5-7-1914   d. age 66
Searing, Ernie   10-11-1889 son of James & Dora, 21 mos.
Seaver, Mary E.   1863   1889   joint stone with Oscar W.
Seaver, Oscar W.   1859   2-10-1935 joint stone with Mary E.; d. Pompeii
Sherman, Isaac 3-15-1813   1-12-1884   no last name on marker. Name from census records*
Sherman, Olive 11-20-1851   5-5-1881   this stone lays alone by a tree, no family name - Identified through death records; daughter of Townsend and Catherine Robinson.
Sherman, Polly 4-8-1821   10-3-1892   no last name on marker. Name from census records*
Sherwood, Amos W.    12-29-1826   8-29-1895   Civil War - Captain Co I 86th NY Inf
Sherwood, Ann E.   1834   1910  
Shoemaker, Lydia Hoagland    3-14-1831 1897 no date on marker; nee: Allen
Shoemaker, Ryerson    3-29-1813   3-31-1911   no death date on marker; d. Age 98; son of John & Anna
Shoemaker, Sally   2-16-1815   2-20-1889   Wife of Rieason
Shumway, Celia L. & infant    1840   11-23-1882 wife of Jeremiah; age 41 yrs 5 mo 20 days; daughter of Hiram & Jane Harrison
Shumway, Emma C. 11-29-1860 1-1-1870 daughter of J & C.L.
Shumway, George   2-24-1873 2-28-1873 son of J & C.L.
Shumway, Jeremiah    8-11-1840?   12-23-1881(?)  
Shumway, John W.   11-27-1818   2-15-1905   86 yr, 2 mo, 18 days
Shumway, Matilda   4-6-1819   4-7-1895   wife of John W., 76 r, 1 day
Shumway, Wesley B.    11-28-1855   2-23-1870   son of J. W. & M.
Sprague, Mrs.   2-1912 No marker; could be the Charlotte (Sprague) Sparks (8/9/1826-2-11-1912) death cert says buried in Burke Cemetery, Carson City.
Stevens, Emmet H.    5-25-1887 37 yrs
Sunderlin, Lorenzo D. "Denny"   1851   7-10-1895 d. age 45; doctor
Sunderlin, Elizabeth A.    1827   1891   mother
Sunderlin, Eugene Aldrich    2-22-1848   3-13-1906   d. age 58 Detroit; b. NY; son of VanRensler & Eliz. (Bissell)
Sunderlin, Eveline Dawson    1853   1894   wife of L. D. Sunderlin
Sweeney, Wm. C.   3-10-1878 45 yrs, 4 mos, 17 days; Civil War - Corp. Co. L 2nd Mich Cav
Swindt, George L.    1857   1900  
Swindt, George Lewis    4-25-1895   2-28-1965   MI Sgt 315 Mtr Trans Rep Unit WWI
Swindt, John W.   1855   3-9-1944   d. age 89 St. Johns; son of Joseph & Mary A. (Reener)
Swindt, Joseph Rev.   5-1833   9-22-1903   d. age 70 Detroit
Swindt, Mary A.   1836   1923  
Swindt, Melvina E.    1857   1-1925   d. age 67
Swindt, Ruth   1891   1986  
Terwilliger, Josephine Stevens    1851   1939  
Tosh, Ellen   1817   1880   Joint stone with James
Tosh, James   9-23-1827   1911   Joint stone with Ellen; b. Scotland
Triphagen, Barnerd    3-9-1811   4-22-1888  
Triphagen, Emeline R.    8-20-1822   8-22-1887   wife of Barnerd
Triphagen, George V.    3-26-1887 37 yr, 2 mo, 4 days
Triphagen, Myron E.    9-8-1841   10-29-1863   Civil War - Co B 141st NY Inf
Valleau, Charles E.    4-18-1852   1-22-1915   d. age 62 Genesee Co.; son of C. W. & Sarah
Valleau, Cornelius W.    1822   1904  
Valleau, Sarah A.    1825   1909   Mother
Vance, Matie J. Chubb   3-13-1876 wife of Emmet W., passed to spirit life 3-13-1876, aged 21 yrs. 25 days.  "She is gone, angels greet her, Gone to join the seraph band Who are waiting now to meet her, In the glorious spirit land"
Wolfe, Sarah Hoagland    no date
Wood, Agnes   1-7-1880   10-15-1901
Wood, Jacob V. B.    4-3-1814 12-1-1899   
Woodbeck, John   1-1-1785   1-26-1891   Born in NY - joint stone with Polly Woodbeck & Morris Briggs
Woodbeck, Polly S.    7-6-1797   10-8-1880  Born in Delaware Co., NY, "Heaven is my home", joint stone with John Woodbeck & Morris Briggs
Worden, H. H.   1816   no date   joint stone with Juliaett
Worden, Juliaett J.    1820   1888   Wife of H. H., joint stone with H. H.

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Last update September 29, 2016