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Mount Olive Cemetery
Norton County


Mount Olive Cemetery is located in eastern Norton County.

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Surname Given Names Birth Date Death Date Inscription Other information
Aldrich Clarence 1/1/1875 6/21/1945 Brother; Son of Emma & Cyrus  
Aldrich Cyrus   2/26/1906 QM Sgt Co E 1 Wis Cav  
Aldrich Emma G. 1/14/1847 7/1/1926 Mother; Wife of Cyrus  
Allen Ida Bell   10/25/1904 Aged 31y. 1m. 2d.; Wife of J. H.; Safely Anchored  
Altman Andrew   7/28/1887 Aged 63y. 7m. 16d.  
Altman Elizabeth   5/27/1889 Aged 57ys.; Wife of A. Altman  
Altman Lusinda A.   5/16/1888 Aged 29y. 21d.; Daughter of A. & E.  
Altman Mary Z.   1/31/1898 Aged 27y. 3m. 11d.  
Bailey Bessie   6/16/1896 Aged 39y. 7m. 2d.; Wife of Frank H. Baily; At rest  
Bennett Charley 2/2/1874 12/8/1933   Same stone as Eliza Bennett.
Bennett Clarence E. 1896 1918   Same stone as Clyde Bennett.
Bennett Clyde W. 1895 1905   Same stone as Clarence Bennett. Also a broken limestone vernacular marker
Bennett Eliza 8/3/1872 2/6/1935   Same stone as Charley Bennett.
Bennett Francis J. 6/28/1913 11/1/1913    
Bennett Israel L. 3/28/1839 1/4/1920 Cpl Co B 116 Ind Vol Inf  
Bennett Mary   1/17/1917   Vernacular marker.
Birkholz Infant   6/23/1898 Aged one hour; Daughter of W. A. & Martha  
Blaine Rebecca Jay   2/12/1885 Aged 29y. 4m. 6d.; Wife of G. W.  
Breathouwer Ethel E. (Eli) 1890 1910 Precious Memories Same stone as her sister Alice V. Eli. Daughter of George W. and Marietta (Short) Eli. This marker is not contemporary to the deaths.
Campbell Matilda M. 1889 1960   Mortuary marker.
Campbell William H. 1908 1973   Same stone as Winifred Campbell.
Campbell Winifred M. 1913 1986   Same stone as William Campbell.
Eli Alice V. 1898 1910 Precious Memories Same stone as her sister Ethel E. (Eli) Breathouwer. Daughter of George W. and Marietta (Short) Eli. This marker is not contemporary to the deaths.
Eli Elizabeth J.   2/26/1893 Aged 60y. 1m. 15d.; In memoriam  
Eli George P. 1895 1962 Precious Memories  
Eli George W. 1863 1935 Precious Memories Same stone as Marietta Eli.
Eli Marietta (Short) 1871 1945 Precious Memories Same stone as George W. Eli.
Eli Mary E. 11/11/1861 3/31/1923 Rest, sister, rest in quiet sleep while friends in sorrow o'er thee weep. This marker includes a ceramic portrait.
Eli Phillip Eugene 1922 1923   Mortuary marker.
Gesford Nancy   1/22/1893 Aged 97y. 28d.; Wife of Joshua Gesford; Formerly wife of Thomas Hamilton  
Gibson Virgil   2/23/1892 Aged 1y. 1m. 26ds.  
Glenn Bell 9/2/1880 12/4/1913    
Glenn Benj. F. 5/19/1868 4/16/1917    
Glenn Earl 1/23/1910 1/11/1921    
Grapenthin Paul 12/22/1871 7/30/1886    
Harper Abigail 1848 1928 His wife; Asleep in Jesus Same stone as Thomas Harper.
Harper James O. 1906 1932    
Harper Lillie M. 1879 1946   Same stone as Perry Harper.
Harper Minnie L . 1900 1917    
Harper Perry A. 1874 1945   Same stone as Lillie Harper.
Harper Thomas  W. 1846 1936 Asleep in Jesus. Same stone as Abigail Harper. Also military marker: Corp. Co. H 43 Mo. Inf.
Hays Andrew 1911 1913    
Hays Marion C. 1859 1935   Same stone as Pearl Hays.
Hays Pearl W. 1880 1943   Same stone as Marion Hays.
Howell Frank M. 1867 1933    
Howell John   1897    
Karnopp J. Eldon 7/29/1921 6/30/1996 Our child Shila; Wed July 23, 1943 Same stone as Madge Karnopp. In the center of the marker is an engraved Appaloosa with "Cherokee" inscribed below.
Karnopp Madge D. (Stewart) 11/17/1914 5/24/1993 Our child Shila; Wed July 23, 1943 Same stone as J. Eldon Karnopp. In the center of the marker is an engraved Appaloosa with "Cherokee" inscribed below.
Koch John 4/22/1833 3/1/1909    
Larreau Louisa M. (Higgins) 6/24/1878 6/14/1972   Grave was unmarked on 4 Sept. 2011. Obit
Maynes Joseph Henry   3/28/1886 Aged 10m. 15ds.; Son of S. & M.  
McFarland Martin V. 1/25/1835 10/9/1914   Same stone as Mary McFarland.
McFarland Mary J. 12/4/1837 5/2/1926 His wife Same stone as Martin McFarland.
McHone Anna   1/28/1893 Aged 42y. 7m. 22d.; Wife of N. McHone  
Morris Josephine 1868 1890    
Morris Susan M.   5/6/1917 Aged 76y. 1m. 1d.; Wife of Thomas G. Morris.  
Morris T. G.   10/18/1914 Aged 79y. 1m. 27d.  
Morris William L. 1865 1916    
Palmer John G. 6/9/1823   Aged 75y. 3m. 4d. Born in [illegible], Eng. Same stone as Mary Palmer.
Palmer Mary 11/8/1827 2/5/1887 Born in Leicestershire, Eng. Same stone as John G. Palmer.
Pratt Alfred   1/10/1889 Aged 9m.; Children of W. M. & E. J. Same stone as Rosalee Pratt.
Pratt Rosalee   11/28/1888 Aged 13y. 1m. 7ds.; Children of W. M. & E. J.  
Reeves James     Co. E 57 Ind. Inf.  
Robb Mary J.   7/28/1886 Aged 60y. 3m. 13d.; Wife of J. L.  
Robb Sherman G.   12/22/1887 Aged 22y. 2m. 28d.  
Roeder Augusta   10/1/1891 Aged 36y. 3m. 17ds.; Wife of Wm. Roeder Same stone as Christina A. Roeder.
Roeder Carl J.   12/26/1893 Aged 6 days; Children of A. H. & A. E. Same stone as Oscar Roeder.
Roeder Christina A.   5/3/1890 Aged 6y. 2m.; Daughter of Wm. & A. Same stone as Augusta Roeder.
Roeder Christina L. 12/21/1819 2/22/1909 I am the Resurrection and the Life Same stone as F. F. Roeder.
Roeder F. F. 3/22/1821 4/23/1913 I am the Resurrection and the Life Same stone as Christina L. Roeder.
Roeder Harold 4/16/1912 4/21/1912 Infant sons of Mr. & Mrs. F. W. Roeder Same stone as Wilfred Roeder.
Roeder Oscar A.   3/27/1901 Aged 1m. 15d.; Children of A. H. & A. E. Same stone as Carl Roeder.
Roeder Wilfred 3/1/1911 3/5/1911 Infant sons of Mr. & Mrs. F. W. Roeder Same stone as Harold Roeder.
Runkle Absalom 1864 1918    
Sanders Samuel A. 10/20/1852 3/23/1905    
Schesser Albert 1875 1911   Same stone as Louisa Schesser.
Schesser Bertha   8/28/1895 Aged 4m. 29ds. Same stone as Guy and Infant Schesser. On 4 September 2011, this marker was off the base.
Schesser Caroline 1852 1924 His wife Same stone as John A. Schesser.
Schesser Caroline Mable   12/26/1898 Aged 1y. 10m. 6d.; Daughter of L. S. & A. T.  
Schesser Caroline P.   5/11/1892 Aged 1 day; Daughter of J. V. & E. C.  
Schesser Elizabeth C. 12/9/1874 6/17/1892 Aged 17y. 6m. 8d.; Wife of J. V.  
Schesser Elta O. 4/22/1919 6/28/1919   This marker contains a ceramic portrait.
Schesser Guy C.   8/27/1907 Aged 11y. 8m. 19d.; Son of S. & P. L. Same stone as Bertha and Infant Shesser. On 4 September 2011, this marker was off the base.
Schesser Infant   7/28/1902 Aged 26 days Same stone as Bertha and Guy Shesser. On 4 September 2011, this marker was off the base.
Schesser John A. 1841 1918   Same stone as Caroline (b. 1832) Schesser.
Schesser Louisa 1878 1972   Same stone as Albert Schesser.
Schesser Orland E. 8/21/1896 10/12/1918 34 Co. 164 Db. B. E.; At rest This marker contains a ceramic portrait.
Schmidt Katie Bertha 5/11/1886 3/19/1906 Daughter of Wilhelm & Marie  
Scott James H.     Co. H. 23 Mo. Inf.  
Sharp     1898   Broken limestone vernacular marker.
Short Mary 6/7/1842 7/19/1927 His wife Same stone as Philip Short.
Short Philip 7/12/1828 6/28/1910   Same stone as Mary Short.
Smith Uri J. 4/7/1889 8/22/1890 Son of H. A. & M. L.; Budded on earth to bloom in Heaven.  
Stewart Grace Belle 6/25/1875 12/5/1926 His wife Same stone as John W. Stewart.
Stewart Infant 11/25/1898 1/22/1899 Son of J. W. & G. B.; Aged 1 mo. 27 ds.  
Stewart John Wesley 6/6/1875 6/18/1958   Same stone as Grace Belle Stewart.
Suhr Johanna 10/6/1845 8/25/1925   Same stone as Rev. C. Suhr.
Suhr Rev. C. 3/15/1839 3/8/1906   Same stone as Johanna Suhr.
Taylor Charles 4/22/1827 2/21/1904   Same stone as Harriett Taylor. This marker is not contemporary to the death date.
Taylor Eli J. 7/22/1860 10/29/1938    
Taylor Floyd E. 9/2/1898 2/20/1899 Son of M. & E.  
Taylor George O. 5/22/1856 4/13/1950    
Taylor Harriett 11/18/1827 10/23/1913   Same stone as Charles Taylor. This marker is not contemporary to the death date.
Taylor Jonathan 4/28/1858 1/25/1938   It is impossible to discern whether the middle initial is an A or a C - one was inscribed first then the other inscribed over the top.
Thompson Infant Son 7/28/1884 7/28/1884 Children of J. R. & M. B. Same stone as Lulu Thompson.
Thompson Jessie A. 8/18/1884 3/1/1888 Aged 3y. 3m. 11d.; Son of J. N. & L.  
Thompson Lulu M.   12/22/1885 Aged 3y. 4m. 23d. Children of J. R. & M. B. Same stone as Infant Thompson.
Wachendorfer       May the souls of the faithful departed
throught the mercy of God rest in peace.
No other inscription.
Waters Clara C. 12/15/1851 8/2/1899    
Waters Joseph W.   1/29/1896 Aged 49y. 4m. 14d.; Gone but not forgotten  
White Thomas 9/12/1863 8/18/1909    

Contributor: Site-owner, transcribed and photographed 04 September 2011.

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