Saturday, May 28, 2011

Happy 143rd Memorial Day (1868)!

Memorial Day was first celebrated in 1868, and it has become a time to remember not just veterans and soldiers who sacrificed for our country, but other deceased family members as well.  To aid those visits this weekend, I present the following list:

Cemeteries Where Our Ancestors Are Buried


headstone for Stephen Robert Wells


Arizona
Scottsdale Green Acres
Wally & Anna Cramer
Idaho
Franklin
Clarissa Eastman
Elizabeth Fox
Lorenzo Lafayette & Annie Hatch
Rexburg
Hans & Mary Hegsted
Illinois
Nauvoo
Silas Tupper, Old Nauvoo Burial Grounds (no marker)
Hezekiah Hatch (no marker)
Wealthea Hatch (no marker)
Elizabeth Thompson (no marker)
Nicholas Welch (no marker)
Massachusetts
William Bradford and a number of early ancestors--haven't yet compiled details
Nebraska
Chester Cemetery
Joseph & Caroline Cramer
Hardy City Cemetery
Hiram & Mary Cramer
Superior--Evergreen Cemetery
George & Margaret Mendell
Winter Quarters
Elizabeth Haight Hatch (grave #278)
Pennsylvania
Sarah Miller
John & Sarah Cramer
Barnhart & Catherine Kreger
Utah
American Fork
Ebenezer & Agnes Hunter
William & Amy Hunter
Mary Bathgate Shelley
Bountiful
Orin & Maria Hatch
Ira Stearns Hatch
William & Jane Muir
William G. Thompson
Brigham City
David & Laura Peters
John & Eliza Welch (D & Center)
William & Laura Woodland
Farmington
Thomas Grover
Hannah Tupper (according to family, not cemetery records)
Loa
Hannah Tupper Grover
Logan
Daniel & Blanche Woodland
Lorenzo Hill & Sylvia Hatch
Mendon
Isaac & Mary Sorensen
Nicolai & Malena Sorensen
John & Eulalia Welch
North Morgan
Thomas & Elizabeth Grover
Martin & Adelgunda Heiner
Paradise
Henry & Emma Shaw
John & Ann Welch
Providence
Bertha Poulsen (spelled Paulsen)
Salt Lake City Cemetery
John & Catherine Cottam (255 N between Center and 1060 E)
John & Anna Cottam (255 N between Center and 1060 E)
James & Louisa Hooper (1040 E 330 N)
Clara Hunter  (455 N Main)
Clara James  (330 N. Center St.)
Sigvart & Josefine Jensen (1040 E 330 N)
Sigvart & Sarah Jensen (1040 E 330 N)
Elmer & Agnes Jensen (1040 E 330 N)
Charlotte & Henry Perkes (Grand Ave 1100 East)
Rebecca Rogers (275 N. Center St.)
Miles & Ellen Williams (1000 E 340 N)
Salt Lake—Wasatch Lawn
Fay Cramer  (Arlington section)
Victor & Hannah Hegsted  (Gilchrist section)
Scipio
Frank & Lottie Hatch
William & Maggie Hatch
St. George
Asa & Agnes Calkin (Asa AD 44-1, Agnes AD 44-5 WH)
Addison Everett  (AJ 199-6)
Schuyler & Rachel Everett  (AJ F-31-1)
Jane Thorne Golightly (AH 133-6 EH)
Ellis & Rachel Sanders (AJ 181-1)
George & Hannah Wells (C-28-4-2)
Saint George & Eliza Wells (AE 119-2)
Stephen & Annie Wells (AE 119-4)
Willard
Elizabeth Welch
John & Celia Woodland
Vermont
Briggs
Aldura Hatch

more info at www.findagrave.com
Happy cemetery visiting this weekend!

You're welcome.

2 comments:

  1. Anita, this is so great. Thank you.

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  2. ok, next year, memorial day, let's take a road trip to see ALL of the graves :)

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