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Republic Cemetery

Craig Township
Recorded by Wanda Morford in 1980

On Braytown Rd. which continues on from Patton Hollow Rd. 3.9 miles from State Rd. 56, is Republic Cemetery. The deed is recorded in Book 1, page 372 in the Recorder's Office at the Switzerland County, Courthouse.  It is dated February 20, 1841. There is no Town or Range mentioned in the deed.  It was given by John Anderson Senr. and his wife Jane, to David Trobridge, Nathan Lee, Benjamin Lamson, William Haskill and William Morgan. Trustees of the Republican Meeting House in Craig Township. In consideration for the faithful worship of God, and for the advancement of Religion and Moral and Religious instruction. It is described as being on the north side of the Port William and Versailles Road, on the line between John Anderson's land and the land belonging to Alexander B. Anderson.

There are no field stones. Many of the stones are flat on the ground, some almost completely covered by grass, making it appear there may be some that are completely covered and were not found by the compiler.

Adams
     Margaret S., dau. of J.A. & M.,   b. Mar. 6, 1854   d. Feb. 25, 1858

Anderson
     Alexr. B.,   d. Feb. 15, 1840  aged 28 y 8 m 18 d
     Ann, consort of Alexr. B.,  d. Apr. 10, 1845  aged 27 y 5 m 20 d
     John,  d. Jan. 20, 18(5)75  aged-----illegible, down
     Jane, wife of John,  d. Dec. 1, -----illegible, down
     Alexander B., son of John & Jane,   d. Dec. 17, 1840  aged 1 y 2 d
     Doris L., 1921-1921} same stone as Dorothy
     Dorothy E.,  1927-1927}
     Henrietta,  b. Dec. 8, 1824   d. Jun. 17, 1908 - down
     Hester O.,  b. Oct. 22, 1860   d. Jul. 14, 1863} next 4 names on same stone
     Sarah E. Lyons,  b. Jan. 30, 1855  d. Jul. 25, 1892}
     Eli A.,   b. Jun. 27, 1829  d. Sep. 16, 1880}
     Caroline, wife of E.A.,  b. Oct. 14, 1829   d. Aug. 20, 1906}
     Wm. H.,  b. Jul. 29, 1856  d. Jan. 19, 1936
     George M., son of James & Harriet,   b. Jan. 26, 1852  d. Feb. 21, 1858 - broken, down

Brooks
     Emma,   b. Jul. 29, 1872   d. Jun. 5, 1900
     Raymond L., son of  L. & O.  b. May 3, 1897   d. May 25, 1898  aged 1 y 22 d

Brown
     Oliver M.,   1863-1940} same stone as Mary
     Mary E.,  1866-1941}

Cowan
     James,   b. Apr. 15, 1815  d. Dec. 14, 1897 - down

Curry
     Henry C.,   b. Dec. 26, 1894  d. Dec. 24, 1928} same stone as Kate
     Kate, his wife,  b. Feb. 6, 1867   d. Nov. 15, 1950}
     Helen C. dau of H. & K.,  b. Jun. 1, 1905   d. Aug. 21, 1907 - metal
     Olive Columbine,  infant of H. & K.,  b. Dec. 3, 1899   d. Apr. 8, 1901 - metal

Davison
     George Sr.,   b. Nov. 26, 1774   d. Nov. 26, 1857  - down
     Sarah, wife of George,   March 3, 1865
     Archelaus S.,   b.  Dec. 22, 1822   d.  Feb. 2, 1841 - down

Detraz
     Lewis,   b. Feb. 11, 1809   d. Feb. 4, 1884
     Malinda, wife of Lewis,   b.  May 13, 1818   d. May 18, 1876
     Mary Elizabeth, dau. of Lewis & Malinda   d. Oct. 1, 1855  d. Dec. 10, 1861
     James,  b. Jul. 27, 1843   d. Jul. 17, 1906} same stone as Sarah
     Sarah O.,  his wife,  d. Apr. 28, 1847   d. Jun. 5, 1929}
     Isaac, son of James & Sarah O.,   b. Oct. 8, 1877   d. May 10, 1895
     Joseph,  b. May 11, 1848  d. Jun. 18, 1848
     Nina O. Hart, wife of Jacob L.,  b. Jan. 31, 1869   d. Jun. 7, 1897
     Ida,  dau. of J. & Olive,  b. Sep. 12, 1876   d. Nov. 14, 1897
     Margaret S.,   1872-1958} same stone as William H.
     William H.,  1874-1948}
     Golda M.,  b. Mar. 6, 1907   d. Aug. 5, 1907
     Anna L.,   b. Jan. 21, 1903   d. Apr. 30, 1903

Harlow
     Charles   1919-1919} same stone as Norma
     Norma  1931-1931}

Harper
     Joseph H.,  b. Sep. 1, 1843   d. Jun. 15, 1913} same stone as Isabel
     Isabel,   b. Jun. 10, 1847   d. Jan. 28, 1929}
     Jesse,  b. Jun. 28, 1881   d. Jul. 1, 1905} same stone as Marven
     Marven D.,  son of Jesse & Ella,  d. Jan. 25, 1904  aged 10 m
     Edgar,  b. Mar. 12, 1886   d. Feb. 2, 1908

Haskell
     Mary A.,   1870-1962} same stone as John
     John W.,   1871-1930}

Lee
     Nancy.,   d. Apr. 5, 1857  aged---broken here} single stone-down
     Nathan.,   d. Nov. 6, 1857  aged  aged 68 y 22 d
     William A.,  Infant son of Jackson & Elizabeth J.,   d. Aug. 12, 1850  aged 3 y 8 m 6 d -down
     Clarinda, wife of John,   d. Apr. 5, 1847   aged 23 y 25 - down

Madary
     Margaret H.,  1868-1943} same stone as George
     George,  1848-1948}

Meder
     Jane,  b. Aug. 21, 1776   d.  Jul. 19, 1849

Peters
     Bertha, wife of Thomas S.,   b. Sep. 16, 1876   d.  Oct. 11, 1908
     Mittie Anderson, wife of Harry G.,   b. Jan. 27, 1888   d. Jun. 11, 1911
     Samuel R.,  b. Oct. 20, 1839  d. Dec. 24, 1915   Co. G. 139 Regt. Ind. Vol. Inf.} same stone as Mary A.
     Mary A.,  b.  Feb. 24, 1843   d. Mar. 25, 1929}

 Phillips
     Margaret Catherine, wife of Presley G.,   d. Jun. 23, 1848  in the 23rd y - down

Trowbridge
     David,   d. Nov. 23, 1887   aged 87 y 11 m
     Hannah, wife of D.,   d. Feb. 2, 1881  aged 67 y 11 m 11 d
     David L.,  son of D. & H.,   b. Jun. 3, 1850  d. Apr. 2, 1850 ??
     Harriet, dau. of D. & H.,  d. Mar. 29, 1871  aged 21 y 7 m 17 d
     Maria F.,   b. Dec. 12, 1843   d. Jul. 20, 1864