Oakdale Cem. -- Lake Co. ILGenWeb
OAKDALE CEMETERY





Wadsworth, Newport Twp., Illinois on 9th Street, appr. 1/2 mile west of Greenbay Rd,  just east of RR tracks.  The cemetery is in a peaceful, rural area.  It is fenced, has trees, and is well taken care of.

Walked and transcribed by Sharlet Bigham LaBarbera August 3 and Aug 10, 1999.  Thank You, Sharlet! 

ROW 1  l-r  starting at the northwest corner of the cemetery.

SALBERG, Paul F   1904  1982
Therese Hansen   1903  1991

FAULKNER, Mary   1834  1911  Mother

FAULKNER, Henry   1827  1906  Father

FAULKNER, Luella   1859  1879  Sister

2 stones

HANSEN, Minnie M   1909  1993
James M    1910  1983
Married 6-30-1931

MADSEN, Lillian Beiser  6-3-1918 blank as of 8-3-1999

REYNOLDS, Donald C  9-5-1924 4-4-1995
Connie B    5-5-1923 blank as of 8-3-1999

SAUNDERS, William    1884  1955  "My Beloved One"

GORDA, Tony G   1884  1947

JOHNSON, Nels   1855  1933  Uncle

ANDERSON, Louisa   1856  1901  Mother

ROW 2  l-r

HANSEN, Henry C   1874  1939  Father
Anna M    1883  1946  Mother

HANSEN, Henry C   1932  1953  "In Gods Care"

HANSEN, Jon Andrew  1961  1961  "We miss you little one"

The next 5 FAULKNER stones are all identical.
Mary J     1856  1913

John H     1854  1926

FAULKNER, John H   This is the tall stone that is for the 5 stones that go together.

Edith P     1888  1919

FAULKNER, Frank H   2-14-1883 8-8-1955

FAULKNER, Margaret M  6-8-1888 4-12-1958

ELIASON, Miriam H   1890  1995
Taylor W    1885  1970

ELIASON, William L   1883  1966

SCHULTZ, Katherine   1902  1988
Fred     1894  1981  Veteran of WW I

ROW 3  l-r

BROWN, S P      9-20-1888 aged 78 yrs
Ada E       12-27-1881? aged 77 yrs

BROWN, Dennis H     3-13-1865 Co. I 153 Vols.

BUSICK, Ada Newell   1877  1950

NEWELL, T Lyman   1838  1925
Co. I 33rd?  Wis Vol.1861-1864

BROWN, Melvina A     4-23-1891 aged 44 yrs
Wife of T Lyman NEWELL

BROWN, Homer James   1889  1892
BROWN, Frank Leroy   1882  1892
Sons of O B and GG Brown

BROWN, Flora     3-12-1881 20y 11m
Dau of N O and E A

BROWN, Frank     12-25-1878 20y 9m 6d
Son of N O and E A

BROWN, Bishop N
Son of N O and P A     7-3-1853 6y 6m

BROWN, Shop N
Son of -- and - P     1-3-1853

MELVILLE, John     3-12-1862/1863
Elizabeth      11-11-1856 67 yrs

HOWE, Etta M     9-9-1903 aged 37 yrs.
Wife of J F PALMERTON

PALMERTON, John F  1869  1940  Father

SPRAGUE, Ireva M   6-6-1890 7-13-1968 Mother

SPRAGUE, James M   2-18-1894 12-1-1967

SHAFFER, Kenneth C   1913  1965

STAM, Helen Stam   1929  1985  "In God's Care"

BURT, Ira W    1901  1986  Father
Daisy D    1904  1978  Mother

JONES, Marjorie Burt   1924  1976  "Loved and Loving"

Rachel  wife of Lvin Tru---  no other info  stone is broken and chipped

ROW 4  l-r

CORRIS, Allie I     1-15-1886 aged 28 yrs
Wife of A C Corris
John       12-28-1875 55 yrs
Margaret C      2-17-1894 77 yrs

can't read but same type stone as POPE stone

POPE       ?-2-1862

MELVILLE, George     1881
Infant son of W & M Melville

MELVILLE, Catherine   1808  1881
Benjamin    1813  1892

WILLIAMSON, John   1839  1919
Racheal, his wife   1841  1881
Elizabeth    1878  1879
Annie     1880  1881

MELVILLE, Henry   8-17-1829 2-15-1904

MELVILLE, Moses   3-11-1844 7-28-1917

ANDERSON, Robert E  1899  1984
Ruth E     1902  1983

RUTLEDGE, May L   11-20-1874 2-19-1908
Wife of Elmer HOWE

HOWE, Esther C   2-5-1905/6 3-26-1908

BURT, Richard J     1933  Son

GRIFFIN, W. Ray     1891
Ada     1891  1948
Ella     1896  1932

LARSEN, Winifred Laesso  5-30-1899 3-12-1974
These stones also have L an A with an E attached a diagonal line through the O
and it says LAESSOE
LARSEN, Leonard Laesso  7-8-1902 12-10-1984

ROW 5  l-r

CORRIS, Albert C   1851  1913  Father
Laura L    1859  1952  Mother

CORRIS, William A   1894  1985
Mildred A    1906  blank as of 8-3-1999

FRANK FORMAN CHILDREN
Wayne E    1888  1890
Lee R     1893  1893
Milton B    1895  1895
Irene A     1896  1896
Gladys G    1898  1898

MELVILLE, Lyle H     6-17-1899 2y 11m 2d

MELVILLE, Iva   8-29-1892 10-31-1892
Dau of Herbert and Emma

MELVILLE, Irving   9-1-1884 6-13-1896

MELVILLE, William J   3-27-1849 1-18-1902 Father

MELVILLE, Mary Ann  11-1-1854 4-23-1940 Mother

LILLEY, Anna M   9-28-1867 11-6-1947 Mother
John P     5-19-1860 8-15-1936 Father

EYRE, Maria Lilley   9-12-1837 4-5-1884

BANECK, Elmer W   1904  1928
Richard W    1878  1953  Father
Helene M    1880  1970  Mother

LARSEN, Helga A   1868  1948  Mother

LARSEN, Peter L   1864  1935  Father

LARSEN, Louis T   11-18-1904 4-25-1923

LARSEN, Louisa M
Dau of P and H        6/8-4-1901 1y 11m

ROW 6  l-r

REYNOLDS, George   1852  1942
Eliza, his wife    1852  1925

GRIFFIN, Harriet   1823  1900
John     1804  1876

Libbie S

WILSON, Libbie S     1-2-1885
Wife of H L Wilson

MITCHELL, William    10-5-1816 9-26-1890

DAVIS, Grant    7-30-1901 4-12-1987 Father
Gladys M    8-2-1903 10-16-1968 Mother
Morrie     7-23-1928 blank   Son

GRIFFEN, Ida    1868  1937
Henry     1859  1893

GRIFFIEN, Henry   3-17-1859 5-25-1893

BENNETT, Charles W   1901  1969
Alice M    1906  1956

BENNETT, Lewis G   1860  1950
Lela D     1876  1970

BENNETT, Jay B   1870  1947
Retta     1870  1959

BENNETT, Wayne
Son of J B and ?   4-15-1886/96 7-3-1887/97

OSBORN, Amos   5-27-1774 4-25-1852
Hannah, his wife   8-27-1773 10-23-1853
Andrew, their son     8-29-1880 aged 81 yrs
Erected under the will of Ersita C OSBORNE

Deforest, C/G    5-5-1806 8-15-1888

ROW 7  l-r

WILLBY, Robert   10-7-1822 1-1-1905 Father
Ann, his beloved wife   8-5-1825 5-28-1905 Mother

WILSON, John Robert  3-19-1917 5-2-1971
IL Cpl. U S Army  WWII

SHAW, Laura      1-25-1873 73y 4m 8d
Wife of Wm. B SHAW

SHAW, William B     12-30-1880 80y  3m 10d

SHAW, Dau of W B and L
Laura Sophrona     11-30-1873 49y 3d

ROBERTS, George   2-21-1846 4-27-1922

HAMILTON, Olive Roberts  9-7-1877 2-17-1947

ROBERTS, Frances Day  10-21-1837 2-27-1922

DAY, Olive C Giles     12-28-1864 60y 8m

DAY, Samuel W     6-6-1864 32? y 6m

MOORE, Stirling  dates below ground

MOORE, Orilla     2-28-1879 60y 5m
Wife of Fred Moore
Alfred     9-23-1819 12-15-1898
William     5-22-1809 12-12-1893

BUTLER, G A      5-23-1851

FORMAN, Gustof a     8-7-1898 45y  2m
Agnes E      2-2-1941 84y  4m
Our Children
Oscar J       1-30-1890 10y  3m
Elsie A       2-16-1890 6y  3m

ROW 8  l-r  now on the west side of road in the cem.

NEWELL, Frank L   1878  1968  Father
Margaret    1885  1971  Mother

NEWELL, Una E   1920  1923

O'CONNER, Dau.'s of James and Margaret
Maureen    1933  1934
Una Mae    1932  1932

NEWELL, Timothy Dudley  1883  1959

NEWELL, Maude Agnes  1887  1966

NEWELL, Laverne E Bartholic  1907  1984
Beloved Mother of James  and Ginger

VANTREECK, James F  1926  blank as of 8-10-1999
Beloved son of Laverne BARTHOLIC

SCOTT, Walter William  1-8-1901 4-24-1916

SCOTT, Charlotte G   1873  1948  Mother
W William T    1870  1949  Father

BENNETT, Gilbert   3-6-1823 3-1-1906
Mary, his wife    12-31-1827 7-13-1920

SMITH, Walter J   12-17-1877 10-1-1944

SMITH, Litta F   4-5-1882 12-16-1971

BAGON, Dr. Milton     2-18-1858 age 43  broken stone

FERRY, William B   1852  1929  Father
Martha S    1856  1943  Mother
SMITH, Lillia Ferry   1850  1918
Adelbert W    1846  1919

velyn B     unreadable

FERRY, A? B      1-24-1818 33y  7m

RICHARDS, Wilhelmina Ferry  1885  1948

FERRY, Lauar L   1888  1963
Ray W     1882  1967

FERRY, Julia E   12-6-1849 9-20-1931 Mother
Dexter A    7-11-1847 3-13-1932 Father

FERRY, Enos D     1-28-1880 66 yrs
S  Anelia, wife of Enos     10-26-1893 68 yrs
FERRY, Asher      9-7-???? 60 yrs
Asentha      1-3-1871 80 yrs

ROW 9  l-r

STEWART, Grove   1879  1966
Belle     1879  1952

Lloyd     no other info

Edna     no other info

Ruth     no other info

GILLINGS, William D     4-20-underground

GILLINGS, William D   9-25-1822 12-28-1898
Elizabeth, wife of Wm.     4-15-1865 33 yrs

WIEDHOFF, Charles J  1863  1902
Ellen Caine     1838  1910  Mother

WIEDHOFF, Bernise L    8-15-1899 7m 15d

WILSON, Harry S   8-1-1923 12-12-1986

WILSON, Alice B   8-30-1923 1-12-1980

STARR, Dau of Lyman and Sarah
Sarah E      12-8-1863 28y 13d
Lucy M      6-16-1850
Cyntha       9-12-1846
broken       3-23-1871 66y 8m 25d
STARR, Sarah        70y 5m 9d

BARRON, Walter B   1882  1974  Father

SCHRADER, Pearl W   1912  1978  Mother

Our Louis      8-2-1862 7y 6m

WILLIAMS, Margaret E  10-10-1891 2-20-1967
Daniel A    9-15-1892 blank as of 8-10-1999
WW I

CONNELL, William B   1842  1886  Father
Mary Ann    1844  1923  Mother

CONNELL, Anson E   1872  1890  Son

Another stone for the Connell's
CONNELL, William B   1842  18880
Mary A    1844  1923
Anson     1872  1880

CONNELL, Grace C   1873  1957  Wife
George W    1869  1930  Husband

GIBSON, Verna A   1905  1969  Mother
Robert I    1895  1985  Father
Married Oct. 16, 1932

Row 10 l-r

(next 12 stones all match with the 13th being a big one)

SIVER, John Archie   1858  1919

SIVER, Margaret King   1853  1930

STEWART, Russell C   1842  1917

STEWART, Mary S   1846  1932

SIVER, Isaac    1824  1895

SIVER, Margaret   1829  1900

SIVER, Ora M    1869  1869

SIVER, George A   1853  1933

SIVER, Eva C    1863  1915

Tall stone that says SIVER

SIVER, Melinda   1876  1915

SIVER, W Hart   1872  1967

SIVER, Issac L   1868  1952
Clarrisa D    1867  1945

SIVER, Harrison  IRL     6-13-1896  7y 4m 10d
Son of H F/E and H M

SIVER, Harriet M     5-6-1901 3y 4m 17d
Dau of H F

SIVER, Harrison F   1864  1931

SIVER, Leroy    6-11-1904 6-13-1904
Son of H F and M E

HAWES, Harry   March 1862 Feb 1898

Martha B    no dates
consort of Hiram Clements

CLEMENTS, Henry     10-15-1849 14 or 74y 11m

stone says Father

Polly thru Albert all on one stone

WASHBURN, Polly   1-27-1813 12-31-1888
Wife of J M
James M Washburn   11-15-1807 5-11-1893
Edward W      11-26-1851 18y  5m
Son of J M
Ella J       8-13-1878 30y 9m  9d
Dau. of J M and P
Albert       1-15-1862 19y 9m 10d
Dedicated to the memory of Albert Washburn.  In the war for the Union and he/be
buried in southern soil.

WASHBURN, Edward W    Oct. 185- aged 17 yrs

WASHBURN, Henry W  5-24-1853 10-17-1934

WASHBURN, Eva R   1-3-1860 12-21-1939

WASHBURN, Stella     11-25-1893
Dau of H W and E R

WASHBURN, Sarah Ann    11-9-1855
Dau of -- and A

DAY, Ann A      11-26-1858 56 yrs
Wife of U R Day

ROW 11  l-r

SIVER, Marie E   1871  1950

SIVER, Chillion F   1862  1948

SIVER, Catherine   1869  1901

SIVER, Cecelia B   1871  1948
Eliza Pitt    1866  1947

SIVER, Inez    1895  1973

WADDELL, William T   1854  1944  Father
Carrie E    1860  1950  Mother

WADDELL, Mary A   8-28-1830 10-19-1904

SHAW, Herman   1-22-1849 11-22-1907
Emma J    6-23-1855 3-13-1906

MEIVES, Media   1886  1970

Jackson's all on one stone
JACKSON, James E     12-19-1880 19y 2m 15d
THOMAS      12-16-1864 75y  9m 10d
MARY       3-31-1865 60y 5m 10d
-OONN hard to read     3-16-1854 16y 6m 8d

GENETT, Ann    no dates
WH--Y, Henry  Don't know if Genett is a last name or middle name.

Knox's all on one stone
KNOX, David       4-1-1889 85? y 10m18d
Anna       4-19-1852 10 or 19 yrs
James     dates too worn to read
Ann Elisa      5-25-187-
Hellen        7-4-184- 19 yrs
Mary E       11-3-1851 19yrs

KNOX, Anne      5-25-1878/73 66y 5m 21d
Wife of Avid Knox

Father

JEFFRIES, Juanita Murphy  11-17-1918 5-25-1979

JEFFRIES, Harry R   11-21-1912 2-18-1995

ROW 12  l-r

SKINNER, Lee H   1888  1977  Father
Marion T    1906  1993  Mother

YOUNG, --bert     4-27-1860 aged 37 yrs
The stone is broken.  Looks like it might say Albert.  The top of the stone is
broken off and propped up against the remainder of the stone.  On the broken
part is the name Mary.

ALCOCK, Elsie H   12-26-1880 1-2-1942 Mother

next 3 stones are identical
SKINNER, Henry   2-19-1860 12-20-1913 Father
Margaret    3-1-1855 4-8-1942 Mother

ALCOCK, Wesley   1906  1917

SKINNER, Dorothy   1922  1922

stone

CHRISTENSEN, Vera L  12-12-1894 1-12-1919
Wife of Gustave

DENSMORE, James J   1868  1946
Carrie L    1868  1943

SIVER, Donald F   1910  1944  Father

LASHWAY, Margaret Siver  1912  1985  Mother

STARR, Lucius L   1842  1924
Elizabeth, his wife   1840  1910
Lucy, dau.    1875  1916

GERMER, Jerry N   3-22-1931 1-2-1997 US ARMY

ROW 13  l-r

WALLACE, John N   1910  1962
Catherine    1909  1995

NEMRY, Jane    1840  1921  Mother

HOLTZ, Amy A   1865  1960  Daughter

AMES, Alvan M     4-2-1866
Co K  12th? IL  CAL  VOL.      E. 20y 9m

STEWART, Lee "Bud"   12-13-1912 2-18-1970

STEWART, Lorenzo   1874  1941  Father
Kittie     1884  1951  Mother

SIVER, Robert G   2-11-1924 12-17-1978
Donna M    5-15-1923 blank as of 8-10-1999

SIVER, Doris E   3-3-1898 3-12-1996 Mother
Warren G    4-14-1896 2-16-1970 Father

SIVER, Jeanette M   1897  1960
Avery H    1900  1973

SIVER, Janet Davis   1913  1966

BLIM, Mary Ellen   8-20-1864 7-11-1934 Mother

McGULPIN, Mae Blossom  5-4-1922 7-28-1928 Granddaughter

BLIM, John Phillip   6-8-1856 3-19-1933 Father

PINCOMBE, John   1833  1912
Elizabeth    1840  1923

PINCOMBE, John   no dates
Co F 153 IL INF

PINCOMBE, Ida F     3-2-18-- 7m 2d
Dau of John and Elizabeth

PINCOMBE, Julia E   no dates
Dau of J and E

WOLCIT, Eleanor L     9-24-1877 E. 75 yrs
Wife of Orin M Wolcit

ROW 14  l-r

CONNELL, Margaret E  1869  1948  Mother
John R     1869  1939  Father

CONNELL, John R   1912  1976  Son

CONNELL, William D   1895  1950  Father
Sarah F    1898  1987  Mother

JOHNSON, James   1914  blank as of 8-10-1999
Pearl     1918  blank as of 8-10-1999

BAUER, Herman W   1891  1959  Father
Dorothea M    1892  1966  Mother

BARRON, Florence D   10-4-1921 3-27-1980
Walter L    6-13-1917 11-9-1996

SHAFER, John    1899  1986
Ellen     1900  1995

CONNELL, George F   1908  1987  Father
Louise     1909  1991  Mother
Married 3-23-1933

McCRAKEN, Fred L   1880  1952
Mabelle    1881  1969

BENNETT, Lewis B   1890  1969  Father
Mildred C    1889  1966  Mother

FERRY, Evelyn Burr   1898  1979
Paul Forman    1898  1978

FERRY, Katherine Forman  1878  1918
Charles Dexter    1873  1963

FERRY, Leland D   1896  1952

HEADLEE, Clarence P  1889  1978

HEADLEE, Madge K   1887  1963

HEADLEE, Dorothy Jane  1913  1953

ROW 15  l-r

JOHNSON , Nils   1872  1937

JOHNSON, Louise   1890  1960
Sam     1885  1962

JOHNSON, Fred A   1924  1977
Dorothy L    1922  blank as of 8-10-1999

JOHNSON, Elsa M   1893  1970
Anton     1889  1976

JOHNSON, Alida   1883  1942

BENNETT, S Grant   1863  1946
Jessie M    1866  1946

BENNETT, Olive E   1887  1976
Sidney G    1891  1952

VENNING, John    12-24-1887 3-9-1946 IL  CPL  52 INF  6 DIV

SIEVERT, Mabel M   2-19-1882 10-27-1959

YOUNG, Donald B   9-14-1918 2-6-1972 IL  PHM 3  US NAVY  WW II

next 4 stones are identical

POLZIN, Fred A   6-19-1897 8-30-1956

POLZIN, Evelyn L   3-7-1906 4-14-1985

CONNELL, Jeannie M  12-5-1928 5-29-1988

CONNELL, Raymond W  11-14-1921 2-5-1996

TAYLOR, Edward H   12-24-1889 5-27-1961 Father
Oleda H    10-27-1890 1-30-1961 Mother

TAYLOR, James E   11-9-1913 1-23-1998 Father
Ruth M     3-31-1918 5-29-1982 Mother

SIVER, Richard A   1926  blank as of 8-10-1999
Loretta L    1923  blank as of 8-10-1999

SIVER, John H    3-2-1930 2-16-1990
Addie     3-12-1926 blank as of 8-10-1999

WALTERS, Debbie   8-15-1954 11-14-1997

ROBSON, William L   3-13-1912 blank as of 8-10-1999
Helen G    10-12-1913 6-12-1990
Married 7-2-1938

ROW 16  l-r

PAPP, Anna    1862  1948  Mother

ENSIGN, Marie   1889  1950  Daughter

PAPP, John P    1894  1952
Alice S     1897  1978

PEARCE, Charlotte   1859  1942
Henry John    1858  1946

PEARCE, Clarice Ruth   1897  1968
Order of Eastern Star
Wilfred John    1891  1977

PEARCE, Donald J  6-1-1921 11-29-1984 "In God's Loving Care

RADKE, Louis N   1870  1948  Father
Clara L     1882  1967  Mother

RADKE, Robert   1909  1993

RADKE, Ervin W   1918  blank as of 8-10-1999

KUNZ, Irma B    1908  1964  Mother
Roy E     1911  1984  Father

BENNETT, L C Bill   1908  1974  Father
Ruby Potts    1913  1994  Mother

CAMPO, Anthony Earl  7-28-1952 11-24-1974 PVT  US ARMY

ROW 17  l-r

ROUTH, Walter L   1869  1947

ROUTH, Jessie   1873  1953
Ena A     1907  1988

CHRISTENSON, Nancy A  1891  1950  Mother
Carl Gust    1895  1954  Father

COLWELL, William E   1883  1951

COLWELL, Eunice A   1896  1960

SMOGER, Alex   1880  1975

SMOGER, Harold A   1911  1983
Lila     1917  blank as of 8-10-1999
Married 7-3-1937

SWENSON, Harry G   1898  1987
Virginia H    1902  1966

MARSH, Fletcher C   4-8-1893 8-26-1967
SGT  US ARMY  WW I
Belle B     7-8-1903 1-27-1991 "In God's Care"

SMITH, Francis   7-24-1906 5-4-1994
"Beloved father & grandfather"

GUMM, Janie Marie   1981  1998
"Beloved daughter & sister"

ROW 18  l-r

DENSMORE, Frank W  12-25-1906 8-8-1987 "Together Forever"
Ida R     3-1-1920 3-20-1995
Married 12-12-1941

SWANSON, Addie K   1893  1955  Mother
Gustav A    1894  1968  Father

BENNETT, Lewis G   1903  1990  Father
Bessie B    1910  blank as of 8-10-1999 Mother

LEDBETTER, William L  1935  1980
US  AIR FORCE  Korea
Donna J    1932  blank as of 8-10-1999

CLINGAN, Sandra J   1951  1970  Daughter

new grave as of 8-10-1999

ROW 19  l-r

CHERRY, Robert M   1894  1953
Jeanette    1891  1983

HEUER, Lester P   1906  1954  Father
Evelyn S    1908  1975  Mother
This headstone is in the bushes.

TAFLINGER, W Glen   1903  1968  Father

MAKI, William F   1913  blank as of 8-10-1999
Helen E    1914  1985
Married 8-14-1948

BENNETT, Stephen L   1955  1978  "Our Son"

CERK, Louis M   1902  1991
Frances J    1907  blank as of 8-10-1999

SWANSON, Warren   7-21-1925 6-13-1990

ROW 20  l-r

MORGAN, Catherine A  2-3-1913 1-23-1994 1st LT.  US  ARMY  WWII

JONES, Alice Jean   1-25-1917 11-14-1997 "Beloved & True Friend"

LOY, Joleene    5-27-1929 3-20-1998 Mom
Alfred     9-18-1926 10-25-1992 Dad

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