Old Burg

Calhoun Co. Gen. Soc.
Vital & Other Records

Old Burg Cemetery (Old Athens)
Section 27, U Drive South, Athens

The Old Burg Cemetery was transcribed August 2001 by Chris Trevathan.  There are possible unmarked graves.   No "official" written record or map of this cemetery could be located.  Thank you Chris for your efforts and for donating these records to share on this site!
Click on the hyperlinks for photographs of the tombstones.
Last     First   Middle Birth  Birth    Death  Death   Age     Other
Name     Name    Name   Date   Year     Date   Year  at Death  Information

Beisel   Jacob                         10-Mar  1835   20y s/o    Percy & Mary Ann Beisel
Holcomb  L.        B.   4-Apr  1810    16-Apr  1899
Holcomb  R.        J.   5-Dec  1801     1-Jul  1884
Holcomb  Caroline  E.          1830            1900
Holcomb  Joseph    M.   30-Oct 1840    20-Mar  1908              Co. C, 20 Michigan Infantry
Stiles   Ashbell                        6-Nov  1854   62y
Stiles   Priscilla                     14-May  1887   91y w/o    Ashbell Stiles
Stiles   Henrietta                      6-Dec  1835    9Y
Brown    Willie                         6-Mar  1851       6m 18d s/o M.T. and Emma R. Brown
Green    Albert    L.                   8-Feb  1868    3y 10m 8d s/o P. and T. Green
Green    Calvin    F.                   5-Dec  1866   22y 9m 11d MC 12 Michigan Infantry
Dawley   Nelson    D.                  26-May  1868       6m 10d s/o D.R. and E.M. Dawley
Dawley   Amanda    M.                  13-May  1868   27y 10d    w/o David Dawley
From the 1830-1877 History of Calhoun county, Michigan with illustrations descriptive of its scenery, palatial residences, public buildings, fine blocks and important manufactories:

p. 118 [Athens Township]
was laid off near the village of Branchville in 1837. It was on a lot donated by Peter Beisel, in section 27. The first interment was that of Jacob Beisel, son of the donor, who died the same year.  [The tombstone clearly says 1835, so either the History or the tombstone is slightly incorrect.]