Lone Elm Cemetery

LONE ELM CEMETERY

This cemetery is also known as Gray Cemetery or Graystone Cemetery.  It is located about 11 miles almost straight west of Loup City, Sherman County, Nebraska or 10.3 miles east of Ansley, Custer County, Nebraska on Hwy 92.  The cemetery is one mile north on a county road.  It is a a cross-roads where 4 sections meet  It is situated in Section 18, Township 15, Range 16, west of the 6th p.m.

Land for this cemetery was purchased march 6, 1886 from L. Lowery for $20.00.  It's incorporators were:  C. Newell, H. E. Smith, A. F. Kuhn, D. H. Mitchener, H. A. Sparling, George E. Bennett, Melvin Lowery, Worthy Bishop, Goerge E. Kunzer, A. C. Gates, G. F. Lupton, J. A. Niles, Eli Bettenger, Walter Smith, Esau Belden sexton:  March 5, 1888, as recorded in County Courthouse, Register of Deeds, Loup City, miscellaneous records book 1, page 583.


Baker, Anna,  1871 - 1903

Bellinger, Harry R.,  Mar 29, 1901 - oct 31, 1902


Coppersmith, Ira J.,  1867 - 1907

Currey, Walter G., "In memory of",  Oct 25, 1832 - Jan 13, 1911;  Mary J., "his wife",  Dec 13, 1846 - Sept 12, 1903;  Gertrude, Nov 11, 1877 - Apr 1, 1894

Currey, Floyd, June 4, 1886 - Feb 4, 1905


Edson, "Baby",  June 10, 1911 - June 30, 1911

Engle, G.,  July 1, 1854 - July 14, 1898, "Blessed are the dead which die in the Lord - Rev. XIV.13";  Elta,  "Dau. of G. & M. A. Engle,  Oct 20, 1880 - Feb 15, 1893  "Budded on earth to bloom in Heaven"

Evans, Clarence E., "Father",  Mar 1, 1885 - Apr 28, 1940;  Mae M., "Mother",  Apr 17, 1886 - June 30, 1970


Foe, James E.,  "Son of Mr. & Mrs. C. H. Foe",  born and died 1903;  Bennett, Grace,  "Dau. of Mr. & Mrs. G. E. Bennett",  born and died 1889;   "Our darling babies"


Guthrie, Samuel Smith,  "Farewell",  Aug 21, 1832 - Jan 2, 1916;  Nancy Jane,  July 10, 1848 - May 20, 1929


Haddix, Vinnary, died Feb 9, 1885, Age 2 yrs 9 mos 19 days

Haddix, Lawrence L.,  died Apr 15, 1898, Aged 15 yrs 16 dys

Haddix, Calvin M.,  1873 - 1915;  Burnice M. A.,  May 25, 1924 - Feb 17, 1926

Haddix, Winfield S.,  1855 - 1917;  Caroline C., his wife,  1856 - 1919, "Rest in Peace"

Hammond,Rachel,  died Mar 14, 1900, Aged 81 ys 7 ms 1 ds;  George,  died Jan 1, 1887,  Aged 80 ys 6 ms 21 ds;  Lydia E. Hammond, wife of Alexander Humes, died Feb 19, 1893, Age 33 ys 3 ms 6 ds;

Hammond, Lloyd,  Mar 27, 1907 - June 5, 1925

Hammond, George W., "Father",  1860 - 1936;  Mary M.,  "Mother",  1863 - 1942

Hammond, Edith Rachel,  Mar 19, 1895 - Feb 13, 1915


Kuhn, Julia I., wife of A. F. Kuhn,  Dec 23, 1861 - Dec 31, 1896, "I have fought a good fight, I have finished my course, I have kept the faith"


Lowry, James Monroe,  Oct 10, 1848 - Dec 30, 1912;  Hattie Thompson, Mar 25, 1859 - Jan 1, 1922

Lowry, Arlon M.,  Cpl US Army Air Corps World War II,  Apr 22, 1926 - Mar 16, 1994


Mitchener, Elcie S., dau. of D. H. & A.,  Oct 17, 1890 - Feb 25, 1892,  "Gone to be an angel"


Parker, Emma J., wife of G. W. Parker, died Feb 27, 1899,  Aged 57 yr 5 mo 1 day;  Smith, Sophia,  died Jan 31, 1888 - aged 77 ys 5 ms 1 da


Smith, William, "Father",  May 24, 1863 - Aug 19, 1935;  Alice, "Mother",  Jan 1, 1869 - Aug 15, 1939

Smith, Doris Lucille,  May 6 - June 7, 1924

Smith, Theodore Lowry,  Sept 30 - Dec 30, 1919


Westernhouse, Fred J.,  1851 - 1903

Wilcox, Jesse W.,  Aug 19, 1887 - Aug 2, 1897,  "Gone but not forgotten"


Young, Charles H.,  Jan 26, 1891 - Nov 21, 1891


Zahn, Twins, children of A. & E. Zahn,  born Jan 10, 1892 -  died Jan 25 & Jan 30, 1892

Zahn, May,  Nov 4, 1887 - Dec 19, 1914

Zahn, Baby,  Sept 24, 1913 - Oct 3, 1913
 


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