Zion aka Bishop Cemetery
Mason Co, Illinois

 

Zion Cemetery is located near Bishop, Illinois. Heading from Forest City to Havana on the Manito Blacktop Road, it is about 2.5 miles out of Forest City, and sits on the right side of the road.

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Name Birth Death Other Information
unknown     illegible
unknown     illegible
unknown     illegible
unknown     illegible
unknown     illegible, near Gumbels
unknown     illegible, near Gumbels
unknown 15 Feb 1817 1 Nov 1886 69y 8m 17d, next to Lydia Selters
unknown     illegible
unknown     illegible
unknown     illegible
unknown     base of stone
unknown     base of stone
Armbrust, Elnora [Himmel] 1868 1946  
Armbrust, Frank 1860 1951  
Armbrust, Jacob 18 Sept 1830 18 Feb 1912  
Armbrust, Katharina 21 June 1832 5 Apr 1903 wife of Jacob
Beck, Lucy Gumbel 10 June 1868 7 Apr 1903 wife of John
Bishop, Catherine E. Wessling 25 July 1842 28 Jan 1922 wife of John Henry
Bishop, Elizabeth [Twelbeck] 30 Apr 1868 4 March 1945 same stone as William & Herbert
Bishop, Herbert Otto 19 Aug 1903 1 Apr 1919 son of William & Elizabeth, same stone
Bishop, John Henry 6 Jan 1824 3 Aug 1893 69y 6m 28d
Bishop, William 18 Oct 1859 29 Dec 1939 same stone as Elizabeth & Herbert
Bowser, ---------? [Henry?]   23 Oct 1864 6y 8m 26d, ---? of J & M.A.
Bowser, Babie?   19 Nov 1870 9m 23d, son of H & M.A.
Bowser, Bernice E. 11 June 1884 11 Oct 1968  
Bowser, Charles   17 Aug 1864 20d, son of J & M.A.
Bowser, Emmet J. 1845 1923 same stone as Mary, Civil War marker
Bowser, John 31 Aug 1817 20 Feb 1881 63y 5m 19d, same stone as Mary Ann
Bowser, Levi F.   28 May 1866 3y 5m 18d, son of J & M.A.
Bowser, Mary Ann 6 Dec 1823 1 Mar 1868 44y 3m 25d, same stone as John
Bowser, Mary M. 1851 1923 same stone as Emmet
Bowser, Ralph 1877 1918 son of E.J. & M.M.
Bowser, Roy D. 2 Dec 1881 11 Aug 1964  
Bruning, ------?   3 Aug 1862 ?? of J.G. & M.
Bruning, Andrew J.     son of J.G. & M.
Bruning, John G.   12 Sept 1864 6y 6m 22d, son of J.G. & M.
Bruning, John G. 19 Apr 1816 9 Dec 1861 born in Altenburg, Germany
Bruning, Margaret   2 Mar 1856 1y 2m 23d, dau of J.G. & M.
Bruning, Margaret [Speckman] 7 Oct 1818 23 Feb 1898 born in Hanover, Germany, wife of J.G.
Budke, Bertha   21 Aug 1899 dau of C.F. & E.
Budke, Nelda L. 3 Apr 1896 14 Sept 1896 dau of C.F & E.A.
Denter, Johann 10 Jan 1823 27 Sept 1875  
Ellenberger, Conrad 16 Mar 1815 13 Nov 1893  
Ellenberger, Elizabeth [Gumbel] 4 Sept 1818 3 Oct 1897  
Folkman, Anna Maria   29 Apr 1890 wife of Emil
Folkman, Emil 29 Sept 1834 4 Aug 1898  
Foste , Cathenia M. [Meyer] 15 Oct 1824 3 July 1890  
Foste, Blanche 11 Aug 1897 15 Aug 1898 dau of C.F. & E.E.
Foste, Charles 29 June 1861 22 Aug 1918 same stone as Emma
Foste, Emma E. [Baker] 14 Jan 1866 24 Feb 1933 wife of Charles
Foste, Fredric D. 25 July 1817 2 Sept 1896 born in Germany
Gumbel, --------?   28 Jan 1861 1y 1m 26d
Gumbel, Amelia L. [Wehmhoff] 1863 1951 wife of C.H.
Gumbel, Anna Catharina [Dreuscher[ 30 Mar 1817 27 Mar 1879 wife of Karl
Gumbel, Christina [Stein]     wife of Adam, dates illegible
Gumbel, infant     child of A & T
Gumbel, John 1836 1913 same stone as Leah
Gumbel, Karl 31 Aug 1808 23 Nov 1884 76y 2m 23d
Gumbel, Katherine   11 Feb 1860 13y 1m 16d, dau of C & K
Gumbel, Leah [Zaneis] 1840 1921 wife of John
Gumbel, Leroy W. 13 Jan 1884 12 June 1885 son of S.A. & S.R.
Heinhorst, Conrad 29 Jan 1837 10 Apr 1910 Co G 38th Ill Vol Inf, same stone as Mary
Heinhorst, Elizabeth [Nuhn] 23 Sept 1844 16 Dec 1915 wife of Freidrich
Heinhorst, Friedrich 1 Oct 1838 25 Mar 1900  
Heinhorst, infant 8 Aug 1869 8 Aug 1869 son of C & M.A.
Heinhorst, Leslie 27 Mar 1912 23 May 1912 son of A.F. & M.R.
Heinhorst, Louisa M. [Muller]   3 June 1870 58y 8m, wife of H.
Heinhorst, Mary A. Himmel 27 Mar 1842 31 Oct 1921 wife of Conrad
Heinhorst, William J. 16 Sept 1915 30 Mar 1917 son of W.J. & L.E.
Heitzman, Leah [Keller] 1846 1919  
Heitzman, William 1848 1927  
Himmel, ------- 1872   ?------ of C & E
Himmel, Adam      
Himmel, Adam J.   23 Mar 1886 25y? 2m 12d, son of Adam & Anna, Civil War veteran
Himmel, Amanda 1838 1911 wife of Peter
Himmel, Anna Barbara [Louder] 28 Aug 1802 12 Oct 1876 71y 1m , wife of Peter
Himmel, Anna M.      
Himmel, Anna M.   2 Dec 1866 62y 3m 20d, wife of Adam
Himmel, Appolonia   18 June 1883 71y 1m 11d, wife of Adam
Himmel, Clara Emma 7 Dec 1875 19 Jan 1929  
Himmel, Conrad 1843 1912 same stone as Elizabeth
Himmel, Conrod W. 1837 1916 same stone as Elizabeth
Himmel, Elizabeth [Blumenshine] 1840 1936 wife of Conrod
Himmel, Elizabeth [Gumbel] 1831 1907 same stone as George
Himmel, Elizabeth C. [Bishop] 1848 1938 wife of Conrad
Himmel, Emmett C 12 Mar 1869 20 Nov 1889 20y 6m 8d, son of C & E.C.
Himmel, George 1836 1912 same stone as Elizabeth
Himmel, Helene [Vaubel] 15 Oct 1871 4 Oct 1897 25y 11m 9d, wife of ?
Himmel, infant 2 Apr 1874 2 Apr 1874 son of C & E
Himmel, infant 12 Mar 1871 9 June 1871 child of C & E
Himmel, Johannes 5 July 1808 24 Apr 1888 79y 9m 19d
Himmel, Lola M. 30 Dec 1900 16 Apr 1901 3m 17d, dau of H.F. & S
Himmel, Maria Cathrina Weisz 16 Oct 1807 11 Jan 1866 59y 2m 26d, wife of J.
Himmel, Mary A. 13 Oct 1865 19 July 1868 dau of C & E
Himmel, Peter 1838 1908 same stone as Amanda
Himmel, Peter 15 Aug 1799 24 Nov 1880  
Himmel, William 20 Mar 1851 18 Nov 1865 son of Adam & Catherina
Himmel, William F.   6 Sept 1854 1m 21d, son of J & S
Horchem, George 1848 1902  
Joos, infant   7 ?? 1880 ?? of H & M
Joos, Lilie 20 Apr 1878 28 Jan 1880 dau of H & M
Kammerer, Caroline Hackman 1858 1896 wife of Karl
Kammerer, Karl L. 1850 1928 same stone as Caroline
Koten, baby      
Kreiling, Mary C. [Borgstede] 1820 1916  
Kroell, John 20 Nov 1822 9 Sept 1903 same stone as Maria
Kroell, Lloyd 12 Oct 1907 7 June 1920  
Kroell, Maria [Katz] 12 Dec 1823 6 Dec 1885 wife of John
Laumeyer, Anna M. Kreiling 4 Feb 1854 12 May 1928 same stone as Fred Laumeyer
Laumeyer, ----?   15 Dec 1880? 9y 2d, son of A & A or Asa
Laumeyer, Fred A. 25 Sept 1841 19 Apr 1915 same stone as Anna Kreiling
Meyer, infant 29 July 1894 13 Aug 1894 son of H.H. & A.S.
Nuhn, Anna Margaretha Batz 9 June 1807 28 Oct 1886 wife of Wilhelm, born in Niederaula, Germany
Nuhn, Margareth A.   16 Nov 1860 19y 9m 1d, dau of W & M
Pfeil, Anna Katherina [Batz] 21 June 1800 7 June 1873 72y 11m 13d, wife of Johannes
Pfeil, John 27 June 1798 15 Oct 1878  
Pifer, Minerva Himmel 25 June 1863 8 Sept 1920  
Riedinger, E. Matilda [Wehmhoff] 9 Dec 1870 9 Apr 1919 wife of Otto
Riedinger, Lawrence Leslie 20 Dec 1908 4 Oct 1910 son of Otto & Tillie
Riedinger, Otto E. 4 Oct 1869 20 Sept 1944 same stone as Matilda
Saner, Margaretha Popin 17 Dec 1819 4 Apr 1906 born in Saxon, Meinigen, wife of Salomon
Saner, Soloman 22 July 1828 30 Nov 1912  
Schroeder, John     Civil War veteran
Schroen, Anna C. 1844 1924 wife of Casper
Schroen, Bernhard 19 Mar 1806 19 May 1897 Grandpa
Schroen, Casper 1844 1909 same stone as Anna
Schroen, Catherine Himmel 5 Nov 1845 15 May 1908 wife of Justus
Schroen, Justus 31 May 1837 1 Oct 1924 same stone as Catherine
Schroen, William E. 18 Sept 1879 12 Dec 1933  
Schwering, Maria C. 8 Mar 1857 10 June 1861 dau of ? & ?
Schwinger, Anna Catharina   Oct 1836 or 1856 67y
Schwinger, Conrad   12 Oct 1880 20y 4m 12d
Selters, George W. 1859 1861 son of H.G. & B
Selters, Lydia 1863 1868 dau of H.G. & B.
Shock, Mary Ann   11 ?? 1862 46y 4m 6d, wife of Adam
Shundelmire, Christina 1 Jan 1804 19 Mar 1886  
Summerlet, Adam   12 Mar 1872 52y 10m 10d
Volkman, Martha [Renner] 21 May 1831 7 Nov 1871 wife of Emil
Wamser, George 20 Feb 1817 13 Dec 1889  
Wamser, Marie [Selser] 28 May 1830 17 Jan 1915  
Wehmhoff, E. Catherine [Wetzel] 20 July 1837 1 May 1910 same stone as H. Henry
Wehmhoff, Evaline A.C. [Himmel] 1872 1956 wife of Franklin
Wehmhoff, Franklin W. 1871 1938 same stone as Evaline
Wehmhoff, H. Henry 24 June 1828 6 Oct 1918 same stone as E. Catherine
Wehmhoff, Louie O. 24 Oct 1868 11 Dec 1899 son of H.H. & E.C.
Wehner, ---?   20 Nov 1871 son of John
Wehner, Bruin----? 10 Nov 1871 or 74 10 Nov 1871 or 74 son of John
Wehner, Carolina 1 June 1873 21 Feb 1877 dau of John
Wehner, John 2 Apr 1831 23 Mar 1904 same stone as Justina
Wehner, Justina Green 13 Dec 1836 20 Sept 1906 wife of John
Wehner, Ludwig 10 June 1870 15 Oct 1875 son of Johann
Wehner, Maria Wilhelmina 16 June 1868 4 Oct 1875 dau of Johann
Wehner, William John     69y 2m 26d
Winteroth, George   6 Apr 1872 7y 1m, son of H & M
Winteroth, Katharina Elisabeth   31 Aug 1887 90y 11m 2d, wife of Jacob
Winteroth, Mary K. [Heinhorst] 16 Jan 1841 31 Dec 1882 41y 11m 15d
Woehrle, Anna Mary/Maria ??affler 13 Feb 1825 4 Jan 1890 64y 10m 21d, wife of George
Woehrle, George 7 Oct 1819 5 Feb 1896 76y 3m 29d

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