Bedford Cemetery - Montezuma Township

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The Bedford Cemetery is not located at the old Bedford School house as indicated on the plat books. Instead, it is in the NW 1/4 section 13 of Montezuma Twp. inland now owned by the Munsch & Hamman Estate (1978) about a mile northeast of the old school. It is on the south slope of a hill. with steep slopes to the East and West, about 3 acres pretty much grown over. At least 65 graves are indicated by rocks and markers or sunken places, most date from 1850 to 1902 with one burial in 1974. The list was made by W.C. and Vivian Lewis April 16, 1976.
Transcribed by Christine Walters
NAMEBIRTHDEATHSPOUSEPARENTS
BAIRD, Andrew Jackson 30 Mar 1834 17 Jun 1912 Mary Elizabeth Daniels
BAIRD, George D. 28y 3m 18d 18 Mar 1936
BAIRD, Mary E. (Daniels) 29 Jul 1839 14 Jan 1914 Andrew Jackson Baird
BAKER, William H. 1820 08 Jan 1868
BOYER, Catherine
BOYER, John A.
BRINKER, Andrew 26 Jun 1864 Co E 28th IL Inf.
BRINKER, Annie K. 1852 1933
BRINKER, Isaac 1808 1864 Mary Mills
BRINKER, Lorenzo D. 1840 16 Mar 1928 Civil War
BRINKER, Mary (Mills) 1811 1844 Isaac Brinker
CHANDLER, Hannah M. Silas & Laura Chandler
CHANDLER, Hattie E. 1y 11m 23 Feb 1865 Josiah C. & Mary J. Chandler
CHANDLER, Josiah C. Silas & Laura Chandler
CHANDLER, Laura (Coleman) 21 Mar 1815 23 Aug 1867 Silas A. Chandler (5 Mar 1835 Schuyler Co)
CHANDLER, Martha Willie Chandler
CHANDLER, Mary A. Silas & Laura Chandler
CHANDLER, Mary J. 32y 2m 10d 30 Oct 1872 Josiah C. Chandler
CHANDLER, Silas A. 01 Jan 1812 20 Sep 1864 Laura K. Coleman David & Hannah (Abbott) Chandler
CHANDLER, Willie Martha
COATS, James S. 27y 2m 15d 19 May 1854
COCHRAN, Tommy 11y 24d 16 Jul 1863 M.J. & C. Cochran
CONNER, Gideon B. 1851 1936
CRAIG, Mary 15 Mar 1826 19 Aug 1908 William Craig
CRAIG, William 12 Nov 1814 29 Dec 1858 Mary
DANIELS, Caroline 25 Oct 1858 J.M. & R.E. Daniels
DANIELS, Charles A. 2y 8m 14d 11 Nov 1857 Silas & Frances (French) Daniels
DANIELS, Charles 32y 7m 13d 03 Nov 1865 Co E 60th Reg. IL Inf. Civil War
James & Olive Daniels
DANIELS, Frances (French) 20 Jan 1830 Silas W. Daniels
DANIELS, Gladdis A. 2y 26d 24 Sep 1865 D.D. & D.E. Daniels
DANIELS, Isaac 29 Apr 1835 Matilda James & Olive Daniels
DANIELS, James 1810 15 Jan 1863 Olive War of 1812
DANIELS, James M. 29 Mar 1827 26 Feb 1902 Mary J. James & Olive Daniels
DANIELS, John 63y 4m 11d 07 May 1851
DANIELS, Marinda A. 1y 1m 3d 24 Sep 1852 Silas & Frances (French) Daniels
DANIELS, Mary J. 28 Jul 1827 04 Mar 1902 James M. Daniels
DANIELS, Matilda 19 Apr 1833 01 Dec 1896 Isaac Daniels
DANIELS, Minnetta J. 8m 16d 25 Dec 1875 D.W. & A.C. Daniels
DANIELS, Olivan D. 10y 10m 21d 26 Jan 1872
DANIELS, Olive 66y 8m 4d 10 Nov 1866 James Daniels
DANIELS, Permely J. 1y 16d 11 May 1857 Silas & Frances (French) Daniels
DANIELS, Silas W. 18 Feb 1829 12 May 1910 Frances Emeline French (13 May 1846) James & Olive Daniels
DANIELS, Weltha 1y 3m 15d 23 Apr 1857 J.M. & R.E. Daniels
DAVIS, Alexander 1854 20 Jul 1856 O. & E. Davis
DAVIS, Elmina 40y 3m 1d 05 Jun 1864 Owen Davis
DEWEESE, Jethro H. 45y 10m 25 Apr 1862 Co K 14th IL Inf CIvil War
DINILL, CLoey Almira 31y 7m 10d 14 Apr 1857
DINILL, William David 1y 3m 1d 20 Feb 1849 J.N. & C.A. Dinill
FANNON, James Wm. 26 Aug 1827 16 Apr 1881
FANNON, Jocephas 10 Jul 1857 16 Mar 1900
FARTHING, Margaret 47y 03 May 1865 E.F. Farthing
FARTHING, Matilda 19y 1m 12d 20 Dec 1859 E.F. Farthing
FARTHING, T.J. 05 Sep 1842 15 Jan 1868 Co E 28th Il Vol.
FRANK,, Manetta Belle 1y 7m 11d 30 Sep 1857 L.J. & S.A. Frank
FRENCH, August C. 1y 2m 9d 08 Nov 1856 P.P. & M.E. French
FRENCH, Mary Ellen 69y 11m 5d 28 Aug 1905
FRENCH, Millie C. 20 Sep 1800 01 Dec 1879
FULMER, Frances R. 09 Feb 1899 19 Mar 1906 W.T. & R.E. Fulmer
GRANT, Harriet 1y 9m 13 Oct 1860 T.J. & O. Grant
KING, James 1809 05 Dec 1866 Born in Devonshire England
LEFTWICH, Charles B. 12 Oct 1867 29 Oct 1867 J.W. & Hannah (Chandler) Leftwich
LEFTWICH, Hannah M. (Chandler) 10 Jan 1843 03 May 1868 J.W. Leftwich Silas & Laura (Coleman) Chandler
LYTLE, Eliza T.C. Lytle
LYTLE, T.C. 1824 1904 Eliza
MAKIN, Hugh 10 Dec 1810 12 Jun 1860 Born in Liverpool England
MANLEY, Gabriel 50y 11m 9d 22 Oct 1864
McEUEN, Eliza Harry O. McEuen
McEUEN, Harry O. 1906 1974 Eliza Philip & Sarah (Wallace) McEuen
McEUEN, Nolan H. 27 Apr 1941 08 May 1941
McEUEN, Nora Marie 24 Dec 1911 08 May 1940
McEUEN, Philip Oren 06 Sep 1872 27 Nov 1944 Sarah D. Wallace Wm. H. & Cynthia (Morgan) McEuen
McEUEN, Russell E. 24 Oct 1936 30 Oct 1936
McEUEN, Sarah Elizabeth 18 Jun 1930 20 Jun 1930
McEVERS, A. 16 Apr
McEVERS, Amanda 06 Mar 1850 27 Mar 1906 Duncan McEvers
McEVERS, Cecelia 02 Apr 1849 09 Nov 1865 T. McEvers
McEVERS, Claire 1895 Feb 1900
McEVERS, Duncan 1837 1923 Amanda
Rhoda
McEVERS, Elisha 03 Feb 1851
McEVERS, Geo. 7m 05 Apr
McEVERS, Geo 04 Oct 1886
McEVERS, George 02 Jan 1883
McEVERS, Mary L. 21 Feb 1845 29 Aug 1869 T. McEvers
McEVERS, N. 14 Jan 1852
McEVERS, Rhoda 14 Jul 1838 18 Apr 1885 Duncan McEvers
McEVERS, Sarah Ann 21y 2m 6d 03 Apr 1850 Theodore L. McEvers
McEVERS, Theodore L. 61y 5m 29d 29 Jan 1881 Sarah Ann
McEVERS, Walter 22 Dec 1868 10 Apr 1890 Duncan & Rhoda McEvers
McPHERSON, Katie 6y 7m 12d 23 Jul 1863 B. & M.C. McPherson
METTLER, Isaac T. 34y 1m 28d 28 Sep 1876 Maggie
METTLER, Maggie 25 Feb 1844 24 Mar 1879 Isaac T. Mettler
MILLER, Charles 15 Jun 1867 20 Sep 1868 A. & D. Miller
MILLER, Dorothy 16 Sep 1822 29 Jan 1912
MILLER, J. Adam 20 Oct 1825 08 Oct 1902
MILLER, Ristena C. 24 May 1855 10 Aug 1857 A. & D. Miller
OSBORN, Edith 1880 John Osborn
OSBORN, John 04 Apr 1858 08 Sep 1931 Edith
POLOCK, Esther S. 31y 6m 10d 03 Sep 1854 W.A. Polock
ROPER, Elizabeth 30y 7m 18d 19 Aug 1862 Reuben Roper
ROPER, Reuben 37y 8m 24d 11 Nov 1864 Elizabeth
ROWE, Virginia H. 1933 1959
RYAN, Bridget E. 52y 21 Aug 1870 Born in Dundall Co., Louth Ireland
SALSMAN, Fred 66y 06 Jan 1924
SALSMAN, Idell 1884 1930 William Salsman
SALSMAN, William 9m 9d 29 Apr 1920 Wm. & Idell Salsman
SARGENT, Arthur E. 07 Jul 1864 16 Oct 1865 Wm. P. & Harriet (Chandler) Sargent
SARGENT, Frank 04 Aug 1873 08 Jun 1874 Wm. P. & Harriet (Chandler) Sargent
SARGENT, George 29 Oct 1929 06 Dec 1903
SARGENT, Harriet (Chandler) 12 Sep 1836 23 Apr 1929 William P. Sargent (5 Jan 1853) Silas & Laura (Coleman) Chandler
SARGENT, Laura A. 09 May 1857 01 Aug 1861 Wm. P. & Harriet (Chandler) Sargent
SARGENT, Mary 13 Mar 1860 02 Jun 1861 Wm. P. & Harriet (Chandler) Sargent
SARGENT, Polly (Frost) 13 Oct 1801 17 Apr 1865 William Sargent
SARGENT, Sarah O. 19 Nov 1876 08 Dec 1878 Wm. P. & Harriet (Chandler) Sargent
SARGENT, Silas O. 15 Jul 1862 14 Aug 1863 Wm. P. & Harriet (Chandler) Sargent
SARGENT, William Preston 31 Dec 1824 13 May 1906 Harriet Elizabeth Chandler William & Polly (Frost) Sargent
SARGENT, William 1801 21 Jul 1854 Polly Frost
SMITH, David Frank 1858 1917 Elizabeth
SMITH, Elizabeth 1865 David Frank Smith
SOWERS, Mary A. (Chandler) 26 Feb 1847 02 Mar 1884 Thomas A. Sowers (9 Sep 1869) Silas & Laura (Coleman) Chandler
SWEARINGEN, Addie 7m 17 May 1865 S.V. Swearingen
SWEARINGEN, Charles T. 61y 11m 18d 15 Jun 1872 Margaret
SWEARINGEN, Margaret 61y 3m 20d 06 Jun 1873 Charles T. Swearingen
SWEARINGEN, Samuel V. 28y 7m 25 Jul 1869
THAXTON, Henry 06 Feb 1818 19 Feb 1852
WOLF, John C. 06 Sep 1828 14 Nov 1901 Louisa E.
WOLF, Louisa E. 24 Jan 1833 16 Feb 1902 John C. Wolf
YOUNGE, Peoria 5y 9m 17d 10 Dec 1863 R. & E. Younge