Saturday, October 10, 2009

Tombstone Tuesday

H D Clark Cemetery Plot

Here are the internments for a plot purchased by H D Clark in Woodmere Cemetery in Detriot, Michigan. They are in Section G, lot 149. There are no individual markers. The stone is covered with pollution from the nearby Rouge Plant.

1. Bela B. Clark b. 1859 Ohio d. 4 Jan 1893 Detroit, Michigan (Cleveland, OH) aged 33 years 1 month 26 days s/o Bela B. and Clara Clark

2. Marshall E. Smith d. 20 Jul 1899 Detroit, Michigan aged 3 months 1 day s/o Burke Nelson and Josie Smith

3. Emma [Ermina] S. Clark b. 8 Jul 1833 New York d. 16 Sept 1902 Detroit, Michigan d/o George and Claria Smith

4. Lewis O. Clark d. 22 Jun 1905 Cleveland, Ohio aged 50

5. O. [Ogden] C. Clark d. 18 Nov 1905 Ohio s/o Henry and Ermina Clark

6. Anna Eliza Bell b. 11 Oct 1835 New York d. 14 Aug 1911 Detroit, Michigan d/o Chauncey Bell and Eliza Taylor

7. James W. France b. 22 Jan 1869 New York d. 19 Jul 1912 Detroit, Michigan aged 45 years 5 months 27 days s/o Cyrus France and Sarah Bell

8. Anna M. Clark b. 18 Sep 1860 New York d. 27 Sept 1917 Detroit, Michigan aged 57 years 27 days d/o Elte Bouse and Eva Livingston

9. Henry Devall [De Walt] Clark b. 6 Jun 1831 CT d. 30 May 1919 Detroit, Michigan s/o William Clark and Harriett Sprague

10. Bela W. France b. May 1894 d. 9 Oct 1918 killed in action (WWI?) buried 22 Oct 1921

11. Robert Benjamin Meer d. 10 Nov 1921 aged 10 months 20 days

12. Hattie Bell France b. Jan 1864 buried 30 Oct 1943 d/o Henry and Ermina Clark

Tuesday, October 6, 2009

Tombstone Tuesday

A special thanks to Gail D. Hershenzon, genealogist and author of Images of America Detroit's Woodmere Cemetery for helping to locate these records and graves in Woodmere Cemetery. And for bringing the shovel and wet wipes!

Gravestone of Alice L. Kennard nee Warner
Buried with Child
Wife of Frank Benjamin Kennard
Resident of Billings, Yellowstone, Montana
Woodmere Cemetery, Detroit, Michigan
Section G, Plot 221

Gravestone of Laura Warner nee Oakes
Wife of Dr. Benjamin Y. Warner who died in Vermont
Laura died in Cleveland, Ohio
Woodmere Cemetery, Detroit, Michigan
Section G, Plot 221

View of both graves together in Woodmere Cemetery.
Only a small portion of the stones were showing.
We dug out the grass to view the whole stones.