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Clay Banks Town Cemetery
Town of Clay Banks, Door County, Wisconsin




Location: NW1/4 SW1/4 SW1/4 Section 21, Town of Clay Banks. 775 County Trunk U between Midway Road and Bear Creek Road. It is located atop a hill overlooking Lake Michigan. A fairly steep road leads up to it. Hard to see from the main road. Cemetery located on the west side of County Trunk U.

The cemetery is maintained in good condition as of Nov. 18, 2001.

Cemetery was copied in 1970 by George Richard and reindexed by Judy Srnka and Beverly Diefenbach of the W.S.O.C.S. on October 31, 1976. Reindexed November 18, 2001 by Susan Havel of P.G.S.


AANUNDSENJoahna/ Wife of/ Syvest Aanundsen/ Died/ June 15, 1878/ Aged/ 53 yrs. 3 mís 15 ds., next to;
ANDERSENGunder/ Andersen/ B. 1855/ D. 1941, next to;
ANDERSENSevert/ Andersen/ B. 1827/ D. 1915
ANDERSONFrank D./ 1907 - 1975, ossw;
ANDERSONDoris E./ 1916 - (uncut)
ANDERSONAxel Anderson/ Born in Sweden/ Apr. 22, 1871/ Died/ Nov. 4, 1909
BETTSWilliam E./ 1878 - 1961, ossw;
BETTSViolet E./ 1883 - 1980
BETTSEverett/ 1905 - 1990, ossw;
BETTSAmanda/ 1911 - 1977
BRAUNSDORFChristian/ Jan. 10, 1849/ June 21, 1921, ossw;
BRAUNSDORFHulda/ Dec. 15, 1856/ Feb. 7, 1944
BRAUNSDORFChristian/ Braunsdorf/ Geb. 4 Oct. 1818/ Gest. 23 Juli 1885 (stone is broken and only the death date remains in 2001), next to;
BRAUNSDORFAlbert/ Braunsdorf/ Born/ June 11, 1885/ Died Oct. 2, 1920
CAMPBELLsee also WARREN
CERMAKMary Cermak/ Born Jan. 4, 1850/ Died Oct. 22, 1914, next to;
CERMAKJoseph/ Cermak/ 1880 - 1962, next to;
CERMAKMatt. Cermak/ Born Apr. 15, 1854/ Died Nov. 7, 1925
CERMAKFrank/ Dec. 16, 1887/ July 30, 1981, ossw;
CERMAKSusan/ June 30, 1891/ May 26, 1966
CLARKIn Loving Memory of the Clark Family (no names)
COOND. B. Coon/ Born/ July 25, 1830/ Died/ Mar. 13, 1912, ossw;
COONSarah Coon/ Born/ July 1, 1834/ Died/ Aug. 27, 1876
CUMElmer R./ Cum/ Born/ Dec. 13, 1869/ Died/ Jan. 11, 1871, ossw;
CUMEdward Cum/ Born/ Dec. 18, 1875/ Died/ Dec. 15, 1876
DAVIDSONMelvin/ Born/ Sept. 30, 1869/ Died/ Sept. 30, 1869, ossw;
DAVIDSONCharley/ Born/ Feb. 12, 1872/ Died/ Mar. 1, 1873/Children of James & Julia E./ Davidson
DAVIDSON
DE LITTLETheodore/ 1862 - 1948, ossw;
DE LITTLEEmma/ 1862 - 1934, ossw;
DE LITTLELaraine/ 1890 - 1891
DE MEUSEBertha/ ďBirdieĒ/ DeMeuse/ Nov. 19, 1951/ Nov. 13, 1999, next to;
DE MEUSEThomas L./ DeMeuse/ Aug. 30, 1947/ (uncut)/ fire dept. chief
DRISCOLLBaby Driscoll/ Dec. 18, 1827 (didnít find this stone in 2001)
GIETZMother/ 1867 - 1932, ossw;
GIETZFather/ 1859 - 1941, next to;
GIETZHenry A Gietz/ Pvt US Army/ World War I/ Jul 10 1896 + May 15 1983
GIETZVeteran marker
GILLICKVerner J./ 1921 - 1994, ossw;
GILLICKJeanette M./ 1925 - (uncut)/ Parents of Mary, Darlene, Kathy
HAAVISTORichard F./ Oct. 8, 1951/ Apr. 1, 1997
HAMMONDEdgar E./ Died Oct. 7, 1872/ Age 1 yr. 5 mos./ 12 ds.
HAMMONDsee also THAYER
HEALDC. Eugene Heald/ Aug. 27, 1844 - Aug. 10, 1930, ossw;
HEALDAgnes J. Heald/ Nov. 21, 1840 - Apr. 10, 1889, ossw;
HEALDHattie Heald/ Oct. 22, 1868 - Oct. 21, 1870, ossw;
HEALDAngeline Heald/ Feb. 6, 1847 - May 30, 1924 (American Legion Marker next to the stone)
HEIMBECHERWilhelmina/ Heimbecher/ Born/ Mar. 8, 1834/ Died/ Jan. 14, 1913, next to;
HEIMBECHERWilliam F./ Heimbecher/ Died/ March/ 29, 1882/ Aged/ 54 yrs. 5 mos./3 days, next to;
HEIMBECHERLewis/ Heimbecher/ Died/ Jan. 18, 1889/ Aged/ 16 yrs. 3 mos./ 3 days, next to;
HEIMBECKERCorpíl/ F.W. Heimbecker/Co. O/ 48th Wis. Inf. (Civil War Marker, 2 American Legion Markers next to the stone), next to;
HEIMBECKERMarie E./ 1931 - (uncut)/ Married/ Sept. 27, 1951, ossw;
HEIMBECKEREugene F./ 1919 - 1989
HELLENBOLTLeon J./ Hellenbolt/ Born/ Mar. 30, 1880/ Died April 29, 1894, next to;
HELLENBOLTFather/ James/ Born/ June 24, 1836/ Died/ Dec. 17, 1917, next to;
HELLENBOLTMother/ Margaret/ Born/ Aug. 24, 1854/ Died/ Apr. 12, 1933, next to;
HELLENBOLTIrvin/ Born/ July 3, 1877/ Died/ Mar. 31, 1921
HELMHOLZV Eugene Helmholz/ US Army/ World War II/ 1910 1983 (Veteran Marker), next to;
HELMHOLZV Eugene/ Apr. 22, 1910/ Sept. 30, 1983, ossw;
HELMHOLZKathryne/ Feb. 27, 1913/ Nov. 10, 1989
HELMHOLZCharles W./ 1882 - 1977, ossw;
HELMHOLZSarah P./ 1891 - 1982
HITTBaby/ Infant son of/ Mr. & Mrs./ C. D. Hitt/ Born July 8,/ 1905/ Died Oct. 17,/ 1905, next to;
HITTChauncey/ C. Hitt/ Died/ Nov. 14, 1874/ Aged/ 62 yrs. 3 mo. 21 ds., ossw;
HITTFrances/ E. Hitt/ Died/ Nov. 19, 1894/ Aged/ 80 yrs. 4 mo. 17 ds.
HITTFather/ Frank/ Oct. 31, 1850/ July 19, 1931, next to;
HITTMother/ Louisa/ May 22, 1850/ Nov. 23, 1941, next to;
HITTBarney/ Aug. 8, 1886/ Mar. 28, 1952
HITTsee also MAZZARA
JIRTLELibby/ 1905 - 1905, ossw;
JIRTLECaroline/ 1901 - 1991, ossw;
JIRTLEWencil J./ 1860 - 1936, ossw;
JIRTLEKatherine/ 1867 - 1952, ossw;
JIRTLERosemarie/ Carson/ 1894 - 1938, ossw;
JIRTLEWencil/ 1903 - 1972, ossw;
JIRTLEJoseph/ 1895 - 1979, next to;
JIRTLEJoseph F Jirtle/ PFC US Army/ World War I/ 1895 + 1979 (Veteran Marker at the foot of the grave, American Legion marker next to the stone), next to;
JIRTLEFather/ George B./ 1882 - 1910, next to;
JIRTLEMother/ Mary/ Jirtle/ 1859 - 1918, next to;
JIRTLEFather/ George/ Jirtle/ 1850 - 1925
KNUTSENNorman. 1895 - Father - 1966, ossw;
KNUTSENElsie/ 1894 - Mother - 1985, next to;
KNUTSENFather/ B. 1861/ D. 1944/ Knut, next to;
KNUTSENJohan/ Born/ ?/ 1886/ Died/ ?/ 1887, next to;
KNUTSENMother/ B. 1858/ D. 1910/ Emily
LAVIOLETTEKevin Kirk/ Laviolette/ 1969 - 1971, next to;
LAVIOLETTEWally Laviolette/ Wisconsin/ TEC 4 Btry Gl Coast Arty BN/ World War II/ May 1 1918 + Aug 26 1966 (Veteran Marker, American
LAVIOLETTEWally/ 1918 - 1966, ossw;
LAVIOLETTERonelda/ 1917 - 1991
MACCAUXJoseph/ 1911 - 1964, ossw;
MACKEYJohn/ June 26, 1892/ Apr. 8, 1969, ossw;
MACKEYEdith/ Sept. 14, 1890/ Mar. 13, 1981
MACKEYJohn A. Mackey/ 1933 - 2000, next to;
MACKEYMary M./ Wife of/ Melvin Mackey/ Died/ July 3, 1900/ Aged 22 yrs./ 8 ms. & 16 days, ossw;
MACKEYJames E./ Son of/ M. & M. Mackey/ Died Mar. 14, 1899/ Aged 6 days, ossw;
MACKEYJohn/ Mackey/ Born/ Oct. 27, 1834/ Died/ Nov. 27, 1907, ossw;
MACKEYAntonette/ Mackey/ Born/ May 2, 1843/ Died/ Sept. 9, 1914, next to;
MACKEYLawrence/ 1905 - 1978, ossw;
MACKEYMyrtle/ 1909 - 1971, next to;
MACKEYLeona/ Belle/1891, next to;
MACKEYInfant/ Belle/ 1893, next to;
MACKEYInfant/ Mabel/ 1898, next to;
MACKEYClaribel Mackey/ Mickelson/ Aug. 26, 1895/ Nov. 28, 1975, next to;
MACKEYMother/ Mary/ 1865 - 1930, ossw;
MACKEYFather/ Chauncey/ 1863 - 1946, next to;
MACKEYJune Williams/ June 21, 1924/ July 29, 1995, ossw;
MACKEYJohn Mitchell/ April 1, 1921/ (uncut) (grave looks recently seeded)
MAZZARAIn Loving Memory of/ Mary Ellen Hitt Mazzara/ April 2, 1958 - October 4, 2000 (carved on a bench)
MENETMarie E./ Menet/ Sept. 22, 1904
MICKELSONsee also MACKEY
MILLARDP. B. Millard/ Died/ Sept. 16, 1884/ Aged (part destroyed when stone broke), next to;
MILLARDAnna B./ Dau. of/ P. B. & S. E./ Millard/ Died/ Mar. 8, 1871/ Aged/ 4 ms 12 ds.
MILLERBen/ Miller/ 1859 - 1952 (American Legion Marker next to the stone), next to;
MILLERBertha E/ Wife of/ B. L. Miller/ Born Sep. 28/ 1863/ Died Nov. 15/ 1892, ossw;
MILLERMary J./ Miller/ 1859 - 1955, next to;
MILLERInfant Daughter of/ B. L. & B. E. Miller/ Born/ July 27, 1890/ (uncut), ossw;
MILLERInfant Daughter of/ B. L. & B. E. Miller/ Born/ Aug. 2, 1891/ Died/ Aug. 2, 1891
MITTSClara/ Wife of/ Albert Mitts/ Died April 1, 1880/ Aged 20 yrs. 22 ds. (stone is broken by the name)
NELSONRodney G./ Aug. 4, 1932/ (uncut), ossw;
NELSONKathyrne D./ July 8, 1928/ Oct. 12, 1998
OAKLEYJ. Oakley (no dates - wooden marker, didnít find in 2001)
OLSONMariane/ Oct. 19, 1922/ Nov. 16, 1998, ossw;
OLSONDarrel W./ Mov. 10, 1919/ (uncut)
OSMUSONMadeline/ Wife of/ Al. Osmuson/ Born Mar 13, 1884 - Died May 10, 1909/ Age 25 yrs. 1 mo. 27 ds.
PERONTOJulia/ Wife of/ Louis/ Pertonto/ Born/ Oct. 6, 1875/ Died/ Oct. 24, 1902, next to;
PERONTOOscar W./ Sept. 19, 1896/ Dec. 29, 1983, ossw;
PERONTONellie H./ Sept. 9, 1902/ Jan. 13, 1983
RICKABYNancy/ Wife of/ W. A. Rickaby/ Died Dec. 16/ 1893/ Aged 36 yrs./ 4 mos. 10 ds.
SCHJOTHWayland Schjoth/ 1906 - 1973, next to;
SCHJOTHGertrude/ Schuyler/ Schjoth/ 1876 - 1931, next to;
SCHJOTHGeorge Schjoth/ 1879 - 1939 (next to Arthur Schuyler)
SCHJOTHsee also SCHUYLER
SCHROEDERCharles/ Born/ June 6, 1856/ Died/ Aug. 18, 1869, ossw;
SCHROEDERHenry M./ Born/ Apr. 22, 1867/ Died/ Nov. 25, 1877/Children of/ H. & H. Schroeder
SCHUSTERFather/ 1859 - 1933, next to;
SCHUSTERMother/ 1870 - 1943, next to;
SCHUSTERGeorge/ 1906 - 1923 (only a head stone, foot stones which probably contained dates were not found in 2001)
SCHUYLERArthur/ Schuyler/ Born Feb. 18, 1880/ Died Sept. 24, 1904, next to;
SCHUYLERMother/ Amanda A/ Schuyler/ Born/ Jan. 17, 1842/ Died/ Dec. 1, 1928, next to;
SCHUYLERFather/ Albe J./Schuyler/ Born/ Apr. 3, 1834/ Died/ May 24, 1906, next to;
SCHUYLERDr. Chan/ Schuyler/ Feb. 14, 1870/ Feb. 25, 1956, next to;
SCHUYLERJulia/ Wife of/ Chan. Schuyler/ Born/ Apr. 8, 1874/ Died/ Oct. 12, 1901, next to;
SCHUYLERCharlotte/ Schuyler/ Sept. 24, 1887/ Jan. 17, 1973, next to;
SCHUYLERBertha L./ 1904 - 1998, ossw;
SCHUYLERArchie J./ 1898 - 1984
SCHUYLERAlby J./ Schuyler/ 1904 - 1977, next to;
SCHUYLERDarwin/ Schuyler/ Feb. 6, 1906/ May 30, 1986
SCHUYLERChase W./ 1893 - 1973
SCHUYLERsee also SCHJOTH
SHAWsee TUFFS
SLAVIKJoseph/ Born Dec. 3, 1889/ Died Sept. 6, 1911 (located next to fence in back of cemetery, right hand corner, stone not found in 2001 only an empty bace)
SMITHJames M./ Oct. 11, 1924/ May 14, 1999/ Jan. 13, 1944 (cut over double rings), ossw;
SMITHHelen K./ (uncut), ossw;
SMITHJames Milton Smith/ Capt US Army Air Forces/ World War II/ Oct 11 1924 + May 14 1999 (Veteran Marker mounted on the back of the stone)
SNAVELYLewis Charles/ Snavely/ 1876 - 1933, next to;
SNAVELYGeorgia J./ Snavely/ 1886 - 1967
SNAVELYsee also THAYER
SPALSBURYDelevan/ 1837 - 1928, ossw;
SPALSBURYLois/ 1843 - 1931, ossw;
SPALSBURYWillis/ 1881 - 1919, ossw;
SPALSBURYEgbert/ 1871 - 1899, ossw;
SPALSBURYMartha/ 1813 - 1899, ossw;
SPALSBURYJames/ 1811 - 1872, next to;
SPALSBURYLydia A./ Dau. of J & O/ Spalsbury/ Died June 1874/ Aged 9 ms., next to;
SPALSBURYOlive Jane/ Wife of/ J E/ Spalsbury/ Born Jan. 29, 1852/ Died Mar. 4, 1875
SPALSBURYWesley/ Spalsbury/ 1839 - 1920, next to;
SPALSBURYRuth/ Spalsbury/ 1849 -1926, next to;
SPALSBURYHubert W/ Son of M. & M./ Spalsbury/ Born/ Oct. 18, 1900/ Died/ Jan. 8, 1901, next to;
SPALSBURYMart Ray/ Spalsbury/ Oct. 17, 1872/ July 14, 1952, next to;
SPALSBURYMinda C./ Spalsbury/ Nov. 14, 1881/ Jan. 7, 1959, next to;
SPALSBURYPersy Leroy/ Spalsbury/Born June 9, 1877/ Died April 23, 1907/ Age 29 yrs./ 10 moís 14 days
STRAHL Mother/ 1873 - 1920, ossw;
STRAHL Father/ 1873 - 1956
TEMPLETONRobbie/ Son of/ A. & T. Templeton/ Born/ Sept. 13, 1893/ Died/ Sept. 22, 1899, next to;
TEMPLETONLoretta/ 1879 - 1918, next to;
TEMPLETONFather/ 1847 - 1919, next to;
TEMPLETONMother/ 1852 - 1938
THAYERWillie E./ Thayer/ died/ Feb. 10, 1880/ Aged 1 yr. 2 mos. 4 day, ossw;
THAYEROliver C./ Thayer/ died/ March 20, 1873/ aged 1 year 4 ms. 14 ds. ( hard to read), ossw;
THAYEREdgar E./ Hammond/ died Oct. 7, 1872/ Age 1 yr. 5 mos/ 12 ds.
THAYERFather/ 1860 - 1922, next to
THAYERMother/ 1865 - 1929, next to;
THAYERRoy/ 1884 - 1900
TUFTSBertha/ Dau. of/ J. H. & S. M. C. Tufts/ Died/ Apr. 18, 1879/ AE. 8 mos. 27 ds., next to;
TUFTSAlice A./ Died/ May 7, 1879/ AE 2 yr. 10 mo./ 17 ds., ossw;
TUFTSLoretta A./ Died/ Apr. 29, 1879/ AE 1 yr. 1 mon. 13 ds., ossw;
TUFTSBernice A./ Died/ May 20, 1879/ AE 4 yr. 8 mos/ Children of J. R. &
TUFTSA. R. Tufts, ossw;
TUFTSGladys A./ Died/ May 11, 1879/ AE 9 yrs.
TUFTSJohn H./ Tufts/ Wisconsin/ PVT Med Dept/ November 9, 1933 (Veteran Marker, American Legion Marker next to the stone), next to;
TUFTSMother/ Ellen Shaw/ Nov. 14, 1846/ Oct. 16, 1920, ossw;
TUFTSFather/ Alexander/ June 17, 1838/ July 26, 1919
TUFTSKittie I./ Dau. of/ J. H. & S. M. C. Tufts/ died/ Jan. 9, 1882/ Aged/ 9 yrs.9 ms. 19 ds (stone broken)
TYLERMabel H. Tyler/ Died/ Aug. 12, 1888/ Aged/ 2 ms. 28 ds./ Dau. of/ H. M. & F. E. Tyler
VERTZJennie Vertz/ May 15, 1857/ Aug. 6, 1917
WARRENWilliam H./ Warren/ Born/ Oct. 26, 1814/ Died/ Jan. 4, 1904, ossw;
WARRENEliza B./ Warren/ Born/ Jan 31, 1815/ Died/ Jan 21, 1904
WILSONWallace J./ Wilson/ Nov. 30, 1870/ July 22, 1926
WOLDTďBearĒ/ Lawrence R./ Woldt/ July 7, 1933/ May 1, 1996 (other side is uncut)
WOODARDNancy B./ Wife of/ L.F. Woodard/ Died/ Apr. 4, 1891/ Aged/53 yrs. 8 ms./ 4 ds, ossw;
WOODARDAlbert I./ Son of/ L.F. & N.B./ Woodard/ Died/ Dec. 20, 1877/ Aged/9 yrs. 8 ms./ 9 ds., ossw;
WOODARDLeander F./ Woodard/ Born/ Jan. 28, 1819/ Died/ Apr. 17, 1902
WRITTPerry/ 1900 - 1985, ossw;
WRITTElda/ 1907 - 1994
????????Small wooden cross under the pine trees and behind Toftís stone

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