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Jesse Purcell Cemetery
Near Woodbine, Harrison County, Iowa

Contributed by Billie Purcell [twobills@lds.net]. Total records = 33.

Go 6 miles west of Woodbine on Willow Lake Road. Left on Newkirk Road. Right at the T, Left at the Y past 2nd farmhouse, 1/4 mile on left on top of hill surrounded by trees and fence.

We asked at the only grocery store in Woodbine for directions. Above they are as approximate as we can be, allowing for all the hills and winding roads.

The Jesse Purcell Cemetery is on the land he purchased in 1856 and is near Woodbine, Harrison Co., Iowa. We believe Jim Winther owned the place in 1997.

We visited the cem. in the 80's and in comparing records taken in Sep of 1997. We found one headstone missing so that grave will be accounted for in this list.

- Billie Purcell

Boone, Elizabeth, d. 8 Mar. 1891, age 75yr 4mo 8da, wife of R. E. Boone, Row 3 #5
Boone, Myrtle M., d. 14 Nov 1882, son of J. T. & L. E. Boone, age 5yr 1mo 2daRow 2 #1
Butcher, Jane, d. 15 Mar 1871, 33yr 19da, wife of David Butcher, Row 3 #4
Dilley, Enoch Hunt, d. 20 Nov 1886, age 71y 1m 27d, Row 7 #3
Dilley, Ethel A, d. Aug 24 1887, age 16 yr 17d, dau of DH & FR Dilley, s/w Frances, Row 7 #4
Dilley, Frances R., , d. 8 Feb 1879, age 29y, s/w Ethel, wife of D. H. Dilley, Row 7 #4
Gale, Infant d. 22 Jul 1891, son of B. H. & R. A. Gale, Back row #6
Hunt, Cabbie or Carrie S., b. 13 May 1875, d. 7 Jan 1895, dau of Manuel & Hannah Hunt, Row 8 #1
Hunt, D. M., d. 9 Feb 1891, age 20y 4m 8d, son of J. H. & S. E. Hunt, Row 5 #1
Hunt, Eliza E, d. 1 Nov 1887, age 19y 12d, Row 8 #2
Hunt, Ettie, d. 27 Jan. 1878, age 9m 19d, dau of J. H. & S. E. Hunt, Row 5 #3
Hunt, J. E., d. 11 Apr. 1873, age 5m 13d, son of J. H & S. E. Hunt, Row 5 #2
Hunt, Zillman, b. 4 Jul 1835, d. 21 M? 1895, Row 8 #3
Pounds, Effie, d. 23 Feb 1877, dau. of Wm & F. L. Pounds, Row 3 #2
Pounds, Elsie, d. 15 Feb 1877, age 1mo 11da, dau. of Wm & F. L. Pounds, Row 3 #1
Pounds, Minnie, d. 22 Mar 1876, aged 1yr 1mo 12da, dau of Wm & F. L. Pounds, Missing Grave, Row 3 #3
Pounds, Myrtle, d. 14 Mar. 1880, age 2yr 11da, son of J. [M.or N] & E. J. Pounds, Row 3 #3
Pounds, Samuel, d. 10 Dec 1887, age 41y 11m 5d. Row 4 #1
Purcell, Amos, d. 18 Aug. 1871, 8 mo 26da, son of N. & I. Purcell, Row 3 #6
Purcell, Andrew J., d. 13 Sep 1887, age 8y 3m 24d, son of S & SC Purcell, Row 7 #1
Purcell, David L. P., b. 17 May 1877, d. 23 May 1877, children of David & Sarah E Purcell, s/w Ora, Row 3 #8
Purcell, Eliza H., d. 29 June 1872, age 5d, dau of S & SC Purcell, Row 5 #4
Purcell, Eliza S., b. 19 Oct. 1873, d. 5 Oct. 1878, s/w Frank, Back row #5 Purcell, Ella A. Donn, d. 13 Dec. 1882, age 16y 9m 29d, dau of S. & S. C. Purcell, Row 7 #2
Purcell, Emaline, d. 2 Feb. 1870, aged 27yr 10mo 11da, wife of Marion Purcell, Back row #3
Purcell, Emaline, d. 21 May 1870, age 6mo 26da, dau. of M & E Purcell, Back row #4
Purcell, Frank L., b. 7 Sept. 1875, d. 10 Nov 1878, Children of Alma & H. E. Purcell, Back row #5
Purcell, Jane, d. 25 May 1868, aged 74yr 4mo 17da, wife of J. Purcell, Back row #1
Purcell, Jesse, d. 17 Feb 1868, aged 79yr 10m 1da, served in War of 1812, Sargeant JP, Back row #2
Purcell, Nellie, d. 1 Nov.1878, 1yr 6mo 2da, dau of N. & I. Purcell, Row 3 #7
Purcell, Ora [?] Alice P., B. 22 Dec. 1875, d. 17 Jan. 1876, Row 3 #1, s/w Davie
Purcell, Sarah Annis, d. 12 Aug 1874, age 8m 27d, dau of S & SC Purcell, Row 5 #5
Wood, Nancy Ann, died ?, age 34y 16d, wife of H. Wood, Row 6 #1

 

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