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Lenawee County Michigan Cemetery Headstones

All Decker headstones as indexed by Harriet Cole Brown, Gravestone Records of Lenawee County, Michigan, along with selected names that may or may not be related, including Wood, Smith, Driscoll, Fleming, and Bulson.  I have additional pictures (incomplete) relating to these names, but did not place them on this page if I could not place them in the Decker family.  All Decker headstone pictures are here.

[All pictures were taken by Lonnie Decker October 10 & 11, 2009]

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Wolf Creek Cemetery - Townline Highway (Google map)

Uri Decker, born June 25, 1805, died December 10, 1885

E. M. Baker [Experience], his wife, born March 8, 1808, died July 10, 1892

Belle A Wood, Mother, 1840-1905 [Decker - Daughter of Uri & Experience]

M L Wood, Father, 1836-1907

John V. Turner, born Feb. 1, 1828, died May 14, 1898

Irene M. Decker, his wife, born Nov. 22, 1835, died Jan. 2, 1923

Freddie S. Turner, born Sept. 2, 1859, died Aug. 24, 1864

Mother

Father

Freddie


Charles S. Decker, 1856 - 1929

Edward U. Decker, 1855 - 1904

Sidney S. Decker, 1833-1911

Sophronia W. Decker, 1832 - 1925

Nellie D. Lewis, 1861 - 1914

View from outside gate, toward the northern part of the cemetery.  John Turner & Irene Decker's grave is visible, with that of Uri Decker & Experience Baker being more toward the back of the cemetery.

View from outside the gate, toward the southern part of the cemetery.  The graves of Sidney Decker & Sophronia Wood, and three of their children, are the stones in the foreground.

Wood Plot - toward the south side of the main walk through the middle of the cemetery.

 

Alignment shows the five graves behind the main stone.

Mother  [presumably the mother of William?]

Father  [presumably the father of William?]

Alfred, 1850 - 1851

Adeline, 1830 - 1910

William, 1826 - 1917

Wood [Parents of some/all of the Wood individuals who married a Decker?]

Leander Wood, 1804 - 1863

His Wife, Mariah Wood, 1807 - 1852


Pleasant View Cemetery - Blissfield, Lenawee County, Michigan (Google map)

Wheeler Plot - South of the Blissfield Vault in the center of the cemetery

William A. Decker, 1809 - 1889

John D. Wheeler, 1863 - 1942

Ella M. Wheeler, 1861 - 1930

Julia E. Wheeler, 1841 - 1910

George D. Wheeler, 1830 - 1904

Palmyra Village Cemetery, Lenawee County, Michigan (Google map)

Decker Plot - Elizabeth + 4 stones to the left, 3 stones to the right

Eliza

Martin, 1853 - 19xx

Charles, 1863 - 19xx

Jobe

Esther A. Decker, 1828 - 1912

Mother

William

Mary J

Frederic G. Derhsem, Michigan, PVT 5 Balloon Co., July 24, 1939

[Cemetery records indicate this is the son of Ernest C. Dershem, who later married Zoe Decker]

Flora A. Dershem, 1870 - 1918

A. Hope Dershem, 1894 - 1898

Oakwood Cemetery, 12440 Lime Creek Hwy, Morenci, MI (Google map)
I was not able to find this cemetery, as the directions indicate that it is on Lime Creek Rd., instead of Lime Creek Hwy.
According to records:

Decker, Joseph S, b. 01 Sep 1908, d. 19 Jul 1962, Pfc MI 1718 Svc Comd Unit, W.W. II

(Decker) Erma E, b. 02 Jun 1912]


West Adrian Cemetery, Wolf Creek Rd (Google map)

Capitola J. Bulson, 1866 - 1915

Nelta M. Bulson, Nov. 21, 1894 - June 14, 1903

Combined stone for Jaspar & Olive Decker - very well worn and difficult to read

1937 Record:  Jasper P, son Marinda, d. Mar. 1865, age 18y 4m, Sultana Victim, Civil War

1937 Record:  Olive R, dau Marinda, d. Sep 24, 1851, age 1y 6m 24 d [This can be confirmed by reading the headstone:  Olive R, died Sep 24, 1851 age 1y 6m 24d.  Also appears to be writing across the entire bottom of the stone]

Harley S. Decker, 1854 - 1872, G.A.R.

Rillia R. Pettis, 1858 - 1890

Marenda, wife of H.R. Decker, 1828 - 1902

Orlando L. Decker, 1852 - 1908 (row behind those above)

Mills Cemetery, Franklin Township (Google map)

Elbert A., son of H. E. & E. A. Decker, died Oct. 8, 1851, age 2y 1m 22d?

Edward L., son of H. E. & E. A. Decker, died May 20, 1858, age 4y 1m 2d?

Henry E. Decker, died June 23, 1858, age 49y 11m 23d

Location of the three Decker graves within the cemetery.

Oakwood Cemetery, Adrian, Michigan (Google map)

[Block #30]

George E. Decker, 1867 - 1936

Owen E. Decker, 1901 - 1959

Amelia M. Decker, 1871 - 1975

Kate Decker, 1847 - 1920

John Decker, 1832 - 1908

[Block #31]

Driscoll

Dale R., 1894 - 1955;  Isabel, 1895 - 1973;  Helen, 1923

Driscoll

Louise H., 1893 - 1979; Clifford K., 1892 - 1976


[Block #31]

Decker, Frances H., 1919 - 1992;  Orville L., 1913 - 1993


Wood

Clark L., 1864 - 1957;  Frances I., 1871 - 1962

Grace E. Wood, 1908 - 1928 [Adjacent to grave of Clark & Francis Wood]

[Block #31]

Elwood L. Smith, 1926 - 1994

[Block #31]

Glen Smith, 1878 - 1958

Bernice O. Smith, 1880 - 1958

Woodland Smith, 1900 - 1971

Smith marker - center of plot

Smith marker, three graves in front, three graves behind

Fern E. Smith, 1907 - 1994

Elizabeth Smith, 1849 - 1931

Hawley Smith, 1844 - 1926

View of the position of all six graves

[Block #29]

Fleming

Geo. W. Fleming, 1841 - 1906

Zora S. Fleming, 1844 - 1924

Geo. & Zora Fleming with main grave marker

[Block #23]

Decker/Dershem

Clark W. Decker, 1838 - 1923

Emma H. Decker, 1845 - 1908

Zoe Decker Dershem, 1868 - 1961

Ernest C. Dershem, 1868 - 1938

Leon Elwood Decker, 1873 - 1904

Mary Brown Decker, 1876 - [Blank]

Leon Adrian Decker, 1903 - 1981

Audrey C. Decker, 1903 - 1989

[Block #26]

Decker - Bertha Belle & Kate

Bertha Belle Decker, Feb. 19, 1879 - Jan. 11, 1895

Kate A. Decker, Mar. 16, 1856 - Oct. 30, 1927

[Block #1]

Parsons - Decker

Edwin N. Decker, 1848 - 1924

[On back of headstone for his wife, Anna Parsons]

Anna Parsons, Wife of E. N. Decker

1850 - 1915

Difficult to read;  1933 transcription reads: 

Sir Wm. Wallis, d. June 12, 1854, age 24y 4m 18d

Mother

Marie Parsons, Wife of Alfred P. Avery,

May 1, 1827 - April 11, 1892

Difficult to read;  1933 transcription reads: 

Emma, dau Wm & Marie, d. Jan 10, 1862, age 14y 5m 9d


[Block #32]

Decker, Hershel H, Mar. 3, 1917 - Feb. 7, 1973

Decker, Carolyn J, Jan. 14, 1920 - June 26, 1994

Married Aug. 30, 1941


Not pictured

Oakwood Cemetery - Pioneer Row

Decker, Alonzo, d. 8-2-1849, 1y 6m


 


November 3, 2009