Howe Cemetery
Bertrand Township
Located on Buffalo Road
(Turn South off of Hwy 12 on to South on Red Bud Trail, then East on Buffalo Road)
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Many of the Howe and associated families, along with friends in this community can be found buried in this old cemetery. Frederick Howe arrived in the area circa 1834 and fell in love with the Bertrand area. To the area in 1835 (per county history) brought his wife and 11 children. Frederick Howe Sr's mother, Johanna, is the first known person buried in this 5 acre cemetery.  Nancy Heib has done a wonderful job on Find a Grave of profiling this pioneer family and many more of the burials are listed there. Howe - Find a Grave
On listing below, OL stands for Old listing an dc = death certificate
Gates Cemetery sign overview 2
overview stones stones

Photos by: Teresa O'Riley

Howe Marker
Howe Cemetery
In Memory of
Frederick and Polly Bliss Howe
Who gave this land in 1833
 

Small Donated Partial Old Burial Listing

 Photo Name Date of Birth Date of Death Notes/Comments
- Bailey, Frederick J 1850 1919  
- Bailey, Lucinda (Howe) December 24, 1816 July 25, 1895 do Frederick
- Barlow, John 25 years Apr 18, 1852 per family bio
- Barmore, Almettie (Wolkins) October 27, 1871 February 28, 1955  
- Barmore, George A October 24, 1871 March 10, 1956 wed Aug 11, 1896 to Almetta Wolkins
Barnes, Viola J 30 yrs June 9, 1890 OL - wo TT
Benton, Luella M 23 Yrs Dec 12, 1878 OL
Cora Best Best, Cora D 4yrs 2 mos 7 days Nov 2, 1863 do H. N. & S Best
David Best Best, David 77 yrs 9 mos Sept 27, 1899  
  Blake, Charles 1819 1873 OL
  Blake, Elizabeth 1819 1874 OL
  Blake, Lucy 25 yrs 1862 OL
- Bliss, Anna Gibson Ross Sep 8, 1800 Nov 11, 1864  
- Bliss, DeBert Nov. 25, 1835 Sep. 27, 1887  
- Bliss, Hiram Sr. Nov. 7, 1802 Oct. 5, 1864  
         
Link to photo Carpenter, Wilson F 1875 1954  
Link to photo Carpenter, Mettie 1874 1939  
- Crowfoot, Maria (Sampson) Oct 12, 1815 Jan 30, 1888  
  Davenport, Laura 1818 1877 wo William
  Davenport, William 1818 1877 OL
- DeMont, Edward - Jan. 5, 1851 per family history
Dempsey, Betsey 74 yrs Mar 12, 1872 OL
  Dempsey, John 51 yrs Mar 25, 1852 OL
  Dempsey, John 1827 1902 OL
  Dempsey, Martha 46 yrs Aug 27, 1879 OL - wo James
Farran, Emma 1867 1893 OL - do H & S
  Farran, Henry C 1827 1892 OL
  Farran, Sarah A 1831 1910 OL
  Franklin, Benjamin 76 yrs Oct 26, 1882 OL
- Franklin, Caroline Cummings 37 yrs 5 mos 12 days Apr 1, 1847 wo Benj. Franklin
- Franklin , Catherine M. Perrott Oct 20, 1844 Feb 15, 1903 wf of F. Franklin
- Franklin, Dell July 1, 1876 Sept. 6, 1876 do - F. & C. M. Franklin
- Franklin, Freeman Mar. 29, 1841 Sep. 26, 1909  
- Franklin, John Henry 21 yrs., 10 mos., & 20 days Mar. 29, 1852 so - B. & C. Franklin
  Franklin, Truman Mar 29, 1841 Sep 26, 1907 OL
- French, Betsy Thayer   Jan 2, 1861 wo Titus French Sr
- French, Caro Paulina - Miss Feb 23, 1840 Nov 9, 1889  
- French, Ella (Davenport) July 8, 1851 April 12, 1938 wo Willard French
- French, Fred Eugene May 20, 1873 June 24, 1952  
- French, Mercy J. (Barnard) 1818 February 18, 1892  
- French, Paulina February 23, 1850 November 9, 1889  
  French, Sarah E 1818 1857 OL
- French, Samuel May 8, 1817 February 7, 1892  
- French, Sophronia 1854 1854  
- French Titus Sr. Jun 6, 1785 Dec. 18, 1865  
- French, Titus T. Jr. November 24, 1814 November 8, 1903  
- French, Verna Mrs. age 76 years May 17, 1966  
- French, Willard Apr 6, 1847 Jan 23, 1922  
- Goit, Delina M. Franklin 29 yrs., 11 mos., & 22 days Jan 23, 1873 wo - R. P. Goit
  Gray, Ester 1854 1899 OL
  Gray, George 1840 1922 OL
Millie Hanover Hanover, Millie 20 yrs 10 mos 20 days June 20, 1869 wo John Hanover
- Harrison, Gilbert or Albert per OL Aug. 4, 1781 May 30, 1858 -
  Haslett, James age 84 years Mar 12, 1933 from obit
- Haslett, John Alexander December 28, 1853 3 August 25, 1932  
- Haslett, Martha Ellen (Beck) February 1850 December 3, 1931 wo James
- Haslett, Sarah (Ashbrook) February 28, 1863 August 14, 1936 wo William - wed Oct 8, 1879
  Haslett, William 1825 1889 OL
- Haslett, William Best July 28, 1855 July 23, 1945 so William & Mary Ellen Best Haslet
  Howe, Betsey 23 yrs Jan 18, 1853 OL - wo Francis W
- Howe, Charles F. Mar 22, 1832 May 7, 1913 wed Lucy Crowfoot of Crofoot
Civil War Vet - Co I 12 Mich Inf. promoted to Major
  Howe, Charlotte age 18 yrs need date OL - do Frederick & Polly
- Howe, Francis Willard Oct 4, 1818 Mar. 21, 1898 per obit.
m1. Betsy Crane - she d. Jan 18, 1853 at age 23 years
m2. Hannah C. French
- Howe, Frederick Sr. Feb 6, 1788 Feb. 18, 1864 his wife Polly died in 1869
- Howe, Frederick October 24, 1862 January 15, 1937  
- Howe, Frederick Alonzo Jr 1813 1862 son of Frederick Howe Sr.
- Howe, Joanna 93 years Oct. 11, 1838 wo Antipass Howe - Husband buried NY state
  Howe, Hannah 82 yrs 1838 OL - wo F W
- Howe, Hannah C French Aug 27, 1827 November 12, 1889  
Johanna Howe Howe, Johanna Aged 93 years died Oct 14, 1838 wo Antipas Howe -
  Howe, Lucy G 1827 1902 OL
- Howe, Polly Bliss Feb. 3, 1791 Feb. 19, 1869 wo Frederick
  Howe, Sarah A 1835 1915 OL
Aaron Huff Huff, Aaron aged 18 yrs 16 d's Mar 10, 1863 so Jacob & Sarah
civil war casualty
Jacob Huff Huff, Jacob 45 yrs 11 mos 22 d's June 6, 1851 Gone to Rest
- Kennedy, Harry M 1917 2004 US Army Vet
- Lister, May R. (Howe) May 12, 1877 Jan 20,. 1949 do Charles F. and Lucy Howe
wo Bird Lister he died 1940
- Merrifield, Philip R Oct 22, 1904 Apr 24, 1977 Husb. of former Virgina P. Lister she d. Aug 11, 1967
- Morgan, Rosaloo ? 1838 1881 OL
- Mott, Sidney Feb 1866 Dec 15, 1933 per obit
- Murchland, Mark N age 24 years June 27, 1970 born Sep 1945 - US Army Vietnam Vet
- Perrott, Catherine Oct 20, 1844 Feb 15, 1903 OL - wo T. Franklin
- Pope, Orphy 71 yrs Nov 5, 1859 OL - wo Joseph
  Pope, Joseph 82 yrs April 28, 1862 OL
  Reynolds, George 74 yrs Feb 15, 1874 OL
  Reynolds, Joseph F 22 yrs June 16, 1863 OL - so G F & L Reynolds
CW Vet - 9th Mich Vol. Reg
  Rooke, Annie 1827 1904 OL - wo William
  Rooke, William 1818 1863 OL
  Rowe, Mary E 20 yrs 1854 OL
- Royer, Ida Dell (Andrews) Sep 3, 1868 Feb 25, 1955 wo James C. Royer
- Royer, James Calvin Rev. Oct 8, 1859 Oct 24, 1934  
- Salisbury, Eliza A. Mar. 12, 1846 Oct. 1, 1863 do H & M.J. Salisbury
Salisbury Salisbury, Hamilton 67 yrs 6 mos 23 days March 12, 1873  
- Salisbury, Mahala Hill 1807 1863  
- Sherwood, Della (Henry) Jun 14, 1861 July 20. 1940  
- Sherwood, Harvey Apr 17, 1897 Nov 12, 1961 so Albert & Nellie
husb. of Lois Crawford
Link to photo Smith, Charlotte L 1853 June 10, 1933 died when hit by auto
Link to photo Smith, James A 1849 1927  
  Smith, James 1849 1902 OL
- Smith, Mary Howe-DeMont Mar. 28, 1820 Dec. 24, 1884 m1. Edward DeMont he d.
m2. James Smith
  Spears, Laura C Mrs. May 20, 1873 Apr 27, 1960 wo David Spears
nee Carpenter
  Tarran, Anna Thorburn Feb 29, 1884 Feb 22, 1913 death cert.
Alexander Thorburn & Theodoria Burdroft born
Canada
informant Eugene Tarran
- Treat, Bryan Wood Oct 17, 1870 Oct 26, 1959 so David and Alzina Reynolds Treat
husb of Lulu C. Howe
- Treat, David R. December 22, 1862 October 8, 1949  
- Treat, George Fleming August 22, 1859 March 9, 1939  
- Treat, Lulu Charlotte (Howe) January 15, 1872 September 6, 1964  
- Welch, Alfred 1869 1902 OL
  Welch, John 1842 1912 OL

 

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