Mount Pleasant Cemetery
Sodus Township
Located on Pipestone Road .

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This Cemetery is located in Section 24 of the Sodus Township, Sodus was located in Sodus twp in about 1859 and previously was a part of Pipestone Township (Ref: History of Berrien County). Some of the ancestors buried within this cemetery were responsible for the settling and creation of this township. The first election for the township, 1860, was held in the Rector School House. Mount Pleasant Cemetery was located near what was named School House No. 4. See the 1887 atlas map for Sodus township and section 24 for location of same. Note on this same map the vicinity of the cemetery being very close to the school house.
   The partial burial listing below does not include most of the children or vets buried here. Please contact us if you have more information.
Some info updated on October 4, 2011

Small Partial Listing
dc = death certificate / ol = old archaic listing

Name Date of Birth Date of Death Notes/Comments
Abbott, Hulda 1815 1900 do Samuel and Margaret COLYAR
M. 1st First Joseph "Joses" REAMS
M 2nd William ABBOTT
contributor, David Grinnell
Allen, Emily S 1849 Mar 29, 1915 dc
Allen, Israel M 1836 Mar 10, 1915 dc
Babcock, Charles May 10, 1915 May 26, 1915 dc so Erastus Babcock
Babcock, Emily J Jan 24, 1954 Dec 2, 1907 dc - nee Stuart
Ball, Clara J 23 yrs Mar 29, 1899 dc
Bennett, Allan age 3 yrs July 18, 1948 ran out from behind parents car and
was struck at Jean Klock Park
so Mr & Mrs Calvin Bennett =
per obit on July 19
Bentley, Elizabeth F 1854 1894 do Joseph and Hulda (COLYAR) REAMS
M. Byron H. Bentley
Brant, Betsey 1845 1921 ol - wo Phineas
Brant, Phineas 1829 1906 ol
Brehant, Henry 1832 Feb 11, 1920 dc - shown as Brehaut
Brame, Sara Catherine (Lasher) April 9, 1905 Litchfield, MN Mar 11, 1962 wed Richard Dalton Blame in Montana - Apr 29, 1927
obit Mar 13, 1962
News Paladium, Benton Harbor
Buckman, Abner A Feb 1, 1857 July 31, 1933 obit date husband to Elizabeth
Burnett, Robert 1836 1887 ol
Calvin, Hannah W 1839 1926 ol
Calvin, Ida B 1862 1888 ol
Calvin, John K 1833 Mar 11, 1910 dc
Carpenter, Harriet 1822 1875 ol
Correll, Florence Evelyn 73 yrs Oct 12, 1954 obit date obit
Correll, Loren A 1850 1890 ol - husband to Polly
Correll, Roy Mar 1880 Aug 23, 1920 dc - accident - kicked by horse
Crowel, Gilbert Lee Feb 28, 1907 Sep 16, 1917 dc - so Chas. Crowel
Curry, Marian E Aug 23, 1930 Aug 23, 1930 obit date Aug 25, 1930
Dana, Eurania 1858 Sep 3, 1915 do Jos. & Phoebe Fisher
Dunbar, Charles G "Charley" Sep 1865 Jan 25, 1904 dc - so Lyman Dunbar
Dunbar, Lyman 1830 1896 ol
Dunbar, Sarah (Johnson) Mar 4, 1831 Spr 4, 1918 dc - widow of Lyman
Edinger, Edna Irene (Dohm) Feb 5, 1897 May 26, 1948 obit date wo Lorenzo Dale "Pete" Edinger
Ertman, August 1860 1923 ol
Fidler, Luella 1863 1885 ol - other recs show-do Abraham Likes +
wed John H Fidler 17 Aug 1884
Fisher, Alice 1861 1893 ol - census shows do Josephus & Phebe Fisher
Fisher, Frank Oct 15, 1882 Sep 5, 1946 obits on Sep 6 & Sep 10, 1946
Fisher, Glenn J Dec 1, 1883 Mar 6, 1909 dc
Fisher, John G May 6, 1852 May 3, 1910 dc - so Josephus & Phoebe Fisher
Fisher, Josephus 1829 Apr 10, 1898 dc - so George Fisher
Fisher, Madeline 1903 Oct 24, 1903 dc-stillborn - do Abrahm Fisher
Fisher, Phebe A (Gano per dc) 1829 Aug 22, 1904 dc - widow of Josephus
Flener, Henry C 14 yrs May 22, 1945 obit date drowned after having swimming cramp
so Otis Flener
Gano, Elizabeth 1843 1861 ol
Gano, Fred S 1861 1922 ol
Gano, Hiram T 1850 Apr 25, 1920 dc - so John Gano
Gano, Hulda - nee Price 64 yrs Aug 11, 1933 obit date wo Ancil - Hulda Jane Price, b: 20 May 1869 in Sodus and died 11 Aug 1933 in Sodus. She married Ancil H Gano on 21 Nov 1891 in Eau Claire. Officiated by Joseph Tenaut, Justice of the Peace, and witnessed by Mollie and Rose Tenaut of Eau Claire.
Correction submitted by:
Gregory L. McGowan
Gano, Jane 1807 1889 ol
Gano, John 1800 1889 ol
Gano, Josiah E 1828 1875 ol
Gano, M L 1844 1926 ol
Gano, Wm 1833 1890 ol
Garrett, Emma Adelaid 1855 Jan 1, 1919 dc - do Geo Gano
Garrett, John W 1848 1923 ol
Garrison, Albert S Feb 14, 1847 Mar 31, 1914 -
Garrison, Alvin S Feb 14, 1847 Mar 31, 1914 dc - so Wm Garrison
Garrison, Anna 1816 1883 ol
Garrison, Harriett or Hariett 1841 Mar 8, 1903 dc - do Jacob McCrary
Garrison, Horatio N 1845 1867 ol
Garrison, James Musser 1837 May 8, 1919 dc - so Wm Garrison
Garrison, Minnie M 1866 1924 ol
Garrison, Wallace 1865 Sep 28, 1905 dc - so James M Garrison
Garrison, M 1882 1886 ol
Garrison, William H Jan 31, 1869 Sep 8, 1913 dc - so James M Garrison
Gilbert, Ellen E 1844 1925 ol
Gilbert, Nathan 1833 1884 ol
Gilson, Jermain 1823 1889 ol
Gilson, Mary 1866 1882 ol
Gleason, Charles T 1836 Oct 13, 1912 dc - so Patrick Gleason
Gleason, Chilli Bell 80 yrs June 15, 1948 obit on June 21, 1948 - Mrs. Fred Gleason
Gleason, Mary Ella Jan 28, 1906 Nov 1912 dc - do Geo Gleason
Gleason, Sarrah Harriet Sep 14, 1834 May 19, 1911 dc - nee Hemingway? copy smudged
Goins, John H 1862 Nov 23, 1912 dc - do John Goins - ol shows Goines <sp>
Hadley, Clara L 1858 1925 ol
Hadley, Samuel O Oct 4, 1851 Dec 3, 1902 dc - wo Seth Hadley
Hadley, Eva 1 day Jan 27, 1912 dc - do Warren C Hadley
Handy, John W 1845 1925 ol
Hanson, Rachael 1841 1924 ol
Harlow, Caroline 1805 1888 ol
Harlow, Erastus 1819 1891 ol
Hart, C J 1853 1894 ol
Hart, Elizabeth 1827 Oct 14, 1900 dc - nee Rush
Hart, Orlando 83 ages Feb 29, 1904 dc - so Erastus Hart
Hart, William Jan 1, 1872 Russia Mar 15, 1950 obit date husband of Augustina Sempert Hart
Hartman, Farmer S 1865 Sep 21, 1903 dc - so Geo Hartman
Hartman, George C 1822 1893 ol
Hartman, Kate F 1812 1886 ol
Hartman, Willie S 1860 1881 ol
Haskins, Emily Jane (Olney) July 15, 1880 Dec 30, 1954 obit date obit
Hitchings, Marion 1850 1914 ol
Hitchings, William 1847 Apr 2, 1900 dc
Hogue, Charles 1834 1882 ol
Hogue, Courtland 1864 1881 ol
Hogue, Hannah Aug 17, 1839 Oct 8, 1914 dc -widow
Holiday,Cora (Lett) 1870 Feb 2, 1916 dc George Lett
Iliff, Elizabeth H 1845 Dec 4, 1911 dc
Illiff, Joshua Calvin 1840 May 4, 1916 dc - also CW Vet =Co F 171st Ohio Inf
(National Guard)
Ingalsbe<sp> Annie 1823 1903 ol
Ingalsbe, Joseph W 1880 Aug 9, 1898 dc - drowned
Ingalsbe, Olive 1796 1863 ol
Ingalsbe, Orson 1822 1883 ol
Jenkins, Mary Ann May 23, 1885 Jun 26, 1914 wo Roy
do Henry Tidy
Keigley, George 78 yrs Mar 6, 1898 dc - died Van Burien County, MI
Keigley, Mary J 1841 1883 ol
Kelsey, Mary 1820 1879 ol
King, Letha 1867 1889 ol
Landon, Eunice J 1836 1879 ol
Lawrence, Thomas A 1848 1903 ol
Lee, Helen D Feb 14, 1833 Oct 6, 1914 widow
do Thomas Martin
Lett, George 1838 1894 ol
Lett, James W 1865 1895 ol
Letz, Lewis Nov 26, 1913 June 18, 1914 infant child of Wm & Vena Letz both born Russia
Likes, Abigail or Abigal 1813 1811 ol
Likes, Abraham 1829 1890 ol
Likes, Alva Norman Dec 29, 1869 Feb 9, 1946 obit date wed Sep 24, 1894 Maranda Luella Reames
so Jacob
Likes, Arthur James 30 yrs Nov 6, 1901 dc - so Jacob Likes
Likes, Eva 65 yrs Jan 28, 1899 dc - widow of Abraham - per census
Likes, Jacob C Dec 22, 1841 Ohio Feb 23, 1913 ? dc - widowed - Civil War Vet
Likes, Nancy Ann (Acton) Oct 10, 1845-Ohio Mar 23, 1910 dc - wo Jacob
Little, Charles H 1855 1921 ol
Little, Nancy 1866 need date ol
Little, Sherman G 14 yrs Sep 1, 1902? dc
McKean, Leander 1850 1894 ol
Merrill, James William Sep 8, 1914 stillborn dc so Charles Merrill
Myers, Harriet Carpenter Mar 3, 1853 Feb 20. 1931 obit date wo James Myers - wed July 4, 1879
Myers, James W Aug 4, 1857 Nov 8, 1905 dc
Newman, Caledonia D 1856 1879 ol
Newman, James T 1807 1882 ol
Newman, Robert L 1845 July 9, 1915 ol shows 1845 & dc shows 1852 for dob
Norris, Ceba B 1854 1919 ol
Norris, Ida F 1858 1920 ol
Olney, "Father" 1815 1893 ol - census shows given name as Nathan
Olney, "Mother" 1822 1897 ol - census shows given name as Roby
Peters, Angelina Feb 8, 1854 Oct 16, 1916 dc - nee Hadley
Phillips, Erving 1855 1922 ol
Phillips, Lucy A 1858 need date ol
Price, Ellen A 1857 Apr 1, 1915 dc - nee Acton
Price, Esther C 1850 1867 ol
Price, Henry W 1816 Feb 6, 1899 dc
Price, Rachael 1823 before 1899 ol
Price, William 1842 1922 ol
Rector, Hiram 1819 1893 ol - so David
Rector, Nancy Nov 25, 1830 Mar 14, 1913 dc widowed
Rush, John B 1826 1888 so Henry RUSH
husband of Mahala REAMS
Rush, Martha Ann or Mahala 1835 1873 (Martha is not correct it should be Mahala)
do Joseph and Hulda (COLYAR) REAMS
wo John B. RUSH
contributed by: David Grinnell
Schell, Minnie L Dec 3, 1886 - PA Oct 29, 1943 Wed - Vaugh Schell Nov 15, 1916
Schroeder, Norman E Apr 13, 1936 Feb 2, 1953 obit date so Erwin Schroeder
Sherwood, Amelia M 1835 1882 ol
Sherwood, Asa W 1834 Sep 25, 1897 ol
Spaulding, Roxanna L 1869 1922 ol
Stevens, Lucy 1852 1921 ol
Stuart, Milton W 1859 1925 ol
Thornton, infant Mar 22, 1902 same as dob dc - so Henry Thornton
Thornton, Ida J 1869 1921 ol
Thornton, Henry 1857 need date ol
Winters, Allie 1865 1885 ol
Winters, Charles 1826 1881 ol
Winters, John Feb 11. 1859 Apr 6, 1917 ol * dc - so Charles Winters
Winters, Maryett 1833 1894 ol - wo Charles
Worick, William William May 30, 1857 Sep 12, 1917 33rd Mich Vol Inf. Co I
Source:
http://www.spanamwar.com/michigangraves.htm
Wycoff, Caroline Mar 28, 1835 Sep 12, 1914 widowed
Wycoff, William E May 19, 1866 Dec 20, 1914 born Noble Co., IN
Wycoff, William 1833 1889 ol
Wyrick, Joseph 1830 Mar 13, 1904 dc
Wyrick, Lydia 68 yrs Apr 28, 1899 dc - nee Ingelsbe?

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