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Clinton County
Michigan

Cemeteries and Memorial Sites of Politicians in Clinton County

Index to Locations

  • Bath Rose Cemetery
  • DeWitt DeWitt Cemetery
  • DeWitt Township Hurd Cemetery
  • Eagle North Eagle Cemetery
  • Eagle Township Niles Cemetery
  • Elsie Riverside Cemetery
  • Fowler Most Holy Trinity Cemetery
  • Gunnisonville Gunnisonville Cemetery
  • Near Maple Rapids Sowle Cemetery
  • Ovid Maple Grove Cemetery
  • St. Johns Mt. Rest Cemetery
  • Wacousta Wacousta Cemetery
  • Watertown Township Chapel Hill Memorial Gardens
  • Westphalia St. Mary's Cemetery


    Rose Cemetery
    Bath, Clinton County, Michigan
    See also Findagrave page for this location.
    Politicians buried here:
      Banker W. Cade (1863-1938) — of Meridian Township, Ingham County, Mich. Born in Michigan, January 12, 1863. Candidate for Michigan state house of representatives from Ingham County 2nd District, 1910. English ancestry. Died in Michigan, August 8, 1938 (age 75 years, 208 days). Interment at Rose Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Thomas Cade (1824-1884) and Sarah Cade (1827-1914).
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial


    DeWitt Cemetery
    DeWitt, Clinton County, Michigan
    Politicians buried here:
      Randolph Strickland (1823-1880) — of DeWitt, Clinton County, Mich. Born in Dansville, Livingston County, N.Y., February 4, 1823. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Michigan, 1856, 1868; member of Michigan state senate 22nd District, 1861-62; U.S. Representative from Michigan 6th District, 1869-71; defeated, 1870. Died in Battle Creek, Calhoun County, Mich., May 5, 1880 (age 57 years, 91 days). Interment at DeWitt Cemetery.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
      Mary Pattison (1926-2006) — of Michigan. Born April 11, 1926. Democrat. Candidate in primary for Michigan state house of representatives 58th District, 1974. Female. Catholic. Died December 30, 2006 (age 80 years, 263 days). Interment at DeWitt Cemetery.
      Relatives: Married to Frank V. Wierzbicki (1925-1991).


    Hurd Cemetery
    DeWitt Township, Clinton County, Michigan
    Politicians buried here:
    Dora H. Stockman Dora Hall Stockman (1872-1948) — also known as Dora H. Stockman; Dora Hall; Dora Weinkauf — of Lansing, Ingham County, Mich.; East Lansing, Ingham County, Mich. Born in a log cabin at Marilla, Manistee County, Mich., August 4, 1872. Republican. School teacher; Lecturer of the Michigan State Grange, and editor of the Grange paper, the Michigan Patron; songwriter; member of Michigan state board of agriculture, 1920-31; Dry candidate for delegate to Michigan convention to ratify 21st amendment from Ingham County 2nd District, 1933; member of Michigan state house of representatives from Ingham County 2nd District, 1939-46. Female. Member, Grange; Women's Christian Temperance Union. First woman to hold statewide elective office in Michigan. Died in California, 1948 (age about 75 years). Interment at Hurd Cemetery.
      Relatives: Daughter of Leander Hall and Lucy Jane (Bennet) Hall; married, August 8, 1889, to Francis M. Stockman (died 1932); married 1947 to Gustof Weinkauf.
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial
      Image source: Michigan Manual 1927


    North Eagle Cemetery
    Eagle, Clinton County, Michigan
    Politicians buried here:
      John Paxton Espie (1881-1949) — also known as John P. Espie — of Eagle, Clinton County, Mich. Born in Moscow Township, Hillsdale County, Mich., February 14, 1881. Republican. Member of Michigan state house of representatives from Clinton County, 1923-32, 1935-49; defeated, 1932; died in office 1949. Episcopalian. Member, Grange; Farm Bureau; Freemasons; Odd Fellows. Died December 2, 1949 (age 68 years, 291 days). Interment at North Eagle Cemetery.
      Relatives: Married 1904 to Edith H. Sprague (1880-1932); married 1933 to Alice Sexton Slocum.
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial


    Niles Cemetery
    Eagle Township, Clinton County, Michigan
    Politicians buried here:
      Philo Doty — of Clinton County, Mich. Member of Michigan state house of representatives from Clinton County 1st District, 1869-72. Interment at Niles Cemetery.
      Relatives: Great-grandfather of Dean B. Doty (1919-1998).


    Riverside Cemetery
    Elsie, Clinton County, Michigan
    Politicians buried here:
    Andrew W. Cobb Andrew Whitney Cobb (1911-1975) — also known as Andrew W. Cobb — of Duplain Township, Clinton County, Mich. Born in Duplain Township, Clinton County, Mich., February 12, 1911. Republican. Farmer; member of Michigan state house of representatives, 1950-64 (Clinton County 1950-54, Eaton District 1955-64); candidate in primary for Michigan state senate 30th District, 1964; candidate for Presidential Elector for Michigan, 1968. Methodist. Member, Freemasons; Grange; Farm Bureau. Died in St. Johns, Clinton County, Mich., January 21, 1975 (age 63 years, 343 days). Interment at Riverside Cemetery.
      Relatives: Married, October 31, 1936, to E. Jean Mansfield (1912-2005).
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial
      Image source: Michigan Manual 1957-58


    Most Holy Trinity Cemetery
    Fowler, Clinton County, Michigan
    Politicians buried here:
      Herbert Armbrustmacher (1872-1960) — of Clinton County, Mich. Born in 1872. Democrat. Candidate for Michigan state house of representatives from Clinton County, 1916; delegate to Michigan convention to ratify 21st amendment from Clinton County, 1933. Died in 1960 (age about 88 years). Interment at Most Holy Trinity Cemetery.
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial


    Gunnisonville Cemetery
    Gunnisonville, Clinton County, Michigan
    Politicians buried here:
      Glenn T. Cheney (1923-1999) — of Clinton County, Mich. Born August 12, 1923. Democrat. Candidate for Michigan state house of representatives from Clinton County, 1952. Died February 8, 1999 (age 75 years, 180 days). Interment at Gunnisonville Cemetery.
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial


    Sowle Cemetery
    Near Maple Rapids, Clinton County, Michigan
    Politicians buried here:
      Edward William Fehling (1880-1957) — also known as Edward W. Fehling — of St. Johns, Clinton County, Mich. Born in Watertown, Jefferson County, Wis., June 27, 1880. Republican. Lawyer; Clinton County Prosecuting Attorney, 1915-20; director and attorney for Farmers State Savings Bank, and State Bank of St. Johns; member of Michigan state senate 15th District, 1935-38; delegate to Republican National Convention from Michigan, 1936; candidate in primary for Lieutenant Governor of Michigan, 1938; candidate for circuit judge in Michigan 29th Circuit, 1941 (primary), 1942. Congregationalist. Member, Freemasons; Knights Templar; Order of the Eastern Star; Odd Fellows; Grange. Died, in Clinton Memorial Hospital, St. Johns, Clinton County, Mich., August 10, 1957 (age 77 years, 44 days). Interment at Sowle Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Otto Fehling and Helen (Newman) Fehling; married, June 7, 1908, to Mary G. Boyle (1881-1960).


    Maple Grove Cemetery
    Ovid, Clinton County, Michigan
    Politicians buried here:
    Adam Beattie Adam Beattie (1833-1893) — of Ovid, Clinton County, Mich. Born in Seneca County, N.Y., November 26, 1833. Republican. Served in the Union Army during the Civil War; sawmill owner; member of Michigan state senate 17th District, 1873-74; postmaster. Congregationalist. Scottish ancestry. Member, Freemasons; Grand Army of the Republic. Died June 26, 1893 (age 59 years, 212 days). Interment at Maple Grove Cemetery.
      Relatives: Married to Mary E. Hand.
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial
      Image source: Past and Present of Washtenaw County (1906)


    Mt. Rest Cemetery
    706 East Steel
    St. Johns, Clinton County, Michigan
    See also Findagrave page for this location.
    Politicians buried here:
      John Swegles, Jr. (1819-1861) — of Michigan. Born in Hector, Schuyler County, N.Y., April 15, 1819. Founder of St. Johns, Michigan; Michigan state auditor general, 1851-54. Died in St. Johns, Clinton County, Mich., December 17, 1861 (age 42 years, 246 days). Interment at Mt. Rest Cemetery.
      Relatives: Father-in-law of Oliver Lyman Spaulding (1833-1922).
      Kelly S. Searl (1862-1942) — also known as Kelley S. Searl — of Ithaca, Gratiot County, Mich.; St. Johns, Clinton County, Mich. Born in Fairfield, Shiawassee County, Mich., February 1, 1862. Republican. Lawyer; circuit judge in Michigan 29th Circuit, 1906-17, 1927-42; died in office 1942. Methodist. Member, Freemasons; Odd Fellows; Knights of Pythias; Maccabees. Died April 28, 1942 (age 80 years, 86 days). Interment at Mt. Rest Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Chauncey D. Searl and Harriet E. (Kelley) Searl; married, September 30, 1885, to Maggie A. Smith.
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial
    Jay Robert McColl Jay Robert McColl (1867-1936) — also known as Jay R. McColl — of Detroit, Wayne County, Mich. Born in Webster Township, Washtenaw County, Mich., March 24, 1867. Republican. Engineer; member of Michigan state board of agriculture, 1922-27; appointed 1922. Scottish ancestry. Died in 1936 (age about 69 years). Interment at Mt. Rest Cemetery.
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial
      Image source: Michigan Manual 1927
      Henry E. Walbridge (1850-1927) — of St. Johns, Clinton County, Mich. Born in Glover, Orleans County, Vt., March 31, 1850. Lawyer; delegate to Michigan state constitutional convention 19th District, 1907-08. Died in 1927 (age about 77 years). Interment at Mt. Rest Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Henry Walbridge (born 1820) and Zilpha (Allen) Walbridge; half-brother of John Hill Walbridge; first cousin twice removed of Nathan Read; second cousin twice removed of Ebenezer William Walbridge and Henry Sanford Walbridge; third cousin once removed of John Jay Walbridge, John Adams Dix, David Safford Walbridge, Hiram Walbridge (1821-1870), Hiram Augustus Huse and Charles Kirk Tilden; third cousin twice removed of Elijah Hunt Mills; third cousin thrice removed of Timothy Bigelow; fourth cousin of Charles Otis Nason; fourth cousin once removed of Elisha Hunt Allen, Gouverneur Morris, Rufus Heaton, Alexander Wheelock Thayer, John Ogden Bigelow and Cyrus Packard Walbridge.
      Political family: Kellogg-Seymour-Chapin-Adams family of Connecticut and New York (subset of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial
      William Henry Brunson (1858-1932) — also known as Will H. Brunson — of St. Johns, Clinton County, Mich. Born in 1858. Republican. Postmaster at St. Johns, Mich., 1901; alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Michigan, 1908. Died in 1932 (age about 74 years). Interment at Mt. Rest Cemetery.
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial
      Leo J. Amspoker (1894-1958) — of Gratiot County, Mich. Born in 1894. Democrat. Democratic candidate for Michigan state house of representatives from Gratiot County, 1950 (primary), 1950, 1952. Died in 1958 (age about 64 years). Interment at Mt. Rest Cemetery.
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial
      Goldie Palmer Brooks (1891-1974) — also known as Goldie P. Brooks; Goldie Palmer — of St. Johns, Clinton County, Mich. Born in 1891. Republican. Member of Michigan Republican State Central Committee, 1939. Female. Died in 1974 (age about 83 years). Interment at Mt. Rest Cemetery.
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial
      Albert Thornton Allaby (1903-1982) — also known as A. T. Allaby — of St. Johns, Clinton County, Mich. Born in Canada, October 7, 1903. Republican. Member of Michigan Republican State Central Committee, 1947-49; chair of Clinton County Republican Party, 1950; delegate to Republican National Convention from Michigan, 1952. Congregationalist. Died in St. Johns, Clinton County, Mich., April 7, 1982 (age 78 years, 182 days). Interment at Mt. Rest Cemetery.
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial


    Wacousta Cemetery
    Wacousta, Clinton County, Michigan
    Politicians buried here:
      Eric E. Kauma (1930-2004) — of Eagle, Clinton County, Mich. Born June 29, 1930. Lawyer; candidate in primary for circuit judge in Michigan 29th Circuit, 1978. Died November 22, 2004 (age 74 years, 146 days). Interment at Wacousta Cemetery.
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial


    Chapel Hill Memorial Gardens
    4444 West Grand River Avenue
    Watertown Township, Clinton County, Michigan
    See also Findagrave page for this location.
    Politicians buried here:
      Ernest Temple Cameron (1879-1950) — also known as Ernest T. Cameron — of Mt. Pleasant, Isabella County, Mich. Born in Leith, Ontario, April 14, 1879. Republican. School teacher; Isabella County School Commissioner, 1907-11; alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Michigan, 1916. Member, Knights of the Maccabees; Elks; Knights of Pythias; Odd Fellows; Freemasons; Royal Arch Masons; Royal and Select Masters; Shriners. Died in Ingham County, Mich., March 3, 1950 (age 70 years, 323 days). Interment at Chapel Hill Memorial Gardens.
      Relatives: Son of John R. Cameron (died 1908) and Anna (Morrison) Cameron; married to Mattie Johnson.
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial


    St. Mary's Cemetery
    Westphalia, Clinton County, Michigan
    Politicians buried here:
      Sherry Lee Finkbeiner (1941-2013) — also known as Sherry L. Finkbeiner; Sherry Lee Gilcher — of East Lansing, Ingham County, Mich.; Eagle, Clinton County, Mich. Born in Battle Creek, Calhoun County, Mich., August 10, 1941. Democrat. Member of Michigan Democratic State Central Committee, 1979; alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from Michigan, 1980. Female. Catholic. Died March 21, 2013 (age 71 years, 223 days). Interment at St. Mary's Cemetery.
      Relatives: Daughter of Gaylen Finkbeiner and Emma (Torrey) Finkbeiner; married to Joseph Edward Gerald Finkbeiner (1942-2013).
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial
      Joseph Edward Gerald Finkbeiner (1942-2013) — also known as Joe Finkbeiner — of East Lansing, Ingham County, Mich.; Eagle, Clinton County, Mich. Born in Hastings, Barry County, Mich., March 10, 1942. Democrat. Electrician; automobile worker; chair of Ingham County Democratic Party, 1973-78. Member, American Civil Liberties Union; United Auto Workers. Died February 26, 2013 (age 70 years, 353 days). Interment at St. Mary's Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Clifford Finkbeiner and Monica (Anderson) Finkbeiner; married to Sherry Lee Gilcher (1941-2013).


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