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Cottonwood Cemetery, Council

headstones photographs at USGenWeb Idaho Archives

Research shared by Dale Fisk
Council Valley Museum, Adams County Cemetery Records

Corrections, additions, contributions Sharon McConnel

Civil War Veteran Information from Idaho State Historical Society

Click on last name to see picture of headstone.

Last Name First Middle Birth Death Date of News Notes Newspaper Date
Anderson John   30 Jan 1816 28 Apr 1896      
Austin John         No marker, CVHTL says he is buried here, husband of Patsey.  
Austin Patsey   11 Nov 1835 10 Jul 1897   Close-up  "Wife of John Austin"  
Bacus Ruth Kiser       Father of Tina Warner. PVT US ARMY WW I 13 Apr 1916
Ball Erma E 1904 1971      
Brewer baby     1928      
Brewer Earl E 1881 1923 ACL, 28 Dec 1923, p1c6 b. 25 Mar 1881, d. 24 Dec 1923 ACL, wife died 22 May 1922. 24 Dec 1923
Brewer Sebra A 1845 1933 ACL, 26 May 1933 p1c6, 2 Jun p1c5,6    
Conway Harold W 1907 1909 CL, 26 March 1909 p1c1 "Baby". CL - d. 20 Mar 1909 15 mos. 20 Mar 1909
Duree David   1870 1944      
Duree Ida (Moser) 1876 1913 CL, 31 Oct 1913 p1c4 Same headstone as Glendora Kiser, her niece.  
Duree Nimon   1865 1940 ACL, 12 Jan 1940 p1c5    
Elliott baby       ?WS, 11 Aug 1909. CL, 13 Aug 1909 p1c4 "JJ Elliott's Baby". CL - b. and d. dates, son of Chub. 8 Aug 1909
Gould Eveline     9 Dec 1899   "Aged 16 days"  
Gould Lois Jean 12 Aug 1941 11 Nov 1941   "Daughter of Lester and Helen"  
Haines Harry E 1881 1936   Day and month of death come from CVHTL. 24 Nov 1936
Haines Martha Alice 3 Sep 1896 13 May 1913 WS, 15 May 1913. CL, 16 May 1913 p1c1 DC #5757 - father Wm R Haines  
Haines Martha Dotte 1862 1927 ACL, 20 May 1927, p1 DC #57377 - father, Samuel Williams; mother, Mandy E ?; informant, Henry H Haines; source of second b. & d. dates. 19 May 1927
Haines William Ruben 1858 1945      
Heathco baby     1922 ACL, 22 Dec 1922, p5c3 "George Heathco's Baby". b. 14 Dec 1922, d. 17 Dec 1922, three days old ACL. 17 Dec 1922
Heathco Bertha E 14 Oct 1892 5 Apr 1982      
Heathco Dilah Pearl 1921 1943      
Heathco Elizabeth C 10 Oct 1845 27 Mar 1916      
Heathco Elizabeth Jane     ACL. 9 April 1920, p5c4 There is no marker, this info is from ACL. 1 Apr 1920
Heathco Elizabeth L       third wife, second wife is supposed to be buried here, not third  
Heathco George   1880 1942      
Heathco Helen   1920 1936      
Heathco Margaret   1911 1932 ACL, 11 Nov 1932 p1c5    
Heathco Solomon   1840 1927 ACL, 5 Aug 1927, p1 Days and months for dates are from CVHTL.    Civil War Veteran
Heiser Harry D 28 Jul 1904 2 Apr 1920 ACL, 9 April 1920, p5c4    
Heiser Marie E 10 Dec 1932 19 Jan 1933 ACL, 27 Jan 1933 p1c5 ACL - notice, infant of Ralph  
Heiser Ralph Floyd 1909 1944      
Heiser Ralph L 17 Sep 1907 Nov 1944 ACL, 6 Oct 1944 "Scot. Co. Kansas". Ralph F. and Ralph L. have their gravestones right next to each other here
Higgins Alice M 1859 1943   "Mother". Same headstone as Palmer W Higgins. Birth and death dates from old cemetery records, Genealogy Library, Boise. 13 Aug 1943
Higgins John A 26 May 1812 17 Feb 1898      Close-Up
Higgins Palmer W 1853 1940 ACL, 4 Oct 1940 & 11 Oct 1940, p1 "Father". Same headstone as Alice M Higgins. Birth and death dates from old cemetery records, Genealogy Library, Boise. 1 Oct 1940
Higgins Richard L 1 Apr 1893 5 Aug 1965   "Idaho CPL 37 Bakery Co QMC World War I"  
Higgins Thomas Jefferson 10 Sep 1890 14 Oct 1894   "Son of P W & A M Higgins"  Close-Up
Hohstadt Dale     31 Sep 1934      
Houston Armilda E 1852 1930 ACL, 25 July 1930 (CVHTL) Days and months of birth and death dates are from CVHTL. 21 Jul 1930
Houston baby         "Harve Houston Baby"  
Houston baby         "Van Houston's Baby". DC #50390 - girl; stillborn; father, Van; mother Minnie (Miller); source of b. & d. dates. 22 Oct 1909
Houston baby (Gracia) (Luella)     CL, 29 Oct 1909 p1c2 "Ben Houston's Baby". CL - b. 31 Mar 1909, d. 22 Oct 1909 22 Oct 1909
Houston James B 1834 1904      
Houston Mark A 1892 1920 ACL, 8 Oct 1920, p1c1 b. 16 June 1892, d. 4 Oct 1920 ACL 4 Oct 1920
Houston Mary E 1849 1935   day and month of death are from CVHTL 18 Jan 1935
Houston Ralph E 1889 1920 ACL, 22 Oct 1920, p1c1 d. 16 Oct 1920 ACL 16 Oct 1920
Houston Thomas B 1842 1901      
Johnson baby     1922   "Gay Johnson's Baby"  
Kincaid Mary Catherine 1850 1935      
Kiser Dora   1867 1913 CL, 21 Mar 1913 p1c3 CL - d. 15 Mar 1913 15 Mar 1913
Kiser Glendora (Groves) 1897 1918 ACL, 21 Feb 1919 p5c4 Same headstone as Ida Duree - niece of Ida Duree. ACL - influenza.  
Lawrence Elizabeth K 1885 1916      
Moser Elizabeth W 12 Dec 1839 11 Dec 1910   "Mother"  Close-Up
Phipps David Ruel   1906   Born and died Oct. 25 1906 - information from Patsy Bethel  
Phipps G W 1861 1941 ACL, 23 May 1941 (CVHTL) month of death from CVHTL Jun 1941
Phipps Minnie Isabel 1866 1944   Days and months of birth and death dates are from CVHTL. Oct 1944
Phipps William M 11 Jan 1858 20 Nov 1917      
Scott baby         "Fred Scott's Baby"  
Shaw Amos G 1895 1923 ACL, 25 May 1923 p1c3 Same headstone as Estella B Shaw. 17 May 1923
Shaw Artie R 26 Oct 1901 9 Jun 1917   Same headstone as Minnie J Shaw.  
Shaw Ben   1866 1911 CL, 25 July 1912 p1c2 Days and months of birth and death dates are from CVHTL. 1912
Shaw Benny L 15 Oct 1932 15 Feb 1933 ACL, 24 Feb 1933 p3c3 ACL - notice, infant of Ben  
Shaw Estella B 1916 1926 ACL, 29 Jan 1926 p1c5 "Daughter of A G & M C Shaw". Same headstone as Amos G Shaw. 22 Jan 1926
Shaw Floyd Edgar 10 Apr 1936 27 Mar 1938 ACL, 1 Apr 1938, p8c3 ACL - infant son of Henry, 1 year 1 month 17 days.  
Shaw Geraldine E 28 Jul 1928 29 Apr 1943      
Shaw Henry J 19 Jan 1833 19 Jun 1953 (paper missing) Same headstone as Nancy L Shaw.  
Shaw Henry William 3 Dec 1882 19 Jun 1953   "Hank"  
Shaw Jane T 6 Nov 1874 20 Mar 1952   Same headstone as William D Shaw.  
Shaw Minnie J 13 Jun 1891 29 Feb 1916   Same headstone as Artie R Shaw.  Close-Up
Shaw Nancy L 5 Jul 1843 17 May 1911   Same headstone as Henry J Shaw.  
Shaw Orval Elmer 9 Jul 1914 10 Oct 1917      
Shaw William D 20 Dec 1864 13 Feb 1919 ACL, 21 Feb 1919 p5c4 Same headstone as Jane T Shaw.  
Smith Marvin   1910 1911   "Son of Frank and Nellie"  
Thompson Hiram   1870 1935   Same headstone as as Robert L Thompson.  
Thompson Robert L 1853 1932   Same headstone as as Hiram Thompson.  
Unknown (four)            
Wallace Sarah L 1845 1911      
Weldon J N 1863 1933 ACL, 30 Jun 1933 p1c2 ACL - d. 21 Jun 1933 21 Jun 1933
Weldon Mable Lona 26 Jul 1876 10 Oct 1968      
Weldon Sam M 1867 1946 ACL, 18 Oct 1946    
Wooden Mary An(n) 12 Aug 1906 1 Apr 1921 ACL, 8 April 1921, p1 There are two markers - there are two spellings of An, Ann. Same headstone as Ralph Wooden.  
Wooden Ralph   14 Aug 1914 21 May 1915   Two markers . Same headstone as Mary An Wooden.  


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