Kesler Cemetery

north side of Council

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

Idaho GenWeb Archives Adams Co.     ~    Adams County on findagrave

Corrections, additions, contributions - Sharon McConnel

Click on last name to see picture of headstone.  ~   additional headstones photographs at USGenWeb Archives


Last Name First Middle Birth Death Date of News Notes  
Addington Matilda         CVHTL - buried here according to Hugh Addington  
Anderson Allen   18 Nov 1867 2 Jan 1893   Same headstone as James J & Nancy A Anderson.  
Anderson James J 25 Nov 1865 10 Apr 1899 WS, 13 April 1899 Same headstone as Nancy A & Allen Anderson.  
Anderson Nancy A 9 Oct 1834 8 Nov 1897   Same headstone as James J & Allen Anderson. "Wife of Rufus Anderson"  
Anderson Preston G 1872 1924 ACL, 17 Oct 1924 Days and months of birth and death dates are from CVHTL. 8 Oct 1924
Anderson Rufus       "Co. D. 2nd NEBR. CAV." This stone was moved here from the military cemetery in Boise by relatives. He is buried in the Boise Military Cemetery. Birth and death dates from CVHTL. 30 Apr 1899
Bailey Doris   20 Mar 1907 22 Jul 1911   "Daughter of F.L. & E.J. Bailey"  
Betzer Anna H 1876 1942   Same headstone as Wm F Betzer.  
Betzer Wm Frank 1866 1952   Same headstone as Anna H Betzer.  
Biggerstaff Harriett E 2 Sep 1854 28 Jan 1939 ACL, 29 Jan 1939 (CVHTL)    
Biggerstaff Tolbert B 1851 1929 ACL, 8 Sept 1929 Days and months of birth and death dates are from CVHTL. 31 Aug 1929
Brinson Josephine   1875 1946 ACL, 17 May 1946 Same cement as Calvin Underwood.  
Camp Phebe Jane 18 Apr 1911 28 Jun 1911   "Daughter of W.H. & Mary Camp"  
Camp William Earl 27 Feb 1934 2 Mar 1934      
Conway Martha A 1 Mar 1850 10 Feb 1906 WS, 21 Feb 1906 "Wife of John N. Conway"  
Crowell Francis M(arion)   1 Dec 1903 WS, 5 Dec 1902? "Age 36 years 11 mos 19 days" Close up
Doughty Lola Allison 16 Aug 1907 7 Aug 1909 WS, 11 Aug 1909. CL, 13 Aug 1909 p1c2 Same headstone as Raymond E Doughty Died in a fire
Doughty Raymond Eugene 26 Mar 1909 7 Aug 1909 WS, 11 Aug 1909. CL, 13 Aug 1909 p1c2 Same headstone as Lola A Doughty. died in a fire  
Duree Charlie W 10 Jun 1881 26 Dec 1892   "Son of I.J. & N.L.Duree"  
Durrell Alton C 11 Aug 1910 22 Nov 1910      
Elliott Elsie Imogene 24 May 1896 16 Aug 1896   "Daughter of M. & G. Elliott"  
Fariello Matthew   11 Sep 1901 5 Jul 1902   "Son of J. & M. Fariello"  
Foster Minnie           Close up
Foster Sidney         baby Close up
Gordon Phoebe A 6 Jun 1867 1 Aug 1907      
Groves Iva E 1889 1898 WS, 29 Dec 1898 death date is from WS 15 Dec 1898
Groves Sarah Ellen 4 Jan 1867 31 Jul 1900      
Hancock Fred P 21 Aug 1893 7 Jul 1920 ACL, 9 July 1920, p1c5 "Son of John". DC #32107 - father, John; mother, Josephine (Underwood); clerk in store  
Hancock Mrs G.W.         CVHTL gives this information, there is no marker in the cemetery  
Hancock George (W) 1833 1917   DC #13029 - b. & d. dates that are earlier; father John; mother Louisa (Lane); retired farmer; widower. 27 Dec 1916
Hancock John   1857 1940 (CVHTL obit footnote is 12 Jan 1940) Same headstone as Lula Hancock. Son of George W. Hancock, day and month of death are from CVHTL 30 Jan 1940
Hancock Lula   1868 19__   Same headstone as John Hancock. Death date is from CVHTL, second wife of John 25 Apr 1956
Hancock Mrs. N.S.   27 Nov 1836 15 Nov 1898      
Harpham Sam   19 Jul 1866 5 Jan 1900 WS, 11 Jan 1900 shot dead"  
Johnson Annie K 2 Feb 1860 18 Dec 1903   "Wife of J.H. Johnson"  
Kesler Alex   4 Dec 1829 3 Apr 1913 CL, 9 May 1913 p1c1. WS, 3 May 1913 Same headstone as Martha J Kesler. CVHTL gives death date as 2 May 1913  
Kesler Andrew   13 Sep 1819 14 Oct 1904      
Kesler Chester Roy 1903 1938 ACL, 16 Sept 1938, p1c4 b. 7 May 1903, d. 6 Sep 1938 ACL. 6 Sep 1938
Kesler Edna   1877 19__   Same headstone as John Kesler.  
Kesler Emma   7 Nov 1870 12 Oct 1890   "Daughter of A. & M.J. Kesler"  
Kesler John   1867 1937 ACL, 17 Sept 1937 Same headstone as Edna Kesler. death day and month in CVHTL 17 Sep 1937
Kesler Martha J 2 May 1836 6 Aug 1909 CL, 6 Aug 1909 p1c1 Same headstone as Alex Kesler. Close up
Ketcham Hannah Curl 1858 1942   Same cement as Oscar F Ketcham. "Mother".  
Ketcham Oscar F 1889 1906   Same cement as Hannah C Ketcham.  
Kilkeny Bertha   18 Sep 1901 15 Dec 1905 WS, 20 Dec 1905 "Daughter of Mr & Mrs Bert Kilkeny"  
Krigbaum James H 10 Aug 1826 19 Mar 1902 WS, 27 Mar 1902 (James H Krigbaum) ""Father". marker is a stump  
Krigbaum Margaret L 21 Apr 1842 29 May 1918      
Mathias Lida B 30 Jun 1842 26 Mar 1904   "Wife of Don R. Mathias; Daughter of T B & H E Biggerstaff". CVHTL says died 28 March 1904, died of a brain tumor.  
Mathias Ray R 21 Sep 1908 2 Jan 1909 CL, 8 Jan 1909 p1c1 "Infant son of Mr & Mrs R.D. Mathias" (grave is fenced and planted with iris and yellow roses)  
Peters John O 26 Dec 1839 27 May 1910 CL, 3 June 1910 (CVHTL) CVHTL says he is buried in he IOOF Cem. (not true)  
Pickens John   23 Feb 1890 19 Dec 1893   Same headstone as Ruby Pickens.  
Pickens Ruby   18 Jul 1888 14 Dec 1893   Same headstone as John Pickens.  
Pickens Sarah J 13 Jun 1880 12 Dec 1893      
Piper Seward Jay 7 Nov 1891 12 Jun 1909 CL, 18 Jun 1909 p1c2 Son of S.D. & A.R. Piper" (fenced with lilacs), CVHTL says he was killed while fishing - his gun fell on a rock causing it to discharge  
Richardson Steve         This information comes from a plat made by Reesa Yantis. There is no marker.  
Robertson Stephen A     ACL, 13 Feb 1920, p4 c3 All info from ACL. ACL says he was 86 yrs old and died at the home of Robert Young. He had lived in Adams County for 40 years. His wife died in 1877 and three children died within the two years after his wife's death. 8 Feb 1920
Shaw Agnes   1878 1905   Diamond Rebekah Lodge No 56 IOOF  
Smith Doris H 1895 1905   Driskill Mortuary  
Smith Rachel W 26 Oct 1864 30 Sep 1911 WS, 6 Oct 1911. CL, 5 Oct 1911 p1c5 WS says she died of burns on 5 Oct 1911  
Taylor Augusta   1893 1900      
Taylor J A 1854 1911      
Underwood Calvin   1830 25 Dec 1906 WS, 5 January 1907 Same cement as Josephine Brinson. Day and month of death are from WS.  
UNKNOWN (three)         Three unknown graves are listed on the plat in the courthouse.  
White Della     15 Jan 1896 WS, 13 Feb 1896 "Aged 19 years 2 months 23 days"  
White Ellen   5 Apr 1837 26 Jul 1923 (paper missing) ""Wife of Robert P". Same headstone as Robert P White.  
White Robert Jr. 1873 1904      
White Robert P 14 Aug 1827 11 Mar 1915 ACL, 19 March 1915 Same headstone as Ellen White.  
Young Frankie   2 Aug 1900 24 Nov 1900   Same headstone as Violet C Young. CVHTL - son of Robert Young and Elva Kesler  
Young Violet C 22 Nov 1901 5 Apr 1907   Same headstone as Frankie Young.CVHTL - Daughter of Robert Young and Elva Kesler Close up


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