The Sedan Cemetery

photo taken August 2000 by Mary T. Painter

 

The Sedan Cemetery

The Sedan Cemetery is about an acre in size and was apparently started when Josie Woosley's "Grandpa" Samuel Maddox died in 1915 as his was the first name noted in Josie's Bible (noted below) listing those buried in the Sedan Cemetery. (Tracks Vol I).

In (Tracks Vol. I) C.J. Landis notes numerous gray headstones stand today, bleached by weather and time. Inscriptions are almost invisible; headstones are falling over or broken. The lot is surrounded by barbed wire held together by wooden poles and metal posts. Rings of rock are lying on the ground.

 

Chronological Listing of Names as taken from Josie's Bible:

"Grandpa" Maddox

Louis Authier

Pat Casey

Mr. Girard

David A. Still

Dave Humphry

Mr. & Mrs. Thompson

Mrs. Henness

Mrs. Potts

"Uncle John's" two babies

Lockhart's baby

Mrs. Culver

Cash Morrison's baby

John Morrison's baby

Roy Jones's girl

Taylor's baby

Weapler's baby

Miller's baby

McAllistor's baby

Porter's baby

Charles Tripplett's baby

Charles Hooper's baby

Henness baby

Lark Porter - died in 1929

Anna Mae Thompson

Blattie babies

 

See Alphabetical listing below for names of people who are buried in the cemetery who are not listed in Josie's bible and for more information known about some of those buried there.

 

Alphabetical Listing of Names:

(taken from Josie's bible, Sedan Cemetery visits and obituaries):

Louis J. Authier - Headstone reads: "March 29, 1899. Aged 21 years & 5 months"

Blattie Babies (2) - Babies of Lawrence & Grace Blattie; Caroline Ellen died as an infant and Walter Phelan "Phil" died at the age of 3 in 1945 as noted by Helen Chriske

Pat Casey

Mrs. Alice Ann Culver: Headstone reads: March 10, 1853-November 17, 1900

Mr. Girard

Asa Porter Henness - Headstone reads: "1870-1954"
Helen Henness - Headstone reads: "May 11, 1880-June 6, 1969" (married to Asa)
Ruth P. Henness - Headstone reads: April 25, 1880-October 29, 1910" (married to Asa)
Henness Baby

Charles Hooper's Baby

Dave Humphry

Roy Jones's girl

Harold Lockhart - baby of Wylie & Mary (Woosley) Lockhart

Samuel R. Maddox "Grandpa": August 15, 1831 - January 23, 1915 - now has a tipped headstone

"Uncle John" Maddox's twin babies

McAllistor's baby

Miller's baby

Cashus M. Morrison

Cash Morrison's baby

John Morrison's baby

Lark Porter - He died in 1929

Porter's baby

Mrs. Potts - She was buried in Sedan Cemetery but was later moved to Miles City, Montana.

Bryon Short - Helen Chriske's nephew who died in a motorcycle accident. (Helen's brother Chuck's son.) Born August 29, 1964. Died May 27, 1990.

David A. Still

Taylor's baby

Anna May Thompson: 1879-1929. Invalid sister of Walter C.Thompson and daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Walter C. Thompson. She died in January of 1929.

Duncan R. Thompson: 1851-1925 (Listed in Josie's bible as Mr. Thompson)

Flora Thompson: 1851-1911 (Listed in Josie's bible as Mrs. Thompson)

Walter C. Thompson: 1877 - 1952 Walter took care of his invalid sister, Anna May, for nearly twenty years. Walter died in 1952 but would never tell his age.

Charles Tripplett's baby

Weapler's baby


Woosley Cemetery

Photo taken August 2000 by Mary T. Painter

The Woosley Cemetery

The Woosley Cemetery was established by Henry Woosley when Allen's mother, Nina, died in January of 1975. It is located north of Fairy Lake.

People Buried in Woosley Cemetery (alphabetically):

Christian "Chris" Dobler - Mary (Woosley) Dobler's husband - Allen's sister. Born August 18, 1932. Died February 26, 1997

John W. Duncan - A guy who worked for Allen Woosley. Born February 9, 1909 and died either March or May 6, 1982 (difficult to read headstone). Duncan's headstone is the only wooden one in the cemetery.

photo taken August 2000 by Mary T. Painter

 

Neil E. Grimes - His wife Pat was Alta (Gwaltney) Woosley's sister. Born March 15, 1912. Died February 15, 1995.

Nancy E. "Betty" (McHenry) Hunter - Betty was married to Tom Hunter, who was Nina (Hunter) Woosley's brother. Betty was born February 1, 1918 and died October 1, 1995.

Thomas "Tom" Royal Hunter - Born September 25, 1910. Died September 21, 1992.

Elinor R. (Boegli) McHenry - wife of Wallace McHenry. Born June 30, 1921. Died November 10, 1987.

Wallace E. "Wally" McHenry - Born December 19, 1916. Died April 18, 2005.

Warren Reichman - Born September 16, 1918. Died September 2, 1997. Headstone notes: "AMM2 U.S. Navy WWII."

Wilma Jean Reichman - Born December 26, 1923. Died February 26, 2005.

Marie Earldine Regehr - (Buried next to the Hunters) - Born April 20, 1918. Died March 22, 1993. She was Tom Hunter's niece and a cousin of Allen Woosley.

Allen Woosley - Born March 17, 1919. Died July 20, 2005.

Nina G. (Hunter) Woosley - Nina was born October 21, 1898. Died January, 25, 1975.

Henry Woosley was born November 1, 1894 and died in October 12, 1979.

 


There are plots reserved for the following people:

Mary (Woosley) Dobler: Allen's sister

Ora W. Pat: Alta Woosley's sister - Born September 7, 1915

 

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