Gravestones From Holy Cross Catholic Cemetery – Marion County

Sacred to the memory of Henry Miles who departed this life August 1st 1839, in the 68th year of his age.  (Born in 1771).

Mary Lizzie, daughter of J. T. & H. M. Ballard, born April 11, 1858, died November 21, 1877.  (Aged 19).  ‘How desolate our home bereft of thee.’

Letta A., wife of J. J. Cissell, born September 9, 1825, died July 28, 1877.  (Aged 52).  ‘May she rest in peace.’

Joseph A. Pike, born January 25, 1840, died December 31, 1875.  (Aged 35).

In memory of F. R. S. Head, who died August 17th 1841 in his 67th year.  (Born 1774).

Anna Peterson, wife of Peter Peterson, born September 2, 1798, died September 17, 1878.  (Aged 77).  ‘When this you see, pray for me.’

Christopher Edelen, born June 12, 1800, died January 29, 1863.  (Aged 62).

In memory of Charles Thompson who departed this life May 17th, 1836 in the 47th year of his age.  (Born 1789).

Jane Thompson departed this life December 5th 1836, in the 43rd year of her age.  (Born 1793).  ‘May she rest in peace.’

In memory of Clement Hagan who departed this life May 15, 1844, in the 78th year of his age.  (Born 1766).

Sacred to the memory of James Ballard who departed this life May the 10th 1816 in the 58th year of his age.  (Born 1758).  R.I.P.

Died the 5th day of July, 1833, Augustine Cissell, whose bones rest beneath this stone, will ask to pray for him.



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