OGEMAW COUNTY, MICHIGAN

AMISH CEMETERY


The Amish Cemetery is located on Rau Road about one-half mile east of M-30 in Edwards Township, Ogemaw
County, Michigan. This small cemetery has been fenced with a nice vinyl fence by the present landowner and is
apparently also maintained by the same landowner. There are only five tombstones with inscriptions, one of which is
barely legible and could only be read after placing the tombstone photo into a computer program and enhancing it.
There are three additional stones that could not be read as they have weathered smooth. Five field stones also
seem to be marking other graves within the fenced area.

This cemetery was read December, 2006 by Rose City Historical Society members Cathy Snider and Grace Dooley.
Anyone knowing of additional burials in this cemetery is asked to send the information to:
The Rose City Historical Society, Post Office Box 736, Rose City, Michigan 48654


Name
DOB
DOD
Additional Info
Bender, Irvin SimonFebruary 5, 1928February 9, 1928Age 4 Days-Son of David & Nancy
Gascho, JacobJanuary 17, 1859October 8, 1931Bishop-Father-Age 72
Gerber, Amos1894February 9, 1920Age 26-Son of Joseph & Mattie
Gerber, Baby GirlAugust 16, 1917August 16, 1917Daughter of Daniel & Rachel
Gerber, Elias1900February 23, 1923Age 23
Gerber, Joseph1834February 11, 1910Age 72-Bishop-No Tombstone
Gerber, Magdelina Brenneman1836November 18, 1921Age 85-Wife of Joseph
Gescho, Gideon J.1895February 4, 1927Age 31-Son of Jacob
Jantzi, MagdalenaJanuary 17, 1832March 9, 1904Age 81
Jantzi, Micheal B.March 18, 1840December 30, 1917Age 77
Kauffman, DavidJanuary 5, 1926August 29, 1926Aged 7 Months & 24 Days-Son of David & Katie
Kropf, Joseph Y.1916November 17, 1923Age 7-Son of Joseph & Lavina

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