Remembering those who have served in the Military Service during the Civil War, Spanish–American War, and World War l.

The following surnames are those who were listed as serving in the Civil War, Spanish-American War and World War I.
The sources used in this surname index are:
1.” They Called It Meadow Grove”,
2. “Do You Remember”,
3. “Tilden, Nebraska centennial book”,
4. “Newman Grove, Nebraska centennial book”.
In the sources used it was stated if a veteran was missed, it was not intentional.  Some of the names are listed more than once. In these cases it could be due to more than one person in the county over the years with that name. It may also be due to the fact that a person may be mention on several pages in a source. The Madison County Genealogical Society has the complete list complied from the above sources showing which war each served in the military.

Some of the names may be from outside of Madison County.  The area covered by the Newman Grove book covers part of Platte and Boone Counties as well as Madison County.  The area covered by the Tilden book covers a part of Antelope County as well as Madison County.

The listing below is in 3 columns with Last Name, First Name and middle initial or name if known.

The Veterans of the Civil War:

Allen, David                    Alyea, Robert                    Ames, David
Askwith, John

Balzer, August               Brager, S. A.                     Brinkman, Chris
Brown, Leonard             Brown, Leonard

Carpenter, C. W.           Church, Ira                        Cloyd, W. W.
Collins, Mon                  Coltman, William               Coltman, William
Crook, John                  Crook, John                       Cunningham, W. S.

Decker, Thomas          Deuel, S. W.                     Deuel, Squire
Dresser, Albert

Evans, Charles

Fagan, Owen               Flarity, J.

Grant, J. L.                   Grant, S. H.                      Gray, Charles
Green, Charles R.       Griffin, William

Hale, M.                      Hannen, Tobias                   Higbee, Tyler
Holbrook, H. W.          Hurd, Reuben

Johnson, Otis

Kerle, R. J.                Kilmer, F. A.                      Kilton, Grandville
Knudson, Ole

Lewis, V. B.

Mahin, John                   Martin, James                 McCartney, J.
McCormick, George      McCoy, C. H.                  Miller, Thomas
Mock, Dan                    Monson, H. A.                  Moon, C. B.
Moon, K. G.                  Muffly, C. T.                      Muffly, C. T.
Muffly, Charles Timothy     Muffly, Joe                  Muffly, Joe

Nye, Henry

Oleson, Oley              Olin, T. M.                         Olson, Olof

Palmer, Francis          Peterson, Gustaf               Phillips, David
Phillips, John              Pryor, Rufus

Rouse, R. E.

Saare, Herman            Schlanbusch, F. L.            Scott, James
Sessler, Zed                Sheets, Jacob                   Shippee, Geo. W.
Slocum, A. J.              Soderstrom, Andrew          Spangler, W. H.
Spohn Joseph            Stewart, George W.            Stone, William Nelson
Switzer James

Terry, T. N.

Ulry, L. C.

Wells, D. D.              Wells, Eric G.                   Wheeling, John
Whited, Harry            Worker, W. W.

The Veterans of the Spanish-American War:

Andrews, R. W.

Baker, M. D.                Bohlsen, Meno                Boss, Frank A.

Church, E. V.              Church, J. R.

Dales, C.                     Damon, H.                    Danes, C. W.
Dauphin, C. D.            Denney, H.                    Dredge, J.

Fields, Jesse              Foss, J. W.

Goodrich, W.

Hart, O. A.                  Heckman, Samuel             Henricksen, Carl C.
Holdrege, D. M.          Honeysett, G. W.

Ikenberg, A.

Jockins, George

Larson, Claus              Larson, Claus E.                 Larson, Gustaf A.
Livingston, W. H.

Mayes, George               McGowan, _______         Mills, George S.

Newhoff, George            Nisonger, A.

Oelsligle, K. H.

Parker, W. P.

Rahder, Peter

Saare, Alfred                Snider, John L.

Thompson, Henry

Ward, A.

The Veterans of World War I :

Alyea, Lee                     Alyea, Lee                          Anders, Warrick A.
Anderson, Carl             Anderson, Clark Cecil        Anderson, Ray Mitchell
Anderson, Vester M.    Andreasen, Andrew W.       Anson, Lyle
Anstine, Reed              Arland, Gus                         Arrison, Burton
Ayers, George             Ayers, Will                           Ayers, William
Ayes, George

Bayes, Walter               Beech, Edwin                 Bellar, John H.
Berg, Oliver                  Bergstrom, Carl              Blecher, Guy
Broberg, Alfred N.        Broberg, Arthur J.            Brogan, Anne
Brogan, Charles          Brogan, Ellen                   Brogan, Leo Francis
Brown, Carl                 Busteed, W. C.                Butler, Ralph
Butler, Ralph

Caparoon, Robert        Carlisle, Charles               Carlisle, Floyd
Carmody, Clifton          Carr, Clifford                      Carr, Monte
Carrico, Leo                 Church, George                Clausen, Karsten
Clausen, Peter             Cloyd, William                  Cole, James
Corkle, Charles J. L.     Crook, Ralph                   Cue, Roy C.

Dahlsten, Robert            Deuel, Alfred                  Dogan, Johnson
Duel, Earl                        Duhachek, John

Edwards, Conney            Edwards, Len              Edwards, Len
Eng, John                        Eng, Russell

Fisher, Carl F.                 Foltz, Elmer                  Fowlkes, Walter, Sr.
Freeburg, Arthur             Freeburg, Arthur F.        Freeland, Lewis
Freudenburg, Ernest      Frink, F. L., Dr.

Gansser, Edward             Garrison, Alma            Garrison, Orville
Garrison, Orville S.           Gerhart, H. L., Sr.        Gibs, Cyrus
Graves, L. C.

Hackler, Garnold              Hale, Lawrence              Hansen, Henry A.
Hansen, Louis                 Hansen, Walter F.           Harlan, Wm. B.
Harms, Rudolph              Harms, William, Jr.         Hauge, Emil
Havenstein, Anton           Hayden, Dewey              Hayden, Dwight
Hestekind, Timon            Hinman, Arthur               Hogsett, Jess
Housel, Harlan Verne      Hutt, Earl


Jacox, William G.            Jensen, Carl D.            Jensen, Sigurd
Johnson, Albert C.           Johnson, Anes C.       Johnson, C. J. G.
Johnson, Carl Fritz          Johnson, Ed               Johnson, Godfred
Johnson, John A.             Johnson, Lewis          Johnson, Stanley P.
Johnson, Victor E.           Jones, Evan               Jones, Floyd Elmer
Jones, Ralph Mitchell

Kaul, Charles A.              Kelley, Charles J.          Kernick, Everett
Kielty, Thomas F.            Kinne, Melvin                 Kirkpatrick, Wilbur
Kirstine, Henry                Kleinsmidt, Guy             Kohl, Oscar
Kouba, John                   Kralik, William, Sr.         Krause, ________
Kreger, Ernest

Larson, Arthur                Lee, Oscar                    Lenz, Carl
Lenz, Carl                      Lewis, Guy                    Lewis, Henry
Lindahl, Fred A.             Lundeen, Arthur             Lundquist, Niles
Luton, Perry                  Lyons, Harry G.

Mahon, Hugh W., Dr.       Mann, William              Mararity, Bert
Martens, Otto Wm.         Mather, John                 Maurstad, I. O.
McCartney, W. E.           McDaniel, Gilbert           McKnight, Albert C.
McKnight, John              Meidel, Frank                 Mills, Clarence
Mitchell, Harvey A.         Mock, Dan                     Moraavec, Frank R.
Moravec, Anton             Moravec, James            Morse, Charles M.

Nelson, Anton               Nelson, Elmer W.            Nelson, Hilding
Nelson, John                Newman, Ora                  Nore, Selmer
Novotny, Joe                Novotny, Joe                    Novotny, John
Novotny, Ludwig

Oehring, Aaron            Olnes, Nels                    Olson, Berndt
Olson, Harold G.         Olson, Louise A.             Otrodevic, Frank

Palmer, Harry Mere       Pearson, Wesley B.        Peterson, John
Peterson, Rueben        Peterson, Walter              Phillips, Walter

Radant, Oscar             Radke, Charles F.           Rajsky, August J.
Real, Charles              Real, George                   Real, George W.
Rees, Delbert Lee       Reikofski, Wm. F. A.        Ross, Ray W.
Ryan, Wm. F.

Samuelson, F. Leonard         Sanderson, Elmer          Sanderson, Emmons
Sauler, Walter J.                    Schinck, Frank J.            Schinck, Frank J.
Schleuter, Leonard                Scott, Robert P.              Sheets, Edward
Skrivan, Albert                       Solso, Arthur                   Stanton, Patrick H.
Sternberg, Fred Carl             Stewart, Gilbert               Stone, Maynard
Storek, Joseph                      Strand, Clarence             Strand, Martin
Sukhol, Joe                           Swanson, Leonard          Sweet, Hallie

Tesch, Ernest                    Thomassen, Arthur             Thorin, Arthur
Tisthammer, Bent              Tisthammer, Carl N.

Vaage, Leonard                 Velder, Albert A.

Wagelie, Everett               Wagner, Roy                     Wallin, Detlof
Warrick, Clarence            Wells, William                   Werner, Evald
White, Grant                     Wiese, Harold                    Wiesel, Fred
Wilson, Fern L.                 Witt, Irving J.                      Wondercheck, W. D.
Wright, Garland                Wright, George

Zavodsky, Joe                 Zurcher, Gideon

Military Veteran Burials

150 Veterans of Wars Are Buried in Cemeteries Here

Norfolk today paid tribute to its war dead, 150 of whom are buried in cemeteries in this vicinity. There are graves of ninety Civil War veterans, fifty-one World War veterans, eight Spanish.American War veterans and one Mexican War veteran.

Civil War Veterans buried at Prospect Hill Cemetery

D. C. Amarine,

G. W. Beels, Levi Beemer, J. Bondurant, C. W. William Braasch, James Brady, Cyrus P. Byerly,

Samuel S. Cotton, John S. Craig, Chauncey Cronk,

Moses Daugherty, George Davenport, Daniel Desmond, Lathrop Doyle,

Charles Eble, Charles Eisley, Jacob R. Ellis,

Herman Gerecke, W. S. Glass, William Gleason, Daniel Goddard, John A. Green, Uriah Gregory, Alfred Groom,

W. H. Hagey, Thomas J. Harter, L. K. Hill,

W. O. Isham,

Henry F. Kennedy, M. J. Kennedy, I. Wilson King, Thomas Knoll, John Koenigstein, Frank Kriger,

Frederick J. Ladhoff, John Leitow, Charles Long, William H. Lowe, D. C. Lucas,

Pardon Marshall, J. M. Mathewson, John S. McClary, John S. McGinnis, Franz Mielenz, Dudley Miller, Henry Miller, R. W. Mills, John Myner,

Rasmus Nielson,

Samuel Park, J. G. Pheasant, J. W. Plummer, George Priestly,

N. A. Rainbolt, Burrel E. Reed, William Risor, H. M. Roberts, W. H. Roberts, W. M. Robertson, J. A. Romine, James S. Rouse,

J. W. Smith,

A. F. Tannehill, Charles Tracy,

James H. VanHorn, Daniel Vaughn,

K. L. Waters, Edmund Weatherby, J. C. Weills, Lucian Wells, William Widamon,

Alexander Zike

Civil War Veterans buried at Best Cemetery

M. J. Best,

Charles Fitch, John B. Flenniken,

Francis Henderson,

Joseph A. Light, William Low,

Robert McKibbon,

John T. Wollert

Civil War Veterans buried at St. Paul’s Lutheran Cemetery

August Bergman, August Braasch,

Frederick Dedderman, Wilhelm Dommer,

August Moldenhauer,

August Raasch,

Wilhelm Winter

Civil War Veterans buried at Christ Lutheran Cemetery

Otto Phillip Hirsch,

August Lobnow,

William Monk

World War Veterans buried at Prospect Hill Cemetery

George Banta, Walter Bennett, Archie Burgess, Alfred Burns,

Wren Cranford,

Frank Deaver,

Robert T. Evans,

George Fairbanks, James Finley,

Christ George, Ralph M. Gottschall, Julius Graves,

Goodlow Hansen, Lester Haverstein, Roy Herrington, Charles Hyde,

John R. Johnston,

Fred John Kane, Edward Kennedy, Frank Killoran, Irvin Klentz,

Leo Long,

Everet Roy McCaslin, Joseph Miller,

Earl T. Nightingale, Forest Norton,

Otto Oertwich,

Charles Scheele, Claire Schultz, Harry Sclavos, Fred Smith,

Albert C. Vrinders, James E. Vrinders,

Frank Warner, Frank Weaver, Russell Welch, Elmer Wolfe, Frank P. Woock

World War Veterans buried at St. Paul’s Lutheran Cemetery

Alfred Hille,

Oscar Machmueller

World War Veterans buried at Christ Lutheran Cemetery

Henry Benning, George Berner,

Charlie Carstensen,

John Flannagan,

Herman M. Porter,

Henry Schulz, W. Earl Shields

World War Veteran buried at Best Cemetery

William Moxley

World War Veteran buried at Zion Lutheran Cemetery

Otto Fuhrmann

Spanish–American War Veterans buried at Prospect Hill Cemetery

Alfred N. Gerecke, Fred G. Gerecke,

Herbert King, Richard King,

Edward Marquardt, John Warren McClary,

John Thorburn

Spanish–American War Veteran buried at Christ Lutheran Cemetery

Alexander Pillar

Mexican War Veteran buried at Prospect Hill Cemetery

John Geiger

(Note: This is from an article in the newspaper. It does not include all veterans in Madison County and some of the names may be misspelled, but this is how it appeared in the newspaper.) (Abstracted by Richard Strenge)  Source:  The Norfolk Daily News,  Thursday, May 30, 1940, page 9.