Friday, May 25, 2012

Cemetery Photos #5: James V. Wynkoop

James V. Wynkoop was the son of William and Elizabeth Wynekoop. He was born in March of 1828 in Indiana. In 1853, he married Minerva (also spelled Minervia) Jane Ballenger. He died on Valentine's Day, 1904 and is buried next to his wife in Oak Hill Cemetery, Kirklin, Indiana.


Friday, May 18, 2012

Cemetery Photos #4: Adrian Wynkoop

Adrian Wynkoop was born August 5, 1841 in Indiana. He was the among the first half of 13 children born to William and Elizabeth Wynekoop. In April of 1864, he married Rachel J Kelly in Clinton County, Indiana. They had two sons and two daughters.

He died February 1, 1913 and was buried at Oak Hill Cemetery in Kirklin, Indiana.


Friday, May 11, 2012

Cemetery Photos #3: Julia E. Wynekoop

Julia E. Wynekoop was the daughter of William and Elizabeth Wynekoop. Julia died April 30, 1850. She was only 14 years old, which means there is not a long paper trail for her, at least that I have found so far. She is buried in Oak Hill Cemetery next to her mother. Here is her headstone:


Friday, May 4, 2012

Cemetery Photos #2: Elizabeth (VanMeter) Wynekoop

Elizabeth (VanMeter) Wynekoop was the daughter of Josiah and Lydia (Crownover) VanMeter (also spelled VanMetre). She married William Manning Wynekoop. Here is the picture that I took of her headstone:


In my photo, the words on the stone are almost completely illegible. But, at Find-A-Grave, there is a much better picture that gives the information contained on the stone.