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BONNY REST (Bonnerest)  CEMETERY

Bonnerest Cemetery aka Bonny Rest
Photographs on this page Paulette Johnston 2008

From
"CEMETERY INSCRIPTIONS OF DORCHESTER COUNTY, SC"
Compiled by Lillian H. Harley, Pattie W. Heaton, Lillian D. Kizer

Location: South Main Street, Ridgeville, South Carolina

Established: The oldest tomb is around 1865 when the person died, though some say it was named and established about 1900 by L. H. Dawson and Rosa C. Dawson who named it Bonny or Bonnie Rest (Bonny or Bonnie means handsome or attractive). Miss Marie Muckenfuss

Beautification Committee of Bonny Rest Cemetery: Mr. & Mrs. Kenneth Muckenfuss, Mrs. Geneva Ackerman, Mrs. Lula Bell Keels, Miss Marie Muckenfuss, Mrs. Howard Bolen, Mr. & Mrs. L. A. Smoak, Mr. Roylston Chinners.

Copyists: Nathalee S. Wilson, Beatrice B. Hughes, Lillian D. Kizer, Lillian H. Harley.

Date: February 15, 1978.

*Robert Victor Ackerman, MD
Son of Georgia Caroline
Willis & David Steven
Ackerman.
Born Dec. 8, 1888
Cottageville, SC.
Graduate of Medical  
College of SC 1914.
Captain Medical Corps
World War I.
Married Alice Lucile
Johnston Jan. 31, 1918.
Practiced His Proffession
in Ridgeville for 47 years.
Married Geneva Vaughan
Thrower May 20, 1956.
Died Dec. 29, 1961
Ridgeville, SC.

Joseph A. All
1887 -  1970

Joseph F. All
Mar. 10, 1928
Dec. 1, 1972

Marie W. All
Wife of J. A. All
Jan. 8, 1899
July 25, 1925

Douglas N. Ahl
July 20, 1951
Aug. 2, 1951

John Curtis Alexander
Sept. 13, 1904
Jan. 27, 1972

John D. Anderson
Nov. 22, 1923
July 27, 1970

Sue Matthews Anderson
Feb. 14, 1874
Sept. 7, 1957

Georganna Hallman
Armstrong  -  (w. of
William L. Armstrong)
Nov. 14, 1893
___________

William Luther Armstrong
Feb. 16, 1884
July 10, 1960

Miss Minnie Pauline Baxter
d. April 28, 1953

Unmarked Grave

Victoria C. Winslow Biel
July 16, 1915
Apr. 8, 1976

John Lucas Bivens
Oct. 4, 1893
Nov. 28, 1968

Madeline F. Limehouse
Bivens
Dec. 9, 1895
July 27, 1968

Charles W. Boswell
July 1, 1878
Jan. 15, 1930

James W. Cartrett
Dec. 15, 1871
Nov. 12, 1951

Arthur H. Chinners
Apr. 12, 1917
June 19, 1946

Beulah M. Welch
Chinners  -  Wife of
John H. Chinners
Mar. 14, 1869
July 28, 1930

*Charlie Chinners
World War I
Dec. 28, 1892
Dec. 8, 1954

George Washington
Chinners
Nov. 26, 1899
Jan. 3, 1960

Harvey James Chinners
Nov. 19, 1879
Dec. 30, 1949

*Hugh Edward Chinners
TEC5   US Army
1926  -  1977

John H. Chinners
Nov. 24, 1889
April 24, 1925

Ida V. Esterling Chiners
Wife of Harvey James
Chinners
Aug. 21, 1884
Dec. 24, 1911

Beatrice Cook
Feb. 12, 1916
Sept. 29, 1917

Effie B. Cook  -  Wife
of Joseph P. Cook
April 25, 1890
June 2, 1972

Joseph P. Cook
Aug. 25, 1882
Aug. 1, 1961

Ameria Ernest Cordes
Jan. 18, 1844
May 20, 1926

Dalhia Eliz. Cordes
1852  -  1914

David Victor Craft
b. & d. Sept. 5, 1944

Alva G. Cummings
1891  -  1960

Annette Cummings
Jan. 28, 1918
Aug. 16, 1918

Fredrick Alonzo Cummings
Dec. 25, 1883
Apr. 21, 1931

John H. Cummings, Sr.
Sept. 14, 1868
Apr. 28, 1943

Mamie Cummings
May 3, 1876
Nov. 22, 1955

Margaret Josephine Strobel
Wife of John H. Cummings
May 22, 1883
Aug. 13, 1973

*Norman S. Cummings
South Carolina
PVT.  53 Infantry
World War I
Dec. 26, 1896
Oct. 3, 1966

Sarah Elizabeth Cummings
May 18, 1872
Oct. 8, 1944

Victoria E. Cummings
Wife of W. M. Cummings
Mar. 4, 1845
Nov. 20, 1913

Washington M. Cummings, Sr.
June 26, 1837
Aug. 16, 1912

Washington M. Cummings, Jr.
Nov. 9, 1881
Sept. 2, 1898

L. H. Dawson
Nov. 11, 1869
Aug. 7, 1940

Rosa Cummings Dawson
Wife of L. H. Dawson
Nov. 17, 1866
June 23, 1924

Elese Evelyn Dean
Dau of L. A. & Julia Dean
Aug. 22, 1913
June 23, 1934

Julia C. Dean  -  Wife
of Lawrence A. Dean
Dec. 26, 1869
Jan. 18, 1944

Lawrence A. Dean
Mar. 6, 1863
Dec. 7, 1937

Lawrence H. Dean
May 16, 1905
June 7, 1975

Raymond A Dean
Dec. 3, 1909
Nov. 14, 1955


Francis M. Drawdy
July 3, 1856
Dec. 26, 1923

Georgia Warren Drawdy
(w. of Francis M. Drawdy)
Died Mar. 4, 1941

Alexander Esterling
Aug. 28, 1828
Sept. 13, 1864

Angeline Sweat Esterling
Wife of Jacob Edward
Esterling
May 26, 1859
Jan. 11, 1951

Beulah Easterling
May 24, 1897
Sept. 15, 1916


Ellen Esterling  -  Wife
of Alexander Esterling
June 16, 1829
July 29, 1909

Jacob Edward Esterling
Jan. 5, 1859
Nov. 21, 1942

Jacob Eugene Easterling
Aug. 9, 1890
July 6, 1973

Jerry E. Esterling
Jan. 5, 1860
Apr. 4, 1926

Lucille Knight Easterling
Wife of J. E. Easterling
July 28, 1900
Mar. 30, 1959

Unmarked Grave

Madison Barnette Ernest, Jr.
July 25, 1877
Oct. 11, 1932
James Albert Evans
Dec. 26, 1920
Feb. 24, 1924

Sallie Jackson Evans
(w. of Rufus A. Evans)
Sept. 8, 1888
__________

Rufus A. Evans
Oct. 8, 1879
June 19, 1963

*Thomas Carlyle Evans
F1   US Navy
World War II
Nov. 11, 1918
Nov. 5, 1975

Grave marked with bricks

*Amon Ewers
South Carolina
CMM   US Navy
World War I
Oct. 13, 1890
Aug. 15, 1950

Gladys Pettis Ewers
(w. of Amon Ewers)
May 24, 1903
Apr. 20, 1957

Sallie Yancey Felkel
(w. of Thomas Jacob Felkel)
May 14, 1857
Jan. 4, 1951

Thomas Jacob Felkel
July 9, 1859
Aug. 9, 1929

Arline Way Fender
1894  -  1932

Laurie R. Fender
1892  -  1977


Laurie R. Fender  -  Son
of L. R. & A. Fender
June 13, 1918
Apr. 30, 1919

Bobbie Lee Findley
Died Apr. 20, 1943

*Benjamin F. Greene
1st Lt.   US Air Force
1917  -  1950

Claudia Owens Hargrove
(w. of Patrick H. Hargrove)
Mar. 1, 1878
Mar. 19, 1956

*Patrick H. Hargrove
PVT   CO G   2 REGT
SC INFANTRY
Sp AM War
Feb. 25, 1877
Dec. 14, 1952

Hargrove   (Baby Stone)
May 18, 1902
Oct. 17, 1902

Dora Esterling Herndon
Wife of Geo. H. Herndon
1887  -  1970

Geo. H. Herndon
1891  -  1954

Geo. Heber Herndon
1928  -  1954

*Lawrence R. Herndon
World War I
Sept. 13, 1892
Sept. 16, 1962

Lillie Hilton  -  Dau
of M. E. Hilton
May 25, 1891
Nov. 7, 1911


Martha E. Hilton
Nov. 8, 1856
Oct. 2, 1923

Wesley Hilton
Sept. 25, 1887
Oct. 13, 1938

Wesley E. Hilton
June 30, 1853
Mar. 10, 1925

Josephine Hughes 
Wife of E. G. Hughes
Dau of A. E. & Josephine
Thrower
Sept. 30, 1876
Aug. 10, 1907

Lillian M. Hughs
Sept. 2, 1883
Sept. 29, 1964




Denman Irwin
Native of Indiana
Son of Hardin & Hettie
Irwin of Kentucky
Nov. 20, 1844
Jan. 28, 1930

Carrie Claire  -  Dau of
Dr. G. A. T. & C. O.
Johnston
June 5, 1904
Jan. 1, 1910

Carrie Owens Johnston
July 26, 1876
Aug. 13, 1944

Dr. G. A. T. Johnston, MD
Nov. 7, 1872
July 4, 1928

INFANT Son of Dr. G.
A. T. & Carrie Johnston
June 15, 1907
Aug. 20, 1907

INFANT Daughter of
Dr. & Mrs. G. A. T.
Johnston
(no dates)

George Reuben Johnston
Jan. 15, 1899
Jan. 3, 1942

*Horace Jones
South Carolina
CPL Field Artillery
World War I
Aug. 15, 1895
Feb. 21, 1950

Jessie Mizell Jones
Apr. 20, 1903
Jan. 25, 1968

Virginia Carolina Jones
1923  -  1939

Delma W. Keels
June 16, 1895
Apr. 8, 1921

Carrie Kingman
1870  -  1940

Clement S. Kingman
Jan. 12, 1861
July 9, 1925

Abana Cummings Lofton
(w. of Samuel Joseph Lofton)
June 11, 1879
July 10, 1963

Samuel Joseph Lofton
Sept. 4, 1879
Oct. 23, 1960

John William Matthews. Sr.
Feb. 29, 1872
Apr. 13, 1944

John William Matthews, Jr.
May 18, 1919
Mar. 22, 1965

Norine Cummings Matthews
July 8, 1892
Oct. 11, 1968

Clarence A. McArn
1935  -  1956

J. C. McArn
1940  -  1946

Mildred N. McArn  (w.
of Paul Clinton McArn)
Mar. 23, 1920
July 23, 1971

*Paul Clinton McArn
South Carolina
SI  US N R
World War II
Apr. 7, 1906
Apr. 9, 1964

Edward H. Mizell
Mar. 31, 1946
June 11, 1946

Exie Infinger Mizell
Feb. 8, 1881
Nov. 9, 1943

Faye B. Mizell
(w. of Gideon Mizell)
Sept. 14, 1919
___________

Gideon Mizell
Nov. 18, 1914
May 19, 1976

Hattie H. Mizell
(w. of William B. Mizell)
Jan. 8, 1898
_________


Juanita Matilda Mizell
(w. of Sidney Wilton Mizell)
1916  -  _____

Jerry Meyer Mizell
July 17, 1926
Mar. 28, 1938

Jerry W. Mizell
Jan. 2, 1882
Jan. 4, 1920

Ida Jane Mizell
Oct. 16, 1919
June 24, 1970

Sidney Wilton Mizell
1912  -  1942

Thomas A. Mizell, Sr.
Sept. 26, 1914
Dec. 17, 1966

Walter N Mizell
Jan. 9, 1909
Mar. 10, 1949

William B. Mizell
Apr. 17, 1888
Nov. 4, 1953

INFANT Son of
Mr. & Mrs. W. B. Mizell
July 19, 1915

*Leroy Edward Morris
South Carolina
M SGT.   US Air Force
World War II    Korea
Apr. 25, 1903
Jan. 9, 1972

Norman Mosely
Apr. 20, 1852
Oct. 18, 1919

Beaureguard W. Muckenfuss
Apr. 1, 1861
Feb. 15, 1916
Emma Browning Muckenfuss
Oct. 4, 1871
Feb. 27, 1946

Frances B. Muckenfuss
1904  -  1906

George L. Muckenfuss
Sept. 16, 1901
Sept. 11, 1935

K. Beauregard Muckenfuss
1974  -  1974

Lula E. Muckenfuss
Feb. 6, 1857
Nov. 3, 1909

Mary H. Muckenfuss
Mar. 24, 1881
June 30, 1912

Pritchard Shuler Muckenfuss
July 13, 1891
Sept. 16, 1977

St. Clair Muckenfuss
Aug. 21, 1878
Jan 2, 1950

William R. Muckenfuss
1909  -  1910

Benjamine Nix
1876  -  1966

Alice Cummings Owens
July 27, 1855
Jan. 27, 1938

Amos Owens
Apr. 13, 1856
Oct. 6, 1919

John Clarence Owens
Mar. 26, 1906
Oct. 29, 1960


Irene H. Owens
Wife of John H. Owens
Nov. 20, 1875
Jan. 31, 1947

John A. Owens
Oct. 6, 1874
Jan. 12, 1950

Maxine Owens  -  Dau of
J. C. & Margie Owens
Mar. 15, 1937
Feb. 8, 1938

Reuben Owens
May 5, 1842
May 5, 1911

William Bass Owens
Dec. 18, 1857
Jan. 20, 1934

Edward C. Pfaehler
Apr. 8, 1913
__________

Kathryn B. Pfaehler 
Wife of Edward C. Pfaehler
Dec. 13, 1917
July 12, 1974

Clara Ann Ray
1915  -  1968

*Herman Robins
Pvt.    Kansas
Died March 26, 1932

*John H. Robins
South Carolina
Died 1922

Donald M.  - Infant
Son of Lisle M. & Dell
J. Rogers
June 23, 1945
June 29, 1945


Mary Thrower Rowell
May 9, 1898
Mar. 28, 1962

Alma Tucker Salvo
Wife of P. A. Salvo
May 30, 1889
___________

Peter A. Salvo
May 23, 1872
May 7, 1967

Jessie Mae Myers Sandlin
Mar. 31, 1896
Nov. 14, 1966

Annie Esterling Shell
June 11, 1882
Feb. 29, 1976

Algernon T. Smoak
Sept. 24, 1909
Jan. 24, 1958

Dana O. Smoak, Sr.
Apr. 2, 1868
Apr. 16, 1933

Henrietta B. Smoak
(w. of Dana O. Smoak, Sr.)
June 4, 1883
Sept. 4, 1959

Inez A. Smoak
(w. of Jessie M. Smoak)
Dec. 8, 1912
__________

Jesse McDanial Smoak
June 10, 1871
Oct. 11, 1941

*Jessie M. Smoak
South Carolina
TEC 3    US Army
World War II
Sept. 15, 1912
July 28, 1973
Metta T. Smoak  -  (w. of
Jesse McDanial Smoak)
Dec. 24, 1875
July 8, 1969

INFANT Son of
Anna & George Smith
Sept. 4, 1961

Mary C. Smith
Jan. 2, 1945
Jan. 5, 1945

Robert Edward Smith
b. & d. Dec. 24, 1952

Caroline W. Strobel
Aug. 13, 1854
Jan. 6, 1935

Charles C. Strobel
Mar. 26, 1889
Jan. 25, 1966

Dr. John E. Strobel
Aug. 26, 1838
Feb. 28, 1906

Leola E. Strobel
Apr. 14, 1863
July 17, 1909

Vallie Carter Strobel
Aug. 7, 1891
Apr. 28, 1968

*Christopher Swartz
Maryland
Pvt   US Marine Corps
Feb. 11, 1944

Beatrice E. Thompson
(w. of Ervin S. Thompson)
Oct. 10, 1913
___________

Ervin S. Thompson
Aug. 29, 1921
July 4, 1970
Archie E. Thrower
Sept. 14, 1879
June 23, 1929

Augustine E.Thrower
Sept. 3rd 1821
Jan. 4th 1891

*Augustine M. Thrower
South Carolina
Pvt   US Marine Corps
World War I
Jan. 13, 1898
Mar. 1, 1951

Dahlia  -  Wife of
Archie Thrower
Jany 14, 1884
Feby 29, 1923

Eugene Hughes Thrower
July 23, 1906
Aug. 26, 1865

Geneva V. Thrower
Wife of A. M. Thrower
June 3, 1902
__________

Hyman A. Thrower
Oct. 3, 1902
July 21, 1925

Irvin Lawrence Thrower
(Bucker)
Sept. 17, 1947
June 21, 1964

James E. Thrower
W O W
1870  -  1947

Jeanette  -  Dau of
A. F. & D. M. Thrower
Mar. 17, 1911
June 16, 1913







Jean I.  -  Wife of
J. E. Thrower
1873  -  1947

Josephine  -  Wife of
A. E. Thrower
Sept. 25, 1837
Mar. 27, 1924


INFANT of
J. E. & Luna E.Thrower
(no dates)

Lois Roma Thrower
Dec. 19, 1904
July 14, 1905

Lula Elizabeth Thrower
Wife of J. E. Thrower
July 14, 1880
Aug. 15, 1918

Patricia Anne Thrower
Dec. 31, 1944
Jan. 11, 1945

Arthur S. Tucker
Aug. 15, 1884
Jan. 22, 1958

Doris R. Tucker
1925  -  1977

Louise L. Tucker
(w. of Arthur S. Tucker)
Jan. 13, 1885
Oct. 29, 1949

Madeline Way tucker
Feb. 11, 1851
June 28, 1931

Ruby Mae Tucker
Wife of F. L. Tucker
Jan. 21, 1887
Oct. 14, 1918


Frances S. Vaughan
(w. of J. Elkins Vaughan)
Oct. 5, 1909
__________

Gertrude Vaughan  -  Dau
of S. D. & Jeffie Vaughan
1925  -  1927

J. Elkins Vaughan
Mar. 29, 1911
Dec. 14, 1965

Jeffie Keels Vaughan
Oct. 8, 1899
Apr. 2, 1929

Lola H.  -  Wife of
W. M. Vaughan
Aug. 31, 1872
Jan. 1, 1935

William M. Vaughan
1877  -  1947

Hazel E. Walker
Mar. 30, 1878
Apr. 17, 1954

Thomas Walker
1905  -  1976

J. Henry Way
Nov. 10, 1851
June 7, 1923

Mary Ernest Way  -  Wife of
William Benjamin Way, MD
Feb. 18, 1870
Mar. 11, 1925

William Benjamin Way, MD
Sept. 9, 1853
Dec. 29, 1929

C. William Welch
Apr. 19, 1910
Feb. 4, 1931

Edward Welch
Apr. 3, 1907
May 13, 1907

George E. Welch
Feb. 11, 1880
May 30, 1961

John Crutch Welch, Jr.
Sept. 11, 1903
Sept. 7, 1933

May O. Welch  -  Wife
of George E. Welch
Oct. 10, 1883
Apr. 5, 1961

Ocedla R. Welch
Sept. 28, 1877
Dec. 28, 1911

Ralph D. Welch
May 26, 1907
June 10, 1947

Willis Keith Weston
Jan. 13, 1879
Jan. 14, 1946

Doyle Monroe Whitson
May 10, 1911
June 12, 1962

Ellen S. Winfield 
Wife of T. L. Winfield
Oct. 27, 1813
July 1, 1911

William Ball S. Winslow
Sept. 10, 1905
Jan. 24, 1949

Alice Lucile Johnston  -  Dau
of Carrie Owens Johnston &
Dr. George A. T. Johnston.
b. Jan. 25, 1897.
Married Dr. Robert Victor
Ackerman Jan. 31, 1918.
d. Aug. 6, 1955.

Clarence All
Nov. 6, 1907
Aug. 25, 1935

Lily Thrower Boswell
Sept. 9, 1879
Dec. 19, 1927

William Boswell
Mar. 20, 1904
Nov. 6, 1928

Adam Lee Bozardt
April 18, 1896
Dec. 28, 1974

Etta Chinners Bozardt
Feb. 8, 1891
Aug. 4, 1974

Martin David Bozardt
Jan. 4, 1885
Jan. 9, 1969

Agnes M. Baxter Brown
(w. of John Hampton Brown)
Nov. 3, 1871
Sept. 22, 1930

John Hampton Brown
July 17, 1876
May 7, 1941

Florence Drummond Browning
(2nd w. of Walker Bowman
Browning, Sr.)
Mar. 13, 1892
Apr. 4, 1960

Gene Irvin Browning
Oct. 8, 1927
Feb. 20, 1928

Jessie M. Browning
(w. of Walker Bowman
Browning, Sr.)
Sept. 22, 1864
May 30, 1914

Susan Mood Browning
June 8, 1834
Aug. 13, 1916

Walker Bowman Browning, Sr.
March 8, 1874
Nov. 16, 1951

Walker Bowman Browning, Jr.
Son of Florence Drummond
& Walker Bowman
Browning, Sr.
Aug. 28, 1921
Oct. 21, 1976

Eva Ann B. All
Wife of John C. All
Apr. 1, 1860
Nov. 20, 1945

Hattie W. All
(w. of Joseph A. All)
1904  -  1967

John C. All
Mar. 14, 1860
Mar. 14, 1949

Mahaler Mizell Caron
Jan. 1, 1902
Jun. 26, 1969

Ellen M. Carrere
1921  -  1921

Mabel Muckenfuss  - Wife
of William H. Carrere
June 23, 1891
Feb. 18, 1959

Arthur Owen Carter
May 4, 1895
Apr. 29, 1915

Annie Bell Rebecca All
Carter
Dec. 30, 1892
July 15, 1919

Bernard Hunter Carter, Sr.
1897  -  1960

Bernard Hunter Carter, Jr.
Sept. 15, 1927
May 9, 1934

Bernard M. Carter
Nov. 14, 1947
Sept. 21, 1974

Bertie Bell Carter  - Infant
Dau of Mr. & Mrs. J. B.
Carter
Oct. 17, 1940
Dec. 31, 1940

Caroline Burbage Carter
Wife of Owen M. Carter
Aug. 27, 1873
Nov. 27, 1946

Geo. Gilbert Carter
Sept. 20, 1929
Oct. 15, 1941

Owen M. Carter
Apr. 29, 1849
Oct. 20, 1924

*Segt. Owen McDonald
Carter
May 23, 1932
July 8, 1952


 

 

CEMETERY INSCRIPTIONS OF DORCHESTER COUNTY, SC:
1979 Lillian H. Harley, Pattie W. Heaton, Lillian D. Kizer

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