Maydell Private Cemetery

Location Maydell Township Sect 9, NW 1/4

Clark County South Dakota

Send additions or corrections to Gordon C. Meyer gmeyer@itctel.com



NE ¼ Section 9

From Garden City 6 miles north 1 mile east Then South through a deserted

Farm yard and across a field.

This was the Flanigan Ranch –Homested by Grandmother Flanigan


hiram_1.jpg (393957 bytes)Burials,  Stafford Hiram Theadore, Grave 1-died 1/18/1884-Civil War Discharge 7/24/1865  Co. H Illinois Infantry; Grandfather of of late Vernon Flanigan of Garden City.


Kirkland, Ralph-Grave 2  --Died 9/8/82; Civil War Discharge 7/24/1865—Co. H. Illinois Infantry; Relatives unknown, Called “Uncle” by Flanigan Children.


Marisman, Mrs, and two babies Lot 14 Grave 2. It is thought that they have been moved.

Mrs. Marisman is located in Section NE ¼  Section 14.

These Graves are being cared for by the Bradley American Legion Post.



Hiram and his wife Charlotte were born in New York, they were married circa 1854. The Staffords migrated to the Houston Minnesota area. The Staffords had 5 children, these were all born in Minnesota.  Hiram enlisted in the army during the Civil War, this was but for a very short time, according to his records he had many medical problems.  Hiram was discharged 7/24/1865, and died in 1884


There is another Civil war veteran buried in the grave just south of Hirams. This is Ralph Kirkland who died 9/8/1882.  There isn't any tombstone for this grave, but if we could get a little more information I am sure this could be acquired.  He supposedly was in the same army unit as Hiram Stafford. 



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