Newburgh Cemetery

Livonia, Wayne County, Michigan

There are a number of Rhead's buried in this cemetery. Newburgh Cemetery is a Michigan Historical site and has at least 4 Revolutionary War soldiers and over 50 Civil War veterans buried there, as well as several early residents of Livonia. It is located on Ann Arbor Trail between Wayne Road and Newburgh, in Livonia, Michigan.

Rhead, B.J. - Company E, 16th Mich Inf, born April 5, 1847; died July 15, 1930 (Civil War Veteran)
Rhead, Aden - died September 26, 1874, "aged 62 yrs 7 mths 14 dys"
Rhead, Melvina - "wife of Aden" died November 26, 1858 "aged 29 yrs 4 mths"
Rhead, George - "son of Aden & Melvina Rhead" died May 21, 1856 "aged 6 yrs 26 dys"
Rhead, Henry L. - 1830 - 1910
Rhead, Ellia - "his wife" 1837-1916
Rhead, Peter - "son of R.D. & A. "died September 17, 1852 "aged 1 yr 8 mths 7 dys"
Rhead, Jacob - born May 19, 1805 died August 12, 1891
Rhead, Katherine - born July 19, 1807; died September 15, 1894
Rhead, Jacob J. - 1840 - 1925
Rhead, Ella - "his wife" 1852 - 1898
Rhead, John - born October 28, 1835; died October 20, 1918

Brown, Elizabeth (Rhead) "wife of Andrew C. Brown" died October 28, 1859 "aged 50 yrs 1 mth 13 dys"
The stone next to Elizabeth is unreadable. Information obtained from archives:
Brown, Andrew C. died October 6, 1854 "age 51 yrs 2 mths 7 dys"
Brown, Andrew Cass "son of Andrew & Elizabeth" died February 17, 1857 "aged 3 yrs 7 mths 4 dys"