Location: Mahaska County IA

Iowa Cemetery Records Madison to Mitchell Counties

Iowa Cemetery records are listed by county then name of cemetery within the Iowa county. Most of these are complete indices at the time of transcription, however, in some cases we list the listing when it is only a partial listing. Iowa Cemetery Records Adair to Allamakee CountiesIowa Cemetery Records Appanoose to Cass CountiesIowa Cemetery Records Cedar to Clinton CountiesIowa Cemetery Records Crawford to Dickinson CountiesIowa Cemetery Records Dubuque to Hancock CountiesIowa Cemetery Records Hardin to Johnson CountiesIowa Cemetery Records Jones to Lyon CountiesIowa Cemetery Records Madison to Mitchell CountiesIowa Cemetery Records Monona to Muscatine CountiesIowa Cemetery Records O’Brien to Pottawattamie CountyIowa Cemetery Records Powesheik to Sioux CountiesIowa Cemetery Records Story to Union CountiesIowa Cemetery Records Van Buren CountyIowa Cemetery Records Wapello to Wright Counties Madison County Following Cemeteries Sayre Cemetery (hosted at Madison County, Iowa Tombstone Transcription Project) Following Cemeteries (hosted At Interment) Barney Cemetery Beardsley-Beem Cemetery Bennett Cemetery Blair Chapel Cemetery Brush Ridge Cemetery Bullock Cemetery Clark Cemetery Close Cemetery Earlham Cemetery Ebenezer Cemetery Fairview Cemetery Farris Cemetery Farson Cemetery German Lutheran Cemetery Gordon Cemetery Hamblin Cemetery Hartman Cemetery Hickman Cemetery Hooten Cemetery Jefferson-Goar Cemetery King Cemetery Kivett Cemetery Lotz – Wintermantle Cemetery McDonald – Chase Cemetery McGinnis Cemetery Montpelier Cemetery Moon Cemetery Neal Cemetery North Branch Cemetery North McDonald Cemetery Old Penn Cemetery Payton Cemetery Penn Center Cemetery Peru Cemetery Pitzer Eppard Cemetery Pleasant View (Walker)...

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Biographical Sketch of Mrs. Fannie A. Campbell

MRS. F.A. CAMPBELL. – Fannie A., the daughter of L. and E. Dodson, was born in Illinois in 1838, and received her education in the seminary at Oskaloosa, Iowa. She was married in that state to James M. Campbell, of Ohio. In 1864 her husband closed out his real estate business, and with his wife came across the plains. A number of fine horses constituted a part of their effects. Happy caƱon, in Umatilla county, a place beautiful for a home, and desirable as a stock ranch, was chosen, and western life begun. Their efforts were attended with prosperity, until the irreparable loss of the husband and father in 1873, who fell a victim to consumption. Notwithstanding this affliction, by which not only her life companion but a sterling and honest man was taken away, Mrs. Cambell continued the management of her farm, and has showed in this relation a marked capacity. Her household has been invaded by disease, three of her sons having died; while Elmer E., the eldest was murdered by the Bannacks in the summer of 1878 at Camas Prairie, whither he had gone to render assistance to a younger brother on a sheep range. But, notwithstanding these sorrows, Mrs. Campbell is still living faithfully and indeed happily as well as prosperously, at her home with her two daughters and three...

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Biography of Hon. J. H. Rinehart

HON.J.H. RINEHART. – Mr. Rinehart, whose portrait appears in this volume, is one of the pioneers of Eastern Oregon, and the proprietor of the Mammoth Anna-Lulu Flouring mills. He was born October 1, 1836, in Adams county, Illinois, and moved to Mahaska county, Iowa, in 1845. In 1854 he crossed the plains with his parents to Oregon and located with them at Eugene. In 1855 he left the parental roof and, although but a boy of eighteen, sought the gold fields of Northern California, where he remained a year and a half, and returned to Oregon soon after the close of the Indian war in July, 1856. In July, 1862, he arrived with two of his brothers in the Grande Ronde valley, and struck camp at a point where now stands the flourishing city of La Grande. The valley then had no town nor postoffice, the nearest places being Walla Walla and The Dalles. The valley at that time was wholly unsettled, and was covered with tall bunch-grass. The young settler located on unsurveyed land near Summerville, Oregon, and in that vicinity has resided for over twenty-six years. The first four years he was chiefly engaged in stock-raising and farming, and in 1866 undertook the flouring-mill business, and still clings to it, having become the principal proprietor in the Anna-Lulu roller mills at Summerville. Mr. Rinehart is the father...

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Biography of James J. Stanley

A pioneer of this country before Wallowa County had a separate political existence, entrusted frequently with the duties and responsibilities of public office by his fellows, a prominent figure in the county today, and one who has assisted materially in up building the same and in its substantial advancement, the subject of this sketch is deserving of especial mention, since also he is one of those brave and self-sacrificing men who left home and loved ones for the field of bloodshed and carnage of war, when the flag of freedom was attacked by the minions of treason, and there he continued to do intrepid and faithful service in deeds of valor until the last gun was fired and the last attack repulsed, never more to rise in the face of the onward movement of enlightenment and civilization and good government. James J. was born in Trumbull County, Ohio, in 1840, being the son of James and Susannah (Miller) Stanley, navies respectively of Pennsylvania and Virginia, who settled in Ohio while it was under the domination of the savages and the father had Indian children as playmates when he was a child. His mother, the grandmother of our subject, carried her son to Ohio on horseback as early as 1802, and this worthy lady was one who had endured great hardships during the time of the Revolution, being reduced to...

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Biography of Lewis C. Rinehart

It is a pleasant task to scan the career of a successful man and to note the places where he has overcome the obstacles of life’s pathway and where he has made worthy achievements: and for a short time it is our good pleasure to thus contemplate the salient points of the life of the worthy gentleman, whose name initiates this article and who has been and is now one of the substantial and capable men of Wallowa County, having wrought for the development and advancement of the same in a manner that demonstrates both his ability and his integrity, while in the prosecution of his own private business enterprises he has been eminently successful, gaining a generous portion of the goods of this world, having accomplished it all by dint of hard labor and sagacity in skillful management. On September 10, 1853, in Eugene, Lane county, Oregon, our subject was born to John and Sarah E. (Edwards) Rinehart. The parents had come thither from Oskaloosa, Iowa, in 1852, being sturdy pioneers of the Willamette valley. Our subject remained with his parents on the farm until 1869, when they removed near Arlington, in the John Day country, and in 1872, they all came thence to the Grande Ronde valley, settling near Summerville. In these various places Lewis C. gained his education and learned to fight the battles of life....

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Biography of Col. W.W. Chapman

Among men now living there are none around whom clusters so much of the history of Portland as the one whose name heads this memoir. He is the strongest link between the infant days and the stalwart manhood of our city. But the results of his labors in behalf of Portland, great and far-reaching as they have been in good, by no means complete the record of his long and useful life. Years before American civilization had gained a foot-hold in this portion of the Pacific Northwest, he had borne a leading part in laying the foundations of the State of Iowa, projecting and formulating measures which have since become established to the western limits of the continent. As one of the earlier pioneers of Oregon he found a new arena for his powers, and here for nearly a half a century he has exerted an influence upon political and business forces eminently beneficial, while his whole public career has been singularly free from personal or selfish motives. A hard fighter in everything, a man of direct methods and perfect integrity, he has maintained his opinions fearlessly, honestly and sincerely. No one can read the story of his public endeavors without feeling his heart warm toward this venerable man of over four score years, who upon many occasions in days gone by, when others were timorous or doubtful, dared...

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Biography of Alytte R. Dunn

Alytte R. Dunn, known as Ale, a farmer and stock-raiser of section 23, Logan township, Ida County, was born in Scott County, Iowa, in 1854, a son of A.R. and Margaret (Grace) Dunn, natives of Ohio and New York, respectively. When a young man the father located in Allen’s Grove, Scott Co., IA, and at that time Davenport contained only seven log houses. He was married in that county, where he was engaged in farming until 1890, and in that year the parents went to California. They still reside in that State. The grandparents of our subject, John and Eleanor Dunn, were among the early pioneers of Scott Co., IA, where they afterward died. Grandfather Grace removed from New York to Scott County in the early settlement of that locality, where he spent the remainder of his life. Mr. and Mrs. A.R. Dunn were the parents of five children, viz.: Amzey, married, and resides in Cherokee Co., IA; Alice, wife of Alvin Fowles of Sac County; Jerry, who resides near Trenton, Hitchcock Co., NE; A..R. our subject; and John, married and also resides in Hitchcock County. A.R. Dunn, the subject of this sketch was reared and educated in his native county, where he was early inured to farm labor. In 1877 he entered land in Silver Creek and Galva townships, Ida Co., IA, where he remained until 1881, and...

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