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Protestant Cemetery, Fairmont, Fillmore County, Nebraska

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One June 2, 1879, the B. & M. R. R. Co. issued a warranty deed to the city of Fairmont, Nebr., for a consideration of $120 to the ten acres (40 rods by 40 rods) in the south west comer of the south east quarter of section 29, township 8, range 3. This cemetery is located approximately one mile south east of Fairmont. Among those buried here are:

ALDRICH, MRS. P. M. b. 1834, d. 1876.
AMMERMAN, JOHN MASON b. Apr. 12, 1802, Newburg, N. Y., d. May 8, 1885. (Real Son).
BINGHAM, ELI b. May 7, 1817, d. Apr. 6, 1882.
BLACK, DELONZON M. b. Mch. 25, 1849, d. June 19, 1878.
CARNEY, ELIZABETH S. b. Aug. 13, 1839, d. May 28, 1878.
CARSON, WM. MURRAY, b. Nov. 8, 1814, d. July 2, 1897.
CUMMINGS, W. B. b. Feby. 26, 1811, d. June 22, 1887.
FARRAR, MARGARET M. b. Sept. 15, 1804, d. Dec. 5, 1891.
GAYLORD, S. G. b. Dec. 25, 1812, d. Aug. 9, 1875.
GLEASON, MRS. BETSY A. b. Feby. 13, 1835, d. Jany. 23, 1879.
HENTHORN, MAGGIE E. b. Aug. 17, 1834, d. Apr. 19, 1875.
HERRINGTON, CLARK b. July 10, 1804, Bennington, Vt., d. Jany. 3, 1895. (Real Son).
JACKSON, PHOEBE SHERMAN b. Feby. 21, 1809, d. Feby. 5, 1899.
KEITH, M. H. b. Jany. 14, 1811, d. Oct. 30, 1887.
LIVINGSTON, STEPHEN b. June 14, 1814, d. Dec. 9, 1895.
McCASHLAND, BENJAMIN b. Apr. 11, 1811, d. Jany. 31, 1889.
McCASHLAND, HARRIET b. Jany. 25, 1812, d. Nov. 6, 1893.
NOBLE, JAMES DWIGHT b. Mch. 22, 1814, d. Jany. 22,1882.
PATTERSON, ROBERT b. NOV. 25, 1814, d. Apr. 15, 1885.
POWELL, SARAH J. b. Mch. 23, 1846, d. Nov. 7, 1877.
RALPH, FRANCIS A. b. Oct. 4, 1811, d. Jany. 3, 1879.
ROBERTS, JESTINE b. Jany. 9, 1816, d. Dec. 6, 1877.
RYBURN, CHARLOTTE b. Mch. 17, 1816, d. Oct. 2, 1889.
STERRETT, ROBERT b. Feby. 12, 1816, d. Nov. 16, 1895.
STERRETT, WM. b. Aug. 15, 1816, d. May 7, 1891.
STINES, JAMES b. July 22, 1808, d. Aug. 29, 1879.
THOMPSON, JOHN S. b. May 17, 1810, d. Nov. 3, 1898.
THOMPSON, NANCY b. Dec. 2, 1811, d. Feby. 16, 1886.
TREADWELL, SARAH W. b. Aug. 22, 1808, d. Mch. 20, 1895.
WAIT, MRS. WM. b. Feby. 27, 1814, d. July 7, 1881
ZEIGLER, WM. C. b. Mch. 28, 1851, d. Oct. 30, 1878.

Among those of foreign birth are:

BERGSTRAND, AUGUST b. Sept. 22, 1847, Sweden, d. Sept. 11, 1894.
DICK, ANNA M. b. Mch. 10, 1869, Russia, d. May 12, 1910.
HALL, MRS. ELIZA b. Mch. 27, 1834, Canada, d. Mch. 24, 1908.
MORGAN, THOMAS b. Sept. 2, 1824, England, d. Sept 30, 1872.
NAVERGALL, ANNA MARIA b. Dec. 8, 1816, Germany, d. Oct. 18, 1891.
PETH, JACOB b. May 13, 1822, Switzerland, d. May 8. 1896.
REDDING, THEO. b. Oct. 10, 1853, Paris, France, d. May 4, 1884.
STEWART, JOHN b. Mch. 14, 1838, Scotland, d. June 19, 1888.

Cemetery fenced. In permanent charge of the Fairmont Cemetery Association.

– Contributed by Roxy V. Ammerman

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