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Russel Stillman 1810-1865


Posted By: Merllene Andre Bendixen (email)
Date: 9/28/2012 at 23:45:55

Move Remains Today to Oak Hill Cemetery
Removal was made today from a little cemetery in Ellsworth township to Oak Hill cemetery of the remains of Calvin Prosser his little daughter Anna, and a relative, Russell Stillman. (Vindicator and Republican, Estherville, IA, December 18, 1934)

In 1865 an acre of land was set aside by Calvin A. Prosser for the purpose of starting a cemetery which is locate five miles north east of this city in Ellsworth township, on the Nels Anderson corner. The first man to be buried in the newly created burial grounds was Russell Stillman in the year of 1865. Mr. Stillman, being a Civil War veteran. (Vindicator and Republican, Estherville, IA, September 28, 1937)


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