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Owen's Grove (a.k.a. Old Owen's Grove) Cemetery
Owen Township, Cerro Gordo County, Iowa

Owen's Grove (a.k.a. Old Owen Grove) Cemetery is located in section 5, along 220th Street, of Owen Township of Cerro Gordo County, Iowa. At the back of this cemetery stands a large tall monument with the only inscription: "In My Father's House are Many Mansions."

Known Interments at Owen's Grove Cemetery

 Designates a Veteran

ALLEN, Warren N. 18 Dec 1837 17 Aug 1891 "Ever Remembered"
BOARD, Mary E.   06 Dec 1888
aged 25y 11m 6d
"Wife of
Wm. H."
CORMEY, Doris Elaine (RENSHAW) 06 Mar 1924
Hanford IA
25 Dec 2000
aged 76y
daughter of George S. & Amanda RENSHAW
spouse of Henry CORMEY
DUNCAN, Jacob R.   04 May 1882
aged 33y
spouse of
DUNCAN, Mary I. 08 Aug 1856 15 May 1901  
DUNCAN, Sarah D.   21 Nov 1899
aged 89y
"Wife of
Alexander DUNCAN"
HARRIS, Harriet J.   17 Oct 1878
aged 5y
daughter of
HEWITT, Cyrus   21 Jan 1883
aged 85y
"Sleep on dear Father
and take thy Rest,
God called thee home,
When he thought best."
HILL, Jesse 21 Dec 1897
Licking Co. OH
15 Oct 1903
Owen Grove IA
married 1849
Miss Sophia BARNUM
She preceded him in death.
Parents of 5 Children:
2 who have died
Frank of the home
Sime of Portland IA
James of Meservey/font>
JONES, Margaret   21 Jul 1866
aged 49y
spouse of
Pierson JONES
JONES, Pierson   24 Dec 1863
aged 38y
spouse of
Margaret JONES
MELLOY, Daniel Scotland Mon. 26 Feb 1900
aged 62y
Ownes Twp. residence
came to America 12 yrs old, 1866
came to Owen Twp. on R.R.
funeral by Rev. ROBERTS
wife and four children,
Alexander MELLOY
Mrs. Charles ELLIOTT
all of Owen Grove
Obert Leslie
14 Jun 1876 21 May 1887 son of
J. S. & E. D.
NOTE: South of this plot is a large RENSHAW monument.
STEVENS, Eliza C. 12 Apr 1812 05 May 1867 "Wife of
STEVENS, J. C. 13 Jul 1807 24 Jun 1902 spouse of
 unknown      North of STEVENS plot, no gravestones, monument
"U.S. Spanish American War Veteran
Cuba - Philippines, Puerto Rico & Cuba
1898 - 1902"
unknown   03 Feb 1874
aged 47y 5d
Top of slab marker had broken off and is gone.
unknown     From Geo. WRIGHT plot, a string of unmarked graves, or gravestones now missing.
WELLS, Mr. H.   Mon 05 Feb 1900 One of the old settlers of Owen Twp., lived on old homestead 25 years.
WILLIAM, Ida May   22 Feb 1875
aged 2y 2m 1d
"Children of
J. F. & R. I. WILLIAM"

shared gravestone with Julia Marie
"In one grave we buried them,
It was our loss but Heaven's gain."
WILLIAM, Julia Marie   22 Feb 1875
aged 4y 2m 9d
"Children of
J. F. & R. I. WILLIAM"

shared gravestone with Ida May
"In one grave we buried them,
It was our loss but Heaven's gain."
WRIGHT, George   26 Apr 1882
aged 68y 8m
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Transcription Contributed by Marilyn O'Conner  November, 2009
Updated by Sharon R. Becker, February of 2011; updated November of 2016


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