Old Scotch Cemetery aerial view
Old Scotch Cemetery aerial view (Image from the U.S. Geological Survey)

Scotch (a.k.a. Old Scotch or Welsh) Cemetery

This 1975 burial index is not complete (see Pauline Lillie's history) as the cemetery was overgrown at the time stones were read. The 1881 History of Iowa County shows the cemetery to have about 60 graves. Scotch is designated as a Pioneer Cemetery.

History: Pauline Lillie's 1976 History

Gravestone Photos:  Iowa Gravestone Photo Project

Plot Map: none

Condition: See Pauline Lillie's 1976 history (need update).

Directions and Location Maps:

Interactive Location Map w/GPS
Directions Map

From Hwy I 80 and Hwy IA-149:
  1. Head north on IA-149/P Ave/County Hwy V77 toward Conroy. Continue to follow IA-149 (5 mi)
  2. Turn right at 175th St (2.5 mi)

Scotch Cemetery is on the left (north side of the road)

Coordinates: (DEC) Latitude 41.5355646 Longitude -92.0407331

Transcribed by: Fran Eichler from Pauline Lillie's Cemetery History; with updates from Netha Meyer (marked **) from her obituary collection.
Web page by: Stephen Williams
Published: Iowa County IAGenWeb Website, 13 Jul 2008. Permission given by Lou Eichler (Fran's husband).
Media Source: Iowa County Cemetery Stones & History 1844-1975 via gravestone inscriptions
Cemetery Listing:

An obituary is available if an 'X' is marked in the Obit column and can be obtained from the Williamsburg Historical Commission. Obituary notes are marked in the Notes column with a double asterisk (**).

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Last Name

First Name

Date of Birth

Date of Death



ArnettJ. B.No dates, Co A, 13th Kentucky Inf
XEspenlaubGottlieb18247 May 1903Mar Susan Brown in 1862
XEspenlaubSarah (Brown)1838 23 May 1920 ** W.O. Gottlieb
GallupS.L.G. 9 Jul 1880 3m 15dSmall stone probably Sarah L Gallup
GallupSarah J. 27 Mar 188040y 7m 9d wife of Andrew [mistakenly record in Lillie book as d. 27 Mar 1886]
GallupSarah L.9 Jul 18803m 15ddau of A & SJ
McLennanD.20 Apr 189218y 15dson of J & H
McLennanHannah (Mc Beat)Sep 183-31 Jul 188-wife of M McLennan, born in Rosssh, Scotland
WalkerAllen28 Apr 187511y 8m 12dson of DB & J
WalkerJames B.13 Jul 188022y 23dson of DB & J
WelshAlexander8 Mar 189679y 9d
WelshElizabeth Ann5 May 189771y 7m 5dstone broken

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