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SWANK CEMETERY

| Stones Shown by WPA but not There in 2003 | Rows 1, 2, & 3 | Rows 4,5, & 6 | Rows 7 & 8
| Rows 9, 10, & 11 | Rows 12-14 | Rows 15-17 | Rows 18-20 | Rows 21-25 | No Stones

Web page updated 06 Sep  2010

Located in Johnson County, near Lone Tree, Iowa in Fremont Township SE1/4 Section 32

Take Highway 405 south through Lone Tree.  From the second stop sign drive south 2 miles. 
Turn right onto SE 660th Avenue.  Travel 1 mile and at stop sign turn left onto SE Utah. 
Travel 1/2 mile and turn right (curve) onto SE 670th. 
Travel 1/4 mile and turn left onto SE Utah Ave (gravel road). 
Drive approx. 1 1/4 mile.  Church will be on right side and cemetery is next to church. 

According to the 1880 History of Johnson County, Swank Cemetery was laid out by John Henry
and was originally 1 1/2 acres.  Levi Kizer's child was the first to be buried in Swank. 
The second person to be buried was John Boyle. 
The first column shows that the stone was present when the WPA walked the cemetery.
The next column is for shared stones "SS"
The rows are recorded from the north to the south.

The data was researched and compiled by Fran Eichler.  
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For more information on Swank Cemetery:
http://www.rootsweb.com/~iamusca2/swank.htm
 

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  Deceased Birth Location Death Location Age Parents or Comments Spouse Confirmed Notes
  GROUP A--Present when WPA walked cemetery, not present in 2003            
WPA   Anderson, May E. 18 May 1850   19 Dec 1865            
WPA   Donham, Infant dau     27 Dec 1874   1d Leander E & Elizabeth J      
WPA   Drorbaugh, Peter     10 Dec 1867   53y        
WPA   Drorbaugh, William 1823   9 Feb 1884            
  Fountain, Anthony 13 Aug 1922   13 Aug 1922   Stillborn Harry L & Sarah (Galligher) Fountain   Obituary Lone Tree Reporter 17 Aug 1922
  Shull, Jane     1 Mar 1861   7y 11m 28d J & LA Shull (stone broken)      
  Steel, John E.     1 Sep 1869   15m 9d T & B Steel
(stone not found Oct 2003)
     
  Strong, Maggie     28 Dec 1897     Wife of ?; aged (stone badly weathered, cannot decipher)      
ss Woods, John M. 14 Apr 1868   31 Oct 1869            
ss Woods, Malinda I. 8 Feb 1860   21 May 1881 Oakland Twp,
Louisa Co
20y John & Mahala (Tharpe) Woods   Louisa Co  
ss Woods, Mary L. 6 Feb 1856   14 Mar 1880     John & Mahala (Tharpe) Woods