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Story County Cemeteries by Township
Lafayette Township Howard Township Richland Township Lincoln Township 
Baldus Cemetery 
aka Decob Cemetery
Center Cemetery 
Fairview Cemetery
aka Story City Cemetery
South St. Petri Cemetery
Fosen Cemetery 
aka Wilkinson Cemetery
Pierson Cemetery 
Roland Cemetery 
Sheffield Cemetery 
Sowers Cemetery 
aka Pioneer Cemetery
East Bergen Cemetery 
McCallsburg Cemetery 
Dakin Cemetery 
Wolford Cemetery 
Zearing Cemetery 
Franklin Township Milford Township Richland Township Sherman Township 
Arrasmith Cemetery 
Bloomington Cemetery
Born Cemetery
Gilbert Cemetery
Manges Cemetery
McMichael's Pioneer Cemetery
Brouhard Cemetery 
Evergreen Memory Gardens
Knoll Cemetery
aka Poor Farm Cemetery
Olive Branch Cemetery
Pleasant Grove Cemetery
aka Oak Grove Cemetery
Murphy Cemetery 
aka Micah French Cemetery
Oak Hill Cemetery
aka Johnson's Grove Cemetery
Ingalls Cemetery 
Sparrow Cemetery
Washington Township
Grant Township
Nevada Township New Albany Township 
Ames Municipal Cemetery 
Billy Sunday Cemetery
aka Cory Burying Ground
Ontario Cemetery
aka New Philadelphia Cemetery
Story Memorial Garden
University Cemetery
St. Patricks Cemetery (Nevada)  Mound Cemetery  
aka Hickory Grove Cemetery
aka McDaniel Cemetery
Nevada Municipal Cemetery
Pleasant Run Cemetery
aka Mullen Cemetery
aka Summit Cemetery
Colo Cemetery  
St. James Cemetery
Palestine Township
Union Township
Indian Creek Township Collins Township 
Ballard's Grove Cemetery  
Bethany Cemetery
Bethlehem Cemetery
Fjeldberg Cemetery
Lincoln Cemetery
aka Midvale Cemetery
Palestine Cemetery
Sheldahl Cemetery
Slater Cemetery
Walnut Grove Cemetery
Cambridge Cemetery  
Center Grove Cemetery
Brubaker Cemetery  
aka Old Maxwell Cemetery
aka Pioneer
Maxwell Municipal Cemetery
Peoria Cemetery
Woodland Municipal Cemetery
aka Iowa Center Cemetery
Deeter Cemetery  
Collins Cemetery
aka Evergreen Cemetery
 

List Of Story County Cemeteries: By Township, Location, & Status.

Lafayette Township:
Baldus (Decob) Cemetery, NE corner NW¼ NE¼ Section 35, Inactive
Cemetery has been read by the WPA (late 1930s) and the Story County Chapter of the Iowa Genealogical Society (early 1990s). The Allen(1)1887 history lists 16 occupants, plus 7 unknown.
Center Cemetery, Section 16, Active
Cemetery has been read by the WPA (late 1930s) and the Story County Chapter of the Iowa Genealogical Society (early 1990s).
Fairview Cemetery, Section 12 in Story City, Active
Cemetery has been read by the WPA (late 1930s) and the Story County Chapter of the Iowa Genealogical Society (early 1990s). The Allen(1)1887 history lists 106 occupants, plus 72 unknown.
Also known as the Story City Cemetery.
South St. Petri Cemetery, Section 34, Active
Cemetery has been read by the WPA (late 1930s) and the Story County Chapter of the Iowa Genealogical Society (early 1990s). St. Petri is the name of the Lutheran church in Story City.

Howard Township:

Fosen/Wilkinson Cemetery, NW corner NE¼ Section 3, Inactive
Cemetery has been read by the WPA (late 1930s) and the Story County Chapter of the Iowa Genealogical Society (early 1990s). The Allen(1)1887 history lists 3 occupants.
Pierson Cemetery, SE¼ NW¼ Section 6, Inactive
Cemetery has been read by the WPA (late 1930s) and the Story County Chapter of the Iowa Genealogical Society (early 1990s). The cemetery was established on land owned by John Pierson Bjorkja who is buried there.
Roland Cemetery, NE corner NW¼ NW¼ Section 22, Active
Cemetery has been read by the WPA (late 1930s) and the Story County Chapter of the Iowa Genealogical Society (early 1990s). The Allen(1)1887 history lists 116 occupants, plus 95 unknown.
Sheffield Cemetery, N½ NWNW¼ Section 32, Active
Cemetery has been read by the WPA (late 1930s) and the Story County Chapter of the Iowa Genealogical Society (early 1990s). The Allen(1)1887 history lists 65 occupants, plus 10 unknown.
Sowers/Pioneer Cemetery, Section 7, Inactive
Cemetery has been read by the WPA (late 1930s) and the Story County Chapter of the Iowa Genealogical Society (early 1990s). The Allen(1)1887 history lists 12 occupants, plus 3 unknown.

Warren Township:

East Bergen Cemetery, Section 3, Inactive
Cemetery has been read by the WPA (late 1930s) and the Story County Chapter of the Iowa Genealogical Society (early 1990s).
McCallsburg Cemetery, Section 22, Active
Cemetery has been read by the WPA (late 1930s) and the Story County Chapter of the Iowa Genealogical Society (early 1990s).

Lincoln Township:

Dakin Cemetery, Section 16, Inactive
Said to be old cemetery. No current markers.
Wolford Cemetery, Section 13, Inactive
Graves supposedly were located on the Harry Wolford farm but none are known to exist.
Zearing Cemetery, SESE¼ Section 16, Active
Cemetery has been read by the WPA (late 1930s) and the Story County Chapter of the Iowa Genealogical Society (early 1990s). The Allen(1)1887 history lists 11 occupants, plus 9 unknown.

Franklin Township:
Arrasmith Cemetery, SE SE¼ Section 13, Inactive
Cemetery has been read by the Story County Chapter of the Iowa Genealogical Society (early 1990s). The Allen(1)1887 history lists 3 occupants.
Bloomington Cemetery, NE¼ NE¼ Section 36, Inactive
Cemetery has been read by the Story County Chapter of the Iowa Genealogical Society (early 1990s). The Allen(1)1887 history lists 34 occupants, plus 26 unknown.
Born Cemetery, N½ NENE¼ Section 1, Inactive
Cemetery has been read by the WPA (late 1930s) and the Story County Chapter of the Iowa Genealogical Society (early 1990s). The Allen(1)1887 history lists 45 occupants, plus 15 unknown.
Gilbert Cemetery, Section 4, Active
Cemetery has been read by the WPA (late 1930s) and the Story County Chapter of the Iowa Genealogical Society (early 1990s). The Allen(1)1887 history lists 21 occupants, plus 6 unknown.
Manges Cemetery, Section 7, Inactive
Burials reported. No markers.
McMichael's Pioneer Cemetery, SE corner NW¼ Section 13, Inactive
Cemetery has been read by the Story County Chapter of the Iowa Genealogical Society (early 1990s). The Allen(1)1887 history lists 19 occupants, plus 5 unknown, with the comment that one-half, from appearance, had been taken up and moved away.

Milford Township:

Brouhard Cemetery, Section 5, Inactive
Cemetery has been read by the Story County Chapter of the Iowa Genealogical Society (early 1990s).
Evergreen Memorial Gardens, Section 36, Active
Cemetery has been read by the Story County Chapter of the Iowa Genealogical Society (early 1990s).
Knoll Cemetery, Section 5, Inactive
Cemetery has been read by the Story County Chapter of the Iowa Genealogical Society (early 1990s). The Allen(1)1887 history lists 10 occupants.
Olive Branch Cemetery, 2200 240th Street, Ames, Iowa 50014
A newer cemetery in 2016, there are no known readings of the grave markers.
Pleasant Grove Cemetery, NE corner of Section 7, Inactive
Cemetery has been read by the WPA (late 1930s) and the Story County Chapter of the Iowa Genealogical Society (early 1990s). The Allen(1)1887 history lists 44 occupants.
Also known as the Oak Grove Cemetery.

Richland Township:

Murphy Cemetery, SE corner NE¼ Section 26, Active
Cemetery has been read by the WPA (late 1930s) and the Story County Chapter of the Iowa Genealogical Society (early 1990s). The Allen(1)1887 history lists 7 occupants.
Also known as the Micah French Cemetery.
Oak Hill Cemetery, W½ NE¼ Section 13, Active
Cemetery has been read by the WPA (late 1930s) and the Story County Chapter of the Iowa Genealogical Society (early 1990s). The Allen(1)1887 history lists 18 occupants.
Also known as the Johnson's Grove Cemetery

Sherman Township:

Ingalls Cemetery, Section 3, Inactive
Burials reported. No markers.
Sparrow Cemetery, Section 2, Inactive
Cemetery has been read by the Story County Chapter of the Iowa Genealogical Society (early 1990s). One marker.

Washington Township:

Ames Municipal Cemetery, Section 2 in Ames, Active
Cemetery has been read by the WPA (late 1930s) and the Story County Chapter of the Iowa Genealogical Society (early 1990s). The Allen(1)1887 history lists 157 occupants, plus 80 unknown.
Billy Sunday Cemetery, Section 13, Inactive
Cemetery has been read by the WPA (late 1930s) and the Story County Chapter of the Iowa Genealogical Society (early 1990s).
Also known as the Cory Burying Ground.
Ontario Cemetery, NW¼ SW¼ Section 5, Active
Cemetery has been read by the WPA (late 1930s) and the Story County Chapter of the Iowa Genealogical Society (early 1990s). The Allen(1)1887 history lists 171 occupants, plus 100 estimated unknown.
Also known as the New Philadelphia Cemetery.
Story Memorial Garden, Ames, Active
Cemetery has been read by the Story County Chapter of the Iowa Genealogical Society (early 1990s).
University Cemetery, Section 4 at Iowa State University in Ames, Active
Cemetery has been read by the WPA (late 1930s) and the Story County Chapter of the Iowa Genealogical Society (early 1990s).

Grant Township:

St. Patricks Cemetery, Section 1, Active
Cemetery has been read by the WPA (late 1930s) and the Story County Chapter of the Iowa Genealogical Society (early 1990s). It is also listed in the Allen(1)1887 history together with the Nevada Municipal Cemetery (which see for more information). This cemetery is across from the Nevada cemetery in Nevada Township.

Nevada Township:

Mound Cemetery, SE¼ NE¼ Section 23, Inactive
Cemetery has been read by the WPA (late 1930s) and the Story County Chapter of the Iowa Genealogical Society (early 1990s). The Allen(1)1887 history lists 53 occupants, plus 17 unknown.
Also known as the Hickory Grove Cemetery.
Nevada Municipal Cemetery, Section 7, Active (Click here to view cemetery map in new window)
Cemetery has been read by the WPA (late 1930s) and the Story County Chapter of the Iowa Genealogical Society (early 1990s). The Allen(1)1887 death list combines this cemetery with St. Patricks and lists the names of 432 known dead in the two cemeteries. 157 unknown dead were in this cemetery, and 21 unknown dead in St. Patricks.
Pleasant Run Cemetery, NE corner SE¼ Section 21 and SE corner NE¼ Section 21, Inactive
Cemetery has been read by the WPA (late 1930s) and the Story County Chapter of the Iowa Genealogical Society (early 1990s). The Allen(1)1887 history lists 71 occupants, plus 31 unknown.
Also known as the Mullen Cemetery.
Also known as the Summit Cemetery.

New Albany Township:

Colo Cemetery, SW¼ Section 9, Active
Cemetery has been read by the WPA (late 1930s) and the Story County Chapter of the Iowa Genealogical Society (early 1990s). The Allen(1)1887 history lists 78 occupants, plus 42 unknown.
St. James Cemetery, Section 8, Active
Cemetery has been read by the WPA (late 1930s) and the Story County Chapter of the Iowa Genealogical Society (early 1990s).
The cemetery was moved from Section 17 to Section 8 about 1950.

Palestine Township:

Ballard's Grove Cemetery, Section 24, Inactive
Cemetery has been read by the WPA (late 1930s) and the Story County Chapter of the Iowa Genealogical Society (early 1990s).
Bethany Cemetery, Section 5, Active
Cemetery has been read by the WPA (late 1930s) and the Story County Chapter of the Iowa Genealogical Society (early 1990s).
Bethlehem Cemetery, Section 29, Active
Cemetery has been read by the WPA (late 1930s) and the Story County Chapter of the Iowa Genealogical Society (early 1990s).
Fjeldberg Cemetery, Section 25, Active
Cemetery has been read by the WPA (late 1930s) and the Story County Chapter of the Iowa Genealogical Society (early 1990s).
Lincoln Cemetery, Section 11, Active
Cemetery has been read by the WPA (late 1930s) and the Story County Chapter of the Iowa Genealogical Society (early 1990s).
Also known as Midvale Cemetery.
Palestine Cemetery, Section 36, Active
Cemetery has been read by the WPA (late 1930s) and the Story County Chapter of the Iowa Genealogical Society (early 1990s).
Sheldahl Cemetery, Section 18, Inactive
Cemetery has been read by the WPA (late 1930s) and the Story County Chapter of the Iowa Genealogical Society (early 1990s).
Slater Cemetery, Section 32, Active
Cemetery has been read by the WPA (late 1930s) and the Story County Chapter of the Iowa Genealogical Society (early 1990s).
Walnut Grove Cemetery, Section 1, Active
Cemetery has been read by the WPA (late 1930s) and the Story County Chapter of the Iowa Genealogical Society (early 1990s).

Union Township:

Cambridge Cemetery, NE corner Section 20 and NW corner Section 21, Active
Cemetery has been read by the WPA (late 1930s) and the Story County Chapter of the Iowa Genealogical Society (early 1990s). The Allen(1)1887 history lists 84 occupants, plus 31 unknown.
Center Grove Cemetery, NE corner SE¼ Section 26, Active
Cemetery has been read by the WPA (late 1930s) and the Story County Chapter of the Iowa Genealogical Society (early 1990s). The Allen(1)1887 history lists 81 occupants, plus 44 unknown.

Indian Creek Township:

Brubaker Cemetery, Section 27, Inactive
Cemetery has been read by the WPA (late 1930s) and the Story County Chapter of the Iowa Genealogical Society (early 1990s).
Also known as Old Maxwell Cemetery and Pioneer Cemetery.
Maxwell Municipal Cemetery, SW corner NE¼ SW¼ Section 22, Active
Cemetery has been read by the WPA (late 1930s) and the Story County Chapter of the Iowa Genealogical Society (early 1990s). The Allen(1)1887 history lists 53 occupants, plus 21 unknown.
Peoria Cemetery, Section 35, Active
Cemetery has been read by the Story County Chapter of the Iowa Genealogical Society (early 1990s).
Woodland Cemetery, E½ NW¼ Section 9, Active
Cemetery has been read by the WPA (late 1930s) and the Story County Chapter of the Iowa Genealogical Society (early 1990s). The Allen(1)1887 history lists 165 occupants, plus 83 unknown.
Also known as Iowa Center Cemetery.

Collins Township:

Deeter Cemetery, Section 35, Inactive
Cemetery has been read by the WPA (late 1930s) and the Story County Chapter of the Iowa Genealogical Society (early 1990s).
Collins Cemetery, NE corner SE¼ Section 21, Active
Cemetery has been read by the WPA (late 1930s) and the Story County Chapter of the Iowa Genealogical Society (early 1990s). The Allen(1)1887 history lists 2 occupants.
Also known as Evergreen Cemetery.

(1)History of Story County, Iowa by William G. Allen, published March 1, 1887, Nevada, Iowa

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