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Huston Cemetery

Boone Twp., Section 15, Dallas County, Iowa

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The following information is available from the Iowa Genealogical Society, 6000 Douglas, P.O. Box 7735, Des Moines, Iowa 50322

HUSTON CEMETERY Section 15, Boone Township-Dallas County, Iowa This cemetery is unusual in that it lies in the middle of a crossroads. It is enclosed by an iron picket fence and in the southeast corner stands a sign with the following inscription: "First burial here in 1847, two small daughters of the Harper family, going by wagon train to California. Became private cemetery of J. B. Huston family. Stage route ran by cemetery. Mr. Huston ran station and Post Office ½ mile east. He was first Dallas County Attorney. The stage route (Iowa City, Des Moines, Council Bluffs) was abandoned 1867 when railroads came."



Surname First Name Date of Birth Date of Death Notes
Harper -   1847 daughter
Harper -   1847 daughter
Huston Burnetta 17 Jul 1853 28 Dec 1863 d. at school, Iowa City, age 10y5m11d; d/o JB & N
Huston Elizabeth 4w3d 13 Feb 1880 d/o GD & EJ
Huston Infant 1m9d 01 Jun 1854 d/o JB & M
Huston James B 26 May 1811 29 Jan 1889 h/o Nancy
Huston Josiah S 26y2m18d 10 Jan 1862 s/o JH & MJ
Huston Mary A 13y1m2d 01 Jun 1854 d/o JB & N
Huston Nancy 56y2m22d 20 May 1867 w/o James B
Huston Sarah S 42y 03 Mar 1879 d/o James B & Nancy
Newby Infant - Dec 1872 d/o Wm & MJ

Transcribed by Annette Lucas; Updated 10/12/2017


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