“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
Spanish Fork in Utah County, Utah — The American Mountains (Southwest)

Pioneer Cemetery

Pioneer Cemetery Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Kirchner, October 1, 2018
1. Pioneer Cemetery Marker
Inscription.  Pioneers were buried here between 1851 and 1866 when this cemetery was abandoned, James Higinson was sexton. The bodies of those who remain here are Sarah Holt Tindral, John Hardison Redd, Elizabeth Hancock Redd, Mary Gardner Sweeten, Helen Whytock McKell, and the following children, Mary Catherine Redd, John Holt Redd, Mary Moriah Pace, Mary Ann Pace, Lucy Ann Bowen, Julia Susanah Bowen, Mary King, Phoebe Justin Darger, Oran Thomas, infant son Raymond, and about thirty-five others.
Erected 1941 by Daughters of Utah Pioneers, Spanish Fork Camps. (Marker Number 83.)
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Cemeteries & Burial Sites. In addition, it is included in the Daughters of Utah Pioneers series list. A significant historical year for this entry is 1851.
Location. 40° 5.128′ N, 111° 37.746′ W. Marker is in Spanish Fork, Utah, in Utah County. Marker is at the intersection of 1530 East and 1900 South, on the right when traveling south on 1530 East. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Spanish Fork UT 84660, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 3 miles of this marker, measured as the
Pioneer Cemetery Marker <i>on the left</i> image. Click for full size.
By Bill Kirchner, October 1, 2018
2. Pioneer Cemetery Marker on the left
Spanish Fork Heritage Cemetery Marker is on the right.
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crow flies. Spanish Fork Heritage Cemetery (here, next to this marker); First Settlement of Icelanders in the United States (approx. 1˝ miles away); Spanish Fork Grist Mills (approx. 1.7 miles away); Dominguez y Escalante Expedition (approx. 1.9 miles away); Old Fort (approx. 2.1 miles away); The Lush Valley of the Timpanogotzis (approx. 2.1 miles away); Escalante (approx. 2.1 miles away); Old Academy (approx. 2˝ miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Spanish Fork.
Credits. This page was last revised on April 20, 2020. It was originally submitted on April 20, 2020, by Bill Kirchner of Tucson, Arizona. This page has been viewed 35 times since then. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on April 20, 2020, by Bill Kirchner of Tucson, Arizona.

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