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American Fork in Utah County, Utah — The American Mountains (Southwest)
 

Pioneer Cemetery

 
 
Pioneer Cemetery Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Kirchner, October 2, 2018
1. Pioneer Cemetery Marker
Inscription.  This spot served as burial ground for pioneers of American Fork from about 1852 to 1868. When death came to the village, bodies were prepared for burial and graves dug by friends and relatives. Some Indians were buried here.

Listed on the plaques are names of pioneers buried here.
Plaque South side Sabrina Clark Adams James Arza Adams Charles Franklin Adams Agnes Adams Davis Adams Arza Quincy Adams Mary Adelaine Adams Moroni Adams Elizabeth Adams Lydia Ann Adams Sarah Alston Thomas Bishop Mary Ellen Binnall Edwin E. Boley Samuel Bourne John Bourne Franklin Barratt Milton Davis Chipman Betsey Chipman Andrew Crystal Currey Child Henry Cunningham Henry Covington Sophia Dayton Louisa Lance Dayton John Eldridge Zina Eldridge John Fisher George William Filcher Charles Henry Filcher James Faulkner John M. Green William Gardner Joseph Hansen Ingar Mortensen Hansen Thomas F. Hendley Mary Ellen Harrington Lois Elma Harrington Mary Jones Harrington Sarah Julian Mary Jane Jackson George F. Jackson

Plaque North side Mary
Pioneer Cemetery Marker <i>South side</i> image. Click for full size.
By Bill Kirchner, October 2, 2018
2. Pioneer Cemetery Marker South side
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E. Kettle Ann Kelley Mary King Mortimor King Hyrum Kelley Elizabeth Mitchell Jedediah Grant McNeil John Alma McNeil John Mercer Emma Julian Mercer John Miller Elizabeth Dean Nichols Stephen Nichols Daniel Nichols James Nichols Sarah Ann Neilsen Miss Sarah A. Neilsen Baby Neilsen Anna Marie Olson John Proctor Vivian Proctor James Parker Emma Pool Elizabeth Ralphs Samuel H. Robinson Ann Wooten Robinson Alfred Robinson Margaret Smith James Moroni Shelley Charlotte Shelley William Boyer Shelley George Heber Shelley Elizabeth Shelley Emma Shelley Martha Sykes Henry Thornton Mary Jane Varney Caroline Elizabeth Varney Jacob William Varney Joseph Woodhead Rosannah Dishley Wood George Wearhem
 
Erected 1948 by Daughters of Utah Pioneers. (Marker Number 114.)
 
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 1852.
 
Location. 40° 23.002′ N, 111° 47.775′ W. Marker is in American Fork, Utah, in Utah County. Marker is at the intersection of East 300 North and North 100 East, on the right when traveling west on East 300 North. Marker is on the northwest corner.
Pioneer Cemetery Marker <i>North side</i> image. Click for full size.
By Bill Kirchner, October 2, 2018
3. Pioneer Cemetery Marker North side
Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: American Fork UT 84003, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. First Flour Mill (approx. 0.2 miles away); First Presbyterian Church of American Fork (approx. 0.4 miles away); Harrington Elementary School (approx. 0.4 miles away); Veterans Memorial Building (approx. 0.4 miles away); American Fork City Hall (approx. 0.4 miles away); The Historic City Hall Bell (approx. 0.4 miles away); Bank of American Fork (approx. half a mile away); First Free Public School (approx. half a mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in American Fork.
 
Pioneer Cemetery Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Kirchner, October 2, 2018
4. Pioneer Cemetery Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on May 14, 2020. It was originally submitted on May 14, 2020, by Bill Kirchner of Tucson, Arizona. This page has been viewed 49 times since then and 8 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on May 14, 2020, by Bill Kirchner of Tucson, Arizona.

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