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Linden in Genesee County, Michigan — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
 

Argentine Township Cemetery

 
 
Argentine Township Cemetery Marker image. Click for full size.
By J.T. Lambrou, July 26, 2021
1. Argentine Township Cemetery Marker
Inscription.  In 1838, Halsey Whitehead, a veteran of the War of 1812, buried his two-year-old daughter Rebecca here on land he settled in 1837. He offered burial plots for others until 1843, when he donated the land to Argentine Township. Graves located here include those of pioneer families, such as the Murrays, Lobdells, Sutherlands, Algers, Lahrings and McCaslins, as well as veterans of seven different wars.
 
Erected 2015 by Michigan Historical Commission - Michigan Historical Center. (Marker Number L1510.)
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Cemeteries & Burial Sites. In addition, it is included in the Michigan Historical Commission series list. A significant historical year for this entry is 1837.
 
Location. 42° 47.849′ N, 83° 50.202′ W. Marker is in Linden, Michigan, in Genesee County. Marker can be reached from the intersection of Silver Lake Road and Whitehead Drive, on the right when traveling west. Entrance to cemetery is off Silver Lake Road across from Whitehead Drive. The marker is located in center of original part of
Argentine Township Cemetery Marker image. Click for full size.
By J.T. Lambrou, July 26, 2021
2. Argentine Township Cemetery Marker
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cemetery, next to hand pump. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Linden MI 48451, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 6 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Linden Presbyterian Church (approx. 2.9 miles away); Linden Historic District (approx. 3 miles away); Linden Mills (approx. 3.1 miles away); Byron Cemetery (approx. 5˝ miles away); Byron Veterans Plaque (approx. 5.7 miles away); Ellen May Tower / Spanish-American War Nurse (approx. 5.9 miles away); Byron (approx. 6 miles away); First Congregational Church (approx. 6.1 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Linden.
 
Argentine Township Cemetery image. Click for full size.
By J.T. Lambrou, July 26, 2021
3. Argentine Township Cemetery
Argentine Township Cemetery Entrance image. Click for full size.
By J.T. Lambrou, July 26, 2021
4. Argentine Township Cemetery Entrance
The access road off Silver Lake Road west of Ferrellgas
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on August 1, 2021. It was originally submitted on July 29, 2021, by J.T. Lambrou of New Boston, Michigan. This page has been viewed 68 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on July 29, 2021, by J.T. Lambrou of New Boston, Michigan. • Mark Hilton was the editor who published this page.

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