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Mona in Juab County, Utah — The American Mountains (Southwest)
 

Old Pioneer Cemetery

 
 
Old Pioneer Cemetery Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Bill Kirchner, June 15, 2014
1. Old Pioneer Cemetery Marker
Inscription.  This monument is erected in memory of the pioneers buried here. There are about 20, whose resting place surrounds this monument.

The first grave was that of Nancy Maria Biglow Love, who died November 27, and was buried November 28, 1852.

In 1852 there were only three pioneer ranchers and their families living here. In 1853 Indian trouble forced them to move to Nephi.

After Mona was settled in 1859, it served for a burial ground until 1869.
 
Erected 1938 by Mt. Nebo Camp, Daughters of Utah Pioneers. (Marker Number 29.)
 
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 month for this entry is November 1840.
 
Location. 39° 49.29′ N, 111° 51.292′ W. Marker is in Mona, Utah, in Juab County. Marker is on The Mona Road, 0.2 miles north of Utah Route 54, on the right when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Mona UT 84645, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 10 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Mona Bicentennial Memorial Park
Old Pioneer Cemetery Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Bill Kirchner, June 15, 2014
2. Old Pioneer Cemetery Marker
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(approx. 0.4 miles away); Burraston Ponds (approx. 1.9 miles away); Salt Creek Fort (approx. 7.4 miles away); Early Schools (approx. 7.4 miles away); Juab Co. Jail (approx. 7.9 miles away); The Old Mill Wheel (approx. 7.9 miles away); Oscar M. Booth House (approx. 8 miles away); Goshen's Historic Grist Mill Stone (approx. 9.4 miles away).
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on July 12, 2014, by Bill Kirchner of Tucson, Arizona. This page has been viewed 456 times since then and 30 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on July 12, 2014, by Bill Kirchner of Tucson, Arizona. • Al Wolf was the editor who published this page.

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Jul. 1, 2022