Cemetery: Linn-Bethel Owens Cemetery
Other:
Sign: Yes
Street: PIlot Mound Township
City: Pilot Mound or Boone, Iowa
Township:
County: Boone
State: Iowa
Nation: USA
Zip: 50223
lat_ns: N
lat_h:
lat_mmss:
long_ew: W
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Status: Active
Size: Small
Directions:
Type: Road-public
Location: Rural
Terrain: Level
Watersource: No
Features: few trees; flat terrain
Property: Public
Access: Open
Enclosure: Fence
Gate: Non-locking
Established:
Gravestones: 180
Oldest: 1859
Newest: 2012
Removed: Unknown
Relocated: No
Repairs: No
Methods:
Restoration: No
Association: No
Records: Yes
Inventory: Unsure
Availability: Boone County Genealogical Society
Landscaping: Yes
Paths: No
Trees: No
Crypts: No
Fencing: No
Brickwork: No
Ironwork: No
Sculpture: No
Fountains: No
Roads: No
Buildings: No
Cement: Yes
Granite: Yes
Marble: Unsure
Native: No
Slate: Unsure
Others: Unsure
Wood: No
Materials: Unsure
Architectural: Unsure
Angels: Unsure
Draperies: Unsure
Fraternal: Unsure
Hands: Unsure
Lambs: Unsure
Monograms: Unsure
Plants: Unsure
Photos: Unsure
Religious: Unsure
Scrollwork: Unsure
Urns: Unsure
Carvings: Unsure
Condition: Cemetery in danger of destruction
Unmarked: Yes
Broken: Yes
Toppled: Yes
Disintegrating: Yes
Buried: Unsure
Weather: Yes
Pollution: Unknown
Vandalized: No
Report:
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Overgrowth: None
Overgrowth1:
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GroundCover:
Moss:
Vines:
Drainage: Good
Problem1:
Problem2: Apathy
Owner: Cemetery
Use:
Bordering: Woods
Change: Same
Reason:
Visited: Rarely
Archeology: Unknown
Habitat: No
Surnames: Linn, Lundblad, Owen, Carlson, Hanson, Olson, Peterson, Richey, http://iagenweb.org/boone/vitals/death/cemetery-linn.html (list of names)
Other_Information: This cemetery holds the remains of many original settlers for this part of Iowa. People who came in the late 1840\'s and early 1850\'s. Men who served in the Civil War. People who helped form the towns and governments and churches.
Contacted:
Support:
Name: Diane Linn Young
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