Renner, Minnehaha County, South Dakota
Cemetery: Nelson Children Cemetery
Street: S.E. part of Section 5 Mapleton Township - a mile south of Morefield
City: Approximately 2 miles northwest of present day Renner
State: South Dakota
Nation: United States of America
Directions: Cemetery located on old Tidemann place, NE corner of old Andrew Dalemoe homestead and in 1927 the property was owned by Jonas C. Johnson
Features: Unknown - weeds, wild grass - ?
Established: January 4, 1880
Gravestones: One statue with inscription
Oldest: January 4, 1880
Newest: January 10, 1880
Condition: Cemetery destroyed
Contacted: Through genealogy research, I have just recently located living relatives living in Minnehaha County, SD and none of them know exactly where the cemetery is now.
From what I understand the cemetery has had 80 to 100 or even more years of neglect, with farming and vegetation growth and it's location isn't even visible any more. I was told that the single head stone may have toppled over many many years ago and is most likely burried beneath the soil somewhere. What I want is for this cemetery to be located and preserved in the name of my ancestors who are burried there.
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Name: Donald Nelson
Date: June 22, 2003