Pioneer Burial Grounds
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N 40° 13.474 W 111° 38.647
12T E 445198 N 4452881
Quick Description: In 1853, the original four blocks of this cemetery became the final burial ground for Provo Pioneers who were first buried in Fort Field, Grandview and Temple Hill and later moved to this cemetery....
Location: Utah, United States
Date Posted: 8/20/2007 7:44:31 PM
Waymark Code: WM21Q7
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member hobbycachegirl
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Long Description:
In 1853, the original four blocks of this cemetery became the final burial ground for Provo Pioneers who were first buried in Fort Field, Grandview and Temple Hill and later moved to this cemetery. Some residents preferred to leave their dead undisturbed. The known ones were moved here: Matilda and Geo. W. Haws, Harriet M. Turner, Wm. Dayton, Joseph Higbee, Katherine Radford, Jessee McCarred, Jacob Cloward, Martha Wheeler, Jacob H. Barney, Matilda Park, Sarah and Wm. McLane, Sally Norton, Joseph Ivy, Margarett Fausett, Emily Roberts, Louisa Follett, Abisha Ware, Jos. McEwan, Mary E. Peay, and others. Plaque B: North side Other pioneer graves are: Elizabeth Baum, Mrs. Jerome Benson, Heber C. Davis, William Davis, William K. Follett, Elizabeth Sara Goodman, Joseph Moroni Goodman, John Haws, Sr., Willis Moss, O. Foster McCorroll, Ann S. D. Robbins, John Rogers Robbins, Daniel Stowell, Emma B. Thatcher, Edward Vincent. 1' x 2'
Marker Name: Pioneer Burial Grounds

Marker Type: City

Addtional Information:
Location:
700 S State Street
PROVO
UTAH County

Center Provo Cemetery,


County: Utah

City: Provo

Group Responsible for Placement: DUP

Date Dedicated: 1964

Marker Number: 297

Web link(s) for additional information:
http://history.utah.gov/apps/markers/detailed_results.php?markerid=1584


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