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Bear Creek Cemetery
Wyoming Twp.
Section 8
42°05'50"N
090°59'08"W

AKA Beers
John Paul Beers

Photo: Jim Christianson

Photo: Jim Christianson


Footstone for Lydia L. Gilbert. Photo: Jim Christianson

Footstones for Wm. E. M. (unidentified person) and Lydia Gilbert. Photo: Jim Christianson

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This Pioneer cemetery was restored by the Jones County Pioneer Cemetery Commission.


Click on the for a photo of the tombstone. This reading, provided by the Jones County Genealogy Society, was transcribed by Jim Christianson and proofread by Joanne Wilken. Tombstone photos by Jim Christianson.

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GIVEN NAME
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SURNAME
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BORN
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DIED
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AGE
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NOTES
AmosGilbert12-30-18035-12-1878 
Lydia L Gilbert 8-28-186418 y
LydiaGilbert 3-12-187673 yw/o Amos Gilbert
Wm Nichols18323-10-187240 y Union Army GAR. Headstone reads: "In memory of Wm. Nichols, Died Mar 10, 1872, Aged 40 yrs, Born in Virginia 1832. Sold into Missouri 1858. Joined the Union forces 1863 ever after proved true to the Union. Came to Iowa at the close of the War & was ever more respected by all that knew him. Erected by E. M. Franks."
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